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Aquarium of Niagara, volunteers to participate in international coastal cleanup campaign
Fri, Sep 13th 2019 07:20 pm
More than 50 volunteers will roll up their sleeves on Saturday to take on pollution in the Great Lakes. The cleanup crew will begin 10 a.m. (rain or shine) at Fort Niagara State Park in Youngstown.
NBC Sports kicks off 29th season of Notre Dame Football
Fri, Sep 13th 2019 07:20 pm
NBC Sports' 29th season of Notre Dame Football kicks off this Saturday, Sept. 14, at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC when the Fighting Irish (1-0) host the New Mexico Lobos (1-0) at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana.
Wheatfield meeting hits bumpy roads
Fri, Sep 13th 2019 04:35 pm
Al D'Angelo of the subdivision, Country Meadows, in the Town of Wheatfield made a plea to the Town Board to repave his street. The long-time resident who said that he was asked to represent his neighbors, noted he has been lobbying for years, but keeps getting the same answer from Highway Superintendent Paul Siegmann: "There's no money in the budget."
Greenway for Gratwick, but not Sutherland
Fri, Sep 13th 2019 04:35 pm
The Niagara Greenway Commission met on Tuesday at the Niawanda Park's pavilion in Tonawanda with two projects to consider and grant Greenway funds to.
Support local art at 'Uncorked for Creativity' in NT
Fri, Sep 13th 2019 04:35 pm
The Carnegie Art Center in North Tonawanda will be celebrating the beginning of fall with its event called "Uncorked for Creativity" in the outdoors right outside the building on the art center's lawn.
Niagara SPCA to link business heads with big hearts
Fri, Sep 13th 2019 04:30 pm
The Niagara SPCA has a new program aimed at emptying its facilities. It seeks help from the community. Understandably, a lot of people can't help by adopting an animal, but the SPCA is hoping that community businesses and individuals would like to be the second best thing: the force behind finding each of these pets a home. It's called "Sponsor a Cage."
TIME FOR THE WING TO ENTER THE RING; vote for 'WNY's Best Wings'
Fri, Sep 13th 2019 04:10 pm
If there is a better food than chicken wings, we haven't found it.
Electric Lights Parade on hiatus for 2019
Fri, Sep 13th 2019 04:05 pm
The talk of the residents in Town of Niagara on Friday was of a press release posted on the town's Facebook page. According to the release, the Electric Lights Parade is taking a year off from marching on Military Road. It will continue in 2020.
2nd annual 'Rockout Cancer' to raise money for survivors, encourage people to get screened
Fri, Sep 13th 2019 03:40 pm
The second annual "Rockout Cancer" will run from noon until 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, at the Lewiston Stone House, 755 Center St.
United Way kicks off campaign 2019
Fri, Sep 13th 2019 03:25 pm
The United Way of Greater Niagara launched its fall campaign Friday at the Four Points Sheridan in Niagara Falls. UWGN Board Chairman Bob Kazeangin introduced Michael Sigurdson, a store manager of Wegmans in Niagara Falls, and Marcus Latham, a former teacher, as well as a former president of Niagara Falls Teachers Local 801, as co-chairs for campaign 2019.
Kevin Guest House hosts first 'Supper in the Street' event in Buffalo
Fri, Sep 13th 2019 07:00 am
This Saturday, Sept. 14, Kevin Guest House will host "Supper in the Street" - a first-of-its-kind fundraising event featuring the longest dinner table in Buffalo, in the middle of Ellicott Street. The table will accommodate nearly 400 guests.
October's 'Lantern and Lore Tours' share darker side of Old Fort Niagara's history
Fri, Sep 13th 2019 07:00 am
Old Fort Niagara is ready to share its darker side with visitors during its new "Lantern and Lore Tours" in October. Tickets are now on sale for this seasonal fundraiser, which benefits the fort's educational programming.
Brady steps down as IDA chairman
Thu, Sep 12th 2019 07:00 pm
Steve Brady, chairman of Niagara County's Industrial Development Agency, has provided formal notice to county leadership that he will step away from his role effective today.
Allison Miller sheds light on why 'A Million Little Things' works so well
Thu, Sep 12th 2019 06:20 pm
Gary (James Roday) is on the rebound from breast cancer, and has a chance encounter with Maggie (Allison Miller), whom he believes is also in remission. As they grow closer, he learns she not only has a reoccurrence, but also refuses to get treatment. In fact, Maggie is so determined to spare her loved ones, she lives in an apartment with most of her belongings already boxed up.
