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Tylec announces mayoral run in North Tonawanda
Fri, Mar 5th 2021 04:30 pm
North Tonawanda Alderman-at-Large Austin Tylec announced his candidacy for mayor Tuesday in a campaign event at Platter's Chocolate. The youngest face on the city's Common Council, Tylec was elected to the alderman seat in 2017, having run as an Independent with endorsements from the Democratic Party.
'In the Loop': Lew-Port students fare well in hybrid, remote assessments
Fri, Mar 5th 2021 04:20 pm
March is here, and with it comes the one-year mark of the global pandemic shutdown. We have all grown very weary of COVID-19, but unfortunately that does not mean the crisis is over. All aspects of our lives remain affected while vaccination and other mitigation efforts progress.
Village of Lewiston gets favorable financial review; looks to shore up public safety
Fri, Mar 5th 2021 08:55 am
The Village of Lewiston made it through the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak in fine fashion. How the numbers look for the brunt of the pandemic is yet to be fully determined.
Ready, set, roll: Mallwitz Island Lanes brings back popular Cosmic Bowling
Thu, Mar 4th 2021 11:00 am
Mallwitz Island Lanes is bringing back its popular Cosmic Bowling this weekend, now that a curfew has been lifted with the winning of a second lawsuit against the state by local restaurants, bars and dining establishments.
Austin Tylec running for mayor in North Tonawanda
Wed, Mar 3rd 2021 09:30 am
North Tonawanda Alderman-at-Large Austin Tylec announced his candidacy for mayor Tuesday in a campaign event at Platter's Chocolate. The youngest face on the city's Common Council, Tylec was elected to the alderman seat in 2017, having run as an Independent with endorsements from the Democratic Party.
Communities embrace Northern Niagara Regional Trail Network
Sat, Feb 27th 2021 05:30 pm
Niagara County municipal leaders laid the foundation Friday for what is envisioned to be a 35-mile-long Niagara County bike trail system connecting the Village of Lewiston on the south to lake communities on the north and Lockport on the east.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Feb. 26, 2021
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 02:50 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Feb. 26, 2021
Town of Lewiston addresses financial matters
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 10:15 am
With a limited Town Hall audience and viewers on Zoom Monday evening, the Lewiston Town Board meeting had its focus on various financial matters. Newsmakers included:
The saga of little sloop: Mysterious sailboat found on beach at Fort Niagara
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 10:15 am
Those hiking the meadow beach area at Fort Niagara State Park last week saw something strange on the shore. Amidst the ice floes, a small, abandoned sailboat was seen bobbling on the eastern end with the waves.
Deskside with David: High-risk sports back in action
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 10:15 am
Many of you know me for my dedication to covering the local athletes of our community and telling their stories. Another thing I dedicate myself to is helping the youth of our communities grow through coaching them in sport.
Youngstown PD issues reform collaborative public draft
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 09:35 am
The Village of Youngstown Police Department has issued its police reform collaborative public draft review to the community and is encouraging all residents to read and comment on the document by March 5.
Wheatfield Town Board to return to in-person meetings
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 09:30 am
Tuesday's Town of Wheatfield board meeting revealed the March 17 session will mark a return to in-person gatherings in the council chambers. The board has been meeting via Zoom since November.
Guest Editorial: Schoolchildren better suited for in-school learning
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 09:05 am
As I scrolled the internet a few weeks ago I came across something that sparked my interest, something going on at the Rath Building in Erie County. A group called WNY Students First had organized a rally promoting their mission of getting kids back in school five days a week. I thought to myself, "Wow, I may not be the only person that seems upset at the current system. I may not be the only parent that has watched my children's mental health deteriorate; watched them struggle in general to find happiness in today's world; or witnessed those circles under their eyes growing larger and darker."
'De-Sign' group continues campaign against clutter
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 08:15 am
Recent comments indicate that Cayuga Street will become a designated bike path, and new signs will be added to help bicyclists find their way to Center Street, just one short block away. At a time when residents are begging local officials to clean up the sign clutter, adding more signs is the exact opposite of what this community wants and needs.
Grand Island's Civil War soldiers to be memorialized
Tue, Feb 23rd 2021 03:50 pm
Mary Cooke was attending her first Memorial Day ceremony at the former DeGlopper Park early in her Grand Island political career when an Island resident's comment sent her on what has become a nearly quarter-century search of Islanders who served during the Civil War in the mid-1800s.
Reassessment answers just a video away
Tue, Feb 23rd 2021 03:50 pm
It's no longer a coming attraction. The new video about the town's 2021 reassessment project arrived last week on the town's website, Grand-island.ny.us.
Temporary trail route OK'd for hikers, bikers
Tue, Feb 23rd 2021 03:45 pm
Bicycle riders crossing either bridge will soon be greeted by directional signage sending them 12 miles through the South Parkway Bike Path, along the West River or an approximately 6-mile new temporary route through the center of town that will connect the Niagara Greenway Shoreline Trail's 37 miles from Lackawanna to Youngstown.
Making her mark: Islander Danielle Martin is competing in tattoo beauty contest
Tue, Feb 23rd 2021 03:45 pm
Danielle Martin is making an impressive showing in the 2021 Inked Magazine Cover Girl Search, a worldwide tattoo beauty competition. After three elimination rounds in the online contest, Martin is holding strong at first place in her group.
'Grandpa' Goulding enjoys 5-generation family
Tue, Feb 23rd 2021 03:45 pm
Bob Goulding, 90, the patriarch of a five-generation Island family, is proud to welcome the family's youngest member - his great-great-grandson Wyatt Nicholas Lancaster.
