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Salmon School gives in-depth training at Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo
Tue, Dec 15th 2015 03:25 pm
The Lake Ontario Trout and Salmon Association will host its ninth annual Salmon School Jan. 23, 2016, as part of the annual Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo, at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Schneiderman reaches settlement with 30 online retailers that used Amazon to sell realistic-looking toy guns
Tue, Dec 15th 2015 03:10 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced settlement agreements with 30 online retailers from across the country that sold illegal toy guns to consumers in New York. The toy guns in question violate a state law that prohibits the sale of imitation weapons, which are toy guns that look too much like real guns.
Old Falls Street hosts 'Family Fun New Year's Eve' celebration
Tue, Dec 15th 2015 07:00 am
Old Falls Street, USA, is inviting families to ring in the New Year with a host of family-friendly activities inside The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St., from 6-10 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31.
Maid of the Mist wins National Tour Association gold award
Mon, Dec 14th 2015 04:50 pm
Courier, the official monthly magazine for members of the National Tour Association, has announced the Maid of the Mist Corp. won a 2016 Distinguished Dozen gold award in the Sightseeing Cruise Company category.
Sabres hosting winter clothing drive
Mon, Dec 14th 2015 04:20 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will again host a winter clothing drive at three home games during the month of December.
Buffalo History Museum announces new exhibit
Mon, Dec 14th 2015 03:50 pm
On "M&T Third Friday," Dec 18, The Buffalo History Museum will premiere its new exhibit, "Quilts: Techniques and Styles."
More Than Me reunion show to benefit Food Bank of WNY
Mon, Dec 14th 2015 03:15 pm
More Than Me is proud to announce a long-awaited reunion show to benefit the Food Bank of WNY. The show will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 23, at the Studio @ Waiting Room, 334 Delaware Ave., Buffalo.
Lewiston seniors active at holidays
Mon, Dec 14th 2015 03:00 pm
The Lewiston Senior Center has been busy lately.
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. selects contractor for improved bike ferry landing and marina improvements
Mon, Dec 14th 2015 02:55 pm
The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. board of directors met today and approved the selection of Buffalo contractor Pinto Construction Services Inc. to make improvements to the Queen City Bike Ferry landing on Buffalo's Outer Harbor.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue adoption event at Northtown Subaru
Mon, Dec 14th 2015 02:55 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will hold an adoption event from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at Northtown Subaru, 3675 Sheridan Drive, Amherst.
Buffalo Zoo receives state funds for Reptile House renovation
Mon, Dec 14th 2015 02:50 pm
The Buffalo Zoo has been awarded a grant of $500,000 as part of the funding package received by the Western New York Regional Economic Development Council.
Schneiderman invites New Yorkers to submit Internet speed data as part of Internet provider probe
Mon, Dec 14th 2015 02:50 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced his office has launched an online form where New Yorkers can test and then submit data on the Internet speeds they are receiving at home.
ECC, Journey's End educate refugees through 'Make a Connection' program partnership
Mon, Dec 14th 2015 02:50 pm
In recent years, Western New York has experienced an influx of refugees from war-torn countries. But as they continue to successfully resettle in Buffalo annually, many are too old to enroll in the Buffalo Public School system and receive the remediation necessary to thrive forward with further education.
Ortt, AT&T, Niagara County Veterans Service Agency help Cell Phones For Soldiers provide troops with free calls home for the holidays
Mon, Dec 14th 2015 02:50 pm
Just in time for the holidays, state Sen. Robert Ortt, AT&T and Niagara County Veterans Service Agency are proud to announce that, with the help of the community, more than 900 gently used mobile devices have been collected over the past month and are being donated to Cell Phones For Soldiers.
Poloncarz, Kennedy, Ryan announce NYS grant to assist in Bethlehem Steel site redevelopment
Mon, Dec 14th 2015 02:50 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz joined state Sen. Tim Kennedy (63rd District) and Assemblyman Sean Ryan (149th District) to announce Erie County was awarded $2.286 million in funding through the New York State Consolidated Funding Application program.
Monsignor Moran retires as Youngstown pastor
Sat, Dec 12th 2015 09:05 am
Parishioners at St. Bernard's RC Church in Youngstown were saddened and shocked last weekend as longtime pastor Monsignor J. Thomas Moran announced he would be retiring as the year ends.
Wanted: Your holiday photos
Sat, Dec 12th 2015 07:05 am
Does your home have so many lights hung that it can be seen from outer space?
Grand Island: Community celebrates retiring library director
Sat, Dec 12th 2015 07:00 am
A large and appreciative group came to a reception Dec. 7 at the Grand Island Memorial Library to celebrate Lynn Konovitz's 32 years as library director and to wish him well on his upcoming retirement.
Army Corps reviews alternative No. 4 plan for IWCS
Sat, Dec 12th 2015 07:00 am
"We now have a path forward; we're now ready to take this to the next level."
Lewiston officials christen new ice rink season
Sat, Dec 12th 2015 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees presented the Town of Lewiston Council with a check for $5,000 Wednesday to support the Lewiston Family Ice Rink. Following the presentation inside the refurbished warming tent, elected leaders cut a ribbon to officially begin the new season of outdoor skating at Academy Park.
