News Categories

Featured News - Current News - Archived News - News Categories


Article Title: 

Viewing articles 1081 to 1120 of 1510 total.
<< Prev<<
>>Next >>
Sports Briefs: Paddles Up coming up
Tue, Jul 10th 2012 10:00 am
The Niagara River Greenway Commission announces the seventh annual Paddles Up Niagara will take place along the southeastern shores of Grand Island on Saturday, July 28.
Flash take Webster Classic title
Mon, Jul 9th 2012 09:00 am
Large turnout expected at 'Mighty Niagara' half-marathon
Mon, Jul 9th 2012 07:00 am
The highly anticipated "Mighty Niagara" half-marathon will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 9 a.m.
Islander takes part in first pitch at Bisons game
Sat, Jul 7th 2012 09:00 am
On June 26 at Coca-Cola Field in Buffalo, Chuck Thore of Harvey Road was the honorary PALS member (Person with ALS) at a Buffalo Bisons game, and got to throw out the first pitch of the game with the assistance of his wife Kristen, and step-daughter Sarah Brand.
Johnson remains undefeated in Ransomville's 'Battle at the Border'
Sat, Jul 7th 2012 01:15 am
Despite Mother Nature's best efforts - Ransomville Speedway pulled off its races Tuesday night for the third annual "Battle at the Border." Presented by Waste Management and Gater Racing News, the event proved to be action packed for the 2,200 in attendance. As has been the norm on Fridays this season, close to 100 cars filled the pit area for this mid-week special.

Danny Johnson of Rochester took top honors aboard the Mighty Taco/DIRTcar 358 Modified 75-lap main. Johnson threaded the needle on lap 18 splitting the likes of leader Ryan Susice and Chad Brachmann.

