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Hochul signs John R. Lewis Voting Rights Act of New York into law
Mon, Jun 20th 2022 03:00 pm
At Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn on Monday, Gov. Kathy Hochul signed the John. R. Lewis Voting Rights Act of New York (S.1046-E/A.6678-E) into law. Her team said this cements New York's place as "a national leader on voting rights, and fulfilling a key part of the governor's 2022 State of the State agenda."
VFW awards scholarships in Lewiston
Mon, Jun 20th 2022 02:00 pm
Veterans of Foreign Wars Downriver Post 7487 presented the Bruce R. Sutherland - Lawrence A. Stephens Memorial Scholarship to Evan Hoffmann and Anthony Peters at a ceremony Friday at the "Circle of Honor" in Lewiston's Academy Park.
ABC News presents special edition of '20/20' on making of 'ELVIS,' the anticipated cinematic drama starring Austin Butler & Tom Hanks
Mon, Jun 20th 2022 01:15 pm
ABC News recently announced a new special edition of "20/20" that takes viewers inside the making of "ELVIS," the anticipated cinematic drama starring Austin Butler as Elvis Presley and Oscar-winner Tom Hanks as Presley's manager, Colonel Tom Parker.
Pride Month in WNY wraps up with 'Niagara Falls Pride: A Family Fun Day'
Mon, Jun 20th 2022 01:15 pm
Niagara Pride is hosting "Niagara Falls Pride: A Family Fun Day" on Saturday, June 25. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of its offices and St. Peter's Episcopal Church at 140 Rainbow Blvd., Niagara Falls.
US average price for gasoline drops slightly; oil prices remain volatile
Mon, Jun 20th 2022 01:15 pm
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $4.98, down 3 cents from last Monday. One year ago, the price was $3.07. The New York state average is $5.01 (5.008), down 3 cents since last Monday. A year ago, the NYS average was $3.13.
It's a 'Better View' for Switch
Mon, Jun 20th 2022 12:55 pm
Switch released their "Better View Deluxe" album last week (Sony Music/Provident's Essential Worship). In addition to the songs from "Better View, Part I" and "Better View, Part II," the deluxe edition offers two new tracks, "All Day Long" and "This Is The Love"; never-before-heard acoustic versions of "Better View" and "If U Only Knew"; and a radio edit of "perfection."
WNY dairy farmers to be recognized on 'Dairy Day' at Erie County Fair
Mon, Jun 20th 2022 12:55 pm
The Erie County Fair, in partnership with Milk for Health, will honor WNY's Dairy Farmer of the Year during "Dairy Day" at the Erie County Fair this August. The newly established event will be Thursday, Aug. 11, and will feature a variety of activities to showcase dairy farming and products.
Modernization milestone for New York State Department of Labor
Mon, Jun 20th 2022 12:55 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the New York State Department of Labor is halfway through its four-year strategic modernization plan, an ongoing effort her team said will "reduce call volume, enhance customer experience, and swiftly connect New Yorkers to unemployment insurance benefits.
Child Advocacy Center, P3 Center receive pandemic emergency assistance funding
Mon, Jun 20th 2022 12:50 pm
Women served by the Child Advocacy Center of Niagara, a service of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, along with clients of Memorial's P3 Center for Teens, Moms and Kids, have received awards totaling $122,133.11 from the Pandemic Emergency Assistance Fund (PEAF).
Modern Disposal sponsors Lewiston Art Festival
Mon, Jun 20th 2022 12:35 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts announced, "The Lewiston Art Festival will soon be here and we gratefully acknowledge the generous support of our friends at Modern Disposal Services for their sponsorship. Modern's donations and in-kind contributions are invaluable in helping us to present the 'Summer of '69' and 'Blue Monday' concerts, as well. Our gratitude knows no bounds!"
Photos: Artpark's Strawberry Moon Festival celebrates Indigenous people, culture
Mon, Jun 20th 2022 10:50 am
Artpark & Company's Strawberry Moon Festival celebrated the indigenous cultures of the Western New York region through storytelling, music, dance, and arts and crafts on Saturday. Guests participated in an inclusive and engaging Native American community gathering, and were entertained by an eclectic lineup of artists performing on multiple stages.
GardenFest in full bloom
Mon, Jun 20th 2022 09:40 am
The Lewiston Garden Club celebrated its annual GardenFest this past weekend with beautiful weather, large crowds, and the finest in greenery. This year's theme was "Helping Lewiston bloom for 95 years," and the event featured speakers, open gardens, vendors and special displays along Center Street.
