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'Let It Go' Oscar-winning team write original musical number for host Neil Patrick Harris
Tue, Jan 27th 2015 04:15 pm
Oscar host Neil Patrick Harris and show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced the Oscar-winning songwriting team from "Frozen," Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, are in the midst of writing an original multimedia musical sequence, "Moving Pictures," which Harris will perform "Oscar Sunday," Feb. 22, on ABC.
Five interesting foods that should be on everyone's bucket list
Tue, Jan 27th 2015 04:10 pm
Whether you live for culinary adventure, or unfamiliar items on your plate make you nervous, trying new foods is a worthwhile endeavor. But even avid foodies don't have the time to try everything.
How to get the best travel deals in 2015
Tue, Jan 27th 2015 04:10 pm
Looking to get more out of your vacation dollar? Before booking, take a cue from the experts.
Donald Trump to announce winner of NBC's 'The Celebrity Apprentice' on live two-hour telecast
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 05:00 pm
Donald Trump, executive producer and star of NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice," will announce the season 14 winner in a live television event from New York City Monday, Feb. 16 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT).
'The Voice' star Adam Levine to perform at 87th Oscars
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 05:00 pm
Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and actor Adam Levine will perform the Oscar-nominated song "Lost Stars" at the 87th Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. Neil Patrick Harris will host the Oscars.
Ortt named chairman of committee on mental health
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 05:00 pm
State Sen. Robert Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, has been named chairman of the standing committee on mental health and developmental disabilities.
Boomer Esiason and Katharine McPhee host 'Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 2015'
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 04:55 pm
"Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 2015" is an interactive countdown special where viewers will be able to vote live on www.cbs.com/superbowl/commercials for their favorite Super Bowl commercials.
New York's arts and cultural leaders cheer Cuomo's support for NYSCA
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 04:50 pm
Arts leaders from around the state cheered news Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's 2015 budget proposal included a $5 million increase for the New York State Council on the Arts and praised the effort of NYSCA Chairman Aby Rosen, who promoted it.
Ortt: November storm victims honored
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 04:50 pm
During legislative session in Senate Chambers Monday, State Sen. Robert Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, took a few minutes to thank Niagara Falls resident Barnette Burton, 63, for joining him in Albany to remember her son and the 12 others who lost their lives in the November storm.
Nikita Zadorov suspended by Buffalo Sabres
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 04:50 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will suspend defenseman Nikita Zadorov, who missed today's practice, for failure to report to the team on time following the NHL all-star break.
Buffalo Sabres recall goaltender Matt Hackett from Rochester
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 04:50 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled goaltender Matt Hackett from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League to replace injured goaltender Michal Neuvirth.
Buffalo Sabres recall forward Matt Ellis
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 04:50 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled forward Matt Ellis from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.
Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart to appear and Ariana Grande to perform on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' post-Super Bowl show
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 12:05 pm
Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart and Ariana Grande will be guest stars when "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" airs a special post-Super Bowl telecast Sunday, Feb. 1, from the Orpheum Theater in Phoenix.
School's out for 10 skilled cooks battling for grand prize in Food Network series 'All-Star Academy'
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 11:45 am
Ten talented and successful home cooks from around the country compete in intense culinary challenges as they are mentored by some of Food Network's most popular chefs, while competing for a $50,000 grand prize in "All-Star Academy," premiering Sunday, March 1 (9 p.m.).
Erie County DPW exhibits award-winning innovation
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 11:25 am
The Erie County Department of Public Works has garnered statewide recognition for its innovation in paving technology after being named the 2014 HMA Showcase Award winner by the Hot Mix Asphalt Association, which promotes the use of hot mix asphalt for multiple paving purposes.
BBB warning: Child predator email scam preys on concerned parents
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 11:15 am
Fake email warnings about a child predator being in the neighborhood are the latest methods scammers are using to steal personal information, warns the Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York.
Share something sweet with Niagara Wine Trail this Valentine's Day
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 11:15 am
Treat your sweetheart to local wines paired with chocolate during the Niagara Wine Trail's "Be Mine with Wine" event, Valentine's Day weekend (Feb. 13-15).
