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Josh Allen challenges fans to help match his $117,000 donation to Oishei Children's Hospital
Sat, May 25th 2024 12:40 pm
117 holes of golf probably sounds like a lot ... because it is!
United Way of Greater Niagara celebrates successful 'Battle of the Banks' fundraising event
Fri, May 24th 2024 12:10 pm
The United Way of Greater Niagara is thrilled to announce the overwhelming success of its "Battle of the Banks" fundraising event, held Wednesday at Brickyard Brewing Company in Lewiston. The event brought together local banks, community members and supporters in a spirited competition to raise funds for vital community youth programs.
Castellani Art Museum unveils 'Colors Sing to Me: The Life and Art of Polly King'
Mon, May 20th 2024 12:50 pm
The Castellani Art Museum, in collaboration with the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area, is honored to present "Colors Sing to Me: The Life and Art of Polly King." This exhibition, which spans May 22 to Sept. 1, stands as a poignant homage and homecoming for an artist deeply intertwined with the heart and history of Niagara Falls.
Taste of Buffalo announces participating restaurants for its annual festival
Thu, May 16th 2024 01:20 pm
The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops announced 44 restaurants and food trucks and four wineries will participate in the 41st annual celebration of Buffalo's food scene, which will be held July 13 and 14 along Delaware Avenue and Niagara Square in downtown Buffalo.
Shea's Performing Arts Center announces 2024-25 Frey Electric Season at Shea's 710 Theatre
Wed, May 15th 2024 08:30 pm
Shea's Performing Arts Center is proud to announce the 2024-25 Frey Electric Season at Shea's 710 Theatre. The season opens during the Theatre District Association's annual "Curtain Up" celebration and includes "Disney's Newsies" produced by the D'Youville Kavinoky Theatre; "Forbidden Broadway," presented by Shea's and Albert Nocciolino; "Dial M for Murder," directed by Road Less Traveled Productions; and "Legally Blonde" produced by MusicalFare Theatre.
Niagara County Legislator Christopher McKimmie secures funding for AEDs to enhance community safety
Wed, May 15th 2024 08:30 am
Niagara County Legislator Christopher McKimmie secured $3,500 in Community Partnership Funds to purchase automated external defibrillators (AEDs) for the Niagara Falls Police Athletic League (PAL). A check was presented to Niagara PAL Board President Phil Mohr and Treasurer Joe Maggi at A board meeting on Monday.
Village of Lewiston Board OKs several summer events
Fri, May 10th 2024 09:05 am
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston signed off on a series of summertime events as part of their work session on Monday. Included:
Jagow to receive 19th annual Key to the Locks Award
Tue, Apr 30th 2024 03:35 pm
The Rev. Wayne Jagow has been named the recipient of the 19th annual Key to the Locks Award. Organizers said Jagow was nominated and chosen for a lifetime of volunteer community service to residents and organizations of Niagara County.
Castellani Art Museum presents 'Legacy in Pixels: AI Inspired by CAM's Treasures'
Mon, Apr 29th 2024 01:40 pm
The Castellani Art Museum (CAM) at Niagara University is proud to announce the opening of "Legacy in Pixels: AI Inspired by CAM's Treasures," a student pop-up exhibition that showcases the unique intersection of traditional art and cutting-edge artificial intelligence (AI).
Erie County Fair & James E. Strates Shows commemorate 100-year partnership
Mon, Apr 29th 2024 12:15 pm
Today marks 100 days until the 2024 Erie County Fair!
DiMino's Lewiston Tops adds LEGO section
Fri, Apr 26th 2024 11:00 am
The DiMino family has long supported family playtime and activities in the River Region, whether it be sponsoring events, hosting gatherings or expanding the Academy Park bandshell. That commitment has grown with the recent addition of a large LEGO section inside of Tops.
Jazz Festival Scholarship application available online
Tue, Apr 23rd 2024 04:30 pm
The Lewiston Jazz Festival Inc. board of directors will offer a $1,000 scholarship to an Erie County or Niagara County high school/college student who will begin or continue their music studies as a full-time student at a college or university.
