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Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas: Cooper Sign Co. January's 'Member of the Month'
Fri, Jan 20th 2017 11:10 am
Cooper Sign Co. of 7350 Porter Road is the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas' "Member of the Month."
Niagara County IDA approves tax break for NT housing & retail complex
Fri, Jan 20th 2017 11:10 am
Last week, members of the Niagara County Industrial Development Agency voted 7-1 in favor of providing tax break assistance to VisoneCo Site Development for its $20 million housing and retail project planned for North Tonawanda.
Tuscarora visitor at Holy Ghost Lutheran School
Fri, Jan 20th 2017 11:10 am
Fifth-graders at Holy Ghost Lutheran School were recently visited by Leona Gonzales, great grandmother of student Gabriella Gonzales.
Town of Niagara: Board appoints consultant for townwide comprehensive plan
Fri, Jan 20th 2017 11:10 am
The town board voted in favor of appointed Steinmetz Planning Group as the lead consultant in the development of a townwide comprehensive plan Tuesday night.
NT: Brown takes on city attorney position
Fri, Jan 20th 2017 11:05 am
North Tonawanda officially has a new city attorney.
John Legend & Robin Thicke join Jon Hamm for 'The NHL100' presented by GEICO
Thu, Jan 19th 2017 04:20 pm
Academy Award and 10-time Grammy winner John Legend, and Grammy-nominated recording artists Robin Thicke and John Ondrasik of Five for Fighting will join host Jon Hamm, 2017 NHL all-star players and famous hockey fans for "The NHL100" presented by GEICO, a star-studded event in which the entire collection of the 100 greatest NHL players will be unveiled.
Cuomo announces new initiatives to promote winter tourism across New York
Thu, Jan 19th 2017 04:05 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Thursday unveiled a new marketing campaign designed to increase visitors and generate interest in New York state's top winter tourism attractions and destinations.
'Niagara Plunge' service program honored by Niagara Falls Boys & Girls Club
Thu, Jan 19th 2017 04:00 pm
The "Niagara Plunge," a three-day pre-orientation program for first-year students that immerses them in Niagara University's Catholic and Vincentian identity and mission, received the Niagara Falls Boys and Girls Club's Community Service Award during an event held Thursday at The Como Restaurant in Niagara Falls.
Food Network orders seconds of 'Ginormous Food'
Thu, Jan 19th 2017 04:00 pm
Midway through the first season, Food Network announced today it has picked up 13 additional episodes of new primetime series "Ginormous Food." The show stars comedian and food fanatic Josh Denny, who travels the country tasting the greatest and biggest dishes, while learning about the amazing stories and people behind them.
New series 'Tough Mudder: The Challenge Within' to debut on CW Seed on Thursday, Feb. 2
Thu, Jan 19th 2017 04:00 pm
The CW Network and Tough Mudder Inc., the leading active lifestyle brand, will debut a new multiplatform six-part series, "Tough Mudder: The Challenge Within," on Thursday, Feb. 2, on CW Seed, The CW's digital network. The finale will premiere as a one-hour broadcast special event on The CW, Tuesday, Feb. 14 (8 p.m. ET/PT).
DEC asks for hunter input on fall 2017 waterfowl seasons
Thu, Jan 19th 2017 04:00 pm
Hunters are invited to submit recommendations to regional waterfowl hunter task forces to help set the dates of the fall 2017 duck-hunting seasons for each of the state's waterfowl hunting zones. Entries are due by Feb. 19, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced.
Aaron Lewis continues 'Sinner' tour with jam-packed schedule
Thu, Jan 19th 2017 03:55 pm
Aaron Lewis started 2017 where he ended 2016: with sold-out performances this past weekend in Greensboro, Raleigh and Charlotte. He has an upcoming sold-out schedule promoting his critically acclaimed album "Sinner" (Dot Records).
Niagara University accepting registrations for winter/spring 2017 continuing education courses
Thu, Jan 19th 2017 03:55 pm
Niagara University's Office of Continuing Education is accepting registrations for its winter/spring 2017 schedule of courses. Credit-free classes are offered in person and online.
