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SBA announces National Small Business Week
Thu, Mar 16th 2017 01:30 pm
The head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, Administrator Linda McMahon, announced this year's National Small Business Week will be held from April 30-May 6.
Jasmine Murray is 'Fearless' with debut single
Thu, Mar 16th 2017 01:30 pm
Fair Trade Services newest signing, singer and songwriter Jasmine Murray, is climbing the radio charts with her debut single, "Fearless."
Mount St. Mary's child care open house
Thu, Mar 16th 2017 01:30 pm
The Mount St. Mary's Child Care Center will hold an open house from 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23.
UB nursing welcomes pain and opioid addictions expert as Bullough Lecture speaker
Thu, Mar 16th 2017 01:30 pm
The opioid epidemic affecting the nation will be the focus of the University at Buffalo School of Nursing's 20th annual Bullough Lecture, which will be presented by Peggy Compton, Ph.D., associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania.
5th annual 'Spring It On' fundraising campaign raises $135,501 for 155 agencies
Thu, Mar 16th 2017 01:25 pm
In a show of generosity and support for the fifth straight year, 1,870 local donors opened their wallets and gave over $135,501 to 155 nonprofits participating in "Spring It On," a 24-hour online fundraising event powered by the United Way of Buffalo and Erie County.
Snowstorm: Carbon monoxide hazards and generator safety
Wed, Mar 15th 2017 06:45 pm
With the recent snowfall and potential for more blowing and drifting snow, precautionary measures should be taken to protect you and your family from carbon monoxide poisoning. Especially during the winter weather months, primary sources of carbon monoxide poisoning include blocked furnace and hot water tank vents, as well as improperly placed portable generators.
TCM celebrates legendary actor Michael Douglas 'In Live From the 2017 TCM Classic Film Festival' interview
Wed, Mar 15th 2017 06:35 pm
Turner Classic Movies has announced legendary actor Michael Douglas will attend the 2017 TCM Classic Film Festival for a pair of major events.
Easter Bunny hopping over to St. Peter's School
Wed, Mar 15th 2017 06:30 pm
The Easter Bunny will make an appearance at St. Peter's R.C. School on Sunday, April 2, when the school will be hosting its second annual "Brunch with the Easter Bunny."
Public meeting scheduled to present recommendations from Erie County broadband internet study
Wed, Mar 15th 2017 06:30 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz has announced a public meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, at the Erie County Fire Training Academy to present recommendations from Erie County's broadband internet study, which began in December 2016.
Winter Storm Stella belts Niagara County
Wed, Mar 15th 2017 06:30 pm
With less than a week before for the first day of spring, Niagara County residents were treated to perhaps the last vestiges of winter Tuesday and Wednesday, as "Superstorm Stella" roared through the area.
'The Voice' completes blind auditions as coaches ready their 48 artists for 'Battle Rounds'
Wed, Mar 15th 2017 06:25 pm
Coaches from NBC's three-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice" have each selected their 12-member teams that will advance to the "Battle Rounds" phase of the competition.
Buffalo Geological Society's 49th annual Gem-Mineral-Fossil Show at Erie County Fairgrounds
Wed, Mar 15th 2017 06:20 pm
The Buffalo Geological Society, a nonprofit organization, will host its 49th annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show on March 25-26 in the Market, Grange and State Police buildings at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Disney XD orders early second season of 'Big Hero 6 The Series' ahead of its premiere
Wed, Mar 15th 2017 06:15 pm
Disney XD has ordered an early second season of the anticipated "Big Hero 6 The Series" before the first season premieres this fall, with Emmy Award-winners Mark McCorkle, Bob Schooley and Nick Filippi (the team behind the global hit Disney Channel series "Kim Possible") as executive producers.
