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ABC's 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' returns for sixth season Friday, May 10
Mon, Apr 1st 2019 02:10 pm
It was announced from the stage at WonderCon that "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." will return for its sixth season with a special episode directed by Clark Gregg, Friday, May 10 (8 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.
'Happy Together Tour' returns to Erie County Fair
Mon, Apr 1st 2019 02:10 pm
An ensemble lineup of legendary pop music superstars from the '60s and '70s return to the Erie County Fair's Gusto Grandstand in 2019. The "Happy Together Tour" will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14. Tickets for this star-packed show go on sale at 10 a.m. this Thursday.
Martin Smith drops second single, video for 'Fire's Gonna Fall'
Mon, Apr 1st 2019 02:10 pm
On Friday, Martin Smith, an acclaimed worship artist, songwriter and producer, released his second single, "Fire's Gonna Fall" (Integrity Music), to all digital sales and streaming platforms.
Nick & Vanessa Lachey set to host 2019 Miss USA Competition
Mon, Apr 1st 2019 02:10 pm
The Miss Universe Organization announced Vanessa and Nick Lachey will return to host the 2019 Miss USA Competition taking place inside Grand Sierra Resort and Casino's Grand Theatre, located in Reno Tahoe, on Thursday, May 2 (8 p.m. ET live/PT tape-delayed), on FOX.
That call or text can wait: Driver distraction can last the length of three football fields
Mon, Apr 1st 2019 02:10 pm
Your eyes are on the road and your hands are on the wheel, but are you still distracted?
Ortt, Jacobs, Morinello raise concerns with state budget
Mon, Apr 1st 2019 02:10 pm
Republican New York State Sen. Rob Ortt issued the following statement pertaining to the state budget:
Heastie statement on enacted budget
Mon, Apr 1st 2019 02:10 pm
Democrat New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie released the following statement on Monday, pertaining to the budget:
Heastie: Approved budget includes critical measure to reduce plastic pollution
Mon, Apr 1st 2019 02:10 pm
New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Environmental Conservation Committee Chairman Steve Englebright on Monday announced the state fiscal year 2019-20 budget will protect New York's waterways and the environment by banning plastic carryout bags.
Falcons softball bringing talent, experience to table in '19
Mon, Apr 1st 2019 02:00 pm
Last spring, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons softball team was close to winning its first Section VI title since 2011. The team fell short versus Lancaster but, for the 2019 spring season, the Falcons return a majority of the 2018 roster that guided the team to the finals.
Guess Who's coming back to Artpark? Burton Cummings set to return July 2
Mon, Apr 1st 2019 12:40 pm
Rock legend Burton Cummings and special guest Andre-Philippe Gagnon will perform in the Artpark Amphitheater on July 2 as part of "Tuesdays in the Park presented by M&T Bank." Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.
Reebok customers get 'Laced by Liv' at Fashion Outlets
Mon, Apr 1st 2019 12:00 pm
On Saturday, the Reebok Factory Store welcomed Olivia Luciani, aka Laced by Liv, for a special shoe-design event. The 25-year-old artist creates one-of-a-kind custom artwork for shoes, and hand-paints the footwear.
Join the 'Love Train': Artpark to welcome The O'Jays with special guest Average White Band
Mon, Apr 1st 2019 10:45 am
Legendary soul/R&B group The O'Jays will bring their "The Last Word" Tour with special guest Average White Band to the Artpark Amphitheater on June 18 as part of "Tuesdays in the Park presented by M&T Bank." Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.
PHOTOS: A 'Taste of Jazz' previews Lewiston festival, reveals headliners
Mon, Apr 1st 2019 10:20 am
Brickyard Brewing Company patrons on Sunday got a taste of summer, a taste of barbecue, and a taste of what's to come this summer in Lewiston.
US Army Corps finalizes record of decision for NFSS cleanup
Sat, Mar 30th 2019 07:00 am
The U.S. Army Corps headquarters officials in Washington, D.C., following years of delays, officially signed off on its Alternative 4 record of decision for remediation of the Interim Waste Containment Structure operating plant at the Niagara Falls Storage Site on Pletcher Road.
