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Consumer alert: NYS DCP offers tips for keeping babies safe with a 2-part series during Baby Safety Month
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 10:50 am
September is Baby Safety Month, an annual event that focuses on raising awareness of critical lifesaving information to help parents and caregivers keep little ones safe. In recognition of this event, the New York State Division of Consumer Protection calls attention to the importance of baby safety with a two-part series that highlights baby-proof safety measures and tips.
DEC announces youth pheasant hunting weekend for WNY
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 10:50 am
A special youth-only pheasant hunting weekend will be held in Western New York on Oct. 8-9, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced. The youth-only pheasant hunting weekend helps acclimate junior hunters to upland game bird hunting when fewer hunters are afield, and to learn safe hunting values and skills from experienced hunters.
Niagara County announces four upcoming civil service exams
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 10:50 am
Niagara County Personnel Officer Malcolm Needler announced the application deadlines for four upcoming civil service exams - caseworker, clerical II, correction officer and social worker - are fast approaching, and encouraged those who are interested to sign up now for the exams. The application deadline for all four exams is Oct. 28. The respective tests will be given Dec. 10.
Study: Often overlooked, molecules called glycans regulate COVID-19 spike protein function
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 10:50 am
If you're an avid reader of science news, you've probably heard of viral proteins such as the COVID-19 spike protein.
Eight Days of Hope to help those affected by Hurricane Ian
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 10:50 am
Eight Days of Hope (EDOH) is ready to deploy its rapid response equipment and team to the location of impact following Hurricane Ian.
To mark 25th anniversary of 'Spiceworld,' Spice Girls announce new & expanded editions
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 10:50 am
Celebrating the 25th anniversary of "Spiceworld," the multimillion-selling second album by the biggest girl band of all time - the Spice Girls announce new and expanded versions of the album on multiple formats via UMC / Virgin Records - out Nov. 4.
Higgins announces grants for Veterans One-stop Center of WNY, WNYCOSH
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 10:50 am
Congressman Brian Higgins announced a $750,000 federal grant for the Veterans One-stop Center of WNY. The funding was awarded through the Staff Sergeant Parker Gordon Fox Suicide Prevention Grant Program (SSG Fox SPGP).
Artpark presents 'En Plein Air' Oct. 8
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 04:30 pm
On Saturday, Oct. 8, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Artpark & Company presents "En Plein Air," an event organized in collaboration with the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center and Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University. Join artists from the "Niagara Painters Group" and others working on site at Artpark for an afternoon of outdoor painting during peak fall foliage season.
'One Chicago' preparing for Jay Halstead's departure
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 04:10 pm
"One Chicago" - the triumvirate of "Chicago Med," "Chicago Fire" and "Chicago P.D." - has become the cornerstone of NBC's scripted programming, with each show among the network's most-watched series. At the foundation of that universe is the Halstead brothers - Dr. Will (Nick Gehlfuss) and Det. Jay (Jesse Lee Soffer).
'American Idol' judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry & Lionel Richie, along with host Ryan Seacrest, kick off season 6 on ABC - 21st overall
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 09:50 am
Music industry legends and all-star judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie, along with Emmy-winning producer and host Ryan Seacrest, were on hand when ABC's "American Idol" kicked off judge city auditions for the upcoming sixth season on ABC and 21st season overall in Las Vegas on Sunday.
Jordan Davis releases 'Midnight Crisis' with Danielle Bradbery
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 09:50 am
Jordan Davis is sharing his new collaboration with Danielle Bradbery, "Midnight Crisis," out everywhere now. The song was penned by Davis alongside Paul DiGiovanni and Derrick Southerland, and produced by DiGiovanni. The track's official music video premiered Friday.
Harry Styles celebrates #1 single & movie in America
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 09:50 am
Harry Styles' critically and commercially acclaimed single "As It Was" adds a 15th week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart. The song is the longest reign by a British act, as well as the longest running solo No. 1 song in Billboard Hot 100 history. "As It Was" is also the first song ever to spend its first 25 weeks in the top three positions on the same chart, with 24 of the 25 in the top two extending its record.
