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YMCA Turkey Trot registration opens Tuesday, Aug. 8
Wed, Aug 2nd 2023 09:40 pm
YMCA Buffalo Niagara announced registration for the 128th annual YMCA Turkey Trot will open at 11 am. Tuesday, Aug. 8. Runners may register at until race capacity is reached.
New York state recognizes Child Support Awareness Month in August
Wed, Aug 2nd 2023 09:35 pm
The New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance and Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence recognized Child Support Awareness Month in August by announcing listening sessions in two upstate counties to gather input on how to make the child support process safer for domestic violence survivors.
Best-selling author Lorenzo Carcaterra returns to Wilson for library event
Wed, Aug 2nd 2023 07:30 pm
Lorenzo Carcaterra, best-selling author of more than 14 books, will return to Wilson at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, appearing at Sunset Grill in Wilson.
North American premiere of La Fura dels Baus' 'Carmina Burana' at Artpark sells out
Tue, Aug 1st 2023 05:50 pm
The North American premiere of La Fura dels Baus' production of "Carmina Burana" performed to a sell-out crowd of 2,400 at Artpark on Saturday, July 29, marking the return of opera to the performance venue after a three-decade hiatus.
With her first R01, junior faculty member at UB is exploring what drives drug resistance in prostate cancer
Tue, Aug 1st 2023 05:45 pm
Remi Adelaiye-Ogala, Ph.D., knows that choosing a career in science requires a thick skin. An assistant professor of medicine in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, Adelaiye-Ogala is familiar with the ups and downs of competing for grants and peer review, not to mention the uncertainties of microscopic worlds that don't yield their secrets easily.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's Wound Center receives prestigious RestorixHealth's Wound Center of Excellence Award
Tue, Aug 1st 2023 05:45 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced the Wound Center of Niagara was recognized with RestorixHealth's distinguished Wound Center of Excellence Award for January-June.
KSL Diagnostics opens transplant immunology laboratory to serve WNY
Tue, Aug 1st 2023 05:40 pm
KSL Diagnostics, developers of novel diagnostic and therapeutic applications for immunology and oncology, has opened a transplant immunology laboratory to serve the Western New York region.
Carnegie Art Center to host 'The Big Sip' tasting fundraiser
Tue, Aug 1st 2023 02:20 pm
The Carnegie Art Center (CAC) will host "The Big Sip" event from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12. Tickets include craft beverage and wine tastings from Resurgence Brewing, Blackbird Cider, Tree Hugger Hard Cider, Noble Root Wines, and several other beer and wine vendors.
Tickets on sale for 'Meatball Street Brawl VII'
Tue, Aug 1st 2023 02:15 pm
The calendar has officially turned to August, and people across Western New York are growing hungry for the region's most passionate pastimes: football and meatballs!
NU's ADA coordinator attends celebration at executive mansion
Tue, Aug 1st 2023 02:15 pm
David Whalen, Niagara University's first/emergency responder disability awareness training project director and ADA coordinator, attended a celebration hosted by New York state Gov. Kathy Hochul in observance of the 33rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Niagara County to host Purple Heart ceremony this Sunday, Aug. 6
Tue, Aug 1st 2023 02:15 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski today invited the public to attend this Sunday's Purple Heart ceremony at 1 p.m. at the Niagara County Courthouse in Lockport, where more than 109 individuals will be added to the county's Purple Heart Book.
ECMC, Tim Hortons partner again to support ECMC frontline care services
Tue, Aug 1st 2023 02:15 pm
For a sixth consecutive year, Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corp. and Tim Hortons restaurants partnered to support the institution's frontline care services, raising $121,758 during the campaign that ran May 1-7.
Parolee sentenced for pointing illegal pistol at police during foot pursuit
Tue, Aug 1st 2023 01:35 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 34-year-old William A. Fugate of Buffalo was sentenced yesterday afternoon before Erie County Court Judge Sheila A. DiTullio to 3 1/2 to 7 years in prison. He was sentenced yesterday as a second felony offender.
