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NBCSN's 'Pro Football Talk' to present comprehensive coverage from Phoenix throughout Super Bowl week
Wed, Jan 7th 2015 07:00 am
NBCSN's "Pro Football Talk" will hit the road during Super Bowl week, as a comprehensive cast of "Football Night in America" and "Sunday Night Football" commentators join "PFT" to provide insight and analysis on-site in Phoenix throughout the week leading up to Super Bowl XLIX, which airs on NBC Sunday, Feb. 1.
National Grid encourages customers to prepare for cold weather
Tue, Jan 6th 2015 07:45 pm
As the National Weather Service forecasts bitter cold temperatures throughout the Northeast for the remainder of the week, National Grid encourages customers to take steps to protect themselves and their homes from the weather and improve energy efficiency at the same time.
Schneiderman seeking jail time for accused snow removal scammer in Western New York
Tue, Jan 6th 2015 07:45 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced his office has brought criminal contempt proceedings against Scott Romero, who has perpetrated scams involving snow removal services.
Ice skating rinks at DeVeaux Woods and Reservoir state parks open
Tue, Jan 6th 2015 07:40 pm
The outdoor skating rinks at DeVeaux Woods and Reservoir state parks are open and ready for skaters. This will be the fifth season at the DeVeaux rink and the second season at Reservoir.
New law offers nurse practitioners independence
Tue, Jan 6th 2015 07:20 pm
A new law could open the door for new independent medical practices throughout the state.
Stabbing on Saunders Settlement Road
Tue, Jan 6th 2015 07:20 pm
This morning at 12:44 a.m., the Lewiston Police Department responded to the 2200 block of Saunders Settlement Road for a stabbing/assault.
Oscars nominations voting ends Thursday
Tue, Jan 6th 2015 07:20 pm
Nominations voting for the 87th Oscars will close Thursday at 5 p.m. PT. The votes will be tabulated and verified by the international accounting firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Neighbors Foundation sends thanks
Tue, Jan 6th 2015 07:00 pm
The Neighbors Foundation of Grand Island would like to thank the hundreds of individuals and organizations who contributed to make our 2014 holiday distribution so successful.
Taste of Buffalo invites restaurants, food trucks, wineries to apply for 2015 festival
Tue, Jan 6th 2015 11:25 am
It's that time of year again: The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops would like to remind restaurants, food trucks and wineries the online application deadline to participate in the 2015 festival is Feb. 15.
Bishop Bernard J. McLaughlin, auxiliary bishop emeritus of Buffalo, dies at 102
Tue, Jan 6th 2015 11:25 am
Most Reverend Bernard J. McLaughlin, auxiliary bishop emeritus of the Diocese of Buffalo, died Monday evening, Jan. 5, 2015, at his home in Kenmore, one day before he would have celebrated the 46th anniversary of his ordination as a bishop.
Memorial, Small Business Administration to offer health insurance assistance
Tue, Jan 6th 2015 11:10 am
The U.S. Small Business Administration and Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will update small business owners on their health insurance options during a workshop to be held Jan. 13 at Memorial's downtown campus.
Mount St. Mary's conducts formal blessing for Imaging and Laboratory Service Center
Tue, Jan 6th 2015 11:10 am
Staff gathered Jan. 5 for a formal blessing of the new Mount St. Mary's Imaging and Laboratory Service Center at 7300 Porter Road in the Town of Niagara.
Village of Lewiston appoints Joseph Leone legal counsel
Tue, Jan 6th 2015 07:00 am
Town of Lewiston resident Joseph Leone has been named legal counsel to the Village of Lewiston. He replaces Ed Jesella, who retired last month after 42 years in practice and four-and-a-half-years serving the municipality.
Extreme cold weather poses health risks for all ages
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 09:25 pm
The Erie County Department of Health reminds everyone to take appropriate precautions during this week's extremely cold temperatures.
Stay safe heating your home: Record cold temperatures hit
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 09:25 pm
In extreme frigid weather like that arriving in Erie and Niagara counties today courtesy of a "polar vortex," residents may seek alternative methods to keep their homes warm and their houses supplied with power during outages caused by the storm.
SBA disaster loan outreach center coming to Erie County
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 09:25 pm
The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced it will open a Disaster Loan Outreach Center in Erie County on Wednesday in West Seneca to make it convenient for those affected by "Winter Storm Knife" to apply for disaster assistance.
Poloncarz announces January rabies clinic
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 09:25 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz, along with Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein and Erie County Legislator Peter Savage (3rd District), have announced a free rabies vaccination clinic has been scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 28, from 3-7 p.m. at the North Buffalo Community Center, 203 Sanders Road, Buffalo (located off Colvin Boulevard, south of Kenmore Avenue).
Fathom Events, UFC offer 'Fight of the Year': UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 09:25 pm
On Jan. 31, the eyes of the world will be on Las Vegas, as former middleweight champion and future Hall of Famer Anderson "The Spider" Silva makes his return to the Octagon to do battle with one of the most dangerous strikers in the sport, former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz, in the main event of UFC 183.
'Code Blue' weather alert is in effect in Buffalo
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 08:55 pm
If you or someone you know needs a warm place to stay, go to the Buffalo City Mission at 100 E. Tupper St., Buffalo, or St. Luke's Mission at 325 Walden Ave., Buffalo.
