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Clarence Center creator takes top prize in first Lewiston Art Festival appearance
Mon, Aug 14th 2023 09:00 am
Renee Arno made a grand debut at the 57th annual Lewiston Art Festival, with her stained-glass lamp earning Best of Show on Saturday.
Erie County cares about your pets
Mon, Aug 14th 2023 07:00 am
As last week marked the official end of the "dog days of summer," families will be taking their final vacations, enjoying as many beach days as possible, and flocking to the county and state fairs all before pumpkin spice and shorter days take over. This summer has been nothing short of ideal and, after the winter we had, we absolutely deserved every beautiful day.
'Trash to treasure' sale at St. Leo's Parish Center
Mon, Aug 14th 2023 07:00 am
St. Leo's Parish Center will hold a "trash to treasure" sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, at 2748 Military Road, Niagara Falls. Food will be available 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Becker Farms & Vizcarra Vineyards seek stompers to fight pediatric cancer
Mon, Aug 14th 2023 07:00 am
Becker Farms and Vizcarra Vineyards are registering teams to "Stomp Out Pediatric Cancer" in observation of Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month.
'Farewell to Summer' evening event returns
Mon, Aug 14th 2023 07:00 am
After a pandemic hiatus, the annual "Farewell to Summer" gala evening returns on Thursday, Sept. 7. Invited to attend is The Most Rev. Michael Fisher, bishop of Buffalo. The annual event will be held from 6-9 p.m. at Kiebzak's Beginnings, 38 Crocker St., Sloan. All proceeds will benefit "Seminarians of the Diocese of Buffalo."
New mural painted on Grand Island Memorial Library walls
Sat, Aug 12th 2023 07:00 am
Terry Klaaren and his assistant, Anita Long, had just started painting a mural in the children's section of the Grand Island Memorial Library on Aug. 1, when a woman approached them, saying that her granddaughter was an artist.
Lenore Tetkowski: A lifelong love of art
Sat, Aug 12th 2023 07:00 am
Lenore Tetkowski said that her love of art started when she was very young.
'Take Me Home' program safeguards those who can't speak for themselves
Sat, Aug 12th 2023 07:00 am
The Grand Island Police Department has partnered with the town supervisor's office to launch the "Take Me Home" program. The new service offers a safe return home for those who may need extra help communicating vital information in an emergency situation.
Whitney resignation, Staley Road safety, top board agenda
Sat, Aug 12th 2023 07:00 am
A new era in town government began on Monday as the Town Board accepted with regret and a certificate of appreciation the Aug. 4 resignation of John Whitney as town supervisor.
Grand Island: Town Board kicks off LWRP review process
Sat, Aug 12th 2023 07:00 am
Waterfront revitalization has naturally been a longtime concern for Grand Island, a town whose entire perimeter is surrounded by water, and whose geography holds ecotourism potential.
Carly Pearce releases new song, says 'Country Music Made Me Do It'
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 04:10 pm
Grammy, CMA and ACM award-winning singer/songwriter Carly Pearce releases brand-new song "Country Music Made Me Do It" via Big Machine Records. An upbeat, cheeky love letter to the genre, the song chronicles Pearce's long-standing relationship to country music and the impact it has had on her life.
National Immunization Awareness Month: Hochul encourages New Yorkers to stay up to date on vaccines as school returns, fall nears
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 04:05 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul recognized National Immunization Awareness Month with a reminder to parents and guardians to ensure their children are up to date on required vaccinations before heading back to school.
Andy Taylor announces first solo release in over 30 years
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 04:05 pm
Andy Taylor - songwriter, guitarist, singer, and Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductee whose credits include his work with Duran Duran, The Power Station, Robert Palmer, Rod Stewart, The Almighty, Thunder and The Ting Tings - returns with a new album "Man's A Wolf To Man" (Sept. 8) via BMG, his first solo release in over 30 years.
