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Buffalo man sentenced for burglarizing store during blizzard
Thu, Nov 9th 2023 03:15 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 47-year-old Felix Ramos of Buffalo was sentenced this morning before State Supreme Court Justice Betty Calvo-Torres to two to four years direct to parole.
UB to offer free dental care to WNY vets in honor of Veterans Day
Thu, Nov 9th 2023 03:15 pm
The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine is proud to present the eighth annual "Dentistry Smiles for Veterans" event on Saturday, Nov. 11, on the South Campus. The initiative is dedicated to honoring veterans and ensuring they receive the dental care they deserve.
New York State Canal Corp. announces awards to upstate municipalities
Thu, Nov 9th 2023 03:15 pm
The New York State Canal Corp. announced eight upstate municipalities will receive more than $950,000 in grants through round XIII of the Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) initiative.
National Family Caregivers Month: NYSOFA announces new offerings for family caregivers using free state online support portal
Thu, Nov 9th 2023 03:15 pm
During National Family Caregivers Month, the New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA) announced several new offerings for subscribers of New York's caregiving portal - a resource that is available free of charge for any person in New York providing unpaid caregiving supports to a family member or friend.
Hochul details first 'comprehensive overview' of crime trends across New York for 2023
Thu, Nov 9th 2023 03:15 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul detailed the first comprehensive overview of crime trends across New York state for 2023, highlighting a 6% decrease in violent crime outside of New York City during first six months of this year as compared to the first half of 2022.
Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise and Clambake raises $48,000 for Niagara Hospice
Thu, Nov 9th 2023 07:00 am
After a three-year hiatus, the Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise and Clambake celebrated a big homecoming on Friday, July 14.The longtime fundraiser raised $48,000 for Niagara Hospice, continuing its tradition of hosting a unique fundraiser for a cause so special to many in the community.
Holiday planning: Tips to make overnight stays fun for kids this season
Thu, Nov 9th 2023 07:00 am
Travel is a common component of celebrating the holiday season. In 2022, AAA estimated that 112.7 million people would journey 50 miles or more away from home between Dec. 23 and Jan. 2. It stands to reason that a similar number of people will find themselves on the road, rails or in the sky this year as well.
Friends of Knox Farm State Park to host 2024 total solar eclipse celebration
Wed, Nov 8th 2023 05:20 pm
The Friends of Knox Farm State Park will host a 2024 total solar eclipse celebration from noon to 6 p.m. Monday, April 8, at the historic stables area in Knox Farm State Park. The event is in celebration of what predicts will be "the most-watched celestial event in our lifetime."
Buffalo Sabres expand partnership with Hasek's Heroes
Wed, Nov 8th 2023 05:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team will expand its partnership with Hasek's Heroes to include it in the organization's "Learn to Play" program.
Buffalo SOUP returns Nov. 16 with event at Resurgence Brewing Co.
Wed, Nov 8th 2023 05:15 pm
Buffalo SOUP is back with another crowdfunding event scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at Resurgence Brewing Co., 55 Chicago St., Buffalo.
Sheeran elected president-elect of New York State Magistrates
Wed, Nov 8th 2023 05:15 pm
Dr. Thomas Sheeran, a longtime member of the faculty in the College of Education at Niagara University, was elected to the position of president-elect of the New York State Magistrate's Association at its annual meeting in November. This position is a prelude to moving to the position of the association's presidency in the fall of 2024.
Election results: Broderick, Virtuoso, MacSwan take top town posts
Wed, Nov 8th 2023 08:25 am
Supervisor candidates in the towns of Lewiston, Niagara and Wheatfield ran unopposed and cruised to victory on Election Day.
Grand Island: Marston wins for supervisor; Digati, Kilmer top council race
Wed, Nov 8th 2023 08:20 am
Peter Marston will be Grand Island's new supervisor. The current deputy supervisor won on the Conservative line, with 57.76% of the vote, against Republican Mike Madigan, who garnered 41.85%, in Tuesday's general election. Marston got 3,510 votes to Madigan's 2,543.
Holiday planning: How to create a welcoming entertaining space at home
Wed, Nov 8th 2023 07:00 am
The lasting effects of the pandemic that swept across the globe in 2020 will be studied for years to come. Though some consequences have yet to be discovered, others, including a heightened desire to entertain loved ones at home, were already apparent even before the world emerged from the darkest days of the pandemic.
