News Categories

Featured News - Current News - Archived News - News Categories

Around WNY news list

Article Title: 

Viewing articles 201 to 240 of 3380 total.
<< Prev
>>Next >>
Pamela Walck to hold book signing March 11 in Niagara Falls
Wed, Feb 15th 2023 07:00 am
Local author Pamela Walck is celebrating the release of her new book, "Bridge of Love: 30 True Stories of Faith in Action," with a book signing from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at Beacon Christian Bookstore, 2480 Military Road, Niagara Falls.
Highmark BCBSWNY hosting series of free events for families during winter break
Wed, Feb 15th 2023 07:00 am
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York (Highmark BCBSWNY) is presenting its seventh annual "February Fun," a week-long series of free activities for families to enjoy during winter break (Sunday, Feb. 19, through Saturday, Feb. 25).
Rare disease research to be showcased at virtual Jacobs School event marking Rare Disease Day
Tue, Feb 14th 2023 05:50 pm
Myasthenia gravis. Krabbe disease. Rapid onset dystonia Parkinsonism. Most people have never heard of these diseases. That's because they are among the 6,000 rare diseases that affect 300 million people around the world, including 1 in 10 in the U.S. But researchers at the University at Buffalo and other institutions are hard at work studying them and caring for the many patients who suffer from them.
GuildCare Adult Day Health Care program in Niagara Falls offering free tours, accepting new clients
Tue, Feb 14th 2023 11:25 am
The Niagara Falls GuildCare Adult Day Health Care program of Lighthouse Guild is currently accepting new clients and offering tours to anyone interested in learning more about the program. GuildCare specializes in services for veterans and individuals with vision loss who are 18 years of age and older and have been diagnosed with a chronic medical condition, and those who require hands-on assistance.
'The Winter Warriors' at Old Fort Niagara
Mon, Feb 13th 2023 07:00 am
During the American Revolution, armies generally went into winter quarters where they sometimes struggled to keep their forces supplied. On Feb. 18-19, Old Fort Niagara will host a special event that depicts life in a winter garrison for both soldiers and civilians.
National Fuel Gas Co. Foundation announces $200,000 in grants to community nonprofits
Mon, Feb 13th 2023 07:00 am
The board of directors of the National Fuel Gas Co. Foundation, the charitable giving arm of National Fuel Gas Co., recently held its quarterly meeting and approved foundation grants totaling $200,000.
History Center offers Presidents' Day program for kids
Mon, Feb 13th 2023 07:00 am
The Niagara History Center will offer a program for children ages 7-11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 20, in honor of Presidents' Day.
Naz716 Business and Cultural Center sets 'Farzana Legacy Scholarship & Bollywood Night'
Mon, Feb 13th 2023 07:00 am
Naz716 Business and Cultural Center is organizing a historical "Farzana Legacy Scholarship Dinner & Bollywood Night" to be held at 5 p.m. May 13 at Packard Court Community Center, 4300 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls.
Why is blue cheese served with wings?
Fri, Feb 10th 2023 11:50 am
New evidence uncovered by The Buffalo History Museum might explain why The Anchor Bar chose to serve blue cheese and celery with its first plates of wings nearly six decades ago.
Parks and Trails New York announces new executive director
Fri, Feb 10th 2023 11:45 am
Paul Steely White is the new executive director of Parks and Trails New York. The appointment comes after an extensive search started in November 2022 when PTNY's long-standing visionary leader, Robin Dropkin, announced her retirement.
Nakiea S. Cook honored as 'Woman in Leadership' by NYS Women during Black History Month
Mon, Feb 6th 2023 02:45 pm
The Buffalo Niagara Chapter of NYS Women is honoring Nakiea S. Cook, MBA, CFEI, the CEO and founder of Buffalo-based NC Accounting & Consulting Solutions, during Black History Month. Her firm offers CFO financial services; bookkeeping and tax services, both personal and business; accounting strategy; and workshops.
National gas price average drops; higher gasoline supply brings national prices down
Mon, Feb 6th 2023 11:50 am
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $3.47, down 4 cents since last Monday. One year ago, the price was $3.44. The New York state average is $3.56, down 1 cent since last Monday. A year ago, the NYS average was $3.59.
OASAS announces availability of 'lifesaving resources to address state's opioid crisis'
Mon, Feb 6th 2023 11:40 am
The New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) on Friday announced new distribution plans for overdose reversal medication naloxone (known as Narcan) and fentanyl test strips.
