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Ceretto comments on Niagara County casino money
Wed, Dec 10th 2014 12:20 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, announced Niagara County received its share of Seneca Niagara Gaming facility revenues.
Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Seth MacFarlane, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams to perform on 'New Year's Eve With Carson Daly'
Wed, Dec 10th 2014 12:20 pm
Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Seth MacFarlane, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams will all appear on NBC's annual special "New Year's Eve with Carson Daly."
Aquarium of Niagara hosts holiday fun at 'Tis the Season' breakfast event
Wed, Dec 10th 2014 12:20 pm
The second annual "Tis the Season" weekend will be held at the Aquarium of Niagara from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20.
Heart of Niagara 'Subaru Rescue Ride' adoption event at Northtown Subaru
Wed, Dec 10th 2014 12:20 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs this Saturday, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Northtown Subaru, 3675 Sheridan Drive in Amherst. They'll take part in a special "Subaru Rescue Ride" adoption event.
Higgins pushes for fair consideration of disaster relief for cold-weather states
Wed, Dec 10th 2014 12:20 pm
While the House of Representatives considered the California Emergency Drought Relief Act this week, Congressman Brian Higgins pushed for fair consideration for cold-weather states.
Higgins announces approval of trio of acts
Wed, Dec 10th 2014 12:20 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, has announced approval of H.R. 5764, The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2014, legislation authorizing $300 million in federal funding annually to support Great Lakes efforts for each of the next five years.
Support for Heart of Niagara's 'A Taste of The Niagara Region' growing
Tue, Dec 9th 2014 02:20 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue's third annual Heart to Heart fundraising event, "A Taste of The Niagara Region," will take place from noon until 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St.
National Grid prepared for incoming coastal storm
Tue, Dec 9th 2014 01:30 pm
National Grid crews across upstate New York are prepared for a winter storm bearing down on the eastern seaboard beginning today and through Wednesday morning.
TNT orders sixth season of 'Rizzoli & Isles'
Tue, Dec 9th 2014 01:15 pm
TNT has ordered a sixth season of the blockbuster hit "Rizzoli & Isles," which finished this past summer as basic cable's No. 1 series. Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander star in the drama, which has ranked as one of basic cable's top five series for five consecutive years, including 2014-to-date.
Syfy explores 'Krypton'
Tue, Dec 9th 2014 01:05 pm
Syfy and Warner Horizon Television announced Monday they are developing a one-hour drama series project, "Krypton," which will reveal a chapter of the DC Comics universe that has rarely been told.
New York farmers donate record amount of food to regional food banks
Tue, Dec 9th 2014 01:05 pm
It is a banner year for farmer food donations all across the state. New York Farm Bureau members, along with the Feeding America New York State Food Banks, announced at Foodlink almost 9.6 million pounds of food and farm products have been donated by New York Farm Bureau members.
WWE 'Tribute to the Troops' holiday special to air on USA, NBC
Tue, Dec 9th 2014 01:05 pm
Multi-platinum recording artists and two-time CMA Vocal Duo of the Year winners Florida Georgia Line will join WWE Superstars and Divas to honor the United States Armed Forces with the 12th annual WWE holiday special, "Tribute to the Troops."
NBCUniversal unveils Radius, the first fully convergent premium fitness media brand
Tue, Dec 9th 2014 01:00 pm
NBCUniversal announced the launch of Radius, a new premium fitness brand that offers unlimited access to a broad variety of workout and lifestyle programming, viewable anytime, anywhere, and on any screen.
NYPA, SUNY complete Build Smart NY energy efficiency projects
Tue, Dec 9th 2014 01:00 pm
The New York Power Authority announced it has completed comprehensive energy-efficiency projects at two State University of New York campuses - the University at Buffalo and Upstate Medical University - that will save a combined $1.4 million in annual energy costs for state taxpayers and remove more than 7,700 tons of greenhouse gases from the atmosphere every year.
Kings-Sabres on NBCSN
Tue, Dec 9th 2014 01:00 pm
Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings kick off a five-game road trip tonight in Buffalo against the Sabres. The puck drops at 7:30 p.m. on NBCSN.
Buffalo Sabres: 'Tux and Pucks' returns Dec. 31
Tue, Dec 9th 2014 01:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced the return of 'Tux and Pucks' for the team's home game against the Tampa Bay Lightning Dec. 31
New York Film Student Alliance holds first summit
Tue, Dec 9th 2014 01:00 pm
Empire State Development announced the first annual summit to promote the formation of the New York Film Student Alliance was held Saturday. The daylong event was held on two campuses - Ithaca College in the Finger Lakes and Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn - and attended by more than 200 students.
Jim Kelly on 'The Fred Jackson Show' tonight on WBBZ
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 05:00 pm
Buffalo Bills star running back Fred Jackson and Bob Koshinski welcome former Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly to tonight's edition of "The Fred Jackson Show" (7 p.m. live on WBBZ-TV).
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, Canalside announce multiyear partnership
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 04:50 pm
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and Canalside today announced a multiyear partnership. The three-year agreement establishes BlueCross BlueShield as the official health plan of Canalside, a four-season regional destination and entertainment district occupying 21 acres.
