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2020 Premier to honor Dr. Gerald Gorman, Maryalice Demler
Thu, Sep 26th 2019 05:20 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will honor a longtime physician and a television anchor/reporter for their service to the hospital and the community at the 2020 Premier, Memorial's annual black tie gala.
Ortt honors Ovarian Cancer Project
Thu, Sep 26th 2019 05:20 pm
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt on Thursday recognized the Western New York Ovarian Cancer Project "for its outstanding efforts in raising awareness of the danger that ovarian cancer presents the women of New York."
Bethel Music's Kalley steps into solo spotlight with double-EP debut Oct. 25
Thu, Sep 26th 2019 05:20 pm
Acclaimed Bethel Music worship collective singer/songwriter Kalley is set to step into the solo spotlight with a two-EP debut on Oct. 25. Birthed in the aftermath of last year's California wildfires, the alt-pop/electronic "Faultlines Vol. 1" and "Faultlines Vol. 2" overarchingly reaffirm Kalley's trust in the God who doesn't run from disaster.
UB H.O.M.E. loans now available to part-time university employees
Thu, Sep 26th 2019 05:10 pm
The University at Buffalo, in partnership with West Side Neighborhood Housing Services Inc., is expanding the financial incentive to UB employees considering purchasing homes in neighborhoods surrounding the university's South Campus in Buffalo.
Better Business Bureau Study examines risk to businesses from business email compromise scams
Thu, Sep 26th 2019 05:10 pm
An in-depth investigative study by Better Business Bureau finds business email compromise scams are skyrocketing in frequency and have cost businesses and other organizations more than $3 billion since 2016.
Celine Dion premieres new music video for lead single 'Imperfections' from upcoming album 'Courage'
Thu, Sep 26th 2019 05:05 pm
Global superstar Celine Dion has premiered the new music video for her lead single "Imperfections" today via Sony Music Entertainment Canada/Columbia Records. The Gabriel Coutu-Dumont directed music video is the first official visual released in support of her upcoming album "Courage," which is set to be released on Nov. 15.
9 to be awarded at 2019 Women of Distinction Dinner & Awards Ceremony
Thu, Sep 26th 2019 05:05 pm
Girl Scouts of Western New York will recognize nine honorees at the 2019 Women of Distinction Dinner & Awards Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel Buffalo. More than 430 guests are expected to attend this top women's event of the year.
Downtown cathedral to host 'Pets in the Park' on Oct. 5
Thu, Sep 26th 2019 05:05 pm
St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral, 139 Pearl St., Buffalo, invites the public to the free mini-festival celebrating our animal companions in honor of the Feast of St. Francis. Free kids' activities and treats for all will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon. The Buffalo Animal Shelter will bring adoptable cats and dogs.
Veterans services available in Youngstown
Thu, Sep 26th 2019 04:30 pm
The Village of Youngstown will host a representative from the Niagara County Veterans Service Agency from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9. All veterans and family members are welcome to make an appointment with an accredited representative to discuss benefits, programs, health care and services that may be available as the result of active duty, military or naval service.
The Giving Project launches national campaign with 'Sons of Anarchy' actor Ryan Hurst
Thu, Sep 26th 2019 07:00 am
The Giving Project has a new look and campaign this summer to benefit the Almost Home Animal Rescue, K9 Youth Alliance and the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals). Founder of The Giving Project, Joseph Castle, aims to expand the innovative form of giving on a national level by teaming up with actor Ryan Hurst, who plays Opie on the FX series "Sons of Anarchy" and Beta from AMC's "The Walking Dead." The sweepstakes includes a custom Harley-Davidson motorcycle built by MotorCity Customs and a meet-and-greet with Hurst.
Collins announces $224,975 in federal funding for Neurovascular Diagnostics
Thu, Sep 26th 2019 07:00 am
Congressman Chris Collins announced $224,975 in federal funding for Neurovascular Diagnostics Inc. located in Buffalo. This grant was awarded through the Department of Health and Human Services' National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
St. Francis Guild of Mount St. Mary's Hospital plans 39th annual 'Pink Elephant' auction
Thu, Sep 26th 2019 07:00 am
The St. Francis Guild Auxiliary of Mount St. Mary's Hospital will hold its 39th annual "Pink Elephant" basket raffle and dinner from 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.
First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston presents peace speaker, dinner
Thu, Sep 26th 2019 07:00 am
Thang Van Lian, pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Myanmar, will speak Thursday, Oct. 3, at the First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston, 505 Cayuga St. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m., and the presentation will follow at 6:45 p.m.
Special guests Lil Yachty & Taylor Bennett to join Chance the Rapper on expansive North American 'The Big Tour'
Wed, Sep 25th 2019 05:35 pm
Rap stars Lil Yachty and Taylor Bennett will join Chance the Rapper on his expansive "The Big Tour" across North America. Both artists will open for the Grammy Award-winner on all 2020 dates of the tour.
