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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.
WNY Army, Air National Guardsmen at national shooting match
Fri, May 18th 2012 06:40 pm
Eight Western New York Army and Air National Guardsmen represented New York at the annual Winston P. Wilson National Shooting Competition in Arkansas the last week in April.
Buffalo Bills hall of famer to sign autographs
Thu, May 17th 2012 07:00 am
Joe DeLamielleure, the legendary "Joe D" of the Buffalo Bills, is scheduled to be in Lockport on Thursday, May 24, courtesy of the Niagara County Deputy Sheriffs Association. DeLamielleure will sign autographs at the NCDSA Union Office in the Bewley Building from 6 to 8 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Niagara Hospice.
Mount St. Mary's Reverse Draw raises nearly $12,000
Fri, May 11th 2012 06:55 pm
The Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation held its second annual Reverse Draw Fundraiser on May 9 and raised nearly $12,000 to benefit The Center for Women at Mount St. Mary's Hospital, a one-stop health care facility for women of all ages.
Grand Island: Viking softball dedicates memorial tree
Fri, May 11th 2012 05:55 pm
Before doing battle on the ball diamond, two opposing softball teams joined in a shared effort to honor the memory of one who lost her battle with cancer.
Gleason's level 5 team wins in Spring Graffiti
Fri, May 11th 2012 05:50 pm
The Niagara team from Gleason's School of Gymnastics, level 5, took home first place in the Spring Graffiti in Hamburg on April 21.
World-class golf
Fri, May 11th 2012 01:00 am
VIDEO: The Niagara Frontier Country Club in Porter will hold an "Open House Golf Tournament" on Saturday, May 19.
Armstrong Buffalo visit inspirational
Sat, May 5th 2012 07:00 am
Lance Armstrong came to Buffalo for a swim?
Beware the flying bloodsuckers
Sat, May 5th 2012 07:00 am
Enjoying the outdoors sometimes requires precautions, and here is one of them.

If you have never experienced a black fly bite, try and avoid any and all.

Champions for Hospice in Florida
Fri, May 4th 2012 04:15 pm
The Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Regatta, which takes place each summer at the Youngstown Yacht Club, sent the 2011 winning skipper and his crew to represent Niagara Hospice in the National Hospice Regatta Alliance Championship held in St. Petersburg, Fla.
UB 'Duel in the Pool' with Lance Armstrong, Mary Eggers
Thu, May 3rd 2012 08:50 am
Lance Armstrong competed April 28 against Mary Eggers at the University at Buffalo in a fundraiser dubbed "Duel in the Pool." Proceeds went to Rochester's Teens Living with Cancer organization.
Is it a steelhead or a rainbow trout?
Fri, Apr 27th 2012 09:45 pm
OK, you heard it here.

What is the difference between a steelhead trout and a rainbow trout? Around here in our watershed you could say they are the same, and people like to call them all "steelhead." Maybe it just sounds better. Genetically, they are both the same.

NFCC 'Open House Tournament'
Mon, Apr 23rd 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara Frontier Country Club will hold an "Open House Golf Tournament" on Saturday, May 19.
Lewiston Recreation accepting applications for part-time workers
Sat, Apr 21st 2012 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston Recreation Department is now accepting applications for part-time seasonal work.
Ransomville, Canandaigua to offer 'Friendship Pass'
Sat, Apr 21st 2012 07:00 am
Ransomville Speedway reports that, in an effort to provide unity between two regional racetracks, both Ransomville and Canandaigua Motorsports Park will be offering a "Friendship Pass" to each of its competitors for the 2012 season.

The program will be allowed for Ransomville Speedway's Sportsman and Street Stock Division along with the Canandaigua Motorsports Park Sportsman and Pure Stock classes only. Each driver who chooses to use the Friendship Pass will be allowed to get a "buy one, get one free" pit pass. Each race team will be able to use the program for up to three of its members, which will allow six persons from each team to benefit.

Lew-Port opens with a tie
Fri, Apr 20th 2012 07:00 pm
Lewiston-Porter grades 7 and 8 modified Lancer hockey results this week saw a 1-1 tie with St. Joe's in the league opener.
New resource for boating the Great Lakes Seaway Trail online
Tue, Apr 17th 2012 08:55 am
Boaters interested in recreational port-hopping along the Great Lakes Seaway Trail National Scenic Byway will find a new online resource at the ready with photos and service listings.
Coyotes wrap up spring season
Sat, Apr 14th 2012 07:00 am
The Coyotes had a great run exceeding the expectations of many and finishing their spring season 9-1-1. The team is comprised of players from Niagara Falls, Niagara Wheatfield, Lewiston, Amherst and Grand Island.
Hospice debuts DiMino Lower Niagara 5K Series
Mon, Apr 9th 2012 07:00 am
Niagara Hospice has announced the creation of the DiMino Lower Niagara 5K Series.
How about learning to sail this summer?
Sat, Apr 7th 2012 07:00 am
If you know a young person who would like to learn a new sport, why not consider sailing? Sailing is a lifelong sport, and there is no better time to learn it than when you are young.
Dozens compete in Presti Kid's-only Karate tourney
Fri, Apr 6th 2012 02:55 pm
On March 24, Presti Karate Centers hosted its 12th annual Kid's-only Karate tournament. A total of 150 children, ages 6 to 18, competed in weapons, kata and sparring.
DNFBA hosts USA Track & Field-sanctioned 'Run with the Rapids 5K Run/Walk'
Wed, Apr 4th 2012 11:45 am
The fourth annual "Run with the Rapids 5K Run/Walk" will be held on Saturday, May 19, in downtown Niagara Falls. This USA Track & Field-sanctioned race benefits the Downtown Niagara Falls Business Association.
Niagara PAL under-19 boys soccer team to hold fifth annual basket auction
Wed, Apr 4th 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara PAL under-19 boys soccer team announced its fifth annual basket auction fundraiser would take place from 6 until 9 p.m. on Friday, April 13, and from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 14. The event will be held at Summit Fitness Center, 6930 Williams Road, No. 3000, Niagara Falls.
Win a golf trip for four to California
Tue, Apr 3rd 2012 08:55 am
The 12th annual Golf Raffle, chaired by Joe Cecconi, is taking place on Sunday, April 29, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Sanborn Fire Hall, 5811 Buffalo St.
Golf returns early to Beaver Island State Park
Mon, Apr 2nd 2012 12:35 pm
Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Commissioner Rose Harvey has announced the Beaver Island State Park golf courses will reopen on April 5 with new, lower rates and specials in effect.
Smelt run is on now
Sat, Mar 31st 2012 07:00 am
Smelt started to show up early in the bellies of the trout caught on the bar in front of Fort Niagara. Then, all of a sudden, record breaking temperatures this year created warmer waters than usual. And Lake Ontario temperatures have risen above the magic 42-degree water temperature already, which drives the smelt up the Lower Niagara.
Coyotes go to finals
Thu, Mar 29th 2012 07:00 am
The NC Coyotes Midget 16U team followed a victory in the Gene Harrington Spring Classic Tournament at Hyde Park Arena with an incredible ride to the finals of the New York state championships.
Fish stocking: See how it's done and why
Sat, Mar 24th 2012 07:00 am
New York state operates 12 fish hatcheries throughout the state, raising muskellunge, walleye, brook trout, brown trout, lake trout, rainbow, Coho and Chinook salmon.
Wheatfield Blades win league championship
Thu, Mar 22nd 2012 04:45 pm
The 2012 Wheatfield Blades Squirt Minor AAA team won the Western New York Amateur Hockey League Championship by beating the Depew Saints, 4-1, at Cheektowaga Town Rink.

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