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ESD announces RFP for New York State Minority and Women Revolving Loan Trust Fund
Mon, May 15th 2017 10:00 am
Empire State Development has issued a request for proposals for the New York State Minority and Women Revolving Loan Trust Fund, a program designed to make low-cost financial assistance available at the local level to minority and women-owned businesses (MWBEs).
Richardson Olmsted Campus & Buffalo Philharmonic present 'enLIGHTen'
Mon, May 15th 2017 10:00 am
In celebration of the successful completion of the first phase of redevelopment at the Richardson Olmsted Campus and as a special thanks to the community for its support, the Richardson and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, led by JoAnn Falletta, will illuminate the night and invite Western New Yorkers to witness a "first" for this region at 9 p.m. July 28.
Matthew West releases new single 'Broken Things'
Mon, May 15th 2017 10:00 am
Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Matthew West has released his new single, "Broken Things," from his upcoming new album due later this fall. The single is available everywhere by clicking HERE. The single will also be going for adds at radio on Friday, May 19, as a follow-up to his numerous No. 1 radio singles.
HAL 'fantastically' maps world at May event
Mon, May 15th 2017 07:00 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston's May program it titled "Mapping the Frontier - A Study of 18th Century Surveying and Mapping Techniques." The event will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah Fellowship Hall, 915 Oneida St., Lewiston.
Niagara County Central Rotary's 'Shred-it' event set for June 3
Mon, May 15th 2017 07:00 am
People can securely shred sensitive paper documents during the "Shred-It" event, sponsored by the Niagara County Central Rotary, to be held from 2 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 3, at the Sanborn Fire Co. parking lot, 5811 Buffalo St. (Route 429), Sanborn.
Memorial Day observance grows in Lewiston
Sat, May 13th 2017 10:00 am
When the Village of Lewiston's annual Memorial Day parade, observance and luncheon was cancelled in 2015, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Downriver Post No. 7487, vowed to bring it back bigger and better in 2016.
Lewiston Garden Club plans annual perennial sale
Sat, May 13th 2017 09:00 am
Make a list of plants you'd like to see blooming in your yard year after year. Check it twice, because you're not going to want to miss the Lewiston Garden Club Perennial Sale being held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at the Red Brick Municipal Building, 145 N. Fourth St.
Town of Lewiston: Water, water, everywhere
Sat, May 13th 2017 07:00 am
Following last week's deluge of rains, there was water, water everywhere - much of it in residents' basements - Lewiston wastewater treatment plant administrator Jeff Ritter told Supervisor Steve Broderick and the Lewiston Town Board meeting on Monday.
Knights of Columbus Mary Star of the Sea: 50th anniversary building rededication
Sat, May 13th 2017 07:00 am
Local Knights of Columbus pledged their continued support to the community in celebrating the golden anniversary of their home on Whitehaven Road.
REALTORS emeritus honored at annual luncheon
Sat, May 13th 2017 07:00 am
The local real estate community came to Grand Island last week to honor some of the industry's longest serving members.
First-ever Farmer Fest blossoms in the rain
Sat, May 13th 2017 07:00 am
Supporters of the Grand Island agriculture movement were buoyed by the public response to the first-ever Farmer Fest event, which took place Saturday despite a cold, dreary rain.
Blue Devils clinch vs. Niagara-Wheatfield
Fri, May 12th 2017 03:55 pm
It's been an up-and-down season for the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons. It's been the opposite for the Kenmore West Blue Devils.
Obituary: Rev. Elton J. Rengstorf
Fri, May 12th 2017 03:45 pm
The Rev. Elton J. Rengstorf of Lewiston passed away Thursday, April 6, 2017, at Niagara Hospice in Lockport.
'James & The Giant Peach Jr.' takes stage at Lew-Port
Fri, May 12th 2017 03:45 pm
The Lewiston-Porter Middle School Drama Club presents "James & The Giant Peach Jr.," based on the book by Roald Dahl, May 19-21 in the High School Center for the Arts.
Racist flyers in Lewiston target Lew-Port BOE candidates
Fri, May 12th 2017 03:40 pm
On Thursday of this week, just ahead of the Lewiston-Porter School District budget vote and School Board elections on Tuesday, residents in the Lewiston and Youngstown communities came across yet another disturbing flyer in their mailboxes. Again it was promulgating hate and racist thoughts, but this time with the names of two Lewiston-Porter Board of Education candidates targeted.
HART Interfaith awards celebration to be held May 24
Fri, May 12th 2017 03:20 pm
HART Interfaith is a home assistance referral program that provides the elderly and infirm with caregivers, allowing them to remain independent in their homes.
NYS expands emerald ash borer quarantine
Fri, May 12th 2017 03:20 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Department of Agriculture and Markets announced eight existing emerald ash borer (EAB) restricted zones have been expanded and merged into a single restricted zone in order to strengthen the state's efforts to slow the spread of this invasive pest.
Seneca-Babcock Community Association BBQ & raffle
Fri, May 12th 2017 03:15 pm
On Sunday, May 21, the Seneca-Babcock Community Association will hold its annual basket raffle and chicken dinner at 1168 Seneca St., Buffalo.
New task force launches in Erie County to combat elder financial abuse & exploitation
Fri, May 12th 2017 03:15 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn, Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard, Center for Elder Law & Justice CEO Karen Nicolson and Lifespan of Greater Rochester CEO Ann Marie Cook announced the launch of a new model to combat elder financial abuse and exploitation in Erie County, called an Enhanced Multidisciplinary Team.
Higgins, Jacobs, Morinello & McMurray make joint push for cashless tolling at Grand Island bridges
Fri, May 12th 2017 03:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs, Assemblymember Angelo Morinello and Grand Island Supervisor Nate McMurray are together pushing for conversion to cashless tolling at the Grand Island bridges.
