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US Fish & Wildlife Service addresses Northern Access Pipeline Project
Fri, Aug 11th 2017 02:25 pm
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released a report stating it concurs with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's determination that National Fuel's proposed Northern Access Pipeline Project wouldn't negatively affect animal species during construction.
Town of Wheatfield Board awards bid for fence around former landfill
Fri, Aug 11th 2017 02:25 pm
The Wheatfield Town Board accepted a bid from New York State Fence for the installation of a fence around the former Niagara Sanitation Landfill on Nash Road. The landfill previously accepted waste from various chemical companies.
Make new friends at Wheatfield Family Picnic
Fri, Aug 11th 2017 02:20 pm
The 39th annual Wheatfield Family Picnic will provide free entertainment, activities and affordable food for the whole family to enjoy on Sunday, Aug. 27, at Fairmount Park, 3185 Steig Road.
Total solar eclipses happen every 18 months. So why is this one rare?
Fri, Aug 11th 2017 07:00 am
Total solar eclipses - when skies darken as the moon moves between the Earth and the sun - happen roughly every 18 months.
Jacobs unveils 'Veteran of the Month' program
Thu, Aug 10th 2017 04:35 pm
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs unveiled a new program Thursday that will pay tribute to veterans throughout the 60th Senate District. The senator is actively seeking nominees for his new "Veteran of the Month" program, with the first recipient to be honored this October.
ESD: Ross D. Levi appointed as executive director of tourism
Thu, Aug 10th 2017 04:30 pm
Empire State Development on Thursday announced Ross D. Levi has been promoted to executive director of tourism. He will lead the iconic "I Love New York" tourism program and help coordinate marketing efforts to increase awareness and promote statewide tourism visitation.
PSC joins effort to raise awareness for national 811 'Dig Safely Day'
Thu, Aug 10th 2017 04:30 pm
The New York State Public Service Commission, to encourage residents and excavators to dig safely, joined a nationwide effort that recognizes Aug. 11 as national "811 Day" to remind New York residents to always dial 811 to request underground utility lines be marked before any digging.
Friday's Mega Millions jackpot is now $393
Thu, Aug 10th 2017 04:25 pm
The jackpot for Friday's Mega Millions drawing is now $393,000,000. The $11,000,000 jump is due to brisk sales across all 46 participating lottery jurisdictions.
Micah Tyler set to release full-length album 'Different'
Thu, Aug 10th 2017 04:25 pm
Texas-based singer, songwriter Micah Tyler will release his first full-length record, "Different," with Fair Trade Services on Oct. 20.
'For What It's Worth': Liam Gallagher releases new song
Thu, Aug 10th 2017 04:25 pm
Liam Gallagher's high-profile return has already encompassed life-affirming live shows around the world with more than 12 million streams of the lead track "Wall Of Glass," and the recent "Chinatown," which Rolling Stone compared to the Oasis classic "Champagne Supernova."
Niagara Falls Memorial to expand bariatric and minimally invasive surgery program
Thu, Aug 10th 2017 04:25 pm
A surgeon with several publications and significant research to her credit will be joining the medical staff at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Tanya Tucker releases 'Forever Loving You' in memory of Glen Campbell
Thu, Aug 10th 2017 04:20 pm
In recent years, groundbreaking country music icon Tanya Tucker has been quietly writing and recording new music while coping with a wave of emotions surrounding Glen Campbell's battle with Alzheimer's disease.
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge & Prince Harry revisit week following their mother's death in 'Diana, 7 Days' documentary
Thu, Aug 10th 2017 04:20 pm
"Diana, 7 Days" a two-hour documentary that captures the tumultuous week following the 1997 death of Princess Diana - and how her tragedy had such an extraordinary effect on the U.K. and the world - will air on NBC Friday, Sept. 1 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT). It is produced by Sandpaper Films for the BBC.
