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Pitbull bringing his 'Party After Dark Tour' to Darien Lake, with special guest T-Pain
Tue, Apr 23rd 2024 04:35 pm
Today, global superstar Pitbull announced his "Party After Dark Tour" will hit over 25 cities across the U.S. with special guest T-Pain and openers SiriusXM Globalization DJ'S.
Fallsview to welcome Asia, Howard Jones, Bret Michaels
Tue, Apr 23rd 2024 04:35 pm
The fun and excitement never stop at Fallsview Casino with the addition of "Asia: The Heat Of The Moment Tour," followed by the outspokenly funny comedian Chelsea Handler's "Little Big Bitch Tour!" Also, don't miss your chance to see Howard Jones & ABC with Haircut One Hundred, and returning rock star sensation Bret Michaels.
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.
Paul McCartney & Wings: 'One Hand Clapping' 1974 live studio sessions available for first time
Tue, Apr 23rd 2024 04:10 pm
The wait is over: With the June 14 release of "One Hand Clapping," one of the most bootlegged live albums in musical history will finally receive a proper release.
Join Erie County Fair in welcoming Ashley McBryde with Caitlyn Smith
Tue, Apr 23rd 2024 04:10 pm
Ashley McBryde with Caitlyn Smith will be performing at the Erie County Fair this summer. Come join us to watch an amazing performance at The Buffalo News Grandstand at 7 p.m. Aug. 8.
SUNY Niagara names new vice president
Tue, Apr 23rd 2024 04:10 pm
SUNY Niagara has appointed Alissa Shugats Cummings vice president of student services. Cummings had served as an interim in that post since July 2023.
Appeal 2024 reaches $5 million raised
Tue, Apr 23rd 2024 04:10 pm
Appeal officials announced Appeal 2024 in support of Catholic Charities of Buffalo and the "Fund for the Faith" has reached $5 million. As of today, the 100th annual campaign has raised $5,006,718.09, which is 52.7% of this year's $9.5 million goal.
Severe Weather Awareness Week: Hochul encourages New Yorkers to prepare households for severe weather
Tue, Apr 23rd 2024 04:10 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Monday announced the start of Severe Weather Awareness Week in New York state, and is encouraging New Yorkers to take steps to prepare themselves and their households for severe weather.
Celebration of life for Chie Doring
Tue, Apr 23rd 2024 03:40 pm
The family of Chie Doring invites you to a noon celebration of life set for Saturday, May 4, at St. Martin in-the-Fields Episcopal Church, 2587 Baseline Road, Grand Island.
Mount St. Mary's Saint Francis Guild presents 'BLINGO'
Tue, Apr 23rd 2024 03:40 pm
The Mount St. Mary's Saint Francis Guild will host its annual "BLINGO" event on Thursday, May 16, at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
Koolulam, the global mass singing experience, to hold event at Asbury Hall
Tue, Apr 23rd 2024 03:40 pm
Koolulam, the global mass singing experience, is coming to Asbury Hall at 8 p.m. May 9, thanks to a University at Buffalo faculty member who is an expert on the benefits and delights of collective song performance. The evening also has a research component that includes an opportunity for attendees to make a few bucks in addition to having a great time.
Inaugural 'Giving Day FOR Oishei Children's Hospital' officially scheduled for May 21
Tue, Apr 23rd 2024 03:40 pm
John R. Oishei Children's Hospital announced the inaugural 2024 "Giving Day FOR Oishei Children's Hospital" (OCH) will be held May 21, in partnership with Cumulus Media.
New York selected to receive nearly $250 million for solar projects benefitting low-income residents
Tue, Apr 23rd 2024 03:40 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced New York is one of 60 applicants selected to receive funding by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency through the $7 billion federal Solar for All grant competition for solar projects benefitting low-income New Yorkers.
ESD announces launch of ConnectALL county partnerships program to build reliable & affordable high-speed internet
Tue, Apr 23rd 2024 03:40 pm
Empire State Development announced applications are open for up to $50 million for county partnerships as part of the ConnectALL deployment program, which provides state-funded grants to address areas of the state that do not have access to reliable, affordable, high-speed internet service.
