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City Hall Jokes – Feb 25

City Hall Jokes – Feb 25

Community News February 25, 2016 at 1:29 am

Answer: Down a $350,000 rat hole.Question: Where did the money for the “train station re-bid” go? Paul Dyster and George Maziarz walk into a bar. The bartender looks up and shouts, “You sleazy politician, I thought they finally caught up to you, get out! Senator Maziarz, you can stay.” WhatRead More

Ricky, Maker Of Best Pizza [And Fish Fry] In The World, Invites You To His Place!

Ricky, Maker Of Best Pizza [And Fish Fry] In The World, Invites You To His Place!

Community News February 25, 2016 at 1:23 am

Happy late February everyone, winter is nearly over and spring , just like Ricky’s, is right around the corner. Been getting lots of positive feedback on our beer batter fish fry. Incredibly our fish fry has already been referred to as the best in town by our customers on socialRead More

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

Community News, Niagara County 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

  [wzslider] 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 brandsRead 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

The old YMCA is now owned and operated by the Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission. Religious organizations are taking a greater and greater role in the traditionally secular world of public policy here, as the city transitions from an economy based on manufacturing and tourism to one based on taking care of people who can't take care of themselves.

It makes sense to advertise

  IT MAKES SENSE TO ADVERTISE We think there are some pretty good reasons to advertise in our publications, Artvoice, The Niagara Falls Reporter, the Front Page and the South Buffalo News both in print and online editions: Our job – if I can see straight and hear clearly andRead More

Niagara Catholic Skype with Sudan’s Salva:

On March http://southbuffalonews.com7, 20http://southbuffalonews.com6, Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School students, faculty, and staff had the opportunity to Skype with Salva from South Sudan, Africa.  Salva leads Water for South Sudan, Inc., a non-profit organization he founded in 2003.  Salva educates people and fund-raises for the work of Water for SouthRead More

Types O, AB, B negative and A negative blood donations urgently needed by the American Red Cross

Types O, AB, B negative and A negative blood donations urgently needed by the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross urgently needs blood donors to make an appointment to give this winter. Eligible blood donors of all types are needed, especially those with O, AB, B negative and A negative. Blood is needed to respond to emergencies large and small, across the country every day.  Read More

WNY MUSLIMS STANDS WITH THE VICTIMS OF THE COWARDLY TALIBAN ATTACK ON STUDENTS AND TEACHERS IN PESHAWAR

As the backlash for successfully fighting terrorism, Pakistan has again suffered a horrific terror attack today. A place of learning and sanctuary has been violated as four gunmen entered the university and opened fire on students and teachers who had gathered for a peaceful poetry recital to commemorate the deathRead More

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