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Ellden's donates to Neighbors Foundation with pancake breakfast
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 02:40 pm
Diane and Tom Brady, owners of Ellden's Grill & Banquet at River Oaks Golf Club, hosted a pancake breakfast Sunday.
New electronics recycling law in effect Jan. 1
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 02:30 pm
The new year is here and with it comes new resolutions and changes. One change to keep in mind is the New York State Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act.
Kaegebein Elementary School: 'Yes, Virginia' plays to packed house
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 02:30 pm
Students in all grade levels at Kaegebein Elementary School staged two performances of "Yes, Virginia The Musical," an original production based on a true story of 8-year-old Virginia O'Hanlon, who wrote a letter to the New York Sun newspaper in 1897, inquiring about the existence of Santa Claus.
Grand Island High School: Lending a hand
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 02:30 pm
Twenty-nine students from Grand Island High School, members of Student Council and DECA, the high school business club, helped the Grand Island Neighbors Foundation sort 11 pallets of donated food as part of the Share Your Happiness drive.
St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church: 'The Children's Nativity Story' presented
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 02:30 pm
The children of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church presented the church's annual Christmas pageant, "The Children's Nativity Story," to celebrate the season through music.
St. Stephen School students take part in mission project
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 02:30 pm
The St. Stephen fifth-grade religious education class participated in a Christmas mission project.
Grand Island Town Board ordinance to preserve historic Island buildings in discussion stage
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 02:30 pm
The Historic Preservation Advisory Board is hoping to have an ordinance passed by the Grand Island Town Board in the next few months that would establish regulations for the preservation of buildings that have historical significance.
Did you know? Twelve amazing UB discoveries from 2014
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 12:00 pm
We helped sequence the coffee genome. We found Ebola has ancient evolutionary roots. We discovered the expansion of opportunities to gamble doesn't necessarily mean more people will gamble.
WBBZ to air 'Giants of Buffalo: Journalism' special featuring reporters Dan Herbeck and Lou Michel
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 12:00 pm
Bob Koshinski, vice president and general manager of WBBZ-TV, has announced the first airings of the "Giants of Buffalo: Journalism" special, featuring Buffalo News reporters Dan Herbeck and Lou Michel, will take place at 9 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Resolution not revolution
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 07:00 am
It's that time of the year again. As individuals tear down decorations and finish the last remains of the holiday ham, many will shift their focus to New Year's resolutions. BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is providing five simple tips to help this year's resolutions stick.
David S. Goyer talks superheroes
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 05:40 pm
David S. Goyer is working with NBC on the DC Comics adaptation of "Constantine." The man who helped Christopher Nolan bring Batman to life in the "Dark Knight" film trilogy, and then resurrected Superman in "Man of Steel," said this was "a different change of pace."
NBC's NFL Wild Card Saturday coverage features Ben Roethlisberger and Steelers vs. Joe Flacco and Ravens
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 04:25 pm
NBC kicks off its coverage of the 2014 NFL playoffs this Saturday night in primetime with a Wild Card matchup between bitter division rivals, when Ben Roethlisberger and the AFC North champion Pittsburgh Steelers host Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens at 8 p.m.
Tommy Tutone ('867-5309') hosts episode 2 of 'Do I Have a Hit Song?'
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 04:10 pm
Episode two of "Do I Have A Hit Song?" - the world's first and only TV talent search​ focusing on songwriters performing their own original works - is set to be taped at Mavericks at the Jacksonville Landing Friday, Jan. 9. The show will be broadcast Jan. 20 at http://www.indimusic.tv.
Buffalo Sabres: Hackett clears waivers, assigned to Rochester
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 04:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced goaltender Matt Hackett cleared waivers and has been assigned to the Rochester Americans of the AHL.
HARBORCENTER elements added to 'Sabres Fan Advantage'
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 04:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced enhancements to their fan loyalty program, "Sabres Fan Advantage," that will allow users to earn points by patronizing HARBORCENTER and its various entities.
Lewiston Lions to host Lexi's Place
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 11:30 am
The Lewiston Community Lions will host Bret Biro of Lexi's Place at its next meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 6. The event will run from 6 until 7:30 p.m. at The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q., 432 Center St., Lewiston.
ESD: $2 million for Rich Products
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 11:25 am
The Empire State Development board of directors has approved nearly $9 million to fund nine projects generating economic growth and opportunity across New York.
'Dancing with the Stars: Live!' tour amazes Niagara Falls crowd
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 10:55 am
Local "DWTS" fans proved their loyalty Saturday by filling the Seneca Niagara Events Center on the first night of the "Dancing with the Stars: Live!" tour.
Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals host Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks in NHL Winter Classic New Year's Day on NBC
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 10:35 am
NBC presents one of the most iconic events in sport New Year's Day in the nation's capital when Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals host Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2015 NHL Winter Classic from Nationals Park, home of Major League Baseball's Washington Nationals.
Historic Riviera Theatre celebrates 88th anniversary
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 10:35 am
The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center today marks the 88th anniversary of opening day, Thursday, Dec. 30, 1926.
Joshua Maloni's 10 favorite celebrity interviews of 2014
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 08:25 pm
I'm counting down my 10 favorite celebrity interviews of 2014. (Insert New Year's Eve noisemaker sound here.)
