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Geoffrey Zakarian, Lewiston's favorite celebrity chef, dishes on success, new show
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 08:10 am
When interviewing celebrities, many times one has to say, "I'm from Niagara Falls," or "I'm from Buffalo," because, despite Lewiston's rising status nationwide, some people still aren't familiar with the village. Geoffrey Zakarian is not one of those people.
Island couple rides off into sunset with Cheap Farewell
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 07:05 am
Friends, family and fans of Doug and Polly Smith said goodbye to the longtime Islanders Saturday at with an event dubbed the Cheap Farewell.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Citizen of the Year Award winners announced
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 07:05 am
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce has announced six individuals, organizations and businesses are the recipients of the Citizen of the Year Awards.
Town of Lewiston Board addresses River Walk drainage
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 07:00 am
The Lewiston Town Board heard a plan and gave its approval Monday to address drainage concerns in the northwestern part of the town near the wastewater treatment plant and the River Walk subdivision.
Chamber Gala: Timothy Henderson is Village of Lewiston Citizen of the Year
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 07:00 am
Timothy Henderson has been chosen by Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano and the Board of Trustees as the 2016 Village of Lewiston Citizen of the Year.
Celebrity fun at Lewiston Event Center to benefit HART
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 07:00 am
Celebrity bartenders, live music, virtual golf and bowling will highlight a fundraiser for HART Interfaith Inc. Saturday, April 9, at the Lewiston Event Center.
On the hunt: Youngstown Lions announce annual Easter Egg Hunt
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 07:00 am
Youngstown Lions Club President Ernest Lavigueur announced the Youngstown Lions will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 26, at Fort Niagara State Park. The hunt will begin near the Nature Center by the swimming pool.
DECA students honored at Board of Education meeting
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 07:00 am
Nine Grand Island High School students were honored at Monday's Grand Island Board of Education meeting for earning one of the highest awards for DECA seniors.
2016 Easter Egg Hunt set for March 25
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 07:00 am
The Grand Island Recreation Department will hold the 2016 Easter Egg Hunt rain or shine from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, March 25, in the Town Commons, next to Town Hall, 2255 Baseline Road.
Grand Island: Drug overdoses on the rise
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 07:00 am
A heroin overdose Wednesday evening brought to four the number of such incidents so far this month the Grand Island Fire Co. has already responded to.
Grand Island Board of Education: Phase 3 of school district's capital project moving forward
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 07:00 am
With two phases of the $58 million capital project nearing completion, the Grand Island Central School District is embarking on another round of improvements to the district.
Mark Daul: Meet the 'Three Musketeers'
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 07:00 am
Last Sunday, my wife and I were passing by the Wilson State Park launch ramp, and we saw a small boat coming into the ramp. We stopped and watched. When it got closer, we could see it was all equipped with some extravagant fishing equipment, and three young men, whom we called the "Three Musketeers."
Buffalo Zoo gift shop partners with Women & Children's Hospital
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 07:35 pm
The Buffalo Zoo's gift shop, Zootique, has partnered with Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo to bring cheer to its patients.
Second 2016 animal rabies case identified in Niagara County
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 07:30 pm
Niagara County Department of Health Division of Environmental Health Environmental Health Director Paul Dicky has announced a raccoon submitted for rabies testing from Lockport Street in the Village of Youngstown was confirmed positive for rabies.
Gorges Classic returns to Niagara Falls in May
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 07:10 pm
The Gorges Classic Soccer Tournament, a men's open, with brackets for ages 30, 40 and over 50, is returning to the Niagara Falls area, Friday through Sunday, May 6-8, with games at Fort Niagara and at Lewiston-Porter High School in Youngstown.
Artpark denied Greenway funding ... for now
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 07:05 pm
The Host Communities Standing Committee could not reach consensus Wednesday on the Town of Lewiston's request for $165,000 to help fund Artpark & Company's interactive children and family festivals and programming. The New York Power Authority cast the lone "No" vote, thus making the required unanimous approval impossible.
Above and Beyond: Weekend training continues for Island firefighters, medics
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 07:00 pm
Grand Island Fire Chief Matt Osinski reports that 28 Grand Island Fire Co. members, including rookies and cadets, recently completed a four-hour Saturday morning CPR training session at fire headquarters.
Holy Week at Bible Presbyterian Church
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 06:55 pm
Bible Presbyterian Church, 1650 Love Road, will host Dr. Joseph Pipa, president of Greenville Seminary, for Holy Week events.
'Music Mania Mondays' concert schedule released
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 06:45 pm
The Town of Niagara Recreation Department released the lineup for its summer concert series, "Music Mania Mondays."
Niagara Falls Air Reserve receives popcorn donations from Boy Scouts
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 06:40 pm
Members of the Boy Scouts of America from the Greater Niagara Frontier Council pose with members of the 914th Niagara Falls Airlift Wing at the Airman and Family Readiness Center.
