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'The Voice': What about Audrey Karrasch vs. Jamila Thompson?
Mon, Apr 22nd 2013 01:00 pm
It appears one of the most interesting "Battle Round" performances ... was one we didn't see on "The Voice" last week.
The Silo aims to be world's best
Sat, Apr 20th 2013 07:00 am
Alan Hastings has one simple goal for his Water Street eatery: He wants The Silo to be the best fast food restaurant in the world.
Moo-ving experience coming to West Street
Fri, Apr 19th 2013 07:00 am
The West Street Elementary School Parent Group annual basket auction and chicken barbecue last year was an "awesome" success, according to Co-President Jeff Haseley. Check out what's planned for this year's event.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Leuchner to receive Citizen of the Year Award
Thu, Apr 18th 2013 04:05 pm
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce has named Paul Leuchner, recipient of the Citizen of the Year Award, as Civic Person of the Year
Niagara River Anglers lure crowds to annual Smelt Festival May 3 along Lewiston waterfront
Wed, Apr 17th 2013 10:10 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce, the Village of Lewiston and The Silo Restaurant, in cooperation with the Niagara River Anglers, will celebrate one of the region's most famous natural resources as they host the Lewiston Smelt Festival on Friday, May 3, at the foot of Center Street along the Lewiston waterfront.
'The Voice' prepares for 'Battle'
Mon, Apr 15th 2013 02:00 pm
"The Voice" enters the second stage of competition this week with the start of the "Battle Rounds." Acts from each of the four squads - "Team Adam," "Team Shakira," "Team Usher" and "Team Blake" - will be paired off and asked to perform a duet of a coach-selected song. The winner will advance, while the loser may be eliminated from the show.
Pure and simple: 'The Voice' recognizes singers, voices
Mon, Apr 15th 2013 01:55 pm
INTERVIEWS: The final week of blind auditions on "The Voice" proved NBC's singing competition is no respecter of persons.
Sabres break ground on HARBORcenter
Sat, Apr 13th 2013 01:20 pm
HARBORcenter Development LLC officially broke ground Saturday on HARBORcenter, a mixed-use hockey and entertainment facility being developed on the Webster Block in downtown Buffalo, directly across Perry Street from First Niagara Center.
Youngstown trustees hear plans for waterfront, Niagara Jet Adventures
Sat, Apr 13th 2013 07:00 am
Come this summer, look for the Village of Youngstown to make its mark on the lower Niagara like no other time before.
Vincenzo's Pizza returning to Center Street
Sat, Apr 13th 2013 07:00 am
Like baking mozzarella on a pizza pie, rumors have been bubbling as to what will replace Trusello's at 742 Center St. Well, it turns out the former Vincenzo's Pizza site is about to become ... the future Vincenzo's Pizza site.
Chamber Gala: Jerry Mosey Village of Lewiston Citizen of the Year
Fri, Apr 12th 2013 11:00 pm
Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano has selected Dr. Jerry Mosey as the 2013 Village of Lewiston Citizen of the Year. With an impressive list a mile long of his work and volunteer experience, Mosey enjoys being involved and making a positive impact on area youth.
Organizers announce plans for third annual Niagara Falls Music & Art Festival
Thu, Apr 11th 2013 08:40 pm
Niagara Falls Music & Art Festival President Rick A. Crogan, volunteer Becky Marchetti and Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster spoke Thursday at a press conference announcing details for the third annual summer event, scheduled to take place this year from June 28-30.
Mihalich leaves NU for coaching position at Hofstra
Thu, Apr 11th 2013 07:25 pm
Joe Mihalich was announced as the new men's basketball coach at Hofstra University on Long Island. Mihalich had previously served 15 years as the men's basketball coach at Niagara University.
'The Voice': Monique Abbadie, Warren Stone, Audrey Karrasch and Savannah Berry are week two standouts
Mon, Apr 8th 2013 04:15 pm
INTERVIEWS: While there were many chair turns in week two of NBC's "The Voice," a fearsome foursome stood out among those advancing to the "Battle Rounds."
Chamber Gala: Claudia Andres is Youngstown Citizen of the Year
Sat, Apr 6th 2013 11:00 am
Claudia Andres was chosen by Mayor Raleigh Reynolds as recipient of the 2013 Youngstown Citizen of the Year award. Andres has been instrumental in helping provide quality programming for Youngstown, from musical programs to the annual Christmas in the Village event.
The Beach House wins Best Fish Fry contest
Sat, Apr 6th 2013 07:00 am
The Beach House has won Niagara Frontier Publications' second annual Best Fish Fry contest. Following a record number of entries, the Grand Island restaurant netted 13.1 percent of the 268 votes - more than double the tally of the second-place winners.
'The Voice': Meet Judith Hill, Mark Andrew, Cáthia and Midas Whale
Mon, Apr 1st 2013 04:20 pm
INTERVIEWS: Season four of NBC's "The Voice" kicked off with some promising singers, a former "American Idol" finalist and, well, a whale.
GNBC stages grand ballet 'Coppélia' at Artpark
Mon, Apr 1st 2013 12:30 pm
Ballet returns to Artpark after a 10-year absence with a stunning production of ballet's greatest comedy. The Greater Niagara Ballet Company brings "Coppélia" to the Artpark Mainstage Theater for two shows on Saturday, Aug. 17, at 2 and 8 p.m.
Lewiston Civic Center momentum builds
Sat, Mar 30th 2013 07:00 am
Support continues to build with favorable news heard on the proposed Town of Lewiston Civic Center.
Chamber Gala: Lewiston Citizen of the Year honorees
Sat, Mar 30th 2013 07:00 am
The Lewiston volunteers of Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center have been chosen by Town of Lewiston Supervisor Steven Reiter as Citizen of the Year.
Thousands expected to attend 'Good Friday Together' service at First Niagara Center
Thu, Mar 28th 2013 05:00 pm
The cheers coming from First Niagara Center Friday will be different than usual.

