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Consumer Credit Counseling Service announces partnership with National Foundation for Credit Counseling student loan counseling program
Mon, Feb 22nd 2016 01:55 pm
Last month, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling announced the launch of its national student loan-counseling program. This service will help deliver relief to the millions of borrowers throughout America who have been struggling to repay the money they borrowed to finance a college education.
Third Day, Steven Curtis Chapman touring together
Mon, Feb 22nd 2016 01:50 pm
Multi platinum-selling and Grammy Award-winning artists Steven Curtis Chapman and Third Day are set to share the stage this spring. Their 15-date tour will kick off in Little Rock, Arkansas, on April 14 and conclude in Cincinnati on May 7.
Rend Collective prepares to kick off 'As Family We Go' headlining tour, featuring special guest Urban Rescue
Mon, Feb 22nd 2016 01:50 pm
For Irish worship band Rend Collective, "As Family We Go" is more of a mantra than an album title as the five-piece group gears up to hit the road for a 48-city "As Family We Go" headlining tour.
Buffalo Film League holds open house
Mon, Feb 22nd 2016 12:10 pm
Buffalo Film League, producer of the film "Buffalo Hates You Too: A Love Story," and home to Lumber City Brand Works, will host an open house for media and film professionals at its new 5,000-square-foot facility in The Wurlitzer Building in North Tonawanda.
'Eddie the Eagle' soars to great heights, lands truly Moving Picture Award from Heartland Film
Mon, Feb 22nd 2016 12:05 pm
The true story of British Olympic ski jumper Michael "Eddie" "The Eagle" Edwards has been recognized for its ability to inspire and entertain audiences. "Eddie the Eagle" has been recognized with the Truly Moving Picture Award by nonprofit arts organization Heartland Film.
Sabres: Cal O'Reilly recalled from Rochester
Mon, Feb 22nd 2016 12:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled forward Cal O'Reilly from the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Ortt secures state funding for Wheatfield landfill fence
Mon, Feb 22nd 2016 11:50 am
State Sen. Rob Ortt today announced he secured $75,000 in state funds that will go toward constructing a fence around the site of an inactive landfill in the Town of Wheatfield.
Art of Beer returns to NACC
Mon, Feb 22nd 2016 07:00 am
Into a fun evening of select craft brews, good grub, music and art?
4th annual Poverty Conference explores social change
Mon, Feb 22nd 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara County Coalition for Services to the Homeless, along with Buffalo/Niagara Falls and Erie/Niagara Counties Continuum of Care, and Niagara University, will host the fourth annual Poverty Conference on Friday, March 4, featuring keynote speaker Paul Hogan, executive vice president of The John R. Oishei Foundation.
Free breakfast and tobacco-free housing seminar for landlords scheduled in March at NCCC
Mon, Feb 22nd 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara County Department of Health Division of Environmental Health and Tobacco-Free Western New York of Roswell Park Cancer Institute have joined forces to encourage landlords to eliminate second-hand smoke and fires caused by smoking in housing units.
Niagara County Spring Career Fair March 16
Mon, Feb 22nd 2016 07:00 am
The annual Niagara County Spring Career Fair will take place from 1-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, at the Four Points by Sheraton, 7001 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls.
Nils Lofgren reflects on career with new material, tours Buffalo with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
Sun, Feb 21st 2016 02:50 pm
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band perform Thursday at Buffalo's First Niagara Center.
GI Relay For Life to 'Give Cancer the Boot'
Sat, Feb 20th 2016 10:30 am
The Grand Island Relay For Life will look to "Give Cancer the Boot" when the fundraising season kicks into high gear.
Golden Age Center: Sweethearts Luncheon makes for Happy Valentine's Day
Sat, Feb 20th 2016 10:30 am
The Sweethearts Luncheon was a romantic way for all of Golden Age Center members to celebrate Valentines Day.
Mark Daul: White Deer at Old Seneca Army Depot
Sat, Feb 20th 2016 10:00 am
Sometime back, when our kids were younger, our family was tent-camping-oriented. It was fun and full of memories.
Town of Grand Island awaiting traffic speed monitor
Sat, Feb 20th 2016 10:00 am
For some time, the Traffic Safety Advisory Board has been submitting grants to obtain a traffic speed monitor. This would assist drivers to become more aware of their speed by checking their speedometers more often. It would also help them avoid going too fast, especially in populated areas, and also avoid costly tickets.
Hard Rock Cafe 'Jamming' with new Bob Marley merchandise
Sat, Feb 20th 2016 09:45 am
Hard Rock International is inspiring fans to get together and feel all right with the launch of its latest merchandise line. The Bob Marley Signature Series: Edition 34 shirt and collectable pin, inspired by iconic reggae artist Bob Marley, support charity partner City of Hope.
Small-town art making a big impact
Sat, Feb 20th 2016 09:40 am
Times have never been better to be part of a small-town art scene, especially locally. In communities such as Lockport and Niagara Falls, new cultural experiences are helping residents and visitors alike view the area in a fresh way, while appreciating the unique history of Western New York.
Carmine's: A little slice of family
Sat, Feb 20th 2016 09:35 am
A new Italian restaurant has opened in Niagara Falls. Located at 1701 Pine Ave., Carmine's offers hearty and homemade Italian meals. That selection was too good to pass up on a recent snowy night.
