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Greater New Haven Help Alliance earns $10,000 in First Niagara 'Mentoring Matters' grant giveaway
Tue, Feb 17th 2015 03:05 pm
The First Niagara Foundation today announced The Greater New Haven Help Alliance was selected by community members as the winner of a $10,000 grant through the 2015 First Niagara "Mentoring Matters" grant giveaway.
Kid Rock offers $20 ticket tour this summer in support of new album 'First Kiss'; legendary Foreigner to support on all dates
Tue, Feb 17th 2015 03:05 pm
Kid Rock, along with his trusted Twisted Brown Trucker Band, is announcing a full summer tour with very special guest Foreigner.
WBFO's 'Buffalo Blues Bash' returns to WNED ǀ WBFO April 25
Tue, Feb 17th 2015 03:00 pm
WNED ǀ WBFO Buffalo-Toronto has announced the WBFO's "Buffalo Blues Bash" will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 25, in the WNED ǀ WBFO studios.
Seneca Casinos to host table games dealer job fairs
Tue, Feb 17th 2015 03:00 pm
One of the most unique and exciting customer service jobs in Western New York - being a table games dealer - will be available for 65 people, as Seneca Resorts & Casinos will host two upcoming table games dealer job fairs.
Empire State College at Cheektowaga to hold information sessions
Tue, Feb 17th 2015 03:00 pm
State University of New York Empire State College will hold public information sessions about its associate and bachelor's degree programs at its Niagara Frontier Center, Appletree Business Park.
NBC celebrates 'Hockey Day In America,' 35th anniversary of 'Miracle On Ice'
Tue, Feb 17th 2015 03:00 pm
NBC Sports Group will celebrate hockey in the U.S. with "Hockey Day In America" coverage this Sunday from the site of one of the most influential hockey games in U.S. history, when NBC and NBCSN present a hockey tripleheader with studio coverage on-site from Lake Placid on the 35th anniversary of the 1980 "Miracle On Ice."
7th annual 'Penguin Days' amateur photo contest
Tue, Feb 17th 2015 03:00 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara is celebrating the 24th annual "Penguin Days" March 21-22 with a penguin photography contest.
NU students deliver Turkey Trot proceeds to Heart, Love & Soul
Tue, Feb 17th 2015 10:00 am
In November, Niagara University's Collegiate Entrepreneur Organization (C.E.O. Club) held its sixth annual Turkey Trot to help raise money for the Heart, Love and Soul soup kitchen and food pantry.
Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co. seeks support
Mon, Feb 16th 2015 04:50 pm
Your generosity during our "Drive for Life" campaign in previous years is greatly appreciated.
Lewiston Town Board takes new actions against Quasar
Mon, Feb 16th 2015 04:50 pm
Add Lewiston to the list of towns and municipalities that have taken or are considering new measures against the Quasar Energy Group of Ohio.
Planning underway for 2015 Great Contraption Race
Mon, Feb 16th 2015 04:45 pm
The second annual Great Contraption Race to benefit the It Happened to Alexa Foundation will take place Saturday morning, Aug. 1, starting from the Lewiston docks and continuing 6.2 miles downriver to Youngstown.
HAL event looks at formation of Lewiston
Mon, Feb 16th 2015 04:40 pm
The Historical Association of Lewiston presents "Lewiston, From Wilderness to Today" as its monthly program Thursday, Feb. 26. The event begins at 7 p.m. inside Lutheran Church of the Messiah, 915 Oneida St., Lewiston.
Don't be a helpless stranded motorist: Winter survival tips from Allstate
Mon, Feb 16th 2015 04:30 pm
With temperatures well below freezing this week throughout most of New York state, many hazards come with winter driving, but the possibility of being stranded may be one of the worst.
'C.O.D.E' debuts Friday at Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center
Mon, Feb 16th 2015 12:15 pm
Youngstown resident Scott Heidt is set to release his first independent film, "C.O.D.E," with writer and director Amire K. Reed of AKREED Films. The film will be shown Friday at 7:30 p.m. inside the Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center.
New local location for AARP Tax-Aide
Mon, Feb 16th 2015 11:00 am
This year, AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program.
Niagara University: Niagara Global Tourism Institute advisory board announced
Mon, Feb 16th 2015 11:00 am
The Niagara Global Tourism Institute advisory board will be co-chaired by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, and Christopher Schoepflin, president and CEO of USA Niagara Development Corp.
Buffalo Sabres statement on passing of Steve Montador
Mon, Feb 16th 2015 11:00 am
"The Buffalo Sabres were deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Steve Montador. Steve was a passionate hockey player, a valued member of the Sabres family and a highly respected individual off the ice. Our thoughts and condolences are with Steve's family and friends during this difficult time. "
Buffalo Sabres recall Johan Larsson
Mon, Feb 16th 2015 11:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced Sunday the team recalled forward Johan Larsson from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.
A.G. Schneiderman to submit expanded legislation to address growing problem of 'zombie properties'
Mon, Feb 16th 2015 11:00 am
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced that, in the next two weeks, he will resubmit to the Legislature an expanded version of a bill he proposed last year to address the growing statewide problem of so-called "zombie properties" - vacant and abandoned homes that are not maintained during a prolonged foreclosure proceeding.
The Ice at Canalside is closed due to cold temperatures
Mon, Feb 16th 2015 10:30 am
For the safety of the people of Western New York and rink staff, The Ice at Canalside will remain closed today.
