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Ahead of Biden-Trudeau meeting, Higgins urges leaders to rebuild & reimagine US-Canada relationship
Mon, Jan 9th 2023 03:35 pm
In advance of a bilateral meeting between U.S. President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau scheduled for Tuesday, Congressman Brian Higgins is urging the leaders to refocus on strengthening the bond between the border countries.
Niagara Falls Police Department investigates suspicious package
Mon, Jan 9th 2023 03:30 pm
The Niagara Falls Police has wrapped up its investigation regarding a suspicious package near Third and Cedar avenues. Officers determined there was no incident. The roads are now clear and back open.
Niagara County seeking Purple Heart veterans for Book of Honor
Mon, Jan 9th 2023 03:00 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski said Niagara County will once again honor Purple Heart veterans by adding their name to county's Book of Honor at a ceremony to be held on Sunday, Aug. 6. The county is asking any Purple Heart veterans or their family members who have not yet come forward to please do so by May 1 in order to be part of this year's ceremony.
Attorney General James to hold public hearing on mental health access in Western New York
Mon, Jan 9th 2023 02:25 pm
New York Attorney General Letitia James announced her office will hold its second in-person public hearing concerning the provision of mental health care for people with serious mental illness in the Western New York Region.
Lions clubs team up
Mon, Jan 9th 2023 02:20 pm
Lion Tom Witkowski from the Grand Island Lions Club explained the Brandel Murphy Youth Foundation to the Barker Lions at a recent meeting.
Higgins sworn-in to serve in 118th Congress
Mon, Jan 9th 2023 02:20 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, has been sworn in to serve as a member of the House of Representatives in the 118th Congress.
Red Cross, Peyton Manning huddle up for a lifesaving play this January
Mon, Jan 9th 2023 02:20 pm
This January, the American Red Cross and Pro Football Hall of Famer and blood donor Peyton Manning are asking people to score big for patients in need - while getting a chance to win a trip to Super Bowl LVII in Arizona - by giving blood or platelets.
Niagara Falls man pleads guilty to gun charge
Mon, Jan 9th 2023 02:20 pm
U.S. Attorney Trini E. Ross announced Lazarus R. Hayes, 33, of Niagara Falls, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge John L. Sinatra Jr. to possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking, which carries a mandatory minimum penalty of five years in prison, a maximum of life, and a $250,000 fine.
Ten Lives Club searching for chili cook-off contestants
Mon, Jan 9th 2023 02:20 pm
The Ten Lives Club cat adoption group is looking for chili contestants for its annual chili cook-off fundraiser Sunday, Jan. 22.
Frontier High School coach honored at Buffalo Bills game
Mon, Jan 9th 2023 02:20 pm
During Sunday's victory, the Buffalo Bills and Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York recognized Frontier High School Spanish teacher and girls varsity lacrosse coach Rebecca Galanti as the season's final "Highmark Community Hero."
BGMC announces musical fundraiser
Mon, Jan 9th 2023 02:20 pm
The Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus (BGMC) presents "The Red Carpet," its "On the Town" fundraiser. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at Babeville, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo.
Batavia Downs closes 2022 with record revenue
Mon, Jan 9th 2023 02:20 pm
Officials from Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel recently and formally closed the books on a record-breaking 2022. Credits played topped $1 billion for the first time ever. Net win totaled just over $76 million. That was up 14.5% (or $9.63 million) over 2021's numbers.
NY Sea Grant, DEC announce $460,000 in grants available to support projects that implement Great Lakes Action Agenda priorities
Mon, Jan 9th 2023 02:20 pm
New York Sea Grant, in partnership with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, announced funding is available for projects that apply an ecosystem-based management approach to address local watershed challenges.
NFL: 'Super Wild Card Weekend' schedule announced
Mon, Jan 9th 2023 01:40 pm
Buffalo Bills host Miami Dolphins at 1 p.m. Sunday
PHOTOS: Site of Center Street fire demolished
Mon, Jan 9th 2023 01:05 pm
On Monday morning, a crew from Regional Environmental Demolition (R.E.D.) tore down 744, 746 and 748 Center St. - the sites of an early morning fire on Nov. 30 that shuttered The Vintage Barber, Soully Created and Sue's Frame of Mind. A second-floor dwelling was torn down, too.
