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Rotary Gazebo in Town Commons torn down
Sat, Jun 8th 2019 07:00 am
The Grand Island Rotary Club Gazebo in the Town Commons is no more after it was demolished Thursday morning.
Grand Island: D-Day Medal of Honor recipients honored with bell tolling
Sat, Jun 8th 2019 07:00 am
Grand Island's Charles DeGlopper and the 12 other men who received the Medal of Honor for their heroism during the D-Day invasion 75 years ago this week were remembered with a bell tolling ceremony.
Island of Hope: Cooking up a cure: Honorary Survivor Lindsey Sterner
Sat, Jun 8th 2019 07:00 am
Lindsey Sterner, a 39-year-old mother of two who works at Fresenius Kabi on Grand Island, described her younger child as a miracle. Miles, age 17 months, was conceived after Sterner had completed treatments for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Town of Lewiston: Broderick, Geiben announce re-election plans
Sat, Jun 8th 2019 07:00 am
Lewiston Town Supervisor Steve Broderick and Councilman William E. Geiben have announced they will be seeking re-election this fall.
Youngstown: YBPA readies for summer
Sat, Jun 8th 2019 07:00 am
Youngstown Business and Professional Association members covered a number of areas on Tuesday as YBPA held its pre-summer get-together at Bandana's Bar and Grill on Lake Road.
Higgins: Over $400,000 for D'Youville College initiative aimed at addressing nursing shortage
Fri, Jun 7th 2019 05:40 pm
Grant project provides resources to support those who commit to teaching next generation of nursesCongressman Brian Higgins joined D'Youville College in announcing a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services totaling $401,442. The award is provided to the Patricia H. Garman School of Nursing at D'Youville College to address a shortage in faculty available to educate future nurses.
St. Louis Blues can win first Stanley Cup in franchise history Sunday night on NBC
Fri, Jun 7th 2019 05:40 pm
The Stanley Cup will be in the building as NBC Sports' exclusive coverage of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final continues with Game 6 on Sunday, June 9 (8 p.m. ET), on NBC from Enterprise Center in St. Louis. Vladimir Tarasenko and the St. Louis Blues are on the brink of winning the first Stanley Cup in franchise history after a Game 5 victory, while Brad Marchand and the Boston Bruins look to stave off elimination and extend the series to a decisive Game 7.
Rumsey Shelter House restoration complete in Delaware Park
Fri, Jun 7th 2019 05:40 pm
Officials from the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, joined by Bank of America, the Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee and several dignitaries, officially reopened the historic Rumsey Shelter House in Delaware Park. A $250,000 anchor grant from Bank of America to the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy was matched by the Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee, allowing for the final phase of restoration of this historic and desirable park amenity.
Brady Clendening joins Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course as general manager
Fri, Jun 7th 2019 05:40 pm
KemperSports has hired Brady Clendening to serve as general manager for Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course in Lewiston. In this role, Clendening is responsible for all facets of operations and the guest experiences at the premium course.
New exhibit showcases Buffalo's Old First Ward community
Fri, Jun 7th 2019 05:40 pm
The Buffalo History Museum will host an opening reception for a new exhibit, "I Got Somethin' To Show You," by Buffalo-born photographer Shannon Davis, on Wednesday, June 19.
Obituary: Marilyn 'Lyn' Laman
Fri, Jun 7th 2019 05:05 pm
Marilyn "Lyn" Laman of Grand Island (née Mauri) entered into rest May 31, 2019.
Brian Wilson postpones 'Pet Sounds' show at Artpark
Fri, Jun 7th 2019 04:35 pm
Brian Wilson's performance originally scheduled for June 15 in the Artpark Mainstage Theater has been postponed until Aug. 7.
Learn about 'The Miracle on Lake Ontario Man Overboard'
Fri, Jun 7th 2019 04:35 pm
One afternoon last September, Justyn Dudeck took his sailboat out alone on to Lake Ontario. What began as an average fun-filled day out on the water quickly turned into the fight of Justyn's life when he was swept overboard.
