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Buffalo will host Corning Museum of Glass GlassBarge during summer 2018 voyage
Fri, Mar 16th 2018 08:30 pm
The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) and Canalside announced the 2018 GlassBarge tour will visit Buffalo, docking at Canalside on Aug. 3-5. As the 2018 signature event for the statewide celebration of the Erie Canal bicentennial, GlassBarge will offer free public glassmaking demonstrations at each scheduled stop during its four-month tour.
L-P PTA announces wrap party for 'One District, One Book' event
Fri, Mar 9th 2018 08:55 pm
The second annual Lewiston-Porter "One District, One Book" reading initiative, this year featuring "The Mouse And The Motorcycle" by Beverly Cleary, will conclude with a family night celebration at the Lew-Port Primary Education Center on Friday, March 16. Dinner and activities start at 5 p.m.
'Iron Chef Gauntlet' returns
Fri, Mar 2nd 2018 06:10 pm
"Iron Chef Gauntlet" is back for a second season this spring, with seven rising stars battling for the chance to gain the only culinary title that matters: "Iron Chef." The weak will fall and the strong will rise until just one chef remains and has the title in reach. But to join the "Iron Chef" pantheon, the last chef standing must win the gauntlet: three rapid-succession battles, each against "Iron Chefs" Alex Guarnaschelli, Stephanie Izard and Michael Symon - or leave the kitchen in defeat.
Niagara University honoree Margaret Brennan named host of 'Face the Nation' on CBS
Thu, Feb 22nd 2018 04:50 pm
Margaret Brennan, who was presented with an honorary doctor of humane letters during Niagara University's 2015 undergraduate commencement ceremony, was named by CBS today as the next moderator of "Face the Nation," the Sunday morning political talk show.
Niagara University students take financial aid advocacy to Albany
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:35 pm
Four Niagara University students traveled to the Capitol in Albany Tuesday to speak with New York lawmakers about the importance of universal access to state-sponsored financial aid.
Sea lions make ideal Valentines
Tue, Feb 6th 2018 01:05 pm
From Feb. 9-18, give your sweetheart the unique present of a kiss from a sea lion.
Volunteers from Western Niagara County gather in Niagara Falls for dinner, workshop to help launch 2018 Appeal for Catholic Charities
Thu, Feb 1st 2018 08:25 pm
About 50 parish volunteers, clergy, lay leaders and Catholic Charities' staff attended a volunteer training workshop following dinner Wednesday to help kick off the 2018 Appeal for Catholic Charities in western Niagara County.
'Sweet Charity' offers evening of food & fun to benefit Food Bank of WNY
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 02:10 pm
The 12th annual "Sweet Charity," to benefit the Food Bank of WNY, will offer guests the opportunity to enjoy food and drink selections from a variety of Western New York establishments all under one roof.
Cub Scout Pack 855 focused on recycling
Sat, Jan 20th 2018 07:00 am
Reduce, reuse, recycle is a common mantra for environmentally minded people. Lewiston's Cub Scout Pack 855 recently learned it will conserve resources, protect the environment and save money if Scouts can make the mantra a habit.
2018 Appeal for Catholic Charities is underway; goal is again set at $11 million
Wed, Jan 10th 2018 04:45 pm
The 2018 Appeal for Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Buffalo is underway. The Most Rev. Richard J. Malone, bishop of Buffalo, was joined by Catholic Charities of Buffalo officials and volunteer leaders Wednesday at the organization's new Women, Infants and Children (WIC) site on Harlem Road to launch the 94th annual campaign.
Mini-doc on club advised by Niagara University grad airs during CNN's 'New Year's Eve Live'
Tue, Jan 9th 2018 10:55 am
Amid the conical hats, demands for hot tea and general hullabaloo of New Year's Eve was a mini-documentary about a new program that launched last fall at a high school in Boca Raton, Florida. Produced by MassMutual, the three-minute piece spotlighted We Dine Together, a lunch club started by four teenagers that endeavors to combat social isolation.
DiMino Tops Lewiston awards coloring contest winners
Tue, Jan 9th 2018 10:50 am
Prior to Christmas, DiMino Tops Lewiston partnered with Niagara Frontier Publications to sponsor the annual holiday coloring contest. The supermarket displayed each child entrant's work in the foyer and then donated gifts to the winning posters.
