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Skillet & for KING & COUNTRY unite for 'joy.UNLEASHED | The Tour'
Tue, Jan 23rd 2018 04:40 pm
Skillet and for KING & COUNTRY unveiled they will join forces for "joy.UNLEASHED | The Tour" stopping in over a dozen markets from mid-April through early May. The unprecedented double-headliner lineup will visit San Antonio, Cedar Rapids, Huntsville, Orlando and Miami.
UB: CPR, not 'scoop and run,' should be priority with cardiac arrest patients
Tue, Jan 23rd 2018 04:40 pm
A change in protocol for treating out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients in Western New York has yielded striking results: Twice as many patients now survive.
NBC Sports to feature 4-D replays during coverage of 2018 Honda NHL All-Star Game & GEICO NHL All-Star Skills Competition
Tue, Jan 23rd 2018 04:40 pm
NBC Sports and the NHL announced they will work with 4DReplay to provide a unique 4-D (four-dimensional video) look at replays, for viewers watching NBC Sports Group's coverage of the 2018 Honda NHL All-Star Game and GEICO NHL All-Star Skills Challenge.
'An Evening with Andrew Bird' Feb. 24 at UB Center for the Arts
Tue, Jan 23rd 2018 04:35 pm
The University at Buffalo Center for the Arts presents "An Evening with Andrew Bird" at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24. Tickets are on sale now.
Global fashion retailer H&M expands, to open new location at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls
Tue, Jan 23rd 2018 04:35 pm
H & M, Hennes and Mauritz Inc., one of the world's largest fashion retailers, has announced a new location in Niagara Falls. Measuring approximately 21,000 square feet, the new location at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls is set to open this summer. H&M officials said they have experienced a warm welcome from customers and fans in New York and are happy to continue to expand store and employee counts in the state.
WinterFest brings free seasonal fun to Chestnut Ridge Park
Tue, Jan 23rd 2018 04:35 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz, along with Commissioner of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry Daniel J. Rizzo and members of the Orchard Park Department of Recreation and Chestnut Ridge Conservancy, announced the return of WinterFest to Chestnut Ridge.
Ortt co-sponsors pistol permit deadline extender
Tue, Jan 23rd 2018 04:35 pm
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt, R-I-North Tonawanda, joined 12 of his colleagues in the Senate and co-sponsored legislation that would extend the state's pistol recertification deadline by an additional two months - until March 31 - allowing New York's pistol permitholders more time to comply with the change in law.
ECHDC meets, approves construction management contract for Canalside interpretive structures project
Tue, Jan 23rd 2018 04:35 pm
The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. board of directors met and approved a contract for construction management services related to the Anchorinterpretive structures project.
Arts Services Initiative curates group exhibition featuring 27 artists at Main Street Gallery in Buffalo
Tue, Jan 23rd 2018 04:30 pm
"Merging Mediums" will showcase the work of 27 artists ranging in style and medium, including painting, sculpture, interactive art, music, poetry and dance. The exhibition will feature a collective of Western New York artists who participated in the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) conference hosted by Arts Services Initiative of WNY (ASI) in October 2016.
NBC Sports presents live coverage of 2018 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend from Tampa
Tue, Jan 23rd 2018 04:30 pm
NBC Sports surrounds the 2018 NHL All-Star Weekend in Tampa with comprehensive live coverage on NBCSN and NBC, culminating with the 2018 Honda NHL All-Star Game on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. ET on NBC. This marks the second consecutive year NBC Sports has showcased the 3-on-3 tournament on network television.
Ready to be a Super Bowl party champion? 'The Chew' is coaching you to victory
Tue, Jan 23rd 2018 04:00 pm
"The Chew" is your destination to make you the MVP of Super Bowl party hosts. Emmy Award-winning co-hosts Michael Symon, Clinton Kelly and Carla Hall will coach you to a Super Bowl culinary victory.
Academy Awards: 90th Oscars nominations announced
Tue, Jan 23rd 2018 11:35 am
Actress-comedian Tiffany Haddish and actor-director Andy Serkis, joined by Academy President John Bailey, announced the 90th Academy Awards nominations Tuesday morning live from the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater via a global live stream on,, the Academy's digital platforms, a satellite feed and broadcast media.
North Tonawanda Mayor Pappas & wife, Linda, to host 8th annual Snowflake Ball to benefit Boys & Girls Club
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 05:05 pm
City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas and his wife, Linda, announce the eighth annual Mayor's Charity Snowflake Ball will be held Saturday, Feb. 17, at Gratwick Banquet Hall, 110 Ward Road, North Tonawanda.
