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Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo accepting letters of intent for 2020 competitive grant process
Fri, Jan 10th 2020 05:05 pm
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo is now accepting letters of intent for its 2020 competitive grant process through 4 p.m. Feb. 3. Interested organizations should read the detailed guidelines/additional information before submitting a letter of intent. A link to the guidelines can be found at
Businesses and schools needed for Hospice Buffalo's spring bouquet sale
Fri, Jan 10th 2020 05:05 pm
Local businesses, organizations and schools are invited to participate in Hospice Buffalo's 34th annual Hospice Spring Bouquet Sale for the pre-sale phase held in January and February. Participants simply assign a coordinator from their organization to take their employees' bouquet orders. Bouquets will be delivered right to one's door for distribution.
Erie County: Cervical cancer prevention starts with screening and vaccination
Fri, Jan 10th 2020 05:05 pm
January is National Cervical Health Awareness Month, and the Erie County Department of Health is reminding women that screening and vaccination are important tools to detect and prevent cervical cancer.
Lake Ontario communities come together to oppose Plan 2014
Fri, Jan 10th 2020 08:30 am
The Lake Ontario Preparedness Group met Thursday in Porter Town Hall to hear updates on local tourism initiatives, and to jointly sign a resolution opposing the International Joint Commission's Plan 2014.
3rd candidate in 27th District supports term limits on Congress
Thu, Jan 9th 2020 05:25 pm
U.S. Term Limits (USTL), a leader in the nonpartisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praised 2020 U.S. House candidate for New York (District 27), Robert Ortt, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress. Previously, candidates Beth Parlato and Chris Jacobs also signed the pledge. The primary election is scheduled for June 23.
'Let's Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince' set to take place Jan. 28 at Los Angeles Convention Center; later air on CBS
Thu, Jan 9th 2020 05:25 pm
Just two days after the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy, AEG Ehrlich Ventures and CBS will celebrate the unparalleled career of 38-time Grammy nominee and seven-time Grammy winner Prince by presenting Let's Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince. The live concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. PT Tuesday, Jan. 28, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The special will be broadcast later in 2020 on the CBS Television Network.
Logan Browning & Joey King named ambassadors for 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
Thu, Jan 9th 2020 05:25 pm
Logan Browning and award nominee Joey King have been named ambassadors for the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. In this special role, each will participate in various SAG Awards pre-show events and share their insider's view via social media.
Graycliff hires new executive director: Western New York native Anna Kaplan tapped to manage historic Frank Lloyd Wright property
Thu, Jan 9th 2020 02:45 pm
The Graycliff Conservancy announced the appointment of local arts and culture authority Anna Kaplan as new executive director of Graycliff.
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra & EarShot present brand-new orchestral works by emerging composers SiHyun Uhm, Vincent Calianno, Sid Richardson, Sakari Vanderveer
Thu, Jan 9th 2020 02:45 pm
At 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and EarShot, the National Orchestral Composition Discovery Network, present readings of new works by four emerging composers at Kleinhans Music Hall.
Lee Greenwood to bring 'The Hits Tour 2020' to Niagara Falls
Thu, Jan 9th 2020 02:45 pm
Lee Greenwood is taking his catalog of seven No. 1 singles, 20 Top 10 singles, and 38 hit singles to stages across North America as embarks on "The Hits Tour 2020," presented by ABC Supply Co. Inc.
UB: Weber named provost and executive vice president for academic affairs
Thu, Jan 9th 2020 02:40 pm
A. Scott Weber has been named provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the University at Buffalo following an international search launched in September.
Red Cross: Help tackle critical need for blood and get a chance to win a trip to Super Bowl
Thu, Jan 9th 2020 02:35 pm
The American Red Cross currently has a critical need for blood donors of all blood types - especially type O - and platelet donors to make an appointment now to give and help replenish the blood supply after the holiday weeks. Right now, the Red Cross has less than a three-day supply of type O blood. To help tackle the critical need, the Red Cross and NFL are working together to offer one lucky winner a trip to Super Bowl LIV in Miami.
Buffalo native serves aboard USS John C. Stennis
Thu, Jan 9th 2020 11:40 am
U.S. Navy Boatswain's Mate Seaman Daniel Cordner of Buffalo heaves around a bale of line in the fo'c'sle aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) in Norfolk, Virginia. The John C. Stennis is conducting routine operations in support of Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic.
Kendra Scott partners with Columbia Records to empower female artists with launch of Spotify's 'Radiant'
Thu, Jan 9th 2020 11:40 am
Kendra Scott has partnered with Columbia Records to launch the "Radiant" playlist, which is dedicated to spotlighting the best rising stars in female pop music. In support of the partnership, Kendra Scott invites customers to follow the "Radiant" playlist on Spotify or Apple Music to receive 15% off their purchase in any one of the 100-plus Kendra Scott stores nationwide. The partnership and promotion will conclude on Feb. 6.