Carson Wentz leads Eagles against Matt Ryan & Falcons on NBC's 'Sunday Night Football'
Thu, Sep 12th 2019 03:20 pm
Carson Wentz and the Philadelphia Eagles visit Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons in a battle of the birds this week on NBC's "Sunday Night Football." Coverage begins at 7 p.m. ET on NBC, followed by kickoff at 8:20 p.m. from Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
Buffalo Sabres announce training camp roster
Thu, Sep 12th 2019 03:20 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday announced the roster for the team's training camp, which begins today, when players are scheduled to report for testing and physicals. Training camp will be held primarily at KeyBank Center, with sessions open to the public on Sunday, Sept. 15; Thursday, Sept. 26; and Friday, Sept. 27.
ABC News presents 2-hour TV event on life & tragic death of Phil Hartman
Thu, Sep 12th 2019 03:15 pm
Phil Hartman is best known for his iconic impersonations of Bill Clinton in countless "Saturday Night Live" skits, voicing Troy McClure on "The Simpsons," and starring in the sitcom "NewsRadio."
'Cake Boss' Buddy Valastro beats Guinness World Records title for 'Most cupcakes iced/frosted in one minute' on 'Live with Kelly and Ryan'
Thu, Sep 12th 2019 03:15 pm
"Record Breaker Week" continues on "Live with Kelly and Ryan," and this morning's record-breaking attempt was the icing on the cake, as "Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro crushed the Guinness World Records title for "Most cupcakes iced/frosted in one minute." Valastro and hosts Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest all faced off in the challenge, with the "Cake Boss" ultimately coming out on top after icing an impressive 36 cupcakes.
Buffalo Sabres, Roswell Park team up for free prostate cancer early detection event on Sept. 17
Thu, Sep 12th 2019 03:15 pm
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Buffalo Sabres are teaming up to offer free prostate cancer education and testing for eligible men. The "One Team, One Goal: Together to Beat Cancer" event on Tuesday, Sept. 17, is part of an ongoing initiative to reduce cancer's impact among the team's fans through prevention, education and early detection.
For the first time, Amy Grant to release limited-edition Christmas vinyl box set: 'Home for Christmas,' 'A Christmas Album' & 'A Christmas to Remember'
Thu, Sep 12th 2019 02:20 pm
For the first time ever, multi-Platinum, multi-Grammy Award winner Amy Grant is releasing her successful Christmas projects in a limited edition vinyl box set on Oct. 11. The one-of-a-kind set will feature "Home for Christmas," as well as two other classic Grant Christmas projects "A Christmas Album" and "A Christmas to Remember."
NCCC Athletic Wall of Fame event this Saturday
Thu, Sep 12th 2019 02:10 pm
The Niagara County Community College Athletic Department will unveil the re-designed Athletic Wall of Fame from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, in the main gym.
Next blender at Baker Farms
Thu, Sep 12th 2019 02:00 pm
Join the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce for the fall business blender on Thursday, Sept. 19, at Baker Farm Market & U Pick. A fun night of networking and fun is planned, beginning at 5 p.m. at 2100 Youngstown-Lockport Road, Ransomville.
UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine accepting applications for The Compassion Project
Thu, Sep 12th 2019 02:00 pm
UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is now accepting applications from nonprofit organizations that work in the health and wellness sector in Western New York to be considered for The Compassion Project charitable grant program.
Applications now being accepted for $1M in Grants to Improve State Parks, Trails, Historic Sites & Public Lands
Thu, Sep 12th 2019 02:00 pm
Parks & Trails New York (PTNY) and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, with support from Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, announced the fifth round of competitive grants through the New York State Park and Trail Partnership Grants program, funded through the state Environmental Protection Fund.
Gooch delivers concert funds to Veterans One-stop
Thu, Sep 12th 2019 10:00 am
At the final "Thursdays on the Water" concert of 2019, Niagara County Legislator Jesse Gooch presented a donation of $5,228.71 to the Veterans One-stop Center of Western New York.
Higgins & Stefanik push legislation requiring minimum Customs & Border Protection staffing levels between US & Canada
Thu, Sep 12th 2019 10:00 am
Congressmembers Brian Higgins (D-NY-26) and Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) announced introduction of the BOUND (Border Officer Utilization for National Defense) Act, requiring minimum staffing levels for Customs and Border Protection officers stationed at ports of entry along the northern border.
