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Kinney hosts tax chat
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 08:50 pm
The Cuomo administration brought its current legislative agenda to Grand Island this week.
Pothole hotline in operation
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 08:50 pm
Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick has announced Erie County's Department of Public Works has added an email for residents to report a pothole. The email is in addition to a complaint tip line, 716-858-7966, where residents can leave a voicemail with a complaint.
Before the Bridges: Down on the farm and racing on the river
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 08:50 pm
Bob DeGlopper was born in 1936, a year after the first set of Grand Island bridges were built.
Girl Scouts earn Silver Award
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 08:50 pm
NICOWE Girl Scout Cadette Troop 258 earned its Silver Award by assisting the Heart, Love and Soul Food Pantry in Niagara Falls. Heart, Love and Soul offers many services to those in need, including a food pantry, dining hall, health services and day camps for children.
Cosmetology students show off hairstyles
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 08:40 pm
Cosmetology students at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center put on an amazing show at the center in front of classmates, family and friends.
Town of Niagara modifies sex offender restrictions
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 08:40 pm
The Town of Niagara Town Board followed Erie County's example nine years ago in limiting where sex offenders could live. On Tuesday, the board lessened the restriction based on a state court decision.
Students run the show in NT
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 08:40 pm
The City of North Tonawanda and North Tonawanda High School teamed up Tuesday to celebrate Student Government Day, an opportunity for high school students to shadow government officials for a day and learn about how a city is run.
'Grimm': Surprise, Nick! Juliette's a Hexenbiest
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 07:45 pm
So, yeah, Juliette's a Hexenbiest. Surprise!
Actress Tia Mowry gives viewers a taste of her life on Cooking Channel series
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 01:25 pm
Come along as actress, wife and mom Tia Mowry shares her recipes for success - and for dinner - on "Tia Mowry at Home," premiering Wednesday, April 29 (9 p.m. ET), on Cooking Channel.
Judges use save on 'American Idol XIV'
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 01:20 pm
Thursday night, in a dramatic moment, finalist Qaasim Middleton was saved from elimination after the "American Idol" XIV judges - Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. - unanimously agreed to use the save when it was revealed he received the lowest number of votes.
Niagara River Greenway Commission determines consistency
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 12:35 pm
The Niagara River Greenway Commission has announced the results of its 42nd round of projects.
'International Bites and Delites' fundraiser set for April 9
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 11:50 am
The annual fundraiser for Niagara University's College of Hospitality and Tourism Management -"International Bites and Delites" - is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, April 9, at Salvatore's Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew.
Nick Cannon, Emily Osment, Sara Evans and Jeremy Piven on ABC's 'The Chew'
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 11:35 am
Next week on "The Chew," celebrity chefs Mario Batali, Michael Symon and Carla Hall, entertaining expert Clinton Kelly and health and wellness enthusiast Daphne Oz welcome the following guests:
'Spring It On' reaches its goal of $150,000 for Western New York nonprofits
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 11:15 am
Western New Yorkers celebrated spring this week by contributing $150,210 to "Spring It On," a 24-hour online fundraising event benefiting a diverse group of nearly 200 nonprofit organizations.
Engagement: Englert-Wild
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 10:50 am
Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Englert Jr. of Grand Island are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Laura Englert, to Justin Joseph Wild, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph R. Wild, also of Grand Island.
Obit: Ilona H. Lang
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 08:40 am
Grand Island resident Ilona H. Lang entered into rest March 18, 2015.
AAA Western and Central New York hosting job fair March 24
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 07:00 am
AAA Western and Central New York is holding a job fair for positions in several of the club's departments from 3-6 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, at AAA Amherst Travel and Insurance Center (lower level), 100 International Drive, Williamsville.
Canisius College Regents Scholarship Ball set for May 9
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 07:00 am
The 49th annual Canisius College Regents Scholarship Ball will be held Saturday, May 9, at the Hyatt Regency Buffalo.
Haylie Duff serves up more food, fun and laughs on second season of 'The Real Girl's Kitchen'
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 07:00 am
Based on her popular namesake blog and cookbook, "The Real Girl's Kitchen," takes viewers into actress Haylie Duff's kitchen, and world, where she serves up stories and delicious discoveries. The show premieres Saturday, April 25 (1 p.m. ET), on Cooking Channel.
Higgins announces application period for five Department of Agriculture grants
Thu, Mar 19th 2015 06:25 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the opening of the application period for five U.S. Department of Agriculture grants on Tuesday, National Agriculture Day.
New York Lottery: Winning TAKE 5 ticket sold in Depew
Thu, Mar 19th 2015 06:25 pm
The New York Lottery has announced a top prize winning ticket for the March 18 TAKE 5 drawing was sold at the Wegmans at 4960 Transit Road, Depew.
