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Mount St. Mary's participates in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday
Mon, Apr 22nd 2019 07:00 am
As part of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 27, Mount St. Mary's Hospital is hosting a drive-up drop-off site to help get unused and unwanted medications out of people's homes.
Coloring Contest winners selected
Mon, Apr 22nd 2019 07:00 am
The Island Dispatch and Grand Island PennySaver had a special guest judge for the annual Easter Coloring Contest.
State Independence Party makes endorsements in town races
Mon, Apr 22nd 2019 07:00 am
The New York State Independence Party announced their endorsements for the 2019 election in the Town of Grand Island.
Grand Island Board of Education adopts $63 million 2019-20 budget
Sat, Apr 20th 2019 07:05 am
Without making any amendments to the proposal presented by district administration, the Grand Island Board of Education voted to adopt a $63 million 2019-20 school budget at a Tuesday.
Smelt Fest a fun opportunity to sample fried fish, give back to anglers, LPD
Sat, Apr 20th 2019 07:00 am
The Lewiston Smelt Festival is the official start of the village's summer slate of activities. It is an enjoyable evening where, despite the weather - which is often about 55 and overcast - friends gather together to mingle, listen to live music and eat the #FriesWithEyes.
Peek inside 765 Fairchild Place
Sat, Apr 20th 2019 07:00 am
McGuire Development Co. on Wednesday told The Sentinel that 765 Fairchild Place is on track to open as scheduled. Construction is almost complete at the luxury apartment complex, located at the site of the former Fairchild Manor in the Village of Lewiston.
2019 Chamber Gala Awards: Glenn Wienke honored as Town of Lewiston Citizen of the Year
Sat, Apr 20th 2019 07:00 am
Glenn Wienke has been chosen by Town of Lewiston Supervisor Steve Broderick and Town Board as the 2019 Town of Lewiston Citizen of the Year.
2019 Chamber Gala Awards: Gary Zanardi honored as Town of Porter Citizen of the Year
Sat, Apr 20th 2019 07:00 am
Gary Zanardi has been chosen by Town of Porter Supervisor Duffy Johnston and the Town Board as the 2019 Town of Porter Citizen of the Year.
Village of Lewiston set to adopt budget
Sat, Apr 20th 2019 07:00 am
Village of Lewiston trustees will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday for a special meeting, at which time they are expected to adopt the 2019-20 fiscal year budget.
Obituary: Donald W. Becker
Sat, Apr 20th 2019 07:00 am
Donald W. Becker of Grand Island entered into rest April 17, 2019.
Obituary: Eugene (Gene) Bondar
Sat, Apr 20th 2019 07:00 am
Eugene (Gene) Bondar, 95, of Washington, Pennsylvania, died peacefully on Sunday, April 7, 2019, in Peters Township, Pennsylvania. Born on May 8, 1923, in Chicago, Illinois, he was the son of the late Marie (Skwarek) and Andrew Bondar.
Town of Grand Island designated Purple Heart community
Sat, Apr 20th 2019 07:00 am
Members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart presented the Grand Island Town Board with a certificate of commendation designating the town as a Purple Heart community.
All hands on deck for DeGlopper Memorial work party
Sat, Apr 20th 2019 07:00 am
The DeGlopper Memorial Committee will host a work party Sunday, April 28. Anyone willing and able is invited to attend.
Sidway Elementary School on cusp of reaching goal for new playground
Sat, Apr 20th 2019 07:00 am
Sidway Elementary School's playground committee is in the home stretch of fundraising for a new playground at the Baseline Road school.
Grand Island powering into solar
Sat, Apr 20th 2019 07:00 am
As Island residents are now fully aware, Grand Island is moving full-steam ahead when it comes to solar energy.
Nemeth announces candidacy for town justice
Sat, Apr 20th 2019 06:55 am
Mark S. Nemeth has announced his candidacy for Grand Island Town Justice this year. He has received the endorsement of the Grand Island Republican Party, Conservative Party and the New York Independence Party. He will appear in those primaries on June 25 as well as those of the Democrat, Green and Working Families parties.
Island Ship Center becoming UPS Access Point
Sat, Apr 20th 2019 06:55 am
It's up to 13 years in business and counting - and 63 services offered and counting - for the Island Ship Center.
Volunteers needed for Kids Day
Sat, Apr 20th 2019 06:55 am
Volunteers are again needed to sell newspapers to support Kids Day on Tuesday, April 30. Proceeds from this paper sale help support the John R. Oishei Children's Hospital and Cradle Beach in their efforts to care for loved ones.
Kinney seeks reelection
Sat, Apr 20th 2019 06:55 am
Longtime Grand Island resident Beverly A. Kinney announced her candidacy for reelection to the Grand Island Town Council.
Pusatier running for Town Council
Sat, Apr 20th 2019 06:55 am
I have grown up on Grand Island, a mother of two, and the wife to my husband, Mike, of 23 years. My parents and in-laws are residents of Grand Island. We love our town. I am passionate about serving and helping others. Grand Island is our forever home. I want to give back to the community that raised me and now my family.
Hauss announces run for clerk
Sat, Apr 20th 2019 06:55 am
George Hauss is running for Grand Island town clerk. He has been an attorney for over 23 years and is a certified public accountant, practicing in the areas of real estate, tax, estate planning, and probate. He has lived on Grand Island for 15 years with his wife of 25 years, Lisa Marie, who works as a nurse at Erie County Medical Center, and their two rescue dogs and cats.
