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Phone or pad cracked, wet? Bring it to Lewiston e-fix
Thu, Mar 1st 2018 04:50 pm
When Frank and his wife, Stacey, acquired the business in late-2015, "We changed the name, because we intended on supporting phones and tablets sooner rather than later," he said. "Lewiston Computer Services didn't quite cover that. Now we're Lewiston e-fix, which is electronics fix ... computers, phones, tablets."
National Grid urges safety as heavy snow expected to impact portions of Western New York
Thu, Mar 1st 2018 03:05 pm
With most of Western New York under threat of heavy, wet snow late tonight and tomorrow, National Grid is increasing its overnight staffing and will have line crews report for duty earlier than normal tomorrow morning.
Deal Realty welcomes Regina Cecconi
Thu, Mar 1st 2018 01:15 pm
Deal Realty Inc. has announced Regina Cecconi joined its team of licensed real estate professionals.
AAA: Costly spring gas price spike coming to a pump near you
Thu, Mar 1st 2018 01:15 pm
Motorists are paying about a quarter more per gallon of gasoline than they did one year ago. While pump prices have dipped in recent weeks, this is not a trend that is expected to continue. AAA forecasts the national gas price average will be as much as $2.70 per gallon this spring - a pump price Americans have not paid since summer of 2015, when prices hit $2.81.
Hospice volunteer training scheduled
Thu, Mar 1st 2018 01:15 pm
Niagara Hospice has scheduled a volunteer training for 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, March 19-20, at the Niagara Hospice Administrative building, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport.
Erie County Agricultural Society to award cash scholarships
Thu, Mar 1st 2018 01:15 pm
The Erie County Agricultural Society will present up to $20,000 in scholarship opportunities to students who participate in the Erie County Fair. Scholarships will be awarded based on general fair participation and those involved in agricultural-related activities.
Mount St. Mary's raises funds at reverse draw
Thu, Mar 1st 2018 01:15 pm
The annual reverse draw of Mount St. Mary's Hospital was held Feb. 28 at the Como Restaurant. Nearly 280 people attended the gathering, brought together by the Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation, St. Francis Guild Auxiliary and the board of associates.
Jacobs pushes legislation to prevent DMV from selling driver data
Thu, Mar 1st 2018 01:15 pm
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs is pushing for approval of legislation he sponsored that will force the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles to comply with regulations that enable drivers to protect the confidentiality of their personal information.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital sponsors stroke support group meeting
Thu, Mar 1st 2018 01:15 pm
To help area stroke patients live their highest quality of life, Mount St. Mary's Hospital is hosting a stroke support group. The next meeting for the group is 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, in Room 249 of the main hospital at 5300 Military Road, Lewiston.
Meghan Trainor returns with new single 'No Excuses'
Thu, Mar 1st 2018 01:15 pm
On Thursday, Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Meghan Trainor returned with a brand-new single, "No Excuses." The song is available worldwide now. Get it HERE via Epic Records.
Buffalo Geological Society to present 50th annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil Show
Thu, Mar 1st 2018 07:00 am
The Buffalo Geological Society, a nonprofit organization, will host its 50th annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show on March 24-25 in the Market, Grange and State Police buildings at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Healthy choices can protect kidneys
Wed, Feb 28th 2018 05:35 pm
March is Kidney Month, a good time to consider the health of your kidneys.
Memorial Medical Center Foundation announces 2018 Niagara Cup Classic co-chairs
Wed, Feb 28th 2018 05:20 pm
David DeMizio, left, of ComDoc and Michael Cardamone, D.C., of Cardamone Chiropractic, have been named the 2018 Niagara Cup Classic Golf Tournament co-chairs.
14th annual Scotty Bowman Showcase returns March 22
Wed, Feb 28th 2018 05:20 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday announced the 14th annual Scotty Bowman Showcase will take place Thursday, March 22 at KeyBank Center.
Flanagan named nursing coordinator at NFMMC
Wed, Feb 28th 2018 05:20 pm
Andrea Flanagan has joined the patient care services staff at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center as a nursing administrative coordinator. Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer JoAnn Pellegrino announced the appointment.
