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Collins helps pass medical innovation legislation
Thu, Dec 1st 2016 05:00 pm
Congressman Chris Collins, R-NY-27, is hailing the passage of the 21st Century Cures Act - medical innovation legislation he said will directly benefit the lives of Western New Yorkers.
FASNY offers safety tips as temperature drops
Thu, Dec 1st 2016 04:55 pm
Temperatures are dropping across New York, and the Firemen's Association of the State of New York urges New Yorkers to remain safe as they begin to heat their homes for the winter.
Canalside to host sixth annual Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 06:00 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. invites the public to its sixth annual Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting at Canalside from 4-10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3.
Maid of the Mist enjoys another record season
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 05:50 pm
A record 1.6 million guests boarded iconic Maid of the Mist vessels during the 2016 season in Niagara Falls, New York, a 9 percent increase over the 2015 record.
Canadian duo wins Great Lakes International Ice Carving Competition
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 05:50 pm
After 32 hours of intense sawing, chiseling and sculpting to create giant works of art made entirely out of ice, the second annual Great Lakes International Ice Carving Competition bestowed top honors to Ross and Antonio Baisas of Quebec.
Buffalo Sabres: Game-worn jersey auction running until Dec. 11
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 05:40 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday announced the team is holding a game-worn jersey auction that is running on sabres.com/auction until 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Buffalo Sabres Foundation.
New York announces additional steps taken to protect impacted residents in response to Lackawanna fire
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 05:35 pm
The state departments of environmental conservation and health announced Wednesday New York has secured a commitment from Great Lakes Industrial Development to begin quickly responding to impacted residents to have their homes cleaned up, following the Nov. 9 fire at the former Bethlehem Steel Plant in Lackawanna.
'Rock Out Hunger' collects record 4,350 turkeys in time for Thanksgiving
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 05:30 pm
Thousands of hungry local families received a turkey and all the trimmings for a Thanksgiving meal just in time for the holiday as a result of the 11th annual "Operation: Rock Out Hunger" to benefit the Food Bank of Western New York.
Ortt bills signed into law
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 05:25 pm
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, announced three bills he introduced earlier this year have been signed into law. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the pieces of legislation late Monday night dealing with support of people with disabilities, easier access to mental health records and stricter sex offender laws.
Cataract City Classic returns
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 03:50 pm
On Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2 and 3, the Niagara Falls Education Foundation will present the 17th annual boys basketball Cataract City Classic at Niagara Falls High School.
'The Great Christmas Light Fight' dazzles with special episodes featuring competing homes
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 03:35 pm
The battle of the lights continues with new episodes of ABC's hit holiday-decorating-competition series, "The Great Christmas Light Fight."
Fallsview Casino welcomes Barenaked Ladies, Bachman and Ray LaMontagne
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 03:25 pm
Award-winning Canadian group Barenaked Ladies, platinum musician Randy Bachman and singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne are just three of the artists set to hit the stage this March at Fallsview Casino Resort.
Downtown Niagara Falls corridor to be lit for season
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 03:00 pm
The community is invited to attend Friday's Seneca Niagara holiday tree lighting ceremony (in sequence with Old Falls Street, USA) set to take place at Seneca Square (in front of Seneca Niagara Hotel & Casino), 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls.
Niagara University honors 5, raises scholarship dollars at President's Dinner
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 02:55 pm
Niagara University recognized the accomplishments of five extraordinary individuals - while raising critical funds for student scholarships - during its 2016 President's Dinner, which was held Nov. 18 at the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls.
Dak Prescott & NFL-best 10-1 Dallas Cowboys visit Sam Bradford & Minnesota Vikings on 'Thursday Night Football'
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 02:45 pm
NBC continues its coverage of "Thursday Night Football" this week, when Dak Prescott and the NFL-best 10-1 Dallas Cowboys host Sam Bradford and the Minnesota Vikings. Coverage starts at 7:30 p.m. ET with "Football Night in Minnesota" on NBC.
Assemblyman Ceretto: HEAP can help cut heating costs this winter
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 02:40 pm
Winters in Western New York are notoriously harsh, making preparation essential to surviving the cold months ahead. For many families, the rising cost of heating can be a serious concern. Unfortunately, some have to choose between turning on the heat or putting food on the table.
Niagara University professors to present 3 papers at international conference
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 02:40 pm
Having one paper accepted for presentation at the annual meeting, therefore, is considered a significant achievement. Having three approved - out of this year's nearly 13,000 submissions - is "humbling and beyond my expectations," says Dr. Vince Rinaldo, who will make a trio of presentations next April 27-May 1 in San Antonio, the site of AERA's 2017 annual meeting.
UPDATE: Collins introduces legislation to blow back wind turbines
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 02:35 pm
Congressman Chris Collins, R-NY-27, has introduced legislation that would curb the installation of wind turbines in close proximity to military installations, such as the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station in Niagara Falls.
Dance phenom Derek Hough & Grammy Award-winning singer/dancer NE-YO join Jennifer Lopez at judges' table on NBC's 'World of Dance'
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 02:30 pm
World renown dancer and two-time Emmy Award winner Derek Hough, who is set to co-star in the Dec. 7 production of "Hairspray Live!," and NE-YO, an accomplished dancer, Grammy Award-winning singer, composer, producer and actor who drew raves as the Tin Man in last year's "The Wiz Live!," have been added as judges on NBC's new dance competition series "World of Dance."
