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23rd annual Buddy Walk of Buffalo/Niagara to benefit individuals with Down syndrome, GiGi's Playhouse of Buffalo
Mon, Aug 12th 2019 10:50 am
The Family & Friends Down Syndrome Association of Niagara Inc. announces its 23rd annual Buddy Walk of Buffalo/Niagara, WNY's Down Syndrome awareness walk of Buffalo and Niagara County. The event will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, as part of the Niagara County Peach Festival parade in Lewiston.
PHOTOS: Winners announced at Lewiston Art Festival
Sat, Aug 10th 2019 07:10 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts has revealed the winners of the 2019 Lewiston Art Festival.
Niagara County honors Purple Heart recipients
Sat, Aug 10th 2019 10:25 am
Niagara County's Purple Heart recipients were honored Wednesday evening at a special ceremony organized by the office of Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski.
Jacobs calls for suspension of Grand Island tolls until Canadian drivers pay 'fair share'
Fri, Aug 9th 2019 06:00 pm
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs is calling on the New York State Thruway Authority to stop charging tolls at the Grand Island bridges until Canadian drivers are also required to pay tolls.
$100,000 grant awarded to Family Promise of Western New York
Tue, Aug 6th 2019 05:20 pm
Family Promise of Western New York, an emergency shelter for families experiencing homelessness, has been awarded $100,000 from the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance's Homeless Housing and Assistance Program. The award completes a $200,000 capital campaign the organization has been fundraising over the past year for critical upgrades to its emergency shelter for families.
Mainstream music in Youngstown, Part II: Photo recap
Tue, Aug 6th 2019 08:55 am
Youngstown hosted its first Village Music Festival on Saturday, Aug. 3. The Falkner Park event was co-founded by Ray Barry of Barry Entertainment and offered a dozen bands, plus craft vendors, food, drinks and games.
Photos: Sarah McLachlan shines with songs, stories, skill at Artpark
Fri, Aug 2nd 2019 03:45 pm
Sarah McLachlan returned to Artpark to perform with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. The musical icon, Lilith Fair creator and Sarah McLachlan School of Music founder was, per usual, vocally dynamic, making for a memorable occasion. As she did in 2014, McLachlan shared stories, explained song origins and thanked fans for supporting her now 31-year career.
Dozens of projects for nonprofits completed in 12th annual CreateAthon
Tue, Jul 30th 2019 01:40 pm
Earlier this month, the team at J. Fitzgerald Group in Lockport gave up a night's sleep to give so much more back to five deserving nonprofit organizations during the 12th annual CreateAthon event.
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum to host first Brass Ring Gala
Mon, Jul 29th 2019 03:00 pm
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum is hosting its first gala event to benefit the museum's efforts to develop an endowment fund. The Brass Ring Gala will be held from 6-10 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at Michael's Landing in North Tonawanda.
20th annual Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise & Clambake overcomes late changes
Thu, Jul 25th 2019 09:55 am
The 20th annual Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise and Clambake, a popular fundraising event held for Niagara Hospice, was held Friday, July 12, at the Porter on the Lake. The high water levels of Lake Ontario required many last-minute changes to be made, but organizers said the event was still an exceptional celebration.
Niagara County Fair returns to Lockport
Thu, Jul 25th 2019 07:30 am
The Niagara County Fair, Western New York's family fair and largest youth fair in the state, with fun for the whole family will make its return July 31 to Aug. 4, at 4487 Lake Ave., Lockport. 
Fourth annual Project Connect Niagara provides wide range of services to individuals in need
Thu, Jul 18th 2019 08:45 pm
Project Connect Niagara, an event designed to connect those in need with critical services in a "one-stop" venue, will take place from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, at Heart, Love & Soul Food Pantry and Dining Room in Niagara Falls.
Sarah McLachlan interview
Fri, Jul 12th 2019 06:45 pm
Sarah McLachlan is perhaps the finest vocalist in North America. The Canadian singer-songwriter has sold more than 40 million albums, with hit songs including "Angel," "Sweet Surrender," "Possession," "Building a Mystery," "Adia" and "I Will Remember You." McLachlan was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame as part of the 2017 Junos - an awards show she hosted in 2019. She founded both the groundbreaking, all-women-led Lilith Fair Festival and the Sarah McLachlan School of Music in Vancouver.
