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ConnectLife, Gratwick Hose Volunteer Fire Co. host Brandon Kupiec Memorial Blood Drive
Mon, Jul 25th 2022 07:00 am
The Kupiec family, along with ConnectLife and the Gratwick Hose Volunteer Fire Co., will host a community blood drive honoring the memory of North Tonawanda native Brandon Kupiec. Brandon died unexpectedly in 2013 at age 20. His family holds this yearly event in his honor.
BPO's 'A Concert For Healing' will move to Kleinhans Music Hall due to weather
Sun, Jul 24th 2022 12:25 pm
"While we had hoped the weather would cooperate, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra has made the difficult decision to move the location of 'A Concert for Healing,' originally scheduled at the Johnnie B. Wiley Pavilion (1100 Jefferson Ave.) to Kleinhans Music Hall (3 Symphony Circle)."
Q&A: Matthew West bringing fresh perspective to Kingdom Bound
Sat, Jul 23rd 2022 11:00 am
Matthew West is not really an awards kind of guy - ironic, in that he keeps getting asked to host the K-LOVE Fan Awards show, alongside his buddy, Tauren Wells.
Superheroes on display in Lewiston
Sat, Jul 23rd 2022 09:30 am
As part of its free "Summer Friday Family Fun Night" series, the Village of Lewiston Recreation Department welcomed the world's greatest heroes to Marilyn Toohey Park. WNY Wonderland asked Spider-Man, Wonder Woman and Captain Marvel to take the day off from crimefighting and, instead, visit with children and families outside the Red Brick.
Trinity United Methodist Church offers midsummer event to community
Sat, Jul 23rd 2022 07:00 am
A basket raffle, snacks, beverages and bounce houses were the attractions at the Summer Breakout event held July 10 at Trinity United Methodist Church.
Video crew visits Grand Island farm
Sat, Jul 23rd 2022 07:00 am
A video crew visited the Long Road farm of Tom Thompson on Saturday as part of a Farm Bureau of Erie County project "to produce video work to help explain local agriculture to the general public and, sometimes, for specific targeted audiences," said David Eckhardt, a photographer who is part of a video team hired by the Farm Bureau.
Once an onlooker, Brooke Nicholls returns to Kingdom Bound as PAC performer
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 04:55 pm
An estimated 40,000 people will attend Kingdom Bound at Darien Lake over the next week. In between campouts, games and inspirational events, the mostly teenage crowd will be stirred up by some of the top names in Christian music. How many of them will look up on the PAC stage and wonder if, someday, they might be the one motivating the masses?
The heat is on! AAA warns of extreme heat & dangers of hot vehicles
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 03:30 pm
The heat of summer is here, and this weekend is expected to be another hot one. AAA Western and Central New York is reminding motorists to be aware of the dangers of hot cars. Since 1998, 917 children have died from pediatric vehicular heatstroke, including at least 10 deaths already reported this year in the U.S. While an overwhelming majority of these deaths are accidental, such tragedies are often preventable.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for July 22, 2022
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 03:15 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for July 22, 2022
Lewiston Police Department to crack down on jaywalking
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 03:05 pm
Jaywalkers beware: Our police officers are on the lookout for you.
Rend Collective releasing 'Whosoever' Aug. 26
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 03:05 pm
The worship band from Northern Ireland, Rend Collective, announces the release of its new album, "Whosoever," available on Aug. 26. Today, fans can preorder the album as well as get a new song, "Let It Roll."
NCSO K9 Atom gets fitted with new protective vest
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 03:00 pm
Niagara County Sheriff's Office K9 Atom has received a bullet- and stab-proof protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9s Inc. K9 Atom's vest was embroidered with the sentiment "In memory of K9 Relic, Avon-by-the-Sea, NJ, EOW 2/3/22."
Steven Page announced as first musical performer of Great New York State Fair
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 02:00 pm
A Central New Yorker and iconic '90s rock alternative music star will kick off the "Chevrolet Music Series" at the Great New York State Fair in Syracuse. Steven Page, former frontman of the Barenaked Ladies, will take the Chevy Court stage at 1 p.m. on opening day, Wednesday, Aug. 24.
ECDOH: Rabies vaccine bait drop scheduled to begin Aug. 1
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 01:50 pm
As it has done in previous years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Rabies Management Program is partnering with the Erie County Department of Health to distribute rabies vaccine to wildlife populations this summer.
