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Speaker at Grand Island Relay For Life shares her journey from cancer to health
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:20 am
In 2004, Pam Braun didn't feel well. After going through a battery of medical tests, she was told that it appeared that she had lymphoma.
Trane running for Lewiston highway superintendent post
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:10 am
Dave Trane has announced he is the Democratic candidate for Town of Lewiston Highway Department superintendent. Trane is a retired Niagara Falls firefighter. He also worked 10 years for the New York State Department of Transportation.
Porter Board hears of disruptive commercial operation
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:10 am
For more than a year, a popular topic of conversation for Town of Porter residents on Lake Road has been former Councilman Mike McCabe's property.
Red Brick Bench Press Championship benefits military and families
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:10 am
In addition to his duties as Lewiston town supervisor, Dennis Brochey also serves as founder and director of a yearly fundraiser known as the Red Brick Bench Press Championship.
Tonawandas Gateway Harbor announces 2015 concerts and events
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
Tonawandas Gateway Harbor Inc.'s 2015 concerts and events opened in style last Sunday with the "Taste of the Tonawandas." Visitors enjoyed everything from appetizers to desserts, with an assortment of vendor's booths, children's entertainment and two live bands.
Parking patterns change for Artpark's 'Tuesday in the Park'
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
The Village of Lewiston, its Department of Public Works, the Lewiston Police Department and Artpark & Company have teamed up to establish a new parking pattern for "Tuesday in the Park" concert nights.
Look who's in 'Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!'
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
Actor Frankie Muniz, entertainers Penn & Teller, multi-Grammy winner Ne-Yo, NASCAR drivers Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano, author Jackie Collins, actor Lou Ferrigno and former "MythBusters" host Grant Imahara will join the star-studded cast of "Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!" when the global pop culture sensation premieres on Syfy Wednesday, July 22 (9 p.m. ET/PT).
Ceretto continues push for legalization of MMA
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, renewed his call for the legalization of mixed martial arts in New York at a press conference Friday at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Cuomo announces 26 properties nominated to state and national registers of historic places
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the New York State Board for Historic Preservation has recommended the addition of 26 properties, resources and districts to the State and National Registers of Historic Places.
Chris Collins helps secure $233,905 grant for Olcott Fire Company
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
Congressman Chris Collins has announced $233,905 in federal funding for the Olcott Fire Co.
Buffalo Philharmonic's 'Soundwave' brings The Albrights, reunited Babik to Kleinhans
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
On Thursday, Sept. 24, the Buffalo Philharmonic will present "Soundwave," featuring Buffalo bands The Albrights and Babik, and works by contemporary rock-inspired composers and songwriters Mason Bates, Adam Schoenberg and Sufjan Stevens.
Premiere episode of 'Celebrity Family Feud' kicks-off with two games Sunday, June 21
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
Hosted by Steve Harvey, the highly popular multi-hyphenate standup comedian, actor, author, deejay and Emmy Award-winning talk show and game-show host, "Celebrity Family Feud" premieres Sunday, June 21 (8 p.m., ET/PT), on the ABC Television Network.
Hulu to open ultimate 'Seinfeld: The Apartment' fan experience in New York City
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
Hulu announced it will create a real-world version of Jerry Seinfeld's iconic Upper West Side apartment, complete with a show memorabilia gallery and interactive "Seinfeld" fan experience.
Alzheimer's caregivers find support, advice in group
Thu, Jun 11th 2015 07:00 pm
Sadness, depression, fear, loneliness, isolation, confusion, anger ... people who are the prime caregivers for loved ones with Alzheimer's can experience any of these feelings ... and more.
Riviera Theatre: By popular demand, Kenny G announces second show
Thu, Jun 11th 2015 06:20 pm
Due to the overwhelming demand for the first sold-out Kenny G show, The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center announces he will perform a second show at 5 p.m. Friday Aug. 7. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Friday, June 12.
ECHDC announces success of summer concerts will bring updates to Canalside
Thu, Jun 11th 2015 06:00 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. today highlighted the success of the recent concerts held at Canalside. Last week's first free Thursday night concert attracted nearly 15,000 people. The dance-pop duo Matt and Kim drew an enthusiastic crowd.
Seventy-three employers to participate in National Guard veterans job fair June 18
Thu, Jun 11th 2015 06:00 pm
The New York National Guard will host a United States Chamber of Commerce Foundation "Hiring Our Heroes" veterans job fair at the Connecticut Street Armory in Buffalo Thursday, June 18.
Lewiston Dance Center shines
Thu, Jun 11th 2015 06:00 pm
The Lewiston Dance Center just wrapped up its season with the yearly recital. Dancers also attended two different competitions.
NCP golf tournament to honor Ulatowski
Thu, Jun 11th 2015 06:00 pm
Niagara Cerebral Palsy is holding its 23rd annual Matthew J. Murphy Jr. Golf Tournament June 12 at Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course, 4560 Creek Road, Lewiston.
Niagara University CMAA student chapter applauded by Cuomo
Thu, Jun 11th 2015 06:00 pm
New York's top governmental office has taken notice of the Niagara University student chapter of the Club Managers Association of America, which has been named the best in the nation for six years running.
Six-time Grammy winner TobyMac announces 'This Is Not A Test' album, tour
Wed, Jun 10th 2015 04:30 pm
Six-time Grammy winner TobyMac has announced the release of his sixth studio project, "This Is Not A Test."
