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First Niagara hosts Earth Day 'flash mob' cleanup
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 04:40 pm
First Niagara team members are volunteering their time to give back to the local community by hosting a "flash mob" cleanup day.
Robert Downey Jr., Blake Lively and Russell Crowe headline guest lineup on 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 04:40 pm
Nationally syndicated morning talk show "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" announces the lineup of guests appearing on the show next week.
Billoni's Buffalo-Niagara Views: Play ball!
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 04:40 pm
There is no better way to signify the start of spring in Western New York than by attending the Buffalo Bisons' home opener.
Can you help? Mangia 4 Maya
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 02:40 pm
"Mangia 4 Maya," a fundraiser for Maya Serra, daughter of Joel and Renee (Pietrangeli) Serra, will take place from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, April 19, at Casa Antica Italian Restaurant.
Can you help? Help Analyse Gibas battle DIPG
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 02:35 pm
Lewiston-Porter second-grader Analyse Gibas is currently battling diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, a rare form of brain cancer, and her family is seeking your help.
Lions Club to hold 'Bowling for Sight' event
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 02:25 pm
On Saturday, April 18, the Town of Niagara Lions Club will host a "Bowling For Sight" fundraiser at Bowl-A-Drome Lanes.
Construction begins at Memorial on new Golisano Center for Community Health
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 12:15 pm
The Golisano Foundation and Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center held a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Golisano Center for Community Health.
Islander celebrates Dyngus Day, promotes plans for reunion
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 11:00 am
Rich Gurbacki of Grand Island has his pussy willow and his vehicle ready for the annual Dyngus Day parade that took place Monday, April 6, in the Polonia area of Buffalo.
My day as a 6th-grader at VCMS
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 11:00 am
As you may know, I am fairly new to our school and the Grand Island community. I am still learning all of the details of our systems and procedures while trying my hardest to learn everyone's name as quickly as possible. Everyone has been incredibly welcoming and patient.
Grand Island Chamber thanks award sponsors
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 11:00 am
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce has thanked the sponsors of its 49th annual Citizen of the Year awards.
Grand Island Town Board: Roesch appointed deputy supervisor
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 11:00 am
Grand Island Town Supervisor Mary Cooke appointed Councilman Gary Roesch deputy supervisor, effective immediately.
RRRoll up the rim to Wynne!
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 09:00 am
R.J. Wynne of Grand Island has won a grand prize in this year's "RRRoll Up the Rim to Win" contest conducted by Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop.
Obit: Donnette Glaeser Hennigar
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 09:00 am
Donnette Glaeser Hennigar passed away April 13, 2015, at her home in Deerfield Beach, Florida, surrounded by her loving family.
Obit: John R. DeGlopper
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 09:00 am
Grand Island native John R. DeGlopper passed away April 5 in Arlington, Massachusetts.
10 Mile Garage Sale returns with new day added
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 07:00 am
Niagara County's largest swap meet is back for a 23rd year - and with an extra day for shoppers. The 10 Mile Garage Sale returns the weekend of June 12-14. This year, the event begins on Friday.
Impossible? It's possible! N-W to perform 'Cinderella'
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 07:00 am
Niagara-Wheatfield High School is dusting off the glass slippers and ball gowns for a performance of Rodgers and Hammerstein's take on the classic tale of "Cinderella." Students will perform for five shows between April 23 and April 26.
PACE participants give back to Niagara County
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 07:00 am
Niagara Falls' own Complete Senior Care PACE program takes suggestions from its participants on how to make the Niagara County community a better place.
Fire companies seek new volunteers at RecruitNY
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 07:00 am
Fire departments all across New York will open their doors and bays to local residents to learn about volunteer firefighting and what it takes to be a firefighter as part of the Firemen's Association of the State of New York fifth annual RecruitNY initiative.
FASNY meeting highlights firefighters' concerns
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 07:00 am
Achieving standards for volunteers already granted to career firefighters was the focus of the Firemen's Association of the State of New York legislative outreach program in Cambria on Saturday.
West Street prepares for BBQ, basket raffle
Thu, Apr 16th 2015 08:00 pm
The West Street School Parent Group in Niagara-Wheatfield will hold a Chiavetta's chicken barbecue and basket raffle from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 24, at the West Street Elementary gym and cafeteria.
NCCC: Niagara County to examine 'Learning Commons' proposal
Thu, Apr 16th 2015 06:40 pm
A pair of Niagara County legislators said the county government would give full consideration to a proposed "Learning Commons" project at Niagara County Community College announced today by State Sen. Robert G. Ortt and NCCC President James P. Klyczek.
Ortt, NCCC announce $12.5 million for NCCC
Thu, Apr 16th 2015 06:40 pm
State Sen. Rob Ortt today announced $12.5 million has been secured to create a Learning Commons center at Niagara County Community College. The money, included in the 2015-16 state budget, will be used to renovate and upgrade the college's library, Child Development Center and Faculty Resource Center.
