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Lady Falcons volleyball creeps closer to third-straight NFL title
Thu, Oct 10th 2019 10:15 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Lady Falcons volleyball team continues to roll in 2019, as the squad defeated the Grand Island Vikings, 3-0, Thursday night in the Falcons Den.
Halloween-themed treats at Tim Hortons
Thu, Oct 10th 2019 04:15 pm
To celebrate the spookiest time of year, Tim Hortons is launching Vanilla S'Cream and Chocolate Monster doughnuts.
NYPA hires business strategist to drive leadership in clean energy & energy efficiency
Thu, Oct 10th 2019 04:10 pm
Ramping up its effort to focus on long-range planning and help New York achieve its ambitious clean energy goals, the New York Power Authority has hired a business strategist to serve in the new position of senior vice president, strategy and corporate development. Yves Edouard Noel joined NYPA Oct. 1.
DeVeaux Woods State Park opens new amenities
Thu, Oct 10th 2019 04:10 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, along with the City of Niagara Falls, cut the ribbon today on a new comfort station, as well as the city's first dog park, in DeVeaux Woods State Park.
Broadway megastar and voice of 'Anastasia' Liz Callaway joins 'Holiday Pops' with Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Thu, Oct 10th 2019 04:10 pm
Liz Callaway, a Tony nominee and Emmy Award-winning actress, singer and recording artist, joins Principal Pops Conductor John Morris Russell and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra for four performances of "Holiday Pops": Thursday and Friday, Dec. 19-20, at 10:30 a.m.; Saturday Dec. 21, at 8 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 22, at 2:30 p.m.
The Harlem Globetrotters return to KeyBank Center in 2020
Thu, Oct 10th 2019 04:10 pm
The Original Harlem Globetrotters are returning to KeyBank Center in Buffalo at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, 2020.
Becker Farms & Vizcarra Vineyards has haunted hayride
Thu, Oct 10th 2019 04:10 pm
Becker Farms returns with its haunted hayride starting Friday, Oct. 18, and running from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, for two weekends only.
Native American Music Awards: Wes Studi & Mickie James to host, Portugal. The Man, Keith Secola, JR Redwater among special guests
Thu, Oct 10th 2019 04:10 pm
The Native American Music Awards has announced the entertainers, special guests and performers for Native America's biggest night of entertainment, taking place Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Seneca Niagara Hotel & Casino in Niagara Falls.
Buffalo City Mission launches fall campaign to raise $2.47 million by end of 2019
Thu, Oct 10th 2019 10:45 am
Today, the Buffalo City Mission announced the launch of its annual fall fundraising campaign, a significant annual initiative to advance its work in providing critical programs and services for the homeless of Buffalo.
Higgins: $834,177 in federal funding for UB Research
Thu, Oct 10th 2019 10:45 am
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the Department of Justice's National Institute of Justice (NIJ) awarded the University at Buffalo a grant award for $834,177 to conduct research on health effects experienced among police officers. The grant was awarded as part of the fiscal year 2019 Research and Evaluation in Safety, Health, and Wellness in the Criminal Justice System program under NIJ.
#OneChicagoDay: Get to know new 'Chicago P.D.' cast member Lisseth Chavez
Wed, Oct 9th 2019 09:45 pm
The beginning of Kevin Atwater's partnership with Vanessa Rojas was just like the start of any coupling. Well, sort of.
Nick Jonas joins 'The Voice' as coach for spring 2020
Wed, Oct 9th 2019 06:30 pm
Multi-Platinum Grammy and Golden Globe Award-nominated recording artist, actor and award-winning songwriter Nick Jonas will join the spring cycle of "The Voice" as a coach.
Jacobs, Brown announce $80,000 grant award to bolster access to soccer
Wed, Oct 9th 2019 06:25 pm
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs was joined late last week by Buffalo Mayor Byron W. Brown, North District Councilman Joseph Golombek and local community organizations and leaders in announcing he secured $80,000 in state funding to support new mini-pitches along the Scajaquada Pathway in the Black Rock-Riverside neighborhood.
Congressman Higgins joins Niagara Falls School District in announcing 5-year federal grant totaling over $2.49 million
Wed, Oct 9th 2019 05:35 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins on Wednesday joined Niagara Falls City School District Superintendent Mark Laurrie in announcing a federal grant through the U.S. Department of Education totaling over $2.49 million over a five-year grant period for Niagara Falls Schools. The award, over $498,000 annually, will put additional mental health resources in schools, increase community and family outreach, provide training to help teachers identify needs early, and expand the pipeline of mental health professionals into the school setting to reduce shortages.
