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Buffalo History Museum unveils colorized Pan-American Exposition renderings
Tue, Apr 12th 2022 11:30 am
The Buffalo History Museum debuted a new exhibit, "To Rescue the Color: Salvaged Renderings of the Rainbow City," which features more than a half-dozen colorized renderings of the 1901 Pan-American Exposition.
FeedMore WNY announces spring plant sale fundraiser
Mon, Apr 11th 2022 02:10 pm
FeedMore WNY's popular plant sale is back in time for spring planting and Mother's Day gifts. Through Monday, April 25, participants have the option to purchase hanging baskets, potted annuals, and annual flats. Orders can be placed online at www.feedmorewny.org/plant-sale.
Shoreline restoration project underway near Buckhorn Island State Park
Sat, Apr 9th 2022 07:00 am
A shoreline protection program is currently underway in the West River near Buckhorn Island State Park. Dan Dinsmore, field superintendent for LDC Construction, said the Grand Island company, owned by Lyle Dinsmore, is doing the project for the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.
Spring Showcase: Gallo, Gather owner Michael Hibbard excited for what 2022 will bring
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 11:05 am
"We have a solid staff at all the locations right now, so I'm really optimistic about growth and moving forward," he said.
'Taste of the Arts': A 60th anniversary celebration of Young Audiences of WNY
Mon, Apr 4th 2022 08:45 pm
Young Audiences of WNY is commemorating its 60th anniversary in the Western New York region with a weeklong celebration culminating in the "Taste of the Arts," an evening of art, food, drinks and community. This celebration coincides with National Young Audiences Week, which celebrates the significant contribution of cultural education of children throughout the U.S.
Higgins calls for continued discussions on Canada's proposed property tax on Americans
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 02:55 pm
During a U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee hearing, Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, asked U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Katherine Tai to continue discussions related to Canada's proposed 1% tax on United States citizens owning property in Canada.
Niagara County raises flag for Donate Life Month
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 02:55 pm
Niagara County Legislature Chairwoman Rebecca Wydysh and Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski were joined by Sarah Diina of ConnectLife to raise the ConnectLife flag outside the Niagara County Courthouse in recognition of April as National Donate Life Month.
FASNY's RecruitNY campaign returns for 13th year, highlighting need for creative recruitment
Tue, Mar 29th 2022 02:40 pm
Volunteer fire departments across New York will open their doors on Saturday, April 23, and Sunday, April 24, as part of the 13th annual RecruitNY weekend. RecruitNY is a signature initiative designed to help increase membership in local volunteer fire departments. The number of volunteer firefighters has decreased significantly in recent years due to a variety of factors.
DEC prepares to kick off unofficial start of spring with trout fishing opportunities
Tue, Mar 29th 2022 10:05 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos on Monday announced the upcoming start of the spring trout fishing season, which his team said provides excellent angling opportunities statewide thanks to the state's extensive stocking program and considerable number of wild trout fisheries.
Jazz stars Ethan Iverson & Tom Harrell unite on stage at Kleinhans Music Hall
Mon, Mar 28th 2022 10:05 am
Ethan Iverson and Tom Harrell - two of modern jazz's foremost leading lights - will perform as part of the "Art of Jazz at the Philharmonic" series at 8 p.m. Friday, April 8, in the Mary Seaton Room at Kleinhans Music Hall.
Hochul: Website with resources for Ukrainian people & allies in NY
Fri, Mar 25th 2022 10:05 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday announced the launch of a new website containing resources offered by New York state and its partners to help Ukrainian people and their friends and allies here in New York.
Buffalo History Museum announces final weeks for Tim Russert exhibit
Mon, Mar 21st 2022 01:40 pm
The Buffalo History Museum will end its nearly eight-year run of "Inside Tim Russert's Office: If it's Sunday, it's 'Meet the Press.' " The last day for the public to view the Russert exhibit will be April 9.
Chicks have arrived at CountryMax Stores
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 01:25 pm
For homesteaders, fans of backyard chickens and kids across the state, it's a great day. The baby chicks have arrived once again at all CountryMax Stores.
The Fab Four Beatles tribute is first concert announcement for Erie County Fair
Tue, Mar 15th 2022 11:35 am
The Fab Four: The Ultimate Tribute will return to Hamburg for an 8 p.m. show on Wednesday, Aug. 10. This group has traveled the globe impersonating John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison.
