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Caroline Jones releases stripped-down version of romantic song 'Getting To Me'
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 01:25 pm
To help celebrate Valentine's Day weekend, country/pop songstress Caroline Jones has released a new video of her stripped-down version of her hopelessly romantic song "Getting to Me." The track, which is featured on her recently released sophomore album "Antipodes," is the first song she's written about her now husband, bringing their journey of falling in love to life from the initial spark to whole-heatedly embracing a new outlook on life.
Pat Barrett releases 'Morning By Morning (I Will Trust)'
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 01:15 pm
On Friday, worship leader and songwriter Pat Barrett released a special multitrack single of his song, "Morning By Morning (I Will Trust)," along with the lyric video. This song will also be available for radio adds on Feb. 18. Today's release features the upcoming radio version of the song along with the album and various live performances of the meaningful song.
The Belonging Co announces upcoming album, 'HERE'
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 01:15 pm
The Belonging Co, a quickly growing church based in Nashville, has announced its fourth live album, "HERE," set to release March 25.
Jordan St. Cyr readies for March 4 release of self-titled debut album
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 01:15 pm
Singer/songwriter Jordan St. Cyr continues his busy 2022 with the debut of his self-titled first full-length album, set to release March 4 (BEC Recordings). St. Cyr is also celebrating his current single, "Weary Traveler," hitting No. 1 on radio's AC Indicator Chart for the second week in a row.
Switch is 'Covered,' as it readies 'Better View, Part II'
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 01:15 pm
Following the release of "Letting Go" in January, Switch announces the release of their latest single, "Covered." Both singles will be on the group's upcoming album, "Better View, Part II," releasing March 11.
Niagara Falls to distribute COVID-19 at-home test kits
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 01:15 pm
The City of Niagara Falls will distribute at-home coronavirus test kits at the Niagara Falls Fire Department Administration Building (3115 Walnut Ave.) from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15. There will be a second distribution from 5-8 p.m., while supplies last.
Roberta Flack's 'Bustin' Loose Soundtrack' set for digital release
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 11:55 am
A rare album by musical legend Roberta Flack, "Bustin' Loose" is a "treasure trove of the acclaimed superstar's formidable talents as a producer, composer, arranger and collaborator," her team said. After being out-of-print for decades, the soundtrack to the Richard Pryor movie is being rereleased digitally into the music marketplace by Geffen/UMe today, following Flack celebrating her 85th birthday on Thursday.
Great nephew of WWII Niland brothers' legacy continues service through commission at Officer Candidate School
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 11:35 am
Ensign James Niland III, from Grand Island, a recent graduate of the Navy's Officer Candidate School (OCS), at Officer Training Command Newport (OTCN), is a descendant of the famous Niland brothers: Edward, Preston, Robert "Bob" and Frederick "Fritz" from Tonawanda, New York.
Local leaders encouraged by what 2022 might bring (back)
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 11:00 am
We asked local leaders to weigh in on this topic and share their expectations - and plans - for 2022. This is part two of our series.
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: Learn about DiCamillo Bakery building's history
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 11:00 am
World-renowned DiCamillo Bakery has long been doing business at 535 Center St., Lewiston, a building with a long presence and history.
Lew-Port Community Education opens Feb. 14
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 11:00 am
As we move along into 2022, good things continue to happen throughout the River Region and beyond. We are moving ahead on COVID-19, the masks are off (hopefully for good), and a number of neat things are on the horizon - the approach of spring, the thoughts of nicer weather, and a whole slew of exciting things to look forward to this summer.
Residents request Lewiston board rename roadway 'Sutherland Street'
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 10:55 am
Lewiston lost one of its strongest champions when Bruce Sutherland passed Dec. 27. Three days after the former deputy mayor's death, Tom Deal of Deal Realty suggested a portion of South Sixth be renamed "Sutherland Street." Bruce would often hold court from his house, and he and his wife, Jackie, were popular among neighbors.
DEC announces opening of Western New York segment of statewide birding trail
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 10:30 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos on Thursday announced the grand opening of the Greater Niagara segment of the New York State Birding Trail to highlight what DEC called "the state's world-class and wide-ranging birding opportunities."
