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Cuomo launches video with Paul Rudd to encourage millennials to wear a mask
Tue, Sep 15th 2020 02:50 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday launched the latest "Mask Up, America" campaign video, this one featuring Paul Rudd. The video is aimed at younger Americans to inform them of the importance of wearing masks during the COVID-19 pandemic to protect themselves and others.
Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy announces YPOP: Young Professionals for Olmsted Parks
Tue, Sep 15th 2020 02:45 pm
The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy is officially opening applications for its new development program, Young Professionals for Olmsted Parks (YPOP). This program, open to young professionals age 25-40, will provide "an enriching journey for participants, complete with networking opportunities, community-focused professional development, and unique cultural experiences within the Olmsted park system."
Erie County Senior Services to visit Clinton Bailey Farmers Market
Tue, Sep 15th 2020 02:45 pm
The Erie County Department of Senior Services' "Stay-Fit Dining" program will visit the Clinton-Bailey Farmer's Market (1443 Clinton St., Buffalo) from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, to distribute Farmers Market coupons (a $20 value that may be used at area Farmer's Markets through Nov. 30) and other departmental information to seniors.
NOCO shares energy-saving tips for this fall & winter
Tue, Sep 15th 2020 02:45 pm
With the start of fall right around the corner and cooler temperatures on the horizon, NOCO is offering a variety of household tips to help Western New Yorkers not only stay warm, but also save on their energy costs this fall and winter.
Gender pay gap isn't closing - and signs point to a divide wider ahead
Tue, Sep 15th 2020 02:45 pm
AAUW CEO Kimberly Churches issued the following statement in response to figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau:
AXS TV acquires 10 additional episodes of 'Live From Daryl's House'
Tue, Sep 15th 2020 02:45 pm
AXS TV and Good Cop/Bad Cop Productions - the company behind "Live From Daryl's House" - continue their strong partnership, bringing 10 additional episodes of the acclaimed music series to the network's lineup this fall.
Cuomo on Halloween: 'I would not ban trick-or-treaters'
Tue, Sep 15th 2020 01:45 pm
Earlier today, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced he would not ban trick-or-treaters from going door to door this Halloween during an interview with News 12 Long Island with Tara Joyce.
Higgins & Kulpa: Without new federal relief, local municipal budgets face steep challenges
Tue, Sep 15th 2020 07:00 am
Congressman Brian Higgins and Town of Amherst Supervisor Brian Kulpa expressed "great concern" Monday that failure to provide federal aid to state and local governments in response to the ongoing coronavirus health emergency will leave local municipalities with steep challenges leading to further unemployment and economic hardship for Western New Yorkers.
New York state agencies, authorities launch 'Car Free for Climate' campaign
Tue, Sep 15th 2020 07:00 am
New York state agencies and authorities on Monday launched the "Car Free for Climate" campaign as part of the state's recognition of Climate Week 2020 (Sept. 21-27).
DEC announces actions to protect Salmon River fish populations
Tue, Sep 15th 2020 07:00 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced actions underway to mitigate the impacts of low water flows along the Salmon River during the upcoming salmon run that draws thousands of anglers each year. In addition, new angling regulations and recommendations to prevent the spread of COVID-19 remain in effect to ensure the health and safety of both natural resources and the public.
Buffalo Sabres Foundation to host online memorabilia auction
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 05:35 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Monday announced the team is holding an online sports memorabilia auction in conjunction with the 13th annual Sabres Foundation Golf Tournament. The auction begins at 5 p.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, Sept. 15, and will be held at until 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Buffalo Sabres Foundation.
Taylor Swift returns to country music stage with world premiere performance from 'folklore' album at ACM Awards
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 05:30 pm
Global superstar and two-time ACM Entertainer of the Year Taylor Swift will return to the ACM Awards stage for the first time in seven years with a world premiere performance off her record-breaking new album "folklore" at the 55th Academy of Country Music Awards, a "Night of Heart and Hits Live from Nashville." The nine-time ACM Award-winner will perform from the legendary Grand Ole Opry House.
Chrissy Metz releases new song 'Feel Good,' 'inspiring women to be strong and confident'
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 05:30 pm
EMI recording artist and award-winning actress Chrissy Metz has released a new song, "Feel Good," available now at all digital service providers. Written by Metz with Nicolette Hayford, Connie Herrington, Aaron Raitiere and Jake Mitchell, "Feel Good" represents the moment Metz realized she was done living her life for other people and that it was time to put the focus on herself.
