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Events at the Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum
Thu, Oct 11th 2018 12:20 pm
The following is a list of events at the Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum:
Wheatfield Lions senior pancake breakfast
Thu, Oct 11th 2018 12:20 pm
From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28, the Town of Wheatfield Lions Club 6535 Ward Road (next to the American Legion) will host a free senior pancake breakfast to honor and recognize the senior community for all they do to contribute to the Town of Wheatfield.
Diesel students visit Operating Engineers Union Hall
Thu, Oct 11th 2018 12:15 pm
Wes Blidy's senior class in the Diesel Technology Program recently had a field trip of a lifetime.  The students from the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center had a chance to visit the Operating Engineers Union Hall in Lakeview.
Niagara Academy students show they are right on target
Thu, Oct 11th 2018 12:10 pm
Niagara Academy Physical Education teachers Jim Behnke, Jen Schepis and Liz Baker recently incorporated an archery unit into their classes. 
N-W BOE to meet
Thu, Oct 11th 2018 12:10 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education meeting to be held on Oct. 17 will begin at 6 p.m.
NCCC honors three alumni
Thu, Oct 11th 2018 12:10 pm
The 2018 Niagara County Community College Distinguished Alumni Award will be presented to Paul Lamont '86, Ellen Latham '77 and Michael Messina '83 at the annual NCCC Foundation Scholarship Gala on Oct. 20 at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute.
NT Library events
Thu, Oct 11th 2018 12:05 pm
The following is a list of events at the North Toanwanda Public Library: 
Breakfast set for Veterans Day
Thu, Oct 11th 2018 12:05 pm
A Veterans Day breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. Nov. 12 at the North Tonawanda Senior Center 110 Goundry St. The event, sponsored by the Department of Youth, Recreation, Parks, and Seniors, is a continuing tradition by the department. 
Town of Niagara: Town Board discusses upcoming budget
Thu, Oct 11th 2018 12:00 pm
Recently, the Town of Niagara Town Board sat down, reviewed and discussed the proposed 2019 budget. In front of the board members, Town Supervisor Lee Wallace presented a $8,750,012.88 budget, which is $273,985.12 less than the 2018 proposed budget.
Jacobs secures $1,000,000 for new Shoshone Park indoor athletic complex
Thu, Oct 11th 2018 10:50 am
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs joined Wednesday with Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and Common Council members Joel Feroleto and Rasheed Wyatt to announce he secured $1,000,000 in state funding to support the construction of a brand-new, multipurpose indoor athletic complex at Shoshone Park.
Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy continues 5-year plan discussion
Wed, Oct 10th 2018 05:35 pm
The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, the first nonprofit organization in the nation to both steward and maintain a historic urban park system, announced a second set of community meetings to discuss improvement priorities for the city's Olmsted-designed parks.
Food blogger & best-selling cookbook author Molly Yeh returns with brand-new season of 'Girl Meets Farm'
Wed, Oct 10th 2018 05:35 pm
Just in time for the holidays, food blogger and best-selling cookbook author Molly Yeh welcomes viewers back to her cozy Midwest farmhouse for a new, 13-episode season of "Girl Meets Farm."
State agencies announce $1 million in funding available to support new farmers
Wed, Oct 10th 2018 05:35 pm
Empire State Development and the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets announced $1 million in funding is available to assist early-stage farmers through the New York State New Farmers Grant Fund. The program, now in its fifth year, promotes growth and development in the state's agriculture industry. To date, $3.27 million has been awarded to nearly 90 farms throughout New York to expand their operations and improve their profitability.
'America's Funniest Home Videos' celebrates Halloween on an all-new episode
Wed, Oct 10th 2018 05:35 pm
"America's Funniest Home Videos" celebrates Halloween with people being scared by Halloween costumes, costume malfunctions and a music montage featuring pumpkin mishaps on an all-new episode, Sunday, Oct. 28 (7 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.
Erie County's domestic violence high-risk team receives $900,000 in federal funding to continue, expand its mission to protect survivors
Wed, Oct 10th 2018 03:05 pm
In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Erie County District Attorney John Flynn, Congressman Brian Higgins and Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz announced Erie County received $900,000 in federal funding to expand its domestic violence high-risk team.
