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Lewiston Art Festival applications available
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 04:55 pm
Applications are now available for the 51st annual Lewiston Art Festival, which will be held Saturday, Aug. 12, and Sunday, Aug. 13, in the Village of Lewiston. More than 175 professional artists will display and sell their work and compete for $5,000 in prizes in the juried show.
Bills to hold 'Madden' Club Series Championship at (716) on Sunday
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 04:55 pm
(716) Food and Sport is set to host the Buffalo Bills "Madden 17" Club Series Championship on Sunday, beginning at noon.
Higgins celebrates Buffalo & Niagara Falls students making history in latest NASA launch
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 04:45 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins welcomed Buffalo and Niagara Falls students back to Western New York following a trip to NASA's Kennedy Space Center to witness their work blast up to the International Space Station during a launch on Sunday, Feb. 19.
Hulu teams with J.J. Abrams, Stephen King & Warner Bros. Television for new Hulu original series 'Castle Rock'
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 04:40 pm
Hulu is taking viewers into the chilling world of acclaimed, best-selling author Stephen King in the new Hulu original drama series "Castle Rock," from J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Productions, Warner Bros. Television and executive producers/writers Sam Shaw and Dustin Thomason. Hulu has ordered a 10-episode first season of the ongoing series, with production set to begin this year.
Antonio's Banquet & Conference Center hosts 6th annual Bridal Open House
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 02:15 pm
On Sunday, March 5, Antonio's Banquet & Conference Center will host its sixth annual Bridal Open House.
'Todd Rundgren - White Knight The Chivalrock Tour' visits Historic Riviera Theatre
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 02:15 pm
The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center welcomes "Todd Rundgren - White Knight The Chivalrock Tour" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 10.
The Temptations and The Four Tops among soulful acts headed to Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in May
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 02:15 pm
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino announced a May entertainment lineup that will bring a pair of legendary shows to the Seneca Niagara Events Center. Motown legends The Temptations and The Four Tops will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, May 12.
'Super Sunday' championships scheduled for Feb. 26
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 02:10 pm
Western New York's top high school hockey teams will face off for the 33rd annual "Super Sunday" High School Club Hockey Championships on Sunday, Feb. 26, at KeyBank Center in Buffalo.
New York's Powerball Jackpot increases to $403 million for Wednesday's drawing
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 02:10 pm
The jackpot for Wednesday's Powerball drawing is now $403,000,000. The $54,000,000 increase from the advertised jackpot on Saturday is due to brisk sales across all 44 participating Powerball states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Seether announce 5th annual Rise Above Fest
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 02:10 pm
Multiplatinum-selling rockers Seether have announced the fifth annual Rise Above Fest, with some new developments. Due to popular demand, the multistage music festival has expanded to two days for the first time in its history.
Seneca Resorts & Casinos launches new 'Social Club by Seneca'
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 02:10 pm
Seneca Resorts & Casinos is rolling out its brand-new rewards program on Wednesday. Social Club by Seneca will replace the existing Players Club program, offering a whole new world of rewards to new players as well as existing club members.
WNY Mobile STEAM & Maker Lab Powered by AT&T looks to bring 'learning by making' experience to urban school districts
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 02:10 pm
AT&T, Computers For Children (CFC) and the WNY STEM Hub announced the launch of the WNY Mobile STEAM & Maker Lab Powered by AT&T. It is designed to provide public and charter schools across Western New York with comprehensive resources and instruction to engage more students in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) education and career paths through an immersive educational experience.
Passion's live album 'Worthy Of Your Name' available now
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 02:05 pm
Passion has unveiled their latest live album, "Worthy Of Your Name," available on all digital platforms now, with physical albums available March 24.
UB Theatre & Dance presents Zodiaque Dance Company
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 02:05 pm
The University at Buffalo theatre and dance department will present Zodiaque Dance Company from March 1-5. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. All performances will be held in the Drama Theatre in the Center for the Arts, North Campus.
ZZ Top leads Artpark's first four announced shows
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 11:30 am
Artpark & Company has announced four concerts coming to the outdoor amphitheater stage as part of the "KeyBank presents Tuesdays in the Park" concert series. All four shows, along with a limited number of "Tuesdays" season packages, will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24.
Niagara Frontier League: High school sectional playoff brackets revealed
Mon, Feb 20th 2017 12:30 pm
The Niagara Frontier League has been the talk of high school basketball all season. The league was decided by a three-way tie between North Tonawanda, Kenmore West and Lockport. Two other top teams, Niagara Falls and Grand Island, also shared time in first place during the year.
BEC Recordings' David Dunn releases 'Yellow Balloons'
Mon, Feb 20th 2017 12:30 pm
BEC Recordings' David Dunn released his sophomore album, "Yellow Balloons," on Friday. The album produced the hit single "I Wanna Go Back," which already landed in the top five on the hot AC/CHR chart.
8 is great: NU's CMAA student chapter again named best in nation
Mon, Feb 20th 2017 12:25 pm
For an eighth straight year, the Club Managers Association of America's Student Chapter of the Year resides on Monteagle Ridge.
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Niagara, Niagara County Financial Literacy Coalition announces openings at free tax prep sites
Mon, Feb 20th 2017 12:25 pm
In 2013, Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS) launched the Niagara County Financial Literacy Coalition (NCFLC) to provide free opportunities for financial education and awareness. It is designed to help low-income Niagara County residents with access to volunteer income tax assistance.
It's luxury for less week on 'The Chew'
Mon, Feb 20th 2017 12:25 pm
"The Chew" has advice all week long on how to live the luxe life on a budget. And "The Chew" prepares for the Academy Awards in Friday's show devoted to Oscar entertaining.
