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The Land Conservancy joins community partners to celebrate Niagara Gorge at GorgeFest
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 12:25 pm
The Land Conservancy is teaming up with New York State Parks, the Niagara River Greenway, the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, the Buffalo Museum of Science, and more than a dozen local environmental organizations for a one-day celebration of the Niagara Gorge and its unique river.
Buffalo History Museum debuts new Stitch Buffalo exhibit
Mon, Jun 13th 2022 03:40 pm
The Buffalo History Museum has debuted a new exhibit by Stitch Buffalo, "Creative Journeys: Celebrating the Art of Refugee Women in Western New York."
Historic Palace Theatre presents '42nd Street'
Mon, Jun 13th 2022 03:40 pm
"42nd Street" - the big, bright tap-dancing extravaganza - is set to take Lockport by storm!
UB study presents 'critical step forward' in understanding Parkinson's disease - and how to treat it
Mon, Jun 13th 2022 03:05 pm
A new study led by a researcher in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo has important implications for developing future treatments for Parkinson's disease (PD), a progressive nervous system disorder that affects movement and often includes tremors.
Buffalo executives & companies make 'bold commitments' to heart & brain health
Mon, Jun 13th 2022 03:05 pm
On the 98th anniversary of the founding of the American Heart Association, Buffalo-area leaders are making bold commitments to stand with the association as it drives toward its 2024 "Impact Goal," which is focused on improving cardiovascular health for all while identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.
'Road Rally' to benefit Niagara County Historical Society
Mon, Jun 13th 2022 01:10 pm
The Niagara County Historical Society will hold its second annual "Road Rally" fundraising event on July 9.
HEALTHeLINK & Population Health Collaborative announce affiliation
Fri, Jun 10th 2022 04:25 pm
HEALTHeLINK, the health information exchange (HIE) for Western New York, announced an affiliation agreement with Population Health Collaborative (PHC) to drive higher quality care, control costs, and improve the health and wellness of the people in Western New York.
Niagara County: Façade program will have big impact in Niagara Falls, Town of Niagara
Fri, Jun 10th 2022 04:20 pm
The Niagara County façade program (NCFP) will have a significant impact in helping small businesses in Niagara Falls and the Town of Niagara, according to the four county legislators who represent the area.
Higgins announces student winners of Congressional Art Competition
Fri, Jun 10th 2022 04:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the winners of the annual Congressional Art Competition. The top winner will have their art displayed in the halls to the Capitol Building and will also receive two tickets from Southwest Airlines to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony to be held in Washington, D.C., at the end of June (alongside young artists from across the country).
Memorial announces outpatient nutrition program
Tue, Jun 7th 2022 10:45 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will now offer a nutrition program in the Summit Orthopaedic Center, located in suite 700 of the Summit Healthplex (6934 Williams Road, Niagara Falls). Starting June 8, outpatient registered dietitian Diana Korzhukova, M.S., R.D., C.D.N., will see patients at the center for nutrition counseling every Wednesday.
Niagara Arts Guild visiting Castellani Art Museum
Mon, Jun 6th 2022 07:00 am
The Niagara Arts Guild invites area artists to celebrate the opening of the Castellani Art Museum on the Niagara University campus with a guided tour of permanent and new exhibits at 4 p.m. Friday, June 10.
LISC Western New York deploys $500,000 in grants to east Buffalo small businesses to help stabilize, heal & rebuild
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 08:35 pm
In the wake of the east Buffalo shooting, local community development nonprofit LISC Western New York is deploying what it is calling "groundswell grants" to dozens of Black-owned and Black-led nonprofits and small businesses in the community.
SBA and SCORE Buffalo Niagara to present 25th annual Straight Talk Conference
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 05:05 pm
The U.S. Small Business Administration Buffalo District Office and the SCORE Buffalo Niagara Chapter will host Straight Talk 2022 on Saturday, June 18, at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. This is the 25th presentation of this program, which has attracted thousands of participants from Western New York over the years.
