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Scouts aid Code Blue Relief Mission
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 11:20 am
Boy Scout Troop 630 is collecting items for the less fortunate as part of a Christmas community service project.
Grand Island Fire Co.: Slick roads cause chain reaction collisions
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 11:20 am
At 6:25 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 27, Thanksgiving Day, Grand Island Fire Co. rescue personnel responded to multiple motor vehicle accidents on the North Grand Island Bridge, northbound.
Grand Island Town Board: Opponents of Lighthouse Pointe pack Town Hall for public hearing
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 11:20 am
A standing-room-only crowd of residents turned out to Grand Island Town Hall Monday to voice opposition to the Lighthouse Pointe project.
DEC urges New Yorkers to recycle, not trash, electronics
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 11:00 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation today reminded New Yorkers that, as of January 1, 2015, the state Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act prohibits certain types of electronic waste from being placed in the trash, or at the curbside for trash pickup.
Buffalo Zoo offers updates on polar bear Luna
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 10:45 am
The Buffalo Zoo has released new photographs of Luna the polar bear, who is recovering from an injury she sustained during a fall this summer.
USAF Thunderbirds highlight 2015 Niagara Air Show
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 10:45 am
The 914th Airlift Wing at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station is scheduled to host the 2015 Thunder of Niagara Air Show July 18-19 featuring the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds aerial demonstration team.
Voutour offers warning, seeks information on Niagara County burglaries
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 10:40 am
Sheriff James R. Voutour would like to make the public aware of ongoing daylight burglaries that have been occurring in the northeast and northwest areas of Niagara County. There have been 18 daylight burglaries since mid-September.
Buffalo Sabres Alumni Wine Festival rescheduled
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 10:40 am
The Buffalo Sabres Alumni Association has announced the 11th annual Sabres Alumni Wine Festival will now be held from 6-9:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12, at First Niagara Center in downtown Buffalo.
Mecum Auctions: Austin coverage begins Friday at 6:30 p.m. on NBCSN
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 10:35 am
NBCSN will present 10 hours of Mecum Auctions coverage this week, featuring more than 600 classic and collector cars from their Austin auction, beginning Friday at 6:30 p.m. ET. NBC Sports Live Extra - NBC Sports Group's live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices and tablets - will provide streaming coverage.
Tony Romo, DeMarco Murray and Dallas Cowboys visit Mark Sanchez, LeSean McCoy and Philadelphia Eagles on 'Sunday Night Football'
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 10:35 am
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" presents a battle for first place in the NFC East, when Tony Romo, DeMarco Murray and the Dallas Cowboys (9-4) square off against Mark Sanchez, LeSean McCoy and the Philadelphia Eagles (9-4). Sunday night's coverage begins with "Football Night In America" at 7 p.m. ET.
Belter, Lewis lead Stella Niagara past St. Peter's
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 10:35 am
Christopher Belter had a pair of key baskets in the fourth quarter en route to a team-high nine points as Stella Niagara Education Park beat arch-rival St. Peter's (Lewiston) 30-26 in a Northtown Basketball League game played at Niagara Catholic Sunday.
Duff Goldman adds icing on the cake as host of new Food Network series 'Duff Till Dawn'
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 10:35 am
When the sun sets, the ultimate underground cake competition begins on new series "Duff Till Dawn," premiering at 10:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, on Food Network.
Niagara County adopts $336 million spending plan
Wed, Dec 10th 2014 12:35 pm
Niagara County lawmakers approved a $336 million spending plan Tuesday night in Lockport that marginally bumps taxes 6 cents higher - despite a $2.3 million hike in county spending on an Albany-mandated welfare program
Buffalo Sabres hosting winter clothing drive
Wed, Dec 10th 2014 12:30 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will again host a winter clothing drive at four home games during the month of December.
Riviera Theatre to be 'Frozen' this weekend
Wed, Dec 10th 2014 12:30 pm
The Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center will present "Disney's Frozen - Sing-a-Long Edition" this Sunday, Dec. 14, at 1 p.m. The doors open at noon.
Ceretto comments on Niagara County casino money
Wed, Dec 10th 2014 12:20 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, announced Niagara County received its share of Seneca Niagara Gaming facility revenues.
Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Seth MacFarlane, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams to perform on 'New Year's Eve With Carson Daly'
Wed, Dec 10th 2014 12:20 pm
Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Seth MacFarlane, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams will all appear on NBC's annual special "New Year's Eve with Carson Daly."
Aquarium of Niagara hosts holiday fun at 'Tis the Season' breakfast event
Wed, Dec 10th 2014 12:20 pm
The second annual "Tis the Season" weekend will be held at the Aquarium of Niagara from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20.
Heart of Niagara 'Subaru Rescue Ride' adoption event at Northtown Subaru
Wed, Dec 10th 2014 12:20 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs this Saturday, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Northtown Subaru, 3675 Sheridan Drive in Amherst. They'll take part in a special "Subaru Rescue Ride" adoption event.
Higgins pushes for fair consideration of disaster relief for cold-weather states
Wed, Dec 10th 2014 12:20 pm
While the House of Representatives considered the California Emergency Drought Relief Act this week, Congressman Brian Higgins pushed for fair consideration for cold-weather states.
