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Ellen Owens named director of Castellani Art Museum at Niagara University
Sat, Oct 16th 2021 02:10 pm
Artist, educator and arts administrator Ellen Owens was named director of the Castellani Art Museum at Niagara University.
Russell J. Salvatore donates to Mount St. Mary's
Sat, Oct 16th 2021 02:10 pm
Known for creating a welcoming atmosphere at his restaurants for decades, Russell J. Salvatore is doing the same for patients, visitors and staff at Mount St. Mary's Hospital.
Hochul announces groundbreaking for $46 million welcome center at Niagara Falls State Park
Sat, Oct 16th 2021 02:05 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday announced the beginning of construction for a new, $46 million state-of-the-art visitor center in Niagara Falls State Park. The new facility, her team said, "will be a gateway to adventure along the Niagara River Corridor, greatly improving the visitor experience, complementing nature, and increasing the length of visits within the park in all four seasons. The newly built center will welcome new and returning sightseers, enhancing awareness of regional recreational and cultural offerings."
Following Higgins' requests for answers, CDC updates guidance on border crossing
Sat, Oct 16th 2021 02:00 pm
Following a request for clarity by Congressman Brian Higgins, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated guidance relative to recognizing people as fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the eyes of the U.S. government.
Rotary pedals for polio
Sat, Oct 16th 2021 02:00 pm
On Oct. 2, the proudly Bi-National Lewiston/NOTL (Niagara-on-the-Lake) Rotary Club hosted the U.S. leg of the second annual Dr. Ron Mergl Memorial Pedal for Polio.
Body identified
Sat, Oct 16th 2021 02:00 pm
On Friday, New York State Park Police Det. Sgt. Brian P. Nisbet released the following: The body which was recovered on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2021, from the Lower Niagara River near Niagara on the Lake in Canada has been positively identified as Kameron D. Stenzel of Sanborn, New York. Stenzel was last seen in the Lower Niagara River near the whirlpool on Oct. 11, 2021.
Grand Island Boulevard growing, changing
Sat, Oct 16th 2021 01:20 pm
Grand Island Boulevard has undergone tremendous transformation in recent years, with residential property growth beginning to keep pace with commercial development.
Misinformation on stem cell treatments for COVID-19 linked to overhyped science, researchers argue
Fri, Oct 15th 2021 01:35 pm
The global race to develop new stem cell-based COVID-19 treatments during the pandemic was filled with violations of government regulations, inflated medical claims and distorted public communication, say the authors of a new perspective published Oct. 14 in the journal Stem Cell Reports.
Niagara County Legislator Owen Steed to host community forum on county services
Fri, Oct 15th 2021 01:30 pm
Niagara County Legislator Owen Steed will host a community forum for residents to learn about many of the services available to them through Niagara County and partner agencies. The free event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, at the Doris Jones Family Resource Center, 2001 9th St., Niagara Falls.
Chris Tomlin & UNITED announce co-headline 'Tomlin UNITED' Tour
Fri, Oct 15th 2021 01:25 pm
On Friday, Premier Productions announced multi-Platinum-selling, award-winning artists Chris Tomlin and UNITED will co-headline a 2022 "Tomlin UNITED" Tour, set to kick off at the Greensboro Coliseum on Feb. 9.
Third Day's Mac Powell releases debut solo album, 'New Creation'
Fri, Oct 15th 2021 01:20 pm
On Friday, former frontman of the four-time Grammy Award-winning band Third Day, Mac Powell, released his debut solo Christian album, "New Creation." This full-length project features 10 new songs, including the current radio single, "River Of Life," which is a Top 10 and Top 25 song on the AC Indicator and National Audience charts this week.
Niagara County Community College announces new Veterans Memorial Park campaign
Fri, Oct 15th 2021 01:20 pm
Niagara County Community College will be relocating and expanding its existing Veterans Memorial Park to honor the Niagara County veteran community. This park will not only represent those who served in the armed forces, but will also offer community programming to celebrate a proud heritage of military service.
