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Explore & More reopens with 2 new exhibits for community
Tue, Oct 17th 2023 05:00 pm
The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum will reopen this Wednesday after being temporarily closed for a month. The museum is reopening with two new exhibits for the community to play and learn, and with new hours.
Niagara Falls: Tap & Craft Festival is Saturday
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 02:35 pm
Tap & Craft is back for its second annual festival at the Niagara Falls Convention Center on Saturday, Oct. 21. The event will feature over 40 craft brands, 35 local vendors, and the live music of The Far Trio during the general session.
Reopening of West Side Bazaar at new, expanded location in Buffalo
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 02:35 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the reopening of the popular West Side Bazaar at its new, expanded location at 1432 Niagara St., Buffalo.
Hochul announces New York's first cell and gene therapy hub at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Fri, Oct 13th 2023 04:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced New York's first cell and gene therapy hub will be housed at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo.
5 $1 million winners of 43North's 9th annual startup competition
Fri, Oct 13th 2023 12:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the winners of the ninth annual 43North Finals, New York state's $5 million startup competition held in Buffalo, in which five companies were each awarded a $1 million investment.
Bills' Shaq Lawson & Mercedes Wilson to visit Jefferson Ave. Tops for meet & greet
Thu, Oct 12th 2023 09:45 am
Tops Friendly Markets will welcome Buffalo Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson and local food entrepreneur Mercedes Wilson for a meet & greet and product tasting event on Tuesday, Oct. 17. The event will take place from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Tops location at 1275 Jefferson Ave., Buffalo). Lawson will sign autographs and take photos.
History Center to host program on boxing legend Jimmy Duffy
Wed, Oct 11th 2023 08:15 pm
The public is invited to a program at the Niagara History Center at 2 p.m. Oct. 26 to learn about Lockport's early 20th century boxing great Jimmy Duffy.
23rd annual Safe at Home Conference is empowering professionals, championing survivors, advancing prevention tactics in family violence
Tue, Oct 10th 2023 01:10 pm
The Child Advocacy Center of Niagara (CAC), a service of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, in collaboration with the Niagara County Family Violence Intervention Project, announced its 23rd annual Safe at Home Conference, featuring speakers and interactive workshops, will be Thursday, Oct. 26, at Niagara Riverside Resort, 7001 Buffalo Ave.
National Fuel's home heating forecast for this winter features 'significant decrease in customer bills'
Fri, Oct 6th 2023 09:40 am
A year can make all the difference, according to the recent winter heating forecast released by National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp. Natural gas customers should expect some relief is in store from last year's elevated energy costs.
Niagara County Department of Health Offers free chronic pain self-management workshop
Wed, Oct 4th 2023 09:15 am
The Niagara County Department of Health nursing division, in partnership with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering a free chronic pain self-management workshop from 1-3:30 p.m. Thursdays, beginning Oct. 12, at the new Lockport Memorial Hospital, 6001 Shimer Drive.
5/14 Memorial Commission requests submissions for design concepts of permanent memorial
Wed, Oct 4th 2023 09:15 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul, Mayor Byron Brown, and the 5/14 Memorial Commission announced a request for submissions for design concepts of a permanent memorial.
Niagara County Social Services: HEAP application process begins Nov. 1
Tue, Oct 3rd 2023 02:45 pm
Niagara County Social Services Commissioner Meghan Lutz announced the 2023-24 Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) application window will open Wednesday, Nov. 1, with a streamlined application process. Applications have already been sent to qualified individuals who received HEAP last year and meet the early outreach criteria.
Application process open for Community Foundation's 21st Century Fund $100,000 grant
Tue, Oct 3rd 2023 07:00 am
The 21st Century Fund, a fund and giving circle of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, is now accepting applications from nonprofit organizations for its 2023-24 grant cycle through 4 p.m. Dec. 4. Additionally, prospective applicants are invited to attend a virtual applicant briefing from 4-5 p.m. Oct. 5. Details and application information, including the link to apply online, can be found at http://www.cfgb.org/nonprofits/grants/21st-century-fund/.
