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NBC's 'The Biggest Loser' celebrates 10-year anniversary in October
Tue, Sep 30th 2014 11:50 am
October will mark the 10-year anniversary month of NBC's popular series "The Biggest Loser," celebrating more than 33,000 pounds lost in the first 15 seasons of the show.
New performers announced for 48th Annual CMA Awards
Tue, Sep 30th 2014 11:50 am
The star-studded lineup for "Country Music's Biggest Night" continues to grow with today's announcement of performers for the 48th Annual CMA Awards.
Niagara University will host 2015 Conference on New York State History
Tue, Sep 30th 2014 11:50 am
Members of New York state's history community will meet for the 36th annual Conference on New York State History when it convenes at Niagara University on June 18-20, 2015.
Federal Communications Commission votes to end blackout rule
Tue, Sep 30th 2014 11:50 am
The Federal Communications Commission has voted today to eliminate the sports blackout rule, a FCC rule that prohibits cable and satellite television providers from showing a National Football League game in its home market if it is not sold out 72 hours prior to its start time.
PACE participant shaving head to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Tue, Sep 30th 2014 11:45 am
Sandra Santos, a Complete Senior Care PACE participant and Niagara Falls resident, will shave her head live at the day center in front of an audience of nearly 50 fellow PACE participants, volunteers and staff to raise awareness of breast cancer and funds to offset the disease.
'2014 Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes' at Larkin Square
Tue, Sep 30th 2014 07:00 am
The 2014 "Buffalo Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes" takes place Saturday, Oct. 11, at Larkin Square of downtown Buffalo. Registration starts at 10 a.m. and the walk begins at 11 a.m.
Niagara USA Chamber to host Senate debate
Tue, Sep 30th 2014 07:00 am
The Niagara USA Chamber of Commerce will host a debate between candidates for the 62nd District seat of the New York State Senate. This is the seat held by Sen. George Maziarz, who is not running for re-election.
Dunkin' Donuts celebrates National Coffee Day
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 04:55 pm
To celebrate National Coffee Day and the launch of its new dark roast blend, Dunkin' Donuts today donated 100 pounds of coffee to Food Bank of Western New York.
Jackie James-Creedon presented U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Award for Activism on Tonawanda Coke
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 04:50 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins presented Tonawanda resident and community activist Jackie James-Creedon with an Environmental Quality Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Wheatfield-based Viatran supports Community Missions
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 04:50 pm
Wheatfield-based Viatran, a worldwide leader in providing innovative pressure and level transmitters, recently selected Community Missions as the benefactor for its community events program.
Pendleton dedicates marker celebrating founding
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 04:50 pm
Town residents and local officials showed up in force Thursday to dedicate a new historic marker that celebrates the founding of a small Erie Canal village that went on to become the modern town of Pendleton.
53 Sabres games available on Bell TV this season
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 04:50 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced 53 games would be carried on Bell TV in Southern Ontario in the 2014-15 season.
Tony-winning 'Frozen' star Idina Menzel announces track listing for Christmas album, 'Holiday Wishes'
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 04:35 pm
Tony Award-winning singer/actor Idina Menzel has announced the track listing for her upcoming Christmas album, "Holiday Wishes," which will be released Oct. 14 by Warner Bros. Records.
Schneiderman announces $40 million in additional funding for homeowner protection program
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 04:35 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced his office is committing up to $40 million in additional funding to organizations that provide free, high-quality housing counseling and legal services to struggling homeowners around New York through his homeowner protection program. The new funding, which will extend the program for an additional two years, brings the total commitment of funds by the attorney general's office to $100 million over five years to help New York families stay in their homes.

The HOPP program is designed to provide free housing counseling and legal services to homeowners facing foreclosure.

Local dance studios, Abby Lee Miller and cast of 'Dance Moms' to compete at Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 04:35 pm
Sheer Talent presents the "Niagara Falls Special Edition Competition." This, and the shooting of a new episode of "Dance Moms" with Abby Lee Miller, will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at The Conference Event Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St.
$4.7 million in new funding announced to accelerate Buffalo River restoration
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 04:35 pm
New funding will support restoration of the Buffalo River and put it on track to be removed from the list of Great Lakes "toxic hotspots" by 2019, the Great Lakes Commission announced in Buffalo, site of its annual meeting. Nearly $4.7 million will go to restoring degraded shoreline and create natural habitat at seven sites along the river.
'The Voice': Meet week one dark horses Reagan James and Taylor Phelan
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 02:05 pm
Week one of NBC's "The Voice" produced two singers we're bound to watch compete long into the seventh season.
'The Voice': Meet week one four-chair turns Luke Wade and James David Carter
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 01:30 pm
As it's done in past years, "The Voice" kicked off season seven with top-tier, four-chair turns in the premiere episode's opening and closing slots.
Youngstown Garden Club event
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 09:00 am
The Youngstown Garden Club will meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, in the civic gardens at the Red Brick School, 240 Lockport St.
Higgins to host 'U.S. Service Academy Night' for local high school students
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 07:00 am
Congressman Brian Higgins and the office of U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand are hosting "U.S. Service Academy Night 2014," an opportunity for high school students and their families, as well as school administrators and counselors, to find out more about service academy institutions, programs and the application process.
Anticipation rises as Niagara Hospice event draws near
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 07:00 am
Niagara Hospice will hold the 24th annual "Cocktails and CA$H" beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, at Terry's Corners Volunteer Fire Co. (Chestnut Ridge Road in Gasport).
New program offers help to women coping with recent breast cancer diagnosis
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 07:00 am
Nearly 300,000 women in the U.S. will hear these words in 2014. Some may experience shock, fear and numbness. They may struggle with a lack of information and feelings of vulnerability, confusion and distress. Family and friends may be at a loss as to what to do.
'Illumination!' is the theme of the Castellani Art Museum's 12th annual gala
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 07:00 am
The annual event, which features silent and live auctions, cocktails and dinner, is the museum's major fundraiser, with proceeds benefiting art education programs for people of all ages.
Author Stephen Nawotniak to speak about bipolar disorder at Museum of disABILITY History
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 07:00 am
The Museum of disABILITY History will welcome Stephen Nawotniak, author of "Handbook for Healthy Living with a Mood Disorder," as its next featured presenter for its "Dialogues on disABILITY" speaker series.
Tin Pan Alley celebrates 20 years as Lewiston's hometown hangout
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 11:10 am
It's been more than 20 years since "Cheers" went off the air, but people still want a place "where everybody knows your name."

