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TobyMac's 'THIS IS NOT A TEST' takes No. 4 spot on Billboard Top 200
Tue, Aug 18th 2015 09:00 pm
"THIS IS NOT A TEST," the latest from platinum-selling artist TobyMac, has debuted in the No. 4 spot on the Billboard Top 200, garnered No. 1 at the Christian Albums Chart and is No. 3 on the Digital Albums Chart.
FOX orders third season of 'Hotel Hell'
Tue, Aug 18th 2015 09:00 pm
FOX has ordered a third season of "Hotel Hell," the hit Gordon Ramsay series in which the award-winning chef and hospitality expert endures hotels at their worst, as he attempts to turn around these failing establishments and make the changes required to meet his impeccable standards.
'Food Network Star' named
Mon, Aug 17th 2015 11:35 am
After a fiercely competitive 11th season, "Food Network Star" concluded Sunday night with Eddie Jackson of Houston named the winner of the series grand prize: his own show on Food Network.
'Kiss The Dog Days of Summer Goodbye Yappy Hours' events to support Heart of Niagara
Mon, Aug 17th 2015 11:25 am
Tin Pan Alley and The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q. will each host a special end of summer happy hour, re-named "Yappy Hour," over the Labor Day weekend to help raise funds for the continuous work of volunteer animal rescue organization Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue.
Niagara University: Dr. Debra Colley, Mary Borgognoni appointed to new leadership positions
Mon, Aug 17th 2015 11:25 am
Dr. Debra A. Colley is the new executive vice president at Niagara University, while Mary E. Borgognoni transitions to senior vice president for operations and finance at the Catholic and Vincentian institution.
Lockport CARES Homeless Shelter yard sale and chowder sale
Mon, Aug 17th 2015 11:25 am
Lockport CARES Homeless Shelter will hold a yard sale/open house/chowder sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 18-19, at 188 and 192 Genesee St. Chowder will be sold for $2 a bowl or $5 a quart.
Kiwanis Club of Lewiston members paint Academy Park grandstands
Mon, Aug 17th 2015 11:25 am
Member of the Kiwanis Club of Lewiston spent Saturday morning painting the grandstands in Academy Park on Center Street in Lewiston in preparation for the Niagara County Peach Festival. The annual event will be held Sept. 11-13 at Academy Park.
IHOP restaurants partners with No Kid Hungry For 'Summer of Smiles'
Mon, Aug 17th 2015 11:25 am
Continuing its "Summer of Smiles" celebration, IHOP restaurants announced it has joined forces with No Kid Hungry to curtail childhood hunger. IHOP and No Kid Hungry share the philosophy that starting the day with breakfast, and a smile, is extremely important, and have targeted a goal of providing 2.5 million meals this year.
Higgins, Ortt and Pappas honor life and service of Robert J. Clark
Mon, Aug 17th 2015 11:25 am
Congressman Brian Higgins, New York State Sen. Robert Ortt and City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur Pappas remembered the life and service of Robert "Bob" Clark, former alderman and longtime member of the United States Armed Forces during a special ceremony at Veterans' Park.
RealtyUSA partners with Pajama Program
Mon, Aug 17th 2015 07:00 am
Personnel at the Grand Island offices of RealtyUSA are working to gather items for the Pajama Program, Buffalo chapter, which provides new pajamas and books to children in need, many of whom are waiting to be adopted.
Wheatfield senior trips planned
Mon, Aug 17th 2015 07:00 am
The following trips are planned for Town of Wheatfield seniors:
Back-to-school safety: Keep kids safe with simple tips
Mon, Aug 17th 2015 07:00 am
Kids around the country are getting ready to go back to school and their safety is a top priority for parents. In addition to buying school supplies, the beginning of the school year is the perfect time for families to download AlertID, the free safety app that includes simple tips to get the school year off to a safe start.
Peach Queen contestants meet judges, WKBW reporter Desiree Wiley
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 10:05 am
The Peach Queen court assembled Wednesday at the Niagara Falls Country Club for the annual scholarship pageant dinner, to meet this year's judges, and to receive life lessons from WKBW-TV reporter and current Miss Buffalo Desiree Wiley.
Care 'N Share Food Pantry relocates
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 10:00 am
The Care 'N Share Food Pantry, serving residents in the Lewiston, Ransomville and Youngstown areas, has moved to a new, larger location at 3628 Ransomville Road - site of the former Porter County Mart.
Mike Johnson announces campaign for Niagara County Legislature
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 10:00 am
Michael A. Johnson of Lewiston announced his candidacy this week for the 2nd District of the Niagara County Legislature.
Celebrating Eddie's 60th
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 10:00 am
Among the many happenings in northern Niagara last weekend was a can't-miss one in Youngstown. Scores of friends turned out at the Ontario House (aka Jug) for the much-anticipated 60th birthday/retirement party for long-time Jug owner Eddie Wojick.
DOH advises on West Nile virus in Niagara County
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:55 am
The Niagara County Department of Health places the health and safety of our communities as our No. 1 priority. Informing our communities of risks, in combination with education, is one of the most essential elements of protection against injury and disease.
Obit: Richard 'Dick' Kathan
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:55 am
Richard "Dick" Kathan of Prior Lake, Minnesota, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, at the age of 89.
Cross-border love for The Spirit of The 80's
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:55 am
A bunch of 80s ska bands playing in a park, with all the proceeds going to supporting the arts? There is no way I would miss that. The Toasters and The English Beat were going to rip those grounds apart, and I had to be there.
