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Seneca Gaming Corp., Niagara County partner to host COVID-19 vaccine clinics at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Fri, Dec 3rd 2021 04:40 pm
As Western New York continues to experience a rise in the number of positive cases of COVID-19, Seneca Gaming Corp. and Niagara County are teaming together to make vaccines easily accessible for area residents.
Niagara University's Levesque Institute delivers holiday meals to those in need
Tue, Nov 30th 2021 04:50 pm
Niagara University's Levesque Institute for Civic Engagement and its IMPACT program partnered with several community organizations to distribute turkeys and meals to families in need through its Caring in the Community initiative.
AAA urges drivers to safely secure Christmas trees
Mon, Nov 29th 2021 05:10 pm
For those who choose a real Christmas tree, getting the tree home safely is a lot like moving furniture, appliances or other large objects. If not properly secured, a tree can cause vehicle damage, or even worse, it could fly off or out of the vehicle and become a danger to other drivers.
First Night Buffalo to host virtual New Year's Eve celebration for families
Mon, Nov 29th 2021 07:00 am
"First Night Buffalo at Home," sponsored by the Independent Health Foundation in partnership with Oishei Children's Hospital, will feature an entertaining lineup of performances and activities accessible online at www.firstnightbuffalo.org the evening of Dec. 31. First Night family party packs will go on sale at select Tops Friendly Markets in early December.
'Hockey Fights Cancer Night' in Buffalo slated for Nov. 29
Fri, Nov 26th 2021 07:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday announced the team, in partnership with Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, will again take part in the NHL's "Hockey Fights Cancer" program during the team's home game against the Seattle Kraken at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29. As part of an NHL-wide initiative to raise money and awareness for cancer research, the Sabres will host events throughout the night in support of local cancer patients and their charitable organizations. All fans attending the game will receive a Sabres "Hockey Fights Cancer" scarf.
Small Business Saturday: Trait-Carré smells like a winner
Fri, Nov 19th 2021 10:00 am
The philosophy behind Trait-Carré isn't complicated.
Small Business Saturday: Over a century, Wagner's Farm brings more than apples to market
Fri, Nov 19th 2021 08:00 am
It began as a stop at the side of the road. A stand, like so many others seen on countless country roads, that sells homegrown produce. That was over 100 years ago. And as things change, so they stay the same.
People Inc. Artisan's Edge program presents gifts to Memorial
Tue, Nov 16th 2021 04:45 pm
Participants from the People Inc. Artisan's Edge program recently presented paintings to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Sabres, Wegmans, Audacy partner for 'Turkeys for Tickets'
Tue, Nov 16th 2021 04:40 pm
The Buffalo Sabres will partner with Wegmans and Audacy for a Thanksgiving turkey drive on Thursday, Nov. 18, to benefit the Buffalo City Mission and FeedMore WNY.
#GavinStrong: Lew-Port 7th-grade singer supports Gavin Burns, pediatric prosthetics
Fri, Nov 12th 2021 07:00 am
Lewiston-Porter seventh-grade student Makenna Quarantillo staged a benefit concert Saturday at Matt's Music in North Tonawanda. The 13-year-old singer sought to raise funds for pediatric prosthetics. She did this as a tribute to her classmate, Gavin Burns.
Higgins, Poloncarz & Flynn announce $1 million in federal funding to combat domestic violence in Erie County
Tue, Nov 9th 2021 08:05 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and District Attorney John Flynn announced a federal grant totaling $1 million awarded to the Erie County District Attorney's Office.
Holidays with HAL
Mon, Nov 8th 2021 07:00 am
First, the museum will be open for Small Business Saturday on Nov. 27 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and again on Dec. 4-5 for Christmas Walk. We have all 10 of our ornaments and many new books for your Lewiston History friends and family. And the museum will be in Christmas attire.
Aquarium of Niagara harbor seal predicts frigid WNY winter
Fri, Nov 5th 2021 04:40 pm
In a Groundhog Day take on winter, Stryker the harbor seal at the Aquarium of Niagara made his annual winter weather prediction on Friday. Better bundle up, as Stryker predicts a frigid winter in Western New York.
