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Memorial Medical Center debuts Life 360
Wed, Nov 28th 2018 03:35 pm
It's a question that has long vexed people striving to lose weight: What do you do if dieting hasn't worked and you aren't ready to consider bariatric surgery?
Memorial Medical Center earns designation as National Health Service Corps site
Wed, Nov 28th 2018 03:35 pm
Physicians and other qualifying clinicians who choose to provide primary care services at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will soon be eligible to apply to have their school loans repaid under a government program designed to promote healthier communities.
Eric Wood Fund raises money for in-need children, families
Wed, Nov 28th 2018 03:35 pm
This week, The Eric Wood Fund, a not-for-profit organization founded by Buffalo Bills center Eric Wood, raised new funds to support programming of The Children's Hospital of Buffalo Foundation and Stone's Buddies. Proceeds were raised at the organization's annual "Flights and Bites" fundraiser.
Celebrate season with M&T's annual holiday concert series
Wed, Nov 28th 2018 03:35 pm
There are few places like M&T Bank's gold dome during the holiday season. From Monday, Dec. 3 through Friday, Dec. 14, M&T Bank will continue its revered tradition of hosting local student choirs from throughout the region to celebrate the holiday season.
Record-setting Philip Rivers & Los Angeles Chargers visit Ben Roethlisberger & Pittsburgh Steelers on NBC's 'Sunday Night Football'
Wed, Nov 28th 2018 03:35 pm
In a matchup of quarterbacks drafted in the first round in 2004, Ben Roethlisberger and the AFC-North leading Pittsburgh Steelers (7-3-1) host Philip Rivers and the Los Angeles Chargers (8-3) in a pivotal conference showdown on NBC's "Sunday Night Football." Coverage begins with "Football Night in America" at 7 p.m. ET, followed by "SNF" at 8:20 p.m. from Heinz Field.
Giada De Laurentiis challenges bakers to lay it all on the line in new competition 'Winner Cake All'
Wed, Nov 28th 2018 03:35 pm
Culinary icon Giada De Laurentiis kicks off the new year with the competition series "Winner Cake All," premiering Monday, Jan. 7 (10 p.m. ET/PT), on Food Network.
St. Peter's pre-K students raise money for Niagara Hospice
Tue, Nov 27th 2018 02:45 pm
During the time of year when children start thinking about what they want for Christmas, pre-K students at St. Peter's R.C. School learned giving can be fun, too. Students in Mrs. Shanks's pre-K 3 and Mrs. Ryan's pre-K 4 classes created a giving tree to raise money for Niagara Hospice.
New year starts sweet with return of Food Network's 'Kids Baking Championship'
Tue, Nov 27th 2018 02:45 pm
The new year gets a sweet start with the return of "Kids Baking Championship" on Monday, Jan. 7 (9 p.m. ET/PT), on Food Network.
UB: In hands-on lab, undergrads learn basics of CRISPR gene-editing technique
Tue, Nov 27th 2018 02:45 pm
A lab course at the University at Buffalo is giving undergraduate biology students hands-on experience with CRISPR, a revolutionary gene-editing technique.
Food Bank of WNY's new program, Niagara County truck, to increase nutritious food distribution, relieve burden on partner agencies
Tue, Nov 27th 2018 02:40 pm
In the spirit of "Giving Tuesday," the Food Bank of WNY announced the expansion of its direct delivery program and unveiled its new 26-foot refrigerated truck today in order to better serve its 41 Niagara County member agencies - and distribute more food to people in need throughout the community. With the launch of direct delivery in Niagara County, the Food Bank will now provide direct delivery services to all of its 317 agencies throughout its four-county service area.
US Olympic gold medalists Katie Ledecky & Simone Manuel headline NBC Sports' coverage of 2018 USA Swimming Winter Nationals
Tue, Nov 27th 2018 02:40 pm
Five-time Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky and four-time Olympic medalist Simone Manuel are expected to headline the 2018 USA Swimming Winter Nationals this week in Greensboro, North Carolina. NBC Sports' live coverage of the event begins Thursday at 5 p.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA and concludes Sunday, Dec. 2 ( 10 p.m.), on NBCSN.
Niagara University senior Justin Crawford earns PRSA scholarship
Tue, Nov 27th 2018 02:40 pm
Justin Crawford, a Niagara University senior majoring in communication studies, received the May C. Randazzo Memorial Scholarship from the Buffalo Niagara chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. Crawford was presented with the award during the organization's annual meeting on Nov. 15 at Cole's Restaurant in Buffalo.
