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Dan Tidwell named vice president, national sales at J. Fitzgerald Group
Thu, Nov 30th 2017 02:55 pm
Dan Tidwell has joined J. Fitzgerald Group in Lockport as vice president, national sales. In this new capacity, Tidwell will work as a brand ambassador and strategic consultant, speaking with new clients and potential customers about the capabilities of the marketing communications firm at a national and international level.
Fans to have opportunity to skate outdoors at New Era Field
Thu, Nov 30th 2017 02:55 pm
Fans will have a chance for a once-in-a-lifetime experience when the World Junior Hockey Championship comes to Western New York this December: an opportunity to skate on the outdoor ice at New Era Field. Tournament organizers announced two special sessions have been set to give hockey enthusiasts a chance to make memories in the days leading up to the inaugural World Junior Championship outdoor game between the U.S. and Canada.
Marc Martel's 'It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas' most added song at radio this week
Thu, Nov 30th 2017 02:55 pm
Marc Martel's current single, "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas," from his just-released "The First Noel EP" (Marc Martel Music), is the most added song at radio this week according to Billboard.
Lewiston business owner restores confidence for cancer survivors
Thu, Nov 30th 2017 02:35 pm
Inside an immaculately clean, yet very cozy room within Janice's Salon and Day Spa, you'll find Gina Streck. She is the owner and operator of The Lash and Brow Boutique. Streck offers a variety of treatments from glamorous eye lash extensions to rejuvenating facials, but she is more than just an esthetician: Streck is a talented artist who is using a relatively new procedure to restore confidence to those who need it most: cancer patients.
View from above
Thu, Nov 30th 2017 01:50 pm
Naval Air Crewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Robert Whelan, a native of Buffalo assigned to the "Wildcards" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23, embarked aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), looks out from the inside of an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter during a photo exercise in the Arabian Gulf.
Black Friday sales: Are they worth it?
Thu, Nov 30th 2017 09:10 am
There is a long line of customers waiting outside their favorite stores. Their feet are tapping, eyes constantly looking at their watches, waiting for the doors to open. They have their list of items to look out for. They have checked online for what stores will have the best sales.
A dozen kid bakers bring big skills in new year on new season of 'Kids Baking Championship'
Wed, Nov 29th 2017 05:55 pm
Food Network celebrates the new year in a big way as Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman challenge the skills of a dozen young bakers with major talent on a new season of "Kids Baking Championship," premiering Monday, Jan. 1 (9 p.m. ET/PT).
New lights, attractions brighten Schoellkopf Park
Wed, Nov 29th 2017 05:55 pm
A holiday tradition is bigger and brighter than ever this year at historic Schoellkopf Park.
Al Roker & Hoda Kotb Ring in new year co-hosting 129th Rose Parade on Jan. 1
Wed, Nov 29th 2017 05:50 pm
"Today" weather anchor Al Roker and Hoda Kotb, co-host of "Today's" fourth hour, will welcome 2018 co-hosting NBC's live, high-definition coverage of the 129th Rose Parade from Pasadena, California, on Monday, Jan. 1 (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. ET).
Chevelle prizes up for grabs as part of Rapids Theatre holiday toy drive
Wed, Nov 29th 2017 05:45 pm
103.3 The Edge Presents: The Rapids Theatre Annual Holiday Toy Drive featuring Chevelle on Saturday, Dec. 9. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. for the 7:30 p.m. show.
Local funeral home supports business of saving lives
Wed, Nov 29th 2017 12:50 pm
Rhoney Funeral Home Inc. has recently invested back into the community in order to promote the saving of lives.
'Designated Survivor' tops list of favorites from Disney/ABC Television Group headed to Hulu
Wed, Nov 29th 2017 12:40 pm
Just in time for the holidays, Hulu on Wednesday announced it has licensed the subscription streaming rights to even more hits for the whole family from The Disney/ABC Television Group, including ABC's hit drama series "Designated Survivor."
Light up the holidays without lighting up your electric bill
Wed, Nov 29th 2017 12:40 pm
Advancing technology can you help you light for the holidays without lighting up your electricity bill.
Future USS Little Rock LCS 9 to arrive in Buffalo earlier than expected
Wed, Nov 29th 2017 12:35 pm
The crew of the US Navy's newest littoral combat ship, the future USS Little Rock LCS 9, is taking that saying seriously. Originally scheduled to arrive at Canalside in Buffalo on Friday, Dec. 8, the ship is now scheduled to arrive four days early, at 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 4.
