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Scotty Bowman Showcase slated for April 27
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 11:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres on Thursday announced the 16th Scotty Bowman Showcase will take place Wednesday, April 27, at KeyBank Center.
The Queen City never sleeps: Buffalo's underrated FGC scene
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 09:30 pm
Buffalo, New York - the "Queen City" of New York state. When people think Buffalo, their mind usually jumps to chicken wings and football fans jumping into folding tables. One thing that usually doesn't come to mind is the world of esports.
WNY firefighters join FASNY as RecruitNY campaign returns for 13th year
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 10:35 am
On Tuesday, the Wendelville Fire Department hosted the kick-off event for the annual RecruitNY campaign in Western New York. Members from the Firefighters Association of the State of New York (FASNY), along with fire service officials from Niagara County and county legislators highlighted the weekend in which volunteer fire departments across New York state open their doors to residents with the goal to increase membership.
'Test, Tune, and Time' to start 64th season of racing at Ransomville Speedway
Tue, Apr 19th 2022 02:25 pm
Drums of VP Race Fuels, Hoosier Tire giveaways, and free pit passes will be handed out to the front row of each division during Ransomville Speedway's "Test, Tune, and Time" on Friday, April 29. Drivers will be racing against the clock to see who will be on the front row of their division's feature on opening night, Friday, May 6, presented by VP Racing Small Engine Fuels.
'Jurassic World Live Tour' returns to Buffalo Oct. 21-23
Tue, Apr 19th 2022 02:25 pm
"Jurassic World Live Tour" returns to KeyBank Center from Oct. 21-23. A press release called it "an exhilarating and unpredictable live, family entertainment experience that brings the wonder and thrills of 'Jurassic World' to generations of fans."
Gas prices continue to drop: Higher-ethanol gasoline to be sold this summer
Mon, Apr 18th 2022 12:20 pm
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $4.08, down 3 cents change from last week. One year ago, the price was $2.87. The New York state average is $4.18, down 4 cents from last week. A year ago, the NYS average was $2.89.
Traffic remains hot topic as Town of Niagara leaders continue Amazon facility discussion
Fri, Apr 15th 2022 11:00 am
Progress continues regarding plans to bring an Amazon shipping and warehouse facility to the Town of Niagara.
Youngstown Business and Professional Association updates members on happenings for 2022
Fri, Apr 15th 2022 11:00 am
It was close to a full house Tuesday evening as the Youngstown Business and Professional Association held its spring membership meeting at Ray's Tavern on Lake Road in Porter.
Lions Club leading Earth Day cleanup in Lewiston
Fri, Apr 15th 2022 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Earth Day cleanup will be held Saturday, April 23, starting at the Red Brick Municipal Building, 145 N. Fourth St. Sign-in will start at 8 a.m., followed by volunteer instruction and a group photo at 9 a.m. Organizers anticipate clean up activities will last approximately one hour.
YWCA of the Niagara Frontier hosting annual cash raffle fundraiser
Wed, Apr 13th 2022 01:05 pm
The YWCA of the Niagara Frontier will hold its annual cash raffle from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at Shawnee Volunteer Fire Co., 3747 Lockport Road, Sanborn. This year's cash raffle will be a "Roaring '20s"-themed event described as both fun and casual.
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute hosts culinary competition to honor Monte Dolce
Tue, Apr 12th 2022 05:10 pm
The Niagara Falls Culinary Institute will host the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Monte Dolce Spring Classic Competition from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 23-24. While most competitors are from NFCI, there are also participants from California, the Patterson Club in Connecticut, the Duquesne Club in Pittsburgh, and one competitor from Guatemala.
Great Place to Work names Wegmans a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, ranking No. 3
Mon, Apr 11th 2022 01:10 pm
Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine have honored Wegmans as one of this year's 100 Best Companies to Work For. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list. Wegmans has been on the list every year, and this year ranks No. 3. Earning a spot means that Wegmans is one of the best companies to work for in the country.
Lewiston man to be featured on 'Antiques Roadshow'
Mon, Apr 11th 2022 09:15 am
Lewiston resident Lloyd Draper will appear on the PBS hit "Antiques Roadshow" at 8 p.m. Monday, April 25. The program airs locally on WNED.
Niagara Sailing Club rebuilds after devastating fire
Sat, Apr 9th 2022 07:00 am
At the age of 11, Jack Dally began sailing at the Niagara Sailing Club on East River Road. It wasn't long before sailing was a big part of his life. He developed his skills by participating in the various sailing programs that the club offered for youth.
