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Grammy-nominated roots-rock Duo Larkin Poe to headline 'Monster Energy Outbreak Tour'
Tue, Jun 1st 2021 01:30 pm
Larkin Poe, the Grammy Award-nominated sister duo comprised of Atlanta-bred, Nashville-based multi-instrumentalists Rebecca and Megan Lovell, are hitting the road with the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour. Kicking off Sept. 15, "The Monster Energy Outbreak Tour" featuring Larkin Poe will see the band hitting major cities across the U.S. This show hits the Forbes Theatre in Buffalo on Tuesday, Oct. 12.
UB researchers look to improve WIC shopping experience
Tue, Jun 1st 2021 01:30 pm
For many people, the need to go grocery shopping is met with a sigh, or an "ugh." It's generally not considered to be an enjoyable experience.
The Lee Foundation names 2021 Distinguished Lee Scholar & invests additional $435,000 over next 3 years to expand stem scholarship programs
Tue, Jun 1st 2021 01:25 pm
The Patrick P. Lee Foundation announced Chiara Young is the 2021 Distinguished Lee Scholar. Young, who graduated from RIT this spring, was selected through a highly competitive selection process overseen by a committee of foundation board members, community members and representatives from partner schools.
National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month spotlights new advances & greater understanding
Tue, Jun 1st 2021 01:25 pm
More than 40 million people in the United States are living with migraine disease and headache disorders. Nearly 1 in 4 U.S. households includes someone with migraine disease. I had my first migraine in my teens, and it was one of the reasons that motivated me to lead the National Headache Foundation.
SBA administrator issues statement on closure of Paycheck Protection Program
Tue, Jun 1st 2021 01:25 pm
Small Business Administration Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman made the following statement on the closure of the Paycheck Protection Program to new loan guaranty applications, which has provided over $798 billion in economic relief to small businesses and nonprofits across the nation, "keeping employees employed and helping businesses come back stronger than ever."
Down on the Corner Ice Cream raising funds for community
Tue, Jun 1st 2021 01:05 pm
Down on the Corner Ice Cream realizes community is important and will be reaching out to various not-for-profit organizations throughout this year's ice cream season.
DeGlopper Memorial Expansion Committee issues instructions for dedication ceremony
Tue, Jun 1st 2021 01:05 pm
The Charles N. DeGlopper Memorial Expansion Committee announced the dedication ceremony for the expanded site, at 2333 Grand Island Blvd., will begin promptly at 9:45 a.m. Saturday, June 5. There will be road closures except for local traffic at 9:30 a.m. until approximately 11:45 a.m. as follows:
Niagara County Legislator Myers to bring 3-D screening mammography to Ransomville
Tue, Jun 1st 2021 12:00 pm
Niagara County Legislator Irene Myers announced Windsong Radiology will bring its mobile 3-D screening mammography unit to Ransomville on Saturday, June 12.
ECMC launching integrated specialty pharmacy service for patients
Tue, Jun 1st 2021 12:00 pm
ECMC announced the launch of an integrated specialty pharmacy service in partnership with Trellis Rx, a leading technology-enabled specialty pharmacy services provider.
Erie County Department of Social Services announces opening of state emergency rental assistance program
Tue, Jun 1st 2021 12:00 pm
The Erie County Department of Social Services has announced the opening of the portal for the New York State Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), which will provide income-qualified renters who experienced financial hardship due to COVID-19 with up to 12 months back rent and up to three months future rent. Utility arrears assistance may also be available in some cases.
AAA: Nearly 20 people die in crashes involving teen drivers every summer during '100 Deadliest Days'
Tue, Jun 1st 2021 12:00 pm
The "100 Deadliest Days" is the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when fatal teen crashes increase dramatically. Nationwide, more than 7,038 people died in crashes involving teen drivers during the "100 Deadliest Days" over a 10-year period from 2010-19. That's more than seven people a day each summer.
Higgins: If travel exemptions can be made for NHL, similar allowances can be made for separated families
Tue, Jun 1st 2021 11:55 am
Congressman Brian Higgins responded to published reports indicating plans are underway to accommodate NHL teams by extending exemptions for travel between the U.S. and Canada.
