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6 hrs ago | Grand Island Pennysaver

Free diabetes workshops

The Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division, in partnership with the Niagara County Department for the Aging, is offering free diabetes self-management workshops.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Nursing, Lockport, NY, Niagara Falls, NY

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Examiner.com

This week around Buffalo: September 1st through 7th, 2014

Wednesday, September 3rd from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the Buffalo History Museum, One Museum Ct. in Buffalo.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY, Life, Food, Food Festival, Lewiston, NY, Getzville, NY

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Grand Island Pennysaver

Village of Lewiston reconsidering acquisition of Frontier House

Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano's Frontier House citizens committee met this week and is working on a plan to save the historic Center Street building.

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Related Topix: Lewiston, NY

Grand Island Pennysaver

Residents question Upper Mountain tower

A host of items were covered. Included was a questionably built communications tower erected behind Upper Mountain Volunteer Fire Co., supposedly without following proper procedure, ongoing concerns of equate applications on town farm lands and talks for a moratorium/local law, the controversial Lewiston Police Department voter referendum to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lewiston, NY

Grand Island Pennysaver

Niagara USA on 'Let's Make a Deal'

One lucky "Let's Make a Deal" contestant could walk away with a grand prize trip to Niagara USA next week.

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Related Topix: Game Show, Entertainment, Television, Lockport, NY

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Grand Island Pennysaver

State Department of Health awards county cancer services program to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has been selected by the New York State Department of Health to administer the Niagara County Cancer Services Program.

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Related Topix: Niagara Falls, NY, Colorectal Health, Medicine

Business Journal

Falls hospital adds cancer screening program

The hospital was selected by the State Department of Health to administer the county's cancer services program, previously operated by the Niagara County Department of Public Health.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Medicine

Grand Island Pennysaver

Dollar day at Buffalo Zoo

Visitors will be admitted to the zoo for $1 on Monday, Sept. 1, when they present a valid coupon, which is available at Tops Friendly Markets in Erie and Niagara counties.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

FireHouse.com

N.Y. Fire Dept. Auctions Off Ambulances, Cuts Staffing

To save money, the Lockport Fire Board has decided to auction two ambulance and reduce fire department minimum staffing from nine to six.

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Related Topix: Fire

13WHAM

Newspaper finds border bridge holiday delays

The Buffalo News found there were long delays after analyzing data from the Peace Bridge and the three Niagara County bridges from the first weekend of August, which was Civic Holiday weekend in Canada.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WKBW

Dozens of Cats Seized from 2 Niagara County Homes

Newfane, NY Deputies from the Niagara County Sheriff's Office assisted Niagara County SPCA investigators today, seizing more than 20 cats from two separate locations.

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Related Topix: Newfane, NY, Lockport, NY

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Grand Island Pennysaver

Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue in Lewiston Peach Festival Parade

Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue volunteers will be walking in the Lewiston Peach Festival Parade on Saturday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Lewiston, NY

FireHouse.com

N.Y. Residents Furious Over Tower Erected...

Aug. 26--LEWISTON -- Residents upset over a 200-plus-foot emergency tower put up by Niagara County on Upper Mountain Road appeared before the Lewiston Town Board on Monday demanding to know whether it is legal and what can be done about it.

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Related Topix: Lewiston, NY

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Grand Island Pennysaver

Sheriff's Office honors K9 partners

A K9 memorial dedication will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 26, to honor K9 partners killed in the line of duty and those that served the Niagara County Sheriff's Office, Sheriff James R. Voutour has announced.

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Related Topix: Events, Lockport, NY, Niagara Falls, NY

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Grand Island Pennysaver

MOPS is coming to Niagara County

MOPS is starting a chapter in Niagara County at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 1073 Saunders Settlement Road, Niagara Falls.

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Related Topix: Niagara Falls, NY

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Grand Island Pennysaver

Walk to raise Alzheimer's awareness

The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the nation's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research programs.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Lewiston, NY

WKBW

Newfane hospital cuts to begin Aug. 29

With approvals by the state Department of Health, Eastern Niagara Hospital will discontinue inpatient services Aug. 29 at its Newfane hospital and reclassify its ER as an off-campus emergency department for its Lockport hospital site.

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Related Topix: Newfane, NY

FireHouse.com

Fire-based EMS Too Costly in Lockport, Officials Say

Aug. 22--LOCKPORT -- Mayor Anne E. McCaffrey said Thursday that the Common Council will vote at its next meeting Sept.

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Related Topix: Fire

Grand Island Pennysaver

Merrell A. Lane, community leader, dies

Merrell A. Lane, 67, of Wheatfield, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, after a lengthy illness in Strong Memorial Hospital Palliative Care, Rochester.

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Related Topix: Niagara Falls, NY, US Military, US Army, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, US Air Force

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Grand Island Pennysaver

OUN deadline extended: Talent show applications accepted through Sept. 10

All individuals ages 14 and older with a developmental disability living in or attending school/program in Niagara County are invited to pre-register and try-out for the upcoming Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara talent show.

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Related Topix: North Tonawanda, NY, Tonawanda, NY

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