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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.
NBC's 'A.D. The Bible Continues' earns high marks from Faith Driven Consumer
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 07:00 am
Faith Driven Consumer has announced a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars for NBC's primetime miniseries "A.D. The Bible Continues," which details the events recorded in the four Gospels and the Book of Acts.
Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown makes citywide Parkinson's proclamation
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 05:40 pm
On Thursday, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown joined with members of the National Parkinson Foundation of Western New York in proclaiming April as Parkinson's Awareness Month.
Roswell Park: New president of 117-year-old cancer center appoints new leadership team
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 05:35 pm
In an effort to better align the operational structure of the century-old cancer center, Roswell Park Cancer Institute's 15th and first female president begins her tenure by reorganizing the talent around her.
Promising start to 2015 Plentiful Partnership of Niagara gleaning season
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:50 pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County would like to thank the 60-plus farmers, volunteers, food pantry managers, panelists and other supporters for attending the second annual Plentiful Partnership of Niagara workshop and farm to table dinner last Thursday.
State education budget garners mixed reactions
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:50 pm
After much worry in school districts throughout the state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has released a state budget with large increases in education funding. However, the news has been met with mixed reactions.
Bergholz: Rose Court residents defend ditch filling
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:50 pm
Following the public hearing regarding a filled-in ditch on Rose Court in Bergholz at Wheatfield's Town Board meeting last week, one of the property owners has spoken out to defend the actions she and her husband took.
Vigil mourns 1 year of airbase's drone mission
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:50 pm
A vigil was held Wednesday afternoon at the main entrance to the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station on Lockport Road to mark the one-year anniversary of implementing a drone program at the base.
Sia, Wiz Khalifa to perform on 'The Voice'
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:35 pm
Multiplatinum recording artists Sia and Wiz Khalifa will perform on the Tuesday, April 7, and Wednesday, April 8, telecasts, respectively, of NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice."
Mount St. Mary's Child Care Center celebrates Easter
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:35 pm
Children from the Mount St. Mary's Child Care Center visited residents of the Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence to deliver Easter baskets and treats.
Buffalo Bisons, (716) to host 'Meet the Team Night'
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:35 pm
Buffalo Bisons General Manager Michael Buczkowski and HARBORCENTER Vice President of Food and Beverage Dominic Verni today announced the Buffalo Bisons 2015 "Meet the Team Night" at (716) Food and Sport.
'America's Got Talent' premieres 10th anniversary season May 26
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:35 pm
"America's Got Talent," NBC's hit reality-competition series, has announced new features and surprises to celebrate its 10th anniversary season, premiering Tuesday, May 26 (8-10p.m. ET).
Empire State Development names Schoepflin Western New York regional director
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:35 pm
Empire State Development today announced Christopher J. Schoepflin, who currently serves as president of USA Niagara Development Corp., will oversee the Western New York regional office.
'The Voice': Meet the singers who could win it all
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 01:45 pm
While Sawyer Fredericks is the popular choice to win "The Voice" among reality TV pundits, it will be up to America to decide this season's champion.
Patriots Day Weekend commences re-enactment season at Old Fort Niagara
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 10:40 am
Old Fort Niagara invites the public to Patriots Day Weekend, April 18 and 19, when its re-enactment season officially begins - with a bang!
Bill Ross will not seek 12th term
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 10:30 am
William L. Ross, the longest serving chairman of the Niagara County Legislature, will step down at the end of the 2015 calendar year. He has been elected chairman of the Niagara County Legislature a record 11 times.
Obit: Herbert Kranzmann
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 10:00 am
Herbert Kranzmann of Grand Island passed away March 27, 2015, at age 80.
Obit: Marlene L. McCarthy
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 10:00 am
Marlene L. McCarthy entered into rest March 26, 2015. She was a resident of Grand Island. Mrs. McCarthy was retired receiver of taxes on Grand Island and a member of the Republican Women's Club, East Park Garden Club and Zonta Club of Grand Island.
Obit: Joseph R. Muoio
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 10:00 am
Joseph R. Muoio, 91, of Grand Island died Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at DeGraff Memorial Hospital in North Tonawanda.
Obit: Craig William Wood
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 10:00 am
Craig William Wood, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, formerly of Grand Island, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Harrisburg. He was 63. Craig was born on April 13, 1951, in Buffalo to the late William and Fay Wood.
 

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