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Mark Daul: Osprey living among us; purple loosestrife follow-up
Sat, Sep 14th 2013 07:00 am
There is a magnificent bird of prey that lives among us, one that's rarely identified by anyone who truly knows what it is. Last June, I received an email from John Eddy, an outdoorsman friend of mine who sent me a link to a video showing an osprey "fishing" for its next meal.
Buffalo Bills open season with loss
Sat, Sep 14th 2013 01:00 am
Penalties and poor ball control cost the Bills in the fourth quarter, as New England went on to take the season opener.
Stanley Cup, Kane arrive at base
Wed, Aug 28th 2013 06:30 pm
In the cool morning hours of Saturday, Aug. 24, a crowd of men and women in military uniforms, hockey fans in jerseys and media with cameras gathered excitedly in one of the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station's hangars.
RealtyUSA promotes N-W Falcons uniform fundraiser
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 03:00 pm
The Niagara Wheatfield Football Booster Club (Niagara Wheatfield Football Families Association) is presently having a fundraiser to raise approximately $10,000 to cover the cost of helmets and uniforms for the high school varsity and junior varsity football teams.
Mark Daul: Summer bass fishing using 'tube-jigs' for bait
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 12:20 pm
Bass. You can catch them from shore; you can catch them by boat; catch them on live bait; catch them on artificial bait; you can troll for them or still-fish for them and it makes no difference. This summer in Western New York, we have enjoyed some of the best smallmouth bass fishing available anywhere.
Bisons visit Miracle League
Fri, Aug 2nd 2013 06:45 pm
The Miracle League of Grand Island and Western New York held another feature game with celebrity buddies.
HARBORcenter to be home of Canisius College hockey
Tue, Jul 30th 2013 11:45 am
HARBORcenter President John Koelmel today announced HARBORcenter will be the new home of Canisius College's Division I men's ice hockey program, beginning when the $172 million hockey and entertainment complex is completed in September 2014.
Mark Daul: The saga continues with Capt. Ken
Sat, Jul 20th 2013 11:00 am
Last week, I told you a story about fellow Lower Niagara Moose member Ken Ashley, and his adventure of fishing the first time in his new fishing boat that he bought from Danny Nassioy. I mentioned how Ken embedded a hook in his leg after landing his first fish, trolling in circles, and confusing his wife, Jan.
WBBZ-TV's Bob "Rizzo" Koshinski Is Italian-American Man Of The Year
Fri, Jul 19th 2013 03:35 pm
Congratulations to Bob "Rizzo" Koshinski, vice president and general manager of WBBZ-TV, and host of "All Sports WNY," who was honored as the Buffalo Bisons "Italian American Man Of The Year" Thursday in pre-game ceremonies at Coca-Cola field.
Hole in one at Hickory Stick
Fri, Jul 19th 2013 03:10 pm
Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course on Creek Road reported its latest hole in one this week. Golfer Michael Donovan got his hole in one on No. 2 at 162 yards.
Buffalo Sabres announce 2013-14 regular-season schedule
Fri, Jul 19th 2013 01:30 pm
The Buffalo Sabres and the NHL today announced the team's 2013-14 regular-season schedule. The variable pricing designations and box office pricing for individual games will be released at a later date.
HARBORcenter reaches agreement with Marriott International, Shaner Hotels to develop hotel facility
Wed, Jul 17th 2013 12:30 pm
HARBORcenter Development has announced an agreement was reached with Marriott International and Shaner Hotels to develop and operate the hotel facility at HARBORcenter in downtown Buffalo. The hotel property, which has been awarded a full-service Marriott franchise to be operated by Shaner Hotels, will be part of a $170 million multi-use hockey and entertainment complex in the Canalside District.
Mark Daul: 'A tidy boat is a happy boat;' U.S. Coast Guard stirring things up
Sat, Jun 29th 2013 07:00 am
A short while back, I wrote a story about doing some fishing for a couple of days with my son, Joe, at Chautauqua Lake in Chautauqua County. While we were having conversations, something popped in my head about walleye fishing. ...
Grand Island Vikings: Head, Simpson honored at Niagara Frontier League Banquet
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 04:10 pm
Two coaches at Grand Island High School were among those honored at the 76th annual Niagara Frontier League banquet held at the Tonawanda Castle.
MSG to replay best Sabres games of 2012-13
Thu, Jun 27th 2013 12:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres and MSG Networks have announced plans to air a series of the best games of the Sabres' 2012-13 season. MSG will replay nine Sabres telecasts from the 2012-13 season in a two-hour, condensed format beginning on July 1 and running through Aug. 26.
Wheatfield Nitro softball team does well at Fort Niagara
Thu, Jun 13th 2013 01:40 pm
The Wheatfield Nitro 10U girls travel softball team came off a very strong weekend at the battle in the recent Fort Niagara Tournament.
'Homerun for Hospice' raises more than $2,000 for Niagara Hospice
Tue, Jun 4th 2013 12:05 pm
Amid drenching rain and unseasonably cold temperatures, baseball teams from Depew, Lewiston-Porter, Starpoint and Wilson followed through on their commitment and played in the "Homerun for Hospice" tournament. The event raised an impressive $2,137.80 for Niagara Hospice.
Niagara River Region Chamber to host fourth golf classic June 24
Sat, Jun 1st 2013 11:10 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will present the River Region Chamber Golf Classic on Monday, June 24, at Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course.
Mark Daul: Water witches around Lewiston and Porter areas
Sat, Jun 1st 2013 07:00 am
