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Experience the legacy of Disney in 'Disney On Ice presents Find Your Hero'
Tue, Oct 17th 2023 06:40 pm
Get ready to discover the hero inside us all when "Disney On Ice" returns to Buffalo with a new magical adventure for the whole family! Audiences will discover what it truly means to be a hero as Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and friends from around the Disney Kingdom come together to take families on a journey through timeless tales when "Disney On Ice presents Find Your Hero" skates into Buffalo from Jan. 25-28, 2024 at KeyBank Center.
New York Power Authority to host 'Hallow-GREEN Spooktacular' at Niagara Power Vista
Tue, Oct 17th 2023 06:15 pm
The New York Power Authority will hold its annual free "Hollow-GREEN Spooktacular" between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Niagara Power Vista, the visitors center for the Niagara Power Project.
New report unveils groundbreaking opportunities for US health care transformation
Tue, Oct 17th 2023 05:05 pm
"The Future of Health" - a forward-looking report jointly released today by the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo and the Jacobs Institute - heralds massive potential for improving health care in the U.S.
NYS: $12 million in assistance for struggling families with children
Tue, Oct 17th 2023 05:00 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced $12 million in federal funding is being used to provide a one-time family economic support payment to low-income families with children. Administered by the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance, the Pandemic Emergency Assistance Fund will provide households with children aged 17 and under, that receive public assistance, with approximately $100.
Consumer alert: NYS DCP offers fire safety tips during Fire Prevention Month
Tue, Oct 17th 2023 05:00 pm
For this week's "Tuesday's Tips," the New York Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection is providing New Yorkers with fire safety tips. October is Fire Prevention Month, which is a good time for New Yorkers to review and practice fire safety as the coming winter months are the peak time for fire-related incidents.
Higgins, Brown & Ralph Wilson Park Conservancy announce $595,000 for Ralph Wilson Park
Tue, Oct 17th 2023 05:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, and the Ralph Wilson Park Conservancy announced a new commitment of $595,000 to support green infrastructure at Ralph Wilson Park in Buffalo.
May 14th Community Collecting Initiative seeks to collect, document, preserve authentic record
Tue, Oct 17th 2023 05:00 pm
In a joint effort from a coalition of professionals, survivors and the community impacted by the May 14, 2022, massacre, a group is collecting, documenting and preserving "an intentional and authentic record of the horrific event that occurred."
Explore & More reopens with 2 new exhibits for community
Tue, Oct 17th 2023 05:00 pm
The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum will reopen this Wednesday after being temporarily closed for a month. The museum is reopening with two new exhibits for the community to play and learn, and with new hours.
Village of Lewiston sending metal art frames to HPC, Planning boards
Tue, Oct 17th 2023 10:45 am
There is still no consensus on metal art frames following Monday's Village of Lewiston board meeting. Trustees declined to vote on this third part of the "Lewiston Public Art Project" following a nearly 90-minute public comment period.
DEC reminds homeowners & landlords to prioritize home heating safety this fall & winter
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 03:45 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation advises homeowners and landlords to put safety first when preparing for home heating needs this fall and winter.
Hochul: All 532 eligible NYS police agencies receive state certification for officer employment as required by Professional Policing Act of 2021
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 03:45 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced 532 police agencies in New York - 100% of all eligible agencies - have received state certification for compliance as required by the Professional Policing Act of 2021.
More than $8.8M awarded to create 35 units of supportive housing in Niagara & Chenango counties
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 03:45 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced more than $8.8 million has been awarded to two projects in Niagara and Chenango counties that will create 35 units and 76 beds of permanent supportive housing for families and individuals who have experienced homelessness.
Teen Driver Safety Week: AAA says it's never too soon for parents to talk to teen drivers about safety
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 03:45 pm
National Teen Driver Safety Week runs from Oct. 15-21. This is a perfect time for parents to talk with teen drivers about the importance of safety behind the wheel.
Eta Phi Beta Sorority hosts Gloria Chapmon Walk-A-Thon
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 03:00 pm
Eta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. Eastern Region will host the Gloria Chapmon Walk-A-Thon at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls.
Delaware Park's historic grand staircase restored
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 03:00 pm
The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, along with partners, unveiled the newly restored grand staircase in Delaware Park, bringing what organizers called "one of the most historically significant features of Frederick Law Olmsted's park and parkway system back to its original prominence.
'Hawk-tion': Cardinal O'Hara cheers 30 years
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 03:00 pm
"Cheers to 30 Years" is the theme of Cardinal O'Hara High School's 30th "Hawk-tion" gala on Friday, Nov. 3, at Banchetti's by Rizzo in Amherst.
Catholic Health names physician enterprise president & chief medical officer
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 03:00 pm
Catholic Health has named Aaron Kalin, D.O., MBA, D.ABA, CPE, senior vice president and president and chief medical officer of physician enterprise.
Reopening of West Side Bazaar at new, expanded location in Buffalo
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 02:35 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the reopening of the popular West Side Bazaar at its new, expanded location at 1432 Niagara St., Buffalo.
Ryan: Expedited federal rule change will provide free school meals to more New York students
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 02:35 pm
New York State Sen. Sean Ryan is highlighting a federal rule change that will expand the list of New York schools eligible to offer two free meals to all students every day.
DEC, Sea Grant, State Parks announce success of 2-year environmental education project in Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River watershed
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 02:35 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the successful completion of the "Day in the Life" of the Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Watershed project, funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Niagara Falls: Tap & Craft Festival is Saturday
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 02:35 pm
Tap & Craft is back for its second annual festival at the Niagara Falls Convention Center on Saturday, Oct. 21. The event will feature over 40 craft brands, 35 local vendors, and the live music of The Far Trio during the general session.
