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Due to impending weather forecast, Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee to meet via Zoom
Tue, Feb 21st 2023 03:20 pm
The next meeting of the Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee will be conducted via Zoom at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22. For information on how to participate, contact Carol Sampson at 716-842-3232. The meeting will be recorded.
New York State Department of Labor: Lawful absence protections now in effect
Tue, Feb 21st 2023 03:20 pm
The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) reminds New Yorkers that a new law is in effect that "reiterates New York state's commitment to protecting workers who take legally protected absences from work."
NYSEG, RG&E preparing for storm expected to bring a mix of rain, sleet & snow across state
Tue, Feb 21st 2023 03:15 pm
New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG) and Rochester Gas and Electric (RG&E) are preparing for a storm expected to bring a mix of rain, sleet and snow across the state. The storm has the potential to impact all NYSEG and RG&E service areas, which includes Western New York, Rochester, Finger Lakes, Southern Tier, North Country, Capital Region, Hudson Valley and Westchester regions.
YMCA Buffalo Niagara launches 2023 annual campaign
Tue, Feb 21st 2023 03:15 pm
YMCA Buffalo Niagara's annual campaign kicked off Tuesday. Collectively, the association is seeking financial contributions to support the organization's planned $1.6 million charitable impact in 2023.
Artpark to welcome Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit with special guest S.G. Goodman
Tue, Feb 21st 2023 02:35 pm
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit and special guest S.G. Goodman will perform on the Artpark Mainstage Theater at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5. This concert is presented by Live Nation.
Artpark to host The Australian Pink Floyd Show, 'Darkside 50 Tour'
Tue, Feb 21st 2023 02:30 pm
The Australian Pink Floyd Show will bring its North American "Darkside 50 Tour" to the Artpark Amphitheater at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 28.
Pitbull, Steve Miller Band and Kane Brown booked for Ontario shows
Tue, Feb 21st 2023 02:25 pm
Pitbull, Steve Miller Band and "Kane Brown: Drunk or Dreaming Tour" are three more top-tier entertainment acts coming to the OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino.
Gotee hitmaker Ryan Stevenson returns with hope-fueled 'ABLE'
Tue, Feb 21st 2023 02:20 pm
Celebrating a decade as a Gotee recording artist, Grammy Award-nominated, Dove Award-winning singer/songwriter Ryan Stevenson returns with "ABLE," what his team called, "a soul-stirring testimony of God's faithfulness."
Stabbing homicide in Niagara Falls
Tue, Feb 21st 2023 01:50 pm
Shortly before 2 a.m. this morning, the Niagara Falls Police Department responded to a motel in the 9800 block of Niagara Falls Boulevard for a report of a woman stabbed. Upon arrival, officers found the body of a deceased 39-year-old female in one of the rooms.
Report: Hotel-generated state and local tax revenue to reach new highs in 2023
Tue, Feb 21st 2023 01:45 pm
Hotel-generated state and local tax revenue will reach new heights nationally ($46.71 billion) and in states across the nation this year, according to state-by-state projections released Tuesday by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and Oxford Economics.
Consumer alert: NYS DCP provides tips to save on entertainment & recreation costs
Tue, Feb 21st 2023 01:45 pm
For this week's "Tuesday's Tips," the Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection (DCP) is providing tips to help consumers reduce spending on entertainment and recreation costs. These tips are part three of DCP's five-part consumer alert series to help New Yorkers save money amidst inflation and rising costs.
Debbie Gibson to perform at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Tue, Feb 21st 2023 01:45 pm
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino added another special performance to its May entertainment lineup, with a two-night performance by Debbie Gibson in The Bear's Den Showroom on Thursday, May 25, and Friday, May 26 (8 p.m.). Tickets go on sale at noon Friday, Feb. 24.
Alligator Records artists Tinsley Ellis & Marcia Ball to perform live in Buffalo
Tue, Feb 21st 2023 01:40 pm
Alligator Records artists Tinsley Ellis and Marcia Ball will bring their "Acoustic Songs and Stories Tour" to the Kleinhans Music Hall's Mary Seaton Room in Buffalo on Saturday, March 25. Each artist will play a solo set and, to close the intimate evening, they will join forces and share some songs and stories together.
Sunday evening fire on Grand Island Boulevard
Tue, Feb 21st 2023 10:05 am
At 6:04 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 19, Grand Island firefighters responded to a structure fire at the Chateau Motor Lodge Motel located on Grand Island Boulevard. The caller advised the dispatcher that smoke was seen coming from one of the room's windows.
