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Finding Favour releases new album, 'Farewell Fear,' available from Gotee Records
Fri, Aug 25th 2017 05:25 pm
Gotee Records' Finding Favour has just released their latest album, "Farewell Fear," which is available now by clicking HERE or visiting FindingFavour.com.
'Live is LIVE Week' kicks off the 2017-18 season of 'Live with Kelly and Ryan'
Fri, Aug 25th 2017 05:20 pm
Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest will start their first full season together on "Live with Kelly and Ryan" the week of Sept. 5-8, and they're kicking it off by taking the concept of "live" to new heights with "Live is LIVE Week."
Niagara Falls Memorial names Pellegrino chief nursing officer
Fri, Aug 25th 2017 05:20 pm
JoAnn Pellegrino, R.N., M.S., C.N.O.R., R.N.F.A., was named vice president and chief nursing officer at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
'Shopkins Live! Shop It Up!' at UB
Fri, Aug 25th 2017 05:20 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents "Shopkins Live! Shop It Up!" at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14. Tickets are on sale now.
NBC Sports presents San Francisco 49ers vs. Minnesota Vikings in NFL preseason game
Fri, Aug 25th 2017 05:20 pm
The San Francisco 49ers take on the Minnesota Vikings in NFL preseason action this Sunday, Aug. 27, at 8 p.m. ET on NBC from U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis - the site of NBC's Super Bowl LII broadcast exactly 23 Sundays later (Feb. 4, 2018). NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app will live stream all NBC NFL games this season to desktops, tablets and connected TVs.
Summer of '69 All-Star Band headlining fundraiser for Lew-Port students
Fri, Aug 25th 2017 04:30 pm
The famous Summer of '69 All-Star Band will hit the Lewiston Stone House stage Saturday, Sept. 9, to raise funds for the Lewiston-Porter High School music scholarship program. The event begins at 6 p.m. at 755 Center St.
Wedding: Salonek - McGinn
Fri, Aug 25th 2017 04:15 pm
Kayla Salonek and Jon McGinn were married in a private ceremony in her parent's backyard.
W.O.W. to begin 30th year of Bible study on Grand Island
Fri, Aug 25th 2017 04:15 pm
With the 2017-18 season, Women of the Word begins its 30th year of interdenominational Christian Bible study on Grand Island, hosted by Trinity United Methodist Church, 2100 Whitehaven Road.
Obituary: Joseph B. Scibetta
Fri, Aug 25th 2017 04:10 pm
Joseph B. Scibetta, 73, a clinical social worker of Grand Island, entered into rest on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2017, in Kenmore Mercy Hospital after battling lymphoma.
Town of Niagara: Parks dedicated to individuals who positively impacted town
Fri, Aug 25th 2017 04:00 pm
Sunshine set the scene Monday night for a ceremony honoring individuals who significantly contributed to the Town of Niagara.
New plans proposed for sports facility at Summit Mall
Fri, Aug 25th 2017 04:00 pm
Big design changes have been made to plans for the proposed sports facility at the Summit Mall.
Webster Street now home to local café & comic book store entrepreneurs
Fri, Aug 25th 2017 03:55 pm
North Tonawanda natives Amy and Jay Berent have brought their popular Pulp 716 Coffee and Comics store to town.
'Music Mania Mondays' sponsors honored
Fri, Aug 25th 2017 03:55 pm
The Town of Niagara's "Music Mania Mondays" concert series held a sponsor appreciation night this week. Sponsors of "Music Mania Mondays," including Niagara Frontier Publications Publisher and CEO Skip Mazenauer, received gifts of appreciation from Town Board members. Also recognized were coaches from the town's recreation department for their commitment to youth in the town.
DEC: Niagara Falls Water Board violated water quality standards due to Aug. 15 combined sewer overflow
Fri, Aug 25th 2017 01:20 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced Friday the Niagara Falls Water Board violated water quality standards as a result of an Aug. 15 combined sewer overflow (CSO) discharge that caused a substantial visible contrast to the natural conditions in the Niagara River. The state issued a notice of violation (NOV) to the water board earlier in the day.
Niagara Catholic announces open houses
Fri, Aug 25th 2017 07:00 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School will hold open houses for prospective students from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, and from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, at 520 66th St.
