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Carrie Underwood, 11 NFL players star in 'Waiting All Day for Sunday Night' debuting Sept. 13 on 'Sunday Night Football'
Wed, Sep 2nd 2015 03:15 pm
Eleven NFL players will join seven-time Grammy Award-winner and multi-platinum recording artist Carrie Underwood for her performance of "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night," the opening theme for primetime television's No. 1 program, "Sunday Night Football" on NBC.
Skillet garners third RIAA certified platinum single as 'Awake & Alive' sells over 1 million digital copies
Wed, Sep 2nd 2015 03:15 pm
Multi-platinum Grammy-nominated rockers Skillet recently garnered yet another hit as their No. 1 active rock single "Awake & Alive" has received RIAA platinum certification having sold more than 1 million digital copies. The Billboard Music Award winners have sold over 11 million albums and singles in the U.S. alone.
Collins announces $144,760 grant for Adams Fire Co.
Wed, Sep 2nd 2015 03:15 pm
Congressman Chris Collins today announced $144,760 in federal funding for the Adams Fire Co. located on Nash Road in North Tonawanda.
Elderwood joins HEALTHeLINK
Wed, Sep 2nd 2015 03:10 pm
HEALTHeLINK today announced Elderwood is the latest long-term care facility to participate in Western New York's clinical information exchange. This includes Elderwood's 12 local assisted living and skilled nursing facilities located in Amherst, Cheektowaga, Grand Island, Hamburg, Lancaster, West Seneca, Wheatfield and Williamsville.
Atlas Genius unveils official video for 'Molecules'
Wed, Sep 2nd 2015 03:10 pm
Atlas Genius new album, "Inanimate Objects" - the follow-up to the band's breakthrough debut, "When It Was Now" - is out now and available HERE. The band has unveiled the official video for the first single, "Molecules." Directed by longtime collaborator Claire Marie Vogel, it can be viewed HERE.
Goo Goo Dolls visit Music is Art Festival
Wed, Sep 2nd 2015 03:10 pm
A special appearance by Buffalo's own Goo Goo Dolls will highlight this year's 13th annual Music is Art Festival on Saturday, Sept. 12. The free event runs from 10 a.m. until 11 p.m. in Delaware Park behind the Albright Knox Art Gallery.
Niagara University junior crowned National American Miss New York
Wed, Sep 2nd 2015 03:10 pm
Niagara University Sarah Volmy was crowned 2015 National American Miss New York at the state pageant held last month in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Lehrer Dance with 10,000 Maniacs at UB
Wed, Sep 2nd 2015 03:10 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, will present Lehrer Dance with 10,000 Maniacs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, in the Mainstage Theatre, located at the Center for the Arts, North Campus. The performance is sponsored by M&T Bank. There will be a pre-performance talk at 7:15 p.m.
Rocky's Pizza Too! holding 5th birthday
Wed, Sep 2nd 2015 03:00 pm
Rocky's Pizza Too! is celebrating its fifth anniversary in business in Ransomville today.
ECO Nathan VerHague honored as top New York environmental conservation officer
Tue, Sep 1st 2015 05:25 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Officer (ECO) Nathan VerHague was named the 2014 New York Officer of the Year by the Northeast Conservation Law Enforcement Chiefs Association.
Western New York Power Proceeds Allocation Board recommends more than $8 million in funding projects
Tue, Sep 1st 2015 03:45 pm
The Western New York Power Proceeds Allocation Board voted Tuesday to recommend $8,480,000 in funding to five Western New York enterprises. The WNYPPAB recommendations build on the momentum and capitalize on the strategies laid out in the Western New York Regional Economic Development Council strategic plan and the "Buffalo Billion" investment development plan.
Buffalo Sabres: Full schedule announced for Prospects Challenge
Tue, Sep 1st 2015 03:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the full tournament schedule for the Prospects Challenge, presented by Tops Friendly Markets, later this month at First Niagara Center and HARBORCENTER.
College is in session: National Grid offers lessons in saving energy and money as classes resume
Tue, Sep 1st 2015 03:20 pm
The scent of fresh notebook paper and dry-erase markers in the air signals it's time for "Back to School."
Back to school: Skin Cancer Foundation offers sun-safety tips
Tue, Sep 1st 2015 03:15 pm
While sun protection is often associated with hot summer days, harmful ultraviolet rays are present year-round and can be just as dangerous on the schoolyard as they are at the beach.
'Teachers' Night Out' at Buffalo History Museum
Tue, Sep 1st 2015 03:15 pm
On Tuesday, Oct. 6, The Buffalo History Museum will host an open house to introduce new resources and teaching tools for Western New York teachers to explore.
New partnership between Erie County social services, school districts places CPS workers in local schools
Tue, Sep 1st 2015 03:00 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz today announced an initiative to increase collaboration between the Erie County Department of Social Services and local suburban school districts.
Niagara Greenway Commission agenda amendment and meetings announced
Tue, Sep 1st 2015 03:00 pm
The Niagara River Greenway Commission will meet Tuesday, Sept. 15, to determine the consistency of the 46th round of projects. The meeting will take place at 3 p.m. at The Niawanda Park Pavilion, 600 Niagara St., Tonawanda. The executive committee meeting will precede the general meeting at 2 p.m.
Sidewalk Prophets deliver 'Something Different'
Tue, Sep 1st 2015 02:50 pm
Critics are praising Dove Award winning Sidewalk Prophets for their release of "Something Different," heralding it as the band's "best work to date."
