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AAA enters new prescription partnership with GoodRx
Fri, Nov 15th 2019 04:10 pm
AAA and GoodRx have partnered to provide incredible savings at leading pharmacies to help AAA members save on prescriptions for the entire family, including pets. Even if you have health insurance to pay for your prescriptions, insurance co-pays are often higher than the discounts provided by GoodRx. AAA members can save up to 85% on prescriptions with GoodRx.
November is top month for car-deer collisions in New York
Fri, Nov 15th 2019 04:05 pm
Opening day of regular season deer hunting is Nov. 16 in most areas of Western and Central New York, which will stir the deer population, which is already active due to mating season. AAA is warning motorists to be extra cautious on the roads and to scan for deer.
Mobile Safety-Net Team, UBRI launch new website providing critical data outlining needs in 12 WNY communities
Fri, Nov 15th 2019 04:05 pm
Poverty remains persistent and factors such as access to transportation, consumer debt and affordable housing are contributing factors for most communities in the Buffalo Niagara Region, according to research unveiled this month in a new interactive website created by The Mobile Safety-Net Team, in partnership with the University at Buffalo's Regional Institute (UBRI).
UB launches Blue Table online food pantry service
Fri, Nov 15th 2019 04:05 pm
University at Buffalo students who have trouble accessing affordable food now have support on campus from Blue Table. The online food pantry service began with a soft launch in April and has been fully operational since the beginning of the fall semester.
Conversation on compassionate community health set for Nov. 20
Fri, Nov 15th 2019 04:05 pm
On the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 20, the idea of compassionate community health will be explored at a mini-conference at Mount St. Mary's Hospital (Room 249), 5300 Military Road, Lewiston. All members of the community are welcome to this free event, which will include refreshments and will be held from 5-7 p.m.
Celebrate Native American culture at Niagara Power Vista
Fri, Nov 15th 2019 04:05 pm
The New York Power Authority, in recognition of Native American Heritage Month, will host a variety of cultural activities, presentations and performances on Saturday at its Niagara Power Vista, 5777 Lewiston Road. Visitors can help build longhouses and learn about the history of lacrosse.
Hollywood Foreign Press Association: Pierce Brosnan's sons, Dylan & Paris, 2020 Golden Globe Ambassadors
Fri, Nov 15th 2019 04:05 pm
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has selected Dylan and Paris Brosnan as the Golden Globe Ambassadors for the 2020 Golden Globe Awards season. Dylan and Paris are the sons of two-time Golden Globe Award nominee Pierce Brosnan and filmmaker and environmentalist Keely Shaye Brosnan.
FDR remembers Pearl Harbor
Fri, Nov 15th 2019 07:00 am
Albert McFadyen, who has taken on the role of FDR for many years, will perform at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at The History Center, 215 Niagara St., Lockport. McFadyen, a longtime actor, will portray President Franklin D. Roosevelt to commemorate the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, and the battles of World War II.
AAA: More than 55 million travelers taking to roads & skies this Thanksgiving
Fri, Nov 15th 2019 07:00 am
More than 55 million travelers are making plans to kick off the holiday season with a trip of 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving. This will be the second-highest Thanksgiving travel volume since AAA began tracking in 2000, trailing only the record set in 2005.
Billie Eilish releases 'everything i wanted'
Thu, Nov 14th 2019 05:40 pm
Following the release of her groundbreaking No. 1 debut album "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?", Darkroom/Interscope Records artist Billie Eilish has released a brand-new song titled "everything i wanted."
Hockey Fights Cancer night in Buffalo slated for Nov. 16
Thu, Nov 14th 2019 05:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team, in partnership with Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, will again take part in the NHL's Hockey Fights Cancer program during the team's home game against the Ottawa Senators at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16.
NYS Gaming Commission invites charitable organizations to learn do's & don'ts of raffle fundraisers
Thu, Nov 14th 2019 05:15 pm
Tis the season when well-intentioned charitable organizations conduct raffles to raise funds for worthy causes. The New York State Gaming Commission's Division of Charitable Gaming reminds everyone that raffles, like other forms of charitable gaming, are subject to certain laws.
Buffalo will KISS the winter hello
Thu, Nov 14th 2019 11:10 am
Rock 'n' roll legends KISS announced the "End Of The Road Tour" will make a stop at KeyBank Center at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5, 2020. This is the band's final tour ever.
Multi-Platinum-selling artist Ciara to host American Music Awards on ABC
Thu, Nov 14th 2019 09:40 am
dick clark productions and ABC announced multi-Platinum, award-winning singer/songwriter Ciara will host the 2019 American Music Awards. Known for her high-energy performances, including 2018's show-stopping collaboration with Missy Elliott, and timeless R&B/pop hits, she will once again take the stage - this time as host - for an evening of music and unforgettable live moments.
