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New series premiere, favorites return as NBC midseason lineup features edge-of-your-seat unscripted fare, hilarious star-driven comedy & dramas that inspire
Wed, Nov 22nd 2023 07:05 pm
Following another premiere week win and a top-rated fall, NBC heads into 2024 with the launch of new comedy "Extended Family," the premieres of unscripted series "Deal or No Deal Island" and "America's Got Talent: Fantasy League" and the highly awaited return of the immensely popular Dick Wolf universe - "Chicago Med," Chicago Fire," "Chicago P.D.," "Law & Order," "Law & Order: SVU" and "Law & Order: Organized Crime."
FOX announces premiere dates for series to launch winter & spring 2024
Wed, Nov 22nd 2023 06:40 pm
FOX is announcing its midseason schedule.
Catholic parishes announce combined Mass schedule
Wed, Nov 22nd 2023 06:40 pm
Roman Catholics in the Town of Niagara and Niagara Falls area will have their choice of 12 different weekend Masses beginning Nov. 25.
Fireproof your holiday feasts: AAA Insurance offers tips for stress-free Thanksgiving
Wed, Nov 22nd 2023 06:20 pm
Food is a big part of holiday fun, but festivities can take your attention away from cooking and lead to fires. Cooking fires are the No. 1 cause of home fires and injuries. With guests gathering for Thanksgiving, the chance of a mishap increases. In fact, more cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving than any other day of the year!
New York State Parks celebrates Native American Heritage Month with new staff initiatives, special programming
Wed, Nov 22nd 2023 06:20 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced environmental educator and interpreter Yehehnakwáhstha? (pronounced yeh-heh-naw-gwaw-staw) Kim Hill has joined the bureau of historic sites staff as interpreter of Native American history. Hill, Tuscarora Beaver Clan, is from the Tuscarora Nation, near Niagara Falls.
Hochul updates New Yorkers on bridge closures on US-Canadian border
Wed, Nov 22nd 2023 03:45 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul updated New Yorkers on bridge closures on the U.S.-Canadian border following an incident on Rainbow Bridge. The governor also announced earlier today that the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force will be monitoring all points of entry to New York.
Car explosion on Rainbow Bridge
Wed, Nov 22nd 2023 12:55 pm
On Wednesday afternoon, the City of Niagara Falls announced, "The Rainbow Bridge is closed until further notice. There has been an incident involving a vehicle coming into the United States. Federal authorities are currently investigating the situation."
Modern Disposal Service team members recognized by American Red Cross
Wed, Nov 22nd 2023 08:25 am
The Western New York Chapter of the American Red Cross honored Josh Curry and Sporty Ripley as "Workplace Safety Heroes" at the recent "Real Heroes" luncheon.
Holiday planning: These tips can help make turkey terrific
Wed, Nov 22nd 2023 07:00 am
Sweet potatoes may be stars; cornbread dressing a contender. Dinner rolls are divine and green bean casserole a go-to. But Thanksgiving dinner isn't complete without turkey.
Colbie Caillat among next group of performers booked at Fallsview
Tue, Nov 21st 2023 06:20 pm
Fallsview Casino Resort celebrates the timeless hits of ABBA with the production of Dancing Queen on Jan. 18-21, 2024, followed by adult contemporary artist Dominic Mancuso on Jan. 27, then folk soul storyteller Colbie Caillat on Feb. 23, and finally "King of the Twist" Chubby Checker on March 4-6.
NYS: Crackdown on unsafe driving through Thanksgiving weekend
Tue, Nov 21st 2023 06:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the New York State Police will participate in a special traffic enforcement initiative to crack down on unsafe driving behaviors through Thanksgiving weekend. The special traffic enforcement period runs from Wednesday, Nov. 22, through Sunday, Nov. 26, and will focus on impaired and distracted driving as well as speeding and the "Move Over Law."
NYS: More than $23 million for key community economic development programs
Tue, Nov 21st 2023 06:00 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced more than $23 million has been awarded to support 101 communities across the state through part of round XIII of the Regional Economic Development Council initiative.
Tim McGraw surprises fans this Thanksgiving holiday by dropping surprise EP 'Poet's Resumé'
Tue, Nov 21st 2023 06:00 pm
Just in time for the holiday season - and perfect for listening to while cooking a Thanksgiving meal - three-time Grammy Award-winning superstar Tim McGraw is surprising fans with new music, with the release of a six-song EP titled "Poet's Resumé" - available now on Big Machine Records.
