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Larson taking command of 914th Air Refueling Wing
Sun, Sep 10th 2017 09:15 am
Col. Mark S. Larson, former commander of the 931st Air Refueling Wing, will take command of the 914th Air Refueling Wing from Col. Brian S. Bowman, who is set to retire. A change of command ceremony will take place at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station today, before the wing in formation.
Roaming Table tastefully pairs Lewiston's history, food
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 10:00 am
The Roaming Table, Lewiston's food tasting and historical walking tour, is a veritable smorgasbord of culinary delights, complete with a recounting of olden days and anecdotal tales from the village's storied past. Guests relish the unique opportunity to learn about the heroes and villains of yesteryear, the inspiration for two monuments, and the incredible efforts to free slaves.
World travelers to get 'Mighty' along Niagara River
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 07:00 am
The Mighty Niagara Half Marathon, presented by Cornerstone Community Federal Credit Union, attracts runners from around the world. Participants have traveled from England, Ireland, Mexico, Germany, Austria, Egypt and Ethiopia to "run with the river" in this one-of-a-kind and highly anticipated race. Held annually in conjunction with the Hospice Dash 5K, the event will take place this year on Saturday, Sept. 16.
Dust Bowl Ramblers present songs of Great Depression at CAC
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 07:00 am
The Carnegie Art Center will host a musical performance by the Dust Bowl Ramblers from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. The Dust Bowl Ramblers will present music from the Dust Bowl and Great Depression accompanied by a presentation of archival photographs projected onto a screen.
GNBC hosts 'Nutcracker' auditions
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 07:00 am
"The Nutcracker," the Greater Niagara Ballet Company's annual family-friendly holiday show, returns the weekend of Dec. 8-9 to the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center. The Beverley Feder-directed show features local dancers, guest artists and character performers.
Youngstown: Everybody loves a parade!
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 07:00 am
Great weather greeted the crowds who came out for the annual Labor Day Parade in Youngstown on Monday, Sept. 4, where more than 50 units were featured on the village's Main Street route.
Grand Island: Town Board issues proclamation for Buddy Poppy Drive
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 07:00 am
The Grand Island Town Board proclaimed Sept. 8 and 9 as American Legion Patriot Poppy Days on Grand Island in advance of the American Legion Grand Island Post No. 1346 Patriot Day Poppy Drive that weekend.
'Kidz 'n' Kites' ready to fly for 20th straight year
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 09:05 pm
On Saturday, Sept. 16, Veterans Memorial Park will host the 20th annual "Kidz 'n' Kites" celebration. Kids and families from all around are welcome to come out and enjoy a free event in the town.
Meet new Tribune editor
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 09:00 pm
Greetings, readers. My name is David Yarger and I was recently named the new editor for the Tribune.
Dr. Franco Vigna opens revive Spine Center in Niagara Falls
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 09:00 pm
Spine Surgery of Buffalo Niagara, a clinical practice led by Franco Vigna, M.D., M.P.H., which specializes in high-quality, personalized spine treatments for patients all over the Buffalo Niagara region, moved and expanded into a new, stand-alone facility in Niagara Falls. Reflecting the practice's commitment to restoring patient health, the comprehensive spinal care center, located at 6941 Williams Road, opened in the spring of 2017 under a new name: reVive Spine Center.
Buffalo River restoration effort brings partners together at Seneca Bluffs Natural Habitat Park
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 08:50 pm
Erie County's Seneca Bluffs Natural Habitat Park on Seneca Street in Buffalo was the site Friday for a multitude of volunteers helping to beautify and protect the park itself and the adjoining waters of the Buffalo River. Personnel from the Erie County environment and planning and parks departments were joined by counterparts from Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper, Labatt USA, Pegula Sports Entertainment, the Buffalo Sabres, Try-It Distributing and WNY PRISM to clean up the habitat area, remove invasive species, plant native pollinators and grasses, and place new trees and shrubs at the site.
Collins votes for emergency disaster aid & funding government
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 08:40 pm
On Friday, Congressman Chris Collins, R-NY-27, voted in support of the READ Act, a bill to provide emergency assistance for hurricane relief, raise the federal debt limit, fund the government, and extend the national flood insurance program. This legislation extends government funding into December allowing the Congress to focus on tax reform.
Jacobs pushes for action on fentanyl bill
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 08:35 pm
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs on Friday called on New York State Assembly leaders and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to get behind legislation passed earlier this year in the State Senate enabling law enforcement to prosecute dealers mixing the deadly drug fentanyl in the heroin they sell.
Book study on love & respect at United Baptist Christian Church
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 08:35 pm
United Baptist Christian Church of Lewiston will host an eight-week book study on the book, "Love and Respect" by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs. The group will meet at the home of Pastor Vince and his wife, Priscilla, at 837 College Terrace, Niagara Falls. Members will gather at 7 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Sept. 12.
ReadyERIE Prepare-A-Thon
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 08:30 pm
Join the Erie County Department of Health and the Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Services to celebrate National Preparedness Month.
Niagara offers A to Z solution: County will make bid for Amazon's attention
Thu, Sep 7th 2017 08:25 pm
Niagara County economic development officials will pitch the county to global commerce giant Amazon as an optimal site to expand its entry into foreign markets and optimize legal free trade and international commerce opportunities in an era when multilateral trade treaties are undergoing increasing scrutiny at the federal level.
Niagara officials react to AG's fentanyl warning
Thu, Sep 7th 2017 06:45 pm
Niagara County officials are taking the discovery of fentanyl-laced pills that resemble prescription oxycodone pills in Western New York seriously, pledging today to devise steps to deal with the new threat.
WNY high school football broadcasts to air on MSG Network
Thu, Sep 7th 2017 05:10 pm
As announced Thursday on "The John Murphy Show" on MSG Network and WGR Sports Radio 550, Pegula Sports and Entertainment will produce a series of Western New York high school football games presented by the DENT Concussion Center focusing on teams from the Monsignor Martin Athletic Association. The games will take place at New Era Field and air live on MSG Network and OneBuffalo.com. Chris Brown will call play-by-play and Donald Jones will serve as analyst.
Public forums set for citizens to take part in 2018 Erie County community development program
Thu, Sep 7th 2017 05:10 pm
The Erie County Department of Environment and Planning has announced upcoming citizen forums to help determine the needs and priorities of low- and moderate-income residents residing within the Erie County community development block grant consortium.
Falls: Important refuse updates for September electronics disposal
Thu, Sep 7th 2017 05:10 pm
The City of Niagara Falls Department of Public Works offers electronics drop-off from dawn to dusk seven days a week at 1785 New Road.
Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Castellani Art Museum teams with YWCA of Niagara Frontier to present 'The Clothesline Project'
Thu, Sep 7th 2017 05:10 pm
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University and the YWCA of the Niagara Frontier have teamed up to present "The Clothesline Project" from Monday, Oct. 2, through Friday, Oct. 13.
Niagara Falls National Heritage Area to sponsor student field trips to Old Fort Niagara's 'Fridays on the Frontier' in October
Thu, Sep 7th 2017 05:05 pm
The Niagara Falls National Heritage Area has announced its sponsorship of field trips for school districts to Old Fort Niagara's "Fridays on the Frontier" program for the third year in a row. "Fridays on the Frontier" are interactive hands-on education programs for fourth- and seventh-graders that immerse students in the experiences of people who lived in the Niagara Region during the American Revolution. The programs will take place every Friday during the month of October.
Buffalo Bills, Sabres announce partnerships with Airbnb
Thu, Sep 7th 2017 05:05 pm
Pegula Sports and Entertainment on Thursday announced the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres have entered a partnership with Airbnb that will create unique experiences for fans surrounding Buffalo sporting events. The partnership kicks off with the "Suite Dreams at New Era Field" contest, in which a winning fan will be given a Bills experience unlike any other (including an overnight stay in a New Era Field suite in advance of the Bills Oct. 29 home game against Oakland).
Halloween Spooktacular at Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum
Thu, Sep 7th 2017 07:00 am
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum will hold its annual spook-free Halloween party, "Spooktacular," from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13. The Superhero Alliance of WNY will make a special appearance at the event, so guests can meet their favorite heroes and villains.
Jacobs convenes Great Lakes roundtable
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 06:25 pm
Twenty-five public and private leaders from 16 municipal and environmental organizations convened at the Frank Lloyd Wright Fontana Boathouse on Wednesday to share ideas and discuss strategies on how to improve water safety and quality, and reduce beach closures in communities across Western New York.
