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Higgins announces Nov. 14 deadline for service academy nomination applications
Thu, Nov 13th 2014 08:30 am
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, is reminding local high school students interested in attending one of the U.S. service academies that the last day to submit a request for a nomination is Friday. Service academy appointments are made by the president of the United States based on congressional and/or military nominations.
Dr. Daniel Burns now delivering at Mount St. Mary's
Thu, Nov 13th 2014 08:30 am
Dr. Daniel Burns, OB/GYN, has announced he is now delivering babies exclusively at Mount St. Mary's Hospital.
There's a fresh new look at Niagara Falls Burger King
Thu, Nov 13th 2014 08:30 am
Carrols Corp., operator of more than 900 Burger King restaurants in several states, announced the re-opening of its restaurant located at 7403 Niagara Falls Blvd.
Summit View hosts basket auction
Thu, Nov 13th 2014 08:30 am
The Summit View Residents Association will present its annual basket auction in the Community Room at Summit View Apartments, 7210 Williams Road. The event runs from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Dec. 6.
Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' honored with Truly Moving Picture Award from Heartland Film
Thu, Nov 13th 2014 08:30 am
The major motion picture release "Interstellar" from Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures, directed by Christopher Nolan ("Inception", "Dark Knight Trilogy"), has been recognized with the Truly Moving Picture Award by nonprofit arts organization Heartland Film.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue at Walden Galleria this Saturday
Thu, Nov 13th 2014 08:30 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at the Walden Galleria Mall. Volunteers will be on the lower level in front of Famous Footwear, which is located between Lord and Taylor and Macy's.
Ceretto announces HEAP aid for people struggling to heat homes
Wed, Nov 12th 2014 10:50 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto today announced federal funding is being made available through New York's Home Energy Assistance Program to help families in need heat their homes during the cold winter season.
Niagara University receives $100,000 grant from Alden Trust for nursing simulation center
Wed, Nov 12th 2014 10:50 pm
Plans to construct a state-of-the-art nursing simulation center at Niagara University have received a major shot in the arm, thanks to the support of the George I. Alden Trust.
'The Voice' narrows field to top 12 artists as competition heats up
Wed, Nov 12th 2014 10:25 pm
NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice" has revealed the top 12 artists, all of whom will compete for the title beginning Monday, Nov. 17 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT).
Niagara University alumnus elected NYSSCPA president
Wed, Nov 12th 2014 10:10 am
Joseph M. Falbo Jr., a 1991 graduate of Niagara University, was recently elected president of the 28,000-member New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. He becomes the first NU alumnus - and only the second member from the Buffalo chapter - to chair the association since it was incorporated in 1897.
Annual spaghetti dinner, Festival of Lights opening at Fatima Shrine
Wed, Nov 12th 2014 07:00 am
Our Lady of Fatima Shrine Knights of Columbus Council No. 14622 hosts its seventh annual spaghetti dinner from 3 until 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 22, in the shrine's dining hall, 1023 Swann Road, Lewiston.
Love Canal activist Lois Gibbs to speak at UB School of Management
Tue, Nov 11th 2014 09:55 pm
Lois Gibbs, the nationally recognized environmental activist who exposed and pushed for changes at the Love Canal toxic waste site, will speak at the University at Buffalo School of Management Nov. 21.
Spandau Ballet announce 'Soul Boys of the Western World' tour
Tue, Nov 11th 2014 09:30 pm
Spandau Ballet, a successful and influential British band, announced their "Soul Boys of the Western World" tour.
'LIVE with Kelly and Michael' heads into holiday season celebrating viewers' acts of kindness with "#liveAOK"
Tue, Nov 11th 2014 09:30 pm
The holiday season is known to bring out the spirit of giving in all of us, and on "LIVE with Kelly and Michael," hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan announced "#liveAOK," a partnership with EXTRA Gum designed to reward and celebrates those who embody that generous spirit.
Echosmith's hit single 'Cool Kids' certified platinum
Tue, Nov 11th 2014 09:30 pm
Echosmith is in the midst of one of their biggest weeks to date, in a year that's already taken them from indie darlings to 2014's breakout success story.
Syfy celebrates Thanksgiving weekend with 'Helix Black Goo Friday' marathon
Tue, Nov 11th 2014 09:30 pm
Syfy will celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday weekend with a "Helix Black Goo Friday" marathon, all-new episodes of "Haven" and "Z Nation," and a two-day festival of iconic sci-fi films.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital celebrates Veterans Day
Tue, Nov 11th 2014 09:30 pm
More than 70 residents, patients and volunteers of Mount St. Mary's Hospital and the Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence were honored today as part of the organization's Veterans Day tribute luncheon.
Schoellkopf war vets commemorate Veterans Day
Tue, Nov 11th 2014 09:30 pm
Four members of the "Greatest Generation" who now live at Schoellkopf Health Center traveled to Hyde Park today to attend Veterans Day ceremonies at the Niagara Falls Veterans Memorial. All four served in the U.S. armed forces in World War II.
Meet Max Charles
Tue, Nov 11th 2014 09:00 pm
In just three years, Max Charles has appeared in the Sony action blockbuster "The Amazing Spider-Man," lived next door to aliens on ABC's "The Neighbors," voiced Sherman in the DreamWorks animated film "Mr. Peabody & Sherman," and shared the screen with John Constantine in NBC's new Friday night sci-fi series.
