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Pixies and Modest Mouse performing at Artpark Amphitheater on Aug. 28
Tue, Mar 28th 2023 11:40 am
As part of their summer tour, Pixies and Modest Mouse, with special guest Cat Power, will perform at the Artpark Amphitheater beginning at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28. This concert is presented by Live Nation.
Bailey Zimmerman and special guest Seaforth to perform at Erie County Fair
Tue, Mar 28th 2023 11:35 am
The Erie County Fair announced rising country music star Bailey Zimmerman will perform at the venue on Aug. 15 at The Buffalo News Grandstand. He will be joined by special guest and country music duo Seaforth.
'Joss Stone: 20 Years of Soul' at OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino
Tue, Mar 28th 2023 11:35 am
Fallsview Casino announced a night of music with Joss Stone.
Damar Hamlin's Chasing M's Foundation a partner with NFL in coalition to advance adoption of life-saving policies for student athletes
Tue, Mar 28th 2023 09:45 am
The National Football League on Monday announced the launch of The Smart Heart Sports Coalition, a collaboration among the NFL, NBA, MLB, MLS, NHL, NCAA, the American Heart Association, American Red Cross, Korey Stringer Institute, National Athletic Trainers' Association and Damar Hamlin's Chasing M's Foundation. The Smart Heart Sports Coalition is advocating for all 50 states to adopt evidence-based policies that will prevent fatal outcomes from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) among high school students.
Gunman sentenced for killing man on Broadway, shooting at responding Buffalo police officers
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 11:55 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 28-year-old Nakeem D. Haynes of Buffalo was sentenced this afternoon before State Supreme Court Justice Debra Givens to 30 years to life in prison.
Christina Milian to star in and executive produce holiday rom-com 'Meet Me Next Christmas' for Netflix
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 04:20 pm
On Monday, Netflix announced actress and singer Christina Milian will star in and executive produce a holiday romantic comedy titled "Meet Me Next Christmas."
WorkSourceOne Clothes Closet ready to help jobseekers look their best
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 02:50 pm
Niagara County's WorkSourceOne - focused on employment, reemployment and recruitment assistance - today reminded residents that it operates a "clothes closet" full of free professional clothing to help jobseekers with interview preparation and career wear.
Fired West Seneca police officer sentenced for scheme to defraud retail stores throughout WNY
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 02:50 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 34-year-old Ryan J. Miller of West Seneca was sentenced this morning before Erie County Court Judge Kenneth Case to a three-year conditional discharge. The defendant also paid restitution totaling $31,533.74.
UB receives $500,000 Mellon Foundation grant to develop Haudenosaunee Archive, Resource and Knowledge Portal
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 02:15 pm
The University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences has received a $500,000 grant from the Mellon Foundation to support the implementation of an indispensable community-driven digital resource for the collection, preservation and dissemination of Indigenous research, teaching and learning.
Carly Pearce earns fourth No. 1 with 'What He Didn't Do'; new special, 'CMT Defining: Carly Pearce'
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 12:55 pm
Fresh off her historic Grammy Award win, reigning ACM Awards Female Artist of the Year Carly Pearce has earned her fourth career No. 1 at country radio with "What He Didn't Do" (Big Machine Records), as the song officially reigns atop the Country Aircheck/Mediabase chart.
Godsmack & Staind coheadlining tour to visit Darien Lake Amphitheater Aug. 6
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 12:55 pm
Godsmack and Staind announced a 25-city coheadlining 2023 tour, produced by Live Nation. The tour kicks off on July 18 in St. Louis and includes a stop at Darien Lake Amphitheater in Darien Center on Sunday, Aug. 6.
New York Power Authority fishing piers open for 2023 season
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 12:50 pm
NYPA fishing facilities, including the fishing pier at the base of the New York Power Authority's Robert Moses Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant, are now open for the season. The fish cleaning station and handicap access elevator at the dam site will also be available provided that temperatures remain above freezing.
