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'Live with Kelly and Ryan' breaks Guinness World Records title for 'Most ballet dancers en pointe simultaneously'
Wed, Sep 11th 2019 09:20 am
"Record Breaker Week" on "Live with Kelly and Ryan" continued to set the "barre" Tuesday morning with yet another record-breaking attempt. In a remarkable display of athletic achievement, hundreds of dancers took over the street outside the studio, earning a new Guinness World Records title for "Most ballet dancers en pointe simultaneously."
Kenan Center to launch Niagara Barbeque Brew Fest
Wed, Sep 11th 2019 09:20 am
The Kenan Center in Lockport is home to some of Niagara County's largest events, including the Niagara Wine and Beer Fest and 100 American Craftsmen. A new event, the Niagara Barbeque Brew Fest, will debut at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21.
PurpleStride walk to end pancreatic cancer
Wed, Sep 11th 2019 07:00 am
Hundreds will run/walk to end pancreatic cancer, the world's toughest cancer, at PurpleStride Western New York (http://pcan.at/PSWNY19 ) on Sept. 28. The community event presented by M&T Bank is hosted by the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) Western New York Affiliate.
New drug may protect against memory loss in Alzheimer's disease
Wed, Sep 11th 2019 07:00 am
A new drug discovered through a research collaboration between the University at Buffalo and Tetra Therapeutics may protect against memory loss, nerve damage and other symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
9/11: Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, Read to Succeed awarded National Day of Service grants totaling over $103,000
Wed, Sep 11th 2019 07:00 am
Congressman Brian Higgins announced two Western New York organizations were selected for September 11th Day of Service and Remembrance Grant Awards totaling more than $103,000 from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). The purpose of the grants is to encourage volunteering as a tribute to victims, survivors, and those who served in response to the attacks on 9/11.
PSE introduces LECOM as Harborcenter naming rights partner
Tue, Sep 10th 2019 05:15 pm
Pegula Sports & Entertainment and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) today unveiled a multi-year naming rights partnership at LECOM Harborcenter.
Buffalo Sabres announce Prospects Challenge transactions
Tue, Sep 10th 2019 05:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team assigned Lukas Rousek (Sparta Praha - Czech) and Matthew Welsh (Charlottetown - QMJHL) to their respective clubs, and released Stephen Harper, Bobby MacIntyre and Sebastian Vidmar from their tryouts.
'No Time To Die': Daniel Craig, Lea Seydoux & director Cary Fukunaga in Italy for new James Bond film
Tue, Sep 10th 2019 04:55 pm
"In No Time To Die," James Bond 007 has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend, Felix Leiter from the CIA, turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.
Little Big Town announce 9th studio album 'Nightfall,' accompanying headline tour
Tue, Sep 10th 2019 04:50 pm
Little Big Town announced the release of their ninth studio album, "Nightfall," and accompanying headline tour, "The Nightfall Tour." The foursomes' new album will drop Jan. 17, 2020, succeeding a once-in-a-lifetime performance at the historic Carnegie Hall in New York City on Jan. 16. This will be the first mainstream country performance featured at Carnegie Hall since Alan Jackson in 2013.
Maddie & Tae map out 'Everywhere I'm Goin" ' EP, available Oct. 18
Tue, Sep 10th 2019 04:50 pm
Current CMA Awards Vocal Duo of the Year nominees and Platinum-selling Maddie & Tae will unveil part two of their album on Oct. 18, titled "Everywhere I'm Goin' " (Mercury Nashville).
Chance The Rapper date change
Tue, Sep 10th 2019 04:50 pm
Chance the Rapper is moving "The Big Day Tour" to 2020.
Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative awarded $10,000 from Community Foundation For Greater Buffalo
Tue, Sep 10th 2019 04:50 pm
The Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative received a $10,000 grant from The Community Foundation For Greater Buffalo to launch an innovative community conversations initiative to improve race and social equity.
Dave Mason, 'The Feelin' Alright Tour' & special guest Anatara at Historic Riviera Theatre
Tue, Sep 10th 2019 10:00 am
The Riviera Theatre presents Dave Mason, "The Feelin' Alright Tour," coming to the venue on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. at 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda.
Maureen McGovern, 'A Long & Winding Road,' at Historic Riviera Theatre
Tue, Sep 10th 2019 10:00 am
The Riviera Theatre presents Maureen McGovern, "A Long & Winding Road," at the venue on Friday, March 20, 2020. The show begins at 8 p.m. p.m. at 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda.
