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Gus Macker to 3-peat June 10-11
Sat, Apr 15th 2017 07:00 am
Registration has officially opened for the three-peat Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on the Island.
Niagara County Police Academy holding info session April 27
Sat, Apr 15th 2017 07:00 am
The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy will hold an information session for interested individuals at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 27, in Dunleavy Hall (Room 127) on the Niagara University campus.
'The Chew' swings into spring
Sat, Apr 15th 2017 07:00 am
Emmy Award-winning co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz welcome celebrities to "The Chew," including Anthony Bourdain, Morris Chestnut, Katherine Heigl, J.B. Smoove, Courtney B. Vance, the week of April 17-21 (1 p.m.), on The ABC Television Network.
You're invited to 'Tony n' Tina's Wedding' at DoubleTree
Fri, Apr 14th 2017 05:05 pm
Not only is there no fourth wall in Theatre in the Mist's upcoming production of the comedy "Tony n' Tina's Wedding," there are no walls of any kind.
Buffalo ranked in top 10 for 'Best Cities for Easter'
Fri, Apr 14th 2017 05:00 pm
WalletHub has ranked Buffalo as the No. 7 "Best Cities for Easter" in a new poll.
HAL event looks to change the world
Fri, Apr 14th 2017 02:05 pm
The Historical Association of Lewiston's April program, "Change the World One Loaf of Bread at a Time, One Act of Kindness at a Time," will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah Fellowship Hall, 915 Oneida St.
Rotary Club events
Fri, Apr 14th 2017 02:05 pm
Two separate Rotary Clubs in Buffalo-Niagara announce upcoming events for area residents.
VFW Memorial Day parade seeks vets
Fri, Apr 14th 2017 01:55 pm
Veterans of the Armed Forces of the United States: The VFW Memorial Day parade needs you!
Obituary: Marcia E. (Clark) Dymek
Fri, Apr 14th 2017 10:45 am
Marcia E. (Clark) Dymek passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017, in her home under hospice care.
Rainbow Roller Rink cash mob
Fri, Apr 14th 2017 10:35 am
The Oliver Street Merchants Association will host April's cash mob from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, at the Rainbow Roller Rink, 101 Oliver St., North Tonawanda.
NT to participate in 'Canal Clean Sweep'
Fri, Apr 14th 2017 10:35 am
City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas recently announced NT will participate in the 12th annual "Canal Clean Sweep," on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22.
NT Common Council: Glatz seeks re-election
Fri, Apr 14th 2017 10:35 am
Long-time North Tonawanda resident Jeffrey M. Glatz formally announced his plans to uphold his seat as alderman-at-large on the North Tonawanda Common Council.
NT bandshell to offer waterfront backdrop
Fri, Apr 14th 2017 10:30 am
North Tonawanda will soon be home to a new bandshell that is planned to host various forms of entertainment along the water at River Road's Raymond Klimek Veterans Park.
Hyde Park golf course season passes now available
Fri, Apr 14th 2017 10:15 am
Just in time for the warmer weather, passes for the 2017 golf season are now available the Hyde Park Club House. Season passes will be available for purchase on the following dates and times throughout the month of April:
Shania Twain to serve as key adviser on 'The Voice'
Fri, Apr 14th 2017 10:10 am
Global superstar Shania Twain will be a key adviser for the Top 12 artists on the Monday, April 24 (8 p.m. ET/PT), live telecast of NBC's three-time Emmy Award-winning series "The Voice."
Students 'Meet the Professionals' at NU PRSSN event
Fri, Apr 14th 2017 10:10 am
A few steps through the open doors into a tightly packed conference room led students who attended Niagara University's second annual "Meet the Professionals" night to many other doors full of opportunities.
'STAR' - Space Traveling Alien Reject - announces limited Buffalo engagement
Fri, Apr 14th 2017 10:05 am
DefTone Pictures Studios Inc., an independent filmmaking company based in Buffalo, recently announced its latest film, "STAR" (Space Traveling Alien Reject), will have its world premiere right here in Western New York.
American Sign Language and deaf culture classes available in Niagara Falls
Fri, Apr 14th 2017 07:00 am
Want to learn to have brief conversations with hearing-impaired individuals who are American Sign Language users - and learn more about this community?
9 remaining couples bring magic of Disney to life for 'Disney Night,' on 'Dancing with the Stars'
Thu, Apr 13th 2017 05:15 pm
The nine remaining celebrities will transform into some of the most magical Disney characters and celebrate the magnificence of "Disney Night," on "Dancing with the Stars," live, Monday, April 17 (8-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.
Niagara Falls Bridge Commission announces selection of Kenneth N. Bieger as incoming general manager
Thu, Apr 13th 2017 05:10 pm
On Thursday, the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission board officially announced the selection of Kenneth N. Bieger to succeed Lew Holloway as the organization's next general manager, effective May 1. Bieger currently serves as chief financial officer for the NFBC and brings more than 35 years of professional management experience to the general manager position.
Wild Kritters to hold 11th annual basket raffle
Thu, Apr 13th 2017 05:10 pm
Wild Kritters of Niagara County has been tending to wounded mammals, birds and reptiles for more than a decade. The organization is licensed by New York State and U.S. Fish and Wildlife to rehabilitate injured and orphaned wildlife. Its goal is to get the animals back into the wild, healthy, as soon as possible.
NCCC named second best community college in New York
Thu, Apr 13th 2017 11:15 am
Schools.com website has ranked Niagara County Community College as No. 2 on the list of the "Best Community colleges in New York."
