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Point of Grace to be joined by special guests for live performance of new album
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 08:55 am
In celebration of the April 28 release of "Turn Your Eyes (Songs We Love, Songs You Know) Volume II," multi-Dove Award-winning, Platinum-selling trio Point of Grace is set to perform the album in its entirety at a special launch event next month.
Youngstown Lions Club offering Neil Riordan $1,500 Memorial Scholarships
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 07:00 am
All graduating high school seniors living in the Lewiston-Porter School District, including parochial and home-schooled seniors, are invited to apply for the Neil Riordan Memorial Scholarships sponsored annually by the Youngstown Lions Club in memory of former Youngstown Mayor Neil Riordan. Up to three recipients will be chosen this year to receive awards of $1,500 each.
Culinary arts students rise to National Guard meal challenge
Thu, Mar 23rd 2023 09:45 pm
Chef Lisa Cook's and chef Caitlin Kucharski's culinary arts students took on a challenge issued by the National Guard.
Buffalo man convicted by federal jury for role in murder of 3 people in front of child
Thu, Mar 23rd 2023 09:40 pm
U.S. Attorney Trini E. Ross announced today that Deandre Wilson, 51, of Buffalo, who was convicted by a federal jury of multiple charges for his role in a narcotics conspiracy, which resulted in a triple homicide, was sentenced to serve three consecutive life sentences plus 30 years by Chief U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford.
Former City Honors teacher sentenced to serve 14 years in prison on child pornography charges
Thu, Mar 23rd 2023 09:40 pm
U.S. Attorney Trini E. Ross announced today that Peter Hingston, 63, of Amherst, who was convicted of two counts of possession of child pornography, was sentenced to serve 168 months in prison and 15 years supervised release by Chief U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford.
Morinello: 'Raise the Age' caused more harm than good
Thu, Mar 23rd 2023 09:40 pm
Assemblyman Angelo Morinello, R-C-Niagara Falls, joined Assembly members, senators and district attorneys from across the state to call for an amendment to the "Raise the Age" law, which went into effect in 2018, increasing the age for youth who can be prosecuted as an adult to from 16 to 18 years of age.
Niagara University 'Takes Back the Night' on March 30
Thu, Mar 23rd 2023 09:40 pm
Niagara University is inviting the community to "Take Back the Night," Thursday, March 30, through participation in an annual event that aims to end gender-based violence in all forms, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
State Parks Niagara River Greenway Standing Committee cancels meeting
Thu, Mar 23rd 2023 09:40 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Niagara River Greenway Standing Committee has canceled its next standing committee meeting due to lack of business. The meeting was scheduled for Wednesday, April 12.
FOX picks up second seasons of dramas 'Accused, 'Alert: Missing Persons Unit'
Thu, Mar 23rd 2023 09:40 pm
FOX has renewed its hit mid-season dramas, the crime anthology "Accused" and procedural "Alert: Missing Persons Unit," for sophomore seasons to air in 2023-24, it was announced by Michael Thorn, president, scripted programming, FOX Entertainment.
Hochul announces initiative to improve food benefit access for women, infants & children
Thu, Mar 23rd 2023 09:40 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a new client feedback initiative her team said will improve understanding of the challenges New Yorkers face enrolling in the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, also known as WIC.
ESW to debut in Medina
Thu, Mar 23rd 2023 09:40 pm
After a successful event this past weekend, Empire State Wrestling sets its sights on debuting in a new city for a great cause. "Spring Smash" will take place on Saturday, April 15, at Medina High School (2 Mustang Drive) with proceeds from the event going toward the East Shelby Volunteer Fire Co.
Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park to open for season and commemorate 80th anniversary of USS The Sullivans
Thu, Mar 23rd 2023 07:00 am
Opening day at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park is on Saturday, March 25, with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Joining the Naval Park for the ribbon-cutting will be U.S Coast Guard Chief Mario Roy, who will be honored as the first official visitor of the season.
Lauren Daigle performing at Artpark Amphitheater
Thu, Mar 23rd 2023 12:20 am
Two-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Lauren Daigle will perform at the Artpark Amphitheater at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 14. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, March 31.
NYPA board awards low-cost hydropower to Amazon in support of $550 million WNY expansion
Wed, Mar 22nd 2023 08:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the New York Power Authority board of trustees approved economic development awards to 22 firms that will spur more than $20 billion in capital investments and support 8,336 jobs - with 3,930 newly created.
