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Niagara EDGE Run/Walk to award two scholarships
Thu, Apr 27th 2017 07:55 am
A unique running event that offers scholarship assistance to two graduating high school seniors is now accepting registrations from runners and walkers of all ages.
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.
Buffalo Niagara Partnership announces strategic agreement with Hamilton Chamber of Commerce, Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce
Wed, Apr 26th 2017 05:15 pm
On Thursday, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, Western New York's regional chamber of commerce and privately funded economic development organization, announced strategic agreements with the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce at CanAm Now - the cross-border business development and current affairs forum.
'Paints Uncorked' to conclude in May
Wed, Apr 26th 2017 05:15 pm
The final two "Paints Uncorked" nights will take place in May in Lockport. Guests can create their own masterpiece under the guidance of artist instructor Cassandra McFeely, while enjoying wines from the Niagara Wine Trail wineries.
Marylou Borowiak announces plans to step down at Food Bank of WNY
Wed, Apr 26th 2017 04:45 pm
Marylou Borowiak, who has been affiliated with the Food Bank of WNY for over 20 years, has announced plans to step down from the role of president and CEO later this year. Borowiak, 57, said in a statement that she felt the timing made sense both personally and professionally.
Memorial Medical Center receives national recognition for excellence in financial interactions with patients
Wed, Apr 26th 2017 04:45 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has achieved recognition as an adopter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association's Patient Financial Communications Best Practices.
Morinello supports New York's volunteer firefighters
Wed, Apr 26th 2017 04:45 pm
This weekend, the spotlight will be on volunteer fire services across New York, as residents celebrate Recruit NY, and recognize the enormous importance of volunteer firefighters to the communities they service.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation names officers for 2017
Wed, Apr 26th 2017 04:45 pm
The Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation has announced its officers for the 2017.
Buffalo: PSE, Labatt USA announce partnership in Cobblestone District
Wed, Apr 26th 2017 10:00 am
Pegula Sports and Entertainment on Wednesday joined Labatt USA to announce development plans for 79 Perry, which was purchased by PSE earlier this year. The more than 70,000-square-foot building, constructed in 1919 as a manufacturing plant, will be redeveloped into a mixed-use facility that includes retail, commercial and residential space.
Hospitals raise $6500 at charity hockey game
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:40 pm
The competition on the ice was intense, but in the end they all skated off as champions.
'Live From Daryl's House' earns 2nd Webby Award
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:40 pm
Born on the internet in 2007 as a "light bulb moment" for creator Daryl Hall, "Live from Daryl's House" has become a huge online hit.
Earth Day e-waste collection event draws huge turnout
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:35 pm
The Erie County Department of Environment and Planning and partners have announced a record turnout for the Earth Day electronic-waste collection event held Saturday at the GM Powertrain plant in Tonawanda.
Nine local schools to compete in 'BAND Against Bullying' competition
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:35 pm
"BAND Against Bullying," the annual competition to raise bullying awareness, will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at Shea's 710 Main Theater. The event is sold out.
Morinello celebrates Ransomville church's anniversary
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:15 pm
Last weekend, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello joined his colleague, Assemblyman Mike Norris, to congratulate Immaculate Conception Church on its 125 years of service to the Ransomville community.
'La La Land' comes to life: Los Angeles' Mayor Garcetti declares April 25 'La La Land Day'
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:05 pm
In celebration of the City of Los Angeles' support for the arts, Mayor Eric Garcetti declared April 25 "La La Land Day" to honor director Damien Chazelle, in addition to the other "La La Land" crew in attendance, for their "extraordinary portrait of the city and its iconic locations."
Higgins marks completion of Shoreline Trail bicycle & pedestrian bridge
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:05 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, marked completion of the new Shoreline Trail bicycle and pedestrian bridge featuring a Niagara River scenic overlook and an improved Riverwalk connection along the water's edge.
Hunger relief donations at Wegmans reach nearly $1.09 million in winter 2017
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:05 pm
During the winter 2017 checkout scanning campaign at 27 Wegmans stores in Massachusetts, Buffalo and the Southern Tier of New York, and parts of Pennsylvania, hunger relief donations hit $1,089,769. "Check Out Hunger" allows customers to donate $2 $3, $5 or any other amount at checkout, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to each store's local food bank.
Hyde Park Golf Course to open Friday
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:05 pm
The north 18 at the Hyde Park Golf Course will open for the 2017 season at 9 a.m. Friday, April 28. Passes will be sold on site. Carts will be available to golfers, weather permitting.
The Trailblazing Women Speaker Series presents 'The Extraordinary Harriet Tubman: From Slavery to Freedom and Beyond'
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:05 pm
As part of the "Trailblazing Women Speaker Series," Dr. Judith Wellman will present, "The Extraordinary Harriet Tubman: From Slavery to Freedom and Beyond" at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 27.
Middle & high school students invited to student open house on Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 04:25 pm
The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Inc. (BNMC) and the University at Buffalo's New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (UB CBLS), in collaboration with AT&T, will host the third annual student open house on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.
Niagara University holding community 'garage sale' May 17-18
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 04:25 pm
Niagara University is organizing an end-of-year community garage sale for the fifth consecutive year. The public event will take place in the Kiernan Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, and from 9 a.m. until noon on Thursday, May 18.
Ten Lives Club hosts 9th annual 'Beer for Cats' fundraiser
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 04:25 pm
This May, Ten Lives Club Cat Adoption Group invites animal lovers to do something crucial to save the lives of shelter cats: drink beer.
City of Niagara Falls to kick-off Arbor Week festivities with citywide tree plantings, 'BioBlitz' events
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 04:20 pm
Mayor Paul A. Dyster will join leaders from the Niagara Falls City School District and the Department of Parks and Public Works to host a weeklong series of events marking Arbor Week and Earth Day in the City of Niagara Falls on Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29.
Uber unveils ridesharing partnership with Buffalo Bills & Sabres
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 04:10 pm
Beginning this summer, Western New Yorkers will have reliable, affordable and safe transportation options for attending sporting events and concerts. Pegula Sports and Entertainment on Tuesday welcomed Uber as the official ridesharing partner of the Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres and Buffalo Bandits.
Volunteer firefighter recruitment weekend spotlights 'RecruitNY' campaign
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 04:05 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined Monday by the Doyle Hose Co. No. 1 Chief Don Szumigala, representatives of the Erie County Emergency Services department, Firemen's Association of the State of New York President Ken Pienkowski, and volunteer firefighters from local districts at Doyle Hose Co. No. 1 on William Street in Cheektowaga to kick off the seventh annual "RecruitNY" campaign.
Pegula Sports and Entertainment announces hospitality division
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 04:05 pm
Pegula Sports and Entertainment CEO Kim Pegula has announced the creation of the PSE hospitality division, a new unit of the company that will unite the management of all PSE food and beverage properties and create an organized structure to position the company to pursue additional restaurant and hospitality opportunities in Western New York and beyond.
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...
Buffalo Zoo names Norah B. Fletchall new president/CEO
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 09:05 pm
The Zoological Society of Buffalo Inc. on Monday named Norah B. Fletchall to succeed Donna Fernandes as the Buffalo Zoo's next president and CEO. Fletchall is chief operating officer and senior vice president of the Indianapolis Zoological Society.
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.