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Longest-serving trustee in New York honored by NCCC
Fri, Jul 13th 2018 08:15 pm
Edward Pawenski was honored posthumously for his dedication to the establishment of Niagara County Community College at the June board meeting. The board of trustees passed a resolution to honor Pawenski for his service to NCCC, presenting a plaque to his family, including his grandson - Niagara County Legislator Richard Andres.
Buffalo Philharmonic seeks ushers for 2018-19 season
Fri, Jul 13th 2018 08:10 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is seeking to expand its corps of dedicated volunteer ushers in the coming season. The BPO is looking for volunteers to scan tickets, distribute programs, assist patrons in locating their seats, and aid with customer service during the 2018-19 season.
USAN: Public art installed at Old Falls Street in Niagara Falls
Fri, Jul 13th 2018 08:10 pm
USA Niagara Development Corp. HAS revealed a new sculpture based on the flowing waters of Niagara Falls by local artist Jesse Walp in downtown Niagara Falls. The towering sculpture is located on Old Falls Street where millions of tourists visit each year.
Costa FLW series 2018 attracts avid anglers for fishing fun AT Safe Harbor Marina
Fri, Jul 13th 2018 08:05 pm
The Erie County Department of Environment and Planning is reminding area anglers of the upcoming 2018 Cost FLW (Fishing League Worldwide) Tournament Series, which will be held July 26-28 and will launch from the Safe Harbor Marina on the Outer Harbor. The premium bass fishing tournament has 160 boats already registered with approximately 350 participants anticipated, but it is expected roughly 200 boats will be registered by the start of the event.
Newsboys United head to Chapel at CrossPoint
Fri, Jul 13th 2018 08:05 pm
Playing to capacity audiences during a history-making string of spring and summer shows, the unprecedented "Newsboys United Tour" has been extended through the end of the year.
Robert Irvine joins Anne Burrell in culinary boot camp rematch in new season of 'Worst Cooks in America'
Fri, Jul 13th 2018 08:05 pm
Chef Robert Irvine returns to battle chef Anne Burrell in a much-anticipated "Worst Cooks in America" rematch beginning Sunday, Aug. 12 (9 p.m. ET/PT), where the renowned chefs whip a roster of disastrous cooks into tip-top shape.
Jesus Culture will release live album, 'Living With A Fire,' on Aug. 31
Fri, Jul 13th 2018 08:00 pm
Jesus Culture and Capitol Christian Music Group announce the upcoming release of the new live worship album, "Living With A Fire," dropping Aug. 31. There are three new songs ("Freedom," "Center of Your Love" and "Living With A Fire") available from the forthcoming album along with the digital pre-order here. Also debuting today is the live video for the song "Freedom."
Nominations for 2018 'Ultimate Fairgoer' now being accepted
Fri, Jul 13th 2018 08:00 pm
Are you or someone you know deserving of the title of the greatest "Fair Fan" in Western New York? The Erie County Fair is now accepting nominations for someone to be named the 2018 "Ultimate Fairgoer."
Jacobs, Schimminger announce funding for Buffalo Religious Arts Center
Fri, Jul 13th 2018 08:00 pm
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs and Assemblyman Robin Schimminger have secured $100,000 to support much-needed capital improvements to the Buffalo Religious Arts Center (BRAC) in the heart of the city's Black Rock neighborhood.
Erie County Department of Health receives national recognition
Fri, Jul 13th 2018 08:00 pm
The National Association of County and City Health Officials recognized the Erie County Department of Health as Large Local Health Department of the Year at the 2018 NACCHO annual conference held this week in New Orleans. ECDOH received the award as a result of the department's communitywide leadership in developing programs and strategies to combat the opioid epidemic.
Modern helps dispose of unwanted electronics
Fri, Jul 13th 2018 08:00 pm
Modern Disposal Services recently assisted the Town of Lewiston in an electronic-waste recycling day for town residents. Many people came by to drop off old televisions, computers, electronics and tires.
