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Local hero added to Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Albany
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 05:20 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto announced today local hero Thomas J. Burley was added to the Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Albany by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Burley was a firefighter with the Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co. who passed away while performing his duties.
'Arrow,' 'Flash' start strong at CW
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 05:20 pm
The third season premiere of "Arrow" (8 p.m. Wednesday) was right on target for The CW, up 13 percent in adults 18-34 (0.9/4), 11 percent in adults 18-49 (1.0/3), and 2 percent in total viewers (2.79 million) versus last season's debut, according to preliminary Live Plus Same Day Nielsen ratings.
Fleetwood Mac to perform at First Niagara Center
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 05:00 pm
Rock legends Fleetwood Mac have confirmed they will be adding at least 28 more dates to their "On With The Show tour," including a stop at First Niagara Center in Buffalo Saturday, Jan. 31.
Learn and Serve Niagara celebrates 20 years of service learning
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 11:50 am
Learn and Serve Niagara, Niagara University's flagship service-learning program, celebrated its 20th anniversary Tuesday in the Castellani Art Museum.
First Niagara partners with the Massachusetts Avenue Project's 'Growing Green' youth program
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 11:50 am
The First Niagara Foundation and the Massachusetts Avenue Project Inc. are partnering to provide the "Growing Green" youth development and urban agriculture program designed to increase access to healthy foods in Buffalo.
Heart of Niagara at Boulevard Mall with Buffy, Butch and Violet
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 11:45 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at the Sears courtyard inside the Boulevard Mall, corner Niagara Falls Boulevard and Maple Road, Amherst.
Community Missions: It's auction time
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 11:40 am
Community Missions will hold its annual Antiques and Fine Arts Auction Nov. 9 at the First Presbyterian Church in Youngstown. Viewing will begin at 12:15 p.m., with the auction starting at 1 p.m. There also will be an international sampling of luncheon hors d'oeuvres.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital plans for 7th annual Conference on Healthcare for Women
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 11:40 am
Mount St. Mary's Hospital will host the seventh annual "Conference on Healthcare for Women - For All Generations" to raise awareness among women in the local community on a wide array of issues and actions that can help improve their health.
'Madd Hatter Murder Mystery' on Niagara Wine Trail
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 11:40 am
The Niagara Wine Trail is looking for sleuths to solve a murder mystery. Celebrate Halloween with the trail's annual "Hallowine Murder Mystery" weekend. This year's event, "Madd Hatter Murder Mystery," will be held Oct. 17-19.
Old Fort Niagara: 'Haunted Fortress' brings ghost stories to life
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 11:40 am
What's the most famous ghost story in Western New York? It's a tough question in a region that is rich in supernatural lore. Among the best-known stories is certainly the tale of the headless ghost who reputedly haunts Old Fort Niagara's French Castle.
'Like' us on Facebook, enter to win a $50 gift certificate
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 10:35 am
Do you like what you read each week in the Niagara-Wheatfield Tribune, Lewiston-Porter Sentinel and Island Dispatch and online at www.wnypapers.com? Then "Like" us on Facebook!
Enter to win our pumpkin-carving contest
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 10:35 am
October is the time of year when children and families artfully decorate pumpkins, and display these works for friends and neighbors. Now, your most decorative, scariest, funniest or kookiest pumpkin designs can win you one of three great prizes in the Niagara Frontier Publications pumpkin-carving contest.
NFL owners approve Buffalo Bills sale to Pegulas
Wed, Oct 8th 2014 08:50 am
All 32 NFL owners approved the sale of the Buffalo Bills from the family of the late Ralph C. Wilson to Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula shortly before 9 a.m. Wednesday.
Lighthouse welcomes Dan Macaulay
Wed, Oct 8th 2014 07:00 am
Dan Macaulay debuts Saturday at The Lighthouse Café, 555 Davison Road, Lockport. The concert begins at 7 p.m.
Phallen investigation continues
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 05:30 pm
The Town of Lewiston Police Department and the New York State Police continue to investigate the case against Iver Jay Phallen.
TNT gets 'Grimm;' Drama network lands exclusive cable rights, starting in early 2015
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 04:55 pm
"Grimm" is coming to TNT. The top-rated drama network has closed a deal with NBCUniversal Television & New Media Distribution that gives TNT exclusive off-net cable rights to the hit series.
'The Voice' completes blind auditions as coaches ready their 48 artists for 'Battle Rounds'
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 04:55 pm
Coaches from NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice" have each selected their 12-member teams that will advance to the "Battle Rounds" phase of the competition.
United Way of Greater Niagara announces 'Zero donation' campaign goal
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 04:55 pm
With a renewed community impact strategy in place, United Way of Greater Niagara announced its "Zero donation" campaign goal for the 2014 community care campaign. Instead, leaders announced an "investment" campaign goal of $1.275 million, the organization's largest fundraising effort.
'Star Wars Rebels' scores on Disney Channel and Disney XD
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 04:55 pm
The epic intergalactic adventure "Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion" - a television movie - delivered 6.5-million viewers in its premieres on Disney Channel and Disney XD around the world. In its U.S. premiere Friday (9 p.m.) on Disney Channel, it delivered 2.7 million total viewers and 1.3 million kids age 2-11, 918,000 kids age 6-11, 762,000 boys age 2-11 and 527,000 boys age 6-11.
