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Niagara County Sheriff's Office receives corrections division reaccreditation from NYS Sheriff's Association
Fri, Jun 21st 2024 08:45 pm
Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti announced the corrections division of the Niagara County Sheriff's Office has achieved reaccreditation from the New York State Sheriff's Association.
Sexual assault results in 20 years in State Prison
Fri, Jun 21st 2024 08:45 pm
Niagara County District Attorney Brian D. Seaman announced Duvan A. Berrio-Hernandez, no permanent address, was sentenced today in County Court by Judge Caroline Wojtaszek to serve the next 20 years in State Prison for his conviction of criminal sex act in the first degree. Berrio-Hernandez previously admitted to sexually assaulting a woman in Niagara Falls on Nov. 5 of last year.
Juneteenth flag raised at Niagara Falls State Park
Fri, Jun 21st 2024 03:10 pm
Representatives from Niagara Falls State Park and the 5th Annual Niagara Falls Juneteenth Festival committee joined together Friday to raise the Juneteenth flag outside of the welcome center plaza.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for June 21, 2024
Fri, Jun 21st 2024 07:00 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for June 21, 2024
Council for Older Adults amateur art exhibit announced
Thu, Jun 20th 2024 06:45 pm
The Council for Older Adults (COA) in Niagara County invites residents over age 55 to enter the COA amateur art exhibit. This event includes original artwork in oil, watercolor, sketches, needlework, photography, pottery, jewelry, sculpture and woodworking. Each artist must be at least 55 years old and may submit up to five pieces of art.
West Street & Errick Road K-Kids treated to luncheons
Tue, Jun 18th 2024 01:20 pm
The K-Kids of West Street Elementary and Errick Road Elementary schools enjoyed a luncheon hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield. The lunches were given as an acknowledgement of their leadership projects and programs held at their respective schools throughout the year.
NFMMC welcomes back Dr. Mojdeh Kappus to surgical team
Tue, Jun 18th 2024 01:15 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced Mojdeh Kappus, M.D., who previously served as its chief of bariatric surgery from 2021-23, will join its surgical team and Wound Center of Niagara as a general surgeon, effective Aug. 1.
Niagara County soaked: National Weather Service advice on flooding
Tue, Jun 18th 2024 09:10 am
Portions of Niagara County experienced torrential downpour - and subsequent flooding - on Tuesday morning.
Niagara County DA announces guilty verdict in Falls murder case
Fri, Jun 14th 2024 06:55 pm
Niagara County District Attorney Brian D. Seaman announced a Niagara County jury returned a guilty verdict in the murder case against Marchello M. Gildersleeve, age 43, of Niagara Falls, this afternoon.
NYSERDA announces agreements on underutilized sites for renewable energy development
Fri, Jun 14th 2024 12:30 pm
Under these memorandums of understanding (MOU), NYSERDA, through its build-ready program, will work closely with Tompkins County in the Southern Tier and Niagara County in Western New York to explore the feasibility of developing renewable energy projects on otherwise underutilized sites, including a landfill and unused land surrounding an active airport.
Niagara County DA announces guilty plea in murder case
Fri, Jun 14th 2024 12:10 pm
Niagara County District Attorney Brian D. Seaman announced Brian Wallace, age 37, of Niagara Falls, entered a guilty plea to murder in the second degree in county court on June 13. Wallace admitted to murdering 38-year-old Lauren Hayes in a motel room in Niagara Falls on Feb. 21, 2023.
SUNY Niagara offering free course to Niagara Falls School District parents
Fri, Jun 14th 2024 12:10 pm
SUNY Niagara is partnering with the Niagara Falls City School District to offer a free college course to parents whose children are enrolled in the district. The course, English 102: writing II and introduction to literature, reinforces writing skills and introduces students to the study of literature.
Paul Accardo awarded Empower's annual Humanitarian Award
Fri, Jun 14th 2024 12:10 pm
Paul Accardo, CEO and president of Crown Benefits Group, was awarded Empower's Humanitarian Award for his commitment to the intellectually and developmentally disabled community.
