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DEC urges New York drivers to 'give turtles a brake'
Wed, May 12th 2021 07:00 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos reminded New Yorkers that turtles are on the move in the months of May and June, and asked drivers to "give turtles a brake."
Niagara County announces Mayne Fund awardees
Wed, May 12th 2021 06:55 pm
The Niagara County Center for Economic Development announced grant awards to business associations across Niagara County through the William G. Mayne, Jr. Business/Community Enhancement Fund. The Mayne Fund, established in 1998 to enhance and enrich the business climate and overall landscape in Niagara County's communities, is made possible through the efforts of the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission and the Niagara County Legislature.
Niagara County Department of Health reports second rabid raccoon in Town of Newfane
Wed, May 12th 2021 06:55 pm
On May 11, the Niagara County Department of Health confirmed a rabid raccoon on Ewings Road, Town of Newfane. This is the second confirmed rabid raccoon in Newfane in the past 30 days. The Ewings Road resident killed the raccoon that had attacked his two dogs on May 8.
Wheelchair lift installed at One-Stop Center at Trott Access Center
Tue, May 11th 2021 05:25 pm
Niagara County Employment & Training Director Donald J. Jablonski announced the completion of the installation of a state-of-the-art wheelchair lift at the One-Stop Center located in the Trott Access Center in Niagara Falls.
Search is on for new promoter/general manager of Ransomville Speedway
Tue, May 11th 2021 04:55 pm
Ransomville Speedway is in the process of finding the track's new promoter/general manager. Current GM Jenn Martin has taken on a new position and, in a mutual agreement with Ransomville Speedway management, will be vacating her position beginning June 1.
'Road Rally' revelry in Niagara County
Tue, May 11th 2021 04:30 pm
Looking to escape the rigors and isolation of COVID-19 for a bit? The Niagara County Historical Society is hosting its first "Road Rally" fundraiser on June 12. The entry fee is a $50 donation to the society (per vehicle). A driver and at least one crewmember is required, but participants can add more, as long as they finish with everyone who started.
Mackenzie Kulesza Memorial to open Ransomville Speedway's 63rd season
Tue, May 11th 2021 12:40 pm
With the rainout this past Friday night, Ransomville Speedway will try again and open the gates for the first time in 2021 on Friday, May 14, with the running of the Mackenzie Kulesza Memorial for the Sunflowers of Sanborn Mini Stocks. The 36-lap event is in honor of Mackenzie Kulesza, the 11-year-old who died tragically following a car accident in November 2020.
HAL presentation on Fort Niagara
Tue, May 11th 2021 12:40 pm
The Historical Association of Lewiston's next program is titled, "The 28th Infantry Regiment and Fort Niagara: A Proud History." Edward Jackson will present this event at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 27, at the First Presbyterian Church, 505 Cayuga St.
Plans presented for Frontier House
Tue, May 11th 2021 11:05 am
The Village of Lewiston has its first look at plans to restore the historic Frontier House at 460 Center St.
Motorcycle accident on Niagara Falls Boulevard
Mon, May 10th 2021 05:35 pm
At approximately 2:57 p.m. Saturday, Niagara Falls Police and Niagara Falls Fire Department responded to a motorcycle crash in front of Delta Sonic at 7920 Niagara Falls Blvd.
Lewiston Council on the Arts & Lewiston Public Library to debut 'Bug Fest'
Mon, May 10th 2021 03:30 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts and the Lewiston Public Library have teamed up to present a new offering, called "Bug Fest." It will take place in Seneca "Bug" Park, adjacent to the library on South Eighth St., from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, July 10. LCA said the event will feature "lots of cool, bug-themed programs for children of all ages."
