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Sabres & Penguins to cohost Pride Game April 17 at KeyBank Center
Mon, Apr 5th 2021 12:40 pm
The Buffalo Sabres and Pittsburgh Penguins will celebrate the LGBTQ+ community as they co-host the NHL's first joint Pride Game on Saturday, April 17, at KeyBank Center in Buffalo. The game will be nationally televised on NBC at 3 p.m.
27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards celebrate outstanding film & television performances
Mon, Apr 5th 2021 12:40 pm
The Screen Actors Guild Awards celebrated the outstanding motion picture and television performances of 2020 at the 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, which aired Sunday on TNT and TBS.
New UB website a go-to resource for researchers & community groups focused on reversing health inequities in Buffalo
Mon, Apr 5th 2021 12:20 pm
In late 2019, the University at Buffalo took a major step toward addressing health disparities in Buffalo's African American community and developing innovative solutions to eliminate them when it established its Community Health Equity Research Institute.
Office for the Aging releases video tutorial series to help eligible older New Yorkers access federal, state & local benefits
Mon, Apr 5th 2021 12:20 pm
The New York State Office for the Aging, in collaboration with state agencies and other partners, has created a series of videos on how to complete and submit applications for benefits for older New Yorkers and other eligible individuals.
New York State Division of Human Rights announces new actions to promote fair housing
Mon, Apr 5th 2021 12:20 pm
The New York State Division of Human Rights (DHR) recently announced the launch of statewide public awareness campaign for Fair Housing Month to ensure all New Yorkers are fully aware of the state's antidiscrimination protections in housing. The campaign will include social media advertising, internet display advertising, informational materials and videos, and educational events.
Celebrating Easter
Mon, Apr 5th 2021 12:05 pm
Easter Sunday was celebrated at Old Fort Niagara in Youngstown. The Sunrise Service was officiated by The Rev. Dr. Rex T. Stewart, pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Youngstown. The Rev. Steve Hong, associate pastor of Family Life, led the worship.
Buffalo: Brown announces $8 million infrastructure & streetscape makeover for entertainment district
Mon, Apr 5th 2021 11:55 am
Mayor Byron Brown recently announced the City of Buffalo would make $8 million in infrastructure improvements along key corridors of the downtown entertainment district. Major street, sidewalk and streetscape upgrades will be made on Chippewa, Franklin and Court streets.
Niagara County DMV to begin some walk-in hours
Mon, Apr 5th 2021 11:55 am
Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski on Monday announced the Niagara County Department of Motor Vehicles will be putting a schedule in place that allows residents to come to a local DMV office without an appointment one day a week at each of the county's three DMV offices.
Autism Nature Trail at Letchworth State Park honors Autism Awareness Month by formalizing programming partnerships
Mon, Apr 5th 2021 11:55 am
In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, New York State Parks and the Campaign to Build The Autism Nature Trail (The ANT) announced the signing of formal program agreements with Camp Puzzle Peace (CPP) of Rochester and Perry Central School District (PCSD) in Wyoming County.
Website launch for Office of Cannabis Management
Mon, Apr 5th 2021 11:55 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced the website launch for the New York State Office of Cannabis Management. This website educates the public on the OCM's regulatory structure which, with the Cannabis Control Board, will oversee the licensure, cultivation, production, distribution, sale and taxation of medical, adult-use and cannabinoid hemp within New York.
'Death Died' for Orphan No More
Fri, Apr 2nd 2021 01:15 pm
Orphan No More, the U.K.-based worship music collective, announced the release of "Death Died." The eight-song EP is the follow-up to their live album, "Even Now," that released last fall.
ECDOH cautions residents to reduce COVID-19 risks at holiday celebrations & reconsider spring break travel
Fri, Apr 2nd 2021 01:15 pm
For Erie County residents considering family celebrations and religious gatherings this upcoming weekend, the Erie County Department of Health is offering this guidance:
Performing arts & entertainment venues can reopen at 33% capacity
Fri, Apr 2nd 2021 01:10 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced performing arts and entertainment venues can reopen at 33% capacity. Venues can host up to 100 people indoors or up to 200 people outdoors.
