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Buffalo Bills announce decision on Tyrod Taylor
Wed, Mar 8th 2017 05:00 pm
The Buffalo Bills announced Wednesday the team agreed to terms on a restructured contract for quarterback Tyrod Taylor.
Buffalo Snow Bowl flag football tournament to benefit Special Olympics New York
Wed, Mar 8th 2017 03:25 pm
The first "Buffalo Snow Bowl," a six-on-six flag football tournament to benefit Special Olympics New York, will take place Saturday, March 11, at New Era Field in Orchard Park.
TCM to remember Robert Osborne with 48-hour tribute
Wed, Mar 8th 2017 03:20 pm
Turner Classic Movies will dedicate two entire days to honor the legacy of longtime host Robert Osborne. Airing all day on Saturday, March 18, and Sunday, March 19, the 48-hour tribute will feature an extensive collection of the long-form interviews Osborne conducted during his 23-year tenure with the network, including:
Vincentian seminarian spends apostolic month at Niagara University
Wed, Mar 8th 2017 03:20 pm
As an undergraduate student at St. John's University, Thomas King became acquainted with the Vincentian community. The Oakdale native was studying toward a degree in adolescent education (with a concentration in biology) - all while growing active in campus ministry and taking on a minor in theology.
Arts Services Initiative of WNY announces professional development sessions
Wed, Mar 8th 2017 09:35 am
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York announced the next sessions in its professional development series for cultural organizations and artists. All are free and open to everyone. Registration is encouraged by emailing [email protected] or calling 716-362-8389, ext. 512.
UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine welcomes primary care sports medicine physician
Wed, Mar 8th 2017 09:30 am
UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine has announced Heidi Narins Suffoletto, M.D., FACEP, is rejoining the practice as an expert in sports injuries and concussion, with a focus on caring for female athletes.
Rochester-bound: North Tonawanda wins Section VI Class A title
Wed, Mar 8th 2017 09:20 am
On Dec. 30, the Amherst Tigers got the best of the North Tonawanda Lumberjacks, defeating them 49-45. On Tuesday, when the two teams battled again for the Section VI Class A title, it was a different story.
Career expo set for March 30 at Niagara University
Wed, Mar 8th 2017 09:15 am
Niagara University is hosting a career expo from 1-3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30, in the Gallagher Center gym.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center: New cardiopulmonary rehab facility opens
Wed, Mar 8th 2017 09:15 am
On Tuesday, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center celebrated the completion of $100,000 in upgrades to the Heart Center of Niagara's Cardiopulmonary Rehab Facility during a grand-reopening ceremony and open house at the Heart Center, 571 Tenth St., second floor, Niagara Falls.
Transformational enhancements begin at Fort Niagara State Park
Wed, Mar 8th 2017 09:00 am
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced work has begun on a series of transformational enhancements at Fort Niagara State Park in Youngstown. The work underway includes a brand-new, $2.7-million pool bathhouse and new boat docks for the 830,000-plus visitors who frequent the popular Niagara County state park every year.
PHOTOS: Chilly fun at Olcott Lions Swim for Sight
Mon, Mar 6th 2017 05:25 pm
Despite (because of?) the cold weather, a crowd came out to Olcott on Sunday for the Olcott Lions Club 48th annual Polar Bear Swim for Sight.
PHOTOS: Beer as art
Mon, Mar 6th 2017 05:20 pm
The Niagara Arts and Cultural Center held its annual "Art of Beer" fundraiser on Friday night. Patrons lined the building's first two floors as they sampled beverages, snacked on oversized appetizers, and listened to live music across a handful of stages.
'24: Legacy': Jimmy Smits looks to join the action
Mon, Mar 6th 2017 05:05 pm
Up until now on "24: Legacy," the action scenes have primarily involved Eric Carter (Corey Hawkins) and former Counter Terrorist Unit agent Rebecca Ingram (Miranda Otto). Together, they're working to stop a terrorist group's series of planned attacks.
