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Higgins: $684,000 grant supporting school-based asthma care
Thu, Sep 28th 2023 09:10 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced a federal grant totaling $684,704 awarded to the University at Buffalo.
Seneca Gaming Corp. launching monthlong public donation drive to support FeedMore WNY
Thu, Sep 28th 2023 09:10 pm
As autumn begins in Western New York, Seneca Gaming Corp. is launching a monthlong effort to support neighbors in need throughout the region.
Starting this October, a sign to quit smoking
Thu, Sep 28th 2023 09:10 pm
For New York state residents who use commercial tobacco products and need a sign to quit, tobacco retail stores will soon offer just that - literally. Under a federal court order beginning Oct. 1, and continuing through June 30, 2025, approximately 200,000 tobacco retail stores throughout the nation must post signs with "corrective statements" near point-of-sale commercial tobacco products.
New York State Canal Corp.: Award-winning fall fishing program returns for 4th season
Thu, Sep 28th 2023 09:10 pm
The New York State Canal Corp. announced the kick-off of the 2023 fall fishing program - an award-winning, annual program it said enhances fishing opportunities while boosting tourism and bolstering the local economy.
Empire State Development releases 5-year action plan for New York's BEAD funding
Thu, Sep 28th 2023 09:10 pm
Empire State Development's (ESD) ConnectALL Office released its five-year action plan, which was approved by the U.S. Department of Commerce National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and lays out a broad framework for the implementation of New York's allocation of $664 million from the Broadband Equity Access and Deployment (BEAD) program.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center expands cardiac services with additions at Heart Center of Niagara
Thu, Sep 28th 2023 09:10 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced the expansion of its Heart Center of Niagara by welcoming four new cardiology providers from Great Lakes Cardiovascular, a division of General Physician, PC.
Buffalo Championship Wrestling presents 'The Big Fall Bash'
Wed, Sep 27th 2023 04:15 pm
Buffalo Championship Wrestling debuts at the Arlene Mychajliw Community Center with "The Big Fall Bash." The event is set for 6 p.m. Sept. 30.
Sara Jensen, D.O., invites readers to HART's Dr. Joyce E. Sirianni Education Center
Wed, Sep 27th 2023 04:15 pm
Sara Jensen, D.O., from Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, invites readers to join her from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, in the Dr. Joyce E. Sirianni Education Center.
Start of construction on 950 Broadway development in east Buffalo
Wed, Sep 27th 2023 04:15 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the start of construction for 950 Broadway LLC in east Buffalo. The $13.5 million project, by Cedarland Development LLC, will renovate and convert a 50,000-square-foot, vacant and underutilized building in east Buffalo into a mixed-use development, featuring 28 affordable housing units, a free Head Start child education program, and a proposed indoor urban farm.
NYPA announces one-day closure of fishing pier at Robert Moses Dam
Wed, Sep 27th 2023 04:15 pm
The fishing pier at the base of the New York Power Authority's Robert Moses Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant will be closed Saturday, Sept. 30, while NYPA crews work on the south access road and sidewalk.
AAA announces Drivers of the Year, Marty Taylor Recognition Awards
Wed, Sep 27th 2023 04:15 pm
As new legislation expanding New York's "Move Over" law is on Gov. Kathy Hochul's desk, AAA has announced its Drivers of the Year in honor of a AAA tow technician who was killed on the roadside when a driver failed to "Slow Down, Move Over."
Buffalo Music Hall of Fame announces 41st annual induction ceremony
Wed, Sep 27th 2023 04:15 pm
The Buffalo Music Hall of Fame announced its two-day celebration welcoming the newest members of the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame.
Jury finds Tonawanda man guilty of murder of civilian, attempted murder of City of Tonawanda Police officers
Wed, Sep 27th 2023 04:15 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced a jury has found 31-year-old Matthew R. Gerwitz of City of Tonawanda guilty of one count of murder in the second degree, six counts of attempted murder in the first degree (class "A-I" felonies), two counts of criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree (class "C" violent felonies) and three counts of criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree (class "D" felonies).
More than a market, UB Veggie Van is a 'living lab'
Wed, Sep 27th 2023 04:15 pm
At first glance, the new mobile produce markets on the University at Buffalo's North and South campuses appear to be just that: a place to buy fresh produce. But beyond the peaches, cherry tomatoes and red potatoes, there's much more going on.