UB: University Libraries to present an exhibit dedicated to Louise Blanchard Bethune, America's first professional female architect
Wed, Mar 22nd 2023 08:50 pm
The University at Buffalo Libraries will host an exhibit celebrating the life and career of Louise Blanchard Bethune, America's first professional female architect, beginning on March 29 in 420 Capen Hall on the university's North Campus.
Higgins: $933,800 to support new mobile health clinic operated by University at Buffalo
Wed, Mar 22nd 2023 08:45 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced $933,800 in federal funding awarded to the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions. Secured by Higgins as part of the fiscal year 2023 budget, this community project funding will support a mobile health unit in medically underserved communities in Erie, Niagara, and surrounding counties in the Western New York Region.
Alzheimer's Association presents caregiver conference focusing on Black community
Wed, Mar 22nd 2023 07:55 pm
In partnership with the Buffalo Center for Health Equity, the Western New York Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association will present "It's A Family Affair: 3rd Annual Black/African American Caregiver Conference" on Saturday, April 1, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Frank E. Merriweather Library, 1324 Jefferson Ave., Buffalo. People can also participate via Zoom.
Catholic Health Laboratory Service Centers now part of Highmark BCBS provider network
Wed, Mar 22nd 2023 07:55 pm
Catholic Health Laboratory Service Centers are now part of the Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York participating provider network. This means Highmark members throughout the region can now use any of the 19 Catholic Heath Laboratory Centers for blood work and other specimen collections without incurring any additional out-of-network fees.
Western New Yorkers invited to indulge at first 'Healthy Options' Restaurant Week
Wed, Mar 22nd 2023 07:55 pm
More than 20 local restaurants are participating in the first ever "Healthy Options" Restaurant Week, presented by the Independent Health Foundation, Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus and the Buffalo Urban League Young Professionals.
Chef's Restaurant celebrating 100th anniversary with documentary screening at North Park
Wed, Mar 22nd 2023 07:55 pm
On Friday, Sept. 22, Chef's Restaurant will celebrate 100 years of food, friendship and community.
Meshell Ndegeocello makes her Blue Note debut with June 16 release of 'The Omnichord Real Book'
Wed, Mar 22nd 2023 07:50 pm
Acclaimed Grammy-winning multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter Meshell Ndegeocello makes her Blue Note Records debut with the June 16 release of "The Omnichord Real Book" a visionary and deeply jazz-influenced album that marks the start of a new chapter in her trailblazing career.
Shining light on aging hearts
Wed, Mar 22nd 2023 07:50 pm
Light therapy has demonstrated its usefulness in treating a variety of diseases. But can it delay the occurrence of age-related disease?
Dyngus Day in Buffalo returns
Wed, Mar 22nd 2023 07:00 am
The 17th annual Dyngus Day Buffalo Festival will take place April 10 and include a parade that begins at 5:30 p.m. through the heart of the Historic Polonia District in Buffalo. The parade begins at Memorial Drive and heads west along Broadway to Fillmore.
Lewiston GardenFest accepting applications for vendors & open gardens
Wed, Mar 22nd 2023 07:00 am
With warmer temperatures and spring plantings right around the corner, Lewiston GardenFest is now recruiting both vendors and residents interested in showcasing their own gardens for the annual event. Presented by Lewiston Garden Club, the 2023 Lewiston GardenFest is Saturday, June 17, and Sunday, June 18, along Center Street.
Eva Longoria's 'Flamin' Hot' to have unprecedented release on Hulu and Disney+
Tue, Mar 21st 2023 07:05 pm
Searchlight Pictures announced that award-winning actor/director/producer Eva Longoria's feature directorial debut "Flamin' Hot" will have an unprecedented release debuting on both Hulu and Disney+ on June 9.
Catholic Health: Progress continues at 'record pace' on new Lockport Memorial Hospital
Tue, Mar 21st 2023 05:20 pm
Construction of the new, 60,000-square-foot Lockport Memorial Hospital (LMH) is proceeding at a record pace as a result of Catholic Health's continued collaboration with the New York State Department of Health, local government officials, and its construction partners. Ground was broken in November 2021 for the $62 million facility - the largest investment in eastern Niagara County in recent years - which is expected to open in September 2023.
