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Grand Island: Citizens of the Year honored
Fri, May 19th 2017 04:35 pm
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce presented Citizen of the Year awards to individuals, organizations and businesses whose contributions have made the Island a better place.
Buffalo Philharmonic invites military personnel to Memorial Day weekend concert free of charge
Thu, May 18th 2017 08:25 am
The Buffalo Philharmonic is giving back to the men and women who served in the military this Memorial Day weekend.
Dyster proposes technical amendments to new downtown traffic ordinance
Thu, May 18th 2017 08:20 am
Mayor Paul A. Dyster announced Wednesday he signed into law a new traffic ordinance unanimously approved the Niagara Falls City Council on Monday. He further stated his proposal to request two technical amendments to the ordinance.
DEC accepting applications for volunteer fire assistance grants
Tue, May 16th 2017 10:00 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is now accepting applications for federally funded volunteer fire assistance grants, Commissioner Basil Seggos announced. The deadline for application is May 31.
Richardson Olmsted Campus & Buffalo Philharmonic present 'enLIGHTen'
Mon, May 15th 2017 10:00 am
In celebration of the successful completion of the first phase of redevelopment at the Richardson Olmsted Campus and as a special thanks to the community for its support, the Richardson and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, led by JoAnn Falletta, will illuminate the night and invite Western New Yorkers to witness a "first" for this region at 9 p.m. July 28.
Kenan Center to present 47th annual 100 American Craftsmen Show
Mon, May 15th 2017 10:00 am
The best in contemporary craft art returns to the Kenan Center in Lockport with the 47th annual 100 American Craftsmen show, June 2-4.
Niagara County Central Rotary's 'Shred-it' event set for June 3
Mon, May 15th 2017 07:00 am
People can securely shred sensitive paper documents during the "Shred-It" event, sponsored by the Niagara County Central Rotary, to be held from 2 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 3, at the Sanborn Fire Co. parking lot, 5811 Buffalo St. (Route 429), Sanborn.
Empower to honor Fran & Gary Hall for work on behalf of people with developmental disabilities
Wed, May 10th 2017 07:00 am
Empower, the not-for-profit organization formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy, will award Fran and Gary Hall the Chairman's Award at its annual golf tournament on Monday, June 19, at the Niagara Frontier Country Club, 1058 Lake Road, Youngstown. The award will be presented at the post-tournament dinner, which will be held at 6:30 p.m.
YMCA honors volunteers, partners at 165th annual meeting
Mon, May 8th 2017 11:30 am
YMCA Buffalo Niagara recently held its 165th annual meeting at Statler City. At the event, the Y celebrated its 2016 achievements, recognized outstanding youth and volunteers from each of the association's eight branches, and honored longtime board members and community partners.
Higgins announces availability of federal fire grants
Sat, May 6th 2017 07:00 am
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the Department of Homeland Security is now accepting applications for grants through the Fire Prevention and Safety program.
Poloncarz, EC Social Services Department announce opening of HEAP cooling season
Wed, May 3rd 2017 06:35 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz and the Erie County Department of Social Services have announced the opening of the Home Energy Assistance Program ("HEAP") cooling assistance program.
Youth Vet Camp planned for Erie County Fair
Tue, May 2nd 2017 12:55 pm
This summer, youth will have the opportunity to work firsthand with veterinarians and animals during the Erie County Fair's inaugural Vet Camp. The half-day agricultural experience, scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 15, and Thursday, Aug. 17, will be geared for children 11-14 years of age and will focus on three specific areas of learning:
'First Home Club' encourages, supports home ownership
Mon, May 1st 2017 12:20 pm
The Summit Federal Credit Union has launched its "First Home Club," a program to help members of The Summit save money for the down payment and closing costs of a first home.
IJC responds to Lake Ontario flooding
Sat, Apr 29th 2017 07:00 am
The International Joint Commission's Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board, which regulates the outflows from Lake Ontario under Plan 2014 as required in a 2016 Supplementary Order by the IJC, issued the following on April 25 with respect to the high water conditions affecting Lake Ontario, particularly on the southern shores of the lake in New York:
Play locally made games, meet creators at 2017 Buffalo Game Space Showcase
Fri, Apr 28th 2017 03:55 pm
On May 13, local nonprofit Buffalo Game Space will host its second annual showcase of video games and board games developed in and around Western New York.