'Thursdays on the Water' making summer return to NT
Fri, Jun 7th 2019 01:40 pm
The weather is finally beginning to make a turn for the best, and with that means another season of "Thursdays on the Water" in North Tonawanda.
PHOTOS: 7 Lancers sign to play in college
Thu, Jun 6th 2019 08:00 pm
Thursday evening, seven student athletes from Lewiston-Porter High School signed to continue their playing careers collegiately.
N-W athletics wins NFL Supremacy Award
Thu, Jun 6th 2019 03:15 pm
2018-19 was indeed a dominant school year for Niagara-Wheatfield athletics. On Wednesday, at the Niagara Frontier League end of the year banquet, the program added to its impressive resume by winning the Niagara Frontier League "President's Cup" Supremacy Award.
Law Enforcement Torch Run to visit Lewiston
Thu, Jun 6th 2019 11:55 am
The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics will kick-off at noon on Tuesday, June 11. A group will run from The Kiernan Center at Niagara University to the Red Brick Municipal Building in the Village of Lewiston.
Higgins: More than $1.47 million in federal funds for Buffalo Niagara International Airport
Thu, Jun 6th 2019 11:55 am
Democrat Congressman Brian Higgins announced the Buffalo Niagara International Airport will receive a total of $1,472,496 in federal funding provided in three grants awarded through the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Ortt, Morinello: Localities deserve say in local projects
Thu, Jun 6th 2019 11:55 am
Republican New York State Sen. Rob Ortt and Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello called for local representation to be placed on the Bear Ridge solar project siting board before the project moves forward. The legislators are questioning why the Senate majority leader and the speaker of the Assembly failed to appoint ad hoc members to the siting board of the proposed Bear Ridge solar project.
Niagara Greenway Commission June meeting
Thu, Jun 6th 2019 11:55 am
The Niagara River Greenway Commission will meet on Tuesday, June 11, to determine the consistency of the 86th round of projects. The meeting will begin at 3 p.m. at the Old Fort Niagara Officers Club, 2 Scott Ave, Youngstown. The general meeting will be preceded by the business meeting, which is at 2 p.m.
Morinello commends efforts to resolve Lake Ontario flooding crisis
Thu, Jun 6th 2019 11:55 am
On Monday, June 10, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello will meet with Gov. Andrew Cuomo, state legislators, and the Lake Ontario Resiliency and Economic Development Commission (REDI) at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center in Rochester to discuss Lake Ontario's rapidly rising water levels. Attendees will identify ways to strengthen and reinforce the lake's shoreline, and work to limit damage if water levels rise in the future.
500 cartons of untaxed cigarettes seized after traffic stop in Erie County
Thu, Jun 6th 2019 11:55 am
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance announced felony charges against Justin Beebe, 36, of Tonawanda.
'Food Truck Nation' returns with new episodes this summer, as host Brad Miller visits best meals on wheels
Thu, Jun 6th 2019 11:50 am
Food truck aficionado Brad Miller returns to Cooking Channel with a new season of "Food Truck Nation," premiering Tuesday, July 16 (9 p.m. ET).
Pappas announces annual Fireman's Inspection Day Parade
Thu, Jun 6th 2019 07:35 am
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas, along with the city officials, invite the public to attend the annual Fireman's Inspection Day Parade starting at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 15.
NT Memorial Pool set to open for season
Thu, Jun 6th 2019 07:35 am
The North Tonawanda Department of Youth, Recreation and Parks will officially open the Memorial Pool at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 21. This year the department said it's proud to announce both the Memorial Pool and Raindrop Spray Pool will be open additional hours from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday afternoons.   
Grant for new pavilions & restrooms at Gratwick Park discussed
Thu, Jun 6th 2019 07:30 am
At Tuesday night's North Tonawanda Common Council meeting, Recreation Director Alex Domaradzki and Lumber City Development Corporation Executive Director Michael Zimmerman briefly discussed possible improvements to Gratwick Riverside Park. 