Ice at Canalside season extended for NCCC fans
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 10:30 am
Be Our Guest Ltd. will extend the Ice at Canalside, presented by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York, through March 19.
Inspector general reminds New Yorkers how to submit mobile sports wagering complaints ahead of Super Bowl
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 10:20 am
Ahead of this weekend's Super Bowl, New York State Inspector General Lucy Lang reminds New Yorkers of the established recourse for complaints regarding mobile sports wagering, which was recently legalized in New York state.
Batavia Downs announces marketing partnership with Riviera Theatre
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 10:20 am
Officials from Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel on Thursday announced they entered into an agreement with the Riviera Theatre, located in North Tonawanda, whereby both properties will help promote each other's musical events.
Attorney General James warns of 'deceptive' online sports betting companies ahead of Super Bowl
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 10:20 am
New York Attorney General Letitia James issued a consumer alert urging New Yorkers to be aware of "deceptive" online sports betting companies this Super Bowl, which will be the first major sports event that New Yorkers can bet on online.
Catholic Health resumes limited hospital visitation
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 10:20 am
Catholic Health has resumed limited visitation for non-COVID-19 patients. Those individuals in Catholic Health hospitals will be limited to one visitor at a time during reduced hours.
YMCA Buffalo Niagara looks for community help to reach $590,000 annual campaign goal
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 10:20 am
YMCA Buffalo Niagara's 2022 annual campaign began Thursday. Collectively, the association is seeking the community's support to help reach its fundraising goal of $590,000 by April 7.
DiNapoli: Local sales tax collections up 19% in 2021
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 10:20 am
Local government sales tax collections totaling $19.6 billion increased by 19.1%, or $3.1 billion, in 2021 compared to last year, according to a report released this week by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. This was the highest annual increase on record after a historic low in 2020 when local sales tax collections declined by 10%. Annual growth in 2019 was 4.7%.
Obituary: Michael John Williams
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 07:00 am
Mike headed off on his last hunt of the season on Feb. 5, 2022. His trek on this journey will lead him through the beautiful Green Mountains of Vermont where he spent many years hunting, fishing and traveling off the beaten path. He would like his friends and family to know that, when they are enjoying the outdoors, they just might catch a sense of the old man in the woods through the whisper of the wind in the trees, the smell of the leaves underfoot, or the beauty of the hawk quietly circling above.
With Chloe Kim & Nathan Chen, NBC approaches 100th consecutive Olympics night as #1 show in primetime
Thu, Feb 10th 2022 09:30 pm
Highlighted by United States gold medal winners Chloe Kim and Nathan Chen, NBC Olympics once again dominated the night on Wednesday and is on track to finish in the No. 1 spot in primetime for the 100th consecutive Olympics night this Friday.
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Thu, Feb 10th 2022 06:45 pm
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Universal Music Publishing Group acquires Sting's song catalog
Thu, Feb 10th 2022 06:15 pm
On Thursday, Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), Universal Music Group's leading global music publishing division, announced the acquisition of 17-time Grammy Award winner Sting's career catalog of music.
Tears For Fears release new video for 'Break The Man'
Thu, Feb 10th 2022 06:15 pm
On Thursday, iconic British duo Tears For Fears released a music video for "Break The Man," the third single off their anticipated first studio album in 17 years, "The Tipping Point," arriving Feb. 25 via Concord Records.
Jim Gaffigan, Jeff Foxworthy to bring laughs to Fallsview
Thu, Feb 10th 2022 06:15 pm
It's no joke - Jeff Foxworthy is bringing his "The Good Old Days Tour" to Fallsview on April 1. As the largest selling comedy-recording artist in history, the audience will be treated to his trademark humor as he delivers his take on simpler times. Reaching a wide audience, his comedy radio and television channels include "Jeff and Larry's Comedy Roundup," "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader," and "What's It Worth."
