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Delicious fun at Aquarium of Niagara's annual 'SEAsonings' fundraiser
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:05 am
Winter may still be looming in Western New York, but the party is warming up for the Aquarium of Niagara's annual "SEAsonings" event.
IMPACT Sports Performance to host Woodway Curve Challenge at HARBORCENTER
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 10:50 am
IMPACT Sports Performance Director Jason Jerome has announced plans for the 2015 IMPACT Sports Performance Woodway Curve Challenge, a unique treadmill-based race.
Super Sunday XXXI scheduled for Monday
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 10:50 am
Western New York's top high school hockey teams will face off for the 31st annual Super Sunday High School Federation Hockey Championships, scheduled to occur Monday, March 2, at First Niagara Center.
ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA 'One Size Fits All' 40th Anniversary Tour at UB Center for the Arts March 31
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 10:50 am
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA: "One Size Fits All" 40th Anniversary Tour at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 31. Tickets are on sale now.
Smell gas? Act fast!
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 10:50 am
National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp. reminds readers to call its 24/7 emergency line at 1-800-444-3130 if they smell natural gas indoors or outdoors.
Falls to 'Go Blue' for colorectal cancer awareness
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 10:50 am
The scenic cataracts of Niagara Falls will be lit up in blue March 1-7 to support "Go Blue," a state and national effort to raise awareness about colorectal cancer.
Ceretto: Double down on TAP instead of passing DREAM Act
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 10:45 am
Republican Assemblyman John Ceretto voted Thursday for legislation to increase funding for the state's tuition aid program, known as TAP. The legislation was offered as an amendment to replace the controversial DREAM Act, which uses taxpayer dollars on financial assistance for illegal immigrants.
Ortt: Senate passes nine bills to close loopholes in sex offender laws
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 04:20 pm
The New York State Senate today passed a total of nine bills that would close loopholes in sex offender laws.
Ceretto welcomes Independent Living of Niagara County to Albany
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 04:10 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto today welcomed advocates from Independent Living of Niagara County to the Capitol.
Collins: FCC votes to 'saddle' Internet with 'big government regulations'
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 04:10 pm
Congressman Chris Collins, R-NY-27, today issued the following statement after the Federal Communications Commission voted to reclassify the Internet as a Title II utility:
Higgins: Western New York chosen as 1 of 13 sites in the nation for coordinated traffic information system
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 04:10 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced $200,000 in federal funding through the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration to include Western New York as one of 13 sites across the nation chosen to implement an integrated corridor management system to help combine technology and real-time travel information on local highways.
Island GOP seeks applicants
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 04:10 pm
The Grand Island Republican Committee is seeking applicants (two Town Council seats, justice, clerk and supervisor - a total of five expiring seats). Participants would run in the November election.
NYPA approves low-cost hydropower for Niagara County plastics firm
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 04:00 pm
The New York Power Authority board of trustees has approved a new allocation of low-cost hydropower to Saint-Gobain Ceramics & Plastics for an expansion project at its Niagara County facility. The $4.5 million project will lead to the creation of seven new jobs at the location.
Watch Echosmith's 'Bright' music video
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 04:00 pm
Echosmith is gearing up to perform their new single "Bright" on the Friday episode of "LIVE! with Kelly and Michael," and again March 2 on "Late Night with Seth Meyers."
Buffalo Sabres recall Varone, Dalpe
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 04:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled forwards Phil Varone and Zac Dalpe from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.
NBC launches first-ever digital talk show 'Beyond A.D.' to serve as a companion to 'A.D. The Bible Continues'
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 04:00 pm
"Beyond A.D.," the first-ever NBC Entertainment digital talk show companion series, will launch Sunday, April 12, just one week following the premiere of "A.D. The Bible Continues" (9 p.m., Sunday, April 5).
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue at Boulevard Mall Saturday
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 04:00 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. this Saturday, Feb. 28, at The Boulevard Mall.
Chris Musial named VP, general manager of WBBZ-TV
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 04:00 pm
WBBZ-TV owner Phil Arno announced Chris Musial is the new vice president and general manager of WBBZ-TV.
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute: Simple satisfaction
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 10:45 am
The polished building of the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute is a hidden gem in downtown Niagara Falls. Once housing the Winter Garden, this fine cuisine getaway is a haven for foodies, tourists and even locals looking for a variety of choices to fill their bellies.
Niagara Falls High School hockey taking steps to a winning direction
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 10:00 am
The clock read all zeros. Niagara Falls High School's successful season had come to a sad ending with the score reading 9-0 in favor of the No. 2-seeded Williamsville North Spartans.
Local Build-A-Bear Workshop celebrates Autism Awareness month
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 09:55 am
April is Autism Awareness Month, and the Build-A-Bear Workshop at the Walden Galleria Mall is celeBEARating by showing its support for special guests and their families.
