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Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield 'Blue Fund' open for 2024 grant requests
Mon, Feb 26th 2024 03:20 pm
Through Highmark Bright Blue Futures charitable giving and community involvement program, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield is accepting "Blue Fund" grant requests for 2024 funding through March 18.
Niagara County launches production program to support manufacturers
Mon, Feb 26th 2024 02:00 pm
Niagara County Legislator Rich Andres, chairman of the Economic Development Committee, on Monday announced the launch of the Niagara County production program that will provide matching grants up to $50,000 to manufacturers for the purchase of equipment and machinery.
96th Oscars announce first slate of presenters
Mon, Feb 26th 2024 02:00 pm
Mahershala Ali, Nicolas, Cage, Jamie Lee Curtis, Brendan Fraser, Jessica Lange, Matthew McConaughey, Lupita Nyong'o, Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Ke Huy Quan, Sam Rockwell, Michelle Yeoh and Zendaya will present at the 96th Oscars.
Gas prices make a pit stop
Mon, Feb 26th 2024 12:00 pm
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $3.26, down 2 cents from last Monday. One year ago, the price was $3.37. The New York state average is $3.30, no change from one week ago. A year ago, the NYS average was $3.45.
Lights out! Seneca Resorts & Casinos to celebrate total solar eclipse on April 8
Mon, Feb 26th 2024 11:15 am
Seneca Resorts & Casinos will be the place to be on Monday, April 8, when Western New York is in the direct path of a rare total solar eclipse, a celestial event that hasn't occurred in the area in close to a century and will not happen again for another 120 years.
Pete Davidson set to bring the laughs to OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino
Mon, Feb 26th 2024 11:15 am
The summer of fun and excitement continues with comedian Pete Davidson set to bring his "Prehab Tour" to OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino at 7 p.m. June 8.
Easter egg hunt at CSL Plasma
Mon, Feb 26th 2024 10:40 am
CSL Plasma is hosting its third annual Easter egg hunt at noon Sunday, March 24. The event is free and open to children ages 10 and under. Families can take a picture with the Easter Bunny.
Erie County will acknowledge Black Balloon Day with memorial display, remembrance event
Mon, Feb 26th 2024 10:35 am
On March 3, the Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) and the Erie County Opiate Epidemic Task Force will transform the Buffalo History Museum with a Black Balloon Day memorial display (1-4 p.m.) to honor those taken by the opioid epidemic.
Tedeschi Trucks Band returning to Artpark
Mon, Feb 26th 2024 10:25 am
As part of Artpark & Company's 50th anniversary season, The Tedeschi Trucks Band will bring the "Deuces Wild 2024" North American tour to the Artpark Mainstage Theater at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, with special guest Margo Price.
More than 100 New York state newspapers form coalition to advocate for local journalism amid turbulent times & increasing closures
Mon, Feb 26th 2024 09:45 am
On Friday, a statewide group of local news organizations, comprising over 100 local newspapers in New York, launched The Empire State Local News Coalition, a joint advocacy effort to advance a legislative package that would deliver long-term sustainability to the sector.
Cole Swindell performing at Artpark
Mon, Feb 26th 2024 09:25 am
As part of Artpark & Company's 50th anniversary season, Cole Swindell will perform at the Artpark Amphitheater at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29.
McDonald's Shamrock Shake promotion to benefit RMHC of WNY
Sat, Feb 24th 2024 06:10 pm
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York (RMHC of WNY) is thrilled to announce a special collaboration with McDonald's, featuring its legendary Shamrock Shakes, to support our charitable initiatives.
Eco Island offers 3rd graders opportunity to be scientists
Sat, Feb 24th 2024 07:05 am
Owls are unable to move their eyes in their head. If they want to see in another direction than forward, they must swivel their heads. Owl heads can swivel for at least 270 degrees. Owl eyes are huge, and owls are adapted to see well enough in the dark to hunt for mice, voles, and other small birds and animals. Owls are nearly colorblind because keen color vision is not essential for animals that are active mostly at night (nocturnal).
Erie County Sheriff John Garcia: Stop crimes of opportunity
Sat, Feb 24th 2024 07:00 am
As a Grand Island resident, Erie County Sheriff John Garcia takes personally the quest to end the rise in vehicle thefts in town - six total in 2024.
Deadline to upgrade to Enhanced STAR property tax exemption is March 1
Fri, Feb 23rd 2024 05:00 pm
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today reminded seniors that, for most localities, the deadline to apply for greater property tax savings through the Enhanced STAR property tax exemption is March 1. Basic STAR exemption recipients who turn 65 this year and meet the eligibility requirements should apply to their assessor for the Enhanced STAR exemption.
Youngstown Lions Club announces Lew-Port-area scholarships
Fri, Feb 23rd 2024 03:20 pm
The Youngstown Lions Club invites all graduating high school seniors living within the Lewiston-Porter School District, including parochial and home-schooled seniors, to apply for one of its annually sponsored scholarships named in memory of former Youngstown Mayor Neil Riordan. Up to three recipients will be chosen this year to receive awards of $1,500 each.
Jacob Collier releases astonishing a-cappella rendition of 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' featuring John Legend & Tori Kelly
Fri, Feb 23rd 2024 03:15 pm
Today, Jacob Collier has delivered on the demand that fans have been making since 2021, when he first harmonized Yebba's rendition of "Bridge Over Troubled Water," earning millions of views and thousands of inspired comments across social media.
Andrea Bocelli & Virginia Bocelli release duet, 'Dare To Be,' from 'Cabrini'
Fri, Feb 23rd 2024 03:10 pm
Today, iconic Tenor Andrea Bocelli and his daughter, rising star Virginia Bocelli. have released the duet "Dare To Be," an original song written for the end credits of the upcoming Angel Studios film "Cabrini."
