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Renowned designer gives Memorial a holiday makeover
Thu, Dec 8th 2016 04:30 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical has been transformed into a winter wonderland thanks to the talents of Richard Nashwinter, a local interior designer who has donated hundreds of hours to the medical center through the years.
Bruno Mars, Sting & The Weeknd to perform on season finale of 'The Voice'
Thu, Dec 8th 2016 04:30 pm
One of the four finalists - Josh Gallagher from Team Adam, Billy Gilman from Team Adam, Sundance Head from Team Blake or We' McDonald from Team Alicia - will be crowned the winner of "The Voice."
'Food 2 Families' to provide more than 1.1 million meals for Western New Yorkers in need
Thu, Dec 8th 2016 04:30 pm
The Food Bank of WNY will be able to provide more than 1.1 million meals to local families in need this holiday season and into the new year as a result of the 11th annual "Food 2 Families."
PHOTOS: 'The Nutcracker' onstage
Thu, Dec 8th 2016 04:10 pm
The Greater Niagara Ballet Co. presents "The Nutcracker" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center, 4455 Porter Road.
Tuscarora remembrance in Lewiston
Wed, Dec 7th 2016 03:25 pm
The 203rd anniversary of the Tuscarora Heroes Remembrance will be held at 8 a.m. Monday, Dec. 19, at the Tuscarora Heroes Monument at Portage Road and Center Street in Lewiston.
National Fuel reminds residents to stay safe this winter
Wed, Dec 7th 2016 03:25 pm
As Western New York residents prepare for colder weather, National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp. advises homeowners to be vigilant and pay attention to outdoor gas meters, furnaces and vents throughout the winter season.
On 75th anniversary of attack on Pearl Harbor, Higgins pays tribute to those who served
Wed, Dec 7th 2016 03:20 pm
As the nation and the world mark the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor in solemn remembrance, Congressman Brian Higgins paid tribute to those who served in the battle, including South Buffalo's own United States Army Cpl. Earl Wickett.
The Machine performs Pink Floyd at The Rapids Theatre on New Year's Eve
Wed, Dec 7th 2016 03:20 pm
The Machine, America's top Pink Floyd show, will perform at The Rapids Theatre, 1711 Main St., Niagara Falls, on New Year's Eve. Doors open at 8 p.m. Music starts at 10 p.m.
The Summit Federal Credit Union Wine & Chocolate Festival Comes to Buffalo
Wed, Dec 7th 2016 03:20 pm
The Summit Federal Credit Union will sponsor the first Buffalo Wine and Chocolate Festival Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Adam's Mark Hotel in downtown Buffalo. The festival features numerous regional wine and chocolate vendors, as well as other local businesses. Two sessions of the festival will be offered: an early session from 1-4 p.m., and a later session from 5-8 p.m.
Higgins announces approval of Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research Act
Wed, Dec 7th 2016 03:20 pm
This week, the House of Representatives approved H.R. 3381, the Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research (STAR) Act. The legislation, cosponsored by Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, had broad bipartisan support.
Erie County retains 'StormReady' designation from National Weather Service
Wed, Dec 7th 2016 03:20 pm
Erie County has again been recognized by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Weather Service as being "StormReady," confirming Erie continues to meet a stringent set of storm warning reception and information dissemination criteria, enabling prompt identification of potential weather hazards as well as speeding distribution of necessary warning information.
'LIVE with Kelly' rings in December with favorite guests, holiday music, 'LIVE's Christmas Party' & 'LIVE with Kelly's Viewers' Choice' 2016
Tue, Dec 6th 2016 07:55 pm
Among the A-listers stopping by during the month are Chris Pratt, Taraji P. Henson, Jason Bateman, Octavia Spencer, Annette Bening, Katie Holmes, Bryan Cranston, Kevin Costner, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Liam Neeson.
It's 'The Chew' crew to the rescue on 'The Chew Saves the Holidays'
Tue, Dec 6th 2016 07:55 pm
Holidays got you stressed? Sit back, relax, and enjoy a delicious show filled with sumptuous recipes, quick and easy crafts and the Emmy Award-winning crew from "The Chew" - Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz - who appear as "The Ghosts of Holiday Help" to solve your entertaining woes.
