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Hulu on Disney+ launches in US for Disney bundle subscribers
Wed, Mar 27th 2024 04:55 pm
The Walt Disney Company announced today the official launch of Hulu on Disney+ in the U.S. for Disney bundle subscribers, bringing together the extensive Disney+ and Hulu libraries - including beloved characters, award-winning films and series, and 100 years' worth of inspiring stories - all in one place.
M&T Bank, Buffalo Bills honor local teachers in school and community
Wed, Mar 27th 2024 04:25 pm
M&T Bank and the Buffalo Bills have launched their annual "M&T Bank Touchdown for Teachers" program, recognizing local educators' outstanding contributions to their students, schools and communities. Nominations can be made online through April 11 at
McKimmie presents AED funds to St. John de LaSalle
Wed, Mar 27th 2024 04:25 pm
The Niagara County Legislature has assisted in protecting health and safety for the community of St. John de LaSalle, a part of the Niagara Falls Roman Catholic Family of Parishes.
New Tim Hortons Dream Cookies feature Reese's Minis, M&M'S Minis
Wed, Mar 27th 2024 04:25 pm
Tim Hortons new Dream Cookies are a dreamy, elevated cookie experience - large, topped or stuffed with indulgent ingredients, and baked fresh daily. Get them as a treat to make everyday occasions with family and friends a little extra special.
Biden-Harris: More than $35 million to selectees to fund environmental justice projects across Great Lakes
Wed, Mar 27th 2024 04:25 pm
This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the selection of four applicants to receive more than $35 million to fund projects that advance environmental justice in underserved and overburdened communities across the Great Lakes.
DEC offers new online resource for novice hunters and sponsors of mentored hunts
Wed, Mar 27th 2024 04:25 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced a new online resource both for new hunters and organizations offering mentored hunting opportunities. It said this tool will connect novices with experienced hunters who will help them develop the skills needed to be safe and successful when afield.
Free admission to state parks, lands, campgrounds & historic sites for New York veterans, Gold Star Families
Wed, Mar 27th 2024 04:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that, beginning Monday, April 1, New York state veterans and Gold Star Families will have free access to parks, campgrounds, day use areas, historic sites and recreation areas through the expansion of the Lifetime Liberty Pass program.
NYS: More than 24,000 tickets issued during impaired driving enforcement mobilization
Wed, Mar 27th 2024 11:15 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced law enforcement agencies throughout the state issued 24,699 tickets for various vehicle and traffic law violations, including 935 tickets for impaired driving, during a statewide mobilization targeting impaired drivers before, during and after St. Patrick's Day. The enforcement period ran from March 15-17.
Niagara Frontier Golf Club announces officers
Wed, Mar 27th 2024 11:15 am
Edward Waller has been elected president for 2024 of the Niagara Frontier Golf Club, a private golf club on Lake Road in the Village of Youngstown.
Lewiston Police Department officer involved in vehicle accident
Wed, Mar 27th 2024 10:30 am
This morning at approximately 5:30 a.m., patrols were dispatched to a vehicle accident on Military Road at the exit ramp from the I-190 North.
All-new documentary film 'The Beach Boys' to stream on Disney+ beginning May 24
Tue, Mar 26th 2024 04:55 pm
Today, Disney+ announced that "The Beach Boys," an all-new documentary, will stream exclusively on Disney+ beginning May 24.
Max gives straight-to-series order for 'The Pitt,' new drama starring Noah Wyle
Tue, Mar 26th 2024 04:55 pm
Max has given a 15-episode, straight-to-series order for "The Pitt," a new drama starring and executive produced by five-time Emmy Award nominee Noah Wyle ("ER," "The Librarian" franchise, "Falling Skies"). Emmy nominee R. Scott Gemmill ("NCIS: Los Angeles," "ER," "JAG") will serve as showrunner of the new series, from John Wells Productions and Warner Bros. Television.
State Parks Niagara River Greenway Standing Committee to meet
Tue, Mar 26th 2024 03:50 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Niagara River Greenway Standing Committee will meet at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 11, in the Castellani Building at DeVeaux Woods State Park, 3160 DeVeaux Woods Drive, Niagara Falls.
Nurses at Kenmore Mercy Hospital sponsor 2nd annual 'Spring Happiness' gift bag collection drive for local community
Tue, Mar 26th 2024 03:50 pm
Nurses at Kenmore Mercy Hospital are always taking care of patients but, once a year, they organize a special gift bag collection drive to spread some spring happiness to area residents.