The CW Network to become the exclusive broadcast home to 'WWE NXT'
Tue, Nov 7th 2023 05:20 pm
The CW Network will become the official broadcast home to "WWE NXT" in October 2024. The five-year agreement marks the first time in its 13-year history that "WWE NXT" - which showcases WWE's hottest up-and-coming Superstars - will air on a broadcast television network. "WWE NXT" will debut on The CW Network in October 2024 and air 52 live weekly events throughout the season.
Niagara Falls Public Library to hold history talk from Underground Railroad Heritage Center
Tue, Nov 7th 2023 04:40 pm
To help commemorate and exhibit the city's history, the local history department at the Niagara Falls Public Library has recently started its own speaker series.
Gotee Records' Terrian announces full-length debut album, 'Give It Time'
Tue, Nov 7th 2023 04:30 pm
Gotee Records' powerhouse vocalist Terrian has announced her debut full-length album, "Give It Time," which will release on Jan. 26, 2024. The title track is available now here along with the music video (click below).
Animal Shelter Appreciation Week: $5 million available to support improvements to animal shelters
Tue, Nov 7th 2023 04:00 pm
During Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced $5 million is available to support animal shelters and humane societies in making critical infrastructure upgrades at New York's animal shelters.
+LIVE+ performance set for Nov. 11 at Seneca Allegany postponed due to illness
Tue, Nov 7th 2023 02:55 pm
Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino announced the scheduled performance by rock band +LIVE+ scheduled for this Saturday, Nov. 11, has been postponed due to COVID-related illness. A new show date has not been scheduled at this time.
NCSO provides update on Niagara County Public Safety Radio Network
Tue, Nov 7th 2023 02:35 pm
Niagara County Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti announced the continued multisite expansion of the Niagara County Public Safety Radio Network has been completed. This latest expansion includes tower sites in the towns of Wheatfield, Wilson and Somerset. These sites were selected to enhance coverage areas for the digital radio system, which is utilized by police, fire, EMS and other government agencies in Niagara County.
FeedMore WNY Foundation's holiday wreath and centerpiece sale returns to benefit neighbors experiencing food insecurity
Tue, Nov 7th 2023 02:35 pm
Community members can decorate for the holiday season while supporting their neighbors experiencing food insecurity by participating in the FeedMore WNY Foundation's holiday wreath and centerpiece fundraiser in partnership with Lavocat's Family Greenhouse and Nursery.
Garth Brooks' 'Rodeo Man,' with Ronnie Dunn, makes its world premiere
Tue, Nov 7th 2023 02:15 pm
Garth Brooks' brand-new duet with Ronnie Dunn, "Rodeo Man" made its radio world premiere yesterday and became the No. 1 most-added song at country radio. The song is now available exclusively on Amazon Music.
Homeless veterans can find shelter and stability at Niagara Gospel Mission on Veterans Day
Tue, Nov 7th 2023 02:15 pm
Whether you observe Veterans Day on Friday, Nov. 10, or on the official date, Nov. 11, the holiday is "a celebration to honor America's veterans for their patriotism, love of country and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good," according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Buffalo Chapter of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community to host public interfaith 'Voices for Peace'
Tue, Nov 7th 2023 02:15 pm
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community International, under the spiritual guidance of its Caliph Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, has initiated the global #voicesforpeace.
Ed Honeck Night-Life Music Awards to benefit WNY Drummers For Homeless People
Tue, Nov 7th 2023 02:15 pm
The Ed Honeck Night-Life Music Awards will be held Thursday, Nov. 9, at The Cove Seafood and Banquets, 4701 Transit Road, Depew. Doors will open at 6 p.m., with the show starting at 7 p.m. General admission is $15 presale or $20 at the door, the night of the awards show.
The National Grange sets Niagara Falls conference
Tue, Nov 7th 2023 02:15 pm
The National Grange, the United States' oldest agricultural fraternity and rural service organization, will hold its 157th annual conference and legislative session at the Niagara Falls Convention Center from Nov. 14-18.
ESD's ConnectALL office seeks public comment for state's proposals for federal BEAD funding, Digital Equity Plan
Tue, Nov 7th 2023 02:15 pm
Empire State Development's ConnectALL Office seeks public comment on three draft documents it said describe how New York will bridge the digital divide in the state.
Pet food donations sought
Tue, Nov 7th 2023 02:15 pm
Pet food donations for Mario's Emergency Pet Food Ministry will be accepted through the holiday season. A press release stated, "Open/closed sacks of kibble are extremely appreciated, along with anything for pets. It goes from one hand to another very quickly."
