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Julianne and Derek Hough of 'Dancing with the Stars' to perform July 4 at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Wed, Mar 4th 2015 12:35 pm
On the heels of their sold-out 2014 tour, superstar siblings Julianne and Derek Hough will team up once again, dancing their way across the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino stage in their new "Move Live On Tour 2015." The pair stopped by "Good Morning America" to announce "Move Live On Tour 2015," which will head to Niagara Falls July 4.
'Zooper Saturday' to celebrate lion birthday this weekend
Wed, Mar 4th 2015 12:15 pm
The Buffalo Zoo will host a lion birthday party during the March "Zooper Saturday" event March 7. It will celebrate the second birthday of Tiberius, a male African lion who arrived at the Buffalo Zoo from Rochester in December.
Niagara County Legislature: Bipartisan anger over Obama bullet ban
Wed, Mar 4th 2015 12:15 pm
In a rare show of bipartisan anger aimed at the Obama administration, Niagara County lawmakers came together Tuesday to unanimously sponsor and pass a resolution opposing planned "executive actions" that would outlaw one of the most commonly used rifle bullets.
Portions of Niagara University campus approved as tax-free zones
Wed, Mar 4th 2015 12:15 pm
Niagara University has received unanimous approval to have 24,409 square-feet of its campus designated as a Start-Up NY tax-free zone.
Buffalo Philharmonic celebrates Beethoven with music, film, lectures, collaboration with Road Less Traveled Productions
Wed, Mar 4th 2015 07:00 am
In March, the BPO will celebrate classical music's most beloved and influential composer with a festival, including his groundbreaking Ninth Symphony.
New York State Youth Hockey Championships come to Northtown Center in Amherst
Wed, Mar 4th 2015 07:00 am
Hundreds of budding hockey stars will converge on the Northtown Center in Amherst for the New York State Youth Hockey Championships March 6-8. A total of 43 teams from across New York will compete in the tournament, including the boys' 16U and 18U tiers I and II and the girls' 16U tiers I and II.
Cuomo kicks off 'Fight For Fair Pay' campaign in Buffalo
Tue, Mar 3rd 2015 07:30 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today kicked off his "Fight for Fair Pay" campaign in Buffalo, where he was joined by labor and community leaders to rally support for the passage of his proposal to raise the statewide minimum wage to $10.50 per hour.
'LIVE with Kelly and Michael' announces its sixth annual 'Top Teacher Week'
Tue, Mar 3rd 2015 07:25 pm
This morning, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan announced "LIVE's" sixth annual "Top Teacher Week," which recognizes standout educators from across the nation. From May 4-8, "LIVE" will honor teachers who go above and beyond for their schools, communities and students.
Collins: We must stand with Israel
Tue, Mar 3rd 2015 07:15 pm
Congressman Chris Collins, R-NY-27, issued the following statement after attending today's joint session of Congress featuring Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:
House of Representatives approves Department of Homeland Security appropriations bill
Tue, Mar 3rd 2015 07:15 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, released the following statement in response to House of Representatives action on H.R. 240, the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2015:
Spring Fever Antique Fair
Tue, Mar 3rd 2015 07:15 pm
Cases of spring fever are at epidemic proportions this year. The Spring Fever Antique Fair is arriving just in time to provide the perfect cure. The Niagara Art Trail will present the third annual event Friday, March 13, and Saturday, March 14.
Tickets available for 'Breakfast with the Easter Bunny' at Buffalo Zoo
Tue, Mar 3rd 2015 03:55 pm
The Buffalo Zoo invites readers and families to celebrate Easter with the Easter Bunny and the zoo animals. The venue will host its "Breakfast with the Easter Bunny" events March 28, 29 and April 4.
Eight 'Communities of Opportunity' will strengthen links between farmers and consumers
Tue, Mar 3rd 2015 03:55 pm
Eight communities across the country will receive training and assistance to link family farmers and local residents who lack access to healthy food.
Memorial's Competitive EDGE Sports Performance program to showcase new home at open house
Tue, Mar 3rd 2015 03:55 pm
The Competitive EDGE Sports Performance Program will hold an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 12, at its new location in the Niagara Falls High School Field House.
Panepinto comments on passage of first anti-hunger legislation
Tue, Mar 3rd 2015 03:55 pm
Democrat State Sen. Marc Panepinto released the following statement on the passage of his first co-sponsored bill (S.854) combatting poverty and hunger:
As winter thaw begins, prevent ice damming and roof damage to your home
Tue, Mar 3rd 2015 03:50 pm
Worn out by the winter weather? We all are. But don't let your guard down just yet. Now that the snow and ice are beginning to melt, turn your attention to your roof.
AAA advises drivers and pedestrians as daylight saving time begins
Tue, Mar 3rd 2015 03:50 pm
With daylight saving time beginning at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 8, Americans will "spring forward" and set their clocks ahead one hour. Losing an hour of sleep and the change in daylight hours means motorists may potentially experience drowsy driving and added distractions on the road.
Higgins recognizes National Consumer Protection Week 2015
Tue, Mar 3rd 2015 10:10 am
Congressman Brian Higgins recognized National Consumer Protection Week 2015, which is a coordinated effort between federal agencies, state governments and nonprofit partner resources to inform and protect Americans about their rights as consumers.
