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Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Tue, May 3rd 2022 09:55 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Monday issued a proclamation celebrating May 2022 as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Hochul also announced the appointment of David Chen to the New York State Court System Second Department Judicial Screening Committee.
UB study: For past 20 years, more Black men have been dying from sleep apnea than white people & Black women
Tue, May 3rd 2022 09:50 am
A University at Buffalo study has found that, over the past two decades, more Black men have been dying from obstructive sleep apnea than have white people or Black females. Their death from sleep apnea has continued to rise, in contrast to rates that have flattened for white people and Black females.
Dash's Market now accepts SNAP payments from online grocery shoppers
Tue, May 3rd 2022 09:40 am
Dash's Market officially begins accepting Supplement Nutritional Assistant Program (SNAP) payments from online shoppers at checkout starting Wednesday, May 4.
Fantastic Friends of WNY returns special needs fashion show after pandemic pause
Tue, May 3rd 2022 09:40 am
Together with the D'Youville University occupational therapy department, Fantastic Friends of WNY hosted a long-awaited special needs prom last Friday at the Southline Firehall in Cheektowaga.
In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month Delta Sonic 'Rounding Up for MHA'
Tue, May 3rd 2022 09:35 am
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. As a reminder of the importance of mental health awareness, Delta Sonic is "Rounding Up for MHA" throughout the month of May.
National Travel and Tourism Week 2022: AAA celebrates 'Future of Travel'
Tue, May 3rd 2022 09:35 am
National Travel and Tourism Week is underway and runs through May 7. The annual celebration of the contributions of the U.S. travel industry will spotlight the critical role that travel will play in driving economic growth and building the path forward through the theme "Future of Travel."
Shea's, Lipke Foundation announce Kenny Awards ceremony
Tue, May 3rd 2022 09:35 am
Shea's Performing Arts Center and the Lipke Foundation announces the 2022 Kenny Awards ceremony will take place at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at Shea's Buffalo Theatre. This event will mark the 29th celebration of high school musical theater programs in Western New York.
Niagara Falls Police Department investigating two shootings, one fatal
Tue, May 3rd 2022 08:45 am
At approximately 4:21 p.m. Monday, May 2, the Niagara Falls Police Department responded to a report of a shots fired and a man down in the 700 block of Pine Avenue.
Pair of shootings in Niagara Falls
Mon, May 2nd 2022 08:30 pm
The Niagara Falls Police Department is investigating two shootings that happened Monday afternoon.
New building at NCCC to house Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy
Mon, May 2nd 2022 05:15 pm
A new training facility for the Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy will be built on the Sanborn campus of Niagara County Community College. An estimated $2.27 million for the building was appropriated in the SUNY building fund adopted by the state budget passage a few weeks ago.
Hochul announces expanded eligibility for $15 million in cooling assistance
Mon, May 2nd 2022 05:15 pm
Gov. Hochul announced $15 million is available through the Home Energy Assistance Program to help low-income individuals and families who lack air conditioning to stay cool during the upcoming summer months.
Barenaked Ladies to release live tracks from sold-out Royal Albert Hall show
Mon, May 2nd 2022 04:55 pm
As Toronto's famed foursome Barenaked Ladies prepare for their North American "Last Summer on Earth" tour, the band will release multiple tracks recorded live at their recent sold-out Royal Albert Hall show in London - along with video content, a contest component, and a bonus track. The tracks are the first live versions of songs from the multi-Platinum band's latest album, "Detour de Force," giving fans an opportunity to hear the band's stage renditions before they hit the road on their U.S. tour.
'The Great Food Truck Race' is back June 5 on Food Network, Discovery+
Mon, May 2nd 2022 04:55 pm
"The Great Food Truck Race" heads to the beach for the hottest season ever this summer with a brand-new, action-packed culinary road battle along the sunny southern California coast. It premieres Sunday, June 5 (9 p.m. ET/PT), on Food Network and streaming on discovery+.
