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10 Miles of smiles: Regionwide garage sale in photos
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 08:55 am
Despite rainy bookends to the 10 Mile Garage Sale weekend, the event drew crowds throughout the River Region looking for long-lost treasure and unique items customers can't find anywhere else - even online. Saturday was the highlight, with sizzling pop-up sales and happy patrons seen on myriad streets.
2023 Lewiston Kiwanis Club scholarship recipients
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 07:00 am
Congratulations to the Kiwanis Club of Lewiston Scholarship winners Amanda Huang, Arabella Ruest, Sarina Singh and Sarah Streb. The Lewiston Kiwanis Club awarded each recipient with a $1,000 scholarship.
Famous figures from the past to appear in Cold Spring Cemetery
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 07:00 am
Members of the public can get a glimpse into the lives and times of some of Lockport's most famous - but long-departed - residents on June 18, when the Niagara History Center presents another program of "Cemetery Tales" at Cold Springs Cemetery.
Obituary: Michael Anthony Casero
Sat, Jun 10th 2023 12:30 pm
Michael Anthony Casero, 43, of Niagara Falls, passed away unexpectedly on June 8, 2023.
Town Board: 'No mow' is a no-go
Sat, Jun 10th 2023 07:00 am
To mow or not to mow - that is the question.
KidBiz takes over Town Commons on June 17
Sat, Jun 10th 2023 07:00 am
As KidBiz celebrates its 25th year on Grand Island, a new crop of students will learn first-hand what it takes to run a business. And the community can show its support for these young entrepreneurs by checking out the products they will sell.
Relay For Life: Tom and Jody Fogarty's story, part II
Sat, Jun 10th 2023 07:00 am
Tom and Jody Fogarty said they had a great deal to process during their cancer experiences and after they had been declared cancer free.
GI Moose Lodge 180 to showcase NASCAR Cup Series racecar
Sat, Jun 10th 2023 07:00 am
Heads-up NASCAR fans: Later this month, you will have opportunity to check out one of the premier vehicles in the 2023 Cup Series, as Grand Island Moose Lodge 180 hosts driver Ross Chastain's No. 1 race car for public viewing.
Rotary Club of Grand Island sets 'Shred-It Day'
Sat, Jun 10th 2023 07:00 am
The Rotary Club of Grand Island will present its annual Shred-it! event behind KeyBank in the Tops Market plaza parking lot, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 17.
Lewiston Police Department investigating fatal MVA
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 08:30 pm
On Friday, Chief Frank Previte was patrolling in the area of Creek Road and Jeffersons Way when he observed a motor vehicle accident involving a car and a motorcycle. First aid was immediately started with the help of a nearby resident. The driver of the motorcycle, a Ransomville resident, was treated by Lewiston Fire Co. No. 1 and transported to ECMC.
10 Mile Garage Sale weekend is here!
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 07:40 pm
Who's excited for the 10 Mile Garage Sale!?!
MŌRIAH releases 'You Mean The World'
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 07:20 pm
Recording artist, actress and producer MŌRIAH releases "You Mean The World" today at digital and streaming outlets globally from The Fuel Music via The song is the second of several singles set to debut in the coming months from the multi-artist "A New Heaven And A New Earth" project that is slated to premiere winter 2023-24.
Hochul updates New Yorkers on air quality issues, provides guidance for weekend activities
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 07:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul updated New Yorkers on the ongoing statewide response to air quality issues caused by wildfires in eastern Canada. Forecasts show the New York City metropolitan area, Long Island and Western New York regions will be experiencing air quality that is unhealthy for sensitive groups, while Central New York, the Lower Hudson Valley, Upper Hudson Valley and Eastern Lake Ontario regions are experiencing moderate air quality.
Chris Davenport releases 'The King'
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 07:20 pm
Following the April release of the critically acclaimed single "Plead The Blood," Grammy- nominated songwriter Chris Davenport drops a new worship anthem today titled "The King." Both songs are featured on his upcoming solo album, "Time," slated for June 30 (Capitol CMG).
