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Hyde Park golf course season passes now available
Fri, Apr 14th 2017 10:15 am
Just in time for the warmer weather, passes for the 2017 golf season are now available the Hyde Park Club House. Season passes will be available for purchase on the following dates and times throughout the month of April:
Shania Twain to serve as key adviser on 'The Voice'
Fri, Apr 14th 2017 10:10 am
Global superstar Shania Twain will be a key adviser for the Top 12 artists on the Monday, April 24 (8 p.m. ET/PT), live telecast of NBC's three-time Emmy Award-winning series "The Voice."
Students 'Meet the Professionals' at NU PRSSN event
Fri, Apr 14th 2017 10:10 am
A few steps through the open doors into a tightly packed conference room led students who attended Niagara University's second annual "Meet the Professionals" night to many other doors full of opportunities.
'STAR' - Space Traveling Alien Reject - announces limited Buffalo engagement
Fri, Apr 14th 2017 10:05 am
DefTone Pictures Studios Inc., an independent filmmaking company based in Buffalo, recently announced its latest film, "STAR" (Space Traveling Alien Reject), will have its world premiere right here in Western New York.
American Sign Language and deaf culture classes available in Niagara Falls
Fri, Apr 14th 2017 07:00 am
Want to learn to have brief conversations with hearing-impaired individuals who are American Sign Language users - and learn more about this community?
9 remaining couples bring magic of Disney to life for 'Disney Night,' on 'Dancing with the Stars'
Thu, Apr 13th 2017 05:15 pm
The nine remaining celebrities will transform into some of the most magical Disney characters and celebrate the magnificence of "Disney Night," on "Dancing with the Stars," live, Monday, April 17 (8-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.
Niagara Falls Bridge Commission announces selection of Kenneth N. Bieger as incoming general manager
Thu, Apr 13th 2017 05:10 pm
On Thursday, the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission board officially announced the selection of Kenneth N. Bieger to succeed Lew Holloway as the organization's next general manager, effective May 1. Bieger currently serves as chief financial officer for the NFBC and brings more than 35 years of professional management experience to the general manager position.
Wild Kritters to hold 11th annual basket raffle
Thu, Apr 13th 2017 05:10 pm
Wild Kritters of Niagara County has been tending to wounded mammals, birds and reptiles for more than a decade. The organization is licensed by New York State and U.S. Fish and Wildlife to rehabilitate injured and orphaned wildlife. Its goal is to get the animals back into the wild, healthy, as soon as possible.
NCCC named second best community college in New York
Thu, Apr 13th 2017 11:15 am
Schools.com website has ranked Niagara County Community College as No. 2 on the list of the "Best Community colleges in New York."
KeyBank Foundation commits $1 million to PathStone to grow buffalo's minority-owned businesses by 5% in 5 years
Thu, Apr 13th 2017 11:15 am
The KeyBank Foundation recently committed $1 million to the PathStone Enterprise Center to enable business development and expand technical assistance services to entrepreneurs through the nonprofit's Buffalo Minority Business Assistance Project, which is committed to supporting and increasing the number of minority-owned businesses in the city by 5 percent over the next five years.
Poloncarz joins in preparations for Armed Forces Week
Thu, Apr 13th 2017 11:15 am
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined by Kevin Nichols, public information officer for the 914th Airlift Wing (U.S. Air Force Reserve), in order to affix his signature to a proclamation being prepared in advance of Armed Forces Week and honoring all U.S. veterans.
Premier attendees support Health Home for Children
Thu, Apr 13th 2017 11:10 am
Premier 2017 co-chairs Dharshan and Shannon Jayasinghe, right, present a check for $30,333 to, from left, Judi Nolan-Powell, vice president for foundation and community relations at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, and Vicki Landes, Memorial's vice president for community care coordination and services.
Lewiston Public Library to get new roof
Thu, Apr 13th 2017 11:10 am
Work is expected to begin Tuesday, April 18, on a $160,000 project to replace the two main roofs on the Lewiston Public Library. Progressive Roofing Inc. of Buffalo, the low bidder on the project, anticipates completing the work in about three weeks.
