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End hunger ... one step at a time: Community Missions to host 'Walk for Niagara'
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 09:00 pm
Community Missions will host its annual "Walk for Niagara" on Saturday, April 30, at Whirlpool State Park.
Jeremy Camp debuts 'Christ In Me' music video
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 08:55 pm
Grammy-nominated Jeremy Camp has introduced the official music video for "Christ In Me," available globally today.
Kindness matters at Lockport CARES homeless shelter
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 08:55 pm
6-year-old Violet, the granddaughter of one of the Lockport CARES volunteers, wanted to help the children at the shelter.
John Kasich to discuss politics on 'Late Night with Seth Meyers'
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 08:50 pm
Republican presidential hopeful John Kasich will return as lead guest on the Thursday, April 14, episode of "Late Night with Seth Meyers." Kasich previously appeared on Late Night on Sep. 22.
Simone Biles, Aly Raisman headline Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 08:50 pm
Competing for the U.S. are 2015 World team gold medalists Simone Biles, a three-time world all-around champion; Aly Raisman, a two-time Olympic gold medalist; and Brenna Dowell.
Oakwood Cemetery announces 2016 board of directors
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 08:50 pm
On March 9, the Oakwood Cemetery Association held its annual membership meeting and board of directors election.
'Star Wars': Mark Hamill and Kathleen Kennedy announce 'Force for Change'
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 08:50 pm
Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and "Star Wars" veteran Mark Hamill announced a new campaign sponsored by CrowdRise in support of "Star Wars: Force for Change," an initiative that inspires people to make a positive impact on the world.
'Search for the Sound of Smokin Joe's' April 22 at Native Center in Niagara Falls
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 08:45 pm
Smokin Joe's Native Center in downtown Niagara Falls is searching for a talented "house band" with a rockin' country flavor.
3 extra days to file your taxes: Standard April 15 deadline extended
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 02:00 pm
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today reminded taxpayers they can take three extra days to file both their federal and state income tax returns this year. The deadline is extended to Monday, April 18, because Washington, D.C., will celebrate Emancipation Day on Friday, April 15.
Art auction to benefit NACC
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 01:40 pm
The popular event will take place with live bidding at 6 p.m. Sunday at Wine on Third in Niagara Falls.
Donation drive for Mario's Pet Food Pantry
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 01:20 pm
Girl Scout Troop No. 70145 reminds residents it will sponsor a donation drive from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, April 9, to benefit Mario's Pet Food Pantry. This event will be held at Grandpaws Pet Emporium at 402 Center St., Lewiston.
Obit: Betty T. Adams
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 01:15 pm
Betty T. Adams, 91, a Town of Lewiston resident for almost 60 years, passed peacefully under hospice care on March 30, 2016, after a brief illness.
Obit: Ramona Blackmore
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 01:15 pm
Ramona Blackmore, a longtime Grand Island resident, has died at the age of 95.
Obit: Frank E. Ciszek
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 01:15 pm
Frank E. Ciszek, longtime resident of Grand Island and the first head custodian at Huth Road elementary School, passed away at home on Sunday, March 27, 2016, at the age of 91.
Obit: Donna Marie Goss
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 01:15 pm
Grand Island resident Donna Marie Goss (née Webber) entered into rest April 2, 2016.
Obit: Dr. James J. Mezhir
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 01:15 pm
Dr. James J. Mezhir, 42, passed away Feb. 3, 2016, after a nearly two year battle with gastric cancer. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, April 16, at 11:30 a.m. at St. Stephen R.C. Church, 2100 Baseline Road, Grand Island.
Obit: Donald T. Wiant
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 01:15 pm
Donald T. Wiant, 78, of Copeland Oaks in Sebring, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, April 5, 2016.
Obit: Lt. Col. (Ret.) Ronald A. Venturini
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 01:15 pm
Lt. Col. (Ret.) Ronald A. Venturini, a longtime Grand Island resident, entered into rest April 1, 2016, at the age of 78.
Goo Goo Dolls share official single 'So Alive'
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 12:40 pm
Goo Goo Dolls have released the official single "So Alive" from their forthcoming album "Boxes," due out May 6 via Warner Bros. Records.
Buffalo Sabres to host 2016 NHL Coaches Association clinic June 23
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 11:45 am
The Buffalo Sabres, in collaboration with the NHL Coaches Association and the Academy of Hockey, will host the official 2016 NHL Coaches Association Coaches' Clinic on Thursday, June 23, at the Adams Mark Hotel.