CBS renews hit drama 'Blue Bloods' for 2022-23
Mon, May 2nd 2022 04:50 pm
CBS recently announced the venerable hit drama "Blue Bloods" has been renewed for the 2022-23 television season, and will return for the show's 13th year on the network. Additional renewals will be announced in the coming weeks.
Straight No Chaser national tour coming to Buffalo
Mon, May 2nd 2022 04:25 pm
Chart-topping a-cappella group Straight No Chaser will celebrate their 25th anniversary in 2022 with a 62-date fall tour - and their third PBS special airing nationwide starting in June.
Hochul announces launch of round XII Regional Economic Development Council Initiative
Mon, May 2nd 2022 04:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the launch of round XII of the Regional Economic Development Council Initiative.
Higgins announces Boxing Therapy for Parkinson's Access Act of 2022
Mon, May 2nd 2022 04:25 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, joined local veterans Monday to announce the Boxing Therapy for Parkinson's Access Act of 2022 (H.R. 6774). The bipartisan bill, introduced by Higgins and Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL-18), directs the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to provide coverage for boxing-based therapy classes to veterans diagnosed with Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders.
DEC: $2 million in grants now available to bolster food scraps recycling statewide
Mon, May 2nd 2022 04:20 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced $2 million in new grant funding is now available to municipalities statewide to help establish or expand food scrap recycling programs and facilities.
Recent rankings point to UB's standing as a leader in sustainability
Mon, May 2nd 2022 04:15 pm
The University at Buffalo has once again been recognized as a leader in sustainability in higher education, garnering high marks in two recent rankings.
Motorcyclist killed in Niagara Falls Boulevard crash
Mon, May 2nd 2022 04:15 pm
On April 30 at approximately 8:15 p.m., the Niagara Falls Police Department Crash Management Unit responded to the intersection of 71st Street and Niagara Falls Boulevard to investigate a crash between a vehicle and a motorcycle.
Little Anthony & The Imperials/The Crystals and The Marcels to perform at The Riv
Mon, May 2nd 2022 11:05 am
Catch Little Anthony & The Imperials, The Crystals and The Marcels in concert at The Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda. This afternoon of music is set to begin at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 12.
Traveler advisory: Intersection closure expected on Niagara Falls Boulevard at Erie & and Shawnee in NT
Mon, May 2nd 2022 10:55 am
The New York State Department of Transportation advised motorists the intersection of Niagara Falls Boulevard (U.S. Route 62) at Erie Avenue and Shawnee Road (State Route 425) in the City of North Tonawanda will be closed to traffic beginning at 6 a.m. Monday, May 9.
Boy George & Culture Club returning to Artpark Aug. 31
Mon, May 2nd 2022 10:45 am
Grammy Award winners Boy George & Culture Club will return to the Artpark Amphitheater Wednesday, Aug. 31, for a 6:30 p.m. show. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, May 6.
Lewiston Garden Club to host perennial sale
Mon, May 2nd 2022 10:40 am
The Lewiston Garden Club's perennial sale returns to the Red Brick Municipal Building, 145 N. Fourth St. This year's event will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 14.
Niagara University names Jaclyn Rossi vice president of institutional advancement
Mon, May 2nd 2022 10:30 am
The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, appointed Jaclyn Rossi, '08, '10, as the vice president of institutional advancement. The appointment, which follows a unanimous vote from the university's board of trustees, took May 1. Rossi has served as the interim vice president since last September.
Network in Aging of WNY presents senior health and resource fair
Mon, May 2nd 2022 10:30 am
The Network in Aging of WNY is hosting a complimentary senior health and resource fair for members of the public.
