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Discussion on Buffalo's 'renaissance' coming to Niagara University
Thu, Dec 4th 2014 12:30 pm
How real is the Buffalo "renaissance?"
Ceretto announces new district office location
Thu, Dec 4th 2014 12:30 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto announced his district office has moved to 800 Main St., Suite 2C, in Niagara Falls.
Light up the holidays without lighting up your electric bill
Thu, Dec 4th 2014 07:00 am
The holiday season will soon be ablaze with lights and festive displays of all shapes and sizes. As you contemplate just how many lights to put up this year, National Grid wants you to know you can do so without adding dramatically to your energy bill.
'American Idol' winner to join Big Machine Label Group roster, which Includes Taylor Swift, Rascal Flatts, The Band Perry
Wed, Dec 3rd 2014 08:15 pm
Scott Borchetta, president and CEO of the Big Machine Label Group and one of the most successful forces in the music industry today, has joined "American Idol XIV" as mentor to help shape the career of the competition's winner.
Higgins announces House passage of ABLE Act
Wed, Dec 3rd 2014 06:30 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced today the House of Representatives approval of H.R. 647, the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE Act). This legislation creates tax-free savings accounts for individuals with disabilities. Higgins cosponsored the legislation.
New York State Parks sets agency 'Cyber Monday' record with $2 million in sales
Wed, Dec 3rd 2014 06:30 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced its two-day "Cyber Monday" promotion sold more than 15,000 three-year Empire Passports and generated more than $2 million.
To raise funds for mission to Haiti, UB medical students hold silent auction
Wed, Dec 3rd 2014 06:30 pm
A woman who was hemorrhaging three weeks after a stillbirth was taken to a hospital to be treated. Another woman with advanced lymphoma was admitted to the hospital and treated for the first time. A teenage boy's first physical exam revealed a life-threatening heart murmur.
Schneiderman announces resources to aid homeowners and consumers impacted by Buffalo-area snowstorm
Wed, Dec 3rd 2014 06:30 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today met with local leaders in Buffalo and announced he is making a network of housing counselors and legal services providers available to help area residents resolve issues with insurance companies and mortgage providers following extensive home damage from record snowfall.
St. Peter's students celebrate season of giving
Wed, Dec 3rd 2014 12:10 pm
The students of St. Peter's R.C. School in Lewiston kicked off the season of giving by creating shoeboxes filled with gifts for Samaritan's Purse/Operation Christmas Child recipients around world.
Florida Georgia Line, MAGIC! and Idina Menzel join Taylor Swift on 'New Year's Rockin' Eve'
Wed, Dec 3rd 2014 11:55 am
Florida Georgia Line, MAGIC! and Idina Menzel will perform live for more than 1 million fans in Times Square as part of the lineup on "New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2015."
Jeff Foxworthy, Michael Bolton, Eddie Money headline March entertainment lineup at Seneca Resorts & Casinos
Wed, Dec 3rd 2014 09:55 am
Seneca Resorts & Casinos announced the March entertainment lineup will include performances at Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino by "redneck" comedian Jeff Foxworthy and '80s rocker Eddie Money.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue presents 3rd annual 'Heart To Heart Fundraiser' 'A Taste of The Niagara Region'
Wed, Dec 3rd 2014 09:55 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue's third annual Heart to Heart fundraising event, "A Taste of The Niagara Region," will take place from noon until 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Toys for Tots aims to make spirits bright around Erie County
Wed, Dec 3rd 2014 09:50 am
For the third year in a row, the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve's "Toys for Tots" campaign has found a holiday home with employees in Erie County office buildings and visitors to this year's "Santaland." It will accept donations of new, unwrapped toys at both locations.
Give the gift of 'Opportunity'
Wed, Dec 3rd 2014 09:50 am
Give the gift of "Opportunity" this year. The Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation is offering a unique holiday present. For the cost of a $30 ticket, participate in a game with 365 chances to win more than $20,000 in prizes while supporting people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities in Niagara County.
Syfy celebrates holiday season with 20th annual New Year's Eve 'Twilight Zone' marathon
Wed, Dec 3rd 2014 09:50 am
Syfy will celebrate the holiday season with the original movie "Christmas Icetastrophe," a Christmas Day disaster film marathon, and the 20th annual New Year's Eve celebration of Rod Serling's legendary series "The Twilight Zone," which will take viewers into a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity.
Reba returns: 'Queen of Country' performs at Fallsview Casino in March
Wed, Dec 3rd 2014 09:50 am
One of the most successful female recording artists in history, Reba McEntire has sold more than 56 million albums worldwide and is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame.
Poloncarz statement on passage of 2015 Erie County budget
Wed, Dec 3rd 2014 09:50 am
On Tuesday, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz issued the following statement following the Erie County Legislature's unanimous approval of an amended 2015 Erie County budget:
A decade of diamonds: Fallsview Casino Resort Hotel awarded CAA/AAA Four Diamond award 10 years running
Wed, Dec 3rd 2014 09:45 am
For the 10th consecutive year, Fallsview Casino's luxury 374-room hotel in Niagara Falls, Ontario, has been granted the coveted Four Diamond honor from CAA/AAA.
Law enforcement donates $2,000 to fight domestic violence
Tue, Dec 2nd 2014 05:00 pm
October was Domestic Violence Awareness month. On Oct. 26, the Niagara County Deputy Sheriff's Police Benevolent Association held its third annual 5K run and "Kids Fun Run" to raise awareness for victims of domestic violence.
Niagara Catholic blood drive saves lives
Tue, Dec 2nd 2014 05:00 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School brought in Unyts' community blood service unit Nov. 6. Student organization, TAG, or "transplant awareness group," sponsored the blood drive.