Mental Health Association in Niagara County holding meat raffle fundraising event
Mon, Feb 6th 2023 07:00 am
The Mental Health Association in Niagara County will host a meat raffle fundraiser at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at the St. Johnsburg Firehall, 7165 Ward Road, North Tonawanda. Proceeds from the sales will go toward programming and services for those living with a mental health diagnosis in Niagara County.
February session will focus on long COVID
Mon, Feb 6th 2023 07:00 am
Dr. Thomas Guttuso Jr., professor of neurology at UBMD, will be the guest speaker at the next Catholic Health COVID Support Group on Thursday, Feb. 9, from 4-5:30 p.m. in the Community Room at Kenmore Mercy Hospital. Guttuso is currently studying the persistent symptoms of long COVID, and looking for participants for a study he is conducting.
Inaugural vendor fair to spotlight UB alumni startups
Mon, Feb 6th 2023 07:00 am
Graduates of the University at Buffalo School of Management's Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership will showcase their products and services at the inaugural CEL Alumni Vendor Fair from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Feb. 9 at the UB Educational Opportunity Center, 555 Ellicott St., Buffalo.
New York Farm Bureau offering scholarships to high school seniors
Mon, Feb 6th 2023 07:00 am
New York high school seniors who are graduating and interested in pursuing a career in agriculture can apply for New York Farm Bureau's agricultural youth scholarship. Eligible students can use the financial award for college or advanced training in the skilled trades. Statewide winners can earn up to $3,000 towards their future education.
12th annual Artists of Color Exhibition on view at Niagara Arts & Cultural Center
Mon, Feb 6th 2023 07:00 am
The Niagara Arts & Cultural Center has announced the 12th annual Artists of Color Exhibition. This exhibit is curated by Ray Robertson, co-director of galleries.
Niagara University accounting students offering free tax preparation help
Mon, Feb 6th 2023 07:00 am
Accounting students from Niagara University's Holzschuh College of Business Administration and members of its accounting society and Beta Alpha Psi will again provide members of the Niagara Falls community free tax preparation assistance through the Internal Revenue Service's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance.
Lockport CARES to recognize 'Coldest Night of the Year'
Mon, Feb 6th 2023 07:00 am
Lockport CARES is Eastern Niagara's only emergency homeless shelter.
Buffalo Sabres Alumni Beer & Wine Festival returns March 30
Mon, Feb 6th 2023 07:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres Alumni Association will host the 16th Buffalo Sabres Alumni Beer & Wine Festival from 6-9:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at KeyBank Center. The event, co-sponsored by KeyBank, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Highmark BlueCross BlueShield of WNY and LECOM, will feature breweries, wineries and restaurants from Buffalo, Niagara-on-the-Lake and beyond.
National Wear Red Day brings awareness of women's No. 1 health threat
Fri, Feb 3rd 2023 01:45 pm
The American Heart Association is rallying women in Western New York to take charge of their health on Friday, Feb. 4, as a part of the Association's Go Red for Women National Wear Red Day. Today's event helps launch February as American Heart Month.
Highmark Awards BestSelf, Say Yes Buffalo major equity-focused grants
Fri, Feb 3rd 2023 01:45 pm
As part of what it called a "long-term commitment to improve racial and health equity," Highmark BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York announced grants totaling $1.2 million to Say Yes Buffalo and BestSelf Behavioral Health.
DEC reminds visitors to state lands to love New York lands and 'Leave No Trace'
Fri, Feb 3rd 2023 11:45 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) reminds visitors to the Adirondack and Catskill forest preserves and all state lands to recreate safely and responsibly, and practice "Leave No Trace" this winter.
Ice at Canalside closing Friday due to low temperatures
Thu, Feb 2nd 2023 10:50 pm
The Ice at Canalside presented by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield will be closed Friday, Feb. 3, due to the frigid temperatures expected throughout our region. All curling, igloo and group reservations scheduled will be notified and refunded.
Roofer sentenced for scamming 6 customers in Erie County
Wed, Feb 1st 2023 10:40 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 33-year-old David J. Whitman, formerly of Niagara Falls, was sentenced this morning before Erie County Court Judge James Bargnesi to a three-year conditional discharge and ordered to pay a $5,000 fine.
