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Sabres trade Neuvirth, Stewart
Mon, Mar 2nd 2015 05:25 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today acquired goaltender Chad Johnson and a third-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft from the New York Islanders in exchange for goaltender Michal Neuvirth.
Sabres acquire draft pick from Montreal for Brian Flynn
Mon, Mar 2nd 2015 02:25 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team acquired a fifth-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for forward Brian Flynn.
'Sharknado 3': Mark Cuban is president of US, Ann Coulter is vice president
Mon, Mar 2nd 2015 02:20 pm
A new Administration is taking office: Syfy and The Asylum today announced Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban ("Shark Tank") will play the president of the united states with political commentator/author Ann Coulter joining him as vice president in the original movie "Sharknado 3."
'The Voice': Meghan Linsey is back, aiming to be better than ever
Mon, Mar 2nd 2015 01:55 pm
28-year-old Nashville singer Meghan Linsey won CMT's reality series "Can You Duet" in 2009 with her twosome Steel Magnolia. She scored a record deal - and even opened for "Voice" coach Blake Shelton.
'The Voice': Meet Sawyer Fredericks
Mon, Mar 2nd 2015 01:00 pm
Fans of "The Voice" met Sawyer Fredericks Monday. The 15-year-old Fultonville singer closed the season eight premiere with a cover of the American folk song "I'm a Man of Constant Sorrow." His four-chair-turn performance was previewed on "Today" and online.
Schneiderman: $13.5 million-plus recovered for individuals through consumer assistance program since 2011
Mon, Mar 2nd 2015 10:35 am
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced that, since January 2011, his office has helped more than 17,000 people successfully resolve their consumer complaints.
Rev Run and the family serve up seconds in Cooking Channel's 'Rev Run's Sunday Suppers'
Mon, Mar 2nd 2015 10:10 am
Justine Simmons and Rev Run, the iconic musician and seminal hip-hop front man of Run-D.M.C, head back into the kitchen for more family, food and fun in season two of "Rev Run's Sunday Suppers," premiering Wednesday, April 1 (8 p.m. ET), on Cooking Channel.
Higgins announces early March deadlines for humanities grants
Mon, Mar 2nd 2015 10:05 am
Congressman Brian Higgins announced two upcoming deadlines for educators and authors applying for funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The deadlines for NEH-funded summer seminars and institutes and the new public scholar grant program fall this week.
Panepinto seeks to generate financial awareness around National Consumer Protection Week
Mon, Mar 2nd 2015 10:05 am
State Sen. Marc Panepinto said there is a need for increased consumer awareness and protection as New Yorkers head into the 17th annual National Consumer Protection Week.
New York's 'Reforming the Energy Vision' plan recognized as 2015 Harvard Ash Center Bright Idea
Mon, Mar 2nd 2015 10:05 am
New York's "Reforming the Energy Vision" plan has been recognized by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard University as part of its 2015 Bright Ideas program.
Mitchell serves with Naval Facilities Engineering Command
Mon, Mar 2nd 2015 10:05 am
Naval Facilities Engineering Command Hawaii Executive Officer Capt. George N. Suther presents Utilities Program Manager Jeremy Mitchell (PW6) with NAVFAC Headquarters' Leadership Development Program certificate.
Reminder: Free short stack of pancakes at IHOP Restaurants March 3
Mon, Mar 2nd 2015 10:05 am
IHOP Restaurants nationwide are celebrating a "Decade of Giving" on the 10th anniversary of National Pancake Day, when the family-friendly restaurant will offer each guest a free short stack of its famous buttermilk pancakes.
'The Voice': Adam Levine finally fields a team
Sun, Mar 1st 2015 12:30 pm
NBC's hit singing competition "The Voice" began with a running joke wherein no performers selected coach Adam Levine in season eight's first three hours. Of course, Adam has won "The Voice" twice. He had three of last season's final four competitors and he typically nets the most four-chair-turn artists. He's obviously qualified.
Black Willow Winery featured in 'Still Alice'
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 10:45 am
Black Willow Winery's Classic Diamond white wine sparkles in the Academy Award-winning film "Still Alice." The movie stars Julianne Moore in the role of Alice, a Columbia linguistics professor diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease.
Buffalo City Mission's Cornerstone Manor, Mayor Brown unveil new reading program for early childhood development
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 10:45 am
Buffalo City Mission's Cornerstone Manor has unveiled its new Read 2 Dream program with the help of City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown.
Tuscana offers unique, high-quality products, services
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 10:00 am
The person who coined the term "Jill of all trades" was clearly referring to Jillian Zaccarella.
Lewiston to extend moratorium; hears on home rule legislation
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 10:00 am
The Lewiston Town Board took further measures against Quasar Energy Group of Ohio at its Monday meeting.
Chamber Awards Gala: Lewiston Music honored as Lewiston Business of the Year
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 10:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will host its annual awards gala honoring 10 area individuals and businesses Friday, May 15, at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.
