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The Tragically Hip announce tour, reveal cancer diagnosis
Tue, May 24th 2016 10:15 am
As announced by the band via its social media platforms and website this morning, The Tragically Hip have shared the news of band member Gord Downie's terminal health condition and their plans to mount a tour this summer.
Pond study at Bond Lake Park
Tue, May 24th 2016 07:00 am
The public is invited to participate in a pond study at Bond Lake Park from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, June 4.
Higgins calls on NYSDOT to commence formal environmental review of Buffalo Skyway removal
Mon, May 23rd 2016 05:10 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins is calling on the New York State Department of Transportation to begin a full and formal Environmental Impact Statement of the Buffalo Skyway,
Buffalo Harbor State Park to host 'Be a NY Ninja Day' Saturday, June 4, following debut of 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows'
Mon, May 23rd 2016 04:45 pm
In celebration of the movie release of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows," the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is joining with the Governor's Office of Motion Picture and Television Development, Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies to present "Be a NY Ninja Day" on Saturday, June 4, at Buffalo Harbor State Park in downtown Buffalo.
Artpark: Tears For Fears out, Lynyrd Skynyrd in
Mon, May 23rd 2016 04:35 pm
It was tears for all Friday when Artpark & Company tweeted the July 19 Tears For Fears concert was postponed. On Monday, the Lewiston performing and visual arts venue announced a replacement headliner: Lynyrd Skynyrd.
LCA presents 'Twist and Shout, a 'FUNraiser' of Beatles music
Mon, May 23rd 2016 04:25 pm
With a little help from our friends, Lewiston Council on the Arts has planned a new event: "Twist and Shout."
87 Lockport C.A.R.E.S. volunteers receive awards
Mon, May 23rd 2016 04:10 pm
Lockport CARES held a volunteer recognition and fire safety in-service for all current shift volunteers on May 21 at the shelter located at 188 Genesee St.
Pre-Seed Workshop to help entrepreneurs determine viability of startup concepts
Mon, May 23rd 2016 04:00 pm
The University at Buffalo will host the 10th annual Pre-Seed Workshop for aspiring high-tech entrepreneurs on May 25-26 at UB's New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, 701 Ellicott St., Buffalo.
Niagara County scores $500K EPA brownfields grant
Mon, May 23rd 2016 03:50 pm
Niagara County's efforts at cleaning up the bad environmental legacy of decades as a manufacturing and technology hub paid off again, as the county secured a $500,000 grant award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to further its brownfields cleanup efforts.
Buffalo Philharmonic performs throughout Western New York in July
Mon, May 23rd 2016 03:50 pm
This summer, the Buffalo Philharmonic will perform at 11 of Western New York's most iconic parks and venues.
Mount St. Mary's receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll
Mon, May 23rd 2016 03:40 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll.
Dogs and HABs: NY Sea Grant shares risk reminder for pet owners
Mon, May 23rd 2016 03:30 pm
As air and water temperatures warm, New York Sea Grant is reminding people with dogs that enjoy waterfront areas about the health risk posed by harmful algal blooms, or HABs. Freshwater HABs are overgrowths of blue-green algae, known as cyanobacteria, that impact water quality and may produce deadly toxins.
National Grid extends current electricity, natural gas delivery prices another 2 years in upstate New York
Mon, May 23rd 2016 01:10 pm
National Grid's prices for delivering electricity and natural gas to its upstate New York customers will be extended at today's levels into 2018, following regulatory approval of a plan that also will allow the company to continue investment in its networks.
On Memorial Day, keep the fire on the grill
Mon, May 23rd 2016 01:10 pm
The Firemen's Association of the State of New York urges all New Yorkers to follow some basic rules and tips to avoid accidents and injuries, and to remember to call for help if needed.
Riverdale Cemetery to hold annual Memorial Day observance Saturday
Mon, May 23rd 2016 09:35 am
Riverdale Cemetery will honor and memorialize veterans of the U.S. military at a ceremony to be held there at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 28.
Buffalo Zoo expands military service admission discount program
Mon, May 23rd 2016 09:35 am
In recognition of the work of the U.S. military, both active and retired, the Buffalo Zoo will offer a year-round military discount.
Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, 'The Chew' launches 'Grillin' Week' and welcomes BBQ experts, celebrities and service men and women
Mon, May 23rd 2016 09:35 am
Daytime Emmy Award-winning "The Chew" co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Clinton Kelly, Daphne Oz and Carla Hall kick off summer with a week's worth of delicious grilled delicacies and sure-fire tips for successful entertaining.
Wine on Third celebrates nine years with live art event, music and specials
Mon, May 23rd 2016 07:00 am
Wine on Third restaurant is celebrating its ninth anniversary of offering fine dining, tapas and elegant wines.
VFW thanks Memorial Day parade sponsors
Mon, May 23rd 2016 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Memorial Day parade, observance and luncheon will take place Monday, May 30.