Seneca Gaming Corp. plans 'Every Child Matters' walk in honor of victims, survivors of Indigenous residential schools
Wed, Sep 27th 2023 07:00 am
Seneca Gaming Corp. will have its third annual "Every Child Matters" walk in downtown Niagara Falls on Saturday, Sept. 30, joining communities across the U.S. and Canada in "a growing effort to bring understanding, awareness and healing to the abuse faced by generations of Indigenous children at residential schools that operated across both countries."
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center celebrates continued success of Guardian Angels
Wed, Sep 27th 2023 07:00 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is proud to announce the remarkable achievements of its Guardian Angels Project, a grant-funded initiative dedicated to support individuals navigating the challenges of serious mental illness.
DEC, DOH announce free technical assistance to protect drinking water sources
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 05:00 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos and Department of Health Commissioner Dr. James McDonald announced the availability of free technical assistance for municipalities to protect public drinking water supplies through the Drinking Water Source Protection Program (DWSP2).
Community Missions to hold 13th annual Interfaith Community Prayer Service
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 05:00 pm
Community Missions will once again present its annual Interfaith Community Prayer Service for Mental Illness Recovery and Understanding. The event will take place at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, at Bacon Memorial Presbyterian Church, 166 59th St., Niagara Falls.
13th annual Oktoberfest on Old Falls Street: Free event set for Saturday, Sept. 30
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 03:45 pm
Old Falls Street USA will host the 13th Annual Oktoberfest from 1-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, on the Convention Center block between First and Third streets. This fall tradition will feature live music, authentic German cuisine and beer, and kid-friendly activities. The German American Musicians will take the stage from 2-8 p.m.
'Are we there yet?': Guide to traveling with kids by air, land & sea
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 03:30 pm
Traveling can be blissful, inspiring and restorative. Traveling with kids - let's face it - can be challenging. AAA travel advisers say with enough planning and creativity, traveling with kids can be successful, not stressful!
Cirque Musica Holiday Wonderland to 'amaze audiences' with 2 shows at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 03:30 pm
Prepare to be swept away by an enthralling holiday spectacle as Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino welcomes Cirque Musica Holiday Wonderland to the Seneca Niagara Event Center on Friday, Dec. 8 (2 and 8 p.m.) Tickets go on sale at noon Friday, Sept. 29.
Time to weigh the pumpkins: 28th annual World Pumpkin Weigh-off at Great Pumpkin Farm
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 03:30 pm
One of the Great Pumpkin Farm's most popular events, the annual World Pumpkin Weigh-off, takes place this weekend as part of the farm's 28th annual Fall Festival.
Hochul announces economic development awards in WNY to spur nearly $9 million in capital investments
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 03:30 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the New York Power Authority board of trustees approved more than $1.5 million in funding awards under the Western New York Power Proceeds program to Northland Workforce Training Center and Top Seedz, a Buffalo-based organic food company, designed to spur nearly $9 million in capital investments and support 53 jobs — with 11 of those jobs newly created.
Hochul names Mark Wendel New Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. president
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 03:30 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul congratulated Mark Wendel on being named the new president of Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. Wendel will lead the state entity that supports and promotes the creation of infrastructure and public activities at Canalside and the Outer Harbor in Buffalo and work to attract critical mass, private investment and enhance the enjoyment of the waterfront for residents and tourists in Western New York.
Anne Wilson enters new chapter with 'REBEL (The Beginning)' three pack
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 02:25 pm
Platinum-certified, Grammy-nominated artist and songwriter Anne Wilson announced three all-new tracks, coming Friday and packaged together as "REBEL (The Beginning)," to launch her new chapter fusing the country and Christian genres.
Carrie Underwood releases 'Denim & Rhinestones (Deluxe Edition)'
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 02:25 pm
Eight-time Grammy Award-winning superstar Carrie Underwood released "Denim & Rhinestones (Deluxe Edition)" on Friday, featuring six new tracks - five brand-new songs including the beautifully aching "Drunk And Hungover" written by Nicolle Galyon, Hillary Lindsey and Jordan Reynolds; Underwood's current song on country radio, "Out Of That Truck"; plus, a special live version of "She Don't Know," recorded live from Underwood's 43-city arena tour, "The Denim & Rhinestones Tour."
