News Categories

Featured News - Current News - Archived News - News Categories

Top News Features

Article Title: 

Viewing articles 1 to 40 of 1923 total.
 
1234567891011 
>>Next >>
Niagara County: Impacts of new gun laws discussed in Youngstown
Fri, Oct 7th 2022 11:00 am
Area pistol permitholders and firearms supporters learned more on the impacts of recently passed state gun legislation Tuesday evening at the Youngstown firehall.
NYS Commissioner of Education Dr. Rosa, NYSED visit Tuscarora Indian School
Fri, Oct 7th 2022 07:00 am
New York State Commissioner of Education Dr. Betty A. Rosa and members of the New York State Education Department made a visit to the Niagara Wheatfield Central School District, specifically to the Tuscarora Indian School. The goal of the stop was to meet with the members of the Tuscarora Council, tour the school, and inspect the beginning of school improvements that have started thanks to monies from New York state totaling $11.8 million.
ECHDC announces unveiling of 'Round Man' sculpture on Buffalo's Outer Harbor
Thu, Oct 6th 2022 08:25 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. announced the unveiling of the renowned sculpture "Round Man" on Buffalo's Outer Harbor.
Hochul signs legislative package designed to strengthen New York's Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise program
Thu, Oct 6th 2022 08:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul has signed a legislative package intended to strengthen New York's program to support Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises. She signed the new legislation in conjunction with the state's 12th annual MWBE forum, which runs through Oct. 7.
914th Air Refueling Wing: Niagara breaks ground on main gate project
Wed, Oct 5th 2022 07:00 am
The 914th Air Refueling Wing conducted a ground-break ceremony on base Oct. 4 to begin the main gate renovation project. This $10.6 million project is expected to last approximately two years and will create temporary changes to traffic patterns inbound and outbound the installation.
AT&T and Explore & More team up to create all-new digital literacy enrichment program to help bridge digital divide locally
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 05:25 pm
Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum and AT&T have collaborated to create and bring an innovative hands-on experience in digital literacy to 3,000 Buffalo and Niagara Falls area third-grade students that attend tier-1 schools. The AT&T Digital Enrichment Experience launched Thursday, Sept. 29, with 45 students being the first participants engaging in digital literacy activities across the museum.
Memorial, NU to host COVID-19 vaccine clinic
Sat, Oct 1st 2022 07:00 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and Niagara University's Rose Bente Lee Ostapenko Center for Race, Equality, & Mission will host a coronavirus vaccination clinic from 1-5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, at the Entrepreneur School of Thought, 1110 19th St., Niagara Falls.
Erie County District Attorney's Office observes Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Fri, Sep 30th 2022 09:55 am
In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, District Attorney John J. Flynn reminds the residents of Erie County that his office remains a resource for victims of domestic violence and will continue to prosecute offenders to the fullest extent of the law.
John Mellencamp to perform at Shea's Buffalo Theatre
Thu, Sep 29th 2022 08:55 pm
On Thursday - live from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame opening of his new permanent exhibition - John Mellencamp confirmed a North American tour, "Live and In Person 2023," set to kick off in February.
Artpark presents 'En Plein Air' Oct. 8
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 04:30 pm
On Saturday, Oct. 8, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Artpark & Company presents "En Plein Air," an event organized in collaboration with the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center and Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University. Join artists from the "Niagara Painters Group" and others working on site at Artpark for an afternoon of outdoor painting during peak fall foliage season.
Community Missions to hold inaugural blessing of the animals this Saturday
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 09:50 am
Community Missions will hold its inaugural blessing of the animals from 9-11 a.m. this Saturday at its main site, 1570 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls. The event will feature clergy from various faiths blessing pets from the community. The public is invited to bring their furry (or scaly) friends out to be blessed.
Intandem holds annual Joe Cecconi Sr. Golf Tournament
Mon, Sep 26th 2022 07:00 am
One hundred golfers participated in Intandem's first Joe Cecconi Sr. Golf Tournament Monday, Sept. 12, at Niagara Frontier Golf Club. More than $30,000 was raised at the event.
Higgins: $2.5 million in new federal funding for investments in Niagara Falls State Park
