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DEC: Nearly $640,000 in Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant funding now available
Mon, Oct 24th 2022 03:50 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is now accepting applications for nearly $640,000 in Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant funding to help rural fire departments protect public safety and natural resources. The deadline for applications is Nov. 15.
Last week to register for upcoming civil service exams
Mon, Oct 24th 2022 03:50 pm
Niagara County Legislator David Godfrey said this is the last week for candidates to sign up for several upcoming civil service exams. Those interested in exams for caseworker, clerical II, correction officer and social services worker must submit an application by this Friday, Oct. 28. The exams will be given Dec. 10.
American Legion Band of the Tonawandas to appear at Cardinal O'Hara High School Performing Arts Center
Mon, Oct 24th 2022 07:00 am
The American Legion Band of the Tonawandas will hold a Veterans Day concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, at the Cardinal O'Hara High School Performing Arts Center, 39 O'Hara Road, Tonawanda. Tickets are $14 at the door or $12 in advance at the following outlets:
Leadership change at Shea's
Sat, Oct 22nd 2022 11:00 am
Shea's Performing Arts Center board of trustees on Friday announced Michael G. Murphy is no longer its president. Murphy led Western New York's premier musical theater venue for six years.
Catholic Health hosts career event for new Lockport Memorial Hospital
Thu, Oct 20th 2022 08:55 pm
Catholic Health is hosting a special career event for those interested in being a part of the health care team at the future Lockport Memorial Hospital - a campus of Mount St. Mary's Hospital. Two information sessions will be held: from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24; and from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at the New York Beer Project, 6933 Transit Road, Lockport.
Tatler to host fashion show
Thu, Oct 20th 2022 08:55 pm
The Tatler Club is hosting a fashion show at the historic Peter A. Porter Mansion, 6 Fourth St., Niagara Falls, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12.
Two-part series will offer communication strategies for Alzheimer's caregivers
Thu, Oct 20th 2022 08:25 pm
Residents in the north towns who are caregivers for people living with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias can learn helpful communication strategies during a two-part series in Lockport run by the Western New York Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. The caregiver series will take place from 10-11:30 a.m. Oct. 26 and Nov. 2 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 67 Saxton St.
Niagara County awarded $1.3 million from Department of Justice to fight substance abuse
Wed, Oct 19th 2022 09:00 am
The Niagara County Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (NCDMH) has been awarded a $1.3 million grant from the federal Department of Justice to support its efforts in the battle against substance abuse and overdoses.
Niagara Falls City Market hosts 'Artisan Day' initiative to help promote historic venue
Mon, Oct 17th 2022 03:45 pm
The Niagara Falls City Market will host what organizers hope will be the first annual "Artisan Day at the Market." This event is set for Friday, Oct. 21, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at 779 E. Market St.
USAN announces completion of Third Street rehab project in Niagara Falls
Mon, Oct 17th 2022 03:45 pm
USA Niagara Development Corp. (USAN) announced 466 Third St., in Niagara Falls, is now complete, adding value to the Third Street business district, and providing new residential and commercial opportunities.
Operation Christmas Child sets Nov. 14-21 as drop-off dates
Mon, Oct 17th 2022 10:50 am
More than 4,500 locations will open to collect Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts for the Samaritan's Purse project. Volunteers are preparing to collect shoebox gifts during National Collection Week, Nov. 14-21.
UB: Update from university police on Friday's tragic incident on north campus
Mon, Oct 17th 2022 10:25 am
University at Buffalo Police continue to investigate the fatal stabbing that occurred at Moody Terrace roadway near Richmond Quad (Ellicott Complex) on north campus Friday evening.
Wine and Chocolate Festival returns to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters
Mon, Oct 17th 2022 07:00 am
The Summit Federal Credit Union will sponsor the fifth Buffalo Wine and Chocolate Festival on Saturday, Nov. 12, at The Powerhouse, an historical, 22,000-square-foot space nestled in the heart of industrial Buffalo.
