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Lewiston Council on the Arts to host 'A Night at the Opera'
Fri, May 24th 2024 11:00 am
The Lewiston Council on the Arts will present "A Night at the Opera" with Niagara Opera Company and featuring Rising Stars of Tomorrow. The event will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at the Castellani Art Museum on the Niagara University campus.
'Soldiers through the Ages': Old Fort Niagara displays 1,200 years of military history
Fri, May 24th 2024 11:00 am
On Memorial Day weekend, Old Fort Niagara will present its annual military time line event, "Soldiers through the Ages." This year's event features recreated warriors from the 9th century through modern times.
Fishing and Outdoors in WNY: Just how good is fishing in Niagara County? See for yourself
Fri, May 24th 2024 10:00 am
I often tell people that we have the best freshwater fishing the country has to offer. When I make this statement, I believe it 100%.
Build the blood supply: Give blood or platelets now with Red Cross
Mon, May 20th 2024 05:35 pm
Late May signals the beginning of a busy time for celebrations and summer holidays. The American Red Cross asks donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets now before calendars start to fill up. Donors of all blood types - especially those giving type O blood and donors giving platelets - are vital to people counting on blood products for critical medical procedures.
Niagara Pride announces full 'Season of Pride' events
Mon, May 20th 2024 10:40 am
Niagara Pride is excited to release its most event-packed schedule for Pride season ever. This year, not only will Niagara Pride be partnering again with Calhoon's Pub, Oliver Street Merchants Association, and Old Falls Street in order to host Newfane Pride, Oliver Street Pride (North Tonawanda), and Rainbow City Pride (Niagara Falls), but it is thrilled to announce that, for the first time - in partnership with the Kenan Center - Lockport will have its first Pride festival ever.
10 Mile Garage Sale returns June 7-9
Mon, May 20th 2024 09:45 am
What are you doing the weekend of Friday, June 7, through Sunday, June 9? If you're interested in finding great deals on items you won't find anywhere else - in the world! - then we've got something special for you: The 32nd annual 10 Mile Garage Sale.
YMCA Buffalo Niagara to help WNY veterans with donation drive
Fri, May 17th 2024 01:50 pm
YMCA Buffalo Niagara is launching a donation drive beginning Friday, May 17, to benefit Western New York veterans. The Y is looking for donations of the following hygiene products at any of its six wellness centers: deodorant, nail clippers, bar soap, toothpaste and toothbrushes, socks, shampoo and other hair care products.
Smeltfest is back!
Fri, May 17th 2024 09:20 am
Lewiston's love of tasty, deep-fried fish will be celebrated again next weekend.
Tops Markets holds dedication ceremony for 5/14 Honor Space
Wed, May 15th 2024 08:30 am
On Tuesday, Tops Friendly Markets formally dedicated the 5/14 Tops Honor Space, which the company established to honor the victims of the racially motivated attack that occurred two years ago at its Jefferson Avenue location in Buffalo. Built and designed in collaboration with local partners and community members, it will serve as a place of honor, solace and reflection as the community continues its ongoing healing process.
On anniversary of Tops shooting, governor highlights resources to address trauma & mental wellbeing in east Buffalo
Tue, May 14th 2024 04:10 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul today announced progress made by the grassroots, community-driven initiatives established to address trauma, mental health and emotional wellness in the east Buffalo community following the racially motivated shooting at the Tops supermarket on May 14, 2022.
Old Falls Street USA announces summer schedule
Mon, May 13th 2024 04:15 pm
Old Falls Street USA is the three-block cobblestone street that connects Niagara Falls State Park with the Niagara Falls Convention Center. The area serves as an entertainment district for residents and visitors, featuring food vendors, festivals, concerts and family-friendly activities.
FASNY offers lifesaving grilling tips for Memorial Day weekend & summer
Thu, May 9th 2024 02:15 pm
As New Yorkers gear up to celebrate Memorial Day weekend, many will be turning on their grills for the first time this season. The Firefighters Association of the State of New York (FASNY) recommends that all New Yorkers follow some basic tips to avoid barbecuing accidents and injuries. FASNY also urges everyone to never hesitate to call for help when needed.