Passion sandwiching Kingdom Bound appearance in between mega conferences; Kristian Stanfill interview
Tue, Jul 9th 2019 04:35 pm
When was the last time you saw 40,000 youth in church?
100 years of teaching excellence at NCCC
Tue, Jul 9th 2019 10:30 am
When Niagara County Community College was created in 1962, the original campus was located in downtown Niagara Falls at the former Nabisco Shredded Wheat plant. By 1973, NCCC had moved to its permanent location to Sanborn, at the intersection of Route 31 (Saunders Settlement Road) and Route 429 (Townline Road).
Porter Empty Return awards local students
Fri, Jul 5th 2019 03:50 pm
Porter Empty Return has announced the winners of the 2019 Eco - Echo Awards. This year, the scholarships were presented to graduates of both Wilson and Lewiston-Porter high schools.
ALL ABOARD: Discovering Niagara's shuttle
Sat, Jun 22nd 2019 07:00 am
The Discover Niagara Shuttle kicked off its fourth season last month, connecting riders to 17 destination sites along a 14-mile route from Niagara Falls to Fort Niagara. Overseen by the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area (NFNHA), the free hop-on, hop-off service has serviced over 105,000 riders from across the globe since its inception in 2016.
Americans don't think they'll get arrested for driving high
Wed, Jun 19th 2019 02:00 pm
Nearly 70% of Americans think it's unlikely a driver will get caught by police for driving while high on marijuana, according to a new AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety survey. An alarming finding shows an estimated 14.8 million drivers report getting behind the wheel within one hour after using marijuana in the past 30 days. The impairing effects of marijuana are usually experienced within the first one to four hours after using the drug. And marijuana users who drive high are up to twice as likely to be involved in a crash.
Island of Hope: Survivor shares heartfelt message at GI Relay For Life
Sat, Jun 15th 2019 07:00 am
Cancer is something close to Lindsey Sterner's heart.
Veterans outreach to give rural vets a fighting chance
Sat, Jun 15th 2019 07:00 am
For veterans living in rural areas of Niagara County, accessing services can often be extremely difficult, if not impossible. While cities are generally more equipped to handle a veteran's needs, many rural vets, particularly those with disabilities, are unable to reach these areas to get the help they require.
Monument for 'The Mayor': Park named in honor of Richard Soluri; video & photos
Sat, Jun 8th 2019 07:10 am
Though he's been out of office for almost a decade, people still call Richard Soluri the "Mayor."
Lewiston: Artpark & Company introduces master plan team, collects public input
Sat, Jun 8th 2019 07:05 am
Having toured the grounds, analyzed the topography - and even watched Sammy Hagar in concert - Artpark & Company's master plan team took the next step in creating a map of the venue's future when it hosted a public listening session on Wednesday.
Lewiston celebrates 765 Fairchild Place opening
Wed, Jun 5th 2019 04:30 pm
With construction now complete on 765 Fairchild Place, and people moving into the extravagant apartment complex, there was just one box left to check-off before the project was officially finished: a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Lions donate to Lewiston's inclusive playground
Mon, Jun 3rd 2019 02:30 pm
Newly elected Lions Club District Gov. Regina Cecconi is shown presenting a $2,000 check from the Brandel Murphy Foundation to Lewiston Community Lions President Sheila Zuhlke. The check, along with matched funds, will go toward the inclusive playground expected to be built this summer in the Village of Lewiston.
Locals looking to lead Niagara Power in '19
Mon, Jun 3rd 2019 01:50 pm
Summer is here, and that means the return of Niagara Power baseball.
Research is 'urgently needed' on heart muscle disease in children, according to UB chair of AHA writing group
Wed, May 29th 2019 04:30 pm
Cardiomyopathy is a heart condition involving abnormalities of the muscle fibers, which contract with each heartbeat. Nearly half of children with this type of heart disease either undergo a heart transplant or die within two years of being diagnosed.
'Nurturing in the Neighborhood' programs offered for children living in Falls' south end
Wed, May 29th 2019 03:30 pm
Niagara University, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, and the Niagara Falls City School District are bringing free children and parenting activities to residents of Niagara Falls' south end throughout the summer.
