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Blues-Bruins on NBC delivers most-watched Stanley Cup Final Game 1 in four years
Wed, May 29th 2019 03:35 pm
NBC Sports' presentation of Game 1 of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final between the St. Louis Blues and Boston Bruins on NBC averaged a total audience delivery of 5.380 million viewers, making it the most-watched Game 1 in four years and NBC Sports' third-most watched Game 1 since it began broadcasting the Stanley Cup Final in 2006, according to Fast National data from Nielsen and digital data from Adobe Analytics.
'Nurturing in the Neighborhood' programs offered for children living in Falls' south end
Wed, May 29th 2019 03:30 pm
Niagara University, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, and the Niagara Falls City School District are bringing free children and parenting activities to residents of Niagara Falls' south end throughout the summer.
Foster Care Month: Poloncarz, Cannon join with foster care agencies to raise awareness on need for foster families, recognize work of foster care advocates
Wed, May 29th 2019 03:25 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz recently joined Erie County Department of Social Services Commissioner Marie Cannon and foster care advocates to celebrate National Foster Care Month. Poloncarz recognized the effort of three agencies that have worked to support children in foster care and foster families. Cannon discussed the need for additional foster families in the community.
Why one UB scientist is studying dust
Wed, May 29th 2019 03:25 pm
University at Buffalo researcher Stuart Evans studies dust - not the balls of stale gray fluff that collect under your bed, but the tiny bits of mostly reflective material that hang in the Earth's atmosphere, influencing weather conditions like temperature, rain and wind.
Western New York's largest youth talent show returns to Erie County Fair
Wed, May 29th 2019 03:25 pm
Do you have a child who can sing, dance or play an instrument? Do they have a special talent just waiting to be discovered? If that's the case, the Erie County Fair is looking to see who's got talent!
DEC reminds campers to use local firewood while enjoying outdoors
Wed, May 29th 2019 03:25 pm
With the start of camping season underway, Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos reminded campers the New York state firewood transportation regulation is still in effect. Untreated firewood may contain invasive pests that kill trees, and to protect New York's forests, untreated firewood should not be moved more than 50 miles from its source of origin.
Climb aboard 'Summer Movie Express' and enjoy $1 movies
Wed, May 29th 2019 02:35 pm
Regal's "Summer Movie Express" is back in theaters featuring $1 movies all summer long. This kid-friendly festival is an ideal way to beat the heat this summer at over 340 locations nationwide.
Niagara Falls Memorial to open new stem cell therapy center
Wed, May 29th 2019 02:35 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced Dr. Andrew Cappuccino of Buffalo Spine Surgery and Memorial Medical Center are opening a Stem Cell Therapy Center on Memorial's Tenth Street campus.
'Livable Niagara Falls' 'Smart Growth' series session rescheduled
Wed, May 29th 2019 02:35 pm
The fifth session in the "Imagining A More Livable Niagara Falls" series of six focused on "Smart Growth" principles and ideas is being rescheduled. The May 30 session is being reschedule to June 4 due to a conflict with the Democratic primary mayoral debate.
Tickets going fast for Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise & Clambake
Wed, May 29th 2019 01:30 pm
As warmer weather approaches, Niagara County residents are anxiously anticipating the 20th annual Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise and Clambake. This year, the event will fall on Friday, July 12, at the Youngstown Yacht Club.
'Girl Scouts Love State Parks' initiative aims to get every girl outside July 13-14
Wed, May 29th 2019 01:30 pm
Girl Scouts of Western New York encourages girls to have outdoor experiences in Western New York along with thousands of girls in hundreds of state parks across the U.S.
Former 'The Voice' finalist Charlie Rey drops infectious new single 'Undeniable Love'
Wed, May 29th 2019 01:25 pm
Last week, artist and songwriter Charlie Rey debuted his brand-new single, titled "Undeniable Love." The song is available at the following DSP's: Pandora, iTunes, Spotify, Amazon and Google Play.
Discover Niagara Shuttle rolls into fourth season
Wed, May 29th 2019 01:15 pm
Local leaders gathered Tuesday to kick-off a new season for the Discover Niagara Shuttle. The free, hop-on/hop-off shuttle service first launched in 2016. Today, it takes passengers to 17 destinations along a 14-mile route, which stretches from Niagara Falls to Old Fort Niagara.
Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo announces grant awards totaling $1.3 million from Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Legacy Funds
Wed, May 29th 2019 01:00 pm
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo announced 57 Western New York organizations will receive a total of $1.3 million in grant awards from endowment funds created to carry on the legacy of Ralph C. Wilson Jr.
WNY music legends on board for Buffalo Music Hall of Fame fundraiser
Wed, May 29th 2019 01:00 pm
Alison Pipitone, Alyn Syms and Tom Lorentz (with special guests the Doo Rags) will be in the spotlight on Saturday, June 8, at the Sportsmen's Tavern in a special concert presented by the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame. The show starts at 8 p.m. There will also be a Hall of Fame raffle featuring merchandise and a guitar signed by numerous BMHOF inductees.
Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy holding information session
Wed, May 29th 2019 12:45 pm
The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy is holding a free information session for people interested in learning more about becoming a police officer. The session takes place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6, in the Marion House on the Niagara University campus.
Casey Webb tackles epic new eats, food challenges on new season of 'Man v. Food' on Cooking Channel
Wed, May 29th 2019 12:45 pm
Armed with a serious love of food and years of experience in the restaurant business, Casey Webb travels the country in search of the most delicious dishes and epic eating challenges.
Art auction to benefit community organizations
Wed, May 29th 2019 07:00 am
Community Missions Inc. and the YWCA of the Niagara Frontier Inc. will come together for an evening of fun and art by hosting an art auction on Friday, June 14. The event will take place on-site at the YWCA of Niagara, located at 32 Cottage St., Lockport. Admission is $20 per person or $30 per couple, with "couple" being loosely defined as any two people wanting to attend together.
Quider does it all, guides Niagara-Wheatfield to Class A1 finals
Tue, May 28th 2019 07:50 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons softball team has been in its fair share of offensive battles. On Tuesday, in the Section VI Class A1 semifinals, the Falcons got it done on the defensive side of the ball, as N-W defeated Hamburg, 1-0.
'Dedicated to the men and women of this community who served our country in time of war'
Mon, May 27th 2019 03:25 pm
Memorial Day was observed Monday in the Village of Lewiston with a parade, remembrance ceremony and luncheon.
United Way of Greater Niagara to host annual 'Day of Caring' on June 26
Mon, May 27th 2019 07:00 am
United Way of Greater Niagara (UWGN) will host its annual "Day of Caring" from 8:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, June 26. The communitywide event, sponsored by National Grid, will host over 200 volunteers who will come together to work on projects benefiting dozens of nonprofit agencies throughout Niagara County.
PHOTOS: Sun shines on A Taste of Lewiston
Sun, May 26th 2019 03:20 pm
Despite warnings of lions, tigers and bears - or at least a lot of rain - the entirety of A Taste of Lewiston was dry, warm and bright on Saturday.
VIDEO: St. Peter's dedicates shrine to Madonna
Sun, May 26th 2019 02:45 pm
A statue of the Madonna that once stood in front of Niagara Catholic High School has found a new home at the foot of St. Peter R.C. Church in Lewiston. On Sunday, the Rev. Monsignor David LiPuma led a Mass of thanksgiving and dedication as he stood next to the monument of Mary.
District budget passes; Lew-Port plans ahead
Sat, May 25th 2019 07:15 pm
Thank you to all who voted in the Lewiston-Porter Board of Education election and budget vote. Anne Orr, Betty Warrick and I were each elected to three-year terms on the Board of Education and the budget passed with a decisive margin - 480-150.
26-year-old Maelyn Jarmon named season 16 champion of 'The Voice'
Sat, May 25th 2019 09:55 am
Maelyn Jarmon, a 26-year-old artist originally from Frisco, Texas, and currently living in New York, was crowned champion of "The Voice" on Tuesday. Jarmon stood out all season for both her vocals and ability to master her sound as an artist deaf in one ear. The pop alternative singer earned coach John Legend his first "Voice" win on the four-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series.
Lewiston's 2019 Memorial Day ceremony promises to be best yet
Sat, May 25th 2019 09:55 am
Lewiston's Memorial Day Remembrance Committee wishes to thank everyone who has worked this spring to prepare for our third Memorial Day celebration of the lives of the men and women who have sacrificed everything for us.
