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Grand Island Library news and events
Fri, Mar 17th 2023 09:50 am
Town of Porter to hold public information hearings on waterline replacement project
Fri, Mar 17th 2023 09:10 am
Porter is in the planning stages for what is expected to be a significant water line replacement project affecting residences in certain areas of the town.
Broderick announces grant funding secured toward Camp Stonehaven purchase
Fri, Mar 17th 2023 09:10 am
Monday's Lewiston Town Board session included some welcome news on the town's latest green space acquisition - Camp Stonehaven.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for March 17, 2023
Fri, Mar 17th 2023 09:05 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for March 17, 2023
Cracker Barrel for March 17
Fri, Mar 17th 2023 09:00 am
Events on Grand Island
Peacock orders 'Monk' movie starring Tony Shalhoub, based on critically acclaimed, fan-favorite USA comedy
Thu, Mar 16th 2023 07:00 pm
Peacock has announced "Mr. Monk's Last Case: A Monk Movie," based on the Emmy Award-winning, critically acclaimed, fan-favorite USA comedy starring Tony Shalhoub ("Monk," "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel") about a brilliant San Francisco-based detective with obsessive-compulsive disorder.
CBS presents 'A Grammy Salute to The Beach Boys'
Thu, Mar 16th 2023 06:55 pm
CBS and the Recording Academy honor the legendary career of the Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipients The Beach Boys on CBS Presents "A Grammy Salute to The Beach Boys" Sunday, April 9 (8-10 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+. A one-hour version of the tribute will air on MTV at a future date to be announced.
Biden approves major disaster declaration for New York
Thu, Mar 16th 2023 11:05 am
The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Thursday announced federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of New York to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by a severe winter storm and snowstorm that occurred Dec. 23-28, 2022. The request was approved by President Joe Biden.
FeedMore, leaders partner for 'March for Meals' to spread awareness on critical need for Meals on Wheels services
Thu, Mar 16th 2023 09:45 am
Government officials and community partners will join FeedMore WNY to provide nutritious meals and companionship to homebound neighbors from March 20-24. The weeklong effort is a part of FeedMore WNY's and Meals on Wheels America's annual "March for Meals" campaign, which highlights the vital role Meals on Wheels programs play in maintaining the health and independence of our older community members.
DEC to hold community meetings on community air monitoring initiative progress
Thu, Mar 16th 2023 09:15 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) on Wednesday announced four meetings to provide progress updates for communities participating in the 2022-23 statewide community air monitoring initiative.
New Alzheimer's Association report finds growing caregiver burden in New York state
Thu, Mar 16th 2023 09:15 am
The Alzheimer's Association 2023 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report finds the burden on New York Alzheimer's and dementia caregivers is growing. The new report released Wednesday shows there were an estimated 546,000 dementia family caregivers across the state in 2022, providing 884 million hours of unpaid care valued at $19.09 billion.
ECHDC board authorizes contracts to 'build on waterfront success and improve visitor experience'
Wed, Mar 15th 2023 08:45 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation met and authorized several contracts to "build on the waterfront's success and ... advance it as a visitor destination." The ECHDC board approved contracts for a cruise ship industry market demand study, Erie Canal bicentennial visitor experience, and emergency maintenance and restoration services on the Outer Harbor.
Statement from Erie County DA on Main Street fatal fire investigation
Wed, Mar 15th 2023 08:40 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced the following on Wednesday: "Earlier this week, the Buffalo Fire Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) announced the completion of their on-site investigation into the fire that occurred earlier this month at 745 Main St., which resulted in the tragic death of Buffalo firefighter Jason Arno."
WNY kids eligible to get Lyme disease vaccine through Pfizer clinical study conducted at UB
Wed, Mar 15th 2023 08:40 pm
Springtime brings warm, sunny weather, more outdoor playtime for kids and, unfortunately, Lyme disease.
