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Newly defined Echosmith looking forward to returning to Toronto: 'A great city' with 'a lot of good food,' 'a lot of sweet people'
Sun, Oct 23rd 2022 01:20 pm
The Sierota siblings spent their pandemic pause much like the rest of us - taking a deep-dive into their lives and wondering what could be improved. The members of Echosmith found they're more alt-pop leaning and, more importantly, their music should be a means to unite people in positivity.
Islandwide Dispatch interview with Supervisor John Whitney
Sat, Oct 22nd 2022 10:55 am
Grand Island Town Supervisor John C. Whitney, P.E., said during a lengthy interview with the Island Dispatch he would not seek reelection when his first term ends next year.
Grand Island Fire Co. open house doesn't disappoint
Sat, Oct 22nd 2022 09:10 am
A crowd gathered on the parking lot at the Grand Island Fire Co.'s headquarters at the corner of Grand Island Boulevard and Baseline Road to experience what was promised to be the most exciting event of the Oct. 14 open house.
DeGlopper Memorial Expansion Committee taking monument site to national level
Sat, Oct 22nd 2022 07:00 am
Seven years ago, several local veterans and town officials met in the Grand Island Moose Lodge to discuss developing a vacant lot. Located in the center of town, at the corners of Grand Island Boulevard and Baseline Road, they sought to build a memorial site for hometown hero and U.S. Army soldier Pfc. Charles N. DeGlopper - and all town veterans of the armed forces.
Andrea Tarshus runs toward goal of helping others
Sat, Oct 22nd 2022 07:00 am
When Andrea A. Tarshus, Esq., decided to leave the corporate setting of practicing law and become a sole practitioner, she knew her practice would focus on entrepreneurs, minority and women-owned businesses, and not-for-profit organizations.
Grand Island's witnesses to history: World War II Part one: Charles DeGlopper
Sat, Oct 22nd 2022 07:00 am
Shortly before D-Day, approximately half a million members of the U.S. military were training for the invasion in England. While there, Charles N. DeGlopper and his lifelong friend, Harold "Bud" Long, had a chance to catch up with each other.
Town Board sets hearing date for 2023 budget
Sat, Oct 22nd 2022 07:00 am
At an Oct. 19 workshop meeting, the Grand Island Town Board voted to set a public hearing for the 2023 town budget for 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7. In addition, the next steps to enacting a local law to breach the tax cap will occur at the same Town Board meeting.
Citizen of the Year dinner honors those positively impacting Grand Island
Sat, Oct 22nd 2022 07:00 am
The annual Citizen of the Year Awards dinner, held Oct. 13 at the DoubleTree by Hilton at Niagara Falls, was a success, said Grand Island Chamber of Commerce President Eric Fiebelkorn. "The dinner was well attended and was very successful. The honorees this year were fantastic and made the program worthwhile and the success it was."
'Arctic: A Man Under the Ice' opens at Summit Park Mall site
Fri, Oct 21st 2022 11:05 am
A new event space at the former Summit Park Mall is hosting a wet and wild visual trip under a glacier. "Arctic: A Man Under the Ice," an interactive walking adventure featuring video immersion and physical exhibits, details the exploits of diver, filmmaker and photographer Mario Cyr as he and his team visit the Canadian arctic.
Town of Niagara awaiting Amazon's next move
Fri, Oct 21st 2022 11:05 am
Town of Niagara officials are waiting like the rest of the town citizens for Amazon's facility to come to town.
Discover Runaway Bay: New Youngstown development offers unique amenities
Fri, Oct 21st 2022 11:00 am
When it comes desirable living, there are certainly many options to choose from throughout Western New York. From East Aurora to Clarence; Lewiston to Grand Island, the City of Buffalo; the ring suburbs, including Amherst, Lancaster, Hamburg, Orchard Park, Williamsville, Lockport and beyond. One can find wonderful locations to build the home of their dreams. But when it comes to a unique property offering, well, there's a few that truly stand out over others.
Lewiston Family Ice Rink on hold for '22 holiday season
Fri, Oct 21st 2022 11:00 am
As the 2022 holiday season approaches, it appears the Town of Lewiston Family Ice Rink is being put on the shelf for this year. The Town Board announced last week that, due to a number of concerns - most notably the condition of the ice rink cooling systems and related equipment, plus uncertainties with the rink's Academy Park site - it has decided to suspend the annual holiday feature for this year.
