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Kida Burns named 'America's Favorite Dancer' on season 13 finale of 'So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation'
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 06:05 pm
On Monday, "So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation" came to a conclusion when Kida Burns was named the winner during the live two-hour season finale on FOX.
Arts Services Initiative of WNY accepting applications for Fendrick Theatre Fund
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 06:05 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York is now accepting applications for the David R. Fendrick Theatre Fund.
Niagara's Honeymoon Sweets grand opening
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 06:05 pm
Niagara's Honeymoon Sweets announces the grand opening of its chocolate factory at 5540 Porter Road, Niagara Falls. The public is invited to attend an opening celebration from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18.
U.S. News: NU ranks among region's best for academics, value, veterans, international students
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 06:05 pm
Niagara University is featured in four prominent categories by U.S. News & World Report in the 2017 edition of the magazine's annual survey of "America's Best Colleges."
Theatre in the Mist presents 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat'
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 06:00 pm
The Stella Niagara stage explodes with Theatre in the Mist's staging of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat." This international smash hit plays from Sept. 23 through Oct. 9.
Obituary for Mary Ann Gross Bishara
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 06:00 pm
Mary Ann Gross Bishara, R.N., passed away Saturday, Sept. 10, after a brief illness. She was born on Feb. 14, 1943, to the late William and Mary (Knickerbocker) Gross in Buffalo.
New Aquarium of Niagara events
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 06:00 pm
On Saturday, Sept. 17, and Sunday, Sept. 18, the Aquarium of Niagara will present two family-friendly events.
Buffalo Bills center Eric Wood to meet & greet with fans at Grand Island NOCO Express
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 06:00 pm
Buffalo Bills center Eric Wood will make an appearance Monday at the Grand Island NOCO Express, located at 1898 Whitehaven Road, to sign autographs for fans.
Bobby Flay joins 'Chopped' judging table in first 'Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay' tournament
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 06:00 pm
Two Food Network forces collide in one four-part tournament in "Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay," premiering Thursday, Oct. 20 (9 p.m. ET/PT).
DEC seeks input on Lake Ontario fisheries
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 05:55 pm
The public will have the opportunity to learn about the status of Lake Ontario fisheries and provide input on future trout and salmon management at public meetings in Oswego, Niagara and Monroe counties this September, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced.
Teen driving program comes to Darien Lake
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 05:55 pm
On Oct. 1-2, Darien Lake will play host to an award-winning teen safe driving program called "Ford Driving Skills For Life. "Schools across the region have been receiving an open invitation for their students to participate in a free training for driving-aged students.
Chris Tomlin to release 'Never Lose Sight' Oct. 21
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 05:35 pm
Grammy Award winner Chris Tomlin is preparing to unveil his 11th studio album, "Never Lose Sight," available everywhere Oct. 21.
Crowder to headline 'American Prodigal Tour' in support of anticipated new album
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 05:30 pm
Immediately following his Sept. 23 debut of "American Prodigal," Crowder's nationwide "American Prodigal Tour," featuring Tedashii and The New Respects, will kick-off to over 20 markets September through November. The headlining trek will support his 17-track album of the same name.
DiNapoli to NYSSBA: Tighter state aid, low tax cap on horizon for schools
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 05:00 pm
School districts should plan for limited state and local revenue growth in their budgets next year, based on projections for shrinking state tax collections and another low tax cap, according to State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.
Rose Chiropractic offering wellness exams for children this month at no cost
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 04:55 pm
Doctors Glenda R. Rose and Thomas Barba of Rose Chiropractic, P.C., say, "Children of all ages can benefit from chiropractic's safe and effective care." For this reason, their Lewiston-based practice is offering complimentary chiropractic and wellness exams for all students under the age of 18 for the entire month of September.
ECHDC: Buffalo Outer Harbor's lighter, quicker, cheaper projects moving forward
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 04:55 pm
The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. board of directors met Monday and approved a $1.56 million contract with Trowbridge Wolf Michaels Landscape Architects LLP (TWLA) for architectural and engineer services on the Outer Harbor designed to enhance access and facilitate greater public use and enjoyment of Buffalo's waterfront.
Amy Grant to unveil 'Tennessee Christmas'
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 04:30 pm
Multiplatinum recording artist Amy Grant will unveil her first all-new Christmas album in nearly 20 years, "Tennessee Christmas," on Oct. 21, just in time for the holiday season.
Donald Trump visits 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' on Thursday
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 04:15 pm
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will appear as a guest on the Thursday, Sept. 15, telecast of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."
Grammy-winning rap star Lecrae to play Rapids Theatre Nov. 3
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 04:10 pm
Grammy-award winning rap artist Lecrae has announced "The Destination Tour, You're Accepted" will take place this fall, with shows in NYC, Philadelphia and Chicago.
Buffalo Sabres: Season kick-off luncheon set for Oct. 12
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 04:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team's season kick-off luncheon, presented by CTMS Travel, will take place Wednesday, Oct. 12. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Buffalo Sabres Foundation.
'Today' exclusive: Matt Lauer interviews Roger Goodell
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 03:55 pm
In a "Today" exclusive, Matt Lauer sat down with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Portions of the interview aired yesterday morning on "Sunday Today with Willie Geist" and during "Sunday Night Football."
