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Hundreds attend forum by GI Zonta on women in science
Sat, Jan 12th 2019 07:00 am
A large crowd, mostly young women and girls, attended a forum on women in science and mathematics presented by the Grand Island Zonta Club Wednesday evening at Grand Island High School.
Grand Island Town Board: Madigan calls McMurray 'vindictive' after losing committee post
Sat, Jan 12th 2019 07:00 am
Whatever 2019 new year's resolutions made for more congeniality in Grand Island Town Board meetings lasted little more than an hour.
Contract signed with acclaimed local artist Susan Geissler for Charles DeGlopper sculpture
Sat, Jan 12th 2019 07:00 am
The DeGlopper Memorial Expansion Committee signed a contract Monday with a sculptor to produce a life-sized statue of Charles DeGlopper that would be a centerpiece of the new and improved DeGlopper Park.
Obituary: Eleanor Mae Swain
Sat, Jan 12th 2019 07:00 am
Eleanor Mae Swain (Turnbull), 91, of Grand Island, entered into rest Jan. 4, 2019.
Youngstown: YBPA readies for a busy 2019
Sat, Jan 12th 2019 07:00 am
The Youngstown Business and Professional Association held its annual winter meeting Tuesday evening at Rays Tavern, with a full house in attendance.
Village of Lewiston taking appointments for water meter head replacement
Sat, Jan 12th 2019 07:00 am
Starting Monday, Jan. 14, the Village of Lewiston Department of Public Works will begin replacing water meter heads. Residents are asked to call the clerk's office at 754-8271 to make an appointment. There is no fee for this service, which should only take about 10 minutes.
Apartments at Legacy offers upscale living in Lewiston
Sat, Jan 12th 2019 07:00 am
Excitement continues to build for the Town of Lewiston's newest residential community.
Town of Lewiston approves second utility-scale solar energy project
Sat, Jan 12th 2019 07:00 am
Community solar is beginning to make waves around Lewiston.
Lancers b-ball putting together one of best seasons in history
Sat, Jan 12th 2019 07:00 am
The Lancers have come into the 2018-19 season with, quite possibly, one of the most talented rosters compiled in some time.
Niagara-Wheatfield wins battle at Ken East
Fri, Jan 11th 2019 11:15 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield's Raejaun Smith would be the first to admit he's been struggling at the free throw line the past couple games. Despite the struggles, Smith came through when it mattered most for the Falcons. The Falcons defeated the Kenmore East Bulldogs 71-69 Friday night, in what was a thriller from start to finish.
Q&A with 'Blindspot' star Ashley Johnson
Fri, Jan 11th 2019 07:55 pm
NBC's "Blindspot" gave fans a pre-Christmas gift in the form of a midseason finale stocking-stuffed with story setups normally reserved for the season-ender.
Morinello to join Ortt, Jastrzemski in hosting Second Amendment event
Fri, Jan 11th 2019 04:40 pm
Republican Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello will join Republican New York State Sen. Robert Ortt and Niagara County Clerk Joe Jastrzemski on Saturday, Jan. 26, to host an informational event on the Second Amendment.
UB research to assess connecting ADHD student's special ed. goals with daily classroom work
Fri, Jan 11th 2019 04:40 pm
University at Buffalo faculty member Gregory Fabiano is continuing his nationally recognized work with ADHD children with a new study that will test how best to meet the special education goals of these children.
The kids are back! 'MasterChef Junior' returns Tuesday, Feb. 26, on FOX
Fri, Jan 11th 2019 04:35 pm
Hit culinary competition series "MasterChef Junior" returns Tuesday, Feb. 26 (8 p.m. ET/PT), on FOX.
Fans elect Buffalo Sabres' Jeff Skinner, plus Landeskog, Letang and Draisaitl, as 2019 NHL All-Star 'Last Men In' presented by adidas
Fri, Jan 11th 2019 04:35 pm
Buffalo Sabres left wing Jeff Skinner (Atlantic), Colorado Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog (Central), Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (Metropolitan) and Edmonton Oilers center Leon Draisaitl (Pacific) have been awarded the final roster spots for the 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend as a result of voting in the 2019 NHL All-Star "Last Men In" presented by adidas.
ABC to broadcast 'Whiskey Cavalier' sneak preview following Oscars
Fri, Jan 11th 2019 04:35 pm
Celebrating Hollywood's biggest night of year, ABC will showcase a special sneak preview of the highly anticipated, high-octane dramedy "Whiskey Cavalier," on "Oscar Sunday," Feb. 24, in advance of the series premiere on Wednesday, Feb. 27 (10-11 p.m. EST).