Eagles to perform 'Hotel California' album in its entirety on 2020 tour
Wed, Oct 9th 2019 04:05 pm
Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit, with Deacon Frey and Vince Gill - are bringing their recent, highly acclaimed "Hotel California" performances on tour in 2020 with concerts in Atlanta, New York, Dallas, Houston, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Each night's concert will feature a "Hotel California" set, with an accompanying orchestra and choir, followed by an additional set of the band's greatest hits.
Celebrate 60 years of Buffalo Bills football at Buffalo History Museum
Wed, Oct 9th 2019 04:00 pm
Sports fans can experience six decades of Buffalo Bills football stories through exhibitions, events and programming in October at The Buffalo History Museum, located at One Museum Court.
Kearns to host disability awareness event
Wed, Oct 9th 2019 04:00 pm
Erie County Clerk Michael P. Kearns and the Erie County Office for the Disabled will hold a special Disability Awareness Outreach Day from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 26, at the new Erie County Auto Bureau located in the Southgate Plaza at 1088-B Union Road in West Seneca. Those interested may utilize the Seneca Street entrance located at the backside of the plaza in the former Bon-Ton.
Rhythm & blues, country, pop and stand-up comedy head to Fallsview Casino Resort
Wed, Oct 9th 2019 04:00 pm
Rhythm & blues, country, pop and stand-up comedy head to Fallsview Casino in January with performances by R&B vocal group The Spinners, country sensations Chris Lane and Frankie Ballard, American pop group 98°, and comedian Kathleen Madigan.
UB Theatre and Dance Presents: 'The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie'
Wed, Oct 9th 2019 03:40 pm
University at Buffalo Department of Theatre and Dance presents "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie." The show is directed by Vincent O'Neill, artistic director and co-founder of Irish Classical Theatre, and associate theater professor in the department.
'Disney Night' on 'Dancing with the Stars'
Wed, Oct 9th 2019 03:40 pm
The remaining 10 celebrity and pro-dancer couples competed Monday on the fourth week of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars." Season 17 alumnus Leah Remini joined in as the season's first guest judge.
Lockport CARES 'urgently' seeking volunteers to staff homeless shelters
Wed, Oct 9th 2019 03:40 pm
Lockport CARES is in need of shift volunteers to help at the homeless shelters. Lockport CARES currently is at full capacity and the admission line is turning people in need away, because of lack of volunteers.
Frank Todaro's Collision Masters partners with Geico, PUNT Foundation to give car to deserving family
Wed, Oct 9th 2019 03:40 pm
Frank Todaro and his company, Collision Masters, partnered with Geico and the P.U.N.T. Foundation on Tuesday to gift a car to a deserving family in need. Beth Bova and her daughter, Zoe, were in need of a car to drive to and from doctors' appointments at Roswell Park, as Zoe battles pediatric cancer.
Ahead of NT show, The Oak Ridge Boys teams with AARP, Justice Department to launch public service announcement to raise awareness about fraud targeting older Americans
Wed, Oct 9th 2019 03:20 pm
Announced late last week from a joint press conference in Tulsa, Oklahoma, The Department of Justice and AARP unveiled a new public service announcement campaign with iconic country music supergroup The Oak Ridge Boys to raise awareness of fraud schemes targeting elders.
Orchid Show to brighten Botanical Gardens
Wed, Oct 9th 2019 03:20 pm
The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens will burst with orchids at its annual fall orchid showAnchor from 10 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 10.
Zach Williams releases 'Rescue Story'
Wed, Oct 9th 2019 03:20 pm
"Rescue Story," the long-awaited album from Grammy- and GMA Dove Award-winning artist Zach Williams, is out now. Supporting "Rescue Story," which is the follow-up to his Grammy-winning album, 2017's "Chain Breaker," is Williams' 21-city "Rescue Story Tour," which kicks off in Syracuse.
Applications available for ASI's 'Give for Greatness' granting program
Wed, Oct 9th 2019 03:20 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York announced application materials for its annual "Give for Greatness" granting program are live.
'Trunk or Treat' at Niagara Frontier Bible Church
Wed, Oct 9th 2019 03:20 pm
Niagara Frontier Bible Church is hosting a family-friendly Halloween event from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at 5287 Bronson Drive, Lewiston. A story and refreshments will be provided. For more information, email [email protected] or visit www.niagarafrontierbible.com.
Voccio to lead fall foliage walk
Wed, Oct 9th 2019 03:20 pm
Niagara Falls City Councilman Chris Voccio will lead a one-hour fall foliage walk along the Niagara River Gorge at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19. The walk will follow the upper trail between Whirlpool State Park and Devil's Hole State Park.
