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National Grid has local connection to Triple Crown favorite California Chrome
Mon, Jun 2nd 2014 05:10 pm
National Grid has a local connection to California Chrome, winner of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, who will attempt to become the first horse to win the Triple Crown since 1978 when he runs in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday in Elmont.
'LIVE with Kelly and Michael': Trainer Tammy Harris winner of 'LIVE's Top Fitness Instructor' contest
Mon, Jun 2nd 2014 05:10 pm
This morning on "LIVE with Kelly and Michael," hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan announced trainer Tammy Harris from Houston was chosen as the winner of the show's first-ever "LIVE's Top Fitness Instructor" contest.
Yvonne Strahovski talks '24: Live Another Day,' Kate Morgan
Mon, Jun 2nd 2014 02:10 pm
Yvonne Strahovski knows a thing or two about playing a CIA agent, having starred for five seasons as Sarah Walker on NBC's "Chuck."

In just a few episodes of "24: Live Another Day," Strahovski's agent Kate Morgan has resonated with "24" fans so much that rumors are flying of a spinoff.

Artpark welcomes Lorde
Mon, Jun 2nd 2014 02:05 pm
Lorde will headline a concert Sunday, Sept. 7, at Artpark in Lewiston.

Majical Cloudz will open.

Alton Brown announces new US tour dates, including stop in Buffalo
Mon, Jun 2nd 2014 12:15 pm
Renowned foodist and television personality Alton Brown announced the return of "Alton Brown Live! The Edible Inevitable Tour," on the heels of the successful inaugural run to 46 U.S. cities. Brown will bring his tour to the University at Buffalo's Center for the Arts Sunday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m.
New York Rangers face Los Angeles Kings in Stanley Cup Final
Mon, Jun 2nd 2014 12:10 pm
NBC Sports Group's live coverage of the Stanley Cup Final begins with Game 1 Wednesday at 8 p.m. on NBC, when the Los Angeles Kings host the New York Rangers at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Coverage begins with "NHL Live" at 7 p.m. on NBCSN.
NYPA's Niagara Power Vista to host Family Safety Fair
Mon, Jun 2nd 2014 12:05 pm
The New York Power Authority will hold a family safety fair Saturday, June 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Niagara Power Vista, the admission-free visitors' center at NYPA's Niagara Power Project, 5777 Lewiston Road, Lewiston.
Heart of Niagara returns to Grandpaws Pet Emporium Saturday
Mon, Jun 2nd 2014 12:05 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue returns to Grandpaws Pet Emporium with more adoptable dogs this Saturday, June 7, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Come meet Sally, Sammie, Buddy, Kayla and Joey, and get information about the adoption process, animal care, upcoming meetings and events.
Sabres sign Baptiste to entry-level contract
Mon, Jun 2nd 2014 12:00 pm
Over the weekend, the Buffalo Sabres announced the team signed forward Nicholas Baptiste to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Niagara Wine Trail: Celebrate dads and grads with wine and cheese
Mon, Jun 2nd 2014 12:00 pm
The Niagara Wine Trail is holding its annual wine and cheese pairing event June 13-15. Featuring Yancey's Fancy artisan Cheese, the timing of this event is ideal for celebrating both Father's Day and recent college graduates.
Lewiston/Niagara-on-the-Lake Rotary Club encourages everyone to 'Shred-It'
Mon, Jun 2nd 2014 12:00 pm
Lewiston/Niagara-on-the-Lake Rotary Club will hold an event Saturday, June 21, allowing residents to not only help themselves, but do something nice for the community as well. The club will hold its second annual "Shred-It" fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Lewiston resident Stefik at annual shooting match
Sat, May 31st 2014 12:25 pm
Lewiston's Sr. Master Sgt. Edward Stefik, a member of the 107th Airlift Wing Security Forces, is among about 125 National Guard soldiers and airmen from across New York who have gathered at the Camp Smith training site this weekend to take part in the 35th annual "TAG Match."
NTCC announces 2014 'Get to Know Niagara USA' familiarization tours
Sat, May 31st 2014 12:25 pm
The Niagara Tourism & Convention Corp. has announced the dates and details of the 2014 "Get to Know Niagara USA" familiarization tours.

The tours will be offered complimentary to all hospitality and tourism workers in Niagara County and will aim to educate employees on all there is to do in Niagara Falls and throughout Niagara County.