Lewiston Choraleers presenting Easter cantata at area churches
Mon, Mar 6th 2017 02:20 pm
The Lewiston Choraleers will present an Easter cantata at four area churches April 8, 9, 14 and 15. The cantata, "A Journey to Hope" by Joseph Martin, is a sacred work musically inspired by traditional spirituals and tells of the ministry, passion and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
NU's Sharon Green honored by Nat'l Association for Developmental Education
Mon, Mar 6th 2017 02:20 pm
Sharon Green, coordinator of instructional services in Niagara University's office of academic support, is the 2017 recipient of National Association for Developmental Education's (NADE) Gladys Shaw Outstanding Service to Developmental Students Award.
Spring is in the air: Join Arbor Day Foundation in March and receive 10 free trees
Mon, Mar 6th 2017 02:20 pm
The Arbor Day Foundation is making it easier for people to celebrate the arrival of spring by planting trees.
Buffalo Bills, M&T Bank kick off 9th annual 'Touchdown for Teachers' contest
Mon, Mar 6th 2017 02:20 pm
For the ninth consecutive year, the Buffalo Bills and M&T Bank are calling on fans to nominate Western New York's "Hall of Fame-caliber" educators for the 2017 M&T Bank "Touchdown for Teachers." The program recognizes local teachers for extraordinary service to their schools and communities.
City of Niagara Falls to celebrate 125th birthday at annual St. Patrick's Day Party
Mon, Mar 6th 2017 02:15 pm
There is even more reason to celebrate this March 17, as the City of Niagara Falls is joining with the Ancient Order of Hibernians to mark its 125th birthday as part of the annual St. Patrick's Day Party. Festivities will be held from 5-11 p.m. inside The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St.
Poloncarz issues declaration of need on ECMC borrowing
Mon, Mar 6th 2017 02:15 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz issued a formal declaration of need on Monday, requesting the Erie County Fiscal Stability Authority to conduct borrowing to finance necessary capital projects at the Erie County Medical Center.
Historic Oakwood Cemetery seeks tour guides
Mon, Mar 6th 2017 02:15 pm
Oakwood Cemetery is seeking volunteer guides for its upcoming season of historic tours.
Registration opens for Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise and Clambake
Mon, Mar 6th 2017 02:10 pm
Whether you love to sail or prefer to keep your feet on solid ground, the 18th annual Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise and Clambake has something for you. The event is scheduled for Friday, July 14, at the historic Youngstown Yacht Club (rain or shine).
Erie County: Sugar shack tours continue
Mon, Mar 6th 2017 07:00 am
Last week, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz and Erie County Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry Commissioner Daniel J. Rizzo reminded residents, schools, civic organizations and other community groups that anyone interested in taking a free tour of the county's sugar shack can do so over the next few weekends.
Niagara History Center: Lee Simonson presents 'Six Times the World Was Saved from Nuclear Armageddon'
Mon, Mar 6th 2017 07:00 am
The specter of nuclear disaster "close-calls" is terrifying. Speaker Lee Simonson will go beyond the best-known mishaps of the past 70 years to tell of six nuclear incidents that brought this nation and the world to the brink of annihilation.
'The Chew': Delicious, easy-to-make dishes to delight palate & budget
Mon, Mar 6th 2017 07:00 am
Irresistible and simple ways to impress on a dime, baking and brunch basics, and more are what's on the menu at "The Chew." Emmy Award-winning co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz welcome celebrities from music, TV, film and the culinary world the week of March 6-10 (1 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network.
North Tonawanda Hoops: Connecting past to present
Sun, Mar 5th 2017 03:40 pm
The 2017 North Tonawanda High School basketball team accomplished a feat that hadn't been accomplished since 1961: The team won its first Class A-1 Section VI title in more than 55 years, and its fifth in program history.
North Tonawanda strikes gold: Lumberjacks win their first sectional title since 1961
Sun, Mar 5th 2017 03:35 pm
In front of a packed gym at Buffalo State College, fans got to witness history in the Section VI Class A-1 title game. The North Tonawanda Lumberjacks defeated the No. 1 seed Williamsville South Billies, 60-54, on Saturday. The win is NT's fifth title and first since 1961.