Steve Aoki, Backstreet Boys release music video for 'Let It Be Me'
Tue, Sep 10th 2019 10:00 am
To cap off the summer, Grammy-nominated music powerhouses Steve Aoki and the Backstreet Boys teamed up for the first time ever to release their new single "Let It Be Me." They also released a heartfelt visual to accompany the track.
'King of the Hill' weekend to wrap up 2019 season at Ransomville Speedway
Tue, Sep 10th 2019 09:50 am
Ransomville Speedway closes out its 2019 season this Friday and Saturday with the annual "King of the Hill" weekend presented by Investor's Service on Sept. 13-14. This event will bring race teams from across New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Ontario to the "Big R" for two days of racing, including the first visits to Ransomville by two different racing series.
Harlem Wizards returning to Falls
Tue, Sep 10th 2019 09:45 am
GJ Mann School and Fidelis Care present the Harlem Wizards, returning to Niagara Falls for a benefit basketball game against a team of Niagara Falls School District teachers and administrators. The game will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at the Niagara Falls High School gymnasium.
'Countdown to Election Day: What you need to know before you vote'
Tue, Sep 10th 2019 09:40 am
Early voting is just one significant election law change taking effect this year. The League of Women Voters of Buffalo/Niagara will present updates in a program titled "Countdown to Election Day: What you need to know before you vote." The free program will take place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site, 641 Delaware Ave., Buffalo.
Town of Porter Historical Society to meet
Tue, Sep 10th 2019 09:40 am
The Town of Porter Historical Society's first meeting of the year will take place at 7 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Red Brick School. Tony McKenna is the guest speaker.
Health & wellness open house event at People Inc. Marigold Senior Living on Grand Island
Tue, Sep 10th 2019 09:40 am
Numerous activities will be available at the People Inc. Marigold Senior Living at the health and wellness open house event on Thursday, Sept. 12. The free event will take place from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at 3026 Grand Island Blvd. It is geared for older adults and their families.
HART in need of caregivers, home helpers
Tue, Sep 10th 2019 09:30 am
The Home Assistance Referral Team is a referral service that provides care to seniors and those needing assistance throughout Niagara County and adjacent areas, allowing them to remain independent in their own home.
Irene Myers enters legislative race, seeks to continue Burmaster's legacy
Tue, Sep 10th 2019 09:25 am
Town of Porter Councilwoman Irene Myers said she seeks to continue the legacy of Clyde Burmaster in the Niagara County Legislature's First District. Burmaster recently passed away unexpectedly, which created a vacancy for the upcoming election.
ESD, Verizon Media announce $381,470 in Community Benefit Funds for Niagara County & Lockport
Tue, Sep 10th 2019 09:20 am
Empire State Development and Verizon Media on Monday announced the 2019 funding recipients for the Verizon Media Community Benefit Fund for Lockport, and Verizon Media Community Fund for Niagara County - Empire State Development. For the 2019 funding cycle, $381,470.81 was awarded to 15 projects. Each year from 2015-21, Verizon Media has committed to granting up to $500,000 to community organizations in Lockport and the surrounding areas.
ECHDC approves next steps for carousel project at Canalside
Mon, Sep 9th 2019 02:00 pm
The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. (ECHDC) board of directors met and approved several items related to the Buffalo Heritage Carousel project at Canalside.
Collaborative Oktoberfest planned for downtown Niagara Falls USA
Mon, Sep 9th 2019 01:50 pm
It's time to raise your glasses and give "Prost," as members of the Downtown Niagara Falls Business Association (DNFBA) host a collaborative Oktoberfest celebration on Saturday, Sept. 28.
David Felder's new orchestral work to receive its world premiere by BPO
Mon, Sep 9th 2019 01:50 pm
SUNY Distinguished Professor David Felder's new orchestral piece, "Die Dämmerungen," will receive its world premiere in a pair of performances by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of JoAnn Falletta at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at Kleinhans Music Hall.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns to Buffalo Saturday, Dec. 14
Mon, Sep 9th 2019 01:40 pm
Trans-Siberian Orchestra, the multi-Platinum, critically acclaimed progressive rock group, will bring its highly anticipated winter tour back to Buffalo this holiday season. Returning with all-new staging and effects is the unforgettable show that started it all: "Christmas Eve and Other Stories."
