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NBCSN presents coverage of 'Mecum Auctions: Monterey'
Thu, Aug 13th 2015 11:10 am
NBC Sports Group presents more than 40 hours of motorsports coverage this weekend.
Ad Club's 'Big Tip-Off' fundraiser set for Aug. 20
Thu, Aug 13th 2015 11:10 am
The Advertising Club of Buffalo is hosting the fifth annual "celebrity" bartending event, "The Big Tip-Off," on Thursday, Aug. 20. Taking place at Soho Burger Bar, several of Western New York's big shots of advertising will be behind the bar competing against each other to see who can earn the most tips for a good cause.
Employers reveal biggest resume blunders in annual CareerBuilder survey
Thu, Aug 13th 2015 07:00 am
Creating an attention-getting resume can be a tall order for job seekers in today's fast-paced hiring environment. According to a new survey from CareerBuilder, the majority of employers (70 percent) spend less than five minutes reviewing a resume, and half (48 percent) spend less than two minutes.
The Silo hosts 'Paws for a Cause' fundraiser for SPCA
Wed, Aug 12th 2015 06:10 pm
From 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16, come on down to The Silo Restaurant for free hot dogs, face-painting, the chance to win prizes and possibly meet your new best friend.
Erie County Fair to offer gate admission to ticketholders of cancelled shows
Wed, Aug 12th 2015 06:00 pm
As a result of these two unprecedented concert cancellations that occurred outside the control of the Erie County Fair, management is offering each ticketholder one free gate admission per concert ticket purchased to any remaining day of the fair (through Aug. 23).
Higgins congratulates Roswell Park physician on naming to federal panel on diagnostic testing
Wed, Aug 12th 2015 05:50 pm
Pathologist Dr. Carl Morrison, leader in precision-medicine field, named to advisory panel on clinical diagnostic laboratory tests
Marsha McWilson concert re-scheduled
Wed, Aug 12th 2015 05:50 pm
All the elements came together for "Blue Monday" this week ... including the rain.
Wilson Bike Night motorcycle judging contest winners
Wed, Aug 12th 2015 05:35 pm
The 16th annual Wilson Motorcycle Rally was held last Friday evening. The event is held the first Friday of August each year on Main Street in the harborside Village of Wilson.
Niagara University hospitality professors present at major international educators conference
Wed, Aug 12th 2015 05:35 pm
Two Niagara University professors were involved in one of the world's largest annual international hospitality conferences last week.
Hospice patient helps bring comfort to others
Wed, Aug 12th 2015 04:50 pm
One of the unique services Niagara Hospice provides to every patient is a comfort tote that includes a lap blanket and other small items.
'Frankie Avalon - Christmas Show' headlines upcoming events at Riviera Theatre
Wed, Aug 12th 2015 04:40 pm
The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center announces the following events:
Panepinto announces thousands in state aid for library construction
Wed, Aug 12th 2015 04:40 pm
State Sen. Marc Panepinto recently announced $141,108 in funding for four public libraries within the 60th State Senate District. The funding comes as part of 182 construction grants awarded to libraries across the state from the New York State Library.
Chris Cornell to release 'Higher Truth' Sept. 18
Wed, Aug 12th 2015 04:15 pm
Multiple Grammy Award-winning, Golden Globe-nominated acclaimed singer and songwriter Chris Cornell will release his fifth studio album, "Higher Truth," on Friday, Sept. 18, via Universal Music Enterprises (UMe).
Poloncarz signs law prohibiting sale of microbead products in Erie County
Wed, Aug 12th 2015 04:15 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined Wednesday by Erie County Legislator Patrick Burke (7th District), elected officials, representatives of the attorney general's office and environmental advocates at Wilkeson Pointe on Lake Erie to sign into law Local Law 8-2, a law prohibiting the sale of personal cosmetic products containing microbeads in Erie County.
Seacrest in: Ryan named late night host for NBC's Rio Olympics coverage
Wed, Aug 12th 2015 04:15 pm
With just under a year to go until the opening ceremony, NBC Olympics announced today Ryan Seacrest will serve as host for NBC's late night coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
Erie County Fair adds new, free concert
Tue, Aug 11th 2015 05:30 pm
Late Monday night, Erie County Fair officials were given the news Meghan Trainor was cancelling her concert at the fair.
Buffalo Sabres introduce prospects challenge
Tue, Aug 11th 2015 05:25 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will host the Prospects Challenge, presented by Tops Friendly Markets, from Sept. 12-14 at First Niagara Center and HARBORCENTER.
'Peace Garden Painting Parties' with Thomas Paul Asklar
Tue, Aug 11th 2015 01:35 pm
Lewiston artist and art educator Thomas Paul Asklar is offering summer painting workshop parties for adults in the Lewiston Peace Garden at 6 p.m. Wednesdays from Aug. 19 through Sept. 16.
Meghan Trainor cancels show at Erie County Fair
Tue, Aug 11th 2015 01:25 pm
Creative Artists Agency informed Erie County Fair officials late Monday night that Meghan Trainor will not be playing at the Erie County Fair on Thursday, Aug. 13, due to ongoing medical concerns.
Niagara County Peach Festival Parade units needed
Tue, Aug 11th 2015 01:20 pm
The 2015 Niagara County Peach Festival is seeking units for this year's parade, which is taking place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, on Center Street in Lewiston.
