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Interview: Multitalented Rich Graff leads 'Making of the Mob' miniseries
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 08:30 am
Starting Monday, June 15, Rich Graff can be seen as Charles "Lucky" Luciano in the AMC miniseries "The Making of the Mob: New York." "Goodfellas" star Ray Liotta narrates the eight-part docu-drama.
Aquarium of Niagara celebrates 50 years of achievement, science and entertainment in Western New York
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 08:15 am
The Aquarium of Niagara celebrated 50 years of achievements Friday and presented concrete plans to broaden the public's awareness of aquatic ecosystems through innovative and stimulating exhibits, displays and educational and recreational programs that promote conservation and support research.
Space Bulls place third at NASA Mars rover contest
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 08:10 am
The Space Bulls placed third - their best finish yet - at the RASC-AL Exploration Robo-Ops Competition June 4-5.
National Grid ranked top green utility in the world
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 08:10 am
Earlier this week, National Grid PLC landed the No. 1 spot as a utility on Newsweek's Top Green Companies in the World 2015, ranking 29th overall.
Rose to launch 'Fresh Start Campaign'
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 08:10 am
Third-generation Lewiston resident Jeffrey V. Rose has announced his intention to enter the upcoming Republican Primary for the office of Lewiston highway superintendent. In doing so, he is asking for the support of all village and town residents, and that they register their vote for his "Fresh Start" 2015 campaign.
Higgins, Lance introduce Cancer Drug Coverage Parity Act
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 08:05 am
U.S. Reps. Leonard Lance (New Jersey) and Brian Higgins introduced the Cancer Drug Coverage Parity Act, legislation that would require health insurance plans that cover traditional chemotherapy to provide equally favorable coverage for orally administered anticancer medications.
Free concert series: Grand Island 'Music in the Park'
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 07:00 am
Music will be in the air this summer.
GI serves as destination for bike trip
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:35 am
Bruce Reisdorf was eating at Theodore's with his brother Rod when he brought up a novel plan.
Video: Lindsey Stirling performs at Artpark
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:35 am
Lindsey Stirling, a one-of-a-kind rock/electronic dance music violinist and YouTube superstar, kicked off the summer season at Artpark Wednesday. She performed for more than an hour and a half, treating the audience to selections from her self-titled 2012 album and her sophomore effort, 2014's "Shatter Me."
Artistic talents of students, staff, local artist add sculpture to Errick Road Elementary
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:35 am
The students and staff at Errick Road Elementary School in Niagara-Wheatfield have added a new work of art to their courtyard.
Mini-Maker Faire offers business opportunity
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:35 am
Students from Cardinal O'Hara High School recently participated in the Mini Maker Faire, sponsored by the Oishei Foundation at the Buffalo Museum of Science.
Economy booming for KidBiz event
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:35 am
There is no recession or even a slow recovery in the economy at KidBiz this year.
Students graduate from Lew-Port Academy
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:30 am
Lewiston-Porter High School has announced the graduation of its third cohort of students from the Academy of International Business & Finance.
Pictures: Artpark begins with Fairy House Festival, Lindsey Stirling
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:25 am
Artpark & Company kicked off its 2015 summer season with the Fairy House Festival on Sunday, and Electric dance music violinist and performer Lindsey Stirling Wednesday.
WBA names scholarship recipients
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:25 am
The Wheatfield Business Association awarded its 2015 scholarships to local students at the association's May 11 meeting. The recipients and their families were invited to attend the Monday evening meeting and scholarship dinner held at Yubb's Restaurant.
Project Future presents Kick-A-Thon
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:25 am
Niagara Catholic High School was the place to be on Saturday, April 18, to watch the students of Project Future Center preform their annual Kick-A-Thon.
Quinn seeks bid for North Tonawanda clerk/treasurer
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:25 am
North Tonawanda Clerk/Treasurer Daniel R. Quinn announced Tuesday he will seek a full term for the office in this year's upcoming election, vowing a renewed emphasis on streamlining delivery of services to city residents as the centerpiece of his bid for office.
Pecoraro announces candidacy in NT
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:25 am
Current city Alderman-at-Large Robert Pecoraro announced June 5 he will seek his first full term on the North Tonawanda Common Council. Pecoraro was named to the council in February, after Malcolm Needler resigned to become the part-time Niagara County personnel officer.
Father's Day Lawn Mower Race committee thanks sponsors
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:25 am
The Grand Island Father's Day Lawn Mower Race, Kevin's 5K Walk/10K Run & Classic Car Show will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 20, at 3957 West River Road between Long and Sunset roads.
Memories and hope: Relay For Life 2105
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:25 am
At Grand Island's annual Relay For Life, which began at 4 p.m., May 30, cancer survivors were honored, loved and supported. Those who lost their battle were remembered.
Speaker at Grand Island Relay For Life shares her journey from cancer to health
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:20 am
In 2004, Pam Braun didn't feel well. After going through a battery of medical tests, she was told that it appeared that she had lymphoma.
