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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.
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara: Annual golf fundraiser date set
Thu, Mar 23rd 2017 04:05 pm
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara's annual golf raffle will take place from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at the Sanborn Fire Co. firehall at 5811 Buffalo St., Sanborn.
ECHDC: Applications open for programming & events at Canalside
Wed, Mar 22nd 2017 06:30 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. and Be Our Guest on Thursday announced applications are now open for programs and events at Canalside.
Cuomo encourages New Yorkers to sign up for 6th annual 'I Love My Park' Day
Mon, Mar 20th 2017 05:30 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced registration is now open for the sixth annual "I Love My Park" Day, to be held on May 6 at state parks, historic sites and public lands across the state.
Niagara's Conservation Federation announces award winners
Mon, Mar 20th 2017 03:40 pm
The Niagara County Federation of Conservation Clubs announced its 2016 memorial award winners:
Morinello announces Italian-American scholarship opportunities
Mon, Mar 20th 2017 02:55 pm
Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello joined his colleagues in the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators and announced the conference is now accepting applications for its annual college scholarship contest.
St. Patrick's Day celebrations to benefit Sabres Foundation
Mon, Mar 20th 2017 02:50 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Monday announced the team will sell St. Patrick's Day-themed pucks prior to the game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday, March 21, at KeyBank Center, with all proceeds going directly to the Buffalo Sabres Foundation.
5th annual 'Spring It On' fundraising campaign raises $135,501 for 155 agencies
Thu, Mar 16th 2017 01:25 pm
In a show of generosity and support for the fifth straight year, 1,870 local donors opened their wallets and gave over $135,501 to 155 nonprofits participating in "Spring It On," a 24-hour online fundraising event powered by the United Way of Buffalo and Erie County.
Buffalo Museum of Science presents Messfest
Tue, Mar 14th 2017 07:00 am
On Saturday, March 25, the Buffalo Museum of Science proudly presents Messfest. The venue will have everything ooey, gooey, sticky and fun. Guests are invited to make a mess, and staffers will clean up the rest!
Erie County Dept. of Social Services, Mobile Safety Net partners to host 'Family Night Out' in Lackawanna
Mon, Mar 13th 2017 11:50 am
The Erie County Department of Social Services will join other members of the Lackawanna Stakeholders Coalition to host "Family Night Out" on Monday, March 27, at Catholic Charities in Lackawanna.
Barefoot Christian Community to host mission workshop
Mon, Mar 13th 2017 07:00 am
Barefoot Christian Community will host a mission workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at the Town of Niagara's Calvin K. Richards Senior/Youth Activity Center.
Buffalo Sabres Green Team to hold hockey equipment drive
Fri, Mar 10th 2017 06:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres Green Team announced it will hold a hockey equipment drive at KeyBank Center starting Saturday, when the Sabres take on the Columbus Blue Jackets. The drive will run until Friday, March 31. All equipment donated will benefit Hasek's Heroes.
13th annual Scotty Bowman Showcase returns March 22
Thu, Mar 9th 2017 03:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Thursday announced the 13th annual Scotty Bowman Showcase will take place on Wednesday, March 22, at KeyBank Center in downtown Buffalo.
Buffalo Snow Bowl flag football tournament to benefit Special Olympics New York
Wed, Mar 8th 2017 03:25 pm
The first "Buffalo Snow Bowl," a six-on-six flag football tournament to benefit Special Olympics New York, will take place Saturday, March 11, at New Era Field in Orchard Park.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center: New cardiopulmonary rehab facility opens
Wed, Mar 8th 2017 09:15 am
On Tuesday, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center celebrated the completion of $100,000 in upgrades to the Heart Center of Niagara's Cardiopulmonary Rehab Facility during a grand-reopening ceremony and open house at the Heart Center, 571 Tenth St., second floor, Niagara Falls.
Lewiston Choraleers presenting Easter cantata at area churches
Mon, Mar 6th 2017 02:20 pm
The Lewiston Choraleers will present an Easter cantata at four area churches April 8, 9, 14 and 15. The cantata, "A Journey to Hope" by Joseph Martin, is a sacred work musically inspired by traditional spirituals and tells of the ministry, passion and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
 

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