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Convicted murderer sentenced for possession of fentanyl in separate crime
Fri, May 12th 2023 04:50 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 33-year-old Cortez Foster of Buffalo was sentenced this morning before Erie County Court Judge Suzanne Maxwell Barnes to 6 years in prison followed by 3 years of post-release supervision. He was sentenced today as a second violent felony offender.
Buffalo State creates 5.14 Memorial Scholarship for east Buffalo students
Fri, May 12th 2023 04:50 pm
The Buffalo State University Foundation has established a 5.14 Memorial Scholarship designed to cover the cost of books and other educational supplies for Buffalo State students who hail from Buffalo's 14208 ZIP code. That is where 10 Black people were shot to death by an avowed white supremacist at Tops Market on May 14, 2022.
Attorney general, DOH commissioner issue alert on health insurance renewal scams
Fri, May 12th 2023 04:50 pm
New York Attorney General Letitia James and Acting Department of Health Commissioner Dr. James McDonald warned New Yorkers about a new scam targeting New Yorkers enrolled in public health insurance programs and provided important tips to protect consumers.
State Department of Labor reminds New Yorkers of resources available for working mothers
Fri, May 12th 2023 04:50 pm
This Mother's Day, the New York State Department of Labor is reminding New Yorkers there are a variety of resources available to help working mothers.
Naz716 Business & Cultural Center and Bridge Niagara Foundation host 'Bollywood Night' & Farzana Legacy Scholarship Dinner
Fri, May 12th 2023 04:50 pm
The Naz716 Business & Cultural Center and Bridge Niagara Foundation will present "Bollywood Night" and the Farzana Legacy Scholarship Dinner on Saturday, May 13, at the Packard Court Community Center in Niagara Falls.
Flags to half-staff, state landmarks lit orange to honor victims of Buffalo Tops Supermarket shooting on 1-year anniversary
Fri, May 12th 2023 04:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul directed flags on state buildings to be flown at half-staff and announced state landmarks will be lit orange on Sunday, May 14, in remembrance of those who lost their lives in the racially motivated shooting at Tops Supermarket in Buffalo one year ago.
Life.Church Worship releases two new songs ahead of full album coming in July
Fri, May 12th 2023 04:50 pm
Life.Church Worship released two new singles today and announced their brand-new live album, "Sing As One," releasing July 21. The singles, titled "Clean Heart" and "Faithful (You Are)," showcase a diverse sound and heartfelt lyrics that aim to cut out distractions and help people fully experience the presence of God.
Amanda Cook releases new EP, 'SURVEY: Part 1'
Fri, May 12th 2023 04:50 pm
GMA Dove Award-winning worship leader and songwriter Amanda Cook is bringing more new music to the marketplace today with her latest collection, "SURVEY: Part 1" (listen here). The five-song EP follows her spring 2022 album, "State Of The Union."
Charles Begley to receive Key to the Locks Award on May 20
Fri, May 12th 2023 11:35 am
Lockport Mayor Michelle Roman will present the 18th annual Key to the Locks Award to Charles Begley in a public ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 20, at the Erie Canal Discovery Center, 24 Church St., Lockport. The public is invited to attend.
Cody Carnes says 'Call On The Name'
Fri, May 12th 2023 11:35 am
Grammy Award-nominated Cody Carnes has a new song, "Call On The Name," available today from his upcoming live project. Click here to listen to the new song and below for the live performance video of "Call On The Name."
New Celine Dion songs on 'Love Again (Soundtrack From The Motion Picture)'
Fri, May 12th 2023 11:35 am
Sony Music Entertainment Canada/Columbia Records have released "Love Again (Soundtrack from The Motion Picture)," today.
Tuscarora business owner Beth Rickard named to NSBA Leadership Council
Fri, May 12th 2023 11:15 am
Beth Rickard from First Nations Copywriter, located on the Tuscarora Territory, was recently named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council.
Lewiston volunteers spruce up Hennepin Park
Fri, May 12th 2023 11:00 am
Last Friday, members of the Lewiston Garden Club and the Lewiston Beautification Commission met at Hennepin Park to weed, clean and plant at the Center and South Fourth streets site. The work was done in anticipation of the annual Lewiston GardenFest, which will take place June 17-18.
Richardson looks to convert Ridge Street property into community center
Fri, May 12th 2023 11:00 am
Developer, professor and Edwin Mellen Press founder Herbert Richardson is working on a plan to renovate the property next to the Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q.'s rear entrance, at 415 Ridge St., Lewiston.
'Sandwich boards' off the menu again in Lewiston
Fri, May 12th 2023 11:00 am
Following three years of relaxed enforcement on "sandwich board" signs, the Village of Lewiston intends to again limit these promotional markers. It has been working with the Planning Commission on drafting new law language.
DiMino's Lewiston Tops looks to expand
Fri, May 12th 2023 11:00 am
The Village of Lewiston has received plans for an expansion project at DiMino's Lewiston Tops, 906 Center St.
Heart Love & Soul to celebrate 4 decades of service
Fri, May 12th 2023 11:00 am
Heart Love & Soul will celebrate a milestone in June: Four decades of providing essential services to people who need them most.
Niagara SPCA holds 'Star Wars'-themed paint night
Fri, May 12th 2023 11:00 am
Observing May the 4 in its own unique way, the Niagara SPCA held its third "Paint Night with Pooches" event, the first with a theme - a "Star Wars" theme.
Niagara Beautification Commission holds annual citywide clean up
Fri, May 12th 2023 11:00 am
On May 6, the Niagara Beautification Commission held its 16th annual Beautify Niagara Clean Up.
