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UB plans for a much more normal fall semester, with in-person instruction and vibrant campus
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 12:45 pm
Life at the University at Buffalo will be much closer to normal come fall with the announcement students who have been vaccinated for COVID-19 will no longer need to wear masks or stay physically distanced while in the classroom.
Xylograph Films to screen 'Blue Diamond'
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 12:20 pm
Xylograph Films, a film and video production company based in Western New York, announced the world premiere of its most recent project, "Blue Diamond." The event be held at the North Park Theater, 1428 Hertel Ave., Buffalo, at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 17.
Elias Dummer offers timely 'Expectation'
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 12:20 pm
"Expectation," the anticipated new single from Elias Dummer - Juno and GMA Canada Covenant Award-winning singer/songwriter and co-founder of The City Harmonic - is available. Penned by Dummer and Ben Cantelon (Kari Jobe, The Belonging Co) and co-produced by Brent Milligan (Colony House, David Crowder Band), "Expectation" is the first release from Dummer's upcoming full-length project, "The Work Vol. II."
Summer is heating up with new flame-filled tournament 'Chopped: Playing with Fire'
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 12:20 pm
If you can't stand the heat, get out of the "Chopped" kitchen.
Luke Bryan launches 'Proud To Be Right Here Tour'
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 12:20 pm
Nearly 15 months after its planned launch in May 2020, ACM Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan began his "Proud To Be Right Here Tour" on Thursday in Syracuse with special guests Dylan Scott, Caylee Hammack (through Aug. 14) and DJ Rock. Runaway June will join the tour on dates after Aug. 19. The tour is slated to run through Oct. 16 with a detour in September for the return of Bryan's "Farm Tour."
Supreme court debate of landmark freedom of speech case could bring big changes to libel laws, press protections, says UB media law expert
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 11:55 am
The New York Times v. Sullivan landmark First Amendment precedent could face a turning point following the calls of two U.S. Supreme Court justices to reconsider one of the "most important and consequential" First Amendment decisions in U.S. history, says University at Buffalo libel and freedom of speech expert Samantha Barbas.
Vandalism at Erie County's Emery Park causes event cancellations, leaves $31,000 in damages
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 11:55 am
The Erie County Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry on Wednesday reported an incident of vandalism that took place at Emery Park early in the week of June 28 and resulted in "considerable damage" to the park's ski lodge and fieldhouse, each of which was broken into after outside security doors were kicked in and forced open. In addition to the doors of each building being damaged beyond repair, vandals gathered up all the fire extinguishers from the two buildings and discharged them in the ski lodge, causing further damage.
Ryan, McMahon present Daniel Barry with resolution celebrating career with Legal Aid Bureau
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 11:55 am
On Wednesday, New York State Sen. Sean Ryan and Assembly member Karen McMahon presented Daniel E. Barry Jr. with a resolution passed unanimously by the New York State Legislature, honoring him on the occasion of his retirement from the Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo Inc. after a career of 58 years.
New Gallo Coal Fire Kitchen set to open this month
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 11:05 am
Gallo Coal Fire Kitchen is expected to open to the public later this month.
New Olcott harbor breakwall project underway
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 11:00 am
Progress on repairing the flood-ravaged shoreline in Niagara County took a big step forward in past days with the startup of a massive, nearly 400-foot, $14 million breakwall project in the hamlet of Olcott Beach.
Town of Niagara: Master plan taking shape in Veterans Memorial Community Park
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 11:00 am
On Monday, officials from the Town of Niagara held a groundbreaking ceremony in Veterans Memorial Community Park where construction for phase three and phase four of the park's master plan is set to begin this week.
Wheatfield memorial tank shines with new paint job
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 11:00 am
Last week, the M-60A3 army tank located at the Wheatfield Veterans Memorial received a fresh coat of paint. While it's still green, of course, the tank now more closely matches the paint of the UH1-D Huey helicopter also featured in the memorial.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for July 9, 2021
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 10:10 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for July 9, 2021
Village of Lewiston to use federal money to repair infrastructure
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 10:00 am
More than a quarter of a million dollars in American Rescue Plan Act funding has been earmarked for the Village of Lewiston. On Tuesday, trustees voted to use the money to make repairs to North Ninth Street.
