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Oakwood Cemetery ceremony
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:25 pm
Oakwood Cemetery Association will host a National Register of Historic Places presentation ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, in the Historic E.B. Green Designed Mausoleum, 763 Portage Road, Niagara Falls. Congressman Brian Higgins will serve as a presenter.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue receives $5,000 ASPCA grant
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:20 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue is the recipient of a $5,000 grant from the ASPCA and Subaru Rescue Ride that will assist the agency's shelter partners and transport partners, with monetary support to enable the transport of dogs sitting in overcrowded shelters awaiting their forever homes.
Fallsview Casino Resort & Casino Niagara nets multiple industry awards for leadership and innovation
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:20 pm
Though Canada's Thanksgiving is past, Niagara Casinos is still reflecting on how much it has to be thankful for this year.
'Daryl's House Presents: Hall-oween & Oates, A Special Performance By Daryl Hall & John Oates'
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:20 pm
Legendary performers Daryl Hall & John Oates have teamed up with Live Nation and Yahoo to live stream their sold-out Halloween night concert live from "Daryl's House" in Pawling. The event is officially titled "Daryl's House Presents: Hall-oween & Oates."
Buffalo Sabres to retire Dominik Hasek's jersey
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:20 pm
The Buffalo Sabres will officially retire the jersey of goaltender Dominik Hasek, one of the most prolific goaltenders in NHL history, in a ceremony scheduled to take place Jan. 13, 2015, prior to the team's home game against the Detroit Red Wings at First Niagara Center.
NYPA trustees approve economic development measures to create more than 150 jobs in Western New York
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:20 pm
The New York Power Authority board of trustees has approved new allocations of low-cost hydropower to two firms in Western New York and nearly $600,000 in Western New York Power Proceeds awards for three other firms in the region.
Sanborn Historical Society presents '8 Miracles That Saved America'
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 07:00 am
The British set fire to the White House 200 years ago during the War of 1812. Some people think what happened next could be considered a miracle. This topic, along with several other improbable events that saved this country, will be discussed by local author Lee Simonson at the Sanborn Historical Society meeting.
'The Voice': Sugar Joans, Jean Kelley triumphant in 'Battle'
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 04:20 pm
Though it's called the "Battle Round," coaches on "The Voice" want the competition's second stage to be cooperative. So, while singers are "battling" head-to-head for a shot at the third round, the "Knockouts," they must find harmony with one another - literally and figuratively.
'The Voice': James David Carter, Craig Wayne Boyd prove they're country stars to beat
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 04:15 pm
For better or worse, coach Blake Shelton paired his top two male singers in the "Battle Rounds." What ensued was one of "The Voice's" best country music performances ever.
Support Community Missions at Pizza Hut fundraiser
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 01:20 pm
Pizza Hut, 7721 Niagara Falls Blvd., will hold a fundraiser for Community Missions beginning at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21. Present the ticket below (also available at www.communitymissions.org/pizza-hut) and 20 percent of pre-taxed sales will be donated to youth services at Community Missions.
Cornerstone celebrates International Credit Union Day with random acts of kindness throughout Niagara County
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 01:00 pm
To celebrate International Credit Union Day Oct. 16, Cornerstone CFCU staff participated in several random acts of kindness throughout the Niagara County area.
Ebola message from Niagara County public health director
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 01:00 pm
As the Ebola situation evolves, the Niagara County Department of Health continues to work collaboratively with Niagara County hospitals, the Niagara County Department of Emergency Management, first responder agencies, the New York State Department of Health, Customs and Border Protection and many other local, state and federal partners.
Hugh Jackman, Keanu Reeves headline guest lineup on 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 01:00 pm
Nationally syndicated morning talk show "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" announces the lineup of guests appearing on the show this week.
Whoopi Goldberg, TROIKA Entertainment and Sister Act On Tour present 'Sister Act' at UB
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 01:00 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents the national tour of "Sister Act" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 9.
Empire State College at Cheektowaga to hold information sessions
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 12:55 pm
State University of New York Empire State College will hold public information sessions about its associate's and bachelor's degree programs at its Niagara Frontier Center.
EntrepreNU competition exceeds 100 participants and 30 teams
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 12:50 pm
Niagara University students care about the challenges related to food, hunger and nutrition faced by so many residents of the City of Niagara Falls. They have responded in almost overwhelming numbers to the opportunity to find new and innovative ways to aid these residents.
Daemen to screen 'All Quiet on the Western Front'
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 12:50 pm
"All Quiet on the Western Front," the epic 1930 war film considered one of the most realistic accounts of warfare, will be presented in the next Daemen College Film Series event at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, in the Wick Campus Center Alumni Lounge.
Fathom Events, UFC bring sold-out UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum to U.S. cinemas live Nov. 15
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 12:50 pm
The UFC returns to movie theaters nationwide at 10 p.m. ET Saturday, Nov. 15, as Fathom Events and the UFC bring UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum, the UFC's first-ever event in Mexico, to the big screen.
Ceretto seeks Tesla site in Niagara Falls
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 12:50 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-I-C-Lewiston, ranking member on the Assembly's parks, recreation and tourism committee, is working with local officials, area historical groups and concerned citizens to create a comprehensive Tesla historic site in Niagara Falls.
