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Wheatfield Business Association installs 2017 officers
Fri, Feb 24th 2017 04:25 pm
On Feb.13, the Wheatfield Business Association 2017 officers and board members were installed to their respective positions.
OUN receives NYSARC Trust Services grant
Fri, Feb 24th 2017 04:25 pm
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara received a $12,500 grant from the NYSARC Trust Services Board towards recreational opportunities for more than 150 local individuals supported by the agency with intellectual and other developmental disabilities.
Prints for Progress draws biggest crowd yet
Fri, Feb 24th 2017 04:20 pm
Pints for Progress No. 20 staged what was perhaps its best-attended event yet, Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA. Presented by #LiveNF along with Niagara Falls Community Development, Pints for Progress No. 20 drew a crowd of close to 130 at the Hard Rock.
Not2Shabby opens on Oliver Street
Fri, Feb 24th 2017 04:15 pm
Not2Shabby business owner Laurie Essenburg opened up shop last recently at 287 Oliver St., North Tonawanda.
Fashion Outlets: Walk to benefit American Heart Association
Fri, Feb 24th 2017 04:15 pm
Macerich's Fashion Outlets Niagara Falls, USA, in partnership with the Western New York Chapter of the American Heart Association, will host the "One Heart One Mile Winter Wellness Walk" Saturday, Feb. 25, in recognition of American Heart Month.
Balance Yoga of WNY, Body Be Well Solutions open in NT
Fri, Feb 24th 2017 04:00 pm
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas recently held a ribbon-cutting for the new combined location of two of its members: Balance Yoga of WNY and Body Be Well Solutions.
Carla Hall's Oscar report, Tim McGraw and more on 'The Chew'
Fri, Feb 24th 2017 02:00 pm
On "The Chew," Feb. 27 through March 3, Emmy Award-winning co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz welcome celebrities from music, TV, film and the culinary world. The show airs at 1 p.m. EST on the ABC Television Network.
Falcons stumble late: Clarence's big fourth quarter ends Niagara-Wheatfield's season
Thu, Feb 23rd 2017 01:15 pm
In front of the home crowd, the Clarence Red Devils defeated the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons 76-64 in the first round of the class AA sectional playoffs on Wednesday.
Falls church takes ashes to street
Thu, Feb 23rd 2017 01:15 pm
On Ash Wednesday, March 1, St. Peter's Episcopal Church will offer "Ashes to Go," a new approach to the centuries-old Christian tradition.
Get 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' on March 24 on digital HD, or on Blu-ray April 4
Thu, Feb 23rd 2017 01:10 pm
Announced Wednesday on "The Star Wars Show" and StarWars.com, "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" will be coming home on digital HD on March 24 and Blu-ray on April 4. This news comes on the heels of the start of production announcement of the untitled "Han Solo Star Wars Story."
Turner partners with American Black Film Festival to launch new writing contest
Thu, Feb 23rd 2017 01:10 pm
Global media company Turner is partnering with the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) on a new writing contest designed to discover fresh writing talent from racially diverse backgrounds. Through the ABFF & Turner Writing Contest, writers with no professional television experience are invited to submit pilot scripts for comedy or drama series.
From Alzheimer's to autism, nuclear neurology could launch revolution in diagnosing and treating brain diseases
Thu, Feb 23rd 2017 01:10 pm
When applied to the brain, nuclear medicine techniques reveal critical information about the progression of the most devastating diseases, from Alzheimer's to traumatic brain injury.
Elderwood sponsors free LCA concerts
Wed, Feb 22nd 2017 01:10 pm
Elderwood at Wheatfield is supporting the efforts of Lewiston Council on the Arts by sponsoring the "Blue Mondays" and "Bluegrass Mondays" concerts in Lewiston.
High school hockey: Niagara Falls' Cinderella story falls short
Wed, Feb 22nd 2017 01:05 pm
In front of an excited crowd at HarborCenter in Buffalo, the No. 1-ranked Williamsville North Spartans defeated the Niagara Falls Wolverines by a score of 5-0 on Wednesday.
Niagara University students take financial aid message to Albany
Wed, Feb 22nd 2017 01:05 pm
A five-student delegation from Niagara University made a 300-mile trek to the New York State Capitol last week to speak with lawmakers about the importance of universal access to financial aid.
Morinello joins Noah Clergy Caucus, local faith leaders to discuss 'Raise the Age'
Wed, Feb 22nd 2017 01:00 pm
On Monday, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello joined the NOAH Clergy Caucus and local faith leaders for breakfast and to discuss last week's "Raise the Age" legislation, which passed the Assembly by an 86-48 vote.
153 New York groups ask DEC for comment extension on pipeline
Wed, Feb 22nd 2017 01:00 pm
More than 150 grassroots groups, businesses, faith communities, and organizations such as Food & Water Watch, Clean Air Coalition, NRDC and Sierra Club are requesting the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation extend the public comment period for National Fuel's Northern Access 2016 Project.
Flyers-Penguins NHL Stadium Series' game at Heinz Field Saturday night on NBC
Wed, Feb 22nd 2017 01:00 pm
The 2017 NHL "Stadium Series" features a bitter in-state rivalry this Saturday at Heinz Field, home of the NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers, when Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins host Wayne Simmonds and the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday at 8 p.m. on NBC.
Leadership Niagara announces 2017 honorees
Wed, Feb 22nd 2017 12:55 pm
Leadership Niagara's 27th annual awards luncheon will bring regional leaders together at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls on Wednesday, April 19, to honor five individuals and organizations who exemplify the organization's mission and core values:
Lewiston Art Festival applications available
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 04:55 pm
Applications are now available for the 51st annual Lewiston Art Festival, which will be held Saturday, Aug. 12, and Sunday, Aug. 13, in the Village of Lewiston. More than 175 professional artists will display and sell their work and compete for $5,000 in prizes in the juried show.