Artpark: My Morning Jacket to perform July 22
Tue, Mar 3rd 2015 09:55 am
My Morning Jacket has announced an extensive U.S. tour in support of their new album, "The Waterfall." The band will headline the July 22 Artpark "Coors Light Wednesdays" concert series in the outdoor amphitheater.
Sabres acquire draft pick from Montreal for Brian Flynn
Mon, Mar 2nd 2015 02:25 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team acquired a fifth-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for forward Brian Flynn.
Schneiderman: $13.5 million-plus recovered for individuals through consumer assistance program since 2011
Mon, Mar 2nd 2015 10:35 am
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced that, since January 2011, his office has helped more than 17,000 people successfully resolve their consumer complaints.
Mitchell serves with Naval Facilities Engineering Command
Mon, Mar 2nd 2015 10:05 am
Naval Facilities Engineering Command Hawaii Executive Officer Capt. George N. Suther presents Utilities Program Manager Jeremy Mitchell (PW6) with NAVFAC Headquarters' Leadership Development Program certificate.
Reminder: Free short stack of pancakes at IHOP Restaurants March 3
Mon, Mar 2nd 2015 10:05 am
IHOP Restaurants nationwide are celebrating a "Decade of Giving" on the 10th anniversary of National Pancake Day, when the family-friendly restaurant will offer each guest a free short stack of its famous buttermilk pancakes.
New York's 'Reforming the Energy Vision' plan recognized as 2015 Harvard Ash Center Bright Idea
Mon, Mar 2nd 2015 10:05 am
New York's "Reforming the Energy Vision" plan has been recognized by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard University as part of its 2015 Bright Ideas program.
Panepinto seeks to generate financial awareness around National Consumer Protection Week
Mon, Mar 2nd 2015 10:05 am
State Sen. Marc Panepinto said there is a need for increased consumer awareness and protection as New Yorkers head into the 17th annual National Consumer Protection Week.
Higgins announces early March deadlines for humanities grants
Mon, Mar 2nd 2015 10:05 am
Congressman Brian Higgins announced two upcoming deadlines for educators and authors applying for funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The deadlines for NEH-funded summer seminars and institutes and the new public scholar grant program fall this week.
Buffalo City Mission's Cornerstone Manor, Mayor Brown unveil new reading program for early childhood development
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 10:45 am
Buffalo City Mission's Cornerstone Manor has unveiled its new Read 2 Dream program with the help of City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown.
Chamber Awards Gala: Lewiston Music honored as Lewiston Business of the Year
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 10:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will host its annual awards gala honoring 10 area individuals and businesses Friday, May 15, at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.
Lewiston to extend moratorium; hears on home rule legislation
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 10:00 am
The Lewiston Town Board took further measures against Quasar Energy Group of Ohio at its Monday meeting.
Tuscana offers unique, high-quality products, services
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 10:00 am
The person who coined the term "Jill of all trades" was clearly referring to Jillian Zaccarella.
DEC to hold CWM issues conference meetings
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 08:50 am
News on the CWM Siting Board front finds state Department of Environmental Conservation Chief Administrative Law Judge James T. McClymonds accepted the invitation of Youngstown First Presbyterian Church to hold its issues conference meetings in the church Fellowship Hall, 100 Church St.
Lew-Port adds two days to school calendar
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 08:35 am
The Lewiston-Porter Board of Education approved a recommendation Tuesday made by Superintendent Christopher Roser to put two days back on the 2014-15 school calendar, making up for days the school district was closed due to inclement weather.
Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce membership directory available
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce's 10th anniversary membership directory is now available at the tourism marketing and events agency office, 895 Center St., Lewiston.
ENH to host grand opening celebration for surgery center
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 08:50 pm
Eastern Niagara Hospital will host a grand-opening celebration event for its new ambulatory surgery center, located at 5875 S. Transit Road, Lockport. The event, scheduled for 2 until 7 p.m. Monday, March 2, will include tours of the facility and details of the $3 million project.
Oscar winner, UB grad Curley thanks media study professors for important career lessons
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 08:30 pm
Academy Award winner Tom Curley, BA Class of 2001, knew coming to the University at Buffalo was the right choice for him shortly after transferring from a community college in upstate New York. Curley loves movies and he says he found the demanding, yet rewarding program he was looking for at UB.
Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour elected president of New York State Sheriffs' Association
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 08:30 pm
The New York State Sheriffs' Association held elections of its board of directors at the 81st annual Winter Training Conference Tuesday at the Desmond Hotel in Albany.
Wheatfield decision sparks response from fireworks company
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 03:30 pm
Opposition has already risen in response to Wheatfield's decision to urge the Niagara County Legislature to prohibit the sale of sparklers and other novelty fireworks.
St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church: World Day of Prayer March 6
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:55 am
The Grand Island Ministerium will host a World Day of Prayer event at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church.
Home rule legislation in Wheatfield gains support
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:25 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto of Lewiston is "ready, willing and able" to support Wheatfield in its attempt to obtain state-level home rule legislation regarding the use of biosolids, he announced at Monday's Town Board meeting.
North Tonawanda council discusses new light
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:25 am
A proposal to place a traffic light at the intersection of Payne Avenue and Fredericka Street drew much discussion at North Tonawanda's Common Council work session Tuesday.