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National & New York state insurance agents to network in Niagara Falls USA
Tue, Sep 6th 2022 02:50 pm
Destination Niagara USA and the Niagara Falls Convention Center will welcome independent insurance agents and brokers for the "Big 'I' Fall Leadership Conference" from Sept. 11-19. The conference is expected to draw approximately 400 independent insurance agents and brokers from across the U.S. to Niagara Falls for educational seminars, networking opportunities and meetings at both the convention center and the Seneca Niagara Resort and Casino.
HAL welcomes Susan Geissler to September meeting
Tue, Sep 6th 2022 02:50 pm
The Historical Association of Lewiston's next meeting is titled, "A Long Journey from Clay to Bronze." Susan Geissler will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah Fellowship Hall, 915 Oneida St.
Gas prices continue to drop, as fall approaches
Tue, Sep 6th 2022 02:50 pm
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $3.78, down 7 cents from one week ago. One year ago, the price was $3.19. The New York state average is $4, down 13 cents since last Monday. A year ago, the NYS average was $3.28.
Sammy Hagar & The Circle concert at Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino officially canceled; will not be rescheduled
Tue, Sep 6th 2022 02:50 pm
Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino announced the concert by Sammy Hagar & The Circle, originally scheduled for Aug. 6, has been canceled and will not be rescheduled.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Sept. 2, 2022
Tue, Sep 6th 2022 01:55 pm
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Sept. 2, 2022
Q&A: Amanda Schull brings something new to screen
Tue, Sep 6th 2022 07:00 am
Amanda Schull is a unicorn. She is an outlier in an industry that relishes sameness. A creator whose path to success is contrary to established convention.
City of Buffalo Division of Parks and Recreation announces new hours & fee schedule for 2 indoor pools
Mon, Sep 5th 2022 07:05 am
The City of Buffalo's indoor swimming pools will return to their pre-summer hours, starting Tuesday, Sept. 6, following a summer of free, extended hours. The city's Cazenovia Park and Lovejoy pools were open on weekends, and expanded weekday schedules from July 1 through Labor Day in response to the extreme shortage of certified lifeguards, which forced Buffalo's outdoor swimming and wading pools to remain closed this summer.
Higgins highlights new measures reducing prescription drug prices for seniors
Mon, Sep 5th 2022 07:00 am
Congressman Brian Higgins recently joined representatives from AARP New York, the Kidney Foundation of Western New York, the American Diabetes Association, and Erie County Medical Center to detail new provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act, recently approved by Congress and signed into law, that will reduce prescription drug prices for people on Medicare.
DEC encourages new hunters & trappers to register for hunting, trapping education courses
Mon, Sep 5th 2022 07:00 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation reminds all new hunters and trappers planning to go afield this season that they must first complete a mandatory hunter, bowhunter or trapper education course before obtaining the appropriate sporting license or hunting privilege.
26 Shirts unveils new '26' logo, marking company's official migration to more than just shirts
Mon, Sep 5th 2022 07:00 am
After nearly a decade growing as a business, 26 Shirts is dropping "Shirts" from its primary logo starting this Labor Day, Sept. 5. Here's why:
Niagara Arts Guild to meet
Mon, Sep 5th 2022 07:00 am
The Niagara Arts Guild features a new time and a new exhibitor at its first meeting of the fall: 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9.
Ombudsmen volunteers needed to advocate for long-term care residents
Mon, Sep 5th 2022 07:00 am
Certification training will be held this fall for people interested in advocating for residents in nursing homes and assisted living facilities throughout Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie and Niagara counties.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra announces 2022 winter tour: 'The Ghosts of Christmas Eve - The Best of TSO & More'
Mon, Sep 5th 2022 07:00 am
Multi-Platinum, progressive rock group Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) announced the dates for its anticipated 2022 winter tour, "The Ghosts of Christmas Eve - the Best of TSO & More." After its first year off the road in more than two decades, TSO made a triumphant return to touring in 2021 with a 25th anniversary celebration of "Christmas Eve and Other Stories."
New school resource officers in Niagara County
Mon, Sep 5th 2022 07:00 am
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office has recently appointed three new school resource officers (SRO) throughout the county for the upcoming school year. This brings the ranks of the SRO team to five.
