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Jethro Tull by Ian Anderson at Artpark on Aug. 22
Wed, Aug 16th 2017 07:00 am
Ian Anderson will perform a multimedia rock concert, Jethro Tull, at Artpark's "Tuesdays in the Park" concert series in Lewiston. The show begins at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22 at 450 S. Fourth Street. Gates open at 4:45 p.m.
DEC statement on potential discharge from Niagara Falls Wastewater Treatment Plant
Tue, Aug 15th 2017 10:05 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation released the following statement Tuesday night:
Princeton Review: Niagara University ranks among 'Best in Northeast'
Tue, Aug 15th 2017 04:05 pm
Niagara University remains one of the best schools in the Northeast, according to The Princeton Review.
Tedeschi Trucks Band wraps up triumphant 'Wheels of Soul' tour
Tue, Aug 15th 2017 04:05 pm
After 21 nights of music across 16 different states, Tedeschi Trucks Band has completed their triumphant third annual "Wheels of Soul" tour.
New album for Ricardo Sanchez
Tue, Aug 15th 2017 04:00 pm
Difference Media (Capitol Christian Distribution) recording artist and acclaimed worship leader Ricardo Sanchez returns Sept. 29 with "Taste + See," the Grammy-nominated, Dove Award-winning singer/songwriter's first project in nearly two years.
Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials bring 'Big Sound' to Buffalo
Tue, Aug 15th 2017 04:00 pm
Alligator recording artists Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials, touring in support of their latest Alligator album, "The Big Sound Of Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials," will perform at Sportsmen's Tavern in Buffalo on Sunday, Aug. 20.
LCA call for actress
Tue, Aug 15th 2017 03:05 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts is looking for a volunteer actress to join the cast of the Marble Orchard Ghost Walks. The productions takes place every Saturday night in September and October.
Calling all Peach Queens
Tue, Aug 15th 2017 12:40 pm
The Niagara County Peach Queen Committee is looking for former Peach Queens. Organizers are creating a database to keep in contact with the 59 former Peach Queens.
ABC releases immersive, 360 virtual reality experiences for 'CMA Fest'
Tue, Aug 15th 2017 12:40 pm
For the first time, ABC and the Country Music Association are taking "CMA Fest" - the ultimate fan experience showcasing performances from country music's hottest stars - to the next level with the release of full performances from Dierks Bentley with Cole Swindell and Brett Eldredge in virtual reality on ABC Facebook and YouTube channels, and via Littlstar's app for headsets and mobile devices.
Seneca Niagara's Bear's Den welcomes Blackfoot, Chris Robinson Brotherhood this November
Tue, Aug 15th 2017 12:35 pm
November's Bear's Den Showroom lineup inside Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino includes Barry Rothbart and Marina Franklin on Thursday, Nov. 2 (8 p.m.); Indigenous with special guest Logan Staats on Saturday, Nov. 4 (8 p.m.); "An Evening with the Chris Robinson Brotherhood" on Friday, Nov. 10 (8 p.m.); Blackfoot on Saturday, Nov. 11 (8 p.m.); Williams and Ree "The Indian and White Guy" on Saturday, Nov. 18 (8 p.m.); and "Strange Days - A Tribute to The Doors" on Friday, Nov. 24 (8 p.m.).
Symposium on Buffalo-Niagara Region immigration and resettlement
Tue, Aug 15th 2017 12:35 pm
On Sept. 8-9, The New York Folklore Society, a statewide nonprofit arts organization supporting folklife and traditional arts, and the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University, will host a roundtable discussion and symposium to explore challenges in the intersection of immigration, resettlement and cultural traditions in Western New York.
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino to host 17th annual Native American Music Awards
Tue, Aug 15th 2017 12:35 pm
The stars will shine when Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino hosts the 17th annual Native American Music Awards at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14.
'Discovery Gala' grows into bigger tent party along Lockport's Erie Canal
Tue, Aug 15th 2017 12:35 pm
Tickets are still available for "Treasures Under the Tent," the re-imagined and expanded summer fundraiser to benefit the Niagara History Center. The event runs from 6-9 p.m. this Saturday.
