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George Augstell's dream comes true
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 06:20 pm
George Augstell's dream has come true! George, left, a former Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center volunteer who has Down syndrome, is now the proud owner/operator of Uncle Bill's Coffee Shop at the Golisano Center for Community Health.
African lion cub debuts at Buffalo Zoo
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 06:15 pm
The Buffalo Zoo has announced Tobias, the 3-month-old African lion cub, will make his official public debut this Sunday.
The Buffalo Zoo welcomes arctic fox
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 11:10 am
The Buffalo Zoo announces the addition of an arctic fox.
Old Falls Street, USA, partnering with regional promoters to host a variety of special events this summer
Tue, Jun 14th 2016 03:40 pm
Mark your calendars for a summer full of special events coming to Old Falls Street, USA, the three-block cobblestone street connecting Niagara Falls State Park with the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in downtown Niagara Falls.
Cecconi receives Robert J. Uplinger Award
Mon, Jun 13th 2016 02:05 pm
Lewiston Community Lions Club President Regina Cecconi received the Robert J. Uplinger Award for her outstanding service to her community. The Robert J. Uplinger award is the highest award available in the Lions Multiple District 20N.
You & Me debuts on Center Street
Fri, Jun 10th 2016 04:45 pm
On Friday, Laura Falsetti welcomed the public to You & Me, her new boutique at 467 Center St., Lewiston (former site of Angel to Apple). Falsetti hosted an initial showcase with complimentary cocktails and opportunities to win prizes.
Memorial announces Niagara Cup Classic winners
Fri, Jun 10th 2016 10:05 am
The 25th annual Niagara Cup Classic was held June 2 at the Niagara Falls Country Club and Seneca Hickory Stick golf courses.
Golisano Center for Community Health opens at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
Thu, Jun 9th 2016 05:20 pm
On Thursday, officials from Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and the Golisano Foundation celebrated the dedication and blessing of the Golisano Center for Community Health, the only outpatient center of its kind in Western New York and one of the very few in the U.S.
Old Falls Street's 2016 weekly series schedule announced
Wed, Jun 8th 2016 03:50 pm
A host of returning favorites are planned this summer on Old Falls Street, USA, including daily "Interactive Games," the "Legends Live on Old Falls Street" concert series, "Flicks on Old Falls" movie series, and "Free Family Fun on Saturday Afternoons."
NBC Sports Network to present 330 hours of Rio Olympic programming this August
Tue, Jun 7th 2016 01:05 pm
NBC Sports Network will present 330 hours of programming for the Games of XXXI Olympiad from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this August, more than any other linear network, NBC Olympics announced.
Island of Hope: Meet honorary survivors/caregivers Sarah and Natalie Stanczyk
Sat, Jun 4th 2016 07:00 am
Natalie Stanczyk, 47, and her daughter Sarah, 22, readily express optimism. Even cancer could not dampen their enthusiasm for living. After Sarah was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, stage 3B, she told her mother, "Don't worry. It's the best cancer to have."
Ceremony honors Doug Janese
Sat, Jun 4th 2016 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston held a celebration of life memorial service Wednesday in memory of Highway Superintendent Doug Janese, who passed away Feb. 16 following a battle with cancer.
Historic round boat highlights NY Sea Grant boating tips for 2016 season
Thu, Jun 2nd 2016 03:40 pm
Is it a spaceship? An amusement park ride? No, it is an historic 7-foot round boat, and it is the New York Sea Grant "Discover Clean and Safe Boating" educational vessel for 2016.
Arts Services Initiative of WNY launches 'Make Music Day' in Buffalo, Niagara Falls on June 21
Wed, Jun 1st 2016 05:05 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York announced Buffalo and Niagara Falls will join cities across the country and around the world in this year's "Make Music Day" on June 21.
SAL II to operate at Memorial Medical Center
Tue, May 31st 2016 07:35 pm
"SAL" the Surgical Robot is about to be supplanted by a new, improved model at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
ECHDC announces 2016 season, new Outer Harbor landing for Queen City Bike Ferry
Sat, May 28th 2016 10:45 am
On Friday, Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. announced the kickoff of the 2016 season for the Queen City Bike Ferry, which now has a brand-new landing site on Buffalo's Outer Harbor.
Remembrance ceremony for Doug Janese
Thu, May 26th 2016 11:30 am
Lewiston Town Supervisor Stephen Broderick announced there will be a remembrance ceremony for former Highway Superintendent Doug Janese, who past away in January. An oak tree will be planted in his honor at the highway garage on Swan Road.
On Memorial Day, keep the fire on the grill
Mon, May 23rd 2016 01:10 pm
The Firemen's Association of the State of New York urges all New Yorkers to follow some basic rules and tips to avoid accidents and injuries, and to remember to call for help if needed.
Island of Hope: Grand Island mother and daughter among Relay For Life honorees
Sat, May 21st 2016 07:00 am
There is a saying that "when one person has cancer, the whole family has cancer." Cancer can tear a family apart or bring it closer together. For Grace Aswad's family, cancer brought the family together.
YBPA officers, board members meet
Fri, May 20th 2016 09:20 pm
Newly sworn-in officers and board members of the Youngstown Business and Professional Association gathered last week for a group photo following YBPA's board meeting.
