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June 26-27 'Free Fishing Weekend' in New York
Tue, Jun 22nd 2021 01:15 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday, June 26, and Sunday, June 27, is a "Free Fishing Weekend" in New York - the second of six "Free Fishing Days" recognized across the state each year.
LCA promises 'Summer of '69' will be 'happening of the year'
Tue, Jun 22nd 2021 01:15 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts invites readers to join in for a fun-filled musical weekend - what it's calling the music happening of the year - with the return of Lewiston's own 1960s rock musicians and friends. The 16th annual "Summer of '69" takes place July 8-10.
'Big R': Sweeting, Wagner, Israel, Susice & Bansmer grab Father's day weekend wins at Ransomville
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 05:05 pm
Brockport's James Sweeting picked up his first Krown Undercoating Modified feature of the 2021 season as Bailey Brothers Landscaping, Scott Perry Auctions, 87 Buf, and Triple T Towing presented the racing action at Ransomville Speedway on Friday night.
Jenny & Tyler pay homage to family with endearing 'Part of Me'
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 05:00 pm
Acclaimed folk/pop husband/wife duo Jenny & Tyler return with the very personal "Part of Me," inspired by their two oldest daughters, Jane and Sara. The song was penned by the duo's Jenny Somers while processing her children's response to the events and challenges that have marked the past year.
NYS: State landmarks lit red, black & green in celebration of Juneteenth
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 05:00 pm
On Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced landmarks across the state would be lit red, black and green on June 19 in celebration of Juneteenth. Additionally, Cuomo issued a proclamation naming June 19 Juneteenth in the state of New York.
USAN approves contract amendment to advance Rainbow Centre Mall reuse project
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 04:45 pm
The USA Niagara Development Corp. (USAN) board of directors met and approved a measure that will advance the Rainbow Centre Mall adaptive reuse phase II, a key development project in downtown Niagara Falls. The board authorized USAN to enter into a contract amendment with Marvel Architects PLLC for consultant services.
Higgins calls on US government to fight for action on border
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 04:45 pm
Higgins, who serves as co-chair of the Canada-U.S. interparliamentary group, said, "We have gone too long without action. We need this administration to stand up for Americans."
NFMMC cuts ribbon on new 3-D mammography machine
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 04:45 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center held a ribbon-cutting Thursday to celebrate the new GE Senographe 3D Pristina mammography machine located at Memorial's Summit Healthplex, 6934 Williams Road, Niagara Falls.
BBB scam alert: Watch out for online shopping scams on Prime Day
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 03:25 pm
This year, Amazon isn't the only retailer rolling out discounts for Prime Day (June 21-22). Walmart, Target and Kohl's, just to name a few, are running competing sales. But more deals mean more chances for scammers to capitalize on the buzz and trick shoppers.
Halestorm to perform at Artpark
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 03:20 pm
Halestorm with special guests The Hu & Cory Marks will perform on the Artpark Amphitheater stage at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 1. The concert is part of the "Coors Light Concerts" series and is presented by Artpark and Funtime.
Samuel P. Capen Garden Walk to be held Saturday-Sunday, July 17-18
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 12:35 pm
The 20th annual Capen Garden Walk will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, July 17-18, rain or shine. This is a free self-guided tour of about 60 private gardens and carefully nurtured public spaces in the neighborhoods surrounding the University at Buffalo South Campus. In addition, some of the private gardens will be open for "Capen by Night" from 8-10 p.m. Saturday, July 17.
Family Justice Center debuts on Grand Island
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 12:35 pm
Moments before the ribbon was cut to open the Family Justice Center's satellite location on Grand Island on Saturday morning, June 12, Mary Murphy, its president and CEO, had a special announcement to make in front of the house on the Trinity United Methodist Church campus.
Overcoming is name of the game for Miracle League
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 12:35 pm
Vinny Golca, who has been involved with the Miracle League of WNY as a player, coach and now a Buddy since 2014, remembers his biggest thrill as a player seven years ago.