Trane running for Lewiston highway superintendent post
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:10 am
Dave Trane has announced he is the Democratic candidate for Town of Lewiston Highway Department superintendent. Trane is a retired Niagara Falls firefighter. He also worked 10 years for the New York State Department of Transportation.
Porter Board hears of disruptive commercial operation
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:10 am
For more than a year, a popular topic of conversation for Town of Porter residents on Lake Road has been former Councilman Mike McCabe's property.
Red Brick Bench Press Championship benefits military and families
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:10 am
In addition to his duties as Lewiston town supervisor, Dennis Brochey also serves as founder and director of a yearly fundraiser known as the Red Brick Bench Press Championship.
Tonawandas Gateway Harbor announces 2015 concerts and events
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
Tonawandas Gateway Harbor Inc.'s 2015 concerts and events opened in style last Sunday with the "Taste of the Tonawandas." Visitors enjoyed everything from appetizers to desserts, with an assortment of vendor's booths, children's entertainment and two live bands.
Parking patterns change for Artpark's 'Tuesday in the Park'
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
The Village of Lewiston, its Department of Public Works, the Lewiston Police Department and Artpark & Company have teamed up to establish a new parking pattern for "Tuesday in the Park" concert nights.
Look who's in 'Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!'
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
Actor Frankie Muniz, entertainers Penn & Teller, multi-Grammy winner Ne-Yo, NASCAR drivers Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano, author Jackie Collins, actor Lou Ferrigno and former "MythBusters" host Grant Imahara will join the star-studded cast of "Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!" when the global pop culture sensation premieres on Syfy Wednesday, July 22 (9 p.m. ET/PT).
Ceretto continues push for legalization of MMA
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, renewed his call for the legalization of mixed martial arts in New York at a press conference Friday at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Cuomo announces 26 properties nominated to state and national registers of historic places
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the New York State Board for Historic Preservation has recommended the addition of 26 properties, resources and districts to the State and National Registers of Historic Places.
Chris Collins helps secure $233,905 grant for Olcott Fire Company
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
Congressman Chris Collins has announced $233,905 in federal funding for the Olcott Fire Co.
Buffalo Philharmonic's 'Soundwave' brings The Albrights, reunited Babik to Kleinhans
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
On Thursday, Sept. 24, the Buffalo Philharmonic will present "Soundwave," featuring Buffalo bands The Albrights and Babik, and works by contemporary rock-inspired composers and songwriters Mason Bates, Adam Schoenberg and Sufjan Stevens.
Premiere episode of 'Celebrity Family Feud' kicks-off with two games Sunday, June 21
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
Hosted by Steve Harvey, the highly popular multi-hyphenate standup comedian, actor, author, deejay and Emmy Award-winning talk show and game-show host, "Celebrity Family Feud" premieres Sunday, June 21 (8 p.m., ET/PT), on the ABC Television Network.
Hulu to open ultimate 'Seinfeld: The Apartment' fan experience in New York City
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
Hulu announced it will create a real-world version of Jerry Seinfeld's iconic Upper West Side apartment, complete with a show memorabilia gallery and interactive "Seinfeld" fan experience.
Alzheimer's caregivers find support, advice in group
Thu, Jun 11th 2015 07:00 pm
Sadness, depression, fear, loneliness, isolation, confusion, anger ... people who are the prime caregivers for loved ones with Alzheimer's can experience any of these feelings ... and more.
Riviera Theatre: By popular demand, Kenny G announces second show
Thu, Jun 11th 2015 06:20 pm
Due to the overwhelming demand for the first sold-out Kenny G show, The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center announces he will perform a second show at 5 p.m. Friday Aug. 7. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Friday, June 12.
ECHDC announces success of summer concerts will bring updates to Canalside
Thu, Jun 11th 2015 06:00 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. today highlighted the success of the recent concerts held at Canalside. Last week's first free Thursday night concert attracted nearly 15,000 people. The dance-pop duo Matt and Kim drew an enthusiastic crowd.
Seventy-three employers to participate in National Guard veterans job fair June 18
Thu, Jun 11th 2015 06:00 pm
The New York National Guard will host a United States Chamber of Commerce Foundation "Hiring Our Heroes" veterans job fair at the Connecticut Street Armory in Buffalo Thursday, June 18.
Lewiston Dance Center shines
Thu, Jun 11th 2015 06:00 pm
The Lewiston Dance Center just wrapped up its season with the yearly recital. Dancers also attended two different competitions.
NCP golf tournament to honor Ulatowski
Thu, Jun 11th 2015 06:00 pm
Niagara Cerebral Palsy is holding its 23rd annual Matthew J. Murphy Jr. Golf Tournament June 12 at Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course, 4560 Creek Road, Lewiston.
Niagara University CMAA student chapter applauded by Cuomo
Thu, Jun 11th 2015 06:00 pm
New York's top governmental office has taken notice of the Niagara University student chapter of the Club Managers Association of America, which has been named the best in the nation for six years running.