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Calling all artists to YMCA Turkey Trot T-shirt design
Sat, Sep 13th 2014 08:45 am
YMCA Buffalo Niagara has launched the third annual YMCA Turkey Trot T-Shirt Design Contest for the 119th running of the race.
Meeting set on Cobblestone Creek
Sat, Sep 13th 2014 08:45 am
With protests by residents near the proposed Cobblestone Creek development off Errick Road growing, the developer Rosal Homes has asked for a public information meeting.
Become famous at Starpoint
Sat, Sep 13th 2014 08:45 am
The Starpoint Central School District is accepting nominations for both the Academic Wall of Fame and Sports Wall of Fame for the 2014-15 school year.
Mother files grievance over sports accommodations for students with disabilities
Sat, Sep 13th 2014 08:45 am
A Town of Niagara mother has filed a grievance with the Niagara-Wheatfield School District over alleged discrimination against her son, a child with a disability.
Hearing set on removal of Love Canal waste
Sat, Sep 13th 2014 08:40 am
The State Department of Environmental Conservation will conduct a public availability session on Sept. 29 in Wheatfield on cleanup of old Love Canal material found at an inactive dumpsite off Niagara Falls Boulevard.
Picnic with Faith Community
Sat, Sep 13th 2014 08:00 am
Faith Community Church is hosting its annual picnic from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, on its grounds at 3520 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
Tom Bergeron, Lara Spencer, Ali Larter and Craig Ferguson stop by 'The Chew'
Fri, Sep 12th 2014 05:00 pm
It's a star-studded week of guests at ABC's "The Chew" when Tom Bergeron (ABC's "Dancing with the Stars"); Lara Spencer ("ABC's "Good Morning America"); Ali Larter ("Legends") and Craig Ferguson ("The Late Show with Craig Ferguson) stop by to cook up some fun in the kitchen.
Sabres: Season kick-off luncheon announced
Fri, Sep 12th 2014 05:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team's season kick-off luncheon will take place in October. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Buffalo Sabres Foundation.
Niagara County Community College announces scholarship gala co-chairs
Fri, Sep 12th 2014 05:00 pm
NCCC Foundation board of directors member and president of DiCamillo Bakery, David DiCamillo and his wife, Monica, have been named the co-chairs of the 24th annual Niagara County Community College Foundation Scholarship Gala.
The Australian Pink Floyd Show comes to Buffalo
Fri, Sep 12th 2014 05:00 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents The Australian Pink Floyd Show Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now.
Individual tickets for Sabres' 2014-15 season on sale tomorrow
Fri, Sep 12th 2014 05:00 pm
Individual tickets for the Buffalo Sabres' 2014-15 season will go on sale to the general public tomorrow at 9 a.m.
Lorrie Morgan, Deana Martin celebrate the holidays at Seneca Resorts & Casinos
Fri, Sep 12th 2014 05:00 pm
Seneca Resorts & Casinos will get in the holiday spirit with five days of holiday concerts at each of its events centers this December. And with tickets starting at $10, the performances will not only be festive, but also very affordable.
BRI-NK Foundation lecture on Terrapin Tower
Fri, Sep 12th 2014 05:00 pm
BRI-NK Foundation will present a lecture on Terrapin Tower - a 19th century monument - at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, in the Earl Bridges Library, 1425 Main St., Niagara Falls (second floor auditorium).
'Dancing with the Stars' returns with special two-night premiere
Fri, Sep 12th 2014 05:00 pm
"Dancing with the Stars" is back with an all-new celebrity cast and fresh show format. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere Monday and a one-hour episode Tuesday.
Welcome to Lewiston, Ever After
Fri, Sep 12th 2014 04:30 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday for Angel to Apple Clothing & Shoe Boutique owner Jamie Symmonds, who recently opened Ever After Consignment Boutique at 402 Center St. (Grandpaws Pet Emporium Plaza).
Plentiful Partnership of Niagara's 'Glean Team' strikes again
Thu, Sep 11th 2014 07:05 pm
Conditions were ideal for Plentiful Partnership of Niagara, a program of Cornell Cooperative Extension Niagara, to field glean at Tom Tower's Farm. Fifty-five bushels of tomatoes (2,750 pounds) were gleaned (picked) by 21 "Glean Team" volunteers and distributed by Plentiful Partnership of Niagara to area food pantries and soup kitchens.
