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Obit: Lauri I. Katvala
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 02:50 pm
Lauri I. Katvala of Greenville, Maine, formerly of Youngstown, was called home July 28, 2015. He was born in Concord, Massachusetts, in 1939, raised in Stow, Massachusetts, and graduated in 1957 from Hale High School.
The English Beat to headline Spirit of the 80's
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 02:50 pm
When the ska revival band The English Beat takes the stage at Academy Park Saturday night, you may find you enjoy them even more than you remember.
St. Martin-in-the-Fields sign dedication
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 02:15 pm
The new sign in front of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church, 2587 Baseline Road, was dedicated to the memory of Claire and Ralph Brown and blessed immediately after the 9 a.m. service Aug. 2.
Grand Island Town Board: Airborne Day on Island proclaimed
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 02:15 pm
At its meeting Monday in Town Hall, the Grand Island Town Board noted the 75th anniversary of the first official Army parachute jump by issuing a townwide proclamation.
Grand Island: Madigan announces candidacy for council
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 02:00 pm
I am excited and proud to throw my hat in the ring and officially announce my candidacy for Grand Island Town Council.
McMurray to run for Grand Island town supervisor
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 02:00 pm
Nathan McMurray ("Nate") is an experienced attorney, businessperson and proud citizen of Grand Island. He has used his talents to help build and defend some of the world's most successful companies. Now he wants to use those same skills to serve you as your new town supervisor.
Grand Island: Cyndy Montana a Town Council candidate
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 02:00 pm
Cyndy Montana has announced her candidacy for Grand Island Town Council. Montana is endorsed by the Democrat Party and Working Families Party and is in the Independence Party primary.
Grand Island: Kinney to run for Town Council
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 02:00 pm
Longtime Grand Island resident Beverly A. Kinney has announced her candidacy for Grand Island Town Council.
More traffic changes for Route 31
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 11:00 am
Access to Shenk Road from Route 31 near Niagara County Community College in Sanborn will be closed to traffic for several weeks.
O'Neill in federal custody
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 11:00 am
Michael O'Neill, the Wheatfield man involved in an explosion July 21 at a Walmore Road garage, was remanded to federal custody during a detention hearing Wednesday in U.S. District Court.
Town of Niagara board sets hearing on 'sewer improvement area'
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 11:00 am
Step by step, the Belden Center area of the Town of Niagara gets closer to repairs for the sewer and drainage issues that have plagued the area for decades.
Pieces of the Past: Niagara School No. 2 Museum
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 11:00 am
For 78 years, children in the Town of Niagara trotted dutifully (or not so dutifully) off to class at the little one-room schoolhouse at the corner of Lockport and Tuscarora roads.
Niagara County Genealogical Society plans conference
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 10:55 am
The Niagara County Genealogical Society will host a Genealogical Conference from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 26 in Room E140 of Niagara County Community College, 311 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn. Doors open at 9:30 a.m.
Filling in Wheatfield's 'missing link'
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 10:55 am
Those who pick up a brochure for the Niagara River Greenway Trails will see a map from Buffalo all the way up to Lewiston and Porter, with multicolored lines marking pathways and bike routes that wind along the river shoreline.
'The fastest show on water': Thunder on the Niagara boat races mark 10th year at Gratwick Riverside Park
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 10:50 am
They're loud. They're fast. And they're returning to the Niagara River and North Tonawanda's Gratwick Riverside Park for the 10th year on Aug. 15 and 16.
Collective Soul: Ed Roland builds a better band
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 09:15 am
The first 20-something years of Collective Soul produced more than a dozen top 10 songs, nearly two-dozen videos, regular national television appearances, millions of records sold, and songs that hold a firm place in the hearts of all who attended high school in the '90s (not to mention multiple spots on their portable playlists).
