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With Outer Harbor property poised to change hands, Higgins welcomes next chapter in waterfront transformation
Wed, Feb 10th 2016 06:00 pm
Standing along Buffalo's Outer Harbor Tuesday, Congressman Brian Higgins recognized the history being made as final steps are being taken to transfer waterfront property owned by the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority for nearly 60 years - a move Higgins has fought to see happen for the past 14 years.
Lewiston Film Festival featured on LCTV
Mon, Feb 8th 2016 01:00 pm
Jerry Wolfgang, host of Lockport Community Television's "Happening in Niagara," recently interviewed William Cowell and Yvette Leli Aragon of the Buffalo/Niagara Film Festival, as well as Eva Nicklas of the Lewiston Council on the Arts. They talked about the Lewiston Film Festival, which will debut April 1-2.
Lewiston police eye new community surveillance monitoring
Sat, Feb 6th 2016 07:00 am
Lewiston Town Board member Al Bax revealed a new grassroots community surveillance monitoring idea at last month's board session - one that he and Lewiston Police Chief Frank Previte have hopes of getting underway soon in the town.
Buffalo Sabres, Roswell Park unite to inspire cancer cures
Wed, Feb 3rd 2016 01:20 pm
United behind the shared vision of reducing cancer's impact in Western New York, the Buffalo Sabres and Roswell Park Cancer Institute have launched a collaboration that will see the NHL franchise and the National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center teaming up to arm fans and supporters with important guidance on cancer risk, prevention and research.
Microsoft, Eric Wood Foundation donate Xbox Ones to Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Tue, Feb 2nd 2016 07:10 pm
While Eric Wood was traveling back from his first Pro Bowl in Hawaii, The Eric Wood Foundation was hard at work in Buffalo.
New gray seal, Della, arrives at Aquarium of Niagara
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 09:35 am
The Aquarium of Niagara is proud to welcome Della, a 25-year-old gray seal from the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago.
'The Great Assist' brings Harlem Globetrotters Smile Patrol to visit kids at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo
Wed, Jan 27th 2016 02:40 pm
Celebrating 90 years of providing smiles, sportsmanship and service to millions of people worldwide, today, the world famous Harlem Globetrotters brought their Smile Patrol to Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo, regional presenting partner of the Harlem Globetrotters' upcoming show in Buffalo on Feb 5.
Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell helps IHOP restaurants, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals for 11th annual National Pancake Day
Tue, Jan 26th 2016 03:50 pm
Betty Cantrell, Miss America 2016, has announced plans to partner with IHOP restaurants and Children's Miracle Network Hospitals for the 11th annual National Pancake Day on Tuesday, March 8, and help raise $3.5 million for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and other local charities.
'Toast & Jam' returns to Lewiston
Tue, Jan 26th 2016 03:50 pm
The ever-popular "Toast & Jam" returns to the Village of Lewiston on Monday, Feb. 15. Singer-songwriter Dale Campbell hosts the six-week series of open mic nights, which take place from 7-10 p.m. at The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q., 432 Center St., Lewiston.
26th 'Doctors with a Heart Day' Feb. 13
Sat, Jan 23rd 2016 07:00 am
Rose Chiropractic P.C. will sponsor its 26th annual "Doctors with a Heart Day" from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at its Lewiston office.
Food Bank of Western New York awarded $500,000 grant from The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation
Wed, Jan 20th 2016 02:15 pm
The Food Bank of Western New York was awarded a $500,000 grant from The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation to perform critical capital improvements to increase efficiency, better meet the growing need in Western New York, and ensure the continued success of the organization.
FASNY offers tips to New Yorkers: Stay safe in the cold weather
Thu, Jan 14th 2016 12:55 pm
After an unusually mild December, winter has finally arrived as icy winds and sub-freezing temperatures blanket much of the Northeast. The Firemen's Association of the State of New York has some helpful advice for New Yorkers withstanding the cold, and how to remain safe in the chilly months ahead.
