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Maher to spend Thanksgiving morning 'trotting' for local charities
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 12:55 pm
The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., is once again lacing up his running shoes to raise money for local charities.
World's largest Christmas project to open collection sites in Western New York
Sat, Nov 8th 2014 07:05 am
Right now, churches, businesses, warehouses and homes across Western New York are being transformed into collection spots for Operation Christmas Child. Local collection sites hope to collect 21,000 gift-filled shoeboxes from individuals, families and groups for needy kids during Operation Christmas Child's National Collection Week, Nov. 17-24.
Aquarium of Niagara: Meet harbor seal Cruz
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 01:40 pm
On Saturday, Nov. 1, the Aquarium of Niagara revealed the official name of "Pup2014," its newest harbor seal: "Cruz."
Hospice Cruise and Clambake raises $40,000
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 01:40 pm
The annual Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise and Clambake held in July continued its tradition of great entertainment, delicious food and leisurely sailing and power boating up the Niagara River, all to benefit patients and families served by Niagara Hospice. The event, now in its 15th year, raised a record $40,000.
NU President's Dinner raises scholarship dollars, honors Glynn, Demler and Bennett
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 01:40 pm
More than 520 Niagara University alumni, students and friends came together in the name of educational access and affordability during the institution's 2014 President's Dinner, held Nov. 1 at the Seneca Niagara Casino Hotel & Event Center.
Buffalo Zoo welcomes baby giraffe
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:25 pm
The Buffalo Zoo is celebrating the birth of a male giraffe.
Community Missions Christmas program looking for sponsors
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 03:00 pm
Each year, Community Missions matches around 140 of Niagara County's neediest families with local businesses, church groups, service organizations and community members who "adopt" the family and make a holiday wish comes true.
OUN: Gift-wrap volunteers needed
Mon, Oct 27th 2014 03:20 pm
The Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation is looking for volunteers to wrap gifts at its gift-wrap booth this holiday season.
On National Food Day, Higgins joins Food Bank of WNY to promote awareness of community need
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 05:45 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins visited the Food Bank of Western New York as communities across the country recognized National Food Day with events aimed at promoting access to healthy food.
Take the plunge Dec. 13 (12/13/14), then win a honeymoon in Niagara Falls
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 03:25 pm
Dec. 13, 2014, is set to be the last number-sequential date until Jan. 2, 2034, and for those wanting a unique wedding date, people are clamoring to say, "I do."
Buffalo City Mission launches $2.3 million 'One Mission, One Hope' fall campaign
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 03:15 pm
The Buffalo City Mission has kicked off its annual "One Mission, One Hope" fall campaign by setting a goal of $2.3 million for 2014, to help raise critical funds necessary to sustain programs and services for the region's homeless.
LCA presents 'A Tribute to the Edmund Fitzgerald'
Wed, Oct 22nd 2014 11:55 pm
At 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, Lewiston Council on the Arts presents "A Tribute to the Edmund Fitzgerald" at the Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q., 432 Center St. This multisensory, multimedia tribute will be hosted by artist and Fitzgerald enthusiast Thomas Paul Asklar.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue returns to Becker Farms
Wed, Oct 22nd 2014 11:00 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue returns to Becker Farms and Vizcarra Vineyards with adoptable dogs from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Becker Farms is located at 3760 Quaker Road in Gasport. Heart of Niagara's adoptable dogs Sassy, Snoopy, Gina, Bandit and Rocky will be there to meet and greet the public.
Lew-Port Alumni Association inducts three into Hall of Fame
Sat, Oct 18th 2014 08:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Alumni Association held its sixth annual induction ceremony Thursday at the Lewiston-Porter High School auditorium, honoring Distinguished Alumni for 2014.
Pink Elephant Auction
Sat, Oct 18th 2014 07:00 am
The annual Pink Elephant Chinese Auction and Luncheon will be held Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
Renae Kimble named coordinator of Cancer Services Program
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 02:50 pm
Niagara Falls resident and former Niagara County Legislator Renae Kimble has been named coordinator of the Cancer Services Program of Niagara.