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 04:15 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins was joined Friday by New York State Parks Niagara Region Director Mark Mistretta to announce $2.5 million in new federal funding for investments in Niagara Falls State Park.
Sandy Dugan gets ride of a lifetime
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 11:00 am
As the blueberry-colored jet boat circled around the Devil's Hole gorge class five rapids, Sandy Dugan began to cry what she called "tears of joy." Strapped in a red lifejacket, gripping the handlebar above her seat cushion, Dugan looked out on the Niagara River from this vantage point for the first time in her 84 years. Taking it all in as the vessel gently rocked up and down, she proclaimed, "This is every bit as exciting as Alaska." As the jet boat picked up steam and ascended its highest crest, Dugan exclaimed, "I'm so glad we did that. It was wonderful!"
Frontier House interior specs delivered, awaiting approval
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 11:00 am
Lewiston architect Jim Fittante recently presented the Village of Lewiston with interior designs for what is now being labeled "The Historic Frontier House." He submitted a conceptual site plan for 460 Center St. - including floor plans, fire protection, plumbing, mechanical and electric - on behalf of Ellicott Development.
Seneca Gaming Corp. plans 'Every Child Matters' walk to honor of victims, survivors of Indigenous residential schools
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 07:45 am
Seneca Gaming Corp. will hold its second annual "Every Child Matters" walk in downtown Niagara Falls next Friday, Sept. 30, joining communities across the U.S. and Canada in "a growing effort to bring understanding, awareness and healing to the abuse faced by generations of Indigenous children at residential schools that operated across both countries."
Local leaders comment on Canadian COVID restrictions
Wed, Sep 21st 2022 07:20 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, co-chair of the Canada-U.S. Interparliamentary Group and the Congressional Northern Border Caucus, is calling on the U.S. to end COVID-19-related restrictions at the U.S. border with Canada.
Buffalo post office to be named for Indiana Hunt-Martin
Wed, Sep 21st 2022 09:15 am
Congressman Brian Higgins on Tuesday announced full Congressional approval of legislation (H.R. 2142) designating the central park post office in Buffalo as the "Indiana Hunt-Martin Post Office Building." Hunt-Martin, who lived in Buffalo and Niagara Falls, served as a member of the famous Six Triple Eight Central Postal Directory Battalion during World War II.
Hochul announces completion of $8.6 million expansion of Pine Pharmaceuticals in Tonawanda
Tue, Sep 20th 2022 11:25 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Monday announced the completion of the $8.6 million expansion of Pine Pharmaceuticals LLC's manufacturing plant in the Town of Tonawanda.
Higgins & Castor lead national push for increased lung cancer screening
Mon, Sep 19th 2022 10:20 am
House of Representatives Cancer Caucus Co-Chair Congressman Brian Higgins and Congresswoman Kathy Castor of Florida recently hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill titled "Lung Cancer Screening Saves Lives." The event featured experts from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and Moffitt Cancer Center presenting information on:
Record crowd at 'Lewiston Jeopardy'
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 10:35 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston held its third annual "Lewison Jeopardy" fundraising event Thursday night at the Brickyard Brewing Company.
Buffalo backers: Vote for WNY's top chicken wings, pizza, place to watch a game
Thu, Sep 15th 2022 11:50 pm
Niagara Frontier Publications is expanding its fall food contest this year. Now through the end of the football season, we want your input in naming the area's best chicken wings, pizza, and place to watch a game. It could be a bar, a restaurant or a social club - the only requirement is that the nominee(s) be Western New York-based.
Susan G. Komen 'More Than Pink' Walk on Oct. 1 to help support critical patient services
Tue, Sep 13th 2022 07:15 pm
Susan G. Komen will host its "More Than Pink" Walk on Oct. 1 to raise money for programs that directly support people going through breast cancer now, and remove barriers to quality and timely care.
Leaders to conduct binational dialogue on US-Canada interests
Tue, Sep 13th 2022 07:05 pm
Congress members Brian Higgins and Bill Huizenga, along with Canadian Sen. Michael L. MacDonald and Member of Parliament John McKay, all of whom serve as co-chairs of the Canada-U.S. Interparliamentary Group, announced plans for bilateral discussions on issues related to U.S.-Canada interests. A meeting of the Canada-U.S. Interparliamentary Group is scheduled to take place in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday.
Niagara Gospel Mission debuts 'Liberty Suite'
