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Investigation into sledding hill fatality continues
Thu, Feb 11th 2021 02:55 pm
Police are continuing their investigations into an accident that occurred Saturday morning at Clyde L. Burmaster Park in the Town of Lewiston, which claimed the life of a 16-year-old female and injured a 3-year-old male.
Cuomo on COVID: Statewide positivity is 3.54% - lowest since Nov. 25
Thu, Feb 11th 2021 01:20 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday updated New Yorkers on the state's progress during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Lewiston Police Department seeks community input with survey
Wed, Feb 10th 2021 04:10 pm
The Lewiston Police Department issued its anticipated community survey this week, seeking input on its service operations, police practices and any needs for improvement.
Wydysh offers insight offered on state, Niagara County COVID-19 vaccination efforts
Wed, Feb 10th 2021 02:20 pm
The Lewiston Senior Club and Town of Lewiston Senior Center hosted 2nd District Niagara County Legislator Becky Wydysh, chairwoman of the Niagara County Legislature, on Tuesday. She visited to offer some insight to an issue of demand among residents: When and where can I get vaccinated?
Niagara Small Business Development Center to offer free entrepreneurship webinars
Wed, Feb 10th 2021 11:15 am
The Niagara Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host a series of free entrepreneurship webinars aimed at those looking to enhance business skills and strengthen a new or existing business. The series will run from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesdays, starting March 24 and ending May 19. The schedule of topics is as follows:
HAL travels 'From Russia - With Log'
Tue, Feb 9th 2021 08:55 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston's February program, "From Russia - With Log," will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, at the Red Brick Municipal Building gym, 145 N. Fourth St. Douglas DeCroix is the presenter.
Barker Lions learn about Niagara Art Trail
Tue, Feb 9th 2021 08:55 am
Jay Krull from the Niagara Art Trail spoke to the Barker Lions at the club's monthly meeting. He started with the history of the trail. Referring to the Old Home Days in Lockport, he discussed the various events from 2010 that were the seed that expanded into the trail.
One dead in Lewiston sledding accident
Sat, Feb 6th 2021 04:40 pm
On Feb. 6 at 10:14 hours, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting an accident on the sledding hill at the Clyde L. Burmaster Park in the Town of Lewiston. Responding members of the Town of Lewiston Police Department and Niagara County Sheriff's Office located and confirmed two injured parties, a 16-year-old female and a 3-year-old male. The two were apparently riding a sledding tube when they struck a tree at the bottom of the hill.
DEC releases report on restoration and protection of New York's Great Lakes
Fri, Feb 5th 2021 03:30 pm
State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos released the 2018-2020 progress report on the restoration and protection of New York's Great Lakes resources.
USDA to survey farmers' planting intentions for 2021
Fri, Feb 5th 2021 03:25 pm
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will contact producers nationwide to gather planting intentions and the amount of grain and oilseeds they store on their farms.
Full edition: The Tribune and The Sentinel for Feb. 5, 2021
Fri, Feb 5th 2021 02:25 pm
Full edition: The Tribune and The Sentinel for Feb. 5, 2021
New York Power Authority awarded $250,000 to study impacts of ice on Niagara Power Plant
Fri, Feb 5th 2021 12:30 pm
The New York Power Authority announced it has been awarded two grants to fund demonstration projects - one that will analyze the impact of ice on a hydropower plant and one to test an advanced technology that evaluates the health of high voltage assets in a substation.
Doors shut at Lewiston APlus/Sunoco; Tops Xpress expands hours
Fri, Feb 5th 2021 12:10 pm
Earlier this week, the Village of Lewiston was notified Reid Petroleum Corp. was not renewing its lease with Sunoco/APlus for the gas station and convenience store at 890 Center St.
Stella Niagara: Ash Wednesday morning Zoom retreat
Fri, Feb 5th 2021 09:45 am
This year, why not expand your Lenten experience to begin the sacred season with Stella Niagara's Center of Renewal "Devotion-by-Distance Ash Wednesday Retreat"?
