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NFPD investigating gunshot victim
Mon, Aug 1st 2022 11:00 am
At approximately 11:30 p.m. Friday, July 29, Niagara Falls Police and Niagara Falls Fire departments responded to an address in the 500 block of 19th Street for a report of an unresponsive male. The 59-year-old male had sustained a gunshot wound and was deceased at the scene.
Olmsted filmmaker and historian to present program
Mon, Aug 1st 2022 07:00 am
In celebration of the 200th birthday of Frederick Law Olmsted, filmmaker Laurence Cotton will give a presentation called "Frederick Law Olmsted: Bringing Nature to the City." The event will take place at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, at the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls.
Merrell Lane Aviation Scholarship benefits NFARS, Air Force industry
Fri, Jul 29th 2022 11:00 am
To honor one of its founders and longtime chairman, the Niagara Military Affairs Council (NIMAC) established the Merrell Lane Aviation Scholarship. At that time, in 2015, the United States Air Force was experiencing a pilot shortage and the scholarship was NIMAC's way of helping fill that gap in any way that we could.
Thunder on the Niagara returns to Gratwick Park
Fri, Jul 29th 2022 07:00 am
The Niagara Frontier Boat Racing Association and Hydroplane Racing League of Canada is pleased to announce this year's boat racing event. Thunder on the Niagara returns to Gratwick Park, North Tonawanda, on Aug. 6-7. The major sponsor for the sixth year is Snyder Industries Inc.
'Touch-A-Truck,' family events at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA
Thu, Jul 28th 2022 09:20 am
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA is partnering with the Town of Niagara to host its "Touch-A-Truck" event where children and their families are invited to the shopping center's front parking lot to view local first responder vehicles firsthand. The event is slated for 1-4 p.m. Saturday. It is free and open to the public.
Niagara County Department of Health hosts KidFest family health fair
Thu, Jul 28th 2022 09:00 am
The Niagara County Department of Health and the Town of Newfane will host KidFest, a family health fair, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at Krull Park. The event will feature free activities for children and families, including lawn and garden games, Zumba, STEM and reading/literacy.
Niagara County to hold public meetings on new Rural Transportation bus routes
Wed, Jul 27th 2022 11:45 am
Niagara County will host two public meetings next week on proposed route changes to its Rural Transportation bus service, which is being renamed "Connect Niagara." The meetings will be Aug. 2 in Lockport and Aug. 4 in Niagara Falls.
NCSO: Industrial accident in Wheatfield
Wed, Jul 27th 2022 11:45 am
On Wednesday, just before 2 a.m., the Niagara County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call regarding a hazardous material incident at the Avantor building in the Town of Wheatfield. The caller reported a spill of approximately 400 gallons of methanol contained inside the building.
Monkeypox detected in Niagara County resident
Mon, Jul 25th 2022 04:20 pm
On July 25, Niagara County Department of Health was notified by the New York State Wadsworth Center Laboratory that the first case of orthopoxvirus/monkeypox was detected in a Niagara County resident.
State Parks Standing Committee to meet for projects approval
Mon, Jul 25th 2022 01:30 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Niagara River Greenway Fund Standing Committee will hold a meeting at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, to vote on funding for a project being proposed by State Parks. The meeting will be held at in the DeVeaux Woods State Park Castellani Building and is open to the public.
Niagara County to hold outdoor career fair in City of Lockport
Mon, Jul 25th 2022 01:00 pm
The Niagara County Department of Employment and Training will hold an outdoor career fair for those seeking employment on Wednesday, Aug. 10, at Ida Fritz Park. More than 50 companies with open positions have signed up to take part.
ConnectLife, Gratwick Hose Volunteer Fire Co. host Brandon Kupiec Memorial Blood Drive
Mon, Jul 25th 2022 07:00 am
The Kupiec family, along with ConnectLife and the Gratwick Hose Volunteer Fire Co., will host a community blood drive honoring the memory of North Tonawanda native Brandon Kupiec. Brandon died unexpectedly in 2013 at age 20. His family holds this yearly event in his honor.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for July 22, 2022
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 03:15 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for July 22, 2022
NCSO K9 Atom gets fitted with new protective vest
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 03:00 pm
Niagara County Sheriff's Office K9 Atom has received a bullet- and stab-proof protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9s Inc. K9 Atom's vest was embroidered with the sentiment "In memory of K9 Relic, Avon-by-the-Sea, NJ, EOW 2/3/22."
