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Maid of the Mist goes pink
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:50 pm
In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, guests who board the world-famous Maid of the Mist during the month of October will be given pink ponchos.
Residents rally in Wheatfield, voice concerns over National Fuel's Northern Access 2016 pipeline project
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 06:20 pm
Residents of Wheatfield and surrounding communities rallied Friday afternoon in opposition to National Fuel's Northern Access 2016 pipeline project. With signs in hand, protesters gathered on Liberty Drive where National Fuel has proposed a natural gas dehydration facility to be constructed as part of the general project.
Diane M. Perri Roberts named to 2016 Super Lawyers, 2016 Legal Elite
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:30 pm
The law firm of Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP has announced Diane M. Perri Roberts was distinguished by the legal community in two prominent peer recognition publications for 2016.
Susan G. Komen to honor Lewiston resident Colleen Nossavage
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 05:50 pm
Susan G. Komen Western New York will honor the winners of its annual HOPE, FAITH and LOVE Awards on Saturday, Oct. 8, including Colleen Nossavage of Lewiston, who will be named the winner of Komen's LOVE Award.
Community Missions, NFMMC announce 6th annual community prayer service for mental illness recovery & understanding
Mon, Sep 26th 2016 03:25 pm
A pair of prominent mental health service providers is again joining to support a day of recovery and understanding with an interfaith community prayer service at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5.
Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA, offers veggie lovers first-ever meatless menu
Mon, Sep 26th 2016 02:10 pm
Hard Rock is going green with its new, limited-time vegetarian menu just in time for Vegetarian Awareness Month.
Annual 'World Pumpkin Weigh-off' highlights 21st annual Fall Festival at Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence
Mon, Sep 26th 2016 02:10 pm
The annual "World Pumpkin Weigh-off" will be held beginning at noon on Sunday, Oct. 2.
Geissler awarded
Thu, Sep 22nd 2016 08:00 pm
A well-known area artist has received another award for her narrative sculpture - this time in New York City at the prestigious Salmagundi Club in Manhattan, site of the 103rd annual exhibit of the Allied Artists of America.
Oinktoberfest BBQ competition highlights 21st annual Fall Festival at Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence
Wed, Sep 21st 2016 01:50 pm
The Great Pumpkin Farm's Fall Festival annually pays homage to all that's delicious about BBQ by hosting New York state's longest continually running barbecue competition: Oinktoberfest.
Lewiston Lions kick-off season with speakers from Tuscarora School
Wed, Sep 21st 2016 01:10 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions Club kicked off its new membership season with guest speakers from the Tuscarora School.
Cub Scout Pack 829's 'Recruitment Night' at Porter-on-the-Lake
Tue, Sep 20th 2016 05:30 pm
Youngstown Cub Scout Pack 829 invites boys in first- through fifth-grade and their families to learn more about the group and its activities at a free information and recruitment gathering at Porter-on-the-Lake on Dietz Road in the Town of Porter. The event runs from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25.
Lew-Port Spirit Week schedule
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 04:50 pm
What you need to know this week to be "In the Loop."
Wolfgang Scholarship Award presented
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 03:35 pm
The Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation recently presented a Scholarship for Nursing Advancement in memory of long-time community leader the late Joan Wolfgang.
'Plunge' exposes new Niagara University students to Vincentian mission
Wed, Sep 14th 2016 01:20 pm
Days before their classmates arrived on campus, 32 Niagara University freshmen dove headfirst into exploring the institution's Catholic and Vincentian identity.
Mermaid Fest benefits food pantry
Sat, Sep 10th 2016 08:00 am
The second annual Youngstown Mermaids of the Mighty Niagara Festival raised $3,695.77 for the Ransomville-based Care-N-Share Food Pantry.
'Paladino Plaza': Village talks SEQR, sets traffic study public hearing
Sat, Sep 10th 2016 08:00 am
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston took no action Tuesday on the State Environmental Quality Review Act process related to Ellicott Development's intent to build a 4.1-acre mixed-use plaza on Center, North Eighth and Onondaga streets. They did schedule a public hearing for 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, to review the traffic study prepared by SRF Associates for Ellicott Development.
Buffalo Museum presents Buffalo's biggest bubble-bration: Bubblefest 2016
Wed, Sep 7th 2016 05:30 pm
The Buffalo Museum of Science proudly presents Bubblefest on Saturday, Sept. 17, to be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the venue, 1020 Humboldt Parkway.
Food Bank of Western New York's Justin Guerin named one of Feeding America's Leaders of the Year
Tue, Sep 6th 2016 04:30 pm
Justin Guerin, operations director for the Food Bank of Western New York, was named the 2016 Eastern Region Operations Leader of the Year by Feeding America, the nationwide network of 200 food banks.
High tea event slated to thank generous entrepreneur
Fri, Sep 2nd 2016 07:00 am
Holly Rankie, owner of Hip Gypsy on North Tonawanda's Webster Street, is getting ready to throw her friend and fellow-business owner Michele Krienbuhl a tea party to say "thank you" for her contributions to helping those affected by cancer.
NBC Sports Group, U.S. Olympic Committee present coverage of Rio 2016 Paralympic Games
Thu, Sep 1st 2016 05:45 pm
NBC Sports Group begins its coverage of the 2016 Paralympic Games from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - more than 70 hours in total across NBC, NBCSN and the NBC Sports app - with the opening ceremony at 7 p.m. ET Wednesday, Sept. 7, on NBCSN.
