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Project Connect Niagara offers 40-plus services to community
Fri, Jul 21st 2023 07:00 am
A one-day, one-stop event in Niagara Falls next week will bring more than 40 agencies and health providers together to help area residents who are in need of services.
Sharing Niagara's history: County funding allows StoryAmerica series to expand
Fri, Jul 21st 2023 07:00 am
Last week, Niagara County Legislator Irene Myers visited with local tourism officials and historian interests from Youngstown and Ransomville to present $3,000 in county funding intended to further expand the area's historical past to outside visitors.
Youngstown splash pad at Faulkner Park gets a deep concrete clean
Fri, Jul 21st 2023 07:00 am
On 716 Day, a crew from Xtreme House/Concrete Wash donated its time to clean the concrete splash pad at Youngstown's Faulkner Park. It was a coordinated effort with Mayor Rob Reisman and Recreation Director Jeff Gruarin.
Carrie Underwood gets 'Out Of That Truck' for latest single
Thu, Jul 20th 2023 10:45 pm
Carrie Underwood is climbing the country charts with her latest single, "Out Of That Truck," which she co-wrote with David Garcia and Lydia Vaughan. Not only did Carrie have a great time writing it, but she and the musicians were "digging" the song in the studio, as well.
Grammy Award-winning duo Brothers Osborne announce self-titled 4th studio album
Thu, Jul 20th 2023 10:40 pm
On Friday, Grammy Award-winning duo Brothers Osborne announced the upcoming release of "Brothers Osborne," their self-titled fourth studio album, available Sept. 15 via EMI Records Nashville. "Brothers Osborne" is available for preorder in all formats here, as the duo share an additional track, "Sun Ain't Even Gone Down Yet," available now.
Q&A: Foreigner brings 'Farewell Tour' to Darien Lake
Thu, Jul 20th 2023 09:40 pm
Music fans know there's usually a time at each concert where they can take a song or two off: Go to the bathroom, get a snack, grab a cold one, check email. That routine is going to be a little trickier when Foreigner takes the Darien Lake concert stage, pairing with fellow 1980s hitmakers Loverboy.
NFL clubs unanimously approve Washington Commanders sale to Josh Harris & his limited partners
Thu, Jul 20th 2023 08:10 pm
NFL clubs today unanimously approved the sale of the Washington Commanders to Josh Harris and his limited partners at a special league meeting in Minneapolis.
Alzheimer's caregivers can find help at Grand Island support group
Thu, Jul 20th 2023 08:10 pm
The Western New York Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association offers a monthly support group in Grand Island for families and individuals who care for people living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
'UB on the Green' postponed to July 26
Thu, Jul 20th 2023 08:10 pm
Due to the possibility of inclement weather later today, "UB on the Green," the University at Buffalo's free, outdoor performance series that was scheduled for this evening, has been postponed.
Court sides with Niagara County on change of venue
Thu, Jul 20th 2023 08:10 pm
Statement from Niagara County Majority Leader Randy Bradt on decision from Supreme Court of State of New York regarding Niagara County's executive order on relocation of migrants:
Higgins announces House approval of FAA reauthorization bill
Thu, Jul 20th 2023 08:10 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the House of Representatives approved the Securing Growth and Robust Leadership in American Aviation Act (H.R. 3935). The bipartisan bill reauthorizes the Federal Aviation Administration's funding and authorities for five years, through 2028.
$150 million New York Forward loan fund 2 to provide flexible loans to small businesses
Thu, Jul 20th 2023 08:10 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the New York Forward loan fund 2 program for qualifying small businesses and nonprofits.
ECDOH, Fidelis Care encourage parents & caregivers to keep children up to date with required immunizations
Thu, Jul 20th 2023 08:05 pm
The Erie County Department of Health and Fidelis Care are encouraging parents and caregivers to keep their children up to date with required immunizations.
Wheatfield Seniors seeks new members
Thu, Jul 20th 2023 08:05 pm
The Wheatfield Seniors group seeks new members.
Niagara University's ROTC program is No. 1 in 2nd Brigade
Thu, Jul 20th 2023 08:05 pm
Niagara University's Purple Eagle Battalion may be one of the country's smallest ROTC programs, but it consistently ranks among the best in the nation.
