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Moving Day shows how movement helps battle Parkinson's
Wed, Sep 21st 2016 01:05 pm
The National Parkinson Foundation of Western New York (NPFWNY) celebrated its fifth annual Moving Day on Sunday, Sept. 11. Approximately 650 participants filled Coca Cola Field before departing on this fundraising walk along Buffalo's waterfront.
UB Center for the Arts Executive Director Thomas Burrows announces retirement
Tue, Sep 20th 2016 05:35 pm
Thomas Burrows, executive director of the University at Buffalo's Center for the Arts, has announced his retirement after 20 years leading the organization. He will depart the UBCFA on Sept. 30.
Volunteer opportunities at Hospice
Mon, Sep 19th 2016 03:20 pm
Niagara Hospice is recruiting volunteers to attend the next hospice volunteer training scheduled for 5 p.m. Oct. 4-5.
State Parks announces pheasant hunt lottery
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 03:25 pm
The Niagara Frontier Region of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has announced the permit lottery for the 2016 pheasant-hunting season will take place Monday, Oct. 3.
Darryl Whitcomb at The Lighthouse in Lockport
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 03:20 pm
Starfield recording artist Darryl Whitcomb debuts at The Lighthouse Café, 555 Davison Road Lockport, at 7 p.m. Saturday.
Niagara University set to celebrate 200th anniversary of Vincentians in America
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 03:15 pm
The first Vincentian university established in the U.S. has scheduled a full slate of events to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the arrival of the Vincentians in America.
Niagara County Historical Society sites Join Smithsonian Magazine's 12th annual 'Museum Day Live!'
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara History Center and Erie Canal Discovery Center will open their doors free of charge on Saturday, Sept. 24, as part of Smithsonian magazine's 12th annual "Museum Day Live!"
Empower announces free theater program for children with autism spectrum disorder
Wed, Sep 14th 2016 02:55 pm
Empower, the not-for-profit organization formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy, will a free, 10-week series of theater workshops for children with autism spectrum disorder.
New Aquarium of Niagara events
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 06:00 pm
On Saturday, Sept. 17, and Sunday, Sept. 18, the Aquarium of Niagara will present two family-friendly events.
Buffalo Sabres: Season kick-off luncheon set for Oct. 12
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 04:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team's season kick-off luncheon, presented by CTMS Travel, will take place Wednesday, Oct. 12. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Buffalo Sabres Foundation.
Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission to host third annual banquet of hope
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission will host its third annual fundraising banquet to celebrate and support the work it's accomplished.
Wishes for a Warrior to support Mary Dunbar-Daluisio
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 07:00 am
Fuccillo Automotive Group will host Wishes for a Warrior, a fundraiser for Mary Dunbar-Daluisio, from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Radisson Niagara Grand Island, 100 Whitehaven Road.
Crean named director of World Junior Championship
Sat, Sep 10th 2016 11:35 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced Friday that Rob Crean was named director of World Junior Championship for the organization. In his new role, Crean will oversee the day-to-day operations of the IIHF World Junior Championship, taking place in Buffalo from Dec. 26, 2017, to Jan. 6, 2018.
Moving Day shows how movement helps battle Parkinson's
Thu, Sep 8th 2016 12:00 pm
Coca Cola Field will come alive this weekend with the National Parkinson Foundation of Western New York's fifth annual Moving Day. More than 1,000 people are expected to fill the centerfield pavilion area on Sunday, Sept. 11.
NACC holds fundraiser for Italy
Mon, Sep 5th 2016 07:00 am
At 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, the community is invited to "Eat 4 Italy," a fundraiser for the Italian earthquake victims. Tickets are $20. The event will be held at the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls.
NT Fall Fest vendor and crafter applications now available
Sat, Sep 3rd 2016 07:00 am
The North Tonawanda Department of Youth, Recreation & Parks, in conjunction with Christian Academy of Western New York, is seeking crafters and vendors for the fifth annual North Tonawanda Fall Festival to be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at 789 Gilmore Ave.
Gliding Stars of Western New York announces 2016-17 season
Fri, Sep 2nd 2016 07:00 am
Gliding Stars founder and president, Elizabeth O'Donnell, has announced opening dates for the 2016-2017 season.
State Department of Transportation issues ADA transition plan
Thu, Sep 1st 2016 05:45 pm
New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Matthew Driscoll announced the draft update to the department's Americans with Disabilities Act transition plan is available for review and comment.
Historic Riviera Theatre hosts Gene Wilder Tribute
Wed, Aug 31st 2016 02:40 pm
The Historic Riviera Theatre is saddened to hear of the passing of movie icon Gene Wilder. To pay tribute to Wilder, the Historic Riviera Theatre will feature "Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory" (1971) at 5 p.m. and "Blazing Saddles" (1974) at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, on the venue's silver screen.
UB Center for the Arts announces fall 2016 performances
Tue, Aug 30th 2016 11:35 am
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, announces its fall 2016 season. Tickets are on sale now at the Center for the Arts box office.