Safe boating with your pet during the 'dog days' of August
Tue, Aug 15th 2017 12:30 pm
Time on the water can be an enjoyable summer activity, but when it comes to ensuring a safe family outing, don't forget your furry companions.
Artpark announces new musical development project: 'Elephant in the Room'
Mon, Aug 14th 2017 01:35 pm
Artpark & Company has announced a new musical development project, "Elephant in the Room," which tells the story of the ecological and societal crisis's endangering Africa's elephant population and how it reflects back to those here in the U.S. This epic journey will be presented as a free staged reading at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27, in the Artpark Gallery, 450 S. Fourth St., Lewiston.
Submarine Squadron 20 changes command
Mon, Aug 14th 2017 01:35 pm
Submarine Squadron 20 held a change-of-command ceremony at the chapel aboard Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay on Friday. Capt. Bob Wirth relieved Thomas R. Buchanan as the Submarine Squadron 20 commodore.
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. meets, approves Canalside wayfinding & interpretive signage project design
Mon, Aug 14th 2017 01:30 pm
The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. board of directors met Monday and approved the design for new wayfinding signage at and around Canalside to help visitors navigate their way around the expanding waterfront destination. Canalside is a complex site with numerous and diverse events and programmed activities. It can be accessed by car, walking, biking, boating, etc.
Mike Tirico to serve as play-by-play voice for Notre Dame football on NBC
Mon, Aug 14th 2017 01:25 pm
Mike Tirico, NBC Sports Group's veteran play-by-play commentator and Olympic primetime host, will join NBC Sports' Notre Dame football coverage this season as its play-by-play voice. Analyst Doug Flutie, who returns for his third season, and sideline reporter Kathryn Tappen, who returns for her fourth season, will join Tirico.
Worship leader, songwriter Cody Carnes will release solo debut 'The Darker The Night/The Brighter The Morning'
Mon, Aug 14th 2017 01:25 pm
Capitol CMG's newest worship leader artist, Cody Carnes, is set to release his solo debut on Sept. 15, titled "The Darker The Night/The Brighter The Morning." This debut comes on the heels of his singles, "The Cross Has The Final Word" and "Til The End of Time (feat. Kari Jobe)," which were released earlier this year.
Niagara Falls Water Board hires global engineering firm AECOM to review recent black water discharge
Mon, Aug 14th 2017 10:50 am
The Niagara Falls Water Board on Monday announced it has retained the services of global engineering firm AECOM and Senior Project Manager Dr. John Goeddertz to review and analyze various details surrounding the July 29 black water discharge incident involving the lower Niagara River.
Ortt delivers $30,000 for victims of domestic violence
Mon, Aug 14th 2017 10:50 am
As part of this year's state budget, New York State Sen. Rob Ortt secured a total of $30,000 to help victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Niagara County.
Who won 'Food Network Star'?
Mon, Aug 14th 2017 10:35 am
Jason Smith was named the newest winner of "Food Network Star," beating out 12 other finalists as the season came to a conclusion on Sunday.
Rotary, Lewiston Tops raise funds for Mount St. Mary's
Mon, Aug 14th 2017 10:25 am
The Lewiston/Niagara-On-The-Lake Rotary Club once again participated in the Lewiston Art Festival. The organization has been serving hot dogs at the event for more than 40 years. This tradition was started by Al DiMino, one of founders of the Tops supermarket chain.
'Riverdale' dominates Teen Choice awards
Mon, Aug 14th 2017 10:20 am
The following were honored Sunday at Teen Choice 2017, which aired live on FOX from the University of Southern California's Galen Center in Los Angeles.
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino's Western Door Steakhouse honored with Wine Spectator Magazine's Award of Excellence 2017
Mon, Aug 14th 2017 10:15 am
Since 1981, Wine Spectator Magazine's wine lists programs have honored the world's best wine lists as a way to encourage restaurants to continue to improve their wine programs and connect them to their wine-loving readers.
Celebrate insect life at BugFest
Mon, Aug 14th 2017 10:15 am
The volunteers of Bond Lake Park will hold their annual BugFest on Sunday, Aug. 20, at Bond Lake Park. Everyone is invited to join in from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Bond Lake Nature Center on Lower Mountain Road in the Town of Lewiston.
