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Lady Falcons fall to Hamburg in semifinals
Tue, Nov 5th 2019 10:30 pm
For the last two years, the Niagara-Wheatfield Lady Falcons volleyball team had appeared in the Section VI Class A finals. Vying for a third straight visit Tuesday night, the team fell short on the court versus the Hamburg Bulldogs, 3-1.
$13,000-plus donated to Lewiston inclusive playground
Tue, Nov 5th 2019 06:30 pm
Two large gifts to the new playground project were announced prior to Monday's Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees work session.
'Dancing with the Stars': Spice Girls' Emma Bunton, *NSYNC's Joey Fatone guest judges on 'Boy Band & Girl Group Night'
Tue, Nov 5th 2019 05:25 pm
For the first time ever - and joining judges Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba - two guest judges will be in the ballroom: Emma Bunton (Baby Spice) of the Spice Girls and Joey Fatone of *NSYNC (a "DWTS" alum). Bunton will judge the girl group dances, while Fatone will judge the boy band dances.
Study: A mother's warmth & sensitivity can mitigate obesity risk factors in infants experiencing significant prenatal and early adversity
Tue, Nov 5th 2019 05:20 pm
The deleterious effects that obesity has on an individual's health and the difficulty of reversing it in adults are well-known, ranging from diabetes and heart disease to cancer. For these reasons, obesity prevention in babies and children in populations at high risk is increasingly seen as a critical way to address the obesity epidemic.
'A Tribute to the Edmund Fitzgerald' returns to BBC
Tue, Nov 5th 2019 05:20 pm
"The Legend Lives On."... At 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, Lewiston Council on the Arts proudly presents "A Tribute to the Edmund Fitzgerald" at the Brickyard Brewing Company, 436 Center St., Lewiston. This multisensory, multimedia tribute will be hosted by artist and Edmund Fitzgerald enthusiast Thomas Paul Asklar, who will commemorate the 44th anniversary of the disaster.
Country Music Association: Kris Kristofferson recipient of 2019 Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award
Tue, Nov 5th 2019 05:20 pm
The Country Music Association has revealed its 2019 Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award recipient: iconic country music star Kris Kristofferson.
American Ambulance Association honors American Medical Response in Buffalo with AMBY Award
Tue, Nov 5th 2019 05:00 pm
American Medical Response in Buffalo will receive an AMBY Award today at the American Ambulance Association's annual conference and trade show awards reception in Nashville. AMR will receive an AMBY in the Employee Programs category.
Tom Fontana featured as a 'Giant of Buffalo' by Buffalo History Museum
Tue, Nov 5th 2019 04:55 pm
The Buffalo History Museum continues its tradition of "Giants of Buffalo," a series of programs dedicated to individuals who have made extraordinary contributions in their life's vocation, with "Giants of Buffalo Film: Tom Fontana."
Memorial announces 2020 Premier co-chairs
Tue, Nov 5th 2019 04:55 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has named its co-chairs for the 2020 Premier, the medical center's annual black tie gala: Rajinder Bajwa, M.D., F.I.D.S.A.; Simmanjeet Mangat, M.D.; Marnie LaVigne, Ph.D.; and Robert Fohl.
Niagara Global Tourism Institute's TReC joins Business Incubator Association of New York State
Tue, Nov 5th 2019 04:55 pm
Niagara University's Niagara Global Tourism Institute announced the affiliation of its emerging TReC incubator with the Business Incubator Association of New York State Inc.
Josh Groban headlines February lineup at Fallsview Casino
Tue, Nov 5th 2019 04:50 pm
Big names in entertainment are coming to Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort in February 2020, including award-winning singer and songwriter Josh Groban, country sensation Scotty McCreery, pop legend Peter Noone and comedian Nick Offerman.
Artpark to welcome AWOLNATION, Andrew McMahon
Tue, Nov 5th 2019 04:50 pm
Funtime Presents and Artpark & Company welcome AWOLNATION "The Lightning Riders Tour" with special guest Andrew McMahon for an amphitheater performance on Sunday, May 31, 2020. The show also features performances by The Beaches and Bleeker.
Rochester-bound: Falcons soccer wins Class A title
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 11:35 pm
All postseason, the magic number for the Niagara-Wheatfield boys soccer team has been two. Monday night, the Falcons continued the trend, as the team defeated Williamsville South, 2-0, to clinch the Section VI Class A title.