Niagara County native, a World War II vet & Purple Heart recipient, to be honored in Lockport
Thu, Nov 14th 2019 09:40 am
Niagara County native, World War II veteran and Purple Heart recipient Everett A. Fitchlee will be honored for his military service from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the Elks Lodge, 6791 N. Canal Road, Lockport.
Original Foreigner members reunite for 40th anniversary celebration of multi-Platinum album 'Double Vision'
Thu, Nov 14th 2019 09:40 am
With more than 80 million albums sold and 16 top 30 hits, Foreigner is universally hailed as one of the most popular rock acts in the world. Now, "Foreigner - Double Vision: Then And Now" takes viewers behind the scenes as original band members join Mick Jones and Foreigner's current lineup for the very first time in the band's 40-year history. Both incarnations of the band share the same stage for an epic performance.
North Tonawanda foundation announces $500,000 commitment to Buffalo City Mission
Thu, Nov 14th 2019 09:40 am
On Thursday, the E & W G Foundation, a subsidiary of the East Hill Foundation, announced a $500,000 commitment to support construction for the recuperative care unit in the new Buffalo City Mission Community Center at 100 E. Tupper St. The new unit will be named the East Hill Foundation recuperative care unit, and will be housed on the second floor of the new community center.
Can anyone match Freddie Mercury's legendary voice? Queen & YouTube Music challenging fans to find out
Thu, Nov 14th 2019 09:40 am
"Bohemian Rhapsody" is considered one of the greatest rock songs of all time, so it's no wonder the music video recently hit 1 billion views on YouTube. For decades, fans have belted out the song's iconic lyrics alongside Freddie Mercury's one-of-a-kind vocals. But how many can really sing it just like Freddie?
Harry Styles 'Love On Tour' kicks off April 2020
Wed, Nov 13th 2019 09:45 pm
Harry Styles has announced a 2020 world tour, "Love On Tour," in support of his upcoming album "Fine Line." The extensive run of shows will begin in April in the U.K. and will travel across Europe and North America before concluding in Mexico in October.
NYS Department of Labor recognizes success of NYPA, IBEW apprentice training program during National Apprenticeship Week
Wed, Nov 13th 2019 09:45 pm
The New York State Department of Labor today recognized 52 electric workers from the New York Power Authority and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) locals 2104 and 2032 for their participation in a statewide apprentice training program. The clean energy jobs program, now running for two successful years, helps prepare trade and technical workers for jobs in the energy sector supporting Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Green New Deal," a nation-leading clean energy and jobs agenda that puts New York on a path to carbon neutrality.
Niagara, Orleans planning committee showcases 20 shoreline resiliency projects awarded New York state 'REDI' funding
Wed, Nov 13th 2019 09:35 pm
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul and New York Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Commissioner Erik Kulleseid today showcased 20 shoreline resiliency projects in Niagara and Orleans counties that are receiving an estimated $49 million in state funding through Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's Lake Ontario Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative (REDI). The projects were reviewed at a meeting of the Niagara and Orleans REDI Region Planning Committee, which includes local elected officials and other stakeholders.
Niagara Greenway projects to be discussed
Wed, Nov 13th 2019 09:35 pm
The Niagara River Greenway Commission will meet Tuesday, Nov. 19, to determine the consistency of the next round of projects. The meeting will take place at 3 p.m. at the NOCO Pavilion in Sheridan Park at 450 Ensminger Road, Tonawanda.
Celine Dion premieres new music video for title track 'Courage' from new album
Wed, Nov 13th 2019 09:30 pm
Global superstar Celine Dion has premiered the new music video for "Courage" today via Sony Music Entertainment Canada/Columbia Records. Watch HERE. The Se Oh directed music video is for the title track off her upcoming album "Courage," which is set to be released this Friday. "Courage" is her first English album in six years and available for preorder now HERE.
Study: Getting a good night's rest is important for better bone health
Wed, Nov 13th 2019 09:30 pm
Getting five or fewer hours of sleep a night is associated with low bone mineral density (BMD) and higher odds of osteoporosis, according to the findings of the largest study of sleep and BMD to date among U.S. postmenopausal women.
South end housing initiative hosts Thanksgiving dinner
Wed, Nov 13th 2019 09:30 pm
The south end housing initiative, a collaborative effort led by Niagara University through the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M. Institute for Civic Engagement to revitalize and expand housing in the south end of the City of Niagara Falls, invites residents of that area to "Gather as Partners" on Thursday, Nov. 21, for a Thanksgiving dinner. The dinner will be held from 5-7 p.m. at the Niagara Global Tourism Institute's TReC incubator, 616 Niagara St.
5th annual 'Art Off The Wall' fundraiser to benefit Carnegie Art Center
Wed, Nov 13th 2019 09:30 pm
The fifth annual "Art Off The Wall" exhibition and fundraiser to benefit the Carnegie Art Center opens at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, and will give visitors a unique opportunity to purchase original artwork. Local artists have donated works priced at $20 for the event.
