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WNY high school football broadcasts to air on MSG Network
Thu, Sep 7th 2017 05:10 pm
As announced Thursday on "The John Murphy Show" on MSG Network and WGR Sports Radio 550, Pegula Sports and Entertainment will produce a series of Western New York high school football games presented by the DENT Concussion Center focusing on teams from the Monsignor Martin Athletic Association. The games will take place at New Era Field and air live on MSG Network and OneBuffalo.com. Chris Brown will call play-by-play and Donald Jones will serve as analyst.
Public forums set for citizens to take part in 2018 Erie County community development program
Thu, Sep 7th 2017 05:10 pm
The Erie County Department of Environment and Planning has announced upcoming citizen forums to help determine the needs and priorities of low- and moderate-income residents residing within the Erie County community development block grant consortium.
Falls: Important refuse updates for September electronics disposal
Thu, Sep 7th 2017 05:10 pm
The City of Niagara Falls Department of Public Works offers electronics drop-off from dawn to dusk seven days a week at 1785 New Road.
Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Castellani Art Museum teams with YWCA of Niagara Frontier to present 'The Clothesline Project'
Thu, Sep 7th 2017 05:10 pm
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University and the YWCA of the Niagara Frontier have teamed up to present "The Clothesline Project" from Monday, Oct. 2, through Friday, Oct. 13.
Niagara Falls National Heritage Area to sponsor student field trips to Old Fort Niagara's 'Fridays on the Frontier' in October
Thu, Sep 7th 2017 05:05 pm
The Niagara Falls National Heritage Area has announced its sponsorship of field trips for school districts to Old Fort Niagara's "Fridays on the Frontier" program for the third year in a row. "Fridays on the Frontier" are interactive hands-on education programs for fourth- and seventh-graders that immerse students in the experiences of people who lived in the Niagara Region during the American Revolution. The programs will take place every Friday during the month of October.
Buffalo Bills, Sabres announce partnerships with Airbnb
Thu, Sep 7th 2017 05:05 pm
Pegula Sports and Entertainment on Thursday announced the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres have entered a partnership with Airbnb that will create unique experiences for fans surrounding Buffalo sporting events. The partnership kicks off with the "Suite Dreams at New Era Field" contest, in which a winning fan will be given a Bills experience unlike any other (including an overnight stay in a New Era Field suite in advance of the Bills Oct. 29 home game against Oakland).
Halloween Spooktacular at Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum
Thu, Sep 7th 2017 07:00 am
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum will hold its annual spook-free Halloween party, "Spooktacular," from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13. The Superhero Alliance of WNY will make a special appearance at the event, so guests can meet their favorite heroes and villains.
Jacobs convenes Great Lakes roundtable
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 06:25 pm
Twenty-five public and private leaders from 16 municipal and environmental organizations convened at the Frank Lloyd Wright Fontana Boathouse on Wednesday to share ideas and discuss strategies on how to improve water safety and quality, and reduce beach closures in communities across Western New York.
Buffalo Sabres announce full roster for Prospects Challenge
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 02:50 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced the team's full roster for the Prospects Challenge, which will run from Sept. 8-11 at HarborCenter.
Memorial names Jordan-Williams budget director
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 02:50 pm
Suzanne Jordan-Williams, M.B.A., has been appointed budget/reimbursement director in the finance department at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Buffalo Sabres reveal giveaways, promotional nights for 2017-18 season
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 02:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team's giveaway items and promotional schedule for the 2017-18 season. The team will host eight giveaway nights, 22 promotional nights and four theme nights.
2017 'PAW Patrol Roll Patrol Road Tour' stopping in Williamsville & Hamburg
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 02:45 pm
Spin Master Corp., a leading global children's entertainment company, recently announced the third annual "PAW Patrol Roll Patrol Road Tour," a multicity, life-size activation that successfully blends the award-winning toy line with the top-rated preschool property produced by Spin Master Entertainment and broadcast on Nickelodeon.
Falls residents choose park improvements
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 02:45 pm
Voting for the City of Niagara Falls Department of Community Development's participatory budgeting initiative, dubbed "PB 360," came to a close on Aug. 31, and the results have now been tallied.