Fallsview Casino Resort awarded 5 2017 TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence
Thu, Aug 10th 2017 04:20 pm
Fallsview Casino Resort has won five 2017 TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence.
Miss New York Gabrielle Walter offers encouragement, advice to Peach Queen contestants
Thu, Aug 10th 2017 02:05 pm
2018 Miss New York Gabrielle Walter was the guest speaker at the annual Peach Queen dinner on Wednesday. The Clarence native encouraged 12 attending contestants to live with purpose, give back to others, and rely on their families when times get tough.
Meet Zara: Aquarium of Niagara names new harbor seal pup
Thu, Aug 10th 2017 10:45 am
On Thursday, the Aquarium of Niagara revealed the name of its new harbor seal pup: Zara.
Chris Brown honored by Artpark & Company
Wed, Aug 9th 2017 05:55 pm
Artpark & Company recently announced a special dedication in honor of the late Christopher H. Brown, its former board chairman.
10th summer of Artpark 'Free Family Movie Night' debuts Monday
Wed, Aug 9th 2017 05:50 pm
Artpark & Company's annual "Free Family Movie Night," celebrating its 10th season in 2017, will present two award-winning features at the Outdoor Amphitheater this month.
Jacobs: President should declare opioid/heroin crisis a 'national state of emergency'
Wed, Aug 9th 2017 05:50 pm
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs, co-chair of the New York State Senate's Heroin and Opioid Task Force, announced Wednesday his objections to President Donald Trump's decision not to declare the country's heroin and opioid epidemic a "national emergency."
New Era Field 'Uber Zone' to debut at Bills preseason opener Thursday
Wed, Aug 9th 2017 01:45 pm
As Buffalo Bills fans prepare for the upcoming season, they will now have a new option for attending games with the arrival of Uber, the "Official Rideshare Partner of the Buffalo Bills."
Niagara Falls Community Development seeks north end food access proposals
Wed, Aug 9th 2017 01:45 pm
The Niagara Falls Community Development Department is seeking competitive proposals for sale/access to fresh food options, located in but not limited to, in Federal Census Tracts 202 and 204. Proposals are due to the department on Sept. 8.
NCCC, YWCA, Niagara County Sheriff's Office partner to assist victims of sexual assault
Wed, Aug 9th 2017 01:00 pm
Representatives from Niagara County Community College, the YWCA of the Niagara Frontier Rape Crisis Program and the Niagara County Sheriff's Victim Assistance Unit signed a memorandum of understanding on Tuesday, to formalize their ongoing efforts to provide services for sexual assault victims at the college.
PHOTOS: Gov't Mule at Artpark
Wed, Aug 9th 2017 11:20 am
Artpark & Company welcomed blues rock/jam band Gov't Mule to the Outdoor Amphitheater as part of this week's "Tuesdays in the Park" concert series.
'Battle of the Businesses' at annual OUN bartending event
Wed, Aug 9th 2017 10:15 am
The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q. is hosting Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara's annual "Celebrity Bartending" event - this year dubbed "Battle of the Businesses" - from 5:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17. The event will benefit the more than 600 individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities whom the agency supports.
Excelsior! Cineplex Events presents 'Extraordinary: Stan Lee' live from Los Angeles
Wed, Aug 9th 2017 09:30 am
Cineplex Events will present a once-in-a-lifetime tribute to the career of the legendary Stan Lee, creator of iconic characters such as the X-Men, Spider-Man, Iron Man, The Avengers, Incredible Hulk and countless others.
French Duo Les Twins crowned first winner of NBC's 'World of Dance'
Wed, Aug 9th 2017 09:15 am
Les Twins, the talented twin brothers who made their way from performing on the streets of Paris to sharing a stage with Beyoncé, Jay-Z and Missy Elliot, have been crowned the best dancers in the world and the first champions of NBC's "World of Dance," summer's No. 1 new entertainment series.
