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Niagara County Public Defender's Office relocates
Tue, Sep 21st 2021 06:40 pm
Niagara County Chief Public Defender Nicholas B. Robinson announced the relocation of the county's public defender's office is now complete. The new office location is 170 East Ave., Lockport. The office moved from 139 Niagara St., in the county Civil Defense building.
120 pop-up vax sites over 12 weeks part of state's #VaxtoSchool campaign to increase rates among younger New Yorkers
Tue, Sep 21st 2021 06:35 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced 120 new #VaxtoSchool pop-up vaccination sites will take place across New York over a 12-week-period as part of the #VaxtoSchool campaign to increase vaccination rates among younger New Yorkers.
UB to require COVID-19 vaccination to attend sporting and cultural events
Tue, Sep 21st 2021 06:35 pm
The University at Buffalo will require proof that spectators are vaccinated against COVID-19 to be allowed into football games at UB Stadium and men's and women's basketball games at Alumni Arena.
Ice rink returning to Village of Lewiston
Tue, Sep 21st 2021 10:30 am
The Lewiston Family Ice Rink will return to Academy Park this winter, just in time for the holidays.
Romany Malco & Christina Moses talk diversity, inclusion on 'A Million Little Things' set
Mon, Sep 20th 2021 04:20 pm
ABC's "A Million Little Things" made a mark in its first two seasons as the place for a dynamic mix of drama and comedy - not to mention some of the most intense episode-to-episode cliffhangers. Of course, when a show is built on the premise of a group of friends coming together to grieve a suicide among its ranks, you know it's not afraid to tackle tough talk.
Stars of NBC's 'Chicago' looking forward to paying off season finales
Mon, Sep 20th 2021 01:35 pm
Fans were cheated episodes, but certainly not intensity, last season on NBC's "Chicago P.D." and "Chicago Med."
Niagara County rescheduling career fair
Mon, Sep 20th 2021 12:45 pm
The Niagara County Department of Employment and Training's outdoor career fair - originally set for Wednesday, Sept. 22 at Oppenheim Park in Wheatfield - has been rescheduled to Sept. 29 due to the threat of inclement weather. More than 50 companies with open positions have signed up to take part in an event for those seeking employment.
Bills, Wegmans kick off 'Huddle for Hunger Week'
Mon, Sep 20th 2021 12:10 pm
As the Buffalo Bills and Wegmans kick off "Huddle For Hunger Week," Wegmans' customers can help fight hunger in Western New York with a "Buy a Meal, Give a Meal" promotion through Meals 2Go.
Higgins on extension of northern border shutdown: 'completely unnecessary & unexplained'
Mon, Sep 20th 2021 12:10 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, who serves as chair of the northern border caucus and the Canada-U.S. Interparliamentary group, released the following statement in response to the news the U.S. is extending border restrictions for Canadians through Oct. 21.
What is 'Lewiston Jeopardy!' fun-raises for HAL?
Mon, Sep 20th 2021 11:55 am
The newly remodeled Brickyard Brewing Company was the scene, Saturday night, for the return of "Lewiston Jeopardy!" - a beer and pizza fundraiser for the Historical Association of Lewiston. Fans filled the second-floor banquet room to watch four rounds of questions (plus the all-important final question) while also competing for raffle tickets and other prizes during the "commercials." This event - canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions limiting gatherings - raised more than $1,000 for HAL.
Standing Rock activist Chase Iron Eyes to speak at Niagara Falls Indigenous Peoples Day celebration
Mon, Sep 20th 2021 10:45 am
The Atlantis School For Gifted Youngsters will host Niagara Falls first Indigenous Peoples Day celebration Oct. 8-9, featuring internationally renowned Standing Rock activist Chase Iron Eyes and Lakota Wisdom Keeper Chief Bear Cross of the Ghost Nation.
Nonprofit organizations invited to apply for grants benefiting Niagara County
Mon, Sep 20th 2021 10:45 am
The Verizon Media Community Benefit Fund for Niagara County - Empire State Development, a fund administered by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, is accepting applications from nonprofits serving Niagara County.