Music in action
Thu, Sep 1st 2016 02:40 pm
U.S. Pacific Fleet Band Musician 1st Class Brian Tuczynski, from Buffalo, plays trumpet during a Pacific Partnership 2016 reception aboard hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19).
20th annual Buddy Walk of Buffalo-Niagara a Peach Festival weekend highlight
Tue, Aug 30th 2016 07:00 am
The Family & Friends Down Syndrome Association of Niagara Inc., a licensed local affiliate of The National Down Syndrome Society, announces the 20th annual Buddy Walk of Buffalo-Niagara will take place in the family-oriented Niagara County Peach Festival parade on Saturday, Sept. 10.
Greater Niagara Ballet Company hosts 'Nutcracker' auditions
Mon, Aug 29th 2016 01:25 pm
"The Nutcracker," the Greater Niagara Ballet Co.'s annual family-friendly holiday show, returns Dec. 9-10 to the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center. The Beverley Feder-directed show features local dancers, guest artists and character performers.
VIDEO: Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival Saturday highlights
Mon, Aug 29th 2016 12:25 pm
The 15th annual Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival brought tens of thousands of people to the Village of Lewiston over the weekend. Live jazz music could be heard across five stages, while food vendors offered delicious samples of restaurant fare. The weekend also included a large jewelry tent sale and educational initiatives.
First state record fish established for 2016
Thu, Aug 25th 2016 03:20 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced Amelia Whalen of Witherbee caught a record-breaking freshwater drum from Lake Champlain in Essex County on June 4.
StoryCorps to visit Buffalo
Wed, Aug 24th 2016 12:25 pm
NPR station WBFO-FM 88.7 is partnering with the groundbreaking oral history project StoryCorps for a month-long visit to Buffalo.
Buffalo Sabres announce new dynamic ticket pricing structure
Wed, Aug 24th 2016 12:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced a new dynamic ticket-pricing model for all Sabres home games in the 2016-17 regular season that will adjust ticket prices to better reflect demand throughout the season.
Buffalo Zoo awarded funds for reptile house renovations
Mon, Aug 22nd 2016 03:15 pm
The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation Funds at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo has awarded $15,000 to the Buffalo Zoo.
NBC's Rio Olympics coverage concludes with wins for Team USA, Gwen Jorgensen
Mon, Aug 22nd 2016 10:10 am
NBC concluded its coverage of the 2016 Rio Games with the closing ceremony, hosted by Mike Tirico, Mary Carillo and Ryan Seacrest, from Maracana Stadium in Rio.
2 weeks, 2 unique events at Gardens of Compassion
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 10:30 am
Community Missions of Niagara Frontier Inc. and St. James United Methodist Church in Niagara Falls are presenting the final two special community events at the Gardens of Compassion, on Wednesdays, Aug. 24 and 31.
2016 Niagara County Peach Festival 'Taste Off' Sept. 10
Wed, Aug 17th 2016 03:50 pm
The Niagara County Peach Festival "Taste Off" recipe contest will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, on the stage at Academy Park in Lewiston.
Promoting the Lewiston Jazz Festival
Wed, Aug 17th 2016 03:10 pm
Jon Summers from WKBW-TV Channel 7's "AM Buffalo" visited the Barton Hill Hotel & Spa in Lewiston Wednesday to film segments about the Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival. The TV segments will air this Friday and next Wednesday.
Artpark launches three new installations
Fri, Aug 12th 2016 01:40 pm
A crowd of more than 50 people gathered at Artpark Thursday evening to participate in the official opening of three new installations:
Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce develops local television program, 'Roam The Region'
Fri, Aug 12th 2016 10:50 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce has announced the launch of a new television program, "Roam The Region," which highlights chamber members and their business or service that they provide throughout the community.
177th Erie County Fair begins
Wed, Aug 10th 2016 10:30 am
The 177th Erie County Fair will officially open to the general public at noon today at the Hamburg Fairgrounds.
'Greening' of Lewiston Art Festival
Mon, Aug 8th 2016 01:45 pm
Lewiston Council on the Arts Executive Director Irene Rykaszewski and Artistic Director Eva Nicklas, alongside Modern Corp. Sales Manager Joe Hickman, recently met with 2nd District Legislator Rebecca Wydysh and the Niagara County Legislature to express thanks for the governing body's support - and to share information about the "Greening" efforts during the 50th Lewiston Art Festival.
Mighty Niagara Half Marathon brings the world to WNY
Thu, Aug 4th 2016 04:55 pm
The Mighty Niagara Half Marathon attracts runners from around the world. Participants have traveled from England, Ireland, Mexico, Germany, Austria and Ethiopia - just to name a few - to "run with the river" in this one-of-a-kind and highly anticipated race.
Record number of 'Walk Off Hunger' supporters help Food Bank of WNY provide 492,000 meals to local families in need
Wed, Aug 3rd 2016 02:30 pm
A record-breaking 650 supporters participated in the Food Bank of Western New York's 9th annual "Walk Off Hunger" and "Summerfest," which were held Sunday at Island Park in Williamsville.
Buffalo Zoo: Lion cubs debut; naming set; ROAR Logistics named 'Big Cats' sponsor
Tue, Aug 2nd 2016 10:45 am
It's all about the big cats at the Buffalo Zoo this week as it plans three cubs' public debut, naming of the cubs, and the addition of a corporate sponsor.
Great Contraption Race in photos
Mon, Aug 1st 2016 03:45 pm
The third annual Great Contraption Race, held Saturday to benefit the It Happened to Alexa Foundation, may have been smaller in the number of entries this year, but the enthusiasm of its participants and the creativity of the contraptions more than made up for it.
 

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