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Niagara Area Foundation accepting grant applications through Oct. 14
Mon, Sep 19th 2022 12:50 pm
The Niagara Area Foundation (NAF), a geographic division of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, continues to accept grant applications from nonprofit organizations for its 2022 grant cycle. Applications are due by 4 p.m. Oct. 14, and can be submitted online at www.TheNiagaraAreaFoundation.org.
Cellino Plumbing reveals truck wrap for Ten Lives Club and Buddy's Second Chance Rescue
Mon, Sep 19th 2022 10:20 am
Every year, Cellino Plumbing Heating & Cooling runs a truck wrap contest for nonprofits in the community.
'Kiss Me Kate' on stage
Mon, Sep 19th 2022 07:00 am
The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild proudly presents "Kiss Me Kate," opening Friday, Sept. 16, and running through Sunday, Oct. 2, at the Ellicott Creek Playhouse, 550 Ellicott Creek, Tonawanda.
Complete Senior Care - PACE open house
Mon, Sep 19th 2022 07:00 am
On Oct. 13, Complete Senior Care - PACE will hold an open house and basket raffle from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1302 Main St., Niagara Falls (IDT board room). Included will be a basket raffle, and a 50/50 split. Masks are required.
NACC to stage opera Oct. 21 & 23
Thu, Sep 15th 2022 11:35 pm
Puccini's masterpiece "La Bohème" is coming to the stage at the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23.
Family Promise of WNY to hold 7th annual 'Choctoberfest' at Flying Bison
Thu, Sep 15th 2022 11:30 pm
Family Promise of WNY (FPWNY), a community organization providing emergency shelter and support to families experiencing homelessness, will host its seventh annual "Choctoberfest." The "celebration of all things beer and chocolate" will take place from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, at Flying Bison Brewing Co., located at 840 Seneca St., Buffalo.
Susan G. Komen 'More Than Pink' Walk on Oct. 1 to help support critical patient services
Tue, Sep 13th 2022 07:15 pm
Susan G. Komen will host its "More Than Pink" Walk on Oct. 1 to raise money for programs that directly support people going through breast cancer now, and remove barriers to quality and timely care.
2022 Philanthropy Award winners announced
Tue, Sep 13th 2022 07:05 pm
The Western New York Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP WNY) announced its 2022 Philanthropy Award winners. The following awardees will be honored at AFP WNY's annual National Philanthropy Day luncheon, presented by Russell J. Salvatore, on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at Salvatore's Italian Gardens.
Mayor Brown & Krog Group announce resumption of $112 million conversion of former TRICO plant into Trico Building Apartments
Tue, Sep 13th 2022 07:05 pm
City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and Krog Group founder and CEO Peter L. Krog announced the $112 million adaptive reuse of the historic TRICO windshield wiper plant is "moving full steam ahead." The project, one of the largest in the city's history, was put on hold in March 2020, at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, following the completion of brownfield remediation and partial demolition.
Great Pumpkin Farm ushers in 27th annual Fall Festival
Mon, Sep 12th 2022 11:45 am
The Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence will kick-off its 27th annual Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 17-18, with a special Armed Forces Weekend in collaboration with Clarence Citizens for Veterans.
2nd annual Zachtoberfest will raise awareness, funds & hope for those with OCD
Mon, Sep 12th 2022 07:00 am
The second annual Zachtoberfest will take place from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at Wings Meeting Place, 3964 California Road, Orchard Park. The event benefits TEMPO (Treatment for the Effective Management of Pediatric OCD) at Oishei Children's Hospital Psychiatric Clinic.
Niagara County Department of Health offers free diabetes self-management workshop series
Mon, Sep 12th 2022 07:00 am
The Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division, in partnership with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering a free diabetes self-management workshop series. The six-week session is scheduled for 9-11:30 a.m. Mondays, Oct. 17 to Nov. 21, at the North Tonawanda Public Library.
Niagara County Emergency Services encourage residents to download Prepare Niagara app as part of National Preparedness Month
Mon, Sep 12th 2022 07:00 am
With the month of September recognized as National Preparedness Month, Niagara County Emergency Service Director Jonathan Schultz is encouraging residents to have discussions in their households about preparing and responding to emergency situations, including downloading the county's Prepare Niagara smartphone app.
Community Bank supports WNY Heroes
Thu, Sep 8th 2022 09:35 pm
Community Bank's Western New York area branches donated $1,000 to local veterans agency WNY Heroes Inc. The nonprofit was started in 2007 to be a resource for veterans and their families, providing immediate financial assistance to those in need.