Pinktober celebrated in Niagara Falls
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 05:30 pm
On Oct. 10, The Hard Rock Café, Niagara Falls USA, hosted their 15th annual Pinktober event.
Buffalo Sabres to host 2016 NHL Draft
Mon, Oct 13th 2014 04:55 pm
The Buffalo Sabres will host the 2016 NHL Draft at First Niagara Center, the Buffalo Sabres and National Hockey League announced today.
Lewiston Fire Co. No. 1: More than meets the eye
Sat, Oct 11th 2014 07:00 am
When we hear the word "firehall," we may instantly think of fire engines, firefighters in full gear and a facility that houses all the necessary equipment. We may not automatically think of a quaint and elegant atmosphere, ideal for celebrations, and generally speaking, we would be right on the mark.
Pumpkin-carving contest
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 07:30 pm
October is the time of year when children and families artfully decorate pumpkins, and display these works for friends and neighbors. Now, your most decorative, scariest, funniest or kookiest pumpkin designs can win you one of three great prizes in the Niagara Frontier Publications pumpkin-carving contest.
NTCC awards Vespa
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 06:20 pm
Members of Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp. presented the organization's "90 Days of Summer" contest winner with a to a brand new Vespa GTS 300 at Buffalo Scooter Co.
Reception for 'Between Two Worlds: Poured Paperworks' by Sarah Brayer
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 05:20 pm
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University, in partnership with the Japan Culture Center of Western New York, cordially invites readers to a reception for the exhibition "Between Two Worlds: Poured Paperworks by Sarah Brayer" Sunday, Oct. 26, at the Castellani Art Museum.
Greater Niagara FCU donates $1,000 to Child Advocacy Center of Niagara
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 04:55 pm
Greater Niagara Federal Credit Union President and CEO Carolyn DuBois, right, presented a check for $1,000 to Laura Kelemen, executive director of the Child Advocacy Center of Niagara.
Village of Lewiston appoints new clerk
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 11:05 am
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees appointed a new clerk/treasurer Monday following an executive session to discuss the open position.
Combatting domestic violence in Niagara Falls
Sat, Oct 4th 2014 07:00 am
In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Family and Children's Service of Niagara Inc. joined with officials from the PASSAGE Shelter and Niagara Falls Police Department Wednesday to mark the first-ever Domestic Violence Ribbon Walk and "Unmasking Domestic Violence" art exhibit in the Cataract City.
Niagara University to recognize seven educational leaders during 2014 awards dinner
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 08:30 pm
Niagara University's College of Education will recognize the contributions of seven educational leaders from the Western New York and Southern Ontario communities during its annual professional recognition ceremony this Thursday.
Hair's to you
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 08:30 pm
This past Thursday, Sandy Santos, Complete Senior Care PACE participant and a Niagara Falls resident, had her head shaved by Complete Senior Care employee and breast cancer survivor Kim Williamson.
Higgins, Ryan endorse Riverkeeper plan for Buffalo's Outer Harbor
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 08:20 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins and New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan announced they are endorsing a plan for the development of Buffalo's Outer Harbor that was created by Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper.
Conservationist, nature photog awarded at Wildlife Fest
Tue, Sep 30th 2014 03:30 pm
The annual Wildlife Festival returned to the New York Power Authority's Power Vista, the visitors center for its Niagara Power Project, on Sept. 27 and 28. The event drew crowds of more than 18,000 people.
'Walkable, Bikeable Niagara Falls'
Tue, Sep 30th 2014 03:00 pm
"Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work and Play," a program of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County, will host a "Walkable, Bikeable Niagara Falls" workshop Oct. 7 at the Niagara Falls Public Library on Main Street.
Jackie James-Creedon presented U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Award for Activism on Tonawanda Coke
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 04:50 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins presented Tonawanda resident and community activist Jackie James-Creedon with an Environmental Quality Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
 

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