Ceretto announces online virtual tours of New York state parks
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 04:25 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, in his role as the ranking member of the Assembly's Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development Committee, announced virtual tours of all of New York's state parks are being made available online at http://www.nystateparkstours.com/.
Ceretto: New online hiring resource for veterans
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 04:25 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto has announced the release of a new online resource that will connect out-of-work veterans to temporary state employment opportunities.
Sabres 'Bowl-A-Rama' set for Jan. 11
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 04:25 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the "Bowl-A-Rama" celebrity bowling tournament to benefit the Buffalo Sabres Foundation will return this season.
Uzo Aduba, Elizabeth Banks, Jamie Foxx, Julianne Hough, Jessie J, Heidi Klum, Olivia Munn, Emmy Rossum to present at American Music Awards
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 04:25 pm
The 2014 American Music Awards will broadcast live from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live Sunday, Nov. 23 (8-11 p.m. ET/PT) on ABC.
Veterans treatment courts offer veterans a second chance, says New York State Bar Association president
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 01:00 pm
The New York State Bar Association has called on state leaders to expand the availability of veterans treatment courts throughout New York.
ECC's HARBORCENTER home signals new era for college's hockey program and downtown presence
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 01:00 pm
On Saturday, Erie Community College's Kats entered HARBORCENTER's glistening Canalside confines, dropped the puck against interstate rival Hudson Valley, and ushered in yet another example of how the three-campus college is continuously looking to enhance its downtown opportunities - both on the ice and in the classroom.
Traveler advisory: Robert Moses Parkway
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 01:00 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation has announced travel restrictions are scheduled to begin Thursday on the Robert Moses State Parkway in the vicinity of Niagara Falls State Park, in the City of Niagara Falls.
UB to hold Veterans Day celebration
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 01:00 pm
The University at Buffalo will honor its veteran and military service members at the university's fifth annual Veterans Day Celebration Nov. 11 on the North Campus.
Dunkin' Donuts supports Western New York animals with special treat
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 01:00 pm
Dunkin' Donuts, America's all-day, every-day stop for coffee and baked goods, will offer Western New York residents a reward for good behavior when they show support for the second-oldest humane society in the country.
The Band Perry hailed as best performance on CMA Awards
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 01:00 pm
Last week proved to be a big one for superstar sibling trio The Band Perry. TBP showcased its musical prowess, performing a stirring rendition of Glen Campbell's "Gentle On My Mind" on the CMA Awards Wednesday.
Sabres assign Larsson to Rochester
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 12:55 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced Sunday the team assigned forward Johan Larsson to the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.
Maher to spend Thanksgiving morning 'trotting' for local charities
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 12:55 pm
The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., is once again lacing up his running shoes to raise money for local charities.
This '747' can't go fast enough: Lady Antebellum arrive at Fallsview Casino in February
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 12:55 pm
With the recent release of their fifth studio album, "747," Grammy Award-winning, chart-topping country group Lady Antebellum brings triple-stacked harmonies to Fallsview Casino Resort.
Dr. John Blundell joins Memorial Medical Center staff
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 12:55 pm
John Patrick Blundell, M.D., has joined the medical staff at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center as a member of its hospitalist team.
A.G. Schneiderman offers tips to help consumers compare health care plans in advance of state marketplace open enrollment
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 12:55 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has issued a brochure offering tips to New Yorkers buying health insurance coverage for 2015.
Buffalo History Museum presents 11th annual local author book signing
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 12:50 pm
The Buffalo History Museum offers a unique holiday shopping experience at its 11th annual local author book-signing. The event runs from noon until 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at the museum, One Museum Court at Elmwood Avenue and Nottingham Terrace intersection.
Niagara University joining nationwide 'Roll Call' for Veterans Day
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 07:00 am
Niagara University's campus will fall silent at 2 p.m. this Veterans Day (Nov. 11) in honor of the American servicemen and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in the name of freedom.
Free hotcakes for heroes on Veterans Day at Bob Evans
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 07:00 am
Veterans and active military personnel have a hearty hotcakes breakfast coming their way - free on Veterans Day, thanks to Bob Evans Farms. All Bob Evans restaurants will serve free, all-you-can-eat hotcakes to veterans and active duty military members who present a valid military ID Tuesday, Nov. 11.
Applebee's says 'Thank you' to service members with free meals on Veterans Day
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 07:00 am
Expanding upon its six-year Veterans Day tradition of providing free meals to current and former service members, this year Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar will look to provide everyday household items such as washers and dryers and medical equipment to veterans or active duty military and their families in need.
Tops to honor U.S. veterans and active military with 11 percent discount on Veterans Day
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 07:00 am
Tops Friendly Markets announced the company will offer military personnel and their immediate families an 11 percent discount off their grocery bill this Veterans Day.
'Guess Who's Coming to Thanksgiving Dinner' week kicks-off on 'The Chew'
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 07:00 am
"The Chew" counts down to Thanksgiving with the weeklong series "Guess Who's Coming to Thanksgiving Dinner," featuring surprise guests who will cook with the co-hosts.