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Season 2 of 'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds' premieres June 15 exclusively on Paramount+
Wed, May 24th 2023 08:00 am
Paramount+ is, once again, boldly going where no one has gone before - and gearing up for season two of "Star Trek: Strange New Worlds."
Niagara County to hold outdoor career fair at Oppenheim Park
Tue, May 23rd 2023 03:30 pm
The Niagara County Department of Employment and Training will hold an outdoor career fair on Wednesday, June 7, at Oppenheim Park. Approximately 60 companies with open positions have signed up to take part.
Painters Plus announces 13th annual 'Project H.O.P.E.'
Tue, May 23rd 2023 03:30 pm
Painters Plus announced the start of its annual "Project H.O.P.E." ("Helping Others Paint Exteriors") application acceptance period for North Tonawanda residents.
BMHA board gets developer update on 'Reimagining Perry Community'
Tue, May 23rd 2023 03:10 pm
Pennrose, the firm selected to transform the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority's circa-1939 Commodore Perry development into a modern, affordable housing community, updated the board of commissioners on the project's design on Monday.
Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo announces grant awards from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds
Tue, May 23rd 2023 02:55 pm
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo announced 64 Western New York organizations received nearly $1 million in grant awards from endowment funds created to carry on the legacy of Ralph C. Wilson Jr.
Contract renewal ensures continued support for smokers trying to quit
Tue, May 23rd 2023 02:55 pm
Every year, more than 30,000 people contact the New York State Smokers' Quitline for help in ending their dependence on commercial tobacco products.
Excelsior Scholarship open for new applicants for 2023-24 academic year
Tue, May 23rd 2023 02:55 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the application for the Excelsior Scholarship for new applicants for the 2023-24 academic year is now open.
Consumer alert: NYS DCP reminds New Yorkers about importance of water safety
Tue, May 23rd 2023 02:55 pm
For this week's "Tuesday's Tips," the New York Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection is reminding New Yorkers of the importance of water safety.
Buffalo man pleads guilty to manslaughter for fatally injuring victim in assault
Tue, May 23rd 2023 02:55 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 23-year-old Lewis A. Keys of Buffalo pleaded guilty yesterday afternoon before State Supreme Court Justice Paul B. Wojtaszek to one count of manslaughter in the first degree (class "B" violent felony). The defendant pleaded guilty, as charged, to the only count in the indictment against him.
Morinello to host free Alzheimer's awareness seminar on Grand Island
Tue, May 23rd 2023 02:55 pm
Assemblyman Angelo Morinello will host a free Alzheimer's awareness seminar for families, caretakers and seniors, from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 21, at the Grand Island Golden Age Center. Morinello has partnered with the Western New York Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association and the Home Assistance Referral Team (HART) for this event.
Meet the artists chosen to participate in Hertel Alley Mural Fest
Tue, May 23rd 2023 02:55 pm
Arts Services Inc. (ASI) and Buffalo Common Council Member Joel P. Feroleto have announced the artists chosen to paint live mural art during the 2023 Hertel Alley Mural Fest, which will take place June 10-11. The festival is 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day, on Hertel Alley, which runs behind businesses from 1225 and 1301 Hertel Ave., in north Buffalo.
Old Fort Niagara celebrates the king's birthday
Tue, May 23rd 2023 02:55 pm
A British soldier, serving at Fort Niagara during the 18th century, got one holiday a year: the king's birthday. To celebrate, the fort's garrison was turned out in new uniforms and powdered hair.
New York state announces new initiative to increase allergy awareness in restaurants & food service establishments
Tue, May 23rd 2023 02:45 pm
During Allergy Awareness Month, the New York State Department of Health and the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets announced a new initiative that will help restaurants and food service establishments to increase awareness of food allergies in consumers.
San Francisco Bay Area to host Super Bowl LX in 2026
Mon, May 22nd 2023 06:35 pm
The National Football League announced that Super Bowl LX will be hosted in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2026, with the game played at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.
Green Bay to host 2025 NFL Draft
Mon, May 22nd 2023 06:35 pm
The NFL announced the 2025 NFL Draft presented by Bud Light will take place in Green Bay, inside and around iconic Lambeau Field and "Titletown."