LiveNF Makers Market coming to town
Wed, Nov 29th 2017 07:00 am
The LiveNF Makers Market, a one-day shopping experience featuring artists, artisans and crafters from Niagara Falls and the Greater Western New York area, will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at 449 and 460 Third St.
One Buffalo community blood drive visits KeyBank Center Dec. 4
Wed, Nov 29th 2017 07:00 am
Unyts and Pegula Sports and Entertainment have teamed up to host a One Buffalo community blood drive from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, at the Lexus Club inside KeyBank Center. This event will provide members of the Western New York community with a chance to give the "Gift of Life" this holiday season. Participants will also be able to register as organ donors, and learn more about the value of transplantation.
Special Olympics New York hosting Polar Plunge this Saturday
Tue, Nov 28th 2017 05:05 pm
In an effort to raise funds to support over 68,500 athletes across New York state, Special Olympics New York is hosting the annual Polar Plunge at Woodlawn Beach this Saturday, Dec. 2.
Cast of NBC's hit series 'Better Late Than Never' returns
Tue, Nov 28th 2017 04:50 pm
Henry Winkler, William Shatner, Terry Bradshaw, George Foreman & comedian Jeff Dye visit Munich, Berlin, Lithuania, Sweden, Barcelona, Madrid & Morocco in comedy adventure series.
Niagara University students support needy families through Giving Tuesday
Tue, Nov 28th 2017 04:45 pm
While most college students were sound asleep Tuesday morning, Justin Crawford woke up early to volunteer at Community Missions of Niagara Frontier. By 6:15 a.m., the Niagara University junior and several of his peers were clad in hairnets and gloves, cooking breakfast for guests of the Niagara Falls-based nonprofit, which serves homeless individuals and families.
UB study: How to get patients to share electronic health records
Tue, Nov 28th 2017 01:55 pm
Education is the key to getting patients to share their medical records electronically with health care providers, according to a new study from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
'Christmas at the Farm' in Sanborn
Tue, Nov 28th 2017 01:50 pm
"Christmas at the Farm" will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 9-10, at the Sanborn Lewiston Farm Museum, located at 2660 Saunders Settlement Road (Route 31). The family-centered event includes a meet-and-greet with Santa, with each child ages 2 through 8 receiving a small gift from St. Nick.
Metallica launches website for foundation All Within My Hands, partners with Starbucks & Spotify for 'Give Good' campaign
Tue, Nov 28th 2017 01:50 pm
In February of this year, Metallica announced the formation of their All Within My Hands Foundation, which is dedicated to assisting and enriching the lives of the members of the communities by supporting workforce education, the fight against hunger, and other critical local services.
MercyMe earns two Grammy nominations
Tue, Nov 28th 2017 01:45 pm
MercyMe scored two nods for the upcoming 60th Annual Grammy Awards. The recognition in the Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song category for "Even If," and Best Contemporary Christian Album category for "LIFER" totals five career nominations for the multi-Platinum-selling band. The Recording Academy will present the Grammys on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, live from Madison Square Garden in New York, and broadcast on the CBS Television Network at 7:30 p.m. ET.
Tony Bennett receives 35th Grammy nomination, this one for 'Tony Bennett Celebrates 90' Gershwin Prize honoring Tony Bennett airs on PBS Jan. 12
Tue, Nov 28th 2017 01:45 pm
Tony Bennett may have celebrated his 91st birthday in August, but he is not slowing down and just garnered his 35th Grammy nomination for his recording "Tony Bennett Celebrates 90" (Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album category).
Reports: Estimated 43% of American adults shopped or dined small on Small Business Saturday
Tue, Nov 28th 2017 01:45 pm
As Small Business Saturday closed out its eighth year on Saturday, Nov. 25, shoppers provided an encouraging boost to small businesses at the start to the holiday shopping season.
Breast Cancer Network Presents breast cancer survivor seminar
Tue, Nov 28th 2017 09:30 am
The Breast Cancer Network of WNY (BCN) will collaborate with Windsong Radiology Group PC to present a seminar for breast cancer patients and survivors at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7.
Niagara Falls releases winter parking schedule
Tue, Nov 28th 2017 09:30 am
On Monday, Niagara Falls Mayor Paul A. Dyster and Director of Parks and Public Works John Caso announced winter parking rules will go into effect for the city on Friday, Dec. 1, and run through March 31, 2018.
