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NCCC, faculty association reach tentative agreement
Fri, Aug 22nd 2014 12:00 pm
Niagara County Community College President James P. Klyczek announced Wednesday that a tentative agreement has been approved by the NCCC board of trustees, which was ratified by the college faculty association membership on Aug. 19.
Walk to raise Alzheimer's awareness
Fri, Aug 22nd 2014 12:00 pm
The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the nation's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research programs. Across Western New York, there are six such walks scheduled, including Sept. 27 in Lewiston with the first steps leaving from Artpark.
Merrell A. Lane, community leader, dies
Fri, Aug 22nd 2014 11:55 am
Merrell A. Lane, 67, of Wheatfield, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, after a lengthy illness in Strong Memorial Hospital Palliative Care, Rochester.
Erie Otters to host OHL game in Buffalo
Thu, Aug 21st 2014 02:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres and the Erie Otters today announced plans for the Otters to host the Niagara IceDogs in an Ontario Hockey League game at First Niagara Center on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m.
ABC's 'Dancing With The Stars' announces new fourth judge Julianne Hough
Thu, Aug 21st 2014 11:30 am
Two-time "Dancing" champion, actress, musician and choreographer Julianne Hough returns to the ballroom as a fourth judge on this season of "Dancing with the Stars," premiering Monday, Sept. 15, on ABC. Hough will judge alongside resident judges Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli.
OUN deadline extended: Talent show applications accepted through Sept. 10
Thu, Aug 21st 2014 11:25 am
All individuals ages 14 and older with a developmental disability living in or attending school/program in Niagara County are invited to pre-register and try-out for the upcoming Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara talent show.
'So You Think You Can Dance': Zack Everhart, Jessica Richens, Valerie Rockey, Ricky Ubeda named top four
Thu, Aug 21st 2014 11:25 am
Zack Everhart, Jessica Richens, Valerie Rockey and Ricky Ubeda are the top four finalists on "So You Think You Can Dance," and move one step closer to becoming America's favorite dancer.
Members of Daughters of Charity to be honored at Mount St. Mary's Good Works Gala, 'Casino Royale'
Thu, Aug 21st 2014 07:00 am
Members of the Daughters of Charity, the sponsoring religious organization of Mount St. Mary's Hospital since 1997, will be the featured honorees at the 15th annual Good Works Gala "Casino Royale."
'Bigger, better' Jazz Festival takes stage in Lewiston
Thu, Aug 21st 2014 07:00 am
Jazz buffs will again flock to Lewiston this weekend for the 13th annual Lewiston Jazz Festival, where more than 150 musicians will gather in a celebration of jazz music and culture.
Larry Fitzgerald and Arizona Cardinals host Andy Dalton and Cincinnati Bengals on 'Sunday Night Football'
Wed, Aug 20th 2014 11:45 pm
Larry Fitzgerald and the Arizona Cardinals host Andy Dalton and the AFC North champion Cincinnati Bengals for an NFL preseason game Sunday at 8 p.m. on NBC's "Sunday Night Football," television's No. 1 primetime program.
Buffalo Sabres: Cunneyworth, Forton, Devine take on new roles
Wed, Aug 20th 2014 11:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced Randy Cunneyworth, Jerry Forton and Kevin Devine have taken on new roles within the organization.
Hollywood stars align for 'Stand Up To Cancer' Friday, Sept. 5
Wed, Aug 20th 2014 11:45 pm
The Hollywood community is once again uniting to support "Stand Up To Cancer" ("SU2C"), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, which will stage its fourth biennial fundraising telecast Friday, Sept. 5 (8 p.m.).
Carrie Underwood, 11 NFL players star in 'Waiting All Day for Sunday Night' debuting Sept. 7 on 'Sunday Night Football'
Wed, Aug 20th 2014 11:45 pm
Eleven NFL players will join six-time Grammy Award-winner and multi-platinum recording artist Carrie Underwood for her performance of "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night," the opening theme for primetime television's No. 1 program, "Sunday Night Football" on NBC.
Cuomo announces recipients of $340 million in pre-kindergarten funding
Wed, Aug 20th 2014 03:05 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the recipients of $340 million in full-day pre-kindergarten funding for 81 school districts and community-based organizations statewide, opening full-day classroom slots to nearly 37,000 children.

The funding, included in the 2014-15 state budget, is the first installment as part of the state's commitment to invest $1.5 billion over five years to build a statewide universal full-day pre-kindergarten program.

