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NU men's hockey assists Jewish Family Services with refugee resettlement initiative
Fri, Apr 28th 2023 10:15 am
Members of Niagara University's men's hockey team spent a recent morning loading and unloading a truck filled with furniture that will be used to set up new homes for refugees resettling in Western New York through Jewish Family Services. The team connected with JFS through an ongoing initiative of Niagara University's Justice House program.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 28, 2023
Fri, Apr 28th 2023 09:50 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 28, 2023
Wild Kritters of Niagara County sets date for annual basket raffle fundraising event
Fri, Apr 28th 2023 08:55 am
Wild Kritters of Niagara County has set the date and location of for its annual basket raffle. The fundraiser is set for Sunday, June 4, at the 3F Conservation Club, 904 Swann Road, Youngstown. Tickets go on sale at noon, with the drawing beginning at 4 p.m.
SUNY chancellor recognizes local NCCC student
Fri, Apr 28th 2023 08:45 am
NCCC sophomore Gabrielle Kramer was one of 46 students across the state who were recognized with the Norman R. McConney, Jr. Award for Student Excellence. Presented by the State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor John B. King Jr., this award identifies the achievements of Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) students who are in pursuit of their associate and bachelor's degrees.
Election 2023: Sirianni seeks election to Town of Niagara highway superintendent position
Fri, Apr 28th 2023 07:00 am
Town of Niagara Councilman Richard Sirianni recently announced he is seeking the position of Town of Niagara highway superintendent, a position being vacated by incumbent Bob Herman.
32nd annual Liberty Drive Cleanup
Fri, Apr 28th 2023 07:00 am
The 32nd anniversary of the Liberty Drive Cleanup was held Saturday, April 22 (Earth Day). Coordinated by Wheatfield Councilman Larry Helwig, this was the largest group of Scouts attending the cleanup in the history of this event. More than 40 Cub Scouts and their families from Pack 824 in Cambria and Pack 833 in Wheatfield attended the cleanup on Liberty Drive.
Niagara County accepting applications for correction officer positions
Thu, Apr 27th 2023 07:55 pm
As Niagara County prepares to recruit its next round of correction officers, it is continuing to take part in a state pilot program, begun last year, which scores candidates on baseline criteria like training and experience, and eliminates the need to take a civil service exam. Niagara County is one of 40 counties participating in this effort.
Wegmans, American Heart Association team to save lives through CPR
Wed, Apr 26th 2023 09:35 am
The American Heart Association, the worldwide leader in resuscitation science and education, and Wegmans are adding lifesavers to the chain of survival by providing Hands-Only CPR education resources in the community.
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum announces access program for low-income families
Wed, Apr 26th 2023 09:35 am
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum announced it has joined "Museums for All," a signature access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Association of Children's Museums, to encourage people of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum-going habits.
NCCC Film & Animation Fest brings industry stars to WNY
Wed, Apr 26th 2023 07:00 am
The NCCC Film & Animation Festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at the college's Sanborn campus, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road. The event features film and animation screenings, workshops, music, movie trivia contests, exhibits, food and refreshments. Admission to the festival is free and open to the public.
Niagara Falls attorney pleads guilty for sexually assaulting 3 victims
Tue, Apr 25th 2023 04:40 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 30-year-old Nicholas D. D'Angelo of Niagara Falls pleaded guilty this afternoon before State Supreme Court Justice Debra Givens.
Special Olympics returned to Niagara University campus
Tue, Apr 25th 2023 02:40 pm
After three years, due to COVID-19 and renovations to its recreation center, Niagara University once again hosted the Special Olympics New York's Western Regional Basketball Tournament on its campus. The tournament took place Saturday, April 22, in the university's Kiernan Recreation Center.
Niagara County clerk issues final call for Purple Heart veterans to be included in August ceremony
Tue, Apr 25th 2023 02:40 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski said Niagara County will once again honor Purple Heart veterans by adding their name to county's Book of Honor at a ceremony to be held Sunday, Aug. 6. Jastrzemski said any Purple Heart veterans (or their family members) who are not currently in the book need to come forward by May 1 to be included in this year's ceremony.
