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NSTA hosts electric school bus street fair in Niagara Falls on July 24
Fri, Jul 15th 2022 11:45 am
The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) will host an electric school bus street fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 24, on Old Falls Street in downtown Niagara Falls (between First and Third streets, next to the Sheraton). This event is sponsored by World Resources Institute (WRI) and includes participants Blue Bird, BYD Motors, IC Bus, Lion Electric and Micro Bird.
Amazon looking for NCIDA PILOT; improvements to Town of Niagara possible
Fri, Jul 15th 2022 06:55 am
What once looked like a long and arduous process bringing an Amazon warehouse to the Town of Niagara is now down to only a few remaining steps.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for July 15, 2022
Thu, Jul 14th 2022 09:40 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for July 15, 2022
Seventh annual Project Connect Niagara scheduled for July 20
Thu, Jul 14th 2022 08:45 pm
Project Connect Niagara, an event designed to connect those in need with critical services in a "one-stop" venue, will return from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, at Heart, Love & Soul Food Pantry and Dining Room in Niagara Falls. The event will be presented by Fidelis Care & Niagara's Choice Federal Credit Union.
Niagara Scenic Parkway travel advisory
Wed, Jul 13th 2022 01:05 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation announced sign replacement work would begin on a portion of Niagara Scenic Parkway in the City of Niagara Falls next week. As a result, lane closures will occur.
Niagara Falls Police Department investigating Pine Avenue homicide
Wed, Jul 13th 2022 01:00 pm
At 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, the Niagara Falls Police Department responded to the 900 block of Pine Avenue for a report of a person down. Upon arrival, officers located a 22-year-old man from Buffalo on the street and suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers initiated aid until Niagara Falls Fire Department and AMR arrived, at which time the victim was pronounced deceased.
Palace Theatre program to feature 'Buffalo Bill's Wild West'
Wed, Jul 13th 2022 12:35 pm
"Buffalo Bill's Wild West" and his Western New York connections will be the subject of the Niagara County Historical Society's program at the Historic Palace Theatre in Lockport. The event is set for 7 p.m. Monday, July 25, at 2 East Ave. It is free and open to the public.
Niagara County Suicide Prevention Coalition announces logo design contest
Tue, Jul 12th 2022 05:15 pm
The Niagara County Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services announced a logo design contest for the Niagara County Suicide Prevention Coalition (NCSPC).
Catholic Health now offering bloodwork scheduling through CH MyChart
Tue, Jul 12th 2022 05:10 pm
Catholic Health is now offering bloodwork scheduling by appointment at all 21 of its laboratory collection sites in Erie and Niagara counties. It said, "Making an appointment is quick and easy using the CH MyChart online patient portal. The portal is free and you can sign up from any computer, tablet or mobile device."
Niagara County History Center to present program on immigrants in history & today
Mon, Jul 11th 2022 12:35 pm
On Saturday, July 23, the Niagara County Historical Society, at 215 Niagara St., Lockport, will present the next installment in its "Other Voices" programs on Niagara's history. "Making Adjustments: Immigrants of the Past and Refugees of the Present" will be held at 11 a.m. in the History Center's meeting room.
Heart, Love & Soul hosting 17th annual recognition dinner
Mon, Jul 11th 2022 07:00 am
Heart, Love & Soul will hold its 17th annual recognition dinner at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 23 at Niagara University, with a plated dinner and live auction. The event is a celebration of the achievements of HLS, a hunger relief and social services nonprofit in Niagara Falls, as well as recognizing the organizations and people that have been instrumental in its success.
Niagara Falls Police investigating shooting outside 7-Eleven
Sat, Jul 9th 2022 05:20 pm
At approximately 5:15 a.m. Saturday, Niagara Falls Police Department officers responded to 15th Street and Pine Avenue for a report of a man shot. Upon arrival at 1504 Pine Ave., officers located a 28-year-old male suffering from numerous serious gunshot wounds, laying on the ground outside a 7-Eleven.
NCCC to host information nights
Fri, Jul 8th 2022 01:10 pm
Niagara County Community College will host a series of division specific informational nights this month to introduce prospective students to the programs and services available at the college. The events will consist of program presentations, classroom visits and a campus tour. Students will be able to check the status of their application, or apply if they have not yet done so.
