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Sugar Ray, Better Than Ezra, Emerson Hart of Tonic to perform July 9 at Artpark
Mon, Apr 29th 2019 11:45 am
Popular hitmakers Sugar Ray & Better Than Ezra with special guest Emerson Hart of Tonic will perform on July 9 in the Artpark Amphitheater as part of "Tuesdays in the Park presented by M&T Bank" concert series. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, May 3.
Buffalo History Museum celebrates 20th year of annual local art auction
Mon, Apr 29th 2019 07:00 am
The Buffalo History Museum will host the 20th annual "Paint the Town" event from 5:30- 8:30 p.m. May 16. "Paint the Town" brings regional artists, art collectors and passionate museum supporters together to raise funds for the museum through live and silent auctions featuring local art.
Chromatic Club of Buffalo spring concert to be held in Lewiston
Mon, Apr 29th 2019 07:00 am
The Chromatic Club of Buffalo will hold its spring concert on Sunday, May 5, at the First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston, 505 Cayuga St. The event will begin at 3 p.m., and refreshments will be served following the performance of classical music and show tunes.
Niagara County Central Rotary to hold 36th annual Roger W. Andrews Senior Citizen Breakfast
Mon, Apr 29th 2019 07:00 am
The Niagara County Central Rotary is sponsoring its 36th annual Roger W. Andrews Senior Citizen Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Niagara-Wheatfield High School cafeteria, 2292 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
Summer ahead: The Silo Restaurant making environmentally friendly changes for 2019
Sat, Apr 27th 2019 07:00 am
While 2018 was the year in which The Silo Restaurant looked to its past, 2019 is all about looking to - and preserving - the future.
Easter coloring contest winners awarded
Sat, Apr 27th 2019 07:00 am
Last Saturday, DeGiulio's Pharmacy hosted a prize reception for winners of The Lewiston-Porter Sentinel Easter coloring contest.
New-look Niagara Jet Adventures embracing River Region
Sat, Apr 27th 2019 07:00 am
An exciting new vibe is starting to be felt up in Youngstown.
2019 Chamber Gala: Monsignor David LiPuma is 2019 Village of Lewiston Citizen of the Year
Sat, Apr 27th 2019 07:00 am
The Rev. Monsignor David G. LiPuma has been chosen by Mayor Anne Welch and trustees as the 2019 Village of Lewiston Citizen of the Year. He has made a positive impact in the community leading and bringing people together while instilling the true sense of what community is all about.
Lewiston Smelt Fest to raise funds for LPD's Shadow
Sat, Apr 27th 2019 07:00 am
A portion of the funds raised at this year's Lewiston Smelt Festival will go toward outfitting Shadow, the Lewiston Police Department's 20-month-old German shepherd from the Czech Republic.
Lewiston Spring Fling set for May 5
Sat, Apr 27th 2019 07:00 am
Warm weather has finally arrived in Lewiston and with it the Lewiston Family Spring Fling. This event is a way to celebrate winter's end, and the chance to renew old friendships and make new ones.
Grand Island High School: DECA students heading to national stage
Sat, Apr 27th 2019 07:00 am
Eight students from Grand Island High School will depart at dawn Friday morning for Orlando to compete at the DECA International Career Development Conference.
DeGlopper Memorial Expansion 'Sod Party'
Sat, Apr 27th 2019 07:00 am
Installation of new sod at the DeGlopper Memorial currently under work will take place beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 27.
Cuomo announces transportation money
Sat, Apr 27th 2019 07:00 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday announced $30.1 million in new funding has been awarded for 15 projects, including one on Grand Island, that support bicycle and pedestrian enhancements, as well as projects specifically targeted toward improving air quality in Western New York.
Rotary Club of Grand Island: Grand Island's donations to Undie Sunday support needy
Sat, Apr 27th 2019 07:00 am
Homeless neighbors in Western New York were a bit warmer this winter because of the efforts of people from Grand Island.
Obituary: Alicia C. Williams
Sat, Apr 27th 2019 07:00 am
Alicia C. Williams of Grand Island passed peacefully after a brief illness April 17, 2019.
