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PHOTOS: Lewiston Art Festival is best in show
Sat, Aug 13th 2022 06:35 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts is hosting the 56th annual Lewiston Art Festival this weekend. This prestigious event showcases the work of more than 160 professional and student artists representing eight states and Canada, with creations lining Center Street.
Statewide effort to prevent speeding
Sat, Aug 13th 2022 02:35 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced law enforcement agencies throughout New York state will be increasing patrols to target speeding from Aug. 14-21. Speed Awareness Week is a high-visibility enforcement campaign supported by the Governor's Traffic Safety Committee to stop speeding and prevent avoidable crashes caused by unsafe speed.
Twin City Island Deli: Ribbon is cut for Grand Island's new delicatessen
Sat, Aug 13th 2022 07:00 am
Boar's Head deli meats and cheeses, which are sold at the newly opened Twin City Island Deli, 2092 Grand Island Blvd., "are the best that you can buy," said owner James Zuckerman, who also owns Twin City Deli at 50 Main St., in the City of Tonawanda. He and the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce celebrated the new business with a ribbon-cutting on Monday.
Remembering Dori Klaaren and her art
Sat, Aug 13th 2022 07:00 am
Terry and Dori Klaaren were exploring Morocco after having traveled through Europe for approximately eight months. They were a young couple in the early 1970s, and Dori had suggested the trip, explaining that it would be a good time to do it " 'Because we're free; because we've got no careers. We have no kids, no debts. We will never be this free again for the rest of our lives. We need to travel,' " Terry said to a group at the Grand Island Memorial Library, where he spoke about Dori's artwork on Aug. 1.
Cars and food take center stage in Relay For Life event
Sat, Aug 13th 2022 07:00 am
For Mark B. Gollwitzer, the 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle that he had restored was much more than a car. It is a reminder of his brother, Peter, who died in 2018.
Future plans for Radisson discussed
Sat, Aug 13th 2022 07:00 am
Grand Island residents learned more on the future of the Radisson at a community gathering Tuesday in the hotel, during a meeting outlining adaptive reuse plans by developers.
Crowder & Dante Bowe join atop Atlanta skyline for 'God Really Loves Us' video
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 05:15 pm
From a rooftop in downtown Atlanta, three-time Grammy Award nominee Crowder and Grammy-winning Dante Bowe come together for the picturesque video "God Really Loves Us," out today.
Tasha Cobbs Leonard readies release of live-recorded album 'Hymns'
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 05:10 pm
Grammy, Billboard Music, Stellar, and Dove Award-winning musician and songwriter Tasha Cobbs Leonard readies the release of her forthcoming album "Hymns," out Oct. 7 via Motown Gospel. Cobbs Leonard took to social media this week to tease fans with the awaited album cover, and they swarmed the artist with excitement.
Lathan Warlick says 'Let's Be Honest'
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 05:10 pm
Lathan Warlick, the genre-bending artist, rapper, songwriter and viral music sensation, releases his latest project today, the four-song EP "Let's Be Honest."
New York state recognizes National Farmers' Market Week
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 05:10 pm
State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball, during National Farmers' Market week, highlighted what his team called "critical programs that increase access to fresh and local foods available at New York state farmers' markets and that provide a boost to New York's agricultural industry.
Exit light, enter night: Metallica returns to Western New York
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 03:25 pm
It was Metallica's third time performing at Highmark Stadium, dating back to 1988 when they performed with Van Halen, and 1992 when they were part of a double bill with Guns N' Roses. Thursday night's performance was the first time Metallica was at the top of the bill, and they proved they were worthy.
Hochul signs new laws to enhance street safety, prevent traffic deaths & crack down on hit-and-run crashes
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 03:10 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday signed a legislative package to enhance street safety, prevent traffic-related fatalities, and crack down on hit-and-run incidents. Two new laws will allow municipalities to reduce speed limits to 25 miles per hour, and increase fines for leaving car crash scenes without reporting them.
NYS: Major increase in 'Red Flag Law' usage by law enforcement statewide
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 03:10 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday announced a "major increase" in applications for extreme risk protection orders under New York's "Red Flag Law" - with "substantially more ERPOs filed in the last three months than in all of 2021."
