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DiPaola to join medical staff at Falls Memorial, UBMD Ortho & Sports Medicine
Thu, Feb 4th 2016 04:40 pm
Matthew J. DiPaola, M.D., will join the medical staff at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center as an orthopedic surgeon affiliated with UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine effective July 1.
Collins, Higgins announce expanded mission for Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station
Thu, Feb 4th 2016 04:20 pm
U.S. Reps. Chris Collins, R-NY-27, and Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, today released the following comments after receiving news eight KC-135 refueling tankers will be arriving at Niagara Air Falls Reserve Station to replace the base's aging fleet of cargo planes. The news will be made official in President Barack Obama's budget, which will be released on Tuesday.
Lewiston Film Festival debuting in April
Thu, Feb 4th 2016 04:05 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts has partnered with organizers of the Buffalo Niagara Film Festival to create a satellite event in Lewiston. Committee members recently met to discuss plans for the Lewiston Film Festival, which will debut April 1-2.
Miley Cyrus set as key adviser on 'The Voice'
Thu, Feb 4th 2016 08:40 am
Miley Cyrus has been named a key adviser for the upcoming 10th season of NBC's two-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice."
Higgins, Collins, Slaughter, Reed press transportation committee leadership to hold firm on flight safety
Thu, Feb 4th 2016 08:40 am
Congress members Brian Higgins (NY-26), Chris Collins (NY-27), Louise Slaughter (NY-25) and Tom Reed (NY-23) are continuing their united fight against attempts to diminish flight safety progress as Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization legislation is introduced and now under consideration in Congress.
Turning off Niagara Falls could yield insight on how waterfalls carve canyons, UB expert says
Thu, Feb 4th 2016 08:40 am
It's not every day that you get to turn off a major waterfall.
'Give Kids a Smile Day' bringing healthy grins to Buffalo youth for 15th year
Wed, Feb 3rd 2016 01:55 pm
Tooth fairies and life-sized teddy bears can mean only one thing: the return of the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine's "Give Kids a Smile Day."
Hillsong UNITED brings 'EMPIRES' tour to U.S.
Wed, Feb 3rd 2016 01:55 pm
After recent stops in India, Singapore and Indonesia, Billboard Music Award winners Hillsong UNITED will bring their highly acclaimed "EMPIRES" tour to the U.S. with special guests Rend Collective.
Fourth annual Niagara County Poverty Conference explores social change
Wed, Feb 3rd 2016 01:30 pm
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.
Erie County: More than 500 animals vaccinated at January rabies clinic
Wed, Feb 3rd 2016 01:30 pm
The Erie County Department of Health announced 556 animals were vaccinated against rabies at the first clinic of 2016, held Wednesday, Jan. 27, at the North Buffalo Community Center.
County leaders recognize water quality leadership of Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz
Wed, Feb 3rd 2016 01:30 pm
Local leaders have recognized Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz for his efforts to improve water quality.
Buffalo Sabres, Roswell Park unite to inspire cancer cures
Wed, Feb 3rd 2016 01:20 pm
United behind the shared vision of reducing cancer's impact in Western New York, the Buffalo Sabres and Roswell Park Cancer Institute have launched a collaboration that will see the NHL franchise and the National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center teaming up to arm fans and supporters with important guidance on cancer risk, prevention and research.
43North $1m winner ACV Auctions expands in Syracuse, Albany
Wed, Feb 3rd 2016 10:35 am
ACV Auctions, a live wholesale marketplace for dealer-only auto auctions, today announced its expansion in the Albany and Syracuse markets with the addition of three new team members. The announcement reflects the company's latest growth in upstate New York.
Higgins, Poloncarz applaud $1.1 billion federal commitment to fighting nation's opioid epidemic
Wed, Feb 3rd 2016 10:35 am
Congressman Brian Higgins and Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz welcomed the announcement President Barack Obama is proposing $1.1 billion in new funding to combat the opioid and heroin epidemic in the U.S.
Microsoft, Eric Wood Foundation donate Xbox Ones to Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Tue, Feb 2nd 2016 07:10 pm
While Eric Wood was traveling back from his first Pro Bowl in Hawaii, The Eric Wood Foundation was hard at work in Buffalo.
Adell's School of Dance raises over $4,000 for Niagara Hospice
Tue, Feb 2nd 2016 07:10 pm
Dancers from Adell's School of Dance performance/competition team recently held a fundraiser that raised money for their team while supporting their community.
The Fairgrounds to award $20,000 in scholarships
Tue, Feb 2nd 2016 07:10 pm
The Erie County Fairgrounds continues to seek ways to foster education in local students. From the award-winning "Farm 2 Table" program to the Erie County Fair, the events held on The Fairgrounds strive to connect students with agriculture, business and volunteerism.
Buffalo leads the league, as 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Game is NBCSN's most-watched on record
Tue, Feb 2nd 2016 01:35 pm
Fueled by a new 3-on-3 tournament format and a two-goal performance by Pacific Division captain and All-Star Game MVP John Scott, the 2016 NHL All-Star Game on NBCSN was the most-watched and highest-rated all-star game in the network's history.
Sabres to host Unyts blood drive at First Niagara Center
Tue, Feb 2nd 2016 01:35 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team will host a Unyts blood drive from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, at First Niagara Center.
WNY concert dates set for David Cassidy, Los Lobos
Tue, Feb 2nd 2016 01:25 pm
The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center announces "An Evening With David Cassidy" at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 16. The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, will present "Fiesta Mexico-Americana: Los Lobos with Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de Carlos Moreno" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 3.
