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Obit: Rita Thurnherr
Fri, Jan 1st 2016 07:00 am
Rita A. Thurnherr, 67, from Port Charlotte, Florida, originally born in Buffalo, peacefully passed away at the Tidewell Hospice House Dec. 22, 2015, at 2:20 a.m. after an eight-year battle with lung cancer.
GOP Women's Club holds luncheon
Fri, Jan 1st 2016 07:00 am
The GI GOP Women's Club met for a Christmas Luncheon at the Riverstone Grill at the corner of East River and North Colony roads on Dec. 16.
Niagara County Manager Glatz set to resign March 31
Thu, Dec 31st 2015 08:50 pm
Niagara County Manager Jeffrey M. Glatz submitted his resignation today, effective the last day of March 2016, preparing for a departure from the post he has held for five years.
Clock tower bell at restored Old Erie County Hall to ring New Year's Eve for first time in approximately 30 years
Thu, Dec 31st 2015 08:50 pm
The celebration of renovations at the restored Old Erie County Hall at 92 Franklin St., in the City of Buffalo, will continue tonight when the clock tower bell of the public building rings for the first time in roughly three decades.
Grand Island Dog Park sign installed
Thu, Dec 31st 2015 01:00 pm
A sign went up Wednesday at the Nike Base announcing the future home of the Grand Island Dog Park.
Happy 100th birthday, Elsie!
Thu, Dec 31st 2015 01:00 pm
As Grand Islanders prepare to ring in 2016, one Islander will ring in her 100th birthday.
Former Lewiston Councilwoman Joan E. Gipp dies
Thu, Dec 31st 2015 10:45 am
Joan E. Gipp, 86, a lifelong resident of Lewiston, died Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015, at Our Lady of Peace, Lewiston, after a long illness.
West Side Rowing Club hosts high school open house
Thu, Dec 31st 2015 10:45 am
Stop by the West Side Rowing Club for its winter open house to learn more about its winter rowing programs for junior athletes (grades 7-12) at all experience levels.
Grand Island Lions collecting glasses
Thu, Dec 31st 2015 07:00 am
The Grand Island Lions collect used eyeglasses to help individuals in need of sight correction all over the world.
Erie County: Free rabies clinic planned for Jan. 27
Thu, Dec 31st 2015 07:00 am
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz and Commissioner of Health Dr. Gale Burstein have announced the date of the first of six free rabies vaccination clinics provided by the Erie County Department of Health in 2016.
Garden of Warmth accepting donations
Thu, Dec 31st 2015 07:00 am
On Friday, Dec. 18, The Rt. Rev. R. William Franklin, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of WNY visited St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral's newly added "Garden of Warmth."
2016 historic LaSalle photo calendar available
Thu, Dec 31st 2015 07:00 am
The 2016 Historic LaSalle Photo Calendar is available for purchase. Terry Lasher Winslow has put together the calendar, which features historical photographs of the Village of LaSalle.
Tribune Year in Review: Community leaders reflect on the year, look ahead to 2016
Thu, Dec 31st 2015 07:00 am
The leaders of the Town of Niagara, Town of Wheatfield and City of North Tonawanda reflected on the highlights of 2015 and looked forward to 2016 in recent interviews.
Buffalo Broadcasters Hall of Fame Class of 2015 presentation on WBBZ
Wed, Dec 30th 2015 04:30 pm
Chris Musial, vice president and general manager of WBBZ-TV, announced the 2015 Buffalo Broadcasting Hall of Fame presentation will air at 8:30 p.m. Friday on WBBZ.
Golisano Center displays new exterior signage
Wed, Dec 30th 2015 04:25 pm
Permanent signage was installed this week on the outside of the new Golisano Center for Community Health at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Dunkin' Donuts, American Red Cross team up again for 'Dunkin' Donors Make a Difference' blood drive
Wed, Dec 30th 2015 03:00 pm
Dunkin' Donuts announced it they would again partner with the American Red Cross for the "Dunkin' Donors Make a Difference" blood drive.
16 more shifts added for impaired driving enforcement
Wed, Dec 30th 2015 02:45 pm
Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard has announced the Erie County Sheriff's Office will add 16 additional shifts throughout the coming week dedicated to impaired driving enforcement.
NOCO Express raises $13,000 for Salvation Army
Wed, Dec 30th 2015 02:40 pm
In this season of giving, NOCO Express customers and employees donated $13,000 to support The Salvation Army of Buffalo.
NT: Pappas, city officials to receive oath of office Jan. 1
Wed, Dec 30th 2015 12:50 pm
The public is invited to attend the ceremony. Light refreshments will be served immediately following the event.
Twin Cities host ball drop
Wed, Dec 30th 2015 10:10 am
The seventh annual New Year's Eve ball drop in the Tonawandas will take place at the base of the Renaissance Bridge.
Skin Cancer Foundation: Make skin health a priority in 2016
Tue, Dec 29th 2015 05:20 pm
The beginning of a new year means starting fresh - particularly when it comes to health habits. In 2016, The Skin Cancer Foundation urges everyone to make skin health a top priority.
BBB top 10 scams of 2015: Tax scam is No. 1
Tue, Dec 29th 2015 05:15 pm
When Better Business Bureau launched Scam Tracker earlier this year, tax scams were projected to be high on the list. What was surprising was how high: More than the next three categories put together.
Early bird camp registration at YMCA kicks off Jan. 1
Tue, Dec 29th 2015 01:35 pm
Whether it's splashing in the pool, exploring nature, learning a new skill or going on field trips, summer day camp at the Y provides a variety of adventures for children ages 3-15.