'Food as Medicine': Buffalo to lead growing national movement
Fri, Oct 15th 2021 01:20 pm
You are what you eat, and though that idea was first articulated and explored in the 19th century and beyond, now, some of the nation's leading medical experts and nutritionists will collaborate with Western New York's leading advocates to proactively advance the concept further and highlight the fact that food is indeed medicine, advancing a movement here in Western New York that has been growing rapidly in the U.S. in recent years.
Batavia Downs events generate support of 'Operation Warm'
Fri, Oct 15th 2021 01:20 pm
Western Region Off Track Betting President and CEO Henry Wojtaszek was joined by Batavia Downs employees and members of the Batavia Fire Department as a check for $2,000 was presented to "Operation Warm." The initiative provides brand-new shoes and coats to needy children across the North America.
Attorney General James to deliver up to $75 million to Western New York to combat opioid crisis
Fri, Oct 15th 2021 01:00 pm
New York Attorney General Letitia James on Friday continued her statewide "HealNY" tour of New York state with a stop in Buffalo, where she announced she will deliver up to $75 million to Western New York to combat the opioid epidemic.
Higgins seeks clarity from CDC on vaccine acceptance for Canadians entering US through land ports
Fri, Oct 15th 2021 12:55 pm
With reopening of the U.S. border to Canadians just weeks away, questions remain about which vaccines the U.S. will accept as proof of vaccination. In an effort to resolve confusion, Congressman Brian Higgins's team said Friday. He is seeking answers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Research and Design brings life to vacant Lewiston space
Fri, Oct 15th 2021 11:00 am
Lewiston residents Rani (Somayaji) and Dennis Salemi recently opened Research and Design inside the former HSBC Bank on Center Street. The interior redesign is, quite frankly, shocking, as the space that once housed teller windows, cubicles and a conference room now boasts a mural; an open retail design with designer clothing, shoes and jewelry; and a children's room brimming with toys and Lewiston-branded shirts.
YBPA: Somewhere recognized as 2020 Business of the Year
Fri, Oct 15th 2021 10:00 am
Tuesday evening, the Youngstown Business and Professional Association held a formal get-together at Fort Niagara's Officer's Club.
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Thu, Oct 14th 2021 08:55 pm
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Rained out: Vehicle safety systems struggle to 'see' in bad weather
Thu, Oct 14th 2021 08:40 pm
New research from AAA finds that moderate to heavy rain affects a vehicle safety system's ability to "see," which may result in performance issues.
As families prepare to receive next Child Tax Credit Payment, Higgins heads back to Washington to fight for it to be included in Build Back Better Act
Thu, Oct 14th 2021 08:40 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins expressed his support to extend the expanded Child Tax Credit for the next five years through the Build Back Better Act, which builds on the success of the American Rescue Plan and invests in the American people.
DEC advises homeowners to check fuel oil tanks to prevent leaks & spills
Thu, Oct 14th 2021 08:35 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation reminds homeowners that heating fuel oil storage tanks should be inspected for potential leaks or spills prior to receiving the first shipment of fuel oil for the upcoming heating season.
Gil C. Quiniones resigns as president and CEO of New York Power Authority
Thu, Oct 14th 2021 08:35 pm
The New York Power Authority announced Thursday that President and CEO Gil C. Quiniones has resigned after 10 years in the role to accept a position as CEO at Commonwealth Edison Co. (ComEd).
Thu, Oct 14th 2021 08:35 pm
It was a beautiful sunny morning for volunteers from the Historical Association of Lewiston as they undertook their annual washing and waxing of two local landmarks last Thursday. The bronze Freedom Crossing and Tuscarora Heroes Monuments were each buffed to a shiny finish.
Niagara Falls holds meeting with community stakeholders to unveil plans for a new community event campus
Thu, Oct 14th 2021 08:25 pm
Mayor Robert Restaino invited stakeholders in the Niagara Falls community to discuss plans for a new, multifaceted year-round event campus. Thursday afternoon at City Hall, Restaino, alongside his partners at CJS Architects, presented initial renderings of everything the facility has to offer both tourists and residents of Niagara Falls. This is one of seven stakeholder meetings in the Niagara Falls community.