Miracle League receives donation
Sat, Jun 18th 2022 07:00 am
The Greater Buffalo Track Club and the Grand Island Half Marathon on June 9 donated $5,000 to the Miracle League of Western New York.
From cancer to healing: Eric Fiebelkorn's survival story
Sat, Jun 18th 2022 07:00 am
On the day in 2012 when Eric Fiebelkorn, who was 38 years old at the time, went to Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center for his first treatment, he prayed with his wife, Alicia, and then told her, "You know, I feel great. It's crazy to me that I'm going in to start this treatment and surgeries. I feel like I could run a marathon."
Orange Poppy Art Studio celebrates 2 years of creating art
Sat, Jun 18th 2022 07:00 am
During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, in June 2020, Bonnie Nevans and Crystal Still came up with an idea to help the community feel a sense of togetherness. That idea was a mural created by anyone interested in participating. Each volunteer was given a packet of materials, with directions on how to create a small portion of the mural. The individual pieces looked very abstract, and neither Nevans nor Still told any of the participants what the entire piece would look like.
DiNapoli: Local sales tax collections grew by nearly 17% in May
Fri, Jun 17th 2022 12:50 pm
Local sales tax collections in New York state increased by 16.7% in May compared to the same month in 2021, according to an analysis released by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. Overall, local collections totaled $1.7 billion, up $242 million from May of last year.
Attorney General James reminds New Yorkers of mandatory gas tax suspension to save money at the pump
Fri, Jun 17th 2022 12:50 pm
New York Attorney General Letitia James reminds New Yorkers of efforts taken to save money at the pump as Americans across the country are facing record high fuel prices, and advised gas stations of their obligation to suspend taxes on fuel through the end of the year.
Morinello to sponsor car seat safety check at Niagara SPCA
Fri, Jun 17th 2022 12:50 pm
Assemblyman Angelo Morinello is sponsoring a free car seat safety check at the Niagara SPCA from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, June 23. The Niagara County Sheriff's Office will be on site inspecting car seats to help ensure child safety. There will be a variety of food, including hot dogs, baked goods and ice cream available for sale. The Niagara County SPCA also will have meet-and-greet pet adoptions.
DEC announces 2022 'I BIRD NY' Challenges
Fri, Jun 17th 2022 12:50 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the start of the 2022 "I BIRD NY" challenges for beginning and experienced birders.
Revving up for 'Wheels on Wednesday' at Beechwood
Fri, Jun 17th 2022 12:50 pm
Beechwood Continuing Care, located at 2235 Millersport Highway (corner of North Forest), announced that, after a two-year hiatus, it will bring back its annual car cruise. The event is 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 29.
Top 3 tips for grill safety
Fri, Jun 17th 2022 12:50 pm
Father's Day is Sunday, June 19, which is considered by some the official start to the grilling season! Before firing up the grill to cook for dad, consider some important information and tips from AAA Insurance for safe seasonal barbecues.
Niagara County Youth Bureau summer food service program
Fri, Jun 17th 2022 12:45 pm
The Niagara County Youth Bureau is sponsoring the summer food service program (SFSP) and announcing the open program site locations. This program ensures all children continue to receive nutritious meals during summer vacation. Meals are comparable to the national school breakfast and national school lunch programs throughout the school year.
Cade Thompson falls into the 'Arms Of Jesus'
Fri, Jun 17th 2022 12:45 pm
Red Street Records' artist Cade Thompson released his latest single, "Arms Of Jesus," today. It's available on all DSPs.
YBPA names Ontario House as 2022 Business of the Year
Fri, Jun 17th 2022 11:00 am
The Youngstown Business Professional Association has announced The Ontario House, aka the "Stone Jug," as its 2022 Business of the Year.
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: Kelsey Tavern a magnificent marvel
Fri, Jun 17th 2022 10:30 am
The golden age of historical Lewiston came alive from the early-1820s to the late-1830s, when travel through Lewiston was required to get further into the states without hassle. During this period of time, the Kelsey Tavern, on 625 Center St., flourished.
Beginning of Summer Street Dance and Car Cruise among topics at YBPA members session
Fri, Jun 17th 2022 10:25 am
As summer 2022 opens, the Youngstown Business and Professional Association held a busy dinner meeting for its members and guests Tuesday at Bandanas on Lake Road.
