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Niagara Wheatfield High School third quarter honors
Tue, May 25th 2021 09:35 am
Niagara Wheatfield High School recently announced its third marking period high honor, honor and merit rolls.
'Swim For Sight' takes plunge in Olcott
Mon, May 24th 2021 07:05 pm
The 52nd Olcott Lions "Polar Bear Swim For Sight" was staged Sunday at Olcott Beach.
America has voted and the newest 'American Idol' is ... Chayce Beckham
Mon, May 24th 2021 06:40 pm
Chayce Beckham was announced as the next "American Idol" during Sunday night's live, coast-to-coast grand finale event on ABC.
Second Generation Theatre presents 'Songs For A New World': A digital musical filmed throughout Buffalo
Mon, May 24th 2021 06:40 pm
Second Generation Theatre (SGT) presents the company's first full digital production, the Jason Robert Brown musical, "Songs For A New World," on demand this June. This unique production highlights four of Buffalo's finest performers and over 12 locations.
Rudolph, Tuttle, Israel, Mancuso & Junkin win at Ransomville
Mon, May 24th 2021 06:40 pm
"The Firestarter" Erick Rudolph is two-for-two on the season as the third-generation driver from Ransomville won the 30-lap feature for the Krown Undercoating Modifieds, as SANY New York presented the racing action at Ransomville Speedway Friday night.
The Oak Ridge Boys 'Swing Down Chariot'
Mon, May 24th 2021 06:35 pm
Grammy Award-winning Country Music Hall of Fame members The Oak Ridge Boys set the scene for summer afternoons with the release of their new single, "Swing Down Chariot',' from their upcoming new album "Front Porch Singin' " (Lightning Rod/Thirty Tigers).
AAA Insurance boating safety tips
Mon, May 24th 2021 06:35 pm
National Safe Boating Week runs May 22-28, 2021, and with the recent heat wave, many Western and Central New Yorkers are looking to hit area waterways. AAA Western and Central New York urges safety on the water. Just like driving a car, operating a boat is a big responsibility and should be done with the utmost caution.
How to reduce COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy? UB experts weigh in
Mon, May 24th 2021 06:05 pm
Widespread vaccine distribution in the United States has been among the country's most successful public health programs, according to David Herzberg, a professor of history in the University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences. And though these programs have nearly wiped out many viruses responsible for causing virulent diseases, Herzberg says vaccine concerns and hesitancy, especially as they relate to COVID-19, are not new. They have been around as long as there have been vaccines.
New York State announces new online resources to combat human trafficking, raise awareness
Mon, May 24th 2021 06:00 pm
The state Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) and state Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) announced a pair of online resources aimed at facilitating human trafficking referrals to New York state. These resources include a new digital handbook to assist service providers and victim advocates with making human trafficking referrals, and an e-reporting system that allows them and law enforcement to submit these referrals electronically.
Cuomo: Flags to half-staff & state landmarks lit in honor of COVID-19 essential workers
Mon, May 24th 2021 05:55 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday directed flags on state government buildings to be flown at half-staff and state landmarks to be lit red, white and blue on Sunday, May 30, to honor the essential workers who lost their lives due to COVID-19.
Niagara County conducting survey on rural transportation program
Mon, May 24th 2021 05:50 pm
The Niagara County Department of Public Works is conducting an online survey related to the county's rural transportation program in an effort to evaluate riders' needs, potentially develop new routes and look for ways to increase usage. The survey is currently available at:
Cuomo: All New York schools to reopen in September; announces new vaccination perks
Mon, May 24th 2021 05:50 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced that, based on current COVID-19 trajectory, all New York state schools will reopen for full in-person learning for the 2021-22 school year beginning in September.
Niagara Wine Trail hosting wine & cheese event
Mon, May 24th 2021 05:50 pm
The Niagara Wine Trail members announced the return of a wine and cheese event. Wineries will feature a different cheese paired with a special wine from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, June 5, and noon until 5 p.m. Sunday, June 6. Tickets are $30 per person per day and include the cheese sample and three tastes of wine at each participating winery.
National Fuel Gas Co. Foundation announces $140,000 in grants to community nonprofits
Mon, May 24th 2021 05:50 pm
The board of directors of the National Fuel Gas Co. Foundation, the charitable giving arm of National Fuel Gas Co. funded entirely by shareholders, recently held its quarterly meeting and approved grants totaling $140,000.