Ryan Stevenson & country superstar Deana Carter celebrate life's 'Rich' treasures
Tue, Apr 23rd 2024 03:40 pm
Following a serendipitous introduction at Nashville's historic Grand Ole Opry last year, Grammy-nominated, Dove Award-winning Gotee singer/songwriter Ryan Stevenson and multi-Platinum country icon Deana Carter have joined forces for an inspiring new collaboration.
Darryl Worley & Keith Anderson to perform at Riviera Theatre
Tue, Apr 23rd 2024 03:40 pm
The West Herr Riviera Theatre announces Darryl Worley and Keith Anderson, performing live on at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16.
'Run Rich Run' celebrates 20 years
Tue, Apr 23rd 2024 03:40 pm
"Run Rich Run," the charitable campaign to raise awareness and support for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, celebrates its 20th year!
Good from the get-go: Jocelyn Hudon impresses in 'Chicago Fire' debut
Tue, Apr 23rd 2024 12:20 pm
Over the weekend, Jocelyn Hudon starred in "Falling in Love in Niagara" where she showed off her physical comedic and action skills, giving her character - an apprehensive Madeline - humor and compassion.
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.
Buffalo Sabres announce hiring of Lindy Ruff
Mon, Apr 22nd 2024 05:25 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Monday announced the team hired Lindy Ruff to be the head coach.
Enacted NYS 2024-25 budget makes critical investment in local journalism
Mon, Apr 22nd 2024 02:30 pm
Speaker Carl Heastie and Assembly member Carrie Woerner today announced the enacted state fiscal year (SFY) 2024-25 budget provides a much-needed investment in local journalism by providing $30 million in tax credits each year, over three years, to support the salaries of local journalists.
ECMC & ConnectLife host National Donate Life Month event
Mon, Apr 22nd 2024 02:15 pm
ECMC's Regional Center of Excellence for Transplantation & Kidney Care is a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to comprehensive patient care. ConnectLife is Western New York's only organ, eye, tissue and community blood center. Together, ConnectLife and ECMC are teaming up during Donate Life Month in April to stress the importance of, and need for, organ, eye, tissue and blood donations.
Phantoms give thanks
Mon, Apr 22nd 2024 02:10 pm
Sincere gratitude goes out to all those who supported "Phantoms of the Opera Hall," the first production by the recently formed Opera Hall (OH!) Players.
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum announces new Herschell-Spillman Motor exhibit
Mon, Apr 22nd 2024 02:00 pm
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum has unveiled its new exhibit, "Phantom of the Brass Era: The Herschell-Spillman Motor Company." During a grand opening for the exhibit on April 18, the museum also announced the acquisition of a 1923 Standard Sedanette automobile with an intact H-S V-8.
Sweethearts & Heroes brings more HOPE to Tonawanda and Silver Creek
Mon, Apr 22nd 2024 02:00 pm
An amazing duo of superheroes without capes will descend upon Tonawanda and Silver Creek to show students and educators how they can keep spreading HOPE (Hold On, Possibilities Exist!) in their classrooms and beyond.
Erie County District Attorney's Office observes National Crime Victims' Rights Week
Mon, Apr 22nd 2024 02:00 pm
In observance of National Crime Victims' Rights Week (April 21-27, 2024), Acting District Attorney Michael J. Keane reminds residents that the work of the district attorney's office has a dual focus: the pursuit of justice and providing supportive services to the victims of crime in Erie County.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center welcomes Dr. Merna George to Golisano Center for Community Health
Mon, Apr 22nd 2024 02:00 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (NFMMC) announced Dr. Merna George, M.D., will join Golisano Center for Community Health as a primary care physician this September.
Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino to light up the night sky with Taylor Shines - The Laser Spectacular on May 24
Mon, Apr 22nd 2024 02:00 pm
Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino is ready to shake off any thoughts of a cruel summer by adding another spectacular outdoor show to its entertainment lineup. The Southern Tier's premier resort and entertainment destination will fill the blank space in the night sky when it presents Taylor Shines - The Laser Spectacular at 8 p.m. Friday, May 24.
