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NBC debuts new, extended version of 'Heroes Reborn' Super Bowl promotional spot
Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 02:20 pm
NBC Entertainment unveiled an extended original 15-second "Heroes Reborn" online promotional spot during the Super Bowl Sunday. A 10-second promo ran on-air during the game, highlighting H.R.G., aka Noah Bennett (Jack Coleman), as he tracks a young girl with a special ability.
Explore & More selects Phillips Lytle's David J. McNamara as 'Play It Forward' campaign chair
Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 01:55 pm
Explore & More Children's Museum announced the selection of David J. McNamara, managing partner for Phillips Lytle LLP, as chairman of the "Play It Forward" capital campaign.
Award-winning novelist Joyce Carol Oates to deliver keynote address at NCCC commencement
Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 01:55 pm
Acclaimed bestselling author and Lockport native Joyce Carol Oates will deliver the keynote address at the Niagara County Community College commencement ceremony Saturday, May 16, at the Seneca Niagara Events Center, NCCC President James P. Klyczek announced.
12 nurses complete new assisted living nurse leadership program
Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 01:55 pm
The New York State Center for Assisted Living has announced 12 nurses from the Western New York-area assisted living facilities have completed the Foundation for Quality Care's first assisted living nurse leadership program.
New York's Powerball jackpot increases to $317 million for Wednesday
Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 01:50 pm
The New York Lottery announced the jackpot for Wednesday's Powerball drawing has been increased to $317,000,000. The $31,200,000 jump from Saturday's jackpot is due to brisk sales across all 44 participating Powerball states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
'Bragging Rights!' returning to WBBZ
Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 01:50 pm
If you thought the "Big Game" in Phoenix was exciting Sunday, wait until you see this: "Bragging Rights!" the hometown television game show, returns for a second season this Wednesday starting at 8 p.m. on WBBZ-TV.
AAA names Bax new assistant vice president
Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 01:50 pm
Traci Bax has been named assistant vice president of retail operations for AAA Western and Central New York. In this role, Bax will oversee the club's retail operations, including insurance and financial planning services for members.
Niagara County Community College: Fall scholarships available
Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 01:50 pm
The Niagara County Community College Foundation is offering scholarships for incoming and current students for the fall semester.
Big in Buffalo: NBC claims highest Super Bowl overnight rating ever
Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 12:00 pm
Super Bowl XLIX, which featured the New England Patriots' thrilling 28-24 victory over the defending champion Seattle Seahawks in one of the greatest Super Bowls ever, delivered the highest Super Bowl metered market rating in history with a 49.7/72 overnight rating/share on NBC, according to data released today by The Nielsen Company.
Niagara Catholic hosts 'Super BINGO'
Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 11:55 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School is hosting "Super BINGO" Saturday, March 14. The 2 p.m. event will take place in the school gymnasium, 520 66th St., Niagara Falls.
Jastrzemski has Independence Party backing
Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 11:40 am
Niagara County Clerk candidate Joseph Jastrzemski has gained the support of the county's Independence Party committee, Chairwoman Susan Eberwein announced.
'The Sing-Off Live Tour' announces first round of local a-cappella talent
Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 11:40 am
"The Sing-Off Live Tour" has announced the first round of regionally renowned a-cappella talent to join the tour as it makes its way to 55 cities across the U.S.
Dr. Debra Colley earns Community Leader Award in Education
Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 11:35 am
Dr. Debra Colley, dean of Niagara University's College Education, recently received the Community Leader Award in Education from the National Federation of Just Communities of Western New York.
Starpoint announces board positions available
Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 11:35 am
The Starpoint Central School District announced nominating petitions are available for persons interested in running for a seat on the school board.
Oscar nominees to be honored at Academy Awards luncheon
Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 11:35 am
More than 150 Oscar nominees, along with 87th Oscars host Neil Patrick Harris, will come together at noon today at the Beverly Hilton when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honors this year's Oscar contenders at its annual Nominees Luncheon.
Naccarato seeks District 5 Niagara County Legislature seat
Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 11:35 am
Town of Niagara business owner Joe Naccarato announced he would seek the 5th District Niagara County Legislature seat, representing the Town of Niagara and the DeVeaux neighborhood of Niagara Falls. He told "it's time these two communities have a voice in government decisions again."
Lang Lang, Andre Watts, Chris Botti, Pink Martini among guest artists in BPO's 2015-16 season
Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 11:35 am
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's 2015-16 season celebrates the 75th anniversary of Kleinhans Music Hall, with major guest artists such as Lang Lang, Chris Botti and Andre Watts, and works showcasing the hall's exquisite acoustics, including the monumental Alpine Symphony by Strauss, Bruch's Scottish Fantasy, Beethoven's "Eroica" Symphony and Mahler's Symphony No. 5.
First Niagara teams up with Buffalo Sabres and Junior Achievement to promote financial literacy
Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 11:00 am
The First Niagara Foundation and the Buffalo Sabres are partnering to support Junior Achievement of Western New York. For every save the Sabres make in the month of February, First Niagara and the Sabres will donate $20 to Junior Achievement and their programs to empower local young people to own their economic success.
