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Niagara Falls hoops recaptures NFL title
Wed, Feb 19th 2020 11:20 pm
The Niagara Falls High School tradition of basketball excellence continued Wednesday night, as the Wolverines defeated the Lewiston-Porter Lancers, 71-65, to take home the 2019-20 Niagara Frontier League championship.
Who won 'America's Got Talent: The Champions'?
Wed, Feb 19th 2020 05:35 pm
Superfans representing all 50 states voted and crowned the India-based dance group V.Unbeatable as the second season winner of "America's Got Talent: The Champions" on Tuesday.
Olympic speed skater Dan Jansen shares his Olympic journey
Wed, Feb 19th 2020 01:50 pm
Lake Placid continues to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the 1980 Olympic Winter Games this Saturday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m., when four-time Olympic speed skater Dan Jansen shares his emotional journey to an eventual Olympic gold medal, at the Lake Placid's High Peaks Resort.
Food truck hopefuls face off in new season of 'The Great Food Truck Race: Gold Coast'
Wed, Feb 19th 2020 01:45 pm
Seven teams of aspiring food truck owners go head-to-head with larger-than-life backdrops and big-money opportunities on the new season of "The Great Food Truck Race: Gold Coast," premiering Thursday, March 26 (9 p.m. ET/PT), on Food Network.
Nominations for Buffalo History Museum's annual awards due Friday, March 6
Wed, Feb 19th 2020 10:10 am
Community members may nominate candidates for the Red Jacket, Owen B. Augspurger and Daniel B. Niederlander awards annually presented by The Buffalo History Museum at the Red Jacket Awards Dinner and Ceremony. Nominations are accepted online through www.buffalohistory.org and are due by 11:59 p.m. Friday, March 6.
Assemblymen Ashby, Morinello call for funding restoration for 'critical veterans' services'
Wed, Feb 19th 2020 10:10 am
Republican Assemblymen Jake Ashby and Angelo Morinello, both veterans themselves, held the first "Voices for Veterans" event at the Niagara Falls VFW Post 917. They called for the immediate restoration of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's planned $5.68 million cuts to veterans' services.
Remedy Drive's David Zach joins Safe House Project for anti-trafficking event at US Capitol
Wed, Feb 19th 2020 10:10 am
David Zach, singer/songwriter, speaker and founding member of acclaimed Christian rock band Remedy Drive, was featured at "Freedom Requires Action: Culture, Corporations, and Communities Uniting To End Child Sex Trafficking in America," held recently at the U.S. Capitol.
'Ashes-to-go,' Ash Wednesday services at St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral
Wed, Feb 19th 2020 10:10 am
In observance of Lent, St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral clergy will be in Cathedral Park, Main and Church streets, and Pearl and Church streets on Feb. 26 to offer the imposition of ashes to all who walk by. "Ashes-to-go" times are 7:30-9 a.m. and 3:30-5:15 p.m.
Pinnacle Community Services celebrates its 125th year with awards gala
Wed, Feb 19th 2020 07:00 am
In 1895, the world's first hydroelectric plant was built in Niagara Falls. The Great Gorge Route trolley line was the newest scenic attraction. Industry was booming in the Honeymoon Capital, and many came from afar to find work.
UBEOC to host annual men's conference
Wed, Feb 19th 2020 07:00 am
UB's Educational Opportunity Center will hold its annual men's conference from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29 at the UBEOC campus at 555 Ellicott St., Buffalo. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.
A road less traveled: Older men struggle more than women as driving decreases
Wed, Feb 19th 2020 07:00 am
New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety finds that, as older adults reduce their driving, men report having fewer resources for making important life decisions. Compared to women, men over age 65 who have reduced their driving in the past year report lower levels of social support when it comes to advice, suggestions and information about issues they may be facing.
Girls to explore worlds of information technology, startups at free event
Wed, Feb 19th 2020 07:00 am
Girls who dream of becoming information technology whizzes or starting a business will have the chance to learn from more than a dozen women who have succeeded at doing just that at "She Started IT," an event designed to inspire and encourage girls to pursue careers in those fields.
lloyd announces location of third Taco Factory in Elmwood Village
Tue, Feb 18th 2020 02:30 pm
lloyd Products Inc. (whereslloyd.com), known for its innovative spin on Mexican-inspired fare, will open its third Taco Factory on Elmwood Avenue this summer: at 716 Elmwood Ave., the former site of Cecilia's Ristorante.
Erin Collins named chair of 37th annual Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops
Tue, Feb 18th 2020 02:25 pm
The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops today announced Erin Collins, senior content marketing manager at Gelia, has been elected chairwoman of the festival's board of directors. She will lead planning efforts for the 37th annual event, which takes place July 11-12 along Delaware Avenue and Niagara Square in downtown Buffalo.
