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Hockey Hall of Fame announces 2017 inductees
Mon, Jun 26th 2017 05:45 pm
Lanny McDonald, chairman of the Hockey Hall of Fame, and John Davidson, chairman of the selection committee, announced Monday that seven individuals have been elected to Hockey Hall of Fame Honoured Membership, five in the Player Category and two in the Builder Category.
Buffalo Sabres sign Taylor Fedun to 2-year contract; qualify 6 RFAs
Mon, Jun 26th 2017 05:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Monday announced the team signed defenseman Taylor Fedun to a two-year, two-way contract.
Niagara Jet Adventures pays it forward
Mon, Jun 26th 2017 05:25 pm
On Sunday, Niagara Jet Adventures held its annual charity trip. Once a year, NJA hosts such an event, which provides inner-city children from different organizations with a unique and exciting experience. This year, NJA had the privilege of taking out the Victory Assembly of God youth group.
Lewiston Police Department issues update on Pletcher Road arrest
Mon, Jun 26th 2017 05:05 pm
Lewiston Police Department Chief Frank Previte issued the following statement on Monday.
PHOTOS: Buffalo Music Hall of Fame, Hard Rock debut new Rick James jumpsuit
Mon, Jun 26th 2017 04:45 pm
On Sunday morning, the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame officially unveiled a brand-new piece to its collection of items inside the Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA: a sky-blue jumpsuit worn on stage by Rick James.
Marvel's new television series 'Marvel's Inhumans' will premiere Friday, Sept. 29, on ABC
Mon, Jun 26th 2017 12:25 pm
The highly anticipated new Marvel television series "Marvel's Inhumans" will bring the fan-favorite comic book series and a new kind of family drama to the small screen this fall on ABC. The network series premiere, including the first two episodes of "Marvel's Inhumans," will air Friday, Sept. 29 (8-10 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.
Buffalo Sabres hire Sexton, Greeley as assistant general managers
Mon, Jun 26th 2017 11:35 am
The Buffalo Sabres on Monday announced General Manager Jason Botterill hired Randy Sexton and Steve Greeley to serve as the team's assistant general managers. Sexton will also serve as general manager of the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Muse announce special SummerStage, Central Park concert to benefit Coalition for the Homeless
Mon, Jun 26th 2017 11:30 am
Grammy Award-winning rock band Muse announced it would perform a special concert on Monday, July 24, at City Parks Foundation's SummerStage in Central Park to benefit The Coalition for the Homeless.
Niagara Falls Volunteer Hall of Fame to induct inaugural class on July 24
Mon, Jun 26th 2017 11:30 am
Art Eberhart, Evelyn Harris, Norma Higgs and Merrell Lane (posthumously) will become the first inductees of the Niagara Falls Volunteer Hall of Fame during a July 24 ceremony at Niagara Falls City Hall. A reception is scheduled for 4 p.m., followed by the induction ceremony during the Niagara Falls City Council session, which begins at 5 p.m.
Buffalo Sabres announce 2017 development camp schedule
Mon, Jun 26th 2017 11:30 am
The Buffalo Sabres on Saturday announced the team's schedule for its annual summer development camp from July 8-11. All on-ice sessions will be held at HarborCenter.
Lewiston No. 1: Serving community for over 100 years
Mon, Jun 26th 2017 07:00 am
Lewiston Fire Co. No. 1 invites the community to the return of an annual fire company tradition.
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School 6th annual 5K run/walk July 15
Sun, Jun 25th 2017 07:00 am
Niagara Catholic will host its sixth annual 5k run/walk on Saturday, July 15. This year's race will be in memory of Raphael Gonzalez, a 2015 graduate.
'The Chew' slides into summer with DJ Khaled, Frank Grillo, Katie Lee
Sat, Jun 24th 2017 10:05 am
Co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz welcome celebrities from music, film, TV and books to "The Chew" during the week of June 26-30 (1 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.
Professional grill masters face off for $50,000 grand prize in return of 'Chopped Grill Masters'
Sat, Jun 24th 2017 10:05 am
Sixteen of the most talented grilling professionals are heading outdoors to get ready for a showdown in the return of "Chopped Grill Masters," premiering Tuesday, Aug. 1 (10 p.m. ET/PT), on Food Network.
Hannah Hart hits the road for a tasty cross-country trip in new Food Network series 'I Hart Food'
Sat, Jun 24th 2017 10:05 am
Hannah Hart has over 5 million followers on social media, a killer sense of humor, a passion for food and, this summer, she's taking a flavor-filled journey to some of the country's favorite regional food spots in the new Food Network series "I Hart Food."
Devil's Hole repairs
Sat, Jun 24th 2017 10:05 am
Beginning at 5 a.m. Monday, June 26, the stairs into the Niagara Gorge at Devils Hole State Park will be closed for three days so that rock scaling can take place. The stairs are expected to be reopened the morning of Thursday, June 29. Rock scaling is performed regularly to protect trail users from falling rock.
NHL Draft: Buffalo Sabres take Casey Mittelstadt with 8th overall selection; draft 5 more on day 2
Sat, Jun 24th 2017 10:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres selected forward Casey Mittelstadt (Green Bay - USHL) with the eighth overall pick of the 2017 NHL Draft on Friday.