Niagara Falls businessman sentenced on tax charge, forfeits $1,000,000
Tue, Aug 1st 2023 01:35 pm
U.S. Attorney Trini E. Ross announced Frank R. Parlato, Jr., 68, who was convicted of willful failure to file returns involving cash transactions of more than $10,000, was sentenced to serve one-year supervised release, to include five months home detention, and fined $10,000 by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara. Parlato also agreed to forfeit $1,000,138 and will pay $184,939 in restitution to the IRS.
NYSOFA's rollout of AI companion robot ElliQ shows 95% reduction in loneliness
Tue, Aug 1st 2023 01:35 pm
The New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA) and Intuition Robotics announced a continuation of a unique partnership and new data showing the efficacy in providing AI companionship to older adults in New York, including a 95% reduction in loneliness, and high levels of engagement.
Hochul announces 'significant federal assistance' to reduce clean-energy costs for New Yorkers
Tue, Aug 1st 2023 01:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced, that thanks to the Inflation Reduction Act, millions of New Yorkers will see a reduction in utility bills.
Consumer alert: As students head to campus, NYS DCP offers tips to avoid roommate, rental & moving scams
Tue, Aug 1st 2023 10:20 am
For this week's "Tuesday's Tips," the New York Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection is providing tips to help avoid roommate, rental and moving scams.
Marcy Playground, Deep Blue Something, top 4th annual Village Music Festival in Youngstown
Tue, Aug 1st 2023 10:00 am
The fourth installment of a vibrant Niagara County music festival is coming back to the historic Village of Youngstown where the Niagara River meets Lake Ontario. The fourth annual Village Music Festival will be held Saturday, Aug. 5, in Veterans Park.
Girl Scouts of Western New York to host kick off parties
Tue, Aug 1st 2023 10:00 am
The Girl Scouts of Western New York (GSWNY) are preparing for a new year of fun, learning and adventure for its members, and part of the experience is to welcome new members, too.
Disney+ shares new trailer & poster for Marvel Studios' 'Loki' season 2
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 11:55 pm
Disney+ released a brand-new trailer and poster to celebrate the upcoming second season of Marvel Studios' "Loki." The first season of "Loki" is the most watched Marvel Studios series on Disney+, and the second season promises new excitement as it thrusts the infamous God of Mischief into a new set of adventures with the TVA.
NYS Agriculture Department asks residents along Lake Ontario to report box tree moth
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 07:30 pm
The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets announced additional findings of the box tree moth, an invasive pest.
Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy plans graduation
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 07:25 pm
The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy announced the 80th class of the basic course for police graduation will take place at noon Friday, Aug. 25, in the theater located in F Building at Niagara County Community College, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road, in Sanborn.
NYSEG, RG&E remind customers to dig safely
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 07:25 pm
As summer continues, New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG) and Rochester Gas and Electric (RG&E) are reminding customers that safety always comes first before taking on any outdoor project that involves excavation or digging.
USA Niagara board: Aquarium of Niagara preferred developer for key downtown parcel
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 05:55 pm
The USA Niagara Development Corp. (USAN) board of directors met Monday and named the Aquarium of Niagara (AON) as the preferred developer of a key parcel of land in downtown Niagara Falls.
Passion releases special live recorded project, 'Live From LIFT: Creative Conference'
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 05:50 pm
sixstepsrecords / Capitol CMG's Passion has released a special album recorded live from LIFT: Creative Conference at Passion City Church in Atlanta. The eight-track album, "Live From LIFT: Creative Conference," invites listeners to have their own personal encounter with Jesus while sharing in this intimate moment of worship from the annual conference.
Billie Eilish, environmental nonprofit REVERB, partner with Lollapalooza to use solar-powered, intelligent battery systems for headline set
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 05:50 pm
Billie Eilish is joining forces with environmental nonprofit REVERB and Lollapalooza in bringing solar-powered, intelligent battery systems to her highly anticipated headlining set at Lollapalooza in Chicago on Thursday, Aug. 3.