Grand Island author rereleases book on Polish herbs, folk medicine
Tue, Feb 23rd 2021 03:40 pm
Longtime Grand Island resident and retired nurse Sophie Hodorowicz Knab is going strong in her second career as the author of a series of books on Polish history and customs.
Perfect blend: City officials welcome SPoT Coffee to North Tonawanda
Mon, Feb 22nd 2021 11:20 am
Business is a-brewing in the Lumber City. On Friday, North Tonawanda city officials hosted a public "Welcome to Webster Street" event to commemorate the arrival of downtown's newest business, SPoT Coffee.
St. Patrick's Day celebrations adjusting for 2021
Fri, Feb 19th 2021 01:00 pm
St. Patrick's Day 2021 in Buffalo Niagara will look different next month, as the region continues its rebound from the nearly yearlong COVID-19 pandemic.
Village of Lewiston provides updates on events, public safety, bandshell & bike path
Fri, Feb 19th 2021 10:00 am
As Lewiston was dealing with its first major snowstorm of 2021, village trustees met Tuesday night to discuss plans for spring and summer. Updates also were given on several longstanding projects.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Feb. 19, 2021
Fri, Feb 19th 2021 07:00 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Feb. 19, 2021
NT: Pappas gives final State of the City speech
Fri, Feb 19th 2021 07:00 am
On Tuesday, North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas gave his 2021 State of the City address. It was his last such address as mayor, with his announcement last week that he would not seek reelection.
NT: Mayor Pappas full 2021 State of the City address
Fri, Feb 19th 2021 06:55 am
On Tuesday, North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas gave his 2021 State of the City address. It will be his last such address as mayor, having announced last week that he would not be seeking reelection.
Christine A. Learman, CPA, PC may have the cure for that tax time headache
Thu, Feb 18th 2021 05:25 pm
Tax time can be the best of times or the worst of times.
Community embraces DeGlopper Memorial
Thu, Feb 18th 2021 05:20 pm
Chris Taylor is a lifelong Grand Island resident who followed in the footsteps of family members who served their country in a branch of the armed forces when he joined the United States Air Force upon graduating from Grand Island High School in 1999. He left the Island with the memory of his uncle, Army Sgt. Philip C. Taylor, heavy on his heart. Sgt. Taylor was one of the first U.S. soldiers killed on Cambodian soil during an air strike at the tail end of the Vietnam War in 1971.
Viking Strong: Unity through art
Thu, Feb 18th 2021 05:20 pm
A small Grand Island art studio that's less than a year old has wasted no time bringing the community together in a big way.
Orange Poppy Art Studio: A place to learn, create ... and find respite
Thu, Feb 18th 2021 05:15 pm
When artists Bonnie Nevans and Crystal Still, both of Grand Island, decided they wanted to start an art studio, the idea was born of hope and a vision.
GIBOE: Draft 2021-22 budget introduced; Hybrid learning model decried by parents
Fri, Feb 12th 2021 07:00 pm
The Grand Island Board of Education is looking to close a budget gap of at least $1,478,957 after its first review of the draft budget for the school year 2021-22.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Feb. 12, 2021
Fri, Feb 12th 2021 07:00 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Feb. 12, 2021
Porter holds public hearing on revised solar law
Fri, Feb 12th 2021 07:00 am
The Town of Porter began the process Monday toward addressing its nearly year-long moratorium on solar installations, with a public hearing en route to finalizing Local Law No. 1 of 2021 titled, "Solar Energy Systems."
Cuomo's proposed budget draws criticism from Niagara Wheatfield CSD
Fri, Feb 12th 2021 07:00 am
Last month, Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled his proposed 2021-22 executive budget for New York. His education spending plans have sparked concerns amongst local school districts that they could miss out on millions of dollars in much-needed aid.
Tesla monument proposed for Gratwick Park
Fri, Feb 12th 2021 07:00 am
During Tuesday's Common Council work session, members of the nonprofit Buffalo Niagara Nikola Tesla Council Inc. (BNNTC) proposed a plan to gift the City of North Tonawanda with an art structure meant to pay homage to famous scientist and inventor Nikola Tesla.
Lewiston Police Department seeks community input with survey
Wed, Feb 10th 2021 04:10 pm
The Lewiston Police Department issued its anticipated community survey this week, seeking input on its service operations, police practices and any needs for improvement.
Cuomo: Sports & entertainment events in major stadiums, arenas can reopen with limited spectators beginning Feb. 23
Wed, Feb 10th 2021 03:00 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced that, building off of the successful Buffalo Bills pilot program, sports and entertainment events in major stadiums and arenas with a capacity of 10,000 or more people can reopen with limited spectators beginning Feb. 23.
Wydysh offers insight offered on state, Niagara County COVID-19 vaccination efforts
Wed, Feb 10th 2021 02:20 pm
The Lewiston Senior Club and Town of Lewiston Senior Center hosted 2nd District Niagara County Legislator Becky Wydysh, chairwoman of the Niagara County Legislature, on Tuesday. She visited to offer some insight to an issue of demand among residents: When and where can I get vaccinated?
'One Chicago Day' 2021: Dick Wolf series shine light on first responders ... predict the future
Wed, Feb 10th 2021 09:30 am
Whether it's working feverishly to save someone's life, running into a burning building or protecting the innocent, first responders are among the most heroic people on earth at any given "normal" time. Just imagine, then, how much more difficult it's been to be a medic, firefighter or police officer in the past year - with the coronavirus lurking behind the bushes.
Town Board workshop deals with reval, website redesign
Tue, Feb 9th 2021 03:45 pm
Reassessments and revising the town's website to make it more user-friendly were the key topics discussed at a Feb. 1 workshop meeting of the Town Board.
 

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