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John Mellencamp to perform at Shea's Buffalo Theatre
Thu, Sep 29th 2022 08:55 pm
On Thursday - live from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame opening of his new permanent exhibition - John Mellencamp confirmed a North American tour, "Live and In Person 2023," set to kick off in February.
Muse announce 'Will Of The People' 2023 North American tour; Evanescence confirmed as special guest
Thu, Sep 29th 2022 08:55 pm
On top of the global chart success of their ninth studio album, "Will Of The People," multi-Platinum and Grammy Award-winning rock band Muse announced a North American tour for spring 2023.
Artpark: Additional dates added for 'Sound Moves Me'
Thu, Sep 29th 2022 08:50 pm
Additional dates were added to Artpark & Company's presentation of "Sound Moves Me" - "an accessible introduction to experimental music through interactive participation" in Lewiston.
Higgins, Brown & Restaino announce federal funding for crime-fighting measures in Buffalo & Niagara Falls
Thu, Sep 29th 2022 08:45 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, along with Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and Niagara Falls Mayor Robert Restaino, announced the cities of Buffalo and Niagara Falls have been awarded close to $300,000 in federal funding combined to be used toward public safety and crime prevention measures. The grants are provided through the U.S. Department of Justice Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program.
Q&A: Mandeep Dhillon offers clues into 'CSI: Vegas' season 2
Thu, Sep 29th 2022 06:50 pm
When CBS debuted "CSI: Vegas" last season, part of the appeal was that the show was bringing back original "CSI" stars William Petersen (Gil Grissom) and Jorja Fox (Sara Sidle). While that caught the attention of both hardcore fans and casual channel-flippers, it was the new cast members who made the iconic franchise feel fresh and fun.
Higgins: Nearly $2 million in funding for community mental health services
Thu, Sep 29th 2022 09:05 am
Congressman Brian Higgins announced two federal grants totaling $1,979,097 awarded to Endeavor Health Services and the Community Health Center of Buffalo (CHCB). His team said, "Funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and awarded through the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics program, grants will expand access to mental health and substance use services in Western New York's underserved communities."
'Coffee with Chris' and county clerk
Thu, Sep 29th 2022 09:05 am
Niagara County Clerk Joe Jastrzemski will join Niagara County Legislator Chris Voccio at "Coffee with Chris" on Saturday, Oct. 8, at 9 a.m.
Niagara Falls Fire Department Mutual Aid Association annual memorial service
Thu, Sep 29th 2022 09:05 am
The City of Niagara Falls Fire Department Mutual Aid Association will honor deceased members of the Niagara Falls Fire Department who answered their final alarm during this past year. A service will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at Firehouse 8 (Hyde Park Boulevard and Royal Avenue).
Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas names NT City School District September Member of the Month
Thu, Sep 29th 2022 07:00 am
Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas Executive Director Sarah Nelson recently announced the North Tonawanda City School District is the September Member of the Month.
ESD, NYPA: Surmet Corp. expands manufacturing operations in Erie County
Thu, Sep 29th 2022 07:00 am
Empire State Development and the New York Power Authority announced transparent ceramic manufacturer Surmet Corp. has expanded its 75,000-square-foot facility at 699 Hertel Ave., Buffalo, by more than 4,000 square-feet to house new ceramics processing equipment. The company also invested in new production furnaces and renovations to the existing facility.
Hochul announces further action to address polio, increase support for county health departments
Thu, Sep 29th 2022 07:00 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced additional steps New York is taking to address evidence of circulating poliovirus in this state, including an official declaration to further support local health departments in driving immunizations.
'Tina - The Tina Turner Musical' coming to Shea's Buffalo Theatre Nov. 8-13
Thu, Sep 29th 2022 07:00 am
Shea's Buffalo Theatre announced tickets for "Tina - The Tina Turner Musical" will go on sale Thursday, Sept. 29, for eight performances from Nov. 8-13. This musical is part of the M&T Bank 2022-23 Broadway Series, presented by Shea's and Albert Nocciolino.
NCCC Foundation's scholarship gala offers one-of-a-kind auction
Thu, Sep 29th 2022 07:00 am
The Niagara County Community College Foundation scholarship gala will return to an in-person event on Oct. 22 at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute. To celebrate the college's 60th anniversary, this year's fundraiser will be celebrated as a diamond anniversary-themed gala.