Fitz and the Tantrums to perform at Artpark on July 6
Mon, May 10th 2021 11:35 am
Fitz and the Tantrums will perform on the Artpark Amphitheater stage with special guest Colony House at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 6. The concert is part of "Tuesdays in the Park" presented by M&T Bank, with featured act sponsor Miller Lite.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for May 7, 2021
Fri, May 7th 2021 05:10 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for May 7, 2021
Little R hosts practice session in tune-up of season opener
Fri, May 7th 2021 04:20 pm
The "Little R" came to life on Thursday night as the SANY New York Go-Karts took to the speedway for the first time in 2021. SANY New York has signed on to be the presenting sponsor of the go-kart program at the "Little R" at Ransomville Speedway.
Lew-Port student holds fundraiser to help out Youngstown fire families
Fri, May 7th 2021 11:55 am
On Tuesday, March 2, a fast-moving fire at a Village of Youngstown apartment complex resulted in significant damage to the building and displaced four families with children into the chilly winter night.
Village of Lewiston recognizes 4th-grade dog advocate
Fri, May 7th 2021 11:45 am
Mayor Anne Welch presented a certificate of appreciation to Lewiston-Porter Intermediate Education Center fourth-grade student Charlotte Ryan, whose "passion project" was pushing elected leaders to look out for dogs.
Niagara County Peach Festival to return
Fri, May 7th 2021 11:20 am
As announcements continue on the state level with regard to COVID-19 reopening plans and protocol changes, there's some upbeat news on the local level: The annual Niagara County (aka Lewiston Kiwanis) Peach festival is a go for this year.
During Tourism Week, WNY leaders highlight importance of welcoming back Canadian visitor
Fri, May 7th 2021 09:15 am
Congressman Brian Higgins was joined Thursday by Visit Buffalo Niagara members and other community partners to observe National Travel & Tourism Week, which runs May 2-8. He highlighted the importance of safely reopening the border between the U.S. and Canada to support tourism jobs and economic growth.
NCSO joins with Neighbors from Ring
Wed, May 5th 2021 05:05 pm
Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti announced the Niagara County Sheriff's Office has joined Neighbors, which is Ring's app-based neighborhood watch program. The Neighbors app has the ability to alert users to crime and safety events within a radius of up to 5 miles of their home, and allows them to share videos or information about crime and safety events in their neighborhood anonymously.
Cuomo: Large-scale outdoor venue capacity increase with new fully vaccinated fan sections starting May 19
Wed, May 5th 2021 04:25 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced large-scale outdoor event venues will only be limited by the space available for patrons or parties of patrons to maintain the required social distance of 6 feet starting May 19. This will apply to outdoor sports, performing arts and live entertainment, and horse and auto racing venues statewide. Appropriate social distancing, masks and other applicable health protocols will still apply.
Barker School, Somerset Conservation Club partner for 'I Love My Park Day' project
Wed, May 5th 2021 09:20 am
To celebrate "I Love My Park Day," the Somerset Conservation Club teamed up with the Barker Central School Middle School on a birdhouse project. Creations were installed in Golden Hill State Park.
BlueCross BlueShield of WNY, Catholic Charities' WIC to offer free tote, diapers & wipes to community
Wed, May 5th 2021 09:10 am
Catholic Charities of Buffalo's Women, Infants and Children (WIC) federal nutrition program is teaming up with BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York to offer a "Diaper Days" event on Thursday, May 6, in Niagara County.
Catholic Health hospitals recognized for high-quality maternity care
Wed, May 5th 2021 09:10 am
Three Catholic Health hospitals in Erie and Niagara counties have been recognized by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York for high-quality maternity care as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Sisters of Charity Hospital, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, and Mount St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston were named Blue Distinction Centers (BDC) for Maternity Care. The three hospitals delivered more than 5,700 babies in 2019.
Catholic Health earns top Leapfrog safety grades 'A'gain
Wed, May 5th 2021 09:05 am
Catholic Health has again earned the Buffalo Niagara Region's highest cumulative overall score from The Leapfrog Group. In the spring 2021 Hospital Safety Grade Report, they earned the only "A" safety grades in Erie and Niagara counties. In fact, Kenmore Mercy and Mount St. Mary's hospitals earned two of the 16 "A" grades given in all of New York.
