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'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 (www.LOC.org).
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.
The Hickory Grill to open May 10
Sat, May 4th 2013 07:00 am
Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Club has announced its clubhouse restaurant, The Hickory Grill, will open for the season on Friday, May 10.
Young racer follows in dad's tire tracks
Thu, May 2nd 2013 12:20 pm
This Friday will be better than Christmas for 17-year-old Zach Nash.

The Town of Niagara teenager practically hums with excitement as he talks about his debut race in his own car at Ransomville Speedway.

5th annual 'Run with the Rapids' 5K Race scheduled for May 18
Thu, May 2nd 2013 09:10 am
The fifth annual "Run with the Rapids" 5K Race will be held on Saturday, May 18, in downtown Niagara Falls. This USA Track & Field-sanctioned race will benefit the Downtown Niagara Falls Business Association.
Niagara USA to host national fishing media
Wed, May 1st 2013 12:15 pm
The Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp. helped to land some "big ones" in the outdoor media world. National media will be in town next week for some of the area's stellar spring fishing.
First Paddles Up Niagara '13 meeting held
Fri, Apr 26th 2013 02:25 pm
The next Paddles Up Niagara will promote Grand Island at the eighth annual edition of the signature event of the Niagara River Greenway Commission.
Gallagher plays in Bowman Cup
Fri, Apr 26th 2013 02:20 pm
Ty Gallagher of Grand Island played defense for the Buffalo Senior All-Stars in the 2013 Bowman Cup at First Niagara Center.
CBS online platforms to offer extensive second screen experience for 2013 NFL Draft
Thu, Apr 25th 2013 02:40 pm
CBSSports.com will offer an extensive second screen experience for the 2013 NFL Draft with "Draft Show Live," featuring live programming online and on the CBS Sports mobile app throughout all three days of the event.
Sabres Green Team to plant trees at Martin Luther King Jr. Park
Thu, Apr 25th 2013 02:25 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced the Sabres Green Team will join the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy to plant 23 trees at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Buffalo on Saturday, May 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Shotwell in Bowman Cup
Sat, Apr 20th 2013 07:00 am
Goaltender Tyler Shotwell of the Lewiston-Porter Varsity Lancers makes a save on Rochester in the Bowman Cup at First Niagara Center on Monday, April 15.
Pittsburgh-Boston NHL game pushed to Saturday; Buffalo-Pittsburgh game moved to Tuesday
Fri, Apr 19th 2013 06:55 pm
The game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins scheduled for tonight at TD Garden has been postponed, the National Hockey League announced today.
Sabres' 'Fan Appreciation Night' goes digital
Fri, Apr 19th 2013 06:40 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced a new component of its popular "Fan Appreciation Night" promotion by offering fans watching from home a chance to win prizes along with fans in attendance at the Sabres-Islanders game on April 26. "Fan Appreciation Night Goes Digital" will enable fans to win one of three premium prizes by watching the game broadcast on MSG.
Alex Friesen Summer Nationals a must-attend
Fri, Apr 19th 2013 02:15 pm
The Alex Friesen Summer Nationals is a highly coveted event within the northeast short track modified fold. Offering some of the biggest paydays for the 358 Modified competitors, the Alex Friesen Summer Nationals is a must-attend event on many calendars.
Run for Boston
Fri, Apr 19th 2013 02:15 pm
To honor the victims of the Boston Marathon tragedy, the Newfane Saturday Running Group will host a 2.6-mile run/walk/bike/roll on Saturday, April 20, starting at 9 a.m.
 


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