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Q&A: Josh Wilson champions kindness
Fri, Mar 19th 2021 04:15 pm
An ASCAP Writer/Performer of the Year award-winner - and someone who has toured with the likes of Third Day, Steven Curtis Chapman, Casting Crowns and Matthew West - Josh Wilson took "Revolutionary" on the road last year. Though he couldn't perform the song at traditional music venues, Wilson brought it - and his new song, "Undeniable" - to the backyards of fans across the country as part of his "RV-lutionary Backyard Tour."
9-year-old 'Jam Man' interviews the stars
Fri, Mar 19th 2021 02:00 pm
It's probably safe to assume most 9-year-olds didn't spend their COVID-19 lockdown time interviewing Hollywood actors and rock stars.
The Plant Shack & Orange Cat Coffee team up to help dogs and cats
Fri, Mar 19th 2021 11:50 am
The Plant Shack and Orange Cat Coffee Co. in Lewiston have teamed up to raise funds for animals the best way they know how - with plants and coffee!
Village of Lewiston begins budget preparation
Fri, Mar 19th 2021 11:45 am
Village of Lewiston Treasurer Stephanie Myers presented the Board of Trustees with a preliminary $4.07 million budget for fiscal year 2021-22, which begins June 1. The proposed property tax rate is $7.76 per $1,000 of assessed valuation, which would be a dime increase over the current rate.
Niagara County SPCA kicks off fundraising season with 'Bark Day Bash'
Fri, Mar 19th 2021 11:40 am
The Niagara County SPCA kicked off its fundraising season on Wednesday with its first "Bark Day Bash" event at the Sheraton Hotel in Niagara Falls. The event provided a lively, yet-COVID-19-friendly and well-organized affair for attendees to celebrate St. Patrick's Day whilst raising money for one of the area's foremost animal welfare organizations.
Town of Wheatfield: Revenues topped losses by $150,000 in 2020
Fri, Mar 19th 2021 11:35 am
The Town of Wheatfield received $150,446 more in revenues than it spent for all of its budgetary funds and special districts in 2020.
$3.36 million in Greenway funds for Veterans Memorial Park project
Fri, Mar 19th 2021 11:15 am
On Tuesday, the Host Community Standing Committee (HCSC), which administers and oversees projects financed by the Niagara River Greenway Recreation/Tourism Fund, awarded $3.36 million to Veterans Memorial Community Park in the Town of Niagara. The funds will be used to cover phases III and IV of the park's master plan. The project was deemed consistent with the principles of the Niagara Greenway by the Greenway Commission on March 3.
Army Corps report focuses on Old Fort Niagara shoreline protection
Fri, Mar 19th 2021 11:15 am
The U.S., Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has released its project findings for the Old Fort Niagara Streambank and Shoreline Erosion Protection Study. A 735-page report represents the federal government's response to the Lake Ontario shoreline erosion problems that threaten historically significant structures at Old Fort Niagara.
Thunder of Niagara air show canceled
Fri, Mar 19th 2021 11:00 am
The Thunder of Niagara 2021 air show has been canceled, organizers announced Wednesday. The show was originally slated for June 19 and 20 and was set to feature the Blue Angels and the Canadian Forces Snowbirds.
Deskside with David: Livestreams need to stay: Districts livestreaming high school sports with reduced fan limitations
Fri, Mar 19th 2021 10:55 am
As we pass the year anniversary (I guess you can call it that) of COVID-19 shutting the nation down, I have continually looked back and asked myself, "Has anything good came out of this pandemic?"
Grand Island school nurses get Zonta Yellow Rose award
Wed, Mar 17th 2021 11:00 pm
For Zonta women worldwide, March 8 is not only International Women's Day; it is also Zonta Yellow Rose Day. On this day, countries all over the world celebrate the achievements of women, while also acknowledging their ongoing quest for gender equality. In many countries, this day is also a national holiday. March 8 was designated Yellow Rose Day, by Zonta International in 1999 to celebrate women's achievements through the beauty of a yellow rose.
Scout's DeGlopper Memorial artwork shows impassioned dedication to veterans' causes
Tue, Mar 16th 2021 11:15 am
Morgan Schaefer of Girl Scout Troop 30970 in Williamsville wanted her Gold Award project to involve military veterans. Lucky for Grand Island, a family friend introduced her to Keith Wegrzyn of the DeGlopper Memorial Expansion Committee.
The Island Shoppe has iconic, artistic selection of gifts for special occasions
Tue, Mar 16th 2021 11:00 am
If you love Grand Island, chances are you'll love The Island Shoppe.
