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Tonawanda man pleads guilty to felony assault charge for stabbing another man outside tavern
Wed, Mar 20th 2024 04:40 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 30-year-old Zachery S. Meer of Tonawanda pleaded guilty yesterday afternoon before Acting Erie County Court Judge Andrew C. LoTempio to one count of assault in the second degree (class "D" felony).
Mental Health Association in Niagara County seeks to expand services for youth amidst national children's mental health crisis
Wed, Mar 20th 2024 04:40 pm
Across the U.S., the mental health of youth and teens is at a crisis level, with the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and the Children's Hospital Association declaring a national emergency in child and adolescent mental health.
Niagara County Department of Health offers free rabies immunization clinics
Wed, Mar 20th 2024 04:40 pm
Rabies vaccination prevents fatal disease in dogs, cats and ferrets. Rabies is a viral disease that, in most cases, results in death of the animal not adequately protected with a rabies vaccination.
Niagara University's Club Management Association of America student chapter named No. 1
Wed, Mar 20th 2024 09:50 am
Niagara University's student chapter of the Club Managers Association of America was named Student Chapter of the Year by the association at its 2024 World Conference and Club Business Expo, held March 4-8 in Las Vegas. This is the 13th time in its 15-year history that the NU group has been recognized as the top medium-sized chapter in the country.
Town of Wheatfield Lions Club solar eclipse event
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 01:40 pm
The Town of Wheatfield Lions Club will host a viewing event for the solar eclipse on Monday, April 8. This event will take place from 2-5 p.m. at Five Senses Park, 6535 Ward Road, Wheatfield, and will include refreshments, moon pies, sun chips, hot dogs, burgers and beverages.
Niagara County submits comments opposing HFC regulations
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 01:30 pm
Niagara County Legislature Chairman Becky Wydysh and Legislator Rich Andres, Chairman of the Economic Development Committee, today submitted comments to state Office of Climate Change opposing amendments to Part 494 Hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) Standards and Reporting.
HUD awards $1.6 million to Seneca Nation
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 10:55 am
On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the allocation of nearly $70 million to 38 Tribal communities through the Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) program to support the development of housing for families living on Indian reservations and in other Indian areas.
Getting to the 'meat' of the matter
Mon, Mar 18th 2024 10:55 am
Orleans/Niagara BOCES science teacher Seth Muck recently spent time with the culinary arts students at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center. Much, who is also a dairy farmer, gave a lesson in meat.
Hochul launches 'Blazing a Trail: A History of New York State Parks and Historic Sites'
Fri, Mar 15th 2024 01:00 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul has launched an interactive, online timeline titled "Blazing a Trail: A History of New York State Parks and Historic Sites" in celebration of New York State Parks' centennial. Organized by eight chronological eras, the first two installments of the timeline are available here, with subsequent eras launching throughout 2024.
Local highway officials join Ortt to call for restored CHIPS funding
Fri, Mar 15th 2024 12:55 pm
Niagara County Commissioner of Public Works Garret Meal and Orleans County Commissioner of Public Works John Papponetti joined New York State Sen. Rob Ortt and several town highway superintendents from both counties at a press conference to push back against Gov. Kathy Hochul's proposed budget cuts to the CHIPS program. The CHIPS program is an important source of funding for road maintenance and improvement projects.
Niagara County Department of Health offers free chronic pain self-management workshop
Fri, Mar 15th 2024 11:40 am
The Niagara County Department of Health nursing division, in partnership with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering a free chronic pain self-management workshop. The six-week workshop starts April 15 and is scheduled from 9:30 a.m. until noon Mondays at the North Tonawanda Library, 5050 Meadow Drive.
HART partners with DiCamillo Bakery & community to raise $15,000 in February campaign
Fri, Mar 15th 2024 11:00 am
During the month of February, HART partnered with DiCamillo Bakery, Niagara Frontier Publications (Niagara County Tribune/Sentinel), and the community to raise over $15,000 to assist in the ongoing needs of the organization.