Heart of Niagara animal rescue adoption event at Walden Galleria
Thu, Jan 14th 2016 11:25 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will hold an adoption event at Walden Galleria Mall (Walden Avenue, Cheektowaga) from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. this Saturday, Jan. 16. Adoptable dogs Devers, Katrina, Snoopy and Tillie are scheduled to be on site.
7-Eleven recruits Western New York-area military vets to enlist in franchise store competition
Tue, Jan 12th 2016 10:55 am
Attention Western New York veterans: If you are looking to open a franchise and be your own boss, 7-Eleven Inc. has something in store for you.
Newfane Public Library hosts book sale
Mon, Jan 11th 2016 10:20 am
From Jan. 18 until Feb. 15, the Newfane Public Library will hold its second annual book sale at The Winery at Marjim Manor, 7171 East Lake Road (Route 18), Appleton. There will be a variety of soft and hard cover books in myriad genres.
Erie County: Demolition of building at Nike Base included in grant application
Sat, Jan 9th 2016 10:00 am
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz announced Wednesday the selection of 12 municipal projects for inclusion in the Erie County Consortium 2016 Community Development Block Grant application, including one from the Town of Grand Island.
Catholic Charities launches 2016 Appeal, sets $11 million goal
Wed, Jan 6th 2016 02:35 pm
Catholic Charities of Buffalo officials and volunteer leaders announced an $11 million goal for the 2016 Appeal at a press conference Wednesday.
Queen City Roller Girls begin 10th season Saturday at RiverWorks
Tue, Jan 5th 2016 07:00 pm
The Queen City Roller Girls will kick-off 2016, and their 10th season, at 2 p.m. Saturday inside RiverWorks, 359 Ganson St., Buffalo.
Aquarium of Niagara's 'Conservation Conversation' series concludes Jan. 9
Mon, Jan 4th 2016 12:55 pm
In November, the Aquarium of Niagara instituted a new, three-part conservation lecture series titled "Conservation Conversation." Jajean Rose-Burney will give the third and final talk in the series at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9.
Golisano Center displays new exterior signage
Wed, Dec 30th 2015 04:25 pm
Permanent signage was installed this week on the outside of the new Golisano Center for Community Health at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Billoni: Remembering legendary sportswriter Phil Ranallo
Mon, Dec 28th 2015 01:15 pm
I was a 22-year-old rookie sportswriter at the Buffalo Courier-Express in August of 1977 when at precisely 7 p.m. my idol, legendary columnist Phil Ranallo, walked into the sports department.
Phyllis, the 'Morning Sun' starlet, loving her new home
Thu, Dec 24th 2015 07:00 am
Phyllis, a cute Shih-Tzu mix, has been adopted into a new, loving home. This comes after the drama of being abandoned at a shelter, rescued from euthanasia, having surgery at the Lewiston Animal Hospital, and then being chosen for a role in a film.
Ortt: North Tonawanda Police Department uses state funds to ensure public safety
Wed, Dec 23rd 2015 10:10 am
The North Tonawanda Police Department is increasing police presence during Christmas and New Year's Eve with the help of state funds secured by state Sen. Rob Ortt earlier this year.
Attention, industry: Got a problem? Call on UB mathematicians
Tue, Dec 22nd 2015 10:45 am
University at Buffalo mathematicians have received a $600,000 National Science Foundation grant to support an innovative collaboration between their department and companies in banking, security, aerospace technology and other fields.
Youngstown: 'Caroling in the Village' on Wednesday
Sat, Dec 19th 2015 07:00 am
Area residents are invited to the third annual Christmas "Caroling In The Village" at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 23, in Youngstown. The Dory Trading Post, 435 Main St., hosts the event.
15 refugees graduate from Hospitality and Tourism Training Institute
Fri, Dec 18th 2015 09:45 am
A third cohort of participants from Catholic Charities of Buffalo's Immigration and Refugee Assistance Program graduated from the Hospitality and Tourism Training Institute during a ceremony held Dec. 11 at the Hyatt Regency Buffalo.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue's annual 'Heart to Heart' 'Taste of The Niagara Region' fundraiser features 40 restaurants
Wed, Dec 16th 2015 12:05 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue's fourth annual "Heart to Heart" fundraising event, "A Taste of The Niagara Region," will take place from noon until 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St.
