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Freeform & Marvel announce additional cast for 'Marvel's Cloak & Dagger'
Wed, Feb 15th 2017 11:15 am
Freeform and Marvel announced six new series regulars for its anticipated new series, "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger," a live-action adaptation of the popular Marvel comic.
Parkinson's skating party hits Canalside
Tue, Feb 14th 2017 12:45 pm
The National Parkinson Foundation of Western New York will host its third annual Parkinson's ice skating party at Canalside on Wednesday, Feb. 15.
ECHDC approves design of Explore & More Children's Museum at Canalside
Tue, Feb 14th 2017 12:30 pm
The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. met on Tuesday and approved the architectural design of Explore & More Children's Museum, marking the final step prior to the museum's construction on the South Aud Block of Canalside. The project will break ground next to the restored canal system in March.
Arnold Schwarzenegger selects new 'Celebrity Apprentice'
Tue, Feb 14th 2017 09:20 am
"American Ninja Warrior" host Matt Iseman has been crowned the winner of "The New Celebrity Apprentice," outlasting 15 other celebrities to win the show's ultimate prize.
Morinello pushes for college affordability
Tue, Feb 14th 2017 09:15 am
On Monday, Republican Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello joined his colleagues in presenting his conference's plan to tackle the issue of college affordability.
Buffalo Sabres: Tyler Ennis introduces 'Enzo Sauce'
Tue, Feb 14th 2017 09:15 am
Buffalo Sabres forward Tyler Ennis announced the debut of "Enzo Sauce," a brand of dipping sauce created by Ennis. The sauce, which features hot sauce and ranch dressing as its main ingredients, is now available at Tops Friendly Markets and Wegmans stores in the Western New York region.
Niagara University providing free tax help
Tue, Feb 14th 2017 09:15 am
For the 36th straight year, accounting students from Niagara University's College of Business Administration are providing free tax preparation assistance to members of the Niagara Falls community this tax season.
Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops announces 2017 scholarships for foodservice & hospitality students
Tue, Feb 14th 2017 09:10 am
The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops is accepting applications for its annual scholarship program to support Western New York-area high school seniors in pursuit of higher education in the foodservice and hospitality industries. The program awards up to five scholarship winners with $1,000 each to be applied toward their college education.
Vikings can't tame Lions: Lockport defeats Grand Island to split NFL title
Sat, Feb 11th 2017 05:30 pm
In front of the home crowd at the "Lions Den" on Friday, Lockport High School defeated the Grand Island Vikings, 62-57, on Senior Night.
New board members at Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce
Sat, Feb 11th 2017 05:00 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce held a board of directors' orientation in January at the Center of Renewal at Stella Niagara.
Artpark looks to go '70s retro
Sat, Feb 11th 2017 07:00 am
Tanis Winslow, director of art programs at Artpark, announced this week that Artpark & Company officials are seeking to return that now drab-looking parking area adjacent to the Mainstage Theater complex and below the outdoor amphitheater to its late '70s flavor, complete with multicolors.
DoubleTree Hotel a stone's throw from Island
Sat, Feb 11th 2017 07:00 am
As DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel General Manager Scott Swagler gives a tour of the newest hotel in downtown Niagara Falls, he shows a suite to a group of young women.
Western New York Regional Economic Development Council announces Dr. Virginia Horvath to serve as co-chair of WNYREDC
Fri, Feb 10th 2017 05:00 pm
The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council on Friday announced State University of New York at Fredonia President Dr. Virginia "Ginny" Horvath will serve as the academic co-chair.
'The Chew' welcomes first-time guests Luke Wilson & Chrissy Metz
Fri, Feb 10th 2017 04:50 pm
Film star Luke Wilson and TV sensation Chrissy Metz ("This Is Us") make their first appearances in "The Chew" kitchen, and it's "Host Choice Week" with themes personally selected by a different co-host each day.