SUNY Niagara students receive Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence
Mon, Apr 22nd 2024 12:45 pm
SUNY Niagara celebrates two outstanding students, Kaitlyn Goss and Brooke Wells, named recipients of the 2024 Chancellor's Awards for Student Excellence (CASE). Goss and Wells were honored at an awards ceremony in Albany on April 11 hosted by SUNY Chancellor John B. King Jr.
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation announces 2024 inductees
Mon, Apr 22nd 2024 12:40 pm
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation on Sunday announced the 2024 inductees for music's highest honor in the following categories:
NYSEG and RG&E announce assistance available to help customers with unpaid bills
Mon, Apr 22nd 2024 12:40 pm
New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG) and Rochester Gas and Electric (RG&E) want to help customers find relief for unpaid bills for their electricity and/or gas service. The winter restrictions on service disconnections have ended, meaning customers with a financial need for help with unpaid bills should act now to keep their service on.
WNY Pride 5K fun run & LGBTQ+ wellness fair set to kick off Pride season 2024
Mon, Apr 22nd 2024 12:40 pm
The unofficial kickoff event for Pride season is back and bigger than ever, the WNY Pride 5K fun run/walk and LGBTQ+ wellness fair. The event will take place from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18, on the grounds of SUNY Niagara, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
2nd annual 'Bollywood Night & Scholarship Dinner'
Mon, Apr 22nd 2024 12:40 pm
The Bridge Niagara Foundation, together with Naz716, announced the return of the "Bollywood Night & Scholarship Dinner" for its second year, "promising an evening rich in cultural heritage," organizers said. This event will take place starting at 5 p.m. May 11 at the Wheatfield Senior Center.
Rotary cleans up
Mon, Apr 22nd 2024 12:40 pm
Every year on or about Earth day, Rotary Club branches all around the Great Lakes make an effort to clean up the environment as part of the Great Lakes Watershed Cleanup. Hundreds of clubs and thousands of Rotary volunteers participated this year.
Statement from New York Conference of Mayors and Municipal Officials on adoption of state budget
Mon, Apr 22nd 2024 12:40 pm
The New York Conference of Mayors and Municipal Officials (NYCOM), the statewide advocacy organization representing New York's cities and villages, released the following statement Sunday on the adoption of the fiscal year 2024-25 state budget:
Artpark adds Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue to concert lineup
Mon, Apr 22nd 2024 10:20 am
As part of Artpark & Company's 50th anniversary season, the high-energy New Orleans jazz and funk of Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue hit the Artpark Amphitheater at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 22, with special guests Jackie Venson and Buffalo's own Farrow.
Council for Older Adults in Niagara County spring conference
Mon, Apr 22nd 2024 08:45 am
Greg Olsen, acting director of the New York State Office for the Aging, will keynote the Niagara County Council for Older Adults (COA) spring conference. Olsen oversees the agency's day-to-day operations and the administration of federal and state-funded programs designed to assist more than 4.6 million older adult residents in New York.
St. Stephen's Old Church: The road from church to community center
Mon, Apr 22nd 2024 07:00 am
The transformation is well underway for St. Stephen's Old Church building to become the Grand Island Cultural Center (GICC).
Empire State Local News Coalition celebrates inclusion of $90 million local media tax credit in final fiscal year 2025 New York state budget
Sat, Apr 20th 2024 07:25 pm
Today, Gov. Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature unveiled the final state budget, including a payroll tax credit for local news outlets, modeled on the Local Journalism Sustainability Act, in the sweeping package. With the passage of this bill, New York is now the first state in the nation to incentivize hiring and retaining local journalists.
NCSO responds to fire in Wilson
Sat, Apr 20th 2024 11:25 am
On Friday at 6:52 p.m., the Niagara County Sheriff's Office dispatch center received a call reporting a house fire at 279 Pettit St., in the Village of Wilson.

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