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Hochul announces record tourism numbers during total solar eclipse
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 02:05 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced record-setting tourism numbers in New York from April 6-9 as visitors arrived for the total solar eclipse. Nearly 1 million people visited New York State Parks over that period, an increase of 45% compared to last year.
Ellie Holcomb releases brand-new project, 'All of My Days'
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 01:00 pm
Award-winning songwriter Ellie Holcomb has released a special new project, "All of My Days," which is a Psalms-based album. This beautiful collection of curated scripture has carried her personally through difficult times.
Alexander Pappas releases 'A Great Awakening'
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 12:50 pm
Today, world-renowned worship leader and songwriter Alexander Pappas releases his first new song in more than 18 months. This song, "A Great Awakening," is the first solo worship song Pappas has released after serving as part of Young & Free and Hillsong.
Riley Green's new EP, 'Way Out Here,' out now
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 12:50 pm
Following his third No. 1 single at country radio and in the middle of playing to packed arenas on his headlining tour, multi-Platinum singer-songwriter Riley Green delivers to fans more of his trademark authentic storytelling and classic sound with new EP "Way Out Here."
Memorial Medical Center hosts 3rd annual UPLIFTING Black Maternal Health
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 12:50 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's P3 Center will host its third annual UPLIFTING Black Maternal Health from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at the Niagara Falls Train Station, 825 Depot Ave. Organizers said the event aims to "raise awareness about the critical maternal health disparities that disproportionately affect Black mothers."
NYS landmarks to be lit in honor of National Donate Life Blue & Green Day
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 12:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul today announced 14 state landmarks will be illuminated tonight with the colors blue and green in honor of National Donate Life Blue & Green Day and to recognize the importance of registering as an organ and tissue donor.
The Gene Simmons Band fundraiser concert to benefit West Herr Riviera Theatre expansion project
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 12:50 pm
The West Herr Riviera Theatre proudly announces The Gene Simmons Band will perform live at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, as a fundraiser event to benefit the West Herr Riviera Theatre's new lobby expansion project.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service provides $21 million in grants for boating infrastructure, local communities & water recreation
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 12:05 pm
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced more than $21 million in Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) funding to support construction, renovation and maintenance of marinas and other boating facilities for outdoor recreation and waterway access, including more than $600,000 to the state of New York.
White House announces $113 million in grants to New York to make transportation infrastructure more resilient to climate change 
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 12:05 pm
The Biden-Harris administration on Thursday announced nearly $113 million grants to five recipients in New York for projects that will help strengthen transportation infrastructure against the worsening effects of climate change.
Lonestar to headline show at Fallsview Casino
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 11:40 am
Highly acclaimed country music group Lonestar will performing at Fallsview Casino's OLG Stage in Niagara Falls, Ontario, at 9 p.m. Saturday, April 13.
RRG announces DEC-CWM online hearings
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 11:00 am
Residents for Responsible Government is providing a link to next week's state Department of Environmental Conservation online hearings regarding applications to DEC by CWM Chemical Services LLC.
Hochul announces progress toward transforming Buffalo's Commodore Perry Homes into 'vibrant, affordable' housing development
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 10:45 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced progress toward redeveloping the Commodore Perry Homes in Buffalo's First Ward neighborhood into a 27-building, all-electric housing development with 405 affordable homes. After closing on financing, the project is set to begin its first phase of construction - the demolition of the existing, vacant, 24-building development - on Monday.
'The Voice' finalist bodie shows 'Gratitude'
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 10:35 am
Season 22 "The Voice" finalist bodie has signed with Provident Entertainment.
FeedMore WNY Foundation announces spring plant sale fundraiser
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 10:35 am
The FeedMore WNY Foundation's popular plant sale is back in time for spring planting and Mother's Day gifts.
Frontier House eyeing summer opening
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 10:05 am
With interior renovations well underway, and aesthetic pieces soon to follow, the Frontier House team is expecting the Village of Lewiston's 200-year-old centerpiece will reopen this summer.
Still a catch: Apple Granny reclaims WNY's Best Fish Fry title
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 10:00 am
Apple Granny Restaurant serves WNY's Best Fish Fry.
Fishing and Outdoors in WNY: The smelt are running
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 09:35 am
The smelt are in!
Obituary: Stephen J. Carter
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 09:15 am
Stephen J. Carter of Lewiston passed away on Tuesday April 9, 2024.
Better Off Read Summer Book Festival headed to Artpark for Labor Day weekend
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 09:00 am
Join us at Artpark's lower park on from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug, 31, for The third annual Better Off Read Summer Book Festival. The free-to-attend, all-ages event is meant to promote reading, encourage writing, and celebrate storytelling.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 12, 2024
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 07:00 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 12, 2024
2 free rabies vaccine drive-thru clinics planned for Erie County's dogs, cats & ferrets in May
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 07:00 am
The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) has opened registration for two free rabies vaccine clinics on Saturday, May 11, at the Town of Tonawanda Highway Garage; and Saturday, May 18, at Buffalo Public School 84 near ECMC.
Time to act is now: Support Local Journalism Sustainability Act
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 07:00 am
A few short weeks ago, we told you about the newly formed Empire State Local News Coalition. Niagara Frontier Publications is proud to be a member of this fast-growing group of over 150 New York local news outlets that have joined forces to protect local journalism across the state.
