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Mental Health Association in Niagara County holding meat raffle fundraising event
Mon, Feb 5th 2024 04:00 pm
The Mental Health Association in Niagara County will host a meat raffle fundraiser on Saturday, March 23, at the St. Johnsburg Firehall, 7165 Ward Road, North Tonawanda. Doors open at 5:45 p.m., with the first round starting at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds from the sales will go toward programming and services for those living with a mental health diagnosis in Niagara County.
Niagara Arts Guild meeting
Mon, Feb 5th 2024 03:55 pm
The Feb. 9 meeting of the Niagara Arts Guild features a presentation on "The Power of Edges in Artistic Expression." Artists are welcome to join the meeting at 7 p.m. at the Dale Association, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. Vice President Rhonda Daigler will lead a demonstration of painting edges in watercolor and acrylic.
Personal trainer student shows she is career-focused
Mon, Feb 5th 2024 03:55 pm
Rachel Williams from Lewiston-Porter High School has taken the certified personal trainer program at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center for the past two years. This past January, she completed her personal training certification exam with the National Academy of Sports Medicine.
'America's Got Talent' winner Darci Lynne releases 'Push Our Luck'
Mon, Feb 5th 2024 03:55 pm
Darci Lynne, the youngest contestant to ever win "America's Got Talent," ventures into another avenue of entertainment with the release of her debut single, "Push Our Luck," today.
Crunchyroll to be added to Samsung Smart TVs globally, providing anime access to millions
Mon, Feb 5th 2024 03:50 pm
Crunchyroll, the ultimate home for anime worldwide, has announced a new collaboration with Samsung Electronics that will enable Samsung Smart TV users across the globe to easily discover and enjoy anime directly on their screens.
CW Network orders 2nd season of high-octane motorsports documentary series '100 Days to Indy'
Mon, Feb 5th 2024 03:50 pm
The CW Network announced the motorsports documentary series "100 Days to Indy" will return for a second season this spring. The six-part unscripted series from Penske Entertainment takes viewers behind the scenes and onto the track with the NTT IndyCar Series superstar drivers as they prepare to compete for racing's greatest prize: the Indianapolis 500.
Shamus hosts 'History Center Night'
Mon, Feb 5th 2024 03:00 pm
The Shamus Restaurant in Lockport will host "History Center Night" - to benefit the Niagara County Historical Society - on Wednesday, Feb. 28.
Q&A: Benjamin Levi Aguilar on origin of Dante Torres, opportunity to work on 'Chicago P.D.'
Mon, Feb 5th 2024 02:45 pm
In this week's episode, officer Dante Torres' two worlds will again collide when he's called to go undercover.
Welcome to Lewiston, Full Circle Mind & Body Yoga Studio
Mon, Feb 5th 2024 12:25 pm
Full Circle Mind & Body Yoga Studio recently celebrated a ribbon-cutting with the Upward Niagara Chamber of Commerce, at a new location: 400 Plain St.
HAL hosts talk on Niagara Power Project
Mon, Feb 5th 2024 11:20 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston's next program, "The Niagara Power Project, An Inside Look," will be presented at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah Fellowship Hall, 915 Oneida St.
First-of-its-kind NFL Flag Championships coming this summer
Mon, Feb 5th 2024 10:10 am
The National Football League announced the NFL Flag Championships, the world's premiere youth football flag tournament, will be hosted on July 19-21, at the Hall of Fame Village in Canton, Ohio. The NFL Flag Championships will feature over 280 teams of girls and boys, NFL Flag regional winners from across the country representing all 32 NFL clubs.
Apple TV+ drops trailer for new original 'Peanuts' special, 'Snoopy Presents: Welcome Home, Franklin'
Mon, Feb 5th 2024 10:10 am
Apple TV+ on Friday released the trailer for the all-new, highly anticipated "Peanuts" special "Snoopy Presents: Welcome Home, Franklin," premiering globally on Friday, Feb. 16.
Jaime Jamgochian taps genre-spanning luminaries for long-awaited 'Sacred Surrender'
Mon, Feb 5th 2024 10:10 am
Boasting a lineup of genre-spanning special guests, "Sacred Surrender" is set to bow March 22 from Dove Award-nominated singer/songwriter Jaime Jamgochian.
