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Ortt secures $185,000 to bring Dwyer Peer Support Program to Niagara County
Tue, Oct 27th 2015 03:25 pm
State Sen. Rob Ortt, chairman of the Senate committee on mental health and member of the committee on veterans, homeland security and military affairs, today announced he secured $185,000 to implement the PFC Joseph P. Dwyer Peer Support Program in Niagara County.
'The Voice': Singers Blind Joe, Korin Bukowski, Viktor Király, Evan McKeel and Amy Vachal overcome 'Battle' challenges
Mon, Oct 26th 2015 04:00 pm
Season after season, singers on NBC's "The Voice" claim there is nothing harder than the "Battle Rounds." The competition's second stage pits two artists in a duet-duel, wherein each must find harmony while showcasing superiority to advance to the third stage, the "Knockouts."
'A Tribute to the Edmund Fitzgerald' in Lewiston
Mon, Oct 26th 2015 12:35 pm
At 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, Lewiston Council on the Arts presents "A Tribute to the Edmund Fitzgerald" at Water Street Landing, 115 S. Water St., Lewiston.
Gift wrap volunteers needed
Mon, Oct 26th 2015 12:35 pm
The Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation is looking for volunteers to wrap gifts at its Gift Wrap Booth this holiday season.
Buffalo Sabres recall Tim Schaller
Mon, Oct 26th 2015 10:40 am
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled forward Tim Schaller from the Rochester Americans (AHL).
'Dancing with the Stars: Live!' 'Dance All Night Tour' coming to Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino Jan. 2
Mon, Oct 26th 2015 10:40 am
All new show to feature Lindsay Arnold, Sharna Burgess, Artem Chigvintsev Valentin Chmerkovskiy, Keo Motsepe, Peta Murgatroyd, Emma Slater and special guest stars to be announced.
Pro Shepherd crowned winner of fifth Buffalo Startup Weekend
Mon, Oct 26th 2015 10:20 am
Pro Shepherd was crowned the winner from the fifth iteration of Buffalo Startup Weekend, held at the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus' d!g center. It beat out seven other teams for the top prize.
Collins holds posthumous medal ceremony for U.S. Army Capt. Alton J. Loysen
Mon, Oct 26th 2015 10:20 am
Over the weekend, Congressman Chris Collins released the following statement after holding a posthumous medal ceremony for U.S. Army Capt. Alton J. Loysen, who served this nation in World War II. At a recent ceremony, Collins presented medals to Loysen's wife of 63 years, Antoinette, recognizing his honorable service.
Niagara University inks memorandum of understanding with Niagara College
Mon, Oct 26th 2015 10:20 am
Niagara University and Niagara College (Ontario, Canada) held a signing ceremony Oct. 16 to enter into a formal memorandum of understanding.
Corporate performers band together to support Give for Greatness
Mon, Oct 26th 2015 10:20 am
Inspired by events of its kind in other cities, the first "Battle of the Corporate Bands" in Buffalo will feature corporate sponsors and their competing bands of the most unlikely musicians - such as bankers, PR executives, accountants, lawyers, software engineers and others.
Lewiston Road paving scheduled to begin Wednesday
Sat, Oct 24th 2015 07:00 am
The New York State Department of Transportation has informed NFP paving is scheduled to begin on Route 104 (Lewiston Road) Wednesday and be completed by the end of the day on Saturday, Oct. 31.
Tonawandas Chamber to install officers
Sat, Oct 24th 2015 07:00 am
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas has announced its upcoming annual dinner and installation of officers.
Niagara Catholic hosts annual craft show
Sat, Oct 24th 2015 07:00 am
Niagara Catholic Jr. / Sr. High School will host its third annual vendor and craft show from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at the school, 520 66th St., Niagara Falls. Admission is free.
Niagara Falls: Shannon Doyle named Hard Rock BARocker champ
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 10:15 pm
Shannon Doyle outpoured, outflared and outlasted three other bartenders Friday to win the title of Hard Rock Café Niagara Falls USA BARocker champion. She advances to the regional competition in Philadelphia.
'Morning Sun': Lewiston mayor is a movie star
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 10:15 pm
Mayor Terry Collesano filmed a scene Monday for "Morning Sun," the Choice Films production shooting in the Village of Lewiston. While we won't give away any spoiler information, we can say director Tony Glazer was shocked at how well Collesano performed.
'Morning Sun' starlet needs a home
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 10:10 pm
Phyllis, an adorable, sweet-natured Shih-Tzu mix, got her big break when she was noticed by the Choice Films crew while they were scouting potential locations recently for the movie "Morning Sun."
Greater Niagara Ballet Company presents annual 'Breakfast with the Sugarplum Fairy'
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 05:00 pm
Antonio's Banquet and Conference Center will be transformed into a magical wonderland Sunday, Nov. 8, as the Greater Niagara Ballet Co. once again presents its "Breakfast with the Sugarplum Fairy."
Gospel Rescue Mission calls community together to serve
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 04:55 pm
The Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission is dedicated to caring for the homeless, poor and addicted in Niagara Falls, and to being a place where the community can come together to serve those in need.
