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Seneca Gaming welcomes 38 Special, Jon Lovitz, REO Speedwagon
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 11:25 am
Spring may have just sprung, but Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino is preparing for an entertainment heatwave when REO Speedwagon storms into the Seneca Allegany Event Center on Saturday, June 24 (7 p.m.). Tickets go on sale at noon Friday, March 31.
AQUA with Bran Van 3000 & Prozzäk, 'Return to Grace,' Dan + Shay at OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 11:25 am
More musical acts have been booked for the new OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino.
Free File your income tax returns
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 11:20 am
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today reminded taxpayers that Free File software options - available at - can make filing federal and state income tax returns fast and free for qualifying New Yorkers.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center names Marisa Prokop administrator of Schoellkopf Health Center
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 11:20 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced the appointment of Marisa E. Prokop, LNHA, MHA, BSW, as the new administrator of its Schoellkopf Health Center.
Spring home improvement: 5 signs it's time to renovate
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:45 am
Homeowners renovate their homes for a variety of reasons. Renovations can increase the value of a property and make homes safer and more comfortable for their occupants. Improvements also can be made to stay current with the times or to give a home a new vibe.
Spring home improvement: How to compare contractors' bids
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:45 am
Home renovation projects are significant undertakings. It is common for homeowners who may not have the time nor the expertise to do the work themselves to call in professionals to tackle these jobs.
New poster revealed for 'The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes'
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:45 am
Experience the story of "The Hunger Games" - 64 years before Katniss Everdeen volunteered as tribute, and decades before Coriolanus Snow became the tyrannical president of Panem.
House fire in Town of Lewiston
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:40 am
On Saturday, Lewiston Fire Co. No. 1 responded to a residential structure fire.
Mental health resources available in Erie County
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:40 am
Nationwide, there is strong momentum to remove the stigma surrounding mental health. Now, more services than ever are available to assist those who are struggling.
Easter egg hunt at Fort Niagara State Park
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:40 am
Come one, come all to a good, old-fashioned Easter egg hunt to be held at Fort Niagara State Park at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 8.
'What we've got here is failure to communicate' which might actually be helpful
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:40 am
Failing to clearly communicate when problem solving can actually benefit groups that lack diversity, and the degree to which miscommunication helps or hinders the search for a solution is strongly based on factors such as team dynamics, according to a new paper co-written by a University at Buffalo researcher.
DEC announces New York's trout harvest opens April 1
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:40 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the April 1 start of the spring trout fishing season, which provides excellent angling opportunities thanks to DEC's extensive stocking program and wild trout fisheries. DEC stocks nearly 1.9 million trout in waters statewide, beginning in March and lasting until early June.
Higgins invites high school students to submit artwork for Congressional Art Competition
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:40 am
Congressman Brian Higgins is inviting high school students living in the 26th District to participate in the annual Congressional Art Competition. The winning piece from each site is sent to Washington, D.C., and displayed in the hall to the Capitol Building.
Higgins & Huizenga welcome Canada's commitment to invest over $300 million in Great Lakes
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:40 am
Congressmembers Brian Higgins (NY-26) and Bill Huizenga (MI-04) welcomed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's announcement - following bilateral discussions - that Canada will make a $420 million ($306 million U.S.) investment in the protection and restoration of the Great Lakes.
New York Lottery announces new draw close time for Mega Millions ticket sales
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:40 am
The New York Lottery announced that, starting April 4, Mega Millions ticket purchases for a Mega Millions draw held on the same day must be made by 10 p.m.
Federation of Historical Societies to hold public history program
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 07:00 am
The Niagara County Federation of Historical Societies invites the public to attend its annual congress at the Sanborn Farm Museum, 2660 Saunders Settlement Road in Sanborn. The event is scheduled for 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. April 29. It will feature three speakers plus lunch catered by Hoover Dairy. The cost is $30.
Senior Wishes annual fundraising event returns
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 07:00 am
Senior Wishes, a local nonprofit, announced its annual fundraiser returns April 20 at Fox Run at Orchard Park. "Sips, Suds & Sweets" runs from 6-9 p.m. and features local businesses sampling wine, beer, sweet treats and light bites. Music will be provided by the Scott Celani Band. The event features a silent auction, as well as basket, gift card and Yeti Cooler raffles, free valet parking, and an opportunity to meet with previous wish recipients.
'Crockpot Cookoff' offers taste treats
Sat, Mar 25th 2023 07:00 am
There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but Relay For Life improved upon that by providing a free dinner. Relay For Life's "Crockpot Cookoff," held at Ellden's Grill & Banquet, 201 Whitehaven Road, featured a variety of tastings of both main course dishes and desserts.
Obituary: Jeanne Powers
Sat, Mar 25th 2023 07:00 am
Jeanne Powers was the beloved wife of the late Rolland "Skip" Powers and the late Francis Fuer; dear mother of Mark Powers and Kelly Cook; stepmother of Fran, Greg (Jennifer) and Donna; grandmother of Jeremy, Aaron, Ashley, Dustin, Trevor and Bethany; great-grandmother of Jack, Aiden, Anders and Evelyn; and is survived by brothers Earl (Sue) and Stewart (Grace) Herrington; as well as nieces and nephews.
Obituary: Sandra J. Ackerman (nee Sturick)
Sat, Mar 25th 2023 07:00 am
Sandra J. Ackerman (nee Sturick), a resident of Grand Island, formerly of Minoa, New York, passed away on March 15, 2023.
Obituary: Doris Anne Yetter
Sat, Mar 25th 2023 07:00 am
Doris Anne Yetter passed away on March 20, 2023.
The Rotary Club of Grand Island wants your shoes!
