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Sara Groves drops critically lauded 'Abide With Me'
Fri, Nov 17th 2017 07:15 pm
Singer/songwriter Sara Groves released her 13th studio album, "Abide With Me," to critical acclaim today. The widely praised release comes on the heels of Grove's recent performance at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C., where she was the featured musical guest for Christian Music Broadcasters' gala dinner, performing three songs off her new record.
Steven Curtis Chapman releases 25th anniversary edition of 'The Great Adventure'
Fri, Nov 17th 2017 07:15 pm
It was 25 years ago (Nov. 18, 1992) that Steven Curtis Chapman released "The Great Adventure," what would become an award-winning album - and single - that would be a turning point in his career.
Matt Hammitt's first solo album with FCM Records drops
Fri, Nov 17th 2017 07:15 pm
Grammy Award nominee Matt Hammitt's awaited, self-titled solo project is available today, marking the first album release for the new FCM Records label under Full Circle Music (helmed by Grammy winner Seth Mosley). The 10-track record tackles blind trust, faith and the difficulties of stepping out of a familiar and comfortable place to follow Jesus, "who often calls one to do difficult things for one's ultimate good."
Erie County DPW, Emergency Services emphasize winter preparation
Fri, Nov 17th 2017 07:15 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined Friday by Commissioner of Public Works William Geary and Emergency Services Commissioner Daniel Neaverth Jr. to emphasize planning, preparedness and safety as winter approaches.
Silk Florals celebrates 1-year anniversary
Fri, Nov 17th 2017 07:05 pm
The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year for Andi LaMar, owner and designer of Silk Florals.
Jacobs bill would decrease sewer overflows into area waterways
Fri, Nov 17th 2017 07:00 pm
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs announced Friday he has proposed a law that would help keep area waterways clean by reducing residential sewer overflows. The bill, S-6935, would incentivize homeowners to make improvements that would reduce the amount of their stormwater runoff.
John Oates embraces Americana on 'Arkansas'
Fri, Nov 17th 2017 07:00 pm
"This is the record I have always wanted to make, with the band to bring it to life. After all these years, I feel I've finally been able to capture the sound that's in my head," John Oates said.
Totally Buffalo's '716Mas' Festival Dec. 2-3 at RiverWorks
Fri, Nov 17th 2017 07:00 pm
A brand-new festival is launching in early December and promises to be a massive shop-local event. The Totally Buffalo "716Mas" Festival will be held Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 2-3, at Buffalo RiverWorks.
Sean 'Diddy' Combs, DJ Khaled, Meghan Trainor & Charlie Walk join 'The Four: Battle For Stardom' on FOX
Fri, Nov 17th 2017 07:00 pm
Grammy Award-winning musician, record producer and songwriter Sean "Diddy" Combs, record-producing hitmaker DJ Khaled, Grammy-winning recording artist and songwriter Meghan Trainor, and record label executive Charlie Walk have joined the panel of experts on FOX's new singing competition series, "The Four: Battle For Stardom." The six-episode event premieres Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT), on FOX.
Neighbors Foundation: Share Your Happiness campaign begins
Fri, Nov 17th 2017 07:00 pm
The Neighbors Foundation of Grand Island is counting on Islanders to support its annual Share Your Happiness campaign for those temporarily in need.
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls ready to welcome holiday shoppers
Fri, Nov 17th 2017 07:00 pm
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA, will host its annual Fashionably Late/Fashionably Early Black Friday event for shoppers looking to snag remarkable deals and extra savings. Fashion Outlets will be open from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Thanksgiving night and again beginning at 7 a.m. on Black Friday.
Niagara University MBA students take on China: Global Trade Mission 2017
Fri, Nov 17th 2017 07:00 pm
The Global Trade Mission is a summer study abroad experience offered to Niagara University's MBA students (and sometimes undergraduate business students) to meet with business professionals overseas. Not only does the experience expose students to the global economy, but it also serves as a valuable cultural immersion opportunity.
Mark Daul provides an education on black walnut
Fri, Nov 17th 2017 08:50 am
That beautiful time of the year is here, and yes, many people don't like it but they are missing the boat, so to speak.
Lewiston Town Board OKs amended Rubino concept PUD
Thu, Nov 16th 2017 10:55 pm
Following significant discussion, the Lewiston Town Board, by a 4-1 vote, gave its endorsement Monday of a local law to approve the amended Rubino brothers' concept PUD - with conditions - for a proposed development off Upper Mountain Road near Bronson Drive. The planned unit development covers 107 units, including 91 patio homes and four-unit townhouse buildings on property currently owned by Donald Smith.
