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Masters, Watt part of inaugural class of Section VI Hall of Fame
Wed, Nov 5th 2014 02:00 pm
Grand Island Vikings athlete Stacey Schroeder-Watt and coach Gene Masters have been selected as part of the inaugural class of the Section VI Athletic Hall of Fame.
Connor Middle School: Let's make cake!
Wed, Nov 5th 2014 02:00 pm
Friday, Nov. 14, Veronica E. Connor Middle School will host Connor Family Fun Night (formerly known as International Night). Event organizers are looking for cake and cupcake donations for the cake walk.
St. Stephen School: Students win GIFC ride to school on a fire truck
Wed, Nov 5th 2014 02:00 pm
On Thursday, Oct. 23, St. Stephen School students were selected for a special ride to school by the Grand Island Fire Co.
Lucky NYer wins Mega Millions
Wed, Nov 5th 2014 01:15 pm
The New York Lottery today confirmed a jackpot-winning ticket for the Nov. 4 Mega Millions drawing was purchased at the Valero gas station at 2580 Route 302 in Middletown.
HARBORCENTER announces corporate partners
Wed, Nov 5th 2014 11:40 am
HARBORCENTER President John R. Koelmel today announced a portfolio of corporate partnerships for the hockey and entertainment complex.
Whalen bringing disability awareness training to first responders in Arkansas, New Jersey
Wed, Nov 5th 2014 09:05 am
Arkansas will soon join New York as the only states in the country to provide comprehensive disability awareness training to its first responders.
Election: Panepinto tops Stocker, Grisanti
Wed, Nov 5th 2014 08:40 am
Unofficial election results in the 60th Senate District show Democrat Marc Panepinto the top vote-getter with 17,491 votes. Republican Kevin Stocker, who defeated incumbent Mark Grisanti in the primary, finished second with 15,431 votes. Grisanti tallied 14,835 votes. Conservative Tim Gallagher took 4,310 votes.
Election: Ortt to replace Maziarz
Wed, Nov 5th 2014 08:30 am
Republican City of North Tonawanda Mayor Robert Ortt has defeated Niagara Falls Democrat Johnny Destino to lay claim to George Maziarz's State Senate seat. Unofficial election results show Ortt claiming 45,485 votes to top Destino's 20,564 votes.
Niagara County Department of Health, Department for the Aging to offer free diabetes self-management workshops
Wed, Nov 5th 2014 07:00 am
The Niagara County Department of Health nursing division, in partnership with the Niagara County Department for the Aging, is offering free diabetes self-management workshops throughout Niagara County.
National Grid to implement additional measures to help stabilize electricity bills
Wed, Nov 5th 2014 07:00 am
National Grid has received approval to implement a number of changes to help mitigate the effect of dramatic swings in monthly electricity supply prices for its upstate New York customers if there is a repeat of last season's wild weather.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue at Walden Galleria this weekend
Wed, Nov 5th 2014 07:00 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present at Walden Galleria Mall, lower level, with its adoptable dogs this Saturday and Sunday (10 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days).
Election: Ortt claims victory
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 10:40 pm
Republican City of North Tonawanda Mayor Robert Ortt has proclaimed himself the winner of the 62nd District State Senate seat soon to be vacated by longtime incumbent George Maziarz.
Election: Wallace edges Schildhauer in Town of Niagara
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 10:05 pm
Unofficial Election Day results show Democrat Lee Wallace narrowly defeating Republican Donald E. Schildhauer by a little less than 100 votes (948-851) in the Town of Niagara supervisor race.
Election: GOP victorious in Lewiston
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 10:00 pm
Unofficial Election Day results in the Town of Lewiston show Republican Beth Ceretto defeating Democrat David Sanchez by a more than 400 votes (2,485-2,039). Ceretto, wife of re-elected Assemblyman John Ceretto, who ran unopposed, will serve a three-year term.
Taylor Swift to perform at 2014 American Music Awards
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:55 pm
ABC and dick clark productions announced seven-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift will take to the stage at the American Music Awards for the world premiere performance of her new single "Blank Space."
Lighthouse Café welcomes Keri Cardinale
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:55 pm
Keri Cardinale returns to The Lighthouse Café, 555 Davison Road, Lockport, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15. She is a talented Christian vocalist who has appeared throughout Western New York.
Evan Lysacek returns to 'Stars on Ice'; Olympic gold medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White to perform
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:55 pm
The artistry, romance and athleticism of skaters dancing on ice have always been a magnetic beam, mesmerizing those who watch into an awe-inspired trance. The 2015 "Stars on Ice" tour will celebrate America's love of dancing on ice with many of the top medalists from the past two Winter Olympic games.
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy to headline Memorial's Premier
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:55 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's marquee event, the 11th annual Premier, will swing, jive and hop to the music of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy.
'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' presents weeklong U2 event Nov. 17-21
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:55 pm
The biggest band in the world will join forces with the biggest name in late night when U2 appears on NBC's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" for an unprecedented weeklong event taking place Nov. 17-21.
ABC to air Charles Schulz' animated classic 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving,' Wednesday, Nov. 26
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:55 pm
The ABC Television Network will kick off the holiday season with the classic half-hour animated Peanuts special, "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving," Wednesday Nov. 26 (8-9 p.m. ET), on ABC.