Assemblyman John Ceretto announced the Niagara Falls City School District is receiving a $289,131 grant to fund pre-kindergarten. This grant comes in addition to the millions in pre-k funding Ceretto helped secure during budget negotiations this year.

Elks bring children to Artpark
Wed, Aug 20th 2014 02:10 pm
Elks Lodge No. 346 Niagara Falls assisted Artpark & Company in presenting the fourth annual Fairy House Festival this summer at Artpark. The Elks have been the presenting sponsor of the annual event, which draws families and visitors each spring.
Lewiston Arts Cafe' returns
Wed, Aug 20th 2014 11:50 am
The Lewiston Council on the Arts and Just Buffalo Literary Center will present the fourth program in the Lewiston Arts Cafe' series, which features presentations by poets and musicians.
Grisanti introduces legislation to expand radius for low-cost power
Wed, Aug 20th 2014 11:50 am
State Sen. Mark Grisanti introduced legislation today (S.7935) that would expand the boundaries of the Power Proceeds Allocation Act funding program to include all of Erie County. This expansion would allow eligible businesses and not-for-profits in all of Erie County to apply for power at a reduced cost.
Memorial Medical Center to hold community health care conversation
Wed, Aug 20th 2014 11:50 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center wants to hear your ideas for getting the community engaged in health care.
Village of Lewiston reverses course on residential pop-up parking lots
Wed, Aug 20th 2014 11:35 am
Patrons driving to Artpark Tuesday for the Styx concert may have noticed more cars parked off South Fourth Street. Vehicles were on residential lawns - parked both parallel and perpendicular - on the road and in driveways. Some homes had more than a half-dozen parked on site.

If this appeared in contrast to previous Village of Lewiston Board rulings, it was - and it wasn't.

Buffalo Zoo saddened by death of sea lion
Tue, Aug 19th 2014 05:10 pm
The Buffalo Zoo is saddened to report the loss of Jester, a 12-year-old male California sea lion, who passed away over the weekend.
Springfield celebrates 'The Simpsons' 25th anniversary with a special mural
Tue, Aug 19th 2014 05:00 pm
The City of Springfield, Oregon, is partnering with "The Simpsons" to bring the first family of television to its downtown walk of murals.

Sanctioned by "The Simpsons" creator and Oregonian Matt Groening, the mural will be painted on the side of the Emerald Arts Center in the heart of downtown Springfield.

Jason Taylor, Kevin Gilbride, Paul Burmeister join Mike Florio on 'Pro Football Talk' for 2014 NFL season
Tue, Aug 19th 2014 05:00 pm
Former NFL Defensive Player of the Year Jason Taylor and longtime NFL coach Kevin Gilbride will join Mike Florio and new co-host and veteran NFL commentator Paul Burmeister to discuss the hottest NFL topics this season on "Pro Football Talk," NBCSN's weekday NFL news program.
Castellani Art Museum: 'TopSpin' series exhibition opportunity
Tue, Aug 19th 2014 05:00 pm
The Castellani Art Museum is currently taking submissions for the 2015-16 exhibition season. The museum's Tops Gallery - dedicated to the exhibition of work by local and regional artists - presents the "TopSpin" series. "TopSpin" features a broad range of visual expressions, varied in media as well as message, and focuses mainly on new and emerging artists.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue visits Boulevard Mall to raise agility equipment funds
Tue, Aug 19th 2014 02:20 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs Saturday, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., at the Sears court in the Boulevard Mall (corner of Niagara Falls Boulevard and Maple Road, Amherst). Dogs Bear, Zoey and Willis will be on hand. Photos and information on these and all adoptable animals is available online at www.heartofniagara.org.
Empire State Development: New animated series 'Dora and Friends' made in New York
Tue, Aug 19th 2014 02:05 pm
Empire State Development highlighted the economic benefits resulting from the post-production animation of "Dora and Friends: Into the City" in New York. The new children's television series spent approximately $1 million in the state on post-production costs, hired 80 New Yorkers, and generated more than $5 million in non-post-production spending for local New York vendors.

The series is the Empire State's first fully animated television show since Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo extended and enhanced the film and television tax credit in 2013 to facilitate post-production work for animation.

