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Buffalo History Museum announces final weeks for Tim Russert exhibit
Mon, Mar 21st 2022 01:40 pm
The Buffalo History Museum will end its nearly eight-year run of "Inside Tim Russert's Office: If it's Sunday, it's 'Meet the Press.' " The last day for the public to view the Russert exhibit will be April 9.
Hochul announces creation of 350-plus jobs with expansion of AML RightSource in Buffalo
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 04:10 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday announced AML RightSource is expanding in Buffalo and will add an additional 363 employees to support the addition of new services and clients, resulting in a total Buffalo workforce of approximately 540 employees.
500 new jobs at Moog, with a $25 million investment in Erie County
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 03:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a significant expansion of Moog Inc. in Western New York, creating up to 500 new jobs in the local aerospace industry with the addition of new high-tech manufacturing equipment.
Chicks have arrived at CountryMax Stores
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 01:25 pm
For homesteaders, fans of backyard chickens and kids across the state, it's a great day. The baby chicks have arrived once again at all CountryMax Stores.
City of Buffalo Animal Shelter pets riding in style in new 'PAWS Truck' mobile adoption vehicle
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 01:25 pm
The City of Buffalo Animal Shelter unveiled its new "PAWS Truck," a mobile adoption vehicle that will help shelter animals find their forever homes.
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.
AAA: Potholes pack a punch, as drivers pay $26.5 billion in related vehicle repairs
Wed, Mar 16th 2022 03:35 pm
Pothole season is here, unfortunately! A new survey from AAA found that, last year, 1 in 10 drivers sustained vehicle damage significant enough to warrant a repair after hitting a pothole. With an average price tag of almost $600 per repair, damage caused by potholes cost drivers a staggering $26.5 billion in 2021 alone.
Kearns releases 'alarming' data on preforeclosure default notifications
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 09:25 am
Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns and the "Stay In Your Home" campaign on Thursday released what he called "a staggering report" on the postmoratorium preforeclosure notices received by many homeowners across Erie County.
DEC reminds New Yorkers annual residential brush burning prohibition starts March 16
Tue, Mar 8th 2022 03:55 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the annual statewide ban prohibiting residential brush burning will begin March 16 and run through May 14. DEC enforces the annual brush burning ban to prevent wildfires and protect communities during heightened conditions for wildfires each spring.
'When Providers Face Bias' symposium to be sponsored by UB, VA Western New York Healthcare System
Mon, Mar 7th 2022 01:10 pm
Archana Mishra, M.D., is an accomplished faculty member in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo. As a pulmonologist and critical care doctor, she has cared for patients internationally and in the U.S. Throughout the pandemic, she has been a frontline worker at the Buffalo Veterans Affairs Medical Center, tending to patients in the intensive care unit.
Construction begins on new $19 million affordable housing development on Buffalo's east side
Fri, Mar 4th 2022 02:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday announced "substantial rehabilitation work" has begun at Buffalo's former Public School 78 to transform the vacant building into 46 affordable apartments and space for community programs and services. The $19 million Olympic Avenue Apartments will be energy-efficient and will offer residents free Wi-Fi and technical support as part of the state's efforts to close the digital divide.
Photo exhibit tells soldiers' stories & challenges of coming home after war
Fri, Mar 4th 2022 12:40 pm
The photo exhibit at the Central Library in downtown Buffalo is part of the UB research project "Developing a Sense of Meaningful Belonging among Veterans." In addition to the exhibit's March 15 opening, the project will also host a panel discussion with local veterans on April 3.
Higgins calls for end of COVID restrictions at northern border
Tue, Mar 1st 2022 03:35 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, who serves as co-chair of the Northern Border Caucus and the Canada-U.S. Interparliamentary Group, says the U.S. and Canada should follow guidance implemented by its health agencies and lift remaining pandemic-related border restrictions.
