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Interview: Jacqueline Toboni brings Trubel to 'Grimm'
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 05:10 pm
Napoleon Dynamite would love Jacqueline Toboni.
Lawnmower Race raises a grand
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 05:55 pm
The Lawnmower Race and Fall Festival held at the center of Grand Island Oct. 4 raised $1,000 for the Kaegebein Playground Committee despite uncooperative weather.
Walk-in flu clinics for area veterans scheduled
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 05:55 pm
Veterans enrolled in VA health care may obtain flu vaccines at upcoming walk-in clinics scheduled at VA Western New York Healthcare System.
Grand Island Historical Society to hold Christmas luncheons
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 05:55 pm
The Grand Island Historical Society will hold its annual Christmas luncheons at River Lea at noon on Dec. 1, 2 and 5.
Grand Island Lions Club: Tuscarora Nation receives medical equipment
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 05:55 pm
The Grand Island Lions Club recently donated durable medical equipment to the Tuscarora Nation Health Center.
Huth Road Elementary School students ride to school on GIFC truck
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 05:00 pm
Some lucky students from Huth Road Elementary School received a ride to school Tuesday courtesy of the Grand Island Fire Co.
AlertID, McGruff the Crime Dog aim to help families keep children safe on Halloween
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 12:15 pm
Halloween is one of the most anticipated nights of the year for children. AlertID, the fastest growing free-to-use neighborhood safety network, and the National Crime Prevention Council, home of McGruff the Crime Dog, offer tips on how families can stay safe while trick-or-treating.
'America's Got Talent' wants you to help 'spot' America's next superstar with talent scout
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 12:15 pm
"America's Got Talent," announced today that, in addition to its multi-city audition tour, the series will offer fans the opportunity to refer their favorite acts with "Talent Scout," an online nomination submission where people can refer their favorite singers, dancers, illusionists and comedians to be considered for the competition series.
Gospel music fundraiser for Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 12:15 pm
The Chapel at CrossPoint is sponsoring a fun, old-fashioned "Southern Gospel" fundraising concert to benefit a local mission that provides food and housing programs for the poor in Niagara Falls.
Interview: AJR is A-mazing
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 10:00 am
The Met brothers - Adam, 24, Ryan, 20, and Jack, 17, have crafted their own unique sound in the family's Chelsea living room and on New York's city streets.
'Spreading the love': Niagara County lawmakers donate 11-dozen jars to 'PB&J Drive'
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 08:30 am
Legislator Rick Updegrove and Legislator Wm. Keith McNall welcomed the volunteers at the core of the "Peanut Butter & Jelly Drive" Tuesday night, presenting them with a proclamation declaring November "Peanut Butter & Jelly Month" in Niagara County.
Bright Buffalo Niagara to showcase hottest investment prospects from 43North competition
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 03:20 pm
Bright Buffalo Niagara will partner with 43North to present "The Bright Buffalo Niagara Semifinalist Meet-Up." 43North is the world's largest business plan competition, being held in Buffalo to showcase some of the hottest investment prospects from across the globe.
'Share the Harvest Bounty' on Niagara Wine Trail, USA
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 03:20 pm
The Niagara Wine Trail USA wineries have partnered with local food banks and charitable organizations to ensure a bountiful holiday season for area residents in need.
Schneiderman promotes high school initiative to combat grandparent scam
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 03:20 pm
State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has announced his office is launching a program, titled "Grandkids Against The Grandparent Scam," to help prevent unsuspecting seniors from being victimized by this all-too common scam.
As daylight saving time ends, reminder for home safety begins
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 03:20 pm
Allstate is providing New Yorkers with essential steps in protecting a home, including checking and replacing batteries in smoke detectors.
Community Missions Christmas program looking for sponsors
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 03:00 pm
Each year, Community Missions matches around 140 of Niagara County's neediest families with local businesses, church groups, service organizations and community members who "adopt" the family and make a holiday wish comes true.
Game show legend Ken Jennings takes on 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire'
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 02:55 pm
Former "Jeopardy!" champion Ken Jennings will be featured as a contestant on "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" Friday, Nov. 14, and Monday, Nov. 17.
Seneca Resorts & Casinos expands Niagara Falls health office to cover spouses of team members
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 02:50 pm
Seneca Resorts & Casinos is serious about health care for its 4,000 team members throughout Western New York.
Diana Krall 'Wallflower' tour comes to Buffalo
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 02:50 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, welcomes Diana Krall at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, 2015. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.
Car crash simulation illustrates consequences of driving while impaired
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 02:50 pm
Impaired drivers are involved in nearly 60 percent of all Halloween highway fatalities nationwide, according to the National Highway Traffic Administration.
'The Flash' series premiere races ahead to become The CW's most watched telecast ever
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 02:50 pm
The series premiere of "The Flash" rose to 6.8 million total viewers, becoming The CW's most watched telecast of any series in the history of the network, in final live + 7 day Nielsen ratings data.
