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Echosmith releases music video for new single 'Gelato'
Thu, Oct 13th 2022 09:00 pm
Ahead of their nationwide tour kicking off tonight, multi-Platinum alt-pop trio Echosmith have released the new music video for their latest single "Gelato."
Fatal structure fire in Cambria
Thu, Oct 13th 2022 08:50 am
On Wednesday, Niagara County Sheriff's Office communications center received multiple 911 calls reporting a residential structure fire at a two-story house on Ridge Road in the Town of Cambria. It was reported there was likely one person still inside the residence.
For MS patients, an app to boost conscientiousness may help them fight cognitive decline
Thu, Oct 13th 2022 08:40 am
Multiple sclerosis patients may be better equipped to stave off the cognitive decline that the disease can cause by using a smartphone-based app now under development at the University at Buffalo.
Queen rediscovered track featuring Freddie Mercury 'Face It Alone' arrives as digital single release
Thu, Oct 13th 2022 06:15 am
Having generated a media firestorm back in the summer when band members Brian May and Roger Taylor first leaked news of a rediscovered Queen song featuring Freddie Mercury being considered for possible release, the highly anticipated "lost" track, "Face It Alone," drops as a simultaneous worldwide single release today, Thursday, Oct. 13.
Catholic Health hosts free, monthly COVID-19 support groups
Wed, Oct 12th 2022 09:05 pm
Catholic Health is hosting free monthly in-person and virtual support groups for survivors, loved ones and caregivers. The group, led by medical professionals, was established in the fall of 2021 to help those impacted by COVID-19 address concerns, access helpful resources, and connect with others to share their similar journeys.
AG James, Hochul release statements on court decision to temporarily keep New York's concealed carry gun laws
Wed, Oct 12th 2022 09:05 pm
New York Attorney General Letitia James on Wednesday released the following statement after an appellate judge granted an interim administrative stay on U.S. District Court Judge Glenn T. Suddaby's decision in Antonyuk v. Hochul, meaning the full Concealed Carry Improvement Act (CCIA) will remain in effect.
Michael Bublé impresses Buffalo crowd
Wed, Oct 12th 2022 08:35 pm
As Michael Bublé descended under the same part of the stage he had made his appearance at two hours earlier, everyone in attendance at his KeyBank Center performance on Tuesday night was giving him a well-deserved standing ovation.
Higgins: $1 million from Safer Communities Act Awarded to Niagara Falls City School District
Wed, Oct 12th 2022 04:45 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins joined Niagara Falls City School District Superintendent Mark Laurrie, Niagara County Sheriff Michael Filicetti, City of Niagara Falls Mayor Robert Restaino, Niagara Falls Police Chief John Faso and the Rev. Craig Pridgen to announce a $1 million federal grant to support safety in schools across the district.
Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness is 'Skywriting'
Wed, Oct 12th 2022 04:25 pm
Veteran indie-pop singer-songwriter-pianist Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness has released his new single, "Skywriting," via Nettwerk.
Niagara County to hold career fair in Niagara Falls
Wed, Oct 12th 2022 04:25 pm
The Niagara County Department of Employment and Training will hold a career fair, for those seeking employment, from 12:30-3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Niagara Riverside Resort, 7001 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls. Close to 70 companies with open positions have signed up to take part, and there is still room for employers who would like to participate.
Golisano Medical Oncology Center officially awarded QOPI accreditation
Wed, Oct 12th 2022 04:25 pm
The Golisano Medical Oncology Center, a member site of the Roswell Park Care Network, has received Association for Clinical Oncology Quality Oncology Practice Initiative certification for the next three years.
NYS: More than $246M in federal funding for emergency preparedness & counterterrorism efforts
Wed, Oct 12th 2022 04:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced more than $246 million in federal funding to support counterterrorism and emergency preparedness efforts across New York.
Renowned criminologist Slakoff discusses media representations of violence against women of color
Wed, Oct 12th 2022 04:05 pm
Nationally renowned criminologist Danielle Slakoff, Ph.D., will discuss her work on the relationship between the media, intimate partner violence, and identity during a presentation hosted by Niagara University's Office of Violence Prevention and Education on Friday, Oct. 21, at 1 p.m. in the Russell Salvatore Dining Commons. The presentation is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
As open enrollment begins, NYSOFA encourages older adults to utilize free, statewide Medicare counseling program
Wed, Oct 12th 2022 04:05 pm
Medicare open enrollment begins Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7. It's the time when beneficiaries can make changes in their health plan or prescription drug coverage and other options that take effect Jan. 1.
