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NCIDA Accepts First Application from Opportunity Zone Program

NCIDA Accepts First Application from Opportunity Zone Program

Project will create more than 20 jobs with an economic impact of approximately $4.5 million annually; Board also accepts application for construction of new facility in Pendleton

 SANBORN, NEW YORK – The Niagara County Industrial Development Agency (NCIDA) Board of Directors today accepted an application of assistance from the Greater Lockport Development Corporation (GLDC) for renovations to 57 Canal Street in the historic locks district in downtown Lockport.  The building is owned by the city of Lockport and leased to the GLDC.  The GLDC application for a five-year PILOT is the first ever application through the Niagara County Opportunity Zone Program, which provides financial incentives in the form of tax abatements to commercial, retail and tourism based businesses to encourage reinvestment to rebuild urban centers in Niagara County.

Once renovations are completed, Trek, a manufacturer of high voltage ampl

Turkish Coffee Night: "Flavors of Turkish Music: Past & Present"

Turkish Coffee Night: "Flavors of Turkish Music: Past & Present"

You are cordially invited to our upcoming traditional Turkish Coffee Night event. This event will take place at the Turkish Cultural Center Buffalo (1517 Kenmore Avenue, Kenmore, NY, 14217) on Saturday, April 16th at 7pm.

Ape-ril Event at the Buffalo Zoo

Ape-ril Event at the Buffalo Zoo

Meet our gorillas (including new baby!), and learn what makes each one of them unique! The day's activities include keeper talks, enrichment and crafts. Since recycling cell phones benefits gorillas in the Congo by decreasing the demand for coltan mining, each visitor who donates an old cell phone will receive a $1 discount off regular Zoo admission per phone. For more information, please call (716) 995-6133.

300 Parkside Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14214-1999
Phone: (716)837-3900
Fax: (716)837-0738

 

Pet Connection Seeks Vendors for Annual Tails on the Trails Event

Pet Connection Seeks Vendors for Annual Tails on the Trails Event

Pet Connection Programs Inc.

Amherst Senior Center's "One Stop Services" Include Lunch Program For All Erie County Seniors

The Amherst Senior Center welcomes all adults age 60 and up, residing anywhere in Erie County, to enjoy tasty, economical hot lunches in the Nutrition Lunch Program, serving Monday through Friday at noon. 

The Lunch Program, part of Erie County’s Stay Fit Dining Program for seniors, offers “food for body, mind and soul,” including delicious meals, companionship in a bright, cheerful dining room, and weekly pre-lunch exercise with an instructor. Diners share the company of other friendly and interesting lunch-goers, and helpful Center staff and volunteers serve lunch at the table and cafeteria-style. 

For a suggested donation of just $2.50, seniors enjoy restaurant-quality hot meals prepared fresh in the Senior Center kitchen facility each day. Lunches include a variety of nutritious food, including seasonal meals, special occasion and holiday parties, and picnics. 

Reservations are required 24 hours in advance by calling 636-3059. 

UB School of Architecture to Get Its Own Redesign

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo has announced a restoration and renewal project for the School of Architecture and Planning on the university's South Campus.  

The school is housed in Hayes Hall and Crosby Hall -- two of the most historic structures and iconic buildings at UB. Through the utilization of New York State critical maintenance funds, this $50 million project will preserve the historic exteriors of the buildings while creating academic spaces befitting a 21st century school of architecture and planning.

"This is an inspiring initiative," said Brian Carter, dean of the UB School of Architecture and Planning.