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'American Idol XIII' brings fans new voting experience with Google and on-air voting trends from Facebook
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 02:25 pm
FremantleMedia, 19 Entertainment/CORE Media Group and FOX have announced groundbreaking partnerships with search powerhouse Google and online social networking giant Facebook, designed to give fans powerful new interactive on-air and online experiences with "American Idol XIII" live shows.
Niagara University launches free mobile application
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 02:25 pm
Niagara University has launched a free mobile application to help iPhone, iPod Touch and Android devices connect to campus from anywhere in the world.
NBC Sports Group's coverage of NHL Stadium Series continues with Islanders-Rangers from Yankee Stadium
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 02:25 pm
NBC Sports Group's coverage of the NHL Stadium Series continues this week with bragging rights on the line from historic Yankee Stadium, when the New York Islanders face the New York Rangers on "Wednesday Night Rivalry" at 7:30 p.m. on NBCSN. Coverage begins with "NHL Live," NBC Sports Group's live NHL pre-game and post-game studio show, on-site at Yankee Stadium at 6:30 p.m. on NBCSN.
Falletta and BPO prepare for second 'Florida Friends' tour
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 02:00 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic is embarking on its second tour of Florida under the baton of Music Director JoAnn Falletta. The five-city, six-concert tour of Florida take place Feb.7-12.
New coffee shop in Wilson
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 12:40 pm
Wilson has a new coffee shop. The Wilson Brew Co. held its grand opening Saturday, Jan. 18. There were drawings and giveaways for the large crowd that came out on a snowy morning to attend the opening.
Lewiston Police Blotter for Jan. 25, 2014
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 12:40 pm
The following activity occurred Monday, Jan. 13, to Sunday, Jan. 19, as reported by the Lewiston Police Department. LPD logged a total of 108 response calls during this period.
'Johnnies Adventures' book signing at Stone House
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 12:35 pm
Local author Suzanne Simon Dietz and illustrator Rex Taylor Stewart signed copies of their books in the "Johnnies Adventures" series at The Stone House in Lewiston.
Lewiston Senior Center announces 2014 officers
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 12:30 pm
Town of Lewiston Supervisor Dennis Brochey officiated the Jan. 14 swearing-in ceremony of the Lewiston Senior Center officers. Officers for 2014 include:
Lewiston Senior Center programs, activities for February
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 12:30 pm
The Town of Lewiston Senior Center, 4361 Lower River Road, announces its monthly schedule of programs and activities for February. These include:
Mark Daul: Be wary when approaching fox
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 12:30 pm
"Cute little buggers, aren't they?"
Youngstown Lions address markers on sale
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 12:30 pm
The Youngstown Lions Club announces 911 reflective address markers are now on sale to help improve the safety of area communities.
'Spring It On' and raise funds for local nonprofits
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 11:50 am
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County has announced it will host its second annual "Spring It On" campaign, a 24-hour online fundraising event to be held Thursday, March 20 - the first day of spring.
New York Lottery's 'Mission for Education' campaign launches with singing contest for students
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 11:50 am
The New York Lottery has announced a new campaign reminding players of the lottery's core mission: providing aid for education across New York state. As part of this program, the lottery and its advertising agency, DDB New York, created a new television commercial featuring students singing "Thank You For Being A Friend."
Abraham Lincoln's birthday celebration at Buffalo History Museum
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 09:20 am
The Buffalo History Museum boasts the distinction of hosting the longest-running ceremonial celebration of our 16th president's birthday in the U.S.
Blues legend and Grammy winner James Cotton to perform at Kleinhans Music Hall
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 09:20 am
James Cotton, a great American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter, who has performed and recorded with many of the greatest blues artists in history, comes to Buffalo, Friday, April 11, for a perform with the James Cotton Blues Band at Kleinhans Music Hall.
Giddy-up! The Chinese Year of the Horse is upon us
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 09:20 am
The University at Buffalo Confucius Institute and the Chinese Club of Western New York will celebrate the Chinese Lunar Year of the (energetic, bright, warm-hearted, intelligent and able) Horse on Feb. 2 with its annual free public performance of music, dance and Chinese martial arts.
Lewiston Beautification Commission meeting scheduled
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 09:20 am
The Lewiston Beautification Commission will meet Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 6 p.m. in the Red Brick Municipal Building.
'CBS News Live Experiences' launches with '50 Years: The Beatles'
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 09:20 am
"CBS News Live Experiences" will launch with "50 Years: The Beatles," a live, interactive multimedia event to mark the 50th anniversary of the band's first American television appearance on CBS's "The Ed Sullivan Show."
TCM unveils lineup for 2014 edition of '31 Days of Oscar,' featuring premiere of new TCM documentary 'And the Oscar Goes To...'
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 09:20 am
When Turner Classic Movies kicks off "31 Days of Oscar," the network's annual celebration of the Academy Awards in February, it will be embarking on one of the most ambitious and comprehensive editions of the month-long festival yet.
'LIVE with Kelly and Michael' hosts 'LIVE's Football Frenzy Week'
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 08:50 am
Nationally syndicated morning talk show "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" announces the lineup of guests who will join hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan this week (weekdays, 9 a.m., ABC; schedule subject to change):
Roser explains 'significant fiscal stress'
Sat, Jan 25th 2014 07:00 am
"... Lewiston-Porter was in the making for a perfect storm."
Chamber of Commerce undergoing strategic planning process
Fri, Jan 24th 2014 07:35 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce is participating in its first strategic planning process.

