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Russell J. Salvatore celebrates 90th birthday with party at Buffalo Niagara Convention Center
Wed, Apr 19th 2023 10:00 am
Hospitality icon Russell J. Salvatore celebrated his 90th birthday Sunday, April 16, with a spectacular black-tie gala with a "Black and Gold" theme at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.
Attorney General James to host first statewide gun buyback on April 29
Wed, Apr 19th 2023 09:00 am
New York Attorney General Letitia James is hosting the first-ever statewide community gun buyback in New York on Saturday, April 29.
Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Buffalo Chapter invites community to join in Eid celebration
Tue, Apr 18th 2023 05:05 pm
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Buffalo Chapter invites the community to join in an Eid celebration at 10 a.m. Friday, April 21, at Masjid Mahdi, at 9610 Colvin Blvd., Niagara Falls.
Earth Day 2023 coincides with 16th season of Re-Tree plantings
Tue, Apr 18th 2023 07:00 am
Almost 17 years ago, Re-Tree volunteers set out to remedy massive storm-damaged areas of Western New York after the surprise storm on Oct. 12, 2006. It took the program until 2019 to complete the recovery - its 30,000th tree was planted at Canalside that year.
'Resilience: A Buffalo Story' opens at CEPA Gallery
Tue, Apr 18th 2023 07:00 am
On May 12, the Center for Exploratory & Perceptual Arts Inc. will open "Resilience: A Buffalo Story" by Mustafa Hussain.
UPDATED: NCSO attempt to locate teen
Mon, Apr 17th 2023 07:10 pm
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office on Monday announced its attempt to locate a local teen.
Congress members Higgins & Langworthy push to block attempts by regional air carriers to 'circumvent pilot training rules'
Mon, Apr 17th 2023 01:20 pm
Congress members Brian Higgins and Nick Langworthy are "fighting the latest attempt to circumvent flight safety standards put in place following the crash of Flight 3407," Higgins' team said.
Niagara Falls: Restaino announces proposed funding for Schoellkopf Health Center air sterilization project
Mon, Apr 17th 2023 11:05 am
Niagara Falls Mayor Robert Restaino on Monday said he will propose $39,000 in funding be awarded from the Niagara Falls Community Development COVID-19 Fund for an innovative air sterilization project at the Schoellkopf Health Center in Niagara Falls.
UB to host two-and-a half-day Shakespeare workshop exploring race, class and culture
Mon, Apr 17th 2023 10:00 am
The Folger Shakespeare Library, in partnership with the University at Buffalo, the UB Arts Collaboratory, and the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library (B&ECPL), will present a unique two-and-a-half-day local workshop exploring Shakespeare's role in reinforcing and contesting questions of race, class and culture.
Buffalo/Niagara Postal Customer Council meets to strengthen mailing and shipping network
Fri, Apr 14th 2023 07:00 am
The Buffalo/Niagara Postal Customer Council (PCC) recently met at our April monthly meeting.
Buffalo man receives maximum sentence in homicide case, pleads guilty for possession of fentanyl in separate crime
Thu, Apr 13th 2023 08:00 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 33-year-old Cortez Foster of Buffalo was sentenced this morning before Erie County Court Judge Suzanne Maxwell Barnes to 40 years to life in prison. He was sentenced today as a second felony offender.
Niagara Falls Housing Authority announces plan for revitalizing north end of Niagara Falls
Thu, Apr 13th 2023 07:00 am
A continuous project spearheaded by the Niagara Falls Housing Authority moves to revitalize a neighborhood in Niagara Falls that's been described as "forgotten" by residents there.
'Great Battery Roundup': AAA uses Earth Day to collect batteries, help environment & charities
Wed, Apr 12th 2023 06:40 pm
Held in conjunction with Earth Day, the AAA "Great Battery Roundup" is designed to encourage motorists to take old automotive or marine lead-acid batteries to a local collection point where they can be safely recycled and formed into new batteries. AAA Western and Central New York is hosting a convenient program again this year.
FeedMore WNY Foundation announces spring plant sale fundraiser
Wed, Apr 12th 2023 06:35 pm
The FeedMore WNY Foundation's popular plant sale is back in time for spring planting and Mother's Day gifts. From Wednesday, April 12, through Wednesday, April 26, participants have the option to purchase hanging baskets, potted annuals and annual flats. Orders may be placed online at
Council for Older Adults Amateur Art Exhibit announced
Wed, Apr 12th 2023 09:20 am
The Council for Older Adults (COA) in Niagara County invites all Niagara County residents over age 55 to enter the COA Amateur Art Exhibit.