Buffalo Rotary holding 'quazyiest' race ever
Mon, Aug 14th 2017 07:00 am
The Rotary Club of Buffalo is holding its third annual "Duck Derby" on Sunday, Aug. 27, at Canalside. Feathered festivities commence at 11:30 a.m.; race time is 2 p.m.
Niagara County Department of Health offers free diabetes self-management workshops
Mon, Aug 14th 2017 07:00 am
The Niagara County Department of Health nursing division, in partnership with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering free diabetes self-management workshops throughout Niagara County. The workshop series is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, at the American Legion, 8643 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls.
Pampering event, open house at People Inc. Marigold Senior Living in Grand Island
Mon, Aug 14th 2017 07:00 am
People Inc. Marigold Senior Living will host a pampering and treats open house event from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28, at 3026 Grand Island Blvd. A health presentation will be made, compliments of Grand Island Chiropractic, and includes a five-minute chair massages, spinal screenings and Graston Technique information. Additionally, products will be available for sale.
Lewiston Art Festival goes on Saturday, despite heavy rains; Sunday sizzles with dryer weather
Sat, Aug 12th 2017 06:00 pm
Though local TV meteorologists called for a dry Saturday post-noon, it rained on the Lewiston Art Festival throughout the late afternoon and early evening. ... A lot.
Shaun O'Neale, 2016 winner of FOX's MasterChef, to appear at Erie County Fair
Sat, Aug 12th 2017 12:35 pm
Shaun O'Neale, winner of the FOX Network's "MasterChef," will perform at Erie County Fair at 5 and 7:30 p.m. today and tomorrow inside the Erie County Fair Cooks Building. This is his first Western New York appearance.
Nicole C. Mullen headlining Niagara Falls conference
Sat, Aug 12th 2017 11:30 am
On Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9, Dove-award winning singer, songwriter and speaker Nicole C. Mullen will be the keynote presenter at a nondenominational, multicultural event in Niagara Falls.
History of Niagara County Fair at History Center's August Family Night
Sat, Aug 12th 2017 11:25 am
Learn about the history of the Niagara County Fair at the History Center's August Family Night. It will be held from 5:30-730 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, at the museum's Lockport site, 215 Niagara St.
Niagara Falls Water Board issues informational response to NYSDEC
Sat, Aug 12th 2017 11:20 am
Organization confirms that contents of sedimentation basin 5 from dewatering activities will not be discharged to the chlorine contact basin until further notice and upon functionality review and extensive evaluation of facts
UB assistant professor receives $1 million to study heart failure after a heart attack
Sat, Aug 12th 2017 11:00 am
A University at Buffalo researcher studying a protein involved in heart failure has received a five-year, $1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.
Plaza: Minor modifications set to be presented to Planning Board
Sat, Aug 12th 2017 09:00 am
Less than three weeks removed from receiving a revised residential redevelopment submission for 765 Fairchild Place, the Village of Lewiston Planning Commission expects to hear from Ellicott Development CEO William Paladino about modifications to his Center Street plaza plan.
Lake Ontario flooding update meeting in Porter
Sat, Aug 12th 2017 09:00 am
The Town of Porter will hold a follow-up meeting for lower Niagara River and Lake Ontario property owners and related interests who have been affected by the flooding/erosion conditions of this past spring. The session will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, at Porter Town Hall, 3265 Creek Road.
Hickory Stick to host David W. Kinney Memorial Charity Tournament
Sat, Aug 12th 2017 07:00 am
On Saturday, Aug. 19, Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course in Lewiston will host the fourth annual Lt. David W. Kinney Memorial Charity Tournament. The day includes events open to the public, such as basket raffles, 50/50 splits, and a dinner.
Grand Island Town Board: Impasse arises over Golden Age Center staffing
Sat, Aug 12th 2017 07:00 am
The Grand Island Town Board deadlocked on a staffing arrangement for two town departments Monday.
GIFC marine operations bolstered by acquisition of new boat
Sat, Aug 12th 2017 07:00 am
Fire Chief Chris Soluri reports that the Grand Island Fire Co. recently took delivery of a 2017 INMAR 20.2-foot rigid hull inflatable boat, powered by a Honda 135 horsepower outboard motor.
 

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