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Higgins announces House Oversight Committee hearing on Buffalo & Uvalde mass shootings
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 04:05 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the House of Representatives' Committee on Oversight and Reform will hold a hearing on gun violence following recent deadly mass shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde, Texas. Oversight Committee Chair Rep. Carolyn Maloney released details about the hearing, which will be held on 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 8.
TobyMac to release 'Life After Death'
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 11:15 am
TobyMac has announced his anticipated, Aug. 19 release of "Life After Death," the seven-time Grammy-winner's first full-length project since 2018's "The Elements." "The Goodness (feat. Blessing Offor)," is available through all DSPs today with an album preorder. It will impact Christian radio June 10.
UB partners with Explore Interactive to teach STEM remotely to elementary students
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 11:10 am
University at Buffalo researchers have partnered with Explore Interactive, an Indiana-based startup, to develop technology for teaching young students STEM-based concepts in fun and engaging ways.
Griffon begins new chapter on Water Street
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 11:00 am
It's a thought experiment made real, 17 years in the making. Ken Scibetta and Ed Webster met each other while on staff at Water Street Landing. Over a short period of time, Scibetta found himself serving as the restaurant's general manager. Webster was bar manager.
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: Read about Raby Farm
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 11:00 am
As you read this, we are just one month away from the Lewiston bicentennial celebration. Years in the planning, altered by COVID issues (what hasn't been), but rising over the horizon as we make final preparations.
Ransomville: Fillmore Chapel celebrates 200; Flag Day Parade returns
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 11:00 am
The month of June opens with some interesting happenings to check out in Ransomville.
Youngstown fire displaces residents
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 10:35 am
This past Monday evening, a fire disrupted a quiet Memorial Day in the Village of Youngstown.
Wild Kritters to hold basket raffle to support animal rescue services
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 10:35 am
Wild Kritters is holding its annual basket raffle on Sunday, June 5, at the 3F Conservation Club, 904 Swann Road, Youngstown. Tickets go on sale at noon with the drawing beginning at 4 p.m. There will be hundreds of baskets and gift cards, as well as large-ticket items available.
Relay For Life of Greater Niagara opens; 'Party in the Park' next Saturday
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 10:25 am
The annual Relay For Life of Greater Niagara returns for 2022 with a Luminaria ceremony from 7-10 p.m. Friday, June 3, at Lewiston-Porter High School. It continues Saturday, June 11, with all-day events at Reservoir State Park on Witmer Road in the Town of Niagara.
Artpark: 12th annual Fairy House Festival is July 9
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 10:15 am
The Artpark Fairy House Festival will return from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 9. Tickets are $12 and available at the Artpark box office (450 S. Fourth St., Lewiston), and
BPO's summer season brings live music to communities throughout Buffalo-Niagara
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 10:05 am
The full Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will once again bring the joy of music to communities in Western New York this summer.
AMR partners with UBMD Emergency Medicine, UB to implement innovative mobile-emergency physician response program
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 09:50 am
American Medical Response (AMR) Western New York on Thursday announced it has partnered with UBMD Emergency Medicine to implement a "highly innovative program" that will provide residents with a network of emergency medical physicians who are available to respond to high-severity 911 calls and mass-casualty incidents.
$15 million in funding to support development of new integrated supported housing for people with developmental disabilities
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 09:50 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday announced the release of an Integrated supportive housing application available to qualifying service providers and housing developers. The 2022 funding opportunity, to be administered by the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, will award $15 million in capital funding to expand access to affordable, accessible, non-certified supportive housing options for people with developmental disabilities.
Rotary Club of Grand Island to hold 'Shred-It' day
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 09:30 am
The Rotary Club of Grand Island will present its annual "Shred-it!" event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 25, behind KeyBank in the Tops Market Plaza Parking lot on Grand Island Boulevard. Patrons will be able to watch the confidential document destruction of their papers via drive-thru, in-vehicle service.
Beechwood to host free community events throughout summer
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 09:25 am
Beechwood Continuing Care will host various outdoor events throughout this summer. Thanks to the support of M&T Bank and Lamparelli Construction, these events will be free for the whole community. The series of events fall under what is being called "Summer at the Beech," and will all take place on the Beechwood campus at the corner of Millersport Highway and North Forest. These events will include:
Bowling fundraiser on June 12 to benefit 'Ride for Roswell'
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 09:20 am
Team RPCS - Roswell Park Cessation Services - needed to be creative to raise funds toward the "Ride for Roswell" the past two years. With the COVID-19 pandemic lessening in severity, the small but mighty team will revive a successful event from 2019: the second annual Russell J. Salvatore Bowling Open.
