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Claudia Marasco to challenge Anne Welch for mayor in Lewiston
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 09:05 am
Four years after campaigning alongside Anne Welch, Claudia Marasco will challenge the incumbent for the office of mayor at the June 21 election.
Village Inn is tops in 'Best Fish Fry' contest
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 09:00 am
Great teamwork and a time-tested recipe are the key ingredients to the success of the Village Inn's popular fish fry, says owner Mike Carr.
Niagara Jet City Cruises announces restart of whitewater tour operations
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 08:45 am
Niagara Jet City Cruises announced the restart of its white-water touring experiences for the summer season. Beginning Friday, May 6, guests can experience rides along the Niagara River with class-5, Whirlpool and Devil's Hole rapids in the Niagara River Gorge, with 360-degree spins along the way aboard climate-controlled boats.
Niagara Falls USA showcases world-class fishing
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 08:45 am
Destination Niagara USA is set to host a group of top outdoor media professionals for the Greater Niagara Spring Outdoor Media event, May 1-6. This popular event has been held for more than two decades, and highlights the fisheries of Lake Erie, the Niagara River and Lake Ontario. Anglers will target species including smallmouth bass, walleye, trout and salmon using a variety of fishing methods.
State Parks Niagara River Greenway Standing Committee cancels meeting
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 08:45 am
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Niagara River Greenway Standing Committee has canceled its next standing committee meeting due to lack of business.
WellNow: Lewiston expected to get urgent care center in 2023
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 08:30 am
WellNow Urgent Care has completed its purchase of 860 Center St. Once built and operational, the now-vacant parcel - situated in between APlus/Sunoco and Lewiston Family Dental - will provide another quick-care treatment option for residents.
'Plastic Pollution and You': NY Sea Grant curriculum teaches ways to reduce impact
Wed, Apr 27th 2022 02:50 pm
New York Sea Grant has published "Plastic Pollution and You," a 126-page, 15-lesson curriculum focused on a human-induced threat to the health of New York's marine and freshwater aquatic ecosystems.
Local students prepare for International Student Science Fair
Wed, Apr 27th 2022 02:45 pm
Lewiston-Porter is hosting the International Student Science Fair, an annual gathering of high schools from around the world that provides a platform for students to engage in scientific research and education. This is only the second time the event will be held in the U.S.
DEC: $4.5 million for new UB center to focus on plastics recycling
Wed, Apr 27th 2022 02:40 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced $4.5 million is being awarded to the University at Buffalo to create a new Center for Plastic Recycling Research and Innovation, and support crucial work to reduce plastic waste.
NYS Department of State: Completion of $1.6 million flood resiliency project in Village of Wilson
Wed, Apr 27th 2022 02:40 pm
New York Secretary of State Robert Rodriguez announced the completion of construction of a $1.6 million flood resiliency project awarded to the Village of Wilson through the Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative.
Niagara History Center director receives State Museum Association award
Wed, Apr 27th 2022 02:15 pm
Melissa L. Dunlap, executive director of the Niagara History Center (Niagara County Historical Society) in Lockport, was presented with the Museum Association of New York's Individual Achievement Award at a conference in Corning. The honor was in recognition of Dunlap's 32 years of accomplishments at the Niagara Street museum, 28 of which she has served as executive director.
BPO offers free tickets for active military & veterans at 'Star-Spangled Salute' on Memorial Day weekend
Wed, Apr 27th 2022 02:15 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra has a longstanding tradition each Memorial Day weekend of honoring this country's fallen military service men and women, and celebrating the soundtrack of the American spirit.
Marking 100th anniversary of Commission on Cancer
Wed, Apr 27th 2022 02:15 pm
Congress members Brian Higgins (D-NY-26), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-1), Derek Kilmer (D-WA-6) and Mike Kelly (R-PA-16), co-chairs of the House Cancer Caucus, introduced a resolution recognizing the 100th anniversary of the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.
City of Buffalo street paving update
Tue, Apr 26th 2022 07:35 pm
Starting tonight, traffic along Bailey Avenue, between Elk and Clinton streets, will be reduced to one lane in each direction. The street project will begin with milling, followed by paving.
