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See, touch & explore different trucks at Explore & More's free weekly 'Trucking through the Summer' event
Mon, Jul 5th 2021 07:00 am
This year, Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's museum's annual "Touch a Truck" event takes on a whole new form. Explore & More announced "Trucking through the Summer A-Z," presented by M&T Bank and Dunn Tire, a celebration of all things trucks all summer long.
Celebrating the most American of freedoms
Sat, Jul 3rd 2021 07:00 am
The 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence knew what they were getting into. As we celebrate the 4th of July 245 years later with flags and fireworks, it's easy to forget that these patriots risked death to give a new nation life.
Elderwood sponsors free 'Blue Mondays' concerts - now back at gazebo
Fri, Jul 2nd 2021 11:20 am
"Blue Mondays" are back for 2021 - and returning to the Hennepin Park Gazebo on the corner of Center and South Fourth streets, Lewiston.
New York Power Authority announces full reopening of Power Vista visitors center
Fri, Jul 2nd 2021 10:30 am
The New York Power Authority on Friday announced the full reopening on July 5 of its Power Vista visitors center in Lewiston. Most restrictions in place from the COVID-19 pandemic have been removed; however, those unvaccinated are required to wear masks and practice social distancing, as cited by the New York State Department of Health.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for July 2, 2021
Fri, Jul 2nd 2021 07:00 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for July 2, 2021
Eagle Scout working to bring dog park to Youngstown
Fri, Jul 2nd 2021 07:00 am
Many residents of Youngstown have been driving to Lewiston to make use of the dog park there for some time now. However, Youngstown's Veterans Park will soon be getting a dog park, too.
Obituary: Gloria F. Carlisi
Fri, Jul 2nd 2021 07:00 am
Gloria F. (nee Sacco) Carlisi passed away on June 24, 2021.
Obituary: Ross Rolland Miller
Fri, Jul 2nd 2021 07:00 am
Ross Rolland Miller of Grand Island passed away on June 19, 2021.
Top 3 tips for grill safety in BBQ season
Fri, Jul 2nd 2021 07:00 am
It's grilling season, but before firing up your grill, consider some important information and tips from AAA Western and Central New York for safe summer barbecues.
Obituary: Vincent L. Pino
Fri, Jul 2nd 2021 07:00 am
Vincent L. Pino, 94, of Green Valley, Arizona, went to his heavenly home on June 15, 2021.
'In the Loop' with the Lewiston-Porter Board of Education: Lew-Port commencement includes a first salute
Fri, Jul 2nd 2021 07:00 am
As we celebrate Independence Day this weekend, please take a moment to honor the commitment of our recent Lewiston-Porter graduates who have joined the U.S. armed forces.
Residents voice opposition on Townline Road solar project
Fri, Jul 2nd 2021 07:00 am
Community solar - and the lack of public support for it - continues to make news in Niagara County.
Lew-Port's Auer wins VFW scholarship
Fri, Jul 2nd 2021 07:00 am
"To me, the flag is a breathtaking symbol of freedom, privilege, sacrifice, and pride," 18-year-old Graciana Auer proudly proclaimed when asked "What Does the Flag Mean to Me?"
AirPower History Tour lands at Niagara Falls International Airport
Fri, Jul 2nd 2021 07:00 am
The AirPower History Tour (part of the B-29/B-24 Squadron of the Commemorative Air Force) has touched down in Niagara Falls. It aims to give spectators the opportunity to experience the history and grandeur of some of the military's most historic aircraft up-close and personal.
North Tonawanda COVID-19 'Wall of Fame'
Fri, Jul 2nd 2021 07:00 am
With the end of the COVID-19 state of emergency, North Tonawanda city officials want to celebrate by honoring those in the community who went above and beyond in the service to their fellow citizens during the pandemic.
Poloncarz delivers 2021 State of the County address
Thu, Jul 1st 2021 08:50 pm
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz released his 2021 State of the County address, for the first time ever using a videotaped release to highlight Erie County's multifaceted response to the COVID-19 pandemic and discuss both completed county operations from 2020 and plans for the future. Poloncarz, who did not present a State of the County address in 2020 while Erie County confronted the pandemic, devoted much of the 2021 address to praising the lifesaving work of local health care heroes throughout the public health crisis.
