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Town of Niagara: New splash pad opening
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 06:10 pm
A few lucky children had a chance to try out the new splash pad Monday afternoon at the Town of Niagara's Veterans Memorial Community Park. But first, local elected officials and dignitaries cut the ribbon marking the project's completion.
Wagner's grows over its 50-year history
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 06:05 pm
Wagner's Farm Market and Grill is celebrating its golden anniversary in 2017.
ECHDC, Canalside/Outer Harbor Management Group announce schedule for Buffalo's 4th of July waterfront celebration
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 05:50 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. and Canalside/Outer Harbor Management Group (CMG) announced the exciting schedule for the Fourth of July, featuring a wide variety of activities at Canalside and the Outer Harbor.
Uber launches in Buffalo & Western New York
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 05:45 pm
Members of the Western New York Delegation to the State Legislature, local elected leaders and ridesharing stakeholders gathered Thursday to celebrate the launch of ridesharing in Buffalo and across New York, ahead of July 4 weekend.
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County announces revenue and funding allocations for 2017-19
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 05:35 pm
By diversifying the ways in which it derives campaign funding, increasing the number and amount of grant funding from other sources, and realizing investment income, the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County (UWBEC) is positioning itself for a more sustainable future in order to continue its impact on the Western New York community.
WNY Brain Challenge and Tech Wars announces winners
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 05:35 pm
Students from Lockport, Lancaster, Clarence, and Williamsville were the among the winners of the first WNY Brain Challenge, co-presented by Computers For Children and WNY STEM.
Dive into free summer fun at Artpark
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 05:20 pm
Get the kids outside and get creative at Artpark's "Free Family Saturdays."
Urban land institute concludes weeklong reuse analysis of Buffalo's Central Terminal
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 05:15 pm
The Urban Land Institute (ULI) advisory panel on Friday presented a summary of its conclusions and recommendations after a weeklong analysis of potential reuses of the former Buffalo Central Terminal.
SE2's 'Silent Disco' returns to Artpark for two installments
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 05:00 pm
Artpark and SE2 will present two "Silent Disco" events on Friday, July 7, featuring Bando and DJ Vixxxen; and Friday, Aug. 4, featuring Bando and eFFeX.
Jacobs: New York State Senate Task Force on Heroin & Opioid Addiction field hearing to be held in Buffalo
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 04:55 pm
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs announced the New York State Senate Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction will hold a field hearing in Buffalo on July 12 to continue to examine the issues faced due to increased heroin and opioid abuse.
Liam Gallagher shares brand-new track 'Chinatown'
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 04:50 pm
The return of Liam Gallagher gathered pace with a sensational show at Glastonbury last weekend. NME described it as "a swaggering, emotional moment," "worth the hype" and "one of Glastonbury's finest moments," before concluding, "never underestimate the man, he was made for moments like this."
Charlie Daniels releases video of 'Ragged Old Flag' alongside digital song release
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 04:45 pm
Country Music Hall of Fame member Charlie Daniels is showcasing his love of the red, white and blue once again in his latest recording that will be available for sale digitally on July 4 via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play and Amazon. In addition, a new video produced by d corlew films and featured on CMT.com has been released to celebrate the song
Neil Young + Promise Of The Real release new song & music video, 'Children of Destiny'
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 04:45 pm
Neil Young + Promise Of The Real have recorded a brand-new Young composition titled "Children of Destiny," which is available beginning today via all digital music retailers.
Pominville returning to Buffalo: Sabres acquire forward, D Scandella, from Wild
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 12:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Friday announced the team acquired defenseman Marco Scandella, forward Jason Pominville and a fourth-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft from the Minnesota Wild in exchange for forwards Tyler Ennis and Marcus Foligno, and a third-round pick in 2018.
All charges against Ortt dismissed
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 07:00 am
In a decision reached Tuesday in Albany County Court, State Sen. Robert Ortt, R-North Tonawanda, was exonerated of all indictments due to a lack of evidence.
