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Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Bette Midler on 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:40 pm
Jessica Chastain discusses the film "Interstellar."
Local labor groups give back to community with 6th annual 'Labor's Night at the Races'
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:40 pm
The Niagara/Orleans Labor Councils executive board recently made a check presentation to the United Way of Greater Niagara's board of directors.
Buffalo Zoo welcomes baby giraffe
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:25 pm
The Buffalo Zoo is celebrating the birth of a male giraffe.
Depew Allstate agency volunteers for 'Rummage for Rover' for Erie County SPCA
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:20 pm
Employees of the Lemke Advisory Allstate Insurance Agency, located at 2304 George Urban Blvd., Depew, participated in the fourth annual "Rummage for Rover" event this month. More than $10,000 was raised to benefit the Erie County SPCA.
Buffalo Sabres assign Sam Reinhart to Kootenay
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:20 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team assigned forward Sam Reinhart to the Kootenay Ice of the Western Hockey League.
NU professor earns awards from American Journalism Historians Association
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:20 pm
Carrie Teresa, Ph.D., an assistant professor of communication studies at Niagara University, was presented with two awards during the American Journalism Historians Association conference in St. Paul, Minnesota, held Oct. 9-11.
Buffalo City Mission in need of turkeys
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:20 pm
With less than 30 days left to Thanksgiving, the Buffalo City Mission needs the community's help in collecting turkeys for meals serving program residents, shelter guests and those in the community who are in need. This year's goal is 3,000.
DEC announces aggressive plan to prevent spread of tree invasive in Western New York
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:15 pm
Through a partnership with The Nature Conservancy and Cornell Cooperative Extension, the Department of Environmental Conservation is taking action to prevent the spread of hemlock woolly adelgid (or HWA) into the Zoar Valley multiple use area and Zoar Valley unique area, the agency announced.
43North: Cuomo announces $1 million winner the world's largest business idea competition
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:00 pm
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced ASi LLC as the winner of the $1 million grand prize from 43North - the world's largest business idea competition.
Grand Island schedules Veterans Day services
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 07:00 am
The Town of Grand Island has invited veterans, family members, and friends to attend the Veterans Day services on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. at the Veterans Park Memorial Wall located at 1717 Bedell Road.
Lewiston Tour of Homes tickets on sale
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 07:00 am
Tickets for this year's "Tour of Homes," themed "Christmas in the Country," are now on sale.
10 things I miss about Western New York
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 08:00 pm
Quirky changes remind me I'm not in Western New York anymore.
CMA partners with ABC, Toys For Tots to distribute toys to children in need during at holidays
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:55 pm
Celebrate the season with some of the biggest names in music performing holiday classics on "CMA Country Christmas," a two-hour special hosted for the fifth year by Jennifer Nettles airing Monday, Dec. 1 (8 p.m. ET), on ABC.
Niagara Hospice: 'Viva Las Vegas' for volunteers
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:50 pm
Niagara Hospice recently pulled out the red carpet for a "Viva Las Vegas" celebration of the organization's greatest resource: volunteers.
Ben Roethlisberger and Pittsburgh Steelers host Joe Flacco and rival Baltimore Ravens on 'Sunday Night Football'
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:45 pm
Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers (5-3) look to build on last weekend's record-setting offensive performance when they host Joe Flacco and the AFC North rival Baltimore Ravens (5-3) this Sunday, Nov. 2, on NBC's "Sunday Night Football." Pre-game coverage begins with "Football Night In America" at 7 p.m. ET.
Leadership Niagara establishing offices at NU
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:45 pm
Leadership Niagara's executive offices will be housed at Niagara University beginning this fall, thanks to a memorandum of understanding signed by the institutions Monday.
'The Taste' returns to ABC
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:45 pm
Season three of ABC's "The Taste" premieres Thursday, Dec. 4 (8-10 p.m., ET) with the search to find America's best undiscovered cook. Each week, in a fast-paced culinary competition, professional chefs and home cooks go head-to-head in "The Taste" kitchen, and the food is always judged blind.
'Operation United' T-shirts bring funds to veterans' services
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:40 pm
Area residents will have an opportunity to honor and support local veterans and their families through the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County's "Operation United" T-shirt campaign. Those who donate $15 or $20 to this special fundraiser will receive an "Operation United" T-shirt to wear in support of military families.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital board of associates hosts annual pancake breakfast Sunday, Nov. 2
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:40 pm
The board of associates of Mount St. Mary's Hospital is sponsoring its annual pancake breakfast from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at St. John de LaSalle Parish Hall.
New York Power Authority becomes nation's third accredited right-of-way steward utility founder
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:40 pm
The Right-of-Way Stewardship Council announced the New York Power Authority has become the third accredited "Right-of-Way Steward" utility founder for sustainable integrated vegetation management of its respective electric transmission right-of-way system.
