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Buffalo Police Department: Street closures to make way for Taste of Buffalo
Fri, Jul 8th 2022 12:25 pm
The Buffalo Police Department announced there will be a number of street closures in downtown Buffalo running through late evening on Sunday, July 10, to accommodate the 2022 Taste of Buffalo.
NYS agriculture commissioner announces applications open for 30% NYS initiative
Fri, Jul 8th 2022 12:25 pm
New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball announced applications are open for reimbursement for the 30% New York State Initiative for the 2021-22 school year. This initiative increases the reimbursement schools receive for lunches from 5.9 cents per meal to 25 cents per meal for any district that purchases at least 30% ingredients for their school lunch program from New York farms.
TNT Chamber food drive
Fri, Jul 8th 2022 12:25 pm
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas is hosting a food drive to help support member food banks. Hours for nonperishable donations are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, and 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday, at 254 Sweeney St., North Tonawanda.
Land Conservancy Executive Director Nancy Smith to transition to new role by end of year
Fri, Jul 8th 2022 12:05 pm
Nancy Smith, the Western New York Land Conservancy's longtime executive director, will transition from her position at the end of 2022.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for July 8, 2022
Fri, Jul 8th 2022 11:15 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for July 8, 2022
Chicken BBQ & basket raffle at St. Martin
Fri, Jul 8th 2022 11:00 am
St. Martin-in-the-Field's Episcopal Church is holding its annual chicken barbecue and basket raffle from 3-7 p.m. Saturday, July 9. Complete dinners are $14 each (including dessert). Veterans eat free.
Village of Lewiston starts new fiscal year with organizational meeting
Fri, Jul 8th 2022 11:00 am
The Village of Lewiston held its annual organizational meeting on Tuesday. Prior to setting appointments for the next fiscal year, Mayor Anne Welch and trustees Vic Eydt and Tina Coppins were sworn into office.
Senior living 101: Biondi celebrates milestone birthday
Fri, Jul 8th 2022 10:25 am
Moderation, prayer and "making the best of every situation" have carried Howard Biondi through more than a century of life. A resident of Wheatfield Commons, a DePaul Senior Living Community in North Tonawanda, Howard recently celebrated his 101st birthday - one of his proudest accomplishments!
Obituary: Kenneth E. Lewis
Fri, Jul 8th 2022 10:20 am
Kenneth E. Lewis of Grand Island passed away on July 2, 2022.
Summerfest returning to Porter on the Lake
Fri, Jul 8th 2022 10:15 am
Get ready for a summertime favorite next Saturday on the Lake Ontario beaches in Porter.
Squonk brings 'Hand to Hand' spectacle to Artpark
Thu, Jul 7th 2022 09:40 pm
To celebrate its 30th anniversary, Squonk continues a multicity U.S. tour of its free outdoor spectacle "Hand to Hand," as well as performances in its hometown of Pittsburgh.
AAA Insurance shares pool safety tips
Thu, Jul 7th 2022 09:30 pm
Drowning kills nearly 4,000 people each year in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control. Drowning is also the leading cause of injury for children between the ages of 1 and 4. Many of these fatalities occur even with supervision.
Kleinhans Music Hall welcomes Martin Sexton
Thu, Jul 7th 2022 09:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall welcomes Martin Sexton to the Mary Seaton Room at Kleinhans Music Hall at 8 p.m. Oct. 20.
Old Falls Street concert series returns
Thu, Jul 7th 2022 09:30 pm
The Friday Night Summer Concert Series on Old Falls Street returns this week and will run through the end of August. The concerts will take place from 7-10 p.m. at Cataract Commons located on the middle block of Old Falls Street. Each week will also feature a food truck.
Seneca Casinos Outer Harbor Concert Series welcomes Sublime With Rome on Sept. 23
Thu, Jul 7th 2022 09:30 pm
The Rich Entertainment Group and Buffalo Waterfront Management Group announce Sublime With Rome will play the Seneca Casinos Outer Harbor Concert Series at the Lakeside Event Lawn presented by the Upstate Honda Dealers on Sept. 23. Gates open at 6 p.m.
