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NCCC Workforce trains National Guard members to be EMTs
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 01:50 pm
The New York State Bureau of Emergency Medical Services requested Niagara County Community College (NCCC) Workforce Development conduct a pilot educational program to help train part of the 500-600 new emergency medical technicians in order to help relieve the current burden on health care facilities across the state.
Simiele & Yager receive SUNY Chancellor's Award
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 01:40 pm
A virtual recognition ceremony was held to honor faculty and staff at Niagara County Community College (NCCC) on Thursday, Feb. 3.
Niagara Wheatfield High School high honor, honor, merit rolls
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 01:30 pm
Niagara Wheatfield High School announced the following students were named to its high honor and honor and merit rolls for the second quarter marking period of the 2021-22 academic year.
D'Youville College becomes D'Youville University
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 01:10 pm
D'Youville President Lorrie A. Clemo, Ph.D., and the board of trustees on Friday announced an extraordinary milestone in the 113-year-old history of the institution. D'Youville has been granted university status by the New York State Board of Regents and is now designated as D'Youville University. Touro College and Utica College were also approved for university designation.
New York state begins 2022 with record low housing inventory
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 12:15 pm
Inventory of homes for sale dropped to historically low rates in the beginning of 2022 while home prices continue to rise across the Empire State, according to the housing report released today by the New York State Association of REALTORS.
Memphis May Fire announce new album, 'Remade in Misery'
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 12:05 pm
Last summer, Memphis May Fire - Matty Mullins (vocals), Kellen McGregor (guitar), Cory Elder (bass) and Jake Garland (drums) - dropped a series of singles, which accumulated nearly 35 million streams combined as fan excitement reached fever-pitch levels.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Feb. 18, 2022
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 11:55 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Feb. 18, 2022
Elevation Worship proclaims 'This Is The Kingdom'
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 11:45 am
Elevation Worship, the multi-Grammy Award-nominated, multi-GMA Dove Award-winning, and Billboard No. 1 charting group, has released "This Is The Kingdom." It's the third single from their upcoming new album, "LION," releasing on March 4.
Passion releases 'Burn Bright' with songs captured at Mercedes-Benz Stadium at Passion 2022
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 11:40 am
sixtstepsrecords/Capitol CMG's Passion has released a 15-track project, "Burn Bright," which features 10 live tracks recorded during the Passion 2022 conference held last month in Atlanta, along with the five-song studio project, which dropped during the event earlier this year.
YMCA Buffalo Niagara partners with Niagara SPCA for 'Y on the Fly' in Niagara Falls
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 11:40 am
YMCA Buffalo Niagara's "Y on the Fly" program will be partnering with the Niagara SPCA for a hands-on education program with children in Niagara Falls this weekend.
Town of Wheatfield looking to create one ZIP code
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 11:20 am
The Town of Wheatfield is once again requesting one ZIP code for its municipal boundaries, and is looking for residents to provide their own stories of how the ZIP code confusion has negatively impacted their lives.
Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative wins Community Impact Award
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 11:20 am
The Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative was selected as a recipient of the Community Impact Award by the Buffalo Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., and will accept the honor at the sorority's virtual fundraiser on Saturday evening.
Biden, EPA: $1 billion from 'Bipartisan Infrastructure Law' will accelerate cleanup efforts, benefit New York
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 11:15 am
On Thursday, President Joe Biden and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael S. Regan announced that, as a direct result of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, EPA will make significant progress in the clean-up and restoration of the Great Lakes' most environmentally degraded sites, securing clean water and a better environment for millions of Americans in the Great Lakes region.
Catholic Charities appeal 2022: Community support critical to easing pandemic's effects for many
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 11:15 am
Tens of thousands of individuals, families and children of all ages and faiths rely year-round on the support provided by the Appeal through Catholic Charities.
Univera Healthcare accepting Community Health Award applications
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 11:15 am
Nonprofit organizations in Western New York can apply for Univera Healthcare's Community Health Awards, which the company is offering to help fund health and wellness programs in the region. The application period opened Thursday and closes Monday, March 17. Applicants can submit for award applications up to $5,000.
