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Women's book study at United Baptist Christian Church
Thu, Jun 1st 2017 05:00 pm
At 9 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month, United Baptist Christian Church of Lewiston hosts a free pancake breakfast. After breakfast, the women of the church gather for their monthly study of the book "Women of the Bible" by Ann Spangler and Jean E. Syswerda.
Embody Health & Wellness Studio celebrating first anniversary
Thu, Jun 1st 2017 04:55 pm
Ami Patrick and Embody Health & Wellness Studio will celebrate one year at the Red Brick Municipal Building with a "Workout Extravaganza" from 8-10 a.m. Saturday, June 10, outside at 145 N. Fourth St., Lewiston.
'Sharknado 5: Global Swarming' unveiled as official title, making landfall on Syfy Aug. 6
Thu, Jun 1st 2017 04:40 pm
Pack your passport and grab a chainsaw, because "Sharknado" is going global! Taking the world - and unsuspecting celebrities - by storm, the movie event of the century blows into town this summer, and now, SYFY and The Asylum have revealed its chilling title: "Sharknado 5: Global Swarming." The latest installment in the hit pop culture franchise premieres on SYFY Sunday, Aug. 6 (8 p.m. ET), and will air in more than 100 countries.
Seneca Gaming Corp. names Holly Gagnon president & CEO
Thu, Jun 1st 2017 09:30 am
Following a meeting of the corporation's board of directors, Seneca Gaming Corp. announced Thursday that Holly Gagnon was named the company's new president and CEO. Gagnon, who was selected following a national search, is expected to begin in her new role in mid-June.
Gov. Cuomo takes further action to help those impacted by recent flooding
Thu, Jun 1st 2017 09:20 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday announced $7 million in state funding to assist homeowners who have been impacted by flooding along Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. The new investment program will provide up to $40,000 for homeowners to support interior and exterior repairs to structural damage caused by flooding, as well as the repair or replacement of permanent fixtures.
Buffalo Niagara Sales & Marketing Executives installs officers for 2017-18
Thu, Jun 1st 2017 09:00 am
Nicole Meisenburg of Manzella Marketing has been elected president of Buffalo Niagara Sales & Marketing Executives. She succeeds Lisa Ettipio-Lauciello of Bryant & Stratton, who remains on the board of directors as immediate past president. Jill Pawlik, senior marketing manager at Uniland Development Co., has been named executive vice president.
Buffalo's chief judge leads first Opiate Crisis Intervention Court
Thu, Jun 1st 2017 08:55 am
Buffalo City Court Chief Judge Thomas P. Amodeo joined UB Family Medicine, Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz, Buffalo Mayor Byron W. Brown, Horizon Health Services CEO Anne D. Constantino and other dignitaries Wednesday in announcing the creation of the country's first Opiate Crisis Intervention Court, a one-of-a-kind program designed to deal with the rising heroin epidemic.
Buffalo Sabres sign Jonas Johansson to entry-level contract
Wed, May 31st 2017 04:35 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday announced the team signed goaltender Jonas Johansson to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Grammy-winning super producer Timbaland joins ABC's 'Boy Band' as third architect
Wed, May 31st 2017 04:35 pm
ABC announced Wednesday that multiplatinum Grammy-winning super producer Timbaland will serve as the third architect on the upcoming music competition series "Boy Band," which premieres on Thursday, June 22 (8-10 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. Timbaland joins previously announced architects Nick Carter (Backstreet Boys) and Emma Bunton (Spice Girls).
EPA awards Niagara County $300K for brownfields
Wed, May 31st 2017 04:35 pm
Niagara County yet again captured a high-dollar grant to fund its work remediating contaminated sites left over from the county's industrial history, scoring $300,000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to fund site assessment work.
2-time Olympian & marathon record-holder coming to WNY
Wed, May 31st 2017 12:50 pm
Houghton College will host Ryan Hall, one of the top marathon runners in the world, for a one-day clinic, 5K and dinner speaking event on Saturday, June 17. This event is open to the public and features an à la carte option for friends and family members who wish to only participate in the 5K or dinner speaking event.
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra to perform 'The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses'
Wed, May 31st 2017 12:35 pm
The music of one of the most iconic franchises in video game history is coming to life on July 15.
