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Wegmans celebrates 20 years in Niagara Falls
Thu, Feb 14th 2019 03:30 pm
Thursday, as many celebrated Valentines Day or prepared a special evening for their significant other, Wegmans celebrated its 20th anniversary at its location at 1577 Military Road.
New Niagara Hospice ambulette branded by Streamline Designs
Tue, Feb 5th 2019 03:10 pm
Niagara Hospice unveiled its branded ambulette on Tuesday after it was wrapped with the organization's logo and colors by Streamline Designs, a vehicle wrap and vinyl graphics installation company in North Tonawanda. The new ambulette was purchased and put into service last month thanks to more than $34,000 raised by the 19th annual Jack Beatty Memorial Cruise & Clambake held last July.
Charity Hockey Classic nets thousands for local causes
Mon, Jan 28th 2019 01:55 pm
On Jan. 10, Greater Niagara FCU hosted its first Charity Hockey Classic at Buffalo RiverWorks. The Greater Niagara FCU Lady Ghosts played the WNY Media All-Stars in an exciting game, with the Media All-Stars winning by 1 goal.
Spring opening expected for 765 Fairchild Place
Sat, Jan 19th 2019 07:00 am
Construction is nearly complete at 765 Fairchild Place, and a May move-in date was announced on Wednesday night. The 29-unit living complex was constructed at the site of the former Fairchild Manor nursing home.
Apartments at Legacy offers upscale living in Lewiston
Sat, Jan 12th 2019 07:00 am
Excitement continues to build for the Town of Lewiston's newest residential community.
New Niagara Hospice ambulette begins service thanks to proceeds from Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise & Clambake
Fri, Dec 28th 2018 05:35 pm
Niagara Hospice unveiled its new ambulette on Friday, ensuring quality transportation for patients will continue for many years, thanks to the donation of more than $34,000 raised by the 19th annual Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise & Clambake on July 13.
USAN board moves Hotel Niagara Project forward
Fri, Dec 21st 2018 02:40 pm
USA Niagara Development Corp. (USAN) board of directors met and authorized the corporation to formally enter into a development agreement with Brine Wells Development LLC or its wholly owned affiliate to start the Hotel Niagara restoration project.
AAA Western and Central New York honored as Travel Impressions' 'Best of the Best' agency
Mon, Dec 17th 2018 12:00 pm
AAA Western and Central New York has been recognized by Travel Impressions (www.travelimpressions.com), one of the country's largest tour operators selling destinations worldwide, as a "Best of the Best" travel agency. The honor is bestowed on a limited number of agencies and consortia partners whose knowledge and expertise planning and executing memorable vacation experiences on behalf of clients has contributed to their status as a top performer for Travel Impressions.
NYPA announces $250 million commitment to accelerate flexibility of electric grid to combat climate change
Wed, Dec 12th 2018 03:45 pm
The New York Power Authority announced a new, nation-leading commitment to invest $250 million between now and 2025 to accelerate the flexibility of the electric grid to give New Yorkers greater access to renewable energy resources such as wind and solar power.
Higgins joins USACE Buffalo District to announce $12.455M for Buffalo Harbor improvements
Tue, Dec 4th 2018 03:35 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins was joined Monday by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District to announce $12.455 million in federal funding to the Army Corps in 2019 for improvements to the Buffalo Harbor.
Youngstown Galley celebrates 1st anniversary
Sat, Nov 24th 2018 07:00 am
In her first year of business on Main Street, Rebecca Poletti has, essentially, reinvented herself. A chef who was famous in Lewiston for her cookies, scones, pies and, more recently, heavenly breakfast offerings, has come to Youngstown and discovered dinner.
Shop LOCAL: Small Business Saturday offers unique products, better shopping experience
Sat, Nov 17th 2018 09:00 am
Small Business Saturday is dedicated to our backyard merchants: homegrown retailers who make and sell hard-to-find or handmade items, get to know and care for their customers, and give back to the community in ways that go beyond dollars and cents.
DeGraff cuts ribbon to new emergency department
Tue, Nov 13th 2018 12:50 pm
Tuesday morning, DeGraff Memorial Hospital and Kaleida Health staff, along with local elected officials and more helped cut the ribbon to the new $7.8 million emergency department.
