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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.
Lewiston begins police reform process
Fri, Jan 22nd 2021 11:40 am
The Town of Lewiston ad hoc committee on police reform has begun its series of meetings in the community.
More than 900 lbs. of marijuana seized at bridge
Fri, Jan 22nd 2021 10:40 am
Earlier this week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Lewiston Cargo Facility seized 936 pounds of marijuana in a commercial shipment.
Niagara Hospice's spring bouquet sale supports Niagara County families
Wed, Jan 20th 2021 11:50 am
Staff and volunteers from Niagara Hospice are gearing up for the 2021 spring bouquet sale that runs March 1-7. This annual fundraiser, supported by many community partners, raises awareness for Niagara Hospice's mission of providing expert care and support to families facing a terminal illness while spreading beautiful spring blooms throughout Niagara County.
'Big R': Triple T Auto Parts to present 2 demolition derbies in 2021
Wed, Jan 20th 2021 11:30 am
Triple T Auto Parts will be presenting two demolition derbies in 2021 at the Ransomville Speedway. Those two dates are Fridays, June 18, and Sept. 3, after the completion of the racing program at "The Big R."
Applications being accepted for $1M grant program to improve state parks, trails, historic sites & public lands
Wed, Jan 20th 2021 11:25 am
Parks & Trails New York (PTNY) and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP), with support from Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, are pleased to announce the sixth round of competitive grants through the New York State Park and Trail Partnership Grants program, funded through the state Environmental Protection Fund.
Catholic Health hits 10,000 mark in first doses of COVID-19 vaccine
Tue, Jan 19th 2021 02:45 pm
A little over a month into its COVID-19 vaccination program, Catholic Health has delivered first doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to more than 10,000 individuals, including nearly 7,000 of its associates and medical providers and more than 3,000 community providers.
SOTS: Proposal to open Dormitory Authority's low-cost finance, design and construction services to all nonprofits & school districts
Mon, Jan 18th 2021 01:00 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced a proposal to open the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York's low-cost financing, design and construction services to all nonprofits and school districts, as part of his 2021 State of the State agenda.
Mount St. Mary's cheering on Bills
Sat, Jan 16th 2021 10:50 am
Members of the Mount St. Mary's Hospital team gathered together Friday to cheer on another beloved Western New York team: the Buffalo Bills.
Artpark announces organizational & strategic business updates
Fri, Jan 15th 2021 04:40 pm
Artpark & Company revealed organizational and strategic updates as it works toward continued future growth.
REDI regional dredging initiative continues to build resiliency of communities along Lake Ontario & St. Lawrence River
Fri, Jan 15th 2021 02:50 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday today dredging has begun at Little Sodus Bay, a navigation channel in Cayuga County, used by boaters to access Lake Ontario from Little Sodus Bay.
 

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