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Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls partners with United Way to host popular 'Boo Bash'
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 03:30 pm
The Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA has partnered with the United Way of Greater Niagara and Women United to host its "Boo Bash" free, family Halloween event at the shopping center on Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 4 to 6 p.m. Guests are asked to enter though Entrance 6.
Higgins: $200,000 in federal funding for Compass House
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 03:30 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced a federal grant totaling $200,000 awarded to Compass House. Funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and awarded through the Administration for Children and Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau Basic Center Program, the grant will continue support for emergency housing and resources for homeless and runaway youth in the Western New York community.
NYS attorney general delivers $2 million to Erie County to 'bolster consumer protection programs'
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 03:30 pm
New York Attorney General Letitia James is delivering $2 million to Erie County to "bolster consumer protection programs in Western New York."
Girl Scouts across Western New York embrace e-commerce to expand entrepreneurship & digital skills
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 03:30 pm
Girl Scouts of Western New York's fall product program returns, featuring a wide selection of chocolate, candy, nuts and magazines - plus opportunities to give back to military personnel and veterans.
'Haunted Historic Theater' at Fort Niagara
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 02:35 pm
The Post Theater at Fort Niagara State Park is an historic building in the process of being renovated. On Saturday, Oct. 15, a "Haunted Historic Theater" tour will be held from 7-11 p.m. to showcase the theater, raise awareness - and a little money for the renovation.
Friends of the Lewiston Library to host annual friendly gathering
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 02:35 pm
The Friends of the Lewiston Library will hold its annual friendly gathering at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Lewiston Public Library, 305 S. Eighth St.
New haunted house in Sanborn to raise funds to bring smiles to children
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 02:35 pm
For the past five years, WNY Property Kings owners Kyle and Alisha King have brought the community a haunted house that does more than just scare - it gives back to the community.
15th annual 'Walk Off Hunger' will help FeedMore WNY provide nourishing meals, offer hope to thousands of food-insecure neighbors
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 02:35 pm
FeedMore WNY is calling on Western New Yorkers to take steps in the fight against hunger, and help provide meals to food-insecure neighbors. The 15th annual "Walk Off Hunger," presented by Evans Bank, will take place Saturday, Oct. 15, at River Fest Park, 249 Ohio St., Buffalo. Registration for the walk will begin at 10 a.m., with the walk kicking off at 11 a.m.
Western New York Construction Career Days
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 02:35 pm
The 14th annual Western New York Construction Career Days will take place Oct. 5-6 at IUOE Local 17 Training & Education Fund, 2342 Pleasant Ave., Lake View.
Perry's Ice Cream expanding to produce stick ice cream bars
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 02:35 pm
Perry's Ice Cream Company Inc. is expanding its production capabilities to meet the growth of the novelty market. Perry's is investing $18 million into a 20,000-square-foot expansion, and the purchase of a state-of-the-art extruded stick bar line from Tetra Pak of Denmark.
87% of surveyed hotels report staffing shortages
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 02:35 pm
Nearly all hotels are experiencing staffing shortages, according to a new member survey conducted by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA).
Becker Farms partners with area fire and EMS for family trunk-or-treat event
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 02:35 pm
Becker Farms is partnering with Terry's Corners Volunteer Fire Co., Gasport Chemical Hose Co. and Hartland Volunteer Co. on Sunday, Oct. 30, "to offer a safe way for families to celebrate Halloween" with its trunk-or-treat event.
Red Brick mold removal process, price, more than expected - but cleaner promises 'healthy, safe environment to return to and work'
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 09:15 am
The process of identifying and remediating mold within the Red Brick has exceeded initial expectations - and so has the project cost.
AT&T and Explore & More team up to create all-new digital literacy enrichment program to help bridge digital divide locally
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 05:25 pm
Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum and AT&T have collaborated to create and bring an innovative hands-on experience in digital literacy to 3,000 Buffalo and Niagara Falls area third-grade students that attend tier-1 schools. The AT&T Digital Enrichment Experience launched Thursday, Sept. 29, with 45 students being the first participants engaging in digital literacy activities across the museum.
North Tonawanda native serves with Naval Oceanography at Stennis Space Center
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 03:50 pm
Craig Shells, a native of North Tonawanda, is part of Naval Oceanography ensuring the U.S. Navy maintains freedom from the ocean floor to the stars at Naval Oceanographic Office.
Hochul: $5 million East Side Commercial Building Stabilization Fund open to applicants
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 03:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced applications are now open for a second round of the $5 million East Side Commercial Building Stabilization Fund in Buffalo.
Hochul issues proclamation designating October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month, highlights resources for resident & small businesses
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 03:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul issued a proclamation designating October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month.
Travel advisory: Overnight lane reductions planned for Northbound Interstate 190 over Buffalo Avenue
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 03:50 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation is advising motorists to expect overnight lane reductions on a portion of northbound Interstate 190 over Buffalo Avenue (State Route 384), in the City of Niagara Falls, to accommodate pavement work.
The Beach Boys announce 2022 holiday tour, stop at Shea's
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 03:45 pm
The Grammy Award-winning and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band The Beach Boys today announced they will bring their iconic Southern Californian sound to several cities across the east coast and Midwest this winter for their 2022 holiday tour, "Tis the Season with The Beach Boys featuring The Holiday Vibrations Orchestra."
Locks, lights and out-of-sight: UB professor assesses lockdown drills in new book
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 03:45 pm
Schools across the country have been implementing drills for years to prepare their students for anything. From inclement weather to active shooters, school administrators have practiced every scenario with students to keep them as safe as possible - but how effective are these drills, and how do they impact children's preparedness, anxiety, and perceptions of safety?
