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Town of Lewiston Board, again, tables Rubino brothers' PUD concept plan
Sat, Oct 14th 2017 07:00 am
With Councilmember Bill Geiben absent from the session, the Lewiston Town Board took no action Thursday on the concept plan for the Rubino brothers' planned unit development off of Upper Mountain Road and Bronson Drive.
Above and Beyond: Annual state of readiness inspection held
Sat, Oct 14th 2017 07:00 am
On Saturday, Oct. 7, Grand Island firefighters, medics/emergency medical technicians, and cadets reported to fire headquarters for their annual state of readiness inspection by Fire Chief Chris Soluri.
Village of Lewiston Planning Board backs St. Peter's playground project, approves Fairchild aesthetics
Sat, Oct 14th 2017 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Planning Commission received an update on the second phase of St. Peter R.C. Church's construction plan during its monthly meeting on Tuesday.
Lewiston Garden Club meeting
Sat, Oct 14th 2017 07:00 am
The Lewiston Garden Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, at Messiah Lutheran Church, 915 Oneida St, Lewiston.
HS Football: Niagara-Wheatfield loses school's first night game
Sat, Oct 14th 2017 12:25 am
In his post-game speech coach Russ Nixon said, "This is a night you guys will never forget." The statement is fitting, as the Falcons made history playing the school's first game under Friday night lights at Terry Harvey Field. The Falcons lost the homecoming battle with Class AA power Williamsville North, 49-14.
Bellreng's puts brakes on breast cancer
Fri, Oct 13th 2017 07:05 pm
Bellreng's Towing and Automotive, a AAA contractor, is going pink to raise awareness of breast cancer, which will likely kill more than 40,000 women this year according to the American Cancer Society. Bellreng's has unveiled a pink customer car to transport customers who need a ride while their vehicle is being serviced.
DEC finalizes consent order with Allied Waste Landfill for odor complaints
Fri, Oct 13th 2017 07:05 pm
Allied Waste Niagara Falls Landfill in Niagara Falls has been fined $75,000 after an investigation confirmed the landfill as the primary source of repeated sulfur and garbage-type odor complaints, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced.
Obituary: Dennis Miller
Fri, Oct 13th 2017 06:30 pm
Dennis Miller, a longtime resident of Grand Island, died Oct. 7, 2017, at Elderwood at Wheatfield after a battle with Lewy body dementia. He was 77.
Town of Niagara presents tentative budget
Fri, Oct 13th 2017 06:25 pm
The Town of Niagara Town Board presented a tentative $8,993,501 budget for 2018 during a brief meeting on Thursday.
Stevenson wins Green Party line
Fri, Oct 13th 2017 06:25 pm
Twenty-four-year-old first-time candidate Random M. Stevenson has won the Green Party Line for Niagara County legislator District 7. The district covers parts of Wheatfield and North Tonawanda, and he is the first Green Party member to win this line.
NT opens new youth center
Fri, Oct 13th 2017 06:25 pm
The North Tonawanda Youth Center had its grand opening on Saturday in front of numerous families and NT Mayor Arthur Pappas. The center, located at The Hope Center, 383 Vandervoort St., gave tours of the new facility and welcomed NT residents with popcorn, pizza and various activities.
Tails, Troops & Tunes in Town of Niagara
Fri, Oct 13th 2017 06:25 pm
Town of Niagara Veterans Memorial Park was filled with dogs and veterans on Saturday, as Niagara Rises hosted a fundraiser in collaboration with Dog Tags of New York.
10 remaining couples bring magic of Disney to life on ballroom floor when 'Disney Night' comes to 'Dancing With The Stars'
Fri, Oct 13th 2017 06:10 pm
The 10 remaining celebrities will transform into some of the most magical Disney characters from their favorite Disney films and celebrate the magnificence of "Disney Night," on "Dancing with the Stars," live, Monday, Oct. 16 (8-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.
Tears for Fears still 'Rule The World' with greatest hits album out Nov. 10
Fri, Oct 13th 2017 06:10 pm
Following a sold-out summer arena tour highlighted by their triumphant U.K. return in front of 65,000-plus fans as special guests of The Killers during British Summer Time Festival at Hyde Park, Tears for Fears (Roland Orzabal - vocals, guitar, keyboards - and Curt Smith - vocals, bass, keyboards) close out 2017 with the release of their first career-spanning greatest hits album, "Rule The World."