Shea's Performing Arts Center announces spring & summer camps
Mon, Mar 14th 2022 12:45 pm
Shea's Performing Arts Center has announced 2022 spring and summer camps. Students of all ages will have the opportunity to train in acting, dance and singing with three different camps: Stories in Motion, Shea's Summer Musical Theatre Intensive, and The Actor's Edge Summer Acting Intensive.
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: Current Griffon House location has historic roots, Townsend ties
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 11:00 am
Today we look into another "bicentennial structure," this one a well-known and appreciated dining establishment on the north side of Center Street, as you enter into the business district. As a lead-up to our upcoming celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Town and Village of Lewiston, everyone should be aware of these longstanding and interesting structures.
Niagara Falls City School District, NCCC team up to celebrate Women's History Month
Tue, Mar 8th 2022 04:45 pm
Twenty-five New York state colleges are sponsoring 31 primary and secondary schools to create one of the nation's largest Women's History Month collaborations. The program, titled "The Women's Empowerment Draft," uses a pro-sports theme to build enthusiasm for historic icons, specifically those with New York state schools named for them.
Golf tournament in honor of Bruce Sutherland
Mon, Mar 7th 2022 12:10 pm
Volunteers have begun working behind the scenes for a fundraising golf tournament celebrating the life of Col. Bruce R. Sutherland. Sutherland, a former Village of Lewiston deputy mayor, was an esteemed community leader who passed away in December.
8 bands comprised of lawyers from local law firms will take the stage at The Tralf to benefit ASI's 'Give for Greatness'
Fri, Mar 4th 2022 01:20 pm
To fundraise for ASI's "Give for Greatness" grant program, eight all-law professional musical groups will give it their all on stage when Dansa D'Arta Soucia LLP and KeyBank present the ninth annual "Lawyers for the Arts" fundraiser next Saturday, March 12, from 1-5:30 p.m. at the Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St., Buffalo. Tickets are available via Ticketmaster or by calling The Tralf at 716-852-2860. Doors open at noon. Ages 21-plus with proof of vaccination will be admitted.
Shamrock Shake for a good cause
Tue, Mar 1st 2022 02:20 pm
From March 1-15, for every Shamrock Shake purchased from local McDonald's Restaurants, 25 cents will be donated to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York.
Sunnking: Recycler launches spring shredder naming contest
Mon, Feb 28th 2022 11:45 am
Sunnking announce its first "Name the Shredder" contest, allowing residents and businesses across New York to submit their best and most creative names for the electronics shredder that which destroys over 10 million pounds of recycled devices each year.
Six Flags Darien Lake to rebrand waterpark and debut new water slide
Mon, Feb 28th 2022 11:25 am
Six Flags Darien Lake will rebrand its Splashtown waterpark to Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, and launch a massive, new slide for the 2022 season. Towering a staggering 60 feet tall, Wahoo Wave will rank as one of the tallest water rides in the waterpark - and its one-of-a-kind "water wave wall" will boost the park's roster of heat-beating attractions.
Niagara County drops below CDC COVID threshold tor 'high transmission'
Wed, Feb 23rd 2022 03:30 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health today released its weekly COVID-19 update.
Erie County Cancer Services Program partners with Tops for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Wed, Feb 23rd 2022 03:30 pm
The Erie County Cancer Services Program (CSP) is partnering with Tops Friendly Markets for a FIT kit distribution during March, which is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
Radisson Hotel partners with American Red Cross to host community blood drive
Mon, Feb 21st 2022 12:05 pm
The Radisson Hotel will host a community blood drive with the American Red Cross from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at 100 Whitehaven Road, Grand Island.
New York state begins 2022 with record low housing inventory
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 12:15 pm
Inventory of homes for sale dropped to historically low rates in the beginning of 2022 while home prices continue to rise across the Empire State, according to the housing report released today by the New York State Association of REALTORS.
Catholic Charities appeal 2022: Community support critical to easing pandemic's effects for many
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 11:15 am
Tens of thousands of individuals, families and children of all ages and faiths rely year-round on the support provided by the Appeal through Catholic Charities.
Variety Club announces 60th annual Variety Kids Telethon
Tue, Feb 15th 2022 12:15 pm
The 60th annual Variety Kids Telethon will take place at the Variety Club headquarters located at 6114 Broadway, Lancaster. The event will be produced and presented from both the studios of WGRZ-TV Channel 2, and the Variety Club HQ from 6-11 p.m. Saturday, March 5. The presentation will also be streamed live at www.wgrz.com.