Friends of the NT library plans 39th used book sale
Thu, Apr 16th 2015 05:50 pm
The Friends of the North Tonawanda Public Library announced it will hold its 39th annual used book sale April 29 through May 3. The sale will be held at the NT Public Library, 505 Meadow Drive.
NT takes action against unpaid traffic tickets
Thu, Apr 16th 2015 05:50 pm
North Tonawanda is making a move to solve the issue of unpaid parking tickets following Tuesday's Common Council work session.
St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church basket auction
Thu, Apr 16th 2015 05:20 pm
On April 25, the Women's Club of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church will hold its annual basket auction and raffle event.
Niagara Arts Guild holds annual spring show at Niagara History Center
Thu, Apr 16th 2015 05:15 pm
It's art show time once again at the Niagara History Center. The Niagara Arts Guild Spring Show begins Saturday, April 25, with a 2 p.m. reception open to the public. The juried exhibit will run through Tuesday, May 19.
National Grid Celebrates Lineman Appreciation Day
Thu, Apr 16th 2015 05:15 pm
National Grid celebrates Lineman Appreciation Day this week by honoring the thousands of employees who work to keep the power on for 3.4 million customers.
NU hosting sport management symposium, networking events
Thu, Apr 16th 2015 05:00 pm
Niagara University's Sport Management Association will host two events next week featuring executives from high-profile collegiate and professional athletic organizations.
Collins and Courtney partner in effort to aid child and adolescent mental health needs
Thu, Apr 16th 2015 05:00 pm
Congressmen Chris Collins, R-NY-27, and Joe Courtney, CT-02, today issued the following statements after introducing the bipartisan Ensuring Children's Access to Specialty Care Act:
NYPA president elected chair of Electric Power Research Institute
Thu, Apr 16th 2015 05:00 pm
Gil C. Quiniones, president and CEO of the New York Power Authority, has been elected chair of the Electric Power Research Institute, the nation's leading organization devoted to research and development in the electricity field.
NU professor honored by American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute
Thu, Apr 16th 2015 04:55 pm
William D. Frye, Ph.D., associate professor of hospitality and tourism management at Niagara University, is the 2015 recipient of the Anthony Marshall Award, presented by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute.
Joey Cook is eliminated on 'American Idol XIV'
Thu, Apr 16th 2015 04:55 pm
Wednesday night, Ryan Seacrest announced the top six finalists on "American Idol XIV": Quentin Alexander, Clark Beckham, Nick Fradiani, Jax, Tyanna Jones and Rayvon Owen.
UBcon: After 25 years, University at Buffalo's annual convention still running strong
Thu, Apr 16th 2015 04:00 pm
In 1990, University at Buffalo students hosted the very first UBcon, a gathering of tabletop gamers at the UB North Campus.
Senioritis: Fact or fiction?
Thu, Apr 16th 2015 10:35 am
With the semester coming to an end and graduation right around the corner, students of all types are either winding down or gearing up for the finish. Regardless, students are finding it harder and harder to be motivated to study and do work. The term "Senioritis" is often the first word to pop into students' and professors' minds to describe this feeling.
Niagara Falls seniors prepare to pass the torch
Thu, Apr 16th 2015 10:30 am
For most new high school athletes, the thought of even playing a high school sport can, at first, be very daunting.
Spring is here for Oakwood
Thu, Apr 16th 2015 07:00 am
The fourth annual "Bird Walk" at the historic Oakwood Cemetery, 763 Portage Road, Niagara Falls, will be held at 8 a.m. on two consecutive Saturdays: May 2 and 9.
Erie County Fair concert tickets to go on sale
Wed, Apr 15th 2015 04:40 pm
The Erie County Fair announces tickets to Meghan Trainor, Little Big Town and Alabama will go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Friday, April 24.
Superproducers Dave Stewart, Mark Ronson, Ryan Tedder and Scott Hendricks to mentor artists on 'The Voice'
Wed, Apr 15th 2015 04:25 pm
Four of the music industry's top producers - Dave Stewart, Mark Ronson, Ryan Tedder and Scott Hendricks - are set to serve as advisers for the remaining artists on "The Voice," beginning Monday, April 20 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT).
BBC's iconic sci-fi drama 'Doctor Who' to premiere on Disney XD beginning May 9
Wed, Apr 15th 2015 04:25 pm
BBC's world-renowned science-fiction drama "Doctor Who" will premiere on Disney XD beginning Saturday, May 9 (9 p.m., ET/PT).
Award-winning Stewards of Children program comes to Niagara County
Wed, Apr 15th 2015 04:25 pm
One in 10 children will be sexually abused by age 18. Learn how to prevent child sexual abuse and create a safer community for children by registering and scheduling your organization for a Stewards of Children workshop.