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Locals looking to lead Niagara Power in '19
Mon, Jun 3rd 2019 01:50 pm
Summer is here, and that means the return of Niagara Power baseball.
Tralf welcomes Lez Zeppelin, The Dustbowl Revival
Mon, Jun 3rd 2019 01:30 pm
The Tralf Music Hall hosts Lez Zeppelin, a blistering Led Zeppelin tribute band featuring four women, at 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 12.
Jacobs honors Nicole Dayka with NYS Women of Distinction award
Mon, Jun 3rd 2019 01:30 pm
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs recently announced Hamburg resident Nicole Dayka is the 2019 New York State Women of Distinction recipient for the 60th Senate District. Dayka is youth-at-risk coordinator for the Town of Hamburg and the Hamburg Central School District, as well as a long-time volunteer at Oishei Children's Hospital.
Walk/Run/Roll in Lauren's Shoes 5K to celebrate CP community's strength, raise funds to bring therapy to WNY
Mon, Jun 3rd 2019 01:30 pm
On Sunday, June 9, the Make Lemon Aide Foundation for Cerebral Palsy is hosting the sixth annual Walk/Run/Roll in Lauren's Shoes 5K and 1 Mile Honorary CP Walk, presented by GEICO and This Promo Works. The event will be held at Wilkeson Pointe at the Buffalo Outer Harbor.
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra announces Nikki Chooi as new concertmaster

Mon, Jun 3rd 2019 01:30 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra announced Canadian-born violinist Nikki Chooi as its newest concertmaster. Chooi will begin his tenure in the 2019-20 season.
'The Red Rocker,' Sammy Hagar, kicks off 'Tuesdays in the Park' at Artpark
Mon, Jun 3rd 2019 11:15 am
Artpark & Company will kickoff its summer season and the 2019 "Tuesdays in the Park presented by M&T Bank" concert series on June 4 with a mega show: Sammy Hagar's "Full Circle Jam Tour" featuring Michael Anthony, Vic Johnson and Jason Bonham. Special guest Night Ranger will open.
Erie County Legislature: Island Dispatch receives proclamation
Mon, Jun 3rd 2019 07:00 am
The Erie County Legislature at its May 9 meeting commemorated the 75th anniversary of the Island Dispatch.
Chamber to host miniature golf tournament on July 18
Mon, Jun 3rd 2019 07:00 am
This year will mark the 10th year the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce has hosted a golf tournament. While the format has changed a bit from the first tournament, the camaraderie and friendly competition has remained constant.
Public forum on scams targeting older adults
Mon, Jun 3rd 2019 07:00 am
In observance of National Elder Abuse Awareness Month, Niagara County's Office for the Aging and Council on Elder Abuse will hold a public forum on the current scams targeting older adults in the community. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, June 28, at Lockport Town Hall, 6560 Dysinger Road.
'The Erie Canal Sings' book-signing to be held at ECDC on June 22
Mon, Jun 3rd 2019 07:00 am
Author Dr. William Hullfish will hold a book-signing event at the Erie Canal Discovery Center, 24 Church St., Lockport, at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 22. His book, "The Erie Canal Sings: A Musical History of New York's Grand Waterway," tells the history of canal music and its transformation across U.S. canalways. The book will be released June 17 at a cost of $21.99. Copies will be available for purchase during the signing.
All 8 Scripps National Spelling Bee champions will appear on 'Live with Kelly and Ryan'
Sat, Jun 1st 2019 09:50 am
On Monday, June 3, not one but all eight winners of the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee will join Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest for some post-competition fun on "Live with Kelly and Ryan," their first in-studio interview. The show airs locally at 9 a.m. on ABC (WKBW-TV Channel 7).
Disney Channel sets premiere date for anticipated 'Descendants 3'
Sat, Jun 1st 2019 09:50 am
"Descendants 3," the third movie in Disney's global smash franchise, is set to premiere on Friday, Aug. 2 (8-10 p.m. EDT), on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW.
