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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.
NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services celebrates new recovery community and outreach center in Buffalo
Tue, Aug 2nd 2016 08:45 pm
New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (NYS OASAS) Commissioner Arlene González-Sánchez visited Buffalo Tuesday to congratulate Lake Shore Behavioral Health Inc., a substance use disorder treatment provider, on its recent award of $1.75 million. The money will be used to create a recovery community and outreach center in Buffalo.
Buffalo Zoo: Lion cubs debut; naming set; ROAR Logistics named 'Big Cats' sponsor
Tue, Aug 2nd 2016 10:45 am
It's all about the big cats at the Buffalo Zoo this week as it plans three cubs' public debut, naming of the cubs, and the addition of a corporate sponsor.
Billoni: Recognizing America, Russell Salvatore
Mon, Aug 1st 2016 11:15 am
On Monday, July 4, America recognized its 240th birthday. Independence Day is a celebration in the United States to commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, which was signed on July 4, 1776, by the Continental Congress.
ECHDC, Outer Harbor Management Group reveal unique new benches created for Wilkeson Pointe
Fri, Jul 29th 2016 02:40 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. and the new Outer Harbor Management Group today showed off the six new benches created by students at The Foundry in Buffalo.
SABAH introduces kickball festival
Fri, Jul 29th 2016 10:15 am
Spirited Athletes Bold at Heart, an organization providing adaptive recreation and physical education for disabled individuals, will host its first kickball festival.
Olcott Beach reopens
Thu, Jul 28th 2016 06:40 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health has rescinded a beach advisory at Olcott Beach. Water quality is once again suitable for recreational swimming.
Artpark presents new public art installations; ''Bower,' 'Earthsong' and 'Percussion Garden' now open
Thu, Jul 28th 2016 01:45 pm
Each year, Artpark offers a variety of public art experiences for visitors of all ages. This year's new installations each include an interactive element and are free to experience during park hours (dawn-dusk daily).
Pegula Sports and Entertainment announces One Buffalo Community Library Card
Wed, Jul 27th 2016 04:15 pm
Pegula Sports and Entertainment, together with the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System, announces the creation of the One Buffalo Community Library Card.
Niagara University's Family Literacy Center presenting free children's stories at Canalside
Wed, Jul 20th 2016 02:10 pm
The "Ultimate Author's Chair" is a new family event that is being be held at Canalside this summer. And, thanks to Niagara University's Family Literacy Center, select faculty, teachers, librarians, pre-service teachers and local authors will be reading stories to children there every Thursday morning through Aug. 25.
Higgins' effort ensures continued funding for Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor
Wed, Jul 20th 2016 02:10 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, led an effort to extend funding for the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor.
Niagara Hospice: 4th annual hospice squash tournament raises record amount
Wed, Jul 20th 2016 02:10 pm
Members of the Buffalo Squash Racquets Association competed in the 4th annual Hospice squash tournament June 1-24 to help support the Jack Beatty Hospice Memorial Cruise and Clambake.
State Parks announces expansion of free learn-to-swim programs at parks this summer
Wed, Jul 20th 2016 02:10 pm
The Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation recently announced New York will provide free learn-to-swim programs to approximately 3,000 children this summer at state parks across New York.
Reclaim Niagara unveils a new approach
Sat, Jul 9th 2016 07:00 am
Reclaim Niagara announced this week it has teamed up with the national online petition organization in a new attempt to present its issues and build support from the community to right "what's wrong" in Niagara Falls.
Feder School of Classical Ballet hosts 'Nutcracker'-themed and Cecchetti summer classes
Fri, Jul 8th 2016 05:00 pm
The Feder School of Classical Ballet will host two summer ballet classes.
Robert Steinjan Sr. Memorial Car Show will benefit new Memorial Cardiac/Stroke Care unit
Thu, Jul 7th 2016 06:55 pm
The family of a Niagara Falls man who was a patient at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is giving back in a big way by holding a benefit car show to raise money for the hospital's new cardiac and stroke care unit.
BPO to play under the stars at Chestnut Ridge Park
Wed, Jul 6th 2016 02:40 pm
The Erie County Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry, in conjunction with the Chestnut Ridge Conservancy, has announced the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will play a free outdoor concert at Chestnut Ridge Park at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 16.