Dunkin' Donuts launches partnership with Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots in Western New York
Tue, Dec 2nd 2014 05:00 pm
Dunkin' Donuts today announced its partnership with one of America's most iconic holiday toy collection drives through a third-year initiative with the United States Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program in Western New York.
Higgins: $107,500 in grants for Western New York art community
Tue, Dec 2nd 2014 05:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins today announced the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has awarded $107,500 in federal grants to the Western New York art community. These grants support artistic excellence, creativity and innovation among local artists.
Buffalo Sabres: Gorges activated from IR; McCormick placed on IR
Tue, Dec 2nd 2014 05:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled forward Tim Schaller from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League. The team also activated defenseman Josh Gorges from the injured reserve list and placed forward Cody McCormick on IR.
'LIVE with Kelly and Michael' gets into holiday spirit
Tue, Dec 2nd 2014 05:00 pm
As the 2014 holiday season begins, top syndicated morning show "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" celebrates this December with festive theme weeks, an annual Christmas Eve extravaganza, and a fun-filled 2014 end-of-the-year special.
'Marvel's Agent Carter' to debut with a two-hour premiere, Tuesday, Jan. 6, on ABC
Tue, Dec 2nd 2014 05:00 pm
ABC's highly anticipated new seven-part television event, "Marvel's Agent Carter," the second action-packed series from the creative minds at Marvel, inspired by the feature films "Marvel's Captain America: The First Avenger" and "Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier," along with the short "Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter," will debut with a two-hour premiere Tuesday, Jan. 6 (8 p.m., ET).
New York Power Authority gears up for free holiday events
Tue, Dec 2nd 2014 05:00 pm
Holiday fun is already underway at the Power Vista, the New York Power Authority's admission-free visitors center at the Niagara Power Project.
'The Voice' hits 20 million iTunes downloads since first season
Mon, Dec 1st 2014 10:00 pm
Signifying its importance on the global music stage, "The Voice," in conjunction with Republic Records, reached a milestone of 20 million iTunes music downloads Monday night, dating back to its first season (iTunes.com/TheVoice).
Mariah Carey, Prince Royce, Darius Rucker, Rockettes added to NBC's 'Christmas in Rockefeller Center' special
Mon, Dec 1st 2014 01:50 pm
Mariah Carey, Prince Royce, Darius Rucker and the Rockettes will join the star-studded holiday special, "Christmas in Rockefeller Center," airing live from Rockefeller Center in New York City Wednesday, Dec. 3 (8-9 p.m. ET). Carey will open the holiday program with a special performance of her No. 1 smash hit "All I Want For Christmas is You."
Garth Brooks returning to Buffalo for first time in 17 years
Mon, Dec 1st 2014 01:50 pm
The Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood concerts are slated for March 6-7 at First Niagara Center in Buffalo.
Reba to receive NASH Icon Award at first-ever American Country Countdown Awards on FOX
Mon, Dec 1st 2014 01:45 pm
Multimedia entertainment mogul Reba will receive the first-ever NASH Icon Award during the inaugural American Country Countdown Awards, airing Monday, Dec. 15 (8 p.m. ET), on FOX.
BBB and local charities work together to support #GivingTuesday
Mon, Dec 1st 2014 01:45 pm
Better Business Bureau Foundation of Upstate New York is working with local charities in support of #GivingTuesday.
Buffalo Sabres assign Tim Schaller to Rochester
Mon, Dec 1st 2014 07:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced Sunday the team assigned forward Tim Schaller to the Rochester Americans of the AHL.
Community Missions to participate in #GivingTuesday
Mon, Dec 1st 2014 07:00 am
Community Missions has once again joined #GivingTuesday, a first-of-its-kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of more than 18,000 partners - charities, families, businesses and individuals - to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season.
Shop with trust 'Cyber Monday' using BBB's 10 tips for safe online shopping
Mon, Dec 1st 2014 07:00 am
With many shoppers skipping the malls and turning to the Internet for holiday gifts, Better Business Bureau serving Upstate New York is offering 10 tips for safe online shopping on "Cyber Monday" and throughout the season.
Better Buffalo Fund application deadline extended
Mon, Dec 1st 2014 07:00 am
The Better Buffalo Fund application deadline has been extended to 4 p.m. Dec. 10 due to the unprecedented weather impact on the Buffalo area.
'All About Autism' workshop set for Dec. 13
Mon, Dec 1st 2014 07:00 am
Do you have a child or loved one with an autism spectrum disorder and would like to learn more about related community resources and support?
BPO for the holidays
Sat, Nov 29th 2014 12:45 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is offering four chances to experience the joy of music and magic of the holidays with exciting performances infused with the spirit of the season.
Steve Miller hits mark at Seneca Niagara
Sat, Nov 29th 2014 12:15 pm
It was a jam-packed house at the Seneca Niagara Event Center Nov. 21 when the Steve Miller Band took the stage. There was no opening band, and Steve and his bandmates came out onto the stage ready to entertain the audience for a solid two hours of flawless music.
'Voice' alum RaeLynn to sing 'God Made Girls' on Tuesday's show
Sat, Nov 29th 2014 12:15 pm
Following a lengthy run on season two of "The Voice," singer-songwriter RaeLynn will return to "The Voice" Tuesday to debut her top 20-and-rising hit "God Made Girls," which has generated more than 4 million views and was the highest-charting debut single by a solo female artist in 2014.
Buffalo Sabres recall Tim Schaller from Rochester
Sat, Nov 29th 2014 12:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team recalled forward Tim Schaller from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.