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Harlem Wizards coming to N-W
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:50 pm
The Harlem Wizards are coming to Niagara-Wheatfield High School at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6.
Vanessa Ray talks 'Blue Bloods,' what's next for Eddie and Jamie
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 03:00 pm
Bicoastal actress Vanessa Ray can boast something no other thespian can: She's working on the No. 1 show for young viewers ("Pretty Little Liars"), and the No. 1 show for, say, slightly older viewers ("Blue Bloods").
Ceretto congratulates Historic Designation of Niagara Falls School District administration building
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:10 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto congratulated the Niagara Falls School District for having its administrative building, a 1928 classical revival-style building, chosen by the New York State Board for Historic Preservation to be added to the State and National Registers of Historic Places.
HARBORCENTER, Canalside announce fall festival
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:10 am
HARBORCENTER President John R. Koelmel and Global Spectrum's Ryan Coate, general manager of Canalside, have announced plans for the inaugural HARBORCENTER Fall Festival @ Canalside, Saturday, Oct. 11, through Monday, Oct. 13. The three-day festival provides family-friendly fun, with many free events for children.
Ceretto applauds local firefighters
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:10 am
The past week's combined efforts by fire companies in the City of Niagara Falls and throughout Niagara County at Norampac Industries and Greenpack Mill facilities epitomize the true heroism, collaboration and civic partnership that exemplify the best of our citizens. These are qualities we are lucky to have in such fine first responders.
Diana Krall show at Seneca Niagara Events Center cancelled due to illness
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:10 am
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino regrets to announce the cancellation of the Nov. 29 Diana Krall concert in the Seneca Events Center. The five-time Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and singer has been forced to cancel the entire U.S. leg of her "Wallflower World Tour," which was to kick off Nov. 7.
Cuomo announces New York to honor Derek Jeter's last home game
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:10 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that, in honor of Yankees captain Derek Jeter's last home game, the Corning Tower will be lit to display his No. 2 tonight. The governor is inviting Yankees fans to the Empire State Plaza to watch the game on the big screen.
Surprise: Your pet is welcome
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:05 am
It's common knowledge pets are welcome at dog parks, most people parks, and most pet stores. Beyond that, however, the world can sometimes seem a little unfriendly to pet parents who would like to bring their furry best friends along everywhere possible. What many pet parents don't realize is that their pets are welcome in more places than they might think.
Author Catherine McClure Gildiner to make special appearance in Lewiston
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:05 am
Catherine McClure Gildiner will appear to promote her new book, "Coming Ashore," Thursday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m., at the Historic Lewiston Opera Hall, 732 Center St.
2014-15 duck blind drawings in state parks
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:05 am
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has announced its annual duck blind drawings for the parks including Fort Niagara, Wilson Tuscarora and Golden Hill will be held at the Fort Niagara State Park maintenance building at 6:30 p.m. sharp Oct. 15, 22, 29; Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26; Dec. 23, 30; and Jan. 7
5th annual Oktoberfest held on Old Falls Street Saturday, Oct. 4
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:05 am
Live German-themed entertainment will be provided throughout the day by the Bergholz German Band, the German American Musicians, and the SGTV Edelweiss Dancers. Festival guests will also enjoy a wide variety of traditional German food, beer and wine vending, as well as other food and merchandise vendors.
Join Arbor Day Foundation in October and receive 10 free autumn classics trees
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:00 am
The Arbor Day Foundation is offering 10 free autumn classics trees to those joining the organization in October.
$1.4 million NIH grant to UB scientist to study effects of arsenic on cancer tumor production
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:00 am
University at Buffalo faculty member Xuefeng Ren has received a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the mechanisms of arsenic carcinogenesis - the process by which exposure to arsenic transforms normal cells into cancer cells.
Higgins announces $1 million-plus in federal grants for schools in Cheektowaga and Buffalo
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:00 am
Congressman Brian Higgins announced more than $1 million in grant funding for the Buffalo Board of Education, the Cleveland Hill Union Free School District and the Cheektowaga Central School District.
