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Youth fellowship offers mentorship, literary experience to aspiring young writers
Fri, May 6th 2022 02:05 pm
Applications are now open for Just Buffalo Literary Center's 2022 Just Buffalo Writing Center Youth Fellowship, a six-week summer fellowship opportunity for a Western New York-based young writer to develop their craft and explore professional avenues within the literary arts.
State lawmakers highlight historic investment in Western New York schools
Fri, May 6th 2022 01:35 pm
On Friday, New York State Sen. Sean Ryan, Assembly member Jon Rivera and Assembly member Bill Conrad gathered at Hamburg High School to highlight the $31 billion investment in New York's schools included in the recently passed state budget for fiscal year 2022-23. The budget provides a $169.2 million (6.8%) increase in funding for school districts in Western New York as part of a $2.1 billion increase in total funding for New York's schools.
NY Responsible Play Partnership, Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel team up to promote responsible gaming
Fri, May 6th 2022 01:35 pm
The New York State Gaming Commission, New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports and New York Council on Problem Gambling - which together comprise New York's Responsible Play Partnership (RPP) - came together Thursday with executive management at Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel to discuss steps being taken to address problem gambling.
Diesel prices hit record high
Fri, May 6th 2022 01:30 pm
Diesel fuel prices at the local, state and national levels have reached a new high today. Today's national average price for a gallon of diesel is $5.51, up $2.41 from one year ago when the price was $3.10. In New York, the average price for diesel is $6.32, up $3.14 from one year ago when the price was $3.18.
Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center marks 4th anniversary
Fri, May 6th 2022 01:20 pm
The fourth anniversary of the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center was celebrated Wednesday with a happy hour event.
Letter Carriers food collection to benefit Grand Island Neighbors Foundation
Fri, May 6th 2022 11:50 am
The National Association of Letter Carriers will conduct its 30th annual national food drive on Saturday, May 14.
Former NFP intern Courtney Corbetta finds her voice
Fri, May 6th 2022 11:40 am
If there is one lesson Lewiston native Courtney Corbetta has learned in her professional career, it's to amplify your voice for yourself and your community.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for May 6, 2022
Fri, May 6th 2022 11:30 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for May 6, 2022
PHOTOS: High school seniors honor teachers and coaches in Celebration of Inspiration
Fri, May 6th 2022 11:00 am
In 2013, Emily Reynolds, then a fifth grader at Huth Road Elementary School, was named Relay For Life's honorary caregiver for the love and attention that she showed her 8-year-old sister, Caralyn, who was going through cancer treatments.
Village of Lewiston seeks input on digital sign proposal
Fri, May 6th 2022 11:00 am
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston will hold a public information session at 6 p.m. Monday, May 16, to discuss the viability of adding a digital information sign at the corner of Center Street and Portage Road. This Academy Park marker would replace the recently retired black and white letterboard sign.
Special thanks to everyone who participated in Village of Lewiston Earth Day Cleanup
Fri, May 6th 2022 11:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Earth Day Cleanup was a huge success. Community participation was incredible, with 100-plus volunteers.
Village of Lewiston election: Board candidate Bevacqua has creative input & ideas to support small businesses
Fri, May 6th 2022 10:35 am
My name is Savana (Crapsi) Bevacqua, and I am running for Village of Lewiston trustee.
HART brunch set for May 21
Fri, May 6th 2022 10:30 am
The Home Assistance Referral Team's "Circle of HART's Brunch" is scheduled to take place from 8:30-11 a.m. Saturday, May 21, in the parking lot adjacent to its office behind First Presbyterian Church, 505 Cayuga St., Lewiston.
Counting Down to Lewiston's bicentennial: History of creativity at Center Street hangout
Fri, May 6th 2022 10:30 am
These articles have given the authors a renewed focus on early life in the Town and Village of Lewiston and, today, we learn of our first non-military medical resources in the entire area. Lewiston is very unique in the scope and importance of its personal history. We hope you are all enjoying the information and appreciating how special this area in which you live is.
Flip Burger opens new location next to Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard in Lewiston
Fri, May 6th 2022 10:30 am
Ryan, Erin and Daniel Vecchies opened their first Flip Burger eatery in June 2015 in an ideal location - right across the street from Prospect Park, heading into Niagara Falls State Park. They just opened a new Flip Burger - and once again found a choice spot: right next to Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard on Portage Road.