Those in attendance will be praising God, and not the blue and gold of the Buffalo Sabres.

'Psych' presents 'Clue'-themed 100th episode
Wed, Mar 27th 2013 01:10 pm
PSYCH-O's, the time has finally come. Tonight at 10 p.m., the USA Network will air the 100th episode of "Psych." The storyline pays homage to the classic '80s "whodunit" "Clue," and features cameos from Christopher Lloyd, Lesley Ann Warren and Martin Mull. Additional guest stars include Curt Smith of Tears For Fears, Steve Valentine and Garrett Morris.
DiMino Lower Niagara Running Series adds three races
Wed, Mar 27th 2013 07:00 am
The DiMino Lower Niagara Running Series is gearing up for another great running season with a generous $10,000 donation from Anthony DiMino, owner of Tops in Lewiston, and the addition of three new races.
Senate passes 'Alix's Law'
Tue, Mar 26th 2013 08:35 am
On Monday, the New York State Senate passed "Alix's Law," sponsored by Sen. Patrick M. Gallivan, R-C-I-Elma, to close a legal loophole and hold intoxicated drivers accountable for leaving the scene of an accident.
Town Hall American Bistro: Brunch is back
Mon, Mar 25th 2013 04:15 pm
Town Hall, an upscale bistro in Lewiston, opened during the USA Today/Rand McNally "Best of the Road" mega food tour last June. The addition gave us all yet another option for dining on Center Street.
NBC turns 'Revolution' back on
Mon, Mar 25th 2013 10:40 am
The Monday after Thanksgiving, the lights went out on "Revolution."

Fans of the freshman NBC action-adventure have been in the dark - much like the characters on the show - and unsure about what the future holds for Charlie, Danny, Miles and Monroe. Tonight, the Peacock Network fires the power back up, bringing "Revolution" back for the first of 10 new episodes in a row.

Chamber Gala: Town of Porter Citizen of the Year
Sat, Mar 23rd 2013 07:00 am
Bill and Jean Siddall (pictured) have been chosen by the Town of Porter Supervisor Merton K. Wiepert as the recipients of the 2013 Town of Porter Citizen of the Year award. The couple leads an active schedule of community service, dedicated to making this area of Niagara County a great place to live.
Eddie Money returns to Niagara Falls for Bear's Den concert
Fri, Mar 22nd 2013 01:40 pm
PREVIEW: There are four things Eddie Money wants you to know before you seen him in concert tonight (8 p.m., Seneca Niagara Casino).
Gordon Ramsay opens 'Hell's Kitchen' for 11th season
Sat, Mar 16th 2013 07:00 am
INTERVIEW: You'd think chef Gordon Ramsay would've had enough by now.