Niagara University extends prestigious AACSB international accreditation
Wed, May 31st 2017 12:35 pm
Niagara University's College of Business Administration has had its accreditation extended by AACSB International, a hallmark of excellence in business education earned by less than 5 percent of the world's business schools.
Wegmans hosts Marv Levy for free book-signing event
Wed, May 31st 2017 12:35 pm
The Amherst Wegmans will host a meet-and-greet book signing with Marv Levy, former Buffalo Bills head coach and celebrity author of "Go Cubs Go!" This illustrated children's book is a heartwarming story about the journey of a Chicago Cubs fan, echoing the life of the author.
Vanessa Hudgens joins Nigel Lythgoe & Mary Murphy as a judge on 'So You Think You Can Dance'
Wed, May 31st 2017 12:35 pm
Actress, singer and dancer Vanessa Hudgens will join Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy as the third judge on this season of "So You Think You Can Dance." The season premiere, airing Monday, June 12 (8-9 p.m. ET/PT) on FOX, will mark Hudgens' judging debut in part one of the Los Angeles auditions.
Learn CPR at Marjim Manor
Wed, May 31st 2017 07:00 am
On Sunday, June 25, a CPR class will be held at The Winery at Marjim Manor beginning at 1 p.m. This five-hour course will give participants basic skills, practice time, and written materials to take home for reference.
Artpark adds Blink-182 and Ziggy Marley to 'Coors Light Concerts' lineup
Tue, May 30th 2017 07:30 pm
Artpark & Company announced Tuesday that Blink-182 (July 31) and Ziggy Marley (July 19) will join the "Coors Light Concerts" lineup this summer. Both of these Outdoor Amphitheater events go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, June 2.
Higgins, Savage & Mang kick off Elmwood Avenue pedestrian & bicycle construction project
Tue, May 30th 2017 07:30 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, Erie County Legislator Peter Savage and Village of Kenmore Mayor Patrick Mang marked the start of construction on an $800,000-plus project improving pedestrian and recreational bicycle access along Elmwood Avenue in the Village of Kenmore.
Morinello to sponsor American Red Cross blood drive in Lewiston
Tue, May 30th 2017 07:30 pm
Assemblyman Angelo Morinello will sponsor a blood drive, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, on Thursday, June 1. The event will be held from 2-6 p.m. at the Red Brick Municipal Building, at 145 N. Fourth St., Lewiston.
ABC announces hosts, reporters, team captains for return of 'Battle of the Network Stars'
Tue, May 30th 2017 07:25 pm
The '70s and '80s television pop-culture classic "Battle of the Network Stars," which premiered from ABC Sports in 1976 and continued for 13 years, will be revived when it returns to television on Thursday, June 29 (9-10 p.m. EDT), on ABC.
NBC's 'Little Big Shots' heats up summer primetime with move to Wednesdays
Tue, May 30th 2017 07:25 pm
NBC's family-friendly series "Little Big Shots" is heating up summer with a move from Sundays to Wednesdays beginning May 31 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Following the final three episodes of the season, the fun keeps going with "Little Big Shots: Forever Young," where young-at-heart seniors will showcase their hidden talents, vibrant personalities and incredible wisdom.
BPO names music library in honor of major donor
Tue, May 30th 2017 07:25 pm
A little-known aspect of the Buffalo Philharmonic's operations is in the spotlight after a major donation.
5th annual Color Me Rad 5K returns to Darien Lake
Tue, May 30th 2017 10:50 am
Darien Lake will turn into a wave of color on Saturday, June 10, as more than a thousand runners participate in the Color Me Rad 5K, a colorful family fun run.
Adell's School of Dance 10th anniversary showcase
Tue, May 30th 2017 10:35 am
Adell's School of Dance, owned by Adell Hoover-Manarino, will celebrate its 10th anniversary dance showcase at Niagara Falls High School at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 2-3. A "Future Star" red carpet showcase will take place at noon on Sunday, June 4.
The Book Corner celebrates 90th anniversary
Tue, May 30th 2017 10:30 am
The Book Corner, one of Niagara Falls' oldest and most beloved businesses, reaches a brilliant milestone in 2017.
Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS announces 2017 restaurants, food trucks & wineries
Tue, May 30th 2017 10:30 am
The Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS has announced the complete lineup of restaurants, food trucks and wineries that will participate in the 2017 food festival, which takes place July 8-9 in downtown Buffalo. Sixty-one restaurants will be on site this year along with six New York state wineries.
