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Consumer alert: NYS Division of Consumer Protection offers guidance to raise awareness about elder abuse - and ways to prevent it
Thu, Jun 16th 2022 07:30 pm
Earlier this week, the New York State Division of Consumer Protection (DCP) offered guidance to prevent and help protect senior family members and friends from elder abuse.
Christian Heights Camp marks 75 years
Thu, Jun 16th 2022 07:15 pm
Christian Heights Camp is celebrating its 75th anniversary July 2-3. As families sought to recover from the trauma of World War II, several members of the LaSalle Church of Christ wanted to form a camp for their children to have Christian recreation opportunities. They pooled their resources and, in 1947, purchased the Milks family dairy farm in the Town of Napoli.
Less than $500,000 needed to reach Appeal 2022 goal by June 30
Thu, Jun 16th 2022 07:15 pm
Appeal 2022 is less than half a million dollars away from reaching its $9.5 million goal by June 30. The annual Appeal, in support of Catholic Charities and the "Fund for the Faith," is currently at $9,080,972, or more than 95% raised.
Go Red for Women luncheon: Buffalo women reconnect in person to support heart disease & stroke fundraiser
Thu, Jun 16th 2022 07:15 pm
After two years away from in person events, the American Heart Association brought the Buffalo Go Red for Women luncheon back to the community on Wednesday. About 100 people attended the event.
HART hosts 'Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia' seminar
Thu, Jun 16th 2022 09:55 am
The Home Assistance Referral Team is hosting a seminar titled "Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia." The free event is offered to all caregivers enrolled in HART, and is also open to the public.
Wired differently: Niagara Falls to honor Nik Wallenda with 'Sculpture in the Sky'
Wed, Jun 15th 2022 07:25 pm
Nik Wallenda will walk over Niagara Falls again. Well, sort of.
PHOTOS: Artpark takes a trip to New Orleans
Wed, Jun 15th 2022 02:00 pm
Trombone Shorty brought Orleans Avenue and his "Voodoo Threauxdown" to Artpark's outdoor amphitheater Tuesday night. The audience delighted in the curated mini-festival - a history of New Orleans music and a vision of where that music is headed in the 21st century - while singing and dancing to the music.
Lewiston Council on the Arts announces 2022 schedule, with events to celebrate bicentennial
Wed, Jun 15th 2022 07:00 am
The Lewiston Council on the Arts has announced its slate of events, activities and special programming for 2022.
Six Flags Darien Lake announces grand opening of Wahoo Wave & Hurricane Harbor Water Park
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 04:40 pm
Six Flags Darien Lake has announced the introduction of the new Six Flags annual pass program. For the first time, with the purchase of a Six Flags annual pass, guests have the opportunity to visit Six Flags parks for 12 months after purchase, providing more flexibility and value.
TNT Chamber has busy start to summer
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 04:35 pm
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas held its "Member Appreciation Night" June 9 at 254 Sweeney St., North Tonawanda. Food was provided from chamber member establishments.
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra & BPO Diversity Council present free 'A Concert for Healing'
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 03:25 pm
In the spirit of providing comfort and hope to all affected by the recent mass-shooting tragedy in the Buffalo community, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the BPO Diversity Council announce "A Concert for Healing." The event will take place at 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 24, at the Johnnie B. Wiley Pavilion (1100 Jefferson Ave.).
'Jokes For our Folks': Benefit comedy show featuring Cedric The Entertainer & DL Hughley to benefit community, victims of Buffalo shooting
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 03:10 pm
Outback Presents announced "Jokes For our Folks," a comedy concert benefiting the community and victims of the recent mass shooting in Buffalo. Coming to Shea's Buffalo Theatre on June 28, the show features a reunion of comedy royalty - Cedric The Entertainer, DL Hughley, Earthquake, Don DC Curry and Aida Rodriguez - all on stage together to provide healing and laughter for the community of Buffalo.
