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Worship leader Lindy Conant-Cofer makes emboldened return with Lindy & The Circuit Riders
Fri, Feb 1st 2019 06:00 pm
Lindy & The Circuit Riders, helmed by worship leader Lindy Conant-Cofer, unveils their latest, "Driven By Love," set to release Feb. 22 with Heritage Music, an imprint of Bethel Music. The powerful 15-track collection sees Conant-Cofer alongside the Circuit Riders empowering the next generation of believers to cultivate a culture of action.
Buffalo Sabres team up with Bald For Bucks, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Fri, Feb 1st 2019 06:00 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.
NYS Homes and Community Renewal announces $1.3 million to improve homes & expand homeownership for 50 households throughout WNY
Fri, Feb 1st 2019 06:00 pm
New York State Homes and Community Renewal Commissioner RuthAnne Visnauskas announced a total of $1.3 million will assist 50 households throughout Western New York. The funding is part of $28 million awarded to nonprofit organizations and municipalities that will support 929 households in rehabilitating and improving existing homes, increasing their access to affordable homes, and provide down payment assistance to help families achieve the dream of homeownership.
DEC invites public comments on proposed 2020 regulations for Great Lakes fishing
Fri, Feb 1st 2019 06:00 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is seeking angler feedback on proposed fishing regulation changes for New York's Great Lakes. The proposed changes are designed to safeguard and expand certain fish populations while also enhancing anglers' continued enjoyment of one of the state's premier fisheries. The majority of the proposals are a direct result of DEC's work with anglers during the past year to identify desired outcomes for Lake Ontario's fishery.
Lewiston-Porter Central School District receives stem grant, tech donation
Fri, Feb 1st 2019 05:55 pm
The Lewiston-Porter Central School District has received a $990 STEM grant from the Toshiba America Foundation. Funds will support the Intermediate Education Center STEM program. In particular, monies will be used to purchase Ozobot robots to assist in teaching elementary students how to write code. This will provide students with opportunities to be creative thinkers and engage in higher level technology projects.
Service set for Youngstown Rev. Charles Lamb
Fri, Feb 1st 2019 05:00 pm
Rev. Dr. Charles F. Lamb entered into rest on Wednesday Jan. 23, 2019, at the Niagara Hospice House Lockport.
Stella Niagara open house rescheduled
Fri, Feb 1st 2019 05:00 pm
Due to inclement weather, Stella Niagara Education Park has rescheduled its open house to Wednesday, Feb. 13. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., prospective parents are invited to come and see the advantages of a Stella Niagara education. Parents and prospective students will be able to see classes in session and tour the school facilities.
Viral sensations The Singing Contractors debut 'Working on a Building, Hymns & Gospel Classics' to critical acclaim
Fri, Feb 1st 2019 04:15 pm
The Singing Contractors released their highly anticipated "Working on a Building, Hymns & Gospel Classics" with Gaither Music Group today to critical acclaim.
Passion's 'Follow You Anywhere' hits shelves
Fri, Feb 1st 2019 04:15 pm
Passion's latest album, "Follow You Anywhere," is available in physical retailers today. The 10-track collection garnered 2.6 million streams within the first week of its digital release, setting a new record for both Passion and sixstepsrecords.
Stars of Disney Channel's Original Movie 'Kim Possible' brave polar vortex
Fri, Feb 1st 2019 04:00 pm
Despite dramatic, record-low temperatures, the stars of the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie "Kim Possible" - Sadie Stanley ("Kim Possible"), Sean Giambrone ("Rob Stoppable"), Ciara Riley Wilson ("Athena"), Todd Stashwick ("Drakken") and Taylor Ortega ("Shego") - are all about the comedy and adventure during publicity appearances Thursday, including meeting kids and families at the flagship Disney Store in Times Square.
JJ Heller unveils brand-new song inspired by singer/songwriter's real-life love story
Fri, Feb 1st 2019 02:35 pm
Songstress JJ Heller released a brand-new single, "It'll Be Alright," available today. Inspired by her own relationship with her husband of 15 years, Dave Heller, the song describes the richness experienced in lasting relationship versus the temporary affection often chased in popular movies and music of today. To listen to "It'll Be Alright," click HERE.