Clearview Treatment Services at Mount St. Mary's Hospital receives New York state approval for expansion
Thu, Apr 13th 2017 11:05 am
The New York State Department of Health and the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) have approved the plans by Mount St. Mary's Hospital to expand its inpatient chemical dependency rehabilitation service, known as Clearview Treatment Services.
Erie County, partners collaborate on Earth Day electronic waste recycling event
Thu, Apr 13th 2017 11:00 am
The Erie County Department of Environment and Planning, in conjunction with the GM Tonawanda Engine Plant and Advanced Technology Recycling, has announced a collection and recycling event for various types of electronic waste. The event will take place on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the GM Tonawanda Engine Plant, 2995 River Road, Town of Tonawanda.
Tony and Tina are getting married ... April 21-23 at DoubleTree by Hilton Niagara Falls
Thu, Apr 13th 2017 11:00 am
It's wedding theater with an Italian flair, and guests can enjoy a buffet dinner, toast the happy couple and dance the night away, when Tony and Tina exchange vows.
Summer heats up as a new crop of culinary contenders face off in return of 'Food Network Star'
Wed, Apr 12th 2017 06:10 pm
Culinary icons Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis return as mentors and judges on Food Network's elite competition series "Food Network Star," premiering Sunday, June 4 (9 p.m. ET/PT).
Powerhouse vocalist Rachel Platten headlines Fallsview entertainment this July
Wed, Apr 12th 2017 06:10 pm
Breakthrough double-platinum artist Rachel Platten makes a stop at Fallsview this July on her acclaimed North American "Wildfire Tour."
NU's annual Business Awards Banquet slated for April 20
Wed, Apr 12th 2017 06:10 pm
Niagara University's College of Business Administration will hold its 27th annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet at The Conference Center Niagara Falls on April 20.
NU junior Ashley Groll receives NYCLSA's Promising Student Award
Wed, Apr 12th 2017 06:10 pm
Ashley Groll, a junior elementary education major at Niagara University, is the 2017 recipient of the New York College Learning Skill Association's Promising Student Award.
New seal, Medusa, at Aquarium of Niagara
Wed, Apr 12th 2017 06:05 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara has acquired a 2-year-old gray seal named Medusa.
2018 cultural funding application release, applicant briefing scheduled
Wed, Apr 12th 2017 06:05 pm
The Erie County Department of Environment and Planning, in conjunction with the Erie County Arts and Cultural Advisory Board ("EACAB"), will kick off the annual arts and cultural funding program with an applicant briefing at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 20, at the WNED/WBFO Studios at 140 Lower Terrace, Buffalo.
Iron Bell Music announces album release, 'God That Saves'
Wed, Apr 12th 2017 06:05 pm
Essential Worship announces the debut release from Iron Bell Music. Titled "God That Saves," the project from this Kentucky-based worship group will be available May 19.
MercyMe's 'LIFER' hits No. 10 on Billboard Top 200, tops Christian chart
Wed, Apr 12th 2017 06:05 pm
MercyMe's "LIFER" earned debut placements across multiple charts, including No. 10 on the Billboard Top 200 and No. 1 on Billboard Christian album charts.
Niagara County: 4th annual Hospice Gran Fondo gears up for May 13 ride
Wed, Apr 12th 2017 06:05 pm
The Hospice Gran Fondo to benefit Niagara Hospice is back for its fourth year, bringing its "party on wheels" to Niagara County.
Unyts to host Bandits-themed blood drives April 15-22
Wed, Apr 12th 2017 06:00 pm
Unyts will host an ongoing Buffalo Bandits-themed blood drive from April 15-22 at all of its locations across Western New York. Over this time, all presenting donors who donate will be rewarded with a pair of tickets to an upcoming Bandits game, courtesy of Unyts.
Local nonprofit organizations invited to apply for grants benefiting Niagara County
Wed, Apr 12th 2017 06:00 pm
The Yahoo Community Benefit Fund and the Yahoo Community Fund for Niagara County, two grant funds administered by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, are now accepting applications from nonprofits serving Niagara County. Qualifying nonprofits are welcome to apply to both grant funds.