Free museum day in Buffalo attracts a crowd
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:40 pm
On Sept. 27 - proclaimed "National Museum Day Live!" in Buffalo by Mayor Byron Brown - museums and cultural institutions across Western New York welcomed more than 2,500 visitors into their spaces, free of charge, as a part of Smithsonian Magazine's 10th annual "Museum Day Live!" initiative.
Higgins announces application period for federal fire grants
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:40 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the opening of the application period for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's fiscal year 2014 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program is 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 3. The application period closes at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5.
Cuomo announces strategic fuel reserve in upstate New York to help prepare for future severe storms, possible fuel emergencies
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:30 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the establishment of a strategic fuel reserve at six key locations in upstate New York to help ensure gasoline and diesel fuels are available to emergency responders in the event of an emergency, including future severe storms.
Western New York Regional Economic Development Council: Eden Valley Growers expanding facility in Erie County
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:30 pm
The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council has announced Eden Valley Growers, a cooperative venture of 10 vegetable producing farms in the fertile Eden Valley area of Erie County, has successfully completed the first phase of its facility expansion.
NYPA post-Sandy measures strengthening electricity infrastructure and resilience against future extreme weather events
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:30 pm
Two years after "Superstorm" Sandy, the New York Power Authority is making strides in bolstering New York's electricity infrastructure against future extreme weather events.
Bataan ARG returns home
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:25 pm
More than 4,000 sailors and Marines serving in the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (BAT ARG) are scheduled to arrive at their homeports in Norfolk, Virginia, Virginia Beach and Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, this weekend.
Interview: Jacqueline Toboni brings Trubel to 'Grimm'
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 05:10 pm
Napoleon Dynamite would love Jacqueline Toboni.
Lawnmower Race raises a grand
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 05:55 pm
The Lawnmower Race and Fall Festival held at the center of Grand Island Oct. 4 raised $1,000 for the Kaegebein Playground Committee despite uncooperative weather.
Walk-in flu clinics for area veterans scheduled
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 05:55 pm
Veterans enrolled in VA health care may obtain flu vaccines at upcoming walk-in clinics scheduled at VA Western New York Healthcare System.
Grand Island Historical Society to hold Christmas luncheons
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 05:55 pm
The Grand Island Historical Society will hold its annual Christmas luncheons at River Lea at noon on Dec. 1, 2 and 5.
Grand Island Lions Club: Tuscarora Nation receives medical equipment
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 05:55 pm
The Grand Island Lions Club recently donated durable medical equipment to the Tuscarora Nation Health Center.
Huth Road Elementary School students ride to school on GIFC truck
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 05:00 pm
Some lucky students from Huth Road Elementary School received a ride to school Tuesday courtesy of the Grand Island Fire Co.
AlertID, McGruff the Crime Dog aim to help families keep children safe on Halloween
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 12:15 pm
Halloween is one of the most anticipated nights of the year for children. AlertID, the fastest growing free-to-use neighborhood safety network, and the National Crime Prevention Council, home of McGruff the Crime Dog, offer tips on how families can stay safe while trick-or-treating.
'America's Got Talent' wants you to help 'spot' America's next superstar with talent scout
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 12:15 pm
"America's Got Talent," announced today that, in addition to its multi-city audition tour, the series will offer fans the opportunity to refer their favorite acts with "Talent Scout," an online nomination submission where people can refer their favorite singers, dancers, illusionists and comedians to be considered for the competition series.
Gospel music fundraiser for Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 12:15 pm
The Chapel at CrossPoint is sponsoring a fun, old-fashioned "Southern Gospel" fundraising concert to benefit a local mission that provides food and housing programs for the poor in Niagara Falls.
Interview: AJR is A-mazing
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 10:00 am
The Met brothers - Adam, 24, Ryan, 20, and Jack, 17, have crafted their own unique sound in the family's Chelsea living room and on New York's city streets.
'Spreading the love': Niagara County lawmakers donate 11-dozen jars to 'PB&J Drive'
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 08:30 am
Legislator Rick Updegrove and Legislator Wm. Keith McNall welcomed the volunteers at the core of the "Peanut Butter & Jelly Drive" Tuesday night, presenting them with a proclamation declaring November "Peanut Butter & Jelly Month" in Niagara County.
Bright Buffalo Niagara to showcase hottest investment prospects from 43North competition
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 03:20 pm
Bright Buffalo Niagara will partner with 43North to present "The Bright Buffalo Niagara Semifinalist Meet-Up." 43North is the world's largest business plan competition, being held in Buffalo to showcase some of the hottest investment prospects from across the globe.