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Risking life for flight: Artpark announces free open rehearsal for 'Air Heart'
Wed, Oct 31st 2018 04:55 pm
Artpark & Company invites the public to attend an open rehearsal at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, in the Artpark Gallery. Admission is free. The audience is asked to wear warm clothing. Show runtime is one hour with no intermission.
Happy Halloween in Lewiston
Wed, Oct 31st 2018 04:45 pm
Children from Imagination Station went trick-or-treating to Village of Lewiston businesses on Wednesday morning. Among their stops was a visit to the Orange Cat Coffee Co. on Center Street. The youth were greeted and given treats by owners Michael Broderick and Robin Faulring, and staff members David Loraine and Nina Baldassara.
Antiques & fine arts auction to benefit Community Missions
Wed, Oct 31st 2018 02:25 pm
Community Missions will hold its annual antiques and fine arts auction on the afternoon of Sunday, Nov. 11, at the First Presbyterian Church in Youngstown. Admission is $10 per person and $15 per couple, with all proceeds benefitting Crisis Services and Mark's Place (HIV/AIDS residence) at Community Missions.
How people perceive cities and suburbs is not merely a matter of boundary lines
Wed, Oct 31st 2018 02:15 pm
Individual perceptions about safety and school quality play critical roles in how people define their communities, and these subjective social factors can influence the notion of what separates a city from its suburbs just as physical boundaries traditionally make that distinction, according to the results of a new study co-written by a University at Buffalo researcher.
Due to overwhelming need for coats, Colvin Cleaners changes location for first distribution
Wed, Oct 31st 2018 02:15 pm
Due to an overwhelming outpouring of families in need of coats and winter items at the Colvin Cleaners warehouse last year, the company has moved this Saturday's first free distribution to the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1530 Kenmore Ave., between Elmwood and Delaware Avenues in North Buffalo. It will run from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. One coat per person will be distributed. If children are not with adults, adult needs the children's id numbers.
Election Day hot dog fundraiser will help Scouts fix-up camp trailer
Wed, Oct 31st 2018 02:15 pm
Boy Scout Troop 829 welcomes voters and passersby to its hot dog fundraiser on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6. The event will run from 5-9 p.m. at the St. Peter's R.C. School parking lot on North Sixth Street (across the street from the Lewiston No. 1 Fire Co. polling station).
Blake Shelton to perform in Buffalo
Wed, Oct 31st 2018 02:10 pm
Blake Shelton's "Friends & Heroes 2019" will visit KeyBank Center in Buffalo at 7 p.m. Feb. 22, 2019. Very special guest Lauren Alaina joins Shelton for the run along with special appearances by country icons the Bellamy Brothers, John Anderson and Trace Adkins.
Wheatfield Lions, NFMMC to host free health fair
Wed, Oct 31st 2018 02:10 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and the Town of Wheatfield Lions Club will host a health and wellness fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, in the clubhouse at Five Senses Nature Park, 6535 Ward Road, Wheatfield.
Kearns to help a veterans outreach with a 'Thank-A-Vet' discount program signups in Kenmore
Wed, Oct 31st 2018 02:10 pm
Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns is inviting Erie County veterans to his next "Thank-A-Vet" discount program outreach. The outreach will be held from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at American Legion Brounshidle Post 205, 3354 Delaware, Kenmore.
Grant will help UB scientists identify patients most at-risk for future opioid misuse
Wed, Oct 31st 2018 07:00 am
Researchers at the University at Buffalo Clinical and Research Institute on Addictions (CRIA) will work with the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) to assess what risks may occur for people with alcohol use disorder who use prescription painkillers.
'Coffee with Chris' on Nov. 15
Wed, Oct 31st 2018 07:00 am
Niagara Falls City Councilman Chris Voccio has scheduled his next "Coffee with Chris" for 8 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at Knack's Parkview Café, 2110 Hyde Park Blvd., Niagara Falls.
Ariana Grande brings world tour to Buffalo in March
Tue, Oct 30th 2018 06:35 pm
Ariana Grande announced she will bring the "Sweetener World Tour" to KeyBank Center at 7:30 p.m. March 22, 2019.
Fall back into safety: FASNY urges NYers to change their clocks, check their batteries
Tue, Oct 30th 2018 04:35 pm
The end of daylight savings (2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 4) is rapidly approaching and the Firemen's Association of the State of New York is urging New Yorkers to inspect their smoke alarms when they change their clocks. FASNY specifically encourages New Yorkers to install smoke alarms equipped with sealed-in, nonremovable batteries that last for 10 years.