More than 251 tons of food distributed through FeedMore WNY during east side emergency response
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 02:30 pm
As the community continues to band together to support Buffalonians in the wake of the May 14 mass shooting, FeedMore WNY would like to acknowledge the continued response efforts and community support for the ongoing emergency food distributions.
Artpark 'Wine & Wheels' returns for 2022 season
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 02:10 pm
Artpark's "Wine & Wheels" returns for the 2022 summer season after selling out in 2021.
Vitali Klitschko to be honored with Arthur Ashe Courage Award during 2022 ESPYS
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 02:10 pm
Former heavyweight boxing champion and mayor of Kyiv, Vitali Klitschko will be honored with the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the 2022 ESPYS, airing live Wednesday, July 20 (8 p.m. EDT), on ABC. The award is given to "a deserving member of the sporting world who makes a difference far beyond the field of play, impacting the world in indelible ways."
Erie County Department of Health announces schedule changes for Juneteenth holiday
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 02:05 pm
Erie County Department of Health offices will be closed for the Juneteenth holiday (observed) on Monday, June 20. This will affect COVID-19 services, including:
Youngstown Lions present Robert J. Uplinger Distinguished Service Award
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 02:05 pm
Youngstown Lions President Terry Cummings announced Richard Allen was awarded the Robert J. Uplinger Distinguished Service Award.
Niagara County Community College announces diamond-themed gala, event co-chairs
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 01:55 pm
This year marks the 60th anniversary of Niagara County Community College. After a two-year hiatus, the annual NCCC Foundation Scholarship Gala will return in person with a special diamond theme to mark the occasion. This event is the primary fundraiser to support student scholarships, and will take place Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute.
NCCC alumni: Celebrate summer with discounted Buffalo Bisons tickets
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 01:55 pm
The Niagara County Community College Alumni Association is partnering with the Buffalo Bisons this summer to offer discounted tickets to home games for the 2022 season. A portion of each discounted ticket sold to Buffalo Bisons home games will benefit the NCCC Foundation/alumni.
Niagara County to realign Bear Ridge/Tonawanda Creek intersection
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 01:50 pm
Niagara County Legislator Tony Nemi announced the county's Department of Public Works will realign the intersection of Bear Ridge and Tonawanda Creek roads in the Town of Pendleton, which should improve public safety at the intersection. The changes follow a study DPW commissioned from engineering firm Wendel.
Lucille Ball, Big WECK owner Buddy Shula lead Broadcast Hall of Fame inductee class
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 01:50 pm
Buffalo Broadcasters Association (BBA) recently announced its slate of 2022 Hall of Fame inductees. Big WECK owner Buddy Shula is one of the 12 inductees in the class of veteran broadcast executives chosen for the prestigious honor.
'NF Murals' features stories of freedom & champions of change
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 12:30 pm
The Niagara Falls National Heritage Area is seeking four artists to paint murals on Main Street and Depot Avenue in Niagara Falls. The "NF Murals Project" there is entering its fourth mural-making phase, following completion of 16 murals since 2019. Murals feature stories of freedom and champions of change in the Highland community of Niagara Falls.
Garth Brooks sets new on-sale date for Buffalo concert
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 12:25 pm
Garth Brooks has set a new ticket on-sale date for Buffalo. Tickets will now go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, June 17. Tickets will cost $98.95, all-inclusive.
Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center expands Juneteenth celebrations with special events
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 12:25 pm
The Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center is extending its Juneteenth celebrations past Sunday, with events on Monday, June 20, and Friday, June 24.
DiNapoli: State pension fund adds $350 million to investment funds geared to New York companies
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 12:25 pm
The New York State Common Retirement Fund is committing another $350 million to two investment funds through its in-state private equity investment program, fund trustee and state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli recently announced.
Strawberry Fest returns to Youngstown
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 12:25 pm
St. John's Episcopal Church, overlooking the Niagara River on Main and Chestnut streets in Youngstown, will hold its annual Strawberry Fest. The event is set for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 25.
Presti Karate's Master John Presti teams up with Grand Master Chuck Norris
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 12:25 pm
Master John Presti, owner of Presti Karate Centers in Niagara Falls and Lewiston, is once again teaming with his friend of 47 years - his teacher and grand master of UFAF - Chuck Norris.
