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'Dancing with the Stars' narrows field to 10 celebrity and pro-dancer couples competing for coveted Mirrorball Trophy
Tue, Oct 1st 2019 01:50 pm
The 11 remaining celebrity and pro-dancer couples competed on the third week of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" on Monday. For the broadcast, the show opened with a behind-the-scenes look at some movie magic, including a special "Star Wars Galaxy's Edge" moment.
'Cry Power' podcast presented by Hozier in collaboration with Global Citizen to feature guests Annie Lennox, Bono, Mavis Staples, Marcus Mumford
Tue, Oct 1st 2019 01:30 pm
Today, Hozier has unveiled the podcast "Cry Power," which he has created in collaboration with Global Citizen. The podcast series will see Hozier speak with musicians, artists, writers and campaigners about how to take action and change the world.
Walk for Apraxia: Community supports children working hard to find their voices
Tue, Oct 1st 2019 01:25 pm
The Walk for Apraxia celebrates children with apraxia of speech and recognizes them for their hard work. Families, professionals, students and other supporters join together to lift up children with apraxia of speech, because they believe every child deserves a voice.
International wetland status at Niagara River corridor
Tue, Oct 1st 2019 01:25 pm
The Niagara River - and pro bono work by University at Buffalo School of Law students - gains national prominence Oct. 2-3 when the river and its corridor become a Wetland of International Importance and part of the Ramsar Convention.
State Parks seeks partners at Knox Farm State Park
Tue, Oct 1st 2019 01:25 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has released a request for proposals for private-sector businesses to partner in the adaptive reuse, improvement and/or operation in Knox Farm State Park, located in East Aurora.
Pints for Progress returns in Falls
Tue, Oct 1st 2019 01:25 pm
Pints for Progress No. 26 will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at the Niagara Falls City Market, 752 E. Market St., Niagara Falls. Nick Spacone is the musical guest.
Higgins: Nearly $1.5 million for D'Youville College
Tue, Oct 1st 2019 01:25 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced a federal grant has been awarded to D'Youville College from the Department of Education's Academies for American History and Civics Program in the amount of $1,492,475. The funding will be implemented over a period of three years, starting with $499,022 for the upcoming fiscal year.
Cuomo: $3 million in state funds for municipalities to purchase zero-emissions vehicles & infrastructure
Tue, Oct 1st 2019 01:25 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the availability of $3 million in state funds to help municipalities purchase zero-emission vehicles and install related infrastructure. The rebates and grants are administered by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and supported by the state's Environmental Protection Fund to advance the governor's nation-leading climate change goals and clean transportation initiatives by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
'Coffee with Chris' for October
Tue, Oct 1st 2019 07:00 am
Niagara Falls City Councilman Chris Voccio has scheduled two "Coffee with Chris" events for October.
Multiple news sites state Chris Collins resigning, changing plea
Mon, Sep 30th 2019 07:55 pm
National news sites are reporting U.S. Rep Chris Collins has resigned. Moreover, they've stated he will be in federal court in New York City on Tuesday (or sometime this week) to request a change of plea hearing, with regard to charges of insider trading.
Niagara University offering free Halloween events with developmental & literacy screenings for children
Mon, Sep 30th 2019 07:30 pm
Niagara University is offering free, Halloween and fall-themed educational events for children and families in various Niagara County locations in October.
Buffalo Sabres, Bogosian, Pizza Logs to provide tickets to military personnel
Mon, Sep 30th 2019 07:30 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced defenseman Zach Bogosian will continue the "Tickets for Troops" program to provide a pair of seats to a member of the military during every home game for the 2019-20 season. In addition, Original Pizza Logs will also donate four 100-level tickets to a local veteran who will be recognized on the ice prior to the national anthem at each Sabres home game.
