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Buffalo Sabres team up with 'Bald for Bucks,' Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Wed, Jan 31st 2018 01:40 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team will partner with the Bald for Bucks initiative and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center throughout the month of February to raise funds to support critical cancer research and patient-care programs.
Sabres to host Unyts blood drive at KeyBank Center on Monday
Tue, Jan 30th 2018 03:35 pm
The Buffalo Sabres and Unyts have teamed up to host a community blood drive on Monday, Feb. 5, in the Lexus Club at KeyBank Center. Presenting donors who are willing to "give the gift of life" during this important time of the year will be rewarded with two tickets to an upcoming Buffalo Sabres home game, and have an opportunity to meet Sabretooth and Sabres alumni.
'History Center Night at the Shamus' benefits Niagara History Center
Mon, Jan 29th 2018 03:00 pm
Enjoy fine dining and support the Niagara History Center as Lockport's Shamus Restaurant presents the 14th annual "History Center Night" from 4:30-9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21. The evening out at Lockport's renowned Shamus will boost History Center programs as the restaurant donates a portion of all proceeds that evening.
Western New York Farm Show to be held Feb. 1-3
Mon, Jan 29th 2018 02:35 pm
Bringing together the region's farming community and the services necessary for daily operations is the goal of the eighth annual Western New York Farm Show, to be held Feb. 1-3 at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg. The exposition is sponsored by the Erie County Agricultural Society.
WNY Heroes giving away 9th vehicle through Operation Automotive Program
Fri, Jan 26th 2018 07:00 am
The WNY Heroes community continues looking for ways to show their support to the men and women who have served our country. WNY Heroes provides important support programs and services for local veterans every day right here in Western New York.
UB Dental adds nurses, dieticians & audiologists to treat more than smiles on annual day of care
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 02:10 pm
The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine is delivering more than healthy smiles this February.
Niagara Small Business Development Center to host free entrepreneurial workshop
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 09:55 am
The Niagara Small Business Development Center, in conjunction with Niagara County Community College, is hosting a free workshop called "Start-Up Café" on Saturday, Jan. 27.
Nursing homes reminded to submit 'Ruthie's Law'-related information to EC Senior Services by end of January
Sat, Jan 20th 2018 10:30 am
As part of last year's passage of "Ruthie's Law," nursing home facilities located in Erie County are required to submit semiannual reports to the Erie County Department of Senior Services, with the deadline for the past six months due at the end of this month.
Judges' panel announced for 2018 JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition
Fri, Jan 19th 2018 04:25 pm
With less than six months before the JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition, the judges' panel for 2018 has been announced:
TNBPA awards dinner set for Jan. 24
Fri, Jan 19th 2018 03:35 pm
The Town of Niagara Business and Professional Association will host its annual dinner and awards ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the LaSalle Yacht Club, 73 S. 68th St., Niagara Falls.
Nurse practitioner joins NFMMC behavioral health team
Mon, Jan 15th 2018 11:15 am
Char'lese Perry, a doctorate prepared psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, has joined the staff at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Niagara Falls: Honeymoon Bridge collapse to be remembered
Thu, Jan 11th 2018 05:05 pm
In commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the collapse of the Honeymoon Bridge, the Niagara Regional Programs Department of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation will host a presentation on the 40 years of its existence. The event will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, in the Castellani Building at DeVeaux Woods State Park, 3180 DeVeaux Woods Drive, Niagara Falls.
Buffalo Society of Artists winter exhibition
Wed, Jan 10th 2018 11:05 am
Opening at the Carnegie Art Center on Thursday, Jan. 18, is the Buffalo Society of Artists' winter exhibition.
Canisius presents lecture in honor of UN Holocaust Remembrance Day
Tue, Jan 9th 2018 01:20 pm
Canisius College and the Holocaust Resource Center of Buffalo present "One Person Can Make a Difference," a lecture by Jeannie Smith, daughter of Irena Gut Opdyke, at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28, in the Grupp Fireside Lounge on the second floor of the Richard E. Winter ᾿42 Student Center.
