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Donations provided to Child Advocacy Center of Niagara
Fri, Jun 2nd 2017 02:50 pm
The Greater Niagara Federal Credit Union recently held Youth Month, where young credit union members were taught about the importance of saving money for the future and giving back to the community.
Pappas delivers for Twin Cities Meals on Wheels
Fri, Jun 2nd 2017 02:45 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas participated with the volunteers of Twin Cities Meals on Wheels last Friday.
Project Pride to host planting event
Fri, Jun 2nd 2017 02:40 pm
Over the past few months, members of Project Pride of North Tonawanda have helped clean up the grounds of the Carnegie Arts Center, Oliver Street, Webster Street, Manhattan Street and a vacant parcel of land at Tremont and Oliver streets.
Zadzilka asks voters for new term
Fri, Jun 2nd 2017 02:40 pm
City of North Tonawanda Common Council President Eric Zadzilka will ask voters to allow him to continue several efforts in the city that have "made North Tonawanda an even better place to raise a family and make a life," Zadzilka recently announced.
Niagara set to 'Neaten Up': Townwide annual cleanup is June 3
Fri, Jun 2nd 2017 02:00 pm
You've got to admit it's a neat idea. The Town of Niagara is getting ready for its second annual "Neaten Up Niagara," a spring-cleaning event on a townwide scale.
Arts Services Initiative of WNY celebrates Make Music Day in Buffalo, Niagara Falls & Jamestown
Fri, Jun 2nd 2017 12:15 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York announced Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Jamestown will join cities across the country and around the world for this year's Make Music Day on June 21.
Disney|ABC Television Group to broadcast 'One Love Manchester' benefit concert to aid victims & families of Manchester attack
Fri, Jun 2nd 2017 12:15 pm
Disney|ABC Television Group will air the exclusive television broadcast of "One Love Manchester" benefit concert on Sunday, June 4, for U.S. audiences, it was announced Friday.
Next NT Cash Mob announced
Fri, Jun 2nd 2017 12:15 pm
Join in for the June NT Cash Mob at Not 2 Shabby, located at 287 Oliver St., North Tonawanda. The event runs from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, June 17.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Award
Fri, Jun 2nd 2017 12:15 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital's commitment and success in ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.
Special Olympics Flame of Hope continues journey throughout Buffalo
Fri, Jun 2nd 2017 08:00 am
For the 31st year in New York state, law enforcement officers will be carrying the Special Olympics Flame of Hope throughout various communities leading up to opening ceremonies at the State Summer Games. The cauldron will be lit on Friday, June 16, at Sienna College, signifying the opening of the 2017 State Summer Games.
Help support July 4 fireworks in Village of Lewiston
Fri, Jun 2nd 2017 07:00 am
As summer approaches, the Village of Lewiston has begun planning for the annual July 4 fireworks display. This event is a tradition the village is hoping to continue. It is with urgency that we reach out to our local businesses and caring individuals to continue generously contributing to keep this tradition going.
Mark Daul: On the back porch, or out front on the sun porch
Thu, Jun 1st 2017 06:40 pm
When I was putting my Sentinel story together today, I wanted to sit on the sun porch in the front of the house so I could watch my land wash away. This is due to the extremely high Lake Ontario water levels the IJC has been telling us is only 2 inches above normal levels. (No kidding, that's what we were told.) I opted to sit in the rear of the house; no distractions.
Special Olympics New York announces State Senate support for Unified Champion Schools
Thu, Jun 1st 2017 05:20 pm
At a press conference held Thursday at Lancaster High School, Special Olympics New York announced a $200,000 New York state budget appropriation in support of Unified Champion Schools.
Niagara University launches online MBA program
Thu, Jun 1st 2017 05:10 pm
Niagara University's College of Business Administration is now offering an online MBA program with a curriculum designed for individuals seeking an edge in understanding and competing in the digital economy.
MercyMe announces East Coast trek of 'Lifer Tour'
Thu, Jun 1st 2017 05:05 pm
Grammy-nominated MercyMe will bring the second leg of their "Lifer Tour" to 14 markets Oct. 7-29. Carrying the namesake of their latest No. 1 album, "Lifer," the American Music Award winners will perform fan favorites such as "I Can Only Imagine," "Flawless," "Greater" and more, including their current chart-topper "Even If" which has been a continuous No. 1 mainstay on the Christian radio charts.