Rana to join Memorial medical staff Sept. 1
Fri, Jul 13th 2018 08:00 pm
Gurteshwar Rana, M.D., a surgeon with experience in advanced surgical techniques, including minimally invasive metabolic and bariatric surgery, will join the surgery team at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center effective Sept. 1.
Welcome to Lewiston, John Lang Designs
Fri, Jul 13th 2018 08:00 pm
John Lang Designs celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the art studio on Friday, July 6, with friends, family, business owners, Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce board of directors and elected leaders. Mayor Anne Welch welcomed Lang and his family and staff member Allison to the Village of Lewiston in one of her first official duties in office.
Village of Lewiston: Board welcomes Frontier House input
Fri, Jul 13th 2018 07:05 am
Should the Village of Lewiston finalize a deal to purchase the Frontier House?
2018 Emmy Awards nominations announced
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 07:55 pm
Nominations for the 70th Emmy Awards were announced Thursday by the Television Academy in a ceremony hosted by Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington along with Samira Wiley from the Hulu series "The Handmaid's Tale" and Ryan Eggold from NBC's upcoming drama "New Amsterdam."
Wheatfield Towers hosting free concert series
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 05:40 pm
The Wheatfield Towers Summer Concert series will host its first band at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 19.
Join NCCC Alumni Association for Superhero Night with the Buffalo Bisons
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 05:40 pm
The Niagara County Community College Alumni Association is hosting Superhero Night with the Buffalo Bisons at 6:05 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11.
Wheatfield Family Dentistry says thanks
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 05:40 pm
Wheatfield Family Dentistry would like to thank everyone who attended its open house event on Thursday, June 28.
CSI team takes bronze at the National SkillsUSA competition
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 05:30 pm
Congratulations go out to the CSI team of Austin Briley (Lewiston-Porter), Claudia Wrate (Starpoint) and Kasey Taylor (Wilson).  The security and law enforcement students took third place at the National SkillsUSA competition held in Louisville, Kentucky.
NT Common Council honors two Girl Scouts for Gold Award
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 05:30 pm
Last Tuesday, the North Tonawanda Common Council met for their first meeting of August. At the meeting, the council honored two Girl Scouts - Noel Nickerson and Gabrielle Schrock - for earning the Gold Award.
Events named for first annual Music & Arts Festival of the Tonawandas
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 05:15 pm
In July, the Twin Cities will host the inaugural Music and Arts Festival of the Tonawandas, a five-day event highlighting the history and art communities of the two cities.
Local resident to appear on new game show
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 05:15 pm
On Monday, July 16, Niagara Falls native Christine Terry will be a contestant on GSN's newest survey based fill-in-the-blank game show, AMERICA SAYS, playing for a piece of the $15,000 potential jackpot.
Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum Festival set for 14th year
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 05:15 pm
On Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29, the Sanborn Historical Society will host its 14th annual Farm Museum Festival.
Calspan 5K Race to take place on the main runway at NF International Airport
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 05:15 pm
The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority announced last week that the Niagara Falls International Airport will host a premier 5K race at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, using its main runway. 
Northgate's 9th annual dog show a howling success
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 05:00 pm
Participants in Northgate Health Care Facility's 9th annual dog show took home prizes in various categories.
Pride in the Park a big hit
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 05:00 pm
On Saturday, the Town of Niagara held its Pride in the Park Independence Day celebration in front of a large audience at Veterans Memorial Park.
Canal Fest to return to T-NT
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 05:00 pm
Running from this Sunday, July 15, to Sunday, July 22, the 36th annual Canal Fest of the Tonawandas is a free event that will take place at Niawanda Park, Route 266 on River Road. The eight-day event will feature live music, carnival games and rides, food, competitions and several other activities.
