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Cuomo warns New Yorkers of significant flooding possibility
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 10:55 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo warned Friday that rising temperatures over the weekend will contribute to a strong possibility of significant flooding in Western New York. Although the state is taking every precaution to prepare for a large amount of flooding, the specifics are not predictable, and homeowners should be ready for significant snowmelt.
Cuomo announces executive order to help ensure continued health care during snowstorm
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 10:35 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced an emergency executive order Friday to help protect the health of Western New Yorkers during the midst of the current snowstorm and recovery efforts.
New York Farm Bureau president's statement on Western New York snow emergency
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 10:35 am
Dean Norton, New York Farm Bureau president, released the following statement:
Vincenzo's Pizza House thanks customers with $1 slices, 'Sub Club'
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 10:30 am
Vincenzo's Pizza House reopened in 2013 with original piemaker Vincent Morreale's "secret sauce" and a commitment to quality.
Tuscarora K-Kids wrap annual canned food drive
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 09:00 am
The Tuscarora Indian School K-Kids recently concluded their 13th annual canned food drive.
Poloncarz provides storm update, outlines county plan for vehicle recovery
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 09:00 am
Friday night, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined by Erie County officials to give an update on snow removal efforts following the recent winter storm, along with discussing preparations for potential flooding. In addition, Poloncarz outlined Erie County plans to reconnect motorists with the vehicles they abandoned during the storm.
Barker Lions give back
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 07:00 am
During the past year, Barker Lions have aided members of our community by providing hearing aids, eye exams and glasses for those who cannot afford them.
As storm cleanup continues, National Grid urges extreme caution with electricity services
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 07:00 am
As frigid temperatures, ice and snow begin to thaw, the potential for localized flooding increases. National Grid crews, as always, are ready to respond to any damage that may result from flooding, and the company urges customers to be extremely cautious when dealing with any electricity service that may be at risk.
'The Chew's Thanksgiving celebration' airs Wednesday
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 07:00 am
"The Chew" is counting down the last few days to Thanksgiving with recipes for the biggest food holiday of the year. On Wednesday, Nov. 26, it's "The Chew's Thanksgiving Celebration" featuring a decadent cranberry ginger upside-down cake with rum-whipped cream and creamy make-ahead mashed potatoes.
National Fuel offers flooding precautions
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 07:00 am
In light of the predicted rising temperatures and melting snow following the "Snowvember" lake-effect snow storm, National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp. offers customers the following information should they experience flooding in their basements:
Salon Semir owner makes big changes in first year
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 07:00 am
By now, readers know Semir Huzmeli is gifted with a pair of scissors.
Scary good
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 07:00 am
Niagara Frontier Publications provided free advertisement certificates to local retailers with the top Scarecrow Display Expo entries.
Youngstown Police Department issues parking advisory
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 07:00 am
The Youngstown Police Department would like to issue a friendly reminder that winter parking regulations come into effect Dec. 1. Please be aware of where you can and cannot park from Dec. 1 until April 1 in the Village of Youngstown.
Last call for free Thanksgiving dinners
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 06:50 pm
Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission today announced the last chance for anyone in need to call the Thanksgiving "Turkey Hotline" to receive a holiday meal this year free of charge.
Postponed Rangers-Sabres game rescheduled for Feb. 20
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 04:50 pm
The postponed game between the New York Rangers and Buffalo Sabres, originally scheduled to be played tonight, has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at First Niagara Center, the National Hockey League announced today.
Buffalo Sabres announce ticket options for rescheduled games
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 04:50 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced ticket options for Friday's postponed home game against the New York Rangers, which has been rescheduled and will be played at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, and the Sabres' home game against the Ottawa Senators, which was originally scheduled for Feb. 20 and will now be played at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15.
Niagara Catholic hosts second annual vendor and craft show
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 04:50 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School will host its second annual vendor and craft show this weekend at the school, 520 66th St. More than 50 vendors are participating.
Lewiston Police Department DARE donation
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 03:30 pm
Last month, the Lewiston Police Department was the recipient of a $2,000 check for its Drug Abuse Resistance Education program conducted in area schools. The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston and Modern Disposal presented the check.
Public comment period on CWM landfill proceeding extended due to weather conditions
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 03:10 pm
Due to severe weather conditions in Western New York this past week, the public comment period for CWM's application to construct and operate a new landfill at the company's existing facility in the towns of Porter and Lewiston has been extended.
UB cardiologist explains why snow can be dangerous for those with heart disease
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 03:00 pm
Cardiac deaths during this week's storm have occurred not just while people are shoveling but while they have been using snowblowers, as well.
'Castle by Candlelight' at Old Fort Niagara
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 03:00 pm
Old Fort Niagara invites residents to partake in an annual holiday favorite on the fort grounds in Youngstown next month.
