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TCM announces Buffalo as winner of 'Bring TCM To Your Hometown' contest
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 11:30 pm
Turner Classic Movies on Wednesday announced that, after overwhelming response from fans, Buffalo has been named the winner of the "Bring TCM to your Hometown" contest.
Jacobs convenes Great Lakes roundtable
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 06:25 pm
Twenty-five public and private leaders from 16 municipal and environmental organizations convened at the Frank Lloyd Wright Fontana Boathouse on Wednesday to share ideas and discuss strategies on how to improve water safety and quality, and reduce beach closures in communities across Western New York.
MercyMe has unprecedented radio run with 'Even If'
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 06:25 pm
Multi-platinum-selling MercyMe's chart-topping radio single "Even If" dominated the Billboard and Mediabase radio charts with a 19-week streak at No. 1. The resonance of the song has also continued to place it at No. 1 on the iTunes Christian chart for multiple weeks.
NBC Sports opens NFL season with 'NFL Kickoff 2017,' as New England Patriots host Kansas City Chiefs
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 06:25 pm
NBC Sports kicks off its season-long coverage of the 2017 NFL season with "NFL Kickoff 2017" on Thursday, when Tom Brady and the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots host Alex Smith and the AFC West champion Kansas City Chiefs at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts.
Buffalo Sabres: Season kick-off luncheon set for Oct. 3
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 06:20 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday announced the team's season kick-off luncheon will take place Tuesday, Oct. 3. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Buffalo Sabres Foundation.
Blanca debuts 'Real Love'
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 06:20 pm
"Real Love," the brand-new song from powerhouse vocalist Blanca, is now available at all digital service providers and digital retailers. Upon release on Aug. 25, Spotify immediately added the fresh single to its "New Music Friday Playlist," which boasts more than 2 million followers. In less than one week, the track had already reached top 20 status on Spotify's all-genre global viral 50 chart, and top 15 on the U.S. viral chart.
Memorial names Jordan-Williams budget director
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 02:50 pm
Suzanne Jordan-Williams, M.B.A., has been appointed budget/reimbursement director in the finance department at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Buffalo Sabres announce full roster for Prospects Challenge
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 02:50 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced the team's full roster for the Prospects Challenge, which will run from Sept. 8-11 at HarborCenter.
Falls residents choose park improvements
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 02:45 pm
Voting for the City of Niagara Falls Department of Community Development's participatory budgeting initiative, dubbed "PB 360," came to a close on Aug. 31, and the results have now been tallied.
2017 'PAW Patrol Roll Patrol Road Tour' stopping in Williamsville & Hamburg
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 02:45 pm
Spin Master Corp., a leading global children's entertainment company, recently announced the third annual "PAW Patrol Roll Patrol Road Tour," a multicity, life-size activation that successfully blends the award-winning toy line with the top-rated preschool property produced by Spin Master Entertainment and broadcast on Nickelodeon.
Buffalo Sabres reveal giveaways, promotional nights for 2017-18 season
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 02:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team's giveaway items and promotional schedule for the 2017-18 season. The team will host eight giveaway nights, 22 promotional nights and four theme nights.
'Jeopardy!' announces season premiere
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 02:40 pm
For knowledge junkies around the country, there is only one fall television premiere that matters: "Jeopardy!" kicks off its 34th season in syndication Monday, Sept. 11. The winner of the 2017 Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Game Show, "Jeopardy!" and its host, Alex Trebek, return once again to deliver the rapid-fire "answers and questions," challenging gameplay, and memorable contestant moments that are the hallmarks of "America's Favorite Quiz Show."
Fantasy Island debuts new Oktoberfest event
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 02:40 pm
"A delicious aroma fills the air that's almost as palpable as the sounds emanating from the stage. Children dance and sing along; and the adults do, too, with a little help from some of the best local and national brews one can savor."
ABC announces celebrity cast for upcoming 25th season of 'Dancing with the Stars' live on 'Good Morning America'
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 02:40 pm
"Dancing with the Stars" is gearing up to celebrate its 25th season, and the new celebrity cast members are sparkling up their wardrobes, breaking in their dancing shoes and readying themselves for their first dance on the ballroom floor, as the season kicks off Monday, Sept. 18 (8-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.
Gary Allan headed to Seneca Niagara Events Center this November
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 02:40 pm
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino has announced country music star Gary Allan is slated for the Seneca Niagara Events Center at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25. Tickets will go on sale at noon Friday, Sept. 8.
