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Niagara University responds to growing mental health needs
Fri, Jan 15th 2021 02:25 pm
Dr. Timothy Osberg, professor of psychology at Niagara University, has been a longtime advocate of spreading awareness of mental health issues on campus. So, when Niagara University's Levesque Institute for Civic Engagement hosted a workshop for individuals to become trained mental health first aid instructors as part of a larger effort to increase the mental health literacy of the Niagara County region, he decided to participate.
Town of Lewiston: Bax named town attorney; Morreale rejoins board
Fri, Jan 15th 2021 02:10 pm
Changes for 2021 continued Monday with the Town of Lewiston.
Vaccinations to begin for Lew-Port educators, staff
Fri, Jan 15th 2021 02:10 pm
The Board of Education met this past Monday for a lengthy work session. The board began with a briefing on policy updates and review. The BOE policy committee, led by board member Anne Orr, meets monthly to review and recommend new state and federal additions and amendments. In addition, the policy committee reviews each section of the manual annually, to keep the policy manual up-to-date and relevant.
Pauly provides update on Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce, 2021 events
Fri, Jan 15th 2021 02:10 pm
As I closed out 2020 on New Year's Eve with my family (yes, I actually stayed awake past midnight!), I couldn't help but reflect on the year we just put behind us. I thought of how the events of 2020 affected my family and friends, as well as on a larger scope with the Chamber of Commerce and community.
Ransomville eighth-grader has fundraiser in honor of 3F mentor
Fri, Jan 15th 2021 02:05 pm
Rayn Cooper of Ransomville, an eighth-grader at Wilson Central, is currently doing a neat project - and she'd like your help.
Lewiston Dance Center celebrates Bills win against Indianapolis
Fri, Jan 15th 2021 12:40 pm
Lewiston Dance Center exudes team spirit. The studio shared its excitement for a Buffalo win during recent class time. The dance studio was a sea of red and blue as dancers came to class Saturday clad in their jerseys and other Bills gear.
Deskside with David: Low-risk HS sports ready to roll & local teams ready to dive forward after gutter of winter
Fri, Jan 15th 2021 11:45 am
Winter has dealt us a fair share of blows. The holiday season was sure different this year and, at certain times, it really didn't even feel like the "most wonderful time of the year."
Jacobs: Almost $100,000 in grant funding for firehouses
Fri, Jan 15th 2021 10:40 am
Congressman Chris Jacobs announced more than $96,000 in grant funding awarded to Western New York fire departments through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant program.
NCDOH: First week of POD at Transit Drive-In Theatre successful due to planning & partnerships
Fri, Jan 15th 2021 10:35 am
The Niagara County Department of Health (NCDOH) announces the first week of Point of Dispensing (POD) operations was a large success due to years of planning and valuable partnerships.
Niagara County police reform plan available for public review
Thu, Jan 14th 2021 03:40 pm
Niagara County Legislature Chairwoman Becky Wydysh and Sheriff Michael Filicetti on Thursday announced the draft plan of Niagara County's police reform and reinvention collaborative is available online for public review.
Niagara County Department of Health, 211 partner to ensure access to COVID-19 POD preregistration
Thu, Jan 14th 2021 12:35 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health and 211 Western New York have established a formal partnership to ensure access to county point of dispensing COVID-19 preregistration access for those within limited or no access to the internet.
Monsters are coming to Ransomville Speedway
Wed, Jan 13th 2021 11:45 am
For the first time ever, the superstars of the Monster Truck Racing League are set to smash through the Ransomville Speedway on Aug. 14.
Morinello tapped for leadership in Assembly minority conference
Tue, Jan 12th 2021 01:25 pm
Assemblyman Angelo Morinello, R-C-I-Niagara Falls, was named chairman of the Assembly Minority Steering Committee and will be continuing in his leadership position as the ranking member of the Standing Committee on Codes, his office announced.
Barker Lions host district governor
Tue, Jan 12th 2021 12:10 pm
Lions 20N District Gov. Richard Battaglia recently visited the Barker Lions. His stop had three purposes: to inspire the local club, recognize long-term members and install new members.