Cuomo lifts indoor dining curfew
Tue, Jun 1st 2021 11:55 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo released the following statement on Monday: "During the month of May, we took major steps towards reopening our economy and, as of May 31, we are lifting the midnight curfew on indoor dining for bars and restaurants across New York."
Cuomo signs legislation removing barriers for veterans to access care
Tue, Jun 1st 2021 11:50 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation (S.448/A.2014) allowing veterans to qualify for state benefits after a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder, a traumatic brain injury or disclosure of military sexual trauma from any person licensed to provide health care services in New York. Previously, veterans had to be diagnosed by a provider at the Department of Veteran Affairs.
Shooting on Linwood Avenue in Niagara Falls
Tue, Jun 1st 2021 11:50 am
Just before 1 p.m. Sunday, Niagara Falls Police Department responded to the 1600 block of Linwood Avenue after two men were shot.
PHOTOS: Memorial Day in Niagara County
Tue, Jun 1st 2021 11:30 am
2021 Memorial Day observances in Niagara County.
Niagara County Department of Health June clinics include Johnson & Johnson/Janssen single-dose vaccine
Tue, Jun 1st 2021 07:00 am
The Niagara County Department of Health has expanded all second-dose clinics in the month of June to include free single-dose Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine for individuals 18 years of age and older. There will be clinics at seven different sites.
Memorial Day: 'Think about the sacrifices that are giving you that freedom'
Mon, May 31st 2021 12:35 pm
Veterans of Foreign Wars Downriver Post 7487 and American Legion C.C. Kenney Lewiston Post 1083 presented their annual Memorial Day observance Monday at the "Circle of Honor" monument inside Lewiston's Academy Park.
Project Play Western New York announces leadership transition
Mon, May 31st 2021 07:00 am
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo and the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation announced Daycia Clarke will be the new director of youth sports initiatives at the Community Foundation and will oversee the work of Project Play Western New York moving forward. Clarke will build on the work of Bridget Niland who was hired in 2018 to launch this initiative and has accepted a new leadership opportunity in the region. Clarke joined the Project Play WNY team in January as associate director.
ECMC to administer COVID-19 vaccine at Sahlen Field
Mon, May 31st 2021 07:00 am
Erie County Medical Center Corp. caregivers will staff a pop-up vaccine site outside Sahlen Field prior to the upcoming Toronto Blue Jay games - from 5-7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, June 1-2. The site will provide the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
The GreenFields Continuing Care to host Chiavetta's BBQ in support of Walk to End Alzheimer's
Mon, May 31st 2021 07:00 am
For a second year in a row, The GreenFields will chair the Walk to End Alzheimer's, Western New York's largest fundraiser in the fight against Alzheimer's disease.
Vegetable or fruit, let's cook with rhubarb this spring

Mon, May 31st 2021 07:00 am
The smell of lilacs in the backyard. Muddy knees and properly exhausted from playing outside, only to be rewarded with a freshly baked rhubarb dessert. This was spring at my grandparent's house in Niagara County. While my grandmother is now 97 years old, and she isn't baking like she used to, the younger generation is taking over in the kitchen. 

Voccio to lead gorge hike
Mon, May 31st 2021 07:00 am
Niagara Falls City Councilman Chris Voccio will lead a Niagara River gorge hike from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 12.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for May 28, 2021
Sat, May 29th 2021 01:35 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for May 28, 2021
PHOTOS: Preparations continue for DeGlopper unveiling
Sat, May 29th 2021 01:25 pm
At 9:45 a.m. Saturday, June 5, the DeGlopper Memorial will be unveiled at a grand ceremony. The site will honor all Grand Island residents - past, present and future - who proudly served the U.S. as a member of the military.
Memorial Day events in Niagara County
Sat, May 29th 2021 07:00 am
ECHDC announces completion of historic carousel project in Buffalo's Canalside
Fri, May 28th 2021 05:30 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. on Friday announced the completion of the Buffalo Heritage Carousel at Canalside, a $5.8 million project completed with a mix of state funding and private donations. Now open to the public, the historic carousel at KeyBank Roadhouse provides both family-oriented recreation on Buffalo's waterfront and celebrates Western New York's rich industrial heritage.
