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'America's Got Talent' 10th anniversary season concludes with two nights of one-of-a-kind performances
Mon, Sep 14th 2015 05:05 pm
"America's Got Talent" concludes its top-rated 10th anniversary season with two nights of star-studded special guests.
Jacobs family makes historic $30 million gift to University at Buffalo medical school
Mon, Sep 14th 2015 04:55 pm
Jeremy M. Jacobs, his wife, Margaret, and their family have given $30 million to the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, a historic gift as the school undergoes an ambitious period of expansion that will enable it to pursue innovative medical education, research and patient care.
Arnold Schwarzenegger takes to the boardroom and is named 'CEO' of NBC's 'The Celebrity Apprentice'
Mon, Sep 14th 2015 12:05 pm
Twice-elected California governor and international movie superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger has been named new host of NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice," which will return to the network for the 2016-17 season.
Niagara University set to celebrate Vincentian Heritage Week
Mon, Sep 14th 2015 12:05 pm
Vincentian Heritage Week, an annual celebration of Niagara University's rich history of education and service in the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul, will take place Sept. 21-27. Its theme this year is "Living Vincentian Locally & Globally."
Host, co-creator of 'Serial' podcast Sarah Koenig to speak at UB Center for the Arts
Mon, Sep 14th 2015 11:35 am
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo presents "Sarah Koenig - Binge-Worthy Journalism: Backstage with the Host & Co-Creator of 'Serial' " at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 11, 2016. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 18.
Erie County, partners to hold orientation for seniors interested in volunteering in local classrooms
Mon, Sep 14th 2015 11:35 am
The Erie County Department of Senior Services and community partners including the Buffalo Public Schools are currently seeking individuals interested in volunteering at local schools to provide one-on-one tutoring to children in the classroom.
Miss Georgia, Betty Cantrell, crowned Miss America 2016
Mon, Sep 14th 2015 09:00 am
Miss Georgia, Betty Cantrell, was crowned Miss America 2016 Sunday night at the birthplace of the legendary competition - Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall - for its 95th anniversary broadcast, live, on the ABC Television Network.
Video, photos: Lindsey Clark named Peach Queen
Sun, Sep 13th 2015 10:45 pm
History was made Sunday night, at the end of the 58th annual Niagara County Peach Festival, as Lindsey Clark was named Peach Queen. She will receive a $4,000 college scholarship, courtesy of the Lewiston Kiwanis Club.
Rochester Amerks sign Patrick Kaleta to AHL contract
Sat, Sep 12th 2015 04:20 pm
The Rochester Americans announced today the team signed forward Patrick Kaleta to a one-year American Hockey League contract. Kaleta will attend Buffalo Sabres training camp on a professional tryout (PTO).
Lewiston Country Fair charms anew
Sat, Sep 12th 2015 07:20 am
It's right there tickling at the edge of your mind. You know you've seen this object before, part of a Lewiston building or landmark. But where?
Can You Help? Craig Burns fundraiser
Sat, Sep 12th 2015 07:00 am
Friends and family of Craig Burns announced a benefit will be held in his honor from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Shawnee firehall, 3747 Lockport Road in Sanborn.
Arctic Edge exhibit opens at Buffalo Zoo
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 11:40 pm
There's a lot to see in the Buffalo Zoo's new Arctic Edge exhibit ... but its star is one particular 450-pound diva: Luna.
Peach Queens are Pizza Queens
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 11:40 pm
Earlier this week, the Peach Queen contestants paid a visit to Favorites Pizza, where Chuck and his staff treated each to a free "I Love Favorites" T-shirt and gift cards for pizza.
Village of Lewiston, Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours owner eye floating breakwall to counter wakes
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 11:20 pm
Though Village of Lewiston residents have noticed less wake turbulence on Water Street, there is still room for improvement.
Village of Lewiston: Paladino plan update, public hearing Monday
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 11:20 pm
In drawings submitted Thursday to the Village of Lewiston, portions of Ellicott Development's proposed plaza have changed significantly. The northern building, No. 3, is now a two-story unit. The third floor is gone and, instead of 26 apartment units spread over two floors, the sketch calls for 13 two-bedroom dwellings on the second floor.
No surprises in Lewiston primary
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 11:20 pm
Unofficial primary election results from Lewiston:
Deputy honored by N-W school board
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 11:20 pm
Before business started at last Wednesday's Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education meeting, board members took a few minutes to honor a special guest.
A match made at Gateway Harbor
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 11:15 pm
The 90-degree weather lately is expected to cool to a more moderate 70-something by this weekend ... just in time to avoid chocolate soup.
Wheatfield: Residents pack meeting on compressor station
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 11:15 pm
Health, noise, wildlife issues and more have been major concerns for Pendleton residents about a 22,000-horsepower gas compressor station that National Fuel is looking to build in the town, and close to the Wheatfield border. That has a lot of people from both communities furious and looking to fight to send National Fuel's idea far away.
