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Nancy Price Memorial Run May 12 in Youngstown
Fri, Apr 7th 2023 09:40 am
The Village of Youngstown Recreation Department announced its 29th annual Nancy Price Memorial Run is approaching in a matter of weeks - and registration is now underway.
Rosters announced for 2023 Scotty Bowman Showcase
Thu, Apr 6th 2023 09:20 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced the rosters for the 17th Scotty Bowman Showcase, which will take place Monday, April 10, at KeyBank Center.
NU's Thomasson declares for 2023 NBA Draft
Tue, Apr 4th 2023 02:15 pm
This just in: Noah Thomasson, of the Niagara University Men's Basketball team, has declared for the 2023 NBA Draft - while maintaining his NCAA eligibility.
'Big R': 2nd Chris Moore Memorial set for May 19
Thu, Mar 30th 2023 09:20 pm
Ransomville Speedway will host the second annual Chris Moore Memorial for the Hy-Tech Concrete DIRTcar Sportsman on May 19, with sponsorship from Parkhill Tree Service and Niagara Hardwood.
DEC announces New York's trout harvest opens April 1
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:40 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the April 1 start of the spring trout fishing season, which provides excellent angling opportunities thanks to DEC's extensive stocking program and wild trout fisheries. DEC stocks nearly 1.9 million trout in waters statewide, beginning in March and lasting until early June.
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.
NU basketball: Calvin Murphy makes a comeback
Fri, Feb 17th 2023 10:55 am
NBA Hall of Famer and former Purple Eagle Calvin Murphy returned to his alma mater, Niagara University, to be honored, remembered and to share stories with Niagara's current men's basketball team.
Niagara Frontier Golf Club names Engel general manager
Mon, Jan 16th 2023 11:35 am
Timothy J. Engel has been named general manager of the Niagara Frontier Golf Club, a private golf club on Lake Road in the Village of Youngstown near Lake Ontario. The announcement was made by club President Andrew Cline.
7 fitness resolutions that are easy to keep
Mon, Dec 26th 2022 07:00 am
Resolutions to get in shape, exercise more and eat healthier foods are popular each January. Optimism reigns when making resolutions, but for many, the difficulty lies in keeping them. Individuals looking to get healthier in the year ahead can try these strategies to stay the course.
New York State Parks encourages snowmobilers to ride safely, as season opens
Fri, Dec 23rd 2022 07:15 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is reminding snowmobilers to "ride responsibly and put safety first, as they enjoy the state's outstanding snowmobiling opportunities." 
The basics of pickleball
Mon, Dec 19th 2022 07:00 am
A court sport is sweeping the nation, and it isn't tennis or basketball. According to the Sports & Fitness Industry Association, 4.8 million people played pickleball in 2021, marking a nearly 15% growth in the total number of players from the year prior.
All-star crop of champions returning to 'Big R' in 2023
Thu, Dec 1st 2022 09:15 pm
The Tezos All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars will return to the Ransomville Speedway on Friday, July 7, 2023. Last season, Kokomo, Indiana's Parker Price-Miller used a green-white-checkered restart to take the lead and win in a race that pocketed him $12,000.
The Harlem Globetrotters bring 2023 World Tour to Buffalo
Tue, Nov 29th 2022 12:55 pm
The Harlem Globetrotters 2023 World Tour presented by Jersey Mike's Subs is coming with game like never before! Your favorite Globetrotter stars are bringing out their amazing basketball skill, outrageous athleticism and a non-stop LOL good time. Join the Globetrotters as they go head-to-head against the Washington Generals who will stop at nothing to try and defeat the world's winningest team!
Buffalo 'Sabres Holiday Angels' program returns for 2022
Tue, Nov 22nd 2022 06:55 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team will partner with Child & Family Services for the return of the "Sabres Holiday Angels." The adopt-a-family program allows Sabres fans to support their neighbors in need this holiday season.
AAA: Hunting season opens - motorists should beware
Fri, Nov 18th 2022 10:30 am
Opening day of regular season deer hunting is Nov. 19 in most areas of Western and Central New York. Hunting will stir the deer population, which is already active due to mating season. AAA is warning motorists to buckle up, be extra cautious on the roads, and scan for deer and other animals.
Niagara Wheatfield CSD inducts 6 into Hall of Fame
Thu, Oct 27th 2022 10:35 pm
Niagara Wheatfield Central School District has selected six new members into its Falcon Athletic Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame has been established to honor the athletic accomplishments of the alumni and staff of Niagara Wheatfield.
