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Help choose a name for Buffalo Zoo's baby gorilla
Tue, Mar 15th 2016 12:35 pm
The Buffalo Zoo is inviting the community to help choose a name for its new baby gorilla.
Support Wild Kritters of Niagara County
Sat, Mar 12th 2016 07:00 am
Sometime in our own lifetimes we may be in need of help -- the same holds true for our wildlife.
Memorial 'Spreads the Word to End the R-Word'
Wed, Mar 9th 2016 03:30 pm
More than 150 staff members and visitors to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center recently took the pledge to "Spread the Word to End the Word," a campaign supported by the Golisano Foundation urging society to end the use of the R-word.
Islander's spirit inspires Love Fest for young adults facing cancer
Sat, Mar 5th 2016 07:00 am
Kali Korzelius lived with the mantra, "I want to bring life to the people." An event in her memory will do both that and raise money for young people with cancer.
State awards $4.9 million to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 04:45 pm
The New York State Department of Health today awarded three grants totaling $4.9 million to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center in support of a trio of community health care initiatives.
Niagara Falls turns blue: Officials raise awareness for Colon Cancer Awareness Month
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 03:25 pm
Blue light will illuminate Niagara Falls at 10 p.m. tonight in recognition of National Colon Cancer Awareness Month.
Lewiston Lions receive Lions Club International awards
Thu, Mar 3rd 2016 04:20 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions Club completed the Lions International Centennial Challenge, earning Emerald, Sapphire, Ruby and Diamond patches for providing service to the community in the "Engaging our Youth," "Sharing the Vision," "Relieving the Hunger" and "Protecting the Environment" campaigns.
Tom Keefer and Celtic Cross at Ironworks
Wed, Mar 2nd 2016 11:55 am
Tom Keefer and Celtic Cross will take the stage at Buffalo Ironworks at 3 p.m. this Saturday for a matinee show.
Gus Macker event moved to June 4-5
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 09:00 pm
The Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament has moved up a week in the schedule to June 4-5.
FASNY: Volunteer fire service leaders and elected officials call for presumptive cancer coverage
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 07:10 pm
In a powerful display of unity, leaders representing the Firemen's Association of the State of New York, the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs, and the Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York joined together with members of the New York State Senate and Assembly in an effort to extend a helping hand to volunteer firefighters facing a daunting challenge: beating cancer.
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Easter floral sales benefit people with disabilities
Tue, Feb 23rd 2016 02:35 pm
Pre-orders are due March 2 for Easter arrangements from the Niagara Floral Center and Greenhouse of Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara. Items range from $10.99 for lilies to $20/$25 for basket of tropical plants with trim to $25/$30 for a basket of fresh flowers.
Mark Daul: White Deer at Old Seneca Army Depot
Sat, Feb 20th 2016 10:00 am
Sometime back, when our kids were younger, our family was tent-camping-oriented. It was fun and full of memories.
Chamber Gala 2016: Lewiston Business of the Year: Warren's Village Hardware
Sat, Feb 20th 2016 09:30 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Warren's Village Hardware as the recipient of the Lewiston Business of the Year Award.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Fiebelkorn to chair 50th annual Citizen of the Year Awards Dinner
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 10:30 am
This year, the president of the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce, Eric Fiebelkorn, will chair the 50th annual Citizen of the Year Awards, Thursday, April 28, to be held at Byblos Niagara Resort & Spa, with the support of the entire Board of Directors participating in order to make it the best year ever.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue at Walden Galleria Mall
Wed, Feb 17th 2016 02:40 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs Jack, Devers, Maddie and her puppies Ellie, Gidget, Haylee, Izzy and Jenny, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Walden Galleria Mall in Cheektowaga.
Grand Island Board of Education: First budget input session held
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 08:15 pm
Board of Education trustees heard the first news on the 2016-17 budget for the Grand Island Central School District on Monday.
Board ponders public health, safety services for Gus Macker
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 08:15 pm
The town government met again Monday to discuss the proposal by Corey McGowan to hold the Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament June 11 and 12.
Co-chairs of Senate task force on heroin and opioid abuse call for enactment of Laree's Law
Thu, Feb 11th 2016 03:25 pm
In the wake of alarming news reports, where a deadly batch of heroin has led to 23 deaths in Erie County and numerous other overdoses in less than two weeks, Sens. Rob Ortt, George Amedore and Terrence Murphy are calling for the enactment of "Laree's Law."
Amber Small announces campaign for New York State Senate
Thu, Feb 11th 2016 02:30 pm
Community leader and advocate Amber Small today announced her candidacy for the New York State Senate in Erie County's 60th District. Small will seek the Democratic Party's nomination this fall.
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.
 

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