Pegula Sports & Entertainment to begin comprehensive study of venues
Tue, Nov 27th 2018 02:40 pm
Pegula Sports & Entertainment has hired CAA ICON to assist its efforts in determining the next steps for the Buffalo Bills stadium needs and for potential renovations of KeyBank Center, the home of the Buffalo Sabres and Buffalo Bandits. CAA ICON will conduct a privately funded study to help identify the best options for ownership, fans and the community. The study will include direct feedback from Bills and Sabres fans.
'Peg + Cat Live!' at UB Center for the Arts
Tue, Nov 27th 2018 02:40 pm
The University at Buffalo Center for the Arts presents "Peg + Cat Live!" at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. online and noon at the UBCFA box office on Wednesday.
Falcons hockey nets first win of season
Tue, Nov 27th 2018 12:55 am
After a tough 7-1 loss versus Canisius to begin the regular season, the Falcons bounced back with a 3-1 victory over the Lancaster Legends.
Lewiston Art Festival applications available
Mon, Nov 26th 2018 08:05 pm
Applications are now available for the 53rd annual Lewiston Art Festival, which will be held Saturday, Aug. 10, and Sunday, Aug. 11, 20I9, on Center Street in the Village of Lewiston. More than 175 professional artists will display and sell their work and compete for $5,000 in prizes in the juried show. The application deadline is April 1.
McMurray concedes race, vows to continue fighting
Mon, Nov 26th 2018 08:00 pm
Town of Grand Island Supervisor Nathan McMurray, candidate for the NY-27 congressional seat, released the following statement on Monday:
Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper, Western New York Land Conservancy complete Stella Niagara Preserve landing restoration
Mon, Nov 26th 2018 08:00 pm
In partnership with the Western New York Land Conservancy, and with funding provided by Oath Community Benefit Fund for Niagara County, under the direction of Empire State Development, Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper has completed the final phase of the restoration project along the shoreline at the Stella Niagara Preserve's landing in Lewiston.
Polka fans to help St. Luke's Mission of Mercy
Mon, Nov 26th 2018 07:55 pm
Polka music fans are asked to bring winter, holiday and personal items to the annual Christmas sing-along, hosted by Buffalo's Special Delivery Band. Items will benefit St. Luke's Mission of Mercy, an independent mission in the Roman Catholic tradition located in the inner city of Buffalo.
Make Christmas decorations at History Center's December Family Night
Mon, Nov 26th 2018 07:55 pm
Learn about different types of Christmas ornaments and trimmings, and make a unique decoration with the family to add to holiday collections, as part of the History Center's December Family Night. The event will take place at the Niagara History Center, 215 Niagara St. Lockport, on Tuesday, Dec. 18. The event's guide is local event planner and owner of Small Indulgences, Lesley Mucha.
71st Emmy Awards to air Sunday, Sept. 22, live on FOX
Mon, Nov 26th 2018 07:55 pm
The 71st Emmy Awards returns to FOX, airing LIVE coast to coast from the Microsoft Theater at L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019 (8-11 PM ET). The announcement was made jointly by the Television Academy and FOX.
1-hour delay planned for Tuesday opening at Niagara Falls DMV
Mon, Nov 26th 2018 07:55 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski announced the Niagara Falls DMV, located at 1001 11th St., will delay opening by one hour on Tuesday, Nov. 27, to accommodate an equipment update by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles.
Anne Burrell & Tyler Florence transform fresh roster of kitchen disasters into culinary masters in brand-new season of 'Worst Cooks in America'
Mon, Nov 26th 2018 07:55 pm
Chefs Anne Burrell and Tyler Florence are back in January to whip disastrous cooks into tip-top culinary shape in the return of fan-favorite series "Worst Cooks in America." In the nine-episode season, Burrell and Florence each lead a team of kitchen nightmares through a rigorous culinary boot camp designed to improve their food skills.
'Hockey Fights Cancer' night in Buffalo
Mon, Nov 26th 2018 07:55 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team, in partnership with Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, will again take part in the NHL's "Hockey Fights Cancer." This year's program will take place during the team's home game against the San Jose Sharks at 7 p.m. tomorrow.
Kelsea Ballerini, The Chainsmokers, Foster the People, Dua Lipa, Macklemore with Skylar Grey, Ella Mai & Charlie Puth to rock West Coast celebration Of 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2019'
Mon, Nov 26th 2018 11:35 am
dick clark productions and ABC today announced hosts and musical performances for America's biggest live New Year's television broadcast, "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2019." Emmy-winning producer and television/radio personality Ryan Seacrest will return to host from Times Square for his 13th year, with live onsite reporting by actress and comedian Jenny McCarthy.
