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Niagara County mental health practitioner honored by Niagara University
Wed, Dec 27th 2017 12:25 pm
Myrla Gibbons Doxey, a mental hygiene practitioner for the Niagara County Department of Mental Health, received the U.S. Counselor of the Year Award from Niagara University's College of Education. It was presented to her by Dr. Chandra J. Foote, dean of NU's College of Education, on Dec. 21.
Colvin Cleaners' 22nd annual 'Coats 4 Kids' campaign distributes record 13,350 coats
Fri, Dec 22nd 2017 03:05 pm
The 22nd annual Colvin Cleaners "Coats 4 Kids Program," sponsored by The Allstate Foundation and Fidelis Care, distributed a record 13,350 winter coats, along with hats, gloves, and scarves for local children in need, according to Paul A. Billoni, president and CEO of Colvin Cleaners Inc.
United Way of Greater Niagara receives $5,000 from Northwest Bank
Fri, Dec 22nd 2017 01:30 pm
United Way of Greater Niagara on Friday received a $5,000 check from Northwest Bank. Northwest Senior Vice President and North District Manager Lena Prohaska, Vice President and Community Relationship Officer Trina Burruss and Lewiston Branch Manager Gloria Baker presented the check to United Way of Greater Niagara President and CEO Connie Brown.
United Way coordinates toy drop for families in need
Wed, Dec 20th 2017 03:50 pm
Niagara Falls-area parents unable to purchase presents for their children this holiday season were given the opportunity Wednesday to select toys, free of charge, to take home and place under the Christmas tree.
Village of Lewiston flags at half-staff for MacLaren
Tue, Dec 19th 2017 05:00 pm
Flags were at half-staff Tuesday in the Village of Lewiston in honor of Peter MacLaren, who unexpectedly passed away on Monday.
USW, Women of Steel, Falls workers collect items for victims of domestic abuse
Mon, Dec 18th 2017 05:20 pm
Mountains of pillows and a roomful of toiletries greeted Passage House Domestic Violence Services staff when they arrived at the City of Niagara Falls Department of Public Works on Monday afternoon. For the past six weeks, United Steelworkers Local No. 9434 and Women of Steel have collected shampoo, toothpaste, deodorant, body wash, combs, pillows and sheets for the Family & Children's Service of Niagara program. Most items were purchased and donated, while others were handmade and personally delivered.
Michele Beiter named director at Space Between
Thu, Dec 14th 2017 12:40 pm
Space Between in Lockport announced Michele Beiter is joining the facility's team as director. In this role, Beiter will work with clients and customers as they look to reserve the space for their meetings, trainings and brainstorming sessions, as well as coordinate logistics of catering, excursion packages and other add-on needs.
Rotary Club volunteers for Salvation Army in season of giving
Mon, Dec 11th 2017 11:45 am
The Rotary Club of Lockport and its high school counterpart, Rotary Interact, have been active with volunteer activity this past week.
FASNY offers holiday tips for trees, lights, candles
Thu, Dec 7th 2017 04:15 pm
The holiday season is officially underway, and New Yorkers are setting up Christmas trees, stringing lights, lighting candles, and getting into the spirit of things.
Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls, USA hosts New Year's Eve celebration
Wed, Dec 6th 2017 12:50 pm
Rock and ring in 2018 with a legendary celebration at Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA, at 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31. On New Year's Eve, guests will enjoy live music and festivities, a balloon drop and champagne toast at midnight, party favors on tables and a live viewing of the ball drop in New York City from 10 TVs in the room.
Santa Claus set to land on Old Falls Street in a Rainbow Air Santacopter
Wed, Dec 6th 2017 12:20 pm
Santa Claus is coming to town and he's arriving by Rainbow Air Helicopter. The public is invited to witness this event as Santa arrives on Old Falls Street, USA, on the cross-section of Rainbow Boulevard, at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9.
LeChase Construction celebrates 'topping off' of Explore & More Children's Museum project
Mon, Dec 4th 2017 03:10 pm
LeChase Construction has placed the last steel beam onto the top of the $29 million Explore & More Children's Museum at Canalside in downtown Buffalo. A milestone event, called a "topping off" ceremony in the construction industry, was held recently with members of the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp., museum leaders and local schoolchildren to celebrate the occasion.
