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DEC announces agreement with state & local partners to redevelop former industrial sites in Niagara, Orleans counties
Tue, Feb 23rd 2021 05:40 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation on Tuesday announced a new cooperative agreement with the state comptroller's office; Niagara County; Orleans County; the cities of Lockport, Niagara Falls and North Tonawanda; and the Niagara Orleans Regional Land Improvement Corp. (NORLIC) to promote the redevelopment of dozens of potentially contaminated properties in Niagara and Orleans counties.
Cuomo sets guidelines for billiard halls to reopen; movie theaters in NYC also reopening; weddings & catered events can resume March 15
Mon, Feb 22nd 2021 05:40 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced that, as New York's hospitalization and COVID-19 infection rates continue to decline, the state is issuing guidance to begin reopening additional sectors of the economy.
Rachel & Daughters African Variety Store grand opening
Fri, Feb 19th 2021 10:20 am
Rachel & Daughters African Variety Store is set to open this weekend with a grand opening event on Saturday. The new Black woman-owned business will provide a variety of ethnic African food, clothing and other cultural items to the Buffalo community.
Village of Lewiston provides updates on events, public safety, bandshell & bike path
Fri, Feb 19th 2021 10:00 am
As Lewiston was dealing with its first major snowstorm of 2021, village trustees met Tuesday night to discuss plans for spring and summer. Updates also were given on several longstanding projects.
Orange Poppy Art Studio: A place to learn, create ... and find respite
Thu, Feb 18th 2021 05:15 pm
When artists Bonnie Nevans and Crystal Still, both of Grand Island, decided they wanted to start an art studio, the idea was born of hope and a vision.
Catholic Health to acquire land in Lockport for new hospital campus
Thu, Feb 11th 2021 09:40 pm
Catholic Health has contracted to purchase 104 acres of land in Lockport, which will be the site of the new Lockport Memorial Campus of Mount St. Mary's Hospital. The multiple parcels, located off South Transit Road between Shimer and Ruhlmann roads, are currently under environmental and zoning review. Access to the hospital campus will be off Shimer Road near Transit.
Municipalities in Erie & Niagara counties to receive $792 million+ in COVID-19 relief under Biden plan
Wed, Feb 10th 2021 10:25 am
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, announced Erie and Niagara counties will receive more than $792 million in estimated federal disaster relief under the American Rescue Plan. The newly released data is provided by the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, which is overseeing the state and local aid component of the bill.
Fogarty steering the course for Fuccillo Auto Group
Tue, Feb 9th 2021 03:10 pm
Tom Fogarty, the new general manager at Fuccillo Auto Group on Grand Island, is no stranger to the car business. A 38-year veteran of the industry, he has been a general manager with Toyota in Buffalo for 19 of the past 20 years. He now oversees all three of the Fuccillo dealerships on the Island - Toyota, Chevrolet and Hyundai.
New York Power Authority awarded $250,000 to study impacts of ice on Niagara Power Plant
Fri, Feb 5th 2021 12:30 pm
The New York Power Authority announced it has been awarded two grants to fund demonstration projects - one that will analyze the impact of ice on a hydropower plant and one to test an advanced technology that evaluates the health of high voltage assets in a substation.
Higgins fights to make sure neighborhood restaurants have fair access to COVID relief
Fri, Feb 5th 2021 12:30 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, is pushing to ensure restaurant assistance in the next COVID-19 disaster relief package doesn't leave smaller, neighborhood restaurants behind.
'The (sweet) Seasons of (Valentines and) Buffalo Baseball'
Fri, Feb 5th 2021 09:45 am
With every copy of "The Seasons of Buffalo Baseball 1857-2020" purchased at select locations through Feb. 14, a solid chocolate baseball mitt and ball will be included as a sweet bonus.
Survey: 56% of Americans likely to travel for vacation in 2021; 21% report traveling since pandemic
Wed, Feb 3rd 2021 10:05 am
A new survey conducted by Morning Consult and commissioned by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) shows consumers are optimistic about traveling again in 2021, with 56% reporting they are likely to travel for vacation this year.
Despite pandemic, recycler raises more than $11,000 to support Camp Good Days
Tue, Jan 26th 2021 04:00 pm
On Tuesday, local electronics recycler Sunnking presented an $11,761 check to Camp Good Days and Special Times, a local nonprofit organization helping children and families living with cancer.