Next three Sabres preseason games to be televised
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres have announced the team's next three preseason games will be televised on MSG in the Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse markets
11 remaining couples compete during 'Movie Night' on 'Dancing with the Stars'
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:00 am
Next week is "Movie Night" on "Dancing with the Stars." The 11 remaining celebrities dance to songs from their favorite movies Monday, Sept. 29 (8 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys host Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints on 'Sunday Night Football'
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:00 am
Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints travel to AT&T Stadium in Arlington to take on Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys on "Sunday Night Football" this weekend. Coverage begins with "Football Night in America" at 7 p.m.
Traffic flow to Seneca Niagara Resorts & Casinos unaffected by Buffalo Avenue closure
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 10:55 am
Officials at the Seneca Niagara Resorts & Casinos assure travelers to Niagara Falls that Exit 21, which leads to the Robert Moses Parkway on-ramp, remains open to traffic. Department of Transportation signs on the northbound Interstate 190 indicate Exit 21 to Buffalo Avenue is closed; however, the exit can still be taken to enter the Robert Moses Parkway.
Wildlife Festival returns to NYPA's Niagara Power Vista
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 07:00 am
The New York Power Authority will host its 29th annual Wildlife Festival on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27 and 28, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Power Vista, the Niagara Power Project's visitors center, located at 5777 Lewiston Road in Lewiston.
'Bones' returns with Booth in prison: David Boreanaz, Emily Deschanel preview season 10
Wed, Sep 24th 2014 11:15 pm
It's been a rough year for FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth (David Boreanaz) and his partner, world-famous Jeffersonian Institute forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan (Emily Deschanel).
Cuomo announces new SolarCity GigaFactory complex at RiverBend
Wed, Sep 24th 2014 03:15 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced a new, 1 million-square-foot site for the future SolarCity GigaFactory facility, which will manufacture solar panels at the RiverBend site in South Buffalo. The governor was in Buffalo to officially break ground on the project, which will create more than 3,000 jobs in Western New York alone, and a total of nearly 5,000 jobs in the state. The SolarCity facility will be the largest of its kind in the Western Hemisphere, with more than 1 gigawatt of annual solar capacity when it reaches full production.

"We said four years ago that we have to change the mentality of Buffalo, and every day since we have been working hard to continue this new energy and momentum in Western New York," Cuomo said.

Golisano Center nets sustainability award from Buffalo building owners association
Wed, Sep 24th 2014 11:30 am
Niagara University's B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences was recently presented with the 2014 Sustainability Award from the Greater Buffalo Building Owners & Managers Association.
ABC News goes pink for second consecutive year to raise awareness about breast cancer
Wed, Sep 24th 2014 11:30 am
Over the course of a lifetime, a woman living in the U.S. has a 1 in 8 chance of being diagnosed with breast cancer. Breast cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths among women in the U.S. It can take 10 years for breast cancer cells to reach a size that can be felt as a lump.
Fall foliage: Chilly nights in Northeast set stage for striking display
Wed, Sep 24th 2014 11:25 am
AccuWeather reports, with the start of fall this week, lows across the mid-Atlantic and Northeast have plummeted into the 30s and 40s at times, providing a sufficient cold blast to encourage the emergence of vibrant colors in autumn leaves.
'The Biggest Loser: Glory Days': Trainers eat junk food when teams answer quiz questions incorrectly
Wed, Sep 24th 2014 11:25 am
It's a "Biggest Loser"-style double-header this week as contestants compete in two challenges to gain weigh-in advantages. But it's the trainers who pay the price when they have to eat junk food every time their respective teams answers a nutrition quiz incorrectly.
National Grid offers tips for emergency preparedness
Wed, Sep 24th 2014 11:25 am
The northeast U.S. has experienced unprecedented severe weather over the past several years and National Grid wants to remind customers to plan ahead, be prepared and stay safe in the event of an emergency.
