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BBB tip: Student loan forgiveness has arrived - here's how to avoid scams
Fri, Aug 26th 2022 02:25 pm
The Biden administration recently announced the federal government will cancel up to $20,000 of federal student loans per person. Millions of Americans will receive student loan debt relief; unfortunately, this creates an excellent opportunity for scammers. See our recent warning about student loan forgiveness scams.
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Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Aug. 19, 2022
Maureen Kellick adds (water)color to Village Bake Shoppe
Fri, Aug 26th 2022 12:20 pm
It's only fitting that Lewiston's from-scratch bakery have from-scratch artwork hanging on its walls.
Town of Lewiston public hearing spurs complaints
Fri, Aug 26th 2022 12:20 pm
Lewiston Town Board members heard residents' comments on two pending applications before the town for projects above and below the hill at their Monday session. However, the board opted to table both measures due to a number of concerns heard from the public.
Legislator Irene Myers has 'gift-giving' summer
Fri, Aug 26th 2022 12:20 pm
It's been a busy couple of months for Irene Myers.
Silo, Gallo team for charity hot dog eating contest
Fri, Aug 26th 2022 12:10 pm
Talk about giving new meaning to the phrase "dog days of summer." Lewiston's Silo Restaurant and Gallo Coal Fire Kitchen are teaming to host a hot dog eating contest on Saturday, Sept. 3. Proceeds will benefit the Niagara County SPCA.
Peach Festival advance ride tickets now on sale
Fri, Aug 26th 2022 12:00 pm
The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston announced advance ride sale tickets are now on sale for the Niagara County Peach Festival, scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 8, to Sunday, Sept. 11, at Academy Park in the Village of Lewiston.
Hochul announces groundbreaking for Colored Musicians Club expansion project
Wed, Aug 24th 2022 05:30 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday announced the Colored Musicians Club has begun an expansion and renovations that will allow for increased tourism and visitation to Buffalo's African American Heritage Corridor.
Biden-Harris administration announces final student loan pause extension through Dec. 31 & targeted debt cancellation to smooth transition to repayment
Wed, Aug 24th 2022 05:25 pm
Today, the U.S. Department of Education announced a final extension of the pause on student loan repayment, interest and collections through Dec. 31, 2022. Borrowers should plan to resume payments in January 2023.
Higgins welcomes historic action to address student debt
Wed, Aug 24th 2022 05:25 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, welcomed actions announced by President Joe Biden to cut student debt and lessen the financial burden on Americans pursuing higher education.
Sections of Genesee and E. Huron streets in downtown Buffalo remain closed as emergency sewer repairs continue
Wed, Aug 24th 2022 05:25 pm
The Buffalo Sewer Authority is continuing to repair a sewer line that collapsed earlier this week beneath Genesee Street in downtown Buffalo. Due to that work, Genesee Street remains closed between Washington and East Huron streets, and East Huron Street is closed between Main and Washington streets. Motorists are asked to use West Mohawk Street as a detour around the impacted area.
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County launches annual campaign & celebrates 'Community Champions'
Wed, Aug 24th 2022 02:35 pm
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County launched its 2022 giving campaign, "Change Starts Here," with a press conference featuring United Way President and CEO Michael Weiner, Board Chair Rev. Rachelle Sat'chell Robinson, and this year's campaign co-chairs: Ingram Micro Buffalo Campus Leader Jamie Ferullo and GEICO Regional Vice President Melinda Seibold.
Brothers of Mercy to host Oktoberfest
Wed, Aug 24th 2022 01:10 pm
Brothers of Mercy is holding its annual Oktoberfest and 5K run on Friday, Sep 9.
DiNapoli: Despite challenges, agriculture among most resilient state industries during the pandemic
Wed, Aug 24th 2022 01:10 pm
Agriculture in New York state paid close to $1 billion in wages and produced roughly $3.3 billion in gross domestic product in 2021, according to a report by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.
Trocaire College and Foundation 214 partner to offer veterans an IT career jump start program
Wed, Aug 24th 2022 01:10 pm
To prepare veterans for new career opportunities in information technology, Trocaire College, in partnership with Foundation 214, Inc., announced the launch of the first veterans IT career jump start program.
BBB tip: Be safe when sharing back-to-school photos of your kids
Wed, Aug 24th 2022 01:10 pm
With the school year starting again, social media is full of adorable back-to-school photos. Often, these pictures feature a child holding a "first day of school" sign with basic information, such as their name and grade. But before you jump on the trend and snap a similar picture of your little one, read Better Business Bureau's tips and be cautious about what you share.
'Murder at the Mansion' to raise funds for Breast Cancer Network
Wed, Aug 24th 2022 01:10 pm
The Breast Cancer Network of WNY (BCN) is presenting a fundraiser to benefit research for metastatic breast cancer. The event on Sept. 30 at The Mansion on Delaware is titled "Murder at the Mansion." It is an interactive murder mystery cocktail party that includes a professionally presented murder mystery show.
Back to school focus this year is on overcoming learning gaps due to pandemic
Wed, Aug 24th 2022 01:10 pm
As school districts in New York begin the new school year, more than three-quarters (77%) plan on spending COVID-19 recovery funding they received from the federal government to address the impact of the pandemic on students, particularly learning gaps due to interrupted instruction, according to an analysis by the New York State School Boards Association.
ABC to broadcast NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship game for first time in 2023
Wed, Aug 24th 2022 01:10 pm
The NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship game will be broadcast live on ABC for the first time in 2023. The game will air Sunday, April 2, at 3 p.m. EDT and will be played at American Airlines Center in Dallas. The 2023 Women's Final Four semifinal matchups will air on ESPN at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday, March 31.