Rochester man pleads guilty for slashing convenience store clerk's tires during blizzard and stabbing two victims in separate incident
Wed, Mar 15th 2023 08:40 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 23-year-old Saquan P. Young of Rochester pleaded guilty this afternoon before Erie County Court Judge Kenneth Case to one count of criminal mischief in the third degree (class "E" felony) and two counts of assault in the third degree (class "A" misdemeanors).
Department of Transportation to host public hearing on multiuse trail project in Wheatfield, NT
Wed, Mar 15th 2023 08:40 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation will host a public hearing from 4-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, on a proposed multiuse trail project in the Town of Wheatfield and City of North Tonawanda.
Buffalo man sentenced for fatally stabbing victim during argument in Cheektowaga parking lot
Wed, Mar 15th 2023 08:20 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 28-year-old Jaquan Combs of Buffalo was sentenced this morning before State Supreme Court Justice Deborah A. Haendiges to 15 years in prison followed by five years of post-release supervision.
Hochul: New online tool to help New Yorkers access child care
Wed, Mar 15th 2023 08:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced efforts to help working families access child care throughout New York state, including launching a new online screening tool for them to check eligibility and reestablishing a statewide task force to develop an implementation plan for universal child care.
Unstoppable: UB student conquers cancer, prepares for graduation
Wed, Mar 15th 2023 08:20 pm
In a few months, Kara Skrubis will be graduating from UB - a milestone that wasn't guaranteed after a cancer diagnosis in 2020.
Aero Club of Buffalo scholarships
Wed, Mar 15th 2023 08:15 pm
The Aero Club of Buffalo is offering two $2,000 scholarship awards to students who are planning a career in the field of aviation:
Truck flips over in Niagara Falls
Wed, Mar 15th 2023 08:15 pm
On Tuesday at 4:27 p.m., two Niagara Fall Police Department traffic division units, along with B-shift patrol, responded to 2005 Hyde Park Blvd., for an accident involving a City of Niagara Falls plow truck. Upon arrival, officers located the truck on its side in the roadway. The truck's cargo of salt was spilled out and the truck was leaking diesel fuel.
Can You Help? Jenny Van Schoonhoven fundraiser
Wed, Mar 15th 2023 08:15 pm
A fundraiser is being planned for Jenny Van Schoonhoven, 36 years old, and her family: husband Jesse, and 11-year-old son Micah.
Niagara County: Defendant pleads guilty to attempted aggravated assault on a police officer
Wed, Mar 15th 2023 08:15 pm
Niagara County District Attorney Brian D. Seaman announced that Reginald Barnes, age 29, entered a guilty plea to attempted aggravated assault on a police officer, the highest charge he faced, in County Court on Tuesday morning.
Free Mental Health First Aid trainings for Erie County residents
Wed, Mar 15th 2023 08:15 pm
Erie County will host the first of many Mental Health First Aid trainings in Buffalo this spring: on Saturday, April 15, at Johnnie B. Wiley Stadium, and on Saturday, May 6, at the Frank E. Merriweather Library.
Ryan receives award from American-Irish Legislators Society
Wed, Mar 15th 2023 08:10 pm
On Monday, New York State Sen. Sean Ryan was awarded the Daniel O'Connell Award at the annual St. Patrick's dinner hosted by the American-Irish Legislators Society of New York.
Artpark to welcome My Morning Jacket on June 26
Wed, Mar 15th 2023 01:45 pm
My Morning Jacket will bring their North American tour to the Artpark Amphitheater at 6 p.m. Monday, June 26. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, March 24. This concert is presented by Artpark.
Q&A: Chad L. Coleman takes on 'Superman & Lois'
Tue, Mar 14th 2023 07:55 pm
When "Superman & Lois" returns for season three on The CW, its title characters will face a villain whose resume includes wiping out this Earth's John Henry Irons.
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino partners with Il Mulino to provide salon & medical spa services
Tue, Mar 14th 2023 03:30 pm
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino announced it is partnering with Il Mulino, a local provider of high-end salon and aesthetics services and treatments, to provide salon and medical spa services inside The Spa at Seneca, the resort's full-service spa and salon located on the third floor of the 26-story Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino hotel tower.
