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'Shop Small': Small Business Saturday recognizes locally owned businesses
Wed, Nov 22nd 2017 10:05 am
Small Business Saturday (aka "Shop Small Saturday") has grown by leaps and bounds as, each year, more and more communities participate and build advertising campaigns to encourage patronage. AMEX reported small business owners generated $15.4 billion in 2016, as 112 million people visited their local retailers.
Buffalo History Museum unveils 'Icons: The Makers and Moments of Buffalo Sports'
Wed, Nov 15th 2017 08:05 pm
"Icons: The Makers and Moments of Buffalo Sports," debuted in The Buffalo History Museum on Tuesday, making it Western New York's first-ever, comprehensive exhibition of Buffalo's professional sports history from 1880 through today.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns to Buffalo with 'The Ghosts of Christmas Eve'
Mon, Nov 6th 2017 12:10 pm
WKSE "Kiss" 98.5-AM, WTSS "Star" 102.5-FM and Metamorphic Concerts will welcome TSO to Buffalo's KeyBank Center for two shows Saturday, Dec. 16 (3 and 8 p.m.) A portion of the proceeds will benefit the John R. Oishei Children's Hospital and Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of WNY.
Tom Lowe receives Champion of Service Award from Service Collaborative of WNY
Mon, Nov 6th 2017 11:10 am
Tom Lowe, director of IMPACT/ReNU Niagara at Niagara University, received the Champion of Service Award from the Service Collaborative of Western New York during the organization's Sweet for Service event on Saturday.
Crowder: Coming to a college near you; interview
Thu, Nov 2nd 2017 06:35 pm
At this point in his career, multi-award-winning singer David Crowder could perform just about anywhere he wants. With Billboard hits - both on mainstream and Christian charts - and song placement on "Sunday Night Football," he's an in-demand artist.
UB, Sisters Hospital earn national award for educating future nurses in maternal-newborn care
Wed, Nov 1st 2017 02:25 pm
The University at Buffalo School of Nursing and Catholic Health System's Sisters of Charity Hospital have been awarded the 2017 American Association of Colleges of Nursing Exemplary Academic-Practice Partnership Award.
Helping first responders
Fri, Oct 27th 2017 03:40 pm
Niagara County Legislator Kathryn Lance, a county representative for the Town of Wheatfield and North Tonawanda, delivered a check to St. Johnsburg Fire Hall. Lance said the check is intended to help the esteemed fire hall defray the cost of a new roof.
Niagara Falls: Annual 'Halloween Happenings' at Aquarium of Niagara
Fri, Oct 13th 2017 06:10 pm
Follow the yellow brick road through the Aquarium of Niagara from 3-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, for "Halloween Happenings."
Smile! You're on camera: Bradt, Wojtaszek, Voutour roll out plan to stop crime, keep communities safe
Tue, Oct 10th 2017 06:00 pm
Criminals should take their illicit business elsewhere, the majority leader of the Niagara County Legislature said today after a series of meetings with Niagara County's district attorney prompted by new crime statistics and increased concerns about public safety.
'Mariah Carey: All I Want For Christmas Is You' Tour coming to Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Tue, Oct 3rd 2017 11:00 am
Global superstar and the top-selling female artist of all-time, Mariah Carey will bring her "All I Want For Christmas Is You" tour to Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino. The show is set for 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, inside the Seneca Niagara Events Center.
Memorial announces 2018 Premier co-chairs
Mon, Sep 25th 2017 11:55 am
The Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Foundation has named Dr. Gerald and Dr. Leanne Gorman and Murray and Marcia Hewitt co-chairs for The 2018 Premier, the medical center's annual black tie gala.
Jacobs secures education funds for Northwest Buffalo Community Center
Thu, Sep 21st 2017 11:35 am
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs on Wednesday announced he secured an allocation of $50,000 in state education dollars for the Northwest Buffalo Community Center (NWBCC). The monies will be used to support the renovation of the education center that provides educational assistance programs for children in grades 1-12.
VIDEO: Mount St. Mary's Hospital receives $825,000 grant to expand Clearview
Tue, Sep 12th 2017 05:30 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital held a press conference Tuesday afternoon to announce it is the recipient of an $825,200 grant from the New York State Health Care Facility Transformation Program. Funding will support the expansion of the hospital's Clearview treatment services, a confidential, inpatient rehabilitation program dedicated to the holistic care of people whose lives have been affected by drugs and/or alcohol.
