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KeyBank recognized as one of 50 most community-minded companies in US
Thu, Jun 22nd 2017 10:05 am
KeyBank has been recognized by Points of Light, the world's largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, as one of the most community-minded companies in the U.S. In addition to honoring Key on the 2017 Civic 50 list, Points of Light also designated KeyBank a 2017 sector leader in financials.
Pegula Sports and Entertainment launches 'PicSix Creative'
Thu, Jun 22nd 2017 10:00 am
Pegula Sports and Entertainment Owner and CEO Kim Pegula on Wednesday announced the creation of PicSix Creative, a full-service, Buffalo- and Florida-based agency that will provide award-winning creative, marketing and communications services.
American Ballet Theatre superstar Misty Copeland set as guest judge on NBC's 'World of Dance'
Thu, Jun 22nd 2017 10:00 am
Ballet dancer extraordinaire Misty Copeland, the first African-American principal ballerina in the history of American Ballet Theatre, will be a guest judge on the July 18 and 25 episodes of NBC's new, high-rated competition series "World of Dance."
NHL announces home openers for 2017-18 regular season; Sabres to host Canadiens
Thu, Jun 22nd 2017 10:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres will host the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday, Oct. 5.
Ortt, Senate pass bill creating an infrastructure tax credit for flood victims along Lake Ontario, other lakeshore communities
Thu, Jun 22nd 2017 09:40 am
Earlier this week, Republican New York State Sen. Rob Ortt announced the New York State Senate passed legislation that would make an infrastructure tax credit available to those affected by flooding along Lake Ontario and other coastal communities across the state.
Chris Cornell's official music video for his song, 'The Promise,' released on World Refugee Day 2017 by Survival Pictures
Thu, Jun 22nd 2017 09:40 am
Grammy Award-winning, Golden Globe nominee Chris Cornell's official music video for his song "The Promise" was released Tuesday morning by Survival Pictures. "The Promise" was Cornell's last release prior to his passing.
Grace VanderWaal premieres new track 'Moonlight'
Wed, Jun 21st 2017 09:00 pm
Thirteen-year-old singer/songwriter and "America's Got Talent" 2016 champion Grace VanderWaal has released her infectious new song "Moonlight" today.
Artpark: 'No package or device or explosives found'
Wed, Jun 21st 2017 12:15 am
A bomb investigation at Artpark in Lewiston delayed the start of the 54•40/Randy Bachman concert by more than two hours on Tuesday.
Empire State Development, City of Buffalo announce 'major step forward' for Central Terminal
Tue, Jun 20th 2017 04:00 pm
Empire State Development and the City of Buffalo on Tuesday announced the Central Terminal Restoration Corp. (CTRC) will welcome the Urban Land Institute (ULI) advisory panel to conduct a weeklong analysis of potential reuses of the Central Terminal starting Monday, June 26. The comprehensive review of future options for the iconic property at 495 Paderewski St., and related parcels, will be complete by June 30.
Lewiston Lions induct new member & club officers
Tue, Jun 20th 2017 03:55 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions recently welcomed their newest member, Lion Robert Nichols. He has been a member of the Lewiston community for more than 20 years, and has volunteered on various boards and service organizations, including the Lewiston Lions.
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's 'Broadway Today!' on stage at Artpark
Tue, Jun 20th 2017 11:35 am
The annual return of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra to Artpark is one of Western New York's summer traditions. Artpark & Company and the BPO have announced a special show, "Broadway Today!", will be staged in the Mainstage Theater at 8 p.m. Friday, July 21.
Departments of Environmental Conservation, Agriculture and Markets proclaim Pollinator Week for New York state
Tue, Jun 20th 2017 11:05 am
The Departments of Environmental Conservation and Agriculture and Markets on Tuesday commemorated National Pollinator Week (June 19-25) after Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo issued a proclamation affirming New York's commitment to promoting the health and recovery of the pollinator population.
