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Nightly North GI Bridge closures to start in April
Thu, Mar 26th 2015 07:00 pm
Depending on the weather, nightly closures of the Southbound North Grand Island Bridge and traffic switchover to the northbound span will begin the week of April 6.
2015 GISBA Corporate Bowl: Runners-up in 2014 rise to champs in 2015
Thu, Mar 26th 2015 06:55 pm
Four Grand Island High School seniors earned bragging rights as well as $400 each for college after winning the 17th annual Grand Island School and Business Alliance Corporate Bowl on Tuesday.
Frontier House: What to do with Lewiston's historic 'crown jewel'
Wed, Mar 25th 2015 04:40 pm
If the Town of Lewiston is successful in purchasing the Frontier House, what would happen next? What would go inside Center Street's centerpiece?
South of the border snacks at La Galera in Niagara Falls
Tue, Mar 24th 2015 10:15 am
While most students traveled down to warm, sunny locations for spring break, I found myself looking for my own tropical getaway here in Niagara Falls. I craved the flavors that most students would be finding from our neighbors to the south at a decent price to treat myself and a guest to lunch.
Lewiston: Brochey seeks to buy Frontier House
Tue, Mar 24th 2015 07:55 am
The Town of Lewiston took the first step Monday toward a possible acquisition of the Frontier House.
'The Voice': Keep an eye on Caitlin, Kelsie and Sawyer
Mon, Mar 23rd 2015 04:50 pm
As NBC's "The Voice" draws closer to live shows, three singers have emerged as frontrunners for this season's crown. Following the first "Battle Round," two-chair turns Caitlin Caporale and Kelsie May and four-chair turn Sawyer Fredericks stood atop the field of 32 performers.
'The Voice': India and Clinton provide Best. 'Battle.' Ever.
Mon, Mar 23rd 2015 04:05 pm
There's no doubt the first "Battle Round" is the hardest stage of "The Voice." Each singer is paired with another and asked to both overtake and harmonize with the other person.
Village of Lewiston approves sewer rate increase
Sat, Mar 21st 2015 09:15 am
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees approved a 5-cent sewer rate increase at Monday's monthly meeting.
Lewiston-Porter meets superintendent candidates
Sat, Mar 21st 2015 09:15 am
The process is moving ahead in the Lewiston-Porter Central School District's superintendent search.
Salada steps down as Youngstown Police chief
Sat, Mar 21st 2015 09:05 am
There has been a change at the top in the Youngstown Police Department.
Youngstown planning for upcoming tourist season
Sat, Mar 21st 2015 09:00 am
Gearing up for the summer tourist season, the Village of Youngstown is taking steps to address an expected increase in visitors from such attractions as Niagara Jet Adventures and Old Fort Niagara.
Raising awareness: OUN celebrates Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 10:10 pm
March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. It's a time to educate the community about the issues facing people with developmental and intellectual disabilities and advocate for those individuals in Albany.
Domestic violence spotlighted during World Day of Prayer event
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 09:05 pm
A person's home is not always a peaceful sanctuary. Sometimes, the home becomes the setting for shocking acts of violence, said Mary Travers Murphy, executive director of the Family Justice Center in Buffalo.
Chamber Gala: 'Stone Jug' honored as Youngstown Business of the Year
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 09:00 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce has announced The Ontario House, aka "Stone Jug," is the recipient of the Youngstown Business of the Year Award.
Grand Island Board of Education: Proposed veterans' tax credit topic of March 23 meeting
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 08:50 pm
The Board of Education will hold another public information session regarding a proposed alternative tax exemption for veterans when it meets at 7:30 p.m. in the Huth Road Elementary School auditorium Monday, March 23.
Before the Bridges: Down on the farm and racing on the river
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 08:50 pm
Bob DeGlopper was born in 1936, a year after the first set of Grand Island bridges were built.
Students run the show in NT
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 08:40 pm
The City of North Tonawanda and North Tonawanda High School teamed up Tuesday to celebrate Student Government Day, an opportunity for high school students to shadow government officials for a day and learn about how a city is run.
'Grimm': Surprise, Nick! Juliette's a Hexenbiest
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 07:45 pm
So, yeah, Juliette's a Hexenbiest. Surprise!
'Grimm': Reggie Lee promises more conflict ahead
Thu, Mar 19th 2015 02:15 pm
Though "Grimm" could technically be classified as a procedural (albeit one with big mythological weapons and even bigger, monstrous bad guys), Reggie Lee said the show has one big advantage over "bad guy of the week" crime-fighting series.
