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Can You Help Lisa Sorri?
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 03:40 pm
•A benefit for Lisa Sorri will be held from 1-6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at the Grand Island Knights of Columbus Mary Star of the Sea Council No. 4752, 1841 Whitehaven Road.
First Niagara: $20.8 million in financing and historic tax credit investments for Bethune Lofts in North Buffalo
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 03:35 pm
First Niagara Financial Group has provided a total of $20.8 million in combined financing and historic tax credit equity investments for Ciminelli Real Estate Corp.'s Bethune Lofts at The Buffalo Meter Co. in North Buffalo.
Sabres assign McCabe, Pysyk to Rochester
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 03:35 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have assigned defensemen Jake McCabe and Mark Pysyk to the Rochester Americans (AHL).
First Niagara announces final $100,000 grant recipient for Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus business development fund
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 02:50 pm
First Niagara Financial Group announced The Foundry in Buffalo is the final $100,000 grant recipient of $500,000 made available for start-up businesses and community redevelopment initiatives on or near the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.
Buffalo Sabres roll out fan loyalty program
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 02:50 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the launch of a new fan loyalty program, "Sabres Fan Advantage," which will give fans the opportunity to earn points that can later be redeemed for Sabres merchandise, tickets and exclusive fan experiences.
Renae Kimble named coordinator of Cancer Services Program
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 02:50 pm
Niagara Falls resident and former Niagara County Legislator Renae Kimble has been named coordinator of the Cancer Services Program of Niagara.
New York State Watercraft Inspection Steward Program Handbook now available to start new programs, standardize training
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 02:50 pm
New York Sea Grant Extension and the Cornell University Cooperative Extension Invasive Species Program have published a New York State Watercraft Inspection Steward Program Handbook.
Niagara University professor elected vice chair of WNY Student Leadership and Engagement Consortium
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 02:50 pm
Mitchell Alegre, an adjunct faculty member in Niagara University's College of Business Administration, has been named vice chair of the Western New York Student Leadership and Engagement Consortium.
NYPA approves increased funding for statewide energy efficiency improvements under Build Smart NY
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 02:45 pm
The New York Power Authority board of trustees Wednesday approved increased energy efficiency funding of $117 million in support of the Build Smart NY program, a statewide initiative resulting from a 2012 executive order by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to reduce energy use in state buildings by 20 percent by 2020.
Empire State Development: OneTouch Direct hiring 150 in Western New York
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 02:45 pm
Empire State Development announced OneTouch Direct-NY Inc. cut the ribbon on its new Orchard Park location and will immediately begin hiring for 150 positions.
Niagara University hosting free CERT training
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 02:45 pm
Border Community SERVICE of Niagara University is hosting a free Community Emergency Response Team training course this fall on the NU campus.
Higgins, Brown, Ryan, Rivera announce start of construction on Ferry Street Bridge
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 02:45 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan and Buffalo City Councilman David Rivera announced the start of a major reconstruction project on the Ferry Street Bridge connecting Niagara Street to Squaw Island.
'Chasing 509': Peyton Manning aims to set NFL record for most career passing touchdowns
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 02:45 pm
Peyton Manning looks to become the most prolific quarterback in NFL history this Sunday when the Denver Broncos (4-1) host Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers (4-2) on "Sunday Night Football" on NBC.
State Comptroller DiNapoli set for WNY visit
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 07:00 am
New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli will visit Lockport next week and will be honored at a reception sponsored by the Niagara County Democratic Committee.
Neil Patrick Harris to host 2015 Oscars
Wed, Oct 15th 2014 06:10 pm
Award-winning star of stage and screen Neil Patrick Harris will host the 87th Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. This will be Harris' first time hosting the ceremony. The show will air live on ABC on "Oscar Sunday," Feb. 22, 2015.
Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops names Laura Jacobs 2015 chairwoman
Wed, Oct 15th 2014 01:15 pm
Laura Jacobs, senior account executive, e3communications, has been elected 2015 chairwoman of the 32nd annual Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS. The Taste, the nation's largest two-day food festival, is set for July 11 and 12, 2015, along Delaware Avenue and Niagara Square in downtown Buffalo.
A.G. Schneiderman announces agreements with major hospitality companies to protect New Yorkers from misleading timeshare practices
Wed, Oct 15th 2014 01:15 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced he has reached a pair of agreements with two leading hospitality companies - Hilton Resorts Corp. and Wyndham Vacation Resorts Inc. - that will help protect purchasers of timeshares from potential deception and confusion.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue at Becker Farms
Wed, Oct 15th 2014 01:15 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. this Saturday and Sunday at Becker Farms & Vizcarra Vineyards, 3760 Quaker Road, Gasport. Heart of Niagara's adoptable dogs Sierra, Sassy, Snoopy, Gina, Bandit, Rocky and Ringo will be there to meet and greet the public.
Unique Productions, Ujima Theatre Co. present 'The Process'
Wed, Oct 15th 2014 01:15 pm
Unique Productions (UP!), in collaboration with Ujima Theatre Co., announces the Western New York premiere of "The Process." It is a play that is part whimsical, part reality, and shows how a small group of writers, some with disabilities, come to process a full-length play, and how writing stories reveals what they wish would happen.
