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Buffalo man pleads guilty for beating victim with wood board
Thu, Nov 2nd 2023 07:10 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 36-year-old Richard C. Frazier of Buffalo pleaded guilty yesterday morning before Erie County Court Judge Kenneth Case to one count of attempted assault in the first degree (class "C" violent felony). The defendant pleaded guilty to the highest count in the indictment against him.
'Dancing with the Stars' hits play on 'Music Video Night' Nov. 7
Thu, Nov 2nd 2023 07:05 pm
It's "Music Video Night" on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars." Tune is as the eight remaining couples prepare for an electrifying night as they perform dances to songs behind the most iconic music videos, airing Tuesday, Nov. 7 (8 p.m. EST/PST, 7 p.m. CST), simulcasting live across both ABC and Disney+ in local time zones and next day on Hulu.
Up on the rooftop
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 06:35 pm
Workers from Sahlem's Roofing and Siding were putting a new roof on a section of the former Knights of Columbus hall on Wednesday.
NFL Network celebrates 20th anniversary on Nov. 4
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 06:25 pm
NFL Network turns 20 years old this week.
Community Foundation: information sessions, deadline for Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds application process
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 06:25 pm
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo will begin accepting applications for the 2024 Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds competitive grant process on Nov. 6. The deadline to apply is 4 p.m. Dec. 1.
Lewiston church hosts November family events
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 06:25 pm
The First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston will host a family-friendly service project that kids of all ages can do with their families.
NYS landmarks to be lit purple in recognition of Epilepsy Awareness Month
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 06:25 pm
Gov. Kathy today announced that multiple landmarks and bridges across New York will be illuminated in purple to recognize Epilepsy Awareness Month. The event aims to promote awareness of the disorder and expand services across New York.
Award-winning 'Live from Daryl's House' webcast returns after 3-year hiatus
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 06:20 pm
"It was an idea to use the internet for entertainment, which hadn't really been done before," marvels Daryl Hall, introducing the new season of his popular Webby Award-winning music series, "Live from Daryl's House," recounting the lightbulb moment back in 2007 to host an intimate online showcase for music, and to fill the time between touring. "Hard to believe but there wasn't anything like it. So much has changed since then."
NFL continues to strengthen commitment to military community through 'Salute to Service'
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 06:05 pm
The National Football League (NFL) is proud to kick off "Salute to Service," the league's year-round effort to honor, empower and connect with our nation's service members, veterans and their families.
Legendary Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey debuts reimagined 'The Greatest Show On Earth'
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 05:50 pm
Feld Entertainment, the worldwide leader in live entertainment experiences, is excited to welcome "Children of All Ages" to the highly anticipated North American tour of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey "The Greatest Show On Earth."
Toronto's Mike Janzen releases 3rd album of Psalm interpretations, 'Songs from the Canyon'
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 05:40 pm
Melding jazz, pop and classical styles, Juno and GMA Covenant awards-nominated Mike Janzen independently releases his third album of Psalm interpretations, "Songs from the Canyon," today.
Niagara County Department of Health seeks residents to participate in public health preparedness access and functional needs exercise
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 05:40 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health will be conducting an exercise to help practice and ensure readiness for the next public health emergency. The exercise is scheduled for 3-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, at Doris W. Jones Family Resource Building, 3001 Ninth St., Niagara Falls.
National Family Caregivers Month: NYSOFA highlights statewide programs & tools available to help caregivers
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 05:20 pm
Every year, 4.1 million New Yorkers assume the role of caregiver at some point, providing more than 2.6 billion hours of direct, hands-on, unpaid care to loved ones. The New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA) and its network offer many services to support unpaid caregivers who are helping New Yorkers of any age.
Hochul celebrates 50th anniversary of New York State Tuition Assistance Program, opens program application
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 05:20 pm
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the program, Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday announced the New York State Tuition Assistance Program application is now open for applicants for the 2024-25 school year.
ACT launches nationwide 'twofer' testing program for December
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 05:15 pm
ACT, the nonprofit learning organization and provider of college and career readiness assessments, has announced a new program allowing students who register for the December test date to receive a credit that can be used to take another ACT test for free.
