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Diana Krall: Wallflower World Tour March 10 at UB Center for the Arts
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 05:25 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents "Diana Krall: Wallflower World Tour" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10. Tickets, $64.50 to $84.50, are on sale now.
Erie County: Poloncarz, Burstein address importance of measles vaccinations
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 04:20 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined today by Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein, Chief Medical Officer of Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo Dr. Stephen Turkovich, and Dr. Shamim Islam, M.D., of the division of infectious diseases at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo to discuss the importance of measles vaccinations in stopping the spread of the disease.
NBC renews dramas 'The Blacklist,' 'Chicago Fire,' 'Chicago P.D.,' Law & Order: SVU,' 'Grimm'
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:20 pm
NBC has announced it is renewing dramas "The Blacklist" (season three), "Chicago Fire" (season four), "Chicago P.D." (season three), "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (season 17) and "Grimm" (season five) for the 2015-16 season.
Lewiston: Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center celebrates Black History Month
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:20 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital held a special ceremony Thursday as part of its Black History Month celebration. The hospital honored two associates, one department, and heard remarks from community activist Kenneth Hamilton.
'Remember the Titans' coach Herman Boone to speak at Hilbert College
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:05 pm
Herman Boone, the Virginia high school football coach portrayed by Denzel Washington in the movie "Remember the Titans," will speak at Hilbert College at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, in William E. Swan Auditorium.
Fourteenth annual 'Give Kids a Smile Day' set for Feb. 6
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:05 pm
Tooth fairies, teddy bears and dental heroes will bring healthy smiles to more than 800 young children and their parents at the 14th annual "Give Kids a Smile Day" presented by the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine.
Citizen preparedness training in West Seneca
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:05 pm
New York National Guard troops, trainers, state and local emergency management officials will hold a session of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's citizen preparedness training program at the West Seneca Town Hall at 6:30 p.m. tonight.
Ceretto to Cuomo: Grant Niagara University Start-Up NY designation
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:05 pm
Republican Assemblyman John Ceretto today sent a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo in support of Niagara University as the school applies for designation as a partner in the Start-Up NY program.
New York's Powerball Jackpot increases to $360 million for Saturday
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:05 pm
The jackpot for Saturday's Powerball drawing is $360,000,000.
Applications available for student office assistant summer position funded by Grigg Lewis Foundation
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:05 pm
The Grigg Lewis Foundation workership program is taking applications to fill a student office assistant position it will fund at the Niagara History Center this summer.
Jack black to perform at The Oscars
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:00 pm
Versatile actor, singer and comedian Jack Black will make a special appearance at the 87th Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. The Oscars, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will air Sunday, Feb. 22, live on ABC.
Hallmark voice of '60s music, Frankie Valli, set to perform his legendary hits at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:00 pm
Seneca Resorts & Casinos announced today the May entertainment lineup will feature Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino Saturday, May 2.
Help for caregivers and those who are grieving
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:00 pm
Are you caring for someone with a serious illness? Do you or someone you know need help coping with the loss of a loved one?
AlertID issues warnings about train safety
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:00 pm
A commuter train collided with an SUV Tuesday evening in Valhalla, New York. Officials said six people were killed and at least a dozen were injured after the third rail breached the train's interior and blasted flames into the front two cars.
Lewiston Lions welcome newest Lion Robert Herman
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:00 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions are proud to announce the induction of their newest member, Lion Robert Herman, who was sponsored by club President Regina Cecconi.
On World Cancer Day, Higgins champions legislation to increase biomedical research funding
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 09:50 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins recognized Feb. 4 as World Cancer Day by announcing the introduction of legislation aimed at the fight to rid the world of cancer and other debilitating diseases.
218 hopefuls received a ticket to Hollywood ... only one will be the next 'American Idol'
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 05:15 pm
This week, the fun continues when 218 of the country's most amazing performers travel west to compete in "American Idol XIV's" "Hollywood Week" at the Orpheum Theatre.
Cummings Foundation awards $1 million to UB's new medical school
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 05:15 pm
The James H. Cummings Foundation of Buffalo has given $1 million to the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
Collins responds to plans to reclassify Internet under Title II
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 05:10 pm
Congressman Chris Collins, R-NY-27, today issued the following statement after FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler released plans to vote on net neutrality rules Feb. 26.
Sabres assign Hackett to Rochester
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 05:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team assigned goaltender Matt Hackett to the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.
Niagara Falls: Accardo running for mayor
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 04:25 pm
Former Niagara Falls City Council chairman and local business leader John G. Accardo is running for mayor of Niagara Falls, vowing a "new vision for a Cataract City that has lost sight of its potential," his campaign announced this morning.
