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LPD Coat of Arms supports WNY Military
Sat, Feb 15th 2014 07:00 am
Officer Vanik Aloian of the Lewiston Police Coat of Arms Benevolent Association recently visited with Town of Lewiston Supervisor Dennis Brochey.
NTCC names winner in 'Love Letters' contest
Sat, Feb 15th 2014 07:00 am
Many "Love Letters" to Niagara touched the Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp. staff, but none more so than the one submitted by Beverly Weigel of Niagara Falls.
Mark Daul: Whatever became of 'Lewiston Louie?'
Sat, Feb 15th 2014 06:55 am
He has a round, heavy looking body, a thick and long neck, and a large head. He also has pink legs and feet, and an orange bill. It is believed he had dual citizenship, U.S. and Canada. He hangs out with a floozy named "Lady Louise," believed to be a Canadian beauty.
Meet Ezra from 'Star Wars Rebels'
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 08:50 pm
In "Star Wars Rebels," fans will see the rise of the Rebellion through Ezra, a 14-year-old con artist who learns to fight for a greater good. The seemingly reluctant hero is revealed here in a video filled with character concept art, early animation, and creator interviews.
Tom Brokaw's 'Space Race' Olympic special airs Saturday
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 08:45 pm
With the Olympic Winter Games taking place in Sochi, Russia, NBC News special correspondent Tom Brokaw chronicles the Cold War space race that took place during the 1950s, '60s and '70s between the U.S. and the Soviet Union in a special, "Space Race," that will air Saturday afternoon within NBC's Olympic coverage, which begins at 3 p.m. ET/PT.
'Hound' stalks Ghostlight stage
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 08:10 pm
A world premiere adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Hound of the Baskervilles" will be presented at the Ghostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck St., North Tonawanda, at 7 p.m. Feb. 20.
New Porter law targets equate
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 08:05 pm
On a night dominated by bitter cold and snow on the outside, there wasn't all that much going-on "on the inside" at Monday's Porter Town Board session.
SIMA's 8 tips for safe snow shoveling
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 08:05 pm
A 2011 study published in the Clinical Research in Cardiology revealed shoveling snow actually does increase the risk of a having a heart attack.
'Spring Fling & Sale'
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 08:00 pm
On Saturday, March 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the Longaberger Apple Tree Branch will be hosting its annual "Spring Fling & Sale" to benefit Niagara Hospice and the American Cancer Society at the Pekin Fire Hall, 3024 Upper Mountain Road, Sanborn.
IBHS provides consumer information to deal with winter storm power outages
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 07:55 pm
As freezing weather continues to paralyze the eastern U.S., the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety urges residents to remain cautious and prepare for the harsh conditions that are likely to last into the weekend.
Top semifinalists announced on 'American Idol XIII'
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 07:55 pm
After the toughest Hollywood week in "American Idol" history, only 31 singers remain in the competition. Judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. revealed which 31 singers - 15 girls and 16 guys - they believe have what it takes to be a megastar.
151 million viewers - more than half of all American TV viewers - have watched Sochi Winter Olympics
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 07:55 pm
More than half of all American television viewers have watched the 2014 Sochi Winter Games on the networks of NBCUniversal, according to fast cumulative data provided by The Nielsen Company.
Wolf a finalist in Artvoice Boom, Round 2
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 07:55 pm
Buffalo musician Chelsea O'Donnell, aka Wolf, will be among four area finalists participating in round two of the Artvoice Boom competition, Friday, Feb. 28, at 10 p.m., at Nietzsche's, 248 Allen St., Buffalo.
'60 Minutes gets inside look at what makes $400 billion F-35 Joint Strike Fighter the most expensive weapons system in history
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 07:50 pm
With plans to buy 2400 F-35s already seven years behind schedule and $163 billion over budget, the head of the program vows, "Long gone is the time when we will continue to pay for mistake after mistake after mistake"
New York's Powerball jackpot jumps to $330 million for Saturday
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 07:45 pm
The New York Lottery has announced the jackpot for Saturday's Powerball drawing has been increased to $330,000,000. The $43,900,000 jump from Wednesday's advertised jackpot is due to brisk sales across all 43 participating Mega Millions states, Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Obot to direct community health worker program
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 07:40 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has appointed Sarah Obot coordinator of its Niagara Falls community health worker program.
STIR opens at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 07:40 pm
With a thumping bass, bright lights, energetic dancers, hot music - oh, and, a 20-by-40-foot, high-definition video wall, one thing became perfectly clear Thursday: There is a new energy growing inside Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel.
Grants boost Erie Canal education and preservation
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 07:40 pm
Ten innovative education and preservation projects will get off the ground this year with funding support from Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. Congressman Brian Higgins joined representatives from the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor to announce $65,630 in grants, which will be matched by an additional $478,000 in private and public project funding raised by grant recipients.