Lennon Stella named Radio Disney's 'NBT' featured artist
Fri, Jan 11th 2019 04:35 pm
Recording artist Lennon Stella has been named Radio Disney's "NBT" (Next Big Thing).
State Parks, DEC remind snowmobilers to ride safely this season
Fri, Jan 11th 2019 09:20 am
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and State Department of Environmental Conservation remind snowmobilers to ride responsibly while enjoying the state's abundant snowmobiling opportunities.
Remembering Jerry Mosey: Teacher, actor, leader, former Citizen of the Year passes
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 10:00 pm
A memorial service for Dr. Gerard J. Mosey will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at Nightengale Funeral Home, 1884 South Park Ave. (near Tifft Street), Buffalo. Mosey passed on Jan. 5.
Music's biggest stars honor 'King of Rock 'N' Roll' in 'Elvis All-Star Tribute'
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 04:10 pm
The music industry's biggest stars, including Yolanda Adams, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Alessia Cara, Mac Davis, John Fogerty, Josh Groban, Adam Lambert, John Legend, Little Big Town, Jennifer Lopez, Post Malone, Shawn Mendes, Pistol Annies, Darius Rucker, Ed Sheeran, Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban, will take the stage for NBC's "Elvis All-Star Tribute" on Sunday, Feb. 17 (9-11 p.m. ET/PT).
Buffalo Sabres 'Mega Raffle' set for Feb. 17
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 04:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the Buffalo Sabres Foundation will host the second annual Buffalo Sabres "Mega Raffle" on Sunday, Feb. 17, in the Lexus Club at KeyBank Center. The event will feature prizes including Sabres autographed items, team experiences and tickets. Doors will open at 1 p.m. with the first spin at 2 p.m. In addition to the raffles, Sabres alumni will be on hand during the event.
What's in a name? Mount St. Mary's & Catholic Health announce most popular baby names for 2018
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 04:10 pm
It's probably one of the first decisions parents make - sometimes long before their baby is born. What to name the new bundle of joy?
'716 Weekend' returns to Aquarium of Niagara
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 04:10 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara is celebrating Western New York by offering $7.16 admission for guests from Saturday, Jan. 19, through Monday, Jan. 21.
Buffalo business owner launches national organization Lead Up For Women
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 04:10 pm
A new national organization for women, Lead Up for Women, has been established to serve women who want to attain leadership positions at work, in their life, and in their community. The organization targets women who are climbing the corporate ladder, want to reach a leadership position, or venture out on their own creating or leading a business themselves.
Niagara Falls State Park announces Native American handicraft lottery
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 04:10 pm
Applications for the 2019 Native American handicraft sales permits are now available for the summer season at Niagara Falls State Park.
Tonawanda Coke soil study to update public on progress of study
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 03:30 pm
At 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, the Tonawanda Coke soil study team will host a community meeting to update the public about the progress of the study. This will include sharing information on geographic areas where contaminants of interest have been found. The meeting will be held at the Tonawanda Middle/High School auditorium at 150 Hinds St., City of Tonawanda.
Discover 'Newfane 365'
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 03:20 pm
The Tourism Board of Newfane is hosting an admission-free showcase of the town's businesses, attractions, organizations and events from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at the Olcott Firehall, 1691 Lockport-Olcott Road, Olcott.
Care-n-Share parent names new executive director
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 03:00 pm
Inter-Community Services announced Erin Howard of Wilson as the new executive director. ICS is the parent organization of Care-n-Share Food Pantry and Wear-n-Share Clothing Closet.
Extraordinary fleet of 12 tall ships to arrive on July 4, and berth on Buffalo's waterfront through July 7
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 03:00 pm
A fleet of 12 historic and majestic tall ships from harbors across the U.S., Canada, Spain and the South Pacific will grace Canalside, Riverwalk and Erie Basin Marina for Buffalo's inauguration as a host port of the Tall Ships Challenge Great Lakes 2019 race from Toronto to Buffalo on July 4-7.
