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Empire State Development offers resources for those impacted by 'New York on PAUSE'
Tue, Mar 31st 2020 05:25 pm
Empire State Development sent the following information to Niagara County elected leaders, who are sharing it with NFP.
More local support for Mount St. Mary's
Sat, Mar 28th 2020 08:20 am
As Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Catholic Health continue to provide services in this COVID-19 pandemic, the community is showing its support for the front line medical workers.
Mount St. Mary's receiving community support
Tue, Mar 24th 2020 11:15 am
As Mount St. Mary's Hospital continues to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, Manager of Public Relations and Community Affairs Karrie Gebhardt said, "The community is being awesome" in supporting the health center.
Chamber of Commerce ready to assist
Fri, Mar 20th 2020 02:50 pm
Our community's new normal is drastically different than what it was one week ago. Businesses, organizations and residents have had to adapt to changes that seem to be happening by the hour. New ways of doing business has evolved with owners becoming innovative with what they have to offer. Some businesses have had to adjust their hours or close - hopefully temporarily. The workplace has changed, the community has changed, the home has changed. It is a change for everyone.
Empower offering jobs to those impacted by COVID-19
Tue, Mar 17th 2020 01:50 pm
People who have lost their jobs or had their work hours cut because of business closings related to COVID-19 are invited to interview for temporary direct care positions at Empower.
National Grid, NYSEG/RG&E to pioneer use of new electric backhoe loader
Wed, Mar 11th 2020 12:25 pm
National Grid and AVANGRID companies, New York State Electric and Gas and Rochester Gas & Electric are the first utilities in the country to incorporate fully electric backhoe loaders in their fleets. CASE Construction Equipment built the all-electric backhoe loader after National Grid and AVANGRID requested zero-emission construction equipment to support their efforts to reduce emissions and create more sustainable communities.
DEC delivers food, 'BYOBagNY' reusable bags to FeedMore WNY
Thu, Mar 5th 2020 12:05 pm
In support of New York's ban on single-use plastic bags that began March 1, state Department of Environmental Conservation Region 9 staff delivered reusable bags and donated food on Wednesday to FeedMore WNY, the agency that recently joined together with the Food Bank of WNY and Meals on Wheels for WNY.
Calspan wins 5-year contract at US Air Force Test Pilot School
Mon, Feb 24th 2020 04:55 pm
Calspan Corp. was awarded a five-year contract with the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, California. The USAF TPS is where the Air Force's top pilots, navigators and engineers are trained to conduct flight tests and generate the data needed to carry out test missions of America's current and future military aircraft and airborne systems.
De Dee's Dairy to open Youngstown location
Fri, Feb 21st 2020 04:55 pm
De Dee's Dairy announced on social media plans to locate a second ice cream shop in the Village of Youngstown, directly behind Youngstown Galley at 400 Main St.
Price Rite Marketplace, University at Buffalo football team donate food to 'Sack Hunger'
Fri, Feb 14th 2020 05:20 pm
Representatives from Price Rite Marketplace and the University at Buffalo football team donated 43 "sacks" of food to New Beginnings Food Pantry on Tuesday at Price Rite Marketplace of Amherst. The donation was a result of the football team's 43 sacks this season and included canned goods, fresh produce, rice, pasta and water.
Perry's Ice Cream lends support to Parkinson's Foundation
Wed, Feb 5th 2020 10:20 am
The Parkinson's Foundation recently received a nearly $4,000 donation from Perry's Ice Cream. The monies were raised through the company's "Community Returns" program, which engages employees in a variety of raffles, games and product sales over a six-month period, helping to accrue donation funds.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center raises $275,000 at annual fundraiser
Wed, Jan 29th 2020 03:05 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center raised over $275,000 at its annual fundraiser, The Premier, held Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Seneca Niagara Casino and Resort. This year's event was co-chaired by doctors Rajinder Bajwa and Simmanjeet Mangat and Dr. Marnie LaVigne and Robert Fohl, and once again hosted a sold-out crowd of 960 people.
Schumer & Higgins announce two federal grants totaling $500,000 for Albright-Knox Art Gallery
Fri, Jan 24th 2020 03:35 pm
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and Congressman Brian Higgins announced federal grants totaling $500,000 for Albright-Knox Art Gallery initiatives.