Country duo Florida Georgia Line crush genre lines with 'The Smooth Tour,' coming to Darien Lake
Tue, May 30th 2017 10:25 am
History-making showstoppers Florida Georgia Line are ready to set this summer on fire with their must-see event of the season, as they bring "The Smooth Tour" to Darien Lake Performing Arts Center in Darien Center on June 16.
PHOTOS, VIDEO: Memorial Day in Lewiston
Mon, May 29th 2017 03:45 pm
A record number of people - more than 500 in total - came out to observe and participate in the Lewiston Memorial Day ceremony on Monday. The annual event is organized by Veterans of Foreign Wars, Downriver Post No. 7487.
Higgins announces $4.6 million for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers work along Buffalo's Outer Harbor
Sat, May 27th 2017 08:55 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins and U.S. Army Corps Buffalo District Commander Lt. Col. Adam Czekanski announced $4.6 million in federal funding for improvements along Buffalo's Outer Harbor including breakwater repair and dredging.
Taste of Lewiston shines
Sat, May 27th 2017 08:45 pm
A Taste of Lewiston returned to Center Street after a decade hiatus, and drew consistently large crowds all day on Saturday. On the one rain-free day this week, local residents and visitors from across the country descended upon the village to sample items from more than a dozen restaurants, and sample goods from another dozen vendors.
Father's Day Lawnmower Race prep continues
Sat, May 27th 2017 04:50 pm
The committee organizing the annual Grand Island Father's Day Lawnmower Race & Classic Car Show met at Say Cheese on Love Road to work out the details for the annual event, a fundraiser for the Grand Island Relay For Life.
Town of Lewiston: Jacoby running for Town Board
Sat, May 27th 2017 07:00 am
John Jacoby has announced he is a candidate for the Lewiston Town Board. He has the endorsement of the Town of Lewiston Democratic Committee, and will be running for one of two seats on the board to be decided in the November general election.
Lewiston Town Board: A light session ... until the end
Sat, May 27th 2017 07:00 am
With a holiday weekend approaching, Monday's Lewiston Town Board session was rather light on the agenda. But it became interesting in the closing residents forum.
Paying tribute on Memorial Day
Sat, May 27th 2017 07:00 am
This Memorial Day weekend, community members will again come together across the U.S. to pay tribute to those who gave their lives for their country.
Grand Island Memorial Library: Nassoiy exhibit open at library
Sat, May 27th 2017 07:00 am
The Grand Island Memorial Library will be exhibiting artworks of Leonard F. Nassoiy through June.
Grand Island Town Board: Community center discussion to continue at next meeting
Sat, May 27th 2017 07:00 am
Councilwoman Beverly Kinney said from the very beginning she wanted the Grand Island Town Board to conduct a feasibility study on a proposal to build a new community center on the Island. She may get her wish at the next meeting of the Town Board.
Above and Beyond: GIFC celebrates 79 years of service
Sat, May 27th 2017 07:00 am
Grand Island Fire Co. President Mike Dallessandro welcomed local government officials, family members and special guests to fire headquarters on Saturday, May 20, to commemorate 79 years of first-rate community protection by the Grand Island Fire Co. He stressed that such dedicated volunteerism is much more than a passing fancy, but rather a lifetime commitment that cannot prevail without unconditional family support.
Eydt announces candidacy for Lewiston Town Board
Sat, May 27th 2017 07:00 am
I was born and raised in the Town of Lewiston and started my family of two sons, Victor and Kyle, with my late wife, Marnie Farella Eydt.
Niagara County Central Rotary's 'Shred-It' event set for June 3
Sat, May 27th 2017 07:00 am
People can securely shred sensitive paper documents during the "Shred-It" event, sponsored by the Niagara County Central Rotary, to be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 3, at the Sanborn Fire Co. parking lot, 5811 Buffalo St. (Route 429), Sanborn.
Tickets for 2017 NAPA Auto Parts Motor Event Series on sale June 3
Sat, May 27th 2017 07:00 am
The "World's Largest Demolition Derby," an Erie County Fair finale tradition, will be dedicated in memory of motorsport promoter Walter "Jay" Milligan.