Village of Youngstown election: Stortecky seeks to give back to community
Fri, May 6th 2022 10:15 am
For those of you who do not know me, my name is Rick Stortecky. I moved to the area 10 years ago when I fell in love with Colleen (Brennen) Stortecky, a lifetime Youngstown resident. Not only did I fall in love with Colleen, I immediately fell in love with the Village of Youngstown.
Village of Youngstown election: Stella working to actively promote, protect & improve quality of life, opportunities for residents
Fri, May 6th 2022 10:15 am
I'm Catherine Stella and I am running to be your next Youngstown trustee. I've been a resident of the Village of Youngstown for 25 years. I've raised my family here. My children attended Lewiston-Porter schools.
Village of Youngstown election: Robert Reisman - Time for change
Fri, May 6th 2022 10:15 am
I would like to introduce myself. I am Rob Reisman, a 23-year resident of Youngstown and running for mayor. Now that my boys are young men, I have the time to serve the community that has been such a big part of my life.
Village of Youngstown elections approach: Offices for mayor and two village trustees to be filled
Fri, May 6th 2022 10:10 am
You've seen the campaign signs already on streets throughout the Village of Youngstown - the elections are coming.
Niagara County Democrats to honor North Tonawanda Mayor Tylec
Fri, May 6th 2022 10:05 am
The Niagara County Democratic Party announced will honor Austin J. Tylec, mayor of the City of North Tonawanda, as its 2022 Democrat of the Year. The program will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at the Gratwick Hose fire hall in North Tonawanda.
'Music Mania Mondays' returns June 27
Fri, May 6th 2022 10:05 am
The Town of Niagara announced that its popular "Music Mania Monday" concert series begins its eighth season Monday, June 27, at the Veterans Memorial Community Park on Lockport Road.
Lewiston VFW provides update on Memorial Day ceremony
Fri, May 6th 2022 09:55 am
This year, the Memorial Day Remembrance Committee has decided to forgo the parade and luncheon because of the Lewiston bicentennial parade and celebration.
NT History Museum honoring veterans
Fri, May 6th 2022 09:50 am
North Tonawanda's History Museum announces upcoming events honoring veterans who served in Vietnam (7 p.m., May 10) and World War II (7 p.m. May 24). Activities will take place at 712 Oliver St., North Tonawanda.
Celebrate Mother's Day with Anne Wilson's 'Mamas,' featuring Lady A's Hillary Scott
Fri, May 6th 2022 09:45 am
Just in time for Mother's Day, Anne Wilson is sharing a poignant tribute to mamas - with the help of her mother, and Hillary Scott and her three daughters.
'Live with Kelly and Ryan' announces brand-new edition of 'Live's Virtual Road Trip'
Fri, May 6th 2022 09:40 am
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" leaps into spring as it brings viewers on a trip to beautiful cities across the country via virtual remote visits, highlighting the local culture and popular destinations in each locale.
Guy Fieri hits the road with his family & friends for epic RV adventure on 'Guy's All-American Road Trip'
Fri, May 6th 2022 09:40 am
On Friday, June 3 (9 p.m. ET/PT), Guy Fieri, his wife Lori, and his sons Hunter and Ryder, loads up the RV to hit the road - along with a caravan of campers full of family and friends - for a road trip they will never forget on "Guy's All-American Road Trip."
Celebrate Pride Month by attending 'Spring Into Pride'
Fri, May 6th 2022 09:30 am
The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens and Niagara Pride invite readers to attend "Spring Into Pride," a brand-new event to welcome Pride Month and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community.
LIUNA Laborers Local 210 brings flowers, community brings love to celebrate Mother's Day
Fri, May 6th 2022 09:30 am
Mother's Day is a special opportunity to celebrate the women in our lives who love, support and guide us. LIUNA Laborers Local 210 has partnered with Erie County Legislature Chairwoman April Baskin to ensure residents have the opportunity to show their appreciation for someone they love this Mother's Day, and for those special women to feel the love.
ASI's 3rd annual 'Creative Professionals Exchange Conference' is 'a refreshing change of pace'
Fri, May 6th 2022 09:25 am
Originally scheduled for January, Arts Services Inc. is moving forward with the third annual "Creative Professionals Exchange" mini conference for artists and arts administrators. The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 3-4 at the Herb & Jane Darling Environmental Education Center at Tifft Nature Preserve in Buffalo.