Board reviews money matters in Village of Youngstown
Sat, Dec 12th 2015 07:00 am
With the holiday season upon us, everyone seems to be discussing ways to save money. The Youngstown Village Board is no exception.
Spirit of giving at Upper Mountain Fire Co.
Sat, Dec 12th 2015 07:00 am
The Ministry of Health of Belize, a small country in Central America, has been underfunded for decades. Many of the health services we enjoy in the United States - like ambulances - are nonexistent.
Grand Island: Zoning Code is debated
Sat, Dec 12th 2015 07:00 am
The Town of Grand Island is under assault by developers, said Paul Koppmann, speaking at a public hearing on a proposed amendment to the Grand Island Town Code on R-2 zoning at the Dec. 7 Town Board meeting.
Police chiefs request governor pass SUNY police pension bill
Fri, Dec 11th 2015 07:25 pm
University at Buffalo Police Chief Gerald W. Schoenle Jr. is leading a call by the State University of New York Police Chiefs Association asking Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to sign a bill that would help university police departments retain campus police officers.
Sabres announce 'Report Card Nights' ticket promotion
Fri, Dec 11th 2015 07:25 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will host "Sabres Report Card Nights" for Buffalo's games on Tuesday, Dec. 15, against the New Jersey Devils and Thursday, Dec. 17, against the Anaheim Ducks. Both games are scheduled for 7 p.m.
Buffalo Sabres to sell autographed light-up holiday ornaments for charity
Fri, Dec 11th 2015 07:25 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will again provide fans a chance to do some holiday shopping while supporting the Buffalo Sabres Foundation with the return of the annual autographed light-up ornament surprise.
'Four Falls of Buffalo' relives Bills Super Bowl years
Fri, Dec 11th 2015 06:35 pm
The North Park Theatre in Buffalo was the setting for the ESPN Films "30 for 30" series premier of "Four Falls of Buffalo." The movie traces the historic journey of the four Buffalo Bills Super Bowl appearances - the highs and the lows.
Sheriffs warn area residents of 'IRS' scam
Fri, Dec 11th 2015 06:30 pm
If someone calls you saying they're from the IRS and demanding money to resolve a tax debt, don't believe it. "It's 100 percent scam," said Capt. Gregory Savage, head of the detectives bureau for the Erie County Sheriff's Department.
Hard Rock Cafe awarded Gold in Courier's 2016 Distinguished Dozen
Fri, Dec 11th 2015 03:40 pm
Hard Rock Cafe is taking 2016 by storm after winning big in the National Tour Association's Courier magazine Distinguished Dozen awards program. Hard Rock Cafe took home the Gold Award in the Group-Friendly Restaurant category.
Cutest Christmas pageant ever
Fri, Dec 11th 2015 10:50 am
The kids stole the show at Theatre in the Mist's annual Christmas play last weekend at Stella Niagara Education Park in Lewiston.
Local hero talks to Meadow students about war experience and life
Fri, Dec 11th 2015 10:50 am
North Tonawanda Meadow Elementary teacher Judy Hagan can still remember Tim Payne as a little boy when she taught at Gilmore Elementary more than 20 years ago.
Wheatfield: Residents unite against dehydration station
Fri, Dec 11th 2015 10:50 am
The Wheatfield Town Board and residents discussed Monday how to deal with the ongoing concern of the dehydration station set to be constructed off Liberty Drive, as well as National Fuel's compressor station planned for Pendleton.
In the holiday spirit: Winter Walk offers family-friendly activities
Fri, Dec 11th 2015 10:50 am
On Saturday, Dec. 5, residents of North Tonawanda and Western New York gathered around Webster Street to partake in the annual Gateway Cities Winter Walk.
UB takes a bite out of the Empire State
Fri, Dec 11th 2015 10:20 am
Campus Dining and Shops rolled out four new Pride of New York vending machines at the start of the fall semester, each stocked with items made or produced in New York.
Scibilia making his mark in music industry
Fri, Dec 11th 2015 09:30 am
There are particular artists whose musical background shines through in their artistry. In the case of Marc Scibilia, that could not be any truer.
Casa Antica hosts food drive; donate and enter to win
Thu, Dec 10th 2015 05:40 pm
Now through Dec. 18, Casa Antica is collecting nonperishable food items, which will be donated to the St. Vincent de Paul Society via St. Peter R.C. Church.
'Santa Land' returns to Chestnut Ridge Park
Thu, Dec 10th 2015 05:00 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined Thursday by members of the Erie County Parks Department, representatives of the Orchard Park Recreation Department, and Santa Claus, to announce the return of "Santa Land" to Chestnut Ridge this weekend.
Cuomo: More than $2 billion in economic development resources awarded
Thu, Dec 10th 2015 05:00 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced $2.25 billion in economic and community development funding has been awarded through round five of the Regional Economic Development Council initiative and the Upstate Revitalization Initiative.
Home demolition makes way for new playground at St. Peter's R.C. School
Thu, Dec 10th 2015 05:00 pm
Students at St. Peter's R.C. School will have a welcome addition when they start the school year next fall: A new playground.
'Sabres UnPucked' event returns in January with Kelsea Ballerini
Thu, Dec 10th 2015 05:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will host the third annual "Sabres UnPucked" event from 7-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, at (716) Food and Sport.
 

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