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Demolition begins at Fairchild site
Thu, Mar 23rd 2017 09:45 pm
Demolition of the former Fairchild Manor Nursing Home began on Wednesday, and is expected to continue over the next few weeks.
DEC proposes additional free fishing days
Thu, Mar 23rd 2017 04:15 pm
Based on Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's signed legislation in 2014 authorizing additional statewide free fishing days, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is proposing four free sport fishing days be added to complement the state's existing free sport fishing days.
Latest mammography technology available at Mount St. Mary's Hospital
Thu, Mar 23rd 2017 04:05 pm
The Breast Care Center of Mount St. Mary's Hospital is now home to the latest technology to detect breast cancer.
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara: Annual golf fundraiser date set
Thu, Mar 23rd 2017 04:05 pm
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara's annual golf raffle will take place from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at the Sanborn Fire Co. firehall at 5811 Buffalo St., Sanborn.
DeGraff Hospital emergency department project progressing
Thu, Mar 23rd 2017 04:05 pm
Kaleida Health's plan to enhance and upgrade its Niagara County hospital location continues to progress. The health system announced The Pike Co. will serve as the construction manager for the $7.8-million renovation DeGraff Memorial Hospital's emergency department.
Heart, Love & Soul to host annual recognition dinner
Thu, Mar 23rd 2017 04:00 pm
Heart, Love & Soul Food Pantry and Dining Room will hold its annual recognition dinner to take place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at Heart, Love & Soul, 939 Ontario Ave., Niagara Falls.
Attorney General Schneiderman announces felony indictment of Ortt and Maziarz
Thu, Mar 23rd 2017 02:00 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman on Thursday announced the unsealing of an indictment charging New York State Sen. Robert Ortt with three felony counts of filing a false instrument in the first degree. Ortt's predecessor in the state senate, former State Sen. George Maziarz, was also charged in the indictment with five felony counts of offering a false instrument for filing in the first degree.
'The Chew' is celebrating spring with fresh recipes & fabulous guests
Wed, Mar 22nd 2017 06:40 pm
"The Chew" continues to be a one-stop-shop for everything one needs to make kitchen time more delicious. Emmy Award-winning co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz are hosting daytime's hottest party, and are welcoming celebrities from TV, film, books and the culinary world the week of March 27-31 (1 p.m. EDT) on The ABC Television Network.
'Dancing with the Stars': Celebrities enter second week of competition with new dances & routines
Wed, Mar 22nd 2017 06:40 pm
After showcasing their first dances on this week's season premiere, the celebrities get another chance to impress the judges with a new style of dance, all the while knowing that one of them is going home at the end of the night, based on scores and votes from last Monday, on "Dancing with the Stars," live, Monday, March 27 (8-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.
DEC initiates landfill testing in Wheatfield
Wed, Mar 22nd 2017 06:35 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced Tuesday it will begin "a detailed environmental study" at the former Niagara Sanitation Landfill site on Nash Road in Wheatfield.
'Red Nose Day': Trailer released for 'Love Actually' reunion film
Wed, Mar 22nd 2017 06:30 pm
As previously announced, writer-director Richard Curtis and the cast of his beloved holiday film "Love Actually" are coming together again for "Red Nose Day Actually," a short film that will air as part of "The Red Nose Day Special" May 25 on NBC and March 24's Red Nose Day in the U.K. on BBC1.
Bethel Music announces 'Starlight'
Wed, Mar 22nd 2017 06:30 pm
Dove Award-winning Bethel Music announces their highly anticipated album "Starlight," debuting on April 7.
ECHDC: Applications open for programming & events at Canalside
Wed, Mar 22nd 2017 06:30 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. and Be Our Guest on Thursday announced applications are now open for programs and events at Canalside.
EC Parks Department offers golf season passes
Wed, Mar 22nd 2017 06:30 pm
The Erie County Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry has announced golf passes for the 2017 season are now available. And, for the next two weekends, golfers will be able to renew their passes at either the Grover Cleveland of Elma Meadows golf course.
