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Child Advocacy Center of Niagara announces annual virtual 5K run/walk
Mon, Jul 26th 2021 12:00 pm
Break out the running shoes, stretch out the legs and make the move to stop child abuse. The Child Advocacy Center of Niagara announced registration is open for the annual "One Too Many NY 5K" to end child abuse, which will be held virtually from Sept. 17-19.
The Summit celebrates 80th anniversary
Mon, Jul 26th 2021 11:55 am
The Summit Federal Credit Union is celebrating its 80th year in operation.
Young Audiences of WNY awarded $85,000 Generator Z grant to present an arts-based job training & college readiness program
Mon, Jul 26th 2021 11:55 am
Young Audiences of Western New York has been awarded a grant in the amount of $85,000 by the teen-led initiative Generator Z to make workforce development initiative "ArtWorks: Hired to Create. Inspired to Succeed." into a year-round program.
Cuomo signs legislation establishing domestic violence advocate-victim privilege
Mon, Jul 26th 2021 11:55 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently signed legislation (S.1789/A.2520) establishing a domestic violence advocate-victim privilege wherein domestic violence advocates shall not disclose any communication made by a client to the advocate except in certain circumstances.
More than 1,800 jobs available for at-risk youth in WNY, Rochester & Syracuse areas following gun violence community meetings
Mon, Jul 26th 2021 11:45 am
Following Thursday's gun violence prevention community meetings in the Western New York, Syracuse and Rochester areas, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced 1,813 jobs will be available for at-risk youth across these three areas in the ZIP codes that make up each zone: 14701,14204, 14206, 14207, 14208, 14209, 14210, 14211, 14212, 14214, 14215, 14301, 14303, 14304 and 14305 in the Western New York area; 14605, 14606, 14608, 14609, 14611, 14613, 14615, 14619 and 14621 in the Rochester area; and 13202, 13203, 13204, 13205, 13207, 13210 and 13224 in the Syracuse area.
Niagara County Department of Health Provides breastfeeding & baby-changing station, COVID-19 vaccine at Niagara County Fair
Mon, Jul 26th 2021 11:40 am
The Niagara County Department of Health is providing a breastfeeding and baby-changing station at the Niagara County Fair again this year.
Rick Lee James challenges the church to 'Shine A Light In The Darkness'
Mon, Jul 26th 2021 11:40 am
Acclaimed singer/songwriter and author Rick Lee James returns with his second single of the summer, the thought-provoking "Shine A Light In The Darkness." His team said, "The upbeat, guitar-driven track penned by James offers a challenging, yet hopeful, message for Christians in deeply divided times."
Don't be cruel; stop, collaborate & listen: Bobby Brown, Vanilla Ice headline outdoor show at Seneca Niagara
Mon, Jul 26th 2021 10:45 am
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino will groove like never before, when "Hip Hop 'N Harmony," featuring Vanilla Ice, Bobby Brown, Blackstreet, All 4 One and Kool Moe Dee, hits the resort's outdoor stage on Friday, Sept. 17. Tickets go on-sale at 10 a.m. Friday, July 30, and start at $45.
Fantasy Island: Splash World gets ready to reopen
Sat, Jul 24th 2021 07:00 am
Niagara Amusement Park & Splash World, formerly Fantasy Island, is busy getting the "Splash World" portion of the park ready to reopen this month, according to parent company IB Parks & Entertainment.
Details sought on Rivertown plans
Sat, Jul 24th 2021 07:00 am
Councilman Thomas Digati asked a question at Monday's Town Board workshop meeting that seemed to resonate with members of the public who spoke later that same night.
Relay For Life goes on, undeterred by weather
Sat, Jul 24th 2021 07:00 am
The soaking rainfall, the blustery winds, and even a tornado warning on July 17 changed Relay For Life, but the event went on as scheduled. The changes included the cancellation of the car show and the fire performance. Survivors were still offered free meals, the basket raffle attracted a crowd, the wheel of chance still spun, and people purchased tickets for the 50-50 raffle.
Buffalo Sabres acquire Haag; schedule announced
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 06:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have acquired defenseman Robert Hagg, a first-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft (14th overall) and a second-round pick in the 2023 NHL Draft from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen.
