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Niagara Falls State Park offering prime viewing of 'Cascades of Fire' series
Tue, Nov 6th 2018 03:25 pm
Niagara Falls State Park will host Cascades of Fire International Fireworks Competition viewing parties for all six nights of the series.
Jingle Falls Street Hockey Tournament in Niagara Falls
Tue, Nov 6th 2018 03:20 pm
Join Anchor Bar Niagara Falls and the Niagara Falls Community Development Department for the second annual Jingle Falls Street Hockey Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 1.
Overcoming cigarettes may be one of the toughest battles for a veteran
Tue, Nov 6th 2018 03:20 pm
The veterans page at poignantly states: "If you can make it in the military, you can quit smoking."
Annual spaghetti dinner at Fatima Shrine
Tue, Nov 6th 2018 03:20 pm
Our Lady of Fatima Shrine Knights of Columbus Council No. 14622 will host its 11th annual spaghetti dinner from 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, in the Shrine Dining Hall, 1023 Swann Road, Lewiston.
Niagara Falls Community Development awarded Buffalo Bills Foundation flag football grant
Tue, Nov 6th 2018 03:20 pm
Youth flag football is coming to Niagara Falls, thanks to a grant from the Buffalo Bills Foundation. The flag football league will start in July 2019 as part of the department's "Summer In Your City" series.
'WWE Live' heads to KeyBank Center on Dec. 30
Tue, Nov 6th 2018 03:20 pm
WWE is bringing its "Holiday Tour" to KeyBank Center at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30. Tickets go on sale at noon on Friday and range from $119.50 to $19.50 (includes $4.50 facility fee). They can be purchased at the KeyBank Center box office, online at, or by calling 888-223-6000.
Niagara Gorge trail advisory
Tue, Nov 6th 2018 03:20 pm
Due to maintenance being done on the wall of the Niagara Gorge, the Great Gorge Trail between the Schoellkopf Power Plant Ruins and the Aquarium of Niagara will be closed today through Thursday, Nov. 8.
DEC, State Parks remind outdoor enthusiasts hunting & trapping seasons are open
Tue, Nov 6th 2018 03:20 pm
With several hunting and trapping seasons now open, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation are encouraging outdoor enthusiasts to follow some commonsense safety precautions this fall and winter.
'Manifest' star Melissa Roxburgh: Stakes about to ramp up
Mon, Nov 5th 2018 08:00 pm
In 2013, after vacationing with family, Michaela, her brother, Ben (Josh Dallas), and his ill young son, Cal (Jack Messina), boarded Montego Air Flight 828 headed back home to New York City. Their flight, while turbulent, didn't appear to be anything out of the ordinary. But when they touched down, Michaela and company were informed five years had passed.
Wash-n-wax volunteers keep local landmarks shining
Mon, Nov 5th 2018 01:25 pm
Every year, volunteers from the Historical Association of Lewiston meet to wash and put a coat of wax on Lewiston's two large-scale bronze monuments. Last Sunday's weather was perfect and the crew met at the Freedom Crossing and Tuscarora Heroes monuments to perform their magic.
Volunteers needed to wrap gifts and support people with disabilities
Mon, Nov 5th 2018 01:25 pm
Do you enjoy wrapping gifts? If so, Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara has a volunteer opportunity for you!
Lower demand, lower gas prices in WNY
Mon, Nov 5th 2018 01:25 pm
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $2.76, down 6 cents from last week. One year ago, the price was $2.53. The New York state average is $2.94 - down 2 cents from last week. A year ago, the state average was $2.66.
November is National Adoption Awareness Month
Mon, Nov 5th 2018 01:20 pm
Each year, November is recognized as National Adoption Awareness Month. During this month, leaders in the foster care and adoption communities raise awareness, specifically about the 110,000-plus children and youth who are currently in foster care and awaiting forever families.
Praytell gets in holiday spirit with new release
Mon, Nov 5th 2018 01:20 pm
Three years after the release of their debut Christmas album, "It's Almost Christmas, Volume I," Jon & Valerie Guerra are back to charm hearts with more warm, nostalgic holiday tunes with "Volume II." Since their debut album burst onto the scene in 2015, the married couple have officially become "Praytell," a general market duo that has toured nationally and internationally, while continuing to tour with Jon's solo project, Jon Guerra.