In Easter season, Matty Mullins will 'Show You The Cross'
Fri, Apr 2nd 2021 12:40 pm
You would expect the quintessential, Good Friday-dropping, Easter anthem of 2021 to come from this tatted-up dude, right?
Lew-Port planning for anticipated state updates
Fri, Apr 2nd 2021 09:50 am
We hope you are enjoying spring recess this week, Lewiston-Porter. The well-deserved break continues through next week, with classes resuming Monday, April 12. There will be a traditional remote Monday schedule for all students in the hybrid model.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 2, 2021
Fri, Apr 2nd 2021 09:45 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 2, 2021
New Lewiston businesses spring forward
Fri, Apr 2nd 2021 08:55 am
In part two of this series, we look at a notable trend in Lewiston: the rise, relocation and expansion of new businesses over the past 13 months, even as the pandemic brought major challenges. Also included is an update on two local construction projects.
Town of Niagara: Asphalt plant permit could be rescinded, as proposal heads to county
Fri, Apr 2nd 2021 08:20 am
As public furor grows surrounding a planned asphalt facility in the Town of Niagara, the proposal will now have to go through the Niagara County Planning Board and a permit could be rescinded.
Lewiston Lions giving away KN95 masks
Fri, Apr 2nd 2021 08:20 am
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many people, but it has not stopped the Lewiston Lions as well as other local clubs from continuing to safely serve their community. The Lions aim to do their part in ensuring a safe community for us all.
Popular Natural Link owner Walt Fuller passes
Fri, Apr 2nd 2021 08:20 am
Walter John Fuller went home to be with his Lord on March 26, 2021.
Apple Granny Restaurant is 4-time 'Best Fish Fry' contest winner
Fri, Apr 2nd 2021 08:15 am
Though the way in which fish is delivered to patrons has changed often in 13 months - indoor, takeout, curbside, indoor again - Apple Granny's prep standards have remained consistent. In a time when so much is unpredictable, a veteran kitchen staff and dedicated owners have doubled-down on a tried and true Friday fish fry recipe that is bringing some semblance of normalcy back to diners.
Wilson Middle School eighth-grader pays it back
Fri, Apr 2nd 2021 08:10 am
Rayn Cooper, an eighth-grader at Wilson Middle School "took it on the chin" Tuesday to send a thank you to a special person who has made an impression on her life.
Village of Lewiston to vote on budget
Fri, Apr 2nd 2021 08:10 am
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees will present the projected fiscal year 2021-22 budget at a 6 p.m. meeting Monday, April 19, inside the Red Brick Municipal Building.
Obituary: Faye Popiel
Fri, Apr 2nd 2021 08:05 am
Faye Popiel passed away at age 91 at the home of her daughter, Judy Siehnel, under the loving care of Hospice, on March 4, 2021.
Obituary: Donald Koelemeyer
Fri, Apr 2nd 2021 08:05 am
Donald Koelemeyer of Grand Island passed away on March 25, 2021.
Acclaimed writer Sinach releases new album 'Greatest Lord'
Thu, Apr 1st 2021 10:30 pm
Nigerian songwriter/artist Sinach has released her latest project, "Greatest Lord." Globally distributed by Integrity Music and available everywhere music is sold, the album encompasses 13 songs and includes guest features Darlene Zschech, Jekalyn Carr, Nathaniel Bassey, Micah Stampley, Leeland and Maranda Curtis.
BPO has 2022 date for Oscar-nominated 'Hamilton' star Leslie Odom Jr.
Thu, Apr 1st 2021 10:30 pm
The management for Leslie Odom Jr. and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra on Thursday announces the Tony Award-winning artist will wait until Friday, March 25, 2022 to bring his symphonic show to Kleinhans Music Hall.