Intense Milk expands 'Winter of Fun' discount program
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 04:00 pm
Intense Milk is expanding its "Winter of Fun" program this season by offering deep discounts at several area winter venues, including ice rinks and ski resorts in Western New York.
JCOPE announces settlements with 17 state officers and employees for failing to file annual financial disclosure statements
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 04:00 pm
The New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics announced settlements today with 17 state officers and employees from various state agencies and entities for failing to file required annual financial disclosure statements.
EPIX, NBC Sports announce New Year's Eve block for 'EPIX Presents Road to the NHL Winter Classic'
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 04:00 pm
Premium entertainment network EPIX and NBC Sports Network today announced the first three episodes of "EPIX Presents Road to the NHL Winter Classic" series will now be available in a special three-hour block on New Year's Eve on NBCSN - the first time the exclusive series will be carried on the network, which is the home of hockey in the U.S.
Buffalo Sabres: Guaranteed $20,015 50-50 raffle prize for 'Tux and Pucks'
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 04:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced plans to hold four 50-50 raffle drawings during the team's game Wednesday, Dec. 31, against the Tampa Bay Lightning at First Niagara Center. The grand prize drawing will have a guaranteed minimum pot of $20,015, with the three other drawings having a guaranteed prize amount of $2,015.
WGRZ: Buffalo Bills QB Kyle Orton announces retirement
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:10 am
WGRZ Channel 2 has reported Buffalo Bills quarterback Kyle Orton unexpectedly announced his retirement Monday.
Free family portraits at Community Missions give the gift of memories
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:10 am
Through the generosity of Bob and Jan Inwards, Community Missions again provided family and individual portraits during the Christmas season.
Dr. Brenda Perez selected to attend National Conference on Constituency Leadership
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:10 am
Dr. Brenda Perez, a board-certified primary care physician at the Mount St. Mary's Primary Care Center, has been selected to attend the National Conference of Constituency Leadership in Kansas City in April.
ECC celebrates continued success through state's FASNY tuition reimbursement program
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:00 am
Back in the spring of 2012, Erie County's community college students couldn't take advantage of a New York grant program that allows volunteer firefighters to receive tuition reimbursement in exchange for first responder service.
New York National Guard provides military funeral honors for 11,300 families in 2014
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:00 am
New York Army and Air National Guard soldiers and airmen expect to provide military funeral honors for about 11,300 New York families before 2014 comes to an end.
Health System Services hires general manager for new home modification division
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:00 am
Health System Services, a Niagara Falls-based company that provides home medical and respiratory equipment, announced the hiring of Michael Strong to lead the new home modification division.
Jane's Café Express offers LPD-inspired sandwich
Sat, Dec 27th 2014 09:35 am
Patrons at Jane's Café Express in the Village of Lewiston have noticed a unique offering. The "Bran-Dar Special" is a basic egg sandwich (egg, cheese, bacon or sausage on a roll) with an extra ingredient - typically another egg.
Sentinel poll: 71 percent not in favor of McDonald's in Village of Lewiston
Sat, Dec 27th 2014 09:00 am
Ten years ago this month, McDonald's Restaurant ceased operations inside the historic Frontier House. Readers participating in a Sentinel/wnypapers.com poll do not favor a return of the fast-food franchise.
Town of Lewiston Board receives update on Stella Niagara Preserve
Sat, Dec 27th 2014 09:00 am
Monday's regular meeting of the Lewiston Town Board opened with a public hearing where comments were sought on a special use permit to allow for a bed and breakfast on Ridge Road, proposed by area pro-golfer Frank Garcia.
Tips for ringing in new year
Sat, Dec 27th 2014 09:00 am
The new year inspires people to make life changes.
Rx for holiday blues
Sat, Dec 27th 2014 09:00 am
The holidays are a time of joy with friends and family for most people, so why are you feeling sad and alone?
Youngstown Lions announce new 'Cash Bash' offering
Sat, Dec 27th 2014 08:55 am
With 2015 just around the corner, the Youngstown Lions Club seeks to get the word out now on an all-new offering: the Youngstown Lions St. Patrick's "Cash" Bash, taking place from 3 to 6 p.m., Saturday, March 14, at the Red Brick School Village Center gym, 240 Lockport St.
Gospel Mission 'Angels' deliver Christmas meals
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 01:40 pm
On Christmas Day, the Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission and an army of volunteer "angels" continued their "Feed the Falls" tradition, delivering more than 800 meals to needy area residents who might not otherwise have received a hot meal, a compassionate and warm smile, or any good news at all Christmas Day.
Higgins presents family of Army veteran Norman Blatner with Bronze Star and rare POW Medal
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 01:35 pm
United States Army Corp. Norman T. Blatner was captured during the Battle of Hurtgen Forest and held as a prisoner of war during World War II.
New year brings volunteer opportunities at Niagara Hospice
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 01:35 pm
If one of your new year's resolutions is to help improve the life of another or to do more good, Niagara Hospice has a volunteer position for you. Niagara Hospice will hold a new volunteer training from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, and Wednesday, Jan. 14.