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Holiday decorating contest in NT
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 01:30 pm
The North Tonawanda mayor's office, in conjunction with the North Tonawanda Department of Youth, Recreation and Parks reported that entries are being accepted for the city's Decorate For The Holidays contest.
Thanksgiving movie at NT Library
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 01:30 pm
After the turkey is gone and the shopping is done join the North Tonawanda Public Library, 505 Meadow Drive, for "Thanksgiving Break At The Movies" at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23.  
Quinn collecting perishable and nonperishable goods
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 01:30 pm
With Thanksgiving here, and Christmas right around the corner, North Tonawanda City Clerk-Treasurer Daniel R. Quinn is offering his office as a drop-off location for people wishing to donate perishable and nonperishable items to the North Tonawanda Food Pantry.
Obituary: Walter C. Conrad Sr.
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 01:30 pm
Walter C. Conrad Sr. 89, of the Town of Lewiston, departed this life in the presence of his loving family on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, at his residence, while under the care of Niagara Hospice. Born on July 24, 1929 in Rosebud, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Charles and Ruth (Eckley) Conrad.  
N-W boys basketball fresh for 2018-19
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 01:25 pm
Last season, the Niagara-Wheatfield boys basketball team struggled after a 3-0 start to the season. Throw in the fact the team lost six seniors, including team captains Anthony Ruffino, who was the team's leading scorer, and Ben DeVantier, it made some people question how successful the 2018-19 season will turn out.
Carlson finishes strong swim season
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 01:20 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield girls swimming and diving team has been on top of the Niagara Frontier League for four straight years. In that string of success, a fair share of swimmers have left their mark on Falcons swimming and diving. One of those girls is junior Danielle Carlson.
Culinary arts students help Salvation Army with Thanksgiving
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 01:15 pm
Students in the classes of Bob Ihle and Caitlin Kucharski are continuing a great Thanksgiving tradition at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center. 
NT High School students learn about self-defense
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 01:15 pm
The freshman and sophomore classes at the North Tonawanda High School recently completed some training how to defend themselves.  The juniors and seniors will be getting training in the near future. 
Wilsey elected president of SUNY Two Year Engineering Science Association
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 12:40 pm
Jillian Wilsey, instructor of engineering science and engineering studies program coordinator at Niagara County Community College has been elected as the president of the SUNY Two Year Engineering Science Association.
25 Niagara Career and Tech Ed students inducted into National Technical Honor Society
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 12:35 pm
Congratulations were extended to 25 students from the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center who were recently inducted into the National Technical Honor Society. 
Veterans Service Agency outreach at NT City Hall
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 12:30 pm
North Tonawanda City Clerk-Treasurer Daniel R. Quinn and Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski announced they'd like to provide an opportunity for North Tonawanda Veterans to meet with the Veterans Service Agency of Niagara County. 
Fashion Outlets to open early this Thanksgiving
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 12:30 pm
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA will host its annual Fashionably Late/Fashionably Early Black Friday event for shoppers looking to snag deals and extra savings. The shopping center will open from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 22, and again at 7 a.m. on Black Friday.
Gingerbread Wonderland at NF Culinary Institute
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 12:30 pm
The Niagara Falls Culinary Institute will open its doors to a world of sweet holiday wonder this weekend.  Starting at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24, the public is invited to view the life-sized gingerbread village created by baking and pastry arts students and chefs of the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute.
Charlton takes command of 107th Attack Wing at NFARS
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 12:30 pm
New York Air National Guard Col. Gary Charlton II, a Skaneateles resident, took command of the 107th Attack Wing during a ceremony at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station on Saturday, Nov. 17.
New York State Parks introduces online Empire Pass renewals at a $10 savings
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 07:00 am
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced the introduction of online renewals for the 2019 Empire Pass, beginning now and continuing through March 31, 2019. By renewing online, customers can now enjoy greater convenience by keeping their card - and receive a special loyalty savings of $10 per card for the 2019 season.
Lockport business adds mood to holiday concerts with 'Christmas by Candlelight'
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 07:00 am
Custom lighting design by Lockport Stage Works will create a serene and unique visual mood for "Christmas by Candlelight," presented by Harmonia Chamber Singers.
