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Mount St. Mary's Hospital finalizes plans for 9th annual conference on women's health care
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 07:00 am
Mount St. Mary's Hospital will host the ninth annual "Conference on Healthcare for Women - Love the Skin You're In" to raise awareness among women in the local community on a wide array of issues and actions that can help improve their health.
Winner announced on 'MasterChef'
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 12:00 am
Wednesday night, season seven of "MasterChef" came to an unforgettable conclusion as host and executive producer Gordon Ramsay, along with fellow judge Christina Tosi, and finale guest judges Wolfgang Puck and Daniel Bouloud, named Shaun O'Neale the winner.
Ortt delivers funds to Community Missions, Niagara County police departments
Wed, Sep 14th 2016 05:10 pm
During a ceremonial check presentation Thursday, New York State Sen. Rob Ortt delivered a total of $30,000 in state funding to help protect members of the public and support programs and services in Niagara County.
Susan G. Komen sets goal to reduce US breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in 10 years
Wed, Sep 14th 2016 02:55 pm
The Susan G. Komen breast cancer organization announced a bold plan to reduce the nation's 40,000 breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in 10 years, by improving access to quality and timely cancer care for the underserved, and enhancing Komen's research focus on lethal breast cancers.
Empower announces free theater program for children with autism spectrum disorder
Wed, Sep 14th 2016 02:55 pm
Empower, the not-for-profit organization formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy, will a free, 10-week series of theater workshops for children with autism spectrum disorder.
National Grid offers tips for emergency preparedness
Wed, Sep 14th 2016 02:55 pm
During "National Emergency Preparedness Month" in September, National Grid is encouraging customers to take action now, before severe storms or an emergency strikes, to be ready for events that can disrupt daily life or even put lives at risk.
United Way seeks to expand donor base and opportunities for giving in 2016 campaign
Wed, Sep 14th 2016 01:30 pm
In keeping with its "Live United" theme, The United Way of Buffalo & Erie County kicked off its 2016 annual campaign with a focus on engaging more community members and challenging them to "Live United" as a way to reach an ambitious, "aspirational" goal of $15 million.
Fall conference will focus on sex trafficking, crimes against children with disabilities
Wed, Sep 14th 2016 01:25 pm
Nationally recognized experts on crime against children with disabilities and youth sex trafficking will headline a Nov. 3 conference at the Niagara Falls Conference and Event Center.
'Plunge' exposes new Niagara University students to Vincentian mission
Wed, Sep 14th 2016 01:20 pm
Days before their classmates arrived on campus, 32 Niagara University freshmen dove headfirst into exploring the institution's Catholic and Vincentian identity.
68th Emmy Awards announces final star-studded group of presenters for Sunday's telecast
Wed, Sep 14th 2016 01:10 pm
Another group of television's top talent has been confirmed to present at the 68th Emmy Awards, telecast live on Sunday, Sept. 18 (8 p.m. EDT), on ABC.
Turner licenses rights to iconic 'Star Wars' film collection
Wed, Sep 14th 2016 01:10 pm
Global media company Turner has entered into multi-year licensing agreements for the "Star Wars" movie collection through unprecedented domestic deals with The Walt Disney Studios and 20th Century Fox that grant TNT and TBS the exclusive linear basic cable and companion ad-supported on-demand rights to "Star Wars."
Ortt: Additional funds for Niagara County law enforcement, Veterans Court
Wed, Sep 14th 2016 12:15 pm
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt delivered a combined $50,000 in state funding Monday to support programs, services and public safety efforts in Niagara County. The funding, secured in this year's state budget, is in addition to funds secured by the senator last year.
Hillary Scott & The Scott Family's 'Thy Will' tops 3 three radio charts
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 06:05 pm
Hillary Scott & The Scott Family's "Thy Will" has hit No. 1 on the national Christian audience chart. Additionally, the single holds the No. 1 position on Billboard's Christian digital songs chart for the 13th consecutive week, along with the No. 1 spot on Billboard's hot Christian songs chart for the seventh week.
Kida Burns named 'America's Favorite Dancer' on season 13 finale of 'So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation'
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 06:05 pm
On Monday, "So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation" came to a conclusion when Kida Burns was named the winner during the live two-hour season finale on FOX.
Arts Services Initiative of WNY accepting applications for Fendrick Theatre Fund
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 06:05 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York is now accepting applications for the David R. Fendrick Theatre Fund.
Niagara's Honeymoon Sweets grand opening
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 06:05 pm
Niagara's Honeymoon Sweets announces the grand opening of its chocolate factory at 5540 Porter Road, Niagara Falls. The public is invited to attend an opening celebration from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18.
U.S. News: NU ranks among region's best for academics, value, veterans, international students
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 06:05 pm
Niagara University is featured in four prominent categories by U.S. News & World Report in the 2017 edition of the magazine's annual survey of "America's Best Colleges."
Theatre in the Mist presents 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat'
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 06:00 pm
The Stella Niagara stage explodes with Theatre in the Mist's staging of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat." This international smash hit plays from Sept. 23 through Oct. 9.
Obituary for Mary Ann Gross Bishara
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 06:00 pm
Mary Ann Gross Bishara, R.N., passed away Saturday, Sept. 10, after a brief illness. She was born on Feb. 14, 1943, to the late William and Mary (Knickerbocker) Gross in Buffalo.
New Aquarium of Niagara events
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 06:00 pm
On Saturday, Sept. 17, and Sunday, Sept. 18, the Aquarium of Niagara will present two family-friendly events.