Support available for LGBTQIA+ community to achieve freedom from nicotine
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 04:50 pm
As the LGBTQIA+ community celebrates Pride Month this June, the New York State Smokers' Quitline offers its solidarity and resources to achieve better health. For those seeking freedom from addiction to tobacco and vape products, and for their health care professionals and allies, new customized flyers and cards are available by visiting the print materials section online at
Explore & More offers 'pay what you wish' every Saturday in June
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 04:05 pm
Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum is offering "pay what you wish" admission, every Saturday in June, for everyone!
New York to host 2025 world canals conference
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 04:05 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday announced New York state was selected by Inland Waterways International as the host of the 2025 World Canals Conference, an event that brings together hundreds of canal and inland waterway enthusiasts, professionals and scholars from around the world to learn about a variety of topics related to canals. The 2025 conference will be held in Buffalo as the state commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Erie Canal's opening there in 1825.
$15 million in funding to support development of new integrated supported housing for people with developmental disabilities
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 09:50 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday announced the release of an Integrated supportive housing application available to qualifying service providers and housing developers. The 2022 funding opportunity, to be administered by the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, will award $15 million in capital funding to expand access to affordable, accessible, non-certified supportive housing options for people with developmental disabilities.
Beechwood to host free community events throughout summer
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 09:25 am
Beechwood Continuing Care will host various outdoor events throughout this summer. Thanks to the support of M&T Bank and Lamparelli Construction, these events will be free for the whole community. The series of events fall under what is being called "Summer at the Beech," and will all take place on the Beechwood campus at the corner of Millersport Highway and North Forest. These events will include:
Over 500 free classes at locations throughout WNY, as 'Fitness in the Parks' returns for 11th season
Wed, Jun 1st 2022 12:50 pm
Are you ready for some fitness? Independent Health is kicking off the 11th season of "Fitness in the Parks," the largest and longest running outdoor fitness program in Western New York, on June 1. Presented in partnership with the YMCA Buffalo Niagara and the Jamestown YMCA, this free outdoor fitness program includes yoga, Pilates, Zumba, kickboxing, cardio dance and several other fitness classes.
Oil prices shoot up: High oil prices may stall any relief at the pump
Tue, May 31st 2022 01:55 pm
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $4.62, up 2 cents from last Tuesday. One year ago, the price was $3.05. The New York state average is $4.93, no change since last week. A year ago, the NYS average was $3.08.
Happening at the NACC
Tue, May 31st 2022 01:40 pm
Upcoming events at the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls:
New York State Park Police update on incident at Whirlpool State Park
Tue, May 31st 2022 10:10 am
The following press release was submitted Sunday evening by the New York State Park Police:
Niagara County Office for the Aging to host 2 events as part of Elder Abuse Awareness Month
Mon, May 30th 2022 07:00 am
With the month of June recognized nationally as Elder Abuse Awareness month, Niagara County is hosting two events for local senior citizens to help with abuse awareness and prevention, according to Darlene DiCarlo, director of the county's Office for the Aging.
St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral to hold two special services in June
Mon, May 30th 2022 07:00 am
St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral, located at 139 Pearl St., Buffalo, will celebrate special choral and instrumental music at their Pentecost and Trinity Sunday services.
Buffalo Together Community Response Fund announces efforts to address community need after Jefferson Avenue tragedy
Fri, May 27th 2022 01:35 pm
The Buffalo Together Community Response Fund, established in the wake of the mass shooting at the Tops Market on Jefferson Avenue earlier this month, will begin to distribute initial support to 70 Black-led organizations that have "a meaningful and long-term presence in the community, and that are working on the front lines to address urgent community need in the aftermath of the tragedy."
NYS agriculture commissioner announces emergency funds directed to Buffalo community to combat food insecurity in wake of shooting
Fri, May 27th 2022 10:30 am
New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball announced New York state has directed emergency funds to help combat food insecurity in the Buffalo community, exacerbated by the May 14 supermarket shooting and closure of the market, which had been a lifeline in a neighborhood already considered to be a food desert.
Just Tell One launches new website experience in alignment with May's Mental Health Awareness Month
Thu, May 26th 2022 08:10 pm
Just Tell One - a public awareness initiative of Mental Health Advocates (MHA) of WNY - has launched its new website to coincide with May's recognition as Mental Health Awareness Month. The refreshed site provides an interactive database of mental and behavioral health resources across Western New York's eight counties.