Boy Scout to raise funds for flag retirement box
Fri, May 12th 2023 10:30 am
Alexandre Vanderlip, a member of Boy Scout Troop 855, is working on a plan to acquire a mailbox-sized container that would hold up to 50 flags until they can be properly burned. He intends to install the waterproof, locked drop box outside of the Village of Lewiston's Red Brick Municipal Building, along the main driveway.
Youngstown Garden Club busy at county beach cleans
Fri, May 12th 2023 10:30 am
The mission of the Youngstown Garden Club states the group exists, in part, to aid in the protection of native plants, trees and birds.
Recreation news in Lewiston: Camp Stonehaven opens; youth programs getting busy
Fri, May 12th 2023 10:30 am
With favorable spring weather finally at hand, recreation updates are topping the news for the Town of Lewiston.
Lewiston Senior Center celebrates May's Older Americans Month recognition
Fri, May 12th 2023 10:25 am
In its recognition of May 2023 as Older Americans Month, Town of Lewiston and Niagara County officials joined Tuesday with organizers at the Lewiston Senior Center to honor members marking 80 and 90 years of life.
Nominations sought for Lewiston Library Volunteer of the Year
Fri, May 12th 2023 10:15 am
The Friends of the Library, the volunteer group that supports the Lewiston Library in many ways, is seeking nominations for this year's Library Volunteer of the Year award.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for May 12, 2023
Fri, May 12th 2023 10:05 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for May 12, 2023
'Little R' hosts practice session to start season
Fri, May 12th 2023 09:20 am
The SANY New York/Burris Racing go-karting program at the Ransomville Speedway hosted its annual test and tune and practice session on Thursday night. A full pit area and the fans had the chance to see karts on the track for the first time. Nearly 70 karts took to the track and took part.
UB TCIE awarded $500,000 grant to grow New York's offshore wind workforce
Fri, May 12th 2023 09:20 am
The University at Buffalo Center for Industrial Effectiveness (UB TCIE) has secured a $500,000 grant from the New York State Offshore Wind Training Institute (OWTI) to accelerate the development of New York's offshore wind workforce.
Rising CCM artist Iveth Luna releases debut EP, 'Just Like Jesus'
Fri, May 12th 2023 09:20 am
Red Street Records Recording artist Iveth Luna releases her debut EP, "Just Like Jesus," available everywhere today.
2023 NFL schedule announced; season begins with Chiefs vs. Lions
Fri, May 12th 2023 09:00 am
The NFL announced its 18-week, 272-game regular-season schedule for 2023, which kicks off on Thursday night, Sept. 7, in Kansas City, and concludes with 16 division games in Week 18 - two on Saturday, Jan. 6, and 14 on Sunday, Jan. 7.
Meet the Grand Island School Board candidates
Fri, May 12th 2023 08:45 am
The Grand Island Central School District budget and trustee election will be Tuesday, May 16. In this article, we meet the candidates.
HART offers Hands-Only CPR class presented by American Heart Association
Fri, May 12th 2023 07:00 am
The Home Assistance Referral Team will offer a Hands-Only CPR class, presented by the American Heart Association, on Thursday, May 18, at HART, 505 Cayuga St., Lewiston.
Artpark lands state award in Round XII of Regional Economic Development Council initiative
Thu, May 11th 2023 07:00 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced more than $24 million has been awarded to support 28 priority projects across New York through the Regional Economic Development Council initiative. Round XII included core capital grant and tax-credit funding from Empire State Development, which was made available on a continuous and competitive basis to support the immediate needs of communities. Funding will support impactful projects that align with each region's strategic goals.
Six Flags Darien Lake opening with new offerings (including VIP lounge)
Thu, May 11th 2023 06:55 pm
Six Flags Darien Lake will kick off the 2023 season with new events and park enhancements.
Federal COVID-19 emergency declaration ends - now what?
Thu, May 11th 2023 10:30 am
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has stated, "May 11, 2023, marks the end of the federal COVID-19 PHE declaration. After this date, CDC's authorizations to collect certain types of public health data will expire."
Aaron Rodgers, Jets to square off with Tyreek Hill, Dolphins, in first NFL Black Friday game
Thu, May 11th 2023 08:50 am
In the first-ever NFL Black Friday game, on Nov. 24, Prime Video will present a classic AFC East showdown between the new-look New York Jets, featuring four-time NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers, and their longtime division rivals, the high-powered Miami Dolphins, with kickoff set for 3 p.m. EST.
Higgins marks full reopening of US-Canada border with push to ease travel & grow tourism
Thu, May 11th 2023 08:50 am
Congressman Brian Higgins spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives during National Travel and Tourism Week, calling the end of COVID-19 restrictions at the northern border "a turning point in rebuilding the interconnected relationships and economies communities along the U.S.-Canada border enjoy."
USDA seeks feedback from producers about 2023 crops, stocks, inventories & values
Thu, May 11th 2023 08:50 am
Over the next several weeks, USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will conduct two major mid-year surveys: the June agricultural survey and the June area survey. The agency will contact more than 4,000 producers across the 11-state northeastern region to determine crop acreage and stock levels as of June 1, 2023.
Kids Escaping Drugs 25th 'Walk for Kids' is Saturday
Thu, May 11th 2023 07:00 am
Kids Escaping Drugs (KED) will hold its 25th "Walk for Kids" on Saturday, May 13, at South Park Lake.
NYS: Thousands of state jobs available in critical health and human services titles
Thu, May 11th 2023 07:00 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced thousands of state jobs are open and available for immediate hiring in the health and human services fields across 10 state agencies as part of the hiring for emergency limited placement program, in an effort to address the statewide workforce shortage in critical health and safety titles across state government.
Post-pandemic, UB business students rebuild free tax service program
Thu, May 11th 2023 07:00 am
During the 2023 tax season, 85 IRS-certified accounting students from the University at Buffalo School of Management brought nearly $240,000 back into the Buffalo community through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

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