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Summer of '69, LEC donate to Lew-Port students
Sat, Feb 24th 2018 07:00 am
The Lewiston Event Center was the site, Saturday night, for a fundraiser to benefit the Lewiston-Porter High School Summer of '69 Music Scholarship. The event featured a performance by the Summer of '69 All-Star Band with special routines by Lewiston-Porter High School students.
2018 Premier supports NFMMC intensive care unit
Mon, Feb 19th 2018 04:15 pm
Premier 2018 co-chairs Dr. Gerald Gorman and Murray Hewitt, left, present a check for $263,000 to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Intensive Care Clinical Coordinator Janice Paternostro, R.N., and Stroke Care Clinical Coordinator Alicia Scott, DNP, NP-C, right.
'NF Rocks USA': Niagara Falls to celebrate launch of website to showcase local music scene
Wed, Feb 14th 2018 06:10 pm
With a live music scene as legendary as the roar of Niagara Falls itself, the City of Niagara Falls has announced the creation of a new website, set to launch Wednesday, Feb. 21, designed to promote live music performances throughout the city.
Chamber Awards Gala 2018: Canterbury Place is Lewiston Business of the Year
Sat, Feb 10th 2018 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Canterbury Place as the 2018 Lewiston Business of the Year. The Lewiston Advisory Committee, comprised of Lewiston businesses and organizations, assists the chamber in selecting a business honoree, voted upon from member nominations.
'Restore the Gorge' effort starts in Niagara Falls
Mon, Feb 5th 2018 04:55 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday announced work will begin for on-the-ground ecological restoration work to "Restore the Gorge" in Niagara Falls.
Caitlin Fager joins Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce
Sat, Feb 3rd 2018 07:00 am
Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce President Jennifer Pauly has announced a new addition to her staff. Caitlin Fager started on Monday as the event and membership manager. She replaces Christina Crane, who took another position in late 2017.
Lewiston-Porter: Peach Queen Jamie Hagerty lends voice to 'One District, One Book'
Wed, Jan 31st 2018 09:10 am
A group of about 80 Lewiston-Porter elementary students received a special surprise Tuesday morning when reigning Peach Queen Jamie Hagerty visited to read the second chapter of "The Mouse and the Motorcycle."
'What Must Be Done': Niagara University announces strategic plan details
Thu, Jan 25th 2018 05:10 pm
The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of the Catholic and Vincentian university, presented details of "What Must Be Done" during a community meeting held Thursday afternoon.
Hospice volunteers gear up for spring bouquet sale
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 02:10 pm
Staff and volunteers from Niagara Hospice are gearing up for the 2018 spring bouquet sale. The event will run from March 5-11 with pre-sale bouquets ordered throughout the month of February.
Lew-Port Class of 1958 recognized
Sat, Jan 20th 2018 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Class of 1958 has distinguished itself among alumni in myriad ways. As individuals, they are a uniquely accomplished, both personally and professionally. As a class, dedication and generosity is unparalleled.
Lewiston-NOTL Rotary Club welcomes special guests
Mon, Jan 15th 2018 11:25 am
On Jan. 10, the Lewiston/Niagara-on-the-Lake Rotary Club was entranced by two tales of achievement. First, Juanita Finn, winner of one of the Rotary scholarships, told members about her journey from an orphanage in Columbia to an adolescence in Lewiston and on to becoming a biology major at John Carroll University.
2018 Appeal for Catholic Charities is underway; goal is again set at $11 million
Wed, Jan 10th 2018 04:45 pm
The 2018 Appeal for Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Buffalo is underway. The Most Rev. Richard J. Malone, bishop of Buffalo, was joined by Catholic Charities of Buffalo officials and volunteer leaders Wednesday at the organization's new Women, Infants and Children (WIC) site on Harlem Road to launch the 94th annual campaign.
Fort Niagara celebrates past, raises funds for future, at '12th Night Ball'
Mon, Jan 8th 2018 01:50 pm
It was another full house in Youngstown over the weekend at the "12th Night Ball" fundraiser at Old Fort Niagara.
Memorial team brings a brighter Christmas to area families in need
Tue, Jan 2nd 2018 07:30 pm
Employees at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center made Christmas a lot merrier for 43 area families who were "adopted" by the medical center's P3 Center for Teens, Moms and Kids.
Local legislators receive NY Farm Bureau Circle of Friends Award
Wed, Dec 27th 2017 12:25 pm
At the recent Niagara County Farm Bureau luncheon, President Jim Bittner presented New York State Sen. Rob Ortt, Assemblyman Mike Norris and Assemblyman Angelo Morinello with the Circle of Friends Award. This honor is given to legislators whose votes reflect New York Farm Bureau's priorities.
Mount St. Mary's earns A-rating from March of Dimes
Wed, Dec 20th 2017 12:40 pm
According to data released by the March of Dimes, Mount St. Mary's Hospital has earned a grade of "A" in its work to prevent premature births.
USS Little Rock: US Navy commissions fifth freedom-variant littoral combat ship
Mon, Dec 18th 2017 09:45 am
The U.S. Navy commissioned USS Little Rock (LCS 9) - the nation's fifth freedom-variant littoral combat ship (LCS) - on the Buffalo River on Saturday. This milestone officially places the ship, which was designed and built by Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine, into active service.
Harmonia Chamber Singers to perform in Lewiston, Buffalo
Mon, Dec 11th 2017 03:50 pm
The Harmonia Chamber Singers, under the guidance of Artistic Director Robert Pacillo, presents "Christmas by Candlelight." The group continues its tradition of a-cappella Advent and Christmas music, performed in the beauty of candlelight.
Aquarium of Niagara's gray seal, Medusa, has cataract removal surgery
Sat, Dec 9th 2017 09:40 am
Medusa, the Aquarium of Niagara's 2-year-old gray seal, has received successful cataract removal surgery.
PHOTOS, VIDEO: Jingle Falls underway in downtown Niagara Falls
Mon, Dec 4th 2017 02:55 pm
The City of Niagara Falls, Old Falls Street, The Conference & Event Center, Destination Niagara Falls USA and Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino hosted a grand tree-lighting ceremony Saturday to celebrate the season and kickoff the new Jingle Falls promotion. The event took place at Seneca Square (in front of Seneca Niagara), and featured a performance by Michael Cavanaugh of Broadway's "Movin' Out" before the light switch was turned on illuminating a 35-foot Blue Spruce.
Old Fort Niagara's 'Castle by Candlelight' tours offer 18th century merriment
Mon, Nov 27th 2017 01:05 pm
Old Fort Niagara invites the public to experience the holiday spirit in the company of 18th century-style merrymakers at this season's "Castle by Candlelight" tours on Dec. 9 and 16. Music, crafts, demonstrations and more will make the French Castle, decorated by the Youngstown Garden Club, brim with festivities. The event will also include the feu de joie celebratory cannon and musket firings.
Relive wonder of Victorian Christmas on 'A Winter's Fest Eve' at Lockport's Historic Bond/Hawley House
Sat, Nov 25th 2017 07:00 am
Have you ever longed for the magic of a Victorian Christmas? Bring your imagination and sense of wonder to "A Winter's Fest Eve," Thursday, Dec. 7, from 6-8:30 p.m. at the History Center's historic Col. William Bond/Jesse Hawley House, 143 Ontario St., Lockport.
'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.