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Niagara County Builders Association to hold estate presentation
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:15 am
The Niagara County Builders Association will hold a networking event and seminar Wednesday, April 13, at the Hideaway Grille, 399 Division St., North Tonawanda.
North Tonawanda Public to hold 'Cashing in on Clutter' event
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:15 am
The North Tonawanda Public Library will host professional organizer Jamie Shaner of Home Solutions of WNY for a organizing and de-clutter presentation at 7 p.m. Monday, April 11, at the library, 505 Meadow Drive.
Wheatfield American Legion Post antique show, sale set for April 10
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:15 am
The Wheatfield American Legion Post No. 1451 will hold an antique show and sale, and basket raffle from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 10, and from 10 a.m.-4p.m. Sunday, April 10, at the post, 6525 Ward Road, Wheatfield.
Spring training slated at Niagara Hospice
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:00 am
Niagara Hospice has announced an opportunity for readers to get out of the house after a long winter.
April is Safe Digging Month
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 09:40 am
The New York State Public Service Commission announced it is participating in the nationwide effort to recognize April 2016 as "Safe Digging Month" as a way to remind excavators and contractors state law requires them to call one of the state's toll-free one-call centers before starting any excavation or digging project.
Who won 'American Idol' finale?
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 09:35 am
Finale featured every 'American Idol' Winner, with performances by superstars Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson, Phillip Phillips, Kellie Pickler, Colton Dixon and David Cook.
Aspiring entrepreneurs enter final round of UB competition
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 09:30 am
Five teams will vie for more than $60,000 in startup funding and in-kind services in the final round of the Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition (Panasci TEC) on April 13 at UB's Center for the Arts.
'Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live!' heads to UB
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 09:30 am
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live!" at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 4. Tickets are $17 to $37 and are on sale now.
2016 Scotty Bowman Showcase rosters announced
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 09:30 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced the rosters for the 12th annual Scotty Bowman Showcase, which will take place Sunday, April 10, at First Niagara Center in Buffalo.
NU biology major wins Outstanding Research Presentation at National Conference
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 09:30 am
Niagara University senior biology major Sonja Opper won the Outstanding Research Presentation award at the 70th annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference, which was held April 2 at Western New England University.
Trent Harmon is crowned final 'American Idol'
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 09:30 am
Thursday night on "American Idol," the lights were dimmed for a final time and host Ryan Seacrest made one last dream come true, as Trent Harmon, 25, from Amory, Mississippi, was named the 15th and final "American Idol" in the history-making series finale live from Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. He beat out La'Porsha Renae.
'The Voice': Meet Caity Peters, Pharrell's 'secret weapon'
Thu, Apr 7th 2016 05:15 pm
21-year-old Caity Peters, a self-described "black sheep of the family," is turning into a dark horse on season 10 of NBC's hit series "The Voice."
Food Bank of Western New York promotes Kelly O'Neil to marketing & development manager
Thu, Apr 7th 2016 04:30 pm
Marylou Borowiak, president and CEO of the Food Bank of Western New York, recently announced the promotion of Kelly O'Neil to marketing and development manager. O'Neil previously served as communications and donor relations supervisor for the Food Bank.
More Niagara County practices join HEALTHeLINK, Western New York's clinical information exchange
Thu, Apr 7th 2016 04:30 pm
HEALTHeLINK today announced several Niagara County practices and health care organizations as the newest participants in Western New York's clinical information exchange.
Missing person alert
Thu, Apr 7th 2016 04:15 pm
The Lockport Police Department is looking for help in locating a missing person from the City of Lockport. The missing person is 25-year-old Heather Grimmer. She is approximately 5'2" tall, 120 pounds, with blue eyes, brown hair and tattoos on her wrist (black ropes).
Buffalo Sabres recall forwards Rodrigues, Schneider
Thu, Apr 7th 2016 09:55 am
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled forwards Evan Rodrigues and Cole Schneider from the Rochester Americans (AHL). Both players will be joining the Sabres for their first career recall.
Watch 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' trailer
Thu, Apr 7th 2016 09:50 am
The brand-new teaser trailer for "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" just debuted on "Good Morning America," and is available to watch here.
Schneiderman kicks off National Financial Literacy Month with consumer alert about common tax season scams
Wed, Apr 6th 2016 04:55 pm
With this year's tax deadline looming and April marking National Financial Literacy Month, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman offered New Yorkers tips to avoid falling victim to reported tax season scams.
914th Airlift Wing commander talks NFARS on Capitol Hill
Wed, Apr 6th 2016 04:50 pm
Col. Brian S. Bowman, commander of the Air Force Reserve's 914th Airlift Wing, met with members of Capitol Hill in March.
Niagara County leads by example on organ donor registry: Jastrzemski, Updegrove, gov't leaders sign up to donate
Wed, Apr 6th 2016 02:10 pm
Surrounded by roughly two-dozen county leaders who agreed to be organ donors, Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski added his name to the New York State Donate Life Registry at the Lockport Department of Motor Vehicles Tuesday.
