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Islanders turn out for epic fundraiser
Sun, Sep 25th 2016 07:00 am
Islanders turned last Saturday's Wishes for a Warrior event for Mary Dunbar-Daluisio into the mother of all fundraisers.
Hibernians slate 'Fall Fun Party'
Sun, Sep 25th 2016 12:00 am
Amid your host of fall chores and activities already piling up this weekend, the Niagara Falls Ancient Order of Hibernians invite you to "take a break" and visit its second annual Irish-American Fall Fun Party. The event takes place from 4-10 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 24, at the St. John de LaSalle Parish Center, 8477 Buffalo Ave, Niagara Falls.
NFP's High School Game of the Week: Clarence outlasts Niagara Falls, 26-16
Sat, Sep 24th 2016 04:30 pm
In front of a large Cataract City crowd on Saturday, the Clarence Red Devils defeated the Niagara Falls Wolverines in the latter's homecoming game, 26-16.
Annual Youngstown Arts & Music Festival returns to Youngstown Oct. 1
Sat, Sep 24th 2016 07:00 am
A relatively new event - the third annual Youngstown Arts and Music Festival - takes over Falkner Park from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1.
Autumn Festival: Celebrating fall in Sanborn
Sat, Sep 24th 2016 07:00 am
It's that time of year again. Autumn has fallen upon Western New York, and with it comes a host of seasonal activities and events.
Traditional, new autumn events brewing for Falls
Sat, Sep 24th 2016 07:00 am
Next weekend, areas in and around Old Falls Street will be bustling with activity.
Athletic complex to be named for H. David Myers
Sat, Sep 24th 2016 07:00 am
A dedication honoring the "Father of Viking Athletics" will take place during halftime of the Grand Island High School Homecoming football game.
Grand Island: Road construction wrapping up
Sat, Sep 24th 2016 07:00 am
An estimated $1 million road project on Baseline and Whitehaven roads is nearing completion.
St. Stephen R.C. Church: Knights of Columbus holds installation
Sat, Sep 24th 2016 07:00 am
The Knights of Columbus Mary Star of the Sea Council No. 4752, located at 1841 Whitehaven Road, held an installation ceremony Saturday, Sept. 10.
Grand Island Town Board: CROP Walk proclamation issued
Sat, Sep 24th 2016 07:00 am
The Grand Island Town Board at its regular meeting Monday issued a proclamation encouraging Island residents to support the annual CROP Walk, which will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, in Beaver Island State Park.
BOCES to hold open house
Sat, Sep 24th 2016 07:00 am
The Orleans/Niagara BOCES' Niagara Career and Technical Education Center will hold an open house/information night from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 3181 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
Carrousel Museum begins fall hours, readies for seasonal events
Sat, Sep 24th 2016 07:00 am
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum has begun its fall hours of operation. The museum will be open for general admission Wednesdays through Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. The Kiddieland will be open weekends until Oct. 16, weather permitting.
Village of Lewiston HPC outlines duties, explains tax benefits
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 07:00 pm
On Thursday night, the Historic Preservation Commission held a public outreach session - an open house, of sorts - to introduce its members to the community, and to provide details on historic property designation, standards and tax credits.
Linda Yalem Safety Run to welcome more than 1,000 runners for 27th year
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 06:35 pm
The Linda Yalem Safety Run, one of the University at Buffalo's most enduring traditions, returns for its 27th year to promote personal safety and remember UB student Linda Yalem.
Tribute garden 'plant-a-thon' honors lives affected by domestic violence
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 06:35 pm
The Erie County Commission on the Status of Women has announced a "plant-a-thon" will take from 8:30-11:30 a.m. this Saturday at the Domestic Violence Tribute Garden in Isle View Park.
The Afters kick off tour in support of new album, 'Live On Forever'
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 06:00 pm
Following the recent debut of their acclaimed studio album, "Live On Forever," The Afters are taking their new music to fans across the country as they head out on the "Love Riot Tour" alongside Newsboys and Ryan Stevenson.
Grand Island Town Board: West River Parkway meeting set for Oct. 6
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 12:15 pm
The Grand Island Town Board voted, 4-0, Monday to hold a new public input meeting regarding the proposed West River Connector Trail.
St. Martin's to host pet blessing Oct. 1
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 12:15 pm
On Saturday, Oct. 1, St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church, 2587 Baseline Road, will host its fifth annual pet blessing in honor of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. A brief service will be held at 11:30 a.m. followed by individual blessings.
Worship service for those impacted by disabilities set
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 12:15 pm
E1M (Every One Matters) invites the public to a special church service.
Recovery International offers mental health support
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 12:15 pm
Recovery International has been providing mental health support services for the past 78 years and its self-help techniques have benefitted thousands of adult whose quality of life has been impacted by bipolar disorder, depression, panic, anxiety or anger management concerns.
'Kidz 'N' Kites' takes off in Veterans Memorial Community Park
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 11:35 am
The 19th annual "Kidz 'N' Kites" took place last Saturday in Veterans Memorial Community Park. Despite a rainy forecast, the event attracted roughly 1,300 people with approximately 500 youth included.
