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Back-to-school safety: Keep kids safe with simple tips
Mon, Aug 17th 2015 07:00 am
Kids around the country are getting ready to go back to school and their safety is a top priority for parents. In addition to buying school supplies, the beginning of the school year is the perfect time for families to download AlertID, the free safety app that includes simple tips to get the school year off to a safe start.
Peach Queen contestants meet judges, WKBW reporter Desiree Wiley
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 10:05 am
The Peach Queen court assembled Wednesday at the Niagara Falls Country Club for the annual scholarship pageant dinner, to meet this year's judges, and to receive life lessons from WKBW-TV reporter and current Miss Buffalo Desiree Wiley.
Care 'N Share Food Pantry relocates
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 10:00 am
The Care 'N Share Food Pantry, serving residents in the Lewiston, Ransomville and Youngstown areas, has moved to a new, larger location at 3628 Ransomville Road - site of the former Porter County Mart.
Mike Johnson announces campaign for Niagara County Legislature
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 10:00 am
Michael A. Johnson of Lewiston announced his candidacy this week for the 2nd District of the Niagara County Legislature.
Celebrating Eddie's 60th
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 10:00 am
Among the many happenings in northern Niagara last weekend was a can't-miss one in Youngstown. Scores of friends turned out at the Ontario House (aka Jug) for the much-anticipated 60th birthday/retirement party for long-time Jug owner Eddie Wojick.
DOH advises on West Nile virus in Niagara County
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:55 am
The Niagara County Department of Health places the health and safety of our communities as our No. 1 priority. Informing our communities of risks, in combination with education, is one of the most essential elements of protection against injury and disease.
Obit: Richard 'Dick' Kathan
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:55 am
Richard "Dick" Kathan of Prior Lake, Minnesota, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, at the age of 89.
Cross-border love for The Spirit of The 80's
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:55 am
A bunch of 80s ska bands playing in a park, with all the proceeds going to supporting the arts? There is no way I would miss that. The Toasters and The English Beat were going to rip those grounds apart, and I had to be there.
Town of Lewiston Board approves paving
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:55 am
With Supervisor Dennis Brochey motorcycling out on Route 66 to Vegas, and Councilwoman Beth Ceretto absent too, the Lewiston Town Board carried on Monday with a number of lower-key but newsworthy matters.
St. Timothy Evangelical Lutheran Church: Legacy Project dedication ceremony planned for Aug. 30
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:50 am
The congregation of St. Timothy Evangelical Lutheran Church will hold a dedication ceremony Sunday, Aug. 30, for the Child Care Ministry Expansion Legacy Project.
GIHS artists get out of a jam and win Chalk Walk
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:35 am
Despite getting caught in a traffic jam at the North Grand Island Bridge and starting later than their counterparts, Grand Island High School students won two top awards at the Chalk Walk competition during Saturday's Lewiston Art Festival.
Grand Island High School: Pardon our dust
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:35 am
Work on the $51 million project is in the home stretch at Grand Island High School.
Niagara Regional Theatre Guild announces 93rd season lineup
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:35 am
The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild has announced its 93rd season of community theater on the Niagara Frontier will feature five shows.
Jacobs urges motorists to upgrade to enhanced license
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:30 am
Over the next few years, most Erie County drivers will need to renew their New York state driver's licenses.
Wheatfield GOP to host annual family picnic
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:20 am
The Town of Wheatfield Republican Club will hold its 45th annual family picnic from 1 to 6 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Wheatfield Lions Club Pavilion on Ward Road next to the American Legion Post.
Shoes, cake, scholarships, books and coffee - Kiwanis is common denominator
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:20 am
The Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield witnessed a very busy summer and is about to reach an apex at The Wheatfield Family Picnic to be held Aug. 23 at Fairmount Park.
Wheatfield board rezones two properties
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:20 am
After two public hearings, the Wheatfield Town Board voted Aug. 10 to proceed with rezoning two Niagara Falls Boulevard properties as all commercial.
NT girl to sing at Carnegie Hall
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:20 am
Alyssa Marella has been singing since she was old enough to talk. Come December, the North Tonawanda girl will perform in one of the country's most prestigious venues: New York City's Carnegie Hall.
National Fuel offers flooding precautions during summer storms
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:15 am
Summer rain storms frequently move through, dropping significant amounts of moisture in very brief periods of time that often overwhelm sewage systems and lead to flooded basements.
Wheatfield Family Picnic returns - with a fine, feathered guest
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:00 am
A decades-long tradition will continue Aug. 23, when the Wheatfield Family Picnic takes place at Fairmount Park on Nash Road.
Rickey Medlocke: Lynyrd Skynyrd will entertain Artpark audience with timeless rock songs
Fri, Aug 14th 2015 08:25 pm
Some folks like to say Lynyrd Skynyrd broke Artpark - but in a good way.
Dave & Buster's now hiring 100 positions for new Walden Galleria location
Fri, Aug 14th 2015 07:35 pm
Dave & Buster's is looking to hire 100 enthusiastic individuals to join the team at its new, improved Western New York location.
Newly revealed 'Pretty Little Liars' 'A' actress, Vanessa Ray, will make her first public appearance at D23 Expo 2015
Fri, Aug 14th 2015 07:30 pm
Fans of the hit original series "Pretty Little Liars" can meet the recently unveiled "A," played by actress Vanessa Ray, at the Disney|ABC TV Pavilion booth, located on the show floor, at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, at at D23 Expo 2015.
