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Buffalo Sabres Road Crew to make tour stops in Las Vegas, Raleigh
Tue, Jan 14th 2020 04:20 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team's Road Crew will make two stops during its annual tour. The first stop will be on Feb. 27 in Las Vegas prior to the team's game against the Golden Knights on Feb. 28. That will be followed by a second stop in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Monday, March 16, one day before the Sabres' game against the Hurricanes on March 17. Tickets are $15 each for each event, with all proceeds benefiting the Buffalo Sabres Foundation.
Christian Sands High Wire Trio to kick off 'Art of Jazz at the Philharmonic' series Feb. 2 at Kleinhans Music Hall
Tue, Jan 14th 2020 04:15 pm
The Christian Sands High Wire Trio, led by Grammy-winning pianist Sands, will kick off the new "Art of Jazz at the Philharmonic" series at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, in the Mary Seaton Room at Kleinhans Music Hall. The trio will perform a special tribute to the legendary jazz pianist Erroll Garner - beloved for "Concert By the Sea," one of the top-selling albums in jazz history - and his classic ballad "Misty."
Angelo Morinello announces 2020 reelection bid
Tue, Jan 14th 2020 02:10 pm
Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R-C-I-Ref-Niagara Falls) today announced he'll run for reelection to the New York State Assembly in 2020.
Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo opens 2020 scholarship application process
Tue, Jan 14th 2020 01:10 pm
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo scholarship application process for the 2020-21 academic year is now open. Applications are due by May 1 and must be submitted online.
Want to umpire in 2020?
Tue, Jan 14th 2020 01:10 pm
The Niagara Falls Umpire Association is seeking men and women ages 16 and older to join as umpires. Members work high school baseball for the Niagara Frontier League, as well as many summer leagues in the Niagara County and Grand Island areas.
PEOPLE, Entertainment Weekly & TNT live at 26th Screen Actors Guild Awards red carpet
Tue, Jan 14th 2020 01:10 pm
PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly, in partnership with TNT, will host the official live, red carpet streaming pre-show in celebration of the Screen Actors Guild Awards at 5:30 p.m. ET Sunday, Jan. 19.
Styx, Sebastian Maniscalco, Alice Cooper announce March performance dates at Fallsview
Tue, Jan 14th 2020 01:10 pm
Stand-up comedian and actor Sebastian Maniscalco, American rock band Styx, and heavy metal, hard rock singer-songwriter Alice Cooper announce March performance dates at Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort.
State Office for the Aging encourages older New Yorkers to get flu shot
Tue, Jan 14th 2020 11:45 am
With the dramatic increase in the number of reported flu cases and hospitalizations across the state in recent weeks, the New York State Office for the Aging reminds older New Yorkers and caregivers about the importance of getting their flu vaccination as soon as possible. It's not too late - flu season can extend as late as May.
DiNapoli: School district tax levy cap below 2%
Tue, Jan 14th 2020 11:30 am
Property tax levy growth for school districts will be capped at 1.81% for the 2020-21 fiscal year, down from a 2% cap in each of the two previous years, according to data released today by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.
Aquarium of Niagara welcomes 14th Humboldt penguin to its colony
Tue, Jan 14th 2020 09:50 am
The Aquarium of Niagara is introducing "NiƱo," a 3-year-old Humboldt penguin and the newest member of its penguin colony, to the public.
Higgins: $1.5 million YouthBuild award for Service Collaborative of Western New York
Tue, Jan 14th 2020 09:40 am
Congressman Brian Higgins on Monday announced a $1.5 million federal grant awarded through the U.S. Department of Labor to The Service Collaborative of Western New York for its Western New York YouthBuild: Leaders Under Construction program.
Como corner taking shape
Tue, Jan 14th 2020 09:25 am
Construction is continuing on the second-floor living quarters above The Como Deli and The Country Doctor at South Sixth and Center streets in Lewiston. Owner Zach Casale is renovating the units while also adding a clock tower.
NYSERDA selects home inspections By The Fulmer Group to provide home energy ratings for homebuyers in Erie County
Tue, Jan 14th 2020 09:15 am
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority on Monday announced it has selected Home Inspections By The Fulmer Group to deliver home energy ratings for homebuyers in Erie County, as part of the second phase of the Home Energy Ratings Pilot. The pilot supports the state mandate for a 40% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's "Green New Deal," which puts New York on a path to economywide carbon neutrality.