Local chefs step inside Nickel City competition
Sat, Feb 20th 2016 09:35 am
From Feb. 21 to March 6, chefs from all around Western New York will battle it out on Buffalo's West Side.
Chamber Gala 2016: Lewiston Business of the Year: Warren's Village Hardware
Sat, Feb 20th 2016 09:30 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Warren's Village Hardware as the recipient of the Lewiston Business of the Year Award.
Smith Brothers Pizza closing for now
Sat, Feb 20th 2016 07:00 am
Smith Brothers Pizza is packing up its pie trays. ... For now.
Village of Lewiston board not ready to act on Paladino plaza, Jerge apartment proposals
Sat, Feb 20th 2016 07:00 am
Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano and counselor Joseph Leone Jr. objected Tuesday to agenda items asking for approval in principle of preliminary development plans for Ellicott Development's plaza proposal and James Jerge's apartment complex idea. Both said it wasn't the right time to take action.
Obit: Thomas R. Goodroe
Sat, Feb 20th 2016 06:55 am
Thomas R. Goodroe, age 88, of the Town of Lewiston, died after a brief illness Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, in Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence in Lewiston.
Obit: Diana 'Bunty' Decker
Sat, Feb 20th 2016 06:55 am
Diana "Bunty" Decker, age 90 of Lewiston, passed away after a brief illness Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, at Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence in Lewiston.
'The Sing-Off' winners Home Free bring 'fun for the whole family' to Buffalo
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 06:40 pm
Upon landing on season four of NBC's "The Sing-Off," a cappella/country act Home Free didn't want to be another "so and so," or just a fond memory. Rather, Austin Brown (high tenor), Tim Foust (bass), Rob Lundquist (tenor), Adam Rupp (vocal percussion/beat boxer) and Chris Rupp (baritone) set out to create a sustainable career.
Pasta Sauce-Off returns
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 03:35 pm
Two 13-year-old girls from St. Stephen School on Grand Island have, once again, set out to make a difference in their community.
Niagara County Builders Association provides networking opportunity
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 03:20 pm
Members of the Niagara County Builders Association enjoyed dinner and conversation with local elected officials Feb. 10 at the Como Restaurant in Niagara Falls.
Expanded access at Outer Harbor drives public to programs at Tifft Nature Preserve
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 03:10 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins joined Buffalo Museum of Science acting President and CEO Karen Wallace to highlight the growth at Tifft Nature Preserve.
ESD announces new post-production fellowship program to bolster talent pool for fast-growing industry
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 03:10 pm
Empire State Development today announced the New York State Post-Production Fellowship Program - a new initiative that will increase the size and quality of New York's post-production talent pool for this rapidly growing industry.
Upgrade is in the works at free East Side clinic for the uninsured
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 03:10 pm
For 15 years, residents without insurance on Buffalo's East Side have accessed free health care at the Lighthouse Free Medical Clinic, founded and managed by students from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo.
'The Biggest Loser' is revealed in live season finale on NBC
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 03:10 pm
Sixteen contestants from the temptation-themed season 17 of NBC's "The Biggest Loser" will return for a special reunion and a chance to weigh in one last time before the winner is revealed on the show's season finale Monday, Feb. 22.
NBC celebrates Hockey Day In America Sunday with tripleheader; Jack Eichel and Sabres vs. Sidney Crosby and Penguins
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 03:05 pm
NBC Sports' Hockey Day In America tripleheader starts at 12:30 p.m. on NBC, as rookie sensation Jack Eichel and the Buffalo Sabres host Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins.
'Grimm Gala' raises $386,000 for OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 12:05 pm
The "Grimmster Endowment" at OSHU Doernbecher Children's Hospital has grown by $386,000, due to the success of the "Grimm Gala," which took place Saturday, Feb. 13.
All-new celebrity cast of ABC's 'Dancing with the Stars' will be revealed live, Tuesday, March 8, exclusively on 'Good Morning America'
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 11:55 am
This season's new cast of "Dancing with the Stars" will be revealed live, Tuesday, March 8, exclusively on "Good Morning America" (7-9 a.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network.
SPCA Serving Erie County board of directors appoints Gary Willoughby new executive director
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 11:30 am
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Serving Erie County announced Gary Willoughby II would step into the role of executive director.
Collins announces U.S. Naval Academy's summer programs
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 10:50 am
Congressman Chris Collins today released the following statement announcing the U.S. Naval Academy's summer programs and encouraging all eligible high school students in New York's 27th Congressional District to apply:
UB chemist discusses breakthroughs that could help treat Parkinson's
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 10:45 am
If you think your workspace is cramped, consider Frank Bright's for a moment.
DEC proposed 2017 freshwater fishing regulation changes now available for public review
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 10:45 am
Based on the state's ongoing monitoring of New York's freshwater fish populations and discussions with anglers, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has identified potential changes to the fishing regulations and is seeking additional angler feedback.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Fiebelkorn to chair 50th annual Citizen of the Year Awards Dinner
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 10:30 am
This year, the president of the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce, Eric Fiebelkorn, will chair the 50th annual Citizen of the Year Awards, Thursday, April 28, to be held at Byblos Niagara Resort & Spa, with the support of the entire Board of Directors participating in order to make it the best year ever.