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CAO of WNY announces support of WNED 'PBS Learn at Home' programming
Tue, May 26th 2020 10:00 am
The Community Action Organization of WNY has announced it is supporting Buffalo Toronto Public Media's PBS "Kids Learn at Home" programming schedule.
Parent Network of WNY upcoming events
Tue, May 26th 2020 10:00 am
Parent Network of WNY is offering a series of upcoming events:
Island Dispatch for May 22, 2020
Tue, May 26th 2020 10:00 am
Island Dispatch for May 22, 2020
Independent Health and YMCA present 'Fitness in the Parks: Home Edition'
Tue, May 26th 2020 09:45 am
Independent Health is once again teaming up with the YMCA to offer free fitness classes this summer with "Fitness in the Parks: Home Edition!" Through Facebook Live, a series of virtual fitness classes will be offered each week for the community to take part in from the comfort of their own home. All classes will continue to be led by certified YMCA instructors.
Memorial Day observed in Lewiston
Mon, May 25th 2020 12:25 pm
A pandemic wasn't going to stop Veterans of Foreign Wars Downriver Post 7487 from paying tribute to those who gave their lives defending this country.
Cuomo: New York professional sports leagues can begin training camps; reopens campgrounds, RV parks, veterinarian practices
Mon, May 25th 2020 10:00 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday said New York professional sports leagues will be able to begin training camps in state while following appropriate health protocols.
VFW Post 7487 to lay wreaths on Memorial Day
Sun, May 24th 2020 07:00 am
Veterans of Foreign Wars Downriver Post 7487 will hold a Memorial Day observance beginning at 11 a.m. Monday in front of the "Circle of Honor" monument in Academy Park.
Cuomo: NY could enter phase two sooner than expected
Sat, May 23rd 2020 12:50 pm
At a Saturday press conference, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said state regions could enter phase two of his "New York Forward" reopening process earlier than expected. Originally, he said locations would have to wait two weeks before going into the next stage.
City of North Tonawanda Memorial Day weekend update
Sat, May 23rd 2020 11:45 am
Finally, we can celebrate the holiday weekend with the beautiful weather we have been craving. Since we are still under the "PAUSE" order of social distancing and wearing masks with no more than 10 in a group, residents need to be careful when picnicking with family. This is a time to be grateful for the blessings we are afforded by the sacrifices of our armed forces.
Kiwanis Club donates to Lewiston DPW
Sat, May 23rd 2020 11:40 am
The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston donated more than a dozen food packs to the village's Department of Public Works on Friday. Each kit included a can of soup or ravioli, a reusable bowl, oatmeal, pudding, water and, of course, peaches - all courtesy of Kiwanian Dean Beltrano. In addition, Kiwanian Jan Mathews dropped off a tray of cookies.
DEC encourages New Yorkers to get outside safely, responsibly & locally during state's ongoing response to COVID-19
Fri, May 22nd 2020 10:20 pm
Prior to the start of the Memorial Day holiday weekend, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos encouraged New Yorkers to engage in responsible recreation close to home during the state's ongoing response to COVID-19. DEC recommendations incorporate guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the New York State Department of Health for reducing the spread of infectious diseases and encourage New Yorkers to recreate locally, practice physical distancing, show respect, and use common sense to protect themselves and others.
ESD, Homes and Community Renewal detail more than $100 million available through 'New York Forward' loan fund
Fri, May 22nd 2020 10:05 pm
Empire State Development (ESD) and Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) on Friday detailed the $100 million "New York Forward" loan fund announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, aimed at providing working capital loans to small businesses focusing on MWBEs, small landlords and nonprofit organizations that did not receive funding from the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program and economic injury disaster loans. The fund will target those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, including small businesses and nonprofit organizations with 20 or fewer employees, and small landlords who own small multifamily rental portfolios.
Cuomo launches $100 million 'New York Forward' loan fund to help small businesses
Fri, May 22nd 2020 03:45 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced the launch of the $100 million "New York Forward" loan fund to provide flexible and affordable loans to help small businesses, focusing on minority and women-owned small businesses, that did not receive federal COVID-19 assistance. The state will take a smart, targeted approach for distributing these loans, focusing on businesses with 20 or fewer employees and less than $3 million in gross revenues. Businesses interested in receiving a loan should visit esd.ny.gov/nyforwardloans.
