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Remembering One-Nine
Fri, Apr 30th 2021 03:55 pm
Patrick Romano, 23, was a college hockey player at Niagara University. Tragically and unexpectedly, in the early hours of the morning on March 27, Patrick passed away in a fire in his off campus house on Wyoming Avenue in Niagara Falls.
College mental health crisis: Thoughts from current students & tips to help
Fri, Apr 30th 2021 03:40 pm
For many, college is a time for freedom, growth, and change. College is being independent for the first time, and it is exciting, new, and daunting. College is also late nights in the library spent with a coffee and a textbook.
Friend remembers Trotter as leader, admirable soldier
Fri, Apr 30th 2021 12:20 pm
Rich Trotter, Emerson Gloss and Ray Sommer Jr. all received their draft notices during the Vietnam War on the same day, Oct. 26, 1966, four months after they made history as members of the first graduating class from Grand Island High School. Before they all departed for basic training, a party was held at the Island Lanes, and they all received good wishes from everyone.
Relay For Life to hold an in-person event
Fri, Apr 30th 2021 12:05 pm
Relay For Life will be held in person this year - the first time since 2019. This year's event has been scheduled for 3-7 p.m. Saturday, July 17, at the Fuccillo Hyundai dealership, 1910 Alvin Road.
New Silo season begins with new look, new flavor(s)
Fri, Apr 30th 2021 11:00 am
Lewiston's The Silo Restaurant was one of the eateries that took the COVID-19 situation seriously - and took noticeable action to ensure safety and comfort.
Make Mother's Day special with a gift of flowers
Fri, Apr 30th 2021 11:00 am
For more than a quarter-century, Enchanted Florist has been a go-to destination for ways in which to brighten someone's day.
NCCC ahead of the curve amidst budding cannabis industry
Fri, Apr 30th 2021 11:00 am
On March 31, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation legalizing adult use of cannabis throughout New York. During the announcement, Cuomo said the development of an adult-use cannabis industry in New York has, "The potential to create significant economic opportunities for New Yorkers and the state." Its estimated the industry could bring in $350 million in tax revenue each year and potentially create 30,000 to 60,000 jobs.
Stavatti Aerospace plans get OK from Town of Niagara, Niagara County planning boards
Fri, Apr 30th 2021 11:00 am
A site plan from Stavatti Aerospace Ltd. to begin initial construction and repairs at the former Army Reserve base located in the municipality was approved by both the Town of Niagara and Niagara County planning boards last week. The approved plans allow Stavatti to begin remediation efforts to bring building No. 4, a 37,500-square-foot hangar, up to code.
Bella Rose, Modern embark on new recycling effort
Fri, Apr 30th 2021 11:00 am
Call it a groundbreaker for the area's wine industry.
North Tonawanda: Mayor announces charter revision committee
Fri, Apr 30th 2021 11:00 am
Earlier this week, North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas released a statement announcing the formation of a charter revision committee - an independent body set up to review the city's aging charter for outdated or redundant codes.
Town of Lewiston Recreation Department to offer youth fishing program
Fri, Apr 30th 2021 11:00 am
As recreational activities continue to rebound from COVID-19 restrictions, Lewiston Town Board members learned more Monday of a new fishing program on Lewiston's waterfront planned for children.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 30, 2021
Fri, Apr 30th 2021 09:05 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 30, 2021
NTHS Wall of Fame Project holding 'Party Like a Lumberjack' event
Fri, Apr 23rd 2021 02:10 pm
The North Tonawanda High School Wall of Fame Project - a nonprofit organization dedicated to revitalizing both the high school's athletic and fine arts walls of fame - is holding a "Party Like a Lumberjack" celebration/fundraising event from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, May 2, at Brownies Sports Bar, 775 Oliver St.
96 years young, Shirley Luther recalls a Mother's Day she would rather forget
Fri, Apr 23rd 2021 11:40 am
When Shirley Luther and her husband, LaVerne "Bunny," the Town of Grand Island supervisor at the time, and their three girls attended services at Trinity United Methodist Church on Mother's Day 1970, they offered prayers for their 21-year-old son and brother, US. Army Pfc. Robert B. Luther, who had been sent to Vietnam five months earlier.
River Lea renovations: What's old is new again
Fri, Apr 23rd 2021 11:00 am
A fresh coat of paint and a reinventing of a room in tribute to a revered Island family has done wonders for River Lea, the home, headquarters and museum of the Grand Island Historical Society.
Family Justice Center to open satellite center June 12 on Trinity Church Campus
Fri, Apr 23rd 2021 11:00 am
Mary Travers Murphy, president and CEO of the Family Justice Center for the past 12 years, calls domestic violence "a public health crisis" in Erie County and says Mason's story is one she hears way too often.
Debate continues on Buffalo Skyway: Local opposition grows to plans for removal
Fri, Apr 23rd 2021 11:00 am
"What to do with the Buffalo Skyway?"
NU attorneys request DEC to suspend asphalt plant permit review
Fri, Apr 23rd 2021 11:00 am
While there was virtually no discussion of the highly contested asphalt facility planned for 4660 Witmer Road during Wednesday night's Town of Niagara Board meeting, it was very much still being discussed elsewhere.
