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Emergency Physicians offer tips for a safe Fourth of July
Thu, Jul 1st 2021 09:15 am
For everyone to have a safe and enjoyable Fourth of July celebration, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) has some suggestions to make sure illness or avoidable injuries do not ruin this year's festivities.
4th of July: Red Cross issues tips for everyone to have a safe holiday
Thu, Jul 1st 2021 09:15 am
Independence Day is coming soon, and many people plan to attend fireworks displays, a backyard picnic, or just enjoy the outdoors. The American Red Cross wants you to enjoy a fun-packed, safe holiday and offers these tips you can follow over the upcoming holiday:
Niagara Falls: Hit and run motorcycle accident on Buffalo Avenue
Wed, Jun 30th 2021 02:50 pm
At approximately 11:17 p.m. Tuesday, Niagara Falls Police Department responded to a motorcycle crash at Buffalo Avenue and Hyde Park Boulevard. The accident involved a motorcycle operated by a 60-year-old Niagara Falls man.
Esposito takes state leadership role with Knights of Columbus
Tue, Jun 29th 2021 04:15 pm
Williamsville's Charles D. Esposito, the permanent deacon at St. Peter & Paul R.C. Church, was elected to the position of New York state deputy for the Knights of Columbus.
Seneca Gaming Corp. announces appointment of board officers
Tue, Jun 29th 2021 04:15 pm
Seneca Gaming Corp. announced the company's board of directors selected officers for 2021 at the annual meeting. The following members will serve as officers:
History Center of Niagara's children's summer programs are back for 2021
Tue, Jun 29th 2021 04:05 pm
The History Center of Niagara will once again host summer children's programs. Events will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, July 21 and Aug. 18, for children ages 7 through 12. Two of the History Center's most popular programs will be offered, with a theme of "Fire and Water."
New York Power Authority launches P-Tech internship program to prepare students for clean energy jobs
Mon, Jun 28th 2021 01:00 pm
Fifteen high school students from underserved communities in New York City, the Mohawk Valley and Western New York will begin six-week internships this week with the New York Power Authority to learn professional skills that will help them land competitive jobs in New York's growing clean energy workforce or other careers after graduation.
Niagara County to hold outdoor career fair at Ida Fritz Memorial Park
Mon, Jun 28th 2021 12:55 pm
The Niagara County Department of Employment and Training will hold an outdoor career fair Wednesday, June 30, at Ida Fritz Memorial Park in Lockport for those seeking employment. More than 30 companies with open positions have signed up to take part.
With $1.7 million grant, UB will expand alcoholism research training program
Mon, Jun 28th 2021 10:05 am
The National Institute for Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism (NIAAA) has awarded $1.7 million to the Clinical and Research Institute on Addictions (CRIA) and the School of Public Health and Health Professions at the University at Buffalo to expand its successful postdoctoral training program to include doctoral candidates as well.
Niagara Falls: Man found shot in vehicle on Whitney Avenue
Mon, Jun 28th 2021 10:05 am
Shortly after 8 a.m. Saturday, the Niagara Falls Police Department responded to the 1100 block of Whitney Avenue to check the welfare of a male sitting inside a pickup truck. Upon arrival, officers discovered an adult male in the truck, who was deceased from apparent gunshot wounds.
Seneca Resorts & Casinos to light up the sky with holiday fireworks shows in Niagara Falls, Salamanca
Fri, Jun 25th 2021 02:15 pm
Seneca Resorts & Casinos is ready to celebrate Independence Day in grand style, with spectacular fireworks displays at both Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino and Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino.
NYS: Don't miss out on monthly federal payments up to $300 per child
Fri, Jun 25th 2021 02:15 pm
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance reminded taxpayers to review their eligibility for The Child Tax Credit. The American Rescue Plan increased the Child Tax Credit to $3,600 per child for children under 6 years old and $3,000 per child for children ages 6-17. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will begin distributing monthly payments of up to $300 per child to eligible families in the coming weeks; the remaining half of the 2021 credits must be claimed on income tax returns filed next spring.
Higgins announces passage of legislation protecting veterans from scams
Fri, Jun 25th 2021 02:15 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the passage of H.R. 983, the Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act of 2021, legislation that works to prevent scams aimed at stealing veterans' benefits.
