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truTV announces star-studded slate of guest judges for new series 'Motor City Masters'
Tue, May 20th 2014 08:50 pm
truTV has unveiled the slate of guest judges and competition themes for the first season of "Motor City Masters," the search for America's next great car designer.
Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel welcomes iconic Budweiser Clydesdales May 25
Tue, May 20th 2014 08:45 pm
The world-famous "gentle giants" will make an appearance in Niagara Falls this Memorial Day weekend. The eight Budweiser Clydesdales, complete with a hitch, carriage and Dalmatian dog, will be available for public viewing and photos outside Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 25.
'Teen Choice' returns Sunday, Aug. 10, live on FOX
Tue, May 20th 2014 08:00 pm
Summer can't get here soon enough for "Teen Choice 2014," airing live from UCLA Pauley Pavilion Sunday, Aug. 10 (8 p.m.), on FOX. The annual special celebrates the year's "choicest" teen icons in film, television, music, sports, comedy, fashion and the Web.
CBS wins season in total viewers for sixth straight year
Tue, May 20th 2014 08:00 pm
CBS will win the 2013-2014 season in viewers for the sixth consecutive year and 11th out of the past 12 seasons, according to Nielsen most current ratings through the week ending May 18.
HAL speaker to present information on Lockport's Flight of Five restoration
Tue, May 20th 2014 07:00 am
It's been a challenging undertaking, but stabilization and restoration efforts are underway for the historic Flight of Five locks in Lockport. On Tuesday, May 27, at 7 p.m., the Historical Association of Lewiston will offer a program about the three generations of Erie Canal development, and the resulting construction, demolition and restoration of three eras of Erie Canal locks designed to enable navigation over Niagara's indomitable escarpment.
Niagara Catholic seeking host families
Tue, May 20th 2014 07:00 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School is seeking host families for several foreign exchange students from Vietnam, China and the Philippines for the 2014-15 school year. Students from Vietnam and China will come to Niagara Catholic through a program with Niagara University.
Car wash/hot dog sale fundraiser for 'Hurricane Sandy' cleanup
Tue, May 20th 2014 07:00 am
The United Baptist-Christian Church of Lewiston is having a car wash and hot dog sale Sunday, May 25, to raise funds to send a group of adults to New Jersey in July to assist in the continued rebuilding of communities affected by "Hurricane Sandy."
Development Disabilities Awareness Day celebrates 26 years as largest conference of its kind in U.S.
Mon, May 19th 2014 11:50 pm
The 26th annual Developmental Disabilities Awareness Day will be held at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Dunkin' Donuts announces return of 'Iced Coffee Day' to greater Buffalo area
Mon, May 19th 2014 11:50 pm
Dunkin' Donuts is inviting Buffalo-area residents to get ready for summer with the return of "Iced Coffee Day." On Wednesday, May 21, $1 from every cup of iced coffee sold at participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants throughout the greater Buffalo area will directly benefit Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Carrie Underwood honors soldiers with song written specifically for 'ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops'
Mon, May 19th 2014 11:45 pm
Carrie Underwood, an 11-time Academy of Country Music Awards winner, co-penned a song specifically for the Academy's military tribute show, "ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops." Her performance of the song "Keep Us Safe" will debut during the concert event, which will be broadcast Tuesday, May 20 (9 p.m.), on the CBS Television Network.
Niagara County Industrial Development Agency approves applications for assistance for 3 projects that will generate $7.5 million in capital investment
Mon, May 19th 2014 11:45 pm
The Niagara County Industrial Development Agency board of directors has approved applications for assistance from Reid Petroleum Corp., Irr Supply Centers Inc. and 765 Fairfield Place LLC.

"It's always a positive sign when a company makes an investment in existing infrastructure as it usually means the company is here for the long-term," said Henry M. Sloma, NCIDA chairman. "In this instance, all three of the applicants are making significant financial investments, which will result in a positive economic impact throughout Niagara County - especially in terms of job retention and new job creation."