'American Ninja Warrior: USA Vs. the World,' 'Timeless' season 2 premiere jumpstart Sunday night family viewing beginning March 11
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 04:50 pm
Looking to create strong family-friendly viewing on Sundays beginning March 11, NBC will air its annual three-hour "American Ninja Warrior: USA Vs. the World" special at 7 p.m. ET/PT and conclude the night with the highly anticipated second-season premiere of "Timeless."
Daryl Hall & John Oates, Train join forces for co-headline summer 2018 tour
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 04:50 pm
Multi-platinum and award-winning artists Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train on Monday announced a co-headline North American summer tour, kicking off May 1 in Sacramento, California, and wrapping Aug. 11 in Seattle, Washington.
Catholic Health offers dinner program on less-invasive approach to hip replacement surgery
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 04:35 pm
Reservations are still being accepted for a special informational dinner program, "A Different Angle on Hip Surgery: Anterior Hip Replacement."
Breast Cancer Network of WNY to host nutritional seminar
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 04:35 pm
The Breast Cancer Network of WNY (BCN) will present a seminar for breast cancer patients and survivors at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 3297 Walden Ave., Depew.
Joan Elizabeth Seamans running against Collins for 27th District
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 04:30 pm
Joan Elizabeth Seamans says she is a strong, compassionate woman who is ready to bring back decency and be a voice for the people of NY Congressional District 27.
NBC Sports announces Super Bowl LII on-air team for Patriots-Eagles - network's 19th Super Bowl broadcast
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 04:25 pm
With the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles set to face off in Super Bowl LII, NBC Sports Group on Monday announced its broadcast team ahead of the network's coverage of the game from Minneapolis. Coverage of Super Bowl LII from U.S. Bank Stadium begins at noon ET Sunday, Feb. 4, at on NBC.
DEC announces results of comprehensive sampling at Niagara Sanitation Landfill finds no off-site exposure to contaminants
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 04:20 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos on Monday announced DEC has completed its comprehensive investigation of the Niagara Sanitation Landfill in the Town of Wheatfield. Results of expanded surface soil, subsurface soil and groundwater sampling conducted at properties both on- and off-site, indicate landfill contaminants do not present an off-site exposure concern to neighboring properties.
Lauren Alaina will join Jason Aldean on his 'High Noon Neon Tour' this summer
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 02:10 pm
Lauren Alaina will join Jason Aldean on his "High Noon Neon Tour" this summer. The trek, which will also feature Luke Combs, will kick off May 10 in Kansas City, Missouri, and hit 34 cities across the country.
Lady Antebellum & Darius Rucker announce co-headlining trek, 'Summer Plays On Tour'
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 02:10 pm
Seven-time Grammy Award-winning and current nominees Lady Antebellum and three-time Grammy-winner Darius Rucker announced they will head out on the road together for their co-headlining "Summer Plays On Tour," kicking off July 19 in Toronto.
Rose Chiropractic readies for 28th annual 'Doctors with a Heart Day'
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 02:10 pm
From 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 10, Dr. Glenda R. Rose and Dr. Thomas G. Barba of Rose Chiropractic P.C. in Lewiston will sponsoring the 28th annual "Doctors with a Heart Day" for their patients. Nonperishable food items will be collected to benefit the Niagara Community Action Program (NiaCAP) food pantry in exchange for chiropractic services.
Hospice volunteers gear up for spring bouquet sale
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 02:10 pm
Staff and volunteers from Niagara Hospice are gearing up for the 2018 spring bouquet sale. The event will run from March 5-11 with pre-sale bouquets ordered throughout the month of February.
NYS Tax Department: Don't slow your employees' tax refunds
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 02:10 pm
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance reminds employers to file their withholding taxes accurately and on time so they don't delay any refunds owed to their employees.
Douglas J. Usiak of Western New York Independent Living to be inducted into the NYS Disability Rights Hall of Fame
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 02:10 pm
The New York State Independent Living Council (NYSILC) has announced the eight inaugural inductees into the State Disability Rights Hall of Fame (HOF), and one of the distinguished honorees is Douglas J. Usiak, who has been executive director of the Western New York Independent Living Inc. family of agencies since 1983.
Area high school students compete in 14th annual Taste of Education
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 02:10 pm
The WNY Chapter of the New York State Restaurant Association has announced the return of "Taste of Education," a friendly culinary competition featuring local high school students pursuing a career in the restaurant and hospitality industry. The event, themed "Pasta - Knock Down With Noodles" will be held from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, at Salvatore's Italian Gardens.