Niagara Falls Police Department executes impact patrol operation
Tue, May 4th 2021 01:55 pm
On Saturday, the Niagara Falls Police Department, in collaboration with several other law enforcement agencies, executed a joint impact patrol operation to focus on crime in the City of Niagara Falls.
Niagara County clerk offers updates on several DMV issues
Mon, May 3rd 2021 04:55 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski on Monday provided an update on a couple of Department of Motor Vehicle issues, as the state and federal governments continue to reevaluate COVID-19 pandemic guidelines.
Niagara Falls shines red for 'Power of Travel'
Mon, May 3rd 2021 01:45 pm
Niagara Falls will be illuminated red in support of National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW, May 2-8). Display hours are 9:15, 10:15 and 11:15 p.m. Tuesday, May 4.
Erick Rudolph, Scott Kerwin, Jaren Israel, Sam Junkin & Cole Susice set fast time at Ransomville
Mon, May 3rd 2021 01:40 pm
VP Racing Fuels presented "Test, Tune, and Time" at the Ransomville Speedway Friday night. Drivers who attended the session had three rounds of practice before racing against the clocks - and set the front row for the main events on opening night, Friday, May 7.
New York Power Authority announces limited reopening of visitors centers May 3
Fri, Apr 30th 2021 02:45 pm
The New York Power Authority announced the limited reopening of three of its visitors centers: the Niagara Power Vista in Lewiston, the Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center and Historic Lansing Manor in Schoharie County, and the Hawkins Point Visitors Center in the North Country.
Artpark & Company presents 'Sonic Trails'
Fri, Apr 30th 2021 01:40 pm
Artpark & Company presents "Sonic Trails," what it's calling a visionary season of free site-reactive audio experiences presented in a mobile app designed by The Holladay Brothers, curated and co-produced by Sozo Creative, from May 15 through Sept. 30.
Town of Lewiston Recreation Department to offer youth fishing program
Fri, Apr 30th 2021 11:00 am
As recreational activities continue to rebound from COVID-19 restrictions, Lewiston Town Board members learned more Monday of a new fishing program on Lewiston's waterfront planned for children.
Bella Rose, Modern embark on new recycling effort
Fri, Apr 30th 2021 11:00 am
Call it a groundbreaker for the area's wine industry.
Make Mother's Day special with a gift of flowers
Fri, Apr 30th 2021 11:00 am
For more than a quarter-century, Enchanted Florist has been a go-to destination for ways in which to brighten someone's day.
New Silo season begins with new look, new flavor(s)
Fri, Apr 30th 2021 11:00 am
Lewiston's The Silo Restaurant was one of the eateries that took the COVID-19 situation seriously - and took noticeable action to ensure safety and comfort.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 30, 2021
Fri, Apr 30th 2021 09:05 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 30, 2021
Sanborn Area Historical Society Farm Museum reopening
Thu, Apr 29th 2021 12:25 pm
The Sanborn Historical Society will reopen the Sanborn Farm Museum for small tours of 10 or less people. It will open from 2-4 p.m. May 16 (third Sunday of May), June 20 and July 18. Masks and social distancing are required.
Niagara County Veterans Service Agency to resume appointments in Niagara Falls
Thu, Apr 29th 2021 12:15 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski announced the Veterans Service Agency would begin in-person office hours at the Trott Access Center in Niagara Falls beginning next week. The office has been closed during the pandemic and all appointments since then have been conducted in the Lockport office.
NC Department of Health offering several free COVID-19 vaccination clinics across Niagara County
Thu, Apr 29th 2021 11:40 am
The Niagara County Department of Health will hold several free COVID-19 vaccination clinics across Niagara County throughout the month of May.
New HAL book asks, 'Is there hidden treasure at Artpark?'
Thu, Apr 29th 2021 11:00 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston has published a new hardcover book titled "The Gully Treasure". The book details several aspects of treasure lost during the French and Indian War and how it may have ended up in Lewiston. It was written by local author Lee Simonson and is formatted as a letter to his grandson.
 

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