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DEC announces availability of in-person hunter education course opportunities
Mon, Apr 4th 2022 07:00 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos recently announced in-person hunter education classes are being offered throughout New York this spring in advance of the May 1 opener of spring turkey season.
National Grid reminds customers to call 811 before digging
Mon, Apr 4th 2022 07:00 am
Knowing where underground utility lines are buried before you dig can prevent serious injury, property damage and service interruptions from accidental damage to electric, gas, telephone, water, sewer, cable or fiber optic systems. Before undertaking yardwork and other activities that involve digging, National Grid reminds customers to follow the law and call 811 so that local utilities can mark the location of underground lines. The service is available free of charge.
Hochul announces eligibility for second COVID-19 vaccine boosters
Sat, Apr 2nd 2022 02:30 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Saturday announced eligibility for second coronavirus vaccine booster doses. Eligible New Yorkers may receive an mRNA vaccine - either the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccine - for their second booster shot.
Friends remember Grand Island resident Dorothy Bitner
Sat, Apr 2nd 2022 07:00 am
Friends of the late Dorothy Bitner held a memorial service on March 18 at the Bible Fellowship Center in her honor.
GIHS to host spring job fair
Sat, Apr 2nd 2022 07:00 am
The Grand Island High School business department is seeking businesses that are hiring to come to a spring job fair from 2-4 p.m. Thursday, April 21. Participating businesses will have a table in the large cafeteria. Students will be able to interview and discuss positions for summer employment.
Dr. Rubie Harris interview, part 3
Sat, Apr 2nd 2022 07:00 am
More of our conversation with Dr. Rubie Harris, assistant superintendent for business and finance of the Grand Island Central School District.
Grand Island High School PTSA plant sale
Sat, Apr 2nd 2022 07:00 am
Looking for beautiful plants and flowers this spring? It's easy to order them through the Grand Island High School PTSA plant sale. This 38th annual fundraiser supports PTSA scholarships and enrichment programs for high school students. A variety of potted plants and hanging baskets are being offered.
Obituary: Ellen A. DiLaura
Sat, Apr 2nd 2022 07:00 am
Ellen A. DiLaura, 83, of Grand Island, passed away on March 22, 2022, at her residence, surrounded by her family and under the care of Hospice Buffalo. Born in Brooklyn, she was the daughter of the late John F. and Helen (McCue) Mason.
Trombone Shorty shares 'What it Takes' feat. Lauren Daigle from new album 'Lifted'
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 05:20 pm
Trombone Shorty has released the third preview of his anticipated new studio album, "Lifted," out April 29 on Blue Note Records. "What it Takes" features fellow Louisianian Lauren Daigle - the Platinum-selling, two-time Grammy-winning vocalist. "What It Takes" starts with a snare drum roll and opens up to an uplifting blend of soul, funk and pop - a celebration of the strength and growth that can emerge from times of struggle.
The Judds to reunite for first nationally televised award show performance in 20+ years at CMT Music Awards
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 05:20 pm
CMT announced five-time Grammy Award-winning iconic duo The Judds will reunite for the first time in more than two decades on a nationally televised award show stage when they perform at the 2022 CMT Music Awards. Hosted by Kelsea Ballerini and Anthony Mackie, the special airs Monday, April 11 (8 p.m. ET live) on the CBS Television Network and will be available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.
Jewel shares upbeat new single 'Living With Your Memory'
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 05:15 pm
Four-time Grammy-nominated, multi-Platinum singer-songwriter Jewel shares the brand-new high-energy single "Living With Your Memory" from her new studio album, "Freewheelin' Woman," out April 15 via her own Words Matter Music.
Presenters announced for 64th Annual Grammy Awards
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 05:15 pm
A diverse roster of artists, musicians and actors will take the stage as presenters at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards, hosted by Trevor Noah live from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 3 (8 p.m. ET), on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.
