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Girl Scouts: Nominate a distinguished woman
Mon, Feb 8th 2016 12:50 pm
Western New York is not lacking women who deserve recognition. The community at large has an opportunity to appreciate distinguished women through the 2016 Women of Distinction Awards, hosted by Girl Scouts of Western New York. Nominations are being accepted through April 30.
DEC: Innovative e-waste recycling program yields initial success
Mon, Feb 8th 2016 12:50 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Acting Commissioner Basil Seggos released DEC's initial e-waste recycling report, detailing the implementation success of the New York State Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act, which saw more than 318 million pounds of e-waste collected from 2011 through 2014.
Buffalo's Outer Harbor redevelopment moving forward with addition of 50-acre parcel
Mon, Feb 8th 2016 12:30 pm
The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. approved the purchase of a 50 acres parcel, including the Port Terminal Complex, from the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority.
Buffalo Film League selects Wurlitzer Building in North Tonawanda as new location for media production and film consortium headquarters
Mon, Feb 8th 2016 12:30 pm
Buffalo Film League, producer of the film "Buffalo Hates You Too: A Love Story," announced Sunday its relocation to The Wurlitzer Building, 908 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda.
Niagara Greenway projects and meetings announced
Mon, Feb 8th 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara River Greenway Commission will meet Tuesday, March 15, to determine the consistency of the 49th round of projects.
Sabres recall forward Daniel Catenacci
Sat, Feb 6th 2016 10:15 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced Friday the team recalled forward Daniel Catenacci from the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Mark Daul: Squirrels are interesting creatures
Sat, Feb 6th 2016 09:40 am
A while back, I received an email from Sentinel reader Mrs. Patricia Schultz of Lewiston who was curious about an "orange" squirrel sighting in her yard.
Let's get this party started: Fat Tuesday, Year of the Monkey, and love are celebrated during 'Chew to the Rescue Week'
Sat, Feb 6th 2016 07:00 am
Celebrate Chinese New Year, gear up for a Mardi Gras extravaganza, and start planning your Valentine's menu next week on "The Chew." Tasty tips and crafts abound on "Chew to the Rescue Week."
NCCC to offer free financial aid seminar
Sat, Feb 6th 2016 07:00 am
Do you have questions about applying for financial aid for college? Niagara County Community College will offer a free financial aid seminar for current and prospective students from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 20, as part of the State University of New York Statewide Student Financial Aid Day.
Ryan Reynolds, Penelope Cruz, Katie Holmes headline guest lineup on 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'
Sat, Feb 6th 2016 07:00 am
Katie Holmes discusses the film "Touched with Fire," and the hosts interview "Wheel of Fortune's" Vanna White.
Andrew John Zuccari Memorial Scholarship applications available
Sat, Feb 6th 2016 07:00 am
Nomination/application forms for the Andrew John Zuccari Memorial Scholarship award are now available for Niagara-Wheatfield High School seniors.
Lenten Luncheons to begin Feb. 17
Sat, Feb 6th 2016 07:00 am
The Grand Island Ministerium will present the 2016 Lenten Luncheons each Wednesday at Trinity United Methodist Church, 2100 Whitehaven Road. All are welcome.
Mount St. Mary's holds 14th annual 'Valentine's Day Extravaganza' Feb. 12
Sat, Feb 6th 2016 07:00 am
The mission committee of Mount St. Mary's Hospital will hold its 14th annual "Valentine's Day Extravaganza" on Thursday, Feb. 12, in the hospital's main (south) lobby.
Lewiston police eye new community surveillance monitoring
Sat, Feb 6th 2016 07:00 am
Lewiston Town Board member Al Bax revealed a new grassroots community surveillance monitoring idea at last month's board session - one that he and Lewiston Police Chief Frank Previte have hopes of getting underway soon in the town.
Village of Lewiston: Paladino plaza, Fairchild on Planning Board agenda
Sat, Feb 6th 2016 07:00 am
It's time for another round of discussion and debate concerning the two largest active construction proposals in the Village of Lewiston.
Food Bank of WNY: 10th annual 'Sweet Charity' benefit generates over 700,000 meals for local families in need
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 08:35 pm
More than 700,000 meals will be provided to local families in need as a result of the 10th annual "Sweet Charity" benefit for the Food Bank of WNY, presented by James Desiderio Wholesale Produce. The annual fundraiser was held Thursday at The Atrium @ Rich's.
Fashion Outlets celebrating Lunar New Year 2016
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 08:10 pm
The Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls is celebrating the Lunar New Year of 2016 with a variety of special promotions, offers and events now until Feb. 14.
First Island girls to play for state hockey championship
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 08:10 pm
In just their first year of play in the Western New York Girls Varsity Ice Hockey Federation, Grand Islanders will compete for a state championship this weekend.
Glenn Colton returns for Huth Road School show
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 08:00 pm
Glenn Colton said that he started his career as a musician "with an idea in 1985." He became a full time performer in 1993, taking his show to libraries, elementary schools, and town-sponsored concert series. In 2012, Colton retired from his performing career.