Imagine a future without local news: New York must enact Local Journalism Sustainability Act
Fri, Mar 15th 2024 09:15 am
As objective and independent news writers and editors, we have an imperative to cover the issues most important to the people of Niagara County and Grand Island. Every day, our team is on the ground questioning elected officials, uplifting the stories of community changemakers, and uncovering truths that some would rather keep hidden. But, amidst industry challenges, it is no longer unfathomable to picture a future when New York state is completely without local newspapers and other local news outlets.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for March 15, 2024
Fri, Mar 15th 2024 08:15 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for March 15, 2024
Free program in Niagara Falls on warning signs of Alzheimer's disease and dementia
Thu, Mar 14th 2024 07:20 pm
The Western New York Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association will hold an educational program in Niagara Falls on the common warning signs of Alzheimer's disease or dementia and the importance of early detection.
Women United annual baby supply drive in progress
Thu, Mar 14th 2024 07:20 pm
Women United of Greater Niagara's baby supply drive officially began March 1. Donations of baby bottles, bottle brushes, wipes, diapers, pacifiers, lotion, baby cereal, baby food, and new baby clothes can be dropped off at the United Way of Greater Niagara office, located at 6420 Inducon Drive West, Suite B2, until March 31.
NCSO to participate on STOP-DWI campaign over St. Patrick's Day weekend
Thu, Mar 14th 2024 07:20 pm
Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti announced Niagara County law enforcement agencies will participate in a special effort to bring awareness to the dangers of impaired driving.
Hochul announces St. Patrick's Day weekend statewide impaired driving enforcement & education campaign
Thu, Mar 14th 2024 12:10 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced increased patrols by New York State Police and local law enforcement to combat alcohol and drug-impaired and reckless driving as celebrations for St. Patrick's Day get underway statewide. This traffic enforcement detail will run Friday, March 15, through Sunday, March 17. It is funded by the Governor's Traffic Safety Committee.
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA to host blood drive & CPR trainings with American Red Cross
Thu, Mar 14th 2024 10:00 am
The Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA will partner with the American Red Cross of Western New York to host a blood drive and complementary Hands-Only CPR sessions, on Tuesday, March 26, at the mall, 1900 Military Road.
Niagara County DA's office announces guilty plea
Thu, Mar 14th 2024 09:55 am
Niagara County District Attorney Brian D. Seaman announced Duvan A. Berrio-Hernandez, no permanent address, plead guilty today in County Court to the crime of criminal sex act in the first degree.
WNY's largest St. Patrick's Day party to take place Friday
Wed, Mar 13th 2024 08:20 pm
The 40th annual St. Patrick's Day celebration, presented by the Niagara Falls Ancient Order of Hibernians, will take place this Friday, March 15. The group will host area's largest St. Patrick's Day party at the Niagara Falls Convention Center, located at 101 Old Falls St. The event kicks off at 4:45 p.m. with the "World's Shortest Parade" at the corner of Rainbow Boulevard and Old Falls Street.
New York Power Authority seeks developers for SUNY Niagara Community College solar project
Wed, Mar 13th 2024 08:20 pm
The New York Power Authority is seeking developers to implement an up to 6 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) energy project with the option of battery energy storage at SUNY Niagara Community College in Sanborn.
Niagara Falls Landfill announces infrastructure enhancements
Tue, Mar 12th 2024 11:55 pm
Niagara Falls Landfill is investing more than $400,000 in its gas collection and control system this spring as part of its annual odor management program. Work began today.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center brings first 3T MRI unit to Niagara County
Tue, Mar 12th 2024 01:25 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (NFMMC) announced the opening of its MRI Imaging Center of Niagara, a landmark development in Niagara County's medical diagnostic capabilities.
Niagara Aerospace Museum: Lindsey Lauren Visser new executive director
Mon, Mar 11th 2024 04:15 pm
The Niagara Aerospace Museum (NiAM) announces the appointment of Lindsey Lauren Visser as the organization's new executive director.