Goo Goo Dolls announce exclusive vinyl box set for Record Store Day release on April 22
Wed, Mar 22nd 2017 06:25 pm
Goo Goo Dolls announced they will release an exclusive vinyl box set for Record Store Day on April 22, titled "Pick Pockets, Petty Thieves, and Tiny Victories (1987-1995)" on Warner Bros. Records.
Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station's 107th redesignates as attack wing
Tue, Mar 21st 2017 08:15 pm
Local officials joined members of the New York Air National Guard's 107th Airlift Wing to acknowledge the venue's redesignation as the 107th Attack Wing. The ceremony was held Tuesday at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.
Peace Bridge going green in recognition of CP Awareness Month; local nonprofit plans fundraiser
Tue, Mar 21st 2017 12:05 pm
March is Cerebral Palsy (CP) Awareness Month. More than 750,000 people in the U.S. are affected by this disability.
Styx & REO Speedwagon, Gladys Knight headed to Seneca Niagara
Tue, Mar 21st 2017 11:45 am
The Seneca Niagara Events Center will rock with the Motown grooves of Gladys Knight on Saturday, June 10 (8 p.m.), and "A Night at the Disco" featuring The Village People, Sister Sledge, Rose Royce and The Trammps on Saturday, June 24 (8 p.m.) Then, the music will crank up when Seneca Niagara presents "United We Rock," a special outdoor concert featuring Styx and REO Speedwagon on Friday, Aug. 18 (7 p.m.).
Home improvement expert shares tricks of trade with building trades students
Mon, Mar 20th 2017 05:35 pm
Buffalo home improvement expert Dominic Cortese recently stopped into the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center to spend some time talking to the building trades students in Anthony Molinaro's and Gary Benker's respective classes.
The Healthy Scratch launches food truck
Mon, Mar 20th 2017 05:30 pm
Jessie and Kelly Pegula have announced the creation of The Healthy Scratch Food Truck, which will hit the streets this spring and bring community members many of the unique, healthy food and drink items that have become popular to visitors of The Healthy Scratch inside The Shops at HarborCenter.
Cuomo encourages New Yorkers to sign up for 6th annual 'I Love My Park' Day
Mon, Mar 20th 2017 05:30 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced registration is now open for the sixth annual "I Love My Park" Day, to be held on May 6 at state parks, historic sites and public lands across the state.
NBC Sports' NHL coverage highlighted by Jack Eichel & Buffalo Sabres vs. Detroit; 'Star Sunday' doubleheader, 'Battle for New York'
Mon, Mar 20th 2017 05:30 pm
The "NHL on NBC" continues its "Push for the Playoffs" this week with a "Star Sunday" doubleheader, highlighted by the NHL Game of the Week on Sunday at noon ET on NBC, as Zach Parise and the Minnesota Wild host Henrik Zetterberg and the Detroit Red Wings.
Niagara's Conservation Federation announces award winners
Mon, Mar 20th 2017 03:40 pm
The Niagara County Federation of Conservation Clubs announced its 2016 memorial award winners:
Healthy habits that can help boost your immunity
Mon, Mar 20th 2017 03:00 pm
While some aspects of health are beyond your control, there are plenty of proactive steps you can take to support a strong immune system.
Duran Duran announce additional US & Canadian dates on 2017 tour
Mon, Mar 20th 2017 03:00 pm
Duran Duran have announced additional dates for their 2017 world tour for this summer, in support of their current album "Paper Gods."
Morinello announces Italian-American scholarship opportunities
Mon, Mar 20th 2017 02:55 pm
Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello joined his colleagues in the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators and announced the conference is now accepting applications for its annual college scholarship contest.
Buddy Guy with Tom Hambridge at UB Center for the Arts
Mon, Mar 20th 2017 02:55 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents Buddy Guy with special guest Tom Hambridge at 8 p.m. Friday, April 21. Tickets are $49.50.
