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Stars continue to line up for 94th Oscars: Daniel Kaluuya, Mila Kunis, Lupita Nyong'o, Naomi Scott, Wesley Snipes & John Travolta
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 03:10 pm
Show producers Will Packer and Shayla Cowan on Friday announced the next wave of star presenters headed to the stage for the 94th Oscars. The lineup includes Daniel Kaluuya, Mila Kunis, Lupita Nyong'o, Naomi Scott, Wesley Snipes and John Travolta. "The Oscars" will air live on ABC and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, March 27 (8 p.m. EDT).
American Diabetes Association Tour de Cure Returns in person, united again across region
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 12:45 pm
The 2022 American Diabetes Association Tour de Cure is back to an in-person event this year on Saturday June 11, at Xerox Campus in Webster. Riders across upstate New York, including the Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse and Albany regions, will unite for the second consecutive year to raise much-needed funds for diabetes research, education and advocacy.
NFMMC winter market raises $15,000 for women's services
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 12:40 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Foundation presents a check for $15,000 to Dr. Renee Baughman, nurse practitioner Erin DiMarco and registered nurse Kathy Kendzierski.
Hochul directs agencies to deploy emergency response assets as winter storm will impact majority of state with heavy snow & high winds
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 12:30 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul has directed state agencies to deploy emergency response assets as a winter weather system is poised to deliver another round of heavy snow across most of New York beginning Friday night and continuing through Saturday.
Daylight saving time: Turn your clocks forward and test your smoke alarms
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 12:30 pm
Daylight saving time begins this Sunday, March 13, and the American Red Cross of Western New York reminds everyone to turn your clocks forward one hour and test your smoke alarms.
It's good to have friends
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 11:55 am
Maryann Cogdill, director of OB/GYN services at the Center for Women at Mount St. Mary's Hospital - named the Nurse of Distinction for Western New York in January - visited the Rotary Club of Lewiston and Niagara-on-the-Lake on March 9.
Up to $10,000 in utility payment assistance will expire March 15
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 11:55 am
Winter utility bills this season are noticeably higher in comparison to the past few years. Several factors are the cause, including a colder-than-normal January with customers turning up thermostats. Cost of the natural gas commodity is at the highest price in recent years. And with the COVID-19 pandemic not losing its grip, many people continue to work remotely and spend much more time in their homes without turning the heat down or lights off.
WNY kids to hone their cooking skills with 'Y on the Fly' in Buffalo
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 11:55 am
YMCA Buffalo Niagara's "Y on the Fly" program will be partnering with FeedMore WNY for "Kids in the Kitchen," a hands-on education program with children in Buffalo.
Top 4 precautions for drivers as daylight saving time begins
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 11:55 am
It's time to "spring forward" and set clocks ahead one hour beginning Sunday, March 13, at 2 a.m. Losing an hour of sleep and the change in daylight hours means motorists may potentially experience drowsy driving and added distractions behind the wheel as children and pedestrians take advantage of more daylight.
Catholic Health launches specialty pharmacy program in Niagara County
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 11:55 am
Catholic Health has expanded its specialty pharmacy program to serve patients in Niagara County. Launched last July in Erie County, Catholic Health's specialty pharmacy offers comprehensive, personalized pharmacy services for patients with serious chronic health conditions who require complex medication therapies.
National Grid increases staffing, prepares for forecasted high winds & heavy snow
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 11:55 am
National Grid has increased staffing, and has extended evening, overnight and weekend work shifts in preparation for a weather forecast that calls for another round of high winds and heavy snow across portions of upstate New York tonight through Saturday. In addition, the company has activated its comprehensive emergency response plan, including:
Lt. Col. Andrew J. Carlson takes command of NY Air Guard's 107th Attack Wing
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 11:55 am
Lt. Col. Andrew J. Carlson will take command of the New York Air National Guard's 107th Attack Wing from Col. Gary R. Charlton II during a ceremony at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station on Saturday. Charlton has assumed command of the 105th Airlift Wing at Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh.
Village of Lewiston: Center Street remodel begins
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 11:00 am
Work is now underway on a long-awaited Center Street enhancement project.