Niagara Now: Christmas around Niagara County
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 04:35 pm
The holiday season is in full swing and whether you're looking to see lights, watch history come alive, or discover Niagara Falls via a cozy carriage ride, Niagara USA is brimming with activities to keep you entertained until Santa comes down the chimney.
7.3 million viewers check out TNT's 'The Librarians'
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 03:35 pm
TNT's new series "The Librarians" scored a huge launch Sunday night, drawing a combined audience of 7.3 million viewers in Live + Same Day delivery for its two-hour premiere and encore.
'The Sing-Off' announces 2015 live tour, Amherst stop
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 01:00 pm
"The Sing-Off," NBC's No. 1-rated a-cappella music competition, returns to the road in 2015 for the second national "The Sing-Off Live! Tour," kicking-off Feb. 17 in Verona. Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.
NCCC a finalist for 2015 Bellwether Awards
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 01:00 pm
Niagara County Community College President James P. Klyczek announced NCCC has been named as a finalist and will compete for the prestigious 2015 Bellwether Awards.
'Corporate Challenge' hockey tournament set to return for 11th year
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 01:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will host the 11th annual Buffalo Sabres Corporate Hockey Challenge Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at First Niagara Center.
Enrique Iglesias, Fall Out Boy, Fifth Harmony, The Band Perry, Becky G to perform on 'Pitbull's New Year's Revolution'
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 01:00 pm
Enrique Iglesias, Fall Out Boy, Fifth Harmony, The Band Perry and Becky G are set to perform on "Pitbull's New Year's Revolution," broadcast live from the Thompson Miami Beach Wednesday, Dec. 31, on FOX.
Alabama to perform at Fallsview Casino Resort
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 01:00 pm
Fallsview Casino Resort announces a late addition to the March 2015 concert lineup: country-rock-bluegrass band Alabama.
Elton John joins 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve' with live performance from Brooklyn's Barclays Center
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 12:05 pm
Music legend Elton John will perform his anthem "I'm Still Standing" in a special live appearance from his concert at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2015."
Bob Evans 'Farmhouse Feast' helps families celebrate holidays
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 12:05 pm
A tradition Bob Evans Restaurants has nurtured is helping to feed thousands of hungry families who otherwise would not be able to enjoy a family meal together.
Niagara University nursing programs reaccredited
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 12:00 pm
Niagara University received notification today its nursing programs were reaccredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
NYPA teams up with City of Lockport to improve energy efficiency and lower greenhouse gases
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 12:00 pm
The New York Power Authority has announced completion of energy-efficiency measures for the City of Lockport that will save the city approximately $15,000 per year and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 87 tons annually.
Sanborn antique store plans open house
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 07:00 am
Sanborn Old General Store, 5856 Buffalo St., will hold its 14th annual Christmas open house during store hours Dec. 13 and 14.
Christmas Walk fills Center Street with merriment
Sat, Dec 6th 2014 10:30 pm
Lewiston's Christmas Walk weekend kicked off Saturday in the village. The annual event included breakfast with Santa, Santa parading down Center Street in a holiday float, characters from Disney's "Frozen," a holiday market, a petting zoo, gingerbread house workshops, karaoke and the annual tour of homes.
Youngstown Christmas in the Village a community celebration
Sat, Dec 6th 2014 10:00 am
The fifth annual Youngstown Christmas in the Village, presented by the Village of Youngstown, the Youngstown Recreation Department and the Youngstown Business and Professional Association, takes place next from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13.
Diocese of Buffalo preparing 'Catholics Come Home' initiative
Sat, Dec 6th 2014 09:15 am
Television viewers across Western New York will begin to see "evangomercials" beginning in mid-December, offering inspiring stories of faith and hope, as the Diocese of Buffalo embarks on its latest "New Evangelization" initiative, inviting inactive Catholics and others home to Jesus and his Church.
Village of Lewiston appoints DeVantier zoning officer
Sat, Dec 6th 2014 09:00 am
Following an executive session Monday, the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees appointed a new zoning officer. Town of Lewiston resident Edward DeVantier was selected to replace Harry Wright, who was not reappointed this summer.
Youngstown artist Robert Russell at Mug and Musket
Sat, Dec 6th 2014 07:00 am
Some artists find inspiration in the bond they share with family and friends. Some draw on moments of solitude while others derive inspiration from the beauty in natural settings. Robert Russell's artistic expression is an awareness of all of these forces and one more - a positive outlook on life.
Brochey meets with Artpark board
Sat, Dec 6th 2014 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston-Artpark funding stalemate continues.
Wolfgang elected
Sat, Dec 6th 2014 07:00 am
Lewiston resident Jerald I. Wolfgang, director of the Western New York Center for Economic Development, was recently elected to the Society of Educational Planners board of directors.
Farmers breakfast in North Tonawanda
Sat, Dec 6th 2014 07:00 am
The North Tonawanda Knights of Columbus will hold a farmers breakfast from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, at the organization's banquet hall, 755 Erie Ave., North Tonawanda.