'Chicago P.D.': Is it time for Jay to leave Voight?
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 04:35 pm
With Antonio AWOL, both "Chicago P.D." fans and pundits expected Jay to become the voice of reason inside the intelligence unit - and maybe even a pseudo-conscience for Voight. What they didn't expect was Halstead to go full-on Hank.
Colvin Cleaners needs kids coats for 24th annual 'Coats 4 Kids' program
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 01:55 pm
Colvin Cleaners is asking Western New Yorkers to go through their closets and donate gently used or new winter coats, jackets, gloves, hats and scarves for toddlers to young adults for families in need this winter season. The company is in desperate need of winter coats for children, from toddler to teens.
Alzheimer's Association, CVS Health join forces to fight Alzheimer's
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 01:55 pm
The Alzheimer's Association and CVS Health announced a three-year corporate partnership aimed at fighting Alzheimer's - a disease impacting more than 5 million Americans and 16 million caregivers across the country. The partnership is launching with an in-store fundraising campaign that will provide $10 million to support Alzheimer's Association programs, including those aimed at caregiver education, care and support, and disease research.
Niagara Falls USA welcomes World Karate Commission Championships
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 01:55 pm
This week, Niagara Falls USA is hosting the World Karate Commission Championships at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls. This internationally recognized event will bring approximately 2,000 families to the city from across the country and the world.
Harry Styles' new album, 'Fine Line,' releasing globally Dec. 13
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 01:50 pm
Harry Styles has announced his anticipated new album, "Fine Line," will release globally on Friday, Dec. 13. It will be available for pre-save and pre-order tomorrow. Visit
Niagara Wine Trail: 'Share the Bounty' this weekend
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 01:50 pm
For well over a decade now, the Niagara Wine Trail USA wineries have partnered with local food banks and charitable organizations - and this year is no different. To ensure a bountiful holiday season for area residents in need, the annual "Share the Bounty" event will be held Veterans Day Weekend, Nov. 9-11.
SBA begins National Veterans Small Business Week
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 01:50 pm
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is celebrating the accomplishments of veteran, service member and military spouse small business owners nationwide during National Veterans Small Business Week, designated nationally this year as Nov. 4-8.
Lewiston's 'Circle of Honor' unveiling slated for Veterans Day evening
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 12:00 pm
After nearly two years of planning, fundraising, engineering and construction, the new Veterans of Foreign Wars "Circle of Honor" will be dedicated during a nighttime ceremony at 6:15 p.m. Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11.
Spaghetti dinner at Our Lady of Fatima Shrine
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 12:00 pm
Our Lady of Fatima Shrine Knights of Columbus Council No. 14622 will hosts its 11th annual spaghetti dinner from 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, in the Shrine dining hall, 1023 Swann Road, Lewiston.
'CMA Country Christmas' to air Dec. 3 on ABC
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 12:00 pm
As previously announced, country superstar Trisha Yearwood will host and perform on the 10th annual "CMA Country Christmas," airing Tuesday, Dec. 3 (9 p.m. EST), on ABC. "CMA Country Christmas" features Christmas classics and festive one-of-a-kind collaborations by artists including Kristin Chenoweth, for KING & COUNTRY, Chris Janson, Tori Kelly, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Runaway June, CeCe Winans, Brett Young and Chris Young.
'Dolly Parton: Here She Comes Again!' airs Nov. 12 on ABC
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 11:55 am
As music fans around the world get ready to celebrate "Country Music's Biggest Night," ABC airs its 11th annual pre-CMA Awards special. Hosted by ABC News' Robin Roberts, "Dolly Parton: Here She Comes Again!" airs Tuesday, Nov. 12 (10 p.m. EST).
3-time Golden Globe nominee Ellen DeGeneres to receive Carol Burnett Award at 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 11:55 am
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced three-time Golden Globe nominee Ellen DeGeneres will receive the Carol Burnett Award. She is the second recipient to be honored with the accolade, the first having been its namesake, Carol Burnett. DeGeneres will accept the honor at Hollywood's "Party of the Year" on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020 airing live at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.
HAL releases 9th annual holiday ornament
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 07:00 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston announced the release of its ninth annual holiday ornament, featuring Apple Granny Restaurant.