Kiwanis Club of Lewiston announces scholarship recipients
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 09:40 am
Congratulations to the Kiwanis Club of Lewiston scholarship winners Charles Dieteman, Jessi Avila-Shah and Amaris Huang. The Lewiston Kiwanis Club awarded Dieteman with a scholarship of $1,000. In addition, scholarships of $500 were awarded to Avila-Shah and Huang. The William and Joanne Roth Memorial Scholarship, in the amount of $1,000, was awarded to Isabella Guerrucci. All four recipients were chosen for their high academic achievement, leadership skills, and community service involvement.
Explosive devices found in NT apartment on July 4
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 09:35 am
It was a scary scene in North Tonawanda over the holiday weekend when a street was shutdown after police found explosive devices in an apartment on Tremont Street.
Rotary Club active in challenging year
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 09:35 am
On June 30, Tom Gerbasi's first act as Rotary Club assistant district governor was to install Leslie Scibilia as club president of the Bi-National Rotary Club of Lewiston & Niagara-on-the-Lake. Scibilia said she hopes to continue Rotary's humanitarian projects in the communities it serves on both sides of the Niagara River, as well as in the wider world.
Artpark welcomes JP Jofre Hard Tango Chamber Band and Alarm Will Sound
Thu, Jul 8th 2021 10:10 pm
Artpark & Company announces a performance by JP Jofre Hard Tango Chamber Band and Alarm Will Sound as part of the 2021 "New Music in the Park" series at 7 p.m. Aug. 7 inside the Artpark Amphitheater. The performance is sponsored by HSBC Bank.
New Food Network competition challenges ice cream makers to create new & outrageous flavors in 'Ben & Jerry's: Clash of the Cones'
Thu, Jul 8th 2021 10:10 pm
Six ice cream masters from across the country have been hand-picked for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: to create an original Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavor of their own. "Ben & Jerry's: Clash of the Cones," a new primetime competition, premieres with a special 90-minute episode on Monday, Aug. 16 (9 p.m. ET/PT), on Food Network and discovery+.
Presenters & attendees announced for 2021 ESPYS hosted by Anthony Mackie
Thu, Jul 8th 2021 10:05 pm
This Saturday, some of the world's best athletes and biggest stars will join host Anthony Mackie for The 2021 ESPYS presented by Capital One. The star-studded evening celebrates the best moments from the year in sports and will air live on ABC, Saturday, July 10 (8 p.m. EDT), from The Rooftop at Pier 17 at the Seaport in New York City.
City of Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls City School District & Niagara Falls Coach Lines enter into partnership with BusPatrol
Thu, Jul 8th 2021 10:05 pm
Mayor Robert Restaino announced a partnership with BusPatrol involving the City of Niagara Falls, the Niagara Falls City School District and Niagara Falls Coach Lines. Thursday at City Hall, the contracts were signed between these four groups, creating this partnership.
Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas holds golf tournament
Thu, Jul 8th 2021 10:05 pm
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas held its annual Golf Classic on June 14 at member location Pendleton Creek Golf Club. Phyllis Gentner was the chairperson.
Food drive to benefit FeedMore WNY
Thu, Jul 8th 2021 10:00 pm
The Erie County Agricultural Society announced an initiative to help combat childhood hunger in the area. In a partnership with Tops Friendly Markets and Student Transportation of America, a "Meals On The Bus" food drive is planned for three area Tops Markets locations from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 24. Proceeds will benefit FeedMore WNY.
Completion of $7 million mixed-use development in Buffalo
Thu, Jul 8th 2021 09:55 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday announced completion of a $7 million project to redevelop a brownfield into affordable housing and retail space in a revitalizing part of north Buffalo. Supported by the Better Buffalo Fund and located in the heart of the Hertel Avenue Business District, the five-story mixed-use building includes ground-floor retail space, residential apartments on the upper floors, and underground parking.
Erie County Department of Health Narcan training schedule
Thu, Jul 8th 2021 09:55 pm
The Erie County Department of Health and the Erie County Opiate Epidemic Task Force announced the next three months of trainings to recognize the signs of an opioid overdose and use Narcan (naloxone) to reverse an opioid overdose.
Meeting on West River landscape plan set
Thu, Jul 8th 2021 01:35 pm
The Niagara Region of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has announced a second public information meeting to review the landscape plan along the West River Greenway Trail on Grand Island. The meeting will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 20, at the Golden Age Center, 3278 Whitehaven Road. A presentation about the landscape plan will begin promptly and be followed by discussion.
Taste of Buffalo announces street closures beginning Friday
Thu, Jul 8th 2021 01:05 pm
The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops, which takes place this Saturday, July 10, and Sunday, July 11, will necessitate several street closures beginning at noon Friday to allow for event setup. Streets will reopen late Sunday, once the festival's footprint has been removed.