Applications available for Sass nursing scholarship
Thu, Apr 27th 2017 05:20 pm
Applications are now being accepted for the Ruth and William O. Sass Scholarship to encourage excellence in the field of nursing.
Morinello supports New York's volunteer firefighters
Wed, Apr 26th 2017 04:45 pm
This weekend, the spotlight will be on volunteer fire services across New York, as residents celebrate Recruit NY, and recognize the enormous importance of volunteer firefighters to the communities they service.
The Trailblazing Women Speaker Series presents 'The Extraordinary Harriet Tubman: From Slavery to Freedom and Beyond'
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:05 pm
As part of the "Trailblazing Women Speaker Series," Dr. Judith Wellman will present, "The Extraordinary Harriet Tubman: From Slavery to Freedom and Beyond" at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 27.
City of Niagara Falls to kick-off Arbor Week festivities with citywide tree plantings, 'BioBlitz' events
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 04:20 pm
Mayor Paul A. Dyster will join leaders from the Niagara Falls City School District and the Department of Parks and Public Works to host a weeklong series of events marking Arbor Week and Earth Day in the City of Niagara Falls on Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29.
3rd phase of Niagara University community program focuses on kindergarten transition
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 02:45 pm
Mounting evidence illustrates early education plays a critical role in the cognitive and social-emotional development of children.
YMCA Buffalo Niagara to host annual Healthy Kids Day event
Thu, Apr 20th 2017 03:35 pm
YMCA Buffalo Niagara will host its annual Healthy Kids Day event on Saturday, April 29, to inspire children to stay physically and intellectually active all summer long. This free event is open to the community and includes activities such as family fitness classes, healthy snacks, arts and crafts, bounce houses, sports, games and face painting.
Breast Cancer Network of WNY awarded state grant
Wed, Apr 19th 2017 09:20 am
The Breast Cancer Network of WNY is conducting the first of its planned 10-part educational seminar series at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 4, at its facility at 3297 Walden Ave., Depew.
Kenan Center launches much-awaited theater revival
Tue, Apr 18th 2017 02:55 pm
The Kenan Center's Taylor Theater in Lockport is embarking on an eagerly anticipated revival of live theater, starting with the April production of "Love Letters" by Buffalo playwright A. R. Gurney.
Niagara University offering lifeguard certification course
Tue, Apr 18th 2017 02:25 pm
Niagara University's Kiernan Recreation Center is offering an American Red Cross lifeguarding certification class April 28-29. The two-day course is geared toward individuals seeking summer jobs as camp counselors and/or lifeguards.
Niagara Falls State Park eco 'Ride-and-Drive' event postponed
Tue, Apr 18th 2017 02:20 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and Clean Communities of Western NY "Ride-and-Drive" event featuring clean fuel vehicles, scheduled for Thursday, April 20, has been postponed due to predicted inclement weather. The event will be rescheduled for a date in the near future.
Erie County event to focus on child abuse prevention
Tue, Apr 18th 2017 02:00 pm
The Erie County Department of Social Services will present a discussion regarding child abuse prevention from 12:30-3 p.m. Friday, April 21, at the ECC South Campus, 4041 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park. "Before the Hotline...Building a Community, Building Hope" will focus on the programs and services available to families in crisis before child abuse or maltreatment occurs.
New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services announces opening of new recovery & outreach center in Buffalo
Tue, Apr 18th 2017 02:00 pm
The New York State Office is Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) on Monday announced the grand opening of BestSelf Recovery Community and Outreach Center in Buffalo. The center will provide free support programs and services for Western New York residents in recovery from addiction.
Rotary Club events
Fri, Apr 14th 2017 02:05 pm
Two separate Rotary Clubs in Buffalo-Niagara announce upcoming events for area residents.
