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Rochester-bound: Falcons soccer wins Class A title
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 11:35 pm
All postseason, the magic number for the Niagara-Wheatfield boys soccer team has been two. Monday night, the Falcons continued the trend, as the team defeated Williamsville South, 2-0, to clinch the Section VI Class A title.
'Chicago P.D.': Is it time for Jay to leave Voight?
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 04:35 pm
With Antonio AWOL, both "Chicago P.D." fans and pundits expected Jay to become the voice of reason inside the intelligence unit - and maybe even a pseudo-conscience for Voight. What they didn't expect was Halstead to go full-on Hank.
Colvin Cleaners needs kids coats for 24th annual 'Coats 4 Kids' program
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 01:55 pm
Colvin Cleaners is asking Western New Yorkers to go through their closets and donate gently used or new winter coats, jackets, gloves, hats and scarves for toddlers to young adults for families in need this winter season. The company is in desperate need of winter coats for children, from toddler to teens.
Alzheimer's Association, CVS Health join forces to fight Alzheimer's
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 01:55 pm
The Alzheimer's Association and CVS Health announced a three-year corporate partnership aimed at fighting Alzheimer's - a disease impacting more than 5 million Americans and 16 million caregivers across the country. The partnership is launching with an in-store fundraising campaign that will provide $10 million to support Alzheimer's Association programs, including those aimed at caregiver education, care and support, and disease research.
Niagara Falls USA welcomes World Karate Commission Championships
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 01:55 pm
This week, Niagara Falls USA is hosting the World Karate Commission Championships at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls. This internationally recognized event will bring approximately 2,000 families to the city from across the country and the world.
Harry Styles' new album, 'Fine Line,' releasing globally Dec. 13
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 01:50 pm
Harry Styles has announced his anticipated new album, "Fine Line," will release globally on Friday, Dec. 13. It will be available for pre-save and pre-order tomorrow. Visit
Niagara Wine Trail: 'Share the Bounty' this weekend
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 01:50 pm
For well over a decade now, the Niagara Wine Trail USA wineries have partnered with local food banks and charitable organizations - and this year is no different. To ensure a bountiful holiday season for area residents in need, the annual "Share the Bounty" event will be held Veterans Day Weekend, Nov. 9-11.
SBA begins National Veterans Small Business Week
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 01:50 pm
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is celebrating the accomplishments of veteran, service member and military spouse small business owners nationwide during National Veterans Small Business Week, designated nationally this year as Nov. 4-8.
Lewiston's 'Circle of Honor' unveiling slated for Veterans Day evening
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 12:00 pm
After nearly two years of planning, fundraising, engineering and construction, the new Veterans of Foreign Wars "Circle of Honor" will be dedicated during a nighttime ceremony at 6:15 p.m. Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11.
Spaghetti dinner at Our Lady of Fatima Shrine
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 12:00 pm
Our Lady of Fatima Shrine Knights of Columbus Council No. 14622 will hosts its 11th annual spaghetti dinner from 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, in the Shrine dining hall, 1023 Swann Road, Lewiston.
'CMA Country Christmas' to air Dec. 3 on ABC
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 12:00 pm
As previously announced, country superstar Trisha Yearwood will host and perform on the 10th annual "CMA Country Christmas," airing Tuesday, Dec. 3 (9 p.m. EST), on ABC. "CMA Country Christmas" features Christmas classics and festive one-of-a-kind collaborations by artists including Kristin Chenoweth, for KING & COUNTRY, Chris Janson, Tori Kelly, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Runaway June, CeCe Winans, Brett Young and Chris Young.
'Dolly Parton: Here She Comes Again!' airs Nov. 12 on ABC
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 11:55 am
As music fans around the world get ready to celebrate "Country Music's Biggest Night," ABC airs its 11th annual pre-CMA Awards special. Hosted by ABC News' Robin Roberts, "Dolly Parton: Here She Comes Again!" airs Tuesday, Nov. 12 (10 p.m. EST).
