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Lewiston Choraleers will present spring program at four area churches
Wed, May 25th 2016 07:00 am
The Lewiston Choraleers will present its annual spring program, titled "The Good Old Days," at four area churches May 28-29 and June 4-5.
Lewiston Lions offer free youth eye screening
Wed, May 25th 2016 07:00 am
The Lewiston Community Lions will sponsor free youth eye screenings, with the assistance of the Town of Niagara Lions, during Monday's luncheon at the Lewiston No. 1 Volunteer Fire Co. firehall on North Sixth Street. The event immediately follows the Memorial Day parade and ceremony.
SPCA Serving Erie County schedules additional free parvo vaccine clinics
Wed, May 25th 2016 07:00 am
The SPCA Serving Erie County will once again administer free canine parvovirus (parvo) vaccines to dogs and puppies 8 weeks and older during monthly clinics through October.
Meet Tobias: Buffalo Zoo names male African lion cub
Tue, May 24th 2016 06:20 pm
The Buffalo Zoo announces Tobias as the official name of nearly three-month-old male African lion cub.
Elton John, Julia Roberts, Will Ferrell, Blake Shelton, Kobe Bryant join 'Red Nose Day Special' on NBC
Tue, May 24th 2016 06:00 pm
Elton John, Julia Roberts, Will Ferrell, Blake Shelton and Kobe Bryant are among the more than 65 stars who are coming together to have fun, raise money and change lives on "The Red Nose Day Special," airing on Red Nose Day, Thursday, May 26 (9-11 p.m. ET) on NBC.
Air quality health advisory issued for New York, Western New York
Tue, May 24th 2016 06:00 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Acting Commissioner Basil Seggos and State Department of Health Commissioner Howard Zucker, M.D., J.D., today issued an air quality health advisory for the Long Island, New York City Metro and Western New York regions of New York for Wednesday, May 25.
St. Peter R.C. School and Church nears capital campaign goal, gears up for summer construction
Tue, May 24th 2016 06:00 pm
"The Campaign for St. Peter" aims to raise $2,250,000 to address a number of needed repairs, renovations and improvements to both the school and church.
Niagara Falls invites world to #SoakItIn
Tue, May 24th 2016 04:45 pm
Representatives from the leading tourism and entertainment venues in downtown Niagara Falls came together Tuesday afternoon to outline all that residents and visitors can see, experience and enjoy this summer.
Interview: 'Lovesick' musical prodigy Jacob Whitesides visits Darien Lake
Tue, May 24th 2016 02:05 pm
Jacob Whitesides is not just a talented vocalist, YouTube star and teen heartthrob. At the ripe, old age of 18, he's also heading his own touring, merchandise and record label, Double U Records, and keynoting global business conferences.
The Tragically Hip announce tour, reveal cancer diagnosis
Tue, May 24th 2016 10:15 am
As announced by the band via its social media platforms and website this morning, The Tragically Hip have shared the news of band member Gord Downie's terminal health condition and their plans to mount a tour this summer.
Pond study at Bond Lake Park
Tue, May 24th 2016 07:00 am
The public is invited to participate in a pond study at Bond Lake Park from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, June 4.
Higgins calls on NYSDOT to commence formal environmental review of Buffalo Skyway removal
Mon, May 23rd 2016 05:10 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins is calling on the New York State Department of Transportation to begin a full and formal Environmental Impact Statement of the Buffalo Skyway,
Buffalo Harbor State Park to host 'Be a NY Ninja Day' Saturday, June 4, following debut of 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows'
Mon, May 23rd 2016 04:45 pm
In celebration of the movie release of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows," the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is joining with the Governor's Office of Motion Picture and Television Development, Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies to present "Be a NY Ninja Day" on Saturday, June 4, at Buffalo Harbor State Park in downtown Buffalo.
Artpark: Tears For Fears out, Lynyrd Skynyrd in
Mon, May 23rd 2016 04:35 pm
It was tears for all Friday when Artpark & Company tweeted the July 19 Tears For Fears concert was postponed. On Monday, the Lewiston performing and visual arts venue announced a replacement headliner: Lynyrd Skynyrd.
LCA presents 'Twist and Shout, a 'FUNraiser' of Beatles music
Mon, May 23rd 2016 04:25 pm
With a little help from our friends, Lewiston Council on the Arts has planned a new event: "Twist and Shout."
87 Lockport C.A.R.E.S. volunteers receive awards
Mon, May 23rd 2016 04:10 pm
Lockport CARES held a volunteer recognition and fire safety in-service for all current shift volunteers on May 21 at the shelter located at 188 Genesee St.
Pre-Seed Workshop to help entrepreneurs determine viability of startup concepts
Mon, May 23rd 2016 04:00 pm
The University at Buffalo will host the 10th annual Pre-Seed Workshop for aspiring high-tech entrepreneurs on May 25-26 at UB's New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, 701 Ellicott St., Buffalo.
Niagara County scores $500K EPA brownfields grant
Mon, May 23rd 2016 03:50 pm
Niagara County's efforts at cleaning up the bad environmental legacy of decades as a manufacturing and technology hub paid off again, as the county secured a $500,000 grant award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to further its brownfields cleanup efforts.
