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Niagara County: Pistol recertification town halls continue
Thu, Nov 9th 2017 04:45 pm
When Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski hosted two meetings addressing the pistol permit recertification requirement in the controversial NY SAFE Act in Lewiston and North Tonawanda last week, he was greeted by rooms packed to capacity.
Heart of Niagara holding spaghetti dinner fundraiser
Mon, Nov 6th 2017 12:35 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will hold its fall spaghetti fundraiser Sunday, Nov. 19, at The Rapids Volunteer Fire Co., 7195 Plank Road, Lockport. Dinner will be served from 2:30-6 p.m. with take-out available.
Community Foundation, Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation to host community conversations about youth sports
Mon, Nov 6th 2017 07:00 am
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo and the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation will team up to host a series of three community conversations about youth sports in this region.
New York State Smokers' Quitline offers support for 'Great American Smokeout'
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 05:05 pm
Every day, thousands of New York residents struggle to break the addiction of tobacco use. For most smokers, it takes several quit attempts before they can finally give up tobacco. The New York State Smokers' Quitline reminds New Yorkers help is available, and support and medications will increase their chances for success.
Niagara Beautification Commission: New initiative to beautify Niagara Falls this holiday season
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 08:10 am
The Niagara Beautification Commission is announcing a new initiative aimed at increasing access to holiday decorations throughout the city. The project will collect used Christmas lights in good working condition and redistribute them to families who need them.
DEC to operate two deer and bear check stations on opening weekend
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 08:00 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced the agency will operate two deer and bear check stations on opening weekend of the regular big-game season and encourages hunters to visit these stations.
Morinello to hold free Alzheimer's awareness event
Wed, Nov 1st 2017 02:30 pm
On Wednesday, Nov. 8, Assemblyman Angelo Morinello will host a free Alzheimer's awareness event in conjunction with the Alzheimer's Association of Western New York. This event will take place from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, at the Niagara Falls Library, 1425 Main St.
'Stay Home for Hospice': No-show reverse raffle
Wed, Nov 1st 2017 02:20 pm
Niagara Hospice is putting a unique spin on its traditional fundraising event ("Cocktails & Ca$h"). Basically, there is no event this year - but, that doesn't mean one can't still buy a ticket and help provide charity care to individuals facing end-of-life illnesses who are uninsured or underinsured.
NACC offers opera, play in November
Wed, Oct 25th 2017 11:55 am
Opera Day, with "A Celebration of Opera: Mozart to Menotti," returns to the Niagara Arts & Cultural Center's Grand Theater at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov 4.
Niagara Falls Water Board announced bad debt collection program
Tue, Oct 24th 2017 07:40 pm
On Monday, the Niagara Falls Water Board approved a one-time program that will help its residential property owners bring their water and sewer accounts current.
NU Family Business Center hosts breakfast forum
Mon, Oct 23rd 2017 07:00 am
"Why Businesses Fail" will be the topic of the Niagara University Family Business Center's next breakfast meeting at Giancarlo's, 5110 Main St., Williamsville.
Lew-Port Academy 'Blender'
Mon, Oct 23rd 2017 07:00 am
Lewiston-Porter High School's Academy of International Business and Finance will host its fourth annual "Business Blender" from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
NCDOH to offer diabetes workshops
Sat, Oct 21st 2017 07:10 pm
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. The six-week workshop series begins Friday, Oct. 27, and runs from 9-11 a.m. at the Dale Association, 33 Ontario St., Lockport.
Day of events at UB libraries to celebrate freedom of government information
Thu, Oct 19th 2017 03:05 pm
The University at Buffalo Libraries will celebrate the freedom of information by hosting "Preserving Our Knowledge," an all-day series of free sessions to promote Open Access Week.
Churches across Niagara Region - in Canada and US - join together for 'Niagara Now'
Thu, Oct 19th 2017 07:00 am
"Niagara Now" will take place across the U.S. and Canadian border later this month. The event was started by a small group of pastors last year, lead by the Rev. Dale Hiebert of Dwelling Place Church in Niagara Falls, Ontario. This year, the pastors on the Niagara Now team commissioned the Rev. Joel Arcadipane of i61 Church in East Aurora to lead the American side.
