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Over 200 participated in 'Walk the Falls'
Mon, Sep 19th 2022 10:20 am
On Saturday morning, Create a Healthier Niagara Collaborative gathered for the sixth annual "Walk The Falls." The event had over 200 attendees participate.
State Parks announces pheasant hunt lottery
Mon, Sep 19th 2022 10:20 am
The Niagara Region of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced the annual permit lottery for the 2022 pheasant hunting season will take place Monday, Oct. 3. This will include the drawing for both the youth hunt and the regular season hunt.
AAA: Regional gas prices all drop below $4 mark
Mon, Sep 19th 2022 10:20 am
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $3.68, down 4 cents from one week ago. One year ago, the price was $3.19. The New York state average is $3.78, down 11 cents since last Monday. A year ago, the NYS average was $3.28.
Wildlife Festival returns to Niagara Power Vista Sept. 24-25
Mon, Sep 19th 2022 07:00 am
Wildlife shows, conservation and science activities, and a glimpse of Tuscarora culture top the program at the New York Power Authority's Wildlife Festival Sept. 24-25. The free family festival, co-sponsored by the Niagara County Federation of Conservation Clubs (NCFCC), will run both days from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine.
'Kiss Me Kate' on stage
Mon, Sep 19th 2022 07:00 am
The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild proudly presents "Kiss Me Kate," opening Friday, Sept. 16, and running through Sunday, Oct. 2, at the Ellicott Creek Playhouse, 550 Ellicott Creek, Tonawanda.
Complete Senior Care - PACE open house
Mon, Sep 19th 2022 07:00 am
On Oct. 13, Complete Senior Care - PACE will hold an open house and basket raffle from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1302 Main St., Niagara Falls (IDT board room). Included will be a basket raffle, and a 50/50 split. Masks are required.
Students, teachers adjust to a new school year
Sat, Sep 17th 2022 07:00 am
Grand Island's students and teachers returned to classrooms equipped with two air purifiers each, said Grand Island Central School District superintendent Brian Graham at Tuesday's board of education meeting.
Niagara Sailing Club reopens for business
Sat, Sep 17th 2022 07:00 am
A new home for the Niagara River Sailing Club has risen from the ashes of the former building, destroyed by fire in March 2021.
Ryan announces funding for security upgrades at Grand Island schools
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 02:25 pm
On Friday, New York State Sen. Sean Ryan joined school officials to announce $138,000 in security improvements being made to schools in the Grand Island Central School District. Ryan secured a $112,500 New York State grant to fund the bulk of the cost of the improvements.
ECDOH: To flush or not to flush? Protect & preserve your septic system with these reminders during SepticSmart Week
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 01:45 pm
The third week of September is SepticSmart Week, and the Erie County Department of Health and the Erie County Department of Environment and Planning (ECDEP) are using this opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of properly maintaining and caring for septic systems.
Leader Cody Carnes releases 'Forever & Amen' featuring Kari Jobe
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 01:40 pm
Grammy-nominated worship leader Cody Carnes has released another song, "Forever & Amen" with Kari Jobe, from his forthcoming album "God is Good!" The new song is the final track to be released before the album releases Sept. 30.
Hochul urges New Yorkers to be aware of scams tied to federal student debt relief
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 01:40 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul issued a warning to consumers about scammers taking advantage of the recent student debt relief plan to steal borrowers' money and personal information.
Buffalo & Niagara Falls 'light up' to celebrate 75th anniversary of Aspire of Western New York
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 01:40 pm
On Sept. 19, 1947, Aspire of Western New York, formerly known as Cerebral Palsy of Western New York, was officially incorporated. After extensive growth in both physical locations and services provided, Aspire will celebrate its 75th anniversary on Sept. 19.
Hochul announces free car seat checks during Child Passenger Safety Week
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 01:40 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul and the Governor's Traffic Safety Committee announced free child car seat checks by certified child passenger safety technicians will be available across the state during Child Passenger Safety Week, which starts today and concludes with National Seat Check Saturday on Sept. 24.
Discarded stoneware reveals secrets of 19th century Western New York
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 01:40 pm
Members of the public will be able to explore Western New York's hidden history - as revealed by its stoneware pottery treasures - at the History Center of Niagara on Sept. 29. Peter Jablonski, an avid "privy digger" and historical researcher, and David Potter, a lifelong collector of historic stoneware, will present a program titled "History & Mystery of the Early Decorated Stoneware Potteries of the Queen City, 1834-1896."
Niagara County raises flag for Suicide Prevention Month
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 01:40 pm
The Niagara County Legislature passed a resolution at its Tuesday meeting declaring September as "Suicide Prevention Month" in Niagara County. Earlier on Tuesday, the Suicide Prevention Coalition flag was hoisted at the Niagara County Courthouse in Lockport.
Holocaust survivor Sol Messinger, UB alum and professor emeritus, tells his story in new Ken Burns documentary on PBS
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 01:40 pm
In 1939, Sol Messinger and his parents boarded the MS St. Louis, the ship carrying 900 Jewish refugees who were desperately fleeing Nazi Germany. But no country, including the U.S. and Canada, would allow the ship entry, so it had to return to Europe where the Holocaust was rapidly unfolding.
Cade Thompson is 'Lost Without You'
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 01:40 pm
The latest song from Red Street Records' artist Cade Thompson, "Lost Without You," is now available on all DSPs following his previous single, "Arms Of Jesus."
