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Niagara County clerk reminds pistol permit seekers that application rules change Aug. 31
Wed, Aug 10th 2022 04:45 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski on Wednesday reminded those who are planning to submit an application for a pistol permit that they must submit their paperwork by Aug. 31, or they will have to start the process over when new state legislation takes effect Sept. 1.
Hochul signs legislation to honor and support Holocaust survivors in educational, cultural & financial institutions
Wed, Aug 10th 2022 04:45 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul has signed a legislative package to honor and support Holocaust survivors in educational, cultural and financial institutions.
'Boating Through the Years' at Buffalo Launch Club
Wed, Aug 10th 2022 04:40 pm
Niagara Frontier Antique and Classic Boats announces its 43rd annual Antique & Classic Boat Show, "Boating Through The Years," will be held Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Buffalo Launch Club. The oldest power-boating club in the world is located at 503 E. River Road, Grand Island.
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA to host 'Kindness is Fashionable' community mural event
Wed, Aug 10th 2022 04:40 pm
As the community gears up for back to school, The Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA is inviting shopping guests of all ages to participate in the creation of a new community mural titled, "Kindness is Fashionable," which will be painted on the windows of entrance 3.
Tickets for 'Disney's Aladdin' on sale at Shea's Buffalo Theatre on Friday
Wed, Aug 10th 2022 04:00 pm
Disney Theatrical Productions, under the direction of Thomas Schumacher, and Shea's Performing Arts Center announced tickets for the long-awaited engagement of "Disney's Aladdin" will go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 12. The hit Broadway musical will begin performances at Shea's Buffalo Theatre on Tuesday, Nov. 22, for a limited engagement through Sunday, Nov. 27.
ESW Training Academy now open
Wed, Aug 10th 2022 12:35 pm
As Empire State Wrestling (ESW) prepares to celebrate its 20th anniversary, it is fitting for Western New York's premier wrestling promotion to announce formal plans for training the next generation of ESW stars.
DEC, Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper to hold virtual outreach for Buffalo River AOC
Wed, Aug 10th 2022 12:35 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper will hold a virtual outreach event from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, to update the public about ongoing efforts to restore natural resources in the Buffalo River Area of Concern (AOC) and the proposed removal of the "Restrictions on Dredging Activities Beneficial Use Impairment" (BUI).
Niagara Falls Bridge Commission sponsors Lewiston Art Festival
Wed, Aug 10th 2022 12:35 pm
The arts can build bridges across cultures, generations and geographies. The Niagara Falls Bridge Commission supports the efforts of Lewiston Council on the Arts as sponsor of the Lewiston Art Festival.
Child Advocacy Center receives 3-year VOCA grant
Wed, Aug 10th 2022 12:30 pm
The Child Advocacy Center of Niagara, a service of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, has received a Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant totaling $1,102,974 over a three-year period.
Hochul signs legislation to promote job opportunities, help job seekers secure new employment opportunities
Wed, Aug 10th 2022 12:30 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul has signed legislation that will increase public awareness on job opportunities in New York state. Legislation (A.8458A/S.6803A) will authorize the New York State Department of Labor to develop a public awareness campaign that will promote the New York State Job Bank - an online resource maintained by the NYSDOL to connect job seekers with over 250,000 jobs across all industries.
Office of Health Equity invites Erie County residents to participate in survey
Wed, Aug 10th 2022 12:30 pm
The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) Office of Health Equity has developed a health and wellness survey for Erie County residents. Responses will inform the work of this office as it compiles a needs assessment report and develops pilot models and programs to improve health disparities.
Edward Town Middle School high honor, honor, merit rolls
Wed, Aug 10th 2022 12:30 pm
Edward Town Middle School announced the following students were named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the fourth quarter marking period of the 2021-22 academic year.
Falkner Park summer concert series enters seventh week
Wed, Aug 10th 2022 12:30 pm
Though summer may be winding down, the free summer concerts in Youngstown are still in full swing. These concerts, a collaboration between volunteers and the Village of Youngstown mayor and Board of Trustees, have been bringing music to the area on Friday nights for over 20 years. Musical acts this year have featured bagpipes to yacht rock, and lots in between.