'LIVE with Kelly and Michael' names Jose Juarez winner of 'LIVE's Search for America's New Grill Star'
Fri, Aug 14th 2015 07:30 pm
On today's "LIVE with Kelly and Michael," Jose Juarez from Ocala, Florida, was named the winner of "LIVE's Search for America's New Grill Star." Juarez receives the grand prize check for $10,000 and the chance to showcase his grilling skills in five webisodes airing on the "LIVE" website and AOL.com.
Lewiston: Favorite's Pizzeria serves up scholarships for Artpark Rock Camp
Fri, Aug 14th 2015 07:25 pm
Favorite's Pizzeria of Lewiston generously provided two scholarships for Artpark "Rock Camp" (Aug. 17-22). After an application and selection process, scholarships were awarded to Lauryn Andrews, 15, of Lewiston, and Sarah Lester, 11, of Youngstown (pictured with Favorite's employees).
Ortt announces $47,340 in state aid for three Niagara County libraries
Fri, Aug 14th 2015 07:25 pm
State Sen. Rob Ortt has announced more than $47,000 in state funding was awarded to three public libraries in Niagara County in need of upgrades. The money was secured in the 2014-15 state budget as part of the $14 million capital funding program for construction and renovation of public libraries and public library systems in New York.
Erie County senior services department receives grant to assist unemployed adults to rejoin workforce
Fri, Aug 14th 2015 07:25 pm
The Erie County Department of Senior Services was awarded a grant of $780,169 from Senior Service America Inc. Almost 90 percent of this grant, which originated from the U.S. Department of Labor, will pay wages and benefits to at least 126 low-income older adults living in Erie County.
Taste of Niagara Falls Food Festival calls for additional vendors
Fri, Aug 14th 2015 07:25 pm
More than 25 area restaurants are expected to showcase their culinary expertise during the inaugural Taste of Niagara Falls, on Old Falls Street, USA. The two-day family-friendly food festival is planned for Labor Day weekend, Sept. 5 and 6, from noon to 8 p.m.
Ortt meets with steering committee, tours site for proposed WNY First Response & Preparedness Center
Fri, Aug 14th 2015 07:25 pm
State Sen. Rob Ortt met with steering committee members Thursday to discuss and tour the grounds of the proposed WNY First Response & Preparedness Center at the site of the former Niagara Falls U.S.
Roller coaster fans bring national conference to New York
Fri, Aug 14th 2015 09:35 am
Hundreds of roller coaster enthusiasts are preparing to visit Grand Island as part of the American Coaster Enthusiasts national conference.
Photos: Artpark Revisits CCR, America
Thu, Aug 13th 2015 05:50 pm
Artpark & Company hosted a night of good, old-fashioned rock and roll (with some AC thrown in for good measure) this week as part of its "Tuesday in the Park" concert series.
Poloncarz proclaims 'Jean Rainbow Day' in Erie County
Thu, Aug 13th 2015 04:55 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz joined members of the Elma Meadows Women's Golf Club recently to wish a surprise "happy birthday" and present a proclamation to longtime member Jean Rainbow on her 90th birthday.
Beta Sigma Phi to host state convention
Thu, Aug 13th 2015 04:50 pm
Members of Niagara Falls Beta Sigma Phi Society will welcome more than 300 sisters from across New York and Canada to its annual convention Sept. 25-27 at the Sheraton at the Falls, 300 Third St.
Collins: $107,762 grant for Adams Fire Co.
Thu, Aug 13th 2015 04:30 pm
Congressman Chris Collins today announced $107,762 in federal funding for Adams Fire Co. located in Wheatfield.
Collins announces $2,387,370 in grants for two local airports
Thu, Aug 13th 2015 04:30 pm
Congressman Chris Collins today announced $2,387,370 in federal funding from the Federal Aviation Administration for two local airports.
'Heroes Reborn' world premiere to be held at Toronto International Film Festival
Thu, Aug 13th 2015 04:25 pm
Six television programs from around the globe comprise the inaugural lineup for "Primetime," a new programme launching at the 40th Toronto International Film Festival.
'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' coming to NBC
Thu, Aug 13th 2015 04:20 pm
The classic holiday musical special "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" is coming to NBC starting this holiday season.
ABC announces return of "Shark Tank Week"
Thu, Aug 13th 2015 04:05 pm
ABC'S award-winning series "Shark Tank," nominated for a 2015 Emmy nomination for Outstanding Reality Program, is eating up ABC's primetime schedule with the return of the popular "Shark Tank Week," beginning Monday, Sept. 7 (8 p.m.).
NBC's 'American Ninja Warrior' shows its strength with fifth-season renewal
Thu, Aug 13th 2015 04:05 pm
NBC's summer sensation, "American Ninja Warrior," has been renewed for a fifth season on the network.
Painters Plus Home Decorating selects North Tonawanda resident for fifth annual Project H.O.P.E.
Thu, Aug 13th 2015 04:05 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas has announced Jesse Gooch, proprietor of Painters Plus, selected the winner of the fifth annual Project H.O.P.E contest.
 

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