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Tuscarora Heroes Monument: Never forget
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 08:10 pm
Neil Patterson Sr. from the Tuscarora Nation, members of the Historical Association of Lewiston, and local elected leaders gathered Friday morning at the Tuscarora Heroes Monument to place a wreath in remembrance of the 201st anniversary of the burning of Lewiston.
Obit: Raymond R. Walter
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 08:00 pm
Raymond R. Walter, 52, passed away Monday, Dec. 17, 2014.
'Sabres UnPucked' event returns in February
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 08:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced they will host the second annual "Sabres UnPucked" event Thursday, Feb. 12, on the floor of First Niagara Center. All proceeds from "Sabres UnPucked," for which doors open at 6:30 p.m., will benefit the Buffalo Sabres Foundation.
First Niagara lends a helping hand to The Foundry
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 08:00 pm
The First Niagara Foundation and The Foundry are working together to make improvements to The Foundry's business incubator and creative community space located at 298 Northampton St., Buffalo.
NYPA trustees approve 2 percent increase for 2015 operating budget
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 08:00 pm
The New York Power Authority trustees have approved a 2 percent increase for the statewide public power utility's operating budget in 2015 that will help continue to transform New York's electric power system to one that is more intelligent and flexible in responding to the needs of customers.
The Ice at Canalside pre-holiday activities include a visit from Santa
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:55 pm
Santa Claus is coming to town. Make that coming to Canalside.
'Food 2 Families' set records in collecting foods and funds for Food Bank of WNY
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:55 pm
The ninth annual "Food 2 Families" drive, sponsored by Tops Friendly Markets and WGRZ-TV Channel 2, collected enough food and funds to give the Food Bank of Western New York the opportunity to distribute more than 1.1 million meals to families in need during this holiday season.
Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus names Adam Luebke music director
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:55 pm
The search for a music director for the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus ended with the announcement Adam Luebke has entered a multiyear commitment to the chorus.
Trauma institute honored for service to HIV and AIDS treatment
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:55 pm
The University at Buffalo School of Social Work's Institute on Trauma and Trauma Informed Care has received the 2014 Ronald Gonzalez Red Ribbon Community Award presented by the AIDS Network of Western New York.
SBA offers disaster assistance to residents of New York affected by severe winter storms in Erie County
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:55 pm
New York businesses and residents affected by severe winter storms last month can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet announced.
Niagara Hospice House staff creates holiday cheer
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:50 pm
In the spirit of the holiday season, Niagara Hospice House staff adopted three families from Community Missions this December. The staff wanted to share their good fortune with those less fortunate.
Maher presents Turkey Trot proceeds to Heart, Love & Soul
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:50 pm
Chalk up another $1,600 for Heart, Love and Soul, thanks to the athletic acumen of Niagara University's president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M.
More restaurants added to Heart of Niagara's 'A Taste of the Niagara Region'
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:50 pm
Western New York's restaurant and culinary community continues to show support for Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue's third annual Heart to Heart fundraising event, "A Taste of The Niagara Region," which is planned for Saturday, Jan. 31, from noon to 3 p.m. at The Conference and Event Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St.
Aalto joining OB/GYN Center at Falls Memorial
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:50 pm
The chief resident of the University at Buffalo's obstetrics and gynecology residency program is joining the medical staff at Niagara Falls Memorial's OB/GYN Center.
Bank of America supports Community Missions' soup kitchen
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:50 pm
Barb Acee, Bank of America LaSalle Banking Center manager, presented community Missions Executive Director Robyn L. Krueger, left, a check Wednesday in the amount of $2,500. The funds will support of the agency's community soup kitchen.
Veterans visit Edward Town Middle School
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:00 am
For Veterans Day, students at the Edward Town Middle School in Niagara-Wheatfield decided to give thanks to area veterans for their service in defending our country.
Errick Road helps area refugees
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:00 am
Errick Road Elementary School teachers Beatrice Arnone, Mary Ann Brier, Lori Godell, Nicole Pasceri and Lori Pruyn teach a unit on the holidays every year and ask the students if they want to help out less fortunate people in the area.
Charity Giveaway at Fashion Outlets mall
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:00 am
Since 1999, as part of a host community agreement, the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls has contributed $50,000 annually to the Town of Niagara.
Town of Niagara closes year with short meeting
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:00 am
The Town of Niagara Town Board closed out its last meeting of the year in what Councilman Danny Sklarski jokingly called "record time."
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. announces The Ice at Canalside grand opening
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 05:20 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. invites the public to the grand opening of The Ice at Canalside presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York.
American Baptist Home Mission Society awards Community Missions
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 05:20 pm
Community Missions of Niagara Frontier Inc. in Niagara Falls recently received a $5,000 grant from the One Great Hour of Sharing Domestic Emergency Food and Shelter fund, from the World Relief Committee of the American Baptist Churches USA, and facilitated by the American Baptist Home Mission Societies.