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Auli'i Cravalho, Sting, Justin Timberlake & John Legend to perform this year's nominated songs at Oscars
Fri, Feb 10th 2017 04:45 pm
Oscar-nominees Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sting, Justin Timberlake and 2014 Oscar-winner John Legend will perform at the 89th Oscars ceremony, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced on Friday. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live on Sunday, Feb. 26, on the ABC Television Network.
BPO brings NPR's hit show 'From the Top with Host Christopher O'Riley' to Kleinhans Music Hall
Fri, Feb 10th 2017 04:45 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra has announced NPR's "From the Top with Host Christopher O'Riley," a pre-eminent showcase for young musicians heard weekly on stations nationwide, will come to Kleinhans Music Hall to record a radio broadcast on Tuesday, March 7.
Hollyn releases her debut LP, 'One-Way Conversations'
Fri, Feb 10th 2017 04:45 pm
On Friday, Gotee Records' Hollyn releases her first full-length album, "One-Way Conversations." The album has hit No. 2 on the iTunes pop albums chart (just under Lady Gaga) and top 10 overall. It will be releasing physically to retail on March 3.
Saturday, Feb. 11, designated 211 Day across North America
Fri, Feb 10th 2017 04:40 pm
Saturday, Feb. 11, a date also read as 2-11, has been designated as 211 Day across North America to raise awareness of the free community resource for nonurgent issues via phone.
All-new celebrity cast of ABC's 'Dancing with the Stars' will be revealed Wednesday, March 1, exclusively on 'Good Morning America'
Fri, Feb 10th 2017 04:40 pm
This season's new cast of "Dancing with the Stars" will be revealed live, Wednesday, March 1, exclusively on "Good Morning America" (7-9 a.m. EST) on The ABC Television Network.
High school hockey: Vikings spoil Senior Night, strike gold
Fri, Feb 10th 2017 04:40 pm
In front of a loud Hyde Park Ice Pavilion crowd, the Grand Island Vikings spoiled the Niagara Falls Wolverines' Senior Night, defeating them 4-0 on Thursday.
Village of Lewiston approves Fairchild proposal
Fri, Feb 10th 2017 02:50 pm
With little resistance from the public, trustees in the Village of Lewiston on Monday unanimously approved James Jerge's plan to build apartments on Fairchild Place and Onondaga streets.
DEC to hold state of Lake Ontario meetings
Fri, Feb 10th 2017 02:45 pm
The public will have the opportunity to learn more about the state of Lake Ontario fisheries, at upcoming public meetings scheduled for Niagara, Monroe and Oswego counties in March, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced this week.
Jacobs calls on Thruway Authority to implement cashless tolling system at Grand Island bridges
Fri, Feb 10th 2017 12:05 pm
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs, R-60th District, has called on the New York State Thruway Authority to implement cashless tolling at the Grand Island bridges. In a letter to Thruway Authority Executive Director Bill Finch, Jacobs outlined the rationale for cashless tolling at the Grand Island bridges.
Property tax exemption deadline approaching
Fri, Feb 10th 2017 12:00 pm
The Town of Grand Island Assessors Office reminds Islanders that March 1 is the deadline for all Basic STAR, Enhanced/Senior STAR and veterans property tax exemptions to be added to the assessment roll for school tax year 2017-18 and town/county tax year 2018. (Apply online at https://tax.ny.gov/ or by phone at 518-457-2036.)
'Undie Sunday' runs through Feb. 12
Fri, Feb 10th 2017 12:00 pm
Hampers placed in Island churches and schools are drop-off points for the renewed clothing drive "Undie Sunday," conducted by the Grand Island Rotary Club.
Plans underway for new veterans memorial at Fairmount Park
Fri, Feb 10th 2017 11:50 am
Local volunteers are planning the construction of a veterans memorial for Wheatfield's Fairmount Park where community members can honor those who have served.
