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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.
Assembly passes measure to prohibit cat declawing
Wed, Jun 5th 2019 11:45 am
New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal announced passage of legislation prohibiting the declawing of cats, and imposing a fine of $1,000 on veterinarians who perform the procedure for no valid reason (A. 1303, Rosenthal).
Towne Automotive Group celebrates 50th anniversary with special promotion to benefit FeedMore WNY
Wed, Jun 5th 2019 11:45 am
In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Towne Automotive Group announced it is holding a special sales promotion during the month of June to benefit FeedMore WNY. Towne Automotive Group will donate a portion of the proceeds from every vehicle sold during the promotion to the new nonprofit organization formed when Meals on Wheels for WNY and the Food Bank of WNY joined forces earlier this year.
Free Girl Scout 'Daisy for a Day' events
Wed, Jun 5th 2019 11:45 am
Girl Scouts of Western New York invites the community to attend its free "Daisy for a Day" events. Girls entering kindergarten and first grade in the fall and their families will discover what it means to be a Girl Scout, how to get involved, and enjoy fun activities from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 29. RSVP at one of six locations at gswny.org or by calling 1-888-837-6410.
Catholic Health System finances more than $180 million through DASNY
Wed, Jun 5th 2019 11:45 am
Gerrard P. Bushell, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York, announced Catholic Health System Inc. issued more than $180 million in bonds through DASNY, in a financing led by Bank of America, Merrill Lynch.
Artpark kicks season off with sizzlin' Sammy Hagar, rockin' Night Ranger performances
Wed, Jun 5th 2019 10:50 am
The 2019 "Tuesdays in the Park" summer concert series began this week with a pair of crowd-pleasing performances by rock 'n' roll legends Sammy Hagar and Night Ranger. The "super" show - named that way for its unique pricing and seating configurations - lived up to billing, as the acts enthusiastically ran through five decades of hit songs, paired with a generous sampling of deep cuts.
16 NFHS seniors sign to play in college
Tue, Jun 4th 2019 05:45 pm
On Tuesday, 16 Niagara Falls High School seniors signed their national letters of intent to continue their student-athlete careers in college.
Mount St. Mary's sponsors 20th annual 'A Father's Day Gift of Love and Life' prostate cancer screening
Tue, Jun 4th 2019 04:10 pm
In celebration of Father's Day and National Men's Health Month, the board of associates of Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center is sponsoring the 20th annual "A Father's Day Gift of Love and Life." The free prostate cancer screening will be available from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, through Friday, June 14, in the outpatient center (north lobby) of the hospital, 5300 Military Road, Lewiston.
More additions to Artpark's Strawberry Moon Festival
Tue, Jun 4th 2019 10:25 am
That message of reconciliation is the central theme of this historic gathering of indigenous performers, craftspeople, teachers and healers at the Strawberry Moon Festival on June 22 at Artpark in Lewiston. The event runs from 3-11 p.m.
NYS Smokers' Quitline hosts combination therapy webinar on June 11
Tue, Jun 4th 2019 10:25 am
The New York State Smokers' Quitline invites all health care professionals to attend a free one-hour webinar at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, titled "Exploring Combination Therapy for Smoking Cessation: A Provider and Quitline Intervention." Registration is available at www.nysmokefree.com/NewsRoom.
Erie County Parks Department deploys goats to combat invasive plants
Tue, Jun 4th 2019 10:25 am
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz joined Erie County Legislator John Bruso (8th District), Commissioner of Parks, Recreation and Forestry Daniel J. Rizzo, and Jen Zeitler, owner of Let's Goat Buffalo, to unveil a pilot project now underway in the county's Como Lake Park.
Friends of Lewiston Library speaker series continues
Tue, Jun 4th 2019 10:10 am
Join the Friends of the Lewiston Library for the second presentation of the 2019 speaker series, "Frontier House - Past and Present,' at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at the Lewiston Public Library, 305 S. Eighth St. Speakers include Ken Slaugenhoupt, president of the Historical Association of Lewiston; and Jeffrey Williams, investor in the Frontier House.
Buffalo Suzuki Strings celebrates 50th anniversary, 'Celebrating Our Past, Inspiring Our Future'
Tue, Jun 4th 2019 10:10 am
Buffalo Suzuki Strings will celebrate its 50th anniversary this Saturday and Sunday at 4 Webster St., North Tonawanda - BSS' home.
ABC stacks deck with host Joel McHale & premiere of 'Card Sharks'
Tue, Jun 4th 2019 10:10 am
Joel McHale is set to host the series premiere of "Card Sharks," premiering Wednesday, June 12 (9-10 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.