Phase one of Stella Niagara restoration complete
Sat, Dec 2nd 2017 09:50 am
Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper has announced completion of phase one of a restoration project at the Stella Niagara Preserve's landing in Lewiston.
Lewiston business owner restores confidence for cancer survivors
Thu, Nov 30th 2017 02:35 pm
Inside an immaculately clean, yet very cozy room within Janice's Salon and Day Spa, you'll find Gina Streck. She is the owner and operator of The Lash and Brow Boutique. Streck offers a variety of treatments from glamorous eye lash extensions to rejuvenating facials, but she is more than just an esthetician: Streck is a talented artist who is using a relatively new procedure to restore confidence to those who need it most: cancer patients.
New lights, attractions brighten Schoellkopf Park
Wed, Nov 29th 2017 05:55 pm
A holiday tradition is bigger and brighter than ever this year at historic Schoellkopf Park.
' 'Tis the SEAson, at the Aquarium' of Niagara
Mon, Nov 27th 2017 02:05 pm
Jingle and mingle with Santa on Dec. 9-10 at the Aquarium of Niagara, 701 Whirlpool St., Niagara Falls.
Holiday market to debut at Brickyard Brewing Company
Tue, Nov 21st 2017 07:00 am
Those looking for a little pre-Lewiston Christmas Walk holiday cheer are invited to check out a new event, to be held inside the village's new Brickyard Brewing Company, 436 Center St.
Ransomville Festival of Wreaths: Annual holiday happening includes many activities
Sat, Nov 18th 2017 07:00 am
Get ready to kick off your holiday season in the hamlet of Ransomville.
Niagara Falls: Mariah Carey concert cancelled
Thu, Nov 16th 2017 11:00 am
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino announced Thursday the Mariah Carey show scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 21, has been cancelled.
'Operation: Rock Out Hunger' to help neighbors in need of holiday meals
Mon, Nov 13th 2017 06:15 pm
In an effort to provide holiday meals to hungry local families, the 12th annual "Operation: Rock Out Hunger," presented by 97 Rock and co-sponsored by WKBW-TV Channel 7, will be held from 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, through 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, in the Eastern Hills Mall parking lot, 4545 Transit Road, Williamsville.
Winter has come: FASNY urges residents to stay safe while heating their homes
Fri, Nov 10th 2017 05:55 pm
An unseasonably warm October has given way to a frigid November, and across New York state the home-heating season is beginning in earnest.
DA Flynn honors local veterans with donation
Thu, Nov 9th 2017 05:00 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn presented a check for $5,000 to the Veterans One-stop Center of WNY to help fund its programs.
Lumber City Winter Walk on Webster and Oliver streets
Thu, Nov 9th 2017 03:55 pm
The Downtown Merchants and the Oliver Street Merchants have announced the Lumber City Winter Walk will take place at various local businesses and community centers in North Tonawanda from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2.
3rd annual 'Art Off the Wall' fundraiser to benefit Carnegie Art Center
Mon, Nov 6th 2017 11:00 am
The third annual "Art Off the Wall" exhibition and fundraiser to benefit the Carnegie Art Center in North Tonawanda Friday, Dec. 1. The event will give visitors a unique opportunity to purchase original 5-inch-by-7-inch artwork generously donated by local artists supporting the Carnegie Art Center. All items are priced at $20.
Veterans Memorial rededication in Ransomville
Sat, Nov 4th 2017 07:00 am
American Legion O. Leo Curtiss Post 380 in Ransomville invites the community to a Veterans Day rededication ceremony of the Veterans Memorial in the Curtis Cemetery, at the corner of Youngstown Lockport Road and Curtis Avenue in Ransomville. The ceremony will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11.
Cardiac-stroke care unit construction enters final stages at Memorial Medical Center
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 08:05 am
Construction at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's new, $4.3 million cardiac/stroke care unit is entering its final stages, and members of the nursing staff are getting excited about the prospect of caring for their patients in the new, 12,950-square-foot facility.
