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Sabres make annual trip to Miracle League
Sat, Oct 3rd 2015 05:00 am
As they gear up for the start of the National Hockey League season, Buffalo Sabres past and present made a stop at the Miracle League in Veterans Park Monday to play with the special needs ballplayers.
Deputy Tortorella named finalist for Officer of the Year
Sat, Oct 3rd 2015 04:45 am
Deputy Joe Tortorella, whose actions in April are credited with ensuring the safety of many students and staff at a Wheatfield elementary school, has been selected as one of four finalists for the 2015 International Association of Chiefs of Police/Target Police Officer of the Year.
Tuscana hosts renovation reveal and open house
Sat, Oct 3rd 2015 04:45 am
Jillian Zaccarella is finally where she wants to be with her business, Tuscana Spa. Her studio space, which began as a hair salon/day spa hybrid, is now a full-range spa, and she is focusing solely on massage and skin care services.
Grand Island Fire Co.: 2015 fire prevention open house set for Oct. 9
Sat, Oct 3rd 2015 04:45 am
Grand Island Fire Chief Matt Osinski has announced that this year's fire prevention open house will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, at fire headquarters, 2275 Baseline Road.
Creeks, homeowners benefit from living shorelines
Sat, Oct 3rd 2015 04:00 am
Homeowners whose property includes creeks can help improve water quality by establishing living shorelines, said Niagara River habitat ecologist Tim DePriest of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
Fire Prevention Week runs Oct. 4-10
Sat, Oct 3rd 2015 04:00 am
Fire Prevention Week is upon us, and the Firemen's Association of the State of New York is reminding all New Yorkers of the importance of having working smoke alarms throughout their homes.
'Thursday Night Thrillers' haunt The Riv
Sat, Oct 3rd 2015 04:00 am
The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center and M&T Bank will present "Thursday Night Thrillers" at The Riv at 7:30 p.m. at the theater, Webster Street, North Tonawanda.
Upper Mountain Fire Co. hosts open house
Sat, Oct 3rd 2015 04:00 am
Fire engine rides, a live burn demonstration and hands-on challenges for attendees will join fire safety education and blood pressure checks Saturday at the Upper Mountain Fire Co.'s annual community open house.
'Murder in the Smokey Mountains': NT's Ghostlight Theatre to present new thriller
Sat, Oct 3rd 2015 04:00 am
It's the perfect recipe for a mystery: A bunch of people who may or may not know each other as well as they think, thrown together in an unfamiliar area ... when things start going horribly wrong.
Pet blessing
Sat, Oct 3rd 2015 04:00 am
Pets, and their owners, are invited to Faulkner Park for a special blessing at noon Sunday, Oct. 4. The Rev. Alison Martin of St. John's Episcopal Church in Youngstown will mark the feast of St. Francis of Assisi with this special event.
'Friendly Gathering' in Lewiston
Sat, Oct 3rd 2015 04:00 am
Friends of the Lewiston Library will hold a "Friendly Gathering" from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, at the library, 305 S. Eighth St.
New faces, new places on Webster Street
Sat, Oct 3rd 2015 04:00 am
Michele Krienbuhl's little boutique has a big history to live up to, but she's up for the challenge.
Columbia Sportswear opens at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls
Sat, Oct 3rd 2015 03:00 am
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls officially welcomed Columbia Sportswear Friday, as the new store celebrated a grand opening. To celebrate, Columbia Sportswear is offering special promotions and giveaways to its new customers this weekend.
Town of Lewiston to present budget Monday
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 03:10 pm
The Lewiston Town Board will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, at Lewiston Town Hall. At that time, the Town of Lewiston's 2015 tentative budget will be presented.
VIDEO: Colors of season on display at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 03:00 pm
There's plenty to see and do this fall at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens.
Buffalo Sabres announce roster moves; camp roster now at 30
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 03:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced Friday the team released eight players from its training camp roster.
Panepinto calls on UB to relocate law school to vacant Dillon Courthouse
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 12:15 pm
State Sen. Marc Panepinto called on the University at Buffalo to relocate its Law School to the former Michael J. Dillon U.S. Courthouse.
Red releases 2nd annual pink vinyl program with 'Ten Bands One Cause'
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 12:05 pm
Earlier this week, RED released its second annual run of limited edition copies of pink vinyl for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month from Run The Jewels, Sturgill Simpson, Ingrid Michaelson, Joey Bada$$, Between The Burried and Me, Chet Faker, Clutch, Al Green, Pierce The Veil and Primus.
Goo Goo Dolls 'A Boy Named Goo' special 20th anniversary edition to be released Nov. 27 featuring previously unreleased live tracks
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 11:15 am
Goo Goo Dolls are celebrating the 20th anniversary of "A Boy Named Goo" this year with special vinyl, CD and digital releases of the album, featuring seven previously unreleased tracks.
Noted scholar to deliver keynote address at UB conference exploring the social and political dimensions of pain
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 10:45 am
Elaine Scarry, the author of the definitive study on pain and one of the nation's leading scholars of contemporary pain studies, will deliver the keynote address at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, in the University at Buffalo's Honors College as part of a three-day conference that explores the philosophy, history and politics of pain.