$1.6 million awarded to Village of Wilson to elevate pier
Mon, May 24th 2021 05:50 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced the start of construction of a $1.6 million resiliency project, awarded to the Village of Wilson through the Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative.
Restaino announces paving & roadwork schedule for City of Niagara Falls
Mon, May 24th 2021 05:50 pm
On Monday, at 91st Street Park in Niagara Falls, Mayor Robert Restaino announced the paving and roadwork schedule:
DEC announces opening of 2021 muskellunge fishing seasons
Mon, May 24th 2021 05:50 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the fishing season for muskellunge, also known as "muskie" or "musky," starts in most state waters later this week. The season for New York's largest freshwater sportfish begins Saturday in inland waters and on Saturday, June 19, in Great Lakes waters, which include Lake Erie, upper Niagara River, lower Niagara River, Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River.
Town Board closes in on Solar Law amendments
Mon, May 24th 2021 02:25 pm
The Town Board on Monday set in motion plans to finalize amendments to its 2017 solar law through a series of special workshop meetings scheduled for June. The goal is to hold a public hearing, then vote on the amended law at its regular July 19 Town Board meeting.
Free food drive-thru at Trinity Church
Mon, May 24th 2021 02:10 pm
Trinity Church will continue hosting a free drive-thru food give-a-way on the last Sunday of the month. The next one is set for 11 a.m. to noon Sunday, May 30, at 2100 Whitehaven Road (white building).
Pop-up beer sale aids in historic preservation at Buffalo History Museum
Mon, May 24th 2021 02:05 pm
Buffalo Brewing Co. and The Buffalo History Museum announced the signature 1862 Cream Ale beer will once again be available to purchase, for a limited time, in canned form to be enjoyed at home.
Niagara Falls: Short road closure scheduled for Welch Avenue beginning Wednesday, May 26
Mon, May 24th 2021 02:05 pm
Beginning at 6 a.m. Wednesday, May 26, a portion of Welch Avenue in Niagara Falls will be closed. The closure will be from 24th Street through 2246 Welch Ave. It is due to repairs being made at the National Grid station located at this site.
Dunkin' provides gift cards to Erie County Department of Health COVID-19 vaccination program
Mon, May 24th 2021 02:05 pm
Erie County and the Erie County Department of Health announced Dunkin' will provide 2,000 gift cards (valued at $5 each) for distribution at county-run COVID-19 vaccine clinics starting Tuesday, May 25. These cards will be given to youth ages 12 and older as they complete the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, with a second dose at ECDOH clinics.
The K-LOVE Fan Awards announce powerhouse lineup of performers & presenters
Mon, May 24th 2021 02:05 pm
The K-LOVE Fan Awards have announced a powerhouse lineup of performers and presenters. Nashville's iconic Grand Ole Opry House will host the only fan-voted awards show in Christian music, hosted this year by five-time Grammy nominee Matthew West. The show, sponsored by Coca-Cola Consolidated, will air on TBN Friday, June 4 (8 and 10 p.m. EST).
Town of Niagara announces return of 'Music Mania Mondays'
Mon, May 24th 2021 12:45 pm
On Monday, Town of Niagara Supervisor Lee Wallace said, "It is with great pleasure and anticipation that the Town of Niagara is pleased to announce the return of our 'Music Mania Mondays' concert series."
New sponsor for Iroquois Market at Lewiston Art Festival
Mon, May 24th 2021 07:00 am
Thanks to the generous sponsorship of AMD Environmental Consultants Inc., the Hennepin Park Gazebo area will once again be transformed into an Iroquois Market during the Lewiston Art Festival on Aug. 14-15.
'Seasons of Buffalo Baseball 1857-2020' virtual event highlights history-making Major League Baseball decision
Sat, May 22nd 2021 09:25 am
At 7 p.m. Monday, May 24, Michael J. Billoni and James Overfield, publisher and editor of "The Seasons of Buffalo Baseball 1857-2020," will present a virtual event inspired by the December 2020 Major League Baseball decision to officially recognize the Negro League clubs as MLB teams — 100 years after their creation. "Talking Baseball Part II: "Breaking Baseball's Color Barrier," will be a free virtual event broadcast from Dave & Adams Card World.
