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Matt Ellis joins Academy of Hockey coaching staff
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 06:35 pm
The Academy of Hockey welcomes former Buffalo Sabre Matt Ellis to its coaching staff, along with Amherst native and Rochester Americans alumnus Nick Tuzzolino, and Tristan Musser.
Miley Cyrus, Alicia Keys, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton & Gwen Stefani return to 'The Voice'
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 06:30 pm
International recording superstar Gwen Stefani is back and joining Alicia Keys, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton as coaches for season 12 of NBC's three-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice."
Blues legend Buddy Guy at UB Center for the Arts
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 06:30 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents Buddy Guy at 8 p.m. Friday, April 21. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.
New date set for Ellicott plaza SEQR vote; public hearing still TBD
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 05:35 pm
For the second time this fall, it appears the Ellicott Development plaza proposal is nearing a final vote.
Fastest firefighter
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 02:20 pm
Firefighter Joe Casullo, left in the video, and Lt. Nick Egloff of the Grand Island Fire Co. hold a race to see who can put his turnout gear on the fastest, as children from Sidway Elementary School cheer them on.
Grand Island Town Board discussed West River at May work session
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 01:50 pm
The May 2, 2016, work session of the Grand Island Town Board included the first discussion of the proposed West River Connector Trail. The nearly three-hour meeting included a 25-minute discussion among Town Supervisor Nathan McMurray and council members Beverly Kinney, Chris Aronica, Mike Madigan and Ray Billica.
Iacovitti awarded Junior Volunteer Scholarship
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 12:55 pm
Anneliese Iacovitti of Niagara Falls has been awarded Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's 2016 Junior Volunteer Scholarship.
Lewiston Council on the Arts, Corey McGowan to relaunch Taste of Lewiston
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 09:05 am
The Lewiston Council on the Arts and a rising Western New York event planner are reviving a popular, summertime Center Street event.
Annual Niagara County career fair on Wednesday
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 07:00 am
Donald Jablonski has announced Niagara County's annual fall career fair - a county-run tool designed to help pair local jobseekers with employers looking for quality workers - will be held Wednesday.
Buffalo Sabres Foundation, partners celebrate grand opening of Patriot Heights
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 05:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres Foundation, in conjunction with Saving Grace Ministries Inc. and True Community Development Corp., celebrated the grand opening Monday of the Patriot Heights Apartments Project. The establishment will provide affordable housing for single mothers who are military veterans.
NCCC Foundation recognizes distinguished student scholars at annual Scholarship Gala
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 05:00 pm
The 26th annual Niagara County Community College Foundation Scholarship Gala took place Saturday at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute.
Lewiston Post Office investigation complete, leak was accidental
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 03:25 pm
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service has finished its investigation into the pepper spray spill that sent seven Lewiston Post Office employees to Mount St. Mary's Hospital on Wednesday.
World Pumpkin Pie Eating Championship, pig racing & funny face pumpkin drawing contest at The Great Pumpkin Farm
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 02:05 pm
How many pieces of pumpkin pie can a professional eater - or food warrior - consume in a short amount of time? Find out this weekend at the Great Pumpkin Farm's Fall Festival.
Simonson to present Sanborn Area Historical Society program
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 01:10 pm
The Sanborn Area Historical Society will host a program titled, "6 Times the World Was Saved From Nuclear Armageddon (That You Never Knew About)," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the Sanborn firehall, 5811 Buffalo St. (Route 429), Sanborn.
West Side Rowing Club hosts Head of the Niagara and Wright Regatta
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 01:10 pm
On Sunday, the West Side Rowing Club of Buffalo hosted the annual Head of the Niagara and Wright Regatta in Buffalo. This year's two-mile headrace was the biggest in the event's history, drawing more than 150 entries and 23 teams from the Northeastern U.S., and Southern Ontario.
Niagara University honors Russell Salvatore, Huynh Trung Nam
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 01:05 pm
Niagara University recognized the contributions of two national and international leaders in the hospitality and tourism industry during a special convocation on Thursday, Oct. 13.
Poloncarz hosts 'presidential' guest
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 01:05 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz recently enjoyed a visit with "Harry Truman," the nation's 33rd president, as portrayed by Buffalo actor David Lundy.
Niagara Falls State Park seeks partner for theater operation
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 01:00 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced a request for proposals has been released for Niagara Falls State Park. The RFP seeks to identify a qualified private sector partner to continue operation of the Niagara Adventure Theater in the Orin Lehman Visitor Center, as well as to continue the targeted marketing and sale of the Niagara USA Discovery Pass to out-of-market tours and groups.
'Sister We Win' gala to support breast cancer patients
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 01:00 pm
Out-of-pocket expenses can pile up quickly for patients dealing with breast cancer. While insurance can help, there are still lengthy co-pays to cover, over-the-counter medications to purchase, and other costs that aren't covered by insurance plans.