Low-cost spay/neuter clinic for cats
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 12:50 pm
Niagara Feline Friends is sponsoring a low-cost spay/neuter clinic for cats Sunday, Nov. 2. The cost is $75, which includes the spay/neuter surgery, rabies and distemper shots.
Buffalo History Museum's 16th annual 'Paint the Town' art auction is nigh
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 07:00 am
For the 16th year, the social celebration of art, history and community will take place at The Buffalo History Museum. The annual "Paint the Town" fundraiser will feature both live and silent auctions, and will include a wide range of artworks by more than 50 artists with strong ties to the Buffalo region.
Light Up the Boulevard set of for third edition Nov. 22
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 07:00 am
The third annual Grand Island Light Up the Boulevard Electric Light Parade and Festivities, a joint venture between the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Grand Island, especially the Recreation Department, will take place Saturday, Nov. 22.
Lew-Port Alumni Association inducts three into Hall of Fame
Sat, Oct 18th 2014 08:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Alumni Association held its sixth annual induction ceremony Thursday at the Lewiston-Porter High School auditorium, honoring Distinguished Alumni for 2014.
Comptroller's report: Lew-Port criticized
Sat, Oct 18th 2014 08:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter School District received some unfavorable news this week from the state comptroller's office.
Pet etiquette for hotel stays: Preparing for holiday travel
Sat, Oct 18th 2014 07:00 am
With the holiday season fast approaching, many families are planning their travels ... and bringing along Fido and Fluffy to stay with them at pet-friendly hotels! Be sure to plan ahead and take all the necessary precautions to ensure your pets' travels during the holidays are happy and safe.
Niagara Arts Guild announces show winners
Sat, Oct 18th 2014 07:00 am
Winners of The Niagara Arts Guild Fall Art Show were announced at the Lockside Art Center at the show's recent opening reception.
Pink Elephant Auction
Sat, Oct 18th 2014 07:00 am
The annual Pink Elephant Chinese Auction and Luncheon will be held Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
Obit: Paul Prozeller Sr.
Sat, Oct 18th 2014 07:00 am
The family of Paul Prozeller Sr. sadly announces his death, Sept. 22, 2014, at Waianae, Hawaii, at the age of 92, due to a stroke.
DelMonte nominated for State Supreme Court
Sat, Oct 18th 2014 07:00 am
Niagara Falls attorney John J. DelMonte has received the nomination of the 8th Judicial District for State Supreme Court, according to a campaign announcement earlier this month.
Phallen facing more charges
Sat, Oct 18th 2014 07:00 am
The saga of accused sex offender Iver Phallen, 67, of Lewiston, took a new turn in Niagara County Court this week where he faced arraignment before Justice Sara Sheldon Farkas.
Padma Lakshmi, Fabio Viviani Mark Consuelos on ABC's 'The Chew'
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 03:55 pm
During the week of Oct. 20-24, "The Chew" welcomes guests Padma Lakshmi ("Top Chef"); Chef Fabio Viviani (author: "Fabio's Italian Kitchen"); Kris Jenner (author: "In The Kitchen With Kris"); Hannah Hart (author: "My Drunk Kitchen"); Jason Thompson (ABC's "General Hospital") and Mark Consuelos ("Alpha House").
Up to $10 million for Robert Moses Parkway South
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 03:55 pm
The Empire State Development board of directors met in New York City and approved $19 million in funding for nine projects that are spurring economic growth and opportunity in New York.
Niagara Falls travel advisory
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 03:50 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation today announced bridge maintenance is scheduled to occur on Saturday on Interstate 190 in the City of Niagara Falls.
NYPA awards contracts to two Amherst firms for engineering services
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 03:50 pm
The New York Power Authority board of trustees approved competitive contract awards Wednesday to two Erie County businesses for upgrades to the safety systems at the St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project, in Massena, and an assessment of the control room equipment of the Robert Moses Niagara Power Plant in Lewiston.
Voting starts now with 'America's Choice' on 'American Idol XIV'
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 03:50 pm
This year, for the first time ever, "American Idol" is letting fans choose one hopeful who will receive a coveted ticket to Hollywood via an online vote.
Memorial Medical Center to join area churches in Pink Ribbon Sunday observance
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 03:45 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will be preaching the gospel of breast cancer awareness Sunday as 12 area churches participate in the annual "Pink Ribbon Sunday" observance.
Niagara University recognizes educational leaders during 2014 awards dinner
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 03:45 pm
Niagara University's College of Education recognized the contributions of seven educational leaders from the Western New York and Southern Ontario communities during its annual professional recognition ceremony Thursday, Oct. 9.
'America's Got Talent' kicks off auditions for season 10 Nov. 2
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 03:45 pm
NBC's No. 1 summer reality series, "America's Got Talent," will kick off its milestone tenth season with open auditions in Tampa Nov. 2.
Lewiston police officer and K-9 partner share experience with security class
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 02:45 pm
Officer Scott Stafford of the Lewiston Police Department and his partner, K-9 Taser, recently paid a visit to Amber Chunco's security and law enforcement class at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center.
NCCC, SUNY Empire State announce partnership
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 02:40 pm
Niagara County Community College President James P. Klyczek and SUNY Empire State College President Merodie A. Hancock announced Wednesday the two schools are partnering to offer students at NCCC's Niagara Falls Culinary Institute a pathway to earn a Bachelor of Science in business, management and economics, with a concentration in culinary management, from Empire State College beginning this fall.