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WNY Furtastic Pet Adopt-A-Thon features furry family friends
Sat, Jan 16th 2016 07:00 am
The Erie County departments of health and emergency services, in conjunction with partners in local animal rescue, pet fostering networks, animal shelters and Western New York's pet-loving community, are joining forces to help dogs and cats get adopted into loving homes with the WNY Furtastic Pet Adopt-A-Thon.
YPBA members review 2015, plan for 2016
Sat, Jan 16th 2016 07:00 am
The Youngstown Business and Professional Association held its quarterly membership meeting Tuesday at Ray's Tavern on Lake Road in Porter.
Applications available for 2016 student registrar and office assistant summer positions
Sat, Jan 16th 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara History Center is taking applications to fill two student positions funded by the Grigg Lewis Foundation Workership Program at the museum this summer. The grant will support the student positions of a registrar assistant and an office assistant. Both staff will work from late May to mid-August, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
Decision on including farms in agricultural district imminent
Sat, Jan 16th 2016 07:00 am
The Erie County Legislature will decide Jan. 21 whether or not to approve the applications of approximately 40 Grand Island farmers to be part of the Amherst Agricultural District. All approved applications will then be forwarded to the New York State Commissioner of Agriculture and Markets for certification.
K-LOVE/AIR1, Food for the Hungry present TobyMac's 'Hits Deep Tour' 2016
Fri, Jan 15th 2016 07:55 pm
Known for his dynamic live show, six-time Grammy winner TobyMac and K-LOVE/AIR1 will present the talent-packed, multi-artist "Hits Deep Tour," visiting over 25 markets this spring.
Grammy Award-winner Lecrae drops 'Church Clothes 3'
Fri, Jan 15th 2016 07:50 pm
Grammy Award-winning hip-hop artist Lecrae has released "Church Clothes 3," the highly anticipated third installment from his celebrated mixtape series. "Church Clothes 3" is available via Reach Records for digital purchase and streaming across all DSPs, including iTunes.
National Fuel addresses Wheatfield resident concerns about dehydration station
Fri, Jan 15th 2016 07:45 pm
Wheatfield officials and residents gathered at the town community center Wednesday where National Fuel representatives held an information forum on a proposed natural gas dehydration facility near Liberty Drive.
NBC sets premiere date for Steve Harvey-hosted comedic alternative series 'Little Big Shots'
Fri, Jan 15th 2016 07:45 pm
NBC is set to premiere the new comedic alternative series "Little Big Shots" on Sunday, March 13 (8 p.m.). The show comes from two of the biggest names in comedy: executive producers Ellen DeGeneres and Steve Harvey.
Collins, Higgins, Slaughter urge President Obama to relocate KC-135 tanker mission to Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station
Fri, Jan 15th 2016 07:45 pm
U.S. Reps. Chris Collins, Brian Higgins and Louise Slaughter, along with John Cooper, chairman of the Niagara Military Affairs Council, today released the following comments after holding a press conference urging President Barack Obama to relocate the KC-135 tanker mission to the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station:
Crowder debuts 'Neon Steeple Extravaganza'
Fri, Jan 15th 2016 07:40 pm
After a surprise digital EP release last fall, Crowder has debuted "Neon Steeple Extravaganza," an expanded edition of his widely acclaimed "Neon Steeple" (2014), available in retail stores today.
Four Buffalo Sabres players to shave their heads for Roswell Park's 'Bald for Bucks'
Fri, Jan 15th 2016 01:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced three current players and one alumnus will shave their heads on Saturday, Feb. 20, as part of the "Bald for Bucks" program, which raises money for Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
The clock keeps ticking: FOX orders '24: Legacy'
Fri, Jan 15th 2016 01:35 pm
FOX has ordered the pilot "24: Legacy," a potential new series installment of the groundbreaking and Emmy Award-winning drama franchise most recently revived as the event series "24: Live Another Day."
FOX: 'Prison Break' to return as ultimate escapist event series
Fri, Jan 15th 2016 01:30 pm
FOX has ordered a new event series based on its hit series "Prison Break," it was announced today by Dana Walden and Gary Newman, chairmen and CEOs of Fox Television Group.