Greater Niagara Fishing and Outdoor Expo opens Jan. 17 at Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls
Thu, Jan 9th 2020 11:30 am
Just days into a new year and decade, thoughts of area fishers and outdoors aficionados are already turning to warmer weather. We have to admit that winter 2019-20 is already getting on our nerves; the holidays are thankfully over and the Bills short run at the playoffs is now history.
'Chicago P.D.': No, REALLY (!!!), is it time for Jay to leave Hank?
Wed, Jan 8th 2020 03:25 pm
Earlier this season, BTS wondered aloud if it was time for Det. Jay Halstead (Jesse Lee Soffer) to leave Sgt. Hank Voight's (Jason Beghe) intelligence unit.
Leslie Jones to host revival of classic TV game show 'supermarket sweep'
Wed, Jan 8th 2020 02:40 pm
ABC is bringing back the classic TV game show "Supermarket Sweep," hosted and executive produced by Emmy Award-nominated comedienne and actress Leslie Jones. Produced by Fremantle, the fast-paced and energetic series follows three teams of two as they battle it out using their grocery shopping skills and knowledge of merchandise to win big cash prizes.
ABC picks up 'thirtysomething(else)' to pilot
Wed, Jan 8th 2020 02:40 pm
"thirtysomething(else)," a sequel to the groundbreaking series "thirtysomething," has received a pilot pickup from ABC. The show will follow an ensemble of new faces playing the grown-up, 30-something children of the original cast reprised by Ken Olin (Michael Steadman), Mel Harris (Hope Murdoch), Timothy Busfield (Elliot Weston) and Patty Wettig (Nancy Weston).
20 years after its series debut, 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire' returns to ABC, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel
Wed, Jan 8th 2020 02:40 pm
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire," which debuted in the U.S. as a primetime series in January 2000, ABC's celebrated late-night staple and Emmy Award-winning producer Jimmy Kimmel will be stepping in as host of a special run of episodes featuring celebrity contestants playing for charity.
Memorial Medical Center awarded accreditation
Wed, Jan 8th 2020 02:35 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has been awarded a Comprehensive Center accreditation by Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program, in partnership with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. A MBSAQIP accreditation formally acknowledges NFMMC's commitment to providing and supporting quality improvement and patient safety efforts for metabolic and bariatric surgery patients.
Lewiston-Porter names Rowles high school principal
Wed, Jan 8th 2020 02:35 pm
The Lewiston-Porter School District Board of Education on Monday announced the appointment of Bradley Rowles as the new principal of Lewiston-Porter High School.
Aerosmith, Billie Eilish, Lizzo, Blake Shelton & Gwen Stefani to perform at 62nd Annual Grammy Awards
Wed, Jan 8th 2020 01:55 pm
CBS and the Recording Academy have confirmed the first slate of artists to perform on The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards. Set to take the stage on "Music's Biggest Night" are 2020 MusiCares Person of the Year Aerosmith, who will perform a medley of some of their legendary hits; first-time nominee breakout stars Billie Eilish and Lizzo, who will each make their Grammy stage debuts; and powerhouse artists Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani will take the Grammy stage together for the first time.
ABC joins forces with celebrated EGOT winner Mel Brooks for latest live musical event, 'Young Frankenstein Live!'
Wed, Jan 8th 2020 01:05 pm
ABC today announced the network will debut its latest live musical event this fall with "Young Frankenstein Live!" (working title), produced by the legendary director, writer, actor, comedian, producer and composer, Mel Brooks.
Emmy Awards return to ABC on Sunday, Sept. 20
Wed, Jan 8th 2020 01:05 pm
ABC and the Television Academy today announced the return of the Emmy Awards to ABC, airing live coast to coast from the Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live in Los Angeles on Sunday, Sept. 20 (8 p.m. EDT). Host(s) and producers for the telecast will be announced at a later date.
ABC's 'How to Get Away with Murder' set to air killer series finale
Wed, Jan 8th 2020 01:00 pm
ABC today announced the explosive series finale of "How to Get Away with Murder" will air Thursday, May 14 (10:01 p.m. EDT). The critically acclaimed series, which will return for its six-episode killer farewell event on Thursday, April 2, is currently in its sixth and final season.
ABC's groundbreaking series 'Modern Family' set to air special series finale episode Wednesday, April 8
Wed, Jan 8th 2020 12:55 pm
Currently in its 11th and final season, ABC announced today that the Emmy Award-winning series "Modern Family" will air its series farewell episode on Wednesday, April 8.
If you can take the heat, get in the kitchen with ABC's romantic dramedy 'The Baker and the Beauty'
Wed, Jan 8th 2020 12:55 pm
ABC's new modern-day fairy tale, "The Baker and the Beauty," will take viewers on a flavor-filled adventure between relatable everyman Daniel and international superstar Noa.