Bergholz Volunteer Fire Company hosting 100th anniversary field days
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 04:50 pm
In 2018, the Bergholz Volunteer Fire Company rang in its 100th anniversary. The celebration continues Friday, July 20, and Saturday, July 21, at the firehall, 2470 Niagara Road, with the return of field days.
GH Gains hosting 7-on-7 flag football tourney for scholarship fund
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 04:30 pm
Go Hard Gains, a new strength training group in the Niagara County area, is hosting a 7-on-7 flag football tournament to raise funds for two scholarships to be given to local seniors in the area.
Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper acquires Weber Property in Town of Niagara
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 01:50 pm
Thursday morning, Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper Executive Director Jill Jedlicka and Town of Niagara Supervisor Lee Wallace announced the acquisition and restoration of 30 acres along Cayuga Creek in the town.
Buffalo Sabres sign Malone to one-year contract
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 11:25 am
The Buffalo Sabres on Thursday announced the team signed forward Sean Malone to a one-year, two-way contract worth $787,500 at the NHL level.
Ross re-elected chairman of the NCCC board
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 11:25 am
At the June board meeting, William Ross was re-elected for a second term as the chairman of the Niagara County Community College board of trustees, with Vice Chairperson Gina Virtuoso and Secretary Bonnie Sloma being re-elected into their positions as well. Vincent Sandonato was elected as financial secretary for his first term.
AAA: We're halfway through '100 Deadliest Days'
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 11:20 am
This week marks the halfway point of the "100 Deadliest Days," the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when teen driver-involved crashes rise 14 percent compared to the rest of the year. More than 1,050 people were killed in crashes involving a teen driver in 2016 during the "100 Deadliest Days." That is an average of 10 people per day - a 14 percent increase compared to the rest of the year, according to data analyzed by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.
Summer gets sweeter with return of 'Kids Baking Championship' on Food Network
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 10:00 am
School is out and kids are on summer break, but the talents of nine young bakers will be put to the test as they enter the "Kids Baking Championship," beginning on Monday, Aug. 6 (9 p.m. ET/PT). Hosts Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman return on the new season to challenge the skills of the bakers, ranging in age from 10 to 13, in difficult dessert trials to see who will make it to the top tier of the competition.
MercyMe's 'Grace Got You' tops multiple radio formats
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 10:00 am
Summer continues to heat up for multi-Platinum-selling band MercyMe with their latest single, "Grace Got You" Feat. John Reuben, taking over the No. 1 spots at Billboard Christian airplay (BDS), AC monitored and AC indicator charts, as well as the Mediabase Christian audience chart.
Dr. Cappuccino joins surgical team at NFMMC
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 10:00 am
Veteran Western New York spine surgeon Andrew Cappuccino, M.D., has joined the medical staff and will be performing surgery at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Buffalo Sabres hire Steve Smith as assistant coach
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 10:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday announced the team added Steve Smith to the club's existing coaching staff in the role of assistant coach.
NBC delivers the goods at San Diego Comic-Con with exclusive interactive activations, panels, screenings & fan giveaways
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 10:00 am
NBC returns to San Diego Comic-Con with plenty of "goodness" to share. Kick-start this year's SDCC experience with a tour of "The Good Place" interactive activation - the network's largest interactive fan experience yet - and follow-up with Q&A panel sessions for "The Good Place," "Manifest," Midnight, Texas" and the Golden Globe-winning NBC newcomer "Brooklyn Nine-Nine."
Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo announces grant awards totaling more than $1 million from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. legacy funds
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 10:00 am
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo announced Wednesday that 55 Western New York organizations will receive a total of more than $1 million in grant awards from endowment funds created to carry on the legacy of Ralph C. Wilson, Jr.
Chill 443 opens inside Wyndham Garden at Niagara Falls hotel
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 10:00 am
American Niagara Hospitality has announced the opening of Chill 443, an innovative restaurant concept distinguishing it as an ideal hangout in Niagara Falls, USA, for hotel guests, tourists and local patrons alike.