Everything you need to know about the Lewiston Art Festival
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 01:45 pm
The Lewiston Art Festival is back! On Saturday, Aug. 12 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.), and Sunday, Aug. 13 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.), our village will showcase the work of more than 200 artists, musicians and performers who come from near and far to be a part of Lewiston's annual celebration of creativity and skill.
Highmark: $2.65 million community investment to support health-focused initiatives
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 01:25 pm
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York on Thursday announced $2.65 million in Blue Fund grants to support 17 major health-based projects, led by local nonprofits across all eight counties of Western New York.
Seneca Resorts & Casinos properties stand out among industry's best in annual 'Best of Gaming Awards' from Casino Player Magazine
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 01:25 pm
The three Seneca Resorts & Casinos properties - Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino, and Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino - performed exceptionally well in the annual "Best of Gaming Awards" published by Casino Player magazine. Every year, Casino Player asks its readers to vote for their favorite casinos around the country and across an enormous range of categories.
Phil Joel encourages 'Arms Around The World' in latest single from multi-artist album, 'A New Heaven And A New Earth'
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 01:25 pm
Among Christian music's most recognizable faces and voices for more than two decades, singer/songwriter, author and New Zealand native Phil Joel releases "Arms Around The World" today at digital and streaming outlets globally from The Fuel Music.
NFL+ launches for 2023 season; now includes NFL Network & NFL RedZone
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 01:20 pm
NFL+ - the National Football League's exclusive streaming video subscription service - officially enters its second season with an exciting upgrade: The addition of NFL Network and NFL RedZone.
Pat Barrett releases 'Better Hands'
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 12:45 pm
Worship leader and respected songwriter Pat Barrett releases a fresh new song, "Better Hands," available now. Listen here to the new song about fully trusting God and leaving our worries in his hands.
The Afters release 'God Is With Us'
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 12:45 pm
A new song, "God Is With Us" is available from the chart-topping award-winning band The Afters.
EPIC opens new family opportunity center in Lockport
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 12:45 pm
EPIC-Every Person Influences Children announced a grand-opening celebration for its Niagara County Family Opportunity Center, located at 175 Walnut St., Lockport. The center, as well as its counterpart in Cattaraugus County, are funded through a $1.8 million grant from the Office of Child and Family Services.
107th Attack Wing airman named among top 12 in 500,000-member Air Force
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 12:45 pm
An airman assigned to the New York Air National Guard's 107th Attack Wing, based at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, has been named as one of the top 12 airmen in the 500,000-member total Air Force.
Attorney general, NYSED commissioner issue guidance to promote diversity, equity & inclusion in public schools
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 12:40 pm
New York Attorney General Letitia James and New York State Education Department Commissioner Betty A. Rosa issued guidance reminding New York public schools and local education agencies of "their obligation to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in educational planning and decision-making."
'Academy of Country Music Honors' returns to FOX on Monday, Sept. 18
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 12:05 pm
The 16th Annual "Academy of Country Music Honors" will return to FOX for a second year, airing Monday, Sept. 18 (8 p.m. ET), bringing country superstars to the network. The all-star event, dubbed the "Country Music industry's favorite night," will recognize several special honorees, including ACM Triple Crown Award recipient Chris Stapleton; ACM Poet's Award recipients Clint Black, Mary Chapin Carpenter and K.T. Oslin; ACM international Award recipient Kane Brown; and ACM Icon Award recipient Tim McGraw.
Heastie: $1 million for Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northtowns
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 12:00 pm
Speaker Carl Heastie continued his annual statewide tour in Western New York, where he joined Assemblymember William Conrad, visiting Camp Spirit in North Tonawanda on Thursday. There, they announced $1 million - including $500,000 to support the organization's after-school programming at its clubs at North Tonawanda Intermediate School, Spruce Elementary and Sheridan-Parkside, and $500,000 for capital improvements to its Newman Family and Town clubs.
New York Power Authority commences conferral process to help focus renewable energy generation priorities
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 12:00 pm
The New York Power Authority has begun the conferral process, called for in legislation included in the 2023-24 enacted New York state budget, that "provides NYPA with new authority to develop, own and operate renewable energy generating projects to assist the state in meeting its clean energy targets."
