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End hunger ... one step at a time: Community Missions to host 'Walk for Niagara'
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 09:00 pm
Community Missions will host its annual "Walk for Niagara" on Saturday, April 30, at Whirlpool State Park.
Niagara County leads by example on organ donor registry: Jastrzemski, Updegrove, gov't leaders sign up to donate
Wed, Apr 6th 2016 02:10 pm
Surrounded by roughly two-dozen county leaders who agreed to be organ donors, Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski added his name to the New York State Donate Life Registry at the Lockport Department of Motor Vehicles Tuesday.
Lewiston Lions offers $500 scholarship
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 11:55 am
The Lewiston Community Lions Club is offering a $500 scholarship for a graduating 2016 senior from Lewiston-Porter High School. Interested students are instructed to go to their guidance office for an application.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announces 2016 board appointments
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 11:55 am
The Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center board of directors confirmed its 2016 slate of officers and re-elected five incumbent board members to three-year terms at its annual meeting on April 4.
Chamber Gala: Hon. Truesdale is Town of Porter Citizen of the Year
Sat, Apr 2nd 2016 07:00 am
Town of Porter Justice David Truesdale has been chosen by Supervisor Merton Wiepert and the Town Council as the 2016 Town of Porter Citizen of the Year.
Teresa Lawrence recognized for impact on community
Fri, Apr 1st 2016 06:40 pm
Teresa Lawrence, Ph.D., superintendent of the Grand Island Central School District, has been selected to receive the 2016 Graduate School of Education Distinguished Alumni Award.
Erie County Fair announces 'Happy Together' Tour
Thu, Mar 31st 2016 12:10 pm
The Erie County Fair has announced the "Happy Together" Tour will perform inside the GUSTO Grandstand as part of the National Grid Concert Series at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11.
Heart of Niagara Adoption event at Tractor Supply Lockport
Wed, Mar 30th 2016 02:55 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs Corey, Maddie, Mollie, Sugar, Tillie and Zandie from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, April 2, at Tractor Supply, 6015 S. Transit Road in Lockport (next to Lockport Athletic & Fitness and Flips Gymnastics).
NU president discusses higher education opportunities for Vietnamese students with Catholic cardinal in Vietnam
Tue, Mar 29th 2016 05:15 pm
The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, met with Vietnamese Cardinal Pierre Nguyen Van Nhon during a trip to Hanoi this week.
Chamber Gala: Ron Winkley is Town of Lewiston Citizen of the Year
Sat, Mar 26th 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce announced the Town of Lewiston supervisor and council chose Ron Winkley as the 2016 Town of Lewiston Citizen of the Year.
Hippity and hoppity
Fri, Mar 25th 2016 10:45 am
The Lewiston office of RealtyUSA recently held its annual "Hop In" at 505 Center St., in the Village of Lewiston. The public was invited to enjoy hot dogs, chips, cookies, a coloring contest, candies, egg decorating and, of course, the Easter Bunny!
Niagara Jet Adventures open for 2016 season
Wed, Mar 23rd 2016 04:00 pm
Youngstown's Niagara Jet Adventures was first on the water this year, opening for the 2016 season on Tuesday.
Empower's new bottle and can redemption center offers work opportunities for individuals with disabilities
Tue, Mar 22nd 2016 10:20 am
Empower, the not-for-profit organization formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy, recently has opened a bottle and can redemption center, called Empties for Empower.
On the hunt: Youngstown Lions announce annual Easter Egg Hunt
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 07:00 am
Youngstown Lions Club President Ernest Lavigueur announced the Youngstown Lions will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 26, at Fort Niagara State Park. The hunt will begin near the Nature Center by the swimming pool.
Chamber Gala: Timothy Henderson is Village of Lewiston Citizen of the Year
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 07:00 am
Timothy Henderson has been chosen by Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano and the Board of Trustees as the 2016 Village of Lewiston Citizen of the Year.
Help choose a name for Buffalo Zoo's baby gorilla
Tue, Mar 15th 2016 12:35 pm
The Buffalo Zoo is inviting the community to help choose a name for its new baby gorilla.
Support Wild Kritters of Niagara County
Sat, Mar 12th 2016 07:00 am
Sometime in our own lifetimes we may be in need of help -- the same holds true for our wildlife.
Memorial 'Spreads the Word to End the R-Word'
Wed, Mar 9th 2016 03:30 pm
More than 150 staff members and visitors to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center recently took the pledge to "Spread the Word to End the Word," a campaign supported by the Golisano Foundation urging society to end the use of the R-word.
Islander's spirit inspires Love Fest for young adults facing cancer
Sat, Mar 5th 2016 07:00 am
Kali Korzelius lived with the mantra, "I want to bring life to the people." An event in her memory will do both that and raise money for young people with cancer.
State awards $4.9 million to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 04:45 pm
The New York State Department of Health today awarded three grants totaling $4.9 million to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center in support of a trio of community health care initiatives.
Niagara Falls turns blue: Officials raise awareness for Colon Cancer Awareness Month
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 03:25 pm
Blue light will illuminate Niagara Falls at 10 p.m. tonight in recognition of National Colon Cancer Awareness Month.
