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Food Network orders seconds of 'Ginormous Food'
Thu, Jan 19th 2017 04:00 pm
Midway through the first season, Food Network announced today it has picked up 13 additional episodes of new primetime series "Ginormous Food." The show stars comedian and food fanatic Josh Denny, who travels the country tasting the greatest and biggest dishes, while learning about the amazing stories and people behind them.
New series 'Tough Mudder: The Challenge Within' to debut on CW Seed on Thursday, Feb. 2
Thu, Jan 19th 2017 04:00 pm
The CW Network and Tough Mudder Inc., the leading active lifestyle brand, will debut a new multiplatform six-part series, "Tough Mudder: The Challenge Within," on Thursday, Feb. 2, on CW Seed, The CW's digital network. The finale will premiere as a one-hour broadcast special event on The CW, Tuesday, Feb. 14 (8 p.m. ET/PT).
DEC asks for hunter input on fall 2017 waterfowl seasons
Thu, Jan 19th 2017 04:00 pm
Hunters are invited to submit recommendations to regional waterfowl hunter task forces to help set the dates of the fall 2017 duck-hunting seasons for each of the state's waterfowl hunting zones. Entries are due by Feb. 19, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced.
Aaron Lewis continues 'Sinner' tour with jam-packed schedule
Thu, Jan 19th 2017 03:55 pm
Aaron Lewis started 2017 where he ended 2016: with sold-out performances this past weekend in Greensboro, Raleigh and Charlotte. He has an upcoming sold-out schedule promoting his critically acclaimed album "Sinner" (Dot Records).
Niagara University accepting registrations for winter/spring 2017 continuing education courses
Thu, Jan 19th 2017 03:55 pm
Niagara University's Office of Continuing Education is accepting registrations for its winter/spring 2017 schedule of courses. Credit-free classes are offered in person and online.
Registration opens for 5th annual 'Spring It On' campaign
Thu, Jan 19th 2017 03:55 pm
The United Way of Buffalo & Erie County has opened registration for its successful "Spring It On" campaign for interested nonprofit organizations. Now in its fifth year, the annual campaign is a 24-hour fundraising event designed to raise awareness and funds for not-for-profit organizations throughout Western New York with a unique one-day focus.
Kenan Center to launch 50th anniversary celebration
Thu, Jan 19th 2017 02:40 pm
In 2017, the Kenan Center celebrates 50 years of enriching lives in the community through cultural, educational and recreational opportunities for all ages.
Lighthouse Café reopens Saturday
Wed, Jan 18th 2017 08:45 pm
Brian and Christa Yak with special guest Ben Tagg return to The Lighthouse Café at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21. It will be a night of "music with a message," with various hot beverages and snacks available for purchase.
TNT's hit series 'Major Crimes' renewed for season 6
Wed, Jan 18th 2017 06:05 pm
Turner's TNT has picked up a sixth season of the popular crime-drama "Major Crimes," from Warner Bros. Television, which has consistently ranked as one of cable's most-watched drama series since its chart-topping debut in 2012.
NBC to preview 'Chicago Justice' on Wednesday, March 1
Wed, Jan 18th 2017 06:00 pm
NBC will offer audiences a preview of "Chicago Justice," the newest installment of superproducer Dick Wolf's highly successful "Chicago" franchise, on Wednesday, March 1 (10 p.m. ET/PT).
Kleinhans Music Hall Management Inc. elects new members, officers
Wed, Jan 18th 2017 06:00 pm
At its annual meeting Tuesday, the board of directors of Kleinhans Music Hall Management Inc., the nonprofit established in 1940 to operate the famous venue, elected Tania Werbizky and Jeremy Oczek to serve three-year terms as members.
NBC, LeBron James score with hit series 'The Wall,' as network orders 20 additional episodes
Wed, Jan 18th 2017 06:00 pm
NBC has ordered 20 more episodes of its edge-of-your-seat new alternative hit "The Wall," executive produced by NBA superstar LeBron James and Maverick Carter and hosted by Chris Hardwick.