Attorney general reminds New Yorkers of election protection hotline to assist voters on Election Day
Tue, Nov 7th 2023 02:15 pm
New York Attorney General Letitia James reminded New Yorkers that the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) will operate its election protection hotline on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 7, and through Wednesday, Nov. 8, to help all New Yorkers who need assistance casting their ballots.
Holiday planning: Festive films that make for a perfect family movie night this season
Tue, Nov 7th 2023 07:00 am
A family movie night makes for a great way for families to bond and enjoy some relaxing time together. Such nights are a tradition in households across the globe, and they can even become a fun way for extended families to celebrate the holiday days together. When hosting overnight guests this holiday season, hosts can plan a family movie night and line up any of these family-friendly holiday movies.
NFPD responds to shooting
Mon, Nov 6th 2023 04:45 pm
Shortly after 9 p.m. last night, the Niagara Falls Police Department responded to a home in the 500 block of 20th Street for a report of a man shot. Upon arrival, officers located a 23-year-old from Niagara Falls suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
Edward Town Middle School presents 'Frozen, Jr.'
Mon, Nov 6th 2023 04:45 pm
Edward Town Middle School's production of "Frozen, Jr." is playing at Niagara Wheatfield Senior High School at 7 p.m. Dec. 1-2 and at 2 p.m. Dec. 3. The cast of approximately 50 students is directed by Ken Fick and Andrea Letcher.
Former political party chairman pleads guilty for sexually abusing child
Mon, Nov 6th 2023 04:45 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 63-year-old Gerald Steven Pigeon, also known as Steve Pigeon, of Niagara Falls, pleaded guilty this afternoon before State Supreme Court Justice M. William Boller to one count of sexual abuse in the first degree (class "D" violent felony). The defendant pleaded guilty to the charge ahead of a jury trial that was scheduled to begin next month.
World-famous Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicks off holiday season live on NBC & Peacock
Mon, Nov 6th 2023 04:15 pm
Kicking off the holiday season with one of the most anticipated events of the year, NBC's official telecast of the "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade" will air from 8:30 a.m. until noon ET/PT on Thursday, Nov. 23, adding an extra half-hour of festivities for the first time ever.
We The Kingdom surfs yuletide waves in festive track 'Christmas In Hawaii'
Mon, Nov 6th 2023 04:10 pm
On Friday, two-time Grammy-nominated band We The Kingdom released a new, holiday original, "Christmas In Hawaii." The fun-loving, festive track, which is available here, details the laugh-out-loud story of the night Santa's island deliveries were nearly derailed, due to tropical turbulence with a coconut tree.
'The Voice': Country icon Wynonna Judd is season 24 'mega mentor'
Mon, Nov 6th 2023 04:10 pm
Grammy Award-winning artist and Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Wynonna Judd will serve as "mega mentor" on season 24 of the four-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice," airing Mondays (8-10 p.m. ET/PT) and Tuesdays (9-10 p.m. ET/PT) on NBC and next day on Peacock.
Happy birthday, Willie Nelson! CBS presents 'Willie Nelson's 90th Birthday Celebration,' a concert special honoring legendary career of music icon
Mon, Nov 6th 2023 04:10 pm
CBS presents "Willie Nelson's 90th Birthday Celebration," a concert special honoring the legendary career of music icon Willie Nelson, Sunday, Dec. 17 (8:30-10:30 p.m., ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and streaming on Paramount+.
'JFK: What The Doctors Saw' to premiere on Paramount+
Mon, Nov 6th 2023 04:10 pm
Paramount+ announced the documentary feature "JFK: What The Doctors Saw" from See It Now Studios will premiere exclusively on the service, beginning Tuesday, Nov. 14, ahead of the 60th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Marvel Studios' gritty, action-packed series 'Echo' to launch on Disney+ and Hulu Jan. 10
Mon, Nov 6th 2023 04:05 pm
No bad deed goes unpunished on Jan. 10, 2024, when Marvel Studios' "Echo" launches on Disney+ and Hulu. Check out the all-new trailer and poster.
Apple TV+ reveals heartwarming trailer for all-new kids & family live-action animated hybrid special, 'The Velveteen Rabbit'
Mon, Nov 6th 2023 02:35 pm
Apple TV+ today released the trailer for the Apple Original special "The Velveteen Rabbit," premiering globally on Wednesday, Nov. 22. The new special, based on the treasured, classic children's book by Margery Williams, celebrates the magic of unconditional love. When 7-year-old William receives a new favorite toy for Christmas, he discovers a lifelong friend and unlocks a world of magic.

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