Six Flags Darien Lake to rebrand waterpark and debut new water slide
Mon, Feb 28th 2022 11:25 am
Six Flags Darien Lake will rebrand its Splashtown waterpark to Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, and launch a massive, new slide for the 2022 season. Towering a staggering 60 feet tall, Wahoo Wave will rank as one of the tallest water rides in the waterpark - and its one-of-a-kind "water wave wall" will boost the park's roster of heat-beating attractions.
Gliding Stars presents ice show, 'Thank Goodness We're Back!'
Fri, Feb 25th 2022 12:00 pm
The Gliding Stars of Western New York will present the return of their annual ice show, "Thank Goodness We're Back!" at the Northtown Center at Amherst, 1615 Manor Drive in Williamsville, at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 26.
New name & brand announced for Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls
Wed, Feb 23rd 2022 10:00 am
Destination Niagara USA announced Wednesday that, effective immediately, it has changed the name of the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls to the Niagara Falls Convention Center.
Tops celebrates Supermarket Employee Appreciation Day
Tue, Feb 22nd 2022 01:55 pm
Tops Friendly Markets celebrates Supermarket Employee Appreciation Day on Tuesday. The company stated, "This annual event is celebrated on the 22nd of every February to not only highlight the remarkable achievements of our associates, but also the longevity and impact grocery workers make on employment.
Niagara USA Chamber announces Niagara County inclusion in popular Shop 716 eGift card program
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 02:25 pm
The Niagara USA Chamber of Commerce on Friday announced Niagara County's inclusion in the Shop 716 eGift card program.
NCCC Workforce trains National Guard members to be EMTs
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 01:50 pm
The New York State Bureau of Emergency Medical Services requested Niagara County Community College (NCCC) Workforce Development conduct a pilot educational program to help train part of the 500-600 new emergency medical technicians in order to help relieve the current burden on health care facilities across the state.
Tax tips to simplify your filing experience
Thu, Feb 17th 2022 08:10 pm
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance on Thursday encouraged taxpayers to follow some important filing tips before they submit their income tax returns.
Hibernians announce return of WNY's largest St. Patrick's Day party
Thu, Feb 17th 2022 08:00 pm
Following a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Ancient Order of Hibernians Rev. James J. Browne Division 1 announced the return of the region's largest St. Patrick's Day celebration. This anticipated event will once again take place March 17 at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, located at 101 Old Falls St.
Travel rebounds for February break
Wed, Feb 16th 2022 02:50 pm
Travel is on the rebound as the upcoming school break approaches. AAA's online travel bookings for January were up nearly 250% compared to January 2021, and January travel reservations even surpassed prepandemic levels, increasing 20% over January 2019.
Variety Club announces 60th annual Variety Kids Telethon
Tue, Feb 15th 2022 12:15 pm
The 60th annual Variety Kids Telethon will take place at the Variety Club headquarters located at 6114 Broadway, Lancaster. The event will be produced and presented from both the studios of WGRZ-TV Channel 2, and the Variety Club HQ from 6-11 p.m. Saturday, March 5. The presentation will also be streamed live at www.wgrz.com.
Sweet success! Tops raises $13,000-plus selling gingerbread houses for Oishei Children's Hospital
Tue, Feb 15th 2022 11:50 am
Tops Friendly Markets raised $13,365 as a result of its gingerbread house campaign for Oishei Children's Hospital. The campaign, which kicked off in early November, welcomed families to purchase a gingerbread house kit at locations throughout the region, with a portion of the proceeds being donated back to the hospital. The kits came complete with gingerbread to build a house, plus sweet candy decorations and icing.
Niagara Falls leads the way: Another record year for state parks in 2021
Tue, Feb 8th 2022 04:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Tuesday announced New York's state parks, historic sites, campgrounds and trails welcomed a record-setting 78.4 million visits in 2021, continuing the robust level of visitation seen since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
NFL/LISC Grassroots Program & Buffalo Bills grant $250,000 for new synthetic playing surface at Tapestry Charter School's Community Track And Multi-Sport Athletic Complex
Mon, Feb 7th 2022 11:55 am
Tapestry Charter School has been granted $250,000 by the Buffalo Bills through the National Football League Foundation Grassroots Program for a new synthetic turf field at its Community Track and Multi-Sport Athletic Complex in North Buffalo.
