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Law enforcement donates $2,000 to fight domestic violence
Tue, Dec 2nd 2014 05:00 pm
October was Domestic Violence Awareness month. On Oct. 26, the Niagara County Deputy Sheriff's Police Benevolent Association held its third annual 5K run and "Kids Fun Run" to raise awareness for victims of domestic violence.
Niagara Catholic blood drive saves lives
Tue, Dec 2nd 2014 05:00 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School brought in Unyts' community blood service unit Nov. 6. Student organization, TAG, or "transplant awareness group," sponsored the blood drive.
Dunkin' Donuts launches partnership with Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots in Western New York
Tue, Dec 2nd 2014 05:00 pm
Dunkin' Donuts today announced its partnership with one of America's most iconic holiday toy collection drives through a third-year initiative with the United States Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program in Western New York.
Higgins: $107,500 in grants for Western New York art community
Tue, Dec 2nd 2014 05:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins today announced the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has awarded $107,500 in federal grants to the Western New York art community. These grants support artistic excellence, creativity and innovation among local artists.
Buffalo Sabres: Gorges activated from IR; McCormick placed on IR
Tue, Dec 2nd 2014 05:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled forward Tim Schaller from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League. The team also activated defenseman Josh Gorges from the injured reserve list and placed forward Cody McCormick on IR.
'LIVE with Kelly and Michael' gets into holiday spirit
Tue, Dec 2nd 2014 05:00 pm
As the 2014 holiday season begins, top syndicated morning show "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" celebrates this December with festive theme weeks, an annual Christmas Eve extravaganza, and a fun-filled 2014 end-of-the-year special.
'Marvel's Agent Carter' to debut with a two-hour premiere, Tuesday, Jan. 6, on ABC
Tue, Dec 2nd 2014 05:00 pm
ABC's highly anticipated new seven-part television event, "Marvel's Agent Carter," the second action-packed series from the creative minds at Marvel, inspired by the feature films "Marvel's Captain America: The First Avenger" and "Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier," along with the short "Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter," will debut with a two-hour premiere Tuesday, Jan. 6 (8 p.m., ET).
New York Power Authority gears up for free holiday events
Tue, Dec 2nd 2014 05:00 pm
Holiday fun is already underway at the Power Vista, the New York Power Authority's admission-free visitors center at the Niagara Power Project.
'The Voice' hits 20 million iTunes downloads since first season
Mon, Dec 1st 2014 10:00 pm
Signifying its importance on the global music stage, "The Voice," in conjunction with Republic Records, reached a milestone of 20 million iTunes music downloads Monday night, dating back to its first season (iTunes.com/TheVoice).
Mariah Carey, Prince Royce, Darius Rucker, Rockettes added to NBC's 'Christmas in Rockefeller Center' special
Mon, Dec 1st 2014 01:50 pm
Mariah Carey, Prince Royce, Darius Rucker and the Rockettes will join the star-studded holiday special, "Christmas in Rockefeller Center," airing live from Rockefeller Center in New York City Wednesday, Dec. 3 (8-9 p.m. ET). Carey will open the holiday program with a special performance of her No. 1 smash hit "All I Want For Christmas is You."
Garth Brooks returning to Buffalo for first time in 17 years
Mon, Dec 1st 2014 01:50 pm
The Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood concerts are slated for March 6-7 at First Niagara Center in Buffalo.
Reba to receive NASH Icon Award at first-ever American Country Countdown Awards on FOX
Mon, Dec 1st 2014 01:45 pm
Multimedia entertainment mogul Reba will receive the first-ever NASH Icon Award during the inaugural American Country Countdown Awards, airing Monday, Dec. 15 (8 p.m. ET), on FOX.
BBB and local charities work together to support #GivingTuesday
Mon, Dec 1st 2014 01:45 pm
Better Business Bureau Foundation of Upstate New York is working with local charities in support of #GivingTuesday.
Buffalo Sabres assign Tim Schaller to Rochester
Mon, Dec 1st 2014 07:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced Sunday the team assigned forward Tim Schaller to the Rochester Americans of the AHL.
Community Missions to participate in #GivingTuesday
Mon, Dec 1st 2014 07:00 am
Community Missions has once again joined #GivingTuesday, a first-of-its-kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of more than 18,000 partners - charities, families, businesses and individuals - to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season.
Shop with trust 'Cyber Monday' using BBB's 10 tips for safe online shopping
Mon, Dec 1st 2014 07:00 am
With many shoppers skipping the malls and turning to the Internet for holiday gifts, Better Business Bureau serving Upstate New York is offering 10 tips for safe online shopping on "Cyber Monday" and throughout the season.
Better Buffalo Fund application deadline extended
Mon, Dec 1st 2014 07:00 am
The Better Buffalo Fund application deadline has been extended to 4 p.m. Dec. 10 due to the unprecedented weather impact on the Buffalo area.
'All About Autism' workshop set for Dec. 13
Mon, Dec 1st 2014 07:00 am
Do you have a child or loved one with an autism spectrum disorder and would like to learn more about related community resources and support?
BPO for the holidays
Sat, Nov 29th 2014 12:45 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is offering four chances to experience the joy of music and magic of the holidays with exciting performances infused with the spirit of the season.
