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'Shark Tank' returns on new night for season 9
Thu, Sep 14th 2017 07:25 pm
"Shark Tank," the critically acclaimed reality show that recently won its fourth consecutive Emmy and revolutionized entrepreneurship in America, is back for a ninth season with the "Sharks" continuing the search to invest in the best ideas, businesses and products that America has to offer.
Weir leading Wheatfield girls soccer to strong start
Thu, Sep 14th 2017 03:55 pm
At the end of last season, eighth grader Erin Weir finished with two goals and two assists, equaling six points. In seven games as a freshman in the 2017 season, she's more than tripled her points output from her first varsity campaign.
Niagara Reserve Citizen Airmen support hurricane relief efforts in Florida
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 09:05 pm
Six members of the 914th Civil Engineer Squadron departed Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station bound for Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida, where they will support recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Irma. A 911th Airlift Wing C-130 out of Pittsburgh Air Reserve Station provided the transport.
Local Corps of Engineers staff deployed to help in hurricane response
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 09:00 pm
Four members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, have been deployed to assist in the hurricane response effort following Hurricane Harvey and in anticipation of Hurricane Irma's aftermath.
for KING & COUNTRY strike RIAA gold with 3 certifications
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 08:40 pm
Two-time Grammy Award winners for KING & COUNTRY have struck gold as the Recording Industry Association of America has certified the group's current album, "Run Wild. Live Free. Love Strong.," gold, signifying sales of 500,000 albums.
Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper announces completion of Hyde Park Lake living shoreline project
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 08:40 pm
Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper has announced the completion of the Hyde Park Lake living shoreline project, a two-year effort in partnership with the City of Niagara Falls and the Niagara River Greenway Ecological Standing Committee. The project enhanced 600 linear feet of shoreline located near the Rose Garden on the eastern end of Hyde Park Lake.
Jack Eichel autograph signing for Hurricane Harvey relief
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 08:40 pm
Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel will be at Dave & Adam's retail store (8075 Sheridan Drive, Williamsville) at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, for a special charity autograph signing.
UB welcomes 'Kenny Rogers The Gambler's Last Deal: Christmas & Hits'
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 08:35 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, announces the 11th annual Ronald McDonald House charity holiday concert will be "Kenny Rogers The Gambler's Last Deal: Christmas & Hits," with special guest Linda Davis. The show is set for 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16. Tickets go on sale online at 10 a.m. Friday, with the box office opening at noon.
Buffalo Sabres release training camp roster
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 08:35 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the roster for the team's training camp, which begins Thursday, when players are scheduled to report for testing and physicals.
KeyBank recognized for diversity
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 08:35 pm
KeyBank is one of 45 organizations selected by The National Organization on Disability to receive the 2017 NOD Leading Disability Employer Seal.
Mount St. Mary's announces appointments
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 08:30 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital has announced the following appointments:
DASNY completes multimillion-dollar summer construction at SUNY Buffalo State College, University at Buffalo & Alfred State College
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 08:30 pm
Gerrard P. Bushell, president and CEO of DASNY, announced more than $10 million in upgrades have been completed at SUNY Buffalo State College Alfred State College and the University at Buffalo. The work is part of approximately $30 million in upgrades to SUNY campuses throughout New York state completed by DASNY over the course of 90 days - ready in time for students to begin the fall semester.
Rescuing blighted land: Legislators announce members of board of county land bank
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 08:20 pm
Niagara County lawmakers publicly announced the membership of the board of directors of the county's new land bank on Tuesday night.
M&T Bank launches 'Understanding What's Important Business Challenge' to celebrate local businesses & their community impact
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 08:20 pm
M&T Bank, a company with a long history of supporting the communities it serves, has debuted the "Understanding What's Important Business Challenge," a new initiative that celebrates local businesses and the organizations they support to make a difference in their communities.
Chris Tomlin & Pastor Darren Whitehead partner on new book
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 08:20 pm
Grammy winner and world-renowned worship leader Chris Tomlin and senior pastor of Nashville's Church of the City, Darren Whitehead, have partnered to release a new book Oct. 10, "HOLY ROAR, 7 Words that will Change the Way You Worship."
Wheatfield girls soccer endures first loss
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 12:20 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield girls soccer team came into Tuesday as the No. 4 large school in Western New York - and undefeated, at 6-0 overall and 4-0 in league. Staring it down was the also-undefeated Grand Island Vikings, sitting at No. 2.
VIDEO: Mount St. Mary's Hospital receives $825,000 grant to expand Clearview
Tue, Sep 12th 2017 05:30 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital held a press conference Tuesday afternoon to announce it is the recipient of an $825,200 grant from the New York State Health Care Facility Transformation Program. Funding will support the expansion of the hospital's Clearview treatment services, a confidential, inpatient rehabilitation program dedicated to the holistic care of people whose lives have been affected by drugs and/or alcohol.
Can You Help? Elizabeth Restey benefit
Tue, Sep 12th 2017 07:00 am
A fundraiser for Elizabeth Restey and family will take place from 2-7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, at the South Lockport Fire Col, 5666 S. Transit Road, Lockport.
Town of Lewiston takes no action on Rubino brothers PUD concept plan
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 11:10 pm
Town of Lewiston Supervisor Steve Broderick wasted no time Monday in telling a standing-room-only crowd inside Town Hall the Town Council would not vote on John and Joe Rubino's planned unit/urban development concept for Upper Mountain Road. Instead, "I want to listen to what everybody has to say ... and take it in," he said prior to the work session.
Great Lakes Real Estate donates to Lewiston Peace Garden
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
Great Lakes Real Estate recently donated a bench to the International Peace Garden located between Center Street and Ridge Road. GLRE contributed the piece of furniture upon learning there was a need during the Memorial Day parade preparations.
