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Carriage House Players casting roles
Fri, Jul 30th 2021 11:25 am
The Carriage House Players, in residence at the Taylor Theater in Lockport, are casting adults for the 2021-22 season. The Taylor Theater is located on the campus of the Kenan Center, 433 Locust St.
Lewiston Police Blotter for July 30, 2021
Fri, Jul 30th 2021 11:00 am
The following activity occurred Monday, July 19, to Sunday, July 25, as reported by the Lewiston Police Department. LPD reported 206 response calls during this period. For more information on arrests and other activity, visit the Lewiston Police Department's mobile app or its page on Facebook.
LPD: Previte announces crackdown on aggressive drivers
Fri, Jul 30th 2021 11:00 am
"It's gotten out of control. It's crazy, it's crazy; (and) it's happening around here."
Town of Lewiston: New questions arise over Townline Road solar project
Fri, Jul 30th 2021 09:15 am
Monday's regular meeting was a busy one for Lewiston Town Board members. Newsmakers included a planned state Department of Transportation improvement project for Hyde Park Boulevard; a favorable 2020 town audit report from Drescher Malecki LLP; Lewiston Police traffic concerns (see related story); and new questions arising over the Townline Road commercial-grade utility solar project by Saturn Power.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for July 30, 2021
Fri, Jul 30th 2021 09:10 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for July 30, 2021
Superintendents: Native American schools crumbling while NYS fails to act
Fri, Jul 30th 2021 07:00 am
Crumbling brickwork, failing roofs, leaking windows, unsecure doors - three Native American schools in New York state, three disturbingly similar stories.
Country Music Association's 'CMA Summer Jam' airs Thursday, Sept. 2, on ABC
Thu, Jul 29th 2021 07:05 pm
Fresh off two nights of country music from the open-air Ascend Amphitheater in downtown Nashville, the Country Music Association and ABC announced "CMA Summer Jam" will air Thursday, Sept. 2 (8 p.m. EDT), on ABC. Filmed amidst the skyline of downtown, the three-hour, artist-curated primetime special will feature individual performances and collaborations from more than 20 of the biggest stars in country music.
Niagara Falls City School District: Petrozzi sworn in as board president
Thu, Jul 29th 2021 07:05 pm
At its reorganization meeting on July 1, the Niagara Falls City School District Board of Education held a swearing-in ceremony for newly elected officers and board members.
Cuomo announces launch of $35 million Restaurant Return-to-Work Tax Credit program
Thu, Jul 29th 2021 07:00 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday announced the launch of New York state's $35 million Restaurant Return-to-Work Tax Credit program, designed to help expand employment opportunities for workers and provide relief to COVID-19-impacted restaurants. Created as part of the fiscal year 2022 budget, the program offers a tax credit for the rapid hiring of restaurant workers to reduce the restaurant industry's pandemic-induced economic difficulties. Qualifying restaurants could receive a $5,000 tax credit per net new hire, totaling up to $50,000 in tax credits per business.
Could your body's insulin response influence your food choices? A UB study aims to find out
Thu, Jul 29th 2021 06:50 pm
What is the relationship between the foods people eat and their body's insulin response? The University at Buffalo's Behavioral Medicine Lab is launching a study that aims to find out.
Cuomo: Legislation prohibits schools from filing suit against parents or guardians for unpaid meal fees
Thu, Jul 29th 2021 06:50 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday signed legislation (S.5151A/A.65277A) that prohibits schools and school districts from filing any type of lawsuit against parents or guardians for unpaid meal fees. The new law builds on measures from the governor's comprehensive "No Student Goes Hungry" program and helps protect students and families from legal tactics related to their inability to make payments for school meals.
Rabies vaccine distribution by air and on ground planned for Erie County
Thu, Jul 29th 2021 06:50 pm
In coordination with the New York State Department of Health and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Wildlife Services, the Erie County Department of Health will participate in a wildlife vaccination program for rabies using aircraft and on-the-ground deliver to distribute bait.
Niagara County Department of Health joins cooperative effort to wipe out terrestrial rabies
Thu, Jul 29th 2021 06:45 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health Environmental Division is part of a collaborative effort to prevent the spread of rabies in the Western New York region through dissemination of oral rabies vaccine (ORV).