NORLIC Land Bank awarded $500,000
Mon, Nov 5th 2018 01:20 pm
New York State Office of the Attorney General, Enterprise Community Partners Inc. and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) have made funding available across New York state for newly formed land banks. Enterprise is now dedicating additional funding to support land banks, with funds coming from a bank settlement negotiated by the office of the attorney general. Enterprise selected the Niagara Orleans Regional Land Improvement Corp. (NORLIC) as a recipient of a grant in the amount of $500,000.
'Shop Small': Business owners hosting 'Holiday Kick-Off Lewiston Style'
Mon, Nov 5th 2018 07:00 am
"Holiday Kick-Off Lewiston Style" will take place Saturday, Nov. 10. Inspirations on Canvas owner Kathy Pignatora and You & Me proprietor Laura Mann Falsetti came up with the idea, hoping to spur additional foot traffic in a traditionally slow time of year.
Falcons girls volleyball wins first sectional championship
Sun, Nov 4th 2018 12:45 am
"Phew." That was the first gasp out of Niagara-Wheatfield girls volleyball coach Brandi Cochran after her team defeated Williamsville South in the Class A Sectional Finals, 3-2.
Colvin Cleaners distributes record number of coats
Sat, Nov 3rd 2018 05:40 pm
The first of three free giveaways of coats and winter items resulted in a Colvin Cleaners "Coats For Kids" record one-day distribution of nearly 6,500 coats, gloves, scarves and hats Saturday at the Kenmore Knights of Columbus. The result of the overwhelming outpouring of families in need was a call by the company for more donations of kids' winter coats, gloves, hats and scarves.
UB Police investigating hit-and-run accident
Sat, Nov 3rd 2018 05:35 pm
University at Buffalo Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian that occurred just before 10 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 1) on Hadley Road in front of the Hadley Village Apartments on UB's North Campus.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Soma Cura holds ribbon-cutting for beach salt room, revamped café
Sat, Nov 3rd 2018 07:05 am
Soma Cura Wellness Center - a yoga studio, massage center and vegan café near Tops in the Benderson plaza - is now home to the first salt beach room in Western New York.
Lower Niagara Community Survivors Group poised to positively impact community
Sat, Nov 3rd 2018 07:00 am
The Community Survivors Group recently raised a whopping $21,000 at a one-day benefit event held at The Lewiston Stone House.
Veterans helping veterans: 3F Club hosts HAVA event for disabled veterans
Sat, Nov 3rd 2018 07:00 am
In recognition of Veterans Day, on Saturday, Oct. 20, the Fin-Feather-Fur Conservation Society in Lewiston (3F Club) played host to a small group representing the country's recent past heroes of conflict.
Pitching in for DeGlopper Memorial; parade set
Sat, Nov 3rd 2018 07:00 am
Etched glass biographies of Grand Island servicemen killed in action are moving closer to completion thanks to the efforts of Island benefactors and student volunteers working out of the Grand Island High School technology wing.
Obituary: Lorene F. Soares
Sat, Nov 3rd 2018 07:00 am
Lorene F. Soares passed away peacefully at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital on Oct. 28, 2018.
Where's Will? Universal Orlando Resort to re-open Halloween Horror Nights haunted house to celebrate 'Stranger Things Day'
Fri, Nov 2nd 2018 06:15 pm
On Nov. 6, the Upside Down will return to Universal Studios Florida as the incredibly popular "Stranger Things" haunted house returns for one day to commemorate the anniversary of Will Byers' disappearance in the critically acclaimed Netflix series.
Candidates visit GOP rally
Fri, Nov 2nd 2018 06:05 pm
The Town of Lewiston Republican Committee held its "Lewiston Election Rally" on Thursday evening at The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q.
Obituary: Mary Alice 'Ginger' McNally passes
Fri, Nov 2nd 2018 05:15 pm
Mary Alice "Ginger" McNally died peacefully at Niagara Hospice in Lockport, New York, on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. She was the daughter of Maj. Gen. Clinton F. and Mary Rossen Robinson.
AAA advises drivers & pedestrians on safety as clocks turn back
Fri, Nov 2nd 2018 04:35 pm
Are you struggling with dark mornings on your way to work and as the kids head out to school? It's about to change. With daylight saving time ending Sunday, Nov. 4, at 2 a.m., Americans will "fall back" and set their clocks back one hour to standard time.