Toronto Raptors game analyst Jack Armstrong keynotes Sport, Recreation and Tourism Summit
Tue, Feb 18th 2020 12:45 pm
Students interested in pursuing a career in sport and recreation management, tourism or a related field are invited to learn more about this industry at the Niagara University College of Hospitality and Tourism Management's Sport, Recreation and Tourism Summit.
Niagara County Legislature takes on NYS Article 10 law
Tue, Feb 18th 2020 12:35 pm
The Niagara County Legislature is expected to take up four resolutions tonight directed squarely at New York's Article 10 law, which involves the siting of electric generating facilities in this state. The law, which legislators said took away local control over siting decision and instead gave control to the Board of Electric Generation Siting and the Environment, has become a source of controversy as large wind and solar developers have descended on Niagara County to site their facilities.
Who likes concerts? Bright Eyes, Temptations, Four Tops, Sammy Hagar, Jason Derulo, Dierks Bentley & Kesha set local shows
Tue, Feb 18th 2020 12:10 pm
A slew of big-ticket concerts were announced on Tuesdays. They include:
Fallsview Casino Resort announces sizzling spring lineup at new Entertainment Centre
Tue, Feb 18th 2020 12:05 pm
Fallsview Casino Resort has announced a sizzling spring lineup at the brand-new, state-of-the-art Entertainment Centre, led by Kesha and Brad Paisley.
Headed to Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino: The Temptations & The Four Tops, professional boxing, Sammy Hagar & The Circle, Whitesnake, Night Ranger
Tue, Feb 18th 2020 12:05 pm
The Seneca Niagara Event Center will welcome Motown legends The Temptations and The Four Tops at 8 p.m. Friday, May 8; "Seneca Fight Night" presents All Star Boxing at 7 p.m. Friday, May 22; Sammy Hagar & The Circle, Whitesnake and Night Ranger arrive for an outdoor concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 25. Tickets go on sale at noon Friday, Feb. 21.
Artpark, Funtime Presents welcome Bright Eyes with special guest Lucy Dacus
Tue, Feb 18th 2020 12:00 pm
Bright Eyes with special guest Lucy Dacus will perform at the Artpark Mainstage Theater on Sunday, June 14. This concert is a Funtime Presents event. Indoor reserved tickets ($46-$102) will go on sale at noon Friday, Feb. 21.
'Blue & Gold Gala' to commemorate Canisius' 150th anniversary; Grammy Award nominee Tony Orlando to perform
Tue, Feb 18th 2020 07:00 am
The Canisius Board of Regents will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the college's 1870 founding on Saturday, May 2, when it hosts "Canisius 150: A Blue & Gold Gala" at the Hyatt Regency Buffalo. Cocktails begin at 5:30 p.m.; dinner is at 7 p.m., followed by a celebrity headliner performance by Grammy Award nominee and showman Tony Orlando.
NCCC to host Career and Transfer Fair
Tue, Feb 18th 2020 07:00 am
Niagara County Community College welcomes the public to the annual Career and Transfer Fair on from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, in the Banquet Hall on the Sanborn campus. Representatives from dozens of SUNY and private colleges will be in attendance in addition to area employers looking for interns and paid employees.
Niagara Hospice gears up for spring bouquet sale
Tue, Feb 18th 2020 07:00 am
Staff and volunteers from Niagara Hospice are gearing up for the 2020 spring bouquet sale. The sale will run March 2-8 with pre-sale bouquets being ordered throughout the month of February.
Squirrels: Love 'em or hate 'em?
Tue, Feb 18th 2020 07:00 am
How do you personally feel about squirrels? Some people hate these little rodents for robbing their bird feeders. Others love the crazy antics squirrels go to, to get some nibbles from wild bird feeders.
NCCC explores space
Tue, Feb 18th 2020 07:00 am
As part of the "Faculty Keynote Series" at Niagara County Community College, Dr. Matthew Clarcq will present a lecture, "To the Moon and Back Again: The Space Race, Buffalo-Niagara and the Impossible Task." The event will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in Room E-140 on the Sanborn campus, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road.
Kaleida denies coronavirus in WNY
Mon, Feb 17th 2020 06:20 pm
Kaleida Health today released the following statement in response to what it called "false statements, inaccuracies and inflammatory rumors in social media about novel coronavirus cases in Western New York":
'Light it up for Lymphedema': Unexplained swelling might be diagnosable, treatable disease
Mon, Feb 17th 2020 06:10 pm
For the past three years, I've organized the "Light it up for Lymphedema" campaign for the New York State Chapter of the Lymphatic Education & Research Network (LE&RN). The campaign encourages sites around the state and Canada to glow in teal each March 6, World Lymphedema Day, to raise awareness of lymphedema (LE) and lymphatic diseases (LD), chronic swelling conditions that have no cures. If left untreated, LE and LD can lead to deformities, infections and death.
