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Speakers critical of warehouse site plan
Sat, Sep 23rd 2023 07:00 am
In the second of two Town Board public hearings this week, residents gave their opinions Wednesday at the high school on the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Grand Island Commerce Center. That's the formal name for the mega-warehouse proposed by Acquest Development for 2780 Long Road.
Grand Island board looks to further cut building size
Sat, Sep 23rd 2023 07:00 am
A standing-room-only crowd in Town Hall on Monday signaled its approval to the town's efforts to limit the size of new buildings on Grand Island to 100,000 square feet.
GIHS: Athletic Director Jon Roth retires after 50-year career
Sat, Sep 23rd 2023 07:00 am
Jon Roth has been part of the Grand Island Central School District for 50 years. His career began in 1973 when he was hired by H. David Myers, Grand Island's first athletic director, as a physical education teacher in Sidway Elementary School.
Bone marrow donation touches lives
Sat, Sep 23rd 2023 07:00 am
On Sept. 16, the day of the Be the Match donor drive signup event at Town Hall, Kim Kalman received an anonymous letter from the wife of the recipient of her bone marrow. According to Be the Match rules, all correspondence between donors and recipients has to remain anonymous until a year after the donation.
Peach powerhouse Aimee Loughran recognized for culinary craftsmanship
Fri, Sep 22nd 2023 11:00 am
In a year where, seemingly, very little happened, something extraordinary materialized in the Just Desserts by Aimee kitchen.
NACC names new executive director: Q&A with Kevin Leary
Fri, Sep 22nd 2023 11:00 am
The Niagara Arts and Cultural Center's board of directors recently announced the appointment of Kevin Leary as the new executive director.
Village of Lewiston to use fund balance to pay for unexpected cost associated with DPW garage addition
Fri, Sep 22nd 2023 11:00 am
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston on Monday voted unanimously to use general fund reserve monies to pay for what was described as "unforeseen conditions" and "contingency costs" occurring with the Department of Public Works garage additions.
YBPA honors prominent organizations, local contributors
Fri, Sep 22nd 2023 11:00 am
The Youngstown Business and Professional Association held a special program as part of its fall members' meeting at the Niagara Frontier Golf Club.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Sept. 22, 2023
Fri, Sep 22nd 2023 09:40 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Sept. 22, 2023
Public gets a say on proposed Uniland industrial project off Military Road
Fri, Sep 22nd 2023 08:00 am
More work is needed, but efforts to build an industrial facility off Military Road in the Town of Niagara got a slight boost Tuesday.
Dogs at Niagara SPCA's annual fall fest steal hearts
Fri, Sep 22nd 2023 08:00 am
The Niagara SPCA held its third annual "Fall in the Falls Fest," at the shelter in Lockport on Sept. 16, to benefit its lifesaving work.
Vintage boats, cars, capture crowd
Sat, Sep 16th 2023 07:00 am
The Antique & Classic Boat Show on Saturday did not disappoint in its 44th annual event.
Artist Chie Doring celebrates her 96th birthday at the Moose
Sat, Sep 16th 2023 07:00 am
Longtime Islander and porcelain artist Chie Doring celebrated her 96th birthday on Sept. 8, a day after her actual birthday, bolstered with the happy company of her husband, Floyd, and their friends at Moose Lodge 180, 2524 Grand Island Blvd.
GICSD will offer paid training for new bus drivers
Sat, Sep 16th 2023 07:00 am
The Grand Island Central School District is actively searching for new school bus drivers. Finding these bus drivers, however, has been much more difficult.
Warehouses: Public input is key in 2 hearings next week
Sat, Sep 16th 2023 07:00 am
Deputy Supervisor Pete Marston is emphasizing the importance of public input as two significant public hearings loom next week for the Town of Grand Island.
PHOTOS: 'Lewiston Jeopardy' raises funds for HAL
Fri, Sep 15th 2023 11:05 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston held its annual "Lewiston Jeopardy" beer and pizza night fundraiser Thursday at the Brickyard Brewing Company.
Niagara board to consider zoning amendment over self-storage
Fri, Sep 15th 2023 11:00 am
Add another issue to the growing list the Town of Niagara Town Board is facing in the not-so-distant future.
A 'Pawsitive' pairing: Service dogs matched with veterans in need
Fri, Sep 15th 2023 11:00 am
The WNY Heroes program held a unique graduation on Sept. 8. But reading, writing and arithmetic are not part of the skill set for the trainees. In fact, it's doubtful that these grads could even read their certificates: That's because they are graduates of the four-legged variety - service dogs trained in the program, "Pawsitive for Heroes."
Lewiston Town Board approves local laws, endorses Academy Park public art project
Fri, Sep 15th 2023 11:00 am
The return of Monday's Lewiston Town Board monthly work session was brief but productive. With the Buffalo Bills "Monday Night Football" game approaching, members whisked through two public hearings and approved local laws; heard a presentation by the Lewiston Council on the Arts; and discussed plans for holiday ice rink activities.
Island remembers 9/11 in sorrow, unity
Fri, Sep 15th 2023 07:00 am
The 9/11 ceremony was sober, heartfelt and patriotic Monday night at the Charles N. DeGlopper Memorial VFW Post 9249 on Grand Island Boulevard.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Sept. 15, 2023
Fri, Sep 15th 2023 07:00 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Sept. 15, 2023
Tradition lives on: Tuscarora Nation accepts unique Maid of the Mist garment from Lewiston
Thu, Sep 14th 2023 11:00 am
Last month, the Town of Lewiston took part in a special presentation with the Tuscarora Nation. Held Aug. 28 at the Nation House on the Tuscarora Reservation, the event celebrated the life of Lelawala, daughter of Eagle Eye, chief of the Ongiras, a native tribe long extinct, as the Maid of the Mist.