Fantasy Island debuts new Oktoberfest event
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 02:40 pm
"A delicious aroma fills the air that's almost as palpable as the sounds emanating from the stage. Children dance and sing along; and the adults do, too, with a little help from some of the best local and national brews one can savor."
Lewiston Kiwanis to celebrate 60 years of Niagara County Peach Festival
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 11:50 am
Each year, the Niagara County (aka Lewiston Kiwanis) Peach Festival seems to get better and better. Marking its 60th year in 2017, Lewiston's favorite festival officially opens at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at Academy Park on Center Street in the village.
Niagara Falls: City clerk's office, NFPD announce new reporting system for animal complaints
Tue, Sep 5th 2017 02:35 pm
On Tuesday, the Niagara Falls city clerk's office, in partnership with Niagara Falls Police Department, announced a new system for reporting animal complaints - particularly vicious dogs.
Register for Linda Yalem Safety Run
Tue, Sep 5th 2017 02:35 pm
More than 800 runners and walkers - and hundreds of volunteers - are expected to take part in the 28th annual Linda Yalem Safety Run, a 5K run held on the University at Buffalo's North Campus to promote personal safety and remember UB student Linda Yalem.
M&T Bank to host local not-for-profits at Buffalo Bills games
Tue, Sep 5th 2017 02:30 pm
Eight local not-for-profit organizations will experience an exciting and exclusive game-day experience during the 2017-18 Buffalo Bills season, thanks to M&T Bank.
National Grid approves grant for up to $180,000 for Mayer Bros. Barker plant expansion
Tue, Sep 5th 2017 02:30 pm
National Grid has approved an economic development grant in the amount of up to $180,000, which Mayer Bros. Apple Products Inc. will use toward a 40,400 square-foot expansion of its Barker manufacturing plant.
Niagara County Historical Society sites join Smithsonian Magazine's 13th annual 'Museum Day Live!'
Tue, Sep 5th 2017 02:30 pm
The Niagara History Center and Erie Canal Discovery Center will open their doors free of charge on Saturday, Sept. 23, as part of Smithsonian magazine's 13th annual "Museum Day Live!" On this day only, participating museums across the U.S. emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution's Washington, D.C.-based facilities, which offer free admission every day, and open their doors for free to those who download a "Museum Day Live!" ticket.
Family Violence Conference to feature national expert on psychological trauma
Tue, Sep 5th 2017 02:30 pm
The Child Advocacy Center of Niagara, a service of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, has announced the faculty and program for the 19th annual Safe at Home Conference to be held Thursday, Oct. 12, at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Entertainment community comes together to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey with 'Hand In Hand: A Benefit For Hurricane Harvey Relief' telethon
Tue, Sep 5th 2017 02:25 pm
Participants Include: George Clooney, Jamie Foxx, Karlie Kloss, Beyoncé, Matt Lauer, Rob Lowe, Matthew McConaughey, Norah O'Donnell, Dennis Quaid, Julia Roberts, Kelly Rowland, Adam Sandler, Ryan Seacrest, Blake Shelton, Michael Strahan, George Strait, Barbra Streisand, Oprah Winfrey & Reese Witherspoon
Buffalo Philharmonic starts season with glamour and panache
Mon, Sep 4th 2017 10:55 am
The Buffalo Philharmonic's 2017-18 season celebrates American ingenuity while honoring the European roots of the classical tradition.
Montessori at Stella: An alumnae's perspective
Mon, Sep 4th 2017 10:55 am
At Stella Niagara, its Montessori program is second-to-none, and I wanted to share my experiences to hopefully encourage parents to not only consider a Montessori program for your child, but also why Stella offers a unique learning experience in this specialized area.
Buddy Walk returns to Lewiston
Mon, Sep 4th 2017 07:00 am
On behalf of the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS), the leading human rights organization for all individuals with Down syndrome, and The Family & Friends Down Syndrome Association of Niagara Inc., a local affiliate organization of NDSS, you are invited to join us at the 21st annual Buddy Walk of Buffalo-Niagara on Saturday, Sept. 9.