NBC sets midseason premiere dates for new dramas 'Good Girls' & 'Rise'
Thu, Nov 16th 2017 09:25 pm
With its fall lineup on track to dominate the fourth quarter for a sixth consecutive year in the 18-49 demo, NBC is set to launch two of its highly anticipated midseason dramas, "Good Girls" and "Rise," with their debuts scheduled behind a pair of formidable lead-ins.
Hockey Fights Cancer Night in Buffalo slated for Nov. 18
Thu, Nov 16th 2017 09:25 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team, in partnership with the Courage of Carly Fund at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, will again take part in the NHL's Hockey Fights Cancer program during the team's home game against the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m.
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade adds performers
Thu, Nov 16th 2017 09:25 pm
The 91st annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is adding additional star power as NBC and Macy's join to kick off the holiday season with a star-studded lineup of performers in the nation's favorite spectacle, set for Nov. 23 at 9 a.m. in all time zones.
New Jingle Falls USA programs offer activities for families, couples, singles
Thu, Nov 16th 2017 09:20 pm
The countdown has begun for downtown Niagara Falls' Jingle Falls USA, a new collaborative holiday celebration taking place on Saturdays, Dec. 2, 9 and 16. With multiple activities happening each day, Jingle Falls USA has planned something for guests of all ages.
Devil's Hole stairs reopening
Thu, Nov 16th 2017 09:20 pm
The stairs into the Niagara Gorge at Devil's Hole State Park will be reopened on Saturday, Nov. 18, after having been closed all summer so that they could be rebuilt. The stairs had been expected to be closed until spring 2018.
Niagara University announces collaborative plan to revitalize Niagara Falls' south end
Thu, Nov 16th 2017 09:00 pm
A brighter future is ahead for the south end of Niagara Falls, according to revitalization plans announced Thursday by Niagara University, the City of Niagara Falls and several community partners.
Anchor Bar opens in Niagara Falls
Thu, Nov 16th 2017 05:15 pm
Anchor Bar, the home of "The Original Buffalo Chicken Wing," held a grand-opening celebration Thursday for its 10th franchise location, and first in Niagara County. The restaurant is located at 114 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls, inside the Holiday Inn.
Niagara Falls: Mariah Carey concert cancelled
Thu, Nov 16th 2017 11:00 am
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino announced Thursday the Mariah Carey show scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 21, has been cancelled.
'Christmastime with Fieldstone and Holly': Historical Association of Lewiston celebrates 13th annual Tour of Homes
Wed, Nov 15th 2017 08:05 pm
The Historical Association of Lewiston's signature event, the Lewiston Tour of Homes, will kick off the holiday season Christmas Walk weekend, Dec. 2-3. Tickets are on sale now for the 13th annual event, themed "Christmastime with Fieldstone and Holly," which runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days.
Buffalo History Museum unveils 'Icons: The Makers and Moments of Buffalo Sports'
Wed, Nov 15th 2017 08:05 pm
"Icons: The Makers and Moments of Buffalo Sports," debuted in The Buffalo History Museum on Tuesday, making it Western New York's first-ever, comprehensive exhibition of Buffalo's professional sports history from 1880 through today.
New drama '9-1-1' to premiere following return of 'The X-Files' on FOX
Wed, Nov 15th 2017 08:00 pm
"9-1-1," the provocative new procedural drama, will premiere following the debut of the next thrilling chapter of "The X-Files" on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, on FOX.
Carson Wentz, NFL-best 8-1 Philadelphia Eagles visit Dak Prescott, Dallas Cowboys in NFC East showdown on NBC's 'Sunday Night Football'
Wed, Nov 15th 2017 08:00 pm
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" marks the latest installment of a classic NFC East rivalry, as Carson Wentz and the first-place Philadelphia Eagles (8-1) travel to Arlington, Texas, to face Dak Prescott and the second-place Dallas Cowboys (5-4) in a battle of playoff contenders. Coverage begins with "Football Night in America" at 7 p.m. ET.
Lauren Daigle's 'Behold' tops Billboard chart; partners with charities for Christmas gift box
Wed, Nov 15th 2017 08:00 pm
One year after its release, Grammy-nominated artist Lauren Daigle's 2016 holiday album, "Behold: A Christmas Collection," is currently the No. 1 album on the Billboard contemporary Christian chart.
