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With steals in play, coaches share the wealth on 'The Voice'
Mon, Oct 28th 2013 07:00 am
"The Voice" gives new meaning to '"lose the battle, win the war" - at least for those singers who are "stolen" in the show's "Battle" and "Knockout" rounds. For these performers, a loss in a head-to-head competition eliminated them from one team, and led to their selection by a second team.
Interview: 'Grimm' is a joy for actress Bitsie Tulloch
Fri, Oct 25th 2013 07:00 am
A Portland cop with ancient powers battles shape-shifting wesen while trying to lead a normal life alongside his best friend (who is, basically, the Big Bad Wolf), and his longtime girlfriend (who, for many months, had boyfriend-specific amnesia).

It might be called "Grimm," but it's undeniably fun to watch.

Becoming sensitive to dementia
Thu, Oct 24th 2013 10:05 pm
We pulled on plastic gloves with the fingertips filled with corn kernels, donned glasses that distorted our vision and tried to follow and write down a series of instructions delivered only once while the room was darkened and distracting noise was broadcast.
'The Voice': Coaches call Kat a contender
Mon, Oct 21st 2013 11:25 am
As "The Voice" narrowed its field of competitors almost in half during the "Battle Rounds," coaches Adam Levine, CeeLo Green, Christina Aguilera and Blake Shelton began to identify standout singers. In the second episode of the show's second round, Kat Robichaud was branded as one to watch after she triumphed over R. Anthony.
'Battle' continues on 'The Voice'
Mon, Oct 21st 2013 11:20 am
No matter the season, the coaches or the competitors, one thing remains constant on "The Voice": The "Battle Rounds" are super entertaining for the audience and completely awkward for the singers.
Honoring our nation's heroes
Fri, Oct 18th 2013 08:30 pm
State Sen. George Maziarz escorted 27 local veterans to Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, on his Western New York Heroes Flight. Most were World War II veterans, but a few Korean War vets also were included.
Connor Middle School: 'Wizard of Oz' opens
Thu, Oct 17th 2013 06:25 pm
Connor Middle School students have known all summer that they would stage "The Wizard of Oz" for their autumn musical this year.
Goal oriented
Thu, Oct 17th 2013 05:30 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield High School's soccer team has one Niagara Frontier League game left before heading into the sectionals.
Dominique Wilkins, 'Human Highlight Reel,' targets diabetes in Niagara Falls
Tue, Oct 15th 2013 11:55 pm
Dominique Wilkins provided guests at the Niagara Falls Culinary Center with diabetes education and prevention tips.
Coaches: Grey 'has what it takes' to win 'The Voice'
Mon, Oct 14th 2013 10:45 am
"50 Shades of Grey" may be all the rage in Hollywood, but it only took one performance from Grey the singer to convince three coaches she can win season five of "The Voice." On the fifth and final night of the blind auditions, Grey's rendition of Kelly Clarkson's hit "Catch My Breath" drew "I Want You" chair turns from Adam Levine, CeeLo Green and Blake Shelton (who, in fact, turned a full 360 degrees).
Wearable Art Show to benefit Aquarium of Niagara
Sat, Oct 12th 2013 07:00 am
A Wearable Art Fashion Show to benefit the Aquarium of Niagara will take place Thursday, Oct. 17, from 6 to 10 p.m. at Wine on Third.
Video: Flight of Five restoration project commences in Lockport
Thu, Oct 10th 2013 07:30 pm
Lockport Mayor Michael W. Tucker joined federal, state and local dignitaries Oct. 9 to mark the beginning of restoration of the famed Erie Canal Flight of Five Locks. Remarks were made during a community celebration on Canal Street in the heart of downtown Lockport.
Video: Niagara University cuts ribbon on B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences
Wed, Oct 9th 2013 11:50 pm
"This truly is a historic day at Niagara University, one that will forever change the scientific research and teaching that happens on our campus."
Q-and-A: James Spader talks NBC's 'The Blacklist'
Mon, Oct 7th 2013 05:10 pm
James Spader could teach a master class on villainy.
'The Voice': Briana Cuoco makes a 'Big Bang' of her own
Mon, Oct 7th 2013 02:40 pm
As it turns out, "The Voice" can work just as well for a singer with good looks and a well-known name as it can for those vocalists without those advantages.
'The Voice': Meet week-two standouts James Irwin, Olivia Henken, Monika Leigh and Will Champlin
Mon, Oct 7th 2013 02:35 pm
If there was a theme for "The Voice" in week two of the blind auditions, it was second chances.
Village of Lewiston: Tom George calls it a career
Sat, Oct 5th 2013 11:00 am
Iconic restaurateur Tom George retired this week after 44 years of serving Lewiston's best bagel sandwiches and chili-cheeseburgers. His last day at The Villa Coffee House was Monday.
Dory Trading Post announces new 'Autumn Beautiful' contest
Sat, Oct 5th 2013 08:00 am
Don't look now, but there's a new contest that's open to residents from all over the northern Niagara region.
Marble Orchard Ghost Walks make a spirited October
Sat, Oct 5th 2013 07:00 am
It's that time of year again: The leaves are falling, the cool crisp of autumn is in the air, and the Marble Orchard Ghost Walks are setting the stage for the October season of spooky festivities.
Schneiderman, DiNapoli announce arrest of Town of Niagara Supervisor Steven Richards
Fri, Oct 4th 2013 03:40 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today announced the arrest of Steven C. Richards, the Town of Niagara supervisor, for "engaging in an ongoing scheme to steal town property and use town employees and equipment for his own personal gain." The Joint Task Force on Public Integrity is a cooperative effort between Schneiderman's and DiNapoli's offices to "root out public corruption and maximize the resources of each office."
Fashion Outlets expansion is a go
Wed, Oct 2nd 2013 11:55 pm
The Town of Niagara Town Board on Tuesday jubilantly gave final approval for the expansion of Fashion Outlets of Niagara.
'The Voice': Meet standout singers Kat Robichaud, Donna Allen, Josh Logan and Matthew Schuler
Mon, Sep 30th 2013 04:20 pm
Season five of NBC's "The Voice" kicked off with rousing performances from a new batch of singers eager to work with coaches Adam Levine, CeeLo Green, Christina Aguilera and Blake Shelton. Among the week-one standouts, audiences met:
'The Voice': Meet standout singers Holly Henry, Destinee Quinn and E.G. Daily
Mon, Sep 30th 2013 04:20 pm
Season five of NBC's "The Voice" kicked off with rousing performances from a new batch of singers eager to work with coaches Adam Levine, CeeLo Green, Christina Aguilera and Blake Shelton. Among the week-one standouts, audiences met:
Audiences will want to be part of 'The Blacklist'
Sat, Sep 21st 2013 04:40 pm
FBI agent Elizabeth Keen's first day on the job will be extraordinary.

