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NBC's NFL Wild Card Saturday coverage features Ben Roethlisberger and Steelers vs. Joe Flacco and Ravens
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 04:25 pm
NBC kicks off its coverage of the 2014 NFL playoffs this Saturday night in primetime with a Wild Card matchup between bitter division rivals, when Ben Roethlisberger and the AFC North champion Pittsburgh Steelers host Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens at 8 p.m.
Tommy Tutone ('867-5309') hosts episode 2 of 'Do I Have a Hit Song?'
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 04:10 pm
Episode two of "Do I Have A Hit Song?" - the world's first and only TV talent search​ focusing on songwriters performing their own original works - is set to be taped at Mavericks at the Jacksonville Landing Friday, Jan. 9. The show will be broadcast Jan. 20 at http://www.indimusic.tv.
Buffalo Sabres: Hackett clears waivers, assigned to Rochester
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 04:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced goaltender Matt Hackett cleared waivers and has been assigned to the Rochester Americans of the AHL.
HARBORCENTER elements added to 'Sabres Fan Advantage'
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 04:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced enhancements to their fan loyalty program, "Sabres Fan Advantage," that will allow users to earn points by patronizing HARBORCENTER and its various entities.
Lewiston Lions to host Lexi's Place
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 11:30 am
The Lewiston Community Lions will host Bret Biro of Lexi's Place at its next meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 6. The event will run from 6 until 7:30 p.m. at The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q., 432 Center St., Lewiston.
ESD: $2 million for Rich Products
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 11:25 am
The Empire State Development board of directors has approved nearly $9 million to fund nine projects generating economic growth and opportunity across New York.
'Dancing with the Stars: Live!' tour amazes Niagara Falls crowd
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 10:55 am
Local "DWTS" fans proved their loyalty Saturday by filling the Seneca Niagara Events Center on the first night of the "Dancing with the Stars: Live!" tour.
Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals host Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks in NHL Winter Classic New Year's Day on NBC
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 10:35 am
NBC presents one of the most iconic events in sport New Year's Day in the nation's capital when Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals host Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2015 NHL Winter Classic from Nationals Park, home of Major League Baseball's Washington Nationals.
Historic Riviera Theatre celebrates 88th anniversary
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 10:35 am
The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center today marks the 88th anniversary of opening day, Thursday, Dec. 30, 1926.
Joshua Maloni's 10 favorite celebrity interviews of 2014
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 08:25 pm
I'm counting down my 10 favorite celebrity interviews of 2014. (Insert New Year's Eve noisemaker sound here.)
Intense Milk expands 'Winter of Fun' discount program
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 04:00 pm
Intense Milk is expanding its "Winter of Fun" program this season by offering deep discounts at several area winter venues, including ice rinks and ski resorts in Western New York.
JCOPE announces settlements with 17 state officers and employees for failing to file annual financial disclosure statements
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 04:00 pm
The New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics announced settlements today with 17 state officers and employees from various state agencies and entities for failing to file required annual financial disclosure statements.
EPIX, NBC Sports announce New Year's Eve block for 'EPIX Presents Road to the NHL Winter Classic'
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 04:00 pm
Premium entertainment network EPIX and NBC Sports Network today announced the first three episodes of "EPIX Presents Road to the NHL Winter Classic" series will now be available in a special three-hour block on New Year's Eve on NBCSN - the first time the exclusive series will be carried on the network, which is the home of hockey in the U.S.
Buffalo Sabres: Guaranteed $20,015 50-50 raffle prize for 'Tux and Pucks'
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 04:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced plans to hold four 50-50 raffle drawings during the team's game Wednesday, Dec. 31, against the Tampa Bay Lightning at First Niagara Center. The grand prize drawing will have a guaranteed minimum pot of $20,015, with the three other drawings having a guaranteed prize amount of $2,015.
WGRZ: Buffalo Bills QB Kyle Orton announces retirement
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:10 am
WGRZ Channel 2 has reported Buffalo Bills quarterback Kyle Orton unexpectedly announced his retirement Monday.
Free family portraits at Community Missions give the gift of memories
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:10 am
Through the generosity of Bob and Jan Inwards, Community Missions again provided family and individual portraits during the Christmas season.
Dr. Brenda Perez selected to attend National Conference on Constituency Leadership
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:10 am
Dr. Brenda Perez, a board-certified primary care physician at the Mount St. Mary's Primary Care Center, has been selected to attend the National Conference of Constituency Leadership in Kansas City in April.
ECC celebrates continued success through state's FASNY tuition reimbursement program
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:00 am
Back in the spring of 2012, Erie County's community college students couldn't take advantage of a New York grant program that allows volunteer firefighters to receive tuition reimbursement in exchange for first responder service.
New York National Guard provides military funeral honors for 11,300 families in 2014
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:00 am
New York Army and Air National Guard soldiers and airmen expect to provide military funeral honors for about 11,300 New York families before 2014 comes to an end.