NYS Canal Corp. announces fall fishing initiative in WNY is now an annual program to support fishing environment, angling community & local businesses
Fri, Oct 7th 2022 05:00 pm
The New York State Canal Corp. announced that, after a successful two-year trial run, its fall fishing initiative is now a permanent annual program that will release regulated flows of water from the Erie Canal into Lake Ontario tributaries in Western New York each fall.
Holy Ghost hosts Bergholz 5K
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 09:50 am
Holy Ghost Lutheran Church and School hosted the Bergholz 5K road race and 1-mile "fun run" on Saturday, to promote health and wellness within the community, and to benefit on-site facilities and operations.
Making her mark: Dr. Stacey Schroeder-Watt works to level playing field for women in sports, STEM careers
Sat, Jul 30th 2022 07:00 am
A phenomenal track star at Grand Island High School, Dr. Stacey Schroeder-Watt got a boost on her career path in medicine through sports. "Because I had a scholarship as a result of Title IX," she explained.
Roller Rink at Canalside opening Aug. 12
Tue, Jul 19th 2022 05:10 pm
Buffalo Waterfront Management Group announced the return of Roller Skating at Canalside starting Aug. 12, made possible in partnership with Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of WNY and the Ralph C. Wilson Foundation.
NYS joins 'Operation Dry Water' to deter boating under the influence
Fri, Jul 1st 2022 10:20 pm
As boaters look forward to the Fourth of July holiday, thousands of law enforcement officers across the U.S. will be on heightened alert for those violating boating under the influence (BUI) laws.
Buffalo Mayor Brown & PAL: Slots available for summer youth sports camps
Mon, Jun 27th 2022 10:45 am
City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and the Police Athletic League of Buffalo (PAL) announced there is still space available for PAL's summer youth golf and tennis camps, which begin in July.
DEC announces opening of 2022 black bass season
Mon, Jun 13th 2022 03:05 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos recently announced the open (harvest) season for largemouth and smallmouth bass, collectively known as black bass, begins Wednesday, June 15, and runs through Nov. 30.
DEC reminds visitors to focus on safety as summer hiking season begins
Tue, May 31st 2022 10:05 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos reminds visitors to New York's outdoor spaces to focus on safety before they head out to their outdoor adventures in the state's wild and beautiful destinations. Ahead of this summer's recreational season, DEC continues to advance actions to promote public safety and improve visitor experience.
AAA offers bike safety tips
Wed, May 25th 2022 04:05 pm
Spring is a time to dust off bicycles and get out and about! May is Bike Safety Month in the United States. With more people taking advantage of cycling, there's no better time for a refresher on safety. AAA Western and Central New York has tips for bicyclists and motorists to share the road and keep everyone safe.
DEC: Muskellunge fishing season starts June 1 in inland waters, June 15 in Great Lakes waters
Fri, May 20th 2022 10:15 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced fishing seasons for muskellunge begin June 1 in inland waters and June 15 in Great Lakes waters (Lake Erie, Upper Niagara River, Lower Niagara River, Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River).
National Safe Boating Week is May 21-27: 3 safety changes you need to know
Fri, May 20th 2022 07:00 am
National Safe Boating Week arrives May 21-27 with an annual reminder for boaters to champion recreational boating safety all summer long. The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water suggests that boat owners need to know about three recent U.S. Coast Guard regulations that have changed, what's needed to be carried aboard, and how a vessel is to be operated at higher speeds.
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.
'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.
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.
Niagara County clerk: Schedule your registration appointments for boats, motorcycles now
Mon, Apr 18th 2022 02:15 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski encourages residents to schedule their appointments with the Department of Motor Vehicles soon for those who need to get their boats, motorcycles and other recreational vehicles registered for summer.
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.
Buffalo Bills: $600M investment from NYS will be matched by investments from NFL, Bills & Erie County to keep team for 30 years
Mon, Mar 28th 2022 12:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul and Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz on Monday announced an agreement between New York state, Erie County and the NFL's Buffalo Bills franchise for a $1.4 billion new stadium in Orchard Park. Hochul's negotiations secured a 30-year commitment for the Bills to remain in Buffalo, and a combined $550 million from the NFL and Bills - approved by the NFL owners.
'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.
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.
'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."
Erie County investment of RENEW Plan funding invigorates historic parks' structures
Wed, Jan 26th 2022 01:55 pm
The Erie County Department of Parks, Recreation and forestry has announced the completion of six capital projects focused primarily on historical WPA-era buildings and facilities, and the near-completion of another project across four county parks.
'Powerful women in sports' conference to be led by UB's Center for Advancement of Sport
Mon, Jan 24th 2022 12:35 pm
The University at Buffalo's Center for the Advancement of Sport is celebrating National Girls and Women in Sports Day with "Powerful Women in Sports," a remote sports law roundtable featuring women sports professionals.
 

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