OneJet flights between Buffalo and Albany now on sale
Tue, Jan 9th 2018 10:55 am
OneJet, the air transportation network that provides consumers increased access to nonstop travel in small and medium markets, announced customers can start purchasing tickets for flights between Buffalo and Albany today.
Jacobs calls on Department of Labor to rescind proposed employee scheduling rule
Fri, Jan 5th 2018 05:30 pm
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs, R-60, called on the New York State Department of Labor to rescind its proposed employee scheduling rule citing the "devastating impact" it would have on businesses throughout New York. Jacobs issued his call after the conclusion of a State Senate hearing he co-chaired to help determine the effects of the proposed rule on businesses and employment, as well as economic development efforts across the state.
New York state awards $4.5 million grant to WNY dementia caregiver programs
Wed, Jan 3rd 2018 12:15 pm
The Alzheimer's Association Western New York Chapter will oversee a three-year, $4.5 million grant from the New York State Department of Health to expand dementia caregiving initiatives across seven counties.
Falls councilman schedules 'Coffee with Chris'
Tue, Jan 2nd 2018 07:30 pm
Newly sworn-in Niagara Falls City Council member Chris Voccio has scheduled a series of public meetings to get feedback from citizens.
Quit smoking in 2018 with NYS Smokers' Quitline & a health care provider
Sat, Dec 30th 2017 07:00 am
It's never too late to quit smoking. Just ask Mary M., a 68 year-old resident of West Seneca. She smoked for nearly 50 years, but is now living a smoke-free life thanks to support from her health care provider and the New York State Smokers' Quitline.
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra announces 'Buffalo Sings' contest
Fri, Dec 29th 2017 10:40 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is looking for Buffalo's top vocal talent.
'Holiday Heroes' work to save lives through donation
Wed, Dec 27th 2017 04:35 pm
More than 45 local firefighters and police officers are joining in Unyts' "Holiday Heroes" campaign, helping to save lives during the most critical time of year for blood donations. A number of fire companies across Niagara County are supporting the campaign with blood drives in January.
Intern opportunities announced at Niagara Hospice
Wed, Dec 27th 2017 12:25 pm
Niagara Hospice has announced two paid summer internship opportunities for college students living in eastern Niagara County, or any student attending Niagara University or Niagara County Community College. Students are encouraged to apply for the marketing and public relations internship or the special events internship, both made possible through the Grigg Lewis Foundation's Workership Program.
Collins thanks 2017 'Holiday Mail for Veterans' participants
Wed, Dec 27th 2017 12:25 pm
Prior to Christmas weekend, Congressman Chris Collins released the following statement offering his appreciation to elementary school students, businesses and community organizations from around the 27th district for participating in his "Holiday Mail for Veterans" program. The office collected more than 1,500 holiday cards and delivered them to veterans at the Buffalo and Batavia VA facilities.
Terry & Kim Pegula acquire Buffalo Beauts
Thu, Dec 21st 2017 02:00 pm
Terry and Kim Pegula on Thursday announced they acquired the Buffalo Beauts of the National Women's Hockey League, furthering their commitment to advancing the game of hockey on all levels.
Niagara County Department of Health receives $15,000 award for maternal & child health outcomes
Thu, Dec 21st 2017 02:00 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health was awarded a $15,000 Maternal and Child Health "Hot Spots" Grant from the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York.
Final days of 2017 Fairgrounds Festival of Lights
Wed, Dec 20th 2017 04:35 pm
The 13th annual Fairground Festival of Lights concludes its 18-day run this Saturday at the Fairgrounds in Hamburg. A time-honored Western New York holiday tradition, the festival is open an expanded weekday schedule through Saturday, Dec. 23, to accommodate those who want to get one last request to Santa or view over 1 million twinkling lights.
