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Iron Chefs dominate on Food Network this spring
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 03:30 pm
The elite culinary skill, strategy and stamina of "Iron Chef America" returns to Food Network this spring with "Iron Chef Gauntlet," a fresh reboot of the fan-favorite franchise hosted by Alton Brown.
Niagara University student viewbook earns national award
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 03:30 pm
The power of Niagara University's undergraduate viewbook was apparent to a national panel of higher education marketers, advertising creative directors, marketing and advertising professionals.
Erie County A 2016 'National Best and Brightest in Wellness' winner
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 02:15 pm
Erie County, in collaboration with the Labor Management Health Fund, Health Now and Independent Health, has been named a "2016 National Best and Brightest in Wellness" winner for creating an employee health and wellness program and fostering a culture of wellness.
New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services: $250,000 in funding to support New York certified recovery peer advocates
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 02:15 pm
The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (NYS OASAS) announced $250,000 in funding to support 500 certified recovery peer advocates across New York.
Catholic Academy of Niagara Falls to host basket action
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 02:05 pm
A basket auction will be held Saturday, March 25, at Catholic Academy of Niagara Falls, 1055 N. Military Road, Niagara Falls. Doors will open at 10 a.m., with drawings beginning at 7 p.m.
Multilingual Matters conference stresses importance of TESOL teachers
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 02:05 pm
More than 180 school district and school administrators, teachers, teaching assistants and instructional support staff spent the day at Niagara University on Feb. 11 for a Multilingual Matters conference.
Dr. Hope Russell: Addressing importance of women's studies at Niagara University
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 01:55 pm
Dr. Hope Russell knows a thing or two about the history of women. So much, in fact, that she teaches courses all about it at Niagara University.
NBC Sports celebrates Women's History Month with 'TOMBOY'
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 01:55 pm
In coordination with the start of Women's History Month, NBC Sports amplifies "TOMBOY," a multiplatform documentary project about gender in sports.
Daryl Hall & John Oates and Tears For Fears announce 29-city North American summer tour
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 01:35 pm
Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Daryl Hall & John Oates are partnering with multiplatinum-selling band Tears For Fears for a 29-city North American tour.
Ortt, Seward, Butler & colleagues unveil legislation repealing elements of SAFE Act everywhere but NYC
Wed, Mar 1st 2017 01:30 pm
Republican New York State Sens. Rob Ortt and Jim Seward joined Republican Assemblyman Marc W. Butler and other lawmakers and gun rights advocates on Wednesday to unveil legislation to repeal elements of the NY SAFE Act throughout the state (except for the five boroughs of New York City).
ABC announces celebrity cast & professional dance partners for new season of 'Dancing with the Stars'
Wed, Mar 1st 2017 09:55 am
The new celebrity cast of "Dancing with the Stars" are donning their glitzy wardrobe and slipping on their dancing shoes as they ready themselves for their first dance on the ballroom floor, as the season kicks off on Monday, March 20 (8-10:01 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network.
Nonprofits urged to register for 5th annual 'Spring It On'
Wed, Mar 1st 2017 09:25 am
With only two weeks before kick-off, The United Way of Buffalo & Erie County is encouraging all Western New York nonprofit agencies to join forces and participate in the fifth annual "Spring It On" campaign. The 24-hour online fundraising event is designed to raise awareness and funds for not-for-profit organizations throughout Western New York.
Lockport GOP endorses McNall re-election bid
Wed, Mar 1st 2017 09:25 am
City of Lockport Republicans moved swiftly to endorse the re-election bid of one local official Monday night.
HS hoops: Lumberjacks roll over Grand Island
Wed, Mar 1st 2017 09:25 am
In front of a packed gym at Buffalo State College on Tuesday, the North Tonawanda Lumberjacks defeated the Grand Island Vikings 64-34.
Collins: President Trump delivers clear vision for American success
Wed, Mar 1st 2017 09:00 am
Congressman Chris Collins, R-NY-27, released the following statement after President Donald Trump's address to Congress on Tuesday:
Erie County Office for the Disabled to work with local organizations to help 'Spread The Word to End the Word'
Wed, Mar 1st 2017 09:00 am
The Erie County Office for the Disabled will join forces with local human service agencies from around Erie County as part of an annual national effort to "Spread the Word to End the Word."
Cuomo announces action to expand cutting-edge breast cancer screening options for women
Tue, Feb 28th 2017 04:10 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday announced health insurers are required under New York Insurance Law to provide medically necessary coverage for 3-D mammograms without co-pays, coinsurance or deductibles.
Time running out to register early and save on Artpark Theater Academy
Tue, Feb 28th 2017 03:45 pm
Artpark & Company is presenting a unique and new opportunity for local youth to let their talents shine in a full production of "Fiddler on the Roof Jr." presented in the Mainstage Theater. The production includes a complete set and will be created, designed, rehearsed and performed by academy students.
Flyers-Penguins NHL Stadium Series game is most-watched regular-season game in 3 years, excluding Winter Classics
Tue, Feb 28th 2017 03:45 pm
NBC Sports' primetime presentation of the 2017 NHL Stadium Series on Saturday on NBC, featuring the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins at Heinz Field, was the most-watched NHL regular-season game in three years, excluding Winter Classics, according to data provided by The Nielsen Company.