Center Street to be partially closed off for Jazz Festival
Thu, Aug 24th 2017 05:55 pm
Street closing dates and times for The Northwest Jazz Festival, Lewiston, NY:
Star Wars fans invited to 'Find the Force' as unprecedented augmented reality event sweeps globe for 'Force Friday II'
Thu, Aug 24th 2017 05:55 pm
Following the global phenomenon of "Force Friday" in 2015, Disney and Lucasfilm today announced "Find the Force," a global augmented reality (AR) event rolling out on "Force Friday II" (Sept. 1) to commemorate the worldwide launch of new products inspired by "Star Wars: The Last Jedi."
Obituary: James Campbell
Thu, Aug 24th 2017 03:50 pm
James R. Campbell died on Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017 at the age of 62.
TCM to remember legendary comedic actor Jerry Lewis on Labor Day
Thu, Aug 24th 2017 02:45 pm
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will celebrate the life and career of acclaimed comedian, actor and filmmaker Jerry Lewis, whose irrepressible zaniness and frantic creativity made him a defining figure of American entertainment in the 20th century, with a five-film tribute. The event will take place on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 4, in honor of the nearly 50 years Lewis spent hosting The Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon, encouraging viewers to donate to the charity.
Higgins presents Women's Army Corps Service Medal, other recognitions to 100-year-old veteran Patricia Knibbs
Thu, Aug 24th 2017 02:45 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins was joined Thursday by City of Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster, local representatives and members of the U.S. Army Buffalo Recruiting Station for a special presentation to 100-year-old World War II veteran and Niagara Falls resident Patricia Knibbs.
UB pharmacy school partners with University of Rochester on graduate program
Thu, Aug 24th 2017 02:40 pm
The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and the University of Rochester have developed a new agreement to streamline admission between the Rochester post-baccalaureate pre-health program (PBPH) and UB Doctor of Pharmacy degree.
Brisk Powerball ticket sales in New York leads to 3 $1,000,000 2nd-prize tickets
Thu, Aug 24th 2017 02:20 pm
Powerball fever was in full force throughout New York for Wednesday's $758.7 million jackpot, with $23.7 million in New York sales for the single day. While the jackpot winning ticket wasn't sold in New York, dozens of New Yorkers are now significantly richer.
Steinjan family donates classic car show proceeds to Memorial Cardiac/Stroke Care unit
Thu, Aug 24th 2017 02:20 pm
The family of the late Robert O. Steinjan Sr. recently visited The Heart Center of Niagara at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center to present a donation of $8,100 in support of the hospital's new inpatient cardiac and stroke care unit. The gift represents proceeds from the second annual Robert O. Steinjan Sr. Memorial Car Show, held this summer at Hoover's Dairy Store in Sanborn.
Award-winning early childhood music classes coming to Niagara County
Thu, Aug 24th 2017 10:00 am
"Kids' MusicRound" is an award-winning music and movement experience for infants and young children of all abilities. Classes will meet once a week for 10 weeks at a cost of $149 for the first registered child, $89 for second sibling, and no cost for third sibling or infant with registered sibling. Families can choose classes on Tuesday evenings or Saturday mornings.
Red Rocks Worship releases 'HERE' Sept. 22 with Sony Music & Essential Worship
Thu, Aug 24th 2017 09:50 am
Red Rocks Worship will release their label debut full-length album, "HERE," on Sept. 22 in partnership with Sony Music/Essential Worship. The 11-song live project, produced by Jeremy Edwardson, was recorded this past May at Denver's iconic Paramount Theatre in front of a sold-out crowd.
BNFF seeks volunteers
Thu, Aug 24th 2017 09:50 am
The Buffalo Niagara Film Festival, now in its 12th season, is seeking volunteers and interns for events to be held Wednesday, Sept. 20, through Sunday, Oct. 1.
All-new celebrity cast of ABC's 'Dancing with the Stars' will be revealed live, Wednesday, Sept. 6, on 'Good Morning America'
Thu, Aug 24th 2017 09:45 am
The new cast of the 25th season of "Dancing with the Stars" will be revealed live, Wednesday, Sept. 6, exclusively on "Good Morning America" (7-9 a.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.