Greater Niagara FCU donates $1,000 to Child Advocacy Center of Niagara
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 04:55 pm
Greater Niagara Federal Credit Union President and CEO Carolyn DuBois, right, presented a check for $1,000 to Laura Kelemen, executive director of the Child Advocacy Center of Niagara.
FASNY reminds New Yorkers of Fire Prevention Week
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 04:00 pm
In observance of both National Fire Prevention Month and National Fire Prevention Week, the Firemen's Association of the State of New York is asking New Yorkers to remember and re-learn basic fire safety rules that can help save lives.
NCIDA to vote on application for assistance for former Summit Park Mall
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 03:55 pm
The Niagara County Industrial Development Agency board of directors will vote on an application for assistance from the Summit Outlets LP at its 9 a.m. board meeting Wednesday.
Brian Gionta named Buffalo Sabres captain
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 03:55 pm
Buffalo Sabres head coach Ted Nolan today announced he named forward Brian Gionta team captain. Nolan also announced he has selected defenseman Josh Gorges and forward Matt Moulson as the team's alternate captains.
CMA Awards adds Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 03:55 pm
Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw have been added to the list of performers for the 48th Annual CMA Awards, which airs live on ABC Wednesday, Nov. 5 (9 p.m. ET), from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.
Competitors face the heat in new Food Network series 'Kitchen Inferno'
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 03:55 pm
Host Curtis Stone turns up the heat in new Food Network primetime culinary competition "Kitchen Inferno," premiering Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
Buddy Guy to perform at UB Center for the Arts
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 03:55 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, will present Buddy Guy at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in the Mainstage Theatre, located at the Center for the Arts, North Campus. Tickets, priced at $49 and $39, go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.
Buffalo Sabres assign Dalpe, Grigorenko to Rochester
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 03:50 pm
The Buffalo Sabres assigned forwards Zac Dalpe (pending waivers) and Mikhail Grigorenko to the Rochester Americans of the AHL.
Tragically Hip headed to Buffalo
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 03:30 pm
Western New York's favorite band is returning next spring.
Laurie Berkner is on tour for the holidays and headed to North Tonawanda
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 03:25 pm
Children's music superstar and preschool television favorite Laurie Berkner is having a busy fall, with both solo and Laurie Berkner Band holiday shows scheduled for November and December, preceded by the October release of her ninth album, a compilation of greatest hits titled "The Ultimate Laurie Berkner Band Collection."
Village of Lewiston appoints new clerk
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 11:05 am
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees appointed a new clerk/treasurer Monday following an executive session to discuss the open position.
New look to NFP website
Mon, Oct 6th 2014 04:40 pm
Thanks for your patience as we transition into our new look! As we complete the switch, feel free to read our news stories and look at our photo galleries.
'The Voice': Meet week two standouts Katriz Trinidad, Jean Kelley and Mia Pfirrman
Mon, Oct 6th 2014 02:10 pm
Season seven of NBC's "The Voice" started to ramp up in week two with solid performances from a trio of singers who could win the competition.
Original Pizza Logs coming to First Niagara Center
Mon, Oct 6th 2014 11:15 am
The Buffalo Sabres and Finger Food Products Inc. have announced a partnership that will bring Original Pizza Logs to First Niagara Center for Sabres games in the 2014-15 season.
GCC supports domestic violence awareness
Mon, Oct 6th 2014 11:15 am
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and on Wednesday, Oct. 15, all seven campus locations of Genesee Community College are taking part in a one-day project to shine the light on domestic violence through a number of purple-themed initiatives.
NU Theatre presents Tony-Award-winning 'Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street'
Mon, Oct 6th 2014 11:15 am
Just perfect for the dark nights of autumn, from Nov. 6-16, NU Theatre presents "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler.
John Legend, The Beach Boys, Smokey Robinson to perform at Fallsview Casino
Mon, Oct 6th 2014 11:00 am
Three of the music industry's most innovative artists are headed to Fallsview Casino in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.
Livia Satterfield shares Operation Christmas Child story of hope
Mon, Oct 6th 2014 10:10 am
Former Romanian orphan Livia Satterfield shared her story of redemption Saturday and Sunday with Western New York church and youth groups.
Sexual abuse arrest: Police broadening investigation of Iver Phallen
Sat, Oct 4th 2014 08:00 am
The Lewiston Police Department and New York State Police are broadening their investigation into a kidnapping-sexual abuse complaint that thus far has led to the arrest of a Lewiston man on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges, with more charges possible as new complaints come in.
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation fundraiser at Salvatore's
Sat, Oct 4th 2014 07:00 am
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation announces its 2014 fundraiser to benefit JDRF programs. "Win for Diabetes - the 2014 Grapes & Hops Fall Fest" takes place 6:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, at Salvatore's Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road in Depew.
Buffalo Sabres announce 'Kids Day'
Sat, Oct 4th 2014 07:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres have announced the team will offer special ticket pricing for "Kids Day," sponsored by Perry's Ice Cream, for the team's game at 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, against the Anaheim Ducks.