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Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for June 10, 2022
Fri, Jun 17th 2022 09:35 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for June 10, 2022
'Thursdays on the Water' announces 2022 summer concert lineup
Fri, Jun 17th 2022 09:05 am
"Thursdays on the Water" returns to North Tonawanda with eight weeks of outdoor concerts starting July 7. Series President Jesse Gooch held a press conference Wednesday at the venue to announce this year's musical acts.
Wired differently: Niagara Falls to honor Nik Wallenda with 'Sculpture in the Sky'
Wed, Jun 15th 2022 07:25 pm
Nik Wallenda will walk over Niagara Falls again. Well, sort of.
PHOTOS: Artpark takes a trip to New Orleans
Wed, Jun 15th 2022 02:00 pm
Trombone Shorty brought Orleans Avenue and his "Voodoo Threauxdown" to Artpark's outdoor amphitheater Tuesday night. The audience delighted in the curated mini-festival - a history of New Orleans music and a vision of where that music is headed in the 21st century - while singing and dancing to the music.
Amazon clears next hurdle
Mon, Jun 13th 2022 10:40 am
Niagara Town Board members appear ready to move past a major hurdle in bringing an Amazon warehouse to Lockport Road.
Town Board approves site plan and special use permit for proposed solar project
Sat, Jun 11th 2022 07:00 am
The Grand Island Town Board approved both a site plan and a special use permit at its June 6 meeting for Grand Island Sunrise LLC to construct a solar energy generation project at its property at 871 Whitehaven Road. In addition, the Town Board issued a negative SEQR determination for the project.
Gearing up for Lewiston GardenFest
Fri, Jun 10th 2022 05:00 pm
Lewiston GardenFest, presented by Lewiston Garden Club, is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 18-19. The Center Street festival includes more than 60 vendors selling flowers, plants and handcrafted art and garden essentials, along with a garden walk, speakers, a container garden contest, and more activities throughout the weekend.
GardenFest 2022: Helping Lewiston bloom for 95 years!
Fri, Jun 10th 2022 04:55 pm
With sunny skies and rising temperatures, the weather has been perfect for getting outside and tackling work in our own gardens. The same can be said for Lewiston Garden Club, which is ramping up our own beautification projects and marking a big milestone - 95 years of helping Lewiston bloom!
Schultz wraps high school career with a smile
Fri, Jun 10th 2022 09:20 am
Rebecca Schultz thought, "Yeah, a trip to states would have been great"; but then again, it falls the same weekend as senior prom. And, well, her dress is paid for.
North Tonawanda waterfront venue Harbor House a hub for events serviced by local businesses
Fri, Jun 10th 2022 09:10 am
Since opening in April, entrepreneur Megan Leith has already brought bustling new business to her waterfront venue, Harbor House, formerly known as Michael's Landing, at 369 Sweeney St., North Tonawanda.
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: Meet Lewiston's brave, bizarre sheriff
Fri, Jun 10th 2022 09:05 am
First thing this week, let me say I have received many comments about this series of articles and all have been very positive. We at the Historical Association and the bicentennial committee are happy to hear how many people enjoy learning about the most mature buildings in our township.
Obituary: James P. Maloni Jr.
Wed, Jun 8th 2022 11:00 am
James P. "Bubba" Maloni Jr. went home to Jesus, his parents, relatives, church friends, and a slew of cats on Saturday, June 4, 2022. He was 75.
Talent, compassion on display as Lions Club announces poster contest winners
Sat, Jun 4th 2022 07:00 am
The winners of three years' worth of Lions Club peace poster contests were announced at the Lions Club meeting, held May 25 at the Buffalo Launch Club. The COVID-19 pandemic caused the recognition of peace poster contest winners to be delayed, explained Paul Bassette, chair of the poster committee.
Lewiston Museum debuts new take on historic post office
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 08:10 pm
The Historical Association of Lewiston has a brand-new exhibit at the Lewiston Museum - with a centerpiece thought to be lost to the village burning in December 1813.
Griffon begins new chapter on Water Street
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 11:00 am
It's a thought experiment made real, 17 years in the making. Ken Scibetta and Ed Webster met each other while on staff at Water Street Landing. Over a short period of time, Scibetta found himself serving as the restaurant's general manager. Webster was bar manager.
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: Read about Raby Farm
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 11:00 am
As you read this, we are just one month away from the Lewiston bicentennial celebration. Years in the planning, altered by COVID issues (what hasn't been), but rising over the horizon as we make final preparations.
Ransomville: Fillmore Chapel celebrates 200; Flag Day Parade returns
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 11:00 am
The month of June opens with some interesting happenings to check out in Ransomville.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for June 3, 2022
Thu, Jun 2nd 2022 07:20 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for June 3, 2022
Memorial Day: Veterans worthy of reflection, celebration
Mon, May 30th 2022 12:55 pm
Veterans of Foreign Wars Downriver Post 7487 held its annual Memorial Day celebration and ceremony Monday at the "Circle of Honor" monument in Academy Park in Lewiston. Cmdr. Gordon Spencer served as master of ceremonies. Veteran and New York State Sen. Robert Ortt delivered the keynote address. Boy Scout Troop 824 conducted a flag-folding ceremony, and Santino Hall led the crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Bedell family memorabilia on display at library meeting
Sat, May 28th 2022 07:00 am
The story of the Bedell family, told through memorabilia dating back to the 19th century, was told by Curt Nestark, president of the Grand Island Historical Society, at the annual meeting of the Friends of the Grand Island Memorial Library on May 19.