Buffalo Bills safety Jordan Poyer to be honored by MHA at annual dinner on May 4
Wed, Apr 12th 2023 08:55 am
The MHA 2023 Advocacy Award will be presented to Buffalo Bills safety Jordan Poyer at the nonprofit's annual dinner on Thursday, May 4.
Tops raises over $321,000 in 30th year helping JDRF find a cure for Type 1 diabetes
Mon, Apr 10th 2023 05:15 pm
Tops Friendly Markets once again partnered with JDRF as it embarked on a 53rd year to find a cure for Type 1 diabetes (T1D). The campaign, which began Sunday, March 5, and ran through Saturday, March 25, raised $321,000. This was the 30th year Tops has helped run the JDRF campaign at its stores.
National Grid provides more than $150,000 for construction of 22 new electric-vehicle charging stations
Mon, Apr 10th 2023 04:55 pm
National Grid, through its "EV Make-Ready Program," has provided more than $150,000 to support the installation of 22 electric-vehicle charging stations across Western New York within the last year.
'Medicare Spring Into Health' event
Mon, Apr 10th 2023 10:30 am
AAA Western and Central New York is hosting a complimentary "Medicare Spring Into Health" event on Thursday, April 13, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the organization's headquarters, 100 International Drive in Amherst.
DEC issues guidance to reduce conflicts with bears
Mon, Apr 10th 2023 10:15 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) on Friday reminded New Yorkers to remove or secure outdoor food sources that may attract black bears.
Rotary Club of Niagara County Central presents 2nd annual 'Market in the Country' in Wilson
Mon, Apr 10th 2023 07:00 am
The Rotary Club of Niagara County Central presents the second annual "Wilson Market in the Country."
Buffalo man pleads guilty to arson charge for intentionally firing flare gun into Amherst home
Fri, Apr 7th 2023 11:55 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 30-year-old Dino A. Bruscia of Buffalo pleaded guilty this morning before State Supreme Court Justice M. William Boller to one count of arson in the third degree (class "C" felony). The defendant pleaded guilty to the only charge in the indictment against him ahead of a jury trial that was scheduled to begin next week.
Buffalo State Planetarium hosting 'Countdown to Totality' event April 8
Thu, Apr 6th 2023 10:15 pm
A rare total solar eclipse will be visible throughout Western New York on April 8, 2024, and Buffalo State University's Whitworth Ferguson Planetarium is kicking off a yearlong celebration.
Alzheimer's Association holds two-part brunch-and-learn for people with recent diagnosis
Thu, Apr 6th 2023 09:25 am
The Western New York Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association will hold a two-part brunch-and-learn educational series on April 15 and 22 for people who have been diagnosed with memory loss, mild cognitive impairment (MCI), or early stage dementia, and their loved ones.
Buffalo car accident attorney William Mattar announces start of annual 'Drive Distracted, Lives Impacted' awareness campaign
Wed, Apr 5th 2023 08:10 pm
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and William Mattar law offices are once again focused on public safety. The "Drive Distracted, Lives Impacted" campaign raises awareness about the dangers of distracted driving - a problem for all drivers, especially teens and young adults. Severe crashes and fatalities can be caused by distracted driving.
Nationally recognized fashion and race scholar to speak at Buffalo State
Wed, Apr 5th 2023 11:15 am
Kimberly Jenkins, founder, director and principal researcher of the Fashion and Race Database, will share her expertise on inclusion and social justice concerns in the fashion industry at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 13, at Buffalo State University's LoRusso Alumni and Visitor Center. A Q&A session will follow. Her talk is free and open to the public.
Niagara County to host Windsong Mobile Mammography in Ransomville
Wed, Apr 5th 2023 11:10 am
Niagara County Legislator Irene Myers announced Windsong Mobile Mammography will host an event at Heritage Manor of Ransomville on Monday, April 24, to conduct breast cancer screening. Appointments must be scheduled with Windsong prior to the event.
