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WNYB-TV & TCT Network celebrate 40 years of Christian television
Tue, May 2nd 2017 12:40 pm
To celebrate a milestone 40th anniversary, TCT will hold open house event from 1-7 p.m. May 18 at WNYB, 5775 Big Tree Road, Orchard Park.
K-LOVE Fan Awards voting now open, uniting fans to support military heroes in a big way
Tue, May 2nd 2017 12:40 pm
Voting is now underway for the 2017 K-LOVE Fan Awards, empowering fans to not only select winners in each category, but additionally play a part in awarding a newly renovated, mortgage-free home for a combat wounded hero or Gold Star spouse through the Military Warriors Support Foundation (MWSF).
Collins, Swalwell re-introduce bipartisan measure to spur small business development
Tue, May 2nd 2017 12:40 pm
U.S. Reps Chris Collins (NY-27) and Eric Swalwell (CA-15) kicked off Small Business Week by re-introducing the Main Street Revival Act of 2017. This legislation is designed to expedite local small business development in underserved areas.
Norris invites public to boater safety course
Tue, May 2nd 2017 12:40 pm
Assemblyman Mike Norris is inviting all boaters to attend a free boating safety course, held in conjunction with the Niagara County Sheriff's Office, on Saturday, May 20, at the Barker Volunteer Fire Co.
Artpark adds 'Big Bang' by Plasticiens Volants, William Close & The Earth Harp Collective
Tue, May 2nd 2017 11:35 am
For over four decades, Artpark has been a unique destination for new and experimental statements of art, nature and performance. In keeping with that idea this summer, Artpark & Company has announced a concert featuring two visually stunning outdoor spectacles: William Close & The Earth Harp Collective, and "Big Bang" by the French performance group Plasticiens Volants. The show will conclude the 2017 season on Saturday, Sept. 2.
Niagara University announces 2017 commencement honorees
Tue, May 2nd 2017 09:05 am
Niagara University's 2017 schedule of commencement ceremonies will be highlighted by addresses from the 2016 National Teacher of the Year, a Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee and the author of the acclaimed biography "Alexander Hamilton."
Niagara Interfaith Chaplaincy: U.S., Canada police agencies to honor officers killed on duty
Tue, May 2nd 2017 08:55 am
Law enforcement personnel who died in the line of duty will be honored at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, at the 20th annual Niagara Interfaith Chaplaincy Police Memorial Service.
American Niagara Hospitality looks to build $70M project in downtown Niagara Falls, add 200-room luxury hotel & daredevil waterpark
Mon, May 1st 2017 08:00 pm
American Niagara Hospitality announced plans at the Niagara Falls City Council meeting on Monday for a "game-changing" development to be located at Niagara's premier location at Old Falls Street and Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino. ANH plans call for a $50-million, 200-room, upscale, all-suite hotel, along with a $20 million daredevil-themed waterpark.
Applebee's partners with Operation Gratitude to give back to troops during Military Appreciation Month
Mon, May 1st 2017 04:15 pm
A longtime supporter of the U.S. military, T.L. Cannon Companies and its 62 Applebee's restaurants across upstate New York, Connecticut and Northern Pennsylvania announced its partnership with Operation Gratitude - a nonprofit, volunteer-based organization that sends care packages overseas - as part of its Military Appreciation Month celebration in May.
Darien Lake announces opening date for 54th season
Mon, May 1st 2017 04:15 pm
Darien Lake, Western New York's largest theme park, will open for its 54th season on Saturday, May 6.
National Fuel offers flooding precautions during spring storms
Mon, May 1st 2017 04:05 pm
In light of the storms predicted to move through Western New York this week, National Fuel offers customers the following information should they experience flooding:
Hottest dance show on TV tours America this summer, in 'Dancing With The Stars: Live! - Hot Summer Nights'
Mon, May 1st 2017 03:15 pm
Following the success of the sold-out "Dancing with the Stars: Live! - We Came to Dance" tour this winter, TV's hottest dance show is going back on tour across America this summer in "Dancing with the Stars: Live! - Hot Summer Nights."
