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Grand Island BOE to review applications for new superintendent
Sat, Mar 5th 2016 07:05 am
The Grand Island Board of Education will review applications for its superintendent of schools position and conduct preliminary interviews for a new superintendent March 12.
St. Bernard: Meeting focuses on church merger option
Sat, Mar 5th 2016 07:00 am
A merger of St. Bernard R.C. Church in Youngstown and St. Peter R.C. Church in Lewiston seems to be the favored option for the future of the two parishes.
Village of Lewiston Planning Board IDs possible project variances
Sat, Mar 5th 2016 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston's Historic Preservation Commission/Planning Board met in a work session Thursday to, as Chairman Norm Machelor said, "work out the ambiguities" related to variances for Ellicott Development's plaza proposal and James Jerge's Fairchild apartment project.
Islander's spirit inspires Love Fest for young adults facing cancer
Sat, Mar 5th 2016 07:00 am
Kali Korzelius lived with the mantra, "I want to bring life to the people." An event in her memory will do both that and raise money for young people with cancer.
Relay For Life: Crafting for a Cause
Sat, Mar 5th 2016 07:00 am
Visitors to the Golden Age Center at the Nike Base on Whitehaven Road can support the Grand Island Relay For Life through the center's ongoing Crafting for a Cause.
Pasta Sauce-Off raises $6K for Carly's Club
Sat, Mar 5th 2016 07:00 am
The Pasta Sauce-Off was another big success for its teenage co-founders.
Catholic Academy School of Niagara Falls to hold annual basket raffle
Sat, Mar 5th 2016 07:00 am
The Catholic Academy School of Niagara Falls will host its annual basket raffle Saturday, March 12, at 1055 North Military Road.
NT seeks nominees for Visual and Performing Arts Wall of Fame
Sat, Mar 5th 2016 07:00 am
The North Tonawanda City School District is seeking nominations for its Visual and Performing Arts Wall of Fame.
St. Peter's R.C. School to host first 'Brunch With the Bunny'
Sat, Mar 5th 2016 07:00 am
The Easter Bunny will be hopping by St. Peter's R.C. School on Sunday, March 13, when the school will host its first "Brunch With the Bunny."
Chamber Gala 2016: Niagara County Central Rotary Club honored as Sanborn Business of the Year
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 10:00 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce announced the Niagara County Central Rotary Club is the Sanborn Business of the Year.
State awards $4.9 million to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 04:45 pm
The New York State Department of Health today awarded three grants totaling $4.9 million to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center in support of a trio of community health care initiatives.
Poloncarz introduces local law prohibiting tobacco, e-cigarette sales in Erie County pharmacies
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 04:05 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz announced a local law regarding the prohibition of the sale of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes in pharmacies and licensed health care institutions in Erie County.
Niagara Falls turns blue: Officials raise awareness for Colon Cancer Awareness Month
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 03:25 pm
Blue light will illuminate Niagara Falls at 10 p.m. tonight in recognition of National Colon Cancer Awareness Month.
Cuomo launches year three of 43North, $5 million startup competition
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 02:40 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today announced applications are now being accepted for the third year of 43North. The $5 million competition attracts entrepreneurs from around the world to compete for prizes that turn startups with high growth potential into funded enterprises in the Western New York region.
Niagara County Builders Association offers networking opportunity
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 02:25 pm
The Niagara County Builders Association will gather for a networking opportunity at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, at Wine on Third, 501, 3rd St., Niagara Falls.
Olcott Lions Swim for Sight returns
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 02:15 pm
What a difference a year makes.
Joe Satriani 'Surfing to Shockwave Tour' visits Buffalo
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 12:40 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo presents Joe Satriani "Surfing to Shockwave Tour" at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 9. Tickets, $31 to $59, are on sale now. VIP packages are also available.
Obit: Deborah 'Debbie' M. Henry
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 10:55 am
Deborah "Debbie" M. Henry, 57, of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, in rural McGregor, Minnesota.
North Tonawanda: Alexander announces run for city attorney
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 10:30 am
North Tonawanda City Attorney Katherine D. Alexander will ask voters to keep her in office this fall.
North Tonawanda Common Council welcomes back president, honors heroic students
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 10:25 am
A familiar face was back in place at Tuesday's North Tonawanda Common Council meeting.
NOCO Express completes renovations at Williams Road store
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 10:10 am
NOCO Express announced today the completion of renovations at its store located at 6724 Williams Road, at the corner of Niagara Falls Blvd., in Niagara Falls. The two-week interior remodel provides an updated look and expanded fresh product selection.
Canisius College names new dean of Wehle School of Business
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 10:00 am
Canisius Vice President for Academic Affairs Margaret C. McCarthy, Ph.D., has appointed Daniel J. Borgia, Ph.D., the next dean of the Richard J. Wehle School of Business.