In 10 seasons, most of the contestants on "Hell's Kitchen" demonstrated they couldn't make risotto or properly cook beef Wellington.

Big, fresh changes coming to DiMino Tops Lewiston
Sat, Mar 16th 2013 07:00 am
Shoppers at DiMino Tops Lewiston have begun to notice some changes to their supermarket. Owner Anthony DiMino said the best is yet to come.
Lewiston/Niagara Relay For Life kicks off for 2013
Fri, Mar 15th 2013 07:00 pm
It was a celebration of past successes and plans for the future, as Relay For Life of Lewiston/Niagara recognized top contributors for 2012 and set the stage for 2013 at a breakfast kick-off Saturday morning at Water Street Landing in Lewiston.
Artpark celebrates 40 years with anniversary gala June 1
Tue, Mar 12th 2013 03:00 pm
Artpark in Lewiston is kicking off its 40th anniversary season with a gala evening on Saturday, June 1. The celebration event will take place in the scenic Outdoor Amphitheater area overlooking the Niagara River gorge. The evening will be highlighted by entertainment and a gala dinner.
Cuomo: Construction of new ramp to improve gateway connection between U.S. and Canada at Peace Bridge in Buffalo
Fri, Mar 8th 2013 03:15 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Friday that New York will construct a new traffic ramp that will connect the U.S. Peace Bridge Plaza directly to the northbound Thruway I-190. The new ramp is part of the New York Gateway Connections improvement project, which will reconfigure access to the U.S. Peace Bridge Plaza, reducing congestion and improving traffic flow for both commercial and private vehicles.
Assembly budget proposal restores $120 million to help protect New Yorkers with developmental disabilities
Fri, Mar 8th 2013 02:55 pm
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Mental Health Committee Chair Aileen Gunther announced the Assembly's budget proposal would restore $120 million in critical funding to the state Office of People with Developmental Disabilities for services provided by nonprofit organizations that serve individuals with developmental disabilities.

The programs and services provided through non-profits under the auspices of OPWDD help improve the quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities. These programs help to develop home, personal, behavioral, recreational and social skills to ensure greater independence in their day-to-day lives. In order to ensure these services are not compromised, the Assembly proposes to restore $120 million to mitigate the governor's proposed 6 percent rate reduction to nonprofit providers.

'Grimm': Nick, Renard set to battle
Fri, Mar 8th 2013 02:25 pm
INTERVIEWS: Nick has had enough. When "Grimm" returns with the second half of its second season (beginning tonight), he and Renard will have a good, old-fashioned brawl.
'Psych': Tim Omundson and Maggie Lawson talk season seven, clicking together from day one
Wed, Mar 6th 2013 06:35 pm
INTERVIEW: "Psych's" "B Team" is grade-A quality. Timothy Omundson (Det. Carlton Lassiter) and Maggie Lawson (Det. Juliet O'Hara) are no one's second banana.
Billy Idol, Joan Jett kick off 'Tuesday in the Park' at Artpark
Wed, Mar 6th 2013 03:15 pm
Rocker Billy Idol will ignite the summer concert season at Artpark on June 4, kicking off "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park." One week later, Joan Jett and The Blackhearts are slated to take the Outdoor Amphitheater stage. Tickets go on sale March 15.
Buffalo-Niagara 'Springs It On,' donating $72,500 in 24-hour giving event
Sat, Mar 2nd 2013 03:45 pm
The Western New York community once again demonstrated its generosity as 1,307 donors contributed $72,549 to a diverse group of non-profit organizations that participated in "Spring It On," the area's first 24-hour fundraising event held March 1.
Lewiston addresses transparency regarding proposed rec/senior center
Sat, Mar 2nd 2013 07:00 am
Discussion topics at Monday's Lewiston Town Board session were numerous and varied. A big one concerned the proposed Town of Lewiston Community Recreation and Senior Services Center.
Lions celebrate 60 years of service
Fri, Mar 1st 2013 12:50 pm
The Town of Niagara Lions Club celebrated its 60th anniversary at Antonio's Banquet Hall in Niagara Falls.
 


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