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: Stone House has storied history
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 11:00 am
Welcome back to our eighth bicentennial building in the series, the great old building at 755 Center St., today known as the Stone House pub. This is one of Lewiston's premiere summer venues for fun and frolic. Currently, it is owned and operated by Emery Simon and family.
Mayor Brown: Things are really hopping at iconic Broadway Market this Easter season
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 10:30 am
City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown recently announced the lineup of Easter vendors and activities are attracting big crowds at the historic Broadway Market. From April 1-6, the market welcomed more than 9,000 visitors - and the busiest days of the Easter season are yet to come.
Wellness walk in Niagara Falls will focus on community connection, health
Tue, Apr 5th 2022 02:15 pm
The Niagara Falls National Heritage Area and Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative are partnering together once again to host "Walk With Us," a 5K wellness walk, from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, April 24, beginning at the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center at 825 Depot Ave. West.
Niagara County Department of Health holding free rabies clinic in Town of Porter
Mon, Apr 4th 2022 10:25 am
The Niagara County Department of Health is holding a free rabies clinic at the Town Porter Highway Garage, 1800 Braley Road, from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, April 9. These hours changed to afternoon (from previous postings) in order to accommodate staffing.
To boost or not to boost? UB's Russo discusses what new FDA guidelines mean
Mon, Apr 4th 2022 10:25 am
The FDA's approval last week of a fourth COVID-19 shot is injecting additional questions into the conversation over who should get which booster and when.
National Grid reminds customers to call 811 before digging
Mon, Apr 4th 2022 07:00 am
Knowing where underground utility lines are buried before you dig can prevent serious injury, property damage and service interruptions from accidental damage to electric, gas, telephone, water, sewer, cable or fiber optic systems. Before undertaking yardwork and other activities that involve digging, National Grid reminds customers to follow the law and call 811 so that local utilities can mark the location of underground lines. The service is available free of charge.
DEC announces availability of in-person hunter education course opportunities
Mon, Apr 4th 2022 07:00 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos recently announced in-person hunter education classes are being offered throughout New York this spring in advance of the May 1 opener of spring turkey season.
Niagara Falls City School District, NCCC celebrate Bloneva Bond
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 10:25 am
Niagara County Community College and Niagara Falls City Schools were part of the statewide "Women's Empowerment Draft" throughout the month of March. The two schools joined 24 other colleges and 30 grade schools to collectively celebrate Women's History Month. The program, created by Alfred University's Art Force 5, uses a pro-sports theme to build enthusiasm for historic icons.
Nearly 70 million COVID-19 tests so far distributed to New Yorkers
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 10:05 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul recently announced nearly 70 million over-the-counter coronavirus tests have been distributed by the state, so far, as part of ongoing efforts to protect New Yorkers during the pandemic.
Higgins honors Vietnam vet Roger Dearmyer on National Vietnam War Veterans Day
Wed, Mar 30th 2022 10:10 am
Marking National Vietnam War Veterans Day on Tuesday, Congressman Brian Higgins honored local veteran, Purple Heart recipient, Erie County Sheriff's Deputy and U.S. Army Specialist Roger Dearmyer, who recently passed on Dec. 31. Higgins' team said Dearmyer is "remembered by many as a hero on foreign soil and at home."
New York Power Authority fishing piers to open for season
Tue, Mar 29th 2022 10:05 am
New York Power Authority fishing facilities including the fishing pier at the base of NYPA's Robert Moses Niagara Power Plant will open for the season Friday, April 1, weather and water levels permitting. The fish cleaning station and handicap access elevator at the dam site will also be available if temperatures remain above freezing.
Buffalo Bills: $600M investment from NYS will be matched by investments from NFL, Bills & Erie County to keep team for 30 years
Mon, Mar 28th 2022 12:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul and Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz on Monday announced an agreement between New York state, Erie County and the NFL's Buffalo Bills franchise for a $1.4 billion new stadium in Orchard Park. Hochul's negotiations secured a 30-year commitment for the Bills to remain in Buffalo, and a combined $550 million from the NFL and Bills - approved by the NFL owners.
Upcoming Grand Island Library raffle to feature colorful book pillows
Sat, Mar 26th 2022 10:20 am
Children between the ages of newborn and 12 years will have the opportunity to win books and colorful book pillows in a raffle being held at the Grand Island Memorial Library in April. Thirteen book pillows were donated to the library by members of the Grand Island Golden Age Center.
