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NYPA's 'Eggstravaganza' a sure sign of spring
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:30 pm
The New York Power Authority will hold its annual "Eggstravaganza" March 28 at the Power Vista, the visitors center for the Niagara Power Plant in Lewiston.
David Hasselhoff to play Ian Ziering's father in Syfy's 'Sharknado 3'
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:30 pm
David Hasselhoff ("Night Rider," "Baywatch") will trade his red swimming trunks for a chainsaw when he portrays Gilbert Sheperd, the father of Fin (Ian Ziering) in "Sharknado 3."
Leadership Niagara: 100 youth prepared to lead in their communities
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:30 pm
Leadership Niagara will graduate 100 local students from its youth leadership development program, LYNC, at 6 p.m. tonight at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County's Training Center in Lockport.
Buffalo Sabres, First Niagara team up with Junior Achievement to teach financial literacy
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:25 pm
The First Niagara Foundation and the Buffalo Sabres teamed up with Junior Achievement of Western New York to teach local students about the responsibilities of and economic opportunities available in Western New York.
NU hosting 275 high school students for day of professional workshops
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:15 pm
More than 275 local high school students will convene at Niagara University tomorrow to participate in workshops on business leadership, interpersonal skills, dining etiquette and social media propriety.
Leadership Niagara to host Bill Strickland as special guest at awards luncheon
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:15 pm
Leadership Niagara has announced Bill Strickland will share his message of leadership, self-worth and transformation as a special guest and keynote speaker at the 2015 annual awards luncheon.
The NACC celebrates 'Niagara's narrative' with 'March Along the Portage' lecture series
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:15 pm
This March, The Niagara Arts & Cultural Center, in cooperation with the Niagara Falls Nation Heritage Area and The Niagara Falls Historical Preservation Society, is featuring events that celebrate Niagara's history.
Ceretto meets with Renae Kimble of Cancer Services Program of Niagara County
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:15 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto and the Western New York legislative delegation met Monday with Renae Kimble, the program coordinator for the Cancer Services Program of Niagara County.
Ceretto: Comprehensive Assembly reforms package shot down by downstate lawmakers
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:15 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, expressed disappointment New York City lawmakers voted down the Assembly minority conference's package of reforms designed to increase accountability, transparency and restore public trust in government.
Panepinto's bill combatting gang-related activities upon religious property passes Senate
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:10 pm
State Sen. Marc Panepinto released the following statement on the passage of his cosponsored bill, S.849:
Cuomo announces another round of ReCharge NY power allocations to seven NY enterprises
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:10 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the New York Power Authority board of trustees approved another round of low-cost power allocations under his statewide ReCharge NY program to support more than 4,000 jobs.
Buffalo Bills, M&T Bank to honor outstanding educators with seventh annual 'Touchdown for Teachers' contest
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:10 pm
The Buffalo Bills and M&T Bank recently announced their seventh annual "Touchdown for Teachers" program, which honors local teachers for their outstanding service to their schools and communities.
Bonnie Raitt to perform at UB
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:10 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents Bonnie Raitt at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, March 13.
Higgins, ReNU Niagara announce LiveNF volunteer fair
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 10:00 am
Congressman Brian Higgins and Niagara University's ReNU Niagara program announced the 2015 LiveNF volunteer fair, an event to connect local residents interested in civic engagement with volunteer-driven organizations doing good work in the Niagara Falls community.
Gliding Stars on ice
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 10:00 am
The Gliding Stars of Western New York will host their 11th annual ice show, titled "Family Game Night on Ice," at 7 p.m. Friday, March 20, and 1 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at the Northtown Center in Amherst (formerly the Pepsi Center).
Heart, Boston rock Fallsview Casino
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 10:00 am
Heart brings their vast repertoire of hits to Fallsview Casino June 25-26.
Widespread Panic: June 16 Artpark appearance
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 05:00 pm
Widespread Panic will return to Artpark June 16 as part of the venue's "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park" concert series in the outdoor amphitheater.
'The Voice': Meet Army standout Jeremy Gaynor
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 04:50 pm
West Point Band's male lead vocalist Jeremy Gaynor came onto NBC's hit reality series ready to rock and roll.
Happy birthday, Bea!
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 01:20 pm
Beatrice Rose Goodman celebrated her 100th birthday Feb. 27 with her friends at Elderwood of Grand Island.
Daemen College: Hochul reviews state's campus sexual assault policy with community
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 01:15 pm
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul discussed a new Cuomo administration effort related to campus sexual assault prevention and policies at New York state's private colleges at a meeting last week with members of the Daemen College community.