Sabres to cap 'Hockey is for Everyone' month with celebration of women's hockey
Tue, Feb 28th 2017 03:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team will celebrate women's hockey at the final home game of "Hockey is for Everyone" month against the Nashville Predators on Feb. 28.
Grand Island Niagara University senior authors novel based on personal experiences
Tue, Feb 28th 2017 03:45 pm
Rachael Ruszkowski will graduate from Niagara University in May with degrees in marketing and communication studies - and a published novel.
Steven Curtis Chapman & Mark Mattingly launch Stable Collective, an entertainment-based management company
Tue, Feb 28th 2017 03:40 pm
Grammy Award-winning artist Steven Curtis Chapman and artist manager Mark Mattingly announce the launch of their new business venture, The Stable Collective.
Dr. Christine Oliver joins Memorial's primary care team
Tue, Feb 28th 2017 03:40 pm
Christine M. Oliver, M.D., a child and adolescent psychiatrist with extensive experience working with people with developmental disabilities, has joined the medical staff at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Bixler named HR director at Niagara Falls Memorial
Tue, Feb 28th 2017 03:40 pm
Jacquelyn P. Bixler has been appointed director of human resources at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Scouts donate to children at firefighter event
Tue, Feb 28th 2017 03:20 pm
Junior Girl Scout Troop 70291 donated toys to the annual Niagara Falls Toy Telethon in December as part of their work to earn a Bronze Award. The girls were able to fundraise money by hosting a bake sale at their school in order to purchase the toys.
Buffalo Sabres acquire Mat Bodie from New York Rangers
Tue, Feb 28th 2017 03:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday announced the team acquired defenseman Mat Bodie from the New York Rangers in exchange for forward Daniel Catenacci.
Niagara Catholic basket raffle this weekend
Tue, Feb 28th 2017 03:15 pm
On Saturday, March 4, Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School will host its annual basket raffle, which is free and open to the public.
No charges to be filed in youth hockey incident
Tue, Feb 28th 2017 03:15 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced Tuesday his office will not be filing charges against 36-year-old Andrew Peters of Hamburg for his involvement in a fight among youth hockey players during a game Saturday at HarborCenter in Buffalo.
NFP's annual fish fry contest is now open
Tue, Feb 28th 2017 07:00 am
Fish fry season has begun again - and we want to know where to eat!
ABC's 2017 Academy Awards is TV's top entertainment telecast in 1 year
Mon, Feb 27th 2017 03:30 pm
Ratings for Sunday's Academy Awards telecast were down from 2016, but still provided a dominant victory for ABC.
Goo Goo Dolls announce 'Long Way Home' summer tour; Darien Lake stop included
Mon, Feb 27th 2017 02:35 pm
Multiplatinum, Grammy-nominated band Goo Goo Dolls will hit the road this summer for their third headline run since the release of their latest album, "Boxes."
New Niagara University courses embrace Tuscarora culture, language
Mon, Feb 27th 2017 02:25 pm
Niagara University has collaborated with the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District to develop a strategy to help ensure the preservation of the language.
Niagara County Poverty Conference observes 5th anniversary
Mon, Feb 27th 2017 02:20 pm
On Friday, more than 170 individuals from across Niagara and Erie counties will convene at the fifth annual Niagara County Poverty Conference to discuss ideas on alleviating poverty.
Aquarium of Niagara presents 'Penguin Days'
Mon, Feb 27th 2017 02:20 pm
"Penguin Days" returns to the Aquarium of Niagara this weekend (March 4-5).
Harmonia Chamber Singers present 'Into Light,' a concert by candlelight
Mon, Feb 27th 2017 01:35 pm
The Harmonia Chamber Singers present their annual "Into Light" concert, featuring music from the medieval period through the present, in March. Candlelight and lighting effects will enhance the music of light and life, suffering and hope, time and space, Lent and Easter.
Soundgarden announced North American tour
Mon, Feb 27th 2017 01:35 pm
One of the most influential bands in rock music, Grammy Award-winning, multiplatinum-selling band Soundgarden has announced a North American headline tour.
Bravo partners with Lay's for first-ever live 'Top Chef' 'Quickfire Challenge'
Mon, Feb 27th 2017 01:25 pm
Bravo Media's Emmy and James Beard Award-winning series "Top Chef" is partnering with the Lay's "Do Us a Flavor" contest to serve fans the first-ever live "Quickfire Challenge" on Thursday, March 2, at 8:35 p.m. ET - ahead of the "Top Chef" season finale at 9 p.m.
Morinello, Ortt not in favor of Goat Island lodge
Mon, Feb 27th 2017 01:05 pm
Niagara County elected leaders not in favor of Goat Island lodge. Ortt says such a project would compete with new Niagara Falls hotels; Morinello pushes for DeVeaux Woods Park instead
Oscars: 'Moonlight' named best picture ... eventually
Mon, Feb 27th 2017 09:00 am
The following took home the Oscar at Sunday's Academy Awards telecast:
Oscars: PricewaterhouseCoopers issues apology for 'La La Land,' 'Moonlight' mixup
Mon, Feb 27th 2017 08:45 am
PricewaterhouseCoopers, the accounting firm responsible for tabulating the Academy Awards ballot votes, issued an apology overnight.