Niagara Wine Trail to host Harvest Festival
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 11:25 am
The Niagara Wine Trail is celebrating the fall harvest season and all things local with its annual Harvest Festival. Taking place this weekend, participants can taste a different harvest-themed food sample paired with a wine at each of the 20 participating wineries.
Electric Lights Parade slated for Nov. 5
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 11:25 am
The 12th annual Electric Lights Parade in the Town of Niagara will kick off at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 4th Avenue to the K-Mart on Military Road.
Retiree Appreciation Day held at Niagara Falls air base
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 11:20 am
The Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station held a Retiree Appreciation Day on Saturday.
Welcome home: Final C-130 deployment for 914th Airlift Wing returns
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 11:00 am
After a 40-year legacy, the C-130 Hercules aircraft made their final return to the 914th Airlift Wing on Sunday.
North Tonawanda: Residents raise concerns on roads
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 10:55 am
Road conditions were again a topic of concern for residents at Tuesday's North Tonawanda Common Council meeting. But the subject of the complaints, regarding a short stretch on Ridge Road from the Meals on Wheels to Payne Avenue, is not the responsibility of the city.
'Dancing with the Stars': 12 remaining celebrities are pitted against each other in all-new 'Face Off'
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 10:10 am
A brand-new theme night comes to "Dancing with the Stars," as the 12 remaining celebrities find themselves pitted against each other in a quest to keep themselves immune from elimination. "Face Off" night comes to "Dancing with the Stars," live, Monday, Sept. 26 (8-9 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.
'The Chew' offers show-stopping dishes, no-hassle elegance, celebrity guests galore
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 10:10 am
ABC's Emmy Award-winning "The Chew," and hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Clinton Kelly, Daphne Oz and Carla Hall, celebrate autumn, welcoming celebrities from TV, film and music and the culinary world, and sharing their seamless and sensational tips for cooking and entertaining.
No. 1 new show of summer, 'Better Late Than Never,' packs its bags for season 2
Thu, Sep 22nd 2016 08:00 pm
The boys are back! Summer's No. 1 new broadcast series, "Better Late Than Never," is returning for a second season.
Geissler awarded
Thu, Sep 22nd 2016 08:00 pm
A well-known area artist has received another award for her narrative sculpture - this time in New York City at the prestigious Salmagundi Club in Manhattan, site of the 103rd annual exhibit of the Allied Artists of America.
Ortt presents $50,000 to Lockport City School District for 'TechMobile'
Thu, Sep 22nd 2016 08:00 pm
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt presented a ceremonial check Thursday to the Lockport City School District in the amount of $50,000 to help purchase a van that'll be used as a "TechMobile."
Schneiderman announces criminal charges against SUNY Polytechnic president and a major Capital Region real estate developer in alleged bid-rigging scheme
Thu, Sep 22nd 2016 07:40 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced the filing of a felony complaint charging two individuals for a scheme to rig the bidding process for three multimillion-dollar contracts.
Buffalo Zoo receives Nature Play Grant from Disney
Thu, Sep 22nd 2016 07:35 pm
The Buffalo Zoo has been awarded a grant to enhance its nature play offerings. The Association of Zoos & Aquariums awarded the "Nature Play Begins at Your Zoo & Aquarium" grants to 30 institutions around the country.
'let there be light., newest audio & visual collection from Hillsong Worship, to ignite Oct. 14
Thu, Sep 22nd 2016 05:05 pm
Recorded live at the annual Hillsong Conference in Sydney, Australia, Hillsong Worship's latest CD/DVD, "let there be light.", will release on Oct. 14.
Poloncarz, officials unveil 'Ready Erie' app
Thu, Sep 22nd 2016 05:00 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined Thursday by Commissioner of Emergency Services Daniel Neaverth Jr. and emergency services personnel at the Public Safety Campus in Buffalo to unveil the new "Ready Erie" app.
New Aquarium of Niagara event: 'Octopus Day'
Thu, Sep 22nd 2016 05:00 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara is debuting a new event for families and children.
Community philanthropist and restaurateur Russell Salvatore to lead 4th annual 'Suneel's Celebrity Gala'
Thu, Sep 22nd 2016 05:00 pm
Suneel's Light is a Western New York nonprofit foundation with the mission of raising funds for research that will lead to a cure of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and to increase public awareness of the genetic disease.
Wheatfield Planning Board approves National Fuel's dehydration facility site plan
Thu, Sep 22nd 2016 04:35 pm
After many months of discussion and public information meetings between residents, local officials and National Fuel reps., the Town of Wheatfield Planning Board approved the site plan for National Fuel's natural gas dehydration facility on Wednesday.
Second annual Autumn Classic Disc Golf Tournament at Porter on the Lake
Thu, Sep 22nd 2016 07:00 am
The Autumn Classic Disc Golf Tournament will take place Saturday, Oct. 1, at Porter on the Lake, 3025 Dietz Road, Youngstown.
'Midnight, Texas,' 'Emerald City' and 'Timeless' are in a New York state of mind as they meet their fans at Big Apple Comic Con
Wed, Sep 21st 2016 04:05 pm
NBC and Universal Television will be heading to the Javits Center for New York Comic Con with three new dramas: "Timeless," which premieres Monday, Oct. 10, at 10 p.m.; "Emerald City," which launches with a special two-hour event at 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6; and "Midnight, Texas," which will begin later in midseason.