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Buffalo Sabres announce 2018-19 telecast schedule
Fri, Sep 28th 2018 03:25 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the 2018-19 telecast schedule, with 77 games set to air exclusively on MSG, including the team's opening-night matchup against the Boston Bruins on Oc. 4. The remaining five games will be broadcast on NBCSN.
DEC announces Lake Ontario fisheries meetings
Fri, Sep 28th 2018 03:25 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced public meetings on the status of Lake Ontario's alewife population and changes to 2019 trout and salmon stocking. The meetings will be held in Niagara, Oswego and Monroe counties in October.
Dashkoff to speak on cardiac health at Elderwood at Grand Island
Fri, Sep 28th 2018 03:25 pm
Neil Dashkoff, M.D., medical director of the Niagara County cardiac catheterization laboratory at The Heart Center of Niagara, will give a free presentation on cardiac health, Wednesday, Oct. 10, at Elderwood at Grand Island, 2850 Grand Island Blvd. His talk, titled "Prevention, Symptoms and Treatment of a Heart Attack," will begin at 2 p.m.
'God Friended Me' ... and Violett Beane; actress previews new CBS series
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 05:05 pm
Violett Beane has been a superhero on two different Earths, brought heart to Chastain Park Memorial Hospital, and played truth or dare on the big screen. But did you know she also makes a killer vegan nacho cheese sauce?
Tonawanda Aglow International speaker
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 04:50 pm
Tonawanda Aglow International is hosting a public speaker at its monthly breakfast. Dr. Helen E. Ekeh will speak at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Wheatfield Community and Senior Center, 2790 Church Road. The breakfast is $10 and catered by Scirati's.
NT Dept. of Youth, Recreation and Parks accepting pickleball registration
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 04:50 pm
The North Tonawanda Department of Youth, Recreation and Parks is currently accepting registrations for its pickleball program.
Haunted Harbor returns to T-NT
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 04:45 pm
The North Tonawanda Youth, Recreation and Parks Department along with the Gateway Committee is sponsoring its annual Haunted Harbor on Saturday, Oct. 13.
NT Library events
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 04:45 pm
The following is a list of upcoming events at the North Tonawanda Public Library:
United Healthcare cuts ribbon in NT
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 04:40 pm
With the help of City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur Pappas and Director of the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas Cathy Oddo, the duo helped United Healthcare cut the ribbon for a new office at 525 Wheatfield St., Suite 32, North Tonawanda.
Kind, DelBene & Higgins call on USTR to slow pace of NAFTA renegotiations, resolve roadblocks with Canadian dairy market
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 03:50 pm
On Wednesday, U.S. Reps. Ron Kind (WI-03), Suzan DelBene (WA-1) and Brian Higgins (NY-26) called on U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer to slow the pace of North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiations, and take the necessary time to come to a fair agreement with Canada on dairy export pricing.
'A Very Wicked Halloween: Celebrating 15 Years on Broadway' brings witching season to NBC with special musical event
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 03:50 pm
To celebrate "Wicked's" 15th anniversary on Broadway in October, NBC is set to throw a joyous Halloween party for the ages with "A Very Wicked Halloween: Celebrating 15 Years on Broadway," airing Monday, Oct. 29 (10 p.m. ET/PT). This televised concert featuring songs from the blockbuster musical hit "Wicked" will showcase a cavalcade of special guest stars to help celebrate the music and the magic of the show that tells the story of what happened in Oz before Dorothy dropped in.
Locktoberfest celebrations return to canal starting this weekend
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 03:50 pm
This weekend marks the beginning of Locktoberfest celebrations across the state. Sponsored by the New York State Canal Corp., Locktoberfest was launched in 2014 as a way to show activities along the canals are still going strong even when the leaves start to change.
New acoustic/live version of 'Sails,' from Pat Barrett, out now
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 03:50 pm
Bowyer & Bow / Capitol Christian Music Group artist, songwriter and worship leader Pat Barrett debuts a newly recorded acoustic live version of his ballad "Sails." Featuring Amanda Lindsey Cook and Steffany Gretzinger on the new recording, the single is available now in both audio and video formats.