Disney & ABC present 'Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration'
Thu, Jul 7th 2022 09:30 pm
In honor of the 30th anniversary of the beloved Disney animated classic and its Academy Award nomination for Best Picture, The Wonderful World of Disney and ABC will present "Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration."
Ryan presents Empire Award to Colvin Cleaners
Thu, Jul 7th 2022 08:55 pm
On Thursday, New York State Sen. Sean Ryan visited Colvin Cleaners on Elmwood Avenue to present the owners with a New York State Senate Empire Award in recognition of the store's contributions to the Kenmore community, including "Coats 4 Kids" and "Gowns for Prom" programs.
Higgins invites Transportation Secretary Buttigieg to visit Buffalo & 'witness division' caused by Kensington & Scajaquada expressways
Thu, Jul 7th 2022 08:50 pm
As the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) kicks-off a new federal grant program aimed at reconnecting divided communities, Congressman Brian Higgins suggests Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg should take the opportunity to witness first-hand how transportation decisions of the past have impacted the City of Buffalo.
Applications open for $343 million in child care provider grants targeting workforce
Thu, Jul 7th 2022 08:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced applications will be accepted for $343 million in federal funding that will directly benefit child care providers and continue to help stabilize the industry. The New York State Office of Children and Family Services is administering the funds.
$250 million Restore New York application period to open July 11
Thu, Jul 7th 2022 08:45 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the Restore New York grant program will open July 11. This $250 million program encourages community development and neighborhood growth through the elimination and redevelopment of blighted structures.
ESD announces application launch for Tourism Partner Sub-Awards Grant
Thu, Jul 7th 2022 08:40 pm
Empire State Development announced the application launch for the New York State EDA Tourism Partner Sub-Awards Grant program, designed to support the post-pandemic recovery of the state's travel, tourism and outdoor recreation sectors.
Ukraine's globally acclaimed musical group DakhaBrakha returns to Artpark
Thu, Jul 7th 2022 08:40 pm
Artpark & Company presents the return of Ukraine's DakhaBrakha, to perform live musical accompaniment to the silent film "Earth" by Alexander Dovzhenko. This event is set for 8 p.m. Thursday, July 14, in the Mainstage Theater.
Ryan 'demands answers' from Thruway Authority about Grand Island E-ZPass 'errors'
Thu, Jul 7th 2022 09:55 am
On Wednesday, New York State Sen. Sean Ryan demanded answers from the New York State Thruway Authority regarding what his team called "a problem many Grand Island residents have been facing with the Thruway Authority and the E-ZPass billing system."
The Duffer Brothers announce new production company, Upside Down Pictures
Wed, Jul 6th 2022 11:55 pm
The Duffer Brothers today announced their new production company, Upside Down Pictures, for film and television projects as part of their overall deal with Netflix.
Howard Jones bringing new collection, approach to humanity to Buffalo - plus more than a few hit songs
Wed, Jul 6th 2022 08:40 am
Among the titles given to Howard Jones - new wave icon, synth/electronic music pioneer, 1980s hitmaker - we can now add humanitarian.
KVIS begins free children's concert series on July 12
Tue, Jul 5th 2022 05:30 pm
The Kenmore Village Improvement Society kicks off the 11th year of the Franco's Pizza Children's Concert Series at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, on the lawn of Kenmore Middle School, 155 Delaware Road.
Barenaked Ladies visit Hibbard's, lend name to custard fundraiser
Tue, Jul 5th 2022 05:15 pm
It was three summers ago that Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard announced a partnership with acclaimed Toronto band The Barenaked Ladies. The end result was "Big Barenaked Bang," an original recipe made with ground coffee, chocolate coffee beans and semisweet chocolate bits.
Gable Price & Friends rerelease 'If I'm Being Honest' EP with new live versions
Tue, Jul 5th 2022 11:50 am
California-bred rock 'n' roll band Gable Price & Friends (The Boys) have amassed a large following since their crowdfunded start in 2018.
