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Kristian Bush discovers 'New Blue' with third volume of album series '52'
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 05:20 pm
Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Kristian Bush has announced the third installment of his four-album, layered release. "52-New Blue" will be released Sept. 30. In celebration, Bush shared two new tracks from the collection: "Diamond Motel" and "When's The Last Time (feat. Dark Water)."
Tops offers double give-back days in September, as it launches 11th season of 'Tops in Education' program
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 05:20 pm
Tops Friendly Markets announced that, during the month of September, it is offering schools the chance to earn double the rewards as part of its "Tops in Education" program ("TIE"). Participants enrolled in the program will now be able to earn up to 10% for their school(s) during the month of September.
Ortt, Borrello, Norris repeat call on Farm Labor Wage Board to reject reduction of overtime threshold
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 05:15 pm
Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt and New York State Sen. George Borrello stood with Assemblyman Mike Norris and Niagara County Farm Bureau President Jeanette Miller repeating calls on the Farm Labor Wage Board in Albany to reject a reduction of the overtime threshold from the current 60 hours to the proposed 40 hours.
State Police & local law enforcement to crack down on impaired and reckless driving this Labor Day weekend
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 03:40 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday announced State Police and local law enforcement will be out in force through Labor Day weekend as part of the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" DWI campaign. The enforcement period runs through Monday, Sept. 5.
Hochul announces suspension of construction-related lane closures for Labor Day
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 03:40 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced temporary lane closures for road and bridge construction projects on New York state highways will be suspended from 6 a.m. Friday, Sept. 2, to 6 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, to ease travel throughout the Labor Day holiday weekend.
Becker Farms apple season & 'Fall Fun on the Farm' underway
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 03:40 pm
Becker Farms announced the 2022 apple season, and "Fall Fun on the Farm" - a family-friendly tradition - are now in full swing with free admission to the grounds weekdays, with ticketed events starting this weekend.
Ben Fuller is 'Chasing Rebels' with new song, video
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 03:40 pm
Provident Label Group/Sony Music announce the latest single from singer/songwriter Ben Fuller, "Chasing Rebels."
Cody Carnes to release first live-recorded album, 'God is Good!'
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 03:40 pm
Grammy Award-nominated worship leader Cody Carnes will release his first-ever live recorded album, "God is Good!", on Sept. 30. The album features 12 recorded songs, including the recently released "Good (Can't Be Anything Else)" and the new radio single available "Ain't Nobody." Today the live video for "Ain't Nobody" is premiering on YouTube here. The song is also already spinning on K-LOVE Radio, and will fully impact radio on the album's street date.
Leanna Crawford shares 'Before I Knew Jesus'
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 03:40 pm
Singer/songwriter Leanna Crawford has released a new song and music video. Her team said, "The empowering message of 'Before I Knew Jesus' (Provident Label Group/Sony Music) is the latest new music from the singer/songwriter since her 2020 self-titled EP, which included 'Truth I'm Standing On' and 'Mean Girls,' and is the first of more new songs to come."
New-look 'Sunday Night Football' & 'Football Night in America' teams kick-off 2022 NFL season with Buffalo Bills & Los Angeles Rams on NBC & Peacock
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 11:30 am
Next Thursday, NBC Sports begins the 2022 NFL regular season with the "NFL Kickoff Game" between Matthew Stafford and the defending Super Bowl champion Los Angeles Rams hosting Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills on Thursday, Sept. 8, at 8:20 p.m. on NBC, Peacock and Universo from SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California. Coverage begins with a special on-site edition of "Football Night in America" at 7 p.m.
Emeli Sandé & Nile Rodgers join for new single, 'When Someone Loves You'
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 11:30 am
Internationally renowned British singer-songwriter Emeli Sandé shares her latest single - what her team called, "a gloriously upbeat, disco-tinged jam" - featuring multiple Grammy Award-winning composer, producer, arranger and guitarist Nile Rodgers.
Consumer alert: New York DCP urges families to follow guidance to help minimize risk of child identity theft
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 11:10 am
In recognition of National Child Identity Theft Awareness Day on Sept. 1, the Division of Consumer Protection (DCP) urges parents to take preventative actions to safeguard their children's identities.
ESD's Western New York office a $25 million winner of federal Build Back Better Challenge
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 11:10 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul recently announced New York's Empire State Development Western New York regional office was awarded $25 million from the federal Build Back Better Challenge, the U.S. Economic Development Administration's "marquee program" under the American Rescue Plan.
Grand Island Lions provide medical equipment
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 11:05 am
The Grand Island Lions Club continues to serve the community by offering durable medical equipment, free of charge, to those in need. Items include wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, canes and shower chairs.
DEC accepting waterfowl hunting permit lottery entries for duck hunting
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 11:05 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is accepting entries for a special permit to hunt waterfowl at two popular wildlife management areas (WMAs) in Western New York. The special permit will allow for hunting on the first Saturday and first Sunday of the Western Zone duck season at Oak Orchard and Tonawanda WMAs. The WMAs are primarily in Genesee and Niagara counties, with a small portion in Orleans and Erie counties.
DEC announces finalization of campground and day-use area unit management plan to help combat aquatic invasive species
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 11:05 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos recently announced the finalization of a unit management plan amendment to guide siting, construction, and management of watercraft decontamination facilities at DEC campgrounds and day-use areas. The construction and permanent placement of watercraft decontamination facilities supports DEC's ongoing efforts to prevent the spread of harmful aquatic invasive species (AIS).
Porter Town Board OKs water project funding
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 11:00 am
At a special meeting Monday, the Porter Town Board approved by a 4-0 vote the issuance of $6,785,000 in serial bonds to fund improvements to the town's water distribution system that comprises the Town of Porter Water District.
Niagara County Peach Festival opens Thursday with 4 days of fun at Academy Park
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 11:00 am
It was a celebration of all things peach, Lewiston and more last Friday at the Lewiston Kiwanis preview for the 64th Niagara County Peach Festival in Academy Park. The four-day event returns Sept. 8-11.
September is Baby Safety Month
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 10:35 am
Keeping baby safe and well is the No. 1 goal as a parent - so it goes without saying that every precaution is taken when creating a safe environment for baby. The fact is, most injuries can be prevented. Choosing the right baby products for your family can be overwhelming, but safety should never be compromised.
Memorial names Suitor director of public safety, emergency services
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 10:35 am
H. James Suitor has been named director of public safety and emergency services at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. He brings with him 37 years of law enforcement experience in positions including investigative, supervisory, administrative and in emergency management.
Back-to-school could mean back to nicotine addiction for some teens
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 10:30 am
With back-to-school season drawing near and COVID-19 protocols becoming less restrictive, teenagers will soon encounter more opportunities for socialization. This, unfortunately, could mean exposure to vape products, which often have high concentrations of nicotine and harm the still-developing brain.
ESD announces expansion & new location for Top Seedz in Erie County
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 10:30 am
Empire State Development recently announced the expansion of Top Seedz, an artisan cracker manufacturer, to a larger production facility at 101 Oak St., in downtown Buffalo. Presently working out of a 6,500-square-foot facility in Cheektowaga, Top Seedz will relocate to the new, 34,379-square-foot location, where it will produce and ship its crackers. The company plans to retain 28 existing jobs and hire an additional 20 to support its growth.
New exhibit, 'Artifacts: Burchfield Themed Photographs,' debuts
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 10:30 am
The Buffalo History Museum will debut a new exhibit by Jackie Albarella, "Artifacts: Burchfield Themed Photographs," at an opening reception at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7.
Seggos, Feeding New York State: 1-million-pound milestone in ongoing food waste & donation initiative
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 10:30 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Feeding New York State, the state association of New York's 10 Feeding America member food banks, recently announced a total of 1 million pounds of food was donated to hungry New Yorkers as part of the ongoing implementation of the state's Food Donation and Food Scraps Recycling Law.
Streets top of mind in Village of Lewiston
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 07:00 am
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston will vote Tuesday, Sept. 6, on lowering the speed limit from 30 mph to 25 mph. If adopted, the change in law would be effective throughout the municipality - and not just on Center Street.
Obituary: Geraldine E. Normandin
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 07:00 am
Geraldine E. Normandin, "Gerri," age 78, a resident of Grand Island for more than 50 years, sadly passed away Aug. 21, 2022 after a hard-fought battle at Roswell.