DEC encourages all outdoor enthusiasts to purchase new red trail supporter patch, habitat & access stamps
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 03:50 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the release of the second of three New York State Trail supporter patches.
American Music Awards to honor Aretha Franklin with special tribute
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 03:45 pm
dick clark productions and ABC announced an all-star lineup of soul and gospel legends who will come together to pay homage to the "Queen of Soul," Aretha Franklin, at the 2018 American Music Awards. Gladys Knight, Ledisi, Mary Mary, Donnie McClurkin and CeCe Winans, friends of the late, luminary singer/songwriter, will take the AMAs stage for a moving tribute honoring Franklin's gospel roots and iconic gospel album, "Amazing Grace." Consulting producer for the tribute is the Emmy Award-winning music director, composer and producer Rickey Minor.
Terry Crews named host of NBC's 'America's Got Talent: The Champions'
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 03:45 pm
Terry Crews has been named host of NBC's new "America's Got Talent: The Champions."
Falcons Flashback: Falcons athletics head into homecoming weekend
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 03:45 pm
It's hard to believe the Niagara-Wheatfield athletics season is already through one month. The teams have reached homecoming week, which includes themed days, the always competitive pindodge game, powder puff football and, of course, the Friday night lights football game. With that, here's how the Falcons teams are shaping up heading into homecoming on Saturday.
Aquarium of Niagara receives AZA accreditation
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 03:40 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara has received accreditation from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. This recognizes its commitment to the highest standards in animal care, education, conservation and guest experience.
Muzzleloader course to be given in Wheatfield
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 12:55 pm
Hunting season is almost here and the Firearms Permit Review Board of Wheatfield will give its annual muzzleloader course at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Wheatfield Community Center located behind the Wheatfield Town Hall.
N-W BOE to meet
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 12:55 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education meeting to be held on Oct. 3 will begin at 6 p.m. with an anticipated executive session. The public meeting is anticipated to begin at 7 p.m. The meeting is held in the High School Adult Learning Center, 2292 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
EMS students train in real-life scenario
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 12:50 pm
The EMS students in Sara McCartin's class at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center recently put their skills to the test by running a real-life scenario at the school. 
Savard to be sworn in as NY Builders Association president
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 12:45 pm
On Oct. 5, Kristin L. Savard, PE, will be sworn in as the 2019-2020 New York State Builders Association president. The event will take place at 6 p.m. at the Sheraton Hotel, 300 3rd St., Niagara Falls, and is open to the public.
Town of Wheatfield issues garbage, recycling collection to Modern
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 12:45 pm
On Monday night, the Town of Wheatfield Town Board met for its second regular board meeting of the month. The meeting was rather light with Supervisor Don MacSwan and Town Attorney Matt Brooks not in attendance, but Councilman Larry Helwig sat in for MacSwan to take care of some town business.
N-WCSD 2018 'Falcon Wall of Fame' & 'Athletic Hall of Fame' induction
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 12:45 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District recently announced its Class of 2018 "Falcon Wall of Fame" and "Athletic Hall of Fame" inductees.
Niagara-Wheatfield bringing back Friday Night Lights homecoming game
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 12:30 pm
After playing its very first Friday night home game under the lights last year versus Williamsville North, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons will once again suit up for homecoming at 7 p.m. on Friday versus Kenmore West.
Cuomo announces first biotech venture between US, Cuba to research & develop new cancer treatments
Wed, Sep 26th 2018 11:20 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday announced Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has formed the Innovative Immunotherapy Alliance S.A., the first-ever biotech venture between the U.S. and Cuba.
Higgins announces House approval of 5-year FAA reauthorization
Wed, Sep 26th 2018 07:50 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the House of Representatives approved a five-year reauthorization (H.R. 302) of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Memorial announces 2019 Premier co-chairs
Wed, Sep 26th 2018 05:10 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has named Dr. Sunita Chadha, Sanjay Chadha, Dr. Deepa Sharma and Dr. Sachin Wadhawan co-chairs for the 2019 Premier, the medical center's annual black tie gala.