State Parks holds lifeguard qualifier
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 01:40 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced there will be lifeguard qualifier for position in the Niagara Region of State Parks. Testing - required for anyone wishing to work as a lifeguard at a state park - will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, at Hamburg High School, 4111 Legion Drive.
Wheatfield: May you live to 100 years!
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 09:20 am
A love of the ivories is Bertha Shipton's fountain of youth − from using a hand pump to play the piano at the age of 7 and playing in marching band and school functions, to teaching hundreds of children and still playing every day as a resident at Wheatfield Commons, a DePaul Senior Living Community in North Tonawanda. Bertha recently celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by friends and family!
Still no consensus on Amazon benefits, even as town approves project
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 09:15 am
While Town of Niagara officials put their stamp of approval on the Amazon warehouse proposed for 8995 Lockport Road, questions still lingered Tuesday.
'Classics at Carousel' Saturday in NT
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 08:55 am
Lovers of those classic vehicles listen up: There's a cool happening this weekend in North Tonawanda.
May you live 100 years!
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 07:00 am
A love of the ivories is Bertha Shipton's fountain of youth − from using a hand pump to play the piano at the age of 7 and playing in marching band and school functions, to teaching hundreds of children and still playing every day as a resident at Wheatfield Commons, a DePaul Senior Living Community in North Tonawanda. Bertha recently celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by friends and family!
NT City Market hosts 'Dance Party'
Thu, Jul 21st 2022 08:35 pm
The Office of City of North Tonawanda Mayor Austin Tylec is supporting the nonprofit Project Pride, and announcing a "Dance Party" at the NT City Market, 310 Robinson St. This event is set for 6:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, July 30.
Golf tourney benefits Cardinal O'Hara
Thu, Jul 21st 2022 08:35 pm
Rizzo's 25th Annual Golf Tournament on Aug. 2 will benefit Cardinal O'Hara High School and Brighton Place. The event at Rothland Golf Course in Akron is open to all alumni and friends of Cardinal O'Hara and Brighton Place.
Upcoming with the TNT Chamber
Thu, Jul 21st 2022 08:30 pm
•The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas, along with Niagara River Cruises, is hosting a comedy boat ride for all members. This event is sponsored by the Tonawandas GLOW (Growing Leadership Opportunities for Women), a private networking group for members.
NCDOH offers COVID-19 vaccine for children at upcoming clinics
Wed, Jul 20th 2022 08:30 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health will offer free COVID-19 vaccine for everyone 6 months of age and older at upcoming clinics. Children ages 6 months to 4 years old may receive the Pfizer vaccine, while children ages 6 months to 5 years old can receive the Moderna vaccine.
Cornell Cooperative Extension Niagara County joins 'Thank A Vet' program, will offer free fair admission to vets Sunday, Aug. 7
Wed, Jul 20th 2022 05:55 pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension Niagara County announced its recent enrollment in the Niagara County "Thank A Vet" program. CCE Niagara will offer free admission to the Niagara County Fair on Sunday, Aug. 7, to any current member of the military, or veteran, as part of the "Thank A Vet" program. First responders will also be admitted to the fair for free that day.
Devil's Hole State Park gateway project opens
Wed, Jul 20th 2022 05:50 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, in partnership with the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, announced work has been completed at the Devil's Hole State Park gateway.
O'Hara plans 'living logo' event
Wed, Jul 20th 2022 02:45 pm
A new piece of Cardinal O'Hara High School's history will be made on Sept. 10 when a "living logo" will be created.
Mental Health Association in Niagara County holding cornhole fundraiser
Tue, Jul 19th 2022 07:00 am
The Mental Health Association in Niagara County will host a cornhole fundraiser, "Cornhole for a Cause," from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 31, at the Davison Road Inn, 383 Davison Road, Lockport. Proceeds from the sales will go toward programming and services for those living with a mental health diagnosis and their families in Niagara County.
