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Ceretto: Education summit rescheduled for Feb. 13
Tue, Jan 28th 2014 06:00 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto has announced the education summit originally set for Jan. 6 has been rescheduled to Thursday, Feb. 13, at 6 p.m. inside Niagara Falls High School. The summit had to be postponed due to blizzard conditions in Western New York.
NBC set to air 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Monday, Aug. 25
Tue, Jan 28th 2014 06:00 pm
The 66th Primetime Emmys are scheduled for Monday, Aug. 25, live coast-to-coast (8-11 p.m. ET), from the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles.
Higgins applauds NYPA action on Robert Moses Parkway project
Tue, Jan 28th 2014 01:25 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, applauded action by the New York Power Authority board of trustees to approve $2 million toward a project to remove portions of the Robert Moses Parkway in Niagara Falls.

NYPA funding will pay for engineering and environmental clearance for phase one of the Robert Moses Parkway project, officially called the Niagara Gorge Corridor Project, which extends from NYS Route 104 (Main Street) to Findlay Drive in Niagara Falls. According to the agreement, NYPA will pay for:

'M&T Third Fridays' presents: 'A "Lively" Night at The Buffalo History Museum'
Tue, Jan 28th 2014 12:25 pm
On Friday, Feb. 21, Western New York history will come to life during "M&T Third Fridays: A 'Lively' Night at The Buffalo History Museum." Admission is free all day, and a full program of history-related activities and entertainment will take place from 6-9 p.m.
State Labor Department releases preliminary December 2013 area unemployment rates
Tue, Jan 28th 2014 12:25 pm
The New York State Department of Labor today released preliminary local area unemployment rates for December 2013.
GasBuddy study finds best day for motorists to fill up
Tue, Jan 28th 2014 12:20 pm
A GasBuddy analysis released today tracked trends over the past four years showing what day of the week saw the cheapest gasoline price.
Mount St. Mary's Foundation names officers for 2014
Tue, Jan 28th 2014 10:15 am
The Mount St. Mary's Foundation has announced its officers for the 2014.
Oscars to celebrate 75th anniversary of 'The Wizard of Oz'
Tue, Jan 28th 2014 10:05 am
This year's Oscars will honor the 75th anniversary of "The Wizard of Oz," a best picture nominee in 1939, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today.
NHL Stadium Series sets viewership records across NBC and NBCSN
Tue, Jan 28th 2014 10:05 am
The NHL Stadium Series matchups from iconic venues in Los Angeles and New York this past weekend set viewership records across NBC and NBCSN, continuing NBC Sports Group's strong NHL ratings this season.
Mental health advocates back budget proposals that reinvest state hospital, Medicaid savings to grow community supports
Tue, Jan 28th 2014 10:00 am
More than 600 New Yorkers with psychiatric disabilities and community mental health providers braved the bitter weather today to urge state legislators in Albany to support what they called one of the largest single increases in community-based mental health services in state history.
Buffalo's Queen City Roller Girls double-header
Tue, Jan 28th 2014 10:00 am
Come watch the Queen City Junior Roller Girls take on the Enchanted Mountain Juniors, followed by the Suicidal Saucies and the Alley Kats going head-to-head on the track in their first bouts of the season.
KeyBank and partners offering free federal tax return prep in Buffalo
Tue, Jan 28th 2014 07:00 am
On Feb. 8, KeyBank is partnering with Belmont Housing Resources of Western New York to host its annual "Super Refund Saturday" event in Buffalo. The event will take place at Belmont Housing Resources of Western New York, 1195 Main St., Buffalo, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Ceretto sponsors legislation to strengthen equal pay protections for women in the workplace
Tue, Jan 28th 2014 07:00 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto is the primary Assembly sponsor of stand-alone legislation designed to strengthen equal pay provisions for women in the workplace. As the primary sponsor of the equal pay bill in the Assembly, Ceretto will work diligently to push this legislation through the Assembly and the Senate and onto the governor's desk to be signed.
Niagara USA Chamber reveals Chamber Honors award recipients
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 05:35 pm
The Niagara USA Chamber proudly presents the Chamber Honors 2014 annual dinner Friday, March 14, at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel Event Center, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls. This year's honorees are:
Three flood recovery assistance bills pass Senate
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 05:30 pm
State Sen. George D. Maziarz has announced three bills he is co-sponsoring to provide financial assistance to municipalities and residents affected by excessive flood damage in Niagara County in the early summer of 2013 were approved today by the New York State Senate.
Syfy's hit series 'Helix' shatters channel records
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 04:55 pm
Syfy's new hit series "Helix" continued to set channel DVR records, leaping 82 percent among Adults 18-49 (1.34 million), 74 percent in Adults 25-54 (1.55 million) and 64 percent in total viewers (3.0 million) for the premiere Jan. 10 - the largest increases ever for a Syfy scripted series in L7 viewing.
Forget that snowy stuff
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 03:55 pm
Niagara Falls was thinking spring over the weekend as The Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo took place inside The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Bobby Flay faces off against chefs in 'Beat Bobby Flay'
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 03:40 pm
Skilled chefs compete for the opportunity to cook against culinary master Bobby Flay in the new eight-episode competition series "Beat Bobby Flay," premiering Thursday, March 6, at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
Lindsey Vonn joins 'Today' and NBC Sports
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 03:30 pm
Gold medal alpine skier Lindsey Vonn will join NBC as an Olympic correspondent for the "Today" show and NBC Sports during the 2014 Winter Olympics.
A.G. Schneiderman announces arrest of Youngstown doctor
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 03:15 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the arrest and arraignment of Daniel C. Gillick, a Youngstown doctor who allegedly sold prescriptions for a controlled substance to a Medicaid recipient, in exchange for the recipient returning half of the medication prescribed to him for each prescription.
