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Craft show and basket auction
Fri, Nov 28th 2014 07:00 am
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, on the corners of North Fourth and Ridge streets, Lewiston, will have a craft show and basket auction, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, and noon until 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7. This "one-stop shopping event" coincides with the Christmas Walk in the Village of Lewiston.
Meryl Streep, Chris Rock, Jake Gyllenhaal headline guest lineup on 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'
Fri, Nov 28th 2014 07:00 am
All week long, "LIVE" will feature a wide range of gift ideas for the holidays.
Aquarium of Niagara 'Cruzes' into holiday season
Fri, Nov 28th 2014 07:00 am
With the holiday season fast approaching, the Aquarium of Niagara is getting ready to celebrate with a series of events, specials and donation drives.
Hilbert donates 50 BPO tickets to first responders following storm
Fri, Nov 28th 2014 07:00 am
The spirit of the season will be celebrated with festive Christmas favorites at a special holiday pops concert performed by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, in Hilbert College's William E. Swan Auditorium.
'Christmas Kickoff Countdown' on 'The Chew'
Fri, Nov 28th 2014 07:00 am
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas as "The Chew" gets viewers ready for the holiday season with delicious drinks; easy, inexpensive and flavorful dishes; as well as décor ideas all month long.
Even in a snowstorm, 'Today' show anchor Dylan Dreyer shines national spotlight on Western New York
Thu, Nov 27th 2014 07:00 am
NBC News and "Weekend Today" meteorologist Dylan Dreyer was live in Hamburg during a record snowfall.
DEC offers outdoor gift package bargain for 'Black Friday' and 'Cyber Monday'
Thu, Nov 27th 2014 07:00 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is offering a two-day "Wilderness Bundle" outdoor gift package, DEC Commissioner Joe Martens announced.
Wheatfield schedules public scoping session on Cobblestone Creek
Thu, Nov 27th 2014 07:00 am
The proposed Cobblestone Creek cluster development by Errick Road was the highlight of Monday's Town Board meeting in Wheatfield, held at 7 p.m. in Town Hall, 2800 Church Road.
Niagara-Wheatfield School Board: Residents raise concerns about music program
Thu, Nov 27th 2014 07:00 am
Cuts and changes in the district's music program were the subject of last week's Niagara-Wheatfield school board meeting, held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the Adult Learning Center of Niagara-Wheatfield High School.
Colonial Village School K-Kids help needy
Thu, Nov 27th 2014 07:00 am
The Kiwanis K-Kids at Colonial Village Elementary School showed concern for the welfare of others this holiday season by gathering items for needy families in the area.
Date set for Alternative Veterans' Tax Exemption public meeting
Thu, Nov 27th 2014 07:00 am
Residents of the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District will soon have the chance to share their thoughts on the proposed Alternative Veterans' Tax Exemption at a public hearing set for mid-December.
Brochey thanked for efforts in Iraq/Afghanistan Memorial
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 08:10 pm
Town of Lewiston Supervisor Dennis Brochey was recently presented with a sketch of the Iraq/Afghanistan Memorial by Connie Przepasniak of the Niagara Air Base.
Six groups battle for first place in two-hour special edition of 'The Sing-Off'
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 08:05 pm
NBC has announced the six groups competing for a first-place prize of $50,000 on the two-hour special (8 p.m. ET/PT) of the musical competition series "The Sing-Off" Wednesday, Dec. 17.
Bills handle Jets in Motown
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 08:00 pm
The Buffalo Bills made the trip to Ford Field in Detroit for a "home" game Monday vs. the New York Jets.
'Tis the season for holiday programming on ABC
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 07:55 pm
ABC celebrates the joy of the holidays, including the world premiere of Pixar Animation Studios' "Toy Story That Time Forgot," the return of the competition series "The Great Christmas Light Fight," special musical performances on "CMA Country Christmas," and classic, animated Christmas specials from Walt Disney Animation Studios, "Peanuts," DreamWorks Animation and Dr. Seuss, among others.
Ceretto clears red tape on Niagara parkland sale
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 07:45 pm
The new law authorizes the Town of Niagara to sell unused parkland and use the proceeds for existing park facilities.
'Deposits for Food' turns cans into cash for Heart & Soul, Community Missions
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 07:45 pm
Just in time for the holidays, Lewiston resident Angelo Sarkees and his "Deposits for Food" initiative presented donations totaling $3,000 to Heart, Love and Soul Food Pantry and Community Missions.
Dunkin' Donuts donates $25,000 to American Red Cross to support relief efforts in Western New York
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 07:45 pm
Dunkin' Donuts announced a $25,000 donation to the American Red Cross to support disaster relief efforts and those who have been impacted by disasters, including the recent snowstorm in Western New York.
Erie County Fairgrounds: Opening of Festival of Lights postponed until Dec. 5
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 07:45 pm
As a result of damage incurred during last week's unprecedented lake effect storm, the opening of a beloved Western New York holiday tradition has been delayed one week.
'Holiday Lights of Niagara' begins
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 05:15 pm
Join the celebration to kick-off the holiday season at the "Holiday Lights of Niagara" opening ceremony tonight at 5:30 p.m. at Hyde Park in Niagara Falls.
Season 19 mirrorball champion Alfonso Ribeiro to headline 'Dancing with the Stars: Live!' tour
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 12:55 pm
"Dancing with the Stars' " newest mirrorball champion, Alfonso Ribeiro, announced on last night's season finale he will join the upcoming "Dancing with the Stars: Live!" tour, joining his partner and pro dancer Witney Carson, who also marked her first win last night.