Erie County Parks, Senior Services departments debut seniors hiking club
Sat, Apr 27th 2019 07:00 am
The Erie County Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry, in conjunction with the Department of Senior Services, will debut a series of free weekly hikes geared toward seniors beginning on May 2.
Ladies of Charity drive beginning
Sat, Apr 27th 2019 06:55 am
The 2019 Ladies of Charity Book Bag Project will take place through the month of May.
Lions Club of Grand Island: 50th annual spaghetti dinner on April 29
Sat, Apr 27th 2019 06:55 am
The Grand Island Lions Club will hold the 50th annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the Special Kids Picnic from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 29, in the ballroom of Radisson Grand Island, 100 Whitehaven Road. The menu includes spaghetti and meatballs, salad and Italian bread. Money from the event will support the annual Special Kids Picnic in July.
'Mary Hoppins' selected as Easter Bunny name
Fri, Apr 26th 2019 07:10 pm
As part of the recent "Shop Hop" event in Lewiston, the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce held a contest to name the Easter Bunny. More than 70 entries were submitted. The Chamber of Commerce staff had a hard time deciding what name would be best. After much consideration, the winning name is "Mary Hoppins."
Shannen Doherty to join 'BH90210,' 6-episode event series airing this summer on FOX
Fri, Apr 26th 2019 06:50 pm
Original "Beverly Hills, 90210" star Shannen Doherty is set to join her former co-stars - Jason Priestley, Jennie Garth, Ian Ziering, Gabrielle Carteris, Brian Austin Green and Tori Spelling - for "BH90210," FOX's highly anticipated new series airing this summer.
Singer/songwriter Mallary Hope delivers 'Out Of My Hands'
Fri, Apr 26th 2019 06:45 pm
Singer/songwriter Mallary Hope's debut full-length project, "Out Of My Hands," released Friday to critical acclaim. Hope's first-ever full-length project, the album sees the songstress in her rawest form with themes of identity and self-worth woven throughout each song.
Warning of phone scam with calls 'spoofed' as originating from Erie County Clerk's Office
Fri, Apr 26th 2019 06:45 pm
Erie County Clerk Michael P. Kearns is warning Erie County residents of a phone scam where incoming calls will appear on a caller ID display as coming from the Erie County Clerk's Office. The scammer then requests personal identifying information while proposing to offer debt relief services.
Higgins & Poloncarz announce federal grant to expand services in Buffalo's Opioid Intervention Court
Fri, Apr 26th 2019 06:45 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins and Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz were joined by Buffalo City Court Judge Craig Hannah to announce a new federal grant to expand services and support for Buffalo Opioid Intervention Court (OIC) participants. The $2 million award to the Erie County Department of Mental Health, provided through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, brings a community care management model of services to the court. It will expand the court's ability to serve more people.
Thrive Worship releases debut album, 'A Thousand More,' on May 3
Fri, Apr 26th 2019 06:45 pm
Integrity Music announced the newest signing to its roster, Thrive Worship.
Niagara University marketing students show prowess in regional & national academic competitions
Fri, Apr 26th 2019 06:40 pm
Several Niagara University food and consumer packaged goods marketing students sharpened their business skills by participating in case competitions at two conferences held in February.
Higgins: Over $2.4 million in federal funding for research at Buffalo VA Medical Center
Fri, Apr 26th 2019 06:35 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins was joined by VA Western New York Healthcare System Executive Director Michael J. Swartz and Associate Chief of Staff for research and professor of medicine, anesthesiology and environmental health at the University of Buffalo Dr. Ali El-solh, to announce federal grants from the Department of Veterans Affairs supporting three separate research projects at the Buffalo VA Medical Center. The three grants represent a total of $2,413,635 in funding awarded to the Buffalo VA.
Seventh Day Slumber is 'Closer to Chaos' with May 31 melodic rock return
Fri, Apr 26th 2019 06:35 pm
"Closer To Chaos," the anticipated new studio recording from seminal Christian rockers Seventh Day Slumber, is set to bow May 31. Debuting on RockFest Records - the label founded by Seventh Day Slumber frontman Joseph Rojas last year - "Closer To Chaos" finds the group returning to its melodic rock roots with a collection of 10 brand-new songs. The album will be available for preorder beginning May 17 with two instant-grat tracks: "Alive Again" and "Still Breathing."