Live from Hollywood: Season 32 of 'Dancing with the Stars' on ABC & Disney+
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 02:25 pm
"Dancing with the Stars" returns for an all-new star-studded season. Co-hosted by Alfonso Ribeiro and Julianne Hough, the series returns to ABC with an expanded season 32, featuring 14 new celebrities who are ready to hit the ballroom floor for their first live performance premiering Tuesday, Sept. 26.
Belcea Quartet to make third trip to Buffalo in 5 concert seasons
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 02:25 pm
The University at Buffalo department of music presents the Belcea Quartet, one of Europe's finest string quartets, to perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, in UB's Lippes Concert Hall in Slee Hall.
Fallsview starting 2024 with Boyz II Men, Walk Off The Earth, Netflix star Justin Willman
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 02:25 pm
We are starting 2024 at Fallsview Casino Resort with more entertainment. Walk Off The Earth lands at the OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino on Jan. 13, R&B group Boyz II Men on Feb. 21, and Justin Willman brings his "Magic For Humans in Person Tour" to the Avalon Theatre on Feb. 24.
Kleinhans Music Hall presents 'Croce Plays Croce 50th Anniversary Tour'
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 02:25 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall welcomes A.J. Croce's "Croce Plays Croce 50th Anniversary Tour" to the Main Hall at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024.
Community Missions to hold annual blessing of the animals
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 02:25 pm
Community Missions will hold its second annual blessing of the animals from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. this Saturday morning at 1570 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls.
Hochul: Expanded child care fee assistance for military families
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 02:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced more than 48,000 New York state military families will now be able to receive child care fee assistance that covers 15,000 state-licensed child care providers.
Higgins: Nearly $180,000 for Western New York Council on Occupational Safety & Health
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 01:40 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the Western New York Council on Occupational Safety and Health (WNYCOSH) was awarded a federal grant totaling $179,912. The award was provided through the U.S. Department of Labor's Susan Harwood Training Grant program dedicated to making workers aware of their rights and supporting efforts to recognize and prevent workplace safety and health hazards.
Consumer alert: NYS DCP releases guidance for consumers purchasing newly approved over-the-counter hearing aids
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 01:40 pm
For this week's "Tuesday's Tips," the New York Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection and Division of Licensing Services have released guidance to help consumers navigate the process of purchasing hearing aids.
Lewiston's First Presbyterian Church hosting children and family event
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 01:40 pm
The First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston will host "Kids Night Out" from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, at the church.
NYA agriculture commissioner: $700,000 to support farmers markets
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 01:40 pm
New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball announced $700,000 is available to New York's farmers markets through the second round of the Farmers' Market Resiliency Grant program.
National Fuel bill programs help customers plan ahead
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 01:40 pm
Winter weather can be unpredictable, but heating bills don't have to be. Through the National Fuel budget plan, customers can better manage winter heating costs by spreading bills out evenly throughout the year.
What's different about fall boating? 3 on-water safety tips
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 01:40 pm
For some boaters, fall is the best time for boating. Summer's steamy days have surrendered to more comfortable temperatures, angling improves, and winds are stronger for sailing. It's also time to embrace extra boating safety efforts for the season and look ahead to how you're going to store your boat this winter.
Standing Ovations Live presents 'An Evening with Chevy Chase,' screening of 'National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation'
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 01:40 pm
Join us for an unforgettable evening of holiday cheer and laughs as we celebrate the timeless classic, "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation," with a special screening of the film followed by a live conversation and Q&A with Chevy Chase, and his wife Jayni.
It's National Drive Electric Week
Mon, Sep 25th 2023 06:10 pm
It's National Drive Electric Week (Sept. 22 to Oct. 1), and AAA has tips for drivers before they get behind the wheel of an electric vehicle (EV). The first time driving an EV might be surprising and overwhelming, but AAA has an easy way to remember what you need to know. It's important to manage your CARBs (not a carburetor or the food) when it comes to EV driving to help avoid a "sugar" overload on the new technology but will also keep you craving more.

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