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HS Football: Wheatfield stuns Bennett
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 07:45 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield's defense has had a tough start to the season, giving up over 40 points per game. On Saturday, the script was flipped. The Falcons defeated the reigning Section VI Class A champion Bennett Tigers, 28-20, on a unusually hot September day at Terry Harvey Field.
Hard Rock serves up 'Poppy Burger" inspired by release of 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle'
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 12:35 pm
This fall, guests can combat hunger at Hard Rock Café by sinking their teeth into a blockbuster-inspired burger offered in partnership with MARV Films & Twentieth Century Fox. In celebration of the new release, "Kingsman: The Golden Circle," Hard Rock is offering the new "Poppy Burger" at select locations around the world (through Friday, Oct. 6. The "Poppy Burger" is a "dangerously delicious" take on the man-made burger prepared by the motion picture's villain, Poppy, played by Julianne Moore.
Lewiston: Walk to End Alzheimer's fundraising event returns to Artpark
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 12:35 pm
More than 800 people of all ages, backgrounds and areas are expected to take part in the annual Walk to End Alzheimer's in Lewiston on Saturday, Oct. 14. They will be drawn together by one common bond: In some way, they have all been touched by the heartbreak of Alzheimer's disease.
President of Sri Lanka makes stop in Niagara Falls
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 12:30 pm
On Friday, of Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena visited Niagara Falls. Earlier this week, Sirisena was in New York City attending the general assembly of the United Nations. Before returning home, he made a stop in Niagara Falls to take in the natural wonder.
Lecrae's new album, 'All Things Work together,' available now
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 12:30 pm
On Friday, Grammy-Award winning rap artist Lecrae released his eighth studio album, "All Things Work Together," via Columbia Records. The 14-track album featuring the top 10 urban radio hit "Blessings" feat. Ty Dolla $ign, and the track "I'll Find You" feat. Tori Kelly, is available at http://smarturl.it/ATWTAlbum.
FOX orders 'Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell & Back'
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 12:30 pm
FOX has picked up the all-new unscripted series "Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell & Back." Produced by Studio Ramsay, the new eight-episode series will feature Ramsay going through hell in order to bring failing restaurants back from the brink of disaster - all within 24 hours.
ESD announces start of New York's 2017 fall foliage season
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 12:30 pm
Empire State Development has announced the start of the 2017 fall foliage season in New York, coinciding the start of autumn and the "I Love New York" weekly fall foliage reports. Additionally, the popular #NYLovesFall social media campaign returns this year to further promote and encourage visitation to New York's picturesque autumn locations and attractions.
Buffalo Sabres: 'Party in the Plaza' set for Oct. 5
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 12:25 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced plans for a "Party in the Plaza" presented by KeyBank, which will take place prior to the team's home opener against the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday, Oct. 5. The event will be held in Alumni Plaza from 5-7 p.m.
Branan Murphy releases new single 'Enough'
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 12:25 pm
Sony/Provident's Essential Records pop artist Branan Murphy dropped a new digital single Friday, titled "Enough." Click HERE to check out this new song, as well as to see the newly released lyric video.
'Open Government, Your Right to Know!'
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 12:25 pm
"Open Government, Your Right to Know!'" will be offered from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, at the Buffalo History Museum, One Museum Court (on Nottingham Terrace, just east of Elmwood Avenue at Route 198).
RED delivers sixth studio album, 'Gone'
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 12:25 pm
Grammy-nominated rock band RED is set to release its sixth studio album, titled "Gone," on Oct. 27. The album's digital pre-order is available now with instant downloads of two songs: the debut radio single "Still Alive," and "Losing Control."
Niagara University featured in 'Princeton Review Guide to 375 Green Colleges'
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 12:20 pm
Less than one week after unveiling new electric car charging stations on its campus, Niagara University was named one of the 375 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada by The Princeton Review. The education services company features NU in the 2017 edition of its free book, The Princeton Review Guide to 375 Green Colleges, which was published Sept. 19.
Harvest & Wildlife festivals this weekend
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 11:00 am
Links to full details.
Owner's dream comes true at Chantilly Rose
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 07:00 am
In her high school years, Michele McCarthy had a dream to open a store on Center Street in Lewiston.
Community invited to participate in 'Breast Fest' fundraiser
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 07:00 am
Shawn's Gate Art Studio in Lewiston is hosting a fundraising event to raise breast cancer awareness, titled "Breast Fest," and the Buffalo-Niagara community is invited to participate.
Historical Association of Lewiston welcomes new curator
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 07:00 am
At a recent meeting, the board of directors of the Historical Association of Lewiston welcomed Francis Carey as the new curator of HAL and its museum. Carey replaces Pam Hauth, who recently retired from the position after serving for many years.
Grand Island artist to have 1-man show in October
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 07:00 am
The Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village Museum will, during the month of October, display 42 works of art created by Grand Island artist Angelo F. LaDuca. The title of the show is "Angelo LaDuca Celebrates Being 80 With An Art Show."
Funding sought to turn 140-acre Grand Island forest into nature preserve
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 07:00 am
The Western New York Land Conservancy and residents of Grand Island hope to create a new 140-acre forested nature preserve in the heart of the Niagara River.
Grand Island residents vent about paving project
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 07:00 am
Residents of Fareway Lane and Carter Creek Drive attended Monday's Grand Island Town Board meeting to complain about the poor quality of road resurfacing on their streets this month.
Village of Lewiston making progress on LWRP
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 10:00 pm
The Village of Lewiston is one step closer to an updated local waterfront revitalization program after the Board of Trustees voted Monday to issue a negative declaration on the State Environmental Quality Review related to the LWRP. The board's stated goal is to include more of the village in the program, so as to have the municipality qualify for New York State Department of State grants.