Great Lakes Real Estate donates to Lewiston Peace Garden
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
Great Lakes Real Estate recently donated a bench to the International Peace Garden located between Center Street and Ridge Road. GLRE contributed the piece of furniture upon learning there was a need during the Memorial Day parade preparations.
LPN students perform blood pressure screens on mallgoers
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 08:55 pm
Licensed practical nursing students at Orleans/Niagara BOCES recently spent a day performing blood pressure screens for members of the community at the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls.
PHOTOS: Nerds Gone Wild, John Kay & Steppenwolf at Artpark
Wed, Aug 30th 2017 11:55 pm
Artpark & Company billed the final "Tuesdays in the Park" concert of 2017 as a '70s-meets-'80s night of music. The event featured Nerds Gone Wild and John Kay & Steppenwolf.
Crime in the crosshairs: Wojtaszek, police chiefs sign joint MOU at Crime Analysis Center
Wed, Aug 23rd 2017 07:00 pm
Niagara County District Attorney Caroline A. Wojtaszek and a pantheon of local crime fighters were on-hand Wednesday morning to formalize an agreement to partner their agencies with the county's efforts to identify - and successfully prosecute - criminals.
'Art of Fashion' opening at NACC
Fri, Aug 18th 2017 04:45 pm
The Niagara Arts and Cultural Center will highlight fashion designers in a versatile collection of exhibits and events in its "Art of Fashion" extravaganza, taking place from Friday, Aug. 25, to Sunday, Oct. 8, at the Townsend Gallery, 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls.
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. meets, approves Canalside wayfinding & interpretive signage project design
Mon, Aug 14th 2017 01:30 pm
The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. board of directors met Monday and approved the design for new wayfinding signage at and around Canalside to help visitors navigate their way around the expanding waterfront destination. Canalside is a complex site with numerous and diverse events and programmed activities. It can be accessed by car, walking, biking, boating, etc.
10th summer of Artpark 'Free Family Movie Night' debuts Monday
Wed, Aug 9th 2017 05:50 pm
Artpark & Company's annual "Free Family Movie Night," celebrating its 10th season in 2017, will present two award-winning features at the Outdoor Amphitheater this month.
Ortt presents $12,500 check to Miller Hose Fire Co. for new equipment
Mon, Aug 7th 2017 01:10 pm
In support of community protection services, New York State Sen. Rob Ortt on Monday presented the Miller Hose Fire Co. with a $12,500 check to purchase new equipment. Ortt secured the funding through this year's state budget.
VIDEO: Ortt announces $1 million for hospital projects in Niagara County
Tue, Aug 1st 2017 04:55 pm
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt on Tuesday announced he secured a total of $1 million for infrastructure projects at three local hospitals. He said the funding will serve as a catalyst for economic growth and job creation. It secured by Ortt as part of the 2017-18 state budget, and supports projects at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, DeGraff Memorial Hospital in North Tonawanda and Mount St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston.
'Discovery Gala' grows into bigger tent party along Lockport's Erie Canal
Mon, Jul 31st 2017 10:05 am
What could be better than the Niagara History Center's annual Discovery Gala party and auction? Organizers claim to have the answer, and said their mid-summer event has grown into a can't-miss event, set for 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19.
Niagara Falls: Olin Corp. pledges support to new Niagara Community Center
Fri, Jul 28th 2017 08:05 am
Olin Corp., an industrial supplier of chlorine-related products and a major employer in Niagara Falls, recently presented a check for $10,000 to the new Niagara Community Center, which is adjacent to Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School.
Kingdom Bound: Britt Nicole living life, making music for a greater good
Thu, Jul 20th 2017 09:25 pm
Britt is one of the performers at this year's Kingdom Bound Music Festival at Darien Lake. She is slated to perform at 8:15 p.m. Friday, July 29, on the amphitheater stage.
Hot cars can be deadly for kids & pets in summer
Thu, Jul 20th 2017 09:45 am
Every year, dozens of children die due to heatstroke from being left in a hot car for too long. Nineteen children have already passed away this year; 723 since 1998 (according to the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians). While an overwhelming majority of these deaths were accidental, they were preventable.