Wheatfield designates funds for landfill fence
Fri, Feb 10th 2017 11:45 am
The Town of Wheatfield is proceeding with plans to install a fence around the former Niagara Sanitation Landfill, which the state Department of Environmental Conservation found contains hazardous chemicals.
NT Common Council welcomes new members
Fri, Feb 10th 2017 11:45 am
After a productive year in 2016, North Tonawanda residents should expect even more from the city this year, according to Mayor Arthur J. Pappas.
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara recognizes local leaders
Fri, Feb 10th 2017 11:45 am
More than 200 people gathered for the Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara's Heroes of Niagara awards dinner to celebrate the generosity and accomplishments of local community leaders on Feb. 2 at The Rapids Theatre in Niagara Falls.
Morinello holds first 'Valentines for Seniors' event
Thu, Feb 9th 2017 07:00 pm
On Thursday, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello joined students from Niagara Falls' Catholic Academy to create Valentine's Day cards for seniors around the district. The event is one Morinello plans to make a yearly tradition. He said he hopes it will inspire others to think about giving back to those across the district.
Oakwood meeting on Monday, Feb. 13
Thu, Feb 9th 2017 07:00 pm
The Special Friends of Oakwood Cemetery committee will hold its monthly meeting at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, in the Oakwood House, 763 Portage Road, Niagara Falls. The committee meets on the second Monday of the month for an hour to discuss the volunteer needs of Oakwood.
'Sesame Street Live's' 'Make a New Friend' takes stage in Buffalo
Thu, Feb 9th 2017 02:45 pm
Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby and their "Sesame Street" friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to "Sesame Street." Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies.
Limited time discount offer for Artpark Theater Academy
Thu, Feb 9th 2017 12:20 pm
Artpark & Company will present a unique and new opportunity for local youth to let their talents shine in a full production of "Fiddler on the Roof Jr." presented at the Mainstage Theater. The production includes a complete set and will be created, designed, rehearsed and performed by Artpark Theater Academy students.
Bob Costas passes Olympic torch to Mike Tirico as NBC's primetime Olympic host
Thu, Feb 9th 2017 12:10 pm
Bob Costas, the primetime host of every NBC Olympics since 1992, has passed the torch to Mike Tirico - who will make his debut as NBC's primetime Olympic host beginning with PyeongChang 2018.
Record-breaking Sweet Charity for Food Bank of WNY
Thu, Feb 9th 2017 12:10 pm
Approximately 936,000 meals will be provided to local families in need as a result of the 11th annual Sweet Charity to benefit the Food Bank of WNY. Presented by James Desiderio Wholesale Produce, this year's fundraiser raised a record-breaking $156,000. The proceeds will help the Food Bank provide an additional 100,000 meals as compared to last year's event.
Sabres to host community blood drive for Unyts on Feb. 13
Thu, Feb 9th 2017 07:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres will join Unyts to host a community blood drive from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, in the Lexus Club at KeyBank Center. Presenting donors are welcome to walk in or make an appointment for a prearranged time. Complimentary parking will be available in the attached HarborCenter parking ramp.
'Going Red' for Heart Month awareness
Wed, Feb 8th 2017 06:10 pm
Red was certainly the color of the day on Feb. 3 as associates from throughout Mount St. Mary's took part in the annual American Heart Association's "Go Red for Women" heart disease awareness day.
Buffalo Museum of Science hosts 'Get Out Your Guitar Day'
Wed, Feb 8th 2017 06:10 pm
The Buffalo Museum of Science will host "Get Out Your Guitar Day" from 10 a.m. through 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11. "Get Out Your Guitar Day" is a national day that celebrates guitars and guitarists of all genres. It will be presented in conjunction with the travelling exhibit "GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World," on view through May 7.
DEC, State Parks encourage snowmobilers to ride safely
Wed, Feb 8th 2017 06:05 pm
The Department of Environmental Conservation and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation are reminding snowmobilers to ride responsibly and put safety first as they enjoy the state's abundant snowmobiling opportunities.