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Memorial Medical Center schedules Monday flu shot clinic
Thu, Feb 1st 2018 08:25 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will conduct a flu shot clinic from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5.
New York state reminds snowmobilers to ride safely
Thu, Feb 1st 2018 08:25 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and the Department of Environmental Conservation remind snowmobilers to ride responsibly and exercise caution while enjoying the state's abundant snowmobiling opportunities.
Chris Stapleton announces new 'All-American Road Show' Tour with Marty Stuart & Brent Cobb
Thu, Feb 1st 2018 08:25 pm
Following his three Grammy wins Sunday night, Chris Stapleton announced the 2018 leg on his "All-American Road Show" Tour on Monday morning. He's taking along special guests Marty Stuart and Brent Cobb. Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 9. Stapleton has got a few festival and specialty dates before the trek kicks off June 16 in Brandon, Mississippi.
BPO seeks to raise $30,000 in 30 days for first international tour in 30 years
Thu, Feb 1st 2018 08:25 pm
With less than seven weeks until the Buffalo Philharmonic departs for Poland, a fundraising challenge has been set.
Tenth Avenue North debuts new video for No. 1 Billboard single 'Control'
Thu, Feb 1st 2018 08:25 pm
"What if I told you God doesn't need you, he wants you?" asks Mike Donehey of Tenth Avenue North when talking about the band's No. 1 song "Control." "What if I told you that your loveliness to God doesn't rise and fall with your usefulness to God? God doesn't need us to be successful; he wants us to be surrendered."
Interview: 'Taken' star Jessica Camacho talks 'Go big' Santana
Thu, Feb 1st 2018 01:30 pm
For the third time in Jessica Camacho's career, the actor has been asked to bring new life - and a new character - to an established show. She joined FOX's "Sleepy Hollow" in season three, portraying FBI agent Sophie Foster. More notably, and most recently, she has been a recurring guest star on "The Flash." Camacho arrived in season three as the portal-popping Gypsy: a reluctant hero, metahuman bounty hunter from another dimension, and love interest for Cisco.
HS Hockey: Falcons and Marauders tie in Division 1 clash
Wed, Jan 31st 2018 10:05 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield and St. Joes played the most hyped up hockey game scheduled for Wednesday night, as the No. 6 ranked team in the state faced the No. 9 ranked team in the state, respectively. After 50 minutes of play, though, there was no winner and no loser. The Falcons and Marauders tied, 1-1, Wednesday night at the Hockey Outlet. N-W and St. Joes came in as the second and third place teams in Division, respectively.
Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame is accepting applications for amateur sports development fund
Wed, Jan 31st 2018 05:20 pm
The board of directors of the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame is now accepting applications for funding from its amateur sports development fund. The deadline to submit an application for funding is May 4. Applications can be accessed at the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame website at www.buffalosportshallfame.com.
Collins requests funding for Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study in FY19 budget
Wed, Jan 31st 2018 05:20 pm
Congressman Chris Collins, R-NY-27, and 17 colleagues sent a letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney and Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army (Civil Works) R.D. James requesting sufficient funding for the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study (GLCRS) in the fiscal year 2019 budget. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposed this study to coordinate a strategy across the Great Lakes states to efficiently and effectively manage and protect the Great Lakes coastline.
It's On Us, Biden Foundation open nominations to honor individuals who intervened to stop assault on campus
Wed, Jan 31st 2018 05:20 pm
On Wednesday, It's On Us and the Biden Foundation invited college students from across the nation to nominate fellow peers, athletes, colleagues and students who have intervened when a peer was at risk of being sexually assaulted, called out language that perpetuate rape culture, or made a difference on their campus by educating and engaging their peers to be a part of the solution to end sexual violence.
Buffalo Sabres team up with 'Bald for Bucks,' Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Wed, Jan 31st 2018 01:40 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team will partner with the Bald for Bucks initiative and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center throughout the month of February to raise funds to support critical cancer research and patient-care programs.
Grace VanderWaal releases new official video for 'City Song'
Wed, Jan 31st 2018 01:40 pm
Singer/songwriter Grace VanderWaal has released a new official video for "City Song" - watch HERE. The free-spirited visual was filmed in the East and West Village in New York City, was directed by Brian Petchers, and shows Grace taking in and celebrating all the hustle and bustle of the city.
