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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.
State Parks, Niagara Falls USA to host NASA for eclipse festivities
Mon, Nov 13th 2023 09:40 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, along with several tourism stakeholders in Niagara Falls, will collaborate with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to provide programming and special events around the total solar eclipse that will take place on April 8, 2024.
Unity Playground puts 'Unity' into comm-unity
Fri, Nov 10th 2023 11:00 am
The Town of Wheatfield has a new playground whose name encompasses the reason for its being there: Unity Inclusive Playground at Fairmount Park.
Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise and Clambake raises $48,000 for Niagara Hospice
Thu, Nov 9th 2023 07:00 am
After a three-year hiatus, the Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise and Clambake celebrated a big homecoming on Friday, July 14.The longtime fundraiser raised $48,000 for Niagara Hospice, continuing its tradition of hosting a unique fundraiser for a cause so special to many in the community.
RMHC of WNY hosting 40th anniversary gala
Fri, Nov 3rd 2023 12:45 pm
Ronald McDonald House Charities of WNY invites the community to join in celebrating its 40th anniversary at "The Ruby Jubilee."
Historic Lewiston map on display at Red Brick
Fri, Nov 3rd 2023 11:00 am
Peter Barton Hutt recently donated an 1854 Lewiston map to the village. The precious piece is on display in the main hallway of the Red Brick Municipal Building at 145 N. Fourth St.
New Kids on the Block bringing 'Magic of Summer' to Darien Lake
Mon, Oct 30th 2023 11:05 am
Multi-Platinum pop icons New Kids on the Block announce "The Magic Summer 2024 Tour." Reimagining the smash 1990 tour of the same name, Donnie, Joey, Jordan, Jonathan and Danny will bring back the magic for fans old and new, this time with very special guests Paula Abdul and DJ Jazzy Jeff.
Niagara Falls Bridge Commission supports Lewiston Council on the Arts
Fri, Oct 27th 2023 07:00 am
The Niagara Falls Bridge Commission supports the year-round programming of the Lewiston Council on the Arts, including the all-new "Ghost Walk," "Sailors, Soldiers and Saloons."
Colvin Cleaners preparing for busy 'Coats 4 Kids' season
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 04:30 pm
With an influx of refugees into Western New York and the economic challenges faced by many families, Colvin Cleaners has seen a much-earlier increase in calls for coats this year as it prepares for its annual "Coats 4 Kids" "Live Drives" to collect much-needed, gently used, or new winter coats, jackets, gloves, hats and scarves for toddlers to young adults and families in need this winter season.
'Trick or Treat on Center Street' expanding this year
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 11:00 am
Halloween will again start early in Lewiston with "Trick or Treat on Center Street." This year, the event is on a new day - and has a new space - providing children and families more opportunity to show off their costumes and collect sweet treats.
Myers announces annual Veterans Day chicken BBQ
Thu, Oct 19th 2023 09:45 pm
First District Niagara County Legislator Irene Myers invites the River Region community to her annual Chiavetta's Veteran's Day chicken barbecue. The event will benefit VFW Lake Ontario Post 313 in Youngstown and the American Legion O. Leo Curtiss Post 830 in Ransomville. It will take place from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at Post 830, located at 2589 Youngstown Lockport Road.
Ryan: Expedited federal rule change will provide free school meals to more New York students
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 02:35 pm
New York State Sen. Sean Ryan is highlighting a federal rule change that will expand the list of New York schools eligible to offer two free meals to all students every day.
Afghan and Iraq vet Barney takes over Niagara Falls Guard unit
Fri, Oct 13th 2023 12:55 pm
New York Army National Guard Lt. Col. Gary Barney, a Fairport resident, and veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, will take command of the New York Army National Guard's 2nd Squadron, 101st Cavalry Regiment, during an Oct. 15 ceremony at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.