Niagara County Department of Health, Office for the Aging offer free diabetes self-management workshops in Niagara Falls
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 10:00 am
The Niagara County Department of Health nursing division, in partnership with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering free diabetes self-management workshops throughout Niagara County.
Matthew West achieves 7th No. 1 radio hit with 'Grace Wins'
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 09:15 am
Multiple award-winning artist Matthew West has just received his seventh No. 1 radio single with "Grace Wins." The song, his second radio single from the 2015 release "Live Forever" (Capitol CMG), has hit the top of both the Billboard Christian airplay chart and AC indicator charts the same week.
Michael Phelps, Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky highlight NBC Sports Group's Olympic sports coverage this weekend
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 09:15 am
NBC Sports Group coverage of several Olympic sports this weekend is highlighted by the Arena Pro Swim series from Orlando, Florida, beginning at 10 p.m. ET tonight on Universal HD. Coverage continues live at 6 p.m. Saturday on NBCSN.
'American Idol': Top eight finalists revealed
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 09:10 am
Gianna Isabella and Olivia Rox are eliminated.
'The Chew' celebrates America's best dishes, building a better breakfast and fast family favorites
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 07:00 am
Next week on ABC's "The Chew," co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Clinton Kelly, Carla Hall and Daphne Oz share mouth-watering recipes and simple, yet impressive, crafts.
Lewiston Lions receive Lions Club International awards
Thu, Mar 3rd 2016 04:20 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions Club completed the Lions International Centennial Challenge, earning Emerald, Sapphire, Ruby and Diamond patches for providing service to the community in the "Engaging our Youth," "Sharing the Vision," "Relieving the Hunger" and "Protecting the Environment" campaigns.
DEC seeking assistance in locating black bear dens
Thu, Mar 3rd 2016 03:50 pm
This winter, State Department of Environmental Conservation wildlife biologists are seeking the public's help to learn about new black bear dens throughout New York.
IMPACT Sports Performance announces summer program
Thu, Mar 3rd 2016 03:50 pm
IMPACT Sports Performance Director Jason Jerome today announced plans for the 2016 Weed & Feed summer training program. The 10-week program aims to help young athletes "weed" out negative habits and "feed" on the positives of their training program and life.
Buffalo Sabres: Game-worn jersey auction running until March 13
Thu, Mar 3rd 2016 03:50 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team is holding a game-worn jersey auction that is currently running on auction.NHL.com until 9 p.m. Sunday, March 13. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Buffalo Sabres Foundation.
Western New York Independent Living to hold community job fair March 10
Thu, Mar 3rd 2016 03:40 pm
Western New York Independent Living, Inc. welcomes those seeking employment to attend a community job fair running from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday March 10.
Higgins announces details for annual Congressional Art Competition
Thu, Mar 3rd 2016 03:40 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins is inviting local high school students to participate in the annual Congressional Art Competition.
Amazing kids, including a 4-year-old piano prodigy and world champion salsa dancers, featured in NBC's 'Little Big Shots'
Thu, Mar 3rd 2016 03:30 pm
A 4-year-old piano prodigy and world champion salsa dancers are just two of the acts featured in the much-anticipated premiere of "Little Big Shots," NBC's new comedy/variety series.
In celebration of International Wildlife Day, DEC reminds New Yorkers to 'Return a Gift to Wildlife'
Thu, Mar 3rd 2016 03:30 pm
On International Wildlife Day, the Department of Environmental Conservation reminds New Yorkers they can help conserve wildlife in New York by donating to the "Return a Gift to Wildlife" program when they complete their income tax forms by April 15.
United States Military Academy to perform on Historic Palace Theatre stage
Thu, Mar 3rd 2016 03:20 pm
At 7 p.m. Saturday, April 2, the United States Military Academy will perform on the Lockport Palace Theatre stage, 2 East Ave.
Assemblyman John Ceretto: Local services offer help filing taxes
Thu, Mar 3rd 2016 03:15 pm
No one likes to pay taxes, but yearly refunds can be a silver lining. Figuring out exactly how to file for your tax refund, however, can be frustrating and confusing. Thankfully, several local organizations are prepared to help.
Shamus Restaurant 'History Center Night' benefits Niagara History Center
Thu, Mar 3rd 2016 03:05 pm
Make plans for the 12th annual "History Center Night" at Lockport's Shamus Restaurant, from 4-9 p.m. Wednesday, March 30. Enjoy a fine dinner at the Shamus as you help support the History Center and its programs.
13-year-old Maddie Ziegler to serve as judge on 'So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation'
Thu, Mar 3rd 2016 03:05 pm
Award-winning dancer Maddie Ziegler will join Nigel Lythgoe, Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo as a judge on "So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation." Maddie will lend her expertise as a young dancer to critique and praise the contestants as they battle it out during the studio shows this summer.
'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' arriving early on Digital HD April 1
Thu, Mar 3rd 2016 02:45 pm
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" shattered box office records upon its debut to become the cinematic event of a generation with over $926 million domestic and $2.05 billion worldwide.