Ben Fuller releases 'Who I Am'
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 09:50 am
The debut album from singer/songwriter Ben Fuller is out now.
Holy Ghost hosts Bergholz 5K
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 09:50 am
Holy Ghost Lutheran Church and School hosted the Bergholz 5K road race and 1-mile "fun run" on Saturday, to promote health and wellness within the community, and to benefit on-site facilities and operations.
Ryan urges NYS Health Department to 'honor intent of "safe staffing" law'
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 09:50 am
On Monday, New York State Sen. Sean Ryan sent a letter urging the New York State Department of Health to abandon a proposed change to New York's nursing home "safe staffing" law passed last year in order to maintain the original intent of the law.
Community Missions to hold inaugural blessing of the animals this Saturday
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 09:50 am
Community Missions will hold its inaugural blessing of the animals from 9-11 a.m. this Saturday at its main site, 1570 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls. The event will feature clergy from various faiths blessing pets from the community. The public is invited to bring their furry (or scaly) friends out to be blessed.
Hochul announces crackdown on unemployment insurance fraud
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 09:50 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced actions to crack down on unemployment insurance fraud after a New York State Department of Labor investigation found that insurance fraud accounted for more than $11 million in benefits payments in August. These benefits were paid almost exclusively to those working while also collecting unemployment insurance payments during the pandemic.
UB research provides guidance for teaching positive, helpful content sharing on social media
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 09:50 am
Self-image goals are associated with and predict intentions to share self-promoting social media content, and there is some evidence suggesting that compassionate goals can generate helpful, prosocial content sharing on social media, according to the results of a new study from the University at Buffalo.
New partnership with National Council on Aging brings UB's program on dangers of overmedication to national audience
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 09:50 am
The nation's oldest charitable organization dedicated to improving the lives of older Americans has chosen the University at Buffalo as its partner in an effort to better protect older adults from preventable medical errors.
New at the NACC
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 09:50 am
From Oct. 16 through Nov. 26, the Niagara Arts & Cultural Center will host "Native Voices" in the Kudela Gallery, and "Landscapes & Viewpoints" in the Townsend Gallery. Works are on display from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at 1201 Pine Ave, Niagara Falls. An opening reception is set for 2 p.m. Oct. 16.
Higgins, Ortt respond to Canada's plan to lift northern border restrictions
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 09:50 am
Congressman Brian Higgins released the following statement in reaction to the announcement the Canadian government will end random testing, drop the coronavirus vaccine requirement, and make the use of ArriveCAN voluntary for those crossing the border between the U.S. and Canada:
Pedestrian hit on Niagara Falls Boulevard succumbs to injuries
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 09:50 am
The 74-year-old man who was hit on Niagara Falls Boulevard Monday morning succumbed to his injuries. His identification is being withheld until family is notified.
Erie County Personnel Department announces modernization of civil service exam process
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 09:00 am
The Erie County Personnel Department announced it has begun to allow the public to sign up and pay for civil service exams online. Previously, the department required civil service test takers to complete a paper application and then mail or drop off the application and payment to its offices in downtown Buffalo.
Catholic Health resumes expanded hospital visitation hours
Mon, Sep 26th 2022 09:15 am
Catholic Health is expanding its hospital visiting hours. Patients may have up to two visitors at a time between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. daily at Kenmore Mercy Hospital, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Sisters of Charity Hospital (Main Street and St. Joseph campuses). Visitation beyond normal hours continues to be permitted under certain conditions.
Intandem holds annual Joe Cecconi Sr. Golf Tournament
Mon, Sep 26th 2022 07:00 am
One hundred golfers participated in Intandem's first Joe Cecconi Sr. Golf Tournament Monday, Sept. 12, at Niagara Frontier Golf Club. More than $30,000 was raised at the event.
