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Construction begins at new Lewiston playground
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 05:50 pm
Village of Lewiston Mayor Anne Welch reports volunteers arrived bright and early Friday morning to begin work on the new inclusive playground located in Marilyn Toohey Park behind the Red Brick Municipal Building.
Over 200 registered for Create a Healthier Niagara Falls' 5th annual 'Walk the Falls'
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 05:40 pm
The Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative (CHNFC) will host its fifth annual "Walk the Falls" event on Saturday, Sept. 18. So far, over 200 people have registered.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Sept. 17, 2021
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 11:25 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Sept. 17, 2021
Solar energy projects continue in Lewiston
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 11:00 am
Proposals for ground-mounted, utility-grade solar energy projects continue to gain momentum in the Town of Lewiston.
NCDOH to provide COVID-19 vaccine, breastfeeding and baby-changing station at Niagara Celtic Festival
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 10:45 am
The Niagara County Department of Health will participate in the 20th Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival and Highland Games this Saturday and Sunday at the Niagara County Fairgrounds in Lockport. COVID-19 vaccine will be offered each day.
Big weekend in Lewiston
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 10:40 am
'Sound Moves Me' opening at Artpark
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 10:30 am
Artpark & Company on Thursday announced a new series of interactive outdoor arts workshops titled "Sound Moves Me" set along the Niagara River Gorge in the Artpark Percussion Garden area (lower park, South Fourth Street entrance). The series, offered free of charge and open to people of all ages and physical abilities, is set for 3-4:30 p.m. Saturday afternoons from Sept. 25 through Oct. 23.
New York Power Authority awarded WELL Health-Safety Rating for COVID-19 response
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 09:25 am
The New York Power Authority was awarded the WELL Health-Safety Rating at its facilities for its operational policies, maintenance protocols, emergency plans and stakeholder education to address the ongoing COVID-19 environment and broader health and safety-related issues into the future.
NCDOH to provide COVID-19 vaccine, breastfeeding and baby-changing station at Niagara Celtic Festival
Thu, Sep 16th 2021 12:20 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health will participate in the 20th Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival and Highland Games this Saturday and Sunday at the Niagara County Fairgrounds in Lockport. COVID-19 vaccine will be offered each day.
2021 Marble Orchard Ghost Walks canceled
Thu, Sep 16th 2021 09:30 am
On Wednesday, the Lewiston Council on the Arts announced, "We regretfully announce that the 2021 Marble Orchard Ghost Walks have been canceled."
DEC proposes regulation allowing counties to opt out of holiday deer hunt
Thu, Sep 16th 2021 09:25 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the release of a proposed regulation that, if adopted, would allow counties to opt out of the recently established end-of-year deer hunt, slated to occur annually between Dec. 26 and Jan. 1. The "holiday hunt" is an extension of the late bow and muzzleloader deer season in New York's southern zone.
State Parks announces pheasant hunt lottery
Tue, Sep 14th 2021 05:35 pm
The Niagara Region of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced the annual permit lottery for the 2021 pheasant hunting season will take place Friday, Oct. 1. This will include the drawing for both the youth hunt and the regular season hunt.
Niagara County to hold outdoor career fair at Oppenheim Park
Tue, Sep 14th 2021 05:35 pm
The Niagara County Department of Employment and Training will hold an outdoor career fair on Wednesday, Sept. 22, for those seeking employment. More than 50 companies with open positions have signed up to take part.
'Big R': Pangrazio, Brachmann, DiPietro & Plante visit Ransomville's victory lane
Mon, Sep 13th 2021 02:35 pm
Josh Pangrazio from Oakfield won the Mateo Hope Memorial for the Street Stocks, as SANY New York, Faery's Concrete and Buffalo Auto Auction presented the racing program at the Ransomville Speedway Friday night. Multi-time track champion Chad Brachmann from Sanborn won his first Modified feature of the season as the PA Outlaw Modifieds made the trip to "The Big R."