Niagara Falls: Public information meeting on final design of parkway removal project (Main Street to Findlay Drive)
Wed, Oct 18th 2017 01:45 pm
The New York State Office of Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation, in conjunction with its project partners the New York Power Authority, New York State Department of Transportation, USA Niagara Development Corp. and the City of Niagara Falls, will hold a public information meeting for the parkway removal project in Niagara Falls.
Buffalo Bills, ECMC advocate for crucial catch this week
Mon, Oct 16th 2017 12:00 pm
The Buffalo Bills and Erie County Medical Center have joined together to intercept cancer, as the team participates in the National Football League's "Crucial Catch." Throughout this week, the Bills and ECMC have created several initiatives that will focus on generating awareness to increase prevention of several forms of cancer, including prostate cancer, pediatric cancer, breast cancer, and head and neck cancer.
NYSHealth awards OpenNotes grant to NFMMC
Fri, Oct 13th 2017 06:10 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has been named one of seven hospitals statewide to be awarded a New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) grant to implement OpenNotes, a national movement that gives patients and their caregivers access to the clinical notes written by health care providers.
International conference to focus on Buffalo as the capital of American arts & crafts movement
Fri, Oct 13th 2017 06:00 pm
Jack Quinan, University at Buffalo Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus and a noted expert on Frank Lloyd Wright, will deliver the keynote address at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, for a groundbreaking three-day conference that directs attention to Buffalo as the epicenter of the American arts and crafts movement.
Memorial Medical Center schedules flu shot clinic
Wed, Oct 11th 2017 05:45 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will conduct a flu shot clinic for adults 18 and older from 3-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19. The clinic will be held on the first floor of the Golisano Center for Community Health, 533 10th St.
Niagara Falls lights up for World Hospice & Palliative Care Day
Tue, Oct 10th 2017 06:00 pm
World Hospice and Palliative Care Day is this Saturday, Oct. 14. It is recognized as a unified day of action to celebrate and support hospice and palliative care around the world.
Erie County Senior Services falls prevention seminar series continues
Tue, Oct 10th 2017 05:35 pm
The Erie County Department of Senior Services falls prevention seminar series brings together a panel of experts to discuss falls, their causes, identifying home hazards and ways to improve balance, and other falls prevention topics with area seniors. The six-person panel will present an informative session at the East Aurora Senior Center (101 King St.) at 12:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19. The event will include a "Stay Fit Dining" noontime meal.
'Fearless Family Zone' presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York open at KeyBank Center
Mon, Oct 9th 2017 11:20 am
"The Fearless Family Zone" presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is now open at KeyBank Center. The interactive area, located on the east side of the 100 level pavilion, will give fans an opportunity to engage in family-friendly fun and receive special collectable items throughout the season.
Benefit for young boy, family
Mon, Oct 9th 2017 07:00 am
From 2-7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, there will be a basket raffle to benefit the family of Kaeden Mitchell at the Sikora Post, 950 Payne Ave., North Tonawanda.
Gorge advisory
Fri, Oct 6th 2017 06:35 pm
Beginning today, the American Falls Gorge Trail (trail No. 3) that connects the Great Gorge Railway Trail (trail No. 4) to the Schoellkopf Power Plant site will be closed for 30 days while contractors work to construct improved access from the trail to the water's edge at a popular fishing location.
A terra cotta twist on the mundane faculty mailbox
Thu, Oct 5th 2017 05:05 pm
Faculty mailboxes typically don't generate much excitement. But when they're in a building that's on the National Register of Historic Places, and that's home to an architecture school that has a reputation for "making," only the best, designed in-house, will do.