DEC announces annual Arbor Day poster contest
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 01:40 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the start of DEC's annual Arbor Day poster contest. Each year, DEC's urban and community forestry program coordinates the contest to promote the value of trees in the environment and New Yorkers' lives. The winner of the contest will have their photo or artwork reproduced as the 2023 Arbor Day poster to commemorate the holiday.
UB department of music, BPO collaborate to commemorate Lukas Foss
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 01:40 pm
Lukas Foss (1922-2009) was a composer, conductor, pianist and visionary whose legendary contributions to the Buffalo arts scene were transformative. From 1963-70, Foss served as the music director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO), championing the works of living composers and 20th century music. In 1964, he co-founded and served as co-director of the Center for Creative and Performing Arts at the University at Buffalo, where he ushered in innovative works and performances for more than two decades.
Higgins: $480,000 in federal funding for Parent Network of WNY
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 01:40 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced a federal grant totaling $480,000 over four years awarded to the Parent Network of Western New York.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Sept. 16, 2022
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 12:00 pm
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Sept. 16, 2022
Developer looking to convert Lewiston Event Center into self-storage
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 11:15 am
Plans were presented to the Village of Lewiston's Historic Preservation Commission and Planning boards on Monday to renovate the Lewiston Event Center and convert it into a self-storage facility.
Kinney looks to improve Lewiston waterfront properties
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 11:05 am
The success of John Kinney's waterfront business - and that of his tenant - has resulted in a need for upgrades to his three properties.
'RockOut Cancer' is back at the Lewiston Stone House, raising money for cancer survivors
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 11:00 am
The Lower Niagara Community Survivors group will again host "RockOut Cancer" to raise money for those fighting cancer. This year's fundraiser starts with a 7 p.m. preparty on Friday, at the Lewiston Stone House on Center Street. Special guests include Summer of '69 with Gary Baker, and the Rev. Monsignor David LiPuma, formerly of St. Peter R.C. Church.
Project Hope paints its way to $100,000 in donations
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 10:55 am
A local contractor's dedication to the community now has 100,000 reasons to celebrate its efforts to brighten the lives of others.
Niagara County, Filicetti respond to concealed carry actions
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 10:50 am
In the wake of new anti-crime legislation passed in Albany, Niagara County issued its own response this week.
Many newsmakers at YBPA fall membership meeting
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 10:50 am
A number of items of interest were discussed at Tuesday's fall meeting of the Youngstown Business and Professional Association, held in the Officer's Club at Fort Niagara State Park.
'Flowers for Ukraine' fundraiser underway
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 10:40 am
The world has become an uneasy place because of events that unfolded this year between Russia and Ukraine.
Record crowd at 'Lewiston Jeopardy'
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 10:35 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston held its third annual "Lewison Jeopardy" fundraising event Thursday night at the Brickyard Brewing Company.
Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce announces gala awardees
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce, along with elected leaders, will honor three outstanding recipients for the 2022 Niagara River Region Chamber Awards Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 10, at The Niagara Falls Country Club.
Security and law enforcement students hit the ground running
Fri, Sep 16th 2022 07:00 am
The Niagara Career and Technical Education Center security and law enforcement students started the new school year hitting the ground running!
Buffalo backers: Vote for WNY's top chicken wings, pizza, place to watch a game
Thu, Sep 15th 2022 11:50 pm
Niagara Frontier Publications is expanding its fall food contest this year. Now through the end of the football season, we want your input in naming the area's best chicken wings, pizza, and place to watch a game. It could be a bar, a restaurant or a social club - the only requirement is that the nominee(s) be Western New York-based.
George Strait, Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire, Alan Jackson, Luke Bryan, Little Big Town featured on new compilation, 'Country Christmas Greatest Hits'
Thu, Sep 15th 2022 11:40 pm
"Country Christmas Greatest Hits" includes 13 holiday songs from such icons as Alan Jackson, Carrie Underwood, George Strait, Luke Bryan, Vince Gill, Darius Rucker and Little Big Town, just to name a few. The collection will also feature one of the best-selling Christmas songs in the history of Christmas songs: "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree" from Brenda Lee.
Little Big Town readies release of new album, 'Mr. Sun'
Thu, Sep 15th 2022 11:35 pm
Little Big Town will release their anticipated 10th studio album, "Mr. Sun," on Friday.
Hochul signs legislation to expand public servants' access to student loan forgiveness
Thu, Sep 15th 2022 11:35 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday signed legislation, her team said, "to expand and simplify access to the federal public service loan forgiveness program statewide. The new legislation establishes uniformity around what qualifies as full-time employment for the purposes of accessing PSLF, and allows public service employers to certify employment on behalf of workers, eliminating substantial barriers to applying for and accessing PSLF."
'Be My Guest with Ina Garten' returns for season 2 with special guests Faith Hill, Nathan Lane, Emily Blunt & Marcus Samuelsson
Thu, Sep 15th 2022 11:35 pm
Ina Garten, the "Barefoot Contessa," opens her East Hampton home to friends - both old and new - in the second season of her series "Be My Guest with Ina Garten" for fun days of great conversation, good food and visits to some of her favorite local spots.
NACC to stage opera Oct. 21 & 23
Thu, Sep 15th 2022 11:35 pm
Puccini's masterpiece "La Bohème" is coming to the stage at the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23.
Tim Hortons Smile Cookie campaign runs Sept. 19-25
Thu, Sep 15th 2022 11:30 pm
Every year, Tim Hortons restaurant owners show their dedication to supporting their communities through the annual weeklong Smile Cookie campaign. The annual campaign sees 100% of purchases from each $1 Smile Cookie - a chocolate chunk cookie topped with pink and blue icing drawing out a smile - donated to local charities.
 

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