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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.
Niagara Scenic Parkway roadwork continues
Thu, May 30th 2019 01:40 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation on Thursday announced construction is continuing on the project to remove a portion of the Niagara Scenic Parkway (formerly Robert Moses Parkway) in the City of Niagara Falls. As a result, an additional road closure is going into effect.
NCCC Alumni Association to set sail on Moondance Catamaran
Thu, May 30th 2019 01:40 pm
Set sail with the Niagara County Community College Alumni Association on the Moondance Catamaran from 3:45-5:30 P.M. Friday, June 21. Guests are asked to meet near "The Hatch" at 329 Erie St. The event is open to NCCC alumni, NCCC employees, and friends of the college. Proceeds will support the NCCC Alumni Association.
Racing to the rescue: 5K run in support of marine mammals
Thu, May 30th 2019 01:40 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara is looking for runners and walkers to participate in its fourth annual Sea Lion Rescue Run 5K. The event supports the care of the aquarium's 10 rescued sea lions and seals, which have been deemed non-releasable/unable to survive in the wild.
Newfane concert series announced
Thu, May 30th 2019 01:40 pm
The Newfane Business Association recently announced the acts for its "Wednesday Concerts at the Gazebo" series. Shows start at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
'Fearless Family Play Days' at Explore & More
Thu, May 30th 2019 01:40 pm
Visit Explore & More Children's Museum from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. this Saturday for a full day of fun and engaging healthy activities located throughout the museum's play zones and educational studios at "Fearless Family Play Day" presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York.
Niagara County public health director advises of flooding health risks & preventive measures
Thu, May 30th 2019 01:40 pm
Niagara County Public Health Director Daniel J. Stapleton advised communities of steps they can take to prevent health risks associated with home flooding. Problems include bacterial and viral contamination from sewage backup, and mold growth from residual moisture. These problems can lead to human infection and illnesses.
Kenmore Mercy ICU nationally recognized for patient outcomes
Thu, May 30th 2019 01:35 pm
The intensive care unit at Kenmore Mercy Hospital, a member of Catholic Health, has earned the 2019 Silver Beacon Award for Excellence, presented by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) to recognize the nation's highest-performing hospital ICUs.
WNY Preview Classic to be held at Erie County Fairgrounds
Thu, May 30th 2019 01:15 pm
The Erie County Agricultural Society will present the 19th annual Western New York Preview Classic. The show is scheduled to take place inside the Agriculture Discovery Center at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg from May 31 to June 2. More than $6,000 in cash awards and premiums will be presented during this New York Livestock Circuit-approved show.
AAA reveals key deadly behaviors for teen drivers as '100 Deadliest Days' begin
Thu, May 30th 2019 01:15 pm
Over the past five years, nearly 3,500 people have been killed in crashes involving teen drivers during the "100 Deadliest Days," the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when the number of crash fatalities involving a teen driver historically rise. New crash data from 2013-17 reveals major factors contributing to fatal teen crashes during the summer driving period include:
Historic Palace Theatre receives major gift from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation for renovation efforts
Thu, May 30th 2019 01:15 pm
The Historic Palace Theatre has received a $300,000 grant from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation in support of its "Act II - A Grand Restoration" renovation project. This gift will support the Palace's larger $2.8 million "Act II" project, which is already underway, with renovations to the outer lobby, and restoration and repairs to interior plaster completed last October.
Gamma Sigma Fraternity International anniversary this fall
Thu, May 30th 2019 01:15 pm
Gamma Sigma Fraternity International will celebrate its 150th anniversary on Oct. 11 in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Alumni can check in on the Facebook page "Gamma Sigma Fraternity International."
Study finds link between ambient ozone exposure and progression of carotid wall thickness
Thu, May 30th 2019 01:15 pm
Long-term exposure to ambient ozone appears to accelerate arterial conditions that progress into cardiovascular disease and stroke, according to a new University at Buffalo study.
Summer reading program at NT Library
Thu, May 30th 2019 07:40 am
Don't let summer slip by without a visit to the North Tonawanda Public Library, 505 Meadow Drive. Stop in and register for the adult and children's "Universe of Stories Summer Reading Program," which starts Monday, June 17, and runs through Friday, Aug. 30. It's open to residents of North Tonawanda, Wheatfield and Pendleton. 
Ribbon cutting at Rossi Law Office
Thu, May 30th 2019 07:30 am
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas held a ribbon-cutting at the Law Office of Corey J. Rossi on Saturday, May 18. The firm is located at 2700 Niagara Falls Blvd., Tonawanda. Rossi is a commercial real estate attorney and currently serves on the chamber board of directors.  
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum seeking volunteers
Thu, May 30th 2019 07:30 am
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum invites those seeking volunteer opportunities to an informational meeting at 7 p.m. May 30. The museum is seeking new volunteers to help with summer programs and events. 
Niagara County's Stapleton named NYSACHO president
Thu, May 30th 2019 07:20 am
The New York State Association of County Health Officials has announced the results of its 2019 election for its board of directors and executive committee. NYSACHO represents 58 local health commissioners and public health directors, serving as the voice for all New York state's local health departments. The executive committee consists of the president, vice president/president-elect and immediate past president.
Memorial Day: Remembering those who have fallen
Thu, May 30th 2019 07:15 am
On Monday, locals from the Town of Wheatfield and the Town of Niagara came together to remember the veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice to the United States. 
Conservation class sweeps at the Regional Envirothon Competition
Thu, May 30th 2019 07:15 am
Conservation teacher Paul Dewey certainly has something to be proud of. Three of the teams from the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center took first, second and third at the Regional Envirothon Competition. 
'What's the 311?' family day in Niagara Falls
Thu, May 30th 2019 07:00 am
The Niagara Falls Community Development Department recently announced the third installment of its "What's the 311?" event series, following "What's the 311?" skate and senior days. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Niagara Falls High School, 4455 Porter Road (enter through door No. 3).
PSE, Tito's Handmade Vodka to host pet adoption event
Thu, May 30th 2019 07:00 am
Pegula Sports & Entertainment and the Buffalo Sabres Foundation are partnering with Tito's Handmade Vodka to host a One Buffalo Pet Adoption Event from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, June 15, in the KeyBank Center Pavilion.
Carere receives BPO Award for Excellence in Music Education
Thu, May 30th 2019 07:00 am
A big congratulations was extended to April Carere, who was recently honored by Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director and Conductor JoAnn Falletta at the Celebration of Music Education Awards in May. 
NCCC expands offerings for students
Thu, May 30th 2019 07:00 am
Niagara County Community College is responding to the changing needs of the student population by expanding opportunities for learning outside of a traditional daytime schedule. 
NCCC board recognizes coaches & athletic achievement
Thu, May 30th 2019 07:00 am
Niagara County Community College Interim President Dr. William J. Murabito and William L. Ross, chair of the board of trustees, acknowledged several award-winning student-athletes and coaches during a brief presentation at last Tuesday's trustees meeting. 
Falcons baseball moves on to Section VI finals
Thu, May 30th 2019 07:00 am
Most people say you want to play your best baseball when the postseason rolls around. For the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons baseball team, that's pretty close to what they're playing.
'Coffee with Chris' on June 6
Thu, May 30th 2019 07:00 am
Niagara Falls City Councilman Chris Voccio has scheduled his last "Coffee with Chris" event before a summer recess. The event is set for 9 a.m. Thursday, June 6, at Tim Hortons, 8500 Niagara Falls Blvd.

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