Victory Sports partnering with Niagara Falls & Niagara County law enforcement agencies
Fri, Jun 25th 2021 10:15 am
Wednesday at Legends Park in the City of Niagara Falls, Mayor Robert Restaino joined Niagara County Sheriff Michael Filicetti, along with Victory Sports Global Outreach founder and Executive Director Doug Rifenburg, for the announcement of a partnership between law enforcement agencies and Victory Sports. The goal of the partnership is to outfit police cars with sports equipment allowing officers the opportunity to add another tool to their belt.
Niagara County clerk says extensions for expired licenses, permits ending
Fri, Jun 25th 2021 10:10 am
Niagara County Joseph Jastrzemski on Thursday said Gov. Andrew Cuomo will not be extending his executive orders as the state of emergency for COVID-19 ends. This means there will not be any more extensions for expired drivers' licenses and permits.
Women's Business Center to host free in-person & remote 'actionable insights' post-COVID business recovery seminar
Thu, Jun 24th 2021 08:15 am
A seminar hosted by the Women's Business Center (WBC) at Canisius College through the "ReConnect. ReStart. ReGrow." COVID-19 recovery program is bringing together a COVID-19 recovery task force (a panel of industry experts), women business owners and entrepreneurs for a morning of networking and business advice.
Niagara County Youth Bureau summer food service program
Thu, Jun 24th 2021 07:35 am
The Niagara County Youth Bureau is sponsoring the summer food service program (SFSP), which it said ensures all children continue to receive nutritious meals during summer vacation.
City of Buffalo update to major infrastructure projects
Tue, Jun 22nd 2021 01:45 pm
Mayor Byron Brown and the City of Buffalo Department of Public Works, Parks and Streets (DPW) announced a major milestone to three major infrastructure projects in the Queen City: Niagara Street, Main Street and Walden Avenue all had final paving completed in the past two weeks.
'Grown-Up Night of Play' returns to Explore & More with a '90s-style-bash
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 10:10 am
Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum, announced the long-awaited return of "Grown-Up Night of Play." This celebration, a '90s-themed party, will take place from 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, June 25, at 130 Main St., Buffalo.
Buffalo Bills Foundation teams with Buffalo Go Green & Community Health Center of Buffalo to give a shout for food as medicine
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 10:10 am
According to Buffalo Go Green, impoverished neighborhoods are often located in "food deserts" where supermarkets are rare and residents' ability to purchase healthy food is restricted by limited transportation and low income. These factors force residents to rely on convenience stores and fast-food chains for nutrition. This, in turn, is a public health danger, contributing to higher rates of diabetes, cardiac disease, and other obesity-related illnesses among poor populations.
ECHDC, Buffalo Waterfront Management Group: 'Overwhelming success of "Thunder on the Buffalo Waterfront" Air Show'
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 10:05 am
The "Thunder on the Buffalo Waterfront" Air Show, which took place this past weekend at Buffalo's Outer Harbor, is being called a rousing success by organizers and attendees alike.
Catholic Health notified of data breach by third-party vendor
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 10:05 am
On June 3, Catholic Health was notified by a third-party pharmaceutical software vendor, CaptureRx, of a data breach that impacted patients from Mount St. Mary's and Sisters of Charity hospitals along with other local and national healthcare providers. The breach involved patient information, including name, date of birth and prescription data from files that were accessed on Feb. 6, 2021. No other identifying information such as demographic, social security number or bank account information was included in the data breach.
Niagara Falls Memorial celebrates 2021 residency graduation
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 07:55 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center celebrated its annual residency graduation on Wednesday at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
Restaino: New Falls playground to be installed at Garden Avenue
Tue, Jun 15th 2021 01:15 pm
City of Niagara Falls Mayor Robert Restaino announced plans to install a new playground at 1031 Garden Ave. His team said, "This project had been promised to the community but was not completed and had been highly anticipated by the neighboring community and residents."
BBB alert: Keep an eye out for door-to-door salespeople
Tue, Jun 15th 2021 01:10 pm
We're starting to see them back on the streets: door-to-door salespeople. They're out there offering meat, paving services, magazine subscriptions, security alarms, or other products and services.
Higgins: Over $4.9 million for Hauptman-Woodward Institute
Tue, Jun 15th 2021 12:20 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced a federal grant totaling $4,911,595 for Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute (HWI) to establish the National Crystallization Center. The five-year grant, awarded through the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, will enable scientists and researchers across the nation to access HWI's state-of-the-art disease research equipment, technology and expertise.
