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Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Jan. 14, 2022
Fri, Jan 14th 2022 02:00 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Jan. 14, 2022
Boar's Head leaving Tops, but may return for holiday season
Fri, Jan 14th 2022 11:00 am
The level of excitement in DiMino Tops Lewiston owner Anthony DiMino's voice last spring when announcing the arrival of Boar's Head products was matched this week by a level of disappointment in revealing the deli line is going away.
Town of Niagara plans ahead for 2022
Fri, Jan 14th 2022 11:00 am
The Town of Niagara opened 2022 with its organizational session earlier this month. There, a number of procedural matters, including meeting schedules, town designations, members and personnel appointments, were approved for the year ahead.
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: Smith Home has ties to Lewiston founders
Fri, Jan 14th 2022 11:00 am
Situated in the heart of the village at the southwest corner of South Fifth and Plain streets, the house consists of two wings. The first wing, or north section (along Plain), is a large rectangular wing with a center chimney built in 1817 by David Smith. He was the minister for the first Religious Society in Lewiston, first minister of the Presbyterian Church, and also a founder for the first Episcopal congregation.
NCCC president challenges MCC president to friendly wager for Buffalo Bills playoff game
Fri, Jan 14th 2022 11:00 am
Via a Zoom meeting on Wednesday morning, Niagara County Community College President William J. Murabito challenged Massasoit Community College President Ray DiPasquale to a friendly wager on the outcome of the playoff game between the Buffalo Bills and the New England Patriots.
Afghan evacuees need our assistance
Fri, Jan 14th 2022 09:00 am
Your help is needed to help those who have helped us and are now suffering. The Grand Island Rotary, as well as other organizations in Western New York, is assisting Journey's End and three other local agencies that are in the process of resettling 335 Afghan refugees. These refugees will be making Buffalo their new home. They will account for more than one third of those coming to New York state in the resettlement of Afghan refugees who were airlifted from Afghanistan in the final days of the war.
Lewiston kicks off 2022 with reorg session
Fri, Jan 14th 2022 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston kicked off business for 2022 Monday with its reorganization meeting in the midst of COVID-19.
Grand Island mask/COVID-19 test kit distribution gets large response
Fri, Jan 14th 2022 07:00 am
It was a frosty and windy Monday morning with temperatures hovering around 10 degrees. Along Whitehaven Road and into the parking lot of the Nike Base, cars were lined up. Over the weekend, the drivers of those cars found out that the Golden Age Center was to be a distribution point for sets of KN95 masks and COVID-19 at-home antigen test kits. Each household was entitled to receive two home testing kits, containing two tests each.
HAL: Meet 'The Men of Battery M'
Fri, Jan 14th 2022 07:00 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston's next program is "The Men of Battery M." Edward Jackson will present this event at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah Fellowship Hall, 915 Oneida St.
Niagara County Conservative Party to hold candidate interviews
Thu, Jan 13th 2022 05:15 pm
The Niagara County Conservative Party will hold endorsement interviews for the 2022 election year from 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, at the Wheatfield Lions Club Five Senses Park Clubhouse, 6535 Ward Road.
Tears For Fears release new single, 'Break The Man'
Thu, Jan 13th 2022 04:55 pm
On Thursday, iconic British duo Tears For Fears released "Break The Man," the third single off their anticipated first studio album in 17 years, "The Tipping Point," arriving Feb. 25 via Concord Records.
Shane & Shane bring 'Worship In The Word' to masses
Thu, Jan 13th 2022 04:50 pm
Singer/songwriters and corporate worship influencers Shane & Shane are set to release "Worship In The Word," an all-new recording for children and families, on Jan. 28. In addition, the project is the impetus for a 10-episode streaming series of the same name, which will be available beginning Jan. 25 from RightNow Media.
NYS: Legislation will lower statutory judgment interest rates, ease debt burden on New York consumers
Thu, Jan 13th 2022 04:50 pm
Assembly member Helene E. Weinstein announced legislation signed into law by Gov. Hochul will ease the financial burden on New Yorkers with consumer debt judgments against them, especially low-income New Yorkers and those impacted financially by the COVID-19 pandemic (A.6474-A, Weinstein).