'Be Mine with Wine': Niagara Wine Trail gives locals, tourists a different date option
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 08:00 pm
The Niagara Wine Trail is offering its annual "Be Mine with Wine" Valentine-themed event for those who wish to treat their sweethearts (or themselves) this February.
Pappas delivers State of the City address
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 07:50 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas views North Tonawanda as a city on the rise and he expects that trend to continue.
New TNBPA president Restaino takes the helm
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 07:50 pm
Anthony L. Restaino, a 31-year-old attorney and partner at the law office of Restaino Reddien LLP on Military Road, was sworn in as the Town of Niagara Business and Professional Association's new president Jan. 27.
Poloncarz, Higgins voice opposition to KeyBank/First Niagara merger
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 07:50 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined Friday by Congressman Brian Higgins and representatives of the WNY Law Center and PUSH Buffalo to voice his opposition to a proposed acquisition of First Niagara Financial Group Inc. ("First Niagara") by KeyCorp ("KeyBank").
Town of Grand Island Highway Department issues winter reminders
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 07:45 pm
Even as mild winter weather continues, the Grand Island Highway Department is reminding property owners of the town's winter parking rules.
Grand Island Town Board conducting advisory board interviews
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 07:45 pm
The Grand Island Town Board is happy with the turnout for candidates to help run its town government.
High-flying 'Mary Poppins' musical continues Friday, Saturday
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 07:45 pm
No one came right out and told Jill Anderson during auditions for the Grand Island High School musical that she would be flying across the Grand Viking Theater.
'The Miracle Worker' continues
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 07:35 pm
The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild presents "The Miracle Worker" through Feb. 14 at the Ellicott Creek Playhouse, 530 Ellicott Creek Road, Tonawanda.
Lewiston Police quickly resolve standoff
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 07:25 pm
Lewiston Police officers responded to a check the welfare call Thursday on the 200 block of South Seventh Street that soon developed into a tense negotiation response.
Memorial wears red for women's heart health
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 07:20 pm
Team members from Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and The Heart Center of Niagara gathered in the hospital's lower lobby Friday to show support for National Wear Red/Go Red for Women Day. The annual observance is dedicated to raising awareness and funds to battle heart disease in women.
Buffalo Promise Neighborhood board member to keynote Memorial's Black History Celebration
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 07:15 pm
A leader in efforts to strengthen developmental and educational outcomes for children in the Buffalo area will be the keynote speaker Feb. 19 at the ninth annual Black History Celebration at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 621 Tenth St.
DEC advises caution to ice anglers and others recreating on ice
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 07:15 pm
Due to the late start of winter and the recent warm weather and rain, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is advising anglers and others who may want to be on the ice of water bodies to be cautious.
'American Idol': Meet the top 24 semifinalists
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 01:45 pm
Thursday night, "American Idol" judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. revealed their picks for the top 24 semifinalists.
Panepinto stands with labor leaders to demand passage of Elevator Safety Act
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 10:00 am
State Sen. Marc Panepinto, D-60th, was joined by representatives from IUEC Local 14 and WNY Council on Occupational Safety and Health Thursday to call on the Senate Republican majority to pass the Elevator Safety Act (S.1945).
Grand Island's Judith Nolan Powell receives Bishop's Medal
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 07:00 am
Judith A. Nolan Powell, a retired executive from HSBC Bank and a long-time supporter of Catholic schools, received the Bishop's Medal Jan. 28 for her dedication to Catholic education.
Legendary satirist Al Yankovic to voice title role in Disney XD's animated comedy series 'Milo Murphy's Law'
Thu, Feb 4th 2016 05:40 pm
Legendary satirist and Grammy Award-winning recording artist Al Yankovic (professionally known as "Weird Al") will voice the title role in Disney XD's "Milo Murphy's Law" (formerly known as "Mikey Murphy's Law"), an animated comedy series from creators and executive producers Dan Povenmire and Jeff "Swampy" Marsh of the globally acclaimed animated series "Phineas and Ferb."
Heart of Niagara Adoption event at Pet Supplies Plus
Thu, Feb 4th 2016 05:20 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs Devers, Jack, Molly, Maddie, Darcy and Corey from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at Pet Supplies Plus, 2952 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst.
Buffalo to host world's largest youth Gaelic Games in 2017
Thu, Feb 4th 2016 05:10 pm
Buffalo has been named the host city for the 2017 Gaelic Games Association Continental Youth Championships. A weekend tournament of Gaelic football and hurling competitions involving more than 3,000 youth athletes and up to 250 teams will take place at the West Seneca Soccer Complex July 26-31.
'Conservation Saturdays' at Aquarium of Niagara
Thu, Feb 4th 2016 05:10 pm
On Saturdays, Feb. 13 and 27, the Aquarium of Niagara will features two full days dedicated to conservation issues (and making lessons fun for children of all ages).
Tim Gunn, celebrity hairstylist Ken Paves return for inspiring transformations in fan-favorite 'Biggest Loser' makeover episode
Thu, Feb 4th 2016 05:00 pm
It's time for one of the most eagerly anticipated events of 'The Biggest Loser' season: the fan favorite makeover episode.