Higgins announces approval of trio of acts
Wed, Dec 10th 2014 12:20 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, has announced approval of H.R. 5764, The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2014, legislation authorizing $300 million in federal funding annually to support Great Lakes efforts for each of the next five years.
Support for Heart of Niagara's 'A Taste of The Niagara Region' growing
Tue, Dec 9th 2014 02:20 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue's third annual Heart to Heart fundraising event, "A Taste of The Niagara Region," will take place from noon until 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St.
National Grid prepared for incoming coastal storm
Tue, Dec 9th 2014 01:30 pm
National Grid crews across upstate New York are prepared for a winter storm bearing down on the eastern seaboard beginning today and through Wednesday morning.
TNT orders sixth season of 'Rizzoli & Isles'
Tue, Dec 9th 2014 01:15 pm
TNT has ordered a sixth season of the blockbuster hit "Rizzoli & Isles," which finished this past summer as basic cable's No. 1 series. Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander star in the drama, which has ranked as one of basic cable's top five series for five consecutive years, including 2014-to-date.
Syfy explores 'Krypton'
Tue, Dec 9th 2014 01:05 pm
Syfy and Warner Horizon Television announced Monday they are developing a one-hour drama series project, "Krypton," which will reveal a chapter of the DC Comics universe that has rarely been told.
New York farmers donate record amount of food to regional food banks
Tue, Dec 9th 2014 01:05 pm
It is a banner year for farmer food donations all across the state. New York Farm Bureau members, along with the Feeding America New York State Food Banks, announced at Foodlink almost 9.6 million pounds of food and farm products have been donated by New York Farm Bureau members.
WWE 'Tribute to the Troops' holiday special to air on USA, NBC
Tue, Dec 9th 2014 01:05 pm
Multi-platinum recording artists and two-time CMA Vocal Duo of the Year winners Florida Georgia Line will join WWE Superstars and Divas to honor the United States Armed Forces with the 12th annual WWE holiday special, "Tribute to the Troops."
NBCUniversal unveils Radius, the first fully convergent premium fitness media brand
Tue, Dec 9th 2014 01:00 pm
NBCUniversal announced the launch of Radius, a new premium fitness brand that offers unlimited access to a broad variety of workout and lifestyle programming, viewable anytime, anywhere, and on any screen.
NYPA, SUNY complete Build Smart NY energy efficiency projects
Tue, Dec 9th 2014 01:00 pm
The New York Power Authority announced it has completed comprehensive energy-efficiency projects at two State University of New York campuses - the University at Buffalo and Upstate Medical University - that will save a combined $1.4 million in annual energy costs for state taxpayers and remove more than 7,700 tons of greenhouse gases from the atmosphere every year.
Kings-Sabres on NBCSN
Tue, Dec 9th 2014 01:00 pm
Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings kick off a five-game road trip tonight in Buffalo against the Sabres. The puck drops at 7:30 p.m. on NBCSN.
Buffalo Sabres: 'Tux and Pucks' returns Dec. 31
Tue, Dec 9th 2014 01:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced the return of 'Tux and Pucks' for the team's home game against the Tampa Bay Lightning Dec. 31
New York Film Student Alliance holds first summit
Tue, Dec 9th 2014 01:00 pm
Empire State Development announced the first annual summit to promote the formation of the New York Film Student Alliance was held Saturday. The daylong event was held on two campuses - Ithaca College in the Finger Lakes and Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn - and attended by more than 200 students.
Jim Kelly on 'The Fred Jackson Show' tonight on WBBZ
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 05:00 pm
Buffalo Bills star running back Fred Jackson and Bob Koshinski welcome former Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly to tonight's edition of "The Fred Jackson Show" (7 p.m. live on WBBZ-TV).
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, Canalside announce multiyear partnership
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 04:50 pm
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and Canalside today announced a multiyear partnership. The three-year agreement establishes BlueCross BlueShield as the official health plan of Canalside, a four-season regional destination and entertainment district occupying 21 acres.
Niagara Now: Christmas around Niagara County
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 04:35 pm
The holiday season is in full swing and whether you're looking to see lights, watch history come alive, or discover Niagara Falls via a cozy carriage ride, Niagara USA is brimming with activities to keep you entertained until Santa comes down the chimney.
7.3 million viewers check out TNT's 'The Librarians'
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 03:35 pm
TNT's new series "The Librarians" scored a huge launch Sunday night, drawing a combined audience of 7.3 million viewers in Live + Same Day delivery for its two-hour premiere and encore.
'The Sing-Off' announces 2015 live tour, Amherst stop
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 01:00 pm
"The Sing-Off," NBC's No. 1-rated a-cappella music competition, returns to the road in 2015 for the second national "The Sing-Off Live! Tour," kicking-off Feb. 17 in Verona. Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.
NCCC a finalist for 2015 Bellwether Awards
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 01:00 pm
Niagara County Community College President James P. Klyczek announced NCCC has been named as a finalist and will compete for the prestigious 2015 Bellwether Awards.
'Corporate Challenge' hockey tournament set to return for 11th year
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 01:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will host the 11th annual Buffalo Sabres Corporate Hockey Challenge Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at First Niagara Center.