Town of Lewiston Board approves paving
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:55 am
With Supervisor Dennis Brochey motorcycling out on Route 66 to Vegas, and Councilwoman Beth Ceretto absent too, the Lewiston Town Board carried on Monday with a number of lower-key but newsworthy matters.
St. Timothy Evangelical Lutheran Church: Legacy Project dedication ceremony planned for Aug. 30
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:50 am
The congregation of St. Timothy Evangelical Lutheran Church will hold a dedication ceremony Sunday, Aug. 30, for the Child Care Ministry Expansion Legacy Project.
GIHS artists get out of a jam and win Chalk Walk
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:35 am
Despite getting caught in a traffic jam at the North Grand Island Bridge and starting later than their counterparts, Grand Island High School students won two top awards at the Chalk Walk competition during Saturday's Lewiston Art Festival.
Grand Island High School: Pardon our dust
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:35 am
Work on the $51 million project is in the home stretch at Grand Island High School.
Niagara Regional Theatre Guild announces 93rd season lineup
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:35 am
The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild has announced its 93rd season of community theater on the Niagara Frontier will feature five shows.
Jacobs urges motorists to upgrade to enhanced license
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:30 am
Over the next few years, most Erie County drivers will need to renew their New York state driver's licenses.
Wheatfield GOP to host annual family picnic
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:20 am
The Town of Wheatfield Republican Club will hold its 45th annual family picnic from 1 to 6 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Wheatfield Lions Club Pavilion on Ward Road next to the American Legion Post.
Shoes, cake, scholarships, books and coffee - Kiwanis is common denominator
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:20 am
The Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield witnessed a very busy summer and is about to reach an apex at The Wheatfield Family Picnic to be held Aug. 23 at Fairmount Park.
Wheatfield board rezones two properties
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:20 am
After two public hearings, the Wheatfield Town Board voted Aug. 10 to proceed with rezoning two Niagara Falls Boulevard properties as all commercial.
NT girl to sing at Carnegie Hall
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:20 am
Alyssa Marella has been singing since she was old enough to talk. Come December, the North Tonawanda girl will perform in one of the country's most prestigious venues: New York City's Carnegie Hall.
National Fuel offers flooding precautions during summer storms
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:15 am
Summer rain storms frequently move through, dropping significant amounts of moisture in very brief periods of time that often overwhelm sewage systems and lead to flooded basements.
Wheatfield Family Picnic returns - with a fine, feathered guest
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:00 am
A decades-long tradition will continue Aug. 23, when the Wheatfield Family Picnic takes place at Fairmount Park on Nash Road.
Rickey Medlocke: Lynyrd Skynyrd will entertain Artpark audience with timeless rock songs
Fri, Aug 14th 2015 08:25 pm
Some folks like to say Lynyrd Skynyrd broke Artpark - but in a good way.
Dave & Buster's now hiring 100 positions for new Walden Galleria location
Fri, Aug 14th 2015 07:35 pm
Dave & Buster's is looking to hire 100 enthusiastic individuals to join the team at its new, improved Western New York location.
Newly revealed 'Pretty Little Liars' 'A' actress, Vanessa Ray, will make her first public appearance at D23 Expo 2015
Fri, Aug 14th 2015 07:30 pm
Fans of the hit original series "Pretty Little Liars" can meet the recently unveiled "A," played by actress Vanessa Ray, at the Disney|ABC TV Pavilion booth, located on the show floor, at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, at at D23 Expo 2015.
'LIVE with Kelly and Michael' names Jose Juarez winner of 'LIVE's Search for America's New Grill Star'
Fri, Aug 14th 2015 07:30 pm
On today's "LIVE with Kelly and Michael," Jose Juarez from Ocala, Florida, was named the winner of "LIVE's Search for America's New Grill Star." Juarez receives the grand prize check for $10,000 and the chance to showcase his grilling skills in five webisodes airing on the "LIVE" website and AOL.com.
Lewiston: Favorite's Pizzeria serves up scholarships for Artpark Rock Camp
Fri, Aug 14th 2015 07:25 pm
Favorite's Pizzeria of Lewiston generously provided two scholarships for Artpark "Rock Camp" (Aug. 17-22). After an application and selection process, scholarships were awarded to Lauryn Andrews, 15, of Lewiston, and Sarah Lester, 11, of Youngstown (pictured with Favorite's employees).
Ortt announces $47,340 in state aid for three Niagara County libraries
Fri, Aug 14th 2015 07:25 pm
State Sen. Rob Ortt has announced more than $47,000 in state funding was awarded to three public libraries in Niagara County in need of upgrades. The money was secured in the 2014-15 state budget as part of the $14 million capital funding program for construction and renovation of public libraries and public library systems in New York.
Erie County senior services department receives grant to assist unemployed adults to rejoin workforce
Fri, Aug 14th 2015 07:25 pm
The Erie County Department of Senior Services was awarded a grant of $780,169 from Senior Service America Inc. Almost 90 percent of this grant, which originated from the U.S. Department of Labor, will pay wages and benefits to at least 126 low-income older adults living in Erie County.
Taste of Niagara Falls Food Festival calls for additional vendors
Fri, Aug 14th 2015 07:25 pm
More than 25 area restaurants are expected to showcase their culinary expertise during the inaugural Taste of Niagara Falls, on Old Falls Street, USA. The two-day family-friendly food festival is planned for Labor Day weekend, Sept. 5 and 6, from noon to 8 p.m.
Ortt meets with steering committee, tours site for proposed WNY First Response & Preparedness Center
Fri, Aug 14th 2015 07:25 pm
State Sen. Rob Ortt met with steering committee members Thursday to discuss and tour the grounds of the proposed WNY First Response & Preparedness Center at the site of the former Niagara Falls U.S.