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: Backstory behind Barton Hill
Fri, Mar 25th 2022 11:00 am
Today, we turn our attention to one of our most remarkable properties, owned currently by past HAL President Diane Finkbeiner and her husband, Ed. They continue supporting our efforts even from afar. Thank you, Diane and Ed.
Niagara County Legislature recognizes March as Agriculture Month
Fri, Mar 25th 2022 11:00 am
Niagara County Legislator Mike Hill presented a proclamation at Tuesday night's legislature meeting to Niagara County Farm Bureau President John King and Farm Bureau Vice President Jeannette Miller, owner of The Eclectic Farmstead in Newfane. This was done in celebration of March as National Agriculture Month.
Hochul announces State Police commitment to boosting ranks of female troopers
Wed, Mar 23rd 2022 03:55 pm
During Women's History Month, Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday announced the New York State Police joined other police departments across the country by signing the "30x30 Pledge," a commitment to increase the representation of women in the ranks while improving the experiences of women in law enforcement.
'Rhythm and Brews': Musical beer & food tasting to benefit Kleinhans Music Hall set for June 16
Mon, Mar 21st 2022 03:50 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall announced its annual fundraiser, "Rhythm and Brews," will take place from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, June 16, in the Mary Seaton Room at the famed Buffalo venue. The event was originally scheduled for 2020, but was postponed due to the pandemic.
UB to lead $7.5 million project to improve computer chip reliability and security via revolutionary testing advancements
Mon, Mar 21st 2022 10:00 am
The University at Buffalo has been selected by the Department of Defense (DoD) to lead a $7.5 million project to develop new concepts for precision testing of important qualities of semiconductor chips.
City of Buffalo Animal Shelter pets riding in style in new 'PAWS Truck' mobile adoption vehicle
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 01:25 pm
The City of Buffalo Animal Shelter unveiled its new "PAWS Truck," a mobile adoption vehicle that will help shelter animals find their forever homes.
Developers bring new life to old Kmart site in Niagara
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 10:00 am
After several years of dormancy, the former site of Kmart on Military and Packard roads in the Town of Niagara is seeing activity.
Lewiston GardenFest now accepting applications for vendors & open gardens
Thu, Mar 17th 2022 03:10 pm
Lewiston GardenFest is now recruiting both vendors and residents interested in showcasing their own gardens for this year's event on Saturday, June 18, and Sunday, June 19. The Lewiston Garden Club presents the event.
Shea's Performing Arts Center & Albert Nocciolino announce M&T Bank Broadway Series
Wed, Mar 16th 2022 03:35 pm
Shea's Performing Arts Center has announced the M&T Bank 2022-23 Broadway Series and special engagements. President Michael G. Murphy and Broadway partner-producer Albert Nocciolino unveiled the upcoming slate of shows on Wednesday. The season includes "thrilling new productions and beloved favorites" on Shea's Buffalo stage beginning this September.
The Trews to headline Youngstown's Village Music Fest
Tue, Mar 15th 2022 10:10 am
Barry Entertainment will present the third annual Village Music Fest from noon until 10 p.m. Aug. 6 at Veterans Park in Youngstown. Canadian Rock band The Trews will headline a show that features 10 local and regional bands, including Melissa Barry & Element, Grub, No Vacancy, Scott Celani, and Tonemah. The all-day event will also feature more than 30 vendors and artisans for shopping, a beer and wine tent, games, food trucks and a petting zoo.
Niagara County to host agribusiness outreach forum
Mon, Mar 14th 2022 12:45 pm
The Niagara County Center for Economic Development will host its third annual agribusiness outreach forum from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Friday, April 8. A hybrid format has been put in place to allow for either in-person or virtual attendance.
Hochul: New SNUG Street staff trained to deploy into communities to tackle gun violence
Wed, Mar 9th 2022 04:15 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the newest employees of the state's SNUG Street Outreach program will be deployed to sites in Albany, Buffalo, Hempstead, Mt. Vernon, Newburgh, Poughkeepsie, Rochester, Syracuse, Troy and Yonkers. Hochul met with the new staff and delivered virtual remarks at the team training on Wednesday.
Sheriff's deputies help early childhood education students learn role of law enforcement
Tue, Mar 8th 2022 04:35 pm
The Orleans/Niagara BOCES' Niagara Career and Technical Education Center's school resource officer, deputy Michelle Ohar, made a guest appearance in the early childhood education class.
 

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