Bobby Vinton 'The Polish Prince' performing live at Riviera Theatre
Sat, May 31st 2014 12:15 pm
The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center welcomes musician, singer and actor Bobby Vinton. "The Polish Prince" will perform live at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13. Doors open at 7 p.m. (Mighty WurliTzer organ plays at 7:30 p.m.).
DiNapoli urges parents to open a college savings account for their children
Sat, May 31st 2014 12:15 pm
New York state's 529 College Saving Program has helped New York residents pay for more than $230 million in college-related expenses in 2014, New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli said this week in recognition of 529 College Savings Day. The investment program, overseen by DiNapoli's office and the Higher Education Services Corp., is designed to help parents save for college and offers tax deductions up to $10,000 annually.
'Faith Night at the Ballpark'
Sat, May 31st 2014 07:05 am
On Saturday, June 7, St. Peter's Lutheran Church and School of Sanborn will be sponsoring a "Faith Night at the Ballpark" at Sal Maglie Stadium in Niagara Falls, 1201 Hyde Park Blvd.
Make a humming bird pot
Sat, May 31st 2014 07:00 am
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara will host a hands-on seminar on humming bird pots at 6:30 p.m. June 19. Brighten your yard, patio or porch with a planter designed to attract humming birds. The $40 class fee includes step-by-step instructions and all materials. No experience is necessary.
Trips With Pets: Pet seat belts save lives
Sat, May 31st 2014 07:00 am
Traveling with pets has never been more popular amongst pet parents. Traveling by car is by far the most common mode of pet travel and dogs are the most frequent travelers.
Lew-Port ends year on high note
Sat, May 31st 2014 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Central School District is ending the 2013-14 academic year on a high note with the receipt of a major grant and several faculty and students being honored Tuesday night.
Town of Lewiston: Financial woes heard at board session
Sat, May 31st 2014 07:00 am
The town's troubling financial picture reared its ugly head again at Thursday's Lewiston Town Board meeting.
Conrad running for Town of Lewiston Town Board
Sat, May 31st 2014 07:00 am
My name is Bill Conrad and I am announcing my candidacy for a seat on the Lewiston Town Board. I will be running to fill out the rest of the term of the seat vacated by Ernie Palmer. Earlier this year, I was appointed to take Mr. Palmer's spot on the Town Board after he stepped down.
Audition for 'Peter and the Wolf,' a 'Free Family Saturdays' event
Sat, May 31st 2014 07:00 am
The Greater Niagara Ballet Company will present two performances of "Peter and the Wolf" Saturday, July 19, as part of "Free Family Saturdays" at Artpark. The free performances begin at noon and 2:30 p.m. in the outdoor amphitheater.
HART fundraiser recognizes those contributing to organization's success
Sat, May 31st 2014 07:00 am
HART Interfaith, a nonprofit organization in Lewiston, is holding its 31st annual celebratory dinner at the Niagara Falls Country Club, Wednesday, June 4. Raffle baskets will be previewed at 5:30 p.m. and the dinner will begin at 6 p.m.
Village of Lewiston: Soluri, Toohey, Geiben endorse Symmonds for mayor
Sat, May 31st 2014 07:00 am
In the past 37 years, four people have served as mayor in the Village of Lewiston. Three of those people are endorsing a political newcomer who seeks that office in the June 17 election.

Richard Soluri, Bill Geiben and Marilyn Toohey are supporting Jamie Symmonds, who is running for mayor against incumbent Terry Collesano and fellow challenger Jacqueline Lampman.

The Village of Lewiston election is Tuesday, June 17. Residents can vote from noon until 9 p.m. at the Red Brick Municipal Building, 145 N. Fourth St.

'Best Breakfast USA': Syros Restaurant
Fri, May 30th 2014 09:00 pm
There's a saying around Lewiston: "Come hungry to Syros."

The family restaurant doesn't skimp on breakfast servings. ... Or tables, for that matter. Subsequently, guests can get in, fill up fast, and get out.

