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Artpark's 'Painted Parking Lot' recreation underway
Wed, May 10th 2017 04:55 pm
On Wednesday, students from Lewiston-Porter High School, along with some community volunteers, worked on Artpark & Company's recreation of "Niagara 1979."
Hard Rock supports United Way's 'Dine to Make a Difference'
Wed, May 10th 2017 04:50 pm
On Tuesday, the United Way of Greater Niagara and the Salvation Army partnered up with Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA, for "Dine to Make a Difference." This event gave locals an easy way to help donate to organizations making a difference in the community.
New technology at Mount St. Mary's
Wed, May 10th 2017 04:30 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital has acquired the latest vein visualization technology to assist in the placement of IVs and blood draws courtesy of a donation to the Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation by area resident Catherine DiMino.
Limited-edition 'Love Actually' cast T-shirt released in support of Red Nose Day
Wed, May 10th 2017 04:30 pm
Comic Relief, the nonprofit behind Red Nose Day, has revealed a limited-edition "Red Nose Day Actually" T-shirt featuring cast members of the "Love Actually" reunion minifilm, set to air as part of the "Red Nose Day" (May 25) special on NBC. The T-shirt is produced in partnership with ethical clothing line UNIFORM. Proceeds of every shirt sold will support Red Nose Day, helping to further the mission of the campaign - to end child poverty, one nose at a time.
On heels of most successful Casting Crowns tour, band announces new run with Zach Williams
Wed, May 10th 2017 04:20 pm
Grammy-winning and multiplatinum-selling Casting Crowns has just completed their fall 2016/spring 2017 "The Very Next Thing" tour with 80 major market dates. The tour featured some of the most successful shows of the band's career, with multiple sold-out performances and an overall attendance topping 375,000, making this the most attended Crowns' tour since 2008.
High school baseball: Wolverines get revenge on the Vikings
Wed, May 10th 2017 04:00 pm
One day after the Grand Island Vikings defeated the Niagara Falls Wolverines, 11-4, the Wolverines redeemed themselves in round two.
2018 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic to feature Buffalo Sabres vs. New York Rangers at Citi Field
Wed, May 10th 2017 08:50 am
The 2018 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic will feature the Buffalo Sabres and New York Rangers on Jan. 1, 2018, at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets, the National Hockey League announced on Tuesday. The New Year's Day game will be broadcast live on NBC, Sportsnet and TVA Sports at 1 p.m. ET.
High school baseball: North Tonawanda survives against CSAT
Wed, May 10th 2017 08:50 am
On a cool night at the historic Sal Maglie Stadium in Niagara Falls, the North Tonawanda Lumberjacks and CSAT Golden Eagles played under the lights on Tuesday.
Masons are opening their doors
Wed, May 10th 2017 07:00 am
Interested in learning more about Freemasons - their history in the world and in New York state?
Empower to honor Fran & Gary Hall for work on behalf of people with developmental disabilities
Wed, May 10th 2017 07:00 am
Empower, the not-for-profit organization formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy, will award Fran and Gary Hall the Chairman's Award at its annual golf tournament on Monday, June 19, at the Niagara Frontier Country Club, 1058 Lake Road, Youngstown. The award will be presented at the post-tournament dinner, which will be held at 6:30 p.m.
WNY Hog & Lamb Preview Classic to be held at Fairgrounds
Wed, May 10th 2017 07:00 am
The Erie County Agricultural Society is proud to present the 17th annual Western New York Hog & Lamb Preview Classic. The show is scheduled to take place inside the Agriculture Discovery Center at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg June 2-4.
Psych-Os rejoice: Shawn & Gus team up for an epic 2-hour 'Psych' holiday movie
Tue, May 9th 2017 09:10 pm
USA Network and Universal Cable Productions have an early holiday present for fans of their hit series "Psych." Fake psychic detective Shawn Spencer (James Roday) and his best friend, Burton "Gus" Guster (Dulé Hill), will team up once again, returning to USA for the holidays, when the two-hour "Psych: The Movie" premieres in December.
Bethel Music announces 'The War Is Over' from songwriter/worship leader Josh Baldwin
Tue, May 9th 2017 09:05 pm
Bethel Music announces "The War Is Over," Josh Baldwin's first solo project with Bethel Music, is set to release May 26.
