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BBB: Avoid door-to-door paving scams
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 10:40 am
Every spring, people's thoughts turn to outdoor projects, including concrete and paving. Since March 1, Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York has received over 6,300 inquiries from the public about paving contractors.
Niagara University holding community 'garage sale' May 18-19
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 09:40 am
Niagara University is organizing an end-of-year community garage sale for the fourth consecutive year. The public event will take place in the Kiernan Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, and Thursday, May 19.
Countdown to 'The Chew's' 1,000th show continues, building up to a fun-filled feast of surprises, special guests, superstar chefs and cupcakes for everyone
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 09:40 am
May sweeps is abloom, and the champagne is chilling with the countdown to "The Chew's" milestone 1,000th show.
Max and Katie of 'The Amazing Race' will be special guests at Mount St. Mary's scavenger hunt on May 7
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 09:30 am
Participants in the third annual "Amazing Grace Scavenger Hunt" on Saturday, May 7, will have the opportunity to meet and even interact with world travelers Max and Katie Bichler, 2013 finalists from "The Amazing Race" television show on CBS.
Colorful custom mobile installed at Golisano Center for Community Health
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 09:30 am
The entryway of the new Golisano Center for Community Health at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center took on some colorful charm this week with the installation of a mobile created by kinetic sculptors Matt Richards and Ben Cogdill of Ekko Custom Mobiles in Portland, Oregon.
Andy Richter hosts ultimate 'Celebrity Food Fight' when stars compete in comedic culinary games
Thu, Apr 28th 2016 04:05 pm
The best dinner parties are filled with good food, great company, and lots of laughs. That holds especially true when Andy Richter is the host, famous foodies and chefs are on the guest list, and crazy culinary games are on the menu.
Poloncarz, Hoak honor RSVP program volunteers
Thu, Apr 28th 2016 04:00 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz joined Commissioner of Senior Services Randy Hoak and personnel from the department's retired senior volunteer ("RSVP") program to honor eight special volunteers who give back to their communities by volunteering to help others.
Lew-Port grad serving aboard U.S. Navy destroyer
Thu, Apr 28th 2016 03:45 pm
A 2004 Lewiston-Porter High School graduate and Niagara Falls native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Milius. Petty Officer 2nd Class Sarah Bellreng is a fire controlman aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer operating out of San Diego.
Tops Friendly Markets celebrates grand opening of new store in Sanborn
Thu, Apr 28th 2016 03:40 pm
Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in upstate New York, northern Pennsylvania and western Vermont, unveiled a $1 million renovation of its new store in Sanborn during a grand opening Wednesday.
Paladino, Fairchild projects nearing final vote
Thu, Apr 28th 2016 03:20 pm
If all goes according to schedule, trustees in the Village of Lewiston may opt to vote "Yes" or "No" on the "Paladino plaza" and Fairchild projects at their May 16 meeting.
Buffalo Zoo announces birth of male African lion cub
Thu, Apr 28th 2016 03:10 pm
Buffalo Zoo President and CEO Dr. Donna Fernandes has announced the birth of the male African lion - the first cub in 25 years. The birth occurred at approximately 6 p.m. March 5.
Registration open for teams for 'Amazing Grace Scavenger Hunt'
Thu, Apr 28th 2016 03:10 pm
Registration is now open for teams and individuals for the third annual "Amazing Grace Scavenger Hunt" to benefit Mount St. Mary's Hospital.
Buddy Valastro takes a family, food and fun-filled road trip across in 'Buddy's Family Vacation'
Thu, Apr 28th 2016 03:00 pm
Buddy Valastro trades the bakery for an RV this summer and takes a memorable road trip to experience the sites and flavors of the south with his wife, Lisa, and their four kids in the eight-episode series "Buddy's Family Vacation."
Olmstead Center for Sight students set to meet Aquarium of Niagara's Della
Thu, Apr 28th 2016 03:00 pm
Fifty students from the Olmsted Center for Sight will visit the Aquarium of Niagara May 3 for a special visit with rescued blind gray seal Della.
Niagara University honored by Heart, Love and Soul
Thu, Apr 28th 2016 03:00 pm
Niagara University was presented with the Frances Ficorilli Volunteer Award by Heart, Love and Soul during the food pantry and dining room's annual recognition dinner on April 21.
'Match Game' returns to primetime with host Alec Baldwin on ABC
Thu, Apr 28th 2016 12:50 pm
"Match Game," produced by FremantleMedia North America, returns to primetime and will be hosted by Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actor Alec Baldwin.
Six-time Grammy winner Amy Grant and celebrated singer-songwriter Tori Kelly collaborate on 25th anniversary of 'Baby Baby'
Wed, Apr 27th 2016 08:20 pm
Multiplatinum-selling Amy Grant's crossover album "Heart In Motion" and multiformat No. 1 "Baby Baby" are celebrating their 25th anniversary.
State OKs Niagara Falls Memorial's plan for new 25-bed cardiac/stroke care facility
Wed, Apr 27th 2016 03:00 pm
The New York State Department of Health has approved an application by Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center to build a new inpatient facility for the care of heart and stroke patients.
Steve Tasker hosts Self-Leadership Experience at Canisius College
Wed, Apr 27th 2016 02:50 pm
The Canisius Center for Professional Development and the School of Education and Human Services at Canisius present Steve Tasker's Self-Leadership Experience, a three-day leadership camp for high school-age students.
