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In honor of National Canned Food Month, Community Bank donates to local pantries & food banks
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 09:25 am
February marks National Canned Food Month. For the past three years, Community Bank N.A. has supported local pantries and food banks by hosting food drives at each of its branches.
Morinello, Italian American state legislators announce scholarship opportunity
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 09:20 am
Assemblyman Angelo Morinello and the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators announced they will award four scholarships (two academic and two athletic) at this year's Italian-American Day on May 24.
ESD announces completion of infrastructure improvements at Beverly Gray Business Exchange Center
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 09:20 am
Empire State Development on Thursday announced the completion of interior infrastructure improvements at the Beverly Gray Business Exchange Center, located at 334 E. Utica, on the Buffalo East Side.
Guest Editorial: Schoolchildren better suited for in-school learning
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 09:05 am
As I scrolled the internet a few weeks ago I came across something that sparked my interest, something going on at the Rath Building in Erie County. A group called WNY Students First had organized a rally promoting their mission of getting kids back in school five days a week. I thought to myself, "Wow, I may not be the only person that seems upset at the current system. I may not be the only parent that has watched my children's mental health deteriorate; watched them struggle in general to find happiness in today's world; or witnessed those circles under their eyes growing larger and darker."
'De-Sign' group continues campaign against clutter
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 08:15 am
Recent comments indicate that Cayuga Street will become a designated bike path, and new signs will be added to help bicyclists find their way to Center Street, just one short block away. At a time when residents are begging local officials to clean up the sign clutter, adding more signs is the exact opposite of what this community wants and needs.
March is National Kidney Month
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 07:00 am
Most people with kidney disease don't know they have it. March is National Kidney Month and the Kidney Foundation of Western New York is encouraging everyone to learn more about their kidney health.
Higgins: $65,000 for art & cultural programs in Western New York
Thu, Feb 25th 2021 11:40 am
Congressman Brian Higgins announced federal grants totaling $65,000 through the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for the following four local organizations: Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Buffalo String Works and Hallwalls.
Visit Buffalo Niagara pivots in pandemic to better suit travelers, industry, local business
Thu, Feb 25th 2021 11:35 am
It was a year we would rather forget.
Former Secretary to the Governor Cohen offers nursing home 'clarification'
Thu, Feb 25th 2021 11:20 am
Empire State Development Chairman Steven M. Cohen issued this statement on Thursday morning, regarding how Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Cuomo's administration, and the New York State Department of Health handled the release of New York nursing home coronavirus case numbers:
NYSUT statement on 'confusion over in-person instruction in schools'
Thu, Feb 25th 2021 11:00 am
New York State United Teachers President Andy Pallotta issued the following statement Thursday on the ongoing confusion over the standards required to safely return students to in-person instruction in New York districts:
New ID verification tool aims to fight unemployment fraud, speed processing of claims
Thu, Feb 25th 2021 10:05 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday announced the launch of a new identity verification tool, ID.me, to fight unemployment benefit fraud and help New Yorkers with bona fide claims verify their identities and receive benefits faster.
Higgins applauds Biden's action to fill seats on USPS board
Thu, Feb 25th 2021 09:35 am
President Joe Biden has announced three nominees to fill vacant seats on the U.S. Postal Service board of governors. Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, who has been pushing for new leadership, released the following statement:
Just Buffalo invites community participation in 2021 Civil Writes Project
Thu, Feb 25th 2021 09:35 am
Just Buffalo Literary Center invites artists, collectives, organizations and community groups to apply for up to $1,500 in support for events and projects aligned with Just Buffalo's Civil Writes Project, a community engagement initiative that celebrates Black writers, draws inspiration from Buffalo's history as a gateway to freedom along the Underground Railroad, and finds pathways toward justice in the power of the written word.
Still time to be counted in 2020 Local Food Marketing Practices Survey
Thu, Feb 25th 2021 08:25 am
Farmers and ranchers still have time to respond to their 2020 Local Food Marketing Practices Survey, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service. NASS will continue to accept responses through April to ensure an accurate picture of U.S. local and regional food systems.
NYSUT announces new advancing racial justice in education agenda
Thu, Feb 25th 2021 08:20 am
New York State United Teachers on Wednesday announced a new state legislative agenda intended to promote racial and social justice in education, calling for funding in the upcoming state budget to help improve school climates, foster implicit bias training programs for educators, and diversify the education workforce.
Niagara County Community College fall scholarship available
Thu, Feb 25th 2021 08:20 am
The Niagara County Community College Foundation is offering scholarships for incoming and current students for the fall 2021 semester.
$59.9 million for school technology upgrades through Smart Schools Bond Act
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 04:25 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced the approval of 78 Smart Schools investment plans aimed at improving school security and reimagining teaching and learning for the 21st century.
Supersized physical competition series 'FROGGER' in the hopper at Peacock
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 04:05 pm
Peacock leaps into extreme fun and nostalgia with a series order of "FROGGER," a larger-than-life physical competition series based on the iconic 1980s video game.
Buffalo Sabres join RISE to bring 'Diversity Foundations' program to Western New York high schools
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 04:05 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team will bring the Diversity Foundations for High School program to local schools through a partnership with national nonprofit RISE and EVERFI. The program will be made available free of charge to all high schools in Western New York.