Niagara Falls Music Hall of Fame reveals 2022 inductees
Mon, Sep 5th 2022 07:00 am
The Niagara Falls Music Hall of Fame board of directors recently announced the Class of 2022: Ron Altbach, Gary Baker, Michael Civisca, Chris Tedesco, Pete Zito Sr., The Thurman Brothers Band, The Veltones Band, Marva Frails, Charles Reedy and Lawrence Ghougasian.
Wreaths Across America makes national call to stand out and wave flags to remember 9/11 anniversary
Mon, Sep 5th 2022 07:00 am
On Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022, national nonprofit Wreaths Across America (WAA) is calling on all Americans to join it in waving the American flag in their own communities to commemorate the 21st anniversary of 9/11.
Large crowd drawn to 'Rockin' the Grounds' event at St. Stephen Church
Sat, Sep 3rd 2022 07:00 am
Al Prame likes vehicles. A retired truck driver, Prame has enjoyed building cars for many years. On Aug. 18, Prame brought a 1931 Ford Model A that he had built in the past few years to the car show that was part of "Rockin' the Grounds" at St. Stephen R.C. Church and school, 2100 Baseline Road.
Troop 510: 3 earn Eagle Scout rank
Sat, Sep 3rd 2022 07:00 am
Alongside the circle in front of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church, 2587 Baseline Road, there is a wooden structure with a glass door. The structure is a little free pantry, also known as a blessing box, one of two on the Island.
Honors celebrated; new staff announced at Board of Education meeting
Sat, Sep 3rd 2022 07:00 am
The New York Council of Administrators of Special Education Summer Institute recognized Cheryl Cardone as the New York State Special Education Administrator of the Year, Grand Island Central School District Superintendent Brian Graham announced at Monday's Board of Education meeting.
Kristian Bush discovers 'New Blue' with third volume of album series '52'
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 05:20 pm
Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Kristian Bush has announced the third installment of his four-album, layered release. "52-New Blue" will be released Sept. 30. In celebration, Bush shared two new tracks from the collection: "Diamond Motel" and "When's The Last Time (feat. Dark Water)."
Tops offers double give-back days in September, as it launches 11th season of 'Tops in Education' program
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 05:20 pm
Tops Friendly Markets announced that, during the month of September, it is offering schools the chance to earn double the rewards as part of its "Tops in Education" program ("TIE"). Participants enrolled in the program will now be able to earn up to 10% for their school(s) during the month of September.
Ortt, Borrello, Norris repeat call on Farm Labor Wage Board to reject reduction of overtime threshold
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 05:15 pm
Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt and New York State Sen. George Borrello stood with Assemblyman Mike Norris and Niagara County Farm Bureau President Jeanette Miller repeating calls on the Farm Labor Wage Board in Albany to reject a reduction of the overtime threshold from the current 60 hours to the proposed 40 hours.
State Police & local law enforcement to crack down on impaired and reckless driving this Labor Day weekend
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 03:40 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday announced State Police and local law enforcement will be out in force through Labor Day weekend as part of the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" DWI campaign. The enforcement period runs through Monday, Sept. 5.
Hochul announces suspension of construction-related lane closures for Labor Day
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 03:40 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced temporary lane closures for road and bridge construction projects on New York state highways will be suspended from 6 a.m. Friday, Sept. 2, to 6 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, to ease travel throughout the Labor Day holiday weekend.
Becker Farms apple season & 'Fall Fun on the Farm' underway
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 03:40 pm
Becker Farms announced the 2022 apple season, and "Fall Fun on the Farm" - a family-friendly tradition - are now in full swing with free admission to the grounds weekdays, with ticketed events starting this weekend.
Ben Fuller is 'Chasing Rebels' with new song, video
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 03:40 pm
Provident Label Group/Sony Music announce the latest single from singer/songwriter Ben Fuller, "Chasing Rebels."
Cody Carnes to release first live-recorded album, 'God is Good!'
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 03:40 pm
Grammy Award-nominated worship leader Cody Carnes will release his first-ever live recorded album, "God is Good!", on Sept. 30. The album features 12 recorded songs, including the recently released "Good (Can't Be Anything Else)" and the new radio single available "Ain't Nobody." Today the live video for "Ain't Nobody" is premiering on YouTube here. The song is also already spinning on K-LOVE Radio, and will fully impact radio on the album's street date.