Daryl Hall & John Oates team up with Red Cross for charity donation
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 06:30 pm
Daryl Hall & John Oates are embarking on a southern run of their successful North American tour, performing in Cedar Park, Sugar Land, Tuscaloosa and Jacksonville before wrapping up on Sept. 30 in Charleston at the North Charleston Coliseum.
'The Chew' unveils its sixth delicious cookbook, 'The Chew: Quick & Easy'
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 06:30 pm
"The Chew's" Emmy-winning co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Clinton Kelly and Carla Hall unveil their latest cookbook, "The Chew: Quick & Easy," and are joined by a host of celebrities from TV and films, including Lee Daniels, Anne Heche, Kristen Bell, Danielle Brooks, Jennifer Esposito, Cheryl Hines and Katy Mixon, the week of Sept. 25-29 (1 p.m. weekdays on ABC).
Higgins: $356,000 for efforts to boost small business opportunities & grow jobs in Western New York
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 06:30 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced Friday federal grants totaling $356,000 to support the growth of small businesses and jobs in Western New York. The federal funding is allocated through the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. The mission of the CDFI program is to increase economic opportunity and community development for underserved populations in distressed communities.
Cal's Grinders opening in Lewiston
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 06:30 pm
Lewiston sub shop Cal's Grinders is opening this weekend as part of the Harvest Festival. The eatery will be located in the former Melloni's Meats, Catering and Deli on Center Street.
Matthew West drops critically lauded 'All In'
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 06:30 pm
"All In," the newest from four-time Grammy nominee Matthew West, is available worldwide today. The 14-track release includes West's hit single, "Broken Things," which quickly became a radio favorite, and already sits at No. 2 on Christian airplay and AC indicator charts.
Depeche Mode release cover video of David Bowie's 'Heroes' on song's 40th anniversary
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 06:25 pm
After including a cover of David Bowie's "Heroes" in their "Global Spirit" Tour set list in Europe and North America, Depeche Mode on Friday released a video of their haunting, emotionally charged version of the song.
Students invited to create videos showcasing impact of technology in Buffalo as part of BNMC's Topcoder Open
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 06:20 pm
The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Inc. is hosting a video competition for high school and middle school students as one of a number of events and activities that will complement the 2017 Topcoder Open hosted by the BNMC in October. TCO is a prestigious programming, design and data science competition that attracts some of the world's most talented design and technology experts.
UB: Deep discounts work for supermarkets
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 06:20 pm
For grocery retailers, the tried-and-true strategy of deep discount promotions is a successful one, according to a new study from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
Niagara Falls, Ontario, to host Invictus Games athletes
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 03:05 pm
Niagara tourism leaders are preparing to roll out the red carpet to welcome hundreds of athletes competing in Toronto's upcoming Invictus Games for an action-packed day of sightseeing.
American Legion commander to be honored in Sanborn
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 02:20 pm
Denise H. Rohan, the first woman elected to the post of national commander of The American Legion, will be honored by the Western New York 8th District of The American Legion at a banquet held at The American Legion Wheatfield Post 1451, 6525 Ward Road, Sanborn. The banquet will be held beginning at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13.
Explore comics and toys at annual show
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 01:55 pm
Joe D's Comic Book and Toy Show will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at Frontier Volunteer firehall, 2716 Liberty Drive, Town of Wheatfield.
Electric Lights Parade nears
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 01:55 pm
Participants still have time to register for Niagara Electric Lights Parade. The deadline for entries is Oct. 27. Applications are online at TNBPA.com, and in person at the Town of Niagara town clerk's office.
Kidz 'n' Kites flies on for 20th year
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 01:50 pm
On Saturday, kids and families stormed into the Town of Niagara's Veterans Memorial Park for the 20th annual Kidz 'n' Kites festival.
Town of Wheatfield Council approves zoning plan
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 01:50 pm
At a somewhat busy meeting Monday night at Wheatfield Town Hall, the Town of Wheatfield Town Board approved several motions and heard from several members of the public.
Town of Niagara Board hears concern from citizens
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 01:50 pm
On Tuesday night at the Town of Niagara Town Hall, the Town Board had its monthly meeting and while many motions were passed at the well-attended session, several citizens voiced concerns on the proposed Bri Estates behind Colonial Drive and Miller Road homes.
13 celebrities dance to some of most beloved, classic ballroom styles as 'Ballroom Night' comes to ABC's 'Dancing with the Stars'
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 07:00 am
The 13 celebrities dance to some of the most classic ballroom styles that everyone knows and loves, as "Ballroom Night" comes to "Dancing with the Stars," live, Monday, Sept. 25 (8-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. Each couple will perform timeless favorites, including a quickstep, waltz, tango, foxtrot or Viennese waltz, vying for America's vote. At the end of the night, the first elimination of the season will take place.
An all-new 'The Great American Baking Show' debuts this December
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 07:00 am
It's back! "The Great American Baking Show," based on the U.K. sensation "The Great British Bake Off," returns for a third season on ABC this December.
New rescue harbor seal arriving at Aquarium of Niagara
Thu, Sep 21st 2017 05:30 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara has announced a new rescued marine mammal will arrive on Friday. This 1-year-old harbor seal was rescued by New Jersey's Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine.
Matthew Broderick cast as narrator in FOX's live musical event, 'A Christmas Story Live!'
Thu, Sep 21st 2017 05:25 pm
Two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick ("How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," "The Producers," "Manchester by the Sea") will star as the narrator in FOX's live musical event, "A Christmas Story Live!," airing Sunday, Dec. 17 (7-10 p.m. ET live), on FOX.