As we say goodbye to January, we enter season of increasing pump prices
Mon, Feb 5th 2024 10:05 am
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $3.15, up 4 cents from last Monday. One year ago, the price was $3.48. The New York state average is $3.28, up 2 cents from one week ago. A year ago, the NYS average was $3.56.
'Big R': Ransomville Speedway hosts registration meeting to start 2024 season
Mon, Feb 5th 2024 10:05 am
Ransomville Speedway hosted a drivers registration meeting for both the Friday night stock car program and Thursday night go-kart program on Saturday at the Ransomville Firehall.
Buffalo Society of Artists to host monthly 'socials' at Beebe's at the Hunt Gallery
Mon, Feb 5th 2024 10:05 am
The Buffalo Society of Artists (BSA) invites art enthusiasts, creatives and the community at large to join its monthly social event at Beebe's at the Hunt Gallery, located at 403 Main St., Buffalo. The first social of 2024 will take place from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22.
Ashley's Lingerie & Swimwear expands into Lewiston
Sat, Feb 3rd 2024 03:00 pm
Ashley Doll sure picked the right day to launch Ashley's Lingerie & Swimwear in Lewiston.
Grand Island farming: Eating good in our neighborhood
Sat, Feb 3rd 2024 07:00 am
Forget, for a moment, that we're in the dead of winter, maybe even suffering a touch of the seasonal blues. Here's a story about farming on Grand Island to warm your hearts and stomachs and send the winter doldrums packing.
Shaded Dahlia Piercing & Tattoo Parlor story, part II: The art of the tattoo
Sat, Feb 3rd 2024 07:00 am
Daniel Black, who co-owns the Shaded Dahlia Piercing & Tattoo Parlor, in the Grand Island Plaza, has worked as a tattoo artist since he began his apprenticeship in 2005, except for his seven years in active duty with the U.S. Army infantry, from 2009-16. In this interview, Daniel and his wife, Sara, talk about tattooing as an art form.
GICSD offers Youth Mental Health First Aid training to all district employees
Sat, Feb 3rd 2024 07:00 am
Youth mental health is in crisis, according to Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, who, in December 2021, stated that mental health challenges were leading to "devastating effects" for young people, according to a March 21, 2023, article in The New York Times.
Rotary Club of Grand Island: Heard about the total eclipse coming April 8?
Sat, Feb 3rd 2024 07:00 am
We're excited to share an exceptional learning opportunity with you! The Rotary Club of Grand Island has graciously invited Dr. Kevin Williams, the esteemed director of the Whitworth Ferguson Planetarium at SUNY Buffalo State University and associate professor of geosciences, to deliver a captivating presentation on the upcoming solar eclipse.
Safeguarding your confidentiality: Island Ship Center's secure shredding services
Sat, Feb 3rd 2024 07:00 am
In the era of information overload and heightened concerns about data security, the importance of secure document disposal cannot be overstated. At Island Ship Center, our independently owned community pack and ship store, we understand the significance of safeguarding your confidential information. That's why we're proud to offer secure shredding services in collaboration with our trusted partner, Shred-it.
Obituary: Edna E. Braddell
Sat, Feb 3rd 2024 07:00 am
Edna E. Braddell of Grand Island died on Jan. 29, 2024.
Obituary: Marilyn P. Synakowski
Sat, Feb 3rd 2024 07:00 am
Marilyn P. Synakowski passed away on Jan. 20, 2024, at Elderwood Grand Island, where she had been a resident for five months.
Banko joins Simply Amazed Salon
Sat, Feb 3rd 2024 06:55 am
Kimberly Banko recently joined the team of professionals at Simply Amazed Salon. A third-generation Islander, Banko has 15-plus years' experience and has always had a passion for doing hair.
NYS: $30 million awarded for supportive housing
Fri, Feb 2nd 2024 05:05 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced $30 million in supportive housing funding to serve older adults, survivors of domestic and gender-based violence, veterans and chronically homeless families, and individuals with a mental illness or substance use disorder.