DEC to feature new angler outreach programs at 2020 Greater Niagara Fishing and Outdoor Expo Jan. 17-19
Tue, Jan 14th 2020 09:15 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation invites the public to check out its Bureau of Fisheries' expanded angler outreach programs at the Greater Niagara Fishing and Outdoor Expo, Jan. 17 to 19 at the Niagara Falls Conference and Event Center.
House of Blues Music Forward Foundation & Live Nation announce 2020 college scholarship programs
Tue, Jan 14th 2020 09:15 am
The House of Blues Music Forward Foundation, in partnership with Live Nation Entertainment and the Living Legacy Foundation, on Monday announced its 2020 application period. Students pursuing music industry careers can apply for the college scholarship program now through March 31.
Daredevil Nik Wallenda returns to conquer his most dangerous highwire walk yet: Over active Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua
Tue, Jan 14th 2020 08:50 am
ABC and dick clark productions announced Nik Wallenda, seventh generation of the Great Wallendas, will return to the highwire for a daring 1,800-foot-long walk over the active Masaya Volcano in Masaya, Nicaragua. "Volcano Live! with Nik Wallenda" will air as a live two-hour special on Wednesday, March 4 (8 p.m. EST). This will mark Wallenda's longest and highest highwire walk ever attempted and make him the first person to embark on the 1,800-foot-long walk over the famed volcano.
Seth & Nirva return with 'One Voice' of unity and truth
Mon, Jan 13th 2020 03:25 pm
Acclaimed husband/wife duo Seth & Nirva make their long-awaited return March 13 with "One Voice," an impassioned 13-track collection of music and spoken-word vignettes. The project showcases the couple at their most vulnerable and most confident, tackling such deeply personal topics as racial reconciliation and apologetics.
WinterFest returns to Chestnut Ridge Park
Mon, Jan 13th 2020 03:25 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined Monday by Commissioner of Parks, Recreation and Forestry Troy P. Schinzel along with parks' staff, Ed Leake and members of the Town of Orchard Park Town Recreation Department, and event sponsors to announce WinterFest 2020 will be held at Chestnut Ridge Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19. If weather permits, the free event will feature sledding, skiing, snowboarding and a snow sculpting contest along with other seasonal outdoor activities.
Buffalo Zoo launches community campaign to raise funds for Australian wildfire relief
Mon, Jan 13th 2020 03:25 pm
The Buffalo Zoo is doing its part in helping raise much-needed emergency funds for those affected by the devastating bushfires in Australia.
Zauntee takes 'Center Stage' on Winter Jam tour 2020 & with new single
Mon, Jan 13th 2020 02:20 pm
The new year is quickly heating up for Fair Trade Services' newest artist, Zauntee. Dropping his second single "Center Stage" this past Friday, which can now be heard on all digital formats, he also kicked off his debut appearance on Winter Jam 2020, Christian Music's largest music tour. His music video for "Center Stage" also debuted on Friday, exclusively premiering with Apple Music.
Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Standing Committee sets deadline for project applications
Mon, Jan 13th 2020 02:15 pm
The Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee has set 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, as the deadline for submission of projects to be considered in the next round of funding.
Buffalo to continue hosting NHL Scouting combine through 2022
Mon, Jan 13th 2020 01:40 pm
The National Hockey League and the Buffalo Sabres today announced the NHL Scouting Combine will remain in Buffalo through 2022, with each of the next three events being held at KeyBank Center and LECOM Harborcenter.
CBS All Access renews 'Star Trek: Picard' for second season
Mon, Jan 13th 2020 01:20 pm
CBS All Access on Sunday announced the second season renewal of its upcoming original series "Star Trek: Picard." Julie McNamara, executive vice president of original content for CBS All Access, made the announcement during the service's biannual Television Critics Association presentation.
CBS All Access announces cast for 'The Twilight Zone' season 2
Mon, Jan 13th 2020 01:15 pm
CBS All Access, CBS' digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service, on Sunday announced the first round of casting for season two of its original anthology series "The Twilight Zone" will include Morena Baccarin, Colman Domingo, Ethan Embry, Jenna Elfman, Tavi Gevinson, Tony Hale, Abbie Hern, Gillian Jacobs, Sophia Macy, Joel McHale, Chris Meloni, Billy Porter, Jimmi Simpson and Daniel Sunjata. Each will appear in an episode of the upcoming 10-episode second season, slated to premiere exclusively on CBS All Access in 2020.
CBS gives series commitment to 'Clarice,' a new drama development project from executive producers Alex Kurtzman & Jenny Lumet
Mon, Jan 13th 2020 01:10 pm
CBS announced Sunday it has given a series commitment to "Clarice," a new drama project written and executive produced by Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet. Secret Hideout's Heather Kadin will also serve as an executive producer along with Aaron Baiers as co-executive producer. The project will be produced by MGM and CBS Television Studios in association with Secret Hideout.