Cami Clune & Vitamin D3 to make official debut on new episode of 'Inside the Bear's Den'
Thu, Apr 1st 2021 10:25 pm
One of Western New York's brightest up-and-coming stars will debut with her new band in the second episode of Seneca Resorts & Casinos' new virtual performance series "Inside the Bear's Den."
Erie County: Additional COVID-19 variants of concern detected in samples
Thu, Apr 1st 2021 10:15 pm
Following the news last week that COVID-19 "California" variants had been detected in samples from Erie County residents, the Erie County Department of Health said additional variants of concern were found in specimens sequenced this week by the University at Buffalo's New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences.
Higgins asks US & Canada border agencies to implement virtual interviews for NEXUS applicants
Thu, Apr 1st 2021 10:15 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins is calling on agencies in the U.S. and Canada responsible for border management to implement a process that allows for virtual interviews for new NEXUS applicants.
Higgins: $300,000 grant to UB & Mission:Ignite for expansion of broadband in Buffalo
Thu, Apr 1st 2021 10:10 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the University at Buffalo and Mission:Ignite have been awarded $300,000 through "Project OVERCOME," a contest to find innovative solutions to connect communities to broadband.
Erie County Department of Health, Central Police Services warning: Counterfeit pills can kill
Thu, Apr 1st 2021 10:10 pm
The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) is reminding residents that counterfeit pills containing fentanyl are being distributed within the community.
Turkey caught breaking and entering in Erie County
Thu, Apr 1st 2021 09:55 pm
On March 23, an Erie County woman had a rude awakening when a turkey broke into her home. The woman heard a large bang and crash from her upstairs bedroom and discovered a turkey had busted through a glass window. The woman confined the bird to an upstairs bathroom by closing the door until New York State Department of Environmental Conservation police officer Machnica arrived to assist. The turkey flew around the bathroom, crashing into mirrors and walls, leaving broken glass everywhere.
Buffalo Central Terminal to hold public meeting on community vision
Thu, Apr 1st 2021 09:55 pm
The Buffalo Central Terminal will hold a public meeting via Zoom at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 8, to share a vision and redevelopment strategy for the terminal and grounds, created in partnership with the local community.
Cuomo accepts recommendations of 'Reimagine New York' Commission
Thu, Apr 1st 2021 09:50 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo accepted the final recommendations of the "Reimagine New York" Commission across its three focus areas: connectivity, telehealth and work.
Erie County district attorney commemorates office's bicentennial
Thu, Apr 1st 2021 09:50 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced his office, along with Erie County, will celebrate its bicentennial on Friday. Flynn, who is serving as 41st DA for Erie County, commemorates the work of past DA and prosecutors by sharing history of the office.
To identify best COVID-19 treatments, patients with mild/moderate symptoms needed for NIH-funded study at UB
Thu, Apr 1st 2021 09:20 pm
Vaccinations may be front-page news these days, but clinicians are well aware that an effective treatment for COVID-19, especially for patients who don't require hospitalization, is still sorely needed.
New Yorkers can sign up for 10th annual I Love My Park Day
Thu, Apr 1st 2021 09:15 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced registration is open for the 10th annual I Love My Park Day, which will be held the weekend of May 1-2 at state parks, historic sites and public lands across New York.
WNY's top volunteer-led organization celebrates National Volunteer Appreciation Month
Thu, Apr 1st 2021 09:15 pm
As the region's top volunteer-led organization, Girl Scouts of Western New York (GSWNY) celebrates the nearly 6,000 adult volunteers that serve to build girls of courage, confidence and character, throughout GSWNY's nine counties of Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Orleans and Wyoming. As Girl Scout founder Juliette Gordon Low said, "Truly, ours is a circle of friendship united by ideals."
Higgins calls for quick congressional action on American Jobs Plan
Thu, Apr 1st 2021 09:15 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins welcomed the Biden administration rollout of the American Jobs Plan.
 

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