Tue, Sep 13th 2022 07:05 pm
Niagara Gospel Mission hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for "The Liberty Suite" at its facility at 1317 Portage Road in Niagara Falls.
Niagara Wine Trail hosts annual Harvest Festival food pairing weekend Sept. 24-25
Tue, Sep 13th 2022 07:00 pm
It's harvest season along the Niagara Wine Trail - time to celebrate fall at participating wineries at the trail's annual Harvest Festival. The event is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25.
43rd annual Antique and Classic Boat Show next Saturday at BLC
Sat, Sep 10th 2022 07:00 am
The 43rd annual Antique and Classic Boat Show returns Saturday, Sept. 17, to the Buffalo Launch Club, 503 East River Road, Grand Island.
Marble Orchard Ghost Walks are back (from the dead)
Fri, Sep 9th 2022 12:10 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts recently announced the return of its popular Marble Orchard Ghost Walks.
Niagara County Department of Health to offer bivalent COVID-19 vaccine at upcoming clinics
Thu, Sep 8th 2022 09:35 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health will offer the bivalent coronavirus booster at all upcoming clinics.
Hochul: New Yorkers can now receive new COVID-19 vaccine boosters designed to strengthen defenses against omicron subvariants
Wed, Sep 7th 2022 01:05 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday announced the availability of bivalent coronavirus vaccine boosters, which are designed to add omicron BA.4 and BA.5 variants and bolster previous vaccination protection.
CDC recommends first updated COVID-19 booster
Wed, Sep 7th 2022 10:50 am
On Sept. 1, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., endorsed the CDC advisory committee on immunization practices' (ACIP) recommendations for use of updated coronavirus boosters from Pfizer-BioNTech for people ages 12 years and older, and from Moderna for people ages 18 years and older.
Higgins highlights new measures reducing prescription drug prices for seniors
Mon, Sep 5th 2022 07:00 am
Congressman Brian Higgins recently joined representatives from AARP New York, the Kidney Foundation of Western New York, the American Diabetes Association, and Erie County Medical Center to detail new provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act, recently approved by Congress and signed into law, that will reduce prescription drug prices for people on Medicare.
24th annual 'Kidz 'N' Kites' finds new location in 2022
Thu, Sep 1st 2022 11:10 am
The Niagara County Youth Bureau and Niagara County Department of Social Services announce the 24th annual "Kidz 'N' Kites" event will take place Saturday, Sept. 17, at North Tonawanda's Gratwick Riverside Park.
Greater Niagara Ballet Company hosts 'Nutcracker' auditions
Wed, Aug 31st 2022 01:40 pm
The Greater Niagara Ballet Company's "The Nutcracker" is returning Dec. 9-10 to the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center. The family-friendly holiday show features local dancers, guest artists and character performers.
Community Missions in need of supplies
Wed, Aug 31st 2022 01:40 pm
Community Missions is in need of nonperishable food items to stock its pantry and serve the needs of the less-fortunate. Canned goods, peanut butter, jelly, spaghetti sauce, pasta, rice and soup can be dropped off at 1570 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls.
'Coleus and Creatures' exhibit brings new meaning to 'plant life' at Botanical Gardens
Mon, Aug 29th 2022 02:15 pm
The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens is currently featuring a brand-new exhibit called "Coleus and Creatures."
'Lewiston Jeopardy' teams preparing (or not) for an epic battle of wits
Mon, Aug 29th 2022 07:00 am
This year's "Lewiston Jeopardy" team captains practiced their buzzer skills recently in a show of support for the Historical Association of Lewiston. The popular "beer and pizza night" tournament is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Brickyard Brewing Company, 436 Center St.
BBB tip: Student loan forgiveness has arrived - here's how to avoid scams
Fri, Aug 26th 2022 02:25 pm
The Biden administration recently announced the federal government will cancel up to $20,000 of federal student loans per person. Millions of Americans will receive student loan debt relief; unfortunately, this creates an excellent opportunity for scammers. See our recent warning about student loan forgiveness scams.
Trocaire College and Foundation 214 partner to offer veterans an IT career jump start program
Wed, Aug 24th 2022 01:10 pm
To prepare veterans for new career opportunities in information technology, Trocaire College, in partnership with Foundation 214, Inc., announced the launch of the first veterans IT career jump start program.
Lewiston's Marina Laurendi a quarterfinalist for Hollywood Bowl show
Tue, Aug 23rd 2022 03:45 pm
Singer-songwriter and Lewiston native Marina Laurendi has made it to the quarterfinals to open at one of the most legendary concert venues in Southern California, The Hollywood Bowl.
 

Hometown News

View All News