EPIC receives $1.8 million to open family opportunity centers in 2 counties
Tue, Apr 25th 2023 02:40 pm
EPIC-Every Person Influences Children has received support from the Office of Children and Family Services Family Opportunity Center. EPIC was awarded $1.8 million in funding over the next three years to open centers in Niagara and Cattaraugus counties.
YMCA Buffalo Niagara to host Healthy Kids Day on April 29
Tue, Apr 25th 2023 02:40 pm
YMCA Buffalo Niagara will host its annual Healthy Kids Day from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, April 29, "encouraging families to take a moment to help kids be kids."
UPDATE: Niagara Falls Police Department responds to shooting; one now dead
Tue, Apr 25th 2023 08:40 am
At approximately 11:30 a.m. Monday morning, Niagara Falls police responded to a house in the 1300 block of Ashland Avenue for a report of a man shot.
Niagara USA Chamber to host ribbon-cutting for new auxiliary space in Niagara Falls
Mon, Apr 24th 2023 05:55 pm
As the countywide chamber of commerce, the Niagara USA Chamber is used to holding ribbon-cutting ceremonies for new companies. However, its next ribbon-cutting will be a little different, as it will cut the ribbon on its own new auxiliary business space.
WNY medical scholarships help keep doctors UB trains close to home
Mon, Apr 24th 2023 01:40 pm
Even before the pandemic, the nationwide physician shortage was looming; now, it's even more pronounced.
NORLIC awarded $1.4M grant by Housing Trust Fund
Mon, Apr 24th 2023 01:25 pm
The Niagara Orleans Regional Land Improvement Corp. (NORLIC) - often referred to as the Land Bank - has been awarded a $1.4 million grant by the New York State Housing Trust Fund Corp. and NYS Homes and Community Renewal. NORLIC had submitted an application for the competitive grant program earlier this year.
Women United baby supply drive continues, upcoming membership social set
Mon, Apr 24th 2023 10:10 am
Women United of Greater Niagara's baby supply drive is ongoing. Donations of baby bottles, bottle brushes, wipes, diapers, pacifiers, lotion, baby cereal, baby food, formula (Enfamil) and new baby clothes can be dropped off at the United Way of Greater Niagara office, located at 6420 Inducon Drive West, Suite B2, throughout the month.
Niagara Arts Guild spring show awards Best of Show
Mon, Apr 24th 2023 10:10 am
The spring show of the Niagara Arts Guild opened on Saturday with a surprise tie for Best of Show artwork: Maggie Eaton for her photograph, "The Yellow Cottage"; and Brady Zdrojewski, for his colored pencil painting "The Greeters: Hadrian's Wall Path."
Student persuades NCCC administration to adopt composting program
Mon, Apr 24th 2023 10:10 am
During the spring 2022 semester, several NCCC students from professor Marc Pietrzykowski's writing for STEM class completed a group research project about waste management at NCCC. Inspired, one of the group members, Meredith Preve, lifted the words from their paper and molded them into a new, hands-on project at the college.
Gabe Porto shares 'Memoirs of an Italian American' at NACC
Mon, Apr 24th 2023 09:35 am
The Niagara Arts and Cultural Center (1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls) is hosting a book signing by local author Gabriel (Gabe) Porto, who wrote "Memoirs of an Italian American." This event will take place from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, May 7. Use the red door entrance on Portage Road.
NCSO attempt to locate Ransomville man
Fri, Apr 21st 2023 04:20 pm
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is attempting to locate Sean R. Eskridge.
Niagara USA Chamber announces 2023 awardees for Chamber Honors
Fri, Apr 21st 2023 04:10 pm
The Niagara USA Chamber of Commerce has announced the 2023 slate of awardees for the Chamber Honors Awards.