'Grown-Up Night of Play' returns to Explore & More with a '90s-style-bash
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 10:10 am
Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum, announced the long-awaited return of "Grown-Up Night of Play." This celebration, a '90s-themed party, will take place from 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, June 25, at 130 Main St., Buffalo.
Buffalo Bills Foundation teams with Buffalo Go Green & Community Health Center of Buffalo to give a shout for food as medicine
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 10:10 am
According to Buffalo Go Green, impoverished neighborhoods are often located in "food deserts" where supermarkets are rare and residents' ability to purchase healthy food is restricted by limited transportation and low income. These factors force residents to rely on convenience stores and fast-food chains for nutrition. This, in turn, is a public health danger, contributing to higher rates of diabetes, cardiac disease, and other obesity-related illnesses among poor populations.
ECHDC, Buffalo Waterfront Management Group: 'Overwhelming success of "Thunder on the Buffalo Waterfront" Air Show'
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 10:05 am
The "Thunder on the Buffalo Waterfront" Air Show, which took place this past weekend at Buffalo's Outer Harbor, is being called a rousing success by organizers and attendees alike.
Catholic Health notified of data breach by third-party vendor
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 10:05 am
On June 3, Catholic Health was notified by a third-party pharmaceutical software vendor, CaptureRx, of a data breach that impacted patients from Mount St. Mary's and Sisters of Charity hospitals along with other local and national healthcare providers. The breach involved patient information, including name, date of birth and prescription data from files that were accessed on Feb. 6, 2021. No other identifying information such as demographic, social security number or bank account information was included in the data breach.
EPIC-Every Person Influences Children debuts 'Storytime at Canalside'
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 10:05 am
EPIC-Every Person Influences Children is relaunching its annual summer literacy program, "Storytime at Canalside." The program will run at 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday on the Pierce Lawn.
Tops Markets launches Children's Miracle Network campaign
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 10:05 am
Tops Friendly Markets has begun its annual campaign for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH). The campaign continues at all participating Tops Friendly Markets locations through Saturday, July 3.
GardenFest in photos: Festivals make triumphant return
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 09:05 am
After a year without festivals, most concerts and large-scale events in general, the Lewiston Garden Club was the brave organization willing to take the first crack at staging a mass gathering in what we all hope is a post-coronavirus world. GardenFest returned to Center Street over the weekend, and drew attendees looking to bolster their gardens, plant flowers and admire the green thumb of residents who volunteered to show off their prized lawn configurations.
Anne Wilson debuts on top with new music
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 04:25 pm
Earlier this year, Capitol Christian Music Group's new singer-songwriter Anne Wilson released her three-track digital debut single, "My Jesus," which featured her breakthrough radio single "My Jesus."
Artist Justin Suarez begins work on Depot Avenue mural
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 04:15 pm
Professional artist Justin Suarez officially began painting a new mural on Depot Avenue on Wednesday as part of the NF Murals project spearheaded by the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area.
Nearly 9 out of 10 recent COVID-19 cases in Erie County were not fully vaccinated
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 04:15 pm
Based on data retrieved from the New York State Immunization Information System (NYSIIS) by the Erie County Department of Health, nearly nine out of 10 new COVID-19 cases from late May until mid-June were not fully vaccinated against the coronavirus.
Updated: Fireworks returning to Niagara Falls' Hyde Park for July 4
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 04:15 pm
City of Niagara Falls Mayor Robert Restaino announced the return of fireworks at Hyde Park at dusk Sunday, July 4. This return comes after the suspension of fireworks due to COVID-19 regulations and safety precautions in 2020.
NYS: $2.5 million expansion of first-in-the-nation initiative to prevent elder abuse
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 04:10 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced a $2.5 million expansion of the first-in-the-nation enhanced multidisciplinary teams initiative, which protects vulnerable adults at risk of abuse, neglect or financial exploitation.
