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ChrisFit Fest debuts in Lewiston
Mon, Jun 17th 2013 07:00 am
ChrisFit Health & Wellness will host its first "ChrisFit Fest" from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., on Sunday, June 23. The fitness festival will feature a 5K and kids run, and offer an opportunity to access a range of free information on fitness and nutrition. It will take place at Academy Park in the Village of Lewiston.
Mark Daul: This Father's Day, take a dad fishing
Sat, Jun 15th 2013 07:00 am
The picture you see here is of my third oldest son Joe, showing off one of his 3-pound walleye caught at Chautauqua Lake last week.
Wheatfield Nitro softball team does well at Fort Niagara
Thu, Jun 13th 2013 01:40 pm
The Wheatfield Nitro 10U girls travel softball team came off a very strong weekend at the battle in the recent Fort Niagara Tournament.
Community Missions golfs 'fore' a cause
Wed, Jun 12th 2013 02:50 pm
Community Missions of Niagara Frontier will hold its annual "Par Fore a Mission Golf Classic" on Monday, July 8, at the Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course in Lewiston.
Harry Neale honored with Foster Hewitt Memorial Award
Tue, Jun 11th 2013 01:40 pm
Harry Neale, Buffalo Sabres broadcaster and longtime hockey analyst, has been selected to receive the Foster Hewitt Memorial Award, the most prestigious award given to hockey broadcasters. He will be formally recognized by the Hockey Hall of Fame in a ceremony this fall.
More than 40 million minutes of Stanley Cup Playoffs live streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra
Tue, Jun 11th 2013 01:30 pm
More than 40 million minutes of the Stanley Cup Playoffs have been live streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra - the NBC Sports Group's live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets - according to Adobe Site Catalyst.
Mother Nature claims June 7 events at Ransomville Speedway
Mon, Jun 10th 2013 11:10 pm
Despite persistent efforts to wait out Mother Nature, it was not to be, as the management of Ransomville Speedway was forced to cancel the racing program on Friday. Heavy rains on Thursday followed by a constant morning drizzle resulted in saturated grounds at the Western New York half-mile.
More than 5,500 take part in Susan G. Komen Western New York Race for the Cure
Mon, Jun 10th 2013 02:50 pm
The scene around Delaware Park was a sea of pink Saturday as more than 5,500 participated in this year's Susan G. Komen Western New York Race for the Cure. Teams of runners and walkers raised more than $430,000 to date in the fight against breast cancer, with more donations expected as additional fundraising continues.
Kick off summer with 'Fitness in the Parks'
Mon, Jun 10th 2013 02:50 pm
YMCA Buffalo Niagara is pleased to once again team up with Independent Health to offer "Fitness in the Parks." This free community exercise program allows participants to enjoy the Buffalo weather without having to skip a workout.
Porter summer rec program to begin July 1
Mon, Jun 10th 2013 07:00 am
The Town of Porter has announced that its summer recreation program will get underway on Monday, July 1, and continue to Thursday, Aug. 8. The program will operate Monday through Friday between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at W.H. Stevenson Elementary School in Ransomville and is open to children entering first grade and continuing to grade 10.
Special Olympics NY invites Western New York to cheer on athletes at 2013 State Summer Games at UB
Fri, Jun 7th 2013 10:25 pm
Special Olympics New York invites Western New Yorkers of all ages to come out to the University at Buffalo June 14 and 15 to cheer on the 1,800 athletes and coaches from the region and across the state competing in the annual State Summer Games.
John Koelmel hired as president of HARBORcenter
Thu, Jun 6th 2013 04:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced the hiring of John Koelmel as president of HARBORcenter, the mixed-use hockey and entertainment facility currently under construction on the Webster Block in downtown Buffalo.
13 Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame inductees announced
Thu, Jun 6th 2013 04:00 pm
The Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame has introduced its 13-member class of 2013. This is the 23rd class to be inducted into the Hall of Fame since its inception in 1991. Total membership now stands at 267.
'Homerun for Hospice' raises more than $2,000 for Niagara Hospice
Tue, Jun 4th 2013 12:05 pm
Amid drenching rain and unseasonably cold temperatures, baseball teams from Depew, Lewiston-Porter, Starpoint and Wilson followed through on their commitment and played in the "Homerun for Hospice" tournament. The event raised an impressive $2,137.80 for Niagara Hospice.
2013 American Diabetes Association Tour de Cure Buffalo has $394,000 goal
Mon, Jun 3rd 2013 06:25 pm
More than 800 riders have registered for this Saturday's 22nd annual American Diabetes Association Tour de Cure Buffalo. Organizers hope to raise at least $394,000.
Cabela's announces plans for Cheektowaga store
Mon, Jun 3rd 2013 06:25 pm
Cabela's Inc., the "World's Foremost Outfitter" of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, announced today plans to bring the Cabela's retail experience to customers in Cheektowaga.
Niagara River Region Chamber to host fourth golf classic June 24
Sat, Jun 1st 2013 11:10 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will present the River Region Chamber Golf Classic on Monday, June 24, at Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course.
Mark Daul: Water witches around Lewiston and Porter areas
Sat, Jun 1st 2013 07:00 am
OK, you don't need an imagination here; what I am going to tell you I believe is true.
Buffalo Sabres sign forward Colin Jacobs
Fri, May 31st 2013 09:00 am
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier announced late Thursday that the Sabres signed forward Colin Jacobs to a three-year, entry-level contract.