Buffalo woman pleads guilty to driving through police blockade, running over trooper during protest
Wed, Feb 1st 2023 10:40 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 33-year-old Deyanna J. Davis of Buffalo pleaded guilty this afternoon before Erie County Court Judge Kenneth Case to one count of assault in the second degree (class "D" felony). The defendant pleaded guilty to the charge on the day jury selection was scheduled to begin in her trial.
UB: King examines the significance of Black History Month in schools and society
Wed, Feb 1st 2023 09:55 am
Black History Month arrives shortly after each new year, but does 2023 bring any changes surrounding Black history and how it's being discussed and taught in schools?
Ten Lives Club slates 'Kitten Bowl'
Tue, Jan 31st 2023 04:50 pm
The Bills may have missed the Super Bowl, but the Ten Lives Club plans to take home a win as its kittens leave it all out on the gridiron at this weekend's "Kitten Bowl" sponsored by Clyde's Feed & Cellino Plumbing.
Kenan Center announces 10th annual Niagara Wine & Beer Fest vendor lineup
Tue, Jan 31st 2023 07:00 am
The Kenan Center will present the 10th annual Niagara Wine & Beer Fest, brought to the community by Niagara's Choice Federal Credit Union, from 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Kenan Center Arena. Proceeds from the event support arts, educational and recreational programs at the Kenan Center.
The Big Easy in Buffalo celebrates Mardi Gras season with 3 shows
Mon, Jan 30th 2023 10:10 am
The Big Easy in Buffalo has announced three shows celebrating Mardi Gras season:
Gas prices remain higher than one year ago
Mon, Jan 30th 2023 10:10 am
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $3.51, up 9 cents since last Monday. One year ago, the price was $3.36. The New York state average is $3.57, up 6 cents since last Monday. A year ago, the NYS average was $3.55.
The Buffalo History Museum begins 'Blizzard of 2022' collecting initiative
Fri, Jan 27th 2023 10:30 am
The Buffalo History Museum has begun collecting photos, videos, objects and audio testimonials from the "Blizzard of 2022." All media and artifacts collected from the community will be preserved in the museum's archives at One Museum Court. This new collection will be available for research and reference, and may be used for future projects, exhibits and programs at the museum.
Resurgence honors legendary Buffalo Sabres goalie Ryan Miller
Fri, Jan 27th 2023 08:45 am
Hundreds of hockey fans stood in line to meet former Buffalo Sabres goalie Ryan Miller at Resurgence Brewing Company at a release party unveiling two new craft beers celebrating his career and retirement: Milz Pilz and 391 IPA. Four packs of The Ryan Miller Mixed Pack were available to purchase, along with a signed card and poster art.
Free webinar examines historical inequities in clinical trials for Black Americans
Thu, Jan 26th 2023 07:00 am
In honor of Black History Month, the Alzheimer's Association is offering a free live webinar, "Alzheimer's & Dementia Conversations: Changing the Face of Research," on Feb. 1 at 3:30 p.m. The one-hour webinar will feature a robust discussion on the historical inequities in clinical trials and their lasting impact on Black Americans and other underrepresented populations.
Another record-breaking year: ASI receives over $1 million from NYSCA to support WNY arts industry
Wed, Jan 25th 2023 08:05 pm
In 2023, Arts Services Inc. (ASI) will receive an "unprecedented" $1.2 million in funding from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA). A special $1 million appropriation was awarded to bolster ASI's existing statewide community regrant program.
Buffalo man to serve 15 years in prison for shooting victims outside downtown restaurant
Wed, Jan 25th 2023 09:30 am
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 24-year-old David A. Douglas of Buffalo was sentenced Tuesday afternoon before State Supreme Court Justice Debra Givens to 15 years in prison, followed by five years of post-release supervision.
St. Mary's School for the Deaf receives grant in support of whole-body wellness
Tue, Jan 24th 2023 02:20 pm
Reducing sedentary behavior and increasing physical activity is key to immediate and long-term health for children. That is why the American Heart Association, devoted to world of healthier lives for all, the National Football League (NFL) and the Buffalo Bills have awarded a $1,000 grant to St. Mary's School for the Deaf in Buffalo.
ECDOH to end COVID-19 testing, vaccine clinics at Jesse Nash Health Center
Mon, Jan 23rd 2023 02:30 pm
The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) will end its COVID-19 testing services and vaccine clinics at the Jesse Nash Health Center (608 William St., Buffalo) at the end of January.

Hometown News

View All News