Niagara County Department of Health offers COVID-19 POD eligibility, preregistration details
Mon, Jan 11th 2021 11:20 am
The Niagara County Department of Health (NCDOH) will conduct point-of-dispensing (POD) operations starting Tuesday, Jan. 12.
Niagara Falls State Park announces handicraft lottery
Mon, Jan 11th 2021 10:10 am
Applications for the 2021 Native American handicraft sales permits are available for the upcoming summer season at Niagara Falls State Park.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital Child Care Center bids farewell to longtime Executive Director Virginia Wolbert
Fri, Jan 8th 2021 12:40 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital Child Care Center has been providing a safe place for education and play for the children of hospital associates and the community since 1988. Virginia Wolbert, executive director, was there at the beginning, and will pass the reigns to a new leader as she retires from her post on Jan. 8.
Obituary: F. Warren Kahn
Fri, Jan 8th 2021 07:00 am
F. Warren Kahn, a longtime attorney in Niagara County known as much for his sense of humor and love of golf as his respected law practice and influential appointed legal roles, died Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, surrounded by family in his home in Youngstown. He was 87.
Town of Lewiston has busy 2 weeks
Fri, Jan 8th 2021 07:00 am
To wrap up 2020 and open 2021, the Town of Lewiston held its end-of year session on Monday, Dec. 28, and a leadoff reorganization meeting on Jan. 4 - both closed to the public due to COVID-19 and conducted online via Zoom.
Full edition: The Tribune and The Sentinel for Jan. 8, 2021
Thu, Jan 7th 2021 09:15 pm
Full edition: The Tribune and The Sentinel for Jan. 8, 2021
Niagara County clerk reminds pistol permitholders to recertify
Thu, Jan 7th 2021 08:35 pm
Niagara County Joseph A. Jastrzemski on Thursday reminded pistol permitholders that, under the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act of Jan. 15, 2013, pistol permit holders must recertify every five years with the New York State Police Office. That means those who received their permits in 2016 must recertify by the date of issuance on their permit.
Niagara County approves funding for vaccination hires
Wed, Jan 6th 2021 11:35 am
The Niagara County Legislature unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday night to allocate $101,458 from its contingency fund to create and fill part-time positions that will help administer the COVID-19 vaccine to the public when the vaccine doses become available. The county intends to vaccinate the public through point-of-dispensing sites (PODS).
Niagara County: Driver's license expiration extended again
Tue, Jan 5th 2021 04:15 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski on Tuesday said Gov. Andrew Cuomo has issued executive order 202.87, which extends the expiration dates on licenses and permits that expired after March 1, 2020, to Jan. 29, 2021. In addition, the executive order also continues to require all in-person transactions at DMVs be done by appointment only.
Niagara History Center seeks intern
Tue, Jan 5th 2021 01:30 pm
The Niagara History Center is taking applications to fill a paid summer internship of an office assistant funded by the Grigg-Lewis Foundation workshop program at the museum.
Old Fort Niagara: 'Winter Warriors' event highlights winter survival skills
Tue, Jan 5th 2021 01:25 pm
On Saturday, Jan. 16, Old Fort Niagara presents "Winter Warriors," a day of family-oriented programming focusing on how people survived on the 18th century frontier during the winter months. From 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., visitors can learn how soldiers and Native Americans traveled hundreds of miles through sub-zero temperatures to conduct raids on enemy settlements.
Ransomville Speedway sets busy schedule for 2021 season
Tue, Jan 5th 2021 11:35 am
Ransomville Speedway is ready to roar back to life in 2021, and speedway management is proud to unveil a jam-packed schedule for the upcoming season featuring 23 events.
