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Niagara Pride gets set for Pride Month events
Fri, May 28th 2021 12:15 pm
June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month - a time meant to recognize and celebrate the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning individuals. The month itself is significant as it commemorates the Stonewall riots, a flashpoint in the LGBT equal rights movement.
After Niagara County rejects plan, AL Asphalt wonders 'Where can we go?'
Fri, May 28th 2021 09:50 am
Last week, the Niagara County Planning Board voted unanimously to reject a plan for an asphalt plant at 4660 Witmer Road in the Town of Niagara. It was the latest setback for AL Asphalt, the company behind the project.
Town of Lewiston springs into summer: Parks projects, youth sports programs underway
Fri, May 28th 2021 09:45 am
As spring shifts into summer and COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease, the Town of Lewiston - like many others - is getting into the action.
Healing Earth offers natural pain-relief options to customers
Fri, May 28th 2021 09:45 am
The new Lewiston business is offering an alternative to pain medications and pills. Owners Brandon Rush and Heather Belviso opened last month with an intent to help those who might be at their wits' end trying to fight inflammation or fatigue.
Hibbard's donating cookie sandwich proceeds to VFW
Thu, May 27th 2021 10:40 am
This weekend, when you purchase one of Hibbard's frozen sandwiches - you know, the ones with that world-famous "Original Frozen Custard" paired between The Village Bake Shoppe cookies - you'll be honoring those who have defended this country.
Q&A: Christina Custode finds new ways to share music, encourage youth
Wed, May 26th 2021 05:25 pm
Christina Custode is the hardest-working woman in show business - well, at least in Western New York.
'Swim For Sight' takes plunge in Olcott
Mon, May 24th 2021 07:05 pm
The 52nd Olcott Lions "Polar Bear Swim For Sight" was staged Sunday at Olcott Beach.
Town Board closes in on Solar Law amendments
Mon, May 24th 2021 02:25 pm
The Town Board on Monday set in motion plans to finalize amendments to its 2017 solar law through a series of special workshop meetings scheduled for June. The goal is to hold a public hearing, then vote on the amended law at its regular July 19 Town Board meeting.
Casey's Cabana opening for season
Sat, May 22nd 2021 09:15 am
Casey's Cabana, Grand Island's student-founded and -operated riverfront summer restaurant, opens for its fourth season Saturday. It will continue from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day throughout the summer
Southpointe reaches detail plan review
Sat, May 22nd 2021 09:10 am
The long-planned Southpointe development plan is back on the table for Town Board review more than 20 years after it was first proposed as a Planned Development District (PDD) at the south end of Grand Island.
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Visitors Center of the Tonawandas opens in Gateway Harbor Park
Fri, May 21st 2021 10:50 am
On May 15, the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas, the Gateway Cities Promotions committee and city officials from both Tonawanda and North Tonawanda took part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the new Visitors Center of the Tonawandas located in Gateway Harbor Park.
Wheatfield Town Board honors Niagara County legislators
Fri, May 21st 2021 10:45 am
On Monday, the Wheatfield Town Board honored members of the Niagara County Legislature for the services they have provided the county/town, particularly since the pandemic began. 2nd District Legislator Rebecca Wydysh, 10th District Legislator David Godfrey and 7th District Legislator Jesse Gooch were issued signed proclamations to commemorate their dedication to the area.
Lewiston Stone House, Carmelo's look to add outdoor seating
Fri, May 21st 2021 10:40 am
Lewiston Stone House owner Emery Simon intends to build a patio in front of his bar and restaurant at 755 Center St. Plans call for seating of about 20 guests inside of a gated rectangle atop the existing sidewalk. Simon will add a new, larger walkway behind the seating area, replacing what is now a small section of grass.
Lewiston Artisan Farmers Market expanding for 2021 (and adding Orange Cat Coffee)
Fri, May 21st 2021 10:35 am
When the Lewiston Artisan Farmers Market returns to Academy Park this summer, patrons will find more vendors, a return of activities, and the addition of one notable village staple: The Orange Cat Coffee Co. coffee.
Olcott Lions 'Swim for Sight' set for Sunday
Fri, May 21st 2021 10:25 am
COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease and, with that, a number of popular community events are making their comeback.
Discover Niagara Shuttle season begins with new route to Lockport
Fri, May 21st 2021 10:10 am
The Discover Niagara Shuttle, the complimentary hop-on/hop-off service that connects visitors and residents to more than a dozen stops between Niagara Falls and Fort Niagara, is set to kick off its sixth season. This year promises to be its most exciting yet, with new routes, new stops, and new places to see along the way.
The Tragically Hip surprise fans with new album, 'Saskadelphia'
Thu, May 20th 2021 09:15 am
Celebrated, iconic band The Tragically Hip announce a brand-new album, "Saskadelphia," out Friday, May 21.
Fantasy Island: Not yet a done deal
Thu, May 20th 2021 09:00 am
Grand Island Supervisor John Whitney said talks on reopening Fantasy Island are still at the "hopeful" and "tentative" stage.
Village of Lewiston breaks ground on new playground site
Mon, May 17th 2021 12:40 pm
Elected leaders joined together Sunday to break ground on the Village of Lewiston's inclusive playground at Marilyn Toohey Park. A ceremony was held at the end of the 25th annual Spring Fling event for children.