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: Current Griffon House location has historic roots, Townsend ties
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 11:00 am
Today we look into another "bicentennial structure," this one a well-known and appreciated dining establishment on the north side of Center Street, as you enter into the business district. As a lead-up to our upcoming celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Town and Village of Lewiston, everyone should be aware of these longstanding and interesting structures.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for March 11, 2022
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 10:35 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for March 11, 2022
'Making Music Matter' with ABC Bel Canto Choirs
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 10:15 am
The ABC Bel Canto Choirs: Presto, Vivace and Bravo will present "Making Music Matter" at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 20, at Clarence Presbyterian Church, 9675 Main St.
St. Patrick's Day celebrations return: Close to 3-dozen events on calendar
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 09:55 am
As the comeback to normalcy after COVID-19 continues, there's one celebration that residents of Buffalo Niagara have been looking forward to for some time now: St. Patrick's Day!
Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas welcomes new executive director
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 09:30 am
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas board of directors welcomes Sarah Nelson as the new executive director.
Kearns releases 'alarming' data on preforeclosure default notifications
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 09:25 am
Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns and the "Stay In Your Home" campaign on Thursday released what he called "a staggering report" on the postmoratorium preforeclosure notices received by many homeowners across Erie County.
$232 million in additional food assistance for New Yorkers in March
Thu, Mar 10th 2022 08:55 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced all New Yorkers enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will receive the maximum allowable level of food benefits for March. All households participating in SNAP - including those already at the maximum level of benefits -will receive a supplemental allotment this month, which will result in New York state's economy receiving roughly $232 million in federal funding.
Buffalo & Erie County Greenway Standing Committee to meet for announcement of Greenway grant awards
Thu, Mar 10th 2022 08:55 pm
The Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee announcement of awards will be conducted via videoconference at 8:30 a.m. Friday, March 18. For information on how to participate, contact Carol Sampson at 716-842-3232. The meeting will be recorded and posted on the committee website.
Protect your sensitive information and tax refund
Thu, Mar 10th 2022 08:55 pm
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, along with the New York State Office of Information Technology Services and the Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection, shared important tips to help New York taxpayers block identity thieves and tax fraudsters.
Northern Niagara County Kiwanis Club college scholarship opportunities
Thu, Mar 10th 2022 08:55 pm
The Northern Niagara County Kiwanis Club has college scholarships available. The group is looking to award three scholarships to graduating seniors in the school districts of Wilson, Newfane and Barker. Applications are available in the guidance department of these three school districts and must be returned by Tuesday, May 10.
Award-winning pastry chef Stephanie Boswell transforms failing bakeries on Food Network's new makeover series 'Bake or Break'
Thu, Mar 10th 2022 08:55 pm
Award-winning pastry chef Stephanie Boswell shares her years of experience and expertise with failing bakery owners to help save real struggling businesses on the new series "Bake or Break," premiering on Food Network and discovery+ on Monday, April 11 (10 p.m. ET/PT).
AAA: $4 gas the tipping point for most Americans
Thu, Mar 10th 2022 08:40 am
New survey data from AAA finds that two-thirds of Americans felt gas prices were too expensive just a few weeks ago at $3.53 per gallon. Now with the national average at an all-time high of over $4, Americans may have reached a tipping point.
Red Cross testing blood donations for COVID-19 antibodies
Thu, Mar 10th 2022 08:40 am
For a limited time, the American Red Cross has resumed testing all blood, platelet and plasma donations for coronavirus antibodies. Plasma from routine donations that have high levels of antibodies may be used as convalescent plasma to help meet the needs of COVID-19 patients with weakened immune systems.
Disney+ debuts brand-new teaser trailer for 'Obi-Wan Kenobi'
Wed, Mar 9th 2022 10:30 pm
Today, Disney+ released the teaser trailer for "Obi-Wan Kenobi," giving fans an exciting first look at the highly anticipated limited series, which launches exclusively on the streaming service on May 25.
'Tops Totes for Change' continues to aid local charities by raising over $400,000
Wed, Mar 9th 2022 07:20 pm
A little over two years ago, Tops launched "Tops Totes for Change." This program encourages shoppers to purchase a reusable bag with a special charity design for $1.99, with $1 of the proceeds donated back to four local community organization. Since its inception, Tops is proud to say that more than $403,000 has been raised for area charities.