In Lewiston, that location is Tin Pan Alley.

Cornerstone CFCU supports WNY Alzheimer's Association with 'Casual Fridays'
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 11:00 am
Cornerstone Community Federal Credit Union staff members made donations this summer in an effort to raise awareness and money for the Alzheimer's Association of Western New York.
Town of Lewiston: Fire companies vent over tower
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 10:00 am
"We've put (addressing) bad communications off for six months or more."

So summarized Greg Sitek of the Upper Mountain Fire Co. to the continuing problem of a stop work order now impacting completion of a recently constructed 219-foot radio tower behind the Upper Mountain firehall.

Rotary donates
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 09:00 am
The Rotary Club of Lewiston/Niagara-on-the-Lake presented a donation to the Niagara-on-the-Lake Terry Fox Run's cancer research. Money came from the Rotary Club's hot dog stand.
Duke to fill Lew-Port BOE vacancy
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 08:00 am
The Lewiston Porter Board of Education has appointed Cindy Duke to fill a vacancy on the board, left when longtime board member Keith Fox died in July.
NCSO sets 'First Nighter' program
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 07:00 am
The Niagara County Sheriff Office will hold a "First Nighter" program at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, for young adults interested in joining its Law Enforcement Explorers Post. The meeting will take place in the Patrol Room at the sheriff's office located at 5526 Niagara St. Ext., Lockport.
Mug and Musket, music fest debut in Youngstown
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 07:00 am
Excitement is back in Youngstown.

The Mug and Musket Tavern (formerly known as Brennan's), 418 Main St., is now open and features a variety of dinner and pub fare offerings as well as all-new entertainment.

Village businesses are also gearing up for the Youngstown Arts and Music Festival.

Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Claire Danes headline guest lineup on 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 07:00 am
Academy Award winner Ben Affleck chats about the upcoming film "Gone Girl," while Mark Harmon talks about the new season of "NCIS," and Jennifer Garner discusses the film "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day."
Effects of media violence on children is topic of UB's latest Bullying Abuse Prevention conference
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 07:00 am
The effects of media violence on children and what parents and teachers can do about it is the focus at this year's Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention annual conference to be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Millennium Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga.
'Sunday Cabaret' kicks off third season this Sunday
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 07:00 am
The popular "Sunday Cabaret" program, a collaboration between Community Missions and the Episcopal Diocese of Western New York, begins its third season this Sunday afternoon.
Seneca Resorts & Casinos builds strategic multidimensional alliance with Bluegreen Vacations
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 07:00 am
Seneca Resorts & Casinos has developed a multifaceted strategic alliance with Bluegreen Vacations, a leader in the vacation ownership industry that connects more than 180,000 owners with 60-plus Bluegreen resorts in 40-plus popular destinations across the continental U.S. and the Caribbean.
Prescription drug drop-off Saturday
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 08:00 pm
On Saturday, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office, in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration and other participating agencies, will hold a prescription drug take-back day.
Derek Jeter to appear on 'The Tonight Show' Thursday
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 08:00 pm
New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter, who delivered an electrifying game-winning hit on his final night at Yankee Stadium, will be a guest on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Thursday, Oct. 2.
First lady Michelle Obama makes her first appearance on ABC's 'The Chew'
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 08:00 pm
On Friday, Oct. 3, the first lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, makes her first appearance on "The Chew."
Sabres assign 11 to Rochester; return 2 to junior clubs
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 08:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have assigned 11 players to the Rochester Americans (AHL) and have returned two players to their respective junior clubs. The Sabres' training camp roster is now at 38 players: 21 forwards, 12 defensemen and five goaltenders.
Higgins urges Department of Energy to select Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station for solar industry pilot program
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 07:55 pm
The federal government will be launching a pilot program to provide training to veterans seeking jobs in the solar industry, and Congressman Brian Higgins is urging the U.S. Department of Energy to designate the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station as one of the sites.