Niagara Falls Americans announce promotional schedule
Wed, May 8th 2024 12:10 pm
The Niagara Falls Americans baseball team will kick off their inaugural season at Sal Maglie Stadium in June this summer. The Americans have officially released their promotional schedule, which includes, firework nights, $1 hot dog night, $2 beer night, giveaways, theme nights and community nights.
Consumer alert: NYS DCP reminds New Yorkers to wear their bike helmets
Tue, May 7th 2024 01:15 pm
For this week's "Tuesday's Tips," the New York Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection is reminding New Yorkers of all ages of the importance of wearing a helmet when riding a bike.
UB experts weigh in on DEA's reclassification of cannabis
Mon, May 6th 2024 03:00 pm
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's move to reclassify cannabis from a Schedule I to a Schedule III substance has broad implications, paving the way for more informed research on the drug and its effects, to tax benefits for businesses, to the potential for rectifying drug-related wrongs.
PHOTOS: Upward Niagara Chamber & Fashion Outlets welcome Cinnabon
Fri, May 3rd 2024 03:25 pm
The Upward Niagara Chamber of Commerce and Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA teamed Friday to host a ribbon-cutting ceremony welcoming the newest member of the mall's food court: Cinnabon.
Totally Buffalo is totally open in Lewiston
Fri, May 3rd 2024 12:10 pm
Totally Buffalo opened Wednesday in the Village of Lewiston. Owners Mary Friona and Scott Celani offer a colorful assortment of hoodies, hats, T-shirts and socks, as well as jewelry, tumblers and home d├ęcor.
Taking steps to improve kidney health: Walk and 5K to help fight silent epidemic
Thu, May 2nd 2024 03:25 pm
Hundreds of Western New Yorkers will gather at the Buffalo Outer Harbor on Sunday, June 23, to support people with kidney disease and raise awareness. The Walk for Kidney Health is the largest annual event for members of the area's kidney community, families, friends and medical providers.
Aquarium of Niagara names Chad Fifer as president and CEO
Wed, May 1st 2024 10:45 am
The Niagara Aquarium Foundation board of trustees on Wednesday announced the appointment of Chad Fifer as president and CEO of the Aquarium of Niagara. His official start date is June 17.
Mrs. Buffalo triumphs in fight against No. 1 killer of women
Tue, Apr 30th 2024 03:35 pm
Kathy Lovett-McKeever has been named the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women Buffalo 2024 Woman of Impact winner for her work to raise funds and spread awareness in the fight against heart disease and stroke in women, and improve health and well-being in the local community. In the U.S., cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in women, claiming the lives of 1 in 3 women.
Erie County Fair & James E. Strates Shows commemorate 100-year partnership
Mon, Apr 29th 2024 12:15 pm
Today marks 100 days until the 2024 Erie County Fair!
Drone mapping highlights flooding issues, Marston says
Sat, Apr 27th 2024 07:00 am
April showers bring May flowers, but on Grand Island, more rain has the potential to bring more drainage problems.
Historic Preservation Commission tours Frontier House
Fri, Apr 26th 2024 11:00 am
On Tuesday, Village of Lewiston Historic Preservation Commission Chairwoman Loretta Frankovitch and members Peter Coppins, Rita Geiben and Christine O'Hara toured the 200-year-old Frontier House, which is set to reopen this summer.
Niagara County allocates grants from Cultural Endowment Fund
Thu, Apr 25th 2024 05:20 pm
Legislator Rich Andres, chairman of the economic development committee, announced the Niagara County Legislature has allocated $300,000 in grants from the Cultural Endowment Fund to 10 organizations across Niagara County.
D'Youville University features AI robot commencement speaker
Wed, Apr 24th 2024 04:40 pm
D'Youville University announced its spring 2024 commencement speaker will be an artificial intelligence robot, capping a yearlong campaign generating awareness and education around AI.