Lockport hospital introduces new model for health care in Niagara County
Fri, Oct 13th 2023 08:35 am
Health care in eastern Niagara County entered a new era Tuesday, Oct. 10, when Catholic Health began welcoming patients to its new Lockport Memorial Hospital.
FMC Middleport plant hosts Safety Day for employees with area first responders
Thu, Oct 12th 2023 07:00 am
FMC Corp.'s Agricultural Sciences Plant in Middleport recently hosted its annual Safety Day for plant employees. The event included presentations and demonstrations focused on community, home and work safety.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center awarded $155,000 by City of Niagara Falls for Schoellkopf Park improvements
Tue, Oct 3rd 2023 12:40 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center was awarded a $155,000 Community Development Grant from the City of Niagara Falls to support a comprehensive renovation of Schoellkopf Park, a cornerstone of the NFMMC medical campus.
October is Car Care Month at AAA: Drivers urged to perform car maintenance before winter hits
Mon, Oct 2nd 2023 11:00 am
October is Car Care Month at AAA Western and Central New York!
Seneca Gaming Corp. launching monthlong public donation drive to support FeedMore WNY
Thu, Sep 28th 2023 09:10 pm
As autumn begins in Western New York, Seneca Gaming Corp. is launching a monthlong effort to support neighbors in need throughout the region.
Sophia the Fierce 'Silent Disco Halloween Spectacular' is Oct. 27
Mon, Sep 25th 2023 05:25 pm
Sophia Brielle Benintende of Williamsville was a fierce, philanthropic 9-year-old girl who bravely fought an aggressive and rare type of cancer called Ewing sarcoma. Sophia passed away on May 9, after an extraordinarily courageous two-year battle. Her passion for helping others continues to live on through her nonprofit pediatric cancer organization, Sophia the Fierce Inc.
Bone marrow donation touches lives
Sat, Sep 23rd 2023 07:00 am
On Sept. 16, the day of the Be the Match donor drive signup event at Town Hall, Kim Kalman received an anonymous letter from the wife of the recipient of her bone marrow. According to Be the Match rules, all correspondence between donors and recipients has to remain anonymous until a year after the donation.
NT City Market voted No. 1 in U.S., state, region
Fri, Sep 22nd 2023 01:10 pm
It's official! The North Tonawanda City Market is the No. 1 farmers market in America. The American Farmland Trust - Farmers Market Coalition has crowned the NT Farmers Market as the "People's Choice" winner as the top endorsed farmers market in the country!
PHOTOS: New look to Community Missions' exterior
Thu, Sep 21st 2023 09:20 pm
Community Missions of Niagara Frontier held an open house on Wednesday, inviting guests to check out a brand-new, two-sided sign (static and digital); a fully repaved parking lot; and new concrete and outdoor chairs next to the updated front porch. Aesthetics aside, the main entrance now boasts enhanced security and safety measures.
Artist Chie Doring celebrates her 96th birthday at the Moose
Sat, Sep 16th 2023 07:00 am
Longtime Islander and porcelain artist Chie Doring celebrated her 96th birthday on Sept. 8, a day after her actual birthday, bolstered with the happy company of her husband, Floyd, and their friends at Moose Lodge 180, 2524 Grand Island Blvd.
A 'Pawsitive' pairing: Service dogs matched with veterans in need
Fri, Sep 15th 2023 11:00 am
The WNY Heroes program held a unique graduation on Sept. 8. But reading, writing and arithmetic are not part of the skill set for the trainees. In fact, it's doubtful that these grads could even read their certificates: That's because they are graduates of the four-legged variety - service dogs trained in the program, "Pawsitive for Heroes."
Tradition lives on: Tuscarora Nation accepts unique Maid of the Mist garment from Lewiston
Thu, Sep 14th 2023 11:00 am
Last month, the Town of Lewiston took part in a special presentation with the Tuscarora Nation. Held Aug. 28 at the Nation House on the Tuscarora Reservation, the event celebrated the life of Lelawala, daughter of Eagle Eye, chief of the Ongiras, a native tribe long extinct, as the Maid of the Mist.
