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Buffalo Sabres, Buffalo Common Council to dedicate trailblazing sign to Rick Jeanneret
Fri, Sep 15th 2023 11:30 am
The Buffalo Sabres, in partnership with the Buffalo Common Council, will honor the late Rick Jeanneret, the iconic voice of the Buffalo Sabres, through the dedication of a trailblazing sign on Perry Street outside of KeyBank Center, the home of the Buffalo Sabres.
PHOTOS: 'Lewiston Jeopardy' raises funds for HAL
Fri, Sep 15th 2023 11:05 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston held its annual "Lewiston Jeopardy" beer and pizza night fundraiser Thursday at the Brickyard Brewing Company.
Lewiston Town Board approves local laws, endorses Academy Park public art project
Fri, Sep 15th 2023 11:00 am
The return of Monday's Lewiston Town Board monthly work session was brief but productive. With the Buffalo Bills "Monday Night Football" game approaching, members whisked through two public hearings and approved local laws; heard a presentation by the Lewiston Council on the Arts; and discussed plans for holiday ice rink activities.
ECSO issues traffic, parking advisories for Bills game
Thu, Sep 14th 2023 06:05 pm
In preparation for Sunday's Bills home opener at Highmark Stadium, Erie County Sheriff John Garcia announced a number of pre- and post-game traffic advisories intended to assist fans planning to attend the game, as new stadium construction continues.
New Damar Hamlin PSA set to kick off a lifesaving football season
Mon, Sep 11th 2023 01:40 pm
As professional football returns to stadiums across the country, Damar Hamlin is speaking out to encourage fans everywhere to be ready in a cardiac emergency.
Explore & More is temporarily closing for one month beginning Sept. 14
Mon, Sep 11th 2023 01:30 pm
Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum will be temporarily closing for one month, closing on Sept. 14, and reopening on Oct. 18, to conduct its annual maintenance week and install a new exhibit.
NT Farmers Market aims for the top
Fri, Sep 8th 2023 11:00 am
The North Tonawanda City Market wants to be the top farmers market in the nation. And the market manager and city mayor are asking for the support of the market's customers and fans to help it win.
Sally and Josiah Tryon return to Lewiston
Fri, Sep 8th 2023 07:00 am
As part of the National Federation of Just Communities national conference in Buffalo this week, members on Wednesday took a daytrip to Lewiston. Their tour bus stopped at the Freedom Crossing Monument on Water Street, and they were greeted by Sally and Josiah Tryon (aka Eva Nicklas and Tim Henderson). The two Lewiston legends recounted tales of first coming to the village, efforts to lead people to freedom, and the story behind Susan Geissler's famed bronze statue.
Guardsmen based in Niagara Falls, around NYS, head to South African competition
Wed, Sep 6th 2023 10:20 am
Fifteen New York National Guard soldiers and airmen are headed to the Republic of South Africa on Friday, Sept. 8, to compete in the South African National Defence Force Military Skills Competition.
Niagara Hospice Mighty Niagara Half Marathon named in Top 10 half marathons around world
Wed, Sep 6th 2023 10:20 am
Niagara Hospice announced its annual Mighty Niagara Half Marathon has been named in Top 10 Destination Half Marathons Around the World by Outdoors Wire powered by USA Today Sports.
Recycler gifts $9,000 to Camp Good Days
Tue, Sep 5th 2023 02:35 pm
On Friday, electronics recycler Sunnking presented a $9,875.01 check to Camp Good Days and Special Times, a nonprofit organization helping children and families with cancer. The funds were raised as a part of Sunnking's 13th annual "e-Scrap for Camp" fundraiser. The company saw 323 area businesses participate in the electronics recycling donation drive between Buffalo and Rochester.
3 nights of hope in Buffalo: World-renowned international speaker Nick Vujicic to hold events
Mon, Sep 4th 2023 07:00 am
Life Without Limbs and Kingdom Bound Ministries have announced three nights of inspiration and hope when motivational speaker Nick Vujicic brings his "Rise Victorious" events to Buffalo this September. The free events will come to Eastern Hills Church in Williamsville on Thursday, Sept. 28; Elim Christian Festival in Buffalo on Sept. 29; and Life Church Buffalo in West Seneca on Sept. 30. All three events are open to the public.