Miller takes command of 107th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Mon, May 19th 2014 11:45 pm
New York Air National Guard Lt. Col. Deanna Miller, a Youngstown resident, took command of the 70-member 107th Airlift Wing's Logistics Readiness Squadron. She replaces Lt. Col. Kenneth Anderson who retired in April.
'Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate & Princess Adventure' at UB
Mon, May 19th 2014 11:40 pm
Feld Entertainment Inc., producers of "Disney On Ice" and "Disney Live!," is bringing top performing cable TV series for preschoolers to the stage in "Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate & Princess Adventure."
Academy launches its first digital video series, 'Academy Originals'
Mon, May 19th 2014 11:40 pm
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences launches a new digital documentary-style video series, "Academy Originals," which examines everything from the creative process, to the moments that changed the course of filmmaking, to the artists who are charting its future.
'LIVE with Kelly and Michael' announces five finalists in 'LIVE's Top Fitness Instructor' contest
Mon, May 19th 2014 11:40 pm
This morning on "LIVE with Kelly and Michael," hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan announced the five trainers chosen as finalists in the show's "LIVE's Top Fitness Instructor" contest.
Canalside concert featuring George Thorogood & Destroyers rescheduled
Mon, May 19th 2014 11:00 pm
Due to scheduling conflicts, the George Thorogood & The Destroyers ticketed concert originally planned for June 28 at Canalside in Buffalo has been rescheduled to Friday, June 27. Tickets purchased through TicketFly.com for the original date will be valid June 27.
Zamir Gotta visits Niagara Falls
Mon, May 19th 2014 03:50 pm
Russian producer, broadcaster and creative thinker Zamir Gotta visited Niagara Falls last weekend. Zamir, head of Gotta Media LLC, sampled local cuisine and toured world-famous attractions.
'24: Live Another Day': Mary Lynn Rajskub talks Chloe 2.0
Mon, May 19th 2014 01:15 pm
"24" fans were ecstatic when FOX announced it was bringing the show back for a limited-run series. They were elated Jack Bauer would return, once more, to save the day. And, they were, well, curious about Chloe's new look.
Zientara charged
Mon, May 19th 2014 11:40 am
The individual responsible for a daylong standoff in the Village of Lewiston was charged Sunday night with arson in the second degree.
Beach House repeats as 'Best Fish Fry' winner
Mon, May 19th 2014 11:20 am
For the second year in a row, Grand Island's The Beach House has won Niagara Frontier Publication's "Best Fish Fry" contest.
BBB call for scholarship entries: $21,000 in funds available for high school seniors
Mon, May 19th 2014 07:00 am
College-bound students are full of expectations. But many are worried when it comes to paying for their education. Better Business Bureau serving Upstate New York is proud to again offer the Edward A. Schmidt Student of Integrity Memorial Scholarship, which honors students who exhibit high standards of ethical and honest behavior.
Lewiston standoff ends with house fire, suspect taken into custody
Sun, May 18th 2014 07:30 pm
A 12-hour standoff Sunday ended with a Village of Lewiston resident taken into custody. Leonard A. Zientara, 51, of 430 West Lane, surrendered himself to New York State Police after allegedly setting his house on fire.
Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman and Jennifer Lopez headline 'LIVE With Kelly and Michael'
Sat, May 17th 2014 05:00 pm
Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence talks about the new film "X-Men: Days of Future Past," and singer-songwriter Phillip Phillips performs for the "LIVE" audience.
Corwin, local officials announce drive benefiting troops abroad
Sat, May 17th 2014 04:50 pm
In honor of the many brave troops serving this nation overseas, Assemblywoman Jane Corwin is partnering with Congressman Chris Collins, State Sen. George Maziarz, the Blue Star Mothers, Boy Scouts of America and a number of local grocery stores to collect items for care packages to send to the men and women stationed in remote areas around the globe. This inaugural "Support Our Troops" drive is open to the public to make contributions through May and June.

"As Memorial Day approaches, I am hopeful that our community will take time to reflect on the many freedoms that we have as Americans, and the price of that freedom, as we remember and honor those who have sacrificed so much to defend our way of life," Corwin said.

