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Town of Niagara Lions scholarship available
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 02:00 am
The Town of Niagara Lions Club, beginning its 62nd year of service to the community, announced the Lee Corra Scholarship Award is available for the 2015-16 school year.
Niagara-Wheatfield discusses music program
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 02:00 am
Teachers, students and members of the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District gathered in the Adult Learning Center at Niagara-Wheatfield High School Feb. 11 for a Board of Education meeting.
Jennifer Nettles, Anthony Anderson, Natalie Desselle Reid on ABC's 'The Chew'
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 01:45 am
On Monday, "The Chew" kicks-off the weeklong series "Chew Asked For It," where, throughout the week, co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz will answer viewer questions and help solve kitchen conundrums.
Everyone wins as celebrity chefs face off for healthy hearts at Tenth Street Café
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 01:45 am
Two of Niagara's best-known celebrity chefs proved you can make healthy pizza taste great Thursday during the "Heart Healthy Pizza Showdown" at Memorial Medical Center's Tenth Street Café.
Buffalo State named twice to 5+ Club for physics teacher prep
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 01:40 am
The Physics Teacher Education Coalition gave Buffalo State the 5+ Club Award for the number of highly qualified physics teachers who graduated from the college.
Collins announces 2015 Congressional Art Competition
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 01:40 am
Congressman Chris Collins released the following statement encouraging local high school students in New York's 27th district to participate in this year's Congressional Art Competition.
Buffalo Niagara Sales & Marketing Executives' Executive of the Year, Elite Sales & Marketing Awards Gala
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 01:40 am
The Buffalo Niagara Sales & Marketing Executives will honor Rocco Termini, president of Signature Development LLC, at BNSME's Elite Sales & Marketing Awards. He will receive the executive of the year award.
Meet the 'American Idol XIV' top 24 semifinalists
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 01:40 am
"American Idol" auditions came to a dramatic end Thursday, as judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. revealed their remaining picks for the top 24 semifinalists. It will now be up to America to vote for their favorites as the semifinalists head to Detroit for the first voting shows of the season.
OUN Easter plant pre-order deadline
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 01:40 am
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Floral Center and Greenhouse Easter floral sale orders are due by March 4. Pick-up March 20 and 21 in Wheatfield at 2510 Niagara Falls Blvd. Options include lilies, tropical houseplant baskets and fresh flower baskets.
'Sharknado' to wreak havoc again at Universal Orlando
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 01:35 am
Now Florida will know what it feels like to be hit by a "Sharknado."
Sabres game jerseys up for bids
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 01:35 am
The Buffalo Sabres will hold an online auction of the first set of the team's game-worn home and away jerseys from the 2014-15 season to benefit the Buffalo Sabres Foundation.
Zaccagnino serves with Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 4
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 01:35 am
Master-at-Arms 1st Class Joseph Zaccagnino, right, poses with Rear Adm. Richard Butler, commander of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 4 after being named CSG-4 Sailor of the Year for 2014.
Third annual Niagara Poverty Conference to focus on economic development
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 01:35 am
The third annual Poverty Conference, hosted by the Niagara County Coalition for Services to the Homeless, will take place Friday, March 13, at Niagara University's Dunleavy Hall.
Draft fisher management plan available for public review, comment
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 01:35 am
The 10-year draft fisher management plan is out for public review and comment through March 21, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced.
State, Niagara County leaders unite against costly mandates
Thu, Feb 19th 2015 07:05 am
Two members of Niagara County's state legislative delegation took time to meet with county lawmakers Tuesday to discuss local concerns about the impact of expensive mandates from Albany - and left vowing to work closely together to control costs and increase local say in the management of mandated state social programs.
Super Sunday XXXI scheduled for Feb. 23
Thu, Feb 19th 2015 07:00 am
Western New York's top high school hockey teams will face off for the 31st annual Super Sunday High School Club Hockey Championships, scheduled to occur Monday, Feb. 23, at First Niagara Center.
Foreigner to heat up Seneca Niagara Casino Saturday
Wed, Feb 18th 2015 04:55 pm
Foreigner gets, well, hot blooded, when thinking of the music fans in Western New York.
Overcoming e-waste problem
Wed, Feb 18th 2015 03:25 pm
Admit it: You have a stash of old electronic devices.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue at Walden Galleria Mall
Wed, Feb 18th 2015 03:20 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at Walden Galleria Mall.
Niagara University vice president named to 'Irish Education 100'
Wed, Feb 18th 2015 03:20 pm
The Rev. Kevin G. Creagh, C.M., Niagara University's vice president for university mission and ministry, has been named to the "Irish Education 100" by the Irish Voice newspaper.
Pints, pierogis and placek fundraiser for autism
Wed, Feb 18th 2015 03:20 pm
The Lewiston/Niagara-on-the-Lake Rotary Club, in coordination with The Autism Center at Women's and Children's Hospital in Buffalo and Historic Gadawski's Restaurant, will sponsor a fundraiser for the Autism Center.
Rescheduled Sabres-Rangers game slated for Friday
Wed, Feb 18th 2015 03:20 pm
The Buffalo Sabres will play the New York Rangers in a rescheduled game that was postponed from Nov. 21. The game is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. at First Niagara Center.