Erie County Fair: Free fair admission Aug. 12 with canned food donation
Tue, Aug 11th 2015 01:20 pm
For the third consecutive year, the Erie County Agricultural Society will partner with the Food Bank of Western New York to help fight hunger. With the donation of a canned food item, fairgoers will receive free admission to opening day of the 176th Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 12 (gates open at noon).
Golfing for good
Tue, Aug 11th 2015 01:20 pm
The recent Louis J. Fernandez Memorial Golf Tournament of the board of associates of Mount St. Mary's Hospital paid tribute to the late Vincent Laurendi Jr., a former executive of Adelphia Cable Niagara and former member of the board who passed away in August 2014.
Village of Lewiston: Public pressures Planning Board over proposed Paladino plaza (site photos included)
Tue, Aug 11th 2015 11:35 am
Nearly 75 Village of Lewiston business owners and residents made it clear Monday they are not in favor of Ellicott Development's latest proposal to build a plaza across 4.1 acres of land on Center, North Eighth and Onondaga streets.
Public art set to bloom across Erie County
Mon, Aug 10th 2015 05:35 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined by Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, Albright-Knox Art Gallery Senior Curator Dr. Cathleen Chaffee, Albright Knox Curator of Public Art Aaron Ott, community business leaders and residents to announce the newest installation in the public art initiative, an innovative arts partnership between Erie County, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and the City of Buffalo.
Arts Services Initiative of WNY: 2016 community arts, arts education, individual artist grants available
Mon, Aug 10th 2015 03:40 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York has announced the application process for New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization regrants in Erie and Niagara counties, with a 20 percent increase in overall funding available and no cultural data project requirement. All new applicants must attend an information session.
Grammy-nominated The Fray to perform at Fallsview Casino
Mon, Aug 10th 2015 03:20 pm
Denver-based The Fray takes the stage at Fallsview Casino for two nights as part of November's lineup.
Fife and Drum Muster and Soldiers' Field Day Aug. 15-16
Mon, Aug 10th 2015 03:15 pm
Join the Friends of Fort George and Parks Canada as they celebrate the 16th annual Fife and Drum Muster and Soldiers' Field Day.
Higgins joins local Vietnam veterans to announce project adding 280 names of Western New Yorkers killed in action to Purple Heart Hall of Honor
Mon, Aug 10th 2015 03:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins joined local veterans, including members of the Vietnam Veterans of America and Military Order of the Purple Heart, to announce the addition of 280 names of Vietnam veterans from Western New York who were killed in action to the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor.
Soccer stars share stories
Mon, Aug 10th 2015 10:40 am
The dream to play professional soccer starts to materialize around the age of 5 years old. That was the case with these three local soccer players: Julian Ekeze of Rochester, and Andrew and Matt Ferguson of Stoney Creek, Canada. All three started playing at this age and continued to play at the collegiate level at Niagara University.
Shedding light on a mystery: Answers sought on origin of Buffalo Launch Club beacon
Mon, Aug 10th 2015 07:00 am
The Buffalo Launch Club lighthouse, an iconic and much-admired landmark along the East River, has become a history mystery.
49th annual Lewiston Art Festival Winners
Sun, Aug 9th 2015 09:45 am
The Lewiston Council on the Arts has announced the winners of this year's Lewiston Art Festival.
Attempt to locate Amber D. Merrell
Sat, Aug 8th 2015 06:15 pm
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Bureau has issued a request for assistance in locating Amber D. Merrell, a 37-year-old white female who was last seen at her residence on or about the 16th of July. It is unknown what items of clothing Amber may have been wearing at the time that she went missing.
Trinity United Methodist Church flock welcomes new shepherd
Sat, Aug 8th 2015 02:00 pm
Trinity United Methodist Church has welcomed a new pastor this summer whose spiritual travels have taken him from across the globe to the Island, and from the laboratory to the pulpit.
GI Rotary Club serving locally, regionally, internationally
Sat, Aug 8th 2015 09:00 am
On the Island, across the river and around the world, the success of the Rotary Club is due to cooperative action among local members and between clubs in the region and abroad.
Island Ship Center earns UPS designation
Sat, Aug 8th 2015 09:00 am
Fahim Mojawalla firmly believes in the four "P"s: passion, patience, persistence and politeness.
Father's Day Lawn Mower Race says 'Thank you'
Sat, Aug 8th 2015 09:00 am
Tom and Debbie Harrison of Wheelhouse Marine, who have been faithful sponsors of the annual Father's Day Lawn Mower Race and Car Show, are not too late on their donation for this year, also.
Helping hands for McMahon's
Sat, Aug 8th 2015 09:00 am
It's the small white diner at 1849 Grand Island Blvd., the one with the lighthouse out front.
Udumbara Yoga: Om sweet Om
Sat, Aug 8th 2015 07:00 am
The Kelly House, formerly the Tiffany Shop, Joette's and an apothecary business, is chanting a new mantra. Udumbara Yoga is infusing elements of wellness and classic style into the resonant energy inherent within this timeless, historic home located at 400 Plain St., Lewiston.
10th annual Newfane Bike Night Friday
Sat, Aug 8th 2015 07:00 am
Rev, rev; vroom, vroom - the bikes are gearing up.
Mermaids of the Mighty Niagara swim into Youngstown
Sat, Aug 8th 2015 07:00 am
The first Mermaids of the Mighty Niagara takes over Youngstown's Main Street starting at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15.