Canalside: ECHDC. announces LeChase Construction to manage construction of Explore & More Children's Museum
Fri, May 20th 2016 11:20 am
The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. today announced LeChase Construction Services LLC will oversee the design and construction of Explore & More Children's Museum.
Grand Island: Apex Parks Group acquires Martin's Fantasy Island
Sat, May 14th 2016 09:20 pm
California-based Apex Parks Group has announced the acquisition of Martin's Fantasy Island theme park on Grand Island. This is Apex Parks Group's first acquisition for 2016.
Youngstown discusses safety measures, signs
Sat, May 14th 2016 09:05 pm
Thursday night's Youngstown Village Board meeting was dedicated almost entirely to making improvements throughout the village.
Former Trinity pastor watches Mercury transit the sun
Sat, May 14th 2016 07:00 am
As the pastor emeritus of Trinity United Methodist Church, it's entirely natural for Paul Robinson to be looking toward the heavens.
Old Fort Niagara holds 'Community Appreciation Night'
Tue, May 10th 2016 10:55 am
Old Fort Niagara in Youngstown will host a "Community Appreciation Night" season kickoff from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 18. The event is free for area residents.
Positive changes in Youngstown
Sat, May 7th 2016 07:00 am
The Youngstown Business and Professional Association Inc. announced this week it is again a recipient of the William C. Mayne/Niagara Falls Bridge Commission/Niagara County Economic Development Business Community Enhancement Grant.
Olmsted Center for Sight students meet Della - the Aquarium of Niagara's blind seal
Wed, May 4th 2016 03:45 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara welcomed 50 children from the Olmsted Center for Sight Preschool Tuesday to take part in one-on-one experiences geared toward the visually impaired.
Aquarium of Niagara hosts 'Seasonings' fundraiser May 12
Tue, May 3rd 2016 03:00 pm
"Seasonings," a premier food and wine-tasting event held at the Aquarium of Niagara, returns Thursday, May 12. The event begins at 6 p.m. at 701 Whirlpool St., Niagara Falls.
In the end, Emmett, Levine and Moore Triumph
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 05:05 pm
They were a "Rock-n-Roll Machine" known for their annual stops at Kleinhans and later the Buffalo Aud. The Canadian power trio Triumph, featuring Rik Emmett, Mike Levine and Gil Moore, defined the arena rock era with a powerful stage show complete with lasers and a healthy dose of pyrotechnics.
Buffalo Zoo announces birth of male African lion cub
Thu, Apr 28th 2016 03:10 pm
Buffalo Zoo President and CEO Dr. Donna Fernandes has announced the birth of the male African lion - the first cub in 25 years. The birth occurred at approximately 6 p.m. March 5.
Downtown Niagara Falls Business Association hosts first 'Derby Day Sweepstakes' fundraiser
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 06:35 pm
A Niagara Falls prize package valued at more than $5,000 is being raffled off by the Downtown Niagara Falls Business Association on Saturday, May 7, the day of the Kentucky Derby.
Higgins, Niagara Falls Community unveil National Register of Historic Places signage at Oakwood
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 05:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins was joined Monday by Niagara Falls leaders and representatives from the Oakwood Cemetery Association and Niagara Falls National Heritage Area to officially unveil a National Register of Historic Places designation sign at Oakwood Cemetery.
'Lewiston never Smelt so good': Smelt Festival returns to village Friday, May 6
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 07:00 am
Plans are moving along nicely for a rite of spring on the lower river - the 2016 edition of the annual Lewiston Smelt Festival, Friday, May 6, on the waterfront in the Village of Lewiston.
Niagara University's Clet Dining Hall undergoing multimillion-dollar expansion
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 12:00 pm
Niagara University has recently begun work on an $8 million expansion and renovation of Clet Dining Hall, the main dining hall for students on campus.
Welcome summer: The Silo is back in business
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 07:05 am
It's cruel and unusual having to go an entire winter without a "Haystack."
Actors turned singers: Kiefer Sutherland, Johnny Depp among those performing locally this summer
Fri, Apr 22nd 2016 11:00 am
In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, "24" star Kiefer Sutherland said he rolls his eyes when he hears of actors turning into singers. But that didn't stop him from adding his name to that list.
Mount St. Mary's volunteers honored
Thu, Apr 21st 2016 04:20 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital held a recognition luncheon for its more than 200 volunteers on Thursday at the Niagara Falls Country Club. One group recognized was a group of "Special Seniors" who are either 90 years of age or celebrating their 90th birthday this year.
New Niagara American Grill Now open inside Days Inn At The Falls
Thu, Apr 21st 2016 08:55 am
Niagara Falls' newest restaurant, Niagara American Grill, is now open in downtown Niagara Falls. This fun, casual restaurant features craft beers and freshly made home-style meals, house specialties and classic favorites for every appetite.
Buffalo Zoo announces lineup of performers for 4th annual BuffaLoveFest
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 05:15 pm
The Buffalo Zoo has announced the lineup for its fourth annual BuffaLoveFest, an event featuring all things "Buffalo." BuffaLoveFest will take place from 5:30-9 p.m. Friday, May 27, at the Buffalo Zoo.
Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise and Clambake returns
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 07:00 am
Whether you love to sail or prefer to keep your feet on solid ground, the 17th annual Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise and Clambake has something for everyone. The rain-or-shine event is scheduled for Friday, July 15, at the Youngstown Yacht Club.
 

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