KeyBank Foundation commits $1 million to PathStone to grow buffalo's minority-owned businesses by 5% in 5 years
Thu, Apr 13th 2017 11:15 am
The KeyBank Foundation recently committed $1 million to the PathStone Enterprise Center to enable business development and expand technical assistance services to entrepreneurs through the nonprofit's Buffalo Minority Business Assistance Project, which is committed to supporting and increasing the number of minority-owned businesses in the city by 5 percent over the next five years.
Poloncarz joins in preparations for Armed Forces Week
Thu, Apr 13th 2017 11:15 am
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined by Kevin Nichols, public information officer for the 914th Airlift Wing (U.S. Air Force Reserve), in order to affix his signature to a proclamation being prepared in advance of Armed Forces Week and honoring all U.S. veterans.
Premier attendees support Health Home for Children
Thu, Apr 13th 2017 11:10 am
Premier 2017 co-chairs Dharshan and Shannon Jayasinghe, right, present a check for $30,333 to, from left, Judi Nolan-Powell, vice president for foundation and community relations at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, and Vicki Landes, Memorial's vice president for community care coordination and services.
Lewiston Public Library to get new roof
Thu, Apr 13th 2017 11:10 am
Work is expected to begin Tuesday, April 18, on a $160,000 project to replace the two main roofs on the Lewiston Public Library. Progressive Roofing Inc. of Buffalo, the low bidder on the project, anticipates completing the work in about three weeks.
Clearview Treatment Services at Mount St. Mary's Hospital receives New York state approval for expansion
Thu, Apr 13th 2017 11:05 am
The New York State Department of Health and the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) have approved the plans by Mount St. Mary's Hospital to expand its inpatient chemical dependency rehabilitation service, known as Clearview Treatment Services.
Erie County, partners collaborate on Earth Day electronic waste recycling event
Thu, Apr 13th 2017 11:00 am
The Erie County Department of Environment and Planning, in conjunction with the GM Tonawanda Engine Plant and Advanced Technology Recycling, has announced a collection and recycling event for various types of electronic waste. The event will take place on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the GM Tonawanda Engine Plant, 2995 River Road, Town of Tonawanda.
Tony and Tina are getting married ... April 21-23 at DoubleTree by Hilton Niagara Falls
Thu, Apr 13th 2017 11:00 am
It's wedding theater with an Italian flair, and guests can enjoy a buffet dinner, toast the happy couple and dance the night away, when Tony and Tina exchange vows.
Summer heats up as a new crop of culinary contenders face off in return of 'Food Network Star'
Wed, Apr 12th 2017 06:10 pm
Culinary icons Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis return as mentors and judges on Food Network's elite competition series "Food Network Star," premiering Sunday, June 4 (9 p.m. ET/PT).
Powerhouse vocalist Rachel Platten headlines Fallsview entertainment this July
Wed, Apr 12th 2017 06:10 pm
Breakthrough double-platinum artist Rachel Platten makes a stop at Fallsview this July on her acclaimed North American "Wildfire Tour."
NU's annual Business Awards Banquet slated for April 20
Wed, Apr 12th 2017 06:10 pm
Niagara University's College of Business Administration will hold its 27th annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet at The Conference Center Niagara Falls on April 20.
NU junior Ashley Groll receives NYCLSA's Promising Student Award
Wed, Apr 12th 2017 06:10 pm
Ashley Groll, a junior elementary education major at Niagara University, is the 2017 recipient of the New York College Learning Skill Association's Promising Student Award.
New seal, Medusa, at Aquarium of Niagara
Wed, Apr 12th 2017 06:05 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara has acquired a 2-year-old gray seal named Medusa.
2018 cultural funding application release, applicant briefing scheduled
Wed, Apr 12th 2017 06:05 pm
The Erie County Department of Environment and Planning, in conjunction with the Erie County Arts and Cultural Advisory Board ("EACAB"), will kick off the annual arts and cultural funding program with an applicant briefing at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 20, at the WNED/WBFO Studios at 140 Lower Terrace, Buffalo.
Iron Bell Music announces album release, 'God That Saves'
Wed, Apr 12th 2017 06:05 pm
Essential Worship announces the debut release from Iron Bell Music. Titled "God That Saves," the project from this Kentucky-based worship group will be available May 19.
MercyMe's 'LIFER' hits No. 10 on Billboard Top 200, tops Christian chart
Wed, Apr 12th 2017 06:05 pm
MercyMe's "LIFER" earned debut placements across multiple charts, including No. 10 on the Billboard Top 200 and No. 1 on Billboard Christian album charts.
Niagara County: 4th annual Hospice Gran Fondo gears up for May 13 ride
Wed, Apr 12th 2017 06:05 pm
The Hospice Gran Fondo to benefit Niagara Hospice is back for its fourth year, bringing its "party on wheels" to Niagara County.
Unyts to host Bandits-themed blood drives April 15-22
Wed, Apr 12th 2017 06:00 pm
Unyts will host an ongoing Buffalo Bandits-themed blood drive from April 15-22 at all of its locations across Western New York. Over this time, all presenting donors who donate will be rewarded with a pair of tickets to an upcoming Bandits game, courtesy of Unyts.
Local nonprofit organizations invited to apply for grants benefiting Niagara County
Wed, Apr 12th 2017 06:00 pm
The Yahoo Community Benefit Fund and the Yahoo Community Fund for Niagara County, two grant funds administered by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, are now accepting applications from nonprofits serving Niagara County. Qualifying nonprofits are welcome to apply to both grant funds.