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20th annual Lewiston Spring Fling celebration April 26
Wed, Apr 8th 2015 07:00 am
Spring has finally arrived in Lewiston and, with it, the 20th annual Lewiston Family Spring Fling. This is the way to celebrate winter's end and to renew old friendships or make new ones.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue at Boulevard Mall Saturday
Wed, Apr 8th 2015 07:00 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at the Boulevard Mall.
Blondie and Melissa Etheridge co-headlining date added to Artpark lineup
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 06:20 pm
Two big names are slated to share headlining duties at "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park at Artpark." Blondie and Melissa Etheridge will perform at the amphitheater venue July 7.
Ortt introduces bill to make low-cost hydropower more accessible
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 04:50 pm
State Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, has introduced a bill (S4414-A) that would make low-cost hydropower easily available to hospitals and municipal housing authorities located in Niagara and Orleans counties.
Clean & Healthy NY, League of Conservation Voters, Poloncarz release 'Toxic Toys in Erie County' report
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 04:35 pm
The "Toxic Toys in Erie County" report highlights a dozen children's toys and products found on store shelves in Erie County purchased in March that contain toxic chemicals and heavy metals such as mercury, arsenic, lead and cadmium.
La Cascata at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino serves up series of monthly pairing dinners
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 04:20 pm
Monthly tasting dinners are coming to La Cascata inside Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino. Executive Chef Oliver Wolf and La Cascata Room chef Jason Morgan have created a series of five-course tasting dinners featuring signature Italian dishes paired with a selection of fine wine and spirits.
Everyday People performing at Niagara Catholic's spring 'Duffy Dance'
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 04:20 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School welcomes Everyday People to its spring "Duffy Dance" at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 25. Admission is $7. The school is located at 520 66th St., Niagara Falls.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital: 14 long-time physicians to be recognized at Founder's Reception
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 04:05 pm
Ten long-time active physicians in the Niagara community will be recognized Thursday, April 16, at the third Founder's Reception of Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center. Each has provided more than 35 years of service to the community.
2015 Spring Folk Art Series at Castellani Art Museum: 'A Celebration of Balkan Traditions'
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 04:05 pm
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University hosts "A Celebration of Balkan Traditions" from 2 until 4 p.m. Sunday, April 19. This event is part of the museum's Spring Folk Arts Series.
Ortt: State budget provides funds to improve water infrastructure
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 04:05 pm
State Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, helped to secure $200 million in the recently adopted 2015-16 New York state budget for water infrastructure improvements.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Auxiliary awards scholarships for 2015
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 04:05 pm
The Auxiliary of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical has awarded Esther L. Werner & Helene Barter Scholarships to two employees for 2015. The $750 scholarship recipients are Diane Milbrand and Darren Vukovic.
Opportunities Unlimited golf raffle fundraiser features trip to California
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 03:45 pm
The Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation's 16th annual golf raffle is taking place from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, April 26, at the Sanborn Firehall, 5811 Buffalo St. The event offers golf enthusiasts the chance to win more than $20,000 in men's and women's golf-related equipment and trips.
HARBORCENTER announces 2015-2016 tournament schedule
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 03:45 pm
HARBORCENTER Vice President and Director of Hockey Nik Fattey today announced the schedule for the 2015-16 HARBORCENTER Cup youth hockey tournaments.
Dr. Kurt Stahura named dean of NU's College of Hospitality & Tourism Management
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 03:45 pm
Dr. Kurt A. Stahura has been appointed dean of the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Niagara University, effective June 1.
Disney, Lucasfilm, 20th Century Fox announce 'Star Wars' digital movie collection
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 03:25 pm
The most iconic movie collection of all time becomes available for the first time on digital HD April 10.
'Dancing with the Stars: Live!' 'Perfect Ten Tour' hits the road this summer
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 03:25 pm
Following a sold-out winter tour and the 10th anniversary season of ABC's hit show "Dancing with the Stars," "Dancing with the Stars: Live!" is going back on the road, giving fans the opportunity to see their favorite stars dance live in their hometowns.
'Jimmy Kimmel' to welcome cast of Marvel's 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 03:25 pm
First appearance together on "Jimmy Kimmel Live: The Avengers Assembled" Monday, April 13
Daryl Hall & John Oates, Boz Scaggs headed to Fallsview Casino
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 03:25 pm
This July, Fallsview Casino offers entertainment for all tastes and types with a roster of renowned performers taking the stage, including American singer-songwriter Boz Scaggs and '80s hitmakers Daryl Hall & John Oates.
Ceretto announces Italian-American scholarships for students
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 07:00 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto has announced the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators will be awarding academic and athletic scholarships to current or future college students.
Buffalo Unconference: Self-organizing conference turns attendees in to presenters
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 07:00 am
Buffalo Unconference powered by AT&T is an interactive event built to bring together a diverse group of people so they may share their knowledge on topics they are passionate about through presentations, demos and open discussions.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue hosts April volunteer meeting
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 07:00 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue's monthly volunteer meeting will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday at the First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston, 505 Cayuga St.