FeedMore WNY receives $50,000 from Morgan Stanley Foundation to help food pantries offer more elements of choice
Fri, May 6th 2022 09:25 am
FeedMore WNY received a $50,000 grant from the Morgan Stanley Foundation to provide Western New York families in need the ability to choose from available foods or food boxes at partner food pantries. The funds provided an opportunity for 12 area food pantries in Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie and Niagara counties to reintroduce elements of choice at distributions, while still maintaining safety protocols due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Poet Mathias Svalina delivers Dream Delivery Service to Buffalo
Thu, May 5th 2022 07:00 am
Poet Mathias Svalina returns to Buffalo in mid-May for a month of writing and hand-delivering dreams via bike through his Dream Delivery Service. The visit will begin with a poetry reading at Just Buffalo Literary Center featuring Svalina and Sony Ton-Aime, poet and director of literary arts at the Chautauqua Institution, on May 14 at 7 p.m.
Two words: Darth Vader. Disney+ releases brand-new trailer & key art for 'Obi-Wan Kenobi'
Wed, May 4th 2022 09:10 pm
Today, to kick off "Star Wars Day," Disney+ released a brand-new trailer and key art for "Obi-Wan Kenobi," offering a riveting look at the highly anticipated limited series.
Disney+ showcases new series from Lucasfilm in celebration of 'Star Wars Day'
Wed, May 4th 2022 09:05 pm
"Star Wars Day" is officially here, and Disney+ is joining in the celebration by showcasing two new exclusive series from Lucasfilm.
Pontoon lifted out of Niagara Falls
Wed, May 4th 2022 08:40 pm
On Wednesday, New York's Army National Guard used a CH-47F Chinook heavy lift helicopter to remove a pontoon from a portion of the New York Power Authority's "ice boom" at Niagara Falls. The New York State Park Police teamed with U.S. Army aviators from the New York Army National Guard's Detachment 1, Company "B" 3rd Battalion on the operation, which began Tuesday morning with scoping.
Niagara University receives $10 million gift from Jeff & Mary Helen Holzschuh
Wed, May 4th 2022 06:15 pm
Niagara University announced that Jeff and Mary Helen Holzschuh have pledged a gift of $10 million to the university. In recognition of the gift, the university will rename the college of business to the Holzschuh College of Business Administration. With this generous gift, Jeff and Mary Helen become the largest benefactors in the history of the university.
Duran Duran to be inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Wed, May 4th 2022 06:10 pm
On Wednesday, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced Duran Duran will be inducted this fall, joining a long list of groundbreaking global icons before them. The 37th Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is to take place Nov. 5 at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Nas returns to Buffalo, playing 'Seneca Casinos Outer Harbor Concert Series' July 23
Wed, May 4th 2022 06:05 pm
The Rich Entertainment Group and Buffalo Waterfront Management Group, along with Ron Brantley of Stage One Live, announce rap and hip-hop legend Nas returns to Buffalo to play the "Seneca Casinos Outer Harbor Concert Series" at the Lakeside Event Lawn presented by the Upstate Honda Dealers. Nas headlines the show Saturday, July 23. Gates open at 6:30 p.m.
Madonna announces new career-spanning compilations to celebrate 50 No. 1 club hits across four decades
Wed, May 4th 2022 05:30 pm
Madonna made history once again when she topped the dance club songs chart for the 50th time, making her the first and only recording artist to have 50 No. 1 hits on any single Billboard chart.
Higgins: $1.5 million for The Service Collaborative of WNY's YouthBuild Buffalo
Wed, May 4th 2022 05:20 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced a federal grant totaling $1,500,000 awarded to The Service Collaborative of Western New York. Funded by the U.S. Department of Labor and administered through the Office of Workforce Investment's Division of Youth Services YouthBuild Program, the grant supports the development of career pathways for low-income or at-risk young adults in Western New York.
Hochul signs legislation preventing colleges from withholding transcripts because of unpaid debts
Wed, May 4th 2022 05:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul has signed legislation S.5924-C/A.6938-B that prohibits colleges from withholding a student's transcript because of unpaid debts or charging individuals who owe debts a higher fee to obtain their transcript. This legislation ensures students can access their transcript when necessary, so that they may continue their education or find a job.
 

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