Moving Day in Buffalo: Parkinson's Foundation event exceeds fundraising goal
Tue, Oct 30th 2018 04:30 pm
Hundreds of people gathered on the morning of Saturday, Sept. 22, for the seventh annual Moving Day Buffalo, a walk to beat Parkinson's disease. It was sponsored by the Parkinson's Foundation Western New York.
The Beatles release new 'Glass Onion' music video exclusively on Apple Music
Tue, Oct 30th 2018 04:05 pm
As the world readies itself for the comprehensive new edition of The Beatles' 1968 studio album, "The BEATLES ('White Album')," the group today launches a brand-new music video for the album's "Glass Onion," available now exclusively on Apple Music.
Hear some 'Bread Time Stories' & share them with a friend
Tue, Oct 30th 2018 03:35 pm
Chet Fery will present his program, "Kindness Changes Everything," at the Niagara History Center at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15. The venue is located at 215 Niagara St., Lockport.
Free conference in Buffalo will explore effective responses to overdose in Western New York
Tue, Oct 30th 2018 03:35 pm
On Friday, Nov. 2, more than 150 advocates, services providers, medical professionals and other experts will come together at a free daylong conference and strategy session in Buffalo. The 2018 WNY Harm Reduction Conference is designed to study why the drug war has been so unsuccessful and learn to utilize harm reduction models that are proven to save lives.
UB, Kaleida Health, Oishei Children's Hospital name Lipshultz new chair of pediatrics, pediatric chief-of-service & medical director, pediatrics
Tue, Oct 30th 2018 03:25 pm
Steven E. Lipshultz, M.D., Carman and Ann Adams Endowed Chair of Pediatric Research at Wayne State University School of Medicine and Children's Hospital of Michigan, has been appointed the A. Conger Goodyear Professor and chair of the department of pediatrics in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo. He will also serve as the pediatric chief-of-service at Kaleida Health and the medical director, pediatrics services business development, for John R. Oishei Children's Hospital.
UB, Carnegie Mellon researchers awarded funding to improve access to autonomous vehicles, public transit for people with disabilities
Tue, Oct 30th 2018 03:25 pm
A 10-year partnership between the University at Buffalo and Carnegie Mellon University to advance physical access and public transportation for people with disabilities has been extended for another five years.
Mount St. Mary's craft committee makes hospital time happy for children
Tue, Oct 30th 2018 03:20 pm
The craft committee, part of the St. Francis Guild at Mount St. Mary's Hospital, meets every Tuesday to make bears for the children who come to the hospital for surgery and other services. When children arrive for surgery they are greeted by a bear on their bed along with their gown, booties and blanket. As the child gets ready for their procedure, so does their bear.
Willie Nelson to be honored at Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing 12th annual Grammy Week celebration
Tue, Oct 30th 2018 03:15 pm
Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing will honor eight-time Grammy Award-winner Willie Nelson at its annual Grammy Week celebration on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at The Village Studios in West Los Angeles. Now in its 12th year, this event will celebrate the artistic achievements and creative genius of Nelson, one of the music industry's most beloved icons.
Discount vouchers for Fairgrounds Festival of Lights on sale Nov. 1
Tue, Oct 30th 2018 03:10 pm
Visitors to the annual Fairgrounds Festival of Lights in Hamburg can save 40 percent on gate admission with the purchase of a $15 advance sale carload voucher at all Tops Friendly Markets. The discount voucher promotion begins Nov. 1 and ends on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22. It can be purchased at any checkout register.
Phil Wickham drops 2 new tracks in collaboration with Spotify
Tue, Oct 30th 2018 03:10 pm
In a unique collaboration with Spotify and recorded at Nashville's Sound Stage Studios, singer-songwriter Phil Wickham has unveiled two special new songs: a rendition of the Louie Armstrong classic, "What A Wonderful World," and a re-imagined version of Wickham's hit single, "Till I Found You."
Mallary Hope reveals Christmas 3-track single
Tue, Oct 30th 2018 03:00 pm
Singer/songwriter Mallary Hope has unveiled her heart-felt Christmas three-track single, "Christmas Is All About You." The brand-new title track invites listeners to press pause during the busy holiday season, and to experience the deeper meaning of why we celebrate. An expectant mother of two, the project also includes Hope's deeply personal rendition of the well-known "Just A Baby (Mary's Song)," and the equally moving "Mary, Did You Know."
History Center offers Veterans Day programming
Tue, Oct 30th 2018 07:00 am
From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, the Niagara History Center will hold a Veterans Day program for children ages 7 to 12 on the 100th anniversary of the World War I armistice.