Girl Scouts launches new series of outdoor adventures for girls to take lead, explore at summer camp
Wed, Jan 31st 2018 01:40 pm
Girl Scout summer camp registration is now open for all girls in grades K-12. Summer camp is a great way for girls to explore leadership, build skills and develop a deep appreciation for nature. Whether for a day, a week, or longer, Girl Scout camp gives girls an opportunity to grow, explore, and have fun in an all-girl environment under the guidance of caring, trained adults.
AAA Western and Central New York announces Four Diamond Hotel winners
Wed, Jan 31st 2018 01:40 pm
AAA Western and Central New York has announced its Four Diamond hotel winners. Two new properties have been added, bringing the total to 19 hotels in the Western and Central New York region that have been awarded the distinction of Four Diamond status.
NYPA, Canal Corp. announce 145 entries received for 'Reimagine the Canals' competition
Wed, Jan 31st 2018 01:40 pm
The New York Power Authority and New York State Canal Corp. announced 145 entries have been received for a $2.5 million competition that seeks the best ideas to enable the state Canal System to become an engine for economic growth and a world-class tourism destination.
Jacobs urges governor not to delay tax credits in budget
Wed, Jan 31st 2018 01:40 pm
In a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo this week, New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs urged the governor to reconsider a budget proposal that would delay the payment of brownfield and historic tax credits until 2021. In Cuomo's current executive budget proposal, all but three of the state's business tax credits would be deferred for the next three years. Some refundable credits would be deferred as long as five years.
Rend Collective's latest brings 'Good News' to multiple Billboard charts, claiming No. 1 spot on Christian & gospel
Wed, Jan 31st 2018 01:40 pm
Irish band Rend Collective released their latest album on Friday, Jan. 19, to critical acclaim. The widely praised "Good News" saw Rend Collective at the top of the charts, earning the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Christian and gospel chart, and No. 5 spot on Billboard's digital albums chart, hitting within the Top 20 on Billboard's top albums chart.
Lewiston-Porter: Peach Queen Jamie Hagerty lends voice to 'One District, One Book'
Wed, Jan 31st 2018 09:10 am
A group of about 80 Lewiston-Porter elementary students received a special surprise Tuesday morning when reigning Peach Queen Jamie Hagerty visited to read the second chapter of "The Mouse and the Motorcycle."
HS Hoops: North Tonawanda second-half run ices Niagara-Wheatfield
Tue, Jan 30th 2018 10:00 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield and North Tonawanda's battle Tuesday night was a tale of two halves. One was strictly defense and another was strictly offense. In the end, the Lumberjacks used a big 30-13 second half run to put the Falcons away, 56-39.
Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh to join NBC Sports' Super Bowl LII coverage as guest analyst
Tue, Jan 30th 2018 05:45 pm
Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh will join NBC Sports' comprehensive coverage of Super Bowl LII as a guest analyst, providing his opinion and insight during pre-game, halftime and postgame.
Super Bowl weekend DWI crackdown
Tue, Jan 30th 2018 03:50 pm
Sheriff James R. Voutour announces Niagara County law enforcement agencies will participate in a special enforcement effort this weekend.
Rick Jeanneret talking bobblehead on sale; proceeds to Buffalo Sabres Foundation & Kevin Guest House
Tue, Jan 30th 2018 03:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced a special edition Rick Jeanneret talking bobblehead presented by John W. Danforth will be available for purchase starting today. All proceeds will benefit the Buffalo Sabres Foundation and Kevin Guest House.
Sabres to host Unyts blood drive at KeyBank Center on Monday
Tue, Jan 30th 2018 03:35 pm
The Buffalo Sabres and Unyts have teamed up to host a community blood drive on Monday, Feb. 5, in the Lexus Club at KeyBank Center. Presenting donors who are willing to "give the gift of life" during this important time of the year will be rewarded with two tickets to an upcoming Buffalo Sabres home game, and have an opportunity to meet Sabretooth and Sabres alumni.
NBC Sports rolls out most comprehensive digital & social consumer engagement campaign ever for Super Bowl
Tue, Jan 30th 2018 03:30 pm
NBC Sports will surround Super Bowl week with its most comprehensive consumer engagement campaign ever to promote the network's coverage of Super Bowl LII between the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots on Sunday, Feb. 4 (6:30 p.m. ET from U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis).
