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Bobby Flay looking for best-of-the-best to compete against his culinary titans in new Food Network series 'Bobby's Triple Threat'
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 08:00 pm
Food Network icon Bobby Flay is one of the best chefs on the planet and a master in the culinary arena, having spent his life competing at the highest level of cuisine. Now, Bobby has created the toughest culinary competition yet on the new six-episode primetime series "Bobby's Triple Threat," premiering Tuesday, Sept. 27 (9 p.m. ET/PT).
Carrie Underwood marks 10th season starring in show open for NBC's 'Sunday Night Football'
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 08:00 pm
Multi-Platinum, eight-time Grammy Award winner Carrie Underwood will star in the show open for NBC's "Sunday Night Football" for the 10th consecutive season, beginning in September on NBC and Peacock.
TobyMac shines light on 'Life After Death'
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 07:55 pm
Multi-Platinum-selling artist TobyMac's anticipated seventh studio recording, "Life After Death," is now available everywhere. People and Billboard were the first print magazines to interview the seven-time Grammy winner ahead of release date, and ABC's "Good Morning America" will broadcast his first, exclusive TV interview in nearly three years on Monday, Aug. 22.
Elevation Worship releases 'LION: Live From The Loft'
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 07:55 pm
On Friday, Elevation Worship released "LION: Live From The Loft." Encompassing 10 tracks, the uniquely created album offers six reworked songs initially from the "LION" album, which was released in March, along with a few brand-new tracks.
Tyler Hubbard releases 'Dancin' In The Country'
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 07:50 pm
Tyler Hubbard has released a handful of specially curated songs titled "Dancin' In The Country." This is in advance of his upcoming album, which will drop Jan. 27, 2023, and prior to his live shows this fall on Keith Urban's "The Speed Of Now World Tour."
New UB certificate program prepares professionals to address affordable housing crisis
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 06:55 pm
The University at Buffalo's School of Architecture and Planning has launched a graduate certificate in affordable housing to help address the affordable housing crisis facing cities across the U.S.
Prosecutors, public defenders to host marijuana conviction expungement clinics in Buffalo
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 06:50 pm
On Thursday, Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced the first of two upcoming events for residents of Erie County who are interested in learning how to expunge or reduce marijuana-related convictions on their criminal record.
NYS: Launch of $150 million expansion of tuition assistance program to part-time students
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 06:40 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the launch of the "historic" $150 million expansion of New York state's popular Tuition Assistance Program, which will now provide TAP to approximately 75,000 additional students who are pursuing their degree part-time.
Daemen University announces 75th anniversary keynote speaker
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 06:40 pm
Daemen University will celebrate its 75th anniversary with special keynote speaker Baratunde Thurston, an Emmy-nominated host who has worked for The Onion, produced for "The Daily Show," advised the Obama White House, and wrote the New York Times bestseller "How To Be Black."
Cody Carnes releases live recorded song 'Good (Can't Be Anything Else)'
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 06:40 pm
Grammy Award-nominated worship leader Cody Carnes has released his live song, "Good (Can't Be Anything Else)." In addition to the song, the live recorded video premiered on YouTube. Click here to listen to "Good (Can't Be Anything Else)."
Macklemore releases new single & music video, 'Maniac' featuring Windser
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 06:35 pm
Grammy Award-winning, multi-Platinum-selling artist Macklemore is back today with a brand-new single, "Maniac," featuring Windser.
Memorial's Primary Care Network receives NCQA certification
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 05:55 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced its Primary Care Network received Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition (PCMH) from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), the highest national accreditation standard in primary care.
Zach Williams travels 'A Hundred Highways'
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 05:55 pm
Two-time Grammy Award winner, multi-GMA Dove Award winner, and multi-Platinum-selling singer/songwriter Zach Williams announced the release of his new album, "A Hundred Highways." The anticipated 15-track project, his latest in three years, officially drops Sept. 30 (Sony Music/Provident Entertainment).