NCSO statement on coronavirus
Tue, Jan 5th 2021 11:35 am
Niagara County Sheriff's Office recently released the following statement on the coronavirus:
Mt. St. Mary's to provide Catholic Health's first COVID-19 monoclonal antibody therapy clinic
Thu, Dec 31st 2020 01:15 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston will open Catholic Health's first monoclonal antibiotic therapy clinic for the treatment of COVID-19 beginning the week of Jan. 4. The outpatient clinic is designed for individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the previous 10 days, and are 65 years of age or older or have other chronic medical conditions that could lead to hospitalization.
Seaman sworn into office
Wed, Dec 30th 2020 01:25 pm
Brian D. Seaman, with wife Donna by his side, was sworn in as Niagara County district attorney on Wednesday, Dec. 30. The oath of office was conducted by Niagara County Court Judge Matthew J. Murphy III - who himself served as Niagara County DA for 16 years, and hired Seaman as an assistant DA in 2006.
NU Family Business Center podcast
Mon, Dec 28th 2020 07:00 am
The Niagara University Family Business Center's next podcast will run from 8:15-9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. To preregister for the virtual presentation, CLICK HERE. Attendees will receive an email back from career services with log-in details.
Tribune-Sentinel carrier receives award from Lewiston mayor
Thu, Dec 24th 2020 07:00 am
Ten-year-old Quinn Miller is an ambitious lad. He's been delivering The Sentinel for two years with the help of his mom, Meg. This year he decided to "up his game" and added the duty of collecting empty bottles and cans from the clients along his route.
Community Holiday Baskets Program benefits area's needy
Thu, Dec 24th 2020 07:00 am
Organizers of the Youngstown/Town of Porter Community Holiday Baskets Program report this year's campaign was "a great success" with 49 needy families and 106 children assisted for Christmas.
Town Board meeting on Zoom
Thu, Dec 24th 2020 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston announced its year-end Town Board regular meeting/final audit, scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 28, will be held by Zoom only.
Lewiston Tops makes large donation to Salvation Army
Thu, Dec 24th 2020 07:00 am
DiMino Lewiston Tops owner Anthony DiMino is no stranger to giving. He has been featured often in this newspaper for his donations to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce and local anglers. This week, he and his store went above and beyond, donating $15,000 to the Salvation Army for Christmas. Volunteers have been manning the red kettle during the holiday season.
Village of Lewiston signs LWRP, shares year-end thoughts
Thu, Dec 24th 2020 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees is hoping Center Street will qualify for future grant monies, now that the draft Local Waterfront Revitalization Program is nearly complete.
Full edition: The Tribune and The Sentinel for Dec. 24, 2020
Wed, Dec 23rd 2020 06:45 pm
Full edition: The Tribune and The Sentinel for Dec. 24, 2020
Malatras: SUNY Upstate Medical University to partner with New York Power Authority to test essential utility workers for COVID-19 using top-ranked saliva test
Wed, Dec 23rd 2020 05:45 pm
State University of New York Chancellor Jim Malatras joined with Upstate Medical President Mantosh Dewan, M.D., and New York Power Authority President and CEO Gil C. Quiniones in announcing a mandatory COVID-19 testing program for NYPA's utility employees who are essential to the operation and maintenance of the statewide power system.
Reason for season
Wed, Dec 23rd 2020 04:40 pm
The First Presbyterian Church of Youngstown held an outdoor Christmas pageant on Sunday, Dec. 20.
Lew-Port's Roddy Gayle transferring to top Utah prep school
Tue, Dec 22nd 2020 06:15 pm
In a normal year, many local teams would've been suiting up for practice or games Monday. But, with the COVID-19 pandemic in effect, and no end in sight for a return of HS basketball to the area, WNY's top-star Roddy Gayle Jr. announced he is transferring from Lewiston-Porter High School.
High school students get jumpstart on college at NCCC
Tue, Dec 22nd 2020 11:55 am
At a time when the pandemic has brought challenges for many in the academic realm, Niagara County Community College is improving access to higher education for high school students through the college acceleration program (CAP). CAP allows students to take college courses at their own high school, following NCCC curriculum. In essence, the dual-enrolled high school students are getting a head start on their college careers.
 

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