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Becky Wydysh announces bid for Niagara County Legislature seat held by Bill Ross
Mon, Apr 6th 2015 12:40 pm
Lewiston resident Becky Wydysh announced today she is formally a candidate for the Niagara County Legislature. Wydysh is seeking the Second District seat currently held by Legislator William L. Ross of Wheatfield. Ross recently announced he would not be seeking re-election this year.
Christina Perri & Colbie Caillat tour Artpark July 29
Mon, Apr 6th 2015 11:00 am
In what is sure to be one of the most talked about tours of the summer, Christina Perri and Colbie Caillat have announced plans for a North American co-headline tour. "The Girls Night Out, Boys Can Come Too Tour" heads to Artpark July 29.
Mark Daul: Ever see a screech owl?
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 11:40 am
Screech owls are a fascinating creature. And they are probably heard more than seen.
Assessors walk through Frontier House
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 09:00 am
The Frontier House doors opened Thursday to a pair of assessors from GAR Associates Inc. The two men spent about 30 minutes inside the building. They went floor by floor, touring each room, taking pictures and asking several questions.
Lewiston's Aniko Nagy working with Bolshoi Ballet Academy
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 09:00 am
Lewiston dancer Aniko Nagy will serve as a counselor this summer at the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet Academy Summer Intensive CT program on the campus of Westover School in Middlebury, Connecticut.
Taxes: Call center hours extended
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 07:00 am
To assist taxpayers during peak income tax season, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance is extending the hours of its income tax call center through April 15.
Appointments available at free tax assistance sites in Western New York
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 07:00 am
With less than two weeks until the income tax deadline, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance is encouraging Western New York taxpayers to visit free tax preparation sites in the area.
Questions you should ask before hiring a tax preparer
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 07:00 am
Are you thinking about hiring a tax preparer to complete your personal income tax return? This week, acting New York State Commissioner of Taxation and Finance Nonie Manion provided consumer protection tips for taxpayers who decide to do so.
Western New York Land Conservancy seeks community's support
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 07:00 am
The Western New York Land Conservancy recently announced receipt of a $200,000 gift the land trust hopes will lead to the creation of the Stella Niagara Preserve.
Beach House wins 3rd straight 'Best Fish Fry' contest
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 07:00 am
The Beach House has won its third "Best Fish Fry" contest, presented by Niagara Frontier Publications. The eatery netted nearly 20 percent of the 269 votes cast in March.
Tasia Fitzpatrick honored as Village of Lewiston Citizen of the Year
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 07:00 am
Tasia Fitzpatrick has been chosen by Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano and trustees as the 2015 Village of Lewiston Citizen of the Year.
NBC's 'A.D. The Bible Continues' earns high marks from Faith Driven Consumer
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 07:00 am
Faith Driven Consumer has announced a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars for NBC's primetime miniseries "A.D. The Bible Continues," which details the events recorded in the four Gospels and the Book of Acts.
Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown makes citywide Parkinson's proclamation
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 05:40 pm
On Thursday, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown joined with members of the National Parkinson Foundation of Western New York in proclaiming April as Parkinson's Awareness Month.
Roswell Park: New president of 117-year-old cancer center appoints new leadership team
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 05:35 pm
In an effort to better align the operational structure of the century-old cancer center, Roswell Park Cancer Institute's 15th and first female president begins her tenure by reorganizing the talent around her.
Promising start to 2015 Plentiful Partnership of Niagara gleaning season
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:50 pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County would like to thank the 60-plus farmers, volunteers, food pantry managers, panelists and other supporters for attending the second annual Plentiful Partnership of Niagara workshop and farm to table dinner last Thursday.
State education budget garners mixed reactions
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:50 pm
After much worry in school districts throughout the state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has released a state budget with large increases in education funding. However, the news has been met with mixed reactions.
Bergholz: Rose Court residents defend ditch filling
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:50 pm
Following the public hearing regarding a filled-in ditch on Rose Court in Bergholz at Wheatfield's Town Board meeting last week, one of the property owners has spoken out to defend the actions she and her husband took.
Vigil mourns 1 year of airbase's drone mission
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:50 pm
A vigil was held Wednesday afternoon at the main entrance to the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station on Lockport Road to mark the one-year anniversary of implementing a drone program at the base.
Sia, Wiz Khalifa to perform on 'The Voice'
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:35 pm
Multiplatinum recording artists Sia and Wiz Khalifa will perform on the Tuesday, April 7, and Wednesday, April 8, telecasts, respectively, of NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice."
Mount St. Mary's Child Care Center celebrates Easter
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:35 pm
Children from the Mount St. Mary's Child Care Center visited residents of the Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence to deliver Easter baskets and treats.