Sabres to host students from Future Goals program
Wed, Jan 18th 2017 06:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team will once again host more than 2,500 local students as part of the NHL and NHLPA Future Goals program at KeyBank Center on Jan. 19. Future Goals focuses on using the game of hockey to teach science, technology engineering and mathematics.
Cuomo proposes extension of state film tax credit program through 2022
Wed, Jan 18th 2017 06:00 pm
Recognizing the impact of the New York state film tax credit program, leaders of the film and television production industry in New York applauded Gov. Andrew Cuomo's 2017-18 executive budget proposal, which includes a full extension of the program, at $420 million per year, through 2022.
Fall's best reviewed & no. 1-rated new series, 'This Is Us,' receives renewal for 2 additional seasons
Wed, Jan 18th 2017 05:55 pm
To the delight of a large and passionate fan base, NBC has ordered two, minimum-18-episode seasons of its Tuesday night drama "This Is Us." The Pearson family will be spending a few more birthdays with NBC.
Morinello: Capitol halls are silent on ethics reforms
Wed, Jan 18th 2017 05:55 pm
The silence is so noticeable you can hear a pin drop.
NBC reunites 'Will & Grace' (and Jack and Karen)
Wed, Jan 18th 2017 05:55 pm
NBC is officially bringing back television's favorite foursome with a 10-episode limited run of "Will & Grace" during the 2017-18 season.
State of the County: McNall says redouble budget efforts
Wed, Jan 18th 2017 09:40 am
Comparing County Manager Rick Updegrove to a marksman, Legislature Chairman Wm. Keith McNall, R-Lockport, praised the 2017 county budget while making clear he expects a continuation of fiscally conservative policies.
'The Destroyer' Dick Beyer receives PWI's Stanley Weston Award for lifetime achievement
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 05:30 pm
Pro Wrestling Illustrated has named "The Destroyer" Dick Beyer the recipient of the 2016 Stanley Weston Award, the magazine's lifetime achievement award.
Cordish Companies donate 333 Prospect Street to Niagara County Community College Foundation
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 05:30 pm
Niagara County Community College President James P. Klyczek on Tuesday announced the Cordish Companies donated the land at 333 Prospect St., Niagara Falls, to the NCCC Foundation.
ABC's No. 1 hit reality show, 'Dancing with the Stars,' returns with an all-new season in March
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 05:00 pm
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" will return for its 24th season on Monday, March 20 (8-10:01 p.m. EST).
A Night of Symphonic Rock coming to Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino April 28
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 05:00 pm
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino announced A Night of Symphonic Rock will perform inside the Seneca Niagara Events Center at 8 p.m. April 28. Tickets go on sale at noon on Friday and start at $25.
Gino's Italian Bakery creates Summit signature cupcake
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 04:55 pm
Gino's Italian Bakery of Buffalo is creating signature cannoli cupcakes for The Summit Federal Credit Union Wine & Chocolate Festival in Buffalo.
January rabies vaccination clinic coming to North Buffalo Community Center
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 04:55 pm
The Erie County Department of Health, in conjunction with the SPCA Serving Erie County, the Niagara Frontier Veterinary Society, and the Veterinary Technology Program at Medaille College, has announced a free rabies vaccination clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets to be held from 3-7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the North Buffalo Community Center.
Buffalo Sabres Alumni Wine Festival returns
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 04:55 pm
The Buffalo Sabres Alumni Association is hosting the 13th annual Sabres Alumni Wine Festival from 6-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, at KeyBank Center.
Heart of Niagara holding 5th 'Taste of the Niagara Region' fundraiser
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 04:50 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will hold its fifth annual "Heart to Heart, Taste of the Niagara Region" fundraiser from noon until 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at The Conference and Event Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St.
Sunnking Inc. purchases heavy-duty machinery to automate processing
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 04:50 pm
Duane Beckett, CEO of Sunnking Inc., has announced the purchase of equipment to shred and separate electronic devices to maximize materials recovery. With improved efficiency, Sunnking can process high volumes of end-of-life electronics at its R2-certified facility, and have cleaner streams of reusable commodities.