Mickey Guyton releases EP 'Bridges'
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 05:30 pm
Capitol Nashville's Mickey Guyton released her new EP, "Bridges," on Friday (listen HERE). "Bridges" features six songs all co-written by Guyton, including the previously released tracks "What Are You Gonna Tell Her?", "Black Like Me," and current single "Heaven Down Here."
ABC News hosts town hall with President Donald Trump anchored by George Stephanopoulos
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 03:05 pm
Seven weeks before Election Day, ABC News will host a town hall with President Donald Trump and uncommitted voters. ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos will anchor the event, which will provide uncommitted voters a chance to ask the president their important questions before voting.
Cuomo: $9 million awarded as part of New York's Historic Workforce Development Initiative
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 03:05 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced 66 businesses, schools and community-based organizations across the state were awarded nearly $9 million as part of the state's historic Workforce Development Initiative. The grants are federally funded and will support job training opportunities across the state for more than 3,600 New Yorkers adapting to the post-COVID economy.
Bennett to head inpatient behavioral health at NFMMC
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 03:00 pm
Robert C. Bennett, Ph.D., LMHC, CASAC, was named director of inpatient behavioral health services at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. His appointment was announced by Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer JoAnn Pellegrino.
Travis Tritt to release 'Ghost Town Nation,' first single in over a decade
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 03:00 pm
Over three decades after having launched his extraordinary music career, one of country music's most notable artists, Travis Tritt, is set to release a new single, "Ghost Town Nation," on Sept. 25. It's the first release off his highly anticipated forthcoming album, produced by Dave Cobb (Chris Stapleton, The Highwoman, Brandi Carlile). The new single is now available for pre-save here.
Coronavirus stats for Sept. 14
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 01:05 pm
Coronavirus stats for Sept. 14
ECHDC: Exterior signage approved for carousel & longshed projects at Canalside
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 12:55 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. met Monday and took several actions, including exterior signage design approval for the Buffalo Heritage Carousel (BHC) and longshed at Canalside.
State Historic Preservation Board recommends 18 nominations for historic places registers
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 12:50 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced the New York State Board for Historic Preservation recommended adding 18 varied properties to the State and National Registers of Historic Places, including a Hudson Valley village once famed for its violet industry, an early home in Long Island's African-American community, remnants of a 19th century canal that helped fuel the Southern Tier economy, and offices of an internationally known upstate tableware company founded by a 19th century religious community.
Old Fort Niagara, HAL, Artpark team to showcase Le Magazin Royal
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 12:35 pm
In 1720 - 300 years ago - French diplomat, trader and military officer Louis Thomas Chabert de Joncaire established Le Magazin Royal, a trading post at the Lower Landing of the Niagara, where Artpark State Park stands today.
Canadian firm Li-Cycle to build $175 million lithium-ion battery recycling hub in Monroe County
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 12:35 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Li-Cycle Inc., a North America based lithium-ion battery resource recovery company, will further grow its operations in New York. The company will invest over $175 million in a lithium-ion battery recycling "hub" on a 15.4-acre parcel of land at Eastman Business Park (EBP). This is in addition to its Li-Cycle's first U.S. "spoke" operation already located at the park in Monroe County.
Lewiston Dance Center makes most out of 'new normal'
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 12:30 pm
Lewiston Dance Center's competition and ensemble teams performed at the Lewiston Farmers Market on Sept 5. The teams showcased various styles of dance routines that they worked on throughout the year.
National Small Business Week is Sept. 22-24
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 12:30 pm
Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza recently announced the kick-off for National Small Business Week 2020. The virtual event, rescheduled from May due to the coronavirus pandemic, will be held Sept. 22-24.
Poloncarz names appointees to Erie County Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative Task Force
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 12:10 pm
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz announced his establishment of the Erie County Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative Task Force, pursuant to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's executive order 203.
New York State Center for Assisted Living statement on National Assisted Living Week
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 12:10 pm
Stephen Hanse, president and CEO of the New York State Health Facilities Association and the New York State Center for Assisted Living (NYSHFA/NYSCAL), a statewide association representing over 425 long-term care facilities, issued the following statement in recognition of National Assisted Living Week.