Video, photos, interview: Tedeschi Trucks Band at Artpark in Lewiston
Thu, Aug 6th 2015 06:35 pm
Several thousand weathered the storm Aug. 4 as the "Wheels of Soul" tour rolled into Artpark for a "Tuesday in the Park" performance. They were rewarded with more than three hours of foot-stomping, hand-clapping, head-throwing soul and rock anthems courtesy of Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Doyle Bramhall II and headline act Tedeschi Trucks Band.
Higgins, Army Corps of Engineers detail $2.179 million dredging project underway in Black Rock Channel
Thu, Aug 6th 2015 05:50 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins joined U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District Commander Lt. Col. Karl Jansen to announce a $2.179 million dredging project in the Black Rock Channel.
Last two witches fly into 'The Wiz Live!'
Thu, Aug 6th 2015 05:50 pm
Emmy Award winner Uzo Aduba and Screen Actors Guild Award winner Amber Riley have joined the all-star cast of NBC's holiday production of "The Wiz Live!," set for Thursday, Dec 3.
'America's Got Talent' reveals top 36 acts chosen to perform live at Radio City Music Hall
Thu, Aug 6th 2015 05:50 pm
America, get ready to vote! NBC's top-rated summer series "America's Got Talent" has selected the top 36 acts to vie for the coveted $1 million grand prize beginning Tuesday, Aug. 11 (8-10 p.m. ET).
With new songs in hand, 3 Doors Down is looking forward to a hot summer concert in WNY
Thu, Aug 6th 2015 05:20 pm
Perhaps no one is more excited about a warm, sticky Western New York August than 3 Doors Down frontman Brad Arnold.
BBB reminder: Be smart when shopping for back-to-school items
Thu, Aug 6th 2015 03:35 pm
It seems back to school season is starting earlier this year. Retailers in upstate New York are already displaying pens, pencils, electronics and backpacks. The Better Business Bureau serving Upstate New York wants to remind those shopping for back to school to be savvy during this, the second busiest shopping time of year.
Lewiston Art Festival returns with new artists, attractions and prizes
Thu, Aug 6th 2015 02:50 pm
Lewiston's reputation as a thriving arts community and cultural epicenter is due in no small part to the annual Lewiston Art Festival.
The Band Perry 'Live Forever': Grammy-winning sibling trio to release new single Aug. 14
Thu, Aug 6th 2015 12:30 pm
Grammy Award-winning superstar sibling trio The Band Perry will release their roaring new anthem "Live Forever" on Friday, Aug. 14. The track, produced by RedOne and Dann Huff, is the first taste of new music from The Band Perry's forthcoming album, due for release later this fall by Big Machine Label Group.
Old Fort Niagara to honor volunteer lighthouse keeper on National Lighthouse Day
Thu, Aug 6th 2015 12:25 pm
Old Fort Niagara will honor Terry Yonker, a devoted volunteer, lighthouse keeper and naturalist who passed away in April, with a reception and plaque dedication at 11 a.m. Friday at the Old Fort Niagara lighthouse. Friends and supporters are invited to attend the reception, where fort staff will recognize his contributions.
Animated short-form series 'Descendants Wicked World,' set in fantastical world of Auradon and Isle of the Lost, to premiere Sept. 18 on Disney Channel
Thu, Aug 6th 2015 12:25 pm
"Descendants Wicked World," an animated short-form series set in the Auradon and Isle of the Lost worlds of Disney's hit movie "Descendants," is set to premiere Friday, Sept. 18 on Disney Channel and its digital platforms, including WATCH Disney Channel. The series will introduce new characters.
National Fuel reminds customers: 'Call Before You Dig'
Thu, Aug 6th 2015 12:25 pm
In recognition of National 811 Day on Aug. 11, National Fuel reminds homeowners and professional contractors to "Call Before You Dig."
Life-size games, free performance and comic book artistry coming to Kenan Center
Thu, Aug 6th 2015 12:25 pm
Take note, parents looking for some fun daytime activities for children: From Tuesday, Aug. 11, through Friday, Aug. 14 (weather permitting), the Kenan Center will offer life-size game boards on the grounds of 433 Locust St., Lockport.