Ryan seeks exceptional high school seniors worthy of national recognition
Tue, Oct 3rd 2023 07:00 am
New York State Sen. Sean Ryan announced he is seeking high school seniors whose educational and extracurricular achievements are worthy of recognition. Ryan will recommend two students from New York's 61st State Senate District for consideration as Presidential Scholars Program nominees, and will recommend one student of a career and technical education (CTE) program for recognition for an excellence in CTE award.
Niagara, Orleans county clerks issue reminder to drivers about vision tests
Mon, Oct 2nd 2023 01:30 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski and Orleans County Clerk Nadine P. Hanlon announced the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles has begun sending out driver's license suspension notices to the 95,000 motorists who renewed their license between March 1, 2020, and Aug. 31, 2021, by self-certifying their vision, but have failed to submit the results.
State Parks Niagara River Greenway Standing Committee to meet
Mon, Oct 2nd 2023 11:00 am
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Niagara River Greenway Standing Committee will meet at 11 a.m. Oct. 11, in the Castellani Building at DeVeaux Woods State Park, 3160 DeVeaux Woods Drive, Niagara Falls.
NU Center for Mindful Practice hosting free mindfulness conversations, mindful movement conference
Mon, Oct 2nd 2023 11:00 am
The Center for Mindful Practice at Niagara University is hosting "Mindfulness Conversations and Mindful Movement Conference," a virtual conference that focuses on education and wellness, Oct. 14 and 15.
Lincoln Park Nursery to host Fall Festival
Fri, Sep 29th 2023 09:30 am
As part of its Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 7, Lincoln Park Nursery is raffling off an assortment of unique prizes, including:
Higgins: $684,000 grant supporting school-based asthma care
Thu, Sep 28th 2023 09:10 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced a federal grant totaling $684,704 awarded to the University at Buffalo.
Starting this October, a sign to quit smoking
Thu, Sep 28th 2023 09:10 pm
For New York state residents who use commercial tobacco products and need a sign to quit, tobacco retail stores will soon offer just that - literally. Under a federal court order beginning Oct. 1, and continuing through June 30, 2025, approximately 200,000 tobacco retail stores throughout the nation must post signs with "corrective statements" near point-of-sale commercial tobacco products.
New York State Canal Corp.: Award-winning fall fishing program returns for 4th season
Thu, Sep 28th 2023 09:10 pm
The New York State Canal Corp. announced the kick-off of the 2023 fall fishing program - an award-winning, annual program it said enhances fishing opportunities while boosting tourism and bolstering the local economy.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center expands cardiac services with additions at Heart Center of Niagara
Thu, Sep 28th 2023 09:10 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced the expansion of its Heart Center of Niagara by welcoming four new cardiology providers from Great Lakes Cardiovascular, a division of General Physician, PC.
Start of construction on 950 Broadway development in east Buffalo
Wed, Sep 27th 2023 04:15 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the start of construction for 950 Broadway LLC in east Buffalo. The $13.5 million project, by Cedarland Development LLC, will renovate and convert a 50,000-square-foot, vacant and underutilized building in east Buffalo into a mixed-use development, featuring 28 affordable housing units, a free Head Start child education program, and a proposed indoor urban farm.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center celebrates continued success of Guardian Angels
Wed, Sep 27th 2023 07:00 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is proud to announce the remarkable achievements of its Guardian Angels Project, a grant-funded initiative dedicated to support individuals navigating the challenges of serious mental illness.
Hochul names Mark Wendel New Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. president
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 03:30 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul congratulated Mark Wendel on being named the new president of Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. Wendel will lead the state entity that supports and promotes the creation of infrastructure and public activities at Canalside and the Outer Harbor in Buffalo and work to attract critical mass, private investment and enhance the enjoyment of the waterfront for residents and tourists in Western New York.
Kleinhans Music Hall presents 'Croce Plays Croce 50th Anniversary Tour'
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 02:25 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall welcomes A.J. Croce's "Croce Plays Croce 50th Anniversary Tour" to the Main Hall at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024.