UB's Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Center expands outreach to patients, caregivers and providers
Mon, May 22nd 2023 04:05 pm
To improve the care of Western New Yorkers with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, the University at Buffalo's Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Center is significantly expanding its geographic outreach to patients, families, caregivers and medical providers.
Election 2023: Myers running for reelection to Lewiston Town Council
Mon, May 22nd 2023 04:05 pm
Jason Myers is running for reelection for a seat on the Lewiston Town Council.
NYSDEC highlights World Turtle Day, urges drivers to 'give turtles a brake'
Mon, May 22nd 2023 04:05 pm
In recognition of World Turtle Day (Tuesday, May 23, 2023) New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos reminded New Yorkers that turtles are nesting in May and June. He asked motorists to "give turtles a brake." In New York, thousands of turtles are killed each year by unsuspecting drivers when turtles cross roads to find nesting areas.
FASNY offers lifesaving BBQ and grilling tips for warmer months
Mon, May 22nd 2023 01:35 pm
As New Yorkers gear up to celebrate Memorial Day weekend, many will be turning on their grills for the first time this season. The Firefighters Association of the State of New York (FASNY) recommends that all New Yorkers follow some basic rules and tips to avoid accidents and injuries. We also urge everyone to never hesitate to call for help when needed.
NFL announces leaguewide expansion of initiative to increase diversity in sports medicine
Mon, May 22nd 2023 01:30 pm
The NFL, together with the NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) and the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society (PFATS), today announced the leaguewide expansion of the NFL Diversity in Sports Medicine Pipeline Initiative, providing medical students with the opportunity to complete a clinical rotation with NFL club medical staff.
NT DMV to open late on Tuesday, Lockport on Wednesday
Mon, May 22nd 2023 01:30 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph a. Jastrzemski today said the North Tonawanda Department of Vehicles Office (DMV) will not open until 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 23. The Lockport DMV will not open until 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 24. The delayed start is due to employee training requirements.
Red Cross blood drive at Lewiston No. 1
Mon, May 22nd 2023 12:30 pm
The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Friday, May 26, at the Lewiston No. Fire Co., 145 N. Sixth St.
Wilson Lions Club announces Floyd 'Red' Clark Memorial Scholarship
Mon, May 22nd 2023 12:25 pm
Wilson Lions President Anne Basile announced the Floyd "Red" Clark Memorial Scholarship will once again be given to a worthy senior in the Wilson Central School District.
Erie County expands 'Leave-Behind Narcan' program to volunteer firefighting community
Mon, May 22nd 2023 12:20 pm
As part of Emergency Medical Services Week (May 21-27), the Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) is expanding its Narcan distribution program to include all 97 volunteer fire departments in Erie County.
Niall Horan to bring 'The Show' Tour to Darien Lake Amphitheater
Mon, May 22nd 2023 12:10 pm
Chart-topping global superstar Niall Horan announced "The Show Live On Tour 2024," his biggest tour yet, and first headline run since 2018's "Flicker World Tour." He'll be performing songs from all three of his solo albums, including "The Show," which will be released by Capitol Records on June 9. The world tour will kick off on Feb. 21, 2024, in Belfast, U.K., at the SSE Arena.
Phil Wickham shares 'The Jesus Way' from upcoming album
Mon, May 22nd 2023 12:00 pm
Two-time Grammy nominee Phil Wickham has officially dropped anchor track "The Jesus Way" from his highly anticipated new studio album, slated to release this fall.
Summer vibes: Seneca Gaming to welcome The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, The Beach Boys
Mon, May 22nd 2023 11:50 am
Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino has summer ready to roll with an amazing weekend of outdoor music planned for August. The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, featuring special guests A Thousand Horses, will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4. The following night, music icons The Beach Boys will take the outdoor stage at 7 p.m. Tickets go on sale at noon on Friday, May 26.
Historical marker dedicated outside Niagara Falls train station, Underground Railroad Heritage Center
Mon, May 22nd 2023 11:40 am
The Niagara Frontier Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society joined City of Niagara Falls Mayor Robert Restaino, Niagara Falls National Heritage Area Executive Director Sara Capen, and Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center Director of Community Engagement Saladin Allah for a dedication ceremony Saturday, in observance of a new historical marker at the intersection of Depot Avenue West and Whirlpool Street.