Sat, Mar 25th 2023 07:00 am
The Rotary Club of Grand Island is extremely appreciative for everyone who has donated to its unique shoe drive fundraiser. Members spent hours last weekend in the Visitor Center filling bags of shoes that will raise much-needed funds for the club, while helping others by redistributing them throughout the Funds2Orgs network of microenterprise (small business) partners.
Grand entrance: New GIHS foyer design features Viking mascot, bridges
Sat, Mar 25th 2023 07:00 am
The Grand Island High School foyer has graduated from being just a walled area to being a welcoming and dazzling statement of school pride.
Sean BE honors fans' stories of faith with 'Count It All Joy'
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 11:55 pm
Arriving ahead of the final dates of Winter Jam 2023, where he has taken the pre-jam stage by storm since January, WieRok recording artist Sean BE drops "Count It All Joy" today.
Cheektowaga man pleads guilty in shooting that killed a 3-year-old boy and injured 3 others
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 11:55 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 24-year-old Dequan Richardson of Cheektowaga pleaded guilty this morning before Erie County Court Judge Susan Eagan to one count of murder in the second degree (class "A" felony), one count of assault in the first degree (class "B" felony), two counts of assault in the second degree (class "D" felony), and one count of criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree (class "C" felony). The defendant pleaded guilty to the highest charge in the indictment.
Depeche Mode: New album, 'Memento Mori,' out now, tour underway
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 07:00 pm
The wait is over: Depeche Mode has released its eagerly anticipated 15th studio album, "Memento Mori," available on 2LP vinyl, CD, cassette and digital as of today, March 24, via Columbia Records.
Queen + Adam Lambert return for 'The Rhapsody Tour' across North America
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 07:00 pm
Having first launched their universally acclaimed "Rhapsody Tour" with 25 epic shows across North America in 2019, Queen + Adam Lambert are bringing their highly acclaimed production, now expanded and updated, back to where it first began.
Lana Del Rey releases ninth studio album, 'Did you know that there's a tunnel Under Ocean Blvd'
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 06:55 pm
Today, Lana Del Rey releases her highly anticipated ninth studio album, "Did you know that there's a tunnel under Ocean Blvd," out now via Interscope Records/Universal Music Canada.
Hailee Steinfeld unveils new single 'SunKissing'
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 06:55 pm
Today, multi-Platinum pop singer, songwriter and Academy Award-nominated actress Hailee Steinfeld returns with a soaring and sunny new single titled "SunKissing" today.
Lawmakers, advocates, school administrators, parents & teachers call for governor to fully fund free school meals for all students in budget
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 04:00 pm
With $280 million in funding for universal free school meals included in both the Senate and Assembly budget proposals, legislators, school administrators, parents and teachers from the Buffalo-area joined the Healthy School Meals for All NY Kids Coalition at Springville Elementary School on Friday to call on Gov. Kathy Hochul to address the crisis of childhood hunger in schools by fully funding a statewide, permanent "Healthy School Meals for All" program in the fiscal year 2024 state budget.
Wilson & Niagara Wheatfield hold active-shooter training drills
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 02:45 pm
On the Superintendent's Conference Day on March 17, the Wilson Central School District and Niagara Wheatfield Central School District hosted emergency training and active shooter drills at Wilson Middle School/High School and the Niagara Wheatfield High School and Middle School.
Hochul announces $8.3 million Beaver Island Parkway Bridge project
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 02:35 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday announced an $8.3 million project to replace the Beaver Island Parkway Bridge over the Niagara Thruway (I-190), which is scheduled to begin the week of March 27.
Niagara County extends bed tax agreement with Destination Niagara
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 01:30 pm
The Niagara County Legislature this week voted to extend its agreement with Destination Niagara USA (formerly known as the Niagara Tourism and Convention Corporation) for another three years. Destination Niagara USA is the official destination marketing organization for Niagara County.
ECDOH eliminates waiver process for property transfers
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 01:30 pm
The Erie County Department of Health's division of environmental health is ending its waiver process for property transfers effective April 1. This waiver process required a $1,000 returnable bond for some property transfers when sewage disposal (septic system) and water supply (private well) inspections could not be completed before sale due to weather conditions or other circumstances.
Police departments in Buffalo, Rochester, Schenectady, Troy & Utica, DA offices to share $866,564 in state funding
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 01:30 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a new initiative to help police and prosecutors in five jurisdictions solve non-fatal shootings and prevent retaliatory gun violence. Police departments in Buffalo, Rochester, Schenectady, Troy and Utica and their county district attorneys' offices will share $866,564 in state funding to implement evidence-based approaches to improve investigations and save lives.
Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy: Stephanie Crockatt taking new position in Florida
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 01:30 pm
The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy Inc. board announced that, after almost nine years as executive director, Stephanie Crockatt informed the members this week that she is taking a new position in Sarasota, Florida.
Catholic Health named a 'Best 50' health care provider for supply chain excellence
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 01:25 pm
For the sixth time in seven years, Catholic Health has been recognized by health care business and data automation leader Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) as a "Best 50" health care provider for supply chain excellence. GHX's annual "Best 50" award spotlights the top North American hospitals and health systems working to improve patient outcomes through supply chain automation and innovation.
Lewiston Porter Youth Football League shares football field plans with Village of Lewiston
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 11:00 am
The Lewiston Porter Youth Football League has grand expansion plans for Richard F. Soluri Park at the Lewiston plateau off Portage Road.
Amy Grant: First new music in 10 years, 'Trees We'll Never See'
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 10:50 am
Multi-platinum, six-time Grammy Award-winner Amy Grant's first new music in a decade, the track "Trees We'll Never See," is now available across all DSP's, along with a scenic lyric video.
Elevation Worship is 'More Than Able'
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 10:45 am
Grammy Award-winning group Elevation Worship released a new single today. "More Than Able" is available now on all DSPs.

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