Ice at Canalside to open Nov. 26
Mon, Nov 1st 2021 10:20 am
Be Our Guest Ltd. will open the Ice at Canalside, presented by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York, at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 26.
DHS releases details for fully vaccinated, non-citizen travelers to enter us at land & ferry border crossings
Sat, Oct 30th 2021 11:15 am
On Saturday, the Department of Homeland Security announced non-citizen travelers who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and have appropriate documentation will be permitted to enter the U.S. via land ports of entry (POE) and ferry terminals starting on Nov. 8.
16th annual 'Rock Out Hunger' will help provide food, spread hope to hungry community members
Thu, Oct 28th 2021 03:10 pm
To help neighbors in need have enough to eat this holiday season, "97 Rock," Kaleida Health, WKBW 7 Eyewitness News and FeedMore WNY will host the 16th annual "Operation: Rock Out Hunger" food and fund drive.
Erie County Department of Health announces COVID-19 vaccine booster dose availability
Mon, Oct 25th 2021 07:25 pm
Following authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for COVID-19 vaccine booster doses for certain eligible people, the Erie County Department of Health is experiencing strong demand for booster doses at its clinics.
Vietnam veterans wall, photo exhibit on display at Niagara County Courthouse
Thu, Oct 21st 2021 08:05 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski hosted a brief ceremony on Tuesday to open a display of the Niagara County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall and the "Our Photo Album" exhibit featuring photos taken by Vietnam veterans during their tours of duty. The display will be open at least through Veteran's Day (Thursday, Nov. 11) at the Niagara County Courthouse in Lockport.
Screening new antiviral drugs against COVID-19 just got easier
Thu, Oct 21st 2021 07:55 pm
Nineteen months into the pandemic, the need for antiviral drugs targeted against COVID-19 is clear, given the global persistence of the virus, its ability to rapidly mutate into new variants, and the possibility that it could potentially develop strains resistant to existing drugs or vaccines.
United Way launches 'Show Up United' campaign
Tue, Oct 19th 2021 06:45 pm
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County launched its annual major community giving campaign - "Show Up United" - on Tuesday.
Higgins & Filicetti announce $200,000 COPS grant for Niagara County
Tue, Oct 19th 2021 12:50 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins and Niagara County Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti announced a federal grant totaling $200,000 for Niagara County through the Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS).
Ellen Owens named director of Castellani Art Museum at Niagara University
Sat, Oct 16th 2021 02:10 pm
Artist, educator and arts administrator Ellen Owens was named director of the Castellani Art Museum at Niagara University.
Monumental
Thu, Oct 14th 2021 08:35 pm
It was a beautiful sunny morning for volunteers from the Historical Association of Lewiston as they undertook their annual washing and waxing of two local landmarks last Thursday. The bronze Freedom Crossing and Tuscarora Heroes Monuments were each buffed to a shiny finish.
Leadership transition announced at Botanical Gardens
Fri, Oct 8th 2021 11:20 am
The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens is working through a natural progression within the organization and, after 11 years as president/CEO, David J. Swarts will be transitioning into retirement over the next several months.
October is Car Care Month at AAA
Tue, Oct 5th 2021 09:30 am
October is Car Care Month at AAA Western and Central New York! As the weather cools, AAA reminds motorists that completing a seasonal vehicle checkup can maintain safety and maximize efficiency throughout the fall and winter.
Study: Aerobic exercise after a sport-related concussion speeds recovery in adolescent athletes
Mon, Oct 4th 2021 04:05 pm
Adolescents can speed their recovery after a sport-related concussion and reduce their risk of experiencing protracted recovery if they engage in aerobic exercise within 10 days of getting injured, according to a new University at Buffalo study.
United Way of Niagara annual campaign kickoff honors community members
Fri, Oct 1st 2021 10:00 am
The United Way of Greater Niagara held its annual awards breakfast and campaign kickoff - for the first time in two years - on Friday, Sept. 24, at the Niagara Riverside Resort in Niagara Falls.