Higgins cites new report as reminder of urgent need for significant national investment in infrastructure
Tue, Jan 30th 2018 03:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins pointed to a new report released this week by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association as the latest reminder of the urgent need for a focus on a substantial federal commitment to infrastructure.
Greg Kihn Band & John Ford Coley at Riviera Theatre
Tue, Jan 30th 2018 01:25 pm
The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center announces The Greg Kihn Band & John Ford Coley on stage at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8.
Family-friendly fun as NU Theatre presents 'Potato People in School Daze'
Tue, Jan 30th 2018 01:25 pm
Audiences of all ages will delight in the comic antics of the "Potato People in School Daze" by the Canadian physical theater company Theatre Beyond Words.
Voccio schedules business roundtable breakfast
Tue, Jan 30th 2018 01:20 pm
Niagara Falls City Councilman Chris Voccio is hosting a breakfast roundtable discussion for business owners, managers and executives to get feedback on how the city can make it easier to do business here, foster business expansion and attract more investment and development.
'SNL' star and Olympics super fan Leslie Jones returns to Games with NBC Sports
Tue, Jan 30th 2018 01:20 pm
"Saturday Night Live" cast member and Olympics super fan Leslie Jones will join NBC Olympics as a contributor on its coverage of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.
AAA WCNY encourages Americans to plan for vacation
Tue, Jan 30th 2018 01:20 pm
Every year, more than half of Americans fail to use all their time off, creating a stockpile of 662 million unused vacation days. AAA, in collaboration with Project: Time Off, knows the most effective remedy for American workers who want to use more vacation days is better planning. Yet only 54 percent of households set aside time to plan the use of their vacation time each year.
From beatboxing flutist to Poland tour send-off, busy 6 weeks of music at Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Tue, Jan 30th 2018 07:00 am
Kleinhans Music Hall will be a busy place in the weeks leading up to the BPO's Poland tour.
Tom Tzetzo to receive 2018 Duffett Award
Tue, Jan 30th 2018 07:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres on Monday announced Tom Tzetzo has been named the recipient of the 2018 J. Michael Duffett Memorial Award, presented each year to the coach or administrator whose contributions to amateur hockey in Western New York "best exemplify the knowledge, teaching, love of the game and gentle humanity of Mike."
Dychtiar to coordinate bariatric services at NFMMC
Tue, Jan 30th 2018 07:00 am
Diane Dychtiar, R.N., has been appointed coordinator of bariatric services at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Ransomville Library Friends used book sale
Tue, Jan 30th 2018 07:00 am
Friends of the Ransomville Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 (with a bag sale from 3-4 p.m.). The event includes used books, videos, CDs, DVDs, and free refreshments.
Rotary Club of Grand Island: Meat raffle March 3
Tue, Jan 30th 2018 07:00 am
The Grand Island Rotary will host a meat raffle to support Growing Readers, a program in the Grand Island Central School District to develop literacy among Grand Island youth.
Girls HS hoops: Benton and Bailey's sharpshooting lead Niagara-Wheatfield past Kenmore East
Mon, Jan 29th 2018 11:20 pm
In basketball they say you live and die by the 3-pointer. Niagara-Wheatfield's girls basketball team didn't necessarily live or die by it Monday night versus Kenmore East, but when they made them, they were in big spots. The Falcons defeated the Kenmore East Bulldogs, 60-50, Monday night at Niagara-Wheatfield. It was the first time the two teams met all season.
Buffalo Sabres: Game-worn jersey auction running until Feb. 11
Mon, Jan 29th 2018 04:50 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Monday announced the team is holding a game-worn jersey auction that will start at 9 p.m. Tuesday. The auction will be held at auction.NHL.com until 9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Buffalo Sabres Foundation.
Grammy-nominated singer Jekalyn Carr to release debut book, "You Will Win!: Inspirational Strategies to Help You Overcome,' & new album, 'One Nation Under God'
Mon, Jan 29th 2018 04:25 pm
Grammy Award-nominee and Stellar Award-winning singer and motivational speaker Jekalyn Carr is already kicking off 2018 with a bang, by announcing two new projects
Zach Williams wins first Grammy Award with debut album, 'Chain Breaker'
Mon, Jan 29th 2018 04:25 pm
Provident Label Group/Sony Music proudly announces Zach Williams received his first Grammy Award during Sunday's 60th Annual Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony in New York. Williams won for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album for "Chain Breaker," his debut album release.
 

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