Ace Frehley of KISS to perform at UB
Tue, Sep 1st 2015 02:50 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents Ace Frehley at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21. Tickets ($42.50, $35.50, $29.50) are on sale now. Buffalo-based band KLEAR will open the concert.
Donald Trump to discuss presidential campaign on 'The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon'
Tue, Sep 1st 2015 02:40 pm
Late-night leader "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" is kicking off the fall season with a Sept. 8-11 lineup chock full of musical superstars as well as a certain presidential candidate making a few headlines these days.
'So You Think You Can Dance': Top four compete for America's vote Monday, Sept. 7, on FOX
Tue, Sep 1st 2015 02:40 pm
On Monday, "So You Think You Can Dance" host Cat Deeley announced Gaby Diaz and Hailee Payne are the top two stage finalists and Virgil Gadson and Jana "Jaja" Vankova are the top two street finalists, moving one step closer to being named "America's Favorite Dancer."
'Kiss The Dog Days of Summer Goodbye Yappy Hours' support Heart of Niagara
Tue, Sep 1st 2015 02:40 pm
The public is invited to support Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue at Tin Pan Alley and The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q. this Friday and Saturday while enjoying a special end-of-summer happy hour re-named "Yappy Hour."
The Buddy Walk: Celebrating the differences ... and what we have in common
Tue, Sep 1st 2015 01:50 pm
I look back at the photos from 2007, and I see a small boy who is just about swimming in his lime-green Buddy Walk T-shirt.
North Tonawanda History Museum plans programs
Tue, Sep 1st 2015 07:00 am
The North Tonawanda History Museum, 54 Webster St., is planning two special programs for the fall.
The Tea Party visit Niagara Falls for New Year's Eve show
Mon, Aug 31st 2015 08:10 pm
Just announced: The Rapids Theatre welcomes The Tea Party on Thursday, Dec. 31. Tickets ($35-$45) for the New Year's Eve show go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 11. Click here for additional information.
WBBZ-TV stands by Fred Jackson
Mon, Aug 31st 2015 03:50 pm
Just hours after WBBZ-TV release a press release announcing a new season of "The Fred Jackson Show," the Buffalo Bills unexpectedly released the popular running back Monday. He was a star player on the team for the past 10 years.
BBB says beware of Paul McCartney ticket scams
Mon, Aug 31st 2015 03:50 pm
It only took a few hours for people to snap up all of the Paul McCartney tickets for the show at Buffalo's First Niagara Center on Oct. 22.
Buffalo Bills: Veteran RB Fred Jackson released
Mon, Aug 31st 2015 12:00 pm
The Buffalo Bills today announced the team released running back Fred Jackson.
Buffalo's Paul McCartney celebration continues Oct. 23 with The McCartney Years at UB Center for the Arts
Mon, Aug 31st 2015 11:20 am
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents The McCartney Years: The Premier Paul McCartney Tribute, at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23. Tickets ($29.50) are on sale now.
Deb Billoni working for women
Mon, Aug 31st 2015 09:55 am
My wife, Debbie, is truly an amazing person. I am sure every married man can say that and, in each case, it is probably true. What simply astounds me about Debbie is her ability to juggle so many extremely important balls in the air without dropping any and without showing any signs of stress.
Niagara Celtic Festival celebrates 15th year
Mon, Aug 31st 2015 07:00 am
The 15th annual Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival & Highland Games will take place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 19 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 20 at Krull Park, 6108 Lake Road, Olcott.
Sun, Aug 30th 2015 07:00 pm
Three of Buffalo's four quarterbacks threw touchdown passes Saturday, including Matt Simms (No. 8), as the Bills routed the Pittsburgh Steelers 43-19 at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park. (Photo by Matt Duffy)
IsleView Fine Wines & Spirits holds ribbon-cutting
Sat, Aug 29th 2015 01:30 pm
When Tom Corrao and Jim Atkinson named their new business IsleView Fine Wines & Spirits, they really meant isle view.
Kaegebein Playground groundbreaking eyed for September
Sat, Aug 29th 2015 01:30 pm
The Kaegebein Playground Committee has reached its funding goal to build a new playground at the elementary school.
St. Martin-in-the-Fields to offer open baptism
Sat, Aug 29th 2015 01:20 pm
The Rev. Earle King, rector at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church, Baseline Road, will perform an open baptism Sunday, Sept. 13, at the 10 a.m. service.
Trinity UMC Rally Day planned
Sat, Aug 29th 2015 01:20 pm
Trinity United Methodist Church on Grand Island invites and welcomes all to special worship services, rolling brunch, hot dog sale and activities between and after services Sunday, Sept. 13. There will be a time for blessing of a new school year and praying for all the children during worship services.
Lewiston Town Board tables final plat for French Landing
Sat, Aug 29th 2015 10:30 am
The Lewiston Town Board listened, deliberated and, following hesitation, acted on the French Landing subdivision eyed for the east side of Lower River Road in northern Lewiston. The Town Board opted to table its approval of a final plat planned for the project.
Summerfest returns to Porter on the Lake Park
Sat, Aug 29th 2015 08:00 am
The annual Porter on the Lake Summerfest will be held from 3-9 p.m. Labor Day, Sept. 7. This family-fun event will feature food, vendors, beer/wine as well as local bands The Frame, 90 West and Strictly Hip.
War of 1812 Encampment includes evening battle at Old Fort Niagara
Sat, Aug 29th 2015 07:00 am
Labor Day weekend will bring 1812 history to life for visitors at Old Fort Niagara during its annual War of 1812 Encampment.

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