Wear a mask! Western New Yorkers make a video that sends this critical message
Fri, May 22nd 2020 03:40 pm
Most New Yorkers know that, when they're in public, they should wear a mask; but as anyone who's been outside lately knows, it's a message that bears repeating.
Supervisors in towns of Niagara, Wheatfield cautiously optimistic as county enters phase one of reopening
Fri, May 22nd 2020 03:10 pm
On Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo made the announcement that, beginning Tuesday, Western New York could officially enter phase one of the state's reopening plan. The announcement came after local officials said the area had fulfilled the final requirements for reopening. These required metrics dictated that the area needed to secure 521 contact tracers, and have hospitalizations and deaths fall (or at least remain low) over three days.
Town of Niagara: Proposed Lockport Road solar project moves forward
Fri, May 22nd 2020 03:05 pm
Plans involving a proposed solar energy facility on Lockport Road took a few steps forward at Wednesday night's Town of Niagara regular board meeting. The project first gained traction at last month's board meeting, after board members authorized Supervisor Lee Wallace to sign a non-binding letter of intent. The letter allowed solar energy firm Nexamp Inc. to begin a study for a proposed solar energy project at a former Niagara landfill property owned by the Town of Niagara and located at 4798 Lockport Road.
Student pharmacist steps up to help community
Fri, May 22nd 2020 03:05 pm
Pandemic-fueled "panic-buying" left store shelves lacking personal care items in late March. This effect carried over to nonprofits, including Pinnacle Community Services. Pinnacle's supporters have a history of providing many of these necessities, but donations were depleted at the onset of the pandemic.
Assembly Speaker Heastie, Senate Majority Leader Stewart-Cousins announce plans to convene session next week
Fri, May 22nd 2020 03:00 pm
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins on Friday announced the New York State Legislature plans to convene session next week to pass legislation related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Committee meetings are scheduled to take place on Tuesday, May 26, with session scheduled for the days following.
Town of Niagara cancels summer events
Fri, May 22nd 2020 03:00 pm
The following message was posted on the Town of Niagara Facebook page on May 20.
Ortt announces 2020 Veterans Hall of Fame nominee
Fri, May 22nd 2020 02:55 pm
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt announced U.S. Army Private First Class Robert Alexander Fire as his nominee for New York State's Veterans Hall of Fame, Class of 2020.
Niagara County Center for Economic Development funding announcement: 'NY Forward' loan fund
Fri, May 22nd 2020 02:55 pm
On Friday, Gov. Cuomo announced the New York Forward Loan Fund aimed at supporting New York state small businesses, nonprofits and small landlords as they reopen after the COVID-19 outbreak and "NYS on PAUSE."
ABC News Live, National Geographic join forces for global live streaming & TV event, 'Launch America: Mission to Space Live'
Fri, May 22nd 2020 12:10 pm
As American astronauts launch from U.S. soil for the first time in nearly 10 years, ABC News and National Geographic will join forces to present a two-hour, global live streaming and television event covering NASA and SpaceX's mission to the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday, May 27.
Buffalo sports trivia to benefit American Cancer Society
Fri, May 22nd 2020 11:55 am
Buffalo sports fans, assemble! Join Buffalo sports personality Sal Capaccio and the American Cancer Society at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28, for the ACS's first virtual Buffalo sports trivia contest.
Coronavirus stats for May 22
Fri, May 22nd 2020 11:50 am
Coronavirus stats for May 22
Enjoy our full newspapers online
Fri, May 22nd 2020 11:40 am
As readers continue to be safe at home, and most businesses remain temporarily closed, we're offering our newspapers online. As in, the full editions. For free. Enjoy (and support our advertisers)!
Niagara University's Mission Committee, Levesque Institute raise $2,700 for local agencies
Fri, May 22nd 2020 11:40 am
A 10-day donation drive organized by Niagara University's Mission Committee and its Levesque Institute for Civic Engagement raised $2,700 to assist three community partners with local food efforts during COVID-19. Community Missions of the Niagara Frontier, the Magdalene Project of Niagara Falls and Heart, Love & Soul will each receive $900 to help as food costs rise and needs escalate as a result of the coronavirus.
