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ABC announces this season's 'Dancing with the Stars' celebrity cast
Tue, Aug 30th 2016 10:00 am
The celebrity cast of "Dancing with the Stars" is slipping on its dancing shoes and getting ready for the first dance on the ballroom floor, as the 23rd season kicks off Monday, Sept. 12 (8-10:01 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.
20th annual Buddy Walk of Buffalo-Niagara a Peach Festival weekend highlight
Tue, Aug 30th 2016 07:00 am
The Family & Friends Down Syndrome Association of Niagara Inc., a licensed local affiliate of The National Down Syndrome Society, announces the 20th annual Buddy Walk of Buffalo-Niagara will take place in the family-oriented Niagara County Peach Festival parade on Saturday, Sept. 10.
Marble Orchard Ghost Walks coming soon
Tue, Aug 30th 2016 07:00 am
Lewiston's Marble Orchard Ghost Walks showcase Lewiston's rough and tumble frontier past, as well as its gloriously creepy present. Lurking behind Lewiston's serene facade lies a shadowy past filled with nightmarish spirits, ominous events and haunted buildings.
NBC's 'The New Celebrity Apprentice,' 'Grimm' and 'Emerald City' receive January debut dates
Mon, Aug 29th 2016 06:15 pm
Launching the new year in dramatic style, NBC has set January 2017 premiere dates for three key midseason series: "The New Celebrity Apprentice," now in Los Angeles and starring master of the boardroom Arnold Schwarzenegger; "Grimm," which will begin its sixth and final season; and the epic, romantic and wondrous "Emerald City."
Erie County DA Flaherty: Drink and drive, lose your ride
Mon, Aug 29th 2016 04:15 pm
Acting Erie County District Attorney Michael J. Flaherty Jr. announced his office will be implementing a new driving while intoxicated policy that calls for confiscating the vehicle of anyone who is facing a second felony DWI arrest.
Aquarium of Niagara: New hours of operation begin Sept. 7
Mon, Aug 29th 2016 03:05 pm
Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 7, the Aquarium of Niagara will shift its daily hours of operation to 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4:30 p.m.). The venue is open seven days a week.
Canisius presents 'Poland and the EU in Wake of Brexit'
Mon, Aug 29th 2016 02:55 pm
Canisius College presents "Poland and the EU in the Wake of Brexit," a lecture by Slawomir Józefowicz, Ph.D., at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, in the Regis Room North on the second floor of the Richard E. Winter '42 Student Center.
Duff Goldman, Lorraine Pascale lead 12 hopeless bakers in intense boot camp on Food Network's 'Worst Bakers in America'
Mon, Aug 29th 2016 02:45 pm
Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale have drafted 12 of the most disastrous bakers in the country for a grueling baking boot camp on Food Network's "Worst Bakers in America."
Experience #TMNTEvolution at Fan Expo Canada 2016
Mon, Aug 29th 2016 02:25 pm
Fans of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" will not be disappointed at Fan Expo Canada from Sept. 1-4 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
Greater Niagara Ballet Company hosts 'Nutcracker' auditions
Mon, Aug 29th 2016 01:25 pm
"The Nutcracker," the Greater Niagara Ballet Co.'s annual family-friendly holiday show, returns Dec. 9-10 to the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center. The Beverley Feder-directed show features local dancers, guest artists and character performers.
VIDEO: Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival Saturday highlights
Mon, Aug 29th 2016 12:25 pm
The 15th annual Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival brought tens of thousands of people to the Village of Lewiston over the weekend. Live jazz music could be heard across five stages, while food vendors offered delicious samples of restaurant fare. The weekend also included a large jewelry tent sale and educational initiatives.
Village of Lewiston Recreation Department hosts program fair
Mon, Aug 29th 2016 12:05 pm
The Village of Lewiston Recreation Department is sponsoring a recreation program fair during the community yard sale on Saturday, Sep. 17, at the Red Brick Municipal Building, 145 N. Fourth St.
