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Care-n-Share looks to make holidays better for families in need
Sat, Nov 12th 2016 07:00 am
Care-n-Share food pantry is working to make Thanksgiving and Christmas a little nicer for families in need.
Statement from DEC & DOH on air quality monitoring of Bethlehem Steel fire in Lackawanna
Fri, Nov 11th 2016 09:50 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Department of Health emergency response personnel, New York State Office of Emergency Management and New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control worked along with local fire department and emergency responders to advise on round-the-clock air quality data for any public health impacts to public and the environment.
Amherst Skating Club hosts annual figure skating competition
Fri, Nov 11th 2016 01:50 pm
The 29th annual Amherst Invitational will take place this Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 12-13, at the Northtown Center. The event is free for the public to attend. It runs from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday; while Sunday's events will begin at 9 a.m. and are scheduled to conclude around 1 p.m.
Niagara County Community College to hold Veterans Day ceremony on Thursday
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 10:25 am
Niagara County Community College will host its annual Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at NCCC's Veterans Memorial Park, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
Niagara County Department of Health offering free diabetes programs
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 10:25 am
The Niagara County Department of Health nursing division, in partnership with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering free diabetes self-management workshops throughout Niagara County.
Ransomville Speedway - a look back at 2016
Fri, Nov 4th 2016 11:45 am
The biggest news of the 2016 season at Ransomville Speedway was the purchase of the racing facility made by the Atwal family, who became the third owner in the history of the speedway.
National Hospice & Palliative Care Month celebrated throughout November
Thu, Nov 3rd 2016 06:10 pm
November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, and hospices across the country are reaching out to raise awareness about the highest quality care for people coping with life-limiting illness.
Niagara University athletics partners with Community Missions for food & toiletry drives
Wed, Nov 2nd 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara University Department of Athletics and Community Missions have partnered to hold food and clothing drives during upcoming Niagara University athletics contests.
'Ultimate Sabres Fan Experience' & ticket auction programs return for 2016-17 season
Tue, Nov 1st 2016 03:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team will once again offer the "Ultimate Sabres Fan Experience" and ticket auction programs for the 2016-17 season, with proceeds benefiting the Buffalo Sabres Foundation.
U.S. and Canada to play outdoors at 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship
Fri, Oct 28th 2016 05:50 pm
The U.S. and Canada will make history when the two rivals battle outdoors at New Era Field in Orchard Park on Dec. 29, 2017, in a preliminary round game of the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship.
Niagara Falls: It's your action plan
Fri, Oct 28th 2016 02:20 pm
The Niagara Falls Community Development Department (CD) is excited to start gathering public comments for our 2017 action plan. Through participatory budgeting, we will decide how to best use United States Department of Housing and Urban Development funds, together.
Niagara University ROTC program places in top 10% on Outcome Metrics List
Thu, Oct 27th 2016 06:50 pm
Niagara University's Army ROTC program placed in the top 10 percent on the National Accessions Outcome Metrics List, based on results released Oct. 20 by the U.S. Army Cadet Command.
Smartphone survey to track flu in Western New York
Wed, Oct 26th 2016 07:00 am
When a flu epidemic hits a metropolitan area, it's helpful for public health officials to know how quickly the disease could spread and which residents may be most vulnerable to infection.
Quadriplegic gives inspiring lecture to UBMD physicians, staff
Tue, Oct 25th 2016 05:55 pm
Twenty-one years ago to the day, Maine-born Travis Roy took his first steps onto the ice as a D-1 Boston University hockey freshman. He never could've anticipated that, just 11 seconds later, his life would be forever changed.
OUN: Gift wrap volunteers needed
Mon, Oct 24th 2016 10:20 am
The Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation is looking for volunteers to wrap gifts at its giftwrap booth this holiday season. The booth is located inside the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls and is open during all mall hours, including holiday hours.
AAA hosting job fair in Buffalo
Mon, Oct 24th 2016 10:00 am
AAA Western and Central New York is hosting a job fair this week for candidates interested in roadside assistance and truck driver positions, as well as customer service representative positions.
'Surviving...Thriving: A Journey of Healing through Art' art exhibit at Castellani Art Museum
Sat, Oct 22nd 2016 07:00 am
Artwork created by survivors of domestic violence will serve as the centerpiece of an Oct. 27 event at Niagara University's Castellani Art Museum called "Surviving...Thriving: A Journey of Healing through Art." A welcome reception will be held at 5 p.m. and the exhibit will continue through 9 p.m.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital conducts 'Taking Charge of Your Diabetes' class
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 06:35 pm
As part of its initiative to bring awareness to diabetes, Mount St. Mary's Hospital will host a "Taking Charge of Your Diabetes" class from 6-9 p.m. Oct. 25-27. Diabetes educator Megan Kosmoski, R.N, will conduct the three-day course.
'Sister We Win' gala to support breast cancer patients
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 01:00 pm
Out-of-pocket expenses can pile up quickly for patients dealing with breast cancer. While insurance can help, there are still lengthy co-pays to cover, over-the-counter medications to purchase, and other costs that aren't covered by insurance plans.
Family-owned farm provides local autumn attraction
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 06:05 pm
Families from all over Western New York are coming together to celebrate autumn at the Wheatfield Pumpkin Farm at 6920 Nash Road.
