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'Michael Bublé's Christmas in New York' special brings holiday cheer to NBC Dec. 17
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 07:00 am
Multi-Grammy Award-winning singer Michael Bublé celebrates the holiday season with his fourth annual NBC Christmas special, "Michael Bublé's Christmas in New York," airing Wednesday, Dec. 17 (8 p.m. ET/PT).
'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' honored with 30 Rock marquee
Tue, Nov 25th 2014 12:10 pm
As another example of the positive cultural impact of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" relocating to New York, a one-of-a-kind marquee has been created and unveiled on the 6th Avenue side of 30 Rockefeller Plaza.
Empire State Development approves $12 million to fund projects generating economic opportunity across New York
Tue, Nov 25th 2014 12:10 pm
Empire State Development's board of directors recently met in New York City and approved nearly $12 million in funding for nine projects that are spurring economic growth and opportunity across New York.
Niagara Wine Trail USA raises over $10,500 for charities with 'Share the Bounty' event
Tue, Nov 25th 2014 12:10 pm
The spirit of giving back was the theme of the Niagara Wine Trail USA's "Share the Bounty" event, held Veterans Day weekend.
Elite sled hockey debuts at HARBORCENTER
Tue, Nov 25th 2014 12:10 pm
Elite international sled hockey makes its first appearance on The Rinks at HARBORCENTER this weekend, as the Buffalo Sabres Sled Hockey Organization hosts Team Ontario, the Elmvale Bears (Coldwater, Ontario) and Team Yurga (Moscow) in a battle for the HARBORCENTER Cup.
NBC rings in holidays with heart-warming specials
Tue, Nov 25th 2014 07:00 am
NBC celebrates the 2014 holiday season with a slate of special programming that presents heart-warming annual traditions "Macy's Thanksgiving Parade," "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" and the beloved classic "It's a Wonderful Life."
USA Niagara board meets, approves items to advance economic development in Niagara Falls
Mon, Nov 24th 2014 09:20 pm
The USA Niagara Development Corp. board of directors met today and approved the selection of Uniland Development Co. as the preferred developer of the former Rainbow Centre Mall and, in a separate project, OK'd funding for Plati Niagara Inc. to build a Wingate by Wyndham Hotel.
Schumer, Gillibrand, Collins, Higgins urge SBA to prepare to swiftly offer assistance to Western New Yorkers
Mon, Nov 24th 2014 09:10 pm
U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, and congressmen Chris Collins and Brian Higgins today wrote to Small Business Administration Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet urging the SBA to prepare to swiftly administer disaster assistance to the Western New York region.
Schneiderman cracks down on Buffalo blizzard price gouging; issues consumer scam warning ahead of cleanup efforts
Mon, Nov 24th 2014 09:10 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced his office has begun taking legal action against businesses that engaged in price gouging during last week's historic snow emergency in Western New York.
Sabres, Tops Friendly Markets, Entercom Buffalo partner for 'Turkeys for Tickets' drive
Mon, Nov 24th 2014 09:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced they will once again partner with Tops Friendly Markets and Entercom Buffalo for a Thanksgiving turkey drive on Wednesday, Nov. 26, to benefit local food pantries.
'Tis the season for holiday travel: Skin Cancer Foundation offers sun protection tips for tropical winter getaways
Mon, Nov 24th 2014 09:00 pm
Planning a beach vacation this winter? Travelers should be aware that ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun plays a significant role in the development of skin cancer. In fact, about 86 percent of melanomas and 90 percent of nonmelanoma skin cancers are associated with exposure to UV rays.
Lewiston Museum open during Christmas Walk
Mon, Nov 24th 2014 09:00 pm
The Lewiston Museum will be open to the public during the Lewiston Christmas Walk, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6-7.
Empire State Development announces start of construction on new hotel in Niagara Falls
Mon, Nov 24th 2014 09:00 pm
Empire State Development today announced the start of construction for a $27 million DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in downtown Niagara Falls.
Red Cross continues blood drives in wake of severe weather
Mon, Nov 24th 2014 09:00 pm
As the Buffalo area continues to dig out from a historic storm, the American Red Cross is helping people in need by operating shelters and collecting blood.
Investigating pumpkins at St. Peter School
Mon, Nov 24th 2014 10:30 am
What vegetable plays a crucial role during the autumn months? Pumpkins, of course.
Katy Perry to headline Pepsi Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show Feb. 1 on NBC
Mon, Nov 24th 2014 10:30 am
Katy Perry will headline the Pepsi Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show on NBC Feb. 1, 2015, inside University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona. The announcement was confirmed Sunday night in a multimedia global event.
Buffalo Sabres: Lieuwen assigned to Rochester
Mon, Nov 24th 2014 10:25 am
On Sunday, the Buffalo Sabres announced the team assigned goaltender Nathan Lieuwen to the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.
New York State Parks announces 'Cyber Monday' special on 3-year Empire Passport
Mon, Nov 24th 2014 10:25 am
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation will offer a one-day-only deal "Cyber Monday," Dec. 1.
