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Delaware North's casinos aren't in luxury resorts, they're in downtrodden midwest locations like this spartan gaming floor outside of economically depressed Davenport, Iowa.

Low pay, long hours, few promotions, freezer sex all part of Delaware North employment experience

Niagara Falls, Community News April 7, 2017 at 7:15 am

Buffalo-based mega-concessionaire Delaware North already plays a major role in the local economy – feeding the eight million tourists who visit Niagara Falls State Park every year at the expense of the handful of restaurants and diners that still exist in downtown Niagara Falls. Recent developments indicate that the globalRead More

Memorial to begin parking garage renovations

Memorial to begin parking garage renovations

Community News April 7, 2017 at 7:02 am

Renovations to the parking garage at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will begin Monday, April 10. The work, which will be completed in stages, is expected to last into the summer and will include structural repairs and maintenance on five of the structure’s seven levels. The project is the firstRead More

New cardiac catheterization lab in Falls offers 24/7 help for heart patients

New cardiac catheterization lab in Falls offers 24/7 help for heart patients

Community News April 7, 2017 at 6:58 am

NIAGARA FALLS, NY –Catholic Health, Kaleida Health, Erie County Medical Center and Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has opened the first cardiac catheterization laboratory in Niagara County. The new facility, at The Heart Center of Niagara on Memorial’s downtown Niagara Falls campus, is the result of community collaboration between theRead More

Annual Rock Scaling Along Gorge Wall in Ontario

Annual Rock Scaling Along Gorge Wall in Ontario

Community News April 7, 2017 at 6:52 am

Niagara Falls, ON – The Niagara Parks Commission will conduct rock scaling operations along the wall of the Niagara Gorge on the Canadian side of the Horseshoe Falls, from April 10 to April 13, weather permitting. Niagara Parks undertakes this activity annually to remove loose rocks and debris that have built upRead More

APRIL IS “STD AWARENESS” MONTH –  DISRUPT SYPHILIS

APRIL IS “STD AWARENESS” MONTH – DISRUPT SYPHILIS

Community News April 7, 2017 at 6:49 am

April is Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Awareness Month, an annual observance to raise public awareness about the impact of STDs on the lives of Americans and the importance of preventing, testing for and treating sexually transmitted diseases.  This year’s theme focuses on tackling the resurgence of Syphilis, which has reported ratesRead More

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Roscetti Fundraiser a Success

Community News April 7, 2017 at 4:34 am

Andrew Feldman and Matthew Feldman of the law firm Feldman Kieffer LLP, were the hosts Thursday night at a fundraiser in support of attorney Alan Roscetti, a candidate for Niagara Falls city court judge.  Also on hand was Alan’s father, prominent Niagara Falls attorney Jim Roscetti who is also theRead More

Thousands of U.S. Cities Have Worse Lead Problems Than Flint

Thousands of U.S. Cities Have Worse Lead Problems Than Flint

Community News April 6, 2017 at 5:32 pm

By Randy Palladino; It’s been almost three years since the water crisis in Flint, Michigan first hit the news and brought renewed attention to this country’s lead problem. But as bad as the situation in Flint continues to be, new data from state health departments and the Centers for DiseaseRead More

Cheryl Deal has helped many people save thousands of dollars in finding a good house. She is conducting a free home buyer seminar at at 1pm Saturday, Mar 25th at Key Bank, 2429 Military Road, Niagara Falls.

Home Ownership is AFFORDABLE

Community News March 24, 2017 at 2:07 pm

For years, Deal Realty Inc. has helped a lot of clients purchase their first home.  In fact, many clients were previously renters, some are re-peat buyers, and others investors. First-time home buyers are often surprised when they see how affordable purchasing a home can be.  Many clients save thousands ofRead More

Niagara County Department of Health Offers Diabetes Prevention  Workshops

Niagara County Department of Health Offers Diabetes Prevention Workshops

Community News March 2, 2017 at 2:21 am

The Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division is offering a Diabetes Prevention Program starting Friday, March 24 at the John Duke Senior Center, 1201 Hyde Park Blvd, Niagara Falls, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Classes are scheduled in 16 consecutive weekly sessions, then once a month for 6-8 months. Program participants willRead More

Miss Buffalo scholarship Competition to be held March 5

Miss Buffalo scholarship Competition to be held March 5

Community News February 23, 2017 at 8:24 am

Buffalo, NY – For the third year in a row, Russell Salvatore is proud to present The Miss Buffalo Scholarship Competition to be held Sunday March 5, 2017, 4 pm at the historic Riveria Theater located at 67 Webster St., Tonawanda, NY with 12 girls competing for the title ofRead More

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...sheriff will swear in Verel at Judges and Police event