HEAP season starts Oct. 1
Mon, Sep 13th 2021 07:00 am
The 2021-22 Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) season will open Friday, Oct. 1, with a streamlined application process. Applications have already been sent to qualified individuals who received HEAP last year and meet the early outreach criteria.
'RockOut Cancer' returns to raise funds for those battling disease
Mon, Sep 13th 2021 07:00 am
"RockOut Cancer" will return to the Lewiston Stone House this weekend to raise money for services provided to those battling cancer - and more often than not - aid to their family members.
Lewiston-Porter Community Education returns with in-person instruction
Mon, Sep 13th 2021 07:00 am
With a new school year underway and the challenges of COVID-19 being addressed, the Lewiston-Porter School District has announced the return of its popular community education program for fall-winter 2021.
Annual Walk to End Alzheimer's to take place at Artpark
Mon, Sep 13th 2021 07:00 am
The Alzheimer's Association Western New York Chapter planning to stage the annual Niagara County Walk to End Alzheimer's on Saturday, Oct. 2, in a familiar location: Artpark at 450 S. Fourth St., in Lewiston.
New Lewiston shop looks to weave past culture, present community
Mon, Sep 13th 2021 07:00 am
With the advent of vaping, and the increasing popularity of hemp-based oils and derivatives (CBD), smoke shops have opened up all across Western New York. It seems inevitable, then, that one would open in Lewiston.
Peach Festival: Shanya Davis named Peach Queen
Sun, Sep 12th 2021 11:00 pm
Sunday night at the Lewiston No. 1 Fire Co. firehall, 19-year-old Shanya Davis of Niagara Falls was named the 2021-22 Peach Queen. She received her crown from Victoria Skrlin-Kozak, who took the title in 2019. The scholarship pageant did not take place in 2020, due to coronavirus safety restrictions.
Peach Festival underway in Lewiston
Fri, Sep 10th 2021 11:35 pm
The 2021 edition of the Niagara County Peach Festival is underway at Academy Park in Lewiston.
Village of Lewiston not accepting mural extension
Fri, Sep 10th 2021 11:20 pm
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston on Tuesday unanimously voted to turn down a second proposal from Artpark & Company to connect a new mural out of the venue and down South Fourth Street.
Helipad at Mount St. Mary's Hospital to complement growing stroke program
Fri, Sep 10th 2021 01:50 pm
"Time is brain" is a statement often used to describe how minutes matter for patients who suffer a stroke. Mount St. Mary's Hospital is moving forward with plans to install a helipad on its campus at 5300 Military Road in Lewiston, which will provide emergency air transport for patients who may require a higher level of care. Currently, emergency ground transport time to Buffalo is 45 minutes; air transport would cut the time to 8 minutes.
Old Fort Niagara to host grand encampment of American Revolution
Fri, Sep 10th 2021 01:45 pm
On Sept. 18-19, the American Revolution returns to Western New York in a big way. Three of the largest 18th century reenactment organizations in North America will converge on Old Fort Niagara in Youngstown for a weekend of large-scale battle reenactments, living history camps and other educational activities. The theme of the event will be "Raid and Retribution" focusing on the Revolution on the New York frontier.
NCSO utilizing new tech
Fri, Sep 10th 2021 12:45 pm
Sheriff Michael Filicetti announced the implementation of a new tool to assist the Niagara County Sheriff's Office in handling mental health calls. In partnership with Niagara County Mental Health, and through the benefit of a grant received by the New York State Office of Mental Health, the NCSO will be deploying iPads to deputies. The tech will be utilized to connect persons in crisis directly with mental health clinicians.
Buffalo Silver Band to perform in Youngstown
Fri, Sep 10th 2021 12:45 pm
At 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, the Buffalo Silver Band will perform the last of its summer concerts at the First Presbyterian Church of Youngstown, 100 Church St. The BSB will play a program of film music scores, jazz arrangements, and lighter musical fare. Admission is free, but donations will be gratefully accepted.
