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Precious Plate food truck series continues
Thu, May 9th 2019 12:25 pm
Precious Plate, Precious Plate Stamping and Precision Process host a summer food truck series at 2124 Liberty Drive, Niagara Falls.
Give Kids The World & Six Flags Darien Lake present 'Coasting for Kids' event
Thu, May 9th 2019 12:20 pm
Six Flags Darien Lake is partnering with Give Kids The World Village - a Central Florida-based nonprofit that fulfills wishes for critically ill children and their families - to stage a "Coasting for Kids" event on Saturday, May 11.
Elder Law Day 2019 brings free legal advice, information on aging for seniors, caregivers
Thu, May 9th 2019 12:20 pm
The Erie County Department of Senior Services and the Center for Elder Law and Justice have announced Elder Law Day 2019 will be held from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday, June 6, at the Millennium Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave, Buffalo (next to the Galleria Mall).
UB: Hayley-Laufer Duo on stage
Thu, May 9th 2019 12:20 pm
The University at Buffalo's Creative Arts Initiative will present the boundary-defying voice-and-piano Hayley-Laufer Duo at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Burchfield-Penney Arts Center in a concert performance that features the world premieres of compositions from five contributors.
Buffalo Beauts returned to NWHL
Thu, May 9th 2019 12:15 pm
Buffalo Beauts Hockey LLC and the NWHL have reached an agreement to turn operational control of the Beauts back to the league.
Martin Smith releasing new studio album, 'Iron Lung'
Thu, May 9th 2019 12:15 pm
It was last month when Integrity Music officially announced May 10 as the release date for Martin Smith's upcoming album, "Iron Lung." As the follow-up to last year's live recording, "Love Song For A City," and his last studio recording, 2014's "Back To The Start," the acclaimed worship artist, songwriter and producer is ready to debut his anticipated and most personal album.
'Taste and Paint' event at Marjim
Thu, May 9th 2019 12:10 pm
The next "Taste and Paint" workshop will be held at The Winery at Marjim Manor at 6:30 p.m. May 14. For $40, participants receive all the materials, refreshments and a glass of wine for those over the age of 21.
'STEAMsational' event Saturday at Niagara Power Vista
Thu, May 9th 2019 12:10 pm
Know a youngster interested in science and technology? Make a visit to the New York Power Authority's free "STEAM Ahead Career Fair" on Saturday, May 11, and learn about robots, bombs, space, glowing rocks, buried artifacts, the skilled trades, computer programming and more - all at the Niagara Power Vista.
Back to Beverly Hills: 'BH90210' to premiere Wednesday, Aug. 7, on FOX
Wed, May 8th 2019 03:55 pm
"BH90210," the highly anticipated new six-episode event series, will premiere Wednesday, Aug. 7 (9 p.m. ET/PT) on FOX.
Niagara EDGE Run/Walk set for May 19
Wed, May 8th 2019 02:40 pm
A unique running event hosted by Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and UBMD Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine is now accepting registrations from runners and walkers of all ages. The Niagara EDGE 5K/10K Run and 1 Mile Walk will take place at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 19, at the Summit Healthplex, 6934 Williams Road, Niagara Falls.
Memorial announces continued expansion of primary care providers
Wed, May 8th 2019 02:35 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced Family Medicine physician John G. Dyster, M.D., will join the medical staff and will become the medical director of Memorial's Lewiston Primary Care Center.
Kiwanis Club of Lewiston elects new officers
Wed, May 8th 2019 02:15 pm
The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston announced its newly elected club officers: President Lee Allan, President-Elect Marty Pauly, Vice President Dean Beltrano and board members Jan Mathews, Erica Bellonte, Cameron Fitch and John Coulter.
Sony/Provident Label Group announces signing of Elle Limebear; new music available
Wed, May 8th 2019 02:15 pm
Sony's Provident Label Group announces the signing of female worship leader Elle (ELL-ee) Limebear.
Skillet launches 'Victorious' on Aug. 2
Wed, May 8th 2019 02:15 pm
Every victory merits a theme song, and victory is exactly what multi-Platinum, two-time Grammy-nominated rockers Skillet hail as they partner with Billboard to announce the soundtrack to triumph on their 10th full-length album.