In Buffalo, Cuomo announces Western New York highlights of state budget
Tue, Apr 11th 2017 06:00 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday announced the Western New York highlights of the 2018 state budget, which builds on the state's fiscal discipline over the last six years while strengthening the middle class, reducing taxes and making smart investments in New York's future. For the seventh consecutive year, the budget is balanced and holds spending growth below 2 percent.
Marc Scibilia returns to WNY for April Iron Works gig
Tue, Apr 11th 2017 05:30 pm
Fresh from national TV and print campaigns, Grand Island's Marc Scibilia will perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, inside Buffalo's Iron Works, 49 Illinois St. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the all-ages show.
'Kinky Friedman: The Resurrected Tour' comes to Buffalo
Tue, Apr 11th 2017 05:15 pm
"Governor of the Heart of Texas," Kinky Friedman has been resurrected. And he's hitting the road to prove it.
2 Niagara University Vincentian Scholars honored by Heart, Love & Soul
Tue, Apr 11th 2017 09:50 am
Niagara University students Justin Crawford and Gabriella Simoneit were recognized by Heart, Love & Soul during the food pantry and dining room's annual recognition dinner on April 6.
Buffalo Sabres assign 3 to Rochester
Tue, Apr 11th 2017 09:45 am
The Buffalo Sabres on Monday announced the team assigned forwards Alexander Nylander and Evan Rodrigues, and goaltender Linus Ullmark to the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Empower offers free theater camp to kids with autism
Tue, Apr 11th 2017 09:40 am
Empower, the not-for-profit organization formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy, will offer a free theater camp to children with autism, beginning June 6. Up to 40 students who are between the ages of 7 and 15 and who have autism spectrum disorder, will be accepted.
Lewiston Lions offer $500 scholarship
Tue, Apr 11th 2017 09:40 am
The Lewiston Community Lions will offer a $500 scholarship for a graduating 2017 senior from Lewiston-Porter High School. Interested students are instructed to go to their guidance office for an application.
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara presents photos to NU Police Academy directors
Tue, Apr 11th 2017 09:40 am
Individuals from Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara presented a collection of photos on Friday to Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy co-directors Lt. Aaron Schultz and Det. John Faso.
Castellani Art Museum closed for Niagara University Easter recess
Tue, Apr 11th 2017 09:35 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will be closed to the public during Niagara University's holiday recess: Thursday, April 13, through Monday, April 17. The museum reopens with regular hours on Tuesday, April 18.
YouTube sensation bringing music sign language interpretation workshop to NU
Tue, Apr 11th 2017 09:35 am
Amber Galloway Gallego, the pink-haired YouTube sensation who brought American Sign Language music interpretation into the mainstream, will present a free workshop at 6 p.m. April 19 at Niagara University's Clet Hall Dining Commons.
2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees YES coming to Seneca Niagara Events Center
Tue, Apr 11th 2017 09:35 am
Rock icons Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, and Rick Wakeman are proud to announce that, effective immediately, they will officially be known as "YES featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman," which is the name they will be touring under in North America during the latter half of 2017.
Mandisa's long-awaited 5th studio album, 'Out Of The Dark,' now available for presale
Tue, Apr 11th 2017 09:35 am
Grammy Award-winning artist Mandisa's "Out Of The Dark" is now available for preorder with an instant download of the singles "I'm Still Here" and "Unfinished." The preorder of "Out Of The Dark" is available at iTunes, alongside the newly released exclusive presale bundles.
Kickstarter campaign successful: Artpark to reinstall 'Niagara 1979' ('The Painted Parking Lot')
Mon, Apr 10th 2017 08:10 pm
After two months of vigorous fundraising, Artpark & Company has met its $20,000 Kickstarter campaign goal. Starting May 1, staff at the Village of Lewiston performing and visual arts venue will reproduce "Niagara 1979" - late artist Gene Davis' "Painted Parking Lot."
 

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