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Kim Pegula & Baked Cupcakery unveil One Buffalo Cupcake
Wed, Sep 21st 2016 02:50 pm
Kim Pegula, together with Tara and Jonathan Bondi of Baked Cupcakery, today announced the creation of the One Buffalo Cupcake in a luncheon event at Beaver Island's River Grill, near Baked Cupcakery's Grand Island store.
Kinetic Kitchen & Bath fighting cancer through fundraiser
Wed, Sep 21st 2016 01:55 pm
"Flashes of Hope," the third annual Kinetic Kitchen & Bath fundraiser, is set for Friday, Oct. 7. The event, which targets childhood cancer, is slated to run from 4-8 p.m. at Kinetic, 1655 Fashion Outlet Blvd., Niagara Falls.
Oinktoberfest BBQ competition highlights 21st annual Fall Festival at Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence
Wed, Sep 21st 2016 01:50 pm
The Great Pumpkin Farm's Fall Festival annually pays homage to all that's delicious about BBQ by hosting New York state's longest continually running barbecue competition: Oinktoberfest.
Niagara USA soaked in another successful season
Wed, Sep 21st 2016 01:25 pm
The Niagara Tourism and Convention Corporation announced Wednesday that, as the summer season comes to a close, visitation to Niagara USA has once again hit an all-time high.
Lewiston Lions kick-off season with speakers from Tuscarora School
Wed, Sep 21st 2016 01:10 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions Club kicked off its new membership season with guest speakers from the Tuscarora School.
DEC: Peace Bridge air quality study finds conditions meet federal standards
Wed, Sep 21st 2016 01:10 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced today the results of an extensive air monitoring study conducted on the west side of Buffalo near the U.S. Peace Bridge Plaza indicate air quality in this area is consistent with levels found in other similarly sized metropolitan areas, and meets federal standards.
Buffalo Philharmonic delivering toys to Women & Children's Hospital
Wed, Sep 21st 2016 01:10 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is providing cheer for the young patients at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo.
Maggios to chair 2016 Harvest Festival for Hospice Buffalo
Wed, Sep 21st 2016 01:10 pm
Mr. and Mrs. William Maggio of Buffalo have been selected as chair couple of Hospice Buffalo's 16th annual Harvest Fest, a celebration of hospice, friends and family. The theme for this year's gala is "A Season of Change." The event will be held Friday, Oct. 21, at the Hyatt Regency Buffalo.
New York State Parks seeks police officer candidates
Wed, Sep 21st 2016 01:05 pm
The New York State Park Police are seeking candidates interested in a rewarding law enforcement career in the New York State park system.
Higgins to host Service Academy Night
Wed, Sep 21st 2016 01:05 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins will host Academy Night 2016, an opportunity for high school students, families, school administrators and counselors to find out more about service academy institutions, programs and the application process.
Moving Day shows how movement helps battle Parkinson's
Wed, Sep 21st 2016 01:05 pm
The National Parkinson Foundation of Western New York (NPFWNY) celebrated its fifth annual Moving Day on Sunday, Sept. 11. Approximately 650 participants filled Coca Cola Field before departing on this fundraising walk along Buffalo's waterfront.
Buffalo Sabres: 'Party in the Plaza' set for Oct. 13
Tue, Sep 20th 2016 05:40 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced plans for "Party in the Plaza," which will take place prior to the team's season opener against the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday, Oct. 13. The event will be held in Tops Alumni Plaza from 5-6:30 p.m.
Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito to speak at UB School of Law event in downtown Buffalo
Tue, Sep 20th 2016 05:35 pm
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. will speak in Buffalo. The University at Buffalo School of Law is hosting Alito's Oct. 20 appearance at Shea's Performing Arts Center.
EC Senior Services 'University Express' presents extensive fall 2016 semester
Tue, Sep 20th 2016 05:35 pm
The Erie County Department of Senior Services' Retired & Senior Volunteer Program ("RSVP") has announced the fall 2016 "University Express" lifelong learning program is now accepting registrations from seniors interested in taking one or more of the classes offered.
Paddle wheeler helps passengers cruise Niagara River in style
Tue, Sep 20th 2016 05:35 pm
Visitors looking for a unique way to soak up the beauty of the Niagara River can do so from the decks of a New Orleans-style paddle wheeler this fall.
Cub Scout Pack 829's 'Recruitment Night' at Porter-on-the-Lake
Tue, Sep 20th 2016 05:30 pm
Youngstown Cub Scout Pack 829 invites boys in first- through fifth-grade and their families to learn more about the group and its activities at a free information and recruitment gathering at Porter-on-the-Lake on Dietz Road in the Town of Porter. The event runs from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25.
Hilbert College announces theme to commemorate 60th anniversary
Tue, Sep 20th 2016 05:25 pm
Hilbert College, founded in 1957, will celebrate its 60th anniversary this academic year and throughout 2017. The "Celebrate 60" theme will be prevalent in many college-wide initiatives, as well as at a number of college events throughout the year.
DiNapoli: College student loan debt doubled in New York over past decade
Tue, Sep 20th 2016 05:25 pm
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli released a report on student loan debt, which found the average New Yorker with college loans owed $32,200 in 2015, higher than the national average of $29,700.
Decision day nears: Village of Lewiston targeting Oct. 17 for final 'Paladino Plaza' vote
Mon, Sep 19th 2016 10:10 pm
Trustees are tentatively looking to issue a State Environmental Quality Review Act declaration of impact on the Ellicott Development plaza plan at their work session on Monday, Oct. 3. A final project vote would follow, at the regular board meeting on Monday, Oct. 17.