Panepinto earns first committee assignments, including two leadership posts
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 11:15 am
State Sen. Marc Panepinto released the following statement on his appointment to eight separate New York State Senate committees:
UB team partners with NASA to design, implement, evaluate global obesity prevention programs
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 11:10 am
A University at Buffalo obesity prevention research team headed by epidemiologist and childhood obesity expert Dr. Youfa Wang is working with NASA as an official collaborative partner in its global "Mission X: Train Like an Astronaut" program.
'A Taste of The Niagara Region' is this weekend
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 10:45 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue is putting final plans in place for "A Taste of The Niagara Region," its fundraiser taking place this Saturday, Jan. 31. The event will run from noon until 3 p.m. at The Conference & Event Center, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls.
NU ramps up volunteer income tax assistance program for 2015
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 10:45 am
For a 34th year, students from NU's College of Business Administration will help members of the Niagara Falls community file state and federal income taxes this spring.
Memorial Medical Center names Wilson director of reimbursement, revenue cycle management
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 10:30 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has appointed Nicolette M. Wilson, MBA, as director of reimbursement and revenue cycle management.
Mount St. Mary's hosts day of 'Celebrating Excellence'
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 10:30 am
Mount St. Mary's Hospital is holding a day of "Celebrating Excellence" on Tuesday.
Second episode of 'Helix' reveals new details, poses new questions
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 11:55 pm
"Helix" and head-scratching go hand-in-hand.
Water Street Landing hosts disco fundraiser for Lexi's Place
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 05:40 pm
Water Street Landing hosts its seventh annual disco, this time featuring tunes from Déja Groove Band. The free admission event begins at 8 p.m. and features prizes for best threads and shagadelic moves. Proceeds will benefit Lexi's Place.
Barker Lions Recognize Roger Harrison with Uplinger Award
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 05:30 pm
At the Jan. 21 meeting of the Barker Lions, District Gov. Mike Lawkowski presented member Roger Harrison with the Robert J. Uplinger Award.
Islander part of 'Survivor' cast
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 10:25 am
Kelly Remington, a four-year resident of Grand Island, is among the castaways introduced Wednesday for the CBS reality television show "Survivor."
Queen City Roller Girls prepare for ninth season at new venue
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 07:10 am
Roller derby: It's kind of like a hard-core sorority.
Rose Chiropractic hosts 'Doctors with a Heart Day'
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 07:05 am
Area residents are invited to again be a part of "Doctors with a Heart Day."
Stella Niagara first-grader has a scientific birthday
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 07:00 am
Stella Niagara Education Park first-grade student William Wagner treated his classmates to a visit from the Buffalo Museum of Science for his seventh birthday. William, whose actual birthday fell during the Christmas break, said, "It was my mom's idea!"
WM donates blankets to Niagara County Sheriff's Office
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 07:00 am
Waste Management, parent company of CWM Chemical Services in Porter, recently delivered blankets to the Niagara County Sheriff's Office.
Village of Lewiston: Anne Welch appointed to Planning Board
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 07:00 am
Following an executive session Tuesday night, the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees unanimously approved the appointment of Anne Welch to the Planning Board/Historic Preservation Commission.
Music students push for program restoration
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 05:20 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.
Kleinhans Music Hall announces grants for revitalization campaign
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 05:05 pm
This summer, after the close of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's season and the last of the high school graduations, the well-worn, circa-1968 seats in Kleinhans Music Hall's main auditorium will be replaced, thanks to the generosity of local foundations, announced Christopher N. Brown, chairman of the board of directors of Kleinhans Management Music Hall Inc.
Division director joins HANCI
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 05:00 pm
Health Association of Niagara County President/CEO John Kinner announced that Lori Roche, MSN, RN, MBA/HC has agreed to lead the HANCI Home Care division as its new director.
Welcome to Lewiston, 700 Center St.
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 05:00 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday for Barbara Crouthamel and her three units at 700 Center St.: Lovin' My Bags, Naturally Organics and the Juice Bistro and Café.
Niagara County SPCA hires new staff
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 05:00 pm
Amy Lewis, executive director of the Niagara County SPCA, announced the hiring of Polla Milligan as director of development. For the past nine years, Milligan has been the grant writer and development coordinator at the Food Bank of Western New York in Buffalo.
People Inc. sharpens its focus on health care with new executive-level appointment
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:55 pm
People Inc. recently expanded its senior leadership team with the appointment of Bonnie R. Sloma as senior vice president.