The Land Conservancy joins community partners to celebrate Niagara Gorge at GorgeFest
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 12:25 pm
The Land Conservancy is teaming up with New York State Parks, the Niagara River Greenway, the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, the Buffalo Museum of Science, and more than a dozen local environmental organizations for a one-day celebration of the Niagara Gorge and its unique river.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Auxiliary donates to MRI
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 11:35 am
The Auxiliary of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has donated $25,000 to the hospital's MRI campaign. Funds will directly support Memorial's quest to acquire a 3T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) unit, which will be the only one of its kind in Niagara County, and housed on the medical center's downtown Niagara Falls campus.
Historic persons to lead tour of Cold Springs Cemetery
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 11:35 am
The Niagara History Center Step Back in Time Players will host a public tour of Cold Springs Cemetery at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 26.
On World Blood Donor Day - during Pride Month - Higgins pushes FDA to 'end discriminatory policies related to blood donations'
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 11:35 am
On World Blood Donor Day, Congressman Brian Higgins is calling on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to change existing blood donation standards that, his team said, discriminate against the LGBTQ community.
WNY Book Arts Center hosts 2022 PRINTING PARTNERS sessions
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 11:30 am
WNY Book Arts Center (Book Arts) will launch the 2022 PRINTING PARTNERS sessions in conjunction with community partner Carnegie Art Center. This program offers free, sequential art classes to children and families in their own neighborhoods, and as always it is free to participate in. Open to ages 8-plus, students will learn the art of origami, printmaking, as well as an array of bookmaking techniques with resident teaching artist Ruby Meritt.
Lions hold installation, awards banquet
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 11:30 am
The Grand Island Lions Club held its Installation and awards banquet at the Buffalo Launch Club on Wednesday, June 8. Past District Gov. Lion Jeff Jarvis installed the board of directors for the 2022-23 year.
Brad Paisley launches 'World Tour 2022'
Mon, Jun 13th 2022 05:40 pm
As one of country music's most talented and decorated male solo artist's, globally known superstar Brad Paisley launched his "World Tour 2022" with five concerts over the last two weekends.
Performances by Sanremo Ieri E Oggi, Everclear, Zucchero Sugar Fornaciari at The Avalon
Mon, Jun 13th 2022 05:35 pm
Celebrated annually in the city of Sanremo, Italy, the acclaimed Sanremo Music Festival brings a talented mix of artists to the Avalon Theatre. On Aug. 6 and 7, singer and television sensation Gigi Vigliani hosts international stars Mal, Cosetta Gigli and Riccardo Fogli and his band, as they deliver performances with their award-winning Italian hits.
Start of public engagement process for Kensington Expressway
Mon, Jun 13th 2022 05:30 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Monday announced a "major step forward" in the transformative Kensington Expressway project in the City of Buffalo.
Michael Symon gives viewers behind-the-scenes look at toughest competitions in new Food Network series 'BBQ USA'
Mon, Jun 13th 2022 05:30 pm
Food Network star, award-winning restaurant owner and New York Times best-selling author Michael Symon is headed to the biggest and toughest barbecue competitions across the country to bring viewers a front-row seat to all the action in the new primetime series, "BBQ USA," premiering Monday, July 11 (9 p.m. ET/PT), on Food Network.
Seneca Gaming Corp. to welcome Skid Row, Warrant & Quiet Riot, plus Bell Biv Devoe & pair of comedians
Mon, Jun 13th 2022 05:30 pm
The mountains will rock when Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino welcomes the "Live to Rock Tour" featuring Skid Row, Warrant and Quiet Riot for a monster show inside the Seneca Allegany Event Center on Saturday, Sept. 17 (8 p.m.). Tickets go on sale at noon this Friday, June 17.
'Art of Jazz' season announced
Mon, Jun 13th 2022 03:45 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall announced the "Art of Jazz" series for the 2022-23 season.
 

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