Highly competitive NIH HEAL Initiative issues awards to UB researchers to develop nonaddictive painkillers
Mon, Sep 30th 2019 07:25 pm
A prestigious and highly competitive National Institutes of Health program called the Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL) Initiative, has issued awards to two University at Buffalo faculty members who are studying how to develop novel, nonaddicting painkillers.
UB: How artificial intelligence will impact self-employment
Mon, Sep 30th 2019 07:25 pm
People who are self-employed in some of the lowest paid and most popular jobs are at the greatest risk of being displaced by artificial intelligence (AI), according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
Higgins & Richardson Olmsted Campus announce $400,000 'Save America's Treasures' grant
Mon, Sep 30th 2019 07:25 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins joined staff and board members of the Richardson Olmsted Campus to celebrate the award of a $400,000 "Save America's Treasures" grant. The federal funding will be used on roofing to stabilize and preserve the integrity of four buildings on the campus.
Erie County's fiscal stress decreases in latest NYS comptroller report
Mon, Sep 30th 2019 07:25 pm
Erie County is feeling less fiscal stress for 2018, according to a report issued by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli examining the fiscal conditions of municipalities across the state.
Villa Maria College hosts first collegewide service day as part of 2019 Heritage Days
Mon, Sep 30th 2019 07:25 pm
On Saturday, Oct. 5, Villa Maria students, faculty and staff will join forces in an effort to make the Buffalo community a better place through service.
Lauren Alaina is 'Getting Good' with new single
Mon, Sep 30th 2019 07:05 pm
Country star Lauren Alaina released her brand-new song, "Getting Good" on Friday. It's available here on all digital platforms with an official radio add date of Oct. 7.
McNall announces re-election bid
Mon, Sep 30th 2019 07:05 pm
Niagara County Legislature Chairman Wm. Keith McNall, who represents the 13th District, has officially announced his candidacy for reelection.
Gas prices drop in most regions as growing gasoline stocks push pump prices down
Mon, Sep 30th 2019 07:05 pm
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $2.65, down 2 cents since last week. One year ago, the price was $2.88. The New York state average is $2.74, down a penny from last week. A year ago, the state average was $2.99.
Letchworth slates arts & crafts show, sale
Mon, Sep 30th 2019 09:25 am
The Arts Council for Wyoming County will present the 44th annual Letchworth Arts and Crafts Show & Sale on Columbus Day weekend (Oct. 12-14).
Halloween 'BOOtanical Celebration,' workshops for kids planned at Botanical Gardens
Mon, Sep 30th 2019 09:25 am
The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens announces a fun, indoor family event, the "BOOtanical Celebration." This Halloween celebration will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19. A special Halloween themed make-it, take-it workshop for kids, the "Spooky Succulent Garden," will also be held at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
NCAP: Stay warm in winter, cool in summer
Mon, Sep 30th 2019 09:25 am
The Weatherization Assistance Program was created at the federal level in 1976 in response to a national energy crisis. Since its inception, it has continued to serve as the nation's core program for delivering energy-efficient services to eligible households in every state in America, with priority given to the elderly, persons with disabilities, and households with children.
Our Lady of Peace associates shine
Mon, Sep 30th 2019 09:25 am
Our Lady of Peace residents and associates celebrated the nomination and selection of six members of their team as the most recent Spotlight Award recipients. The accolade recognizes associates for going above and beyond in meeting the needs of those under their care.
Longest-running Niagara Hospice fundraiser celebrates 28 years
Mon, Sep 30th 2019 09:25 am
Niagara Hospice will celebrate the 28th anniversary of its longest-running fundraiser, "Cocktails and CA$H," at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11. The event will be held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension at 4487 Lake Road, Lockport. It is presented by the Niagara Hospice board of directors.
'Halloween Spooktacular' at Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum
Mon, Sep 30th 2019 07:00 am
The Herschell Carrousel Factory is hosting its annual "Halloween Spooktacular" event from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at 180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda. "Spooktacular" is a scare-free Halloween event that is suited for even the youngest members of the family.
