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Lauren Daigle performing at Artpark Amphitheater
Thu, Mar 23rd 2023 12:20 am
Two-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Lauren Daigle will perform at the Artpark Amphitheater at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 14. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, March 31.
NYPA board awards low-cost hydropower to Amazon in support of $550 million WNY expansion
Wed, Mar 22nd 2023 08:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the New York Power Authority board of trustees approved economic development awards to 22 firms that will spur more than $20 billion in capital investments and support 8,336 jobs - with 3,930 newly created.
Chef's Restaurant celebrating 100th anniversary with documentary screening at North Park
Wed, Mar 22nd 2023 07:55 pm
On Friday, Sept. 22, Chef's Restaurant will celebrate 100 years of food, friendship and community.
Peter Gabriel adds show at KeyBank Center on Sept. 22
Tue, Mar 21st 2023 10:20 am
Today, Peter Gabriel announced 13 additional cities on his massive North America run of "i/o - The Tour," including a stop at KeyBank Center in Buffalo on Sept. 22. The tour is produced by Live Nation.
Higgins & Wheatfield Supervisor Don MacSwan honor more than 75 local Vietnam veterans
Tue, Mar 21st 2023 09:55 am
Congressman Brian Higgins, along with Town of Wheatfield Supervisor Don MacSwan, held a ceremony Monday recognizing the service of Western New York Vietnam veterans. During the event, more than 75 local veterans each received an American Vietnam War 50th anniversary commemorative lapel pin.
FASNY: Volunteer firefighters save New York taxpayers $4.7 billion annually
Mon, Mar 20th 2023 04:05 pm
New York's volunteer firefighters, which respond to emergency calls in a majority of the state, save not only lives and property, but also billions in taxpayer dollars. According to an economic impact study released Monday by the Firefighters Association of the State of New York (FASNY), these dedicated volunteers help New York taxpayers save $4.7 billion annually through their services.
PHOTOS: St. Patrick's Day celebrated in Youngstown
Mon, Mar 20th 2023 09:35 am
The Youngstown Business and Professional Association sponsored the annual O'Riordan St. Patrick's Day Parade on Sunday.
Historical Association of Lewiston celebrates 50 years
Fri, Mar 17th 2023 11:00 am
Back in 1972, a group of like-minded citizens, who loved Lewiston and its history, got together and shared a vision - a vision that would shape our community's destiny for decades, maybe even centuries.
FeedMore, leaders partner for 'March for Meals' to spread awareness on critical need for Meals on Wheels services
Thu, Mar 16th 2023 09:45 am
Government officials and community partners will join FeedMore WNY to provide nutritious meals and companionship to homebound neighbors from March 20-24. The weeklong effort is a part of FeedMore WNY's and Meals on Wheels America's annual "March for Meals" campaign, which highlights the vital role Meals on Wheels programs play in maintaining the health and independence of our older community members.
Unstoppable: UB student conquers cancer, prepares for graduation
Wed, Mar 15th 2023 08:20 pm
In a few months, Kara Skrubis will be graduating from UB - a milestone that wasn't guaranteed after a cancer diagnosis in 2020.
Artpark to welcome My Morning Jacket on June 26
Wed, Mar 15th 2023 01:45 pm
My Morning Jacket will bring their North American tour to the Artpark Amphitheater at 6 p.m. Monday, June 26. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, March 24. This concert is presented by Artpark.
March snow? Tips to handle a pre-spring storm
Tue, Mar 14th 2023 11:00 am
Just when you thought spring was here, don't put away those winter driving skills! Winter weather isn't over yet, and the New York region is seeing snow along with slippery roads. AAA has tips to keep everyone safe.
Willie Nelson's 'Outlaw Music Festival Tour' announces date at Darien Lake on July 30
Tue, Mar 14th 2023 08:55 am
Willie Nelson, Mark Rothbaum, Keith Wortman, Blackbird Presents and Live Nation are thrilled to announce the first 16 shows for the 2023 "Outlaw Music Festival Tour." The 2023 "Outlaw Tour" continues the celebration of Willie's legendary life and legacy in his milestone 90th birthday year.