Canisius receives $1 million gift for Urban Leadership Learning Community
Tue, Mar 14th 2023 03:25 pm
Canisius President Steve K. Stoute announced the college received a $1 million gift to support its Urban Leadership Learning Community (ULLC) from an alumnus who wishes to remain anonymous.
UB, partners awarded $2 million to study equitable grading in computer education
Tue, Mar 14th 2023 03:25 pm
Researchers from the University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have partnered with two universities to administer a collaborative $2 million grant to promote equitable and inclusive grading practices in the computing education community.
EPA, DEC, Tuscarora Nation team up to combat illegal tire dumping on indigenous lands
Tue, Mar 14th 2023 03:25 pm
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), and the Tuscarora Nation announced a partnership aimed at combatting illegal tire dumping on sovereign Nation lands.
Hochul: New report on gender wage gap in recognition of Equal Pay Day
Tue, Mar 14th 2023 03:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the release of a new report from the New York State Department of Labor on the state's gender wage gap.
Niagara University announces new Master of Science in accounting program
Tue, Mar 14th 2023 03:20 pm
Niagara University's Holzschuh College of Business Administration is accepting applications for its new Master of Science in accounting program. The program, which will start in the fall of 2023, is designed to prepare students for successful careers in the field of accounting, offering a comprehensive curriculum that covers both traditional and contemporary accounting practices.
Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops: Elizabeth Mamot named 2023 chair, 40th birthday celebration in the works
Tue, Mar 14th 2023 01:15 pm
The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops announced Elizabeth Mamot, owner of travel planning agency Aventra, was elected chair for the 2023 event - which marks 40 years since the first iteration of the festival. Mamot will lead the planning efforts for the Taste of Buffalo, taking place July 8-9 along Delaware Avenue and Niagara Square in downtown Buffalo.
Orleans/Niagara BOCES celebrates LPN program graduates
Tue, Mar 14th 2023 11:30 am
At a ceremony on March 8, Orleans/Niagara BOCES celebrated the accomplishments of Ashleigh Brownlee, Arianna Chiappone, Nina D'Arcangelo, Katie Dunning, Emily Koerner, Brennen O'Connor, Tikera Ralands, Danielle Walker and Lauren Wiley. The nine adult learners graduated from the licensed practical nursing (LPN) program at the Lockport Community Education Center.
Hochul promotes New York state maple industry during Maple Month
Tue, Mar 14th 2023 11:30 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul encouraged New Yorkers to support their local maple producers. The governor highlighted New York's upcoming Maple Weekends events and activities, which will take place March 18-19 and 25-26, along with other special events and promotions throughout the month.
March snow? Tips to handle a pre-spring storm
Tue, Mar 14th 2023 11:00 am
Just when you thought spring was here, don't put away those winter driving skills! Winter weather isn't over yet, and the New York region is seeing snow along with slippery roads. AAA has tips to keep everyone safe.
Ancient Order of Hibernians to host WNY's largest St. Patrick's Day party at Niagara Falls Convention Center
Tue, Mar 14th 2023 11:00 am
The 39th annual St. Patrick's Day celebration, presented by the Niagara Falls Ancient Order of Hibernians, will take place this Friday, March 17. The group will host area's largest St. Patrick's Day party - and 131st birthday celebration of Niagara Falls - kicking off with the "World's Shortest Parade" at the corner of Rainbow Boulevard and Old Falls Street at 4:45 p.m.
Preservation Buffalo Niagara names Bernice Radle new executive director
Tue, Mar 14th 2023 11:00 am
Preservation Buffalo Niagara (PBN) announced that, after a nationwide search, Bernice Radle will serve as the organization's new executive director starting April 3.
Consumer alert: NYS DCP offers job seekers tips to avoid employment scams
Tue, Mar 14th 2023 11:00 am
For this week's "Tuesday's Tips," the New York Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection (DCP) is warning job seekers to avoid common employment scams.

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