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St. Francis Guild's 36th annual Pink Elephant Luncheon and Auction set for Oct. 22
Mon, Oct 3rd 2016 03:00 pm
The St. Francis Guild of Mount St. Mary's Hospital will hold its 36th annual Pink Elephant Luncheon and Auction Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Niagara Falls Country Club, 505 Mountain View Drive, Lewiston.
Children's book inspired by Dolly Parton's classic song shares importance of respect and gratitude
Mon, Oct 3rd 2016 02:55 pm
Country music legend Dolly Parton brings her beloved classic to life in "Coat of Many Colors," a new picture book for young readers with all-new illustrations by Brooke Boynton Hughes and featuring a downloadable exclusive original song by Parton, "Making Fun Ain't Funny."
'Dancing with the Stars: Live! - We Came to Dance' headed to Niagara Falls
Mon, Oct 3rd 2016 02:55 pm
America's favorite dance show is going back on the road this winter with "Dancing with the Stars: Live! - We Came to Dance," giving fans the opportunity to see the best dancers in the business perform live in their hometown.
NBCSN presents Kraft Hockeyville USA NHL preseason game featuring Buffalo Sabres vs. Carolina Hurricanes
Mon, Oct 3rd 2016 02:55 pm
NHL hockey heads north to the upper peninsula of Michigan Tuesday night on NBCSN at 7 p.m. ET for the second iteration of Kraft Hockeyville USA, when the Buffalo Sabres face off against the Carolina Hurricanes at Lakeview Arena in Marquette.
Higgins announces plans for Buffalo Lighthouse Park
Mon, Oct 3rd 2016 02:55 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced plans for a phased approach to improvements in and around the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Buffalo station to allow for the creation of Buffalo Lighthouse Park.
"Timeless": "The science of time travel" video sneak peek
Mon, Oct 3rd 2016 09:30 am
All week, we're previewing NBC's new time travel action adventure series "Timeless." The show debuts Monday at 10 p.m., following "The Voice."
"Timeless": "The five coolest things about time travel" video sneak peek
Mon, Oct 3rd 2016 09:25 am
All week, we're previewing NBC's new time travel action adventure series "Timeless." The show debuts Monday at 10 p.m., following "The Voice."
Niagara Falls church to celebrate
Mon, Oct 3rd 2016 07:00 am
All are welcome to join the Walnut Avenue Christian Church, at 601 28th St., Niagara Falls, as it hosts a 100th anniversary celebration from Oct. 7-9.
Maid of the Mist goes pink
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:50 pm
In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, guests who board the world-famous Maid of the Mist during the month of October will be given pink ponchos.
Residents rally in Wheatfield, voice concerns over National Fuel's Northern Access 2016 pipeline project
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 06:20 pm
Residents of Wheatfield and surrounding communities rallied Friday afternoon in opposition to National Fuel's Northern Access 2016 pipeline project. With signs in hand, protesters gathered on Liberty Drive where National Fuel has proposed a natural gas dehydration facility to be constructed as part of the general project.
Town of Lewiston to debut 2017 budget on Monday
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 06:15 pm
With budget season at hand, and rumors of a town tax already circulating, the Town of Lewiston announced this week it will debut its preliminary 2017 budget at a 5 p.m. session Monday, Oct. 3, at Town Hall.
Buffalo Sabres trim camp roster to 33
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 06:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team released 17 players from its training camp roster.
Ford Driving Skills for Life visits Darien Lake Theme Park
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 06:10 pm
Ford Driving Skills for Life, a free hands-on training program for newly permitted and licensed drivers, is taking place at Darien Lake Theme Park this weekend.
NFP's High School Game of the Week: Niagara Falls spoils Niagara-Wheatfield's homecoming
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 06:10 pm
In front of a large away crowd, the Niagara Falls Wolverines spoiled the Falcons' homecoming festivities with a 28-0 win over rival Niagara-Wheatfield at Terry Harvey Field on Saturday.
Lighthouse welcomes Keri Cardinale & Nick Kish
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 06:05 pm
Keri Cardinale and Nick Kish return to The Lighthouse Café, 555 Davison Road, Lockport, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15. They've both appeared at numerous events and are well known throughout WNY.
Creating a divide: HPC tables Frontier House property subdivision request
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:00 am
Much to the surprise of Frontier House President Alan Hastings and business consultant Stacey Sheehan, the Village of Lewiston's Historic Preservation Commission tabled an application to subdivide the property at 460 Center St., and declined to offer a necessary certificate of appropriateness.
Hastings camp: HPC acted inappropriately in Frontier House procedures
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:00 am
On Tuesday, having replayed the Historic Preservation Meeting again in her mind, Hastings Lewiston Inc. business consultant Stacey Sheehan said, "It was a very strange, runaway situation."
Heat's on in Youngstown: Chili cook-off aids Parkinson's fight
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:00 am
Youngstown resident Bob Russell has a story to tell about Parkinson's disease. It's not actor Michael J. Fox's story or the late and "greatest" boxer Muhammad Ali's story. It's his.
Youngstown Haunting Walk set for Oct. 8
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:00 am
The Youngstown Heritage Tours and Tourism Committee announces the final village walk for 2016 will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8.
Mother Nature shines at annual Taste of Grand Island
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:00 am
Warm weather greeted the fifth annual Taste of Grand Island Fall Festival.