Fatal shooting in Niagara Falls
Tue, Feb 21st 2023 09:55 am
At approximately 8:30 p.m. Monday, the Niagara Falls Police Department responded to Jordan Gardens for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located a 16-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.
6 weekend road trip essentials
Tue, Feb 21st 2023 07:00 am
The open road beckons many people, inspiring everything from extensive adventures to short weekend jaunts. Whether a road trip lasts a few weeks or a few days, certain items should be packed along for the ride to ensure safety and convenience.
Start your genealogy journey
Tue, Feb 21st 2023 07:00 am
Genealogy fascinates much of the general public. The number of people learning more about their families and heritage through genealogy increases year to year. According to, genealogy is the second only to gardening as the most popular hobby in the United States.
Green farming is growing
Tue, Feb 21st 2023 06:55 am
Farmers have been pressured to increase production to meet the demand of a growing population. This may require employing more efficient measures to ensure maximum output. Unfortunately, efficiency doesn't always mesh with sustainability, so commercial operations have had to make some modifications to find a balance between serving the public and protecting the planet.
M&T Bank recognized for its strong relationships with small-business customers
Mon, Feb 20th 2023 04:45 pm
For the second consecutive year, M&T Bank has been recognized by Coalition Greenwich as a top brand in the financial services industry for its commitment to maintaining relationships with small-business customers.
Andrea Manyon is new chair of UB department of family medicine
Mon, Feb 20th 2023 04:25 pm
Andrea T. Manyon, M.D., clinical professor and interim chair of the department of family medicine in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, has been appointed chair of the department.
Comedian Robert Klein to perform at The Bear's Den Showroom May 19-20
Mon, Feb 20th 2023 10:50 am
The weather is warming up, and so is the entertainment lineup at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino. On Monday, the entertainment and resort destination announced comedian Robert Klein will perform a two-night set in The Bear's Den Showroom on Friday, May 19, and Saturday, May 20 (8 p.m.). These shows are part of the "Barrel of Laughs" comedy series.Tickets go on sale at noon Friday, Feb. 24.
'Coffee with Chris' and Superintendent Mark Laurrie
Mon, Feb 20th 2023 10:50 am
Niagara Falls School Superintendent Mark Laurrie will join Niagara County Legislator Chris Voccio at "Coffee with Chris" at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 4.
Jelly Roll to bring North American 'Backroad Baptism Tour' to Darien Lake
Mon, Feb 20th 2023 10:50 am
After dominating Billboard's Emerging Artist Chart for a record-breaking 25 consecutive weeks - ultimately breaking the record of most weeks spent at No. 1 - with his single, "Son Of A Sinner," multigenre hitmaker Jelly Roll today announced his "Backroad Baptism Tour."
Niagara University sports teams managing very different weather conditions in spring months
Mon, Feb 20th 2023 10:25 am
The Niagara University Purple Eagles women's lacrosse and softball teams are navigating their practice and game schedules around the winter weather on the ridge. The women's softball team is preparing both indoors and outdoors for its upcoming spring series games in Hawaii, as the women's lacrosse team bundles up outdoors as the unpredictable weather continues.
'VillaCon: The Second Edition' is March 25
Mon, Feb 20th 2023 07:00 am
For the second consecutive year, Villa Maria College will host "VillaCon," a one-day convention featuring gaming, cosplay, animation, film, vendors and artists. This year's con will take place from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 25, on Villa Maria's campus, located at 240 Pine Ridge Road, Buffalo. Last year's inaugural event drew more than 500 people from across Western New York, and the college expects this year's event to attract even more people.
Free snowmobiling weekend: Registration waived for out-of-state snowmobilers March 3-5
Mon, Feb 20th 2023 07:00 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that, from March 3 to 5 this year, and annually thereafter, the first consecutive Saturday and Sunday in March will be free for all out-of-state and Canadian snowmobilers. During this promotional weekend, the requirement to register in New York is waived for properly registered and insured out-of-state snowmobiling enthusiasts wishing to explore New York's 10,500 miles of snowmobile trails.
Island students participate in environmental summit
Sat, Feb 18th 2023 07:00 am
Grand Island High School student Megan Pinzel said that being part of Jeff Green's environmental science class has had a big effect on her way of thinking about the natural environment.
