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Scientists share updates, including maps, from Tonawanda Coke Soil Study
Sat, Nov 23rd 2019 07:00 am
On Thursday, scientists hosted a community meeting to update the public on the Tonawanda Coke Soil Study.
Small Business Saturday profile: Rock Solid Tattoos and Permanent Makeup Studio
Sat, Nov 23rd 2019 07:00 am
"I think what it comes down to is us. We sell ourselves," she said. "You go somewhere where you feel comfortable. My hugest thing is, when people come in, I want them to feel automatically comfortable, appreciated, and excited - and excited when they leave."
Small Business Saturday profile: The Rose Hanger
Sat, Nov 23rd 2019 07:00 am
Sara Morreale is fashion personified.
Small Business Saturday profile: Crazy Train Natural Apothecary
Sat, Nov 23rd 2019 07:00 am
No, Marleen Brown didn't name her store after an Ozzy Osbourne song.
Small Business Saturday profile: Chéri Amour
Sat, Nov 23rd 2019 07:00 am
A hotel industry worker by trade, Cheri Clark never imagined a life in retail.
Taste NY at WNY Welcome Center to host Holiday Makers Market
Fri, Nov 22nd 2019 05:00 pm
The Taste NY Market at the Western NY Welcome Center has gathered an array of local artisans to host a Holiday Makers Market for the community.
Daybreak coming soon to Heart, Love & Soul
Fri, Nov 22nd 2019 04:20 pm
Heart, Love & Soul was founded by a prayer group from Sacred Heart Parish more than 30 years ago. Originally a pantry group, it became a place for a daily meal, and eventually moved to Ontario Avenue in the City of Niagara Falls.
Niagara Falls business owners cited for work on 'Operation Safecam'
Fri, Nov 22nd 2019 04:15 pm
Niagara Falls business owners Linda and Mark Milanovich of George's Appliance Inc., and Ghandi Jourdi and Master Khechen of Master Khechen's Martial Arts Academy were recognized earlier this month for their contributions towards development of a security camera network intended to protect Pine Avenue business and customers in Niagara Falls.
Batting cages now in former Summit Mall; more expected soon
Fri, Nov 22nd 2019 04:00 pm
From the outside, the Summit Mall in the Town of Wheatfield looks completely deserted. But once inside, and with a little imagination, it's hard to not see the vision of what this place could be.
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra holiday season to feature memorable moments and traditional favorites from classical to popular, family-friendly and film
Fri, Nov 22nd 2019 07:00 am
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra has something for everyone's musical wish list this holiday season, from classical masterworks to popular hits of Hollywood, Broadway and the radio. As staffers deck Kleinhans Music Hall with boughs of holly, audiences should prepare to be dazzled by the sights and sounds of the season, and memory-making moments with the BPO.
CNBC's Sarah Whitten: 'Baby Yoda' merch from 'The Mandalorian' is on its way, just in time for holidays
Thu, Nov 21st 2019 11:55 pm
You'll soon be able to buy merchandise featuring the breakout star of "The Mandalorian," CNBC has learned.
Niagara Catholic sold to The Chapel
Thu, Nov 21st 2019 04:15 pm
The Catholic Diocese of Buffalo on Thursday announced the former Niagara Catholic building was sold. NC was shuttered in 2018 due to a lack of funding.
Food Network offers live Thanksgiving help with recipes, tips & cooking classes
Thu, Nov 21st 2019 02:30 pm
Just in time for Thanksgiving, Food Network and Food Network Kitchen offer live classes and a two-hour live, on-air special, packed with recipes, tips and entertaining advice for the biggest food holiday of the year.
Niagara University Student Government Association spreading holiday cheer in Niagara Falls
Thu, Nov 21st 2019 02:30 pm
On Saturday, 75 future leaders from Niagara University's Student Government Association will be in the north and south ends of Niagara Falls from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. to decorate for the holiday season.
'D4F' positively impacting communities
Thu, Nov 21st 2019 02:30 pm
Deposits for Food begins its seventh year of collecting returnable beverage containers and scrap metal, with all proceeds going to three Niagara County food pantries. In slightly over six years, founder Angelo Sarkees of Lewiston, a SUNY at Buffalo graduate, has donated $72,000 to Community Missions, and Heart, Love & Soul, both in Niagara Falls; and Care and Share Food Pantry in Ransomville.
