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Mental Health Advocates of WNY to host 'Unleash the Superhero Within' at Transit Drive-In
Tue, Jul 27th 2021 10:10 am
Mental Health Advocates of WNY (MHA) is hosting "Unleash the Superhero Within" on Aug. 11 at the Transit Drive-In Theatre "to celebrate the superhero in all of us." The event starts at 7 p.m. at 6655 S. Transit Road, Lockport.
Buffalo: Brown joins AMR for graduation of new EMT class
Tue, Jul 27th 2021 09:50 am
At a time of what his team called "unprecedented public health and staffing challenges," City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown joined American Medical Response at a ceremony for 21 new EMT professionals who graduated in Buffalo.
Eight Days of Hope - Buffalo 2021 wraps up Masten District outreach
Tue, Jul 27th 2021 09:50 am
Eight Days of Hope - Buffalo 2021, in partnership with KeyBank and the First Niagara Foundation, wrapped up Saturday, July 24, after serving for eight days in the Masten District, providing 202 families with free home repairs.
Busy week for Buffalo Sabres with draft; acquisition of Levi, Haag; qualifying offers
Mon, Jul 26th 2021 05:30 pm
On Monday, the Buffalo Sabres announced the team tendered a qualifying offer to restricted free agent forwards Rasmus Asplund and Casey Mittelstadt and defensemen Rasmus Dahlin, Casey Fitzgerald and Henri Jokiharju.
Empire State Development and SMART Local 71 cut ribbon on expanded training facility in Buffalo
Mon, Jul 26th 2021 03:20 pm
Empire State Development and SMART Local 71 on Monday announced the ribbon-cutting for SMART Local 71's expanded training center in Buffalo. SMART Local 71 is the local union of International Association of Sheet Metal, Air Rail and Transportation Workers ("SMART").
NCCC announces spring 2021 dean's list, president's list and part-time honors
Mon, Jul 26th 2021 03:05 pm
A total of 629 students were recently recognized for their outstanding academic achievements for the spring semester at Niagara County Community College. Both full-time and part-time students were honored for their scholastic successes by being named to either the dean's list or the part-time honors list.
Niagara Wheatfield High School fourth quarter honors
Mon, Jul 26th 2021 03:05 pm
Niagara Wheatfield High School announced the following students were named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the fourth marking period of the 2020-21 academic year.
Niagara County officially dedicates Clyde L. Burmaster Park
Mon, Jul 26th 2021 01:10 pm
Members of the Niagara County Legislature, local dignitaries and family and friends of the late Clyde Burmaster held a ceremony Friday, July 23, to officially dedicate the Clyde L. Burmaster Park on Lower Mountain Road in Ransomville. The park had been formerly known as Bond Lake Park.
OPWDD celebrates anniversary of ADA with launch of accessible events guide
Mon, Jul 26th 2021 01:10 pm
The New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities announced it has issued an accessible events guide to assist people and organizations in planning in-person and virtual events that are both inclusive and accessible. OPWDD is releasing the new guide to coincide with the upcoming 31st anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act.
Historical Association of Lewiston provides update, as services continue
Mon, Jul 26th 2021 12:50 pm
The Lewiston Museum is open and would like to share some of our upcoming activities with you.
House set to vote on funding package that includes over $8.1 million requested by Higgins for WNY projects
Mon, Jul 26th 2021 12:50 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced details of a legislative funding package the House of Representatives will vote on this week that includes several projects requested by Higgins that would benefit Western New York.
Cuomo: Allocation of $15 million to promote vaccination in communities disproportionately affected by COVID-19 pandemic
Mon, Jul 26th 2021 12:45 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced the allocation of $15 million from the New York budget to promote vaccination in communities across the state that were hardest-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. His team said, "The funds will be used to strengthen communication, expand public education and enhance ongoing outreach efforts throughout diverse communities."
Cuomo: 'Streamlined' application process for rent relief program
Mon, Jul 26th 2021 12:45 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a new "streamlined" application process for New York's rent relief program to help eliminate potential barriers for eligible New Yorkers to receive funding.
AAA: We are in the midst of the '100 Deadliest Days'
Mon, Jul 26th 2021 12:15 pm
Amid the "100 Deadliest Days," AAA Western and Central New York is urging drivers to use caution as July winds down. The "100 Deadliest Days" is the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when fatal teen crashes increase dramatically.
'Big R': Mat Williamson and Derek Wagner Win Sid & Carol Jeffery Memorial at Ransomville
Mon, Jul 26th 2021 12:15 pm
"Money" Mat Williamson from St. Catharines, Ontario, and Middleport's Derek Wagner won the Sid and Carol Jeffery Memorial events for the Krown Undercoating Modifieds and Investor's Service Sportsman respectively Friday night at the Ransomville Speedway. For Williamson, it was his third victory of the season at "The Big R." For Wagner, it was his second triumph of the season.
Lions 'LEGO's for Roswell Kids' brings hope, joy to children
Mon, Jul 26th 2021 12:05 pm
Our Town of Wheatfield Lions have been practicing the root meaning of our motto - "We Serve." Our main service areas include: blind, diabetics, hunger, environment, disaster relief, humanitarian care, and children's cancer.
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.
 

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