Sadie Robertson takes message on the road with 'Live Original' Tour
Wed, Apr 27th 2016 02:50 pm
The A&E "Duck Dynasty" sweetheart and New York Times best-selling author announced via Facebook Live yesterday she is taking her message on the road, along with a few family and friends, to tour through 17 cities starting on Sept. 22.
Self-made billionaire John Catsimatidis to share business success story at Daemen lecture
Wed, Apr 27th 2016 02:45 pm
Self-made billionaire John Catsimatidis, chairman/CEO of the Red Apple Group and United Refining Co., which owns more than 300 Kwik Fill gas stations, will be the next speaker in the Daemen College Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series, scheduled for 4 p.m. May 9 in the Wick Campus Center Alumni Lounge.
Meet Kitty Bird, the Aquarium of Niagara's newest animal
Wed, Apr 27th 2016 02:45 pm
A sulfur-crested cockatoo, named Kitty Bird because he likes to meow like a cat, recently joined the Aquarium of Niagara.
Niagara University student Megan Rogers named 2016 Newman Civic Fellow
Wed, Apr 27th 2016 02:45 pm
Megan Rogers, a sophomore business major at Niagara University, has been named a 2016 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact for demonstrating outstanding leadership and civic engagement.
Erie County Medical Center celebrates conclusion of 'Community Baby Shower'
Wed, Apr 27th 2016 02:45 pm
Erie County Medical Center will celebrate the conclusion of its "Community Baby Shower" on April 27 with a cupcake celebration, and unveil the grand total of items collected for the community.
Who will claim this season's culinary crown? Season seven of 'MasterChef' premieres Wednesday, June 1, on FOX
Wed, Apr 27th 2016 02:45 pm
Award-winning chefs Gordon Ramsay and Christina Tosi welcome 40 new home cooks into the "MasterChef" kitchen for season seven, premiering Wednesday, June 1 (8 p.m.), on FOX.
FOX gives series orders to new dramas '24: Legacy' and 'Star' for upcoming 2016-17 season
Wed, Apr 27th 2016 12:55 pm
Fox Broadcasting Company has given series orders to new dramas "24: Legacy" and "Star." Both series are scheduled to premiere in the upcoming 2016-17 season.
AAA shares motorcycle safety tips for bikers, drivers
Wed, Apr 27th 2016 07:00 am
With the warmer weather comes more motorcycles on the road.
Village of Lewiston approves budget
Tue, Apr 26th 2016 08:00 pm
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston approved the fiscal year 2016-17 budget at a special meeting Monday. The property tax rate remains at $7.38 per $1,000 of assessed valuation.
Niagara USA to host 2018 CIPS Conference
Tue, Apr 26th 2016 05:00 pm
The Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp. announced Niagara USA will host the Confédération Internationale de la Pêche Sportive (aka International Confederation of Sport Fishing) for its annual congress in 2018.
Higgins announces House approval of Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act
Tue, Apr 26th 2016 04:45 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, a member of the bipartisan congressional Great Lakes Task Force, announced approval of H.R. 223, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act (GLRI) of 2016, in the House of Representatives.
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum offers 3-D printing on Mother's Day
Tue, Apr 26th 2016 04:40 pm
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum will host a Mother's Day celebration from noon until 4 p.m. Sunday, May 8.
Bush, Drake added to WNY concert lineup
Tue, Apr 26th 2016 04:40 pm
Tickets go on sale Friday.
Buffalo native supports one of Navy's most versatile combat ships
Tue, Apr 26th 2016 04:25 pm
A 2006 Depew High School graduate and Buffalo native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of a team supporting one of the country's most versatile combat ships.
Hopkins Road reconstruction project receives APWA Award
Tue, Apr 26th 2016 04:20 pm
The Erie County Department of Public Works was honored recently by the state chapter of the American Public Works Association with a 2015 Transportation Award for the Hopkins Road slope stabilization and road reconstruction project, a $2.3-million project completed in three phases and funded fully with local Erie County funds.
Matt Lauer, Meredith Vieira, Savannah Guthrie to host opening ceremony of Rio Olympics
Tue, Apr 26th 2016 04:20 pm
Matt Lauer, Meredith Vieira and Savannah Guthrie will host NBC's coverage of the opening ceremony of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, on Friday, Aug. 5, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
RED celebrates 10th anniversary of debut release
Tue, Apr 26th 2016 04:05 pm
Grammy-nominated and six-time Dove award-winning rock band RED is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its debut, chart-topping RIAA-certified gold album "End of Silence" in June.
Schneiderman finds toxic toys with high lead content sold by K-Mart, Target, Toy-R-Us stores across New York
Tue, Apr 26th 2016 03:55 pm
Over the weekend, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced his office discovered high lead levels in parts of several children's jewelry-making kits supplied by LaRose Industries and sold in K-Mart, Target and Toys-R-Us stores in Long Island, New York City and the Syracuse and Buffalo areas.
NU's 26th annual business banquet honors community leaders
Tue, Apr 26th 2016 03:45 pm
Niagara University's College of Business Administration recognized four area business leaders during its 26th annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet, held April 25 at the Conference Center Niagara Falls.
Ceretto to host forum for seniors
Tue, Apr 26th 2016 03:45 pm
Assemblyman John D. Ceretto will host a forum on programs available to local seniors. Several topics will be covered, and Ceretto encouraged members of the community to join him.
NYSERDA recognizes UB among higher ed. leaders in New York
Tue, Apr 26th 2016 03:45 pm
For the second day in a row, the University at Buffalo has been recognized as a sustainability leader in higher education.
 

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