Fergie to host 'The Four: Battle for Stardom'
Tue, Nov 28th 2017 09:20 am
Eight-time Grammy Award-winning, multi-Platinum-selling solo artist Fergie will serve as host of FOX's new singing competition series, "The Four: Battle for Stardom." The six-episode event premieres Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT), on FOX.
Seth Meyers named host of 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards
Tue, Nov 28th 2017 09:20 am
Seth Meyers, one of late night's top comedy voices, has been named host of the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards. The telecast is set to air live coast to coast from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 7 (8-11 p.m. ET) on NBC.
M&T Bank spreads cheer with its 'Holiday Music Under the Dome' series
Tue, Nov 28th 2017 09:10 am
M&T Bank will help Western New Yorkers get into the holiday spirit with its annual "Holiday Music Under the Dome" concert series, beginning at noon Monday, Dec. 4, at M&T's One Fountain Plaza Branch in downtown Buffalo.
' 'Tis the SEAson, at the Aquarium' of Niagara
Mon, Nov 27th 2017 02:05 pm
Jingle and mingle with Santa on Dec. 9-10 at the Aquarium of Niagara, 701 Whirlpool St., Niagara Falls.
Gordon named vice president for student affairs at Buffalo State
Mon, Nov 27th 2017 02:00 pm
SUNY Buffalo State President Katherine Conway-Turner announced Monday she appointed Timothy W. Gordon as the college's new vice president for student affairs.
Deadline to apply for 2018 Military Child of the Year Awards is Dec. 4
Mon, Nov 27th 2017 02:00 pm
The deadline is fast approaching for youth ages 13 to 18 in military families to get in the running for a $10,000 cash prize, a trip to Washington, D.C., and other donated gifts in the Military Child of the Year Awards competition.
Community Missions' week of giving begins
Mon, Nov 27th 2017 01:40 pm
As part of the global Giving Tuesday initiative, local establishments have teamed with the agency to provide needed funds for the less fortunate. Rainforest Café will donate 10 percent of its sales to Community Missions on Tuesday, Nov. 28, while TGI Friday's will do the same on Wednesday, Nov. 29. On Friday, Dec. 1, Power City Eatery will donate in the same fashion, as will Third Street Retreat on Saturday, Dec. 2. Lewiston's Village Bake Shoppe will also donate $1 for each "Cake in a Cup" sold throughout the week.
Old Fort Niagara's 'Castle by Candlelight' tours offer 18th century merriment
Mon, Nov 27th 2017 01:05 pm
Old Fort Niagara invites the public to experience the holiday spirit in the company of 18th century-style merrymakers at this season's "Castle by Candlelight" tours on Dec. 9 and 16. Music, crafts, demonstrations and more will make the French Castle, decorated by the Youngstown Garden Club, brim with festivities. The event will also include the feu de joie celebratory cannon and musket firings.
UB receives prestigious IBM award for 'green internet' collaboration
Mon, Nov 27th 2017 01:05 pm
Who hasn't cursed their smartphone battery? Or downloaded something that took too much time or data?
DWI checkpoint, patrols over Thanksgiving holiday result in arrests
Mon, Nov 27th 2017 01:05 pm
Camp Road in the Town of Hamburg was the site of a focused anti-DWI effort on the Thanksgiving holiday as a combined force of Hamburg Police officers and New York State Troopers conducted a sobriety checkpoint.
N-W hoops relying on team chemistry heading into season
Mon, Nov 27th 2017 11:35 am
In basketball there are five starters and usually seven people to come off the bench. If one player is having an off night, the team looks to pick that one player's spirits up. The 2017-18 Niagara-Wheatfield basketball team is all about team unity and togetherness. 
ABC's 'The Chew' is kicking off holidays with world-famous Radio City Rockettes, paying it forward with random acts of kindness
Mon, Nov 27th 2017 07:00 am
It's the most wonderful time of the year, and your holiday headquarters is decking the halls. "The Chew's" own little elves, Emmy Award-winning co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Clinton Kelly and Carla Hall, are spreading the holiday spirit all month long by surprising their fellow New Yorkers with random acts of kindness.
Erie County, EC Workforce Investment Board co-sponsor Panasonic job fair
Mon, Nov 27th 2017 07:00 am
Erie County, in partnership with the Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Investment Board ("WIB"), is sponsoring a job fair for residents seeking positions with Panasonic. The event will take place from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. Panasonic presentations and interviews will take place every 30 minutes beginning at 5:30 p.m.

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