'Best Breakfast USA': Mangia Café & Bakery
Fri, May 30th 2014 09:00 pm
"Feel good food" can mean eating something that's healthy, or partaking of a meal that's made with fresh ingredients. It's not necessarily both - unless Mangia Café & Bakery chef Bec Poletti is making the food. Then you know you're going to eat a great meal that's guilt-free.
'Best Breakfast USA': The Villa Coffee House
Fri, May 30th 2014 09:00 pm
Stop the presses: The Villa Coffee House has added blueberries and chocolate chips to its signature thin and crisp pancakes! "We did sort of violate one of Tom's rules, which was putting things into the pancakes," owner and chef Mike Loraine said. "That's a new addition. ... I think the chocolate chips are great."
Island of Hope: Fighting cancer one step at a time
Fri, May 30th 2014 08:40 pm
Cancer is the enemy that attacks indiscriminately, said Mary Dunbar-Daluisio, 59, former co-chair of Grand Island's Relay For Life. "Cancer doesn't care how old you are. Cancer doesn't care how young you are. It doesn't care what gender you are. Cancer affects so many people because it doesn't just affect the person with cancer. It affects that person's family and friends."
New turning lane sought on Packard Road
Fri, May 30th 2014 08:35 pm
The intersection of Military Road and Packard Road in the Town of Niagara can be a driver's nightmare.
Tri-Community Ambulance earns recognition
Fri, May 30th 2014 08:35 pm
The week of May 18-24 was National EMS Week. This year's theme was "EMS: Dedicated for Life." On May 21, Tri-Community Ambulance Service was proud to witness the recognition of a few of its own at the annual EMS Awards Dinner hosted by Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center in Lewiston at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
Obit: Sally Jeanette Meyer Chandler
Fri, May 30th 2014 08:35 pm
Sally Jeanette Meyer Chandler, born in Buffalo, on Dec. 17, 1925, passed away peacefully on May 8, 2014, in Austin, Texas, after an extended struggle with Alzheimer's Disease.
GI Relay For Life to 'Rock-Out Cancer'
Fri, May 30th 2014 08:35 pm
Grand Island's 12th annual Relay For Life is here, and Island residents are buzzing with excitement. For the last few months, teams have been collecting bottles, selling barbecue chicken, holding bake sales and raffling various baskets all to raise money for cancer research and prevention.

As the American Cancer Society's largest fundraiser, Relay For Life has become a global event in more than 20 different countries each year. Locally, Relay is set to open at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, on Grand Island. It will run overnight until 2 a.m. June 1 at Veterans Park.

Annual Memorial Day ceremony
Fri, May 30th 2014 08:30 pm
On Monday, the Town of Niagara Lions and Lioness Clubs observed Memorial Day with a ceremony at the Witmer Road Cemetery in the Town of Niagara.
Wheatfield cries foul on chickens
Fri, May 30th 2014 08:30 pm
When chickens move in next door in a residential area, it can cause a squawk.
Honoring our nation's heroes
Fri, May 30th 2014 08:25 pm
Memorial Day tributes throughout the area were many last weekend and Monday. They included programs at Old Fort Niagara and ceremonies in Youngstown, the Town of Wilson and in the Village of Lewiston.
RRG calls for Benoit's removal from siting board
Fri, May 30th 2014 08:25 pm
The governor's office got the CWM siting board process underway on May 23 with the naming of three area residents, two from Niagara County and one from Erie County, to serve as ad hoc members.
Lewiston Police lose a brother, K-9 'Radar'
Fri, May 30th 2014 08:25 pm
The Lewiston Police Department suffered a loss in its K-9 unit Wednesday. "Radar," a tracking, drug recognition and patrol dog, was put down. He had been diagnosed with splenic cancer at Cornell University.
Niagara-Wheatfield officials happy with annual vote
Fri, May 30th 2014 08:00 pm
A sense of relief and celebration was in the air at the May 21 Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education meeting. Unlike the past several meetings, the Adult Learning Center was virtually empty with just a few scattered residents in attendance.
Memorial Day in Wheatfield
Fri, May 30th 2014 08:00 pm
The American Legion Wheatfield Post 1451 held its Memorial Day observance at the war memorial at the town garage on Ward Road.
'The Fault in Our Stars' honored with Heartland Film's Truly Moving Picture Award
Fri, May 30th 2014 07:45 pm
Based on the young adult novel by Indianapolis native John Green, the 20th Century Fox release "The Fault in Our Stars" has been recognized by Indianapolis nonprofit Heartland Film with the Truly Moving Picture Award. Heartland Film honors select theatrically released films - entertaining movies that do much more than just entertain - with the industry award.
 


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