Lewiston Lions receive Lions Club International awards
Thu, Mar 3rd 2016 04:20 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions Club completed the Lions International Centennial Challenge, earning Emerald, Sapphire, Ruby and Diamond patches for providing service to the community in the "Engaging our Youth," "Sharing the Vision," "Relieving the Hunger" and "Protecting the Environment" campaigns.
Tom Keefer and Celtic Cross at Ironworks
Wed, Mar 2nd 2016 11:55 am
Tom Keefer and Celtic Cross will take the stage at Buffalo Ironworks at 3 p.m. this Saturday for a matinee show.
Gus Macker event moved to June 4-5
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 09:00 pm
The Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament has moved up a week in the schedule to June 4-5.
FASNY: Volunteer fire service leaders and elected officials call for presumptive cancer coverage
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 07:10 pm
In a powerful display of unity, leaders representing the Firemen's Association of the State of New York, the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs, and the Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York joined together with members of the New York State Senate and Assembly in an effort to extend a helping hand to volunteer firefighters facing a daunting challenge: beating cancer.
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Easter floral sales benefit people with disabilities
Tue, Feb 23rd 2016 02:35 pm
Pre-orders are due March 2 for Easter arrangements from the Niagara Floral Center and Greenhouse of Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara. Items range from $10.99 for lilies to $20/$25 for basket of tropical plants with trim to $25/$30 for a basket of fresh flowers.
Mark Daul: White Deer at Old Seneca Army Depot
Sat, Feb 20th 2016 10:00 am
Sometime back, when our kids were younger, our family was tent-camping-oriented. It was fun and full of memories.
Chamber Gala 2016: Lewiston Business of the Year: Warren's Village Hardware
Sat, Feb 20th 2016 09:30 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Warren's Village Hardware as the recipient of the Lewiston Business of the Year Award.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Fiebelkorn to chair 50th annual Citizen of the Year Awards Dinner
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 10:30 am
This year, the president of the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce, Eric Fiebelkorn, will chair the 50th annual Citizen of the Year Awards, Thursday, April 28, to be held at Byblos Niagara Resort & Spa, with the support of the entire Board of Directors participating in order to make it the best year ever.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue at Walden Galleria Mall
Wed, Feb 17th 2016 02:40 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs Jack, Devers, Maddie and her puppies Ellie, Gidget, Haylee, Izzy and Jenny, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Walden Galleria Mall in Cheektowaga.
Grand Island Board of Education: First budget input session held
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 08:15 pm
Board of Education trustees heard the first news on the 2016-17 budget for the Grand Island Central School District on Monday.
Board ponders public health, safety services for Gus Macker
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 08:15 pm
The town government met again Monday to discuss the proposal by Corey McGowan to hold the Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament June 11 and 12.
Co-chairs of Senate task force on heroin and opioid abuse call for enactment of Laree's Law
Thu, Feb 11th 2016 03:25 pm
In the wake of alarming news reports, where a deadly batch of heroin has led to 23 deaths in Erie County and numerous other overdoses in less than two weeks, Sens. Rob Ortt, George Amedore and Terrence Murphy are calling for the enactment of "Laree's Law."
Amber Small announces campaign for New York State Senate
Thu, Feb 11th 2016 02:30 pm
Community leader and advocate Amber Small today announced her candidacy for the New York State Senate in Erie County's 60th District. Small will seek the Democratic Party's nomination this fall.
With Outer Harbor property poised to change hands, Higgins welcomes next chapter in waterfront transformation
Wed, Feb 10th 2016 06:00 pm
Standing along Buffalo's Outer Harbor Tuesday, Congressman Brian Higgins recognized the history being made as final steps are being taken to transfer waterfront property owned by the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority for nearly 60 years - a move Higgins has fought to see happen for the past 14 years.
Lewiston Film Festival featured on LCTV
Mon, Feb 8th 2016 01:00 pm
Jerry Wolfgang, host of Lockport Community Television's "Happening in Niagara," recently interviewed William Cowell and Yvette Leli Aragon of the Buffalo/Niagara Film Festival, as well as Eva Nicklas of the Lewiston Council on the Arts. They talked about the Lewiston Film Festival, which will debut April 1-2.
Lewiston police eye new community surveillance monitoring
Sat, Feb 6th 2016 07:00 am
Lewiston Town Board member Al Bax revealed a new grassroots community surveillance monitoring idea at last month's board session - one that he and Lewiston Police Chief Frank Previte have hopes of getting underway soon in the town.
Buffalo Sabres, Roswell Park unite to inspire cancer cures
Wed, Feb 3rd 2016 01:20 pm
United behind the shared vision of reducing cancer's impact in Western New York, the Buffalo Sabres and Roswell Park Cancer Institute have launched a collaboration that will see the NHL franchise and the National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center teaming up to arm fans and supporters with important guidance on cancer risk, prevention and research.
Microsoft, Eric Wood Foundation donate Xbox Ones to Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Tue, Feb 2nd 2016 07:10 pm
While Eric Wood was traveling back from his first Pro Bowl in Hawaii, The Eric Wood Foundation was hard at work in Buffalo.
New gray seal, Della, arrives at Aquarium of Niagara
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 09:35 am
The Aquarium of Niagara is proud to welcome Della, a 25-year-old gray seal from the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago.
 

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