Complete My One Buffalo app now available for download
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 02:25 pm
The complete My One Buffalo mobile app is now available for download. Individual features of My One Buffalo have previously been available through both the Bills and Sabres apps, and are now accessible in one location.
Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University presents CAM's 10th annual 'Holiday Bash'
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 02:20 pm
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will host its 10th annual "Holiday Bash" from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9.
Sabres 'Road Crew' to make tour stop in Nashville
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 02:20 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team's "Road Crew," presented by Delta Air Lines, will make its first "Tour Stop" of the 2016-17 season on Jan. 23 in Nashville, prior to the team's game against the Predators on Jan. 24.
Memorial adds physician assistant to its primary care medical team
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 02:20 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced physician assistant Heather Glose will join its primary care medical team effective Monday, Dec. 5.
DEC reminds hunters to follow safety rules this hunting season
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 02:10 pm
In the wake of a number of recent hunting-related shooting incidents, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos is reminding hunters to follow basic hunter safety rules when going afield this hunting season.
2017 Honda NHL All-Star Game to be televised on NBC
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 02:10 pm
NBC will broadcast live coverage of the 2017 Honda NHL All-Star Game from Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 29. Coverage begins at 3:30 p.m. ET. This is the first network-television broadcast of the NHL All-Star Game since 2004. The game was originally scheduled to be televised on NBCSN.
High-profile sponsors revealed for 'The New Celebrity Apprentice'
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 02:05 pm
Twelve world-class brands will be featured when NBC's "The New Celebrity Apprentice" kicks off Monday, Jan. 2 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT), with twice-elected California governor, international movie superstar and successful businessman Arnold Schwarzenegger reigning over the boardroom.
Food Network set to reboot 'Iron Chef America'
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 02:05 pm
Food Network recently announced plans for new series, "Iron Chef Gauntlet," a reimagined reboot of "Iron Chef America," the long-running, fan-favorite series based on the Japanese cult classic known for its fierce competition, secret ingredients and the ultimate culinary bragging rights for its victors and champions.
Jesusfreakhideout.com releases 20th anniversary compilation, 'JFH 20'
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 02:00 pm
JesusFreakHideout.com, one of the pioneers of Christian music media on the web, celebrated two decades online this summer.
Safe Harbour Project conference to address child trafficking, exploitation
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 01:50 pm
More than 150 youth-serving professionals will convene Thursday at the Conference and Event Center in Niagara Falls to address the issue of trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation of children.
Niagara University formalizes partnership with China's Hunan University of Commerce
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 01:50 pm
Niagara University entered into a formal partnership with the Hunan University of Commerce, a provincial institution located in the historically and culturally renowned city of Changsha, China, on Nov. 15.
#GivingTuesday celebrated in Niagara Falls
Tue, Nov 29th 2016 03:50 pm
Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster welcomed local agencies, educators and restaurateurs to City Hall today to proclaim #GivingTuesday in Niagara Falls.
Celebrating the season
Mon, Nov 28th 2016 11:30 am
Lewiston seniors were treated to a Thanksgiving lunch last week at the Lewiston Senior Center.
Marsha McWilson to perform at Niagara Catholic
Mon, Nov 28th 2016 11:20 am
Entertainer Marsha McWilson will stage a benefit concert for Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School on Saturday, Dec. 10.
4 Niagara Falls Memorial primary care offices earn national recognition for patient-centered care
Mon, Nov 28th 2016 11:20 am
The National Committee for Quality Assurance has announced four primary care medical offices operated by Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center have received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and longā€term, participative relationships.
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County pledges to help families avoid homelessness through #GivingTuesday and #NYGivesDay
Mon, Nov 28th 2016 11:20 am
The United Way of Buffalo & Erie County is focusing on alleviating homelessness for at least 10 families this holiday season through its participation in #NYGivesDay, a 24-hour online fundraising event.
Memorial posts online survey to identify community health care needs
Mon, Nov 28th 2016 11:20 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center seeks the public's help in identifying community health care needs.
Country music legend Dolly Parton to perform live on 'The Voice'
Mon, Nov 28th 2016 10:55 am
Country music legend Dolly Parton is set to perform two songs on the Tuesday, Nov. 29 (8-9 p.m.) live telecast of NBC's three-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice."
The Head and the Heart March 2 at UB Center for the Arts
Mon, Nov 28th 2016 10:55 am
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents The Head and the Heart at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 2, 2017. Tickets are $44 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 2. Springtime Carnivore will open the concert.
Lewiston Family Ice Rink taking shape
Sat, Nov 26th 2016 07:00 am
Overcoming budget problems, the Lewiston Family Ice Rink is now a go and starting to come together at Academy Park in the Village of Lewiston.
Grand Island Town Board: NY looking at Share the Road option for parkway
Fri, Nov 25th 2016 07:00 pm
Grand Island Town Supervisor Nathan McMurray said when he saw Monday's Town Board meeting agenda, "I spent the whole day and the whole weekend preparing for war, preparing for bloodshed."