Goo Goo Dolls announce release of new EP, 'You Should Be Happy'
Fri, May 12th 2017 02:50 pm
Multiplatinum, Grammy-nominated Goo Goo Dolls announce the release of their new, five-song EP, "You Should Be Happy," via Warner Bros. Records. The EP was recorded at EastWest studios in LA and produced by Drew Pearson (OneRepublic, Katy Perry), who first collaborated with the band on their previous release, "Boxes."
Hollywood stars come together to have fun, change lives in NBC's 'Red Nose Day Special'
Fri, May 12th 2017 02:50 pm
A star-studded cast of Hollywood favorites is coming together to have fun, raise money and change lives in "The Red Nose Day Special," airing Thursday, May 25 (10 p.m. ET), on NBC. The one-hour television event, hosted by comedian Chris Hardwick, will be broadcast live from Rockefeller Plaza in New York City in support of the Red Nose Day charity campaign.
Alice Cooper announces worldwide signing to earMUSIC; to release new studio album, Paranormal, July 28
Fri, May 12th 2017 02:45 pm
earMUSIC has announced the worldwide signing of legendary shock-rocker Alice Cooper.
Postal carriers to hold 25th annual Food Drive on May 13
Fri, May 12th 2017 11:35 am
The National Association of Letter Carriers and the United States Postal Service will conduct the 25th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, May 13. Last year, residents donated nearly 1.3 million pounds of food for their Western New York neighbors and a record 80 million pounds of food nationally.
Obituary: John Harold Myhre
Fri, May 12th 2017 11:30 am
A memorial service will be held for John Harold Myhre, who passed away April 29, 2017.
Herschell Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum to appear on Travel Channel
Fri, May 12th 2017 11:20 am
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum will be featured in the Travel Channel's "RV Top 3: Bayou to Bison Bonanza" television special airing at 9 a.m. Saturday.
German Heritage Museum opens for season
Fri, May 12th 2017 11:20 am
The Das Haus, Einhaus und Der Stall German Heritage Museum campus at 2549 Niagara Road in Bergholz Village recently held its opening day's events. Community members gathered at the museum, as well as three visitors from Pennsylvania.
Local organizations to present disabilities workshop May 17
Fri, May 12th 2017 11:15 am
ONE SEPTA and Parent Network of WNY will present a workshop titled, "Understanding the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)" from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, at the Orleans/Niagara BOCES Conference Center, 4124 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
Pappas seeks full term as NT mayor
Fri, May 12th 2017 11:15 am
City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas will ask voters in the November election to keep him in his position to "continue our great progress," the first-term mayor said last week.
NT School District sets vote on $73.491 million budget
Fri, May 12th 2017 11:10 am
Come Tuesday, May 16, North Tonawanda School District property owners will be voting on a pared down $73.491 million spending plan for the 2017-18 school year.
Kelly Clarkson named new coach on 'The Voice,' joining Blake Shelton & Adam Levine 2018 season
Thu, May 11th 2017 05:55 pm
Global superstar and three-time Grammy Award winner Kelly Clarkson is set to join NBC's "The Voice" for the show's 14th season (first half of 2018). She will be joined by fellow coaches Blake Shelton and Adam Levine on the network's three-time Emmy Award-winning series.
Students injured after Wheatfield accident
Thu, May 11th 2017 11:30 am
Five students were injured Wednesday, after a driver sideswiped a school bus in Wheatfield, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office reported.
Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduates 64th class
Thu, May 11th 2017 11:20 am
The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduated its 64th class during a ceremony held Wednesday at Niagara University's Castellani Art Museum.
Second annual Project Connect Niagara scheduled for July 26
Thu, May 11th 2017 11:15 am
Event provides wide range of services to individuals throughout Niagara County
Buffalo Sabres hire Jason Botterill as general manager
Thu, May 11th 2017 11:00 am
Buffalo Sabres Owner Terry Pegula on Thursday announced the team hired Jason Botterill to be the team's general manager.
Red Rocks Worship: First full-length album to be recorded live at Denver's Paramount Theatre
Thu, May 11th 2017 09:10 am
In partnership with Sony Music/Essential Worship, Red Rocks Worship will record their label debut full-length album live, to a sold-out audience at Denver's iconic Paramount Theatre, today. A live stream of the recording will be available on Essential Worship's Facebook page beginning at 9:30 p.m. ET. 
4 couples remain as competition heats up for semifinals on 'Dancing with the Stars'
Thu, May 11th 2017 09:05 am
The four remaining couples advance to the semifinals, as the competition heats up and the show edges closer to the following week's crowning of the coveted Mirrorball trophy, on "Dancing with the Stars," live, Monday, May 15 (8-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.
Jennifer Hudson on board as coach for fall 2017 of 'The Voice'
Thu, May 11th 2017 08:55 am
Oscar, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, BAFTA and Grammy Award winner Jennifer Hudson will join Miley Cyrus, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton as a coach on season 13 of NBC's three-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice."
Groundbreaking rock opera 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live!' arrives next Easter Sunday on NBC
Wed, May 10th 2017 05:00 pm
Set for Easter Sunday (April 1, 2018), NBC will bring to broadcast television "Jesus Christ Superstar Live!," a one-of-a-kind live staging of the iconic 1971 Broadway rock opera with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice.
Artpark's 'Painted Parking Lot' recreation underway
Wed, May 10th 2017 04:55 pm
On Wednesday, students from Lewiston-Porter High School, along with some community volunteers, worked on Artpark & Company's recreation of "Niagara 1979."