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KeyBank, in partnership with First Niagara Foundation, donates $1 million to support D'Youville health hub
Tue, Nov 24th 2020 01:45 pm
KeyBank, in partnership with the First Niagara Foundation, is donating $1 million to support the Health Professions Hub at D'Youville.
Lauren Alaina kicks off holiday season with a performance on Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Tue, Nov 24th 2020 01:40 pm
Platinum-selling No. 1 singer-songwriter Lauren Alaina kicks off her holiday season with a performance on the 94th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade live from New York City on Thursday morning on NBC. Alaina joins a list of superstar artists who are appearing on this year's parade, including Dolly Parton, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots, Patti Labelle, Bebe Rexha, Pentatonix and (of course) Santa Claus!
Meghan Trainor releases official video for 'Holidays' feat. Earth, Wind & Fire
Tue, Nov 24th 2020 01:40 pm
Directed by Sarah McColgan (Mariah Carey, Hailee Steinfeld, Kelly Clarkson), Meghan Trainor's "Holidays" video sees her ringing in the season with a party full of glitz and glamor. Joining the festivities is Earth, Wind & Fire, who bring the visual to life and make it the best holiday celebration. Get in the spirit with "Holidays," out now.
'Dancing with the Stars' names new champions
Tue, Nov 24th 2020 01:40 pm
It all came down to this as four celebrity and pro-dancer couples returned to the ballroom to compete for the last time on the 2020 season finale of "Dancing with the Stars," live Monday on ABC. Kaitlyn Bristowe and her partner, Artem Chigvintsev, were crowned the 2020 champions of "Dancing with the Stars," taking home the coveted Mirrorball Trophy.
Goo Goo Dolls & FanTracks present first augmented-reality movie musical 'It's Christmas All Over'
Tue, Nov 24th 2020 01:35 pm
On Tuesday, multi-Platinum, four-time Grammy-nominated rock band Goo Goo Dolls debuted the trailer for "It's Christmas All Over," the first-ever augmented-reality movie musical, created and presented by the livestreaming platform FanTracks.
Artpark presents Zoom special with improv stars Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood
Tue, Nov 24th 2020 01:35 pm
Improv legends and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" veterans Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood unleash a wild, comedic ride with "Stream of Consciousness," where the audience is in the driver's seat, live via Zoom. Artpark & Company welcomes the entertainers Dec. 5, 13 and 19.
ABC, Disney Parks feature nostalgic performances of holidays past in 'The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration' Thanksgiving night
Tue, Nov 24th 2020 07:00 am
Festive flashback performances to include Kristen Bell & Idina Menzel, Kelly Clarkson, Jason Derulo, Ciara, Andrea Bocelli, OneRepublic, Pentatonix, Becky G, Shaggy, Boyz II Men and JoJo, Meghan Trainor & Brett Eldridge, Aloe Blacc
With 'explosion' of COVID-19 cases in Erie County, 'orange zone' could turn 'red' this week
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 07:50 pm
Speaking to press Monday afternoon, Commissioner of Health Dr. Gale Burstein said, "We are seeing an explosion of cases in the past two weeks."
AG James takes action against Catholic Diocese of Buffalo for 'failing to protect minors from sexual abuse by clergy'
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 04:50 pm
New York Attorney General Letitia James on Mondday filed a lawsuit against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo and former senior leaders Bishop Emeritus Richard J. Malone and former Auxiliary Bishop Edward M. Grosz, for "failing to follow mandated policies and procedures that would help to prevent the rampant sexual abuse of minors by priests within the Catholic Church."
E-waste recycling drive on Grand Island
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 04:50 pm
The Grand Island e-waste recycling drive will be held from 9 am until 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at Grand Island Town Hall, 2255 Baseline Road. It is a free, drive-thru, contactless, drop-off event.
County leaders of both parties call for unity in face of reintensifying public health crisis
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 04:50 pm
As county leaders in New York state and across America battle a newly resurgent COVID-19 pandemic, they increasingly face resistance.