Schedule announced and tickets on sale for 2015 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships
Mon, Feb 16th 2015 07:00 am
The schedule for the 2015 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships, which will take place April 26 to May 3, at HARBORCENTER in Buffalo, was announced and tickets are on sale.
Big additions eyed for Village of Lewiston
Sat, Feb 14th 2015 01:25 pm
It could be a busy spring in the Village of Lewiston.
Niagara Now: Itinerary, pintinerary ... let's pack our bags
Sat, Feb 14th 2015 01:25 pm
As February is the month of love, Niagara Tourism & Convention Corp. is hosting "A Perfect Day in Niagara USA" contest, awarding someone a romantic getaway in Niagara USA.
National Grid urges extreme caution around electricity services when clearing ice, snow
Sat, Feb 14th 2015 01:25 pm
As the region prepares to hunker down for another severe cold snap, and the icicles hanging from gutters and eaves get longer and heavier, National Grid is urging its customers to be particularly cautious around wires, meters and connections that bring electricity to the home.
Ceretto shows appreciation for seniors with fourth annual 'Valentines for Seniors' program
Sat, Feb 14th 2015 01:25 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto recently continued his "Valentines for Seniors" program for the fourth straight year.
Daryl Hall & John Oates prepare for action-packed week, including White House performance, nationwide cinema event
Sat, Feb 14th 2015 01:25 pm
Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Daryl Hall and John Oates are gearing up for a big week as they prepare to unveil a concert event for the nation, play for the leader of the free world, as well as the "King of All Media" and on national TV.
Retail giant Dollar General supports local hospice mission
Sat, Feb 14th 2015 01:25 pm
Dollar General is helping to further hospice care in Niagara County by donating the phone number 716-467-7423 to Niagara Hospice.
Sabres, UNYTS team up for blood drive Monday, Feb. 16
Sat, Feb 14th 2015 01:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres will partner with Unyts, Western New York's only organ, eye, tissue and community blood center, to host a blood drive Monday. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at First Niagara Center.
Residents asked to keep hydrants clear
Sat, Feb 14th 2015 01:10 pm
Niagara County's fire coordinator urged county residents to ensure fire hydrants are dug out, noting the extra time firefighters spend shoveling their way to buried hydrants can prove disastrous during a fire.
Chef Gordon Ramsay fires up 'Hell's Kitchen' on season 14 premiere
Sat, Feb 14th 2015 01:10 pm
Host, executive producer and award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay heats up a brand-new season of "Hell's Kitchen" with the season 14 premiere airing Tuesday, March 3 (8 p.m. ET/PT) on FOX.
Thruway Authority discusses response recommendations following November storm
Sat, Feb 14th 2015 01:10 pm
State Sen. Robert Ortt, local lawmakers and town officials met Thursday with members from the New York State Thruway Authority and the Department of Transportation to discuss what measures they are taking to be better prepared in a weather event similar to November's lake-effect snowstorm.
Paltrow, Kidman, Neeson, Evans, Murphy among next batch of Oscar presenters
Sat, Feb 14th 2015 01:10 pm
Jason Bateman, Idris Elba, Ansel Elgort, Nicole Kidman, Liam Neeson, Gwyneth Paltrow and Channing Tatum will be presenters at this year's Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced Friday.
Sanborn Mill is anything but run of the mill
Sat, Feb 14th 2015 07:00 am
The Sanborn Mill Co-op is the sort of store where a customer can walk in with no expectations and somehow still leave with the last thing they expected, be it an old stepladder, a Ziploc bag of wine corks or a bottle of homemade skin cream.
IHOP restaurants celebrate a decade of giving with free pancakes on National Pancake Day
Sat, Feb 14th 2015 07:00 am
IHOP restaurants are celebrating the 10th anniversary of National Pancake Day March 3, once again offering one free short stack of their famous buttermilk pancakes to guests to enjoy in IHOP restaurants in the hopes they will pay it forward by making a voluntary donation to their local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Shriners Hospital for Children, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society or other local charities.
Girl Scouts cookie sale begins
Fri, Feb 13th 2015 07:05 am
It's cookie time! The Girl Scout troops of the NICOWE service unit, located in the towns of Wheatfield and Niagara, have started their annual cookie sale.
Geldin, audiologist, retires
Fri, Feb 13th 2015 07:00 am
Niagara Falls area audiologist Alan M. Geldin describes his career as "so the hard of hearing may hear and the children can speak."
Grand Island Board of Education: Veterans' tax exemption discussed
Fri, Feb 13th 2015 07:00 am
Monday evening, a large audience listened to a tax exemption presentation at the Grand Island Board of Education meeting in the high school's Grand Viking Theater.
Obit: Coreinne S. Wilting
Fri, Feb 13th 2015 07:00 am
Coreinne S. Wilting, who was a resident of Grand Island, passed away Feb. 5, 2015.
Obit: Donald Ray Kaiser
Fri, Feb 13th 2015 07:00 am
Donald Ray Kaiser, age 88, passed away peacefully Feb. 6, 2015.
Tonawanda Dance Arts director receives award
Fri, Feb 13th 2015 07:00 am
Tonawanda Dance Arts announced Director Melanie Boniszewski received the More Than Just Great Dancing Positive Action Award.
 

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