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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.
Hands Healing Heroes Veterans Appreciation Day set
Fri, Sep 1st 2017 05:15 pm
Hands Healing Heroes will host its fourth annual Veterans Appreciation Day from noon until 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at the John A. Duke Center, 1201 Hyde Park Blvd., Niagara Falls.
Marble Orchard comes to life (sort of) in Lewiston
Fri, Sep 1st 2017 05:10 pm
Whether you're just out to have some fun or to learn something of the paranormal, Lewiston's Marble Orchard Ghost Walks showcase Lewiston's rough and tumble frontier past, as well as its gloriously creepy present. Lurking behind Lewiston's serene façade lies a shadowy past filled with nightmarish spirits, ominous events and haunted buildings.
Trinity United Methodist Church: Rally Day to take place Sept. 10
Fri, Sep 1st 2017 05:00 pm
Trinity United Methodist Church, located on 2100 Whitehaven Road, will open the fall season with Rally Day on Sunday, Sept. 10. As many people return from summer homes and vacation, Trinity Church offers one service for all at 10 a.m. so that all people join in worship together to begin fall/winter season.
Niagara Falls looking for revenge in 2017
Fri, Sep 1st 2017 04:45 pm
At the end of last season, the Niagara Falls Wolverines wrapped up the regular season with the team's first win in program history over Orchard Park. The win earned them a home playoff game.
Basketball training facility to open in Wheatfield
Fri, Sep 1st 2017 04:45 pm
Pro Training Basketball Inc. is set to open its doors on Sept. 2 at 3790 Commerce Court, Suite 100.
North Tonawanda: New Youth Center to offer more amenities to city's children
Fri, Sep 1st 2017 04:40 pm
The City of North Tonawanda's Youth Center will have a new home this fall.
Empower extends care to community by offering elder care program
Fri, Sep 1st 2017 04:40 pm
Empower will soon offer a new adult day program that aims to benefit not only its senior participants, but also those who care for them.
DEC extends public comment period on draft chronic wasting disease plan
Fri, Sep 1st 2017 08:35 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos has announced DEC will accept written comments on the draft New York state interagency chronic wasting disease (CWD) risk minimization plan for an additional two weeks through Sept. 15.
Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper releases 'State of Our Waters' report, unveils new name & logo
Fri, Sep 1st 2017 08:30 am
Aug. 31 marked a historic day for Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper. With the backdrop of the convergence of the Buffalo River and Lake Erie, the organization officially made the transition to Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper.
DEC encourages outdoor enthusiasts to purchase habitat/access stamp
Fri, Sep 1st 2017 08:30 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos has issued a reminder and encouraged outdoor enthusiasts to consider purchasing a $5 habitat/access stamp, an optional stamp that helps support the DEC's efforts to conserve habitat and increase public access for fish and wildlife-related recreation.
Mike Love, Bruce Johnston-led Beach Boys to perform at The Riv
Wed, Aug 30th 2017 11:15 pm
The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center welcomes The Beach Boys at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19.
Memorial Medical Center dedicates new North Tonawanda Primary Care Center
Wed, Aug 30th 2017 10:55 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center on Wednesday dedicated its new North Tonawanda Primary Care Center at 1089 Kinkead Ave., Suite 111.
DEC announces Lake Ontario fisheries meetings
Wed, Aug 30th 2017 10:45 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has announced the public will have the opportunity to learn and ask questions about the upcoming 2018 Lake Ontario salmon and trout stocking. Public meetings to gather input for will be held in Oswego, Niagara and Monroe counties in September.
Lewiston's Mildred Cummings, 98 years young, has Jet Boat adventure
Wed, Aug 30th 2017 10:40 pm
Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours recently surpassed a personal record of oldest passenger ever on-board one of its boats, with a visit from Lewiston local Mildred Cummings.
Higgins calls for changes to proposed NYSDOT Skyway rehab plan
Tue, Aug 29th 2017 05:30 pm
As the New York State Department of Transportation sets out to begin a more than $27 million rehabilitation of the Buffalo Skyway, Congressman Brian Higgins is calling for the agency to rethink investments beyond those structurally necessary for public safety while also implementing sensible traffic technology measures that could make a big difference for Southtown commuters.
ECHDC, Ryan announce unveiling of 'Flat Man' on Buffalo's Outer Harbor
Tue, Aug 29th 2017 05:25 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. and Assemblyman Sean Ryan on Tuesday announced the unveiling of "Flat Man" on Buffalo's Outer Harbor.
Tri-Main Center launches redesigned website
Tue, Aug 29th 2017 05:20 pm
The Tri-Main Center, a historically modern hot spot for growing companies, recently launched a newly designed website at trimaincenter.com. The site was designed and implemented by Lockport-based integrated marketing communications firm, J. Fitzgerald Group.
Study co-authored by NU professor awarded best paper at international conference
Tue, Aug 29th 2017 05:15 pm
A study co-authored by Dr. Chang Huh, associate professor of hospitality and tourism management at Niagara University, received the Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Education's Best Research Paper Award during an international conference held July 26-28 in Baltimore.
UB Dental to offer week of free services to veterans in Mayville
Tue, Aug 29th 2017 05:15 pm
The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine will provide one week of free dental care to veterans in the Southern Tier through the Dentistry Smiles on Veterans program.
The Walt Disney Company & KTRK-TV Houston commit to $1 million for Hurricane Harvey relief
Tue, Aug 29th 2017 05:15 pm
The Walt Disney Company and its owned ABC television station, KTRK in Houston, on Tuesday jointly announced a $1 million cash commitment to the American Red Cross in support of recovery efforts for communities affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Fantasy Island to host open auditions for 'Halloween Horror'
Tue, Aug 29th 2017 05:10 pm
On Wednesday, Sept. 6, Fantasy Island will host open auditions for "Scare Actors" who will frighten and entertain guests during "Halloween Horror," the park's new "family-by-day, fright-by-night" event.
UB pharmacy professor awarded $1.5 million to silence chatter among cancer cells
Mon, Aug 28th 2017 02:50 pm
With the support of a new, $1.58 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), University at Buffalo researchers aim to develop a targeted treatment to prevent communication between cancer cells.