Town of Lewiston distributes COVID test kits
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 11:05 am
Town of Lewiston Supervisor Steve Broderick and Councilman John Jacoby are shown outside of Town Hall distributing a coronavirus test kit to a resident on Saturday. Each recipient was provided two kits, with each kit containing two tests.
Concessions in urgent care proposal lead to approval by HPC, Planning Board
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 11:00 am
Revised designs for a quick care medical building, at 860 Center St., mainly found good opinion with the Village of Lewiston Historic Preservation and Planning commissions on Monday.
Lewiston Town Board names new Recreation Department director
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 11:00 am
Town Supervisor Steve Broderick announced Cathy Cvijetinovic of Grand Island was selected to serve as the new head of the Recreation Department. She succeeds Mike Dashineau who left the position in December.
'Stranger Things': The Duffer Brothers reveal a supersized season 4 rollout
Thu, Feb 17th 2022 08:35 pm
"Stranger Things 4" is coming! In an open letter to fans, series creators the Duffer Brothers revealed when new episodes will debut on Netflix, and more news about the future of the worldwide hit.
New Amazon Original series 'The Terminal List' starring Chris Pratt to premiere July 1
Thu, Feb 17th 2022 08:35 pm
Prime Video announced Thursday the anticipated Amazon Original series "The Terminal List," starring Chris Pratt ("The Tomorrow War," "Jurassic World," "Guardians of the Galaxy"), will premiere all eight episodes on July 1, exclusively on Prime Video.
'Step Into...The Movies with Derek and Julianne Hough' on ABC
Thu, Feb 17th 2022 08:30 pm
In anticipation of the 94th Oscars airing on ABC (8 p.m. March 27), Emmy Award-winning choreographers and professional dancers Derek Hough and Julianne Hough are recreating the most legendary cinematic performances in a new one-hour special, "Step Into...The Movies with Derek and Julianne Hough."
Ina Garten welcomes special guests to her home in new multiplatform series 'Be My Guest with Ina Garten'
Thu, Feb 17th 2022 08:30 pm
"In Be My Guest" with Ina Garten, a new multiplatform series for Discovery Inc., the "Barefoot Contessa" invites friends old and new to her East Hampton home for a day of conversation, connection, food and fun visits to some of her favorite local spots.
Tax tips to simplify your filing experience
Thu, Feb 17th 2022 08:10 pm
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance on Thursday encouraged taxpayers to follow some important filing tips before they submit their income tax returns.
First Black woman in space to share her story at Buffalo State March 1
Thu, Feb 17th 2022 08:05 pm
Mae Jemison, the first Black women to travel in space, will share her trailblazing story on Tuesday, March 1, at 7 p.m. in Buffalo State College's Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall. Jemison was invited to campus as its 2022 Diversity Speaker in honor of the college's 150th anniversary and Women's History Month. The ticketed event is open to the public.
Senate Republicans: End the emergency now
Thu, Feb 17th 2022 08:05 pm
New York State Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt on Thursday announced he will introduce a resolution to immediately end the "statewide disaster emergency" declared by Gov. Kathy Hochul earlier this week.
Hibernians announce return of WNY's largest St. Patrick's Day party
Thu, Feb 17th 2022 08:00 pm
Following a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Ancient Order of Hibernians Rev. James J. Browne Division 1 announced the return of the region's largest St. Patrick's Day celebration. This anticipated event will once again take place March 17 at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, located at 101 Old Falls St.
State urges caution as weather system will deliver mixed precipitation & potential for ice jam flooding
Thu, Feb 17th 2022 07:55 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday urged New Yorkers to prepare for possible ice jam flooding as warmer temperatures, rain and melting snow are expected to cause flooding of lakes, streams, rivers and low-lying, flood-prone areas through Friday.