Health System Services hires general manager for new home modification division
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:00 am
Health System Services, a Niagara Falls-based company that provides home medical and respiratory equipment, announced the hiring of Michael Strong to lead the new home modification division.
Jane's Café Express offers LPD-inspired sandwich
Sat, Dec 27th 2014 09:35 am
Patrons at Jane's Café Express in the Village of Lewiston have noticed a unique offering. The "Bran-Dar Special" is a basic egg sandwich (egg, cheese, bacon or sausage on a roll) with an extra ingredient - typically another egg.
Sentinel poll: 71 percent not in favor of McDonald's in Village of Lewiston
Sat, Dec 27th 2014 09:00 am
Ten years ago this month, McDonald's Restaurant ceased operations inside the historic Frontier House. Readers participating in a Sentinel/wnypapers.com poll do not favor a return of the fast-food franchise.
Town of Lewiston Board receives update on Stella Niagara Preserve
Sat, Dec 27th 2014 09:00 am
Monday's regular meeting of the Lewiston Town Board opened with a public hearing where comments were sought on a special use permit to allow for a bed and breakfast on Ridge Road, proposed by area pro-golfer Frank Garcia.
Tips for ringing in new year
Sat, Dec 27th 2014 09:00 am
The new year inspires people to make life changes.
Rx for holiday blues
Sat, Dec 27th 2014 09:00 am
The holidays are a time of joy with friends and family for most people, so why are you feeling sad and alone?
Youngstown Lions announce new 'Cash Bash' offering
Sat, Dec 27th 2014 08:55 am
With 2015 just around the corner, the Youngstown Lions Club seeks to get the word out now on an all-new offering: the Youngstown Lions St. Patrick's "Cash" Bash, taking place from 3 to 6 p.m., Saturday, March 14, at the Red Brick School Village Center gym, 240 Lockport St.
Gospel Mission 'Angels' deliver Christmas meals
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 01:40 pm
On Christmas Day, the Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission and an army of volunteer "angels" continued their "Feed the Falls" tradition, delivering more than 800 meals to needy area residents who might not otherwise have received a hot meal, a compassionate and warm smile, or any good news at all Christmas Day.
Higgins presents family of Army veteran Norman Blatner with Bronze Star and rare POW Medal
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 01:35 pm
United States Army Corp. Norman T. Blatner was captured during the Battle of Hurtgen Forest and held as a prisoner of war during World War II.
New year brings volunteer opportunities at Niagara Hospice
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 01:35 pm
If one of your new year's resolutions is to help improve the life of another or to do more good, Niagara Hospice has a volunteer position for you. Niagara Hospice will hold a new volunteer training from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, and Wednesday, Jan. 14.
Old Falls Street hosts New Year's Eve 'Kids' Club' activities to compliment Hard Rock 'Guitar Drop'
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 01:35 pm
For the second year in a row, Old Falls Street, USA, is inviting families to ring in the new year with a host of "Kids' Club" activities inside The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls.
'The Chew' kicks-off 2015 with all-new shows, Jan. 5-9
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 01:35 pm
"The Chew" returns from its holiday break Jan. 5 with these guests:
Town of Niagara prepares for changes in board
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 11:00 am
As the year's end approaches, the Town of Niagara prepares for an important change of staff by welcoming a new elected supervisor and seeing the town clerk position fully restored.
Memorial employees bring Christmas to area children
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 09:30 am
Donations by Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center employees ensured 25 area families served by its Community Health Worker Program had Christmas presents under the tree this year.
YMCA opens early camp registration
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 09:00 am
Even though the weather outside is frightful, it's never too early to start dreaming of those warm summer days ahead. The Y is already planning for summer 2015, when children can discover new friendships, skill sets, the great outdoors and more.
Niagara County SPCA opens isolation room to treat sick cats
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 09:00 am
The Niagara County SPCA celebrated a new step in its "no-kill" mission with a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new isolation room Thursday, Dec. 18.
Town of Wheatfield prepares final draft of Cobblestone declaration
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 09:00 am
Wheatfield's Town Board once again addressed Cobblestone Creek on Monday, at a second session to decide what potential environmental impacts should be studied following the board's positive SEQR declaration.
Local boy raises funds for S.E.R.V. Niagara
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 09:00 am
Saturday was a big day for 8-year-old Kyle Stoddard. With the help of his mother, Jen, and other family and friends, Kyle successfully held a fundraiser and toy drive for S.E.R.V. Niagara, an organization dedicated to helping veterans.
Lew-Port Turkey Trot raises $1,000 for Hospice
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 08:55 am
You are never too young to start making a difference in your community. That is the lesson Lewiston-Porter students learned this Thanksgiving.
Obit: Peter D. Calieri
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 07:00 am
Peter D. Calieri of Grand Island passed away Dec. 20, 2014.
Obit: Ann M. (Golanka) Tubin
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 07:00 am
Ann M. (Golanka) Tubin, 94, of Grand Island, passed away Saturday, Dec. 20, at Elderwood at Riverwood, Grand Island.