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Hochul announces special election in 26th Congressional District
Mon, Feb 12th 2024 09:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Monday announced a special election to fill the vacancy in the 26th Congressional District created by the resignation of Brian Higgins will be held Tuesday, April 30. Hochul issued the proclamation on Feb. 12 pursuant to the Public Officers Law.
Skoufis, Krueger, Ryan announce results of tax incentives audit, propose package of 'pro-taxpayer reforms'
Mon, Feb 12th 2024 09:25 pm
New York State Sen. James Skoufis (D, 42nd District), Liz Krueger (D, 28th District) and Sean Ryan (D, 61st District) have announced the completion and public release of a long-awaited, independent audit of New York state tax incentives.
Norris calls for rollback on EV school bus mandate
Mon, Feb 12th 2024 02:35 pm
Assemblyman Mike Norris, R-C-Lockport, joined his colleagues Monday to call for a rollback of the state's mandate that school districts convert school bus fleets to zero-emission buses starting in July 1, 2027, until July 1, 2045.
Catholic Health hosts graduate RN networking event
Mon, Feb 12th 2024 02:25 pm
Catholic Health is hosting a networking event for graduate registered nurses and prospective graduates on Tuesday, Feb. 27, at the M Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. Light refreshments will be served, with the evening program as follows:
NFL, UNLV medical leaders convene for 'Health and Safety Super Bowl Medical Summit'
Mon, Feb 12th 2024 02:25 pm
Medical leaders from the National Football League and Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV, in partnership with UNLV Health, hosted the NFL "Health and Safety Super Bowl Medical Summit" on Friday, Feb. 9, ahead of Super Bowl LVIII at Allegiant Stadium.
Buffalo Championship Wrestling presents 'WrestleSunday II'
Mon, Feb 12th 2024 02:25 pm
Buffalo Championship Wrestling returns to the Arlene Mychajliw Community Center for "WrestleSunday II" at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18. Come out and see:
NYS: $100 million in grants for new after-school program
Mon, Feb 12th 2024 02:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced more than $100 million in state grants - an increase of $17.7 million over last year's funding - will be made available to fund afterschool programs across New York.
Gliding Stars presents 18th annual ice show, 'Honoring Our Heroes!'
Mon, Feb 12th 2024 02:20 pm
The Gliding Stars of Western New York will present its annual ice show, "Honoring Our Heroes!" at the Buffalo State Ice Arena at 801 Grant St., Buffalo. The event is slated for 1 p.m. Saturday, March 16.
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino powers up May entertainment with All Star Boxing, 'Wheel Of Fortune LIVE!'
Mon, Feb 12th 2024 02:20 pm
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino will electrify the region with some powerhouse matchups and exciting showdowns this May.
'Murder at the Mansion': Breast Cancer Network fundraiser for research
Mon, Feb 12th 2024 10:10 am
The Breast Cancer Network of WNY (BCN) will present its second annual "Murder at the Mansion" fundraiser on Friday, Feb. 23, at The Mansion on Delaware Avenue. The event is a murder mystery cocktail party that will benefit metastatic breast cancer research.
Super bowls
Mon, Feb 12th 2024 10:00 am
The Bandana's Super Bowl Sunday chili cookoff to benefit the Youngstown Free Library was a huge success. Fifteen chilis were entered and 75 people paid $10 to sample the chilis and vote on their favorites. After everyone had their fill of chili, the votes were tabulated and the winners were:
Multi-Platinum singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley's 'Gravel & Gold' tour to stop at Darien Lake
Mon, Feb 12th 2024 10:00 am
Today, multi-Platinum singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley announced his summer "Gravel & Gold" tour, presented by Jersey Mike's, with a date at Darien Lake Amphitheater in Darien Center on July 20, produced by Live Nation.
Hochul issues proclamation celebrating Lunar New Year
Mon, Feb 12th 2024 10:00 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Saturday issued a proclamation in honor of Lunar New Year 2024 and delivered a video message to all those celebrating the Year of the Dragon.