Salmon School gives in-depth training at Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo
Tue, Dec 15th 2015 03:25 pm
The Lake Ontario Trout and Salmon Association will host its ninth annual Salmon School Jan. 23, 2016, as part of the annual Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo, at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Hard Rock Cafe awarded Gold in Courier's 2016 Distinguished Dozen
Fri, Dec 11th 2015 03:40 pm
Hard Rock Cafe is taking 2016 by storm after winning big in the National Tour Association's Courier magazine Distinguished Dozen awards program. Hard Rock Cafe took home the Gold Award in the Group-Friendly Restaurant category.
UB takes a bite out of the Empire State
Fri, Dec 11th 2015 10:20 am
Campus Dining and Shops rolled out four new Pride of New York vending machines at the start of the fall semester, each stocked with items made or produced in New York.
Queen City Roller Girls to host charity bout for Family Justice Center at RiverWorks
Thu, Dec 10th 2015 01:40 pm
The Queen City Roller Girls will cap off 2015 with a charity, holiday-themed bout for the Family Justice Center, which covers Western New York and provides free services for domestic violence victims and their children.
Andrea Czopp named communications manager at NTCC
Tue, Dec 8th 2015 10:20 pm
Niagara Tourism & Convention Corp. recently appointed Andrea Czopp to the communications manager position.
Heart of Niagara holds two adoption events Dec. 12
Mon, Dec 7th 2015 12:35 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs at two locations this Saturday.
USA Hockey selects Buffalo Sabres as host of 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship
Fri, Dec 4th 2015 04:15 pm
USA Hockey announced today it has selected the Buffalo Sabres, along with First Niagara Center, HARBORCENTER and Ralph Wilson Stadium, as host for the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation World Under-20 Championship (commonly referred to as the IIHF World Junior Championship).
Meet Santa at Niagara's Honeymoon Sweets
Wed, Dec 2nd 2015 03:05 pm
Matthew O'Donoghue, age 7, of Lewiston, takes a photo with Santa Claus at Niagara's Honeymoon Sweets, 5540 Porter Road, Niagara Falls (across from the old Sam's Club.) Mary Ann Hess owns Niagara's Honeymoon Sweets, which specializes in gourmet chocolates.
NACC Artists and Friends Exhibition opens Dec. 5
Fri, Nov 27th 2015 07:00 am
The Niagara Arts and Cultural Center invites you to check out a wide array of holiday gift ideas at its Artists and Friends Exhibition, Saturday Dec. 5, to Sunday Jan. 10, at the NACC, 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls.
Catholic Health makes $450,000 investment at Mount St. Mary's
Wed, Nov 25th 2015 05:30 pm
With its new affiliation just five months old, Catholic Health and Mount St. Mary's Hospital have announced a major technology investment to enhance patient care and support nursing staff at the Lewiston hospital.
'Nutcracker' on-stage photos
Fri, Nov 20th 2015 01:35 pm
The Greater Niagara Ballet Company's production of "The Nutcracker" continues today at 7:30 p.m. and tomorrow at 2 and 7:30 p.m. at Niagara Falls High School's Performing Arts Center, 4455 Porter Road. Tickets are available at the door. Find photos from the show in our gallery.
Hospice helps patients and families focus on quality of life
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:20 pm
November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Hospices across the country are reaching out to raise awareness about the highest quality care for all people coping with life-limiting illness.
97 Rock's Operation: Rock Out Hunger to begin 10th year
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 08:10 pm
In an effort to provide holiday meals to local families in need, the 10th annual Operation: Rock Out Hunger, presented by 97 Rock and co-sponsored by WKBW-TV Channel 7, will be held from 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, through 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, at the Eastern Hills Mall parking lot, 4545 Transit Road in Williamsville.
 

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