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Psych-Os rejoice: Shawn & Gus team up for an epic 2-hour 'Psych' holiday movie
Tue, May 9th 2017 09:10 pm
USA Network and Universal Cable Productions have an early holiday present for fans of their hit series "Psych." Fake psychic detective Shawn Spencer (James Roday) and his best friend, Burton "Gus" Guster (Dulé Hill), will team up once again, returning to USA for the holidays, when the two-hour "Psych: The Movie" premieres in December.
Bethel Music announces 'The War Is Over' from songwriter/worship leader Josh Baldwin
Tue, May 9th 2017 09:05 pm
Bethel Music announces "The War Is Over," Josh Baldwin's first solo project with Bethel Music, is set to release May 26.
Vanessa Williams headlines star-studded lineup at Fallsview Casino this August
Tue, May 9th 2017 08:55 pm
A conqueror of the musical charts, and a Broadway and television superstar, Vanessa Williams brings her platinum-studded hits to the Fallsview Casino stage this August for one night only.
The K-LOVE Fan Awards: Ignite Hope' brings best of Christian music entertainment to cinemas nationwide
Tue, May 9th 2017 08:55 pm
The only fan-voted awards show in Christian entertainment comes to U.S. cinemas, for the first time ever on the big screen, with hosts Matthew West and Elisabeth Hasselbeck for "The K-LOVE Fan Awards: Ignite Hope." Hosted live on May 28 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, cinema audiences will get exclusive access to this inspirational event on the big screen for one night this summer.
Historic Palace Theatre reveals 2017-18 season
Tue, May 9th 2017 08:50 pm
The Historic Palace Theatre presents Curtain Up's 2017-18 season.
'Hamilton' writer, Pro Football HOFer, National Teacher of the Year headline commencement at NU
Tue, May 9th 2017 08:50 pm
Niagara University's 2017 schedule of commencement ceremonies will be highlighted by addresses from the 2016 National Teacher of the Year, a Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee and the author of the acclaimed biography "Alexander Hamilton," which was adapted into a smash hit musical.
Discover Niagara Shuttle returns for second season
Tue, May 9th 2017 08:00 pm
Niagara Region leaders and elected officials marked the beginning of the Discover Niagara Shuttle's second season Tuesday morning at a press conference in front of the Niagara Falls Train Station and Underground Railroad Heritage Center.
Destination Niagara USA celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week
Tue, May 9th 2017 08:00 pm
This week marks the 34th annual National Travel and Tourism Week. Tourism communities nationwide are doing their part to salute travel in America. The theme of this year's celebratory week is "Faces of Travel," which provides an opportunity to shine a spotlight on the individuals who keep this industry moving on a daily basis.
Camp Hope helps children heal through fun
Tue, May 9th 2017 09:50 am
Grieving the loss of a loved one is difficult for anyone, but it can be especially difficult for children. Children grieve differently than adults.
High school baseball: Vikings get a big league win
Tue, May 9th 2017 09:45 am
Mother Nature has a way of causing baseball games to go certain directions. Monday proved that, as wind and cold temperatures made pitching difficult.
ABC lands return of 'American Idol'
Tue, May 9th 2017 09:45 am
ABC is bringing back "American Idol."
'Live with Kelly and Ryan' heads to Niagara Falls, Ontario, June 5 & 6
Tue, May 9th 2017 07:00 am
Daytime TV's newest power duo, Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest, will travel north of the border to Niagara Falls, Ontario, for two episodes of "Live with Kelly and Ryan," airing Monday, June 5, and Tuesday, June 6.
Aspen Dental to provide free dental care to thousands of veterans
Tue, May 9th 2017 07:00 am
On Saturday, June 24, nearly 450 Aspen Dental practices will open their doors to provide free dental care for thousands of veterans across the nation. Local veterans can call 1-844-AspenHMM to schedule an appointment at a participating office in the Buffalo area. Appointments are required and available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
NBC's Kentucky Derby & NHL early-round playoff game make People Meter history
Mon, May 8th 2017 05:25 pm
NBC Sports' coverage of the 143rd Kentucky Derby followed immediately by the primetime Pittsburgh Penguins-Washington Capitals Stanley Cup Playoff Game 5 on Saturday posted numerous viewership milestones for both events, according to fast national data provided by The Nielsen Company and digital data from Adobe Analytics.