Ice at Canalside opens Nov. 24
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 11:40 am
Rich Entertainment Group's Buffalo Waterfront announced the Ice at Canalside, presented by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of WNY, will open Friday, Nov. 24. Western New Yorkers are invited to lace up their skates and kick-off the rink's 10th winter season at the opening weekend celebration.
Artpark & Company announces officers, reviews season highlights & accomplishments
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 11:40 am
Artpark & Company held its annual meeting at The Buffalo Club on Oct. 18. Senior leadership - President Sonia Clark and Vice President Dave Wedekindt - reported to the board of directors on the organization's highlights and accomplishments for its 50th season. The 2023 campaign featured 189 events, workshops and programs that served nearly 100,000 visitors. Artpark & Company's estimated economic impact to the region was $9.7 million.
CMA Awards adds more performers
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 11:40 am
The Country Music Association has revealed the second round of performers for The 57th Annual CMA Awards. Kelsea Ballerini, Kenny Chesney, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Jordan Davis, HARDY, Alan Jackson, Cody Johnson, Post Malone, Mac McAnally, Ashley McBryde, Morgan Wallen, The War And Treaty and Zac Brown Band will all take the stage at this year's star-studded CMA Awards.
NYSUT members raise over $275,000 for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 11:40 am
New York State United Teachers congratulated its 174 teams who participated in the American Cancer Society's "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" walks across the state, raising over $275,000 to save lives and fund the future of cancer research, patient support and advocacy.
Following Higgins' urging, Canada announces extension of deadline for Underused Housing Tax
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 11:40 am
Congressman Brian Higgins welcomed the news that the government of Canada is giving owners affected by the Underused Housing Tax until April 30, 2024, to file 2022 taxes without penalties. The announcement of the extension comes days after Higgins, who serves as co-chair of the Northern Border Caucus, called for a suspension of tax collection until the findings of a cost-benefit analysis and a House of Commons report are released.
Study abroad opportunities for high school students
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 11:40 am
Qualified high school students are offered a unique opportunity to explore the world by spending an academic year, semester or summer in Europe, Asia, North or South America, Australia or South Africa as part of the ASSE International student exchange program.
Advent guided weekend retreat at Stella Niagara's Center of Renewal
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 11:40 am
Nov. 17 is the fast-approaching deadline for the required preregistration for the Advent 2023 silent guided retreat weekend set for Friday through Sunday, Dec. 1-3, at Stella Niagara's Center of Renewal Retreat & Conference Center.
Growing Business & Community: Small Business Saturday strategies for businesses
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 07:00 am
Small Business Saturday is on Saturday, Nov. 25. It's time for our member businesses to think about what they can do to celebrate the day. Retail and restaurant businesses have traditionally celebrated this day with promotions and sales, but there is also an opportunity for service-based businesses to be a part of the day!
'Bobby's Triple Threat' season two wraps with double-digit gains
Tue, Oct 31st 2023 04:25 pm
Food Network has ordered a season three pickup of "Bobby's Triple Threat," it was announced today by Betsy Ayala, head of content, food, Warner Bros. Discovery. Hosted by Bobby Flay and featuring his three culinary titans, Tiffany Derry, Michael Voltaggio and Brooke Williamson, "Bobby's Triple Threat" second season debuted Aug. 22 and wrapped Oct. 24, reaching more than 11 million total viewers (across Food Network/Max/Discovery+).
New York state announces applications for home heating assistance availability
Tue, Oct 31st 2023 04:15 pm
The New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance on Tuesday announced applications for home heating assistance will be accepted beginning Wednesday, Nov. 1, throughout the state.
Obituary: Earl Ward Wright II
Tue, Oct 31st 2023 03:55 pm
Earl Ward Wright II, 58, of Warren, Rhode Island, formerly of Grand Island, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2023, at Rhode Island Hospital.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center appoints Scott as director of education
Tue, Oct 31st 2023 01:40 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced Tiffany Scott, R.N., is its newly appointed director of education.