Hochul: Nearly $1 billion in financing for affordable housing
Thu, Jan 13th 2022 04:45 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday announced $991 million in bonds and subsidies awarded to create or preserve 3,242 affordable, sustainable and supportive homes across the state.
UB School of Management students offer free tax preparation services
Thu, Jan 13th 2022 04:45 pm
IRS-certified accounting students from the University at Buffalo School of Management will once again provide free tax preparation services to individuals and families with annual income below $57,000.
Senate & Assembly Republicans call on Farm Laborers Wage Board to reject reduction of overtime threshold to 'save future of farming in New York state'
Thu, Jan 13th 2022 04:45 pm
Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt, along with Sens. George Borrello and Ed Rath, and Assembly members Angelo Morinello, Stephen Hawley and Mike Norris, on Thursday urged the Farm Laborers Wage Board to vote against the reduction of the overtime threshold below the current 60 hours established in the Farm Laborer Fair Labor Practices Act (FLFLPA) of 2019.
New study aims to improve care for pediatric seizure patients
Thu, Jan 13th 2022 04:40 pm
Few things are more frightening for a parent than seeing their child experience a seizure. For the parent and for the paramedics who arrive on the scene, the primary goal is to stop the child's seizure.
KeyBank partners with Eastern Area of The Links
Thu, Jan 13th 2022 04:40 pm
KeyBank and The Eastern Area of The Links, one of the nation's oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of professional women of African descent, announced a newly formed partnership to provide a customized "Key4Women" Business Education Series and microgrants to women of color small business owners and entrepreneurs.
Hochul announces joint letter to US Treasury calling for additional federal rental relief
Thu, Jan 13th 2022 04:40 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday announced New York is joining California and New Jersey in calling on the federal government to prioritize additional rental relief funding for high tenant states that have exhausted their initial federal allocation.
State Office for Aging offers cold weather tips, emergency resources for older adults, caregivers & neighbors
Thu, Jan 13th 2022 04:35 pm
With recent sub-zero temperatures - and many more weeks of cold weather still to come - New York State Office for the Aging Director (NYSOFA) Greg Olsen reminds older adults, their caregivers and neighbors to take extra safety precautions and check in on one another.
Higgins: $35,000 in federal grants for Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra & Buffalo String Works
Thu, Jan 13th 2022 04:35 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced two federal grants totaling $35,000 awarded to the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and Buffalo String Works. Awarded by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) through the Grants for Arts project, the grants support community engagement in the arts for students in underserved communities.
ASI helps record-breaking number of local artists receive NYSCA Support for Artists funding
Thu, Jan 13th 2022 04:35 pm
In 2021, a year marked by turmoil and transformation, Arts Services Inc. had a record-breaking nine Erie and Chautauqua counties artists selected to receive $10,000 each in funding from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) for the round 3 Support for Artists grant program. These grants represent a portion of the $1.6 million total received by over 55 artists and organizations in Western New York through this round of funding.
Niagara County Central Rotary: 25th annual Cabin Fever Antique Show and Sale on Feb. 26
Thu, Jan 13th 2022 04:30 pm
The Niagara County Central Rotary presents the 25th annual Cabin Fever Antique Show and Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, at the Frontier Firehall, 2176 Liberty Drive, Niagara Falls. Admission is $4. This unique attraction gives antique enthusiasts a chance to share, sell and buy prized antiques.
ECDOH launches 'test to stay' program with 17 school districts, 11 non-public schools
Wed, Jan 12th 2022 04:50 pm
Beginning this week, the Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) has launched the "test to stay" program with 17 Erie County school districts and 11 non-public schools.
Brown announces anonymous donation of nearly 8,000 N95 masks to Buffalo Police Department
Wed, Jan 12th 2022 04:15 pm
Mayor Byron Brown joined Buffalo Police Department leadership on Wednesday to announce the anonymous donation of approximately 8,000 N95 face masks to the BPD.
Women United of Greater Niagara has success with hygiene drive
Wed, Jan 12th 2022 02:15 pm
Organizers of Women United of Greater Niagara's personal hygiene drive, which ran throughout the month of November, said the initiative was a great success.