Cuomo announces expansion of Pine Pharmaceuticals in Tonawanda
Tue, Jan 26th 2021 10:40 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced the expansion of Pine Pharmaceuticals LLC's manufacturing plant in the Town of Tonawanda. The drug outsourcing company - which moved to the 25,000-square-foot building at 355 Riverwalk Parkway in the Riverview Solar Technology Park in May of 2018 - will be tripling the size of the facility.
Grand Island restaurants bouncing back
Sat, Jan 23rd 2021 07:00 am
When a state judge opened the door to indoor dining for Erie County eating establishments last Thursday, Jan. 14, patrons beat feet into Grand Island restaurants. The patter of their feet was music to the ears of restaurant owners, who were more than ready to comply with the required COVID-safe measures of 50% capacity, 6-foot distance between tables, no more than four people per table and 10 p.m. closing.
The Plant Shack puts spring in our step, while giving back to many worthy causes
Fri, Jan 22nd 2021 11:50 am
I can actually see, touch and smell something green, vibrant and cheery now that The Plant Shack has opened a new location on Center Street in Lewiston.
Village of Lewiston: Negligent restaurant owners headed down slippery slope
Fri, Jan 22nd 2021 11:45 am
For more than a decade, past and present trustees in the Village of Lewiston have complained about inadequate grease traps in restaurants - and, even worse, eateries without any grease trap.
Wheatfield veteran's memorial, Aquarium of Niagara plaza projects approved for Greenway funds
Fri, Jan 22nd 2021 10:40 am
On Tuesday, the Host Communities Standing Committee (HCSC), which administers and oversees projects financed by the Niagara River Greenway, voted to award funding for a veterans memorial in Wheatfield and a new plaza in front of the Aquarium of Niagara.
60,000 Paycheck Protection Program loans approved in first week
Wed, Jan 20th 2021 11:30 am
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced it has approved approximately 60,000 PPP loan applications submitted by nearly 3,000 lenders, for over $5 billion, between the program's reopening on Monday, Jan. 11, through to Sunday, Jan. 17.
NordVPN: Scary things your smartphone knows about you
Wed, Jan 20th 2021 11:25 am
Your phone knows more about you than your computer does, but do you do enough to protect it?
Cuomo offers SOTS proposal to boost partial unemployment benefits
Tue, Jan 19th 2021 10:15 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a proposal to boost partial unemployment insurance benefits to New Yorkers who return to work part-time, as part of his 2021 State of the State. The plan would ensure unemployed New Yorkers who accept part-time work are not penalized by basing their partial unemployment benefits on the hours they actually work, rather than the number of days they work in a given week.
Sal Maglie's legend lives on in new barbershop, 'The Barber' Co.
Wed, Jan 13th 2021 09:40 am
Baseball legend and local hometown hero Sal "The Barber" Maglie's legend lives on as his great-great-nephew, Paolo Beilman, opens a new barbershop in his honor. "The Barber" Co. located at 2301 Pine Ave., in Niagara Falls, is the newest addition to "Little Italy."
9 Wegmans pharmacies to offer COVID-19 vaccine to people 75+, UB South also a vaccination site
Mon, Jan 11th 2021 05:05 pm
Following New York state guidance, nine Wegmans locations in New York will receive a limited supply of the COVID-19 vaccine to distribute to people age 75 and older, as well as Wegmans pharmacy employees.
DiNapoli: Read fine print on your holiday gift cards
Fri, Jan 8th 2021 01:25 pm
With the giving of gift cards during the holiday season increasing in popularity, New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli is urging New Yorkers to read the fine print for details about fees and expiration dates. Even as some sellers of gift cards have eliminated inactivity fees, consumers should still ask whether fees apply. DiNapoli reminds New Yorkers to spend the gift cards in a timely fashion. If not, the money could eventually get turned over to his office of unclaimed funds.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital Child Care Center bids farewell to longtime Executive Director Virginia Wolbert
Fri, Jan 8th 2021 12:40 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital Child Care Center has been providing a safe place for education and play for the children of hospital associates and the community since 1988. Virginia Wolbert, executive director, was there at the beginning, and will pass the reigns to a new leader as she retires from her post on Jan. 8.
State clarifies vaccination eligibility
Thu, Jan 7th 2021 04:40 pm
"The State Department of Health has been having conversations with local governments today to discuss the ongoing COVID vaccination efforts. To summarize several points from these discussions and respond to some comments please be advised as follows:
Look up: Giant Oxford pennants fly on Buffalo's tallest building to celebrate Bills division title & playoff run
Mon, Jan 4th 2021 01:30 pm
Oxford Pennant, the Buffalo-based designer and manufacturer of wool felt pennants, flags and banners, is helping Western New York celebrate the Buffalo Bills clinching the AFC East Division title and playoff run through the installation of 40-foot pennants atop Seneca One. Oxford Pennant brought the idea to the Bills, Douglas Development, Ace Flag and M&T Bank, who agreed to bring this supersized celebration to life. The effort seeks to uplift the region during this milestone moment.