New owner at Niagara Physical Therapy
Tue, Jan 21st 2020 01:05 pm
Niagara Physical Therapy is excited to publicize the successful transfer of ownership from its founder, Dr. Louis Cacciatore, to long-time employee Dr. Steve Doermer.
Higgins welcomes North Aud Block plans, continued build out of Canalside
Mon, Jan 6th 2020 10:00 am
Congressman Brian Higgins, who has advocated for action and investment at the North Aud Block, released the following statement in response to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's release of the preferred development concept for the North Aud Block:
Wheatfield Lions, Community Care & Pellicano's team up for holidays
Fri, Jan 3rd 2020 07:00 am
The Town of Wheatfield Lions Club, in partnership with Community Care and Pellicano's Marketplace, worked together to provide community help this Christmas and holiday season for those in need.
Buffalo Botanical Gardens' expansion projects $9.1 million annual economic impact
Wed, Dec 18th 2019 10:00 am
The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens Society Inc. is currently completing the schematic design phase for a multimillion-dollar expansion that would add 40,000 square-feet to the historic structure. This project will help the Botanical Gardens meet the needs of the community, spark surrounding development - and generate over $9.1 million in economic impact, while creating hundreds of new jobs, the venue stated.
BankOnBuffalo opens new, state-of-the-art Niagara Falls branch
Fri, Dec 13th 2019 03:20 pm
BankOnBuffalo recently held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of its most technologically advanced and customer-centric branch, as well as its first branch in the City of Niagara Falls.
Kelly's Country Store makes donation to DeGlopper Memorial
Sat, Dec 7th 2019 07:00 am
Each year, Kelly's Country Store donates a portion of the previous year's proceeds of their on-site fresh Christmas tree sales to worthy causes that are dear to the Kelly family. The Kelly family choose the DeGlopper Memorial because this is the place on Grand Island where residents, past, present and future who proudly serve their country, are remembered and honored.
'Shop Small' in Sanborn
Fri, Nov 29th 2019 07:00 am
Sanborn's Business Association is hosting its fifth annual Shop Local / Shop Sanborn event for Small Business Saturday. For the first time, it has expanded into a full weekend of deals and holiday comforts for those who are in the know.
Welcome to Lewiston, Rivercrest Financial
Mon, Nov 25th 2019 07:00 am
Rivercrest Financial celebrated a ribbon-cutting and grand opening at its new office location, 765 Center St., Lewiston. Owner Kristin Meyer had an open house with food catered by The Griffon House.
Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum wins BOMA Award
Wed, Nov 20th 2019 04:35 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. and Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum announce the museum, located at Canalside, has been selected as the Building Owners & Managers Association (BOMA) of Buffalo 2019 Project of the Year.
Kaleida Health Foundation leads donation drive to benefit Buffalo City Mission's Cornerstone Manor during annual employee summit
Sat, Nov 16th 2019 10:25 am
Earlier this week, the Kaleida Health Foundation coordinated the donation of hundreds of personal care items, child care items and clothing to the Buffalo City Mission to benefit the agency's women and children's shelter, Cornerstone Manor.
River's Edge set to open: Upscale condos have waterfront view
Sat, Nov 9th 2019 07:00 am
One can add the nicest countertops, largest bathrooms and comfiest bedrooms to a residence, but it still won't have what the principals behind River's Edge can boast about. "Definitely the water, and the lack of condos, and that type of living in the village," Alisa Talarico said. "Anything new or with the water view was huge."
Niagara Hospice House announces residential improvements
Fri, Nov 1st 2019 03:30 pm
Niagara Hospice announced recently that 10 general-inpatient rooms and all 10 residential units at its Niagara Hospice House facility in Lockport now feature new Wieland sleeper sofas, providing flexibility and convenience during patient visits and overnight stays.
NIMAC goes to Calspan
Fri, Oct 25th 2019 04:05 pm
On Thursday, the Niagara Military Affairs Council was given a tour of the Calspan wind tunnel in Buffalo. The wind tunnel "provides impartial test service to evaluate the aerodynamic flight mechanics and performance characteristics of aircraft and other aerodynamic vehicles."
Gail's Diamond Exchange open
Fri, Oct 18th 2019 05:50 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce celebrated a ribbon-cutting for member Gail's Diamond Exchange located at Gail's Smoke Shop on the Tuscarora Nation.