Interview: Post-pandemic, heart surgery & bike wreck, Amy Grant is cherishing life
Thu, Sep 14th 2023 07:00 am
It's been an eventful decade for Amy Grant.
Firefall focusing on songs ahead of Riviera Theatre show
Tue, Sep 12th 2023 06:05 pm
It didn't take long for the original members of Firefall to find magic in the recording studio.
Meet the new Peach Queen: Kirsten Ferree crowned on closing night of 65th annual Peach Festival
Sun, Sep 10th 2023 11:15 pm
The 65th annual Niagara County Peach Festival closed Sunday night with the naming of Kirsten Ferree as Peach Queen. A 20-year-old North Tonawanda native and Buffalo State University senior, Ferree receives both a crown and a $4,000 scholarship courtesy of the Lewiston Kiwanis Club.
Back to the drawing board on Grand Island warehouses
Sat, Sep 9th 2023 07:00 am
It was déjà vu all over again Wednesday for the Grand Island Town Board in setting an 8 p.m. Sept. 18 public hearing on the Long Road mega warehouse proposal.
9/11 ceremony planned at VFW
Sat, Sep 9th 2023 07:00 am
Charles N. DeGlopper Memorial VFW Post 9249 will hold a 9/11 ceremony at 7 p.m. Monday at the post, 2121 Grand Island Blvd. The ceremony is open to the public.
NT Farmers Market aims for the top
Fri, Sep 8th 2023 11:00 am
The North Tonawanda City Market wants to be the top farmers market in the nation. And the market manager and city mayor are asking for the support of the market's customers and fans to help it win.
22nd Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival & Highland Games is Sept. 16
Fri, Sep 8th 2023 11:00 am
An annual tradition for many, the Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival & Highland Games is back, and you're invited!
Village of Lewiston sets Halloween slate
Fri, Sep 8th 2023 11:00 am
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston approved Halloween hours and a new format for the ever-growing "Treat or Treat on Center Street" during Tuesday's work session.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Sept. 8, 2023
Fri, Sep 8th 2023 07:35 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Sept. 1, 2023
Sally and Josiah Tryon return to Lewiston
Fri, Sep 8th 2023 07:00 am
As part of the National Federation of Just Communities national conference in Buffalo this week, members on Wednesday took a daytrip to Lewiston. Their tour bus stopped at the Freedom Crossing Monument on Water Street, and they were greeted by Sally and Josiah Tryon (aka Eva Nicklas and Tim Henderson). The two Lewiston legends recounted tales of first coming to the village, efforts to lead people to freedom, and the story behind Susan Geissler's famed bronze statue.
Everything you need to know about this weekend's Peach Festival
Mon, Sep 4th 2023 07:00 am
The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston will present the 65th annual Niagara County Peach Festival the weekend of Sept. 7-10 at Academy Park on Center Street in Lewiston. The first Peach Festival was held in 1958 and, since then, Kiwanians have contributed more than $1.6 million in donations to area charities and organizations from event proceeds.
New director chosen for St. Timothy child care center
Sat, Sep 2nd 2023 07:00 am
A new child care center director, Athena Torain, has taken over running the educational programs at St. Timothy Evangelical Lutheran Church and Child Care Center. She said she is excited to work in a faith-based educational program for young children.
Personnel changes, new programs announced at Board of Education meeting
Sat, Sep 2nd 2023 07:00 am
At the Aug. 28 meeting of the Grand Island Board of Education, held at Eco Island, 3285 Staley Road, new staff members and programs were introduced to the board and to the community.
Grand Island: Zoning revisions proposed to limit warehouse size
Sat, Sep 2nd 2023 07:00 am
About 40 protesters on Monday marched outside Town Hall in favor of a warehouse moratorium and against the Town Board accepting a developer's supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for a proposed 1.2-million-square-foot Long Road warehouse.
Grand Island Central School District honors Eco Island's first coordinator
Sat, Sep 2nd 2023 07:00 am
When Huth Road Elementary School teachers Dianne Tiede and Sharon Thompson first explored Eco Island in the late 1980s, they were excited about the school district having its own nature center.
Popcorn whiz kid Grayson Shelp raising money for Scout trip
Sat, Sep 2nd 2023 07:00 am
While most children spend the final month of summer outdoors swimming, playing games and sports with friends, or taking family vacations, 13-years-young Grayson Shelp is back selling popcorn outside Ace Hardware, 1889 Whitehaven Road, seven days a week beginning at 9:30 a.m., until just past Labor Day.
Niagara County Peach Festival team pays tribute to late Jerry Wolfgang
Fri, Sep 1st 2023 12:00 pm
The excitement is building for a Western New York favorite - the 65th annual Niagara County Peach Festival. Presented by the Kiwanis Club of Lewiston, it returns Thursday, Sept. 7, to Academy Park in the Village of Lewiston.
Wheatfield is building inclusive playground
Fri, Sep 1st 2023 11:15 am
The Town of Wheatfield is constructing a new, inclusive playground at Fairmount Park, and the project committee wants the community's help to name it.
 

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