Jalen Law completes Portage Road Transportation Center mural
Thu, Jul 29th 2021 06:45 pm
Jalen Law officially revealed his completed mural inside the waiting area of the NFTA-Metro Portage Road Transportation Center at a press conference hosted by the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA-Metro) and the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area (NFNHA) on Wednesday.
Niagara Pride to hold annual backpack & school supplies drive to benefit LGBTQ+ youth
Thu, Jul 29th 2021 06:40 pm
For the second year in a row, Niagara Pride will collect backpacks and school supplies throughout the month of August to be donated to LGBTQ+ youth in need.
Project HOPE accepting applicants for free exterior paint job
Thu, Jul 29th 2021 06:35 pm
North Tonawanda's Painters Plus is accepting applications for its 11th annual Project HOPE (Helping Others Paint Exteriors), which awards a free exterior home paint job to a selected applicant in need.
'Yes Day': Jennifer Garner enters multipicture creative partnership with Netflix
Wed, Jul 28th 2021 09:05 pm
Netflix and Jennifer Garner will continue to work together through a new partnership across multiple new films for Garner to star in and produce.
Buffalo Sabres acquire Will Butcher, sign Vinnie Hinostroza & pair of goalies
Wed, Jul 28th 2021 06:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres made myriad moves on Wednesday.
Cuomo signs legislation designating 'Trooper Joseph Gallagher Memorial Bridge' in West Seneca
Wed, Jul 28th 2021 04:00 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday signed legislation (S.6091A/A.7432A) designating a state thruway bridge to honor the memory of Trooper Joseph Gallagher, who died in the line of duty after being struck by a distracted motorist.
Cuomo signs legislation relating to a civil cause of action for human trafficking
Wed, Jul 28th 2021 03:55 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday signed legislation (S.672/A.3186) that allows victims of human trafficking to recover actual, compensatory and punitive damages or other appropriate relief. This legislation also amends current law that requires an action to be commenced within 10 years of victimization to state an action can be commenced within 15 years after victimization has occurred.
Stand Up To Cancer returns Aug. 21
Wed, Jul 28th 2021 03:45 pm
Reese Witherspoon & Jim Toth to executive produce with Anthony Anderson, Ken Jeong & Tran Ho, Sofia Vergara hosting, Common and Brittany Howard performing
Cuomo launches second round of $175 million Workforce Development Initiative
Wed, Jul 28th 2021 03:30 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced the launch of the second round of the $175 million Workforce Development Initiative.
$900,000 in grants awarded to state parks, trails, historic sites & public lands partner organizations
Wed, Jul 28th 2021 03:30 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced $900,000 in grants to support 30 not-for-profit organizations involved with stewardship of state parks, trails, historic sites and public lands.
NYPA board of trustees approves $1 million to help towns & villages purchase electric vehicles
Wed, Jul 28th 2021 03:30 pm
The New York Power Authority board of trustees on Tuesday approved $1.1 million in additional funding to help New York's municipal and rural electric cooperative systems bring more hybrid and electric vehicles into their fleets. The additional financial assistance, available through the Municipal and Rural Cooperative Electric Utilities Electric-Drive Vehicle Program, will expand a long-running clean energy partnership that encourages electric vehicle use and reduces greenhouse gas emissions across New York.
$9.5 million facility planned for Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Wed, Jul 28th 2021 03:15 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced the official opening of The [email protected], a $9.5 million renovation project at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, a world-class arts and culture destination located in Saratoga Spa State Park. Changes are intended to improve visitor services and create a new, four-season event space.
Brown announces strategic demolition at former manufacturing site in Riverside neighborhood
Wed, Jul 28th 2021 03:10 pm
City of Buffalo Mayor Bryon Brown on Tuesday announced demolition of the sprawling former King Sewing Machine Co. site, located at 308 Crowley Ave., is underway.
State selects UB lab as part of effort to bolster identifying COVID-19 variants
Wed, Jul 28th 2021 03:10 pm
A University at Buffalo lab has been selected to bolster New York state's efforts to identify COVID-19 variants, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Tuesday.