Sign up for safe boating
Sat, May 17th 2014 04:50 pm
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 3-1 is offering "About Boating Safely" classes from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 31, at the Officers Club of Fort Niagara in Youngstown.
Josh Groban to host with Brad Paisley, Kesha and Ludacris as panel of experts on ABC's 'Rising Star'
Sat, May 17th 2014 04:45 pm
Internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter Josh Groban, country music superstar Brad Paisley, pop music sensation Kesha, and hip-hop artist and actor Ludacris have signed on to ABC's "Rising Star," which premieres Sunday, June 22 (9 p.m.).
Global superstars will rock Monte Carlo at World Music Awards
Sat, May 17th 2014 04:45 pm
The 22nd edition of the international World Music Awards will air on Wednesday, May 28, from 8-10 p.m. on NBC, as well as 180 other networks around the world. The event will be held May 27 at the glamorous Monte Carlo Sporting Club in Monaco.
Schneiderman releases report outlining urgent need to pass microbeads ban
Sat, May 17th 2014 04:45 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has released a new report prepared by his environmental protection bureau detailing the dangers microbeads - tiny plastic beads that are included in many commercial cosmetic products - pose to New York's waterways. The report, titled "Unseen Threat: How Microbeads Harm New York Waters, Wildlife, Health And Environment," highlights the need to pass the attorney general's Microbead-Free Waters Act, proposed earlier this year. This bill would make New York the first in the nation to ban the sale of products containing microbeads.
DEC announces fourth annual Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week
Sat, May 17th 2014 04:40 pm
The fourth annual Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week will be held from May 18-24, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced.
Season's funniest video will be revealed from Walt Disney World Resort on 'America's Funniest Home Videos'
Sat, May 17th 2014 04:40 pm
Tom Bergeron shows off his Disney Side as he hosts the season finale of "America's Funniest Home Videos" from the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, Sunday at 7 p.m. on ABC.
Buffalo Philharmonic honors military personnel at revamped 'Star Spangled Pops' concert
Sat, May 17th 2014 04:40 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic's Memorial Day tradition will get an updated twist this year. The BPO and Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus present "Star Spangled Pops" at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 23, and at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 24, at Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo, as part of the BlueCross BlueShield Pops Series.
New Dunkin' Donuts restaurant opens in Amherst near University at Buffalo campus
Sat, May 17th 2014 11:45 am
Dunkin' Donuts recently announced the opening of its newest Buffalo-area restaurant at 1280 Sweet Home Road in Amherst. A grand opening celebration offering gift baskets, giveaways and prizes for guests will be held Saturday, May 17, from 2 to 4 p.m.
'Girls Night Out' fundraiser benefits WNY Ovarian Cancer Project
Sat, May 17th 2014 07:00 am
On Friday, June 6, Dr. Juliana Marciniak is hosting the second annual "Girls Night Out" fundraiser, from 6-9 p.m. at Peak Performance Chiropractic & Wellness Center, 2625 Delaware Ave. This event will benefit the work of the WNY Ovarian Cancer Project.
Lew-Port presents $41.2 mil budget
Sat, May 17th 2014 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Board of Education will present a $41.2 million spending plan to the voters of the district Tuesday, May 20.
Porter Town Board hears it on beach access
Sat, May 17th 2014 07:00 am
Never underestimate the power of speaking out at a Town Board meeting.
Youngstown Police reinstate ride-along program
Sat, May 17th 2014 07:00 am
For years, police officers in departments throughout Western New York have been struggling to build positive relationships with the public. By incorporating a ride-along program, many are hopeful, including Youngstown Mayor Raleigh Reynolds, that police can void the gap between what people think happens on a typical shift on patrol and what actually happens.
Bridgewater senior housing plan back to stage one
Sat, May 17th 2014 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston is taking a wait-and-see approach following Thursday's determination in State Supreme Court that now places the Bridgewater senior housing proposal back into the hands of the town.
Village of Lewiston: Collesano seeks re-election as mayor
Sat, May 17th 2014 07:00 am
Terry C. Collesano has announced his candidacy as mayor for the Village of Lewiston.
Lewiston-Porter seeking host families
Sat, May 17th 2014 07:00 am
Lewiston-Porter High School is in need of host families for its International Student Diploma Program.
Library fundraiser at Bandana's
Sat, May 17th 2014 07:00 am
The Friends of the Youngstown Free Library invites the community to support its next fundraiser on Monday, May 19, at Bandana's Bar and Grill, 930 Lake Road, in Porter. The restaurant is giving 10 percent of the sales of meals eaten in the dining room and patio that day to the Friends to benefit the library. This includes breakfast, lunch and dinner from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
 


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