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Buffalo Beauts: Maddie Elia named NWHL Most Valuable Player
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 03:00 pm
The NWHL today announced Buffalo Beauts forward Maddie Elia has been named the NWHL's Most Valuable Player for the 2018-19 season. The award was voted on by 20 media members and broadcasters in cooperation with the Women's Hockey Media Association.
Buffalo Beauts: Shannon Szabados selected as Goaltender of the Year
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 03:00 pm
The NWHL today announced Buffalo Beauts goaltender Shannon Szabados was awarded the Goaltender of the Year media award, as voted on by 20 media members and broadcasters in cooperation with the Women's Hockey Media Association.
Buffalo Beauts: Blake Bolden captures NWHL Defender of the Year award
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 03:00 pm
The NWHL today announced Buffalo Beauts defenseman Blake Bolden was named the NWHL's Defender of the Year. This award is voted on by 20 media members and broadcasters in cooperation with the Women's Hockey Media Association.
Erie County Department of Public Works readies 2019 roadwork agenda
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 03:00 pm
The Erie County Department of Public Works Highways' Division has announced the initial 2019 program of county roads targeted for repairs, including roads in each of the county's five highway districts, with mill and overlay work designated for several roads that sustained damage over the winter.
Constantino's resignation a bad look for NF
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 02:20 pm
On Sunday, Niagara Falls High School basketball coach Sal Constantino stepped down.
Higgins: $2 million-plus in federal funding to support Krabbe disease research at Hunter James Kelly Research Institute
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 02:20 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced millions of dollars in federal funding to support the research of Krabbe leukodystrophy, known as Krabbe disease. A grant from the National Institutes of Health in the amount of $433,627 in the first year and over $2 million over a five-year period has been awarded to M. Laura Feltri, M.D., and Lawrence Wrabetz, M.D., co-directors of the Hunter James Kelly Research Institute at the University at Buffalo.
American Institute of Architects to develop plans, define scope & costs to make veterans posts in Erie County handicapped-accessible
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 02:20 pm
The Buffalo Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced it will begin an urgent handicap accessibility focus for veterans' posts in Erie County.
Traumatic brain injury survivor, author Ryan Young to present on determination, not giving up
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 02:05 pm
As part of its "Dialogues on disABILITY Speaker Series," the Museum of disABILITY History will host a free presentation called, "Ryan Young: Determine Not to Give Up" from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, at 3826 Main St., Buffalo. Young will discuss his life of living with a traumatic brain injury, and his book, "Thankful, Blessed Individual: Never Stop Believing in Miracles."
Todd Rundgren's 'The Individualist Tour' headed to Riviera Theatre
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 01:50 pm
The Riviera Theatre welcomes Todd Rundgren's "The Individualist Tour" at 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 12.
Lewiston No. 2 hosts fundraiser
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 12:30 pm
Lewiston Volunteer Fire Co. No. 2 Ladies Auxiliary is hosting a Krolick's BBQ chicken dinner fundraiser from noon until 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at 1705 Saunders Settlement Road.
New York Power Authority fishing piers to open for season on April 1
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 12:15 pm
The New York Power Authority fishing facilities, including the fishing pier at the base of NYPA's Robert Moses Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant in Lewiston, will open for the season Monday, April 1 (weather-permitting).
GEICO constructs 550-can 'CanStruction' For Buffalo City Mission food drive challenge
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 12:15 pm
The Buffalo City Mission announced GEICO has constructed a 550-can "CanStruction" of the American flag to support the City Mission's annual "Mission: Possible" food drive challenge, benefitting the region's homeless community. GEICO is a $10,000 sponsor and has partnered with the City Mission on the annual challenge for two years.
Niagara University recognized for sustainability efforts
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 12:15 pm
Niagara University was honored as the 2019 recipient of the "Green Initiative Award" by the Niagara USA Chamber at its annual Honors Gala on March 15.
Hulu renews 'Marvel's Runaways'
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 10:40 am
Hulu has renewed "Marvel's Runaways" for a 10-episode third season.
2019 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Championship selections
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 10:40 am
The NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Committee has selected the 16 teams that will participate in the 2019 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Championship.
Medaille heading to NCAA Tournament
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 10:40 am
While all eyes have been on the University at Buffalo's men's and women's hoops squads, Medaille College's women's bowling team earned the same title shot, claiming the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference title on Sunday over Mount Aloysius College in a best-of-seven championship in the Pittsburgh suburb of Beaver Falls. What's particularly noteworthy is Medaille is a Division III school, and the other programs in the tournament are Division I.
Niagara University men's hockey season comes to close in conference finals
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 10:40 am
The Niagara University men's hockey team fell in overtime, 3-2, to AIC in the championship game of the Atlantic Hockey playoffs on Saturday night in HarborCenter. Picked to finish last in the conference in the preseason poll, the Purple Eagles earned the sixth seed in the playoffs and bowled confidently through Canisius, two-time defending champion Air Force, and RIT before the Yellow Jackets scored 1:16 into the extra period to end Niagara's season.
Thievery Corporation added to 'Tuesdays in the Park' at Artpark
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 10:30 am
World-renowned electronic music group Thievery Corporation is set to perform on Aug. 6 at the Artpark Outdoor Amphitheater as part of "Tuesdays in the Park" presented by M&T Bank.
Jacobs calls on governor, Assembly to support Lyme disease funding
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 10:25 am
A former member of the New York State Senate's Task Force on Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases, Sen. Chris Jacobs (60th SD) is calling on the governor and Assembly leaders to support $1 million in the state budget, and take action on a series of bills to help combat Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. The senator was joined in his advocacy by patients, family members and advocates from Lyme WNY.
Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise and Clambake prepares for 20th anniversary ride
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 10:25 am
The 20th annual Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise and Clambake is an opportunity for Niagara County residents to enjoy cookout and clambake fare on the blissful blue waters of the lower Niagara and Lake Ontario. The event is scheduled for Friday, July 12, at the historic Youngstown Yacht Club, come rain or shine. The cruise and clambake is a fundraiser for Niagara Hospice, a local nonprofit located in Lockport.
Universal Studios Hollywood debuts first look of its epic new adventure, 'Jurassic World—The Ride'
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 10:25 am
Universal Studios Hollywood unveils a first look of its eagerly awaited mega attraction, "Jurassic World—The Ride," as anticipation grows for its grand opening this summer.
DEC releases 2016-18 Great Lakes program progress report
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 10:25 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the release of the 2016-18 progress report on the restoration and protection of New York's Great Lakes resources. The report, released to commemorate World Water Day, highlights New York's programs and projects in the Great Lakes watershed that are benefiting communities taking action to maintain and improve community uses of the lakes, surrounding lands and other waterways in the Great Lakes Basin.
Zonta fashion show is April 28
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 07:00 am
It has been 100 years since Zonta International was founded in Buffalo, and the Grand Island club is celebrating the centennial in style with its annual Fashion Show & Luncheon.
Memorial to host free vascular, hernia screenings
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 07:00 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will host a free vascular and hernia screening from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13, in The Heart Center of Niagara, 571 10th St., Niagara Falls.
St. Joseph Day table celebrated at Casa Antica
Sun, Mar 24th 2019 03:45 pm
Casa Antica Restaurant and Lounge hosted its annual St. Joseph Day table on Sunday. The 2019 Lewiston Business of the Year was packed with patrons ranging in age from preteen to 100.
Locals represent NFL in Silver Hoops Classic
Sun, Mar 24th 2019 01:55 am
Saturday afternoon, several local boys basketball players from Niagara Frontier League schools gathered at City Honors High School for the 2019 Silver Hoops Classic.
Kiwanis Club donates to St. Peters
Sat, Mar 23rd 2019 10:00 am
The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston presented a donation to St. Peter R.C. School at the club's second annual fellowship dinner, held in the school cafeteria.
Scott Joy Trucking, Modern Corporation & Niagara Frontier Publications back to support Ransomville Speedway in 2019
Sat, Mar 23rd 2019 10:00 am
A trio of Niagara County businesses are returning to Ransomville Speedway as motorsports marketing partners for the 2019 racing season as Scott Joy Trucking, Modern Corporation and Niagara Frontier Publications have signed on as race night sponsors.
Kaleida Health, M&T team up to build Habitat Home on Buffalo's East Side
Sat, Mar 23rd 2019 10:00 am
Habitat for Humanity Buffalo is getting a boost from two locally headquartered companies. Kaleida Health and M&T Bank have agreed to provide full funding along with employee volunteers to build a home on Winslow Avenue on Buffalo's East Side.
AG James announces $62.5 million in settlement credits for Spectrum customers
Sat, Mar 23rd 2019 09:55 am
Earlier this week, Attorney General Letitia James announced Spectrum (formerly Time Warner Cable) has started to issue credits to New York consumers as required by Charter Communications Inc.'s settlement agreement on Dec. 17, 2018.
2019 Chamber Gala Awards: Casa Antica named Lewiston Business of the Year
Sat, Mar 23rd 2019 07:00 am
Casa Antica is known for its authentic, from-scratch Italian dishes (including gnocchi Bolognese, rigatoni vodka, risotto with scallops and pork bracciole), as well as fresh fish specials, pizzas, antipasti and award-winning Arborio rice balls.
Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce to take over Taste of Lewiston in 2019
Sat, Mar 23rd 2019 07:00 am
The Taste of Lewiston is returning this year - but with a twist.
Meanwhile, in Niagara Falls ...
Sat, Mar 23rd 2019 07:00 am
It was a busy Thursday in downtown Niagara Falls.
Youngstown's Joseph Cecconi signs with Dallas Stars
Sat, Mar 23rd 2019 07:00 am
On Tuesday, Youngstown native Joseph Cecconi signed an entry-level contract with the Dallas Stars of the NHL.
Old Fort Niagara slates Native American symposium
Sat, Mar 23rd 2019 07:00 am
Old Fort Niagara announces it will hold a Native American history symposium from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at the Tuscarora Nation House, 5226 Walmore Road, Lewiston.
Army Corps plans for IWCS cleanup threatened
Sat, Mar 23rd 2019 07:00 am
Plans by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to address a proposed $490 million remediation plan for the nearly 10-acre Interim Waste Containment Structure at the Niagara Falls Storage Site in Lewiston now appear in jeopardy.
St. Stephen R.C. Church: Parish updated on Catholic Charities drive
Sat, Mar 23rd 2019 07:00 am
William Sukaly, director of the Immigration and Refugee Assistance Program for Catholic Charities, spoke at all the masses at St. Stephen R.C. Church last weekend about this year's Catholic Charities Drive.
You're hired! GIHS holds job fair
Sat, Mar 23rd 2019 07:00 am
A strong demand for qualified labor has prompted the Grand Island Central School District to help connect its students with employers looking for help.
Grand Island Town Board: Heron Pointe phase 2 site plan gets OK in 3-2 vote
Sat, Mar 23rd 2019 07:00 am
A second phase of the Heron Pointe apartment project on Grand Island Boulevard received site plan approval from the Town Board Monday, though two of the five board members demurred.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Citizen of the Year Award recipients announced
Sat, Mar 23rd 2019 07:00 am
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce has announced its 2018 Citizen of the Year awards recipients.
 

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