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Sanborn Historical Society to present Victorian-inspired tea and luncheon
Fri, May 5th 2017 05:05 pm
The Sanborn Historical Society will present its first Victorian tea and luncheon from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at the Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum, 2660 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
Town of Grand Island: Sign installed at Staley Road-GI Boulevard roundabout
Fri, May 5th 2017 05:00 pm
Town Supervisor Nathan McMurray said Grand Island Boulevard is "all coming together" as he and the town's Highway Department unveiled a new temporary sign in the roundabout at Staley Road and Grand Island Boulevard.
Debate over Krueger Road sidewalk continues
Fri, May 5th 2017 04:50 pm
Krueger Road residents Deborah Fadel and Kelly Dueger urged the Wheatfield Town Board members to take action toward installing more walking space along Krueger Road.
Music Mania Mondays returning to Town of Niagara
Fri, May 5th 2017 04:45 pm
Town of Niagara Supervisor Lee Wallace recently announced the 2017 concert schedule for the Music Mania Mondays events.
Artpark: More than meets the eye
Mon, May 1st 2017 02:55 pm
Summer is approaching quickly in Western New York and, with it, a new season of music, art and entertainment.
Town of Lewiston: NYPA rebate is coming by mail
Sat, Apr 29th 2017 09:05 am
Good news for Lewiston's residential electrical users: Those long-awaited New York Power Authority hydropower rebates will soon be coming in the mail.
Silo staffers upbeat as they prepare for another busy summer in Lewiston
Sat, Apr 29th 2017 09:00 am
When you crank out 2,000 orders a day, all summer long, season after season - as The Silo Restaurant does - you're bound to make a few fans.
Ellicott Development wasting no time in demolishing properties at future plaza site
Sat, Apr 29th 2017 09:00 am
Two of the three buildings on the Center Street side of Ellicott Development's 4.1-acre parcel were torn down Wednesday, as the Buffalo property management firm prepares to build a mixed-use plaza in Lewiston.
IJC responds to Lake Ontario flooding
Sat, Apr 29th 2017 07:00 am
The International Joint Commission's Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board, which regulates the outflows from Lake Ontario under Plan 2014 as required in a 2016 Supplementary Order by the IJC, issued the following on April 25 with respect to the high water conditions affecting Lake Ontario, particularly on the southern shores of the lake in New York:
Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce Awards Gala photo gallery
Sat, Apr 29th 2017 12:15 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce honored businesses and individuals at its annual Chamber Awards Gala on Friday at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Volunteers to take on Liberty Drive Cleanup tradition
Fri, Apr 28th 2017 03:45 pm
On Saturday morning, volunteers from Cub Scout Pack 833 (out of Adams Fire Co.) and Town of Wheatfield officials will take part in the Liberty Drive Cleanup, a tradition going on its 26th year.
Big second inning pushes Niagara Falls past North Tonawanda
Fri, Apr 28th 2017 12:10 pm
One day after being shutout, the Niagara Falls Wolverines offense came back to life.
High school baseball: Big first inning pushes Lancers past Vikings
Wed, Apr 26th 2017 11:30 pm
On one of the warmest days of the spring, the Lewiston-Porter bats were even hotter.
Meet The Widow: Emily Beecham goes 'Into the Badlands' to build killer character
Wed, Apr 26th 2017 10:10 pm
Formerly known as Minerva, Emily Beecham's character earned this name following the death of her abusive husband - we're told at her hands. In the wake of her "loss," The Widow has recruited and mothered a group of "butterflies," trained female assassins every part as deadly as the clippers.
You can't handle the truth: Why fake news is a real problem
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 08:00 am
To some, that probably comes as no surprise. Frighteningly however, scores of blurry-eyed information seekers, faces lit blue from computer and cell phone screens, share and believe stories like these on social media everyday. Not just the stereotypical tin-foil hat wearing doomsday preppers that appear on that show, Doomsday Preppers. Even bright, honest, salt of the earth types can be duped. And there are very good reasons why...
KRUGSPEED Racing: A team profile
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
With the Pirelli World Challenge Touring Car Championship quickly approaching, driver Dennis Hanratty Jr. has been, no so patiently, waiting to get back behind the wheel.
Boston Marathon bombing survivor runs again
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
On April 15, 2013, two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The bombs were 12 seconds and 210 yards away.
Working up a sweat can be a challenge for busy Niagara U students, but it comes with benefits
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
A student's life is often filled with late-night cram sessions and early-morning classes, but many Niagara University students make sure they fit workouts in during their busy class schedules.
One-month summer body
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
What comes to mind when you hear "summer body"? Most people think of a sleek, toned, healthy human being, be it male or female. It's natural to want this kind of body, not only because it is found attractive to be physically fit in modern day American culture, but also because it is healthy. Being physically fit not only increases health benefits, it also increases mood and confidence as well.
NU students experience a Florida Keys field adventure
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
Those who explore the ocean to any extent are treasure hunters. The creatures that inhabit the ocean are available to those who truly look for them.
