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HS Hockey: Niagara-Wheatfield cruises past Lockport
Sat, Feb 17th 2018 04:00 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield is known for being one of the best hockey teams in Western New York. On Saturday at the Northtown Center, Division 3 Lockport saw just how talented the Falcons are. The Falcons defeated the Lions, 15-0, in the first round of the Section VI large schools playoffs .
Passion to take 'Worship Nights' to Pittsburgh, Jackson & Houston following 'Whole Heart' album release
Sat, Feb 17th 2018 08:20 am
Pittsburgh, Jackson and Houston will host the latest round of "Passion Worship Nights" featuring Passion and Louie Giglio who will be joined by Levi Lusko. April's "Passion Worship Nights" will follow the release of "Whole Heart," the newest collection of music from "Passion 2018."
'Descendants 3' announced to Disney Channel viewers
Sat, Feb 17th 2018 08:10 am
A legion of "Descendants" fans received confirmation of the long-awaited news of a "Descendants 3" movie on Friday, via an interstitial that aired during a programming event for Disney's "Zombies" on Disney Channel. The intriguing message, featuring Mal (daughter of Maleficent), alludes to a new villain character - Mal's father - joining the popular story of the teenage sons and daughters of Disney's most infamous villains.
Still unique: Antique to Chic marks 5th anniversary
Sat, Feb 17th 2018 07:00 am
Five years ago, Antique to Chic was formed, partly, out of the uncertainty surrounding the proposed Center Street plaza project. Some of the co-operators were part of The Country Doctor, a business located in one of the buildings set to be torn down if the new mall was approved.
Changes at Town Hall: Lewiston welcomes new finance director
Sat, Feb 17th 2018 07:00 am
The Lewiston Town Board welcomed a new town official on Monday, with the naming of Jacqueline Agnello as the new finance/budget director.
Grand Island native Patricia Zoltoski honored
Sat, Feb 17th 2018 07:00 am
What began as an exchange between two college friends reminiscing on the anniversary of their late mothers' passing became an epiphany which set forth an intention to change the way we think about March 4.
Jacobs letter cites 'flawed' process on West River Connector Trail
Sat, Feb 17th 2018 07:00 am
State Sen. Chris Jacobs told the state's public process in closing the West River Parkway and turning into a multi-modal connector trail "flawed."
Chamber Awards Gala 2018: Innovative Card Solutions is Sanborn Business of Year
Sat, Feb 17th 2018 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Innovative Card Solutions as the recipient of the Sanborn Business of the Year Award.
Alexa Foundation sets GCR meeting
Sat, Feb 17th 2018 07:00 am
The It Happened to Alexa Foundation, which recently announced its relocation from Lewiston to the Larkin complex in Buffalo, will hold the first planning meeting for the Great Contraption Race. The GCR will be held Sunday, June 10, starting at the Riverworks waterfront complex on the Buffalo River.
Diabetes workshop and Microsoft Word basics programs coming to NT Library
Sat, Feb 17th 2018 07:00 am
People living with diabetes or caring for someone with the disease can attend the North Tonawanda Public Library, 505 Meadow Drive, from 9:30 a.m. to noon starting Wednesday, Feb. 28, for a six-week workshop series.
State Parks, DEC encourage families to enjoy Presidents Day winter break in New York's open spaces
Sat, Feb 17th 2018 07:00 am
Readers celebrate Presidents Day weekend and winter break at a New York State Park, Historic Site or Department of Environmental Conservation lands and education centers. Events across the state range from cannon firings in salute to President George Washington, to guided snowshoe treks, to ever-popular seal walks along the Long Island coastline.
Best chefs from across US visit 'The Chew' kitchen to battle it out for title of 'Best Chef on the Block'
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 07:15 pm
"The Chew's" Emmy Award-winning co-hosts Michael Symon, Clinton Kelly and Carla Hall welcome finalists from six major cities: Seattle, Houston, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington (D.C.) and Atlanta - to join them in "The Chew" kitchen to battle it out for the title of "The Best Chef on the Block."
Annual Lenten Luncheons to begin
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 07:05 pm
The Grand Island Ministerium has announced that the annual Lenten Luncheons will begin at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 2100 Whitehaven Road. This series has been ongoing for more than three decades.
Fish fry dinners return to 3F
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:55 pm
With the Lenten season underway, the Three F Conservation Society Inc. announces its fish fry offerings, presented by JCI Catering LLC, are again available to area residents.
Obituary: Elsa Bondar
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:50 pm
Elsa Bondar, 89, of Washington, Pennsylvania, died peacefully on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at Asbury Heights, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Born on Aug. 4, 1928, in Chicago, Illinois, she was the daughter of the late Elsa (Wolkenhauer) and Joseph Schmieger.
Obituary: Richard Newcomer
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:50 pm
Richard LaRue Newcomer, 83, of Grand Island, husband of June (Fritz) Newcomer, peacefully joined our heavenly father, lord and savior Jesus Christ on Feb. 8, 2018. He was the devoted husband of June Newcomer of 59 years, a nurturing, loving father to his three daughters and one son.
Grand Island: Love's Travel Stop proposal has first public airing
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:50 pm
On the heels of the first public presentation regarding development by an Oklahoma company of a multi-million dollar truck stop on Whitehaven Road, Town Supervisor Nathan McMurray said he will propose a new law Friday that will ban "travel plazas" on Grand Island.
NT: Chamber of Commerce of Tonawandas holding Women's Expo and Boutique
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:45 pm
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas is holding a Women's Expo and Boutique from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at the Tonawanda Castle, 69 Delaware St.
Fashion Outlets to celebrate Lunar New Year with exclusive deals, events
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:45 pm
Macerich's Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA will celebrate Lunar New Year with a variety of special events taking place from Feb. 16 through March 4.