Above and Beyond: Extra special duty for Island firefighters
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:00 am
The Grand Island Fire Co. was proud to act as honor guard in presenting the American flag at the Buffalo Bills-Arizona Cardinals football game at New Era Stadium Sunday, Sept. 25.
West River Homeowners Association celebrates 32th anniversary
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:00 am
The West River Homeowners Association celebrated its 32nd anniversary Sunday night, Sept. 25, at the Beaver Island Clubhouse restaurant with a dinner meeting attended by about 80 members.
2016 fire prevention theme stresses smoke alarm replacement
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:00 am
The National Fire Protection Association notes that most American homes have at least one smoke detector that can provide occupants with sufficient warning to escape life-threatening consequences during a fire emergency.
Nathan McMurray: I will fight for 'Enhanced Option 3' for West River Parkway
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:00 am
I have a plan for West River. Some people have claimed I have had a plan all along - a devious plan. Alternatively, they have said I'm a pawn in the state's plan. Or were they a pawn in my plan?
GI Professional Women present scholarship
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:00 am
Margaret Mehlenbacker Tynski of Grand Island was honored at the September awards dinner of the Grand Island Professional Women's Chapter, New York State Women Inc. She was the winner of the chapter's scholarship for adult women returning to college, trade school or a certificate program.
Rotary Club of Grand Island: District governor welcomed
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:00 am
Rotarian Henry Kammerer reported that, at the Sept. 14 meeting, Rotary District Gov. Marlee Diehl provided a heartfelt plea for support of Rotary activities, such as helping the Rotary Foundation in its 100th year - particularly to help with polio eradication.
'Spooktacular' returns
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:00 am
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum will host its annual Halloween "Spooktacular" party from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at 180 Thompson Road, North Tonawanda.
Empower to host first 'Living the Values' awards luncheon
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 06:05 pm
Empower, the not-for-profit organization formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy, will hold its first "Living the Values" luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at the Four Points by Sheraton, 7001 Buffalo Ave.
A new batch of bakers aim to 'sleigh' competition on new season of 'Holiday Baking Championship'
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:50 pm
Beginning on Sunday, Nov. 6 (9 p.m. ET/PT), nine bakers brimming with holiday cheer compete on Food Network's "Holiday Baking Championship." The contestants must whisk, fold and frost their way through difficult challenges as host Bobby Deen mixes things up with surprising twists along the way.
Higgins, Collins, Slaughter & Reed lead coalition pressing FAA to reject attempts to scale back co-pilot training requirement
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:50 pm
Congress members Brian Higgins, Chris Collins, Louise Slaughter and Tom Reed led a bipartisan letter signed by 22 members of the House of Representatives urging the Federal Aviation Administration to reject proposals to scale back co-pilot training requirements.
Grammy winner Laura Story's 'Open Hands' Featuring Mac Powell hits radio and online retailers in advance of new album
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:45 pm
With notable hits such as "Mighty To Save" and "Blessings," Grammy-winning songstress Laura Story is releasing "Open Hands" to radio, along with iTunes, Amazon Music and Spotify. She paired with fellow Grammy winner Mac Powell of Third Day on the project.
Temple of the Dog 25th anniversary collection available On UMe
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:45 pm
To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the band's landmark 1991 self-titled release, Temple of the Dog - the Seattle supergroup featuring Soundgarden's Chris Cornell, Pearl Jam's Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard, and Mike McCready, and drummer Matt Cameron (who plays drums with both Soundgarden and Pearl Jam) - today released a special 25th anniversary collection of the band's first and only album, newly mixed by Brendan O'Brien.
Ortt delivers a total of $55,000 to Niagara County museums
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:45 pm
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt delivered a total of $55,000 in ceremonial checks to several museum organizations throughout Niagara County. He secured the funding as part of the 2016-17 state budget, in addition to funding secured last year for museums in his district.
Buffalo Philharmonic to donate 5 percent of 'U2 Symphony Experience' ticket sales to Red Cross
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:40 pm
The spirit of Bono will be felt strongly at Kleinhans on Oct. 21.
Higgins announces extension of child care program at Buffalo VA
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:35 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced President Barack Obama signed legislation approved by the House of Representatives and Senate that will allow for the Kids Korner program at the Buffalo VA Medical Center to remain open.
5 honored during Niagara University's 2016 Vincentian Heritage Convocation
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:35 pm
Five individuals were honored during Niagara University's annual Vincentian Heritage Convocation, held Thursday.
'The Chew' goes big in October with celebrity guests and tasty autumnal treats
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:35 pm
ABC's Emmy Award-winning "The Chew," and co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Clinton Kelly Carla Hall, and Daphne Oz, unveil easy fall recipes and entertaining tips to delight viewers.
Poloncarz, legislature leaders announce agreement on county charter, ethics law revisions
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:35 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined by Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo (10th district) and Minority Leader Thomas Loughran (5th District) to announce an agreement on revisions to the Erie County charter, along with the creation of a new Erie County ethics law.
Diane M. Perri Roberts named to 2016 Super Lawyers, 2016 Legal Elite
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:30 pm
The law firm of Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP has announced Diane M. Perri Roberts was distinguished by the legal community in two prominent peer recognition publications for 2016.
Canisius receives $1 million NSF grant
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:30 pm
Canisius College is the recipient of a five-year, $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation.