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Lewiston Community Lions Club to distribute eclipse eyeglasses for community safety
Wed, Mar 20th 2024 08:05 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions Club announces its initiative to distribute ISO-certified eclipse eye glasses for the upcoming celestial event, "ensuring the community's safety during this rare astronomical phenomenon," the group shared.
Guest Editorial: Senate GOP joins business & labor leaders in opposition to NY Heat Act
Wed, Mar 20th 2024 05:00 pm
New York State Sen. Mario Mattera, ranking member of the Senate Energy Committee, along with Sens. Tom O'Mara and Rob Rolison and members of the Senate Republican Conference today were joined by New Yorkers for Affordable Energy Executive Director Daniel Ortega at a Capitol press conference to call for a cost benefit analysis of New York's climate policies and to oppose a costly new mandate, the New York Heat Act.
Tonawanda man pleads guilty to felony assault charge for stabbing another man outside tavern
Wed, Mar 20th 2024 04:40 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 30-year-old Zachery S. Meer of Tonawanda pleaded guilty yesterday afternoon before Acting Erie County Court Judge Andrew C. LoTempio to one count of assault in the second degree (class "D" felony).
Mental Health Association in Niagara County seeks to expand services for youth amidst national children's mental health crisis
Wed, Mar 20th 2024 04:40 pm
Across the U.S., the mental health of youth and teens is at a crisis level, with the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and the Children's Hospital Association declaring a national emergency in child and adolescent mental health.
UB ophthalmologist shares excitement, cautions about total solar eclipse in Buffalo
Wed, Mar 20th 2024 04:40 pm
During the total solar eclipse that's happening on April 8, Buffalo will experience more than three minutes of totality, the time when the Earth, the sun and the moon are in total alignment and the moon is completely blocking the sun.
Niagara County Department of Health offers free rabies immunization clinics
Wed, Mar 20th 2024 04:40 pm
Rabies vaccination prevents fatal disease in dogs, cats and ferrets. Rabies is a viral disease that, in most cases, results in death of the animal not adequately protected with a rabies vaccination.
Women in Tech WNY 2024: Registration live for 3rd annual event
Wed, Mar 20th 2024 04:40 pm
Be in Buffalo, TechBuffalo and 43North announced Women in Tech WNY 2024 will be held from 3-7 p.m. April 11 at Seneca One Tower.
2024 Seneca Allegany RV Show at Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino
Wed, Mar 20th 2024 04:40 pm
The 2024 Seneca Allegany RV Show will take place from April 4-7 at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino, 777 Seneca Allegany Blvd., Salamanca. This free event will feature over 100 new and preowned RVs inside and out, including Travel Trailers, Fifth Wheels, Toy Haulers and Motorhomes. Barletta and Sunchaser pontoon boats will also be featured with special financing available for RVs and boats.
Niagara University's Club Management Association of America student chapter named No. 1
Wed, Mar 20th 2024 09:50 am
Niagara University's student chapter of the Club Managers Association of America was named Student Chapter of the Year by the association at its 2024 World Conference and Club Business Expo, held March 4-8 in Las Vegas. This is the 13th time in its 15-year history that the NU group has been recognized as the top medium-sized chapter in the country.
New York Farm Bureau members rank 2nd in country for farmer food donations
Wed, Mar 20th 2024 09:50 am
New York Farm Bureau members donated 8 million pounds of food to regional foodbanks across the state last year through the "Harvest for All" program.
New Alzheimer's Association report reveals top stressors for caregivers, lack of care navigation support & resources
Wed, Mar 20th 2024 09:50 am
The Alzheimer's Association 2024 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report reveals that both dementia caregivers and health care workers report difficulties in navigating dementia care within the U.S. health care system. The new report estimates that 6.9 million people ages 65 and older in the U.S. are living with Alzheimer's dementia, including 426,500 in New York state.
International Deaf Hockey returns to Buffalo
Wed, Mar 20th 2024 09:50 am
Northtown Center at Amherst will serve as the site for the inaugural Jeff Sauer International Deaf Hockey Series to be held April 11-14.
