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  1. Human trafficking awareness training to be offered in Niagara CountyRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2017 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    According to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center, New York ranked fifth in the number of reported cases of human trafficking in 2015 and 2016, with nearly 300 reports each year. And yet, experts agree that most cases go unreported.

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  2. Lockport: Nominate a recipient for 12th annual 'Key to the Locks' awardRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2017 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    The Erie Canal Discovery Center and Niagara History Center are seeking nominees for the 12th annual "Key to the Locks" award. This yearly honor recognizes a Niagara County citizen who exemplifies the community spirit or promotes the heritage or preservation of the historic Erie Canal.

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  3. Niagara County Genealogical Society event Jan. 21Read the original story

    Jan 14, 2017 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    The Niagara County Genealogical Society will hold a "Beginning Genealogy" workshop at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, in the community room of the Lockport Public Library, 23 East Ave. Not sure how to get started tracing your family tree? Maybe you're a seasoned genealogist looking to shake up the nuts in your tree? Attend to learn more. Shelley Richards, Niagara County Genealogical Society board chairman and author of a recently published book on St. Patrick's Cemetery in Lockport, will share her trials and tribulations, as well as the basics of researching her own family during this 90-minute workshop.

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  4. Driver acquitted of reckless driving charge in Shawnee Road double fatal crashRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    The woman whose vehicle struck and killed two teen pedestrians on Shawnee Road in August was found not guilty of reckless driving last week. In the early morning hours of Aug. 20, Marrs' vehicle hit three pedestrians.

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  5. EMS students roll out disaster planRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2016 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Orleans/Niagara BOCES Emergency Medical Services teacher Amy Green assigns her senior class a unique assignment every year - a disaster plan. The students were given a scenario of a train derailment on Saunders Settlement Road in Sanborn near the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center where the class is located.

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  6. Niagara County Genealogical Society eventRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2017 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    The Niagara County Genealogical Society will hold a "Beginning Genealogy" workshop at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, in the community room of the Lockport Public Library, 23 East Ave. Not sure how to get started tracing your family tree? Maybe you're a seasoned genealogist looking to shake up the nuts in your tree? Attend this session to learn more. Shelley Richards, Niagara County Genealogical Society board chairman and author of a recently published book on St. Patrick's Cemetery in Lockport, will share her trials and tribulations, as well as the basics of researching her own family during this 90-minute workshop.

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  7. Lockport Family YMCA's capital campaign reaches $10 million goalRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2017 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    The Lockport Family YMCA announced its capital campaign has reached its $10 million goal, thanks to a gift of $500,000 from the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust. The funds from the campaign are allocated to the construction of a brand-new, 52,000-square-foot building located on Snyder Drive in South Lockport.

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  8. EMS students roll out disaster planRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2016 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Orleans/Niagara BOCES Emergency Medical Services teacher Amy Green assigns her senior class a unique assignment every year - a disaster plan. The students were given a scenario of a train derailment on Saunders Settlement Road in Sanborn near the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center where the class is located.

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  9. Niagara County: McNall, Bradt continue in top postsRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2016 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    The top leaders of Niagara County's government are set to be returned for an encore after delivering a budget that cut taxes to their lowest level this century and imposed a half-million-dollar reduction in spending on county agencies. The announcement came after majority caucus lawmakers broke bread at North Tonawanda's Dockside Bar & Grill, which played host to the legislative majority's annual dinner and leadership elections.

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  10. Lockport Family YMCA to Join YMCA Buffalo Niagara AssociationRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2016 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    YMCA Buffalo Niagara has announced the Lockport Family YMCA is set to merge with it in February 2017. YMCA Buffalo Niagara's joint board of directors and board of trustees met Monday to approve the merger, while the Lockport Family YMCA board of trustees and board of directors approved joining the YMCA Buffalo Niagara association earlier this month.