Empower to hold Snowflake Basket Auction at Volare Lodge
Wed, Feb 28th 2018 05:20 pm
Empower, the not-for-profit organization formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy, will hold its Snowflake Basket Auction from 4-8 p.m. Friday, March 9, and from noon until 5 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at the Volare Lodge located on 56th and Kies streets in the City of Niagara Falls.
Nickerson joins national coalition's 'Call for Action' to prevent gun violence
Wed, Feb 28th 2018 05:20 pm
Amanda B. Nickerson, director of the University at Buffalo's Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention, has endorsed a pointed "Call to Action to Prevent Gun Violence," joining other prominent scholars in urging "a change in mindset and policy" to protect children and adults.
Never-before-seen documentary, 'Billy Graham: An Extraordinary Journey,' to air Sunday, March 4, on FOX
Wed, Feb 28th 2018 05:20 pm
The never-before-seen documentary "Billy Graham: An Extraordinary Journey" will air this Sunday, March 4 (7 p.m. ET/PT), on FOX.
Morinello targets stronger legislation to benefit military veterans
Wed, Feb 28th 2018 05:20 pm
On Wednesday, Republican Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello stood during session to speak on a bill that would provide sick leave to state employees who have served the U.S. military in combat theater or combat zones. The legislation designates these sick days are to be used specifically for any and all periods of absence during which an individual utilizes health care-related services directly related to his or her military duties.
Hospice Gran Fondo pre-ride spin at ChrisFit raises $500
Wed, Feb 28th 2018 05:20 pm
It was a great work out for a great cause. Spinning instructor Stefany Critelli held a three-hour spin class at ChrisFit in Lewiston on Feb. 24. Riders paid $10 for each hour they participated. Many rode for the entire three hours and gave extra donations, as well. The event, which raised $500, was a pre-ride to support the Hospice Gran Fondo bicycle ride that raises money for Niagara Hospice.
Community members invited to submit nominations for Volunteer Hall of Fame
Wed, Feb 28th 2018 05:20 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, City of Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster and Niagara University's IMPACT/ReNU Niagara program announced the start of the nomination period for the second annual Volunteer Hall of Fame awards. Members of the community are invited to recommend individuals who have made a significant impact in the lives of others through a longstanding commitment to community service.
US Olympic gold medalists Kikkan Randall & Jessie Diggins join Kelly Ripa & Ryan Seacrest
Wed, Feb 28th 2018 05:20 pm
Cross-country skiing gold medalists Kikkan Randall and Jessie Diggins will sit down with Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest on "Live with Kelly and Ryan" on Thursday, March 1, to chat about their historic victory at the PyeongChang Winter Games. Randall, a five-time Olympian from Alaska, and Diggins, a two-time Olympian from Minnesota, are the first American women to ever win a medal in cross-country.
Niagara University Family Business Center breakfast event
Wed, Feb 28th 2018 01:10 pm
The Niagara University Family Business Center's next breakfast forum will take place Tuesday, March 6, at Giancarlo's, 5110 Main St., Williamsville.
EPIC receives $6,360 from Wegmans for nutritional programming
Wed, Feb 28th 2018 12:55 pm
Every Person Influences Children Inc. recently received a $6,360 grant from Wegmans to continue providing nutritional education as part of its parenting curriculum for parents and families enrolled in the following programs:
Niagara Falls: 'Cash mob' at Sugar Street Cafe
Wed, Feb 28th 2018 12:45 pm
Grab coffee and a treat before work: Niagara Falls Community Development is organizing a "cash mob" at Sugar Street Cafe, 6926 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls. The event will run from 7-9 a.m. Tuesday, March 20.
'Oscars Opening Ceremony: Live From The Red Carpet'
Wed, Feb 28th 2018 12:45 pm
The ABC Television Network and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced "Oscars Opening Ceremony: Live From The Red Carpet," the ultimate red carpet event and highly anticipated lead-in to the live telecast of the 90th Oscars hosted by Jimmy Kimmel on Sunday, March 4.
Disney Junior begins production on 'The Rocketeer'
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 11:00 pm
Disney Junior has begun production on "The Rocketeer," a new animated adventure series for young kids and their families slated to debut in 2019.