NU: Suzanne Karaszewski named Outstanding Employee of the Quarter
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 02:40 pm
Suzanne Karaszewski, graphic designer in Niagara University's office of public relations, marketing and communications, has been named NU's Outstanding Employee of the Quarter. Karaszewski, of Kenmore, was presented with the award by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara president.
Ceretto: State should look into buying arctic snow coaches for future snowstorms
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 02:40 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto today recommended the state look into buying a snow coach to help people stranded on the Thruway during a big snowstorm.
Old Falls Street announces 2014 holiday activities
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 02:40 pm
Old Falls Street, USA, kicks-off a month-long series of family activities with its annual holiday tree illumination Thursday, Dec. 4. In addition to several annual favorites, new additions include a new 22-foot outdoor LED Christmas tree and a special "Frozen"-themed party Dec. 20.
William Shatner joins 'Haven' cast as recurring guest star
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 02:40 pm
William Shatner ("Star Trek") is set to guest star in a four-episode arc on the Syfy fan-favorite series in 2015. Shatner will play a pivotal character who has the potential to forever impact the fate of the town of Haven and its troubled residents.
Friday: Cuomo issues update on winter storm conditions in Western New York
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 02:35 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today held a storm briefing in Western New York on the current winter storm conditions, where in some areas there are seven feet of lake effect snow already on the ground after several days of extreme weather.
'Pop Up Santa' revealed: ABC Family behind surprise giveaways
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 02:35 pm
Yesterday on ABC's "Good Morning America," ABC Family announced the network's ownership of "Pop Up Santa" (#PopUpSanta), the giveaway craze that launched Nov. 11 and has swept the nation with holiday cheer.
Four couples remain, but only one can take home mirrorball trophy on 'Dancing with the Stars'
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 02:35 pm
After 10 weeks of competitive dancing spanning a variety of styles from the cha-cha to the quickstep to the Viennese waltz and more, Alfonso Ribeiro and Witney Carson, Bethany Mota and Derek Hough, Janel Parrish and Valentin Chmerkovskiy and Sadie Robertson and Mark Ballas remain in the competition, but only one couple will be crowned "Dancing with The Stars" season 19 champion.
Taylor Swift, Garth Brooks, Tim Allen headline guest lineup on 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 02:35 pm
The hosts sit down with Grammy-winning country singer Garth Brooks, who also will perform for the "LIVE" audience.
TBS sets table for 2014 edition of 'Thanksgiving with Friends' marathon
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 02:35 pm
There's no funnier way to spend Thanksgiving than with a bunch of funny people. And few people are funnier than the characters at the center of "Friends" and "Seinfeld." So this Thanksgiving, TBS is inviting them all for a holiday feast.
NU graduate to manage Memorial's Tenth Street Café
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 02:35 pm
Lamont A. Singletary has been named manager of the new Tenth Street Café at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
NT teen dies after hit-and-run; police seek information
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 01:40 pm
A North Tonawanda teenager is dead following a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident yesterday evening.
Jacolatte Fine Confections: Local chocolate shop receives warm welcome
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 09:00 am
Local chocolate lovers gathered at an otherwise quiet business plaza to celebrate the opening of Jacolatte Fine Confections from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, at 2131 Sawyer Drive, across from the former Summit Mall in Wheatfield.
Friday: Poloncarz updates state of emergency
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 07:10 am
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz has amended the original state of emergency declared Nov. 18 due to severe weather impacting additional communities.
Holiday puppets
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 07:00 am
The Western New York Artists Group and First Niagara Bank present "Star Mother's Youngest Child," a puppet performance for the entire family performed by TheatreFigüren - Michelle Costa (puppeteer) at Artists Group Gallery.
'Worst Cooks in America' back for sixth season of culinary boot camp
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 03:20 pm
"Worst Cooks in America," the hit competition series that transforms kitchen disasters into confident cooks, is back for a sixth season Sunday, Jan. 4, at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Returning chef Anne Burrell will compete against first-time opponent chef Tyler Florence.
Buffalo Sabres: Friday's Rangers game postponed
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 03:15 pm
Due to the continuing weather-related difficulties in the Greater Buffalo area, and out of respect for the fans, Friday's game between the New York Rangers and Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center has been postponed.
Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys visit Eli Manning, New York Giants this weekend on NBC's 'Sunday Night Football'
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 02:55 pm
Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys (7-3), tied for the top spot in the NFC East with the Philadelphia Eagles, visit division rivals Eli Manning and the New York Giants (3-7) at MetLife Stadium Nov. 23 on "Sunday Night Football." Pre-game coverage begins with "Football Night In America" at 7 p.m. ET.
Winery at Marjim Manor: Double Gold for Treasure Beyond Measure
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 02:50 pm
At the recent American Wine Society Competition, The Winery at Marjim Manor received six medals for the six wines it submitted.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue at Walden Galleria Sunday
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 02:50 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present at the Walden Galleria Mall with adoptable dogs this Sunday, Nov. 23.