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Shooting in City of Niagara Falls
Sat, Oct 21st 2023 05:30 pm
Shortly before 8 p.m. last night, in the 1100 block of 19th Street, a 26-year-old male suffered a gunshot wound to his arm and midsection. He was brought to NFMMC and then transported to ECMC for non-life-threatening injuries.
Niagara's Holzschuh College of Business presents to accolades 2024 graduates
Sat, Oct 21st 2023 05:10 pm
A select few senior students at Niagara University's Holzschuh College of Business were congratulated on their academic efforts at the recent Everett W. Ockerman recognition luncheon.
AAA supports National Move Over Day
Sat, Oct 21st 2023 05:00 pm
Oct. 21 is National Move Over Day, recognized on the third Saturday of October every year. This year, it comes just weeks after Gov. Kathy Hochul signed "Move Over" legislation into law that expands New York's "Slow Down/Move Over" requirement. The expansion includes disabled vehicles that are parked on the shoulder of a controlled access highway or parkway, requiring drivers to exercise caution when approaching a disabled vehicle.
Young filmmaker introduces return of Buffalo's Fashion Week
Sat, Oct 21st 2023 05:00 pm
Inspired by the recent highlight of events leading to not keeping Buffalo a secret, local filmmaker Khalil Carr has allowed for the return of Buffalo's Fashion Week after a year of absence.
First vendor fair at Simply Boba attracts families
Sat, Oct 21st 2023 07:00 am
On a rainy autumn day on Grand Island, people look either to cocoon inside or to find an indoor activity for themselves and their families.
Veterans Day ceremony on Grand Island
Sat, Oct 21st 2023 07:00 am
The Town of Grand Island cordially invites veterans, family members and friends to attend the Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Veterans Park Memorial Wall located at 1717 Bedell Road.
Vote tabled on warehouse zoning
Sat, Oct 21st 2023 07:00 am
Members of the public who planned to speak their minds against mega warehouses and for zoning revisions were thrown for a loop at the start of the Oct. 16 Town Board meeting. A vote on proposed zoning revisions was destined to be tabled, not voted upon as expected.
Obituary: Lillian Wosilait
Sat, Oct 21st 2023 07:00 am
It's with deep sympathy that I announce the passing of Mrs. Lillian Wosilait.
Candidates to answer community questions at upcoming forum
Sat, Oct 21st 2023 07:00 am
All the candidates for office in the Town of Grand Island, who are on the Nov. 7 general election ballot, have accepted an invitation to participate in the inaugural candidates forum.
NCDOH announces new smartphone app: Well Niagara
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 06:20 pm
The Niagara County Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services, in partnership with the Community Network of Care (CNOC) for Children & Families in Niagara County, is excited to announce the release of a new smartphone application. This app will serve as an innovative way for the department to connect with Niagara County residents, quickly providing information and resources to anyone with a smartphone.
Niagara Falls man pleads guilty to gun charge
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 06:20 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 36-year-old Vincent E. Smith of Niagara Falls pleaded guilty this morning before Erie County Court Judge James Bargnesi to one count of attempted criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree (class "D" felony).
NYS: $49 million in state funding for airports
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 06:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced 36 public-use airports across New York will receive approximately $49 million for strategic infrastructure enhancements that, her team said, "will enhance safety, facilitate innovation, leverage existing resources, advance business development, and promote sustainability and resiliency."
Colvin Cleaners preparing for busy 'Coats 4 Kids' season
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 04:30 pm
With an influx of refugees into Western New York and the economic challenges faced by many families, Colvin Cleaners has seen a much-earlier increase in calls for coats this year as it prepares for its annual "Coats 4 Kids" "Live Drives" to collect much-needed, gently used, or new winter coats, jackets, gloves, hats and scarves for toddlers to young adults and families in need this winter season.
Bowl over cancer and support Relay For Life
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 04:15 pm
"Strike-Out Cancer," the Grand Island Relay For Life's 16th annual "Bowl For A Cure!" bowl-a-thon, basket raffle and 50/50 will take place at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, at Mallwitz's Island Lanes, 1887 Whitehaven Road.
Give back this holiday season: Island Hair Studio and Barbershop hosting food drive
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 04:05 pm
The Island Hair Studio and Barbershop is hosting a food drive from now until Nov. 17. This food drive is accepting nonperishable items. All donations can be dropped off inside the salon, and the proceeds will be given to the local Neighbor's Foundation of Grand Island.
The Buffalo Bills: Where to go from here
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 04:00 pm
As the Buffalo Bills enter week seven of the regular season, fans are not particularly impressed with the path the team has been on this season.
NU swim makes its debut on ESPN+
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 03:55 pm
The Oxy Aquatic Center at Niagara University was abuzz with excited swimmers and families this past Friday, Oct. 13, for the season opener dual swim meet against the St. Bonaventure Bonnies. The Bonnies are a long-time "Little Three" rival of the Purple Eagles.
NU women's soccer showing strong determination
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 03:20 pm
The Niagara University women's soccer team ran quick to the opposite team's goalie. When the ball was getting kicked around, Niagara University women were there. They stayed on top of the game. They kicked hard and strong and ran fast and long. They controlled the ball for the whole game.
Fitness trends: What's changed?
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 03:10 pm
Esporta Fitness in Niagara Falls has experienced an abundance of people racing to get fit for the holidays. Whether this is because more food people are eating or the start of school, gyms are starting to see more activity.
Pendleton Station Market closes out season with celebration
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 02:45 pm
From June to October, Pendleton Town Hall hosts the local farmers and art market where vendors can connect to community members. The market occurs every Sunday and features various vendors from the area.