"With changes happening in health care and the way that our funding is, I wanted to make sure that we would have a plan in place for the next three to five years to follow and to grow," Chamber of Commerce President Jennifer Pauly said.

'Grimm': Silas Weir Mitchell and Bree Turner talk Monroe and Rosalee's engagement, parents, grounding kehrseites
Fri, Jan 24th 2014 05:50 pm
Wesen Monroe (Silas Weir Mitchell), a part-wolf blutbad, and Rosalee (Bree Turner) a part-fox fuchsbau, are not only the "normal" ones on "Grimm," but actually provide grounding for the "human" characters.
Higgins urges Western New Yorkers to weigh in on proposed repeal of FCC blackout rules
Fri, Jan 24th 2014 04:05 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins is encouraging Western New Yorkers to take part in the Federal Communication Commission public comment period for the proposed repeal of blackout rules.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church to install new rector
Fri, Jan 24th 2014 04:00 pm
News from St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Lewiston finds the church community will install a new rector Saturday, Jan. 25.
Valentine's Day well-wishers can enter to win dinner for two
Fri, Jan 24th 2014 04:00 pm
Express your affection this Valentine's Day and you could win dinner for two at a local restaurant.
Traveler advisory for I-190: Roadwork begins Monday
Fri, Jan 24th 2014 04:00 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation today announced work is scheduled to begin Monday, Jan. 27, on the rehabilitation of the Interstate 190 and NY Route 265 (Military Road) bridges over the Niagara Power Project in the Town of Lewiston.
Sabres recall Chad Ruhwedel
Fri, Jan 24th 2014 04:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled defenseman Chad Ruhwedel from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League. The team also announced it assigned defenseman Mark Pysyk to Rochester.
Cuomo announces Western New York's first design-build project in Niagara County
Fri, Jan 24th 2014 04:00 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that work will begin on Western New York's first design-build project to strengthen infrastructure in Niagara County. The project is composed of a $41.1 million rehabilitation of the three bridges carrying I-190 and NY Route 265 (Military Road) over the New York Power Authority reservoir in the towns of Niagara and Lewiston.

Cuomo passed New York's first design-build law in 2011, "streamlining the bureaucracy of major infrastructure projects to speed construction schedules and reduce cost."