Women's book study at United Baptist Christian Church
Thu, Jun 1st 2017 05:00 pm
At 9 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month, United Baptist Christian Church of Lewiston hosts a free pancake breakfast. After breakfast, the women of the church gather for their monthly study of the book "Women of the Bible" by Ann Spangler and Jean E. Syswerda.
Embody Health & Wellness Studio celebrating first anniversary
Thu, Jun 1st 2017 04:55 pm
Ami Patrick and Embody Health & Wellness Studio will celebrate one year at the Red Brick Municipal Building with a "Workout Extravaganza" from 8-10 a.m. Saturday, June 10, outside at 145 N. Fourth St., Lewiston.
'Sharknado 5: Global Swarming' unveiled as official title, making landfall on Syfy Aug. 6
Thu, Jun 1st 2017 04:40 pm
Pack your passport and grab a chainsaw, because "Sharknado" is going global! Taking the world - and unsuspecting celebrities - by storm, the movie event of the century blows into town this summer, and now, SYFY and The Asylum have revealed its chilling title: "Sharknado 5: Global Swarming." The latest installment in the hit pop culture franchise premieres on SYFY Sunday, Aug. 6 (8 p.m. ET), and will air in more than 100 countries.
Seneca Gaming Corp. names Holly Gagnon president & CEO
Thu, Jun 1st 2017 09:30 am
Following a meeting of the corporation's board of directors, Seneca Gaming Corp. announced Thursday that Holly Gagnon was named the company's new president and CEO. Gagnon, who was selected following a national search, is expected to begin in her new role in mid-June.
Gov. Cuomo takes further action to help those impacted by recent flooding
Thu, Jun 1st 2017 09:20 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday announced $7 million in state funding to assist homeowners who have been impacted by flooding along Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. The new investment program will provide up to $40,000 for homeowners to support interior and exterior repairs to structural damage caused by flooding, as well as the repair or replacement of permanent fixtures.
Buffalo Niagara Sales & Marketing Executives installs officers for 2017-18
Thu, Jun 1st 2017 09:00 am
Nicole Meisenburg of Manzella Marketing has been elected president of Buffalo Niagara Sales & Marketing Executives. She succeeds Lisa Ettipio-Lauciello of Bryant & Stratton, who remains on the board of directors as immediate past president. Jill Pawlik, senior marketing manager at Uniland Development Co., has been named executive vice president.
Buffalo's chief judge leads first Opiate Crisis Intervention Court
Thu, Jun 1st 2017 08:55 am
Buffalo City Court Chief Judge Thomas P. Amodeo joined UB Family Medicine, Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz, Buffalo Mayor Byron W. Brown, Horizon Health Services CEO Anne D. Constantino and other dignitaries Wednesday in announcing the creation of the country's first Opiate Crisis Intervention Court, a one-of-a-kind program designed to deal with the rising heroin epidemic.
Buffalo Sabres sign Jonas Johansson to entry-level contract
Wed, May 31st 2017 04:35 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday announced the team signed goaltender Jonas Johansson to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Grammy-winning super producer Timbaland joins ABC's 'Boy Band' as third architect
Wed, May 31st 2017 04:35 pm
ABC announced Wednesday that multiplatinum Grammy-winning super producer Timbaland will serve as the third architect on the upcoming music competition series "Boy Band," which premieres on Thursday, June 22 (8-10 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. Timbaland joins previously announced architects Nick Carter (Backstreet Boys) and Emma Bunton (Spice Girls).
EPA awards Niagara County $300K for brownfields
Wed, May 31st 2017 04:35 pm
Niagara County yet again captured a high-dollar grant to fund its work remediating contaminated sites left over from the county's industrial history, scoring $300,000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to fund site assessment work.
2-time Olympian & marathon record-holder coming to WNY
Wed, May 31st 2017 12:50 pm
Houghton College will host Ryan Hall, one of the top marathon runners in the world, for a one-day clinic, 5K and dinner speaking event on Saturday, June 17. This event is open to the public and features an à la carte option for friends and family members who wish to only participate in the 5K or dinner speaking event.