Obit: Marjorie M. McGarvey
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 12:50 pm
Marjorie M. McGarvey passed away peacefully Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, at St. Joseph's of the Pines Health Center, Southern Pines, North Carolina.
Audiologist Alan Geldin retires
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 12:45 pm
Niagara Falls area audiologist Alan M. Geldin describes his career as "so the hard of hearing may hear and the children can speak."
Conflict arises between Smelt Festival organizers
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 12:30 pm
What is traditionally a simple request turned into an investigation Monday at the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees meeting.
Erie County organization receives nearly $3 million to provide care for young children
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 12:20 pm
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families has announced the award of an Early Head Start-Child Care partnership grant to Community Action Organization of Erie County Inc.
Daemen program to focus on starting a small business
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 12:20 pm
A free weekly program on starting a small business will be offered by the Daemen College Center for Sustainable Communities and Civic Engagement starting March 17. It's slated for 6 to 8 p.m. in the Matt Urban Hope Center, 385 Paderewski Drive.
Plans taking shape for final Civil War encampment
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 12:20 pm
Organizers of the fourth and final Civil War encampment, put on by Genesee Community College to mark the 150th anniversary of the war that defined this nation, said it promises to be one of the most interesting to date.
Spring rummage sale
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 12:20 pm
St. Vincent de Paul Parish hosts its spring rummage sale at the Catholic Academy elementary site.
NEW DATE: Kenny G to perform live at Historic Riviera Theatre
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 11:35 am
The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center announces Kenny G will perform live at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7. The concert is presented by Wave FM. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Friday, March 13.
Torn ACL doesn't tear NU junior from biking cross-country for cancer
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 11:20 am
Jake Pandolfi is rehabbing a torn anterior cruciate ligament by riding a bicycle 4,000 miles across the U.S.
Memorial staffers 'Go Blue' for colorectal cancer awareness
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 11:05 am
Staff members and volunteers at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center dressed in blue Friday to support "Go Blue," a state and national effort to raise awareness about colorectal cancer.
Chamber Awards Gala: Knead the Dough honored as Ransomville Business of the Year
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 11:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce announced Knead the Dough as the recipient of the Ransomville Business of the Year Award.
Let the St. Paddy's Day festivities begin
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 10:55 am
With feet of snow still on the ground it certainly may not seem like it, but the winter of 2014-15 is on the way out. And what a better way to rid one's mindset of the winter of misery than to think spring?
Sabres recall Hackett from Rochester
Sat, Mar 7th 2015 07:20 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled goaltender Matt Hackett from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League. The team also announced forward Mikhail Grigorenko and goaltender Andrey Makarov have been assigned to the Americans.
Lew-Port names three candidates in superintendent search
Sat, Mar 7th 2015 11:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Central School District Board of Education announced its selection of three candidates for Lew-Port superintendent of schools this week.
Survey numbers find local opposition to CWM
Sat, Mar 7th 2015 07:00 am
The Sentinel has released the results of its online CWM survey, which was announced Feb. 7 and ran throughout the month.
Mount St. Mary's Foundation prepares for 'Amazing Grace Scavenger Hunt'
Sat, Mar 7th 2015 07:00 am
The Mount St. Mary's Foundation has announced it will hold the second annual "Amazing Grace Scavenger Hunt" Saturday, May 9. Area residents Kate Cumbo and Allison Violante are the co-chairs for the event, which will be held throughout the Village of Lewiston.
Senior shutterbugs wanted
Sat, Mar 7th 2015 07:00 am
The Council for Older Adults announced its annual photo contest is now underway. Applicants can submit up to five photographs for consideration under the following categories: "Nature's Moods" (scenic) and "Celebrations of Life" (people and/or animals).
Brit Floyd Show comes to Kleinhans May 17
Sat, Mar 7th 2015 07:00 am
Brit Floyd, "The World's Greatest Pink Floyd Show," returns to North America in 2015 to launch its "Space & Time World Tour."
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue hosts March volunteer meeting
Sat, Mar 7th 2015 07:00 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue's monthly volunteer meeting will take place this Wednesday, from 6:30-8 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston, 505 Cayuga St.
Village of Lewiston once again discussing pop-up parking lots
Fri, Mar 6th 2015 09:50 pm
Village of Lewiston trustees struggled with pop-up parking lots popping up along south streets on Artpark & Company concert nights last summer. In July, the board voted to get rid of such entities, only to reverse course one month later upon complaints from residents.
 

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