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Niagara Falls travel advisory
Tue, May 10th 2022 04:50 pm
There will be no parking on South 87th Street, from Buffalo Avenue to the dead end, between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Department of Public Works crews will be repaving the street. Also, driveways will be inaccessible for a short time after the process.
Local high school softball teams support Mental Health Association in Niagara County
Tue, May 10th 2022 04:30 pm
The Niagara Wheatfield High School and Lockport High School softball teams conducted a fundraiser during the month of April, selling cards for $1 apiece, with proceeds going to the Mental Health Association in Niagara County in recognition of May's Mental Health Awareness Month. More than $1,400 was raised through the card sales to support programming and services for those living with a mental health diagnosis in Niagara County.
Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo announces grant awards from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. legacy funds
Tue, May 10th 2022 09:45 am
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo announced 94 Western New York organizations received nearly $2 million in grant awards from endowment funds created to carry on the legacy of Ralph C. Wilson Jr.
Women United of Greater Niagara donates goods to centers for local mothers & babies
Mon, May 9th 2022 04:55 pm
Women United of Greater Niagara's drive to benefit the women and children of Niagara County has officially wrapped up for the year.
Suicide prevention event in recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month
Mon, May 9th 2022 04:50 pm
The Mental Health Association in Niagara County, the Niagara County Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, the Suicide Prevention Center of New York, Colonial Heights Free Methodist Church, and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention are sponsoring "Planting Seeds of Hope" in recognition of May being Mental Health Awareness Month.
City of Niagara Falls traveler advisory
Mon, May 9th 2022 04:30 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation announced bridge joint repair will begin on a portion of Interstate 190 over Girard Avenue in the City of Niagara Falls. As a result, lane closures will occur.
Program to feature 'Reflections of a Vietnam Veteran's Homecoming'
Mon, May 9th 2022 10:45 am
On Saturday, May 21, well-known veteran Edward "Ted" Jackson will speak on his experience returning home from Vietnam in 1969 - and contrast it with veterans' homecomings from past conflicts, including the Civil War, World War I and World War II.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for May 6, 2022
Fri, May 6th 2022 11:30 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for May 6, 2022
Niagara County Democrats to honor North Tonawanda Mayor Tylec
Fri, May 6th 2022 10:05 am
The Niagara County Democratic Party announced will honor Austin J. Tylec, mayor of the City of North Tonawanda, as its 2022 Democrat of the Year. The program will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at the Gratwick Hose fire hall in North Tonawanda.
'Music Mania Mondays' returns June 27
Fri, May 6th 2022 10:05 am
The Town of Niagara announced that its popular "Music Mania Monday" concert series begins its eighth season Monday, June 27, at the Veterans Memorial Community Park on Lockport Road.
NT History Museum honoring veterans
Fri, May 6th 2022 09:50 am
North Tonawanda's History Museum announces upcoming events honoring veterans who served in Vietnam (7 p.m., May 10) and World War II (7 p.m. May 24). Activities will take place at 712 Oliver St., North Tonawanda.
Celebrate Pride Month by attending 'Spring Into Pride'
Fri, May 6th 2022 09:30 am
The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens and Niagara Pride invite readers to attend "Spring Into Pride," a brand-new event to welcome Pride Month and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community.
Niagara University receives $10 million gift from Jeff & Mary Helen Holzschuh
Wed, May 4th 2022 06:15 pm
Niagara University announced that Jeff and Mary Helen Holzschuh have pledged a gift of $10 million to the university. In recognition of the gift, the university will rename the college of business to the Holzschuh College of Business Administration. With this generous gift, Jeff and Mary Helen become the largest benefactors in the history of the university.
NRCA to meet
Wed, May 4th 2022 02:25 pm
The Niagara Region Construction Alliance will hold a member meeting and dinner at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, at Hideaway Grille, 399 Division St., North Tonawanda.
Catholic Charities receives $60,000 in donations from Amerigroup
Wed, May 4th 2022 09:55 am
Catholic Charities of Buffalo is the recipient of recent donations totaling $60,000 from Amerigroup, a partner of Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York.
Niagara Arts Guild names Best of Show at spring exhibit
Wed, May 4th 2022 09:50 am
Katherine Kepner won Best of Show for her painting, "North Carolina Marsh," at the Saturday opening of the Niagara Arts Guild spring 2022 show and sale.
NCSO Explorer Post advisers recognized
Tue, May 3rd 2022 01:55 pm
Niagara County Sheriff's Office Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti recently announced Capt. Matthew Grainge and Lt. Daniel Zimmerman were recognized by the National Sheriffs' Association as the Explorer Post Advisors of the Year for 2022. Grainge and Zimmerman have been advisers to NCSO Explorer Post 2911 since 2016.
Andres says warehouse proposal should be approved
Tue, May 3rd 2022 12:35 pm
Niagara County Legislator Rich Andres, chairman of the county's Economic Development Committee, on Tuesday said the proposed site for the new warehouse project (of which Amazon is the potential tenant) was deemed shovel-ready by Empire State Development a decade ago and, as such, the project absolutely needs to be approved if the county wants to maintain credibility with national and international site selectors.
Pontoon removal at Niagara Falls
Tue, May 3rd 2022 12:25 pm
Over the next day or so, New York's Army National Guard is using a CH-47F Chinook heavy lift helicopter to remove a pontoon from a portion of the New York Power Authority's "ice boom" at Niagara Falls. The New York State Park Police is teaming with U.S. Army aviators from the New York Army National Guard's Detachment 1, Company "B" 3rd Battalion on the operation, which began Tuesday morning.
Niagara Falls Police Department investigating two shootings, one fatal
Tue, May 3rd 2022 08:45 am
At approximately 4:21 p.m. Monday, May 2, the Niagara Falls Police Department responded to a report of a shots fired and a man down in the 700 block of Pine Avenue.
