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Village Board recognizes Dan Buttery
Wed, Jun 21st 2023 06:05 pm
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees recognized Dan Buttery ahead of Tuesday's municipal meeting. The Black Lab Metal Fab artist was presented a certificate of appreciation for his work in creating, crafting and installing the new "Lewiston Landing" sign on North Water Street.
Grace Potter added to Artpark Amphitheater concert schedule
Wed, Jun 21st 2023 11:15 am
Grace Potter will perform at the Artpark Amphitheater at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9.
Tops Markets launches Children's Miracle Network campaign
Wed, Jun 21st 2023 09:45 am
Tops Friendly Markets has begun its annual campaign for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH). The initiative is officially underway at all participating Tops Friendly Markets locations and will run through Sunday, July 2.
NCCC president announces retirement
Wed, Jun 21st 2023 09:35 am
Niagara County Community College President William Murabito announced his intent to retire next year at the college's board of trustees meeting Tuesday. Dr. Murabito, who became the institution's seventh president in 2019 after having served in an interim role for two years, will retire on June 30, 2024.
Attorney General James applauds passage of legislation to protect New Yorkers from deed theft
Wed, Jun 21st 2023 09:00 am
New York Attorney General Letitia James applauded the State Legislature for passing legislation, sponsored by State Sen. Brian Kavanagh and Assembly member Helene Weinstein, that, her team said, "will reform the state's civil laws to provide more tools to prevent deed theft and help New Yorkers stay in their homes. The bill, drafted jointly with Attorney General James, is part of ongoing efforts to combat deed theft and keep New Yorkers in their homes."
Lewiston business owners provide 'sandwich board' suggestions; Village Board to use input in creating new law
Wed, Jun 21st 2023 08:55 am
The Village of Lewiston is one step closer to adopting a new "sandwich boards" sign law following a productive, one-hour meeting with business owners at Tuesday's monthly meeting.
Stephen Development announces grand-opening of 205-room Buffalo Airport Hotel
Tue, Jun 20th 2023 05:25 pm
Stephen Hospitality LLC, a subsidiary of Clarence-based Stephen Development LLC, announced the grand-opening of its new flagship hotel property, the Buffalo Airport Hotel, formally a Holiday Inn, located at the corner of Holtz Road and Genesee Street.
Niagara Junior Purple Eagles Gary Hill Memorial Scholarship recipients
Tue, Jun 20th 2023 02:50 pm
The Niagara Junior Purple Eagles Gary Hill Memorial Scholarship team has announced the 2023 award recipients:
Memorial adds to surgical team
Tue, Jun 20th 2023 02:50 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced the appointment of local surgeons Dr. Robert Hodge, M.D, and Dr. Jeffrey Schratz, M.D., to its surgical team, effective July 1.
AAA announces group trips for Buffalo Bills away games
Tue, Jun 20th 2023 01:40 pm
AAA Western and Central New York is offering two more group tours for Buffalo Bills fans to see their favorite team on the road this coming season. The first trip will be for the Bills' season-opening game at the New York Jets from Sept. 10-12. The second trip will be for the Bills' game at the Washington Commanders from Sept. 23-25.
Village of Youngstown announces Falkner Park concert schedule
Tue, Jun 20th 2023 01:40 pm
The Village of Youngstown has announced the Falkner Park concert schedule. Events take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fridays, rain or shine.
Niagara County Youth Bureau offers summer food service program
Tue, Jun 20th 2023 01:40 pm
The Niagara County Youth Bureau is sponsoring the summer food service program (SFSP) again in 2023, and is pleased to announce the open program site locations.
Bear's Den Showroom to welcome 54•40
Tue, Jun 20th 2023 01:40 pm
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino is doubling up on the entertainment excitement with a pair of two-night performances at The Bear's Den Showroom in September.
ICYMI: New law to protect consumers from potential gift card scams goes into effect
Tue, Jun 20th 2023 01:15 pm
New York Secretary of State Robert J. Rodriguez reminded businesses that a new law to protect consumers from potential gift card scams goes into effect today. All businesses selling gift cards are now required to display a notice at or near where any gift card or gift certificate is displayed or sold to caution consumers about gift card fraud.