It's National Drive Electric Week
Mon, Sep 25th 2023 06:10 pm
It's National Drive Electric Week (Sept. 22 to Oct. 1), and AAA has tips for drivers before they get behind the wheel of an electric vehicle (EV). The first time driving an EV might be surprising and overwhelming, but AAA has an easy way to remember what you need to know. It's important to manage your CARBs (not a carburetor or the food) when it comes to EV driving to help avoid a "sugar" overload on the new technology but will also keep you craving more.
Niagara County honors Orleans/Niagara Career and Technical Centers' graphic communications students
Mon, Sep 25th 2023 05:30 pm
Legislator Jesse Gooch and Deputy Director of the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Myrla Gibbons Doxey honored students from the Orleans and Niagara Career and Technical Centers' graphic communications programs at Tuesday's meeting of the County Legislature.
Griefshare support group to meet
Mon, Sep 25th 2023 05:25 pm
The Griefshare support group will meet for 11 weeks at Colonial Heights Free Methodist Church.
Registration open for Hands-Only CPR trainings at CycleNation
Fri, Sep 22nd 2023 12:10 pm
Western New Yorkers are getting another chance to join a Nation of Lifesavers. Registration is now open for the latest in a series of Hands-Only CPR trainings made available thanks to a collaboration between the Buffalo Bills and the American Heart Association.
BNMC's annual food as medicine symposium, 'Transformative Practices for Health' at UB's Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Fri, Sep 22nd 2023 12:10 pm
Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus announced the upcoming food as medicine symposium, "Transformative Practices for Health," will take place Sept. 27-28 at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, 955 Main St.
Public gets a say on proposed Uniland industrial project off Military Road
Fri, Sep 22nd 2023 08:00 am
More work is needed, but efforts to build an industrial facility off Military Road in the Town of Niagara got a slight boost Tuesday.
Dogs at Niagara SPCA's annual fall fest steal hearts
Fri, Sep 22nd 2023 08:00 am
The Niagara SPCA held its third annual "Fall in the Falls Fest," at the shelter in Lockport on Sept. 16, to benefit its lifesaving work.
United Way of Greater Niagara to announce new direction at annual awards breakfast
Thu, Sep 21st 2023 10:45 pm
United Way of Greater Niagara will hold its annual awards breakfast and campaign kickoff at 8 a.m. Friday, September 22, at Niagara Riverside Resort, 7001 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls.
3rd annual 'Zachtoberfest' will raise awareness, funds, hope to empower those struggling with OCD
Tue, Sep 19th 2023 12:45 pm
The third annual "Zachtoberfest" will take place from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, 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 to hold outdoor career fair at Oppenheim Park
Tue, Sep 19th 2023 12:20 pm
The Niagara County Department of Employment and Training will hold an outdoor career fair on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at Oppenheim Park for those seeking employment. More than 75 companies with open positions have signed up to take part.
Franklin H. Williams Judicial Commission launches scholarship contest for WNY students
Tue, Sep 19th 2023 09:45 am
The Franklin H. Williams Judicial Commission has launched a scholarship essay contest for Western New York-area high school juniors and seniors and college students. Students are encouraged to write or videorecord essays about how they can contribute to Franklin H. Williams' legacy of advancing racial equality, civil rights, and equal justice under law.
Niagara Falls Music Hall of Fame announces 2023 inductees
Tue, Sep 19th 2023 09:30 am
The Niagara Falls Music Hall of Fame board of directors has announced this years' inductees: Tony Beccari, Nori Bucci, Rick Catanese, Cynthia Dawdy, John DeRose, Nina DeGregorio, Dave Gara, Lynn Ligammari, Al Masocco, Frank Scarfone, and The MacKenzie Highlanders.
Free car seat checks available during Child Passenger Safety Week 
Sat, Sep 16th 2023 09:00 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced free child car seat checks by certified child passenger safety technicians will be available across the state during Child Passenger Safety Week, which starts Sunday, Sept. 17, and concludes with National Seat Check Saturday on Sept. 23. The events are part of a yearlong safety initiative in which state and local law enforcement agencies work together with various community safety partners to offer free fittings.
Women United of United Way of Greater Niagara to honor women in business
Fri, Sep 15th 2023 07:00 am
Women United of United Way of Greater Niagara is honoring four women in Niagara County who own their own business at an event set to take place at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
 

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