'Dancing with the Stars' crowns champions
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 12:55 pm
On Tuesday's season 19 finale, Alfonso Ribeiro and Witney Carson were crowned the "Dancing with the Stars" champions on the ABC Television Network.
Memorial's chief of robotic surgery performs area's first single site robotic hysterectomy
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 12:55 pm
Dr. Donna Feldman has pioneered a new surgical procedure at Niagara Falls Memorial, performing the first single site robotic hysterectomy in Niagara County.
'Turkeys for Tickets' drive nets 2,220 turkeys for Buffalo City Mission, Food Bank of WNY
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 12:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres partnered with Tops Friendly Markets and Entercom Buffalo for a Thanksgiving turkey drive this morning and collected more than 2,220 20-pound frozen turkeys for the Buffalo City Mission and the Food Bank of Western New York.
'Small Business Saturday' supported
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 11:55 am
The Grand Island Town Board issued a town proclamation in recognition of "Small Business Saturday," which will take place Nov. 29, the first Saturday after Thanksgiving and a day after "Black Friday."
Spotlighters shows conclude
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 11:50 am
Despite not having an auditorium in which to perform because of the school district's $50 million capital project, the Spotlighters drama club at Grand Island High School made the most of a difficult situation by holding one-act plays in the school cafeteria and at Sidway Elementary School.
Grand Island Fire Co.: 3 Islanders hospitalized in carbon monoxide incident
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 11:50 am
At 9:12 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 16, Grand Island Fire Co. rescue personnel responded to a report of carbon monoxide exposure involving a Countryside Lane family.
St. Stephen School: Mission Club giving back to 'Coats 4 Kids' drive
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 11:50 am
The St. Stephen School Mission Club has been busy collecting gently used and new winter coats, hats, mittens, and scarves for the "Coats 4 Kids" drive for the needy of Western New York.
Grand Island Town Board: Councilman resigns to take Highway Department post
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 11:50 am
Councilman Richard Crawford resigned his seat on the Grand Island Town Board to become the town's new deputy highway superintendent.
'One Starry Night' a Christmas event for all ages
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 11:35 am
Historic Trinity Church, 2100 Whitehaven Road, will host "One Starry Night," a theatrical depiction of Bethlehem as it was the night Jesus was born, Friday, Dec. 5, from 6 to 8 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 6, from 4 to 7 p.m.
Sanborn Fire Co. Band to hold Christmas concert
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 11:10 am
The Sanborn Fire Co. Band will perform its annual Christmas concert for the community at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, in the Sanborn firehall, located at 5811 Buffalo St., Route 429.
Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare break ground in Town of Niagara
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 11:00 am
Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare broke ground on a third location Saturday. The comprehensive eye care practice is set to open a Town of Niagara office next spring. It will be located at Porter and Military roads, near the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls.
'Michael Bublé's Christmas in New York' special brings holiday cheer to NBC Dec. 17
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 07:00 am
Multi-Grammy Award-winning singer Michael Bublé celebrates the holiday season with his fourth annual NBC Christmas special, "Michael Bublé's Christmas in New York," airing Wednesday, Dec. 17 (8 p.m. ET/PT).
'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' honored with 30 Rock marquee
Tue, Nov 25th 2014 12:10 pm
As another example of the positive cultural impact of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" relocating to New York, a one-of-a-kind marquee has been created and unveiled on the 6th Avenue side of 30 Rockefeller Plaza.
Empire State Development approves $12 million to fund projects generating economic opportunity across New York
Tue, Nov 25th 2014 12:10 pm
Empire State Development's board of directors recently met in New York City and approved nearly $12 million in funding for nine projects that are spurring economic growth and opportunity across New York.
Niagara Wine Trail USA raises over $10,500 for charities with 'Share the Bounty' event
Tue, Nov 25th 2014 12:10 pm
The spirit of giving back was the theme of the Niagara Wine Trail USA's "Share the Bounty" event, held Veterans Day weekend.
Elite sled hockey debuts at HARBORCENTER
Tue, Nov 25th 2014 12:10 pm
Elite international sled hockey makes its first appearance on The Rinks at HARBORCENTER this weekend, as the Buffalo Sabres Sled Hockey Organization hosts Team Ontario, the Elmvale Bears (Coldwater, Ontario) and Team Yurga (Moscow) in a battle for the HARBORCENTER Cup.
NBC rings in holidays with heart-warming specials
Tue, Nov 25th 2014 07:00 am
NBC celebrates the 2014 holiday season with a slate of special programming that presents heart-warming annual traditions "Macy's Thanksgiving Parade," "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" and the beloved classic "It's a Wonderful Life."
USA Niagara board meets, approves items to advance economic development in Niagara Falls
Mon, Nov 24th 2014 09:20 pm
The USA Niagara Development Corp. board of directors met today and approved the selection of Uniland Development Co. as the preferred developer of the former Rainbow Centre Mall and, in a separate project, OK'd funding for Plati Niagara Inc. to build a Wingate by Wyndham Hotel.
Schumer, Gillibrand, Collins, Higgins urge SBA to prepare to swiftly offer assistance to Western New Yorkers
Mon, Nov 24th 2014 09:10 pm
U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, and congressmen Chris Collins and Brian Higgins today wrote to Small Business Administration Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet urging the SBA to prepare to swiftly administer disaster assistance to the Western New York region.

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