As Fire Prevention Week continues, Niagara County encourages residents to 'Look. Listen. Learn.'
Wed, Oct 10th 2018 03:05 pm
Niagara County fire coordinator, Niagara County volunteer fire companies and paid fire companies from across the county are observing Fire Prevention Week 2018 to highlight the importance of fire safety.
Niagara Falls: Interfaith service held to offer hope for those with mental illness
Wed, Oct 10th 2018 02:00 pm
The eighth Interfaith Community Prayer Service for Mental Illness Recovery & Understanding took place Tuesday afternoon at First Congregational United Church of Christ on Cleveland Avenue in Niagara Falls.
NBC Olympics unveils Tokyo 2020 logo
Wed, Oct 10th 2018 10:00 am
NBC Olympics on Wednesday unveiled the logo it will use for its comprehensive coverage and promotion of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
DEC reminds hunters to put safety first this hunting season
Wed, Oct 10th 2018 07:00 am
With several hunting seasons underway and the start of big game season just weeks away, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos is reminding hunters to put safety at the forefront of their actions this fall when going afield.
Baking experts create holiday masterpieces that make dreams come true in new series 'Holiday Cookie Builds'
Tue, Oct 9th 2018 11:00 pm
Salt Lake City-based friends and baking experts Brenda Nibley and Alisha Nuttall transform their clients' wildest requests into edible masterpieces for the holidays in the new series "Holiday Cookie Builds," premiering Friday, Nov. 9 (10 p.m. ET) on Cooking Channel.
Turner greenlights 'M.D. Live' from Lionsgate Television
Tue, Oct 9th 2018 11:00 pm
Turner on Tuesday announced "M.D. Live" (working title), the first live, nonfiction series that taps into the worldwide phenomenon of medical crowdsourcing.
Study: System could curb social media harassment, abuse
Tue, Oct 9th 2018 10:55 pm
A new system for automatically detecting prejudice in social media posts can help curb abuse and harassment online, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
Higgins, Gillibrand invite high school students & parents to Service Academy Night
Tue, Oct 9th 2018 10:55 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins and representatives from the office of U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand are hosting Service Academy Night 2018, an opportunity for high school students, families, school administrators and counselors to learn more about service academy institutions, programs and the application process.
Erie County receives $3.4 million in anti-opioid grant funding
Tue, Oct 9th 2018 10:55 pm
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz was joined Tuesday by Congressman Brian Higgins, Erie County Probation Commissioner Brian McLaughlin, and Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein to announce over $3.4 million in new federal grant funding awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to combat the opioid epidemic in Erie County.
NBC puts undiscovered songwriters center stage to find next hit song with new competition series 'Songland'
Tue, Oct 9th 2018 10:50 pm
Aiming to find the next generation of hit songwriters, NBC and Universal Television Alternative Studio are bringing producer Audrey Morrissey of "The Voice," Eurythmics co-founder and producer Dave Stewart, Maroon 5's Adam Levine and OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder together to produce "Songland." The series will provide a one-of-a-kind opportunity for talented up-and-coming songwriters to be exposed to and mentored by three music producers per episode who are responsible for today's biggest hits.
Perfection: Niagara-Wheatfield golf completes undefeated season
Tue, Oct 9th 2018 07:40 pm
It's been almost four years since Niagara-Wheatfield's golf team had a number other than zero in its loss column. On Tuesday, that number stayed put at zero, as the team won the Niagara Frontier League Tournament at Willowbrook Golf Course with a combined low score of 407.
UB builds escape room to teach nursing, pharmacy students teamwork
Tue, Oct 9th 2018 11:20 am
Escape rooms have reached the college classroom.
'Peanuts' gang comes to UB this holiday season
Tue, Oct 9th 2018 11:00 am
Just in time for the holiday season, The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo welcomes "A Charlie Brown Christmas Live On Stage" at 6 p.m. Nov. 21.
Buffalo Sabres: 'Learn to Play' program returns for third season
Tue, Oct 9th 2018 10:50 am
The Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday announced registration is now open for the team's "Learn to Play" program presented by Pure Hockey.
