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Safety tower completed in Lewiston
Mon, Aug 30th 2021 06:55 pm
Niagara County Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti recently announced continued expansion of the Niagara County Public Safety Radio Network in the Town of Lewiston was completed and is fully functional.
Niagara County Central Rotary installs officers
Mon, Aug 30th 2021 06:55 pm
The Rotary Club of Niagara County Central was chartered by Rotary International on June 23, 1987. Thirty-four years later, the club is still active and supportive in the community.
Interior announces largest expansion of fishing & hunting on US Fish and Wildlife-managed lands & waters
Mon, Aug 30th 2021 06:55 pm
The Department of the Interior announced the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has opened new or expanded hunting and sport fishing opportunities across 2.1 million acres, the largest expansion of outdoor recreation opportunities in recent history.
SBA opens supplemental grant applications for Shuttered Venue Operators Grant awardees
Mon, Aug 30th 2021 02:55 pm
On Monday, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced it would begin sending invitations for supplemental awards for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program. Per the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Non-profits and Venues Act, SVOG supplemental awards are to be provided to those who received an initial grant and have illustrated a 70% loss when comparing 2021's first-quarter revenues to the same in 2019.
'Find Forgiveness and Feel Love' offers program to help 3 generations use skills & music to stop stress
Mon, Aug 30th 2021 02:50 pm
"Find Forgiveness and Feel Love" will be offered from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturdays, Sept. 11 and 18, at Unity of Buffalo, 1243 Delaware Ave., Buffalo. The free online workshop is based on "Less Stress, Better Health and More Love," authored by the workshop leader, Dr. Tom DeLoughry. It was honored by AARP's Social Impact Award as "a simple mind body-Spirit program for seniors, adults and teens of any faith, or no faith."
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame an essential stop for music fans
Mon, Aug 30th 2021 02:30 pm
Credit the promoters, the venues and especially the fans for Western New York being a player on the concert scene.
Local students showcase scientific research during summer science camps at Niagara University
Mon, Aug 30th 2021 01:15 pm
Niagara University's summer science and STEM camps returned this year, engaging local students in grades kindergarten through eighth in a variety of activities that utilized the practical application of science, technology, engineering and math.
Hochul announces removal of final toll barrier on NYS Thruway
Mon, Aug 30th 2021 12:15 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Monday announced the removal of the final toll booths on the New York State Thruway, a "historic and significant milestone" in the $355 million cashless tolling design-build project.
American Heart Association: Eating walnuts daily lowered bad cholesterol, may reduce cardiovascular disease risk
Mon, Aug 30th 2021 12:05 pm
Eating about a half a cup of walnuts every day for two years modestly lowered levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, known as "bad cholesterol," and reduced the number of total LDL particles and small LDL particles in healthy, older adults, according to new research published Monday in the American Heart Association's flagship journal Circulation.
'Words matter': International Overdose Awareness Day prompts call from Erie County Opiate Epidemic Task Force to 'end stigma around chronic disease of substance use disorder'
Mon, Aug 30th 2021 11:50 am
For International Overdose Awareness Day on Aug. 31, the Erie County Opiate Epidemic Task Force is providing guidance for media outlets and reporters, health care providers, law enforcement agencies, the justice system, community organizations and the general public to use person-centered, destigmatizing language in communications, professional settings and everyday conversation.
ECDOH: Ivermectin does not treat or prevent COVID-19
Mon, Aug 30th 2021 11:45 am
Prompted by urgent warnings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration and the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Erie County Department of Health is highlighting calls for caution against the use of ivermectin for COVID-19 prevention or treatment.
Announcing Grand Island tree inventory
Mon, Aug 30th 2021 11:30 am
The Town of Grand Island has received a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation grant to inventory all trees on Grand Island town roads (right-of-way) and parks.
Household hazardous waste collection at Wheatfield Town Hall
Mon, Aug 30th 2021 11:30 am
Niagara County Legislature Chairwoman Becky Wydysh, legislators David Godfrey and Jesse Gooch, and Town of Wheatfield Supervisor Don MacSwan invite the local community to a household hazardous waste collection Saturday, Aug. 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Wheatfield Town Hall. The event is open to Niagara County residents. An appointment is required. Register online at
Erie Niagara Sunrise Exchange Club to host Memorial Healing Field on 20th anniversary of 9/11
Mon, Aug 30th 2021 10:45 am
This year, on the 20th anniversary of 9/11, The Erie Niagara Sunrise Exchange Club will present a 9/11 Memorial Healing Field to honor and remember those who tragically lost their lives that day.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns to the road; returns to Buffalo this holiday season
Mon, Aug 30th 2021 10:40 am
Multi-Platinum, progressive rock group Trans-Siberian Orchestra on Monday announced its anticipated winter tour will be back for 2021. In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the group's landmark album, "Christmas Eve and Other Stories," this year's multisensory extravaganza kicks off on Wednesday, Nov. 17, with performances in Green Bay and Council Bluffs, and will visit 59 cities for 99 performances across America, before concluding Thursday, Dec. 30, in Cleveland and St. Louis.