Free Artpark workshop, concert to be offered during renowned percussionist's residency
Fri, Jul 14th 2017 04:25 pm
Famed Brazilian percussionist Cyro Baptista will be in residence at the University at Buffalo July 18-30 as part of the university's Creative Arts Initiative.
Ortt presents Senate Liberty Medal to local hero
Mon, Jul 10th 2017 04:15 pm
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt on Monday awarded the New York State Senate Liberty Medal to Orleans correction officer Tommy Brice. He potentially saved the life of a 16-year-old girl after preventing a kidnapping in 2016.
Kiwanis Club of Lewiston sponsors annual community fishing derby
Mon, Jul 3rd 2017 07:00 am
On June 10, the Kiwanis Club of Lewiston held its annual youth fishing derby at the Niagara River Anglers Association Fishing Preserve on Balmer Road in Youngstown. The event was open to children from the townships of Lewiston and Porter. This year, 73 children participated and more than 200 people were in attendance.
Urban land institute concludes weeklong reuse analysis of Buffalo's Central Terminal
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 05:15 pm
The Urban Land Institute (ULI) advisory panel on Friday presented a summary of its conclusions and recommendations after a weeklong analysis of potential reuses of the former Buffalo Central Terminal.
Niagara Jet Adventures pays it forward
Mon, Jun 26th 2017 05:25 pm
On Sunday, Niagara Jet Adventures held its annual charity trip. Once a year, NJA hosts such an event, which provides inner-city children from different organizations with a unique and exciting experience. This year, NJA had the privilege of taking out the Victory Assembly of God youth group.
Billboard campaign calls on Gov. Cuomo to protect Falls air base
Thu, Jun 22nd 2017 02:25 pm
The message to Gov. Andrew C. Cuomo is loud and clear: "Don't let Apex gamble with our air base."
Artpark 2017: Exec. Director Sonia Clark 'feeling really good' about 2017 season, overall state of affairs
Sat, Jun 10th 2017 10:00 am
As she enters her second full season as Artpark & Company's executive director, Sonia Clark is "so encouraged" about the state of the organization, its fiscal status, and the slate of activities to be put forth this summer for the community and guests from all over the world.
Morinello welcomes winners of 2017 Italian-American scholarship awards
Tue, Jun 6th 2017 11:00 am
On Monday, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello joined his colleagues in welcoming the students who were awarded the New York State Conference of Italian-American Legislators' academic and athletic scholarships.
ECHDC, Outer Harbor Management Group announce summer programming & events schedule
Fri, Jun 2nd 2017 04:50 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. and the Outer Harbor Management Group (OHMG) on Friday announced their 2017 season of summer activities for the whole family.
Buffalo Niagara Sales & Marketing Executives installs officers for 2017-18
Thu, Jun 1st 2017 09:00 am
Nicole Meisenburg of Manzella Marketing has been elected president of Buffalo Niagara Sales & Marketing Executives. She succeeds Lisa Ettipio-Lauciello of Bryant & Stratton, who remains on the board of directors as immediate past president. Jill Pawlik, senior marketing manager at Uniland Development Co., has been named executive vice president.
Adell's School of Dance 10th anniversary showcase
Tue, May 30th 2017 10:35 am
Adell's School of Dance, owned by Adell Hoover-Manarino, will celebrate its 10th anniversary dance showcase at Niagara Falls High School at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 2-3. A "Future Star" red carpet showcase will take place at noon on Sunday, June 4.
Community Missions holds 25th annual awards brunch
Thu, May 25th 2017 04:00 pm
Community Missions of Niagara Frontier Inc. held its 25th annual Compassion in Action Awards Brunch on Wednesday afternoon at the LaSalle Yacht Club in Niagara Falls.
'Rebels and Redcoats' headed to Old Fort Niagara for American Revolution living history event
Wed, May 24th 2017 03:10 pm
Re-enactors representing the American colonists and British loyalists during the American Revolution will converge on Old Fort Niagara the weekend of June 3 and 4 for a large-scale living-history event that involves camps, mock battles and interactive demonstrations for visitors.
 

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