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Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative hosts first Charlie's Community Kitchen event
Tue, Jul 13th 2021 07:00 am
The Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative (CHNFC) officially launched its Charlie's Community Kitchen initiative on Monday.
Former Auxiliary Bishop Grosz steps away from active ministry pending investigation into abuse allegation
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 09:50 pm
The Diocese of Buffalo has been notified of a pending action brought pursuant to the Child Victims Act by an individual who alleges that he was abused as a child in 1990 by then-Auxiliary Bishop Edward M. Grosz.
New treatments could transform the way migraine headaches are treated
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 09:30 pm
An estimated 1 billion people worldwide suffer from migraine headaches, which can cause nausea, severe pain and sensitivity to light and sound. But despite the high incidence of the disorder, patients who have frequent headache and who typically take two medications - one for prevention and one for acute onset - often have to try several different medications before finding something that is effective.
Disney on Broadway presents 'The Music of Disney on Broadway: A Live Concert at Shea's Buffalo Theatre'
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 09:20 pm
"The Music of Disney on Broadway: A Live Concert at Shea's Buffalo Theatre," celebrating the reopening of Shea's Buffalo Theatre, will treat audiences to the most-beloved hit songs from Disney's Broadway shows - including "Beauty and the Beast," "A Whole New World," "Circle of Life" and "Let it Go" - as performed by "Disney on Broadway" stars Ashley Brown ("Mary Poppins"), Michael James Scott ("Aladdin"), Kissy Simmons ("The Lion King") and Josh Strickland ("Tarzan").
Niagara County announcers upcoming closing of portion of Bear Ridge Road
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 09:20 pm
Niagara County Department of Public Works Commissioner Garret Meal on Monday announced the pending closing of Bear Ridge Road, between Fiegel and Irish roads, for a bridge replacement beginning Monday, July 19. Electronic message boards warning travelers the road is scheduled to be closed, except for local traffic, are already in operation.
38th annual Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops announces 2021 restaurant award winners
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 05:40 pm
The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops on Monday announced several local restaurants were named award winners in a variety of categories at the 38th annual festival over the weekend.
Niagara County announces members of redistricting commission
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 05:40 pm
Niagara County Legislature Chairwoman Becky Wydysh on Monday announced the members of the Niagara County Redistricting Commission who are charged with reviewing census data and drafting a plan to adjust County Legislature district lines in accordance with that data.
Mass-vaccination site at The Conference and Event Center Niagara Falls scheduled to cease operations
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 05:35 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced four mass-vaccination sites will cease operations as part of the ongoing downscaling that will allow the state to focus on localized vaccination efforts.
Bailey named chief of obstetrics and gynecology at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 05:35 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has named Hannah Bailey, M.D., FACOG, as chief of its department of obstetrics and gynecology. The appointment was announced by Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Vijay Bojedla, M.D.
Higgins announces Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Commission Reauthorization Act
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 05:35 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced introduction of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Commission Reauthorization Act of 2021. This legislation, led by Rep. Paul Tonko and cosponsored by Higgins, would ensure lasting protections and financial backing to the Erie Canal National Heritage Corridor for the next 15 years.
Six Flags Darien Lake announces 'Project Ed'
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 05:35 pm
Six Flags Darien Lake , the "Thrill Capital of New York," announced the formal launch of "Project Ed." This hiring initiative is an opportunity for all educators and school employees to earn extra cash this summer, free tickets, and school supplies for their classroom in the fall.
Local companies step up big to support Give716
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 05:35 pm
Give716, Western New York's communitywide day of giving, gets underway at 7:16 p.m. Thursday. Several local companies are joining the Buffalo Bills and Sabres in calling upon the community to support local charities.
National health survey coming to Erie County
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 05:30 pm
The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), the most comprehensive survey of the health and nutritional status of the U.S. population, is coming to Erie County beginning Aug. 16.
'Big R': Steve Dixson wins RUSH Late Model; Dante Mancuso claims Richard Wilkinson Memorial
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 04:15 pm
Smethport, Pennsylvania's, Steve Dixon was victorious in the RUSH Late Model "The Ones That Left Us to Early 30" at the Ransomville Speedway Friday night, as VanDeMark Chemical presented the racing program.