UB announces changes to the 2017-18 bus schedule
Wed, Aug 9th 2017 09:15 am
Officials from the University at Buffalo announced changes in the university bus schedule for the 2017-18 academic year.
Macy's hosts 12th annual 'Shop For A Cause' to benefit March of Dimes
Wed, Aug 9th 2017 07:00 am
From Thursday, Aug. 10, to Sunday, Aug. 13, Macy's will offer customers a way to save big while giving back to the health of moms and babies.
Roger Daltrey, Sarah McLachlan, Huey Lewis and the News highlight November entertainment at Fallsview
Tue, Aug 8th 2017 05:10 pm
Fallsview Casino Resort presents a November to remember, with entertainment including rock legends Roger Daltrey and Jefferson Starship, Canadian music icon Sarah McLachlan, '80s hit makers Huey Lewis and the News, and Storia Italiana, featuring acclaimed Italian musicians Orchestra Casadei, Cosetta Gigli, Ron and I Vianella.
10th annual Walk Off Hunger raises record-breaking $93,000
Tue, Aug 8th 2017 05:00 pm
The 10th annual Walk Off Hunger, presented by Life Storage, raised a record-breaking $93,000 for the Food Bank of WNY. The proceeds from the event will help the Food Bank of WNY provide approximately 558,000 nutritious meals for hungry local families.
Thunder on the Niagara roars along NT shore
Tue, Aug 8th 2017 04:50 pm
Despite poor weather conditions, hydroplanes raced over the Niagara River's turbulent waters last weekend at Thunder on the Niagara.
Live musical event 'A Christmas Story' to premiere Sunday, Dec. 17, on FOX
Tue, Aug 8th 2017 04:50 pm
FOX's next live musical event, "A Christmas Story," will air Sunday, Dec. 17 (7-10 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), live on FOX.
FOX announces new singing competition series 'The Four'
Tue, Aug 8th 2017 04:45 pm
FOX has ordered the new singing competition series "The Four," it was announced Tuesday by Dana Walden and Gary Newman, chairmen and CEOs, Fox Television Group.
Goo Goo Dolls offers fans chance to win a private performance through Omaze
Tue, Aug 8th 2017 04:45 pm
On Tuesday, the Goo Goo Dolls announced a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for fans through Omaze, the premier site for online charitable giving. While in the midst of their "Long Way Home" summer tour in support of the release of their new EP, "You Should Be Happy," the band is partnering with Omaze to offer the chance to win the ultimate concert experience.
Eastern Niagara welcomes new OBGYN physician to Lockport
Tue, Aug 8th 2017 04:45 pm
Eastern Niagara Hospital recently welcomed Adina A. Ionescu, M.D., to its medical staff.
Dyster, Higgins cut ribbon on 70th Street Park
Tue, Aug 8th 2017 04:45 pm
On Tuesday, Niagara Falls Mayor Paul A. Dyster joined Congressman Brian Higgins, members of the Niagara Falls City Council and local officials to cut the ribbon on the 70th Street Park improvement project.
Cuomo: No-cost or lower-cost Naloxone available at pharmacies across New York
Tue, Aug 8th 2017 04:40 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a first-in-the-nation program to provide no-cost or lower-cost naloxone at pharmacies across New York.
Cuomo: More than $3.1 million for emergency food assistance in Western New York
Tue, Aug 8th 2017 04:40 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday announced $3.1 million has been awarded to four emergency food relief organizations in Western New York through the Hunger Prevention and Nutrition Assistance Program, administered by the Department of Health.
'America's Choice' voting now open for 97th Miss America Competition live broadcast
Tue, Aug 8th 2017 04:40 pm
The Miss America Organization, dick clark productions and ABC announced voting is now open for the "America's Choice" contestant.
Yelp representative to speak with local business owners
Tue, Aug 8th 2017 04:35 pm
On Monday, Aug. 14, Destination Niagara USA and Niagara Falls Community Development will welcome a representative from social media giant Yelp to speak directly with local business owners.
 

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