Championship Village opens Friday at Canalside
Wed, Dec 20th 2017 12:30 pm
As the 2018 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship comes to Buffalo, Canalside will be transformed into a one-of-a-kind outdoor experience that celebrates the tournament. Championship Village, a free attraction featuring interactive fun, live music and a warming station with food and drink, opens at 3 p.m. Friday.
Niagara County Dept. of Health offers free evidence-based workshops
Thu, Dec 14th 2017 04:15 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health nursing division, in collaboration with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering free workshops throughout Niagara County for individuals with any ongoing health condition; for example, arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, pain and high blood pressure.
Local Christmas Mass to air on WKBW-TV
Thu, Dec 14th 2017 12:35 pm
Daybreak TV Productions of the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo has Christmas programming that will air on local television in the coming days.
2017 CommunityCare Grant awarded to both WNY STEM & Danceability
Tue, Dec 12th 2017 02:50 pm
UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine has announced the recipients of its third-annual CommunityCare Grant: WNY STEM and Danceability. Each program will receive $5,000 toward their respective missions for the Western New York community.
'Elf Jr. The Musical' is 'Best way to spread Christmas cheer'
Mon, Dec 11th 2017 01:45 pm
"Elf Jr. The Musical," produced by Teal's Niagara Theatre, will be staged at The Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls. Performances will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, and at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, inside the Grand Theatre.
'Christmas in the 1950s': December 'Family Night' at History Center
Mon, Dec 11th 2017 11:40 am
Revisit "Christmas in the 1950s" for a glimpse of some holiday magic as the Niagara County History Center presents its next "Family Night," from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19, at 215 Niagara St., Lockport.
Buffalo Sabres to hold 'Mega Raffle' Jan. 12
Thu, Dec 7th 2017 03:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Thursday announced the team will host the Buffalo Sabres "Mega Raffle" on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, in the Lexus Club at KeyBank Center.
Niagara University Christmas concert raises $1,000 for Community Missions
Thu, Dec 7th 2017 09:55 am
The Niagara University Opportunity Program's second annual Christmas benefit concert, held Dec. 1, raised $1,000 for Community Missions of Niagara Frontier.
'Mist-ical' night will benefit labor & delivery at NFMMC
Tue, Dec 5th 2017 02:30 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's labor and delivery department will host a "Mist-ical Night of Paint & Sip" from 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at the Canvas Crashers Social Paint Studio, 2142 Military Road.
Christmas comes early at Memorial Medical Center: West Herr Auto Group donates CARExpress van
Mon, Dec 4th 2017 05:10 pm
A donation by a prominent Western York auto dealer is brightening the holiday season for a popular patient transportation program at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
LiveNF Makers Market coming to town
Wed, Nov 29th 2017 07:00 am
The LiveNF Makers Market, a one-day shopping experience featuring artists, artisans and crafters from Niagara Falls and the Greater Western New York area, will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at 449 and 460 Third St.
Special Olympics New York hosting Polar Plunge this Saturday
Tue, Nov 28th 2017 05:05 pm
In an effort to raise funds to support over 68,500 athletes across New York state, Special Olympics New York is hosting the annual Polar Plunge at Woodlawn Beach this Saturday, Dec. 2.
Breast Cancer Network Presents breast cancer survivor seminar
Tue, Nov 28th 2017 09:30 am
The Breast Cancer Network of WNY (BCN) will collaborate with Windsong Radiology Group PC to present a seminar for breast cancer patients and survivors at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7.
Old Fort Niagara's 'Castle by Candlelight' tours offer 18th century merriment
Mon, Nov 27th 2017 01:05 pm
Old Fort Niagara invites the public to experience the holiday spirit in the company of 18th century-style merrymakers at this season's "Castle by Candlelight" tours on Dec. 9 and 16. Music, crafts, demonstrations and more will make the French Castle, decorated by the Youngstown Garden Club, brim with festivities. The event will also include the feu de joie celebratory cannon and musket firings.

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