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Buffalo Philharmonic's 2017-18 season celebrates power of music around the world, American musical heritage
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 10:40 am
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's 2017-18 season will feature a celebration of America's musical heritage to coincide with the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein's birth, a theme that's evident in both the M&T Bank Classics Series and the KeyBank Pops Series.
Upstate New York affiliates of Susan G. Komen join forces for bigger impact on breast cancer
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 10:35 am
Four Susan G. Komen affiliates in New York state have restructured and centralized their operations and, pending legal approval expected within the next several weeks, created "Susan G. Komen Upstate New York."
WBBZ-TV & MeTV remember Mary Tyler Moore with 3 hours of TV icon's most famous episodes
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 10:35 am
WBBZ-TV, "Your Hometown MeTV Station," pays tribute to the career and comedy of trailblazer and TV icon Mary Tyler Moore with a special collection of "Mary Tyler Moore" episodes airing from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29.
North Tonawanda powers past Niagara-Wheatfield for season sweep
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 10:35 am
In front of a packed crowd at North Tonawanda High School on Friday, the Lumberjacks defeated the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons, 76-37. The win gives the Lumberjacks a season-sweep of the Falcons, as the Jacks won the first outing by a score of 72-34.
Niagara Trail Project becoming a reality
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 07:00 am
It's been a long time in progress, but, in coming years, if all goes as planned, local residents and visitors will be able to experience the scenic beauty of the Niagara River gorge like never before.
Remembering Gary Raby Sr.
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 07:00 am
Coach Gary Raby Sr. goes by many names. No matter what you call him, though, you can't deny his heart of gold. He taught us so much in his life that sadly was cut too short last week while he was surrounded by his loving family at Hospice House. He will, however, continue to inspire us to believe in ourselves every day.
Gotee Records' Hollyn set to release first full-length album, 'One-Way Conversations,' on Feb. 10
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 12:30 am
Gotee Records' Hollyn announced this week she will release her debut LP album, "One-Way Conversations," on Feb. 10. This album is the follow-up to her acclaimed self-titled EP that produced the No. 1 single "Alone (feat. TRU)" and the top 5 single "Nothin' On You."
Warner Bros. Records signs Grammy Award-winning, multiplatinum singer/songwriter Ciara
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 12:30 am
Earlier this week, Warner Bros. Records announced the signing of Grammy Award-winning, multiplatinum superstar, singer/songwriter and producer Ciara.
It's 'Cookin' For A Crowd Week' as the big game nears, on ABC's 'The Chew'
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 12:30 am
The Emmy Award-winning co-hosts of "The Chew" - Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz - welcome stars from the NFL, TV and the food world to the show the week of Jan. 30 to Feb. 3 (1 p.m. on the ABC Television Network).
Red Nose Day campaign to end child poverty returns in U.S. on May 25
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 12:25 am
Comic Relief Inc., the charity behind Red Nose Day, has announced the return of the fundraising campaign. Red Nose Day in the U.S. will take place on Thursday, May 25, in conjunction with the third annual "Red Nose Day Special" from broadcast partner NBC. Americans across the country will come together, wear their red noses, and raise money and awareness to help children living in poverty.
Proud Peacock celebrates its birthday with primetime special 'The Paley Center Salutes NBC's 90th Anniversary'
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 12:25 am
From "The Golden Girls" and "Cheers" to "Friends" and "The Office." ... From "SNL" and "Hill Street Blues" to "The Voice" and "This Is Us." ... From Jack to Johnny to Jay to Jimmy, the rich and prolific history of NBC will be celebrated Sunday, Feb. 19 (9-11 p.m.), on "The Paley Center Salutes NBC's 90th Anniversary."
Beth Hart at UB Center for the Arts
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 12:20 am
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents Beth Hart at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28. Tickets are $35 and are on sale now. Rachael Sage will open the concert.
Higgins & Collins stand prepared to defend Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 05:45 pm
Congressmembers Brian Higgins and Chris Collins announced plans to work jointly to defend the future of the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.
Sealed with a kiss: Aquarium offers special Valentine's Day events
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 05:45 pm
Give your sweetheart the unique present of a kiss from a seal and make Valentine's Day 2017 one to remember.
Rossi earns promotion at Niagara University
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 05:40 pm
Jaclyn R. Rossi has been promoted to the position of associate director of alumni engagement and government relations at Niagara University.
Community Missions presents 20th annual Sweetheart Dinner on Feb. 10
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 05:40 pm
Community Missions Inc. will celebrate its 20th annual Sweetheart Dinner on Friday, Feb. 10, at the Conference & Events Center Niagara Falls.
NYS Developmental Disabilities Planning Council awards grant to NU for first responder training
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 05:40 pm
Niagara University's first responder disability awareness training program has received a three-year, $320,000 grant from the New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council.
Tauren Wells debuts new video and single, 'Hills And Valleys'
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 05:40 pm
With the first single from Provident Label Group's Tauren Wells, "Love Is Action," capturing the No. 1 spot at CHR radio for eight weeks in a row, Wells is now debuting his follow-up single, "Hills And Valleys."
Ortt introduces legislation to ban wind turbines from Niagara Falls Air Base
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 05:35 pm
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt has introduced legislation that would make it illegal to erect wind turbines within 40 miles of military installations, such as the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.