'School's Open, Drive Carefully': A life-saving message for 77 years
Thu, Aug 31st 2023 08:00 pm
AAA Western and Central New York, along with law enforcement, has kicked off its annual "School's Open, Drive Carefully" campaign as back-to-school season gets underway. With school buses back on the roads, commuters should give themselves extra time and be prepared for bus traffic. Motorists should also be cognizant of less-experienced students drivers returning to high school and college.
Alzheimer's Association invites Niagara County residents to join 'Walk to End Alzheimer's'
Thu, Aug 31st 2023 07:00 pm
The Alzheimer's Association is inviting Niagara County residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer's by participating in the Alzheimer's Association "Walk to End Alzheimer's" on Saturday, Sept. 9, at Reservoir State Park. Registration will begin at 10 a.m., with the opening ceremony and walk at 11 a.m.
PHOTOS: France's Cirque Inextremiste brings the heat to Artpark
Mon, Aug 28th 2023 04:25 pm
The absurd acrobatics of France's Cirque Inextremiste were on full display Sunday night, as the troupe brought "Exit" to Artpark in Lewiston.
PHOTOS: Lewiston Jazz Festival doesn't disappoint
Mon, Aug 28th 2023 04:00 pm
It was a magnificent weekend for the annual Northwest Lewiston Jazz Festival.
2023 'Lewiston Jeopardy' features battle of past champions
Mon, Aug 28th 2023 03:50 pm
They call it the "most entertaining two hours in Lewiston," and this year will feature the first time two former champion teams will face off in a battle of wits, skill and speed at "Lewiston Jeopardy." The event scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at the Brickyard Brewing Company. Not to be underestimated, two other teams with vast knowledge of Lewiston's culture and history will be looking to steal the crown from the former champs.
Finding a path from toxics to victory
Mon, Aug 28th 2023 09:15 am
An environmental group plans a Community Victory Garden near where toxics from Tonawanda Coke's smokestacks once violated federal clean air standards and sickened those who lived nearby.
NT Watch unveils newly renovated 'Imagination Station'
Tue, Aug 22nd 2023 12:55 pm
On Tuesday, the North Tonawanda Neighborhood Watch unveiled the new and improved "Imagination Station," a community toy box where residents can stop by and take or leave toys, games or arts and crafts.
Respite available for moms
Mon, Aug 21st 2023 07:00 am
The Women's Respite Program, a nonprofit organization under the Francis Center umbrella, will host a weekend just for moms with kids on the autism spectrum. The event will take place Sept. 29 to Oct. 1.
Silver anniversary: 25th annual 'Kidz 'N' Kites' set for Sept. 16
Mon, Aug 21st 2023 07:00 am
The Niagara County Youth Bureau and Niagara County Department of Social Services is pleased to announce the 25th annual "Kidz 'N' Kites" event to take place on Saturday, Sept. 16.
Falls church teaches youths Bible and cooking lessons
Fri, Aug 18th 2023 11:35 am
Colonial Heights Free Methodist Church has reached out to youths this summer with two special programs: Vacation Bible School (VBS) - and cooking.
Frontier House windows are as approved
Fri, Aug 18th 2023 11:20 am
Windows recently installed at the Frontier House are per specification, Loretta Frankovitch said Monday.
CENTER EAT: Brickyard wins Best BBQ for second year; BBC focusing on banquets
Fri, Aug 18th 2023 11:00 am
Over the course of its first two decades in Lewiston, about the only thing that's changed at the Brickyard Pub & BBQ is the location of the bar.
'Lewiston Jeopardy': Frontier House revival is focus of this year's history awards
Thu, Aug 17th 2023 07:00 am
The revival and restoration of Lewiston's iconic landmark, the Frontier House, is the focus of this year's awards, which will be presented by the Historical Association at the annual "Lewiston Jeopardy" fundraiser.
2023 'Party on the Portico' season concludes this Friday
Tue, Aug 15th 2023 11:35 am
The Buffalo History Museum's summer concert series, "Party on the Portico," returns for a final 2023 show this Friday, Aug. 18, from 6 to 9 p.m., featuring The Damone Jackson Outcome and Smac!.
Niagara County Department of Health offers free diabetes self-management workshop
Tue, Aug 15th 2023 11:30 am
The Niagara County Department of Health nursing division, in partnership with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering a free diabetes self-management workshop. The six-week course is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. to noon Fridays, beginning Sept. 8, at the North Tonawanda Public Library.