Niagara Falls Memorial announces historic plan for cardiac services
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 04:55 pm
In an effort to address the pressing need for cardiac catheterization services in Niagara County, four Western New York health systems today announced a unique community collaboration to make this lifesaving care readily accessible to residents throughout the Niagara region.
New webcam at Gateway Harbor Park
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 12:45 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas announced that a new webcam was purchased by the city and installed at Gateway Harbor Park.
DAVIDsTEA and Mountain Warehouse to join Fashion Outlets
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 12:45 pm
Macerich's Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA will welcome two additional new retailers to its growing selection of top outlet brands this fall - Mountain Warehouse, opening on Oct. 17, and DAVIDsTEA.
Webster's Kitchen preps new ways to serve community
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 12:45 pm
Webster's Bistro is cooking up something big for local residents and it's not just their flavorful French cuisine.
Town of Wheatfield Town Board sets budget hearing, discusses compressor station
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 12:45 pm
Amendments to the initial tentative budget were revealed Oct.19, at the Town of Wheatfield's board meeting; however, taxpayers may now rest easy, as the minimum tax levy remains the same.
Electric Lights Parade
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 12:45 pm
Although trick-or-treaters are gearing up for Halloween night, residents and officials of the Town of Niagara have already begun preparing for the upcoming winter holidays.
New on Grand Island
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 12:40 pm
A new maintenance building was recently built on Bedell Road in the Town of Grand Island. Watch video highlights below. (Images by K&D Action Photo and Aeriel Imaging)
UPDATE: Fatal accident in Cambria
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 10:40 am
At 7:07 p.m. Thursday, a Niagara County Sheriff's Patrol vehicle was involved in a motor vehicle accident at the corner of North Ridge and Ridge Road in the Town of Cambria.
Complete Senior Care (PACE) participants 'Making Strides' against breast cancer
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 10:35 am
Kimberly Williamson, a medical records specialist at Complete Senior Care PACE, and a breast cancer survivor, proudly delivered a $550 check to the American Cancer Society "Making Strides of Buffalo" walk last Saturday.
Cuomo announces finalists for 43North, world's largest business idea competition
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 10:20 am
On Thursday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the 11 finalists for 43North, the world's largest business idea competition.
State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia visits Niagara University
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 10:20 am
Niagara University was pleased to welcome New York State Commissioner of Education MaryEllen Elia to campus on Wednesday.
Buffalo Sabres: Ullmark recalled, Lieuwen assigned to Rochester
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 10:20 am
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled goaltender Linus Ullmark from the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Robert Moses Parkway traveler advisory
Thu, Oct 22nd 2015 07:20 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation has announced highway paving work is scheduled to occur next week on the Robert Moses State Parkway, in the City of Niagara Falls.
Erie County: Tower Foundation grant to fight opioid epidemic
Thu, Oct 22nd 2015 06:00 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz announced the receipt of a $64,000 grant from the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation. The funds will be used to develop four proactive programs to target the increase in the number of Erie County residents addicted to heroin and other opioid-based drugs.
Buffalo Sabres assign Sanguinetti to Rochester
Thu, Oct 22nd 2015 05:55 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team assigned defenseman Bobby Sanguinetti to the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Jermaine, Tito, Jackie and Marlon celebrate 50th anniversary of The Jackson 5 at concert to benefit Ronald McDonald House of Buffalo
Thu, Oct 22nd 2015 05:55 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, welcomes The Jacksons at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21.
Countywide government efficiency plan OK'd by New York
Thu, Oct 22nd 2015 05:50 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz announced the New York State Division of Budget has approved the countywide government efficiency plan, ensuring property tax rebates checks will be issued to homeowners next year as part of the New York State Property Tax Freeze Credit Program.
'America's Got Talent' creator Simon Cowell to join show as judge
Thu, Oct 22nd 2015 05:25 pm
Simon Cowell will be taking to the judges' table for the upcoming 11th season of NBC's summer hit series "America's Got Talent."
Village of Lewiston looking into waterfront improvements
Thu, Oct 22nd 2015 04:05 pm
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston voted Monday to give Clerk/Treasurer Amy Salada permission to contact Munistat Services Inc. for guidance on taking a bond anticipation note in the amount of $355,000 to cover construction costs related to the southern portion of Lewiston Landing (behind Water Street Landing).
Artpark announces new exec. director, wraps season with news of $11.5 mil economic impact to community
Thu, Oct 22nd 2015 11:10 am
Artpark & Company paid tribute to its famed outgoing president, formally introduced a new leader, and reported on the performing arts venue's economic impact at its recent annual meeting.
Niagara Falls bartenders battle for a chance to become Hard Rock's 2015 global BARocker champion
Wed, Oct 21st 2015 04:50 pm
Hard Rock International is shining the spotlight on the brand's talented bartenders for Hard Rock's third annual global BARocker competition. The battle will call on Hard Rock bartenders from around the world to showcase their top-notch bartending skills for the chance to be named Hard Rock's best BARocker of 2015.