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Woodley donates astounding 27th gallon of blood to help those in need
Fri, Apr 19th 2024 07:00 am
On April 17, Lewiston resident John Woodley, a long-time blood donor with the American Red Cross, made his 27th gallon blood donation.
2023-24 Buffalo Sabres season recap
Thu, Apr 18th 2024 08:45 pm
Anne Wilson releasing 'REBEL'
Thu, Apr 18th 2024 08:45 pm
Anne Wilson is set to release her new album, "REBEL," on Friday. She co-wrote all 16 tracks on the album, including her current country radio single, "Rain In The Rearview," and the title track.
Niagara County announces conviction
Thu, Apr 18th 2024 08:40 pm
Niagara County District Attorney Brian D. Seaman announced Kalique Miller, age 19, of Niagara Falls, was sentenced to spend the next 30 years in prison following his conviction of the crimes of attempted murder, attempted aggravated assault of a police officer, and criminal possession of a weapon.
State legislators announce major investment in artificial intelligence at University at Buffalo
Thu, Apr 18th 2024 08:40 pm
New York State Sen. Sean Ryan and Assembly member Karen McMahon announced the fiscal year 2024-25 state budget will include $250 million to establish Empire AI, a state-owned research and computing facility at the University at Buffalo that will expand the use of artificial intelligence across New York. In addition to the $250 million state investment, SUNY will contribute $25 million to the program over a 10-year period.
Erie County growers receiving November 2022 winter storm grants; agriculture plan being updated
Thu, Apr 18th 2024 08:40 pm
Erie County growers are receiving much-needed help from Erie County in recovering from the historic November 2022 winter storm, which left up to 7 feet of snow in spots across the county and severely impacted farms and agribusinesses.
Niagara County partners with Sunnking for electronics recycling
Thu, Apr 18th 2024 08:40 pm
With Earth Day celebrated nationally this Monday, April 22, Niagara County is getting a jump on the festivities by partnering with Sunnking to host an electronics recycling event in Niagara Falls on Saturday. This is a free event open to all Niagara County residents, but registration is required.
Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band headed to OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino
Thu, Apr 18th 2024 02:50 pm
Fallsview Casino Resort is thrilled to welcome music icon Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band - featuring Warren Ham, Edgar Winter, Steve Lukather, Hamish Stuart, Colin Hay and Gregg Bissonette - to the OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22.
New York's largest Earth Day celebration starts with Canal Clean Sweep
Thu, Apr 18th 2024 02:50 pm
Community organizations, volunteer groups, businesses and students across New York are making final preparations for the 19th annual Canal Clean Sweep, set for April 19-21.
Governor announces Department of Energy approval to fund energy affordability program for low-income New Yorkers
Thu, Apr 18th 2024 02:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the approval of New York's partial-scope application for the U.S. Department of Energy's home electrification and appliance rebates program formula grant funding.
Hochul celebrates New York state parks and historic sites centennial
Thu, Apr 18th 2024 12:05 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul today celebrated the centennial of the State Council of Parks establishment on April 18, 1924. Landmarks across the state will be illuminated in "parks green" and "centennial gold," while a special centennial flag will be raised at parks and historic sites across the state to commemorate the day.
Castellani Art Museum's Kids 'n Arts Summer Camp celebrates 20 years of fostering creativity and wellness
Thu, Apr 18th 2024 12:05 pm
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Castellani Art Museum (CAM) Kids 'n Arts Summer Camp. For two decades, this distinctive camp has been a beacon of creativity and health education.
Eight Days of Hope - Buffalo 2024 coming to Ellicott District
Thu, Apr 18th 2024 12:05 pm
Eight Days of Hope (EDOH) - Buffalo 2024 is taking place once again in the City of Good Neighbors. This year, over 1,200 volunteers will serve 100 families with free home repairs in the Ellicott District from July 20-27.
BestSelf Behavioral Health selects Unapologetic Coffee for new location
Thu, Apr 18th 2024 12:05 pm
BestSelf Behavioral Health announced it has partnered with locally owned Unapologetic Coffee to serve its products in a space on the first floor of its new headquarters and future home of the Scott Bieler Child Advocacy Center (CAC) at BestSelf. All are slated to open this summer.
