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ABC's 'Dancing with the Stars' announces pro dancers battling to win Mirrorball Trophy
Wed, Feb 11th 2015 10:40 am
The competition is just beginning for what's sure to be one of the most exciting seasons of "Dancing with the Stars" yet. It all kicked off this morning when 10 pro dancers were revealed exclusively on "Good Morning America" in anticipation of the 10th anniversary season premiere Monday, March 16 (8-10:01 p.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network.
'Pin to Win' a 'Perfect Day in Niagara USA'
Wed, Feb 11th 2015 10:20 am
To celebrate February as the month of love, Niagara Tourism & Convention Corp. is hosting "A Perfect Day in Niagara USA" contest for a romantic getaway in Niagara USA.
New program for young onset Alzheimer's
Wed, Feb 11th 2015 10:20 am
Although it is more prevalent and more likely to be medically recognized in those over the age of 70, Alzheimer's disease can be diagnosed in those who are much younger.
Free bowling game or cup of coffee for OUN basket donation
Wed, Feb 11th 2015 10:20 am
The Lewiston Event Center and Tim Hortons will provide a "thank you" gift to each customer who donates an item for the upcoming Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Baskets O'Plenty Auction.
Fathom Events, UFC to bring UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano to select US movie theaters Feb. 28
Wed, Feb 11th 2015 10:20 am
The UFC returns to Los Angeles with the biggest fight in women's MMA as Fathom Events and the UFC bring UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano to movie theaters nationwide at 10 p.m. Feb. 28, broadcast live from the Staples Center.
Celebrity chefs to face off for healthy hearts
Wed, Feb 11th 2015 10:10 am
"Hell's Kitchen" contestant and chef Bobby Anderson will face off against Tenth Street Café executive chef Lamont Singletary in a "Healthy Pizza Showdown" from 2-5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, to see who can make the healthiest yet most delicious pizza using gourmet ingredients with heart-healthy benefits.
$20,000 in scholarships available from Erie County Fairgrounds
Wed, Feb 11th 2015 10:10 am
As part of the Erie County Fairgrounds' effort to foster education and success in students, the Erie County Agricultural Society and the Erie County Fair will award $20,000 in scholarships to high school seniors and college students.
ECC to aid local craft beer industry with state's first brewing science and service certificate program
Wed, Feb 11th 2015 10:10 am
Erie Community College has prided itself for decades on its ability to craft its curriculum for career-focused students interested in entering Western New York's growing industries.
'An Evening in Red' celebrates Go Red For Women with 'Red Dress Collection' fashion show from Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week
Wed, Feb 11th 2015 10:10 am
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week will kick-off Thursday in New York City with the Go Red For Women "Red Dress Collection" fashion show. F
DiNapoli: Proposed budget holds the line on spending, gives executive wider discretion
Wed, Feb 11th 2015 10:10 am
The executive budget holds down spending and boosts state reserves, according to a report released earlier this week by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.
New York Power Authority spurs economic development in New York from Cuomo's ReCharge NY program, other initiatives
Wed, Feb 11th 2015 10:00 am
Lower-cost electricity from the New York Power Authority served as an anchor for hundreds of key businesses and enterprises in New York in 2014, with more than 400,000 jobs and billions of dollars in capital investments directly supported by NYPA's generation and power purchases.
Daemen students involved in life-changing medical mission to Dominican Republic
Wed, Feb 11th 2015 10:00 am
Impoverished residents in a small Dominican Republic village received much-needed medical care from Daemen College students and faculty during a recent international mission trip, an annual college effort that's estimated to have assisted more than 7,000 individuals over the past 15 years.
Hewitt Award celebrates 50th year of service and recognition of scholar-athletes
Wed, Feb 11th 2015 10:00 am
The Hewitt Award Scholarship Program is celebrating its 50th year of providing scholarships in recognition of excellence of high school student-athletes.
Josh Hutcherson, Scarlett Johansson, Zoe Saldana and Octavia Spencer to present at 87th Oscars
Wed, Feb 11th 2015 10:00 am
Josh Hutcherson, Scarlett Johansson, Zoe Saldana and Octavia Spencer will be presenters at this year's Oscars.
Toast & Jam is back by popular demand
Wed, Feb 11th 2015 10:00 am
Get ready to lose those winter blues. Toast & Jam begins at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16, at The Brickyard B.B.Q and Pub, 432 Center St., Lewiston. This jazz-jammin', blues-rockin', poetry-reading event is back by popular demand and continues till March 23.
Wednesday's Powerball jackpot climbs to $485 million
Tue, Feb 10th 2015 05:40 pm
The jackpot for Wednesday night's Powerball drawing is now $485 million, making it the third largest Powerball jackpot in game history. New York Lottery officials estimate the cash value of the jackpot will be $327.7 million.
Jennifer Aniston, Sienna Miller, David Oyelowo, Chris Pratt, John Travolta and Kerry Washington to present at 87th Oscars
Tue, Feb 10th 2015 05:40 pm
Jennifer Aniston, Sienna Miller, David Oyelowo, Chris Pratt, John Travolta and Kerry Washington will be presenters at this year's Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. The Oscars, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will air Sunday, Feb. 22, live on ABC.
Collins helps secure $639,136 for SUNY College at Geneseo
Tue, Feb 10th 2015 05:40 pm
Congressman Chris Collins today announced $639,136 in federal funding from the National Science Foundation for SUNY College at Geneseo.
Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson to perform at 87th Oscars
Tue, Feb 10th 2015 05:40 pm
Oscar and Grammy-winning singer and actress Jennifer Hudson will perform on the 87th Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. The Oscars, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will air Sunday, Feb. 22, live on ABC.
Ortt, GOP hold conference pushing repealing of gap elimination adjustment
Tue, Feb 10th 2015 05:40 pm
State Sen. Robert Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, and dozens of others in the State Senate Majority held a press conference in Albany to discuss their plan to repeal the gap elimination adjustment.
Welcoming 'Year of the Ram': Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino invites public to celebrate Chinese New Year
Tue, Feb 10th 2015 05:35 pm
As the Chinese New Year holiday approaches, Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino is planning a grand celebration that is not to be missed.
Flyers-Sabres Sunday on NBCSN
Tue, Feb 10th 2015 05:35 pm
The Philadelphia Flyers (23-22-8, 54 pts.) travel to Buffalo to face the Sabres for the second time this season at 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
The Band Perry wins first Grammy Award
Tue, Feb 10th 2015 05:35 pm
The Band Perry took home its first Grammy Award for the Best Country Duo/Group Performance. The trio was honored for its rendition of the Glen Campbell classic, "Gentle on My Mind," a song they actually performed on the Grammy stage three years ago with Campbell as part of a tribute to the legendary artist.
Ceretto pushes for MMA legalization during joint economic development budget hearing
Tue, Feb 10th 2015 05:35 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto continued his push for the legalization of professional Mixed Martial Arts in New York at today's joint legislative economic development budget hearing.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue at Eastern Hills Mall this Valentine's Day
Tue, Feb 10th 2015 05:35 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs from 11a.m. until 2 p.m. this Saturday, Feb. 14, for a Valentine's Day event at Eastern Hills Mall, 4545 Transit Road, Williamsville.
Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce to honor businesses, individuals at 10th anniversary gala
Tue, Feb 10th 2015 03:45 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will honor 10 businesses and individuals at the annual Chamber Awards Gala Friday, May 15, at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.
Anna Kendrick to perform at Oscars
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 04:40 pm
Actress and singer Anna Kendrick will make a special appearance at the 87th Oscars.
'An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt' at UB Center for the Arts
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 04:40 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents "An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 23. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 13.
Erie County road report highlights completed Hamburg projects
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 12:40 pm
The Erie County Department of Public Works Highways' Division reports both heavily traveled routes and roads with less vehicular volume in the Town of Hamburg received significant upgrades during the 2014 construction season.
Marv Albert to serve as blow-by-blow announcer for 'Premier Boxing Champions on NBC'
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 12:30 pm
One of America's legendary broadcast voices, Marv Albert, will serve as blow-by-blow announcer for "Premier Boxing Champions on NBC," it was announced today. Albert will be joined by analyst "Sugar" Ray Leonard for the debut of "PBC" in primetime Saturday, March 7 (8:30 p.m. ET), on NBC. Al Michaels will host.
Daemen bolsters efforts to address sexual assault prevention and response
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 12:20 pm
Amid ongoing national discussions on campus sexual assault issues, Daemen College has been taking several proactive steps aimed at bolstering its sexual misconduct policies and campus-wide prevention and response efforts, including sponsoring a week of activities specifically addressing this important issue.
New York state's largest marina set to receive transformation
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 11:55 am
Plans to upgrade slips, electrical and water service, lighting, dining facilities and other amenities at the marina at Buffalo Harbor State Park are one step closer as a new operator has been selected, Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. and New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced today.
NBC Sports Group acquires exclusive U.S. media rights for 2017 America's Cup
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 11:30 am
NBC Sports Group has acquired exclusive U.S. media rights for the 2017 America's Cup Finals and America's Cup Challenger Playoffs.
PRSA Buffalo Niagara Chapter presents Dave Armon
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 11:30 am
The Buffalo Niagara Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America will present "Challenging the Status Quo: Why Sponsored Content Should be a Component of your Marketing Communications Program," presented by Dave Armon, president and CEO of Brand.com.
Striding through a snowstorm ... in Naples
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 11:15 am
Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Daniel Sanford, originally from Buffalo, strides through a snowstorm Monday at Naval Support Activity, Naples, Italy.
'The Sing-Off Live Tour' moving to Town Ballroom
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 11:15 am
Due to unforeseen circumstances, "The Sing Off Live Tour" show originally scheduled for the University at Buffalo Center For The Arts Monday, Feb. 23, is moving to the Town Ballroom, 681 Main St., Buffalo.
Robert Moses Parkway North public session announced
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 11:00 am
USA Niagara Development Corp., the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, the New York State Department of Transportation and the City of Niagara Falls have announced a public information session to share details regarding the next steps in the Robert Moses Parkway North removal project.
Neurologic conditions of U.S. presidents are subject of UB grand rounds
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 08:50 am
On Feb. 12, the 206th birthday of Abraham Lincoln, Nicholas J. Silvestri, M.D., assistant professor of neurology at the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and an avid history buff, will give grand rounds on the topic of "Neurological Ailments of the Presidents."
Substance abuse topic of Feb. 10 forum
Sat, Feb 7th 2015 07:00 am
To increase awareness of the problems youth face, and to find strategies the community can adapt to build a healthy environment for youth, the One Island, One Team Coalition will discuss the reality of adolescent substance abuse on Grand Island and learn about the issues that were identified in the prevention needs assessment survey taken by Grand Island teens.
 

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