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Wheatfield girls soccer endures first loss
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 12:20 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield girls soccer team came into Tuesday as the No. 4 large school in Western New York - and undefeated, at 6-0 overall and 4-0 in league. Staring it down was the also-undefeated Grand Island Vikings, sitting at No. 2.
VIDEO: Mount St. Mary's Hospital receives $825,000 grant to expand Clearview
Tue, Sep 12th 2017 05:30 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital held a press conference Tuesday afternoon to announce it is the recipient of an $825,200 grant from the New York State Health Care Facility Transformation Program. Funding will support the expansion of the hospital's Clearview treatment services, a confidential, inpatient rehabilitation program dedicated to the holistic care of people whose lives have been affected by drugs and/or alcohol.
Can You Help? Elizabeth Restey benefit
Tue, Sep 12th 2017 07:00 am
A fundraiser for Elizabeth Restey and family will take place from 2-7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, at the South Lockport Fire Col, 5666 S. Transit Road, Lockport.
Town of Lewiston takes no action on Rubino brothers PUD concept plan
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 11:10 pm
Town of Lewiston Supervisor Steve Broderick wasted no time Monday in telling a standing-room-only crowd inside Town Hall the Town Council would not vote on John and Joe Rubino's planned unit/urban development concept for Upper Mountain Road. Instead, "I want to listen to what everybody has to say ... and take it in," he said prior to the work session.
Great Lakes Real Estate donates to Lewiston Peace Garden
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
Great Lakes Real Estate recently donated a bench to the International Peace Garden located between Center Street and Ridge Road. GLRE contributed the piece of furniture upon learning there was a need during the Memorial Day parade preparations.
State Parks Standing Committee to meet for project approval
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Niagara River Greenway Fund Standing Committee will hold a meeting at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 22, to vote on funding for projects being proposed to the Standing Committee by State Parks. The meeting will be held at DeVeaux Woods State Park and is open to the public.
Armed Forces Weekend, dinosaurs in corn maze & ventriloquists highlight opening weekend of 22nd annual Fall Festival at Great Pumpkin Farm
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
The Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence will kick off its 22nd annual Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to dusk Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 16-17, with a special Armed Forces weekend, in collaboration with WNY Heroes Inc. The regular admission fee will be waived for military, police or fire department personnel who present proper identification to WNY Heroes representatives at the gate. Such attendees will also be permitted to bring one guest for free.
Lewiston Council on the Arts thanks Elderwood at Wheatfield
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts' Tim Henderson recently presented Kristine Bailey of Elderwood at Wheatfield with an appreciation plaque for the sponsorship of Lewiston's popular "Blue Mondays" and "Blue Grass Mondays" concert series.
Mason's Mission playground to open in Pendleton
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
Mason's Mission, a nonprofit organization formed to assist families with special needs, announced the grand-opening of its first special needs playground at 6570 Campbell Blvd., Pendleton. The event will take place at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16. New York State Sen. Robert Ortt will be on hand to help dedicate the site. The public is invited to attend.
HAL program focuses on mapping
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
The Historical Association of Lewiston's September program is titled "Mapping the Frontier - A Study of 18th Century Surveying and Mapping Techniques." The event will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah Fellowship Hall, 915 Oneida St.
Hurricanes Harvey & Irma impact gas prices
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
Today's national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $2.67 per gallon, up 30 cents over the past two weeks and up 4 cents in the past week. One year ago, the price was $2.18. The New York state average is $2.83, up 35 cents in two weeks, and up 5 cents from last week. A year ago, the state average was $2.32.
Schneiderman reminds New Yorkers of charitable giving tips in response to Hurricane Irma
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued an alert reminding New Yorkers to consider consulting the office's charitable giving tips before making a donation to support organizations assisting the victims of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey.
Buffalo Zoo holds animal art show
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
The Buffalo Zoo, 300 Parkside Ave., will hold its biannual animal fundraiser, "Art Gone Wild," from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14. "Art Gone Wild" features an art show, auction and sale of works that were produced by the zoo's animal residents. Pieces include animal paintings, paw print casts and ornaments.