Northgate honors employee for 20 years of service
Thu, Jun 6th 2019 07:15 am
The McGuire Group's Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda recently announced that Coni A. Ciffa of Wheatfield celebrated her 20-year employment anniversary with the company. 
Eagle Scout project benefiting children
Thu, Jun 6th 2019 07:05 am
At the Greater Niagara FCU annual meeting on Saturday June 1, Levi Siegmann of Troop 824 presented four children's tables he built for his Eagle Scout project.
Sanborn's Kelsey Kwandrans earns Fulbright Award
Thu, Jun 6th 2019 07:00 am
Sanborn native and Mount St. Mary Academy graduate Kelsey Kwandrans has won a 2019-20 U.S. Student Fulbright award to Spain. Kwandrans graduated in May from SUNY Geneseo with a B.A. degree in English and a minor in Spanish.
Legislator Jesse Gooch sponsoring blood drive
Thu, Jun 6th 2019 07:00 am
Many have said, "You've been given the gift of life, give it back." Locals will have the opportunity to do just that and enhance or save a life come June 19. 
Town of Niagara: 3rd Trash to Treasure Saturday
Thu, Jun 6th 2019 07:00 am
On Saturday, June 8, the Town of Niagara will host its third Trash to Treasure event in Veterans Memorial Community Park, 7000 Joe Rotella Way. 
N-W JV softball raises money for good cause
Wed, Jun 5th 2019 07:35 pm
Recently, the Niagara-Wheatfield JV Softball team raised not only Lupus awareness, but also over $800 for the Lupus Alliance of Upstate New York.
Pancake breakfast at Farm Museum
Wed, Jun 5th 2019 07:30 pm
From 8 a.m. to noon on Sunday, June 9, the Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum, 2660 Saunders Settlement Road, will host an all you can eat pancake breakfast. 
Easy Listening Concert Series at Raymond Klimek Veterans Park
Wed, Jun 5th 2019 07:30 pm
The North Tonawanda Department of Youth, Recreation and Parks will kick off its annual Easy Listening Concert Series at Raymond Klimek Veterans Park on Thursday, June 6. 
Wheatfield assault suspect found
Wed, Jun 5th 2019 07:00 pm
At approximately 11 a.m. on May 30, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office and United States Marshal Service Violent Felony Task Force, under the direction of Charles Salina, United States marshal, acted on numerous tips that were submitted to Crime Stoppers of Buffalo regarding a possible location of Shane Hescox. 
N-W girls track & field win second-straight NFL title
Wed, Jun 5th 2019 07:00 pm
It's been a long and impressive season for the Niagara-Wheatfield girls track and field team, and recently the season got a little better. 
Lewiston celebrates 765 Fairchild Place opening
Wed, Jun 5th 2019 04:30 pm
With construction now complete on 765 Fairchild Place, and people moving into the extravagant apartment complex, there was just one box left to check-off before the project was officially finished: a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
'Native Voices' concert at Hennepin Park Gazebo
Wed, Jun 5th 2019 11:45 am
Award-winning Native American singer/songwriter Darryl Tonemah will perform a free, acoustic concert at the Hennepin Park Gazebo (Center and North Fourth streets) in Lewiston at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 22.
DEC accepting applications for volunteer fire assistance grants
Wed, Jun 5th 2019 11:45 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is accepting applications for federally funded volunteer fire assistance grants, Commissioner Basil Seggos announced. The deadline for applications is June 28.
NYS launches new 'NYHABS' online notification & reporting system for harmful algal blooms
Wed, Jun 5th 2019 11:45 am
The New York state departments of Environmental Conservation and Health encouraged New Yorkers to learn about harmful algal blooms, or "HABs," as temperatures rise and the 2019 HABs notification season starts.

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