Fire on Lockport Road in Niagara Falls
Tue, Oct 11th 2022 02:50 pm
At 6:14 p.m. Monday, Niagara Falls Fire Department crews responded to a fire at Myles Scrap Yard at 5501 Lockport Road. Multiple vehicles on the southwest section of the yard were on fire. Because of the location, it took several hours to bring it under control, due to the difficulty getting equipment back to the area of the fire.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York announces new director of development
Tue, Oct 11th 2022 02:30 pm
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York (RMHC of WNY) announced the hiring of Krystina Burow as the new director of development. Burow brings to the organization more than 13 years of experience as a nonprofit executive in multiple facets of development, such as building relationships, strategic planning and fundraising events.
Canisius College: Presidential inauguration of Steve K. Stoute set for Oct. 22
Mon, Oct 10th 2022 12:40 pm
Canisius College will celebrate the formal installation of Steve K. Stoute as its 25th president during an inauguration ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, in the Koessler Athletic Center, located at the corner of Main Street and Delavan Avenue. A reception will immediately follow. Both the inauguration and reception are open to the public.
NFMMC to host 'on-the-spot' hiring event
Mon, Oct 10th 2022 12:40 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will host an on-the-spot hiring event for registered nurses from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, at Antonio's Banquet & Conference Center, 7708 Niagara Falls Blvd. Representatives from various departments of the medical center, including intensive care, behavioral health, emergency services, surgery and cardiology, will be on hand to provide information, accept applications, and conduct open interviews.
Niagara County Central Rotary presents annual 'Car Corral and Auto Parts Swap Meet'
Mon, Oct 10th 2022 12:00 pm
The Niagara County Central Rotary will present the annual "Car Corral and Auto Parts Swap Meet" from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, at Frontier Firehall, 2176 Liberty Drive, Niagara Falls. Admission is $5. Children under age 12 are admitted free.
Special Olympics New York 'Polar Plunge' is back
Mon, Oct 10th 2022 07:00 am
Special Olympics New York will once again take on the chilly waters of Lake Erie to raise funds and awareness for the local athletes of Special Olympics New York. The two-day "Buffalo Polar Plunge," presented by Towne Automotive Group, is designed to bring thousands together for one reason: inclusion.
Palace Theatre program to feature Cold Spring Cemetery
Mon, Oct 10th 2022 07:00 am
Linda Lee, vice president of the board of trustees of Cold Spring Cemetery, will present a program at the Lockport Palace Theater at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17.
Domestic violence exhibit on display in Niagara County Courthouse
Fri, Oct 7th 2022 05:15 pm
Niagara County is displaying the YWCA of the Niagara Frontier's domestic violence exhibit in the rotunda of the Niagara County Courthouse now through Oct. 14 as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The display features the stories of domestic violence victims - "Voices of a Survivor" - paired with black and white photos - "Visions of Strength."
As October kicks off Down Syndrome Awareness Month, Kennedy announces $100K state grant for GiGi's Playhouse
Fri, Oct 7th 2022 10:30 am
New York State Sen. Tim Kennedy joined GiGi's Playhouse Buffalo Executive Director Emily Mondschein on Thursday to celebrate the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month by delivering $100,000 in state funding for the center.
6 to receive special awards at 50th annual Black Achievers Gala
Thu, Oct 6th 2022 09:25 am
On Friday, Oct. 7, Black Achievers Inc. will honor 50 individuals when it hosts the 50th annual Black Achievers Awards Banquet.
Indigenous Peoples' Day to be celebrated at Niagara Falls State Park
Wed, Oct 5th 2022 01:20 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation will host the second annual Indigenous Peoples' Day, with the raising of the Six Nations Wampum by the Niagara River Haudenosaunee Dancers. The event begins at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, at Terrapin Point at Niagara Falls State Park.
Niagara County Office for the Aging to host Medicare community meetings
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 04:05 pm
Niagara County will host a series of community meetings regarding Medicare choices for seniors in 2023, as well as other health care program options, according to Darlene DiCarlo, director of the Niagara County Office for the Aging. The annual Medicare enrollment period runs from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7.
15th annual 'Walk Off Hunger' will help FeedMore WNY provide nourishing meals, offer hope to thousands of food-insecure neighbors
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 02:35 pm
FeedMore WNY is calling on Western New Yorkers to take steps in the fight against hunger, and help provide meals to food-insecure neighbors. The 15th annual "Walk Off Hunger," presented by Evans Bank, will take place Saturday, Oct. 15, at River Fest Park, 249 Ohio St., Buffalo. Registration for the walk will begin at 10 a.m., with the walk kicking off at 11 a.m.