Working families and individuals received $1 billion from NYS Earned Income Tax Credit in 2015
Tue, Dec 29th 2015 01:35 pm
Tax Department's free tax assistance sites help eligible taxpayers receive all available credits; taxpayers can prepare and file their income taxes for free directly through www.tax.ny.gov
Celebrate Benjamin Franklin's birthday with Martin Luther King Day children's program
Tue, Dec 29th 2015 01:00 pm
Children can celebrate the 310th birthday of American patriot Benjamin Franklin with a special program Monday, Jan. 18, at The History Center (Niagara County Historical Society), 215 Niagara St., Lockport.
Designated Drivers of Buffalo, William Mattar provide no-excuse solution to eliminate drinking and driving on New Year's Eve
Tue, Dec 29th 2015 01:00 pm
Designated Drivers of Buffalo will provide free transportation home for partygoers and their vehicles in the event they have had too much to drink on New Year's Eve. This free service will be available to anyone calling from downtown Buffalo from midnight to 4 a.m. on New Year's Eve.
Buffalo Army National Guard Unit honored for unit video by New York's adjutant general
Tue, Dec 29th 2015 01:00 pm
A video produced by Buffalo's 152nd Engineer Company has been named winner of the New York National Guard's first unit video contest.
NBC Sports presents 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic featuring Montreal Canadiens vs. Boston Bruins New Year's Day on NBC
Mon, Dec 28th 2015 04:50 pm
NBC Sports presents an NHL "Original Six" matchup on New Year's Day in one of the most iconic events in all of sports, when P.K. Subban and the Montreal Canadiens battle Patrice Bergeron and the Boston Bruins in the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic from Gillette Stadium, home of the NFL's New England Patriots, at 1 p.m. ET Friday, Jan. 1, on NBC.
Another look: Complete Senior Care Pace/Allstate Mastantuono Agency win holiday window, tree display contests
Mon, Dec 28th 2015 04:30 pm
Niagara Falls' own Complete Senior Care PACE took first-place honors in both the window and Christmas tree decorating categories of the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce's annual decorating contests.
Discover NY 'Ski Day' slated for Jan. 28 to feature steep discounts, learn-to-ski incentives
Mon, Dec 28th 2015 04:30 pm
Ski Areas of New York, the organization that represents more than 40 ski areas throughout New York, announced ticket discounts at more than 25 ski areas for Discover NY "Ski Day," slated for Jan. 28, 2016.
SiriusXM presents 'KC and the Sunshine Band - Live in Concert' on New Year's Eve
Mon, Dec 28th 2015 04:30 pm
KC and The Sunshine Band's music has served as the ultimate soundtrack for parties around the world since they boogied onto the music scene more than 40 years ago with electric mega-hits "Shake, Shake, Shake (Shake Your Booty)," "That's The Way I Like It" and "Boogie Shoes" lighting up dance floors.
ECC, TSA partnership success now extends to Boston and New York City
Mon, Dec 28th 2015 04:30 pm
Travelers traversing between Northeastern airports this holiday season won't have to pass security before finding employees with Erie Community College-aided training.
MADD to ring New York Stock Exchange Opening Bell Dec. 30 to mark 35th anniversary
Mon, Dec 28th 2015 04:30 pm
To culminate the organization's 35th anniversary year, Mothers Against Drunk Driving will visit the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, Dec. 30, to ring the NYSE Opening Bell. MADD National President Colleen Sheehey-Church and MADD New York volunteers and staff will attend the special occasion - a first for MADD.
Joshua Maloni's top 10 celebrity interviews of 2015
Mon, Dec 28th 2015 03:35 pm
My 10 favorite celebrity interviews of 2015. Starring: Alan Ruck, Ed Roland, Jeff Martin, Amanda Schull, Peter Cetera, Lindsey Stirling, "Morning Sun" cast, Garth Brooks, TobyMac and Chris Cornell.
NU Family Business Center celebrates 13 years
Mon, Dec 28th 2015 01:40 pm
The Niagara University Family Business Center will host a 13th anniversary gathering, "Celebrating Excellence in Business," Wednesday, Jan. 20, at Pettibone's Grill, One James D. Griffin Plaza, Buffalo.
Lewiston-Niagara on the Lake Rotary Club sponsors 'Bluegrass Mondays'
Mon, Dec 28th 2015 01:35 pm
Lewiston-Niagara on the Lake Rotary Club has signed on as sponsor of "Bluegrass Mondays," which is presented by the Lewiston Council on the Arts.
Billoni: Remembering legendary sportswriter Phil Ranallo
Mon, Dec 28th 2015 01:15 pm
I was a 22-year-old rookie sportswriter at the Buffalo Courier-Express in August of 1977 when at precisely 7 p.m. my idol, legendary columnist Phil Ranallo, walked into the sports department.
Minnesota at Green Bay to be NBC's 'Sunday Night Football' game this weekend
Mon, Dec 28th 2015 11:15 am
The Week 17 Minnesota at Green Bay game will be played at 8:30 p.m. ET this Sunday, Jan. 3, on NBC's "Sunday Night Football," the NFL announced last night.
Harlem Globetrotters return to Buffalo Feb. 5
Mon, Dec 28th 2015 11:00 am
Celebrating 90 years of providing smiles, sportsmanship and service to millions of people worldwide, the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters will bring their unrivaled family show to First Niagara Center in Buffalo at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 5, as part of their 90th Anniversary World Tour.
NCCC: Driver's education class open to community
Mon, Dec 28th 2015 10:45 am
Niagara County Community College, in partnership with AAA of Western New York, is offering driver's education classes to young adults in the community who would like to learn to drive.