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Higgins, Jacobs, Morinello & McMurray make joint push for cashless tolling at Grand Island bridges
Fri, May 12th 2017 03:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs, Assemblymember Angelo Morinello and Grand Island Supervisor Nate McMurray are together pushing for conversion to cashless tolling at the Grand Island bridges.
Goo Goo Dolls announce release of new EP, 'You Should Be Happy'
Fri, May 12th 2017 02:50 pm
Multiplatinum, Grammy-nominated Goo Goo Dolls announce the release of their new, five-song EP, "You Should Be Happy," via Warner Bros. Records. The EP was recorded at EastWest studios in LA and produced by Drew Pearson (OneRepublic, Katy Perry), who first collaborated with the band on their previous release, "Boxes."
Hollywood stars come together to have fun, change lives in NBC's 'Red Nose Day Special'
Fri, May 12th 2017 02:50 pm
A star-studded cast of Hollywood favorites is coming together to have fun, raise money and change lives in "The Red Nose Day Special," airing Thursday, May 25 (10 p.m. ET), on NBC. The one-hour television event, hosted by comedian Chris Hardwick, will be broadcast live from Rockefeller Plaza in New York City in support of the Red Nose Day charity campaign.
Alice Cooper announces worldwide signing to earMUSIC; to release new studio album, Paranormal, July 28
Fri, May 12th 2017 02:45 pm
earMUSIC has announced the worldwide signing of legendary shock-rocker Alice Cooper.
Postal carriers to hold 25th annual Food Drive on May 13
Fri, May 12th 2017 11:35 am
The National Association of Letter Carriers and the United States Postal Service will conduct the 25th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, May 13. Last year, residents donated nearly 1.3 million pounds of food for their Western New York neighbors and a record 80 million pounds of food nationally.
Obituary: John Harold Myhre
Fri, May 12th 2017 11:30 am
A memorial service will be held for John Harold Myhre, who passed away April 29, 2017.
Herschell Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum to appear on Travel Channel
Fri, May 12th 2017 11:20 am
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum will be featured in the Travel Channel's "RV Top 3: Bayou to Bison Bonanza" television special airing at 9 a.m. Saturday.
German Heritage Museum opens for season
Fri, May 12th 2017 11:20 am
The Das Haus, Einhaus und Der Stall German Heritage Museum campus at 2549 Niagara Road in Bergholz Village recently held its opening day's events. Community members gathered at the museum, as well as three visitors from Pennsylvania.
Local organizations to present disabilities workshop May 17
Fri, May 12th 2017 11:15 am
ONE SEPTA and Parent Network of WNY will present a workshop titled, "Understanding the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)" from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, at the Orleans/Niagara BOCES Conference Center, 4124 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
Pappas seeks full term as NT mayor
Fri, May 12th 2017 11:15 am
City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas will ask voters in the November election to keep him in his position to "continue our great progress," the first-term mayor said last week.
NT School District sets vote on $73.491 million budget
Fri, May 12th 2017 11:10 am
Come Tuesday, May 16, North Tonawanda School District property owners will be voting on a pared down $73.491 million spending plan for the 2017-18 school year.
Kelly Clarkson named new coach on 'The Voice,' joining Blake Shelton & Adam Levine 2018 season
Thu, May 11th 2017 05:55 pm
Global superstar and three-time Grammy Award winner Kelly Clarkson is set to join NBC's "The Voice" for the show's 14th season (first half of 2018). She will be joined by fellow coaches Blake Shelton and Adam Levine on the network's three-time Emmy Award-winning series.
Students injured after Wheatfield accident
Thu, May 11th 2017 11:30 am
Five students were injured Wednesday, after a driver sideswiped a school bus in Wheatfield, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office reported.
Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduates 64th class
Thu, May 11th 2017 11:20 am
The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduated its 64th class during a ceremony held Wednesday at Niagara University's Castellani Art Museum.