Buffalo man who led multimillion-dollar narcotics conspiracy that stretched from Mexico to Buffalo going to prison for 27 years
Tue, Apr 4th 2023 11:55 pm
U.S. Attorney Trini E. Ross announced today that Adrian Goudelock aka AD, aka Ace, aka Ace Boogs, 40, of Buffalo, who was convicted by a federal jury of conspiring to possess with intent to distribute, and distributing, five kilograms or more of cocaine, attempted possession and possession of five kilograms or more of cocaine, and money laundering conspiracy, was sentenced to serve 324 months in prison by U.S. District Judge John L. Sinatra Jr. Co-defendant Shamar Davis, who was also convicted at trial, was previously sentenced to serve 150 months in prison.
Higgins, People Inc. announce $2 million to expand telehealth for seniors & people with disabilities
Tue, Apr 4th 2023 02:05 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins secured $2 million in the federal 2023 budget to expand and improve telehealth services for Western New York senior citizens, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, people who are deaf and hard of hearing, and people with Alzheimer's. The funding will support People Inc.'s model addressing health equity among vulnerable populations.
Alzheimer's Association, Niagara Pride hold forum for LGBTQ+ seniors and loved ones
Tue, Apr 4th 2023 02:05 pm
In partnership with Niagara Pride, the Western New York Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association will hold a forum about Alzheimer's disease and dementia for LGBTQ+ older adults and their loved ones.
New resource for seniors
Tue, Apr 4th 2023 02:05 pm
The Council for Older Adults and the Dale Association announced the creation of a web page listing all the senior citizen groups/clubs and senior centers in Niagara County, and with contact information and where they meet.
Niagara County declares April 'Donate Life Month'
Mon, Apr 3rd 2023 04:30 pm
The Niagara County Legislature passed a proclamation declaring April "Donate Life Month," as part of the annual nationwide campaign. Throughout the month, those who have saved lives through the gift of a donation are honored, and others are encouraged to consider registering as organ, eye and tissue donors.
Erie County Clerk Kearns urges motorists to register as organ donors
Mon, Apr 3rd 2023 07:00 am
Each year during the month of April, my office is pleased to join Donate Life New York State in celebrating "National Donate Life Month" in an effort to raise awareness of the lifesaving impact of organ, eye and tissue donation, and honoring those who have saved lives through the gift of donation.
'Road Rally' to benefit Niagara County Historical Society
Mon, Apr 3rd 2023 07:00 am
The Niagara County Historical Society will hold its second annual "Road Rally" on June 3. The event is a fundraiser to benefit the Historical Society, and is sponsored by Crosby's.
Election 2023: Monpremier announces candidacy for Erie County Legislature
Fri, Mar 31st 2023 10:40 am
Buffalo resident Stephan Monpremier has announced his candidacy for Erie County legislator in the third legislative district. District No. 3 is a new district that now includes portions of Buffalo and the Town of Tonawanda, as well as the Town of Grand Island and Village of Kenmore.
Buffalo man to serve prison time for attempting to injure victim in shooting in city's Black Rock neighborhood
Fri, Mar 31st 2023 10:05 am
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 24-year-old Abdulla Abdalla, also known as "Dooley," of Buffalo was sentenced Thursday afternoon before Erie County Court Judge Kenneth Case to five years in prison followed by four years of post-release supervision.
Niagara County offering free chronic disease self-management workshop
Fri, Mar 31st 2023 07:00 am
Do you have an ongoing health condition? If you have a chronic illness such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, arthritis or chronic anxiety, please join us for a free chronic disease self-management program (CDSMP) workshop series, beginning Friday, April 14, from 9-11:30 a.m. at The Dale Association, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. The workshop runs for six weeks on Fridays.
Buffawix hosting fundraiser for two charities that helped teen hit by driver
Thu, Mar 30th 2023 09:15 pm
Gabby Kranock was celebrating the end of summer with friends before starting her senior year in high school when her entire world changed in a split second.
Niagara Falls: Restaino launches security camera rebate program to include local not-for-profits organizations
Thu, Mar 30th 2023 09:05 pm
In an effort to help local business owners and not-for-profit organizations increase security at their property, Mayor Robert Restaino has launched a security camera rebate program to now include local not-for-profit incorporated organizations.
NYS: $2.5 million in new funding for additional services to individuals impacted by Buffalo Tops Market shooting
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:35 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced $2.5 million in new state funding for services to individuals impacted by the shooting at the Tops market on Buffalo's east side on May 14, 2022. The Buffalo Urban League will lead a new partnership with Community Health Centers of Buffalo to operate the Buffalo United Resiliency Center with new state funding provided by the New York State Office of Victim Services through June 2025.

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