Symposium seeks to build community networks to address violence against women
Tue, Oct 11th 2016 11:40 am
The University at Buffalo's Institute for Research and Education on Women and Gender, in conjunction with the Coalition for the Advancement of Moslem Women, the Erie County Commission on the Status of Women, and other Western New York organizations, will present a symposium to address issues, responses and solutions to violence against women from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, in 120 Clemens Hall on the university's north campus.
Niagara Falls Community Development Department announces 2017 action plan schedule
Tue, Oct 11th 2016 11:40 am
The Niagara Falls Community Development Department is announcing the 2017 action plan schedule, including an expanded public participation process for local residents.
Local foundation protects 3,500 WNY homes from carbon monoxide
Tue, Oct 11th 2016 11:40 am
The first few weeks of autumn often bring to mind scarves, warm cider, colorful leaves and hearty soups. But they also mean something else. When the chill returns to the air, people turn on their furnaces for the first time, and with that comes an increased risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Grant from First Niagara Bank to allow special program to continue at D'Youville
Mon, Oct 10th 2016 11:45 am
D'Youville College has received a $10,500 grant from the First Niagara Bank Foundation in support of a federal student aid completion project that assists city high school students in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
Annual free genealogy seminar for beginners and experienced researchers
Mon, Oct 10th 2016 11:45 am
The 16th annual Buffalo Family History Seminar will be held from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 1424 Maple Road, Williamsville.
American Sign Language classes available
Mon, Oct 10th 2016 07:00 am
For those who would like to learn to have brief conversations with hearing-impaired individuals who are American Sign Language users, Independent Living of Niagara County is offering an eight-week course of instruction presented by ASL teacher Jeanette Grimaldi.
Buffalo Museum of Science presents behind-the-scenes themed collection tours
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 07:00 am
The Buffalo Museum of Science presents behind-the-scenes collection tours, hosted by the collections team, and offering the opportunity for guests to our research collections, special collections and teaching collections.
Take advantage of free paper shredding at BBB's annual 'Secure Your ID Day'
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 07:00 am
In 2015, 13.1 million Americans reported they were victim of identity fraud.
Look Good Feel Better program helps women overcome side effects of cancer treatment
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 07:00 am
Look Good Feel Better, a free national public service program for women who are undergoing cancer treatment, will be offered to female cancer patients on Monday, Oct. 17, from 6 -8 p.m. in the HSBC Community Room at The Heart Center of Niagara, 571 10th St.
Bills, Sabres join UB to celebrate 'One Buffalo Day'
Wed, Oct 5th 2016 04:15 pm
The State University of New York at Buffalo, in partnership with Pegula Sports and Entertainment, will celebrate "One Buffalo Day" on Saturday, Oct. 8, when the UB Bulls host Kent State at 3:30 p.m. at UB Stadium.
Elderwood becomes presenting sponsor of BPO's 'Coffee Concert Series'
Wed, Oct 5th 2016 09:40 am
Another Western New York company has joined forces with the Buffalo Philharmonic to provide support for music in the community.
Niagara Falls church to celebrate
Mon, Oct 3rd 2016 07:00 am
All are welcome to join the Walnut Avenue Christian Church, at 601 28th St., Niagara Falls, as it hosts a 100th anniversary celebration from Oct. 7-9.
'Spooktacular' returns
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:00 am
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum will host its annual Halloween "Spooktacular" party from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at 180 Thompson Road, North Tonawanda.
Higgins, Collins, Slaughter & Reed lead coalition pressing FAA to reject attempts to scale back co-pilot training requirement
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:50 pm
Congress members Brian Higgins, Chris Collins, Louise Slaughter and Tom Reed led a bipartisan letter signed by 22 members of the House of Representatives urging the Federal Aviation Administration to reject proposals to scale back co-pilot training requirements.
Ortt secures state funding in support of Niagara Falls methadone clinic
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 05:50 pm
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, today announced he has secured $150,000 in state funding to assist with an expansion project to keep Northpointe Council's methadone clinic at its current location at the Niagara County Trott Access Center in Niagara Falls.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center schedules flu shot clinic
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 05:50 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will conduct a flu shot clinic for adults 18 and older from 3-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4.
State Parks announce island waterfowl blind drawings
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 12:20 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has announced lottery drawings for the first half of waterfowl hunting season have been scheduled at Beaver Island State Park.
Koch to speak at DAR meeting
Mon, Sep 26th 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara Falls chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will begin its 2016-17 year with a potluck luncheon meeting on Saturday, Oct. 1, at noon. The meeting will be held at Island Presbyterian Church, 1822 Huth Road.
Hibernians slate 'Fall Fun Party'
Sun, Sep 25th 2016 12:00 am
Amid your host of fall chores and activities already piling up this weekend, the Niagara Falls Ancient Order of Hibernians invite you to "take a break" and visit its second annual Irish-American Fall Fun Party. The event takes place from 4-10 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 24, at the St. John de LaSalle Parish Center, 8477 Buffalo Ave, Niagara Falls.
Carrousel Museum begins fall hours, readies for seasonal events
Sat, Sep 24th 2016 07:00 am
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum has begun its fall hours of operation. The museum will be open for general admission Wednesdays through Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. The Kiddieland will be open weekends until Oct. 16, weather permitting.

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