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Local Film Group Seeks Volunteers / Interns / Festival Directors

Local Film Group Seeks Volunteers / Interns / Festival Directors

Community News February 24, 2016 at 11:32 pm

“Volunteers / Interns / Festival                            Director’s Wanted”                                                               Read More

President’s Transportation Budget Will Cost Drivers More without Improving Roads

Community News February 17, 2016 at 9:29 am

Our lame duck President’s final transportation budget is too little, too late, and wrongly focused. Throughout the Highway Bill debate, the Laborers’ International Union of North America urged Congress and the President to pass an increase in the gas tax in order to ensure funding for the Highway Trust Fund.Read More

Sincerity of finance panel’s call to stop irresponsible spending is questioned

Community News February 10, 2016 at 9:39 pm

It’s growing increasingly difficult to follow the bouncing ball – or hot potato – as the members of the city Finance Advisory Panel appear periodically in front of the council to lecture (chuckle) the council on fiscal integrity and the need (smirk) to suddenly begin counting the pennies and dimesRead More

Tonawanda’s Mandarin Garden Offers Authentic Asian At Affordable Prices

Tonawanda’s Mandarin Garden Offers Authentic Asian At Affordable Prices

Community News February 4, 2016 at 1:57 am

By Sheligh Love An American favorite: Sesame Chicken There is a restaurant in Western New York where you can dine-in, affordably, at a quality Asian restaurant. Sure there are scores of local Chinese restaurants. Most of their business is take out or buffet where staff loads up food in wellsRead More

Only in NT: Historic Preservation benefits select few in NT

Only in NT: Historic Preservation benefits select few in NT

Niagara County, Community News February 3, 2016 at 11:26 pm

In 2005, during the administration of North Tonawanda Mayor David Burgio, the Common Council passed a Historic Preservation Ordinance creating a Historic Preservation Commission. The subsequent Commission hasn’t focused on preserving historical sites with actual historical status but has enabled wealthy carpetbaggers to get tax credits for “historic” buildings. Why isRead More

Genesee Community College offers free-admittance seminar: Picking the US President; Meant to Explain Caucuses and Primaries

Community News January 27, 2016 at 12:25 pm

  BATAVIA, NY – Genesee Community College will host a free seminar: “Picking the United States President, Making Sense of the Caucuses and Primaries” to explain the process of nominating a candidate for president. Questions such as “What is the difference between a caucus and a primary?” “Why is it important?” “HowRead More

Ice fish without a fishing license Feb. 13-14 in NYS

Ice fish without a fishing license Feb. 13-14 in NYS

Community News, State and National News January 27, 2016 at 11:56 am

NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo designated February 13-14, 2016 as the state’s first weekend where the requirements for a fishing license has been suspended. Residents and visitors age 16 and older will be able to fish the fresh or marine waters of New York State without a license. The DEC wishesRead More

Emergency Preparedness Training at Lockport Library Saturday, Jan. 30

Community News January 22, 2016 at 4:10 pm

LOCKPORT, NY — New York National Guard troops, in conjunction with the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, will be presenting a two-hour disaster preparedness class at the Lockport Public Library, at 23 East Avenue, Lockport, at 11 am, on Saturday, Jan. 30. There is no chargeRead More

Aquarium of Niagara at Greater Niagara Fishing & Expo Event January 22-24

Aquarium of Niagara at Greater Niagara Fishing & Expo Event January 22-24

Community News January 22, 2016 at 3:31 pm

New surgeries at Niagara Falls Memorial provide relief to patients suffering severe gastric issues

Community News January 13, 2016 at 11:37 pm

NFMMC rapidly becoming Western New York center of excellence for surgical gastric procedures   Kevin Howey of Niagara Falls is a snack food merchandiser who for the past five years couldn’t eat the goods he delivered – or much else, for that matter – because he suffered from a debilitatingRead More

Free Workshops for Families of Special Needs Children Offered

Community News December 18, 2015 at 1:48 pm

NIAGARA COUNTY- Parent Network of WNY has announced it will conduct several free workshops in Niagara County during the month of January. Parents and Families who have children and/or young adults with special needs are invited to attend. “These workshops will provide useful information, tips and strategies,” said David ScherffRead More

