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Wayne Jagow to retire at end of term
Wed, Jan 14th 2015 09:25 am
County employees working for Niagara County Clerk Wayne F. Jagow were the first to find out this morning: The long-time county clerk, who has served in office for two decades, will not seek another four-year term this November.
Celebrate winter, hockey and more at HARBORCENTER and Canalside this weekend
Fri, Jan 9th 2015 03:55 pm
On the heels of this morning's snowfall, the Canalside district in Buffalo will be extra busy this weekend with a wide range of activities for all to enjoy.
Fatima Shrine prepares for Festival of Lights gala
Fri, Jan 9th 2015 12:00 pm
Pictured are several members of the 2015 Festival of Lights benefit committee with some of the basket raffle prizes for the 10th annual gala event, scheduled for Jan. 10 at Our Lady of Fatima Shrine, Swann Road in Lewiston.
National Grid encourages customers to prepare for cold weather
Tue, Jan 6th 2015 07:45 pm
As the National Weather Service forecasts bitter cold temperatures throughout the Northeast for the remainder of the week, National Grid encourages customers to take steps to protect themselves and their homes from the weather and improve energy efficiency at the same time.
Mount St. Mary's conducts formal blessing for Imaging and Laboratory Service Center
Tue, Jan 6th 2015 11:10 am
Staff gathered Jan. 5 for a formal blessing of the new Mount St. Mary's Imaging and Laboratory Service Center at 7300 Porter Road in the Town of Niagara.
Artpark hosts 'Peter Pan' auditions
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 04:25 pm
Artpark & Company has announce auditions for its upcoming Mainstage production of "Peter Pan" will be held from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at the Niagara University Annex, (located in the Valu Home Center Plaza), 6001 Porter Road, Niagara Falls.
Cornerstone Community Federal Credit Union supports Sister Mary Loretto Soup Kitchen with holiday tradition
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 09:40 am
Cornerstone CFCU held its second annual ugly sweater contest Dec. 17 to celebrate the season and help a worthy cause. Each year, employees donate $5 to wear a holiday sweater before Christmas and help the community in the process.
Island of Hope: GI Relay For Life team, Bottle Junction fighting cancer one nickel at a time
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 03:00 pm
Grand Island Relay For Life team Billy's Buddies has been raising money with a bottle and can return drive for six years, but the fundraising has never been easier since the opening of the Island's Bottle Junction redemption center.
HARBORCENTER elements added to 'Sabres Fan Advantage'
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 04:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced enhancements to their fan loyalty program, "Sabres Fan Advantage," that will allow users to earn points by patronizing HARBORCENTER and its various entities.
Free family portraits at Community Missions give the gift of memories
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:10 am
Through the generosity of Bob and Jan Inwards, Community Missions again provided family and individual portraits during the Christmas season.
Old Falls Street hosts New Year's Eve 'Kids' Club' activities to compliment Hard Rock 'Guitar Drop'
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 01:35 pm
For the second year in a row, Old Falls Street, USA, is inviting families to ring in the new year with a host of "Kids' Club" activities inside The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls.
Hard Rock Café, Niagara Falls USA, hosts 6th annual New Year's Eve Guitar Drop
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 07:00 am
Get ready to rock 'n' ring in the new year. On Wednesday, Dec. 31, Hard Rock Café, Niagara Falls USA, hosts the city's sixth annual New Year's Eve Guitar Drop.
Mount St. Mary's Child Care celebrates holidays
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 06:00 pm
Students at the Mount St. Mary's Child Care Center visited the hospital recently for a ceremony and to sing carols. The Child Care Center is in its 27th year and serves infants to pre-K students.
Greater Niagara Federal Credit Union donates to local groups
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 03:35 pm
The staff at Greater Niagara Federal Credit Union bought Christmas gifts for children in need through the Child Advocacy Center at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Breakfast with Santa at Aquarium of Niagara
Mon, Dec 22nd 2014 11:30 am
On Saturday, the Aquarium of Niagara hosted its second annual Breakfast with Santa.
'Sabres UnPucked' event returns in February
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 08:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced they will host the second annual "Sabres UnPucked" event Thursday, Feb. 12, on the floor of First Niagara Center. All proceeds from "Sabres UnPucked," for which doors open at 6:30 p.m., will benefit the Buffalo Sabres Foundation.
American Baptist Home Mission Society awards Community Missions
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 05:20 pm
Community Missions of Niagara Frontier Inc. in Niagara Falls recently received a $5,000 grant from the One Great Hour of Sharing Domestic Emergency Food and Shelter fund, from the World Relief Committee of the American Baptist Churches USA, and facilitated by the American Baptist Home Mission Societies.
Buffalo Zoo says goodbye to oldest living spectacled bear
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 02:00 pm
The Buffalo Zoo is saddened by the loss of its spectacled bear, Diana, who was humanely euthanized Tuesday due to declining health. At 35 years old, Diana was the oldest spectacled bear in the world at the time of her death.
Niagara Falls Teachers Local 801 donates turkeys to Community Missions
Tue, Dec 16th 2014 04:30 pm
The Niagara Falls Teachers Local 801 dropped off its donation of more than 50 turkeys Tuesday afternoon for distribution during Community Missions' Christmas program.