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra to perform 'The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses'
Wed, May 31st 2017 12:35 pm
The music of one of the most iconic franchises in video game history is coming to life on July 15.
Niagara University extends prestigious AACSB international accreditation
Wed, May 31st 2017 12:35 pm
Niagara University's College of Business Administration has had its accreditation extended by AACSB International, a hallmark of excellence in business education earned by less than 5 percent of the world's business schools.
Wegmans hosts Marv Levy for free book-signing event
Wed, May 31st 2017 12:35 pm
The Amherst Wegmans will host a meet-and-greet book signing with Marv Levy, former Buffalo Bills head coach and celebrity author of "Go Cubs Go!" This illustrated children's book is a heartwarming story about the journey of a Chicago Cubs fan, echoing the life of the author.
Vanessa Hudgens joins Nigel Lythgoe & Mary Murphy as a judge on 'So You Think You Can Dance'
Wed, May 31st 2017 12:35 pm
Actress, singer and dancer Vanessa Hudgens will join Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy as the third judge on this season of "So You Think You Can Dance." The season premiere, airing Monday, June 12 (8-9 p.m. ET/PT) on FOX, will mark Hudgens' judging debut in part one of the Los Angeles auditions.
Learn CPR at Marjim Manor
Wed, May 31st 2017 07:00 am
On Sunday, June 25, a CPR class will be held at The Winery at Marjim Manor beginning at 1 p.m. This five-hour course will give participants basic skills, practice time, and written materials to take home for reference.
Artpark adds Blink-182 and Ziggy Marley to 'Coors Light Concerts' lineup
Tue, May 30th 2017 07:30 pm
Artpark & Company announced Tuesday that Blink-182 (July 31) and Ziggy Marley (July 19) will join the "Coors Light Concerts" lineup this summer. Both of these Outdoor Amphitheater events go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, June 2.
Higgins, Savage & Mang kick off Elmwood Avenue pedestrian & bicycle construction project
Tue, May 30th 2017 07:30 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, Erie County Legislator Peter Savage and Village of Kenmore Mayor Patrick Mang marked the start of construction on an $800,000-plus project improving pedestrian and recreational bicycle access along Elmwood Avenue in the Village of Kenmore.
Morinello to sponsor American Red Cross blood drive in Lewiston
Tue, May 30th 2017 07:30 pm
Assemblyman Angelo Morinello will sponsor a blood drive, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, on Thursday, June 1. The event will be held from 2-6 p.m. at the Red Brick Municipal Building, at 145 N. Fourth St., Lewiston.
ABC announces hosts, reporters, team captains for return of 'Battle of the Network Stars'
Tue, May 30th 2017 07:25 pm
The '70s and '80s television pop-culture classic "Battle of the Network Stars," which premiered from ABC Sports in 1976 and continued for 13 years, will be revived when it returns to television on Thursday, June 29 (9-10 p.m. EDT), on ABC.
NBC's 'Little Big Shots' heats up summer primetime with move to Wednesdays
Tue, May 30th 2017 07:25 pm
NBC's family-friendly series "Little Big Shots" is heating up summer with a move from Sundays to Wednesdays beginning May 31 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Following the final three episodes of the season, the fun keeps going with "Little Big Shots: Forever Young," where young-at-heart seniors will showcase their hidden talents, vibrant personalities and incredible wisdom.
BPO names music library in honor of major donor
Tue, May 30th 2017 07:25 pm
A little-known aspect of the Buffalo Philharmonic's operations is in the spotlight after a major donation.
5th annual Color Me Rad 5K returns to Darien Lake
Tue, May 30th 2017 10:50 am
Darien Lake will turn into a wave of color on Saturday, June 10, as more than a thousand runners participate in the Color Me Rad 5K, a colorful family fun run.
Adell's School of Dance 10th anniversary showcase
Tue, May 30th 2017 10:35 am
Adell's School of Dance, owned by Adell Hoover-Manarino, will celebrate its 10th anniversary dance showcase at Niagara Falls High School at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 2-3. A "Future Star" red carpet showcase will take place at noon on Sunday, June 4.
 

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