Appeal 2022 'HOPE Day' is Wednesday, May 11
Mon, May 2nd 2022 10:30 am
"HOPE Day," the annual 24-hour match challenge day of giving to benefit Appeal, is set for Wednesday, May 11, across Western New York. The first $75,000 raised will be matched dollar-for-dollar, with gifts from donors who wish to remain anonymous, in the ongoing effort to reach 2022's $9.5 million goal in support of Catholic Charities of Buffalo and the "Fund for the Faith." Appeal 2022 has currently raised $7,759,477, or 81% of its goal to date.
Elle King to perform at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino on July 8
Mon, May 2nd 2022 10:30 am
Elle King will perform at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino on Friday, July 8 (8 p.m.)
Country music world mourns loss of Naomi Judd
Mon, May 2nd 2022 10:10 am
Entertainment icon Naomi Judd passed away April 30, outside of Nashville. Her husband of 32 years, Larry Strickland, will not be making any further statements. Judd's family requested privacy during this heartbreaking time.
'Big R': Ryan Susice, Scott Kerwin, Dan Schulz, Greenley George earn pole positions at 'Test, Tune, & Time'
Mon, May 2nd 2022 09:50 am
Ryan Susice from Ransomville, and Gary Lindberg from Ridgeway, Ontario, will be sharing the front row for the opening night feature for the Krown Undercoating Modifieds after setting the quick time during "Test, Tune, & Time" at the Ransomville Speedway Friday night.
DEC reminds anglers of special fishing regulations in effect for upcoming fishing seasons
Mon, May 2nd 2022 09:50 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation on Saturday reminded anglers to always consult the fishing regulations guide to ensure they are complying with the seasonal restrictions and waterbody-specific rules before heading out onto the water.
Evan Wright appointed community & academic engagement manager at Castellani Art Museum
Mon, May 2nd 2022 09:50 am
Evan Wright is the new community and academic engagement manager of the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University. Using the CAM's distinguished art collection and unique folk arts program, Wright will design and manage public events and opportunities for various audiences that range from local schools, families, young adults and seniors, along with Niagara University faculty, students and staff.
County DA at 'Coffee with Chris'
Mon, May 2nd 2022 09:45 am
Niagara County District Attorney Brian Seaman will join Niagara County Legislator Chris Voccio at "Coffee with Chris" at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 14.
High oil prices and tight supply lead to higher gas prices
Mon, May 2nd 2022 09:45 am
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $4.19, up 7 cents from last week. One year ago, the price was $2.90. The New York state average is $4.35, up 12 cents from last week. A year ago, the NYS average was $2.95.
KeyBank Regional Sales Executive Gary Quenneville to retire after nearly 40 years in banking
Mon, May 2nd 2022 09:45 am
KeyBank, a Fortune 500 company with Regional Headquarters in Buffalo, announced Regional Sales Executive Gary Quenneville will retire June 1, after nearly 40 years in banking.
Lewiston's The Silo raising the roof on new season
Sun, May 1st 2022 12:00 pm
The Silo Restaurant in Lewiston opened for the 2022 season on Sunday.
Best chicken in 200 years
Sat, Apr 30th 2022 05:10 pm
Volunteers with the Historical Association of Lewiston hosted a drive-thru Chiavetta's chicken barbecue fundraiser on Saturday at the Town of Lewiston Town Hall parking lot. They were joined by elected and local business leaders. Dinners were just about sold-out when these photos were taken.
GI BOE 'Meet the Candidates Night' scheduled for May 10
Sat, Apr 30th 2022 07:00 am
The Grand Island PTA Council will sponsor a "Meet the Candidates Night" for the upcoming Grand Island Central School District trustee election.
Grand Island wins county award for its trail system
Sat, Apr 30th 2022 07:00 am
Grand Island's system of trails, which includes hiking, bicycle and waterways (blueway trails), was honored April 22 with an environmental excellence award presented by the Erie County Environmental Management Council.
Obituary: Diana Marie (nee Clukey) Hoffmeister
Sat, Apr 30th 2022 07:00 am
Diana Marie (nee Clukey) Hoffmeister of Grand Island passed away March 21, 2022.
 

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