Lewiston's Marina Laurendi a quarterfinalist for Hollywood Bowl show
Tue, Aug 23rd 2022 03:45 pm
Singer-songwriter and Lewiston native Marina Laurendi has made it to the quarterfinals to open at one of the most legendary concert venues in Southern California, The Hollywood Bowl.
Review: Jack White red-hot at Artpark
Tue, Aug 23rd 2022 02:05 pm
Jack White returned to Artpark Sunday night for a stop on his "Supply Chain Issues Tour." The last time White performed at Artpark's Mainstage Theater was in 2018 and, while it is hard to imagine he could top that stellar 2018 performance, he did.
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis at UBCFA
Tue, Aug 23rd 2022 01:55 pm
The University at Buffalo Center for the Arts will present "Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in the Mainstage Theatre, located at the Center for the Arts, North Campus.
'PAW Patrol Live!' brings 'The Great Pirate Adventure' to Buffalo
Tue, Aug 23rd 2022 01:55 pm
Nickelodeon and VStar Entertainment Group present "PAW Patrol Live!" "The Great Pirate Adventure," an action-packed, music-filled production. The show visits Shea's Buffalo Theatre Jan. 6-8, 2023.
Tim Hortons pumpkin spice lineup set to return
Tue, Aug 23rd 2022 01:55 pm
Tim Hortons and fall fans: Brace yourselves.
Registration open for household hazardous waste collection in Newfane
Tue, Aug 23rd 2022 01:50 pm
Niagara County Legislator Shawn Foti announced registration is open for the county's next household hazardous waste (HHW) collection event, which will be held Saturday, Sept. 17, in Newfane. The event is open to all Niagara County residents. Advanced registration is required.
NFMMC, Southtowns Radiology partner to bring high-quality diagnostic imaging to Niagara County
Tue, Aug 23rd 2022 01:50 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced a new partnership with Southtowns Radiology Associates LLC, one of Western New York's leading medical imaging and diagnostic radiology groups.
National Preparedness Month: Red Cross urges everyone to get ready now for emergencies
Tue, Aug 23rd 2022 09:35 am
People everywhere are feeling the impacts of climate change with more frequent and intense weather events threatening our communities. September is National Preparedness Month and the American Red Cross, Western New York chapter, urges everyone to get ready for these emergencies now.
Independent Living of Niagara County quilt raffle
Tue, Aug 23rd 2022 09:35 am
Independent Living of Niagara County is a member of the Western New York Independent Living family of agencies that offers an array of services to aid individuals with disabilities to "take control of their own lives."
Sara Rogers tribute at Kenan Center on Sept. 10
Tue, Aug 23rd 2022 09:30 am
The Kenan Center's monthly free concert series continues Saturday, Sept. 10, from 6-8 p.m. with a tribute to the late musician Sara Rogers.
Disney+ Day to deliver premieres including Marvel Studios' 'Thor: Love and Thunder'; special perks for subscribers
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 07:25 pm
Disney+ Day will deliver even more excitement to subscribers with additional content premiering globally on Sept. 8, as well as celebrations across Disney Parks, Experiences and Products.
Hochul updates COVID-19 guidance for schools
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 05:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Monday announced updated coronavirus guidance that aligns with new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations as children, teachers and faculty across the state prepare to head back to school in the coming weeks.
Family and Friends Down Syndrome Association announces Labor Day parade
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 05:25 pm
The Youngstown Lions Club invites all individuals born with Down syndrome, and their parents or caregivers, to walk or ride in the Youngstown Labor Day parade. This event begins at noon Monday, Sept 5, at Fort Niagara's South entrance.
Tylec reforming North Tonawanda Charter Commission
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 05:25 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Austin Tylec is reestablishing a city Charter Commission and, as such, is seeking community members who are interested in participating in the process.
NYS: $20 million for addiction services providers impacted by COVID-19 pandemic
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 05:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Monday announced up to $20 million is available to support addiction services providers in New York state that have been impacted by the ongoing effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
Humanities New York awards 38 Action Grants for programs on Indigenous history, incarceration, immigrant culture
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 05:20 pm
Humanities New York (HNY) announced $188,023 in summer Action Grants to 38 organizations for innovative public humanities offerings, which will take place primarily in autumn 2022. Awards were made to tax-exempt entities in nine regions of the state, and are regrants of funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
'Big R': Big Blocks & monster trucks coming to Ransomville Speedway
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 05:20 pm
The Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds will make their 36th visit to the Ransomville Speedway Wednesday night for the 37th running of the Summer Nationals. The race will be 75-laps in distance and will pay $7,500 to win. The Investor's Service Sportsman will join the Big Blocks as they will be competing in the second annual Mike Bonesky Memorial for the Western and Central Region.
Buffalo Waterfront Management Group announces 'Architects of Air,' Daedalum
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 05:20 pm
The Buffalo Waterfront Management Group (Be Our Guest Ltd.) announces the return of "Architects of Air" this year, featuring the Daedalum exhibit, in partnership with the Ralph C. Wilson Explore and More Children's Museum. The Daedalum luminaria will be located at Canalside from Sept. 1-5.
Emergency sewer repairs lead to closure of sections of Genesee & E. Huron streets in downtown Buffalo
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 11:45 am
The Buffalo Sewer Authority on Monday closed Genesee Street, between Washington and East Huron streets, and East Huron Street, between Main and Washington streets, to make emergency sewer repairs.
Grand reopening of Silver Comet at Niagara Amusement Park & Splash World
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 11:45 am
Niagara Amusement Park & Splash World recently announced the Silver Comet - the amusement park's classic wooden rollercoaster, has officially reopened to the public after a three-year hiatus.

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