'Dancing with the Stars': Stakes are high as 5 celebrity & pro-dancer couples compete in semifinals
Wed, Nov 13th 2019 04:35 pm
Continuing on from last week's competition, the six remaining celebrity and pro-dancer couples competed this past Monday on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars," "Boy Band & Girl Group Night." For this week, there were two rounds of competitive dance performances.
Fantastic Friends of WNY to hold annual special needs fashion show
Wed, Nov 13th 2019 04:35 pm
Fantastic Friends of WNY Inc. will hold its second annual "Fantastic Friends Rock the Runway" fashion show, which includes a live and silent auction at Salvatore's Italian Gardens at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15. This is a unique, interactive event with a goal of educating the community on individuals with special needs while raising needed funds for an area nonprofit.
Buffalo Sabres, Jeff Skinner announce return of '53's Difference Makers' program
Tue, Nov 12th 2019 03:50 pm
Buffalo Sabres forward Jeff Skinner announced the return of his "53's Difference Makers" program, which was originally launched in 2016.
NYSEG, RG&E remind customers New York's HEAP enrollment begins
Tue, Nov 12th 2019 03:50 pm
With the cold weather fast approaching and customers seeking to heat their homes, NYSEG and RG&E, subsidiaries of AVANGRID Inc., remind customers enrollment for New York's Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is now open.
Community Foundation now accepting applications for 2020 Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds
Tue, Nov 12th 2019 03:50 pm
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo is now accepting applications for the 2020 Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds competitive grant process.
Winter warming readiness fair in Niagara Falls
Tue, Nov 12th 2019 03:50 pm
Pinnacle Community Services cares about the well-being of the community. As the first snowflakes fall, it is assisting others with preparing for the cold of winter. Members of the community are invited to attend "Winter Warming, a Winter Readiness Fair," from 3-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 1522 Main St., Niagara Falls.
Robert De Niro to be honored with 2019 SAG Life Achievement Award
Tue, Nov 12th 2019 03:30 pm
Robert De Niro - Academy Award-winning actor, producer and director - has been named the 56th recipient of SAG-AFTRA's highest tribute: the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment. De Niro will be presented the performers union's top accolade at the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, which will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020 ( 8 p.m. ET).
Billy Joel to perform for first time in Buffalo in 10 years
Tue, Nov 12th 2019 03:15 pm
Legendary musician Billy Joel will make his first appearance in Buffalo in 10 years, appearing at New Era Field at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15. Joel's last appearance in Buffalo was March 9, 2010, with Elton John at KeyBank Center (then HSBC Arena). His last appearance at New Era Field was in 1994.
Maddie & Tae usher in holiday season with 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas'
Tue, Nov 12th 2019 03:05 pm
Platinum-selling Mercury Nashville duo Maddie & Tae effortlessly glide into the holiday season with their luminous rendition of "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," available everywhere now. They're putting their stamp on the Christmas classic, with vibrant melodies and "gorgeous harmonies" (Billboard) on full display. Listen to the song here.
Old Falls Street accepting food vendor applications for summer 2020
Tue, Nov 12th 2019 03:05 pm
The management team for Old Falls Street USA, the three-block entertainment district that connects Niagara Falls State Park with hotels and attractions in downtown Niagara Falls, is calling for local food vendors who are interested in selling their products during the 2020 summer season (May through September).
Ricky Gervais to host 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards on NBC
Tue, Nov 12th 2019 03:05 pm
Global comedy superstar Ricky Gervais, in his unique and legendary fashion, will resume hosting duties for a record fifth time at the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards. The three-hour telecast will air live on NBC coast to coast Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020 (8 p.m. ET), from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls opens Free Agent store
Tue, Nov 12th 2019 03:05 pm
Free Agent, a locally owned and operated retailer, has opened a location at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA. The 2,700-square-foot store can be found inside entrance 5, next to DAVIDs TEA. In celebration of its grand opening, Free Agent will offer 20% off eligible items through Nov. 11.
Win a million dollars? We'll see, when Jamie Foxx & 'Beat Shazam' return for holiday season
Tue, Nov 12th 2019 03:05 pm
Grammy-, Golden Globe- and Academy Award-winning actor and musician Jamie Foxx returns as host and executive producer for a special holiday episode of "Beat Shazam." Actress, model and writer Corinne Foxx, Jamie's daughter, returns as deejay.
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute presents sweet holiday tradition in 'Gingerbread Wonderland'
Tue, Nov 12th 2019 02:45 pm
The students and chefs of the baking and pastry arts program at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute (NFCI) have been working for months now planning and now building the life-size gingerbread village that is a part of "Gingerbread Wonderland."

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