Porter sets public hearing on 'Solar Energy Systems'
Fri, Feb 5th 2021 09:00 am
The Town of Porter will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, at Town Hall to consider Local Law No. 1 2021, titled "Solar Energy Systems." The proposed measure is intended to address questions in the community that have arisen in the past year over what is known as Tier 3 Solar Energy Systems under the current town law.
CBP takes hold of another half-ton of marijuana
Tue, Feb 2nd 2021 03:40 pm
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Lewiston cargo facility seized another 1,070 pounds of marijuana in a commercial shipment.
Super Bowl weekend DWI crackdown
Tue, Feb 2nd 2021 02:55 pm
Niagara County Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti announced Niagara County law enforcement agencies will participate in a special enforcement effort to crackdown on impaired driving.
'Big R': Mackenzie Kulesza Memorial scheduled for May 14
Tue, Feb 2nd 2021 01:20 pm
Ransomville Speedway will honor the memory of 11-year-old Mackenzie Kulesza on Friday, May 14, with a 36-lap feature event for the Sunflowers of Sanborn Mini Stocks at the Niagara County oval.
Planning continues for Lewiston Art Festival
Mon, Feb 1st 2021 02:15 pm
Applications are now available for the Lewiston Art Festival, which is slated for Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 14-15, in the Village of Lewiston.
Ash Wednesday ashes available
Mon, Feb 1st 2021 07:00 am
St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Lewiston will offer "Ashes to Go," in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines, between 8:30 and 9:30 a.m. Ash Wednesday, Feb. 17, at Hennepin Park (corner of Center and South Fourth streets).
Full edition: The Tribune and The Sentinel for Jan. 29, 2021
Fri, Jan 29th 2021 11:45 am
Full edition: The Tribune and The Sentinel for Jan. 29, 2021
Ransomville Speedway to host drivers meeting Feb. 13
Fri, Jan 29th 2021 11:00 am
Ransomville Speedway will host a drivers meeting for all classes on Saturday, Feb. 13, at the O. Leo Curtis American Legion Post No. 830, 2589 Youngstown-Lockport Road.
Lew-Port's 'One District, One Book' underway in River Region
Fri, Jan 29th 2021 07:00 am
Lewiston-Porter's "One District, One Book" reveal was hosted online Friday by school librarians Mrs. Zielinski and Mrs. Cumminsky. More than 400 participated in the live telecast event. When it was all said and done, the children's book "Fenway and Hattie," by Victoria J. Coe, was declared the winner.
Lewiston Town Board addresses personnel issues
Thu, Jan 28th 2021 08:15 pm
Lewiston Town Board members began the process Monday of getting the town's now-paused recreational programs restarted for 2021. Included was approval for Recreation Director Mike Dashineau to fill a part-time recreation clerk/typist position currently unfilled, and to begin planning for the town's youth baseball and softball programs, as well as the anticipated hiring of a recreational leader and rec program aides.
Niagara County gives greenlight to moderate- and higher-risk sports
Wed, Jan 27th 2021 10:50 am
Niagara County Public Health Director Daniel J. Stapleton on Wednesday said moderate- and higher-risk sports in Niagara County may proceed in accordance with New York state guidelines. Last Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the decision on whether these sports could start back up would be made by each county's health director.
Sweet success! Tops raises over $11,000 selling gingerbread houses for Oishei Children's Hospital
Tue, Jan 26th 2021 04:25 pm
Tops Friendly Markets has raised $11,950 as a result of its gingerbread house campaign for Oishei Children's Hospital. The fundraiser, which kicked off Dec. 1, welcomed families to purchase a gingerbread house kit at locations throughout the region, with a portion of the proceeds being donated back to the hospital. The kits came complete with gingerbread to build a house, sweet candy decorations, and delicious icing.
Help support Catholic Charities' goal of being a 'beacon of hope' for those in need
Tue, Jan 26th 2021 02:25 pm
Over the past year, 20,333 Niagara County neighbors in need of all ages were served by the 10 programs Catholic Charities offers here. We provided basic emergency assistance, including support for food and finding housing.
