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Aquarium of Niagara: Stryker the harbor seal predicts cold winter in WNY
Fri, Nov 3rd 2023 03:40 pm
For the fourth year in a row, the Aquarium of Niagara teamed up with local full-service energy company NOCO to deliver this year's winter weather outlook with a unique weather prognosticator, Stryker the harbor seal. According to Stryker's prediction today, Western New Yorkers can expect a cold winter.
Catholic Health offers free lung cancer screening at multiple sites throughout WNY
Fri, Nov 3rd 2023 02:50 pm
Lung cancer is the deadliest cancer in the United States. Since lung tissue has no nerves, people often do not experience pain or symptoms until the cancer has reached an advanced stage. However, if lung cancer is diagnosed at an early stage, the cure rate can be as high as 92%. That's why adults who are at high risk for lung cancer should undergo an annual lung cancer screening, which includes a low-dose CT scan.
Higgins: More than $3 million for local law enforcement and public safety
Fri, Nov 3rd 2023 02:40 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced federal grants totaling $3,134,976 awarded to local law enforcement agencies across Western New York.
Orleans/Niagara BOCES' CTE students inducted into National Technical Honor Society
Fri, Nov 3rd 2023 02:40 pm
Congratulations to the students from the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center, who were recently inducted into the National Technical Honor Society. Out of all the high school students in the U.S., the National Technical Honor Society students who receive this honor comprise 1.6% of that population.
Vortex VR holds official grand-opening celebration
Fri, Nov 3rd 2023 11:00 am
Niagara Falls has a new hub for locals and tourists alike. Vortex VR Arcade, located on the third floor of the One Niagara Welcome Center at 360 Rainbow Blvd., held its grand opening Sunday with a Halloween party. As part of the opening ceremony, Mayor Robert Restaino cut the ribbon, officially opening the facility.
Wheatfield sets Nov. 6 public hearing on town budget
Fri, Nov 3rd 2023 11:00 am
The Town of Wheatfield will hold a public hearing on its 2024 preliminary budget at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6, at Town Hall.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Nov. 3, 2023
Fri, Nov 3rd 2023 07:00 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Nov. 3, 2023
Community Foundation: information sessions, deadline for Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds application process
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 06:25 pm
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo will begin accepting applications for the 2024 Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds competitive grant process on Nov. 6. The deadline to apply is 4 p.m. Dec. 1.
Niagara County Department of Health seeks residents to participate in public health preparedness access and functional needs exercise
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 05:40 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health will be conducting an exercise to help practice and ensure readiness for the next public health emergency. The exercise is scheduled for 3-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, at Doris W. Jones Family Resource Building, 3001 Ninth St., Niagara Falls.
Niagara Hospice celebrates National Hospice & Palliative Care Month with upcoming events
Tue, Oct 31st 2023 01:40 pm
November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month - and a time to raise awareness about the specialized, expert care Niagara Hospice provides to individuals with life-limiting illness. In recognizing the month, the nonprofit organization has events planned for November.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center appoints Scott as director of education
Tue, Oct 31st 2023 01:40 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced Tiffany Scott, R.N., is its newly appointed director of education.
NT teacher, colleagues, Great Lakes literacy specialist will share shipboard science lessons at Science Teachers Conference
Mon, Oct 30th 2023 03:45 pm
New York Sea Grant announced Great Lakes literacy specialist Nate Drag and teachers from the North Tonawanda, Palmyra-Macedon and Horseheads school districts who participated in the shipboard science workshop aboard the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Research Vessel (R/V) Lake Guardian on Lake Ontario in 2023 will speak at the Nov. 3-6 Science Teachers Association of New York State Conference in Syracuse.
Niagara County: Guilty verdict in murder case
Mon, Oct 30th 2023 03:30 pm
Niagara County District Attorney Brian D. Seaman announced a Niagara County jury returned a guilty verdict in the murder case against Shaquan Gibson, age 49, of Niagara Falls this morning.