Ortt delivers a total of $40,000 to eastern Niagara County libraries
Mon, Sep 19th 2016 04:35 pm
During a check presentation Monday, New York State Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, delivered a total of $40,000 in ceremonial checks to the public libraries in eastern Niagara County.
Glutamate plays previously unknown role in neuromuscular development
Mon, Sep 19th 2016 04:30 pm
For decades, scientists thought acetylcholine was the only neurotransmitter responsible for controlling how muscles and nerves are wired together during development.
Higgins announces $468,566 grant to NFTA for 'Go Buffalo Mom' program
Mon, Sep 19th 2016 04:10 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority will receive $468,566 from the Federal Transit Administration to support "Go Buffalo Mom." The program will assist low-income, high-risk pregnant women in the City of Buffalo reach medical appointments and improve prenatal care.
Niagara University announces 2016 teaching award winners
Mon, Sep 19th 2016 03:20 pm
Niagara University's Office of Academic Affairs announced the selection of two distinguished faculty teaching award winners during an event held Sept. 8.
This weekend: Mighty Niagara Half Marathon brings global travelers to WNY
Mon, Sep 19th 2016 11:30 am
Each year, the Mighty Niagara Half Marathon attracts runners from around the world. Participants will travel from China, Egypt, Australia, Europe and across Canada and the U.S. for the race.
White House cites Buffalo State program in 'Computer Science for All' report
Mon, Sep 19th 2016 11:30 am
A program directed by Buffalo State's computer information systems department was cited by the White House for its commitment to advance President Barack Obama's "Computer Science for All" initiative.
University at Buffalo: Law school exceeds historic $30 million fundraising goal
Mon, Sep 19th 2016 11:00 am
The University at Buffalo School of Law is celebrating the success of the most ambitious fundraising campaign in the school's history, announcing that the seven-year "Campaign for UB School of Law" has reached its $30 million goal.
Canisius to host fall 2016 Fulbright conference
Mon, Sep 19th 2016 10:55 am
Canisius College will host the fall 2016 conference of the Western New York and Northwestern Pennsylvania Chapter of the U.S. Fulbright Association from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, in Science Hall located at the corner of Main Street and Jefferson Avenue.
Downtown Buffalo's premier sports and entertainment facility officially renamed KeyBank Center
Mon, Sep 19th 2016 10:40 am
KeyBank today officially unveiled the newly renamed home of the Buffalo Sabres, KeyBank Center. The bank acquired the naming rights to the former First Niagara Center in connection with parent company KeyCorp's acquisition of First Niagara Financial Group this year.
Niagara Falls Country Club commences renovation
Mon, Sep 19th 2016 10:25 am
The Niagara Falls Country Club recently broke ground on a multimillion-dollar renovation project.
Grand Island Schools: Meet your superintendent
Sat, Sep 17th 2016 11:05 am
Superintendent of Grand Island Schools Dr. Brian Graham enjoyed meeting the public in his first meet-and-greet as much as the public enjoyed meeting him.
DeGlopper Memorial Expansion Project: Deed transferred to VFW Post 9249
Sat, Sep 17th 2016 11:00 am
Progress continued on the expansion of the DeGlopper Memorial with a deed transfer of neighboring property to the Pfc. Charles N. DeGlopper Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9249.
Grand Island Town Board for the record: West River bike path update
Sat, Sep 17th 2016 07:00 am
Councilman Mike Madigan said this week he anticipates a public meeting will be held soon regarding what is called option 4 of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation's West River Connector Trail project.
Town of Lewiston: Ice rink faces uncertain future
Sat, Sep 17th 2016 07:00 am
Funding to cover Lewiston Family Ice Rink operations for the coming holiday season now appear uncertain as winter approaches.
Open house set for Lewiston Police Explorers
Sat, Sep 17th 2016 07:00 am
The primary mission of the Lewiston Police Explorers program is to mentor and expose young adults between the ages of 14 and 21 to leadership, community service, and the field of law enforcement.
Ortt appointed to new task force on counterterrorism and public protection
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 05:00 pm
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, has been appointed as a member of the Senate Majority Task Force on Counterterrorism and Public Protection.
Erie County Red Jacket Riverfront Natural Habitat Park to close for restorations
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 04:55 pm
The Erie County Department of Environment and Planning, in conjunction with the Erie County Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry, has announced the Red Jacket Riverfront Natural Habitat Park in Buffalo will close to the public on Monday in order that shoreline and habitat restorations can begin.
BPO: Stefan Sanders signs three-year contract extension, gets promoted to resident conductor
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 04:55 pm
Stefan Sanders will be with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra for another three years.
Grand Island: Roadwork slated for Whitehaven, Baseline roads
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 04:55 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined Friday by Town of Grand Island Supervisor Nathan McMurray, members of the Erie County Department of Public Works, members of the Town of Grand Island Highway Department, and local residents to review roadwork started this week on Baseline Road, and also announce a project slated to begin Monday on Whitehaven Road.
Lew-Port Spirit Week schedule
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 04:50 pm
What you need to know this week to be "In the Loop."
Wheatfield: Board to submit request for traffic studies
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 10:00 am
The Wheatfield Town Board agreed Monday night to submit a request to the New York State Department of Transportation to conduct traffic studies on both Shawnee and River roads, after hearing concerns from residents that their speed limits were too high.