Lewiston Police Department responds to early-morning stabbing incident
Mon, Feb 20th 2017 11:55 am
Just after 3 a.m. Monday morning, The Lewiston Police Department received a call for a stabbing at 4940 Indian Hill Road.
Niagara County SPCA debuts Mardi Paws Masquerade Ball
Mon, Feb 20th 2017 07:00 am
The Niagara County SPCA will hold its first Mardi Paws Masquerade Ball from 5:30-8 p.m. on Fat Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Four Points by Sheraton Niagara Falls, 7001 Buffalo Ave.
NACC's Art of Beer: Craft beer extravaganza returns to Falls
Mon, Feb 20th 2017 07:00 am
In the mood for some fantastic suds sampling, tasty eats, music and socializing, and don't want to travel all the way down to Buffalo to enjoy?
Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show set for March 25-26
Mon, Feb 20th 2017 07:00 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced a more than $3 million expansion of Confer Plastics, a molded plastics product company in North Tonawanda. The investment allows the firm to create 35 new jobs and significantly expand production in Western New York.
Review: Kiefer Sutherland comfortable, competent as country bar rocker on Falls stage
Sun, Feb 19th 2017 03:05 pm
For more than 15 years now, millions of people (myself included) have watched Kiefer Sutherland give compelling television performances in "24," "Touch" and "Designated Survivor." He's made each role dynamic, for sure, but his characters are always brooding. They're never the life of the party.
Wedding: Zito-Hattersley
Sun, Feb 19th 2017 07:00 am
Nikki Zito and Michael Hattersley exchanged wedding vows on Sept. 24, 2016, at Holy Family of Jesus, Mary & Joseph Church, Niagara Falls, (formally St. Joseph's Church). The Rev. Louis Klein performed the ceremony. The reception was held in The Garden Pavilion at Kloc's Grove in West Seneca.
Obituary: Carleen Alt Gerber
Sat, Feb 18th 2017 03:00 pm
Carleen Alt Gerber passed away on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, with her family beside her. Devoted sister, mother, grandmother, matriarch, friend and one-time bicycle rodeo champion, Carleen inspired everyone she encountered with her free spirit, kindness, sense of humor, and positive attitude.
The Sentinel turns 30
Sat, Feb 18th 2017 12:00 pm
On Feb. 14, 1987, the paper was printed with a giant headline, in big, bold, red letters, that said, "We Need A Name!"
Aquarium of Niagara hosts '716 Weekend - Part 2'
Sat, Feb 18th 2017 10:25 am
The Aquarium of Niagara is celebrating Western New York one more time this year by offering $7.16 admission now through Feb. 20.
Winter event helps support off-season animal grocery bill at Buffalo Zoo
Sat, Feb 18th 2017 10:25 am
"Polar Bites," the Buffalo Zoo's popular winter fundraiser, makes a return next week at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. The event helps to offset the zoo's winter season grocery bill of approximately $93,750.
Historical Association of Lewiston looks back at decade that brought us The Sentinel
Sat, Feb 18th 2017 07:00 am
On behalf of the Historical Association of Lewiston and its board of directors, happy birthday Sentinel! The Sentinel's first edition was issued Feb. 14, 1987, and actually had the title of "We Need A Name!" It was since that very first edition that the HAL started its long relationship with the Sentinel, when we placed our member meeting notice in it for a historian to speak about the history of Lundy's Lane.
Wine on Third proprietors set to debut The Craft
Sat, Feb 18th 2017 07:00 am
Shawn Weber and David Giusiana are set to debut The Craft Kitchen and Bar on Wednesday, Feb. 22. The modern-looking pub is kitty-corner to Wine on Third, their popular downtown bar and restaurant on the corner of Third Street and Ferry Avenue.
Lewiston-Porter PEC and IEC families are reading!
Sat, Feb 18th 2017 07:00 am
Tuesday, Feb. 7, marked the official community start for the Lewiston-Porter Primary Education Center and Intermediate Education Center reading initiative known as "One District, One Book."
Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce: Awards Gala honorees announced
Sat, Feb 18th 2017 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will honor businesses and individuals at the annual Chamber Awards Gala on Friday, April 28, at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls. This is the second consecutive year the event is being held in Niagara Falls. It's due to the growth in event participation over the years.
Ice rink: Town of Lewiston Board receives good news from Dashineau
Sat, Feb 18th 2017 06:55 am
Town Parks/Recreation Director Michael Dashineau had some upbeat news for Lewiston residents and the Town Board on Monday.
Switchfoot is looking for America ... in Rochester
Fri, Feb 17th 2017 11:55 pm
Switchfoot is all about dichotomy.
Interview: Hollyn poised to be next big thing in music
Fri, Feb 17th 2017 10:40 pm
Earlier this month, Hollyn's debut album, the aptly titled "One-Way Conversations," swiftly ascended to the top of the iTunes pop charts - just below a certain Super Bowl halftime headliner.
Oscar presenters include Amy Adams, Riz Ahmed, Javier Bardem, John Cho, Dwayne Johnson, Felicity Jones, David Oyelowo, Emma Stone & Charlize Theron
Fri, Feb 17th 2017 06:50 pm
Producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced the third slate of presenters for the 89th Oscars telecast. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live Sunday, Feb. 26, on the ABC Television Network.
Niagara University seeking youth summer camp counselors
Fri, Feb 17th 2017 06:50 pm
Niagara University is looking for motivated individuals to be summer youth camp counselors.
NBC Sports celebrates 'Hockey Day in America' with NHL quadrupleheader, Sabres vs. Blackhawks
Fri, Feb 17th 2017 06:45 pm
NBC Sports celebrates "Hockey Day in America" this Sunday with an NHL quadrupleheader on NBC and NBCSN, as well as a collection of stories and features that explore hockey's impact and influence across the U.S.