Diana Ross to perform at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino on Sept. 1
Tue, Jun 20th 2017 11:05 am
Diana Ross will once again grace the stage at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino when she performs inside the Seneca Niagara Events Center at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1. Tickets go on sale at noon on Friday, June 23.
Students break ground for new St. Peter's playground
Tue, Jun 20th 2017 11:05 am
Under a clear blue spring sky on Monday morning, students at St. Peter R.C. School broke ground for what will be the school's new playground.
ECMC receives Cummings Foundation Grant for trauma center/emergency department project
Tue, Jun 20th 2017 07:00 am
The Erie County Medical Center Corp. on Monday announced its receipt of a $200,000 grant for the hospital's future trauma center/emergency department from the James H. Cummings Foundation, Inc.
Old Fort Niagara: Serve in trenches, relive history at French & Indian War Encampment
Tue, Jun 20th 2017 07:00 am
Old Fort Niagara is getting ready to let visitors get their hands dirty at this year's French and Indian War Encampment, July 1-3, on the very soil where French, British and Native soldiers dirtied their hands in July 1759.
Sanctus Real debuts new single, 'Safe In My Father's Arms'
Mon, Jun 19th 2017 04:05 pm
It's been two years since audiences have heard new music from the Grammy-nominated band Sanctus Real. Well, band members said they are excited to announce they are back with a brand-new single, titled "Safe In My Father's Arms."
Poloncarz: County sewer bond refunding would save $1.6 million
Mon, Jun 19th 2017 03:50 pm
On Monday, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz announced a refunding of General Obligation Sewer District Bonds will be included in 2017 Erie County borrowing, an action that could result in approximately $1.687 million in savings for county sewer districts.
Jacobs calls for Thruway Authority to pay for 'negative community impact' of Grand Island tolls
Mon, Jun 19th 2017 03:45 pm
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs, R-60th, has introduced legislation requiring the New York State Thruway Authority to pay an annual "impact fee" to the communities he said are detrimentally harmed from the tolls on the Grand Island Bridges.
Louis J. Billittier Foundation raises $25,000 at 'Great American Ride' sponsored by Chef's Restaurant
Mon, Jun 19th 2017 03:45 pm
Louis J. Billittier Jr., and Mary Beth Billittier-Darling announced Saturday evening that $25,000 was raised to benefit Western New York charities through the Louis J. Billittier Foundation at the "Great American Ride" Motorcycle Poker Fun Run and Raffle.
Modern Corporation sponsors Lewiston Art Festival
Mon, Jun 19th 2017 03:00 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts, which sponsors the festival, will continue its efforts to recycle at the event in partnership with Modern Recycling. To emphasize the theme of recycling and reuse, the Lewiston Public Library will offer a free hands-on art activity that will focus on creating art from discarded materials from noon to 4 p.m. each day.
Artpark: 'Summer Solstice' celebrated in style
Mon, Jun 19th 2017 02:40 pm
One of Artpark & Company's premier summertime family events took place on Saturday with the "Summer Solstice Celebration" featuring the Fairy House Festival and Lehrer Dance.
Things are heating up on 'The Chew' with Michael Strahan, Larry the Cable Guy & mouthwatering dishes
Mon, Jun 19th 2017 01:00 pm
Summer sizzles on "The Chew" with low-n-slow barbecue, ice cold sweet treats, sides that shine and guests who bring their A-game to America's party in the kitchen.
Winners announced in NFP's 2nd annual 'Draw Your Dad' contest
Mon, Jun 19th 2017 11:40 am
Two winners were named in Niagara Frontier Publications' second annual "Draw Your Dad" contest: 4-year-old Rowan Decker, who drew her father, Andrew; and 8-year-old Sophia Anzalone, who penciled her dad, Todd. Both girls are from Grand Island.
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School to honor alumni at annual awards dinner
Mon, Jun 19th 2017 11:40 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School will host its annual alumni awards dinner at 5 p.m. Friday, July 14, at The Como Restaurant in Niagara Falls. The event will honor distinguished alumni and athletic hall of famers.