Niagara University Theatre alumni & students perform at Roswell Park Cancer Institute gala
Mon, Nov 26th 2018 11:35 am
Two Niagara University Theatre alumni and 12 current students presented two numbers from the musical "Grease," as part of Roswell Park Cancer Institute's annual gala on Saturday, Nov. 10. The event was themed "Summer Nights" in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the film.
Gas prices continue to drop
Mon, Nov 26th 2018 11:35 am
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $2.56, down 6 cents from last week. One year ago, the price was $2.51. The New York state average is $2.83 - down 4 cents from last week. A year ago, the state average was $2.68.
Buffalo Sabres 'Holiday Angels' program returns for winter
Mon, Nov 26th 2018 11:35 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team will partner with Child & Family Services of Buffalo for "Sabres Holiday Angels." The adopt-a-family program allows Sabres fans to support neighbors in need this holiday season.
Goo Goo Dolls release new live album 'The Audience is That Way (The Rest of The Show) Vol. 2'
Mon, Nov 26th 2018 11:35 am
Multi-Platinum, four-time Grammy-nominated band Goo Goo Dolls have released "The Audience is That Way (The Rest of The Show) Vol. 2" via Warner Bros. Records, a brand-new 10-track live album recorded across the band's recent tours. The record marks the second volume of a two-part compilation series and was preceded by the companion live album, "The Audience is This Way," which arrived on July 21. Each release contains 10 different never-before-heard recordings of some of their most iconic hits.
Lewiston Christmas Walk, Tour of Homes ring in holiday season Dec. 1-2
Mon, Nov 26th 2018 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce is preparing for a successful Lewiston Christmas Walk and Tour of Homes weekend Dec. 1-2. The busy, two-day weekend features boutique shopping, a North Pole mailbox, carriage rides, a petting zoo and a home tour (ticketed event).
Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University hosts annual 'Holiday Bash'
Mon, Nov 26th 2018 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will host its annual "Holiday Bash" from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7.
Niagara University Opportunity Program presents annual Christmas benefit concert
Mon, Nov 26th 2018 07:00 am
Celebrate the season with the Niagara University Opportunity Program as it presents its annual Christmas benefit concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7,in the Russell Salvatore Dining Commons on campus. The event is free and open to the public, though a free-will offering is suggested. Proceeds will benefit Community Missions. Last year, more than $1,000 was raised to support Community Missions' programs and services.
Obituary: Theodora 'Teddy' Linenfelser
Sat, Nov 24th 2018 07:00 am
Theodora "Teddy" Linenfelser (née Klingel) of Grand Island entered into rest Nov. 16, 2018.
Obituary: Roy Milton Ehlenfield
Sat, Nov 24th 2018 07:00 am
Roy Milton Ehlenfield of Grand Island entered into rest on Nov. 15, 2018, at the age of 84.
Plans coming together for Mason's Mission Playground at Marilyn Toohey Park
Sat, Nov 24th 2018 07:00 am
Excitement is growing for an all-inclusive play area unlike anything else in Lewiston. Village officials met recently to review a near-final set of designs for Mason's Mission Playground at Marilyn Toohey Park. When completed - hopefully by next summer - the playground is expected to be almost 14,000 square feet.
Perri Roberts recipient of Shira A. Scheindlin Award for Excellence in Courtroom
Sat, Nov 24th 2018 07:00 am
The law firm of Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria announced Diane M. Perri Roberts of Lewiston was named a 2018 recipient of the Shira A. Scheindlin Award for Excellence in the Courtroom by the New York State Bar Association.
Public can donate to Mason's Mission Playground at Marilyn Toohey Park
Sat, Nov 24th 2018 07:00 am
As a mother and a grandmother, I understand how important it is for children to enjoy the freedom, adventure and social interaction that takes place every day on America's playgrounds - but many of our youngest residents are being left behind.
Youngstown Galley celebrates 1st anniversary
Sat, Nov 24th 2018 07:00 am
In her first year of business on Main Street, Rebecca Poletti has, essentially, reinvented herself. A chef who was famous in Lewiston for her cookies, scones, pies and, more recently, heavenly breakfast offerings, has come to Youngstown and discovered dinner.
Grand Island Board of Education gives go-ahead for $24 million capital project
Sat, Nov 24th 2018 07:00 am
The Grand Island Central School District will hold a public referendum on Tuesday, Jan. 8, to seek voter approval for a proposed $24,149,626 capital project.
McMurray still not conceding Congressional race
Sat, Nov 24th 2018 06:55 am
Grand Island Town Supervisor Nate McMurray had not conceded as of Wednesday after Erie County election results were counted in his race for Congress against Chris Collins.

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