'King of the Highwire' Nik Wallenda & sister, Lijana, to attempt most death-defying walk yet: 25 stories above New York City's Times Square
Sat, May 25th 2019 09:50 am
ABC announced "King of the Highwire" Nik Wallenda and his sister, Lijana, seventh-generation members of the Wallenda family circus troupe, will return to the highwire for a never-before-attempted walk of approximately 1,300 feet long and 25 stories above street level, across New York City's iconic Times Square, live on Sunday, June 23 (8 p.m. EDT). "Highwire Live in Times Square with Nik Wallenda" will air as a live two-hour televised event.
'Sunday Night Football' is primetime television's No. 1 show for unprecedented 8th consecutive year
Sat, May 25th 2019 09:40 am
With the 2018-19 TV season wrapped up, NBC's "Sunday Night Football" finished as primetime's No. 1 TV show in all key metrics for an unprecedented eighth consecutive year - adding to its record for the most consecutive years atop the charts (since 1950), based on official live plus same day data provided by Nielsen. "Sunday Night Football" also ranked as the No. 1 show in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic for the ninth consecutive TV season.
Niagara County Legislature votes against sanctuary state bill
Sat, May 25th 2019 09:40 am
Niagara County Legislature this week voted unanimously in opposition to a bill that would make New York State a "sanctuary state."
Niagara County: American Cancer Society to hold annual Relay For Life on June 1
Sat, May 25th 2019 09:30 am
On Saturday, June 1, several hundred local residents will join together at Reservoir State Park for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Greater Niagara. The event starts at 2 p.m. with a goal to raise funds and awareness toward a world without cancer. All are welcome to join in this community fun day, which has a superhero theme, entertainment, and a special appearance by Buster Bison.
Niagara County to honor Purple Heart recipients
Sat, May 25th 2019 09:30 am
Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski is launching a Purple Heart recognition initiative for county veterans who are or were recipients of the Purple Heart ― the oldest military award presented to American service members.
'Bordercrash' in Lewiston, as Headstones, The Trews, Lowest of the Low, Steven Page join for epic concert event
Sat, May 25th 2019 09:30 am
Artpark and Funtime Presents announced "Bordercrash" will invade Lewiston on July 13. The concert will feature Headstones, The Trews, Lowest of the Low and Steven Page. "Bordercrash" joins the Funtime Presents "Coors Light Concert" series in the Artpark Amphitheater. Tickets are now on sale.
Ransomville Garden Club celebrates 50 years
Sat, May 25th 2019 07:20 am
Ransomville Garden Club members marked the club's 50th anniversary last Saturday with its annual planting of spring flowers. The event took place on the "four corners" in the hamlet where club members formally dedicated four new concrete planters that were installed last summer. 
Coming together for the Brolinski family
Sat, May 25th 2019 07:10 am
On Saturday, a plethora of attendees stormed to the 3F Club to help raise funds for the family of Jamie Brolinski. 
Town Clerk's Corner: Town of Lewiston news and notes
Sat, May 25th 2019 07:05 am
Town of Lewiston residential garbage pick-up for May 27 will be suspended one day and collected on Tuesday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. Town Hall Offices will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.
Obituary: Eileen M. Webb
Sat, May 25th 2019 07:00 am
Eileen M. Webb, (née Burngasser) of Niagara Falls, formerly of Grand Island, passed away May 20, 2019.
Engagement: Lacki-McFadden
Sat, May 25th 2019 07:00 am
Margaret and Michael Lacki of Grand Island are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter Mary Elizabeth Lacki, to Patrick Michael John McFadden, eldest son of Helen and Mark McFadden of Eastbourne, United Kingdom.
Obituary: Dennis M. Keefe
Sat, May 25th 2019 07:00 am
Dennis M. Keefe, 66, of Grand Island, a retired senior auto claims adjuster who also worked for many years as a journalist, actor and voice-over artist, died May 17, 2019, at Hospice Buffalo in Cheektowaga after a brief illness.
Cuomo declares emergency for Lake Ontario shoreline areas
Sat, May 25th 2019 07:00 am
With the prospect of Lake Ontario water levels going ever higher, Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order Monday, declaring a state of emergency for all shoreline areas from Youngstown to Watertown
Lewiston Artisan Farmers Market readies for year 2
Sat, May 25th 2019 07:00 am
Jamie Symmonds and Willow Consulting will return to Academy Park this summer for a second season of the Lewiston Artisan Farmers Market.

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