Pair of shootings in Niagara Falls
Mon, May 2nd 2022 08:30 pm
The Niagara Falls Police Department is investigating two shootings that happened Monday afternoon.
New building at NCCC to house Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy
Mon, May 2nd 2022 05:15 pm
A new training facility for the Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy will be built on the Sanborn campus of Niagara County Community College. An estimated $2.27 million for the building was appropriated in the SUNY building fund adopted by the state budget passage a few weeks ago.
Motorcyclist killed in Niagara Falls Boulevard crash
Mon, May 2nd 2022 04:15 pm
On April 30 at approximately 8:15 p.m., the Niagara Falls Police Department Crash Management Unit responded to the intersection of 71st Street and Niagara Falls Boulevard to investigate a crash between a vehicle and a motorcycle.
Traveler advisory: Intersection closure expected on Niagara Falls Boulevard at Erie & and Shawnee in NT
Mon, May 2nd 2022 10:55 am
The New York State Department of Transportation advised motorists the intersection of Niagara Falls Boulevard (U.S. Route 62) at Erie Avenue and Shawnee Road (State Route 425) in the City of North Tonawanda will be closed to traffic beginning at 6 a.m. Monday, May 9.
Evan Wright appointed community & academic engagement manager at Castellani Art Museum
Mon, May 2nd 2022 09:50 am
Evan Wright is the new community and academic engagement manager of the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University. Using the CAM's distinguished art collection and unique folk arts program, Wright will design and manage public events and opportunities for various audiences that range from local schools, families, young adults and seniors, along with Niagara University faculty, students and staff.
DEC reminds anglers of special fishing regulations in effect for upcoming fishing seasons
Mon, May 2nd 2022 09:50 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation on Saturday reminded anglers to always consult the fishing regulations guide to ensure they are complying with the seasonal restrictions and waterbody-specific rules before heading out onto the water.
County DA at 'Coffee with Chris'
Mon, May 2nd 2022 09:45 am
Niagara County District Attorney Brian Seaman will join Niagara County Legislator Chris Voccio at "Coffee with Chris" at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 14.
Tops reminds community of pharmaceutical drop-off locations during 21st annual National Drug Take Back Day
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 06:20 pm
Saturday, April 30, marks the 21st annual National Drug Take Back Day, hosted by the Drug Enforcement Administration.
Niagara Falls shines red for 'Future of Travel'
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 03:00 pm
On Monday, May 2, from 10-10:15 p.m., Niagara Falls will be illuminated red in support of National Travel and Tourism Week, May 1-7.
Restaino: ARP funding to NFPD, NFFD, local businesses to improve safety & security in Niagara Falls
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 01:15 pm
On Wednesday, Mayor Robert Restaino announced funding for the Niagara Falls Police Department, Niagara Falls Fire Department, and local business owners that will "significantly" improve safety and security throughout the City of Niagara Falls.
Niagara County celebrates Arbor Day with tree planting in Oppenheim Park
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 12:50 pm
Niagara County Legislature Chairwoman Becky Wydysh joined staff from the Niagara County Parks Department to plant a tree in Oppenheim Park to celebrate Arbor Day. The Parks Department will be planting more than 200 trees this season through a forest restoration grant that is part of the federal Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
Erie Canal Discovery Center opens full-time for summer season
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 12:50 pm
The Erie Canal Discovery Center, the museum and orientation center adjacent to the historic Lockport locks, will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week, from May 1 through Oct. 31.
Wheatfield Family Picnic seeks volunteers
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 12:45 pm
The Wheatfield Family Picnic Committee "urgently" needs volunteers to help plan and run the picnic on Aug. 14. Volunteers can contact Mike Zarbo at [email protected] or 716-807-7914.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 29, 2022
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 12:25 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 29, 2022
Explaining Niagara County's gas sales tax cap
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 11:00 am
As I am writing this column, the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Western New York, according to AAA, is $4.24 a gallon. One year ago, that same gallon of gas cost $2.86. Clearly, the rise in gas prices, and the overall inflation of prices on everything, is hitting the wallets of families across Niagara County.
'Deposits for Food' reaches $100,000 in giving to area food pantries
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 10:00 am
In August 2013, Lewiston resident Angelo Sarkees put into action an idea he had for some time. A recent retiree, Sarkees began collecting bottles and cans at the Lewiston Jazz Festival, with the idea of turning them in to raise funds for local Niagara County food pantries. So began his "Deposits 4 Food" initiative.
State Parks Niagara River Greenway Standing Committee cancels meeting
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 08:45 am
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Niagara River Greenway Standing Committee has canceled its next standing committee meeting due to lack of business.
Niagara Falls USA showcases world-class fishing
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 08:45 am
Destination Niagara USA is set to host a group of top outdoor media professionals for the Greater Niagara Spring Outdoor Media event, May 1-6. This popular event has been held for more than two decades, and highlights the fisheries of Lake Erie, the Niagara River and Lake Ontario. Anglers will target species including smallmouth bass, walleye, trout and salmon using a variety of fishing methods.
Niagara History Center director receives State Museum Association award
Wed, Apr 27th 2022 02:15 pm
Melissa L. Dunlap, executive director of the Niagara History Center (Niagara County Historical Society) in Lockport, was presented with the Museum Association of New York's Individual Achievement Award at a conference in Corning. The honor was in recognition of Dunlap's 32 years of accomplishments at the Niagara Street museum, 28 of which she has served as executive director.
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA to host monthly Red Cross blood drives
Tue, Apr 26th 2022 02:45 pm
The Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA will begin hosting monthly blood drives thanks to its partnership with the American Red Cross of Western New York. The first blood drive of the series is set to take place from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30.
 

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