Ortt, GOP lawmakers reach out to legislative leaders to collaborate on 'fair & bipartisan' district maps
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 04:20 pm
Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt and Republican lawmakers today sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie calling for a collaborative approach to creating what they called "fair and bipartisan legislative district maps."
Elevation Rhythm releases 'Growing Pains'
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 03:50 pm
As an essential part of Elevation Church based in Charlotte, North Carolina, the group sets the musical compass for a younger generation of worshipers. With youth and young adults at the forefront of its mission, Elevation Rhythm's sonic backdrop is intentional to keep up with the changing times, which is why the group experiments with a variety of bold sounds and textures.
Anne Wilson releases her latest single, 'God Thing'
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 03:50 pm
Capitol CMG artist and songwriter Anne Wilson has released her latest single, "God Thing," available now. The high-energy track written by Wilson, Ben Glover and Jeff Sojka, "explores the tiny 'miracles' that happen every day to remind us that a higher power is there to guide us and provide for us in our times of need."
New Life Worship is 'Over It All'
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 03:50 pm
Today, New Life Worship release their long-awaited live album, "Over It All." After 20 years of worship ministry, and seven years since their last project, the worship team of New Life Church is back with music that "exudes spirit-fueled energy, joy and surrender to the Lord."
Memphis May Fire share 'Only Human' feat. AJ Channer
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 03:50 pm
Memphis May Fire - Matty Mullins (vocals), Kellen McGregor (guitar), Cory Elder (bass) and Jake Garland (drums) - have shared "Only Human" from their upcoming seventh album, "Remade in Misery."
716 United Basketball announces Niagara Falls AAU girls basketball travel team
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 03:40 pm
On Friday, 716 United Basketball announced it is now operating with full support from the Niagara Falls Boys and Girls Club. 716 United also announced it will start developing a female basketball team this spring.
Niagara Wine Trail hosts 'Taste of the Trail' weekend event
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 02:55 pm
Tickets are on sale for the Niagara Wine Trail's annual "Taste of the Trail," food sampling and wine tasting event, Saturday, April 9 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and Sunday, April 10 (noon to 5 p.m.). The event is designed to bring out the flavors of the wineries' handcrafted local beverages.
Scammers using your number to text you: Don't click on that link!
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 02:55 pm
Consumers report to Better Business Bureau that they're receiving text messages that appear to come from ... themselves.
Niagara Pride's scholarship for WNY LGBTQ+ youth accepting applications
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 02:55 pm
Niagara Pride is accepting applications for its 2022 Niagara Pride LGBTQ+ youth scholarship.
Higgins calls for continued discussions on Canada's proposed property tax on Americans
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 02:55 pm
During a U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee hearing, Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, asked U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Katherine Tai to continue discussions related to Canada's proposed 1% tax on United States citizens owning property in Canada.
UB players 'Sack Hunger,' team with Price Rite Marketplace to aid local food pantry
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 02:55 pm
Price Rite Marketplace and the University at Buffalo football program once again teamed up to fight against food insecurity through the annual "Sack Hunger" campaign.
File your tax return simply, quickly, and for free with these tips
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 02:55 pm
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance reminds taxpayers that its website,, can help make filing personal income tax returns simple, fast and free.
Niagara County raises flag for Donate Life Month
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 02:55 pm
Niagara County Legislature Chairwoman Rebecca Wydysh and Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski were joined by Sarah Diina of ConnectLife to raise the ConnectLife flag outside the Niagara County Courthouse in recognition of April as National Donate Life Month.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 1, 2022
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 12:05 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 1, 2022
Q&A: Geoffrey Zakarian to give one aspiring restaurateur $250,000 on new Food Network series 'Big Restaurant Bet'
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 11:45 am
With aspiring restaurant owners in need of guidance - particularly with everything they've faced since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic - Geoffrey Zakarian is taking a "can-do" approach to "Big Restaurant Bet." He is putting $250,000 of his resources into "the next rising star in the restaurant world" on a new Food Network competition series premiering Tuesday, April 5 (10 p.m. ET/PT).