NCP and Aspire to thaw out at Aquarium of Niagara
Wed, Feb 18th 2015 03:20 pm
Niagara Cerebral Palsy and Aspire of WNY are taking a break from the cold. From 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, a night of after-hours fun will take place at the Aquarium of Niagara, 701 Whirlpool St., Niagara Falls.
Kennedy, Panepinto: WNY roads are crumbling, more funding needed
Wed, Feb 18th 2015 03:10 pm
Democrat Buffalo-based State Sens. Tim Kennedy and Marc Panepinto were joined by colleagues throughout the state, as they called today for a major increase in state funding for local road improvements in this year's budget, citing the effects of the harsh 2014-15 winter and New York's $5 billion one-time surplus.
Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee meeting, agenda announced
Wed, Feb 18th 2015 03:10 pm
The next meeting of the Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee will be held at noon Tuesday, Feb. 24, at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo.
Zinno wins televised WPT Fallsview Poker Classic, capturing second World Poker Tour title, $399,579
Wed, Feb 18th 2015 03:10 pm
Anthony Zinno captured his second World Poker Tour title in as many seasons Monday, topping a field of 419 players to win the $5,000 (Canadian) buy-in, televised WPT Fallsview Poker Classic.
Thursday's Sabres-Flyers puck drop moved to 8 p.m. on MSG
Wed, Feb 18th 2015 03:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres' game against the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday at Wells Fargo Center will now have a puck drop time of 8 p.m.
Kenny Albert to serve as blow-by-blow announcer for 'Premier Boxing Champions' on NBCSN
Wed, Feb 18th 2015 03:10 pm
Kenny Albert, one of the most versatile broadcasters in sports, will serve as blow-by-blow announcer for select "Premier Boxing Champions" shows on NBCSN, it was announced today.
Donald Trump crowns Leeza Gibbons as winner of NBC's 'The Celebrity Apprentice'
Tue, Feb 17th 2015 03:45 pm
In Monday's live finale, award-winning journalist, author and talk show host Geraldo Rivera faced off against best-selling author and television icon Leeza Gibbons in the boardroom conclusion held in New York City.
Greater New Haven Help Alliance earns $10,000 in First Niagara 'Mentoring Matters' grant giveaway
Tue, Feb 17th 2015 03:05 pm
The First Niagara Foundation today announced The Greater New Haven Help Alliance was selected by community members as the winner of a $10,000 grant through the 2015 First Niagara "Mentoring Matters" grant giveaway.
Kid Rock offers $20 ticket tour this summer in support of new album 'First Kiss'; legendary Foreigner to support on all dates
Tue, Feb 17th 2015 03:05 pm
Kid Rock, along with his trusted Twisted Brown Trucker Band, is announcing a full summer tour with very special guest Foreigner.
WBFO's 'Buffalo Blues Bash' returns to WNED ǀ WBFO April 25
Tue, Feb 17th 2015 03:00 pm
WNED ǀ WBFO Buffalo-Toronto has announced the WBFO's "Buffalo Blues Bash" will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 25, in the WNED ǀ WBFO studios.
Seneca Casinos to host table games dealer job fairs
Tue, Feb 17th 2015 03:00 pm
One of the most unique and exciting customer service jobs in Western New York - being a table games dealer - will be available for 65 people, as Seneca Resorts & Casinos will host two upcoming table games dealer job fairs.
Empire State College at Cheektowaga to hold information sessions
Tue, Feb 17th 2015 03:00 pm
State University of New York Empire State College will hold public information sessions about its associate and bachelor's degree programs at its Niagara Frontier Center, Appletree Business Park.
NBC celebrates 'Hockey Day In America,' 35th anniversary of 'Miracle On Ice'
Tue, Feb 17th 2015 03:00 pm
NBC Sports Group will celebrate hockey in the U.S. with "Hockey Day In America" coverage this Sunday from the site of one of the most influential hockey games in U.S. history, when NBC and NBCSN present a hockey tripleheader with studio coverage on-site from Lake Placid on the 35th anniversary of the 1980 "Miracle On Ice."
7th annual 'Penguin Days' amateur photo contest
Tue, Feb 17th 2015 03:00 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara is celebrating the 24th annual "Penguin Days" March 21-22 with a penguin photography contest.
NU students deliver Turkey Trot proceeds to Heart, Love & Soul
Tue, Feb 17th 2015 10:00 am
In November, Niagara University's Collegiate Entrepreneur Organization (C.E.O. Club) held its sixth annual Turkey Trot to help raise money for the Heart, Love and Soul soup kitchen and food pantry.
Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co. seeks support
Mon, Feb 16th 2015 04:50 pm
Your generosity during our "Drive for Life" campaign in previous years is greatly appreciated.
Lewiston Town Board takes new actions against Quasar
Mon, Feb 16th 2015 04:50 pm
Add Lewiston to the list of towns and municipalities that have taken or are considering new measures against the Quasar Energy Group of Ohio.
Planning underway for 2015 Great Contraption Race
Mon, Feb 16th 2015 04:45 pm
The second annual Great Contraption Race to benefit the It Happened to Alexa Foundation will take place Saturday morning, Aug. 1, starting from the Lewiston docks and continuing 6.2 miles downriver to Youngstown.