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Win a wedding giveaway
Sat, Feb 8th 2014 12:00 am
The Free Wedding Giveaway is being presented by Wedding Wire's 2014 Couples Choice Award Winners: The Rapids Theatre in Niagara Falls and Rich's Catering & Special Events.
Warm up with Bergholz chowder
Sat, Feb 8th 2014 12:00 am
The Bergholz Volunteer Fire Co. and Ladies Auxiliary's monthly chowder and baked goods sale begins at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the truck hall on Niagara Road in Bergholz.
Last chance for Adams breakfast
Sat, Feb 8th 2014 12:00 am
On Sunday, Feb 9, the Adams Volunteer Fire Co. will present its final all-you-can-eat farmers breakfast for the season.
Yes, it has been that cold
Sat, Feb 8th 2014 12:00 am
Though temperatures in the area warmed up a bit at the start of the month, ice fishing continued at Wilson Harbor.
Holster believed dropped accidentally at Starpoint
Sat, Feb 8th 2014 12:00 am
The Starpoint School District notified the Niagara County Sheriff's Office at 7 a.m. Wednesday morning that an empty ankle holster was located on school grounds, outside of the high school buildings.
Judge reserves decision in Richards case
Sat, Feb 8th 2014 12:00 am
Town of Niagara Supervisor Steve Richards made his open court appearance before the Hon. Christopher J. Burns in Buffalo's State Supreme Court in the midst of Wednesday morning's snowstorm. Burns reserved decision on motions made by Richards' lawyers until a later date.
Town of Niagara Police Blotter for Feb. 6, 2014
Sat, Feb 8th 2014 12:00 am
The following is a sampling of the 164 calls received by the Town of Niagara Police between Jan. 27 and Feb. 3.
Niagara Falls Bridge Commission elects officers
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:55 pm
The Niagara Falls Bridge Commission, the binational entity that owns and operates the Rainbow, Whirlpool Rapids and Lewiston-Queenston bridges between Canada and the U.S., recently elected its slate of officers for 2014 at its annual general meeting.
No Drones Niagara Rally planned outside base
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:55 pm
A rally will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the main entrance to the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station on Lockport Road by the No Drones Niagara group.
ABC, dick clark productions extend 'American Music Awards' and 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest' broadcast agreements
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:35 pm
ABC and dick clark productions have extended their broadcast agreements for the "American Music Awards" for nine years, and "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin Eve with Ryan Seacrest" for 10 years.
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr share memories of Ed Sullivan Theater with David Letterman
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:35 pm
In a rare joint interview, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr share with David Letterman their memories of The Beatles' historic "Ed Sullivan Show" appearances, the excitement of their 1964 U.S. debut, and their impressions of the Ed Sullivan Theater, on "The Beatles: The Night That Changed America - A Grammy Salute," Sunday, Feb. 9 (8 p.m.), on the CBS Television Network.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital staffers 'Go Red for Women'
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:30 pm
Several members of the cardiology staff of Mount St. Mary's took time out on Friday to show their spirit as part of "Go Red for Women" day at Mount St. Mary's Hospital.
Jay Leno wraps his 'Tonight Show' run with 14.6 million viewers, his biggest overall audience since 1998
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:20 pm
Jay Leno concluded his run as host of "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" Thursday by delivering the show's biggest overall audience in more than 15 years, since May 1998.
Sabres, Unyts team up for blood drive Feb. 10
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:20 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced they will partner with Unyts, Western New York's only organ, eye, tissue and community blood center, to host a blood drive Monday, Feb. 10. The blood drive will take place from 9 a.m. through 5 p.m. at First Niagara Center.
Maziarz, Ceretto support Dr. Walter Polka for state Board of Regents
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:20 pm
State Sen. George Maziarz, R-C-Newfane, and Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-I-Lewiston, today announced they are giving their full support to their constituent, Lewiston resident Dr. Walter S. Polka, in his effort to be chosen to serve on the New York State Board of Regents as an at-large member.
Niagara University president to hold town hall meeting with Niagara Falls community
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:20 pm
The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, will participate in a "town hall" meeting Thursday, Feb. 13, at 6 p.m. in the Governor's Room at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls (101 Old Falls St.).
Bonus night of Olympics coverage on NBC posts best Thursday primetime rating and viewership on any network since September
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:20 pm
Last night's bonus Sochi Winter Olympics coverage on NBC posted the highest average rating and viewership for Thursday primetime on any network in more than five months, according to live plus same day fast national data released today by The Nielsen Company.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. to promote nationally televised SHOWTIME boxing event at Turning Stone Resort Casino Feb. 28
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:00 pm
Floyd Mayweather Jr., the current light middleweight champion of the world, and considered by many to be the best pound-for-pound boxer of all time, will bring a night of world-class boxing to the Turning Stone Resort Casino Event Center Friday, Feb. 28, through his Mayweather Promotions brand.
'The Lego Movie,' lauded for its message, wins Truly Moving Picture Award
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:00 pm
"The Lego Movie," from Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures and LEGO System A/S, has been recognized with the Truly Moving Picture Award by nonprofit arts organization Heartland Truly Moving Pictures.
NYPA launches collaborative of energy experts to promote emerging technologies to expand state's energy economy
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:00 pm
The Energy Efficiency Innovation Collaborative (EE-INC), a public-private partnership of energy industry leaders spearheaded by the New York Power Authority, is looking to improve energy efficiency in New York state buildings, and spur economic growth in emerging technologies, bringing new and expanding businesses to the state.