UB team proposes genome 'archipelago' as new model of how genomic information influences development & disease
Mon, Aug 30th 2021 10:40 am
A University at Buffalo team has developed a new model of how information in the genome is organized, called the novel genome archipelago model (GAM). The model provides new insights into how a multitude of interactions among genes may affect normal development as well as mutations that lead to cancer and other diseases.
'Big R': $1,000-to-win demolition derby at Ransomville Speedway
Mon, Aug 30th 2021 10:35 am
On Friday, Sept. 3, Triple T Auto Parts will present a $1,000-to-win demolition derby following the completion of the full racing program at Ransomville Speedway.
Higgins & Brown: $95,000-plus in federal funding for City of Buffalo Fire Department
Mon, Aug 30th 2021 10:35 am
Congressman Brian Higgins and City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown announced the Buffalo Fire Department was awarded a federal fire grant totaling $95,454.
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA teams with Salvation Army, Niagara Falls Boys & Girls Club, United Way of Greater Niagara to host back-to-school event
Mon, Aug 30th 2021 10:35 am
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA has partnered with The Salvation Army, Niagara Falls Boys and Girls Club and the United Way of Greater Niagara to host its annual back-to-school event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, at the shopping center, located at 1900 Military Road, Niagara Falls. The event aims to help local families gear up for the new school year and features a backpack and school supplies giveaway to the first 500 students, while supplies last.
Charlize Theron & KiKi Layne return to 'The Old Guard' for sequel directed by Victoria Mahoney
Fri, Aug 27th 2021 07:50 pm
Netflix announced Charlize Theron, KiKi Layne, Matthias Schoenaerts, Marwan Kenzari, Luca Marinelli, Veronica Ngo and Chiwetel Ejiofor are anticipated to return for the sequel to 2020 action film "The Old Guard," directed by Victoria Mahoney.
'Wannabe25': Spice Girls celebrate 25th anniversary of 'Wannabe'
Fri, Aug 27th 2021 07:50 pm
Tell me what you want, what you really, really want! The biggest-selling girl band of all time, the Spice Girls, celebrates the 25th anniversary of its debut hit single, "Wannabe," in style by releasing an all-new limited-edition EP - "Wannabe25," which is available now via UMC / EMI.
Rhett Walker releases 'Gospel Song' EP
Fri, Aug 27th 2021 07:45 pm
"Gospel Song," the new EP from Rhett Walker, released today, courtesy of Provident Label Group/Sony Music. The latest project from the Grammy and multi-GMA Dove Awards-nominated southern rocker and songwriter, features five songs - the title track plus "Revival," "Let's Go Down," "All Joy No Stress" (which was co-written with Matthew West) and "Alright," featuring country star Jimmie Allen - who also co-wrote the tune with Walker.
COVID-19 cases, related hospitalizations increasing in Erie County as school year approaches
Fri, Aug 27th 2021 07:45 pm
With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations increasing, the Erie County Department of Health is strongly urging residents to act now to reduce their personal risks of infection and the chance of disease transmission in the community.
Lewiston photographer presents '40 Over 40' exhibit at Carnegie Art Center
Fri, Aug 27th 2021 01:40 pm
In celebration of the "40 Over 40" campaign - a movement she started in the Buffalo Region - Andrea Costrino presented an art exhibit for the project Thursday at the Carnegie Art Center in North Tonawanda. All women involved in the campaign were invited to the pop-up exhibit of portraits from each women's session - and to toast each other in support of one another.
Erie County DA issues warning on possession of fake vaccination cards
Fri, Aug 27th 2021 01:35 pm
Erie County District Attorney John Flynn warns anyone who is knowingly in possession of a falsified COVID-19 vaccine card - and presents that forged document with the intent to deceive another of their vaccination status - can be charged with a felony offense. This alert comes as some local colleges and universities require students to provide proof of vaccination in order return to on-campus residency and in-person learning.
New Switch single offers hope to those facing hardships
Fri, Aug 27th 2021 01:35 pm
In a time when much of the world is facing significant challenges, Life.Church's Switch is reminding people where to turn with its new single, "Better View" (Sony Music/ Provident's Essential Worship). Available today, a press release noted, "This hope-filled song was written for anyone who has trouble choosing to trust God when they face hardships."
