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Higgins, Scanlon & Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper announce feasibility study for Buffalo riverwalk
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 03:05 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, Buffalo Common Councilmember Chris Scanlon, and Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper are announcing a study to examine the feasibility of a new riverwalk along the west bank of the Buffalo River.
'Most Wanted' Dylan McDermott looks forward to playing 'good guy' on 'FBI'
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 02:00 pm
Dylan McDermott's Remy will join the FBI fugitive task force in Tuesday's episode, which centers on the nefarious underpinnings of a cult-like church. He is immediately portrayed as a well-thought-of wheel-greaser, with an impressive resume in law enforcement. But as the episode unfolds, and the team begins to learn more about Remy, David Hudgins' comment rings true: "There's something going on with this guy."
RRG: DEC hearings on CWM permits to be broadcast online
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 01:50 pm
Residents for Responsible Government announced there will be opportunity for the public to view online the upcoming New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Siting Board hearings consider operations applications by CWM Chemical Services. President Vincent Agnello said RRG created an access link, found at, for the public to view the CWM hearings, which start Monday, April 11.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 8, 2022
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 11:25 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 8, 2022
Spring Showcase: Gallo, Gather owner Michael Hibbard excited for what 2022 will bring
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 11:05 am
"We have a solid staff at all the locations right now, so I'm really optimistic about growth and moving forward," he said.
Obituary: Ronald 'Ron' Eydt
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 11:00 am
Ronald "Ron" Eydt 79, of Tellico Plains, Tennessee, passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, while surrounded by his immediate family.
Obituary: Barbara Ruth Stahl
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 11:00 am
It is both with sadness and great joy that we announce Barbara Ruth Stahl, 90, passed peacefully from this life into the arms of our Lord on March 31, 2022, surrounded by her family.
Niagara County Central Rotary 38th annual Roger W. Andrews Memorial Senior Citizen Breakfast canceled
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 11:00 am
Given the restrictions of current COVID-19 guidance, the 38th annual Roger W. Andrews Memorial Senior Citizen Breakfast scheduled for May has been canceled. Organizers said, "It is our ultimate goal to protect the health and safety of our community."
Rev. Cole Webster of St. Peter RC Church among those to be honored on Polonia Day
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 11:00 am
On May 2, The General Pulaski Association will honor 12 outstanding leaders of the Polish community at a celebration banquet at Kloc's Grove, 1245 Seneca Creek Road, West Seneca. The honorees include Bozena Radt, Aniela Thant, Mary Lou Wyrobek, Shirley Pasek, Renata Lewicki, Alexandra Savka Szeglowski, Mark Peszko, Buffalo Councilman Mitch Nowakowski, the Rev. Cole Webster of St. Peter R.C. Church in Lewiston, Ron "Ronnie D" Dombrowski, Michael Cimasi and Robert Fronckowiak.
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: Stone House has storied history
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 11:00 am
Welcome back to our eighth bicentennial building in the series, the great old building at 755 Center St., today known as the Stone House pub. This is one of Lewiston's premiere summer venues for fun and frolic. Currently, it is owned and operated by Emery Simon and family.
Cannabis sales on Tuscarora Nation lands in dispute
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 11:00 am
The Tuscarora Nation announced has chosen to close its roads to all non-residents, effective immediately. The matter involves cannabis sales activities, which officials are not in favor of, ongoing at various smoke shop businesses on tribal lands.
More than 70 million over-the-counter COVID-19 tests distributed to New Yorkers in recent months
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 10:30 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday announced more than 70 million over-the-counter coronavirus tests have been distributed, to date, by New York state, as part of the administration's ongoing efforts to keep New Yorkers protected throughout the pandemic.
Hochul announces agreement on FY 2023 New York state budget
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 10:30 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday announced an agreement to address key priorities in the fiscal year 2023 New York state budget. Her team said, "This bold and fiscally responsible plan makes historic investments in communities across the state that will bring relief to New Yorkers recovering from the pandemic and launch New York's economic comeback."
Mayor Brown: Things are really hopping at iconic Broadway Market this Easter season
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 10:30 am
City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown recently announced the lineup of Easter vendors and activities are attracting big crowds at the historic Broadway Market. From April 1-6, the market welcomed more than 9,000 visitors - and the busiest days of the Easter season are yet to come.