Erie County Department of Social Services report: Average child protective worker caseload below 15
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 03:55 pm
The Erie County Department of Social Services' ("ECDSS") monthly report to the Erie County Legislature for August indicates the average child protective worker caseload has dipped below 15, the state-recommended maximum.
Summer sensation 'American Ninja Warrior' stays the course for a 6th-season renewal on NBC and Esquire Network
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 03:45 pm
"American Ninja Warrior," which has become a cultural sensation, ratings powerhouse and first-time Emmy Award nominee, has been renewed for a sixth season on NBC and Esquire Network.
Driver charged in Wheatfield double fatal crash
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 03:15 pm
Twenty-year-old Carly Marrs of North Tonawanda is facing charges after her vehicle struck and killed two teens last month on Wheatfield's Shawnee Road, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office announced Saturday.
Grand Island: Conservatives meet candidates
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 01:40 pm
The Conservative Committee of Grand Island hosted a meeting at Say Cheese Pizza Co. on Love Road on Sept. 1. The event was an opportunity for Conservative Party members to meet candidates in the Sept. 13 primary and ask questions.
NT 'Healing Field' honors those who have served, victims and first responders of 9/11
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 01:25 pm
To mark the 15th anniversary of the tragedy that shook the U.S. on Sept. 11, 2001, hundreds of people paid their respects to victims and first responders, as well other servicemen and women, during North Tonawanda's first "Healing Field" event at Gratwick Riverside Park.
A Peach Queen is named
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 08:00 am
For the second year in a row, rain threatened to mar the Peach Queen Pageant finals at the Niagara County Peach Festival. Fortunately, the final round went off as planned, with the finalists on stage at Academy Park.
'The Chew' co-hosts rise to the challenges during #dareweek
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 07:00 am
All this week on ABC's Emmy Award-winning "The Chew" co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Clinton Kelly, Daphne Oz and Carla Hall test their mettle in feats of derring-do. Every day, one co-host will take on a dare proposed by our viewers who submitted their ideas online.
HAL explores Niagara Gorge at September meeting
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 07:00 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston's September program is titled "The Niagara Gorge and its 12,000 Year Story." The presentation will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah Fellowship Hall, 915 Oneida St., Lewiston.
Wishes for a Warrior to support Mary Dunbar-Daluisio
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 07:00 am
Fuccillo Automotive Group will host Wishes for a Warrior, a fundraiser for Mary Dunbar-Daluisio, from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Radisson Niagara Grand Island, 100 Whitehaven Road.
GI Professional Women's Chapter to meet, present scholarship
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 07:00 am
The Grand Island Professional Women's Chapter, New York State Women Inc., will present its new scholarship at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Ellden's Grill & Banquet at River Oaks, 201 Whitehaven Road.
Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission to host third annual banquet of hope
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission will host its third annual fundraising banquet to celebrate and support the work it's accomplished.
At the Peach Festival
Sun, Sep 11th 2016 01:55 pm
Here are some images from the first two days of the 59th annual Niagara County Peach Festival. Despite some rain, the Lewiston Kiwanis Club fundraiser had steady crowds.
Peach Festival 'Taste Off' winners announced
Sat, Sep 10th 2016 06:40 pm
Saturday afternoon featured one of the 59th annual Niagara County Peach Festival's highlight events: the peach recipe "Taste Off." Children and adults competed together on the Academy Park bandshell stage, making everything from pies and cakes to trifles and savory dishes.
Seth Swirsky talks new album, making singable songs
Sat, Sep 10th 2016 02:55 pm
About every three years, award-winning pop singer/songwriter Seth Swirsky treats fans to a core piece of his unrelenting talent as a true pop recording artist. This year, he's back with the emotionally compelling project "Circles and Squares," which released Aug. 19.
Crean named director of World Junior Championship
Sat, Sep 10th 2016 11:35 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced Friday that Rob Crean was named director of World Junior Championship for the organization. In his new role, Crean will oversee the day-to-day operations of the IIHF World Junior Championship, taking place in Buffalo from Dec. 26, 2017, to Jan. 6, 2018.
Assemblyman Ceretto to pause campaign to honor victims of 9/11
Sat, Sep 10th 2016 11:35 am
"On Sunday, Sept. 11, I will be pausing my campaign to reflect on the tragedy our nation experienced 15 years ago. This is not a time for politics; it's a time for remembrance."
ECC announces webpage, admissions assistance for WNY's displaced ITT students
Sat, Sep 10th 2016 11:30 am
In order to aid the nearly 300 Western New York students displaced by the recent nationwide closing of ITT Technical Institute and its Getzville location, SUNY Erie Community College will offer additional admissions assistance for those looking to continue their college education through ECC programs similar to those at ITT.
'Paladino Plaza': Village talks SEQR, sets traffic study public hearing
Sat, Sep 10th 2016 08:00 am
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston took no action Tuesday on the State Environmental Quality Review Act process related to Ellicott Development's intent to build a 4.1-acre mixed-use plaza on Center, North Eighth and Onondaga streets. They did schedule a public hearing for 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, to review the traffic study prepared by SRF Associates for Ellicott Development.
Mermaid Fest benefits food pantry
Sat, Sep 10th 2016 08:00 am
The second annual Youngstown Mermaids of the Mighty Niagara Festival raised $3,695.77 for the Ransomville-based Care-N-Share Food Pantry.