Fairgrounds Festival of Lights, region's largest holiday festival, kicks off
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 07:00 am
This Friday, the switch will be flipped on to illuminate more than 1 million lights as the Fairgrounds Festival of Lights opens its 14th season. This time-honored, Western New York holiday tradition takes place at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg.
Deposits for Food continues to assist pantries
Tue, Nov 20th 2018 05:30 pm
Deposits for Food presented donations to two Niagara Falls food pantries last week: Community Missions, and Heart, Love & Soul. The proceeds were obtained from D4F's collections of returnable containers and scrap metal. To date, total donations have topped $55,000.
Buffalo City Mission hosts Thanksgiving community meal for homeless
Tue, Nov 20th 2018 04:10 pm
The Buffalo City Mission on Tuesday hosted its Thanksgiving community meal for the area's elderly, impoverished and shut-ins. This annual tradition provides a robust and festive holiday gathering where staff, volunteer individual and organizations, and members of the homeless community come together in the spirit of fellowship, unity and Thanksgiving.
'Joe D' on display
Tue, Nov 20th 2018 02:25 pm
Joe D'Agustine recently held a toy, comic and collector show at Frontier Volunteer Firehall. He and his two sons, Joe Jr. and Derek, were the organizers of the event. "Joe D" has been doing theses shows for the past 20 years. Proceeds of the food sales and 50/50 went to Variety Club and Children's Hospital.
New York Power Authority fishing piers to close for season
Tue, Nov 20th 2018 01:50 pm
New York Power Authority fishing facilities, including the fishing pier at the base of the New York Power Authority's Robert Moses Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant, will close for the season at dusk on Friday, Nov. 30. The fishing pier near Upper Mountain Fire Co. at the Lewiston Reservoir and at the water intakes along the upper Niagara River will also close for the season.
'Dancing with the Stars: Live! A Night to Remember' announces largest collection of celebrity guest appearances to join live tour
Tue, Nov 20th 2018 01:45 pm
Including Bobby Bones, Joe 'Grocery Store Joe' Amabile, John Schneider, Juan Pablo Di Pace, Mary Lou Retton & Milo Manheim; all-new show to feature 'Dancing with the Stars' season 27 dancers Witney Carson, Artem Chigvintsev, Val Chmerkovskiy, Gleb Savchenko, Emma Slater, Sasha Farber, Alan Bersten, Jenna Johnson & Brandon Armstrong
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra presents memory-making moments with holiday music favorites from classical to popular to kid-friendly
Tue, Nov 20th 2018 01:45 pm
The holiday season in Buffalo would not be complete without the sparkle of music and memory-making moments, and the Buffalo Philharmonic is providing something for everyone's musical wish list.
Fireproof your holiday feasts: AAA offers tips for a stress-free Thanksgiving
Tue, Nov 20th 2018 01:25 pm
Food is a big part of holiday fun, but festivities can take your attention away from cooking and lead to fires. Cooking caused half of residential building fires in 2015, according to the U.S. Fire Administration.
Niagara University's Student Marketing Association takes first in regional case competition
Tue, Nov 20th 2018 01:25 pm
Five student members of the Niagara University Marketing Association won first place in a case competition held in conjunction with the St. John Fisher College American Marketing Association Regional Conference on Nov. 3. The team developed a marketing plan for Karma Wellness Water, which sponsored the event.
TOMS announces campaign to end gun violence, with $5 million investment
Tue, Nov 20th 2018 01:25 pm
On Monday, TOMS announced "End Gun Violence Together," a campaign aimed at helping end the epidemic in America and kickstarting an evolution to the brand's giving model. To launch the campaign, TOMS will invest $5 million into organizations across the country that are committed to addressing the complex nature of gun violence through various tactics, including programming in communities of color, mental health, research and policy, and suicide prevention.
Bobby Bones & Sharna Burgess are 'Dancing with the Stars' season 27 champions
Tue, Nov 20th 2018 01:25 pm
After weeks of competitive dancing, the final four couples advanced to the season finale of "Dancing with the Stars," which aired live, Monday on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. When all the scores were tabulated, it was music personality/host and reality TV mentor Bobby Bones and his partner, Sharna Burgess, holding the Mirrorball Trophy.
