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Consumer Credit Counseling Service suggests 3 important financial resolutions for 2017
Fri, Dec 30th 2016 09:30 pm
Consumer Credit Counseling Service is sharing some advice for consumers who are facing another new year with budget and debt concerns. A recent survey by Fidelity Investments revealed more than a third of Americans intend to make a financial resolution for 2017.
Spreading joy year-round
Fri, Dec 30th 2016 05:35 pm
Carol Miranda poses for a photo by the tree she decorated at People Inc. Willow Senior Living.
Sakari debuts at Buffalo Zoo
Fri, Dec 30th 2016 05:15 pm
The Buffalo Zoo announced the public debut of Sakari the polar bear and the start of Polar Bear Days on Thursday.
Donation made for DeGlopper Memorial expansion
Fri, Dec 30th 2016 03:00 pm
More than $3,000 was raised and donated in recent fundraisers for the expansion of the DeGlopper Memorial.
Kate Fowler named director of It Happened to Alexa Foundation
Fri, Dec 30th 2016 03:00 pm
The board of directors of the It Happened to Alexa Foundation announced the appointment of Dr. Kate J. Fowler to the position of executive director.
NCCC scores high in Military Times' rankings
Fri, Dec 30th 2016 02:45 pm
Military Times has named Niagara County Community College as a top school in "Best for Vets: Colleges 2017" rankings. The eighth annual rankings designation comes from Military Times' school-by-school survey of veteran and military student offerings and rates of academic achievement.
EMS students roll out disaster plan
Fri, Dec 30th 2016 02:35 pm
Orleans/Niagara BOCES Emergency Medical Services teacher Amy Green assigns her senior class a unique assignment every year - a disaster plan.
Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission receives capitol improvement grant
Fri, Dec 30th 2016 02:35 pm
The Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission received a $1,763,222 capital improvement grant on Tuesday from the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York with the assistance of M&T Bank.
PHOTOS: Angelo Morinello sworn into office
Fri, Dec 30th 2016 02:20 pm
There was an air of buoyancy and optimism on Election Day inside the campaign headquarters of former Niagara Falls City Court Judge Angelo Morinello. That atmosphere was again present on Friday when Morinello was officially sworn into office as assemblyman in the 145th District.
NBC rings in 2017 with 'NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly' featuring performance by Jennifer Lopez
Thu, Dec 29th 2016 07:00 am
NBC will celebrate the new year with "NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly," set for Saturday, Dec. 31, live from Times Square in New York (11:30 p.m. ET.) The broadcast will feature special performances from musical superstars Alicia Keys, Pentatonix and Blake Shelton. Mel B will host with Daly.
Designated Drivers of Buffalo seeks support to prevent drunk driving
Tue, Dec 27th 2016 05:15 pm
Due to the significant response for the ninth annual free home ride program, Designated Drivers of Buffalo is still looking to add more individuals and teams of drivers. For nine years, DDOB and William Mattar have partnered to provide free rides for partygoers and their cars on New Year's Eve.
ECHDC, Canalside Buffalo Festival of Chanukah and menorah lighting postponed
Tue, Dec 27th 2016 05:10 pm
The Chabad of Buffalo was to celebrate the Festival of Chanukah with the lighting of the menorah at Canalside tonight. The event is cancelled, and is slated to be rescheduled.
NBC's 'Sunday Night Football' tops 21 million viewers for 3 consecutive December games for 1st time since '10
Tue, Dec 27th 2016 04:55 pm
NBC's "Sunday Night Football," television's No. 1 primetime show, continued its momentum last weekend.
Disney chief releases statement on Carrie Fisher's passing
Tue, Dec 27th 2016 04:55 pm
Robert A. Iger, chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Co., issued the following statement on Carrie Fisher's passing on Tuesday:
USS Buffalo returns from deployment in time for Christmas
Tue, Dec 27th 2016 01:00 pm
Friends and families of the crew from USS Buffalo (SSN 715) gathered at the submarine piers on Friday to welcome back the Los Angeles-class submarine as she returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after completing a seven-month deployment to the Western Pacific region.
Buffalo Bills: Rex Ryan Relieved of his duties as head coach
Tue, Dec 27th 2016 12:50 pm
Rex Ryan has been relieved of his duties as the head coach of the Buffalo Bills, the team announced on Tuesday.
St. Stephen First Friday event Jan. 6
Mon, Dec 26th 2016 07:00 am
The St. Stephen R.C. Church's Hospitality Room will be the site of First Friday on Jan. 6.
Trinity UMC to host 'Three Kings Dinner'
Mon, Dec 26th 2016 07:00 am
Trinity United Methodist Church, 2100 Whitehaven Road, will host the "Three Kings Dinner" from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6.
New York State Parks invites New Yorkers to celebrate New Year outdoors
Mon, Dec 26th 2016 07:00 am
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation invites New Yorkers to celebrate the New Year by exploring the outdoors at one of the 50 sponsored hikes being held at state parks and historic sites across the Empire State. The guided hikes are part of the sixth annual First Day Hikes program, taking place throughout the nation on Jan. 1.
Pet parents' New Year's resolutions for their pets
Mon, Dec 26th 2016 07:00 am
The new year is upon us. It's time to take a look back on the past year and determine what we might want to change, do better or accomplish in 2017. For pet parents, much of this reflection applies to the lives they share with their pets.