ABC's 'Schooled' opens at No. 1 in its slot with 100% retention of 'The Goldbergs' lead-in
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 02:35 pm
Holding a best-ever 100 percent of "The Goldbergs'" lead-in at 8:30 p.m. (tied with the "Speechless" debut retention), the premiere of "Schooled" topped ABC's most recent series debut in the half-hour by 18 percent in adults 18-49, besting last year's midseason opener of "Alex, Inc." (1.1/5 on March 28). In addition, the new ABC comedy delivered the Net's best series performance in the half-hour in 1 year. "Schooled" opened at No. 1 in its time slot among adults 18-49 (tied w/NBC's "Chicago Med").
Patrick Mahomes & Chiefs face Andrew Luck & Colts in AFC Divisional Playoff Saturday on NBC
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 02:35 pm
NFL touchdown pass leader Patrick Mahomes and the AFC's No. 1 seed Kansas City Chiefs (12-4) host Andrew Luck and the No. 6 Indianapolis Colts (11-6) in the NFL Divisional Playoffs from Kansas City's Arrowhead Stadium this Saturday, Jan. 12, at 4:30 p.m. ET on NBC. Coverage begins at 3 p.m. with a special 90-minute playoff edition of "Football Night in America," the most-watched studio show in sports.
JJ Heller creates music as medicine for parent and child alike in 'I Dream Of You (Vol. II)'
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 02:35 pm
JJ Heller's latest, "I Dream Of You (Vol. II)," is available now. Appealing to parent and child alike, the stirring 15-song collection of timeless covers and lullabies is comprised of songs from the '50s through today, including favorites "Here Comes the Sun," "Bridge Over Troubled Water" and "Edelweiss," along with three brand-new originals.
LaSalle Park: UB, project partners seek public's input at workshop Jan. 17
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 02:35 pm
One of the nation's leading landscape architecture firms, Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates (MVVA), will be in Buffalo on Jan. 17 to launch the conceptual design phase of the Imagine LaSalle park redesign project.
Breast Cancer Network donates $10,000 to metastatic research
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 02:35 pm
The Breast Cancer Network of WNY (BCN) presented a donation of $10,000 for metastatic breast cancer research to the Research Initiative Fund of the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester on Dec. 5, 2018. The donation will be used to help fund the coalition's annual grant awards to scientific researchers in Central and Western New York who are specifically studying metastatic breast cancer.
Western New York Farm Show set for Jan. 31-Feb. 2
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 02:30 pm
Bringing together the region's farming community and the services necessary for daily operations is the goal of the ninth annual Western New York Farm Show, set for Jan. 31 through Feb. 2 at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg. The exposition is sponsored by the Erie County Agricultural Society.
'Mental Samurai,' the first-ever obstacle course for the mind, to premiere Tuesday, Feb. 26, on FOX
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 02:30 pm
"Mental Samurai," a new competition series that pushes every aspect of human intelligence and mental agility, debuts Tuesday, Feb. 26 (9 p.m. ET/PT), on FOX. Hosted and produced by Rob Lowe, from A. Smith & Co. Productions, Warner Horizon Unscripted & Alternative Television and Apploff Entertainment, the show is the first-ever obstacle course ... for the mind.
Disney Channel orders 2nd season of high-flying animated series 'Star Wars Resistance' for fall
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 02:30 pm
Disney Channel has ordered a second season of the high-flying animated series "Star Wars Resistance" for a fall 2019 premiere. The series follows Kazuda Xiono ("Kaz"), a young pilot recruited by the Resistance for a top-secret mission to spy on the growing threat of the First Order.
UB: Fearful conservatives and angry liberals process political information differently
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 02:30 pm
Fear and anger related to the 2016 presidential election and climate change, one of the campaign's major issues, had different effects on the way conservatives and liberals processed information about the two topics, according to the results of a study by a University at Buffalo communication researcher.
Pat Barrett's single, "Build My Life," multitrack single available now
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 02:30 pm
Bowyer & Bow/Capitol Christian Music Group artist, songwriter and worship leader Pat Barrett has recently released a multitrack single of his song "Build My Life," which is also currently going for adds at radio. It was the most added single this week with 34 adds out of the box. The multitrack single featured a radio, studio and live versions along with a rendition featuring Cory Asbury.
H&R Block hosts 'Stock the Desk' event to help Buffalo-area schools
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 02:30 pm
While Jan. 14 may be known as "National Clean Off Your Desk Day," H&R Block is working to do the exact opposite by hosting a "Stock the Desk" event nationwide. The school supply drive benefits students and supports teachers at schools across the country. From crayons to notebooks, pencils and pens, H&R Block wants to make sure teachers and their students have the needed supplies to be effective every day of the year.

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