KeyBank Center adopts Ticketmaster's digital ticketing to support events, including Buffalo Sabres & Buffalo Bandits
Thu, Jul 1st 2021 08:50 pm
Ticketmaster is now the official marketplace of the Buffalo Sabres, Buffalo Bandits and their home at KeyBank Center. A press release stated, "The arena will immediately utilize Ticketmaster's leading digital technology to provide fans with the most safe and seamless experience across their ticket-buying journey from the moment of purchase to entry into the venue.
Park rangers to administer EpiPens to treat allergic reactions
Thu, Jul 1st 2021 08:50 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation (S.4375/A.4652) authorizing forest rangers, park rangers and environmental conservation police officers to possess and administer EpiPens. Epinephrine is commonly used to treat serious allergic reactions such as bee stings, insect bites, food allergies or exercise-induced shock.
Cuomo signs legislation prohibiting public employers from penalizing employees for absences related to COVID-19
Thu, Jul 1st 2021 08:45 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday signed legislation (S.4201-A/A.4063) prohibiting public employers from penalizing employees who use sick leave or compensatory time to quarantine, seek medical treatment, or for other absences related to a COVID-19 diagnosis or contact.
NYS Park Police, DEC join 'Operation Dry Water' to deter boating under the influence
Thu, Jul 1st 2021 08:45 pm
As boaters look forward to the 4th of July holiday, thousands of law enforcement officers across the U.S. will be on heightened alert for those violating boating while intoxicated (BWI) laws.
$110 million is available to fund community-based mobility and environmental mitigation projects
Thu, Jul 1st 2021 08:40 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday announced $110 million in new funding is available to support community-based investments designed to strengthen the cultural, aesthetic and environmental aspects of local and regional transportation systems, while promoting safety and mobility.
Town of Wheatfield increases occupancy for Town Hall meetings
Thu, Jul 1st 2021 08:40 pm
The occupant load in the Town Hall meeting room has been increased to 75. Virtual, teleconferencing or zoom meetings are no longer required or necessary. Pre-registration is still required to prevent overcrowding.
Fourth of July fireworks and events
Thu, Jul 1st 2021 08:35 pm
The Fourth of July is a time to celebrate America's independence and reflect upon the freedoms we so often take for granted. It's also a time for watching stuff explode.
Niagara University releases results of study intended to increase probation success & protect public safety
Thu, Jul 1st 2021 08:05 pm
Niagara University released the results of a grant-funded study to analyze the drivers of probation revocations and identify ways to increase probation success in Niagara County.
'Thursdays on the Water' lineup announced
Thu, Jul 1st 2021 08:00 pm
On Thursday, North Tonawanda officials, including Mayor Arthur G. Pappas, joined Niagara County Legislator Jesse Gooch for a press conference at Gratwick-Riverside Park where the lineup was announced for the upcoming "Thursdays on the Water" concert series.
Ryan to ECHDC: 'With COVID restrictions gone, hold public hearings for Buffalo Outer Harbor amphitheater project'
Thu, Jul 1st 2021 08:00 pm
On Thursday, New York State Sen. Sean Ryan joined Partnership for the Public Good Executive Director Andrea Ó Súilleabháin and Jay Burney of the Western New York Environmental Alliance and Times Beach Nature Preserve to urge the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. to seek more public input for the 8,000-person capacity amphitheater proposed for Buffalo's Outer Harbor.
Cuomo announces suspension of road and bridge construction during July 4th holiday
Thu, Jul 1st 2021 11:05 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced temporary lane closures for road and bridge construction projects on New York state highways will be suspended from 6 a.m. Friday, July 2, to 6 a.m. Tuesday, July 6, to ease travel throughout the July 4th holiday weekend.
Higgins & Rivera mark Canada Day with joint push to reopen border between US & Canada
Thu, Jul 1st 2021 09:20 am
The week, including Canada Day (July 1) and Independence Day (July 4), typically tends to be one of the busiest times of the year for cross-border travel between the U.S. and Canada. However, this year the border remains closed to nonessential travel.