Lewiston Kiwanis to celebrate 60 years of Niagara County Peach Festival
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 11:50 am
Each year, the Niagara County (aka Lewiston Kiwanis) Peach Festival seems to get better and better. Marking its 60th year in 2017, Lewiston's favorite festival officially opens at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at Academy Park on Center Street in the village.
Register for Linda Yalem Safety Run
Tue, Sep 5th 2017 02:35 pm
More than 800 runners and walkers - and hundreds of volunteers - are expected to take part in the 28th annual Linda Yalem Safety Run, a 5K run held on the University at Buffalo's North Campus to promote personal safety and remember UB student Linda Yalem.
Niagara Falls: City clerk's office, NFPD announce new reporting system for animal complaints
Tue, Sep 5th 2017 02:35 pm
On Tuesday, the Niagara Falls city clerk's office, in partnership with Niagara Falls Police Department, announced a new system for reporting animal complaints - particularly vicious dogs.
Chris Tomlin announces 'Chris Tomlin Christmas: Christmas Songs of Worship' tour
Tue, Sep 5th 2017 02:35 pm
Multiplatinum-selling Chris Tomlin, called "the most sung artist anywhere" by Time Magazine, has announced the "Chris Tomlin Christmas: Christmas Songs of Worship" tour. Unlike the arenas and large-scale venues of past tours often associated with Tomlin, "Chris Tomlin Christmas" will incorporate historic venues and an up-close and intimate night of worship with Tomlin.
Family Violence Conference to feature national expert on psychological trauma
Tue, Sep 5th 2017 02:30 pm
The Child Advocacy Center of Niagara, a service of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, has announced the faculty and program for the 19th annual Safe at Home Conference to be held Thursday, Oct. 12, at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Village Inn Golf Classic returns to Grand Island
Tue, Sep 5th 2017 02:30 pm
The fall Village Inn Golf Classic is planned for Sept. 19.
Niagara County Historical Society sites join Smithsonian Magazine's 13th annual 'Museum Day Live!'
Tue, Sep 5th 2017 02:30 pm
The Niagara History Center and Erie Canal Discovery Center will open their doors free of charge on Saturday, Sept. 23, as part of Smithsonian magazine's 13th annual "Museum Day Live!" On this day only, participating museums across the U.S. emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution's Washington, D.C.-based facilities, which offer free admission every day, and open their doors for free to those who download a "Museum Day Live!" ticket.
National Grid approves grant for up to $180,000 for Mayer Bros. Barker plant expansion
Tue, Sep 5th 2017 02:30 pm
National Grid has approved an economic development grant in the amount of up to $180,000, which Mayer Bros. Apple Products Inc. will use toward a 40,400 square-foot expansion of its Barker manufacturing plant.
M&T Bank to host local not-for-profits at Buffalo Bills games
Tue, Sep 5th 2017 02:30 pm
Eight local not-for-profit organizations will experience an exciting and exclusive game-day experience during the 2017-18 Buffalo Bills season, thanks to M&T Bank.
Entertainment community comes together to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey with 'Hand In Hand: A Benefit For Hurricane Harvey Relief' telethon
Tue, Sep 5th 2017 02:25 pm
Participants Include: George Clooney, Jamie Foxx, Karlie Kloss, Beyoncé, Matt Lauer, Rob Lowe, Matthew McConaughey, Norah O'Donnell, Dennis Quaid, Julia Roberts, Kelly Rowland, Adam Sandler, Ryan Seacrest, Blake Shelton, Michael Strahan, George Strait, Barbra Streisand, Oprah Winfrey & Reese Witherspoon
Montessori at Stella: An alumnae's perspective
Mon, Sep 4th 2017 10:55 am
At Stella Niagara, its Montessori program is second-to-none, and I wanted to share my experiences to hopefully encourage parents to not only consider a Montessori program for your child, but also why Stella offers a unique learning experience in this specialized area.
Buffalo Philharmonic starts season with glamour and panache
Mon, Sep 4th 2017 10:55 am
The Buffalo Philharmonic's 2017-18 season celebrates American ingenuity while honoring the European roots of the classical tradition.