Shinedown releases live version crossover hit 'A Symptom Of Being Human'
Fri, Feb 2nd 2024 04:55 pm
Multi-Platinum, chart-topping band Shinedown has released a live version of their current No. 1 single "A Symptom Of Being Human." The new version was recorded in Denver this past fall at the final date of their headlining "The Revolutions Live Tour."
Elevation Rhythm & Forrest Frank release "PRAISES (remix)"
Fri, Feb 2nd 2024 04:50 pm
Elevation Rhythm and Forrest Frank have collaborated to release "PRAISES (remix)," available today. The release is accompanied by a music video that is available now on YouTube.
Passion announces new live album, 'Call on Heaven,' releasing March 1
Fri, Feb 2nd 2024 04:50 pm
sixstepsrecords / Capitol CMG's Passion announces the group's newest live album, "Call on Heaven," releasing March 1, with the presave/preorder available today.
Hochul announces New York State Parks centennial 'Share Your Story'
Fri, Feb 2nd 2024 04:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the digital "Share Your Story" project and invited the public to share stories, photos and videos reminiscing on their experiences at New York state parks and historic sites. The multimedia campaign will run throughout 2024 in celebration of the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation's centennial.
Taste of Buffalo announces Tom Mahoney as 2024 chair, announces restaurant registration deadline of Feb. 12
Fri, Feb 2nd 2024 04:50 pm
The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops announced Tom Mahoney as chair of the 2024 event.
DEC announces changes to sporting license fulfillment beginning Aug. 1
Fri, Feb 2nd 2024 04:50 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced that, by Aug. 1, the paper used for state sporting licenses and carcass tags will change from special stock synthetic paper to plain paper.
Goo Goo Dolls return with new single 'Beautiful Lie'
Fri, Feb 2nd 2024 03:45 pm
Today, multi-Platinum, four-time Grammy-nominated rock band Goo Goo Dolls return with a new single, "Beautiful Lie," via Warner Records.
Hochul announces launch of TAP eligibility for SUNY & CUNY workforce development programs
Fri, Feb 2nd 2024 03:40 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the launch of the first-ever Tuition Assistance Program eligibility to cover hundreds of SUNY and CUNY non-degree programs that lead to jobs in high-demand, growing fields.
Statement by Congressman Brian Higgins as he completes his service in Congress
Fri, Feb 2nd 2024 03:30 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, released the following statement as he prepares to finish his last day representing New York's 26th District in the House of Representatives.
Griffon Brewing opens in Youngstown
Fri, Feb 2nd 2024 11:10 am
Ken Scibetta's and Ed Webster's culinary empire is expanding with the new Griffon Brewing tap room in the Village of Youngstown. The restaurateurs, whose other Griffon locations include Lewiston, Niagara Falls and East Aurora, are taking over a space formerly used as a supermarket.
Favorites Pizza named best in Western New York
Fri, Feb 2nd 2024 11:05 am
At Favorites, there is more than two-dozen types of specialty pizza on the menu and, typically, up to a dozen-and-a-half different types of pizza slices - plus dinner items and more than 50 different sorts of subs
US Border Patrol to hold information session on illegal crossings
Fri, Feb 2nd 2024 11:00 am
Responding to increased local concerns stemming from a spike in illegal border activity in the lower Niagara River, officials from the Niagara Falls Station of U.S. Customs and Border Protection have announced plans to hold an informational meeting.
Modern launches new 'Pathway' in Lewiston
Fri, Feb 2nd 2024 11:00 am
As February opens, long-awaited service changes are now moving ahead with Modern Disposal Services - welcome news for Town of Lewiston residents.
'Sip, Shop and Eat - Lewiston Style' returns this Saturday
Fri, Feb 2nd 2024 10:05 am
Lewiston merchants and restaurateurs will team up on Saturday to present the fifth annual "Sip, Shop and Eat - Lewiston Style!" This year's Valentine's Day-themed event features a scavenger hunt wherein shoppers can enter to win the prize baskets shown in these photos. In addition, stores will have special deals available for customers.

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