Fairground Saints release new song, 'Mary'
Sat, Jun 1st 2019 09:50 am
Fairground Saints - the buzzing California-bred and Nashville-based trio comprised of Elijah Edwards, Meg McAllister and Mason Van Valin - released their new song, "Mary," on Friday. Produced by Marshall Atman and written by the band, the energetic track features Mason's smooth vocals at the forefront and the band's entrancing three-part harmonies.
Gospel music legend Bill Gaither takes 'We Have This Moment Tour' to 23 cities this fall, including Buffalo
Sat, Jun 1st 2019 09:50 am
Multi-Grammy Award-winning recording artist Bill Gaither, along with Premier Productions, will present the "We Have This Moment Tour" to 23 cities during the fall of 2019, as he brings his multi-award winning group, The Gaither Vocal Band, to 16 states during September, October and November.
The Chainsmokers release new single, 'Call You Mine,' featuring Bebe Rexha
Sat, Jun 1st 2019 09:50 am
Grammy Award-winning artist/producer duo The Chainsmokers on Friday released new single "Call You Mine" featuring Bebe Rexha via Disruptor Records / Columbia Records. Listen HERE.
New York state honors older volunteers at Older New Yorkers' Day celebration
Sat, Jun 1st 2019 09:50 am
The New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA) celebrated New York's older volunteers and "the extraordinary value they bring to our state" at its annual Older New Yorkers' Day event last week.
USA Niagara breaks ground on Cataract Commons Project in Niagara Falls
Sat, Jun 1st 2019 09:50 am
USA Niagara Development Corp. on Friday celebrated the groundbreaking for Cataract Commons, a public square or "commons" space located on Old Falls Street in downtown Niagara Falls. The project is designed to transform an empty parcel into a more usable and inviting outdoor facility that will have permanent structural seating and shade, as well as flexibility for hosting various events.
Make gardening family affair at Lewiston GardenFest
Sat, Jun 1st 2019 07:00 am
The 14th annual Lewiston GardenFest, presented by the Lewiston Garden Club, is set for Saturday, June 15, and Sunday, June 16. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days along Center Street. It includes more than 80 vendors selling flowers, plants and garden essentials, along with speakers, demonstrations, a free garden walk and a container garden contest throughout the weekend.
IJC members visit WNY: Impact of high water levels, Plan 2014 discussed
Sat, Jun 1st 2019 07:00 am
Newly appointed commissioners of the International Joint Commission spent Tuesday in Western New York, learning more about the IJC's Plan 2014 and its shoreline impacts from the high water levels on Lake Ontario in New York state and on the St. Lawrence River system in Canada.
Can You Help? Rachel Batt benefit
Sat, Jun 1st 2019 07:00 am
A fundraiser will take place to support a young mom facing a debilitating illness.
Village of Wilson is open for business
Sat, Jun 1st 2019 07:00 am
Village of Wilson Mayor Arthur Lawson announced this week that, despite high water levels in the lake, summer fun, recreation and tourist-related activities are indeed alive and well in the Wilson community and harbor areas.
Niagara River Anglers assist Lewiston Police Department
Sat, Jun 1st 2019 07:00 am
The Lewiston Police Department recently received a donation from the Niagara River Anglers Association. The two groups worked together as part of the recent Lewiston Smelt Festival at Academy Park.
Ransomville's Flag Day Parade, Community Faire takes over hamlet
Sat, Jun 1st 2019 07:00 am
Festival season is now underway in the River Region. Next up for many is a visit out to Ransomville.
Obituary: Ralph D. Hoover
Sat, Jun 1st 2019 07:00 am
Ralph D. Hoover of Grand Island, at the age of 91, passed away peacefully on May 17, 2019.
Obituary: Chester M. Dulak
Sat, Jun 1st 2019 07:00 am
Chester M. Dulak, 76, of Grand Island, departed this life April 24, 2019.
The Hub Pro Shop opens in Beaver Island State Park
Sat, Jun 1st 2019 07:00 am
Golf has a way of becoming a big part of people's lives, as Grand Islander Cyndy Montana can now attest.
Thruway Authority responds to Islander's concerns
Sat, Jun 1st 2019 07:00 am
An Island resident received some answers to questions he asked about the new cashless tolling system established at the Grand Island Bridges.
