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Becker Farms partners with area fire and EMS for family trunk-or-treat event
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 02:35 pm
Becker Farms is partnering with Terry's Corners Volunteer Fire Co., Gasport Chemical Hose Co. and Hartland Volunteer Co. on Sunday, Oct. 30, "to offer a safe way for families to celebrate Halloween" with its trunk-or-treat event.
Wydysh, Andres graduate from County Government Institute
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 10:30 am
Niagara County Legislature Chairwoman Becky Wydysh and Legislator Rich Andres have graduated from the County Government Institute (CGI), a joint effort between the New York State Association of Counties and the Cornell University Community and Regional Development Institute.
Voccio to lead two fall foliage walks
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 09:30 am
Niagara County Legislator Chris Voccio will lead two fall foliage hikes along the Niagara River Gorge.
History Center to hold Oktoberfest fundraiser
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 09:20 am
The Niagara County Historical Society will hold its annual Oktoberfest fundraiser from 6-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Cornell Cooperative Extension, 4487 Lake Ave., Lockport.
October is Car Care Month at AAA: Drivers urged to perform car maintenance before winter hits
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 09:20 am
October is Car Care Month at AAA Western and Central New York! As the weather cools, AAA reminds motorists that completing a seasonal vehicle checkup can maintain safety and maximize efficiency throughout the fall and winter. Unfortunately, AAA research has found that 35% of drivers have skipped needed car maintenance or repair, and 65% of drivers did not have their battery tested before finding it dead.
Celebrate 'Christmas at the Lighthouse'
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 07:00 am
The Friends of Thirty Mile Point Lighthouse present "Christmas at the Lighthouse." The free event runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at Golden Hill State Park, 9691 Lower Lake Road, Barker.
Niagara County Family Violence Intervention Project: 'Safe at Home' conference to be held in person
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 07:00 am
The Child Advocacy Center of Niagara, a service of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, and the Niagara County Family Violence Intervention Project, will host the 22nd annual "Safe at Home" conference for the first time since 2019.
AAG Clarke & US Attorney Ross launch 'United Against Hate' program in Buffalo
Fri, Sep 30th 2022 09:55 am
On Thursday, Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke of the Justice Department's civil rights division joined U.S. Attorney Trini E. Ross for the Western District of New York to announce a new initiative to combat unlawful acts of hate in the Western District of New York.
United Way of Greater Niagara holds awards breakfast & campaign kickoff, awards local community members
Thu, Sep 29th 2022 07:00 am
United Way of Greater Niagara held its annual awards breakfast and campaign kickoff on Friday, Sept. 23, at Niagara Riverside Resort, located at 7001 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls. Its annual campaign also officially began.
Community Missions: 12th annual interfaith community prayer service for mental illness recovery & understanding
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 10:55 am
Community Missions will present its 12th annual interfaith community prayer service for mental illness recovery and understanding at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4. The service will be hosted by Niagara University at its new [email protected] property, home to the Levesque Institute for Civic Engagement and First Congregational United Church of Christ, 822 Cleveland Ave., Niagara Falls.
New York Fed president to speak on economy at Buffalo State Oct. 7
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 10:50 am
Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John C. Williams will share his thoughts on the regional and national economy, as well as monetary policy, at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in the Burchfield Penney Art Center Tower Auditorium on the SUNY Buffalo State campus.
New at the NACC
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 09:50 am
From Oct. 16 through Nov. 26, the Niagara Arts & Cultural Center will host "Native Voices" in the Kudela Gallery, and "Landscapes & Viewpoints" in the Townsend Gallery. Works are on display from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at 1201 Pine Ave, Niagara Falls. An opening reception is set for 2 p.m. Oct. 16.
Higgins: $2.5 million in new federal funding for investments in Niagara Falls State Park
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 04:15 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins was joined Friday by New York State Parks Niagara Region Director Mark Mistretta to announce $2.5 million in new federal funding for investments in Niagara Falls State Park.
ASPA Buffalo Niagara Chapter honors local professionals, announces 2022-23 board
Wed, Sep 21st 2022 07:00 am
ASPA Buffalo Niagara Chapter - the local chapter for the American Society for Public Administration - announced recipients of its third annual awards program, plus 2022-23 officers and board members, during its recent 2022 annual meeting.
Niagara Area Habitat for Humanity dedicates Walnut Avenue home for Stewart family
Tue, Sep 20th 2022 11:25 am
Niagara Area Habitat for Humanity recently celebrated its 30th Habitat home in Niagara County with a home dedication to celebrate the newest homeowners achieving their dream of homeownership.
Trina Burruss named next president & CEO of United Way of Buffalo & Erie County
Mon, Sep 19th 2022 12:55 pm
The board of directors of United Way of Buffalo & Erie County recently announced Trina Burruss will be United Way of Buffalo & Erie County's next president and CEO. Burruss, who currently serves as the organization's chief operating officer, will begin her tenure upon current President and CEO Michael Weiner's retirement at the end of the year.
Tops Markets raises $288,000+ for Children's Miracle Network campaign
Mon, Sep 19th 2022 12:50 pm
Tops Friendly Markets has once again raised much-needed funds for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH). The fundraising campaign which officially kicked off Sunday, June 20, at all participating Tops Friendly Markets locations, ran through Saturday, July 3. In total Tops helped raise $288,419,000.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
 

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