A little church trying to make a big difference
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 11:45 am
Recently, St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Wilson presented local shut-ins, past church members who are no longer able to attend Mass, and low-income individuals, with a little good will and a sure sign of spring. Over 50 people were presented with hand-crocheted baskets, each containing blooming crocuses, along with chocolates donated by Park Side in Buffalo.
National Grid: More than $1.9 million to aid 8 Western New York projects
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 11:45 am
National Grid, through its robust suite of economic development programs, is providing more than $1.9 million to support eight projects, including Thermo Fisher's Grand Island expansion, Westminster Economic Development Initiative's move to a new location, Sonwil Distribution Co's. multimillion-dollar warehouse, Pine Pharmaceutical Inc.'s Tonawanda expansion, plus restorations of buildings in Lackawanna and Buffalo.
Seneca Gaming welcomes 38 Special, Jon Lovitz, REO Speedwagon
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 11:25 am
Spring may have just sprung, but Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino is preparing for an entertainment heatwave when REO Speedwagon storms into the Seneca Allegany Event Center on Saturday, June 24 (7 p.m.). Tickets go on sale at noon Friday, March 31.
AQUA with Bran Van 3000 & Prozzäk, 'Return to Grace,' Dan + Shay at OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 11:25 am
More musical acts have been booked for the new OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino.
Free File your income tax returns
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 11:20 am
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today reminded taxpayers that Free File software options - available at - can make filing federal and state income tax returns fast and free for qualifying New Yorkers.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center names Marisa Prokop administrator of Schoellkopf Health Center
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 11:20 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced the appointment of Marisa E. Prokop, LNHA, MHA, BSW, as the new administrator of its Schoellkopf Health Center.
Spring home improvement: 5 signs it's time to renovate
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:45 am
Homeowners renovate their homes for a variety of reasons. Renovations can increase the value of a property and make homes safer and more comfortable for their occupants. Improvements also can be made to stay current with the times or to give a home a new vibe.
Spring home improvement: How to compare contractors' bids
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:45 am
Home renovation projects are significant undertakings. It is common for homeowners who may not have the time nor the expertise to do the work themselves to call in professionals to tackle these jobs.
New poster revealed for 'The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes'
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:45 am
Experience the story of "The Hunger Games" - 64 years before Katniss Everdeen volunteered as tribute, and decades before Coriolanus Snow became the tyrannical president of Panem.
House fire in Town of Lewiston
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:40 am
On Saturday, Lewiston Fire Co. No. 1 responded to a residential structure fire.
Mental health resources available in Erie County
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:40 am
Nationwide, there is strong momentum to remove the stigma surrounding mental health. Now, more services than ever are available to assist those who are struggling.
Easter egg hunt at Fort Niagara State Park
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:40 am
Come one, come all to a good, old-fashioned Easter egg hunt to be held at Fort Niagara State Park at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 8.
'What we've got here is failure to communicate' which might actually be helpful
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:40 am
Failing to clearly communicate when problem solving can actually benefit groups that lack diversity, and the degree to which miscommunication helps or hinders the search for a solution is strongly based on factors such as team dynamics, according to a new paper co-written by a University at Buffalo researcher.
DEC announces New York's trout harvest opens April 1
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:40 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the April 1 start of the spring trout fishing season, which provides excellent angling opportunities thanks to DEC's extensive stocking program and wild trout fisheries. DEC stocks nearly 1.9 million trout in waters statewide, beginning in March and lasting until early June.
Higgins invites high school students to submit artwork for Congressional Art Competition
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:40 am
Congressman Brian Higgins is inviting high school students living in the 26th District to participate in the annual Congressional Art Competition. The winning piece from each site is sent to Washington, D.C., and displayed in the hall to the Capitol Building.
Higgins & Huizenga welcome Canada's commitment to invest over $300 million in Great Lakes
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:40 am
Congressmembers Brian Higgins (NY-26) and Bill Huizenga (MI-04) welcomed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's announcement - following bilateral discussions - that Canada will make a $420 million ($306 million U.S.) investment in the protection and restoration of the Great Lakes.