Buy lunch for Buffalo Zoo animals throughout July
Tue, Jul 5th 2016 12:55 pm
The Buffalo Zoo invites patrons to show support for the animals by buying them lunch.
Sabres Street HockeyFest returns Aug. 21
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 11:50 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced registration is now open for Street HockeyFest 2016. The popular street hockey tournament is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 21.
New York bald eagle conservation plan completed
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 11:50 am
State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced a new, comprehensive conservation plan to manage New York's population of the bald eagle.
UAW, AT&T, WNY community help Cell Phones For Soldiers provide troops and veterans with free calls home
Thu, Jun 30th 2016 03:20 pm
Local United Automobile Workers members and its veterans committee teamed up with AT&T to help collect more than 1,500 gently used mobile devices over the past three months, which will now be donated to Cell Phones For Soldiers.
Niagara Falls: 'Summer In Your City' schedule announced
Wed, Jun 29th 2016 04:20 pm
The City of Niagara Falls is hosting and promoting community events throughout the months of July and August. The "Summer In Your City" Series features outdoor events within the city's parks and waterways.
Niagara Hospice: Butterflies and memories take flight
Tue, Jun 28th 2016 10:45 am
Niagara Hospice will hold its 13th annual Memorial Butterfly Release from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, July 16, in the Memorial Gardens located at 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport.
Billoni: Women's Porter Cup champion Josee Doyon embraces life en route to turning pro
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 02:55 pm
Josee Doyon, a 23-years-young native of St. Georges, Quebec, who plays left-handed because she grew up shooting left as a young hockey player, was the 2015 Mid-American Conference Player of the Year in women's golf for Kent State.
Theatre in the Mist presents awards in honor of Lisa Gravel
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 10:45 am
Theatre in the Mist, a local community theater group, recently presented the Lisa Gravel Memorial Performing Arts Scholarship to two students.
UB to celebrate summer with 10th season of 'UB on the Green'
Thu, Jun 23rd 2016 11:35 am
"UB on the Green," the University at Buffalo's free outdoor performance series, is back for a 10th season to celebrate summer in the South Campus neighborhood.
July 4th not so pet-friendly
Thu, Jun 23rd 2016 11:25 am
The Fourth of July is one of the most stressful and potentially dangerous times of the year for pets. While you and your family, friends and neighbors are celebrating the holiday with fireworks, pets are finding these festive activities anything but celebratory.
Hounds & Heroes event to benefit SPCA of Niagara
Wed, Jun 15th 2016 12:10 pm
A local event to honor servicemen and women and first responders is set to take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 25, as the SPCA of Niagara hosts its annual "Hounds & Heroes" fundraiser at Reservoir State Park in Niagara Falls.
Niagara County releases road repairs list
Wed, Jun 15th 2016 12:05 pm
Niagara County's newly appointed highways czar spent several hours late last week briefing county leaders about the county's $1.6-million 2016 road repair plan before releasing the document to the public.
Community Missions' ducks are ready to swim
Tue, Jun 14th 2016 03:55 pm
Community Missions will hold its annual duck race at the Canal Fest of the Tonawandas at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 23. The race will take place in the Erie Canal between Tonawanda and North Tonawanda. Thousands of spectators are expected over the weeklong festival, running Sunday, July 17, through Sunday, July 24.
Memorial's Golisano Center to offer evening care hours
Tue, Jun 14th 2016 03:50 pm
Patients who can't see their doctor during daytime office hours will have a new option beginning June 27: evening hours at the Golisano Center for Community Health.
Chef's Restaurant Motorcycle Poker Run raises $20,000 for Billittier Foundation Charity
Mon, Jun 13th 2016 11:10 am
Louis J. Billittier Jr. wishes to thank the 125 motorcycle riders, and hundreds of supporters and volunteers, who participated in the Louis J. Billittier Foundation Motorcycle Poker Run and Charity Raffle on Saturday.
Summit View hosts local writer
Wed, Jun 8th 2016 04:45 pm
Michele DeLuca, feature editor at the Niagara Gazette, will be a guest of the Summit View Residents Association at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 21.