PSC accelerates community solar development
Fri, Apr 19th 2019 07:00 pm
The New York State Public Service Commission acted Friday to improve the overall value, predictability and certainty for community solar project development.
Tesla brings electric vehicle test-drives to Buffalo
Fri, Apr 19th 2019 06:55 pm
Tesla, in conjunction with Tesla Owners Club New York State (TOCNYS), will bring a fleet of new Tesla vehicles to demonstrate the technology of the most popular EVs on the market, including Model 3, to Western New York. This free test drive event, open to the public, takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 27, and 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday, April 28, in the parking lot facing Brennan's Bowery Bar & Restaurant, 4401 Transit Road, Clarence.
Niagara Falls Community Development releases revised draft 2019 action plan
Fri, Apr 19th 2019 06:55 pm
The City of Niagara Falls Community Development Department (NFCD) has released its revised draft 2019 action plan per the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development 2019 allocations for the City of Niagara Falls Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) programs. The revised draft 2019 action plan adjusts the funding levels from the draft 2019 action plan unanimously approved by Niagara Falls City Council on March 6.
'Father's Love' from Influencers available on Good Friday
Fri, Apr 19th 2019 06:50 pm
Good Friday serves as a fitting date for Influencers to debut "Father's Love," their latest in a string of singles. The resounding song centers on the greatest act of love in history, remembered on this holiday. A cornerstone of the song is Romans 8:15, which says, "So you have not received a spirit that makes you fearful slaves. Instead, you received God's Spirit when he adopted you as his own children. Now we call him, 'Abba, Father.' "
Help support Wild Kritters: Meet animals, win prizes along the way
Fri, Apr 19th 2019 06:05 pm
Wild Kritters of Niagara County will hold its 13th annual basket raffle fundraiser from noon until 4 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at the 3-F Conservation Club, 904 Swann Road, Youngstown.
Compassion in action: Community Missions hosts 'Walk for Niagara'
Fri, Apr 19th 2019 06:05 pm
Community Missions of Niagara Frontier is hosting its annual "Walk for Niagara" fundraiser from Whirlpool State Park to Devils Hole State Park in Niagara Falls on Saturday, May 4, beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Apple Granny defends title; named 'Best Fish Fry' in Western New York
Fri, Apr 19th 2019 09:30 am
For the second year in a row, readers voted Apple Granny Restaurant as "Best Fish Fry" in Western New York. A record 2,006 votes were cast in the Niagara Frontier Publications contest.
Deposits 4 Food donates to local food pantries
Thu, Apr 18th 2019 05:10 pm
Deposits for Food presented donations to two Niagara Falls food pantries last week: Community Missions, and Heart, Love & Soul.
Niagara River corridor one step closer to receiving new global recognition
Thu, Apr 18th 2019 05:10 pm
The Niagara River Ramsar Binational Steering Committee today announced the Niagara River is closer to being recognized under Ramsar, an international treaty, as a Wetland of International Importance.
USA Niagara announces hiring of Anthony Vilardo as president
Thu, Apr 18th 2019 05:05 pm
USA Niagara Development Corp. announced Anthony Vilardo will join on as president.
NCCC Presidential Search Committee completes interviews
Thu, Apr 18th 2019 12:55 pm
The Niagara County Community College Presidential Search Committee completed its mission of interviews and selecting the final NCCC presidential candidates last week and forwarded the results to the NCCC board of trustees for the final interviews to fill the open position of president of NCCC. 
Saph named director of campus facilities and operations at NCCC
Thu, Apr 18th 2019 12:50 pm
Niagara County Community College has hired Donald Saph of Ransomville as the new director of campus facilities and operations. 
Mayor Pappas and City of North Tonawanda announce Arbor Day tree dedication
Thu, Apr 18th 2019 12:45 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas will join city officials and Senior Forrester Patrick Marren of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for the dedication of a tree in Raymond Klimek Veterans Park, 700 River Road, North Tonawanda. 
Niemiec gains new endorsements for NT 2nd Ward alderman
Thu, Apr 18th 2019 12:45 pm
Zachary Niemiec recently received the endorsement of Run for Something, the groundbreaking organization that recruits and supports strong voices in the next generation of progressive leadership. 
Columbia Hook and Ladder Co. No. 1 honored by FASNY
Thu, Apr 18th 2019 12:40 pm
Christopher Wildey, president of Columbia Hook and Ladder Co. No. 1 in North Tonawanda, in February enrolled his company in the event. In March, FASNY selected Columbia Hook and Ladder for the honor in Western New York, a region covering 10 counties. 
Sanborn Area Historical Society potluck dinner & regular meeting
Thu, Apr 18th 2019 12:40 pm
Tuesday, April 23, the Sanborn Area Historical Society will host a potluck dinner at 6 p.m. and its regular meeting at 7 p.m. The events will occur at the Sanborn fire hall. 
Town of Wheatfield: Resident comments on Barge Brewing
Thu, Apr 18th 2019 12:35 pm
Monday night, the Town of Wheatfield Town Board held its second regular meeting of April. To open the meeting, Dana Weber asked the Town Board what it knew regarding an article in the Tribune of Barge Brewing talking about a Bergholz location. As a resident of the hamlet of Bergholz, she was curious about the possible location.
Town of Niagara Board, Reger agree on old Army base
Thu, Apr 18th 2019 12:35 pm
Tuesday night, the Town of Niagara Town Board met for its monthly meeting. A topic of discussion was the former U.S. Army Reserve Base off Porter Road.

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