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Aalto joining OB/GYN Center at Falls Memorial
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:50 pm
The chief resident of the University at Buffalo's obstetrics and gynecology residency program is joining the medical staff at Niagara Falls Memorial's OB/GYN Center.
Bank of America supports Community Missions' soup kitchen
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:50 pm
Barb Acee, Bank of America LaSalle Banking Center manager, presented community Missions Executive Director Robyn L. Krueger, left, a check Wednesday in the amount of $2,500. The funds will support of the agency's community soup kitchen.
Obit: Stella M. 'Stef' Wozniek
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 09:00 am
Grand Island resident Stella M. "Stef" Wozniek entered into rest Dec. 15.
Veterans visit Edward Town Middle School
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:00 am
For Veterans Day, students at the Edward Town Middle School in Niagara-Wheatfield decided to give thanks to area veterans for their service in defending our country.
Errick Road helps area refugees
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:00 am
Errick Road Elementary School teachers Beatrice Arnone, Mary Ann Brier, Lori Godell, Nicole Pasceri and Lori Pruyn teach a unit on the holidays every year and ask the students if they want to help out less fortunate people in the area.
Charity Giveaway at Fashion Outlets mall
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:00 am
Since 1999, as part of a host community agreement, the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls has contributed $50,000 annually to the Town of Niagara.
Town of Niagara closes year with short meeting
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:00 am
The Town of Niagara Town Board closed out its last meeting of the year in what Councilman Danny Sklarski jokingly called "record time."
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. announces The Ice at Canalside grand opening
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 05:20 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. invites the public to the grand opening of The Ice at Canalside presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York.
American Baptist Home Mission Society awards Community Missions
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 05:20 pm
Community Missions of Niagara Frontier Inc. in Niagara Falls recently received a $5,000 grant from the One Great Hour of Sharing Domestic Emergency Food and Shelter fund, from the World Relief Committee of the American Baptist Churches USA, and facilitated by the American Baptist Home Mission Societies.
GNBC recognizes Tuxedo Junction
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 04:55 pm
Prior to Friday evening's presentation of "The Nutcracker," the Greater Niagara Ballet Co. recognized Tuxedo Junction for donating a large portion of the show's formalwear.
Gospel Mission celebrates volunteers who deliver
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 04:55 pm
In the afterglow of Thanksgiving, Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission enthusiastically recognizes more than 350 generous volunteers and 20 churches that donated countless hours and resources to make Thanksgiving Feed the Falls a huge success again this year.
Santa Claus is coming to town
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 04:40 pm
It was a very merry night in Bergholz Saturday when Santa Claus paid a visit to the DePlato home to meet local parents and their children.
Alfonso Ribeiro comes to Cooking Channel with 'Unwrapped 2.0'
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 03:45 pm
Ever wonder where some of your favorite foods come from? Alfonso Ribeiro will help answer viewers' most pressing questions and offer behind-the-scenes details on classic American treats in "Unwrapped 2.0," premiering Monday, Feb. 2 (10 p.m.), on Cooking Channel.
New hydropower allocation will spur $130 million in capital investments in Western New York, create 101 jobs
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 03:45 pm
The New York Power Authority board of trustees approved an allocation of low-cost hydropower Tuesday to attract a new manufacturer to Western New York. WhiteRock Pigments is planning capital investments of $130 million for its construction of a facility in Tonawanda, which will lead to the creation of 101 permanent jobs.
'The Sing-Off Live! Tour' adds season five's The Exchange to 55-city national tour lineup
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 03:25 pm
Wednesday night during its special one-night, two-hour television event, NBC's hit a-cappella music competition "The Sing-Off" crowned Nashville-based Melodores the winners of season five.
The Band Perry releases video for 'Gentle On My Mind'
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 03:25 pm
Reigning ACM Vocal Group of the Year The Band Perry has unveiled the new video for their Grammy-nominated rendition of "Gentle On My Mind," their current single and the lead track from the soundtrack to the James Keach-directed documentary "Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me."
Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals host Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks on NBC's 'Sunday Night Football'
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 03:10 pm
Larry Fitzgerald and the NFC West-leading Arizona Cardinals (11-3) host Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks (10-4) this week on NBC's "Sunday Night Football."
Melodores take first place in special holiday edition of 'The Sing-Off'
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 02:50 pm
Melodores took the first-place prize of $50,000 on NBC's two-hour special holiday edition of "The Sing-Off" that aired Wednesday night.
Ice boom installation underway
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 02:45 pm
The Army Corps of Engineers reports the annual placement of 22 spans that comprise the Lake Erie-Niagara River ice boom began Monday.
Fresh Air Fund announces new local chairperson
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 02:45 pm
The Fresh Air Fund announces Melissa Harte of Buffalo is the new chairperson for the Northern Erie and Niagara counties area. Harte, her husband Caleb, and their children, Cameron, Landon and Alisha, started hosting through The Fresh Air Fund's volunteer host family program last summer.
