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Jason Knapp, Chris Waddell to host NBCSN's coverage of Rio 2016 Paralympic Games closing ceremony
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 09:45 am
Jason Knapp and 13-time Paralympic medalist and Paralympic Hall of Fame member Chris Waddell will host NBCSN's coverage of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games closing ceremony, being held at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this Sunday, Sept. 18 (10:30 p.m. ET).
NCSO reveals Labor Day DWI crackdown enforcement
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 09:40 am
Ten people across Niagara County were arrested during this time frame for driving while intoxicated. These extra patrol units also had an additional 10 arrests and issued approximately198 traffic tickets.
Brianna Simmons wins HANCI Caring Counts Award
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 09:00 am
The Health Association of Niagara County Inc. has announced home health care aide Brianna Simmons of Niagara Falls is the recipient of the Caring Counts Award.
Interview: Brian Wilson brings 50th anniversary 'Pet Sounds' tour to Buffalo
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 07:10 pm
Brian Wilson brings his "Pet Sounds 50th Anniversary World Tour" to the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts on Wednesday, Sept. 28. The concert sold-out in less than 18 hours, as people rushed to buy tickets to see firsthand how the leftfield Beach Boys album came about, and to hear Wilson perform his musical masterpiece.
Zonta Club recognizes budding local leaders
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 04:25 pm
Megan Rogers of Lewiston is the recipient of the $500 2016 Zonta Club of Niagara Falls (New York) Jane M. Klausman Woman in Business Scholarship.
Buffalo Sabres, MSG Networks announce 2016-17 telecast schedule
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 03:40 pm
The Buffalo Sabres and MSG Networks today announced the 2016-17 telecast schedule, with 74 games set to air exclusively on MSG, including the team's opening-night matchup against the Montreal Canadians on Thursday, Oct. 13. The remaining eight games will be broadcast on NBCSN.
Wolfgang Scholarship Award presented
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 03:35 pm
The Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation recently presented a Scholarship for Nursing Advancement in memory of long-time community leader the late Joan Wolfgang.
High tea event supports NT business owner
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 03:25 pm
More than 80 people came together at Michael's Landing in North Tonawanda on Sunday to enjoy a high tea for Webster Street business owner Michele Krienbuhl.
State Parks announces pheasant hunt lottery
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 03:25 pm
The Niagara Frontier Region of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has announced the permit lottery for the 2016 pheasant-hunting season will take place Monday, Oct. 3.
Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers visit Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings on NBC's 'Sunday Night Football'
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 03:20 pm
NBC Sports continues its presentation of "Sunday Night Football" this week as Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers (1-0) visit Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings (1-0) at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Coverage begins with "Football Night in America" at 7 p.m. ET on NBC.
Joel Edgerton, Lucy Liu, Daisy Ridley, Parker Sawyers to present at 2016 Student Academy Awards
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 03:20 pm
Actors Joel Edgerton, Lucy Liu, Daisy Ridley and Parker Sawyers will be presenters at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 43rd Student Academy Awards on Thursday, Sept. 22 (7:30 p.m.), at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.
Darryl Whitcomb at The Lighthouse in Lockport
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 03:20 pm
Starfield recording artist Darryl Whitcomb debuts at The Lighthouse Café, 555 Davison Road Lockport, at 7 p.m. Saturday.
7-time Grammy winner TobyMac announces 2017 'HITS DEEP Tour'
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 03:20 pm
Announced on K-LOVE/AIR1, TobyMac shared the diverse lineup for his 2017 "HITS DEEP Tour," which includes Matt Maher, Mandisa, Mac Powell from Third Day, Capital Kings, Ryan Stevenson and Hollyn. They will join him on a trek of over 30 arenas across the U.S., presented by K-LOVE/AIR1, Food for the Hungry and Awakening Events.
Niagara University Theatre announces 53rd season
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 03:15 pm
From October through May, Niagara University Theatre's 53rd season of productions promises a diverse collection of entertainment options to a variety of tastes.
Niagara University set to celebrate 200th anniversary of Vincentians in America
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 03:15 pm
The first Vincentian university established in the U.S. has scheduled a full slate of events to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the arrival of the Vincentians in America.
Grace VanderWaal voted winner of NBC's hit summer series 'America's Got Talent'
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 08:45 am
The votes are in and America has chosen Grace VanderWaal as winner of the 11th season of "America's Got Talent."
'Blindspot': Audrey Esparza talks Tasha Zapata, 'really good' season 2
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 07:00 am
Go to the bathroom early, put your phone down and get your snacks ready the night before, because, if the first episode of "Blindspot" is any indication, the second season isn't going to provide any dull moments.
Niagara County Historical Society sites Join Smithsonian Magazine's 12th annual 'Museum Day Live!'
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara History Center and Erie Canal Discovery Center will open their doors free of charge on Saturday, Sept. 24, as part of Smithsonian magazine's 12th annual "Museum Day Live!"
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).