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Opportunities Unlimited golf raffle fundraiser features trip to California
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 03:45 pm
The Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation's 16th annual golf raffle is taking place from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, April 26, at the Sanborn Firehall, 5811 Buffalo St. The event offers golf enthusiasts the chance to win more than $20,000 in men's and women's golf-related equipment and trips.
Community Missions to hold Kids Café April 11
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 12:05 pm
Families of young children in the Niagara region may wonder what fun and interesting activities are available for youth on weekends. Community Missions hopes to provide an answer to this question.
Mockup of UB's new medical school passes 'worst-case scenario' wind and rainstorm tests with flying colors
Tue, Mar 31st 2015 01:35 pm
Starting in April, beams of steel will rise at the construction site at the corner of Main and High streets in downtown Buffalo, providing passersby with their first glimpse of the new University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, which will open in 2017.
NU student overcomes adversity to win national fellowship award in gerontology
Mon, Mar 30th 2015 11:25 am
"Nontraditional" doesn't even begin to describe Niagara University student Kimberly Kennedy. The 32-year-old senior has already withstood more trials than many people endure in a lifetime.
Lewiston Council on the Arts recognized with River Region Partnership Award
Fri, Mar 27th 2015 07:00 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce has announced the Lewiston Council on the Arts as its 2015 River Region Partnership Award recipient.
Food Bank of WNY receives Citybration support
Fri, Mar 27th 2015 11:25 am
Citybration invited everyone to "Take Another Look" at Buffalo from the best vantage point in the city - the top of City Hall - on Thanksgiving weekend. A freak storm had paralyzed parts of the city, causing hardship to many in the community.
Buffalo native serves aboard USS New Orleans
Thu, Mar 26th 2015 06:50 pm
A 2006 Depew High School graduate and Buffalo native is serving aboard USS New Orleans (LPD 18), one of the Navy's newest and most advanced amphibious ships, designed to deliver Marines and their equipment to and from war zones.
Ortt, emergency chief discuss state security
Wed, Mar 25th 2015 09:30 pm
State Sen. Rob Ortt met with New York State Acting Commissioner of Homeland Security and Emergency Services John Melville in his Albany office Monday.
Niagara University student receives Buffalo Bandits scholarship
Wed, Mar 25th 2015 09:30 pm
Paige Printup, a Niagara University senior studying criminology and criminal justice, was chosen as the recipient of the 2015 Native American Scholarship from the Buffalo Bandits.
Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls receives award, sets dates for 2016 Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo
Mon, Mar 23rd 2015 11:50 am
The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, host of the annual Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo, will be honored with the John Long Sr. Memorial Award for Business of the Year, presented by the Niagara County Federation of Conservation Clubs, on April 18.
'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2' to film in Buffalo
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 10:10 pm
Empire State Development today announced Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies' "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2" has chosen to film in New York state - in New York City and Buffalo.
UB President Tripathi praises men's basketball players, coaches for inspiring and historic season
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 10:05 pm
University at Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi released the following statement on the men's basketball team's first-ever game in the NCAA Tournament:
Think spring: Lewiston GardenFest now accepting applications for vendors, open gardens
Mon, Mar 16th 2015 07:00 am
The thermometer may still be stuck below freezing, but preparations are heating up for this year's Lewiston GardenFest.
Niagara County Legislature: Leaders roll out air base marketing effort
Sat, Mar 14th 2015 10:50 am
Niagara County economic development leaders and the leadership of the Niagara County Legislature helped roll out new marketing materials designed to protect the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station and its 3,000 jobs as the federal government ramps up to consider further base closures.
47th annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show set
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 01:45 pm
The Buffalo Geological Society, an affiliate of the Buffalo Museum of Science, announced its 47th annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show will take place at the Grange Market Buildings on the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg.
Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster announces re-election bid
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 11:45 am
Niagara Falls Mayor Paul A. Dyster announced his intention to seek re-election to a third term as mayor of the Cataract City Thursday.
Busy week for Buffalo Bills
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 08:55 pm
The Buffalo Bills officially acquired running back LeSean McCoy from the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for linebacker Kiko Alonso.
Aquarium of Niagara penguins have their day(s)
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 08:40 pm
Celebrate with the Peruvian penguins at the Aquarium of Niagara from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 21 and 22.
Higgins, Davis present World War II Veteran Private First Class Albin Mazur with Bronze Star
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 08:15 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins and City of Tonawanda Mayor Rick Davis presented United States Army veteran Albin Mazur, a City of Tonawanda resident, with a Bronze Star and other military recognitions for his service during World War II.
5th annual E-Scrap 4 Camp fundraiser to benefit Camp Good Days & Special Times
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:30 pm
Sunnking Inc., in partnership with Camp Good Days and Special Times, has created a program called "E-Scrap 4 Camp" that facilitates recycling old electronics from participating local businesses to generate funds for Camp Good Days.