Thomas Rhett & Kelsea Ballerini return to host 'CMA Fest'
Tue, Jun 4th 2019 10:10 am
The Country Music Association announced country music superstars Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini will return to host "CMA Fest," which it called "the music event of the summer." Multimedia personality Bobby Bones was tapped as a special guest host.
Teen Choice airs, for first time ever, from sand of Hermosa Beach
Tue, Jun 4th 2019 09:55 am
Feel the sand under your toes as the surfboards hit the beach, when Teen Choice 2019 airs live Sunday, Aug. 11 (8 p.m. ET live/PT tape-delayed) from Hermosa Beach on FOX.
The Academy to honor Geena Davis, David Lynch, Wes Studi & Lina Wertmüller at 2019 Governors Awards
Tue, Jun 4th 2019 09:55 am
The Academy announced its board of governors voted Saturday to present honorary awards to David Lynch, Wes Studi and Lina Wertmüller, and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Geena Davis. The four Oscar statuettes will be presented at the Academy's 11th annual Governors Awards on Sunday, Oct. 27, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center.
Natalie Grant & Charlotte Gambill's 'Dare To Be' event returns this fall with K-LOVE/AIR1 partnership
Tue, Jun 4th 2019 09:50 am
Helmed by Grammy nominee Natalie Grant and international speaker Charlotte Gambill, the annual "Dare To Be" event tour will hit 10 markets this fall with a brand-new media partnership with K-LOVE/AIR1 and promoter partnership with Compassion Live. The trusted voices will again unite for the uniquely designed one-night event intentionally designed for women of all ages that encompasses encouragement, worship, special music and Bible teaching.
Land bank restores North Tonawanda home
Mon, Jun 3rd 2019 03:05 pm
The Niagara Orleans Regional Land Improvement Corp. (NORLIC) unveiled a newly restored home on Friday in North Tonawanda. The property was completed in a community revitalization effort.
Tracy Morgan to host 2019 ESPYS
Mon, Jun 3rd 2019 03:00 pm
Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan will host the 2019 ESPYS Presented by Capital One.
New Era Cap launches 2019 Official NFL Training Camp Collection
Mon, Jun 3rd 2019 02:45 pm
On Monday, international sports and lifestyle brand New Era Cap Co. Inc. launched the New Era 2019 Official NFL Training Camp Collection featuring a performance fabric and an impactful yet understated design with simplified team logos on a white cap.
for KING & COUNTRY, Lauren Daigle top K-LOVE Fan Awards
Mon, Jun 3rd 2019 02:45 pm
for KING & COUNTRY and Lauren Daigle took top honors at Sunday's fan-fueled K-LOVE Fan Awards at Nashville's iconic Grand Ole Opry House.
Lions donate to Lewiston's inclusive playground
Mon, Jun 3rd 2019 02:30 pm
Newly elected Lions Club District Gov. Regina Cecconi is shown presenting a $2,000 check from the Brandel Murphy Foundation to Lewiston Community Lions President Sheila Zuhlke. The check, along with matched funds, will go toward the inclusive playground expected to be built this summer in the Village of Lewiston.
UB Council passes resolution to 'un-name' Kapoor Hall
Mon, Jun 3rd 2019 02:30 pm
The University at Buffalo Council passed a resolution to "un-name" the pharmacy school building named in honor of John N. Kapoor.
Castellani Art Museum presents 'Come Together: pARTy at the CAM'
Mon, Jun 3rd 2019 02:30 pm
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University is hosting its inaugural summer event, "Come Together: pARTy at the CAM," on from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 25. This "friend-raiser" "encourages first-time and longstanding visitors to enjoy an exciting summer evening on the beautiful campus of Niagara University."
Gas prices fall across region
Mon, Jun 3rd 2019 02:30 pm
Monday's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $2.81, down 2 cents from last week. One year ago, the price was $2.95. The New York state average is $2.93 - down 2 cents from last week. A year ago, the state average was $3.09. AAA Western and Central New York (AAA WCNY) reports the following averages:
AAA hosting impaired driving summit
Mon, Jun 3rd 2019 02:30 pm
As alcohol, drugs and prescription medications continue to impact safety on roads, nationally renowned speakers and community leaders will gather to discuss challenges and solutions.
Tree identification book from Arbor Day Foundation can help people identify tree species
Mon, Jun 3rd 2019 02:25 pm
The Arbor Day Foundation has a book that can help people identify trees in a simple, step-by-step process. The book, "What Tree Is That?", is available for a $5 donation to the nonprofit tree-planting organization.
 

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