Niagara County Legislature calls for end of in-school masking
Thu, Feb 17th 2022 12:35 pm
The following is a joint statement from Niagara County Legislature Majority Leader Randy Bradt and Minority Leader Chris Robins regarding mask mandates in Niagara County Schools:
Parkinson's Foundation offers 'Parkinson's Revolution' in Buffalo
Thu, Feb 17th 2022 08:50 am
The Parkinson's Foundation will present "Parkinson's Revolution," an indoor cycling event, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 26. Revolution Buffalo, at 1716 Main St., will be the host spin studio, and everyone is welcome to attend.
Top jazz clarinetist Anat Cohen makes Buffalo debut as part of 'Art of Jazz at the Philharmonic' series
Wed, Feb 16th 2022 04:20 pm
Anat Cohen - whom the BPO said is universally hailed as the top jazz clarinetist in the world - will make her long-anticipated Buffalo area debut as part of the "Art of Jazz at the Philharmonic" series at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 6, in the Mary Seaton Room at Kleinhans Music Hall.
Niagara University receives $400,000 grant to grow & strengthen nursing workforce in Western New York
Wed, Feb 16th 2022 02:50 pm
Niagara University has received a $400,000 grant from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation that will support the critical profession of nursing through innovation in education, funded research, and community partnerships to advance public health in the City of Niagara Falls, in Niagara County, and throughout Western New York.
Inspired by food icon, 'The Julia Child Challenge' gives extraordinary home cooks chance to follow in their hero's footsteps
Wed, Feb 16th 2022 02:50 pm
Julia Child is a true icon who inspired generations of home cooks with her talent, enthusiasm and humor. In "The Julia Child Challenge," eight top-notch home cooks compete in high-stakes culinary challenges to find out who has the fire, skill and passion to win the first-ever primetime competition series dedicated to all things Julia.
NT class reunion
Wed, Feb 16th 2022 02:50 pm
The North Tonawanda Class of 1971 is planning its 50 (plus 1) reunion for Saturday, July 16, at the Wurlitzer Towers. This is going to be a full weekend, including a Friday night meet and greet, a 9-hole golf tournament and, of course, the Sunday NTHS reunion picnic.
Travel rebounds for February break
Wed, Feb 16th 2022 02:50 pm
Travel is on the rebound as the upcoming school break approaches. AAA's online travel bookings for January were up nearly 250% compared to January 2021, and January travel reservations even surpassed prepandemic levels, increasing 20% over January 2019.
TNT Chamber Member of the Month
Wed, Feb 16th 2022 01:00 pm
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas announced Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 77 as its February Member of the Month.
New president & CEO announced at Botanical Gardens
Wed, Feb 16th 2022 01:00 pm
After a national search, the board of directors at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens announced Mark Mortenson will be appointed as the new president and CEO. Mortenson will step into the role following the retirement of David Swarts in March. Swarts will be retiring after 12 years with the organization.
Hochul announces new #VaxForKids sites
Wed, Feb 16th 2022 01:00 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul has announced 29 new #VaxForKids pop-up vaccination sites to increase vaccination rates among children and adolescents. The new sites support the state's goal of ensuring New York children 5 years and older get vaccinated and keep up with all recommended coronavirus vaccine doses, including the booster.
Attorney general warns of tracking threat from 'malicious Apple AirTag users'
Wed, Feb 16th 2022 01:00 pm
New York Attorney General Letitia James has issued a consumer alert with safety recommendations to protect New Yorkers from what her team called "bad actors using Apple AirTags to track individuals' locations and their belongings for harmful purposes."
ECDOH updates COVID-19 testing options
Wed, Feb 16th 2022 01:00 pm
The Erie County Department of Health is reminding Erie County residents they can seek free coronavirus testing. ECDOH has updated its procedures to make rapid (ID Now) testing available to any resident on request. Previously, rapid testing was only available from ECDOH for individuals with COVID-19 symptoms or those with a known exposure.
Hochul announces $500,000 grant and partnership with IMG to support independent designers during New York Fashion Week
Wed, Feb 16th 2022 01:00 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a partnership with IMG to implement a $500,000 grant program to assist small, independent fashion designers with grants of $50,000 each to offset certain costs of their New York Fashion Week show productions for the September season.

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