Fallsview to welcome Tom Cochrane, The Commodores
Tue, Jun 20th 2023 01:15 pm
Some of the greatest rock and rhythm and blues artists of our time will be gracing the stages at Fallsview Casino with Tom Cochrane on Sept. 30, and The Commodores on Oct. 19.
Sal Maglie mural check presentation at DeFazio's Stadium Grill
Tue, Jun 20th 2023 01:15 pm
Ron DeFazio, owner of "DeFazio's Stadium Grill" at 1234 Hyde Park Blvd., Niagara Falls, received a check on Monday from the Rich Entertainment Group and Bisons Baseball, committed to the completion of the Sal Maglie mural painted on the side of the establishment.
'Big R': Reschedule 'Labor Night' & autographs at raceway
Tue, Jun 20th 2023 01:15 pm
Heavy and persistent rains at the conclusion of the warmup session forced Ransomville Speedway management to make the decision to cancel the June 16 racing program.
Higgins: $100,000 in federal funding for Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor commission
Tue, Jun 20th 2023 12:50 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor commission was awarded $100,000 in federal funding through the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).
Wheatfield Business Association awards scholarships
Tue, Jun 20th 2023 12:45 pm
The Wheatfield Business Association awarded three $500 scholarships at its May 16 meeting.
Ozempic, anti-obesity drugs usher in 'important moment' for field of weight management, UB expert says
Tue, Jun 20th 2023 12:45 pm
Ozempic, berberine and Wegovy are all the rage. Jenny Craig closed in May after four decades in business. Weight Watchers (now WW), meanwhile, recently purchased the telehealth and weight loss platform Sequence.
Niagara County: Free brown bag medication checkup
Tue, Jun 20th 2023 12:45 pm
The Council for Older Adults (COA) in Niagara County, in collaboration with D'Youville School of Pharmacy, invites all Niagara County residents to attend a free brown bag medication checkup event from 6-8 p.m. Monday, July 31, at Shawnee Volunteer Fire Co., 3747 Lockport Road, Sanborn.
Erie County funds air filtration units for licensed day care centers, school-age child care programs, K-12 school health offices
Tue, Jun 20th 2023 12:25 pm
The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) has purchased and coordinated delivery of about 1,700 air filtration units for licensed day care centers, school-age child care programs and K-12 school health offices and isolation rooms.
Monday shooting in Niagara Falls
Tue, Jun 20th 2023 12:25 pm
At approximately 11:13 a.m. Monday morning, Niagara Falls Police responded to the 2000 block of 18th Street for a report of a person who had been shot.
Hochul announces city street enhancements as part of Kensington Expressway project in Buffalo
Tue, Jun 20th 2023 11:00 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that, as part of the Kensington Expressway project, the New York State Department of Transportation, in coordination with the Federal Highway Administration, is planning to make improvements to approximately nine miles of local street whiles enhancing accommodations for pedestrians in the immediate vicinity of the project.
St. Joe's students finish strong at state race
Tue, Jun 20th 2023 09:40 am
The St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute's sailing team raced to a second-place finish at the New York State High School Championship races, hosted by the Chautauqua Lake Community Sailing Foundation at the Chautauqua Lake Sailing Club, on May 21.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center to host 3-D mammography screening
Tue, Jun 20th 2023 08:00 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's P3 Center will host a public 3-D mammography screening through Windsong Radiology Group's Mobile Mammography Van on June 20, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Golisano Center parking lot, 533 10th St, Niagara Falls.
Lewiston GardenFest in photos
Mon, Jun 19th 2023 10:00 am
The Lewiston Garden Club hosted its annual GardenFest over the weekend, welcoming plant and gardening enthusiasts from across Western New York for two days of displays, tips, talks and seasonal surprises.