Primetime from PyeongChang: Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski & Terry Gannon to call Olympic figure skating on NBC
Wed, Nov 15th 2017 08:00 pm
Play-by-play commentator Terry Gannon, 1998 Olympic gold medalist Tara Lipinski, and three-time U.S. figure skating champion Johnny Weir will handle NBC's primetime figure skating coverage during the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.
DEC announces 'New York Recycles Day'
Wed, Nov 15th 2017 12:20 pm
"New York Recycles Day" is now underway, State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced. In observance of the day, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo proclaimed Nov. 15 "New York - America Recycles Day" to highlight the state's leadership in recycling promotion and reducing waste.
Notre Dame looks to bounce back when Fighting Irish host Navy on 'Senior Day' on NBC
Wed, Nov 15th 2017 12:20 pm
NBC Sports wraps up its 27th consecutive season of Notre Dame Football on NBC this Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET on NBC with a presentation of college football's longest continuous intersectional rivalry, when the No. 8 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (8-2) host the Navy Midshipmen (6-3) at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana.
UB welcomes 'Kenny Rogers - The Gambler's Last Deal: Christmas & Hits'
Wed, Nov 15th 2017 11:15 am
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, welcomes the 11th annual Ronald McDonald House Charity Holiday Concert, this year featuring "Kenny Rogers - The Gambler's Last Deal: Christmas & Hits" with special guest Linda Davis. The event begins at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16.
Chris Collins announces annual 'Holiday Mail for Veterans' project
Wed, Nov 15th 2017 11:15 am
Congressman Chris Collins has asked local schools to participate in this year's "Holiday Mail for Veterans" program.
President Trump approves New York disaster declaration
Wed, Nov 15th 2017 11:00 am
On Tuesday, President Donald J. Trump declared a major disaster exists in the state of New York and ordered federal assistance to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by flooding from May 2 to Aug. 6.
Sabres, Wegmans, Entercom Buffalo partner for 'Turkeys for Tickets' drive
Tue, Nov 14th 2017 08:35 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced they will partner with Wegmans and Entercom Buffalo for a Thanksgiving turkey drive on Thursday, Nov. 16, to benefit local food pantries. The turkey drive will take place from 6-9 a.m. in the following locations:
Eric Wood Fund raises $57,500 for in-need Greater Buffalo children & families
Tue, Nov 14th 2017 08:35 pm
On Monday night, The Eric Wood Fund, a not-for-profit organization founded by Buffalo Bills center Eric Wood, raised $57,500 to support programming of The Children's Hospital of Buffalo Foundation and Stone's Buddies. Proceeds were raised at the organization's annual Flights and Bites fundraiser and silent auction.
Fairgrounds Festival of Lights, region's largest holiday festival, begins Friday, Nov. 24
Tue, Nov 14th 2017 08:35 pm
This year marks the 13th year for what has become a time-honored holiday tradition in Western New York. The Fairgrounds Festival of Lights at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg will flip the switch on more than 1 million twinkling lights at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24.
NAPA Mechanics Competition at farm show
Tue, Nov 14th 2017 08:30 pm
Once again the Western New York Farm Show is inviting high school students and nonprofessional, young adults to participate in its annual NAPA Mechanics Competition.
Kutless' new album, 'Alpha / Omega,' available now
Tue, Nov 14th 2017 08:30 pm
Kutless' new studio album, "Alpha / Omega," is available now with BEC Recordings. Released last Friday, "Alpha / Omega" is a collection of rock and worship songs, encompassing both original and cover tracks that define who the band has been for the past 17 years. Click HERE to purchase or stream "Alpha / Omega."
Fall business blender networking event to be held at Castellani Art Museum
Tue, Nov 14th 2017 08:30 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will hold a fall business blender at the Castellani Art Museum, located on the Niagara University Campus, from 5-7 p.m. Thursday. The networking event gives businesses, community leaders, NU educators and students a chance to casually converse and make connections in a unique setting.
Theatre of Youth presents beloved holiday classic 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'
Tue, Nov 14th 2017 12:55 pm
Theatre of Youth will present "A Charlie Brown Christmas" live on stage, for 12 performances only, Dec. 2-17 at the historic Allendale Theatre, 203 Allen St., Buffalo.
 

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