Greater Niagara Fishing Expo starts Thursday
Mon, Feb 12th 2024 10:00 am
The ninth annual Greater Niagara Fishing Expo will take place this week at the Niagara Falls Convention Center, from Thursday through Sunday.
Discover 'The Art of Beer' at the NACC
Mon, Feb 12th 2024 07:00 am
Every year on the first Friday in March, the local community comes together to support the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center - and to raise a glass in the old high school, both to remember the past, and to help build the future of the historic building.
Fall in love with becoming smoke-free in NYS
Mon, Feb 12th 2024 07:00 am
Successful participants of the New York State Smokers' Quitline love the many benefits of becoming and staying smoke-free. This Valentine's Day and every day, those who may be thinking about ending their toxic relationship with tobacco products can receive free assistance through the NY Quitline.
3rd annual Lockport Benefit Ball to support Niagara Hospice
Mon, Feb 12th 2024 07:00 am
Lockport's third annual Benefit Ball will take place from 7-11 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at the Lockport Town & Country Club.
Emmy & Golden Globe Award-winning 'Abbott Elementary' renewed for season 4 on ABC and Hulu
Sat, Feb 10th 2024 01:25 pm
On the heels of its supersized season three premiere, ABC has renewed hit comedy series "Abbott Elementary," from Warner Bros. Television and 20th Television, for a fourth season.
The Emmy Awards return to ABC
Sat, Feb 10th 2024 01:25 pm
ABC and the Television Academy today announced The Emmy Awards will return to the network, airing live coast to coast from the Peacock Theater at L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles on Sunday, Sept. 15 (8 p.m. EDT).
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation announces nominees for 2024 induction
Sat, Feb 10th 2024 01:25 pm
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation announced today the following nominees for the 2024 induction:
Marston: Make Grand Island a no-flood zone
Sat, Feb 10th 2024 07:05 am
A drenching rainstorm and snow melt on Jan. 26 left a wet footprint of dangerous flooding on several Island roadways. Supervisor Peter Marston wants to eliminate the possibility that such a "massive flooding event" ever again impedes travel and blocks neighborhoods on Grand Island.
Joint Town Board, Board of Education meeting focuses on collaboration
Sat, Feb 10th 2024 07:00 am
One of the unique things about Grand Island is the regular meetings that the Grand Island Town Board and the Board of Education hold to discuss collaborative efforts, as well for each governing body to share updates, said Sue Marston, vice president of the Board of Education at a Jan. 29 joint meeting of the two groups.
Obituary: Joanne L. Spinner (nee Louchren)
Sat, Feb 10th 2024 07:00 am
Joanne L. Spinner (nee Louchren) of Grand Island died on Feb. 6, 2024.
Aldi eyes Grand Island site
Sat, Feb 10th 2024 07:00 am
Town Supervisor Peter Marston confirmed that Aldi is close to closing a deal that would bring the popular discount grocery store to Grand Island.
'Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour (Taylor's Version)' to debut exclusively on Disney+ March 15
Fri, Feb 9th 2024 08:05 pm
Disney+ announced that "Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour (Taylor's Version)," which is the concert film in its entirety for the first time and includes the song "cardigan" and four additional acoustic songs, will make its streaming debut on March 15, exclusively on Disney+.
Empire State Wrestling acquires Pennsylvania promotion
Fri, Feb 9th 2024 08:05 pm
Empire State Wrestling is expanding its footprint outside of New York state. ESW acquired Pro Wrestling Rampage - a promotion based in Erie, Pennsylvania. With the acquisition, ESW will now operate the wrestling events held at the Saga Club on Washington Avenue in Erie. The first event under the new ownership, "Gem City Madness," will be held Friday, March 9.
The Tragically Hip named 2024 Record Store Day Canada ambassadors
Fri, Feb 9th 2024 08:05 pm
Today, The Tragically Hip are proud to be announced as the Record Store Day Canada 2024 Canadian ambassadors - and releasing an exclusive standalone live album, "Live at CBGB's," on Record Store Day.
