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Extension of Medicaid postpartum coverage is good for cardiac health of new mothers
Mon, Mar 21st 2022 01:40 pm
Growing evidence suggests pregnancy complications could mean future health risks, particularly heart disease and stroke. The state Assembly and Senate took steps to reduce this by including measures that would extend the Medicaid postpartum coverage period from 60 days to 12 months in their proposed one-house budget bills that came out this week.
UB to lead $7.5 million project to improve computer chip reliability and security via revolutionary testing advancements
Mon, Mar 21st 2022 10:00 am
The University at Buffalo has been selected by the Department of Defense (DoD) to lead a $7.5 million project to develop new concepts for precision testing of important qualities of semiconductor chips.
DWI accident and arrest in Cambria
Mon, Mar 21st 2022 08:50 am
At 5:30 a.m. Sunday, March 20, the Niagara County Communications Center received 911 calls reporting a vehicle on fire, north of the intersection of Upper Mountain Road and Shawnee Road.
Finally: Gas prices drop
Mon, Mar 21st 2022 08:30 am
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $4.25, down 8 cents from last week. One year ago, the price was $2.88. The New York state average is 4.37, down 8 cents from last week. A year ago, the NYS average was $2.92.
Opioid Settlement Board expands from 19 to 21 members
Mon, Mar 21st 2022 08:30 am
On Saturday, Gov. Kathy Hochul, after signing legislation expanding the Opioid Settlement Board from 19 members to 21 members, announced her two appointments to the board.
Early morning vehicle pursuit in Niagara Falls
Sat, Mar 19th 2022 02:50 pm
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office reported that, at 2:41 a.m. Saturday morning, Deputy Alex Hall was on patrol when he observed a vehicle that had been previously identified from several
Rotary Roundup: Undie Sunday collects items for Community Missions
Sat, Mar 19th 2022 07:00 am
The Grand Island Rotary Club's 22nd annual Undie Sunday's two-week promotion was an overwhelming success, as a multitude of undergarments and socks were donated to Community Missions of the Niagara Frontier and the Buffalo United Afghan evacuee's welcome kits.
Grand Island's Grayson Shelp finally gets his Kleinhans Music Hall moment
Sat, Mar 19th 2022 07:00 am
When Grayson Shelp was in third grade at William Kaegebein Elementary School on Grand Island, he became interested in Mrs. Ells optional orchestra class. When asked to select a string instrument to learn that year, he was torn between the cello and string bass.
A conversation with Dr. Rubie Harris about Grand Island Central School District budget
Sat, Mar 19th 2022 07:00 am
The Grand Island Central School District's annual budget vote will be held on May 17, and the school district, along with the Board of Education, is preparing for that vote.
Practicing coyote coexistence
Sat, Mar 19th 2022 07:00 am
Residents in the region are fortunate to share their environment with many species of wildlife, from birds to butterflies to mammals.
Grand Island: Old Town Hall cupola gets new lease on life
Sat, Mar 19th 2022 07:00 am
During World War II, Island residents feared the town would be attacked by enemy planes. Because of that fear, people crawled through a trap door at the Grand Island's original Town Hall on Baseline Hall that led to the cupola, which was the highest point of the building.
Danielia Cotton releases soul-inspired new album 'Good Day'
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 04:25 pm
Today, multihyphenate singer/songwriter Danielia Cotton releases her new album, "Good Day." The album is 11-tracks that take three decades of near misses, close chances, 40 feet from stardom, love, loss, and redemption through a blend of Motown, soul, gospel and rock 'n' roll.
Hochul announces creation of 350-plus jobs with expansion of AML RightSource in Buffalo
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 04:10 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday announced AML RightSource is expanding in Buffalo and will add an additional 363 employees to support the addition of new services and clients, resulting in a total Buffalo workforce of approximately 540 employees.
NYS agriculture commissioner promotes maple industry with first maple tapping of season
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 03:50 pm
New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Commissioner Richard A. Ball joined the Upper Hudson Maple Producers Association for the ceremonial first maple tapping of the season at Brower Road Sugarhouse, a New York State Grown & Certified maple producer, to promote the state maple industry and encourage New Yorkers to support local maple producers this season.
500 new jobs at Moog, with a $25 million investment in Erie County
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 03:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a significant expansion of Moog Inc. in Western New York, creating up to 500 new jobs in the local aerospace industry with the addition of new high-tech manufacturing equipment.
94th Oscars musical performers to include all-star band featuring Adam Blackstone, Travis Barker, Sheila E. & Robert Glasper; D-Nice; The Samples Choir; and live orchestra
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 02:25 pm
Show producers Will Packer and Shayla Cowan on Friday announced special musical performers for the 94th Oscars, airing live on ABC and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, March 27 (8 p.m. EDT).
North Tonawanda: Tylec swears in new chief of police
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 02:25 pm
Mayor Austin Tylec said he was "honored" to issue the oath of office to newly appointed Chief of Police Keith T. Glass on Friday morning.
NYSAR: Increased listings a welcome sign for NYS housing market
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 02:00 pm
For the first time in eight months, there was an increase in number of homes newly listed for sale, according to the housing report released Friday by the New York State Association of REALTORS. NYSAR noted, "Despite the bump in new listings, overall housing inventory remains critically low."