Special Olympics returns to Niagara University campus
Fri, Apr 21st 2023 03:40 pm
After three years, due to COVID-19 and renovations to its recreation center, Niagara University will once again host the Special Olympics New York's Western Regional Basketball Tournament on its campus.
Niagara Arts Guild spring show opens
Fri, Apr 21st 2023 02:40 pm
The annual spring show of the Niagara Arts Guild opens at the Niagara History Center from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, April 22.
Niagara Falls Historic Preservation Society training
Fri, Apr 21st 2023 02:25 pm
The Niagara Falls Historic Preservation Society kicks off its new, seven-week tour guide training program on Saturday, May 6. The group will offer professional training and certification to individuals interested in becoming historical tour guides, chaperones, or reenactors.
Niagara County Youth Bureau seeking Governor's Youth Council representative
Fri, Apr 21st 2023 02:20 pm
The Niagara County Youth Bureau is seeking a new representative for the New York State Governor's Youth Council. The Youth Council is to be made up of 62 young people ages 13-21, one representing each county to be selected via a process outlined in the link below. In 2022, the council was represented by Vanessa Grant of Royalton.
Town of Niagara discusses solar projects, grants conditional approval to one on Niagara Falls Blvd.
Fri, Apr 21st 2023 11:00 am
A planned solar power facility in the Town of Niagara received a conditional approval to proceed Tuesday from the Niagara Town Board.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 21, 2023
Fri, Apr 21st 2023 09:50 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 21, 2023
Election 2023: James Abbondanza announces campaign for City Council seat
Fri, Apr 21st 2023 07:00 am
James Abbondanza (D) will seek a seat with the Niagara Falls City Council this election cycle. Abbondanza, who ran in 2021, is a vocal advocate for governmental transparency, financial responsibility, and quality of life issues for the people of Niagara Falls.
Wegmans make significant donation to Niagara University
Wed, Apr 19th 2023 09:30 am
Niagara University's Holzschuh College of Business Administration has received a $1.5 million gift from Wegmans Family Foundation to establish the Robert B. Wegman Endowed Director of Food Industry Innovation and Supply Chain Excellence.
NCSO sets public alert for farmers
Tue, Apr 18th 2023 06:15 pm
Law enforcement across the region was made aware of an animal activist meeting taking place on Saturday, April 15. The meeting was advertised on social media as a forum to encourage animal rescue. It further offers instruction on stages of animal rescue, researching of facilities and winning at trial. This group is actively recruiting individuals for this purpose.
Niagara County to participate in statewide high-visibility engagement campaign
Tue, Apr 18th 2023 06:15 pm
Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti announced Niagara County law enforcement agencies will participate in a special effort to bring awareness to the dangers of impaired driving. Law enforcement officers across New York state will take to the roads in a combined effort to stop impaired driving, prevent injuries and save lives. The statewide STOP-DWI high-visibility engagement campaign efforts start Thursday, April 20, and will end Friday, April 21.
Alberto Rey returns to Castellani after 28 years for 'Biological Regionalism: Niagara River, Western New York' exhibition
Tue, Apr 18th 2023 05:05 pm
Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will host two exhibition receptions celebrating "Biological Regionalism: Niagara River, Western New York" by Alberto Rey on Thursday, April 20, from 4-6 p.m. for CAM Members and the Niagara University community, and from 6-8 p.m. for the public.
CTE students enjoy career fair
Mon, Apr 17th 2023 11:05 am
Niagara Career and Technical Education Center students recently attended the Skilled Trades Career Fair at the Buffalo Bills Field House. The event was called "Be Your Own Hero."
NCCC welcomes community to open house and student showcase
Mon, Apr 17th 2023 09:55 am
For anyone considering a college education or workforce opportunity, make sure to add the following Niagara County Community College (NCCC) events to your calendar!
NFFD responds to Niagara Falls fire
Fri, Apr 14th 2023 05:25 pm
On Thursday, April 13, the Niagara Falls Fire Department responded to a fire at 2918 Weston Ave. The two-story home suffered heavy interior damage. Two occupants sustained burn injuries, but declined transport to the hospital.

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