Batavia Downs welcomes Slaughter to 'Rockin' The Downs' summer concert series
Thu, Jul 8th 2021 08:35 am
Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel on Wednesday announced that, due to circumstances beyond its control, the concert on Friday, July 23, will no longer feature Skid Row. Batavia Downs said it hopes to welcome Skid Row to the summer concert series in the future.
All the feels: Tuesday concerts return to Artpark
Wed, Jul 7th 2021 07:50 pm
After 22 months apart, Artpark and a few thousand of its closest friends reunited this week for the first "Tuesdays in the Park" of 2021 - the first Tuesday concert since 2019 - heck, the first Tuesday gig since the pandemic shut the world down, shuttered concert venues and grounded tours. There were hugs, warm greetings and cold beverages, at the "reunion show" in Lewiston.
Helping hands
Wed, Jul 7th 2021 07:05 pm
Local good Samaritan Steve Denn helps Ohio tourists get back to Niagara Falls. Denn, watering the new grass along his Lower River Road property, was approached by the tourists who were in need of water for their 1909 Stanley Steamer Model R. The vintage vehicle holds 20 gallons and gets one mile per gallon. Denn was told that his water hose was "like gold."
Cuomo signs legislation permitting use of municipal space for outdoor dining
Wed, Jul 7th 2021 07:05 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday signed legislation (S.6353-A/A.7733) that will allow restaurants to utilize municipal spaces like sidewalks and streets for outdoor dining. First granted under an executive order, this law allows restaurants to continue using these public spaces for another year as they recover from the economic devastation brought by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Summit launches virtual branch
Wed, Jul 7th 2021 07:00 pm
The Summit Federal Credit Union opened a new branch this morning. It's location? Everywhere.
Learn about Lockport
Wed, Jul 7th 2021 07:00 pm
From 7-8:40 p.m. Monday, July 19, The History Center in partnership with The Historic Place Theater, will present a program dedicated to the renowned leaders of Lockport, featuring the lively rendition of Raphael Beck and William Rand Kenan performed by the History Center's very own "Step Back in Time" players! "An Artist and an Industrialist" will be held at The Historic Palace Theater, 2 East Ave.
'Big R': Matt Sheppard wins Summer Nationals at Ransomville
Wed, Jul 7th 2021 07:00 pm
"Super" Matt Sheppard from Waterloo won the 36th running of the Summer Nationals for the Big-Block Modified Super DIRTcar Series at Ransomville Speedway on Tuesday night. For the fourth time at the "Big R" in 2021, Newfane's Scott Kerwin was victorious, this time in the inaugural Mike Bonesky Memorial for the Investor's Service Sportsman in round one of the Western Region for the Sportsman Super DIRTcar Series.
Memorial names Andrea Gray director of marketing, special events & PR
Wed, Jul 7th 2021 06:55 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has named Andrea Gray its director of marketing, special events and public relations for the Medical Center Foundation.
Mount St. Mary's marks EMS Week
Wed, Jul 7th 2021 06:55 pm
Every year, Mount St. Mary's celebrates Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week with a dinner celebration and awards presentation. Though the hospital was unable to hold this special event in 2021, community partners were still honored with well-deserved awards for their hard work and dedication.
Cuomo declares first-in-nation gun violence disaster emergency as part of 'comprehensive strategy to build a safer New York'
Wed, Jul 7th 2021 03:10 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday declared the first-in-the-nation gun violence disaster emergency as part of what his team called a "new, comprehensive strategy to build a safer New York."
Niagara Falls: Man found deceased on South Avenue
Wed, Jul 7th 2021 03:10 pm
Shortly before 5 a.m. Tuesday morning, Niagara Falls Police Department responded to 1028 South Ave., for a report of an unresponsive man found in the hallway. Upon arrival, an officer located a deceased, 42-year-old Niagara Falls resident who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds.
Higgins, Huizenga & Castor lead push to lift pandemic-related travel restrictions
Wed, Jul 7th 2021 03:05 pm
Congress members Brian Higgins, Bill Huizenga (MI-2) and Kathy Castor (FL-14) are leading a bipartisan push encouraging the Biden administration to take steps to safely reopen international travel to the U.S.
Higgins announces availability of arts grants funded through American Rescue Plan
Tue, Jul 6th 2021 02:10 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the availability of more than $135 million in funding and competitive grants for arts organizations allocated through the American Rescue Plan.
 

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