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Grand Island schedules Veterans Day services
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 07:00 am
The Town of Grand Island has invited veterans, family members, and friends to attend the Veterans Day services on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. at the Veterans Park Memorial Wall located at 1717 Bedell Road.
Lewiston Tour of Homes tickets on sale
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 07:00 am
Tickets for this year's "Tour of Homes," themed "Christmas in the Country," are now on sale.
CMA partners with ABC, Toys For Tots to distribute toys to children in need during at holidays
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:55 pm
Celebrate the season with some of the biggest names in music performing holiday classics on "CMA Country Christmas," a two-hour special hosted for the fifth year by Jennifer Nettles airing Monday, Dec. 1 (8 p.m. ET), on ABC.
Niagara Hospice: 'Viva Las Vegas' for volunteers
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:50 pm
Niagara Hospice recently pulled out the red carpet for a "Viva Las Vegas" celebration of the organization's greatest resource: volunteers.
Ben Roethlisberger and Pittsburgh Steelers host Joe Flacco and rival Baltimore Ravens on 'Sunday Night Football'
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:45 pm
Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers (5-3) look to build on last weekend's record-setting offensive performance when they host Joe Flacco and the AFC North rival Baltimore Ravens (5-3) this Sunday, Nov. 2, on NBC's "Sunday Night Football." Pre-game coverage begins with "Football Night In America" at 7 p.m. ET.
Leadership Niagara establishing offices at NU
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:45 pm
Leadership Niagara's executive offices will be housed at Niagara University beginning this fall, thanks to a memorandum of understanding signed by the institutions Monday.
'The Taste' returns to ABC
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:45 pm
Season three of ABC's "The Taste" premieres Thursday, Dec. 4 (8-10 p.m., ET) with the search to find America's best undiscovered cook. Each week, in a fast-paced culinary competition, professional chefs and home cooks go head-to-head in "The Taste" kitchen, and the food is always judged blind.
'Operation United' T-shirts bring funds to veterans' services
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:40 pm
Area residents will have an opportunity to honor and support local veterans and their families through the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County's "Operation United" T-shirt campaign. Those who donate $15 or $20 to this special fundraiser will receive an "Operation United" T-shirt to wear in support of military families.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital board of associates hosts annual pancake breakfast Sunday, Nov. 2
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:40 pm
The board of associates of Mount St. Mary's Hospital is sponsoring its annual pancake breakfast from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at St. John de LaSalle Parish Hall.
New York Power Authority becomes nation's third accredited right-of-way steward utility founder
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:40 pm
The Right-of-Way Stewardship Council announced the New York Power Authority has become the third accredited "Right-of-Way Steward" utility founder for sustainable integrated vegetation management of its respective electric transmission right-of-way system.
Free museum day in Buffalo attracts a crowd
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:40 pm
On Sept. 27 - proclaimed "National Museum Day Live!" in Buffalo by Mayor Byron Brown - museums and cultural institutions across Western New York welcomed more than 2,500 visitors into their spaces, free of charge, as a part of Smithsonian Magazine's 10th annual "Museum Day Live!" initiative.
Higgins announces application period for federal fire grants
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:40 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the opening of the application period for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's fiscal year 2014 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program is 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 3. The application period closes at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5.
Cuomo announces strategic fuel reserve in upstate New York to help prepare for future severe storms, possible fuel emergencies
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:30 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the establishment of a strategic fuel reserve at six key locations in upstate New York to help ensure gasoline and diesel fuels are available to emergency responders in the event of an emergency, including future severe storms.
Western New York Regional Economic Development Council: Eden Valley Growers expanding facility in Erie County
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:30 pm
The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council has announced Eden Valley Growers, a cooperative venture of 10 vegetable producing farms in the fertile Eden Valley area of Erie County, has successfully completed the first phase of its facility expansion.
NYPA post-Sandy measures strengthening electricity infrastructure and resilience against future extreme weather events
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:30 pm
Two years after "Superstorm" Sandy, the New York Power Authority is making strides in bolstering New York's electricity infrastructure against future extreme weather events.
Bataan ARG returns home
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:25 pm
More than 4,000 sailors and Marines serving in the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (BAT ARG) are scheduled to arrive at their homeports in Norfolk, Virginia, Virginia Beach and Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, this weekend.
Interview: Jacqueline Toboni brings Trubel to 'Grimm'
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 05:10 pm
Napoleon Dynamite would love Jacqueline Toboni.
Lawnmower Race raises a grand
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 05:55 pm
The Lawnmower Race and Fall Festival held at the center of Grand Island Oct. 4 raised $1,000 for the Kaegebein Playground Committee despite uncooperative weather.