Niagara University's academics, sustainability again praised by The Princeton Review
Thu, Aug 6th 2015 12:25 pm
Niagara University is again among the best institutions in the Northeast in terms of both academics and sustainability, according to results released Monday by The Princeton Review.
Higgins presents Congressional Gold Medal to family of Alfred Corbran
Thu, Aug 6th 2015 12:25 pm
During a special ceremony at Ironworkers Local No. 6, Congressman Brian Higgins and leaders from the Civil Air Patrol presented the family of Alfred Corbran with the Congressional Gold Medal.
Back to football: Steelers-Vikings kick off preseason in NFL Hall of Fame Game on NBC
Thu, Aug 6th 2015 12:20 pm
NBC Sports kicks off the NFL's 2015 preseason schedule with the NFL/Hall of Fame Game this Sunday, Aug. 9 (8 p.m. ET), on NBC, as two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers face 2014 All-Rookie QB Teddy Bridgewater and the Minnesota Vikings.
McNall: Auction off 50 Main Street
Wed, Aug 5th 2015 05:15 pm
Niagara County Legislator Wm. Keith McNall, R-Lockport, said the county should move aggressively to return a downtown building, purchased by county government as part of a three-building sale in April, to the tax rolls and productive use.
Limited edition 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' lunchbox offered to Fan Expo Canada VIP and premium ticket holders
Wed, Aug 5th 2015 05:10 pm
The force will be strong at this year's Fan Expo Canada as it takes part in the global "Force Friday" celebrations. Friday, Sept. 4, dubbed "Force Friday," is the official release date of merchandise from the highly anticipated "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."
Lewiston: Creedence Clearwater Revisited brings genuine CCR sound to Artpark
Wed, Aug 5th 2015 05:05 pm
What began as a small gathering of friends at Lake Tahoe soon turned into a few private shows ... a few concert dates ... a steady gig ... and, now, 21 years later, it's a full-fledged national headline act.
Newcomer Shanice Williams cast as Dorothy in NBC's holiday production of 'The Wiz Live!'
Wed, Aug 5th 2015 05:00 pm
Rising star Shanice Williams, an 18-year-old New Jersey native who has been raised and trained in musical theater, is the new Dorothy in NBC's upcoming holiday production of "The Wiz Live!," set for Thursday, Dec. 3.
Cheryl Boone Isaacs re-elected Academy president
Wed, Aug 5th 2015 04:55 pm
Cheryl Boone Isaacs was re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Tuesday night by the organization's board of governors.
David Alan Grier gives paws to Cowardly Lion in NBC's 'The Wiz Live!'
Wed, Aug 5th 2015 04:55 pm
Tony Award nominee and multitalented actor and singer David Alan Grier is joining NBC's holiday production of "The Wiz Live!," set for Thursday, Dec. 3.
Niagara-Orleans Regional Alliance announces telecommunications vendors to deliver rural broadband network
Wed, Aug 5th 2015 04:40 pm
The legislatures of Niagara and Orleans counties have formally approved a memorandum of understanding with vendors to develop a rural broadband network with the goal of making high-speed Internet access available in every household.
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood return to host 49th Annual CMA Awards live from Nashville
Wed, Aug 5th 2015 04:00 pm
Country music superstars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will return to host "Country Music's Biggest Night" for the eighth consecutive year in 2015. The 49th Annual CMA Awards airs live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Wednesday, Nov. 4 (8 p.m.), on the ABC Television Network.
Community celebrates service of WWII veterans Claire Smith and Frank Parlato
Wed, Aug 5th 2015 04:00 pm
During the Wingate Wallace "National Night Out" block party Tuesday, community leaders and residents took time to recognize the military service of two of their neighbors who served during World War II: Private First Class Frank W. Parlato, who served in the United States Army, and Claire Ruth Swanson Smith, who served in the United States Navy WAVES program during the war.