43North's 8th startup competition in search for 5 companies to receive increased prize of $1 million
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 09:20 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday announced applications are being accepted for the eighth year of 43North, the state-funded accelerator that invests $5 million annually to attract world-class entrepreneurs to grow their businesses in Buffalo.
Buffalo History Museum celebrates return of art auction
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 09:15 am
The Buffalo History Museum will host the 21st annual "Paint The Town" from 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday, June 9. "Paint the Town" brings regional artists, art collectors, and passionate museum supporters together to raise funds for the museum through live and silent auctions featuring local art.
Dave Chappelle to perform at Shea's Buffalo Theatre
Thu, Jun 2nd 2022 08:05 pm
Comedian, screenwriter, television and film producer and actor Dave Chappelle on Wednesday announced a performance at Shea's Buffalo Theatre at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 5. Tickets went on sale this morning at
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for June 3, 2022
Thu, Jun 2nd 2022 07:20 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for June 3, 2022
Hochul announces regional revitalization partnership for Buffalo, Niagara Falls & Rochester
Wed, Jun 1st 2022 04:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday released details for the regional revitalization partnership, a multiyear collaborative initiative between New York's Empire State Development, local municipalities and private philanthropic partners. Components of the RRP, which will target economically distressed city neighborhoods in Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Rochester, were initially announced on April 25 by Hochul as part of the fiscal year 2023 New York state budget.
Mount St. Mary's honors EMS workers
Wed, Jun 1st 2022 04:25 pm
The week of May 15-21 was recognized as National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week. On May 18, Mount St. Mary's Hospital hosted its 17th annual Niagara County Salute to Emergency Medical Services Recognition & Awards Dinner at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
Drumwork Fest - featuring Conway The Machine and Friends - at Seneca Casinos Outer Harbor Concert Series
Wed, Jun 1st 2022 04:20 pm
The Rich Entertainment Group and Buffalo Waterfront Management Group announce Drumwork Fest - featuring Conway The Machine and Friends, will play the Seneca Casinos Outer Harbor Concert Series at the Lakeside Event Lawn presented by the Upstate Honda Dealers. Buffalo-born Conway the Machine is joined by special guests, Jeezy, Wale and Fabolous.
NYS celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride Month
Wed, Jun 1st 2022 04:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday issued a proclamation designating June 2022 as LGBTQ+ Pride Month. The governor also announced the first Latino openly LGBTQ+ judge nominated to the New York State Court of Claims, along with several additional measures recognizing LGBTQ+ New Yorkers and celebrating their contributions to the state, including the launch of "I LOVE NY" LGBTQ+ 2022 Pride Guide, the raising of the LGBTQ+ progress flag across the state, the illumination of state landmarks in the colors of the LGBTQ+ Pride flag, and the opening of a new exhibition in the State Capitol spotlighting LGBTQ+ service members in the U.S. military during Pride Month.
LCA bringing 'Summer of '69' to bicentennial weekend
Wed, Jun 1st 2022 04:20 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts welcomes its 1960's rock musician friends back to the village this summer - as part of bicentennial weekend festivities. The 17th annual "Summer of '69" kicks off Thursday, June 30, with a 6 p.m. preparty and fundraiser at the Lewiston Stone House, 755 Center St. It's a $10 donation per person at the door.
Over 500 free classes at locations throughout WNY, as 'Fitness in the Parks' returns for 11th season
Wed, Jun 1st 2022 12:50 pm
Are you ready for some fitness? Independent Health is kicking off the 11th season of "Fitness in the Parks," the largest and longest running outdoor fitness program in Western New York, on June 1. Presented in partnership with the YMCA Buffalo Niagara and the Jamestown YMCA, this free outdoor fitness program includes yoga, Pilates, Zumba, kickboxing, cardio dance and several other fitness classes.
AAA: Gas tax relief in store
Wed, Jun 1st 2022 12:25 pm
New York's tax break on gasoline went into effect on Wednesday, June 1. The state is suspending the sales and excise taxes on each gallon of gas, which equates to a total discount of 16 cents per gallon through the end of the year. Many counties across New York have also followed suit and will suspend or cap gas taxes at the county level.
