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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.
'Murder at the Mansion': Breast Cancer Network fundraiser for research
Mon, Feb 12th 2024 10:10 am
The Breast Cancer Network of WNY (BCN) will present its second annual "Murder at the Mansion" fundraiser on Friday, Feb. 23, at The Mansion on Delaware Avenue. The event is a murder mystery cocktail party that will benefit metastatic breast cancer research.
Higgins kicks-off next act as Shea's Performing Arts Center president & CEO
Tue, Feb 6th 2024 01:15 pm
Longtime Western New York congressman Brian Higgins kicked off his first week as president and CEO of Shea's Performing Arts Center by laying out his plans and vision to build on the institution's success. The leadership role includes oversight of Shea's Performing Arts Center, a theater campus that includes Shea's Buffalo Theatre; Shea's 710 Theatre; and Shea's Smith Theatre.
Welcome to Lewiston, Full Circle Mind & Body Yoga Studio
Mon, Feb 5th 2024 12:25 pm
Full Circle Mind & Body Yoga Studio recently celebrated a ribbon-cutting with the Upward Niagara Chamber of Commerce, at a new location: 400 Plain St.
FeedMore WNY calls on community members to 'Spread the Love' with peanut butter drive
Thu, Feb 1st 2024 09:40 am
This February, Western New Yorkers can help spread the love and reduce food insecurity by donating unopened jars of peanut butter to FeedMore WNY.
Higgins announces grant opportunity for local fire departments
Mon, Jan 29th 2024 01:45 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program is now open with a deadline of 5 p.m. March 8.
Town of Wheatfield reorganizes for 2024
Fri, Jan 26th 2024 11:00 am
The Town of Wheatfield got down to business for 2024 with its reorganizational meeting on Jan. 2. Town Board members unanimously approved the following actions for 2024:
Tops' sustainability efforts continue to pave way for greener future
Mon, Jan 22nd 2024 10:35 am
As we continue to celebrate the start of a fresh new year, here at Tops we are excited to announce the advances we continue to make not only in our day-to-day efforts to adopt practices that help protect our environment, but also efforts that will make a lifelong impact.
$7.6 million in funding available through round 2 of New York Food for New York Families
Wed, Jan 17th 2024 04:40 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced $7.6 million is available to eligible organizations through round 2 of New York Food for New York Families (NYFNYF).
Lionel Richie and Earth, Wind & Fire headed to KeyBank Center
Tue, Jan 16th 2024 11:45 am
Today, legendary singer, songwriter and producer Lionel Richie announced the extension of his "Sing A Song All Night Long" tour with very special guests and one of the best-selling bands of all time, Earth, Wind & Fire. Produced by Live Nation, the 13-date run of 2024 shows includes a stop at KeyBank Center in Buffalo on Saturday, June 15.
January snow brings April show announcements from Seneca Resorts & Casinos
Mon, Jan 15th 2024 01:20 pm
Niagara Falls will echo with the roar of laughter when Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino welcomes comedian Nikki Glaser to the Seneca Niagara Event Center on Saturday, April 20 (8 p.m.) Tickets go on sale at noon Friday, Jan. 19.
Let's go Buffalo!
Fri, Jan 12th 2024 11:05 am
Of all the myriad ways Western New York fans cheer on the Buffalo Bills, this house on North Fifth Street in Lewiston might take the cake.
Virtuoso shares plans for Town of Niagara
Fri, Jan 12th 2024 11:00 am
I would like to take this opportunity to share some thoughts for 2024 and my four-year term. First and foremost, I ask for patience to get through the transition and see exactly where our priorities are.
Buffalo AKG to present special exhibition of local artist response to mass shooting of May 14, 2022
Thu, Jan 11th 2024 08:15 pm
The Buffalo AKG Art Museum has announced a landmark exhibition that will respond to the tragic slaying of 10 members of Buffalo's Black community on May 14, 2022.
Stamm-Philipps announces candidacy for Niagara County Family Court
Wed, Jan 10th 2024 05:05 pm
Wheatfield Town Justice Angela Stamm-Philipps has announced her candidacy for Niagara County Family Court judge. This is a newly created position that will be in addition to the two Family Court judges currently serving Niagara County.
'Join-A-Thon': Create cookie magic and Join Girl Scouts
Wed, Jan 10th 2024 05:05 pm
Girl Scouts of Western New York invites girls to "a fun-filled 'Join-A-Thon' event on Jan. 17, promising a day filled with creativity, community and the chance to win exciting prizes," organizers stated. "This event, aimed at new registrants, also introduces girls to the incredible world of Girl Scouts."
UBMD Physicians' Group announces UBMD Primary Care
Fri, Jan 5th 2024 10:40 am
To enhance primary care offerings in Western New York, UBMD Physicians' Group has launched UBMD Primary Care, which combines UBMD Family Medicine and the division of internal medicine-pediatrics of UBMD Internal Medicine.
