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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).
UB: Deep discounts work for supermarkets
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 06:20 pm
For grocery retailers, the tried-and-true strategy of deep discount promotions is a successful one, according to a new study from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
Author Yaa Gyasi headlines new Niagara University lecture series
Thu, Sep 21st 2017 07:00 am
Acclaimed author Yaa Gyasi will be the featured presenter for the first-ever installment of the Peggy and John Day University Honors Lecture Series at Niagara University.
8th annual Oktoberfest planned for Old Falls Street
Wed, Sep 20th 2017 07:20 pm
Raise your beer stein high and give "Prost" to the eighth annual Old Falls Street Oktoberfest, taking place from 1-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, on Old Falls Street's middle block in downtown Niagara Falls. The German-themed event will be held rain or shine and is free and open to the public. As per tradition, the day will kick-off with the ceremonial tapping of the kegs at 1 p.m.
Speaker's event with Sister Joan Chittister at First Presbyterian Church cancelled
Wed, Sep 20th 2017 11:00 am
The speaker's event hosted by the First Presbyterian Church and Kenan Center in Lockport featuring noted social and faith leader Sister Joan Chittister, originally slated for Saturday, Sept. 23, has been cancelled due to illness.
NYS Office of Mental Health: $3.5 million federal suicide prevention grant
Tue, Sep 19th 2017 01:05 pm
The Office of Mental Health announced New York is the only state in nation to have received a grant award from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Zero Suicide grant program. The award of $3.5 million over five years will help implement and strengthen the state's suicide prevention efforts.
Rescuing blighted land: Legislators announce members of board of county land bank
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 08:20 pm
Niagara County lawmakers publicly announced the membership of the board of directors of the county's new land bank on Tuesday night.
Can You Help? Elizabeth Restey benefit
Tue, Sep 12th 2017 07:00 am
A fundraiser for Elizabeth Restey and family will take place from 2-7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, at the South Lockport Fire Col, 5666 S. Transit Road, Lockport.
Armed Forces Weekend, dinosaurs in corn maze & ventriloquists highlight opening weekend of 22nd annual Fall Festival at Great Pumpkin Farm
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
The Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence will kick off its 22nd annual Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to dusk Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 16-17, with a special Armed Forces weekend, in collaboration with WNY Heroes Inc. The regular admission fee will be waived for military, police or fire department personnel who present proper identification to WNY Heroes representatives at the gate. Such attendees will also be permitted to bring one guest for free.
 

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