2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs deliver most-watched first round in 7 years
Fri, Apr 26th 2019 06:30 pm
On the strength of 10 overtime games, three Game 7s and two improbable sweeps, NBC Sports' presentation of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs across the networks of NBCUniversal delivered the most-watched First Round in seven years, according to Nielsen and digital data from Adobe Analytics.
Food Network fast tracks new episodes of 'Restaurant: Impossible' with Robert Irvine
Fri, Apr 26th 2019 06:30 pm
Coming off the April 20 season premiere, Food Network announced it has fast-tracked new episodes of "Restaurant: Impossible" to premiere later this summer. Hosted by chef and Food Network personality Robert Irvine, each episode of "Restaurant: Impossible" features Irvine visiting struggling restaurant owners to help them turn around their fortunes with just two days and $10,000 for a budget.
Buffalo State hosts 3 arts summer camps for area teens
Fri, Apr 26th 2019 06:30 pm
Middle and high school musicians and thespians have the chance to study with Buffalo State faculty members and local performing artists during Buffalo State's 2019 Summer Performing Arts Institute.
Cutting carbon: In UB class, students help WNY companies go greener
Fri, Apr 26th 2019 06:30 pm
In a new class, University at Buffalo students are confronting the challenge of climate change by working with local companies to cut their carbon footprints.
'Clergy privilege' study shapes bill on protecting abused children
Fri, Apr 26th 2019 06:30 pm
Research studying "clergy privilege" by UB School of Law Associate Professor Christine Pedigo Bartholomew heavily influenced legislation proposed by Assemblywoman Monica Piga Wallace to add clergy to the list of people in jobs required to report suspicions of child abuse.
Responders battle house fire in Youngstown
Fri, Apr 26th 2019 06:30 pm
Niagara County Sheriff's deputies answered a 911 call of a house fire late Tuesday evening at 337 Oak St., in the Village of Youngstown.
The Black Keys return with 9th studio album, 'Let's Rock'
Fri, Apr 26th 2019 06:30 pm
The Black Keys' ninth studio album, "Let's Rock," will be released June 28 via Easy Eye Sound/Nonesuch Records. The long-awaited album, their first in five years, is a return to the straightforward rock of the singer/guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney's early days as a band.
Made in America Store launches new e-commerce website
Fri, Apr 26th 2019 07:00 am
The Made in America Store, which offers 100% U.S.-made products, announced a brand-new e-commerce site for retail, wholesale, tours and events.
Greetings from Kiwanis Club of Lewiston
Thu, Apr 25th 2019 03:55 pm
As we enter into spring, it is a great time to reflect on what the Lewiston Kiwanis has been up to and take a look into the near future.
Food fight: Niagara Falls Culinary Institute to host culinary competition
Thu, Apr 25th 2019 01:20 pm
The Niagara Falls Culinary Institute will host an American Culinary Federation (ACF) competition from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 27-28. This annual competition is geared toward promoting student and professional cooking excellence, and is open to the public for anyone interested in viewing the action. There is no charge to attend.
RG&E, NYSEG remind contractors & customers to 'Know What's Below': Call 811 before you dig
Thu, Apr 25th 2019 01:20 pm
Rochester Gas and Electric and New York State Electric and Gas, subsidiaries of AVANGRID Inc., a diversified energy and utility company, reminded contractors that every excavation project, no matter how large or small, always requires a call to 811 (Dig Safely NY).
Event at NT History Museum
Thu, Apr 25th 2019 01:00 pm
Starting at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 16, the North Tonawanda History Museum, 712 Oliver St., will host Rick Falkowski. 
New funding for concussion management education
Thu, Apr 25th 2019 12:55 pm
The Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS) has received a major grant from the New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth), which will fund a two-year project called "Improving Concussion Management for New York State Students." This project will address gaps in concussion management by training educators, parents and students around New York on "Return to Learn" protocols.

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