PHOTOS: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and Brian Setzer at Artpark
Thu, Jun 29th 2017 03:20 pm
It was a swinging good time Tuesday, as Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and Brian Setzer's Rockabiily Riot took the stage at Artpark in Lewiston.
Maloni, Jennings talk Artpark on LCTV's 'Pearls, Plates & Planes'
Thu, Jun 29th 2017 01:45 pm
Earlier this week, Michelle Blackley Glynn welcomed Joshua Maloni and Thom Jennings to talk about Artpark on her LCTV show, "Pearls, Plates & Planes."
Lance takes trade message to Canada
Thu, Jun 29th 2017 09:10 am
Niagara County Legislator Kathryn Lance, R-Wheatfield, chairwoman of the county's Economic Development Committee - the top economic development figure in Niagara County government - took a pro-trade message to Canada several days ago. She told a conference of Canadian government and business officials here that Niagara County is committed to furthering bilateral trade with America's northern neighbor.
Flynn hails ride-hailing in effort to stop drunk driving
Thu, Jun 29th 2017 09:10 am
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn was joined Wednesday by Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard, Buffalo Mayor Byron W. Brown and East Aurora Police Chief Shane Krieger in hailing the arrival of ride-hailing as a means to make roads safer and save lives.
Collins applauds EPA decision to fully rescind Waters of the United States rule
Thu, Jun 29th 2017 09:05 am
Congressman Chris Collins and local Farm Bureau presidents applauded the Trump administration's decision to either rescind or revise the Waters of The United States (WOTUS) rule imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Obama administration.
Leadership Niagara hosts 10th annual golf tournament
Thu, Jun 29th 2017 09:05 am
Leadership Niagara will host its 10th annual golf tournament, Friday, July 28, at the Oak Run Golf Club, 4185 Lake Ave., Lockport. The event is designed to fund scholarships for future members of LN's leadership and professional development programs.
Collins, Katko, county leaders, government officials meet regarding Plan 2014
Wed, Jun 28th 2017 08:55 am
Congressmen Chris Collins (NY-27) and John Katko (NY-24) on Tuesday hosted a meeting with stakeholders impacted by the Lake Ontario flooding to discuss what they called the devastation directly related to the International Joint Commission (IJC) Plan 2014.
Syfy picks up Kevin Bacon-led 'Tremors' to pilot
Wed, Jun 28th 2017 08:20 am
Syfy has announced "Tremors," starring Kevin Bacon reprising his original role from the 1990 film of the same name, has been ordered to pilot.
NBC's 'Macy's 4th Of July Fireworks Spectacular' adds Jennifer Lopez, Sheryl Crow & Charlie Puth
Wed, Jun 28th 2017 08:20 am
Award-winning artists Jennifer Lopez, Sheryl Crow and Charlie Puth join the annual star-filled "Macy's 4th Of July Fireworks Spectacular," airing Tuesday, July 4 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT), with an hour-long encore presentation at 10 p.m. on NBC.
CountryMax goes all-American for Independence Day
Wed, Jun 28th 2017 08:20 am
CountryMax, a destination for healthy pet foods and gardening supplies, has announced every product on sale now through July 12 is made in the U.S.
New Memorial prenatal program brings expecting mothers together for sharing
Wed, Jun 28th 2017 08:20 am
Area women who are expecting a baby are discovering a new way to share their experience with one another - and their obstetrician - at the OB/GYN Center at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Collins, Loebsack urge Chao to keep pilot training hour requirements in place; Higgins stresses need to remain vigilant on flight safety
Wed, Jun 28th 2017 08:15 am
Congressmen Chris Collins (NY-27) and Dave Loebsack (IA-02) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao in support of maintaining the minimum first officer training and qualification regulations for airline pilots included in Part 121 of airline operations.
Lewiston Dance Center takes part in Fairy House Festival
Wed, Jun 28th 2017 08:15 am
Lewiston Dance Center ballet students were invited to perform at Artpark's "Summer Solstice Celebration" Fairy House Festival.