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  11. Niagara County Sheriff's Office hosts 'Shop with a Cop'Read the original story

    Dec 9, 2016 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    The Niagara County Sheriff's Office hosted its fifth annual "Shop with a Cop" event Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Walmart store on South Transit Road in Lockport. Held in conjunction with Walmart, "Shop with a Cop" pairs up children with sheriff's deputies who travel with them to the store to shop for gifts from themselves and family members.

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  12. Western New York REDC awarded $62 million for 105 projects, including $400K for Aquarium of NiagaraRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2016 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    As part of Round VI of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's Regional Council initiative, the Western New York Regional Economic Development Council was awarded $62 million for 105 projects that build on the region's assets to invest in the future. In the first six rounds of the Regional Council initiative, the Western New York region has been awarded $418.4 million in state support for 551 projects across the region.

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  13. Last call for volunteers at free tax prep sitesRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2016 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Consumer Credit Counseling Service and the Niagara County Financial Literacy Coalition are putting out one last call, seeking 15-20 volunteers to register by Dec. 13. Volunteers will undergo training in December and ultimately provide free tax preparation services in Niagara County during February and March 2017. Volunteers are needed in both Niagara Falls and Lockport.

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  14. Memorial adds physician assistant to its primary care medical teamRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2016 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced physician assistant Heather Glose will join its primary care medical team effective Monday, Dec. 5. graduate of Daemen College, where she earned a master's degree in physician assistant studies and was a President's Scholarship recipient. She most recently worked in the Lockport family medicine office of Frederick J. Piwko, M.D. A Lockport resident, Glose holds an advanced certificate in Partners in Health for People with Disabilities, a program designed to provide quality health services to children and adults with developmental disabilities.

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  15. Lake Effect Artisan Ice Cream taking Western New York by storm this winterRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    In 2007, Lake Effect Artisan Ice Cream was started by two lifelong friends turned Lockport High School teachers. Today, Erik Bernardi, who teaches biology, and Jason Wulf, who is an art teacher, have made Lake Effect into an award-winning ice cream shop.

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  16. Lake Effect Artisan Ice Cream taking Western New York by strom this winterRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    In 2007, Lake Effect Artisan Ice Cream was started by two lifelong friends turned Lockport High School teachers. Today, Erik Bernardi, who teaches biology, and Jason Wulf, who is an art teacher, have made Lake Effect into an award-winning ice cream shop.

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  17. Kelly Bourque, Dave Rheam perform at the LighthouseRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2016 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Kelly Bourque, along with special guest Dave Rheam, returns to The Lighthouse Cafe, 555 Davison Road, Lockport, on Saturday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. Bourque is a singer-songwriter who has performed at numerous events throughout Western New York. She assisted to co-write some of the songs on the recently released Vintage Victorious CD.

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  18. Kenan Center launches musical performances at Taylor TheaterRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2016 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Traditional holiday music re-imagined by jazz quintet What Would Mingus Do? will be the first in a series of performances in the Kenan Center's Taylor Theater in Lockport. The concerts will feature two 45-minute sets and take place at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2 and 3. This unprecedented program of jazz interpretations of holiday tunes will launch a new collaboration between the Kenan Center and Carriage House Players.

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  19. Kenan Center launches musical performances at Taylor TheaterRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2016 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Traditional holiday music re-imagined by jazz quintet What Would Mingus Do? will be the first in a series of performances in the Kenan Center's Taylor Theater in Lockport. The concerts will feature two 45-minute sets and take place at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2 and 3. This unprecedented program of jazz interpretations of holiday tunes will launch a new collaboration between the Kenan Center and Carriage House Players.

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  20. Clyde's Feed welcomes customers to 2016 Purina 'Check-R-Board Days'Read the original story

    Nov 14, 2016 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Clyde's Feed had announced its 2016 Purina "Check-R-Board Days," a customer appreciation event, will take place at both locations from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26. Customers can take advantage of special savings on select items throughout the store. "We are proud to serve the residents of our community and thank them for their continued loyalty," said Jim Milspaugh.

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