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Ortt's bill to cut 'red tape' falls in line with Trump's executive order
Wed, Feb 1st 2017 10:55 pm
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, reintroduced legislation early last month that would cut outdated, burdensome state regulations to help spur economic growth. Ortt's Red Tape Reduction Act (S1753) coincides with President Donald Trump's recent executive order to cut back on federal regulations as a way to boost the economy.
Reps. Higgins, Collins, Slaughter & Reed join Flight 3407 families in meeting with top House transportation leaders
Wed, Feb 1st 2017 10:55 pm
Congressmembers Brian Higgins (NY-26), Chris Collins (NY-27), Louise Slaughter (NY-25) and Tom Reed (NY-23) joined Flight 3407 families in a roundtable discussion with top House of Representatives transportation leaders to emphasize the importance of protecting the hard-fought aviation safety improvements achieved in recent years.
A.G. Schneiderman announces lawsuit against Spectrum-Time Warner Cable & Charter Communications for allegedly defrauding New Yorkers over internet speeds and performance
Wed, Feb 1st 2017 10:55 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman on Wednesday announced a lawsuit against Charter Communications Inc. and its subsidiary Spectrum Management Holdings LLC, (f/k/a Time Warner Cable Inc.; together, "Spectrum-TWC") for allegedly conducting a deliberate scheme to defraud and mislead New Yorkers by promising internet service that they knew they could not deliver.
Take a video tour of the new Lewiston-Porter High School
Wed, Feb 1st 2017 09:10 pm
It was a community celebration on Tuesday, as the Lewiston-Porter School District unveiled the signature piece of its $26 million districtwide capital improvement project at a ribbon-cutting ceremony held in the high school's new glass-enclosed atrium.
'RRRoll Up the Rim to Win' contest returns at Tim Hortons
Wed, Feb 1st 2017 10:30 am
Tim Hortons guests now have a one in six chance to instantly win one of more than 2 million prizes in the annual "RRRoll Up the Rim to Win" contest. Each year, millions of cups in Canada and the U.S. are rolled for the popular "RRRoll Up the Rim the Rim" contest.
Switchfoot & Relient K bringing 'Looking For America II' tour to Rochester on Feb. 18
Tue, Jan 31st 2017 08:30 pm
Multiplatinum selling, Grammy-winning band Switchfoot and Grammy-nominated Relient K are set to bring their "Looking For America Part II" Tour to Rochester's Roberts Wesleyan College's Voller Athletic Center at 7 p.m. Feb. 18.
Cuomo announces low-cost hydropower allocations to create 41 jobs in Western New York, North Country
Tue, Jan 31st 2017 08:20 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday announced the New York Power Authority board of trustees has approved allocations of low-cost hydropower to manufacturers in Niagara County and St. Lawrence County. Together, the power allocations will support $5.2 million in capital investments and create 41 jobs.
Voutour elected 1st vice chair of executive committee of New York State Sheriffs' Association
Tue, Jan 31st 2017 08:20 pm
The New York State Sheriffs' Association elected its executive committee at the 83rd annual winter training conference last week at the Desmond Hotel in Albany.
Ortt introduces legislation to allow military recruiters & ROTC members to carry firearms; strengthen security measures at centers
Tue, Jan 31st 2017 08:20 pm
Senate Majority Task Force on Counterterrorism and Public Protection member New York State Sen. Rob Ortt (R-C-I, North Tonawanda) introduced a pair of bills on Tuesday that would better protect members of the New York National Guard and ROTC from active shooter situations or domestic acts of terrorism.
E-cigarette pilot study grant awarded to UB epidemiologist
Tue, Jan 31st 2017 08:15 pm
How do the lungs of e-cigarette users differ compared to nonsmokers and people who smoke traditional cigarettes?
Junior chefs take a seat at the judges' table for first 'Chopped Junior: Make Me a Judge' tournament
Tue, Jan 31st 2017 08:15 pm
Talented junior chefs from across the country compete for a chance to sit at the judges' table and give the "Chopped" judges a taste of their own medicine, in the first "Chopped Junior: Make Me a Judge" tournament, premiering Wednesday, March 8 (8 p.m. ET/PT), on Food Network.