Dashboard Confessional announces summer headline tour with All American Rejects & The Maine as support
Mon, May 8th 2017 05:20 pm
Dashboard Confessional will hit the road once again this summer on a cross-country trek. In tow will be All American Rejects and The Maine. In addition, The Social Animals will be tagging along for a week of dates.
Fort Niagara invites regional residents to May 17 community night
Mon, May 8th 2017 03:25 pm
Old Fort Niagara invites residents from the greater Buffalo Niagara Region to explore the historic landmark for free from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 17.
Better Business Bureau, AT&T, ASIS, US attorney's office and others partner to present free business cybersecurity event at Hilbert College
Mon, May 8th 2017 03:20 pm
According to the National Cyber Security Alliance, 60 percent of small businesses that experience a data breach or a cyber-attack are unable to maintain business. In addition, the average cost to fix an attack or a breach is close to $700,000.
Roswell Park researcher meeting with lawmakers to discuss opportunity to prevent cancer, improve public health by raising smoking age
Mon, May 8th 2017 03:20 pm
More than 28,000 New Yorkers still die from preventable tobacco-related illnesses each year. Over 95 percent of adults who smoke started smoking before the age of 21.
Michael Peca & Willie 'Hutch' Jones among 12 Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame inductees
Mon, May 8th 2017 12:10 pm
The Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame will introduce its 12-member Class of 2017 on Thursday afternoon, June 1, in the ballroom of the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, 153 Franklin St., Buffalo. Introduction of this year's new members will commence at 4 p.m. with board President Tom Koller presiding. A reception in the ballroom will immediately follow.
Students explore careers at open house on Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus
Mon, May 8th 2017 12:05 pm
Hundreds of students in grades seven through 12, along with their teachers and parents, took full advantage of the third annual student open house on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus on Monday.
Blues Society announces 4th annual Buffalo Niagara Blues Festival
Mon, May 8th 2017 12:05 pm
The Blues Society of Western New York has announced its 4th annual Buffalo Niagara Blues Festival will be held at Silo City on Saturday, July 8.
Niagara County brings jobs focus to Lockport
Mon, May 8th 2017 12:00 pm
Niagara Director of Employment and Training Donald Jablonski said successful hiring numbers at a pair of job fairs held in Niagara Falls makes him "optimistic and hopeful" regarding a planned Lockport career fair being held Wednesday.
AAA & ECC occupational therapy assistants host 'CarFit' event
Mon, May 8th 2017 11:50 am
AAA Western and Central New York is teaming up with Erie Community College's occupational therapy assistant program along with other occupational therapy clinicians to ensure senior drivers' cars "fit" them.
AAA: Secure your load - avoid road debris!
Mon, May 8th 2017 11:45 am
As families bring college students home for the summer, they should be on the lookout for road debris and they should take steps to secure their load.
Jacobs appointed to Lyme and tick-borne disease task force
Mon, May 8th 2017 11:40 am
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs, R-60th, was appointed to the State Senate's Lyme and tick-borne disease task force by Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan. Immediately after the appointment, Jacobs held a press conference with Lyme and tick-borne disease advocates to announce state initiatives aimed at increasing efforts to fight the growing public health epidemic.
Jason Derulo & Sabrina Carpenter added to main stage lineup at Erie County Fair
Mon, May 8th 2017 11:35 am
Pop artist Jason Derulo, known for hit singles such as "Swalla," "Talk Dirty" and "Whatcha Say," will headline the Erie County Fair's Gusto Grandstand at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12. Also joining the National Grid Concert Series, with her hits "Can't Blame a Girl for Trying" and "Eyes Wide Open," is singer and Disney Channel actress Sabrina Carpenter. She will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15.