Attaboy releases 'Golden' from Radiate Music
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 02:25 pm
Leading school assemblies followed by evening, full-production concerts coast-to-coast, Indiana-based pop/rock band Attaboy releases the danceable pop track "Golden" from Radiate Music at digital and streaming outlets globally via www.attaboyonline.com/golden.
Jekalyn Carr releases self-titled sixth album
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 02:25 pm
Grammy-nominated and Stellar Award-winning Jekalyn Carr releases her new self-titled album, "JEKALYN," via WayNorth Music. "JEKALYN" is preceded by the Billboard Gospel National Airplay No. 1 single, "I Believe God," and is available now wherever music is sold and streamed. "I Believe God," marks Carr's seventh career No. 1 on both Billboard and Mediabase radio charts.
Higgins: Nearly $285,000 to support public safety measures in Western New York
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 02:25 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced $284,913 in federal funding through the U.S. Department of Justice to support several public safety initiatives in Western New York.
Tops reminds community of pharmaceutical drop-off locations for 25th annual National Drug Take Back Day
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 02:25 pm
Saturday, Oct. 28, marks the 25th annual National Drug Take Back Day hosted by the Drug Enforcement Administration. As this day approaches Tops Friendly Markets would like to remind the community that all 54 of its pharmacy locations are approved drop-off locations for prescription drugs.
Tops launches 'Free Gas & Groceries Campaign' to benefit Oishei Children's Hospital
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 02:25 pm
Tops Friendly Markets announced the kickoff of its annual "Free Gas & Groceries Campaign," which will run Oct. 22 through Nov. 4 at all participating Tops locations.
O'Hara Players stage murder mystery
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 02:25 pm
"Murder Runs in the Family," a comedy whodunit, will be on stage Nov. 17 and 18 in the Performing Arts Center at Cardinal O'Hara High School in the Town of Tonawanda.
Residential fire in Wheatfield
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 02:25 pm
On Oct. 18, at 7:26 p.m., the Niagara County Sheriff's Office dispatch center received a call reporting a house fire at 6988 Jennifer Court in the Town of Wheatfield.
State agriculture commissioner: $1 million available through round 2 of Urban Farms and Community Gardens Grant program
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 02:25 pm
Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball announced $1 million is available through round 2 of New York state's Urban Farms and Community Gardens Grant. The program is designed to support community growing spaces and recognize their impact on local food resiliency and food security for New Yorkers.
'Cupcakes with cops'
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 02:25 pm
Niagara Career and Technical Education Center's VIP food service class spent a delightful morning with School Resource Officer Deputy Michelle Ohar. Teacher Alan Benevento invited Deputy Ohar to help his students decorate cupcakes.
Holy Ghost students visit Elderwood
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 02:25 pm
Students from the fourth and eighth grade classes at Holy Ghost Lutheran school recently visited Elderwood Nursing Home. Students brought companionship to the elderly residents, as well as pumpkins and cards to decorate the facility.
Village of Lewiston's 'Haunted House Spooktacular' to include 'Skeleton Walk,' dog parade, 'Salem Sisters'
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 11:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Recreation Department will host its annual "Haunted House Spooktacular" from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, at the Red Brick Municipal Building, 145 N. Fourth St. This event is held in conjunction with the Lewiston Business Group's "Trick-or-Treat Center Street" (see related story), and includes:
'Trick or Treat on Center Street' expanding this year
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 11:00 am
Halloween will again start early in Lewiston with "Trick or Treat on Center Street." This year, the event is on a new day - and has a new space - providing children and families more opportunity to show off their costumes and collect sweet treats.
Town of Niagara: More work still needed on zoning law change
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 11:00 am
Town of Niagara officials have more work to do before they can amend a local zoning law governing self-storage facilities.
Army Corps discusses radiation removal plans at NFSS
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 11:00 am
The community learned much more this week on plans by the Army Corps, Buffalo District, for complete removal of World War II-era radioactive wastes on the former Lake Ontario Ordinance Works site in northern Lewiston.
3 Sisters Garlic & Oils is newest addition to Lewiston culinary center
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 10:55 am
3 Sisters Garlic & Oils has joined Lewiston's unique culinary center, at 442-444 Center St., joining Battle Flag Tavern, Brewed & Bottled Craft Beer Shop, and Sgt. Peppers Hot Sauces, Etc.
Welch says Village of Lewiston pursuing funding for Academy Park pavilion
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 09:00 am
The Village of Lewiston has set its sights on another big-ticket addition to Academy Park: a pavilion.
Growing Business & Community: Small Business Saturday strategies for businesses
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 07:00 am
Small Business Saturday is on Saturday, Nov. 25. It's time for our member businesses to think about what they can do to celebrate the day. Retail and restaurant businesses have traditionally celebrated this day with promotions and sales, but there is also an opportunity for service-based businesses to be a part of the day!
Musician applications available for 2024 Jazz Festival
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 07:00 am
The Northwest Jazz Festival has begun preparations for the 2024 event taking place in the Village of Lewiston on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 23-24. The board of directors will continue to meet each month in preparation of the festival to plan logistics, musician scheduling, sponsorship, marketing and strategic planning.
'Ghost Walks' return
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 07:00 am
The Lewiston Council on the Arts premieres its all-new "Ghost Walk" this weekend.
The Ontario House presents 'The Haunted Jug' to benefit Troop 829
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 07:00 am
Boy Scout Troop 829 of Youngstown and The Ontario House announce the inaugural "The Haunted Jug" fundraising event.
 

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