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Don't let Halloween haunt you
Thu, Oct 26th 2023 08:45 pm
Here's hoping for all treats and no tricks this Halloween! An estimated 73% of consumers plan to celebrate the holiday this year, up from 69% last year, according to The National Retail Federation. Moreover, 68% of consumers plan to hand out candy to millions of children trick or treating on Oct. 31. It will surely be a busy night on roads and sidewalks - and the worst night for vandalism.
Chris Stapleton's 'All-American Road Show' stopping at Darien Lake Amphitheater July 11
Thu, Oct 26th 2023 08:40 pm
Chris Stapleton will continue his extensive "All-American Road Show" tour through next summer, including a new show at Darien Lake Amphitheater in Darien Center on July 11. Special guests will be Marcus King and Nikki Lane.
Rachel Platten Shares 'Girls (String Version)'
Thu, Oct 26th 2023 08:40 pm
Today, Rachel Platten shared a stunning new version of "Girls" that masterfully incorporates strings and a choir that includes some of Rachel's close friends and their daughters.
New York State Department of Civil Service launches phase 2 of Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement program
Thu, Oct 26th 2023 08:35 pm
The Department of Civil Service announced the launch of phase 2 of Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement (HELP), a program that temporarily waives the civil service exam requirement for select critical health and human services titles across state agencies.
All of Our Relations' exhibition celebrates Native American Heritage Month at Carnegie Art Center
Thu, Oct 26th 2023 08:35 pm
The Carnegie Art Center announced "All of Our Relations," a month-long celebration in honor of Native American Heritage Month, featuring the rich cultural heritage of the Seneca and Tuscarora nations. This event will take place from Nov. 1-29 at the Carnegie Art Center, 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda.
Niagara University Sabres Scholars begin one-of-a-kind educational experience
Thu, Oct 26th 2023 08:35 pm
Ten students in Niagara University's College of Hospitality, Sport, and Tourism Management are beginning a unique four-year program that will give them special access and opportunities in the field of professional sports with one of the leaders in the industry.
U.S. News & World Report: Catholic Health hospitals 'High Performing' in key specialty services
Thu, Oct 26th 2023 08:35 pm
U.S. News & World Report, a leader in hospital rankings and consumer advice, has named three Catholic Health hospitals "High Performing" in the Buffalo Region for 2023-24 in every one of its key medical specialties:
$10M available through round 1 of state's Regional School Food Infrastructure Grant program
Thu, Oct 26th 2023 08:30 pm
As part of Farm-to-School Month, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced $10 million is available through round 1 of New York's Regional School Food Infrastructure Grant. The program will support projects in schools that improve meal preparation and distribution for kindergarten through grade 12 students.
History Center to hold Veterans Day children's program
Thu, Oct 26th 2023 08:30 pm
The Niagara History Center will hold a school holiday Veterans Day program for children ages 7-11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10.
Buffalo City Mission launches 'One Mission, One Hope' fall campaign, turkey drive
Thu, Oct 26th 2023 08:30 pm
The Buffalo City Mission announced the launch of two annual initiatives. The first is the announcement of its fall fundraising campaign, "One Mission, One Hope," a significant annual initiative to advance its work in providing critical programs and services for people experiencing homelessness in Buffalo.
NFMMC: Hospital leading Niagara County in preparation for Medicaid doulas
Thu, Oct 26th 2023 08:30 pm
"Everyone should have a doula," noted one mother who birthed with a doula from the Every Woman & Child Counts project.
NYSEG: Gas customers can expect lower winter heating bills
Thu, Oct 26th 2023 07:20 pm
New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG) announced its customers can expect to see a decrease in their winter heating bills this season.
Jury finds gunman guilty for fatally shooting teen in city's Black Rock Neighborhood
Wed, Oct 25th 2023 05:55 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced a jury has found 21-year-old Javair D. Walker of Buffalo guilty of one count of murder in the second degree (class "A-I" felony) and one count of criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree (class "C" violent felony).