Hospice 'Remembrance Celebration' slated for Sept. 25
Thu, Sep 11th 2014 07:00 pm
Niagara Hospice families, volunteers and staff will remember those they have served with a very special "Remembrance Celebration" at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25. The event will be held in memory of Niagara Hospice patients who passed from July 1-Dec. 31, 2013.
Announcing 'AT&T Western New York Civic App Challenge'
Thu, Sep 11th 2014 07:00 pm
University at Buffalo, State University of New York at Fredonia, Z80 Labs, InfoTech Niagara, Launch NY, United Way and Hack Upstate partner with AT&T to launch contest challenging developers to create smartphone apps that will serve the community.
Buffalo: First Niagara provides $12 million in financing for Apartments @ the Hub
Thu, Sep 11th 2014 07:00 pm
First Niagara Financial Group will provide $12 million in financing through a $7.2 million construction loan and $4.8 million historic tax credit equity investment for Schneider Development's latest residential real estate project, Apartments @ the Hub.
Niagara University launching poverty-focused social entrepreneurship program
Thu, Sep 11th 2014 07:00 pm
Niagara University is launching a poverty-focused social entrepreneurship program that aims to address some of the most significant problems facing Niagara Falls-area residents.
State Parks, DOT host session on historic bridge
Thu, Sep 11th 2014 07:00 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation have announced a public information meeting will be held to discuss the proposed rehabilitation/replacement of the American Falls Bridges, which connect Niagara Falls, Green Island and Goat Island within Niagara Falls State Park in the City of Niagara Falls.
Tim Tebow joins 'Good Morning America' as contributor
Thu, Sep 11th 2014 06:25 pm
ESPN and SEC Network analyst Tim Tebow is joining "Good Morning America" as a contributor beginning Monday, Sept. 15, ABC News announced today.
Dogs and harmful algal blooms: New York Sea Grant brochure alerts pet owners of potentially lethal toxins
Thu, Sep 11th 2014 06:20 pm
New York Sea Grant has announced the publication of "Dogs and Harmful Algal Blooms." Harmful algal blooms, especially in the state's fresh water, are overgrowths of cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) that cause water quality problems in lakes and ponds, including the occasional production of potent toxins. These toxins can poison people, household pets, waterfowl and livestock.
'Thank You October': UB spending evening with Esperanza Spalding
Thu, Sep 11th 2014 06:20 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, hosts "An Evening with Esperanza Spalding - Thank You October" Thursday, Oct. 9, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now.
Buffalo Sabres: 2014 training camp opens Sept. 18
Thu, Sep 11th 2014 06:20 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team will open its training camp Thursday, Sept. 18, when veteran players are expected to report for testing and physicals. Beginning Friday, Sept. 19, the team's practice sessions at First Niagara Center will be open to the public.
'Sunday Night Football' presents first NFL regular season game at Levi's Stadium
Thu, Sep 11th 2014 06:20 pm
Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears (0-1) travel to Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, to take on Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers (1-0) on "Sunday Night Football," in the first NFL regular-season game at Levi's Stadium. Coverage begins with "Football Night in America" at 7 p.m. ET on NBC.
Ed Sheeran, Jennifer Hudson, Lenny Kravitz, Pitbull and Train perform on 'America's Got Talent' finale
Thu, Sep 11th 2014 06:05 pm
"America's Got Talent" concludes with a star-studded finale Sept. 17 at a special time, 8 p.m., on NBC. The show will feature performances by critically acclaimed singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran, Grammy Award-winning songstress Jennifer Hudson, veteran rock musician Lenny Kravitz, global sensation Pitbull featuring the Rockettes, and alternative rock band Train.
Public art installation encourages visitors to share their thoughts on Old Falls Street
Wed, Sep 10th 2014 12:55 pm
A public art installation has been added to Old Falls Street's middle block in downtown Niagara Falls. Guests and passersby are encouraged to leave their thoughts on the "Before I Die..." chalkboard wall as part of an international art initiative developed by American artist Candy Chang.
