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Cuomo directs investigation into white supremacist fliers found in Lewiston
Sat, Mar 25th 2017 06:30 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo released this statement on Saturday:
Summer of '69 All-Star Band, celebrity bartenders join together for HART
Sat, Mar 25th 2017 09:00 am
Western New York's renowned Summer of '69 All-Star Band will take the Lewiston Event Center stage on Saturday, April 8. From 6-10 p.m., these musicians will be joined by Lewiston Music School students and local celebrities in a fundraiser for the interfaith Home Assistance Referral Team.
Village of Lewiston: Trustees look to shore up public safety in wake of storms, ahead of festival season
Sat, Mar 25th 2017 09:00 am
Local leaders are brainstorming ways to ensure the public is protected from future storms, safe during long-term power outages, and shielded from acts of violence at large gatherings.
Chamber Awards Gala: Claudia Marasco, Arlene Sliz named Village of Lewiston Citizens of the Year
Sat, Mar 25th 2017 09:00 am
Claudia Marasco and Arlene Sliz were chosen by Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano and the Board of Trustees as the 2017 Village of Lewiston Citizens of the Year. Together, their volunteer work for the "Invest in a Vest" program has ensured extra protection for our local police force.
Mary Star of the Sea Council No. 4752: Island Knights earn award
Sat, Mar 25th 2017 07:00 am
Knights of Columbus Mary Star of the Sea Council No. 4752 has earned the distinction of Star Council - one of the organization's top awards - for the 2015-16 fraternal year.
St. Stephen R.C. Church: Parishioners urged to donate to Appeal
Sat, Mar 25th 2017 07:00 am
Deacon Mike Ficorilli from St. Andrews Parish in Kenmore spoke at all the masses at St. Stephen R.C. Church last weekend about the upcoming Catholic Charities Appeal.
Grand Island Town Board: Moratorium on special use permits in ag districts approved
Sat, Mar 25th 2017 07:00 am
The Grand Island Town Board voted Monday to establish a local law, putting a nine-month moratorium in place for special use permit requirements in an agriculture district.
Island of Hope: Dynamic Duo named Relay For Life honorary survivors
Sat, Mar 25th 2017 07:00 am
Mark Gorton, an audiovisual technician for the Grand Island school system, and Matthew Eggers, a second-grader at Huth Road Elementary School, have been named as "Dynamic Duo," who will serve as the honorary survivors in the 2017 Relay For Life, scheduled for 4 p.m. to midnight on Friday, June 9, at Veterans Park.
Colton Dixon releases 'Identity'
Fri, Mar 24th 2017 06:35 pm
Colton Dixon's third studio album, "Identity," is available now. Varying stylistically from past efforts, the new release embraces a fusion of pop elements with Dixon's traditional alternative-rock sound.
Passion's 'Worthy Of Your Name' available in-store after chart-topping digital debut
Fri, Mar 24th 2017 06:35 pm
Passion's latest album, "Worthy Of Your Name," is now available to listeners in-store, following its digital debut, which hit No. 1 on Billboard's top Christian albums chart on Feb. 17.
Artpark makes final push for 'Niagara '79' 2017 campaign
Fri, Mar 24th 2017 06:25 pm
In the summer of 1979, artist Gene Davis (whose estate is held by the Smithsonian American Art Museum) installed artwork at Artpark titled "Niagara '79." The artwork came to be known as "The Painted Parking Lot," and guests said it was "incredible."
Maid of the Mist ready for earliest launch in history
Fri, Mar 24th 2017 03:25 pm
For the second consecutive season, the Maid of the Mist will launch on the earliest date in the storied history of one of North America's longest-running tourist attractions.
Catholic Charities Appeal Week 2017 starts April 2
Fri, Mar 24th 2017 03:25 pm
Appeal Week 2017, in support of Catholic Charities of Buffalo, begins next weekend (April 2) in celebration of the generosity of Western New Yorkers who have contributed to the 2017 annual Appeal for Catholic Charities, and to encourage those who have not already donated to do so.
Mobile Veterans Center service vehicle to visit Lewiston
Fri, Mar 24th 2017 03:10 pm
The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Downriver Post No. 7487, announced the Mobile Veterans Center service vehicle will be in Lewiston on Saturday, April 1.
Discover Niagara Shuttle readies for 2017
Fri, Mar 24th 2017 03:05 pm
Spring has sprung and the Discover Niagara Shuttle is readying for the 2017 tourist season.
Obituary: William 'Spike' Vampotic
Fri, Mar 24th 2017 02:40 pm
William "Spike" Vampotic, entered into rest March 21, 2017.
Obituary: Bob Marcel
Fri, Mar 24th 2017 02:40 pm
Bob Marcel of Grand Island died suddenly March 17, 2017, at the age of 67.
Obituary: Chris Mongielo
Fri, Mar 24th 2017 02:40 pm
Always remembered and loved by all those whose lives she touched, Chris Mongielo of Grand Island entered into rest March 20, 2017.
Obituary: Beverly J. Dyet
Fri, Mar 24th 2017 02:40 pm
Beverly J. Dyet entered heaven on March 10, 2017, after a fall in her home at the age of 83.
Fundraiser to support Response to Love Center
Fri, Mar 24th 2017 02:40 pm
The Ultimate Music Trivia Contest, a fundraiser for the Response to Love Center, run the Sister Johnice Rzadkiewicz, in Buffalo, will take place at 6 p.m. at the Flying Bison Brewery, 840 Seneca St., on Friday, March 31.
Giada returns to her family's homeland, showcases food & culture of Florence in new season of 'Giada in Italy'
Fri, Mar 24th 2017 02:20 pm
Giada De Laurentiis celebrates her family, food and the beauty of Florence in a new season of "Giada in Italy," beginning Sunday, April 9 (noon), on Food Network.