AMAs: Carole King to present Artist of the Decade honor to Taylor Swift
Thu, Nov 21st 2019 02:25 pm
dick clark productions and ABC announced legendary singer/songwriter Carole King will present the Artist of the Decade honor to Taylor Swift at the 2019 American Music Awards.
ABC announces 2020 midseason premiere dates
Thu, Nov 21st 2019 02:25 pm
ABC premieres the new drama "For Life," from Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, on Tuesday, Feb. 11 (10-11 p.m. EST), and launches its third season of "American Idol" on Sunday, Feb. 16 (8-10 p.m.).
Buffalo & Erie County Greenway Standing Committee to review 2020 grant schedule and revised protocols on Dec. 3
Thu, Nov 21st 2019 07:00 am
The next meeting of the Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee will be at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, 726 Exchange St., Suite 525, Buffalo. The meeting is open to the public. The agenda includes review of the 2020 grant schedule and revised protocols for applicants who are seeking Greenway project funding.
Niagara County Community College names Murabito president
Wed, Nov 20th 2019 08:05 pm
The State University of New York Board of Trustees, in conjunction with the board of trustees of Niagara County Community College, on Wednesday announced the appointment of Dr. William J. Murabito as the seventh president of the institution.
Tom Golisano gives $1.5 million to build new $2 million medical oncology center at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
Wed, Nov 20th 2019 08:05 pm
Niagara will soon have another Golisano Center - one in which lives will be saved.
It all comes down to this: 4 celebrity and pro-dancer couples compete to win Mirrorball Trophy on ABC's 'Dancing with the Stars'
Wed, Nov 20th 2019 06:00 pm
Five celebrity and pro-dancer couples returned to the ballroom to compete in the semifinals of the 29th season of "Dancing with the Stars" this past Monday on ABC. The stakes were high, as there were two rounds of competitive dance performances to get teams into the finals for the season finale.
Season premiere: ABC unwraps gift of 'The Great Christmas Light Fight' with two back-to-back episodes
Wed, Nov 20th 2019 06:00 pm
As the temperature cools down, the holiday season warms up with "The Great Christmas Light Fight," airing two back-to-back episodes on Monday, Dec. 2 (8-10 p.m. EST), on ABC.
Recording Academy announces nominees for 62nd Annual Grammy Awards
Wed, Nov 20th 2019 05:55 pm
A press release said, "This year's nominees reflect a melting pot of artistic innovation that defined the year in music, showcasing the unparalleled craftsmanship of established artists and the industry-shifting impact of rising music creators. Leading nominees Lizzo (8), Billie Eilish (6) and Lil Nas X (6) not only topped the charts, but ignited a cultural conversation around their genre-bending hits."
'America's Got Talent: The Champions' announces 40 all-star acts competing in second season
Wed, Nov 20th 2019 05:45 pm
NBC has announced 40 world-renowned, superstar acts who will compete on the second season of "America's Got Talent: The Champions," premiering Monday, Jan. 6, 2020 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT).
Community Missions announces plans for seventh annual #GivingTuesday
Wed, Nov 20th 2019 04:35 pm
More than 100 volunteers and eight restaurants from the Niagara community will partner with Community Missions for its seventh annual #GivingTuesday event on Dec. 3.
Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum wins BOMA Award
Wed, Nov 20th 2019 04:35 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. and Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum announce the museum, located at Canalside, has been selected as the Building Owners & Managers Association (BOMA) of Buffalo 2019 Project of the Year.
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp.: The Ice at Canalside opens
Wed, Nov 20th 2019 03:00 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. and Be Our Guest Ltd. will open The Ice at Canalside, presented by BlueCross Blue Shield of Western New York at 3 p.m. A family-friendly season-opening celebration is scheduled for Friday, starting at 5 p.m.
NCCC Future Leaders engage in community service
Tue, Nov 19th 2019 04:50 pm
As part of the Liberty Partnerships Future Leaders program at Niagara County Community College, students from Lockport High School and North Park Junior High School will focus their community service efforts on environmental improvements this year.