TNT Chamber food drive
Fri, Jul 8th 2022 12:25 pm
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas is hosting a food drive to help support member food banks. Hours for nonperishable donations are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, and 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday, at 254 Sweeney St., North Tonawanda.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for July 8, 2022
Fri, Jul 8th 2022 11:15 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for July 8, 2022
Senior living 101: Biondi celebrates milestone birthday
Fri, Jul 8th 2022 10:25 am
Moderation, prayer and "making the best of every situation" have carried Howard Biondi through more than a century of life. A resident of Wheatfield Commons, a DePaul Senior Living Community in North Tonawanda, Howard recently celebrated his 101st birthday - one of his proudest accomplishments!
Golisano Medical Oncology Center receives QOPI accreditation
Tue, Jul 5th 2022 11:45 am
The Golisano Medical Oncology Center, a member site of the Roswell Park Care Network, has received Association for Clinical Oncology Quality Oncology Practice Initiative certification.
DEC announces release of draft Lake Ontario Atlantic salmon fisheries management plan
Tue, Jul 5th 2022 11:15 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos recently announced the release of a draft Lake Ontario Atlantic salmon fisheries management plan and is seeking public comment through Aug. 14.
Students learn robotics at Niagara University STEM Camp
Fri, Jul 1st 2022 10:20 pm
In the Niagara Falls Power Vista Visitors Center, robots maneuvered around obstacles, moved up and down ramps, threw balls through miniature basketball hoops, and scooped up orange disks that they then pushed across a grid. The demonstrations were part of the culminating event at Niagara University's Robotics Camp, which took place June 27-30.
Higgins & Tylec announce construction on project improving & expanding North Tonawanda trailways
Fri, Jul 1st 2022 10:20 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins joined City of North Tonawanda Mayor Austin Tylec to announce construction of a project that will improve and expand trailways in North Tonawanda and better connect the Niagara Riverwalk to the Empire State Trail. (See map.)
Higgins & Laurrie: Nearly $2.2M federal grant to improve & expand Head Start & Early Head Start
Fri, Jul 1st 2022 10:15 pm
Congressman Higgins and Niagara Falls City School District Superintendent Mark Laurrie announced a federal grant totaling $2,196,974 to continue and expand the school district's leadership of Head Start (HS) and Early Head Start (EHS) programming for young children in the City of Niagara Falls.
Northwest Bank welcomes North Tonawanda community to newly renovated Payne Avenue branch
Fri, Jul 1st 2022 01:30 pm
Northwest Bank recently held a grand reopening event for its Payne Avenue office in North Tonawanda. After over a year of remodeling to improve the customer experience, Meaghan Sowinski, Payne Avenue office manager, welcomed customers, business partners and Northwest Bank colleagues to a ribbon-cutting celebration with Mayor Austin Tylec.
New jazz festival to debut in Falls
Fri, Jul 1st 2022 12:35 pm
The Niagara Falls National Heritage Area and the Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Collective are announcing the first Niagara Falls Jazz Fest will take place from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, July 17, at Beloved Community Center (lawn), 1710 Calumet Ave., Niagara Falls.
New York state record for smallmouth bass broken by 8.6-pound catch on Cayuga Lake
Fri, Jul 1st 2022 12:35 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos recently announced a new state record for smallmouth bass was set June 15, opening day for bass harvest season. Thomas Russell Jr. of Albion reeled in an 8-pound, 6-ounce smallmouth bass from Cayuga Lake, Seneca County. Russell's bass surpassed the previous record by two ounces, a tie between fish caught on Lake Erie in 1995, and in the St. Lawrence River in 2016.
Banners installed for Town of Niagara 'Hometown Heroes'
Fri, Jul 1st 2022 11:00 am
With summer now underway, the Town of Niagara announced its annual "Hometown Heroes" project is in full swing, with banners installed on street poles and expected to remain to Veterans Day.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for July 1, 2022
Fri, Jul 1st 2022 09:15 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for July 1, 2022
Higgins: Border restrictions breaking US-Canada relationship & economies
Thu, Jun 30th 2022 09:20 am
Congressman Brian Higgins, who represents the cities of Buffalo and Niagara Falls, released the following statement in response to the Canadian government's notice it is extending current land border restrictions through at least the end of September.
