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SBA disaster loan outreach center coming to Erie County
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 09:25 pm
The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced it will open a Disaster Loan Outreach Center in Erie County on Wednesday in West Seneca to make it convenient for those affected by "Winter Storm Knife" to apply for disaster assistance.
Poloncarz announces January rabies clinic
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 09:25 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz, along with Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein and Erie County Legislator Peter Savage (3rd District), have announced a free rabies vaccination clinic has been scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 28, from 3-7 p.m. at the North Buffalo Community Center, 203 Sanders Road, Buffalo (located off Colvin Boulevard, south of Kenmore Avenue).
Fathom Events, UFC offer 'Fight of the Year': UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 09:25 pm
On Jan. 31, the eyes of the world will be on Las Vegas, as former middleweight champion and future Hall of Famer Anderson "The Spider" Silva makes his return to the Octagon to do battle with one of the most dangerous strikers in the sport, former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz, in the main event of UFC 183.
'Code Blue' weather alert is in effect in Buffalo
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 08:55 pm
If you or someone you know needs a warm place to stay, go to the Buffalo City Mission at 100 E. Tupper St., Buffalo, or St. Luke's Mission at 325 Walden Ave., Buffalo.
Duff Goldman, Valerie Bertinelli sweeten new competition series 'Kids Baking Championship'
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 04:25 pm
Hosts and judges Duff Goldman and Valerie Bertinelli lead eight talented kid bakers through tasty challenges designed to find the most impressive and creative young baker on "Kids Baking Championship," premiering Monday, Feb. 2 (8 p.m.), on Food Network.
Artpark hosts 'Peter Pan' auditions
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 04:25 pm
Artpark & Company has announce auditions for its upcoming Mainstage production of "Peter Pan" will be held from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at the Niagara University Annex, (located in the Valu Home Center Plaza), 6001 Porter Road, Niagara Falls.
Memorial's Competitive EDGE Sports Performance program to hold Thursday open house
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 04:25 pm
The Competitive EDGE Sports Performance Program will hold an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at its new location in the Niagara Falls High School Field House.
Season finale of 'The Fred Jackson Show' airs tonight on WBBZ
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 04:25 pm
Buffalo Bills star running back Fred Jackson and co-host Bob Koshinski welcome Buffalo News sports writer Vic Carucci on the season finale of "The Fred Jackson Show" tonight at 7 p.m. on WBBZ-TV.
Erie County Fair ranks as 10th largest
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 04:25 pm
A ranking of top fairs and exhibitions has named the Erie County Fair the 10th largest fair in North America in 2014.
Influenza on the rise in Niagara County
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 04:20 pm
"Influenza disease has been widespread in New York state and rapidly escalating in Niagara County," Public Health Director Daniel Stapleton said late last week. To date, one pediatric death has been reported in New York City. Fortunately, no children have died from influenza in Niagara County.
John Ceretto sworn in
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 11:50 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, was sworn in to his third term in the New York State Assembly Sunday.
Fallsview presents an evening with Art Garfunkel
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 11:45 am
Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Art Garfunkel has had a lasting effect on the music industry as both a successful solo artist and as one-half of the iconic folk-pop duo Simon & Garfunkel.
NBC's 'Golden Globe Arrivals Special' kicks off Hollywood's biggest night Sunday
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 11:40 am
NBC will air the "Golden Globe Arrivals Special" (7 p.m. ET) pre-show just prior to The 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards Sunday (8-11 p.m.).
Memorial Medical Center greets first newborn of 2015
Sat, Jan 3rd 2015 08:10 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center greeted its first baby of 2015 at 2:03 p.m. Friday when Marissa Gillingham of Niagara Falls gave birth to a son, Brendan Alexander Mangel.
Lewiston Dance Center team busy
Sat, Jan 3rd 2015 09:00 am
Lewiston Dance Center's Dance Team has wrapped up its performance season. Over the past weeks, the girls have entertained crowds throughout the Niagara County community. A final holiday performance took place at the Lewiston Family Ice Rink.
Winners of annual DiMino Tops Christmas coloring contest announced
Sat, Jan 3rd 2015 09:00 am
The winners of the annual DiMino's Lewiston Tops-Lewiston-Porter Sentinel Christmas coloring contest were introduced Dec. 20, with prizes awarded in the foyer of the Center Street store.
Veterans Memorial vandalized in Youngstown
Sat, Jan 3rd 2015 07:00 am
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is continuing its investigations into a act of vandalism this week that defaced the recently updated Veterans Memorial at Youngstown's Veterans Park.
Knights of Columbus farmers breakfast
Sat, Jan 3rd 2015 07:00 am
The Knights of Columbus will hold an all-you-can-eat farmers breakfast from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, at 755 Erie Ave., North Tonawanda.
March seniors trip
Sat, Jan 3rd 2015 07:00 am
Wheatfield Senior Citizens will celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a lunch and variety show from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 12. Tickets are required, with a deposit due Jan. 18, and a final payment Feb. 13.
