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Maid of the Mist returns April 4
Thu, Mar 7th 2024 08:10 pm
The iconic all-electric Maid of the Mist, which has been in continuous operation since 1885, sets sail on the 2024 season at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 4. Tours will depart every 30 minutes from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekends. The hours of operation will be extended throughout the summer.
Buffalo Waterfront & Funtime Presents announce Outer Harbor shows with Chappell Roan, moe., Sad Summer Festival, Primus & Coheed and Cambria
Thu, Mar 7th 2024 08:10 pm
Buffalo Waterfront and promoters Funtime Presents and MassConcerts, owners and operators of the Town Ballroom, recently announced four new summer concerts coming to Terminal B at the Outer Harbor as part of the "Seneca Casinos Outer Harbor Live Concert Series."
New York Farm Bureau releases 2024 federal legislative priorities
Thu, Mar 7th 2024 08:10 pm
New York Farm Bureau's national priorities aim for a strong farm bill and critical reforms that will improve market opportunities and the farm economy for New York agriculture. They are based on member-approved public policy positions and were outlined today during a press call with NYFB President David Fisher and National Affairs Coordinator Ashley Oeser.
Chris Tomlin releasing 'Live From Good Friday' album on March 15
Thu, Mar 7th 2024 09:25 am
Grammy-winning artist Chris Tomlin, whom Time Magazine heralded as the "most often sung artist in the world," is embarking on one of the busiest years of his career in 2024 as he announces a new live album, hosts "Good Friday Nashville" for the eighth year - which sold-out three weeks in advance and created an opportunity to open more seating for ticket buyers ( - prepares to release a new book, and kicks off a world tour this spring.
NFL Physicians Society selects Bisson, UB professor & Bills head team physician, for top research award
Thu, Mar 7th 2024 08:35 am
Leslie J. Bisson, M.D., the Buffalo Bills medical director and the June A. and Eugene R. Mindell, MD, Professor and chair of the department of orthopaedics at the University at Buffalo, has received the top research award from the NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS).
Memorial Medical Center's Premier raises over $168,500 for Women's Health Services of Niagara
Wed, Mar 6th 2024 07:35 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced its Premier 2024 fundraising gala, held Jan. 20, successfully raised over $168,500 for its Women's Health Services of Niagara.
Rising rock stars Greta Van Fleet headline OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino
Wed, Mar 6th 2024 07:35 pm
Greta Van Fleet is set to perform at the OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino on Aug. 4 as part of their "Starcatcher World Tour." Their renowned live performances and powerful vocals are sure to mesmerize rock music enthusiasts in attendance.
Spring forward into safety: Change your clocks; check your batteries
Wed, Mar 6th 2024 07:15 pm
As New Yorkers prepare to set their clocks forward an hour for the beginning of daylight savings time, the Firefighters Association of the State of New York (FASNY) urges all New Yorkers to check the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.
Catholic Health hosts livestream panel discussion for Women's History Month
Wed, Mar 6th 2024 07:15 pm
In honor of Women's History Month, Catholic Health is hosting a livestream panel discussion from Seneca One Tower titled, "Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Healthcare" from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, March 15.
Defendant pleads guilty ahead of trial for attempted armed robberies targeting convenience stores
Wed, Mar 6th 2024 07:15 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 35-year-old Cesarick Merritt of Buffalo pleaded guilty yesterday to three counts of attempted robbery in the first degree (class "C" violent felonies). The defendant pleaded guilty to the charges in full satisfaction of the indictment ahead of trial, which was scheduled to begin with jury selection tomorrow.
xNYS Department of Labor celebrates Women in Construction Week
Wed, Mar 6th 2024 07:15 pm
The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) is participating in Women in Construction Week, taking place March 3-9.
Hochul launches NYS' first training stipend program for volunteer firefighters
Wed, Mar 6th 2024 07:15 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul has launched New York's first training stipend program for volunteer firefighters.
Hochul announces eclipse events & activities at state parks
Wed, Mar 6th 2024 07:15 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced New York state parks and historic sites will host a range of events and activities to celebrate the rare total solar eclipse passing through Western New York, the Finger Lakes and the Adirondacks on April 8.
