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Niagara University launches $125 million campaign to elevate 'The Power of Niagara'
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 01:55 pm
Niagara University announced Thursday the public launch of the largest and most impactful philanthropic campaign in its 166-year history. "Powering Transformation: The Campaign for Niagara University," seeks to raise $125 million by December 2023.
Town of Niagara takes steps to fill police positions
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 11:00 am
The Town of Niagara Police Department has undergone some significant changes in the past few months. So, the Town of Niagara Board took steps Tuesday to help settle the situation.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Sept. 23, 2022
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 10:25 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Sept. 23, 2022
Community Missions announces upcoming events
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 09:30 am
Community Missions will hold a free "blessing of the animals" from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. Members of the community can bring their pet to receive a blessing or prayer.
Fish for free Saturday
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 09:30 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday announced Saturday, Sept. 24, is a "Free Fishing Day" in New York state. This free freshwater fishing day is one of six held annually. It coincides with National Hunting and Fishing Day, which is celebrated to promote outdoor activities that are significant contributors to New York's economy and help support fish and wildlife conservation.
Fashion Outlets, Town of Niagara donate to Wild Kritters
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 09:30 am
Bill Blake, left, of Wild Kritters/Feathers of Love receives a $500 "Give Fashionably" grant check from Chad Masters, head of security at the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA. The grant was made possible by both the Fashion Outlets and the Town of Niagara.
NYS: Nearly $7.9 million to help farms reduce environmental footprints, prepare for extreme weather events
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 09:30 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday announced nearly $7.9 million is being awarded through the Climate Resilient Farming Grant Program to help more than 70 farms across the state reduce their environmental footprints and prepare for extreme weather events related to climate change.
Muzzleloader course to be given in Wheatfield
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 09:30 am
Hunting season is almost here, and the Firearms Permit Review Board (FPRB) of Wheatfield will offer its annual muzzleloader course at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, in the Community Center located behind Town Hall.
Seneca Gaming Corp. plans 'Every Child Matters' walk to honor of victims, survivors of Indigenous residential schools
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 07:45 am
Seneca Gaming Corp. will hold its second annual "Every Child Matters" walk in downtown Niagara Falls next Friday, Sept. 30, joining communities across the U.S. and Canada in "a growing effort to bring understanding, awareness and healing to the abuse faced by generations of Indigenous children at residential schools that operated across both countries."
Niagara County clerk reminds veterans there is no cost to file their DD214 discharge papers
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 07:45 am
Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski reminds veterans it is important they file their DD214 discharge papers with his office. He stressed there is no cost to filing these forms, nor for requesting a certified copy should the need arise.
Niagara County health director provides update on vaccine, tips for fall
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 07:35 am
As summer ended in 2020, and again in 2021, an ominous cloud hung over the region, as the rate of coronavirus infection rose - and with it, restrictions and cancellations.
NORLIC to host homebuyer education series
Wed, Sep 21st 2022 07:20 pm
The Niagara Orleans Regional Land Improvement Corp. (NORLIC), often referred to as the "Land Bank," will host a two-part homebuyer education series, with the first session scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 22, in Niagara Falls. This free series is being done in partnership with Belmont Housing.
Old Falls Street USA to host 12th annual Oktoberfest
Wed, Sep 21st 2022 11:55 am
Old Falls Street USA will host the 12th annual Oktoberfest from 1-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24. The free event features entertainment and activities for the whole family.
Registration open for household hazardous waste collection event in Lockport
Tue, Sep 20th 2022 07:55 pm
Niagara County Legislator Will Collins announced registration is open for the county's next household hazardous waste (HHW) collection event, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 8, in the Town of Lockport. The event is open to all county residents, but registration is required.
Sanborn American Legion Post No. 969 to discuss future
Tue, Sep 20th 2022 11:25 am
The question of the continuation of Sanborn American Legion Post 969 will be addressed at a post meeting to be held on Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. at the SAHS Farm Museum, 2660 Saunders Settlement Road (Route 31), Sanborn.
Niagara Area Habitat for Humanity dedicates Walnut Avenue home for Stewart family
Tue, Sep 20th 2022 11:25 am
Niagara Area Habitat for Humanity recently celebrated its 30th Habitat home in Niagara County with a home dedication to celebrate the newest homeowners achieving their dream of homeownership.
United Way of Greater Niagara to hold annual awards breakfast & campaign kickoff
Mon, Sep 19th 2022 12:50 pm
United Way of Greater Niagara will hold an awards breakfast and campaign kickoff at 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 23, at Niagara Riverside Resort, located at 7001 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls. Reservations can be made by calling the United Way office at 716-731-4580.
'Text to 9-1-1' in Niagara County
Mon, Sep 19th 2022 12:50 pm
Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti recently announced the Niagara County Sheriff's Office Emergency Communications Center now has the ability to receive "Text to 9-1-1" calls from cell phones in Niagara County.
