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Niagara County Department of Health provides breastfeeding, baby changing station at Niagara County Fair
Mon, Jul 31st 2017 10:10 am
The Niagara County Department of Health is providing a shaded, private breastfeeding and baby changing station at the Niagara County Fair this year.
Free dementia education program in Niagara Falls
Mon, Jul 31st 2017 10:10 am
Behavior is a powerful form of communication - and one of the primary ways for people with Alzheimer's disease to communicate their needs and feelings, as the ability to use language is lost. However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manage.
Kenan Center elects new board officers, members
Mon, Jul 31st 2017 10:10 am
The Kenan Center has announced the appointment of officers and new members to its board of governors. Assuming new roles as board officers are Selena Truax Morello (past second vice president to president) and Chris Marra (past secretary to second vice president).
PBS announces 'We'll Meet Again' with Ann Curry
Mon, Jul 31st 2017 10:05 am
PBS has announced "We'll Meet Again," a new six-part series produced by Blink Films in partnership with Ann Curry's media venture, is scheduled to premiere in winter 2018.
Kenan Center plans 'Summer Shindig' celebrating 50 years
Mon, Jul 31st 2017 10:05 am
The Kenan Center is planning a 1960s-style wrap-up to the summer to mark its 50th anniversary, and organizers said it's shaping up to be the "party of parties."
'Discovery Gala' grows into bigger tent party along Lockport's Erie Canal
Mon, Jul 31st 2017 10:05 am
What could be better than the Niagara History Center's annual Discovery Gala party and auction? Organizers claim to have the answer, and said their mid-summer event has grown into a can't-miss event, set for 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19.
Community celebrates 51 years of Lewiston Art Festival
Mon, Jul 31st 2017 07:00 am
Lewiston owes its reputation for being a thriving arts community to the annual Lewiston Art Festival. Sponsored by Lewiston Council on the Arts and now in its 51st year, the festival has been named top cultural destination/summer festival showcase event by a handful of national publications.
Mercy Flight Gala set for Sept. 9
Mon, Jul 31st 2017 07:00 am
Mercy Flight will hold its Beacon of Hope Gala on Saturday, Sept. 9, at Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo.
Grand Island Highway Department: Community blood drive for Unyts set for Aug. 10
Mon, Jul 31st 2017 07:00 am
The Grand Island community is teaming up with Unyts to ensure that blood products are available for patients in need this summer.
Dave Koz, Larry Graham Riviera Theatre concert postponed
Sat, Jul 29th 2017 10:50 am
Due to circumstances beyond the venue's control, arising from recent storm-related flooding, The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center regretfully announced the Dave Koz and Larry Graham "Side by Side" concert, scheduled for this Sunday, July 30, has been postponed until 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31.
Revised Fairchild Place plan moving forward
Sat, Jul 29th 2017 10:00 am
It was relatively smooth sailing this week for developer James Jerge and his team, as neither the Village of Lewiston Planning Commission nor the Zoning Board of Appeals offered any serious objections to his revised residential redevelopment project at 765 Fairchild Place.
Town of Lewiston tables approval of water district, line project
Sat, Jul 29th 2017 10:00 am
Monday's Lewiston Town Board public hearing on establishment of a single town water district en route to a proposed $10.3 million townwide waterline improvement project saw a mere two comments offered by residents, and two board members absent.
In the Loop with the L-P BOE: Fitness center opening to community
Sat, Jul 29th 2017 10:00 am
It is with great pleasure (and much pride) that we open the Lewiston-Porter Fitness Center to the community beginning Monday, Sept. 11. It is the Lewiston-Porter School District's goal to provide a safe, convenient and affordable opportunity to practice a healthy lifestyle to our entire community.
Mark Daul: Advice on summertime pests, fleas
Sat, Jul 29th 2017 07:00 am
The most aggravating time of your pet's life is when it encounters the pesky flea.
Lewiston Kiwanis Club meat raffle
Sat, Jul 29th 2017 07:00 am
The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston will hold a meat raffle Saturday, Aug. 5, to support Project Eliminate - the Kiwanis International global initiative to eradicate maternal and neonatal tetanus. This meat raffle will take place at the Lewiston No. 2 firehall, 1705 Saunders Settlement Road. Doors will open at 6 p.m. with drawings beginning at 7 p.m.
Peach Queen supports Make-A-Wish
Sat, Jul 29th 2017 07:00 am
On Sunday, Aug. 6, 2016-17 Peach Queen Angelica Beiter will hold a basket auction and vendor fair to raise money for the Make-A-Wish program. This event will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at St. Vincent De Paul Parish Center located at 2748 Military Road, Niagara Falls.
'Olden Days to Modern Ways': Niagara County Fair coming to Lockport
Sat, Jul 29th 2017 07:00 am
More than 35,000 people are expected to attend the Niagara County Fair over its five-day run Aug. 2-6. The fair, held at 4487 Lake Ave. (Route 78), Lockport, will include local events, live music, shows, contests, food, rides and other attractions - making it the largest youth fair in New York.
Grand Island Fire Co.: Downed primary line causes major power outage
Sat, Jul 29th 2017 07:00 am
At 1:44 p.m. on Saturday, July 22, Grand Island firefighters responded to a "wires down" call at 3190 Stony Point Road, between Huth Road and Majestic Woods.
Repairs of Golden Age Center a 'money pit,' supervisor says
Sat, Jul 29th 2017 07:00 am
The ongoing analysis of whether the Town of Grand Island needs a new community center has brought to the forefront an unsolved problem: what to do about the aging Nike Base.