Viva Nostalgia Radio debuts with Top 40, Lewiston spotlight
Sat, Mar 30th 2019 07:00 am
Roger Passero's Viva Nostalgia store, already home to Lewiston's coolest pop-culture toys, is now home to a radio station playing Top 40 tunes and showcasing Lewiston businesses and events. WVNR - Viva Nostalgia Radio - launched earlier this month at The community station primarily focuses on two things: Music and Lewiston.
2019 Chamber Gala Awards: Youngstown Business of the Year is The Youngstown Galley
Sat, Mar 30th 2019 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce The Youngstown Galley as the 2019 Youngstown Business of the Year.
Grand Island Alumni Association: 3 named Distinguished Alumni
Sat, Mar 30th 2019 07:00 am
Three alumni of Grand Island High School were set to receive Distinguished Alumni Awards at a ceremony on Friday in the Grand Viking Theater of Grand Island High School, 1100 Ransom Road.
GICSD Music Dept. makes Best Communities for Music Education list for 8th straight year
Sat, Mar 30th 2019 07:00 am
For the eighth consecutive year, the Grand Island Central School District Music Department has been selected by the National Association of Making Music Foundation as one of the Best Communities for Music Education in the United States for 2019.
Golden Age Center: 98th birthday celebrated
Sat, Mar 30th 2019 07:00 am
Tuesday at the town's Golden Age Center, members of the center helped Betty Marinell celebrate her 98th birthday.
Spring boating programs at Buffalo Launch Club
Sat, Mar 30th 2019 07:00 am
The Buffalo Launch Club announces two upcoming programs of interest to boaters:
Deals to be found, as Lewiston retailers continue winter programming with 'Shop Hop'
Sat, Mar 30th 2019 07:00 am
The Lewiston Business Group is hosting its third winter event, "Shop Hop," from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 6. The Easter-themed activity follows the successful "Sip. Shop. Eat!" and "Holiday Kick-Off - Lewiston Style" discount shopping days.
PHOTOS: Lewiston's Como Deli on Center Street wildly popular in first month
Fri, Mar 29th 2019 08:25 pm
When the Antonacci and Colucci families opened the Como Deli on Center Street three weeks ago, they expected to be busy.
Dr. Yahya Hashmi named associate chairman of internal medicine at Mount St. Mary's Hospital
Fri, Mar 29th 2019 06:15 pm
Yahya Hashmi, M.D., has been appointed associate chairman of internal medicine at Mount St. Mary's Hospital. The appointment was announced by Thomas Cumbo, M.D., vice president of medical affairs/chief medical officer, and hospital President and CEO Gary C. Tucker.
Newsboys stand 'United' with history-making May 10 set
Fri, Mar 29th 2019 06:15 pm
On the heels of last year's blockbuster Newsboys United reunion tour and the current hit single, "Greatness Of Our God," Christian music supergroup Newsboys is set to unveil their latest FairTrade Services set on May 10.
Darlene Zschech releases new song, 'Forever My King'
Fri, Mar 29th 2019 06:15 pm
Integrity Music has released the new song, "Forever My King," from world-renowned Australian worship leader Darlene Zschech and her New South Wales church, Hope Unlimited (HopeUC). The live-recorded song was captured during the annual HopeUC Worship Gathering last year and features guests Leeland, Dustin Smith and Chardon Lewis. Click here to download or stream the new song.
Riley Clemmons drops new strength-filled power ballad 'Fighting For Me'
Fri, Mar 29th 2019 06:15 pm
19-year-old singer, songwriter Riley Clemmons is unveiling a brand new single, "Fighting For Me," today. "Fighting For Me" is set to hit radio on April 19, serving as a follow-up to her breakthrough hit "Broken Prayers" and "Better For It," which received Radio Disney airplay. The first to know of the new music was her thousands of fans on Instagram.
Literary Arts Café to debut in 2020
Fri, Mar 29th 2019 03:40 pm
After a chance meeting at "Toast & Jam," a group of women came up with a concept of a new event in Lewiston. Planning is in the works for a "Literary Arts Café," to take place on Wednesday evenings in April 2020 at the Lewiston Opera Hall.