Niagara Falls Americans announce 2024 schedule
Mon, Mar 11th 2024 03:00 pm
The Niagara Falls Americans of the PGCBL are ready for their inaugural season at Sal Maglie Stadium this summer.
NU receives grant to support students in clinical mental health counseling program
Mon, Mar 11th 2024 02:55 pm
There is an increasing need for mental health professionals in the U.S. A new scholarship at Niagara University will support students studying for this growing specialty.
HEALTHeLINK launches community health dashboard
Mon, Mar 11th 2024 11:05 am
HEALTHeLINK, the health information exchange (HIE) for Western New York, announced the launch of its HEALTHeWNY dashboard, the first-of-its-kind tool to improve interventions for public and community health.
Empower holds grand-opening for new facility
Fri, Mar 8th 2024 01:40 pm
Empower, a nonprofit human services agency supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, held a grand opening ceremony Friday for its new day habilitation, job placement and workforce development facility at 7500 Porter Road, Niagara Falls.
Tonawanda students, teachers activate HOPE with 'Sweethearts & Heroes'
Fri, Mar 8th 2024 12:40 pm
An amazing duo of superheroes without capes recently descended upon Tonawanda to show students and educators how they can spread HOPE (Hold On, Possibilities Exist) in their classrooms - and beyond.
Death investigation in Town of Niagara
Fri, Mar 8th 2024 12:35 pm
On Thursday, March 7, 2024, at approximately 4:22pm, Town of Niagara Police responded to the 3000 block of Rhode Island Avenue, on a report of an unresponsive male subject lying in a field. Responding officers found a male subject believed to be in 50s deceased in the field.
Let the St. Patrick's Day celebrations begin!
Fri, Mar 8th 2024 11:00 am
An annual favorite, plans are again shaping up by many to celebrate all things Irish - with social gatherings, religious observances, dinners, parades, theatrical productions, parties and more on the weekend of March 16-17.
Wydysh shares key points of State of the County
Fri, Mar 8th 2024 08:30 am
A few weeks ago, I had the honor to deliver my fifth State of the County address. I view these types of speeches - whether it's the president delivering the State of the Union, the governor giving a State of the State, or a local official talking about their county or city - as kind of a status report on how things are going. It's an opportunity to look back a little bit and then discuss what might be coming around the corner.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for March 8, 2024
Fri, Mar 8th 2024 08:20 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for March 8, 2024
Maid of the Mist returns April 4
Thu, Mar 7th 2024 08:10 pm
The iconic all-electric Maid of the Mist, which has been in continuous operation since 1885, sets sail on the 2024 season at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 4. Tours will depart every 30 minutes from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekends. The hours of operation will be extended throughout the summer.
Niagara County to hold career fair at Kenan Center Arena
Wed, Mar 6th 2024 07:15 pm
The Niagara County Department of Employment and Training will be holding its next career fair on Wednesday, March 13, at the Kenan Center Arena in Lockport for those seeking employment. Approximately 60 companies with open positions have signed up to take part.
Catholic Health hosts livestream panel discussion for Women's History Month
Wed, Mar 6th 2024 07:15 pm
In honor of Women's History Month, Catholic Health is hosting a livestream panel discussion from Seneca One Tower titled, "Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Healthcare" from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, March 15.
Hochul announces eclipse events & activities at state parks
Wed, Mar 6th 2024 07:15 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced New York state parks and historic sites will host a range of events and activities to celebrate the rare total solar eclipse passing through Western New York, the Finger Lakes and the Adirondacks on April 8.
Morinello announces reelection bid for NYS Assembly
Wed, Mar 6th 2024 01:00 pm
Assemblyman Angelo Morinello, R-C-Niagara Falls, on Wednesday, officially announced he is seeking reelection to the New York State Assembly, working to once again earn the support of the Erie and Niagara county residents he represents.

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