DEC to hold CWM issues conference meetings
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 08:50 am
News on the CWM Siting Board front finds state Department of Environmental Conservation Chief Administrative Law Judge James T. McClymonds accepted the invitation of Youngstown First Presbyterian Church to hold its issues conference meetings in the church Fellowship Hall, 100 Church St.
Lew-Port adds two days to school calendar
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 08:35 am
The Lewiston-Porter Board of Education approved a recommendation Tuesday made by Superintendent Christopher Roser to put two days back on the 2014-15 school calendar, making up for days the school district was closed due to inclement weather.
Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce membership directory available
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce's 10th anniversary membership directory is now available at the tourism marketing and events agency office, 895 Center St., Lewiston.
Red Brick Bench Press honors fallen soldiers
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 07:00 am
It was a day for celebrating life and remembering the fallen Saturday at the 12th annual Red Brick Bench Press powerlifting competition, held at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.
ENH to host grand opening celebration for surgery center
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 08:50 pm
Eastern Niagara Hospital will host a grand-opening celebration event for its new ambulatory surgery center, located at 5875 S. Transit Road, Lockport. The event, scheduled for 2 until 7 p.m. Monday, March 2, will include tours of the facility and details of the $3 million project.
Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour elected president of New York State Sheriffs' Association
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 08:30 pm
The New York State Sheriffs' Association held elections of its board of directors at the 81st annual Winter Training Conference Tuesday at the Desmond Hotel in Albany.
Oscar winner, UB grad Curley thanks media study professors for important career lessons
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 08:30 pm
Academy Award winner Tom Curley, BA Class of 2001, knew coming to the University at Buffalo was the right choice for him shortly after transferring from a community college in upstate New York. Curley loves movies and he says he found the demanding, yet rewarding program he was looking for at UB.
Island Conservative Party seeks candidates
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 07:35 pm
The Rev. Kevin Backus, chairman of the Conservative Committee of Grand Island, announced his party is now accepting requests from individuals interested in running for an elected position this fall.
Syfy will pay tribute to science fiction icon Leonard Nimoy
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 04:00 pm
Syfy will honor the extraordinary legacy of Leonard Nimoy with a special five-hour programming salute from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. this Sunday, March 1.
Wheatfield decision sparks response from fireworks company
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 03:30 pm
Opposition has already risen in response to Wheatfield's decision to urge the Niagara County Legislature to prohibit the sale of sparklers and other novelty fireworks.
Happy retirement, Jean
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:55 am
Elderwood at Grand Island celebrated the retirement of longtime employee Jean Peters Friday.
St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church: World Day of Prayer March 6
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:55 am
The Grand Island Ministerium will host a World Day of Prayer event at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church.
Conservatives host leadership celebration
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:55 am
The Conservative Committee of Grand Island presented the Conservative Leadership Celebration Feb. 5 at Ellden's Grill & Banquet at River Oaks.
Before the Bridges: A farmer's daughter - a good life on the Island
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:55 am
My grandfather Forsythe bought our family farm in May 1888; it consisted of over 1/2 mile of riverfront and acres and acres in the back.
Olcott Lions Polar Bear Swim for Sight
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:25 am
The Olcott Lions Club reports that, despite the continuing spate of rough winter weather, its 46th annual Polar Bear Swim for Sight will go on as scheduled this Sunday, March 1, at Krull County Park in Olcott Beach. It starts at 11 a.m.
U.S. and Canadian youth support smoke-free movies
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:25 am
Reality Check youth from Tobacco-Free Western New York joined people from Ontario and New York in a series of cross-border events during the International Week of Action on Smoke-Free Movies.
Northgate celebrates Mardi Gras parade
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:25 am
Residents and employees at Northgate Health Care Facility in Wheatfield donned masks for a Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras parade last week.
North Tonawanda council discusses new light
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:25 am
A proposal to place a traffic light at the intersection of Payne Avenue and Fredericka Street drew much discussion at North Tonawanda's Common Council work session Tuesday.
Home rule legislation in Wheatfield gains support
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:25 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto of Lewiston is "ready, willing and able" to support Wheatfield in its attempt to obtain state-level home rule legislation regarding the use of biosolids, he announced at Monday's Town Board meeting.
'LIVE with Kelly and Michael': Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver among next week's guests
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:05 am
Oscar-nominated actor and "Chappie" star Hugh Jackman sits down with Kelly and Michael.
Delicious fun at Aquarium of Niagara's annual 'SEAsonings' fundraiser
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:05 am
Winter may still be looming in Western New York, but the party is warming up for the Aquarium of Niagara's annual "SEAsonings" event.
IMPACT Sports Performance to host Woodway Curve Challenge at HARBORCENTER
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 10:50 am
IMPACT Sports Performance Director Jason Jerome has announced plans for the 2015 IMPACT Sports Performance Woodway Curve Challenge, a unique treadmill-based race.
 

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