Gardens of Compassion event Aug. 31
Mon, Aug 29th 2016 12:05 pm
Community Missions of Niagara Frontier Inc. and St. James United Methodist Church in Niagara Falls are presenting the final community event at the Gardens of Compassion on Wednesday, Aug. 31.
Darryl Whitcomb at the Lighthouse
Mon, Aug 29th 2016 12:05 pm
Starfield recording artist Darryl Whitcomb debuts at The Lighthouse Café, 555 Davison Road, Lockport, at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17.
WGRZ's Heather Prusak starter for 38th annual Niagara County Peach Festival 5K Run
Mon, Aug 29th 2016 12:05 pm
WGRZ-TV Channel 2 sports reporter and anchor Heather Prusak will be the official starter for the 38th annual Niagara County Peach festival 5K Run on Saturday, Sept. 10, on Center Street in Lewiston.
Rick Smith & The Twang Gang live in concert for ASI
Mon, Aug 29th 2016 12:05 pm
Rick Smith (owner of Rigidized Metals and Silo City) and The Twang Gang will take the stage of Sportsmen's Tavern at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31.
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Niagara, Niagara County Financial Literacy Coalition, seek volunteers to help at free tax prep sites
Mon, Aug 29th 2016 12:00 pm
Help make a difference in your community - while adding skills to your resume.
Listen to new NBC 'Sunday Night Football' open song by Carrie Underwood
Mon, Aug 29th 2016 12:00 pm
Seven-time Grammy Award-winner and multiplatinum-recording artist Carrie Underwood's new song "Oh, Sunday Night," the new opening theme for primetime television's No. 1 program, NBC's "Sunday Night Football," is now available to listen to in its entirety on NBCSports.com (HERE).
NBC names broadcast teams for 2016 NFL season
Mon, Aug 29th 2016 12:00 pm
Al Michaels (play-by-play), Cris Collinsworth (analyst) and Heather Cox (sideline reporter) will call NBC's new "Thursday Night Football" package. Michaels and Collinsworth return to call NBC's "Sunday Night Football" - primetime TV's No. 1 show for a historic five consecutive years - joined by sideline reporter Michele Tafoya.
Roadwork begins on Losson Road
Mon, Aug 29th 2016 10:55 am
The Erie County Department of Public Works' Highways Division announced late last week that road resurfacing work is set to begin today on Losson Road in Cheektowaga.
All. That. JAZZ!
Sat, Aug 27th 2016 01:00 pm
The 15th annual Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival kicked off Friday in the village with the French Quarter Hounds marching down Center Street; former Mayor Richard Soluri receiving an award for his long-time support of the event - which he helped create; Jenna Stinnis belting out the national anthem; and a performance by headliner Molly Johnson.
Frontier House principals seek to subdivide property
Sat, Aug 27th 2016 07:00 am
Discussions on the future of the Frontier House have picked up again.
Town of Lewiston: Future planning issues discussed
Sat, Aug 27th 2016 07:00 am
With summer winding down, a board member and two town officials absent, and a light agenda, the Lewiston Town Board held a brief session Monday at Town Hall, discussing future planning items.
Good times ahead with annual Labor Day Parade, Summerfest
Sat, Aug 27th 2016 07:00 am
The good times reach their crest come Monday, Sept. 5, with two end-of-summer must-attend events: the 2016 edition of the Youngstown Labor Day Parade on Main Street, followed by the annual Porter on the Lake Summerfest on the shores of Lake Ontario.
Grand Island Town Board ponders social media practices
Sat, Aug 27th 2016 07:00 am
Town Supervisor Nathan McMurray asked for "more grace and empathy" in future policy debates in a post he made to social media.
For DeGlopper: Certified AutoBrokers donates to DeGlopper Memorial Expansion
Sat, Aug 27th 2016 07:00 am
Chris Taylor and Travis Smith of Certified AutoBrokers at 1693 Grand Island Blvd. presented a check for $3,140 to the DeGlopper Memorial Expansion Committee Aug. 19.