Urbacon, Niagara Falls Redevelopment offer plan to develop $1.48B 'Niagara Digital Campus'
Tue, Jun 28th 2022 05:15 pm
Urbacon, a developer of commercial and industrial properties in Canada and the northern U.S., has teamed up with Niagara Falls Redevelopment (NFR) to announce a "landmark partnership" to develop the "Niagara Digital Campus" - what it calls "an innovative, $1.48 billion technology and data hub that will bring thousands of jobs and cutting-edge technological infrastructure to the City of Niagara Falls."
Bob Weaver technician No. 1 in the nation
Tue, Jun 28th 2022 05:10 pm
Yamaha Motor Corp. U.S.A. recently selected its top six outstanding motorsports technicians, taken from over a hundred applicants. These individuals were chosen based on Yamaha technical training gold certification scores, and went to Atlanta to compete.
P3 Center kicks off 'Baby Bundle' initiative
Tue, Jun 28th 2022 10:25 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's P3 Center for Teens, Moms and Kids has been awarded New York state grant-funding to provide "Baby Bundle" new parent kits to Niagara County families after they have given birth.
ON BOCES students bring home medals from National SkillsUSA
Tue, Jun 28th 2022 10:20 am
Orleans/Niagara BOCES could not be prouder of all of their students who competed at the National SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference in Atlanta. More than 6,500 outstanding career and technical education students - all contest winners - competed in 108 different trade, technical and leadership fields.
Ortt announces revolving loan fund for Niagara County
Mon, Jun 27th 2022 05:20 pm
Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt on Monday announced that, with the help of federal representatives, Niagara County has been awarded the Revolving Loan Fund of $3.9 million. These monies will help fund the clean-up process of brownfield projects, ranging from cleaning buildings with asbestos or lead contamination, to assessing and cleaning abandoned properties.
Structure fire in Town of Niagara
Mon, Jun 27th 2022 05:20 pm
On June 24, at 10:23 p.m., the Niagara County Sheriff's Office Communications Center received several 911 calls reporting a structure fire at an apartment building located at 3143 Bellreng Drive in the Town of Niagara.
YWCA slates 49 Tremont development opening ceremony
Mon, Jun 27th 2022 10:45 am
The YWCA of the Niagara Frontier will celebrate the opening of its housing development, at 49 Tremont St., with a 1 p.m. ribbon-cutting July 14 in North Tonawanda.
Falls crews working to fix water main break
Mon, Jun 27th 2022 09:55 am
On Sunday morning, the Office of City of Niagara Falls Mayor Robert Restaino announced a 20-inch water main break at James Avenue and Hyde Park Boulevard. The Niagara Falls Water Board reported lower water pressure in the DeVeaux area due to the size of the break. Crews were on site for repair. A picture of the split in water main is shown above.
Niagara University to create academic innovation hub at First Congregational Church in Falls
Fri, Jun 24th 2022 03:50 pm
The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, announced that the university is in the process of purchasing the First Congregational Church, at 822 Cleveland Ave., in the bridge district of Niagara Falls.
Niagara County Department of Health reports rabid raccoon in Town of Niagara
Fri, Jun 24th 2022 03:50 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health confirmed a rabid raccoon on Dell Drive in the Town of Niagara on Thursday.
Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center presents dinner & tour in celebration of Juneteenth
Fri, Jun 24th 2022 03:20 pm
From 5:30-8 p.m. Saturday, June 25, the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center is hosting dinner and a tour to celebrate Juneteenth.
'I don't feel safe anymore': Niagara residents, leaders continue battles over Amazon warehouse proposal
Fri, Jun 24th 2022 10:25 am
Traffic concerns continued to dominate the conversation Tuesday, as residents and Town of Niagara elected officials butted heads over the proposed Amazon warehouse that could be a financial windfall for the town.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for June 24, 2022
Fri, Jun 24th 2022 08:55 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for June 24, 2022
 

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