Senior centers closed for Thanksgiving in Falls
Tue, Nov 21st 2023 06:00 pm
Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, both the John Duke Center and the LaSalle Senior Center in Niagara Falls will be closed Nov. 23-24. There will be no meals served on those days.
Fashion Outlets announces holiday activities
Tue, Nov 21st 2023 05:55 pm
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA (1900 Military Road) welcomes back the holiday season with a true in-person shopping experience featuring family-friendly activities, charity partner engagements, and shopping deals with the top brands.
DEC: Regional workgroups to facilitate implementation of state's Great Lakes Action Agenda
Tue, Nov 21st 2023 05:00 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced the agency is hosting a series of regional workgroup meetings to engage with the public about New York's Great Lakes Action Agenda 2023 (GLAA). The workgroups will assist in the implementation of the action plan to guide restoration and conservation and foster sustainable, resilient communities across New York's Great Lakes region.
Stay safe the night before Thanksgiving
Tue, Nov 21st 2023 07:00 am
The evening before Thanksgiving may be crunch time for holiday hosts. However, for the hordes of college students arriving home for the first long break since the semester began, that night is often seen as a chance to let loose with friends close to home.
Hunting season opens - motorists should beware
Mon, Nov 20th 2023 03:00 pm
Opening day of regular season deer hunting was Nov. 18 in most areas of Western and Central New York. Hunting will stir the deer population, which is already active due to mating season. AAA is warning motorists to buckle up, be extra cautious on the roads, and scan for deer and other animals.
Holiday planning: Give a beloved side dish a fresh new taste this Thanksgiving
Mon, Nov 20th 2023 01:40 pm
A typical Thanksgiving dinner table is loaded with familiar foods. Turkey, of course, takes center stage, but side dishes also garner their fair share of attention during Thanksgiving dinner.
ABC, Dick Clark Productions renew deal for 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest' through Jan. 1, 2029
Mon, Nov 20th 2023 01:35 pm
ABC and Dick Clark Productions announced today they have extended their agreement for "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest" for five years. The must-see New Year's Eve celebration will air on the network through Jan. 1, 2029.
Jefferson Starship to perform 2-night set at Seneca Niagara; Brantley Gilbert to perform at Seneca Allegany
Mon, Nov 20th 2023 01:35 pm
Jefferson Starship will perform Friday and Saturday, Feb. 2-3 (8 p.m.), followed by comedian Christopher Titus on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16-17 (8 p.m.), as part of the "Barrel of Laughs" comedy series. Tickets go on sale at noon this Friday, Nov. 24.
'55 Years of Funk & Soul': Tower of Power to keep the groove going at OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino
Mon, Nov 20th 2023 01:30 pm
Get your best funky outfit ready! Tower of Power will be making a stop at the OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino at 8 p.m. March 2, 2024.
BISON Fund hires former Catholic Charities executive as new director
Mon, Nov 20th 2023 12:45 pm
The BISON Children's Scholarship Fund hired Clara Moran as the organization's new executive director.
Buffalo Public School students unveil art project at Erie County District Attorney's office
Mon, Nov 20th 2023 12:45 pm
On Friday, Erie County District Attorney John Flynn invited Buffalo Public School students to attend an unveiling of their "Mural Mania!" summer art program project. The artwork, designed and created by the students, was recently installed in the reception area of the Erie County District Attorney's office.
T.G. Sheppard and Kelly Lang release 'Christmas Without You' just in time for holidays
Mon, Nov 20th 2023 12:45 pm
Country music legend T.G. Sheppard and singer-songwriter and author Kelly Lang have just dropped their new holiday single, "Christmas Without You." This track, a holiday favorite among Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers enthusiasts, has cemented its place as a seasonal classic. The collaboration between Sheppard and Lang brings a distinctive touch that only they could deliver.
Casting Crowns receives 15th RIAA Gold single, celebrates 20 years, has documentary in theaters Nov. 30
Mon, Nov 20th 2023 12:45 pm
Grammy-winning, multi-Platinum-selling group Casting Crowns is celebrating its 20th anniversary as a band this fall and was recently awarded a 15th RIAA Gold-certified single, this one for "Scars In Heaven." This single is from the band's last studio project, "Healer," which broke global first-day streaming records for a Christian song debut on Amazon Music at the time.