Collecting materials intrigues library's volunteer of the year
Sat, May 28th 2022 07:00 am
Marsha Mis, who was given the Volunteer of the Year award at the May 19 Friends of the Grand Island Memorial Library event, said that she enjoys doing volunteer work that she describes as "behind the scenes."
Photos: Modest Mouse kicks off amphitheater series at Artpark
Fri, May 27th 2022 09:50 pm
Artpark & Company's 2022 outdoor amphitheater concert series debuted Friday with a headline performance by Modest Mouse. More than a dozen acts will perform at the award-winning venue this summer - and a half-dozen more will entertain inside the Mainstage Theater.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for May 27, 2022
Fri, May 27th 2022 11:45 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for May 27, 2022
Wydysh: Niagara County DPW working to make roads, parks better
Fri, May 27th 2022 11:25 am
I think it's safe to say that our team at the Niagara County Department of Public Works (DPW) can put the snow plows away for the season. Of course, that doesn't mean it is time for vacation, but rather DPW shifts its priorities and focus to other areas. I want to cover of few of those in this month's column.
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: The story behind Fairbanks Mansion
Fri, May 27th 2022 11:15 am
The mansion on 105 Third St. belonged to one of the earliest settlers of Lewiston, who built the home sometime around 1815. This man is Joshua Fairbanks. He was born Jan. 14, 1768, in Dedham, Massachusetts, and moved to Lewiston in 1805 after creating a successful tavern in Queenston, Canada. It is known that Aaron Burr and his daughter and son-in-law stayed at his tavern on their way to see Niagara Falls around 1805.
Village of Lewiston Board votes to add fence to playground, resurface basketball court
Fri, May 27th 2022 11:00 am
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston on Monday voted to fence-in the new inclusive playground and resurface the outdoor basketball courts at Marilyn Toohey Park. They approved these improvements contingent on receipt of funds from the sale of the "Big Yellow House" at 475 Ridge St.
Lewiston Town Board approves solar facility for Sanborn Farm Museum
Fri, May 27th 2022 11:00 am
Following a leadoff public hearing that drew favorable comments, the Lewiston Town Board moved to approve the site plan design/special use permit documents for a solar facility proposed by Borrego Solar Systems on the grounds of the Sanborn Farm Museum at 2660 Saunders Settlement Road.
Shantel VanSanten pleased with 'FBI' experience, excited to find work that 'scares the crap out of me'
Mon, May 23rd 2022 06:35 pm
While it was shocking to see Shantel VanSanten's character come to such an abrupt end on the USA Network's "Shooter," it wasn't a surprise to see her career skyrocket once that series wrapped in 2018.
Budget approved, incumbent unseated in a close Board of Education vote
Sat, May 21st 2022 07:00 am
One incumbent was reelected, while another was unseated in a close Board of Education race held on Tuesday at Grand Island High School.
Letter carriers Stamp Out Hunger: Food drive resumes after 2-year break
Sat, May 21st 2022 07:00 am
At the annual Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, held Saturday, David Conboy of the Grand Island Neighbors Foundation announced the organization was unveiling its new logo.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for May 20, 2022
Fri, May 20th 2022 12:55 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for May 20, 2022
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: Joseph Brant and Lemuel Cooke build historic site
Fri, May 20th 2022 12:15 pm
At 832 Ridge Road sits a house with history that predates its construction. The first known structure built on this spot was made by Joseph Brant, a Mohawk chief, and his tribe. It was the site of their camp, and later the cabin of Brant.
DOT nixes Center Street digital sign idea
Mon, May 16th 2022 10:00 pm
There will be no digital sign at Academy Park.
A look at the 2022-23 Grand Island Central School District budget
Sat, May 14th 2022 07:00 am
The vote on the Grand Island Central School District's proposed 2022-23 budget, as well as an election of two trustees from four candidates, is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday, May 17.
'The Best of Doug Smith': Son compiles treasure trove of dad's writings
Sat, May 14th 2022 07:00 am
The writings of journalist and longtime Grand Island resident the late Doug Smith are presented in a newly published book edited by his son, Joseph W. Smith III. Compiling "The Best of Doug Smith" was a labor of love for his son, whose appreciation for his dad's life's 68-year journalism career grew as the collection, itself, grew.
Matching the power of Niagara: Hydroplanes take to the water for first run of season
Sat, May 14th 2022 07:00 am
Ladies and gentlemen, please start your engines, as the 2022 season for hydroplanes kicks off at Gratwick Riverside Park in Tonawanda.
Artpark looks to prove different is better in 2022
Fri, May 13th 2022 11:00 am
By now, you probably know Artpark's summer season will look a little different than 15, 10 and even five years ago. Heck, more than 50% of a promotional two-sided event flyer focuses on events other than concerts. What you might not know is why.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for May 13, 2022
Fri, May 13th 2022 10:55 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for May 6, 2022
NEEDTOBREATHE takes fans 'Into the Mystery' with new tour
Fri, May 13th 2022 10:00 am
For South Carolina's NEEDTOBREATHE, silence was a chance to create something special. Speaking before a concert Tuesday in Ames, Iowa, keyboardist and vocalist Josh Lovelace recalled a particular period of production - what would eventually be chronicled in an album and documentary titled "Into the Mystery."
Greater Niagara Ballet Company readying spring ballet show
Fri, May 13th 2022 10:00 am
Having successfully helmed their first production of "The Nutcracker" last winter, Greater Niagara Ballet Company artistic directors Mary Schnepf and Molly Vine are back with a new show sure to please families and children of all ages.
 

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