Morinello hosts 'Valentines for Seniors'
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 02:30 pm
Assemblyman Angelo Morinello joined local seniors from Schoellkopf Nursing Home and Meals on Wheels to kick off his sixth annual "Valentines for Seniors" event. This year's program features 16 local elementary schools making valentines for seniors in the community who are in assisted living facilities.
BPO's 2022-23 season features star performances, collaborations & diverse musical experiences
Thu, Feb 10th 2022 06:15 pm
On Thursday, Music Director JoAnn Falletta, Principal Pops Conductor John Morris Russell, and the musicians, board and staff of the BPO announced a bold new 2022-23 concert season filled with masters of the classical repertoire, the best of Broadway, Hollywood, and the American songbook, spectacular collaborations, and a resounding celebration of diverse guest artists, conductors and composers.
Shea's 710 Theatre presents Carmen Ruby Floyd in 'Buffalo 2 Broadway & Beyond: A Musical Journey'
Mon, Feb 7th 2022 04:50 pm
Carmen Ruby Floyd, a Buffalo native, Niagara University graduate, and Broadway star, returns home for a special one-night-only concert at Shea's 710 Theatre on Saturday, April 9 (8 p.m.).
Canisius College: ABEC professors receive grant from ASPCA
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 01:25 pm
Malini Suchak, Ph.D., along with Christy Hoffman, Ph.D., as a collaborator, received a $12,280 grant from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) to improve the lives of cats surrendered to shelters. Suchak and Hoffman are associate professors of animal behavior, ecology and conservation (ABEC).
Rose Chiropractic sets 32nd annual 'Doctors with a Heart Day'
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 12:15 pm
From 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 12, Dr. Glenda R. Rose and Dr. Thomas G. Barba of Rose Chiropractic, P.C., in Lewiston will sponsor the 32nd annual "Doctors with a Heart Day" for their patients. In exchange for chiropractic services, nonperishable food items will be collected to benefit the Niagara Community Action Program (NiaCAP) food pantry.
Hometown Hero Project returns to Town of Niagara for 2022
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 12:15 pm
Planning is now underway for the 2022 edition of the Home Hero Project in the Town of Niagara.
Higgins, Poloncarz & Nowakowski announce FCC Affordable Connectivity Program
Fri, Jan 28th 2022 05:10 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and Filmore District Councilman Mitch Nowakowski on Friday announced efforts to expand and improve broadband access for families across Western New York.
Ryan delivers masks & at-home COVID tests to community partners
Fri, Jan 28th 2022 05:10 pm
On Friday, New York State Sen. Sean Ryan delivered personal protective equipment to community partners throughout New York's 60th State Senate District. The supplies included rapid at-home coronavirus test kits and KN95 masks. The organizations receiving the masks and tests will distribute them to their communities based on need.
FeedMore WNY urges community to help 'Check Out Hunger'
Fri, Jan 28th 2022 03:35 pm
Western New Yorkers will be able to help feed their hungry neighbors while shopping for groceries at area retailers now and into the coming months. Dash's Market, The Market in the Square, Tops Friendly Markets and Wegmans Food Markets are holding their annual "Check Out Hunger" campaigns to support FeedMore WNY's programs and services.
Sweet deals for 182nd Erie County Fair
Tue, Jan 25th 2022 05:40 pm
The Erie County Agricultural Society is looking forward to being able to provide enthusiastic fairgoers some sweet deals.
Village of Lewiston: High praise for DPW's efforts following snowstorm
Fri, Jan 21st 2022 11:00 am
Village of Lewiston Board members were pleased with the Department of Public Works' response to the nearly 2 feet of snow that accumulated from Sunday night into Monday morning. They said Superintendent Larry Wills and his team wasted no time in clearing roads and sidewalks, enabling residents to travel, and restaurants and businesses to open.
Oxford Pennant gets in playoff spirit with new charity pennant & 'Touchdown Plow'
Fri, Jan 21st 2022 10:30 am
Oxford Pennant, the Buffalo-based designer and manufacturer of wool felt pennants, flags and banners, is again hyping up Western New York during the Buffalo Bills postseason. This year, the company has released a new playoff pennant to benefit the John R. Oishei Children's Hospital. They can be spotted around town making appearances and clearing snow in the epic new "Touchdown Plow."
 

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