Artpark: More than meets the eye
Mon, May 1st 2017 02:55 pm
Summer is approaching quickly in Western New York and, with it, a new season of music, art and entertainment.
Lifehouse signs with Webster Public Relations
Mon, May 1st 2017 12:55 pm
Webster Public Relations has announced the signing of rock band Lifehouse to its roster for publicity representation.
What's 'Happening in Niagara'? A Taste of Lewiston!
Mon, May 1st 2017 12:55 pm
Jerry Wolfgang, host of LCTV's "Happening in Niagara," recently interviewed Eva Nicklas of Lewiston Council on the Arts and Corey McGowan of Corey McGowan Productions. They talked about the upcoming revival of "A Taste of Lewiston," which is happening on Saturday, May 27, on Center Street.
Garden Club: Celebrating '90 Years and Growing' in Lewiston
Mon, May 1st 2017 12:50 pm
As you are walking through Hennepin Park or enjoying the container gardens along Center Street this spring, you can thank a dedicated group of volunteers who lend their time and gardening talents to enhance the natural beauty of our historic community.
Erie County Parks and Land Conservancy collaborate to create new natural habitat park along lakeshore
Mon, May 1st 2017 12:20 pm
Last spring, a generous landowner donated a beautiful, eight-acre forest on a bluff overlooking Lake Erie in Derby to the Western New York Land Conservancy.
'First Home Club' encourages, supports home ownership
Mon, May 1st 2017 12:20 pm
The Summit Federal Credit Union has launched its "First Home Club," a program to help members of The Summit save money for the down payment and closing costs of a first home.
Niagara County to collect household hazardous waste
Mon, May 1st 2017 12:10 pm
Niagara County is rolling out a new voucher system for household hazardous waste collection, Infrastructure and Facilities Committee Chairman John Syracuse and Refuse District Committee Chairman Mike Hill announced. The program officially begins May 1 and runs through Aug. 31.
Higgins requests data on expenditure of waterfront development funding
Mon, May 1st 2017 12:10 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, is asking Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. (ECHDC) to provide a full accounting of the expenditure of funding provided for Buffalo waterfront development through the federal relicensing settlement with the New York Power Authority.
Niagara Falls State Park to host ride-and-drive event featuring clean fuel vehicles
Mon, May 1st 2017 12:10 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, and Clean Communities of Western NY, will host a "ride-and-drive" event featuring clean fuel vehicles. It will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, on Goat Island at Niagara Falls State Park.
Roofers recruit apprentices
Mon, May 1st 2017 11:50 am
The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Roofers, Local Union No. 74 (Western New York), will conduct a recruitment from May 29 through May 25, 2018, for 20 roofer apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced.
Buffalo Sabres auctioning off game-worn & team-issued jerseys
Mon, May 1st 2017 11:50 am
The Buffalo Sabres are holding an online auction featuring game-worn and team-issued jerseys. The auction began Friday and will go until 9 p.m. Sunday, May 14. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Buffalo Sabres Foundation.
Reigning queen of country pop Shania Twain rocks Stagecoach; announces new single, 'Life's About To Get Good' & first album in 15 years
Mon, May 1st 2017 11:50 am
Global superstar and five-time Grammy Award winner Shania Twain rocked Stagecoach Saturday night, thrilling 75,000 music fans who made their way to Indio over the weekend.
Seacrest in: Ryan joins Kelly Ripa as permanent co-host of 'Live'
Mon, May 1st 2017 11:25 am
A new era in daytime television began today when Kelly Ripa introduced the permanent co-host joining her on the top-rated, Emmy-winning "Live" franchise. Veteran broadcaster Ryan Seacrest is the new co-host of the newly re-christened "Live with Kelly and Ryan."
