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GNBC Chiavetta's fundraiser
Thu, Dec 3rd 2015 03:40 pm
The Greater Niagara Ballet Company will hold a Chiavetta's chicken barbecue fundraiser from noon until 3 p.m. Saturday at the Lewiston Stone House, 755 Center St. The will coincide with the Christmas Walk.
Affidavit ballots confirm Janese as Lewiston highway superintendent
Thu, Dec 3rd 2015 03:30 pm
The final ballots in a tight race between incumbent Lewiston Highway Superintendent Douglas Janese and challenger David Trane were opened Thursday morning in State Supreme Court. Nine newly accepted affidavits confirmed Janese would continue on for another term.
Buffalo Sabres rookie Jack Eichel joins Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop
Thu, Dec 3rd 2015 02:25 pm
Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop announced today Buffalo Sabres rookie center Jack Eichel has "joined the Tims team" and will serve as a celebrity spokesperson and ambassador for the brand over the next two years.
Dolly Parton's 'Coat of Many Colors' sweepstakes offers chance to win once-in-a-lifetime Smoky Mountain vacation getaway
Thu, Dec 3rd 2015 02:25 pm
Dolly Parton wants to provide one lucky winner, and three guests, a once-in-a-lifetime getaway to the Great Smoky Mountains, which includes a tour of her own Tennessee mountain home, by providing chances to win the "Coat of Many Colors" sweepstakes.
18th annual 'Christmas at Hilbert' set for Dec. 6
Thu, Dec 3rd 2015 07:00 am
A live nativity will bring the Christmas story to life during Hilbert College's 18th annual Christmas celebration from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6. The celebration will include a children's Christmas party, complete with a visit from Santa, following the nativity.
Buffalo Zoo will host first holiday tree lighting
Thu, Dec 3rd 2015 07:00 am
The Buffalo Zoo will offer reduced admission rates for its first ever holiday tree lighting event, which will take place Saturday, Dec. 5. Guests who enter the Buffalo Zoo after 3 p.m. that day will receive a reduced admission rate of $5 per person.
Local fire departments encouraged to apply for FEMA grant funding
Thu, Dec 3rd 2015 07:00 am
Congressman Chris Collins is encouraging local fire departments and emergency medical service providers to apply for federal Assistance to Firefighter Grants through the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Home or away for the holidays, pet parents are including the whole family
Thu, Dec 3rd 2015 07:00 am
With the holiday season upon us, it's time to start shopping, planning and getting excited for all that much-needed family time and love. Some of the most deserving of this family time are none other than the family pets, of course!
Clyde's Feed & Animal Center hosts 'Rein in the Holidays' and Purina Check-R-Board Days
Thu, Dec 3rd 2015 06:55 am
Clyde's Feed & Animal Center, located at 351 Union St., Hamburg, has announced its 2015 Purina Check-R-Board Days lineup.
'Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2015' Dec. 17
Wed, Dec 2nd 2015 06:50 pm
For the 23rd year, Barbara Walters will host her annual "Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2015," a 90-minute ABC News special highlighting some of the year's most prominent names in entertainment, politics, sports and pop culture.
Niagara County Department of Health receives national award to promote HPV vaccine
Wed, Dec 2nd 2015 06:50 pm
The National Association of County and City Health Officials notified Niagara County Department of Health Director Daniel J. Stapleton it awarded his department $35,000 to increase human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store partners with Michael W. Smith to sponsor nationwide Christmas tour
Wed, Dec 2nd 2015 04:00 pm
Michael W. Smith will once again partner with Cracker Barrel Old Country Store for his nationwide Christmas tour and the exclusive "Michael W. Smith Hymns II - Shine On Us" album, which releases Jan. 29, 2016.
Country music legend Dolly Parton, country star Cassadee Pope to perform on 'The Voice'
Wed, Dec 2nd 2015 04:00 pm
Country music legend Dolly Parton will perform one of her most personal and beloved songs, "Coat of Many Colors," on the Tuesday, Dec. 8 (8-9 p.m.), live telecast of NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice."