Seneca Allegany Events Center to host 15th anniversary Native American Music Awards show
Wed, Sep 10th 2014 12:55 pm
Seneca Resorts & Casinos will once again host the world's first official and largest awards show for Native American music initiatives, the Native American Music Award, at the Seneca Allegany Events Center Friday, Nov. 14.
Shop MA-MA Sales
Wed, Sep 10th 2014 12:55 pm
MA-MA Sales is hosting its seasonal consignment event next weekend at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls. The sale will run from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Friday and Sunday, and from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Sunday at 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls.
Western New York Power Proceeds Allocation Board recommends $1 million in funding for WNY projects
Wed, Sep 10th 2014 12:55 pm
The Western New York Power Proceeds Allocation Board has recommended $1 million in funding to four Western New York enterprises: City Labs Inc., Cobey Inc., Higher One Inc. and the WNY Women's Foundation Inc. In total, the latest projects recommended for funding awards are expected to create 158 jobs, result in investments by project applicants of more than $14 million, and ensure the long-term economic success of entities in Western New York.

The recommendations are expected to be considered by the New York Power Authority board of trustees at its Oct. 15 board meeting.

Echosmith performs Gold single 'Cool Kids' on 'Today'
Wed, Sep 10th 2014 12:55 pm
2014's breakout alt-pop band Echosmith performed their hit single "Cool Kids" live on NBC's "Today" this morning. Find the full performance here:
Castellani to open new exhibition by Buffalo artist alexandra spaulding
Wed, Sep 10th 2014 12:50 pm
The latest exhibition in the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University's TopSpin Series opens this Sunday with "alexandra spaulding: the one that I've kept closest." An opening reception is set for 2-4 p.m. with an artist talk at 3 p.m.
LehrerDance at UB
Wed, Sep 10th 2014 12:50 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, will present LehrerDance Saturday, Oct. 4, at 8 p.m., in the Mainstage Theatre, located at the Center for the Arts (North Campus). The performance is sponsored by M&T Bank. There will be a pre-performance talk at 7:15 p.m.
Niagara University continues climb up U.S. News Rankings
Wed, Sep 10th 2014 12:50 pm
Niagara University is a high-value educational institution on the rise that serves military veterans well, according to rankings released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report.
Five-Time Tony Award nominee Kelli O'Hara to portray Mrs. Darling on NBC's 'Peter Pan Live!'
Wed, Sep 10th 2014 12:50 pm
Five-time Tony Award nominee Kelli O'Hara, who has become the toast of Broadway musical theater with a startling string of hits that have wowed audiences and critics alike, has been cast in NBC's anticipated Dec. 4 telecast of "Peter Pan Live!" She will portray Mrs. Darling, the wife of George Darling and mother of the Darling children: Wendy, John and Michael.
'NFL Kickoff,' debut of Sunday Night Football on NBC rank as No. 1, No. 2 primetime shows for week
Wed, Sep 10th 2014 12:50 pm
NBC averaged 25.3 million viewers for two "NFL Kickoff" weekend games - Seattle's 36-16 win over Green Bay on Thursday, and Denver's 31-24 victory over Indianapolis on the debut of "Sunday Night Football" - which ranked as primetime television's two most-watched programs last week, according to official national data released by The Nielsen Company.
Fall foliage forecast: Exceptional year in the offing for Northeast
Wed, Sep 10th 2014 07:00 am
AccuWeather reports leaf-peepers, get set: Experts say the summer season has set the stage for potentially exceptional fall colors in the Northeast, though the weather through mid-October will ultimately determine how stellar of a display will emerge.
Memorial Medical Center announces Premier 2015 co-chairs
Wed, Sep 10th 2014 07:00 am
Christin and Dr. Venkat Kolli and Gary and Francine Hall have been named co-chairs of the 2015 Premier, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's annual black-tie dinner and entertainment gala.
Town of Lewiston: Garfinkel tops Cecconi in clerk's race
Tue, Sep 9th 2014 10:25 pm
Acting Town of Lewiston Clerk Donna Garfinkel defeated challenger Regina Cecconi in Tuesday's Republican Party primary election. Garfinkel was the top vote-getter at all five polling places en route to a 435-275 victory.