Comcast, NBCUniversal enter into 10-year deal with San Francisco 49ers and Levi's Stadium to deliver new fan experience
Fri, Jan 24th 2014 03:25 pm
Comcast and NBCUniversal have announced a 10-year agreement with the San Francisco 49ers and Levi's Stadium designed to deliver an unmatched in-stadium fan experience. Comcast is leveraging multiple business units - Comcast Cable, Comcast Business, regional sports network Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, and local NBC owned station NBC Bay Area - to help power what will be one of the most technologically advanced stadiums in sports.
Universal Orlando Resort reveals details for 'Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley'
Fri, Jan 24th 2014 03:25 pm
Never before has a theme park created a guest experience like this: You climb aboard the Hogwarts Express in Hogsmeade, and moments later arrive at King's Cross Station - where the wonders of London and Diagon Alley unfold before you. And it is all real.
Madonna set to perform on The 56th Annual Grammy Awards Sunday, Jan. 26, on CBS
Fri, Jan 24th 2014 03:25 pm
The latest performers announced for The 56th Annual Grammy Awards were announced today, including seven-time Grammy Award winner Madonna; nominees Billie Joe Armstrong (of Green Day) and Miranda Lambert in a special "In Memoriam" tribute to Phil Everly; Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue; and rapper and Academy Award winner Juicy J. Actor Steve Coogan, actor Jeremy Renner, Academy Award winner Julia Roberts and current Grammy nominee Charlie Wilson are set to present.
Goo Goo Dolls to perform at Bear's Den inside Seneca Niagara Casino
Fri, Jan 24th 2014 03:25 pm
The Goo Goo Dolls will hit the road in April for a spring acoustic tour, called The Otis Midnight Sessions. The shows will be performed in a "Story Tellers" format that enables the multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated band to dig deep into an extensive song catalog spanning its nearly 30-year history.
OUN recipient of $6,000 grant
Fri, Jan 24th 2014 03:20 pm
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara, the Niagara County chapter of NYSARC Inc., has announced receipt of a $6,000 grant from the trustees of the NYSARC Trusts to support recreational opportunities for more than 150 individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities served by the agency who live in the community.
Niagara Hospice and Odd Fellow & Rebekah Rehabilitation & Health Care Center collaborate
Fri, Jan 24th 2014 03:20 pm
Niagara Hospice and Odd Fellow & Rebekah Rehabilitation & Health Care Center have announced a new collaboration that will provide a dedicated hospice unit in eastern Niagara County. The newly renovated unit located at Odd Fellow & Rebekah Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Lockport will be named Rebekah's Pathway.
Pigskin platters, a 'Chewper Bowl' chili showdown, and perfect party food on ABC's 'The Chew'
Fri, Jan 24th 2014 03:20 pm
"The Chew" is putting its own spin on the super Bowl next week, and "The Chew Search for the Weight Watchers Chef" continues.
Schneiderman announces settlement with Western Sky Financial, CashCall
Fri, Jan 24th 2014 03:20 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has announced his office reached a settlement agreement with Western Sky Financial LLC, CashCall Inc., WS Funding LLC, and their owners, Martin Webb and J. Paul Reddam, for violations of New York's usury and licensed lender laws in connection with personal loans they made over the Internet.
'60 Minutes': Jay Leno says he was 'blind-sided' when NBC gave 'The Tonight Show' to Conan O'Brien
Fri, Jan 24th 2014 03:20 pm
Jay Leno tells Steve Kroft he never saw it coming. The departing "Tonight Show" host says NBC's now-epic mistake of replacing him in 2009 with Conan O'Brien was a shocker that made him feel like a girlfriend had broken up with him.
Memorial dietitians earn designation as certified diabetes educators
Fri, Jan 24th 2014 03:20 pm
Two members of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's nutrition services team have earned designation as certified diabetes educators from the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators.
'Mork and Mindy' reunion: Pam Dawber to reunite with Robin Williams in an upcoming episode of 'The Crazy Ones'
Fri, Jan 24th 2014 03:20 pm
Pam Dawber will reunite with Robin Williams three decades after the series finale of their hit sitcom, "Mork and Mindy," when she guest stars on an episode of "The Crazy Ones," to be broadcast later this season.
 


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