Ortt honors Lockport business owner with 2019 'Women of Distinction' Award
Wed, May 8th 2019 02:15 pm
On Tuesday, New York State Sen. Rob Ortt welcomed Lockport businesswoman Jennifer D'Andrea to Albany to receive a 2019 "Women of Distinction" Award. Each year, women from each Senate district across New York are recognized for their outstanding contributions to their respective communities. D'Andrea was chosen for her work in providing housing for homeless and disabled veterans and their families.
Northern Border Caucus members, co-chairs Higgins & Stefanik press DHS to rescind transfers & preserve strong staffing levels at border between US & Canada
Wed, May 8th 2019 02:15 pm
Congress members Brian Higgins (D-NY-26) and Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), who serve as co-chairs of the Congressional Northern Border Caucus, are leading a push to ensure U.S. Customs and Border Protection maintain strong staffing levels at airports and ports of entry between the U.S. and Canada. The move comes following a recent announcement by the Department of Homeland Security of plans to transfer CBP officers stationed along the northern border and U.S. airports to posts at the southern border.
Buffalo Sabres agree to entry-level deal with Ruotsalainen
Wed, May 8th 2019 02:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday announced the team signed forward Arttu Ruotsalainen to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra offers free tickets to military personnel for 'An American Salute'
Wed, May 8th 2019 02:15 pm
Honoring veterans and active military has become a tradition at the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.
Olympic gold medalist Sarah Hughes among NU's commencement speakers
Wed, May 8th 2019 02:15 pm
William Nordhaus, Ph.D., the recipient of a Nobel Prize in Economic Science, will give the keynote address at Niagara University's graduate commencement ceremonies on May 16. Olympic gold medalist Sarah Hughes and retired four-star general Walter Kross will deliver the keynote addresses at Niagara University's undergraduate commencement exercises on May 18.
'Drive Like Andretti' premieres on NBC
Wed, May 8th 2019 02:15 pm
"Drive Like Andretti" - NBC Sports' new film that celebrates the life of Mario Andretti and details his first-person account as a refugee, immigrant, cultural icon and racing legend - premieres this Saturday, May 11, at 2 p.m. ET on NBC, leading into NTT IndyCar Series coverage of the INDYCAR Grand Prix at 3 p.m. on NBC.
Kathie Lee Gifford, Natalie Grant, Rebecca St. James & Kendrick Brothers' Alex at K-LOVE Fan Awards
Wed, May 8th 2019 02:15 pm
Kathie Lee Gifford, Natalie Grant, Rebecca St. James and The Kendrick Brothers' Alex Kendrick will appear as presenters for the seventh annual K-LOVE Fan Awards.
Voccio to lead gorge hike
Wed, May 8th 2019 07:00 am
Niagara Falls City Councilman Chris Voccio will lead hikes along the Niagara River Gorge at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 8.
Legendary Sky Wheel to make midway return as Strates Shows celebrates 95th year at Erie County Fair
Tue, May 7th 2019 03:55 pm
On Tuesday, the Erie County Agricultural Society announced the James E. Strates Shows will feature the return of the legendary 80-foot-high double-Ferris wheel called the Sky Wheel on its midway in 2019. This limited, one-time engagement is part of the celebration commemorating the 95th year of the Strates Shows at the Erie County Fair.
Land bank acquires property in North Tonawanda
Tue, May 7th 2019 03:50 pm
The Niagara Orleans Regional Land Improvement Corp. (NORLIC) voted to accept a North Tonawanda home in an effort to return abandoned properties to productive use.
Nile Rodgers & CHIC to perform at Fallsview
Tue, May 7th 2019 01:10 pm
Fallsview Casino continues to bring summer excitement this August with award-winning performances by R&B legend Nile Rodgers & CHIC, country duo LOCASH, the vibrant production of "Solid Gold Motown," and disco superstars KC & The Sunshine Band.
Niagara University's College of Education receives grant to help support summer STEM program
Tue, May 7th 2019 01:05 pm
Niagara University's College of Education has received a $60,000, two-year grant from National Grid to help support the college's summer STEM camp initiative. The camps, now in their 11th year, are intended to engage young people in the practical application of science, technology, engineering and math, and to learn about careers in the STEM fields.
Paul Burmeister, Brendan Burke & Ryan Boyle to debut as NBC Sports' inaugural Premier Lacrosse League commentators
Tue, May 7th 2019 01:05 pm
Host Paul Burmeister, play-by-play voice Brendan Burke, and analyst Ryan Boyle will be NBC Sports' first-ever commentators for the Premier Lacrosse League's inaugural season, beginning Saturday, June 1.