NYS: Valuable tax credits & exemptions for veterans
Sat, Nov 10th 2018 11:35 am
Ahead of Veterans Day, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance reminded veterans of valuable tax exemptions and credits available to them, their families, and their employers.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Soma Cura holds ribbon-cutting for beach salt room, revamped café
Sat, Nov 3rd 2018 07:05 am
Soma Cura Wellness Center - a yoga studio, massage center and vegan café near Tops in the Benderson plaza - is now home to the first salt beach room in Western New York.
Russell J. Salvatore Foundation announces $200,000 commitment to Buffalo City Mission
Thu, Oct 25th 2018 06:05 pm
On Thursday, the Russell J. Salvatore Foundation announced a $200,000 commitment to support construction for the veterans wing in the new Buffalo City Mission Community Center at 100 E. Tupper St. The new wing will be named the Russell J. Salvatore Veterans Wing.
Treichler Building dedicated
Thu, Oct 25th 2018 12:30 pm
This past Saturday, the Treichler Building at the Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum, 2660 Saunders Settlement Road, was dedicated.
2019 Premier to honor Dr. Dashkoff, Strangio family
Fri, Oct 19th 2018 07:15 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will honor a prominent Western New York physician and family for their service to the hospital and the community at the 2019 Premier, Memorial's annual black time gala. The event will be held Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 at the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls.
Lewiston gets its gym back with Village Fitness Club
Sat, Oct 13th 2018 07:00 am
Village Fitness Club is located at 734 Cayuga St. Hours of operations are 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays, 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, and 7 a.m. until noon Sunday. For more information, call 716-998-0057 or visit www.MyVillageFitness.com.
Village of Lewiston set to save thousands with new LED lights
Sat, Oct 6th 2018 07:00 am
Thanks to customer incentives, the Village of Lewiston will enjoy significant savings on electricity at both the Red Brick Municipal Building and Department of Public Works garage.
Island Ship Center holds Celebration of Gratitude
Sat, Sep 29th 2018 07:05 am
Fahim Mojawalla hosted visitors from Grand Island's Golden Age Center Wednesday in what he calls the Celebration of Inspiration.
Kearns expands S.A.L.U.T.E.S. program to include Gold Star families
Fri, Sep 28th 2018 03:30 pm
Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns announced the creation of "Honoring the Fallen," the newest initiative in the Erie County Clerk's S.A.L.U.T.E.S. (Showing Appreciation, Loyalty, and Unity Towards Erie County Servicemembers) program. This initiative is designed to give discounts from local businesses to the mothers, fathers and spouses of Erie County soldiers who have been killed in action.
First Niagara Foundation/KeyBank announce historic $2 million gift to Say Yes Buffalo endowment fund
Tue, Sep 18th 2018 04:00 pm
On Tuesday, First Niagara Foundation and KeyBank executives announced their continued support of Say Yes Buffalo with a $2 million gift to the organization's five-year, $100 million endowment campaign, which will ensure scholarship availability for eligible students forever. Including this donation, the First Niagara Foundation and KeyBank collectively have committed more than $4.1 million to the Say Yes Buffalo scholarship fund.
Ellicott Development breaks ground on Village of Lewiston plaza site
Sat, Sep 15th 2018 07:00 am
On Thursday afternoon, coworkers and local elected leaders joined Ellicott Development CEO William Paladino as he broke ground on property overlooking a new plaza project. His company, in 2012, purchased a 4.1-acre parcel of land at Center, North Eighth and Onondaga streets. Three buildings offering a mix of commercial and culinary tenants, as well as rental spaces, are expected to open in the next year.
Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare to participate in National Sight Week
Thu, Sep 6th 2018 04:25 pm
Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare recently announced its participation in the third annual National Sight Week (Oct. 14-20), sponsored by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Foundation.
Lockport: 11th annual CreateAthon delivers for 9 local nonprofits
Mon, Aug 27th 2018 04:30 pm
For more than 24 hours straight last week, the team at J. Fitzgerald Group in Lockport, along with a few volunteers, traded sleep for the cause of helping area nonprofits as part of the 11th annual CreateAthon.