Tase elected president of FASNY
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 07:00 am
The Firefighters Association of the State of New York announced the election of Edward Tase Jr. of Lockport as FASNY president at its 150th annual convention in Westchester. He was sworn into office by FASNY Chaplain Emeritus Wayne Jagow of Wrights Corners.
Lewiston Garden Club has successful summer
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 07:00 am
Over the summer, Lewiston Garden Club members have been caring for the flowers and the gardens in Hennepin Park, at the Lewiston Library, and around the Lewiston Museum.
Historical Association will spotlight award winners at 'Lewiston Jeopardy'
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 07:00 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston has announced its 2022 award winners, who will be honored at "Lewiston Jeopardy." This event is slated for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Brickyard Brewing Company's banquet room on Center Street.
Interview: Jeremy Camp brings 'I Still Believe Tour' to Buffalo
Thu, Sep 1st 2022 09:10 pm
The story of Job has been shared over the years in myriad church and Sunday school sessions. For many, that's all it is - a story. But for Jeremy Camp, a key question within the 42-chapter book became all too real when his 21-year-old wife died 21 years ago.
Q&A: Katy Nichole's life takes unexpected turns, leading to unimaginable blessings
Thu, Sep 1st 2022 09:05 pm
None of this was supposed to happen to Katy Nichole.
Recycler gifts $12,000 to Camp Good Days, kicking off National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Thu, Sep 1st 2022 09:00 pm
Local electronics recycler Sunnking presented a $12,696.63 check to Camp Good Days and Special Times, a local nonprofit organization helping children and families dealing with cancer.
Higgins, Visit Buffalo Niagara & Destination Niagara USA lead discussion on economic impact of travel & tourism
Thu, Sep 1st 2022 11:10 am
Congressman Brian Higgins on Wednesday joined representatives from Visit Buffalo Niagara and Destination Niagara USA for a roundtable discussion led by the U.S. Travel Association. Western New York leaders, organizations and destinations chatted about the importance of travel and tourism to the local economy.
24th annual 'Kidz 'N' Kites' finds new location in 2022
Thu, Sep 1st 2022 11:10 am
The Niagara County Youth Bureau and Niagara County Department of Social Services announce the 24th annual "Kidz 'N' Kites" event will take place Saturday, Sept. 17, at North Tonawanda's Gratwick Riverside Park.
Niagara Falls City School District recognizes Bloneva Bond
Wed, Aug 31st 2022 06:20 pm
The Niagara Falls City School District (NFCSD) officially renamed Niagara Street School Bloneva Bond Primary at a ceremony held Tuesday afternoon in the school auditorium at 2513 Niagara St. On hand were Bond's family members, former board members she served with, current NFCSD Board of Education members, teachers and staff.
DEC finalizes regulation to 'expand, improve wild turkey hunting'
Wed, Aug 31st 2022 01:45 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced changes to wild turkey hunting regulations that will provide hunters additional hunting opportunities. The finalized regulation establishes a spring turkey season in Suffolk County in 2023, with a season limit of one bearded bird, and makes No. 9 shot legal for hunting turkeys statewide during the fall and spring seasons.
Lockport Palace Theatre: Local performer finds his 'Corner Of The Sky'
Wed, Aug 31st 2022 01:45 pm
A Western New York native is finding his "Corner Of The Sky" on the Palace Theatre stage this September.
Tops kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month; partners with Hispanos Unidos de Buffalo
Wed, Aug 31st 2022 01:45 pm
Tops Friendly Markets, along with vendor partners Badia, GOYA, NY Produce and Romero Foods, will support National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15) and local organizations such as Hispanos Unidos de Buffalo Inc.
Community Missions in need of supplies
Wed, Aug 31st 2022 01:40 pm
Community Missions is in need of nonperishable food items to stock its pantry and serve the needs of the less-fortunate. Canned goods, peanut butter, jelly, spaghetti sauce, pasta, rice and soup can be dropped off at 1570 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls.
Greater Niagara Ballet Company hosts 'Nutcracker' auditions
Wed, Aug 31st 2022 01:40 pm
The Greater Niagara Ballet Company's "The Nutcracker" is returning Dec. 9-10 to the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center. The family-friendly holiday show features local dancers, guest artists and character performers.
 

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