Grand Island's Fantasy Island may rise again
Fri, May 14th 2021 11:40 am
Grand Island Supervisor John Whitney has confirmed reports Fantasy Island - closed since February 2020 - is the subject of negotiations designed to reopen the park under new management.
Lewiston Tops adding a Starbucks; now featuring Boar's Head - 'Cadillac of lunchmeats'
Fri, May 14th 2021 11:25 am
Since 1964, DiMino's Lewiston Tops has been the River Region's go-to source for groceries and everything chefs need for home-cooked meals. This fall, it will become the go-to place for America's No. 1 coffee company: Starbucks.
YBPA awarded 2021 Mayne Community Enhancement funding
Fri, May 14th 2021 11:00 am
As COVID-19 slowly drifts into history, the Youngstown Business and Professional Association has set its eyes for the future.
Alder Creek Music Store to close
Fri, May 14th 2021 11:00 am
Behind every band and performer, there have been specialists like Steve Wingrove of Alder Creek Music (2880 Niagara Falls Blvd.) helping to make the instruments last at least as long as their owners.
Big-ticket concerts returning to Artpark
Fri, May 14th 2021 07:50 am
Artpark & Company made two concert announcements this week, signaling a return of its popular "Tuesdays in the Park" and "Coors Light" concert series. Fitz and the Tantrums and Blackberry Smoke are slated to perform this summer at the South Fourth Street venue in Lewiston.
All Grand Island students could return to class May 19
Wed, May 12th 2021 09:50 am
Grand Island secondary students could be heading back to five-day, in-person classes as soon as next Wednesday, May 19.
Community Missions' business clothing closet to help individuals take next step
Tue, May 11th 2021 12:00 pm
For nearly a century, Community Missions of Niagara Frontier Inc. has been a leading service provider for vulnerable individuals and families in Niagara Falls. For many who find themselves in positions of need, the organization is a vital source of food, clothing and shelter, as well as other crucial mental health, crisis and recovery services.
Plans presented for Frontier House
Tue, May 11th 2021 11:05 am
The Village of Lewiston has its first look at plans to restore the historic Frontier House at 460 Center St.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for May 7, 2021
Fri, May 7th 2021 05:10 pm
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Toronto Blue Jays in Buffalo: Major League Baseball returns - this time with fans in stands
Fri, May 7th 2021 12:15 pm
The Toronto Blue Jays confirmed Wednesday what the Island Dispatch speculated in its April 23 Island-wide issue: Major League Baseball games will be played in downtown Buffalo's Sahlen Field for the second straight year.
Lew-Port student holds fundraiser to help out Youngstown fire families
Fri, May 7th 2021 11:55 am
On Tuesday, March 2, a fast-moving fire at a Village of Youngstown apartment complex resulted in significant damage to the building and displaced four families with children into the chilly winter night.
Village of Lewiston recognizes 4th-grade dog advocate
Fri, May 7th 2021 11:45 am
Mayor Anne Welch presented a certificate of appreciation to Lewiston-Porter Intermediate Education Center fourth-grade student Charlotte Ryan, whose "passion project" was pushing elected leaders to look out for dogs.
DEC to rescind negative declaration for asphalt plant
Fri, May 7th 2021 11:35 am
Amid public backlash from residents and neighboring communities, as well as some newly raised issues, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is preparing to rescind its environmental OK for a planned asphalt plant in the Town of Niagara.
NTPD warns violators solid waste code will be enforced
Fri, May 7th 2021 11:30 am
The North Tonawanda Police Department issued a public information announcement via its Facebook page regarding recent amendments to the city's solid waste code. On April 20, the North Tonawanda City Council approved an amendment to Chapter 45 of the City Code regarding solid waste, which imposed stricter penalties for violating new bulk pickup rules.
NT: Community Development director leaving for new job
Fri, May 7th 2021 11:30 am
Earlier this week, Michael Zimmerman announced his resignation as director of community development, effective May 14.
Former Page's Whistle Pig and Clancy's Restaurant site demolished
Fri, May 7th 2021 11:25 am
Last Thursday, demolition crews began tearing down the vacated structures located at 7001 Packard Road in the Town of Niagara. The location was most recently the site of Clancy's Restaurant. However, for many locals, the location will forever be remembered as the home of Page's Whistle Pig.
Niagara County Peach Festival to return
Fri, May 7th 2021 11:20 am
As announcements continue on the state level with regard to COVID-19 reopening plans and protocol changes, there's some upbeat news on the local level: The annual Niagara County (aka Lewiston Kiwanis) Peach festival is a go for this year.
Grand Island Garden Walk is back for 2021
Wed, May 5th 2021 07:00 am
Mark your calendars on July 11 for the return of the Grand Island Garden Walk.
Lost behind the screen
Mon, May 3rd 2021 02:20 pm
Social media is perhaps the largest trend of the 21st century and has people of all ages addicted to its glossy finish. Since its invention in the late '90s and its growing popularity at the turn of the century, social media has taken the world by storm. It is the most common with millennials and Generation Z because they grew up with it.
 

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