NYS: Tax relief being mailed to eligible New Yorkers
Wed, Oct 12th 2022 04:05 pm
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance announced it has started mailing additional financial relief to eligible New Yorkers. The Tax Department is issuing $475 million in additional New York state child and earned income tax payments to about 1.8 million people. Most of the checks should arrive by the end of October.
'Bison Bob's Jamboree' is a murder-mystery wine-pairing dinner
Wed, Oct 12th 2022 04:05 pm
The Winery at Marjim Manor will hold a repeat performance of its murder-mystery dinner theater, "Bison Bob's Jamboree," at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22.
Notice to interested voters
Wed, Oct 12th 2022 11:35 am
The Niagara County Board of Elections announced the last day to register to vote for the Nov. 8 general election is Oct. 14. The Board of Elections will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, and until 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, for the purpose of registering individuals.
'Native American Harvest Celebration': Giving thanks at Artpark
Wed, Oct 12th 2022 09:20 am
From 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, Artpark & Company will present the first "Native Fall Harvest Celebration" of thanks with traditional songs, dance, harvest storytelling, a lacrosse workshop, interactive activities and a cornhusk doll workshop. Admission is free.
Statement on passing of Judge Matthew Murphy
Wed, Oct 12th 2022 09:15 am
On Tuesday, Niagara County Legislature Chairwoman Becky Wydysh said, "We are all deeply saddened by the passing of retired Niagara County Court Judge Matt Murphy."
Jury finds defendant guilty of murder in cold case homicide
Wed, Oct 12th 2022 09:15 am
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn on Tuesday announced a jury found 63-year-old John M. Sauberan of Buffalo guilty of one count of murder in the second degree (class "A-I" felony). Jurors rendered a decision in the afternoon after three hours of deliberation following a five-day trial, convicting the defendant of the only charge in the indictment against him.
Lewiston Event Center sale: Boards unsure if storage facility is permitted
Wed, Oct 12th 2022 08:00 am
Officials in the Village of Lewiston are uncertain if the Lewiston Event Center can be converted into a 300-unit self-storage facility. Confusion centers on primary vs. accessory use in a B-1 zoned area, the definition of a warehouse, and what the codebook allows as it pertains to permitted stowage.
Residents with (and without) disabilities invited to 'Meet the Candidates'
Wed, Oct 12th 2022 07:00 am
For many years, Independent Living of Niagara County (ILNC) has encouraged citizens with disabilities to participate in the electoral process and make their preferences known about the candidates on the ballot in November - but first, voters need to learn more about those running to make an informed decision.
Higgins: $365,535 in federal funding for Buffalo Food Justice Project, led by Massachusetts Avenue Project & Grassroots Gardens of Western New York
Tue, Oct 11th 2022 03:45 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced a federal grant totaling $365,535 awarded to the Massachusetts Avenue Project and Grassroots Gardens of Western New York. Funding comes from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and is awarded through the National Institute of Food and Agriculture's Community Food Projects Grant program. It will support the Buffalo Food Justice Project, which aims to address food equity and access in underserved communities.
Idina Menzel takes audiences on an intimate journey into her life in new Disney+ documentary 'Idina Menzel: Which Way To The Stage?'
Tue, Oct 11th 2022 03:45 pm
Disney+ announced the premiere of the new documentary film "Idina Menzel: Which Way to the Stage?"
Food Network picks up 'Bobby's Triple Threat' for second season
Tue, Oct 11th 2022 02:50 pm
Fresh off its successful premiere on Sept. 27, the brand-new Bobby Flay series "Bobby's Triple Threat" has already been picked up for a second season to air in 2023, it was announced by Jane Latman, president of home and food content and streaming, Warner Bros. Discovery.
Fire on Lockport Road in Niagara Falls
Tue, Oct 11th 2022 02:50 pm
At 6:14 p.m. Monday, Niagara Falls Fire Department crews responded to a fire at Myles Scrap Yard at 5501 Lockport Road. Multiple vehicles on the southwest section of the yard were on fire. Because of the location, it took several hours to bring it under control, due to the difficulty getting equipment back to the area of the fire.
NY Army National Guard is only state Army Guard to meet recruiting goals for 2022
Tue, Oct 11th 2022 02:45 pm
The New York Army National Guard was the only state Army National Guard to exceed its recruiting goals for the federal fiscal year, which ended on Sept. 30, 2022.
