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Statement from Sen. Sean Ryan on house explosion in Lackawanna
Tue, Jul 20th 2021 04:15 pm
New York State Sen. Sean Ryan released the following statement Tuesday regarding a house explosion that occurred at 91 Bedford Ave., Lackawanna:
Modern Disposal to do bulk collection due to buildup of rainstorm debris in City of Niagara Falls
Mon, Jul 19th 2021 04:25 pm
Mayor Robert Restaino announced that, due to heavy rainstorms recently experienced in the City of Niagara Falls, Modern Disposal will do a bulk item pick-up
Higgins, Cuomo applaud Canadian government plans to allow vaccinated Americans to cross border Aug. 9
Mon, Jul 19th 2021 02:50 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, who serves as co-chair of the Canada-U.S. interparliamentary group and the northern border caucus, released the following statement in response to an announcement by the Canadian government detailing plans to lift border restrictions for fully vaccinated Americans effective Aug. 9.
Cuomo: Nearly $4 million awarded to grow community heat pump networks across NYS
Mon, Jul 19th 2021 12:55 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced nearly $4 million in awards to 23 projects under the first round of the Community Heat Pump Systems Pilot program to advance community thermal networks that harness geothermal and waste energy to heat and cool buildings.
NYS Autism Spectrum Disorders Advisory Board releases progress report
Mon, Jul 19th 2021 12:55 pm
The New York State Autism Spectrum Disorders Advisory Board announced the release of its third and most recent report to the Legislature and the governor that highlights its work and its progress on previously issued recommendations for improving quality of life, community acceptance, and supports and services for New Yorkers with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
Buffalo Institute for Genomics & Data Analytics creates more than 500 jobs
Mon, Jul 19th 2021 12:10 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Buffalo Institute for Genomics and Data Analytics is helping to grow Buffalo Niagara as a bioinformatics and life sciences hub by creating 530 jobs at high-tech companies, far surpassing its commitment to create 250 jobs by February 2022.
Albright-Knox hires Dr. Callie Johnson as director of communications and community engagement
Mon, Jul 19th 2021 12:05 pm
The Albright-Knox announced the appointment of Dr. Callie Johnson as the museum's first director of communications and community engagement, "a new department that will play a key role in shaping the museum's identity locally, nationally and globally." Johnson is an award-winning marketing, communications and nonprofit leadership executive with more than 15 years of experience.
WellNow Urgent Care to open new center in Lockport
Mon, Jul 19th 2021 12:05 pm
WellNow Urgent Care, one of the country's fastest-growing urgent care providers, announced it will open the doors to its newest center in Lockport on Wednesday, July 21.
Tops announces expansion of EBT payment for SNAP customers for Instacart same-day delivery & pickup
Fri, Jul 16th 2021 01:10 pm
Tops Friendly Markets is now offering Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)-eligible customers the ease of shopping online with Instacart. SNAP shoppers can pay for their same-day pickup or delivery orders with their EBT card while shopping online at stores that partner with Instacart in New York (126 locations).
Notice of bar date for filing claims against Diocese of Buffalo
Fri, Jul 16th 2021 09:45 am
The Buffalo Catholic Diocese submitted the following press release:
Higgins welcomes discussion to reopen US-Canada border to vaccinated travelers in August; Ortt calls it 'encouraging'
Fri, Jul 16th 2021 09:45 am
Congressman Brian Higgins responded to "positive developments" toward lifting restrictions for vaccinated travelers wishing to cross at land ports of entry between the U.S. and Canada.
Give 716 fundraiser to benefit ECMC
Thu, Jul 15th 2021 07:40 pm
Give 716 is a collaborative effort between the Buffalo Bills Foundation and Buffalo Sabres Foundation to use their collective resources to benefit nonprofit organizations in Western New York. ECMC, along with Kaleida Health, is the official health care sponsor of the Buffalo Bills.
Can You Help? Benefit for Frank Bellavia
Thu, Jul 15th 2021 07:00 pm
A benefit for Frank Bellavia will take place beginning at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 31, at Rapids Bowling Center, 9524 Niagara Falls Blvd., Niagara Falls.
