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Ekachai Jearakul brings guitar recital tour to Buffalo
Wed, Feb 17th 2016 02:50 pm
Another JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition finalist returns to Buffalo in 2016.
DEC: Falconry, wildlife rehabilitator and leashed tracking dog exams to be held April 8
Wed, Feb 17th 2016 02:50 pm
Examinations for individuals seeking a license to practice the sport of falconry, become a volunteer wildlife rehabilitator, or use leashed tracking dogs to find wounded or injured big game animals are scheduled for Friday, April 8, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced.
Steve Miller, Foreigner, Travis Tritt scheduled to perform at Seneca casinos
Wed, Feb 17th 2016 02:45 pm
The latest additions to the Seneca Resorts & Casinos lineup are filled with big names and famous sounds.
Two-time Academy Award nominee Djimon Hounsou cast in season two of 'Wayward Pines' on FOX
Wed, Feb 17th 2016 02:45 pm
Two-time Academy Award nominee Djimon Hounsou ("Blood Diamond," "In America") has been cast as a series regular on "Wayward Pines," the hit psychological thriller event series returning for a second season this summer on FOX.
43North year two winners set up shop in Buffalo
Wed, Feb 17th 2016 02:45 pm
43North has announced the winning companies from the competition's second year have officially begun operating out of the 43North incubator at 640 Ellicott St., on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. 43North is part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's visionary "Buffalo Billion" initiative.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue at Walden Galleria Mall
Wed, Feb 17th 2016 02:40 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs Jack, Devers, Maddie and her puppies Ellie, Gidget, Haylee, Izzy and Jenny, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Walden Galleria Mall in Cheektowaga.
Albany computer outage impacting local DMVs
Wed, Feb 17th 2016 10:50 am
All three of Niagara County's Department of Motor Vehicles offices have been forced to severely limit operations following a major power outage originating in Albany, according to County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski.
U.S. Women's National Soccer Team plays for berth in 2016 Rio Olympics in CONCACAF semifinal on NBCSN
Tue, Feb 16th 2016 05:25 pm
NBC Sports Group's coverage of the 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic-qualifying soccer tournament continues this week, highlighted by the U.S. Women's National Team in the semifinal round, live this Friday, Feb. 19 (8:30 p.m. ET), on NBCSN. With a win on Friday, the USWNT will qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Independent investigation into Niagara University Title IX procedures finds no violations
Tue, Feb 16th 2016 05:10 pm
Niagara University announced today that an independent investigation into allegations of Title IX violations has concluded. The inquiry, conducted by the Buffalo law firm Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP, found the university and its personnel fully complied with the law in all matters and provided support, counsel and resources where appropriate.
Family to host 'Forever Young Fundraiser' in honor of son
Tue, Feb 16th 2016 11:35 am
The Englert family will host the "Forever Young Fundraiser" Saturday, March 6, to benefit the National Blood Clot Alliance. The event is held in memory of their son, Paul Englert Jr., who died suddenly from a pulmonary embolism.
Just announced: 'An Evening with Todd Rundgren' at Riviera Theatre
Tue, Feb 16th 2016 11:25 am
The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center announces "An Evening with Todd Rundgren" at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 19.
Buffalo selected for U.S. Navy Band's tour
Tue, Feb 16th 2016 11:15 am
America's Navy is coming to Buffalo, one of 23 cities in five states to host a performance by the United States Navy Band during its 2016 tour - one of the Navy's signature outreach programs.
UB nursing students first to gain hands-on experience in delivery rooms, ICUs in Buffalo
Tue, Feb 16th 2016 11:15 am
Delivery rooms and intensive care units are now open to students seeking clinical experience within the University at Buffalo School of Nursing, the first program in Buffalo to offer the specialties to students.
TobyMac honored with seventh career Grammy Award
Tue, Feb 16th 2016 11:00 am
Multi-platinum-selling artist TobyMac was recognized with his seventh career Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album for "THIS IS NOT A TEST" at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards Monday.
Major New York state award to UB will improve Alzheimer's disease diagnosis and treatment in Western New York
Tue, Feb 16th 2016 10:55 am
Western New Yorkers with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias will soon have access to improved care, thanks to a five-year, $2.35 million New York state grant to researchers in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo.
Schneiderman: Agreement in place with former Shimshack's Restaurant to refund consumers for gift certificates
Tue, Feb 16th 2016 10:40 am
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced his office has entered into an agreement with the former Shimshack's Restaurant, formerly located on Upper Mountain Road in Sanborn. Shimshack's went out of business in October 2015 and consumers filed complaints with the attorney general's office over unused gift card balances that had not yet been refunded.
Allstate offers New Yorkers tips to prevent frozen and bursting pipes during frigid winter
Mon, Feb 15th 2016 11:10 am
Arctic air is bringing record lows and hard freezes across much of New York state, including many areas not accustomed to the winter chill. But there are things you can do to protect your home and property during cold weather.
Girl Scouts celebrate Gold Award Centennial
Mon, Feb 15th 2016 11:10 am
Since 1916, Girl Scouts have been making meaningful, sustainable change in their communities and around the world.
Ignite your passion for music: BPO announces 2016-17 'M&T Bank Classics' season
Mon, Feb 15th 2016 11:10 am
In his first season as principal pops conductor, John Morris Russell has made a splash in Western New York. This coming season features more opportunities to see him on the podium, and a variety of exciting pops concerts handpicked by Russell from today's best acts.