ECMC, Tim Hortons partner again to support ECMC frontline care services
Thu, Oct 14th 2021 08:25 pm
For a fourth consecutive year, Erie County Medical Center Corp. and Tim Hortons restaurants partnered to support the institution's frontline care services, raising $135,567 this year.
Daryl Hall and John Oates release exclusive 'Live At The Troubadour' 3-LP vinyl for the first time
Thu, Oct 14th 2021 08:00 pm
Rock and Roll Hall of Famers and the No. 1-selling duo in music history, Daryl Hall and John Oates, are releasing "Live At The Troubadour" for the first time ever on vinyl.
ECMC's Terrace View Long-Term Care Facility one of Newsweek's Best Nursing Homes 2022
Thu, Oct 14th 2021 08:00 pm
Erie County Medical Center Corp. announced Terrace View Long-Term Care Facility was recognized on Newsweek's Best Nursing Homes 2022 list.
WNY youth stress dangers of menthol to community during tie-dye event
Wed, Oct 13th 2021 04:45 pm
Last week, I gathered with students across Buffalo and Niagara Falls for an event highlighting dangers of menthol-flavored tobacco products. This was the first activity of this school year for our Tobacco-Free Erie and Niagara's youth program, Reality Check.
Red Cross enters third week of emergency blood and platelet shortage
Wed, Oct 13th 2021 02:45 pm
The American Red Cross continues to experience an emergency blood and platelet shortage that has caused the blood supply to drop to the lowest post-summer level in at least six years.
Hochul reminds New Yorkers to get vaccinated as flu season begins
Wed, Oct 13th 2021 02:45 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul released a new public service announcement encouraging New Yorkers to get both a flu shot and COVID-19 vaccine this season. The COVID-19 vaccine and/or a booster dose can be received at the same time as the seasonal flu shot.
'National Geographic Live' returns to Kleinhans Music Hall in 2022
Wed, Oct 13th 2021 02:45 pm
The "National Geographic Live" series will return in 2022 with three more speakers sharing perspectives on the natural world. The series takes place in the Mary Seaton Room at Kleinhans Music Hall, offering audiences the chance to hear directly from the explorers, photographers and experts who develop the content that appears in the magazine, on the television channel, and on every other platform where National Geographic has a presence.
Online purchase scams up; BBB warns holiday shopping is at risk
Wed, Oct 13th 2021 02:45 pm
Online purchase scams now account for more than a third of all scam reports filed with the Better Business Bureau (BBB), and four out of five consumers who report such scams lose money, making it the No. 1 riskiest scam type.
ESD to hold public update on Niagara Falls Strategic Economic Development Fund
Wed, Oct 13th 2021 02:45 pm
Empire State Development will hold a project update on the Niagara Falls Strategic Economic Development Fund, a new funding initiative to spur investment on targeted commercial areas along Niagara Street, Main Street, Portage Road and Pine Avenue, from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, via Zoom.
Study: Heartburn drugs may have unexpected benefits on gum disease
Wed, Oct 13th 2021 02:40 pm
The use of heartburn medication is associated with decreased severity of gum disease, according to a recent University at Buffalo study.
Danny Gokey returns to road, Buffalo, with 'Stand in Faith Tour'
Wed, Oct 13th 2021 01:45 pm
After entertaining millions of people for months on end, Danny Gokey found himself where most reality television music stars end up post-screen: without a record deal.
Higgins announces plans for US to reopen its northern border to vaccinated Canadians in November
Wed, Oct 13th 2021 08:25 am
Congressman Brian Higgins on Wednesday night announced the United States is planning to reopen its land border to Canadians in November.
October declared Disability Employment Awareness Month
Tue, Oct 12th 2021 04:30 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Tuesday issued a proclamation declaring October as Disability Employment Awareness Month.
$230 million in additional food assistance for New Yorkers in October
Tue, Oct 12th 2021 04:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Tuesday announced all New Yorkers enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will receive the maximum allowable level of food benefits for October. All households participating in SNAP - including those already at the maximum level of benefits - will receive a supplemental allotment later this month, which will result in an infusion of about $230 million in federal funding into the state's economy.

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