Companies invited to put teamwork skills to the test at 3rd annual Canstruction Competition to benefit FeedMore WNY
Wed, Oct 2nd 2019 07:35 pm
This December, Western New York companies and organizations will compete amongst each other to build structures made entirely out of canned goods to benefit the Food Bank program of FeedMore WNY. The building of structures for the third annual Canstruction Competition is scheduled to take place Dec. 13-15 at the 2019 Fairgrounds Festival of Lights.
NYPA trash rack redesign brings efficiencies to Niagara Power Plant
Tue, Sep 24th 2019 03:25 pm
The New York Power Authority is installing 78 new trash racks at the Niagara Power Project's main generating facility in Lewiston.
Jacobs pushes for moratorium on Great Lakes turbines
Wed, Sep 18th 2019 05:05 pm
Republican New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs announced that he has introduced legislation (S 6718) that would establish an indefinite moratorium on the construction or placement of wind turbines on any freshwater body located within the boundaries of New York.
The Silo to close a week early
Sat, Sep 14th 2019 07:00 am
Though warm weather is hanging on and customers are still hanging out, The Silo Restaurant in Lewiston is closing a week early this summer. The serving season will conclude at the end of the day on Sept. 22.
ECHDC approves next steps for carousel project at Canalside
Mon, Sep 9th 2019 02:00 pm
The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. (ECHDC) board of directors met and approved several items related to the Buffalo Heritage Carousel project at Canalside.
Project H.O.P.E. helps another resident
Fri, Sep 6th 2019 03:25 pm
Painters Plus unveiled their ninth winner of Project H.O.P.E., Helping Others Paint Exteriors, late last week. Once the word got out, it was already certain that they'd come. Volunteers.
SBA Acting Administrator Pilkerton awards Buffalo's The Foundry with $100,000
Fri, Aug 30th 2019 06:15 pm
U.S. Small Business Administration Acting Administrator Chris Pilkerton visited Buffalo this week to pay a personal visit to The Foundry, the Northampton Street makerspace where education, empowerment and employment of Erie County community members go hand-in-hand with business incubation. Pilkerton was accompanied with SBA Regional Administrator Steve Bulger and Buffalo District Office Director Franklin J. Sciortino during his visit.
Village Board OK's 'Gallo 2' plan
Sat, Aug 24th 2019 07:00 am
Michael Hibbard's development plan, to transform the plaza at Center and North Fourth streets into a new, larger Gallo Coal Fire Kitchen, received approval at Monday's Village of Lewiston Board meeting.
Seneca Niagara Casino: $40M 'Seneca Arrival Experience' now open
Thu, Aug 15th 2019 11:20 pm
Seneca Gaming Corp. officials invited the media to tour the hotel side of Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino on Thursday. They officially unveiled a $40 million renovation of the Seneca Niagara Event Center, hotel front entrance and mezzanine, and The Lobby Bar. Outside, the grounds have new landscaping and statues, additional lanes of traffic, new parking lots, and a brand-new staging area for outdoor concerts.
Discover a new world inside Vista North
Sat, Aug 10th 2019 07:00 am
Over the hills, around the bend and behind the sweeping drives lies a hidden gem recently discovered by a handful of Lewiston residents. Vista North is a Ridge Road subdivision offering spacious lots for those with big imagination.
Welcome to Lewiston, SJC Handmade
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 11:30 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce celebrated a ribbon-cutting Monday with SJC Handmade. The new Village of Lewiston art gallery features acrylic fluid paintings on canvas, wood panels and more for sale by artist Stephanie Casale.
Golf tournament nets $29K for hospital foundation
Wed, Jul 31st 2019 01:55 pm
The board of associates of Mount St. Mary's Hospital presented a check in the amount of $29,000 to the Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation from the proceeds from its 39th annual Louis J. Fernandez Golf Classic. The event took place Monday at the Niagara Frontier Golf Club and included more than 124 golfers.
Tonawanda-built next-gen 6.2L small block V-8 to power all-new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Tue, Jul 23rd 2019 04:30 pm
General Motors Co. on Tuesday confirmed its Tonawanda engine plant will build the company's next-generation 6.2L small-block V-8 engine that will power the all-new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. Production of the Corvette Stingray begins at GM's Bowling Green, Kentucky, assembly plant in late 2019.
 

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