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HUD awards $5.2 million to NYS for affordable housing activities in Native American communities
Mon, Mar 8th 2021 05:25 pm
On Monday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced more than $652 million in Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) formula funding for eligible Native American Tribes and Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs) to carry out affordable housing activities in tribal communities.
Carolyn Cianciosa Memorial Scholarship available at Niagara County Community College
Mon, Mar 8th 2021 05:05 pm
For more than 20 years, Carolyn Cianciosa was a faculty member at Niagara County Community College. She played a critical role in establishing the radiologic technology program, and took pride in growing rad tech from 13 to 100 students before she retired in 2012.
Ransomville Speedway: 2021 season around the corner at 'Little R'
Mon, Mar 8th 2021 12:30 pm
The "Little R" at the Ransomville Speedway is returning to action in 2021. While the 2020 season was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 is shaping up to be an exciting year of racing on Thursday nights, officials said.
New York Power Authority makes 'significant progress' on BuildSmart2025 to reduce energy consumption at state buildings
Mon, Mar 8th 2021 12:25 pm
The New York Power Authority has made "significant progress" during the first year of BuildSmart2025, a statewide energy efficiency program aimed at drastically reducing energy usage in state facilities, the company stated Monday.
Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls to serve as mass-vaccination site
Mon, Mar 8th 2021 12:15 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced, that as the federal vaccine supply continues to increase, New York will establish 10 additional state-run mass vaccination sites - including one in Niagara Falls - to further grow New York's vast distribution network.
What is Builders Club like in 2020-21 at Lewiston Porter Middle School?
Sat, Mar 6th 2021 11:25 am
Builders Club has worked extremely hard on many projects this year and each has turned out to be a great success.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for March 5, 2021
Fri, Mar 5th 2021 05:45 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for March 5, 2021
Niagara Falls gets a little Moxie
Fri, Mar 5th 2021 05:15 pm
Got the COVID-19 winter blues?? Book an appointment at the newest Aveda salon in Niagara Falls for an early jump on a spring makeover.
Sloop Part II: Interest, hope spurs for beached sailboat
Fri, Mar 5th 2021 04:40 pm
The saga of the little sloop continues.
Welch offers response to De-Sign group
Fri, Mar 5th 2021 04:35 pm
Village of Lewiston Mayor Anne Welch, having read the De-Sign Committee letter on this website, issued the following response on Monday:
'In the Loop': Lew-Port students fare well in hybrid, remote assessments
Fri, Mar 5th 2021 04:20 pm
March is here, and with it comes the one-year mark of the global pandemic shutdown. We have all grown very weary of COVID-19, but unfortunately that does not mean the crisis is over. All aspects of our lives remain affected while vaccination and other mitigation efforts progress.
NCSO criminal division received state reaccreditation
Fri, Mar 5th 2021 04:15 pm
Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti announces the criminal division of the Niagara County Sheriff's Office achieved reaccreditation from the New York State Department of Criminal Justice Services.
Niagara County Golf Course now part of 'Thank a Vet Program'
Fri, Mar 5th 2021 11:15 am
Niagara County Legislator Jesse Gooch on Thursday announced the Niagara County Golf Course will now offer a discount to veterans who have signed up for the county's "Thank a Vet" program.
Shadowing experience helps BOCES students focus on career path
Fri, Mar 5th 2021 11:05 am
Many of the Orleans/Niagara BOCES career and technical education (CTE) classes encourage students to accept either shadowing (non-paid internships) or capstoning (paid internships) opportunities. Work Based Coordinator Susan Francis says these experiences are invaluable to CTE students.
Schoellkopf Health Center begins in-person visitation
Fri, Mar 5th 2021 09:50 am
It's been a year in the making, but Ken Kenney was finally reunited with his wife, Nancy, on Thursday when Schoellkopf Health Center resumed in-person visitation at the facility.
Village of Lewiston gets favorable financial revue; looks to shore up public safety
Fri, Mar 5th 2021 08:55 am
The Village of Lewiston made it through the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak in fine fashion. How the numbers look for the brunt of the pandemic is yet to be fully determined.
Niagara County Department of Health removes quarantine requirement for fully vaccinated persons in alignment with updated guidance
Thu, Mar 4th 2021 06:00 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health issued an update Thursday regarding quarantine requirements, to reflect the updated U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and New York state guidance.
Vehicle becomes entrapped under semi in car accident
Thu, Mar 4th 2021 09:30 am
Wednesday at approximately 1:30 p.m., a sedan traveling westbound in the 3300 block of Lockport Road struck and became entrapped under a tractor-trailer that was making a left turn into RUS Industries.
Vaccine: Niagara County POD staying in Lockport, as largest shipment is expected
Wed, Mar 3rd 2021 12:35 pm
Niagara County Public Health Director Daniel J. Stapleton on Wednesday announced Niagara County is expecting to receive 6,500 first doses of COVID-19 vaccination next week - by far the most the county has ever received for a single week. The county is expecting 5,000 Johnson & Johnson vaccines and 1,500 Moderna that must be dispensed in that week. These doses would nearly double the total amount of vaccine doses Niagara County has received to date.
NCSO, NFPD to host Explorers Post
Wed, Mar 3rd 2021 11:45 am
Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti announced the Niagara County Sheriff's Office will host an Explorers Post in partnership with Superintendent John Faso and the Niagara Falls Police Department.
Mike Bonesky Memorial set for July 6 at Ransomville Speedway
Wed, Mar 3rd 2021 11:00 am
When the Sportsman Super DIRTcar Series begins its Western Region schedule at the Ransomville Speedway on Tuesday, July 6, drivers will be competing in a $1,000 to win event - and will race for $3,000 in lap monies and other contingencies in honor and memory of avid fan and former racing columnist Mike Bonesky.
