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Niagara County declares April 'Donate Life Month'
Mon, Apr 3rd 2023 04:30 pm
The Niagara County Legislature passed a proclamation declaring April "Donate Life Month," as part of the annual nationwide campaign. Throughout the month, those who have saved lives through the gift of a donation are honored, and others are encouraged to consider registering as organ, eye and tissue donors.
Community impacts lives at Niagara Gospel Mission
Mon, Apr 3rd 2023 10:00 am
Niagara Gospel Mission, 1317 Portage Road in Niagara Falls, has had a huge impact on the people of Niagara Falls, and wants to thank the community for making it possible.
Niagara Arts Guild president describes role of art director for musicals on April 14
Mon, Apr 3rd 2023 09:55 am
Niagara Arts Guild President Kim Christy will speak on the job of the art director for plays and musical shows at the organization's monthly meeting Friday, April 14. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Dale Association, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. Artists and art lovers are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served.
'Road Rally' to benefit Niagara County Historical Society
Mon, Apr 3rd 2023 07:00 am
The Niagara County Historical Society will hold its second annual "Road Rally" on June 3. The event is a fundraiser to benefit the Historical Society, and is sponsored by Crosby's.
NHL Hall of Famer and Buffalo Sabres great Pat LaFontaine teams with Niagara University for Sports Summit
Sat, Apr 1st 2023 07:00 am
Pat LaFontaine grew up loving the game of hockey, as he played on backyard rinks in his hometown of Waterford, Michigan.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announces 2023 board appointments
Fri, Mar 31st 2023 03:45 pm
The Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center board of directors confirmed its 2023 slate of officers and reelected four incumbent members to the board at its annual meeting on Monday.
Niagara University shows 'Power of Our Voice' to end gender-based violence
Fri, Mar 31st 2023 01:35 pm
Hundreds of Niagara University students, faculty and staff were joined by members of the community on March 30 to "Take Back the Night." The annual event, now in its sixth year, aims to end gender-based violence in all forms, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
UPDATED: NCSO service outage
Fri, Mar 31st 2023 12:00 pm
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office communications division is experiencing an intermittent service outage with the administrative non-emergency phone lines.
Higgins announces $250,000 for Niagara Falls Airport
Fri, Mar 31st 2023 11:55 am
Congressman Brian Higgins announced $250,000 in new federal funding through the "Bipartisan Infrastructure Law" for the Niagara Falls International Airport. The local airport is among just 33 projects receiving an award through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Contract Tower Competitive Grant Program.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for March 31, 2023
Fri, Mar 31st 2023 11:30 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for March 31, 2023
NYATEP introduces inaugural Buffalo & Niagara Falls Workforce Leadership Academy fellows
Fri, Mar 31st 2023 10:45 am
The New York Association for Training and Employment Professionals (NYATEP) introduced the inaugural class of a new program designed to improve local economic mobility and workforce development efforts, while presenting innovative solutions to the challenges faced by workers and businesses.
NCSO: Traffic safety is public safety
Fri, Mar 31st 2023 10:40 am
I have heard many times from individuals that traffic enforcement is thought of as a revenue generator or unnecessary. My hope in this column is to offer a perspective on traffic enforcement that shows you the need for this function of law enforcement. Traffic enforcement can save lives, reduce traffic collisions, have positive impacts on the community, and offer crime reduction.
NIMAC scholarship applications available
Fri, Mar 31st 2023 10:30 am
The Niagara Military Affairs Council (NIMAC) is accepting applications for the Merrell Lane Memorial Aviation Scholarship. The award is presented to an enlisted member assigned to the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station (NFARS) in pursuit of an aviation-related career.
NT: 'We all can play a part in supporting strong and thriving families'
Fri, Mar 31st 2023 10:05 am
This month and throughout the year, the Erie Niagara Sunrise Exchange Club encourages all individuals and organizations to play a role in making the Tonawandas a better place for children and families. By ensuring that parents have the knowledge, skills and resources they need to care for their children, we can help prevent child abuse and neglect by creating strong and thriving children, youth and families in our communities.
Niagara County offering free chronic disease self-management workshop
Fri, Mar 31st 2023 07:00 am
Do you have an ongoing health condition? If you have a chronic illness such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, arthritis or chronic anxiety, please join us for a free chronic disease self-management program (CDSMP) workshop series, beginning Friday, April 14, from 9-11:30 a.m. at The Dale Association, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. The workshop runs for six weeks on Fridays.
Niagara County Youth Bureau accepting applications for Summer Food Service Program
Thu, Mar 30th 2023 09:10 pm
The Niagara County Youth Bureau will return as a sponsor for the 2023 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). This program ensures that children who are economically disadvantaged continue to receive nutritious meals during summer vacation. Meals are comparable to the National School Breakfast and National School Lunch Programs (NSBP and NSLP, respectively) throughout the school year.
Niagara Falls: Restaino launches security camera rebate program to include local not-for-profits organizations
Thu, Mar 30th 2023 09:05 pm
In an effort to help local business owners and not-for-profit organizations increase security at their property, Mayor Robert Restaino has launched a security camera rebate program to now include local not-for-profit incorporated organizations.
New York Farm Bureau members rank second in country for farmer food donations
Thu, Mar 30th 2023 08:40 pm
New York Farm Bureau members donated nearly 6.4 million pounds of food to regional foodbanks across the state last year through the "Harvest for All" program.
Ramadhan Iftaar Dinner to be held at Ahmadiyya Muslim Community's Masjid Mahdi in Niagara Falls
Thu, Mar 30th 2023 08:40 pm
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is hosting a Ramadhan Iftaar Dinner at its Masjid Mahdi located at 9610 Colvin Blvd., Niagara Falls, at 6 p.m. April 1. The event is open to the public, and everyone is welcome to attend.