The grants are aimed at inspiring people to learn more about New York's legendary canals and further explore the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor.

Jennifer Lawrence to present at The Oscars
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 07:40 pm
Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence will return to present at this year's Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. The Oscars, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will air on "Oscar Sunday," March 2, live on ABC.
HARBORCENTER Academy of Hockey announces youth clinics
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 07:35 pm
HARBORCENTER VP and Director of the Academy of Hockey Kevyn Adams have announced 11 Academy of Hockey development clinics will be offered to travel players at the AAA and AA levels from March 25 through April 12. Included are two sessions dedicated to goaltenders on April 10, and a girl's-only clinic on April 12. All sessions will be at the First Niagara Center.

"We are excited to have this opportunity to jumpstart our programming to support youth hockey development," Adams said.

Ruffolo thanks staff for making Memorial Medical Center a great place to work
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 07:35 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center President and CEO Joseph A. Ruffolo lauded the health network's 1,100-member staff after learning Memorial was selected as a finalist for the 2014 Business First's "Best Places to Work."
Academy orchestrates 'Oscar Concert' celebrating nominated scores and songs
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 07:35 pm
For the first time as part of its annual "Oscar Week" events, the Academy will present a live "Oscar Concert" celebrating this year's nominated scores and songs on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 8 p.m. at UCLA's Royce Hall.
Niagara Catholic's Mardi Gras auction is a huge success
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 07:35 pm
The Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School's 2014 Mardi Gras dinner and auction recently held at Antonio's Banquet Center was a huge success, raising more than $60,000 for the school. The event included a basket auction (pictured), silent auction, live auction and a dinner.
Ceretto calls on Assembly Majority to pass Public Assistance Integrity Act
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 07:35 pm
On Thursday, Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, called on the Assembly Majority to pass the Public Assistance Integrity Act to protect taxpayers and prevent the state from losing $120 million in federal funding.
Karen O to perform 'The Moon Song' on the Oscars
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 07:30 pm
Singer-songwriter Karen O will, for the first time, perform the Oscar-nominated original song "The Moon Song" for a global television audience on the Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced Thursday. The Oscars, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will air on "Oscar Sunday," March 2, live on ABC.
Kelly Osbourne, Judd Hirsch, Andy Dick, Judah Friedlander to cameo in 'Sharknado 2: The Second One'
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 07:30 pm
Syfy and The Asylum have announced Kelly Osbourne, Judd Hirsch, Andy Dick, Judah Friedlander, Vivica A. Fox and Mark McGrath will join the eagerly anticipated original movie "Sharknado 2: The Second One."
Ernie Palmer stepping down in Lewiston
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 02:50 pm
Town of Lewiston Councilman Ernest C. Palmer announced Friday he will give up his seat on the Town Board effective next Friday, Feb. 21.

Palmer, a Republican councilman since 2007, said he has new projects he would like to pursue, and looks forward to traveling and spending time with his family. A tax accountant, Palmer said he wishes to spend more time growing his business.