Grand Island Board of Education: Cardone appointed interim high school principal
Fri, Aug 26th 2016 07:00 pm
Cheryl Cardone will serve as interim principal at Grand Island High School.
Artpark: McLean, Scaggs entertain
Fri, Aug 26th 2016 04:05 pm
It was "easy listening" Tuesday, as Artpark played host to '70s-era legends Don McLean and Boz Scaggs this week in the amphitheater.
Mary Wilson, Ken Garbarino to be honored at 2016 Kaleida ball
Fri, Aug 26th 2016 03:55 pm
Mary Wilson and Kenneth Garbarino, M.D., will be honored with the "Spirit Award" at the 2016 Kaleida Ball, the health system's signature fundraising event.
Higgins announces NY Sea Grant for Buffalo State Great Lakes Center water study at Gallagher Pier on Buffalo's Outer Harbor
Fri, Aug 26th 2016 03:55 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins was joined Friday by researchers from the Buffalo State Great Lakes Center to announce funding from New York Sea Grant to support an innovative study intended to identify the source impacting water quality in the area around Gallagher Pier on Buffalo's Outer Harbor.
Ceretto secures additional funding for Buffalo Avenue project
Fri, Aug 26th 2016 03:55 pm
Assemblyman John D. Ceretto announced he secured an additional $500,000 in funding for the Buffalo Avenue rehabilitation project in Niagara Falls. The money will go toward phase two of the project, which stretches from 65th Street to the LaSalle Expressway off-ramp.
Erie County Sheriff's Office: Grand Island man held on attempted murder charge
Fri, Aug 26th 2016 12:00 pm
Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports his deputies arrested a Grand Island man and charged him with attempted murder of a police officer, an A-1 felony, after a traffic stop on East River Road in Grand Island.
'Blender' on the Niagara
Fri, Aug 26th 2016 11:55 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce teamed with Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours and Niagara Sunset Cruises for an on-the-Niagara-River business "Blender" on Thursday. More than 100 people attended in the event on the Niagara Belle.
Buffalo Sabres season ticket sales capped at more than 16,000
Fri, Aug 26th 2016 11:20 am
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has capped season ticket sales for the 2016-17 season at more than 16,000 tickets. The cap is designed to ensure the availability of mini-packs and individual game tickets for all fans.
Anniversary celebration held for Harrods
Fri, Aug 26th 2016 11:05 am
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Harrod celebrated their 60th anniversary with their children and grandchildren at the Outer Banks in North Carolina. A wonderful time was had by all.
Obit: Margaret C. Sedler
Fri, Aug 26th 2016 11:05 am
Margaret Sedler would like all to know that her work here is complete.
Wheatfield Air National Guard member named top enlisted airman in U.S. 1st Air Force
Fri, Aug 26th 2016 10:45 am
A Wheatfield resident who served as the top enlisted leader for the New York Air National Guard from 2010 until this past July, is now the top enlisted airman in the North American Aerospace Defense Command's Continental U.S. Region and 1st Air Force.
9-year-old to hold annual sale to raise charitable funds
Fri, Aug 26th 2016 10:45 am
Nine-year-old Samantha Tierney of the Town of Niagara will sell lemonade, hot dogs and baked goods to raise money for both the SPCA of Niagara and Niagara Hospice from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, at 3714 Rhode Island Ave., Niagara Falls.
Wheatfield comes to 5-year agreement with NT library
Fri, Aug 26th 2016 10:45 am
At Monday night's meeting, the Wheatfield Town Board unanimously approved a five-year contract with the North Tonawanda Public Library for its services in which the amount paid by the town would decrease each year.
Town of Niagara: Board eyes tax cuts for those who rehab 'zombie homes'
Fri, Aug 26th 2016 10:40 am
The Town of Niagara Town Board is discussing providing tax incentives to those willing to purchase abandoned homes in the town, fix them up and, eventually, live in them.