Registration opens for 5th annual 'Spring It On' campaign
Thu, Jan 19th 2017 03:55 pm
The United Way of Buffalo & Erie County has opened registration for its successful "Spring It On" campaign for interested nonprofit organizations. Now in its fifth year, the annual campaign is a 24-hour fundraising event designed to raise awareness and funds for not-for-profit organizations throughout Western New York with a unique one-day focus.
Kenan Center to launch 50th anniversary celebration
Thu, Jan 19th 2017 02:40 pm
In 2017, the Kenan Center celebrates 50 years of enriching lives in the community through cultural, educational and recreational opportunities for all ages.
Lighthouse Café reopens Saturday
Wed, Jan 18th 2017 08:45 pm
Brian and Christa Yak with special guest Ben Tagg return to The Lighthouse Café at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21. It will be a night of "music with a message," with various hot beverages and snacks available for purchase.
TNT's hit series 'Major Crimes' renewed for season 6
Wed, Jan 18th 2017 06:05 pm
Turner's TNT has picked up a sixth season of the popular crime-drama "Major Crimes," from Warner Bros. Television, which has consistently ranked as one of cable's most-watched drama series since its chart-topping debut in 2012.
NBC to preview 'Chicago Justice' on Wednesday, March 1
Wed, Jan 18th 2017 06:00 pm
NBC will offer audiences a preview of "Chicago Justice," the newest installment of superproducer Dick Wolf's highly successful "Chicago" franchise, on Wednesday, March 1 (10 p.m. ET/PT).
Kleinhans Music Hall Management Inc. elects new members, officers
Wed, Jan 18th 2017 06:00 pm
At its annual meeting Tuesday, the board of directors of Kleinhans Music Hall Management Inc., the nonprofit established in 1940 to operate the famous venue, elected Tania Werbizky and Jeremy Oczek to serve three-year terms as members.
NBC, LeBron James score with hit series 'The Wall,' as network orders 20 additional episodes
Wed, Jan 18th 2017 06:00 pm
NBC has ordered 20 more episodes of its edge-of-your-seat new alternative hit "The Wall," executive produced by NBA superstar LeBron James and Maverick Carter and hosted by Chris Hardwick.
Sabres to host students from Future Goals program
Wed, Jan 18th 2017 06:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team will once again host more than 2,500 local students as part of the NHL and NHLPA Future Goals program at KeyBank Center on Jan. 19. Future Goals focuses on using the game of hockey to teach science, technology engineering and mathematics.
Cuomo proposes extension of state film tax credit program through 2022
Wed, Jan 18th 2017 06:00 pm
Recognizing the impact of the New York state film tax credit program, leaders of the film and television production industry in New York applauded Gov. Andrew Cuomo's 2017-18 executive budget proposal, which includes a full extension of the program, at $420 million per year, through 2022.
Fall's best reviewed & no. 1-rated new series, 'This Is Us,' receives renewal for 2 additional seasons
Wed, Jan 18th 2017 05:55 pm
To the delight of a large and passionate fan base, NBC has ordered two, minimum-18-episode seasons of its Tuesday night drama "This Is Us." The Pearson family will be spending a few more birthdays with NBC.
Morinello: Capitol halls are silent on ethics reforms
Wed, Jan 18th 2017 05:55 pm
The silence is so noticeable you can hear a pin drop.
NBC reunites 'Will & Grace' (and Jack and Karen)
Wed, Jan 18th 2017 05:55 pm
NBC is officially bringing back television's favorite foursome with a 10-episode limited run of "Will & Grace" during the 2017-18 season.
State of the County: McNall says redouble budget efforts
Wed, Jan 18th 2017 09:40 am
Comparing County Manager Rick Updegrove to a marksman, Legislature Chairman Wm. Keith McNall, R-Lockport, praised the 2017 county budget while making clear he expects a continuation of fiscally conservative policies.