Hochul urges caution as severe thunderstorms continue to threaten upstate New York
Thu, Jul 20th 2023 07:40 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul urged New Yorkers, especially those in the western half of the state, to prepare for the potential of severe thunderstorms beginning Thursday evening into Friday.
LCA announces Art Festival featured artist
Thu, Jul 20th 2023 09:15 am
The Lewiston Council on the Arts announces its 2023 featured artist: Jessica Gadra. Her piece, "The Firebird," will be the image of this year's Art Festival.
Higgins announces approval of amendment protecting 1,500-hour pilot training standard
Thu, Jul 20th 2023 08:50 am
Congressman Brian Higgins on Wednesday announced the House of Representatives approved, by a vote of 243-191, a bipartisan amendment introduced by Reps. Higgins, Nick Langworthy and Claudia Tenney, which protects the 1,500-hour rule put in place following the crash of Flight 3407.
New York Landmarks Conservancy awards 22 Sacred Sites Grants to historic religious properties, including St. John's Episcopal Church in Youngstown
Thu, Jul 20th 2023 08:50 am
The New York Landmarks Conservancy announced 22 Sacred Sites Grants totaling $250,000 awarded to historic religious properties throughout New York - including $3,000 to St. John's Episcopal Church in Youngstown, to help fund roof and gutter repairs and foundation repointing.
Free concert to cap off NCCC's 60th anniversary
Thu, Jul 20th 2023 08:50 am
Niagara County Community College will close out a yearlong celebration of the 60th anniversary of its founding by hosting a free concert featuring Nerds Gone Wild on Aug. 11. College officials have billed the event "Niagara County's Biggest Birthday Party" as a nod to the region's continuous support of the college since its founding in 1962.
Dogstar announces highly anticipated album, 'Somewhere Between the Power Lines and Palm Trees,' arriving Oct. 6
Thu, Jul 20th 2023 08:50 am
LA-based, independent rock band Dogstar announced they will release their first album in two decades, "Somewhere Between the Power Lines and Palm Trees," on Oct. 6, via their own label, Dillon Street Records (distributed through ADA).
Peacock releases premiere date, official trailer & key art for biographical documentary 'American Nightmare: Becoming Cody Rhodes'
Thu, Jul 20th 2023 08:50 am
Cody Rhodes grew up living in the shadow of his father, WWE Hall of Famer "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes. In 2016, Cody risked it all by leaving WWE to make a name for himself, becoming the "American Nightmare."
'Bobby's Triple Threat' returns brand-new roster of elite chefs battling Flay's hand-picked trio of culinary titans: Tiffany Derry, Michael Voltaggio & Brooke Williamson
Wed, Jul 19th 2023 08:40 pm
Food Network icon Bobby Flay is a culinary master who has been competing at the highest level for years and, in "Bobby's Triple Threat," he has handpicked a trio of top-notch chefs to represent him as the next generation of culinary titans. Each episode is hosted by Bobby from his speakeasy-style kitchen, where titans Tiffany Derry, Michael Voltaggio and Brooke Williamson take on highly skilled competitors in three head-to-head cooking rounds with surprise featured ingredients for a chance to win $25,000.
Simple finger prick test exemplifies advances in Alzheimer's disease blood tests
Wed, Jul 19th 2023 08:40 pm
A simple, finger prick blood test - not so different from what people with diabetes do every day - shows promise in the ability to detect Alzheimer's disease, according to research reported for the first time today at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2023, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and online.
DEC updates Great Lakes Action Agenda to guide restoration, protection & revitalization of New York's Great Lakes region
Wed, Jul 19th 2023 08:40 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation today released an updated New York's Great Lakes Action Agenda (GLAA) 2023, a strategic, ecosystem-based action plan to guide restoration and conservation and foster sustainable, resilient communities in New York's Great Lakes region.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center TV installation project to enhance patient experience
Wed, Jul 19th 2023 08:40 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced its ongoing TV installation project is "well underway and on track for completion by the end of August." This initiative, made possible by a $200,000 donation from local philanthropist Russell J. Salvatore in April, "aims to significantly enhance the patient experience throughout the medical campus."
