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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.
Before the Bridges: Bernice Dinsmore - from horse-&-buggy to a river cruise
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 04:00 pm
One of Bernice Stack Dinsmore's early memories is of riding to St. Stephen R.C. Church in a horse-drawn logging sled because there was too much snow on the roads for the horse-and-buggy to handle.
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.
Village of Lewiston once again discussing pop-up parking lots
Fri, Mar 6th 2015 09:50 pm
Village of Lewiston trustees struggled with pop-up parking lots popping up along south streets on Artpark & Company concert nights last summer. In July, the board voted to get rid of such entities, only to reverse course one month later upon complaints from residents.
N-W budget anyone's guess until Cuomo releases aid
Fri, Mar 6th 2015 06:20 pm
The preliminary budget released by the Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education at its meeting Wednesday was essentially a guessing game about the district's funds and future. As with all districts in the state, local school tax rates remain up in the air until Gov. Andrew Cuomo releases state aid runs.
Parents, teachers, students rally against Cuomo's education budget
Fri, Mar 6th 2015 05:35 pm
Much has been said of Gov. Andrew Cuomo holding the state education budget "hostage" in an attempt to enact his education reform. Now, Niagara and Erie counties have responded.
Interview: Garth Brooks picks Buffalo
Thu, Mar 5th 2015 07:30 pm
Garth Brooks handpicked Buffalo for his first tour in more than a decade.
Niagara-Wheatfield takes section VI Championship
Thu, Mar 5th 2015 12:45 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield claimed the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Section VI Championship for large schools for the third straight year, and fifth in seven seasons as a varsity sport.
NT awards contract for signal at Nash, Meadow
Thu, Mar 5th 2015 12:45 pm
At its Tuesday meeting, the North Tonawanda Common Council awarded a contract to South Buffalo Electric to improve traffic signals at the intersection of Nash Road and Meadow Drive, the latter of which was extended last year.
Niagara County Legislature puts sparkler law on hold
Thu, Mar 5th 2015 12:45 pm
The Niagara County Legislature removed a proposal to legalize sparklers and other novelty fireworks from its agenda Tuesday night.
'Step Back' producer, guitarist Paul Nelson remembers his friend, Johnny Winter
Thu, Mar 5th 2015 10:15 am
Seven months after his passing, blues guitarist Johnny Winter finally claimed the one thing that eluded him during his 55-year career: a Grammy Award.