Buffalo Sabres recall defensemen Casey Nelson, Brady Austin
Mon, Mar 20th 2017 02:50 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled defensemen Casey Nelson and Brady Austin from the Rochester Americans (AHL).
St. Patrick's Day celebrations to benefit Sabres Foundation
Mon, Mar 20th 2017 02:50 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Monday announced the team will sell St. Patrick's Day-themed pucks prior to the game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday, March 21, at KeyBank Center, with all proceeds going directly to the Buffalo Sabres Foundation.
NYS Tax Department urges increased vigilance as tax-season scams affect additional New York-based employers & employees
Mon, Mar 20th 2017 02:45 pm
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, along with the Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection, has renewed its warning for all New York tax preparers and human resources professionals of evolving scams aimed at stealing confidential client and employee information after identifying at least 65 companies in New York City, the Capital Region, Central New York and Western New York that have now been impacted, affecting 7,100 taxpayers.
George Benson & Kenny G bring 'Breezin' & Breathless' Tour to Seneca Alleghany
Mon, Mar 20th 2017 02:00 pm
World-renowned jazz superstars George Benson and Kenny G are teaming up for a historic co-headline touring event where each will perform songs from their career defining album as well as greatest hits.
Italian feast offered at St. Jude
Mon, Mar 20th 2017 02:00 pm
The St. Jude Shrine of Lewiston will hold its annual "Pasta Italiano" dinner from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, April 2, at 975 Ridge Road, Lewiston.
HAL explores 'The Deep Cut'
Mon, Mar 20th 2017 11:20 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston's March program, titled "The Deep Cut," will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah Fellowship Hall, 915 Oneida St.
Artpark, Funtime add Volbeat to outdoor concert series
Mon, Mar 20th 2017 10:25 am
The "Coors Light Concerts" series at Artpark adds Volbeat to the lineup for Saturday, May 20, in the outdoor amphitheater. The Volbeat concert joins the previously announced 311, New Politics and The Skints (July 10) show to the list of scheduled acts, both a part of WEDG-FM 103.3 "The Edge's" "Edgefest: The Series 2017."
It's St. Patrick's Day Somewhere
Sat, Mar 18th 2017 04:10 pm
The little bar known as Somewhere in Youngstown was the place to be for St. Patrick's Day in northern Niagara. Crowds numbering in the hundreds visited throughout the afternoon and evening on Friday to celebrate Irish culture, highlighted by hours of Celtic entertainment by Somewhere owner Pat Stack and his Irish Wake Band.
Town of Lewiston: Light agenda, but lengthy discussions
Sat, Mar 18th 2017 09:00 am
A mishmash of topics - from water districts to solar panels, mulch, the EPA, the shuttle, cable TV broadcasts of Town Board government meetings, River Walk Phase 4 sidewalk installations and more - was heard Monday evening in Lewiston.
Village of Lewiston: Planning Board receives updates on Cask & Cow, Tuscarora Street condo project
Sat, Mar 18th 2017 09:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Planning Commission voted unanimously to endorse part of a redevelopment plan submitted by Jack Hornung, the new operator of the restaurant and bar located at 840 Center St.
Niagara Crossing - formerly Barton Hill Hotel - now open
Sat, Mar 18th 2017 07:00 am
The former Barton Hill Hotel & Spa has reopened with behind-the-scenes upgrades - and a new name: Niagara Crossing Hotel & Spa. The three-story Lewiston building, at 100 Center St., was shut on Jan. 1.
Nancy Price Celebrity Bartending fundraiser in Youngstown
Sat, Mar 18th 2017 07:00 am
The Youngstown Recreation Commission announces its Nancy Price Celebrity Bartending fundraiser will be held from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at the Stone Jug, 358 Main St. (at Lockport Street), Youngstown.
Lewiston Democratic Committee to honor Dave Trane
Sat, Mar 18th 2017 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston Democratic Committee has chosen Town of Lewiston Highway Superintendent Dave Trane as Lewiston Citizen of the Year.