OUN fine art reception
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:55 pm
A reception and exhibition celebrating the grant-funded "Expanding the Scope of Fine Arts Programming Through Visual, Music & Theater Arts" workshops and activities created through the fine arts program at Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara will be held Thursday, Nov. 13.
'Dancing with the Stars: Live!' tour kicks off in Niagara Falls Dec. 27
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:55 pm
Starting this December, "Dancing with the Stars," ABC's top-rated entertainment show, produced by BBC Worldwide Productions, is bringing a one-of-a-kind touring production throughout North America.
AAA offers tips for drivers to avoid animal-related crashes
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:40 pm
When it comes to destruction, don't ignore the ability of animals to put a serious dent in your vehicle, if not destroy it completely. The Insurance Information Institute reports animals (primarily deer) caused more than 1.2 million collisions with vehicles between July 2012 and June 2013.
Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled celebrates 25 years of service
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:40 pm
Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled will commemorate its 25th anniversary Nov. 7 at Templeton Landing.
Celebrating Catholic education
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:40 pm
The Catholic Schools of Niagara County celebrated Catholic education Monday, Oct. 27.
It's a parade of reptiles at Aquarium of Niagara for annual 'Reptile Experience'
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:40 pm
It's not all creepy crawlies when Jeff Musial of Nickel City Reptiles and Exotics makes his annual appearance at the Aquarium of Niagara.
Artpark & Company reviews 2014 season and elects new directors
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:35 pm
Artpark & Company held its annual meeting Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Niagara Falls Country Club to confirm the re-election of officers and directors and welcome three new directors.
Sabres 'Road Crew' to make first tour stop in Tampa Bay Dec. 3
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:35 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team's "Road Crew," sponsored by Labatt's and New Era Cap, will make its first "Tour Stop" of the 2014-15 season Dec. 3 in Tampa Bay, Florida, prior to the team's game against the Lightning Dec. 4.
Doobie Brothers, Hunter Hayes, Jennifer Nettles, Michael McDonald, Thomas Rhett, Cole Swindell added to 48th annual CMA Awards
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:35 pm
The 48th annual CMA Awards is living up to its reputation as "Country Music's Biggest Night" with the addition of the Doobie Brothers, Hunter Hayes, Jennifer Nettles, Michael McDonald, Thomas Rhett and Cole Swindell to the performance lineup.
NFL Super Bowl champs Michael Irvin, Donald Driver, Willie McGinest kick off 'The Biggest Loser: Glory Days'
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:35 pm
It's a special week for the contestants when three NFL Super Bowl champs - Donald Driver and NFL Network analysts Michael Irvin and Willie McGinest - put them through a vigorous NFL-style workout and fun football challenge on "The Biggest Loser: Glory Days," airing Thursday (8 p.m. ET) on NBC.
Echosmith announce 2015 headline tour dates
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:35 pm
Echosmith is excited to announce its 2015 U.S. headlining tour, kicking off next February. The band will play all across the country, from Nashville and D.C. to Chicago, Boston and L.A.
88th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade marks start of holiday season with nation's most beloved spectacle
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 04:35 pm
As the nation gathers to celebrate and give thanks with family and friends, the biggest spectacle of the holiday season returns to entertain millions, as the 88th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade returns to NBC Thursday, Nov. 27.
NU Theatre presents retelling of Dickens' holiday classic 'A Commedia Christmas Carol'
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 04:35 pm
God bless us everyone! Niagara University Theatre offers a new twist on a beloved holiday classic from Dec. 4-14 with "A Commedia Christmas Carol" by playwright Matthew R. Wilson.
RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles in Buffalo
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 04:35 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.
Chris Klug Foundation announces winners of Bounce Back Award, presented by Astellas
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 04:35 pm
The Chris Klug Foundation has announced the winners of the first Bounce Back Award, presented by Astellas. The award recognizes two transplant recipients who exhibit a great quality of life.
Alzheimer's Association support group in Lewiston
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 04:35 pm
Providing care for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease can be stressful and isolating, but support groups can provide coping tools and a welcoming embrace from others in the same position.
15th annual Native American Music Awards to be broadcast nationally on PBS from Seneca Allegany Events Center
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 04:35 pm
Hosted by A Taste of Honey's Janice Marie Johnson, the 15th annual Native American Music Award ceremonies will be packed with an A-list of live performers and special guests Friday, Nov. 14, at the Seneca Allegany Events Center at the Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel in Salamanca.
Supertramp co-founder Roger Hodgson readies fall tour as 'Crime of the Century' celebrates 40th anniversary
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 04:35 pm
Roger Hodgson, legendary vocalist and singer-songwriter from Supertramp, is heading back to North America for a series of fall dates. Following extensive tours of Europe and Brazil, Hodgson kicks off his North America tour Nov. 4 in Wabash, Indiana.
Give thanks at 8th annual 'Barksgiving'
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 01:40 pm
On Saturday, from noon until 5 p.m., join Educate A Bull and members of the community as they celebrate the 8th annual "Barksgiving" at Chestnut Ridge Park.
Aquarium of Niagara: Meet harbor seal Cruz
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 01:40 pm
On Saturday, Nov. 1, the Aquarium of Niagara revealed the official name of "Pup2014," its newest harbor seal: "Cruz."