Buffalo Sabres announce full roster for Prospects Challenge
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 02:50 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced the team's full roster for the Prospects Challenge, which will run from Sept. 8-11 at HarborCenter.
Memorial names Jordan-Williams budget director
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 02:50 pm
Suzanne Jordan-Williams, M.B.A., has been appointed budget/reimbursement director in the finance department at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Buffalo Sabres reveal giveaways, promotional nights for 2017-18 season
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 02:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team's giveaway items and promotional schedule for the 2017-18 season. The team will host eight giveaway nights, 22 promotional nights and four theme nights.
2017 'PAW Patrol Roll Patrol Road Tour' stopping in Williamsville & Hamburg
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 02:45 pm
Spin Master Corp., a leading global children's entertainment company, recently announced the third annual "PAW Patrol Roll Patrol Road Tour," a multicity, life-size activation that successfully blends the award-winning toy line with the top-rated preschool property produced by Spin Master Entertainment and broadcast on Nickelodeon.
Falls residents choose park improvements
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 02:45 pm
Voting for the City of Niagara Falls Department of Community Development's participatory budgeting initiative, dubbed "PB 360," came to a close on Aug. 31, and the results have now been tallied.
Fantasy Island debuts new Oktoberfest event
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 02:40 pm
"A delicious aroma fills the air that's almost as palpable as the sounds emanating from the stage. Children dance and sing along; and the adults do, too, with a little help from some of the best local and national brews one can savor."
Lewiston Kiwanis to celebrate 60 years of Niagara County Peach Festival
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 11:50 am
Each year, the Niagara County (aka Lewiston Kiwanis) Peach Festival seems to get better and better. Marking its 60th year in 2017, Lewiston's favorite festival officially opens at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at Academy Park on Center Street in the village.
Niagara Falls: City clerk's office, NFPD announce new reporting system for animal complaints
Tue, Sep 5th 2017 02:35 pm
On Tuesday, the Niagara Falls city clerk's office, in partnership with Niagara Falls Police Department, announced a new system for reporting animal complaints - particularly vicious dogs.
Register for Linda Yalem Safety Run
Tue, Sep 5th 2017 02:35 pm
More than 800 runners and walkers - and hundreds of volunteers - are expected to take part in the 28th annual Linda Yalem Safety Run, a 5K run held on the University at Buffalo's North Campus to promote personal safety and remember UB student Linda Yalem.
M&T Bank to host local not-for-profits at Buffalo Bills games
Tue, Sep 5th 2017 02:30 pm
Eight local not-for-profit organizations will experience an exciting and exclusive game-day experience during the 2017-18 Buffalo Bills season, thanks to M&T Bank.
National Grid approves grant for up to $180,000 for Mayer Bros. Barker plant expansion
Tue, Sep 5th 2017 02:30 pm
National Grid has approved an economic development grant in the amount of up to $180,000, which Mayer Bros. Apple Products Inc. will use toward a 40,400 square-foot expansion of its Barker manufacturing plant.
Niagara County Historical Society sites join Smithsonian Magazine's 13th annual 'Museum Day Live!'
Tue, Sep 5th 2017 02:30 pm
The Niagara History Center and Erie Canal Discovery Center will open their doors free of charge on Saturday, Sept. 23, as part of Smithsonian magazine's 13th annual "Museum Day Live!" On this day only, participating museums across the U.S. emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution's Washington, D.C.-based facilities, which offer free admission every day, and open their doors for free to those who download a "Museum Day Live!" ticket.
Family Violence Conference to feature national expert on psychological trauma
Tue, Sep 5th 2017 02:30 pm
The Child Advocacy Center of Niagara, a service of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, has announced the faculty and program for the 19th annual Safe at Home Conference to be held Thursday, Oct. 12, at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Entertainment community comes together to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey with 'Hand In Hand: A Benefit For Hurricane Harvey Relief' telethon
Tue, Sep 5th 2017 02:25 pm
Participants Include: George Clooney, Jamie Foxx, Karlie Kloss, Beyoncé, Matt Lauer, Rob Lowe, Matthew McConaughey, Norah O'Donnell, Dennis Quaid, Julia Roberts, Kelly Rowland, Adam Sandler, Ryan Seacrest, Blake Shelton, Michael Strahan, George Strait, Barbra Streisand, Oprah Winfrey & Reese Witherspoon
 

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