Lewiston Tops makes large donation to Salvation Army
Thu, Dec 24th 2020 07:00 am
DiMino Lewiston Tops owner Anthony DiMino is no stranger to giving. He has been featured often in this newspaper for his donations to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce and local anglers. This week, he and his store went above and beyond, donating $15,000 to the Salvation Army for Christmas. Volunteers have been manning the red kettle during the holiday season.
VFW, Deal Realty send gifts to youth
Mon, Dec 21st 2020 01:05 pm
Veterans of Foreign Wars Downriver Post 7487 teamed with Lewiston's Deal Realty and other volunteers (including Assemblyman Angelo Morinello) to present holiday presents to 50 youth from the Niagara Falls Boys & Girls Club and Tuscarora Indian Elementary School.
Russell J. Salvatore donates new 'Seasons of Buffalo Baseball' books to Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries
Mon, Dec 21st 2020 10:15 am
Forty copies of the recently released book "The Seasons of Buffalo Baseball 1857-2020" are being donated to the Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries by the Russell J. Salvatore Foundation.
Pat Proctor joins Niagara County SPCA
Fri, Dec 18th 2020 07:00 am
He may be out of the sky, but he's definitely not out of the picture.
Consumer alert: NYS Division of Consumer Protection reminds consumers of refund policy protections
Tue, Dec 15th 2020 03:00 pm
As part of its seven-part consumer alert holiday series, the Division of Consumer Protection is reminding consumers New York state law covers refunds.
Catholic Health hospitals receive area's highest grades for patient safety
Tue, Dec 15th 2020 02:25 pm
Catholic Health's hospitals lead the region in The Leapfrog Group's fall 2020 Hospital Safety Grade Report, including the only two "A" safety grades in Western New York. Kenmore Mercy and Mount St. Mary's hospitals earned two of only 14 "A" grades that were given in all of New York. Sisters of Charity Hospital's Main St. and St. Joseph Campuses, as well as Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, each received the region's only "B" safety grades.
NCCC Small Business Development Center receives Niagara USA Impact Award
Mon, Dec 14th 2020 09:55 am
Niagara County Community College Small Business Development Center Director Lynn Oswald and her team were selected as the recipient of the Niagara USA Chamber of Commerce's 2020 Impact Niagara award. The accolade was to be presented to the SBDC during a special virtual event hosted by the Niagara USA Chamber of Commerce and M&T Bank.
And the band played on: Lewiston Music finds a new home in Town of Niagara
Fri, Dec 11th 2020 11:30 am
Much has been made about how the pandemic decimated the live music industry in 2020, stymieing one of the oldest outlets for human expression and delivering a major blow to the collective psyche. Yet, the need to play and create music is persistent and may be more important now than ever before.
Cuomo announces launch of 'New York Forward' small business lease assistance partnership
Thu, Dec 10th 2020 08:25 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday announced the launch of the "New York Forward" small business lease assistance partnership. Recognizing the economic impact of COVID-19, this program will provide small businesses and their landlords with informational resources and pro bono assistance to help both parties reach mutually beneficial lease workout agreements.
Tonawandas Chamber welcomes Sign Gypsies WNY
Wed, Dec 9th 2020 02:50 pm
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Sign Gypsies WNY on Tuesday. Director of Marketing and Membership Sarah Nelson welcomed in the newest member.
Brand-new publication at History Center of Niagara looks at Lockport
Tue, Dec 8th 2020 02:30 pm
The History Center of Niagara has a brand-new publication available: "A History of the Protestant Churches in the City of Lockport." Meticulously researched and compiled by Assistant Director/Education Coordinator Ann Marie Linnabery, this anticipated literary reference can be purchased at a special book signing with the author at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 215 Niagara St., Lockport (face masks and social distancing required).
'Shop small' push continues
Fri, Dec 4th 2020 04:50 pm
Merchants and restaurant owners annually see that "shop small" support continue into the following weekend, when the Lewiston Christmas Walk and Tour of Homes traditionally bring families and history buffs to the village streets.
HUNT officially moves into new location
Thu, Dec 3rd 2020 12:10 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday for HUNT Real Estate ERA, which moved into a new office location at 716 Center St., Lewiston.
 

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