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Buffalo viewers spur NHL ratings: Viewership of 2017 Honda All-Star Game on NBC up 42%
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 06:20 pm
NBC Sports' presentation of the 2017 NHL All-Star Game averaged a total audience delivery (TAD) of 2.28 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.
'Grimm Gala' raises $804,000 for OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 06:15 pm
Hosted by the cast and crew of NBC's hit drama "Grimm," the third and final "Grimm Gala" took place on Saturday, Jan. 28, and raised $804,000 for OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital in Oregon.
Old Falls Street accepting food vendor applications for summer 2017
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 06:10 pm
Calling all area food vendors: Old Falls Street, USA, the three-block entertainment district that connects Niagara Falls State Park with hotels and attractions in downtown Niagara Falls, is calling for local vendors who are interested in selling their products during the 2017 summer season (Memorial Day through Labor Day).
Jastrzemski offers local tools for pistol recertification
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 06:05 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski has added a computer and mail-in recertification forms to the Niagara County pistol permit office after the state launched a permit recertification website under rules imposed by the NY SAFE Act gun control law.
Emmy Award-winning 'So You Think You Can Dance' returning for 14th season on FOX
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 05:55 pm
FOX has renewed the Emmy Award-winning "So You Think You Can Dance," for a 14th season. From 19 Entertainment and dick clark productions, "So You Think You Can Dance" will return this summer on FOX.
Food Bank of WNY: Community's help needed to 'Check Out Hunger'
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 03:45 pm
Western New Yorkers will be able to help feed hungry families in the community while shopping for groceries throughout the month o February. Customers of Dash's Market, The Market in the Square, Tops Friendly Markets and Wegmans Food Markets will have the option to add $2, $3, or $5 to their grocery bill to support the Food Bank of Western New York's 25th annual "Check Out Hunger" campaign.
UB lands $1.8M grant to test new seek-and-destroy cancer treatment
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 02:00 pm
The University at Buffalo has received a $1.8 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to test new strategies for improving the delivery of potent toxins to cancer cells.
TCM goes 'From A to Z' for 2017 edition of '31 Days of Oscar'
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 01:15 pm
Turner Classic Movies' annual "31 Days of Oscar" is going alphabetical this year with a monthlong lineup that starts Wednesday, Feb. 1 (6 a.m. ET).
Buffalo Sabres team up with Bald for Bucks, Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 01:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Monday announced the team will partner with the Bald for Bucks initiative and Roswell Park Cancer Institute throughout the month of February to raise funds to support critical cancer research and patient-care programs.
Tree & shrub seedlings available from Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 01:15 pm
Order forms for the 2017 conservation tree and shrub seedling sale are now available from Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District.
John Mayer's 'The Search For Everything' World Tour to launch March 31
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 01:10 pm
Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter John Mayer is launching his "Search for Everything" World Tour on Friday, March 31, in Albany, at the Times Union Center.
State Parks Standing Committee to meet for project approval of West River Connector Trail
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 01:10 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Niagara River Greenway Fund Standing Committee will hold a meeting at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, to vote on funding for projects proposed to the Standing Committee by State Parks.
Get a free short stack of pancakes on IHOP National Pancake Day
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 12:40 pm
IHOP Restaurants recently announced the kickoff of its 12th annual National Pancake Day campaign - and for one day, the humble, delicious pancake will serve a much bigger purpose.
Allen Street Poutine Co. to host 2nd annual poutine eating contest
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 11:55 am
In honor of National Potato Lovers Month, Allen Street Poutine Co. will host its second annual poutine-eating contest at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4. Allen Street Poutine Co. is located at 242 Allen St., Buffalo.
Breakthrough singing test quickly measures pitch accuracy
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 11:55 am
A University at Buffalo psychologist is part of a team of researchers and educators behind a new online test that quickly measures singing accuracy.
Higgins & Ryan push for Scajaquada corridor project to include pedestrian-friendly features that 'embrace Olmsted vision'
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 11:40 am
With the deadline for public comments just days away, Congressman Brian Higgins and New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan are sharing their vision for the future of the Scajaquada corridor.
Brian & Jenn Johnson's 'After All These Years' debuts at No. 1 on iTunes Christian albums chart
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 11:30 am
Available now, Dove Award-winning Bethel Music's Brian & Jenn Johnson debut "After All These Years."
'Awash in a sea of information and fake news,' Americans need to develop new literacy skills, UB's information studies chair says
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 11:30 am
Responsible and level-headed Americans must develop "digital literacy skills" to sort through the flood of "biased or false misinformation" in today's information age, warns the chair of the University at Buffalo's department of library and information studies.
Niagara Catholic: Mardi Gras dinner and auction 2017
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 11:20 am
On Saturday, March 4, Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School will hold its annual Mardi Gras Dinner and Auction at the school, 520 66th St., Niagara Falls.
Niagara County Department of Health offers free diabetes prevention program workshops
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 11:20 am
The Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division, in collaboration with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering a free diabetes prevention program starting on Friday, Feb. 17.
Atlantic announces 'The Shack: Music From And Inspired By The Original Motion Picture'
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 11:10 am
Atlantic Records has announced its release of "The Shack: Music From And Inspired By The Original Motion Picture," due everywhere on Friday, Feb. 24, to coincide with the nationwide release of the film from Lionsgate's Summit Entertainment label on March 3.