Paddles Up Niagara a 'legacy outdoor recreation event'
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 05:30 pm
The Niagara River Greenway Commission was signed into legislation in 2004, with the responsibility for developing a plan for a linear system of parks and conservation areas that would redefine the Niagara River in terms of its history, economic vitality and ecological significance.
Erie County 'spokesgnome' headlines 'Roaming Gnome Festival' at Central Library
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 05:20 pm
The Erie County Department of Environment and Planning's "Healthy Lawns" program will be introducing its new "spokesgnome," "Frederick Lawn Gnomested," to the public from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 5, at a special Roaming Gnome Festival at the Central Library Reading Park.
Bridget Niland named dean of Niagara University College of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 05:20 pm
An experienced higher education and sports law professional has been named dean of Niagara University's College of Hospitality and Tourism Management.
Cuomo signs legislation raising age of consent for marriages to 18
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 05:20 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday signed legislation (S.3086/A.3891) raising the age of consent to be married in New York state to 18. This new measure builds upon legislation ending child marriage, which the governor signed in 2017 by removing the ability for 17-year-olds to be married with parental and judicial consent.
Ten Lives Club awarded $10,000 grant from East Hill Foundation to save more cats
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 05:20 pm
Ten Lives Club has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the East Hill Foundation to help save more cats in Western New York. The grant is part of the Save the Cats Project and will allow the rescue to purchase a new feline serenity suite, a flat-top surgery table and an autoclave.
Ortt, Morinello & Norris request emergency flooding assistance
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 05:15 pm
On Thursday, New York State Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt and Assembly members Angelo Morinello and Mike Norris sent a letter requesting immediate coordination between the New York State Office of Emergency Management (SEMO), the cities of Lockport and Niagara Falls, and Niagara County, regarding flash flooding that occurred July 20. Severe rainstorms caused a significant amount of damage throughout those areas.
Phil Thompson releases 'Lion of Judah'
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 05:15 pm
Today's the day: Phil Thompson's album, "Lion of Judah," an 11-song project with Integrity Music, is out now. Also releasing today is his music video for the track "Redeeming the Years," which can be viewed here or below.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for July 23, 2021
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 04:35 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for July 23, 2021
NYSDOT details $5.7 million project to address dangerous intersections along boulevard
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 11:00 am
On Wednesday, the New York State Department of Transportation held a public hearing at the Wheatfield Community Center to outline a proposed $5.7 million project meant to make some historically dangerous spots along Niagara Falls Boulevard safer.
Youngstown Village Diner marks 20 years on Main Street
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 11:00 am
You likely know it as the go-to place in Youngstown for some tasty breakfast, lunch and dinner fare. But did you know the Youngstown Village Diner is turning 20 this year?
Vicky Wideman to lead NFMMC Health Homes
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 10:55 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has named Vicky Wideman, LMSW, director of its Adult and Children's Health Homes. The announcement was made by Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Sheila Kee.
Cuomo OKs expanding insurance coverage for personal cell phones
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 10:55 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday signed legislation (S.4483/A.4672) he said will allow New Yorkers a new, less-expensive way to obtain insurance protection for their cell phones through their credit card, debit card or checking account. Prior to the passage of the legislation, state law did not allow credit or debit card issuers and banks to insure their customers' wireless communication devices from damage, loss or theft.
Q&A: Brothers Osborne set to bring authentic sound to Artpark
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 10:40 am
On Aug. 3, Artpark will be a little bit country and a little bit rock 'n' roll. Award-winning, genre-bending Brothers Osborne ("Pawn Shop," "Port Saint Joe") will headline "Miller Lite Concerts in the Park."
Vacation Bible School reaches out to community
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 10:30 am
Colonial Heights Free Methodist Church is on a mission: Give kids faith, hope and fun in the church's upcoming Vacation Bible School.
The Case of the Missing Poem
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 10:30 am
Village of Lewiston resident Norah Perez recently submitted a letter to this publication asking what became of the work an acclaimed writer donated to the International Peace Garden on Center Street.