Community Health Center of Niagara and Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative Partner to host men's health event on Father's Day weekend
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 04:10 pm
Community Health Center of Niagara (CHCN) and Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative (CHNFC) are partnering together to host a men's health program at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 19, at CHCN, located at 2715 Highland Ave., Niagara Falls. The event will feature several different health-focused activities for the whole family.
NT: Solar moratorium proposed; Bernsohn named community development director
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 01:05 pm
The North Tonawanda Common Council held a public hearing Tuesday for a proposed six-month moratorium on applications, approvals, and/or construction or installation on solar energy systems/and or solar farms in the city.
Ludacris to perform at del Lago Resort & Casino's The Vine Showroom
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 11:45 am
del Lago Resort & Casino announced Grammy Award-winning, hip-hop/rap artist and star of TV and film, Ludacris, will perform at The Vine Showroom on Oct. 15. Tickets start at $35 and will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Jun. 25. They may be purchased online at
Chef Paul Wahlberg fires up the grill with Tops
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 11:45 am
We all know that a good, homecooked meal is what brings us home time and again to gather together around the table with our families. The same is true for world-renowned chef Paul Wahlberg. Whether it's for a family celebration or nightly dinner, food was always at the core of chef Wahlberg's upbringing.
EPA: $500,000 in supplemental funds to cleanup & redevelop contaminated brownfields sites in Niagara County
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 11:40 am
On Wednesday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $11.6 million in supplemental funding to help transform communities by cleaning up contaminated brownfields properties with $500,000 going to the Niagara County Center for Economic Development.
The Skin Cancer Foundation offers tips on choosing and using sunscreen
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 11:40 am
As summer heats up and we spend more time outdoors, The Skin Cancer Foundation would like to remind everyone how to use sunscreen safely and effectively as part of a sun protection routine.
Play all! Unified basketball rolls at NWHS
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 11:00 am
The game of basketball can bring countless memories to all who have played. Some remember the first time they made their first basket, some remember game-winning shots, and some may just remember being part of a team. For some, though, they haven't been as fortunate to feel the experience of playing in front of fans or being on a team ... until recently.
Lewiston Kiwanis welcomes Academy Park updates
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 11:00 am
Planning continues for the recently announced return of the annual Niagara County Peach Festival, to be held Sept. 9-12 at Academy Park in the Village of Lewiston.
'All that possibility at Academy Park' with bandshell relocation, renovation
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 10:00 am
Standing in front of the relocated Alphonso DiMino Memorial Bandshell on Wednesday morning, Village of Lewiston Mayor Anne Welch and Deputy Mayor Vic Eydt couldn't help but express their excitement for what Academy Park could be, now that its biggest asset is resituated.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for June 18, 2021
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 09:25 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for June 18, 2021
NTHS and NWCSD revised graduation plans, protocols
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 08:15 am
The North Tonawanda and Niagara-Wheatfield Central school districts recently released revised graduation plans and protocols based on the most recent New York state guidelines.
Memorial service for Nancy Lee Hayes
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 08:15 am
The family of Nancy Lee Hayes, who entered into heaven peacefully on March 11, 2021, have announced a memorial service in her honor will take place at 11:15 a.m. Sunday, June 20, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 2100 Whitehaven Road.
Boddecker, Lilly announce candidacy for Lewiston Town Board
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 08:15 am
Steve Boddecker and Ed Lilly, candidates vying for two seats on the Lewiston Town Board, are independent businessmen who own and manage successful businesses in Western New York. Their daily lives include making tough decisions requiring logical and thoughtful solutions. Both understand how hard people work to make a living, and said they will work tirelessly to help them keep as much of their income to raise and provide for families.
Calling all New York chalk artists: Enter 2021 Chalk YOUR Walk Competition
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 08:10 am
The Lewiston Council on the Arts is once again taking the Chalk YOUR Walk Competition online.

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