Niagara Falls Memorial, area schools collaborate on COVID-19 vaccine initiative
Tue, Mar 2nd 2021 04:35 pm
Jeff Thompson, a physics teacher at Lewiston-Porter High School, receives a first dose of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine from registered nurse Laura Hickey during a Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center clinic held Tuesday at 60th Street Elementary School.
'Doctors with a Heart Day' a huge success
Tue, Mar 2nd 2021 01:20 pm
Dr. Glenda R. Rose, Dr. Thomas G. Barba and the staff of Rose Chiropractic P.C. in Lewiston held their 31st annual "Doctors with a Heart Day" on Saturday, Feb. 13.
NCDOH removes close contact quarantine requirements for fully vaccinated individuals, confirms successful rate of full vaccination series
Tue, Mar 2nd 2021 08:45 am
The Niagara County Department of Health announced that, in alignment with the updated U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance, quarantine will no longer be required for fully vaccinated people following a close contact exposure. More specifically, asymptomatic, fully vaccinated individuals are no longer required to quarantine within 90 days after the second shot.
'The Artpark Idea Series' conversations explore past, present & future of visual arts legacy
Mon, Mar 1st 2021 09:30 am
Artpark & Company on Monday announced a special series of online conversations to explore Artpark's visual arts legacy in a modern context. The "Artpark Idea Series" will feature eight notable artists connected to Artpark over six weekly sessions to be held via Zoom beginning Friday, March 19.
St. Paddy's takeout dinner to support historic old stone church
Mon, Mar 1st 2021 07:00 am
The First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston will offer a takeout traditional St. Patrick's Day dinner from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, March 17, at 505 Cayuga St., Lewiston. Pick-up will be at the back entrance of the church (drive thru).
Old Fort Niagara hosts 'inverse parade' to celebrate St. Patrick's Day
Mon, Mar 1st 2021 07:00 am
St. Patrick's Day parades are a favorite activity this time of year, but many have been canceled due to the pandemic. From 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, March 13, Old Fort Niagara will host an "inverse" St. Patrick's Day parade. An "inverse parade" allows those on parade and those watching to switch places, maintain social distance and stay safe.
Communities embrace Northern Niagara Regional Trail Network
Sat, Feb 27th 2021 05:30 pm
Niagara County municipal leaders laid the foundation Friday for what is envisioned to be a 35-mile-long Niagara County bike trail system connecting the Village of Lewiston on the south to lake communities on the north and Lockport on the east.
Higgins announces passage of legislation supporting local National Heritage Areas
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 03:45 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the House of Representatives approved legislation that includes the National Heritage Area Act, authorizing $750,000 per year for each National Heritage Area, including the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area and the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, through fiscal year 2036.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Feb. 26, 2021
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 02:50 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Feb. 26, 2021
Cuomo announces construction start of Resiliency Project in Niagara County
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 01:30 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced construction has begun on a $500,000 resiliency project awarded under the Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative. This project will address a badly deteriorated steel waterline that has been identified as at-risk. The Town of Wilson owns and operates the local water supply system, serving the approximately 5,800 residents.
Niagara County: Next vaccination site will be in North Tonawanda
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 12:40 pm
Niagara County legislators Rich Andres, Randy Bradt and Jesse Gooch on Friday joined Niagara County Public Health Director Daniel J. Stapleton in announcing Niagara County will be relocating its COVID-19 vaccination point-of-dispensing (POD) clinic from the Kenan Arena in Lockport to Gratwick Fire Hose Co. No. 6 in North Tonawanda beginning the second week in March.
The saga of little sloop: Mysterious sailboat found on beach at Fort Niagara
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 10:15 am
Those hiking the meadow beach area at Fort Niagara State Park last week saw something strange on the shore. Amidst the ice floes, a small, abandoned sailboat was seen bobbling on the eastern end with the waves.
Town of Lewiston addresses financial matters
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 10:15 am
With a limited Town Hall audience and viewers on Zoom Monday evening, the Lewiston Town Board meeting had its focus on various financial matters. Newsmakers included:
Youngstown PD issues reform collaborative public draft
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 09:35 am
The Village of Youngstown Police Department has issued its police reform collaborative public draft review to the community and is encouraging all residents to read and comment on the document by March 5.
Ice boom in place in Lewiston
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 09:35 am
The Village of Lewiston Department of Public Works was at the waterfront Wednesday, overseeing installation of ice boom spans.
Guest Editorial: Schoolchildren better suited for in-school learning
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 09:05 am
As I scrolled the internet a few weeks ago I came across something that sparked my interest, something going on at the Rath Building in Erie County. A group called WNY Students First had organized a rally promoting their mission of getting kids back in school five days a week. I thought to myself, "Wow, I may not be the only person that seems upset at the current system. I may not be the only parent that has watched my children's mental health deteriorate; watched them struggle in general to find happiness in today's world; or witnessed those circles under their eyes growing larger and darker."
'De-Sign' group continues campaign against clutter
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 08:15 am
Recent comments indicate that Cayuga Street will become a designated bike path, and new signs will be added to help bicyclists find their way to Center Street, just one short block away. At a time when residents are begging local officials to clean up the sign clutter, adding more signs is the exact opposite of what this community wants and needs.
Still time to be counted in 2020 Local Food Marketing Practices Survey
Thu, Feb 25th 2021 08:25 am
Farmers and ranchers still have time to respond to their 2020 Local Food Marketing Practices Survey, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service. NASS will continue to accept responses through April to ensure an accurate picture of U.S. local and regional food systems.
Niagara County Community College fall scholarship available
Thu, Feb 25th 2021 08:20 am
The Niagara County Community College Foundation is offering scholarships for incoming and current students for the fall 2021 semester.
 

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