New 'Pawn Shop Law' passed
Fri, Jan 15th 2016 11:20 am
The Erie County Legislature unanimously approved a local law designed to aid members of law enforcement in the recovery of stolen items sold to pawn brokers and second-hand dealers.
Sandy Beach Yacht Club holds reception
Fri, Jan 15th 2016 11:10 am
Sandy Beach Yacht Club held its 2016 reception for new officers, Saturday, Jan. 2. Standing, from left: Italo Baldassarre, commodore; Dan Brown, vice commodore; Dave Krotz, rear commodore; and Alex Dzadur, fleet captain.
Obit: Francis (Frank) P. Quinn
Fri, Jan 15th 2016 11:00 am
Francis (Frank) P. Quinn, 72, of Grand Island passed away Jan. 10 at The Center For Hospice and Palliative Care in Cheektowaga after a short battle with lung cancer.
TNBPA to honor businesses, citizens at annual dinner, awards ceremony
Fri, Jan 15th 2016 10:50 am
The Town of Niagara Business and Professional Association will honor local businesses and community members at its annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, at the LaSalle Yacht Club, 73 S. 68th St., Niagara Falls. Admission is $40.
Engineering/land surveying firm Nussbaumer & Clarke realigns ownership
Fri, Jan 15th 2016 10:40 am
Nussbaumer & Clarke Inc., one of the region's oldest engineering and land surveying firms, has recently realigned its top executives and transferred ownership.
Fundraiser and auction at Errick Road Elementary
Fri, Jan 15th 2016 10:40 am
Errick Road Elementary School in Wheatfield will hold a fundraising basket auction 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5. The auction will be held at the school, 6839 Errick Road.
Powerball: Four Erie and Niagara County Lottery players win big on Wednesday's drawing
Fri, Jan 15th 2016 10:15 am
In Wednesday's $1.58 billion, record-breaking Powerball jackpot, Lottery players in Erie and Niagara counties won $200,000 with four winning tickets sold for $50,000 each.
Syfy announces premiere dates for '12 Monkeys,' 'Hunters'
Fri, Jan 15th 2016 09:50 am
Syfy has announced the premiere dates for the first season of "Hunters" and the second season of "12 Monkeys," both produced by Universal Cable Productions (in association with Valhalla Entertainment and Atlas Entertainment, respectively).
College Hockey America to hold semifinals and finals of conference tournament at HARBORCENTER
Fri, Jan 15th 2016 09:50 am
For the first time in conference history, College Hockey America will hold the semifinal and final rounds of its conference tournament at a neutral site. Commissioner Robert DeGregorio has officially announced the 2016 CHA Tournament will be held at Buffalo's HARBORCENTER.
Tech Wars bridges education and recreation
Fri, Jan 15th 2016 09:25 am
Many high school and middle school students wonder how the material learned in many of their classes can be applied to the real world. Several technology teachers found the answer 20 years ago with a unique event called "Tech Wars."
Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo returns to Conference & Event Center
Fri, Jan 15th 2016 07:00 am
The third annual Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo is set for Jan. 22-24 at The Conference and Event Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St. The event focuses on fishing and outdoor education and features the Western New York Fishing Academy, a series of more than 120 seminars given by regional experts in their fields.
Retail therapy for you and Rover: Chain stores you probably didn't know allowed pets
Fri, Jan 15th 2016 07:00 am
For many pet lovers, bringing a furry friend along on a shopping trip would be the perfect way to spend a day. While many big-name chain stores do have a "service dogs only" policy, you may be surprised to know a number of them will, in fact, allow you to shop with your shih-tzu or browse with your bulldog.
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, ABC Digital invite fans to play along and win with 'Official Oscars Challenge'
Thu, Jan 14th 2016 05:30 pm
Now through "Oscar Sunday," Feb. 28, fans can visit challenge.oscar.com and use their individual Facebook accounts to login to "The Official Oscars Challenge" presented by Kohl's.