Oscars: 'Everything Everywhere All At Once' named Best Picture
Mon, Mar 13th 2023 08:30 am
"Everything Everywhere All At Once" took home an Academy Award in seven of the 11 categories it was nominated in at Sunday's Oscars telecast. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the 95th Oscars aired live on ABC and in more than 200 territories worldwide.
De Dee's Dairy opens for season, serving up all your 'flavorites'
Fri, Mar 10th 2023 11:00 am
De Dee's Dairy is reopening for the season, marking the establishment's 40-year anniversary.
United Way's Women United celebrates, recognizes women's leadership at work & in community
Wed, Mar 8th 2023 04:00 pm
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County's Women United on Wednesday celebrated International Women's Day with a breakfast and panel discussion at Burchfield Penney Art Center. The breakfast, attended by more than 180 women, marked new UWBEC President and CEO Trina Burruss' first official event since assuming the role in January.
New York Power Authority upgrades Niagara Power Project control room as part of $1.1 billion, 15-year 'Next Generation Niagara' upgrade
Tue, Mar 7th 2023 02:40 pm
The Niagara Power Project's control room - the space that contains remote operating controls for the entire Niagara Power Project, including the Robert Moses Power Plant, the Lewiston Pump Generating Plant and associated switchyards - recently completed its first major upgrade since the plant was built over 60 years ago (in 1961).
Consumer alert: NYS DCP provides tips to save on everyday purchases & subscriptions
Tue, Mar 7th 2023 01:25 pm
For this week's "Tuesday's Tips" during National Consumer Protection Week, the New York Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection (DCP) is providing tips to save money on everyday purchases and subscription services.
Niagara Fall Memorial Medical Center addressing nursing shortage with international nursing program
Tue, Mar 7th 2023 01:25 pm
In response to nationwide nursing shortages, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (NFMMC) has announced its "success in both adopting a U.S./Canadian recruitment pipeline and partnering with Global Healthcare Resources Inc., attracting over 20 registered nurses from Canada, the Philippines and beyond, as part of its new international nursing program."
Olcott Swim for Sight brings fans to chilly lake, raises funds for community programs
Mon, Mar 6th 2023 03:30 pm
The 54th Olcott Lions Club Swim For Sight was another fun day in Olcott Beach. The ice-free lake was still very cold Sunday, and many folks had a good time going in the water and raising money for the Lions Club.
Spring into safety: Time to change your clocks - and check your smoke alarms
Fri, Mar 3rd 2023 03:05 pm
On Sunday, March 12 (Daylight Saving Time), New Yorkers will set their clocks forward one hour. The Firefighters Association of the State of New York (FASNY) is urging everyone to check their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors at that time.
'Sip. Shop. Eat!' highlights Lewiston businesses & eateries, regional wineries
Fri, Mar 3rd 2023 10:30 am
Lewiston's first big shopping event of the year has arrived, with the return of "Sip. Shop. Eat!" on Saturday, March 11.
US Small Business Administration to offer federal assistance to residents & businesses in Western New York impacted by late-December blizzard
Wed, Mar 1st 2023 10:35 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the U.S. Small Business Administration will offer federal assistance to New Yorkers in Western New York affected by Winter Storm Elliott in late December. Residents and businesses in Erie, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Genesee, Niagara and Wyoming counties are now eligible to apply for low-interest loans to aid in their recovery from this historic storm, which devastated the entire region over the Christmas holiday.
Biden-Harris administration announces $55.59 million grant for Kensington Expressway
Tue, Feb 28th 2023 02:25 pm
U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has announced $55.59 million for the New York State Route 33 (Kensington Expressway) project in Buffalo through the new Reconnecting Communities Pilot Program - what the U.S. Department of Transportation called "a first-of-its-kind initiative to reconnect communities that are cut off from opportunity and burdened by past transportation infrastructure decisions."
Hochul highlights Western New York investments as part of executive budget
Mon, Feb 27th 2023 05:15 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Monday announced details of key proposals from her fiscal year 2024 executive budget, which her team said are intended to grow jobs and boost the economy in Western New York.