GNBC recognizes Tuxedo Junction
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 04:55 pm
Prior to Friday evening's presentation of "The Nutcracker," the Greater Niagara Ballet Co. recognized Tuxedo Junction for donating a large portion of the show's formalwear.
Gospel Mission celebrates volunteers who deliver
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 04:55 pm
In the afterglow of Thanksgiving, Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission enthusiastically recognizes more than 350 generous volunteers and 20 churches that donated countless hours and resources to make Thanksgiving Feed the Falls a huge success again this year.
Santa Claus is coming to town
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 04:40 pm
It was a very merry night in Bergholz Saturday when Santa Claus paid a visit to the DePlato home to meet local parents and their children.
Alfonso Ribeiro comes to Cooking Channel with 'Unwrapped 2.0'
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 03:45 pm
Ever wonder where some of your favorite foods come from? Alfonso Ribeiro will help answer viewers' most pressing questions and offer behind-the-scenes details on classic American treats in "Unwrapped 2.0," premiering Monday, Feb. 2 (10 p.m.), on Cooking Channel.
New hydropower allocation will spur $130 million in capital investments in Western New York, create 101 jobs
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 03:45 pm
The New York Power Authority board of trustees approved an allocation of low-cost hydropower Tuesday to attract a new manufacturer to Western New York. WhiteRock Pigments is planning capital investments of $130 million for its construction of a facility in Tonawanda, which will lead to the creation of 101 permanent jobs.
'The Sing-Off Live!' Tour adds season five's The Exchange to 55-city national tour lineup
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 03:25 pm
Wednesday night during its special one-night, two-hour television event, NBC's hit a-cappella music competition "The Sing-Off" crowned Nashville-based Melodores the winners of season five.
The Band Perry releases video for 'Gentle On My Mind'
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 03:25 pm
Reigning ACM Vocal Group of the Year The Band Perry has unveiled the new video for their Grammy-nominated rendition of "Gentle On My Mind," their current single and the lead track from the soundtrack to the James Keach-directed documentary "Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me."
Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals host Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks on NBC's 'Sunday Night Football'
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 03:10 pm
Larry Fitzgerald and the NFC West-leading Arizona Cardinals (11-3) host Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks (10-4) this week on NBC's "Sunday Night Football."
Melodores take first place in special holiday edition of 'The Sing-Off'
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 02:50 pm
Melodores took the first-place prize of $50,000 on NBC's two-hour special holiday edition of "The Sing-Off" that aired Wednesday night.
Ice boom installation underway
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 02:45 pm
The Army Corps of Engineers reports the annual placement of 22 spans that comprise the Lake Erie-Niagara River ice boom began Monday.
Fresh Air Fund announces new local chairperson
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 02:45 pm
The Fresh Air Fund announces Melissa Harte of Buffalo is the new chairperson for the Northern Erie and Niagara counties area. Harte, her husband Caleb, and their children, Cameron, Landon and Alisha, started hosting through The Fresh Air Fund's volunteer host family program last summer.
Cuomo signs historic credit union field of membership expansion bill into law
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 02:40 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo yesterday signed into law a historic piece of pro-credit union legislation that will allow state-chartered credit unions to combine select employer groups, associational and community groups into a single field of membership.
Schneiderman investigation reveals major retailers illegally selling prohibited toy guns
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 02:40 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced his office sent cease and desist letters to several major retailers, including Wal-Mart, Amazon, K-Mart and others for allegedly selling prohibited toy guns online to residents of New York, and, in at least one case, in a K-Mart store in suburban Rochester.
Wheatfield Seniors trip canceled
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 02:40 pm
The Wheatfield Senior Citizens group has canceled its February trip to see Lee Greenwood and Crystal Gayle at Seneca Allegany Casino.
BBB: Snowplow complaints pouring in, several businesses not showing up as contracted
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 02:40 pm
Better Business Bureau serving Upstate New York reports dozens of consumers from Rochester and Buffalo have filed complaints after the recent snow fall, stating the plow companies they hired aren't showing up to do the job.
The Miz talks WWE 'Tribute to the Troops' special
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 08:00 pm
In the spirit of Bob Hope, the WWE has staged a holiday program for U.S. troops for more than a decade. The WWE's "Tribute to the Troops" airs tonight at 8 p.m. on the USA Network, and again Saturday on NBC.
Channing Tatum returns to launch 'Team Oscar'
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 04:00 pm
Channing Tatum, Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, and the Academy today launched "Team Oscar" by inviting the next generation of filmmakers to create a short video and vie for the opportunity to appear onstage during the live Oscar broadcast.
WNY Paralegal Association recognizes Niagara Hospice with award, donations
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 04:00 pm
Niagara Hospice was recently honored at the WNY Paralegal Association's holiday luncheon hosted at Pearl Street Grill & Brewery.
Grand Island Relay For Life: 'One World, One Hope'
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 03:00 pm
"One World, One Hope." That's the message and theme for Grand Island's 13th annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life.