2021 Young Woman in Public Affairs Award announcement
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 04:50 pm
The Zonta Club of Niagara Falls recognizes young women, ages 16-19, in the Lewiston-Porter, Niagara Wheatfield and Niagara Falls school districts for their commitment to volunteerism, community service, leadership and dedication to empowering women with the Young Woman in Public Affairs Award (YWPA).
Special 10th edition of Historic LaSalle Calendar recalls Falls' past
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 04:45 pm
A special 10th edition of the Historic LaSalle Photo Calendar has just been released. Terry Lasher Winslow has again put together a calendar that features historical photographs of the Village of LaSalle.
Construction set to begin on new ground-mounted solar arrays on UB's North Campus
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 04:45 pm
The next key phase in a University at Buffalo-led renewable energy project is about to see the light of day, quite literally. Construction will soon begin on multiple ground-mounted solar arrays on UB's North Campus, advancing UB's commitment to achieve climate neutrality.
Leading farm groups ask 60-hour overtime law to become permanent
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 04:45 pm
A diverse group of agricultural organizations in the state are calling on the 60-hour overtime threshold for farm laborers to remain in place as a New York State Department of Labor wage board determines its fate.
DEC announces new 'Why I Hunt' & 'Why I Trap' photo essay contest
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 04:45 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced a new statewide photo and essay contest for hunters and trappers to share stories about why they hunt or trap in New York state. Photos and essays submitted will be used to support DEC's ongoing efforts to introduce more New Yorkers to hunting and trapping.
A Native American secretary of the interior would be a 'game-changer,' expert says
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 04:45 pm
If Joe Biden selects a Native American candidate to lead the Department of the Interior, that would be a "game-changer," says Donald Grinde Jr., professor of transnational studies in the University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences.
Erie County Department of Social Services promotes remote service options through 'We can help you from home' campaign
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 04:40 pm
The Erie County Department of Social Services has developed remote service delivery options to meet community needs while reducing the risk of COVID-19 transmission among clients and staff. ECDSS is now promoting remote service channels through a social media campaign titled "We can help you from home" to highlight the many ways in which Erie County residents can access social services from the safety of their homes.
Erie County Department of Health acknowledges 'unacceptable delays' in COVID-19 test result notification
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 02:10 pm
Following an investigation into reports of lengthy wait times for COVID-19 test results, the Erie County Department of Health acknowledges notification policies in place in November led to "unacceptable delays in positive case notifications."
Habitat corner: Let's talk turkey
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 01:45 pm
This is the time of year for talking turkey, and this turkey talk will be sharing insight into the world and life of the wild turkey. Did you know that turkeys are social and affectionate, and create lasting friendships? That they recognize one another by their unique voices?
Ottaviano announces candidacy for Niagara County Court judge
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 01:35 pm
Attorney John J. Ottaviano, of Lockport, announced he is running for Niagara County Court judge and surrogate in 2021 to succeed the Hon. Matthew J. Murphy III. Ottaviano currently serves as first assistant Niagara County attorney and remains in private practice.
Obituary: Rev. George K. Beacher
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 01:30 pm
Rev. George K. Beacher, 80, of Grand Island, entered into rest on Nov. 15, 2020.
Grand Island Memorial Library now curbside-only in 'orange zone'
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 01:10 pm
Due to the New York state micro-cluster "orange zone" status for this area, the Grand Island Memorial Library shifted to curbside pick-up last Friday. ​
Nursing homes see continued record number of new COVID-19 cases, as community spread increases across US
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 01:10 pm
The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and assisted living communities across the country that provide care to approximately 5 million people each year, released a report showing nursing homes in the U.S. continue to see a record number of weekly new cases this month due to the community spread among the general population, surpassing previous peaks since the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) started tracking cases in nursing homes.
Thruway Authority offers tips for motorists in Thanksgiving travel week
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 01:00 pm
The New York State Thruway Authority offered tips and advice for drivers who must travel this Thanksgiving holiday week, as cashless tolling is now live on the thruway's ticketed system. The historic transition took place at approximately 1 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14.