'An Evening with Esperanza Spalding - Thank You October'
Tue, Aug 19th 2014 02:05 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, hosts "An Evening with Esperanza Spalding - Thank You October" on Thursday, Oct. 9, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.
'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire' premieres Monday, Sept. 8, with Terry Crews as host
Tue, Aug 19th 2014 02:05 pm
Actor, author, fitness enthusiast, Old Spice pitchman and former NFL player Terry Crews ("The Expendables 3") will make his debut as host of the nationally syndicated version of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" when the iconic game show launches its 13th season Monday, Sept. 8.
'Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion' available on Watch Disney XD, Sept. 29
Tue, Aug 19th 2014 02:05 pm
Continuing the epic tradition of the legendary "Star Wars" saga, an animated one-hour movie, "Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion," will be available first to verified users on WATCHDisneyXD.com and the WATCH Disney XD app, beginning Monday, Sept. 29.
Schumer, Gillibrand, Higgins and Collins help secure $1.3-million-plus for NFTA projects at Buffalo Niagara International Airport
Tue, Aug 19th 2014 02:05 pm
Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand joined Congressmembers Brian Higgins and Chris Collins in announcing two separate grants awarded by the Federal Aviation Administration to the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority for improvements to the Buffalo Niagara International Airport totaling $1,347,732 million.
Painting donated to Niagara Aerospace Museum
Tue, Aug 19th 2014 02:05 pm
The Glasgow/Milne families will present a portrait of Capt. William Glasgow painted by Major Baskerville during World War II to the Niagara Aerospace Museum Saturday at 1 p.m.
New film 'Holy Ghost' poised to disrupt entertainment industry business model
Mon, Aug 18th 2014 05:45 pm
Wanderlust Productions - the independent film studio behind the cult hit trilogy "Finger of God," "Furious Love" and "Father of Lights" - is poised to disrupt the entertainment industry's long-established business model on Sept. 6 with the 48-hour world premiere of its documentary film "Holy Ghost."
Massive marketing campaign underway to continue momentum for 'The Blacklist'
Mon, Aug 18th 2014 05:45 pm
NBC is waging a comprehensive marketing campaign to ensure the continued awareness for its No. 1 drama series, "The Blacklist," which kicks off its second season at 10 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22.
Bailey O'Riley's officially open for business
Mon, Aug 18th 2014 05:15 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Bailey O'Riley's Village Pub, which recently opened for business at 840 Center St. Local business owners and elected leaders welcomed owner Chris MacKenzie and his family to Lewiston.
Congressman Brian Higgins presents Sgt. Benjamin H. Benally with Purple Heart
Mon, Aug 18th 2014 05:15 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins presented United States Army veteran Sgt. Benjamin Benally with the Purple Heart for injuries sustained while serving in Afghanistan.
Buffalo to host NHL Combine in 2015 and 2016
Mon, Aug 18th 2014 03:35 pm
The National Hockey League and the Buffalo Sabres announced the NHL Combine will move to Buffalo in 2015 and 2016, with the event being held at First Niagara Center and the soon-to-be-completed HARBORCENTER complex across from the arena.
Boyz II Men concert to benefit Ronald McDonald House of Buffalo
Mon, Aug 18th 2014 11:25 am
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, hosts Boyz II Men Saturday, Nov. 22, at 8 p.m. Tickets, $60, $50 and $40, go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.
Niagara University 'SPIN sessions' set to showcase faculty talents
Mon, Aug 18th 2014 11:25 am
Niagara University is putting a new spin on thought-provoking presentations.
Lewiston: Ross to host public meeting on radio tower
Mon, Aug 18th 2014 11:25 am
Lewiston residents have expressed concerns over a fire and police radio tower resulting from a federal radio narrowbanding mandate. As such, Niagara County Legislature Chairman William L. Ross will hold a meeting Wednesday to get answers to the public's questions.

Ross said the community meeting, set for 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Upper Mountain Fire Co., 839 Moyer Road, will bring county officials involved in the sighting decisions for the radio tower network, including County Manager Jeffrey M. Glatz, to meet with local residents, firefighters and the general public.

Grand Island: Miniature-golf tournament has more than $500 in prizes
Mon, Aug 18th 2014 11:25 am
The Grand Island Fun Center is calling Buffalo's best miniature golfers for its second annual mini golf tournament on Aug. 24 at 1:30 p.m. Golfers will tee off and compete for more than $500 in cash and prizes.
Michael McDonald closes biggest Artpark 'Tuesdays' season
Sat, Aug 16th 2014 03:50 pm
Michael McDonald will co-headline the final "Tuesdays in the Park" concert on Aug. 26. The singer with the distinctive baritone voice was the top draw in 2005 - the first year Artpark & Company went all-out to bring top talent to Lewiston - and drew more than 12,000 for a second appearance in 2008.