Bill Anderson & Dolly Parton unleash bluegrass version of 'Someday It'll All Make Sense'
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 05:55 pm
Following the "Good Morning America" debut of the official music video, Whisperin' Bill Anderson and Dolly Parton release a bluegrass version of "Someday It'll All Make Sense," available everywhere today.
With entire state classified as a high fire risk, DEC issues campfire safety reminder
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 05:50 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos urged New Yorkers to practice the utmost safety when building campfires, and consider going without a campfire unless absolutely necessary.
Niagara Falls: Higgins & Restaino highlight public safety improvements funded through American Rescue Plan
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 05:50 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins and City of Niagara Falls Mayor Robert Restaino announced several public safety investments made possible thanks to the more than $57 million in federal funding received by the city through the American Rescue Plan. Niagara Falls has plans to invest over $11.4 million of its American Rescue Plan funding in public safety, including new and improved police and fire equipment.
M&T Bank signs Buffalo Bills star Stefon Diggs for collaborative partnership focused on 'making a difference & bringing people together'
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 05:50 pm
M&T Bank announced its new partnership with Stefon Diggs, the Buffalo Bills star wide receiver - and one of the league's most savvy entrepreneurs and brand-builders.
Recovered body in lower Niagara River
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 05:45 pm
Just before noon on Friday, Niagara County Sheriff's Office dispatch received a call from a boater in the lower Niagara River stating there was a body floating in the river. U.S. Coast Guard retrieved the person from the water. The individual was then brought to the Coast Guard Station in Fort Niagara State Park.
More than $500 million awarded to New York from Biden administration to support small businesses through American Rescue Plan
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 05:45 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced New York state was awarded $501.5 million in federal funds through the State Small Business Credit Initiative, which was reauthorized and expanded as part of the American Rescue Plan Act.
Higgins calls for 'unreasonable' NEXUS backlog to be addressed
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 05:40 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins is pushing to end what his team called the "unreasonably long wait time" for new NEXUS cards commonly used by Western New Yorkers crossing into Canada. Higgins, who hears weekly from residents on this issue, said NEXUS card applicants are currently being made to wait nine months for an appointment at the Niagara Falls enrollment center.
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino unveils Full Plate Eatery
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 05:40 pm
Seneca Gaming Corp. officials announced the new Full Plate Eatery is open to the public. Located adjacent to the main gaming floor, in the fully remodeled and redesigned space formerly occupied by the Thunder Falls Buffet, Full Plate is described as "an endless options eatery where guests will be able to enjoy every day classics and specialty dishes to satisfy every appetite."
Buffalo History Museum hosts 'Party on the Portico'
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 05:35 pm
The Buffalo History Museum's summer concert series, "Party on the Portico," returns from 5:30-10 p.m. tonight with headlining band Vitamin D.
Votes are in: NFP's second annual 'Savory Summer' awards top warm-weather eateries
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 11:00 am
Western New York winters are notoriously filled with cold, gray days. It's for that reason people take every opportunity to get out and eat, drink and be merry in the warm, colorful spring and summer months.
Village of Lewiston to vote on reducing speed limit to 25 mph
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 11:00 am
Mayor Anne Welch said the Village of Lewiston intends to take advantage of a new state law and lower the municipal speed limit from 30 mph to 25 mph.
Northwest Jazz Festival: Carol Calato Scholarship awarded
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 09:40 am
The Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY board of directors announced Ryan Eckl of Lancaster is the winner of the 2022 Carol Calato Jazz Scholarship.
Grand Island man going to prison for aggravated bank robbery
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 09:35 am
U.S. Attorney Trini E. Ross announced Timothy L. Mulvey, 35, of Grand Island, who was convicted of aggravated bank robbery, was sentenced to serve 77 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara.
Deadlines approaching for Niagara County Peach Festival
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 09:25 am
Planning continues for the 64th edition of the Niagara County (aka Lewiston Kiwanis) Peach Festival, set for Sept. 8-11 at Academy Park in the Village of Lewiston.
Town of Niagara looks to bolster security measures
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 09:25 am
Town of Niagara officials are investigating options to increase security at town-owned facilities after an incident months ago.