Artpark: Compagnie Galmae to present 'C'est pas là, C'est par là (It's Not That Way, It's This Way!)'
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 03:05 pm
"C'est pas là, C'est par là (It's Not That Way, It's This Way!)," a site-specific interactive temporary art installation from France, will be held at 9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 24-25, on Artpark's Gene Davis "Niagara 1979" "Painted Parking Lot" located in the lower park (South 4th St. entrance). Admission is free.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Aug. 12, 2022
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 03:05 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Aug. 12, 2022
Hochul addresses attack on Salman Rushdie
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 01:35 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday addressed the attack on Salman Rushdie at the Chautauqua Institution in Western New York.
Artpark presents 'The Red Dress Exhibit: If Only These Dresses Could Tell Their Story'
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 12:45 pm
"The Red Dress Exhibit: If Only These Dresses Could Tell Their Story" is a limited-time exhibit on display Friday, Sept. 2, through Sunday, Sept. 4, in Artpark's lower park (South Fourth Street entrance). Admission is free.
Goo Goo Dolls release 13th studio album, 'Chaos in Bloom'
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 12:35 pm
On Friday, Grammy Award-nominated, multi-Platinum-selling band Goo Goo Dolls released their 13th studio album, "Chaos in Bloom," via Warner Records. They marked its release with the new song "Going Crazy."
National Health Center Week: Higgins announces new American Rescue Plan funding for local health centers
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 12:30 pm
During National Health Centers Week, Congressman Brian Higgins announced a total of $262,000 in federal funding awarded to Community Health Center of Buffalo, Evergreen Health Services, Jericho Road Ministries, and Neighborhood Health Center.
Attorney General James announces election protection hotline ahead of August primary
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 12:25 pm
New York Attorney General Letitia James announced the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) will make its election protection hotline available for the Aug. 23 election and during New York's early voting period, which runs from Saturday, Aug. 13, through Sunday, Aug. 21.
People Inc. announces 2023 retirement of President and CEO Rhonda Frederick
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 12:25 pm
After eight years leading People Inc., President and CEO Rhonda Frederick announced she will retire in April 2023. Frederick 's retirement plans will bring to a close a remarkable career of 43 years of service at People Inc.
State agriculture commissioner announces New York awarded more than $100,000 to grow its farm-to-school program
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 12:25 pm
New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball announced the Department of Agriculture and Markets was awarded a $110,000 USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) grant to grow its farm-to-school program. A press release said, "The grant will support producer readiness trainings that will help New York's farmers access the farm-to-school market, and provide the tools, resources and connections needed to sell their farm products to schools across the state."
Registration open for YMCA Turkey Trot
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 12:15 pm
Registration for the 127th annual YMCA Buffalo Niagara Turkey Trot is open. Runners may register at www.YMCABN.org until race capacity is reached.
Ortt & Filicetti announce grant for Niagara County Sheriff's Office
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 12:10 pm
Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt and Niagara County Sheriff Michael Filicetti announced the Niagara County Sheriff's Office has been awarded a $15,000 grant to support and enhance its taser program.
Niagara County announces upcoming closing of section of Wilson Burt Road
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 12:10 pm
Niagara County Department of Public Works Commissioner Garret Meal announced a section of Wilson Burt Road in the Town of Newfane will be closed to all motorists, except local traffic, beginning Aug. 15. Detour signs will direct motorists to alternate routes.
Chris Tomlin releases final track ahead of new album 'Always'
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 12:00 pm
Grammy-Award-winning artist Chris Tomlin is releasing a final track ahead of the launch of his new worship project "Always," out Sept. 9. "O Lord, You're Beautiful" feat. Steffany Gretzinger is available today with the album preorder here.
Man, machine and the 'Mighty Niagara'
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 11:00 am
The crowd roared as man and machine met on the mighty Niagara for the annual running of Thunder on the Niagara this past weekend at Gratwick Park in North Tonawanda.
Obituary: Laurel Dunbar Coutts
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 11:00 am
Laurel Dunbar Coutts, who loved Lewiston, and considered it her hometown, died Aug. 4, 2022, in San Francisco, after an extended illness. She was 69.