Cuomo announces education and equitable enforcement campaign to boost pedestrian safety
Tue, Jun 15th 2021 12:20 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced law enforcement will be participating in the "Operation See! Be Seen!" pedestrian safety campaign from June 11-24 to decrease pedestrian-involved crashes.
Lance Cpl. Frederick Ziomek's name added to Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall
Tue, Jun 15th 2021 12:15 pm
During a recent ceremony at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park, Congressman Brian Higgins honored the service and sacrifice of Lance Cpl. Frederick Ziomek. He was joined by Tom Thompson, president of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 77; and Paul Marzello, president and CEO of the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park. They marked the addition of Ziomek to the Western New York Vietnam Veterans Monument.
Niagara County announces upcoming closing of portion of Lockport Road
Tue, Jun 15th 2021 12:15 pm
Niagara County Department of Public Works Commissioner Garret Meal on Monday announced the pending closing of Lockport Road, just east of Walmore Road. Electronic message boards were erected Monday, warning travelers the road is scheduled to be closed, except for local traffic, beginning on Monday, June 21. Motorists will need to follow the detour route from Ward Road to Niagara Falls Boulevard to Walmore Road.
Following Higgins' request, CBP launches virtual interviews for Trusted Traveler Program renewals
Tue, Jun 15th 2021 12:15 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins welcomed news U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) launched a new pilot program to allow Trusted Traveler Program members to conduct renewal interviews virtually. The initiative comes after Higgins sent a letter requesting CBP and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) resume NEXUS interviews, despite ongoing travel restrictions between the U.S. and Canada, by allowing the required in-person interview to be held online.
Niagara County looking to move Law Enforcement Academy to NCCC
Fri, Jun 11th 2021 11:30 am
Niagara County Legislator Dave Godfrey and Niagara County Sheriff Michael Filicetti on Thursday announced plans are underway to relocate the Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy (NCLEA) to the campus of Niagara County Community College (NCCC). The NCLEA is currently located at Niagara University.
'Silo City Reading Series' returns July 31 with live poetry, music & art
Fri, Jun 11th 2021 11:30 am
Just Buffalo Literary Center's "Silo City Reading Series" returns to Silo City Row on July 31 for an evening of poetry by Peter Gizzi and Laura Marris; live music by Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Shilpa Ray; and an art installation by Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Adam Zyglis.
Sean Ryan, Bill Conrad pass legislation allowing Amigone to relocate Tonawanda crematory
Wed, Jun 9th 2021 11:00 am
On Tuesday, New York State Sen. Sean Ryan and Assemblyman Bill Conrad announced their legislation (S.6171B/A.6740), which will allow Amigone Funeral to relocate its Sheridan Park Crematory to a nonresidential area approved by the Town of Tonawanda, has passed both the Senate and Assembly. The legislation now heads to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's desk for his signature.
Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics New York
Wed, Jun 9th 2021 07:40 am
The Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) will pass through Erie County on Wednesday as the "Flame of Hope" makes its way around the state in support of Special Olympics New York. Wednesday's run is held annually in honor of two New York State troopers: David Brinkerhoff and Joe Dubreville.
Stabbing on 19th Street
Tue, Jun 8th 2021 07:55 pm
At approximately 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, Niagara Falls Police Department officers responded to the 600 block of 19th Street for a report of a stabbing.
New York state announces $200 million in additional food aid for June
Tue, Jun 8th 2021 04:25 pm
The New York state Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) announced all New Yorkers enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will receive at least the maximum allowable level of food benefits for June, a benefits distribution that will push more than $200 million in federal aid into the state's recovering economy.
'Doses & Mimosas' with Erie County Department of Health and 3 Buffalo restaurants
Tue, Jun 8th 2021 10:20 am
The Erie County Department of Health is announcing a "Doses & Mimosas" event on Sunday, June 13, in partnership with Savoy Buffalo, Mr. Goodbar and 40 Thieves in Buffalo.
National Grid names Juneteenth a company holiday in US
Tue, Jun 8th 2021 10:20 am
National Grid will honor Juneteenth as a company holiday for all U.S. employees starting this June. The company stated, "National Grid has remained committed to inclusion, equity and diversity over the years, but refocused their efforts in 2020, fueled by the Black Lives Matter movement and the murder of George Floyd.
NY Project Hope to present group conversation
Tue, Jun 8th 2021 07:00 am
It's been a long 15 months full of fear, facemasks, disrupted schedules, and devastating losses. The coronavirus pandemic changed our lives, and while we are on the road to recovery, truth is that some losses will never leave us. It's a lot to process.

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