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The Soapbox with guest Jonathan Rogers

[Press Release] Jonathan Rogers, an artist of distinction and man who has a resume that spans nearly 60 years- of animation, painting, art direction, drawing, and even some acting. Born an raised … [READ MORE...]


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The Soapbox with guest Jonathan Rogers

[Press Release] Jonathan Rogers, an artist of distinction and man who has a resume that spans nearly 60 years- of animation, painting, art direction, drawing, and even some acting. Born an raised … [Click here to read full article...]

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Laugh it off – the Casino makes it easy (by Craig Avery)

Comedian Brian Regan took the stage at the Seneca Niagara Events Center and warmed a lot of us tired-of-the-winter locals with something to laugh at.  In a time when many stand-up comedy acts include … [Click here to read full article...]

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Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 1199SEIU seek community support

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and 1199SEIU are urging the community to sign a petition imploring Governor Cuomo to provide $8 million in state funding for crucial infrastructure improvements … [Click here to read full article...]

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Southside Johnny ”on the spot” in the Bears Den (by Craig Avery)

Remember when you were a kid and the older boys in the neighborhood put a band together and played in your garage? Well, this was nothing like that. But, if you lived in New Jersey, the likes of Bruce … [Click here to read full article...]

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Councilman Andrew Touma announces City Council re-election bid

[Press Release] It is with great pride and honor that I announce my re-election bid for Niagara Falls City Council in 2017. I have never viewed myself as a politician, but rather a hard-working, … [Click here to read full article...]

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Residents & Local Organizations Invited to the 3rd Annual LiveNF Volunteer Fair

Congressman Higgins & ReNU Niagara Host Event Designed to Match Volunteers with Local Organizations, Encourage Community Engagement Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), City of Niagara Falls Mayor … [Click here to read full article...]

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The Hospitality Hub: St. Patrick’s Day Drink Recipes [by Jonathon Boas]

The Patron Saint of Ireland who may or may not of chased all the snakes from Ireland. It seems he was British born to Roman Catholic parents. He did indeed die in Ireland. All of the Shamrocks and … [Click here to read full article...]

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Entertainment Overload at Seneca Niagara Casino (by Craig Avery)

Well, the Isley Brothers delivered the second blow of the one-two weekend punch to complete a Vegas-style entertainment package to the Niagara Community.  The R&B, soul, rock, doo-wop  and … [Click here to read full article...]

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Confessions of a Bear’s Den Junkie (by Craig Avery)

When you think about going to a Vegas style show for an evening of entertainment, the vision of a guy dressed in a dragon costume holding a chihuahua isn’t the first thing that pops into your mind. … [Click here to read full article...]

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2017 Action Plan – Next Level Participation [by Seth Piccirillo]

Niagara Falls residents and the Community Development Department team worked together to build the 2017 Community Development Action Plan over the past 4 months. We thank our residents for being part … [Click here to read full article...]

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Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 1199SEIU seek community support

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and 1199SEIU are urging the community to sign a petition imploring Governor Cuomo to provide $8 million in state funding for crucial infrastructure improvements … [Click here to read full article]

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Bixler named HR director at Niagara Falls Memorial

Jacquelyn P. Bixler has been appointed Director of Human Resources at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. Bixler, who has extensive human resources experience in the healthcare field, was most … [Click here to read full article]

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NFTA Offers Diesel and Auto Technology Students Inside Glimpse of Transportation Services

Students from the Diesel Technology and Auto Technology Programs at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center recently got an inside look at the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority … [Click here to read full article]

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New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Recognizes Niagara Region Employee with Special Achievement Award

Tina Spencer, a certified Level 1 and Level 2 kayak instructor for the Niagara Region of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has received one of the agency’s … [Click here to read full article]

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From the TNBPA: Frosty Niagara Instagram Contest @frostyniagara

The Town of Niagara Business and Professional Association will be hosting a photo contest on Instagram (@frostyniagara) in conjunction with the Frosty Niagara Display for the Holidays. Introducing … [Click here to read full article]

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Jonathan Rogers, an artist of distinction and man who has a resume that spans nearly 60 years- of animation, painting, art direction, drawing, and even some acting. Born an raised in Toronto, he soon found himself spreading his love of art and teaching future generations of artists.

His original animated productions helped launch the careers of Second City comedians Dan Ayckroyd and Gilda Radner. Check out 1973’s “The Gift of Winter” and 1975’s “Witch’s Night Out.” (Available on DVD)

In the early 1980s, he landed in Hollywood, working with Disney and Marvel Productions.He finally settled in WNY years later to continue his painting and art work. He currently has a studio at the Niagara Arts & Cultural Center in Niagara Falls, NY.

Jonathan constantly contributes his talents to the local community and promotes his works worldwide via his website and social media.

On Sunday March 26th, at Wine on Third in Niagara Falls, you will have an opportunity to own original works by this amazing artist. Join us at 6pm for a live auction!

Wine On Third
501 Third Street
Niagara Falls, NY

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Git In Where You Fit In – With Jamie Holka, Bruce Wojick (and Stenz!)

Git In Where You Fit In – Episode 7

This episode must be some misunderstanding, it must be some kind of mistake… I mean, we are talking slide whistles, Slang Language, Argentinians, hatred for Rush and a slew of what-have-yous. Jamie welcomes guest Bruce Wojick with a very brief cameo by Stenz. www.jamieholka.com

 

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