345 former SUNY students re-enroll at SUNY Niagara
Thu, Apr 18th 2024 07:35 am
For the second consecutive year, SUNY Niagara has been the most successful campus participating in a SUNY-wide program to help former students come back to a SUNY campus to continue their studies.
NYSEG and RG&E to provide bill credit for all customers
Thu, Apr 18th 2024 07:35 am
New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG) and Rochester Gas and Electric (RG&E) will use funding from New York state to apply one-time bill credits for all electric and natural gas customers as part of the state's ongoing efforts to address energy affordability.
Catholic Charities provides hope
Wed, Apr 17th 2024 06:30 pm
The need today is real - and Catholic Charities is, as it has been for the last century, here to meet the challenge. hope is central to the work we do every day. hope for our neighbors when they are homeless, hungry, in need or troubled. Everything starts with hope, thanks to the generosity and support of those who give through the annual Appeal.
LCA seeks participants for 'Lewiston Porchfest Unplugged'
Wed, Apr 17th 2024 06:30 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts is accepting applications for musical acts to perform at the "Lewiston Porchfest Unplugged" event, which will coincide with the annual GardenFest, from noon to 5 p.m. June 15.
Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper hosts WNY-wide 'Spring Sweep' for waterways
Wed, Apr 17th 2024 06:30 pm
Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper is once again leading the "Spring Sweep," the largest single-day cleanup across Western New York, from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 20.
Memphis May Fire return with video for brand-new single 'Chaotic'
Wed, Apr 17th 2024 06:25 pm
Memphis May Fire - Matty Mullins (vocals), Kellen McGregor (guitar), Cory Elder (bass) and Jake Garland (drums) - are back with a brand-new single. And it's straight up slays. It captures everything fans have come to know, love, and expect from the band, with some unexpected twists and turns. It's rife with super catchy choruses, pit-stirring breakdowns, and electronic flourishes sprinkled throughout.
'Live With Kelly and Mark' celebrates 1-year anniversary, continues reign as TV's No. 1 entertainment talk show
Wed, Apr 17th 2024 06:25 pm
In every week since Kelly and Mark came together as co-hosts, the show has been the most-watched syndicated talk show in both total viewers and households, and in fact, it has been the most-watched daytime talk show (network and syndicated) in key demos: women 18-49 (0.31 rating) and women 25-54 (0.52 rating).
Northwest Jazz Festival celebrates Great American Songbook with 'unprecedented' main stage programming
Wed, Apr 17th 2024 09:40 am
The 2024 Northwest Jazz Festival is thrilled to announce a special tribute to the Great American Songbook at this year's highly anticipated event. The annual festival will take place on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 23-24, in the Village of Lewiston. With five stages throughout the grounds, the highlight of the festival continues to shine on the main stage.
The Beatles 'Let It Be' - at last
Tue, Apr 16th 2024 07:50 pm
Today, Disney+ announced that "Let It Be," director Michael Lindsay-Hogg's original 1970 film about The Beatles, will launch exclusively on Disney+ on May 8. This is the first time the film is available in over 50 years.
Prime Video orders 'Are You Smarter Than a Celebrity?'; Travis Kelce set to host
Tue, Apr 16th 2024 07:50 pm
Prime Video today announced it has ordered "Are You Smarter Than a Celebrity?" Kansas City Chiefs All-Pro tight end Travis Kelce is set as host. The 20-episode order is a spinoff of "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?" It is being produced by MGM Alternative, a division of Amazon MGM Studios.
Casella Waste Systems, Mayor Restaino to host touch-a-truck event
Tue, Apr 16th 2024 04:20 pm
Casella Waste Systems and City of Niagara Falls Mayor Robert Restaino will host a family-friendly touch-a-truck event from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at Abate Elementary School.
UB team receives funding to demonstrate effectiveness of 'food-is-medicine' in health care
Tue, Apr 16th 2024 04:20 pm
A team of University at Buffalo researchers has received funding from the American Heart Association (AHA) for research that will focus on the implementation of innovative food prescription programs in older adults.
NYS: $22 million to help vulnerable New Yorkers stay cool
Tue, Apr 16th 2024 04:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced $22 million is available through the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) to help low-income New Yorkers stay cool during the summer.
Northtown Subaru donates more than $34,000 to Buffalo City Mission as part of Subaru Share the Love event
Tue, Apr 16th 2024 04:20 pm
On Tuesday, Buffalo City Mission received a $34,617.50 donation from Northtown Subaru as part of Subaru's annual Share the Love event.