Jacobs School student gets to work with the Buffalo Bills' medical team this summer
Wed, Jul 19th 2023 08:40 pm
Mohamed Bah, a rising third-year student at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, is looking forward to working with the widely lauded Buffalo Bills medical team in a clinical rotation in August.
Hochul announces site for New York State Police Basic School Auxiliary Academy
Wed, Jul 19th 2023 08:40 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Cazenovia College was selected as the site that the New York State Police will lease for its new State Police Auxiliary Academy.
Niagara Falls: Bicyclist struck by vehicle at 36th & Ferry
Wed, Jul 19th 2023 08:40 pm
On July 19, at approximately 11:40 a.m., Niagara Falls Police responded to the 3600 block of Ferry Avenue to investigate report of a bicyclist struck by a vehicle.
Tonawanda Auxiliary Police adds to ranks
Wed, Jul 19th 2023 08:40 pm
On Tuesday, three new officers were sworn in and will join the ranks of the North Tonawanda Auxiliary Police: Edward Hartung, Lucas Walker and Sherif Hanna. They will continue training and help ease the workload during this busy Canal Fest week.
'Thunder on the Niagara' returns to North Tonawanda's Gratwick Park
Wed, Jul 19th 2023 07:00 am
The Niagara Frontier Boat Racing Association and Hydroplane Racing League of Canada are pleased to announce this year's "Thunder on the Niagara" boat racing event will return to Gratwick Park, North Tonawanda, Aug. 5 and 6.
NYS takes 'proactive measures to ensure safe summer' at amusement parks & fairs statewide
Tue, Jul 18th 2023 05:25 pm
The New York Department of State and the Department of Labor today announced proactive measures to ensure a fun, safe amusement park and fair season for families and visitors statewide.
Event examines hip-hop's influence in teaching Black history
Tue, Jul 18th 2023 05:20 pm
Celebrating 50 years of hip-hop and exploring its connections to culture and pedagogy is the focus of this year's Teaching Black History Conference at UB.
Niagara County DPW to begin work on Slayton Settlement Road
Tue, Jul 18th 2023 05:20 pm
Niagara County Legislator Will Collins, Chairman of the county's infrastructure committee, announced the Department of Public Works is set to begin a road rehabilitation project on Slayton Settlement Road in the Town of Lockport.
Ryan Ellis releases EP 'Nite-N-Day'
Tue, Jul 18th 2023 05:10 pm
Singer, songwriter, and performing artist Ryan Ellis announced his latest project, "Nite-N-Day," (Provident Label Group/Sony Music), is out now. Released this past Friday, the southern California-based artist debuted the five-song EP the same day at WFNM, the "We Found New Music" showcase in Los Angeles.
Tops golf tourney nets more than half-million for John R. Oishei Children's Hospital
Tue, Jul 18th 2023 05:10 pm
It was a record-breaking year for the Tops charity golf outing, where $525,000 was raised for John R. Oishei Children's Hospital.
Buffalo man sentenced for kidnapping teenage victim
Tue, Jul 18th 2023 05:10 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 21-year-old Abdiwahab Sabtow of Buffalo was sentenced yesterday afternoon before Erie County Court Judge Susan Eagan to five years in prison followed by five years of post-release supervision.
Higgins welcomes Peter Weinmann as guest during President Herzog's address
Tue, Jul 18th 2023 05:10 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins invited attorney Peter Allen Weinmann as his guest to a joint meeting of Congress on Wednesday, featuring remarks by the President of the State of Israel Isaac Herzog.
July 22 event at Delavan-Grider Community Center to help Alzheimer's caregivers
Tue, Jul 18th 2023 05:05 pm
The Western New York Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association will hold an educational program for caregivers who need assistance dealing with challenging behaviors caused by Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's primary care centers achieve recertification for patient-centered medical home status
Tue, Jul 18th 2023 05:05 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's Primary Care Centers have achieved recertification for patient-centered medical home status by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for the period of July 12, 2023, to July 27, 2024. This recertification recognizes the systematic use of patient-centered, coordinated care management processes at each center.

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