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Rascal Flatts, The Doobie Brothers in concert at Fallsview Casino
Tue, Jul 5th 2016 12:50 pm
Fans of Rascal Flatts are in luck. For two nights in October, Fallsview Casino welcomes the best-selling and most awarded country group of the past decade.
Olde Sanborn Days focuses on local, family-friendly experience
Mon, Jul 4th 2016 07:00 am
After nearly eight months of planning, the Rotary Club of Niagara County Central is completing final preparations for its 26th annual Olde Sanborn Days Arts and Craft Show.
'Celebration': 'Baila Brazil' brings dance, song, parade and carnival to Lewiston
Sat, Jul 2nd 2016 08:00 am
This summer, with "Baila Brazil," Sonia Clark and Artpark & Company are not just offering an hour or two of entertainment, but a parade down Center Street and a carnival inside the Fourth Street state park.
Village of Lewiston Historic Preservation Board debuts
Sat, Jul 2nd 2016 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston's newly created Historic Preservation Commission held its first meeting Monday. Four of the six appointed members met inside the Morgan Lewis Boardroom at the Red Brick Municipal Building, where they set forth a plan of action, and appointed leadership.
GI Garden Walk to take place July 10
Sat, Jul 2nd 2016 07:00 am
July 10 marks the day for the first free Grand Island Garden Walk. Plans have been underway for months by a committee of 10 dedicated gardeners. Twenty gardens will be open for viewing from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. They include a variety of garden styles, plantings and garden decor, ranging from the sophisticated to the whimsical.
Backlund voted mayor of Say Cheese
Sat, Jul 2nd 2016 07:00 am
No candidate in the 2016 political season has dominated the election cycle like Grand Islander Butch Backlund.
Welcome aboard!
Sat, Jul 2nd 2016 07:00 am
Paul J. Casseri, center, Lewiston-Porter superintendent of schools, is greeted Wednesday as the newest member of the Kiwanis Club of Lewiston.
Ready for some soccer? Niagara Pioneer Soccer Tournament returns
Sat, Jul 2nd 2016 07:00 am
Fort Niagara State Park and the Village of Youngstown will be buzzing next weekend. That's when one of the biggest soccer tournaments in the northeastern U.S. pays its annual visit to the park and village.
Island business growth prompts 'Thank you' all through July
Sat, Jul 2nd 2016 07:00 am
A local business will spend the entire month of July saying "Thank you" to the Island for supporting its growth and prosperity.
Island Kids Preschool and PreK: School begins needed expansion
Sat, Jul 2nd 2016 07:00 am
Soon after Jason and Ann MacClellan opened Island Kids Child Care Center, Preschool and PreK in June of 2013, they saw a surge in demand for their child care services. This summer, they're taking steps to meet the needs of Island families by undertaking a major business expansion.
Sabres sign defenseman Justin Falk
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 07:30 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team signed defenseman Justin Falk to a one-year, two-way contract.
Kyle Okposo signs 7-year deal with Buffalo Sabres
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 05:40 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team signed forward Kyle Okposo to a seven-year contract.
Billy Sheehan brings new band, The Winery Dogs, home to Buffalo
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 05:20 pm
Bass legend Billy Sheehan returns to the area on Tuesday at The Tralf with his latest project, The Winery Dogs, a powerhouse supergroup featuring Richie Kotzen and Mike Portnoy.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: KidBiz 20th anniversary
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 04:50 pm
Sales were as hot as the weather Saturday for some of the young businesspeople at the 20th annual KidBiz in the Town Commons.
Obit: Wendy L. Duignan
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 04:45 pm
Wendy L. Duignan, Ph.D., died June 21, 2016, in Buffalo.
Obit: Gloria Diringer
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 04:45 pm
Gloria Diringer (née Askey) entered into rest June 28, 2016.
Obit: The Rev. Edwin H. Sprague
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 04:45 pm
The Rev. Edwin H. Sprague, a retired Presbyterian pastor, died on Friday, June 17, 2016.
Planning continues for Olde Sanborn Days
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 04:35 pm
The 26th annual Olde Sanborn Days Arts and Craft Show, hosted by the Rotary Club of Niagara County-Central, will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 9, and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 10, at the Sanborn Fire Co. grounds.
Who likes fireworks? Event schedule
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 04:35 pm
Residents can enjoy a host of family-friendly activities this long weekend, from barbecues to public firework displays.
North Tonawanda children's memorial breaks ground
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 04:30 pm
North Tonawanda's Children's Memorial Garden, also known as the Children's Remembrance Gardenwalk, is finally becoming a reality for parents who have lost children.
Hillsong UNITED to unveil live visual album 'Of Dirt And Grace — Live From The Land'
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 04:25 pm
Incorporating breathtaking imagery from Israel, platinum-selling Hillsong UNITED will debut "Of Dirt And Grace - Live From The Land" beginning July 15. It's a live visual take on songs from the band's best selling record "EMPIRES."
Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduates 62nd class
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 04:25 pm
The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduated its 62nd class during a ceremony held Friday at Niagara University's Castellani Art Museum.
Happy Fourth of July: 'Pride in the Park' to offer Independence Day festivities
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 04:00 pm
A new event will blast off Sunday in the Town of Niagara's Veterans Memorial Community Park. "Pride in the Park" will feature community activities and entertainment beginning at noon and extending throughout the day and evening.
Recent changes in state policy results in thousands more Erie County households eligible for SNAP benefits
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 11:50 am
Erie County residents earning between 130 percent and 150 percent of the federal poverty level will be eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistant Program benefits, effective July 1.
Sabres Street HockeyFest returns Aug. 21
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 11:50 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced registration is now open for Street HockeyFest 2016. The popular street hockey tournament is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 21.
New York bald eagle conservation plan completed
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 11:50 am
State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced a new, comprehensive conservation plan to manage New York's population of the bald eagle.
Scholarships available for Artpark Art Camp
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 11:50 am
Thanks to a contribution from LB Mason Fine Arts and artist Philip Burke, Artpark is offering 17 partial scholarships in the amount of $100 for the July sessions of Art Camp.
Sabres announce 2016 development camp schedule
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 11:50 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team's schedule for its annual summer development camp, from July 6-12 at HARBORCENTER. All on-ice sessions will be held at HARBORCENTER for the first time this year after four years at First Niagara Center.
With 'cancer moonshot' leaping forward, Higgins invites Biden to visit Roswell Park
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 11:45 am
Congressman Brian Higgins is reaching out to Vice President Joseph Biden, formally inviting the leader of the "cancer moonshot" initiative to see first-hand the outstanding cancer research happening right here in Western New York at Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
UB Research Pharmacy open to assist WNY faculty, scientists with clinical trials
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 11:45 am
For researchers hoping to provide medication to their study participants during clinical trials, sorting through the myriad regulations can be a headache.
FASNY: Leave fireworks to the professionals
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 07:00 am
The Fourth of July is rapidly approaching, and with it comes the traditional displays of fireworks. The Firemen's Association of the State of New York urges New Yorkers to enjoy a professional fireworks display, rather than attempt to use these dangerous devices themselves.
Buffalo Sabres re-sign Jake McCabe, Cole Schneider
Thu, Jun 30th 2016 09:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team signed defenseman Jake McCabe to a three-year contract extension. They also signed forward Cole Schneider to a one-year, two-way contract.
Syfy renews original drama series '12 Monkeys' for third season
Thu, Jun 30th 2016 04:50 pm
Syfy has renewed its critically acclaimed drama series "12 Monkeys" for a 10-episode season 3 order, with new episodes expected to air in 2017.
NU formalizes partnerships with Niagara Falls, Lew-Port school districts
Thu, Jun 30th 2016 03:30 pm
A memorandum of understanding signed Thursday formalized longstanding partnerships between Niagara University and the Niagara Falls and Lewiston-Porter school districts.
UAW, AT&T, WNY community help Cell Phones For Soldiers provide troops and veterans with free calls home
Thu, Jun 30th 2016 03:20 pm
Local United Automobile Workers members and its veterans committee teamed up with AT&T to help collect more than 1,500 gently used mobile devices over the past three months, which will now be donated to Cell Phones For Soldiers.
'The Voice' blind auditions to air during Rio Summer Olympics on NBC
Thu, Jun 30th 2016 03:00 pm
Capitalizing on the highly anticipated Rio Olympics, NBC will air special original half-hour episodes of the network's No. 1-rated comedy, "Superstore," and TV's No. 1 reality series, "The Voice," on Friday, Aug. 19, and Sunday, Aug. 21 (the night of the closing ceremony), respectively.
Ortt to sponsor local blood drive to keep donations from declining during summer months
Thu, Jun 30th 2016 02:45 pm
In an effort to boost blood donations during a time when they can be low, New York State Sen. Rob Ortt is partnering with the American Red Cross to sponsor a community blood drive from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 5, at Cornerstone Arena in Lockport.
AAA: Americans taking more trips than ever this Independence Day weekend
Thu, Jun 30th 2016 10:40 am
AAA projects nearly 43 million Americans will travel this Independence Day weekend. This represents the highest Fourth of July travel volume on record and 5 million more travelers compared to Memorial Day weekend.
Grill safely this barbecue season: AAA reminds grillers to be mindful of safety
Thu, Jun 30th 2016 10:40 am
According to the National Fire Protection Association, June and July are the peak months for summer grill fires, with nearly 9,000 fires each year caused by grills, hibachis and other barbecues.
UB pharmacy school launches first pre-pharmacy summer camp for high school students
Thu, Jun 30th 2016 10:20 am
High school students from across the nation will get a glimpse of the pharmacy profession through the first University at Buffalo pre-pharmacy summer camp.