Heastie, McMahon announce $750,000 for Amherst Police Department dispatch center
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 12:00 pm
Speaker Carl Heastie continued his tour in Western New York with Assemblymember Karen McMahon at the Amherst Police Department Community Policing & Training Facility, where they announced $750,000 in funding for improvements to the Amherst Police dispatch center.
Higgins & Meng push for passage of Aaron Salter, Jr. Responsible Body Armor Possession Act
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 12:00 pm
During a visit to Buffalo, Congresswoman Grace Meng, along with Congressman Brian Higgins, advocated for approval of the Aaron Salter, Jr. Responsible Body Armor Possession Act (H.R. 3247). Meng and Higgins, lead sponsors of the bill, were joined by City of Buffalo Mayor Brown, Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph Gramaglia, and families of the victims of the Tops Supermarket mass shooting.
Kinney looking for Village Board approval of new Lewiston waterfront docking system
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 11:00 am
Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours President John Kinney has proposed a docking system for the waterfront area parallel to his operation's staging area. He said the seawall there, as is, is not practically usable for transient boaters - or even for WJBT. Kinney would like to reconfigure the area to better accommodate his patrons. He has offered to donate his existing adjacent docking area to the municipality for the betterment of transient boaters.
Village of Lewiston: Erosion causing delay in WellNow opening
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 11:00 am
Mayor Anne Welch said there is a good reason for the delay: "The back of the property eroded and needed a retaining wall" above neighboring Onondaga Street.
Air base concert to celebrate Air Force Reserve's 75th year
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 11:00 am
The public is getting an opportunity to visit the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station for a special evening of free entertainment. It's also a chance to see the air base itself, a key part of Western New York's ongoing history of military service.
Sirianni leaving Niagara Town Board for highway role; Covanta project gains clarity
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 11:00 am
Change is coming to the Town of Niagara board, as Councilman Richard Sirianni is bowing out early.
New Fitness Court debuts at Porter on the Lake Park
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 10:00 am
The Town of Porter cut the ribbon Wednesday for what could be best described as one the most technologically advanced outdoor exercise facilities of its kind.
Kearns pays tribute to Purple Heart recipients
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 09:00 am
In honor of Purple Heart Appreciation Day (Monday, Aug. 7), Erie County Clerk Michael P. Kearns recognized 22 Erie County Purple Heart recipients who were added to the William J. Donovan Purple Heart Book of Merit for 2023.
Youngstown Lions present Robert J. Uplinger Distinguished Service Award to Paul Beatty Sr.
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 09:00 am
The Youngstown Lions Club recently selected Paul R. Beatty Sr. as the 2023 recipient of the prestigious Robert J. Uplinger Distinguished Service Award. A presentation was formally made by Youngstown Lions Club President Lois Kaminski during the Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise & Clambake at the Youngstown Yacht Club.
Lewiston Police Department to host informational meeting on Explorers program
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 09:00 am
As a new school year approaches, the Lewiston Police Department announced it would host an informational meeting on plans for the Police Explorer Post for 2023-24.
'Thunder on the Niagara': Man, machine and the Mighty Niagara
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 09:00 am
Man and machine once again met on the mighty Niagara River for the annual running of the "Thunder on the Niagara" hydroplane racing event this past weekend - and what a weekend it was!
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Aug. 11, 2023
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 08:00 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Aug. 11, 2023
NFL-quality training to treat critically injured high school athletes
Thu, Aug 10th 2023 02:30 pm
Niagara Falls High School is hosting a sports emergency care training on Friday for high school sports coaches, athletic trainers, EMS, physicians, school resource officers and firefighters.
Higgins: Extended deadline for PACT Act retroactive benefits
Thu, Aug 10th 2023 10:25 am
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the U.S. Veterans Administration extended the deadline for veterans and their families to apply for retroactive benefits under the PACT Act. The new deadline to apply for backdated benefits is now 11:59 p.m. Monday, Aug. 14.

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