'The Conners' to air live the night of the New Hampshire primary
Wed, Jan 8th 2020 12:55 pm
ABC will air a special live episode of top-rated comedy "The Conners" the night of the New Hampshire primary, Tuesday, Feb. 11 (8 p.m. EST). The cast will perform the episode live for each coast's broadcast. ABC News coverage of the first-in-the-nation New Hampshire primary will be incorporated into the story in real time as the results roll in during the evening.
'Live with Kelly and Ryan' sets annual 'After Oscar Show'; Kesha slated to perform
Wed, Jan 8th 2020 12:05 pm
On Feb. 10, an annual tradition continues, when Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest walk onstage for "Live's After Oscar Show," the top morning talk show's salute to Hollywood's biggest night. The annual broadcast will air in national syndication on Monday, Feb. 10, live at 9 a.m. EST (check local listings for time and station).
Jacobs School professor to receive prestigious award for his work in diabetes research
Wed, Jan 8th 2020 12:05 pm
SUNY Distinguished Professor Paresh Dandona, M.D., Ph.D., one of the world's leading experts in the treatment of diabetes and vascular disease, will be honored with the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation's 2020 Life Time Contribution Award in Chennai, India, in July. He is the eighth scientist to receive the award.
FeedMore WNY expanding into Niagara County
Wed, Jan 8th 2020 10:05 am
FeedMore WNY kicked off the new year with notable developments, as the nonprofit continues to grow and enhance its services and partnerships that fight hunger and nourish vulnerable community members of all ages.
History Center of Niagara: 'Achieving the Dream: Women of Color in Science, Business and the Arts'
Wed, Jan 8th 2020 07:00 am
Join the History Center of Niagara for children's program about women of African American decent who made their mark on U.S. history. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at 215 Niagara St., Lockport.
'Jazz on 2nd Sundays' winter & spring 2019 concert lineup at Buffalo History Museum
Wed, Jan 8th 2020 07:00 am
The Buffalo History Museum and the Buffalo Jazz Collective present the winter/spring season of "Jazz on 2nd Sundays." The concert series showcases many of the most esteemed jazz musicians of the area, and celebrates the jazz heritage of Buffalo. Concerts will be held from 2:30-4 p.m. the second Sundays of January, February and March.
Second half run sets Lew-Port hoops past Niagara-Wheatfield
Tue, Jan 7th 2020 09:50 pm
Traveling on the road to play a basketball game in a hostile environment is no easy task. The Lewiston-Porter Lancers felt the affects of playing in Niagara-Wheatfield's gym Tuesday night, but as good teams do, the Lancers were able to overcome an early stumble. Lew-Port defeated the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons, 80-51, Tuesday, in a game that was close for the first 16 to 17 minutes.
The CW gives early orders to 13 current series for next season
Tue, Jan 7th 2020 06:35 pm
The CW Network on Tuesday renewed 13 of its current scripted series for the 2020-21 season, as well as ordering 13 additional scripts of "Katy Keene," which will make its debut on Feb. 6. Announcements were made by President Mark Pedowitz.
Pressure is on as chefs put their skills to the test in new Food Network series 'Chopped Sweets'
Tue, Jan 7th 2020 06:20 pm
Food Network's celebrated culinary battle sweetens the competition with new primetime series "Chopped Sweets," premiering Monday, Feb. 3 (10 p.m. ET/PT). Hosted by "Chopped" judge Scott Conant, each episode features four bold chefs competing to take on the toughest test of their lives.
Planning underway for Lewiston Art Festival
Tue, Jan 7th 2020 06:20 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts is already at work on this summer's Lewiston Art Festival. Two items of interest were announced Tuesday:
State Parks to provide seasonal dock permits along West River Shoreline Trail
Tue, Jan 7th 2020 06:15 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation will issue temporary seasonal dock permits for up to 50 docks along the West River Shoreline Trail on a first-come, first-served basis for the 2020 season.
'Beat Shazam' host Jamie Foxx touches down as a guest panelist in season 3 premiere of 'The Masked Singer,' following Super Bowl LIV
Tue, Jan 7th 2020 01:20 pm
Television's biggest guessing game returns right after the biggest football game, and superstar Jamie Foxx, host and executive producer of "Beat Shazam," will be there to play along, as he joins host Nick Cannon and panelists Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke in the season three premiere of "The Masked Singer" airing Sunday, Feb. 2 (10:30-11:40 PM ET, live to all time zones) on FOX, following Super Bowl LIV.
'Celebrity LEGO fans join host Will Arnett on new unscripted competition series 'LEGO Masters'
Tue, Jan 7th 2020 01:20 pm
New competition series "LEGO Masters" has announced celebrity guests, including Mayim Bialik, Terry Crews, Nicole Byer and "The LEGO Movie" writers and directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. These special guests will join host Will Arnett throughout the show's premiere season, debuting Wednesday, Feb. 5 (9 p.m. ET/PT), immediately following the season three time period premiere of "The Masked Singer" (8 p.m.), on FOX.

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