New York state park beaches open for swimming
Fri, May 22nd 2020 11:35 am
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation opened 16 beaches across the state for swimming on Friday, with lifeguards staffed at normal levels to ensure public safety.
With US-Canada border restrictions extended, Higgins asks governments to examine essential travel allowances
Fri, May 22nd 2020 11:30 am
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, who serves as co-chair of the House of Representatives' Northern Border Caucus, is asking U.S. and Canada leaders to reexamine the scope of those provided essential travel status as communities on each side of the border begin reopening measures.
Lewiston Council on the Arts cancels Art Festival, 2020 summer events
Fri, May 22nd 2020 11:10 am
Lewiston Council on the Arts regretfully announces the cancelation of this year's summer events due to the COVID-19 pandemic. "Bug Fest," the "Summer of '69," the "Blue Monday" concert series and the Lewiston Art Festival and KeyBank Chalk Walk Competition will return in 2021.
Full edition: The Tribune and The Sentinel for May 22, 2020
Fri, May 22nd 2020 11:05 am
Full edition: The Tribune and The Sentinel for May 22, 2020
Now open: River Region businesses prepare for comeback
Fri, May 22nd 2020 10:50 am
Something happened Tuesday in the River Region that hadn't happened in two months. Doors opened.
'In the Loop' with the Lewiston-Porter Board of Education: Details on election, candidates and budget vote
Fri, May 22nd 2020 07:00 am
With guidance now in place from New York state, and the budget deadline met, we were finally able to announce the date and details of the Board of Education election and budget vote. Here is what you need to know to be "In the Loop":
Medical oncology center nears completion at NFMMC
Thu, May 21st 2020 06:00 pm
Dr. Bhuvana Ramkumar, left, and Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center President and CEO Joseph A. Ruffolo recently visited the site of the new $2 million medical oncology center under construction at the medical center.
University at Buffalo planning for fall semester
Thu, May 21st 2020 05:55 pm
The University at Buffalo anticipates sharing decisions next month regarding the 2020-21 academic year, UB President Satish K. Tripathi said Tuesday in a memo to the campus community.
ASI awards additional $94,820 in relief to local artists & organizations
Thu, May 21st 2020 05:55 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York has awarded an additional $94,820 in emergency grants to local artists and nonprofit arts and cultural organizations affected by the COVID-19 crisis. This brings the granted total from its WNY Arts Emergency Relief Fund to $192,790, supporting a total of 69 organizations and 56 individuals.
UB School of Nursing names Earsing distinguished preceptor
Thu, May 21st 2020 05:55 pm
The University at Buffalo School of Nursing has selected Jennifer Earsing, ANP-BC, to receive its 2020 Distinguished Preceptor Award. The award recognizes an outstanding clinical preceptor for the School of Nursing.
Cuomo: Summer school will be conducted through distance learning this year
Thu, May 21st 2020 04:35 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday announced summer school will be conducted through distance learning this year to help reduce the risk of spread. Meal programs and child care services for essential employees will continue. School districts must also develop a plan for students with disabilities who participate in extended summer school year programs over the summer to ensure they receive instruction.
Percy: 'Brighter days are ahead'
Thu, May 21st 2020 04:35 pm
As we head into Memorial Day weekend, which is typically the official kickoff to our busy summer season, I know that we are all feeling a sense of anxiousness and fear about the outlook of our industry. While we cannot change the current circumstances we are facing, I would like to take this opportunity to share a bit of hope with all of you that brighter days are ahead.
Following spike in domestic violence during COVID-19 DeRosa & NYS Council on Women and Girls launch task force to find innovative solutions to crisis
Thu, May 21st 2020 04:30 pm
Following a spike in domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic, Secretary to the Governor Melissa DeRosa and the New York State Council on Women and Girls on Wednesday announced the creation of a new task force to find innovative solutions to this crisis. The task force will identify solutions to help domestic violence survivors, with the specific goal of looking beyond the traditional ways that services have been provided in the past.
Coronavirus stats for May 21
Thu, May 21st 2020 12:05 pm
Coronavirus stats for May 21
 

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