Walk-in flu clinics for area veterans scheduled
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 05:55 pm
Veterans enrolled in VA health care may obtain flu vaccines at upcoming walk-in clinics scheduled at VA Western New York Healthcare System.
Grand Island Historical Society to hold Christmas luncheons
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 05:55 pm
The Grand Island Historical Society will hold its annual Christmas luncheons at River Lea at noon on Dec. 1, 2 and 5.
Grand Island Lions Club: Tuscarora Nation receives medical equipment
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 05:55 pm
The Grand Island Lions Club recently donated durable medical equipment to the Tuscarora Nation Health Center.
Huth Road Elementary School students ride to school on GIFC truck
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 05:00 pm
Some lucky students from Huth Road Elementary School received a ride to school Tuesday courtesy of the Grand Island Fire Co.
AlertID, McGruff the Crime Dog aim to help families keep children safe on Halloween
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 12:15 pm
Halloween is one of the most anticipated nights of the year for children. AlertID, the fastest growing free-to-use neighborhood safety network, and the National Crime Prevention Council, home of McGruff the Crime Dog, offer tips on how families can stay safe while trick-or-treating.
'America's Got Talent' wants you to help 'spot' America's next superstar with talent scout
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 12:15 pm
"America's Got Talent," announced today that, in addition to its multi-city audition tour, the series will offer fans the opportunity to refer their favorite acts with "Talent Scout," an online nomination submission where people can refer their favorite singers, dancers, illusionists and comedians to be considered for the competition series.
Gospel music fundraiser for Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 12:15 pm
The Chapel at CrossPoint is sponsoring a fun, old-fashioned "Southern Gospel" fundraising concert to benefit a local mission that provides food and housing programs for the poor in Niagara Falls.
Interview: AJR is A-mazing
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 10:00 am
The Met brothers - Adam, 24, Ryan, 20, and Jack, 17, have crafted their own unique sound in the family's Chelsea living room and on New York's city streets.
'Spreading the love': Niagara County lawmakers donate 11-dozen jars to 'PB&J Drive'
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 08:30 am
Legislator Rick Updegrove and Legislator Wm. Keith McNall welcomed the volunteers at the core of the "Peanut Butter & Jelly Drive" Tuesday night, presenting them with a proclamation declaring November "Peanut Butter & Jelly Month" in Niagara County.
Bright Buffalo Niagara to showcase hottest investment prospects from 43North competition
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 03:20 pm
Bright Buffalo Niagara will partner with 43North to present "The Bright Buffalo Niagara Semifinalist Meet-Up." 43North is the world's largest business plan competition, being held in Buffalo to showcase some of the hottest investment prospects from across the globe.
'Share the Harvest Bounty' on Niagara Wine Trail, USA
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 03:20 pm
The Niagara Wine Trail USA wineries have partnered with local food banks and charitable organizations to ensure a bountiful holiday season for area residents in need.
Schneiderman promotes high school initiative to combat grandparent scam
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 03:20 pm
State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has announced his office is launching a program, titled "Grandkids Against The Grandparent Scam," to help prevent unsuspecting seniors from being victimized by this all-too common scam.
As daylight saving time ends, reminder for home safety begins
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 03:20 pm
Allstate is providing New Yorkers with essential steps in protecting a home, including checking and replacing batteries in smoke detectors.
Community Missions Christmas program looking for sponsors
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 03:00 pm
Each year, Community Missions matches around 140 of Niagara County's neediest families with local businesses, church groups, service organizations and community members who "adopt" the family and make a holiday wish comes true.
Game show legend Ken Jennings takes on 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire'
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 02:55 pm
Former "Jeopardy!" champion Ken Jennings will be featured as a contestant on "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" Friday, Nov. 14, and Monday, Nov. 17.
Seneca Resorts & Casinos expands Niagara Falls health office to cover spouses of team members
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 02:50 pm
Seneca Resorts & Casinos is serious about health care for its 4,000 team members throughout Western New York.
Diana Krall 'Wallflower' tour comes to Buffalo
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 02:50 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, welcomes Diana Krall at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, 2015. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.
Car crash simulation illustrates consequences of driving while impaired
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 02:50 pm
Impaired drivers are involved in nearly 60 percent of all Halloween highway fatalities nationwide, according to the National Highway Traffic Administration.
'The Flash' series premiere races ahead to become The CW's most watched telecast ever
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 02:50 pm
The series premiere of "The Flash" rose to 6.8 million total viewers, becoming The CW's most watched telecast of any series in the history of the network, in final live + 7 day Nielsen ratings data.
Oakwood Cemetery earns listing on National Register of Historic Places
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 02:50 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins joined members of the Oakwood Cemetery Association and the Niagara Falls community to formally recognize Oakwood Cemetery's placement on the National Register of Historic Places.