FOX dishes up more fiery seasons of 'Hell's Kitchen'
Tue, Mar 26th 2024 03:30 pm
FOX has ordered two additional seasons of Gordon Ramsay's legendary hit cooking competition series "Hell's Kitchen," renewing the show for its 23rd and 24th seasons, it was announced today by Allison Wallach, president, unscripted programming, FOX Entertainment.
WNY firms supported with Niagara hydropower to create more than 100 jobs
Tue, Mar 26th 2024 03:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced low-cost power awards to 11 firms to spur more than $5.2 billion in capital investments. The awards, approved by the New York Power Authority board of trustees, support 5,781 jobs throughout the state. In addition, two funding awards, totaling more than $1 million, were awarded to two firms in Western New York, including the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center.
Erie County Department of Environment & Planning and partners holding 3rd annual WNY Earth Day Challenge
Tue, Mar 26th 2024 03:25 pm
The Erie County Department of Environment and Planning has announced the return of the annual WNY Earth Day Challenge, created by the department and many community partners to encourage residents to celebrate Earth Day by learning about the environment and taking actions locally.
UB distributes over 12,000 NSF eclipse glasses to local students
Tue, Mar 26th 2024 03:20 pm
Thousands of Western New York kids will safely view next month's total solar eclipse thanks to a collaboration between the University at Buffalo and the National Science Foundation.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center appoints new board members at annual meeting
Tue, Mar 26th 2024 03:00 pm
At its annual meeting on Monday, the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center board of directors appointed Carmen A. Granto and Peter Muscarella II, M.D., as its newest board member. NFMMC confirmed its 2024 slate of officers and reelected seven incumbent board members.
Legendary groups Xscape & SWV reuniting for 'The Queens of R&B Tour' with stop at Darien Lake
Tue, Mar 26th 2024 12:35 pm
Following a teaser on socials that ignited fervent excitement among fans, the legendary groups Xscape and SWV are reuniting for "The Queens of R&B Tour" with support from MÝA, Total and 702.
Ryan Stevenson delivers soul-stirring summertime vibes with 'Just As You Are'
Tue, Mar 26th 2024 12:35 pm
Turning heads with its undeniably infectious groove, "Just As You Are," the latest single from Grammy-nominated, Dove Award-winning singer/songwriter Ryan Stevenson, released Friday and finds the Gotee recording artist entering a new era of creative freedom.
Keith Urban joins NBC's 'The Voice' as 'mega mentor' this season
Tue, Mar 26th 2024 12:35 pm
Keith Urban is joining NBC's "The Voice" as this season's "mega mentor." Beginning with the episode on Monday, April 8, Urban will mentor the remaining artists who have made it through the "Battle Rounds" and get ready for the "Knockout Rounds." Coaches Reba McEntire, John Legend, Chance the Rapper and Dan + Shay will choose the winner from their team to advance to the playoffs before the live shows start.
Anne Wilson strikes 'Country Gold' in new duet with Jordan Davis
Tue, Mar 26th 2024 12:35 pm
Platinum-certified, Grammy-nominated artist and songwriter Anne Wilson gives fans another look at her forthcoming album, "REBEL," with the highly anticipated duet "Country Gold" (with Jordan Davis).
Boy Scouts to honor Gene Vukelic with Distinguished Citizen Award
Tue, Mar 26th 2024 12:35 pm
The Western New York Scout Council, Boy Scouts of America, will hold its annual Distinguished Citizen Award event on Wednesday, June 12, to recognize Eugene P. Vukelic, the chairman of Try-It Distributing Co. Inc.
Consumer alert: NYS DCP reminds New Yorkers of home improvement scams, offers protection tips
Tue, Mar 26th 2024 12:35 pm
For this week's "Tuesday's Tips," the New York Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection shares tips to prevent home improvement scams.
Post-eclipse eye clinic on April 8 will be staffed by UB ophthalmologists and ophthalmology medical residents
Tue, Mar 26th 2024 12:35 pm
Many Western New York businesses and most K-12 public schools will be closed on April 8. But for any eclipse-related eye injuries that might occur, University at Buffalo physicians will be operating a special post-eclipse eye clinic day.