Q&A: Former cast member Jesse Lee Soffer directing 'Chicago P.D.'
Tue, Mar 21st 2023 04:15 pm
When "Chicago P.D." revisits the Arturo Morales storyline this week, it will be in an episode directed by longtime cast member Jesse Lee Soffer.
NYS DCP alerts New Yorkers of poisonous home hazards during Poison Prevention Week
Tue, Mar 21st 2023 01:05 pm
For this week's "Tuesday's Tips" during National Poison Prevention Week, the New York Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection is reminding New Yorkers of prevention measures to reduce the risk of poisoning.
OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino will host 'POP 2000 Tour,' Shinedown
Tue, Mar 21st 2023 01:05 pm
Fallsview Casino has announced more summer concerts.
Buffalo Police Explorers accepting recruits to join 12-week police youth academy program
Tue, Mar 21st 2023 01:05 pm
Now through April 4, the Buffalo Police Explorers program is looking for a new group of participants to join a 12-week-long police youth academy program at the Larkin Commerce Center in downtown Buffalo.
Hochul, Brown announce additional members appointed to serve on May 14th Memorial Commission
Tue, Mar 21st 2023 10:35 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul and Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown announced the appointment of additional members to the May 14th Memorial Commission.
Peter Gabriel adds show at KeyBank Center on Sept. 22
Tue, Mar 21st 2023 10:20 am
Today, Peter Gabriel announced 13 additional cities on his massive North America run of "i/o - The Tour," including a stop at KeyBank Center in Buffalo on Sept. 22. The tour is produced by Live Nation.
Higgins & Wheatfield Supervisor Don MacSwan honor more than 75 local Vietnam veterans
Tue, Mar 21st 2023 09:55 am
Congressman Brian Higgins, along with Town of Wheatfield Supervisor Don MacSwan, held a ceremony Monday recognizing the service of Western New York Vietnam veterans. During the event, more than 75 local veterans each received an American Vietnam War 50th anniversary commemorative lapel pin.
Old Fort Niagara program: Understanding precarious position occupied by women in 18th century military
Tue, Mar 21st 2023 09:55 am
On Aug. 7, 1760, Sgt. Cameron of the 44th Regiment of Foot was tried under the accusation he had threatened to report the commandant of Fort Niagara to Gen. Thomas Gage.
Aftaar dinner in Buffalo
Tue, Mar 21st 2023 09:55 am
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Buffalo's annual Aftaar dinner will be held April 1 at the Masjid Mahdi Mosque, located at 9610 Colvin Blvd., Niagara Falls.
Kearns to host spring DisAbility Awareness Day event
Tue, Mar 21st 2023 09:50 am
Erie County Clerk Michael P. Kearns and the Erie County Office for People with Disabilities will hold a special DisAbility Awareness Day event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at the Erie County Auto Bureau in the Sheridan Plaza, 2309 Eggert Road, Tonawanda. No appointment is required for this community outreach.
Girl Scouts of Western New York extending 2023 Girl Scout Cookie season
Tue, Mar 21st 2023 09:50 am
There's now more time to get your favorite Girl Scout Cookie flavors, as Girl Scouts in Western New York have extended the Cookie Program throughout April.
Money management tips for retirees
Tue, Mar 21st 2023 07:00 am
What constitutes a perfect retirement is different for everyone. Some people may imagine spending their golden years fishing their days away, while others may aspire to finally embrace their inner globetrotter. Though individuals' retirement dreams differ, every retiree will need money, which only underscores the importance of a wise and disciplined approach to money management.
How businesses can express appreciation for employees
Tue, Mar 21st 2023 07:00 am
Without the dedication and hard work of employees, businesses large and small would not be successful. Recognizing that it takes a team of professionals to help their companies function optimally, business owners can show appreciation to the staff in various ways.
FASNY: Volunteer firefighters save New York taxpayers $4.7 billion annually
Mon, Mar 20th 2023 04:05 pm
New York's volunteer firefighters, which respond to emergency calls in a majority of the state, save not only lives and property, but also billions in taxpayer dollars. According to an economic impact study released Monday by the Firefighters Association of the State of New York (FASNY), these dedicated volunteers help New York taxpayers save $4.7 billion annually through their services.

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