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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Narcan training seminar to be offered
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 04:15 pm
Opiates. It's a word that means grief to many.
NF Boulevard proposed zoning changes topic of public hearing
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 03:15 pm
Wheatfield residents and town officials met last week to discuss proposed changes to the zoning along Niagara Falls Boulevard, a project spearheaded by the town's Comprehensive Planning Task Force.
More residents voice safety concerns over Krueger Road
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 03:15 pm
Krueger Road residents came together at Monday night's Wheatfield Town Board meeting to urge councilmen to vote in favor of installing a sidewalk along their road.
Schimminger: $22,769 grant for North Tonawanda Public Library
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 03:15 pm
Assemblyman Robin Schimminger recently announced the North Tonawanda Public Library, located at 505 Meadow Drive, will receive a $22,769 grant to update exterior lighting, as well as the security and telecommunications system.
PHOTOS, VIDEO: 54•40, Randy Bachman at Artpark
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 02:15 pm
Diehard fans were out in abundance Tuesday at Artpark in Lewiston.
Buffalo Sabres announce 2017-18 regular-season schedule
Thu, Jun 22nd 2017 03:30 pm
The Buffalo Sabres and the NHL today announced the team's 2017-18 regular-season schedule. Ticket pricing information for individual home games will be released at a later date.
11 Day Power Play kicks off
Thu, Jun 22nd 2017 02:55 pm
Zealous Western New York hockey fans will try and attempt to break the Guinness World Record for longest hockey game played - and raise money for Roswell Park Cancer Institute - as part of the 11 Day Power Play.
Peach Queen applications available
Thu, Jun 22nd 2017 02:40 pm
Preparations are underway for the annual program for Niagara County young women between the ages of 17-21. The Niagara County Peach Queen receives a scholarship and represents the Lewiston Kiwanis Club and Peach Queen program throughout her year of service.
Billboard campaign calls on Gov. Cuomo to protect Falls air base
Thu, Jun 22nd 2017 02:25 pm
The message to Gov. Andrew C. Cuomo is loud and clear: "Don't let Apex gamble with our air base."
Kingdom Bound set to bring star-studded lineup, 40,000 to Darien Lake
Thu, Jun 22nd 2017 11:05 am
The Kingdom Bound Festival, one of the nation's largest and longest-running Christian music festivals, is set to return to Darien Lake Theme and Water Park this summer. The 31st annual festival takes place July 26-29 with more than 40,000 attendees from across the U.S. and Canada expected to attend.
Volunteer Projects sought for 25th annual United Way Day of Caring
Thu, Jun 22nd 2017 10:10 am
Local nonprofit organizations are encouraged to submit work projects in need of volunteer labor for the 25th annual United Way Day of Caring, to be held Aug. 16. The largest one-day volunteer event in Western New York is expected to draw thousands of volunteers in celebration of the organization's 100th anniversary and as a way to assist area agencies.
Morinello cosponsors Grand Island toll legislation
Thu, Jun 22nd 2017 10:10 am
Assemblymen Angelo J. Morinello, R-Niagara Falls, and Mickey Kearns, D-West Seneca, have joined forces to champion legislation (A.8535) that would ensure money generated from the use of the Grand Island bridges remains in the community.
KeyBank recognized as one of 50 most community-minded companies in US
Thu, Jun 22nd 2017 10:05 am
KeyBank has been recognized by Points of Light, the world's largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, as one of the most community-minded companies in the U.S. In addition to honoring Key on the 2017 Civic 50 list, Points of Light also designated KeyBank a 2017 sector leader in financials.
6 nonprofits selected to receive free CreateAthon services
Thu, Jun 22nd 2017 10:05 am
J. Fitzgerald Group, a full-service integrated marketing communications company serving local, regional and international clients, has announced the selection of six regional nonprofit organizations that will receive free advertising and marketing services as part of the only CreateAthon event in Western New York.
NHL announces home openers for 2017-18 regular season; Sabres to host Canadiens
Thu, Jun 22nd 2017 10:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres will host the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday, Oct. 5.
Pegula Sports and Entertainment launches 'PicSix Creative'
Thu, Jun 22nd 2017 10:00 am
Pegula Sports and Entertainment Owner and CEO Kim Pegula on Wednesday announced the creation of PicSix Creative, a full-service, Buffalo- and Florida-based agency that will provide award-winning creative, marketing and communications services.
Ortt, Senate pass bill creating an infrastructure tax credit for flood victims along Lake Ontario, other lakeshore communities
Thu, Jun 22nd 2017 09:40 am
Earlier this week, Republican New York State Sen. Rob Ortt announced the New York State Senate passed legislation that would make an infrastructure tax credit available to those affected by flooding along Lake Ontario and other coastal communities across the state.
Artpark: 'No package or device or explosives found'
Wed, Jun 21st 2017 12:15 am
A bomb investigation at Artpark in Lewiston delayed the start of the 54•40/Randy Bachman concert by more than two hours on Tuesday.