Q&A: New music, new start, same drive from Buffalo native Hannah Kerr
Fri, Mar 12th 2021 04:05 pm
Getting married at the start of a global pandemic is not conventional, but then so many events in Hannah Kerr's life have not been conventional.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for March 12, 2021
Fri, Mar 12th 2021 11:40 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for March 12, 2021
Grand Island School District trimming budget: Tentative tax rate would increase by 3.21%
Fri, Mar 12th 2021 11:00 am
Grand Island School District administrators are working through the next fiscal year's draft budget to whittle away at expenses and find ways to increase revenue in order to cut the tax rate and the tax levy, yet still maintain an excellent, quality education and an adequate fund balance.
Beach House owner eager to go to 75% capacity
Fri, Mar 12th 2021 11:00 am
Beach House Restaurant owner Mike Mongan is happy New York state announced that restaurants can increase seating capacity to 75% beginning March 19, but he wishes the starting date was two days earlier on St. Patrick's Day, which is his busiest day of the year.
Grand Island: Snow may be departing, but plow controversy persists
Fri, Mar 12th 2021 11:00 am
Snowplows were on the minds of Town Board members at a March 1 workshop meeting. Not because of a big snowfall, but because when the flakes flew furiously in mid-February, dozens of residents called town officials to complain.
Grand Island: COVID-19 shots resume at K of C
Fri, Mar 12th 2021 11:00 am
While the prospect of an injection is not usually a happy occasion, the administering of COVID-19 shots at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Wednesday was, for some, a cause to celebrate.
Lewiston Town Board opposes change in real property tax law
Fri, Mar 12th 2021 07:00 am
At its Monday work session, the Lewiston Town Board approved a resolution in opposition to §575-b, a proposed amendment to New York State Real Property Tax Law §487 that, if approved, would drastically alter how real property is assessed for wind and solar energy systems.
Lewiston Police Department survey finds strong support
Fri, Mar 12th 2021 07:00 am
The Lewiston Police Department is currently reviewing the results of its just-concluded online performance survey with members of the Town of Lewiston community panel formed to comply with state mandates on police reform.
Excitement for future of Fashion Outlets Mall
Fri, Mar 12th 2021 07:00 am
When it comes to the Fashion Outlets, John Doran says there's actually plenty of reasons to be optimistic.
Destination Niagara cautiously optimistic about 2021
Fri, Mar 12th 2021 07:00 am
John Percy and the Destination Niagara USA team hosted a webinar Wednesday to provide an update on travel, tourism and marketing in what will hopefully soon be a post-pandemic world.
2021 Northwest Jazz Festival canceled; will resume in 2022
Thu, Mar 11th 2021 02:25 pm
The board of directors of the Northwest Jazz Festival of Historic Lewiston, NY (Lewiston Jazz Festival Inc.) announced Thursday the popular festival has been canceled for 2021. Planning is underway for the 2022 event, slated for Aug. 26-27.
Q&A: Elizabeth 'Bitsie' Tulloch on a more grown-up 'Superman & Lois'
Tue, Mar 9th 2021 05:50 pm
The Superman and Lois Lane characters introduced via the "Arrowverse" recently were relaunched on The CW - and reimagined from what many DC Comics fans have come to expect from Last Son of Krypton. Yes, they're still bound and determined to save the world - him with his powers, her with a pen - but now they're facing a challenge far beyond anything they could imagine.
Sidway kids get an extra dose of learning
Tue, Mar 9th 2021 11:50 am
Sidway Elementary students got an early Christmas present this past Wednesday - an extra half-day of in-person learning.
Memories are painful for families of Grand Island KIAs
Tue, Mar 9th 2021 11:45 am
Each of the 18 families of Grand Island veterans listed on the Killed in Action monument at the southern end of DeGlopper Memorial at Baseline Road and Grand Island Boulevard can share tales of extreme loss of their loved ones and the heartache felt for those who sacrificed their lives fighting for our country.
Grand Island Town Board supports reopening schools
Tue, Mar 9th 2021 11:45 am
The Grand Island Town Board approved 5-0 a resolution supporting the reopening of Grand Island schools to full, in-person instruction.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for March 5, 2021
Fri, Mar 5th 2021 05:45 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for March 5, 2021
Sloop Part II: Interest, hope spurs for beached sailboat
Fri, Mar 5th 2021 04:40 pm
The saga of the little sloop continues.
NT: Dyngus Day parade, police reform approved
Fri, Mar 5th 2021 04:35 pm
Plans for North Tonawanda's April 5 Dyngus Day celebration are full-speed ahead.
Youngstown families displaced by fire; cause remains under investigation
Fri, Mar 5th 2021 04:35 pm
Niagara County fire officials are continuing their investigations into a structure fire on Tuesday evening that caused extensive damage to an apartment complex at 310 Main St., in the Village of Youngstown.
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:
 

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