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Buffalo, Rochester metro regions announce strategic collaboration in pursuit of Amazon HQ2
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 12:00 pm
On Thursday, Invest Buffalo Niagara (InBN) - the nonprofit, privately funded economic development organization representing the eight counties of Western New York - and Greater Rochester Enterprise (GRE) - the economic development organization committed to attracting new capital investments, creating regional wealth and new jobs throughout the nine counties of Greater Rochester - announced a joint collaboration between the Buffalo and Rochester metro regions in pursuit of Amazon's proposed second North American headquarters (HQ2).
'Give for Greatness' 2017 grant applications now being accepted
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 12:00 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York announced grant applications are now being accepted for its Give for Greatness program. Grants providing general operating support in the amount of $1,000 each will be distributed thanks to several fundraising initiatives throughout the year.
Lead role of Ralphie Parker cast in FOX's live musical event, 'A Christmas Story Live!'
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 11:55 am
After a nationwide digital casting call, 11-year-old Andy Walken, from Seattle, Washington, was cast in the role of Ralphie Parker, the lead character in FOX's live musical event, "A Christmas Story Live!," airing Sunday, Dec. 17 (7-10 p.m. ET live/PT tape-delayed), on FOX.
Niagara University theater faculty featured in 'Marshall'
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 11:55 am
The Western New York region plays a starring role in the Hollywood biopic on Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, which hits theaters nationwide this Friday. So, too, do three Niagara University theater faculty members, who appear in key "Marshall" scenes alongside high-profile actors Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad and Kate Hudson.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital Board of Associates hosts annual pancake breakfast Sunday, Nov. 5
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 11:55 am
The Board of Associates of Mount St. Mary's Hospital is sponsoring its annual Tony Guthrie Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, at Lewiston No. 1 firehall on North Sixth Street in the Village of Lewiston.
Ancient Order of Hibernians awards scholarship to Niagara Catholic student
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 11:50 am
Kevin O'Brien, president of the Reverend James J. Browne Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians in Niagara Falls, and James Andrews, chairman of the division's scholarship committee, recently presented the division's annual George B. Reed Memorial Scholarship to Niagara Catholic High School student Courtney O'Gara.
Western New York Regional Economic Development Council submits 2017 progress report
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 11:00 am
The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council on Wednesday announced it has submitted its 2017 progress report - titled "A Strategy for Prosperity" - to New York state. The progress report details the council's achievements in implementing its strategic plan, reflects Western New York's progress on efforts to ensure sustainable and long-term growth in the five county region, and to leverage the region's advantages in key industry sectors, including advanced manufacturing, agriculture, binational logistics, energy, health and life sciences, higher education, professional services and tourism.
Buffalo Bills linebacker, Niagara-Wheatfield alum work to get night football in Wheatfield
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 11:00 am
On Friday night, Buffalo Bills linebacker Preston Brown and Niagara-Wheatfield grad, Justin Gilmore were in attendance at the Falcons' football game in Clarence. The two have helped impact Niagara-Wheatfield football in a positive way this season, collaborating with the school district and booster club to put on N-W's first-ever Friday night football game.
Susan G. Komen awards UB engineer $450,000 for cancer imaging research
Wed, Oct 11th 2017 05:55 pm
Soon, more women will have access to breast cancer screening that can detect breast cancer earlier, thanks to an imaging tool being developed by University at Buffalo researcher Jun Xia.
Holtschneider, Jacobs-Vogt, Nicholson named to Niagara University board of trustees
Wed, Oct 11th 2017 05:55 pm
The Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., Class of 1985, Ph.D., Pamela R. Jacobs-Vogt and Michael J. Nicholson, '88, have been named to the board of trustees of Niagara University. Their elections were announced by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of the university.
Higgins, House Ways & Means Committee meets with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Wed, Oct 11th 2017 05:55 pm
On Wednesday, Democrat Congressman Brian Higgins joined his colleagues on the House Ways and Means Committee for a bipartisan meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to discuss binational collaboration as conversations continue related to the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Food Network sweetens up holidays with 'Holiday Baking Championship,' 'Christmas Cookie Challenge'
Wed, Oct 11th 2017 05:55 pm
It's the most wonderful time of the year and Food Network is spreading sweet holiday cheer with "Holiday Baking Championship" on Monday, Nov. 6 (9 p.m. ET/PT), and "Christmas Cookie Challenge" (10 p.m. ET/PT).
Tenth Avenue North celebrates holidays with concept album, 'Decade The Halls Vol. 1'
Wed, Oct 11th 2017 05:55 pm
Tenth Avenue North has announced their upcoming holiday record, "Decade The Halls Vol. 1" (Remade Records), which will release on Nov. 10.
