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'Big R': Williamson, Kerwin, Pangrazio, Leone, Adamczak claim opening night wins at Ransomville
Sat, May 7th 2022 10:55 am
The gates swung open to start the 64th season of racing at Ransomville Speedway Friday night, as VP Small Engine Fuels presented the racing program.
40th running of 'Subaru Buffalo 4-Mile Chase'
Wed, May 4th 2022 02:10 pm
The 40th running of the "Subaru Buffalo 4-Mile Chase" will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, July 15. This event is expected to bring more than 1,200 runners to the City of Buffalo. Over the past 39 years, runners from all 50 states, and 30 countries, have participated in this Elmwood Village event.
10 tips from Water Sports Foundation to keep boaters safe in a busy 2022 boating season
Wed, May 4th 2022 01:25 pm
With a 35% increase in new boat ownership and 415,000 new boaters taking to the waterways since 2020, boating participation will reach historic levels of participation this summer, says Water Sports Foundation Executive Director Jim Emmons.
DEC reminds anglers of special fishing regulations in effect for upcoming fishing seasons
Mon, May 2nd 2022 09:50 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation on Saturday reminded anglers to always consult the fishing regulations guide to ensure they are complying with the seasonal restrictions and waterbody-specific rules before heading out onto the water.
'Big R': Ryan Susice, Scott Kerwin, Dan Schulz, Greenley George earn pole positions at 'Test, Tune, & Time'
Mon, May 2nd 2022 09:50 am
Ryan Susice from Ransomville, and Gary Lindberg from Ridgeway, Ontario, will be sharing the front row for the opening night feature for the Krown Undercoating Modifieds after setting the quick time during "Test, Tune, & Time" at the Ransomville Speedway Friday night.
DEC announces new recreational fishing regulations for summer flounder
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 06:20 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced new recreational saltwater fishing regulations, effective immediately, for the summer flounder (fluke) season that starts May 1. DEC said these changes will provide more opportunities for anglers by extending the season a total of 12 fishing days to Oct. 9, and decreasing the minimum size limit by half an inch.
Niagara Falls USA showcases world-class fishing
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 08:45 am
Destination Niagara USA is set to host a group of top outdoor media professionals for the Greater Niagara Spring Outdoor Media event, May 1-6. This popular event has been held for more than two decades, and highlights the fisheries of Lake Erie, the Niagara River and Lake Ontario. Anglers will target species including smallmouth bass, walleye, trout and salmon using a variety of fishing methods.
Bruce Sutherland Memorial Golf Tournament: Public invited to participate in putting contest with $1,000 in prize money
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 04:15 pm
The Bruce Sutherland Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, May 16, at the Niagara Frontier Golf Club in Youngstown. Funds raised will go to the Historical Association and the Lewiston Museum, and the VFW Post 7487 scholarship fund - two local causes that Sutherland had volunteered and worked for in the past. Bruce was a respected community leader who unexpectedly passed away in December.
DEC: Northern pike, pickerel, tiger muskellunge & walleye season opens May 1
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 11:10 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the fishing season for northern pike, pickerel, tiger muskellunge and walleye opens on May 1. Fishing regulation changes implemented earlier this year replaced the floating "Saturday" season openers with a fixed date, in addition to other improvements to enhance fishing opportunities across the state.
Scotty Bowman Showcase slated for April 27
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 11:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres on Thursday announced the 16th Scotty Bowman Showcase will take place Wednesday, April 27, at KeyBank Center.
'Test, Tune, and Time' to start 64th season of racing at Ransomville Speedway
Tue, Apr 19th 2022 02:25 pm
Drums of VP Race Fuels, Hoosier Tire giveaways, and free pit passes will be handed out to the front row of each division during Ransomville Speedway's "Test, Tune, and Time" on Friday, April 29. Drivers will be racing against the clock to see who will be on the front row of their division's feature on opening night, Friday, May 6, presented by VP Racing Small Engine Fuels.
Run Jimmy Run Charity 5K: Annual race to benefit Alzheimer's Association
Tue, Apr 12th 2022 11:25 am
Now in its ninth year, the annual Run Jimmy Run Charity 5K has raised close to $100,000 for the Alzheimer's Association Western New York chapter. The family-friendly 5K race and 1K "fun walk" was launched by Maureen Griffin Tomczak in memory of her father, Buffalo Mayor James "Jimmy" Griffin, who died from a type of dementia in 2008.