3-time Golden Globe nominee Ellen DeGeneres to receive Carol Burnett Award at 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 11:55 am
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced three-time Golden Globe nominee Ellen DeGeneres will receive the Carol Burnett Award. She is the second recipient to be honored with the accolade, the first having been its namesake, Carol Burnett. DeGeneres will accept the honor at Hollywood's "Party of the Year" on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020 airing live at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.
HAL releases 9th annual holiday ornament
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 07:00 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston announced the release of its ninth annual holiday ornament, featuring Apple Granny Restaurant.
Bazaar & sale on Election Day
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 07:00 am
First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston will hold a bazaar and white elephant sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday Nov. 5, at the church, South Fifth and Cayuga streets. Available will be baked goods, jams and jellies, pies, cookies, and better white elephant treasures, including jewelry.
Medicare educational symposium at Lewiston Library
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 07:00 am
A Medicare educational symposium will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the Lewiston Public Library Community Room, 305 S. Eighth St.
AG James provides funds for police body-worn cameras to Buffalo, Niagara Falls & Amherst police departments
Sat, Nov 2nd 2019 10:05 am
Earlier this week, Attorney General Letitia James presented the Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Amherst police departments with funds to support body-worn camera (BWC) programs. The BPD received $150,000 for 300 BWCs, the APD received $37,240 for 49 BWCs, and the NFPD will receive $51,759 for 93 BWCs and eight BWC docking stations.
Attorney William Mattar hosts pet photo contest during 'Rescue a Shelter Animal' campaign
Sat, Nov 2nd 2019 10:05 am
William Mattar law offices kicked off its "Rescue a Shelter Animal" campaign Friday, highlighting the importance of rescuing an animal in need from a local shelter or animal rescue. The initiative takes place throughout November and features a pet photo contest. Mattar will also make surprise visits to local shelters and donate needed supplies.
New York announces $16.4 million in homelessness aid
Sat, Nov 2nd 2019 10:05 am
Earlier this week, the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance announced $16.4 million in annual funding for 64 nonprofit organizations and local government entities throughout the state to assist individuals and families at risk of becoming homeless or those experiencing homelessness. The "Solutions to End Homelessness" program provides funding to help New Yorkers avoid eviction, secure permanent housing, and receive services that can help them on the path to stability.
Dollar General now open in Niagara Falls
Sat, Nov 2nd 2019 10:00 am
Dollar General's newest store, at 3622 Hyde Park Blvd., Niagara Falls, is open for business. In its new location, Dollar General will offer area residents a convenient new place to shop for everyday essentials at low prices.
New York State Smokers' Quitline hosts two webinars in November
Sat, Nov 2nd 2019 07:00 am
The New York State Smokers' Quitline invites all health care professionals to attend free one-hour webinars in November.
Tribute to Clyde Burmaster
Sat, Nov 2nd 2019 07:00 am
Shown in a storefront window across the street from the post office in Ransomville is a tribute to former 1st District Niagara County Legislator Clyde Burmaster, who lost his lengthy battle to cancer earlier this fall. It was prepared by Ransomville resident Ruth Anne Buzzard, who wrote, "The Hamlet of Ransomville gives a Hometown Tribute to their friend, and Niagara County Legislator Clyde Burmaster.
Lewiston residents encouraged to participate in census
Sat, Nov 2nd 2019 07:00 am
Former Deputy Treasurer Edward Walker, now an employee with the U.S. Census Bureau, provided the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees with an update on the 2020 decennial census at the start of the Oct. 21 monthly meeting.
Lewiston Town Board introduces moratorium on solar projects
Sat, Nov 2nd 2019 07:00 am
Amid public outcry against the influx of new solar farms in the town, the Lewiston Town Board introduced a moratorium that would temporarily halt new proposals for industrial-scale solar facilities in the area for six months. The moratorium is set to be voted on following a newly scheduled public hearing at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14.
LPD: Cast your vote for Shadow
Sat, Nov 2nd 2019 07:00 am
You've likely seen a dog on patrol around the River Region with the Lewiston Police Department. He's better known as "Shadow," a striking black German shepherd who is LPD's latest member of a nearly 10-year-old K-9 patrol unit.