New Hallmark Channel film shines spotlight on Niagara Falls
Tue, Apr 23rd 2024 11:55 am
The Hallmark Channel creates movies in picturesque locations around the world, treating viewers to magnificent bodies of water, sprawling beaches, lush green space, massive mountains, striking foliage - and, just recently, Niagara Falls.
2023-24 Buffalo Sabres season recap
Thu, Apr 18th 2024 08:45 pm
Niagara County partners with Sunnking for electronics recycling
Thu, Apr 18th 2024 08:40 pm
With Earth Day celebrated nationally this Monday, April 22, Niagara County is getting a jump on the festivities by partnering with Sunnking to host an electronics recycling event in Niagara Falls on Saturday. This is a free event open to all Niagara County residents, but registration is required.
Hochul celebrates New York state parks and historic sites centennial
Thu, Apr 18th 2024 12:05 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul today celebrated the centennial of the State Council of Parks establishment on April 18, 1924. Landmarks across the state will be illuminated in "parks green" and "centennial gold," while a special centennial flag will be raised at parks and historic sites across the state to commemorate the day.
Hochul announces record tourism numbers during total solar eclipse
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 02:05 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced record-setting tourism numbers in New York from April 6-9 as visitors arrived for the total solar eclipse. Nearly 1 million people visited New York State Parks over that period, an increase of 45% compared to last year.
Eclipse offers memorable moments
Tue, Apr 9th 2024 11:00 am
The solar eclipse fought its way through the clouds across Western New York on Monday.
Niagara County Youth Bureau accepting applications for prospective sites for Summer Food Service Program
Tue, Apr 9th 2024 10:05 am
The Niagara County Youth Bureau will return as a sponsor for the 2024 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). This program ensures that children who are economically disadvantaged continue to receive nutritious meals during summer vacation. Meals are comparable to the National School Breakfast and National School Lunch Programs (NSBP and NSLP, respectively) throughout the school year.
New Quicklee's plaza sign installed
Fri, Apr 5th 2024 07:00 am
Motorists on the thruway passing by the Porter-Packard exit will now see a large pole sign for the new Quicklee's travel center plaza. The marker, which denotes a Tim Hortons and a truck and bus wash, was installed on Thursday.
Date set for 3rd annual Col. Bruce Sutherland Golf Tournament
Fri, Apr 5th 2024 07:00 am
Another golf season is upon us, and the Historical Association of Lewiston is pleased to kick it off with the third annual Col. Bruce Sutherland Golf Tournament.
Largest helium balloon ride coming to Niagara Falls this summer
Fri, Apr 5th 2024 07:00 am
This summer, locals and tourists alike will get a grand view of Niagara Falls, basking in the majesty of the sky as LIVE! Incorporated is getting ready to launch Niagara Falls' newest attraction: LIVE! On Air Fallsview Balloon Ride on the world's largest tethered helium balloon.
Stray Cats to strut into Artpark Aug. 13
Tue, Mar 26th 2024 10:45 am
As part of Artpark & Company's 50th anniversary season, Stray Cats will perform in the Artpark Amphitheater at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, with special guests The Midnight Cowgirls.
New York Power Authority fishing piers open
Mon, Mar 25th 2024 11:45 am
The New York Power Authority (NYPA) announced the fishing pier at the base of the Robert Moses Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant will open for the season on Saturday, March 30.
Sunnking, Goodwill of WNY, Fashion Outlets teaming for 'Ultimate Spring Cleaning Event'
Fri, Mar 22nd 2024 11:00 am
For the first time, residents can recycle their electronics and donate clothing and household items at the same drive-thru collection.
HART partners with DiCamillo Bakery & community to raise $15,000 in February campaign
Fri, Mar 15th 2024 11:00 am
During the month of February, HART partnered with DiCamillo Bakery, Niagara Frontier Publications (Niagara County Tribune/Sentinel), and the community to raise over $15,000 to assist in the ongoing needs of the organization.
'Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Orchestra World Tour Live' at Shea's Buffalo Theatre on Nov. 16
Fri, Mar 8th 2024 12:15 pm
Shea's Buffalo Theatre is excited to announce "Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Orchestra World Tour" will play at Shea's Buffalo Theatre at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16.
Hochul launches NYS' first training stipend program for volunteer firefighters
Wed, Mar 6th 2024 07:15 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul has launched New York's first training stipend program for volunteer firefighters.
Hochul announces eclipse events & activities at state parks
Wed, Mar 6th 2024 07:15 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced New York state parks and historic sites will host a range of events and activities to celebrate the rare total solar eclipse passing through Western New York, the Finger Lakes and the Adirondacks on April 8.
Cooper rucking 222 miles to raise funds for homeless veterans in WNY
Mon, Mar 4th 2024 10:00 am
The Rev. John Cooper Jr., executive director of Niagara Gospel Mission at 1317 Portage Road, Niagara Falls, is rucking 222 miles before Easter to raise funds to expand the RECON recovery program for homeless veterans in Western New York.
Lewiston Lions share Earth Day initiatives
Fri, Mar 1st 2024 09:05 am
Thrilled to witness the energy within our community, rallying together to preserve a slice of Mother Nature - the majestic blue spruce tree gracing our waterfront.
Niagara County launches rebranded 'Connect Niagara' bus service
Wed, Feb 28th 2024 07:10 pm
Niagara County on Wednesday announced the launch of the Connect Niagara bus service, which replaces the former Niagara Rural Transportation service. Connect Niagara offers new routes and better connectivity, including free transfers to connecting routes and NFTA Metro buses. The new routes go into effect Monday, March 4.
Tedeschi Trucks Band returning to Artpark
Mon, Feb 26th 2024 10:25 am
As part of Artpark & Company's 50th anniversary season, The Tedeschi Trucks Band will bring the "Deuces Wild 2024" North American tour to the Artpark Mainstage Theater at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, with special guest Margo Price.
55th annual Olcott Lions Polar Bear Swim looks to raise thousands for WNY communities
Fri, Feb 23rd 2024 11:00 am
Next Sunday, March 3, marks the return of what has long been known as a cold-weather event - the 55th annual Olcott Polar Bear Swim at Olcott Beach.
Taste of Buffalo seeks local artists for poster art contest
Fri, Feb 23rd 2024 10:45 am
The Taste of Buffalo, presented by Tops Friendly Markets, is inviting local artists (students and the general public alike) to capture its essence in art by entering in the 2024 poster art contest.
Jacobs School welcomes its newest addition, completed 'Celebration of Diversity' mural
Thu, Feb 22nd 2024 07:50 pm
A ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning marks the completion of the massive, larger-than-life-sized "Celebration of Diversity" mural in the atrium of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo.
Buffalo City Mission receives donation of more than 100 children's winter coats from Northtown Subaru
Wed, Feb 21st 2024 06:55 pm
On Wednesday, the Buffalo City Mission received a charitable donation of more than 100 children's winter coats from Northtown Subaru. The donation comes as part of the annual "Subaru Loves to Help" initiative in partnership with Operation Warm.
Gas prices aren't showing the love
Mon, Feb 19th 2024 10:35 am
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $3.28, up 8 cents from last Monday. One year ago, the price was $3.41. The New York state average is $3.30, up 2 cents from one week ago. A year ago, the NYS average was $3.49.
Help Lew-Port Builders Club 'Spread the Love'
Fri, Feb 16th 2024 12:20 pm
Lew-Port Builders Club is sponsoring the FeedMore WNY "Spread the Love" Peanut Butter Drive from Feb. 12-29.
Lewiston, Porter to begin joint reassessment program; plans offered to address drainage/flooding
Fri, Feb 16th 2024 11:00 am
Lewiston Town Board members got down to business Monday, with significant projects for 2024 unveiled at their Town Hall work session.

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