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Girl Scouts of Western New York to host two information sessions in Niagara Falls this December
Tue, Nov 18th 2014 04:20 pm
It's never too late for girls in grades K through 12 to join Girl Scouts, but why wait any longer to start the fun?
March of Dimes: Expectant moms and their babies to benefit from new project
Tue, Nov 18th 2014 04:05 pm
The March of Dimes announced a partnership with Catholic Health's Mercy Hospital of Buffalo and Sisters of Charity Hospital, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, Kaleida Health's Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo, the Erie County Department of Health, the Niagara County Department of Health and the Health Foundation for Western & Central New York to implement the "Healthy Babies are Worth the Wait" program.
Sabres annual 'Fan Food Drive' set to begin
Tue, Nov 18th 2014 04:05 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will hold a "Fan Food Drive" at three home games during the month of November to benefit the Food Bank of Western New York.
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. announces release of Canalside development RFP
Tue, Nov 18th 2014 03:45 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. today announced a request for proposals has been released for the development of the South Aud Block site, which is in the heart of Canalside on Buffalo's waterfront.
'The Price Is Right' once again features Niagara USA
Tue, Nov 18th 2014 03:30 pm
The Niagara Tourism & Convention Corp. has announced the popular daytime game show "The Price Is Right" will once again offer the Niagara USA destination as a prize for a vacation.
Buffalo Sabres-Sharks game to be played as scheduled
Tue, Nov 18th 2014 03:15 pm
Tonight's Buffalo Sabres game against the San Jose Sharks, taking place at 7:30 p.m. at First Niagara Center, will be played as scheduled.
Poloncarz issues state of emergency in Erie County
Tue, Nov 18th 2014 03:05 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz issued a state of emergency for Erie County due to the impact of a significant winter snowstorm and the aftereffects on public works and emergency services delivery in affected areas.
Jason Aldean, Eric Church, Brett Eldredge and Carrie Underwood to perform on American Country Countdown Awards
Tue, Nov 18th 2014 03:00 pm
Country music heavyweights Jason Aldean, Eric Church and Carrie Underwood, along with country's newest star, Brett Eldredge, will join previously announced performers Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line and Miranda Lambert on the inaugural American Country Countdown Awards.
Zappa Plays Zappa: 'One Size Fits All' 40th anniversary tour March 31 at UB Center for the Arts
Tue, Nov 18th 2014 03:00 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents Zappa Plays Zappa: "One Size Fits All" 40th anniversary tour at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.
Travel prohibited in Lancaster, West Seneca, South Buffalo, Cheektowaga and Hamburg
Tue, Nov 18th 2014 12:30 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today issued an update on the lake effect snow in Western New York. The New York State Emergency Operations Center remains open as snow continues to fall to assist anyone in need of help due to these storms.
Empire State College at Cheektowaga to hold information sessions
Tue, Nov 18th 2014 12:25 pm
State University of New York Empire State College will hold public information sessionss about its associate and bachelor's degree programs at its Niagara Frontier Center, Appletree Business Park, 2875 Union Road, Suite 34, Cheektowaga, on:
Handyman, 'Cheers' and Pixar star John Ratzenberger visits Made in America stores
Mon, Nov 17th 2014 05:05 pm
"Cheers" and "Toy Story" star John Ratzenberger is touting products made locally at the Made in America Store. He will appear at three locations Wednesday, signing men's, women's and children's giftboxes that are bursting with domestically made goods.
Why your kid shouldn't be guzzling 'energy' drinks
Mon, Nov 17th 2014 01:05 pm
Anxiety, hypertension, elevated heart rates, interrupted sleep patterns and headaches are just some of the side effects commonly associated with energy drinks, and those problems are more pronounced in children, according to a recent University of Miami study.
Richardson Olmsted Complex: Name and branding of hotel, conference center and culinary experience unveiled
Mon, Nov 17th 2014 01:00 pm
The Mansion Group announced today "Hotel Henry, Urban Resort Conference Center" is the official name of the hotel, conference center, special events and urban resort being built as the cornerstone development of the Richardson Olmsted Complex, a U.S. National Historic Landmark.
Niagara's Choice FCU supports Child Advocacy Center of Niagara
Mon, Nov 17th 2014 12:25 pm
Niagara's Choice Credit Union recently held its first annual charity golf outing. Chosen to receive the funds raised at the outing was The Child Advocacy Center of Niagara, a service of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
New signage in Youngstown
Mon, Nov 17th 2014 12:20 pm
Plans are now in the works for new signage replacements at the four entrances to the Village of Youngstown. The signs have been acquired with the help of the original signmaker's son, Nick Costrino, and the Modern sign shop.
Eli Young Band leads February entertainment at Seneca Resorts & Casinos
Mon, Nov 17th 2014 12:00 pm
With three No. 1 hits under their belt, as well as a Grammy nomination and an Academy of Country Music Award for Song of the Year for the hit "Crazy Girl," Eli Young Band will bring star power to Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino in February.
Schneiderman issues consumer alert following recent reports of state tax debt collection scams
Mon, Nov 17th 2014 12:00 pm
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman recently issued a consumer alert following reports of bogus tax debt collection scams.