Gabby Barrett shares life story on hotly anticipated sophomore album 'Chapter & Verse'
Fri, Feb 9th 2024 08:00 pm
"Chapter & Verse" is the boldly ambitious and beautifully realized album from Warner Music Nashville's multi-Platinum star Gabby Barrett. A major leap forward for the 23-year-old singer-songwriter, Barrett's sophomore LP arrives as an autobiographical tour-de-force that more than fulfills the immense promise of her Platinum-certified, history-making, hit-stacked debut "Goldmine."
Q&A: Paula Newsome on what makes 'CSI: Vegas' a hit with fans
Fri, Feb 9th 2024 05:25 pm
Before Paula Newsome was famous, she famously had a chance encounter with an oh-so-well-known lookalike: Oprah Winfrey.
NYS crackdown on unsafe driving during Super Bowl weekend
Fri, Feb 9th 2024 02:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the New York State Police, and local law enforcement agencies statewide, will crack down on impaired and reckless driving during Super Bowl weekend.
Plan ahead for Super Bowl Sunday to avoid impaired driving
Fri, Feb 9th 2024 02:20 pm
The big game is Sunday and, no matter which team you're rooting for, AAA Western and Central New York wants to remind drivers to have a plan in place to get home safely after a night of festivities. If a 150-pound adult drank three 12-ounce cans of beer during the game, studies show their reasoning would be less reliable and reaction time slowed.
Kearns sponsors special one-stop passport acceptance fairs
Fri, Feb 9th 2024 02:15 pm
Erie County Clerk Michael P. Kearns announced his office will conduct "Passports on the Move" outreach events in March at select AAA travel and insurance centers throughout Erie County. This community event is for first-time passport applicants only.
Chris Ekiss releases new music
Fri, Feb 9th 2024 11:50 am
Provident Entertainment/Sony Music and Essential Music Publishing announce the recent signing of Chris Ekiss to their family of artists and songwriters. Additionally, this singer, songwriter and worship leader drops two new songs today: the worship-filled "Christ For Everyone" along with his debut radio single, "Save My Soul."
Elevation Worship releases new song, 'Another One'
Fri, Feb 9th 2024 11:40 am
Grammy Award-winning group Elevation Worship has released a new song, "Another One," featuring Elevation Worship's Chris Brown. Written by Pastor Steven Furtick, Brandon Lake, Pat Barrett and Chris Davenport, the song harkens back to the many miracles God has performed over time reminding us he will do it again.
Niagara Falls: Memorial Parkway stabbing
Fri, Feb 9th 2024 11:40 am
This morning at 7:55 a.m., police responded to the 509 block of Memorial Parkway for a 41-year-old male who sustained a stab wound to his upper body. He was then transported to ECMC for treatment.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital rehab hosts open house
Fri, Feb 9th 2024 11:35 am
Mount St. Mary's Hospital's (MSMH) Center for Sports Medicine & Physical Rehabilitation and its cardiac rehabilitation unit will host an open house for the general public from 2-4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, in the departments' new location at the north lobby entrance of Mount St. Mary's Hospital.
Morinello teams with Meals on Wheels to deliver Valentine's Day cards to senior facilities
Fri, Feb 9th 2024 11:35 am
Assemblyman Angelo Morinello delivered Valentine's Day cards with crafted special messages made by students for seniors at dedicated facilities and centers, plus Meals on Wheels clients, residents of nursing homes, assisted living and rehab facilities across the 145th Assembly District.
A special evening in Youngstown: Fire company installation provides tribute to service
Fri, Feb 9th 2024 11:00 am
It was a celebration of service, as members of the Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co. held their 113th annual installation dinner Saturday at the firehall.
Soundtrack for 'Bob Marley: One Love' arrives as worldwide digital release
Fri, Feb 9th 2024 10:30 am
The worldwide digital release of the "Original Motion Picture Soundtrack" from the highly anticipated feature "Bob Marley: One Love" is available now via UMe/Island Records/Tuff Gong.
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum announces meat raffle
Fri, Feb 9th 2024 10:25 am
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum has announced its meat raffle fundraising event will take place from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at Gratwick Fire Hose Co., 110 Ward Road, North Tonawanda. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the first draw at 7 p.m.
 

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