Niagara County Legislature approves $316,000 for Gratwick Park upgrades
Wed, Sep 25th 2019 05:35 pm
The Niagara County Legislature last week unanimously approved $316,000 to support North Tonawanda's effort to upgrade Gratwick-Riverside Park.
John Stamos & Graham Phillips to make a splash in 'The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live!'
Wed, Sep 25th 2019 05:35 pm
Following his performance as Chef Louis in the Hollywood Bowl production of "The Little Mermaid," two-time Emmy Award-nominated actor and producer John Stamos will reprise his role as the eccentric French cook in "The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live!" airing Tuesday, Nov. 5 (8 p.m. EST), live on ABC.
Buffalo Bills, Independent health renew partnership to improve health & wellbeing of Western New Yorkers
Wed, Sep 25th 2019 05:15 pm
The Buffalo Bills and Independent Health renewed their commitment to team up and tackle the region's health challenges and promote better health and wellbeing for Western New Yorkers.
'Holidays with the Houghs' brings fun sibling revelry to NBC
Wed, Sep 25th 2019 10:40 am
NBC is spending the "Holidays with the Houghs."
Dak Prescott & undefeated Cowboys visit Alvin Kamara & first-place Saints on NBC's 'Sunday Night Football'
Wed, Sep 25th 2019 10:40 am
Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys (3-0) visit Alvin Kamara and the New Orleans Saints (2-1) in a matchup of first-place NFC teams this week on NBC's "Sunday Night Football." Coverage begins at 7 p.m. ET, followed by kickoff at 8:20 p.m. from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.
Niagara Falls Medical Pregnancy Center banquet
Wed, Sep 25th 2019 10:35 am
The Niagara Falls Medical Pregnancy Center, Summit Life Outreach Center, will hold its annual fundraiser at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4. This is the largest and highest-profile event of the year for the nonprofit center, which has been a resource for the Niagara Falls community for over 14 years.
Cuomo: $20 million in Volkswagen settlement, federal funds available to increase number of clean vehicles on New York's roads
Wed, Sep 25th 2019 10:30 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday announced more than $20 million is available for a diesel truck and bus replacement program that will help improve air quality, reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change and promote investment in cleaner fuel technologies, among other benefits.
During Climate Week, Cuomo announces partnerships with Ireland & Denmark to improve power grids, enable more renewable energy sources
Wed, Sep 25th 2019 10:30 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday announced New York is pursuing partnerships with Ireland and Denmark by signing two separate memorandums of understanding that will lead to improved electric infrastructure and the advancement of more renewable energy sources, including offshore wind. The agreements were announced during Climate Week and will advance both New York's nation-leading plan to combat climate change and the governor's "Green New Deal" agenda.
Mum exhibit, special admission offers planned at Botanical Gardens
Wed, Sep 25th 2019 10:10 am
The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens announced its 119th mum exhibit will be held Oct. 5 through Nov. 3. A special" BuffaLove Dollar Day," in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, will take place Oct. 14. Buffalo Philharmonic subscribers receive buy one, get one admission to the Botanical Gardens on Oct. 18 in celebration of conductor JoAnn Falletta's 20th anniversary with the BPO.
Q&A: 'I Can Only Imagine' writer Bart Millard previews MercyMe concert at KeyBank Center
Tue, Sep 24th 2019 04:30 pm
MercyMe frontman Bart Millard's life was the subject of a feature film starring Dennis Quaid. "I Can Only Imagine" is the story of Bart's father, Arthur, changing his life and becoming a better man just before he died of cancer.
PSE launches brand-new My One Buffalo app
Tue, Sep 24th 2019 03:35 pm
The brand-new My One Buffalo app is now available for download in the Apple App Store and Google Play. The new version of the app expands team content with both Bills and Sabres videos, news, stats, scores and the ability to stream live Bills games in-market. The new app allows fans to continue to manage their tickets, find information about New Era Field and KeyBank Center, and sign up for the My One Buffalo membership program that includes exclusive offers and discounts across all Pegula-owned properties in Buffalo.
NYPA trash rack redesign brings efficiencies to Niagara Power Plant
Tue, Sep 24th 2019 03:25 pm
The New York Power Authority is installing 78 new trash racks at the Niagara Power Project's main generating facility in Lewiston.
Original Foreigner members reunite for 40th anniversary celebration of multi-Platinum album 'Double Vision'
Tue, Sep 24th 2019 03:20 pm
With more than 80 million albums sold and 16 Top 30 hits, Foreigner are universally hailed as one of the most popular rock acts in the world. "Foreigner - Double Vision: Then And Now" takes viewers behind the scenes as original band members join Mick Jones and Foreigner's current lineup for the very first time in the band's 40-year history.
