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'The Rite of Spring' with Richmond Ballet and Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 05:35 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, will present "The Rite of Spring" with Richmond Ballet and Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, in the Mainstage Theatre, located at the Center for the Arts, North Campus.
'Arts Access' program celebrates first successful year; launches season two
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 05:35 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York announced the successful conclusion of year one of its "Arts Access" program, which began in September 2013, and announced the program will continue for its second season.
Marshall joins medical staff at Niagara Falls Memorial
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 05:35 pm
Jonathan Marshall, D.O., an interventional radiologist, has joined the medical staff and is performing procedures at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Wadhawan named chief of cardiology at Niagara Falls Memorial
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 05:35 pm
Sachin Wadhawan, M.D., has been appointed chief of the department of cardiology at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Ceretto secures emergency services dispatching funding
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 05:35 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto has helped to secure $189,204 in grants for Niagara County for emergency service dispatch operations.
'CMA Country Christmas' airs Dec. 1 on ABC
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 05:35 pm
Some of the biggest names in music will come together to celebrate the holidays on "CMA Country Christmas," a two-hour special hosted for the fifth year by Jennifer Nettles. It airs Monday, Dec. 1 (8-10 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
David Giuntoli, Reggie Lee preview new season of 'Grimm'
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 08:10 am
As season three came to a close, Trubel (Jacqueline Toboni) crashed the wedding to warn best man Nick (David Giuntoli) he was in danger. It seems Adalind (Claire Coffee) had cast a spell that not only tricked him into believing she was his girlfriend, Juliette (Bitsie Tulloch), but had taken his Grimm powers away, too. Truble knew this because Nick's Portland PD captain, Sean Renard (Sasha Roiz), filled her in on the details ... before he was (fatally?) shot outside of Nick's and Juliette's home.
Take the plunge Dec. 13 (12/13/14), then win a honeymoon in Niagara Falls
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 03:25 pm
Dec. 13, 2014, is set to be the last number-sequential date until Jan. 2, 2034, and for those wanting a unique wedding date, people are clamoring to say, "I do."
Buffalo City Mission launches $2.3 million 'One Mission, One Hope' fall campaign
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 03:15 pm
The Buffalo City Mission has kicked off its annual "One Mission, One Hope" fall campaign by setting a goal of $2.3 million for 2014, to help raise critical funds necessary to sustain programs and services for the region's homeless.
Roswell Park Cancer Institute tobacco control program awarded $1 million in contracts
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 03:15 pm
Roswell Park Cancer Institute was awarded three contracts from the New York State Department of Health's Bureau of Tobacco Control for regional tobacco control programs.
Niagara University to honor Glynn, Demler and Bennett at President's Dinner
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 03:00 pm
The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., has made access and affordability to excellent education hallmarks of his second year as president of Niagara University.
George Lucas talks fantasy cinema in TCM's latest 'A Night at the Movies' documentary
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 03:00 pm
As excitement continues to build over the new trilogy in the "Star Wars" franchise, the man who created it - George Lucas - is going to take Turner Classic Movies viewers on a ride through some of the movies that have sparked his imagination and inspired his career.
Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper Niagara River habitat conservation strategy, launches campaign to protect headwater forestland important to urban drinking water
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 03:00 pm
A three-year long Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper strategic initiative assessing and identifying the critical habitats for the more than 900,000-acre Niagara River watershed was recently completed through the Environmental Protection Agency's Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
Schneiderman issues consumer alert on Ebola-related scams
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 03:00 pm
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has issued a consumer alert warning New Yorkers about scams related to fears of Ebola.
43North Global Business Idea Competition announces official lineup of judges for Oct. 30 finals event
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 02:55 pm
43North has announced its lineup of finals judges for the finalist pitch session of the world's largest ($5 million) business idea competition, which will take place as part of "43North Week" Oct. 30 at Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo.
Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski, Terry Gannon named NBC Sports Group's lead figure skating announce team
Wed, Oct 22nd 2014 11:55 pm
Three-time U.S. figure skating champion Johnny Weir, 1998 Olympic gold medalist Tara Lipinski, and play-by-play announcer Terry Gannon have been named NBC Sports Group's new lead figure skating broadcast team.
Food Network celebrates Thanksgiving 'Flay-style' with holiday special 'Thanksgiving at Bobby's'
Wed, Oct 22nd 2014 11:55 pm
Bobby Flay hosts all-star special, "Thanksgiving at Bobby's," this holiday season, complete with favorite recipes, tips and expert culinary advice to help viewers prepare for their own upcoming feast.
WNYREDC Co-Chair Howard Zemsky presents on 'Buffalo Billion' to Urban Land Institute
Wed, Oct 22nd 2014 11:55 pm
Howard Zemsky, Western New York Regional Economic Development Council co-chair and Larkin Development Group managing partner, today spoke about the "Buffalo Billion" initiative at the Urban Land Institute's fall meeting in New York City.
LCA presents 'A Tribute to the Edmund Fitzgerald'
Wed, Oct 22nd 2014 11:55 pm
At 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, Lewiston Council on the Arts presents "A Tribute to the Edmund Fitzgerald" at the Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q., 432 Center St. This multisensory, multimedia tribute will be hosted by artist and Fitzgerald enthusiast Thomas Paul Asklar.
NYPA hosts annual 'Halloween Spooktacular' at Power Vista
Wed, Oct 22nd 2014 11:50 pm
Children can get a running start on Halloween at the New York Power Authority's annual "Halloween Spooktacular" Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Power Vista, the visitors center for NYPA's Niagara Power Project in Lewiston.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue returns to Becker Farms
Wed, Oct 22nd 2014 11:00 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue returns to Becker Farms and Vizcarra Vineyards with adoptable dogs from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Becker Farms is located at 3760 Quaker Road in Gasport. Heart of Niagara's adoptable dogs Sassy, Snoopy, Gina, Bandit and Rocky will be there to meet and greet the public.
Calling all mini rock stars: Hard Rock Cafe hosts 'Does Your Child Look Like a Rock Star?' contest
Wed, Oct 22nd 2014 02:45 pm
Hard Rock is rolling out the red carpet for its youngest rock stars to show off their best impressions. To launch the Hard Rock "Roxtars" program, Hard Rock Café, Niagara Falls USA, will host the "Does Your Child Look Like a Rock Star?" contest Saturday, Nov. 1.
College hockey: Notre Dame vs. Niagara Friday and Saturday on NBC Sports Live Extra and NBCSN
Wed, Oct 22nd 2014 01:20 pm
NBCSN's coverage of the 2014-15 college hockey season continues with a two-game series this weekend featuring the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Niagara Purple Eagles.
Empire State Development awarded USEPA grant funding for Western New York Sustainable Business Roundtable
Wed, Oct 22nd 2014 01:20 pm
Empire State Development and Erie County today announced that, through the award of a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant to ESD, the county and state will work together to assist the Western New York Sustainable Business Roundtable to create a more sustainable and resilient region.
The CW announces full season orders for 'The Flash' and 'Jane the Virgin'
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:30 pm
The CW has given full season orders to its two hit freshman series, "The Flash" and "Jane the Virgin," it was announced today by Mark Pedowitz, network president.
Scarecrow Display winner announced
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:30 pm
The scores are in and, based on creativity, construction and uniqueness, the overall winner of the 2014 Niagara River Region Scarecrow Display is "Bum Jovi" by Melloni's Market Place in Youngstown. The creative and humorous display is located in front of the popular Youngstown grocery store at 200 Lockport St.
Oakwood Cemetery ceremony
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:25 pm
Oakwood Cemetery Association will host a National Register of Historic Places presentation ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, in the Historic E.B. Green Designed Mausoleum, 763 Portage Road, Niagara Falls. Congressman Brian Higgins will serve as a presenter.