Bazaar & sale on Election Day
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 07:00 am
First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston will hold a bazaar and white elephant sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday Nov. 5, at the church, South Fifth and Cayuga streets. Available will be baked goods, jams and jellies, pies, cookies, and better white elephant treasures, including jewelry.
Medicare educational symposium at Lewiston Library
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 07:00 am
A Medicare educational symposium will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the Lewiston Public Library Community Room, 305 S. Eighth St.
AG James provides funds for police body-worn cameras to Buffalo, Niagara Falls & Amherst police departments
Sat, Nov 2nd 2019 10:05 am
Earlier this week, Attorney General Letitia James presented the Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Amherst police departments with funds to support body-worn camera (BWC) programs. The BPD received $150,000 for 300 BWCs, the APD received $37,240 for 49 BWCs, and the NFPD will receive $51,759 for 93 BWCs and eight BWC docking stations.
Attorney William Mattar hosts pet photo contest during 'Rescue a Shelter Animal' campaign
Sat, Nov 2nd 2019 10:05 am
William Mattar law offices kicked off its "Rescue a Shelter Animal" campaign Friday, highlighting the importance of rescuing an animal in need from a local shelter or animal rescue. The initiative takes place throughout November and features a pet photo contest. Mattar will also make surprise visits to local shelters and donate needed supplies.
New York announces $16.4 million in homelessness aid
Sat, Nov 2nd 2019 10:05 am
Earlier this week, the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance announced $16.4 million in annual funding for 64 nonprofit organizations and local government entities throughout the state to assist individuals and families at risk of becoming homeless or those experiencing homelessness. The "Solutions to End Homelessness" program provides funding to help New Yorkers avoid eviction, secure permanent housing, and receive services that can help them on the path to stability.
Dollar General now open in Niagara Falls
Sat, Nov 2nd 2019 10:00 am
Dollar General's newest store, at 3622 Hyde Park Blvd., Niagara Falls, is open for business. In its new location, Dollar General will offer area residents a convenient new place to shop for everyday essentials at low prices.
New York State Smokers' Quitline hosts two webinars in November
Sat, Nov 2nd 2019 07:00 am
The New York State Smokers' Quitline invites all health care professionals to attend free one-hour webinars in November.
Tribute to Clyde Burmaster
Sat, Nov 2nd 2019 07:00 am
Shown in a storefront window across the street from the post office in Ransomville is a tribute to former 1st District Niagara County Legislator Clyde Burmaster, who lost his lengthy battle to cancer earlier this fall. It was prepared by Ransomville resident Ruth Anne Buzzard, who wrote, "The Hamlet of Ransomville gives a Hometown Tribute to their friend, and Niagara County Legislator Clyde Burmaster.
Lewiston residents encouraged to participate in census
Sat, Nov 2nd 2019 07:00 am
Former Deputy Treasurer Edward Walker, now an employee with the U.S. Census Bureau, provided the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees with an update on the 2020 decennial census at the start of the Oct. 21 monthly meeting.
Lewiston Town Board introduces moratorium on solar projects
Sat, Nov 2nd 2019 07:00 am
Amid public outcry against the influx of new solar farms in the town, the Lewiston Town Board introduced a moratorium that would temporarily halt new proposals for industrial-scale solar facilities in the area for six months. The moratorium is set to be voted on following a newly scheduled public hearing at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14.
LPD: Cast your vote for Shadow
Sat, Nov 2nd 2019 07:00 am
You've likely seen a dog on patrol around the River Region with the Lewiston Police Department. He's better known as "Shadow," a striking black German shepherd who is LPD's latest member of a nearly 10-year-old K-9 patrol unit.
Obituary: Peter S. Fabiano
Sat, Nov 2nd 2019 07:00 am
Peter S. Fabiano of Grand Island entered into rest Oct. 28, 2019, from a heart attack at the age of 47.
Erie County Sheriff's Office: K9 Viva receives donated body armor
Sat, Nov 2nd 2019 07:00 am
Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard announced this week that Erie County Sheriff's Office K9 Viva has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9s Inc.
Town of Grand Island: Veterans Day ceremony
Sat, Nov 2nd 2019 07:00 am
The Grand Island Recreation Department reports the town's annual Veterans Day ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at the Memorial Wall of Veterans Park, 1717 Bedell Road.

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