LCA embarks upon 'Spirit of Victory' sculpture restoration
Mon, Sep 26th 2022 07:00 am
The "Spirit of Victory", a sculpture sited at Joseph Davis State Park, is in need of repair. The statue, by artist Tom Mullany, was originally part of a larger installation titled "Drums Along the Niagara," created in 1989 when the artist was in-residence at Artpark.
Hochul: Second phase of third-party CDL road test program to address truck & bus driver shortage
Mon, Sep 26th 2022 07:00 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the start of the second phase of her plan to allow third parties to offer the commercial driver license road test, expanding eligibility to public and private entities.
24 nonprofit leaders of color named as 2022 Fellows by The John R. Oishei Foundation
Mon, Sep 26th 2022 07:00 am
The John R. Oishei Foundation has named its latest cohort of 24 nonprofit leaders of color to participate in the Karen Lee Spaulding Oishei Fellowship for Leaders of Color program. Those chosen as Fellows will attend the Rockwood Leadership Institute's "Art of Leadership" program in October.
State Parks announces Grand Island waterfowl blind drawings
Mon, Sep 26th 2022 06:00 am
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced lottery drawings for waterfowl hunting season have been scheduled at Beaver Island State Park.
Autumn and local history on display at Kelly's Country Store
Sat, Sep 24th 2022 07:00 am
The colors, produce and fun of autumn were celebrated last weekend with a fall festival at Kelly's Country Store. Children enjoyed pony rides, as well as opportunities to feed llamas and other animals, as well as to view turtles, snapping dragons and assorted creatures. Food trucks offered a variety of foods for sale for all visitors.
Historic furs on display at River Lea
Sat, Sep 24th 2022 07:00 am
Visitors filed through River Lea to see the Grand Island Historical Society's collection of furs at its open house on Sept. 18. Furs of all varieties, from stoles and hats to full-length coats, were on display.
Go Bills!
Sat, Sep 24th 2022 07:00 am
Buffalo Bills fans have enjoyed the displays around the Island of their favorite professional football team.
Newly restored boat rechristened at boat show
Sat, Sep 24th 2022 07:00 am
One smashed bottle of Sparking Bouverie was all it took for the Starling IV, a sea bright skiff, to be rechristened at the Niagara Frontier Antique and Classic Boats Inc.'s 43rd annual antique and classic boat show on Sept. 17 at the Buffalo Launch Club.
Village of Lewiston's Red Brick Municipal Building closed for cleaning
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 07:30 pm
Unexpected and persistent sickness symptoms prompted workers in the Village of Lewiston clerk's office to initiate mold testing on Sept. 16. Results came back positive on Thursday.
Higgins: $2.5 million in new federal funding for investments in Niagara Falls State Park
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 04:15 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins was joined Friday by New York State Parks Niagara Region Director Mark Mistretta to announce $2.5 million in new federal funding for investments in Niagara Falls State Park.
Niagara Falls Convention Center supports community
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 04:00 pm
Hosting a sold-out, weeklong convention at the Niagara Falls Convention Center (NFCC) requires a great deal of planning, and large quantities of food.
Village of Lewiston to hold emergency meeting
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 03:55 pm
Niagara University launches $125 million campaign to elevate 'The Power of Niagara'
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 01:55 pm
Niagara University announced Thursday the public launch of the largest and most impactful philanthropic campaign in its 166-year history. "Powering Transformation: The Campaign for Niagara University," seeks to raise $125 million by December 2023.
Billie Eilish shares live videos for 'TV' & 'The 30th'
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 01:40 pm
Earlier this week, Billie Eilish shared two live videos for her recently released and critically acclaimed songs "TV" and "The 30th."
Obituary: Margaret Ruth 'Peggy' (nee Dee) Tyran
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 01:25 pm
Margaret Ruth "Peggy" (nee Dee) Tyran, age 86, died peacefully Sept. 14, 2022, after a brief illness.
 

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