State Parks Standing Committee to meet for project approval
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Niagara River Greenway Fund Standing Committee will hold a meeting at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 22, to vote on funding for projects being proposed to the Standing Committee by State Parks. The meeting will be held at DeVeaux Woods State Park and is open to the public.
Armed Forces Weekend, dinosaurs in corn maze & ventriloquists highlight opening weekend of 22nd annual Fall Festival at Great Pumpkin Farm
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
The Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence will kick off its 22nd annual Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to dusk Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 16-17, with a special Armed Forces weekend, in collaboration with WNY Heroes Inc. The regular admission fee will be waived for military, police or fire department personnel who present proper identification to WNY Heroes representatives at the gate. Such attendees will also be permitted to bring one guest for free.
Lewiston Council on the Arts thanks Elderwood at Wheatfield
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts' Tim Henderson recently presented Kristine Bailey of Elderwood at Wheatfield with an appreciation plaque for the sponsorship of Lewiston's popular "Blue Mondays" and "Blue Grass Mondays" concert series.
Mason's Mission playground to open in Pendleton
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
Mason's Mission, a nonprofit organization formed to assist families with special needs, announced the grand-opening of its first special needs playground at 6570 Campbell Blvd., Pendleton. The event will take place at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16. New York State Sen. Robert Ortt will be on hand to help dedicate the site. The public is invited to attend.
HAL program focuses on mapping
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
The Historical Association of Lewiston's September program is titled "Mapping the Frontier - A Study of 18th Century Surveying and Mapping Techniques." The event will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah Fellowship Hall, 915 Oneida St.
Hurricanes Harvey & Irma impact gas prices
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
Today's national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $2.67 per gallon, up 30 cents over the past two weeks and up 4 cents in the past week. One year ago, the price was $2.18. The New York state average is $2.83, up 35 cents in two weeks, and up 5 cents from last week. A year ago, the state average was $2.32.
Schneiderman reminds New Yorkers of charitable giving tips in response to Hurricane Irma
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued an alert reminding New Yorkers to consider consulting the office's charitable giving tips before making a donation to support organizations assisting the victims of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey.
Buffalo Zoo holds animal art show
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
The Buffalo Zoo, 300 Parkside Ave., will hold its biannual animal fundraiser, "Art Gone Wild," from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14. "Art Gone Wild" features an art show, auction and sale of works that were produced by the zoo's animal residents. Pieces include animal paintings, paw print casts and ornaments.
Jamie Hagerty named Peach Queen, capping 60th annual Niagara County Peach Festival
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 07:15 am
The 60th annual Niagara County Peach Festival took place this past weekend at Academy Park. Sponsored by the Lewiston Kiwanis Club, the four-day event is a major fundraiser used to raise monies for local educational and community endeavors.
Niagara County: Col. Mark S. Larson takes command of 914th Air Refueling Wing
Sun, Sep 10th 2017 10:25 pm
Col. Mark S. Larson took command of the 914th Air Refueling Wing from Col. Brian S. Bowman on Sunday during a change of command ceremony at the Niagara Falls air reserve station.
Peach Festival marks 60 years
Sun, Sep 10th 2017 12:30 pm
The 60th annual Niagara County Peach Festival is taking place this weekend at Academy Park. Sponsored by the Lewiston Kiwanis Club, the four-day event is a major fundraiser used to raise monies for local educational and community endeavors.
Clause awarded Lewiston Lion Scholarship
Sun, Sep 10th 2017 12:00 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions Club has announced A'ngelee Clause was awarded a $500 scholarship.
Wheatfield football fights back, but falls late
Sun, Sep 10th 2017 11:50 am
In the preseason, Niagara-Wheatfield coach Russ Nixon said his team would fight until the final horn. Friday night against Orchard Park, they proved that, although in a losing effort.
Larson taking command of 914th Air Refueling Wing
Sun, Sep 10th 2017 09:15 am
Col. Mark S. Larson, former commander of the 931st Air Refueling Wing, will take command of the 914th Air Refueling Wing from Col. Brian S. Bowman, who is set to retire. A change of command ceremony will take place at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station today, before the wing in formation.
Welcome to Lewiston, Lash & Brow Boutique
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 11:00 am
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was recently held for The Lash & Brow Boutique, located at 440 Ridge St. (sharing space where Janice's Salon is located). Gina Streck, a licensed cosmetologist and master microblading technician, owns the business. The event was a celebration to mark one year in business.
Roaming Table tastefully pairs Lewiston's history, food
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 10:00 am
The Roaming Table, Lewiston's food tasting and historical walking tour, is a veritable smorgasbord of culinary delights, complete with a recounting of olden days and anecdotal tales from the village's storied past. Guests relish the unique opportunity to learn about the heroes and villains of yesteryear, the inspiration for two monuments, and the incredible efforts to free slaves.
Grand Island: Town Board issues proclamation for Buddy Poppy Drive
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 07:00 am
The Grand Island Town Board proclaimed Sept. 8 and 9 as American Legion Patriot Poppy Days on Grand Island in advance of the American Legion Grand Island Post No. 1346 Patriot Day Poppy Drive that weekend.
Rotary Club of Grand Island: Two named Paul Harris Fellows
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 07:00 am
The Grand Island Rotary Club welcomed District 7090 Gov. Reg Madison to its dinner meeting on Aug. 16 at the Buffalo Launch Club. Skip Mazenauer and Jerry Barlow, two longtime Rotarians, were recognized as Paul Harris Fellows, named after the founder of Rotary. Madison presented them with a lapel pin and medallion.
Grand Island Town Board considers tax cap override
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 07:00 am
After receiving a presentation by the town's accountant and input from citizens at a public hearing Tuesday, the Grand Island Town Board will consider passing a local law to override the state's tax cap.
 

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