Greater Niagara FCU brings Christmas to Child Advocacy Center of Niagara families
Thu, Jan 4th 2018 05:30 pm
It's no secret Niagara County residents are very generous. This Christmas, families served by the Child Advocacy Center of Niagara learned just how generous Niagarans can be.
PHOTOS: New Year's Day on ice
Tue, Jan 2nd 2018 07:35 pm
The Neptune Water Ski Club held their annual New Year's Day event in the Niagara River at Lewiston. They had to break ice out of the boat launch to get the ski boat in the water, and then had to ski around the ice flows in the river.
Serving those who served: Jastrzemski announces satellite veterans service agency sites in 2018
Fri, Dec 22nd 2017 03:10 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski has made "bring government services to the people paying for them" an unofficial motto of his office in the two years since he was first sworn in.
USW, Women of Steel, Falls workers collect items for victims of domestic abuse
Mon, Dec 18th 2017 05:20 pm
Mountains of pillows and a roomful of toiletries greeted Passage House Domestic Violence Services staff when they arrived at the City of Niagara Falls Department of Public Works on Monday afternoon. For the past six weeks, United Steelworkers Local No. 9434 and Women of Steel have collected shampoo, toothpaste, deodorant, body wash, combs, pillows and sheets for the Family & Children's Service of Niagara program. Most items were purchased and donated, while others were handmade and personally delivered.
Enter NFP's holiday coloring contests
Mon, Dec 11th 2017 03:20 pm
Niagara Frontier Publications once again invites children to participate in its annual holiday coloring contests.
From turkeys to red-nosed reindeers, stockings will be filled with holiday programming this year
Tue, Nov 21st 2017 09:05 pm
An abundance of holiday-themed TV shows, specials and movies will be offered over the next few weeks. Some of the highlights include:
Greater Niagara Ballet Co. hosts two 'Nutcracker' fundraisers
Fri, Nov 17th 2017 07:30 pm
The Greater Niagara Ballet Company will host two fundraisers to help offset the cost of the upcoming family production "The Nutcracker."
3rd annual 'Art Off the Wall' fundraiser to benefit Carnegie Art Center
Mon, Nov 6th 2017 11:00 am
The third annual "Art Off the Wall" exhibition and fundraiser to benefit the Carnegie Art Center in North Tonawanda Friday, Dec. 1. The event will give visitors a unique opportunity to purchase original 5-inch-by-7-inch artwork generously donated by local artists supporting the Carnegie Art Center. All items are priced at $20.
GNBC's 50th family-fun 'Nutcracker' comes to life
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 03:25 pm
Some of the Greater Niagara Ballet Company cast members, artistic director Beverley Feder and Assistant Director Julie Traver recently took advantage of some beautiful weather to take a photo for the upcoming 50th anniversary production of "The Nutcracker."
Niagara Hospice holds Light-a-Life celebration
Wed, Nov 1st 2017 08:10 am
Niagara Hospice will hold its annual Light-a-Life Memorial Tree Lighting celebration from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, under the Dominic Lariccia Family Pavilion behind Niagara Hospice House, 4675 Sunset Drive. Lockport.
Edmund Fitzgerald tribute returns
Tue, Oct 17th 2017 09:10 pm
On Saturday, Nov. 4, The Lewiston Council on the Arts will present "A Tribute to the Edmund Fitzgerald" at Water Street Landing, 115 S. Water St., Lewiston. This multisensory, multimedia tribute will be hosted by artist and Edmund Fitzgerald enthusiast Thomas Paul Asklar, who will commemorate the 42nd anniversary of the disaster.
Niagara County funding assists Youngstown Arts and Music Festival
Sat, Oct 14th 2017 07:00 am
The Youngstown Business and Professional Association is the recipient of a $500 check presented this week from First District Niagara County Legislator Clyde Burmaster. The funding from the county legislature assisted YBPA with the fourth annual Youngstown Arts and Music Festival, held Oct. 7 at Falkner Park.
Made in Lewiston: 'After the Sun Fell' screens at BIFF
Mon, Oct 9th 2017 12:20 pm
Multicom Entertainment Group and Choice Studios Group/Choice Films & Theatricals brought "After the Sun Fell" to the 11th annual Buffalo International Film Festival for a special screening Sunday inside the North Park Theatre.