Torn ACL doesn't tear NU junior from biking cross-country for cancer
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 11:20 am
Jake Pandolfi is rehabbing a torn anterior cruciate ligament by riding a bicycle 4,000 miles across the U.S.
Memorial staffers 'Go Blue' for colorectal cancer awareness
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 11:05 am
Staff members and volunteers at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center dressed in blue Friday to support "Go Blue," a state and national effort to raise awareness about colorectal cancer.
Erie County Office for the Disabled helps 'Spread the Word to End the Word'
Fri, Mar 6th 2015 06:00 pm
The Erie County Office for the Disabled was joined by more than 15 human service agencies from around Erie County at the Central Library in downtown Buffalo Friday as part of an annual national effort to "Spread the Word to End the Word."
Buffalo Museum of Science prepares for first 'MessFest'
Fri, Mar 6th 2015 07:45 am
The Buffalo Museum of Science will hold its first "MessFest" event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 22, at 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo. MessFest invites families to explore science through messy experiments and demonstrations, including homemade slime, shaving cream, liquid nitrogen and erupting volcanoes.
Family performance at Gliding Stars Ice Show
Fri, Mar 6th 2015 07:45 am
Wheatfield and Lewiston natives Mitchell, Jen and Holly Martin will perform as a trio at the upcoming Gliding Stars annual Ice Show March 20 and 21.
Polar Bear Swim: Frigid fun in Olcott
Wed, Mar 4th 2015 04:55 pm
The 46th annual Olcott Lions Club "Swim For Sight" was good, cold fun Sunday at Krull County Park in Olcott Beach.
Spring Fever Antique Fair
Tue, Mar 3rd 2015 07:15 pm
Cases of spring fever are at epidemic proportions this year. The Spring Fever Antique Fair is arriving just in time to provide the perfect cure. The Niagara Art Trail will present the third annual event Friday, March 13, and Saturday, March 14.
Delicious fun at Aquarium of Niagara's annual 'SEAsonings' fundraiser
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:05 am
Winter may still be looming in Western New York, but the party is warming up for the Aquarium of Niagara's annual "SEAsonings" event.
Falls to 'Go Blue' for colorectal cancer awareness
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 10:50 am
The scenic cataracts of Niagara Falls will be lit up in blue March 1-7 to support "Go Blue," a state and national effort to raise awareness about colorectal cancer.
Ceretto welcomes Independent Living of Niagara County to Albany
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 04:10 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto today welcomed advocates from Independent Living of Niagara County to the Capitol.
Buffalo Zoo welcomes baby giraffe
Wed, Feb 25th 2015 08:50 am
The Buffalo Zoo is celebrating the birth of a female giraffe.
Martin's Fantasy Island to debut two new rides
Tue, Feb 24th 2015 02:45 pm
Martin's Fantasy Island has announced a $1 million expansion, with a brand-new ride and a new version of a classic to be ready for the 2015 season.
Robert Moses reconfiguration moving forward
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 07:05 am
A hybrid of the three viable Robert Moses Parkway North redesign alternatives was presented Thursday to residents, local business and tourism leaders, and elected leaders inside the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Celebrating a century
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 02:00 am
It was a special day at Northgate Health Care Facility in Wheatfield as resident Ann Defazio, formerly of Niagara Falls, celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends.
Zaccagnino serves with Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 4
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 01:35 am
Master-at-Arms 1st Class Joseph Zaccagnino, right, poses with Rear Adm. Richard Butler, commander of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 4 after being named CSG-4 Sailor of the Year for 2014.
State, Niagara County leaders unite against costly mandates
Thu, Feb 19th 2015 07:05 am
Two members of Niagara County's state legislative delegation took time to meet with county lawmakers Tuesday to discuss local concerns about the impact of expensive mandates from Albany - and left vowing to work closely together to control costs and increase local say in the management of mandated state social programs.
Planning underway for 2015 Great Contraption Race
Mon, Feb 16th 2015 04:45 pm
The second annual Great Contraption Race to benefit the It Happened to Alexa Foundation will take place Saturday morning, Aug. 1, starting from the Lewiston docks and continuing 6.2 miles downriver to Youngstown.
National Grid urges extreme caution around electricity services when clearing ice, snow
Sat, Feb 14th 2015 01:25 pm
As the region prepares to hunker down for another severe cold snap, and the icicles hanging from gutters and eaves get longer and heavier, National Grid is urging its customers to be particularly cautious around wires, meters and connections that bring electricity to the home.
Residents asked to keep hydrants clear
Sat, Feb 14th 2015 01:10 pm
Niagara County's fire coordinator urged county residents to ensure fire hydrants are dug out, noting the extra time firefighters spend shoveling their way to buried hydrants can prove disastrous during a fire.
First Niagara provides financial support for Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled
Thu, Feb 12th 2015 04:15 pm
The First Niagara Foundation and Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled are partnering to provide vocational and career readiness skills for people living with developmental disabilities in the City of Buffalo.
 

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