Tops helps JDRF in 52nd anniversary year with annual campaign
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 10:10 am
Tops Friendly Markets is once again partnering with JDRF (formerly known as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) as it embarks on a 52nd year to find a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D).
American Red Cross: Give blood during National Minority Health Month
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 10:10 am
April is National Minority Health Month - a time to raise awareness about health disparities that disproportionately affect racial and ethnic minority populations. The American Red Cross is reminding blood and platelet donors it's critically important to maintain a stable blood supply this spring to support those with chronic illnesses and other blood needs in the U.S.
Erie County Department of Health updates COVID-19 test locations, hours
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 10:10 am
The Erie County Department of Health is announcing updates to its coronavirus testing sites.
Chef Alex Guarnaschelli returns with new season of 'Supermarket Stakeout'
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 10:10 am
The action hits the aisles as "Supermarket Stakeout" returns for a new season, premiering Tuesday, May 17 (10 p.m. ET/PT), on Food Network. Hosted by Food Network staple Alex Guarnaschelli, each hour-long episode presents viewers with outdoor cooking battles where anything can happen, as four talented chefs persuade unsuspecting customers to sell their groceries as they attempt to turn the ingredients into themed culinary delights.
Easter Bunny visits Mount St. Mary's
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 10:10 am
The St. Francis Guild and board of associates of Mount St. Mary's Hospital recently coordinated an Easter egg hunt on the hospital campus for Mount St. Mary's associates and their families. The event included a hunt for eggs, visit from the Easter Bunny, petting zoo and prizes for all attendees.
Obituary: Michael David Linenfelser
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 10:00 am
Heaven just became a lot more entertaining. Michael David Linenfelser entered into rest on March 8, 2022.
Niagara Falls City Council chairman to resign
Thu, Apr 7th 2022 09:20 am
Niagara Falls City Council Chairman John Spanbauer will resign from his position, effective May 22. Spanbauer notified his fellow councilmembers shortly before making a public announcement at Wednesday's council meeting.
Tuscarora Nation closes borders to cannabis customers
Wed, Apr 6th 2022 06:50 pm
Cannabis dispensaries are not allowed on the Tuscarora Nation territory based on traditional protocols of the clans of the Tuscarora Nation.
Free photos with the bunny top spring 'Eggstravaganza' activities at Niagara Power Vista
Wed, Apr 6th 2022 06:50 pm
The New York Power Authority will hold its annual spring "Eggstravaganza" event, featuring photos with bunny, on Saturday, April 9, at its admission-free Power Vista, the Visitors Center for the Niagara Power Project, 5777 Lewiston Road in Lewiston.
Niagara County Youth Bureau accepting applications for summer food service program
Wed, Apr 6th 2022 06:50 pm
The Niagara County Youth Bureau will return as a sponsor for the 2022 summer food service program (SFSP). This program ensures that children who are economically disadvantaged continue to receive nutritious meals during summer vacation. Meals are comparable to the national school breakfast and national school lunch programs throughout the school year.
Taxes: File your return on time, even if you can't pay what you owe
Wed, Apr 6th 2022 06:50 pm
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance reminds taxpayers to avoid late filing penalties by filing their personal income tax return on time, even if they owe money but can't immediately pay. The Tax Department can help taxpayers avoid or reduce penalties and added interest on any taxes they might owe.
Higgins: Nearly $31 million in transit funding for NFTA
Wed, Apr 6th 2022 06:50 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the Niagara Frontier Transit Authority will receive $30,962,912 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration for fiscal year 2022. Thanks to a historic $20 billion national investment in public transit included in the "Bipartisan Infrastructure Law."
NYS: $62.4 million available to strengthen statewide emergency communications and interoperability infrastructure
Wed, Apr 6th 2022 06:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced $62.4 million is available to support county-level efforts to strengthen emergency communications and interoperability infrastructure utilized by local first responders.
The Giving Project launches Autism Acceptance Month fundraiser with Britini D'Angelo of 'Big Brother'
Wed, Apr 6th 2022 06:50 pm
The Giving Project has teamed up with former "Big Brother" cast member Britini D'Angelo in a campaign benefiting The Summit Center. The "Britini D'Angelo Fundraiser: Benefiting the Summit Center" aims to raise $10,000 to benefit the Summit Center's ongoing mission of providing lifechanging support to individuals living with developmental disabilities like autism.