Tops completes $3.7 million renovations on 2 Niagara Falls locations
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 02:35 pm
Tops Friendly Markets will celebrate the grand reopening of two of its Niagara Falls locations.
Apple TV+ unveils trailer for 'Monarch: Legacy of Monsters' at New York Comic Con
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 10:00 am
At New York Comic Con, Apple TV+ and the creative team behind "Monarch: Legacy of Monsters" unveiled the trailer for the highly anticipated series, and shared a preview of the expansive new series, based on Legendary's "Monsterverse."
Hochul signs legislation allowing for retail sale of beer on Sundays
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 09:50 am
Gov, Kathy Hochul has signed a package of legislation her team said will improve New York's laws related to alcoholic beverages in an effort to expand options for consumers and support New York's small businesses in the alcoholic beverage sector.
WNY health care leaders to talk future of services at forum hosted by HEF
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 09:45 am
Some of Western New York's top health care leaders from organizations such as Kaleida Health, Catholic Health, Independent Health, D'Youville University and Health Catalyst will present and take questions during a half-day forum hosted by the Healthcare Executive Forum of WNY at D'Youville's Health Professions Hub, located at 301 Connecticut St., Buffalo.
DEC: Fall pheasant season opens Oct. 21 in WNY
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 09:45 am
Pheasant hunting season in Western New York opens Saturday, Oct. 21, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced. DEC will release approximately 3,700 adult ring-necked pheasants on Region 9 lands open to public hunting for this fall's pheasant hunting season. Stocked pheasants will be provided by DEC's Reynolds Game Farm in Ithaca.
ASPA Buffalo Niagara Chapter honors local professionals, announces 2023-24 board
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 09:45 am
ASPA Buffalo Niagara Chapter - the local chapter for the American Society for Public Administration - announced recipients of its fourth annual awards program and elected new officers and board members during its recent annual meeting.
Eagle Scout project benefits community
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 07:00 am
Garrett Cassidy recently completed his Eagle Scout project and shared it with the community. He built a bottle and can return station, which was placed at Four Mile Creek State Park on Sept. 30.
WNED PBS to air documentary on early civil rights movement
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 07:00 am
"The Niagara Movement: The Early Battle for Civil Rights," a powerful hour-long documentary by WNED PBS, delves deep into a national crusade that forged the civil rights landscape for the 20th century and beyond.
New 'Lewiston Public Art Project' proposal calls for metal frames in Academy Park, not on Center Street
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 06:00 am
As the Village of Lewiston Board prepares to meet Monday night to discuss the "Lewiston Public Art Project" with the Historic Preservation and Planning commissions, trustees have a new proposal to consider.
Town of Lewiston to host 'Trunk or Treat'
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 05:55 am
The Town of Lewiston Recreation Department will present its second annual "Trunk or Treat" from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct 28, at Kiwanis Park.
Gabby Barrett honors authentic country men in 'Cowboy Back'
Sat, Oct 14th 2023 11:30 am
Warner Music Nashville multi-Platinum star Gabby Barrett recognizes men of true quality with her new track "Cowboy Back," celebrating stand-up guys with strong values and a rock-solid heart. Available across all streaming platforms and digital retailers, the stars-in-her-eyes anthem was written by Barrett with Jon Nite and Jesse Frasure, and once again finds the hitmaker championing classic romance.
'Christmas at the Opry' announces performer lineup for star-studded country music special set for Dec. 7 on NBC
Sat, Oct 14th 2023 11:30 am
NBC will spread the holiday cheer on Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT with "Christmas at the Opry," featuring an all-star lineup of country music stars set to take the Grand Ole Opry House stage for an unforgettable night of music and merriment.
Grand Island Board of Education discusses issues related to shifting to a fleet of electric vehicles
Sat, Oct 14th 2023 07:00 am
New York state's requirement that all school districts shift to a fully electric fleet of vehicles by 2035 was described as an underfunded mandate at the Grand Island Board of Education's meeting on Tuesday at Sidway Elementary School.
From South Korea to Grand Island: A spiritual journey for David Joon Kyung Chi
Sat, Oct 14th 2023 07:00 am
The Bible Presbyterian Church has a new assistant pastor, but he is already well known to the congregation.
Obituary: Marylyn J. Alaimo
Sat, Oct 14th 2023 07:00 am
Marilyn J. Alaimo, 87, formerly of Niagara Falls, passed away peacefully on Oct. 3, 2023, at home with her family on Grand Island, under the care of Hospice Buffalo. Born in Niagara Falls, she was the daughter of the late Catherine (Riggi) Scapucci.
Starbucks is coming to Grand Island
Sat, Oct 14th 2023 07:00 am
There's a new buzz in town, now that construction is underway for a Starbucks coffee shop with drive-thru at the Tops Plaza at 2160 Grand Island Blvd.
Ringo Starr will 'Rewind Forward' with new EP
Fri, Oct 13th 2023 10:55 pm
Today, Ringo Starr's fourth EP, "Rewind Forward," is released worldwide on digital, CD and 10-inch vinyl and available for streaming everywhere.
'Jesus Music,' the new album from CAIN, is out now
Fri, Oct 13th 2023 10:55 pm
The new album from the award-winning sibling trio CAIN is out now. Aptly titled "Jesus Music" (Provident Entertainment/Sony Music), the 11-song project is true to their unique sound and musical spirit, and a tribute to the Jesus music that has come before them.
The Cranberries release remastered deluxe edition of 'To The Faithful Departed'
Fri, Oct 13th 2023 10:55 pm
Today, The Cranberries' monumental third album, "To The Faithful Departed," is reissued as a deluxe edition on vinyl and CD via Island/UMe. Originally released on April 30, 1996, the album yielded four singles including the U.S. No. 1 modern rock single "Salvation."

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