UB Libraries builds 24-foot exhibit wall to remember history of civil rights activism on campus
Fri, Feb 1st 2019 02:25 pm
Long before the Distinguished Speaker Series, the University at Buffalo was a destination for powerful figures in the civil rights and political movements of the 1960s-70s, hosting influential guests who ranged from Malcolm X to Muhammad Ali.
Super Bowl Sunday: Tips for getting home safely
Fri, Feb 1st 2019 02:25 pm
The big game is Sunday and no matter what team you're rooting for, AAA Western and Central New York wants to remind drivers to have a plan in place to get home safely after a night of festivities.
Siberian huskies to visit Niagara Falls State Park this weekend
Fri, Feb 1st 2019 02:25 pm
After a week of subzero temperatures and too much snow, get out of the house and come meet the dogs of the Siberian Husky Club of WNY. From 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday, they'll visit Niagara Falls State Park's Goat Island, outside of the Cave of the Winds "The World Changed Here" Pavilion.
Belter named St. Bonaventure lacrosse captain
Fri, Feb 1st 2019 12:05 pm
Last week, the St. Bonaventure mens lacrosse team named its six captains. One of the six is freshman and Niagara-Wheatfield High School alumnus Zack Belter.
NIMAC seeking applicants for Merrell Lane Scholarship
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 03:25 pm
The Niagara Military Affairs Council has established a scholarship named in honor of Merrell Lane, long-time chairman and co-founder of NIMAC. The annual scholarship will be awarded to enlisted members assigned to the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station who are in pursuit of an aviation-related career. 
Intandem hosting open interviews across Niagara County
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 03:20 pm
Intandem will hold open interviews to educate potential employees of available job opportunities working with individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities at locations throughout Niagara County.
N-W cheerleading wins Division 1 large schools at NFL tournament
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 03:15 pm
Last weekend, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons junior varsity and varsity cheerleaders won the Division 1 large schools portion of the Niagara Frontier League Tournament.
Falcons wrestling honors seniors
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 03:10 pm
Last Wednesday, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons wrestling team honored its nine seniors prior to its match versus Ken-Ton.
Kevyn Adams named Harborcenter general manager
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 02:50 pm
Pegula Sports & Entertainment President and CEO Kim Pegula on Thursday announced Kevyn Adams was elevated to the role of general manager of Harborcenter. Adams will now oversee all aspects of Harborcenter's day-to-day operation, while continuing his responsibilities as director of the Academy of Hockey and president of the Buffalo Jr. Sabres youth hockey organization.
BOCES students help NT Middle School students explore careers
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 01:30 pm
North Tonawanda Middle School Principal Greg Burgess said he is pleased how the Career Fair at the school went on Jan. 24.
O/N BOCES students shine at Auto Collision Competition
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 01:25 pm
Students in Paul Magyar's auto body program at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center had a chance to show off their skills at the third annual Western New York Auto Collision Competition. 
Strong elected to NYS AHPERD Board of Directors
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 01:15 pm
The New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance has announced the election of Niagara County Community College instructor John Strong as the Executive Council secretary for 2019-20. 
Pecoraro to run for alderman-at-large seat on NT Common Council
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 01:10 pm
Current city Alderman-at-Large Robert Pecoraro announced Monday that he will seek his second full term on the North Tonawanda Common Council.
Pappas' hosting 9th annual Snowflake Ball
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 01:00 pm
City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas and his wife Linda announced the upcoming ninth annual Mayor's Charity Snowflake Ball to be held on Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Knights of Columbus located at 755 Erie Ave., North Tonawanda. 
College Information Night at N-WHS
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 12:55 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield, Starpoint and Lewiston-Porter schools are hosting a College Information Night for college-bound sophomores and juniors from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, in the Niagara-Wheatfield High School auditorium.
Siegmann seeking re-election for Town of Wheatfield highway superintendent
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 12:50 pm
Paul Siegmann is seeking the support of residents to continue as Town of Wheatfield highway superintendent for a second term. 