Speed limit lowered to 25 on Village of Lewiston roads - Center Street excluded
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 01:50 pm
Residential roads in the Village of Lewiston now have a posted speed limit of 25 mph.
DEC: Trapping permits now available for Oak Orchard, Tonawanda & John White wildlife management areas
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 11:20 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation will start accepting trapping permit applications today for three DEC wildlife management areas (WMAs) in Region 8.
26 Shirts passes $1.5 million raised to date
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 11:20 am
Over the weekend, 26 Shirts passed another milestone for donations to those in need in the community, having now raised over $1.5 million to date.
Wydysh, Andres graduate from County Government Institute
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 10:30 am
Niagara County Legislature Chairwoman Becky Wydysh and Legislator Rich Andres have graduated from the County Government Institute (CGI), a joint effort between the New York State Association of Counties and the Cornell University Community and Regional Development Institute.
Lewiston/NOTL Rotary Club returns to Canada
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 09:30 am
On Sept. 28, the binational Lewiston/NOTL Rotary Club held its first event in Ontario since the pandemic began. At Whiskey Run Golf Course in Port Colborne, "Goofy Golf" was fun; it was silly; and it raised funds to help the most vulnerable in the community!
Voccio to lead two fall foliage walks
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 09:30 am
Niagara County Legislator Chris Voccio will lead two fall foliage hikes along the Niagara River Gorge.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month in New York
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 09:25 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul recently issued a proclamation declaring October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. She announced the launch of "Start the Conversation," a multimedia campaign aimed at helping New Yorkers raise this issue with people in their lives and communities.
National average gas prices continue to rise - Western & Central New York spared, for now
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 09:20 am
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $3.80, up 7 cents from one week ago. One year ago, the price was $3.20. The New York state average is $3.60, down 8 cents since last Monday. A year ago, the NYS average was $3.28.
Peter Ames honored
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 09:20 am
Town of Niagara Historian Peter Ames recently received the Julia Reinstein Career Achievement Award at the Annual Conference of the Government Appointed Historians of WNY.
History Center to hold Oktoberfest fundraiser
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 09:20 am
The Niagara County Historical Society will hold its annual Oktoberfest fundraiser from 6-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Cornell Cooperative Extension, 4487 Lake Ave., Lockport.
October is Car Care Month at AAA: Drivers urged to perform car maintenance before winter hits
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 09:20 am
October is Car Care Month at AAA Western and Central New York! As the weather cools, AAA reminds motorists that completing a seasonal vehicle checkup can maintain safety and maximize efficiency throughout the fall and winter. Unfortunately, AAA research has found that 35% of drivers have skipped needed car maintenance or repair, and 65% of drivers did not have their battery tested before finding it dead.
New state & national record-setting pumpkin weighs in at 2,554 lbs.
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 09:20 am
On Oct. 1, national and state records were broken for the largest pumpkin, which weighed in at 2,554 pounds. Local grower Scott Andrusz from Williamsville brought in his entry to the 27th annual World Pumpkin Weigh-off held at Great Pumpkin Farm.
Eight Days of Hope announces efforts to help those impacted by Hurricane Ian in Florida
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 09:20 am
On Wednesday, Sept. 28, Hurricane Ian made landfall in Southwest Florida. In response, Eight Days of Hope (EDOH) will deploy its heavy equipment, laundry trailer, kitchen trailer and shower trailer to the Sarasota area from Oct. 5-29.
DEC releases draft Great Lakes action agenda to help restore, protect & revitalize NYS region
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 07:00 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation released the draft "New York's Great Lakes Action Agenda 2022-2030," a multiyear action plan to guide restoration and conservation, and foster sustainable, resilient communities in New York's Great Lakes region.
Niagara County Department of Health offers free diabetes self-management workshop series
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 07:00 am
The Niagara County Department of Health nursing division, in partnership with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering a free, six-week diabetes self-management workshop. The series is scheduled from 9-11:30 a.m. Mondays, Oct. 17, through Nov. 21, at the North Tonawanda Public Library.
NCCC Foundation to recognize distinguished student scholars at annual scholarship gala
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 07:00 am
Distinguished Student Scholarship recipients will be showcased at the Niagara County Community College (NCCC) Foundation Scholarship Diamond Gala on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute.
Celebrate 'Christmas at the Lighthouse'
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 07:00 am
The Friends of Thirty Mile Point Lighthouse present "Christmas at the Lighthouse." The free event runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at Golden Hill State Park, 9691 Lower Lake Road, Barker.
Niagara County Family Violence Intervention Project: 'Safe at Home' conference to be held in person
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 07:00 am
The Child Advocacy Center of Niagara, a service of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, and the Niagara County Family Violence Intervention Project, will host the 22nd annual "Safe at Home" conference for the first time since 2019.
Niagara University's Levesque Center presents free summit on early childhood mental health
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 07:00 am
The COVID pandemic has focused national attention on the mental health of young children. To help early childhood professionals better support the mental health and well-being of children and their families, Niagara University's Levesque Institute for Civic Engagement is presenting an early childhood mental health summit.
Obituary: Robert 'Bob' G. Helenbrook
Sat, Oct 1st 2022 07:00 am
Robert "Bob" G. Helenbrook of Grand Island passed away Oct. 2, 2022. He was the son of the late Robert and Roberta Helenbrook; beloved husband of Marilyn (nee Fabozzi); brother of Doug (Carolyn); devoted father of Robert (Kay), Brian (Julie) and Kristen (Bill) Harding; loving grandfather of Evan, Andrew, Abby and Caroline; Charlie and Sam; and Will, Bryan and Brooklyn.
 

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