Hochul $387 million in COVID-19 relief being delivered to local governments
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 01:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced $387 million is being delivered to 1,452 local governments across the New York to help boost their pandemic response infrastructure. Her team said the announcement is part of the state's ongoing preparation efforts to tackle any potential pandemic-related surges this fall and winter.
ECDOH makes monkeypox vaccine available to people at highest risk of infection
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 01:40 pm
The Erie County Department of Health and Evergreen Health are coordinating a two-day monkeypox vaccine clinic on Wednesday, July 27, and Thursday, July 28. These clinics will vaccinate Erie County residents at highest risk of monkeypox infection.
Goo Goo Dolls debut 'You Are The Answer'
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 01:40 pm
On Friday, Grammy Award-nominated, multi-Platinum-selling band Goo Goo Dolls released "You Are The Answer." It's the second song off "Chaos in Bloom," the band's brand-new forthcoming album, which officially arrives on Aug. 12 via Warner Records.
NYS: New online dashboards to expand access to unemployment data
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 01:40 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul has announced the launch of two new interactive online dashboards to improve access to unemployment data for all New Yorkers.
State Parks holds lifeguard qualifier
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 01:40 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced there will be lifeguard qualifier for position in the Niagara Region of State Parks. Testing - required for anyone wishing to work as a lifeguard at a state park - will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, at Hamburg High School, 4111 Legion Drive.
DISPATCH to join O.A.R. for Artpark concert
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 10:20 am
DISPATCH and O.A.R., two of the most successful touring acts in the states, are on the road together this summer for their first-ever North American co-headline tour. Joining them is special guest G. Love. The tour plays the Artpark Amphitheater at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23.
Wheatfield: May you live to 100 years!
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 09:20 am
A love of the ivories is Bertha Shipton's fountain of youth − from using a hand pump to play the piano at the age of 7 and playing in marching band and school functions, to teaching hundreds of children and still playing every day as a resident at Wheatfield Commons, a DePaul Senior Living Community in North Tonawanda. Bertha recently celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by friends and family!
Still no consensus on Amazon benefits, even as town approves project
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 09:15 am
While Town of Niagara officials put their stamp of approval on the Amazon warehouse proposed for 8995 Lockport Road, questions still lingered Tuesday.
Youngstown Yacht Club's Can Am Challenge has boating, music & more
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 09:10 am
The Youngstown Yacht Club invites you to check out 2022 Can Am Challenge weekend, taking place July 23-24 on the Lake Ontario waters and throughout the village.
Porter to host veterans outreach session
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 09:05 am
Attention veterans: The Town of Porter and Veterans Affairs Outreach will host an informational outreach session from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, July 28, at Porter Town Hall, 3265 Creek Road. Open to veterans from throughout Niagara and Erie counties, this event is being presented in partnership with the New York State Division of Veterans Services and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
'Classics at Carousel' Saturday in NT
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 08:55 am
Lovers of those classic vehicles listen up: There's a cool happening this weekend in North Tonawanda.
Artpark welcomes Gil Rose, BPO for special performance
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 07:00 am
Artpark & Company presents "Opera in Concert at Artpark: Up Close and Personal" in the Mainstage Theater at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 30. The performance will feature the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Gil Rose along with vocalists Danielle Talamantes (soprano), Janna Baty (mezzo soprano), Dominick Chenes (tenor) and Michael Chioldi (baritone).
May you live 100 years!
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 07:00 am
A love of the ivories is Bertha Shipton's fountain of youth − from using a hand pump to play the piano at the age of 7 and playing in marching band and school functions, to teaching hundreds of children and still playing every day as a resident at Wheatfield Commons, a DePaul Senior Living Community in North Tonawanda. Bertha recently celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by friends and family!
Kingdom Bound returns after 2-year pandemic pause
Thu, Jul 21st 2022 08:45 pm
Two consecutive summers where large gatherings were frowned upon, if not prohibited, made it impossible for Kingdom Bound Ministries to hold its annual four-day festival at Darien Lake. But with all COVID-19 restrictions lifted, and concert and event attendance rising - particularly outdoors - Kingdom Bound is a full-go, this weekend, for the first time since 2019.