YWCA to host 'Coffee and Conversation' with local leaders during Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Tue, Oct 11th 2022 02:45 pm
In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the YWCA of the Niagara Frontier will host "Coffee and Conversation" at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 32 Cottage St., Lockport. This roundtable discussion will give attendees the opportunity to learn about the wraparound domestic violence services available throughout Niagara County, with a focus on law enforcement.
Higgins: Nearly $250,000 for UB supports project preserving history of Cataract House in Niagara Falls
Tue, Oct 11th 2022 02:40 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced a federal grant totaling $249,369 awarded to the University at Buffalo. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and awarded through the Collaborative Research grant program, the grant funding will lay the foundation for a print manuscript and a corresponding website on the Cataract House, historically located in Niagara Falls.
2nd annual 'Food as Medicine Symposium' is 'A Bridge to Health'
Tue, Oct 11th 2022 02:40 pm
On Oct. 13, the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus' health and well-being division will present its second annual "Food as Medicine Symposium," bringing together a range of national and local pioneers in the field to discuss research and policy in the "Food as Medicine" space.
Shea's Performing Arts Center accepting applications for 30th Annual Kenny Awards
Tue, Oct 11th 2022 02:40 pm
Shea's Performing Arts Center announced it is accepting applications for the 2023 Kenny Awards, which will be held at Shea's Buffalo Theatre at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 27, 2023.
Blue Rodeo to take OLG Stage at Fallsview
Tue, Oct 11th 2022 02:40 pm
Legendary Canadian band Blue Rodeo will send fans head over heels Dec. 10 at the OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino.
Veggie Van takes on food deserts in Niagara County
Tue, Oct 11th 2022 02:40 pm
Kevin O'Connor used to walk five miles from his apartment complex in Lockport to get to the nearest grocery store. But for the last two years, he's had access to food from a more convenient location: the Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Niagara County's Veggie Van mobile market.
Kearns to host annual fall DisAbility awareness event
Tue, Oct 11th 2022 02:35 pm
Erie County Clerk Michael P. Kearns and the Erie County Office for People with Disabilities will hold a special DisAbility Awareness Outreach Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Erie County Auto Bureau located in the Eastern Hills Mall, 4545 Transit Road, Williamsville. Those interested should use the main entrance by Duff's. No appointment is required.
Duran Duran announces feature-length docu-concert film 'A Hollywood High'
Tue, Oct 11th 2022 02:30 pm
Duran Duran has confirmed details of a brand-new, 75-minute docu-concert titled "A Hollywood High." The film captures the band performing live on a rooftop in Los Angeles, alongside exclusive interviews and archival footage that tells the story of a long-time love affair with the city. The film will be released Nov. 3.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York announces new director of development
Tue, Oct 11th 2022 02:30 pm
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York (RMHC of WNY) announced the hiring of Krystina Burow as the new director of development. Burow brings to the organization more than 13 years of experience as a nonprofit executive in multiple facets of development, such as building relationships, strategic planning and fundraising events.
Prime Video, Amazon Music launch 'The Official The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power Podcast' with super-fan Felicia Day
Mon, Oct 10th 2022 06:55 pm
In celebration of the season finale of "The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power" on Prime Video, Amazon Music and Prime Video are launching a new companion podcast, "The Official The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power Podcast," hosted by actress and Tolkien super-fan Felicia Day.
Prime Video unveils 'The Wheel of Time' season 2 sneak peek
Mon, Oct 10th 2022 06:50 pm
On Friday, Prime Video released "The Wheel of Time" season one recap and season two sneak-peek reel during the "Prime Video Presents: The Wheel of Time & The Lord of The Rings: The Rings of Power" panel presentation at New York Comic Con. The panel also treated fans to exclusive first-looks at Dónal Finn as Mat Cauthon and Ceara Coveney as Elayne Trakand, along with a special welcome video from series star Rosamund Pike.
Amazon Studios unveils 'Where the Shadows Lie,' featuring Fiona Apple, from 'The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power (Season One: Amazon Original Series Soundtrack)'
Mon, Oct 10th 2022 06:50 pm
On Friday, Amazon Studios released "Where the Shadows Lie," a new song performed by Grammy Award-winning artist Fiona Apple from "The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power (Season One: Amazon Original Series Soundtrack)." Available only on Amazon Music, the song was written by series composer Bear McCreary and appears in the season finale of the acclaimed new series on Prime Video.
Prime Video reveals official trailer for sci-fi thriller 'The Peripheral'
Mon, Oct 10th 2022 06:45 pm
On Saturday, Prime Video revealed the official trailer for the upcoming sci-fi drama series "The Peripheral," starring Chloë Grace Moretz.
 

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