Back-to-back: Niagara Falls captures 18th title
Sun, Mar 5th 2017 03:35 pm
The near-capacity crowd at Buffalo State College witnessed Niagara Falls High School win its 18th title in program history, and second consecutive AA championship, on Saturday night.
Youngstown walk on March 11
Sat, Mar 4th 2017 01:10 pm
The second to last monthly Youngstown Riverview Health Walk is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 11. It will take place along the eastern shores of the Niagara River, from the center of the historic Village of Youngstown's business district up to Old Fort Niagara.
Critically acclaimed 'Star Wars Rebels' returns with fourth season this fall on Disney XD
Sat, Mar 4th 2017 12:55 pm
Production is underway on the fourth season of the animated series "Star Wars Rebels" from Lucasfilm. The fourth season is scheduled to premiere on Disney XD later this year, continuing the galactic adventures of the Ghost crew.
New Niagara Jet Adventures season begins
Sat, Mar 4th 2017 12:50 pm
Niagara Jet Adventures will be back on the Niagara River, running tours, as of Sunday, March 5.
2017 'Notre Dame Football on NBC' schedule highlighted by primetime matchups with USC, Georgia
Sat, Mar 4th 2017 12:50 pm
NBC Sports Group and Notre Dame will kick off the 27th season of "Notre Dame Football on NBC," when the Fighting Irish host the Temple Owls on Saturday, Sept. 2 (3:30 p.m. ET), from Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana.
M&T Bank Dance Series sponsors Russian National Ballet Theatre in 'Swan Lake' at UB
Sat, Mar 4th 2017 12:50 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, will present Russian National Ballet Theatre in "Swan Lake" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, in the Mainstage Theatre, located at the Center for the Arts, North Campus. The performance is sponsored by M&T Bank.
Sheryl Crow to release first album for Warner Bros. Records, 'Be Myself,' on April 21
Sat, Mar 4th 2017 12:45 pm
Multiplatinum-selling singer, songwriter and musician Sheryl Crow will release a new album, "Be Myself," on April 21 via Warner Bros. Records.
Tanks being removed at old Gulf station
Sat, Mar 4th 2017 07:05 am
Work to remove the gas tanks began this week at the vacant gas station on the corner of Whitehaven Road and Grand Island Boulevard.
Niagara County: Proclamations for Sentinel in recognition of 30th anniversary
Sat, Mar 4th 2017 07:00 am
On Tuesday, Niagara County Legislator Clyde L. Burmaster recognized The Sentinel for the positive impact it has had in the community for the past 30 years.
Chamber Awards Gala: Willco Auto Care recognized in Sanborn
Sat, Mar 4th 2017 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will honor businesses and individuals at its annual Chamber Awards Gala from 6-11 p.m. Friday, April 28, at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Health & Wellness Family Fair on March 7
Sat, Mar 4th 2017 07:00 am
Spider-Man will make a special visit to Grand Island schools to help teach kids and their families that it can be fun to be active and choose healthy foods.
Memorial Day 2017: Parade, remembrance ceremony, community luncheon returning
Sat, Mar 4th 2017 07:00 am
The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Downriver Post No. 7487, has announced it will again host a Memorial Day parade, remembrance ceremony and a community luncheon on Memorial Day, which is May 29.
Center Street sign clutter avoided
Sat, Mar 4th 2017 07:00 am
As it turns out, Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano was too modest in his update on the New York State Department of Transportation's plans to add crosswalk markers on Center Street.
Knights of Columbus Mary Star of the Sea Council No. 4752 Poster contest winners announced
Sat, Mar 4th 2017 07:00 am
The Knights of Columbus Mary Star of the Sea Council No. 4752 presented a pair of Kaegebein Elementary School students with awards for winning the council's annual Substance Abuse Awareness Poster Contest.