Park Police seeks missing person, kayak
Tue, Apr 26th 2022 04:35 pm
On Monday, at approximately 8 p.m., New York State Park Police responded to the Golden Hill State Park boat launch for a report of a missing 54-year-old male who had went kayaking.
'An Evening with Michael Bublé' at KeyBank Center in Buffalo
Tue, Apr 26th 2022 03:10 pm
Grammy Award-winning, multi-Platinum superstar entertainer Michael Bublé will be back on the road with his brand-new "Higher" tour - and he's coming to KeyBank Center on Oct. 11. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, May 6, via Ticketmaster.
Zach Williams added to grandstand lineup at Erie County Fair
Tue, Apr 26th 2022 03:10 pm
Multiple Grammy Award-winner Zach Williams will perform a free show at the Erie County Fair at 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15.
'Seneca Casinos Outer Harbor Concert Series' welcomes moe. July 7
Tue, Apr 26th 2022 03:10 pm
The Rich Entertainment Group and Buffalo Waterfront Management Group announce Buffalo,-born jam rock band moe. will play the "Seneca Casinos Outer Harbor Concert Series" at the Lakeside Event Lawn presented by the Upstate Honda Dealers. moe. headlines the July 7 show. Gates open at 6 p.m.
Developer of COVID-19 mRNA vaccine is keynote speaker at UB Alumni Weekend
Tue, Apr 26th 2022 03:10 pm
A chance meeting at a photocopier. The promise of a safer way to vaccinate. Unexpected calamities in the lab. Finally, a breakthrough and a major publication, only to be met with ... crickets.
UB receives federal grant toward design of James Joyce Museum in Buffalo
Tue, Apr 26th 2022 03:10 pm
The University at Buffalo Libraries, home to the world's largest collection of materials by and about famed Irish author and poet James Joyce, has received a $100,000 challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) toward the design of a new UB James Joyce Museum in Western New York.
Niagara County participates in National Crime Victim's Rights Week
Tue, Apr 26th 2022 02:45 pm
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office victim services is participating in National Crime Victim's Rights Week with displays in the rotunda of the Niagara County Courthouse and the first floor of the Niagara Falls Municipal Building.
Buffalo City Mission receives $27,605 donation from Northtown
Tue, Apr 26th 2022 02:45 pm
On Tuesday, the Buffalo City Mission received a $27,605 donation from Northtown Subaru as part of Northtown Automotive Companies' "Share the Love" campaign.
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA to host monthly Red Cross blood drives
Tue, Apr 26th 2022 02:45 pm
The Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA will begin hosting monthly blood drives thanks to its partnership with the American Red Cross of Western New York. The first blood drive of the series is set to take place from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30.
Tri Delta beats the clock to raise $60 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Tue, Apr 26th 2022 02:45 pm
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital announced that international women's organization and longtime partner Tri Delta completed its 10-year, $60 million fundraising commitment two years ahead of schedule, making it the single largest commitment ever completed by a St. Jude partner to date.
Fundraiser for Diamonds in the Ruff Animal Rescue
Tue, Apr 26th 2022 08:50 am
Diamonds in the Ruff Animal Rescue is holding a BW's Smokin' Barrels Barbecue chicken dinner fundraiser on Sunday, May 15, at Rapids Firehall, 7195 Plank Road, Lockport. Stop by between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. to purchase a 1/2 chicken dinner cooked on site, a fresh-baked roll with butter, and a choice of two sides (potato salad, coleslaw or chef salad with Italian dressing).
Ortt applauds gas tax reprieve passed by Niagara County Legislature
Tue, Apr 26th 2022 08:40 am
New York State Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt on Monday expressed his support for the gas tax sales reprieve enacted by the Niagara County Legislature, capping the county sales tax on gas at $3 per gallon.
Celebrate spring with 9th annual Cherry Blossom Festival
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 05:45 pm
The Buffalo Cherry Blossom Festival returns in-person for its ninth year, April 28 to May 1. The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, The Buffalo History Museum, Friends of the Japanese Garden, and Music is Art will once again partner to host a celebration of the spring season and cherry blossoms in the Japanese Garden in Delaware Park.
Bonnie Raitt releases 'Just Like That...'