Buddy Walk returns to Lewiston
Mon, Sep 4th 2017 07:00 am
On behalf of the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS), the leading human rights organization for all individuals with Down syndrome, and The Family & Friends Down Syndrome Association of Niagara Inc., a local affiliate organization of NDSS, you are invited to join us at the 21st annual Buddy Walk of Buffalo-Niagara on Saturday, Sept. 9.
Final season of 'Star Wars Rebels' premieres Oct. 16 on Disney XD
Sun, Sep 3rd 2017 11:25 am
The Emmy-nominated animated series "Star Wars Rebels" returns for its fourth and final season beginning Monday, Oct. 16 (12:30 a.m., 3 and 7:30 a.m.; 5:30 and 9 p.m. EDT), on Disney XD and the Disney XD app. The one-hour episode marks the beginning of the most important mission yet for the Ghost crew as the series draws closer to its grand finale.
HS football: Niagara-Wheatfield squeaks by Lockport on opening day
Sun, Sep 3rd 2017 11:20 am
High school football was back in action at Niagara-Wheatfield on Saturday. The Falcons and Lions offenses put on a clinic in the 48-minute affair, with Niagara-Wheatfield defeating Lockport, 43-42.
Pro Training Basketball opens to the public
Sun, Sep 3rd 2017 11:20 am
Pro Training Basketball cut the ribbon to open its facility on Saturday. In front of Town of Wheatfield Supervisor Robert Cliffe, and numerous parents and kids, Tony Watson II and partner Rod Middleton opened up to show the public what was inside.
VIDEO, PHOTOS: William Close and the Earth Harp Collective at Artpark
Sun, Sep 3rd 2017 11:00 am
On Saturday, Artpark became the latest venue to fall under William Close's spell as the world-renowned installation artist performed with his Earth Harp Collective on the newly extended Earth Harp, featuring more than two-dozen 1,000-foot-plus strings that sailed and wailed above the Lewiston audience.
VIDEO, PHOTOS: Artpark hosts US premiere of 'Big Bang' by Plasticiens Volants
Sun, Sep 3rd 2017 08:00 am
"Big Bang," by Plasticiens Volants, made its U.S. debut on Saturday, Sept. 2, at Artpark in Lewiston. The dazzling, one-night-only aerial exhibition combined large-scale pieces of floating art in the skies with performance artists on the ground - all to the beat of the touring company's original soundtrack.
Cheema joins behavioral health staff at Niagara Falls Memorial
Sat, Sep 2nd 2017 07:00 am
Muhammad Azam Cheema, M.D., has joined the medical staff at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
DEC announces 9th annual Arbor Day poster contest for fifth-graders
Sat, Sep 2nd 2017 07:00 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is now accepting submissions for the ninth annual fifth-grade Arbor Day poster contest. Students can showcase their artistic talents and help increase public awareness about trees in New York by participating in the contest.
'Raising the Stakes Gala' coming to Sheraton at Falls; benefit for Alexa Foundation
Sat, Sep 2nd 2017 07:00 am
As we all know, Niagara Falls has become an area hotbed for exciting games of chance. Over the past several years, a number of casinos have sprung up on both sides of the border and Las Vegas-style experiences are now the norm for many.
Lewiston's growing pains: Town hears development concerns
Sat, Sep 2nd 2017 07:00 am
Monday's Lewiston Town Board session saw limited action, with a number of agenda items either discussed briefly and not acted upon, or tabled and deferred as being incomplete with action anticipated for next month.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Grand Island Dance holds grand re-opening
Sat, Sep 2nd 2017 07:00 am
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce helped the Grand Island Dance Center celebrate what studio owner and director Rachel Novelli called "almost a complete overhaul of the space we already had."
Island community completes GI Challenge for room at new Oishei Children's Hospital
Sat, Sep 2nd 2017 07:00 am
A cross-section of Grand Island came together Thursday to celebrate the Viking spirit that helped the community meet a fundraising challenge for the new Children's Hospital in Buffalo.
Sanctus Real releases upcoming single, 'Changed,' two weeks early to help raise funds for Hurricane Harvey relief
Fri, Sep 1st 2017 10:05 pm
Sanctus Real wants to do their part to help those in Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey, and they are asking for your help, too. On Friday, the band announced it is offering the upcoming single, "Changed," to fans two weeks early in hopes to raise money to directly help the families and community of Rockport, Texas. The band was originally scheduled to perform in Rockport at Seafair on Oct. 15.
 

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