Verel Begins Second Term as President of Judges and Police Conference

Community News February 23, 2017 at 7:54 am

Martial Arts Hall of Fame member A. J. Verel will be sworn in for his second term as president of the Judges and Police Conference of Erie County this week (Thursday, Feb. 23) at Doc Sullivans, 474 Abbott Rd., South Buffalo. Officers and club members will be sworn in byRead More

Niagara Parks Commission Seeks Bands for Coca-Cola Summer Concert Series

Niagara Parks Commission Seeks Bands for Coca-Cola Summer Concert Series

Community News February 23, 2017 at 12:05 am

The Niagara Parks Commission is looking for local bands to perform in their Coca-Cola Concert Series 2017 as part of this summer’s Canada and Ontario 150 celebrations. The concerts will begin on the July 1 holiday, then run Monday through Friday until August 31. Bonus concerts will be held from SeptemberRead More

Restaino to Run for Town of Niagara Justice

Restaino to Run for Town of Niagara Justice

Community News February 22, 2017 at 11:31 pm

Town of Niagara — With longtime Town Justice John Teixeira retiring this year, Anthony L. Restaino, 32, has announced he will run for Town Justice. He is the son of Niagara County Social Services Commissioner Anthony J. Restaino, nephew of former Niagara Falls City Judge Robert M. Restaino, who isRead More

Senior Wishes is looking for seniors who have wishes they need to fulfill

Senior Wishes is looking for seniors who have wishes they need to fulfill

Community News February 22, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Senior Wishes, WNY’s only program dedicated to enriching the lives of deserving seniors by granting meaningful wishes, is continually on the lookout for more seniors to assist. Senior Wishes’ first wish was granted in March 2014, and since then the organization has been recognizing WNY’s seniors in increasing numbers withRead More

NF Memorial Hospital Calendar of Events for March

NF Memorial Hospital Calendar of Events for March

Community News February 20, 2017 at 8:11 pm

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center on 10th St. in Niagara Falls has a steady stream of activities, many of them free, for people to improve their health and learn about options for the health needs. Here is their: March 2017 Calendar of Events Tuesdays Meeting: NA Group 7 to 9 p.m.,Read More

Success of Gala demonstrates support for Memorial Hospital

Success of Gala demonstrates support for Memorial Hospital

Community News February 15, 2017 at 11:37 pm

by Dharshan and Shannon Jayasinghe Dr. Michael and Liz Mitchell Co-chairs, The Premier 2017 Western New York again demonstrated just how much it appreciates and supports Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center on January 14 when 950 people attended Memorial’s sold out annual gala, The Premier. This year marked the gala’sRead More

Niagara Falls celebrates Black History Month with NACC Exhibit

Niagara Falls celebrates Black History Month with NACC Exhibit

Community News February 9, 2017 at 3:40 am

  The Niagara Arts & Cultural Center (NACC) is holding an art exhibition entitled Artists of Color: Freedom through March 19 at their Townsend Gallery. The works of African American artists of Western New York, including Niagara Falls, Buffalo and Rochester are on display, according to exhibit curator Ray Robertson.Read More

Neil Dashkoff, M.D., will discuss “Heart Health and the Importance of a Cardiac Catheterization Lab in Niagara.”

Dr. Dashkoff to discuss ‘Heart Health’ and importance of Memorial Hospital’s new cardiac catheterization lab; public invited

Community News February 9, 2017 at 12:04 am

  The medical director of the new cardiac catheterization laboratory at The Heart Center of Niagara will be the featured speaker Wednesday (Feb. 15) during a Heart Month luncheon at the Elderwood Residences at Wheatfield Community Center, 2600 Niagara Falls Blvd. Neil Dashkoff, M.D., will discuss “Heart Health and theRead More

Author Kathleen Kifer

Lewiston writer Kifer on how Love and Hope triumph over cancer

Community News January 26, 2017 at 12:25 pm

Lewiston novelist Kathy Kifer has published her second novel, “Tessa: Portrait of a Survivor” to critical acclaim, and a recent book signing that took place at the Lewiston Library Community Room. In Tessa: Portrait of a Survivor, Kifer has drawn on her own raw experiences as a long-term cancer patientRead More

Wound Center of Niagara selected  for groundbreaking clinical study

Wound Center of Niagara selected for groundbreaking clinical study

Community News January 24, 2017 at 9:33 pm

Collaborates with Nuo Therapeutics Inc. on Aurix™ System study The Wound Center of Niagara at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has been selected with RestorixHealth and Nuo Therapeutics to participate in a nationwide clinical study of a breakthrough therapy for treating chronic, non-healing wounds. The study begins this month atRead More

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