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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.
'The Voice': Meet Caity Peters, Pharrell's 'secret weapon'
Thu, Apr 7th 2016 05:15 pm
21-year-old Caity Peters, a self-described "black sheep of the family," is turning into a dark horse on season 10 of NBC's hit series "The Voice."
Food Bank of Western New York promotes Kelly O'Neil to marketing & development manager
Thu, Apr 7th 2016 04:30 pm
Marylou Borowiak, president and CEO of the Food Bank of Western New York, recently announced the promotion of Kelly O'Neil to marketing and development manager. O'Neil previously served as communications and donor relations supervisor for the Food Bank.
More Niagara County practices join HEALTHeLINK, Western New York's clinical information exchange
Thu, Apr 7th 2016 04:30 pm
HEALTHeLINK today announced several Niagara County practices and health care organizations as the newest participants in Western New York's clinical information exchange.
Missing person alert
Thu, Apr 7th 2016 04:15 pm
The Lockport Police Department is looking for help in locating a missing person from the City of Lockport. The missing person is 25-year-old Heather Grimmer. She is approximately 5'2" tall, 120 pounds, with blue eyes, brown hair and tattoos on her wrist (black ropes).
Buffalo Sabres recall forwards Rodrigues, Schneider
Thu, Apr 7th 2016 09:55 am
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled forwards Evan Rodrigues and Cole Schneider from the Rochester Americans (AHL). Both players will be joining the Sabres for their first career recall.
Watch 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' trailer
Thu, Apr 7th 2016 09:50 am
The brand-new teaser trailer for "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" just debuted on "Good Morning America," and is available to watch here.
Schneiderman kicks off National Financial Literacy Month with consumer alert about common tax season scams
Wed, Apr 6th 2016 04:55 pm
With this year's tax deadline looming and April marking National Financial Literacy Month, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman offered New Yorkers tips to avoid falling victim to reported tax season scams.
914th Airlift Wing commander talks NFARS on Capitol Hill
Wed, Apr 6th 2016 04:50 pm
Col. Brian S. Bowman, commander of the Air Force Reserve's 914th Airlift Wing, met with members of Capitol Hill in March.
Niagara County leads by example on organ donor registry: Jastrzemski, Updegrove, gov't leaders sign up to donate
Wed, Apr 6th 2016 02:10 pm
Surrounded by roughly two-dozen county leaders who agreed to be organ donors, Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski added his name to the New York State Donate Life Registry at the Lockport Department of Motor Vehicles Tuesday.
Finalists announced for 2016 American Country Countdown Awards
Wed, Apr 6th 2016 01:35 pm
Finalists for the 2016 American Country Countdown Awards were announced today. Country superstar Luke Bryan dominates the list with seven category nods, followed by newcomer Sam Hunt with five, Thomas Rhett and Zac Brown Band each with four, and Florida Georgia Line with three.
'SAL' the Surgical Robot celebrates another milestone
Wed, Apr 6th 2016 01:25 pm
"SAL" the Surgical Robot recently completed its 750th surgical procedure at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
(716) to host 'Masters Brunch' Sunday
Wed, Apr 6th 2016 01:20 pm
(716) Food and Sport will continue the "Ultimate Fan Destination Series" on Sunday with the "Masters Brunch." The second annual event begins at 11 a.m. and will be highlighted by a premium brunch buffet while the tournament's final round plays on (716)'s 38-foot video screen.
Poloncarz in Washington for meeting of opioid crisis task force
Wed, Apr 6th 2016 01:20 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz will be in Washington, D.C., this week to join colleagues from across the country to begin serving on the opioid crisis task force, composed of members from the National Association of Counties and National League of Cities.
German hospitality expert to speak at NU about sustainability in tourism industry
Wed, Apr 6th 2016 01:15 pm
Willy Legrand, Ph.D., a professor of hospitality management at the International University of Applied Sciences in Bad Honnef, Germany, will keynote an April 26 event at Niagara University that is focused on climate adaptive innovations for the international hospital industry.
'Grimm' renewed for sixth season as Friday night series readies to tell new tales
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 07:15 pm
The war on Wesen rages on! NBC's Friday night drama series "Grimm" has been renewed for a sixth season.
 

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