Billoni congratulates Buffalo Bills back Fred Jackson
Mon, Mar 16th 2015 09:20 am
Congratulations Fred Jackson, co-captain of the Buffalo Bills, who received the prestigious 2015 Jefferson Foundation's award for the Greatest Public Service by an Athlete during an amazing evening Wednesday, March 4, at Gotham Hall in New York City.
'The Voice': Coaches compete for Caitlin Caporale, Hannah Kirby
Sat, Mar 14th 2015 06:55 pm
Inasmuch as the coaches on "The Voice" enthusiastically hit a button triggering a giant, glowing "I Want You" sign to appear, we know they don't always mean it.
Chamber Awards Gala: KeyBank honored as Sanborn Business of the Year
Sat, Mar 14th 2015 11:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will host its annual awards gala honoring 10 area individuals and businesses Friday, May 15, at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.
Village of Lewiston: Simon, Planning Board talk fast-food restaurant
Sat, Mar 14th 2015 10:00 am
A national fast-food restaurant in the Village of Lewiston now seems like an inevitability.
Youngstown boy is celebrity child for Variety Kids Telethon
Sat, Mar 14th 2015 09:00 am
Gregory Allen Quarantillo Jr. is proud to accept the honor of being selected the celebrity child for the 53rd annual Variety Kids Telethon.
Lewiston, NYPA reach new 'Ultimate Users' agreement
Sat, Mar 14th 2015 09:00 am
Following months of negotiations, the Town of Lewiston finalized a new "Ultimate Users" agreement with the New York Power Authority Monday.
'Blue Bloods': Tom Selleck relishes family dinners
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 09:10 pm
Keeping the New York City streets safe is hard work. For the Reagans, it's more than a job - it's a family vocation.
Before the Bridges: Born at the site of the Holiday Inn
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 04:50 pm
An early family tragedy forged her character and a happy marriage, a son and grandchildren have enriched the life of Catherine Killian Long. She lives in a home that her late husband, Harvey, helped build. Photos of their son, Gary, his wife, Judy, their three daughters and their families surround her.
North Tonawanda Common Council discusses Webster Street concerts
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 11:05 am
North Tonawanda's Common Council got a little glimpse of summer at Tuesday's work session when the organizer behind the annual Webster Street concert series stopped by to discuss this year's event.
Aquarium of Niagara begins Seafood Watch partnership
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 11:05 am
A new program at the Aquarium of Niagara will help shoppers and businesses make environmentally friendly seafood choices.
Wheatfield moves forward with drainage study, library
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 11:00 am
Wheatfield's Town Board moved ahead with two major proposals Monday: one to begin the process of obtaining a library in the town, and another to start a comprehensive drainage study.
Amanda Schull, '12 Monkeys' break the mold of series television
Thu, Mar 12th 2015 05:55 pm
Syfy's "12 Monkeys" bounces back and forth between decades with reckless abandonment - rewriting the storyline over and over again in the process. Such plot twists make it impossible to predict what will happen next, thereby making the show hard to miss.
Syfy renews '12 Monkeys'
Thu, Mar 12th 2015 05:25 pm
"12 Monkeys" has reached 15 million viewers and is trending upward week-to-week.
Corrupt manager focus of Lenten Luncheon reflection
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 04:50 pm
A "dastardly, scheming, low-life manager" was the main character in the parable that Trinity United Methodist Church pastor Larry Baird shared in the second week of the Grand Island Ministerium's Lenten Luncheon series.
'The Voice': Meet Army standout Jeremy Gaynor
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 04:50 pm
West Point Band's male lead vocalist Jeremy Gaynor came onto NBC's hit reality series ready to rock and roll.
Audiologist Alan Geldin retires
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 12:45 pm
Niagara Falls area audiologist Alan M. Geldin describes his career as "so the hard of hearing may hear and the children can speak."
Conflict arises between Smelt Festival organizers
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 12:30 pm
What is traditionally a simple request turned into an investigation Monday at the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees meeting.
Chamber Awards Gala: Knead the Dough honored as Ransomville Business of the Year
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 11:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce announced Knead the Dough as the recipient of the Ransomville Business of the Year Award.
Let the St. Paddy's Day festivities begin
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 10:55 am
With feet of snow still on the ground it certainly may not seem like it, but the winter of 2014-15 is on the way out. And what a better way to rid one's mindset of the winter of misery than to think spring?
Lew-Port names three candidates in superintendent search
Sat, Mar 7th 2015 11:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Central School District Board of Education announced its selection of three candidates for Lew-Port superintendent of schools this week.
Survey numbers find local opposition to CWM
Sat, Mar 7th 2015 07:00 am
The Sentinel has released the results of its online CWM survey, which was announced Feb. 7 and ran throughout the month.