The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q. marks 10 years as Lewiston's go-to pub, eatery
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 08:15 am
Little did Brickyard owners Ken Bryan and Eric Matthews know 10 years ago that bringing southern food to the north side of Center Street would be a resounding success.
Niagara Falls nets national coverage for snow, ice
Wed, Feb 25th 2015 04:35 pm
Though the snow and ice in Niagara Falls has grown tiresome for residents, it's drawn the amusement of people around the country. The frozen falls was featured across a series of national news outlets last week, including "Today" and "Nightly News" on NBC and "Good Morning America" on ABC.
Sabres assign McCabe to Rochester
Wed, Feb 25th 2015 04:25 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team assigned defenseman Jake McCabe to the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.
Buffalo Sabres partner with PUCCS for concussion awareness program
Wed, Feb 25th 2015 04:25 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team is partnering with the Program for Understanding Childhood Concussion and Stroke and for a concussion awareness program Feb. 25-26.
Collins fights to find cures faster with new legislation
Wed, Feb 25th 2015 04:25 pm
Congressman Chris Collins has released the following statement after introducing the Clinical Trials Modernization Act legislation to streamline clinical trials and expedite the discovery of disease cures:
Panepinto reminds seniors of nearing deadline for Enhanced STAR exemption
Wed, Feb 25th 2015 04:25 pm
State Sen. Marc Panepinto released the following statement on the upcoming deadline for the Enhanced STAR school property tax exemption:
12-year-old 'Superman of the Sauté Pan;' Nathan Odom, named 'MasterChef Junior' winner
Wed, Feb 25th 2015 04:20 pm
Tuesday night, season three of "MasterChef Junior" came to a conclusion as host/executive producer and judge Gordon Ramsay and fellow judges Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot named Nathan Odom, a 12-year-old from San Diego, the winner of FOX's hit cooking competition series.
Poloncarz: Reduction in Erie County's long-term retiree health care liability signals more than $136 million in future savings
Wed, Feb 25th 2015 01:30 pm
Executive Mark C. Poloncarz announced Erie County is poised to save hundreds of millions of dollars in long-term health care insurance costs, according to the most recent valuation report issued pursuant to Government Accounting Standards Board Pronouncement 45.
Red Brick Bench Press Championships
Wed, Feb 25th 2015 11:30 am
The 2015 U.S. Powerlifting Association Red Brick Bench Press Championships were held Saturday at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station Fitness Center.
At-home hospice care for pets
Wed, Feb 25th 2015 11:25 am
Cherree Wakeman of Wheatfield knew it was time to say goodbye to her miniature dachshund, but she didn't want to take her chocolate and tan pet out into the winter cold to face the added stress of an animal hospital.
Smile Education Day to reach 15,000 kids
Wed, Feb 25th 2015 08:50 am
Twenty-five years ago, faculty in the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine learned parents were brushing their children's teeth with Comet, a cleaning powder more suited for a bathroom sink. They immediately realized they needed to raise the "dental IQ" in the community.
Buffalo Zoo welcomes baby giraffe
Wed, Feb 25th 2015 08:50 am
The Buffalo Zoo is celebrating the birth of a female giraffe.
Empire State Beef Classic at The Fairgrounds
Wed, Feb 25th 2015 08:40 am
The Erie County Agricultural Society, Crystalyx and Shamel Milling Co. are sponsoring the third annual Empire State Beef Classic April 10-12 in the Agriculture Discovery Center on the Fairgrounds in Hamburg.
Echosmith on 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'
Wed, Feb 25th 2015 08:40 am
Indie pop band Echosmith performs for the "LIVE" audience.
Old Fort Niagara to honor volunteers at breakfast
Wed, Feb 25th 2015 08:40 am
Old Fort Niagara's corps of volunteers and re-enactors logged 35,011 hours at the historic landmark in 2014, which the venue values at more than $550,000 in comparable wages.
Panepinto unveils 'Fair New York' investment plan for state surplus
Wed, Feb 25th 2015 08:40 am
State Sen. Marc Panepinto, D-Buffalo, unveiled the details behind the investment plan, "Fair New York" Tuesday.
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum Chiavetta's chicken barbecue fundraiser
Wed, Feb 25th 2015 08:40 am
Join the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum for its first Chiavetta's chicken barbecue fundraiser.
Memorial, Kaleida, ECMC announce joint effort to reduce cardiac care disparities
Tue, Feb 24th 2015 05:25 pm
Erie County Medical Center, Kaleida Health and Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced a three-point plan to bring lifesaving cardiac care closer to home for Niagara County residents while directly addressing disparities in the availability of that care to African-Americans and people living in poverty.
Niagara Power Vista will hold sun safety and solar power program
Tue, Feb 24th 2015 05:25 pm
The New York Power Authority will host a program called "Sun Safety-Solar Power" from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Niagara Power Vista in Lewiston.