Niagara Arts Guild meeting features Julie Goodman's 'Paper Art' Oct. 14
Thu, Sep 29th 2022 07:00 am
LeRoy artist Julie Lambert Goodman presents her work at the Friday, Oct. 14, meeting of the Niagara Arts Guild. Hosted by the Dale Association (33 Ontario St., Lockport), the meeting is at 7 p.m.
FASNY offers lifesaving fire safety tips for Fire Prevention Week - Oct. 9-15
Thu, Sep 29th 2022 07:00 am
If your fire alarm were to go off right now, would you know what to do or where to go? What if you were stuck in the dark? What about your family and roommates? In the event of a house fire, you may have as little as two minutes to safely escape before smoke eclipses your vision.
Obituary: Buddy Guy Stevens
Thu, Sep 29th 2022 07:00 am
Buddy Guy Stevens, 87, of Wheatfield, passed from this life on Sept. 28, 2022, at Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence.
Bike trail Greenway meeting in Youngstown
Thu, Sep 29th 2022 07:00 am
The Niagara River Greenway, in partnership with the Village of Youngstown, will hold a public meeting to discuss biking trails through the Village of Youngstown as part of the shoreline trail system.
United Way of Greater Niagara holds awards breakfast & campaign kickoff, awards local community members
Thu, Sep 29th 2022 07:00 am
United Way of Greater Niagara held its annual awards breakfast and campaign kickoff on Friday, Sept. 23, at Niagara Riverside Resort, located at 7001 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls. Its annual campaign also officially began.
Memorial receives $200,000 from Highmark to support mothers & babies
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 11:20 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has been awarded a $200,000 Blue Fund grant from Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York to support the first community-based doula program in Niagara Falls.
Pet blessing in Youngstown
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 11:20 am
Pets, and their owners, are invited to Falkner Park in Youngstown for a special blessing at noon on Sunday, Oct. 2.
Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas announces 'Canal City Oktoberfest'
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 11:05 am
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas, along with the City of Tonawanda and Tonawanda Volunteer Fire Department, announce "The Canal City Oktoberfest" will take place from 1-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Canal Street Pavilion, 1 Main St., Tonawanda.
Community Missions: 12th annual interfaith community prayer service for mental illness recovery & understanding
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 10:55 am
Community Missions will present its 12th annual interfaith community prayer service for mental illness recovery and understanding at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4. The service will be hosted by Niagara University at its new [email protected] property, home to the Levesque Institute for Civic Engagement and First Congregational United Church of Christ, 822 Cleveland Ave., Niagara Falls.
Vanilla Ice among '90s hitmakers on stage at Fallsview
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 10:50 am
Dust off the Walkman because the "I Love The 90's Tour," featuring Vanilla Ice, Rob Base, Young MC and C+C Music Factory featuring Freedom Williams, is bringing back one of music's most iconic decades Nov. 3 at the OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino.
Erie County Department of Health providing COVID-19 tests, masks
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 10:50 am
The Erie County Department of Health reminds community organizations serving Erie County residents that at-home coronavirus tests, disinfectant wipes and non-surgical face masks (PPE) are available for ordering at no cost.
New York Fed president to speak on economy at Buffalo State Oct. 7
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 10:50 am
Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John C. Williams will share his thoughts on the regional and national economy, as well as monetary policy, at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in the Burchfield Penney Art Center Tower Auditorium on the SUNY Buffalo State campus.
'Americana!' on display in Tonawanda
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 10:50 am
The Buffalo Choral Arts Society will present "Americana!" - a program of nostalgic works and new arrangements that "touch the patriotic heart and honor our military" - at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23.
Preparing for the next pandemic: NSF grants $1 million to UB to develop a rapid response system, build community trust
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 10:50 am
They introduced genomic sequencing of the coronavirus to Western New York. They sampled wastewater to determine the level of the virus locally. They partnered with local groups to boost vaccinations and share scientific information in user-friendly ways.
New York state's $15 million regional dredging project completed
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 10:50 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Tuesday announced the completion of New York state's $15 million regional dredging project - part of the state's $300 million Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative to repair and build resiliency in communities recovering from damage caused by high water levels and flooding along Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River.