Lawmakers sponsoring manufacturing and trades job fair Sept. 14 in Tonawanda
Thu, Sep 8th 2022 09:30 pm
New York State Sen. Sean Ryan and Assembly members Bill Conrad and Jon Rivera are sponsoring a job fair in collaboration with the New York State Department of Labor and UAW Local 774. The event will be held from 1-5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, at the UAW Local 774 Hall at 2939 Niagara St., Tonawanda.
Empire State Development: Linde to invest in PEM electrolyzer plant in Niagara County
Thu, Sep 8th 2022 09:30 pm
Empire State Development announced Linde, a global industrial gases and engineering company, is expanding the scope of its North American PEM (proton exchange membrane) electrolyzer project in Niagara Falls, which will now include a 35 MW electrolyzer plant. The new expanded project replaces a previously announced $17 million proposal.
Registration open for 20th annual Technology and Cybersecurity Forum
Thu, Sep 8th 2022 09:30 pm
Niagara County Legislature Chairwoman Becky Wydysh said registration is now open for the 20th annual Technology & Cybersecurity Forum, to be held from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Niagara Falls Convention Center, 101 Old Falls St. Organizers said the event attracts over 350 attendees each year.
Octapharma Plasma opens its first New York donation center in Amherst
Wed, Sep 7th 2022 10:45 am
Octapharma Plasma Inc., a plasma collection company "for the development of life-saving pharmaceutical therapies," opened its latest donation center in Amherst, at Sheridan Center shopping mall (3386 Sheridan Drive). With its opening, Octapharma Plasma now operates donation centers in 36 states.
Higgins: $300,000 in federal grant funding for Temple Beth Zion & Temple Beth-El through Department of Homeland Security
Tue, Sep 6th 2022 02:55 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced federal grant funding totaling $300,000 awarded to Temple Beth Zion in Buffalo and Temple Beth-El in Niagara Falls. Funded by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and awarded through the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP), the grants will support security enhancements at nonprofit organizations that are at a high risk for terrorist attacks.
National & New York state insurance agents to network in Niagara Falls USA
Tue, Sep 6th 2022 02:50 pm
Destination Niagara USA and the Niagara Falls Convention Center will welcome independent insurance agents and brokers for the "Big 'I' Fall Leadership Conference" from Sept. 11-19. The conference is expected to draw approximately 400 independent insurance agents and brokers from across the U.S. to Niagara Falls for educational seminars, networking opportunities and meetings at both the convention center and the Seneca Niagara Resort and Casino.
City of Buffalo Division of Parks and Recreation announces new hours & fee schedule for 2 indoor pools
Mon, Sep 5th 2022 07:05 am
The City of Buffalo's indoor swimming pools will return to their pre-summer hours, starting Tuesday, Sept. 6, following a summer of free, extended hours. The city's Cazenovia Park and Lovejoy pools were open on weekends, and expanded weekday schedules from July 1 through Labor Day in response to the extreme shortage of certified lifeguards, which forced Buffalo's outdoor swimming and wading pools to remain closed this summer.
Niagara Arts Guild to meet
Mon, Sep 5th 2022 07:00 am
The Niagara Arts Guild features a new time and a new exhibitor at its first meeting of the fall: 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9.
Ombudsmen volunteers needed to advocate for long-term care residents
Mon, Sep 5th 2022 07:00 am
Certification training will be held this fall for people interested in advocating for residents in nursing homes and assisted living facilities throughout Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie and Niagara counties.
Lockport Palace Theatre: Local performer finds his 'Corner Of The Sky'
Wed, Aug 31st 2022 01:45 pm
A Western New York native is finding his "Corner Of The Sky" on the Palace Theatre stage this September.
'Coffee with Chris' and Land Bank
Tue, Aug 30th 2022 01:35 pm
Representatives of the Land Bank will join Niagara County Legislator Chris Voccio at "Coffee with Chris" at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10.
'Walk the Falls': Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative teams with Niagara Falls National Heritage Area & Aquarium of Niagara for annual event
Tue, Aug 30th 2022 01:30 pm
From 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative is putting on its annual event, "Walk the Falls," starting at the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, 825 Depot Ave. West. This year, it is partnering with Niagara Falls National Heritage Area and the Aquarium of Niagara to make the walk as interactive and eventful as possible.
Buffalo-Niagara Buddy Walk is Sept. 10
Mon, Aug 29th 2022 07:00 am
Join the Down Syndrome Association of Niagara on its 24th Buffalo-Niagara Buddy Walk on Saturday, Sept. 10.