SPCA holds holiday party
Mon, Dec 15th 2014 01:15 pm
Dogs were barking up the right tree at the Niagara County SPCA's fourth annual holiday party, held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Elk's Lodge in the Town of Niagara.
Meet Sampson: Buffalo Zoo announces name of baby giraffe
Mon, Dec 15th 2014 12:55 pm
The Buffalo Zoo has announced the name of a baby giraffe who was born in October. His name is Sampson.
Islanders, Jickster work to aid Food Bank of WNY
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 07:00 am
A pair of Grand Island residents assisted DJ Jickster of 97 Rock during his record-setting ninth annual "Rock Out Hunger" to benefit the Food Bank of Western New York.
Buffalo Sabres hosting winter clothing drive
Wed, Dec 10th 2014 12:30 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will again host a winter clothing drive at four home games during the month of December.
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, Canalside announce multiyear partnership
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 04:50 pm
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and Canalside today announced a multiyear partnership. The three-year agreement establishes BlueCross BlueShield as the official health plan of Canalside, a four-season regional destination and entertainment district occupying 21 acres.
Niagara Now: Christmas around Niagara County
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 04:35 pm
The holiday season is in full swing and whether you're looking to see lights, watch history come alive, or discover Niagara Falls via a cozy carriage ride, Niagara USA is brimming with activities to keep you entertained until Santa comes down the chimney.
OCC: More than 10,000 shoebox gifts collected by Buffalo-area residents
Fri, Dec 5th 2014 06:20 pm
Buffalo-area residents rallied together to pack more than 10,000 Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts last month for children worldwide struggling with war, disease, poverty and other difficult circumstances.
Dunkin' Donuts launches partnership with Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots in Western New York
Tue, Dec 2nd 2014 05:00 pm
Dunkin' Donuts today announced its partnership with one of America's most iconic holiday toy collection drives through a third-year initiative with the United States Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program in Western New York.
Giving back
Sat, Nov 29th 2014 12:15 pm
On Thanksgiving morning, St. Peter R.C. parishioners helped local food pantries by donating nonperishable food items, which were presented as the offering during Mass.
Aquarium of Niagara 'Cruzes' into holiday season
Fri, Nov 28th 2014 07:00 am
With the holiday season fast approaching, the Aquarium of Niagara is getting ready to celebrate with a series of events, specials and donation drives.
'Turkeys for Tickets' drive nets 2,220 turkeys for Buffalo City Mission, Food Bank of WNY
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 12:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres partnered with Tops Friendly Markets and Entercom Buffalo for a Thanksgiving turkey drive this morning and collected more than 2,220 20-pound frozen turkeys for the Buffalo City Mission and the Food Bank of Western New York.
'Small Business Saturday' supported
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 11:55 am
The Grand Island Town Board issued a town proclamation in recognition of "Small Business Saturday," which will take place Nov. 29, the first Saturday after Thanksgiving and a day after "Black Friday."
Lewiston Museum open during Christmas Walk
Mon, Nov 24th 2014 09:00 pm
The Lewiston Museum will be open to the public during the Lewiston Christmas Walk, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6-7.
Erie County prepares for thaw, potential flooding
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 07:00 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined Saturday by numerous elected officials in visits to snow-affected areas around Erie County, checking on the status of widespread cleanup efforts and discussing county preparations for potential flooding.
NU: Suzanne Karaszewski named Outstanding Employee of the Quarter
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 02:40 pm
Suzanne Karaszewski, graphic designer in Niagara University's office of public relations, marketing and communications, has been named NU's Outstanding Employee of the Quarter. Karaszewski, of Kenmore, was presented with the award by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara president.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue at Walden Galleria Sunday
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 02:50 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present at the Walden Galleria Mall with adoptable dogs this Sunday, Nov. 23.
NFP announces pumpkin-carving, Facebook contest winners
Tue, Nov 18th 2014 08:00 pm
Following a strong round of entries in its pumpkin-carving competition, and a string of new "Likes" on Facebook, Niagara Frontier Publications has announced the winners of its annual fall contests.
Niagara Hospice holds Light-A-Life ceremony
Tue, Nov 18th 2014 04:35 pm
The Niagara Hospice Alliance will hold the annual Light-A-Life Memorial Tree Lighting Ceremony at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6.
Lewiston Tour of Homes sponsors announced
Sat, Nov 15th 2014 11:55 pm
More than 60 local businesses and individuals have stepped forward to sponsor the 2014 Historical Association of Lewiston's Tour of Homes. Topping the list is Chris Castellani of Supermarket Liquors and Wines.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital acquires new vans for courtesy transportation service
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:55 pm
Thanks to the generosity of the Maid of the Mist Corp., Mount St. Mary's Hospital recently acquired two new Chrysler Town & Country vans to continue their courtesy transportation service known as VanGo.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue at Walden Galleria this Saturday
Thu, Nov 13th 2014 08:30 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at the Walden Galleria Mall. Volunteers will be on the lower level in front of Famous Footwear, which is located between Lord and Taylor and Macy's.
 

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