Arts Services Initiative announces 2015 'Give for Greatness' grant awards
Wed, Dec 2nd 2015 03:40 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York (ASI) announced the recipients of the 2015 "Give for Greatness" grants. Thirty grants providing general operating support in the amount of $1,000 each were awarded to cultural organizations across ASI's entire five-county service area thanks to several fundraising initiatives throughout the year.
Blake Shelton and Ellie Goulding to perform on 'The Voice'
Wed, Dec 2nd 2015 03:25 pm
Coach Blake Shelton and international recording artist Ellie Goulding are set to perform on Monday's live telecast on NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice."
Goo Goo Dolls' 'A Boy Named Goo' 20th anniversary edition out now, features seven previously unreleased live tracks
Wed, Dec 2nd 2015 03:25 pm
Goo Goo Dolls are celebrating the 20th anniversary of "A Boy Named Goo" with the release of the special anniversary edition, featuring seven previously unreleased tracks.
Steven Tyler to perform at Fallsview Casino in March
Wed, Dec 2nd 2015 03:05 pm
Cited by Rolling Stone as "one of the greatest singers of all time," music legend Steven Tyler will perform alongside Nashville-based band Loving Mary for two nights in March.
Meet Santa at Niagara's Honeymoon Sweets
Wed, Dec 2nd 2015 03:05 pm
Matthew O'Donoghue, age 7, of Lewiston, takes a photo with Santa Claus at Niagara's Honeymoon Sweets, 5540 Porter Road, Niagara Falls (across from the old Sam's Club.) Mary Ann Hess owns Niagara's Honeymoon Sweets, which specializes in gourmet chocolates.
Volunteers sought to prepare taxes at free tax prep sites
Wed, Dec 2nd 2015 03:05 pm
Consumer Credit Counseling Service and the Niagara County Financial Literacy Coalition announced they are seeking 15-20 volunteers to register by Dec. 8 to help prepare taxes at free tax prep sites. Volunteers will undergo training this month and ultimately provide tax preparation services in Niagara County in February and March.
Aquarium of Niagara's 'Conservation Conversation' series continues Dec. 5
Wed, Dec 2nd 2015 03:05 pm
Last month, the Aquarium of Niagara instituted a new three-part conservation lecture series titled "Conservation Conversation." The second talk, to be given by Dr. Sherri Mason, is set for 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5.
Yahoo Community Benefit Fund grant will enable monthly family programs at Niagara History Center
Wed, Dec 2nd 2015 03:00 pm
The Yahoo Community Benefit Fund, in conjunction with the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, has awarded the Niagara County Historical Society a $4,771 grant to offer evening family programs once a month throughout 2016.
Author of 'What the Best College Teachers Do' to keynote teaching and learning conference at NU
Wed, Dec 2nd 2015 03:00 pm
Niagara University's 15th annual conference on teaching and learning will take place Jan. 11-12, 2016.
AARP holiday party at The Como
Wed, Dec 2nd 2015 03:00 pm
AARP, Niagara Falls Area, Chapter No. 283, will hold its annual holiday party at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, at The Como Restaurant on Pine Avenue.
Canalside to host fifth annual holiday celebration and tree lighting
Wed, Dec 2nd 2015 03:00 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. invites the public to its fifth annual holiday celebration and tree lighting at Canalside from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4. This year's free celebration takes place at The Ice at Canalside.
'Roar in 4': Buffalo State announces four-year graduation guarantee
Wed, Dec 2nd 2015 03:00 pm
Buffalo State President Katherine Conway-Turner announced plans Tuesday for a new completion initiative, "Roar in 4," which guarantees to incoming full-time freshmen they will be able to take the courses they need to complete a bachelor's degree within four years.
