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Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission holds annual fundraiser
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 04:00 pm
The Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission held its third annual fundraising banquet Sept. 29 at Antonio's Banquet and Conference Center.
Botanical Garden tree nursery moves to new home
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 03:55 pm
The Botanical Garden tree nursery officially moved to its new home on the grounds of the North Tonawanda Wastewater Treatment Plant on Saturday.
Burlington opens new location on Military Road
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 03:55 pm
Burlington Stores, a national off-price retailer, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new, 41,737-square-foot store in the Town of Niagara on Friday, Sept. 30.
Town of Wheatfield: Tentative '17 budget slightly under tax cap
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 03:50 pm
The Wheatfield Town Board revealed its 2017 tentative budget Monday night, which is $12,891,408, showing an increase of $88,791 from the 2016 adopted plan.
FOX and 'The Simpsons' announce first-of-its-kind virtual reality TV experience
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 07:05 pm
Fox Broadcasting Co. and "The Simpsons" worked closely with the Google Spotlight Stories team to create a special virtual reality experience for "The Simpsons" couch gag, "Planet of the Couches," in the milestone 600th episode of the animated series. The all-new "Treehouse of Horror XXVII" airs Sunday, Oct. 16 (8-8:31 p.m. ET/PT), on FOX.
Niagara County Department of Health investigating reports possibly associated with Mighty Taco
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 05:25 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health is currently investigating reports of illness possibly associated with Mighty Taco restaurants.
First Niagara-KeyBank conversion information
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 04:50 pm
First Niagara branches are about to officially transition to become KeyBank.
9 remaining celebrities commemorate their 'most memorable year' on 'Dancing with the Stars'
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 02:30 pm
The nine remaining celebrities will set out to leave a lasting impression with their dances as they commemorate their most memorable year, on "Dancing with the Stars," live, Monday, Oct. 10 (8-10:01 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.
Sabres send six players to Rochester
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 02:25 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team released six players from its training camp roster.
Town of Niagara 2017 tentative budget with slight raise in property taxes
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 02:25 pm
The Town of Niagara Supervisor Lee S. Wallace announced Wednesday the town's overall tentative budget is $8,746,981, of which the total amount to be raised by taxes is $1,940,816.
UB sports law expert: Supreme Court's O'Bannon ruling another step toward changing how college athletes are compensated
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 02:20 pm
This week's U.S. Supreme Court decision not to hear appeals in the O'Bannon v. NCAA case concerning the treatment of college athletes is another sign the NCAA must abide by federal antitrust laws when implementing rules about the ability of athletes to earn compensation, a University at Buffalo School of Law expert said Thursday.
Tower Foundation supports Mount St. Mary's Neighborhood Health Center's behavioral health screening program
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 02:20 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation has been selected to receive a $190,000 grant from the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation to support behavioral health screening services for pediatric and OB/GYN patients at the Mount St. Mary's Neighborhood Health Center in the City of Niagara Falls.
Public comment period for proposed changes to freshwater fishing regulations extended
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 02:20 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced the time period that DEC will accept comments on proposed changes to freshwater fishing regulations has been extended. Comments will now be accepted through Nov. 11.
Longest-running Niagara Hospice fundraiser celebrates 26 years
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 02:20 pm
Niagara Hospice will celebrate the 26th anniversary of its longest-running fundraiser, "Cocktails and CA$H," at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21. The event will be held at the Cambria Volunteer Fire Co., 4631 Cambria Wilson Road, Lockport. It is presented by the Niagara Hospice board of directors.
Anderson, Rabin & Wakeman (ARW) at UB Center for the Arts
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 07:00 am
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo presents Anderson, Rabin & Wakeman (ARW) at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2. Tickets ($55 to $85) and are on sale now.
Erie County senior services schedules two hearings on plans for aging services
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 07:00 am
The Erie County Department of Senior Services has announced it will hold two public hearings to provide residents with an opportunity to comment on needs and concerns of Erie County's older adults and their caregivers.
Look Good Feel Better program helps women overcome side effects of cancer treatment
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 07:00 am
Look Good Feel Better, a free national public service program for women who are undergoing cancer treatment, will be offered to female cancer patients on Monday, Oct. 17, from 6 -8 p.m. in the HSBC Community Room at The Heart Center of Niagara, 571 10th St.
Take advantage of free paper shredding at BBB's annual 'Secure Your ID Day'
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 07:00 am
In 2015, 13.1 million Americans reported they were victim of identity fraud.
Ortt delivers a total of $80,000 to area BOCES & Cornell Cooperative
Wed, Oct 5th 2016 05:35 pm
During a ceremonial check presentation on Wednesday, New York State Sen. Rob Ortt delivered a total of $80,000 in state funding to support educational programs, services and projects throughout Niagara, Orleans and Monroe counties.
Traveler advisory: LaSalle Expressway
Wed, Oct 5th 2016 05:25 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation has announced a ramp closure is scheduled to occur on the LaSalle Expressway in the City of Niagara Falls as a part of the project to re-pave a portion of the LaSalle Expressway.
Next presidential debate to air live on big screen at Regal Cinemas
Wed, Oct 5th 2016 04:55 pm
Don't debate at home - watch the presidential debate at one of 206 select Regal Cinemas locations.