Niagara County Central Rotary to host Cabin Fever Antique Show and Sale
Mon, Feb 15th 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara County Central Rotary will hold its 20th annual Cabin Fever Antique Show and Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, at the Frontier Fire Hall.
Alzheimer's Association evening open house
Sat, Feb 13th 2016 07:40 am
Getting a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or other dementia usually results in a number of questions. Those concerns, as well as suggestions to plan for future needs, will be addressed during a special evening open house at the Williamsville office of the Alzheimer's Association Western New York Chapter.
Grand Island Town Board: Compromise sought on trapping issue
Sat, Feb 13th 2016 07:00 am
A ban on trapping on public land on Grand Island doesn't have the support to pass the five-member Grand Island Town Board, Town Supervisor Nathan McMurray said Monday, but he added a compromise is in the works.
Scout Sunday celebrated
Sat, Feb 13th 2016 07:00 am
Scout Sunday (for Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts) was celebrated at the 9 a.m. Mass, Feb. 7, at St. Stephen R.C. Church on Grand Island.
Explore & More announces family programming lineup for break week
Sat, Feb 13th 2016 07:00 am
Beginning Monday, Feb. 15, Explore & More Children's Museum will offer drop-in, themed, family activities every day during the school break week. Activities will be free to visitors with their membership or admission thanks to the sponsorship of M&T Bank.
Grand Island Central School District: Students learn life-saving skills
Sat, Feb 13th 2016 07:00 am
This February, Grand Island students in grades 9 through 12 are being trained in bystander CPR and use of automated external defibrillators through the American Heart Association's Hands-Only CPR program.
Snow, cold does not deter Village of Youngstown
Sat, Feb 13th 2016 07:00 am
Continuing what's been a roller coaster ride of unusual weather thus far this winter, the snow and cold has returned to the northern Niagara County area.
A family firefighting tradition continues in Youngstown
Sat, Feb 13th 2016 07:00 am
Volunteer firefighting is an honored tradition in the Muller family of Youngstown. Currently, five members of the family are members of the Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co., and one is the new fire chief.
Town of Lewiston names new auditor
Sat, Feb 13th 2016 07:00 am
Slowly but surely, new Lewiston Supervisor Steve Broderick is starting to make his mark on town affairs.
Youngstown Village Board continues to discuss tourism traffic
Sat, Feb 13th 2016 07:00 am
Thursday night's Youngstown Village Board meeting was short due to the absence of trustees Steven Suitor and Tim Lockhart, as well as no public participation. Upon the early dismissal of the meeting, the board entered into a work session, inviting the public to stay and listen in.
Mark Daul: A winter steelhead contest; squirrels revisited
Sat, Feb 13th 2016 07:00 am
You'd think to yourself, "Who in their right mind would get up and prepare to go fishing at 4:30 in the morning in the winter?"
Town of Niagara seniors to hold Sweetheart Day Dance
Sat, Feb 13th 2016 07:00 am
The Town of Niagara Senior Program will host a Sweetheart Day Dance from 6-9 p.m., Friday, Feb. 26, at the Calvin K. Richards Youth/Senior Center in Veterans Memorial Community Park, 7000 Lockport Road.
Board ponders public health, safety services for Gus Macker
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 08:15 pm
The town government met again Monday to discuss the proposal by Corey McGowan to hold the Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament June 11 and 12.
Grand Island Board of Education: First budget input session held
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 08:15 pm
Board of Education trustees heard the first news on the 2016-17 budget for the Grand Island Central School District on Monday.
Former NF City Court Judge Morinello receives endorsement
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 08:10 pm
The Niagara County Conservative Party Chairman Daniel Weiss announced Feb. 8 he has endorsed former Niagara Falls City Court Judge Angelo J. Morinello's bid for the New York State Assembly race in the 145th district.
Kenmore/Grand Island reaches state championship
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 08:05 pm
The Kenmore/Grand Island girls hockey team made it to the championship game of the 2016 New York State Girls Varsity Final Four in Albany last weekend.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Byblos Resort & Spa steps up as platinum sponsor of Citizen of the Year Awards Dinner
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 08:00 pm
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its 50th year of honoring Islanders who have made the town a better place to live, work and play.
Village of Lewiston: Planning Board approves first submittal for Paladino plaza, Fairchild site
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 07:50 pm
A crowd of about 75 gathered into the Red Brick Municipal Building gymnasium Monday night to watch the Village of Lewiston Historic Preservation Commission/Planning Board unanimously accept first submissions for Ellicott Development's Center Street plaza and James Jerge's Onondaga Street apartment complex.
All-new 'Frozen' holiday special announced
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 07:30 pm
Do you wanna build a snowman? Again?
Niagara Broadcast Network features Vidler's 5 & 10
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 07:30 pm
Niagara Broadcast Network, www.NBN7900.com, a weekly Niagara Falls Internet talk show, will feature Vidler's 5 & 10 on its program this weekend.
Stars to light up Oscar night
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 07:25 pm
Academy Award producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin announced today a third slate of presenters for the 88th Oscars telecast. The Oscars, hosted by Chris Rock, will air live "Oscar Sunday," Feb. 28, on ABC.