'Magic Rocks' at the NACC this summer
Fri, Jun 14th 2024 10:55 am
Niagara Falls is home to one of the world's natural wonders, famous attractions, some of the best pizza on Earth, and, for the next few weeks, Leon Etienne.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for June 14, 2024
Fri, Jun 14th 2024 07:00 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for June 14, 2024
Cardinal O'Hara celebrates 60th graduation
Thu, Jun 13th 2024 09:05 pm
Cardinal O'Hara High School celebrated its 60th commencement exercises May 31 in the school's performing arts center.
Niagara University Levesque Institute for Civic Engagement hosts community cookout and conversations
Thu, Jun 13th 2024 03:00 pm
Niagara University's Levesque Institute for Civic Engagement is hosting a community cookout and conversations for parents and their students attending Niagara Falls High School, Gaskill and LaSalle preparatory schools in the Niagara Falls City School District.
Heritage Christian Services celebrates 'Homes with Heart' campaign achievements with ribbon cutting
Wed, Jun 12th 2024 08:25 pm
The Heritage Christian Services Homes with Heart campaign has received tremendous support from the community since going public last year, and for its overall goal of $9.1 million. A ribbon-cutting event took place Wednesday at the home on Hoover Road in celebration of the campaign's progress of purchasing or rebuilding existing homes to support people in all phases of their lives.
Community forum on Alzheimer's disease and dementia June 26 in Lockport
Wed, Jun 12th 2024 06:00 pm
The Western New York Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association will hold a community forum and resource fair for Niagara County residents living with or caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia.
NFPD responds to woman with gun
Wed, Jun 12th 2024 08:55 am
On June 9, at approximately 9:41 a.m., officers with the Niagara Falls Police Department responded to a call of a subject with a gun in the 1900 block of Niagara Street. It was reported that there was a female in that area displaying what appeared to be a gun.
Students bring art to Nation House
Mon, Jun 10th 2024 02:20 pm
On Wednesday, June 4, Tuscarora Elementary School turned the Nation House into a beautiful art gallery setting for its annual art show.
Niagara County Department of Health & partners to host free nutrition literacy and community resource workshop
Mon, Jun 10th 2024 02:15 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health, in collaboration with Daphany's Fabulous Objective Weekly Workshops and the Niagara Falls School District, will host a nutrition literacy and community resource workshop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, July 25, at Niagara Falls High School, 4455 Porter Road. This event is free, open to the public, and includes a nutritious catered lunch from Carrabba's Italian Grill.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center names Nagra as its associate chief of psychiatry
Mon, Jun 10th 2024 01:55 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced Balwant S. Nagra, M.D., will lead its psychiatry team as its psychiatrist and associate chief of psychiatry, beginning Aug. 1.
9th annual Oliver Street Art Festival scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 3
Mon, Jun 10th 2024 01:55 pm
Project 308 Gallery will present the ninth annual Oliver Street Art Festival, set to take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, on Oliver Street (between Schenck and Robinson streets) in North Tonawanda. Organizers said the event will feature more than 60 regional artist vendors "offering a diverse array of handcrafted items, artwork and vintage wares.
Celebrating diversity: 4th annual Oliver Street Pride Fest shines spotlight on NT's progressive community efforts
Mon, Jun 10th 2024 01:55 pm
The Oliver Street Merchants, in partnership with Niagara Pride, are excited to host the fourth annual Oliver Street Pride Fest from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 15 at Heritage Park in North Tonawanda.
The Plant Shack shines light on Niagara Wheatfield student artwork
Mon, Jun 10th 2024 11:55 am
The vivid bright greens inside The Plant Shack were accompanied by myriad colors Saturday afternoon, as the shop hosted the third annual "Paintings & Pottery" event. Art from 130 Niagara Wheatfield High School students filled the Lewiston store as the culmination of six studio in art and ceramics classes.