Attorney General James warns Jewish communities to be cautious of discriminatory practices ahead of Passover
Thu, Apr 11th 2024 09:30 pm
New York Attorney General Letitia James has issued a consumer alert urging New Yorkers to be careful of potential discriminatory pricing practices at car washes in the days leading up to Passover - and warning businesses that this practice is illegal.
NYSEG, RG&E customers reminded to call before digging for National Safe Digging Month
Thu, Apr 11th 2024 09:30 pm
As the weather warms up, New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG) and Rochester Gas and Electric (RG&E) are reminding customers that safety always comes first before taking on any outdoor project.
Buffalo Zoo announces 'Zoo for All' program
Thu, Apr 11th 2024 02:20 pm
Today, the Buffalo Zoo is proudly announcing its new "Zoo for All" program, a bold initiative offering significantly reduced admission rates for low-income families and individuals amidst upcoming adjustments to its admission prices.
Felon sentenced receives maximum sentence for shooting girlfriend with shotgun inside their apartment
Thu, Apr 11th 2024 02:05 pm
Acting Erie County District Attorney Michel J. Keane announced 36-year-old Christopher L. Walters of Buffalo was sentenced this morning before State Supreme Court Justice Deborah A. Haendiges to 25 years to life in prison. He received the maximum possible sentence as a persistent violent felony offender.
File your tax return on time - even if you can't pay what you owe
Thu, Apr 11th 2024 02:05 pm
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today reminded taxpayers not to delay filing their personal income tax return if they owe money but can't immediately pay. The Tax Department can help taxpayers avoid or reduce penalties and added interest.
DEC reminds New Yorkers to be BearWise this spring
Thu, Apr 11th 2024 02:00 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today reminded New Yorkers to remove or secure outdoor food sources that may attract black bears.
National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week recognizes critical work of 911 call takers
Thu, Apr 11th 2024 02:00 pm
This week, the Erie County Department of Central Police Services, along with its counterparts throughout the nation, will be participating in National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.
Niagara University, M&T Bank host lab to support multicultural small businesses
Thu, Apr 11th 2024 02:00 pm
Niagara University has partnered with M&T Bank to bring a multicultural small business innovation lab to Niagara County.
DEC, OGS: Keep 'Lights Out' to protect migrating birds
Thu, Apr 11th 2024 02:00 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Office of General Services (OGS) today remind New Yorkers to take action to protect migrating birds as they navigate night skies by participating in the "Lights Out" initiative.
Crowded House heading to OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino
Thu, Apr 11th 2024 02:00 pm
International rock icons Crowded House will perform their decades-spanning hits at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, at the OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino as part of their "Gravity Stairs Tour."
Grand Island was ready for eclipse
Wed, Apr 10th 2024 08:30 pm
Grand Island's close encounter with a total solar eclipse went very smoothly regarding traffic and safety, according to Town Supervisor Peter Marston and Highway Superintendent Dick Crawford.
Aerosmith bringing PEACE OUT tour with The Black Crowes to KeyBank Center
Wed, Apr 10th 2024 08:20 pm
Today, four-time Grammy Award-winning and Diamond-certified rock legends Aerosmith announce their return to the road with PEACE OUT featuring special guests The Black Crowes, who are fresh off the heels of the release of their first album in nearly 15 years.
Niagara County says park shelter reservations filling up
Wed, Apr 10th 2024 08:20 pm
Niagara County Legislator Shawn Foti today reminded residents that the county began accepting reservations for picnic shelters in county parks in March, and reservations are quickly filling up. The county operates five parks: Krull, Oppenheim, Royalton Ravine, West Canal Marina and Burmaster at Bond Lake.
SSPP School Williamsville to host 2nd annual PARP
Wed, Apr 10th 2024 08:15 pm
Learning to read is the single most important activity in a child's education. Studies show that children who read at home are better prepared to succeed in formal education. For the second consecutive year, Saints Peter & Paul School in Williamsville is hosting a weeklong program to encourage childhood literacy.
Erie County, partners celebrate Week of the Young Child
Wed, Apr 10th 2024 08:15 pm
Erie County has geared up to celebrate the Week of the Young Child, an annual event sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children ("NAEYC") and dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of early childhood education and the needs of young children and their families.
Hochul announces Robert J. Rodriguez as acting president & CEO of Dormitory Authority
Wed, Apr 10th 2024 08:15 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York Board of Directors has appointed Robert J. Rodriguez as acting president and CEO. Rodriguez currently serves as New York's 68th secretary of state and will take on his new role beginning May 8. Rodriguez will serve as acting president and CEO until confirmed by the Senate.
'Jeopardy! Masters' returns for 3-week tournament May 1 on ABC
Wed, Apr 10th 2024 08:15 pm
"Jeopardy! Masters" returns for its second annual tournament on ABC beginning May 1 and will showcase the six highest-ranked current "Jeopardy!" contestants playing two action-packed games per hourlong episode.
The Academy, ABC announce show date for 97th Oscars
Wed, Apr 10th 2024 08:15 pm
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and ABC today announced the 97th Oscars will take place Sunday, March 2, 2025. The show will air live at 7 p.m. EST on ABC and in more than 200 territories worldwide from the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood.

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