DEC: new mapping resources, hunting information now available on 'DECinfo Locator'
Wed, Oct 9th 2019 03:20 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced new additions to the recently launched "DECinfo Locator," which is making new resources and information available to help hunters plan their outings this fall and throughout the year. DECinfo Locator has added two data layers - hunting on DEC-managed lands and wildlife management units - designed to help provide detailed mapping functions for hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts.
FOX makes first pickup of fall, ordering full season of 'Prodigal Son'
Mon, Oct 7th 2019 03:20 pm
In the first pickup of the fall season, FOX has ordered nine additional episodes of the No. 1 new series, "Prodigal Son," raising the episode order to 22. From Emmy Award-nominated executive producer Greg Berlanti, executive producer Sarah Schechter ("Riverdale," "You"), and executive producers/creators Chris Fedak ("Deception," "Chuck") and Sam Sklaver ("Deception," "Bored to Death"), FOX said, " 'Prodigal Son' is a fresh take on the traditional crime drama with a provocative and outrageous lead character and a darkly comedic tone."
Food Network & Cooking Channel celebrate Thanksgiving with a bounty of holiday-themed programming, recipes, live classes
Mon, Oct 7th 2019 07:00 am
Food Network and Cooking Channel are preparing for food's biggest holiday with a full slate of Thanksgiving-themed programming, including a live on-air event and first-ever, interactive Thanksgiving streaming event on the new "Food Network Kitchen" app, marking a 40% increase in Thanksgiving content compared to 2018.
Western New York celebrates legacy of Hispanic men and women in military
Mon, Oct 7th 2019 07:00 am
During a joint Hispanic Heritage Month event hosted by the Hispanic Heritage Council of Western New York and the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park on Friday, the community gathered to celebrate the service of Western New York Hispanic American veterans.
Jeff Dunham returns to KeyBank Center
Mon, Oct 7th 2019 07:00 am
For the past 12 years, Jeff Dunham and his somewhat-inappropriate-proteges, Peanut, Walter, José Jalapeño, Bubba J. and Achmed the Dead Terrorist, have filled arenas across the U.S. and the world with their multiple, blockbuster tours. This fall, Dunham and his cohorts will set out on their brand-new international tour, "Jeff Dunham: Seriously!?" Dunham and his guys will visit KeyBank Center in Buffalo at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22.
Got fish? New York Sea Grant part of $1 million Great Lakes Aquaculture Collaborative
Mon, Oct 7th 2019 07:00 am
New York Sea Grant has recently been announced as part of a three-year, $1 million, multi-state Great Lakes Aquaculture Collaborative project designed to help Great Lakes states respond to consumer demand for freshwater fish and a $14 billion national seafood trade deficit identified by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Marine Fisheries Service.
A visit from The Joker
Mon, Oct 7th 2019 07:00 am
On Saturday night, fans of "Joker" received a special surprise when the Joker himself, Joaquin Phoenix, stopped by multiple screening of the film at Alamo Drafthouse LA. Dressed in a grey hoodie, Phoenix took time to meet with fans at each theater, answer questions, and snap a few selfies. The actor even talked about the origin of the iconic Joker dance moves!
Cookie time: Girls enrich financial literacy, cyber-safety skills with Girl Scout fall product program
Mon, Oct 7th 2019 07:00 am
Girl Scouts of Western New York's popular fall product program returns to help girls enrich their financial literacy and cyber-safety skills. Girls use an online digital platform to engage close friends and family to order candies, nuts, magazines, candles and other items. The fall product program runs until Oct. 26.
Life Recovery in Lewiston
Mon, Oct 7th 2019 07:00 am
Life Recovery is a 12-step-based ministry for people with addictions or other life-controlling problems. Starting Thursday, Oct. 24, the meetings will be held every Thursday at 7 p.m. at Lewiston Assembly of God, 4754 Creek Road.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center auxiliary to hold 'gently worn' coat sale
Mon, Oct 7th 2019 07:00 am
The Auxiliary of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will hold a sale of "gently worn" men's and women's coats, jackets and blazers, along with purses and jewelry, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, in the hospital auditorium, 621 10th St.
Montana International to give away $1,000 in prizes at Haunted Falconwood Halloween Party
Mon, Oct 7th 2019 07:00 am
"The Haunted Falconwood Halloween Party 2019" at Beaver Island State Park at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19, will mark the official grand opening of The Falconwood Event Center at Beaver Island State Park.
Erie County: 15th annual Fairgrounds Festival of Lights opens Nov. 29 in Hamburg
Mon, Oct 7th 2019 07:00 am
On Friday, Nov. 29, the switch will be flipped to illuminate more than 1 million lights as the Fairgrounds Festival of Lights opens its 15th season. This time-honored, holiday tradition takes place at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg and is the largest Christmas festival in Western New York.
 

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