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State, Niagara County leaders unite against costly mandates
Thu, Feb 19th 2015 07:05 am
Two members of Niagara County's state legislative delegation took time to meet with county lawmakers Tuesday to discuss local concerns about the impact of expensive mandates from Albany - and left vowing to work closely together to control costs and increase local say in the management of mandated state social programs.
Super Sunday XXXI scheduled for Feb. 23
Thu, Feb 19th 2015 07:00 am
Western New York's top high school hockey teams will face off for the 31st annual Super Sunday High School Club Hockey Championships, scheduled to occur Monday, Feb. 23, at First Niagara Center.
Foreigner to heat up Seneca Niagara Casino Saturday
Wed, Feb 18th 2015 04:55 pm
Foreigner gets, well, hot blooded, when thinking of the music fans in Western New York.
Overcoming e-waste problem
Wed, Feb 18th 2015 03:25 pm
Admit it: You have a stash of old electronic devices.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue at Walden Galleria Mall
Wed, Feb 18th 2015 03:20 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at Walden Galleria Mall.
Niagara University vice president named to 'Irish Education 100'
Wed, Feb 18th 2015 03:20 pm
The Rev. Kevin G. Creagh, C.M., Niagara University's vice president for university mission and ministry, has been named to the "Irish Education 100" by the Irish Voice newspaper.
Pints, pierogis and placek fundraiser for autism
Wed, Feb 18th 2015 03:20 pm
The Lewiston/Niagara-on-the-Lake Rotary Club, in coordination with The Autism Center at Women's and Children's Hospital in Buffalo and Historic Gadawski's Restaurant, will sponsor a fundraiser for the Autism Center.
Rescheduled Sabres-Rangers game slated for Friday
Wed, Feb 18th 2015 03:20 pm
The Buffalo Sabres will play the New York Rangers in a rescheduled game that was postponed from Nov. 21. The game is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. at First Niagara Center.
NCP and Aspire to thaw out at Aquarium of Niagara
Wed, Feb 18th 2015 03:20 pm
Niagara Cerebral Palsy and Aspire of WNY are taking a break from the cold. From 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, a night of after-hours fun will take place at the Aquarium of Niagara, 701 Whirlpool St., Niagara Falls.
Kennedy, Panepinto: WNY roads are crumbling, more funding needed
Wed, Feb 18th 2015 03:10 pm
Democrat Buffalo-based State Sens. Tim Kennedy and Marc Panepinto were joined by colleagues throughout the state, as they called today for a major increase in state funding for local road improvements in this year's budget, citing the effects of the harsh 2014-15 winter and New York's $5 billion one-time surplus.
Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee meeting, agenda announced
Wed, Feb 18th 2015 03:10 pm
The next meeting of the Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee will be held at noon Tuesday, Feb. 24, at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo.
Zinno wins televised WPT Fallsview Poker Classic, capturing second World Poker Tour title, $399,579
Wed, Feb 18th 2015 03:10 pm
Anthony Zinno captured his second World Poker Tour title in as many seasons Monday, topping a field of 419 players to win the $5,000 (Canadian) buy-in, televised WPT Fallsview Poker Classic.
Thursday's Sabres-Flyers puck drop moved to 8 p.m. on MSG
Wed, Feb 18th 2015 03:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres' game against the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday at Wells Fargo Center will now have a puck drop time of 8 p.m.
Kenny Albert to serve as blow-by-blow announcer for 'Premier Boxing Champions' on NBCSN
Wed, Feb 18th 2015 03:10 pm
Kenny Albert, one of the most versatile broadcasters in sports, will serve as blow-by-blow announcer for select "Premier Boxing Champions" shows on NBCSN, it was announced today.
Donald Trump crowns Leeza Gibbons as winner of NBC's 'The Celebrity Apprentice'
Tue, Feb 17th 2015 03:45 pm
In Monday's live finale, award-winning journalist, author and talk show host Geraldo Rivera faced off against best-selling author and television icon Leeza Gibbons in the boardroom conclusion held in New York City.
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.
 

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