DiNapoli: The state may have your money
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 03:15 pm
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli urges New Yorkers to see if any of the $12.5 billion in lost and forgotten money currently being held by his office could be theirs. More than 30 million accounts are unclaimed in New York, some dating back to the 1940s. An interactive map created by DiNapoli's office shows the number of outstanding accounts and monetary values by county.
First income tax refunds of 2014 issued by NYS Tax Department
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 03:15 pm
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today issued the first income tax refunds of 2014. Each of the 87 refunds totaling more than $15,000 were direct deposited into taxpayer bank accounts. The average refund was $183, and they range up to $1,356.
'American Idol XIII' brings fans new voting experience with Google and on-air voting trends from Facebook
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 02:25 pm
FremantleMedia, 19 Entertainment/CORE Media Group and FOX have announced groundbreaking partnerships with search powerhouse Google and online social networking giant Facebook, designed to give fans powerful new interactive on-air and online experiences with "American Idol XIII" live shows.
Niagara University launches free mobile application
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 02:25 pm
Niagara University has launched a free mobile application to help iPhone, iPod Touch and Android devices connect to campus from anywhere in the world.
NBC Sports Group's coverage of NHL Stadium Series continues with Islanders-Rangers from Yankee Stadium
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 02:25 pm
NBC Sports Group's coverage of the NHL Stadium Series continues this week with bragging rights on the line from historic Yankee Stadium, when the New York Islanders face the New York Rangers on "Wednesday Night Rivalry" at 7:30 p.m. on NBCSN. Coverage begins with "NHL Live," NBC Sports Group's live NHL pre-game and post-game studio show, on-site at Yankee Stadium at 6:30 p.m. on NBCSN.
Falletta and BPO prepare for second 'Florida Friends' tour
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 02:00 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic is embarking on its second tour of Florida under the baton of Music Director JoAnn Falletta. The five-city, six-concert tour of Florida take place Feb.7-12.
New coffee shop in Wilson
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 12:40 pm
Wilson has a new coffee shop. The Wilson Brew Co. held its grand opening Saturday, Jan. 18. There were drawings and giveaways for the large crowd that came out on a snowy morning to attend the opening.
Lewiston Police Blotter for Jan. 25, 2014
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 12:40 pm
The following activity occurred Monday, Jan. 13, to Sunday, Jan. 19, as reported by the Lewiston Police Department. LPD logged a total of 108 response calls during this period.
'Johnnies Adventures' book signing at Stone House
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 12:35 pm
Local author Suzanne Simon Dietz and illustrator Rex Taylor Stewart signed copies of their books in the "Johnnies Adventures" series at The Stone House in Lewiston.
Lewiston Senior Center announces 2014 officers
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 12:30 pm
Town of Lewiston Supervisor Dennis Brochey officiated the Jan. 14 swearing-in ceremony of the Lewiston Senior Center officers. Officers for 2014 include:
Lewiston Senior Center programs, activities for February
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 12:30 pm
The Town of Lewiston Senior Center, 4361 Lower River Road, announces its monthly schedule of programs and activities for February. These include:
Mark Daul: Be wary when approaching fox
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 12:30 pm
"Cute little buggers, aren't they?"
Youngstown Lions address markers on sale
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 12:30 pm
The Youngstown Lions Club announces 911 reflective address markers are now on sale to help improve the safety of area communities.
'Spring It On' and raise funds for local nonprofits
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 11:50 am
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County has announced it will host its second annual "Spring It On" campaign, a 24-hour online fundraising event to be held Thursday, March 20 - the first day of spring.
New York Lottery's 'Mission for Education' campaign launches with singing contest for students
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 11:50 am
The New York Lottery has announced a new campaign reminding players of the lottery's core mission: providing aid for education across New York state. As part of this program, the lottery and its advertising agency, DDB New York, created a new television commercial featuring students singing "Thank You For Being A Friend."
Abraham Lincoln's birthday celebration at Buffalo History Museum
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 09:20 am
The Buffalo History Museum boasts the distinction of hosting the longest-running ceremonial celebration of our 16th president's birthday in the U.S.
Blues legend and Grammy winner James Cotton to perform at Kleinhans Music Hall
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 09:20 am
James Cotton, a great American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter, who has performed and recorded with many of the greatest blues artists in history, comes to Buffalo, Friday, April 11, for a perform with the James Cotton Blues Band at Kleinhans Music Hall.
Giddy-up! The Chinese Year of the Horse is upon us
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 09:20 am
The University at Buffalo Confucius Institute and the Chinese Club of Western New York will celebrate the Chinese Lunar Year of the (energetic, bright, warm-hearted, intelligent and able) Horse on Feb. 2 with its annual free public performance of music, dance and Chinese martial arts.
Lewiston Beautification Commission meeting scheduled
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 09:20 am
The Lewiston Beautification Commission will meet Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 6 p.m. in the Red Brick Municipal Building.
'CBS News Live Experiences' launches with '50 Years: The Beatles'
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 09:20 am
"CBS News Live Experiences" will launch with "50 Years: The Beatles," a live, interactive multimedia event to mark the 50th anniversary of the band's first American television appearance on CBS's "The Ed Sullivan Show."
 


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