Erie County distributes face masks & COVID-19 test kits to schools and school districts
Wed, Sep 29th 2021 12:25 pm
The Erie County Department of Health and Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Services distributed supplies to school districts and non-public schools on Wednesday, to aid in their COVID-19 prevention activities.
Blessing of pets in Youngstown
Tue, Sep 28th 2021 08:30 pm
Pets, and their owners, are invited to Faulkner Park in Youngstown for a special blessing at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 3. The Rev. Barbara Price of St. John's Episcopal Church will mark the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals, with this special event.
Changes coming to Lewiston Christmas Walk weekend
Fri, Sep 24th 2021 07:00 am
Santa Claus is coming to town - and he's bringing some extra goodies this year.
120 pop-up vax sites over 12 weeks part of state's #VaxtoSchool campaign to increase rates among younger New Yorkers
Tue, Sep 21st 2021 06:35 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced 120 new #VaxtoSchool pop-up vaccination sites will take place across New York over a 12-week-period as part of the #VaxtoSchool campaign to increase vaccination rates among younger New Yorkers.
Ice rink returning to Village of Lewiston
Tue, Sep 21st 2021 10:30 am
The Lewiston Family Ice Rink will return to Academy Park this winter, just in time for the holidays.
'Hollowed Harvest' opening in Lockport
Mon, Sep 20th 2021 10:10 am
The "Hollowed Harvest" is opening at the Niagara County Fairgrounds on Friday, Sept. 24.
Scholarship fund receives donation from recycling efforts at Erie County Fair
Tue, Sep 14th 2021 09:00 pm
The Erie County Fair continues its partnership with the Can Bottle Return Co. of Hamburg to collect and recycle the returnable cans, bottles and glasses used at the annual event. The items were collected on a daily basis at the Erie County Fair from the designated containers placed around the grounds totaling 45,000 items.
Country superstar Cole Swindell to perform at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Mon, Sep 13th 2021 02:35 pm
One of country music's brightest rising stars is headed for Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino. Cole Swindell will perform inside the Seneca Niagara Events Center at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. this Friday, Sept. 17, and start at $45.
'Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience' extending Buffalo stay
Fri, Sep 10th 2021 10:55 pm
Since its opening last month, "Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience," presented by Empire State Concerts, has charmed audiences across Western New York and beyond as guests have explored Vincent Van Gogh's own thoughts, words and brush strokes through awe-inspiring animated projections.
Old Fort Niagara to host grand encampment of American Revolution
Fri, Sep 10th 2021 01:45 pm
On Sept. 18-19, the American Revolution returns to Western New York in a big way. Three of the largest 18th century reenactment organizations in North America will converge on Old Fort Niagara in Youngstown for a weekend of large-scale battle reenactments, living history camps and other educational activities. The theme of the event will be "Raid and Retribution" focusing on the Revolution on the New York frontier.
WNY aiding Afghan evacuees
Fri, Sep 3rd 2021 12:50 pm
Refugee resettlement agencies in Buffalo have agreed to receive 350 Afghanistan evacuees. Congressman Brian Higgins is pushing for emergency funding to ensure Afghan evacuees have access to the full range of services available through the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Refugee Resettlement.
Artpark to present new public artworks
Thu, Sep 2nd 2021 10:30 am
Artpark & Company will unveil two new public artworks: interactive installations "Murmuration" by SO - IL studio, and mural "Unity in Diversity" by Muhammad Z Zaman. Both pieces will be on display, free and open to the public, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns to the road; returns to Buffalo this holiday season
Mon, Aug 30th 2021 10:40 am
Multi-Platinum, progressive rock group Trans-Siberian Orchestra on Monday announced its anticipated winter tour will be back for 2021. In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the group's landmark album, "Christmas Eve and Other Stories," this year's multisensory extravaganza kicks off on Wednesday, Nov. 17, with performances in Green Bay and Council Bluffs, and will visit 59 cities for 99 performances across America, before concluding Thursday, Dec. 30, in Cleveland and St. Louis.
 

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