Buffalo Bills extend partnership with Toshiba
Thu, Sep 12th 2019 09:55 am
Pegula Sports & Entertainment announced the Buffalo Bills and Toshiba America Business Solutions have entered a multiyear partnership agreement that extends Toshiba's status as the Official Copier Provider of the Buffalo Bills.
NCCC Foundation to recognize distinguished student scholars at annual Scholarship Gala
Wed, Sep 11th 2019 03:50 pm
Six new, distinguished student scholarship recipients will be showcased at the annual Niagara County Community College Foundation Scholarship Gala on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute.
RG&E, NYSEG remind customers of gas safety tips
Wed, Sep 11th 2019 03:45 pm
RG&E and NYSEG, subsidiaries of AVANGRID Inc., want to remind customers to rely on their senses when detecting a natural gas leak. Pipelines are statistically the safest way to transport energy products like natural gas. However, a malfunction involving attached equipment or damage could create a gas leak.
SBA Buffalo District seeks nominations for Small Business Week 2020
Wed, Sep 11th 2019 03:45 pm
Do you or someone you know have what it takes to become America's Small Business Person of the Year for 2020? If so, the U.S. Small Business Administration wants to hear from you.
'Play Fore Pink' tournament raises $7,205 for breast cancer awareness
Wed, Sep 11th 2019 03:25 pm
From left, Play Fore Pink committee co-chair Maryjean Thompson, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center President and CEO Joseph A. Ruffolo and Play Fore Pink co-chair Adeline Candella join members of Memorial's women's services team for the presentation of proceeds from the 2019 Play Fore Pink golf tournament, held Aug. 7 at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
Woodbox has 'Funny Money'
Wed, Sep 11th 2019 03:20 pm
"Funny Money," written by Ray Cooney and directed by Brandon Miniccucci, will be presented by Western Door Playhouse at the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center's Woodbox Theatre.
Memorial Medical Center donates hospital beds to overseas medical mission
Wed, Sep 11th 2019 03:15 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center this week donated 25 hospital beds that are no longer used by the medical center to the Father Isaac Foundation, a Niagara Falls-based charity that supports the provision of free medical care to impoverished areas of sub-Saharan Africa, especially Nigeria.
Memorial announces 2020 Premier co-chairs
Wed, Sep 11th 2019 03:15 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has named co-chairs for the 2020 Premier, the medical center's annual black tie gala: Rajinder Bajwa, M.D., F.I.D.S.A., Simmanjeet Mangat, M.D., Marnie LaVigne, Ph.D., and Robert Fohl.
Progress continues on Lewiston's 'Circle of Honor' VFW memorial
Wed, Sep 11th 2019 03:00 pm
Significant progress will be seen this month at the construction site of the new Lewiston "Circle of Honor" at Academy Park.
ABC's 'A Million Little Things' fans can mobilize to unlock the opening scene of season 2 premiere on Twitter
Wed, Sep 11th 2019 09:40 am
Calling all "Millionaires!" Two weeks before the season premiere of "A Million Little Things," @AMillionABC will kick-off a "Heart for Reminder" opportunity, giving Twitter users a sneak peek of the heartbreaking opening scene of the season two premiere.
Ortt holds public health forum on industrial wind
Wed, Sep 11th 2019 09:35 am
On Tuesday, Republican New York State Sen. Rob Ortt held a public forum to investigate the public health impacts of industrial wind on the communities they are located. At this event, Ortt hosted professionals in the fields of public health, acoustics and audiology who presented information on industrial wind turbines and the impacts they had on the communities in which they were located.
ABC's 'Dancing with the Stars' returns with special season premiere, featuring 12 celebrities ready to compete for coveted Mirrorball Trophy
Wed, Sep 11th 2019 09:35 am
"Dancing with the Stars" is back and better than ever with a new, well-known and energetic cast of 12 celebrities who are ready to move out of their comfort zones and hit the ballroom floor. The competition begins with a two-hour season premiere, live, Monday, Sept. 16 (8 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-PG, L) Episodes can also be viewed the next day on ABC.com, the ABC app and Hulu.
NBC renews 'Songland' for second season
Wed, Sep 11th 2019 09:25 am
NBC has renewed the hit songwriting competition series "Songland" for a second season.
Color Your City Run in Niagara Falls
Wed, Sep 11th 2019 09:20 am
Niagara Falls Community Development's 2019 Color Your City Run is set for Friday, Sept. 20. Run or walk through Hyde Park with fellow Niagara Falls residents as summer comes to a close.