'Great American Smokeout' spotlights need to help low-income, low-education or poor mental health groups quit smoking
Mon, Nov 17th 2014 12:00 pm
"The Great American Smokeout" takes place Thursday and serves as a reminder that quitting smoking is essential for good health.
Niagara Falls AARP wants you
Mon, Nov 17th 2014 12:00 pm
The Niagara Falls Area AARP, Chapter 283, announces open chapter membership to those who are members at the national level.
Memorial sets schedule for health insurance navigators
Mon, Nov 17th 2014 12:00 pm
The New York State Department of Health's NY State of Health insurance marketplace began its second open enrollment period Saturday.
Cyrille Aimée at UB
Mon, Nov 17th 2014 12:00 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents Cyrille Aimée as part of its "New Voices Series" at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5.
Lewiston Tour of Homes sponsors announced
Sat, Nov 15th 2014 11:55 pm
More than 60 local businesses and individuals have stepped forward to sponsor the 2014 Historical Association of Lewiston's Tour of Homes. Topping the list is Chris Castellani of Supermarket Liquors and Wines.
Village of Lewiston Planning Board receives plaza update from Paladino
Sat, Nov 15th 2014 11:00 am
After waiting nine months for Ellicott Development CEO William Paladino to provide an update on his company's Center Street property, the Village of Lewiston Planning Board asked him Monday for time to study his proposal before voting "yes" or "no" on its conceptual merits.
'Shop Small': Village of Lewiston stores offering 'Black Friday,' 'Small Business Saturday' deals
Sat, Nov 15th 2014 09:00 am
For the third year in a row, local merchants are opening early and offering deep discounts to shoppers leery of long lines, and the "Black Friday" pushing and shoving often shown on TV newscasts. Village vendors promise patrons they'll find a better buying experience in Lewiston.
Town of Lewiston finalizes budget
Sat, Nov 15th 2014 09:00 am
Discussions continued, agreements were ultimately reached, and the Lewiston Town Board at last reached consensus Monday on finalizing its 2015 $16.037 million budget.
Buffalo Philharmonic to present $15,000 to John R. Oishei Children's Hospital
Sat, Nov 15th 2014 07:00 am
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will present a $15,000 check to the campaign for the new Oishei Children's Hospital at 9 a.m. Monday at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo. The donation reflects proceeds from ticket sales to the July 19 Doctors of the World performance at Kleinhans Music Hall.
Town of Lewiston building ice rink, seeking sponsors
Sat, Nov 15th 2014 07:00 am
The Lewiston Family Ice Rink will return for its third year of operation next month in Academy Park.
Village of Lewiston selects new deputy treasurer
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 06:35 pm
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees has chosen South Fourth Street resident Edward Walker to serve as deputy treasurer. He replaces Amy Salada, who was appointed clerk/treasurer last month, and Karen Goodman, who retired in June after serving for 31 years.
'Grimm': Monroe and Rosalee face opposition
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 06:00 pm
Not everyone on "Grimm" was excited to learn Monroe, a Blutbad, was marrying Rosalee, a Fuchsbau. Some members of the Wesen community were offended by this interspecies relationship and intend to make trouble for the newlyweds.
November proclaimed American Legion Membership Month on Grand Island
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:25 pm
The Grand Island Town Board at its regular monthly meeting named November as American Legion Membership Month across the Island.
Grand Island Town Board: Say goodbye to e-waste drop-off
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:25 pm
The Town of Grand Island is getting out of the e-waste collection business.
Grand Island CSD: Assistant superintendent returns home to Niagara Falls district
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:25 pm
The Grand Island Central School District assistant superintendent of finance and support services, Joe Giarrizzo, has accepted the position as administrator for school business services in the Niagara Falls City School District beginning Nov. 25.
Huth Road Elementary School: Weather Machine Weather Station now up and running, live online
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:25 pm
The Huth Road Elementary School weather station is live and online. Located in the school courtyard, the station provides information on the weather on the north end of the Island.
Grand Island Memorial Library: 25th anniversary celebrated with fun, magic
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:20 pm
Charlie of Charlie and Checkers brought color, energy, and fun with him to the Grand Island Memorial Library's celebration of its 25th anniversary at its current Bedell Road location.
Connor O'Keefe benefit at Lewiston Event Center
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:05 pm
Friends and family of Connor O'Keefe, pictured, have announced plans for a fundraiser from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Lewiston Event Center, 845 Cayuga St.
State Police captain retires
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:05 pm
Maj. Michael J. Cerretto, troop commander, Troop A, congratulated Capt. Joseph B. Scioli Jr. on his last working day before entering into retirement, completing a 26-year career with the State Police.
Starpoint to vote on $15 million capital project
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:05 pm
Residents of the Starpoint Central School District will soon vote on $15.4 million worth of improvements to the district under its Student Health, Safety and Technology Capital Project.
Alzheimer's Disease Awareness month recognizes caregivers
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:05 pm
November is Alzheimer's Disease Awareness month, a time to support the more than 5 million Americans who have it, as well as the many more millions of people who care for those with the disease.
 

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