Lightning-Blackhawks Game 3 is third-most watched Stanley Cup Final game ever on NBCSN
Wed, Jun 10th 2015 04:15 pm
NBCSN's presentation of Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Chicago Blackhawks, in which the Lightning defeated the Blackhawks by a score of 3-2 to take a 2-1 series lead, averaged 3.896 million viewers, making it the third-most watched Stanley Cup Final game ever on NBCSN.
Get 'Charmed' with ALEX AND ANI, give to cancer research
Wed, Jun 10th 2015 04:15 pm
The WNY Ovarian Cancer Project will be the beneficiary of a "Charmed by Charity" soiree at ALEX AND ANI. The public is invited to the store to sip refreshments, snack on small bites and shop with others who share a passion for giving back to the community.
Henry Winkler, William Shatner, Terry Bradshaw, George Foreman, Jeff Dye take journey of a lifetime with NBC's 'Better Late Than Never'
Wed, Jun 10th 2015 04:15 pm
Henry Winkler, William Shatner, Terry Bradshaw, George Foreman and Jeff Dye will embark on the ultimate international excursion with no assistants, no limousines and no lattes, in search of an intimate, life-changing experience.
Shakespeare in ... Hennepin Park
Wed, Jun 10th 2015 04:00 pm
Hear ye, hear ye ... one and all! Come hither and hasten to the Hennepin Park Gazebo at the corner of Center and South Fourth streets at 7 p.m. Monday, June 29, to view Shakespearian actors strut and fret their hour upon the stage and then be heard from no more.
Niagara County Peach Queen applications available; new scholarship amount
Wed, Jun 10th 2015 04:00 pm
The Niagara County Peach Queen Program is looking forward to Sept. 13, when the 2015-16 Peach Queen will be crowned and will receive a generous $4,000 scholarship from the Kiwanis Club of Lewiston. The amount has nearly doubled from the scholarship amount last year's recipient won.
NU students fundraise for Peruvian orphanage while studying abroad
Wed, Jun 10th 2015 02:20 pm
Niagara University students are committed to making a difference in the lives of others, whenever and - the operative term here - wherever they are needed.
Higgins invites students to participate in the Congressional Award program
Wed, Jun 10th 2015 02:20 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins is inviting young people across the district to participate in the Congressional Award program. Those who qualify have an opportunity to receive honors for dedicating time and effort to public service, personal development, physical fitness and exploration.
Providers hear from nationally renowned developmental medicine leader at Niagara Falls conference
Wed, Jun 10th 2015 02:20 pm
Western New York providers and client advocates heard Tuesday from a nationally renowned leader in developmental medicine and other health care providers about models of care that may well impact the future of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities across the country.
Assembly passes legislation to provide quicker access to medical marijuana
Wed, Jun 10th 2015 02:20 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, working alongside fellow lawmakers and dozens of Compassionate Care NY supporters, continued his efforts to expedite the process for critically ill patients to receive medical marijuana in New York state.
Ortt, State Senate pass bills to combat state heroin crisis and enhance treatment options for opioid abuse
Wed, Jun 10th 2015 02:00 pm
New York State Senate Joint Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction Co-Chair Sen. Rob Ortt, R, C, I, North Tonawanda, and his Senate colleagues passed a package of bills Tuesday to help decrease heroin deaths and put more drug dealers behind bars for selling dangerous opioids.
'The Voice': Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, Pharrell Williams set as season nine coaches, Carson Daly to return as host
Wed, Jun 10th 2015 12:50 pm
Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams have been announced as the season nine coaches and Carson Daly as host for NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice."
TNBPA celebrates two decades of service in Town of Niagara
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 05:20 pm
Every winter, Town of Niagara residents ring in the holidays with the colorful and lively Niagara Electric Lights Parade. At the start of every year, an awards dinner celebrates businesses and citizens in the town. And at the end of every summer is the annual Steak Out.
McDermott to run for Town of Niagara Board
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 05:20 pm
Robert J. McDermott, a Democrat endorsed by the Niagara County Democratic Committee and Town of Niagara Democratic Committee, has announced he will be running for the position of town councilman this year on the Town of Niagara Board.
NT clerk announces July 4 writing contest
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 05:20 pm
North Tonawanda City Clerk/Treasurer Daniel R. Quinn would like to extend the opportunity for North Tonawanda children in grades K-6 to participate in a Fourth of July writing contest.
Tuscarora School celebrates culture, traditions of community
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 05:20 pm
Culture Night has been a longstanding tradition at Niagara-Wheatfield's Tuscarora Native American School. It was started by the late Marge Printup, who taught the Tuscarora language at the school.
Gentlemen, start your lawn mowers
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 05:20 pm
Drivers will start their engines Saturday, June 20, for the greatest spectacle in lawnmowing.
Buffalo Sabres: NHL Draft party planned for June 26
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 04:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced plans to host an NHL Draft party presented by First Niagara Friday, June 26, at First Niagara Center in downtown Buffalo. Doors for the free event will open at 6 p.m. and draft coverage begins at 7 p.m.
'Paddles Up': Registration open for 10th annual Grand Island event
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 04:45 pm
The Niagara River Greenway Commission and the Town of Grand Island have announced registration is now open for the 10th annual "Paddles Up" non-competitive 4.8-mile paddle event around Beaver Island State Park. The event will be held Saturday, July 25.
Ceretto announces free consumer scam prevention seminar
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 04:45 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, alongside New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, recently announced he will host a free consumer scam prevention seminar at 11 a.m. Friday, June 12, at the LaSalle Library, 8728 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls.