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Final episodes of 'Once Upon a Time' set to begin
Tue, Feb 20th 2018 04:40 pm
"Secret Garden" - Eager to harness her burgeoning magical skills, Robin engages in a risky relationship with Mother Gothel. Meanwhile in Hyperion Heights, Roni and Kelly strike a deal with Eloise, desperate to save Lucy from her mysterious illness. But nothing comes without a price. As things finally come to a head between Victoria and Ivy, someone may have to pay with their life, on the midseason premiere of "Once Upon a Time," Friday, March 2 (8-9:01 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.
Buffalo Sabres: Jake McCabe to undergo shoulder surgery
Tue, Feb 20th 2018 04:40 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday announced defenseman Jake McCabe is scheduled to undergo surgery to repair an injured shoulder.
BPO: In new Kleinhans 'Centerstage' series, chance to get intimate with music
Tue, Feb 20th 2018 04:40 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall is launching a concert series that will not just break the "fourth wall" between performer and audience, but obliterate it.
'Coffee with Chris' scheduled for March 15
Tue, Feb 20th 2018 04:40 pm
Niagara Falls City Council member Chris Voccio has scheduled his third "Coffee with Chris," this one set for March 15.
Travis Tritt to perform at Historic Riviera Theatre
Tue, Feb 20th 2018 12:55 pm
The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center welcomes Travis Tritt to the stage at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 22, presented by Latshaw Productions.
NYSSBA poll: 2/3 of school board members favor easing special ed. graduation requirements
Tue, Feb 20th 2018 12:55 pm
Nearly two-thirds of school board members responding to a recent online poll favor a Board of Regents proposal to allow students with disabilities to earn local diplomas without passing English language arts and/or math Regents exams as long as their superintendent determines they have otherwise demonstrated proficiency in those subjects, according to the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA).
Bachman performing at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Tue, Feb 20th 2018 12:50 pm
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino will present a performance by a legendary rock duo when Bachman & Turner perform inside the Seneca Niagara Events Center at 8 p.m. Friday, May 25. Tickets go on sale at noon Friday, Feb. 23.
Cuomo announces Smart Street Lighting NY program for all municipalities across state
Tue, Feb 20th 2018 12:50 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday announced Smart Street Lighting NY, a new statewide program that calls for at least 500,000 street lights throughout the state to be replaced with energy-saving LED technology by 2025.
Lewiston Choraleers to present Easter program at area churches
Tue, Feb 20th 2018 07:00 am
The Lewiston Choraleers will present an Easter program at four area churches March 17, 18, 24 and 25. The program will feature a cantata titled "The Easter Story" by Tom Fettke and Thomas Grassi. It retells the suffering, death, resurrection and exaltation of Jesus Christ in a story with a musical score that draws upon folk sources, spirituals, carols, and songs from English, Irish and Hebrew traditions.
Ladies AOH' Traditional Irish Breakfast'
Tue, Feb 20th 2018 07:00 am
The Niagara Falls Ladies Ancient Order Hibernians will sponsor its "Traditional Irish Breakfast" with Irish food and music from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday, March 4, at St. Leo's Worship Site, 2748 Military Road, Niagara Falls.
2018 Premier supports NFMMC intensive care unit
Mon, Feb 19th 2018 04:15 pm
Premier 2018 co-chairs Dr. Gerald Gorman and Murray Hewitt, left, present a check for $263,000 to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Intensive Care Clinical Coordinator Janice Paternostro, R.N., and Stroke Care Clinical Coordinator Alicia Scott, DNP, NP-C, right.
Seamans ends campaign for 27th District
Mon, Feb 19th 2018 04:15 pm
Joan Elizabeth Seamans released this statement on Monday:
UB: Study shows letting kids sip and taste alcohol is a risky behavior
Mon, Feb 19th 2018 04:15 pm
Parents who allow their young children to occasionally sip and taste alcohol may be contributing to an increased risk for alcohol use and related problems when those kids reach late adolescence, according to a new study by a University at Buffalo psychologist.
Ingrasci promoted to principal at Lumsden McCormick, president of Mt. St. Mary's Board of Associates
Mon, Feb 19th 2018 04:15 pm
Lumsden McCormick announced Robert Ingrasci, CPA, was promoted to principal in the tax department.
J. Fitzgerald Group adds Michael May, Kyle Martin to digital team
Mon, Feb 19th 2018 04:10 pm
J. Fitzgerald Group in Lockport has recently added two new hires to the company's growing marketing team.
Lewiston: Mayor Terry Collesano stepping down
Mon, Feb 19th 2018 12:55 pm
Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano held a press conference Monday morning to announce he will not seek a third term as the municipality's chief executive. He was joined in the Morgan Lewis Village Boardroom by family, friends and colleagues.
Buffalo Sabres recall Linus Ullmark from Rochester
Mon, Feb 19th 2018 10:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres on Monday announced the team recalled goaltender Linus Ullmark from the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Despite immigration challenges, NU's incoming international student enrollment rises
Mon, Feb 19th 2018 09:55 am
As immigration curtailment efforts continue in the White House, the number of incoming international students is rising steadily at Niagara University.
Upstate New York Food Tour Trail: 4 tour companies collaborate to promote local culinary scenes
Mon, Feb 19th 2018 09:55 am
The Upstate New York Food Tour Trail, an association of locally owned walking food tour companies throughout upstate New York, recently launched and is offering New York state residents and visitors alike new opportunities in culinary tourism.
Salt Lake City, Denver, Milwaukee, Seattle, Kansas City & San Diego top NBC Olympics primetime ratings at midpoint of PyeongChang Olympics
Mon, Feb 19th 2018 09:55 am
At the midpoint of the PyeongChang Olympics, Salt Lake City leads U.S. TV markets in primetime rating, with a 22.6 local Nielsen rating across NBC and NBCSN. Salt Lake City is also averaging a 41 share, meaning 41 percent of the homes in the market with a television in use at the time are tuned into NBC Olympics coverage (not including digital).
Women's Business Center 'E-Network' program expands to Niagara County
Mon, Feb 19th 2018 09:50 am
The Women's Business Center (WBC) at Canisius College is expanding its entrepreneurial support into Niagara County by kicking off a new "E-Network Niagara" program.
Collins, McMurray spar over residency
Mon, Feb 19th 2018 09:30 am
The race for the 27th Congressional District is heating up.
HS Hockey: Niagara-Wheatfield cruises past Lockport
Sat, Feb 17th 2018 04:00 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield is known for being one of the best hockey teams in Western New York. On Saturday at the Northtown Center, Division 3 Lockport saw just how talented the Falcons are. The Falcons defeated the Lions, 15-0, in the first round of the Section VI large schools playoffs .
Passion to take 'Worship Nights' to Pittsburgh, Jackson & Houston following 'Whole Heart' album release
Sat, Feb 17th 2018 08:20 am
Pittsburgh, Jackson and Houston will host the latest round of "Passion Worship Nights" featuring Passion and Louie Giglio who will be joined by Levi Lusko. April's "Passion Worship Nights" will follow the release of "Whole Heart," the newest collection of music from "Passion 2018."
'Descendants 3' announced to Disney Channel viewers
Sat, Feb 17th 2018 08:10 am
A legion of "Descendants" fans received confirmation of the long-awaited news of a "Descendants 3" movie on Friday, via an interstitial that aired during a programming event for Disney's "Zombies" on Disney Channel. The intriguing message, featuring Mal (daughter of Maleficent), alludes to a new villain character - Mal's father - joining the popular story of the teenage sons and daughters of Disney's most infamous villains.
Still unique: Antique to Chic marks 5th anniversary
Sat, Feb 17th 2018 07:00 am
Five years ago, Antique to Chic was formed, partly, out of the uncertainty surrounding the proposed Center Street plaza project. Some of the co-operators were part of The Country Doctor, a business located in one of the buildings set to be torn down if the new mall was approved.
Changes at Town Hall: Lewiston welcomes new finance director
Sat, Feb 17th 2018 07:00 am
The Lewiston Town Board welcomed a new town official on Monday, with the naming of Jacqueline Agnello as the new finance/budget director.
Grand Island native Patricia Zoltoski honored
Sat, Feb 17th 2018 07:00 am
What began as an exchange between two college friends reminiscing on the anniversary of their late mothers' passing became an epiphany which set forth an intention to change the way we think about March 4.
Jacobs letter cites 'flawed' process on West River Connector Trail
Sat, Feb 17th 2018 07:00 am
State Sen. Chris Jacobs told the state's public process in closing the West River Parkway and turning into a multi-modal connector trail "flawed."
Chamber Awards Gala 2018: Innovative Card Solutions is Sanborn Business of Year
Sat, Feb 17th 2018 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Innovative Card Solutions as the recipient of the Sanborn Business of the Year Award.
Alexa Foundation sets GCR meeting
Sat, Feb 17th 2018 07:00 am
The It Happened to Alexa Foundation, which recently announced its relocation from Lewiston to the Larkin complex in Buffalo, will hold the first planning meeting for the Great Contraption Race. The GCR will be held Sunday, June 10, starting at the Riverworks waterfront complex on the Buffalo River.
Diabetes workshop and Microsoft Word basics programs coming to NT Library
Sat, Feb 17th 2018 07:00 am
People living with diabetes or caring for someone with the disease can attend the North Tonawanda Public Library, 505 Meadow Drive, from 9:30 a.m. to noon starting Wednesday, Feb. 28, for a six-week workshop series.
State Parks, DEC encourage families to enjoy Presidents Day winter break in New York's open spaces
Sat, Feb 17th 2018 07:00 am
Readers celebrate Presidents Day weekend and winter break at a New York State Park, Historic Site or Department of Environmental Conservation lands and education centers. Events across the state range from cannon firings in salute to President George Washington, to guided snowshoe treks, to ever-popular seal walks along the Long Island coastline.
Best chefs from across US visit 'The Chew' kitchen to battle it out for title of 'Best Chef on the Block'
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 07:15 pm
"The Chew's" Emmy Award-winning co-hosts Michael Symon, Clinton Kelly and Carla Hall welcome finalists from six major cities: Seattle, Houston, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington (D.C.) and Atlanta - to join them in "The Chew" kitchen to battle it out for the title of "The Best Chef on the Block."
Annual Lenten Luncheons to begin
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 07:05 pm
The Grand Island Ministerium has announced that the annual Lenten Luncheons will begin at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 2100 Whitehaven Road. This series has been ongoing for more than three decades.
Fish fry dinners return to 3F
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:55 pm
With the Lenten season underway, the Three F Conservation Society Inc. announces its fish fry offerings, presented by JCI Catering LLC, are again available to area residents.
Obituary: Elsa Bondar
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:50 pm
Elsa Bondar, 89, of Washington, Pennsylvania, died peacefully on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at Asbury Heights, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Born on Aug. 4, 1928, in Chicago, Illinois, she was the daughter of the late Elsa (Wolkenhauer) and Joseph Schmieger.
Obituary: Richard Newcomer
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:50 pm
Richard LaRue Newcomer, 83, of Grand Island, husband of June (Fritz) Newcomer, peacefully joined our heavenly father, lord and savior Jesus Christ on Feb. 8, 2018. He was the devoted husband of June Newcomer of 59 years, a nurturing, loving father to his three daughters and one son.
Grand Island: Love's Travel Stop proposal has first public airing
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:50 pm
On the heels of the first public presentation regarding development by an Oklahoma company of a multi-million dollar truck stop on Whitehaven Road, Town Supervisor Nathan McMurray said he will propose a new law Friday that will ban "travel plazas" on Grand Island.

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