Lockport: Nominate a recipient for 12th annual 'Key to the Locks' award
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 04:50 pm
The Erie Canal Discovery Center and Niagara History Center are seeking nominees for the 12th annual "Key to the Locks" award.
Civil rights icon visits Lewiston
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 04:05 pm
Lee Simonson, Susan Geissler, Pete Henderson and Tim Henderson (aka Josiah Tryon) welcomed Dorothy Counts-Scoggins to the Village of Lewiston on Tuesday. Almost 60 years ago, at the age of 15, Counts-Scoggins was the first black student to attend Harding High School in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Ten Lives Club gears up to host 8th annual chili cook-off contest
Mon, Jan 16th 2017 05:15 pm
Ten Lives Club Cat Adoption Group announced its eighth annual chili cook-off will take place from 12:30-3 p.m. this Sunday, Jan. 22, at J's White Elephant, 1404 Abbott Road, Lackawanna.
'Powerful Tools for Caregivers' event in Youngstown
Mon, Jan 16th 2017 02:50 pm
The First Presbyterian Church of Youngstown will hold an informational event on caring for elderly/disabled. Venture Forthe will present "Powerful Tools for Caregivers" at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, at 100 Church St. Representatives will cover all aspects of being a caregiver and where to gain assistance.
11th annual Sweet Charity to benefit Food Bank of WNY
Mon, Jan 16th 2017 02:40 pm
Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy food and drink selections from more than 40 Western New York establishments during the 11th annual Sweet Charity to benefit the Food Bank of Western New York.
NBC's Chiefs-Steelers is most-watched, highest-rated primetime playoff game ever in NFL Divisional & Wild Card rounds
Mon, Jan 16th 2017 02:35 pm
The Pittsburgh Steelers' down-to-the-wire 18-16 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Divisional Playoff on NBC Sunday night averaged a total audience delivery (TAD) of 37.4 million viewers across NBC and NBC Sports Digital platforms, according to Fast National data released by The Nielsen Company, and digital data from Adobe Analytics.
Families invited for free pancake breakfast at St. Peter's R.C. School open house
Mon, Jan 16th 2017 01:15 pm
St. Peter's R.C. School will be hosting its annual pancake breakfast and open house from 9 a.m. until noon on Sunday, Jan. 29, in the school cafeteria, 140 N. Sixth St., Lewiston.
Lewiston Garden Club meeting
Mon, Jan 16th 2017 11:35 am
The Lewiston Garden Club will hold its monthly meeting at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 23, at the Lewiston Public Library, 305 S. Eighth St. The guest speaker will be John Farfaglia from the Cornell Cooperative Extension, who will discuss how to identify insects on plants and how to treat them.
Buffalo Sabres recall Cal O'Reilly
Mon, Jan 16th 2017 11:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres on Monday announced the team recalled forward Cal O'Reilly from the Rochester Americans (AHL).
16th anniversary of 'Tony n' Tina's Wedding'
Mon, Jan 16th 2017 11:00 am
Actors Anonymous Theatre Co. is celebrating its 16th season of "Tony n' Tina's Wedding," one of the longest-running interactive shows in Western New York. The staging takes place at the Lancaster Country Club, 6061 Broadway St.
Mixed news at pump with gas prices; some motorists getting a break this holiday
Mon, Jan 16th 2017 10:55 am
Gas prices are finally retreating. The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is now $2.34 per gallon, down 3 cents from last week, but up 43 cents from one year ago. The New York state average is $2.54 per gallon, no change from last week. A year ago, the state average was $2.16.
Dr. Matthew DiPaola to present program on shoulder arthritis
Mon, Jan 16th 2017 10:55 am
Although shoulders are less likely to be involved with arthritis than hips or knees, shoulder arthritis is quite common. But, its not always as straightforward as one might think.
WNY dance students work with Christine Cali
Mon, Jan 16th 2017 10:55 am
Students from The Lewiston Dance Center and the Grand Island Dance Center recently had a workshop with Christine Cali. She is the artistic director of the dance company CALI & CO in San Francisco, and also a dance professor at Sonoma State University in California.