OK, you don't need an imagination here; what I am going to tell you I believe is true.
Niagara-Wheatfield team's cause is autism
Thu, May 30th 2013 04:20 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield junior varsity girls softball team with the help of the high school marketing class raised $1,420 for this year's cause of autism.
Get hooked on Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo
Thu, May 30th 2013 01:10 pm
Calling all fishing and outdoor sports vendors: "Get hooked" on the first-ever Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo, to be held at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, on Jan. 24-26, 2014. The expo promises to be the largest event of its kind in Niagara County, with more than 125 regional vendors from the U.S. and Canada, live fish, animal displays and larger outdoor retailers expected.
'Giants of Radio' special to air on WBBZ-TV
Fri, May 24th 2013 06:55 pm
Bob Koshinski, vice president and general manager of WBBZ-TV, has announced the special telecast of "Giants of Radio."
Anglers visit Niagara USA
Fri, May 24th 2013 03:20 pm
The Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp. helped to land some big ones in the outdoor media world. Writers from top outdoor publications including Field and Stream, Bassmaster and The Outdoor Channel visited this spring.
Nancy Price Run
Mon, May 13th 2013 09:40 am
About 125 runners and walkers came to Youngstown Saturday, May 11, for the 19th annual Nancy Price 5K Race and Walk.
The nicest bunch of people on two wheels
Sat, May 11th 2013 07:00 am
Niagara Freewheelers Bicycle Touring Club has been pedaling across town since 1991 when Virginia and Bill Stewart founded the bike club. Now, more than 20 years later, with more than 300 rides scheduled a year and a member base close to 300, it's obvious on this club's direction.
Shotwell in Bowman Cup
Sat, Apr 20th 2013 07:00 am
Goaltender Tyler Shotwell of the Lewiston-Porter Varsity Lancers makes a save on Rochester in the Bowman Cup at First Niagara Center on Monday, April 15.
Peters plays in Bowman Cup
Thu, Apr 18th 2013 03:15 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield hockey player Matt Peters (No. 6) was selected to play for the Buffalo Seniors All-Stars in the 2013 Bowman Cup.
Registration now open for 5th annual 'Run With the Rapids' 5K
Tue, Apr 9th 2013 06:50 pm
Registration is now open for the fifth annual "Run with the Rapids" 5K, on Saturday, May 18, in downtown Niagara Falls. This USA Track & Field-sanctioned race benefits the Downtown Niagara Falls Business Association.
OUN: 14th annual golf raffle fundraiser features grand prize trip to California
Tue, Apr 2nd 2013 03:25 pm
Sponsored by Upstate Pharmacy, WGRZ-TV Channel 2, Compu-Mail and Niagara Falls Coach Lines, the Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation's 14th annual golf raffle is taking place on Sunday, April 28, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Sanborn Firehall.
DiMino Lower Niagara Running Series adds three races
Wed, Mar 27th 2013 07:00 am
The DiMino Lower Niagara Running Series is gearing up for another great running season with a generous $10,000 donation from Anthony DiMino, owner of Tops in Lewiston, and the addition of three new races.
Lutheran league champs
Fri, Mar 22nd 2013 03:00 pm
The St. John girls varsity basketball team won the Lutheran Schools' Basketball League Championship.
Michael Peca named OJHL Coach of the Year
Wed, Mar 13th 2013 08:15 am
The Ontario Junior Hockey League has announced that Michael Peca of the Buffalo Jr. Sabres was named the recipient of the 2012-13 OJHL Coach of the Year Award. Peca is a former Buffalo Sabres captain.
N-W hockey team heads to state competition
Thu, Mar 7th 2013 03:10 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield High School's hockey team is heading for the state semifinals again.
Niagara-Wheatfield: Strong late-season run ends in finals for Falcons
Thu, Mar 7th 2013 03:00 pm
After knocking off two higher seeded teams in the Section VI Class AA girls basketball tournament, Niagara-Wheatfield went down to defeat to top-seeded Jamestown 97-63 in the tournament championship game Tuesday.
Hibbert & Scott complete sweep of AMSOIL Championship Snocross at Seneca Allegany Casino
Mon, Feb 25th 2013 05:00 pm
Western New York's snowmobile-friendly atmosphere lent itself to an even larger crowd on Saturday for the Seneca Allegany Air Force Snocross round of AMSOIL Championship Snocross, presented by Traxxas and hosted by Seneca Allegany Casino.
Hibbert & Scott win inaugural AMSOIL Championship Snocross at Seneca Allegany Casino
Mon, Feb 25th 2013 04:55 pm
With thousands of fans pouring out of the packed grandstands and lining the hill adjacent to the AMSOIL Championship Snocross track at Seneca Allegany Casino, the stage was set for a couple powerful Pro class main events at the inaugural running of the Seneca Allegany Air Force Snocross.
Niagara Junior Purple Eagles Squirt Select team earns second place
Sat, Feb 23rd 2013 11:00 am
The Niagara Junior Purple Eagles Squirt Select team earned the runner-up spot in its division in the Jamestown Mid-Winter Classic Tournament last weekend.
Weightlifters are champs for military families
Fri, Feb 22nd 2013 03:15 pm
The 10th annual USPA Red Brick Bench Press Championship drew 135 weightlifters to Buffalo's Connecticut Street Armory last Saturday, Feb. 16, to raise funds for the Friends and Family of Western New York Military.
Ice fishermen: Relax, don't push your luck
Sat, Jan 19th 2013 07:00 am
OK, let me tell you a little story.

Ice fishing is a great sport, fun, and a real challenge sometimes.

Niagara Falls Country Club: Building on success
Sat, Dec 22nd 2012 07:00 am
It may be the off-season for area golfers, but that doesn't mean the folks at the Niagara Falls Country Club have been quiet.
 

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