Goo Goo Dolls release RedOne & T.I. Jakke remix of new single 'Over and Over'
Sat, Dec 24th 2016 02:45 pm
The Goo Goo Dolls released a remix of their latest single, "Over and Over," produced by RedOne and T.I. Jakke for RedOne Productions, on Friday via all digital service providers. The original appears on the multiplatinum-selling band's current album, "Boxes."
Keep holiday food safe with these 4 safety steps
Sat, Dec 24th 2016 02:35 pm
Christmas, Kwanzaa and Hanukah all fall within three days of each other this year. As friends and families gather together this season, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety Inspection Service has four food safety tips to ensure a healthy and safe holiday.
Village of Lewiston considering taking Center Street
Sat, Dec 24th 2016 07:00 am
Faced with the prospect of 50-plus new, neon signs littering Center Street, trustees in the Village of Lewiston are looking into taking control of the roadway from the state of New York.
Designated Drivers expanding north
Sat, Dec 24th 2016 07:00 am
"It's all about being responsible." So commented Mike Mulé, president of Designated Drivers of Buffalo, earlier this week.
Grand Island Lions Club: Donations made at annual Christmas party
Sat, Dec 24th 2016 07:00 am
Grand Island Lions members brought donations for the Neighbors Foundation of Grand Island and the International Institute of Buffalo when they attended their annual Christmas Party on Dec. 14 at the Buffalo Launch Club.
Buffalo Launch Club Installation held
Sat, Dec 24th 2016 07:00 am
The Buffalo Launch Club held its installation and has announced its board of directors for the 2017 season.
Aceti's gives to Team Luke
Sat, Dec 24th 2016 07:00 am
When Sam and Kim Aceti planned a wine tasting and celebration for their business's 10-year anniversary on Grand Island, they wanted to use the event as an opportunity to give back.
Color Me Christmas
Sat, Dec 24th 2016 07:00 am
DiMino Tops Lewiston once again sponsored the Christmas Coloring Contest, wherein children decorated a holiday scene published inside the Sentinel. Entries were displayed inside the village supermarket, where winners were announced last weekend.
Dispatch Christmas Coloring Contest winners awarded
Sat, Dec 24th 2016 06:55 am
Children who won prizes in the Island Dispatch/Grand Island PennySaver Christmas Coloring Contest received their prizes Saturday at Tops Market.
Grace signs letter of intent to play baseball at Niagara University
Fri, Dec 23rd 2016 01:00 pm
On Thursday, at the Niagara Falls High School fieldhouse, Wolverines shortstop and pitcher Matthew Grace signed his national letter of intent to play baseball at Niagara University.
CrossRiver Church to hold Christmas services
Fri, Dec 23rd 2016 09:00 am
CrossRiver Church will hold Christmas services at the Radisson Hotel, 100 Whitehaven Road, Grand Island.
Obituary: Beverly J. Seibert
Fri, Dec 23rd 2016 07:00 am
Beverly J. Seibert of Grand Island passed peacefully Dec. 14, 2016, surrounded by her loving family under the care of Hospice.
Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas holds annual 'Holiday Mixer'
Fri, Dec 23rd 2016 07:00 am
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas hosted its annual "Holiday Mixer" at Pane's Restaurant Dec. 8. The event was attended by new and prior members and their families, who generously donated nearly 100 toys toward the "Rockin' with Santa" toy drive.
North Tonawanda History Museum seeks assistance from council
Fri, Dec 23rd 2016 07:00 am
The future of the North Tonawanda History Museum remains in question as its Webster Street property faces possible foreclosure.
Wheatfield postpones solar law approval
Fri, Dec 23rd 2016 07:00 am
Wheatfield extended its solar power moratorium by three months on Monday after residents and local officials heard from planning consultant Andrew C. Reilly, who suggested fewer restrictions to a recently proposed solar panel law for the town.
Obituary: George Davis
Fri, Dec 23rd 2016 07:00 am
"Did you ever hear the one about ..." that was the opening for a delightful conversation with George Davis.
Rusted Root to ring in 2017 at Buffalo's Iron Works
Thu, Dec 22nd 2016 10:10 pm
Rusted Root will take center stage for a New Year's Eve gig at Iron Works, 49 Illinois St., Buffalo. Showtime is 9 p.m. Tickets, $30 and $35, are now on sale.
Grand Island Chiropractic donates to Neighbors Foundation
Thu, Dec 22nd 2016 09:50 pm
The Neighbors Foundation received two turkey's Thursday, Dec. 15, from Grand Island Chiropractic during the foundation's annual holiday food drive for Islanders temporarily in need.
Mount St. Mary's donations
Thu, Dec 22nd 2016 08:15 pm
Mount Mary's Hospital is fortunate to have several groups with dozens of community volunteers working year-round to raise funds for the hospital.
Dolly Parton's My People Fund serves nearly 900 families in first distribution
Thu, Dec 22nd 2016 07:30 pm
In a little more than two weeks after the wildfires that spread across Dolly Parton's home area of Sevier County, Tennessee, Parton and the Dollywood Foundation launched the distribution of assistance from the My People Fund. During the four-day cash distribution, 884 families received their initial support payments.