Fitz and The Tantrums, 'Dancing with the Stars' booked for Fallsview
Tue, Sep 24th 2019 03:00 pm
Two big shows just announced tour stops at Niagara Fallsview Casino in the new year. "Dancing with the Stars: Live! - 2020 Tour" will heat things up on Jan. 30-31. Then, Fitz and The Tantrums' "All The Feels Winter Tour 2020" will bring retro-indie soul to Fallsview Casino Resort on Feb. 22.
Tom Hanks to receive Cecil B. deMille Award at 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards
Tue, Sep 24th 2019 03:00 pm
Today, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) announced eight-time Golden Globe winner and 15-time nominee Tom Hanks will be honored with the coveted Cecil B. deMille Award at the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards. The highly acclaimed star of such legendary films as "Big," "Forrest Gump," "Saving Private Ryan," "Cast Away," and the upcoming release of "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood" will accept the honor at "Hollywood's Party of the Year" on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, airing live coast-to-coast from 8-11 p.m. ET on NBC.
'20/20' premieres Friday, features first primetime interview with Siegfried & Roy in over a decade
Tue, Sep 24th 2019 03:00 pm
The season 42 premiere of "20/20" features the first primetime interview with Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn in over a decade. The famous duo, known in households across the world as Siegfried & Roy, open up about the infamous career-ending tiger attack that happened 16 years ago and nearly killed Roy; the recent allegations that the accident resulted from Roy's mistake on stage, which the pair denies, saying the tiger was trying to help Roy after he suffered a stroke; and their storied career and the legacy of their Las Vegas residency.
NYS OASAS announces opening of new addiction recovery center in Lockport
Tue, Sep 24th 2019 02:50 pm
The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) today announced the opening of the House of Hope recovery center in Lockport. The center is operated by Save the Michaels of the World and will provide free help and support services for people affected by addiction and their families. The center is being funded in part with $437,500 in federal funding through the State Opioid Response Grant, administered by OASAS.
Buffalo City Mission launches 4th annual youth incentive program 'Mission Possible' food drive challenge
Tue, Sep 24th 2019 02:40 pm
On Tuesday, the Buffalo City Mission kicked off the fourth year of its "Mission Possible" youth incentive program, a communitywide initiative that brings together area schools, church youth groups and other youth programs to engage students of all ages in an exciting, educational and action-orientated food drive challenge.
Need AAA roadside help? Just talk to Google or Alexa
Tue, Sep 24th 2019 02:30 pm
AAA members needing emergency service can now get help just by talking to their digital assistant. A new AAA-developed feature for Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa allows members to forgo the call and make requests for some roadside service needs, such as fuel refills, battery replacements, or flat tire repairs, directly through their digital assistants.
'Dancing with the Stars' has first elimination, announces 'Movie Night'
Tue, Sep 24th 2019 02:30 pm
The 12 celebrity and pro-dancer couples competed a second week with the first elimination of the 2019 season, live, Monday on ABC. For the show's second broadcast, scores from the judges from week one were carried over and combined with judges' scores from week two, which also marked the first weekly live-viewing audience vote of the season. And for the first time in "DWTS" history, a big format change in voting changes everything, which was revealed in the broadcast: head judge Len Goodman, and dancers/choreographers/judges Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba decided which of the two lowest-scoring competitors would be eliminated.
Girl Scouts of Western New York announces its new executive leadership team
Tue, Sep 24th 2019 02:30 pm
Girl Scouts of Western New York (GSWNY) announced a newly formed executive leadership team consisting of nine staff members and including the promotion of five existing staff to serve GSWNY's nine-county jurisdiction.
Girls in Sports Day: Girl power on display at NU
Tue, Sep 24th 2019 02:30 pm
Last Saturday, 68 girls between the ages of 9-12 from 13 schools across Western New York, together with more than 100 women athletes, tried their hand at a variety of sports during Western New York Girls in Sports Day, hosted by Niagara University.
Lewiston Explorers to hold open house
Tue, Sep 24th 2019 02:30 pm
The Lewiston Police Explorers will hold an open house at from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at the Lewiston Police Department, 4059 Creek Road (Lewiston-Porter campus).
The Force is with ABC, as alphabet celebrates 'Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge' during fall premiere week
Mon, Sep 23rd 2019 03:10 pm
In an event of galactic proportions, ABC's primetime series will pay tribute to "Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge" during fall premiere week and beyond. Viewers will be treated to on-air mentions and surprises from the "Star Wars" universe, beginning tomorrow night (Tuesday, Sept. 24) with the award-winning comedy "black-ish" and ending next Monday (Sept. 30) with "Dancing with the Stars."
'Dancing with the Stars - Live Tour 2020' dances its way across America this winter in longest tour to date
Mon, Sep 23rd 2019 02:30 pm
America's favorite ballroom dance show is going back on tour this winter with "Dancing with the Stars - Live Tour 2020." The longest tour to date will kick off Jan. 9 in Richmond, Virginia. The all-new production will feature fan-favorite professional dancers wowing audiences with every type of dance style as seen on ABC's hit show "Dancing with the Stars."