Marcho Farms Inc. recalls veal, beef & pork products due to possible non-o157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (stec) adulteration
Mon, May 8th 2017 11:35 am
Marcho Farms Inc., a Souderton (Pennsylvania) establishment, is recalling approximately 5,620 pounds of boneless veal, and ground veal, beef and pork products that may be adulterated withnon-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) O111, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.
YMCA honors volunteers, partners at 165th annual meeting
Mon, May 8th 2017 11:30 am
YMCA Buffalo Niagara recently held its 165th annual meeting at Statler City. At the event, the Y celebrated its 2016 achievements, recognized outstanding youth and volunteers from each of the association's eight branches, and honored longtime board members and community partners.
Niagara River Greenway Commission to meet
Mon, May 8th 2017 07:00 am
The Niagara River Greenway Commission will meet Tuesday, May 16, to determine the consistency of the 55th round of projects. One project under consideration would create the Assumption Forest Preserve on Grand Island.
Calling all Grand Island gardeners
Mon, May 8th 2017 07:00 am
The second annual Grand Island Garden Walk will be held on Sunday, July 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The planning committee of the event is currently seeking all kinds of gardens, from large to small, shady to sunny, to participate in this year's walk.
Interview: Todd Rundgren bringing new songs, big show to Riviera Theatre
Sun, May 7th 2017 05:20 pm
A few years back, a fan approached Todd Rundgren outside a concert in Buffalo and mentioned to Todd that, after multiple times seeing him, one of his favorite shows took place in the 1980s.
Village of Lewiston Board receives update on water meter replacement options
Sat, May 6th 2017 08:30 am
Residents in the Village of Lewiston are one step closer to new water meters.
Higgins announces availability of federal fire grants
Sat, May 6th 2017 07:00 am
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the Department of Homeland Security is now accepting applications for grants through the Fire Prevention and Safety program.
Driving with the 'big boys': Student starts 2nd season at Ransomville Speedway
Sat, May 6th 2017 07:00 am
At only 15 years old, third-generation Ransomville Speedway driver Robbie Johnston is more than ready to start his second season at the popular Braley Road attraction.
Town of Grand Island Republicans announce endorsed candidates
Sat, May 6th 2017 07:00 am
The Grand Island Republican Party has announced it has endorsed the following candidates to run in the Nov. 7 general election: pictured, from left, Dick Crawford, candidate for highway superintendent; Mark Frentzel, candidate for town justice; and Jennifer Baney and Pete Marston, candidates for Town Council.
Island of Hope: Relay For Life supporters Paint the Town Purple
Sat, May 6th 2017 07:00 am
The 2017 Relay For Life Student Ambassadors headed up this year's Paint the Town Purple Day on Grand Island.
Retaining wall built at DeGlopper Memorial
Sat, May 6th 2017 07:00 am
Passersby noticed the first major work on the expansion of the DeGlopper Memorial Saturday.
Lifehouse & Switchfoot unite on 'Looking for Summer' Tour
Fri, May 5th 2017 09:25 pm
Rock fans across North America can look forward to Lifehouse & Switchfoot together for the first time on the "Looking for Summer" Tour, delivering 30-plus shows to venues across the U.S. and Canada. The tour kicks off July 23 at the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver, and will run into the fall, culminating at The Masonic in San Francisco on Sept. 10.
Steven Curtis Chapman performs at White House during National Day of Prayer ceremony
Fri, May 5th 2017 09:20 pm
On Thursday, five-time Grammy-winning artist and songwriter Steven Curtis Chapman had the honor to perform at the 66th annual National Day of Prayer ceremony in Washington, D.C. Appearing before many faith leaders from around the U.S., Chapman performed two songs, "Great Is Thy Faithfulness" and "The Lord's Prayer." The ceremony was held in the Rose Garden at the White House.
Rain can't stop Lewiston Smelt Festival
Fri, May 5th 2017 08:50 pm
As the rain flowed Friday in the Village of Lewiston, crowds of people flooded into the tented area of the Smelt Festival. A light shower couldn't deter visitors from coming up to the waterfront and supporting the Niagara River Anglers Association. Under cover, they were quickly able to catch free (paper) boatloads of the tiny, fried fish, and listen to the sounds of 90 West.