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US Olympic gold medalists Kikkan Randall & Jessie Diggins join Kelly Ripa & Ryan Seacrest
Wed, Feb 28th 2018 05:20 pm
Cross-country skiing gold medalists Kikkan Randall and Jessie Diggins will sit down with Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest on "Live with Kelly and Ryan" on Thursday, March 1, to chat about their historic victory at the PyeongChang Winter Games. Randall, a five-time Olympian from Alaska, and Diggins, a two-time Olympian from Minnesota, are the first American women to ever win a medal in cross-country.
Niagara University Family Business Center breakfast event
Wed, Feb 28th 2018 01:10 pm
The Niagara University Family Business Center's next breakfast forum will take place Tuesday, March 6, at Giancarlo's, 5110 Main St., Williamsville.
EPIC receives $6,360 from Wegmans for nutritional programming
Wed, Feb 28th 2018 12:55 pm
Every Person Influences Children Inc. recently received a $6,360 grant from Wegmans to continue providing nutritional education as part of its parenting curriculum for parents and families enrolled in the following programs:
Niagara Falls: 'Cash mob' at Sugar Street Cafe
Wed, Feb 28th 2018 12:45 pm
Grab coffee and a treat before work: Niagara Falls Community Development is organizing a "cash mob" at Sugar Street Cafe, 6926 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls. The event will run from 7-9 a.m. Tuesday, March 20.
'Oscars Opening Ceremony: Live From The Red Carpet'
Wed, Feb 28th 2018 12:45 pm
The ABC Television Network and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced "Oscars Opening Ceremony: Live From The Red Carpet," the ultimate red carpet event and highly anticipated lead-in to the live telecast of the 90th Oscars hosted by Jimmy Kimmel on Sunday, March 4.
Disney Junior begins production on 'The Rocketeer'
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 11:00 pm
Disney Junior has begun production on "The Rocketeer," a new animated adventure series for young kids and their families slated to debut in 2019.
Ali Khan's search for 'Cheap Eats' continues in a new season on Cooking Channel
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 11:00 pm
On the return of "Cheap Eats," food blogger Ali Khan continues his search for new eateries serving up great taste at a good price. The new season of this budget-conscious culinary journey begins Wednesday, March 21 (10 p.m. ET), and brings Khan to destinations across the country. With only 12 hours in each city, and only $35 to spend on breakfast, lunch, a snack and dinner, he must prove delicious dishes do not have to break the bank.
Poloncarz, Burstein review 2017 Erie County opioid fatalities
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 10:55 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz on Tuesday joined county Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein to review the latest county data on the opioid epidemic and fatalities associated with it, noting the Erie County Medical Examiner's office has confirmed 233 opioid overdose fatalities for 2017, with another 35 cases suspected but still pending confirmation. In 2016, 301 individuals died of an opioid overdose in Erie County.
Mount St. Mary's hospital conducts diabetes education classes in March
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 10:55 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital will host its diabetes education program, titled, "Taking Charge of Your Diabetes," on March 20 and 22. This series of two classes will be held from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Mark Filsinger Quintet plays Chet Baker songbook
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 10:50 pm
The Kenan Center presents the music of legendary trumpeter and vocalist Chet Baker, performed by The Mark Filsinger Quintet, at the Taylor Theater on Saturday, March 24. This is the second of six programs in the popular "Jazz at The Taylor" concert series. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Taylor Theater, a 153-seat converted carriage house on the center's campus.
NBC Olympics announces commentators for 2018 Paralympic Winter Games
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 10:50 pm
NBC Olympics announced 12 commentators who will anchor its more than 250 hours of coverage of the 2018 Paralympic Games Presented by Toyota from PyeongChang, South Korea. Paralympic coverage will air across NBC, NBCSN, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, and the NBC Sports app, beginning with the opening ceremony on Friday, March 9 (6 a.m. ET), on NBCSN.
Tourism leaders, legislators meet Friday in Buffalo; tip-credits, call-in pay regulations on agenda
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 10:50 pm
Tourism industry leaders from the Buffalo/Niagara Falls area will meet with state and local elected officials for a roundtable discussion on Friday, March 2, to discuss issues pertaining to the tourism industry.