Limited release of Song Chasers commercial songwriting course
Tue, Oct 9th 2018 10:35 am
Full Circle Music and Grammy Award-winner Seth Mosley are announcing the limited release of their commercial mastery songwriting course, Song Chasers. The course unpacks the secrets behind how Mosley and other chart-topping songwriters have made a name for themselves in a competitive industry, equipping others to do the same.
Newsboys United to headline Winter Jam 2019
Tue, Oct 9th 2018 10:35 am
The Winter Jam Tour Spectacular, Christian music's largest annual tour and one of the top first quarter tours in the world, made a series of major announcements during festivities held Monday evening. Streamed around the world via Facebook LIVE, the event — at Nashville's Hard Rock Café — was attended by artists, industry personnel and national media. Revealing a history-making tour first, Winter Jam will be presented on a 360-degree "in the round" center stage, showcasing a diverse lineup helmed by supergroup Newsboys United.
20th annual Family Violence Conference to feature national experts on domestic violence, sex offenses
Tue, Oct 9th 2018 10:30 am
More than 200 professionals from the fields of criminal justice, child welfare, victim advocacy, mental health and education are expected to attend the 20th annual Safe at Home Conference on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the Conference and Event Center Niagara Falls.
New monthly respite programs in Gasport, Lewiston provides social activities for those living with dementia
Tue, Oct 9th 2018 10:30 am
The Alzheimer's Association of Western New York is overseeing two new monthly social respite programs in Niagara County. These community social programs are set to provide a safe environment for those with dementia to socialize and engage in meaningful activities, while allowing their care partners time to refresh and tend to their own health and other commitments.
'American Idol,' CMA Awards join forces in search for next singing sensation
Mon, Oct 8th 2018 05:10 pm
Hot on the heels of its successful series debut on The ABC Television Network, "American Idol" is back and searching coast-to-coast for the next big superstar. In anticipation of the upcoming season, "Idol" is teaming up with The 52nd Annual CMA Awards, "Country Music's Biggest Night," to give America the chance to vote one lucky singer through to Hollywood ahead of the season two premiere.
UB: Scientists aim to use crowdsourced data to improve flood predictions
Mon, Oct 8th 2018 04:10 pm
In spring of 2011, University at Buffalo hydrogeologist Chris Lowry hammered a giant measuring staff into the bottom of a pond in Western New York. Nearby, he posted instructions explaining how passersby could read the staff and text him the water level.
From locked doors to armed guards: UB's Finn organizes national school security conference
Mon, Oct 8th 2018 04:10 pm
The effects and effectiveness of school security measures will be the topic of a national conference organized by Jeremy Finn, professor in the University at Buffalo's Graduate School of Education, and Timothy J. Servoss, associate professor of psychology at Canisius College.
Hannah Kerr set to release 'Christmas Eve In Bethlehem'
Mon, Oct 8th 2018 02:05 pm
Black River Christian artist and songwriter Hannah Kerr will release her new Christmas LP, "Christmas Eve In Bethlehem," on Oct. 19.
Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, Buffalo History Museum present 'The Underground Railroad: Then & Now'
Mon, Oct 8th 2018 02:05 pm
The Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center and the Buffalo History Museum will present "The Underground Railroad: Then & Now" at 6 p.m. Wed., Oct. 10, at the latter and then at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at the former. The event is free to attend.
Stem cells will 'change medicine forever,' says UB surgeon-turned-stem cell engineer
Mon, Oct 8th 2018 02:05 pm
Natesh Parashurama, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering at the University at Buffalo, has made his life's mission the translation of stem cell research from the laboratory to patients.
Lauren Alaina releases new single, 'Ladies in the '90s'
Mon, Oct 8th 2018 02:00 pm
Multi-award-winning singer-songwriter and one of the hottest rising female artists in country music, Lauren Alaina, released her new single, "Ladies in the '90s," on Friday, after teasing her new song last month on Instagram - creating a firestorm of anticipation with her fans. "Ladies In the '90s" has shipped to country radio and goes for official radio adds on Oct. 15.