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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

Dr. Matthew DiPaola to present  program on shoulder arthritis

Dr. Matthew DiPaola to present program on shoulder arthritis

Community News January 14, 2017 at 2:21 am

Although shoulders are less likely to be involved with arthritis than hips or knees, shoulder arthritis is quite common. But, its not always as straightforward as one might think. Matthew J. DiPaola, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon with extensive experience in treating shoulder arthritis, will discuss its diagnosis and treatment duringRead More

NFMMC Chairman Memorial Chairman James Roscetti (pictured with Dr. Sujatha Addagatla)

Memorial Gala to Honor Roscetti, Dr. Chandan

Community News January 12, 2017 at 6:41 am

It is a special night. The annual black tie gala sponsored by the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center’s Foundation will be held Saturday at the Seneca Niagara Casino, and will honor two of the area’s best, a medical professional and a veteran lawyer who have distinguished themselves with their contributionsRead More

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center greets first newborn of 2017

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center greets first newborn of 2017

Community News January 2, 2017 at 1:04 pm

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center greeted its first baby of 2017 at 8:09 p.m. New Year’s Day (Jan. 1) when Santina Fittante of Youngstown gave birth to son Dillon John Barker. Dillon, shown here with his mother and father Jeffrey Barker in their private labor and delivery suite at Memorial’sRead More

L to R:  Representatives of the organizations accompanied by J & P Treasurer Tony Majka and J & P President James J. Faso.

Judges and Police Annual Christmas Celebration

Community News December 22, 2016 at 1:30 am

Location: Como Restaurant Date/Time: Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Once again the Judges and Police Executives Conference of Niagara County gathered for their annual Christmas celebration at the Como Restaurant.  Members of the organization enjoyed the Christmas celebration.  But much more than that, the group was again ableRead More

Supt. Laurrie puts his children where his job is… School District leader shows confidence in Niagara Falls Schools

Supt. Laurrie puts his children where his job is… School District leader shows confidence in Niagara Falls Schools

Community News December 22, 2016 at 12:01 am

Mark Laurrie, the recently installed Superintendent of Schools for the Niagara Falls School District, has risen through the ranks of this school district and its city. He was a student of the district and worked in the district for years as an administrator before being appointed by the Niagara Falls School Board toRead More

Dr. Neil Dashkoff

Dr. Neil Dashkoff to lead new cardiac catheterization lab

Community News December 16, 2016 at 12:56 am

Neil Dashkoff, M.D., a prominent Western New York cardiologist and the former director of the cardiac catheterization (cardiac cath) laboratory at Erie County Medical Center, will become medical director of the new cardiac cath lab at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. Currently under construction on the second floor of TheRead More

Having fun making holiday placemats for the residents of Niagara Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

Winter Clothing Drive at The Connection

Community News December 16, 2016 at 12:40 am

Sponsored by Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York, The Connection is a teen pregnancy prevention youth drop-in Center at 1700 Main Street in Niagara Falls. At The Connection, youth ages 11-19 years old can spend after-school hours doing homework, relaxing in a safe space or engaging in healthRead More

Birth Announcement

Birth Announcement

Community News December 8, 2016 at 12:36 am

Proud parents Vik and Naveet Bhargava joyfully announce the birth of a daughter, Sahana Bhargava and have informed their friends that “Sahana looks forward to being a part of your world, and we look forward to you enriching her life!” Her father, Vik Bhargava, in addition to his varied businessRead More

LEWISTON TOUR OF HOMES WAS A HISTORIC SUCCESS

LEWISTON TOUR OF HOMES WAS A HISTORIC SUCCESS

Community News December 8, 2016 at 12:33 am

By Matt Cole Lewiston has long been considered, by locals, to be the Hamptons of Niagara County. The quaint shops of Center Street, the elegant pre-Victorian era homes. It’s the combination of the historic and modern worlds that the community works so hard to protect and maintain. At the forefrontRead More

Memorial posts online survey to identify community healthcare needs

Memorial posts online survey to identify community healthcare needs

Community News December 1, 2016 at 3:50 am

  By Patrick J. Bradley Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is seeking the public’s help in identifying community healthcare needs. Input is being gathered via an online survey that will be posted until Dec. 5. The survey, accessible via the hospital’s home page at NFMMC.org, takes only a few minutesRead More

For two days preceding Niagara Falls' Small Business Saturday, the NTCC ran ads promoting the Fashion Outlet Mall, located in the town of Niagara.