Niagara County to honor Purple Heart recipients
Sat, May 25th 2019 09:30 am
Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski is launching a Purple Heart recognition initiative for county veterans who are or were recipients of the Purple Heart ― the oldest military award presented to American service members.
Cleveland Cavaliers introduce WNY's Beilein as head coach
Tue, May 21st 2019 01:20 pm
In Western New York, the last name Beilein is highly known for talented coaching. On Tuesday, a Beilein was in the national spotlight, as John Beilein was formally introduced as the Cleveland Cavaliers head coach.
Island Dispatch 75th anniversary drawing winner announced
Sat, May 18th 2019 07:05 am
Congratulations Julie Martin, center, who is the winner of the Island Dispatch's 75th anniversary drawing contest.
The Giacomo celebrates its namesake's 108th birthday
Fri, May 17th 2019 08:35 pm
Downtown Niagara Falls landmark The Giacomo marked its anniversary Monday with a band, food and special giveaways.
AAA celebrates National Bike Month; provides tips for cyclists and drivers
Fri, May 17th 2019 06:35 pm
Biking to work is a great way to get your daily exercise! May is National Bike Month and today is National Bike to Work Day - so there's no better time for a refresher on safety! Whether you're riding for fun, health, or to save money on gas, AAA Western and Central New York has tips for bicyclists and motorists to share the road and keep everyone safe.
Shoreline flooding: Local, federal partners meet along Lake Ontario shoreline
Fri, May 10th 2019 08:00 pm
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District team, put "boots on the ground" Friday in the Town of Greece and the Village of Wilson, in coordination with its partners, to better understand shoreline conditions and mitigation efforts underway in response to the rising Lake Ontario water levels.
Lower Niagara River boating on hold: Lewiston Landing rehab, flooding threats disrupt summer river interests
Sat, May 4th 2019 07:00 am
Thanks to higher-than-normal precipitation over the past few months in the Midwest, coupled with a melting snow pack throughout much of the Great Lakes, water levels across the system are above their long-term averages - and expected to remain that way for some time. Additionally, threats of lakeshore flooding are becoming more likely.
Downtown Buffalo: ECHDC presents preferred vision for Outer Harbor to public
Fri, May 3rd 2019 07:05 am
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. on Thursday held its third and final Buffalo Outer Harbor access and activation project open house where the preferred vision for the Outer Harbor was presented to the public.
Save the date: 10 Mile Garage & Sidewalk Sale returns to River Region from June 7-9
Tue, Apr 30th 2019 01:00 pm
You're invited to attend an affordable, regionwide shopping spree the weekend of Friday, June 7, through Sunday, June 9. Niagara Frontier Publications' annual 10 Mile Garage & Sidewalk Sale will, once again, pair unique sellers with eager buyers.
'Lewiston Jeopardy' crowns first champion, raises money for HAL
Mon, Apr 29th 2019 05:20 pm
As the nation continues to be captivated by James Holzhauer - the million-dollar man on "Jeopardy!" - it was Sandy Blackwell Yates who put on a show Saturday night at the Brickyard Brewing Company. She captained her team to a resounding victory in "Lewiston Jeopardy," earning a large trophy and the applause of an impressed audience.
22nd annual Police Memorial Service will honor officers killed on duty
Mon, Apr 29th 2019 01:30 pm
Law enforcement personnel who died in the line of duty will be honored at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, at the 22nd annual Niagara Interfaith Chaplaincy Police Memorial Service.
Tour of Homes, celebrating 15 years, seeking homes & decorators
Mon, Apr 22nd 2019 09:20 am
2019 will mark the 15th anniversary of the Tour of Homes. The annual event, inspired by the holiday season and historic homes, is a fundraiser for the Historical Association of Lewiston. Each tour consists of five beautiful homes appointed in holiday décor, as well as additional historical locations of interest.
Help support Wild Kritters: Meet animals, win prizes along the way
Fri, Apr 19th 2019 06:05 pm
Wild Kritters of Niagara County will hold its 13th annual basket raffle fundraiser from noon until 4 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at the 3-F Conservation Club, 904 Swann Road, Youngstown.
 

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