Canalside project to receive $300,000 National Grid Economic Development Grant
Thu, May 26th 2022 08:10 pm
National Grid has provided an economic development grant in the amount of $300,000 to fund the Heritage Point project in the City of Buffalo. The funding was provided through the company's portfolio of economic development programs, which was designed to support a variety of initiatives that bolster the area economy. These initiatives include brownfield remediation, restoration of longtime vacant buildings, and facility upgrades, to name a few.
National Grid warns customers of potential scams
Thu, May 26th 2022 08:10 pm
National Grid encourages its customers to be vigilant and protect their personal information, as reports of utility billing and payment scams increase across upstate New York.
Community Resource Center remains open to provide support and services to residents impacted by violence
Thu, May 26th 2022 08:10 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn reminds residents the Community Resource Center is open to provide trauma-informed support and immediate services to residents who have been impacted by the Jefferson Avenue tragedy and the continued closure of Tops Friendly Markets.
Erie County Department of Health updates COVID-19 vaccine schedule
Wed, May 25th 2022 10:40 am
The Erie County Department of Health is announcing changes to its existing COVID-19 vaccine clinic schedule. Starting Wednesday, June 1, the COVID-19 vaccine clinic sites at SUNY Erie Community College South in Orchard Park and at the Delavan Grider Community Center in Buffalo will close permanently.
Independent Health: Donate essential items for Tops/Jefferson Ave. neighborhood residents
Tue, May 24th 2022 04:05 pm
Independent Health welcomes community members wishing to donate essential non-food items to aid the residents of the Tops Friendly Markets Jefferson Avenue neighborhood to make donations at any of the three Western New York Independent Health Medicare Information Centers Tuesday, May 31, through Friday, June 3.
City of Niagara Falls traveler advisory for Hyde Park Blvd.
Tue, May 24th 2022 04:05 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation announced a new High-Intensity Activated Crosswalk (HAWK) signal is scheduled to be activated on Hyde Park Boulevard (New York Route 61) in the City of Niagara Falls.
NYPA hydropower allocation to support creation of 200 jobs at General Motors Plant in Lockport
Tue, May 24th 2022 03:00 pm
The New York Power Authority board of trustees approved a low-cost hydropower award to General Motors Components Holdings, a subsidiary of General Motors, that will support nearly 1,450 jobs - 200 newly created - at its plant in Lockport. The Niagara hydropower will support a $137 million investment by the firm that will enable the production of critical components for electric motors at its Western New York location.
Niagara County Department of Health reports rabid fox in City of Niagara Falls
Tue, May 24th 2022 02:40 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health confirmed a rabid fox on College Avenue in the City of Niagara Falls on Monday.
Buffalo Sabres Foundation to donate $100,000 to Resource Council of WNY
Mon, May 23rd 2022 11:30 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced the Buffalo Sabres Foundation will donate $100,000 to the Resource Council of WNY, which operates the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation Community Center at 347 E. Ferry St., Buffalo. The donation will support staffing and programming at the center.
Niagara County DPW to hold public meeting on Rapids and Raymond Road construction
Mon, May 23rd 2022 11:30 am
The Niagara County Department of Public Works announced a public meeting regarding the upcoming road construction project on Rapids and Raymond roads, between Dysinger and Tonawanda Creek.
Voccio to lead gorge hike
Mon, May 23rd 2022 09:55 am
Niagara County Legislator Chris Voccio will lead a Niagara River Gorge hike from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 4.
Niagara Regional Theatre Guild presents 'Brigadoon'
Mon, May 23rd 2022 09:55 am
The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild proudly presents the Lerner and Loewe classic musical "Brigadoon" at the Ellicott Creek Playhouse, 550 Ellicott Creek Road, Tonawanda.
Motorcyclist killed in Niagara Falls Blvd. crash
Mon, May 23rd 2022 09:50 am
On Sunday, shortly before 6 p.m., Niagara Falls Police responded to the 7000 block of Niagara Falls Boulevard for a two-vehicle crash involving a tow truck and a motorcycle.

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