Price Rite Marketplace accepting applications for new Amherst store
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 10:50 pm
Price Rite Marketplace announced it is accepting job applications for part-time positions at its 66th store, the 28,000-square-foot Price Rite of Amherst, located at 4224 Maple Road. The store is scheduled to open in the spring.
TNT taps critically acclaimed writer Graeme Mansonas as showrunner for post-apocalyptic sci-fi series 'Snowpiercer'
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 10:50 pm
Turner's TNT has tapped award-winning writer and producer Graeme Manson ("Orphan Black") to serve as showrunner on "Snowpiercer," a futuristic thriller based on the acclaimed movie of the same name.
More robots in WNY: WNY STEM Hub program encourages more FIRST robotics teams
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 10:50 pm
The FIRST program is an immersive learning experience with plenty of teamwork and camaraderie. The structured program requires student teams to design a team "brand," and build and program industrial-sized robots to play a difficult field game.
Girls HS Hoops: Falcons suffer season-ending loss to Jamestown
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 10:40 pm
Of all times for the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons offense to get cold, the last place coach Gary Jackson wanted it to be was in the Section VI playoffs. Unfortunately, for the Falcons, points were hard to come by and they were defeated by the Jamestown Red Raiders, 48-39.
Radio Disney launches 'American Idol Insider,' weekly show hosted by 'American Idol' alumni
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 08:00 pm
Radio Disney will launch "American Idol Insider," a weekly hour-long show hosted by former "American Idol" winners and contestants. Country music singer Scotty McCreery (winner of "American Idol" season 10), who is currently on the country charts with his top 3-and-rising smash hit single "Five More Minutes," will host the premiere show today at 8 p.m. EST.
UB to offer advanced graduate certificate in public health beginning this fall
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 09:35 am
An advanced graduate certificate in public health will be offered at the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) beginning in the fall of 2018.
Duchenne muscular dystrophy: UB pediatric pulmonologist co-chaired international panel that issued new respiratory care guidelines
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 09:35 am
A faculty member in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo co-chaired an international expert panel that developed new care guidelines for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
Emily Blunt, Dave Chappelle, Lupita Nyong'o & Christopher Walken: More stars to present at 90th Oscars
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 09:35 am
The additional presenters, including past Oscar winners and nominees, are Emily Blunt, Sandra Bullock, Dave Chappelle, Eugenio Derbez, Ansel Elgort, Jane Fonda, Jodie Foster, Eiza González, Ashley Judd, Nicole Kidman, Matthew McConaughey, Helen Mirren, Rita Moreno, Lupita Nyong'o and Christopher Walken.
Champions: Niagara-Wheatfield hockey defeats Williamsville North to win Section VI finals
Mon, Feb 26th 2018 10:35 pm
It's been four days shy of three years since the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons hockey team raised their last Section VI championship. On Monday evening, the Falcons got back to the top, as they defeated unbeaten Williamsville North, 2-0, in the Section VI large schools title game.
NBCUniversal: Peacock dominates with most robust Olympics Winter Games presentation in history
Mon, Feb 26th 2018 04:55 pm
According to NBC, NBC Olympics' exclusive coverage of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics was the most robust presentation of the Winter Games in media history... and NBCUniversal dominated the competition.
Buffalo Sabres trade Evander Kane; acquire O'Regan, picks from Sharks
Mon, Feb 26th 2018 04:30 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Monday announced the team acquired forward Daniel O'Regan, a conditional first-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft and a conditional fourth-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for forward Evander Kane.
Higgins & Collins advance plan for new US plaza at Peace Bridge
Mon, Feb 26th 2018 02:50 pm
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority (PBA) are jointly pursuing new technologies that will allow for the long-stalled redevelopment of the U.S. Peace Bridge plaza to advance.
Oscars experts break down everything fans need to know to become 'ultimate insider' in new digital series from ABC & Academy
Mon, Feb 26th 2018 01:45 pm
"The Oscars Insider," a five-part daily digital series from ABC and The Academy, is now live with the first episode on and
Community leaders attend NCCC breakfast
Mon, Feb 26th 2018 12:40 pm
More than 60 community representatives from business, education, religious, nonprofit and legislative leaders attended a breakfast at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute to hear presentations on Niagara County Community College and its plans for the future.