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 05:35 pm
Bonnie Raitt's 21st album, "Just Like That...", hit shelves Friday via Redwing Records. It's available on all formats, including an indie exclusive teal LP and immersive audio formats Dolby Atmos and 360 Reality Audio. The 10-track album's title comes from a line in one of Raitt's new original songs ("Just like that, your life can change"). She is also teaming up again with distributor ADA globally and new partner Sub Pop for the physical album release in the U.S.
The HawtThorns to perform in Buffalo
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 05:25 pm
East Nashville husband and wife duo the HawtThorns will bring songs from their recently released album, "Tarot Cards & Shooting Stars," to the Sportsmen's Tavern in Buffalo on May 12.
Special Agent Nina Chase joins 'FBI' team
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 05:05 pm
"Face Off": When a morning show host is murdered inside her home, the team tracks the killer, who they realize is targeting powerful women.
Bruce Sutherland Memorial Golf Tournament: Public invited to participate in putting contest with $1,000 in prize money
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 04:15 pm
The Bruce Sutherland Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, May 16, at the Niagara Frontier Golf Club in Youngstown. Funds raised will go to the Historical Association and the Lewiston Museum, and the VFW Post 7487 scholarship fund - two local causes that Sutherland had volunteered and worked for in the past. Bruce was a respected community leader who unexpectedly passed away in December.
NYAPT calls on drivers to stop for school buses during Operation Safe Stop Day
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 03:20 pm
The New York Association for Pupil Transportation (NYAPT) - a statewide organization dedicated to the support, development and representation of professionals responsible for the safe and efficient transportation of school children - is supporting Operation Safe Stop Day. The annual public awareness event promotes school bus safety and educates the public about the dangers of illegally passing a stopped school bus when its red lights are flashing.
National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week runs from April 24-30
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 03:20 pm
For the week of April 24-30, laboratories, health care facilities, academic institutions and public health departments will mark Medical Laboratory Professionals Week. This annual observance raises awareness, understanding and appreciation for laboratory professionals, and has been celebrated since 1975. The theme for Lab Week 2022 is "Giving the Gift of Health."
GI BOE 'Meet the Candidates Night' scheduled for May 10
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 03:20 pm
The Grand Island PTA Council will sponsor a "Meet the Candidates Night" for the upcoming Grand Island Central School District trustee election.
Hochul, National Weather Service announce Severe Weather Awareness Week in New York
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 03:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul declared this week as Severe Weather Awareness Week to highlight the seasonal dangers of flooding, tornadoes and thunderstorms during the spring and summer months in New York state.
NU: 'Spring into Service' week concludes with community cleanup
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 03:20 pm
The Levesque Institute for Civic Engagement's IMPACT office concluded its "Spring into Service" week with a community garden cleanup at the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center in Niagara Falls on Saturday. The weeklong series of service opportunities and other events was held in celebration of National Volunteer Week.
Spring Indonesian gamelan music show featuring American debuts of 5 new compositions
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 03:20 pm
A Javanese gamelan music show with special guest artist I.M. Harjito - and featuring five new Javanese music compositions making their American debut - will take place from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at Nusantara Arts Performance Center @ St. Johns Grace Episcopal, 51 Colonial Circle, Buffalo.
Hochul: Up to $1B to restore green space surrounding Kensington Expressway, $169.2M for school aid; $212.3M to local governments; income tax relief for 350,000 in WNY
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 03:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Monday announced regional investments in the fiscal year 2023 state budget to deliver for Western New York families.
Mercy Flight wins $100,000 grant at 21st Century Fund voting event
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 03:20 pm
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo's 21st Century Fund, a giving circle open to anyone who wants to give back in Western New York, announced its members voted to award a $100,000 grant to Mercy Flight Inc. on April 21. The grant will be used for Mercy Flight's implementation of a lifesaving air ambulance enhancement in rural Western New York.
deadmau5 to bring 'We Are Friends Tour' to Buffalo
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 03:15 pm
deadmau5 will perform Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Outer Harbor Buffalo Lakeside Event Lawn, 825 Fuhrmann Blvd. Gates open at 6 p.m. for the all-ages show. Tickets are available starting at 10 a.m. Friday.
 

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