Fantasy Island announces 'Declaration Celebration'
Wed, Jun 28th 2017 08:10 am
Fantasy Island will celebrate the Fourth Of July in a bigger-than-ever way this year, as the "Declaration Celebration Presented by Wendy's Restaurants" was announced over the weekend. This year's event starts on Canada Day, Saturday, July 1, and run through July 4. They include fireworks every night, live music and hot dog eating contests.
Kenan Center to celebrate 50th anniversary with Community Day on July 8
Wed, Jun 28th 2017 08:10 am
Since the beginning of the year, the Kenan Center in Lockport has been celebrating its 50th anniversary with special events. The biggest one planned for Saturday, July 8. That day will be a campuswide, family-friendly celebration called, "Happy Birthday, Kenan Community Day."
Hockey Hall of Fame announces 2017 inductees
Mon, Jun 26th 2017 05:45 pm
Lanny McDonald, chairman of the Hockey Hall of Fame, and John Davidson, chairman of the selection committee, announced Monday that seven individuals have been elected to Hockey Hall of Fame Honoured Membership, five in the Player Category and two in the Builder Category.
Buffalo Sabres sign Taylor Fedun to 2-year contract; qualify 6 RFAs
Mon, Jun 26th 2017 05:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Monday announced the team signed defenseman Taylor Fedun to a two-year, two-way contract.
Niagara Jet Adventures pays it forward
Mon, Jun 26th 2017 05:25 pm
On Sunday, Niagara Jet Adventures held its annual charity trip. Once a year, NJA hosts such an event, which provides inner-city children from different organizations with a unique and exciting experience. This year, NJA had the privilege of taking out the Victory Assembly of God youth group.
Lewiston Police Department issues update on Pletcher Road arrest
Mon, Jun 26th 2017 05:05 pm
Lewiston Police Department Chief Frank Previte issued the following statement on Monday.
PHOTOS: Buffalo Music Hall of Fame, Hard Rock debut new Rick James jumpsuit
Mon, Jun 26th 2017 04:45 pm
On Sunday morning, the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame officially unveiled a brand-new piece to its collection of items inside the Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA: a sky-blue jumpsuit worn on stage by Rick James.
Marvel's new television series 'Marvel's Inhumans' will premiere Friday, Sept. 29, on ABC
Mon, Jun 26th 2017 12:25 pm
The highly anticipated new Marvel television series "Marvel's Inhumans" will bring the fan-favorite comic book series and a new kind of family drama to the small screen this fall on ABC. The network series premiere, including the first two episodes of "Marvel's Inhumans," will air Friday, Sept. 29 (8-10 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.
Buffalo Sabres hire Sexton, Greeley as assistant general managers
Mon, Jun 26th 2017 11:35 am
The Buffalo Sabres on Monday announced General Manager Jason Botterill hired Randy Sexton and Steve Greeley to serve as the team's assistant general managers. Sexton will also serve as general manager of the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Muse announce special SummerStage, Central Park concert to benefit Coalition for the Homeless
Mon, Jun 26th 2017 11:30 am
Grammy Award-winning rock band Muse announced it would perform a special concert on Monday, July 24, at City Parks Foundation's SummerStage in Central Park to benefit The Coalition for the Homeless.
Niagara Falls Volunteer Hall of Fame to induct inaugural class on July 24
Mon, Jun 26th 2017 11:30 am
Art Eberhart, Evelyn Harris, Norma Higgs and Merrell Lane (posthumously) will become the first inductees of the Niagara Falls Volunteer Hall of Fame during a July 24 ceremony at Niagara Falls City Hall. A reception is scheduled for 4 p.m., followed by the induction ceremony during the Niagara Falls City Council session, which begins at 5 p.m.
Buffalo Sabres announce 2017 development camp schedule
Mon, Jun 26th 2017 11:30 am
The Buffalo Sabres on Saturday announced the team's schedule for its annual summer development camp from July 8-11. All on-ice sessions will be held at HarborCenter.