Buffalo Sabres offseason full of uncertainties - and the fans aren't happy
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
The NHL playoffs are in full swing. One team that isn't in these playoffs for the sixth consecutive season have many difficult decisions to make. Tim Murray, General Manager of the Buffalo Sabres, has some mistakes to answer for. He recently signed a large contract extension in hopes of delivering at least a playoff appearance for the 2016-17 season, that didn't happen. The
Walk-off while traveling through Boston
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
The sound off the bat at Fenway Park was a loud crack, maybe made louder from the chill of an April Boston evening
What does it take to win National Lacrosse League championship?
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
What the fastest game on two feet? Box lacrosse has really grown through the years.
College dorm room organization 101
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
Lisa, a college sophomore, said, "I was so unsure what to get, so I thought I needed everything and, by the end of the year, I realized I had so much unnecessary things."
From 'Serial' to 'Up and Vanished': The trend of podcasting detectives
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
It all started with an intriguing piano intro, overlaid with the sound of a female automated voice saying, "This is a Global-Tel link prepaid call from Adnan Syed, an inmate at a Maryland Correctional facility..."
The case for '13 Reasons Why'
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
Hannah Baker is smart, pretty and wholesome. She is beautifully sarcastic and fierce in all that she does. Loved by both of her parents and wanting to follow them in their old school romantic ways, she is your average high school student attempting to find herself amongst her peers.
'90s fashion makes a comeback
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
2017 fashion has gone back in time bringing back the 80's and 90's trends that everyone has always seemed to love. Not only are mom jeans and graphic band tees making an appearance, thrift shopping has become a larger fad that many people have taken advantage of; buying and donating clothes equally.
De Dee's Dairy will begin serving food
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
Customers think the hardest part is deciding between Superhero, Peanut Butter Cup, Chocolate Chip and 47 other flavors. But if they have never been to De Dee's Dairy before, the trip usually ends in the words, "This is a small? It's huge!"
'Sesame Street's' new playmate, Julia, long-overdue, but greatly welcomed
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
A young child around the age of 5 is out playing on the playground; parents as usual swarm around keeping a tight eye on their children. A fire truck comes by with loud sirens; all the kids are interested and run to the edge of the playground to see the trucks drive by. All of the kids except for one; this kid is screaming and covering his ears.
With Uber coming to upstate New York, citizens question whether or not they have what it takes to become a driver
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
With the recent passage of ride-hailing apps in upstate New York, Uber will potentially employ upstate citizens looking to make some extra cash. In the state of New York, Uber is only currently operating in New York City while other large cities in the state continue to rely on the taxi industry to transport individuals.
Defying the odds: Relationship advice from successful couples
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
Marriage is a sacred unity between two people. A promise, a bond, and perhaps one of the world's leading goals.
Village of Lewiston Board to vote on budget on Wednesday
Sat, Apr 22nd 2017 09:00 am
No residents spoke at a public hearing on Monday, trustees offered words of praise to Deputy Treasurer Edward Walker and, now, the Village of Lewiston Board is ready to accept the financial plan for fiscal year 2017-18.
YBPA installs new officers, discusses plans for 2017
Sat, Apr 22nd 2017 09:00 am
The Youngstown Business and Professional Association updated its membership for 2017 with a new slate of officers announced, new faces introduced and planning discussions of events for the months ahead.
Chamber Awards Gala: Chairman's Award, River Region Partnership Award honorees announced
Sat, Apr 22nd 2017 09:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will honor businesses and individuals at its annual Chamber Awards Gala on Friday, April 28, at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Earth Day and conservation
Sat, Apr 22nd 2017 07:00 am
Earth Day, April 22, is meant to be a day to spread awareness. According to the Old Farmer's Almanac, the most common way to spend Earth Day is to plant trees. Spreading awareness and being active are the main goals of Earth day since the very beginning.
#LiveNF celebrates volunteerism
Fri, Apr 21st 2017 04:10 pm
They come from all walks of life - all with an interest in helping the community.
NACC 'Beyond the Barrel Art Exhibition' uses Niagara Falls as inspiration
Fri, Apr 21st 2017 04:00 pm
The Niagara Arts and Cultural Center's 13th annual "Beyond the Barrel Art Exhibition" will showcase the theme "NF125" in celebration of the 125th birthday of the City of Niagara Falls.
Grand Island Board of Education passes $62 million budget
Fri, Apr 21st 2017 03:20 pm
The Grand Island Board of Education approved a 2017-18 school budget of $62,639,021.
John's Pizza & Subs celebrating 35 years
Fri, Apr 21st 2017 03:15 pm
Best friends since second grade, Gene Mongan and Kurt Raepple still enjoy coming to work every day at the business they started when the were barely out of high school.
Relay For Life Island of Hope: Mark Gorton: Hope is alive
Fri, Apr 21st 2017 03:10 pm
Honorary Relay For Life survivor Mark Gorton, 43, enjoys playing the role of pirate, which is this year's theme for the June 9 event at Veterans Park.
 

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