Canal Fest of the Tonawandas is TNT Chamber's July Member of the Month
Mon, Jul 18th 2022 05:30 pm
Executive Director Sarah Nelson of the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas presented the Canal Fest of the Tonawandas Inc. as the July Member of the Month at grand-opening ceremonies on Sunday.
$5 million in funding to support launch of new & existing cannabis accreditation programs - including at NCCC
Mon, Jul 18th 2022 05:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Monday announced SUNY and CUNY community colleges will receive $5 million in funding to support the creation or enhancement of short-term credential programs or course offerings that provide pathways to employment in the cannabis industry.
Legislator Hill says new disc golf course in Royalton Ravine Park a 'huge hit'
Mon, Jul 18th 2022 12:30 pm
The new disc golf course that opened at the beginning of summer in Royalton Ravine Park appears to be a huge hit with Niagara County residents, according to Niagara County Legislator Mike Hill. This is the second disc course opened by Niagara County Parks, with the original located in Burmaster Park at Bond Lake.
Bacon Memorial Presbyterian Church celebrates a century of faith & service in LaSalle neighborhood of Niagara Falls
Mon, Jul 18th 2022 12:25 pm
"Serving Christ and Community since 1922" is the theme of the Bacon Memorial Presbyterian Church 100th anniversary celebration event to be held Saturday, July 23, for membership and friends from the community. The church opened in 1922 and continues to serve at that very same location today. The land for the church was part of a fruit tree farm and was donated by the family of the late Jonathan Bowen.
First Presbyterian church embarks on restoration project
Mon, Jul 18th 2022 12:25 pm
With the nearing of their 200th anniversary, members and friends of First Presbyterian Church in Niagara Falls have set out to restore the bell tower of their building at 311 First St., Niagara Falls.
Completion of $3.5 million supportive housing development in North Tonawanda
Fri, Jul 15th 2022 12:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the completion of a $3.5 million supportive housing project in downtown North Tonawanda. Supported through the Homeless Housing and Assistance Program, the adaptive reuse of the structure, at 49 Tremont St., created 12 units of affordable housing, including eight studio apartments with on-site supportive services to help women who have experienced homelessness and are survivors of domestic violence.
Higgins, Ortt & Morinello call for end to preclearance requirement imposed by ArriveCAN
Fri, Jul 15th 2022 11:45 am
Congressman Brian Higgins, New York State Senate Minority Leader Robert Ortt and New York State Assemblyman Angelo Morinello are calling on Canada to end what they call "rigorous and unnecessary" preclearance requirements on Americans crossing the northern border.
Empire State Development to hold public update on Niagara Falls Strategic Economic Development Initiative
Fri, Jul 15th 2022 11:45 am
Empire State Development (ESD), its USA Niagara Development Corp. (USAN) subsidiary, and the City of Niagara Falls will meet to review and discuss next steps for the new Niagara Falls Strategic Economic Development Initiative on Wednesday, July 20.
NSTA hosts electric school bus street fair in Niagara Falls on July 24
Fri, Jul 15th 2022 11:45 am
The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) will host an electric school bus street fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 24, on Old Falls Street in downtown Niagara Falls (between First and Third streets, next to the Sheraton). This event is sponsored by World Resources Institute (WRI) and includes participants Blue Bird, BYD Motors, IC Bus, Lion Electric and Micro Bird.
Amazon looking for NCIDA PILOT; improvements to Town of Niagara possible
Fri, Jul 15th 2022 06:55 am
What once looked like a long and arduous process bringing an Amazon warehouse to the Town of Niagara is now down to only a few remaining steps.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for July 15, 2022
Thu, Jul 14th 2022 09:40 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for July 15, 2022
Seventh annual Project Connect Niagara scheduled for July 20
Thu, Jul 14th 2022 08:45 pm
Project Connect Niagara, an event designed to connect those in need with critical services in a "one-stop" venue, will return from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, at Heart, Love & Soul Food Pantry and Dining Room in Niagara Falls. The event will be presented by Fidelis Care & Niagara's Choice Federal Credit Union.
Niagara Scenic Parkway travel advisory
Wed, Jul 13th 2022 01:05 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation announced sign replacement work would begin on a portion of Niagara Scenic Parkway in the City of Niagara Falls next week. As a result, lane closures will occur.
 

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