Network to Freedom Underground Railroad training to take place in Niagara Falls Sept. 11-14
Mon, Sep 9th 2019 01:30 pm
A national Underground Railroad training event will be held Sept. 11-14 at Niagara University in. The program is hosted by The National Park Service; National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom (NTF) Program; the Underground Railroad Consortium of New York State; the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area; the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center; Niagara University; and Association for the Study of African American Life and History.
Becker Farms & Vizcarra Vineyards: Team spots available for 2019 concord stomp
Mon, Sep 9th 2019 01:25 pm
Becker Farm is registering 25 team spots for its 14th annual "Concord Grape Stomp" on Saturday, Sept. 14. The event is to see who can stomp more grapes and produce the most amount of juice in the time allotted.
UB receives $1.35 million grant to expand addictions care in WNY
Mon, Sep 9th 2019 01:20 pm
The University at Buffalo School of Nursing has received a $1.35 million grant to increase the number of behavioral health professionals treating opioid and other substance use disorders in Western New York.
Higgins asks Army Corps to expand successful algal bloom pilot project to Great Lakes
Mon, Sep 9th 2019 01:15 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, is asking the U.S. Army Corps to expand a pilot project, which is seeing success in combatting harmful algal blooms (HAB), to the Great Lakes.
GoodRx launches exclusive prescription savings program for AAA members
Mon, Sep 9th 2019 01:15 pm
GoodRx, America's leading resource for health care savings, announced a new partnership with AAA to offer its 59 million members exclusive access to coupons and discounts on prescribed medications at pharmacies nationwide.
Niagara County unveils new playground at West Canal Park
Mon, Sep 9th 2019 01:15 pm
Niagara County Legislator Anthony Nemi recently joined Pendleton officials at West Canal Park to announce the completion of a new playground. The site includes modern play equipment and, fittingly, incorporates a blue and yellow boat theme as the play area sits beside the Erie Canal.
'NFL Kickoff' featuring Packers-Bears on NBC is most-watched sporting event since Super Bowl
Mon, Sep 9th 2019 01:15 pm
In addition to the tens of thousands of fans watching from the "NFL Kickoff Experience" at Chicago's Grant Park, the Green Bay Packers' 10-3 victory over the Chicago Bears in the opening game of the NFL's 100th season Thursday night averaged a total audience delivery (TAD) of 22.7 million viewers across NBC TV, NBC Sports Digital, and NFL Digital platforms - making it the most-watched sporting event since Super Bowl LIII in February, according to Fast National data released by Nielsen, and digital data from Adobe Analytics.
Pump prices drop across entire region
Mon, Sep 9th 2019 01:15 pm
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $2.56, down a penny from last week. One year ago, the price was $2.85. The New York state average is $2.74, down 3 cents from last week. A year ago, the state average was $3.
Phase two of Seneca Park improvements underway
Mon, Sep 9th 2019 07:00 am
The Lewiston Garden Club has been making additional improvements to Seneca Park near the Lewiston Library with funds from GardenFest 2019.
Peach Fest: Victoria Skrlin-Kozak named Peach Queen
Sun, Sep 8th 2019 10:50 pm
Victoria Skrlin-Kozak was crowned Peach Queen Sunday night, capping off the 62nd annual Niagara County Peach Festival at Academy Park in Lewiston.
Peach Festival: Broderick retains eating title
Sun, Sep 8th 2019 12:00 pm
For a few shining moments Saturday, it appeared as if Town of Lewiston Supervisor Steve Broderick had been dethroned as peach shortcake eating champion. Alas, the reigning and defending titleholder would walk away with his fourth-straight victory - after it was discovered Kiwanian Dean Beltrano cheated!
Niagara County Sheriff's Office town supervisor & village mayor initiative
Sat, Sep 7th 2019 09:45 am
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office strives to provide the finest and most professional public safety services to the residents and visitors of Niagara County. To that end, Sheriff James R. Voutour announced Undersheriff Michael Filicetti will meet with town supervisors and village mayors throughout Niagara County to discuss and reinforce programs and services available through the NCSO.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society hosts 21st annual 'Light The Night Walk' at Canalside
Sat, Sep 7th 2019 09:45 am
The Western & Central New York Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society announced there is still time to register for the 21st annual "Light The Night Walk," to be held at Canalside on Friday, Sept. 20.