'Weird Al' Yankovic's 'The Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour' headed to Buffalo
Fri, Oct 13th 2017 06:10 pm
The University at Buffalo Center for the Arts presents " 'Weird Al" Yankovic: The Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour" with special guest Emo Philips at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, 2018.
NYSHealth awards OpenNotes grant to NFMMC
Fri, Oct 13th 2017 06:10 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has been named one of seven hospitals statewide to be awarded a New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) grant to implement OpenNotes, a national movement that gives patients and their caregivers access to the clinical notes written by health care providers.
Niagara Falls: Annual 'Halloween Happenings' at Aquarium of Niagara
Fri, Oct 13th 2017 06:10 pm
Follow the yellow brick road through the Aquarium of Niagara from 3-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, for "Halloween Happenings."
Epic Records & Sony Pictures Animation announce 'The Star' soundtrack album available Oct. 27
Fri, Oct 13th 2017 06:10 pm
In anticipation of the worldwide release of Sony Pictures Animation's animated motion picture "The Star, in theaters Nov. 17, Epic Records and Sony Pictures Animation will release "The Star: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack" in stores and online Oct. 27. The album, featuring new music from Mariah Carey, is available for pre-order HERE.
Josh Groban announces release of 'Noël (Deluxe Edition)' in celebration of its 10th anniversary
Fri, Oct 13th 2017 06:10 pm
Multiplatinum, international recording artist and songwriter Josh Groban will release a deluxe version of his beloved Christmas album "Noël" on CD and all digital formats on Nov. 3 via Reprise Records. The album can be pre-ordered HERE.
'The Chew' is all-new with Dolly Parton, Zac Posen, Joanna Garcia Swisher, Gabrielle Union, Mike Golic & 'Cake Boss' Buddy Valastro
Fri, Oct 13th 2017 06:10 pm
This October, "The Chew" co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall and Clinton Kelly are scaring up all the fabulous flavors of fall with stellar guests, spectacularly spooky Halloween ideas and must-know tips for mouthwatering meals and easy entertaining.
'Top Chef' heads to Colorado for season 15 beginning Thursday, Dec. 7
Fri, Oct 13th 2017 06:10 pm
Bravo Media's "Top Chef" embarks on an epic culinary adventure through the state of Colorado for season 15, kicking off with three weeks of supersized premieres beginning Thursday, Dec. 7 (10-11:15 p.m. ET/PT). The Emmy and James Beard Award-winning series will follow 15 diverse chefs from across the country as they battle it out for the coveted title amid the breathtaking landscapes and thriving culinary scenes in Denver, Boulder, Telluride and Aspen.
International conference to focus on Buffalo as the capital of American arts & crafts movement
Fri, Oct 13th 2017 06:00 pm
Jack Quinan, University at Buffalo Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus and a noted expert on Frank Lloyd Wright, will deliver the keynote address at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, for a groundbreaking three-day conference that directs attention to Buffalo as the epicenter of the American arts and crafts movement.
Artpark & Company board reviews season, elects 4 new directors
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 04:15 pm
Artpark & Company's annual meeting was held Tuesday. Directors reviewed what they deemed a vibrant season of music, visual arts, theater, public art and education.
Buffalo Sabres 'Bowl-A-Rama' set for Nov. 29
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 04:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Thursday announced the "Bowl-A-Rama" celebrity bowling tournament presented by Dave & Adam's will return from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Buffalo Sabres Foundation.
18th annual Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise & Clambake raises $25,000 for Niagara Hospice
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 04:10 pm
Proceeds from The Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise & Clambake were presented to Niagara Hospice on Wednesday. The fundraising event, held Friday, July 10, and celebrating its 18th year, raised $25,274.14.
Kenan Center to present 'Cinderella' with nationally renowned Missoula Children's Theatre
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 04:10 pm
For a 15th year, the Kenan Center is bringing back the nationally acclaimed Missoula Children's Theatre to present an original musical version of "Cinderella" on Oct. 21 at the Historic Palace Theatre, 2 East Ave., Lockport.
New Jingle Falls USA event announced at Niagara Falls Visitors Center
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 12:50 pm
Representatives of Niagara Falls gathered at the Niagara Falls Visitor Center on Thursday to announce Jingle Falls USA, a series of holiday activities and celebrations designed to appeal to families and attract guests.