Second annual Project Connect Niagara scheduled for July 26
Thu, May 11th 2017 11:15 am
Event provides wide range of services to individuals throughout Niagara County
Buffalo Sabres hire Jason Botterill as general manager
Thu, May 11th 2017 11:00 am
Buffalo Sabres Owner Terry Pegula on Thursday announced the team hired Jason Botterill to be the team's general manager.
Red Rocks Worship: First full-length album to be recorded live at Denver's Paramount Theatre
Thu, May 11th 2017 09:10 am
In partnership with Sony Music/Essential Worship, Red Rocks Worship will record their label debut full-length album live, to a sold-out audience at Denver's iconic Paramount Theatre, today. A live stream of the recording will be available on Essential Worship's Facebook page beginning at 9:30 p.m. ET. 
4 couples remain as competition heats up for semifinals on 'Dancing with the Stars'
Thu, May 11th 2017 09:05 am
The four remaining couples advance to the semifinals, as the competition heats up and the show edges closer to the following week's crowning of the coveted Mirrorball trophy, on "Dancing with the Stars," live, Monday, May 15 (8-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.
Jennifer Hudson on board as coach for fall 2017 of 'The Voice'
Thu, May 11th 2017 08:55 am
Oscar, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, BAFTA and Grammy Award winner Jennifer Hudson will join Miley Cyrus, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton as a coach on season 13 of NBC's three-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice."
Groundbreaking rock opera 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live!' arrives next Easter Sunday on NBC
Wed, May 10th 2017 05:00 pm
Set for Easter Sunday (April 1, 2018), NBC will bring to broadcast television "Jesus Christ Superstar Live!," a one-of-a-kind live staging of the iconic 1971 Broadway rock opera with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice.
Artpark's 'Painted Parking Lot' recreation underway
Wed, May 10th 2017 04:55 pm
On Wednesday, students from Lewiston-Porter High School, along with some community volunteers, worked on Artpark & Company's recreation of "Niagara 1979."
Hard Rock supports United Way's 'Dine to Make a Difference'
Wed, May 10th 2017 04:50 pm
On Tuesday, the United Way of Greater Niagara and the Salvation Army partnered up with Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA, for "Dine to Make a Difference." This event gave locals an easy way to help donate to organizations making a difference in the community.
New technology at Mount St. Mary's
Wed, May 10th 2017 04:30 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital has acquired the latest vein visualization technology to assist in the placement of IVs and blood draws courtesy of a donation to the Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation by area resident Catherine DiMino.
Limited-edition 'Love Actually' cast T-shirt released in support of Red Nose Day
Wed, May 10th 2017 04:30 pm
Comic Relief, the nonprofit behind Red Nose Day, has revealed a limited-edition "Red Nose Day Actually" T-shirt featuring cast members of the "Love Actually" reunion minifilm, set to air as part of the "Red Nose Day" (May 25) special on NBC. The T-shirt is produced in partnership with ethical clothing line UNIFORM. Proceeds of every shirt sold will support Red Nose Day, helping to further the mission of the campaign - to end child poverty, one nose at a time.
On heels of most successful Casting Crowns tour, band announces new run with Zach Williams
Wed, May 10th 2017 04:20 pm
Grammy-winning and multiplatinum-selling Casting Crowns has just completed their fall 2016/spring 2017 "The Very Next Thing" tour with 80 major market dates. The tour featured some of the most successful shows of the band's career, with multiple sold-out performances and an overall attendance topping 375,000, making this the most attended Crowns' tour since 2008.
High school baseball: Wolverines get revenge on the Vikings
Wed, May 10th 2017 04:00 pm
One day after the Grand Island Vikings defeated the Niagara Falls Wolverines, 11-4, the Wolverines redeemed themselves in round two.
2018 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic to feature Buffalo Sabres vs. New York Rangers at Citi Field
Wed, May 10th 2017 08:50 am
The 2018 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic will feature the Buffalo Sabres and New York Rangers on Jan. 1, 2018, at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets, the National Hockey League announced on Tuesday. The New Year's Day game will be broadcast live on NBC, Sportsnet and TVA Sports at 1 p.m. ET.
