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Obit: Richard J. Dobmeier
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 06:25 pm
Richard J. "Dick" Dobmeier, of Grand Island, passed away Sept. 28, 2014.
Walk-in flu clinics for area veterans scheduled
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 06:25 pm
Veterans enrolled in VA health care may obtain flu vaccines at upcoming walk-in clinics scheduled at VA Western New York Healthcare System, 3495 Bailey Ave., Buffalo:
Trinity United Methodist Church: Fall Festival set for Oct. 25
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 06:25 pm
Trinity United Methodist Church will hold its annual Fall Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25.
GIFC seeking volunteers
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 06:25 pm
The Grand Island Fire Co. is looking for individuals to join the fire service.
Niagara Career and Tech Ed Center assists Niagara Hospice
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 06:25 pm
Thanks to the cooking skills of Bob Ihle's Culinary Arts students at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center, Niagara Hospice will be receiving a generous donation.
N-W received independent audit report
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 06:25 pm
The company that oversaw the Niagara-Wheatfield School District's recent independent audit gave a report of its findings at the school board meeting Wednesday, Oct. 15.
Amanda's Angels - ALS Buffalo set benefit
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 06:15 pm
•Amanda Pumm Bernier grew up in the Western New York area. The woman, her family, and husband, Chris, hail from a long line of firefighters and first responders and have a tradition of helping others.
I-190 lane closures
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 06:05 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation announced Thursday travel restrictions will continue on NY Route 384 (Buffalo Avenue), and Interstate 190, in the City of Niagara Falls, to allow for the continuing construction of new bridges carrying the thruway over Buffalo Avenue.
NYPA to acquire two new tugboats
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 06:05 pm
The New York Power Authority board of trustees has taken action for the acquisition of two new tugboats to support the operation of the Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant.
Robbery suspect sought
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 06:05 pm
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Bureau is continuing its investigation into a robbery that occurred at approximately 2:55 p.m. Tuesday at the Subway restaurant, 2846 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
Sabres announce slate of 'Kids Day' games
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 05:55 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will offer special ticket pricing for an additional slate of games designated as Perry's Ice Cream Kids Day.
Register for Michelle's Memorial 5K
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 05:55 pm
The third annual Michelle's Memorial 5K will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, in Middleport. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. at the Middleport Firehall, and the starting line will be close by on Mill Street. The course will be along the scenic Erie Canal.
Aaron Rodgers and Green Bay Packers travel to New Orleans to take on Drew Brees and Saints on 'Sunday Night Football'
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 05:45 pm
Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers look to add to their four-game winning streak this Sunday when they travel to New Orleans to face Drew Brees and the Saints on "Sunday Night Football" on NBC.
On National Food Day, Higgins joins Food Bank of WNY to promote awareness of community need
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 05:45 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins visited the Food Bank of Western New York as communities across the country recognized National Food Day with events aimed at promoting access to healthy food.
Jim Parsons to star in NBC's animated holiday event 'Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas'
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 05:40 pm
NBC is bringing in the holiday spirit with the stop-motion, hour-long animated special "Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas," set to air at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16.
Celebrate Catholic education in Niagara
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 05:40 pm
The Catholic Schools of Niagara County will celebrate and honor those who support Catholic Education at a dinner event Monday.
United Way of Greater Niagara gearing for gala
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 05:40 pm
As October nears to an end, United Way of Greater Niagara officials are preparing for their upcoming gala, which benefits the annual campaign.
'The Chew' celebrates Halloween with bewitching bites, super spooky sweets and devilish dinners
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 05:40 pm
During the week of Oct. 27-31, "The Chew" is celebrating Halloween with all of the bewitching bites, super spooky sweets and devilish dinners one needs to have a ghoulishly good time. On Friday, "The Chew" co-hosts will reveal their Halloween costumes when they host a hauntingly delicious Halloween party. Celebrity guests include rock legend Gene Simmons, Stanley Tucci and Tracy Pollan.
Amy Poehler, Emma Thompson headline guest lineup on 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael"
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 05:40 pm
Kelly and Michael highlight 2014's most unforgettable characters from pop culture and the world of entertainment for "LIVE's Best Halloween Show Ever...Seriously."
'The Rite of Spring' with Richmond Ballet and Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 05:35 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, will present "The Rite of Spring" with Richmond Ballet and Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, in the Mainstage Theatre, located at the Center for the Arts, North Campus.
'Arts Access' program celebrates first successful year; launches season two
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 05:35 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York announced the successful conclusion of year one of its "Arts Access" program, which began in September 2013, and announced the program will continue for its second season.
Marshall joins medical staff at Niagara Falls Memorial
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 05:35 pm
Jonathan Marshall, D.O., an interventional radiologist, has joined the medical staff and is performing procedures at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Wadhawan named chief of cardiology at Niagara Falls Memorial
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 05:35 pm
Sachin Wadhawan, M.D., has been appointed chief of the department of cardiology at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Ceretto secures emergency services dispatching funding
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 05:35 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto has helped to secure $189,204 in grants for Niagara County for emergency service dispatch operations.