'Sweet Charity' offers evening of food & fun to benefit Food Bank of WNY
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 02:10 pm
The 12th annual "Sweet Charity," to benefit the Food Bank of WNY, will offer guests the opportunity to enjoy food and drink selections from a variety of Western New York establishments all under one roof.
Food Network takes 'Game Day Eats' live
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 02:10 pm
Food Network will go live Saturday, Feb. 3, with a cross-platform "Game Day Eats" experience, offering game day recipes, tips and inspiration across the brand's linear, digital and convergent properties (including Facebook Live, digital series "Food Network Finds," Spoon University, as well as a half-time report during Saturday's 11 a.m. ET episode of "The Kitchen").
MercyMe achieves Gold & Triple-Platinum certification
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 02:10 pm
MercyMe's landmark album "Almost There" has been RIAA-certified Triple-Platinum (3 million albums sold). In addition, their most recent No. 1 hit single, "Even If," was certified Gold (500,000 singles sold).
UB Dental adds nurses, dieticians & audiologists to treat more than smiles on annual day of care
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 02:10 pm
The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine is delivering more than healthy smiles this February.
Former Ambassador Susan Rice to appear at UB Feb. 28
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 09:55 am
Former national security adviser Susan E. Rice will speak at the University at Buffalo at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, in Alumni Arena on the UB north campus. She is the featured speaker in UB's 42nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration event, which is part of the university's Distinguished Speakers Series.
Niagara Small Business Development Center to host free entrepreneurial workshop
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 09:55 am
The Niagara Small Business Development Center, in conjunction with Niagara County Community College, is hosting a free workshop called "Start-Up Café" on Saturday, Jan. 27.
EPIC receives $5,000 from Kelly for Kids
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 09:55 am
EPIC - Every Person Influences Children - announced it received $5,000 from the Kelly for Kids Foundation. This donation will fund two EPIC car seat safety events in 2018. These events will include a car seat safety class, a car seat safety checking station, and the replacement of any damaged, recalled or expired car seats, as well as the distribution of car seats to those who don't even have one for their child(ren).
HS Hockey: Woods leads Niagara-Wheatfield to victory
Sat, Jan 20th 2018 09:35 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield head coach Rick Wrazin knows when his team is at its best. On Saturday night versus Lancaster, he saw some good things, but said his team was outplayed. Regardless, the Falcons won their third straight division game over the Legends, 2-0.
HS Hoops: Niagara Falls upends Lockport in NFL play
Sat, Jan 20th 2018 06:00 pm
For about two weeks now, Niagara Frontier League teams and fans had Jan. 20 circled on the calendar for one reason; Niagara Falls versus Lockport. The game was hyped up by players and students all over social media, as two of the top teams in the NFL battled on Saturday afternoon. The Wolverines were the victors, defeating Lockport, 72-58.
Kelly Ripa & Ryan Seacrest host 'Live's After Oscar Show'
Sat, Jan 20th 2018 10:35 am
As the sun comes up over Hollywood on Monday morning, March 5, "Live with Kelly and Ryan" hosts Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest will relive the excitement and glamour of the biggest night in showbiz with "Live's After Oscar Show," airing in national syndication live at 9 a.m. EST.
Final episodes of 'Star Wars Rebels' begin Feb. 19 on Disney XD
Sat, Jan 20th 2018 10:35 am
The beginning of the end starts Monday, Feb. 19 (9 p.m. EST), when the critically acclaimed animated series "Star Wars Rebels" returns to Disney XD with new episodes as the series nears its grand finale. The final episodes will unfold over three weeks, with two back-to-back episodes premiering every Monday night on Disney XD, until its epic 90-minute conclusion on Monday, March 5 (8:30 p.m.).
Buffalo Zoo welcomes new snow leopard
Sat, Jan 20th 2018 10:30 am
Altai, a 1-year-old male snow leopard, comes to the Buffalo Zoo from the Akron Zoo where he was one of three born March 5, 2016. Named after the Altai Republic and Altai Mountain Range, he arrived in Buffalo in early October. After successful clearance of health quarantine, he began his introductions to his new habitat. He will share his habitat with the Buffalo Zoo's 2-year-old female snow leopard Sabrina.
Romantic comedy on Ghostlight Theatre stage
Sat, Jan 20th 2018 10:30 am
The romantic comedy "Ah, Wilderness" by Eugene O'Neill will be presented at the Ghostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck St., North Tonawanda, at 7 p.m. Feb. 22. Performances continue through March 4 (Thursdays at 7 p.m., Friday and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Sundays at 2 p.m.).

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