All-new 'The Biggest Loser' returns Jan. 4 with new host, theme, logo, gym, format and eight compelling contestant teams of two
Tue, Dec 1st 2015 02:00 pm
NBC's "The Biggest Loser," a show known for its incredible weight loss makeovers, will reveal an exciting makeover of its own when the popular series returns Monday, Jan. 4 (9-11 p.m. ET) with new host, Bob Harper; a new "Temptation" theme; an updated state-of-the-art gym; a new logo; fun format changes; and a return to the popular team vs. team competition.
#GivingTuesday proclamation in Niagara Falls
Tue, Dec 1st 2015 01:30 pm
City of Niagara Falls Administrator Donna Owens, speaking on behalf of Mayor Paul Dyster and the City Council, issued a proclamation this afternoon in support of #GivingTuesday.
BBB offers Cyber Monday savvy to last throughout the holiday season
Mon, Nov 30th 2015 10:25 am
Cyber Monday will contribute significantly to the expected $105 billion in online sales this holiday season according to the National Retail Federation. Will you be Cyber Monday shopping or joining millions of others buying online this year?
Golisano Center hosts hardhat tour
Mon, Nov 30th 2015 10:10 am
Officials from Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and several of its community partners recently received a guided hardhat tour of the new Golisano Center for Community Health at Niagara Falls Memorial.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue gift-wrap fundraiser at Barnes & Noble
Mon, Nov 30th 2015 10:10 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue volunteers will participate in the gift-wrapping program from 2-6 p.m. this Sunday, Dec. 6, at the Amherst Barnes & Noble Book Store 1565 Niagara Falls Blvd.
'Share the Harvest' on Niagara Wine Trail nets $12,000 for local organizations
Mon, Nov 30th 2015 10:00 am
The Niagara Wine Trail wineries partnered with local food banks and charitable organizations to ensure a bountiful holiday season for area residents in need.
'Tips for Teens' fundraiser to benefit children at Wyndham Lawn campus
Mon, Nov 30th 2015 07:00 am
A "Tips for Teens" fundraiser to benefit New Directions Youth & Family Services will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, at The Penalty Box Bar & Restaurant, 34 Chestnut St., Lockport.
All Saints Day celebration at St. Peter's features 'Students as Saints'
Mon, Nov 30th 2015 07:00 am
All Saints Day is the day on which Catholics celebrate all the saints. In recognition, eighth-graders from St. Peter R.C. School researched and dressed up as a favorite saint.
Sarah McLachlan entertains Seneca Niagara audience
Sat, Nov 28th 2015 11:50 pm
Iconic Canadian songstress Sarah McLachlan performed to a full room Saturday inside Seneca Niagara Casino's Event Center in downtown Niagara Falls.
Supporting small business
Sat, Nov 28th 2015 11:30 pm
Two of Lewiston's most well-known elected leaders lent a hand as part of Small Business Saturday.
Above and Beyond: Beloved Island doctor saved by GIFC
Sat, Nov 28th 2015 07:00 am
Dr. Edward A. Rayhill discovered the truth of the old saying "what goes around comes around" when paramedics from the Grand Island Fire Co. arrived at his door on Oct. 6.
Family Fun Night Dec. 4
Sat, Nov 28th 2015 07:00 am
Veronica E. Connor Middle School will hold Family Fun Night from 6-9 p.m. Dec. 4.
Niagara Global Tourism Institute using tourism initiatives to better community
Sat, Nov 28th 2015 07:00 am
In an effort to keep tourism dollars in the U.S., the Niagara Global Tourism Institute is working to develop the whole community in Niagara Falls to make it a more tourist-friendly area.
Preconstruction phase continues at Aquarium of Niagara
Sat, Nov 28th 2015 07:00 am
As the Aquarium of Niagara continues its "Join Our Journey" renovation campaign, guests have noticed some construction barriers inside the Whirlpool Street facility.
'Whole Lotta Love' at Hard Rock
Sat, Nov 28th 2015 07:00 am
Hard Rock Café, Niagara Falls USA, welcomes Led Zeppelin tribute act Out On the Tiles for an 8 p.m. concert Friday, Dec. 11.
 

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