New York Power Authority's economic development awards creating 583 jobs in WNY
Tue, Jan 26th 2021 12:30 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced the New York Power Authority's board of trustees approved four economic development awards that will support 583 jobs and spur $356 million in private capital investments across Western New York.
Historic 78 million visits to state parks in 2020
Tue, Jan 26th 2021 12:00 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced New York's state parks, historic sites, campgrounds and trails welcomed a record-setting 78 million visits in 2020.
Niagara University's online programs in education among top in New York
Tue, Jan 26th 2021 10:25 am
Niagara University's online programs in education were ranked among the top 10 in New York state by U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in education rankings. In addition, Niagara was the highest-ranking institution of higher education from Western New York.
31st annual 'Doctors with a Heart Day' is Feb. 13
Tue, Jan 26th 2021 10:10 am
From 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 13, Dr. Glenda R. Rose and Dr. Thomas G. Barba of Rose Chiropractic P.C. in Lewiston will be sponsoring the 31st annual "Doctors with a Heart Day" for their patients. Nonperishable food items will be collected to benefit the Niagara Community Action Program (NiaCAP) food pantry in exchange for chiropractic services.
Newfane Library book sale
Mon, Jan 25th 2021 03:50 pm
The Newfane Public Library is holding its ninth annual book sale at The Winery at Marjim Manor. There is a variety of soft- and hardcover books in myriad genres. Books are added on a regular basis.
Program highlights Fort Niagara's hidden African American history
Mon, Jan 25th 2021 03:45 pm
In honor of Black History Month, Old Fort Niagara will host a special tour at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, highlighting African Americans who served at the military post from the 18th through the 20th centuries. The tour will recount the life of Richard Pierpoint, a former slave, who served as a member of Butler's Rangers during the American Revolution. Pierpoint went on to support the British during the War of 1812.
Council for Older Adults calls for heritage recipes
Mon, Jan 25th 2021 03:45 pm
The Council for Older Adults in Niagara County launched a unique project to document the area's cultural history through food. The COA invited all Niagara County residents to submit traditional family recipes to preserve and commemorate their cultural history and honor their loved ones through the creation of a community cookbook. "A Taste of History: Heritage Recipes from Niagara County" will be available for sale later this year for a nominal fee.
NF National Heritage Area digital archive funding uncovers mysteries in Falls
Mon, Jan 25th 2021 02:25 pm
The Niagara Falls National Heritage Area (NFNHA) is uncovering mysteries in Niagara Falls by funding the Oakwood Cemetery Burial Permit Digital Archive Project and the Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection Project. It said Niagara Falls is known for its role in the Underground Railroad, but only a few precious artifacts have survived.
Cuomo: $200 million in BRIDGE NY funding available to build resiliency in NYS communities
Mon, Jan 25th 2021 02:15 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the availability of $200 million in BRIDGE NY funding for local governments to make their infrastructure more resilient to extreme weather events.
'Big R': A family that races together ...
Mon, Jan 25th 2021 01:00 pm
Dan and Brandon Michaud along with Brandon's girlfriend, Jessica Kriegisch, are all calling Ransomville Speedway home in 2021. The trio will compete in the Investor's Service Sportsman division weekly.
Full edition: The Tribune and The Sentinel for Jan. 22, 2021
Fri, Jan 22nd 2021 12:10 pm
Full edition: The Tribune and The Sentinel for Jan. 22, 2021
The Plant Shack puts spring in our step, while giving back to many worthy causes
Fri, Jan 22nd 2021 11:50 am
I can actually see, touch and smell something green, vibrant and cheery now that The Plant Shack has opened a new location on Center Street in Lewiston.
Village of Lewiston: Negligent restaurant owners headed down slippery slope
Fri, Jan 22nd 2021 11:45 am
For more than a decade, past and present trustees in the Village of Lewiston have complained about inadequate grease traps in restaurants - and, even worse, eateries without any grease trap.
 

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