NTCC runs Fashion Outlet Mall advertisement on Small Business Saturday, of all days

Community News December 1, 2016 at 3:40 am

“Small Business Saturday” is a quaint new phenomenon that’s been gaining popularity the past few years, not just locally, but in many communities across the country. It’s to encourage patronage of small, local businesses, the true lifeblood of everyday Main Street, USA in terms of employment and economic activity, asRead More

Last year's Holly Trolley, promoted far and wide by City Hall and Old Falls Street USA, scrooged out by skipping a promised stop at City Market, kids there getting a lump of coal. Note (above) image, Mayor Dyster's face appears in the trolley.

Nothing Says Merry Christmas like the Holly Trolley!

Community News November 25, 2016 at 8:24 am

The gala “Holly Trolley” featuring Santa Claus and his public sector equivalent, Mayor Paul Dyster, will be making the holiday rounds again this year on Dec. 2. The trolley will leave City Hall at 5:15 pm, stop at Gill Creek Park at 5:20 pm, Tom Barber Park, next to Foley’sRead More

Heron Pointe's 232 new apartments, now under construction, look similar to many apartment complexes in the pro-growth, developer friendly, Town of Amherst.  At Heron Pointe, one bedrooms are listed for rent starting at $1050 per month. Two bedrooms start at $1325 per month.

Grand Island Needs an Updated Master Plan

Community News November 25, 2016 at 12:01 am

(Editor’s note: Town of Grand Island Supervisor Nate McMurray sends out often lengthy, very well written and informative emails rather regularly to the public about the Town of Grand Island. We believe McMurray is a sincere and earnest man in a world of political cravens and is trying to doRead More

A bike path will take the place of West River Parkway, according to New York State.

Good News: State Will Close West River Parkway and Create Bike Path

Community News November 17, 2016 at 3:16 am

By Nate McMurray Supervisor, Grand Island I wanted to provide you a proper update on the meeting last week for the bike path. New York State will move forward with the Grand Island West River Parkway closure. In summary, the state’s plan is: · Safe—removal of 55 mph road, greatestRead More

Thanks to IBEW Local 237 for Lighting Up Schoellkopf Park

Thanks to IBEW Local 237 for Lighting Up Schoellkopf Park

Community News November 17, 2016 at 2:57 am

By  Joseph A. Ruffolo President & CEO Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Just in time for the upcoming holidays, beautiful Schoellkopf Park on the campus of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical is again shining brightly as a beacon of goodwill for the entire community. Thanks to members of International Brotherhood of ElectricalRead More

Beautiful Lewiston Homes to be on Display

Beautiful Lewiston Homes to be on Display

Community News November 17, 2016 at 12:38 am

Only 17 days left before the doors swing open at this year’s Lewiston Tour of Homes, which will take place at the following dates and times: Saturday, December 3 and Sunday, December 4 from 9:30am to 1:15pm, and again from 1pm to 5pm. Each home on the tour has beenRead More

Precautions in Niagara Falls, #1 for Burglaries in NY

Precautions in Niagara Falls, #1 for Burglaries in NY

Community News November 17, 2016 at 12:17 am

By John Hazel (Ed. Note: The following is in response to the Reporter article last week announcing that Niagara Falls ranks #1 in  burglaries in New York State.) Home burglaries occur most often during the day, while the residents are at work and the house is unoccupied. Most burglars do notRead More

The Littlest Fight Fan

The Littlest Fight Fan

Community News November 12, 2016 at 4:52 pm

By Matt Cole The Spectacle that was the UFC 205 Weigh-ins, the first televised UFC event ever to be held inside Madison Square Garden, – the holiest of holies to sports fans worldwide – definitely did not disappoint. From the nearly 20,000 screaming fans, to the ever popular chats ofRead More

UFC 205, Day 1: Open Workouts

UFC 205, Day 1: Open Workouts

Community News November 10, 2016 at 8:04 pm

by Matt Cole The first ever Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) event at Madison Square Garden will take place this Saturday November 12th. The highly anticipated and globally watched event, which is long in the making, comes on the heels of the legalization of the sport of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)Read More

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