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Melissa Etheridge, Blondie in Lewiston: Female rockers take center stage at Artpark
Mon, Jul 6th 2015 09:25 pm
On Tuesday, Artpark welcomes a powerful double-bill with Melissa Etheridge and Blondie. The two have been alternating opening and closing each performance; in Lewiston, Etheridge is the closer.
NOCO sponsoring Thunder of Niagara Air Show
Mon, Jul 6th 2015 11:30 am
NOCO announced today its $15,000 contribution to support the Thunder of Niagara Air Show, to be held July 18-19 at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.
Guitar legend Mark Knopfler, former Chicago vocalist Peter Cetera perform at Fallsview Casino
Mon, Jul 6th 2015 11:25 am
British singer, songwriter and guitarist Mark Knopfler was the distinct voice and lead guitarist of Grammy Award-winning band Dire Straits. Praised by Rolling Stone as one of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time," Knopfler performs his hits at Fallsview Casino for one night only Oct. 14 (8:30 p.m.).
Heart of Niagara Volunteer meeting Wednesday
Mon, Jul 6th 2015 11:10 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue's monthly volunteer meeting is 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, at Oppenheim Park, Pavilion No. 15, on Niagara Falls Boulevard in Niagara Falls.
ABC's 'The Chew' to broadcast from 20th annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival
Mon, Jul 6th 2015 11:10 am
"The Chew" co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz announced the show is leaving its Manhattan studio for the first time in its history to broadcast from the 20th annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando.
Knowing the signs: Hairdressers to be trained to recognize signs of domestic abuse
Mon, Jul 6th 2015 10:30 am
The Cut It Out program is coming to Grand Island.
Niagara Pioneer soccer tourney to draw thousands
Sat, Jul 4th 2015 11:00 am
One of the largest youth soccer tournaments in the northeastern U.S. will visit Fort Niagara State Park in Youngstown on Saturday and Sunday, July 11 and 12.
Youngstown: Get ready for Great Contraption Race
Sat, Jul 4th 2015 11:00 am
The days are fast approaching for the return of a neat on-water event in the lower Niagara.
Klein family benefit
Sat, Jul 4th 2015 10:30 am
Sunday, June 7, Julie Klein passed away from a heart aneurism. She is survived by her husband, Chris, and their two daughters, Samantha and Sarah.
GIHS Class of 2015
Sat, Jul 4th 2015 10:30 am
Grand Island High School held its 50th commencement Sunday morning at Kleinhans Music Hall. The school held its first commencement in the school auditorium June 26, 1966, for 132 graduates.
Grand Island: Council hears security plans for Gus Macker tourney
Sat, Jul 4th 2015 10:25 am
Local event promoter Corey McGowan met with the Grand Island Town Board and law enforcement representatives Thursday to go over security plans for the Gus Macker 3-on-3 basketball tournament, but he left awaiting final approval to hold the hoops festival he plans for August.
Fresh Start for new café and market, customers
Sat, Jul 4th 2015 09:30 am
Rose Muto and her family opened Fresh Start Café & Market to save Lewiston one "Green Machine" at a time.
Youngstown Heritage Committee to host walking tour July 11
Sat, Jul 4th 2015 07:00 am
The Youngstown Heritage Tours and Tourism Committee has announced its next walking tour, "Women's Voices: A Different View of the War of 1812," will take place at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 11. It will begin in the Peace Garden at Falkner Park on Main Street.
First chance to watch Jack Eichel: Buffalo Sabres announce development camp schedule
Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 06:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team's schedule for its annual summer development camp from July 6-12 at First Niagara Center. This will mark the fourth year in a row the ice will be installed during the summer and the development camp will be held at the home of the Sabres.
Colaiacovo signs one-year deal with Sabres
Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 06:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team signed defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo to a one-year contract.
Sabres sign Cal O'Reilly
Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 06:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team signed forward Cal O'Reilly to a two-year contract.
Scholarship opportunities for Artpark summer camps
Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 03:20 pm
Artpark announced scholarship opportunities exist for select sessions of its weeklong summer camps.
Ryan O'Reilly signs seven-year extension with Buffalo Sabres
Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 03:20 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team signed forward Ryan O'Reilly to a seven-year contract extension.
Russian-born fashion designer making a name for herself in Buffalo
Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 02:00 pm
Meet Kristina Fehktman, 25, who hails from the Russia-Ukraine border.
Niagara Frontier Country Club gives 'Props to Cops'
Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 01:15 pm
The Niagara Frontier Country Club is participating in radio station WDCX's "Props to Cops" promotion, which provides free or discounted products and services to officers. Active policemen can take advantage of a free round of golf at the club after 1 p.m. each Sunday this month.
