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The Smashing Pumpkins announce 2023 North American 'The World Is A Vampire Tour'
Tue, Mar 28th 2023 04:10 pm
The Smashing Pumpkins announced their 26-date North American "The World Is A Vampire Tour." Produced by Live Nation, the tour is set to start Friday, July 28, at The Chelsea at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. The tour will feature special guests Interpol, Stone Temple Pilots and Rival Sons as support on various dates, as well as some of the world's biggest champions from the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), who will be competing in most cities.
New York state announces two grant opportunities to help farmers combat climate change and protect water quality
Tue, Mar 28th 2023 04:05 pm
New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Commissioner Richard A. Ball announced two grant opportunities totaling $28.5 million for projects intended to help New York's farmers reduce greenhouse gas emissions, mitigate water and soil quality concerns, and increase on-farm resiliency to climate change.
Perry's new pint lineup brings 'extra-indulgent' flavor to the everyday
Tue, Mar 28th 2023 03:35 pm
Perry's Ice Cream is launching a reimagined "extra-indulgent" pint line.
SUNY Buffalo State Small Business Development Center presents KidBiz Market
Tue, Mar 28th 2023 03:35 pm
The SUNY Buffalo State Small Business Development Center has announced the return of KidBiz Market, a small-scale entrepreneurial and educational program for third, fourth, fifth and sixth graders, which culminates in an open-air market along bustling Elmwood Avenue.
International Institute of Buffalo seeks trivia enthusiasts for 'Community World Trivia Competition'
Tue, Mar 28th 2023 03:35 pm
With the slogan, "Think globally, quiz locally," the International Institute of Buffalo seeks participants for "Community World Trivia 2023 - A Global Knowledge Contest."
Traveler advisory for Niagara Scenic Parkway
Tue, Mar 28th 2023 03:35 pm
New York State Department of Transportation is advising motorists that lane closures are scheduled on the Niagara Scenic Parkway (State Route 957A) in the City of Niagara Falls to facilitate milling and paving.
Higgins welcomes Canada's action postponing penalties associated with new underused housing tax
Tue, Mar 28th 2023 03:35 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins welcomed an announcement by the government of Canada that it is postponing fines and interest associated with late-filed underused housing tax (UHT) returns through Oct. 31, 2023.
Curtain Up Productions presents 'Million Dollar Quartet'
Tue, Mar 28th 2023 12:15 pm
Curtain Up Productions, in conjunction with the Historic Palace Theatre in Lockport, announced the production of "Million Dollar Quartet," the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical "inspired by the electrifying true story of four rock 'n' roll icons." The show makes its debut April 20, with shows running through April 30.
Consumer alert: NYS DCP provides tips for consumers planning spring & summer travel
Tue, Mar 28th 2023 12:15 pm
For this week's "Tuesday's Tips," the New York Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection is providing tips to consumers planning for spring and summer travel.
Appeal 2023 more than halfway to goal with $5 million raised
Tue, Mar 28th 2023 12:15 pm
Appeal officials announced that Appeal 2023 in support of Catholic Charities of Buffalo and the diocesan "Fund for the Faith," has reached $5 million. As of today, the annual campaign has raised $5,020,658, which is 52% of this year's $9.5 million goal.
Charles Begley named winner of 18th annual Key to the Locks Award
Tue, Mar 28th 2023 12:15 pm
Charles Begley has been named the recipient of the 18th annual Key to the Locks Award.
Pixies and Modest Mouse performing at Artpark Amphitheater on Aug. 28
Tue, Mar 28th 2023 11:40 am
As part of their summer tour, Pixies and Modest Mouse, with special guest Cat Power, will perform at the Artpark Amphitheater beginning at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28. This concert is presented by Live Nation.
Bailey Zimmerman and special guest Seaforth to perform at Erie County Fair
Tue, Mar 28th 2023 11:35 am
The Erie County Fair announced rising country music star Bailey Zimmerman will perform at the venue on Aug. 15 at The Buffalo News Grandstand. He will be joined by special guest and country music duo Seaforth.
