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Checkers to host fundraiser at Buffalo-area locations for families affected by Tops shooting
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 11:45 am
From 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, Checkers will donate $1 from each Big Buford sale to the Buffalo 5/14 Survivors Fund. Checkers will partner with the Buffalo Police Department to honor and support all the families affected by the mass shooting.
Wound Center of Niagara named Center of Excellence
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 11:20 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced The Wound Center of Niagara is a recipient of RestorixHealth's highest achievement: the Wound Center of Excellence award.
Relive 1812 encampment at Old Fort Niagara
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 11:20 am
Nearly 100 reenactors and a nationally known historian will gather at Old Fort Niagara on Labor Day weekend to bring the War of 1812 to life. Richard V. Barbuto, who is both a retired Army lieutenant colonel and a Ph.D., will discuss the Battle of New Orleans at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3.
Fleetwood Mac cover The Seven Wonders at Rapids Theatre
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 11:20 am
The Seven Wonders will light up the stage at 7 p.m. Sept. 9 at The Rapids Theatre (1711 Main St., Niagara Falls) Tickets are on sale for $20 at
UB researchers unravel how mitochondrial dysfunction leads to premature aging and disease
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 11:20 am
Researchers at the University at Buffalo and their collaborators have developed powerful new ways to study and potentially reverse the cellular mechanisms that cause mitochondrial diseases and premature aging.
Terminator? Skynet? No way. Machines will never rule the world, according to book by UB philosopher
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 11:20 am
Elon Musk in 2020 said that artificial intelligence (AI) within five years would surpass human intelligence on its way to becoming "an immortal dictator" over humanity. But a new book co-written by a University at Buffalo philosophy professor argues that won't happen - not by 2025, not ever!
All Wegmans pharmacies now offering vaccine for upcoming flu season
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 11:20 am
The most important step to protecting yourself during the upcoming 2022-23 flu season is getting the influenza vaccine, which is now available at all Wegmans pharmacy locations. Getting your family ready for flu season is easy - just stop by your Wegmans pharmacy during normal business hours, or schedule an appointment online. There is no need for a prescription, and in most cases, the fee is covered in full by insurance.
Higgins supports push to distribute infrastructure funding for lead pipe replacement based on state need
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 11:20 am
Congressman Brian Higgins is among 50 members of Congress calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to see that funding authorized for lead service line (LSL) replacement through the "Bipartisan Infrastructure Law" is allocated to states based on need.
Fatal boating accident in Wilson
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 11:20 am
At 6:11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office Communications Center received a 911 call reporting a boating accident in Lake Ontario at the rear of 4581 E. Lake Road in the Town of Wilson.
Cardinal O'Hara High School appoints new administrative team
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 11:15 am
The board of trustees at Cardinal O'Hara High School announced Joleen Dimitroff was named principal at the school, and David Lovering was named interim assistant principal.
Consumer alert: New York DCP provides targeted back-to-school tips for parents & children
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 07:00 am
As summer winds down and parents begin getting their students ready to go back to school, the NYS Division of Consumer Protection (DCP) is providing targeted scam prevention and shopping tips for parents and children ahead of the new school year.
Niagara University health ambassadors engage community in public health conversations
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 07:00 am
Over seven weeks this summer, four youth workers between the ages of 14 and 18 from the Niagara County Office of Workforce Development served as health ambassadors for the Niagara Falls community.
'Jazz Mass' is back!
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 07:00 am
St. Peter's R.C. Church, located in the heart of Center Street in Lewiston, announced the return of the "Jazz Mass" as a part of the Northwest Lewiston Jazz Festival.
Northwest Jazz Festival to return for first time since 2019
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 07:00 am
The Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY will take place Friday and Saturday, Aug. 26-27. It will be the event's first time back since the coronavirus pandemic halted activities in 2020-21.
WNY Alzheimer's Association invites Erie County residents to be part of Walk to End Alzheimer's
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 07:00 am
The Alzheimer's Association, Western New York Chapter, is inviting Buffalo and Erie County residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer's by participating in the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's on Sept. 24 at Buffalo's Outer Harbor.
Town of Wheatfield's annual 'Service Club Steak Night' set for Sept. 22
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 07:00 am
The Town of Wheatfield Lions Club will host its seventh annual "Service Club Steak Night" at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, at Five Senses Park, 6535 Ward Road, near the American Legion Post 1451. Attending service clubs, besides the Wheatfield Lions Club, will include the Niagara Wheatfield Kiwanis Club, Niagara County Rotary Club, Town of Niagara Lions Club, Wheatfield Business Association, and the Sanborn Business and Professional Association.
3 free rabies vaccine clinics planned by Erie County Department of Health this fall
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 07:00 am
The Erie County Department of Health has opened registration for three free rabies vaccine clinic sites clinics this fall.
Niagara University's Levesque Center presents free summit on early childhood mental health
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 07:00 am
The coronavirus pandemic has focused national attention on the mental health of young children. To help early childhood professionals better support the mental health and well-being of children and their families, Niagara University's Levesque Institute for Civic Engagement is presenting an early childhood mental health summit.
2022 Buffalo Team Hope Walk to support Huntington's Disease Society of America
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 07:00 am
The Northeast Region of the Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA) will host the Buffalo Team Hope Walk at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at Isleview Gazebo. All proceeds support HDSA's mission to improve the lives of people affected by Huntington's disease (HD) and their families.
Books, photographs, community & more offered at Gram's Garage Sale
Sat, Aug 20th 2022 09:00 am
Jen Menter, recreation supervisor of the Golden Age Center, described Gram's Yard Sale as a "big success. We had a great sense of community. We had so many members come out and be a part of this sale, which really warmed my heart. I appreciate all the volunteers who helped make it be the success that it was."
