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IMPACT, Buffalo Sabres host public workout at KeyBank Center
Tue, Dec 11th 2018 06:45 pm
IMPACT and the Buffalo Sabres present "The Sweat Before Christmas," a high-intensity workout from 10-11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 24, at KeyBank Center. Members of the public will have the unique opportunity to experience a professional IMPACT workout inside the arena on Christmas Eve, and attend the Sabres game on Feb. 15.
ECHDC issues RFP for North Aud Block redevelopment at Canalside
Mon, Dec 10th 2018 04:40 pm
The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. board of directors met and gave an update on plans for the redevelopment of the North Aud Block, a two-acre parcel at Canalside. A request for proposals (RFP) was issued recently seeking design, bid and construction administrative services related to the development of infrastructure facilities on the northern portion of the former Memorial Auditorium Block, also known as the North Aud Block.
'Scrumdidalyumptious' 'Willy Wonka, Jr.' opens at The NACC
Mon, Dec 10th 2018 12:15 pm
Teals Niagara Theatre will present "Willy Wonka, Jr." Dec. 14-16 at The Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave. Roald Dahl's timeless story of the world-famous candy man comes to life in this stage adaptation of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," featuring songs from the classic family film "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory."
'Santa Con' planned as part of Jingle Falls USA
Wed, Dec 5th 2018 12:50 pm
The Downtown Niagara Falls Business Association (DNFBA) presents its first "Santa Con" roving fundraiser, from 4 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15. Santa Con will begin at the Anchor Bar Niagara Falls (located inside the Holiday Inn Hotel - 114 Buffalo Ave.) and visit four other DNFBA member restaurants and bars.
Aquarium of Niagara welcomes new rescue seal
Fri, Nov 30th 2018 11:15 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara has welcomed "Lumiere" to its family. He is a rescued male harbor seal from the Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach, California.
Memorial Medical Center debuts Life 360
Wed, Nov 28th 2018 03:35 pm
It's a question that has long vexed people striving to lose weight: What do you do if dieting hasn't worked and you aren't ready to consider bariatric surgery?
Make Christmas decorations at History Center's December Family Night
Mon, Nov 26th 2018 07:55 pm
Learn about different types of Christmas ornaments and trimmings, and make a unique decoration with the family to add to holiday collections, as part of the History Center's December Family Night. The event will take place at the Niagara History Center, 215 Niagara St. Lockport, on Tuesday, Dec. 18. The event's guide is local event planner and owner of Small Indulgences, Lesley Mucha.
Polka fans to help St. Luke's Mission of Mercy
Mon, Nov 26th 2018 07:55 pm
Polka music fans are asked to bring winter, holiday and personal items to the annual Christmas sing-along, hosted by Buffalo's Special Delivery Band. Items will benefit St. Luke's Mission of Mercy, an independent mission in the Roman Catholic tradition located in the inner city of Buffalo.
Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University hosts annual 'Holiday Bash'
Mon, Nov 26th 2018 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will host its annual "Holiday Bash" from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7.
Niagara University Opportunity Program presents annual Christmas benefit concert
Mon, Nov 26th 2018 07:00 am
Celebrate the season with the Niagara University Opportunity Program as it presents its annual Christmas benefit concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7,in the Russell Salvatore Dining Commons on campus. The event is free and open to the public, though a free-will offering is suggested. Proceeds will benefit Community Missions. Last year, more than $1,000 was raised to support Community Missions' programs and services.
Memorial Medical Center: Give gift of better health on #GivingTuesday
Fri, Nov 23rd 2018 07:00 am
#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving - a day to step away from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season and consider gifting to causes that make life better for us all.
McMurray issues statement on Erie County voting results
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 10:50 pm
NY-27 congressional candidate Nate McMurray issued the following statement on the Eric County election results on Wednesday, and the next steps for his campaign:
Outdoor ice skating coming to Niagara Falls
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 10:30 pm
As part of Jingle Falls USA, outdoor ice skating is returning to Niagara Falls from Nov. 30 through the holiday season. Residents and tourists alike are welcomed to skate, spend time in the city and check out the many events that Jingle Falls USA has to offer.
