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Niagara Gospel Mission to host symposium on mental health and homelessness
Mon, May 22nd 2023 07:00 am
Niagara Gospel Mission is hosting its second annual symposium on the topic of mental health and homelessness. The event will take place from 1-5 p.m. May 25 at 1317 Portage Road, Niagara Falls.
Casey's Cabana opens for 6th season
Sat, May 20th 2023 07:05 am
Gabby Bergstrom was a Grand Island High School sophomore in 2018 when she and fellow DECA members Luke Hess and Lauren Merletti were on a bus ride home from state competition. It was then they decided owning their own business could give them an edge in winning a state award. Using their cell phones to open craigslist, they found a hot dog stand at 1437 Ferry Road on the mighty Niagara River was available to rent.
Memorial Day ceremony slated for Monday, May 29, at Charles N. DeGlopper Memorial Park
Sat, May 20th 2023 07:00 am
The Town of Grand Island, Charles N. DeGlopper VFW Post No. 9249, American Legion Post No. 1346 and Grand Island High School wind ensemble will honor the men and women who made the supreme sacrifice for our country while in military service. They are remembered each and every day and will be honored on Memorial Day.
Neighbors Foundation of Grand Island thanks residents who donated to food collection
Sat, May 20th 2023 07:00 am
Thank you to all who participated in the National Association of Letter Carriers annual "Stamp Out Hunger" food collection! Here on Grand Island, we collected over 3,200 pounds of food for the Neighbors Foundation.
Woodcarver donates chess set to middle school
Sat, May 20th 2023 07:00 am
Gary Dahlstrom, who donated a hand-carved chess set to Veronica Connor Middle School's chess club, was recognized for his work by the Grand Island Central School District Board of Education at a recent meeting.
Grand Island voters pass school district budget, reelect trustees
Sat, May 20th 2023 07:00 am
Grand Island voters on Tuesday unofficially passed the $73,727,888 Grand Island Central School District budget for the 2023-24 school year. In addition, they approved a proposition to purchase five new vehicles for the school district (three 65-passenger buses, one 29-passenger bus, and two Ford F350 4x4 trucks for the Buildings and Grounds Department). Also, the voters approved the establishment of a new 15-year capital reserve fund to replace the fund that expired this year.
Lewis Capaldi releases second studio album, 'Broken By Desire To Be Heavenly Sent'
Fri, May 19th 2023 06:40 pm
Global superstar Lewis Capaldi today releases his brand-new, hit-stacked album, "Broken By Desire To Be Heavenly Sent," on EMI Records/Universal Music Canada, featuring three heartbreaking U.K. No. 1 singles, "Pointless", "Wish You The Best" and the Platinum-certified "Forget Me."
Maroon 5 finds 'Middle Ground'
Fri, May 19th 2023 06:35 pm
Three-time Grammy Award-winning multi-Platinum band Maroon 5 drops their newest single, "Middle Ground," via 222/Interscope Records/Universal Music Canada.
blur: Brand-new album, 'The Ballad of Darren,' out July 21
Fri, May 19th 2023 06:35 pm
blur will release their first album in eight years, titled "The Ballad of Darren" and comprising 10 new tracks, on July 21 on Parlophone. First track, "The Narcissist," is out now.
Michael Bay signs TV deal with leading true crime network, Investigation Discovery
Fri, May 19th 2023 06:35 pm
Investigation Discovery, the preeminent destination for true crime, has closed a deal with filmmaker Michael Bay (the "Transformers" franchise, "13 Hours," "Armageddon") to executive produce a new true crime docuseries.
NFL announces passing of Jim Brown
Fri, May 19th 2023 05:40 pm
Earlier today we received word that Jim Brown has passed away. He was 87.
National Safe Boating Week underway
Fri, May 19th 2023 05:40 pm
National Safe Boating Week runs May 20-26, 2023, and with the recent heat wave, many Western and Central New Yorkers are looking to hit area waterways. AAA Western and Central New York urges safety on the water. Just like driving a car, operating a boat is a big responsibility and should be done with the utmost caution.