Custom survey from Nielsen & NFL reveals Super Bowl LVIII reached estimated 210 million viewers
Fri, Feb 23rd 2024 02:30 pm
The National Football League commissioned a custom survey from Nielsen, a global leader in audience measurement, data and analytics, to complement Nielsen's audience measurement data and provide additional insights into this year's Super Bowl audience estimates, with a focus on viewership in group settings.
NFL announces 2024 salary cap
Fri, Feb 23rd 2024 02:30 pm
The NFL announced today that the 2024 salary cap will be $255.4 million per club, with an additional $74 million per club payment for player benefits, which includes performance-based pay and benefits for retired players. Total 2024 player costs will be $329.4 million per club, or more than $10.5 billion leaguewide.
Zauntee drops full-length album, 'We Already Won'; debuts 'The City is Mine'
Fri, Feb 23rd 2024 02:30 pm
Today, BEC Recordings' artist Zauntee has released his full-length album, "We Already Won."
Edward Town Middle School honors
Fri, Feb 23rd 2024 01:35 pm
Edward Town Middle School announced the following students have been named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the second quarter marking period of the 2023-24 academic year.
Niagara Wheatfield High School high honor, honor, merit rolls
Fri, Feb 23rd 2024 01:35 pm
Niagara Wheatfield High School announced the following students were named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the second quarter marking period of the 2023-24 academic year.
Hochul announces 'significant growth' of New York's agricultural education & FFA programs
Fri, Feb 23rd 2024 12:40 pm
During National FFA Week, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced "significant growth" in New York state's agriculture education and FFA programs.
Onohsagwe:de' Cultural Center, Visit Seneca Nation to present Ohi:yo' Art Market
Fri, Feb 23rd 2024 11:05 am
As winter fades, plans are now underway for a new juried art market that organizers hope will blossom into a leading destination for years to come.
Village of Lewiston approves plan for smaller Academy Park pavilion
Fri, Feb 23rd 2024 11:00 am
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston on Tuesday modified and then approved plans to build a pavilion in Academy Park.
Ellicott Development plaza plan changes approved
Fri, Feb 23rd 2024 11:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees has joined the Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals in signing off on Ellicott Development's proposed plaza modifications at 780 Center St.
55th annual Olcott Lions Polar Bear Swim looks to raise thousands for WNY communities
Fri, Feb 23rd 2024 11:00 am
Next Sunday, March 3, marks the return of what has long been known as a cold-weather event - the 55th annual Olcott Polar Bear Swim at Olcott Beach.
Special solar eclipse event for families offered by Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare
Fri, Feb 23rd 2024 11:00 am
Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare will host a "Total Eclipse Party" from noon to 5 p.m. Monday, April 8, at its office at 6500 Porter Road.
Dierks Bentley drops his take of Tom Petty classic 'American Girl'
Fri, Feb 23rd 2024 10:50 am
Multi-award-winning country star and world-class musician Dierks Bentley today releases his take on the Tom Petty classic, "American Girl."
World's largest helium balloon ride is coming to Niagara Falls, USA
Fri, Feb 23rd 2024 10:50 am
LIVE! Incorporated is getting ready to launch Niagara Falls, USA's, newest attraction: The world's largest tethered helium balloon, LIVE! On Air Fallsview Balloon Ride, is set to open in June and, organizers said, "will offer a brand-new view of the breathtaking falls from above and redefine the way visitors experience Niagara Falls, USA."
Taste of Buffalo seeks local artists for poster art contest
Fri, Feb 23rd 2024 10:45 am
The Taste of Buffalo, presented by Tops Friendly Markets, is inviting local artists (students and the general public alike) to capture its essence in art by entering in the 2024 poster art contest.
Hochul releases New York State Cybersecurity Grant plan
Fri, Feb 23rd 2024 10:45 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul has released the New York State Cybersecurity Grant plan, which details a whole-of-state approach to reduce cyber risk and build cyber resiliency in local governments statewide.
3 Western New York changemakers lead effort to fight No. 1 killer
Fri, Feb 23rd 2024 10:45 am
To celebrate February as American Heart Month, three Western New York women are joining the American Heart Association to fight their No. 1 health threat, cardiovascular disease (CVD), through "Woman of Impact."
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Feb. 23, 2024
Fri, Feb 23rd 2024 07:00 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Feb. 23, 2024
Obituary: Carol Force
Fri, Feb 23rd 2024 07:00 am
Carol Force, 87, of Lewiston, died peacefully at home after a short illness on Feb. 16, 2024.
Obituary: Richard Truman Beatty
Fri, Feb 23rd 2024 07:00 am
Richard Truman Beatty, age 88, from Youngstown, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Feb. 12, 2024, in Rochester.
2024 Buffalo-Niagara Boat Show to take place at Niagara Falls Convention Center
Thu, Feb 22nd 2024 07:55 pm
The 2024 Buffalo-Niagara Boat Show will be held March 21-24 at the Niagara Falls Convention Center, 310 Fourth St.
Jacobs School welcomes its newest addition, completed 'Celebration of Diversity' mural
Thu, Feb 22nd 2024 07:50 pm
A ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning marks the completion of the massive, larger-than-life-sized "Celebration of Diversity" mural in the atrium of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo.
Platinum-selling Katy Nichole follows 3 back-to-back no. 1 songs with 'My God Can (Feat. Naomi Raine)'
Thu, Feb 22nd 2024 07:50 pm
Centricity Music's reigning Gospel Music Association New Artist of the Year, Katy Nichole, released her fourth radio single, "My God Can (feat. Naomi Raine)."

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