'Art of Fashion' returns to the NACC
Mon, Oct 30th 2023 01:10 pm
The fourth annual "Art of Fashion" design competition and runway show returns to the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, at 7 p.m. Nov. 11, with what organizers called "Incredible couture creations by 36 local designers ... worn by over 80 models on the NACC's Grand Theatre stage."
Support available for New York state's Indigenous peoples to quit commercial tobacco
Mon, Oct 30th 2023 11:05 am
This November, during Native American Heritage Month, communities throughout New York state will celebrate the culture and traditions of Indigenous peoples. Yet, a disproportionate number of those from Native Nations experience adverse health resulting from commercial tobacco use. Specialists with the New York State Smokers' Quitline are ready to assist members of Native Nations and all who live throughout the state with free and confidential resources to quit.
'LiveNF Makers Market' includes launch of scholarship
Mon, Oct 30th 2023 07:00 am
The "LiveNF Makers Market," presented by the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area, returns on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 25, as part of Jingle Falls USA.
Photos: Mega meat & basket raffle benefits Francis Center
Sat, Oct 28th 2023 01:00 pm
Town of Niagara Active Hose was the scene of a mega meat and basket raffle to benefit Francis Center, a ministry of the Sisters of St. Francis at Stella Niagara. More than $3,000 worth of beef, pork, chicken and fish was up for grabs at the mid-October event, in addition to dozens of themed baskets.
Ortt awards Liam Lynch with New York State Senate Commendation Award
Fri, Oct 27th 2023 02:30 pm
On Friday, New York State Senate Minority Leader Rob Ortt presented the New York State Senate Commendation Award to 10-year-old Liam Lynch from North Tonawanda.
Registration now open for household hazardous waste collection event in NT
Fri, Oct 27th 2023 11:40 am
Niagara County Legislator Randy Bradt announced registration is now open for the county's next household hazardous waste (HHW) collection event, which will be held Saturday, Nov. 4, in North Tonawanda. The county will also be offering paper shredding. The event is open to all Niagara County residents, but people must register in advance.
Como Restaurant sale marks end of an era
Fri, Oct 27th 2023 11:00 am
It was an hour before opening Wednesday when Dominic Colucci arrived at the main dining room of the Como Restaurant and the phone was already ringing. As soon as he hung up from that call, the phone rang again. And again.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Oct. 27, 2023
Fri, Oct 27th 2023 07:00 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Oct. 27, 2023
St. Johnsburg Volunteer Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary marks 70 years
Fri, Oct 27th 2023 07:00 am
On Saturday, the St. Johnsburg Volunteer Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary celebrated its 70th anniversary at the firehall on Ward and Krueger roads.
Das Haus receives quilt donation
Fri, Oct 27th 2023 07:00 am
The Das Haus, Einhaus und Der Stall German Heritage Museum recently received a quilt of Das Haus.
All of Our Relations' exhibition celebrates Native American Heritage Month at Carnegie Art Center
Thu, Oct 26th 2023 08:35 pm
The Carnegie Art Center announced "All of Our Relations," a month-long celebration in honor of Native American Heritage Month, featuring the rich cultural heritage of the Seneca and Tuscarora nations. This event will take place from Nov. 1-29 at the Carnegie Art Center, 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda.
Niagara University Sabres Scholars begin one-of-a-kind educational experience
Thu, Oct 26th 2023 08:35 pm
Ten students in Niagara University's College of Hospitality, Sport, and Tourism Management are beginning a unique four-year program that will give them special access and opportunities in the field of professional sports with one of the leaders in the industry.
U.S. News & World Report: Catholic Health hospitals 'High Performing' in key specialty services
Thu, Oct 26th 2023 08:35 pm
U.S. News & World Report, a leader in hospital rankings and consumer advice, has named three Catholic Health hospitals "High Performing" in the Buffalo Region for 2023-24 in every one of its key medical specialties:
History Center to hold Veterans Day children's program
Thu, Oct 26th 2023 08:30 pm
The Niagara History Center will hold a school holiday Veterans Day program for children ages 7-11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10.