Amanda Cook addresses 'State of the Union' on May 20
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 02:00 pm
Worship leader and songwriter Amanda Cook has announced the release of her forthcoming LP, "State of the Union" - and she is giving fans a taste of the new music with the track "While We Wait."
Ortt calls on Hochul and legislative leaders to prioritize base retention funds in final state budget
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 01:25 pm
New York State Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt on Friday stood at the Niagara Falls Airfield with local leaders to call on Gov. Kathy Hochul and legislative leaders to "restore vital funding" for military base retention in this year's state budget.
Chicks have arrived at CountryMax Stores
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 01:25 pm
For homesteaders, fans of backyard chickens and kids across the state, it's a great day. The baby chicks have arrived once again at all CountryMax Stores.
City of Buffalo Animal Shelter pets riding in style in new 'PAWS Truck' mobile adoption vehicle
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 01:25 pm
The City of Buffalo Animal Shelter unveiled its new "PAWS Truck," a mobile adoption vehicle that will help shelter animals find their forever homes.
Hochul: Up to $1 million to expand opioid treatment program services
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 01:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the availability of up to $1 million in funding for opioid treatment program providers to establish additional locations outside of their current facilities. This initiative is designed to help bring these services to currently underserved locations, and to address the growing need for OTP services across New York state.
Memorial to offer free community event with surgeons Kappus, Muscarella
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 01:25 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will host a free community event at noon Wednesday, March 23, to recognize Colorectal Cancer Awareness and National GI Nurses & Associates Week.
Buffalo & Erie County Greenway Standing Committee announces awards
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 01:25 pm
The Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee has announced eight new awards totaling approximately $2 million for beautification and improvement projects along the Buffalo and Erie County portion of the Greenway Trail.
Elias Dummer & Sandra McCracken 'See Clearly'
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 11:05 am
"Capturing humanity's collective longing for a world free from sickness, strife and confusion," Juno and GMA Canada Covenant Award-winner Elias Dummer offer "See Clearly" today. Featuring acclaimed singer/songwriter Sandra McCracken, the plaintive, indie-pop hymn was penned by Dummer and David Leonard (All Sons & Daughters) and co-produced by Dummer and Brent Milligan.
Songwriter Ben Fuller shares 'Who I Am'
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 11:05 am
Introducing Ben Fuller, the newest member to join the Provident Entertainment family. Today, the singer/songwriter aptly introduces himself with his debut single, "Who I Am."
Town of Porter considering townwide reevaluation of properties
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 11:00 am
The Town of Porter disclosed Monday it is now considering a full reevaluation of properties in the town, including those in the Village of Youngstown.
Inaugural Niagara Falls USA Marathon announced
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 10:55 am
iRun WNY, in cooperation with the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce, Niagara Falls USA Chamber, and Destination Niagara, recently announced the inaugural Niagara Falls USA Marathon, Half Marathon and Historic Lewiston 5K. The program includes a 5K event on April 29, and full marathon and half-marathon events on April 30.
Celebrating St. Patrick's Day
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 10:40 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced landmarks across the state would be lit green, white and/or orange Thursday in recognition of St. Patrick's Day.
DEC announces adoption of new freshwater fishing regulations
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 10:40 am
On Thursday, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the adoption of new freshwater fishing regulations that will take effect April 1.
Free, virtual workshops for families who have children with disabilities, professionals who work with them
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 10:40 am
A series of free, virtual workshops designed to inform and educate parents who have children with disabilities and professionals who work with them will be hosted online by Parent Network of WNY throughout April.
'Oh, So Vein!' Learn how vascular health is connected to how you feel
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 10:40 am
Some circulation problems like varicose and spider veins aren't life-threatening. Others, like deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and peripheral artery disease (PAD), can be. If you have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease, a family history of stroke, or are 50 years old or older, you may be at risk.
Village of Brockport selected for 'Empire State Trail Town' program
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 10:40 am
Parks & Trails New York, the New York State Canal Corp. and the Village of Brockport announced Brockport was selected as the pilot community for the new "Empire State Trail Town" program. They said this will help Brockport benefit from its location along the Erie Canalway Trail/Empire State Trail.
Niagara Falls: Police officer, teen hurt in crash
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 10:40 am
On March 17, at approximately 10:18 p.m., the Niagara Falls Police crash management unit responded to the intersection of 11th Street and North Avenue to investigate a two-car crash involving a marked police vehicle.
Developers bring new life to old Kmart site in Niagara
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 10:00 am
After several years of dormancy, the former site of Kmart on Military and Packard roads in the Town of Niagara is seeing activity.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for March 18, 2022
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 09:40 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for March 18, 2022
Over $500 million in pandemic relief distributed to nearly 29,000 small businesses throughout NYS
Thu, Mar 17th 2022 04:30 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced nearly 29,000 small and micro-businesses throughout New York were awarded more than $500 million in grant funds through the COVID-19 Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program.
Hochul: More than 20 million COVID-19 tests to be deployed across state through spring to bolster ongoing preparedness efforts
Thu, Mar 17th 2022 04:30 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced more than 20 million over-the-counter coronavirus tests will be distributed across the state through the spring to bolster New York's ongoing preparedness efforts.
Republican Leader Rob Ortt on state of emergency extension
Thu, Mar 17th 2022 04:30 pm
On Wednesday, Gov. Kathy Hochul extended her executive order declaring a state of emergency in New York to April 15. This is in response to the continuing coronavirus pandemic.

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