Have you heard about the direct file pilot program?
Wed, Mar 6th 2024 07:15 pm
New York state and the Internal Revenue Service have created a new program that allows eligible New Yorkers to e-file their federal and state personal income tax returns for free. The program allows taxpayers to save hundreds of dollars on tax preparation fees.
Brian Kelley is ready to speak his 'Tennessee Truth'
Wed, Mar 6th 2024 07:15 pm
You want to know how Diamond-selling superstar Brian Kelley lives? Turn up the dial on "Tennessee Truth" out May 10.
Hochul, Code for America announce March 12 launch of free program to help New Yorkers file tax returns online
Wed, Mar 6th 2024 07:15 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul and civic tech nonprofit Code for America announced the March 12 launch date for a new tool aimed at making it easier for eligible New Yorkers to file their taxes at no cost.
Memorial Medical Center: $15,000 donation from Fidelis Care to support patient care initiatives, combat food insecurity
Wed, Mar 6th 2024 07:15 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced has received a $15,000 grant from Fidelis Care. This donation is part of $315,000 in grant funding awarded by Fidelis Care to fight food insecurity across the state.
Niagara County to hold career fair at Kenan Center Arena
Wed, Mar 6th 2024 07:15 pm
The Niagara County Department of Employment and Training will be holding its next career fair on Wednesday, March 13, at the Kenan Center Arena in Lockport for those seeking employment. Approximately 60 companies with open positions have signed up to take part.
Morinello announces reelection bid for NYS Assembly
Wed, Mar 6th 2024 01:00 pm
Assemblyman Angelo Morinello, R-C-Niagara Falls, on Wednesday, officially announced he is seeking reelection to the New York State Assembly, working to once again earn the support of the Erie and Niagara county residents he represents.
Sen. Ryan announces location of new district office
Tue, Mar 5th 2024 06:00 pm
New York State Sen. Sean Ryan announced his district office, previously located in downtown Buffalo, has relocated to 1485 Niagara St., between Bird Avenue and Potomac Avenue.
Wilson Central School District student honors
Tue, Mar 5th 2024 04:45 pm
The Wilson Central School District announced the following students were named to its high honor, honor and commendable achievement rolls for the second quarter marking period of the 2023-24 academic year.
Buffalo man sentenced for fatally shooting victim on Genesee Street in summer 2018
Tue, Mar 5th 2024 04:35 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 33-year-old Bryant Ziegler Jr. of Buffalo was sentenced this morning before Erie County Court Judge Suzanne Maxwell Barnes to 25 years in prison followed by four years of post-release supervision.
Department of Labor, Buffalo-area agencies host career exploration day to introduce female students, women to construction trades
Tue, Mar 5th 2024 04:35 pm
In celebration of Women in Construction Week, the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs is joining the Buffalo Employment and Training Center and Buffalo Niagara Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction to host Women and Girls Construction Career Exploration Day on Thursday, March 7.
'Dragon Ball Super' English dub available on Crunchyroll
Tue, Mar 5th 2024 04:00 pm
Crunchyroll announced the English dub for "Dragon Ball Super" has been made available on its streaming service starting today.
Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens nets award
Tue, Mar 5th 2024 01:25 pm
The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) and American Public Gardens Association (Association) are awarding support to 26 public gardens and their community partners engaging in urban agriculture, food-growing, and related education work.
96th Oscars rounds out show presenters
Tue, Mar 5th 2024 01:25 pm
Emily Blunt, Cynthia Erivo, America Ferrera, Sally Field, Ryan Gosling, Ariana Grande, Ben Kingsley, Melissa McCarthy, Issa Rae, Tim Robbins, Steven Spielberg, Mary Steenburgen, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlize Theron, Christoph Waltz and Forest Whitaker will present at the 96th Oscars, executive producer and showrunner Raj Kapoor and executive producers Molly McNearney and Katy Mullan announced today.