'CMA Country Christmas' airs Dec. 1 on ABC
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 05:35 pm
Some of the biggest names in music will come together to celebrate the holidays on "CMA Country Christmas," a two-hour special hosted for the fifth year by Jennifer Nettles. It airs Monday, Dec. 1 (8-10 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
David Giuntoli, Reggie Lee preview new season of 'Grimm'
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 08:10 am
As season three came to a close, Trubel (Jacqueline Toboni) crashed the wedding to warn best man Nick (David Giuntoli) he was in danger. It seems Adalind (Claire Coffee) had cast a spell that not only tricked him into believing she was his girlfriend, Juliette (Bitsie Tulloch), but had taken his Grimm powers away, too. Truble knew this because Nick's Portland PD captain, Sean Renard (Sasha Roiz), filled her in on the details ... before he was (fatally?) shot outside of Nick's and Juliette's home.
Take the plunge Dec. 13 (12/13/14), then win a honeymoon in Niagara Falls
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 03:25 pm
Dec. 13, 2014, is set to be the last number-sequential date until Jan. 2, 2034, and for those wanting a unique wedding date, people are clamoring to say, "I do."
Buffalo City Mission launches $2.3 million 'One Mission, One Hope' fall campaign
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 03:15 pm
The Buffalo City Mission has kicked off its annual "One Mission, One Hope" fall campaign by setting a goal of $2.3 million for 2014, to help raise critical funds necessary to sustain programs and services for the region's homeless.
Roswell Park Cancer Institute tobacco control program awarded $1 million in contracts
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 03:15 pm
Roswell Park Cancer Institute was awarded three contracts from the New York State Department of Health's Bureau of Tobacco Control for regional tobacco control programs.
Niagara University to honor Glynn, Demler and Bennett at President's Dinner
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 03:00 pm
The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., has made access and affordability to excellent education hallmarks of his second year as president of Niagara University.
George Lucas talks fantasy cinema in TCM's latest 'A Night at the Movies' documentary
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 03:00 pm
As excitement continues to build over the new trilogy in the "Star Wars" franchise, the man who created it - George Lucas - is going to take Turner Classic Movies viewers on a ride through some of the movies that have sparked his imagination and inspired his career.
Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper Niagara River habitat conservation strategy, launches campaign to protect headwater forestland important to urban drinking water
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 03:00 pm
A three-year long Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper strategic initiative assessing and identifying the critical habitats for the more than 900,000-acre Niagara River watershed was recently completed through the Environmental Protection Agency's Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
Schneiderman issues consumer alert on Ebola-related scams
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 03:00 pm
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has issued a consumer alert warning New Yorkers about scams related to fears of Ebola.
43North Global Business Idea Competition announces official lineup of judges for Oct. 30 finals event
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 02:55 pm
43North has announced its lineup of finals judges for the finalist pitch session of the world's largest ($5 million) business idea competition, which will take place as part of "43North Week" Oct. 30 at Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo.
Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski, Terry Gannon named NBC Sports Group's lead figure skating announce team
Wed, Oct 22nd 2014 11:55 pm
Three-time U.S. figure skating champion Johnny Weir, 1998 Olympic gold medalist Tara Lipinski, and play-by-play announcer Terry Gannon have been named NBC Sports Group's new lead figure skating broadcast team.
Food Network celebrates Thanksgiving 'Flay-style' with holiday special 'Thanksgiving at Bobby's'
Wed, Oct 22nd 2014 11:55 pm
Bobby Flay hosts all-star special, "Thanksgiving at Bobby's," this holiday season, complete with favorite recipes, tips and expert culinary advice to help viewers prepare for their own upcoming feast.
WNYREDC Co-Chair Howard Zemsky presents on 'Buffalo Billion' to Urban Land Institute
Wed, Oct 22nd 2014 11:55 pm
Howard Zemsky, Western New York Regional Economic Development Council co-chair and Larkin Development Group managing partner, today spoke about the "Buffalo Billion" initiative at the Urban Land Institute's fall meeting in New York City.
LCA presents 'A Tribute to the Edmund Fitzgerald'
Wed, Oct 22nd 2014 11:55 pm
At 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, Lewiston Council on the Arts presents "A Tribute to the Edmund Fitzgerald" at the Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q., 432 Center St. This multisensory, multimedia tribute will be hosted by artist and Fitzgerald enthusiast Thomas Paul Asklar.
NYPA hosts annual 'Halloween Spooktacular' at Power Vista
Wed, Oct 22nd 2014 11:50 pm
Children can get a running start on Halloween at the New York Power Authority's annual "Halloween Spooktacular" Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Power Vista, the visitors center for NYPA's Niagara Power Project in Lewiston.