Cuomo signs historic credit union field of membership expansion bill into law
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 02:40 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo yesterday signed into law a historic piece of pro-credit union legislation that will allow state-chartered credit unions to combine select employer groups, associational and community groups into a single field of membership.
Schneiderman investigation reveals major retailers illegally selling prohibited toy guns
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 02:40 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced his office sent cease and desist letters to several major retailers, including Wal-Mart, Amazon, K-Mart and others for allegedly selling prohibited toy guns online to residents of New York, and, in at least one case, in a K-Mart store in suburban Rochester.
Wheatfield Seniors trip canceled
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 02:40 pm
The Wheatfield Senior Citizens group has canceled its February trip to see Lee Greenwood and Crystal Gayle at Seneca Allegany Casino.
BBB: Snowplow complaints pouring in, several businesses not showing up as contracted
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 02:40 pm
Better Business Bureau serving Upstate New York reports dozens of consumers from Rochester and Buffalo have filed complaints after the recent snow fall, stating the plow companies they hired aren't showing up to do the job.
The Miz talks WWE 'Tribute to the Troops' special
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 08:00 pm
In the spirit of Bob Hope, the WWE has staged a holiday program for U.S. troops for more than a decade. The WWE's "Tribute to the Troops" airs tonight at 8 p.m. on the USA Network, and again Saturday on NBC.
Channing Tatum returns to launch 'Team Oscar'
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 04:00 pm
Channing Tatum, Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, and the Academy today launched "Team Oscar" by inviting the next generation of filmmakers to create a short video and vie for the opportunity to appear onstage during the live Oscar broadcast.
WNY Paralegal Association recognizes Niagara Hospice with award, donations
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 04:00 pm
Niagara Hospice was recently honored at the WNY Paralegal Association's holiday luncheon hosted at Pearl Street Grill & Brewery.
Grand Island Relay For Life: 'One World, One Hope'
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 03:00 pm
"One World, One Hope." That's the message and theme for Grand Island's 13th annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life.
No go: New York State Department of Health completes review of high-volume hydraulic fracturing
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 03:00 pm
The state Department of Health has completed its public health review of high-volume hydraulic fracturing. Acting DOH Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker recommended high-volume hydraulic fracturing should not move forward in New York. Zucker announced his findings and recommendations today at a cabinet meeting in Albany.
'The Biggest Loser: Glory Days' kicks off 2015 with 4 must-see episodes leading up to season 16 live finale
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 03:00 pm
It's an action-packed January on NBC's "The Biggest Loser: Glory Days" with four can't-miss special episodes leading up to the live finale Thursday, Jan. 29 (8-10 p.m. ET), when one contestant will be crowned the season 16 winner.
Old Fort Niagara: Twelfth Night Ball set for Jan. 10
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 02:15 pm
Old Fort Niagara invites the public to dance back in time to the 18th century when "Twelfth Night" marked the most festive part of the holiday season.
Buffalo Sabres: Mikhail Grigorenko assigned to Rochester
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 02:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres assigned forward Mikhail Grigorenko to the Rochester Americans of the AHL.
CBP launches Border Wait Time app
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 02:10 pm
U.S. Customs and Border Protection today launched the Border Wait Time app, designed to make it easier for travelers to plan their trip across the border.
Niagara Catholic's music department celebrates Christmas
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 02:00 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School's music department celebrated the Christmas spirit Wednesday, Dec. 10. Its Christmas cantata and concert, titled "Season of Wonders," was performed at Prince of Peace Church.
NU Theatre presents its annual Short Play Festival
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 02:00 pm
From Jan. 23 through Jan. 31, NU Theatre's annual Short Play Festival will make for a fascinating dose of theater - and a great entertainment bargain. Three cycles of 10-minute plays written by various playwrights will be presented over two weekends.
ECC community rallies together for annual holiday drive
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 02:00 pm
The holiday season is a time for communities to come together. For Erie Community College's community, it's a time to lift up fellow students pursuing a better future one class at a time.
Buffalo Zoo says goodbye to oldest living spectacled bear
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 02:00 pm
The Buffalo Zoo is saddened by the loss of its spectacled bear, Diana, who was humanely euthanized Tuesday due to declining health. At 35 years old, Diana was the oldest spectacled bear in the world at the time of her death.
Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce tree and window display decorating contest winners
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 02:00 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual window and Christmas tree decorating contest for businesses in the Village of Lewiston.
Craig Wayne Boyd named champion of 'The Voice'
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 08:20 am
Craig Wayne Boyd was crowned champion of NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice" Tuesday, earning the grand prize of a recording contract and being named as "The Voice" for season seven.
Buffalo Sabres acquire Jerry D'Amigo from Blue Jackets
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 08:15 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced Tuesday the team acquired forward Jerry D'Amigo from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for forward Luke Adam. D'Amigo will join the Sabres' American Hockey League affiliate, the Rochester Americans.