Public notice: Notice of public hearing on school district smart schools preliminary investment plan
Mon, May 1st 2017 11:05 am
LEGAL NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Grand Island Central School District will hold a public hearing on the District's proposed Smart Schools Bond Act Preliminary Investment Plan, pursuant to The Smart Schools Bond Act (SSBA) of 2014, at the Grand Island High School PD Room 137, 1100 Ransom Road, Grand Island, New York, on the 17th day of May, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
'The Chew' sweeps into spring with 'Food Fantasy Week,' and a Cinco de Mayo packed with games, surprises & superstars
Sat, Apr 29th 2017 12:00 pm
Dreamy guests and divine dishes, fantastic feasts, and mystery moments that could change one co-host forever - it's May sweeps on "The Chew!" Emmy Award-winning co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz welcome celebrities from TV, books and movies to the show the week of May 1-5 (1 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.
Town of Lewiston: NYPA rebate is coming by mail
Sat, Apr 29th 2017 09:05 am
Good news for Lewiston's residential electrical users: Those long-awaited New York Power Authority hydropower rebates will soon be coming in the mail.
Silo staffers upbeat as they prepare for another busy summer in Lewiston
Sat, Apr 29th 2017 09:00 am
When you crank out 2,000 orders a day, all summer long, season after season - as The Silo Restaurant does - you're bound to make a few fans.
Ellicott Development wasting no time in demolishing properties at future plaza site
Sat, Apr 29th 2017 09:00 am
Two of the three buildings on the Center Street side of Ellicott Development's 4.1-acre parcel were torn down Wednesday, as the Buffalo property management firm prepares to build a mixed-use plaza in Lewiston.
St. Peter's to honor Mary Ruth Baumler, Cathy Daly at annual 'Grand Gala'
Sat, Apr 29th 2017 07:00 am
For many people, finding time to give back can be a challenge. But for both Mary Ruth Baumler and Catherine "Cathy" Daly, volunteering and supporting St. Peter R.C. School has been a way of life for many years.
IJC responds to Lake Ontario flooding
Sat, Apr 29th 2017 07:00 am
The International Joint Commission's Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board, which regulates the outflows from Lake Ontario under Plan 2014 as required in a 2016 Supplementary Order by the IJC, issued the following on April 25 with respect to the high water conditions affecting Lake Ontario, particularly on the southern shores of the lake in New York:
Obituary: Whitney Jade Washuta
Sat, Apr 29th 2017 12:25 am
Whitney Jade Washuta, 25, of Youngstown, passed away on April 18, 2017.
Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce Awards Gala photo gallery
Sat, Apr 29th 2017 12:15 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce honored businesses and individuals at its annual Chamber Awards Gala on Friday at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Obituary: Doug Smith
Fri, Apr 28th 2017 11:05 pm
Doug Smith, whose 68-year career included stints at numerous Western New York newspapers, ballparks and community theater groups as well as WIVB-TV, died quietly at his home in Cortland on April 20, 2017.
Shen Yun at Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo May 4-7
Fri, Apr 28th 2017 10:50 pm
Shen Yun Performing Arts returns to Buffalo for four shows at Shea's Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St. The critically acclaimed presentation takes to the stage at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 5, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 6, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 7.
Save the date: Annual 10 Mile Sidewalk & Garage Sale returns June 9-11
Fri, Apr 28th 2017 10:45 pm
You're invited to attend an affordable, regionwide shopping spree Friday, June 9, through Sunday, June 11. The annual 10 Mile Sidewalk & Garage Sale will, once again, pair sellers with eager buyers.
Lea Michele's new album, 'Places,' available now
Fri, Apr 28th 2017 04:05 pm
Actress and singer Lea Michele releases her sophomore album, "Places," today, available to stream and purchase HERE. The 11-track album went straight to No.1 on iTunes' pop chart upon release and features the previously released "Love Is Alive," "Anything's Possible" and "Run To You."
Fashion Outlets Niagara Falls USA holds 3rd annual Dumpster Mural Contest
Fri, Apr 28th 2017 04:05 pm
Macerich's Fashion Outlets Niagara Falls USA recently held its third annual Earth Day Dumpster Mural contest, in partnership with Guard Contracting Corp. The contest featured artwork from two local schools demonstrating their vision of Earth Day. Students created murals on Dumpsters in the Military Road parking lot.