Todd Rundgren to play Rapids Theatre Nov. 20
Wed, Oct 11th 2017 05:55 pm
Todd Rundgren will perform at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20, at The Rapids Theatre, 1711 Main St., Niagara Falls.
Higgins & Buffalo Passport Agency invite public to Passport Day 2017
Wed, Oct 11th 2017 05:50 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins and Buffalo Passport Agency Director James Theis announced the details of Passport Day 2017, an event that provides a convenient way for residents to renew a passport or apply for a passport for the first time.
NYS Office for the Aging: Older New Yorkers Medicare open enrollment begins Oct. 15
Wed, Oct 11th 2017 05:50 pm
New York State Office for the Aging Acting Director Greg Olsen reminds older New Yorkers the Medicare open enrollment period runs from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7.
Skillet to release 'Unleashed Beyond' on Nov. 17
Wed, Oct 11th 2017 05:50 pm
Building on the success of their critically acclaimed and commercially successful release "Unleashed," Skillet will release "Unleashed Beyond," a deluxe version of their acclaimed 2016 release, on Nov. 17.
Jim Gaffigan brings 'The Fixer Upper' Tour to Fallsview in January
Wed, Oct 11th 2017 05:50 pm
Grammy-nominated comedian, actor, New York Times best-selling author and multiplatinum-selling recording artist Jim Gaffigan performs at Fallsview Casino Resort for two nights in January as part of his "The Fixer Upper" Tour.
Hospice volunteer training in Niagara Falls
Wed, Oct 11th 2017 05:45 pm
Niagara Hospice has scheduled a volunteer training from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, at Schoellkopf Health Center, 621 10th St., Niagara Falls.
Memorial Medical Center schedules flu shot clinic
Wed, Oct 11th 2017 05:45 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will conduct a flu shot clinic for adults 18 and older from 3-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19. The clinic will be held on the first floor of the Golisano Center for Community Health, 533 10th St.
DA Flynn flips switch to light Old Erie County Hall purple for Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Tue, Oct 10th 2017 10:15 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced Old Erie County Hall is once being illuminated in the color purple to "Shine the Light on Domestic Violence" during the month of October.
HS Golf: Wheatfield golf wins NFL tournament
Tue, Oct 10th 2017 08:55 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield golf team has turned heads with their play for the last several years. On Tuesday, they added to the program's legacy of success. The Falcons golf team took home the Niagara Frontier League title at the league tournament at Willowbrook Golf Course. The top six golfers from each team in the league were on hand, with each team keeping the top five scores from their players at the end.
After 30 years, Bananarama is back with original lineup - and reveal first four North American dates as iconic trio
Tue, Oct 10th 2017 06:00 pm
A once-in-a-lifetime cultural event that's been exactly 30 years in the making, British pop powerhouse Bananarama touch down in 2018 for their first four dates in North America, as the original three-piece lineup: Sara Dallin, Keren Woodward and Siobhan Fahey.
Smile! You're on camera: Bradt, Wojtaszek, Voutour roll out plan to stop crime, keep communities safe
Tue, Oct 10th 2017 06:00 pm
Criminals should take their illicit business elsewhere, the majority leader of the Niagara County Legislature said today after a series of meetings with Niagara County's district attorney prompted by new crime statistics and increased concerns about public safety.
Bishop Malone to celebrate Mass at new-look St. Peter's
Tue, Oct 10th 2017 06:00 pm
The Most Rev. Richard J. Malone, bishop of Buffalo, will celebrate a Mass of thanksgiving and dedication of the recently completed renovations to St. Peter R.C. Church and School in Lewiston at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 15. A catered reception will follow in the school gym and cafeteria, 620 Center St. All are welcome to attend.
Niagara Falls lights up for World Hospice & Palliative Care Day
Tue, Oct 10th 2017 06:00 pm
World Hospice and Palliative Care Day is this Saturday, Oct. 14. It is recognized as a unified day of action to celebrate and support hospice and palliative care around the world.
Iron Chefs return to legendary Kitchen Stadium for reimagined take on fan-favorite franchise in 'Iron Chef Showdown'
Tue, Oct 10th 2017 05:40 pm
The elite Iron Chef culinary society is back on Food Network full-force with fresh competitors, secret ingredients and over-the-top action in the new series "Iron Chef Showdown," premiering Wednesday, Nov. 8 (9 p.m. all times). Hosted by the inimitable Alton Brown and set in the newly renovated Kitchen Stadium, each standalone episode pits two up-and-coming chef competitors against each other, but only one earns the right to face a legendary Iron Chef and answer life's most savory question: "Whose cuisine reigns supreme?"