UB English professor co-edits definitive edition of Emily Dickinson's letters
Tue, Mar 26th 2024 12:35 pm
A new edition of Emily Dickinson's correspondence, co-edited by a University at Buffalo literary scholar, offers a transformative portrait of the famous American poet that takes readers beyond vague notions of Dickinson's loneliness and isolation to instead reveal an intensely interactive and deeply involved member of a community who was very much engaged with friends, family and the unfolding events of her time.
Defendant sentenced in Amherst home invasion case
Tue, Mar 26th 2024 12:35 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 37-year-old Jason K. Evans of Depew was sentenced yesterday afternoon before Erie County Court Judge Susan Eagan to 20 years in prison followed by five years of post-release supervision.
NYS: Receive your tax refund faster and check your refund status online
Tue, Mar 26th 2024 12:35 pm
Ahead of the April 15 income tax filing deadline, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance is reminding taxpayers of the fastest and easiest ways to file their tax returns, check their refund status, and receive their money as quickly as possible.
Discover Niagara Shuttle offers 'Falls to Fort' route for eclipse
Tue, Mar 26th 2024 12:35 pm
The Niagara Falls National Heritage Area gears up for the awe-inspiring total eclipse on April 8 with a stunning, eclipse-themed wrap adorning one of its Discover Niagara Shuttles. This exciting initiative is made possible thanks to a generous grant from AES.
House fire in Niagara Falls
Tue, Mar 26th 2024 11:25 am
This morning, at approximately 2:20 a.m., there was a house fire at 1628 Eighth St., Niagara Falls. Two male individuals sustained leg injuries from jumping out of the second-floor window and were taken to ECMC.
Stray Cats to strut into Artpark Aug. 13
Tue, Mar 26th 2024 10:45 am
As part of Artpark & Company's 50th anniversary season, Stray Cats will perform in the Artpark Amphitheater at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, with special guests The Midnight Cowgirls.
Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo set Artpark concert date
Tue, Mar 26th 2024 10:40 am
As part of Artpark & Company's 50th anniversary season, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo will rock the Artpark Amphitheater, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, with special guest The Vindys.
UBCFA presents 'STREAMS: Jon Batiste At The Piano'
Mon, Mar 25th 2024 04:15 pm
Multi-Grammy and Oscar award-winner Jon Batiste announced today that he will bring exclusive shows to the East Coast in May. Featuring an evening of genius music composition and instrumental virtuosity, "STREAMS: Jon Batiste At The Piano" will visit The University at Buffalo Center for the Arts at 8 p.m. Friday, May 10.
Riley Green announces new EP, 'Way Out Here,' arriving April 12
Mon, Mar 25th 2024 03:45 pm
Following his third No. 1 single at country radio and in the middle of playing to packed out arenas on his headlining tour, multi-Platinum singer-songwriter Riley Green shows no sign of slowing down as he announces new EP "Way Out Here," now available to preorder.
New Erie County Department of Public Works' highway barn in Lancaster nears completion
Mon, Mar 25th 2024 03:00 pm
The Erie County Department of Public Works' Highways Division is nearing completion of a new highway barn on Cemetery Road in Lancaster that will replace an obsolete barn in Clarence the DPW had been using for operations. The $9.2 million investment creates a far more efficient, effective, and better-located structure for departmental operations in the district.
Tim Walton to participate in 'Phantoms of the Opera Hall'
Mon, Mar 25th 2024 02:10 pm
The upcoming production of "Phantoms of the Opera Hall" will bring local celebrity Tim Walton back to his hometown when he takes on the role of the Rev. Lorenzo Dow.
CBS, Golden Globes announce new 5-year deal
Mon, Mar 25th 2024 01:35 pm
CBS and The Golden Globe Awards announced today a new five-year deal to broadcast the awards show on the network and stream live on Paramount+. The new agreement kicks off with the January 2025 broadcast.
Over a million boxes of Girl Scout Cookies have arrived!
Mon, Mar 25th 2024 01:10 pm
Get ready, WNY! Something extraordinary happened over the weekend - and it involves Girl Scout cookies - lots of them. Over a million boxes of Girl Scout Cookies have arrived, just in time for their cookie season and booth sales.
Hochul reminds New Yorkers of state efforts to ensure safe viewing experience for once-in-a-generation eclipse event
Mon, Mar 25th 2024 01:10 pm
Two weeks ahead of the April 8 eclipse, Gov. Kathy Hochul updated New Yorkers on the state's preparations "to ensure everyone can have a safe and memorable viewing experience."

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