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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.
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.
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 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.
Niagara County participates in National Crime Victim's Rights Week
Tue, Apr 26th 2022 02:45 pm
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office victim services is participating in National Crime Victim's Rights Week with displays in the rotunda of the Niagara County Courthouse and the first floor of the Niagara Falls Municipal Building.
Ortt applauds gas tax reprieve passed by Niagara County Legislature
Tue, Apr 26th 2022 08:40 am
New York State Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt on Monday expressed his support for the gas tax sales reprieve enacted by the Niagara County Legislature, capping the county sales tax on gas at $3 per gallon.
NU: 'Spring into Service' week concludes with community cleanup
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 03:20 pm
The Levesque Institute for Civic Engagement's IMPACT office concluded its "Spring into Service" week with a community garden cleanup at the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center in Niagara Falls on Saturday. The weeklong series of service opportunities and other events was held in celebration of National Volunteer Week.
Hochul: Up to $1B to restore green space surrounding Kensington Expressway, $169.2M for school aid; $212.3M to local governments; income tax relief for 350,000 in WNY
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 03:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Monday announced regional investments in the fiscal year 2023 state budget to deliver for Western New York families.
NF City Council approves ARP funding for new police cars, fire station upgrades, help for minority and woman-owned businesses
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 11:10 am
In a special session Friday, the Niagara Falls City Council approved the use of American Rescue Plan funding for several projects within the city.
Special meeting of Niagara County Legislature to determine gas tax cap
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 11:10 am
The Niagara County Legislature will hold a special meeting, prior to its regular committee meetings, tonight at 5:30 p.m. at the Niagara County Courthouse in Lockport.
Wellness walk in Niagara Falls draws crowd focusing on mental health, healthy lifestyle & suicide prevention
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 11:10 am
The Niagara Falls National Heritage Area and Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative hosted "Walk With Us," a 5K wellness walk, Sunday at the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center. The walk offered an opportunity for community members to participate in physical activity and raise awareness around mental health and living a healthy lifestyle through connectivity.
DEC: Northern pike, pickerel, tiger muskellunge & walleye season opens May 1
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 11:10 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the fishing season for northern pike, pickerel, tiger muskellunge and walleye opens on May 1. Fishing regulation changes implemented earlier this year replaced the floating "Saturday" season openers with a fixed date, in addition to other improvements to enhance fishing opportunities across the state.
Niagara Falls Housing Authority launching neighborhood engagement plan to support vision of revitalizing north end
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 11:10 am
A collaborative project spearheaded by the Niagara Falls Housing Authority will aim to revitalize a neighborhood in Niagara Falls that's been described as "forgotten" by residents there.
Celebrating Easter in Niagara County
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 06:15 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 22, 2022
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 12:05 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 15, 2022
Upper Mountain Fire Co. has new vehicle in service
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 11:20 am
Upper Mountain Fire Co. of Lewiston recently took delivery of a new 2020 Chevrolet utility vehicle. This is Upper Mountain's first purchase of a utility truck.
NT continuing tradition of 'Canal Clean Sweep'
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 11:20 am
Mayor Austin J. Tylec announced the City of North Tonawanda will once again participate in the annual "Canal Clean Sweep" on Saturday, April 23, in conjunction with the New York State Canal Corp., Parks & Trails and the various communities along the 524-mile canal system.
Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield hosting pancake breakfast & basket raffle
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 11:15 am
On Sunday, May 1, the Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield will be back with its annual pancake breakfast and basket raffle. After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19 precautions, the club will be flipping all you-can-eat fluffy pancakes, served with warm real maple syrup, sausages, juice, Tim Hortons coffee, tea and milk.
Town of Niagara on Amazon proposal: 'We have to make the best decisions for the town as a whole'
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 11:15 am
Town of Niagara residents living near the site of a proposed Amazon warehouse spoke up Tuesday as officials continue planning for next month's site plan review.
 

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