NYS: Matthew's Law will allow drug testing supplies to be distributed by health care professionals or pharmacists
Mon, Nov 20th 2023 12:45 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul signed legislation that "continues aggressive efforts to address the opioid and overdose epidemic." Matthew's Law, or S.2099C/A.5200B, expands the public's access to fentanyl testing supplies, a resource that protects public health by decreasing the chances of an accidental drug overdose.
Hochul encourages New Yorkers to make energy plan ahead of winter
Mon, Nov 20th 2023 12:45 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul encourages New Yorkers to prepare now to keep their homes and businesses warm heading into winter.
Catholic Health long-term-care facilities recognized by U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek
Mon, Nov 20th 2023 12:45 pm
U.S. News & World Report, a trusted leader in health care rankings and consumer advice, has named Catholic Health's Father Baker Manor in Orchard Park, McAuley Residence in Tonawanda, and Mercy Nursing Facility in Lackawanna to its 2024 list of "Best Nursing Homes." Father Baker Manor was also recognized by Newsweek, which ranks the nation's best nursing homes with 100 or more beds.
NU College of Business Administration sets virtual breakfast forum
Mon, Nov 20th 2023 12:45 pm
The Niagara University College of Business Administration's next virtual breakfast forum will take place from 8:15-9:15 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5.
Niagara County Legislator Nemi appointed to committees by state organization
Mon, Nov 20th 2023 12:45 pm
Niagara County Legislator Tony Nemi has been appointed to the Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Employee Relations Standing Committees by the New York State Association of Counties. NYSAC is bipartisan municipal association serving all 62 counties in New York.
Hochul signs legislation to 'strengthen democracy in New York'
Mon, Nov 20th 2023 12:45 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday signed legislation, her team said, to "make it easier for New Yorkers to understand proposed constitutional amendments and other questions put to voters on ballots in New York state. Under this legislation, proposed amendments and other ballot measures must be explained in plain and clear language that allows voters to understand the practical impact of adopting or rejecting the measure they are being asked to vote on."
'Coffee with Chris' and Sheriff Filicetti
Mon, Nov 20th 2023 12:45 pm
Niagara County Sheriff Mike Filicetti will join Legislator Chris Voccio as his guest at "Coffee with Chris" at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 2.
Small Business Saturday: Pignatora offers inspirations on canvas
Mon, Nov 20th 2023 07:00 am
Kathy Pignatora said, "I truly believe that I paint something for someone."Not palettes and boxes of the same old, generic thing everyone else has lying around the house.
Small Business Saturday: Syros wants you well-fed and happy
Mon, Nov 20th 2023 06:55 am
There's no doubt shopping can work up an appetite. So, why not stop at an eatery whose past write-ups came with the disclaimer, "Come hungry to Syros"?
Small Business Saturday: Sanborn Old General Store: enjoyable holiday shopping, antiques, collectibles, ornaments
Mon, Nov 20th 2023 06:55 am
Shop local means unique gifts, personal touches, great prices, enjoyable visits, a community feel. It's traditionally popular with many - evidenced by the growing list of shop local experiences popping up throughout Buffalo-Niagara. It's also good for businesses.
Small Business Saturday: ­Popular Niagara Sausage Company Meat & Deli is growing
Mon, Nov 20th 2023 06:55 am
Great things often come in small packages. For local small businesses, greatness depends on providing quality products along with knowledgeable and friendly service.
HEAVY METAL: Steel installed on thruway overpass
Sat, Nov 18th 2023 07:05 am
Grand Island motorists are welcoming the steel installation process now underway in the bridge replacement project on the New York State Thruway overpass at Exit 18B.
Pet food pantry available at St. Martin in the Fields
Sat, Nov 18th 2023 07:00 am
If you need food for your dog or cat, or if you'd like to donate pet food, the place to go is Pete and Skip's pet food pantry, operating monthly at St. Martin in the Fields Episcopal Church, 2587 Baseline Road.
Chamberlain-King-Smith engagement
Sat, Nov 18th 2023 07:00 am
Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Chamberlain of Grand Island would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Rose, to Benjamin King-Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard King-Smith of Kingston. Sarah and Ben are settled in Buffalo and look forward to a May 2024 wedding.

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