Erie County Department of Health highlights availability of COVID-19 oral antiviral medications
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 04:55 pm
Following a New York State Department of Health health care provider call on Friday, the Erie County Department of Health is highlighting the local availability of COVID-19 oral antiviral medications, by prescription only.
Williamsville Church to host virtual 'Night to Shine' prom celebration & 'Shine-Thru Parade' for people with special needs
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 03:20 pm
Epic Church Buffalo will host "Night to Shine" on Friday, Feb. 11, a prom night experience for people with special needs ages 14 and older that's sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. Organizers are encouraging people to register for the prom night experience.
Frontier House work to shift indoors, with anticipated warm-weather start
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 12:20 pm
Most of the repair work at the Frontier House in the past 10 years has been performed behind the scenes, revealed only through second-hand accounts. But in recent weeks, exterior work has been readily evident and on display for all to see, with massive lifts, scaffolding and tarps surrounding the 198-year-old building.
'The winter world of wildlife': How nature survives the cold
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 12:15 pm
When temperatures drop below freezing and snow begins accumulating on the ground, the beautiful winter wonderland is easier seen and appreciated from within our warm homes. For those outside, such as wildlife, winter challenges include finding food, water and adequate shelter.
NFP's famous 'Best Fish Fry' contest returns
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 12:15 pm
Meatless Fridays are much better when you can order a fish fry from Apple Granny, The Beach House, Roman Cafe or any one of Western New York's finest restaurants.
Hometown Hero Project returns to Town of Niagara for 2022
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 12:15 pm
Planning is now underway for the 2022 edition of the Home Hero Project in the Town of Niagara.
Old Fort Niagara announces special admission for Lincoln's birthday
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 12:10 pm
Old Fort Niagara invites readers to celebrate President Abraham Lincoln's birthday on Saturday, Feb. 12, with a special discount admission at the historic site in Youngstown.
The Summit Federal Credit Union's 'Plates of Thanks' benefits FeedMore
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 09:10 am
The Summit Federal Credit Union, one of the leading credit unions in Western New York, the Finger Lakes Region, and Central New York, recently presented a donation of $5,000 to FeedMore Western New York.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York announces new house manager
Tue, Feb 1st 2022 08:55 am
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York (RMHC of WNY) announced the hire of Bob Schatz as the new house manager. He brings to the charity 16 years of experience in facilities management.
AAA offers advice for winter storm
Tue, Feb 1st 2022 07:00 am
AAA Western and Central New York has been extremely busy with high call volume that hasn't seemed to let up recently. While a break in temperatures is expected midweek, a significant snowstorm is possible toward the end of the week. AAA urges the public to heed the advice of local officials and stay off the roads during inclement weather.
Fuccillo Hyundai of Grand Island & National Grid mark installation of 5 new electric vehicle charging stations
Mon, Jan 31st 2022 05:20 pm
As more electric vehicles are hitting Western New York roads, Fuccillo Hyundai of Grand Island partnered with National Grid's electric vehicle (EV) make-ready program to install five EV charging stations at the Grand Island dealership located at 1910 Alvin Road.
NYS: 2 grant opportunities to help farmers protect soil and water quality
Mon, Jan 31st 2022 04:00 pm
New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Commissioner Richard A. Ball announced two grant opportunities totaling $21 million for projects designed to help New York's farmers reduce greenhouse gas emissions, promote energy savings, mitigate water and soil quality concerns, and increase on-farm resiliency to climate change.
Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center sets Black History Month events
Mon, Jan 31st 2022 07:00 am
As part of the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center's commitment to preserving and promoting the legacy of and bringing visibility to Black stories in Niagara Falls, several events and programs in February will celebrate Black History Month.
'Gardens After Dark: Enchanted Winter Escape' returns to Botanical Gardens with date nights, family nights
Wed, Jan 26th 2022 01:50 pm
The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens has filled its latest exhibit with specialty nights and themed weeks designed to create unforgettable memories for all ages.
 

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