Warner Bros. Records to release 'Christmas at Downton Abbey' Nov. 10
Wed, Oct 15th 2014 01:15 pm
Carnival Films, producers of "Downton Abbey," together with Warner Bros. Records, confirmed the release of "Christmas at Downton Abbey," an official collection of festive hymns and classic carols evoking a simpler time, from the much loved, award-winning television series.
'NBC SportsWorld' is new long-form home of NBC Sports Digital
Wed, Oct 15th 2014 01:10 pm
NBC Sports Digital announced today it is launching NBC SportsWorld, a new micro-site within NBCSports.com dedicated to long-form storytelling. The new site launches today and will be populated with long-form stories, essays, short films and documentaries, including select archived Olympic video.
Daemen among top military friendly schools
Wed, Oct 15th 2014 07:00 am
For the sixth consecutive year, Daemen College has been selected by Victory Media for the Military Friendly Schools list, a designation awarded to only the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that have demonstrated a commitment to supporting student veterans on campus and in their careers.
Series premiere makes 'Star Wars Rebels' Disney XD's No. 1 animated series ever with more than 1 million total viewers
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 06:25 pm
Following its 6.5 million total viewer global movie premiere weekend, Monday's premiere telecast of the original series "Star Wars Rebels" became Disney XD's No. 1 original animated series debut in the channel's 15-plus-year history in total viewers.
Taylor Swift performs two epic concerts for ABC
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 06:25 pm
On the eve of her highly anticipated album, "1989," global superstar Taylor Swift takes ABC by storm, appearing on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Thursday, Oct. 23 as well as "Good Morning America" Monday, Oct. 27, and Thursday Oct. 30, and on "The View" Wednesday, Oct. 29.
Pinktober celebrated in Niagara Falls
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 05:30 pm
On Oct. 10, The Hard Rock Café, Niagara Falls USA, hosted their 15th annual Pinktober event.
Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission announces 4th annual 'Feed the Falls'
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 05:00 pm
The Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission will celebrate its fourth annual "Feed the Falls" events again this Thanksgiving and Christmas days. Organizers anticipate delivering up to 1,800 traditional holiday dinners with all the trimmings to needy individuals, shut-ins and families throughout area neighborhoods.
LCTV orientation
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 04:50 pm
Lockport Community Television will hold its final 2014 orientation session at 7 p.m. Tuesday Oct. 21, at the LCTV studio, 293 Niagara St., Lockport. This session is free of charge and is an opportunity to learn about LCTV and sign-up for upcoming video production workshops.
Seneca Resorts & Casinos hosts culinary job fair Wednesday
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 04:50 pm
Seneca Resorts & Casino will host a culinary job fair from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Hawk Conference Room at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls. Recruiters will be available to meet with job seekers for positions in the culinary field throughout all three casino properties in Western New York.
Traveler advisory for Lewiston, Town of Niagara
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 04:50 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation today announced work is continuing on the project to reconstruct the Interstate 190 bridges over the Niagara Power Project in the towns of Niagara and Lewiston.
Higgins says parks not parking lots for NYPA funds
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 03:50 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, is calling on the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. to amend the general project plan for Canalside to immediately transfer a minimum of $15 million currently proposed for parking structures to instead be used on development of parks and public improvement projects along the Outer Harbor.
Home Free 'Crazy Life Tour' at UB Center for the Arts
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 03:40 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents Home Free at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12.
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum announces: 'Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats: A New Music City'
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 03:40 pm
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's upcoming major exhibition, "Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats: A New Music City," will explore this magical time. The exhibit opens Friday, March 27, 2015, for a nearly two-year run.
October is National Health Care Proxy Month
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 03:40 pm
Do you know who will make health care decisions for you if you can't? Or why everyone age 18 and older should have a health care proxy? October is National Health Care Proxy Month, making it the perfect time to learn what you can do now to ensure your health care wishes are known by your family and physician.
Coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera and Pharrell Williams return to 'The Voice'
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 03:40 pm
Pharrell Williams, who is receiving stellar reviews in his inaugural season of "The Voice," will be returning to the eighth cycle of NBC's Emmy Award-winning series with fellow coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Christina Aguilera, as previously announced. The eighth cycle will begin in early 2015.
NU to debut new 'Power Path' with 'Zombie Run' fundraiser for Special Olympics
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 03:40 pm
In the name of a good cause, Niagara University will turn its new running path into "Zombieland" for a few hours this Oct. 25.
Summit Life Outreach Center hosting fall open house
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 03:35 pm
Summit Life Outreach Center, located at 1622 Pine Ave., in the heart of Niagara Falls, is opening its doors to the community and its supporters from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18.
ABC celebrates all things scary, spooky and funny this Halloween
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 03:00 pm
ABC celebrates the scariest night of the year with Halloween-themed programming, kicking off Wednesday.
UB engineers explore new ways to extend smartphone battery life
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 07:00 am
Charger-toting smartphone users have reason to rejoice. Three University at Buffalo research groups have received $1.3 million in combined funding to improve energy management in smartphones.
NYS Tax Department reminds taxpayers of Oct. 15 filing deadline
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 07:00 am
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today reminded New Yorkers who requested a filing extension Oct. 15 is the deadline to file their state income tax return. Of the 740,000 taxpayers who requested an extension, 400,000 (54 percent) have yet to file.
UB's Gifted Math Program accepting applications for another class of future achievers
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 07:00 am
UB's Gifted Math Program is accepting nominations of outstanding sixth-grade mathematics students submitted by schools and parents for its fall 2015 entering class.