Integrity Music announces Anchor Hymns
Tue, Jul 5th 2022 11:45 am
Integrity Music recently announced Anchor Hymns, a new project from a multigenerational collective of artists and musicians who are creating songs from a theological lens.
Golisano Medical Oncology Center receives QOPI accreditation
Tue, Jul 5th 2022 11:45 am
The Golisano Medical Oncology Center, a member site of the Roswell Park Care Network, has received Association for Clinical Oncology Quality Oncology Practice Initiative certification.
Hochul signs legislation to help businesses access low-cost workers' compensation coverage
Tue, Jul 5th 2022 11:45 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul recently announced she has signed legislation restoring the ability of thousands of New York businesses to access low-cost workers' compensation coverage through the New York State Insurance Fund, New York's largest workers' compensation insurer and a centerpiece of the state's low-cost insurance market.
To fight online disinformation, UB launches Center for Information Integrity
Tue, Jul 5th 2022 11:25 am
Siwei Lyu, a University at Buffalo Empire Innovation Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, clearly saw the problem. Misinformation and disinformation had so polluted social media platforms that untrained users in many cases couldn't distinguish fact from fiction, or just didn't care to do so.
Hochul announces construction on $93 million housing complex bringing 237 affordable apartments to Buffalo
Tue, Jul 5th 2022 11:20 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul recently announced construction began on side-by-side affordable housing developments with 237 apartments for families and seniors in the Fruit Belt area of east Buffalo.
DEC announces release of draft Lake Ontario Atlantic salmon fisheries management plan
Tue, Jul 5th 2022 11:15 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos recently announced the release of a draft Lake Ontario Atlantic salmon fisheries management plan and is seeking public comment through Aug. 14.
All-Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars return to 'Big R'
Tue, Jul 5th 2022 11:05 am
This coming Friday night, July 8, will be the highly anticipated return of the Tezos All-Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars presented by Mobil 1 to the "Big R." Busch Beer will be presenting the racing program that will also feature the Krown Undercoating 358 Modifieds and the Sunflowers of Sanborn Mini Stocks.
MAYDAY! Hundreds of thousands of new boat owners need safety training to stay safe on waterways
Tue, Jul 5th 2022 11:00 am
COVID-19 restrictions in 2020 and 2021 led consumers to seek safe, socially distanced family fun in a boat, and the rising tide of buyers lifted the U.S. recreational boating industry to historic sales levels. The resulting spike in first-time boat buyers and overall boating participation led to increased incidents, injuries and fatalities as per the latest U.S. Coast Guard data. Fortunately, these findings also revealed a key solution to this problem: boater education and training.
UB: When autism spectrum disorder occurs with intellectual disability, a convergent mechanism for two top-ranking risk genes may be the cause
Tue, Jul 5th 2022 11:00 am
University at Buffalo scientists have discovered a convergent mechanism that may be responsible for how two top-ranked genetic risk factors for autism spectrum disorder/intellectual disability (ASD/ID) lead to these neurodevelopmental disorders.
Niagara River Greenway presents 16th annual Paddles Up Niagara
Tue, Jul 5th 2022 09:20 am
The Niagara River Greenway, along with the Town of Grand Island and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, presents Paddles Up Niagara, taking place at Beaver Island State Park on Saturday, July 30.
PHOTOS: Bicentennial weekend ends with a bang
Tue, Jul 5th 2022 09:15 am
Lewiston's celebration of its first 200 years ended in spectacular fashion Monday night, with a team of skydivers and 30-minute-plus fireworks show over the plateau.
Community Services for Every1 to host 2-day job fair, open interviews
Tue, Jul 5th 2022 07:00 am
Community Services is hosting a two-day job fair: Friday, July 8, from 2-4 p.m.; and Saturday, July 9, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The job fair will be held at 1485 Jefferson Ave., Buffalo.
 

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