St. Francis Guild's 37th annual Pink Elephant Luncheon & Auction set for Saturday, Oct. 21
Wed, Oct 4th 2017 02:40 pm
The St. Francis Guild of Mount St. Mary's Hospital will hold its 37th annual Pink Elephant Luncheon and Auction on Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
Verizon's Oath awards $19,557 Community Care Coordination grant to Niagara Falls Memorial
Wed, Oct 4th 2017 02:40 pm
Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon, has awarded a $19,557 community grant to Niagara Falls Memorial Center for its Niagara Community care coordination training project. The funds are included in $427,826 awarded to 20 community organizations by Oath's Yahoo Community Fund for Niagara County and Oath's Yahoo Community Benefit Fund.
Niagara County Department of Health offers free diabetes self-management workshop at Dale Association
Tue, Oct 3rd 2017 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. The series is scheduled to begin Friday, Oct. 27, at the Dale Association, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. It will run from 9-11:30 a.m.
4th annual Domestic Violence Ribbon Walk & Survivor Art Exhibit to be held in Niagara Falls
Mon, Oct 2nd 2017 03:25 pm
In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Family & Children's Service of Niagara is coordinating the fourth annual Domestic Violence Ribbon Walk at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10. The walk will begin at the corner of Main and Third streets in Niagara Falls.
'Tales at the Taylor Theater' Children's story hours starting at Kenan Center in October
Mon, Oct 2nd 2017 03:10 pm
The Kenan Center will present a series of themed story hours, "Tales at the Taylor Theater," for children and families. The event will kick off Sunday, Oct. 22. The October story hour event is to take place in the Kenan Center Taylor Theater at 3 p.m. with special Halloween-themed activities to follow the story.
Buffalo Sabres, Matt Moulson, Original Pizza Logs to provide tickets to military personnel
Mon, Oct 2nd 2017 03:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Monday announced forward Matt Moulson will continue the "Tickets for Troops" program to provide a pair of seats to a member of the military during every home game for the 2017-18 season.
North Tonawanda's 'Roll Up Your Sleeves' Ward challenge
Sat, Sep 30th 2017 07:00 am
From Oct. 2-5, the North Tonawanda Common Council, spearheaded by Aldermen-at-Large Jeff Glatz and Bob Pecoraro, along with partnership from North Tonawanda High School, led by Katie Harrington, and Unyts Account Executive Greg Eastmer, are promoting a North Tonawanda "Roll Up Your Sleeves" Challenge to all the residents of North Tonawanda to accomplish two things, blood donations, and a member donor registry.
BBB's 'Secure Your ID Day' coming soon; free paper shredding & identity theft prevention advice and tools
Fri, Sep 29th 2017 08:30 pm
Identity theft is still a major problem in the U.S. Over 15 million U.S. consumers lost $16 billion in 2016, compared with $15.3 billion and 13.1 million victims a year earlier. In the past six years, ID thieves have stolen over $107 billion.
Gluck Park Community Build Days: Help create a new playground for local youth
Fri, Sep 29th 2017 08:30 pm
The Niagara Falls Community Development Department invites volunteers to participate in Community Build Days at Gluck Park from 8 am to noon Friday, Oct. 20, and Saturday, Oct. 21. Volunteers will help install a new playground at Gluck Park (corner of 16th Street and Weston Avenue), under supervision from certified playground installers.
New UB grant will help treat New Yorkers addicted to opioids
Tue, Sep 26th 2017 03:15 pm
The Research Institute on Addictions and faculty from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences will lead a University at Buffalo effort to combat the opioid crisis in New York state.
Buffalo Bills, Republic Services to host electronic recycling drive
Tue, Sep 26th 2017 11:50 am
The Buffalo Bills have teamed up with Republic Services to host the fifth annual electronic recycling drive at New Era Field. It will take place from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday, Sept. 30, in the Bills ADPRO Sports Fieldhouse lot.
Medical Center auxiliary to hold coat sale
Mon, Sep 25th 2017 11:50 am
The Auxiliary of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will hold a sale of gently worn men's and women's coats, jackets, suits and sweaters along with handbags and jewelry from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29.
'Open Government, Your Right to Know!'
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 12:25 pm
"Open Government, Your Right to Know!'" will be offered from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, at the Buffalo History Museum, One Museum Court (on Nottingham Terrace, just east of Elmwood Avenue at Route 198).
 

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