Discounts for military, veterans, police & fire personnel this weekend, as Great Pumpkin Farm sets annual fall festival
Tue, Sep 12th 2023 01:30 pm
The Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence will kick off its 28th annual fall festival, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, with a special Armed Forces Weekend in collaboration with Clarence Citizens for Veterans.
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino named a 'Best Casino Outside of Las Vegas' in USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice Awards
Tue, Sep 12th 2023 01:30 pm
Voters from across the U.S. have spoken, and they have chosen Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino as one of the best gaming destinations in the country.
Roswell Park Scott Bieler Amherst Center 'Defines vision for community cancer care'
Mon, Sep 11th 2023 05:35 pm
Eighteen months ago, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center announced a plan to build a new freestanding location in Amherst that would extend convenient access to outstanding cancer care and services for patients in Buffalo's northern suburbs.
KeyBank in the community
Mon, Sep 11th 2023 01:40 pm
Volunteers from KeyBank's consumer bank team in Buffalo recently took part in a volunteer effort at a Habitat Niagara home on 61st Street in Niagara Falls.
22nd Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival & Highland Games is Sept. 16
Fri, Sep 8th 2023 11:00 am
An annual tradition for many, the Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival & Highland Games is back, and you're invited!
Artpark honors M&T Bank for commitment to WNY arts community at cultural institution's annual gala
Tue, Aug 29th 2023 04:20 pm
At the Artpark & Company Cirque Celebration on Sunday - the organization's largest fundraiser of the year - M&T Bank was honored for its "dedicated support and longtime commitment to arts and cultural organizations across the Western New York landscape."
Higgins celebrates renaming of Buffalo post office in honor of WWII veteran Indiana Hunt-Martin
Mon, Aug 28th 2023 05:35 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins on Monday joined the U.S. Postal Service and Western New York community in a ceremony officially renaming the Buffalo post office, at 170 Manhattan Ave., the Indiana Hunt-Martin Post Office Building.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra: 62-city, 104-performance 'The Ghosts of Christmas Eve - The Best of TSO & More'
Mon, Aug 28th 2023 03:50 pm
Prepare for a musical journey like no other this winter as Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) is set to spread rock vibes throughout its spectacular annual holiday tour.
'Niagara County Legislature feels a strong obligation to honor those who have defended our freedoms'
Fri, Aug 25th 2023 07:00 am
Over the last few years, I have often used this column to highlight the work Niagara County does to serve our veteran community.
United Way launches annual campaign & celebrates community champions
Thu, Aug 24th 2023 09:15 pm
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County launched its 2023 giving campaign, "Find Your Way," with a press conference featuring United Way's President and CEO Trina Burruss, Board Chair the Rev. Rachelle Sat'chell Robinson, and United Way Chief Development Officer Rema Hanash. Together, they announced the 2023 annual campaign goal: $10 million.
Jazz Festival scholarship winner announced
Mon, Aug 21st 2023 10:15 am
The Lewiston Jazz Festival Inc. board of directors announced Benjamin Mekinulov as the recipient of the 2023 Carol Calato Jazz Scholarship.
Niagara County: Seaman announces Kia conviction
Fri, Aug 18th 2023 06:00 pm
Niagara County District Attorney Brian D. Seaman announced that a self-proclaimed member of the "Kia Boys" has been sentenced to spend the next three to nine years in State Prison.
An easier way to get to Bills games: NFTA Bills Express service returns for 2023 season
Fri, Aug 18th 2023 11:35 am
The Buffalo Bills opened the 2023 preseason at home in Orchard Park on Saturday versus the Indianapolis Colts. The game itself was exciting for the more than 70,000 who attended, with a 23-19 win; the on-field return of safety Damar Hamlin; strong Bills showings on both sides of the ball; and a chance for many younger visitors to experience the thrills of Bills football for the first time.
 

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