For nearly 25 years, Dr. Linda S. Shenkle, O.D., has been helping to improve people’s lives one eye at a time through her work with Fichte, Endl and Elmer Eyecare.
When Bernadette Franjoine took on her post as vice president, mission integration at Mount St. Mary’s Hospital, her children had a question.
When you walk through the doors of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, odds are almost everyone you encounter will have been “touched” by Mary Lynn Candella.
In the future, there will be more residents employed in city construction jobs because the Rev. Joanne Scott said yes to a daunting challenge.
It was about 20 years ago, when Anne Marie Moraca-Sawicki delivered a pointed message to members of what was then known as the LaSalle Businessmen’s Association.
For Laura Sweney-Goodlander, community involvement and giving back are values that have been instilled in her since her childhood.
Joanne Lorenzo goes out onto the city streets of Niagara Falls most Friday nights. She hands out roses to prostitutes and offers them sandwiches and religious literature.
It’s a program that sounds good on paper. Take some federal money and pay for students to take college courses before they graduate high school so that, even before they wear a cap and gown, they can obtain 24 college credits.
Sonia Clark couldn’t believe Artpark when she first saw it. The park, with its theater and artistic spaces was so beautiful and had so much potential.
It was an honor to be nominated, said Andrea Galyn of her selection as a contender in the upcoming Niagara Awards Tribute to Women. Even better is that she was nominated with her wife, Tina Galyn.
With the state of New York facing a major teacher shortage in the years ahead, cutting-edge preparation of education majors — and continued professional development of current educators — takes on added importance.
Now that the doors have opened on several new hotels in the downtown area, officials in Niagara Falls are looking to change the development direction by focusing more on adding the sort of attractions visiting families expect to see while enjoying their vacations.
What started as an experiment to lure Niagara Falls tourists to other parts of the region has resulted in thousands of visitors getting to see places they might not otherwise have gone.
Those who like to add a little daring to their summer days have been enjoying two different zip lines which opened this summer in the region, one on each side of the border.
Waterfront development has been the name of the game in Western New York over the past few years, with sites like Canalside in Buffalo drawing massive crowds of locals and tourists alike, as well as popular musical acts, art installations and other novelty experiences.
Below the rising hotels of downtown Niagara Falls is a bike rental operation that has grown from an afterthought to a full-fledged service provider offering transport and tours for everyone from seniors to children.
Many hospice patients and their families often have only one regret, say staff at Niagara Hospice. They wait too long to join the hospice program.
It was a little more than a year ago when Mount St. Mary’s Hospital in Lewiston embarked on a new era in its lengthy history of providing health care services to Niagara County residents.
When Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center President and CEO Joseph Ruffolo arrived on the scene in 2002, the health facility was close to being on life-support.
Before I start this column, I just need to get something out of the way. Yes I’m an adult, yes I’m a working professional and yes, I play Pokemon Go. I am a child of the ‘90s, and Pokemon has been a part of my life for almost as long as I can remember. I couldn’t help myself.
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Sharon C. Mantell, 57, on July 25, 2021, in Town of Niagara. Daughter of the late Charles and Arline (Henderson) Mantell. Survivors include sisters, Kim Kuntz and Susan Matell; brothers, Charles and John Mantell. Memorial service on August 2 at 1:00 p.m. in Oakwood Cemetery. Arrangements wer…
Elaine M. (nee Grabowski) Benjamin, 67, died on June 1, 2021. She is survived by her daughter, Tamara (Nick) Curtis; and son, Timothy (Dianna) Burbee; step-children, Michael (Cindy) Benjamin, Kelly (James) Perri and Jeffrey (Jennifer) Benjamin; and five grandchildren. She was predeceased by …
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