AHLA: Hotels on hiring spree with better wages, benefits, flexibility
Mon, Feb 27th 2023 11:35 am
As nearly 80% of hotels experience staffing shortages, hoteliers are offering potential hires a host of incentives to fill vacancies, according to a new survey of hoteliers conducted by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA).
How students can better manage their time
Mon, Feb 27th 2023 08:55 am
Many people have a lot of demands on their time. There are only so many hours in a day, which means that the sooner a person can develop strategies for managing his or her time efficiently and effectively, the more successful that person can be.
Travel opportunities for retirees
Mon, Feb 27th 2023 08:55 am
Retirement provides individuals with ample time to engage in activities they enjoy. Many seniors spend that newfound free time relaxing and seeing the sights.
What consumers can do to support local farmers
Mon, Feb 27th 2023 08:55 am
Farming has never been a vocation for individuals looking for easy work. Farmers typically work long hours, braving the elements regardless of how unpleasant the weather may be.
State Parks plans improvements to Artpark
Fri, Feb 24th 2023 11:00 am
At Tuesday's Village of Lewiston Board meeting, trustees approved the prepared State Environmental Quality Review Act Environmental Assessment Form for the development plans for Artpark State Park improvements.
Niagara Falls: New Dipson Capitol Theatre receives positive response from moviegoers
Fri, Feb 24th 2023 11:00 am
Capitol Theatre in Niagara Falls welcomed scores of moviegoers last weekend, with approximately 345 people turning out to see Marvel Studios' "Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania."
Niagara County Community College expands child care; opens infant room
Fri, Feb 24th 2023 08:45 am
Niagara County Community College was awarded nearly $39,000 from the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) to aid in the stabilization of the child care sector. The college used this grant to expand the John R. Oishei Childhood Development Center on the Sanborn campus, making room for a space dedicated to caring for infants.
NYS Department of Labor finalizes farm worker overtime regulations
Wed, Feb 22nd 2023 04:10 pm
The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) on Wednesday announced the adoption of the final farm labor overtime regulations, codifying Commissioner Roberta Reardon's order that accepted the Farm Laborers Wage Board's report and recommendations in September.
Report: Hotel-generated state and local tax revenue to reach new highs in 2023
Tue, Feb 21st 2023 01:45 pm
Hotel-generated state and local tax revenue will reach new heights nationally ($46.71 billion) and in states across the nation this year, according to state-by-state projections released Tuesday by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and Oxford Economics.
6 weekend road trip essentials
Tue, Feb 21st 2023 07:00 am
The open road beckons many people, inspiring everything from extensive adventures to short weekend jaunts. Whether a road trip lasts a few weeks or a few days, certain items should be packed along for the ride to ensure safety and convenience.
Start your genealogy journey
Tue, Feb 21st 2023 07:00 am
Genealogy fascinates much of the general public. The number of people learning more about their families and heritage through genealogy increases year to year. According to FamilyTree.com, genealogy is the second only to gardening as the most popular hobby in the United States.
Green farming is growing
Tue, Feb 21st 2023 06:55 am
Farmers have been pressured to increase production to meet the demand of a growing population. This may require employing more efficient measures to ensure maximum output. Unfortunately, efficiency doesn't always mesh with sustainability, so commercial operations have had to make some modifications to find a balance between serving the public and protecting the planet.
Free snowmobiling weekend: Registration waived for out-of-state snowmobilers March 3-5
Mon, Feb 20th 2023 07:00 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that, from March 3 to 5 this year, and annually thereafter, the first consecutive Saturday and Sunday in March will be free for all out-of-state and Canadian snowmobilers. During this promotional weekend, 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.
Record attendance at New York state parks
Fri, Feb 17th 2023 09:40 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced annual attendance at state parks, historic sites, campgrounds and trails operated by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation saw a record 79.5 million visits in 2022. Total visits statewide increased by more than 1 million compared to the previous year.
Be smart about your heart
Fri, Feb 17th 2023 07:00 am
February is American Heart Month. This year, I celebrated the occasion by having a heart attack. It wasn't by choice - and it happened this way:
 

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