Consumer alert: NYS DCP offers tips for keeping babies safe with a 2-part series during Baby Safety Month
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 10:50 am
September is Baby Safety Month, an annual event that focuses on raising awareness of critical lifesaving information to help parents and caregivers keep little ones safe. In recognition of this event, the New York State Division of Consumer Protection calls attention to the importance of baby safety with a two-part series that highlights baby-proof safety measures and tips.
DEC announces youth pheasant hunting weekend for WNY
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 10:50 am
A special youth-only pheasant hunting weekend will be held in Western New York on Oct. 8-9, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced. The youth-only pheasant hunting weekend helps acclimate junior hunters to upland game bird hunting when fewer hunters are afield, and to learn safe hunting values and skills from experienced hunters.
Niagara County announces four upcoming civil service exams
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 10:50 am
Niagara County Personnel Officer Malcolm Needler announced the application deadlines for four upcoming civil service exams - caseworker, clerical II, correction officer and social worker - are fast approaching, and encouraged those who are interested to sign up now for the exams. The application deadline for all four exams is Oct. 28. The respective tests will be given Dec. 10.
Study: Often overlooked, molecules called glycans regulate COVID-19 spike protein function
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 10:50 am
If you're an avid reader of science news, you've probably heard of viral proteins such as the COVID-19 spike protein.
Eight Days of Hope to help those affected by Hurricane Ian
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 10:50 am
Eight Days of Hope (EDOH) is ready to deploy its rapid response equipment and team to the location of impact following Hurricane Ian.
To mark 25th anniversary of 'Spiceworld,' Spice Girls announce new & expanded editions
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 10:50 am
Celebrating the 25th anniversary of "Spiceworld," the multimillion-selling second album by the biggest girl band of all time - the Spice Girls announce new and expanded versions of the album on multiple formats via UMC / Virgin Records - out Nov. 4.
Higgins announces grants for Veterans One-stop Center of WNY, WNYCOSH
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 10:50 am
Congressman Brian Higgins announced a $750,000 federal grant for the Veterans One-stop Center of WNY. The funding was awarded through the Staff Sergeant Parker Gordon Fox Suicide Prevention Grant Program (SSG Fox SPGP).
Artpark presents 'En Plein Air' Oct. 8
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 04:30 pm
On Saturday, Oct. 8, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Artpark & Company presents "En Plein Air," an event organized in collaboration with the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center and Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University. Join artists from the "Niagara Painters Group" and others working on site at Artpark for an afternoon of outdoor painting during peak fall foliage season.
'One Chicago' preparing for Jay Halstead's departure
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 04:10 pm
"One Chicago" - the triumvirate of "Chicago Med," "Chicago Fire" and "Chicago P.D." - has become the cornerstone of NBC's scripted programming, with each show among the network's most-watched series. At the foundation of that universe is the Halstead brothers - Dr. Will (Nick Gehlfuss) and Det. Jay (Jesse Lee Soffer).
'American Idol' judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry & Lionel Richie, along with host Ryan Seacrest, kick off season 6 on ABC - 21st overall
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 09:50 am
Music industry legends and all-star judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie, along with Emmy-winning producer and host Ryan Seacrest, were on hand when ABC's "American Idol" kicked off judge city auditions for the upcoming sixth season on ABC and 21st season overall in Las Vegas on Sunday.
Jordan Davis releases 'Midnight Crisis' with Danielle Bradbery
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 09:50 am
Jordan Davis is sharing his new collaboration with Danielle Bradbery, "Midnight Crisis," out everywhere now. The song was penned by Davis alongside Paul DiGiovanni and Derrick Southerland, and produced by DiGiovanni. The track's official music video premiered Friday.
Harry Styles celebrates #1 single & movie in America
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 09:50 am
Harry Styles' critically and commercially acclaimed single "As It Was" adds a 15th week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart. The song is the longest reign by a British act, as well as the longest running solo No. 1 song in Billboard Hot 100 history. "As It Was" is also the first song ever to spend its first 25 weeks in the top three positions on the same chart, with 24 of the 25 in the top two extending its record.

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