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Avoiding roadway tragedy: Drivers, pedestrians, parents must take action
Fri, Oct 21st 2016 11:30 am
Sometimes it only takes a moment of distraction or inattention, poor visibility, or inappropriate speed for tragedy to strike on a roadway.
Town of Niagara seeks funds for 4th Ave. sidewalks
Fri, Oct 21st 2016 11:25 am
The Town of Niagara Town Board voted Tuesday to apply for a grant from the New York State Department of Transportation to construct sidewalks on Fourth Avenue. The estimated cost of the project is $670,933.
Town of Wheatfield: Residents push to make road safer
Fri, Oct 21st 2016 11:25 am
Krueger Road residents Deborah Fadel and Kelly Dueger said they gathered 662 signatures from both Kruger Road and surrounding area residents who were in favor of installing a sidewalk in the area at Monday night's board meeting.
BEC Recordings' David Dunn debuts music video for new single 'I Wanna Go Back'
Fri, Oct 21st 2016 10:50 am
BEC Recordings' David Dunn has debuted the music video for his new single, "I Wanna Go Back," from his forthcoming 2017 release "Yellow Balloons." Click below to watch this music video.
NPG Records & Warner Bros. Records announce 2 new Prince releases, both with previously unreleased music
Fri, Oct 21st 2016 10:50 am
NPG Records and Warner Bros. Records announced Friday two new Prince releases that will celebrate the iconic artist's music and introduce fans to previously unreleased material from his legendary vault. This will mark the first Prince recordings released since his passing on April 21.
'Vaticanologist' to speak at Niagara University on Pope Francis & Catholicism
Fri, Oct 21st 2016 10:50 am
Well-known "Vaticanologist" John L. Allen Jr. will deliver an address Nov. 9 at Niagara University as part of the Henry and Grace McNulty Lecture Series on Religion in the Modern World.
PSE announces exclusive partnership with TSG Enterprises
Fri, Oct 21st 2016 10:50 am
Pegula Sports and Entertainment announced an exclusive partnership Friday with TSG Enterprises LLC, owner of the Pure Hockey, Total Hockey and Hockey Giant brands. With the agreement, Pure Hockey and Hockey Giant become the official retail partner of the Buffalo Sabres and The Rinks at HarborCenter, as well as the title sponsor of the Sabres' division of the NHL/NHLPA Learn to Play program.
Reeb shines at Lockport CARES Homeless Shelter
Fri, Oct 21st 2016 10:45 am
Lockport CARES Homeless Shelter is set to graduate a youth volunteer.
'The Chew' has a boo!-nanza of tricks, treats and delightful frights for Halloween
Fri, Oct 21st 2016 10:45 am
ABC's Emmy award-winning "The Chew" co-hosts, Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz, have Halloween tips and treats to die for all week long, as well as the celebration of the show's newest cookbook, "The Chew Approved," and celebrities galore.
Fernandes to retire as president of Buffalo Zoo
Thu, Oct 20th 2016 08:00 pm
The board of directors of the Buffalo Zoo announced Thursday Dr. Donna Fernandes will retire from the Buffalo Zoo, stepping down as president of the organization. She said she will remain committed to staying involved with long-term exhibit design and capital campaign fundraising.
Jim Kelly visits Niagara Falls M&T branch to rally fans
Thu, Oct 20th 2016 06:20 pm
Buffalo Bills legend Jim Kelly paid fans a visit to M&T Bank's Military Road branch Thursday to rally fans as the team prepares for its showdown against Miami this weekend.
Schoellkopf rededication to include David's Path tribute
Thu, Oct 20th 2016 06:05 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will mark completion of more than $2 million in upgrades at its Schoellkopf Health Center at 11 a.m. Tuesday with a rededication ceremony and a tribute to the employee for whom its hospice unit is named.