UB's Human Rights Initiative shares its expertise
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 04:05 pm
Since its inception in 2014, the University at Buffalo Human Rights Initiative, a medical student group, has played an important role in helping to document and assess evidence of torture in people seeking refuge and asylum in Western New York.
NBCUniversal: Unprecedented programming & promotion for Tokyo Paralympic Games
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 04:05 pm
NBCUniversal is making an unprecedented commitment to the Paralympics with a record 1,200 hours of programming and six months of promotion for the Tokyo Paralympic Games, which take place Aug. 24 through Sept. 5.
Morinello: Standardized testing not a necessity for students during pandemic
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 03:50 pm
Assemblyman Angelo Morinello is in opposition to the U.S. Department of Education's recent decision to require states to administer standardized tests this school year.
Higgins urges Buttigieg to tackle WNY transportation projects that have 'separated communities'
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 03:45 pm
The U.S. Department of Transportation, under the new leadership of President Joe Biden and Secretary Pete Buttigieg, is looking to build back better with an aggressive infrastructure agenda. Congressman Brian Higgins is telling Buttigieg that work can start right here in Western New York.
New York Farm Bureau unveils 2021 national public policy priorities
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 03:40 pm
New York Farm Bureau outlined its federal public policy agenda Wednesday, as farmers from across the state are meeting virtually this week with their U.S. senators and congressional representatives. The main priority issues range from agricultural labor reform and COVID-19 relief to trade policy and climate change mitigation.
Girl Scouts launches a new series of 50+ outdoor programs for girls to have 'Endless Summer Adventures'
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 01:35 pm
Girl Scouts of Western New York (GSWNY) summer camp registration is open for all girls ages 5-17 to preregister to reserve a spot to attend day camp, resident camp, alternative camp and/or family summer camp options.
COVID-19 vaccine developed by UB startup approved for human trials
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 01:35 pm
A COVID-19 vaccine candidate, under development by UB spinoff company POP Biotechnologies and South Korean biotech company EuBiologics, is moving into human trials in South Korea.
Cardinal O'Hara honor roll
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 12:50 pm
Cardinal O'Hara High School in the Town of Tonawanda announced the following students were named to its honor roll for the second quarter marking period of the 2020-21 academic year.
Lewiston-Porter High School high honor, honor, merit rolls
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 12:50 pm
Lewiston-Porter High School announced the following students were named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the second quarter marking period of the 2020-21 academic year.
Holy Ghost Lutheran School high honors, honors, merit rolls
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 12:45 pm
Holy Ghost Lutheran School in Bergholz announced the following students have been named to its high honor and honor rolls for the second quarter marking period of the 2020-21 academic year.
NCCC names dean's list students
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 12:45 pm
Niagara County Community College announced the following students were named to its dean's list for the fall 2020 semester.
St. Peter's R.C. School honor rolls
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 12:45 pm
St. Peter's R.C. School in Lewiston announced the following students were named to its high honor and honor rolls for the first trimester marking period of the 2020-21 academic year.
Buffalo State College announces fall 2020 dean's list
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 12:45 pm
Buffalo State College announced the following students have been named to the fall 2020 dean's list. In general, students who have completed at least 12 credit hours and who have attained a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher qualify for the Buffalo State dean's list. Full criteria and grade-type exceptions can be found in the undergraduate catalog.
St. John Lutheran honor rolls
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 12:45 pm
Katie Gundell, principal of St. John Lutheran School in North Tonawanda, announced the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2020-21 academic year.
New York Guard member from NT honored
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 12:45 pm
Maj. Gen. Raymond F. Shields, adjutant general for the state of New York, announced New York Guard Pfc. Nicholas McKinney from North Tonawanda, serving with the 10th Area Command, received the Operational Support Medal during recent unit training events.
Lewiston-Porter High School high honor, honor, merit rolls
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 12:45 pm
Lewiston-Porter High School announced the following students were named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the first quarter marking period of the 2020-21 academic year.
Holy Ghost Lutheran honor rolls
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 12:45 pm
Holy Ghost Lutheran School in Bergholz announced the following students were named to its roll for the first quarter marking period of the 2020-21 academic year.
Zonta Club announces YWPA award
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 12:45 pm
The Zonta Club of Niagara Falls, New York's Young Woman in Public Affairs Award recognizes young women, ages 16-19, in the Lewiston-Porter, Niagara Wheatfield and Niagara Falls school districts for their commitment to volunteerism, community service, leadership and dedication to empowering women.
Edward Town Middle School high honor, honor, merit rolls
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 12:45 pm
Edward Town Middle School in the Niagara Wheatfield School District announced the following students were named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the first quarter marking period of the 2020-21 academic year.
New York Power Authority offers remote monitoring of utility assets to customers to reduce downtime, increase productivity
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 12:10 pm
The New York Power Authority (NYPA) announced the availability of an asset health monitoring service that enables centralized management of power plants, substations and power lines for use by its power supply customers, including municipal utilities, coops and manufacturers.
Biden, Trudeau announce 'Roadmap for a Renewed U.S.-Canada Partnership'
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 10:55 am
U.S. President Joe Biden and Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau put forth the following statement Tuesday, with regard to ongoing cross-border relations and initiatives.
 

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