Lockport business adds mood to holiday concerts with 'Christmas by Candlelight'
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 07:00 am
Custom lighting design by Lockport Stage Works will create a serene and unique visual mood for "Christmas by Candlelight," presented by Harmonia Chamber Singers.
New York State Parks introduces online Empire Pass renewals at a $10 savings
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 07:00 am
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced the introduction of online renewals for the 2019 Empire Pass, beginning now and continuing through March 31, 2019. By renewing online, customers can now enjoy greater convenience by keeping their card - and receive a special loyalty savings of $10 per card for the 2019 season.
New HAWK signal in Williamsville
Mon, Nov 19th 2018 11:30 am
Motorists and pedestrians will notice a new kind of traffic signal on Main Street in Williamsville beginning today. The HAWK (high-intensity activated crosswalk) signal is in front of the Williamsville Library, allowing pedestrians to cross safely mid-block.
Community Foundation now accepting applications for 2019 Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds
Fri, Nov 16th 2018 08:10 pm
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo is now accepting applications for the 2019 Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds competitive grant process.
Memorial: Portion of 10th Street to be closed Tuesday
Fri, Nov 16th 2018 08:05 pm
The 600 block of 10th Street in front of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will be closed temporarily to thru traffic for both vehicles and pedestrians from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday as a crane is used to deliver an HVAC unit to the roof of the hospital's seven-story Schoellkopf Building (S Building).
Niagara Greenway projects, November meeting announced
Thu, Nov 15th 2018 03:30 pm
The Niagara River Greenway Commission will meet Tuesday, Nov. 20, to determine the consistency of the 62nd round of projects. The meeting will take place at 3 p.m. at the Grand Island Court Room, 2255 Baseline Road. The general meeting will be preceded at 2 p.m. by the business meeting at the WNY Welcome Center on Grand Island.
Memorial awarded state grant to continue breast and prostate cancer peer education program
Wed, Nov 14th 2018 06:10 pm
The New York State Department of Health has approved funding for Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center to continue its successful breast and prostate cancer peer education program.
B Team Buffalo to decorate Buffalo Promise Neighborhood during 'City of Light'
Mon, Nov 12th 2018 12:00 pm
As fall inches closer to winter, many Western New Yorkers will begin to decorate their homes for the holidays. But for some residents, decorating is a luxury. So, for the 11th straight year, hundreds of young volunteers will "brighten" a Buffalo neighborhood out of the kindness of their hearts.
Lance to resign Niagara County Legislature seat
Sat, Nov 10th 2018 12:40 am
Niagara County Legislator Kathryn L. Lance announced she will step down from her seat effective immediately. Lance has been a county legislator since 2012.
Kenan Arts Council to present 38th annual holiday gift show
Fri, Nov 9th 2018 07:00 am
The Kenan Arts Council is gearing up to be an exciting part of the holiday season. For the 38th year, the Kenan Arts Council will host the popular holiday gift show at the Kenan Center, 433 Locust St, Lockport. Dates are 5-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18. Admission is $4.
New York State Office of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Services announces opening of new addiction treatment program for women in Niagara County
Thu, Nov 8th 2018 06:15 pm
The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (NYS OASAS) announced the opening of the Aurora Village Residential Treatment Facility, operated by Horizon Health Services. The 25-bed facility will provide addiction treatment services for women ages 18 and over.
Collins announces annual 'Holiday Mail for Troops' project
Wed, Nov 7th 2018 12:40 pm
Congressman Chris Collins released the following statement on Monday, urging local schools to participate in this year's "Holiday Mail for the Troops" program.
Niagara Falls Community Development awarded Buffalo Bills Foundation flag football grant
Tue, Nov 6th 2018 03:20 pm
Youth flag football is coming to Niagara Falls, thanks to a grant from the Buffalo Bills Foundation. The flag football league will start in July 2019 as part of the department's "Summer In Your City" series.
Jingle Falls Street Hockey Tournament in Niagara Falls
Tue, Nov 6th 2018 03:20 pm
Join Anchor Bar Niagara Falls and the Niagara Falls Community Development Department for the second annual Jingle Falls Street Hockey Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 1.
