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Conway climbing ladder in Navy
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 03:30 pm
U.S. Navy Lt. Carlee Conway has successfully completed the demanding strike fighter training conducted at Naval Air Station in Lemoore, California. The wing flies the F/A-18E/F Super Hornets, which are the same jet platform seen in the recent "Top Gun: Maverick" movie.
Hochul: $10 million commercial and industrial accelerated efficiency program to reduce fossil fuel consumption
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 01:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the $10 million commercial and industrial accelerated efficiency program. This program assists large energy-intensive entities in their efforts to reduce on-site consumption of fossil fuels through energy efficiency and electrification actions. This program will provide up to $5 million per project that is proposed to be completed and operational by 2025.
O'Hara summer camps offered
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 01:50 pm
Openings still exist at Cardinal O'Hara High School's new summer camps for students from fourth through eighth grades. Summer academy, a mix of science, arts, sports and fun, will take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 31 to Aug. 4.
West Street Elementary thanks Hoover's Dairy for ice cream awards
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 01:50 pm
Here's the "scoop": West Street School in Sanborn would like to give a big thank you to Hoover's Dairy.
Election 2023: Bill Burg running for Lewiston Town Council
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 01:50 pm
I am William "Bill" Burg, a longtime family resident of our town and a passionate advocate in the power of community. With over two decades of experience in community volunteering and a deep understanding of our town's unique challenges, I am dedicated to serving you, my neighbors, as we work together to create a prosperous and inclusive town.
Sunday motor vehicle accident in Wheatfield
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 12:40 pm
On June 11 at 01:42 a.m., the Niagara County Sheriff's Office Communications Division received a 9-1-1 call reporting a motor vehicle accident on Plaza Drive, in the Town of Wheatfield. Initial responding deputies observed a vehicle, which had struck an apartment complex located at 6855 Plaza Drive.
Heastie, Glick, Farm Bureau don't see eye-to-eye on state pesticide ban
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 12:25 pm
On Friday, New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Environmental Conservation Chair Deborah J. Glick announced the Assembly passed an updated version of the Birds and Bees Protection Act, which restricts the use of neonicotinoid pesticides (A.7640, Glick).
A Boogie Wit da Hoodie show set for Outer Harbor on Aug. 4
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 12:20 pm
The Rich Entertainment Group (REG) and Buffalo Waterfront Management Group (BWMG), together with Platinum Entertainment Group, announce A Boogie Wit da Hoodie will perform at the Outer Harbor on Friday, Aug. 4.
Niagara County to host Windsong Mobile Mammography in Ransomville
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 12:20 pm
Niagara County Legislator Irene Myers announced Windsong Mobile Mammography will be hosting an event at the Ransomville Fire Hall on Monday, June 19, to conduct breast cancer screening. Appointments must be scheduled with Windsong prior to the event.
M&T Bank's 'Plaza Event Series' returns, bringing more live music to downtown Buffalo
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 12:20 pm
M&T Bank announced the "Plaza Event Series" will return for its 54th season, once again bringing live music and adding to the vibrancy of downtown Buffalo. From June 13 through Aug. 17, M&T invites the community to join it outside the headquarters at One M&T Plaza for free lunchtime concerts from noon to 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Buffalo man sentenced for killing his girlfriend
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 12:20 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 29-year-old Andre C. Whigham, also known as "Dro," of Buffalo, was sentenced this morning before Erie County Court Judge James Bargnesi to 25 years in prison.
'Big R': Ron Martin Summer Nationals to take place Aug. 22
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 10:10 am
In honor of Ron Martin and his dedication to Ransomville Speedway, the Summer Nationals has been officially renamed to the Ron Martin Summer Nationals. The 38th edition of this event for the Big Block Modified Super DIRTcar Series will take place Tuesday, Aug. 22, with Wednesday, Aug. 23, being utilized as a rain date, if needed.
AHA: Hundreds of Western New Yorkers prepared and empowered to perform CPR
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 10:10 am
Western New Yorkers are working to change the statistics around CPR. Seven in 10 people in America say they feel powerless to act in the face of a cardiac emergency.