Erie County Tops locations to host BBB's 'Secure Your ID Day' free paper shredding & identity theft prevention event
Wed, Sep 26th 2018 05:10 pm
BBB of Upstate New York, in partnership with Tops Friendly Markets, Shred-It, AT&T, Greater Baldwinsville, Cheektowaga and West Seneca chambers of commerce will host "Secure Your ID Day" from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 6.
Buffalo Sabres: Opening weekend festivities set for Oct. 4, 6, 8
Wed, Sep 26th 2018 05:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced plans for opening weekend, which will take place during the team's first three home games of the 2018-19 season. The three games will feature a wide variety of activities, giveaways and special events for the whole family. Tickets are still available for all three Sabres games during opening weekend.
Buffalo Olmsted Parks 150th celebration exhibit opens
Wed, Sep 26th 2018 05:05 pm
The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, the first nonprofit organization in the nation to manage and operate an entire urban park system, opened the exhibit "Our Better Nature" in The Buffalo History Museum that celebrates Frederick Law Olmsted's designs in Buffalo.
Walk to End Alzheimer's returns to Lewiston
Wed, Sep 26th 2018 04:55 pm
The Walk to End Alzheimer's, the annual fundraising walk organized by the Alzheimer's Association Western New York Chapter, helps support the programs and services provided at no cost to those living with dementia, their care partners and health care professionals across Niagara County.
Niagara Falls Community Development announces PB 360 vote winners
Wed, Sep 26th 2018 04:50 pm
Voting for year two of the City of Niagara Falls Department of Community Development's participatory budgeting initiative, titled "PB 360," came to a close on Sept. 14.
'Dancing with the Stars: Juniors' ABC announces celebrity cast
Wed, Sep 26th 2018 04:50 pm
"Dancing with the Stars: Juniors" welcomes 12 celebrity kids and professional junior ballroom dancers to the ballroom floor. The youngest cast members ever are sparkling up their wardrobes, breaking in their dancing shoes and readying themselves for what will be an unforgettable journey. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere, Sunday, Oct. 7 (8 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.
Holtschneider named chair of Niagara University's board of trustees
Wed, Sep 26th 2018 04:45 pm
The Rev. Dennis Holtschneider, C.M., has been named chairman of the Niagara University board of trustees. Frank Fiannaca and Karen Howard were named trustees.
UB, HWI and partners awarded $22.5 million to capture biology at atomic level using X-ray lasers
Wed, Sep 26th 2018 04:45 pm
A research consortium led by the University at Buffalo has been awarded $22.5 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to continue its groundbreaking work developing advanced imaging techniques for critical biological processes that are difficult, if not impossible, to see with conventional methods.
Community Missions, NFMMC announce annual Interfaith Community Prayer Service for mental illness recovery & understanding
Wed, Sep 26th 2018 12:00 pm
Community Missions Inc. and Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, a pair of prominent mental health service providers, will again join to host the eighth annual Interfaith Community Prayer Service at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9.
Kearns to host fall disability awareness outreach event
Wed, Sep 26th 2018 07:00 am
Erie County Clerk Michael P. Kearns and the Erie County Office for the Disabled will hold a special disability awareness outreach day from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Erie County Auto Bureau (Eastern Hills Mall, 4545 Transit Road - use the cinema entrance), Clarence.
Fire engine rides, interactive demonstrations to highlight Upper Mountain Fire Co. open house
Wed, Sep 26th 2018 07:00 am
Children of all ages can enjoy an opportunity to see what it's like to be a firefighter on Saturday, Oct. 13, when the Upper Mountain Fire Co. holds an open house for the community during fire prevention week.
Suneel's Light Foundation's 'A Night to Shine' to help discover a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Wed, Sep 26th 2018 07:00 am
Suneel's Light Foundation has announced the "A Night to Shine" charity event, the foundation's annual fundraiser, will take place from 6-9:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at the Hotel @ The Lafayette, 391 Washington St., Buffalo.

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