#DCWeek gives The CW its most watched week in 6 years
Tue, Dec 6th 2016 07:40 pm
Last week's epic four-night DC crossover event delivered The CW's most watched week (2.13 million) in six years (week of Dec. 6, 2010), according to national ratings from Nielsen Media Research for the week of Nov. 28.
Derek Carr & Oakland Raiders visit Alex Smith & Kansas City Chiefs in first-place showdown on NBC's 'Thursday Night Football'
Tue, Dec 6th 2016 04:05 pm
NBC continues its coverage of "Thursday Night Football" this week with an AFC West first-place showdown, when Derek Carr and the AFC-leading Oakland Raiders (10-2) host Alex Smith and the Kansas City Chiefs (9-3) at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. Coverage starts at 7:30 p.m. ET with "Football Night in Kansas City" on NBC.
Oakwood Cemetery Wreaths Across America
Tue, Dec 6th 2016 04:05 pm
The Oakwood Cemetery Association announces its annual Wreaths Across America remembrance ceremony and wreath sale.
Santa Land returns to Chestnut Ridge Park
Tue, Dec 6th 2016 04:05 pm
Erie County Commissioner of Parks, Recreation and Forestry Daniel J. Rizzo, elected officials, representatives of the Chestnut Ridge Conservancy, members of the Orchard Park Recreation Department and Santa Claus joined together Tuesday at the casino at Chestnut Ridge Park to announce the return of Santa Land to Chestnut Ridge.
Valerie Bertinelli & Duff Goldman back with a new batch of young bakers on 'Kids Baking Championship'
Tue, Dec 6th 2016 04:00 pm
Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman welcome a new batch of 12 impressive bite-sized bakers with tons of talent on Monday, Jan. 2 (8 p.m. ET/PT), for a new season of "Kids Baking Championship" on Food Network.
Last call for volunteers at free tax prep sites
Tue, Dec 6th 2016 03:40 pm
Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS) and the Niagara County Financial Literacy Coalition are putting out one last call, seeking 15-20 volunteers to register by Dec. 13. Volunteers will undergo training in December and ultimately provide free tax preparation services in Niagara County during February and March 2017.
UB's Gardella named to EPA science advisory board
Tue, Dec 6th 2016 03:30 pm
Joseph A. Gardella Jr., a professor of chemistry at the University at Buffalo, has been appointed to serve a three-year term on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency science advisory board.
Jastrzemski urges state to provide full details of recertification plan
Tue, Dec 6th 2016 03:25 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski is urging state leaders and the New York State Police to implement a plan for pistol permit recertification that is "both simple and nonintrusive, and that doesn't put gun owners' rights in jeopardy."
Western New York Land Conservancy aims to restore Niagara Gorge
Tue, Dec 6th 2016 03:20 pm
The Western New York Land Conservancy has just secured almost $1 million for the new "Restore the Gorge" project. Funding comes from the Niagara River Greenway Ecological Standing Committee, and will be used to begin ecological restoration work in one of the most important natural places in the world: the Niagara Gorge.
Aquarium of Niagara welcomes new additions
Tue, Dec 6th 2016 03:00 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara recently welcomed Richelle Swem for the position of curator of animals, and Joe Weickart for the position of director of development and marketing.
Behind the scenes of N-W's 'Adopt-A-Family': Local high school gives back every year
Tue, Dec 6th 2016 02:20 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield High School kicks off the holiday season by decorating the main hall of the school with mini Christmas trees, hot chocolate sales made in the morning and hallways lined with red and green. Mr. Pogel's sociology classes manage to remind everyone of the true meaning of Christmas through a program called "Adopt-A-Family."
MORE PHOTOS: Celebrating Lewiston Christmas Walk
Mon, Dec 5th 2016 04:30 pm
The magic of the Christmas season descended upon the Village of Lewiston this past weekend with the annual Lewiston Christmas Walk celebrations.