Becker Farms partners with area fire and EMS for family trunk-or-treat event
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 02:35 pm
Becker Farms is partnering with Terry's Corners Volunteer Fire Co., Gasport Chemical Hose Co. and Hartland Volunteer Co. on Sunday, Oct. 30, "to offer a safe way for families to celebrate Halloween" with its trunk-or-treat event.
Wydysh, Andres graduate from County Government Institute
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 10:30 am
Niagara County Legislature Chairwoman Becky Wydysh and Legislator Rich Andres have graduated from the County Government Institute (CGI), a joint effort between the New York State Association of Counties and the Cornell University Community and Regional Development Institute.
Voccio to lead two fall foliage walks
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 09:30 am
Niagara County Legislator Chris Voccio will lead two fall foliage hikes along the Niagara River Gorge.
History Center to hold Oktoberfest fundraiser
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 09:20 am
The Niagara County Historical Society will hold its annual Oktoberfest fundraiser from 6-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Cornell Cooperative Extension, 4487 Lake Ave., Lockport.
October is Car Care Month at AAA: Drivers urged to perform car maintenance before winter hits
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 09:20 am
October is Car Care Month at AAA Western and Central New York! As the weather cools, AAA reminds motorists that completing a seasonal vehicle checkup can maintain safety and maximize efficiency throughout the fall and winter. Unfortunately, AAA research has found that 35% of drivers have skipped needed car maintenance or repair, and 65% of drivers did not have their battery tested before finding it dead.
Celebrate 'Christmas at the Lighthouse'
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 07:00 am
The Friends of Thirty Mile Point Lighthouse present "Christmas at the Lighthouse." The free event runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at Golden Hill State Park, 9691 Lower Lake Road, Barker.
Niagara County Family Violence Intervention Project: 'Safe at Home' conference to be held in person
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 07:00 am
The Child Advocacy Center of Niagara, a service of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, and the Niagara County Family Violence Intervention Project, will host the 22nd annual "Safe at Home" conference for the first time since 2019.
AAG Clarke & US Attorney Ross launch 'United Against Hate' program in Buffalo
Fri, Sep 30th 2022 09:55 am
On Thursday, Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke of the Justice Department's civil rights division joined U.S. Attorney Trini E. Ross for the Western District of New York to announce a new initiative to combat unlawful acts of hate in the Western District of New York.
United Way of Greater Niagara holds awards breakfast & campaign kickoff, awards local community members
Thu, Sep 29th 2022 07:00 am
United Way of Greater Niagara held its annual awards breakfast and campaign kickoff on Friday, Sept. 23, at Niagara Riverside Resort, located at 7001 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls. Its annual campaign also officially began.
Community Missions: 12th annual interfaith community prayer service for mental illness recovery & understanding
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 10:55 am
Community Missions will present its 12th annual interfaith community prayer service for mental illness recovery and understanding at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4. The service will be hosted by Niagara University at its new NU@822 property, home to the Levesque Institute for Civic Engagement and First Congregational United Church of Christ, 822 Cleveland Ave., Niagara Falls.
New York Fed president to speak on economy at Buffalo State Oct. 7
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 10:50 am
Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John C. Williams will share his thoughts on the regional and national economy, as well as monetary policy, at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in the Burchfield Penney Art Center Tower Auditorium on the SUNY Buffalo State campus.
New at the NACC
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 09:50 am
From Oct. 16 through Nov. 26, the Niagara Arts & Cultural Center will host "Native Voices" in the Kudela Gallery, and "Landscapes & Viewpoints" in the Townsend Gallery. Works are on display from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at 1201 Pine Ave, Niagara Falls. An opening reception is set for 2 p.m. Oct. 16.
Higgins: $2.5 million in new federal funding for investments in Niagara Falls State Park
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 04:15 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins was joined Friday by New York State Parks Niagara Region Director Mark Mistretta to announce $2.5 million in new federal funding for investments in Niagara Falls State Park.
ASPA Buffalo Niagara Chapter honors local professionals, announces 2022-23 board
Wed, Sep 21st 2022 07:00 am
ASPA Buffalo Niagara Chapter - the local chapter for the American Society for Public Administration - announced recipients of its third annual awards program, plus 2022-23 officers and board members, during its recent 2022 annual meeting.
 

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