City of Niagara Falls: Restaino announces more streets to be paved
Tue, Jul 13th 2021 02:30 pm
Mayor Robert Restaino announced the addition of seven more streets to the scheduled paving and roadwork to be completed in the City of Niagara Falls:
Ortt urges constituents to join in ensuring fair redistricting effort
Tue, Jul 13th 2021 02:30 pm
New York State Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt on Tuesday urged constituents and all New Yorkers to become involved and make their voices heard in the redrawing of legislative and congressional districts to help ensure fair representation in state and federal government for this region and across the state.
Family Promise of WNY celebrates 25 years serving community
Tue, Jul 13th 2021 02:25 pm
Family Promise of Western New York, an emergency homeless shelter for families, is kicking off a year of festivities celebrating 25 years serving the community with a homecoming ceremony and ribbon-cutting at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 24.
Cuomo announces $200 million in food assistance for July
Tue, Jul 13th 2021 02:25 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced all New Yorkers enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will receive the maximum allowable level of food benefits for July. The agency is also working with the federal government to ensure this aid, which has brought in more than $2.5 billion in food assistance to New Yorkers since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, will continue beyond July.
New accreditation for UBMD Pediatrics' Sleep Medicine Center
Tue, Jul 13th 2021 10:25 am
The UBMD Pediatrics Sleep Medicine Center has received accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), making it Western New York's only pediatric-dedicated sleep center with this accreditation.
Former Auxiliary Bishop Grosz steps away from active ministry pending investigation into abuse allegation
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 09:50 pm
The Diocese of Buffalo has been notified of a pending action brought pursuant to the Child Victims Act by an individual who alleges that he was abused as a child in 1990 by then-Auxiliary Bishop Edward M. Grosz.
Niagara County announcers upcoming closing of portion of Bear Ridge Road
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 09:20 pm
Niagara County Department of Public Works Commissioner Garret Meal on Monday announced the pending closing of Bear Ridge Road, between Fiegel and Irish roads, for a bridge replacement beginning Monday, July 19. Electronic message boards warning travelers the road is scheduled to be closed, except for local traffic, are already in operation.
Higgins announces Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Commission Reauthorization Act
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 05:35 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced introduction of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Commission Reauthorization Act of 2021. This legislation, led by Rep. Paul Tonko and cosponsored by Higgins, would ensure lasting protections and financial backing to the Erie Canal National Heritage Corridor for the next 15 years.
Six Flags Darien Lake announces 'Project Ed'
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 05:35 pm
Six Flags Darien Lake , the "Thrill Capital of New York," announced the formal launch of "Project Ed." This hiring initiative is an opportunity for all educators and school employees to earn extra cash this summer, free tickets, and school supplies for their classroom in the fall.
Reopening of immunization clinic in Niagara County
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 04:10 pm
Niagara County Department of Health recently announced the reopening of its immunization clinic, beginning Tuesday, July 27. This service will be offered by appointment only on Tuesdays. Call 716-278-1903 to schedule. Immunization clinics are held in Niagara Falls and Lockport.
Bishop Michael Fisher places retired priest on administrative leave
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 03:30 pm
The Diocese of Buffalo recently became aware of an action brought pursuant to the Child Victims Act by an individual who alleges she was abused as a child in the early 1980s at parish of St. Matthew by Rev. Msgr. Leo McCarthy (88), a retired priest of the Diocese of Buffalo, who continues to assist in parish ministry. The complaint was not served on the diocese, but was discovered during a recent search of publicly filed complaints.
July 17 basket raffles at Flying Bison to benefit 2021 Ride for Roswell
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 12:45 pm
After a record year of nearly $14,000 raised for the Ride for Roswell, Team RPCS - Roswell Park Cessation Services - is back again with a basket raffle event and online Buffalo Bills memorabilia auction to make 2021 another banner year.
Erie County Department of Health Narcan training schedule
Thu, Jul 8th 2021 09:55 pm
The Erie County Department of Health and the Erie County Opiate Epidemic Task Force announced the next three months of trainings to recognize the signs of an opioid overdose and use Narcan (naloxone) to reverse an opioid overdose.
Learn about Lockport
Wed, Jul 7th 2021 07:00 pm
From 7-8:40 p.m. Monday, July 19, The History Center in partnership with The Historic Place Theater, will present a program dedicated to the renowned leaders of Lockport, featuring the lively rendition of Raphael Beck and William Rand Kenan performed by the History Center's very own "Step Back in Time" players! "An Artist and an Industrialist" will be held at The Historic Palace Theater, 2 East Ave.