Buffalo native serves aboard USS Comstock
Thu, Oct 20th 2016 06:05 pm
Petty Officer 1st Class Vincent Cannon, left, from Los Angeles, and Petty Officer 3rd Class Scott Ferrer, from Buffalo, load a chaff round aboard amphibious dock landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 45).
The Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation to offer 3 opportunities per year for core program and services grant requests
Thu, Oct 20th 2016 06:00 pm
The Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation has announced significant changes to its grant application process and timeframes, including a change from one to three opportunities per year for its core programs and services grants.
ESD: Global NY receives federal grant to promote New York exports and support small businesses
Thu, Oct 20th 2016 06:00 pm
Empire State Development announced Global NY, the agency's international division, has been awarded a $602,115 State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration to support the growth of New York exports to foreign markets around the globe.
New York State Parks: New grant program connects school children to state lands
Thu, Oct 20th 2016 06:00 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced New York is offering state grants to public schools throughout the state to fund field trips to state parks and historic sites for environmental, history and physical education programming.
Niagara University awards Vincentian Poverty Grant to Resurrection Life
Thu, Oct 20th 2016 05:55 pm
A Niagara University grant intended to support research and/or service projects that seek to alleviate poverty has been awarded to the Resurrection Life church and food pantry in Cheektowaga.
Experience 'A Taste of Motown'
Thu, Oct 20th 2016 05:55 pm
On Oct. 22, a rare evening performance featuring the Old School B-Boys and vocalist Melissa Kate will take place at the all-new Varsity Theatre on 3165 Bailey Ave., Buffalo. The night will be filled with the moves and soul of the Temptations, Mary Wells, Barbara Acklin, Marvin Gaye and more.
'Top Chef' announces 8 returning chefs vying for redemption on new season premiering Dec. 1
Thu, Oct 20th 2016 04:55 pm
Bravo Media has revealed the eight returning chefs back for redemption on the new season of "Top Chef," airing Thursday, Dec. 1, with a supersized premiere from 10-11:15 p.m. ET/PT. It's the ultimate challenge of old blood versus new, on the Emmy and James Beard award-winning series, as the chefs head to Charleston to battle it out alongside eight "Top Chef" newcomers.
Town of Niagara Town Board welcomes four new police officers
Thu, Oct 20th 2016 03:15 pm
Four part-time officers were hired, pending civil service approval, at Tuesday's Town of Niagara Board meeting.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital to hold Mass honoring local health care professionals
Thu, Oct 20th 2016 07:00 am
As a tribute to local health care professionals, Mount St. Mary's Hospital will hold a special liturgy on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the Our Lady of Fatima Shrine in Lewiston.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Quality Achievement Award
Wed, Oct 19th 2016 02:55 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll.
Hillsong Worship's 'let there be light.' available now
Wed, Oct 19th 2016 02:50 pm
Hillsong Worship's latest, "let there be light." CD/DVD is available now. Remarked as one of the best albums of the year (The Christian Beat), "let there be light." is a bold prayer over this world today, that the light that has shone on through the gospel be the light now borne and shining forth from the church.
Stars compete in a culinary battle for charity on 'MasterChef Celebrity Showdown'
Wed, Oct 19th 2016 02:30 pm
Anthony Anderson partners with Gordon Ramsay to take on Jordana Brewster and Christina Tosi.
Charles Schulz classic Halloween special, 'It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,' airs on ABC
Wed, Oct 19th 2016 01:50 pm
The classic animated Halloween-themed "Peanuts" special, "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown," created by late cartoonist Charles M. Schulz will air Wednesday, Oct. 19 (8 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.
'Dancing with the Stars': 8 remaining celebrities dance to songs from the 1920s-90s, perform two team dances
Wed, Oct 19th 2016 01:45 pm
The eight remaining celebrities will dance to some of the most popular songs throughout the decades, as "Eras Night" comes to "Dancing with the Stars," live, Monday, Oct. 24 (8-10:01 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.
Western New York 'Warriors Flight' takes off for D.C.