'Star Trek: Picard' welcomes 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' cast members aboard season 3
Tue, Apr 5th 2022 11:15 pm
Make it so! In honor of First Contact Day, Paramount+ today revealed Sir Patrick Stewart's "Star Trek: The Next Generation" co-stars LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Jonathan Frakes, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis and Brent Spiner will star alongside Stewart in season three of the service's hit original series "Star Trek: Picard." Season three is the concluding chapter in the "Star Trek: Picard" saga.
Hochul issues proclamation designating April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Tue, Apr 5th 2022 04:15 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Tuesday issued a proclamation designating April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in New York.
Good Friday at St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral
Tue, Apr 5th 2022 04:15 pm
St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral will offer a special Good Friday service. "Tre Ore" ("The Great Three Hours") will take place from noon until 3 p.m. April 15. It is a service of homilies, hymns and prayers of the seven last words of Christ from the cross. The Rev. Canon Robert Duerr will preach. The public is invited and free to come and go as needed.
New York State Smokers' Quitline launches 'Learn2QuitNY' comprehensive text program
Tue, Apr 5th 2022 02:25 pm
The New York State Smokers' Quitline (Quitline) recently unveiled a resource to help tobacco and electronic nicotine product users take control of their health. "Learn2QuitNY," a free comprehensive six-week text program, provides step-by-step guidance for New York state residents to learn and practice skills that promote freedom from nicotine dependence. Residents can enroll by visiting
DEC issues guidance to reduce conflicts with bears
Tue, Apr 5th 2022 02:25 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation reminds New Yorkers to take down bird feeders and secure garbage to avoid potential conflicts with black bears.
Guzman announces expanded efforts to 'aggressively crack down on bad actors and prevent fraud in programs'
Tue, Apr 5th 2022 02:25 pm
Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), announced an "all-hands-on-deck, multifaceted expansion of efforts to identify and support the SBA inspector general's recovery of fraudulently obtained COVID economic relief funds and to prevent potential future theft of taxpayer dollars."
BABEL: Two-time Pulitzer-winning novelist Colson Whitehead on stage in Buffalo April 21
Tue, Apr 5th 2022 02:20 pm
Just Buffalo Literary Center welcomes two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Colson Whitehead to Buffalo for BABEL on Thursday, April 21, for a lively lecture and conversation at Kleinhans Music Hall. The event, which also features a musical performance by Buffalo-based artist Drea D'Nur, begins at 8 p.m., with doors at 7 p.m.
NORLIC to hold landlord workshop
Tue, Apr 5th 2022 02:15 pm
The Niagara Orleans Land Improvement Corp. (NORLIC), often referred to as the Land Bank, will host a free workshop on Tuesday, April 12, for landlords interested in better understanding their rights and responsibilities at it relates to fair housing. The event will feature guest speakers Stephen Haagsma of Housing Opportunities Made Equal.
Wellness walk in Niagara Falls will focus on community connection, health
Tue, Apr 5th 2022 02:15 pm
The Niagara Falls National Heritage Area and Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative are partnering together once again to host "Walk With Us," a 5K wellness walk, from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, April 24, beginning at the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center at 825 Depot Ave. West.
Walk this way - or any way - to better health on National Walking Day
Tue, Apr 5th 2022 02:15 pm
Get moving for National Walking Day on Wednesday, April 6! Whether you're taking a leisurely stroll through your neighborhood or a power-walk in the park, the American Heart Association says taking part in physical activity is one of the best ways to manage stress, reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, and boost your mood.
Higgins invites high school students to submit artwork for Congressional Art Competition
Tue, Apr 5th 2022 02:10 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins is inviting high school students living in the 26th congressional district to participate in the annual Congressional Art Competition. The winning piece from each district is sent to Washington, D.C., and displayed in the Capitol Building.
Niagara University offering free spring-themed activities & screenings for children
Tue, Apr 5th 2022 02:10 pm
"Books, Balls and Blocks," Niagara University's popular children's educational program, is back this spring and will be offered in several Niagara County locations during the month of April.

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