Ortt calls on education department to create permanent plan in cases of extreme weather events
Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 11:00 am
State Sen. Robert Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, is calling on the New York State Education Department to enforce a level playing field for all school districts during an extreme weather event.
Veronica Connor Middle School: District welcomes new assistant principal
Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 07:00 am
At its meeting Monday, Jan. 26, the Grand Island Central School District Board of Education unanimously appointed Danielle Wallenhorst Hawkins as the assistant principal for Veronica E. Connor Middle School.
Interview: Megan Boone is key to 'Blacklist' bliss
Sat, Jan 31st 2015 07:45 pm
So what else do "Alias" and "The Blacklist" have in common? A magnetic main character played by an equally compelling actress.
12 similarities between Super Bowl lead-outs 'Alias' and 'The Blacklist'
Sat, Jan 31st 2015 07:45 pm
Tomorrow night, NBC will give its post-Super Bowl timeslot to "The Blacklist." ABC, 12 years ago, awarded its big-game "prime time" to another action-packed government conspiracy series.
Town of Lewiston: Brochey upbeat about finances
Sat, Jan 31st 2015 07:00 am
"Things are looking pretty bright for Lewiston."
Lew-Port students respond to memorial vandalism
Sat, Jan 31st 2015 07:00 am
The area's response to the Dec. 30 vandalism of the Veterans Park Memorial in Youngstown has been wide-ranging.
DiNapoli report finds Niagara-Wheatfield, Lew-Port remain in 'fiscal distress'
Fri, Jan 30th 2015 07:55 pm
Ninety school districts statewide, including two in Niagara County, have been designated as fiscally stressed under New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli's Fiscal Stress Monitoring System.
'Grimm' star Sasha Roiz talks 'Grimmster Endowment' funding for OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital
Fri, Jan 30th 2015 07:00 pm
"Grimm's" Captain Sean Renard is a monstrous half-Zauberbiest, but the actor who plays him is a generous philanthropist.
Ortt co-sponsors legislation to repeal gap elimination adjustment
Fri, Jan 30th 2015 06:00 pm
State Sen. Robert Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, is joining the push to fully repeal and eliminate the gap elimination adjustment section of the education law.
Savory Sips owner moving on; thanks community for support
Fri, Jan 30th 2015 05:55 pm
I would like to take the time to offer a world of gratitude for the community of Lewiston, throughout Niagara County and all of WNY.
Antique to Chic celebrates second anniversary in Lewiston
Fri, Jan 30th 2015 05:55 pm
Antique to Chic will mark its second anniversary in Lewiston with a weeklong celebration beginning Sunday, Feb. 1.
Lewiston-Porter School Board hears about achievements
Fri, Jan 30th 2015 05:55 pm
In news from Tuesday's Lewiston-Porter Board of Education January meeting:
Slips and falls are a winter hazard
Fri, Jan 30th 2015 05:45 pm
This time of year, black ice and ice hidden under snow can cause accidents not just in vehicles, but also if you're on foot - and usually when you least expect it.
'Relive the Rec' revives LaSalle
Fri, Jan 30th 2015 05:45 pm
LaSalle High School may have closed its doors more than a decade ago, but a group of alumni are determined to keep the school spirit alive in Niagara Falls.
Niagara-Wheatfield students push for program restoration
Fri, Jan 30th 2015 05:45 pm
Members of the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District's music program again pleaded their case before the school board last Wednesday in the hopes of having cut programs restored this budget season.
Starpoint Board of Education votes 'no' on veterans exemption
Fri, Jan 30th 2015 05:45 pm
Veterans and community members filled the conference room of the Starpoint Central School District Monday to hear the Board of Education vote on the adoption of the Alternative Veterans' Tax Exemption.
Wheatfield Town Board approves comprehensive drainage study
Fri, Jan 30th 2015 05:40 pm
A town-wide drainage study in Wheatfield has been set into motion as of Monday night, when the Town Board approved a resolution to set out bids for engineers.
Niagara-Wheatfield seeks new superintendent
Fri, Jan 30th 2015 05:40 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District began its search for a new superintendent Tuesday night at a special board meeting.
Niagara Falls to be illuminated red for Community Missions
Fri, Jan 30th 2015 05:15 pm
Niagara Falls will be illuminated red from 10-10:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, in honor of Community Missions' 18th annual Sweetheart Dinner. The agency's first event of 2015 also kicks off a yearlong celebration of its 90th anniversary.
Crosby's opens in Amherst
Fri, Jan 30th 2015 05:15 pm
Reid Stores Inc. has announced the grand opening celebration of its newest Crosby's convenience store in Amherst - a Crosby's and Coffee Culture Café and Eatery.
Tom Brady and AFC champion New England Patriots face Russell Wilson and NFC champion Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX
Fri, Jan 30th 2015 05:15 pm
NBC presents coverage of Super Bowl XLIX this Sunday, Feb. 1, with Tom Brady and the AFC champion New England Patriots facing Russell Wilson and the NFC champion Seattle Seahawks at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.
 

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