New York Lottery announces new draw close time for Mega Millions ticket sales
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:40 am
The New York Lottery announced that, starting April 4, Mega Millions ticket purchases for a Mega Millions draw held on the same day must be made by 10 p.m.
Federation of Historical Societies to hold public history program
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 07:00 am
The Niagara County Federation of Historical Societies invites the public to attend its annual congress at the Sanborn Farm Museum, 2660 Saunders Settlement Road in Sanborn. The event is scheduled for 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. April 29. It will feature three speakers plus lunch catered by Hoover Dairy. The cost is $30.
Senior Wishes annual fundraising event returns
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 07:00 am
Senior Wishes, a local nonprofit, announced its annual fundraiser returns April 20 at Fox Run at Orchard Park. "Sips, Suds & Sweets" runs from 6-9 p.m. and features local businesses sampling wine, beer, sweet treats and light bites. Music will be provided by the Scott Celani Band. The event features a silent auction, as well as basket, gift card and Yeti Cooler raffles, free valet parking, and an opportunity to meet with previous wish recipients.
'Crockpot Cookoff' offers taste treats
Sat, Mar 25th 2023 07:00 am
There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but Relay For Life improved upon that by providing a free dinner. Relay For Life's "Crockpot Cookoff," held at Ellden's Grill & Banquet, 201 Whitehaven Road, featured a variety of tastings of both main course dishes and desserts.
Obituary: Jeanne Powers
Sat, Mar 25th 2023 07:00 am
Jeanne Powers was the beloved wife of the late Rolland "Skip" Powers and the late Francis Fuer; dear mother of Mark Powers and Kelly Cook; stepmother of Fran, Greg (Jennifer) and Donna; grandmother of Jeremy, Aaron, Ashley, Dustin, Trevor and Bethany; great-grandmother of Jack, Aiden, Anders and Evelyn; and is survived by brothers Earl (Sue) and Stewart (Grace) Herrington; as well as nieces and nephews.
Obituary: Sandra J. Ackerman (nee Sturick)
Sat, Mar 25th 2023 07:00 am
Sandra J. Ackerman (nee Sturick), a resident of Grand Island, formerly of Minoa, New York, passed away on March 15, 2023.
Obituary: Doris Anne Yetter
Sat, Mar 25th 2023 07:00 am
Doris Anne Yetter passed away on March 20, 2023.
The Rotary Club of Grand Island wants your shoes!
Sat, Mar 25th 2023 07:00 am
The Rotary Club of Grand Island is extremely appreciative for everyone who has donated to its unique shoe drive fundraiser. Members spent hours last weekend in the Visitor Center filling bags of shoes that will raise much-needed funds for the club, while helping others by redistributing them throughout the Funds2Orgs network of microenterprise (small business) partners.
Grand entrance: New GIHS foyer design features Viking mascot, bridges
Sat, Mar 25th 2023 07:00 am
The Grand Island High School foyer has graduated from being just a walled area to being a welcoming and dazzling statement of school pride.
Sean BE honors fans' stories of faith with 'Count It All Joy'
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 11:55 pm
Arriving ahead of the final dates of Winter Jam 2023, where he has taken the pre-jam stage by storm since January, WieRok recording artist Sean BE drops "Count It All Joy" today.
Cheektowaga man pleads guilty in shooting that killed a 3-year-old boy and injured 3 others
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 11:55 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 24-year-old Dequan Richardson of Cheektowaga pleaded guilty this morning before Erie County Court Judge Susan Eagan to one count of murder in the second degree (class "A" felony), one count of assault in the first degree (class "B" felony), two counts of assault in the second degree (class "D" felony), and one count of criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree (class "C" felony). The defendant pleaded guilty to the highest charge in the indictment.
Depeche Mode: New album, 'Memento Mori,' out now, tour underway
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 07:00 pm
The wait is over: Depeche Mode has released its eagerly anticipated 15th studio album, "Memento Mori," available on 2LP vinyl, CD, cassette and digital as of today, March 24, via Columbia Records.

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