Depeche Mode announce 29 additional North American Dates on 'Memento Mori World Tour'
Fri, Feb 17th 2023 05:20 pm
Following the rapturous reception to their new single "Ghosts Again," Depeche Mode have added a new fall leg of North American tour dates to the "Memento Mori Tour," which will support "Memento Mori," their forthcoming studio album due out March 24. With the addition of these 29 new shows, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2020 inductees will now set out on a colossal 75-date tour - their 19th tour and their first in over five years.
'Boats, Booze, and the Buffalo Launch Club in the 1920s': Program spotlights Grand Island in 1920s
Fri, Feb 17th 2023 04:55 pm
The Buffalo Launch Club was "a world-famous boating regatta spot" in the 1920s, said Grand Island Historian Jodi Robinson, who provided research for a program titled "Boats, Booze, and the Buffalo Launch Club in the 1920s," to be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb 25, at the Buffalo Launch Club.
Niagara SPCA honors Lloyd and other departed pets
Fri, Feb 17th 2023 04:45 pm
The community came together to remember, pray and reflect upon the life of Lloyd, a pitbull dog who touched the lives of so many, who died on Jan. 11. Lloyd was honored Monday as part of the Niagara SPCA's second annual "Celebration of Life" Illuminated Memorial Ceremony, held at Otto Redanz Funeral Home.
Local film 'Jackass Love' airs Saturday on WNED
Fri, Feb 17th 2023 04:45 pm
A documentary featuring a Gasport animal rescue farm, produced by former Niagara Gazette journalist Michele DeLuca, will make its television debut at 5:30 p.m. this Saturday on WNED-TV, the local PBS affiliate.
Election 2023: Siegmann running for Wheatfield highway superintendent
Fri, Feb 17th 2023 04:40 pm
As a resident of the Town of Wheatfield for 43 years, I have been employed by the Wheatfield Highway Department for over 33 years, initially hired as a laborer and moved up through various positions to achieve deputy. I have been highway superintendent for the last nine years.
Niagara Wheatfield Community Education has offerings for all interests
Fri, Feb 17th 2023 04:35 pm
Niagara Wheatfield Central School District's spring 2023 Community Education is in full bloom!
Niagara Jet City Cruises leaves Youngstown
Fri, Feb 17th 2023 04:35 pm
At a Feb. 9 meeting, Youngstown Mayor Rob Reisman and village trustees announced Niagara Jet City Cruises (Niagara Jet Adventures) would not return to its Water Street facility for the 2023 season. The company was operated by City Cruises Canada, a subsidiary of the Hornblower Group based in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Officials stated the decision was based on marketing, and reflected tourism changes brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
Hochul: State Police issue 11,865 tickets during Super Bowl weekend Stop DWI enforcement campaign
Fri, Feb 17th 2023 04:35 pm
The New York State Police announced Troopers issued more than 11,800 tickets during a special STOP DWI traffic enforcement period over Super Bowl Weekend. During the campaign which started Friday, Feb. 10, and ran through Monday, Feb. 13, Troopers arrested 183 people for DWI, and investigated 490 crashes, which resulted in 73 people being injured and four fatalities.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital appoints new director of Clearview Treatment Services program
Fri, Feb 17th 2023 04:30 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital has appointed Sarah Tabone as director of the Clearview Treatment Services program. She brings 20 years of experience to this role, and holds a BA degree in psychology from Niagara University, along with CASAC Advanced Counselor Certification. Tabone is a recipient of Niagara University's Presidential Scholarship.
From 'Hell's Kitchen' to Savor Restaurant: Chef Bobby Anderson heats up Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
Fri, Feb 17th 2023 04:30 pm
Savor Restaurant, located within the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, will host guest chef Bobby Anderson on Saturday, Feb. 25, at 6 p.m. Teaming up with the college to celebrate Black History Month, Chef Bobby will prepare a four-course meal titled "A soul food extravaganza," which promises to satiate your mind and your appetite.
New music from Micah Tyler: 'People Like Us'
Fri, Feb 17th 2023 04:10 pm
Fair Trade Services artist and songwriter Micah Tyler announces the upcoming release of his latest project, "People Like Us." Available March 24, the EP is now available for preorder, joined with an instant grat of the title track.
Mike Tirico & Danica Patrick return to NBC Sports' coverage of Indianapolis 500 100 days from today
Fri, Feb 17th 2023 04:10 pm
With 100 days until the 107th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge on NBC and Peacock, NBC Sports announced today that Mike Tirico and Danica Patrick will return to its coverage of the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing" at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, May 28.

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