Western New York residents eligible for billions in tax credits
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 05:30 pm
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance and the New York State Office of Temporary Disability Assistance remind New York taxpayers to check their eligibility for the earned income tax credit.
Everyday chocolate goodness: Hills Bros. to launch hot cocoa single-serve cups
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 05:00 pm
Right on time for the cold winter season, a new, hot single-serve beverage is about to hit the market. Hills Bros., famous for its coffee and cappuccino lines of hot beverages, announced the launch of its own hot cocoa line. Hills Bros. Hot Cocoa, available in two flavors - dark chocolate and milk chocolate - is compatible with all K-CUP style brewers.
Think summer: Taste of Lewiston returning to village this May
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 04:30 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts and Corey McGowan Productions have teamed up to bring back A Taste of Lewiston. The event will be held on Center Street from noon until 8 p.m. Saturday, May 27.
'Doctors with a Heart Day' in Lewiston
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 04:25 pm
Drs. Glenda R. Rose and Thomas G. Barba of Rose Chiropractic P.C. in Lewiston will sponsor the firm's 27th annual "Doctors with a Heart Day" on Saturday, Feb. 11.
Niagara River Anglers Assn. steelhead contest
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 04:20 pm
The Niagara River Anglers Association will hold its annual Roger Tobey Memorial Lower Niagara River Steelhead Contest from sunrise to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4.
$200,000 in grants available for business growth in NT
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 04:20 pm
Lumber City Development Corp. has partnered with the City of North Tonawanda to administer the Community Development Block Grant Microenterprise program, which includes dispersing $200,000 in funds toward small business growth in the city.
Calamar Foundation announced
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 04:15 pm
Kenneth M. Franasiak, chairman and CEO of Calamar, recently announced the creation of the Calamar Foundation.
Fashion Outlets to celebrate Lunar New Year
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 04:15 pm
Macerich's Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA will celebrate the Lunar New Year with a variety of events taking place from Jan. 28 to Feb. 12.
State aid sought for brewery, restaurant at former Summit Mall
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 04:15 pm
The Town of Wheatfield may soon apply for a state grant to provide aid to the company Big Thunder Brewing Co. in constructing a brewery and restaurant at the former Summit Mall.
Residents threaten Wheatfield with lawsuits
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 04:10 pm
More than 20 notices of claim have been filed by North Tonawanda residents against the Town of Wheatfield, each for $60 million, accusing the town of neglecting to remove toxic waste from the Niagara Sanitation Landfill site.
Record-setting Island rower heading to Boston University
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 04:10 pm
Sophia Castillo recently joined a growing list of Grand Island female athletes who have committed to compete in college athletics next year.
Grand Island Board of Education: School lunch program heading in right direction, trustees told
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 04:05 pm
Changing the negative perception of school lunches is one of the goals of the Grand Island Central School District food services department, Board of Education trustees were told Monday.
Grand Island Fire Co.: Fire chief reminds drivers of Move Over Law
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 04:05 pm
Grand Island Fire Co. Chief Chris Soluri stresses that scene safety has always been a top priority for all firefighting and emergency medical services personnel. While local volunteers do their best to handle any and all emergency incidents, they are also placed in harm's way and require special protection to lessen some of the dangers they face.
Grand Island doctor creates GI Challenge, a new fundraiser for Children's Hospital
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 04:00 pm
Dr. Stacey Watt of Grand Island was walking through the new John R. Oishei Children's Hospital in Buffalo recently, inspecting the new rooms under construction, and saw rooms designated as having been funded by physicians, medical groups or private donors.
Catholic Charities receives $1 million grant to help fund renovation of former Niagara Falls School
Wed, Jan 25th 2017 06:05 pm
Catholic Charities of Buffalo is the recent recipient of a $1 million grant from the Nonprofit Infrastructure Capital Investment Program (NICIP) through the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York to help transform the former Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Parish School in Niagara Falls into a family services center.
Family Promise of WNY to host open house
Wed, Jan 25th 2017 05:50 pm
Family Promise of WNY (FPWNY), a community organization that provides temporary shelter and support to families experiencing homelessness within Western New York, will host an open house event from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29.
Bravo Media renews 'Top Chef' for season 15
Wed, Jan 25th 2017 05:50 pm
Bravo Media's Emmy and James Beard Award-winning series "Top Chef" is embarking on a nationwide search for the most talented and emerging chefs to compete on season 15 of the high-stakes culinary competition series.
DEC releases CAFO permit renewal to promote water quality protections on New York farms
Wed, Jan 25th 2017 05:40 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the renewal of two general permits for technical programs designed to reduce the potential for water pollution on large livestock farms.
Kelsea Ballerini, Jordan Fisher, Sofia Carson, Alex Aiono & Jenna Ortega team up to host 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards
Wed, Jan 25th 2017 05:35 pm
Radio Disney has lined up five fan-favorite stars across music and TV to host the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards.
Making an IMPACT: NU transforms its approach to service learning
Wed, Jan 25th 2017 04:35 pm
Niagara University is strategically transforming its approach to service learning and student engagement in the community.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital sponsors stroke support group meeting on Feb. 1
Wed, Jan 25th 2017 01:35 pm
To help area stroke patients live their highest quality of life, Mount St. Mary's Hospital is hosting a stroke support group. The next meeting of the group is 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, in Room 249 of the main hospital at 5300 Military Road, Lewiston.