Buffalo Bishop Michael Fisher places retired priest on administrative leave
Thu, Jul 1st 2021 09:15 am
The Diocese of Buffalo on Wednesday announced it "recently became aware of an action brought pursuant to the Child Victims Act by an individual who alleges that he was abused as a child fifteen years ago by Rev. Msgr. James G. Kelly (83), a retired priest of the Diocese of Buffalo, but who continues to assist in parish ministry. The complaint has been filed anonymously and was not served on the diocese but was discovered during a recent search of publicly filed complaints."
Emergency Physicians offer tips for a safe Fourth of July
Thu, Jul 1st 2021 09:15 am
For everyone to have a safe and enjoyable Fourth of July celebration, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) has some suggestions to make sure illness or avoidable injuries do not ruin this year's festivities.
4th of July: Red Cross issues tips for everyone to have a safe holiday
Thu, Jul 1st 2021 09:15 am
Independence Day is coming soon, and many people plan to attend fireworks displays, a backyard picnic, or just enjoy the outdoors. The American Red Cross wants you to enjoy a fun-packed, safe holiday and offers these tips you can follow over the upcoming holiday:
Q&A: Amy Acker stars in Hallmark Channel's 'Crashing Through the Snow'
Wed, Jun 30th 2021 08:30 pm
Amy Acker is an in-demand talent - and the star of Crown Media's "Christmas in July" film "Crashing Through the Snow." This is the lone new entry airing in The Hallmark Channel's holiday movie marathon.
WNY STEM Hub announces openings for AT&T's free 'Hand in Hand' summer program
Wed, Jun 30th 2021 05:00 pm
WNY STEM Hub and AT&T are seeking 55 public school and underrepresented students from across Western New York entering grades 7-12 to participate in the digital literacy and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)-focused AT&T "Hand in Hand" summer program where they will create prosthetic hands and other adaptive devices for children, under-resourced adult residents, veterans and seniors.
Chamber holds ribbon-cutting for Tecla Rustic Bistro & Bar
Wed, Jun 30th 2021 04:25 pm
Congratulations Tecla Rustic Bistro & Bar! Wow - what a show of support! Chef/owner Joe Belardi was joined Tuesday by friends, family, elected leaders, business and community leaders and the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Cuomo: State Police crackdown on drunk and drugged driving during July 4th holiday
Wed, Jun 30th 2021 03:25 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced the New York State Police and local law enforcement agencies across the state will increase patrols and crack down on drunk and drugged driving and other traffic infractions this 4th of July weekend. State troopers will conduct sobriety checkpoints and target reckless and aggressive driving statewide to keep New York highways safe during one of the busiest summer holidays for travel.
Higgins leads House legislation to help people struggling with Alzheimer's and their families
Wed, Jun 30th 2021 03:25 pm
As Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month comes to a close, Congressman Brian Higgins announced bipartisan legislation to help families across the country dealing with Alzheimer's disease. The Comprehensive Care for Alzheimer's Act would help the 95% of individuals with dementia that have one or more other chronic conditions, such as hypertension, heart disease and diabetes.
Wingfest: 2021 National Buffalo Wing Festival set for Highmark Stadium
Wed, Jun 30th 2021 03:10 pm
The National Buffalo Wing Festival will celebrate its 20th anniversary this summer at Highmark Stadium, as the premier food festival once again welcomes chicken wing enthusiasts on Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 4-5.
Signing off: 'In the Loop' with the Lewiston-Porter Board of Education
Wed, Jun 30th 2021 02:55 pm
Welcome to summer vacation, Lewiston-Porter!
American Craftsmen Artisan Festival celebrates 50 years
Wed, Jun 30th 2021 02:55 pm
The Kenan Center in Lockport is celebrating 50 years of its American Craftsmen Artisan Festival with a weekend packed of community events on their Kenan Center Campus July 10 and 11.
National Fuel customers eligible for emergency rental assistance program to help pay past-due utility bills
Wed, Jun 30th 2021 02:55 pm
New York state is now accepting applications for $2.7 billion in funding for income-eligible renters who fell behind on rent or utility payments during the COVID-19 pandemic. National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp. is encouraging all eligible customers to apply for up to 12 months in back rent and up to three months of future rent payments, as well as up to 12 months of overdue gas bill payments.

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