Kelsea Ballerini, Alessia Cara, Jordan Fisher to perform at 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards
Wed, Mar 15th 2017 06:15 pm
Grammy Award-nominee Kelsea Ballerini, multiplatinum recording artist Alessia Cara, and Broadway's "Hamilton" star and Hollywood Records recording artist Jordan Fisher are scheduled to perform at the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards, music's biggest event for families, on Saturday, April 29, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Aquarium of Niagara animals love snow days!
Wed, Mar 15th 2017 09:10 am
While most people do their best to avoid snow, the animals at the Aquarium of Niagara seem to enjoy a little bit of the fluffy white stuff.
Winter Storm Stella: Tractor trailer ban continues
Wed, Mar 15th 2017 08:45 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced late Tuesday that the temporary tractor trailer ban remains in effect on I-81, I-86/Route 17, I-87 from Albany to the Canadian border, I-88 and on all of the New York State Thruway.
National Fuel advises homeowners to avoid snow-related heating emergencies before they happen
Tue, Mar 14th 2017 03:40 pm
With the recent snow accumulation across Western New York, National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp. (National Fuel) reminds all homeowners that snow and ice pose a variety of safety and performance issues to their heating systems. National Fuel advises all homeowners to be extra vigilant and pay careful attention to their furnaces and vents before, during and after any snowstorm.
Judge Erin P. DeLabio seeks Family Court seat
Tue, Mar 14th 2017 03:30 pm
In the presence of her family and over 250 supporters in attendance at a celebration in her honor at the LaSalle Yacht Club, Judge Erin P. DeLabio announced her candidacy for the office of Niagara County Family Court judge.
ABC's 'Dancing with the Stars' returns for 24th season, hitting milestone 400 episodes in season premiere
Tue, Mar 14th 2017 03:30 pm
"Dancing with the Stars" is back with a new, dynamic cast of celebrities who are ready to hit the ballroom floor. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere, live, Monday, March 20 (8-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.
YWCA Munk/Human scholarship applications available
Tue, Mar 14th 2017 03:30 pm
The YWCA of the Niagara Frontier will be providing YWCA Munk/Human scholarships for Niagara County women returning to secondary education effective for the fall 2017 semester.
Destination Niagara USA: Niagara Falls USA launches new tourism brand
Tue, Mar 14th 2017 01:40 pm
Destination Niagara USA, formerly the Niagara Tourism & Convention Corp., unveiled a new tourism-marketing brand on Tuesday to increase awareness of Niagara Falls and Niagara County as an international bucket-list destination.
State of emergency across New York
Tue, Mar 14th 2017 12:15 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday declared a state of emergency across all 62 counties in New York ahead of the extreme winter storm that's brought heavy snowfall and high winds. The governor also directed nonessential state employees impacted by the winter storm to stay home from work on Tuesday without having to charge accruals.
Volunteer training slated at Niagara Hospice
Tue, Mar 14th 2017 11:50 am
Niagara Hospice is recruiting volunteers to attend the next hospice volunteer training scheduled at 5 p.m. April 4-5.
The Lighthouse has Arthur Ward this weekend
Tue, Mar 14th 2017 11:50 am
Arthur Ward with special guest Meg Roberts debuts at The Lighthouse Café, 555 Davison Road, Lockport, this Saturday, March 18, at 7 p.m. Ward recently released the "Restless" EP and the singles "You Hold My Life Together" and the title track, "Restless."
Morinello announces boater safety course
Tue, Mar 14th 2017 11:45 am
Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello will host a free boater safety course, in conjunction with the Niagara County Sheriff's Office, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at the Frontier Fire Department firehall, 2179 River Road, Wheatfield.
Historic Palace Theatre presents 'Beauty and the Beast'
Tue, Mar 14th 2017 11:40 am
One of the world's favorite Disney classics will be brought to life on stage at the Historic Palace Theatre, in the live musical production of "Beauty and the Beast."
Winter Storm Stella: USDA food safety tips for areas affected by storm
Tue, Mar 14th 2017 11:30 am
As a winter storm impacts northeast states, USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service shares food safety tips to keep in mind when preparing for a weather emergency.