Buffalo, Rochester metro regions announce strategic collaboration in pursuit of Amazon HQ2
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 12:00 pm
On Thursday, Invest Buffalo Niagara (InBN) - the nonprofit, privately funded economic development organization representing the eight counties of Western New York - and Greater Rochester Enterprise (GRE) - the economic development organization committed to attracting new capital investments, creating regional wealth and new jobs throughout the nine counties of Greater Rochester - announced a joint collaboration between the Buffalo and Rochester metro regions in pursuit of Amazon's proposed second North American headquarters (HQ2).
'Give for Greatness' 2017 grant applications now being accepted
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 12:00 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York announced grant applications are now being accepted for its Give for Greatness program. Grants providing general operating support in the amount of $1,000 each will be distributed thanks to several fundraising initiatives throughout the year.
Lead role of Ralphie Parker cast in FOX's live musical event, 'A Christmas Story Live!'
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 11:55 am
After a nationwide digital casting call, 11-year-old Andy Walken, from Seattle, Washington, was cast in the role of Ralphie Parker, the lead character in FOX's live musical event, "A Christmas Story Live!," airing Sunday, Dec. 17 (7-10 p.m. ET live/PT tape-delayed), on FOX.
Niagara University theater faculty featured in 'Marshall'
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 11:55 am
The Western New York region plays a starring role in the Hollywood biopic on Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, which hits theaters nationwide this Friday. So, too, do three Niagara University theater faculty members, who appear in key "Marshall" scenes alongside high-profile actors Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad and Kate Hudson.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital Board of Associates hosts annual pancake breakfast Sunday, Nov. 5
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 11:55 am
The Board of Associates of Mount St. Mary's Hospital is sponsoring its annual Tony Guthrie Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, at Lewiston No. 1 firehall on North Sixth Street in the Village of Lewiston.
Ancient Order of Hibernians awards scholarship to Niagara Catholic student
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 11:50 am
Kevin O'Brien, president of the Reverend James J. Browne Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians in Niagara Falls, and James Andrews, chairman of the division's scholarship committee, recently presented the division's annual George B. Reed Memorial Scholarship to Niagara Catholic High School student Courtney O'Gara.
Western New York Regional Economic Development Council submits 2017 progress report
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 11:00 am
The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council on Wednesday announced it has submitted its 2017 progress report - titled "A Strategy for Prosperity" - to New York state. The progress report details the council's achievements in implementing its strategic plan, reflects Western New York's progress on efforts to ensure sustainable and long-term growth in the five county region, and to leverage the region's advantages in key industry sectors, including advanced manufacturing, agriculture, binational logistics, energy, health and life sciences, higher education, professional services and tourism.
Buffalo Bills linebacker, Niagara-Wheatfield alum work to get night football in Wheatfield
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 11:00 am
On Friday night, Buffalo Bills linebacker Preston Brown and Niagara-Wheatfield grad, Justin Gilmore were in attendance at the Falcons' football game in Clarence. The two have helped impact Niagara-Wheatfield football in a positive way this season, collaborating with the school district and booster club to put on N-W's first-ever Friday night football game.
Susan G. Komen awards UB engineer $450,000 for cancer imaging research
Wed, Oct 11th 2017 05:55 pm
Soon, more women will have access to breast cancer screening that can detect breast cancer earlier, thanks to an imaging tool being developed by University at Buffalo researcher Jun Xia.
Holtschneider, Jacobs-Vogt, Nicholson named to Niagara University board of trustees
Wed, Oct 11th 2017 05:55 pm
The Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., Class of 1985, Ph.D., Pamela R. Jacobs-Vogt and Michael J. Nicholson, '88, have been named to the board of trustees of Niagara University. Their elections were announced by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of the university.
Higgins, House Ways & Means Committee meets with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Wed, Oct 11th 2017 05:55 pm
On Wednesday, Democrat Congressman Brian Higgins joined his colleagues on the House Ways and Means Committee for a bipartisan meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to discuss binational collaboration as conversations continue related to the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Food Network sweetens up holidays with 'Holiday Baking Championship,' 'Christmas Cookie Challenge'
Wed, Oct 11th 2017 05:55 pm
It's the most wonderful time of the year and Food Network is spreading sweet holiday cheer with "Holiday Baking Championship" on Monday, Nov. 6 (9 p.m. ET/PT), and "Christmas Cookie Challenge" (10 p.m. ET/PT).
Tenth Avenue North celebrates holidays with concept album, 'Decade The Halls Vol. 1'
Wed, Oct 11th 2017 05:55 pm
Tenth Avenue North has announced their upcoming holiday record, "Decade The Halls Vol. 1" (Remade Records), which will release on Nov. 10.
 

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