West Street K-Kids giving continues
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 12:45 pm
The K-Kids of West Street Elementary School culminated 2018 with the giving spirit. The K-Kids got the entire West Street student body involved by collecting food for Thanksgiving dinners for the area families in need.
MacSwan responds to cut in AIM funds from governor
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 12:40 pm
On Monday, the Town of Wheatfield Town Board held its second regular session of January. Valuable information was announced from the recent formation of an emergency services department, an update from Councilman Larry Helwig and Tim Zuber of Wendel Engineers regarding the Niagara River Greenway trail, and a response from Supervisor Don MacSwan to Gov. Andrew Cuomo on the cuts in Aid and Incentives to Municipalities.
DEC releases New York state hunting safety statistics for 2018
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 12:25 pm
The 2018 hunting seasons in New York tallied the lowest number of recorded hunting-related shooting incidents (HRSIs) - and tied the 2016 mark (13) as the safest on record, Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced.
Higgins joins Larson to announce reintroduction of Social Security 2100 Act
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 12:20 pm
Democrat Congressman Brian Higgins joined his Connecticut counterpart Congressman John Larson at a press conference on Wednesday to announce the reintroduction of the Social Security 2100 Act. More than 200 members have already signed on as cosponsors of the bill.
Books for Barker
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 12:20 pm
At the request of Newfane librarian Kris DeGlopper Bank, the proceeds from the annual book sale at The Winery at Marjim Manor will be donated to the Barker Free Library.
Muy Bueno! El Cubilete seeing success at new location
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 12:20 pm
People are always looking for the best that is offered to them, and if you're looking for authentic Mexican cuisine, look no further than El Cubilete, 2050 Cayuga Drive Ext., on the corner, off Williams Road.
Niagara County travel advisory lifted
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 11:05 am
The travel advisory for all of Niagara County, which was issued on Tuesday by the Niagara County Sheriff's Office and the Niagara County Emergency Management Office, is now being lifted.
'Mental Samurai' to debut following season 7 premiere of 'MasterChef Junior'
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 11:05 am
"Mental Samurai," a new competition series that pushes every aspect of human intelligence and mental agility, debuts Tuesday, March 5 (9 p.m. ET/PT), on FOX. Hosted and produced by Rob Lowe, from A. Smith & Co. Productions, Warner Horizon Unscripted & Alternative Television and Apploff Entertainment, the show is the first-ever obstacle course ... for the mind.
Power Authority board approves economic development incentives to create jobs in Western New York
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 11:05 am
The New York Power Authority board of trustees has approved hydropower and funding incentives to 3M Company in Erie County and North Country Dairy and Criscitello & Criscitello in St. Lawrence County, to create 40 jobs and generate more than $17 million in capital investments.
Grammys: Recording Academy honors Diana Ross, her landmark career and contributions to music, with special 75th 'Diamond Diana' birthday performance
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 11:05 am
The Recording Academy has announced a very special performance by Diana Ross during this year's 61st Annual Grammy Awards. In what promises to be an unforgettable Grammy moment, the Recording Academy will honor the icon and celebrate the rich history of her greatest musical accomplishments.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York announces 3rd annual 'Rock Your Socks' photo contest
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 08:55 am
On Wednesday, Feb. 14, Ronald McDonald Charities of Western New York is launching its third annual "Rock Your Socks" photo contest - red and white striped socks, that is - to raise awareness and support for the Buffalo Ronald McDonald House.
Alfiero Family Charitable Foundation announces $1 million commitment to Buffalo City Mission
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 08:55 am
The Alfiero Family Charitable Foundation has announced a $1 million commitment to support construction for the new Buffalo City Mission Community Center at 100 E. Tupper St. The venue will be named the Alfiero Family Center of Hope and Promise.
NYSEG offers safety tips for extreme cold
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 08:30 am
NYSEG, a subsidiary of AVANGRID Inc. reminds customers to take measures to stay safe and warm during the bitterly cold weather in the region.

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