Leanna Crawford shares 'Before I Knew Jesus'
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 03:40 pm
Singer/songwriter Leanna Crawford has released a new song and music video. Her team said, "The empowering message of 'Before I Knew Jesus' (Provident Label Group/Sony Music) is the latest new music from the singer/songwriter since her 2020 self-titled EP, which included 'Truth I'm Standing On' and 'Mean Girls,' and is the first of more new songs to come."
New-look 'Sunday Night Football' & 'Football Night in America' teams kick-off 2022 NFL season with Buffalo Bills & Los Angeles Rams on NBC & Peacock
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 11:30 am
Next Thursday, NBC Sports begins the 2022 NFL regular season with the "NFL Kickoff Game" between Matthew Stafford and the defending Super Bowl champion Los Angeles Rams hosting Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills on Thursday, Sept. 8, at 8:20 p.m. on NBC, Peacock and Universo from SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California. Coverage begins with a special on-site edition of "Football Night in America" at 7 p.m.
Emeli Sandé & Nile Rodgers join for new single, 'When Someone Loves You'
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 11:30 am
Internationally renowned British singer-songwriter Emeli Sandé shares her latest single - what her team called, "a gloriously upbeat, disco-tinged jam" - featuring multiple Grammy Award-winning composer, producer, arranger and guitarist Nile Rodgers.
Consumer alert: New York DCP urges families to follow guidance to help minimize risk of child identity theft
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 11:10 am
In recognition of National Child Identity Theft Awareness Day on Sept. 1, the Division of Consumer Protection (DCP) urges parents to take preventative actions to safeguard their children's identities.
ESD's Western New York office a $25 million winner of federal Build Back Better Challenge
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 11:10 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul recently announced New York's Empire State Development Western New York regional office was awarded $25 million from the federal Build Back Better Challenge, the U.S. Economic Development Administration's "marquee program" under the American Rescue Plan.
Grand Island Lions provide medical equipment
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 11:05 am
The Grand Island Lions Club continues to serve the community by offering durable medical equipment, free of charge, to those in need. Items include wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, canes and shower chairs.
DEC accepting waterfowl hunting permit lottery entries for duck hunting
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 11:05 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is accepting entries for a special permit to hunt waterfowl at two popular wildlife management areas (WMAs) in Western New York. The special permit will allow for hunting on the first Saturday and first Sunday of the Western Zone duck season at Oak Orchard and Tonawanda WMAs. The WMAs are primarily in Genesee and Niagara counties, with a small portion in Orleans and Erie counties.
DEC announces finalization of campground and day-use area unit management plan to help combat aquatic invasive species
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 11:05 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos recently announced the finalization of a unit management plan amendment to guide siting, construction, and management of watercraft decontamination facilities at DEC campgrounds and day-use areas. The construction and permanent placement of watercraft decontamination facilities supports DEC's ongoing efforts to prevent the spread of harmful aquatic invasive species (AIS).
Porter Town Board OKs water project funding
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 11:00 am
At a special meeting Monday, the Porter Town Board approved by a 4-0 vote the issuance of $6,785,000 in serial bonds to fund improvements to the town's water distribution system that comprises the Town of Porter Water District.
Niagara County Peach Festival opens Thursday with 4 days of fun at Academy Park
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 11:00 am
It was a celebration of all things peach, Lewiston and more last Friday at the Lewiston Kiwanis preview for the 64th Niagara County Peach Festival in Academy Park. The four-day event returns Sept. 8-11.
September is Baby Safety Month
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 10:35 am
Keeping baby safe and well is the No. 1 goal as a parent - so it goes without saying that every precaution is taken when creating a safe environment for baby. The fact is, most injuries can be prevented. Choosing the right baby products for your family can be overwhelming, but safety should never be compromised.
Memorial names Suitor director of public safety, emergency services
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 10:35 am
H. James Suitor has been named director of public safety and emergency services at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. He brings with him 37 years of law enforcement experience in positions including investigative, supervisory, administrative and in emergency management.
Back-to-school could mean back to nicotine addiction for some teens
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 10:30 am
With back-to-school season drawing near and COVID-19 protocols becoming less restrictive, teenagers will soon encounter more opportunities for socialization. This, unfortunately, could mean exposure to vape products, which often have high concentrations of nicotine and harm the still-developing brain.

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