94th Oscars Governors Ball brings something new to the table with chef Wolfgang Puck & Ghetto Gastro collaboration
Wed, Mar 9th 2022 07:15 pm
Chef Wolfgang Puck and Wolfgang Puck Catering will return to create the menu for this year's Governors Ball, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' official post-Oscars celebration, which will immediately follow the 94th Oscars ceremony on Sunday, March 27. The team will collaborate on menu items with Bronx-based culinary collective Ghetto Gastro.
Updated vaccination policy for BPO performances at Kleinhans Music Hall
Wed, Mar 9th 2022 07:10 pm
In accordance with the changes in guidelines from Erie County, New York state, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, proof of vaccination and masks are not required for events at Kleinhans Music Hall, effective today.
Attorney General James warns New Yorkers of potential price gouging of fuel
Wed, Mar 9th 2022 07:05 pm
In response to U.S. President Joe Biden's announcement Tuesday that the U.S. will ban imports of Russian oil, natural gas and coal, New York Attorney Letitia James warned oil companies and gas stations that price gouging is illegal. She reminded New Yorkers to be on alert for potential price gouging of fuel.
Hochul announces nearly $24 million in federal funding for domestic violence & sexual assault programs
Wed, Mar 9th 2022 04:15 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced New York is distributing nearly $24 million in federal funding to domestic violence programs and shelters, sexual assault programs, and rape crisis centers. The funding will help these programs expand on-site coronavirus testing and vaccination availability, offset fiscal challenges caused by the pandemic, better reach underserved communities, and support the recent uptick in survivors seeking help.
Hochul: New SNUG Street staff trained to deploy into communities to tackle gun violence
Wed, Mar 9th 2022 04:15 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the newest employees of the state's SNUG Street Outreach program will be deployed to sites in Albany, Buffalo, Hempstead, Mt. Vernon, Newburgh, Poughkeepsie, Rochester, Syracuse, Troy and Yonkers. Hochul met with the new staff and delivered virtual remarks at the team training on Wednesday.
Poloncarz updates status of American Rescue Plan projects in Erie County
Wed, Mar 9th 2022 04:15 pm
On Wednesday, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz provided an update on Erie County investments taking shape under his administration's RENEW Plan, one year after the passage of President Joe Biden's American Rescue Plan for State and Local Recovery (ARP), which provided counties and cities nationwide with funding for a wide variety of investments to aid in recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Free health screenings, resources & produce shared with Buffalo, Niagara Falls neighborhoods in March
Wed, Mar 9th 2022 03:35 pm
Several "Good for the Neighborhood" events, offering free health screenings, resources and information from health care professionals - along with fresh fruits, vegetables and family fun activities organized by the Independent Health Foundation - returns this year to in-person gatherings in Buffalo, Niagara Falls and other neighborhoods throughout Western New York.
Kevin Bacon, Ariana DeBose, Charli D'Amelio, John Stamos, Jenna Dewan, Amber Riley join 'Step Into...The Movies with Derek and Julianne Hough'
Wed, Mar 9th 2022 02:55 pm
"Step Into...The Movies with Derek and Julianne Hough," the one-hour special event inspired by some of the most iconic moments of dance on film, rounds out its star-studded cast with guest stars including Kevin Bacon, Charli D'Amelio, Ariana DeBose, Jenna Dewan, Harry Shum Jr., Baz Luhrmann, Tate McRae, Rob Marshall, Kenny Ortega, Amber Riley and John Stamos.
Youngstown Free Library has COVID-19 tests available
Wed, Mar 9th 2022 02:55 pm
Niagara County Legislator Irene Myers, left, delivers coronavirus test kits to Marlene Wessel and Karen Johnson of the Youngstown Free Library. The kits are available to any resident, free of charge, during the library's regular business hours.
Lewiston Garden Club elects members
Wed, Mar 9th 2022 02:50 pm
During the February meeting of the Lewiston Garden Club, members created floral arrangements and elected new officers.
Chris Moore Memorial set for July 1 at 'Big R'
Wed, Mar 9th 2022 02:50 pm
Ransomville Speedway will host the inaugural Chris Moore Memorial for the Investor's Service Sportsman on July 1, with sponsorship from Parkhill Tree Service and Niagara Hardwood.
Artpark lifts COVID-19 admissions policies for all venues
Wed, Mar 9th 2022 02:50 pm
In accordance with the changes in guidance from New York state and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, proof of coronavirus vaccination or negative test is no longer required to attend events at Artpark. Masks are also not required.
 

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