Community Missions celebrates 26th annual 'Sweetheart Dinner'
Thu, Mar 30th 2023 07:00 am
Community Missions will hold its 26th annual "Sweetheart Dinner," presented by United Healthcare, on Friday, March 31, at Sheraton Niagara Falls. The event will benefit the agency's crisis services, including the community soup kitchen, food pantry, clothes closet and emergency housing shelter, and will feature more than 100 baskets, silent auction items, fun and games.
Beechwood resident turns 111!
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:55 pm
Celestine Siemankowski Bowman Szemenciak (Sally), a resident at Beechwood Continuing Care, will celebrate her 111th birthday on April 5. There will be a special birthday celebration at Beechwood, located at 2235 Millersport Highway, with her family on Sunday, April 2, and then amongst her friends at Beechwood on Wednesday, April 5.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center shines light on maternal health disparities with UPLIFTING Black Maternal Health event
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:55 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's P3 Center will host UPLIFTING Black Maternal Health from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, at the Niagara Falls Train Station, 825 Depot Ave. This event is designed to recognize Black Maternal Health Week. Organizers said it aims to raise awareness about the disproportionate maternal health disparities affecting Black mothers.
Niagara County clerks says US government taking longer to process passport applications
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:50 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski on Wednesday warned travelers in need of a passport that the U.S. Department of State is taking longer to process passport applications. Jastrzemski said routine processing will now take 10-13 weeks, and expedited processing - which costs an additional $60 - will take seven to nine weeks.
Hochul issues proclamation honoring Vietnam veterans and families for service & sacrifice
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul issued a proclamation declaring March 29, 2023, as Vietnam Veterans Day.
Old Falls Street USA rebrands under Destination Niagara USA
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:45 pm
Old Falls Street USA has rebranded to more closely mirror the brand of Destination Niagara USA, the official destination marketing organization for Niagara County.
Women United to host annual baby supply drive, membership social
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:40 pm
Women United of Greater Niagara will officially begin its annual baby supply drive on Saturday, April 1. 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.
Bridge Niagara Foundation begins at Naz716
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 09:25 am
Nasreen Akhtar and Anas Mangla, the owners of successful businesses Naz716 and Aero Transportation, have announced the launch of a new nonprofit organization called Bridge Niagara Foundation. The organization aims to bridge the gap between marginalized communities and the resources they need to thrive.
New York state announces two grant opportunities to help farmers combat climate change and protect water quality
Tue, Mar 28th 2023 04:05 pm
New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Commissioner Richard A. Ball announced two grant opportunities totaling $28.5 million for projects intended to help New York's farmers reduce greenhouse gas emissions, mitigate water and soil quality concerns, and increase on-farm resiliency to climate change.
WorkSourceOne Clothes Closet ready to help jobseekers look their best
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 02:50 pm
Niagara County's WorkSourceOne - focused on employment, reemployment and recruitment assistance - today reminded residents that it operates a "clothes closet" full of free professional clothing to help jobseekers with interview preparation and career wear.
UB receives $500,000 Mellon Foundation grant to develop Haudenosaunee Archive, Resource and Knowledge Portal
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 02:15 pm
The University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences has received a $500,000 grant from the Mellon Foundation to support the implementation of an indispensable community-driven digital resource for the collection, preservation and dissemination of Indigenous research, teaching and learning.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center names Marisa Prokop administrator of Schoellkopf Health Center
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 11:20 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced the appointment of Marisa E. Prokop, LNHA, MHA, BSW, as the new administrator of its Schoellkopf Health Center.
DEC announces New York's trout harvest opens April 1
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:40 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the April 1 start of the spring trout fishing season, which provides excellent angling opportunities thanks to DEC's extensive stocking program and wild trout fisheries. DEC stocks nearly 1.9 million trout in waters statewide, beginning in March and lasting until early June.
Federation of Historical Societies to hold public history program
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 07:00 am
The Niagara County Federation of Historical Societies invites the public to attend its annual congress at the Sanborn Farm Museum, 2660 Saunders Settlement Road in Sanborn. The event is scheduled for 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. April 29. It will feature three speakers plus lunch catered by Hoover Dairy. The cost is $30.
Wilson & Niagara Wheatfield hold active-shooter training drills
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 02:45 pm
On the Superintendent's Conference Day on March 17, the Wilson Central School District and Niagara Wheatfield Central School District hosted emergency training and active shooter drills at Wilson Middle School/High School and the Niagara Wheatfield High School and Middle School.
Niagara County extends bed tax agreement with Destination Niagara
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 01:30 pm
The Niagara County Legislature this week voted to extend its agreement with Destination Niagara USA (formerly known as the Niagara Tourism and Convention Corporation) for another three years. Destination Niagara USA is the official destination marketing organization for Niagara County.
NFPD recovers drugs, gun, cash
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 10:45 am
On Thursday, members of the Niagara Falls Police Department narcotics intelligence division conducted a search warrant in the 4000 block of Hyde Park Boulevard. Narcotics detectives located a handgun reported stolen from out of state, plus 47 grams of fentanyl, 91 grams of cocaine, 24 suboxone strips, pills and a large amount of cash.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for March 24, 2023
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 10:00 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for March 24, 2023
How to 'un-ruff' your life as a pet parent
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 09:50 am
Do you have any of these problems with your dog?
Gliding Stars to showcase talents of local skaters
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 09:40 am
The Gliding Stars of Western New York invites residents to experience its annual ice show, "Skating Across Land and Sea!" The event will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at the Northtown Center at Amherst, 1615 Manor Drive in Williamsville.
Town of Niagara upgrading security
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 09:30 am
The Niagara Town Board approved spending more than $16,000 to upgrade security at multiple facilities, according to the town's interim police chief.

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