"It is time to give someone else an opportunity to bring fresh ideas and energy to the board," he said.

Morrissey to embark on U.S. concert tour
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 01:15 pm
Globally renowned recording and performing artist Morrissey will embark on an extensive U.S. Tour on May 7 in San Jose at the City National Civic Center Auditorium.
Artpark welcomes Morrissey
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 01:10 pm
Artpark & Company and Funtime Presents welcome Morrissey to Lewiston for a concert Monday, June 16. Kristeen Young is the opening act. It's a 7 p.m. gate.
Jeri Ryan returns to science fiction with guest arc on 'Helix'
Thu, Feb 13th 2014 10:25 am
INTERVIEW, VIDEO: Jeri Ryan, who cut her teeth in science fiction as Seven of Nine on "Star Trek: Voyager," is returning to the genre with a multiple-episode guest-starring arc on "Helix" (and this time she's literally cutting her teeth).
Last chance to send 'Love Letters'
Thu, Feb 13th 2014 09:00 am
Today is the last day to enter the Niagara Tourism and Convention Corps.' Valentine's Day-themed "Love Letters to Niagara USA" contest.
McGuire takes command of 107th Mission Support Group
Thu, Feb 13th 2014 07:00 am
Col. Donald V. McGuire, a Lewiston resident, assumed command of the New York Air National Guard's 107th Mission Support Group during an assumption of command ceremony held at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station on Feb. 8.
Proposals for Wheatfield veterans memorial unveiled
Thu, Feb 13th 2014 07:00 am
Early proposals for a new memorial honoring veterans were presented to the Wheatfield Town Board by its Veterans Memorial Focus Group on Monday.
Bomb threat investigation continues
Thu, Feb 13th 2014 07:00 am
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Bureau is working on tracing the 7:55 a.m. 911 call on Monday reporting bombs at Niagara-Wheatfield and Niagara Falls high schools.
Kinetic Kitchen and Bath celebrates 10th anniversary
Thu, Feb 13th 2014 07:00 am
Every time I get a few dollars ahead and think I will have a vacation someplace other than Veranda Beach, a silent alarm must go off at my house.
Wheatfield musician does well
Thu, Feb 13th 2014 07:00 am
Town of Wheatfield musician Jay Moynihan, well known for his mastering of the sax, guitar and piano for more than 20 years, entertained the pregame crowd at the Chicago Bulls-Atlanta Hawks NBA contest Tuesday, Feb. 11, at the United Center in Chicago.
Catching up with K-Kids
Thu, Feb 13th 2014 07:00 am
The recently established K-Kids (Kiwanis Kids) at Errick Road Elementary School hosted an assembly in the school's gymnasium back on Dec. 10. The assembly for 595 students centered on caring, was administered by gym teacher Anthony Vekich, school counselors Jenn Henry and Liz Antonelli.
Wanted: A loving, safe home for DeeDee
Thu, Feb 13th 2014 07:00 am
Some stories are told in words. DeeDee's story is told in her scars.

DeeDee, a chocolate brown pit bull mix with white markings, was rescued Dec. 2 by Lauren Zaninovich, SPCA supervisor for adoptions/admissions, who also works as the cruelty dispatcher and a rescue driver.

Heart of Niagara fundraiser draws a crowd
Wed, Feb 12th 2014 09:20 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue held its second annual "Heart to Heart" fundraising event, "A Taste of The Niagara Region," Feb. 8, at the Lewiston First Presbyterian Church Social Hall. The event featured sample tastes from more than 20 area restaurants, plus a basket auction with row upon row of donated baskets.
U2 to perform Oscar-nominated 'Ordinary Love' at the Academy Awards
Wed, Feb 12th 2014 09:15 pm
World-renowned rock band U2 will perform their Oscar-nominated song "Ordinary Love" for a global audience at the Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced Wednesday. U2's exclusive Oscar show performance will be the first time the band will perform the song live.
 


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