BPO's 2022-23 season features star performances, collaborations & diverse musical experiences
Thu, Feb 10th 2022 06:15 pm
On Thursday, Music Director JoAnn Falletta, Principal Pops Conductor John Morris Russell, and the musicians, board and staff of the BPO announced a bold new 2022-23 concert season filled with masters of the classical repertoire, the best of Broadway, Hollywood, and the American songbook, spectacular collaborations, and a resounding celebration of diverse guest artists, conductors and composers.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital upgrades robotic surgery system
Thu, Feb 10th 2022 04:55 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital is taking its surgical program to the next level with the addition of the latest innovation in robotic surgery - the da Vinci Xi surgical system. The $1.5 million Xi model is the hospital's latest clinical investment, providing doctors with the most cutting-edge robotic surgery equipment available today to optimize the most complex surgical cases.
Grand Island Chamber names Tarshus to board
Thu, Feb 10th 2022 04:45 pm
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce announced the appointment of Andrea Tarshus, Esq., founder of Tarshus Law Firm, to its board of directors. She was sworn in during a ceremony on Jan. 24.
Niagara University receives grant to develop disability awareness training for Niagara County probation officers
Thu, Feb 10th 2022 03:00 pm
Niagara University has received a $150,000 grant from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation to develop customized training and individualized coaching for Niagara County Probation Department personnel intended to enhance their ability to address the service needs of their probationers with disabilities and substance use disorder.
NYPA featured on Forbes' list of best employers for 2022
Thu, Feb 10th 2022 02:55 pm
The New York Power Authority marked its fourth year of being featured in Forbes magazine's list of Best Mid-Size Employers by placing in the top 500 companies "liked best" by employees in the 2022 annual ranking. NYPA ranked eighth among employers in the utilities industry.
Family-friendly event to benefit City of Buffalo Animal Shelter
Thu, Feb 10th 2022 02:45 pm
Mayor Byron Brown announced the "Dogs to the Rescue" concert, a benefit for the City of Buffalo Animal Shelter, will take place from 6-7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, at Iron Works, 49 Illinois St.
$230 million in additional food assistance for New Yorkers in February
Thu, Feb 10th 2022 02:45 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced all New Yorkers enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will receive the maximum allowable level of food benefits for February. All households participating in SNAP - including those already at the maximum level of benefits - will receive a supplemental allotment later this month, bringing in roughly $230 million in federal funding into the state's economy.
DEC announces annual 'Buffer in a Bag' program
Thu, Feb 10th 2022 02:40 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the application period for the Trees for Tribs' "Buffer in a Bag" program is open. Qualifying private and public landowners may apply for a free bag of 25 tree and shrub seedlings for planting near streams, rivers or lakes to help stabilize banks, protect water quality, and improve wildlife habitat.
ECDA statement on violence at McKinley High School
Thu, Feb 10th 2022 09:35 am
A statement from Erie County District Attorney John Flynn following a shooting Wednesday at McKinley High School.
It beats counting sheep: Media use before bed can be beneficial
Thu, Feb 10th 2022 07:00 am
Time spent watching television, playing video games or listening to music just prior to going to sleep might not be as bad for you as you think. The relationship between media use and sleep quality is a complicated union, with multiple factors that can either improve or disrupt a good night's rest, according to the results of a new study by a University at Buffalo researcher.
Disney+ limited series 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' debuts on May 25
Wed, Feb 9th 2022 06:10 pm
"Obi-Wan Kenobi," the new Disney+ limited series from Lucasfilm, will debut exclusively on Disney+ May 25. The series stars Ewan McGregor, reprising his role as the iconic Jedi Master. The series also marks the return of Hayden Christensen in the role of Darth Vader.
First woman to assume command of Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station
Wed, Feb 9th 2022 04:25 pm
The 914th Air Refueling Wing will welcome its new wing commander, Col. Lara B. Morrison, during an assumption of command ceremony scheduled at the base on Saturday.
More #VaxForKids events headed to Niagara County
Wed, Feb 9th 2022 04:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday announced 63 new #VaxForKids pop-up vaccination sites to increase vaccination rates among children and adolescents.
'American Idol' returns Feb. 27 on ABC
Wed, Feb 9th 2022 04:05 pm
"American Idol," the iconic series that revolutionized the television landscape by pioneering the music competition genre, returns for a fifth season on ABC and historic 20th season overall.

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