Damar Hamlin: 'This will make me stronger'
Sat, Jan 7th 2023 05:50 pm
"Putting love into the world comes back 3xs as much... thankful for everyone who has reached out and prayed. This will make me stronger on the road to recovery, keep praying for me!"
WNY Land Conservancy places conservation easement on Alt Preserve
Sat, Jan 7th 2023 07:00 am
The Western New York Land Conservancy announced this week it has permanently protected a 36-acre property on Grand Island known as the Alt Preserve with a conservation easement. The easement ensures the land will never be developed.
Hochul announces promotion of New York Air National Guard Brig. Gen. Denise Donnell to major general
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 04:45 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday announced the promotion of Denise Donnell - the first woman to command the New York Air National Guard - to the two-star rank of major general. Donnell was the first woman to command one of the New York Air National Guard's five flying wings, and is one of only five women to attain the rank of major general in the New York National Guard.
NYS Department of Health updates New Yorkers on XBB.1.5 variant, now comprising over 50% of COVID cases in state
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 04:35 pm
The New York State Department of Health on Friday updated New Yorkers on the XBB.1.5 variant, which now makes up over 50% of coronavirus cases in New York. Based on samples sequenced and uploaded into the Global Initiative on Sharing Avian Influenza Data (GISAID), the world's largest database for COVID-19 variant data, the XBB.1.5 variant is the predominant strain in the state.
NFNHA: Landmark legislation passed by Congress will ensure long-term stability for Falls, National Heritage Areas
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 04:15 pm
In one of the last acts in Congress 2022, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved the National Heritage Area Act (S. 1942) by a bipartisan vote of 326-95. Days earlier, the Senate passed the same bill without opposition. President Biden signed the legislation on Jan. 5, 2023.
Could low-dose lithium treat long COVID? UB launches clinical trial to find out
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 04:10 pm
Adults experiencing long COVID may be interested in a new University at Buffalo clinical trial that is testing low-dose lithium as a potential treatment.
Long-standing food feuds are settled once and for all in 'Superchef Grudge Match' hosted by Darnell Ferguson
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 04:10 pm
The food world is filled with rivalries and, in the new series "Superchef Grudge Match," hosted by Darnell Ferguson, some long-standing personal and professional feuds are settled in one-round, one-dish winner-takes-all heavyweight battles. 
Gotee Records' Cochren & Co. announces upcoming release of sophomore album, 'Running Home,' on Feb. 3
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 04:05 pm
Gotee Records' Cochren & Co. released their debut album, "Don't Lose Hope," two years ago to acclaim and radio airplay. Helmed by singer/songwriter and worship leader Michael Cochren joined by his wife, Leah, Cochren & Co. is back with a sophomore offering, "Running Home," which will release on Feb. 3.
Community meeting regarding Niagara student housing
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 04:05 pm
Mayor Robert Restaino, representatives from Niagara University and members of the City of Niagara Falls administration will hold a community meeting with DeVeaux residents at Maple Avenue School at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11. The meeting will focus on student housing in the DeVeaux area.
BBB scam alert: Copycat crowdfunding campaigns popping up following Buffalo Bills player's injury
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 04:05 pm
Millions of people watched Monday night as Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin suffered cardiac arrest during a game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Millions of dollars have also flowed into the children's toy drive Hamlin supports in his hometown of McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, as fans all over the country want to support the 24-year-old, who has been hospitalized since being carted off the field. In the days since the incident, more than $7 million in donations have been made to the toy drive.
Neighbors Foundation of Grand Island sends thanks, lists donors to 2022 holiday distribution
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 11:00 am
The Neighbors Foundation of Grand Island thanks the hundreds of individuals and organizations who contributed to our successful 2022 holiday distribution. Seventy-six of your neighbor families were aided with gift cards and food, benefiting 137 adults and 140 children. Sixty-three of our seniors were also assisted in two senior apartment complexes.