Erie County has first building to fly Purple Heart flag daily
Tue, Nov 19th 2019 04:45 pm
Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns and the Military Order of the Purple Heart flew the Purple Heart flag Tuesday on the Church Street side of Old County Hall, making the venue the first county building to raise the Purple Heart flag as an ongoing display of patronage, hope and visibility for Purple Heart recipients.
Higgins: $1.625 million in federal funding to Buffalo State College projects focused on Buffalo's west side
Tue, Nov 19th 2019 04:35 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, announced the award of two Department of Health and Human Services grants to Buffalo State College to prevent drug and alcohol use among youth on Buffalo's west side. Higgins is a 1985 BSC graduate.
Community leaders honored at Niagara University President's Dinner
Tue, Nov 19th 2019 04:35 pm
Niagara University recognized the accomplishments of four individuals - while raising critical funds for student scholarships - during its 2019 President's Dinner, which was held Nov. 15 at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Chris Janson brings his country charm to Fallsview this February
Tue, Nov 19th 2019 04:25 pm
Rising American country music star Chris Janson is bringing his charismatic songs to Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort on Feb. 6, 2020, with "Chris Janson: Real Friends Tour."
Buffalo Sabres: Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen named Warrior Hockey/ECHL Goaltender of the Week
Tue, Nov 19th 2019 04:25 pm
Cincinnati Cyclones goaltender Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen has been named the Warrior Hockey/ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Nov. 11-17. Luukkonen was a perfect 2-0-0-0 on the week, recording a 0.00 goals-against average and a 1.000 save percentage in back-to-back shutouts. He is the first Cyclones goaltender to post back-to-back clean sheets since the team returned to action prior to the 2006-07 season.
Erie County energy performance contract identifies millions in energy savings
Tue, Nov 19th 2019 04:20 pm
The Erie County Department of Public Works has announced the approval of a county energy performance contract designed to drive energy-efficiency improvements in Erie County facilities. The EPC is the end result of a project designed to select a group of facility improvement measures that will pay for themselves through energy savings in 39 years or less.
Acclaimed 'National Geographic Live' speaker series returns to Kleinhans Music Hall
Tue, Nov 19th 2019 04:10 pm
The "National Geographic Live" speaker series will once again return to Kleinhans Music Hall, with two more enlightening perspectives on the world.
Boyz II Men to perform at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino on Feb. 15
Tue, Nov 19th 2019 04:10 pm
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino will welcome one of the most iconic R&B groups in history when Boyz II Men perform inside the Seneca Niagara Event Center at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15. Tickets go on sale at noon on Friday.
Real estate developer John H. McClutchy Jr. reaches initial agreement to bring USL Championship franchise to Buffalo
Tue, Nov 19th 2019 04:05 pm
The largest professional soccer organization in North America, the United Soccer League, may be coming to the Queen City. Real estate developer John McClutchy has entered into a conditional agreement with the USL to bring a USL Championship club to Buffalo.
'Coats 4 Kids': Unprecedented demand leaves drive in need
Tue, Nov 19th 2019 04:05 pm
As a result of distributing a one-day record high of more than 5,200 coats at its first free Colvin Cleaners "Coats 4 Kids" event on Nov. 4, a desperate need for kids' coats exists for the two remaining free coat distributions. As a result, Colvin Cleaners is again reaching out to the community for donations of gently used kids' coats, while also providing the option of purchasing coats online or making cash donations for the purchase of coats.
3rd annual 'Charity Hockey Classic' presented by PGA REACH WNY to benefit Special Olympics New York
Tue, Nov 19th 2019 09:20 am
On Friday, Nov. 22, golf professionals from the Western New York PGA will team up to raise money for the local Special Olympics New York golf program. They will participate in a traditional six-on-six hockey match.
GNBC hosts trivia night fundraiser
Tue, Nov 19th 2019 09:10 am
The Greater Niagara Ballet Company will host its annual trivia night fundraiser at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, inside the American Legion VFW Post at 8643 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls. Join in for a night of fun, with pizza, chips, a cash bar, a basket raffle, a pie auction, "catch the joker" and a 50/50 raffle.

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