Buffalo Bisons, (716) to host 'Meet the Team Night'
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:35 pm
Buffalo Bisons General Manager Michael Buczkowski and HARBORCENTER Vice President of Food and Beverage Dominic Verni today announced the Buffalo Bisons 2015 "Meet the Team Night" at (716) Food and Sport.
'America's Got Talent' premieres 10th anniversary season May 26
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:35 pm
"America's Got Talent," NBC's hit reality-competition series, has announced new features and surprises to celebrate its 10th anniversary season, premiering Tuesday, May 26 (8-10p.m. ET).
Empire State Development names Schoepflin Western New York regional director
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:35 pm
Empire State Development today announced Christopher J. Schoepflin, who currently serves as president of USA Niagara Development Corp., will oversee the Western New York regional office.
'The Voice': Meet the singers who could win it all
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 01:45 pm
While Sawyer Fredericks is the popular choice to win "The Voice" among reality TV pundits, it will be up to America to decide this season's champion.
Patriots Day Weekend commences re-enactment season at Old Fort Niagara
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 10:40 am
Old Fort Niagara invites the public to Patriots Day Weekend, April 18 and 19, when its re-enactment season officially begins - with a bang!
Bill Ross will not seek 12th term
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 10:30 am
William L. Ross, the longest serving chairman of the Niagara County Legislature, will step down at the end of the 2015 calendar year. He has been elected chairman of the Niagara County Legislature a record 11 times.
Obit: Herbert Kranzmann
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 10:00 am
Herbert Kranzmann of Grand Island passed away March 27, 2015, at age 80.
Obit: Marlene L. McCarthy
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 10:00 am
Marlene L. McCarthy entered into rest March 26, 2015. She was a resident of Grand Island. Mrs. McCarthy was retired receiver of taxes on Grand Island and a member of the Republican Women's Club, East Park Garden Club and Zonta Club of Grand Island.
Obit: Joseph R. Muoio
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 10:00 am
Joseph R. Muoio, 91, of Grand Island died Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at DeGraff Memorial Hospital in North Tonawanda.
Obit: Craig William Wood
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 10:00 am
Craig William Wood, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, formerly of Grand Island, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Harrisburg. He was 63. Craig was born on April 13, 1951, in Buffalo to the late William and Fay Wood.
Raise funds for WNY Ovarian Cancer Project
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 07:05 am
The WNY Ovarian Cancer Project announces the start of its third annual geranium sale.
Who to fly: Sniffing out the best airlines for pet travel
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 07:00 am
When it comes to airlines, there really is no one-size-fits-all answer to which is best for traveling with pets.
Welcome to Lewiston, Hurtin 4 Curtains
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 12:15 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon-cutting for Hurtin 4 Curtains, located at 469 Center St., in the Village of Lewiston.
Buffalo's own Brian McKnight headlines July entertainment lineup at Seneca Resorts & Casinos
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 12:05 pm
A homecoming for one of Western New York's brightest musical superstars is among the show-stopping performances announced today for Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino and Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino this July.
Community Missions to hold Kids Café April 11
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 12:05 pm
Families of young children in the Niagara region may wonder what fun and interesting activities are available for youth on weekends. Community Missions hopes to provide an answer to this question.
Higgins announces deadline extension for congressional art competition
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 12:05 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins HAS announced an extension of the deadline for submissions to the congressional art competition. All artwork submitted from students in Higgins' district will be featured in a public gallery and available for viewing online. The winning piece will be displayed in the tunnel to the U.S. Capitol.
TROVE Predictive Data Science invests in Buffalo/Niagara expansion
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 12:05 pm
Empire State Development, Buffalo Niagara Enterprise and TROVE Predictive Data Science today announced a significant expansion that will result in a $3.3 million investment and creation of 36 new, high-tech, high-paying jobs.
How to make dinnertime a priority for your family
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 12:05 pm
Do you have dinner with your kids? It's become almost a luxury today, with our crammed schedules. And yet, numerous studies show that no other hour in your children's day will deliver as many emotional and psychological benefits as the one spent unwinding and connecting over food and conversation.
Families can travel the world around Buffalo at Explore & More this spring break
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 12:00 pm
Beginning Friday, April 3, and running through Friday, April 10, children and families can travel the world around buffalo this spring break, visiting a different area of the globe each day at Explore & More Children's Museum.
Daniel Seavey eliminated on 'American Idol XIV'
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 12:00 pm
Owen received the most votes from the "Idol" "Fan Save" and therefore continues in the competition, while Seavey, from Vancouver, was eliminated.