Shea's Performing Arts Center & Albert Nocciolino announce new Broadway season
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 08:45 pm
Shea's Performing Arts Center and Broadway season partner-producer Albert Nocciolino are proud to announce the "Five Star Bank 2024-25 Broadway Season at Shea's Buffalo Theatre," which includes: "Some Like It Hot," "& Juliet," "Disney's The Lion King," "The Wiz," "Shucked," "A Beautiful Noise," "The Neil Diamond Musical," "Back to the Future," and the return of "Hamilton" as a special subscriber add-on.
Disney+ debuts first trailer & key art for 'Star Wars: The Acolyte'
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 05:05 pm
Today, Disney+ debuted the first trailer and key art for Lucasfilm's new, original series "Star Wars: The Acolyte." The thrilling, live-action series launches on Tuesday, June 4, with the first two episodes, exclusively on Disney+.
NFIB's Small Business Day at the Capitol draws attention to challenges & concerns of Main Street
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 04:45 pm
Small business owners and business leaders from across New York traveled to Albany today to advocate their positions on a wide range of issues including high taxes, the cost of health care, retail theft, outdated COVID regulations, and other measures that impact the state's business climate and affordability.
Buffalo-area mayors to NYS: Increase state funding for cities & villages for first time in 15 years
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 03:15 pm
The New York State Conference of Mayors and Municipal Officials (NYCOM), representing cities and villages across the Empire State, continued its statewide tour in Buffalo, urging the governor and the State Legislature to increase unrestricted aid to cities and villages for the first time in 15 years.
Friends of Knox Farm State Park to host total solar eclipse celebration
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 01:45 pm
The Friends of Knox Farm State Park will host a total solar eclipse celebration from noon to 6 p.m. Monday, April 8, at the historic stables area in Knox Farm State Park. The event is in celebration of what predicts will be "the most-watched celestial event in our lifetime."
Beaver Island to offer eclipse events
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 01:45 pm
Experience the "Path of Totality at Beaver Island State Park" on Monday, April 8, with free park admission and free parking (1000 parking spaces). Organizers noted these things to do:
Town of Wheatfield Lions Club solar eclipse event
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 01:40 pm
The Town of Wheatfield Lions Club will host a viewing event for the solar eclipse on Monday, April 8. This event will take place from 2-5 p.m. at Five Senses Park, 6535 Ward Road, Wheatfield, and will include refreshments, moon pies, sun chips, hot dogs, burgers and beverages.
Tops presents Buffalo Bisons total eclipse event at Sahlen Field
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 01:40 pm
As momentum builds for the highly anticipated total solar eclipse taking place on Monday, April 8, we invite the community to join Tops as we join forces with the Buffalo Bisons and NASA scientists to celebrate this once-in-a-century event!
Bisons unveil 'Luces de Buffalo' logo/team name, join Minor League Baseball's 'Copa de la DiversiĆ³n' initiative
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 01:30 pm
The lights at Sahlen Field will never shine brighter than for three games in 2024 when the Buffalo Bisons take the field as Luces de Buffalo, a new alternate team identity developed in conjunction with the Hispanic Heritage Council of WNY to celebrate the history of and bring awareness to the many amazing Hispanic and Latino cultures living and thriving in Western New York.
Niagara County submits comments opposing HFC regulations
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 01:30 pm
Niagara County Legislature Chairman Becky Wydysh and Legislator Rich Andres, Chairman of the Economic Development Committee, today submitted comments to state Office of Climate Change opposing amendments to Part 494 Hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) Standards and Reporting.
Village of Lewiston Board has short session
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 12:15 pm
It was quiet at the Village of Lewiston monthly meeting on Monday.
Step-In-Time in Youngstown
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 11:30 am
The Celtic duo Step-In-Time will perform at the First Presbyterian Church of Youngstown at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 23.
BoatUS Foundation: Free online course meets Brianna's Law Requirement for New York boaters
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 11:30 am
Brianna's Law was named after Brianna Lieneck, an 11-year-old Long Island girl who was killed in a 2005 boating accident.
A Day to Remember to perform at Terminal B at Outer Harbor on June 16
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 11:25 am
Buffalo Waterfront and promoters Funtime Presents and MassConcerts, owners and operators of the Town Ballroom, announced rock band A Day to Remember will perform at Terminal B at the Outer Harbor on Sunday, June 16. "A Day to Remember - The Least Anticipated Album Tour" marks the seventh show announced for the 2024 "Seneca Casinos Outer Harbor Live!" concert series at Buffalo's newest venue.