The Brilliance unveil 'All Is Not Lost,' touted by critics as 'The album you need to hear in 2017'
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 11:05 am
"All Is Not Lost," the sophomore release from The Brilliance, is available now, and critics are calling it "the album you need to hear in 2017."
NT Senior Center to host Valentine's dinner dance
Mon, Jan 30th 2017 07:00 am
The North Tonawanda Senior Center's annual Valentine's Day dinner dance will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 15. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner will be served at 6 p.m. and music will play from 7-9 p.m.
Lockport defeats Niagara Falls in rematch
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 09:15 pm
In front of a modest crowd inside the "Wolvearena" at Niagara Falls High School, the Lockport Lions defeated the Wolverines, 58-53, on Saturday. The Lions lost the first time the two teams met, 64-43, so the win gives the teams a split of their season series.
Buffalo Philharmonic's 2017-18 season celebrates power of music around the world, American musical heritage
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 10:40 am
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's 2017-18 season will feature a celebration of America's musical heritage to coincide with the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein's birth, a theme that's evident in both the M&T Bank Classics Series and the KeyBank Pops Series.
Upstate New York affiliates of Susan G. Komen join forces for bigger impact on breast cancer
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 10:35 am
Four Susan G. Komen affiliates in New York state have restructured and centralized their operations and, pending legal approval expected within the next several weeks, created "Susan G. Komen Upstate New York."
WBBZ-TV & MeTV remember Mary Tyler Moore with 3 hours of TV icon's most famous episodes
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 10:35 am
WBBZ-TV, "Your Hometown MeTV Station," pays tribute to the career and comedy of trailblazer and TV icon Mary Tyler Moore with a special collection of "Mary Tyler Moore" episodes airing from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29.
North Tonawanda powers past Niagara-Wheatfield for season sweep
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 10:35 am
In front of a packed crowd at North Tonawanda High School on Friday, the Lumberjacks defeated the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons, 76-37. The win gives the Lumberjacks a season-sweep of the Falcons, as the Jacks won the first outing by a score of 72-34.
Niagara Trail Project becoming a reality
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 07:00 am
It's been a long time in progress, but, in coming years, if all goes as planned, local residents and visitors will be able to experience the scenic beauty of the Niagara River gorge like never before.
Remembering Gary Raby Sr.
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 07:00 am
Coach Gary Raby Sr. goes by many names. No matter what you call him, though, you can't deny his heart of gold. He taught us so much in his life that sadly was cut too short last week while he was surrounded by his loving family at Hospice House. He will, however, continue to inspire us to believe in ourselves every day.
Gotee Records' Hollyn set to release first full-length album, 'One-Way Conversations,' on Feb. 10
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 12:30 am
Gotee Records' Hollyn announced this week she will release her debut LP album, "One-Way Conversations," on Feb. 10. This album is the follow-up to her acclaimed self-titled EP that produced the No. 1 single "Alone (feat. TRU)" and the top 5 single "Nothin' On You."
Warner Bros. Records signs Grammy Award-winning, multiplatinum singer/songwriter Ciara
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 12:30 am
Earlier this week, Warner Bros. Records announced the signing of Grammy Award-winning, multiplatinum superstar, singer/songwriter and producer Ciara.
It's 'Cookin' For A Crowd Week' as the big game nears, on ABC's 'The Chew'
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 12:30 am
The Emmy Award-winning co-hosts of "The Chew" - Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz - welcome stars from the NFL, TV and the food world to the show the week of Jan. 30 to Feb. 3 (1 p.m. on the ABC Television Network).
Red Nose Day campaign to end child poverty returns in U.S. on May 25
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 12:25 am
Comic Relief Inc., the charity behind Red Nose Day, has announced the return of the fundraising campaign. Red Nose Day in the U.S. will take place on Thursday, May 25, in conjunction with the third annual "Red Nose Day Special" from broadcast partner NBC. Americans across the country will come together, wear their red noses, and raise money and awareness to help children living in poverty.
Proud Peacock celebrates its birthday with primetime special 'The Paley Center Salutes NBC's 90th Anniversary'
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 12:25 am
From "The Golden Girls" and "Cheers" to "Friends" and "The Office." ... From "SNL" and "Hill Street Blues" to "The Voice" and "This Is Us." ... From Jack to Johnny to Jay to Jimmy, the rich and prolific history of NBC will be celebrated Sunday, Feb. 19 (9-11 p.m.), on "The Paley Center Salutes NBC's 90th Anniversary."
Beth Hart at UB Center for the Arts
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 12:20 am
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents Beth Hart at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28. Tickets are $35 and are on sale now. Rachael Sage will open the concert.
Higgins & Collins stand prepared to defend Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 05:45 pm
Congressmembers Brian Higgins and Chris Collins announced plans to work jointly to defend the future of the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.
Sealed with a kiss: Aquarium offers special Valentine's Day events
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 05:45 pm
Give your sweetheart the unique present of a kiss from a seal and make Valentine's Day 2017 one to remember.
Rossi earns promotion at Niagara University
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 05:40 pm
Jaclyn R. Rossi has been promoted to the position of associate director of alumni engagement and government relations at Niagara University.
Community Missions presents 20th annual Sweetheart Dinner on Feb. 10
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 05:40 pm
Community Missions Inc. will celebrate its 20th annual Sweetheart Dinner on Friday, Feb. 10, at the Conference & Events Center Niagara Falls.