Jamie Hagerty named Peach Queen, capping 60th annual Niagara County Peach Festival
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 07:15 am
The 60th annual Niagara County Peach Festival took place this past weekend at Academy Park. Sponsored by the Lewiston Kiwanis Club, the four-day event is a major fundraiser used to raise monies for local educational and community endeavors.
Niagara County: Col. Mark S. Larson takes command of 914th Air Refueling Wing
Sun, Sep 10th 2017 10:25 pm
Col. Mark S. Larson took command of the 914th Air Refueling Wing from Col. Brian S. Bowman on Sunday during a change of command ceremony at the Niagara Falls air reserve station.
Peach Festival marks 60 years
Sun, Sep 10th 2017 12:30 pm
The 60th annual Niagara County Peach Festival is taking place this weekend at Academy Park. Sponsored by the Lewiston Kiwanis Club, the four-day event is a major fundraiser used to raise monies for local educational and community endeavors.
Clause awarded Lewiston Lion Scholarship
Sun, Sep 10th 2017 12:00 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions Club has announced A'ngelee Clause was awarded a $500 scholarship.
Wheatfield football fights back, but falls late
Sun, Sep 10th 2017 11:50 am
In the preseason, Niagara-Wheatfield coach Russ Nixon said his team would fight until the final horn. Friday night against Orchard Park, they proved that, although in a losing effort.
Larson taking command of 914th Air Refueling Wing
Sun, Sep 10th 2017 09:15 am
Col. Mark S. Larson, former commander of the 931st Air Refueling Wing, will take command of the 914th Air Refueling Wing from Col. Brian S. Bowman, who is set to retire. A change of command ceremony will take place at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station today, before the wing in formation.
Welcome to Lewiston, Lash & Brow Boutique
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 11:00 am
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was recently held for The Lash & Brow Boutique, located at 440 Ridge St. (sharing space where Janice's Salon is located). Gina Streck, a licensed cosmetologist and master microblading technician, owns the business. The event was a celebration to mark one year in business.
Roaming Table tastefully pairs Lewiston's history, food
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 10:00 am
The Roaming Table, Lewiston's food tasting and historical walking tour, is a veritable smorgasbord of culinary delights, complete with a recounting of olden days and anecdotal tales from the village's storied past. Guests relish the unique opportunity to learn about the heroes and villains of yesteryear, the inspiration for two monuments, and the incredible efforts to free slaves.
Grand Island: Town Board issues proclamation for Buddy Poppy Drive
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 07:00 am
The Grand Island Town Board proclaimed Sept. 8 and 9 as American Legion Patriot Poppy Days on Grand Island in advance of the American Legion Grand Island Post No. 1346 Patriot Day Poppy Drive that weekend.
Rotary Club of Grand Island: Two named Paul Harris Fellows
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 07:00 am
The Grand Island Rotary Club welcomed District 7090 Gov. Reg Madison to its dinner meeting on Aug. 16 at the Buffalo Launch Club. Skip Mazenauer and Jerry Barlow, two longtime Rotarians, were recognized as Paul Harris Fellows, named after the founder of Rotary. Madison presented them with a lapel pin and medallion.
Grand Island Town Board considers tax cap override
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 07:00 am
After receiving a presentation by the town's accountant and input from citizens at a public hearing Tuesday, the Grand Island Town Board will consider passing a local law to override the state's tax cap.
Tax bills in the mail
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 07:00 am
Youngstown: Everybody loves a parade!
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 07:00 am
Great weather greeted the crowds who came out for the annual Labor Day Parade in Youngstown on Monday, Sept. 4, where more than 50 units were featured on the village's Main Street route.
GNBC hosts 'Nutcracker' auditions
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 07:00 am
"The Nutcracker," the Greater Niagara Ballet Company's annual family-friendly holiday show, returns the weekend of Dec. 8-9 to the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center. The Beverley Feder-directed show features local dancers, guest artists and character performers.
Dust Bowl Ramblers present songs of Great Depression at CAC
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 07:00 am
The Carnegie Art Center will host a musical performance by the Dust Bowl Ramblers from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. The Dust Bowl Ramblers will present music from the Dust Bowl and Great Depression accompanied by a presentation of archival photographs projected onto a screen.