"The goal of this collaborative is to spur the growth of the most promising energy-saving innovations, with a focus on those that match the energy needs of public buildings," said Gil C. Quiniones, NYPA president and CEO. "Encouraging highly promising and expanding energy efficiency companies will also offer increased economic development benefits for New York state. In short, it means jobs."

Mount St. Mary's Hospital recognizes Black History Month
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:00 pm
Kimberli Hicks, Mount St. Mary's Hospital environmental services operations manager, received the Black History Month Employee Recognition Award at a ceremony Thursday morning.
Riviera Theatre presents 'Stoogefest 22a,' 'Rhythm of the Dance,' 'One Night of Queen'
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:00 pm
The Historic Riviera Theatre & Performing Arts Center presents "Stoogefest 22a" on Saturday, March 1, at 7:30 pm.
Academy announces 2014 Governors Ball creative team
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:00 pm
Academy governor Jeffrey Kurland, event producer Cheryl Cecchetto and master chef Wolfgang Puck will return to create this year's Governors Ball, the Academy's official post-Oscar celebration, which will immediately follow the 86th Oscars ceremony March 2.
UB launches major research effort to address 'most important environmental issues of our time'
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:00 pm
The University at Buffalo has announced the launch of "Research and Education in eNergy, Environment and Water," an ambitious, university-wide, interdisciplinary research institute that will focus on the most difficult and complex environmental issues, as well as the social and economic issues with which they are intertwined.
Higgins: 'Social security violating own rules on Amherst closing'
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, said the Social Security Administration is violating its own rules by failing to adhere to the 90-day notification standard included in the agency's field office consolidation manual.
Ray Chew named new music director of 'Dancing with the Stars'
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:00 pm
"Dancing with the Stars" will welcome music director and composer Ray Chew to the ballroom with the premiere of season 18 Monday, March 17 at 8 p.m. on ABC.
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr to perform together on 'The Beatles: The Night That Changed America - A Grammy Salute' on CBS
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 11:00 pm
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr will perform together on "The Beatles: The Night That Changed America - A Grammy Salute." The primetime entertainment special will celebrate the legacy of the seven-time Grammy Award-winning Beatles and their groundbreaking first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show."
Cake marvel Kerry Vincent answers the call of struggling bakery owners in new series 'Save My Bakery'
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 07:00 am
Stale bakeries turn to expert Kerry Vincent to revive their sweets and their sales in new series "Save My Bakery," premiering Wednesday, March 19, at 8 p.m. on the Food Network.
Lewiston Lions donate, install, award
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 05:05 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions recently entertained and donated to Wings Flights of Hope, a not-for-profit organization with more than 300 pilots donating free flights for medical patients, their families and U.S. troops.
Niagara Falls fans can get up close and personal with 3 Doors Down
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 04:40 pm
Interview: Southern rockers 3 Doors Down are giving fans a chance to catch their set in a way so intimate you'd think you were sharing a living room, or jamming in a basement.
Channing Tatum names 'Team Oscar' winners on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show'
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 04:30 pm
Channing Tatum, The Academy, and Oscars producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron today announced the winners of the "Team Oscar" college search on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," along with this year's Oscars host, Ellen DeGeneres. The winners will deliver Oscar statuettes to celebrity presenters at the Oscars on Sunday, March 2, live on ABC.
Niagara County Clerk implements Simplifile e-recording service
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 02:15 pm
The clerk's office in Niagara County has officially launched a new electronic document recording service for customers, enabling them to record documents more quickly and cost-effectively.
Riviera Theatre presents Mel Tillis, monthly organ concert series with Clark Wilson, The Irish Rovers
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 01:55 pm
The Historic Riviera Theatre presents country music legend Mel Tillis on Saturday, April 5, at 8 p.m., for one performance only.
2014 Olympic Winter Games begin tonight on NBC
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 01:30 pm
NBCUniversal's coverage of the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi begins tonight at 8 p.m. on NBC with men's and women's snowboard slopestyle and team figure skating, which are both debuting in the Olympics for the first time, as well as women's moguls.
NBC Olympics, Twitter collaborate on 2014 Sochi Olympics
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 01:30 pm
NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, and Twitter will collaborate on NBC's broadcast of the XXII Olympic Winter Games from Sochi, Russia, to magnify the Olympic conversation on Twitter and encourage tune-in to NBCUniversal's multi-platform coverage of the games, the two companies announced Wednesday.
Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel ready to create a 'Stir'
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 01:30 pm
Nightlife in Western New York is about to get a lot more exciting.
Ceretto concerned about plan to divert trucks from Peace Bridge to Lewiston-Queenston Bridge
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 12:55 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, said he is deeply concerned about the revelations of a plan by the federal government to divert trucks going into Canada from the Peace Bridge in Buffalo to the Lewiston-Queenston Bridge.
Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce names gala honorees
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 12:50 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will honor 10 businesses and individuals at its annual Chamber Awards Gala Friday, May 16, at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.
'New Politics', 'Magic Man' rock 'Big Game Bash'
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 10:00 am
While most of America watched Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show with Bruno Mars and Red Hot Chili Peppers, a select group of alternative rock fans in the Buffalo area were given a different music selection.
The Como and The Polish Nook: Niagara Falls' best-kept secrets
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 10:00 am
Niagara Falls has long been considered a tourist destination because of its natural wonder of the world. This area also continues to expand in the retail industry and is visited by people from all over the world. But, the best-kept secret in Niagara Falls is the abundance of family-owned restaurants.

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