'Two Steps Forward' fall book club by Stella Niagara's Center of Renewal
Mon, Sep 20th 2021 10:40 am
The Western New York community is invited to join the "Two Steps Forward" six-session fall book club, part of the "Devotion-by-Distance" retreat programming offered by the Center of Renewal Retreat & Conference Center at Stella Niagara.
'Big R': 'The Cobra' Chuck Hebing wins ESS A-Main, as Jaren Israel claims King of the Hill
Mon, Sep 20th 2021 10:40 am
"The Cobra" Chuck Hebing from Ontario, New York, won the 25-lap A-Main for the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints, as Bailey Brothers Landscaping presented the annual King of the Hill at Ransomville Speedway Friday night.
New Yorkers & visitors can fish for free on Saturday, Sept. 25
Mon, Sep 20th 2021 10:40 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul recently announced New York's fifth "Free Fishing Day" of the year is on Saturday, Sept. 25. It coincides with National Hunting and Fishing Day, which is celebrated annually to promote outdoor activities like hunting, fishing and target shooting. New York provides anglers with six "Free Fishing Days" each year.
200-plus at Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative's 'Walk the Falls'
Mon, Sep 20th 2021 10:10 am
The Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative (CHNFC) hosted its fifth annual "Walk the Falls" event on Saturday - this time in person, after converting to a virtual event last year.
'Hollowed Harvest' opening in Lockport
Mon, Sep 20th 2021 10:10 am
The "Hollowed Harvest" is opening at the Niagara County Fairgrounds on Friday, Sept. 24.
Hochul announces state actions to address school bus driver shortage
Mon, Sep 20th 2021 10:05 am
Governor directs state agencies to utilize creative approaches to support schools Gov. Kathy Hochul recently announced a multiagency plan to address the school bus driver shortage affecting schools across the state.
Construction begins at new Lewiston playground
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 05:50 pm
Village of Lewiston Mayor Anne Welch reports volunteers arrived bright and early Friday morning to begin work on the new inclusive playground located in Marilyn Toohey Park behind the Red Brick Municipal Building.
TobyMac debuts new single & music video for 'Promised Land'
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 05:45 pm
Seven-time Grammy Award-winner TobyMac has released a brand-new single, "Promised Land." Written by TobyMac and Adam Agee, the track is the follow-up to his No. 1 hit "Help Is On The Way (Maybe Midnight)," and is available across all DSPs and impacting Christian radio.
ABC's 'Dancing with the Stars' returns for season 30 with cast of 15 celebrities ready to compete for coveted Mirrorball Trophy
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 05:45 pm
"Dancing with the Stars" returns for another star-studded season with a new, notable and energetic cast of 15 celebrities who are ready to bring their sparkle and shimmy to the ballroom. The competition begins with a two-hour season premiere, live, Monday, Sept. 20 (8-10:01 p.m. EDT), on ABC. Watch episodes on demand and on Hulu the day following their premieres.
Social Club Misfits' Marty Santiago pens exclusive song, performs for Vitor Belfort vs. Evander Holyfield
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 05:45 pm
Martin (Marty) Santiago of the award-winning duo Social Club Misfits exclusively penned the song "Psalm 144-Marty" for MMA fighter turned pro boxer Vitor Belfort and the boxing match against Belfort and Evander Holyfield. Held last weekend in Hollywood, Florida, Santiago performed the song live, walking with Belfort during his entry into the ring.
Bishop Fisher places retired priest on administrative leave
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 05:40 pm
Bishop Michael W. Fisher has placed the Rev. Robert J. Schober, 70, a retired priest of the Diocese of Buffalo, on administrative leave upon being informed that informational documents have been filed with the federal Bankruptcy Court as part of the diocese's Chapter 11 reorganization proceeding.