Harvest, Wildlife festivals look for Sunday rebound
Sun, Sep 29th 2019 08:50 am
Rain put a damper on the first day of Lewiston''s Harvest and Wildlife festivals. Both events will look for a Sunday rebound.
Candidates Night Oct. 16 in GIHS Grand Viking Theater
Sat, Sep 28th 2019 07:00 am
After undergoing emergency triple bypass surgery on Sept. 20 at the Gates Vascular Institute in Buffalo, John Whitney returned home four days later and said he absolutely remains the endorsed Republican and Independence Party candidate for Town of Grand Island supervisor.
HART awards community members
Sat, Sep 28th 2019 07:00 am
The Lewiston-based Home Assistance Referral Team held its seventh annual dinner and awards celebration Thursday night at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
Obituary: James F. Bartolotta Jr.
Sat, Sep 28th 2019 07:00 am
James F. Bartolotta Jr. of Grand Island entered into rest Sept. 21, 2019.
Obituary: Ann Billica
Sat, Sep 28th 2019 07:00 am
Ann Billica (née Palgutt) of Grand Island entered into rest Sept. 20, 2019, at the age of 102.
Obituary: Kevin Maras
Sat, Sep 28th 2019 07:00 am
A celebration of the life of Kevin R. Maras of Grand Island will take place Oct. 5.
Obituary: Penny J. Belviso
Sat, Sep 28th 2019 07:00 am
Penny J. Belviso, 68, of Youngstown, was born in Niagara Falls, New York, on April 18, 1951, to the late Albert and Elizabeth Pries. She held God's hand as she entered into rest on Sept. 22, 2019, after battling cancer.
Macy's Place Pizzeria: Grand Islanders make WNY's best pizza
Sat, Sep 28th 2019 07:00 am
The people have spoken and have decided the best pizza in Western New York is made by an Island family.
Griffon to take over former supermarket
Sat, Sep 28th 2019 07:00 am
The Griffon House owners on Thursday officially declared they are coming to Youngstown and plan to move into the old grocery store that left the village with an empty storefront in 2018. The only questions remaining is how much will be invested and when.
YBPA honors Burmaster, recaps summer
Sat, Sep 28th 2019 07:00 am
At its session earlier this month, the Youngstown Business and Professional Association reviewed recent developments as well as plans for events entering into this fall.
Lewiston Town Board: Second public hearing on solar farm planned; NIMAC looking toward future
Sat, Sep 28th 2019 07:00 am
Two weeks after the Lewiston Town Board held a public hearing regarding a proposed utility-grade solar energy system planned for 4352 Williams Road, a second hearing was announced at this week's session.
Mission House debuts with new single, live lyric video for 'Nothing Left To Do'
Fri, Sep 27th 2019 09:30 pm
Integrity Music announces the debut single release from Mission House, the creative duo comprised of Jess Ray and Taylor Leonhardt. "Nothing Left To Do" is available now on all digital platforms, and will be featured on their upcoming self-titled seven-song project, slated to release Nov. 1.
'The Flintstones' come to WBBZ-TV
Fri, Sep 27th 2019 09:25 pm
Chris Musial, vice president and general manager of WBBZ-TV, announced America's first family of animated comedy is coming to MeTV. "The Flintstones" premieres Monday, Sept. 30, 59 years to the day from its very first telecast. "The Flintstones" will air on the MeTV affiliate weeknights, with back-to-back episodes starting at 6 p.m. Episodes will also air Sundays at 10, 10:30 and 11 a.m.
Niagara's Choice Federal Credit Union donates to SERV Niagara veterans
Fri, Sep 27th 2019 09:25 pm
Niagara's Choice Federal Credit Union recently donated the proceeds from its annual charity golf tournament to local veterans organization SERV Niagara. The Niagara County-based credit union holds a golf tournament each August to raise funds for a local charity.

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