Federal grant supports formation of new domestic violence high risk team in Erie County
Thu, Jan 14th 2016 03:55 pm
Acting District Attorney Michael J. Flaherty Jr. announced the formation of a domestic violence high-risk team in Erie County. The HRT is funded in part through a grant program authorized by the U.S. Department of Justice's office on violence against women.
Sabres Green Team to hold carbon monoxide detector drive
Thu, Jan 14th 2016 03:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres Green Team today announced it will partner with the Amanda Hansen Foundation and hold a carbon monoxide detector drive during Saturday's home game against Washington. The effort is a part of Carbon Monoxide Awareness month.
Nominate a recipient for 11th annual 'Key to the Locks' award
Thu, Jan 14th 2016 12:55 pm
The Erie Canal Discovery Center and Niagara History Center are seeking nominees for the 11th annual "Key to the Locks" award. This yearly honor recognizes a Niagara County citizen who exemplifies the community spirit or promotes the heritage or preservation of the historic Erie Canal.
FASNY offers tips to New Yorkers: Stay safe in the cold weather
Thu, Jan 14th 2016 12:55 pm
After an unusually mild December, winter has finally arrived as icy winds and sub-freezing temperatures blanket much of the Northeast. The Firemen's Association of the State of New York has some helpful advice for New Yorkers withstanding the cold, and how to remain safe in the chilly months ahead.
'Soup and Song': Dave Ruch presents music and stories of Erie Canal
Thu, Jan 14th 2016 12:55 pm
Combine Erie Canal music with hot, homemade soup and you have a perfect Saturday, right?
New events, activities offered at WNY Farm Show
Thu, Jan 14th 2016 12:55 pm
The Fairgrounds, home of the Erie County Fair, will host the sixth annual WNY Farm Show Feb. 4-6. The event is hosted by the Erie County Agricultural Society, which continuously looks for ways to promote agriculture and education within the community it serves.
Powerball numbers
Thu, Jan 14th 2016 11:50 am
Sabres: Robin Lehner recalled from conditioning assignment
Thu, Jan 14th 2016 11:25 am
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled goaltender Robin Lehner from his conditioning assignment with the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Zemsky congratulates New York's 2016 Oscar nominees
Thu, Jan 14th 2016 11:25 am
Empire State Development President, CEO and Commissioner Howard Zemsky congratulated the films that were either produced or posted in New York and received 20 nominations for the 88th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awards.
Academy of Hockey announces spring programing
Thu, Jan 14th 2016 11:25 am
Kevyn Adams, HARBORCENTER vice president and director of the Academy of Hockey, today announced the lineup for the academy's 2016 spring programs.
Heart of Niagara animal rescue adoption event at Walden Galleria
Thu, Jan 14th 2016 11:25 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will hold an adoption event at Walden Galleria Mall (Walden Avenue, Cheektowaga) from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. this Saturday, Jan. 16. Adoptable dogs Devers, Katrina, Snoopy and Tillie are scheduled to be on site.
Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers visit Carson Palmer, Arizona Cardinals in NBC's NFL divisional playoff game
Thu, Jan 14th 2016 11:25 am
NBC Sports concludes its coverage of the 2015 NFL playoffs this Saturday, Jan. 16 (8 p.m. ET) with an NFC Divisional Round matchup, when Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers (NFC North, 10-6) visit Carson Palmer and the Arizona Cardinals (NFC West, 13-3), at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale.
'I Can See Canaan Land,' NACC 2016 Artists of Color Exhibition, opens
Thu, Jan 14th 2016 11:25 am
The Niagara Arts and Cultural Center has announced "I Can See Canaan Land," the 2016 Artists of Color Exhibition, will run Jan. 22 through Feb. 21 in the Main Gallery of the NACC, 1201 Pine Ave, Niagara Falls.
Tops Friendly Markets and Nestle Purina present $10,000 donation to Erie County SPCA
Thu, Jan 14th 2016 11:00 am
Tops Friendly Markets, in partnership with Nestle Purina PetCare Company, presented a $10,000 donation to the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Serving Erie County on Wednesday. The donation was the result of a joint business effort between Tops and Purina, both long-time supporters of the SPCA.
 

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