Jack Ampuja named Robert B. Wegman Endowed Director of Food Industry Innovation & Supply Chain Excellence in NU's Holzschuh College of Business Administration
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 07:20 pm
Jack Ampuja was named the Robert B. Wegman Endowed Director of Food Industry Innovation and Supply Chain Excellence in Niagara University's Holzschuh College of Business Administration, a new position established with a $1.5 million gift from Wegmans Family Foundation.
Castellani Art Museum celebrates its summer exhibitions with reception
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 07:20 pm
Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University (CAM) will celebrate its featured summer exhibitions, "Northward: Niagara River Views, Knowing Land, and Shaping Nature," with a reception from 4:30-7:30 p.m. June 15.
New roof completed at French Castle at Old Fort Niagara State Historic Site
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 07:20 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, along with Old Fort Niagara Association, on Friday revealed a new roof on the iconic French Castle, one of the oldest buildings on the Great Lakes.
Hochul announces public meetings for Kensington Expressway project
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 07:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the next step of the formal public engagement process for the Kensington Expressway project in east Buffalo, which will reunite two sides of the highway that were separated by the structure generations ago.
NYS inspector general releases annual report on gaming
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 07:20 pm
Today, NYS Inspector General Lucy Lang released the 2022 Annual Report on Gaming Commission Oversight, which details the office's continued efforts to promote transparency and accountability in New York state's gaming activities.
Niagara County DA announces murder conviction in Mariah Wilson case
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 07:20 pm
Niagara County District Attorney Brian D. Seaman announced a Niagara County jury convicted Atrel M. Hudson, age 29, of murder in the first degree, burglary in the second degree, and criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree, in the killing of 28-year-old Mariah Wilson in her Niagara Falls apartment on Sept. 4, 2020.
The CW Network to air global hit series 'The Chosen' for first time on US broadcast television
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 07:20 pm
The CW Network will be the U.S. broadcast home to the first three seasons of the global hit series "The Chosen," it was announced today by Brad Schwartz, president of entertainment, The CW Network.
US Attorney Ross hosts AGAC subcommittee meeting in Buffalo
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 02:55 pm
This week, U.S. Attorney Trini E. Ross, a member of Attorney General Merrick Garland's advisory committee (AGAC) and chair of the law enforcement coordination, victim assistance and community relations subcommittee (LEVC), hosted the LEVC meeting in the Western District of New York, which brought U.S. attorneys from across the country to the Buffalo area for two days.
Congress members Higgins & Langworthy call on EDA to select upstate New York as regional technology & innovation hub site
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 02:50 pm
Western New York Congress members Brian Higgins and Nick Langworthy are calling on the U.S. Economic Development Agency (EDA) to choose Western and Central New York as a national tech hub, a move they said would be a catalyst for business and job opportunity in the region.
Destination Niagara USA celebrates 20th anniversary
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 12:45 pm
Originally formed in 2003, the Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp. was established in an effort to streamline promotion of Niagara County as a world-class tourist destination. Prior to 2003, promotion was handled by both a Niagara County tourism office and the Niagara Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Cody Carnes' live album, 'Firm Foundation,' out Aug. 25
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 12:45 pm
Grammy-nominated Cody Carnes has released the radio version of the title track to his forthcoming live album, "Firm Foundation," which will release on Aug. 25. This song is going for adds today at radio and has also moved up 15 spots to the Top 20 on the most recent CCLI chart. Click here and below to listen to the radio version of this title track, which he also performed last week at CMB Momentum.
KeyBank Delavan-Grider Farmers Market to return to east Buffalo on June 22
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 12:45 pm
To continue and build upon efforts to encourage sustained, meaningful and transformational change in east Buffalo, KeyBank, Buffalo GoGreen and Providence Farm Collective are once again partnering to launch a weekly farmers market in the city's Delavan-Grider neighborhood.