Q&A: Fitz and the Tantrums bringing 'All the Feels' to the Falls
Mon, Feb 17th 2020 05:20 pm
On their 2019 release, the six-piece crafted a dozen-plus songs that explore doubt and the struggle to succeed; the give and take of love - of pushing someone away while also desperately trying to keep them close; and the soaring highs that come with performing in front of thousands of adoring fans.
BBC hosts cask party
Mon, Feb 17th 2020 03:10 pm
Rarely does one find a cask party in Niagara County - which made the Brickyard Brewing Company's event Saturday all that more special.
DEC releases final regulations to implement New York State Plastic Bag Waste Reduction Act
Mon, Feb 17th 2020 02:15 pm
Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos on Monday announced the release of final regulations to implement the New York State Plastic Bag Waste Reduction Act, which goes into effect on March 1.
New 911 requirements in place
Mon, Feb 17th 2020 12:20 pm
Acting Niagara County Sheriff's Office Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti recently reminded businesses and organizations who utilize a multiline telephone service (MLTS) that, as of Feb. 16, new requirements have been enacted by the Federal Communications Commission.
LANCO, Adam Hambrick, Teddy Robb to headline concert at Alfred State
Mon, Feb 17th 2020 12:10 pm
Alfred State College recently announced country music performers LANCO, Adam Hambrick and Teddy Robb will perform at the annual Hot Dog Day concert on Thursday, April 16, at Pioneer Stadium.
Emergency Physicians: Take care of your heart today
Mon, Feb 17th 2020 12:05 pm
Valentine's Day is a great reminder to prioritize heart health and recognize the signs of an emergency, according to the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).
Sanborn Fire Co. Band recruiting
Mon, Feb 17th 2020 12:05 pm
The Sanborn Fire Co. Band will hold its open rehearsal from 7-9 p.m. Monday, March 9. The event will be held at the Sanborn Firehall, 5811 Buffalo St. (Route 429). All musicians 14 years of age and up are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served following.
Sal 'The Voice' Valentinetti brings 'Christmas Comes to Town' to Riviera Theatre
Mon, Feb 17th 2020 12:05 pm
The Historic Riviera Theatre and TCM Entertainment presents "Sal Valentinetti: Christmas Comes to Town" at the North Tonawanda venue on Thursday, Dec. 10 (7:30 p.m.).
Niagara County Walk to End Alzheimer's names Wheatfield executive as event chair
Mon, Feb 17th 2020 12:05 pm
On Oct. 3, the Niagara County Walk to End Alzheimer's will bring more than 700 people to Lewiston - people who have been touched in some way by dementia. Leading the effort will be an executive with DePaul Senior Living in Wheatfield.
ABC, ESPN debut 'SportsCenter' special commemorating US hockey team's 'Miracle on Ice' 40th anniversary
Mon, Feb 17th 2020 11:20 am
On Sunday, Feb. 23, ABC and ESPN will commemorate the 40th anniversary of the iconic "Miracle on Ice" - when the United States hockey team defeated the heavily favored then Soviet Union on Feb. 22, 1980, in their run to a gold medal. Special programming across ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 will air throughout the day, including a one-hour "SportsCenter Special: Miracle on Ice at 40" and Walt Disney Pictures' "Miracle."
As gas prices increase slightly nationally, local pumps not yet affected
Mon, Feb 17th 2020 11:20 am
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $2.44, up 1 cent since last week. One year ago, the price was $2.31. The New York average is $2.61, down 2 cents from last week. A year ago, the state average was $2.47.
sixstepsrecords/Capitol CMG announce release date for 'Roar (Live From Passion 2020)'
Mon, Feb 17th 2020 11:10 am
sixstepsrecords/Capitol CMG announce the anticipated March 6 digital release of "Roar (Live From Passion 2020)." The album pre-order begins today (click here for details), and both the album's single and video for "Way Maker," which can be viewed here, also release today. The physical release of "Roar (Live From Passion 2020)" is slated to drop April 3.
New Era Cap unveils first Official NFL Scouting Combine Collection
Mon, Feb 17th 2020 11:10 am
On Monday, international sports and lifestyle brand, New Era Cap, Co. Inc. premiered the first New Era Official NFL Scouting Combine Collection. Merchandise will be worn by some of the top football prospects before and after their workouts at this year's 2020 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Indiana. Fans can purchase the collection at www.neweracap.com and DICK'S Sporting Goods.
 

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