Reopening of immunization clinic in Niagara County
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 04:10 pm
Niagara County Department of Health recently announced the reopening of its immunization clinic, beginning Tuesday, July 27. This service will be offered by appointment only on Tuesdays. Call 716-278-1903 to schedule. Immunization clinics are held in Niagara Falls and Lockport.
Live entertainment returning to Seneca Resorts & Casinos in August with Ron White, John Fogerty
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 04:10 pm
After more than a year, Seneca Resorts & Casinos is bringing live entertainment back to Western New York with a pair of blockbuster shows in August. Ron White will perform in the Seneca Niagara Events Center on Saturday, Aug. 21 (8 p.m.), and John Fogerty will rock the Seneca Allegany Events Center on Saturday, Aug. 28 (7 p.m.). Tickets for both shows go on-sale at 10 a.m. this Friday, July 16.
Higgins cosponsors legislation providing funding and support to accelerate ALS research
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 03:45 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced support for the Accelerating Access to Critical Therapies for ALS Act. The bill, cosponsored by Higgins, seeks to expand and accelerate the research, development and approval of treatments for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
Goo Goo Dolls announce hometown concert at KeyBank Center in Buffalo
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 03:40 pm
On Monday, Grammy-nominated, multi-Platinum-selling band Goo Goo Dolls announced a return home to Buffalo for a "momentous concert" at KeyBank Center on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. Produced by New Day Live, general on-sale tickets will be available beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, July 16. Ticket options will range from $29.50 to $99.50 and can be purchased via Ticket Master or the band's website.
AG James takes 196 guns off streets at community gun buyback in WNY
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 03:35 pm
New York Attorney General Letitia James recently announced 196 firearms were turned in to law enforcement at a gun buyback event hosted by her office and the Niagara Falls Police Department.
Bishop Michael Fisher places retired priest on administrative leave
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 03:30 pm
The Diocese of Buffalo recently became aware of an action brought pursuant to the Child Victims Act by an individual who alleges she was abused as a child in the early 1980s at parish of St. Matthew by Rev. Msgr. Leo McCarthy (88), a retired priest of the Diocese of Buffalo, who continues to assist in parish ministry. The complaint was not served on the diocese, but was discovered during a recent search of publicly filed complaints.
Aquarium of Niagara to celebrate WNY with $7.16 discount on '716 Day'
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 03:30 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara is celebrating the Western New York community with discounted admission on 716 Day. Guests who visit Friday, July 16, will receive $7.16 off admission and enjoy crafts, educational activities, live music and discounts in the gift shop. All memberships will be $10 off.
Lewiston Stone House, Lewiston Event Center for sale as Simon seeks to retire
Mon, Jul 12th 2021 02:10 pm
Emery Simon's commercial properties are for sale - but he doesn't expect to part with them right away.
Niagara University dedicates main classroom building to James V. Glynn
Sat, Jul 10th 2021 03:55 pm
Though the world knows James V. Glynn as the man behind the iconic Maid of the Mist attraction in Niagara Falls, around Monteagle Ridge he's known for something else: a lifetime of philanthropy and countless contributions to Niagara University students.
NYSDOT announces construction to rehabilitate Niagara Street & John B. Daly Boulevard in Niagara Falls
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 03:15 pm
New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Marie Therese Dominguez announced construction will soon begin on a $6.4 million project to rehabilitate State Route 384, Niagara Street, from John B. Daly Boulevard to the Rainbow Bridge Plaza, and John B. Daly Boulevard, from Niagara Street to Buffalo Avenue in the City of Niagara Falls. The project will transform Niagara Street in downtown Niagara Falls, creating a multimodal thoroughfare which will reconnect the portions of Niagara Falls' downtown.
William Mattar launches 6th annual 'In the Heat Check the Seat' safety awareness campaign
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 03:10 pm
William Mattar law offices announced the launch of its sixth annual "In the Heat Check the Seat" campaign to raise awareness of heatstroke-related deaths that can occur when children and pets are left in hot motor vehicles.
Billie Eilish releases 'NDA'
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 12:55 pm
Billie Eilish has shared the official music video and her latest single "NDA."
Zach Williams debuts 'Rescue Story Deluxe Edition'
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 12:50 pm
"Rescue Story Deluxe Edition" from Zach Williams officially releases today. The anticipated album offers the original track listing, including the Grammy-winning single "There Was Jesus," and is accompanied by newly recorded songs "Empty Grave," "The Struggle" and "Stand My Ground," which he performed live at the K-LOVE Fan Awards held in May.