Thanksgiving donation: Tatler Historic Preservation Foundation donates canned goods to Intandem
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 11:40 am
As part of their longstanding giving tradition during the holiday season, members of the Tatler Inc. of Niagara Falls, donated canned goods collected from the Tatler Historic Preservation Foundation to three residential homes operated by Intandem, who provides services to individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities.
New initiative to support Black-owned businesses
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 11:35 am
Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown recently announced a new initiative to drive consumers to Black-owned businesses in the Queen City this holiday season. From Dec. 4-11, the City of Buffalo and AT&T present "Buy Black Buffalo Week," a citywide shopping movement to support Black-owned businesses, especially ones that have suffered economic challenges due to the COVID-19 global health pandemic.
Cuomo calls on Congress to renew & expand 'critical support programs' for unemployed Americans amid COVID-19 pandemic
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 11:30 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo called on Congress to renew and expand federal support programs for unemployed Americans - many of which have expired or will end just days after Christmas.
Niagara Falls Police Department vehicle involved in minor car accident
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 11:10 am
On Sunday, at approximately 12:45 p.m., a marked Niagara Falls Police Department vehicle was involved in a collision on Buffalo Avenue near the entrance to Interstate-190.
Fireproof your holiday feasts
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 11:10 am
Food is a big part of holiday fun, but festivities can take your attention away from cooking and lead to fires.
What does 'staying safe' this holiday season mean to you?
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 11:10 am
Holiday dinner conversations sometimes erupt in heated discussions when friends and relatives with opposing political views get together. This year, whether or not to even host the dinner may be a volatile topic all by itself.
To address plastic pollution crisis, researchers turn to AI-guided robots, chemical recycling
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 11:05 am
Plastic pollution is among the world's most pressing environmental issues, threatening drinking water, wildlife, food supplies and more.
BBB: 'Secret Sister' pyramid scheme gift exchanges are back
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 07:00 am
A "Secret Santa" around the office or with friends and family can be fun. A gift exchange among online friends and strangers, well, that's a little different and carries a heftier consequence. Better Business Bureau reminds everyone that these gift exchanges, while they look like innocent fun, are really pyramid schemes - and are considered illegal.
BlackBerry's arrives
Sat, Nov 21st 2020 07:00 am
The ceremonial cutting of a ribbon earlier this week officially completes the transformation to BlackBerry's Bar & Grill from the longtime landmark gathering place, TC's Island Bar & Grille.
Step-In-Time adapts to the times
Sat, Nov 21st 2020 07:00 am
It was a long time in coming, but Step-In-Time Studio of Dance is finally holding its June dance recital this week. The event, delayed by the coronavirus outbreak, is taking place in a series of daily mini-performances, with about 145 students divided into separate, small shows. With masks, temperature checks and social distancing, the pandemic brought a new date and a new look to the event. And it brought tears of joy to the eyes of a number of parents.
Full edition: The Tribune and The Sentinel for Nov. 20, 2020
Fri, Nov 20th 2020 06:25 pm
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Small Business Saturday 2020: Celebrating homegrown merchants - Warren's Village Hardware
Fri, Nov 20th 2020 06:15 pm
What is the key to success? For three of Lewiston's longest-tenured businesses, the answer is simple: service.
Small Business Saturday 2020: Celebrating homegrown merchants - Greg's Pools
Fri, Nov 20th 2020 06:10 pm
What is the key to success? For three of Lewiston's longest-tenured businesses, the answer is simple: service.
Small Business Saturday 2020: Celebrating homegrown merchants - Hibbard's Old Portage Shop Wines & Liquors
Fri, Nov 20th 2020 06:05 pm
What is the key to success? For three of Lewiston's longest-tenured businesses, the answer is simple: service.
Small Business Saturday 2020: Neat holiday shopping experience in NT
Fri, Nov 20th 2020 05:55 pm
Well, one option is found at two unique businesses located in a quiet neighborhood along the Robinson Street strip in North Tonawanda. One is known as the Old Chapel Antique and Artisan Market, and found in a neat, old-time former church complex at 172 Robinson St. The other being its cousin - The Old Greenhouse Antiques and Décor - housed in long-time flower shop at 700 E. Robinson St.

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