Original teen idol and 'Teen Angel' Frankie Avalon to perform at Riviera
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 11:35 am
It's unlikely the current crop of "stars" will attain the level of success Frankie Avalon has had over the past eight - count them, eight - decades as a singer and actor.
Village of Lewiston Board looking to avoid tax increase
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 11:25 am
The Village of Lewiston intends to pass along its accrued savings to residents.
Spring Showcase: Canterbury Place owner retiring after 30 years of service to Lewiston community
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 11:20 am
One of Lewiston's most popular merchants is calling it a career. Pamela Karski is retiring and closing Canterbury Place - the 2018 Lewiston Business of the Year.
Wear-N-Share welcomes area residents to stop by
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 11:15 am
Volunteers with the Wear-N-Share Community Clothing Closet invite River Region residents to stop by and check out its wide variety of slightly used clothing items for men, women and children.
Parks/recreation projects heat up in Lewiston, Porter
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 11:10 am
News on the parks and recreation front continues to occupy discussions among officials in both the towns of Lewiston and Porter.
Obituary: Evelyn 'Mary' Ball
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 11:05 am
Evelyn "Mary" Ball of Lewiston passed away on Monday, March 28, 2022, in Elderwood at Wheatfield.
World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma returns for engagement with BPO
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 10:45 am
An artist whose name is synonymous with classical music, world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma will return to Buffalo for a one-night-only performance with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra on Friday, Nov. 18 (7:30 p.m.), at Kleinhans Music Hall.
ABBA releasing brand-new, career-encompassing LP & CD collections, picture disc LP set, lyric video series
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 10:45 am
When "Voyage," the first new ABBA album in 40 years, and the accompanying shows in London were announced in September 2021, the global headlines it garnered underlined the phenomenal popularity of ABBA, four decades after they pressed the pause button on their career.
Reigning champ Bobby Flay joined by Anne Burrell & Jet Tila in new season of Food Network's 'BBQ Brawl'
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 10:40 am
The brawl returns with superstar chefs Anne Burrell and Jet Tila challenging the undefeated champion, Bobby Flay, for a chance at leading Food Network's next "Master of 'Cue" to victory in the new season of "BBQ Brawl," premiering with a special 90-minute episode on Monday, May 9 (9 p.m. ET/PT), on Food Network.
Niagara Falls City School District, NCCC celebrate Bloneva Bond
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 10:25 am
Niagara County Community College and Niagara Falls City Schools were part of the statewide "Women's Empowerment Draft" throughout the month of March. The two schools joined 24 other colleges and 30 grade schools to collectively celebrate Women's History Month. The program, created by Alfred University's Art Force 5, uses a pro-sports theme to build enthusiasm for historic icons.
YMCA Buffalo Niagara presents Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of WNY with Stewart Partnership Award
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 10:20 am
YMCA Buffalo Niagara has given Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York its 2021 Stewart Partnership Award. This accolade is given annually to an organization in the community that aligns with the YMCA's mission and works with the Y to create a lasting, positive impact on the local community.
North Tonawanda Mayor Tylec announces April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 10:15 am
The Erie/Niagara Sunrise Exchange Club, in collaboration with Mayor Austin Tylec, are recognizing the month of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month with the lighting of City Hall in blue for the entire month. They are encouraging all individuals and organizations to play a role in making the Tonawanda's a better place for children and families.
United Way of Greater Niagara & Leadership Niagara announce partnership
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 10:10 am
On Thursday, United Way of Greater Niagara and Leadership Niagara announced both agencies will partner through Leadership Niagara's Leadership for the Youth of Niagara Communities program - LYNC - in order to reaffirm both agencies' commitment to Niagara County's youth. The event was held at Platter's Chocolates in North Tonawanda.

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