The Niagara Area Foundation now accepting grant applications
Wed, Oct 5th 2016 04:35 pm
The Niagara Area Foundation, a geographic division of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, is now accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations for the 2016 grant cycle.
Aaron Rodgers & Green Bay Packers host Eli Manning & New York Giants on NBC's 'Sunday Night Football'
Wed, Oct 5th 2016 04:20 pm
NBC Sports continues its presentation of "Sunday Night Football" this week as Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers host Eli Manning and the New York Giants at historic Lambeau Field in Green Bay. Coverage begins with "Football Night in America" at 7 p.m. ET.
Bills, Sabres join UB to celebrate 'One Buffalo Day'
Wed, Oct 5th 2016 04:15 pm
The State University of New York at Buffalo, in partnership with Pegula Sports and Entertainment, will celebrate "One Buffalo Day" on Saturday, Oct. 8, when the UB Bulls host Kent State at 3:30 p.m. at UB Stadium.
Community advocate, Lewiston champion Mamie Simonson passes away
Wed, Oct 5th 2016 12:30 pm
Mamie C. (Maroon) Simonson, age 87, of Lewiston, passed away at home on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016.
NBC's 'The Voice' welcomes music superstars Faith Hill and Tim McGraw as season 11 key advisers
Wed, Oct 5th 2016 09:45 am
Award-winning music superstars Faith Hill and Tim McGraw will join "The Voice" in October as key advisers as NBC's three-time Emmy Award-winning musical-competition series rolls on.
Elderwood becomes presenting sponsor of BPO's 'Coffee Concert Series'
Wed, Oct 5th 2016 09:40 am
Another Western New York company has joined forces with the Buffalo Philharmonic to provide support for music in the community.
Western New York Regional Economic Development Council submits 2016 progress report
Wed, Oct 5th 2016 09:35 am
The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council has submitted its 2016 progress report - titled "A Strategy for Prosperity" - to New York state.
Deadlines approach for Arts Services Initiative of WNY grants
Wed, Oct 5th 2016 09:35 am
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York announced a "last call" for several of its grant programs.
Grand Island gym to host health fair Oct. 7
Wed, Oct 5th 2016 09:30 am
The Grand Island Medically Oriented Gym (MOG) is inviting Western New Yorkers to its first health fair, from 3-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7.
DA Flaherty has Erie County Hall lit in purple for Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Tue, Oct 4th 2016 06:55 pm
Acting Erie County District Attorney Michael J. Flaherty Jr. announced Erie County Hall will be illuminated in the color purple to "Shine the Light on Domestic Violence" throughout the month of October.
AAF Buffalo names new executive committee; announces 2016-17 board of directors
Tue, Oct 4th 2016 06:55 pm
AAF Buffalo, the local chapter of the American Advertising Federation, has announced its 2016-17 board of directors, including a new executive committee.
16 finalists will pitch live in Buffalo for shot at $1 million grand prize
Tue, Oct 4th 2016 06:50 pm
On Monday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the 16 finalists for 43North - a $5 million competition designed to encourage entrepreneurs with high growth potential to compete for enterprise funding in Western New York.
'The Voice' completes blind auditions as coaches ready their 48 artists for 'Battle Rounds'
Tue, Oct 4th 2016 06:45 pm
Coaches from NBC's three-time 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.
Buffalo Sabres recall 5 from Rochester
Tue, Oct 4th 2016 06:25 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled forwards Justin Bailey, Daniel Catenacci, Jean Dupuy and Cole Schneider, and defenseman Brady Austin from the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Dolly Parton to receive Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award at 50th Annual CMA Awards
Tue, Oct 4th 2016 06:25 pm
Dolly Parton will be the 2016 recipient of the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award, which will be presented during The 50th Annual CMA Awards, airing live from Nashville on Wednesday, Nov. 2 (8 p.m. ET), on the ABC Television Network.
NBC's 'Timeless' is a big, fun, action-packed trek through history
Tue, Oct 4th 2016 05:35 pm
When the overnight TV ratings were released Tuesday, the debut of NBC's "Timeless" nearly doubled the audience of ABC's rookie serial "Conviction."
'Paladino Plaza' SEQR: Lewiston tables declaration in order to review BCP, fire company comments
Tue, Oct 4th 2016 03:20 pm
Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano said Monday there's no point in rushing, and he and the Board of Trustees tabled a vote on the State Environmental Quality Review of Ellicott Development's proposed plaza.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital board of associates hosts annual pancake breakfast
Tue, Oct 4th 2016 07:00 am
The board of associates of Mount St. Mary's Hospital is sponsoring its annual Tony Guthrie Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, at Lewiston No. 1 Volunteer Fire Co. firehall on North Sixth Street in the Village of Lewiston.
St. Francis Guild's 36th annual Pink Elephant Luncheon and Auction set for Oct. 22
Mon, Oct 3rd 2016 03:00 pm
The St. Francis Guild of Mount St. Mary's Hospital will hold its 36th annual Pink Elephant Luncheon and Auction Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Niagara Falls Country Club, 505 Mountain View Drive, Lewiston.