ECDOH coordinates COVID-19 vaccine clinics for children with local cultural organizations
Wed, Jan 12th 2022 02:00 pm
The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) is coordinating a series of COVID-19 vaccine clinics in January with five local cultural organizations, specifically for children and their families. These vaccine clinics will offer Pfizer coronavirus doses for children under 18 years old, and vaccine including boosters for eligible family members.
DiNapoli: School district tax levy cap at 2%
Wed, Jan 12th 2022 01:50 pm
For the first time since 2019, property tax levy growth for school districts will be capped at 2%, up from 1.23% last year, according to data released Wednesday by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.
BPO cancels New World Symphony
Wed, Jan 12th 2022 01:45 pm
"The BPO has made the difficult decision to cancel this weekend's New World Symphony performances on Friday, Jan 14, at 10:30 a.m., and Saturday, Jan 15, at 7:30 p.m. Though the orchestra has always taken the strictest precautions for the safety and welfare of the musicians, staff, and crew involved in the production of its concerts, this decision was made due to growing concerns about the spread of the coronavirus in our community."
Hochul announces plan to address truck & bus driver shortage
Wed, Jan 12th 2022 01:35 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday announced a plan to help address a "critical shortage" of truck and bus drivers by "significantly expanding the availability of road tests for commercial driver license (CDL) applicants.
Erie County Fair announces new opportunities for youth agricultural exhibitors
Wed, Jan 12th 2022 01:35 pm
The Erie County Agricultural Society announced the inaugural youth livestock expo (YLE) scheduled to take place during the 2022 Erie County Fair. The event was created with goals of utilizing the facility to its fullest extent, providing the youth another opportunity to show, bringing clout to the fair livestock shows, and to encourage youth to participate in market projects.
Catholic Health imposes temporary visitor restrictions
Wed, Jan 12th 2022 01:35 pm
In response to the surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations and the high rate of coronavirus transmission throughout Western New York, Catholic Health is temporarily suspending visitations at its hospitals, with few exceptions, beginning Friday, Jan. 14.
Educational Conference Board recommends universal school meals program in New York
Wed, Jan 12th 2022 01:35 pm
The New York State Educational Conference Board, a consortium of seven statewide educational organizations, is calling on lawmakers to launch a statewide universal school meals program.
Study: Users say delta-8-THC is delta-9's 'nicer younger sibling'
Wed, Jan 12th 2022 01:35 pm
It's everywhere from gas stations to grocery stores and trendy boutique shops, all advertising the availability of "delta-8-THC." It's a hemp-derived cousin of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) - more commonly known as cannabis - the active ingredient in the cannabis plant that provides the "high" people feel after using it.
New York Farm Bureau seeking 2022 scholarship applicants
Wed, Jan 12th 2022 01:35 pm
New York high school seniors who are graduating and interested in pursuing a career in agriculture can apply for New York Farm Bureau's Agricultural Youth Scholarship. Eligible students can use the financial award for college or advanced training in the skilled trades. Statewide winners can earn up to $3,000 toward their future education.
KeyBank survey: Pandemic drives Americans to pursue financial mobility & personal priorities
Wed, Jan 12th 2022 09:30 am
The KeyBank 2022 Financial Mobility Survey, released Wednesday, finds many Americans are reconsidering their work and financial priorities, with two-thirds (62%) of respondents indicating that work-life balance is more important to them than a high-paying salary (22%).
UPDATE: Fatal stabbing in Wheatfield
Wed, Jan 12th 2022 09:00 am
In an update Wednesday night, Sheriff Michael Filicetti announced an arrest.
Police respond to shooting in Niagara Falls
Wed, Jan 12th 2022 09:00 am
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information is asked to call the NFPD criminal investigation division at 716-286-4553, or the general information line at 716-286-4711.
In 'Luda Can't Cook,' hip-hop icon & actor Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges continues his culinary education
Tue, Jan 11th 2022 07:10 pm
Legendary rapper, actor and restaurateur Chris "Ludacris" Bridges continues his mission to master flavors and cooking techniques from around the world, one cuisine at a time, in the three-episode return of discovery+ series "Luda Can't Cook," executive produced by record-breaking producer Will Packer and Bridges.
Reported COVID cases skyrocket in Erie County - but MAY have peaked
Tue, Jan 11th 2022 07:10 pm
The Erie County Department of Health provided coronavirus case data for the week ending Jan. 8.

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