Orion Walsh releases new album 'So Many Places To See'
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 12:45 pm
After a decade of putting out albums and touring, Nebraskan singer-songwriter Orion Walsh is set to release "So Many Places to See" with folk/roots label Sower Records.
July 17 basket raffles at Flying Bison to benefit 2021 Ride for Roswell
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 12:45 pm
After a record year of nearly $14,000 raised for the Ride for Roswell, Team RPCS - Roswell Park Cessation Services - is back again with a basket raffle event and online Buffalo Bills memorabilia auction to make 2021 another banner year.
UB plans for a much more normal fall semester, with in-person instruction and vibrant campus
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 12:45 pm
Life at the University at Buffalo will be much closer to normal come fall with the announcement students who have been vaccinated for COVID-19 will no longer need to wear masks or stay physically distanced while in the classroom.
Xylograph Films to screen 'Blue Diamond'
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 12:20 pm
Xylograph Films, a film and video production company based in Western New York, announced the world premiere of its most recent project, "Blue Diamond." The event be held at the North Park Theater, 1428 Hertel Ave., Buffalo, at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 17.
Elias Dummer offers timely 'Expectation'
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 12:20 pm
"Expectation," the anticipated new single from Elias Dummer - Juno and GMA Canada Covenant Award-winning singer/songwriter and co-founder of The City Harmonic - is available. Penned by Dummer and Ben Cantelon (Kari Jobe, The Belonging Co) and co-produced by Brent Milligan (Colony House, David Crowder Band), "Expectation" is the first release from Dummer's upcoming full-length project, "The Work Vol. II."
Summer is heating up with new flame-filled tournament 'Chopped: Playing with Fire'
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 12:20 pm
If you can't stand the heat, get out of the "Chopped" kitchen.
Luke Bryan launches 'Proud To Be Right Here Tour'
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 12:20 pm
Nearly 15 months after its planned launch in May 2020, ACM Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan began his "Proud To Be Right Here Tour" on Thursday in Syracuse with special guests Dylan Scott, Caylee Hammack (through Aug. 14) and DJ Rock. Runaway June will join the tour on dates after Aug. 19. The tour is slated to run through Oct. 16 with a detour in September for the return of Bryan's "Farm Tour."
Supreme court debate of landmark freedom of speech case could bring big changes to libel laws, press protections, says UB media law expert
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 11:55 am
The New York Times v. Sullivan landmark First Amendment precedent could face a turning point following the calls of two U.S. Supreme Court justices to reconsider one of the "most important and consequential" First Amendment decisions in U.S. history, says University at Buffalo libel and freedom of speech expert Samantha Barbas.
Vandalism at Erie County's Emery Park causes event cancellations, leaves $31,000 in damages
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 11:55 am
The Erie County Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry on Wednesday reported an incident of vandalism that took place at Emery Park early in the week of June 28 and resulted in "considerable damage" to the park's ski lodge and fieldhouse, each of which was broken into after outside security doors were kicked in and forced open. In addition to the doors of each building being damaged beyond repair, vandals gathered up all the fire extinguishers from the two buildings and discharged them in the ski lodge, causing further damage.
Ryan, McMahon present Daniel Barry with resolution celebrating career with Legal Aid Bureau
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 11:55 am
On Wednesday, New York State Sen. Sean Ryan and Assembly member Karen McMahon presented Daniel E. Barry Jr. with a resolution passed unanimously by the New York State Legislature, honoring him on the occasion of his retirement from the Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo Inc. after a career of 58 years.
New Gallo Coal Fire Kitchen set to open this month
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 11:05 am
Gallo Coal Fire Kitchen is expected to open to the public later this month.
New Olcott harbor breakwall project underway
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 11:00 am
Progress on repairing the flood-ravaged shoreline in Niagara County took a big step forward in past days with the startup of a massive, nearly 400-foot, $14 million breakwall project in the hamlet of Olcott Beach.
Town of Niagara: Master plan taking shape in Veterans Memorial Community Park
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 11:00 am
On Monday, officials from the Town of Niagara held a groundbreaking ceremony in Veterans Memorial Community Park where construction for phase three and phase four of the park's master plan is set to begin this week.
 

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