2013 NHL Stanley Cup Conference Finals on NBC and NBC Sports Network to feature past four Stanley Cup champions
Thu, May 30th 2013 05:10 pm
NBC Sports Group's presentation of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs continues with the Eastern and Western Conference Finals featuring the Pittsburgh Penguins (No. 1 seed and 2009 Stanley Cup Champions) vs. the Boston Bruins (No. 4 seed and 2011 Stanley Cup Champions), and the Chicago Blackhawks (No. 1 seed and 2010 Stanley Cup Champions) vs. the Los Angeles Kings (No. 5 seed and 2012 Stanley Cup Champions).
St. Peter's Lutheran and Niagara Power Baseball team up
Thu, May 30th 2013 04:25 pm
During the month of June, St. Peter's Lutheran Church of Sanborn and the Niagara Power baseball team of Niagara Falls will join together to impact the local community.
Niagara-Wheatfield team's cause is autism
Thu, May 30th 2013 04:20 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield junior varsity girls softball team with the help of the high school marketing class raised $1,420 for this year's cause of autism.
DEC announces new record set for brook trout
Thu, May 30th 2013 03:25 pm
Rick Beauchamp, of Mayfield, Fulton County, is the new holder of the state record for brook trout after catching a six-pound, 22.5-inch brook trout in Silver Lake on May 16, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced Thursday.
Buffalo ranks 23rd on annual fit cities list
Thu, May 30th 2013 01:20 pm
Buffalo ranked 23rd in the American College of Sport Medicine's American Fitness Index, which measures the health and community fitness status of the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S.
Get hooked on Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo
Thu, May 30th 2013 01:10 pm
Calling all fishing and outdoor sports vendors: "Get hooked" on the first-ever Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo, to be held at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, on Jan. 24-26, 2014. The expo promises to be the largest event of its kind in Niagara County, with more than 125 regional vendors from the U.S. and Canada, live fish, animal displays and larger outdoor retailers expected.
Towne BMW works with NPSL
Sat, May 25th 2013 02:05 pm
Representatives of the Niagara Pioneer Soccer League recently presented Towne BMW MINI with this display made by Hadley Exhibits of Buffalo. Towne is the first company to sponsor all of the NPSL travel teams jerseys. Hadley donated the beautiful display.
Possum or opossum?
Sat, May 25th 2013 07:00 am
Possum or opossum, whichever you want to use is your choice. I am not a "grammarist" by any means, so let's stick with possum.
WNED-TV to highlight binational baseball partnership
Fri, May 24th 2013 07:25 pm
This year, a new chapter was be written in sports history as the Buffalo Bisons began a new affiliation with the Toronto Blue Jays.
'Giants of Radio' special to air on WBBZ-TV
Fri, May 24th 2013 06:55 pm
Bob Koshinski, vice president and general manager of WBBZ-TV, has announced the special telecast of "Giants of Radio."
Anglers visit Niagara USA
Fri, May 24th 2013 03:20 pm
The Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp. helped to land some big ones in the outdoor media world. Writers from top outdoor publications including Field and Stream, Bassmaster and The Outdoor Channel visited this spring.
Big R: Burley, Wills, Dell, Stone, Senek win
Fri, May 24th 2013 03:10 pm
A total of 98 cars filled the pit area Friday, May 17, at Ransomville Speedway, set to entertain a grandstand full of race fans. It was a picture-perfect day, weather-wise, as bright blue skies greeted all who entered the half-mile dirt oval.
Renowned adventurer to lead gorge hike and talk
Mon, May 20th 2013 02:05 pm
The New York State Office of Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation, in partnership with Old Falls Street and the Comfort Inn The Pointe, will host the 2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis.
Sabres sign John Scott to one-year extension
Mon, May 20th 2013 01:35 pm
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier today announced that the team has signed forward John Scott to a one-year contract extension.
Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame offers support to local amateur athletes
Fri, May 17th 2013 08:35 am
The Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame, through its amateur sports development fund, is making an $11,000 donation to support the following amateur athletic organizations: Touching Base Softball League of Erie County Inc., Gloria J. Parks Community Center, Amherst Youth Basketball, Mary Queen of Angels School, WNY Sting, Rachel Jager, West Side International Soccer and Depew Lancaster Boys and Girls Club.
2013 NHL Stanley Cup conference semifinals on NBC, NBC Sports Network, CNBC
Tue, May 14th 2013 05:20 pm
NBC Sports Group's presentation of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs continues with the Eastern Conference and Western Conference semifinals.
Nancy Price Run
Mon, May 13th 2013 09:40 am
About 125 runners and walkers came to Youngstown Saturday, May 11, for the 19th annual Nancy Price 5K Race and Walk.
German brown trout and King Salmon at LOC Derby
Sat, May 11th 2013 07:00 am
The picture you see here was taken at Fox BoyZ Marina (the old Petroy Marina) in Youngstown. Fox BoyZ is one of 18 weigh stations spread across the Lake Ontario counties of New York state for the annual spring Lake Ontario Counties Derby (
The nicest bunch of people on two wheels
Sat, May 11th 2013 07:00 am
Niagara Freewheelers Bicycle Touring Club has been pedaling across town since 1991 when Virginia and Bill Stewart founded the bike club. Now, more than 20 years later, with more than 300 rides scheduled a year and a member base close to 300, it's obvious on this club's direction.
Buffalo Sabres: Rolston named head coach
Tue, May 7th 2013 08:45 am
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier today announced that Ron Rolston has been named the head coach of the Sabres, after serving as the club's interim head coach since Feb. 20.
56th season opener at Ransomville Speedway
Sat, May 4th 2013 11:50 am
It was an amazing start to the 56th season opener at Ransomville Speedway. Pistide, 115 cars and a packed grandstand made this season start one for the record books. Suffice to say, Stan Friesen would be proud.

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