'Doctors with a Heart Day' another success
Mon, Feb 26th 2018 12:35 pm
Dr. Glenda R. Rose, Dr. Thomas G. Barba and the staff of Rose Chiropractic P.C. in Lewiston held the 28th annual "Doctors with a Heart Day" on Saturday, Feb. 10. Chiropractic adjustments, examinations and nutritional testing were exchanged for donations of food collected to benefit the Niagara Community Action Program's food pantry. In total, 1,200 pounds of food were collected - that's over a half-ton!
New families come 'HOME' to Lackawanna
Mon, Feb 26th 2018 12:35 pm
The three homes are scattered throughout Lackawanna's First and Second Ward neighborhoods and were completed with federal funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development administered through the Erie County Home Investment Partnership ("HOME") program.
Sundays in March will be 'Soup-er' on Niagara Wine Trail USA
Mon, Feb 26th 2018 12:35 pm
In the month of March, various wineries along the Niagara Wine Trail USA will host "Soup-er Sundays."
Hundreds of area youth to gather for prayer, fellowship & service
Mon, Feb 26th 2018 12:35 pm
In this era of 24-hour access to news and information, it is sometimes a challenge to find the true story amid fake news and alternative facts. This weekend, more than 700 youth and adult chaperones will explore and discover who is the truth, and the truth about Jesus' love, at the 66th annual Diocesan Youth Convention.
Enter Sandman: Metallica returns to Buffalo in October
Mon, Feb 26th 2018 09:45 am
Metallica is continuing their "WorldWired Tour" in 2018 following a string of sold-out shows last year. The band will perform inside KeyBank Center in downtown Buffalo at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27.
'Shib Sibs': Olympic bronze medalists Maia & Alex Shibutani sit down with Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest
Mon, Feb 26th 2018 09:20 am
On Wednesday, Feb. 28, U.S. Olympic ice dancers Maia and Alex Shibutani will make their debut appearance on "Live with Kelly and Ryan," chatting with hosts Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest about their road to winning bronze at the PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games. The brother-sister duo, known as the "Shib Sibs," from Ann Arbor, Michigan, took the country by storm after their ice dancing performances in this year's Winter Games.
2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics comes to a close
Mon, Feb 26th 2018 09:15 am
The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics concluded Sunday. Team USA won a total of 23 medals (nine gold, eight silver and six bronze), to finish fourth in the medal race.
Belter, Peters and Tobey guide Falcons back to sectional finals
Mon, Feb 26th 2018 12:30 am
For four years, Zack Belter, Nick Peters and Chris Tobey have suited up for the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons hockey team. On Monday evening, they'll play in their third sectional championship and look to bring Niagara-Wheatfield its sixth title.
Obituary: Harry E. Lorence
Sun, Feb 25th 2018 04:05 pm
Harry E. Lorence, a retired golf course superintendent of the Beaver Island State Park Golf Course, entered into rest Feb. 16, 2018.
VFW working to restore Academy Park memorial
Sat, Feb 24th 2018 07:00 am
On Wednesday, representatives of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Downriver Post No. 7487, accepted a donation from DiMino Tops Lewiston. The money will go toward the restoration of the veterans memorial monuments inside Academy Park - a project the local VFW will spearhead this year.
Lewiston contingent at Art of Beer
Sat, Feb 24th 2018 07:00 am
The Art of Beer is one of the largest fundraisers of the year for the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center. The 12th annual event is set for 6-9 p.m. Friday, March 9, at 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls.
2 events to battle winter doldrums: Lions Swim for Sight, NACC Art of Beer coming up in Niagara County
Sat, Feb 24th 2018 07:00 am
One is next Sunday with the Olcott Lions 49th annual Polar Bear Swim for Sight, on the Lake Ontario waters off Krull County Park in Olcott Beach.
Summer of '69, LEC donate to Lew-Port students
Sat, Feb 24th 2018 07:00 am
The Lewiston Event Center was the site, Saturday night, for a fundraiser to benefit the Lewiston-Porter High School Summer of '69 Music Scholarship. The event featured a performance by the Summer of '69 All-Star Band with special routines by Lewiston-Porter High School students.
Chamber Awards Gala 2018: Lakeside Quarter Horses named Youngstown Business of the Year
Sat, Feb 24th 2018 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Lakeside Quarter Horses as the 2018 Youngstown Business of the Year. The Youngstown Business and Professional Association assists the chamber in providing a business honoree. Lakeside Quarter Horses offers lessons to children through adults and offers activities that benefit the community.