Obituary: Peter S. Fabiano
Sat, Nov 2nd 2019 07:00 am
Peter S. Fabiano of Grand Island entered into rest Oct. 28, 2019, from a heart attack at the age of 47.
Erie County Sheriff's Office: K9 Viva receives donated body armor
Sat, Nov 2nd 2019 07:00 am
Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard announced this week that Erie County Sheriff's Office K9 Viva has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9s Inc.
Town of Grand Island: Veterans Day ceremony
Sat, Nov 2nd 2019 07:00 am
The Grand Island Recreation Department reports the town's annual Veterans Day ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at the Memorial Wall of Veterans Park, 1717 Bedell Road.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Grand Island Optical holds ribbon-cutting
Sat, Nov 2nd 2019 07:00 am
Members of the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week for the new location of Grand Island Optical.
Welcome to Lewiston, Bella Rose Vineyard and Winery
Fri, Nov 1st 2019 08:10 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce, elected and community leaders, as well as friends and family, celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Bella Rose Vineyard and Winery on Wednesday.
Mission House debuts 7-song project, fall tour to follow
Fri, Nov 1st 2019 07:55 pm
The creative duo of Taylor Leonhardt and Jess Ray - going by the moniker Mission House - debuts their anticipated self-titled project today with Integrity Music.
Buffalo Sabres' Olofsson named NHL Rookie of the Month for October
Fri, Nov 1st 2019 07:55 pm
Buffalo Sabres right wing Victor Olofsson, who led all rookies with 10 points (6 goals, 4 assists) and six power-play goals in 13 games, was named the NHL's Rookie of the Month for October.
Selena Gomez to take stage for world television premiere of new music at American Music Awards
Fri, Nov 1st 2019 07:55 pm
dick clark productions and ABC announced multi-Platinum-selling superstar Selena Gomez will take the stage for the world television premiere of her new music at the 2019 American Music Awards, marking her first live TV performance in two years.
Paul Baloche releases new single, lyric video titled 'Behold Him'
Fri, Nov 1st 2019 07:55 pm
Paul Baloche, one of the modern church's most acclaimed worship artists and songwriters, released a powerful new single today, titled "Behold Him" (Integrity Music). A lyric video for the song also debuted, and can be viewed here.
Niagara University Ostapenko Center hosts community events in support of area's youth
Fri, Nov 1st 2019 07:55 pm
Niagara University's Rose Bente Lee Ostapenko Center for Race, Equality, and Mission will host a pair of community meetings focused on the area's youth.
'Polar Bear' Days begin at Buffalo Zoo
Fri, Nov 1st 2019 07:55 pm
As the temperature goes down, so will the admission prices at the Buffalo Zoo. "Polar Bear Days" began Friday. Admission is $8.95 per person.
Buffalo City Mission launches 2019 'Turkey Drive' to deliver a happy Thanksgiving for those in need
Fri, Nov 1st 2019 07:55 pm
On Friday, the Buffalo City Mission kicked off its annual "Turkey Drive" to provide a traditional Thanksgiving meal for impoverished families, the elderly and shut-ins.
David Gray to bring 'White Ladder: The 20th Anniversary Tour' to Artpark
Fri, Nov 1st 2019 03:50 pm
David Gray is touring behind his biggest hit songs next summer. He will bring "White Ladder: The 20th Anniversary Tour" to Artpark's Mainstage Theater at 8 p.m. July 13. Gray will perform "White Ladder" in its entirety, and also sing his greatest hits.
Niagara Hospice House announces residential improvements
Fri, Nov 1st 2019 03:30 pm
Niagara Hospice announced recently that 10 general-inpatient rooms and all 10 residential units at its Niagara Hospice House facility in Lockport now feature new Wieland sleeper sofas, providing flexibility and convenience during patient visits and overnight stays.
Helicopter revamped for vet memorial in Wheatfield
Fri, Nov 1st 2019 03:05 pm
The 1965 Huey helicopter is a big thing to miss. It's been gone for about a year now, but no one should be alarmed. The Vietnam era helicopter and its compatriot, the massive tank in front of the Town of Wheatfield Highway Department building, will be back together again at Town Hall on Church Street. It's just a question of when.

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