Wheatfield to hold dedication for Veterans Memorial
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 10:00 am
Wheatfield Veterans Memorial Inc. invites all current and former military men and women, their families, and all Wheatfield residents to the dedication of the Wheatfield Veterans Memorial, located at the Wheatfield Town Hall Campus, 2800 Church Road. An event is set for 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 7 (recognized as Purple Heart Observance Day in Niagara County). It is expected to last an hour and will feature:
Ortt recognizes Brickyard Pub & BBQ as 'Small Business of the Month' for July
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 10:00 am
New York State Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt (far left) presented his "Small Business of the Month" award to The Brickyard Pub & BBQ and owners Ken Bryan (center) and Eric Matthews.
Kingdom Bound artists return to Western New York, though festival is postponed to 2022
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 09:55 am
Though the ministry was forced to postpone its festival another year, that doesn't mean Western New York will be without performances from those who fit the mold of the modern-day Kingdom Bound headliner.
Miranda Lambert to perform outdoor show at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 09:40 am
Mark your calendars for the hottest date of the summer entertainment season: 106.5 WYRK and Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino are teaming up to present "An Evening with Miranda Lambert" on Saturday, Sept. 18. Tickets start at $95 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, July 30.
Billie Eilish cinematic concert experience, 'Happier than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles,' premieres exclusively on Disney+
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 09:40 am
Grammy Award-winning and chart-topping artist Billie Eilish will make her Disney+ debut with "Happier than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles," a cinematic concert experience, premiering globally Friday, Sept. 3. Fresh off the heels of her brand-new album, "Happier than Ever," the Disney+ original will feature an intimate performance of every song in the album's sequential order - for the first and only time - from the stage of the legendary Hollywood Bowl.
'Stewart Copeland: Police Deranged for Orchestra,' tributes to David Bowie & Def Leppard highlight 'BPO Rocks'
Fri, Jul 23rd 2021 09:40 am
Following an earlier announcement of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's classics and pops series, the orchestra announces the lineup for its 2021-22 "BPO Rocks" series, presented by Calspan. A press release stated, "Known for its rollicking tributes to the best of classic rock, the boundary-breaking concert series has become one of the BPO's most popular."
Sarah Michelle Gellar gives a voice to 'Masters of the Universe's' female heroine
Thu, Jul 22nd 2021 09:00 pm
Given her list of credits, it's no surprise to see - or in this case hear - Sarah Michelle Gellar playing the female heroine in the new animated series "Masters of the Universe: Revelation" from Netflix and Mattel Television.
Mad Hatter Tea House opens on Center Street
Thu, Jul 22nd 2021 04:55 pm
The second tenant to open in attorney Alfonso Marra Bax's building at 442-444 Center is the Mad Hatter Tea House. Owner Barbara Gray said the Lewiston space, which faces the road, is a combination teashop and Shawn's Gate Art Studio.
Roller Rink at Canalside opening Aug. 20
Thu, Jul 22nd 2021 09:35 am
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. (ECHDC) and Buffalo Waterfront Management Group (BWMG) announced the canals at Canalside will be converted into a giant roller rink that will open Aug. 20 and roll through the fall season to Oct. 31.
Cuomo: $16 million to reduce gun violence in 20 cities across NYS
Thu, Jul 22nd 2021 09:15 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced $16 million to fund workforce training and job placement programs in 20 cities most impacted by gun violence across New York.
City of Niagara Falls residents asked to report damage from rainstorm
Thu, Jul 22nd 2021 09:15 am
In response to the state of emergency issued by Niagara County regarding the heavy rainstorms experienced on Tuesday, July 20, the City of Niagara Falls is asking residents and homeowners who have experienced damage as a result of these rains to their homes contact the city to report this information. Individuals looking to provide detailed information about damage need to do so no later than 4 p.m. this Friday, July 23.
Ryan joins Greater Buffalo-Niagara Regional Transportation Council, community stakeholders to provide update on Scajaquada corridor planning
Thu, Jul 22nd 2021 09:15 am
On Wednesday, New York State Sen. Sean Ryan joined representatives from the Greater Buffalo-Niagara Regional Transportation Council (GBNRTC), Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper, and GObike Buffalo to provide an update on GBNRTC's "region-central" initiative.
Niagara County Emergency Services announces new smartphone app
Thu, Jul 22nd 2021 09:10 am
Niagara County Emergency Service Director Jonathan Schultz announced the release of a new smartphone application called Prepare Niagara. This app will serve as a new way for the agency to connect with Niagara County residents and visitors, providing information quickly and efficiently to anyone with a smartphone.
 

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