UB scientists awarded $1.5 million for hemophilia treatment
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 10:05 am
University at Buffalo researcher Sathy Balu-Iyer has been awarded a three-year, $1.5 million grant to continue his work on enabling a patient's immune system to accept treatment for hemophilia.
Alzheimer's advocates will rally in Buffalo on June 17 to demand access to FDA-approved treatments
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 10:05 am
Advocates from across New York will come together in Buffalo on Saturday, June 17, to demand a reversal of the decision to deny people living with Alzheimer's full, barrier-free access to FDA-approved drugs.
Seneca Nation to host World Indigenous Suicide Prevention Charitable Golf Tournament
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 09:05 am
The Seneca Nation is hosting a two-day event of fun and camaraderie to support an important cause. Funds from the World Indigenous Suicide Prevention Charitable Golf Tournament, on Aug. 7-8 at Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course in Lewiston and Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls, will support the fourth World Indigenous Suicide Prevention Conference. The Seneca Nation will host the conference in July 2024, marking the first time it will be held in the U.S.
Celebrate summer at Lewiston GardenFest
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 09:05 am
Lewiston GardenFest, presented by the Lewiston Garden Club, is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 17, and Sunday, June 18, along Center Street. The festival includes approximately 70 vendors selling flowers, plants and handcrafted garden art essentials, along with a garden walk, speakers, a container garden contest, and more throughout the weekend.
10 Miles of smiles: Regionwide garage sale in photos
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 08:55 am
Despite rainy bookends to the 10 Mile Garage Sale weekend, the event drew crowds throughout the River Region looking for long-lost treasure and unique items customers can't find anywhere else - even online. Saturday was the highlight, with sizzling pop-up sales and happy patrons seen on myriad streets.
2023 Lewiston Kiwanis Club scholarship recipients
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 07:00 am
Congratulations to the Kiwanis Club of Lewiston Scholarship winners Amanda Huang, Arabella Ruest, Sarina Singh and Sarah Streb. The Lewiston Kiwanis Club awarded each recipient with a $1,000 scholarship.
Famous figures from the past to appear in Cold Spring Cemetery
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 07:00 am
Members of the public can get a glimpse into the lives and times of some of Lockport's most famous - but long-departed - residents on June 18, when the Niagara History Center presents another program of "Cemetery Tales" at Cold Springs Cemetery.
Obituary: Michael Anthony Casero
Sat, Jun 10th 2023 12:30 pm
Michael Anthony Casero, 43, of Niagara Falls, passed away unexpectedly on June 8, 2023.
Town Board: 'No mow' is a no-go
Sat, Jun 10th 2023 07:00 am
To mow or not to mow - that is the question.
KidBiz takes over Town Commons on June 17
Sat, Jun 10th 2023 07:00 am
As KidBiz celebrates its 25th year on Grand Island, a new crop of students will learn first-hand what it takes to run a business. And the community can show its support for these young entrepreneurs by checking out the products they will sell.
Relay For Life: Tom and Jody Fogarty's story, part II
Sat, Jun 10th 2023 07:00 am
Tom and Jody Fogarty said they had a great deal to process during their cancer experiences and after they had been declared cancer free.
GI Moose Lodge 180 to showcase NASCAR Cup Series racecar
Sat, Jun 10th 2023 07:00 am
Heads-up NASCAR fans: Later this month, you will have opportunity to check out one of the premier vehicles in the 2023 Cup Series, as Grand Island Moose Lodge 180 hosts driver Ross Chastain's No. 1 race car for public viewing.
Rotary Club of Grand Island sets 'Shred-It Day'
Sat, Jun 10th 2023 07:00 am
The Rotary Club of Grand Island will present its annual Shred-it! event behind KeyBank in the Tops Market plaza parking lot, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 17.
Lewiston Police Department investigating fatal MVA
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 08:30 pm
On Friday, Chief Frank Previte was patrolling in the area of Creek Road and Jeffersons Way when he observed a motor vehicle accident involving a car and a motorcycle. First aid was immediately started with the help of a nearby resident. The driver of the motorcycle, a Ransomville resident, was treated by Lewiston Fire Co. No. 1 and transported to ECMC.