Town of Niagara Board provides updates on landfill, park upgrades
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 06:40 pm
A resident at Tuesday's Town of Niagara board meeting expressed concerns about a strong smell coming from the Republic Services - Allied Waste Industries of Niagara Falls landfill.
HANCI seeking senior volunteers
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 06:35 pm
•The Volunteer Center at the Health Association of Niagara County's RSVP program is seeking volunteers in Niagara County who are willing to assist with meal delivery. For more information, contact Priscilla Dolling at 716-285-8224, ext. 216.
HEAP outreach extended in Erie County until April 8
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 01:45 pm
The Erie County Department of Social Services' Home Energy Assistance Program, or HEAP, will continue to accept applications for regular benefits for the 2015-16 heating season after the New York State Office of Temporary Disability Assistance authorized an extension of regular HEAP benefits for New York residents who qualify.
Time for some 'Jazz & Pasta': Tickets available now for annual Lewiston Jazz Festival fundraiser
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 11:15 am
This summer marks a special anniversary for the Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival. The 15th annual installment of the popular village event will take place Aug. 26-27.
Buffalo Sabres recall Ruhwedel, Lieuwen
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 11:15 am
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled defenseman Chad Ruhwedel and goaltender Nathan Lieuwen from the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Niagara University offering lifeguard certification course
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 11:05 am
Niagara University's Kiernan Recreation Center is offering an American Red Cross lifeguarding certification class April 23-24.
Higgins asks feds to keep highly enriched uranium shipments out of Western New York
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 11:05 am
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, is asking the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to take its shipments of highly enriched uranium elsewhere.
Hillsong Worship releases Easter single 'Grace To Grace'
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 11:00 am
Debuting in time for the celebration of Easter, Hillsong Worship is unveiling "Grace To Grace," their newest single composed by Joel Houston and Chris Davenport. In support of the song, "Grace To Grace" is being released digitally to all accounts.
Jake Gyllenhaal, Amy Adams headline guest lineup on 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 11:00 am
Amy Adams will talk about the film "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice."
Outlets give back to Niagara County Auxiliary Police Force
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 10:50 am
The Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA recognized the Niagara County Auxiliary Police Force by presenting it with a grant of $2,500.
Zealand Worship unveils new songs
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 10:45 am
The story of Zealand Worship continues to unfold as the band is sharing acoustic videos supporting a mix of brand-new songs and celebrated tunes from its newest release, "Zealand Worship The EP" (Word Worship).
Erie County emergency services, partners host emergency manager training sessions
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 10:45 am
The Erie County Department of Emergency Services, in conjunction with the state departments of homeland security and emergency services, recently conducted two sessions of tier III emergency managers' certification trainings at the Erie County Fire Training Academy in Cheektowaga.
'American Idol' top five finalists revealed
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 10:45 am
Thursday on "American Idol," the top five finalists were announced: MacKenzie Bourg, Trent Harmon, Dalton Rapattoni, La'Porsha Renae and Sonika Vaid.
'The Voice': Katie Basden is on the show ... off the show ... and on the show again (in the same episode!)
Thu, Mar 17th 2016 06:00 pm
Katie Basden had an experience on "The Voice" unlike any other competitor.
Town of Niagara: Donations dispersed to local organizations at 'Give Fashionably' ceremony
Thu, Mar 17th 2016 04:40 pm
More than 40 local charitable organizations were presented with donations at the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA Wednesday during the "Give Fashionably" ceremony sponsored by the Town of Niagara and the mall.
Memorial Medical Center dedicates expanded Wound Center of Niagara
Thu, Mar 17th 2016 03:35 pm
The Wound Center of Niagara - the area's only multispecialty comprehensive care center for chronic and non-healing wounds - didn't skip a beat Thursday as Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center officials celebrated the completion of a $588,000 expansion that doubled the facility's size.
St. Peter's students, parents team up to support Catholic Charities
Thu, Mar 17th 2016 03:35 pm
St. Peter's recently hosted an annual favorite event for the school community: the children's basket auction. The event was held Wednesday, March 9, in the school cafeteria.
Matt Maher announces spring dates for his 'Saints And Sinners Tour' with special guest John Tibbs
Thu, Mar 17th 2016 03:35 pm
Eight-time Grammy-nominee Matt Maher has announced spring dates for his "Saints And Sinners Tour" with special guest John Tibbs.
Buffalo Sabres Alumni breast cancer awareness pink ribbon jerseys up for auction
Thu, Mar 17th 2016 03:30 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team would hold an online auction of the breast cancer awareness jerseys that were worn and autographed by Sabres alumni during the annual Sabres Alumni Fall Wine Festival, which took place at First Niagara Center on March 10.
New spring camp for kids at Aquarium of Niagara
Thu, Mar 17th 2016 03:30 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara is debuting a brand-new spring camp for kids 8-12 March 21-24.