Fire at Norampac
Wed, Sep 24th 2014 11:25 am
A massive, smoky fire at a containerboard factory in Niagara Falls on Saturday brought multiple volunteer fire departments to assist city firefighters in battling persistent flames.
DEC announces release of pheasants for 2014 hunting season
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 01:35 pm
Approximately 30,000 adult pheasants will be released on lands open to public hunting for the upcoming fall pheasant hunting season.
Watch beginning of 'Once Upon a Time' early
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 01:15 pm
In an unprecedented move for Disney/ABC Television Group's WATCH services, the first act of Sunday's anticipated premiere of "Once Upon a Time, " featuring the chilly debut of Elsa from Disney's "Frozen," is live now for authenticated viewers on WATCH ABC, WATCH Disney Channel and WATCH ABC Family.
Kara Dudley to appear on 'Steve Harvey Show'
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 01:10 pm
Grand Island native Kara Dudley, 22, aka as the girl who accidentally photobombed Victoria Secret model Karlie Kloss, will appear on "The Steve Harvey Show" Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 2 p.m. on Channel 2 (NBC), to discuss her photoboming.
Oktoberfest brings a touch of 'Old Bavaria' to Niagara County Oct. 18
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 12:50 pm
Celebrate Oktoberfest with the Niagara History Center Saturday, Oct. 18. This year, organizers are headed to Wrights Corners Fire Co., 4043 Lake Ave., Lockport. From 6-10 p.m., guests can enjoy the very best in Bavarian food and music.
Buffalo Sabres return 9 players to junior clubs
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 12:50 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have returned nine players to their respective junior clubs.
Genesee Community College hosts 7th annual fall nursing fair
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 12:50 pm
More than 20 of the area's top health care employers and four-year universities will attend Genesee Community College's seventh annual fall nursing job and transfer fair Thursday, Oct. 9, to explore career and educational opportunities.
Buffalo Sabres: Traffic reminders for First Niagara Center
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 12:50 pm
In anticipation of the first home preseason games of the 2014-15 season, the Buffalo Sabres are reminding fans about the limited traffic patterns surrounding First Niagara Center due to the construction of HARBORCENTER.
Niagara University named to Victory Media's 2015 'Military Friendly Schools' list
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 12:50 pm
Niagara University has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds.
DePaul to partner with Niagara Falls Memorial to provide supported housing to 'Health Home' clients
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 12:50 pm
Living Opportunities of DePaul Inc. has been awarded a renewable $400,000 annual New York State Department of Health grant to provide supported housing for 40 people who receive care management services from the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center "Health Home."
Buffalo History Museum announces Tim Russert exhibit grand opening
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 12:45 pm
The Buffalo History Museum has announced the grand opening of "Inside Tim Russert's Office: If it's Sunday, it's 'Meet the Press' " on "M&T Third Friday," Oct. 17, at 6 p.m. Congressional correspondent for NBC News, Luke Russert, Tim's son, will be in attendance and the opening's honored guest.
Schneiderman announces arrest of two nursing home employees on charges they neglected disabled resident
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 12:45 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the arrest of two employees of Erie County Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facility (now known as Terrace View Long Term Care Facility) in Buffalo, following an investigation into their treatment of a nursing home resident.
2014 J. Warren Perry Lecture to address vaping and e-cigarettes
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 12:00 pm
Lynn Kozlowski, Ph.D., former dean of the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions, will present the school's 26th annual J. Warren Perry Distinguished Lecture Thursday, Oct. 9, at 3 p.m., in Butler Auditorium, 150 Farber Hall, UB South Campus.
Niagara Power Project traveler advisory
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 11:45 am
The New York State Department of Transportation has announced the construction of the Interstate 190 southbound bridge over the Niagara Power Project, in the towns of Lewiston and Niagara, has been completed.