New York's car-animal crashes peak in autumn
Wed, Oct 25th 2023 05:55 pm
New York drivers need to buck up this fall and watch for animals on the roads.
Kids in your home? Know your risks of lead poisoning
Wed, Oct 25th 2023 05:55 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health lead poisoning prevention programs encourage everyone with a young child in their home to know their risks of lead poisoning and get children tested for lead at age 1 year and age 2 years.
Cornell expands wildfire smoke sensor coverage to every NY county
Wed, Oct 25th 2023 05:55 pm
Nearly half of all New York counties lacked real-time information to determine air quality during the wildfire smoke days this past summer. Now, a Cornell researcher is leading an effort to install air-quality sensors in 28 upstate counties where there were none.
'Holiday hammock' trend can put shoppers over budget and more items in landfills, UB experts say
Wed, Oct 25th 2023 05:55 pm
The holiday shopping season seems to get longer every year - and that's no accident, according to University at Buffalo School of Management experts Charles Lindsey and Michael Krupski, who specialize in retail marketing strategy, brands and consumer behavior.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center appoints Brigante as director of intermediate care unit
Wed, Oct 25th 2023 05:55 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced the appointment of Mary Brigante, MS, BSN, R.N., as the director of the intermediate care unit.
Electric vehicle guest drive
Wed, Oct 25th 2023 11:30 am
The community has an opportunity to guest drive an electric vehicle from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Niagara Power Vista, 5777 Lewiston Road. Admission is free.
Niagara Falls: Behrens pleads guilty to series of crimes
Wed, Oct 25th 2023 11:30 am
Niagara County District Attorney Brian D. Seaman announced 22-year-old Gabriel Behrens of Niagara Falls, after pleading guilty to a series of crimes occurring in the Falls in 2022 and 2023, was sentenced.
Niagara County DPW conducting survey work on Upper Mountain Road
Wed, Oct 25th 2023 11:00 am
The Niagara County Department of Public Works announced KHEOPS Architecture, Engineering & Survey, DPC, will perform land surveying for a future infrastructure improvement project along Upper Mountain Road, between Lockport Junction Road and Route 31. Survey crews may be present any time between now and Nov. 30 during normal weekday business hours.
Luke Bryan, Jelly Roll, K. Michelle, Little Big Town, Megan Moroney, Old Dominion, Carly Pearce, Chris Stapleton, Tanya Tucker, Lainey Wilson to perform at 57th Annual CMA Awards
Wed, Oct 25th 2023 11:00 am
The Country Music Association has announced the initial lineup of performers for The 57th Annual CMA Awards. The lineup includes a mix of first-time nominees and performers, along with country music legends and reigning CMA Awards winners, including Luke Bryan, Jelly Roll, K. Michelle, Little Big Town, Megan Moroney, Old Dominion, Carly Pearce, Chris Stapleton, Tanya Tucker and Lainey Wilson.
Town of Lewiston to support Academy Park pavilion project
Wed, Oct 25th 2023 09:10 am
The Town of Lewiston on Monday voted to provide the Village of Lewiston with $190,000 in Niagara River Greenway funds for a pavilion at Academy Park.
Niagara Falls Public Library continues 'Monday Evening Talk Series'
Tue, Oct 24th 2023 02:50 pm
The local history department at the Niagara Falls Public Library will continue its "Monday Evening Talk Series," featuring speakers and institutions across Niagara Falls. These talks will be held at the Niagara Falls Public Library, LaSalle Branch, and are sponsored by the Friends of the Niagara Falls Public Library.
Nickel Creek confirms extensive 2024 headline tour, UB show
Tue, Oct 24th 2023 02:50 pm
The University at Buffalo Center for the Arts will present Grammy Award-winning Nickel Creek - mandolinist Chris Thile, violinist Sara Watkins and guitarist Sean Watkins - as part of the trio's continuing extensive headline tour.
Consumer alert: NYS DCP provides safety tips for adults & children for enjoyable, safe Halloween celebration
Tue, Oct 24th 2023 02:50 pm
For this week's "Tuesday's Tips," the New York Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection reminds New Yorkers to stay safe during Halloween activities with health, treat, costume, d├ęcor and traffic safety tips.