Niagara County Legislature elects leaders, welcomes new members
Wed, Jan 3rd 2024 01:15 pm
The Niagara County Legislature held its annual reorganizational meeting Tuesday night, once again electing Legislator Becky Wydysh as chairwoman. Wydysh was first elected chair in 2020.
FMC Middleport employees collect & donate food for Middleport Royalton Hartland Community Food Pantry
Tue, Jan 2nd 2024 09:55 am
FMC's Agricultural Sciences Plant employees in Middleport, working with Local 1180 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers and plant management, recently collected and donated several boxes and bags filled with nonperishable food the Middleport Food Pantry for local residents in need of access.
Village of Lewiston Cemetery: Piper provides plans for 2023
Tue, Jan 2nd 2024 09:55 am
As I am almost totally recovered from my hip and shoulder injuries, I'm back at work hoping to complete the cemetery project I wasn't able to work on this past year.
State Parks seeks lifeguards for 2024
Mon, Jan 1st 2024 07:00 am
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced there will be four lifeguard exams scheduled in the Niagara Region for the 2024 season.
Niagara Gospel Mission handed out over 1,300 meals to people in need in Niagara Falls
Thu, Dec 28th 2023 04:40 pm
Niagara Gospel Mission gave out over 1,300 meals to people in need in the City of Niagara Falls during the holiday season.
Focusing on communication and care during an emergency
Wed, Dec 27th 2023 07:00 am
With the official start of winter on Dec. 21, we enter a season that in Western New York is synonymous with snow. While we are fortunate to have had a mild start, after last year's "Snowvember" storm and the devastating blizzard of '22, we know just how important it is to be prepared for a major weather event.
DiMino's Lewiston Tops opens time capsule, celebrates community milestone
Sat, Dec 23rd 2023 02:35 pm
DiMino's Lewiston Tops owner Anthony DiMino and his son, John DiMino, the store manager, opened a time capsule on Saturday to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their family building the current, larger supermarket.
New baseball plans taking shape in Niagara Falls
Fri, Dec 22nd 2023 11:30 am
CAN-USA Sports and the City of Niagara Falls have reached an agreement making CAN-USA managing partner of historic Sal Maglie Stadium. The three-year agreement is effective immediately and contains a five-year renewal option.
Hope for the holidays: Give blood or platelets
Wed, Dec 20th 2023 03:30 pm
When blood products are fully stocked on hospital shelves, patients don't have to wait for critical care. Giving blood or platelets with the American Red Cross in December can help those in need make more holiday memories with loved ones.
Remzi Yates teams with Fight Sport Training Center, Edward Town Middle School on SPCA donation
Mon, Dec 18th 2023 10:40 am
As he does each year, "Jam Man" Remzi Yates III recently spearheaded a local donation. He teamed with his gym, Fight Sport Training Center, and the Edward Town Middle School seventh grade class to collect items for the Niagara County SPCA.
Batavia Downs announces lineup for 2024 'Rockin the Downs' summer concert series
Mon, Dec 11th 2023 12:05 pm
Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel has announced the lineup for its seventh "Rockin' the Downs" concert series. The shows, nine in all, will be held on Friday nights outside in the middle of the Batavia Downs horse racing track. Shows start in June and run into August of 2024.
Youngstown's 'Christmas in the Village' celebration offers holiday programs, gift-buying ideas
Fri, Dec 1st 2023 11:00 am
Holiday celebrations in the River Region will head up north on Saturday, Dec. 9, with the return of Youngstown's annual "Christmas in the Village."
M&T Bank partners with Tops to expand 'Gift of Warmth,' collecting winter clothing for The Salvation Army
Wed, Nov 29th 2023 06:55 pm
The annual "Gift of Warmth" campaign, which has become the region's longest-running winter clothing collection drive, is now expanding with a new partner and into a new city.
Old Fort Niagara presents 'The Castle at Candlelight'
Wed, Nov 29th 2023 09:05 am
Old Fort Niagara assumes a particularly festive air during the holiday season. Special activities kick off on Saturdays, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Dec. 9 and 16, as OFN presents "The Castle by Candlelight."
Lindsey Stirling sparkles & swirls into winter wonderland, kicking off 'Snow Waltz Holiday Tour'
Fri, Nov 17th 2023 03:55 pm
Last night, violinist Lindsey Stirling kicked off another year of her incredibly successful North American "Snow Waltz 2023" tour, in Stateline, Nevada, at the Tahoe Blue Event Center. In support of her smash Christmas album, "Snow Waltz," Stirling will embark across the U.S., hitting 20-plus cities, performing in Las Vegas, El Paso, Atlantic City and Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo (Tuesday, Dec. 12).
Small Business Saturday 2023: 'Support Local Everything'
Fri, Nov 17th 2023 11:00 am
As we approach Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and, really, the start of the holiday shopping season, we are encouraging everyone to "Support Local Everything."
Ransomville Lighting of the Wreaths Festival boasts Santa, open houses, community parade
Fri, Nov 17th 2023 09:00 am
The Ransomville community invites all to kick off the 2024 holiday season in style, with a number of enjoyable family programs taking place Sunday, Nov. 26, in the hamlet.

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