Youngstown's annual Beginning of Summer Street Dance returns Thursday
Mon, Jun 19th 2023 07:05 am
With the 13th annual Beginning of Summer Street Dance just days away, its planning was among the many topics covered at Tuesday's spring members meeting of the Youngstown Business and Professional Association at the Youngstown Yacht Club. Discussions included updates on musket use at Old Fort Niagara; tributes to long-time Youngstown businesses; a new village audio project being promoted by Niagara County Legislator Irene Myers; and July's Porter on the Lake Summerfest.
On the fast track: Lawnmower race returns to West River
Mon, Jun 19th 2023 07:00 am
The Father's Day Lawnmower race is once again coming to the West River bike trail from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 18.
NYS: 'Free Fishing Weekend' June 24-25
Mon, Jun 19th 2023 06:55 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul encouraged New Yorkers to take advantage of the year's second "Free Fishing Weekend," on June 24-25, when New York state waives the requirement for a freshwater fishing license.
PHOTOS: Artpark & Company honors Indigenous culture at Strawberry Moon Festival
Sun, Jun 18th 2023 02:40 pm
Artpark & Company honored this nation's first settlers on Saturday as part of its annual Strawberry Moon Festival. Programming at the Lewiston state park was designed to encourage unity across all communities, while spotlighting the significant contributions the Native American people have made to the River Region.
Townie Football Shop debuts in Lewiston
Sat, Jun 17th 2023 11:35 am
Research and Design has opened a second retail store in the Village of Lewiston. Townie Football Shop debuted on Saturday - just in time for GardenFest weekend - at 549 Center St. (the former Country Doctor location).
Grand Island couple to celebrate 70 years
Sat, Jun 17th 2023 07:00 am
On June 20, 1953, Edward Rayhill and Joanne Decot were married at St. Benedict's R.C. Church in Eggertsville. In 1959, the couple moved to Grand Island, where they raised their four children while Dr. Rayhill built a medical practice with doctors Miller and Sheehan.
Grand Island Little League raises money for Ride for Roswell
Sat, Jun 17th 2023 07:00 am
Air quality on June 7 and 8 was so unhealthy, as a result of the winds that brought in smoke from wildfires in Canada, that Grand Island NY Baseball & Softball (little league) canceled all games.
Artists in tandem: Patty & Michael Cancilla are work, life partners
Sat, Jun 17th 2023 07:00 am
Patty and Michael Cancilla of Grand Island share paths in work and life.
Election 2023: Dan Kilmer announces candidacy for Grand Island Town Board
Sat, Jun 17th 2023 07:00 am
Grand Island is a fantastic place to live, and I feel fortunate to be here next to the mighty Niagara River. I am married to Michele (Floro) Kilmer, who's lived on the Island for 24 years, I have four children from a previous marriage, and Michele has two children. We are also proud owners of two dogs: Bravo and Phoebe.
Welcome to Lewiston ... 'Lewiston Landing'
Fri, Jun 16th 2023 08:35 pm
The Upward Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday for Dan Buttery, in celebration of the new "Lewiston Landing" sign he crafted and installed on North Water Street.
Following boating accident in Lockport, Hochul to propose legislation providing State Parks with oversight authority
Fri, Jun 16th 2023 08:20 pm
On June 12, a tour boat in the privately run commercial Lockport Caves capsized, killing one passenger and injuring several others. Following this tragic boating accident, Gov. Kathy Hochul will propose legislation granting the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation regulatory authority over commercial tourism boats operating in caves to prevent future tragedies.
Peacock releases first-look images for 3-part event 'The Continental: From the World of John Wick'
Fri, Jun 16th 2023 02:05 pm
1970s New York - where it all began. "The Continental: From the World of John Wick" - a three-part event, with check-in beginning in September 2023, only on Peacock.
ESW: Major updates to 'Friday Night Heat'
Fri, Jun 16th 2023 01:45 pm
There are several updates regarding the next Empire State Wrestling event, "Friday Night Heat," on June 23 at the Frontier Firehall (2176 Liberty Drive, Niagara Falls). Several new matches were added to "Friday Night Heat," a nonperishable food drive will be held, and a major change will be made to a previously announced match.
 

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