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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.
Lewiston Garden Club to meet
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 02:40 pm
The Lewiston Garden Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20, at Messiah Lutheran Church, 915 Oneida St., Lewiston. Danielle Pecoraro, owner of Wild Birds Unlimited, will be the guest speaker.
DEC extends CWM public comments period
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 02:30 pm
The state Department of Environmental Conservation announced this week that, responding to requests from the community, it has again extended the public commentary period for CWM's application to construct and operate a new hazardous landfill at the company's Balmer Road facility.
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 02:30 pm
Nearly half a million children living in the U.S. have elevated blood lead levels that may cause significant damage to their health, estimates the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Wheatfield Lions Club events, history
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 07:00 am
The Town of Wheatfield Lions Club has announced its fall season of events, which will include its annual free Senior Citizen Pancake Breakfast at the Henry Scibiz Five Senses Nature Park Clubhouse. The Lions Clubhouse is located on Ward Road next to American Legion Post 1451.
Bashing bullies
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 07:00 am
The Kiwanis Club of Niagara Falls will host the "Harvest Halloween Bash Against the Cyber Bullies from 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Frontier Volunteer Firehall, 2176 Liberty Drive in Niagara Falls.
N-W grad finds success in business
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 07:00 am
Sanborn native James Tretter has gone far since he graduated from Niagara-Wheatfield High School in 2004, even though he is still in Western New York.
Wheatfield highway superintendent to retire
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 07:00 am
Art Kroening, the Town of Wheatfield Highway Department superintendent for almost 15 years, will retire at the end of the month.
'Navigators' to host Nov. 1 health insurance fairs
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 07:00 am
If you purchased your current health insurance through NY State of Health: The Official Health Plan Marketplace, or if you plan such a purchase for 2015, this announcement's for you.
BPO salutes veterans at Historic North Park Theatre
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 07:00 am
Two of Buffalo's cultural icons are joining forces to celebrate those who have served this country.
Schneiderman awards $2.5 million to Buffalo Land Bank
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 05:55 pm
Joined by elected officials and staff from the Buffalo Erie Niagara Land Bank, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced his office has awarded $20 million to New York state land banks working to rebuild and restore neighborhoods hit hard by the housing crisis. Of that total, more than $2.5 million was earmarked for the Buffalo Erie Niagara Land Bank Investment Corp.
New York employers urged to prioritize Ebola preparedness
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 05:55 pm
The New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health has teamed up with the New York State Nurses Association, 32BJ SEIU and DC37 to urge employers to make Ebola preparedness a top priority.
Big & Rich added to Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino lineup for November
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 05:55 pm
Hot off the release of their fifth studio album, "Gravity," country superstars Big & Rich (Big Kenny and John Rich), along with special guest Cowboy Troy, are set to take the stage Saturday, Nov. 29, at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino.
Grand Island Board of Education: New VCMS principal approved
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 04:45 pm
The Grand Island Board of Education held its monthly meeting Monday evening in the Professional Development Suite in Grand Island High School. All seven trustees were present and worked through a short but varied business agenda.
Vendors wanted for health fair at Golden Age Center
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 04:45 pm
The Golden Age Center of Grand Island, in conjunction with Elderwood at Grand Island, is sponsoring a health fair and encourages participation.
Grand Island Scout unearths local history
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 04:45 pm
Ricky Hoover, a 15-year-old sophomore at Grand Island High School, said that he loves local history. That is why he chose, as his Eagle Scout project, to research a large stone found in a backyard near Whitehaven Road and to facilitate the donation of the stone to the Grand Island Historical Society.
Connor Middle School: Fitzpatrick hired to serve as principal
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 04:45 pm
The Grand Island Central School District Board of Education unanimously appointed John Fitzpatrick principal of Veronica E. Connor Middle School during Monday's school board meeting.
Grand Island High School: Inspired students running fundraiser
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 04:40 pm
Grand Island High School is among the schools that are fundraising for West African relief to "Build Hope" in the face of the devastation caused by the Ebola virus.
 

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