Town of Niagara Lions scholarship award up for grabs
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:40 pm
The Town of Niagara Lions Club Inc., beginning its 65th year of service to the community, has announced the Lee Corra Scholarship Award for the 2018 school year is up for grabs. Application forms can be picked up from counseling offices at Niagara-Wheatfield High School, Niagara Catholic High School or for Town of Niagara residents attending a different high school, or by contacting Chairman Theresa White on the Town of Niagara Facebook page.
Celebrate Winter Olympics at Feb. 20 Family Night
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:40 pm
Celebrate the Winter Olympics at the History Center's February Family Night, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 215 Niagara St., Lockport.
Bald for Bucks: Niagara-Wheatfield vs. Sabres Alumni in charity hoops
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:40 pm
It began as a way to honor the life of Jim Campbell, the assistant principal who was dedicated to Niagara-Wheatfield High School.
Wheatfield Winterfest shines bright in year 3
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:40 pm
Last Saturday, Wheatfield families gathered in the town's Youth Center for the third annual Wheatfield Winterfest.
Niagara University students take financial aid advocacy to Albany
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:35 pm
Four Niagara University students traveled to the Capitol in Albany Tuesday to speak with New York lawmakers about the importance of universal access to state-sponsored financial aid.
Historic Palace Theatre presents 'The Little Mermaid'
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:30 pm
This March, one of the world's favorite Disney classics will be brought to life on stage at the Historic Palace Theatre: a live musical production of "The Little Mermaid."
Brad + Rebekah's 'Sound Of Heaven' out now
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:30 pm
Brad + Rebekah's "Sound Of Heaven" streets today, marking the continuation of a four-year-long album-making process where the couple asked 50 pastors nationwide what is needed in the worship songs of the church. The result is a culmination of a dozen songs circled around declaring, knowing and understanding "our identity in Christ."
New single 'Born To Bring The Light' chronicles Cameron James' faith journey in midst of husband & daughter's ultra-rare disease
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:30 pm
Documenting her powerful journey of faith throughout both her daughter and husband's battle with an ultra-rare disease, pop-infused singer/songwriter Cameron James just released her latest single, "Born To Bring The Light."
'So You Think You Can Dance' returns for 15th season on FOX
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:30 pm
FOX has renewed the Emmy Award-winning "So You Think You Can Dance" for a 15th season. From 19 Entertainment and dick clark productions, "So You Think You Can Dance "will return this summer on FOX. Emmy Award winner Nigel Lythgoe, award-winning choreographer Mary Murphy and award-winning actress, singer and dancer Vanessa Hudgens will return as resident judges on the series, hosted by Emmy Award nominee Cat Deeley.
First slate of presenters announced for 90th Oscars
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:25 pm
Academy Awards producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd on Friday announced the first slate of presenters for the 90th Oscars telecast. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live Sunday, March 4, on the ABC Television Network.
WATCH: Muse release brand-new single 'Thought Contagion'
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:25 pm
Muse have released their brand-new single "Thought Contagion," which is available on all digital platforms now. The accompanying video is available HERE. Directed by Lance Drake (who also helmed the band's "Dig Down" video), "Thought Contagion" is an '80s-inspired, infectious neon love story.
WATCH: Australian singer/songwriter/producer JOY. releases new track 'Change'
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:25 pm
Twenty-year-old Australian singer/songwriter/producer/multi-instrumentalist JOY. released her ethereal, moody new track "Change" this week. Check out the song's official video, which was co-directed and co-produced by JOY., HERE.
Buffalo Zoo welcomes Canada lynx
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:20 pm
The Buffalo Zoo has announced the introduction this weekend and through winter break of two female Canada lynx to the Garman Family Arctic Edge presented by TOPS Friendly Markets.
Schoellkopf Health Center to reward staff for achieving highest Five Star national quality rating
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 03:15 pm
Schoellkopf Health Center employees will be given some welcome rewards in the form of cash bonuses recognizing the high quality care they provide, officials announced Friday.
On the brink: The inspirational story of Dante Moultrie
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 02:40 pm
The 2017-18 North Tonawanda Lumberjacks boys basketball team came into this year off one of their best seasons in program history. Coming off a sectional title, there were some unknowns as to how the team would perform this season. New faces surrounded the varsity squad, including 10th-grader Dante Moultrie.
AAA offers tips to avoid damage from potholes
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 08:45 am
Potholes in Western and Central New York seem unusually bad this winter - a sure sign of all the snow and ice we've dealt with! One of the biggest culprits of flat tires in the region is potholes.
Niagara-Wheatfield hosts first NFL basketball crossover championships
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 12:20 am
Niagara-Wheatfield High School hosted the Niagara Frontier League basketball championships Thursday night. The games featured the Niagara and Frontier division winners going head-to-head to determine a true champion of the league.
DEC: 172 pharmacies, hospitals & long-term care facilities participating in 2nd round of state's pilot drug 'take-back' program
Thu, Feb 15th 2018 05:15 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the second group of participants in the state's $2 million pilot pharmaceutical "take-back" program. Participants include 172 retail pharmacies, hospitals and long-term care facilities across the state. To date, 246 facilities are now enrolled in the program, which began in 2017.
Marc Scibilia records song for 'Peter Rabbit'
Thu, Feb 15th 2018 05:15 pm
Grand Island's own Marc Scibilia recorded a cover of the hit song "Rather Be" (originally by Clean Bandit). The song was featured in the movie "Peter Rabbit," which debuted in theaters last weekend.
New study aims to measure how PTSD affects police officers
Thu, Feb 15th 2018 05:10 pm
Police officers are often called to situations that require a quick decision: Fire a shot and risk harming, or killing, innocent bystanders; don't fire and there's the potential for being killed in the line of duty.

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