As record numbers of paddlers take to the water, accidents surge
Tue, Apr 12th 2022 11:25 am
A record 37.9 million participants engaged in paddlesports like kayaking, canoeing and stand-up paddleboarding during the pandemic according to the latest data (2020) from the Outdoor Foundation.
DEC announces April 26 angler outreach meeting
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 04:25 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is inviting the public to learn more about the status of Lake Erie and Upper Niagara River fisheries at a public meeting from 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, at Woodlawn Beach State Park's lodge.
DEC announces availability of in-person hunter education course opportunities
Mon, Apr 4th 2022 07:00 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos recently announced in-person hunter education classes are being offered throughout New York this spring in advance of the May 1 opener of spring turkey season.
716 United Basketball announces Niagara Falls AAU girls basketball travel team
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 03:40 pm
On Friday, 716 United Basketball announced it is now operating with full support from the Niagara Falls Boys and Girls Club. 716 United also announced it will start developing a female basketball team this spring.
DEC prepares to kick off unofficial start of spring with trout fishing opportunities
Tue, Mar 29th 2022 10:05 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos on Monday announced the upcoming start of the spring trout fishing season, which his team said provides excellent angling opportunities statewide thanks to the state's extensive stocking program and considerable number of wild trout fisheries.
'Little R' to host driving school May 1
Wed, Mar 23rd 2022 03:55 pm
Ransomville Speedway will be hosting a driving school for any new drivers and all drivers competing in the novice division of the SANY New York/Burris Racing go-kart program beginning at 10 a.m. at the "Little R" on Sunday, May 1. The event will take place rain or shine.
DEC announces adoption of new freshwater fishing regulations
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 10:40 am
On Thursday, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the adoption of new freshwater fishing regulations that will take effect April 1.
Village of Brockport selected for 'Empire State Trail Town' program
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 10:40 am
Parks & Trails New York, the New York State Canal Corp. and the Village of Brockport announced Brockport was selected as the pilot community for the new "Empire State Trail Town" program. They said this will help Brockport benefit from its location along the Erie Canalway Trail/Empire State Trail.
Niagara County now accepting applications for seasonal help
Wed, Mar 16th 2022 03:10 pm
The Niagara County Department of Public Works is now accepting applications for seasonal help for the 2022 season. Positions are currently open at the five county parks, the Niagara County Golf Course, and the highway department. Seasonally employees earn $14.20 per hour.
Kantor Law Firm launches 'Look Before You Left' petition campaign for biker safety
Wed, Mar 16th 2022 02:05 pm
Attorney Steve Kantor and the Kantor Law Firm announced the launch of their campaign to make travelling in New York safer for motorcycle riders and other vulnerable users of the roads.
Chris Moore Memorial set for July 1 at 'Big R'
Wed, Mar 9th 2022 02:50 pm
Ransomville Speedway will host the inaugural Chris Moore Memorial for the Investor's Service Sportsman on July 1, with sponsorship from Parkhill Tree Service and Niagara Hardwood.
Memorial sets date for 2022 Niagara Cup Classic
Tue, Mar 1st 2022 02:20 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's 2022 Niagara Cup Classic golf tournament has been set for Monday, Aug. 15, at both the Niagara Falls Country Club and Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course. Memorial welcomes back Michael Cardamone, D.C., left, of Cardamone Chiropractic and David DeMizio of Copier Fax Business Technologies as co-chairs of this year's tournament.
NYS: 2 free snowmobile weekends in March
Tue, Mar 1st 2022 02:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul has designated March 5-6 and 12-13 for free snowmobiling by all out-of-state and Canadian snowmobilers. During these promotional weekends, the requirement to register in New York is waived for properly registered and insured out-of-state snowmobiling enthusiasts wishing to explore New York's 10,500 miles of snowmobile trails.
DEC announces 2021 was safest-ever season for New York hunters
Tue, Feb 22nd 2022 04:10 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the 2021 hunting seasons in New York were the safest ever, with the lowest number of hunting-related shooting incidents since record-keeping began. DEC environmental conservation police officers investigated nine hunting-related shooting incidents (HRSIs) in 2021, including one fatality.
First Free Fishing Weekend of 2022
Tue, Feb 15th 2022 11:05 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul encouraged New Yorkers to take advantage of the state's first Free Fishing Weekend of 2022, on Feb. 19 and 20, when freshwater anglers are permitted to fish for free without a license.