Buffalo Sabres ink Martin to entry-level contract
Sat, May 21st 2016 06:40 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team signed defenseman Brycen Martin to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Lewiston Kiwanis Club holds fishing derby
Sat, May 21st 2016 06:40 pm
The Lewiston Kiwanis Club is sponsoring a fishing derby for children. It will take place from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, June 11 (rain or shine) at the Niagara River Anglers Association fishing preserve on Balmer Road in Youngstown.
Pappas announces lineup for 2016 'North Tonawanda's Rockin' On The River'
Sat, May 21st 2016 10:15 am
The three-concert series takes place Fridays, June 24, July 1 and 8, at Gratwick Riverside Park, and features Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Rik Emmett and Three Dog Night.
Hueys to take to the skies at Fort Niagara
Sat, May 21st 2016 07:00 am
In tribute to the nation's fallen soldiers on Memorial Day weekend, Youngstown VFW Post 313, in partnership with an Indiana veterans organization, will present a very special program in tribute to veterans both passed and living from the Vietnam War.
Village of Lewiston: Four candidates running for two trustee spots
Sat, May 21st 2016 07:00 am
Incumbent Village of Lewiston trustees Nick Conde and Daniel Gibson are running for re-election on June 21. Keith "Casey" Ahlas and Jamie Symmonds, two endorsed Democrats, will challenge the endorsed Republican candidates.
Village of Lewiston re-establishes separate Historic Preservation Commission
Sat, May 21st 2016 07:00 am
Following a run-through of agenda items Monday, trustees in the Village of Lewiston voted on and approved an unlisted action: reinstating a stand-alone Historic Planning Commission. Since 2000, Planning Board members have executed HPC duties.
Wilson Historical Society slates Memorial Day Fair
Sat, May 21st 2016 07:00 am
The 44th annual Wilson Historical Society Memorial Day Fair will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, May 30, on the museum grounds, 645 Lake St.
Island of Hope: Grand Island mother and daughter among Relay For Life honorees
Sat, May 21st 2016 07:00 am
There is a saying that "when one person has cancer, the whole family has cancer." Cancer can tear a family apart or bring it closer together. For Grace Aswad's family, cancer brought the family together.
DeGlopper Post donates to assist veterans
Sat, May 21st 2016 07:00 am
Members of the Pfc. Charles N. DeGlopper Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9249 presented a check for $500 to the Mentors of Veterans Court in Buffalo.
Lawrence recognized for impact on WNY community
Sat, May 21st 2016 07:00 am
Teresa Lawrence, Ph.D., superintendent of the Grand Island Central School District, was the recipient of the 2016 University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education Distinguished Alumni Award.
Gus Macker signup deadline extended
Sat, May 21st 2016 07:00 am
Two weeks away from tipoff of the 2016 Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, the registration deadline to play in the tourney has been extended a week.
YBPA officers, board members meet
Fri, May 20th 2016 09:20 pm
Newly sworn-in officers and board members of the Youngstown Business and Professional Association gathered last week for a group photo following YBPA's board meeting.
The votes are in ...
Fri, May 20th 2016 08:45 pm
The Lewiston-Porter School District's $43.091 million budget for 2016-17 won voter passage by a margin of 668 to 205. District voters also approved the Lew-Port repair reserve fund proposition by a 671 to 191 mark.
Working toward betterment: Buffalo Avenue businesses look to improve the area
Fri, May 20th 2016 08:40 pm
Small businesses are working together to steer Buffalo Avenue on the road to improvement, by attracting new business and customers through enhancements to the area and beautification initiatives.
NACC 'Crystal Gala' to celebrate 15 years of success
Fri, May 20th 2016 08:40 pm
The Niagara Arts and Cultural Center invites the community to its 15th anniversary celebration.
'Local Legendary Burgers' return to Hard Rock Cafe for encore performance on 'World Burger Tour'
Fri, May 20th 2016 08:40 pm
Guests can say "Bon voyage" as their taste buds take flight on Hard Rock Cafe's "World Burger Tour."
ECHDC: Central wharf extension complete, ready for Canalside's busy summer season
Fri, May 20th 2016 08:25 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. today announced the upgrade and extension of the central wharf is complete and open to the public.
Skillet 'Unleashed' on Aug. 5
Fri, May 20th 2016 08:25 pm
Grammy-nominated rockers Skillet will release "Unleashed," their new studio album and follow up to their 2013 release "Rise," which bowed at No. 4 on the Billboard Top 200.
Ariana Grande, Little Big Town, Blake Shelton, Sia, ZAYN set to perform on season finale of 'The Voice'
Fri, May 20th 2016 08:25 pm
NBC's two-time Emmy Award-winning music competition series "The Voice" wraps its 10th season on Tuesday, May 24 (9-11 p.m. ET/PT), with a live, star-studded blockbuster telecast featuring performances by Ariana Grande, Little Big Town, Blake Shelton, Sia and ZAYN.
Casting Crowns announces new studio album 'The Very Next Thing' releasing Sept. 16
Fri, May 20th 2016 08:20 pm
Multi-platinum-selling and Grammy-winning Casting Crowns announces the release of their new studio album, "The Very Next Thing," on Sept. 16 (Beach Street/Reunion).
 

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