PSE team honored with 4 New York Emmys
Tue, May 7th 2019 01:05 pm
Pegula Sports & Entertainment was honored with four Emmys this PAST weekend at the 62nd Annual New York Emmy Awards. PSE's winning productions include:
Spicey Pickle: Record broken on Cinco de Mayo
Tue, May 7th 2019 11:00 am
It took only 53 seconds for the Spicey Pickle's taco-eating contest record to fall on Cinco de Mayo. Grand Island's Colton Keen polished off three handhelds in less than a minute to out-eat six other competitors on Sunday.
HAL digs deep into 'The War of 1812 on Lake Ontario'
Tue, May 7th 2019 10:25 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston's May program is titled, "The War of 1812 on Lake Ontario." The event will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah Fellowship Hall, 915 Oneida St.
NU senior Chris Rhue receives United Way's Volunteer of the Year Award
Tue, May 7th 2019 10:25 am
Niagara University senior Chris Rhue was presented with the United Way of Greater Niagara's Volunteer of the Year Award on Friday, April 12, at the organization's ninth annual meeting and awards breakfast at the Wurlitzer Event Center in North Tonawanda.
Lewiston Garden Club to hold annual perennial sale on May 18
Tue, May 7th 2019 10:25 am
The Lewiston Garden Club will host its annual perennial sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Red Brick Municipal Building gym, North Fourth and Onondaga streets. The group said there's always a great selection with reasonable prices at the event.
TobyMac announces theater tour following blockbuster success of 'HITS DEEP Tour'
Tue, May 7th 2019 10:25 am
Grammy winner TobyMac's "I just need U." just scored RIAA Gold certification aligning with the wrap of his popular "HITS DEEP Tour," which drew hundreds of thousands.
Higgins & local advocates detail bipartisan bill to help individuals with severe medical needs
Tue, May 7th 2019 10:05 am
Congressman Brian Higgins was joined Monday by representatives from People Inc., Western New York Independent Living and the National Coalition for Assistive & Rehab Technology to announce federal legislation to make it easier for individuals with significant disabilities and chronic medical conditions to access specialized wheelchairs and adaptive equipment technology. Reps. Higgins and Jim Sensenbrenner have introduced H.R. 2408, the Ensuring Access to Quality Complex Rehabilitation Technology Act. The bipartisan bill creates a separate benefit category under Medicare to cover complex wheelchair and other adaptive equipment for people with severe medical needs.
Lewiston Choraleers present spring program at four area churches
Tue, May 7th 2019 10:05 am
The Lewiston Choraleers will present its annual spring program at four area churches May 25-26 and June 1-2. The program will feature an eclectic mix of popular music, including songs from the Great American Songbook, movies and Broadway shows.
Opening of traditional Turkish paper arts exhibit at NACC
Tue, May 7th 2019 10:05 am
Traditional, paper-based art is the focus of a new exhibit at the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, with a free, opening reception scheduled for 5 p.m. Saturday, May 18.
Niagara County: Legislator Randy Bradt to host Second Amendment forum
Tue, May 7th 2019 10:00 am
New York State Sen. Robert Ortt is expected to join Niagara County Legislator Randy Bradt, Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski and President of the Second Amendment Forever Chapter Niagara County Ed Pettitt to host a Second Amendment forum at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at Stephen Sikora Post, 950 Payne Ave., North Tonawanda.
NBC reunites with 'Who Do You Think You Are?'
Tue, May 7th 2019 10:00 am
The Emmy Award-winning documentary series "Who Do You Think You Are?" returns to celebrate all new journeys of self-discovery, connection and diversity on NBC with 13 episodes. A new group of celebrities will celebrate culture and set sail on their mission to connect with their personal history.
Fourth & final winner of 'Bake You Rich' earns chance to have baked goods sold nationally
Tue, May 7th 2019 10:00 am
On the finale of "Bake You Rich," Heather Walker of Scottsdale, Arizona, joined the winning batch of "Bake You Rich" bakers (Gerard Fioravanti of Huntington; Charlette Bell of Stone Mountain, Georgia; and Adalberto Diaz of Salt Lake City), earning the opportunity of a lifetime to go into business with the "Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro.
CreateAthon: WNY children's organizations invited to apply for free marketing services
Tue, May 7th 2019 10:00 am
J. Fitzgerald Group (JFG) is gearing up once again for its annual 24-hour advertising and marketing services blitz to benefit area nonprofit organizations during Western New York's only CreateAthon event.

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