Niagara County Legislator Jeffrey Elder announces run for 145th Assembly District
Tue, Apr 16th 2024 04:20 pm
Niagara County Legislator Jeffrey Elder announced his candidacy for the New York State Assembly in the 145th District. Elder is a 26-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force and brings over four decades of public service to his run for the State Assembly.
Local Ford dealers demonstrate commitment to community, donating $20,000 to food banks in honor of National Senior Hunger Awareness Month
Tue, Apr 16th 2024 04:20 pm
As part of its ongoing commitment to support local communities, the WNY and Rochester Area Ford Dealers announced a donation totaling $20,000 to two food access organizations serving the greater Buffalo and Rochester communities in honor of National Senior Hunger Awareness Month this April: FeedMore WNY and Foodlink.
'AAA Great Battery Roundup' for Earth Day
Tue, Apr 16th 2024 02:50 pm
It's time to clean out your garage! Held in conjunction with Earth Day, the "AAA Great Battery Roundup" is designed to encourage motorists to take old automotive or marine lead-acid batteries to a local collection point where they can be safely recycled and formed into new batteries.
Buffalo man receives maximum sentence for stabbing two family members
Tue, Apr 16th 2024 02:45 pm
Acting Erie County District Attorney Michael J. Keane announced 27-year-old Davante Thompson of Buffalo was sentenced this morning before State Supreme Court Justice Deborah A. Haendiges to 40 years in prison followed by 10 years of post-release supervision. He was sentenced today as a second violent felony offender.
Fantastic Friends of WNY holds annual special needs prom
Tue, Apr 16th 2024 02:15 pm
Together with the D'Youville University occupational therapy department, Fantastic Friends of WNY hosted a special needs prom on Friday at the South Line Firehall in Cheektowaga. This year's event was sponsored by MERJ Fleet Services and hosted by South Line Volunteer Fire Co.
These bugs bite: Protect yourself and your pets against ticks
Tue, Apr 16th 2024 02:10 pm
Imagine a monster that swells to three times its normal size as it feasts on human and animal blood. It sounds like something out of a horror movie, but it describes what happens when a tick attaches itself to its victim's skin. Even worse, as the tick hangs on, it can transmit bacteria that can cause severe illness.
Screen Actors Guild Awards sets date for 2025
Tue, Apr 16th 2024 01:45 pm
The SAG Awards announced today that the 31st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will take place Sunday, Feb. 23, 2025. The two-hour ceremony will stream live on Netflix at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT). Key deadlines and dates have also been released for the celebration of excellence in film and television.
Consumer alert: NYS DCP reminder about rental scams
Tue, Apr 16th 2024 01:45 pm
For this week's "Tuesday's Tips," the New York Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection is sharing tips to help New Yorkers identify and avoid rental scams. Rental scams are executed in a variety of different ways, but the goal is the same: bilk potential tenants out of as much money as possible or steal their personal information.
Buffalo man pleads guilty in 2 separate cases for burglarizing west side home and assaulting firefighters
Tue, Apr 16th 2024 12:05 pm
Acting Erie County District Attorney Michael J. Keane announced 43-year-old Titus D. Smith of Buffalo pleaded guilty on Friday afternoon before Acting Erie County Court Judge Jaharr S. Pridgen to felony charges in two separate indictments.
'The Price is Right Live' headed to Shea's Buffalo Theatre
Tue, Apr 16th 2024 11:10 am
Shea's Buffalo Theatre will play host to "The Price is Right Live" interactive stage show at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. Tickets will go on sale Friday, April 19, at
Tops Friendly Markets announces success of Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign & 'Gift of Warmth Drive'
Tue, Apr 16th 2024 11:10 am
This winter, Tops Friendly Markets was pleased to collaborate on a longstanding tradition with partners M&T Bank and The Salvation Army for their "Gift of Warmth Drive." Now in its 38th year, Tops welcomed collection bins into stores both in the Buffalo and Rochester regions to collect new hats, gloves, mittens and scarves, which The Salvation Army quickly distributes to families in need and to those without shelter.
Chevelle announces show at RiverWorks
Tue, Apr 16th 2024 10:50 am
Multi-Platinum rock band Chevelle will be heading back out on the road this summer.

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