Catholic Health hosts Niagara County hospital open houses
Fri, Jun 7th 2024 12:15 pm
Mount St. May's Hospital will host an open house at each of its Niagara County hospital locations, with activities for all ages. The Lockport Memorial Hospital Campus will host its event on from 3-7 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, at the hospital at 6001 Shimer Drive, Lockport. Mount St. Mary's Hospital, at 5300 Military Road in Lewiston, will host its open house the following day, June 13, from 3-7 p.m.
Fishing and Outdoors in WNY: Free kids fishing events this month
Fri, Jun 7th 2024 11:00 am
As I watched the young man ride his bicycle past me down Hyde Park Boulevard, I could not help but notice a few things.
Plant Shack student art show
Fri, Jun 7th 2024 10:35 am
The Plant Shack will host "Paintings & Pottery at the Plant Shack," featuring the work of Niagara Wheatfield High School studio in art and ceramics students.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for June 7, 2024
Fri, Jun 7th 2024 07:00 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for June 7, 2024
Niagara Hospice to hold remembrance event in Lockport
Thu, Jun 6th 2024 10:25 pm
Wings of Hope, a community remembrance event, will be held Saturday, June 8, on the Niagara Hospice campus located at 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport.
Friends of the Niagara Falls Public Library presents talk by award-winning author Robert Brighton
Thu, Jun 6th 2024 03:40 pm
Acclaimed author Robert Brighton (the "Avenging Angel Detective Agency Mysteries") will entertain and enlighten attendees with his thought-provoking presentation: "Tourist Town or Manufacturing Mecca - Niagara Falls' Existential Dilemma." The event is to be held from 6-8 p.m. Monday, June 10, at the LaSalle Branch auditorium of the Niagara Falls Public Library.
Niagara Falls man sentenced for fatally beating his ex-girlfriend's boyfriend
Wed, Jun 5th 2024 08:15 pm
Acting Erie County District Attorney Michael J. Keane announced 32-year-old Abouycea D. Thornton of Niagara Falls was sentenced this morning before State Supreme Court Justice Deborah A. Haendiges to 20 years to life in prison.
Wegmans: Help close the summer hunger gap
Wed, Jun 5th 2024 08:15 pm
Wegmans Food Markets has kicked off its companywide "Fill the Bus/Fill the Backpack" scan campaign to help ensure school-aged children continue to have access to adequate food during the summer months when they lose access to free and reduced-price school lunches.
USAN announces installation of new 'NF NY' sculpture on Old Falls Street in Niagara Falls
Wed, Jun 5th 2024 05:50 pm
USA Niagara Development Corp. (USAN) announced the installation of the "NF NY" sculpture on Old Falls Street in Niagara Falls, a permanent exhibit that will offer a new visitor attraction for the 9.4 million people who visit Niagara Falls each year.
Stabbing incident in Niagara Falls
Tue, Jun 4th 2024 11:50 pm
At approximately 2:15 a.m. Saturday, June 1, Niagara Falls Police Department patrol responded to a report of an argument/disturbance at 1333 Vanderbilt Ave.
Orleans/Niagara BOCES Niagara Falls building trades class partners with Habitat for Humanity
Tue, Jun 4th 2024 07:00 am
Orleans/Niagara BOCES' adult building trades students recently helped to build a house in partnership with Habitat for Humanity in Niagara Falls.
Cody recognized for service to Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper
Mon, Jun 3rd 2024 04:55 pm
Dawn Cody of Wheatfield was honored with Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper's Volunteer of the Year Award at BNW's "Emerald Evening 35th Anniversary Gala" held May 21.
State Police to crackdown on speeding
Mon, Jun 3rd 2024 04:10 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the New York State Police will target speeding and aggressive drivers during a special weeklong traffic enforcement initiative. This year's "Speed Week" enforcement crackdown starts Monday, June 3, and runs through Sunday, June 9.
Niagara County Office for the Aging recognizes June as Elder Abuse Awareness with monthlong information campaign
Mon, Jun 3rd 2024 04:05 pm
The Niagara County Office for the Aging (OFA) is planning a monthlong information campaign as part of its efforts to raise awareness of elder abuse.

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