Do you have what it takes to predict the winner of 'American Idol XIV?'
Thu, Mar 19th 2015 06:25 pm
If you think you have an eye to spot talent, then "American Idol XIV" invites you to get involved in a brand-new way, with the #IdolPredictions game on
Niagara University CMAA student chapter best in nation for sixth straight year
Thu, Mar 19th 2015 06:25 pm
The Niagara University student chapter of the Club Managers Association of America has been named the best in the nation for a sixth consecutive year. The announcement was made during the 88th World Conference on Club Management, held March 9 in San Antonio.
Higgins announces bill to prohibit border fee
Thu, Mar 19th 2015 06:25 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, announced the introduction of the Promoting Border Commerce and Travel Act.
Niagara University concert at Rapids Theatre features All-American Rejects with special guest MKTO
Thu, Mar 19th 2015 05:05 pm
The Niagara University Student Government Association and the Campus Programming Board have booked The All-American Rejects with special guest MKTO for an April 26 performance at the Rapids Theatre in Niagara Falls.
(716) announces basketball viewing parties at HARBORCENTER
Thu, Mar 19th 2015 03:00 pm
HARBORCENTER Vice President and Director of Food and Beverage Dominic Verni announced plans for Friday's Buffalo Bulls "watch party," and the college basketball national championship party Monday, April 6.
'Grimm': Reggie Lee promises more conflict ahead
Thu, Mar 19th 2015 02:15 pm
Though "Grimm" could technically be classified as a procedural (albeit one with big mythological weapons and even bigger, monstrous bad guys), Reggie Lee said the show has one big advantage over "bad guy of the week" crime-fighting series.
YMCA celebrates exceeding $707,000 campaign goal
Thu, Mar 19th 2015 01:30 pm
YMCA staff and volunteers are celebrating exceeding their annual campaign goal of $707,000 by raising $716,433 for YMCA financial assistance.
Catholic Charities collaborates with local businesses for Appeal events and fundraisers
Thu, Mar 19th 2015 07:00 am
Catholic Charities' collaborations with local businesses in support of its annual Appeal continue to grow in an effort to expand its donor base, reach a younger demographic and raise awareness about the organization's mission and services.
'M&T Third Fridays' presents 10th annual 'Party on the Portico' series
Thu, Mar 19th 2015 07:00 am
The Buffalo History Museum will dance into its 10th annual "Party on the Portico" summer happy hour series from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 19. This year's lineup of bands is especially selected with the emphasis on "party."
Buffalo Bills officially sign Percy Harvin
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 03:55 pm
The Buffalo Bills today announced the team signed free agent wide receiver Percy Harvin. In accordance with team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
'Watch parties' link Bulls fans across town and across the country
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 02:50 pm
There will be one heck of a party in the student union Friday as University at Buffalo faculty, staff and those students who stayed on campus over spring break gather to watch their Bulls take on West Virginia in the "Big Dance."
President Obama picks UB to win against West Virginia
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 02:50 pm
Well, the University at Buffalo men's basketball team has one fan pulling for them Friday - and it just so happens to be the president of the United States.
Collins, Esty introduce legislation to expand manufacturing
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 02:50 pm
Congressman Chris Collins, R-NY-27, issued the following statement after joining Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty of Connecticut and others in introducing the bipartisan Manufacturing Universities Act:
Lewiston Republicans seek candidates
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 11:40 am
The Lewiston Republican Committee is seeking potential candidates interested in running for office in the 2015 Town of Lewiston elections.
Mayor Brown, Buffalo City Mission announce a boost in 'Code Blue' funding
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 11:35 am
On the heels of a record-breaking winter, City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, together with the Buffalo City Mission, today announced an $18,000 increase in funding for the agency's "Code Blue" initiative.
12 poverty-fighting charities selected for NBC's star-studded three-hour live 'Red Nose Day' Telecast is Thursday, May 21
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 11:05 am
NBC and the "Red Nose Day" organization have selected 12 poverty-fighting charities that will benefit from a unique television event. NBC will televise its three-hour "Red Nose Day" special Thursday, May 21 (8-11 p.m.), in front of a live audience.
Sabres alumni breast cancer awareness pink ribbon jerseys up for auction
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 11:05 am
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will hold an online auction of the breast cancer awareness Sabres jerseys that were worn and autographed by Sabres alumni during the annual Sabres Alumni Fall Wine Festival, which took place at First Niagara Center March 12.
Seneca Resorts & Casinos hosts spring career fair March 26
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 11:05 am
Seneca Resorts & Casinos will host its ninth annual spring career fair from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at Seneca Niagara Events Center in Niagara Falls.
'Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!' to consume the world Wednesday, July 22
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 11:05 am
Syfy and The Asylum today announced the official title of the latest installment in the global pop culture sensation "Sharknado."