Erie County Senior Services falls prevention seminar series continues
Tue, Oct 10th 2017 05:35 pm
The Erie County Department of Senior Services falls prevention seminar series brings together a panel of experts to discuss falls, their causes, identifying home hazards and ways to improve balance, and other falls prevention topics with area seniors. The six-person panel will present an informative session at the East Aurora Senior Center (101 King St.) at 12:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19. The event will include a "Stay Fit Dining" noontime meal.
Tickets to 2018 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Citi Field on sale Thursday
Tue, Oct 10th 2017 05:35 pm
The NHL announced tickets to the 2018 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Citi Field between the Buffalo Sabres and the New York Rangers will go on sale to the public on Thursday, Oct. 12. Purchase them at 10 a.m. ET via Ticketmaster.com, the official ticketing partner of the NHL. Fans can purchase tickets on Ticketmaster and the NHL Ticket Exchange.
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit at UB Center for the Arts
Tue, Oct 10th 2017 05:35 pm
The University at Buffalo Center for the Arts welcomes Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit with special guest James McMurtry at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. Tickets go on sale Friday, Oct. 13 (online at 11 a.m., box office at noon).
Vegas Golden Knights' inaugural home-opener highlights NHL coverage this week on NBCSN
Tue, Oct 10th 2017 05:35 pm
NBC Sports presents three NHL games this week, highlighted by the Vegas Golden Knights' inaugural home-opener at 10 p.m. tonight, as Marc-Andre Fleury and the Knights play host to rookie Clayton Keller and the Arizona Coyotes at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Fall in WNY: 8 cooler-weather water safety tips from New York Sea Grant
Tue, Oct 10th 2017 05:30 pm
As cooler weather arrives, New York Sea Grant Extension of Cornell University offers eight tips that water enthusiasts, particularly those who kayak, canoe or use a rowboat, as well as stream and ice anglers, can follow to enhance their seasonal water safety.
Schumer slams EPA for 'suddenly abandoning radioactive clean-up effort in Niagara County'
Mon, Oct 9th 2017 12:30 pm
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer on Monday demanded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency immediately return to Niagara County to expedite the clean-up of radioactive hotspots in Lewiston and Niagara Falls. Schumer said the EPA recently abandoned cleanup activities at one of the sites without a full explanation to local residents, and said the EPA should return to Niagara County as quickly as possible to immediately resume remaining clean-up efforts.
Another discharge seen on Niagara River
Mon, Oct 9th 2017 12:25 pm
"On Monday, October 9, 2017, a wet weather event - heavy and prolonged rainfall - in Niagara Falls resulted in a discharge/overflow from the NFWB's wastewater system. As with other recent overflow events, this resulted from the volume of flow into the NFWB wastewater system exceeding the system's existing storage and plant processing capacity. NFWB has no way of controlling for color or turbidity with respect to the overflow water during a wet weather event."
Made in Lewiston: 'After the Sun Fell' screens at BIFF
Mon, Oct 9th 2017 12:20 pm
Multicom Entertainment Group and Choice Studios Group/Choice Films & Theatricals brought "After the Sun Fell" to the 11th annual Buffalo International Film Festival for a special screening Sunday inside the North Park Theatre.
'Dancing with the Stars: Live! - Light Up The Night' Tour hits the road this winter; 6 area shows
Mon, Oct 9th 2017 11:20 am
Following the success of "Dancing with the Stars: Live! - Hot Summer Nights" and the 25th season of "Dancing with the Stars," America's favorite dance show, produced by BBCWP, is going back on tour across America this winter with "Dancing with the Stars: Live! - Light Up The Night."
'Fearless Family Zone' presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York open at KeyBank Center
Mon, Oct 9th 2017 11:20 am
"The Fearless Family Zone" presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is now open at KeyBank Center. The interactive area, located on the east side of the 100 level pavilion, will give fans an opportunity to engage in family-friendly fun and receive special collectable items throughout the season.
Alice Cooper announces 2018 North American tour dates
Mon, Oct 9th 2017 11:20 am
Alice Cooper has announced his early 2018 tour plans. The legendary rocker will hit the road for a North American trek, dubbed "A Paranormal Evening With Alice Cooper." The tour kicks off on March 1, 2018, in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, and runs through March 29 in Indianapolis.
HAL to hear about Tesla at October meeting
Mon, Oct 9th 2017 11:15 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston's October program is "Construction of the Edward Dean Adams Power Plant." The event will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah Fellowship Hall, 915 Oneida St., Lewiston.
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra invited to perform at prestigious Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival in Warsaw
Mon, Oct 9th 2017 11:15 am
JoAnn Falletta is taking the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra to Poland in March 2018 to perform in four different cities and four acclaimed concert halls. The tour comes at the invitation of Elzbieta Penderecka, president and founder of the Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival, an annual two-week festival in Warsaw that features many of Europe's leading orchestras, ensembles and the world's great soloists.
 

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