Activist Michaela Angela Davis to speak at Buffalo State's MLK celebration on Feb. 2
Tue, Jan 31st 2017 08:15 pm
Michaela Angela Davis, a writer, editorial director, activist and regular CNN contributor, will deliver the keynote address at Buffalo State's Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, at the Burchfield Penney Art Center. Admission is free.
DEC extends application period for Environmental Justice Community Impact Grants
Tue, Jan 31st 2017 08:15 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced the extension of the application period for Environmental Justice Community Impact Grants. The deadline to submit applications has been extended to Feb. 28.
Vertical Nights Tour to stop in Buffalo
Tue, Jan 31st 2017 04:00 pm
Essential Worship's Vertical Church Band and Premier Productions have partnered to announce the upcoming dates for their Vertical Nights Tour. Kicking off March 8 in South Bend, Indiana, the tour is scheduled to hit 14 markets across the U.S.
Freeform & Marvel announce lead cast, creative team for 'Marvel's Cloak & Dagger' series
Tue, Jan 31st 2017 04:00 pm
Freeform and Marvel on Monday announced the cast and creative team for its anticipated series, "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger," a live-action adaptation of the popular Marvel comic.
U.S. Military Academy to perform on Historic Palace Theatre stage
Tue, Jan 31st 2017 07:00 am
On Saturday, Feb. 25, the U.S. Military Academy will perform two concerts on the Lockport Palace Theatre stage at 2 and 7 p.m.
Buffalo viewers spur NHL ratings: Viewership of 2017 Honda All-Star Game on NBC up 42%
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 06:20 pm
NBC Sports' presentation of the 2017 NHL All-Star Game averaged a total audience delivery (TAD) of 2.28 million viewers across NBC and NBC Sports Digital platforms, according to Fast National data released by The Nielsen Company, and digital data from Adobe Analytics.
'Grimm Gala' raises $804,000 for OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 06:15 pm
Hosted by the cast and crew of NBC's hit drama "Grimm," the third and final "Grimm Gala" took place on Saturday, Jan. 28, and raised $804,000 for OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital in Oregon.
Old Falls Street accepting food vendor applications for summer 2017
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 06:10 pm
Calling all area food vendors: Old Falls Street, USA, the three-block entertainment district that connects Niagara Falls State Park with hotels and attractions in downtown Niagara Falls, is calling for local vendors who are interested in selling their products during the 2017 summer season (Memorial Day through Labor Day).
Jastrzemski offers local tools for pistol recertification
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 06:05 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski has added a computer and mail-in recertification forms to the Niagara County pistol permit office after the state launched a permit recertification website under rules imposed by the NY SAFE Act gun control law.
Emmy Award-winning 'So You Think You Can Dance' returning for 14th season on FOX
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 05:55 pm
FOX has renewed the Emmy Award-winning "So You Think You Can Dance," for a 14th season. From 19 Entertainment and dick clark productions, "So You Think You Can Dance" will return this summer on FOX.
Food Bank of WNY: Community's help needed to 'Check Out Hunger'
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 03:45 pm
Western New Yorkers will be able to help feed hungry families in the community while shopping for groceries throughout the month o February. Customers of Dash's Market, The Market in the Square, Tops Friendly Markets and Wegmans Food Markets will have the option to add $2, $3, or $5 to their grocery bill to support the Food Bank of Western New York's 25th annual "Check Out Hunger" campaign.
UB lands $1.8M grant to test new seek-and-destroy cancer treatment
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 02:00 pm
The University at Buffalo has received a $1.8 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to test new strategies for improving the delivery of potent toxins to cancer cells.
TCM goes 'From A to Z' for 2017 edition of '31 Days of Oscar'
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 01:15 pm
Turner Classic Movies' annual "31 Days of Oscar" is going alphabetical this year with a monthlong lineup that starts Wednesday, Feb. 1 (6 a.m. ET).