Niagara County Lions Clubs Junior Golf Tournament set
Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 01:15 pm
The third annual Niagara County Lions Clubs Junior Golf Tournament will take place July 14 at Willowbrook Golf Course, 4200 Lake Ave., Lockport.
Celebrate Independence Day at Fort Niagara
Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 01:15 pm
More than 500 re-enactors will collaborate to recreate the 1759 British siege of Fort Niagara in an historic setting this weekend, during Old Fort Niagara's French and Indian War Encampment.
Utz-Davis united in marriage
Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 10:35 am
Former Islanders Michael Craig Davis and Christie Anne Utz, of Springfield, Virginia, had a beautiful wedding June 13 in the Niagara University Chapel.
Erie County Sheriff's Office: DWI patrols set for 4th of July weekend
Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 10:30 am
Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard announced his office will increase the number of DWI patrols on land and sea for the July 4 weekend throughout the county.
Celebrating 65 years of love and friendship
Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 09:30 am
It was a day 65 years in the making for Tom and Rose Giangreco, residents of the Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda.
Buffalo Zoo will offer extended hours Fridays this summer
Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 07:00 am
The Buffalo Zoo will offer extended hours every Friday in July and August for its "Ferocious Fridays" series.
A fundraiser for the felines
Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 07:00 am
In the kitten area at Precious Paws Rescue in North Tonawanda, five kittens romped and played during a recent summer afternoon. But at the tip-top of a small climbing tree, sisters Narcissa and Nutella napped the hours away.
Pieces of the Past: Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum
Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 07:00 am
Like many local history museums, the Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum has artifacts from the large (farm equipment, an entire storefront) to the tiny fragments of life that might otherwise be overlooked.
Olde Sanborn Days is a team effort
Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 07:00 am
Over two days in July, about 2,500 to 3,000 people flock to the grounds of Sanborn Fire Co. on Ward Road (Route 429) to partake of the annual Olde Sanborn Days and all its activities.
New gazebo at Sanborn museum is a labor of love
Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 07:00 am
As the wooden framework of a new gazebo rises near the buildings of the Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum on Saunders Settlement Road, it's more than just a possible bandstand, or a place to sit in the shade.
A.G. Schneiderman offers safety tips for July 4 following easing of fireworks prohibitions in some areas
Thu, Jul 2nd 2015 07:25 pm
For the first time in more than 100 years, certain consumer-grade fireworks are available for legal purchase in parts of New York. Be careful when using them.
Steve Tasker's Self-Leadership Experience to be held at Canisius College
Thu, Jul 2nd 2015 07:00 pm
The Canisius Center for Professional Development and School of Education and Human Services present Steve Tasker's Self-Leadership Experience. The three-day leadership program for high school students will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, Aug. 4-6, on the Canisius campus.
Ortt, Walmart present WNY Warriors Flight with $20,000 grant
Thu, Jul 2nd 2015 06:50 pm
The Western New York Warriors Flight received a grant of $20,000 from the Walmart Foundation Thursday as part of both organizations' commitments to serving this nation's heroes.
Niagara County offers health workshops
Thu, Jul 2nd 2015 06:00 pm
Niagara County Office for the Aging and the Niagara County Department of Health are sponsoring several local, free health workshops in July.
Contestants sought for Canal Fest pageants
Thu, Jul 2nd 2015 06:00 pm
The various Canal Fest pageants have been taking place for most of the festival's 26 years -- but the allure of that once-prized crown and sash might be slipping.
NT library director chosen for leadership program
Thu, Jul 2nd 2015 06:00 pm
In August, 40 librarians from throughout the United States will gather for an immersive leadership development program for future library leaders -- and one of them will be from North Tonawanda.
Buffalo Sabres sign defenseman Bobby Sanguinetti
Thu, Jul 2nd 2015 05:30 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team signed defenseman Bobby Sanguinetti to a one-year, two-way contract.
Chris Collins helps secure $82,488 in grants for local fire companies
Thu, Jul 2nd 2015 04:00 pm
Congressman Chris Collins announced $82,488 in federal funding for two local fire companies: $65,315 will be allocated to Bergholz Volunteer Fire Co. in Niagara County, and $17,143 will be allocated to Bennington Volunteer Fire Co. in Wyoming County.
A panel of celebrities works together 'To Tell The Truth' on ABC's new comedic variety show
Thu, Jul 2nd 2015 04:00 pm
"To Tell The Truth" is coming soon to the ABC Television Network.
UPDATED: Niagara Catholic hosts Alumni Weekend July 17-20
Thu, Jul 2nd 2015 04:00 pm
Niagara Catholic Junior/Senior High School has announced plans for its 2015 Alumni Weekend, set to take place July 17-20.