Casey's Cabana opening for season
Sat, May 22nd 2021 09:15 am
Casey's Cabana, Grand Island's student-founded and -operated riverfront summer restaurant, opens for its fourth season Saturday. It will continue from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day throughout the summer
Handmade wooden clock fundraiser for DeGlopper Memorial
Sat, May 22nd 2021 09:10 am
Chuck Berlinger Jr., a lifelong Grand Island resident, is concerned the DeGlopper Memorial Expansion Committee will not achieve its financial goal to complete the site at the corners of Grand Island Boulevard and Baseline Road.
Southpointe reaches detail plan review
Sat, May 22nd 2021 09:10 am
The long-planned Southpointe development plan is back on the table for Town Board review more than 20 years after it was first proposed as a Planned Development District (PDD) at the south end of Grand Island.
Cyclists embark on cross-state ride to raise awareness for National Missing Children's Day
Fri, May 21st 2021 03:00 pm
This upcoming week, a group of volunteer bicyclists from across New York will set off on a 350-mile, cross-state journey to raise awareness and support for the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and National Missing Children's Day, on May 25. The four-day ride will also serve as a pre-event to NCMEC's "Miles for Hope," a monthlong awareness and fundraising mission to benefit NCMEC taking place later this fall.
Niagara Academy senior on fast track to success
Fri, May 21st 2021 03:00 pm
Joslyn Pinson, a Lewiston-Porter senior, says coming to the Niagara Academy to finish her academic studies is one of the best decisions she made. She not only has a place where she can excel at her studies, but to shine as an individual and part of a team.
Billie Eilish 'Happier Than Ever Tour' is coming to Buffalo's KeyBank Center
Fri, May 21st 2021 12:45 pm
Following the release of her latest single, "Your Power," and ahead of the July 30 release of her forthcoming album "Happier Than Ever," Darkroom/Interscope Records artist Billie Eilish announced the first leg of her "Happier Than Ever, The World Tour," set to commence in February 2022.
Motown/UMe celebrate 50th anniversary of Marvin Gaye's 'What's Going On' with multiple releases
Fri, May 21st 2021 12:45 pm
With his brother, Frankie, back from Vietnam and struggling to find a job; the Earth showing signs of ecological distress; police brutality at a protest in Berkeley, and a boiling point of inequality in black urban neighborhoods, Marvin Gaye wrote a poignant plea that we might organize to address these often-overlooked issues.
Danny Gokey releases new single from upcoming new album
Fri, May 21st 2021 12:40 pm
Three-time Grammy Award nominee, three-time KLOVE Male Vocalist of the Year and Dove Award-winner Danny Gokey has released a new song, "Stand In Faith," from his upcoming album. The new, anthemic song is available here and the lyric video debuted today here. Gokey will release a new, full-length studio album on Aug. 20.
UB: Every 'variant of concern' has now been detected in Erie County - but US vaccines provide protection
Fri, May 21st 2021 12:40 pm
Locally and nationwide, the number of COVID-19 cases is plummeting and the predominant message seems to be that the worst of the pandemic may be behind us.
Say hello to Khari & Zahra: Buffalo Zoo's lion cubs make public debut
Fri, May 21st 2021 12:35 pm
The Buffalo Zoo's two African lion cubs - born to Lusaka and Tiberius on March 7 - finally have names. Members of the Buffalo Zoo community selected Khari for the boy and Zahra for the girl via an online poll. Both cubs and mother Lusaka were set to make their public debut Thursday.
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Visitors Center of the Tonawandas opens in Gateway Harbor Park
Fri, May 21st 2021 10:50 am
On May 15, the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas, the Gateway Cities Promotions committee and city officials from both Tonawanda and North Tonawanda took part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the new Visitors Center of the Tonawandas located in Gateway Harbor Park.
Wheatfield Town Board honors Niagara County legislators
Fri, May 21st 2021 10:45 am
On Monday, the Wheatfield Town Board honored members of the Niagara County Legislature for the services they have provided the county/town, particularly since the pandemic began. 2nd District Legislator Rebecca Wydysh, 10th District Legislator David Godfrey and 7th District Legislator Jesse Gooch were issued signed proclamations to commemorate their dedication to the area.

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