Village of Lewiston Recreation Department hosts program fair
Mon, Aug 29th 2016 12:05 pm
The Village of Lewiston Recreation Department is sponsoring a recreation program fair during the community yard sale on Saturday, Sep. 17, at the Red Brick Municipal Building, 145 N. Fourth St.
Roadwork begins on Losson Road
Mon, Aug 29th 2016 10:55 am
The Erie County Department of Public Works' Highways Division announced late last week that road resurfacing work is set to begin today on Losson Road in Cheektowaga.
Mary Wilson, Ken Garbarino to be honored at 2016 Kaleida ball
Fri, Aug 26th 2016 03:55 pm
Mary Wilson and Kenneth Garbarino, M.D., will be honored with the "Spirit Award" at the 2016 Kaleida Ball, the health system's signature fundraising event.
Western New York Land Conservancy to celebrate 25 years of conservation success at annual gala
Thu, Aug 25th 2016 12:20 pm
From 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, the Western New York Land Conservancy will host its annual gala in the Golden Ballroom at Statler City. The event will celebrate 25 years of conserving this region's special places.
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.
Contract awarded to restore Seneca Bluffs natural habitat park
Tue, Aug 23rd 2016 06:35 pm
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $1.34 million contract to Tidewater Inc. of Elkridge, Maryland, to restore aquatic and nearshore habitat at the Seneca Bluffs Natural Habitat Park located along the Buffalo River in Buffalo.
Niagara Falls Urgent Care hosts local community health fair
Mon, Aug 22nd 2016 02:30 pm
Niagara Falls Urgent Care is organizing and hosting a community health fair on Saturday, Aug. 27, at 3117 Military Road, near the Casa Nova Restaurant in the Town of Niagara. The festivities will begin at 10 a.m. and continue until 3 p.m.
Western New York Urology Associates, Cancer Care of Western New York to host prostate screening event
Mon, Aug 22nd 2016 10:45 am
Western New York Urology Associates, and Cancer Care of Western New York are hosting a prostate screening event on from 9 a.m. until noon Saturday, Aug. 27, at Johnnie B. Wiley Stadium, 1100 Jefferson Ave., Buffalo.
Cambria Volunteer Fire Co. to host community events
Sat, Aug 20th 2016 07:00 am
The Cambria Volunteer Fire Co. is gearing up to host two community events this month.
UB pharmacy school, Mallinckrodt partner to provide 20,000 drug disposal pouches to WNY community
Wed, Aug 17th 2016 09:10 pm
To help families discard their old or unwanted medicine, the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SPPS) and Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals will partner to distribute 20,000 Deterra Drug Deactivation Systems to the Western New York community.
Arts Services Initiative of WNY announces 2017 community arts, arts education, and individual artist grants available for Erie, Niagara counties
Mon, Aug 15th 2016 03:00 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York recently announced the application process for New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization regrants (NYSCA Department of Environmental Conservation) in Erie and Niagara counties, with a new online application process and expanded arts education eligibility to include after-school programs.
'Furmeggedon' is coming
Mon, Aug 15th 2016 01:45 pm
The SPCA of Niagara will host "Furmeggedon: The Dog Wash" from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at 2100 Lockport Road, Niagara Falls.
Historic Riviera Theatre 'official screening location' for CBC's 'The Tragically Hip: A National Celebration'
Mon, Aug 15th 2016 10:10 am
The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center will serve as an official screening location for Saturday's CBC broadcast of "CBC and The Tragically Hip presents 'The Tragically Hip: A National Celebration' " broadcast live from Kingston, Ontario. The event begins 8:30 p.m. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m.
Niagara County Peach Festival to accept 2015 ride tickets
Sat, Aug 13th 2016 07:00 am
Niagara County Peach Festival Chairman Alan Hastings has announced ride tickets purchased for the 2015 festival will be honored at this year's event.
'Rockin' the Park': Niagara Falls Memorial to hold free concert in Schoellkopf Park
Thu, Aug 11th 2016 07:00 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will show a little love to the Niagara community on Thursday, Aug. 18, with a summer celebration in Schoellkopf Park.
Aquarium of Niagara offers extended hours Aug. 26
Tue, Aug 9th 2016 09:50 am
On Friday, Aug. 26, the Aquarium of Niagara will hold its second "Friday Night Lights" extravaganza.
ECC celebrates second summer harvest at Canalside-set Learning Garden
Mon, Aug 8th 2016 04:50 pm
Last summer, faculty inside Erie Community College's culinary arts department were able to incorporate farm-to-table teaching into their program's curriculum via a new Canalside-set Learning Garden, cornered off Buffalo's Main Street and shaded by the city's Skyway.
Old Falls Street announces additional free programming in August
Thu, Aug 4th 2016 05:40 pm
The summer may be winding down, but Old Falls Street continues to host additional free programming on Friday afternoons in August.
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.
Trio of new physicians meeting demand for more women's services
Thu, Aug 4th 2016 02:20 pm
A major need for more women's health services in Niagara County has prompted Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center to hire more OB/GYN physicians and open a second facility.

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