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Homeschool Families Invited to GCC Lima Campus Center

Homeschool Families Invited to GCC Lima Campus Center

Community News May 12, 2017 at 12:11 am

Informational Session Set for June 22, 2017     BATAVIA, NY (05/09/2017) (readMedia)– Genesee Community College invites homeschooled students and their parents to the Lima Campus Center on Thursday, June 22, 2017 from 4 – 6 p.m. to learn about GCC’s exciting opportunities for students who are homeschooled. Key collegeRead More

Book sale at North Tonawanda History Museum

Book sale at North Tonawanda History Museum

Community News May 12, 2017 at 12:08 am

The North Tonawanda History Museum will host its seasonal Used Book Sale over a three day span this week. Beginning on Thursday, May 11 (from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM), continuing on Friday, May 12 (from 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM), and concluding on Saturday, May 13 (from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM), theRead More

Niagara Parks Introduces New Junior Golf Programs

Niagara Parks Introduces New Junior Golf Programs

Community News May 12, 2017 at 12:06 am

Niagara Falls, ON – Niagara Parks Golf and its Legends on the Niagara Golf Academy are pleased to announce a full slate of new golf development programs for junior golfers of all skill levels. Former LGPA player and Canadian Golf Hall of Fame member, Cathy Sherk and veteran PGA Professional,Read More

Niagara Parks Invests in the Revitalization of the Niagara Glen Nature Centre

Niagara Parks Invests in the Revitalization of the Niagara Glen Nature Centre

Community News May 12, 2017 at 12:03 am

New programming and educational opportunities highlight Niagara Parks’ important stewardship role Niagara Falls, ON – The Niagara Parks Commission is pleased to announce its investment in the revitalization of the Niagara Glen Nature Centre, creating a trailhead and interpretation facility that will focus on Niagara Parks’ important stewardship role, whileRead More

Memorial pharmacist receives statewide honors

Memorial pharmacist receives statewide honors

Community News May 12, 2017 at 12:00 am

Memorial Medical Center pharmacist Amy Wojciechowski, Pharm.D., has been named New Practitioner of the Year by the New York State Council of Health-system Pharmacists. The award recognizes leadership, vision and continuous contributions to the field of pharmacy. A graduate of the State University at Buffalo with a master’s degree fromRead More

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ORTT TO MEET WITH FLOOD VICTIMS AT MOBILE COMMAND CENTER

Community News May 11, 2017 at 11:51 pm

NEWFANE – State Senator Rob Ortt (R,C,I – North Tonawanda) will be at the Town of Newfane Mobile Command site at the Olcott Fire Company on Friday, May 12 from 10:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. to speak with more residents affected by the flooding on Lake Ontario. Senator Ortt hasRead More

Niagara County Clerk Joe Jastrzemski, right, and County Legislator Rich Andres, R-North Tonawanda, standing, share a laugh with North Tonawanda Alderman-at-Large Jeff Glatz and Pistol Permit Clerk Patti Jo Sturak Friday during a test run of a remote "satellite" Pistol Permit Office that will be held in North Tonawanda on the second Wednesday of each month. A similar office is set for Niagara Falls, and will be held the fourth Wednesday of each month.

GUN OWNERS GET EXPANDED ACCESS:

Community News May 11, 2017 at 10:43 pm

JASTRZEMSKI OFFERS SATELLITE HOURS IN FALLS, NT NORTH TONAWANDA—Niagara County Clerk Joe Jastrzemski knows that New York State’s pistol permit process is a burden for many gun owners, and said he’s made it a goal of his office to increase access to services for local pistol permit holders. That’s whyRead More

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

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