Buffalo Sabres supporting blood drive following storm
Mon, Nov 24th 2014 10:15 am
The Buffalo Sabres are supporting a Unyts blood drive today, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m., at the Eastern Hills Mall. The team is urging the community to donate.
Cuomo outlines flood preparedness in Western New York
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 07:00 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today highlighted flood preparedness measures at New York's emergency response headquarters in Alden.
Erie County prepares for thaw, potential flooding
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 07:00 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined Saturday by numerous elected officials in visits to snow-affected areas around Erie County, checking on the status of widespread cleanup efforts and discussing county preparations for potential flooding.
Cuomo warns New Yorkers of significant flooding possibility
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 10:55 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo warned Friday that rising temperatures over the weekend will contribute to a strong possibility of significant flooding in Western New York. Although the state is taking every precaution to prepare for a large amount of flooding, the specifics are not predictable, and homeowners should be ready for significant snowmelt.
New York Farm Bureau president's statement on Western New York snow emergency
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 10:35 am
Dean Norton, New York Farm Bureau president, released the following statement:
Cuomo announces executive order to help ensure continued health care during snowstorm
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 10:35 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced an emergency executive order Friday to help protect the health of Western New Yorkers during the midst of the current snowstorm and recovery efforts.
Vincenzo's Pizza House thanks customers with $1 slices, 'Sub Club'
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 10:30 am
Vincenzo's Pizza House reopened in 2013 with original piemaker Vincent Morreale's "secret sauce" and a commitment to quality.
Poloncarz provides storm update, outlines county plan for vehicle recovery
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 09:00 am
Friday night, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined by Erie County officials to give an update on snow removal efforts following the recent winter storm, along with discussing preparations for potential flooding. In addition, Poloncarz outlined Erie County plans to reconnect motorists with the vehicles they abandoned during the storm.
Tuscarora K-Kids wrap annual canned food drive
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 09:00 am
The Tuscarora Indian School K-Kids recently concluded their 13th annual canned food drive.
Youngstown Police Department issues parking advisory
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 07:00 am
The Youngstown Police Department would like to issue a friendly reminder that winter parking regulations come into effect Dec. 1. Please be aware of where you can and cannot park from Dec. 1 until April 1 in the Village of Youngstown.
Scary good
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 07:00 am
Niagara Frontier Publications provided free advertisement certificates to local retailers with the top Scarecrow Display Expo entries.
Salon Semir owner makes big changes in first year
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 07:00 am
By now, readers know Semir Huzmeli is gifted with a pair of scissors.
National Fuel offers flooding precautions
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 07:00 am
In light of the predicted rising temperatures and melting snow following the "Snowvember" lake-effect snow storm, National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp. offers customers the following information should they experience flooding in their basements:
'The Chew's Thanksgiving celebration' airs Wednesday
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 07:00 am
"The Chew" is counting down the last few days to Thanksgiving with recipes for the biggest food holiday of the year. On Wednesday, Nov. 26, it's "The Chew's Thanksgiving Celebration" featuring a decadent cranberry ginger upside-down cake with rum-whipped cream and creamy make-ahead mashed potatoes.
As storm cleanup continues, National Grid urges extreme caution with electricity services
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 07:00 am
As frigid temperatures, ice and snow begin to thaw, the potential for localized flooding increases. National Grid crews, as always, are ready to respond to any damage that may result from flooding, and the company urges customers to be extremely cautious when dealing with any electricity service that may be at risk.
Barker Lions give back
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 07:00 am
During the past year, Barker Lions have aided members of our community by providing hearing aids, eye exams and glasses for those who cannot afford them.
Obit: Delphine Lamar
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 11:00 pm
A memorial service was held at the LaSalle Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses in Niagara Falls for Delphine Lamar, who entered into rest Nov. 7, 2014, at the age of 65.
Obit: Sharon Lee McDonnell
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 11:00 pm
Sharon Lee McDonnell, 58, of Grand Island, passed away Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, at Buffalo General Hospital in Buffalo. Born in Buffalo, she is survived by her parents Alan and Joyce Oswald of Houston.
Last call for free Thanksgiving dinners
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 06:50 pm
Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission today announced the last chance for anyone in need to call the Thanksgiving "Turkey Hotline" to receive a holiday meal this year free of charge.
Niagara Catholic hosts second annual vendor and craft show
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 04:50 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School will host its second annual vendor and craft show this weekend at the school, 520 66th St. More than 50 vendors are participating.
Buffalo Sabres announce ticket options for rescheduled games
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 04:50 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced ticket options for Friday's postponed home game against the New York Rangers, which has been rescheduled and will be played at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, and the Sabres' home game against the Ottawa Senators, which was originally scheduled for Feb. 20 and will now be played at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15.
Postponed Rangers-Sabres game rescheduled for Feb. 20
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 04:50 pm
The postponed game between the New York Rangers and Buffalo Sabres, originally scheduled to be played tonight, has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at First Niagara Center, the National Hockey League announced today.