Rabies clinic wrap up report tops 4,700 vaccinations in 2015
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 10:40 am
The Erie County Department of Health has announced the successful conclusion of the 2015 series of free animal rabies clinics, following the final event last week, which drew 909 pet owners to the Erie County Fire Training Academy in Cheektowaga.
Niagara Catholic awards Teresa Marie Coppola Memorial Scholarship Fund
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 10:40 am
On Friday, Sept. 25, Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School and Howard Pirong awarded the Teresa Marie Coppola Memorial Scholarship Fund to students Venasija Lewis and Maya Gandy.
Canisius to host Syracuse University professor as part of Archives Speakers Series
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 10:35 am
Gladys I. McCormick, Ph.D., assistant professor at the Maxwell School of Public Affairs, Syracuse University, will speak at Canisius College as part of the fall 2015 Archives Speaker Series at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, in the Andrew L. Bouwhuis Library, first floor.
Fall foliage photo contest opens at Erie County Parks
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 10:35 am
The Erie County Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry has announced a photo contest, open to Erie County residents, that focuses on the beauty of Erie County's 10,000-acre parks system.
2016 Premier to honor Tom Golisano, Dr. Mark D. Perry
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 10:35 am
The founder of one of the largest private foundations in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to helping people with intellectual disabilities, and a prominent hospital board member and radiologist will be honored at The 2016 Premier, Memorial's annual dinner gala.
Registration open for Buffalo Fitness Games
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 10:35 am
Registration is open for the 2015 Buffalo Fitness Games, hosted by IMPACT Sports Performance at HARBORCENTER.
Buffalo Sabres recall Carrier, loan Austin to Rochester
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 10:30 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced Thursday the team recalled forward William Carrier from the Rochester Americans (AHL). The team has also loaned defenseman Brady Austin to Rochester.
Buffalo designer Michael P. featured on DIY Network's 'American Rehab: Buffalo'
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 10:30 am
Local interior designer Michael "Michael P." Poczkalski made his latest national television appearance on Wednesday, this time as lead designer on DIY Network's "American Rehab: Buffalo."
Niagara University to recognize eight educational leaders during awards dinner
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 10:30 am
Niagara University's College of Education will recognize the contributions of eight educational leaders from the Western New York and Southern Ontario communities during its annual professional recognition ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 8.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 10:30 am
Each year in New York, nearly 15,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer and about 2,700 women die from the disease. These women are our wives, mothers, sisters and friends.
Obit: Irene M. Thompson
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 05:00 am
Irene M. Thompson entered into rest Sept. 29, 2015.
Obit: Valerie Caprio
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 05:00 am
Valerie Caprio, 41, daughter of Jim and Jean Caprio of Grand Island, was taken from us suddenly Sept. 30 following a terrible automobile accident.
'Inspectors' star Bret Green takes 'leap of faith' to new CBS series
Thu, Oct 1st 2015 03:25 pm
"The Inspectors" star Bret Green just wants to entertain others.
Town of Lewiston approves modified final plat for French Landing
Wed, Sep 30th 2015 03:45 pm
After reviewing a number of issues, including yet-to-be-settled fire access at nearby River Walk, the Town Board went on to approve a modified final plat for French Landing - one that calls for completion of the entire "Wolf Run" project roadway in one phase (instead of two), and before any new residences can be built and certificate of occupancies granted.
In a victory for veterans, Higgins announces Kids Korner at Buffalo VA will remain open
Wed, Sep 30th 2015 03:25 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced Wednesday the House of Representatives approved legislation that will allow the Kids Korner program at the Buffalo VA Medical Center to remain open.
'Ultimate Sabres Fan Experience' and ticket auction programs return for 2015-16 season
Wed, Sep 30th 2015 03:05 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will once again offer the "Ultimate Sabres Fan Experience" and ticket auction programs for the 2015-16 season.
Grammy-nominated performer Carly Rae Jepsen to star as Frenchy in 'Grease: Live'
Wed, Sep 30th 2015 03:05 pm
Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) and Paramount Television announced today that multi-Platinum-selling Grammy Award-nominated singer and songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen will join the cast of "Grease: Live" as iconic Pink Lady Frenchy.
Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission will hold second annual 'Banquet of Praise'
Wed, Sep 30th 2015 03:05 pm
The Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission will hold its second annual "Banquet of Praise" fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15.
NBC picks up 10-episode series 'QuizUp,' based on the world's most popular trivia app
Wed, Sep 30th 2015 03:05 pm
NBC has given a 10-episode order to the new series "QuizUp," where in-studio contestants will try to earn a life-changing fortune by winning high-stakes trivia battles against viewers who qualify from anywhere in the country and play in real-time from home on their mobile devices.
Higgins, Villa Maria College announce $1.98 million U.S. Department of Education grant
Wed, Sep 30th 2015 03:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins and Villa Maria College have announced a federal grant totaling more than $1.984 million for the college, provided through the U.S. Department of Education.