American Sign Language and deaf culture classes available in Niagara Falls
Fri, Apr 14th 2017 07:00 am
Want to learn to have brief conversations with hearing-impaired individuals who are American Sign Language users - and learn more about this community?
KeyBank Foundation commits $1 million to PathStone to grow buffalo's minority-owned businesses by 5% in 5 years
Thu, Apr 13th 2017 11:15 am
The KeyBank Foundation recently committed $1 million to the PathStone Enterprise Center to enable business development and expand technical assistance services to entrepreneurs through the nonprofit's Buffalo Minority Business Assistance Project, which is committed to supporting and increasing the number of minority-owned businesses in the city by 5 percent over the next five years.
2018 cultural funding application release, applicant briefing scheduled
Wed, Apr 12th 2017 06:05 pm
The Erie County Department of Environment and Planning, in conjunction with the Erie County Arts and Cultural Advisory Board ("EACAB"), will kick off the annual arts and cultural funding program with an applicant briefing at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 20, at the WNED/WBFO Studios at 140 Lower Terrace, Buffalo.
YMCA exceeds 2017 annual campaign goal
Mon, Apr 10th 2017 11:00 am
YMCA Buffalo Niagara leadership, volunteers, and staff gathered late last week at the Westin Buffalo to celebrate the successful completion of the 2017 annual campaign.
Lions clubs to support Olmstead Center for Sight
Fri, Apr 7th 2017 03:05 pm
As part of the Centennial Celebration for Lions International, the Barker, Newfane and Wilson Lions are joining forces to host a Murder Mystery Dinner Fundraiser at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the Barker Fire hall, 1660 Quaker Road.
Sens. Jacobs and Gallivan save funding for critical child care program
Wed, Apr 5th 2017 08:15 pm
New York State Sens. Chris Jacobs and Patrick Gallivan succeeded in a last-minute effort to reinstate $500,000 in funding for the Facilitated Enrollment Child Care Program in Erie County. The program helps low- and moderate-income parents that are working attain affordable child care.
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino set to welcome KISS
Tue, Apr 4th 2017 11:50 am
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino released a true summer blockbuster on Tuesday, announcing KISS will perform a special outdoor concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19. Tickets for this once-in-a-lifetime show go on sale at noon on Friday, April 14.
Student-organized Relay For Life events set for April 7
Fri, Mar 31st 2017 07:20 pm
Niagara County Community College will hold its fourth annual Relay For Life to benefit the American Caner Society from 6 p.m. Friday, April 7, to 6 a.m. Saturday, April 8. The event will be held in the main gym, on NCCC's Sanborn campus at 3111 Saunders Settlement Road.
'Community Baby Shower' to assist Erie County moms & babies in need
Fri, Mar 31st 2017 06:25 pm
The United Way of Buffalo & Erie County will encourage donations to help at-risk mothers and their babies in Erie County as it kicks off its eighth annual "Community Baby Shower" on Monday, April 3.
City of Niagara Falls to host 18th annual Easter egg hunt
Thu, Mar 30th 2017 06:40 pm
Mayor Paul A. Dyster and the Department of Public Works will hold the City of Niagara Falls' 18th annual Easter egg hunt at Gaskill Preparatory School from 9 a.m. until noon Saturday, April 8.
United Way of Greater Niagara to host 7th annual meeting & awards breakfast
Thu, Mar 30th 2017 06:35 pm
United Way of Greater Niagara will host its seventh Annual meeting and awards breakfast on Friday, April 28, at Four Points by Sheraton Niagara Falls, 7001 Buffalo Ave. The event will celebrate the organization's 2016 annual campaign, which raised over $1 million to support 42 programs provided by 25 different agencies in Niagara County.
Chris Maloney Legacy Foundation announces first fundraising golf tournament
Mon, Mar 27th 2017 11:05 am
The Chris Maloney Legacy Foundation will host its first charity golf tournament to celebrate the life of Christopher Thomas Maloney, and to raise awareness of the growing issues surrounding addiction. The event is slated for Monday, June 19, at the Lockport Town & Country Club, 717 East Ave.