Breast Cancer Network receives grant for support programs
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 10:55 am
The Breast Cancer Network of WNY (BCN) has received a $400,000 grant from the New York State Department of Health to support local women transitioning from breast cancer treatment to survivorship.
Hochul: Expanded 'Move Over Law' to include all stopped vehicles on highways
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 10:55 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul reminded drivers that New York's "Move Over Law" will soon be expanded to include all vehicles, which, her team said, "will improve highway safety for everyone."
Lewiston GardenFest accepting applications for 2024 vendors & open gardens
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 10:55 am
While Tuesday might've been the first day of spring, the Lewiston Garden Club is busy preparing to "Spring into Summer" at its 2024 Lewiston GardenFest on June 15-16 along Center Street. Lewiston GardenFest is now accepting applications from both vendors and residents interested in sharing their own gardens as part of the annual event.
City of Buffalo, Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy release viewing opportunities & expectations for eclipse
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 10:55 am
The City of Buffalo, Department of Public Works, Division of Parks and Recreation and the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy have announced specific locations and park rules for safely viewing the total solar eclipse set to take place the afternoon of Monday, April 8, in open park spaces.
NYS agriculture commissioner on National Agriculture Day
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 10:55 am
New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball shared, "On National Agriculture Day, I encourage all New Yorkers to pause and recognize the hard work of our farmers - the 1% of our population that feed the remaining 99% - and celebrate the diverse and unique agricultural industry in New York state that remains strong.
HUD awards $1.6 million to Seneca Nation
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 10:55 am
On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the allocation of nearly $70 million to 38 Tribal communities through the Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) program to support the development of housing for families living on Indian reservations and in other Indian areas.
Summer sizzling performances featuring returning icons Kool & The Gang, Sheena Easton
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 10:55 am
Get ready to move and groove again because Kool & The Gang is bringing the fun to OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino on June 6! And heading back to the Avalon Theatre is Grammy Award-winner Sheena Easton on June 1.
Peacock debuts trailer for new original documentary, 'Bray Wyatt: Becoming Immortal,' premiering April 1
Mon, Mar 18th 2024 09:10 pm
"Bray Wyatt: Becoming Immortal" is narrated by Mark William Calaway, better known as The Undertaker. The documentary looks at the remarkable career of the late Windham Rotunda, also known as Bray Wyatt, one of the most skillful, tenacious and creative WWE Superstars of all-time.
NASA scientists to provide pre-eclipse educational programming at Niagara Power Vista
Mon, Mar 18th 2024 04:45 pm
The New York Power Authority will host scientists and experts from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and an astronaut from the Canadian Space Agency at the Niagara Power Vista for free, pre-eclipse educational programming from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 4-7, leading up to the 2024 total solar eclipse on April 8.
Fallsview Casino welcomes Roger Daltrey & special guest KT Tunstall to OLG Stage, Nick Carter to Avalon Theatre
Mon, Mar 18th 2024 04:30 pm
Don't miss legendary singer-songwriters Roger Daltrey with KT Tunstall at the OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino on June 14, followed by Nick Carter, who is back to bring the excitement to the Avalon Theatre from Oct. 4-5.
Dance your cares away: Apple TV+ debuts trailer for season 2 of iconic 'Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock'
Mon, Mar 18th 2024 04:30 pm
Apple TV+ today revealed the trailer for the highly anticipated new season of "Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock."
Kearns: Earned Income Tax Credit puts money in your pocket
Mon, Mar 18th 2024 04:30 pm
If you worked in the past year, you can get your federal and state taxes e-filed for free, and you may qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).
Hochul launches effort to protect New Yorkers ahead of total solar eclipse on April 8
Mon, Mar 18th 2024 01:55 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul has launched a statewide effort to protect New Yorkers ahead of the total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8. The effort includes statewide distribution of limited-edition I LOVE NY eclipse glasses at 30 locations throughout the state, as well as a reminder for stargazers to be wary of scams, fake merchandise and phony accommodation listings.
Hochul announces extension of home heating assistance programs through April 12
Mon, Mar 18th 2024 01:35 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the availability of additional home heating assistance to help low- and middle-income New Yorkers who are struggling to pay their energy bills, are in danger of running out of heating fuel or having their utility service shut off.

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