'The Destroyer' Dick Beyer receives PWI's Stanley Weston Award for lifetime achievement
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 05:30 pm
Pro Wrestling Illustrated has named "The Destroyer" Dick Beyer the recipient of the 2016 Stanley Weston Award, the magazine's lifetime achievement award.
Cordish Companies donate 333 Prospect Street to Niagara County Community College Foundation
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 05:30 pm
Niagara County Community College President James P. Klyczek on Tuesday announced the Cordish Companies donated the land at 333 Prospect St., Niagara Falls, to the NCCC Foundation.
ABC's No. 1 hit reality show, 'Dancing with the Stars,' returns with an all-new season in March
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 05:00 pm
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" will return for its 24th season on Monday, March 20 (8-10:01 p.m. EST).
A Night of Symphonic Rock coming to Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino April 28
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 05:00 pm
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino announced A Night of Symphonic Rock will perform inside the Seneca Niagara Events Center at 8 p.m. April 28. Tickets go on sale at noon on Friday and start at $25.
Gino's Italian Bakery creates Summit signature cupcake
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 04:55 pm
Gino's Italian Bakery of Buffalo is creating signature cannoli cupcakes for The Summit Federal Credit Union Wine & Chocolate Festival in Buffalo.
January rabies vaccination clinic coming to North Buffalo Community Center
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 04:55 pm
The Erie County Department of Health, in conjunction with the SPCA Serving Erie County, the Niagara Frontier Veterinary Society, and the Veterinary Technology Program at Medaille College, has announced a free rabies vaccination clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets to be held from 3-7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the North Buffalo Community Center.
Buffalo Sabres Alumni Wine Festival returns
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 04:55 pm
The Buffalo Sabres Alumni Association is hosting the 13th annual Sabres Alumni Wine Festival from 6-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, at KeyBank Center.
Heart of Niagara holding 5th 'Taste of the Niagara Region' fundraiser
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 04:50 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will hold its fifth annual "Heart to Heart, Taste of the Niagara Region" fundraiser from noon until 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at The Conference and Event Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St.
Sunnking Inc. purchases heavy-duty machinery to automate processing
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 04:50 pm
Duane Beckett, CEO of Sunnking Inc., has announced the purchase of equipment to shred and separate electronic devices to maximize materials recovery. With improved efficiency, Sunnking can process high volumes of end-of-life electronics at its R2-certified facility, and have cleaner streams of reusable commodities.
Lockport: Nominate a recipient for 12th annual 'Key to the Locks' award
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 04:50 pm
The Erie Canal Discovery Center and Niagara History Center are seeking nominees for the 12th annual "Key to the Locks" award.
Civil rights icon visits Lewiston
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 04:05 pm
Lee Simonson, Susan Geissler, Pete Henderson and Tim Henderson (aka Josiah Tryon) welcomed Dorothy Counts-Scoggins to the Village of Lewiston on Tuesday. Almost 60 years ago, at the age of 15, Counts-Scoggins was the first black student to attend Harding High School in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Ten Lives Club gears up to host 8th annual chili cook-off contest
Mon, Jan 16th 2017 05:15 pm
Ten Lives Club Cat Adoption Group announced its eighth annual chili cook-off will take place from 12:30-3 p.m. this Sunday, Jan. 22, at J's White Elephant, 1404 Abbott Road, Lackawanna.
'Powerful Tools for Caregivers' event in Youngstown
Mon, Jan 16th 2017 02:50 pm
The First Presbyterian Church of Youngstown will hold an informational event on caring for elderly/disabled. Venture Forthe will present "Powerful Tools for Caregivers" at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, at 100 Church St. Representatives will cover all aspects of being a caregiver and where to gain assistance.
11th annual Sweet Charity to benefit Food Bank of WNY
Mon, Jan 16th 2017 02:40 pm
Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy food and drink selections from more than 40 Western New York establishments during the 11th annual Sweet Charity to benefit the Food Bank of Western New York.