The Summit raffles Bills-Dolphins game package
Tue, Oct 30th 2018 07:00 am
The Summit Federal Credit Union is giving away a game-day package to the Buffalo Bills versus Miami Dolphins football game at New Era Field Stadium. The game is set for 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30. The package, valued at more than $1,000, includes five tickets with seating in the Jim Kelly Club, a parking pass and a $100 Visa gift card.
Stroke remains top health concern for Erie County
Mon, Oct 29th 2018 03:35 pm
In timing with World Stroke Awareness Day, Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns and C.J. Urlaub, president and CEO of Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, announced the results of the stroke prevention carotid artery screenings conducted at the Erie County auto bureaus.
Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, Siegel family celebrate second installation at Siegel Landing with Mary Wilson
Mon, Oct 29th 2018 03:10 pm
The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, joined by the Siegel family, unveiled and presented a commemorative paver to Mary Wilson in honor of her late husband Ralph C. Wilson Jr., who would have been 100 years old this month.
Future of Bethlehem Steel site coming into focus
Mon, Oct 29th 2018 03:05 pm
The rebirth of Lackawanna's Bethlehem Steel site continues to gain momentum with the opening of the newest section of the Shoreline Trail on the site, an approximately 6,500-foot-long, 10-foot-wide stretch that runs from the City of Buffalo line to Dona Street in Lackawanna.
Brophy named president of Hilbert College
Mon, Oct 29th 2018 03:05 pm
Dr. Michael S. Brophy, former president of Benedictine University (Chicago and Phoenix) and Marymount California University (Los Angeles), has been named the fourth president of Hilbert College. Brophy, who was born and raised in New York, is the first male president in the college's 61-year history. He will take office on Jan. 15, 2019.
FOX announces cast for live musical production of 'Rent'
Mon, Oct 29th 2018 02:15 pm
FOX has announced the full cast for the upcoming live musical event "Rent," airing Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019 (7-10 p.m. ET live/PT tape-delayed).
Dunn Tire supports 'Read with Reed 83 Challenge' with Hall of Fame NFL star Andre Reed
Mon, Oct 29th 2018 01:40 pm
Western New York tire retailer and automotive services provider Dunn Tire is teaming with one of Buffalo's greatest football legends to help local children catch a love for reading.
9th annual 'CMA Country Christmas' to air Dec. 10 on ABC
Mon, Oct 29th 2018 12:35 pm
The ninth annual "CMA Country Christmas" will air Monday, Dec. 10 (8-10 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network.
Buffalo Diocese condemns anti-Semitic attack in Pittsburgh
Mon, Oct 29th 2018 11:50 am
Bishop Malone and the entire Diocese of Buffalo family would like to express the sympathy and prayers of the Catholic Community of Western New York after the horrific events in Pittsburgh.
2 Niagara University students selected for prestigious food & CPG Marketing scholarships
Mon, Oct 29th 2018 11:35 am
Ashley Decker and Garret Gardner have been selected to receive scholarships established by the food industry to support students studying food and consumer-packaged goods marketing.
Michelle Dashineau named manager of human resources at Mount St. Mary's Hospital
Mon, Oct 29th 2018 11:35 am
Mount St. Mary's Hospital announced Michelle Dashineau has been named manager of human resources.
Buffalo Beauts drops 2 over weekend
Mon, Oct 29th 2018 11:35 am
The Buffalo Beauts erased each of their first two deficits of the season, but the undefeated Minnesota Whitecaps ultimately prevailed 3-2 in the first half of a back-to-back series between the teams at a sold-out TRIA Rink on Saturday.
Gas prices drop across region, again
Mon, Oct 29th 2018 11:30 am
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $2.82, down 3 cents from last week. One year ago, the price was $2.47. The New York state average is $2.96 - down 2 cents from last week. A year ago, the state average was $2.65.
Don't let Halloween haunt you: AAA offers tips to stay safe this year
Mon, Oct 29th 2018 11:00 am
Here's hoping for all treats and no tricks this Halloween! With more than 41 million children between ages 5 and 14 trick-or-treating on Wednesday, Oct. 31, it's a busy night on the roads - and the worst night for vandalism.
Physicians provide Halloween safety tips for parents
Mon, Oct 29th 2018 07:00 am
It is estimated more than 41 million children will trick-or-treat nationwide this Halloween. The nation's emergency physicians offer a few tips to make sure your child stays safe and that any fright is the fun kind - that doesn't include a health scare or trip to the emergency department.

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