Ali Khan's search for 'Cheap Eats' continues in a new season on Cooking Channel
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 11:00 pm
On the return of "Cheap Eats," food blogger Ali Khan continues his search for new eateries serving up great taste at a good price. The new season of this budget-conscious culinary journey begins Wednesday, March 21 (10 p.m. ET), and brings Khan to destinations across the country. With only 12 hours in each city, and only $35 to spend on breakfast, lunch, a snack and dinner, he must prove delicious dishes do not have to break the bank.
Poloncarz, Burstein review 2017 Erie County opioid fatalities
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 10:55 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz on Tuesday joined county Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein to review the latest county data on the opioid epidemic and fatalities associated with it, noting the Erie County Medical Examiner's office has confirmed 233 opioid overdose fatalities for 2017, with another 35 cases suspected but still pending confirmation. In 2016, 301 individuals died of an opioid overdose in Erie County.
Mount St. Mary's hospital conducts diabetes education classes in March
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 10:55 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital will host its diabetes education program, titled, "Taking Charge of Your Diabetes," on March 20 and 22. This series of two classes will be held from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Mark Filsinger Quintet plays Chet Baker songbook
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 10:50 pm
The Kenan Center presents the music of legendary trumpeter and vocalist Chet Baker, performed by The Mark Filsinger Quintet, at the Taylor Theater on Saturday, March 24. This is the second of six programs in the popular "Jazz at The Taylor" concert series. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Taylor Theater, a 153-seat converted carriage house on the center's campus.
NBC Olympics announces commentators for 2018 Paralympic Winter Games
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 10:50 pm
NBC Olympics announced 12 commentators who will anchor its more than 250 hours of coverage of the 2018 Paralympic Games Presented by Toyota from PyeongChang, South Korea. Paralympic coverage will air across NBC, NBCSN, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, and the NBC Sports app, beginning with the opening ceremony on Friday, March 9 (6 a.m. ET), on NBCSN.
Tourism leaders, legislators meet Friday in Buffalo; tip-credits, call-in pay regulations on agenda
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 10:50 pm
Tourism industry leaders from the Buffalo/Niagara Falls area will meet with state and local elected officials for a roundtable discussion on Friday, March 2, to discuss issues pertaining to the tourism industry.
Price Rite Marketplace accepting applications for new Amherst store
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 10:50 pm
Price Rite Marketplace announced it is accepting job applications for part-time positions at its 66th store, the 28,000-square-foot Price Rite of Amherst, located at 4224 Maple Road. The store is scheduled to open in the spring.
TNT taps critically acclaimed writer Graeme Mansonas as showrunner for post-apocalyptic sci-fi series 'Snowpiercer'
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 10:50 pm
Turner's TNT has tapped award-winning writer and producer Graeme Manson ("Orphan Black") to serve as showrunner on "Snowpiercer," a futuristic thriller based on the acclaimed movie of the same name.
More robots in WNY: WNY STEM Hub program encourages more FIRST robotics teams
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 10:50 pm
The FIRST program is an immersive learning experience with plenty of teamwork and camaraderie. The structured program requires student teams to design a team "brand," and build and program industrial-sized robots to play a difficult field game.
Girls HS Hoops: Falcons suffer season-ending loss to Jamestown
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 10:40 pm
Of all times for the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons offense to get cold, the last place coach Gary Jackson wanted it to be was in the Section VI playoffs. Unfortunately, for the Falcons, points were hard to come by and they were defeated by the Jamestown Red Raiders, 48-39.
Radio Disney launches 'American Idol Insider,' weekly show hosted by 'American Idol' alumni
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 08:00 pm
Radio Disney will launch "American Idol Insider," a weekly hour-long show hosted by former "American Idol" winners and contestants. Country music singer Scotty McCreery (winner of "American Idol" season 10), who is currently on the country charts with his top 3-and-rising smash hit single "Five More Minutes," will host the premiere show today at 8 p.m. EST.
UB to offer advanced graduate certificate in public health beginning this fall
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 09:35 am
An advanced graduate certificate in public health will be offered at the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) beginning in the fall of 2018.
Duchenne muscular dystrophy: UB pediatric pulmonologist co-chaired international panel that issued new respiratory care guidelines
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 09:35 am
A faculty member in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo co-chaired an international expert panel that developed new care guidelines for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).

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