A conversation with Grand Island Postmaster Joshua Stewart
Sat, Aug 20th 2022 07:00 am
Meet Joshua Stewart.
Grand Island Town Board tables Radisson incentive zoning discussion
Sat, Aug 20th 2022 07:00 am
Following last week's information session on the future of the Radisson Hotel on the East River, the Grand Island Town Board held a public hearing as the leadoff of its regular meeting Monday to further discuss the project.
Elton John & Britney Spears to release 'Hold Me Closer' Aug. 26
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 08:15 pm
Elton John and Britney Spears will release a duet, "Hold Me Closer," on Aug. 26.
Bobby Flay looking for best-of-the-best to compete against his culinary titans in new Food Network series 'Bobby's Triple Threat'
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 08:00 pm
Food Network icon Bobby Flay is one of the best chefs on the planet and a master in the culinary arena, having spent his life competing at the highest level of cuisine. Now, Bobby has created the toughest culinary competition yet on the new six-episode primetime series "Bobby's Triple Threat," premiering Tuesday, Sept. 27 (9 p.m. ET/PT).
Carrie Underwood marks 10th season starring in show open for NBC's 'Sunday Night Football'
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 08:00 pm
Multi-Platinum, eight-time Grammy Award winner Carrie Underwood will star in the show open for NBC's "Sunday Night Football" for the 10th consecutive season, beginning in September on NBC and Peacock.
TobyMac shines light on 'Life After Death'
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 07:55 pm
Multi-Platinum-selling artist TobyMac's anticipated seventh studio recording, "Life After Death," is now available everywhere. People and Billboard were the first print magazines to interview the seven-time Grammy winner ahead of release date, and ABC's "Good Morning America" will broadcast his first, exclusive TV interview in nearly three years on Monday, Aug. 22.
Elevation Worship releases 'LION: Live From The Loft'
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 07:55 pm
On Friday, Elevation Worship released "LION: Live From The Loft." Encompassing 10 tracks, the uniquely created album offers six reworked songs initially from the "LION" album, which was released in March, along with a few brand-new tracks.
Tyler Hubbard releases 'Dancin' In The Country'
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 07:50 pm
Tyler Hubbard has released a handful of specially curated songs titled "Dancin' In The Country." This is in advance of his upcoming album, which will drop Jan. 27, 2023, and prior to his live shows this fall on Keith Urban's "The Speed Of Now World Tour."
New UB certificate program prepares professionals to address affordable housing crisis
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 06:55 pm
The University at Buffalo's School of Architecture and Planning has launched a graduate certificate in affordable housing to help address the affordable housing crisis facing cities across the U.S.
Prosecutors, public defenders to host marijuana conviction expungement clinics in Buffalo
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 06:50 pm
On Thursday, Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced the first of two upcoming events for residents of Erie County who are interested in learning how to expunge or reduce marijuana-related convictions on their criminal record.
NYS: Launch of $150 million expansion of tuition assistance program to part-time students
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 06:40 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the launch of the "historic" $150 million expansion of New York state's popular Tuition Assistance Program, which will now provide TAP to approximately 75,000 additional students who are pursuing their degree part-time.
Daemen University announces 75th anniversary keynote speaker
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 06:40 pm
Daemen University will celebrate its 75th anniversary with special keynote speaker Baratunde Thurston, an Emmy-nominated host who has worked for The Onion, produced for "The Daily Show," advised the Obama White House, and wrote the New York Times bestseller "How To Be Black."
Cody Carnes releases live recorded song 'Good (Can't Be Anything Else)'
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 06:40 pm
Grammy Award-nominated worship leader Cody Carnes has released his live song, "Good (Can't Be Anything Else)." In addition to the song, the live recorded video premiered on YouTube. Click here to listen to "Good (Can't Be Anything Else)."
Macklemore releases new single & music video, 'Maniac' featuring Windser
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 06:35 pm
Grammy Award-winning, multi-Platinum-selling artist Macklemore is back today with a brand-new single, "Maniac," featuring Windser.
Memorial's Primary Care Network receives NCQA certification
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 05:55 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced its Primary Care Network received Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition (PCMH) from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), the highest national accreditation standard in primary care.
Zach Williams travels 'A Hundred Highways'
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 05:55 pm
Two-time Grammy Award winner, multi-GMA Dove Award winner, and multi-Platinum-selling singer/songwriter Zach Williams announced the release of his new album, "A Hundred Highways." The anticipated 15-track project, his latest in three years, officially drops Sept. 30 (Sony Music/Provident Entertainment).
Bill Anderson & Dolly Parton unleash bluegrass version of 'Someday It'll All Make Sense'
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 05:55 pm
Following the "Good Morning America" debut of the official music video, Whisperin' Bill Anderson and Dolly Parton release a bluegrass version of "Someday It'll All Make Sense," available everywhere today.
With entire state classified as a high fire risk, DEC issues campfire safety reminder
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 05:50 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos urged New Yorkers to practice the utmost safety when building campfires, and consider going without a campfire unless absolutely necessary.
Niagara Falls: Higgins & Restaino highlight public safety improvements funded through American Rescue Plan
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 05:50 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins and City of Niagara Falls Mayor Robert Restaino announced several public safety investments made possible thanks to the more than $57 million in federal funding received by the city through the American Rescue Plan. Niagara Falls has plans to invest over $11.4 million of its American Rescue Plan funding in public safety, including new and improved police and fire equipment.
M&T Bank signs Buffalo Bills star Stefon Diggs for collaborative partnership focused on 'making a difference & bringing people together'
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 05:50 pm
M&T Bank announced its new partnership with Stefon Diggs, the Buffalo Bills star wide receiver - and one of the league's most savvy entrepreneurs and brand-builders.

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