A conversation with Niagara Falls Police Department Chief Faso
Fri, Apr 23rd 2021 11:00 am
On March 1, John Faso was sworn in as the superintendent of police for the Niagara Falls Police Department. He had been acting as the interim chief for the department since December, after the retirement of the former police chief, Thomas Licata.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 23, 2021
Fri, Apr 23rd 2021 07:00 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 16, 2021
Toronto Blue Jays will be happy with Buffalo Bisons accommodations this summer
Fri, Apr 23rd 2021 07:00 am
Barring a monumental miracle by June 1, the Toronto Blue Jays will again call downtown Buffalo's Sahlen Field home. The Canadian government has yet to grant them approval to return to the Rogers Centre. With COVID-19 cases on the rise in Canada, and Ontario recently entering another lockdown, it is unlikely the Jays will return to the field they last called home in 2019 anytime soon.
Village of Lewiston approves 2021-22 budget
Thu, Apr 22nd 2021 05:30 pm
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston on Monday voted unanimously to approve the 2021-22 budget, which totals $4,088,804. The fiscal year begins June 1.
Cuomo: Decision on festivals coming soon
Thu, Apr 22nd 2021 07:00 am
Will large-scale outdoor festivals and concerts be back this summer - and if so, what will the safety requirements look like?
Q&A: Olivia Rox is a superstar in the making
Wed, Apr 21st 2021 03:35 pm
Olivia Rox might just take over the world. At just 22, she's already a singer, performer, actor, show host, journalist, change agent and aerialist.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 16, 2021
Tue, Apr 20th 2021 05:00 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 16, 2021
Madigan: Bring back all students
Fri, Apr 16th 2021 05:00 pm
"It's extremely deficient." That's how Town Board Member Mike Madigan describes the Grand Island School District's plan to bring only elementary students back to five days in classrooms on April 26.
Grand Island: 5-day school resumes April 26 for elementary students
Fri, Apr 16th 2021 05:00 pm
Grand Island's elementary school students head back to the classroom five days a week starting Monday, April 26.
Grand Island High School unveils new athletic facility
Fri, Apr 16th 2021 05:00 pm
Grand Island High School varsity softball coach Cheryl O'Connor would have been happy enough just to see her team be able to play its home games on school property.
DOT provides update on Center Street paving
Fri, Apr 16th 2021 12:20 pm
Center Street's face-lift might occur later than originally expected.
Youngstown budget passes; board to meet with YVFC
Fri, Apr 16th 2021 12:10 pm
The Village of Youngstown approved its 2021-22 budget of $1,781,089 Monday evening following a public hearing on Zoom that saw limited input from the community.
Lew-Port to hold session on school reopening process
Fri, Apr 16th 2021 12:05 pm
Since our last edition, things have really progressed on a number of fronts: The state budget was finalized in Albany, and new guidance was (finally) released by the New York State Department of Health, aligning to the updated guidance from the CDC related to social distancing in schools. We have moved quickly to advance both the 2021-22 budget and plans to return students to campus under the new guidance.
NWCSD sets expenditure budget and tax levy limit
Fri, Apr 16th 2021 12:00 pm
The ballot is taking shape in the Niagara Wheatfield Central School District for the annual budget vote to be held Tuesday, May 18. The Board of Education recently passed motions setting its expenditure budget for the 2021-22 school year at $79,222,507, and the tax levy limit to $34,720,519 - an increase of 1.99% from last year. Both motions were passed unanimously.
North Tonawanda celebrates Dyngus Day with Oliver Street parade
Fri, Apr 16th 2021 12:00 pm
A little rain couldn't stop North Tonawanda's first (potentially annual) Dyngus Day parade.
Library reopening discussions grow contentious in Youngstown
Fri, Apr 16th 2021 11:55 am
At its April 8 combined work session/regular meeting, the Village of Youngstown announced plans to reopen the Red Brick Youngstown Village Center to the public on May 1, with all state-mandated COVID-19 protocols in place.
North Tonawanda: Drescher & Malecki named city's auditing firm
Fri, Apr 16th 2021 11:45 am
Last week, the North Tonawanda Common Council awarded a bid to Drescher and Malecki LLP Certified Public Accounts to provide audit services to the city over a three-year engagement.
Town of Lewiston puts peddling/soliciting on hold
Fri, Apr 16th 2021 09:55 am
As spring moves ahead and COVID-19 continues, the Town of Lewiston is now considering changes as to how it handles a yearly increase in peddlers and solicitors.
Barenaked Ladies to perform at Artpark in 2022
Thu, Apr 15th 2021 11:35 am
Multi-Platinum band Barenaked Ladies will return to Artpark in Lewiston to headline a "Tuesdays in the Park" concert on July 5, 2022. The show was originally scheduled for the summers of 2020 and 2021, but was delayed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Grand Island: 5-day school resumes April 26 for elementary students
Tue, Apr 13th 2021 08:45 am
Grand Island's elementary school students head back to the classroom five days a week starting Monday, April 26.
Roman Café fundraiser benefits Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas
Mon, Apr 12th 2021 09:00 am
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas took as big a hit as any business or organization could have endured last year due to the pandemic. Many fundraising events that the business organization relies on were canceled.
Town of Grand Island to be lead agency for Acquest project
Sat, Apr 10th 2021 07:00 am
The Town Board voted Monday night to be the lead agency for Acquest Development Co. in its quest to put a 1.1-million-square-foot distribution facility on Long Road at a site Amazon withdrew from last August.
 

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