Blues-rock singer/songwriter Beth Hart at UB Center for the Arts
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 01:00 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents Beth Hart at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.
Pandora rolls out next generation of its artist marketing platform
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 12:55 pm
Pandora, a go-to music source for fans and artists, has revealed the next generation of its "artist marketing platform," a powerful evolution of Pandora's unique suite of marketing tools that includes artist audio messages, featured tracks and AMPcast.
Compassion International announces 9th annual Rock & Worship Roadshow
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 12:55 pm
The 9th annual Rock & Worship Roadshow, presented by Compassion International, has announced its official 2017 tour lineup. Award-winning and chart-topping artists Steven Curtis Chapman, Francesca Battistelli, Rend Collective, Passion, Family Force 5, Jordan Feliz, along with Derek Minor and Urban Rescue, will join together for this unique concert experience.
Election Day spaghetti in Ransomville
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 07:00 am
An Election Day spaghetti dinner will be offered from 4-7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8, at Ransomville Baptist Church, Youngstown-Lockport Road and Academy Street.
Niagara County Central Rotary to host Apple Tree Antique Show
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara County Central Rotary Club will host the 11th Apple Tree Antique Show from 5-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at the American Legion Post No. 1451 at 6525 Ward Road, Sanborn.
Wheatfield Lions to host meat raffle
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 07:00 am
The Town of Wheatfield Lions Club will host its annual meat raffle at 6 p.m. Nov. 5, at the American Legion Post 1451, next to the Wheatfield Lions Club at 6525 Ward Road.
NFP High School Game of the Week: Niagara Falls heads into playoffs strong after defeating Orchard Park
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 11:35 pm
In front of a packed house celebrating Senior Day at Niagara Falls High School, the Wolverines defeated the Orchard Park Quakers, 26-23, on Saturday.
Lewiston: ZBA OKs Fairchild variances
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Zoning Board of Appeals approved six variances for Orchard Park developer James Jerge's 765 Fairchild Place development proposal. ZBA members offered little commentary on the plan, which they've seen in various incarnations this year.
Mary Star of the Sea Council No. 4752: Awards presented at Past Grand Knights Dinner
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 07:00 am
The Mary Star of the Sea, Knights of Columbus, Council No. 4752 celebrated its annual Past Grand Knights Dinner honoring all past grand knights on Saturday, Oct. 8. Attending the dinner were many Past Grand Knights, other Knights, family and the District Deputy Anthony Pirrone.
Kelly's Country Store holds Fall Fest
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 07:00 am
Kelly's Country Store held its first-ever Fall Fest Oct. 8 and 9. The event included a petting zoo (pictured), a bounce house, face painting, and a food vendors and a farmers market. The old historic schoolhouse was open, with all original equipment.
Plaza public hearing postponed
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees is not ready to vote on the Ellicott Development plaza proposal, and probably will take additional time to review the project's State Environmental Quality Review application. As such, the public hearing originally eyed for this Monday's monthly meeting is postponed.
Learn how to make a cobweb chaser
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 07:00 am
In the spirit of autumn, residents are invited to discover the interesting background behind a cobweb chaser.
Lew-Port to present 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow'
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 07:00 am
In the spirit of Halloween, the Lewiston-Porter Drama Club presents "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," a ghost story adapted by Lindsay Price from the original work by Washington Irving.
Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce develops new breakfast seminar series 'Nourish & Knowledge'
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce has announced the launch of a new speaker series, "Nourish & Knowledge."
Family-owned farm provides local autumn attraction
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 06:05 pm
Families from all over Western New York are coming together to celebrate autumn at the Wheatfield Pumpkin Farm at 6920 Nash Road.
Halloween events popping up on Webster Street
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 06:00 pm
Halloween is fast approaching and, to help celebrate and support charitable initiatives, a group of business owners on Webster Street are coming together to host two new events.
Trinity UMC to hold 2016 Fall Festival
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:50 pm
Peggy Will, Chris Sipson, Ellie Robinson, Paul Sipson and Margie Tyrell of Trinity United Methodist Church are pictured (from left) making apple pies, which are made and quickly frozen, to be sold in the baked goods booth at the 2016 Trinity Fall Festival, which will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22.
Obit: James Milne
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:50 pm
James Milne, formerly of Grand Island and late of The Villages, Florida, passed away Monday, Oct. 3, 2016, at the age of 77.
'Pasta Extravaganza' to take place Oct. 23
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:45 pm
The St. Stephen Holy Name Society will host its sixth annual "Pasta Extravaganza" from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, at the St. Stephen School cafeteria, 2080 Baseline Road.
Obit: Leonard J. Kijowski
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:40 pm
Leonard J. Kijowski of Lewiston, New York, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016.