Cuomo: 'Vax and Scratch' program to be extended to new sites
Fri, May 28th 2021 02:50 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced the "Vax and Scratch" program - which provides free New York State Lottery scratch-off tickets to individuals 18 and over with a grand prize of $5 million - will extend to 10 new state mass-vaccination sites.
DWI roving patrols will be out for Memorial Day weekend
Fri, May 28th 2021 02:45 pm
Erie County and state police agencies will conduct more than 150 hours of intensive DWI roving patrols over Memorial Day weekend.
Goo Goo Dolls release special live rendition of 'Let Love In'
Fri, May 28th 2021 02:40 pm
Grammy-nominated, multi-Platinum-selling band Goo Goo Dolls have premiered a special live rendition of their song "Let Love In," the title track from their eighth studio record, which was originally released in 2006.
Mike Donehey releases 'All Together'
Fri, May 28th 2021 02:35 pm
Tenth Avenue North leader Mike Donehey releases his first Christian radio single as a solo artist today. "All Together" asks what the church might look like if it embraced even more radical vulnerability and acceptance. The official music video and official lyric video also debut on YouTube.
Jordan Smith fights 'Battles'
Fri, May 28th 2021 02:35 pm
Powerhouse vocalist and songwriter, and "The Voice" season nine winner Jordan Smith has released a new song, "Battles," available now. It is also accompanied by a live performance video, which can be viewed here and below.
Ellie Holcomb releases new song, 'Mine,' music video from upcoming album 'Canyon'
Fri, May 28th 2021 02:35 pm
Ellie Holcomb releases a new song, "Mine," from her forthcoming album, "Canyon," which releases June 25. Along with this poignant song about a parent's love and the reflection of God's love for his children, a personal music video debuts today featuring Holcomb's three children and husband. This is also the first song that her husband, Drew Holcomb (of Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors) has recorded for one of her albums.
Grand Ole Opry adds Danielle Bradbery, Callista Clark, Riley Green & Justin Moore to Opry show during this year's Big Machine Music City Grand Prix
Fri, May 28th 2021 02:35 pm
After announcing its official partnership with the Big Machine Music City Grand Prix earlier this month, the Grand Ole Opry has added more performers to the special Opry show set to take place in downtown Nashville on Sunday, Aug. 8. Danielle Bradbery, Callista Clark, Riley Green and Justin Moore will now join Opry member Alan Jackson to round out the lineup.
Paul Guglielmo to be face and voice of new CountryMax campaign
Fri, May 28th 2021 02:05 pm
CountryMax Stores, a Western New York family-owned business with 18 retail stores across the state, is partnering with Paul Guglielmo - maker of Guglielmo's Sauce, owner of Craft Cannery and host of a popular podcast - to showcase its lineup of food items and home food preparation products.
No testing will be required for entry to 'Rockin' the Downs' concert series
Fri, May 28th 2021 02:00 pm
Officials at Batavia Downs announced their entry plan for the 13 outdoor concerts taking place this summer out on the historic racetrack. Similar to what is being done in other outdoor sporting and events spaces in New York, Batavia Downs will not be requiring a negative coronavirus test in order for patrons to attend the concert series. All pairs of seats will be spaced 6 feet from each other in accordance with CDC regulations.
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra & Strictly Hip to perform at Batavia Downs
Fri, May 28th 2021 02:00 pm
Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel announced that, in conjunction with Twenty6 Productions, it will welcome the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra to the stage along with the Strictly Hip, Western New York's top tribute band to The Tragically Hip, for a concert Sunday, July 18.
After Grace finds hope in 'Unseen' following tragic loss
Fri, May 28th 2021 02:00 pm
In the wake of a faith-testing year of loss and grief, Arkansas-based acoustic/pop duo After Grace emerges with a long-awaited new single, "Unseen." Described as, "A poignant anthem embracing God's unwavering promises despite painful circumstances," the song has been serviced to Christian radio formats and is now available on streaming platforms.
Summer safety: Steps you should take to help stay out of harm's way
Fri, May 28th 2021 01:40 pm
Memorial Day is just around the corner, marking the unofficial start of summer and outdoor fun. The American Red Cross wants everyone to have a safe summer and offers tips and resources for the entire family.
Update on MVA
Fri, May 28th 2021 01:40 pm
The parties involved in the motor vehicle accident that occurred Wednesday evening on Saunders Settlement Road have been identified.

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