Buffalo native serves aboard Navy warship homeported in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Mon, Jun 19th 2017 11:35 am
Buffalo native and 2014 Kenmore High School graduate Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicolas McMahon is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided missile destroyer, USS Halsey.
Buffalo Sabres announce 2017 preseason schedule
Mon, Jun 19th 2017 11:35 am
The Buffalo Sabres on Monday announced the team's 2017 preseason schedule. The team will play six games, including three home games at KeyBank Center.
New album in tow, Royal Blood set to perform in Buffalo on Aug. 1
Mon, Jun 19th 2017 11:35 am
British rock band Royal Blood released its sophomore Warner Bros. Records album "How Did We Get So Dark?" last week. The highly anticipated follow up to their 2015 self-titled debut is available on CD, vinyl and through all digital retailers. Visit www.royalbloodband.com to stream or purchase the album, which features the single "Lights Out," as well as "Hook, Line, and Sinker" and "I Only Lie When I Love You."
Youngstown Free Library hosts welcome event for new director
Mon, Jun 19th 2017 07:00 am
The Youngstown Free Library staff invites patrons and residents to visit the library on between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday, June 22, when library trustees will hold a welcome event for new director Sonora Miller.
Breast cancer survivor yoga seminar
Mon, Jun 19th 2017 07:00 am
The Breast Cancer Network of WNY is conducting the third of its planned 10-part educational seminar series at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 5, at The Catholic Health Administration Building, 144 Genesee St, Buffalo.
Great day for a GardenFest
Sat, Jun 17th 2017 10:35 pm
Crowds bloomed on Center Street in Lewiston on Saturday for the annual GardenFest. Despite the near-90-degree temperatures, people came out to buy plants, learn more about gardening and showcase their own container gardens.
Buffalo Sabres acquire defenseman Nathan Beaulieu
Sat, Jun 17th 2017 03:30 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Saturday announced the team acquired defenseman Nathan Beaulieu from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for Buffalo's third-round pick (68th overall) in the 2017 NHL Draft.
St. Timothy Lutheran Church CCC to offer green thumb classes at first summer camp
Sat, Jun 17th 2017 07:00 am
New garden boxes at St. Timothy Lutheran Child Care Center are signs of a new program growing at the school.
Village of Youngstown: Summer kicks off in style with 'Beginning of Summer Street Dance'
Sat, Jun 17th 2017 07:00 am
Summer gets its official start next week in Youngstown.
Lewiston Town Board moving on creating single water district
Sat, Jun 17th 2017 07:00 am
Monday's Lewiston Town Board work session had some interesting but complex discussions with regard to the single water district plan the town is moving on. Included was the board's planning on a pending water line replacement project and how that would be funded.
Artpark: 'Painted Parking Lot' party
Fri, Jun 16th 2017 09:50 pm
Artpark & Company hosted a reception Friday to thanks sponsors and artists responsible for the recreated "Niagara 1979," also known as the late Gene Davis' "Painted Parking Lot."
Old Falls Street's 2017 weekly summer series schedule announced
Fri, Jun 16th 2017 09:05 pm
Free weekly series are planned this summer on Old Falls Street, USA, including the "Flicks on Old Falls" movie series on Thursday evenings, the Old Falls Street "Party Friday" evening concert series and "Free Family Fun on Saturday Afternoons." All series are presented weather permitting.
Reardon hosts Buffalo Recruitment Day
Fri, Jun 16th 2017 09:05 pm
New York State Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon announced the fifth Recruitment Day in her statewide tour will be held Monday, June 19, at the Buffalo Career Center, located at 284 Main St., Buffalo. The event will run from 1:30-4 p.m., with 13 businesses offering 314 job opportunities expected to attend.
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum announces details for Shania Twain exhibition
Fri, Jun 16th 2017 09:05 pm
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will examine the life and career of five-time Grammy winner Shania Twain in its newest exhibit, "Shania Twain: Rock This Country," opening June 30.
 

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