UB, Sisters Hospital earn national award for educating future nurses in maternal-newborn care
Wed, Nov 1st 2017 02:25 pm
The University at Buffalo School of Nursing and Catholic Health System's Sisters of Charity Hospital have been awarded the 2017 American Association of Colleges of Nursing Exemplary Academic-Practice Partnership Award.
Electric Lights Parade ready to roll for 13th time
Fri, Oct 27th 2017 05:10 pm
For 12 years, the Electric Lights Parade in the Town of Niagara has helped reel in the start of the holiday season. Last year's festivities brought out several thousand citizens and hundreds of participants in the parade itself to get everyone in the festive spirit. The same can be expected for year 13.
'Lunch and Learn' with NFP
Fri, Oct 27th 2017 03:40 pm
Last week, Niagara Frontier Publications CEO and Publisher Skip Mazenauer, Sales Representative Jeff Calarco and Tribune Editor David Yarger presented in front of several not-for-profit organizations and the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas.
Mount St. Mary's maternity department receives gift of books
Mon, Oct 23rd 2017 03:00 pm
The maternity department of the Center for Women at Mount St. Mary's Hospital recently received another donation of books to provide to new moms and families thanks to the community group Ohana100.
Lewiston No. 1 invites community to attend wine taste/food pairing
Sat, Oct 21st 2017 07:25 pm
Lewiston No. 1 Fire Co. is putting out the invite to Niagara County residents to help support the company and enjoy a fine evening of socializing.
Antiques and Fine Arts Auction to benefit Community Missions
Thu, Oct 19th 2017 03:10 pm
Community Missions will hold its annual Antiques and Fine Arts Auction on the afternoon of Sunday, Nov. 12, at the First Presbyterian Church in Youngstown. Admission is $10 per person and $15 per couple, with all proceeds benefitting crisis services and Mark's Place (HIV/AIDS residence) at Community Missions.
Edmund Fitzgerald tribute returns
Tue, Oct 17th 2017 09:10 pm
On Saturday, Nov. 4, The Lewiston Council on the Arts will present "A Tribute to the Edmund Fitzgerald" at Water Street Landing, 115 S. Water St., Lewiston. This multisensory, multimedia tribute will be hosted by artist and Edmund Fitzgerald enthusiast Thomas Paul Asklar, who will commemorate the 42nd anniversary of the disaster.
400 students, seniors rock out at HANCI prom
Mon, Oct 16th 2017 05:15 pm
The Health Association of Niagara County Inc. expected to have 400 high school students on hand Sunday at Antonio's Restaurant, Banquet & Conference Center for its annual "Senior Prom." The event is an intergenerational gathering that pairs a high school student with a senior citizen "date" for a day of dinner, dancing, music and fun.
Artpark & Company board reviews season, elects 4 new directors
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 04:15 pm
Artpark & Company's annual meeting was held Tuesday. Directors reviewed what they deemed a vibrant season of music, visual arts, theater, public art and education.
Niagara University theater faculty featured in 'Marshall'
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 11:55 am
The Western New York region plays a starring role in the Hollywood biopic on Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, which hits theaters nationwide this Friday. So, too, do three Niagara University theater faculty members, who appear in key "Marshall" scenes alongside high-profile actors Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad and Kate Hudson.
'Love Serves' at Lockport homeless shelter
Mon, Oct 9th 2017 11:00 am
As mom Bridget watches, William (age 5), Fiona (7), and Emma (3) Campbell are seen painting the office during the chapel's "Love Serves" community partnership event at the Lockport CARES campus on Saturday.
A new (Peach) Queen reigns over Lewiston
Sat, Oct 7th 2017 07:00 am
Jamie Hagerty, an 18-year-old Niagara University student majoring in psychology, won the Niagara County Peach Queen scholarship pageant last month. She also competed for Peach Queen in 2016, placing third. Jamie evolved as a contestant this year in her stage presence and ability to answer questions under pressure.
Jacobs provides funding boost to build Cradle Beach Stem Center
Fri, Oct 6th 2017 06:55 pm
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs announced a major funding award of $500,000 to support the construction of a new science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education center at Cradle Beach Camp. The Western New York STEM Center for Youth will become a year-round destination for school groups and youth agencies seeking to provide hands-on experiential learning. The estimated cost of the project is slightly under $1 million.
 

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