RealtyUSA donates to WNY Heroes
Sat, Jun 24th 2017 09:00 am
For the fourth year in a row, the Village of Lewiston branch of RealtyUSA raised money for WNY Heroes Inc. As in past years, the community was invited to participate in a monthlong basket auction in May. Thanks to the support of the public, and the initiative of the real estate agents, $1,000 was raised.
Lawnmower Races called 'best ever'
Sat, Jun 24th 2017 07:00 am
The 2017 edition of the Grand Island Father's Day Lawnmower Races that took place Sunday was called the best ever by race organizers.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Island Dogs are back
Sat, Jun 24th 2017 07:00 am
Islanders have missed their Sahlen's hot dogs so much that they were trying to order food before the new Buffalo Dog House even opened.
Grand Island soils to be tested for pollutants
Sat, Jun 24th 2017 07:00 am
Soil samples will be collected from homes in the southeastern part of Grand Island in August, said Jackie James-Creedon, executive director of Citizen Science Community Resources. That soil will be tested for 130 different types of contaminants, including benzene, pesticides, heavy metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs).
River Lea Quilters Guild makes second donation
Sat, Jun 24th 2017 07:00 am
The second of two charitable donations by the River Lea Quilters Guild took place Tuesday at a picnic meeting of the group.
Days Inn At The Falls debuts 'Diamond Sky Floor'
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 07:50 pm
American Niagara Hospitality unveiled the next phase of work inside the Days Inn At The Falls on Thursday.
Spirit of the '80s moves to Somewhere
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 07:00 pm
The sixth annual Spirit of the '80s music festival fundraiser is making the move up north for 2017.
Tonic's Emerson Hart loving life, working on new music, playing in Buffalo
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 06:35 pm
Tonic will perform at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo - playing alongside Collective Soul and Our Lady Peace, if you can believe that super lineup.
Lights brings her comic book to life with 'Giants' video
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 05:15 pm
Electro-pop sensation Lights has released the video for "Giants," the lead single from her upcoming album "Skin&Earth." The video brings the album's companion comic book series to life, featuring Lights stepping into the dystopian world she's created, fully in character as her protagonist En, as she is followed and lured away by a mysterious spirit.
'Despicable Me 3' soundtrack available everywhere
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 05:15 pm
Grammy-award winning singer/songwriter/producer Pharrell Williams once again returns for Illumination and Universal Pictures' "Despicable Me 3" (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), available everywhere today via i am OTHER Entertainment/Columbia Records.
Lecrae shares new track 'Hammer Time' featuring 1K Phew
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 05:15 pm
Fresh off the release of his second single, "I'll Find You," featuring Tori Kelly, Grammy-Award winning rap artist Lecrae shares another new song "Hammer Time" featuring 1K Phew. The anthemic track, produced by Metro Boomin (Migos, Future, Drake), is available via all DSPs.
Neil Young to release remastered version of 'Decade'
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 05:10 pm
Neil Young was set to release his long out of print "Decade" anthology on Friday, on Reprise Records.
Depeche Mode releases innovative 360 video of 'Going `Backwards'
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 05:10 pm
Long celebrated for quality videos that are as innovative and provocative as the music they make, Depeche Mode is once again releasing a thrilling music video, with the release of "Going Backwards." The stunning video, featuring a stripped-back performance of the track and filmed in 360-degree technology, can be seen online here: http://smarturl.it/GoingBackwards360.
Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper, partners selected to host nationally recognized SPLASH event to celebrate clean water, engage community
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 05:10 pm
Hundreds of Western New Yorkers will make a SPLASH and celebrate clean water and water-based activities on July 29 with Paddles Up Niagara 2017 presented nationally by Toyota.
Nursery school celebrates 50 years
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 04:20 pm
The Village of Lewiston has been afforded the opportunity to witness a milestone in education. The First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston is celebrating not only the 200th anniversary of the birth of the oldest church in the village, but also the 50th anniversary of its nursery school/pre-K.
Falls residents to decide on use of public funds for parks improvements
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 04:20 pm
Niagara Falls Community Development has kicked off the first participatory budgeting process in the city's history.
Summer picnic at United Baptist Christian Church
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 04:20 pm
On Sunday, June 25, United Baptist Christian Church of Lewiston will host a summer picnic at noon, directly after the 10:30 a.m. worship service. All are welcome to attend.
Village of Lewiston announces milling and paving schedule
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 04:20 pm
Terry Brolinski, superintendent of the Village of Lewiston Department of Public Works, announced the upcoming schedule for milling and paving. Roadwork will take place from:
Narcan training seminar to be offered
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 04:15 pm
Opiates. It's a word that means grief to many.
Efforts to reduce Lake Ontario levels continue
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 04:15 pm
In its conference call Monday, the International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River board agreed to continue efforts to further reduce high Lake Ontario levels.
Obituary: Ronald V. Scibetta
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 03:50 pm
Ronald V. Scibetta, formerly a resident of Grand Island for 40 years, died on Memorial Day, May 29, 2017, at his home in Summerfield, Florida. He died after a long illness under the care of Home Hospice.
Obituary: John W. 'Jack' Burns
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 03:50 pm
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday for John W. "Jack" Burns, who passed away June 20, 2017.
Obituary: Karolina 'Karolyn' Albertsson
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 03:50 pm
Karolina (Karolyn) Albertsson, May 31, 2017, age 57.