Winter Storm Stella: Tractor-trailer ban
Tue, Mar 14th 2017 11:30 am
Earlier Tuesday morning, the New York State Thruway Authority announced a tractor-trailer ban for the entire length of the thruway due to severe weather conditions.
Buffalo Museum of Science presents Messfest
Tue, Mar 14th 2017 07:00 am
On Saturday, March 25, the Buffalo Museum of Science proudly presents Messfest. The venue will have everything ooey, gooey, sticky and fun. Guests are invited to make a mess, and staffers will clean up the rest!
Niagara County leadership told to brace for storm
Mon, Mar 13th 2017 09:20 pm
The leadership of Niagara County's government has been put on notice to prepare to meet anticipated manpower and equipment needs heading into an anticipated late-winter Nor'easter snowstorm.
Dr. Bull joins Lewiston Primary Care Center staff
Mon, Mar 13th 2017 05:50 pm
Robert L. Bull Jr., M.D., F.A.A.F.P., has joined the medical staff at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's Lewiston Primary Care Center.
Warning issued on cell phone scam that may have affected dozens
Mon, Mar 13th 2017 05:25 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn joins the Special Investigation Unit of New York State Police in warning consumers of a cell phone scam that may have affected dozens of people.
New York State Office for the Aging director offers winter safety tips for older New Yorkers
Mon, Mar 13th 2017 05:25 pm
New York State Office for the Aging Acting Director Greg Olsen reminds older New Yorkers and caregivers to take precautions in winter weather, as cold temperatures and heavy snow can create hazardous conditions for older adults.
Winter Storm Stella: Schneiderman warns against price gouging
Mon, Mar 13th 2017 05:10 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman on Monday issued a consumer alert warning both consumers and businesses about price gouging ahead of this week's blizzard, which is expected to impact parts of New York.
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School presents 'School House Rock'
Mon, Mar 13th 2017 05:05 pm
At 7 p.m. March 17-18, and 2 p.m. March 19, the culture of the phenomenon "School House Rock" comes to life on Niagara Catholic's stage. Audiences are invited to come out and watch Tom, a nerve-wrecked school teacher, played by Michael Sanders, as he faces his first day of teaching.
Call to artists: Submit designs for Old Falls Street's 2017 mural in celebration of city's 125th birthday
Mon, Mar 13th 2017 03:25 pm
Calling all area artists: Old Falls Street, USA, is looking for local artists who are interested in painting a three-panel mural in celebration of the 125th birthday of the City of Niagara Falls.
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. approves contract to advance Canalside interpretive structures project
Mon, Mar 13th 2017 03:20 pm
The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. Board of Directors met on Monday and approved several items, including a contract for architectural and engineering design services for the Canalside interpretive structures project; ECHDC's operating and capital budgets; and an agreement with the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation for operations and maintenance of property at Buffalo's Outer Harbor.
Wanted: Local high-tech startups to apply for $25K pitch competition
Mon, Mar 13th 2017 03:20 pm
Applications are now open for the annual Bright Buffalo Niagara Entrepreneur Expo, to be held on Wednesday, June 28.
Erie County Dept. of Social Services, Mobile Safety Net partners to host 'Family Night Out' in Lackawanna
Mon, Mar 13th 2017 11:50 am
The Erie County Department of Social Services will join other members of the Lackawanna Stakeholders Coalition to host "Family Night Out" on Monday, March 27, at Catholic Charities in Lackawanna.
Artpark partnering with Funtime Presents on 'Coors Light Concerts'; 311 first act announced
Mon, Mar 13th 2017 11:30 am
Artpark and Funtime on Monday announced the first concert of the new "Coors Light Concerts at Artpark" series scheduled for Artpark's Outdoor Amphitheater. 311 will appear in concert on Monday, July 10, at the Amphitheater stage as part of WEDG-FM 103.3 "The Edge" "Edgefest: The Series." Also on the bill will be special guests New Politics and The Skints.