Higgins: $480,000 for Lake Erie protection programs led by Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper
Fri, May 19th 2023 05:35 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins on Friday announced $480,000 in federal funding for Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper to engage the Western New York community in the expansion of waterway monitoring and protection in the eastern basin of Lake Erie.
Ian Flanigan releases 'Under a Southern Sky' from 'STRONG: The Muscle Shoals Sessions' EP
Fri, May 19th 2023 02:35 pm
Chart-topping country music singer/songwriter Ian Flanigan has released "Under a Southern Sky" today - the second single off "STRONG: The Muscle Shoals Sessions." The full EP drops on July 28.
Niagara County creates truck driver trainee positions
Fri, May 19th 2023 02:35 pm
Niagara County Public Works Commissioner Garret Meal today announced the Legislature has approved the creation of a truck driver/CDL trainer and four new truck driver trainee positions in an effort to address the shortage of workers with commercial driver's licenses (CDL) across the county. A CDL is required to drive snowplows and heavy highway equipment used for roadwork and maintenance.
New York State Canal System opens for season
Fri, May 19th 2023 02:35 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday announced the opening of the 2023 navigation season for the 524-mile New York State Canal system, kicking off the 199th consecutive opening of the historic waterways. Locks and lift bridges on the Erie, Champlain, Oswego and Cayuga-Seneca canals will operate daily today through Oct. 11, providing opportunities for boating, fishing and sightseeing to tourists, canal enthusiasts and all New Yorkers.
Elevation Worship releases 'Can You Imagine?'
Fri, May 19th 2023 12:35 pm
What would happen if we began to believe that God could do the miraculous through us? Can you imagine what might happen? These are the questions Grammy Award-winning collective Elevation Worship asks on their anticipated 15th career project, "Can You Imagine?" With these eight new live songs, they are poised to reignite the hearts of believers.
Consumed By Fire releases heartfelt track, 'Man That Made Me,' on one-year anniversary of father's passing
Fri, May 19th 2023 12:30 pm
Red Street Records' recording artists Consumed By Fire drops their latest single, "Man That Made Me," available everywhere today (listen here), alongside an accompanying acoustic video.
Higgins: Work must start now on preventing future US-Canada border restrictions
Fri, May 19th 2023 12:30 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins says the U.S. and Canada should begin to work now to prepare for better communication and collaboration needed to prevent the disjointed border policies that occurred over the past three years during the coronavirus pandemic.
Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy announces Beth Downing as interim executive director
Fri, May 19th 2023 12:30 pm
The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy (BOPC) announced Chief Financial Officer Beth Downing will step into the role of interim executive director following the departure of Stephanie Crockatt on May 18.
Nathan Sheridan welcomes the prodigal home with 'Do You Know'
Fri, May 19th 2023 12:25 pm
Kicking-off a much-anticipated new chapter in his rapidly growing career, singer/songwriter and Amplo recording artist Nathan Sheridan returns with "Do You Know." Releasing to Christian radio and streaming platforms today, the single puts Sheridan's emotive vocal front and center as the opening verse swells into a soaring, celebratory chorus backed by a gospel choir.
Smelt Festival returns May 26
Fri, May 19th 2023 11:00 am
The Upward Niagara Chamber of Commerce is teaming with The Griffon Brewery & Gastropub (115 S. Water St., Lewiston) to host the Smelt Festival beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, May 26.
VFW has plans in place for Memorial Day ceremony
Fri, May 19th 2023 11:00 am
Veterans of Foreign Wars Downriver Post 7487 is preparing to again conduct its annual Memorial Day ceremony. This year will mark the return of the Memorial Day parade, thanks to the Memorial Day Remembrance Committee. The parade is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. Monday, May 29, with the ceremony at the conclusion of the parade.
Draft audit shows little concern for Town of Niagara; regular meeting set for Tuesday
Fri, May 19th 2023 11:00 am
Town of Niagara officials continue to review their required external audit this month, with plans to formally file the paperwork in June.
Summer preview: The comprehensive guide to Artpark & Company's 2023 season
Fri, May 19th 2023 10:00 am
Artpark & Company's focus for this summer - its 50th season - centers on five key words: spectacle, drama, Indigenous & global influences.