NYS DEP, DEC share tips to reuse, repair and recycle for Earth Week
Wed, Apr 24th 2024 11:35 am
In honor of Earth Week, the New York Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection (DCP) is partnering with the New York Department of Environmental Conservation to share tips that empower consumers to save money and help the environment.
ECMC & ConnectLife host National Donate Life Month event
Mon, Apr 22nd 2024 02:15 pm
ECMC's Regional Center of Excellence for Transplantation & Kidney Care is a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to comprehensive patient care. ConnectLife is Western New York's only organ, eye, tissue and community blood center. Together, ConnectLife and ECMC are teaming up during Donate Life Month in April to stress the importance of, and need for, organ, eye, tissue and blood donations.
Erie County District Attorney's Office observes National Crime Victims' Rights Week
Mon, Apr 22nd 2024 02:00 pm
In observance of National Crime Victims' Rights Week (April 21-27, 2024), Acting District Attorney Michael J. Keane reminds residents that the work of the district attorney's office has a dual focus: the pursuit of justice and providing supportive services to the victims of crime in Erie County.
Adrian's Custard & Beef opening: A rite of spring
Sat, Apr 20th 2024 07:00 am
There's no question that Adrian's Custard & Beef is a popular seasonal restaurant for Grand Islanders. In fact, plenty of customers wish they'd be open year-round.
Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band headed to OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino
Thu, Apr 18th 2024 02:50 pm
Fallsview Casino Resort is thrilled to welcome music icon Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band - featuring Warren Ham, Edgar Winter, Steve Lukather, Hamish Stuart, Colin Hay and Gregg Bissonette - to the OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22.
'The Price is Right Live' headed to Shea's Buffalo Theatre
Tue, Apr 16th 2024 11:10 am
Shea's Buffalo Theatre will play host to "The Price is Right Live" interactive stage show at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. Tickets will go on sale Friday, April 19, at
'Party on the Portico' returns to Buffalo History Museum
Mon, Apr 15th 2024 11:15 am
The Buffalo History Museum announces the return of its "Party on the Portico" summer concert series, taking place from 6-9 p.m. on "M&T Third Fridays": June 21, July 19 and Aug. 16.
Newly sequenced genome reveals coffee's prehistoric origin story - and its future under climate change
Mon, Apr 15th 2024 08:45 am
The key to growing coffee plants that can better resist climate change in the decades to come may lie in the ancient past.
Eclipse: Adams Fire Co. boosted by Weaver's support
Sat, Apr 13th 2024 07:00 am
Adams Fire Co. got a big boost for its eclipse planning and logistics from Bob Weaver Motorsports & Marine Inc. this past week.
Frontier House eyeing summer opening
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 10:05 am
With interior renovations well underway, and aesthetic pieces soon to follow, the Frontier House team is expecting the Village of Lewiston's 200-year-old centerpiece will reopen this summer.
Still a catch: Apple Granny reclaims WNY's Best Fish Fry title
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 10:00 am
Apple Granny Restaurant serves WNY's Best Fish Fry.
Memorial Medical Center honors staff with employee service and quarterly award ceremony
Wed, Apr 10th 2024 08:15 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center hosted its employee service and quarterly award ceremony, a highlight of its hospitalwide employee appreciation week, to recognize NFMMC's long-tenured and dedicated employees who have reached significant service milestones and recognition by their co-workers.
Babies have eclipse debut
Mon, Apr 8th 2024 04:50 pm
Babies born at Catholic Health's Sisters of Charity Hospital and Mercy Hospital of Buffalo this past weekend and today, including Theodore and Vivian pictured here, are modeling the latest in solar eclipse baby gear, including a onesie that says, "Hello darkness my old friend."
Little Big Town & Sugarland announce show at KeyBank Center
Mon, Apr 8th 2024 09:25 am
Celebrating their 25th anniversary as one of country music's most successful groups, multi-Platinum, Grammy Award-winning four-piece Little Big Town - comprised of Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Phillip Sweet and Jimi Westbrook - joined forces with longtime friends and collaborators Sugarland at last night's CMT Music Awards to deliver a stunning world premiere performance of their new song "Take Me Home."

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