Local veterans ride for fallen police
Fri, Jul 28th 2017 06:05 pm
A patriotic group of local bikers will ride in honor of fallen police officers on Sunday, through parts of Niagara and Erie counties, the group's president announced this week.
Higgins announces House approval of bill making Kids Korner permanent
Fri, Jul 28th 2017 06:05 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the House of Representatives approved legislation that will preserve Kids Korner, a program that provides veterans with child care services at the Buffalo VA Medical Center.
Volunteer firefighters join forces at 118th annual WNYVFA convention
Fri, Jul 28th 2017 05:35 pm
Volunteer firefighters from all over Western New York are coming together in Wheatfield for the 118th annual Western New York Volunteer Firemen's Association Convention running now through Saturday.
BPO returned to Artpark with 'Broadway Today!'
Fri, Jul 28th 2017 05:25 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra performed its "Broadway Today!" show at Artpark, inside the Mainstage Theater, on Friday, July 21. Stefan Sanders conducted the show.
A good night's work: 6 nonprofits, 14 marketers, 24 hours, 32 projects part of JFG's 10th anniversary CreateAthon
Fri, Jul 28th 2017 05:25 pm
One week ago, J. Fitzgerald Group successfully closed its 10th-anniversary CreateAthon by producing 32 marketing and advertising projects for six regional charitable organizations over 24 hours.
Bandsintown releases new version of popular concert discovery app
Fri, Jul 28th 2017 05:20 pm
Bandsintown, the popular concert discovery platform, is making it easier than ever for artists and fans to connect with the release of version 6.1 of its app, which is available today on the App Store on iTunes and Google Play.
Higgins calls for action to address toxic algal blooms in Lake Erie
Fri, Jul 28th 2017 05:20 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins is pushing for more to be done to address toxic algal blooms that threaten the health of Lake Erie, and is writing to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator requesting the harmful algal bloom coordinator be provided with the resources to combat the problem.
Lecrae shares music video in support of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 'I'll Find You,' featuring Tori Kelly
Fri, Jul 28th 2017 05:15 pm
In support of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Grammy-Award winning rap artist Lecrae unveils the official video for his inspiring single, "I'll Find You," featuring Tori Kelly. Filmed at the Glendale Memorial Hospital in Los Angeles, the powerful video was directed by Guerilla Hollywood's Michael Mihail.
Seventh Day Slumber is 'Found'
Fri, Jul 28th 2017 05:15 pm
"Found," the critically praised and highly anticipated new studio set from Christian rock powerhouse Seventh Day Slumber, bows today. The album's title-cut and lead single - penned by Seventh Day Slumber's Joseph Rojas and Jeremy Holderfield, along with acclaimed singer/songwriter Daniel Doss - has been serviced to Christian radio formats around the country.
NACC to host indigenous drumming
Fri, Jul 28th 2017 12:10 pm
The Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, along with Neto Hatinakwe Onkwehowe, and the New York State Council of the Arts, announces a multicultural celebration of indigenous drumming will take place Saturday, July 29, at the NACC, 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls.
Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas welcomes new executive director
Fri, Jul 28th 2017 12:10 pm
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas recently announced Adria Sortino as its new executive director.
Wheatfield Lions hold annual installation of officers, picnic
Fri, Jul 28th 2017 12:10 pm
The Town of Wheatfield Lions Club recently held its annual installation of officers and picnic.
Obituary: Dr. Frank Joseph Costanzo
Fri, Jul 28th 2017 11:35 am
Dr. Frank Joseph Costanzo, 92, of Henderson, North Carolina, entered into rest Monday, July 17, 2017, at the Hock family Pavilion Hospice House in Durham, North Carolina.
Obituary: Dorothy Ann Carter
Fri, Jul 28th 2017 11:35 am
Former Grand Island resident Dorothy Ann (Schum) Carter passed July 24, 2017.
Obituary: Scott W. Donlon
Fri, Jul 28th 2017 11:35 am
Scott W. Donlon entered into rest July 13, 2017. Age 63.
Obituary: Betty J. 'Dolly' Kaefer
Fri, Jul 28th 2017 11:35 am
Resident of Grand Island Betty J. "Dolly" Kaefer (née McCrobie) entered into rest July 26, 2017.
Obituary: Mary B. Martin
Fri, Jul 28th 2017 11:35 am
Grand Island resident Mary B. Martin entered into rest July 23, 2017.
Biggest Paddles Up ever anticipated
Fri, Jul 28th 2017 11:30 am
Organizers of Saturday's Paddles Up Niagara at Beaver Island State Park anticipate the biggest turnout in the event's 12-year history.
Instacart launches one-hour grocery delivery service in Western New York
Fri, Jul 28th 2017 08:25 am
Instacart (www.Instacart.com), the fast-growing retail delivery service whose shoppers handpick and deliver items from trusted local stores, announced it is expanding into the Buffalo area to serve more than 425,000 households beginning Aug. 1.
Ortt delivers a total of $40,000 to museums throughout Niagara County
Fri, Jul 28th 2017 08:10 am
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt ceremonially delivered a total of $40,000 in state funding to several museum organizations throughout Niagara County. Ortt secured the funding as part of the 2017-18 state budget, in addition to funding secured over the past two years for museums in his district.
Niagara Falls: Olin Corp. pledges support to new Niagara Community Center
Fri, Jul 28th 2017 08:05 am
Olin Corp., an industrial supplier of chlorine-related products and a major employer in Niagara Falls, recently presented a check for $10,000 to the new Niagara Community Center, which is adjacent to Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School.
 

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