Volunteers needed to wrap gifts and support people with disabilities
Mon, Nov 5th 2018 01:25 pm
Do you enjoy wrapping gifts? If so, Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara has a volunteer opportunity for you!
Niagara Falls Peacemakers holds first coat drive, announces holiday season giveaways
Fri, Nov 2nd 2018 04:35 pm
The Niagara Falls Peacemakers will respond to the needs of the people by holding free kids' coat drive, in partnership with Dream Homes Property Management, City of Niagara Falls Youth Director Sanquin Starks and Cameron's Transport.
Buffalo: New York State Homes and Community Renewal, Allentown Association celebrate $300,000 award to revitalize Allentown
Thu, Nov 1st 2018 04:30 pm
New York State Homes and Community Renewal Commissioner RuthAnne Visnauskas and Allentown Association on Thursday celebrated projects underway and completed under a $300,000 Buffalo Main Streets Initiative grant, which is working with six property and business owners to complete fa├žade and commercial renovation projects within a few blocks of Allen Street. The Allentown neighborhood is on the local, state and national registries for historic places.
Higgins, Compeer Buffalo announce $2,175,000 in federal grants for mental health first aid training & mentorship programs
Fri, Oct 26th 2018 04:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, has announced two federal grants awarded to Compeer Buffalo to strengthen its mental health assistance programs. The grants total $2,175,000, and were awarded by the Health and Human Services Department's Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs.
AAA: Gas prices drop across region
Mon, Oct 22nd 2018 01:10 pm
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $2.85, down 4 cents from last week. One year ago, the price was $2.46. The New York state average is $2.98 - down 2 cents from last week. A year ago, the state average was $2.65.
Kearns to host fall disability awareness outreach event
Mon, Oct 22nd 2018 01:05 pm
Erie County Clerk Michael P. Kearns and the Erie County Office for the Disabled will hold a special disability awareness outreach day from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Erie County Auto Bureau located in the Eastern Hills Mall, 4545 Transit Road, Clarence. Attendees are asked to use the cinema entrance.
LCA presents 'A Tribute to the Edmund Fitzgerald'
Mon, Oct 22nd 2018 01:05 pm
At 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, the Lewiston Council on the Arts presents "A Tribute to the Edmund Fitzgerald" at the Brickyard Brewing Company, 436 Center St., Lewiston. This multisensory/multimedia tribute will be hosted by artist and Edmund Fitzgerald enthusiast, Thomas Paul Asklar, who will commemorate the 43rd anniversary of the disaster.
DEC: Deer management permits still available for hunters
Mon, Oct 22nd 2018 01:05 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced remaining deer management permits (DMPs) will be available to hunters in several wildlife management units (WMUs) beginning Nov. 1.
Lewiston Presbyterian Church Election Day bazaar
Mon, Oct 22nd 2018 01:05 pm
Lewiston Presbyterian Church will hold and Election Day bazaar from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday Nov. 6, at 505 Cayuga St. The event will include crafts, baked goods, home-canned food, Christmas items and a "Trash & Treasure Table."
'Lockport Blue,' honoring local police, returns early
Fri, Oct 19th 2018 07:15 pm
"Lockport Blue," a communitywide effort to recognize the sacrifices and dedication of police enforcement throughout Niagara County, returns a little early this year. A salute to local enforcement will take place at halftime (approximately 3 p.m.) Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Lockport High School football game at Max Lederer Field behind Emmet Belknap Middle School.
Bannon event planned for Roycroft called off
Fri, Oct 19th 2018 06:50 pm
After what he called "unending attacks and threats of violence and property destruction," Assemblyman David DiPietro on Friday morning called off a planned event at the Roycroft Inn. He was to welcome former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon on Wednesday, Oct. 24.
2019 Niagara Falls Community Development action plan process underway
Thu, Oct 18th 2018 05:25 pm
The Niagara Falls Community Development Department is kicking off the public participation and application phase of the for 2019 Niagara Falls community development action plan. The department welcomes local residents to once again be the most important component of this annual planning effort.
Peace Bridge to go purple for World Polio Day
Thu, Oct 18th 2018 07:00 am
On Wednesday, Oct. 24, the Peace Bridge will glow purple to shine a light on World Polio Day and Rotary's initiative to eradicate this disease.

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