Ready. Set. March for Babies: March of Dimes kicks off biggest fundraiser
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 07:00 am
On April 26 at Canalside in Buffalo, thousands of families and business leaders will join together in the March of Dimes annual March for Babies - the nation's oldest walk fundraiser honoring babies born healthy and those who need help to survive and thrive.
National Fuel reminds customers to 'Call Before You Dig'
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 07:00 am
The season of home improvements is upon us. National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp. reminds homeowners and professional contractors to "Call Before You Dig."
Higgins, ReNU Niagara invite residents to LiveNF volunteer fair
Mon, Apr 6th 2015 08:20 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins and Niagara University's ReNU Niagara program invite Niagara Falls residents and those interested in making a difference in Niagara Falls to the 2015 LiveNF volunteer fair, an event to connect local residents interested in civic engagement with volunteer-driven organizations.
Buffalo Sabres: Mike Weber to undergo season-ending surgery
Mon, Apr 6th 2015 08:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced defenseman Mike Weber will be undergoing surgery later this week to treat a lower-body injury and will be unavailable for the remainder of the team's games this season.
Bradt urges special meeting on buildings approval of deal by April 17
Mon, Apr 6th 2015 08:15 pm
Niagara County Legislator Randy R. Bradt, R-North Tonawanda, called on Niagara County Legislature Chairman William L. Ross, C-Wheatfield, today to convene a second special meeting in a month to approve the purchase of a trio of downtown Lockport buildings by the county to avoid paying several days' rent on the facilities.
2015 Scotty Bowman Showcase rosters announced
Mon, Apr 6th 2015 08:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the rosters for the 11th annual Scotty Bowman Showcase, which will take place Sunday, April 12, at First Niagara Center.
Concert season is here; BBB says beware of ticket scams
Mon, Apr 6th 2015 08:05 pm
People have more options than ever for purchasing seats for concerts and events, but that also can mean more ways to get scammed.
Schneiderman issues consumer alert warning New Yorkers about common tax season scams
Mon, Apr 6th 2015 08:05 pm
With this year's tax deadline looming and April marking Financial Literacy Month, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today offered New Yorkers tips to avoid falling victim to reported tax prep scams.
Becky Wydysh announces bid for Niagara County Legislature seat held by Bill Ross
Mon, Apr 6th 2015 12:40 pm
Lewiston resident Becky Wydysh announced today she is formally a candidate for the Niagara County Legislature. Wydysh is seeking the Second District seat currently held by Legislator William L. Ross of Wheatfield. Ross recently announced he would not be seeking re-election this year.
Christina Perri & Colbie Caillat tour Artpark July 29
Mon, Apr 6th 2015 11:00 am
In what is sure to be one of the most talked about tours of the summer, Christina Perri and Colbie Caillat have announced plans for a North American co-headline tour. "The Girls Night Out, Boys Can Come Too Tour" heads to Artpark July 29.
Mark Daul: Ever see a screech owl?
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 11:40 am
Screech owls are a fascinating creature. And they are probably heard more than seen.
Assessors walk through Frontier House
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 09:00 am
The Frontier House doors opened Thursday to a pair of assessors from GAR Associates Inc. The two men spent about 30 minutes inside the building. They went floor by floor, touring each room, taking pictures and asking several questions.
Lewiston's Aniko Nagy working with Bolshoi Ballet Academy
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 09:00 am
Lewiston dancer Aniko Nagy will serve as a counselor this summer at the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet Academy Summer Intensive CT program on the campus of Westover School in Middlebury, Connecticut.
Taxes: Call center hours extended
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 07:00 am
To assist taxpayers during peak income tax season, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance is extending the hours of its income tax call center through April 15.
Appointments available at free tax assistance sites in Western New York
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 07:00 am
With less than two weeks until the income tax deadline, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance is encouraging Western New York taxpayers to visit free tax preparation sites in the area.
Questions you should ask before hiring a tax preparer
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 07:00 am
Are you thinking about hiring a tax preparer to complete your personal income tax return? This week, acting New York State Commissioner of Taxation and Finance Nonie Manion provided consumer protection tips for taxpayers who decide to do so.
Western New York Land Conservancy seeks community's support
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 07:00 am
The Western New York Land Conservancy recently announced receipt of a $200,000 gift the land trust hopes will lead to the creation of the Stella Niagara Preserve.
Beach House wins 3rd straight 'Best Fish Fry' contest
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 07:00 am
The Beach House has won its third "Best Fish Fry" contest, presented by Niagara Frontier Publications. The eatery netted nearly 20 percent of the 269 votes cast in March.
Tasia Fitzpatrick honored as Village of Lewiston Citizen of the Year
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 07:00 am
Tasia Fitzpatrick has been chosen by Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano and trustees as the 2015 Village of Lewiston Citizen of the Year.
 

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