Niagara County Sheriff's Office K9 Reggie to get body armor
Tue, Aug 9th 2022 07:30 pm
Niagara County Sheriff's Office K9 Reggie will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9s Inc. K9 Reggie's vest is sponsored by Christine Rath of Youngstown, and will be embroidered with the sentiment "Born to Love - Trained to Serve - Loyal Always." Delivery is expected within eight to 10 weeks.
Ray LaMontagne to perform at Shea's Buffalo Theatre
Tue, Aug 9th 2022 01:00 pm
Ray LaMontagne, with special guest Lily Meola, will bring "The Monovision Tour" to Shea's Buffalo Theatre for an 8 p.m. performance on Saturday, Nov. 5. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, online at www.sheas.org or www.ticketmaster.com.
'Punch Brothers and Béla Fleck: My Bluegrass Heart' at University at Buffalo Center for the Arts
Tue, Aug 9th 2022 12:55 pm
The University at Buffalo Center for the Arts will present a special double-bill evening, "Punch Brothers and Béla Fleck: My Bluegrass Heart," at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, in the Mainstage Theatre, located at the Center for the Arts, North Campus.
Hochul announces issuance of guidance to support counties' development of domestic terrorism prevention plans
Tue, Aug 9th 2022 12:55 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the issuance of new guidance for counties throughout New York to support the development of domestic terrorism prevention plans, which each county and the City of New York are responsible for developing under executive order 18.
Stephen Henderson to receive award, give address at Buffalo State
Tue, Aug 9th 2022 12:50 pm
Award-winning actor, director and educator Stephen McKinley Henderson will deliver a talk about his career and how he participated in the U.S. Department of Education's Upward Bound program as a high school student in Kansas City, Kansas, during Buffalo State College's Upward Bound banquet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11.
Ransomville Speedway adjusting 2022 schedule
Tue, Aug 9th 2022 12:50 pm
Management of the Ransomville Speedway is making an adjustment to the end of the 2022 schedule.
Niagara County is 'Reelin' for a Cure'
Tue, Aug 9th 2022 10:45 am
"Reelin' for a Cure" is returning to Olcott and Wilson harbors from 6 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 19. In its seventh year, the fishing tournament will host hundreds of women angling for prize money, bragging rights and the opportunity to raise money for women battling cancer.
Angel Cup Golf Challenge
Tue, Aug 9th 2022 10:00 am
The Community Action Angel Cup Golf Challenge, sponsored by Niagara Community Action Program, was held Monday at the Niagara County Golf Course. Pictured, from left: Chuck Cleri, Mike Hartman and board members John Lombardi and Andy Kirsch.
Give blood or platelets for chance at year's supply of gas
Tue, Aug 9th 2022 09:55 am
Did you know about 62% of the U.S. population is eligible to give blood? But, only about 3% does. By making an appointment to help save lives with the American Red Cross in August, donors can pump up the blood supply and keep it from falling to shortage levels. Platelet donors are especially needed now.
'Living History Weekend' at Old Fort Niagara
Tue, Aug 9th 2022 09:55 am
Old Fort Niagara's history spans almost 300 years. During those three centuries of occupation, the fort has seen combat for only about 23 days.
Car accident attorney William Mattar to host pencil donation for local teachers
Mon, Aug 8th 2022 06:05 pm
Registration is open for the annual William Mattar "Pencils 4 Schools" program.
Higgins: $25 million federal grant for transformation of Main Street in Buffalo
Mon, Aug 8th 2022 06:05 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced a $25 million federal grant for a project that will transform a section of Main Street in the City of Buffalo.
Hochul signs legislation providing access to benefit information for National Guard members
Mon, Aug 8th 2022 04:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Monday signed legislation (S.666-A/A.5832-A) that requires information on the benefits and services available to National Guard members in both written form and on the Division of Military and Naval Affairs website.
Zach Williams to bring 'Heart of God' to Erie County Fair
Mon, Aug 8th 2022 04:10 pm
Grammy Award-winner Zach Williams will perform a free show at the Erie County Fair at 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15. This performance is free with gate admission. No grandstand tickets are required for entry.