Four Diamond winners honored as hospitality elite by AAA
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 03:35 pm
AAA Western and Central New York recently announced its 2015 class of AAA Four Diamond Award winners during a ceremony at the New York Wine & Culinary Center in Canandaigua.
Polar Bites event boosts Buffalo Zoo's winter funds
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 03:35 pm
Tickets are now available for Polar Bites 2015, a fundraising event benefiting the Buffalo Zoo's animal residents.
UB Theatre & Dance presents Zodiaque Dance Co. directed by Tressa Gorman and Tom Ralabate
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 03:35 pm
The University at Buffalo Theatre & Dance Department will present Zodiaque Dance Company Feb. 26-28 and March 6-8.
USA Network announces series pick-up for new drama 'Colony'
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 03:35 pm
USA Network announced today the series pick-up and 10-episode order of the series "Colony."
Niagara Hospice bouquet sale invites help from area businesses
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 03:35 pm
Staff and volunteers from the Niagara Hospice Alliance are kicking the snow off their boots and gearing up for the 2015 spring bouquet sale, which will run March 2-8 with pre-sale bouquets throughout the month of February.
M&T Bank Dance Series: Tango Buenos Aires in 'The Song of Eva Perón'
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 03:30 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, will present Tango Buenos Aires in "The Song of Eva Perón" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 2, in the Mainstage Theatre, located at the Center for the Arts, North Campus.
Sabres Green Team partners with Cell Phones for Soldiers
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 03:30 pm
The Buffalo Sabres Green Team has again teamed up with the nonprofit Cell Phones for Soldiers organization to provide troops serving in the U.S. military with cost-free methods of communication with their loved ones.
Food Network invites culinary entrepreneurs to step right up for a chance to make 'Food Fortunes'
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 03:30 pm
Food Network invites aspiring culinary entrepreneurs to walk in with an idea and possibly walk out with a fortune, in new series "Food Fortunes," premiering Monday, March 9, at 10 p.m.
67th Primetime Emmy Awards to air Sept. 20 live on FOX
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 03:30 pm
The Primetime Emmy Awards returns to FOX this year, airing live coast-to-coast from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles Sunday, Sept. 20 (8 p.m. ET).
DEC extends public comment period on revisions to list of Species of Greatest Conservation Need
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 03:30 pm
The public comment period for the draft Species of Greatest Conservation Need list is extended for an additional 30 days until March 9, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced.
Oscar winners Blanchett, Leto, McConaughey and Nyong'o to return as presenters at 87th Oscars
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 03:30 pm
Cate Blanchett, Jared Leto, Matthew McConaughey and Lupita Nyong'o, last year's Oscar winners in the leading actress, supporting actor and supporting actress categories, will return to present at this year's Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today.
Higgins presses for immediate action on efficiency improvements at Peace Bridge
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 03:20 pm
While awaiting completion of a formal review of the pre-inspection pilot project at the Peace Bridge, Congressman Brian Higgins said steps can and should be taken immediately to improve efficiencies at the northern border crossing.
Grand Island High School: 'Shrek the Musical' is ogre the top
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 12:35 pm
Grand Island High School will present a more modern musical when it stages "Shrek the Musical" for three performances Feb. 5, 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the new Grand Viking Theater at GIHS, 1100 Ransom Road.
Charlotte Sidway Elementary School students see exotic animals
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 12:35 pm
Nickel City Reptiles and Exotics visited Sidway Elementary School students Jan. 14. Students were able to meet and learn about some exotic animals such as a baby kangaroo, an African snake, a lynx, a tarantula and a rare owl.
GI Conservative Committee to hold celebration
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 12:35 pm
Grand Island Conservatives will present the Conservative Leadership Celebration from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, at Ellden's Grill & Banquet at River Oaks Golf Club, 201 Whitehaven Road.
Recognized
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 12:35 pm
The Sandy Beach Yacht Club Women's Organization presented its Woman of the Year to Kathy Podgorny at a dinner in December.
Cooke sworn in to countywide post
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 12:35 pm
Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard swore in the 2015 officers of the Association of Erie County Governments on Jan. 22 at Salvatore's Italian Gardens in Depew.
The DeGlopper Air Assault School dedicated at Fort Bragg
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 12:25 pm
Pictured are the family and friends of Pfc. Charles DeGlopper at the Iron Mike Statue at Airborne and Special Ops Museum in Fayetteville, N.C. The group was in North Carolina for the dedication of The DeGlopper Air Assault School at Fort Bragg, which took place Jan. 22.
History of Niagara River islands retold at Launch Club presentation
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 12:25 pm
As a boy, Gary Kenline spent his summers on Motor Boat Island, an island that his grandfather had purchased in 1930.