Green Day's 'Nimrod' set to receive 20th anniversary limited edition vinyl reissue
Thu, Aug 24th 2017 09:45 am
Green Day's seminal 1997 album, "Nimrod," will receive a 20th anniversary limited edition vinyl reissue on Oct. 13 on Reprise Records.
PHOTOS: Jethro Tull by Ian Anderson
Wed, Aug 23rd 2017 09:40 pm
If you like prog-rock, then you had a good time Tuesday at Artpark.
Precious Plate & Precision Process company family picnic raises $4,000 for WNY Heroes
Wed, Aug 23rd 2017 07:10 pm
This summer has been unpredictable in terms of weather. However, on Aug. 13, the weather could not have been any more perfect. It was a fun-filled, successful day, too, as the Precious Plate and Precision Process annual company family picnic raised funds for WNY Heroes.
Crime in the crosshairs: Wojtaszek, police chiefs sign joint MOU at Crime Analysis Center
Wed, Aug 23rd 2017 07:00 pm
Niagara County District Attorney Caroline A. Wojtaszek and a pantheon of local crime fighters were on-hand Wednesday morning to formalize an agreement to partner their agencies with the county's efforts to identify - and successfully prosecute - criminals.
United Way of Greater Niagara announces 2017 campaign goal
Wed, Aug 23rd 2017 06:55 pm
United Way of Greater Niagara President and CEO Connie Brown announced the organization's annual goal on Wednesday. The United Way of Greater Niagara hopes to raise $1,150,000 this year, which represents a 5 percent increase of what UWGN raised last year.
Greg's Pools & Lewiston Redemption host customer appreciation day
Wed, Aug 23rd 2017 06:55 pm
Greg Robertson of Greg's Pools and Bill Schiavitti of Lewiston Redemption are teaming up to present customer appreciation day from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2. Free Sahlen's hot dogs and water will be served.
Aug. 31 is deadline to report high water impact for survey
Wed, Aug 23rd 2017 06:55 pm
Aug. 31 is the deadline for Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River property owners to complete the electronic surveys on high water impact by Cornell University and New York Sea Grant. The lake and river survey forms are online at www.nyseagrant.org/waterlevel2017.
Xfinity is presenting sponsor of 'Dream Team Week' on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Wed, Aug 23rd 2017 06:55 pm
Xfinity, the residential cable service brand of Comcast, will be the presenting sponsor of "Dream Team Week" on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, both parties announced Wednesday. The agreement, which begins on Aug. 28, includes Xfinity branding within billboards, bumpers, opens and closes, as well as presenting sponsorship status during Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA's eight nights of "Dream Team" broadcasts, live streams, and social media content.
Maria Menounos, former Miss America Nina Davuluri added to celebrity judges panel for final night of 2018 Miss America Competition
Wed, Aug 23rd 2017 06:50 pm
The Miss America Organization, dick clark productions and ABC on Wednesday announced TV and SiriusXM host, CEO of Afterbuzz TV and bestselling author Maria Menounos, and former Miss America Nina Davuluri as competition judges.
AAA op-ed: School's open, drive carefully
Wed, Aug 23rd 2017 06:50 pm
Disturbingly, a pedestrian is killed every two hours in the United States, on average, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Countdown to Peach Festival begins
Wed, Aug 23rd 2017 05:55 pm
The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston held a press conference on Wednesday to officially kickoff preparations for the 60th Niagara County Peach Festival. The popular end-of-summer event will be held Sept. 7-10 at Academy Park on Center Street.
AAA Western and Central New York in favor of cashless tolling
Tue, Aug 22nd 2017 05:30 pm
AAA of Western and Central New York released this statement regarding Gov. Andrew Cuomo's announcement the New York State Thruway Authority is moving forward with the implementation of cashless tolling at the Grand Island bridges.
Holly Starr is 'Human' with Sept. 15 set
Tue, Aug 22nd 2017 05:25 pm
Acclaimed singer/songwriter Holly Starr returns Sept. 15 with the highly anticipated "Human" (Artist Garden Entertainment), her first recording in two years. Throughout the seven-song set, Starr "explores God's faithfulness amidst the complexities of earthly relationships."
 

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