Niagara County awarded funds for microenterprise grant program
Thu, Sep 9th 2021 09:50 pm
Niagara County has received $300,000 through the state's consolidated funding application for the county's microenterprise grant program, according to Niagara County Legislature Economic Development Chairman Rich Andres. The program, which is run by the Niagara County Industrial Development Agency, provides resources to support and foster the development of microbusinesses, defined as those with five or few employees.
Project Connect Niagara set for Sept. 15
Thu, Sep 9th 2021 09:50 pm
Project Connect Niagara, an event designed to connect those in need with critical services in a "one-stop" venue, will return from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, at Heart, Love & Soul Food Pantry & Dining Room in Niagara Falls.
Community Missions slates 11th annual Interfaith Community Prayer Service for Mental Illness Recovery & Understanding
Thu, Sep 9th 2021 09:50 pm
Community Missions will present its 11th annual Interfaith Community Prayer Service for Mental Illness Recovery and Understanding at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5. The service will again be hosted by First Congregational United Church of Christ, 822 Cleveland Ave., Niagara Falls.
City of Niagara Falls: 20th anniversary remembrance of attacks on 9/11
Thu, Sep 9th 2021 10:10 am
This Saturday will mark the 20th anniversary of the attacks on the U.S. on Sept. 11, 2001. The City of Niagara Falls will honor and remember all those who lost their lives that day.
Marble Orchard Ghost Walks rising again
Thu, Sep 9th 2021 10:05 am
Whether you're just out to have some fun or learn something of the paranormal, the Marble Orchard Ghost Walks showcase Lewiston's rough and tumble frontier past as well as its gloriously creepy present. Lurking behind Lewiston's serene facade lies a shadowy past filled with nightmarish spirits, ominous events and haunted buildings.
Multiple-vehicle accident on Jerauld Avenue
Thu, Sep 9th 2021 09:35 am
On Sept. 6, at approximately 4:05 p.m., the Niagara Falls Police Department attempted to stop a 2013 Dodge believed to be involved in a recent shooting incident.
Aquarium of Niagara resumes fall hours
Tue, Sep 7th 2021 10:15 am
The Aquarium of Niagara is now open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, and children's admission will be just $10 for the remainder of the month of September.
Renovation to Alphonso DiMino Memorial Bandshell completed
Sat, Sep 4th 2021 01:05 pm
Construction is now complete on the relocated and expanded Alphonso DiMino Memorial Bandshell at Academy Park in Lewiston. In fact, a handful of parents wasted no time in bringing their children - contestants in next weekend's Peach Festival Fuzz and Blossom contests - to practice Friday on the new stage.
Lewiston playground work underway
Sat, Sep 4th 2021 01:00 pm
Construction is underway on the new playground to be built behind the Red Brick Municipal Building on North Fourth and Onondaga streets.
Olcott Beach closed for season due to public safety concerns
Fri, Sep 3rd 2021 01:20 pm
Niagara County Department of Health has issued a beach advisory at Olcott Beach in Olcott. In agreement with the Town of Newfane, the NCDOH will not sample the beach anymore this year, closing the beach for the season.
Niagara University's Ostapenko Center provides vaccine education at Community Day
Fri, Sep 3rd 2021 12:55 pm
Niagara University's Rose Bente Lee Ostapenko Center for Race, Equity & Mission was among the more than 30 local organizations that participated in Niagara Falls Housing Authority's Community Day on Aug. 27.
Niagara County DMV goes to appointment-only system
Fri, Sep 3rd 2021 12:55 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski announced all three Niagara County Department of Motor Vehicles offices will be going to an appointment-only system beginning the week of Sept. 6. He said this decision was made based on feedback from DMV customers and discussions with other county clerks.
A 'huge comeback' for Lewiston Kiwanis: 63rd Niagara County Peach Festival returns Thursday
Fri, Sep 3rd 2021 11:10 am
The return of a long-time Lewiston favorite is less than a week away.
Dockside named top 'Savory Summer' location
Fri, Sep 3rd 2021 11:05 am
Right after Memorial Day, Niagara Frontier Publications asked readers to nominate their favorite summer food locations because, well, our staffers have big appetites and full gas tanks.
 

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