Traffic pattern changes in Falls
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 11:15 pm
Traffic pattern changes started Friday on the Robert Moses State Parkway in the City of Niagara Falls, Niagara County, the state Department of Transportation announced recently.
6 new stores planned for Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 11:15 pm
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA in the Town of Niagara will grow by six new stores this fall.
Grand Island: Gus Macker happy about Gus Macker tourney
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 11:10 pm
Gus Macker himself was pleased with Grand Island's first hosting of the Gus Macker 3-on-3 Tournament.
Detectives arrest two for stealing $1K in groceries
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 11:00 pm
Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports members of the Detective Bureau arrested two females involved Aug. 11 with a grand larceny at Tops Market on Grand Island.
Computer and Electronic Recycling Day set for Saturday
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 11:00 pm
Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick reminds residents that the county is hosting a free Computer and Electronic Recycling Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at GM Tonawanda Engine Plant No. 1, 2995 River Road, between Sheridan Drive and Edgar Avenue in the Town of Tonawanda.
Two more rabies clinics offered in September
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 11:00 pm
The Erie County Department of Health, in collaboration with the Niagara Frontier Veterinary Society, the Medaille College Veterinary Technology program and the SPCA serving Erie County, is holding two more free rabies vaccination clinics in September.
Elderwood hosts second Cruise Night
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 11:00 pm
Elderwood of Grand Island turned back the clock for its residents by hosting its second annual Cruise Night Sept. 2.
Obit: Donald R. Bachert
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 10:55 pm
Grand Island resident Donald R. Bachert entered into rest Sept. 4, 2015.
Education leader visits O/N BOCES
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 10:55 pm
The state's top education official returned to her Western New York roots last week with a visit to a number of local school districts - capped off with a stop at Orleans/Niagara BOCES' Niagara Career and Technical Education Center in Sanborn.
For a limited time, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood offering rare look at new Batmobile from 'Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice' before its big screen debut
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 08:20 pm
In anticipation of the March 2016 release of "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood recently debuted the newest incarnation of the Batmobile in its Picture Car Vault (for a limited time only), as part of its special Batman exhibit.
Natalie Cole cancels concert at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 08:20 pm
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino regrets to announce the Natalie Cole performance scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19 has been cancelled.
Erie County social services to launch SNAP call center
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 08:20 pm
Erie County Department of Social Services Commissioner Al Dirschberger has announced the launch of a new supplemental nutrition assistance program ("SNAP") call center designed to help families on nutrition assistance to resolve service issues more quickly. Residents are now directed to call 716-858-7239 to get quick assistance with their SNAP case.
Domestic Violence Tribute Garden nears completion
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 08:20 pm
The Erie County Commission on the Status of Women ("ECCSW") and the Erie County Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry ("Parks"), in conjunction with local domestic violence agencies and service providers, have announced the official opening of the Domestic Violence Tribute Garden at Isle View Park will take place with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 26.
Aquarium of Niagara: Riding the Wave
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 08:15 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara scored with its16th annual Winds Waves and Wines fundraiser at the Conference and Event Center Niagara Falls Thursday night.
Niagara Falls: Golisano Center taking shape on 10th Street
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 08:15 pm
The walls are going up fast and interior electrical work has begun as the future Golisano Center for Community Health takes shape on the 10th Street side of the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center campus.
Mighty Niagara Half Marathon attracts global runners
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 08:15 pm
The Mighty Niagara Half Marathon has gone global. Runners from countries around the world including England, Ireland, Mexico, Germany, Austria and Ethiopia, will soon travel to Western New York to "run with the river" in this one-of-a-kind race that has grown tremendously since its 2009 inception.
'Dancing with the Stars' season premiere Monday
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 08:15 pm
"Dancing with the Stars" is back with an all-new celebrity cast ready to hit the ballroom floor. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere, live, Monday, Sept. 14 (8-10:01 p.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network.
Niagara Small Business Development Center offering free business workshops
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 08:15 pm
The Niagara Small Business Development Center, the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas and the North Tonawanda Library are sponsoring free business workshops for local business owners.
'Food Network Star' winner Eddie Jackson's primetime series, 'BBQ Blitz,' premieres Friday, Oct. 9
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 10:20 am
"Food Network Star" season 11 winner and former NFL player Eddie Jackson goes primetime this fall with his new six-episode series, "BBQ Blitz," premiering Friday, Oct. 9 (10:30 p.m. ET/PT).
Office of Mental Health receives $1.4 million grant for suicide prevention services in Western New York
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 10:20 am
The New York State Office of Mental Health announced Thursday it received a $1.41 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to reduce suicide in Western New York.
SBA recognizes SBDC's 35th anniversary, contributions to nation's small businesses
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 10:20 am
Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet of the U.S. Small Business Administration commended the Small Business Development Center program, the largest SBA-supported counseling and training network, on its 35 years of service to the American people.