Vanessa Williams headlines star-studded lineup at Fallsview Casino this August
Tue, May 9th 2017 08:55 pm
A conqueror of the musical charts, and a Broadway and television superstar, Vanessa Williams brings her platinum-studded hits to the Fallsview Casino stage this August for one night only.
The K-LOVE Fan Awards: Ignite Hope' brings best of Christian music entertainment to cinemas nationwide
Tue, May 9th 2017 08:55 pm
The only fan-voted awards show in Christian entertainment comes to U.S. cinemas, for the first time ever on the big screen, with hosts Matthew West and Elisabeth Hasselbeck for "The K-LOVE Fan Awards: Ignite Hope." Hosted live on May 28 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, cinema audiences will get exclusive access to this inspirational event on the big screen for one night this summer.
Historic Palace Theatre reveals 2017-18 season
Tue, May 9th 2017 08:50 pm
The Historic Palace Theatre presents Curtain Up's 2017-18 season.
'Hamilton' writer, Pro Football HOFer, National Teacher of the Year headline commencement at NU
Tue, May 9th 2017 08:50 pm
Niagara University's 2017 schedule of commencement ceremonies will be highlighted by addresses from the 2016 National Teacher of the Year, a Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee and the author of the acclaimed biography "Alexander Hamilton," which was adapted into a smash hit musical.
Discover Niagara Shuttle returns for second season
Tue, May 9th 2017 08:00 pm
Niagara Region leaders and elected officials marked the beginning of the Discover Niagara Shuttle's second season Tuesday morning at a press conference in front of the Niagara Falls Train Station and Underground Railroad Heritage Center.
Destination Niagara USA celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week
Tue, May 9th 2017 08:00 pm
This week marks the 34th annual National Travel and Tourism Week. Tourism communities nationwide are doing their part to salute travel in America. The theme of this year's celebratory week is "Faces of Travel," which provides an opportunity to shine a spotlight on the individuals who keep this industry moving on a daily basis.
Camp Hope helps children heal through fun
Tue, May 9th 2017 09:50 am
Grieving the loss of a loved one is difficult for anyone, but it can be especially difficult for children. Children grieve differently than adults.
High school baseball: Vikings get a big league win
Tue, May 9th 2017 09:45 am
Mother Nature has a way of causing baseball games to go certain directions. Monday proved that, as wind and cold temperatures made pitching difficult.
ABC lands return of 'American Idol'
Tue, May 9th 2017 09:45 am
ABC is bringing back "American Idol."
'Live with Kelly and Ryan' heads to Niagara Falls, Ontario, June 5 & 6
Tue, May 9th 2017 07:00 am
Daytime TV's newest power duo, Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest, will travel north of the border to Niagara Falls, Ontario, for two episodes of "Live with Kelly and Ryan," airing Monday, June 5, and Tuesday, June 6.
Aspen Dental to provide free dental care to thousands of veterans
Tue, May 9th 2017 07:00 am
On Saturday, June 24, nearly 450 Aspen Dental practices will open their doors to provide free dental care for thousands of veterans across the nation. Local veterans can call 1-844-AspenHMM to schedule an appointment at a participating office in the Buffalo area. Appointments are required and available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
NBC's Kentucky Derby & NHL early-round playoff game make People Meter history
Mon, May 8th 2017 05:25 pm
NBC Sports' coverage of the 143rd Kentucky Derby followed immediately by the primetime Pittsburgh Penguins-Washington Capitals Stanley Cup Playoff Game 5 on Saturday posted numerous viewership milestones for both events, according to fast national data provided by The Nielsen Company and digital data from Adobe Analytics.
Dashboard Confessional announces summer headline tour with All American Rejects & The Maine as support
Mon, May 8th 2017 05:20 pm
Dashboard Confessional will hit the road once again this summer on a cross-country trek. In tow will be All American Rejects and The Maine. In addition, The Social Animals will be tagging along for a week of dates.
Fort Niagara invites regional residents to May 17 community night
Mon, May 8th 2017 03:25 pm
Old Fort Niagara invites residents from the greater Buffalo Niagara Region to explore the historic landmark for free from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 17.