'Ride for Roswell' heads to Grand Island
Wed, Jul 28th 2021 02:50 pm
It's not too late to register for this year's "Ride for Roswell," which is Saturday, Aug. 7. There are two ways to experience the event.
'Party on the Portico' returns to Buffalo History Museum in August
Wed, Jul 28th 2021 11:00 am
The Buffalo History Museum announced the return of its summer concert, "Party on the Portico," from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20, with headlining band XOXO Pop Band.
COVID-19: CDC provides new guidance as Delta variant spikes
Tue, Jul 27th 2021 06:35 pm
On Tuesday, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated information for fully vaccinated people given new evidence on the B.1.617.2 (Delta) variant of the coronavirus currently circulating in the U.S. It added a recommendation for fully vaccinated people to wear a mask in public indoor settings in areas of substantial or high transmission. Currently, Erie and Niagara counties are labeled moderate risk.
New UB study looks at relationship between microbiome and breast cancer
Tue, Jul 27th 2021 02:20 pm
Researchers are learning more about the relationship between the microbiome and cancer. But many questions remain, especially when it comes to the role of the microbiome in breast tissue and whether it contributes to the development of invasive breast cancer.
Fodero joins UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
Tue, Jul 27th 2021 02:05 pm
Western New York's largest orthopaedic and sports medicine group is growing again with the addition of Jesse Fodero, M.D., a primary care sports medicine specialist.
NYS: $200 million available for 5th round of Downtown Revitalization Initiative
Tue, Jul 27th 2021 02:00 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced $200 million is available for the fifth round of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative. DRI round 5 will provide these funds to communities across the 10 Regional Economic Development Council regions to "bring new life to their downtowns through a comprehensive strategic planning process, followed by the implementation of key projects." The fifth round is being launched as New York rebuilds its economy from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Niagara Falls: Stephenson Avenue temporarily closed for National Grid work
Tue, Jul 27th 2021 02:00 pm
The City of Niagara Falls announced National Grid will perform work on the Stephenson Avenue substation between 74th and 75th streets. As a result, Stephenson Avenue in this area will be closed on the following dates and times:
Clean Loop Recycling Center partners with The Eric Wood Fund
Tue, Jul 27th 2021 12:10 pm
On Tuesday, the Clean Loop Recycling Center - an initiative by TOMRA of North America - announced a partnership with The Eric Wood Fund. The new collaboration allows recyclers to donate their bottle and can deposit refunds directly to the foundation. A summer celebration event will be held Saturday, Aug. 7, to commemorate the partnership.
Niagara County announces youth employment grant
Tue, Jul 27th 2021 12:10 pm
The Niagara County Workforce Development Board (NCWDB) on Tuesday announced it was awarded a $250,000 grant through Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Gun Violence Prevention Initiative to focus on providing permanent jobs to Niagara Falls youth ages 18-24. Niagara Falls is one of 20 cities receiving these funds in partnership with the New York State Department of Labor.
Daemen College spring 2021 dean's list
Tue, Jul 27th 2021 11:00 am
Daemen College recently announced its dean's list for the spring 2021 semester. Local students include:
UB among laboratories to assist state in identification of COVID-19 variants
Tue, Jul 27th 2021 10:35 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced the selection of five laboratories to bolster state efforts in identifying COVID-19 variants. The New York State Department of Health is partnering with these laboratories to expand the genetic sequencing of specimens positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The selected laboratories have sequencing expertise and experience, as well as capacity and access to SARS-CoV-2 positive specimens from large multicounty areas in New York, outside of New York City.
Firehouse Subs quenches nationwide need amidst record-breaking summer temperatures with annual 'H2O For Heroes'
Tue, Jul 27th 2021 10:35 am
Firehouse Subs invites guests nationwide to join its effort to hydrate local heroes and communities with the ninth annual "H2O For Heroes" bottled water collection drive.
AAA: 'Miles-to-empty' warning fuels when drivers decide to fill up
Tue, Jul 27th 2021 10:10 am
In-dash fuel economy displays estimate the number of miles a vehicle gets per gallon, including how many "miles to empty." AAA tested the accuracy of these systems and found their estimates vary significantly over shorter trips or are dependent on the consistency of things that affect gas mileage like speed and acceleration.
 

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