Lawnmower Race: Neighbors' friendly rivalry leads to Islandwide fundraising event
Fri, Jun 17th 2022 10:15 am
When Floyd and Chie Doring moved to their home on West River Road on Grand Island in 1976, one of their first acquisitions was a lawnmower. It didn't take long before Floyd realized that mowing his large lawn with a push lawnmower wasn't going to be a long-term plan.
Author suggests ways to build a backyard garden for wildlife
Fri, Jun 17th 2022 10:10 am
Creating a garden full of native plant species helps animals and plants maintain a harmonious relationship, and it prevents conflicts that people get into with animals, said Nancy Lawson, author of "The Humane Gardener: Nurturing a Backyard Habitat for Wildlife."
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for June 17, 2022
Fri, Jun 17th 2022 09:50 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for June 17, 2022
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for June 10, 2022
Fri, Jun 17th 2022 09:35 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for June 10, 2022
Niagara County Sheriff's Office deputies now carry EpiPens
Fri, Jun 17th 2022 09:15 am
Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti, in partnership with the Niagara County Legislature, recently announced the acquisition and deployment of epinephrine auto-injector devices, also known as EpiPen. EpiPen is a life-saving medication used when someone is experiencing a severe allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis.
'Thursdays on the Water' announces 2022 summer concert lineup
Fri, Jun 17th 2022 09:05 am
"Thursdays on the Water" returns to North Tonawanda with eight weeks of outdoor concerts starting July 7. Series President Jesse Gooch held a press conference Wednesday at the venue to announce this year's musical acts.
Obituary: George 'Jake' William Strott
Fri, Jun 17th 2022 09:00 am
Born in Niagara Falls, New York, he was the son of the late Arthur and Margaret (Albaugh) Strott. The loving husband of Carolyn (Bruno), he is the father of George (Donna) and Kenneth (Ann); and the brother of Lynn and the late Thomas (Agnes) Strott. He is loved by his grandchildren Brittany, Christopher, Matthew, Luke, Elizabeth, Mary Helen and Sheila; and great-grandchildren Bronx, Brady, Truett and Sawyer.
Obituary: Dale Lynn Shank
Fri, Jun 17th 2022 09:00 am
Dale Lynn Shank, 72, of Ransomville, left this planet on June 8, 2022, at his residence, under the care of Niagara Hospice. Born in Niagara Falls, New York, he was the son of the late Dale F. and Margaret M. (Jamieson) Shank.
Obituary: Gwendolyn A. Brownlie
Fri, Jun 17th 2022 09:00 am
It is with deep sadness and many fond memories that we share the loss of Gwendolyn A. Brownlie of Lewiston on June 3, 2022, at the age of 85.
Good Samaritans
Fri, Jun 17th 2022 08:40 am
Students in the Good Samaritan Club at Cardinal O'Hara High School made fleece tie blankets for patients at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. On June 7, some of the members, accompanied by their adviser, Renee Orr, delivered nearly 20 blankets to Roswell.
Electric & gas utility bill credit program for low-income families
Thu, Jun 16th 2022 07:40 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a total of $567 million is available to help low-income electric and gas utility customers pay off past utility bills. The financial assistance program includes an estimated $557 million statewide COVID-19 bill credit program for low-income customers adopted by the New York State Public Service Commission.
Community Beer Works & Tops announce 'Good Neighbor Summer 2022 Program' to benefit 'Ride for Roswell'
Thu, Jun 16th 2022 07:35 pm
Community Beer Works, in partnership with Tops Friendly Markets, has announced the "Good Neighbor Summer 2022 Program" to benefit this year's Ride for Roswell. Through July 4, proceeds from every six-pack of Good Neighbor IPA sold at Tops Friendly Markets will be donated directly to the ride. Additionally, participating customers are entered into daily prize draws - with one grand prize of being named a CBW brewer for a day.
Kevin Blackwood will defend ESW heavyweight championship
Thu, Jun 16th 2022 07:35 pm
After an outstanding event at Buffalo RiverWorks, Empire State Wrestling returns to Frontier Fire Hall for its next event with "Black & Blue" on Saturday, June 18, at 2176 Liberty Drive, Niagara Falls. This will be ESW's second card at Frontier Fire Hall this year, after previously running there in March.
'Party on the Portico' back at Buffalo History Museum
Thu, Jun 16th 2022 07:30 pm
The Buffalo History Museum's summer concert series, "Party on the Portico," returns from 5:30-10 p.m. this Friday, June 17, with headlining band PA Line.
 

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