Carter, Putt win Bessel Independence Day Run
Fri, Jul 6th 2012 02:00 pm
Grand Island's Dick Bessel Independence Day road race set another record for participation, race director Jim Masiello told runners at the starting line.
Big catch
Thu, Jul 5th 2012 01:10 pm
The Niagara River Anglers provided this youngster with the thrill of the catch at the Waste Management picnic last Friday.
Niagara Falls to host NYCBL All-Star Game
Thu, Jul 5th 2012 09:30 am
The Niagara Power baseball team will host the 2012 New York Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Game at Sal Maglie Stadium, 1201 Hyde Park Blvd., Niagara Falls, on Wednesday, July 11.
MLB minor league all stars to visit Niagara Falls
Thu, Jul 5th 2012 09:30 am
On Tuesday, July 10, Niagara Falls State Park welcomes the 2012 Minor League All Star Game participants. Players, coaches, team representatives and families from across the USA will be visiting the Falls as part of the All Star Week festivities. The Buffalo Bisons are proudly hosting the All Star Game, which includes the Home Run Derby and other fun-filled events.
Play golf with NCBA
Mon, Jul 2nd 2012 07:00 am
Both avid golfers and those who just play once or twice a year won't want to miss the annual Niagara County Builders Association Golf Outing on Monday, July 9, at Tan Tara Country Club in North Tonawanda.
'Paddles Up' coming up
Mon, Jul 2nd 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara River Greenway Commission announces the seventh annual "Paddles Up Niagara" will take place along the southeastern shores of Grand Island on Saturday, July 28.
Bass fishing - a Niagara River adventure, Coast Guard encounter
Sat, Jun 30th 2012 07:00 am
Last Saturday my grandson Jesse, son Danny, and I went on a little fishing excursion for bass on the lower Niagara. It was a bright, windless, and event-filled day as it seemed the fish wanted to show off.
21st annual Niagara Cup Classic raises $40,000 for Memorial Medical Center
Fri, Jun 29th 2012 08:45 pm
One hundred-forty golfers took to the links June 5 at the Niagara Falls Country Club for the 21st Annual Niagara Cup Classic golf tournament.
Local team skates for a cure
Thu, Jun 28th 2012 02:55 pm
Brenden Dewey led Team Sharks with four goals to beat Team USA 5-4 in one of many games that were held in the 24 Hours of Hockey at the Northtown Center in Amherst.
Gleason's gymnasts finish season on high note
Tue, Jun 26th 2012 07:00 am
The level 4 gymnasts of Gleason's School of Gymnastics Niagara Team, pictured, competed at the Team Cup in Syracuse, the last meet of the 2011-12 season.
Village Open golf tourney set for June 28
Sat, Jun 23rd 2012 07:00 am
The Village Open golf tournament, a highlight of the golf season, is planned for Thursday, June 28.
Fundraiser to promote new concussion-reducing helmet for Lew-Port
Sat, Jun 23rd 2012 07:00 am
Currently there's a hot topic among all organized football teams, including those in the National Football League about head injuries sustained by players, resulting in concussions.
Northern Customs Services 2012 Niagara Pioneer Soccer Tournament starts June 30
Fri, Jun 22nd 2012 09:50 pm
The Niagara Pioneer Soccer League is getting ready to host the Northern Customs Services 2012 International Soccer Tournament on June 30 and July 1 at Fort Niagara.
Free vessel safety check offered by USCGA
Fri, Jun 22nd 2012 05:20 pm
A vessel safety check, a complementary safety inspection of a recreational boat conducted by a trained and certified U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary or U.S. Power Squadron vessel examiner, ensures vessels meet federal safety standards.
Olcott: Niagara County's hidden jewel - 'Ultimate Fishing Town'
Fri, Jun 22nd 2012 05:20 pm
Father's Day found my wife and me on a car cruise to Olcott, and when we came over the Eighteen Mile Creek bridge and turned north, down the main drag into town we saw this little hamlet in the Town of Newfane bustling with people.
Ransomville Speedway: Brachmann, Williams, Harvey Torre win at Big R
Fri, Jun 22nd 2012 05:20 pm
What a picture perfect night for racing last Friday, June 15, as Ransomville Speedway in conjunction with Johnston's Restaurant and BlueCross/BlueShield of WNY presented a full card of racing. A total of 102 cars filled the pit area set to entertain more than 2,000 fans who filled the grandstands.
Get moving this summer with 'Fitness in the Parks'
Wed, Jun 20th 2012 09:10 am
YMCA Buffalo Niagara is pleased to team up once again with Independent Health to offer "Fitness in the Parks." This free, 10-week community exercise program allows participants to still enjoy the great Buffalo weather without having to skip their workout.
ALS Association teams with Buffalo Bisons to 'Strike Out Lou Gehrig's Disease'
Tue, Jun 19th 2012 01:15 am
The ALS Association Upstate New York Chapter is teaming up with the Buffalo Bisons to honor people living with Lou Gehrig's Disease. "Strike Out Lou Gehrig's Disease" will take place on June 26 at The Coca-Cola Field, home of the Buffalo Bisons.
Niagara Dance Centre introduces Summer Dance Camp
Sat, Jun 16th 2012 07:00 am
Niagara Dance Centre, located at 8962 Porter Road, Niagara Falls, will hold a Summer Dance Camp this July.
The 'fishermen' of the Niagara River
Sat, Jun 16th 2012 07:00 am
The "Nagara" River is a 103-mile-long river in Japan, and it is a popular river like our own famous Niagara River. In Japan there is also an ancient method of fishing the Nagara, and that is with a diving, fish-eating bird - the cormorant.
GI Parks, Recreation sponsoring fishing contest
Sat, Jun 16th 2012 01:55 am
Grand Island Parks and Recreation Department announces its sponsorship of a fishing contest, open to the public taking place Saturday, June 23, at Fisherman's Landing.
Darien Lakes State Park opens disc golf course
Fri, Jun 15th 2012 07:00 am
Darien Lakes State Park will officially open the newest disc golf course in Western New York, the Angry Apple Disc Golf Course, on Saturday, June 16, with a grand opening ceremony planned at 10:45 a.m. at the park.
Skating for a Cure
Fri, Jun 15th 2012 07:00 am
Wheatfield resident Donald Lauer will be up early Sunday in order to coach a 7 a.m. hockey game at the Northtown Center at Amherst.
Porter to hold registration for summer rec program
Sat, Jun 9th 2012 07:00 am
Town of Porter announces it will conduct registration for those interested in participating in its summer recreation program, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, June 27 and 28, at the Stevenson Elementary School gym in Ransomville.
Free fishing days - U.S./Canada Border warning
Fri, Jun 8th 2012 02:50 pm
Every year, New York state offers a license-free fishing weekend, always the last full weekend in June. On Saturday and Sunday, June 23 and 24, you will be able to fish any and all New York state waters without a license.
St. Peter's Lutheran and Niagara Power Baseball unite
Thu, Jun 7th 2012 08:40 am
During the month of June, St. Peter's Lutheran Church of Sanborn and the Niagara Power Baseball Team of Niagara Falls will be joining together to promote outreach in the Niagara region, display Christian character for young people, and promote community through worship.
Car show honors NT's Hurtubise
Thu, Jun 7th 2012 08:35 am
The North Tonawanda History Museum's participation in New York Heritage Weekend included the Jim (Herk) Hurtubise Memorial Car Show. Hurtubise was a North Tonawanda racing legend and the museum has a permanent exhibit in his honor.
Johnson wins 50-lap Mighty Taco Modified
Fri, Jun 1st 2012 07:00 pm
14 Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame inductees to be unveiled on Wednesday
Fri, Jun 1st 2012 06:00 pm
The Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame will introduce its 14-member class of 2012, Wednesday afternoon, June 6, in the pavilion area at First Niagara Center.
Northtowns Revolution U14 girls compete in New Hampshire
Thu, May 31st 2012 08:00 am
This past Memorial Day weekend, the Northtowns Revolution U14 girls soccer team competed in the Region l Presidents Cup Soccer Tournament in New Hampshire.
Third annual golf and dinner to commemorate Jonathan Miller
Thu, May 24th 2012 07:00 am
The public is invited to spend a day in the sun with the family of the late Jonathan Miller as they gather funds to support local communities. The J-Mill Memorial Charity Giving Fund's third annual golf outing and dinner is scheduled this year for Monday, Aug. 13, at the Niagara Frontier Country Club in Youngstown.
Ken-Ton Y hosts 'Fitness Frenzy'
Wed, May 23rd 2012 09:50 am
Interested in trying a new fitness class but aren't sure what might be the right program for you? Why not join the Ken-Ton Family YMCA on Sunday, June 3, from noon until 3 p.m. for "Fitness Frenzy"? This event is free and open to the public.
It's Time to Dance
Mon, May 21st 2012 03:45 pm
Time to Dance hosts a free class for students interested in its competition team on Sunday, June 10, from 1 until 3 p.m. At 5000 Saunders Settlement Road. A parent informational meeting will take place at the same time. Spots are limited. Call 716-946-7909 for more information.
Brachmann tops winners last week at Big R
Fri, May 18th 2012 06:45 pm
Some 91 cars were on hand last Friday, May 11, to entertain another stellar crowd. It was a perfect day and night for racing as clear skies greeted fans, drivers, and crew.

Hometown News

View All News