Wed, Oct 19th 2016 12:30 pm
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt led two-dozen local veterans Wednesday morning in the second annual Western New York "Warriors Flight" to Washington, D.C. The veterans will visit several war memorials dedicated in their honor.
Artpark & Company recaps 2016 season, board names new chair
Wed, Oct 19th 2016 12:15 pm
Artpark & Company's annual meeting, held at the Niagara Falls Country Club on Wednesday, Oct. 12, celebrated the 2016 season, which was filled with new and expanded programs.
Industry leaders unite to establish food marketing program at Niagara University
Wed, Oct 19th 2016 11:50 am
In what would appear to be an unlikely alliance, John Persons and Michael Keating are seated at a boardroom table inside Niagara University's Bisgrove Hall, strategizing toward a common goal.
Peter Cetera, Kris Kristofferson performing at Seneca Allegany
Wed, Oct 19th 2016 11:20 am
Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter Peter Cetera comes to the Seneca Allegany Event Center at 7 p.m. Saturday, January 7, 2017. Three weeks later, actor and Grammy Award-winning singer Kris Kristofferson visits to entertain his fans.
Physician's lecture at Niagara University to address 'Underserved Medicine'
Wed, Oct 19th 2016 11:20 am
In March of 1966, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. said, "Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and most inhumane."
Ina Garten visits Washington, D.C., in one-hour special 'Barefoot in Washington'
Wed, Oct 19th 2016 11:15 am
Food Network favorite Ina Garten heads back to where her career began, Washington, D.C., for an unforgettable trip that culminates in a once-in-a-lifetime visit with first lady Michelle Obama in the one-hour special "Barefoot in Washington," airing Saturday, Nov. 5 (1 p.m. all times), on Food Network.
Best local apples for bushels and baking
Wed, Oct 19th 2016 08:55 am
When October rolls into Western New York, it brings with it warm sunrays, crisp air and a bountiful harvest. There is a sense of nostalgia, getting back to routines and comfort that only a knit sweater and nature's sweet bounty can bring.
Cuomo announces $55 million in funding at New York State Tourism and Craft Beverage Summit
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 09:55 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo hosted the New York State Tourism and Craft Beverage Summit, where leaders in the tourism and craft beverage industries met with state officials to explore new industry opportunities.
New look at St. Peter's - and more to come
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 06:45 pm
When students returned to St. Peter R.C. School in September, they experienced some big changes.
LCA presents 'A Tribute to the Edmund Fitzgerald'
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 06:40 pm
The legend lives on. At 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, the Lewiston Council on the Arts will present "A Tribute to the Edmund Fitzgerald" at Water Street Landing, 115 S. Water St., Lewiston.
Construction begins on new cardiac catheterization lab at Heart Center of Niagara
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 06:35 pm
Construction is under way on the new cardiac catheterization laboratory in The Heart Center of Niagara at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Governor's Office of Motion Picture and Television Development receives landmark 1000th application for state film production tax credit
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 06:35 pm
Empire State Development today announced the Governor's Office of Motion Picture and Television Development recently reached a milestone with 1,000 applications for the state's film production tax credit received since 2011. That number represents almost 70 percent of all applications to the program since its inception in 2004.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital conducts 'Taking Charge of Your Diabetes' class
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 06:35 pm
As part of its initiative to bring awareness to diabetes, Mount St. Mary's Hospital will host a "Taking Charge of Your Diabetes" class from 6-9 p.m. Oct. 25-27. Diabetes educator Megan Kosmoski, R.N, will conduct the three-day course.
Last call for millennial-focused nonprofits to compete for grants totaling $10,000
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 06:35 pm
Next Generation United, an initiative of the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County, is seeking proposals from local nonprofit organizations to participate in "Pitch 10," a competition-style event where 10 chosen organizations will have a chance to "pitch" their project or idea to the public for a chance to win a grant of up to $5,000 to advance work.