Island of Hope: Cancer survivor recounts journey of love, illness, adventure
Sat, Jun 1st 2019 07:00 am
Norine Hibschweiler Eaton, who is being honored as a survivor in Grand Island's third annual Zumbathon, to be held from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at the Radisson Niagara, has had a life full of love and loss, illness, and adventure. In 1979, Norine Hibschweiler went on a "date derby" with a bunch of single friends. The date derby involved visiting bars in Buffalo and collecting souvenirs, such as matches and napkins. For her efforts, Hibschweiler won the distinction of having "the most promising future."
Bells to toll for Charles DeGlopper, 12 other Medal of Honor recipients
Sat, Jun 1st 2019 07:00 am
Bells will ring across America in honor of Grand Island's Charles DeGlopper and 12 others who earned the Medal of Honor during D-Day.
Memorial Day on Grand Island
Sat, Jun 1st 2019 07:00 am
"I've been doing this for the last three years," said Town Supervisor Nathan McMurray at Monday's town ceremony in DeGlopper Park, which is undergoing reconstruction. "And I have never seen this many people here before."
HAL looks into Buffalo's 'Cinderella Story'
Sat, Jun 1st 2019 07:00 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston presents "A Cinderella Story, The Mystery of the Pan American Exposition Stamps" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah Fellowship Hall, 915 Oneida St.
UB Erie Canal forum to explore how Empire State Trail can boost economy, improve quality of life
Fri, May 31st 2019 07:00 am
The economic benefits of the Empire State Trail, as well as how it could enhance the quality of life and health of Western New York residents, will be discussed at a University at Buffalo forum on Wednesday, June 5.
Community Missions honors partners & volunteers at 27th annual awards brunch
Thu, May 30th 2019 02:45 pm
Community Missions of Niagara Frontier Inc. (CMI) held its 27th annual Compassion in Action Awards Brunch on Wednesday afternoon at the Four Points by Sheraton Niagara Falls.
Disney XD orders 3rd season of Emmy Award-nominated animated series 'Marvel's Spider-Man' for spring 2020 premiere
Thu, May 30th 2019 02:45 pm
Disney XD has ordered a third season of the Emmy Award-nominated animated series "Marvel's Spider-Man" for a spring 2020 premiere. The web-slinging series follows Peter Parker, who is learning to navigate life as the teenage superhero Spider-Man.
ABC eager to face Whammy as 'Press Your Luck' gets special early premiere
Thu, May 30th 2019 02:45 pm
Following one of the biggest nights and most dramatic dates of the season on "The Bachelorette," airing Tuesday, June 11 (8-10:01 p.m. EDT), ABC will give viewers a special early premiere of the iconic game show "Press Your Luck" (10:01-11 p.m.), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.
5ive gets down to 'Family Business' with True Breed Records debut
Thu, May 30th 2019 02:40 pm
"Family Business," the True Breed Records debut from acclaimed rap/hip-hop recording artist 5ive, releases June 7. Produced by 5ive and SPEC (Flame, V.Rose), the 14-song set chronicles 5ive's past struggles with drug addiction and his miraculous redemption.
OMH recognizes Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition for service to community
Thu, May 30th 2019 02:00 pm
The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) is honoring the Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition in Buffalo as a recipient of the inaugural OMH Community Care Awards.
Shaun Cassidy highlights August at Bear's Den Showroom
Thu, May 30th 2019 02:00 pm
One of the area's coolest venues is turning up the heat this August. The Bear's Den Showroom inside Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino announced a stellar entertainment lineup, including Shaun Cassidy on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 2-3 (8 p.m.); "An Evening with the Elvin Bishop Trio" on Friday, Aug. 23 (8 p.m.); "Rick Alviti: A Summertime Tribute to Elvis" on Saturday, Aug. 24 (8 p.m.) and Sunday, Aug. 25 (5 p.m.); and Hollywood U2 on Saturday, Aug. 31 (8 p.m.). Tickets are now on sale
LCTV recognizes top students
Thu, May 30th 2019 01:45 pm
Lockport Community Television, along with the Lockport Community Cable Commission and Spectrum Cable, announced this year's scholarship recipients. This year, $14,800 in scholarships was given to 14 recipients.

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