Steph Alessi Muiña 'Wouldn't Change A Thing'
Fri, Aug 27th 2021 01:35 pm
Integrity Music welcomes Miami-based singer/songwriter and worship leader Steph Alessi Muiña to the family. In introducing Muiña, the label released her debut single, "Wouldn't Change A Thing," along with the official music video. Her debut song will also be going for adds at radio beginning next week, but it has already been added by stations ahead of the add date.
Hochul 'disappointed' in SCOTUS housing ruling
Fri, Aug 27th 2021 01:35 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul issued the following statement Friday on the Supreme Court ruling on eviction moratorium:
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Aug. 27, 2021
Fri, Aug 27th 2021 11:50 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Aug. 27, 2021
Fichte celebrates milestone: Eye care group marks 10,000th successful patient treatment
Fri, Aug 27th 2021 11:35 am
Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare celebrated its 10,000th successful patient procedure on Tuesday.
Town of Lewiston reviews solar application; hears Senior Center update
Fri, Aug 27th 2021 11:30 am
Included was a public hearing to consider a ground-mounted utility-grade solar energy system at 2634 Ridge Road by applicants Kevan Thompson and Janelle Uderitz of DG New York CS III LLC. This represents the latest proposal the town has considered following its earlier lifting of a moratorium on commercial-grade utility solar installations.
'American Underdog' sets Christmas release
Fri, Aug 27th 2021 11:25 am
"American Underdog" will be released on Christmas. The film tells the inspirational true story of Kurt Warner (Zachary Levi), who went from a stockboy at a grocery store to a two-time NFL MVP, Super Bowl champion, and Hall of Fame quarterback.
New season of 'Live with Kelly and Ryan' begins Monday, Sept. 6
Fri, Aug 27th 2021 11:15 am
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" heads into its 34th season in national syndication on Monday, Sept. 6, kicking off with an outdoor holiday broadcast followed by a special New York-themed week and the return of "Live's Record Breaker Week."
Memphis May Fire release 'Bleed Me Dry'
Fri, Aug 27th 2021 11:15 am
Matty Mullins (vocals), Kellen McGregor (guitar), Cory Elder (bass) and Jake Garland (drums) have spent the past few months dropping banger after banger and thrilling fans with each subsequent song and video. Memphis May Fire closes out the summer with the video for new single "Bleed Me Dry." The band's team said, "It's a full-on riff fest, backed by unforgettable melodic firepower."
Mike Donehey shows audiences how to 'Flourish'
Fri, Aug 27th 2021 11:10 am
"Flourish," the new album from Mike Donehey, is out now with Fair Trade Services. Click here to listen. Fans got a chance to hear "Flourish" in advance when Donehey celebrated the release of his album earlier this week with a livestream album release show.
Retrouvaille weekend program for couples seeking help in their marriages
Fri, Aug 27th 2021 11:10 am
Retrouvaille (pronounced retro-vi with a long I) will offer a weekend program for couples whose marriages are in distress. The Sept. 17-19 program in Buffalo is designed to provide couples the tools they need to work on their marriage and relationship.
Reminder from National Grid: Aug. 31 deadline approaching for bill payment assistance through HEAP
Fri, Aug 27th 2021 10:50 am
National Grid urges its Buffalo and other Western New York customers who need help paying their energy bill to apply now for federally funded assistance through the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) and the Emergency HEAP program.
Niagara County's Michael Kislack named to FASNY Firemen's Home board
Fri, Aug 27th 2021 10:50 am
Michael Kislack of St. Johnsburg was elected to the board of trustees of the Firemen's Association of the State of New York (FASNY) Firemen's Home. This is Kislack's first elected position with FASNY. He will serve as trustee for a five-year term.
Winners of 2021 dairy products competition announced at Great New York State Fair
Fri, Aug 27th 2021 10:50 am
New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Commissioner Richard A. Ball announced the winners of the 2021 dairy products competition in celebration of Dairy Day at The Great New York State Fair. Twelve cheese manufacturers were awarded this year, including Old Chatham Creamery, from Tompkins County, which earned the Grand Champion award for its camembert cheese. Upstate Farms was honored with gold for the state's top-scoring milk, with Stewart's earning silver.
Splash World opens on Grand Island
Fri, Aug 27th 2021 07:00 am
Niagara Amusement Park and Splash World has the green light to open the water park starting Saturday, with a limited number of its slides and pools passing inspection Thursday morning.

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