Ryan announces state construction aid allocations for local libraries
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 05:40 pm
On Friday, New York State Sen. Sean Ryan, chairman of the New York State Senate Libraries Committee, joined representatives from the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library to announce he secured $678,488 in funding for the Isaías González-Soto Branch Library in Buffalo and the Grand Island Memorial Library for renovation costs.
Over 200 registered for Create a Healthier Niagara Falls' 5th annual 'Walk the Falls'
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 05:40 pm
The Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative (CHNFC) will host its fifth annual "Walk the Falls" event on Saturday, Sept. 18. So far, over 200 people have registered.
Over $100 million awarded to Community Action Organization of WNY & Holy Cross Head Start
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 05:10 pm
The Office of Head Start (OHS) has awarded the Community Action Organization of WNY Inc. a $77.1 million grant over five years to provide Head Start and Early Head Start programming to 1,080 Head Start students and 205 infants, toddlers and pregnant women in Erie County. Holy Cross Head Start Inc., formerly a delegate of CAO since 1969, was also awarded a portion of the Erie County grant and will now serve the community as a Grantee agency alongside CAO. Holy Cross was awarded $25 million over five years, serving 500 Head Start children.
Local car shows drive charity fundraising efforts
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 04:55 pm
Beyond the mirrored chrome, gleaming parts and shining body of a classic car, there's an engine that pushes it.
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Bed and breakfast, reuse of rathskeller eyed for Frontier House
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 11:00 am
When it comes to the Frontier House's reopening, the question is this: Do you want it done fast, or do you want it done right?
Solar energy projects continue in Lewiston
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 11:00 am
Proposals for ground-mounted, utility-grade solar energy projects continue to gain momentum in the Town of Lewiston.
NCDOH to provide COVID-19 vaccine, breastfeeding and baby-changing station at Niagara Celtic Festival
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 10:45 am
The Niagara County Department of Health will participate in the 20th Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival and Highland Games this Saturday and Sunday at the Niagara County Fairgrounds in Lockport. COVID-19 vaccine will be offered each day.
Gooch asks Hochul to intervene on Shawnee Road speed limit
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 10:40 am
Niagara County Legislator Jesse Gooch on Thursday sent a letter to Gov. Kathy Hochul asking her to intervene in efforts to lower the speed limit on Shawnee Road in the Town of Wheatfield. Residents have been seeking a speed limit reduction for years, but the state Department of Transportation has refused the request.
Big weekend in Lewiston
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 10:40 am
Erie County, Pegula Sports Entertainment announce vaccine mandate
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 10:40 am
Earlier this week, the Erie County Health Department and Pegula Sports Entertainment - owner of the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres - announced new COVID-19 vaccine mandates would be in effect for fans attending football games at Highmark Stadium and hockey games at KeyBank Center. All fans will be required to show proof of vaccination - no test-out option will be available.
The Tragically Hip to mark 30th anniversary of 'Road Apples' with deluxe edition physical boxsets
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 10:30 am
The Tragically Hip will release a special version of their sophomore album, "Road Apples 30th Anniversary Deluxe," on Friday, Oct. 15.
'Sound Moves Me' opening at Artpark
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 10:30 am
Artpark & Company on Thursday announced a new series of interactive outdoor arts workshops titled "Sound Moves Me" set along the Niagara River Gorge in the Artpark Percussion Garden area (lower park, South Fourth Street entrance). The series, offered free of charge and open to people of all ages and physical abilities, is set for 3-4:30 p.m. Saturday afternoons from Sept. 25 through Oct. 23.
'Live with Kelly and Ryan' partners with Guinness World Records for 'Live's Record Breaker Week'
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 10:30 am
Top-rated, nationally syndicated morning talk show "Live with Kelly and Ryan" is bringing back a viewer favorite, as the show teams up with Guinness World Records to present a new edition of "Record Breaker Week," Sept. 20-24. For five days straight, the "Live" studio will play host to amazing, crazy and just plain fun record attempts.
E-waste drive set for Saturday
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 10:05 am
Buffalo Computer Recycling will collect electronic waste from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Grand Island Town Hall parking lot. The e-waste drive is sponsored by Casella.
 

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