Billie Eilish releases 'Guitar Songs': 'TV' & 'The 30th'
Thu, Jul 21st 2022 08:40 pm
Billie Eilish has officially released "Guitar Songs" across DSPs today. Two songs, the previously heard and popular "TV," and a brand-new track titled "The 30th."
The Kennedy Center announces 45th class of honorees: George Clooney, Amy Grant, Gladys Knight, Tania León & U2
Thu, Jul 21st 2022 08:35 pm
Recipients to be honored at the annual national celebration of the arts in Washington, D.C., include acclaimed actor and filmmaker George Clooney; contemporary Christian and pop singer-songwriter Amy Grant; the legendary singer of soul, gospel, R&B and pop Gladys Knight; Cuban-born American composer, conductor and educator Tania León; and iconic Irish rock band U2, comprised of band members Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr.
Golf tourney benefits Cardinal O'Hara
Thu, Jul 21st 2022 08:35 pm
Rizzo's 25th Annual Golf Tournament on Aug. 2 will benefit Cardinal O'Hara High School and Brighton Place. The event at Rothland Golf Course in Akron is open to all alumni and friends of Cardinal O'Hara and Brighton Place.
NT City Market hosts 'Dance Party'
Thu, Jul 21st 2022 08:35 pm
The Office of City of North Tonawanda Mayor Austin Tylec is supporting the nonprofit Project Pride, and announcing a "Dance Party" at the NT City Market, 310 Robinson St. This event is set for 6:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, July 30.
Upcoming with the TNT Chamber
Thu, Jul 21st 2022 08:30 pm
•The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas, along with Niagara River Cruises, is hosting a comedy boat ride for all members. This event is sponsored by the Tonawandas GLOW (Growing Leadership Opportunities for Women), a private networking group for members.
NCDOH offers COVID-19 vaccine for children at upcoming clinics
Wed, Jul 20th 2022 08:30 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health will offer free COVID-19 vaccine for everyone 6 months of age and older at upcoming clinics. Children ages 6 months to 4 years old may receive the Pfizer vaccine, while children ages 6 months to 5 years old can receive the Moderna vaccine.
ESD details $40 million initiative for Niagara Falls projects
Wed, Jul 20th 2022 08:25 pm
Empire State Development (ESD), its USA Niagara Development Corp. (USAN) subsidiary, and the City of Niagara Falls held a virtual information session Wednesday and announced program components and next steps for the Niagara Falls Strategic Economic Development Initiative. The $40 million plan is intended to spur targeted investment throughout city business districts along Niagara Street, Main Street, Portage Road and Pine Avenue.
Cornell Cooperative Extension Niagara County joins 'Thank A Vet' program, will offer free fair admission to vets Sunday, Aug. 7
Wed, Jul 20th 2022 05:55 pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension Niagara County announced its recent enrollment in the Niagara County "Thank A Vet" program. CCE Niagara will offer free admission to the Niagara County Fair on Sunday, Aug. 7, to any current member of the military, or veteran, as part of the "Thank A Vet" program. First responders will also be admitted to the fair for free that day.
Hochul recommends Driscoll to serve as president & CEO OF New York Power Authority
Wed, Jul 20th 2022 05:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul has recommended Justin E. Driscoll to serve as president and CEO of the New York Power Authority. Upon appointment by the NYPA board of trustees and subject to confirmation by the Senate, Driscoll will continue to lead the nation's largest state-owned electric utility.
Devil's Hole State Park gateway project opens
Wed, Jul 20th 2022 05:50 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, in partnership with the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, announced work has been completed at the Devil's Hole State Park gateway.
Portal open for $30 million in additional federal funding to expand existing child care programs in child care deserts
Wed, Jul 20th 2022 05:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the portal is now open to apply for $30 million in additional federal grant funding to expand existing child care programs in areas of the state without sufficient child care slots, known as child care deserts. The funds, which are part of the $100 million child care desert initiative approved in the fiscal year 2022 enacted budget, are being made available through the American Rescue Plan Act and will be administered by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.
H.E.R. to star as Belle in ABC's upcoming 'Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration' special
Wed, Jul 20th 2022 05:45 pm
Five-time Grammy and Academy Award-winning singer-songwriter H.E.R. can now add Disney princess to her robust resume, as she transforms into Belle for ABC's upcoming animated and live-action blended special, "Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration."

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