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UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine selects 2 programs to receive grants through The Compassion Project
Tue, Nov 12th 2019 02:45 pm
UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine announced two recipients of grants through The Compassion Project: Boys on the Right Track and Explore & More. Each of these organizations will receive $5,000 to help promote and grow their youth programs in Western New York.
Sandra McCracken releases 'Christmas' album
Tue, Nov 12th 2019 02:45 pm
Newly signed to Integrity Music, Sandra McCracken announced the release of her first holiday album, titled "Christmas." It's available now.
VIDEO: 'Circle of Honor' unveiled
Mon, Nov 11th 2019 11:05 pm
At nightfall on the 11th day of the 11th month - Veterans Day - Veterans of Foreign Wars Downriver Post 7487 officially unveiled its "Circle of Honor" monument inside Lewiston's Academy Park.
CBS midseason: 'FBI: Most Wanted' from 'L&O' creator Dick Wolf, 'Tommy' with Emmy-winner Edie Falco
Mon, Nov 11th 2019 05:30 pm
CBS announced the series premieres of two new dramas, "FBI: Most Wanted" and "Tommy"; the debuts of the milestone 40th season of "Survivor," and the 15th and final season of "Criminal Minds"; and the return of "MacGyver" and "Undercover Boss."
2019 National Care Letter Campaign to honor deployed service members & veterans
Mon, Nov 11th 2019 02:15 pm
2019 marks the ninth year America's Adopt A Soldier will reach out to America to ask for cards of thanks to share with this nation's service members who are deployed, and veterans who are in state veterans homes and hospitals.
Shania Twain to perform a medley of her greatest hits at 2019 American Music Awards
Mon, Nov 11th 2019 02:10 pm
dick clark productions and ABC announced today that five-time American Music Awards winner and the top-selling female country artist of all time, Shania Twain, will take the stage at the 2019 American Music Awards to perform a medley of her greatest hits. The performance will mark Twain's return to the American Music Awards stage for the first time since 2003.
Buffalo Sabres: Game-worn jersey auction continues until Nov. 16
Mon, Nov 11th 2019 02:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres game-worn jersey auction continues at until 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Buffalo Sabres Foundation.
'Arrow' to end with two-hour event Jan. 28; The CW announces midseason premiere dates
Mon, Nov 11th 2019 02:10 pm
The CW Network recently announced dates for the debut of its new series "Katy Keene," plus the returns of "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" and "Roswell, New Mexico."
Veterans Day ceremony at 'Circle of Honor'
Mon, Nov 11th 2019 01:40 pm
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7487 held a Veterans Day observance at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, in honor of those who served this country in the armed forces. The event took place at the new "Circle of Honor" memorial at Academy Park in Lewiston.
Prepare your car for winter: AAA provides tips for seasonal car care
Mon, Nov 11th 2019 10:20 am
Are you ready to drive in the snow? Is your car?
NBC heads into 2020 with innovative dramas, fan-favorite comedies, must-see specials
Mon, Nov 11th 2019 09:30 am
Following another winning fall, NBC heads into the new year with a crop of prestige shows that combine top talent with creative storytelling. With more new shows launching in 2020 than in the fall, NBC's robust winter and spring slate fuels a long-term strategy and features a completely reimagined "Little Big Shots," as well as three new dramas and one new multi-camera comedy.
Tenth Avenue North Releases unique choose-your-own-journey music video for 'No Shame'
Mon, Nov 11th 2019 09:30 am
On Friday, Tenth Avenue North debuted a unique music video for the song, "No Shame," which is the title track from their most recent album released in August. Filmed in four different locations, the "Choose Your Journey" video allows the individual viewer to decide their own journey with multiple options and endings.
Purple Heart mystery solved: With help of WNY community, Higgins identifies family of Corp. Henry Mazurkiewicz
Mon, Nov 11th 2019 09:30 am
Several months ago, the U.S. Postal Service reached out to the office of Congressman Brian Higgins after discovering original Purple Heart documents from 1944. It sought to make sure the official documents were safely returned to the relatives of Corp. Henry Mazurkiewicz.