Lewiston business owners express concerns over 'sandwich board' sign status
Fri, May 19th 2023 09:25 am
Village of Lewiston business owners expressed their concerns over proposed "sandwich board" sign regulations at a meeting Tuesday with Mayor Anne Welch and Upward Niagara Chamber of Commerce President Jennifer Pauly.
Village of Lewiston recognizes Lions Club
Fri, May 19th 2023 09:10 am
The Lewiston Community Lions sponsored the Village of Lewiston Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 22, starting at the Red Brick Municipal Building. On Monday of this week, trustees recognized the club for its work. Mayor Anne Welch presented a certificate of appreciation to Lion Rob Nichols.
Obituary: Nicole (Stickl) Richard
Fri, May 19th 2023 09:00 am
Our beloved Nicole (Stickl) Richard, of Norfolk, Virginia, passed away unexpectedly on April 20, 2023, from complications in the delivery of her twin sons. She was 32 years old.
Lewiston Artisan Farmers Market returns with local produce, space to build community, connections
Fri, May 19th 2023 09:00 am
The Lewiston Artisan Farmers Market operates from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Saturday on the Portage Road side of Academy Park. Opening day for the 2023 season is June 3.
Town of Lewiston sets reminders for Memorial Day, upcoming services
Fri, May 19th 2023 08:40 am
The town residential garbage pick-up scheduled for Monday, May 29, will be suspended one day in observance of Memorial Day, and collected on Tuesday, May 30.
Area school budgets find voter approval
Fri, May 19th 2023 08:35 am
Voters in Western Niagara County joined with those from throughout New York on Tuesday in approving school budgets despite the ongoing inflation and economic challenges facing the state.
County road repair program underway
Fri, May 19th 2023 08:35 am
Summer is the busy season for road construction.
Choir & handbell concert at First Presbyterian Church of Youngstown
Fri, May 19th 2023 08:35 am
"When In Our Music, God is Glorified" is the title of a choir and handbell concert to be presented at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 21, at First Presbyterian Church of Youngstown, 100 Church St.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for May 19, 2023
Fri, May 19th 2023 08:30 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for May 19, 2023
'Live's "American Idol" Encore' returns Tuesday, May 30
Thu, May 18th 2023 08:55 pm
ABC's iconic and star-making "American Idol" is only three days away from revealing this year's big winner. Three contestants remain in the world-famous competition, and only one will be the next "American Idol"! 
Seth & Nirva plead for fresh awakening 'On Earth'
Thu, May 18th 2023 08:55 pm
Beloved husband/wife duo Seth & Nirva return June 2 with "On Earth," a six-song EP inspired by the words of the Lord's Prayer (Matthew 6:9-13). The couple's iconic fusion of pop, neo-soul and gospel sounds saturate an impassioned collection imploring Christians to stand firm amidst the moral decline of culture.
'Tops Totes for Change' continues to aid local charities by raising over $519,000
Thu, May 18th 2023 08:50 pm
It's hard to believe that a little over three years ago Tops launched its highly successful "Tops Totes for Change." This program encourages shoppers to purchase a reusable bag with a special charity design for just $2.69, with $1 of the proceeds being donated back to five local community organization. Since its inception, Tops is proud to say that $519,846 has been raised for area charities and at a time that these organizations need it most.
Buffalo man sentenced for fatally stabbing woman on Doat Street, violating order of protection issued for another female victim
Thu, May 18th 2023 08:50 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 29-year-old Talyn D. Williams of Buffalo was sentenced this morning before Erie County Court Judge Shelia A. DiTullio to 25 years to life in prison.
Defendant pleads guilty for committing robberies in Buffalo & Orchard Park
Thu, May 18th 2023 08:50 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 39-year-old Edward T. Turner of Buffalo pleaded guilty this morning before Erie County Court Judge Sheila A. DiTullio to one count of attempted robbery in the first degree and one count of robbery in the second degree (class "C" violent felonies).
Wheatfield Garden Club program on May 24
Thu, May 18th 2023 08:50 pm
The Wheatfield Garden Club invites the community to its upcoming membership drive and plant-sharing event. A program will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, at the Wheatfield Community and Senior Center, 2790 Church Road.

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