Better Business Bureau, AT&T, ASIS, US attorney's office and others partner to present free business cybersecurity event at Hilbert College
Mon, May 8th 2017 03:20 pm
According to the National Cyber Security Alliance, 60 percent of small businesses that experience a data breach or a cyber-attack are unable to maintain business. In addition, the average cost to fix an attack or a breach is close to $700,000.
Roswell Park researcher meeting with lawmakers to discuss opportunity to prevent cancer, improve public health by raising smoking age
Mon, May 8th 2017 03:20 pm
More than 28,000 New Yorkers still die from preventable tobacco-related illnesses each year. Over 95 percent of adults who smoke started smoking before the age of 21.
Michael Peca & Willie 'Hutch' Jones among 12 Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame inductees
Mon, May 8th 2017 12:10 pm
The Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame will introduce its 12-member Class of 2017 on Thursday afternoon, June 1, in the ballroom of the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, 153 Franklin St., Buffalo. Introduction of this year's new members will commence at 4 p.m. with board President Tom Koller presiding. A reception in the ballroom will immediately follow.
Students explore careers at open house on Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus
Mon, May 8th 2017 12:05 pm
Hundreds of students in grades seven through 12, along with their teachers and parents, took full advantage of the third annual student open house on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus on Monday.
Blues Society announces 4th annual Buffalo Niagara Blues Festival
Mon, May 8th 2017 12:05 pm
The Blues Society of Western New York has announced its 4th annual Buffalo Niagara Blues Festival will be held at Silo City on Saturday, July 8.
Niagara County brings jobs focus to Lockport
Mon, May 8th 2017 12:00 pm
Niagara Director of Employment and Training Donald Jablonski said successful hiring numbers at a pair of job fairs held in Niagara Falls makes him "optimistic and hopeful" regarding a planned Lockport career fair being held Wednesday.
AAA & ECC occupational therapy assistants host 'CarFit' event
Mon, May 8th 2017 11:50 am
AAA Western and Central New York is teaming up with Erie Community College's occupational therapy assistant program along with other occupational therapy clinicians to ensure senior drivers' cars "fit" them.
AAA: Secure your load - avoid road debris!
Mon, May 8th 2017 11:45 am
As families bring college students home for the summer, they should be on the lookout for road debris and they should take steps to secure their load.
Jacobs appointed to Lyme and tick-borne disease task force
Mon, May 8th 2017 11:40 am
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs, R-60th, was appointed to the State Senate's Lyme and tick-borne disease task force by Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan. Immediately after the appointment, Jacobs held a press conference with Lyme and tick-borne disease advocates to announce state initiatives aimed at increasing efforts to fight the growing public health epidemic.
Jason Derulo & Sabrina Carpenter added to main stage lineup at Erie County Fair
Mon, May 8th 2017 11:35 am
Pop artist Jason Derulo, known for hit singles such as "Swalla," "Talk Dirty" and "Whatcha Say," will headline the Erie County Fair's Gusto Grandstand at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12. Also joining the National Grid Concert Series, with her hits "Can't Blame a Girl for Trying" and "Eyes Wide Open," is singer and Disney Channel actress Sabrina Carpenter. She will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15.
Marcho Farms Inc. recalls veal, beef & pork products due to possible non-o157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (stec) adulteration
Mon, May 8th 2017 11:35 am
Marcho Farms Inc., a Souderton (Pennsylvania) establishment, is recalling approximately 5,620 pounds of boneless veal, and ground veal, beef and pork products that may be adulterated withnon-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) O111, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.
YMCA honors volunteers, partners at 165th annual meeting
Mon, May 8th 2017 11:30 am
YMCA Buffalo Niagara recently held its 165th annual meeting at Statler City. At the event, the Y celebrated its 2016 achievements, recognized outstanding youth and volunteers from each of the association's eight branches, and honored longtime board members and community partners.
Niagara River Greenway Commission to meet
Mon, May 8th 2017 07:00 am
The Niagara River Greenway Commission will meet Tuesday, May 16, to determine the consistency of the 55th round of projects. One project under consideration would create the Assumption Forest Preserve on Grand Island.