Village of Lewiston: Erosion causing delay in WellNow opening
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 11:00 am
Mayor Anne Welch said there is a good reason for the delay: "The back of the property eroded and needed a retaining wall" above neighboring Onondaga Street.
New Fitness Court debuts at Porter on the Lake Park
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 10:00 am
The Town of Porter cut the ribbon Wednesday for what could be best described as one the most technologically advanced outdoor exercise facilities of its kind.
Youngstown Lions present Robert J. Uplinger Distinguished Service Award to Paul Beatty Sr.
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 09:00 am
The Youngstown Lions Club recently selected Paul R. Beatty Sr. as the 2023 recipient of the prestigious Robert J. Uplinger Distinguished Service Award. A presentation was formally made by Youngstown Lions Club President Lois Kaminski during the Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise & Clambake at the Youngstown Yacht Club.
Red Cross: Donation shortfall may impact blood supply
Tue, Aug 8th 2023 11:15 am
The American Red Cross has seen a shortfall of about 25,000 blood donations in the first two months of the summer, which makes it hard to keep hospital shelves stocked with lifesaving blood products. By making an appointment to give blood or platelets in August, donors can keep the national blood supply from falling to shortage levels.
Make plans for 26th annual Buffalo Niagara Buddy Walk
Tue, Aug 8th 2023 11:15 am
Please join the Family and Friends Down Syndrome Association of Niagara Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)(3) and local affiliate organization of The National Down Syndrome Society on Saturday, Sept. 9, for the 26th annual Buffalo Niagara Buddy Walk in the Lewiston Kiwanis Peach Festival parade.
Stone Jug, Summer of '69 Band partner with HART
Mon, Aug 7th 2023 07:00 am
Youngstown's The Ontario House (aka The Stone Jug) presented the Home Assistance Referral Team with a check for $2,000 from the proceeds of a July 8 performance by the Summer of '69 Band.
Islander reflects on experience as bone marrow donor
Sat, Aug 5th 2023 07:00 am
Every three minutes, someone is diagnosed with a type of blood cancer. And approximately every nine minutes, someone dies of a form of blood cancer.
Beaver Island bridge replacement on schedule for 2023 completion
Sat, Aug 5th 2023 07:00 am
Progress is on schedule on the $8 million bridge replacement project of the Beaver Island Parkway bridge over the Thruway at Exit 18B, according to a Thruway spokesman.
Preorders for Police & Rescue Animal Calendar to benefit Ten Lives Club, Buddy's Second Chance Rescue
Fri, Aug 4th 2023 02:30 pm
Last week, Ten Lives Club and Buddy's Second Chance Rescue teamed up with police officers from across Western New York for the Police & Rescue Animal Calendar photo shoot at Canalside!
Marcy Playground, Deep Blue Something, top 4th annual Village Music Festival in Youngstown
Tue, Aug 1st 2023 10:00 am
The fourth installment of a vibrant Niagara County music festival is coming back to the historic Village of Youngstown where the Niagara River meets Lake Ontario. The fourth annual Village Music Festival will be held Saturday, Aug. 5, in Veterans Park.
8th annual Oliver Street Art Festival set for Saturday
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 05:50 pm
The eighth annual Oliver Street Art Festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, between Schenck and Robinson streets in North Tonawanda. The festival will feature more than 60 regional artists working in various media, including painting, photography, crafts and jewelry making.
Niagara Falls: Neighborhood yard sale at Hyde Park east
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 12:30 pm
Max and Brook were planning to get rid of years' worth of clutter from their Niagara Falls home, including furniture, clothing and even a set of snow tires. They got to planning and decided to include their neighbors. They made a flyer and hand-delivered them to people they knew around the block. The response was positive, and they decided to post a yard sign on a few lawns to see if there was extended interest.
Firefighters Association bringing 151st convention to Niagara Falls in August
Wed, Jul 26th 2023 06:20 pm
The Firefighters Association of the State of New York (FASNY) will bring its 151st annual convention to Niagara Falls, from Aug. 8-12 at the Sheraton Niagara Falls and the Niagara Falls Convention Center. Almost 1,000 people, including volunteer firefighters and their guests from across New York state, vendors and visiting dignitaries, will attend the convention and related events.
 

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