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2014-06-30 23:05:00

The tour underscores the company’s commitment to a safe environment. Lockport, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Last month, as part of an ongoing program by the Lockport, NY Fire Department, each firefighter toured RubberForm Recycled Products plant in an effort to become more acquainted with the facility in case there was ever a fire there. The Lockport Fire Department tries to visit the larger local businesses at least every other year. These tours familiarize every firefighter with the...

2014-02-21 23:01:05

The Fifth Summer Running of the Beasts will be held Aug. 9 in Lockport at the Erie Canal Tow Path. Lockport, NY (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 The fifth annual Summer Beast of Burden 100/50 Mile Ultra Marathon has been scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 9 along the historic Erie Canal Tow Path in Lockport, N.Y. The annual Beast of Burden attracts ultra marathon runners from around the globe. This is a semi-annual race that takes place once every winter and summer. The upcoming race will be the tenth...

2013-06-11 23:02:52

Summer Beast of Burden 100/50 Mile Ultra Marathon to be run along the historic Erie Canal Tow Path. Lockport, NY (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 August 17 will mark the fourth annual running of the Summer Beast of Burden 100/50 Mile Ultra Marathon, a long-distance running race along the historic Eric Canal Tow Path. Racers will start at Widewaters Marina in Lockport, N.Y. at 10 a.m. on Saturday morning, August 17, and travel 12.5 miles along the Erie Canal Tow Path to the turn-around point in...

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2009-09-11 10:03:40

The city of Lockport, Ill. is offering cash to the first 100 people who buy new single-family homes, duplexes or townhouses, a city official says. City Manager Tim Schloneger says the move was approved on a 5-3 vote by the city council after months of consideration, the Chicago Sun-Times News Group reported Friday. The deal provides the first 100 buyers of new construction with $10,000 for a single-family home or $7,500 for townhouses or duplexes. The cost of the gift will be split evenly...

2008-10-06 21:00:31

Following is a weekly listing of upcoming events of area faith groups held around Niagara County. >Today BARBECUE DINNER: Barbecued chicken and ribs, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. $7.50 to $8.50. St. James Lutheran Church, 2437 Niagara Road, Bergholz. A silent auction will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the family of Kelly Miller, who was killed in a motorcycle accident in Niagara Falls in July. GUEST SPEAKER: Evangelist Norm Sharbaugh, author of "Ammunition...

2008-09-26 21:00:31

Students, volunteers build playground at Kalfas School NIAGARA FALLS -- More than 200 volunteers joined students Thursday at Henry J. Kalfas Magnet School in a one-day construction blitz to build a new courtyard playground, sports fields and an outdoor classroom. Volunteers from AmeriCorps, Hands On Greater Buffalo and Home Depot led the event to transform the school's outdoor facilities. Work also included creating a soccer field and kickball diamond and refurbishing an old playground....

2008-09-15 21:00:19

By Denise Jewell Gee LOCKPORT -- The menu offers mochas and chai. Candles flicker, and live music fills the room. It could be any coffeehouse on a Saturday night, but this event is different. It's in the former sanctuary of Lockport Alliance Church, and the bands that play are focused on Christian music. Lockport's Lighthouse Cafe & Coffeehouse has become a monthly draw for dozens of people -- mostly in their late 20s, 30s and early 40s -- looking to gather together in a place...

2008-08-14 21:00:17

By Thomas J. Prohaska The city is forming a permanent six-man crew to work on water and sewer line repairs and replacements, the Common Council was told Wednesday. The team of workers to be selected from the Highways and Parks, Water Maintenance and Sewer departments will make its debut next month on a sewer line replacement project on Massachusetts Avenue, Alderman Patrick W. Schrader said. Director of Engineering Norman D. Allen said it would cost an estimated $170,000 to hire a...

2008-08-04 21:00:21

By Paul Westmoore The fourth-graders at Lewiston-Porter Intermediate Education Center visited Alaska this spring and talked with a couple that raises and trains dogs to pull dog sleds. A class of Barker High School students in June went to Columbus, Ohio, to view an autopsy and discuss what they saw with an educator from the Center of Science and Industry there. And next April in Niagara Falls, Niagara Street Elementary School's fourth-graders will travel to Colonial Williamsburg in...


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