Buffalo Philharmonic performs throughout Western New York in July
Mon, May 23rd 2016 03:50 pm
This summer, the Buffalo Philharmonic will perform at 11 of Western New York's most iconic parks and venues.
Mount St. Mary's receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll
Mon, May 23rd 2016 03:40 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll.
Dogs and HABs: NY Sea Grant shares risk reminder for pet owners
Mon, May 23rd 2016 03:30 pm
As air and water temperatures warm, New York Sea Grant is reminding people with dogs that enjoy waterfront areas about the health risk posed by harmful algal blooms, or HABs. Freshwater HABs are overgrowths of blue-green algae, known as cyanobacteria, that impact water quality and may produce deadly toxins.
National Grid extends current electricity, natural gas delivery prices another 2 years in upstate New York
Mon, May 23rd 2016 01:10 pm
National Grid's prices for delivering electricity and natural gas to its upstate New York customers will be extended at today's levels into 2018, following regulatory approval of a plan that also will allow the company to continue investment in its networks.
On Memorial Day, keep the fire on the grill
Mon, May 23rd 2016 01:10 pm
The Firemen's Association of the State of New York urges all New Yorkers to follow some basic rules and tips to avoid accidents and injuries, and to remember to call for help if needed.
Riverdale Cemetery to hold annual Memorial Day observance Saturday
Mon, May 23rd 2016 09:35 am
Riverdale Cemetery will honor and memorialize veterans of the U.S. military at a ceremony to be held there at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 28.
Buffalo Zoo expands military service admission discount program
Mon, May 23rd 2016 09:35 am
In recognition of the work of the U.S. military, both active and retired, the Buffalo Zoo will offer a year-round military discount.
Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, 'The Chew' launches 'Grillin' Week' and welcomes BBQ experts, celebrities and service men and women
Mon, May 23rd 2016 09:35 am
Daytime Emmy Award-winning "The Chew" co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Clinton Kelly, Daphne Oz and Carla Hall kick off summer with a week's worth of delicious grilled delicacies and sure-fire tips for successful entertaining.
Wine on Third celebrates nine years with live art event, music and specials
Mon, May 23rd 2016 07:00 am
Wine on Third restaurant is celebrating its ninth anniversary of offering fine dining, tapas and elegant wines.
VFW thanks Memorial Day parade sponsors
Mon, May 23rd 2016 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Memorial Day parade, observance and luncheon will take place Monday, May 30.
Buffalo Sabres ink Martin to entry-level contract
Sat, May 21st 2016 06:40 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team signed defenseman Brycen Martin to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Lewiston Kiwanis Club holds fishing derby
Sat, May 21st 2016 06:40 pm
The Lewiston Kiwanis Club is sponsoring a fishing derby for children. It will take place from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, June 11 (rain or shine) at the Niagara River Anglers Association fishing preserve on Balmer Road in Youngstown.
Pappas announces lineup for 2016 'North Tonawanda's Rockin' On The River'
Sat, May 21st 2016 10:15 am
The three-concert series takes place Fridays, June 24, July 1 and 8, at Gratwick Riverside Park, and features Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Rik Emmett and Three Dog Night.
Hueys to take to the skies at Fort Niagara
Sat, May 21st 2016 07:00 am
In tribute to the nation's fallen soldiers on Memorial Day weekend, Youngstown VFW Post 313, in partnership with an Indiana veterans organization, will present a very special program in tribute to veterans both passed and living from the Vietnam War.
Village of Lewiston: Four candidates running for two trustee spots
Sat, May 21st 2016 07:00 am
Incumbent Village of Lewiston trustees Nick Conde and Daniel Gibson are running for re-election on June 21. Keith "Casey" Ahlas and Jamie Symmonds, two endorsed Democrats, will challenge the endorsed Republican candidates.
Village of Lewiston re-establishes separate Historic Preservation Commission
Sat, May 21st 2016 07:00 am
Following a run-through of agenda items Monday, trustees in the Village of Lewiston voted on and approved an unlisted action: reinstating a stand-alone Historic Planning Commission. Since 2000, Planning Board members have executed HPC duties.
Wilson Historical Society slates Memorial Day Fair
Sat, May 21st 2016 07:00 am
The 44th annual Wilson Historical Society Memorial Day Fair will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, May 30, on the museum grounds, 645 Lake St.
Island of Hope: Grand Island mother and daughter among Relay For Life honorees
Sat, May 21st 2016 07:00 am
There is a saying that "when one person has cancer, the whole family has cancer." Cancer can tear a family apart or bring it closer together. For Grace Aswad's family, cancer brought the family together.
DeGlopper Post donates to assist veterans
Sat, May 21st 2016 07:00 am
Members of the Pfc. Charles N. DeGlopper Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9249 presented a check for $500 to the Mentors of Veterans Court in Buffalo.
Lawrence recognized for impact on WNY community
Sat, May 21st 2016 07:00 am
Teresa Lawrence, Ph.D., superintendent of the Grand Island Central School District, was the recipient of the 2016 University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education Distinguished Alumni Award.
Gus Macker signup deadline extended
Sat, May 21st 2016 07:00 am
Two weeks away from tipoff of the 2016 Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, the registration deadline to play in the tourney has been extended a week.