The Tragically Hip to release 'Man Machine Poem' on June 17
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 11:35 am
The Tragically Hip, among Canada's most acclaimed and beloved bands, today announced the June 17 release of "Man Machine Poem" via Universal Music.
Grand Island: Council joins with One Island in proclaiming Alcohol Awareness Month
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 11:00 am
The Grand Island Town Board joined the One Island, One Team Coalition in proclaiming April as Alcohol Awareness Month on the Island.
Beaver Island State Park tree planting to take place
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:30 am
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and the Beaver Island State Park Memorial Tree Planting Project announced they will hold the next tree-planting ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21.
Courtney Corbetta joins WKBW-TV
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:25 am
Former Niagara Frontier Publications intern Courtney Corbetta recently joined WKBW Channel 7 as a part-time feature reporter for "AM Buffalo" and host/reporter of "Your Home, Your Way."
New on the job: NT Common Council welcomes new fire chief, assistant to mayor
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:20 am
The City of North Tonawanda Common Council appointed Joseph Sikora as the new fire chief of the North Tonawanda Fire Department Tuesday.
Town of Wheatfield: Farmland protection plan passes
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:20 am
The Wheatfield Town Board approved a plan Tuesday to protect and maintain the town's agricultural farmland and assist local farmers who want to continue their practice.
Relay For Life fundraiser set for April 30
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:20 am
Relay For Life will hold its Mother's Day craft and vendor show fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at the Brighton Community Church, 1225 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. The event will also feature a basket raffle, 50/50 split and food from Lloyd Taco Truck.
Bill Ross honored by New York Administrators Association
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:15 am
Bill Ross, former longtime Niagara County legislator, received the honor of being selected by the board of directors of New York State Administrators Association Hall of Fame Committee as a member of the third induction class.
Niagara County Builders Association to hold estate presentation
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:15 am
The Niagara County Builders Association will hold a networking event and seminar Wednesday, April 13, at the Hideaway Grille, 399 Division St., North Tonawanda.
North Tonawanda Public to hold 'Cashing in on Clutter' event
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:15 am
The North Tonawanda Public Library will host professional organizer Jamie Shaner of Home Solutions of WNY for a organizing and de-clutter presentation at 7 p.m. Monday, April 11, at the library, 505 Meadow Drive.
Wheatfield American Legion Post antique show, sale set for April 10
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:15 am
The Wheatfield American Legion Post No. 1451 will hold an antique show and sale, and basket raffle from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 10, and from 10 a.m.-4p.m. Sunday, April 10, at the post, 6525 Ward Road, Wheatfield.
Spring training slated at Niagara Hospice
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:00 am
Niagara Hospice has announced an opportunity for readers to get out of the house after a long winter.
April is Safe Digging Month
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 09:40 am
The New York State Public Service Commission announced it is participating in the nationwide effort to recognize April 2016 as "Safe Digging Month" as a way to remind excavators and contractors state law requires them to call one of the state's toll-free one-call centers before starting any excavation or digging project.
Who won 'American Idol' finale?
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 09:35 am
Finale featured every 'American Idol' Winner, with performances by superstars Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson, Phillip Phillips, Kellie Pickler, Colton Dixon and David Cook.
Aspiring entrepreneurs enter final round of UB competition
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 09:30 am
Five teams will vie for more than $60,000 in startup funding and in-kind services in the final round of the Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition (Panasci TEC) on April 13 at UB's Center for the Arts.
'Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live!' heads to UB
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 09:30 am
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live!" at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 4. Tickets are $17 to $37 and are on sale now.
2016 Scotty Bowman Showcase rosters announced
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 09:30 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced the rosters for the 12th annual Scotty Bowman Showcase, which will take place Sunday, April 10, at First Niagara Center in Buffalo.
NU biology major wins Outstanding Research Presentation at National Conference
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 09:30 am
Niagara University senior biology major Sonja Opper won the Outstanding Research Presentation award at the 70th annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference, which was held April 2 at Western New England University.
Trent Harmon is crowned final 'American Idol'
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 09:30 am
Thursday night on "American Idol," the lights were dimmed for a final time and host Ryan Seacrest made one last dream come true, as Trent Harmon, 25, from Amory, Mississippi, was named the 15th and final "American Idol" in the history-making series finale live from Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. He beat out La'Porsha Renae.