Attorney General James warns of 'deceptive' online sports betting companies ahead of Super Bowl
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 10:20 am
New York Attorney General Letitia James issued a consumer alert urging New Yorkers to be aware of "deceptive" online sports betting companies this Super Bowl, which will be the first major sports event that New Yorkers can bet on online.
'Big R': Greg Martin & Ryan Susice joining go kart race night staff
Mon, Feb 7th 2022 11:55 am
The SANY New York/Burris Racing go-kart program at the "Little R" will have stars from the "Big R" leading the team in 2022. Krown Undercoating 358 Modified drivers and Ransomville "Hot Wheels" Greg Martin and "The Renegade" Ryan Susice has been named the head starter and race director for the season at the "Little R."
Want to umpire in 2022?
Mon, Jan 31st 2022 01:55 pm
The Niagara Falls Umpire Association is seeking men and women ages 16 and older to join as umpires. Members work high school baseball for the Niagara Frontier League, as well as many summer leagues in the Niagara County and Grand Island areas.
'Big R': Drivers meeting kicks off 2022 season at Ransomville Speedway
Mon, Jan 31st 2022 10:10 am
Ransomville Speedway hosted its driver's registration meeting at the Ransomville Fire Co. on Saturday afternoon. Drivers from the Krown Undercoating Modifieds, Investor's Service Sportsman, KiPo Motors Street Stocks, Sunflowers of Sanborn Mini Stocks and the Kevin's Carpet Cleaning Novice Sportsman had the opportunity to check out the rulebook, reserve pit pads, and sign up for Ransomville Speedway and DIRTcar memberships.
Higgins announces passage of legislation honoring hockey legend Willie O'Ree
Wed, Jan 19th 2022 04:50 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the passage of S. 452, the Willie O'Ree Congressional Gold Medal Act. The bill, co-led by Higgins and Congressman Mike Quigley - who serve as co-chairs of the Congressional Hockey Caucus - honors the legacy of the first Black player in the National Hockey League, Willie O'Ree, by providing him with the Congressional Gold Medal.
Ransomville Speedway to host drivers meeting on Jan. 29
Mon, Jan 17th 2022 05:10 pm
Ransomville Speedway will host driver meetings for all classes on Saturday, Jan. 29, at the Ransomville Fire Co., 2521 Youngstown Lockport Road.
Cycle the Erie Canal this summer
Mon, Jan 10th 2022 04:20 pm
Registration is now open for Parks & Trails New York's 24th annual Cycle the Erie Canal tour, an opportunity to bike across New York on part of the Empire State Trail and "take in the rich history of the legendary canal that transformed America." The eight-day, 400-mile recreational bicycle tour from Buffalo to Albany is scheduled for July 10-17.
Lew-Port hockey: Lancers' teamwork leads to title
Fri, Jan 7th 2022 07:00 am
Captain Justin Walker had 8 points as Lewiston-Porter came away as the champion of the High School Hockey Holiday Showcase that was played at Riverworks Dec. 27-28.
DEC named 2021 Agency of the Year
Thu, Jan 6th 2022 04:50 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos on Thursday announced DEC was recognized as Agency of the Year by the National Deer Association (NDA) for the state's leadership in white-tailed deer management. This national award recognizes DEC's successful deer management program and efforts to involve New York hunters in the planning and management process.
Ransomville Speedway has full schedule for 2022
Tue, Jan 4th 2022 09:50 am
The 2022 Ransomville Speedway schedule has something for everyone. From big-block modifieds to sprint cars, demolition derbies and more, the schedule is jammed-packed with events at "The Big R."
New year, new you? Before you make a fitness/wellness commitment, check BBB first
Fri, Dec 31st 2021 10:00 am
As we get ready to flip the calendar to a new year, advertising bombards us with home gym equipment, weight loss programs, and food delivery services. These ads have many people thinking now is the time to get into shape.
DEC encourages anglers to safely enjoy ice fishing this winter
Mon, Dec 27th 2021 07:00 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos encouraged outdoor enthusiasts to consider ice fishing this winter season.
BRP Modified Tour returns to Ransomville in 2022
Mon, Dec 20th 2021 11:25 am
The BRP Modified Tour will be returning to the Ransomville Speedway on Friday, June 24, 2022, with a rain date scheduled for Friday, July 22.
 

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