Niagara Wheatfield High School honor rolls
Mon, Aug 8th 2022 04:00 pm
Niagara Wheatfield High School announced the following students were named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the fourth quarter marking period of the 2021-22 academic year.
Lewiston-Porter Middle School accolades
Mon, Aug 8th 2022 04:00 pm
Lewiston-Porter Middle School announced the following students were named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the fourth quarter marking period of the 2021-22 academic year.
Lewiston-Porter High School high honor, honor, merit rolls
Mon, Aug 8th 2022 04:00 pm
Lewiston-Porter High School announced the following students were named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the fourth quarter marking period of the 2021-22 academic year.
Heastie announces $1 million for an inclusive playground in Amherst
Mon, Aug 8th 2022 02:35 pm
New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie on Monday continued his annual statewide tour in Erie County and, together with Assembly member Karen McMahon, announced $1 million in state funding to build an inclusive playground in Amherst Central Park.
Woodlawn Beach State Park wetland restoration project slated for fall
Mon, Aug 8th 2022 01:40 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced a wetland restoration project will begin at Woodlawn Beach State Park in Erie County this fall. The $1.6 million project is being funded through a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
Hochul signs legislation to strengthen housing affordability for seniors & families
Mon, Aug 8th 2022 01:40 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul has signed a legislative package aimed at expanding tax relief for New York homeowners, particularly those 60 and over. The package, which was signed alongside members of the State Legislature and advocates, is designed to help support homeowners - from first-time homebuyers to senior citizens - as inflation, rising costs and other factors drive a nationwide affordability crisis.
118 NYS hospitals recognized for efforts to improve outcomes for Americans with heart disease & stroke
Mon, Aug 8th 2022 11:05 am
One hundred and eighteen hospitals in New York are among the 2,600 nationwide that participate in the American Heart Association's "Get With The Guidelines" initiative to improve outcomes for Americans who experience heart disease or stroke. Several individual hospitals within many of the systems received awards.
BEOC's 'Community Day' at Explore and More offers fun & learning with discounted admission, superheroes, sweet treats, giveaways
Mon, Aug 8th 2022 11:00 am
Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center (BEOC), in partnership with Explore & More, will present "Find the Superhero Within Community Day" from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at 130 Main St., Buffalo.
NYSSBA offers summer leadership event for school board members Aug. 12-13
Mon, Aug 8th 2022 10:55 am
School board members from around New York will gather at the Crowne Plaza Albany - Desmond Hotel on Aug. 12 and 13 for a series of education sessions designed to introduce new members to the fundamentals of board service, and enable veteran members to enhance their governance knowledge and skills.
Attorney General James, State Police Superintendent Bruen announce conviction & sentencing of phony attorney
Mon, Aug 8th 2022 10:55 am
New York Attorney General Letitia James and New York State Police Superintendent Kevin Bruen on Friday announced the conviction and sentencing of Andrew Schnorr, 39, for practicing law without a license and defrauding New Yorkers in Buffalo.
'Into the Wild' gallery opening to feature live birds and regional art
Mon, Aug 8th 2022 10:55 am
The Kenan House Gallery presents "Into the Wild," a collection of wildlife-focused fine art and photography from regional and national artists including Charles Brown, Dick Collins, Kateri Ewing, Judy Hartke, Dan Meyer, Len Rusin, Frederick Szatkowski and Jeff Tracy.
Pump prices continue to drop; gas demand tapers off in some parts of country
Mon, Aug 8th 2022 10:55 am
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $4.06, down 15 cents from one week ago. One year ago, the price was $3.19. The New York state average is $4.43, down 9 cents since last Monday. A year ago, the NYS average was $3.22.
Groundbreaking Alzheimer's research revealed at Alzheimer's Association International Conference
Mon, Aug 8th 2022 10:55 am
With more than 6 million Americans living with Alzheimer's disease today, researchers are working tirelessly to advance science that will lead to earlier detection, preventions and additional new treatments for Alzheimer's and all dementia.
 

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