Obituary: Mark Dewey Stone
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 09:20 am
Mark Dewey Stone, 61, passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 12, 2022, on Grand Island. He was born Oct. 6, 1960, to Richard and Dolly (Domenichelli) Stone in Northfield, Vermont. He was a graduate of Northfield High School (Class of 1978) and Middlebury College (Class of 1982).
Obituary: Donald Albert Nizialek
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 09:20 am
Donald Albert Nizialek, 81, of Grand Island, passed away Aug. 16, 2022, at Buffalo General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.
Bob Emerson, Old Fort Niagara recognized for service
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 09:15 am
July was an exciting month for Old Fort Niagara and Executive Director Robert Emerson, as all aspects of OFN's functions were acknowledged.
Fashion Outlets team gives back
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 07:00 am
The Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls management team recently volunteered on site at the Niagara Area Habitat for Humanity's new house construction, on 61st Street in Niagara Falls. In addition to volunteering, the Fashion Outlets presented a check for $2,000 to help with the project.
Welcome to Lewiston, Queen B's Cottage
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 07:00 am
Queen B's Cottage celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday, Aug. 12, with the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce. Owner Brooke Unversaw opened the new retail location in the former Lewiston Council of the Arts building. She previously had space inside The Country Doctor Antique & Gift Shop. Unversaw has curated a unique mix of home goods and gifts at the location at 475 Ridge St. (located directly behind the International Peace Garden).
Niagara County to participate in end-of-summer, Labor Day high-visibility engagement campaign
Thu, Aug 18th 2022 09:05 am
Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti announced Niagara County law enforcement agencies will participate in a special effort to bring awareness to the dangers of impaired driving. In a combined effort to stop impaired driving, prevent injuries, and save lives, law enforcement officers across New York will take to the roads. The statewide STOP-DWI high-visibility engagement campaign efforts start Friday, Aug. 19, and will end Monday, Sept. 5.
Tops launches 'Tops in Education Tote' as kids head back to school
Wed, Aug 17th 2022 06:55 pm
It's hard to believe that, a little over two years ago, Tops Launched its highly successful "Tops Totes for Change" program. This program, which encourages shoppers to purchase a reusable bag with a special charity design for just $2.69 - with $1 of the proceeds being donated back to local community organization - is proud to add a new "Tops in Education" bag that will benefit local schools in the community.
goop CEO & founder Gwyneth Paltrow, DoorDash CEO & co-founder Tony Xu new guest 'Sharks' on ABC's 'Shark Tank'
Wed, Aug 17th 2022 06:50 pm
"Shark Tank," the critically acclaimed and multi-Emmy Award-winning business-themed unscripted series that celebrates entrepreneurship in America, adds two new guest "Sharks" for its 14th season.
Ortt calls on Hochul to update CDC guidance and drop remaining COVID restrictions
Wed, Aug 17th 2022 06:45 pm
Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt on Wednesday sent a letter to Gov. Kathy Hochul urging her administration to update the state's guidance and emergency regulations to reflect recent changes made by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Empire State Development announces completion of Eastman Machine's Buffalo facility expansion
Wed, Aug 17th 2022 06:45 pm
Empire State Development (ESD) announced the completion of Eastman Machine Co.'s $1.6 million expansion of its manufacturing facility in downtown Buffalo, retaining its existing 124-person workforce and creating six new jobs.
Hochul announces relaunch of #VaxtoSchool COVID-19 vaccine effort
Wed, Aug 17th 2022 06:45 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the relaunch of #VaxtoSchool, the multifaceted statewide campaign aimed at increasing coronavirus vaccination rates among school-aged New Yorkers. Her team said the campaign furthers Hochul's "commitment to ensuring equitable access to vaccines, and to make the health and well-being of students, teachers and families a top priority."
Community Missions launches 'Girls Circle' at Kenan Center
Wed, Aug 17th 2022 10:10 am
Community Missions has launched its "Girls Circle" at the Kenan Center, marking the girls empowerment program's first foray into eastern Niagara County. Sessions are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings throughout the month of August.

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