Niagara County Department of Health, Office for the Aging offer free diabetes self-management workshops in Niagara Falls
Tue, Feb 2nd 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara County Department of Health nursing division, in partnership with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering free diabetes self-management workshops throughout Niagara County.
Western New York Power Proceeds Allocation Board recommends funding for General Mills, Buffalo Center for Arts and Technology
Mon, Feb 1st 2016 03:55 pm
The Western New York Power Proceeds Allocation Board today voted to recommend nearly $900,000 in funding to General Mills Operations LLC and the Buffalo Center for Arts and Technology.
'So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation' returns for 13th season on FOX
Mon, Feb 1st 2016 03:35 pm
FOX has renewed the Emmy Award-winning "So You Think You Can Dance" for a 13th season that will feature a younger generation of dancers.
Higgins hails $1 billion federal investment in cancer research
Mon, Feb 1st 2016 03:35 pm
Today, the White House announced plans for a $1 billion investment toward the National Cancer Moonshot initiative aimed at the elimination of cancer, as we know it.
YMCA announces second year of 'Togetherhood' team projects
Mon, Feb 1st 2016 03:25 pm
YMCA Buffalo Niagara has announced its volunteer projects for the 2016 "Togetherhood" season.
The Academy announces second slate of presenters for 88th Oscars
Mon, Feb 1st 2016 03:20 pm
Academy Awards producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin announced today the second slate of presenters for the 88th Oscars telecast. The Oscars, hosted by Chris Rock, will air live "Oscar Sunday," Feb. 28, on ABC.
Skillet's hit single 'Monster' receives RIAA 2x platinum certification, recognized as biggest digital single in Christian music history
Mon, Feb 1st 2016 03:20 pm
Upon RIAA two-times-platinum certification and accumulating over 2.6 million in sales and streams, multiplatinum rock band Skillet's hit single "Monster" continues to live up to its name, now recognized as the biggest digital single in Christian music history.
Urban Rescue debuts 'Wild Heart' EP, first official release with Rend Family Records
Mon, Feb 1st 2016 03:10 pm
Urban Rescue, an LA-based revival band, has released "Wild Heart" EP, their first official release with Rend Family Records - a partnership between Irish worship band Rend Collective and Capitol Christian Music Group.
Erie County opiate epidemic task force meets
Mon, Feb 1st 2016 03:10 pm
The Erie County opiate epidemic task force, created by Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz through an executive order last month, met today for the first time to organize participants into committees focused on addressing the county's epidemic of opioid abuse.
Former Town of Wheatfield Supervisor Terry W. Kuehn dies
Mon, Feb 1st 2016 02:20 pm
Terry W. Kuehn, age 72, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at his residence following an extended illness.
The truth is out there: FOX premiere of 'The X-File's breaks worldwide ratings records with more than 50 million viewers in first three days
Mon, Feb 1st 2016 02:05 pm
The latest mind-bending chapter of "The X-Files" captured the attention of tens of millions of viewers around the world with its record-setting, two-night return to FOX last week.
'Shepherd's Closet' bus to visit St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral's 'Garden of Warmth'
Mon, Feb 1st 2016 01:20 pm
From noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, the "Shepherd's Closet" bus will visit St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral's "Garden of Warmth." The bus will be parked near Buffalo's "Homeless Jesus" sculpture. Those in need of clothing and winter gear are encouraged to visit.
John Scott, Jack Eichel among NHL 'Three Stars' of the week
Mon, Feb 1st 2016 12:35 pm
Montreal Canadiens left wing John Scott, Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Cam Atkinson and Buffalo Sabres center Jack Eichel were named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Jan. 31.
NFP's annual fish fry contest is now open
Mon, Feb 1st 2016 12:25 pm
Vote for your favorite fish fry as part of Niagara Frontier Publications' annual "Best Fish Fry" contest. The place with the most votes will receive a full write-up in the Tribune, Dispatch and Sentinel, plus additional photos and a video online at www.wnypapers.com.
Health care providers' familiarity with military culture critical to improving care for veterans
Mon, Feb 1st 2016 12:05 pm
Health care systems and providers need to understand the unique realities of military culture in order to work effectively with veterans and military families, according to the findings of a study by a University at Buffalo research team.
Brian Wilson concert sold out in record-breaking time
Mon, Feb 1st 2016 11:45 am
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, announces regular tickets for the Brian Wilson "Pet Sounds 50th Anniversary" concert scheduled for Sept. 28 sold out after just one weekend of availability.
Arts Services Initiative of WNY: 'The Big Easy in Buffalo' 9th annual 'Mardi Gras Jam'
Mon, Feb 1st 2016 11:40 am
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York announced details for the "The Big Easy in Buffalo" ninth annual Mardi Gras Jam, taking place Friday, Feb. 5, at Buffalo Iron Works.
BPO announces 2016-17 M&T Bank Classics season
Mon, Feb 1st 2016 11:30 am
When Western New Yorkers are asked who they'd most like to see perform with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, they mention violinist Joshua Bell.
Fellowship Creative's new album 'Eclipsed' out now
Mon, Feb 1st 2016 11:15 am
Fellowship Creative is a movement of artists emerging from and revolving around Fellowship Church (Grapevine, Texas). They make music because they believe it reaches people in a way nothing else can.
Workforce investment board boosts trainee supports
Mon, Feb 1st 2016 11:15 am
The Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Investment Board has announced a policy change to increase available training funds and supportive services for eligible individuals in Erie County seeking WIB assistance in upgrading job skills and finding employment.