Buffalo Bills center Eric Wood to meet & greet with fans at Grand Island NOCO Express
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 06:00 pm
Buffalo Bills center Eric Wood will make an appearance Monday at the Grand Island NOCO Express, located at 1898 Whitehaven Road, to sign autographs for fans.
Bobby Flay joins 'Chopped' judging table in first 'Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay' tournament
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 06:00 pm
Two Food Network forces collide in one four-part tournament in "Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay," premiering Thursday, Oct. 20 (9 p.m. ET/PT).
DEC seeks input on Lake Ontario fisheries
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 05:55 pm
The public will have the opportunity to learn about the status of Lake Ontario fisheries and provide input on future trout and salmon management at public meetings in Oswego, Niagara and Monroe counties this September, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced.
Teen driving program comes to Darien Lake
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 05:55 pm
On Oct. 1-2, Darien Lake will play host to an award-winning teen safe driving program called "Ford Driving Skills For Life. "Schools across the region have been receiving an open invitation for their students to participate in a free training for driving-aged students.
Chris Tomlin to release 'Never Lose Sight' Oct. 21
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 05:35 pm
Grammy Award winner Chris Tomlin is preparing to unveil his 11th studio album, "Never Lose Sight," available everywhere Oct. 21.
Crowder to headline 'American Prodigal Tour' in support of anticipated new album
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 05:30 pm
Immediately following his Sept. 23 debut of "American Prodigal," Crowder's nationwide "American Prodigal Tour," featuring Tedashii and The New Respects, will kick-off to over 20 markets September through November. The headlining trek will support his 17-track album of the same name.
DiNapoli to NYSSBA: Tighter state aid, low tax cap on horizon for schools
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 05:00 pm
School districts should plan for limited state and local revenue growth in their budgets next year, based on projections for shrinking state tax collections and another low tax cap, according to State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.
Rose Chiropractic offering wellness exams for children this month at no cost
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 04:55 pm
Doctors Glenda R. Rose and Thomas Barba of Rose Chiropractic, P.C., say, "Children of all ages can benefit from chiropractic's safe and effective care." For this reason, their Lewiston-based practice is offering complimentary chiropractic and wellness exams for all students under the age of 18 for the entire month of September.
ECHDC: Buffalo Outer Harbor's lighter, quicker, cheaper projects moving forward
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 04:55 pm
The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. board of directors met Monday and approved a $1.56 million contract with Trowbridge Wolf Michaels Landscape Architects LLP (TWLA) for architectural and engineer services on the Outer Harbor designed to enhance access and facilitate greater public use and enjoyment of Buffalo's waterfront.
Amy Grant to unveil 'Tennessee Christmas'
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 04:30 pm
Multiplatinum recording artist Amy Grant will unveil her first all-new Christmas album in nearly 20 years, "Tennessee Christmas," on Oct. 21, just in time for the holiday season.
Donald Trump visits 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' on Thursday
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 04:15 pm
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will appear as a guest on the Thursday, Sept. 15, telecast of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."
Grammy-winning rap star Lecrae to play Rapids Theatre Nov. 3
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 04:10 pm
Grammy-award winning rap artist Lecrae has announced "The Destination Tour, You're Accepted" will take place this fall, with shows in NYC, Philadelphia and Chicago.
Buffalo Sabres: Season kick-off luncheon set for Oct. 12
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 04:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team's season kick-off luncheon, presented by CTMS Travel, will take place Wednesday, Oct. 12. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Buffalo Sabres Foundation.
'Today' exclusive: Matt Lauer interviews Roger Goodell
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 03:55 pm
In a "Today" exclusive, Matt Lauer sat down with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Portions of the interview aired yesterday morning on "Sunday Today with Willie Geist" and during "Sunday Night Football."
Erie County Department of Social Services report: Average child protective worker caseload below 15
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 03:55 pm
The Erie County Department of Social Services' ("ECDSS") monthly report to the Erie County Legislature for August indicates the average child protective worker caseload has dipped below 15, the state-recommended maximum.
Summer sensation 'American Ninja Warrior' stays the course for a 6th-season renewal on NBC and Esquire Network
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 03:45 pm
"American Ninja Warrior," which has become a cultural sensation, ratings powerhouse and first-time Emmy Award nominee, has been renewed for a sixth season on NBC and Esquire Network.
Driver charged in Wheatfield double fatal crash
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 03:15 pm
Twenty-year-old Carly Marrs of North Tonawanda is facing charges after her vehicle struck and killed two teens last month on Wheatfield's Shawnee Road, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office announced Saturday.
Grand Island: Conservatives meet candidates
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 01:40 pm
The Conservative Committee of Grand Island hosted a meeting at Say Cheese Pizza Co. on Love Road on Sept. 1. The event was an opportunity for Conservative Party members to meet candidates in the Sept. 13 primary and ask questions.
NT 'Healing Field' honors those who have served, victims and first responders of 9/11
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 01:25 pm
To mark the 15th anniversary of the tragedy that shook the U.S. on Sept. 11, 2001, hundreds of people paid their respects to victims and first responders, as well other servicemen and women, during North Tonawanda's first "Healing Field" event at Gratwick Riverside Park.
A Peach Queen is named
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 08:00 am
For the second year in a row, rain threatened to mar the Peach Queen Pageant finals at the Niagara County Peach Festival. Fortunately, the final round went off as planned, with the finalists on stage at Academy Park.