Hochul announces start of statewide gas and diesel tax holiday
Wed, Jun 1st 2022 12:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday announced the suspension of certain taxes on motor fuel and diesel motor fuel takes effect Wednesday, June 1.
42 North to host 'Brews, Blues, & BBQ' events in Niagara Falls
Wed, Jun 1st 2022 12:20 pm
42 North Brewing Co. will bring its popular "Brews, Blues, & BBQ" events to Old Falls Street in Niagara Falls for three consecutive Friday nights in June. The events, which are free to the public, will feature 42 North craft beer, Fat Bob's BBQ, and live music on Old Falls Street in downtown Niagara Falls, USA.
ECDOH funds air filtration equipment for K-12 schools in Erie County
Wed, Jun 1st 2022 12:15 pm
The Erie County Department of Health has announced that about 10,600 air filtration units have been ordered for every K-12 public and charter classroom in Erie County.
'Gather in the Garden,' an evening of prayer & reflection in NT
Wed, Jun 1st 2022 11:40 am
North Tonawanda residents Marybeth Kupiec and Paula Benedyczak, in conjunction with the Office of Mayor Austin Tylec, invite the public to gather at the Children's Remembrance Garden (216 Payne Ave.) June 5 for an evening of prayer, music and reflection in remembrance of the lives lost from recent tragedies throughout the nation.
Erie County Fair welcomes competition: 2022 exhibit information & deadlines now online
Wed, Jun 1st 2022 10:25 am
Annually, the Erie County Fair offers a chance to show off this region's creativity in a variety of exhibits - including winemaking, fine arts, conservation, woodworking and agriculture, to name a few.
'Dining at Dusk' returns to Botanical Gardens with new artists, menus & themes
Wed, Jun 1st 2022 10:25 am
The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens brings the "Dining at Dusk" summer series back for 2022. The program will feature a variety of local musical artists, caterers and dessert vendors for a unique experience all summer long. It will take place from 5-7 p.m. Sundays, June 26, July 24, Aug. 28, Sept. 18 and Oct. 2.
Elvis Costello & Allan Mayes reunite for 'Rusty: The Resurrection of Rust,' the debut recording of their 1972 band
Tue, May 31st 2022 04:25 pm
Elvis Costello and his partner in his first band Rusty, Allan Mayes, have reunited for, as Costello puts it, "the record we would have cut when we were 18, if anyone had let us."
Disney+ Day returns Sept. 8 with new experiences & content, including premiere of live-action 'Pinocchio'
Tue, May 31st 2022 04:15 pm
The global celebration of Disney+ Day will return Thursday, Sept. 8, leading into D23 Expo: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event presented by Visa in Anaheim, California.
Prime Video debuts official trailer for 'The Summer I Turned Pretty' featuring 'This Love (Taylor's Version)' from Taylor Swift
Tue, May 31st 2022 04:05 pm
"The Summer I Turned Pretty" is a multigenerational drama that hinges on a love triangle between one girl and two brothers, the ever-evolving relationship between mothers and their children, and the enduring power of strong female friendship. It is a coming-of-age story about first love, first heartbreak, and the magic of that one perfect summer.
Erie County Opiate Epidemic Task Force announces Narcan use training schedule for summer
Tue, May 31st 2022 04:05 pm
The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) and the Erie County Opiate Epidemic Task Force are announcing the next three months of free trainings, where participants will learn to recognize the signs of an opioid overdose and use Narcan (naloxone) to reverse an opioid overdose.
UB Center for the Arts presents 10,000 Maniacs featuring Mary Ramsey
Tue, May 31st 2022 02:20 pm
The University at Buffalo Center for the Arts announced classic alternative rock band 10,000 Maniacs will perform Saturday, Oct. 1, in celebration of the act's 40th anniversary. The show begins at 8 p.m. inside the UBCFA Mainstage Theatre. It will be a part of UB's homecoming and family weekend festivities.
NYS Association of Counties, State's Business Community & Democratic legislators urge Hochul to keep farm labor overtime at 60 hours
Tue, May 31st 2022 02:20 pm
The New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC), the Business Council of New York State (BCNYS), the National Federation of Independent Businesses of New York (NFIB), Upstate United, and Democratic legislators Billy Jones and Carrie Woerner are calling on Gov. Kathy Hochul and Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon to maintain the overtime threshold at 60 hours on family farms across New York state.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15
Tue, May 31st 2022 02:20 pm
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) is June 15 and, during the entire month of June, communities around the world work together to promote an understanding of elder abuse as a public health and human rights issue.

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