Get batteries checked now: AAA announces 'Battery Bonanza Sweepstakes'
Mon, Nov 11th 2019 09:30 am
Motorists can get car batteries tested now, for free, and be entered to win $1,000.
Wheatfield approves budget; beefs up security
Mon, Nov 11th 2019 08:45 am
At a recent Town Board meeting, officials in the Town of Wheatfield had a lot to deliberate through, according to Supervisor Don MacSwan. The first matter of business was a public hearing on the preliminary budget, which was approved without any further input.
NT: Residents talk disc-golf & parks
Mon, Nov 11th 2019 08:40 am
The City of North Tonawanda Common Council convened with Mayor Arthur Pappas to hold a regular meeting right before Election Day. Officials encouraged residents to vote, and residents took time to hold elected officials accountable for different issues in the city.
Niagara County Community College to host first 'Day of Giving'
Mon, Nov 11th 2019 07:00 am
Niagara County Community College will participate in its first "Day of Giving" on Tuesday, Dec. 3. The one-day online campaign to benefit the students, faculty, staff and community of NCCC.
Lewiston Choraleers holiday concert series includes performance during annual Lewiston Christmas Walk
Mon, Nov 11th 2019 07:00 am
The Lewiston Choraleers will present its popular holiday concert series at four area church sites, including a performance one Saturday, Dec. 7, to coincide with the annual Lewiston Christmas Walk sponsored by the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce.
Several projects underway in Village of Lewiston
Sat, Nov 9th 2019 07:00 am
In addition to River's Edge, residents have been wondering what's going on with other notable developments around the Village of Lewiston. Here is an update:
Warrior Boats debut in Western New York
Sat, Nov 9th 2019 07:00 am
Founded in the early '90s and based in Melrose, Minnesota, this manufacturer of premier fishing boats built for challenging conditions has been popular with fishermen on Midwest lakes, even up into the Lake Winnipeg area of Manitoba.
Celebrate Wilson 'Field to Table'
Sat, Nov 9th 2019 07:00 am
Janet Hoffman, president of Celebrate Wilson, announced plans for hosting a unique culinary event. Titled "Field to Table," it's intended to celebrate the end of the growing season in northern Niagara. A bountiful dinner (with entertainment) will take place at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the Wilson House Restaurant.
River's Edge set to open: Upscale condos have waterfront view
Sat, Nov 9th 2019 07:00 am
One can add the nicest countertops, largest bathrooms and comfiest bedrooms to a residence, but it still won't have what the principals behind River's Edge can boast about. "Definitely the water, and the lack of condos, and that type of living in the village," Alisa Talarico said. "Anything new or with the water view was huge."
Village of Lewiston appoints new clerk, treasurer
Sat, Nov 9th 2019 07:00 am
Deputy Clerk Shannon Fundis and Deputy Treasurer Stephanie Myers were promoted and will take the reins on Jan. 1.
GOP sweeps town election races
Sat, Nov 9th 2019 07:00 am
Grand Island Republicans swept back into office after handily winning all the offices up for grabs Tuesday on Election night.
3rd annual Veteran Parade held at GICSD
Sat, Nov 9th 2019 07:00 am
Island veterans paraded through the halls of the Grand Island High School and Veronica Connor Middle School Thursday to the applause and thanks of Island schoolchildren in the third annual Veterans Parade.
Obituary: William R. Yockey
Sat, Nov 9th 2019 07:00 am
William R. Yockey passed away Nov. 6, 2019, at his Grand Island home.
Island Pets and Feed open in new location
Sat, Nov 9th 2019 07:00 am
After 12 years in business on the Island, Lynda Gieselman and the family at Island Pets and Feed decided it was time to fly the nest of their old business location and move on up the boulevard.
Historic Falcons boys soccer season closes in Far West Regional
Fri, Nov 8th 2019 11:50 pm
It was a historic season for the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons boys soccer team, but, with all good things, they come to an end. Friday night, the Falcons' 2019 campaign came to a close in the Far West Regional versus the Greece Athena Trojans, 3-0.
Collective Soul breaks concert rules on night one at Fallsview
Fri, Nov 8th 2019 09:15 pm
It was 1999, and I was traveling to Canada with Scout to watch Jack and Rich compete in a karate tournament. Thinking back, the car ride was unnecessarily long. On such occasions, one did what one could to find entertainment. In this case, that meant playing the Collective Soul CD "Dosage."
NCCC: New experience to Savor at Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
Fri, Nov 8th 2019 07:45 pm
The Niagara Falls Culinary Institute has always provided up-and-coming chefs with a hands-on learning environment to sharpen their skills in culinary arts and baking and pastry arts. Now, these unique programs will provide even more opportunities for students to excel and stand out in their field.
Lincoln Brewster releases 'A Mostly Acoustic Christmas'
Fri, Nov 8th 2019 07:25 pm
Integrity Music's Lincoln Brewster releases his new album, "A Mostly Acoustic Christmas," today - just in time for the holiday season. This marks his second Christmas project and is a fun passion project he recorded and self-produced at home with family and friends and the help of his two dogs. Click here to check out this festive project.
Kane Brown to perform at KeyBank Center in Buffalo on March 7
Fri, Nov 8th 2019 07:25 pm
Kane Brown with special guests Russell Dickerson and Chris Lane will bring "The Worldwide Beautiful Tour" to KeyBank Center in Buffalo at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 7, 2020.
Matthew West set to release new album, 'Brand New'
Fri, Nov 8th 2019 07:25 pm
Award-winning singer/songwriter Matthew West will release his new project, "Brand New," on Feb. 14, 2020, as his first album on Provident Label Group/Sony Music and his imprint Story House Music. The pre-order for "Brand New" is available here.
Stooges Stuffed Burger Bar raises $700 for Niagara Hospice with 'Pancho Burger'
Fri, Nov 8th 2019 07:25 pm
Stooges Stuffed Burger Bar, located in Lockport's historic Old City Hall, found a unique way to support Niagara Hospice with what it does best: stuffed burgers.
FeedMore Foundation of WNY's holiday wreath & centerpiece sale to benefit hungry community members
Fri, Nov 8th 2019 07:10 pm
Community members can spread holiday cheer and support their neighbors in need by participating in FeedMore Foundation of WNY's "WreathMore to FeedMore WNY" holiday wreath and centerpiece sale in partnership with Lavocat's Family Greenhouse and Nursery.
DEC reminds New York state hunters: Be safe during hunting seasons
Fri, Nov 8th 2019 07:10 pm
With several hunting seasons underway, and the start of the Southern Zone big game season just weeks away, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos reminded hunters to put safety at the forefront this fall when going afield.
3 neighborhood housing services rebrand and unify
Fri, Nov 8th 2019 07:00 pm
Three local nonprofit organizations have changed their names. West Side Neighborhood Housing Services, Black Rock-Riverside Housing Services and Niagara Falls Neighborhood Housing Services are now part of a Western New York collective called NeighborWorks Community Partners. The goal is to expand services across the state.
Brian Seaman to run for Niagara County district attorney
Fri, Nov 8th 2019 07:00 pm
Brian D. Seaman has announced his candidacy for the office of Niagara County district attorney. Seaman served as an assistant district attorney in Niagara County from 2006-13, and prosecuted a wide variety of felony crimes, ranging from white collar financial crimes to violent crimes, including assaults, robberies, burglaries and homicides.
Chris Jacobs moves to protect privacy rights of gun owners
Fri, Nov 8th 2019 07:00 pm
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs has introduced legislation (S 6834) that would tighten privacy protections for gun owners at the time they apply for their permits, as well as when they recertify.
Ransomville Speedway honors teams and racers
Fri, Nov 8th 2019 06:25 pm
Ransomville Speedway celebrated the performances of its racers and teams from the 2019 season at its annual season awards banquet, Friday Nov. 1, in the Lewiston Fire Co. No. 2 firehall.

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