American Niagara Hospitality donates over 2,500 items to Community Missions
Fri, Mar 24th 2017 02:10 pm
American Niagara Hospitality, which owns and operates Sheraton At The Falls, Days Inn At The Falls, Rainforest Cafe, TGI Fridays, Starbucks Café and the Niagara American Grill, donated over 2,500 items to Community Missions in Niagara Falls on Tuesday. Additionally, the company's 50 managers visited to the agency to volunteer, learn and to demonstrate community leadership.
Coexisting with coyotes discussed at forum
Fri, Mar 24th 2017 12:00 pm
Humans and coyotes can coexist successfully, said Lesley Sampson of Coyote Watch Canada, who spoke Wednesday at Huth Road Elementary School at a program co-sponsored by Citizens Coalition for Wildlife and Environment and Animal Advocates of Western New York.
Twin Cities Expo slated
Fri, Mar 24th 2017 11:50 am
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas will host the Twin Cities Expo (formally T-NT Expo) this weekend in the gym at the North Tonawanda High School, 405 Meadow Drive. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Stella Niagara reschedules open house, take-out dinner
Fri, Mar 24th 2017 11:45 am
Stella Niagara Education Park has rescheduled its open house for 2-6 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, at the school, located at 4414 Lower River Road, between Lewiston and Youngstown.
St. Peter's Lutheran drive-thru BBQ
Fri, Mar 24th 2017 11:45 am
St. Peter's Lutheran School in Sanborn will hold a drive-through Chiavetta's chicken barbecue from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at the school, 6168 Walmore Road, Sanborn.
Town of Niagara considers updated noise ordinance
Fri, Mar 24th 2017 11:45 am
The Town of Niagara Town Board is considering an updated noise ordinance for the entire town.
Wheatfield: Board approves rezoning of property on NF Boulevard
Fri, Mar 24th 2017 11:45 am
Although the Wheatfield Town Board has not made a decision on whether it will zone the area along Niagara Falls Boulevard as commercial, council members did approve the rezoning of a business's property that was split by residential and commercially zoned land.
Demolition begins at Fairchild site
Thu, Mar 23rd 2017 09:45 pm
Demolition of the former Fairchild Manor Nursing Home began on Wednesday, and is expected to continue over the next few weeks.
DEC proposes additional free fishing days
Thu, Mar 23rd 2017 04:15 pm
Based on Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's signed legislation in 2014 authorizing additional statewide free fishing days, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is proposing four free sport fishing days be added to complement the state's existing free sport fishing days.
Latest mammography technology available at Mount St. Mary's Hospital
Thu, Mar 23rd 2017 04:05 pm
The Breast Care Center of Mount St. Mary's Hospital is now home to the latest technology to detect breast cancer.
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara: Annual golf fundraiser date set
Thu, Mar 23rd 2017 04:05 pm
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara's annual golf raffle will take place from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at the Sanborn Fire Co. firehall at 5811 Buffalo St., Sanborn.
DeGraff Hospital emergency department project progressing
Thu, Mar 23rd 2017 04:05 pm
Kaleida Health's plan to enhance and upgrade its Niagara County hospital location continues to progress. The health system announced The Pike Co. will serve as the construction manager for the $7.8-million renovation DeGraff Memorial Hospital's emergency department.
Heart, Love & Soul to host annual recognition dinner
Thu, Mar 23rd 2017 04:00 pm
Heart, Love & Soul Food Pantry and Dining Room will hold its annual recognition dinner to take place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at Heart, Love & Soul, 939 Ontario Ave., Niagara Falls.
Attorney General Schneiderman announces felony indictment of Ortt and Maziarz
Thu, Mar 23rd 2017 02:00 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman on Thursday announced the unsealing of an indictment charging New York State Sen. Robert Ortt with three felony counts of filing a false instrument in the first degree. Ortt's predecessor in the state senate, former State Sen. George Maziarz, was also charged in the indictment with five felony counts of offering a false instrument for filing in the first degree.
'The Chew' is celebrating spring with fresh recipes & fabulous guests
Wed, Mar 22nd 2017 06:40 pm
"The Chew" continues to be a one-stop-shop for everything one needs to make kitchen time more delicious. Emmy Award-winning co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz are hosting daytime's hottest party, and are welcoming celebrities from TV, film, books and the culinary world the week of March 27-31 (1 p.m. EDT) on The ABC Television Network.
'Dancing with the Stars': Celebrities enter second week of competition with new dances & routines
Wed, Mar 22nd 2017 06:40 pm
After showcasing their first dances on this week's season premiere, the celebrities get another chance to impress the judges with a new style of dance, all the while knowing that one of them is going home at the end of the night, based on scores and votes from last Monday, on "Dancing with the Stars," live, Monday, March 27 (8-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.
DEC initiates landfill testing in Wheatfield
Wed, Mar 22nd 2017 06:35 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced Tuesday it will begin "a detailed environmental study" at the former Niagara Sanitation Landfill site on Nash Road in Wheatfield.
'Red Nose Day': Trailer released for 'Love Actually' reunion film
Wed, Mar 22nd 2017 06:30 pm
As previously announced, writer-director Richard Curtis and the cast of his beloved holiday film "Love Actually" are coming together again for "Red Nose Day Actually," a short film that will air as part of "The Red Nose Day Special" May 25 on NBC and March 24's Red Nose Day in the U.K. on BBC1.
Bethel Music announces 'Starlight'
Wed, Mar 22nd 2017 06:30 pm
Dove Award-winning Bethel Music announces their highly anticipated album "Starlight," debuting on April 7.