KeyBank teammates to volunteer at WNY organizations at 32nd annual 'Neighbors Make the Difference Day'
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 12:45 pm
On Tuesday, June 13, KeyBank will host its 32nd annual "Neighbors Make the Difference Day." From 1-5 p.m., hundreds of teammates in Buffalo will spend time volunteering with community organizations at more than 40 service projects in the region. They'll join thousands of KeyBank teammates nationwide in receiving paid time off to volunteer at more than 500 projects in the neighborhoods where they live and work.
Wheatfield Seniors plan trips for 2023
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 12:45 pm
The Wheatfield Seniors group is planning the following trips for 2023:
Niagara County Employment & Training to host 'pop-up' job fair Monday
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 12:45 pm
The Niagara County Department of Employment & Training will host a "pop-up" job fair on Monday, June 12, at the Civil Defense Building in Lockport. This will coincide with the official opening of the new Lockport office of employment and training.
Cheektowaga man receives maximum sentence for beating his wife to death
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 12:45 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 38-year-old Yuriy Bruks of Cheektowaga was sentenced this morning before Erie County Court Judge James Bargnesi to 25 years in prison followed by five years of post-release supervision.
Niagara Pride awards Jean Hopkins Memorial Scholarship to WNY high school graduates
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 12:45 pm
This month, Niagara Pride Inc. presented the Jean Hopkins Memorial Scholarship to Abdullah Moin of Bennett High School in Buffalo, and Bryn Dewey of North Tonawanda High School.
Buffalo Music Hall of Fame Yellen Scholarship winners perform in all-star jam
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 12:45 pm
The Buffalo Music Hall of Fame, in collaboration with The Lucille and Jack Yellen Foundation, has announced a special performance of musical ensemble COBRAZ. The group received the 2022 Yellen Foundation's Scholarship as a performing group/ensemble.
Dove Award-winning songwriter Yancy releases new version of fan favorite 'Super Wonderful (Funky Franklin Remix)'
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 12:45 pm
Dove Award-winning worship leader, songwriter, author and producer of hundreds of songs sung around the world that make Jesus loud, Yancy releases her brand-new remix of fan favorite "Super Wonderful (Funky Franklin Remix)" that is available now at all major digital and streaming outlets from Syntax Creative.
Town of Niagara's 'Music Mania Mondays' continues to grow
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 11:00 am
"Music Mania Mondays" is returning to Niagara County on June 26. It's looking to be a packed event with cover bands from all over the country set to perform at Veteran's Memorial Park at 7000 Lockport Road, Town of Niagara.
Lew-Port seniors on display at Queen B's Cottage
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 11:00 am
Queen B's Cottage recently teamed up with Lewiston-Porter High School seniors and art teacher Cindy Sanchez to pay tribute to the Class of 2023. Senior photos were placed on the windows of 475 Ridge St.
Box tree moth reportedly back in Lewiston
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 11:00 am
On Wednesday, Village of Lewiston Mayor Anne Welch informed the Niagara County Tribune/Sentinel of residential reports of the return of the box tree moth. She said she's seen trees turned brown as a result of the noisome nuisance.
'Cruisin' the Wurlitzer': North Tonawanda event combines cars & camaraderie
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 11:00 am
Each Monday from 5-9 p.m. this summer, "Cruisin' the Wurlitzer" gears up for cars, conversation and camaraderie.
Inspiring speaker at GIHS
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 10:10 am
On Friday, June 2, Dr. Sarah Chamberlain, a postdoctoral associate in the structural biology department at the University at Buffalo Jacob's School of Medicine, came to speak to the AP biology and physics classes at Grand Island High School.
Lew-Port Class of 1973 reunion
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 09:35 am
Attention Lew-Port classmates from 1973! We are ready to celebrate our 50th reunion starting July 6 at the Lewiston Moose Lodge.
Volunteers needed for 'weeding blitz' at Fruit Belt community garden
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 09:20 am
Volunteers are being sought for a community gardening effort taking place June 16 across from Futures Academy in Buffalo.

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