Chamber gala returns to honor River Region contributors
Fri, Oct 21st 2022 11:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the community at the annual awards dinner Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Niagara Falls Country Club. The board of directors will present awards to member businesses from 2020 and 2022.
Village of Lewiston tables mold remediation compensation
Tue, Oct 18th 2022 08:10 am
Village of Lewiston trustees voted Monday to table a resolution calling for fund balance monies to be used in paying 716 Clean Up and Restoration for recent mold remediation.
Citizen of the Year Awardee honored at Board of Education meeting
Sat, Oct 15th 2022 07:00 am
Athletic Director Jon Roth, who was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce's Citizen of the Year banquet earlier this week, was honored by the Grand Island Central School District Board of Education at its meeting on Tuesday in Sidway Elementary School.
Daffodil planting at Nike Base in remembrance of Joanne Pinner Carr
Sat, Oct 15th 2022 07:00 am
Daffodils are seen as a sign of hope and remembrance. Because of their bright yellow color, they are seen as a symbol of spring. For the family and friends of Joanne Pinner Carr, who died in 2009, daffodils are a way to remember her life and her connection to the Earth.
Delaware North donates $20,000 to Community Missions
Fri, Oct 14th 2022 07:10 pm
Neither a global pandemic nor a national labor and supply shortage could stop Community Missions from providing more than 174,000 meals and 10,000 nights of care to those in need in Niagara County in 2021.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Oct. 14, 2022
Fri, Oct 14th 2022 11:15 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Oct. 14, 2022
Happy Fall-o-ween!
Fri, Oct 14th 2022 11:10 am
Lewiston merchants have outdone themselves this year, creating and displaying season-appropriate "friends" to greet their customers.
What's new and coming soon at Niagara Air Reserve Station?
Fri, Oct 14th 2022 11:00 am
Holly Curcione, executive director of the Niagara Military Affairs Council, visited the Niagara Town Board last week to discuss the lobbying group's activities and the exciting future planned for one of only six Air Force bases left in New York state.
Michael Bublé impresses Buffalo crowd
Wed, Oct 12th 2022 08:35 pm
As Michael Bublé descended under the same part of the stage he had made his appearance at two hours earlier, everyone in attendance at his KeyBank Center performance on Tuesday night was giving him a well-deserved standing ovation.
Lewiston Event Center sale: Boards unsure if storage facility is permitted
Wed, Oct 12th 2022 08:00 am
Officials in the Village of Lewiston are uncertain if the Lewiston Event Center can be converted into a 300-unit self-storage facility. Confusion centers on primary vs. accessory use in a B-1 zoned area, the definition of a warehouse, and what the codebook allows as it pertains to permitted stowage.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce to recognize Citizen of the Year awardees
Sat, Oct 8th 2022 07:00 am
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce will honor the following at the 55th annual Grand Island Citizen of the Year Awards Dinner, set for 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Niagara Falls, 401 Buffalo Ave. Organizers said, "The Chamber's Citizen of the Year Awards are presented annually to businesses and individuals whose contributions have truly made Grand Island a better place to live, work and play. We're excited to announce this year's recipients below. Please join us in celebrating their hard work, dedication and passion!"
Grand Island Town Board to hold a public hearing on breaching tax cap
Sat, Oct 8th 2022 07:00 am
The Grand Island Town Board has set a public hearing to discuss the tax cap for 8 p.m. Oct. 17 in Grand Island Town Hall. In addition, the Town Board has scheduled two workshop meetings to be held to discuss the 2023 town budget. These meetings will be held at 4 p.m. Oct. 17 and 11:15 a.m. Oct. 19.
Founder of Grand Island's paramedic program honored in special ceremony
Sat, Oct 8th 2022 07:00 am
The Grand Island Fire Co. was established with 53 founding members in 1938. But it wouldn't have the paramedic unit, for which it is now renowned, until 1979.
Red Brick reopens, as mold is mitigated
Fri, Oct 7th 2022 02:00 pm
The Village of Lewiston's Red Brick Municipal Building is expected to reopen to the public tonight, after 5 p.m., now that 716 Clean Up & Restoration has finished its initial mold remediation process.