Duff Goldman, Valerie Bertinelli sweeten new competition series 'Kids Baking Championship'
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 04:25 pm
Hosts and judges Duff Goldman and Valerie Bertinelli lead eight talented kid bakers through tasty challenges designed to find the most impressive and creative young baker on "Kids Baking Championship," premiering Monday, Feb. 2 (8 p.m.), on Food Network.
Artpark hosts 'Peter Pan' auditions
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 04:25 pm
Artpark & Company has announce auditions for its upcoming Mainstage production of "Peter Pan" will be held from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at the Niagara University Annex, (located in the Valu Home Center Plaza), 6001 Porter Road, Niagara Falls.
Memorial's Competitive EDGE Sports Performance program to hold Thursday open house
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 04:25 pm
The Competitive EDGE Sports Performance Program will hold an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at its new location in the Niagara Falls High School Field House.
Season finale of 'The Fred Jackson Show' airs tonight on WBBZ
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 04:25 pm
Buffalo Bills star running back Fred Jackson and co-host Bob Koshinski welcome Buffalo News sports writer Vic Carucci on the season finale of "The Fred Jackson Show" tonight at 7 p.m. on WBBZ-TV.
Erie County Fair ranks as 10th largest
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 04:25 pm
A ranking of top fairs and exhibitions has named the Erie County Fair the 10th largest fair in North America in 2014.
Influenza on the rise in Niagara County
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 04:20 pm
"Influenza disease has been widespread in New York state and rapidly escalating in Niagara County," Public Health Director Daniel Stapleton said late last week. To date, one pediatric death has been reported in New York City. Fortunately, no children have died from influenza in Niagara County.
John Ceretto sworn in
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 11:50 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, was sworn in to his third term in the New York State Assembly Sunday.
Fallsview presents an evening with Art Garfunkel
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 11:45 am
Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Art Garfunkel has had a lasting effect on the music industry as both a successful solo artist and as one-half of the iconic folk-pop duo Simon & Garfunkel.
NBC's 'Golden Globe Arrivals Special' kicks off Hollywood's biggest night Sunday
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 11:40 am
NBC will air the "Golden Globe Arrivals Special" (7 p.m. ET) pre-show just prior to The 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards Sunday (8-11 p.m.).
Memorial Medical Center greets first newborn of 2015
Sat, Jan 3rd 2015 08:10 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center greeted its first baby of 2015 at 2:03 p.m. Friday when Marissa Gillingham of Niagara Falls gave birth to a son, Brendan Alexander Mangel.
Lewiston Dance Center team busy
Sat, Jan 3rd 2015 09:00 am
Lewiston Dance Center's Dance Team has wrapped up its performance season. Over the past weeks, the girls have entertained crowds throughout the Niagara County community. A final holiday performance took place at the Lewiston Family Ice Rink.
Winners of annual DiMino Tops Christmas coloring contest announced
Sat, Jan 3rd 2015 09:00 am
The winners of the annual DiMino's Lewiston Tops-Lewiston-Porter Sentinel Christmas coloring contest were introduced Dec. 20, with prizes awarded in the foyer of the Center Street store.
Veterans Memorial vandalized in Youngstown
Sat, Jan 3rd 2015 07:00 am
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is continuing its investigations into a act of vandalism this week that defaced the recently updated Veterans Memorial at Youngstown's Veterans Park.
Knights of Columbus farmers breakfast
Sat, Jan 3rd 2015 07:00 am
The Knights of Columbus will hold an all-you-can-eat farmers breakfast from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, at 755 Erie Ave., North Tonawanda.
March seniors trip
Sat, Jan 3rd 2015 07:00 am
Wheatfield Senior Citizens will celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a lunch and variety show from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 12. Tickets are required, with a deposit due Jan. 18, and a final payment Feb. 13.
Youngstown Business and Professional Association active in 2014
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 01:55 pm
Wrapping up 2014, Youngstown Business and Professional Association Inc. President Cheryl Butera displays with pride a check for $2,225, awarded from the William G. Mayne Jr. Business/Community Enhancement Program.
Village of Lewiston sets boys basketball tournament
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 01:55 pm
The Village of Lewiston Recreation Department is sponsoring a three-on-three boys basketball tournament Monday, Jan. 19, starting at 9 a.m. in the Red Brick Municipal Building gym, North Fourth and Onondaga streets.
HARBORCENTER, ECHDC announce Winter Festival
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 01:30 pm
HARBORCENTER President John Koelmel and Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. President Tom Dee today announced plans for the 2015 HARBORCENTER Winterfest at Canalside, a three-day event that takes place Jan. 9-11 in the Canalside district, concurrent with the medal round of the IIHF Women's Under-18 World Championship at HARBORCENTER.
Heart of Niagara's 'A Taste of The Niagara Region' to feature 30-plus restaurants, caterers and bakeries
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 01:30 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue's third annual "Heart to Heart" fundraising event, "A Taste of The Niagara Region," continues to gain momentum and support from Western New York's restaurant and culinary community.
Buffalo's Queen City Roller Girls announce 2015 season schedule at Buffalo RiverWorks
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 01:30 pm
You've seen them hit, juke, fall and fly ... but they've never moved like this before. Roller derby hits the city starting in February at Buffalo RiverWorks.
Millard Fillmore's Buffalo legacy to be recognized at commemoration
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 01:30 pm
If Millard Fillmore, the much-maligned 13th president of the United States, were alive today, he might tell you he has a lot to be proud of.