Ortt, colleagues call for end to film tax credit
Fri, Mar 29th 2019 03:35 pm
On Thursday, GOP New York State Sen. Rob Ortt called for Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature to remove the Empire State Film Tax Credits from the fiscal year 2020 budget and shift its $420 million cost to fund health, education, direct support and veterans' needs.
Niagara County Youth Bureau accepting applications for summer food service program
Fri, Mar 29th 2019 03:35 pm
The Niagara County Youth Bureau will return as a sponsor for the 2019 summer food service program (SFSP), which ensures children who are economically disadvantaged continue to receive nutritious meals during summer vacation. Meals are comparable to the National School Breakfast and National School Lunch Programs (NSBP and NSLP, respectively) throughout the school year.
Buffalo Sabres recall Olofsson, Tennyson
Thu, Mar 28th 2019 08:50 pm
The Buffalo Sabres recalled forward Victor Olofsson from the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Summer dreaming: Motorists already considering adding at least one road trip if gas prices remain low
Thu, Mar 28th 2019 08:50 pm
Spring fever may be in the air, but American motorists already have summer road trips top of mind. AAA's latest gas price survey found that, if gas prices remain low, 1 in 3 Americans (33 percent) would likely plan another summer road trip, while 27 percent would increase the distance of one - with Generation X more likely to do both than Baby Boomers. AAA expects the national gas price average this spring to reach $2.75, a savings of nearly 20 cents compared to last spring's high of $2.92.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. joins NBC Sports Monster Energy Supercross coverage from Houston
Thu, Mar 28th 2019 02:30 pm
NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. will serve as a guest analyst for NBC Sports' Monster Energy Supercross from NRG Stadium in Houston this Saturday (8 p.m. ET) on NBCSN. Comprehensive live coverage of the event begins at 1 p.m., with practice exclusively streaming on NBC Sports Gold's Supercross Pass.
Kearns to host spring disability awareness event
Thu, Mar 28th 2019 02:30 pm
Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns and the Erie County Office for the Disabled will hold a special Disability Awareness Outreach Day from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Erie County Auto Bureau located in the Eastern Hills Mall, 4545 Transit Road. Persons interested may utilize the Dipson movie theater entrance located at the backside of the mall.
Buffalo Sabres announce 2019 fan appreciation events
Thu, Mar 28th 2019 02:30 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced plans for the team's annual fan appreciation celebration, which will take place during the team's final home and road games of the 2018-19 season.
Castellani Art Museum presents reimagination of previous exhibitions of Amos Sangster, John Pfahl
Thu, Mar 28th 2019 02:30 pm
The Castellani Art Museum will present an exhibition that reflects on the legacy of two artists whose works, spanning two centuries, captured the beauty and grandeur of the Niagara Region. "Lake to Lake: John Pfahl and Amos W. Sangster" will be on display from April 14 through Dec. 20.
Accardo announces county legislature bid
Thu, Mar 28th 2019 01:50 pm
Citing his extensive business experience, financial background, and community advocacy, long-time civic contributor John Accardo has announced his intention to seek the Fifth District seat in the Niagara County Legislature in this year's fall election. The legislative district includes the Town of Niagara, as well as the DeVeaux section of Niagara Falls, and portions of Hyde Park.
Sandra Lane Apartments 'Because We Care' speaker series
Thu, Mar 28th 2019 01:45 pm
Wednesdays in April seniors can come to Sandra Lane Senior Apartments, 705 Sandra Lane, North Tonawanda, for the free "Because We Care" speaker series. Each speaker begins at 1 p.m.
St. Paul Lutheran 'Breakfast with the Bunny'
Thu, Mar 28th 2019 01:45 pm
St. Paul Lutheran Church in North Tonawanda will hold its annual "Breakfast with the Bunny" from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 30. The event will take place at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 453 Old Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda.
Pictures with the Easter Bunny at Dave's Christmas Wonderland
Thu, Mar 28th 2019 01:45 pm
Every Saturday and Sunday until April 20, Dave's Christmas Wonderland at the Fashion Outlets Mall is giving families the chance for their little ones to take a picture with the Easter Bunny. 
Superhero Day at Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum
Thu, Mar 28th 2019 01:45 pm
Calling all superheroes, superheroes in training and sidekicks: visit the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, 180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda, from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 6, for Superhero Day.

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