NFMMC: Hospital leading Niagara County in preparation for Medicaid doulas
Thu, Oct 26th 2023 08:30 pm
"Everyone should have a doula," noted one mother who birthed with a doula from the Every Woman & Child Counts project.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center appoints Brigante as director of intermediate care unit
Wed, Oct 25th 2023 05:55 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced the appointment of Mary Brigante, MS, BSN, R.N., as the director of the intermediate care unit.
Kids in your home? Know your risks of lead poisoning
Wed, Oct 25th 2023 05:55 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health lead poisoning prevention programs encourage everyone with a young child in their home to know their risks of lead poisoning and get children tested for lead at age 1 year and age 2 years.
Niagara Falls: Behrens pleads guilty to series of crimes
Wed, Oct 25th 2023 11:30 am
Niagara County District Attorney Brian D. Seaman announced 22-year-old Gabriel Behrens of Niagara Falls, after pleading guilty to a series of crimes occurring in the Falls in 2022 and 2023, was sentenced.
Niagara County DPW conducting survey work on Upper Mountain Road
Wed, Oct 25th 2023 11:00 am
The Niagara County Department of Public Works announced KHEOPS Architecture, Engineering & Survey, DPC, will perform land surveying for a future infrastructure improvement project along Upper Mountain Road, between Lockport Junction Road and Route 31. Survey crews may be present any time between now and Nov. 30 during normal weekday business hours.
Niagara Falls Public Library continues 'Monday Evening Talk Series'
Tue, Oct 24th 2023 02:50 pm
The local history department at the Niagara Falls Public Library will continue its "Monday Evening Talk Series," featuring speakers and institutions across Niagara Falls. These talks will be held at the Niagara Falls Public Library, LaSalle Branch, and are sponsored by the Friends of the Niagara Falls Public Library.
Justice Department awards more than $16 million to support criminal justice initiatives in Western District of New York
Mon, Oct 23rd 2023 02:00 pm
U.S. Attorney Trini E. Ross announced the Justice Department has awarded grant funding to 26 municipalities, school districts and human service organizations totaling $16,440,491 to support criminal justice initiatives across the Western District of New York.
DEC announces availability of Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant funding
Mon, Oct 23rd 2023 01:55 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is now accepting applications for $976,622 in Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant funding to help rural fire departments protect public safety and natural resources. The application deadline is Nov. 15.
Tops to honor US veterans & active military with 11% discount this Veterans Day
Mon, Oct 23rd 2023 12:45 pm
Tops Friendly Markets will once again offer military personnel and their immediate families an 11% discount off of their grocery bill this Veterans Day. This marks the 11th year Tops has been extending this discount to military personnel and their families. Since its inception, the Veterans Day discount has saved veterans and their families more than $781,000.
Niagara Pride launches new initiative with focus on helping local communities
Mon, Oct 23rd 2023 12:45 pm
Niagara Pride is calling on local LGBTQ+ providers and community organizations to be part of the #WNYPrideNetworkForSocialGood. This Niagara Pride initiative will focus on ways LGBTQ+ organizations can unite to build bridges with other groups and agencies in order to improve Western New York.
Niagara Regional Theatre Guild announces new show
Mon, Oct 23rd 2023 12:45 pm
The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild will present what it called a heartwarming, romantic comedy musical, "The Baker's Wife," Nov. 3-19 at the Ellicott Creek Playhouse, 550 Ellicott Creek, Tonawanda.
Shooting in City of Niagara Falls
Sat, Oct 21st 2023 05:30 pm
Shortly before 8 p.m. last night, in the 1100 block of 19th Street, a 26-year-old male suffered a gunshot wound to his arm and midsection. He was brought to NFMMC and then transported to ECMC for non-life-threatening injuries.
NYS: $49 million in state funding for airports
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 06:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced 36 public-use airports across New York will receive approximately $49 million for strategic infrastructure enhancements that, her team said, "will enhance safety, facilitate innovation, leverage existing resources, advance business development, and promote sustainability and resiliency."

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