Niagara Falls Peacemakers holds first coat drive, announces holiday season giveaways
Fri, Nov 2nd 2018 04:35 pm
The Niagara Falls Peacemakers will respond to the needs of the people by holding free kids' coat drive, in partnership with Dream Homes Property Management, City of Niagara Falls Youth Director Sanquin Starks and Cameron's Transport.
'Jeopardy! Teen Tournament' is back
Fri, Nov 2nd 2018 04:15 pm
Generation Z, meet "Jeopardy!" The "Teen Tournament" is back, and it starts Wednesday, Nov. 7. Fifteen of America's sharpest students aged 14-17 will compete over the course of the two-week event; only one will claim the $100,000 grand prize.
Guitar virtuoso Stephane Wrembel and his band to perform in Buffalo
Fri, Nov 2nd 2018 04:15 pm
Award-winning guitarist Stephane Wrembel, specialized in the Django Reinhardt style, will perform at the Sportsmen's Tavern, 326 Amherst St., Buffalo, on Saturday, Nov. 10.
Russell Salvatore surprises vets with pledge to provide accessibility renovations to Gierlach Post
Fri, Nov 2nd 2018 04:10 pm
The Veteran Post Restoration of Erie County, NY Inc. presented Russell J. Salvatore with its first "milestone flag," signifying the first $10,000 raised to improve and modernize local veteran posts.
Erie County Fiscal Stability Authority signals approval of proposed 2019 Erie County budget, 4-year plan
Fri, Nov 2nd 2018 04:05 pm
The Erie County Fiscal Stability Authority board of directors on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution approving the proposed 2019 Erie County budget and accompanying four-year plan, submitted by the Poloncarz administration on Oct. 12. In its resolution, the ECFSA board stated its finding that "the 2019-22 financial plan is complete and compliant with NYS Public Authorities Law," and that, as a result, the ECFSA itself would remain in an advisory status.
Jesus Culture's Kim Walker-Smith releases new Christmas Single
Fri, Nov 2nd 2018 04:05 pm
Jesus Culture's Kim Walker-Smith is releasing a brand-new Christmas single, "Love Came Down," available HERE. Fans will be able to hear this new single along with other holiday favorites from her past Christmas project on the upcoming K-Love Christmas Tour with Big Daddy Weave and Brandon Heath.
Riley Clemmons releases 2 renditions of holiday classics
Fri, Nov 2nd 2018 03:45 pm
Listeners can unwrap "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" and "Silent Night" from Riley Clemmons in a brand-new, digital multi-track unveiled today. This marks the first holiday tunes from the 18-year-old singer/songwriter who dropped her self-titled debut earlier this year to a resonating 27 million global streams.
The Afters celebrate, give glimpse of future with 'The Beginning and Everything After'
Fri, Nov 2nd 2018 03:45 pm
The Afters' "The Beginning and Everything After" is available today, offering a memorable musical journey. The dozen-track greatest hits collection celebrates the triumphs, including chart-topping singles, TV placements, an MTVU Award, GMA Dove Awards and other accolades alongside two new offerings: "Well Done" and "Fear No More."
UB: CRIA awarded more than $4 million from NIH to study effects of prenatal alcohol and drug use
Fri, Nov 2nd 2018 03:45 pm
Scientists at the University at Buffalo's Clinical Research Institute on Addictions (CRIA) recently received more than $4 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the effects of drinking, smoking and marijuana use during pregnancy.
New Gotee Records artist Cochren & Co. debuts with 2-song single
Fri, Nov 2nd 2018 03:30 pm
Gotee Records announces the newest member to its family: Cochren & Co. The singer/songwriter and piano player Michael Cochren hails from Montgomery, Indiana, and released his label debut two-song single earlier this week. It features the songs "Church (Take Me Back)" and "Grave."
UB oral biology researchers receive combined $6.6M to study gum disease, Sjögren's syndrome, bone loss
Fri, Nov 2nd 2018 03:30 pm
Researchers within the University at Buffalo department of oral biology were recently awarded six grants totaling $6.6 million, helping to double funding received by the department from the previous year.
Jewish paper-cutting workshop at Castellani Art Museum
Fri, Nov 2nd 2018 07:00 am
Join the Castellani Art Museum at Niagara University from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, to learn about the folk art of Jewish paper-cutting, led by Aharon Baruch. Participants in this hands-on workshop will learn about the history, tools, techniques and common designs of this traditional art, and make their own paper-cut works.

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