ECHDC: Sinatra & Company named developer for South Aud Block
Mon, Aug 20th 2018 03:25 pm
The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. board of directors met Monday and designated a developer to undertake the South Aud Block redevelopment in Buffalo. Sinatra & Company Real Estate LLC will invest $21 million to build Heritage Point, two mixed-use buildings consisting of ground-floor retail and restaurants with Class "A" office space and residential units on the upper floors. The prime slip and sections of the historic Canal Street and Lloyd Street will also be completed by the developer. The South Aud Block redevelopment will open by May 2020.
VFW awards DiMino Tops
Sat, Aug 18th 2018 07:00 am
Veterans of Foreign Wars Downriver Post No. 7487 members Matt Zarosl and Vince Canosa (left two) on Thursday presented an award to DiMino Tops Lewiston owner Anthony DiMino and his son, John (right two).
Porter Empty Return celebrates 5 years in River Region
Sat, Aug 11th 2018 07:00 am
This summer, Ransomville's Porter Empty Return is celebrating five years of serving communities from Lewiston to Olcott, and all areas around and between.
Destination Niagara USA: Tourism spending in Niagara County reaches $708 million
Wed, Aug 1st 2018 01:15 pm
Earlier this week, New York state released the tourism economics research study for 2017, which provides analyses on the economic impact of tourism across the state. The study revealed the total traveler spend in Niagara County in 2017 reached $708,276,000, which is an increase of 8.8 percent over 2016.
DiMino Tops sponsors Lewiston Art Festival
Thu, Jul 26th 2018 04:15 pm
Anthony DiMino of DiMino Lewiston Tops, a longtime supporter of the Lewiston Council on the Arts, recently made a generous contribution toward the Lewiston Art Festival, which the LCA presents.
Welcome to Lewiston, Monica
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 10:40 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening with Monica Mehta and her husband, George, at the new retail location of Monica - Jewelry Design.
Chill 443 opens inside Wyndham Garden at Niagara Falls hotel
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 10:00 am
American Niagara Hospitality has announced the opening of Chill 443, an innovative restaurant concept distinguishing it as an ideal hangout in Niagara Falls, USA, for hotel guests, tourists and local patrons alike.
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. celebrates Canalside's 10th anniversary
Tue, Jul 3rd 2018 05:40 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. announced the 10th anniversary of Canalside, which historically, was the western terminus of the Erie Canal and today has become a rich site of development, revival and activity in Buffalo.
Island resident wins Northwest's $25,000 sweepstakes
Sat, Jun 30th 2018 06:55 am
Twelve-year Islander Albert Hujer was the lucky winner of Northwest Bank's $25,000 Home Makeover Sweepstakes. Results were revealed late last week.
Poloncarz proposes package of reforms for Erie County Water Authority
Fri, Jun 22nd 2018 08:05 pm
On Friday, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz outlined a package of proposed reforms for the Erie County Water Authority, which was the subject of a recent report from the state Authorities Budget Office (ABO) that formally censured the Erie County Water Authority and outlined numerous problems, including a lack of transparency and accountability in governance and decision-making.
Howard Hanna donates to WNY Heroes
Sat, Jun 16th 2018 07:00 am
For the fifth year in a row, the Lewiston Howard Hanna branch (formerly RealtyUSA) has raised funds for WNY Heroes.
KeyBank donates $750,000 to Goodwill of Western New York to support new workforce development initiative
Thu, Jun 7th 2018 11:50 am
KeyBank is making a $750,000 donation to Goodwill of Western Ne w York to support a new program, the long-term employment support initiative. LTES aims to improve job retention by supporting Goodwill's clients for up to 36 months after their initial job placement.
Northwest Bank donates to Lewiston GardenFest
Thu, May 31st 2018 11:55 am
Lewiston Garden Club members thanked Gloria Baker and Northwest Bank staff for sponsoring the printing of brochures for GardenFest 2018. The brochures, detailing the daily events and open gardens, will be distributed to all GardenFest attendees during the two-day event June 16-17 on Center Street.
Village of Lewiston Zoning Board deems plaza variances void; Paladino says village equally to blame
Sat, May 26th 2018 07:00 am
Eight variances granted to Ellicott Development in July 2016 for its Lewiston plaza project were declared void on Tuesday. The village's Zoning Board of Appeals said the Buffalo real estate company failed to commence construction within the period of time listed in municipal code.
 

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