Niagara Hospice celebrates National Hospice & Palliative Care Month with upcoming events
Tue, Oct 31st 2023 01:40 pm
November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month - and a time to raise awareness about the specialized, expert care Niagara Hospice provides to individuals with life-limiting illness. In recognizing the month, the nonprofit organization has events planned for November.
International Institute of Buffalo rereleases winter storm prep information in more languages
Tue, Oct 31st 2023 01:40 pm
The International Institute of Buffalo (IIB) has updated and rereleased what it called "important lifesaving information" in many languages on its website "to help more people prepare for the coming winter weather." The URL is
NYS Department of Agriculture: $1.2 million-plus available for community growing and food distribution programs through 2 grant programs
Tue, Oct 31st 2023 01:15 pm
The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets (AGM) and Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) announced $1.2 million is available as part of New York state's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program's Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention (SNAP-Ed) program.
DEC reminds outdoor enthusiasts to share the woods safely this season
Tue, Oct 31st 2023 01:10 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation encourages outdoor enthusiasts to respectfully share the woods and follow safety precautions this fall and winter.
Ride your heart out and learn Hands-Only CPR at ADPRO Sports Training Center
Tue, Oct 31st 2023 01:10 pm
As the Buffalo Bills play in Cincinnati for the first time since Damar Hamlin's collapse, fans will be learning the lifesaving skills of Hands-Only CPR during the CycleNation event sponsored by the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association.
Catch up with 'Chicago P.D.'
Mon, Oct 30th 2023 05:40 pm
#OneChicago fans can catch up with their favorite police department.
Kearns unveils special parking spot dedicated to Purple Heart veterans
Mon, Oct 30th 2023 05:00 pm
Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns unveiled the newest reserved parking space for Purple Heart combat wounded veterans. This one is at the Erie County Auto Bureau located at 6853 Erie Road in the Town of Evans.
NT teacher, colleagues, Great Lakes literacy specialist will share shipboard science lessons at Science Teachers Conference
Mon, Oct 30th 2023 03:45 pm
New York Sea Grant announced Great Lakes literacy specialist Nate Drag and teachers from the North Tonawanda, Palmyra-Macedon and Horseheads school districts who participated in the shipboard science workshop aboard the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Research Vessel (R/V) Lake Guardian on Lake Ontario in 2023 will speak at the Nov. 3-6 Science Teachers Association of New York State Conference in Syracuse.
Niagara County: Guilty verdict in murder case
Mon, Oct 30th 2023 03:30 pm
Niagara County District Attorney Brian D. Seaman announced a Niagara County jury returned a guilty verdict in the murder case against Shaquan Gibson, age 49, of Niagara Falls this morning.
Lewiston Artisan Farmers Market moves indoors for winter
Mon, Oct 30th 2023 03:20 pm
The Lewiston Artisan Farmers Market made its debut at First Presbyterian Church on Saturday, showcasing many of the vendors typically found at Academy Park in summertime. It will continue at this location throughout the winter, with the next market set for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11.
Hamburg man sentenced for fatally shooting victim inside north Buffalo business
Mon, Oct 30th 2023 01:35 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 36-year-old Salvatore S. Rizzo of Hamburg was sentenced this morning before Erie County Court Judge James Bargnesi to 20 years to life in prison.
Iconic Buffalo landmarks to light world in teal for Alzheimer's Awareness
Mon, Oct 30th 2023 01:35 pm
Landmarks across Buffalo, including Seneca One Tower, together with more than 1,000 buildings and landmarks around the world, will be lighting up teal Nov. 2 to raise Alzheimer's awareness as part of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America's "Light the World in Teal."
Get ready: Frosts & freezes, snow and sleet on the way
Mon, Oct 30th 2023 01:35 pm
Anyone who has experienced a Western New York winter knows that fierce frosts and wicked winds can make travel and outdoor conditions dangerous. With snow in the forecast, now is the time to get serious about winter preparedness for your home, vehicle, workplace and neighborhood.

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