Half-Court Basketball League Starting at Lockport YMCA

Community News December 18, 2015 at 1:26 pm

Lockport, NY.  Registration is currently open for the YMCA’s new 3 on 3 – ½ Court Men’s Basketball League that starts on January 28th, 2016. The Men’s League will run for seven weeks and end with finals starting in early March. Each team will play at least 14 games (ThursdayRead More

Enjoy The ‘Time of Your Life’ at Ricky’s Nifty Fifty Pizza Junction ‘Come In and Be Yourself’, Says Ricky

Community News December 18, 2015 at 1:23 pm

  Hello again everyone. Welcome to another edition of Ricky’s Corner.  I wanted to start this week’s column by writing about what we and our loyal customers feel that makes our pizza unique and great tasting. Our cheese is a manually sliced mozzarella as opposed to the pre-shredded brands mostRead More

National Fuel Reminds Residents to Stay Safe this Winter

National Fuel Reminds Residents to Stay Safe this Winter

Community News January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation (National Fuel) advises homeowners to be vigilant and pay attention to outdoor gas meters, furnaces and vents throughout the winter season. Snow, ice and extreme cold temperatures can pose a variety of safety and performance issues for heating systems. Ensure outdoor gas meter safety and proper service by:Read More

Niagara Falls Man Writes Book About How Women Think

Niagara Falls Man Writes Book About How Women Think

Community News November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — This week marks the nationwide release of “To Answer the Question, to Find Air Here on Earth,” a book, written by a man, that explores the psyche of women. Authored by Niagara University and Niagara County Community College adjunct professor, Robert Bennett; he was formerly theRead More

Memorial Hospital’s Golisano Center displays new exterior signage

Memorial Hospital’s Golisano Center displays new exterior signage

Community News November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Permanent signage was installed this week on the outside of the new Golisano Center for Community Health at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. The innovative center, which is scheduled for completion in spring 20http://southbuffalonews.com6, is supported by a $3.5 million gift from businessman and philanthropist Tom Golisano. It will provideRead More

FREE Event for the WNY Community! Hunteer’s Day of Hope & Prayer for  Children

FREE Event for the WNY Community! Hunteer’s Day of Hope & Prayer for Children

Community News November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

A message from Hunter’s Hope: Hunter’s Day of Hope & Prayer for Children As a foundation we seek to inspire an appreciation to God for all children. Hunter’s Day of Hope & Prayer for Children helps fulfill this primary goal — to remind parents how blessed they are to haveRead More

Harshest arctic air of season grips midwestern, eastern US

Harshest arctic air of season grips midwestern, eastern US

Community News, State and National News November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

AccuWeather Global Weather Center – January http://southbuffalonews.com8, 20http://southbuffalonews.com6 –  AccuWeather reports brutal cold will sweep into the eastern U.S. through early this week and will continue to leave its mark in the Midwest. The new arctic blast will be the harshest the Midwest and East have experienced so far this season.Read More

RIVIERA THEATRE ANNOUNCES  STOOGEFEST; WILL PLAY 3 STOOGES FILMS

RIVIERA THEATRE ANNOUNCES STOOGEFEST; WILL PLAY 3 STOOGES FILMS

Community News November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

  North Tonawanda – The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center announces  “Stoogefest XXV Winter Edition” – on Saturday February 27, 20http://southbuffalonews.com6 at 7:30 pm. Ticket Info: General Admission: $http://southbuffalonews.com0 Adults / $7 Child Tickets Available At: Phone or In Person: Riviera Theatre Box Office: 7http://southbuffalonews.com6-692-24http://southbuffalonews.com3 In Person: World HollywoodRead More

Smoking Costs the Average New York Smoker $2.4 Million Over a Lifetime – WalletHub Study

Smoking Costs the Average New York Smoker $2.4 Million Over a Lifetime – WalletHub Study

Community News, State and National News November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The personal finance website, WalletHub, has released a report this week called The True Cost of Smoking by State. WalletHub’s analysts calculated potential monetary losses — including the cumulative cost of a cigarette pack per day over several decades, health care expenditures, income losses and other costs — brought on byRead More

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