Steve Miller hits mark at Seneca Niagara
Sat, Nov 29th 2014 12:15 pm
It was a jam-packed house at the Seneca Niagara Event Center Nov. 21 when the Steve Miller Band took the stage. There was no opening band, and Steve and his bandmates came out onto the stage ready to entertain the audience for a solid two hours of flawless music.
'Voice' alum RaeLynn to sing 'God Made Girls' on Tuesday's show
Sat, Nov 29th 2014 12:15 pm
Following a lengthy run on season two of "The Voice," singer-songwriter RaeLynn will return to "The Voice" Tuesday to debut her top 20-and-rising hit "God Made Girls," which has generated more than 4 million views and was the highest-charting debut single by a solo female artist in 2014.
Buffalo Sabres recall Tim Schaller from Rochester
Sat, Nov 29th 2014 12:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team recalled forward Tim Schaller from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.
Buffalo Sabres sign Jean Dupuy to entry-level contract
Sat, Nov 29th 2014 12:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team has signed free agent forward Jean Dupuy to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Seahawks-49ers ranks as NFL's most-watched Thanksgiving primetime game
Sat, Nov 29th 2014 12:15 pm
The Seattle Seahawks' 19-3 victory over the San Francisco 49ers Thursday night on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" averaged 22.9 million viewers, to rank as the NFL's most-watched Thanksgiving primetime game.
Sabres to sell 'Tyler's Toques' to benefit Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy
Sat, Nov 29th 2014 12:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team is selling a limited number of winter hats, known as "Tyler's Toques," to benefit the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy. The Tyler Myers-themed toques also come with a Myers autographed player card and pin, as well as a one-year membership to the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy.
Giving back
Sat, Nov 29th 2014 12:15 pm
On Thanksgiving morning, St. Peter R.C. parishioners helped local food pantries by donating nonperishable food items, which were presented as the offering during Mass.
Village of Lewiston, Paladino working toward plaza compromise
Sat, Nov 29th 2014 07:15 am
Reconfiguring a potential fast food restaurant might be the key to a new plaza on Center and North Eighth streets in the Village of Lewiston.
Family tradition to end with retirement of area postman
Sat, Nov 29th 2014 07:00 am
In the coming weeks, residents will see the wrapping up of a family tradition that has existed for close to 70 years in the Youngstown and Lewiston areas.
Sanborn antique store open house
Fri, Nov 28th 2014 07:00 am
Sanborn Old General Store, 5856 Buffalo St., will hold its 14th annual Christmas open house during store hours Dec. 13-14.
Family ornament workshop at Carrousel Museum
Fri, Nov 28th 2014 07:00 am
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum hosts an ornament workshop to demonstrate how to make a variety of holiday ornaments for all skill levels.
'Toy Story That Time Forgot' airs Dec. 2 on ABC
Fri, Nov 28th 2014 07:00 am
Pixar Animation Studios second special for television, "Toy Story That Time Forgot," a world premiere holiday event featuring favorite characters from the "Toy Story" films, airs Tuesday, Dec. 2 (8 p.m.) on the ABC Television Network.
Craft show and basket auction
Fri, Nov 28th 2014 07:00 am
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, on the corners of North Fourth and Ridge streets, Lewiston, will have a craft show and basket auction, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, and noon until 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7. This "one-stop shopping event" coincides with the Christmas Walk in the Village of Lewiston.
Meryl Streep, Chris Rock, Jake Gyllenhaal headline guest lineup on 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'
Fri, Nov 28th 2014 07:00 am
All week long, "LIVE" will feature a wide range of gift ideas for the holidays.
Aquarium of Niagara 'Cruzes' into holiday season
Fri, Nov 28th 2014 07:00 am
With the holiday season fast approaching, the Aquarium of Niagara is getting ready to celebrate with a series of events, specials and donation drives.
Hilbert donates 50 BPO tickets to first responders following storm
Fri, Nov 28th 2014 07:00 am
The spirit of the season will be celebrated with festive Christmas favorites at a special holiday pops concert performed by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, in Hilbert College's William E. Swan Auditorium.
'Christmas Kickoff Countdown' on 'The Chew'
Fri, Nov 28th 2014 07:00 am
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas as "The Chew" gets viewers ready for the holiday season with delicious drinks; easy, inexpensive and flavorful dishes; as well as d├ęcor ideas all month long.
Even in a snowstorm, 'Today' show anchor Dylan Dreyer shines national spotlight on Western New York
Thu, Nov 27th 2014 07:00 am
NBC News and "Weekend Today" meteorologist Dylan Dreyer was live in Hamburg during a record snowfall.
DEC offers outdoor gift package bargain for 'Black Friday' and 'Cyber Monday'
Thu, Nov 27th 2014 07:00 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is offering a two-day "Wilderness Bundle" outdoor gift package, DEC Commissioner Joe Martens announced.
Wheatfield schedules public scoping session on Cobblestone Creek
Thu, Nov 27th 2014 07:00 am
The proposed Cobblestone Creek cluster development by Errick Road was the highlight of Monday's Town Board meeting in Wheatfield, held at 7 p.m. in Town Hall, 2800 Church Road.
Niagara-Wheatfield School Board: Residents raise concerns about music program
Thu, Nov 27th 2014 07:00 am
Cuts and changes in the district's music program were the subject of last week's Niagara-Wheatfield school board meeting, held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the Adult Learning Center of Niagara-Wheatfield High School.