Peyton Manning's record-setting performance on 'Sunday Night Football' watched by nearly 24 million
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:25 pm
Denver QB Peyton Manning broke Brett Favre's record for career touchdown passes Sunday to lead the Broncos to a one-sided, 42-17 victory over the San Francisco 49ers in NBC's most-watched "Sunday Night Football" game of the season.
First Niagara Bank supports building sustainable communities in Buffalo
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:25 pm
Buffalo Local Initiatives Support Corp. has announced it will be a recipient of a $25,000 grant from the First Niagara Foundation. The grant will support LISC's "Building Sustainable Communities" initiative in Buffalo.
Cuomo announces state's first energy management network operations center
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:25 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced today the launch of the state's first energy management network operations center, which will provide public facilities across New York with real-time data on their energy use, allowing them to improve building energy performance and lower the state's utility bills.
Higgins presents Insalaco family with Bronze Star Medal
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:25 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins presented military medals and honors, including the Bronze Star, to the family of World War II Veteran Private First Class Samuel J. Insalaco.
NYPA trustees approve economic development measures to create more than 150 jobs in Western New York
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:20 pm
The New York Power Authority board of trustees has approved new allocations of low-cost hydropower to two firms in Western New York and nearly $600,000 in Western New York Power Proceeds awards for three other firms in the region.
Buffalo Sabres to retire Dominik Hasek's jersey Jan. 13
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:20 pm
The Buffalo Sabres will officially retire the jersey of goaltender Dominik Hasek, one of the most prolific goaltenders in NHL history, in a ceremony scheduled to take place Jan. 13, 2015, prior to the team's home game against the Detroit Red Wings at First Niagara Center.
'Daryl's House Presents: Hall-oween & Oates, A Special Performance By Daryl Hall & John Oates'
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:20 pm
Legendary performers Daryl Hall & John Oates have teamed up with Live Nation and Yahoo to live stream their sold-out Halloween night concert live from "Daryl's House" in Pawling. The event is officially titled "Daryl's House Presents: Hall-oween & Oates."
Fallsview Casino Resort & Casino Niagara nets multiple industry awards for leadership and innovation
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:20 pm
Though Canada's Thanksgiving is past, Niagara Casinos is still reflecting on how much it has to be thankful for this year.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue receives $5,000 ASPCA grant
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:20 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue is the recipient of a $5,000 grant from the ASPCA and Subaru Rescue Ride that will assist the agency's shelter partners and transport partners, with monetary support to enable the transport of dogs sitting in overcrowded shelters awaiting their forever homes.
Sanborn Historical Society presents '8 Miracles That Saved America'
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 07:00 am
The British set fire to the White House 200 years ago during the War of 1812. Some people think what happened next could be considered a miracle. This topic, along with several other improbable events that saved this country, will be discussed by local author Lee Simonson at the Sanborn Historical Society meeting.
'The Voice': Sugar Joans, Jean Kelley triumphant in 'Battle'
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 04:20 pm
Though it's called the "Battle Round," coaches on "The Voice" want the competition's second stage to be cooperative. So, while singers are "battling" head-to-head for a shot at the third round, the "Knockouts," they must find harmony with one another - literally and figuratively.
'The Voice': James David Carter, Craig Wayne Boyd prove they're country stars to beat
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 04:15 pm
For better or worse, coach Blake Shelton paired his top two male singers in the "Battle Rounds." What ensued was one of "The Voice's" best country music performances ever.
Support Community Missions at Pizza Hut fundraiser
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 01:20 pm
Pizza Hut, 7721 Niagara Falls Blvd., will hold a fundraiser for Community Missions beginning at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21. Present the ticket below (also available at www.communitymissions.org/pizza-hut) and 20 percent of pre-taxed sales will be donated to youth services at Community Missions.