Remembering Sean Letts this Friday night at 'Big R'
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 05:50 pm
Ransomville Speedway will be remembering one of its own this coming Friday night, Aug. 4, for the Sean Letts Memorial for the Hy-Tech Concrete Sportsman. The racing program features the Krown Undercoating Modifieds, KiPo Motors Street Stocks, Sunflowers of Sanborn Mini Stocks, and the Kevin's Carpet Cleaning Novice Sportsman.
Ryan honors Gondola Macaroni Products as July 'Small Business of the Month'
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 05:50 pm
New York State Sen. Sean Ryan announced Gondola Macaroni Products was selected as the 61st Senate District "Small Business of the Month" for July. Ryan will present the business with a New York State Senate Empire Award in recognition of its commitment to keeping a family business thriving for 75 years in Buffalo's Black Rock neighborhood.
Northwest Bank offers digital banking security tips amid fraudulent smishing trend
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 05:50 pm
As data from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently revealed an increase in bank impersonation scams, Northwest Bank shares updated digital banking tips to help keep consumers safe.
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino named finalist in USA TODAY contest
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 05:50 pm
After attracting millions of visitors from around the world for the past two decades, Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino is now in line for prestigious national recognition.
Cardinal O'Hara announces honor roll students
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 05:50 pm
Cardinal O'Hara High School has announced local students on its fourth-quarter honor roll list:
8th annual Oliver Street Art Festival set for Saturday
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 05:50 pm
The eighth annual Oliver Street Art Festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, between Schenck and Robinson streets in North Tonawanda. The festival will feature more than 60 regional artists working in various media, including painting, photography, crafts and jewelry making.
Amidst ongoing overdose crisis, Hochul announces new statewide media campaign, podcast series to educate public & highlight services
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 05:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the launch of a new statewide media campaign to raise awareness of addiction, and the services available in New York state for those impacted by addiction and their families.
Niagara Falls: Neighborhood yard sale at Hyde Park east
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 12:30 pm
Max and Brook were planning to get rid of years' worth of clutter from their Niagara Falls home, including furniture, clothing and even a set of snow tires. They got to planning and decided to include their neighbors. They made a flyer and hand-delivered them to people they knew around the block. The response was positive, and they decided to post a yard sign on a few lawns to see if there was extended interest.
Lewiston Garden Club charts progress
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 12:25 pm
Members of the Lewiston Garden Club gathered at Hennepin Park on Sunday, July 30, to review the progress of the Hennepin Park improvement project.
Historic vocal collab: The Oak Ridge Boys team with Alabama to honor The Gaithers with 'Jesus and John Wayne'
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 12:25 pm
It's history in the making. For the first time ever, iconic country music groups The Oak Ridge Boys and Alabama have recorded together in-studio. "Jesus and John Wayne," a new collaborative effort from two of the biggest bands in country music history, pays tribute to gospel music's most legendary husband/wife songwriting duo, Bill and Gloria Gaither. The song was released to radio today and goes for adds on Aug. 28.
Didn't finish your daily to-do list at work? Don't dwell on it
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 12:25 pm
In today's complex and unpredictable work environments, understanding how employees respond to unachieved daily work goals is crucial to supporting their well-being and day-to-day productivity, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
Harry Styles concludes record-breaking 'Love on Tour'
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 12:25 pm
Harry Styles' record-breaking "Love On Tour" reached its conclusion last week with an emotionally charged show at Italy's RCF Arena in Reggio Emilia to an audience of over 100,000. This landmark 173rd - and final - date marked the end of a two-year, ground-breaking tour.
Wheatfield Garden Club sale
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 12:20 pm
The Wheatfield Garden Club will hold a plant sale at the Wheatfield Family Picnic, beginning at noon Aug. 6. There will be perennials and mums available for purchase. Proceeds will be used to further the Garden Club's efforts to beautify the Town of Wheatfield.
Re-Tree offers trees for volunteer plantings in Buffalo
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 12:15 pm
The organization that has coordinated volunteer plantings in Western New York due to the catastrophic snowstorm on Oct. 12, 2006, is still at it and has scheduled a Nov. 4 planting.

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