Youngstown Business and Professional Association active in 2014
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 01:55 pm
Wrapping up 2014, Youngstown Business and Professional Association Inc. President Cheryl Butera displays with pride a check for $2,225, awarded from the William G. Mayne Jr. Business/Community Enhancement Program.
Village of Lewiston sets boys basketball tournament
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 01:55 pm
The Village of Lewiston Recreation Department is sponsoring a three-on-three boys basketball tournament Monday, Jan. 19, starting at 9 a.m. in the Red Brick Municipal Building gym, North Fourth and Onondaga streets.
HARBORCENTER, ECHDC announce Winter Festival
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 01:30 pm
HARBORCENTER President John Koelmel and Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. President Tom Dee today announced plans for the 2015 HARBORCENTER Winterfest at Canalside, a three-day event that takes place Jan. 9-11 in the Canalside district, concurrent with the medal round of the IIHF Women's Under-18 World Championship at HARBORCENTER.
Heart of Niagara's 'A Taste of The Niagara Region' to feature 30-plus restaurants, caterers and bakeries
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 01:30 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue's third annual "Heart to Heart" fundraising event, "A Taste of The Niagara Region," continues to gain momentum and support from Western New York's restaurant and culinary community.
Buffalo's Queen City Roller Girls announce 2015 season schedule at Buffalo RiverWorks
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 01:30 pm
You've seen them hit, juke, fall and fly ... but they've never moved like this before. Roller derby hits the city starting in February at Buffalo RiverWorks.
Millard Fillmore's Buffalo legacy to be recognized at commemoration
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 01:30 pm
If Millard Fillmore, the much-maligned 13th president of the United States, were alive today, he might tell you he has a lot to be proud of.
Sujeet Desai to perform in Youngstown
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 01:30 pm
Sujeet Desai, an accomplished musician, inspirational speaker and spokesman for those with Down's syndrome, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at First Presbyterian Church of Youngstown, 100 Church St.
Ann Marie Linnabery's History Center program revisits existing Niagara County homes from 1878 guide, past residents
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 01:25 pm
Ann Marie Linnabery, assistant director of the Niagara History Center, will revisit the homes and residents described in "The 1878 History of Niagara County" in her program "Home Sweet Home" at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, in the Niagara History Center, 215 Niagara St., Lockport.
Holiday cheer at Northgate
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 10:00 am
Residents and employees at The McGuire Group's Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda couldn't help ending the year with some of the season's best activities. An ugly sweater contest and a visit from Santa Claus made the Christmas holiday special.
Cornerstone Community Federal Credit Union supports Sister Mary Loretto Soup Kitchen with holiday tradition
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 09:40 am
Cornerstone CFCU held its second annual ugly sweater contest Dec. 17 to celebrate the season and help a worthy cause. Each year, employees donate $5 to wear a holiday sweater before Christmas and help the community in the process.
Obit: Carl Miller
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 09:00 am
Carl Thomas Miller died peacefully in the Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCare Center on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, in Wilmington, North Carolina, at the age of 77.
Pigeons: Things you didn't know about
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 07:00 am
When you were young, sometimes the things you remembered were scary and daunting.
Former Gov. Mario M. Cuomo passes away
Thu, Jan 1st 2015 11:00 pm
The family of former Gov. Mario M. Cuomo announced he passed away from natural causes due to heart failure this evening at home with his loving family at his side. He was 82 years of age.
Kaleida Health, Buffalo Sabres to welcome first babies of 2015
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 03:05 pm
Kaleida Health is making sure all babies born at its two birthing hospitals are sent home with information and a product to ensure safe sleep.
Diane M. Perri Roberts named to 2014 super lawyers
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 03:00 pm
The law firm of Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP announced Niagara County resident Diane M. Perri Roberts was named to the 2014 New York Super Lawyers, Upstate Edition.
Niagara University hockey hands out teddy bears to children at Roswell Park
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 03:00 pm
The Niagara men's hockey team spent an afternoon in December handing out teddy bears to the children at Carly's Club at Roswell Park in downtown Buffalo.
Island of Hope: GI Relay For Life team, Bottle Junction fighting cancer one nickel at a time
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 03:00 pm
Grand Island Relay For Life team Billy's Buddies has been raising money with a bottle and can return drive for six years, but the fundraising has never been easier since the opening of the Island's Bottle Junction redemption center.
Prestigious wrestling tournament at NCCC
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 02:55 pm
The 34th annual Niagara Frontier Officials High School Wrestling Tournament will be held at Niagara Community College Jan. 2 and Jan. 3, featuring some of the top wrestlers from the Western New York and Rochester area teams.
Happy 100th birthday, Hazel Smith!
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 02:55 pm
The Grand Island Town Board issued a town proclamation to Elderwood at Grand Island resident Hazel Smith, who celebrated her 100th birthday Sunday.
Scouts donate to Code Blue Relief Mission
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 02:40 pm
A van full of warm clothing is bound for the streets of Buffalo thanks to donations by Boy Scout Troop 630.
Ellden's donates to Neighbors Foundation with pancake breakfast
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 02:40 pm
Diane and Tom Brady, owners of Ellden's Grill & Banquet at River Oaks Golf Club, hosted a pancake breakfast Sunday.