Oakwood Cemetery earns listing on National Register of Historic Places
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 02:50 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins joined members of the Oakwood Cemetery Association and the Niagara Falls community to formally recognize Oakwood Cemetery's placement on the National Register of Historic Places.
Aquarium of Niagara to announce seal pup's official name at 'Reveal the Seal Day'
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 02:15 pm
On Saturday, the Aquarium of Niagara will celebrate "Reveal the Seal" day by revealing the chosen name for "Pup2014."
Coyotes Bantam Major AA team wins
Mon, Oct 27th 2014 05:30 pm
The Niagara County Coyotes Bantam Major AA team won the Bantam Major Division in the Niagara Falls Columbus Day Tournament Monday, Oct. 13. The Coyotes won the championship defeating the Southpointe Rink Rats from Pennsylvania by a score of 4-2.
Lew-Port IEC multi-age class sweeps Lake Ontario
Mon, Oct 27th 2014 05:30 pm
Last month, students in Ms. Khatib's and Mrs. Danahy's fourth- and fifth-grade multi-age classes at the Lewiston-Porter Intermediate Education Center swept the shores of Lake Ontario for the Aquarium of Niagara's annual Beach Sweep.
NWAA Wildcats earn spot in NEYSA Championship Bowl
Mon, Oct 27th 2014 05:25 pm
The NWAA Wildcats defeated the TFC Redskins 35-20 in an Oct. 19 playoff game to remain undefeated at 8-0 in the NEYSA 145-pound youth football division.
Taylor Swift to headline 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2015'
Mon, Oct 27th 2014 04:55 pm
Before the ball drops on New Year's Eve, global music sensation Taylor Swift will culminate another record-breaking year with a performance of her hit songs for more than 1 million fans in Times Square live on ABC's telecast of "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2015."
Buffalo Philharmonic names Linda Greene as new second flute
Mon, Oct 27th 2014 03:25 pm
After a three-day audition process that included more than 100 qualified candidates, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra has selected Linda Greene as the new second flute.
Power Authority to reopen south access road to Niagara Project fishing pier
Mon, Oct 27th 2014 03:25 pm
The New York Power Authority will reopen the south access road and pedestrian walkway leading to the popular free fishing pier at the base of the Niagara Power Project's Robert Moses Niagara Power Plant effective Saturday, Nov. 1. The shoreline stairway also will open for seasonal use.
Lewiston Arts Café wraps series
Mon, Oct 27th 2014 03:20 pm
Lewiston Council on the Arts (www.artcouncil.org) and Just Buffalo Literary Center (www.justbuffalo.org) will present the fifth and final program in the Lewiston Arts Cafe' series featuring Western New York poets and musicians.
Potential applicants encouraged to attend Better Buffalo Fund information session
Mon, Oct 27th 2014 03:20 pm
An information session for the Better Buffalo Fund, a $30 million account dedicated to projects that encourage density and growth along the city's transportation corridors and revitalize neighborhood commercial districts, will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Educational Opportunity Center, 555 Ellicott St., Buffalo.
OUN: Gift-wrap volunteers needed
Mon, Oct 27th 2014 03:20 pm
The Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation is looking for volunteers to wrap gifts at its gift-wrap booth this holiday season.
In Hungary, Maher presents Caritas Medal, establishes alumni chapter
Mon, Oct 27th 2014 03:20 pm
As the Berlin Wall was being razed in the early 1990s, Dr. Péter Forgách was watching closely from afar.
'The Brian Setzer Orchestra Christmas Rocks Extravaganza' at UB
Mon, Oct 27th 2014 03:20 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents "The Brian Setzer Orchestra Christmas Rocks Extravaganza! with Special Guests The Record Company" at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, November 23. Tickets are on sale now.
Seneca Casinos housekeeping job fair scheduled for Wednesday in Niagara Falls
Mon, Oct 27th 2014 03:20 pm
Seneca Resorts & Casinos will host a housekeeping job fair from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Hawk Room inside Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls. Approximately 40 positions will be available at the Niagara Falls property as well as Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in downtown Buffalo.
'The Voice': Matt McAndrew, Reagan James, Beth Spangler and Mia Pfirrman frontrunners as 'Knockouts' begin
Mon, Oct 27th 2014 10:45 am
When it comes to "The Voice," there's no telling which singers will motivate viewers to vote. Who could've predicted Christina Grimmie would finish behind Jake Worthington last season, that Danielle Bradbery would win season four without any prior performances or that Javier Colon and Jermaine Paul would take the first two titles instead of Dia Frampton and Juliet Simms?
Ari Stidham's work on CBS hit 'Scorpion' is genius
Mon, Oct 27th 2014 09:35 am
What are the odds TV audiences would warm to a socially awkward germaphobe who calls himself the human calculator?
Historical Society to hold Christmas luncheons
Mon, Oct 27th 2014 07:00 am
The Grand Island Historical Society will hold its annual Christmas luncheons at River Lea at noon on Dec. 1, 2 and 5.