High school baseball: North Tonawanda survives against CSAT
Wed, May 10th 2017 08:50 am
On a cool night at the historic Sal Maglie Stadium in Niagara Falls, the North Tonawanda Lumberjacks and CSAT Golden Eagles played under the lights on Tuesday.
Masons are opening their doors
Wed, May 10th 2017 07:00 am
Interested in learning more about Freemasons - their history in the world and in New York state?
Empower to honor Fran & Gary Hall for work on behalf of people with developmental disabilities
Wed, May 10th 2017 07:00 am
Empower, the not-for-profit organization formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy, will award Fran and Gary Hall the Chairman's Award at its annual golf tournament on Monday, June 19, at the Niagara Frontier Country Club, 1058 Lake Road, Youngstown. The award will be presented at the post-tournament dinner, which will be held at 6:30 p.m.
WNY Hog & Lamb Preview Classic to be held at Fairgrounds
Wed, May 10th 2017 07:00 am
The Erie County Agricultural Society is proud to present the 17th annual Western New York Hog & Lamb Preview Classic. The show is scheduled to take place inside the Agriculture Discovery Center at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg June 2-4.
Psych-Os rejoice: Shawn & Gus team up for an epic 2-hour 'Psych' holiday movie
Tue, May 9th 2017 09:10 pm
USA Network and Universal Cable Productions have an early holiday present for fans of their hit series "Psych." Fake psychic detective Shawn Spencer (James Roday) and his best friend, Burton "Gus" Guster (Dulé Hill), will team up once again, returning to USA for the holidays, when the two-hour "Psych: The Movie" premieres in December.
Bethel Music announces 'The War Is Over' from songwriter/worship leader Josh Baldwin
Tue, May 9th 2017 09:05 pm
Bethel Music announces "The War Is Over," Josh Baldwin's first solo project with Bethel Music, is set to release May 26.
Vanessa Williams headlines star-studded lineup at Fallsview Casino this August
Tue, May 9th 2017 08:55 pm
A conqueror of the musical charts, and a Broadway and television superstar, Vanessa Williams brings her platinum-studded hits to the Fallsview Casino stage this August for one night only.
The K-LOVE Fan Awards: Ignite Hope' brings best of Christian music entertainment to cinemas nationwide
Tue, May 9th 2017 08:55 pm
The only fan-voted awards show in Christian entertainment comes to U.S. cinemas, for the first time ever on the big screen, with hosts Matthew West and Elisabeth Hasselbeck for "The K-LOVE Fan Awards: Ignite Hope." Hosted live on May 28 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, cinema audiences will get exclusive access to this inspirational event on the big screen for one night this summer.
Historic Palace Theatre reveals 2017-18 season
Tue, May 9th 2017 08:50 pm
The Historic Palace Theatre presents Curtain Up's 2017-18 season.
'Hamilton' writer, Pro Football HOFer, National Teacher of the Year headline commencement at NU
Tue, May 9th 2017 08:50 pm
Niagara University's 2017 schedule of commencement ceremonies will be highlighted by addresses from the 2016 National Teacher of the Year, a Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee and the author of the acclaimed biography "Alexander Hamilton," which was adapted into a smash hit musical.
Discover Niagara Shuttle returns for second season
Tue, May 9th 2017 08:00 pm
Niagara Region leaders and elected officials marked the beginning of the Discover Niagara Shuttle's second season Tuesday morning at a press conference in front of the Niagara Falls Train Station and Underground Railroad Heritage Center.
Destination Niagara USA celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week
Tue, May 9th 2017 08:00 pm
This week marks the 34th annual National Travel and Tourism Week. Tourism communities nationwide are doing their part to salute travel in America. The theme of this year's celebratory week is "Faces of Travel," which provides an opportunity to shine a spotlight on the individuals who keep this industry moving on a daily basis.
Camp Hope helps children heal through fun
Tue, May 9th 2017 09:50 am
Grieving the loss of a loved one is difficult for anyone, but it can be especially difficult for children. Children grieve differently than adults.
 

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