Whether it's one she'll want to remember, or one to forget, that's another story.

Stacy Clark continues rise to stardom with new EP, 'Days Into Nights'
Sat, Sep 21st 2013 04:35 pm
The feeling of a red carpet beneath the feet of a Grand Islander is simply as foreign as the feeling of the lunar surface. To put it bluntly, the limelight does not shine on the Island; it would rather shine on the international music centers of the nation - like Nashville or Los Angeles - to find the next big music star.
'Sleepy Hollow' is a blast from the past - literally
Mon, Sep 16th 2013 10:00 am
In "Sleepy Hollow," super-producers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci have taken the legendary Ichabod Crane and his nemesis, the Headless Horseman, and brought them across two-and-a-half centuries of time.
'Burn Notice': What will become of Michael Westen?
Thu, Sep 12th 2013 02:50 pm
This is it! Jeffrey Donovan and Bruce Campbell talk about the series finale.
Interview: It's Luca vs. Natasha on 'MasterChef' finale
Wed, Sep 11th 2013 09:55 am
Luca Manfe and Natasha Crnjac entered the "MasterChef" kitchen in season four with the same goal: to prove they have what it takes to cook professionally. Luca and Natasha, both home chefs, each hopes to open a restaurant following their time on the hit FOX reality program.
Peach Festival photo gallery
Mon, Sep 9th 2013 12:00 pm
Visit our photo gallery this week for a complete pictorial recap of the Niagara County Peach Festival.
Alexandra Casale named Peach Queen in Lewiston
Mon, Sep 9th 2013 08:25 am
Alexandra Casale was crowned Peach Queen Sunday night to cap the 56th annual Niagara County Peach Festival.
Islander delivers with introduction of Obama
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 08:50 pm
Officials at the University at Buffalo are elated by the performance of an Islander who was chosen to introduce the president of the United States for his policy speech.
Couple volunteers to provide Hope Before Heaven
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 08:40 pm
All dogs go to heaven, of course. Still, it's pretty difficult to lose a loved pet, especially if there's a chance that pet might be saved by veterinary care.
Interview: Music is the mission for The Band Perry
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 12:15 pm
They are nomads and they are trailblazers.

They are explorers and they are pioneers.

They are The Band Perry, and their mission is clear.

New president, new building, new year: Niagara University welcomes new additions to its campus
Sat, Aug 31st 2013 07:05 am
Throughout the short summer months, the students at Niagara University have been preparing for their first day of classes. While new and returning students were buying books and finalizing their class schedules, the university's faculty and staff have been busy at work. This fall, Niagara will welcome a new president and a new science building to campus.
Niagara County Peach Festival: Old-fashioned fun for all ages
Sat, Aug 31st 2013 07:00 am
The countdown to an annual end-of-summer favorite in Lewiston is now underway
Wheatfield: Perfect day for a picnic
Fri, Aug 30th 2013 07:00 am
Wheatfield's new interim recreation director, Mike Ranalli, took the opportunity to thank the members of the Wheatfield Family Picnic Committee at Monday's Town Board meeting.
Youngstown: Save Labor Day weekend for Field Days
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 07:00 am
The proud men and women of the Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co. are hosting their Field Days on Labor Day weekend, and you're invited.
Alan Hastings takes over Frontier House in Lewiston
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 09:40 am
Alan Hastings has made a name for himself on the Lewiston waterfront, working with his father, Richard, to transform a coal silo into one of the village's most popular restaurants.

Now, he hopes to do the same with the long-dormant Frontier House.

Obama arrives in Buffalo
Thu, Aug 22nd 2013 01:35 pm
President Barack Obama arrived in Buffalo on Thursday morning. Upon exiting Air Force One, he was headed over to the University at Buffalo to address students, visitors and local leaders.
DEC approves CWM site-wide/RMU-1 permit renewal
Thu, Aug 22nd 2013 10:55 am
CWM Chemical Services in Porter announced Wednesday that the state Department of Environmental Conservation has approved its application for renewal of its 6 NYCRR Part 373 overall site wide/RMU-1 permit for its Balmer Road hazardous waste landfill facility.

"The NYSDEC has reviewed all public and CWM comments, including those made during the legislative public hearing and have not identified any substantive and significant issues specifically related to the CWM Permit renewal application," wrote David S. Denk, DEC regional permit administrator, in a letter to Jill A. Banaszak, CWM technical manager.

"The NYSDEC has reviewed all public and CWM comments, including those made during the legislative public hearing and have not identified any substantive and significant issues specifically related to the CWM Permit renewal application," wrote David S. Denk, DEC regional permit administrator, in a letter to Jill A. Banaszak, CWM technical manager.

 


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