More art coming to Lewiston: Fall Festival chili-cooking competition at Gallo to benefit 'Lewiston Landing' sculpture
Fri, Oct 7th 2022 11:00 am
Michael Hibbard and his flagship Gallo Coal Fire Kitchen will host a chili cookoff and Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 15, to raise money for the "Lewiston Landing" sculpture.
Niagara County: Impacts of new gun laws discussed in Youngstown
Fri, Oct 7th 2022 11:00 am
Area pistol permitholders and firearms supporters learned more on the impacts of recently passed state gun legislation Tuesday evening at the Youngstown firehall.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Oct. 7, 2022
Fri, Oct 7th 2022 10:15 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Oct. 7, 2022
NYS Commissioner of Education Dr. Rosa, NYSED visit Tuscarora Indian School
Fri, Oct 7th 2022 07:00 am
New York State Commissioner of Education Dr. Betty A. Rosa and members of the New York State Education Department made a visit to the Niagara Wheatfield Central School District, specifically to the Tuscarora Indian School. The goal of the stop was to meet with the members of the Tuscarora Council, tour the school, and inspect the beginning of school improvements that have started thanks to monies from New York state totaling $11.8 million.
'Cigar Bazaar' to benefit Tuscarora, Dominican Republic charities
Fri, Oct 7th 2022 07:00 am
A pair of foundations serving impoverished communities on two continents will be the beneficiaries of an event for cigar lovers being held Friday, Oct. 7, on the Tuscarora Nation Reservation.
Red Brick mold removal process, price, more than expected - but cleaner promises 'healthy, safe environment to return to and work'
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 09:15 am
The process of identifying and remediating mold within the Red Brick has exceeded initial expectations - and so has the project cost.
Speed limit lowered to 25 on Village of Lewiston roads - Center Street excluded
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 01:50 pm
Residential roads in the Village of Lewiston now have a posted speed limit of 25 mph.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce celebrates its new office space
Sat, Oct 1st 2022 07:00 am
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce now has new office space at 2680 Grand Island Blvd., which, according to Chamber President Eric Fiebelkorn, will encourage "community building for our membership and even for some folks that are not members but are community organizations that support us."
Flu shot clinic to be held at Golden Age Center
Sat, Oct 1st 2022 07:00 am
The Grand Island Golden Age Center, at 3278 Whitehaven Road, will host a flu shot clinic from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11. The clinic is "a community event that's open to the public right here on Grand Island," explained Jen Menter, recreation supervisor of the center. The flu shots will be administered by Walgreen's employees.
UPDATED: Village of Lewiston's Red Brick Municipal Building closed for cleaning
Fri, Sep 30th 2022 11:00 am
The building - which also includes a basement gymnasium and a second-floor suite of offices and fitness studios - closed to the public at 8 a.m. Monday. It is still being tested as of this publication. Results are due sometime around Oct. 13.
Lewiston Town Board discusses preliminary 2023 budget, NIMAC visit, ice rink
Fri, Sep 30th 2022 07:00 am
Lewiston Town Board members had an active session Monday. Included in their discussions was the 2023 proposed town budget; a public hearing on a revised site plan for the LMK Realty Associates' Northridge Drive proposed subdivision; a presentation by the Niagara Military Affairs Council; and this season's plans for the Lewiston Family Ice Rink in Academy Park.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Sept. 30, 2022
Thu, Sep 29th 2022 09:35 pm
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Sept. 30, 2022
Q&A: Mandeep Dhillon offers clues into 'CSI: Vegas' season 2
Thu, Sep 29th 2022 06:50 pm
When CBS debuted "CSI: Vegas" last season, part of the appeal was that the show was bringing back original "CSI" stars William Petersen (Gil Grissom) and Jorja Fox (Sara Sidle). While that caught the attention of both hardcore fans and casual channel-flippers, it was the new cast members who made the iconic franchise feel fresh and fun.
'One Chicago' preparing for Jay Halstead's departure
Tue, Sep 27th 2022 04:10 pm
"One Chicago" - the triumvirate of "Chicago Med," "Chicago Fire" and "Chicago P.D." - has become the cornerstone of NBC's scripted programming, with each show among the network's most-watched series. At the foundation of that universe is the Halstead brothers - Dr. Will (Nick Gehlfuss) and Det. Jay (Jesse Lee Soffer).
 

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