Strong choice for chief diversity and equity officer at NCCC
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 12:10 pm
Niagara County Community College has appointed assistant professor John D. Strong as the new chief diversity and equity officer starting this fall. This is a newly created position to lead the diversity and inclusion committee that was formed in September of 2016.
NYS: More than $100 million in additional food assistance for September
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 12:05 pm
The New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) announced more than $100 million in additional emergency food assistance to help New Yorkers adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic avoid food insecurity.
FeedMore WNY: Join Buffalo Bills legends including Jim Kelly at 'Huddle for Hunger' food drive
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 12:05 pm
Join Buffalo Bills Legends, including Jim Kelly, in partnership with Independent Health Foundation, Buffalo Bills Foundation and Channel 4, for the "Huddle for Hunger" food drive to benefit FeedMore WNY. The event will take place from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, and noon to 4 pm. Saturday, Sept. 19, at Bills Stadium in Orchard Park. "Huddle for Hunger" masks will be given to the first 5,000 donors at the stadium. Limit two per car.
ESAAL helps families visit loved ones residing in assisted living communities across New York
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 11:45 am
After frequent and growing pleas from the Empire State Association of Assisted Living (ESAAL), its member assisted living communities, their residents and family members, on Sept. 9 the New York State Department of Health offered more flexible rules for allowing resumption of resident-family visits, removing a significant obstacle referred to as the 28-day rule. ESAAL is grateful to the department for the change, which allows more assisted living communities to be eligible to resume family visitation with residents.
National gas prices continue to drop, as summer road trip season is over
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 11:45 am
Monday's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $2.19, down 3 cents from last week. One year ago, the price was $2.57. The New York state average is $2.28 - down a penny since last week. A year ago, the state average was $2.73.
Young Audiences of WNY joins thousands of arts organizations & communities to celebrate National Arts in Education Week
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 11:45 am
Young Audiences of Western New York is joining thousands of arts organizations and communities across the nation to celebrate National Arts in Education Week, Sept. 13-19.
Goo Goo Dolls officially unveil first holiday album, 'It's Christmas All Over'
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 11:45 am
Multi-Platinum, four-time Grammy-nominated rock band Goo Goo Dolls are celebrating Christmas early this year with the release of their first holiday record, "It's Christmas All Over." Arriving Oct. 30 via Warner Records, the album is filled with cover renditions of iconic holiday songs such as "Let It Snow" and "Hark The Herald Angels Sing," as well as two new originals that capture the warmth and nostalgia of classic Christmas favorites.
Intandem: Girl Scout donates habilitation supplies to people with disabilities
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 11:40 am
Local Girl Scout Julia Wasley just completed a Gold Award service project she titled "Craft Cupboard for Intandem," and donated her entire project to individuals with disabilities who attend the day-habilitation programs at Intandem in Niagara County.
New York Sea Grant: Think about winterizing, storage reservations now
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 11:40 am
With the significant increase in boat sales and new boat owners this year, New York Sea Grant is encouraging all boat owners to be thinking ahead about boat storage and winterizing needs.
ECMC earns 'LGBTQ Health Care Equality Top Performer' designation
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 11:40 am
Erie County Medical Center Corp. announced its "LGBTQ Health Care Equality Top Performer" designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC). The designation was awarded in the 13th edition of HRC's Healthcare Equality Index (HEI). A record 765 health care facilities actively participated in the HEI 2020 survey. Of those included in the HEI, 193 earned an "LGBTQ Health Care Equality Top Performer" designation.
Have you seen 'It'? Halloween comes early to Lewiston
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 07:00 am
After more than a decade of entertaining (terrifying?) neighbors in Niagara Falls, Michael Nickles has brought his one-of-a-kind army of the undead to the corner of North Seventh and Onondaga streets.
Carnegie Art Center launches a 2021 calendar featuring artwork by 12 local artists
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 07:00 am
The Carnegie Art Center is selling printed 2021 calendars as a fundraiser. The calendars feature a different work of art for each month of the year created by 12 artists living and working in Western New York. Calendars can be pre-ordered on the center's website anytime and will be available for delivery and pick-up in mid-September. Sales from the calendars will support the Carnegie Art Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
HAL resumes programming
Mon, Sep 14th 2020 07:00 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston is pleased to announce the start of its monthly meetings with the September program: "Time Capsule in Your Backyard." Peter Jablonski will present this event at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, at the Red Brick Municipal Building gym, 145 N. Fourth St.

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