World travelers to get 'Mighty' along Niagara River
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 07:00 am
The Mighty Niagara Half Marathon, presented by Cornerstone Community Federal Credit Union, attracts runners from around the world. Participants have traveled from England, Ireland, Mexico, Germany, Austria, Egypt and Ethiopia to "run with the river" in this one-of-a-kind and highly anticipated race. Held annually in conjunction with the Hospice Dash 5K, the event will take place this year on Saturday, Sept. 16.
Obituary: Donald H. Ehinger
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 09:35 pm
Donald H. Ehinger of Grand Island passed away Sept. 4, 2017.
Obituary: Robert B. Kimberlin
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 09:35 pm
Robert B. Kimberlin passed at the age of 60 on Aug. 1, 2017, at his home in Naples, Florida. He had been battling cancer for nearly two years.
'Kidz 'n' Kites' ready to fly for 20th straight year
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 09:05 pm
On Saturday, Sept. 16, Veterans Memorial Park will host the 20th annual "Kidz 'n' Kites" celebration. Kids and families from all around are welcome to come out and enjoy a free event in the town.
Meet new Tribune editor
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 09:00 pm
Greetings, readers. My name is David Yarger and I was recently named the new editor for the Tribune.
Dr. Franco Vigna opens revive Spine Center in Niagara Falls
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 09:00 pm
Spine Surgery of Buffalo Niagara, a clinical practice led by Franco Vigna, M.D., M.P.H., which specializes in high-quality, personalized spine treatments for patients all over the Buffalo Niagara region, moved and expanded into a new, stand-alone facility in Niagara Falls. Reflecting the practice's commitment to restoring patient health, the comprehensive spinal care center, located at 6941 Williams Road, opened in the spring of 2017 under a new name: reVive Spine Center.
Painters Plus selects Live Hose Fire Co. for 7th annual Project H.O.P.E.
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 09:00 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas and Niagara County Legislator Richard Andres announced Jesse Gooch, proprietor of Painters Plus, has chosen the Live Hose Volunteer Fire Co. as the recipient of the seventh annual Project H.O.P.E Award.
LPN students perform blood pressure screens on mallgoers
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 08:55 pm
Licensed practical nursing students at Orleans/Niagara BOCES recently spent a day performing blood pressure screens for members of the community at the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls.
Rhett Walker Band releases single 'I Surrender'
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 08:50 pm
Today is the day that Rhett Walker Band releases their new single to Christian radio, titled "I Surrender," in partnership with Essential Records/Sony Music.
Buffalo River restoration effort brings partners together at Seneca Bluffs Natural Habitat Park
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 08:50 pm
Erie County's Seneca Bluffs Natural Habitat Park on Seneca Street in Buffalo was the site Friday for a multitude of volunteers helping to beautify and protect the park itself and the adjoining waters of the Buffalo River. Personnel from the Erie County environment and planning and parks departments were joined by counterparts from Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper, Labatt USA, Pegula Sports Entertainment, the Buffalo Sabres, Try-It Distributing and WNY PRISM to clean up the habitat area, remove invasive species, plant native pollinators and grasses, and place new trees and shrubs at the site.
Nashville singer-songwriter Heather Schnoor debuts new single 'All In'
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 08:45 pm
Nashville based singer-songwriter Heather Schnoor debuts her brand-new single, "All In," today on iTunes and Apple Music. Produced by Jeff Pardo (Hillary Scott, Rhett Walker Band, Francesca Battistelli), the single is the follow-up to Schnoor's debut 2012 EP, "This One's For You," which reached the top 40 on the iTunes chart. "All In," written by Schnoor, Pardo and Hillary McBride, is the first single off her upcoming EP, due to release early 2018.
Kid Rock releases new song, 'Tennessee Mountain Top'
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 08:40 pm
At one minute past midnight, Kid Rock unveiled his latest song, "Tennessee Mountain Top," on streaming and sales platforms. "Tennessee Mountain Top" is impacting at country radio Oct. 2.