ECHDC holds open house for Outer Harbor plans
Tue, Nov 20th 2018 01:25 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. held its second open house for the Outer Harbor Access and Activation Project. ECHDC presented three options for First Buffalo River Marina, Wilkeson Pointe to the bell slip, and terminal B. Attendees had an opportunity to comment on the options, provide feedback, and respond to a survey. The projects, funded by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's Buffalo Billion II, will enhance access and facilitate greater public use and enjoyment of Buffalo's Outer Harbor.
ECHDC: The Ice at Canalside to open for season
Tue, Nov 20th 2018 01:25 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. (ECHDC) will open The Ice at Canalside presented by BlueCross Blue Shield of Western New York, the official health plan of Canalside, at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 23. This year, ice bumper cars have been added to the ice activities, along with skating, curling and ice bikes.
3 community leaders honored at Niagara University President's Dinner
Mon, Nov 19th 2018 05:20 pm
Niagara University recognized the accomplishments of three individuals - while raising critical funds for student scholarships - during its 2018 President's Dinner, which was held Nov. 16 at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Buffalo's thriving startup economy keeps student entrepreneurs in WNY
Mon, Nov 19th 2018 05:15 pm
Through pitch contests, courses on entrepreneurship and more, the University at Buffalo and regional partners have invested increased resources in supporting the local startup community in recent years.
New statewide initiatives to spur widespread adoption of electric vehicles, increase charging infrastructure
Mon, Nov 19th 2018 05:10 pm
New York state announced a series of broad-scale initiatives to encourage the purchase and increase the convenience and accessibility of electric vehicles (EV).
Poloncarz, Jancewicz provide pre-Thanksgiving anti-DWI update
Mon, Nov 19th 2018 05:00 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined by Commissioner of Central Police Services James Jancewicz, Director of the Erie County STOP-DWI Office John Sullivan, and President of the Erie County Chiefs of Police Association Shane Krieger today to provide an update on driving while intoxicated arrests in Erie County in 2018, and to promote safe driving around the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday and into the holiday season.
Niagara-Wheatfield downed in state finals
Mon, Nov 19th 2018 01:00 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Lady Falcons have had success all season. From unbeaten in the regular season to Niagara Frontier League champions to Section VI champions - nothing could go wrong for the team. On Sunday, at the Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls, the girls looked to add to their season resume: New York state champions. With all good things, though, they come to an end. The Lady Falcons' historic season struck midnight Sunday, as the team was defeated 3-2 by Wantagh.
Mom Life: Child's pose
Mon, Nov 19th 2018 12:00 pm
Up until three days before I went into labor, I found myself on the mat - the yoga mat, that is.
New HAWK signal in Williamsville
Mon, Nov 19th 2018 11:30 am
Motorists and pedestrians will notice a new kind of traffic signal on Main Street in Williamsville beginning today. The HAWK (high-intensity activated crosswalk) signal is in front of the Williamsville Library, allowing pedestrians to cross safely mid-block.
Gas prices drop before Thanksgiving
Mon, Nov 19th 2018 11:30 am
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $2.62, down 8 cents from last week. One year ago, the price was $2.54. The New York state average is $2.87 - down 4 cents from last week. A year ago, the state average was $2.69.
Welcome to Lewiston, The Rose Hanger
Mon, Nov 19th 2018 11:30 am
The Rose Hanger is the newest addition to Center Street in the Village of Lewiston. Sara Morreale owns the women's clothing shop, which celebrated its official ribbon-cutting on Saturday, Nov. 17.
Beauts battle back to .500 with decisive win
Mon, Nov 19th 2018 11:25 am
After dropping the first half of a back-to-back series with the Boston Pride on Saturday, the Buffalo Beauts took an early 2-0 lead in Sunday's rematch and never relinquished that lead, defeating the Pride 5-2 at Warrior Ice Arena.
BEC Worship's River Valley Worship releases double-single, new EP
Mon, Nov 19th 2018 11:25 am
BEC Worship's River Valley Worship released a double-single, "All This Time/ Adore." CLICK HERE to listen to the two songs, including the Christmas song "Adore." This dual-single precedes the upcoming six-song EP, "Million Lifetimes Deconstructed," which will release on Nov. 30. This upcoming project was produced by David Leonard of All Sons & Daughters. Also the group released a live video of "All This Time."
 

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