CBS announces 3 new 'The Price Is Right' primetime celebrity specials for spring 2020
Mon, Jan 13th 2020 12:20 pm
CBS' top-rated daytime game show "The Price Is Right," hosted by Drew Carey, will return to primetime with three new celebrity-themed "The Price Is Right At Night" specials to be broadcast this spring.
'Survivor' celebrates its upcoming 40th season with a new one-hour retrospective special
Mon, Jan 13th 2020 12:15 pm
"Survivor" celebrates its upcoming 40th season with a new one-hour special, "Survivor at 40: Greatest Moments and Players," to be broadcast Wednesday, Feb. 5 (8 p.m. ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center pledges a primary care appointment within 7 days after leaving hospital
Mon, Jan 13th 2020 12:05 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has launched the start of a seven-day pledge program to connect its patients to primary care within seven days of their hospital discharge from Memorial or an emergency room visit at Memorial. The program guarantees a follow-up appointment with a NFMMC primary care provider at one of Memorial's six primary care locations.
ESD: Applications accepted for new community-based real estate development training program on Buffalo's east side
Mon, Jan 13th 2020 12:00 pm
Empire State Development announced applications are now being accepted for the inaugural class of the community-based real estate development training program, which teaches east side building owners and community members how to plan for and implement a commercial real estate development project.
'Once Upon a Time...In Hollywood' named Best Picture, takes 4 awards at 25th Annual Critics' Choice Awards
Mon, Jan 13th 2020 11:50 am
In the film categories, "Once Upon a Time...In Hollywood" took home four awards, the most of the night, including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor for Brad Pitt, Best Original Screenplay for Quentin Tarantino, and Best Production Design for Barbara Ling and Nancy Haigh. "1917" followed closely behind, winning three categories.
UB receives $3 million Mellon grant in support of indigenous studies
Mon, Jan 13th 2020 11:40 am
The University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences has received a $3.174 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in support of a new department of indigenous studies.
Buffalo City Mission launches 'Pick-a-Brick' campaign to raise $1 million for new community center
Mon, Jan 13th 2020 11:40 am
Today, the Buffalo City Mission announced the launch of its "Pick-a-Brick" campaign, a fundraising initiative that will provide community individuals and organizations with a special opportunity to make a lasting legacy gift that will build a "Pathway to Hope" for the next century - leading to the completion of the organization's new community center, the Alfiero Family Center of Hope and Promise.
Academy Awards: 92nd Oscars nominations announced
Mon, Jan 13th 2020 10:15 am
The 92nd Oscars will be held on Sunday, Feb. 9, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET. "Oscars: Live on the Red Carpet" will air at 6:30 p.m. The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.
NBC re-ups 'New Amsterdam' for 3 seasons
Sat, Jan 11th 2020 04:35 pm
NBC's hit drama series "New Amsterdam" has been renewed for three years, through the 2022-23 season.
Jimmy Fallon to host 'That's My Jam'
Sat, Jan 11th 2020 04:30 pm
Jimmy Fallon is set to host "That's My Jam," a new comedy variety event series inspired by the wildly popular, celebrity-fueled musical segments made famous on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."
NBC smells what The Rock is cooking: Net pairing with Dwayne Johnson for 'Young Rock'
Sat, Jan 11th 2020 04:30 pm
From Khan and Dwayne Johnson, NBC has given an 11-episode series order to "Young Rock," a single-cam comedy inspired by Johnson himself.
NBC teaming with BBC Studios for 'The New World'
Sat, Jan 11th 2020 04:30 pm
NBC has ordered an epic 10-part global event series "The New World" from BBC Studios Natural History Unit, which is set to air in 2024.
NBC renews 'Ellen's Greatest Night of Giveaways,' 'Making It'
Sat, Jan 11th 2020 04:30 pm
NBC has renewed its successful first-ever holiday special event series, "Ellen's Greatest Night of Giveaways," for a new season.
Tina Fey & Amy Poehler set to co-host 2021 Golden Globe Awards
Sat, Jan 11th 2020 04:25 pm
Award-winning comedy icons Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are returning to the Golden Globes as co-hosts for the 2021 telecast.
Providing support to those with autism
Sat, Jan 11th 2020 11:10 am
The binational Rotary Club of Lewiston and Niagara-on-the-Lake on Wednesday presented its annual contribution for the promotion of autism services to Jana Mertz, program coordinator of the Autism Spectrum Disorder Center at Oishei Children's Hospital.

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