'Joss Stone: 20 Years of Soul' at OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino
Tue, Mar 28th 2023 11:35 am
Fallsview Casino announced a night of music with Joss Stone.
Damar Hamlin's Chasing M's Foundation a partner with NFL in coalition to advance adoption of life-saving policies for student athletes
Tue, Mar 28th 2023 09:45 am
The National Football League on Monday announced the launch of The Smart Heart Sports Coalition, a collaboration among the NFL, NBA, MLB, MLS, NHL, NCAA, the American Heart Association, American Red Cross, Korey Stringer Institute, National Athletic Trainers' Association and Damar Hamlin's Chasing M's Foundation. The Smart Heart Sports Coalition is advocating for all 50 states to adopt evidence-based policies that will prevent fatal outcomes from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) among high school students.
Gunman sentenced for killing man on Broadway, shooting at responding Buffalo police officers
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 11:55 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 28-year-old Nakeem D. Haynes of Buffalo was sentenced this afternoon before State Supreme Court Justice Debra Givens to 30 years to life in prison.
Christina Milian to star in and executive produce holiday rom-com 'Meet Me Next Christmas' for Netflix
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 04:20 pm
On Monday, Netflix announced actress and singer Christina Milian will star in and executive produce a holiday romantic comedy titled "Meet Me Next Christmas."
WorkSourceOne Clothes Closet ready to help jobseekers look their best
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 02:50 pm
Niagara County's WorkSourceOne - focused on employment, reemployment and recruitment assistance - today reminded residents that it operates a "clothes closet" full of free professional clothing to help jobseekers with interview preparation and career wear.
Fired West Seneca police officer sentenced for scheme to defraud retail stores throughout WNY
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 02:50 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 34-year-old Ryan J. Miller of West Seneca was sentenced this morning before Erie County Court Judge Kenneth Case to a three-year conditional discharge. The defendant also paid restitution totaling $31,533.74.
UB receives $500,000 Mellon Foundation grant to develop Haudenosaunee Archive, Resource and Knowledge Portal
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 02:15 pm
The University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences has received a $500,000 grant from the Mellon Foundation to support the implementation of an indispensable community-driven digital resource for the collection, preservation and dissemination of Indigenous research, teaching and learning.
Carly Pearce earns fourth No. 1 with 'What He Didn't Do'; new special, 'CMT Defining: Carly Pearce'
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 12:55 pm
Fresh off her historic Grammy Award win, reigning ACM Awards Female Artist of the Year Carly Pearce has earned her fourth career No. 1 at country radio with "What He Didn't Do" (Big Machine Records), as the song officially reigns atop the Country Aircheck/Mediabase chart.
Godsmack & Staind coheadlining tour to visit Darien Lake Amphitheater Aug. 6
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 12:55 pm
Godsmack and Staind announced a 25-city coheadlining 2023 tour, produced by Live Nation. The tour kicks off on July 18 in St. Louis and includes a stop at Darien Lake Amphitheater in Darien Center on Sunday, Aug. 6.
New York Power Authority fishing piers open for 2023 season
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 12:50 pm
NYPA fishing facilities, including the fishing pier at the base of the New York Power Authority's Robert Moses Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant, are now open for the season. The fish cleaning station and handicap access elevator at the dam site will also be available provided that temperatures remain above freezing.
A little church trying to make a big difference
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 11:45 am
Recently, St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Wilson presented local shut-ins, past church members who are no longer able to attend Mass, and low-income individuals, with a little good will and a sure sign of spring. Over 50 people were presented with hand-crocheted baskets, each containing blooming crocuses, along with chocolates donated by Park Side in Buffalo.
National Grid: More than $1.9 million to aid 8 Western New York projects
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 11:45 am
National Grid, through its robust suite of economic development programs, is providing more than $1.9 million to support eight projects, including Thermo Fisher's Grand Island expansion, Westminster Economic Development Initiative's move to a new location, Sonwil Distribution Co's. multimillion-dollar warehouse, Pine Pharmaceutical Inc.'s Tonawanda expansion, plus restorations of buildings in Lackawanna and Buffalo.
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.

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