Memorial names Andrea Gray director of marketing, special events & PR
Wed, Jul 7th 2021 06:55 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has named Andrea Gray its director of marketing, special events and public relations for the Medical Center Foundation.
Niagara Falls: Man found deceased on South Avenue
Wed, Jul 7th 2021 03:10 pm
Shortly before 5 a.m. Tuesday morning, Niagara Falls Police Department responded to 1028 South Ave., for a report of an unresponsive man found in the hallway. Upon arrival, an officer located a deceased, 42-year-old Niagara Falls resident who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds.
Niagara County alerts residents to road survey work on Rapids Road
Tue, Jul 6th 2021 01:35 pm
The Niagara County Department of Public Works is alerting residents it will begin surveying Rapids Road, from Raymond Road to Goodrich Road, this week. This work is part of the planning process for a road resurfacing project that is tentatively scheduled for 2023.
Higgins announces passage of Local Water Protection Act
Tue, Jul 6th 2021 11:15 am
Congressman Brian Higgins announced passage of H.R. 2008, the Local Water Protection Act, a bill that authorizes $200 million annually in fiscal years 2022 through 2026 for programs that protect this nation's waterways from runoff pollution.
Neglia Ballet to hold open youth auditions for 'The Nutcracker'
Tue, Jul 6th 2021 10:40 am
After a pandemic hiatus, Neglia Ballet's "The Nutcracker" returns to Shea's Performing Arts Center on Thanksgiving weekend for its 12th annual presentation of the beloved holiday tradition.
WellNow Allergy launches with allergy testing & immunotherapy
Tue, Jul 6th 2021 10:05 am
WellNow Allergy, an affiliate of urgent care provider WellNow Urgent Care, is accepting patients in Western New York to provide allergy sufferers of all ages with what it called "convenient, on-demand access to allergy testing and immunotherapy (also known as allergy shots)."
Ryan announces passage of bill expanding 'ReCharge NY' program to benefit more small businesses
Tue, Jul 6th 2021 10:00 am
New York State Sen. Sean Ryan recently announced Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law Ryan's legislation (S.5992), which increases the amount of low-cost power available to small businesses and not-for-profit organizations through the New York Power Authority's "ReCharge NY" program. The amount of power available through the program has risen from 100 megawatts to 150 megawatts.
JCOPE posts 2020 financial disclosure statements for members of Legislature
Tue, Jul 6th 2021 10:00 am
The New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics has posted the 2020 annual statements of financial disclosure of the members of the Legislature who were in office as of the statutory May 15 filing deadline.
State Parks Niagara River Greenway Standing Committee releases 2021 schedule
Mon, Jul 5th 2021 07:00 am
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Niagara River Greenway Standing Committee has released its schedule of 2021 meetings - which will be held only if there are new business items to review. Meetings will take place at DeVeaux Woods State Park, unless otherwise noticed, at 11 a.m. on Wednesdays, Aug. 25, Oct. 13 and Dec. 1.
NYS Park Police, DEC join 'Operation Dry Water' to deter boating under the influence
Thu, Jul 1st 2021 08:45 pm
As boaters look forward to the 4th of July holiday, thousands of law enforcement officers across the U.S. will be on heightened alert for those violating boating while intoxicated (BWI) laws.
Niagara University releases results of study intended to increase probation success & protect public safety
Thu, Jul 1st 2021 08:05 pm
Niagara University released the results of a grant-funded study to analyze the drivers of probation revocations and identify ways to increase probation success in Niagara County.
Ryan to ECHDC: 'With COVID restrictions gone, hold public hearings for Buffalo Outer Harbor amphitheater project'
Thu, Jul 1st 2021 08:00 pm
On Thursday, New York State Sen. Sean Ryan joined Partnership for the Public Good Executive Director Andrea Ó Súilleabháin and Jay Burney of the Western New York Environmental Alliance and Times Beach Nature Preserve to urge the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. to seek more public input for the 8,000-person capacity amphitheater proposed for Buffalo's Outer Harbor.
Higgins & Rivera mark Canada Day with joint push to reopen border between US & Canada
Thu, Jul 1st 2021 09:20 am
The week, including Canada Day (July 1) and Independence Day (July 4), typically tends to be one of the busiest times of the year for cross-border travel between the U.S. and Canada. However, this year the border remains closed to nonessential travel.

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