Taquito Lindo to open at former Clarkson House
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 11:00 am
Lewiston will soon get its first taste of the Mexican street tacos that are the popular mainstay at Grand Island's Taquito Lindo.
Town of Niagara: Lee Wallace won't seek 3rd term
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 11:00 am
It is with mixed emotions that I am announcing today that I will not seek a third term as supervisor for the Town of Niagara. I truly believe that everything and everyone has a shelf life, and it is time for me to "pass the baton" and spend more quality time with my family. I am very proud of our accomplishments over the past nine years, and I look forward to a new vision and new focus that the next town supervisor and board will have.
Town of Niagara hoping to sell revitalized strip mall property
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 11:00 am
Town of Niagara officials are hoping to breathe new life into a long-vacant property on Military Road.
Town of Wheatfield reorganizes for 2023, approves numerous appointments, authorizations
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 11:00 am
The Town of Wheatfield got down to business for 2023 with its reorganizational meeting held earlier this week. According to the town's website, wheatfield.ny.us, the following actions were unanimously approved by Town Board members:
Town of Porter reorganizes for 2023; approves calendar, sets salaries & appointments
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 11:00 am
The Town of Porter opened 2023 with its reorganizational session Tuesday, where a number of resolutions and routine procedural items were approved, setting the stage for operations in the coming year. Included were appointments, the town's holiday and standard workday schedules, and the naming of officials to various positions/duties.
Consumed By Fire kicks off 2023 with new song, 'Goodbye Ole Me'
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 10:30 am
Red Street Records' trio of brothers, Consumed By Fire, announced a new release for the new year, "Goodbye Ole Me," which is available everywhere now.
Sens. Ortt & Gallivan urge oversight hearings to assess NYS response to historic WNY 'Blizzard of '22'
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 10:30 am
On Friday, New York State Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt and Sen. Patrick Gallivan sent a letter to the chairs of the Senate committees on Transportation, Investigations and Government Operations and Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs urging them to conduct oversight hearings to assess the state's response during the historic "storm of a century" in Western New York last month.
New York state's 2023 tribute to legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to be aired on PBS stations
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 10:25 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced New York state's annual commemoration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be presented as a statewide broadcast event, "New York State Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: Paths to Change," airing on PBS stations throughout New York beginning Sunday, Jan. 15. The public may also attend a free screening of the tribute on Friday, Jan. 13, at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany; or watch the program beginning at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16.
Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo accepting letters of intent for 2023 competitive grant process
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 09:40 am
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo is now accepting letters of intent (LOI) for its 2023 competitive grant process - through Feb. 3 at 4 p.m. Interested organizations should read the detailed guidelines/additional information that can be found here: https://www.cfgb.org/nonprofits/grants/community-foundation/.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Jan. 6, 2023
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 07:00 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Jan. 6, 2023
Lewiston-Porter High School art students are looking for your photos
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 07:00 am
New this school year, the "Gallery Project" course allows students to design exhibitions and programming for Lew-Port's new Level Art Gallery. Students are currently preparing an exhibition about Artpark. Each student is researching a specific aspect of Artpark after learning about the park's history through reading, viewing an artist-created documentary, and participating in a guided tour of the park led by regional curator Albert Chao.
Youngstown Lions announce Christmas house lighting competition winners
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 07:00 am
The Youngstown Lions Club announced the winners of its annual Youngstown Christmas house lighting competition:
NFL: Buffalo Bills vs. Cincinnati Bengals game won't be resumed
Thu, Jan 5th 2023 10:15 pm
The Buffalo Bills on Thursday night tweeted the following update on the team's suspended game with the Cincinnati Bengals: "The NFL has announced that our Week 17 game against the Cincinnati Bengals will not be resumed and has been cancelled."
ABC News 'Good Morning America' co-anchor Michael Strahan goes one-on-one with Prince Harry ahead of memoir release, 'Spare'
Thu, Jan 5th 2023 09:30 pm
ABC News' "Good Morning America" co-anchor Michael Strahan sits down with Prince Harry in a wide-ranging, one-on-one interview, which will air across the network.
 

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