Heineken brisket Burger sizzles at Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls, USA
Mon, Dec 5th 2016 04:00 pm
Now through Jan. 29, 2017, Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls, is offering a new Heineken brisket burger and beer duet to heat up the winter months.
Village of Lewiston ZBA to consider Event Center variances
Mon, Dec 5th 2016 03:45 pm
The Village of Lewiston Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, to hear from residents on the advisability of granting variances to the Lewiston Event Center at 845 Cayuga St.
Goo Goo Dolls donate proceeds from sales of signed instruments to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Mon, Dec 5th 2016 03:35 pm
Recently, the Goo Goo Dolls' John Rzeznik and Robby Takac visited St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis. The group presented a check for $22,800 from autographed guitars and drumhead sales during the 2016 "Boxes" tour.
'Zombie Fight Project' asks for neighborhood input
Mon, Dec 5th 2016 03:35 pm
The Niagara Falls Community Development Department, through the new "Zombie Fight Project," is identifying vacant houses held by absentee owners or stuck in bank foreclosure. NFCDD needs help from local residents.
Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival announces new officers, music & jazz coordinators for 2017
Mon, Dec 5th 2016 01:40 pm
The Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival will ring in its 16th year with new leadership at the helm: Former Artpark & Company President George Osborne has been appointed chairman of the executive board.
Niagara Falls: Tina Spencer honored by New York State Parks
Mon, Dec 5th 2016 12:15 pm
New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation employee Tina Spencer has received one of the agency's highest honors: the Special Achievement Award for 2015.
Steve Winwood live in concert at Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino
Mon, Dec 5th 2016 11:55 am
Steve Winwood will be live in concert at the Seneca Allegany Events Center at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 29. Tickets go on sale at noon on Friday, Dec. 9, and start at $55.
2017 Billboard Music Awards kick off summer season with a bang
Mon, Dec 5th 2016 11:55 am
dick clark productions and ABC announced the 2017 Billboard Music Awards is set to return to ABC and will be broadcast live on Sunday, May 21 (8-11 p.m. EDT). The program will showcase the year's hottest musical acts, big performances and buzzworthy pop culture moments that will have everyone talking.
Buffalo Sabres recall Erik Burgdoerfer
Mon, Dec 5th 2016 11:50 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team recalled defenseman Erik Burgdoerfer from the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Niagara University to welcome Disney Institute back to Niagara Falls
Mon, Dec 5th 2016 11:45 am
Niagara University will be hosting Disney Institute and bringing the professional development course, Disney's Approach to Quality Service, to Niagara Falls on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.
Allstate: What every ATV & snowmobile rider should know before they go
Mon, Dec 5th 2016 11:40 am
Winter is the perfect time of year to take advantage of your snowmobile, all-terrain vehicle, or other power sport vehicle. Allstate wants you to know that it is important to be smart and safe to get the most enjoyment out of the New York winter weather.
Guns N' Roses 'Not in This Lifetime Tour' headed to WNY
Mon, Dec 5th 2016 09:10 am
Axl Rose, Slash and Guns N' Roses will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at New Era Field (formerly Ralph Wilson Stadium) in Orchard Park. Click HERE for ticket information.
Cataract City Classic ends with a bang
Sun, Dec 4th 2016 02:20 pm
The final day of the Cataract City Classic could not have finished any better. Each game on Saturday was action-packed and close the entire way, as the biggest defeat was by 12 points. Some of the best athletes from Western New York, as well as the Rochester area, came to the "Wolvarena" at Niagara Falls High School and did not disappoint the loud and energetic fans.
Neighbors Foundation: Pancake breakfast to support Neighbors Foundation
Sat, Dec 3rd 2016 04:55 pm
Ellden's Grill & Banquet River Oaks Golf Club will host a pancake breakfast Sunday, Dec. 11, to support the Neighbors Foundation of Grand Island.
PHOTOS, VIDEO: Santa Claus is coming to town
Sat, Dec 3rd 2016 04:05 pm
Christmas trees were lit Friday night in downtown Niagara Falls and in the Village of Lewiston.