Buffalo-area Tim Hortons unveils new handcrafted espresso menu
Fri, Oct 6th 2017 06:35 pm
Tim Hortons U.S. restaurants are unveiling a new lineup of premium, handcrafted espresso beverages, including lattes, Americanos and cappuccinos - each available hot or iced. The lineup features new lattes, which pair rich espresso with freshly steamed milk, and come in flavors such as caramel, vanilla, mocha and pumpkin spice.
Play ball: Niagara University bringing baseball back to Niagara Falls
Mon, Oct 2nd 2017 05:40 pm
The Niagara Power collegiate baseball team entertained kids, families and fans at Sal Maglie Stadium from 2007 to 2015. After two whole summers removed from the New York Collegiate Baseball League, the Power have come back home to Niagara Falls. On Monday afternoon, representatives from Niagara University and the Niagara Power came together to announce the return of the Power.
A lighter 'Blacklist' in store for fans this season
Thu, Sep 28th 2017 04:25 pm
After last season's "holy crap!" of a finale, "The Blacklist" returned Wednesday with a lighter, funnier episode.
'After the Sun Fell': Feature film made in Lewiston to get special BIFF screening
Sat, Sep 16th 2017 10:00 am
"The Morning Sun" will rise once again in Western New York.
YBPA meets, talks music & arts fest
Thu, Sep 14th 2017 07:30 pm
The Youngstown Business and Professional Association's fall meeting took place Tuesday at the Youngstown Yacht Club (a member business).
PHOTOS, VIDEOS: Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston
Sun, Aug 27th 2017 12:00 am
The 16th annual celebration of jazz in the Village of Lewiston - now known as the Northwest Jazz Festival, Lewiston, NY presented by Northwest Bank - kicked off Friday with lines of people piled up and down Center Street. Music rang out across a half-dozen stages, and crowds flocked to a plethora of local food vendors.
Miss New York Gabrielle Walter offers encouragement, advice to Peach Queen contestants
Thu, Aug 10th 2017 02:05 pm
2018 Miss New York Gabrielle Walter was the guest speaker at the annual Peach Queen dinner on Wednesday. The Clarence native encouraged 12 attending contestants to live with purpose, give back to others, and rely on their families when times get tough.
'Battle of the Businesses' at annual OUN bartending event
Wed, Aug 9th 2017 10:15 am
The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q. is hosting Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara's annual "Celebrity Bartending" event - this year dubbed "Battle of the Businesses" - from 5:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17. The event will benefit the more than 600 individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities whom the agency supports.
A monumental tribute: Youngstown sculptor to create Pfc. Charles N. DeGlopper statue
Sat, Aug 5th 2017 07:00 am
Youngstown sculptor Susan Geissler has received a new commission of great significance for Grand Island. She has been chosen to create the statue of Medal of Honor recipient Pfc. Charles N. DeGlopper, a World War II hero from Grand Island.
VIDEO, PHOTOS: 'Beat Blossom' blooms at Artpark
Mon, Jul 31st 2017 06:55 pm
Internationally renowned percussionist Cyro Baptista collaborated with Buffalo-based sculptor Shasti O'Leary Soudant and students from the University at Buffalo to create a colorful, interactive work called "Beat Blossom." Both were on hand to officially debut the sound-generating instrument on Sunday at Artpark in Lewiston. A dedication ceremony and concert took place inside the Percussion Garden.
Community celebrates 51 years of Lewiston Art Festival
Mon, Jul 31st 2017 07:00 am
Lewiston owes its reputation for being a thriving arts community to the annual Lewiston Art Festival. Sponsored by Lewiston Council on the Arts and now in its 51st year, the festival has been named top cultural destination/summer festival showcase event by a handful of national publications.
Wegmans, Instacart to expand same-day grocery delivery to Western & Central New York
Wed, Jul 26th 2017 08:15 am
Instacart, the technology-driven, nationwide on-demand grocery delivery service, and Wegmans Food Markets will expand same-day grocery delivery service to Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse in August. The service allows Wegmans customers to complete their grocery shopping online, and have their orders delivered to their doors in as little as an hour.
Harbor seal pup born at Aquarium of Niagara
Mon, Jul 17th 2017 03:40 pm
For the first time in 30 years, a new harbor seal pup has been born at the Aquarium of Niagara.
Historic First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston celebrates 200 years of helping others
Sat, Jul 15th 2017 09:00 am
On Center Street in Lewiston, historic buildings and figures can be seen from left to right. One of the most historic buildings, though, can be found by turning down South Fifth Street and heading to 505 Cayuga St.

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