Buffalo Sabres team up with Bald for Bucks, Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 01:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Monday announced the team will partner with the Bald for Bucks initiative and Roswell Park Cancer Institute throughout the month of February to raise funds to support critical cancer research and patient-care programs.
Tree & shrub seedlings available from Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 01:15 pm
Order forms for the 2017 conservation tree and shrub seedling sale are now available from Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District.
John Mayer's 'The Search For Everything' World Tour to launch March 31
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 01:10 pm
Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter John Mayer is launching his "Search for Everything" World Tour on Friday, March 31, in Albany, at the Times Union Center.
State Parks Standing Committee to meet for project approval of West River Connector Trail
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 01:10 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Niagara River Greenway Fund Standing Committee will hold a meeting at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, to vote on funding for projects proposed to the Standing Committee by State Parks.
Get a free short stack of pancakes on IHOP National Pancake Day
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 12:40 pm
IHOP Restaurants recently announced the kickoff of its 12th annual National Pancake Day campaign - and for one day, the humble, delicious pancake will serve a much bigger purpose.
Allen Street Poutine Co. to host 2nd annual poutine eating contest
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 11:55 am
In honor of National Potato Lovers Month, Allen Street Poutine Co. will host its second annual poutine-eating contest at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4. Allen Street Poutine Co. is located at 242 Allen St., Buffalo.
Breakthrough singing test quickly measures pitch accuracy
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 11:55 am
A University at Buffalo psychologist is part of a team of researchers and educators behind a new online test that quickly measures singing accuracy.
Higgins & Ryan push for Scajaquada corridor project to include pedestrian-friendly features that 'embrace Olmsted vision'
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 11:40 am
With the deadline for public comments just days away, Congressman Brian Higgins and New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan are sharing their vision for the future of the Scajaquada corridor.
Brian & Jenn Johnson's 'After All These Years' debuts at No. 1 on iTunes Christian albums chart
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 11:30 am
Available now, Dove Award-winning Bethel Music's Brian & Jenn Johnson debut "After All These Years."
'Awash in a sea of information and fake news,' Americans need to develop new literacy skills, UB's information studies chair says
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 11:30 am
Responsible and level-headed Americans must develop "digital literacy skills" to sort through the flood of "biased or false misinformation" in today's information age, warns the chair of the University at Buffalo's department of library and information studies.
Niagara Catholic: Mardi Gras dinner and auction 2017
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 11:20 am
On Saturday, March 4, Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School will hold its annual Mardi Gras Dinner and Auction at the school, 520 66th St., Niagara Falls.
Niagara County Department of Health offers free diabetes prevention program workshops
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 11:20 am
The Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division, in collaboration with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering a free diabetes prevention program starting on Friday, Feb. 17.
Atlantic announces 'The Shack: Music From And Inspired By The Original Motion Picture'
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 11:10 am
Atlantic Records has announced its release of "The Shack: Music From And Inspired By The Original Motion Picture," due everywhere on Friday, Feb. 24, to coincide with the nationwide release of the film from Lionsgate's Summit Entertainment label on March 3.
The Brilliance unveil 'All Is Not Lost,' touted by critics as 'The album you need to hear in 2017'
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 11:05 am
"All Is Not Lost," the sophomore release from The Brilliance, is available now, and critics are calling it "the album you need to hear in 2017."
NT Senior Center to host Valentine's dinner dance
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 07:00 am
The North Tonawanda Senior Center's annual Valentine's Day dinner dance will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 15. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner will be served at 6 p.m. and music will play from 7-9 p.m.
Lockport defeats Niagara Falls in rematch
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 09:15 pm
In front of a modest crowd inside the "Wolvearena" at Niagara Falls High School, the Lockport Lions defeated the Wolverines, 58-53, on Saturday. The Lions lost the first time the two teams met, 64-43, so the win gives the teams a split of their season series.