Higgins: $360 million-plus to New York state for HEAP
Tue, Oct 24th 2023 02:50 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced New York state will receive $360,015,351 in federal funding toward the low-income Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP).
Prophecies from this 3,000-year-old book are happening in 2023
Tue, Oct 24th 2023 01:45 pm
The Bible is unfolding before our eyes with a Matthew 24 verse in reference to the end times "There will be wars and rumors of wars" and "earthquakes in diverse places."
'The 80's Club: Honeymoon Suite, a Flock of Seagulls, Men Without Hats & Spoons' to play at OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino
Tue, Oct 24th 2023 01:15 pm
Feel the love this February with "The 80's Club: Honeymoon Suite, A Flock of Seagulls, Men Without Hats & Spoons," as they bring the nostalgia and hits to the OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino at 7 p.m. Feb. 10, 2024.
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame unveils lineup of special guests for 38th annual induction ceremony at Barclays Center
Tue, Oct 24th 2023 01:15 pm
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation announced the addition of nine new special guests for the induction ceremony on Nov. 3 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The induction ceremony will be broadcast live coast to coast on Disney+ at 8 p.m. EDT, and will be available to stream following the ceremony.
'Dancing with the Stars' wants to dance with somebody to celebrate 'Whitney Houston Night' Nov. 14
Tue, Oct 24th 2023 01:15 pm
"Whitney Houston Night": The seven "Dancing with the Stars" remaining couples are "Saving All Their Love" for the ballroom floor as they dance to hit songs from one of the bestselling music artists of all time, Whitney Houston.
New state guidance for law enforcement agencies when responding to domestic incidents
Tue, Oct 24th 2023 01:15 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced new state guidance for police departments and sheriffs' offices when responding to domestic incidents.
UB researcher receives $3.2 million NCI grant to study impact of cannabis on immunotherapy treatments
Tue, Oct 24th 2023 01:15 pm
A University at Buffalo psychologist has received a $3.2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to assess how cannabis use affects patients who receive immunotherapy, a rapidly advancing treatment that helps the immune system fight cancer.
Prominent Coffee Co. to acquire Pulp 716 recipes
Tue, Oct 24th 2023 12:20 pm
Starting as early as Nov. 1, Prominent Coffee Co. in Clarence will begin to sell a number of Pulp 716's popular bubble tea flavors following the shop's closure at the end of this month.
Don't let your tire pressure monitoring system leave you feeling flat
Tue, Oct 24th 2023 07:00 am
A new study by AAA found that in-vehicle tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) are generally accurate, but drivers should still check their tire pressure manually. Why keep tabs on your tires? They are the only part of your car in contact with the road, and proper inflation is the key to safety and better gas mileage.
VA Western New York Healthcare System announces 'Buffalo Warriors Sled Classic' tournament at Northtown Center
Tue, Oct 24th 2023 07:00 am
The Buffalo Warriors Veteran sled hockey program will host a tournament at Northtown Center at Amherst from Oct. 27-29.
Election 2023: Patricia Frentzel seeks reelection as town clerk
Tue, Oct 24th 2023 07:00 am
Providing excellent customer service has been a constant for Grand Island's town clerk, Patricia Frentzel, since taking office in January 2004.
Election 2023: West receives support from all parties by putting people of Grand Island first
Tue, Oct 24th 2023 07:00 am
Many of you know me, but for those who do not, my name is Wayne West, and I am running for Grand Island Town Council.
Election 2023: Nemeth seeks reelection
Tue, Oct 24th 2023 07:00 am
Mark S. Nemeth is announcing his candidacy for reelection as Grand Island town justice this year. He has received the endorsement of the Grand Island Republican Party and the Grand Island Conservative Party.
Election 2023: Digati seeks reelection to Town Board
Tue, Oct 24th 2023 07:00 am
I am pleased to announce that I am seeking reelection to the Town Board. I am endorsed by the Republican and Conservative parties and prevailed in the Republican primary election in June.

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