Pro Training Basketball opens to the public
Sun, Sep 3rd 2017 11:20 am
Pro Training Basketball cut the ribbon to open its facility on Saturday. In front of Town of Wheatfield Supervisor Robert Cliffe, and numerous parents and kids, Tony Watson II and partner Rod Middleton opened up to show the public what was inside.
VIDEO, PHOTOS: William Close and the Earth Harp Collective at Artpark
Sun, Sep 3rd 2017 11:00 am
On Saturday, Artpark became the latest venue to fall under William Close's spell as the world-renowned installation artist performed with his Earth Harp Collective on the newly extended Earth Harp, featuring more than two-dozen 1,000-foot-plus strings that sailed and wailed above the Lewiston audience.
VIDEO, PHOTOS: Artpark hosts US premiere of 'Big Bang' by Plasticiens Volants
Sun, Sep 3rd 2017 08:00 am
"Big Bang," by Plasticiens Volants, made its U.S. debut on Saturday, Sept. 2, at Artpark in Lewiston. The dazzling, one-night-only aerial exhibition combined large-scale pieces of floating art in the skies with performance artists on the ground - all to the beat of the touring company's original soundtrack.
Island community completes GI Challenge for room at new Oishei Children's Hospital
Sat, Sep 2nd 2017 07:00 am
A cross-section of Grand Island came together Thursday to celebrate the Viking spirit that helped the community meet a fundraising challenge for the new Children's Hospital in Buffalo.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Grand Island Dance holds grand re-opening
Sat, Sep 2nd 2017 07:00 am
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce helped the Grand Island Dance Center celebrate what studio owner and director Rachel Novelli called "almost a complete overhaul of the space we already had."
Lewiston's growing pains: Town hears development concerns
Sat, Sep 2nd 2017 07:00 am
Monday's Lewiston Town Board session saw limited action, with a number of agenda items either discussed briefly and not acted upon, or tabled and deferred as being incomplete with action anticipated for next month.
'Raising the Stakes Gala' coming to Sheraton at Falls; benefit for Alexa Foundation
Sat, Sep 2nd 2017 07:00 am
As we all know, Niagara Falls has become an area hotbed for exciting games of chance. Over the past several years, a number of casinos have sprung up on both sides of the border and Las Vegas-style experiences are now the norm for many.
DEC announces 9th annual Arbor Day poster contest for fifth-graders
Sat, Sep 2nd 2017 07:00 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is now accepting submissions for the ninth annual fifth-grade Arbor Day poster contest. Students can showcase their artistic talents and help increase public awareness about trees in New York by participating in the contest.
Cheema joins behavioral health staff at Niagara Falls Memorial
Sat, Sep 2nd 2017 07:00 am
Muhammad Azam Cheema, M.D., has joined the medical staff at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Leadership Niagara accepting applications for 2018 class of leaders
Fri, Sep 1st 2017 07:45 pm
Leadership Niagara is now accepting applications for its 2018 class of leaders. A nationally recognized leadership development organization, Leadership Niagara works to produce strong and effective leaders who continue to learn and who are focused on accountability, performance and results in the community and in their organizations.
Niagara University announces 2017 faculty award winners
Fri, Sep 1st 2017 07:40 pm
Niagara University's Office of Academic Affairs announced the selection of three distinguished faculty award winners during an event held Friday.
DEC announces 25th anniversary of New York's recycling laws
Fri, Sep 1st 2017 07:40 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced Sept. 1 marks the 25th anniversary of New York's statewide adoption of local recycling laws. Since 1992, local source-separation programs have captured and diverted more than 320 million tons of recyclable materials from disposal resulting in an estimated net emission reduction of 1 billion metric tons of CO2, the equivalent of taking 211 million cars off the road for one year.
Niagara Falls Water Board issues discharge incident report to NYSDEC
Fri, Sep 1st 2017 06:45 pm
The Niagara Falls Water Board officially submitted a detailed report to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation on Friday in response to the DEC's request for documents and information regarding the discharge of dark water into the Niagara River gorge on July 29.
 

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