Niagara County correction officer exam dates
Mon, Sep 19th 2022 12:45 pm
Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti announced the 2022 Niagara County correction officer examination enrollment period has begun. Interested candidates may review the requirements of the position and sign up for the test at
State Parks announces pheasant hunt lottery
Mon, Sep 19th 2022 10:20 am
The Niagara Region of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced the annual permit lottery for the 2022 pheasant hunting season will take place Monday, Oct. 3. This will include the drawing for both the youth hunt and the regular season hunt.
Over 200 participated in 'Walk the Falls'
Mon, Sep 19th 2022 10:20 am
On Saturday morning, Create a Healthier Niagara Collaborative gathered for the sixth annual "Walk The Falls." The event had over 200 attendees participate.
'Kiss Me Kate' on stage
Mon, Sep 19th 2022 07:00 am
The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild proudly presents "Kiss Me Kate," opening Friday, Sept. 16, and running through Sunday, Oct. 2, at the Ellicott Creek Playhouse, 550 Ellicott Creek, Tonawanda.
Discarded stoneware reveals secrets of 19th century Western New York
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 01:40 pm
Members of the public will be able to explore Western New York's hidden history - as revealed by its stoneware pottery treasures - at the History Center of Niagara on Sept. 29. Peter Jablonski, an avid "privy digger" and historical researcher, and David Potter, a lifelong collector of historic stoneware, will present a program titled "History & Mystery of the Early Decorated Stoneware Potteries of the Queen City, 1834-1896."
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Sept. 16, 2022
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 12:00 pm
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Sept. 16, 2022
Project Hope paints its way to $100,000 in donations
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 10:55 am
A local contractor's dedication to the community now has 100,000 reasons to celebrate its efforts to brighten the lives of others.
Niagara County, Filicetti respond to concealed carry actions
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 10:50 am
In the wake of new anti-crime legislation passed in Albany, Niagara County issued its own response this week.
'Flowers for Ukraine' fundraiser underway
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 10:40 am
The world has become an uneasy place because of events that unfolded this year between Russia and Ukraine.
Security and law enforcement students hit the ground running
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 07:00 am
The Niagara Career and Technical Education Center security and law enforcement students started the new school year hitting the ground running!
NACC to stage opera Oct. 21 & 23
Thu, Sep 15th 2022 11:35 pm
Puccini's masterpiece "La Bohème" is coming to the stage at the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23.
Cataract House Park dedicated to honor Underground Railroad history
Wed, Sep 14th 2022 05:20 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced the pocket park outside Prospect Point in Niagara Falls State Park named Heritage Park has been rededicated as Cataract House Park in recognition of the historic hotel and Underground Railroad stop that once sat on that site.
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA partners with Sunnking to host free e-recycling drive-thru event
Wed, Sep 14th 2022 01:10 pm
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA has partnered with Sunnking to host its annual electronic recycling event scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 17, at the shopping center at 1900 Military Road.
Francis Center hires new director of children's programs
Wed, Sep 14th 2022 01:10 pm
Francis Center, which has been offering educational and emotional support for Niagara Falls children since 1997, has hired Mary Elizabeth Smith, as director of children's programs. She will replace Elizabeth Neumeister, OSF, who recently retired after 25 years as director.
Niagara County Legislature unanimously passes resolution opposed to new state gun control laws
Wed, Sep 14th 2022 01:10 pm
The Niagara County Legislature unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday night opposing new gun control measures it said were "rushed through the State Legislature this past summer," and took effect Sept. 1. All 15 legislators asked to be sponsors of the bipartisan resolution.
Bassmaster ranks Lake Erie and Upper Niagara River 8th in US
Tue, Sep 13th 2022 07:05 pm
Bassmaster Magazine is considered by many to be the worldwide authority on bass fishing, providing readers with tips and advice to improve their success rate on the water. This year, Lake Erie and the Upper Niagara River were ranked eighth on their annual list of the 100 Best Bass Lakes in the country.
Niagara Gospel Mission debuts 'Liberty Suite'
Tue, Sep 13th 2022 07:05 pm
Niagara Gospel Mission hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for "The Liberty Suite" at its facility at 1317 Portage Road in Niagara Falls.
Noted journalist Bill Wolcott passes
Tue, Sep 13th 2022 01:25 pm
Western New York lost a well-respected and admired sports writer on Sept. 11, 2022. John William "Bill" Wolcott died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family.
Figures from the past to appear at Historic Palace Theatre
Tue, Sep 13th 2022 07:00 am
Two important and fascinating figures from Niagara County's past will appear at Lockport's Historic Palace Theatre on Sept. 19 to tell audiences about their lives, times and accomplishments.
Rivershore Foundation 'Community Splash' event is Thursday
Mon, Sep 12th 2022 04:00 pm
The Rivershore Foundation board and honorary event chairman Gary Hall will host a "Community Splash" event from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Griffon Brewery and Gastropub, 115 S. Water St., Lewiston (formerly Water Street Landing).
Niagara County Department of Health reports rabid raccoon in Town of Royalton
Mon, Sep 12th 2022 01:05 pm
Niagara County's Department of Health was notified that a roadkill raccoon specimen submitted for rabies analysis for surveillance purposes was confirmed to be rabid. The animal was collected on Griswold Street, Town of Royalton, and reported positive for rabies on Sept. 8.

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