10 Mile Garage Sale weekend is here!
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 07:40 pm
Who's excited for the 10 Mile Garage Sale!?!
MŌRIAH releases 'You Mean The World'
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 07:20 pm
Recording artist, actress and producer MŌRIAH releases "You Mean The World" today at digital and streaming outlets globally from The Fuel Music via The song is the second of several singles set to debut in the coming months from the multi-artist "A New Heaven And A New Earth" project that is slated to premiere winter 2023-24.
Hochul updates New Yorkers on air quality issues, provides guidance for weekend activities
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 07:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul updated New Yorkers on the ongoing statewide response to air quality issues caused by wildfires in eastern Canada. Forecasts show the New York City metropolitan area, Long Island and Western New York regions will be experiencing air quality that is unhealthy for sensitive groups, while Central New York, the Lower Hudson Valley, Upper Hudson Valley and Eastern Lake Ontario regions are experiencing moderate air quality.
Chris Davenport releases 'The King'
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 07:20 pm
Following the April release of the critically acclaimed single "Plead The Blood," Grammy- nominated songwriter Chris Davenport drops a new worship anthem today titled "The King." Both songs are featured on his upcoming solo album, "Time," slated for June 30 (Capitol CMG).
Jack Ampuja named Robert B. Wegman Endowed Director of Food Industry Innovation & Supply Chain Excellence in NU's Holzschuh College of Business Administration
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 07:20 pm
Jack Ampuja was named the Robert B. Wegman Endowed Director of Food Industry Innovation and Supply Chain Excellence in Niagara University's Holzschuh College of Business Administration, a new position established with a $1.5 million gift from Wegmans Family Foundation.
Castellani Art Museum celebrates its summer exhibitions with reception
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 07:20 pm
Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University (CAM) will celebrate its featured summer exhibitions, "Northward: Niagara River Views, Knowing Land, and Shaping Nature," with a reception from 4:30-7:30 p.m. June 15.
New roof completed at French Castle at Old Fort Niagara State Historic Site
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 07:20 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, along with Old Fort Niagara Association, on Friday revealed a new roof on the iconic French Castle, one of the oldest buildings on the Great Lakes.
Hochul announces public meetings for Kensington Expressway project
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 07:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the next step of the formal public engagement process for the Kensington Expressway project in east Buffalo, which will reunite two sides of the highway that were separated by the structure generations ago.
NYS inspector general releases annual report on gaming
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 07:20 pm
Today, NYS Inspector General Lucy Lang released the 2022 Annual Report on Gaming Commission Oversight, which details the office's continued efforts to promote transparency and accountability in New York state's gaming activities.
Niagara County DA announces murder conviction in Mariah Wilson case
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 07:20 pm
Niagara County District Attorney Brian D. Seaman announced a Niagara County jury convicted Atrel M. Hudson, age 29, of murder in the first degree, burglary in the second degree, and criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree, in the killing of 28-year-old Mariah Wilson in her Niagara Falls apartment on Sept. 4, 2020.
The CW Network to air global hit series 'The Chosen' for first time on US broadcast television
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 07:20 pm
The CW Network will be the U.S. broadcast home to the first three seasons of the global hit series "The Chosen," it was announced today by Brad Schwartz, president of entertainment, The CW Network.
US Attorney Ross hosts AGAC subcommittee meeting in Buffalo
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 02:55 pm
This week, U.S. Attorney Trini E. Ross, a member of Attorney General Merrick Garland's advisory committee (AGAC) and chair of the law enforcement coordination, victim assistance and community relations subcommittee (LEVC), hosted the LEVC meeting in the Western District of New York, which brought U.S. attorneys from across the country to the Buffalo area for two days.
Congress members Higgins & Langworthy call on EDA to select upstate New York as regional technology & innovation hub site
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 02:50 pm
Western New York Congress members Brian Higgins and Nick Langworthy are calling on the U.S. Economic Development Agency (EDA) to choose Western and Central New York as a national tech hub, a move they said would be a catalyst for business and job opportunity in the region.

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