Survey: Most Americans more likely to stay in hotels, vacation this summer vs. last
Mon, May 22nd 2023 11:15 am
This summer, most adults are more likely than they were in the summer of 2022 to stay in a hotel and take vacation trips, according to a new national Hotel Booking Index survey commissioned by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and conducted by Morning Consult.
WNY Regional Economic Development Council announces appointment of Steve K. Stoute as co-chair
Mon, May 22nd 2023 11:10 am
The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council (WNYREDC) announced Canisius College president Steve K. Stoute, J.D., was appointed co-chair of the council. Stoute succeeds Dr. Katherine Conway-Turner, who served as co-chair since 2019 and will be retiring as president of SUNY Buffalo State University.
'Big R': Memorial Day weekend features $2,000-to-win modifieds, plus bike races and 'Austin Wilson Memorial Demo Derby'
Mon, May 22nd 2023 11:10 am
Memorial Day weekend at the Ransomville Speedway will once again see the Krown Undercoating Modifieds running for $2,000-to-win, plus the inaugural "Austin Wilson Memorial Demolition Derby." Buffalo Auto Auction and DNA Towing will present the racing program on Friday, May 26. Also on the card will be a kid's bike race, and kids will have a chance to win one of four brand-new bikes courtesy of the Wilson Print Shop.
America has voted, and the newest 'American Idol' is ... Iam Tongi
Mon, May 22nd 2023 10:30 am
Iam Tongi was announced as the season 21 "American Idol" winner during Sunday's live, coast-to-coast grand finale event on ABC.
Chosen Road Blazes new trail with 'It Never Gets Old'
Mon, May 22nd 2023 10:30 am
Chart-topping bluegrass gospel leaders Chosen Road return June 23 with the much-anticipated new full-length set "It Never Gets Old."
Milestone: 50th anniversary of Twin Cities Meals on Wheels
Mon, May 22nd 2023 10:30 am
The 50th anniversary of Twin Cities Meals on Wheels was observed, as the City of North Tonawanda and Tonawanda presented the organization's president a proclamation recognizing this important milestone.
State lawmakers announce major state funding to support AAPI community
Mon, May 22nd 2023 10:30 am
New York State Sen. Sean Ryan, Assembly member Karen McMahon and Assembly member Monica Wallace visited the Asian American Heritage Festival in Amherst to announce $30 million of state funding in the fiscal year 2023-24 state budget to support Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in New York. It is the largest investment in the Asian American community in state history.
'Big R': Cody McPherson wins Chris Moore Memorial at Ransomville
Mon, May 22nd 2023 10:30 am
Mr. DIRT Sportsman titlist Cody McPherson, from St. Catharines, Ontario, won the Chris Moore Memorial for the Hy-Tech Concrete DIRTcar Sportsman at the Ransomville Speedway Friday night, as Parkhill Tree Service and Niagara Hardwood presented the night's program
Community Beer Works launches 3rd annual Pride beer in partnership with Pride Center of Western New York
Mon, May 22nd 2023 10:30 am
Community Beer Works (CBW), in partnership with the Pride Center of Western New York, announced the third-annual launch of PRIDE Ale. $1 from each pint and 4-pack sold of the limited-edition brew will go directly to the Pride Center of Western New York.
NYS: 'Get Outdoors & Get Together Day' celebrations
Mon, May 22nd 2023 10:30 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced "Get Outdoors & Get Together Day" will be held Saturday, June 10, with events at more than 20 select locations across New York, "to bring people of all abilities, ages, identities and backgrounds together for fun, healthy activities."
Atlanta Rhythm Section to headline show at Riviera Theatre
Mon, May 22nd 2023 10:30 am
The Atlanta Rhythm Section (ARS) will perform in North Tonawanda at the Riviera Theatre on June 3.
Niagara Gospel Mission to host symposium on mental health and homelessness
Mon, May 22nd 2023 07:00 am
Niagara Gospel Mission is hosting its second annual symposium on the topic of mental health and homelessness. The event will take place from 1-5 p.m. May 25 at 1317 Portage Road, Niagara Falls.

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