Rice balls, chocolate chip cookie sandwiches and more fun foods at Lewiston Art Festival
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 11:00 am
Lewiston Council on the Arts Executive Director Irene Rykaszewski said Lewiston is "famous for its great restaurants." LCA staffers "love it" when local businesses have a presence on the street. "They typically offer some of their 'signature' items, which gives visitors a taste of our hometown delights!"
NCIDA approves Frontier House PILOT
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 10:30 am
The Niagara County Industrial Development Agency on Wednesday voted in favor of granting a payment in lieu of taxes to 4600 Group LLC, the company that owns the Frontier House and adjoining property on Center Street in Lewiston.
High school students learn about esports at NU summer camp
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 09:10 am
The Levesque Institute at Niagara University, in partnership with the Niagara Falls City School District, offers an esports program designed to present new and innovative learning experiences to students.
New faces on Destination Niagara USA staff
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 08:40 am
As domestic leisure travel continues to increase, Destination Niagara USA is being proactive about its approach to ensuring Niagara Falls USA and Niagara County remain in the forefront of travelers' minds. To that end, Heather Bagshaw (vice president of marketing) and Sara Harvey (director of communications) are the latest hires for the destination marketing organization (DMO).
Annual cost of new car ownership crosses $10,000 mark
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 08:40 am
For over 70 years, AAA's "Your Driving Costs" has provided members, consumers and the media with information on the average costs of owning and operating a new automobile.
Niagara Wine Trail teams with Buffalo Bills Alumni Foundation to host first 'Preseason Kickoff Weekend'
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 07:00 am
Football season is here again! Celebrate with the Niagara Wine Trail and the Buffalo Bills Alumni Foundation during the first-ever "Preseason Kickoff Weekend," Saturday, Aug. 20 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.), and Sunday, Aug. 21 (noon to 5 p.m.). Presale tickets are $45 and are available at www.NiagaraWineTrail.org. Proceeds benefit both organizations.
Pump prices drop nationwide: National average dips below $4 for first time since March
Thu, Aug 11th 2022 11:55 pm
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $3.99, down 7 cents from Monday and 15 cents one week ago. One year ago, the price was $3.19. The New York state average is $4.38, down 5 cents since Monday and 11 cents since last week. A year ago, the NYS average was $3.22.
25th anniversary 'Cinderella: The Reunion, A Special Edition of 20/20' part of Disney's World Princess Week
Thu, Aug 11th 2022 08:30 pm
ABC News Studios will air "Cinderella: The Reunion, A Special Edition of 20/20" on Tuesday, Aug. 23 (8 p.m. EDT), on ABC and stream the next day on Hulu. The 25th anniversary celebration of "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella" will feature members of its all-star cast.
Back-to-school: Business and law enforcement team up to protect students, parents & teachers from counterfeit goods
Thu, Aug 11th 2022 08:30 pm
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), along with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, is joining forces to educate students, parents and teachers about the dangers of counterfeit goods and how to spot them, just in time as kids prepare to go back to school. This joint effort highlights the impacts counterfeit goods have on the economy, as well as the health and safety of consumers, and includes 10 tips to "Shop Smart" for back-to-school basics.
Schoellkopf Health Center completes entrance renovation
Thu, Aug 11th 2022 08:30 pm
Schoellkopf Health Center has completed renovations to the center's main entrance and parking lot, thanks to funds received by the City of Niagara Falls' Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.
Niagara County announces upcoming closing of section of Griswold Road
Thu, Aug 11th 2022 08:25 pm
Niagara County Department of Public Works Commissioner Garret Meal announced a section of Griswold Road in the Town of Royalton will be closed to all motorists, except local traffic, beginning Aug. 22. Electronic message boards warning motorists of the pending closure will be put in place on Aug. 15.
Hochul: $44.4 million in assistance for struggling families with children
Thu, Aug 11th 2022 08:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the distribution of $44.4 million in federal pandemic funding to help struggling New Yorkers with children to cover back-to-school and early life nutritional expenses. Administered by the state Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance, the Pandemic Emergency Assistance Fund will provide New Yorkers on Public Assistance with one-time payments of $214 for each child ages 3 to 17, and $150 for each child younger than 3 in their household.
 

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