Bills to hold 'Madden' Club Series Championship at (716) on Sunday
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 04:55 pm
(716) Food and Sport is set to host the Buffalo Bills "Madden 17" Club Series Championship on Sunday, beginning at noon.
Higgins celebrates Buffalo & Niagara Falls students making history in latest NASA launch
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 04:45 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins welcomed Buffalo and Niagara Falls students back to Western New York following a trip to NASA's Kennedy Space Center to witness their work blast up to the International Space Station during a launch on Sunday, Feb. 19.
Hulu teams with J.J. Abrams, Stephen King & Warner Bros. Television for new Hulu original series 'Castle Rock'
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 04:40 pm
Hulu is taking viewers into the chilling world of acclaimed, best-selling author Stephen King in the new Hulu original drama series "Castle Rock," from J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Productions, Warner Bros. Television and executive producers/writers Sam Shaw and Dustin Thomason. Hulu has ordered a 10-episode first season of the ongoing series, with production set to begin this year.
Antonio's Banquet & Conference Center hosts 6th annual Bridal Open House
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 02:15 pm
On Sunday, March 5, Antonio's Banquet & Conference Center will host its sixth annual Bridal Open House.
'Todd Rundgren - White Knight The Chivalrock Tour' visits Historic Riviera Theatre
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 02:15 pm
The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center welcomes "Todd Rundgren - White Knight The Chivalrock Tour" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 10.
The Temptations and The Four Tops among soulful acts headed to Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in May
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 02:15 pm
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino announced a May entertainment lineup that will bring a pair of legendary shows to the Seneca Niagara Events Center. Motown legends The Temptations and The Four Tops will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, May 12.
'Super Sunday' championships scheduled for Feb. 26
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 02:10 pm
Western New York's top high school hockey teams will face off for the 33rd annual "Super Sunday" High School Club Hockey Championships on Sunday, Feb. 26, at KeyBank Center in Buffalo.
Seether announce 5th annual Rise Above Fest
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 02:10 pm
Multiplatinum-selling rockers Seether have announced the fifth annual Rise Above Fest, with some new developments. Due to popular demand, the multistage music festival has expanded to two days for the first time in its history.
Seneca Resorts & Casinos launches new 'Social Club by Seneca'
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 02:10 pm
Seneca Resorts & Casinos is rolling out its brand-new rewards program on Wednesday. Social Club by Seneca will replace the existing Players Club program, offering a whole new world of rewards to new players as well as existing club members.
WNY Mobile STEAM & Maker Lab Powered by AT&T looks to bring 'learning by making' experience to urban school districts
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 02:10 pm
AT&T, Computers For Children (CFC) and the WNY STEM Hub announced the launch of the WNY Mobile STEAM & Maker Lab Powered by AT&T. It is designed to provide public and charter schools across Western New York with comprehensive resources and instruction to engage more students in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) education and career paths through an immersive educational experience.
Passion's live album 'Worthy Of Your Name' available now
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 02:05 pm
Passion has unveiled their latest live album, "Worthy Of Your Name," available on all digital platforms now, with physical albums available March 24.
UB Theatre & Dance presents Zodiaque Dance Company
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 02:05 pm
The University at Buffalo theatre and dance department will present Zodiaque Dance Company from March 1-5. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. All performances will be held in the Drama Theatre in the Center for the Arts, North Campus.
ZZ Top leads Artpark's first four announced shows
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 11:30 am
Artpark & Company has announced four concerts coming to the outdoor amphitheater stage as part of the "KeyBank presents Tuesdays in the Park" concert series. All four shows, along with a limited number of "Tuesdays" season packages, will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24.
Niagara Frontier League: High school sectional playoff brackets revealed
Mon, Feb 20th 2017 12:30 pm
The Niagara Frontier League has been the talk of high school basketball all season. The league was decided by a three-way tie between North Tonawanda, Kenmore West and Lockport. Two other top teams, Niagara Falls and Grand Island, also shared time in first place during the year.
BEC Recordings' David Dunn releases 'Yellow Balloons'
Mon, Feb 20th 2017 12:30 pm
BEC Recordings' David Dunn released his sophomore album, "Yellow Balloons," on Friday. The album produced the hit single "I Wanna Go Back," which already landed in the top five on the hot AC/CHR chart.
8 is great: NU's CMAA student chapter again named best in nation
Mon, Feb 20th 2017 12:25 pm
For an eighth straight year, the Club Managers Association of America's Student Chapter of the Year resides on Monteagle Ridge.
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Niagara, Niagara County Financial Literacy Coalition announces openings at free tax prep sites
Mon, Feb 20th 2017 12:25 pm
In 2013, Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS) launched the Niagara County Financial Literacy Coalition (NCFLC) to provide free opportunities for financial education and awareness. It is designed to help low-income Niagara County residents with access to volunteer income tax assistance.
It's luxury for less week on 'The Chew'
Mon, Feb 20th 2017 12:25 pm
"The Chew" has advice all week long on how to live the luxe life on a budget. And "The Chew" prepares for the Academy Awards in Friday's show devoted to Oscar entertaining.
Lewiston Police Department responds to early-morning stabbing incident
Mon, Feb 20th 2017 11:55 am
Just after 3 a.m. Monday morning, The Lewiston Police Department received a call for a stabbing at 4940 Indian Hill Road.
Niagara County SPCA debuts Mardi Paws Masquerade Ball
Mon, Feb 20th 2017 07:00 am
The Niagara County SPCA will hold its first Mardi Paws Masquerade Ball from 5:30-8 p.m. on Fat Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Four Points by Sheraton Niagara Falls, 7001 Buffalo Ave.