Diocese of Buffalo names Bremer director of buildings, properties & central services
Tue, Mar 5th 2024 12:45 pm
The Catholic Diocese of Buffalo recently selected Steven Bremer to be its new director of buildings, properties and central services.
Legendary entertainer Donny Osmond to perform at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Tue, Mar 5th 2024 12:45 pm
One of the most dynamic performers in entertainment is coming to Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino. The legendary Donny Osmond will perform in the Seneca Niagara Event Center at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 13. Tickets on sale at noon on Friday, March 8.
Diana Ross among new performers announced for Fallsview & OLG Stage
Tue, Mar 5th 2024 12:45 pm
Fallsview Casino Resort is gearing up for our "Hot Summer Concert Series" at the OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino starting Victoria Day weekend.
Niagara County Legislator Nemi graduates from County Government Institute
Tue, Mar 5th 2024 12:45 pm
Niagara County Legislator Tony Nemi has graduated from the County Government Institute (CGI), the preeminent certification and education program for county officials in New York state. CGI is a joint educational program between the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) and the Cornell University Community and Regional Development Institute.
Erie County, ECDOH award ECMC opioid crisis grants
Tue, Mar 5th 2024 12:45 pm
Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corp.'s Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine and its Center for Hepatology Care were each awarded $250,000 for a total of $500,000 in grant funding from Erie County and the Erie County Department of Health to aid in the community's response to the opioid crisis.
New York state returned nearly $9.7 million to consumers in 2023
Tue, Mar 5th 2024 12:45 pm
In honor of National Consumer Protection Week, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the Office of Consumer Services at the New York State Department of Public Service - the staff arm of the Public Service Commission - and the New York Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection assisted 276,000 New York households with a variety of consumer protection matters, returning nearly $9.7 million to consumers in 2023.
Sports gear collection drive to benefit Lewiston-Porter Youth Football & Cheer
Tue, Mar 5th 2024 09:35 am
Clean out your garage and donate your used/excess sports gear: Lewiston-Porter Youth Football & Cheer is partnering with Leveling the Playing Field to run a used gear collection drive. Consider dropping off your new or unused equipment to support kids in Western New York practice and play the sports they love!
RRP survey seeks input on improvements at Niagara Falls City Market
Tue, Mar 5th 2024 09:25 am
The Regional Revitalization Partnership (RRP) - a partnership between Empire State Development, local governments, and a host of Western New York foundations - recently launched its effort to breathe new life into Niagara Falls' treasured City Market.
Village of Lewiston adds self-storage law, approves redesigned Academy Park pavilion
Tue, Mar 5th 2024 09:00 am
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston voted Monday to prohibit new, dedicated self-storage facilities - though they left the door open for storage as an accessory use.
Niagara Falls: 19th St. shooting
Mon, Mar 4th 2024 05:35 pm
At approximately 9:30 p.m. Sunday night, Niagara Falls Police responded to the 1100 block of 19th Street, when they heard shots being fired as they were investigating an unrelated call a few blocks away.
CBS casts Austin Stowell as young Leroy Jethro Gibbs in new drama series 'NCIS: Origins'
Mon, Mar 4th 2024 05:10 pm
CBS announced today that Austin Stowell has been cast as young Leroy Jethro Gibbs in the new drama "NCIS: Origins," which has previously been ordered to series for the 2024-25 broadcast season.
Jeremy Camp releases title-track 'Deeper Waters'; 13-song album out May 17th via Capitol CMG
Mon, Mar 4th 2024 05:10 pm
On Friday, award-winning hitmaker Jeremy Camp released "Deeper Waters," the title track to his 14th studio album, out Friday, May 17, via Capitol CMG.
The quiet killer stalking our roads: Drowsy driving
Mon, Mar 4th 2024 04:40 pm
Driving while battling the urge to fall asleep is a familiar feeling for many. However, soon-to-be-published research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety reveals the shocking lethality of drowsy driving.
Kearns sponsors special one-stop passport acceptance fairs
Mon, Mar 4th 2024 03:55 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. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting the Erie County clerk's outreach center at 716-858-8864.

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