Finalists announced for 2016 American Country Countdown Awards
Wed, Apr 6th 2016 01:35 pm
Finalists for the 2016 American Country Countdown Awards were announced today. Country superstar Luke Bryan dominates the list with seven category nods, followed by newcomer Sam Hunt with five, Thomas Rhett and Zac Brown Band each with four, and Florida Georgia Line with three.
'SAL' the Surgical Robot celebrates another milestone
Wed, Apr 6th 2016 01:25 pm
"SAL" the Surgical Robot recently completed its 750th surgical procedure at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
(716) to host 'Masters Brunch' Sunday
Wed, Apr 6th 2016 01:20 pm
(716) Food and Sport will continue the "Ultimate Fan Destination Series" on Sunday with the "Masters Brunch." The second annual event begins at 11 a.m. and will be highlighted by a premium brunch buffet while the tournament's final round plays on (716)'s 38-foot video screen.
Poloncarz in Washington for meeting of opioid crisis task force
Wed, Apr 6th 2016 01:20 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz will be in Washington, D.C., this week to join colleagues from across the country to begin serving on the opioid crisis task force, composed of members from the National Association of Counties and National League of Cities.
German hospitality expert to speak at NU about sustainability in tourism industry
Wed, Apr 6th 2016 01:15 pm
Willy Legrand, Ph.D., a professor of hospitality management at the International University of Applied Sciences in Bad Honnef, Germany, will keynote an April 26 event at Niagara University that is focused on climate adaptive innovations for the international hospital industry.
'Grimm' renewed for sixth season as Friday night series readies to tell new tales
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 07:15 pm
The war on Wesen rages on! NBC's Friday night drama series "Grimm" has been renewed for a sixth season.
David Whalen named Advocate of the Year by Deaf Access Services
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 03:50 pm
David Whalen, director of Niagara University's First Responders Disability Awareness Training program, has been named Advocate of the Year for 2016 by Deaf Access Services of Buffalo.
Higgins announces fire prevention and safety grants available
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 02:55 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced applications are now being accepted for the Fire Prevention and Safety grant program through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The deadline to submit applications is 5 p.m. Friday, May 6.
Mary Carillo, Jimmy Roberts to serve as correspondents for NBC's coverage of 2016 Rio Olympics
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 02:50 pm
Four months from today, on Friday, Aug. 5, NBCUniversal's coverage of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad begins from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Mary Carillo and Jimmy Roberts will be there in prominent roles as NBC Olympics correspondents.
Hard Rock's 'Sing For Your Supper' is America's anthem on Tax Day
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 12:25 pm
On Monday, April 18, Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA, guests who channel their inner artist and sing a song on the cafe stage will receive a free Legendary Burger.
Lady Antebellum, John Fogerty join award-winning lineup at Fallsview Casino
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 11:55 am
If you're "lookin' for a good time" in a live performance, get ready for an evening of incredible talent when the hit-making trio Lady Antebellum stop by Fallsview Casino for two nights in July.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announces 2016 board appointments
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 11:55 am
The Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center board of directors confirmed its 2016 slate of officers and re-elected five incumbent board members to three-year terms at its annual meeting on April 4.
Lewiston Lions offers $500 scholarship
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 11:55 am
The Lewiston Community Lions Club is offering a $500 scholarship for a graduating 2016 senior from Lewiston-Porter High School. Interested students are instructed to go to their guidance office for an application.
Buffalo Sabres recall forward Justin Bailey
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 11:55 am
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled forward Justin Bailey from the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Sister Bernadette Miller appointed to help Niagara University's service programs
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 11:50 am
Sister Bernadette Miller, D.C., an alumna of Niagara University, will work closely with the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M. Institute for Civic Engagement to develop and implement educational pathways to reduce the achievement gap.
Collins to host art competition reception, awards ceremony
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 07:00 am
U.S. Rep. Chris Collins will host the 2016 Congressional Art Competition Reception and Awards Ceremony at Genesee Community College at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 9. Collins will meet with all of the participating NY-27 students and their families before selecting this year's winner.
Old Fort Niagara's Patriots Day re-enactment commemorates America's fight for independence
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 07:00 am
Old Fort Niagara will host its first re-enactment of the season, Patriots Day Weekend, on April 16-17, to commemorate the start of the American Revolution on April 19, 1775.
Hospice Gran Fondo bicycle ride rolls on May 14
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 07:00 am
The Hospice Gran Fondo to benefit Niagara Hospice is back for another spin, bringing its "party on wheels" to Niagara County. The ride has grown in popularity among riders of all abilities.
'Thumbs Up for Sexual Assault Awareness': Village of Lewiston supports It Happened to Alexa Foundation
Mon, Apr 4th 2016 07:35 pm
Village of Lewiston leaders had a thumb (or two) painted teal during Monday's work session as a sign of support for the It Happened to Alexa Foundation.
Brooke Shields stars in 'Flower Shop Mystery: Snipped in the Bud'
Mon, Apr 4th 2016 02:25 pm
Brooke Shields returns as flower-shop-owner-turned-sleuth Abby Night in the second installment of the "Flower Shop Mystery" movie series - "Flower Shop Mystery: Snipped in the Bud," Sunday, April 24 (9 p.m. ET/PT), on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries.
 

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