Reinstein Woods to hold annual Fall Festival Sept. 17
Mon, Aug 29th 2022 07:00 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced the 22nd annual Fall Festival at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve in Cheektowaga. The event is set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17. Visitors can spend the day enjoying nature activities, exhibits, live animals and music. The festival is free and open to the public.
NFPD investigating shooting
Fri, Aug 26th 2022 11:40 pm
Shortly after 1 a.m. this morning, the Niagara Falls Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the 400 block of Ninth Street. Upon arrival, the officers found a 30-year-old male with a gunshot wound. Police immediately began to render aid to the victim before he was transported to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. Once there, he was pronounced deceased.
Beat the heat at City of Buffalo's splash pads & indoor pools
Fri, Aug 26th 2022 11:35 pm
Now that repairs have been completed on the Allison Park Splash Pad, located at 38 Rees St., all 11 city splash pads are available for cooling off and relaxing. The splash pads are open every day, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., through Labor Day, weather permitting.
DEC begins emergency clean-up response to coal tar discharges to Scajaquada Creek Harbor from pumphouse
Fri, Aug 26th 2022 11:30 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced today that DEC's spill response unit is beginning work to contain and eliminate coal tar and other hazardous substances from entering the lower section of Scajaquada Creek from a pumphouse at Niagara Street near Scajaquada Creek's outlet to the Black Rock Canal in Buffalo.
DEC announces completion of final 3 segments of New York State Birding Trail
Fri, Aug 26th 2022 02:35 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the grand-opening of the final three regions of the New York State Birding Trail, highlighting the state's "world-class and wide-ranging birding opportunities."
Completion of Rosina Food Products' new $73 million food manufacturing plant in West Seneca
Fri, Aug 26th 2022 02:30 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday announced Rosina Food Products Inc. has completed a $73.2 million expansion, adding a facility in West Seneca. The new, multimillion-dollar plant will produce a variety of meat products for the fast-growing food manufacturer, and will create 40 new jobs and retain 500 jobs.
Sections of Genesee and E. Huron streets in downtown Buffalo remain closed as emergency sewer repairs continue
Wed, Aug 24th 2022 05:25 pm
The Buffalo Sewer Authority is continuing to repair a sewer line that collapsed earlier this week beneath Genesee Street in downtown Buffalo. Due to that work, Genesee Street remains closed between Washington and East Huron streets, and East Huron Street is closed between Main and Washington streets. Motorists are asked to use West Mohawk Street as a detour around the impacted area.
'Murder at the Mansion' to raise funds for Breast Cancer Network
Wed, Aug 24th 2022 01:10 pm
The Breast Cancer Network of WNY (BCN) is presenting a fundraiser to benefit research for metastatic breast cancer. The event on Sept. 30 at The Mansion on Delaware is titled "Murder at the Mansion." It is an interactive murder mystery cocktail party that includes a professionally presented murder mystery show.
Registration open for household hazardous waste collection in Newfane
Tue, Aug 23rd 2022 01:50 pm
Niagara County Legislator Shawn Foti announced registration is open for the county's next household hazardous waste (HHW) collection event, which will be held Saturday, Sept. 17, in Newfane. The event is open to all Niagara County residents. Advanced registration is required.
Sara Rogers tribute at Kenan Center on Sept. 10
Tue, Aug 23rd 2022 09:30 am
The Kenan Center's monthly free concert series continues Saturday, Sept. 10, from 6-8 p.m. with a tribute to the late musician Sara Rogers.
Humanities New York awards 38 Action Grants for programs on Indigenous history, incarceration, immigrant culture
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 05:20 pm
Humanities New York (HNY) announced $188,023 in summer Action Grants to 38 organizations for innovative public humanities offerings, which will take place primarily in autumn 2022. Awards were made to tax-exempt entities in nine regions of the state, and are regrants of funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Buffalo Waterfront Management Group announces 'Architects of Air,' Daedalum
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 05:20 pm
The Buffalo Waterfront Management Group (Be Our Guest Ltd.) announces the return of "Architects of Air" this year, featuring the Daedalum exhibit, in partnership with the Ralph C. Wilson Explore and More Children's Museum. The Daedalum luminaria will be located at Canalside from Sept. 1-5.
Emergency sewer repairs lead to closure of sections of Genesee & E. Huron streets in downtown Buffalo
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 11:45 am
The Buffalo Sewer Authority on Monday closed Genesee Street, between Washington and East Huron streets, and East Huron Street, between Main and Washington streets, to make emergency sewer repairs.
 

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