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Hochul urges New Yorkers to e-file in order to claim all available tax benefits
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 03:55 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday encouraged New Yorkers to take advantage of Free File software, which, her team said, "can help millions of taxpayers claim valuable tax credits without the cost of hiring a paid tax preparer. The software provides savings as well as puts money directly in your pocket by ensuring you claim the credits you deserve, including the earned income tax credit (EITC)."
Hochul, AAA update New Yorkers on winter storm impacts & response
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 03:55 pm
Earlier this afternoon, Gov. Kathy Hochul provided an update to New Yorkers on statewide winter storm impacts and state agency response efforts as a storm system continues to impact most of the state with heavy snow, sleet and freezing rain, knocking out power to more than 52,000 customers.
Kenmore Mercy & Mount St. Mary's hospitals introduce 'revolutionary' technology to enhance dialysis care
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 03:20 pm
Kenmore Mercy Hospital and Mount St. Mary's Hospital recently introduced next-generation technology for dialysis care, called Tablo Hemodialysis System. The changeover to the new dialysis program within Catholic Health is aimed at improving the patient experience, while reducing the cost and complexity historically associated with dialysis treatment.
David Leonard details 'Every Hour'
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 03:20 pm
Grammy-nominated and GMA Dove Award-winning David Leonard - artist, songwriter, storyteller and producer - announces the release of "Every Hour," the debut single with his new label partner Sony Music/Provident Label Group. Available now at all digital outlets, a performance video for "Every Hour" is also out and can be viewed below.
Williamsville Church to host virtual 'Night to Shine' prom celebration & 'Shine-Thru Parade' for people with special needs
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 03:20 pm
Epic Church Buffalo will host "Night to Shine" on Friday, Feb. 11, a prom night experience for people with special needs ages 14 and older that's sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. Organizers are encouraging people to register for the prom night experience.
Sunnking extends 'e-Scrap for Camp' fundraiser
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 03:20 pm
Regional electronics recycler Sunnking launched registration for its 2022 e-Scrap for Camp fundraiser benefitting Camp Good Days. Businesses around Buffalo and Rochester can register online through March 31.
Elevation Worship shares 'What I See' from 'LION'
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 03:20 pm
Two weeks ago, Elevation Worship, the multi-Grammy-nominated, multi-GMA Dove Award-winning, and Billboard No. 1 charting group announced the March 4 release of album "LION," along with its first single, "Same God." Today, the group drops the project's second single, "What I See," accompanied by a live video.
On World Cancer Day, Higgins leads House effort to increase federal funding to fight cancer
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 03:15 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins is leading an effort to support substantial federal investments in cancer research, prevention, screening and treatment. Higgins serves as co-chair of the bipartisan House of Representatives Cancer Caucus along with Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick, Derek Kilmer and Mike Kelly.
DEC releases updated strategic plan for state forest management
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 01:25 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos recently announced the release of the 10-year update to the strategic plan for state forest management. The draft plan is available for public comment through March 4, and will help guide the management of all state forests and the development of state forest unit management plans.
Attorney General reminds New Yorkers about increased protections from surprise medical bills
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 01:25 pm
New York Attorney General Letitia James recently reminded New Yorkers of new safeguards against surprise bills. She did this, her team said, "to protect consumers from unexpected and often devastating medical bills."
Canisius College: ABEC professors receive grant from ASPCA
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 01:25 pm
Malini Suchak, Ph.D., along with Christy Hoffman, Ph.D., as a collaborator, received a $12,280 grant from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) to improve the lives of cats surrendered to shelters. Suchak and Hoffman are associate professors of animal behavior, ecology and conservation (ABEC).
Q&A: Brooke Williamson eager to take back belt in 'Tournament of Champions III'
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 01:00 pm
With double the contestants and double the challenges, who better to win Food Network's "Tournament of Champions III" than B Dub? "Top Chef" alum and season one titleholder Brooke Williamson leads a field of 32 culinary masters looking to win host Guy Fieri's meat-grinder of a competition and take ultimate bragging rights.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Feb. 4, 2022
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 12:50 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Feb. 4, 2022
Frontier House work to shift indoors, with anticipated warm-weather start
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 12:20 pm
Most of the repair work at the Frontier House in the past 10 years has been performed behind the scenes, revealed only through second-hand accounts. But in recent weeks, exterior work has been readily evident and on display for all to see, with massive lifts, scaffolding and tarps surrounding the 198-year-old building.
'The winter world of wildlife': How nature survives the cold
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 12:15 pm
When temperatures drop below freezing and snow begins accumulating on the ground, the beautiful winter wonderland is easier seen and appreciated from within our warm homes. For those outside, such as wildlife, winter challenges include finding food, water and adequate shelter.
Grand Islander performs in Tournament of Roses Parade
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 12:15 pm
When Amy Heist was in seventh grade in Grand Island's middle school, she surprised her parents by bringing a Sousaphone home from school.
NFP's famous 'Best Fish Fry' contest returns
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 12:15 pm
Meatless Fridays are much better when you can order a fish fry from Apple Granny, The Beach House, Roman Cafe or any one of Western New York's finest restaurants.
TBI survivor turned medical marijuana advocate shares her story
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 12:15 pm
Nikki Lawley said cannabis saved her life, which changed dramatically after she experienced a traumatic brain injury on Oct. 11, 2016.
Readers select Duff's as 'WNY's Best Chicken Wings'
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 12:15 pm
Readers chose Duff's Famous Wings (Sheridan Drive location). They offered kudos for its toppings and sauces.
Rose Chiropractic sets 32nd annual 'Doctors with a Heart Day'
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 12:15 pm
From 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 12, Dr. Glenda R. Rose and Dr. Thomas G. Barba of Rose Chiropractic, P.C., in Lewiston will sponsor the 32nd annual "Doctors with a Heart Day" for their patients. In exchange for chiropractic services, nonperishable food items will be collected to benefit the Niagara Community Action Program (NiaCAP) food pantry.
Hometown Hero Project returns to Town of Niagara for 2022
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 12:15 pm
Planning is now underway for the 2022 edition of the Home Hero Project in the Town of Niagara.
Niagara-Wheatfield Community Education opens Feb. 9
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 12:15 pm
The concept of schools as the center of community life goes back a century in the United States. Progressive educators of the time, including John Dewey, Jane Addams and urban planner Clarence Perry first envisioned the model of schools that serve as the center of neighborhood social life and the agent of neighborhood-based social services, while also educating children.
Former Steelhead Irish Pub owner James J. Lewis passes
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 12:15 pm
James J. Lewis of Lewiston passed away on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022.
Niagara County Central Rotary sets 25th annual Cabin Fever Antique Show and Sale
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 12:15 pm
The Niagara County Central Rotary announces its 25th annual Cabin Fever Antique Show and Sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, at the Frontier Fire Hall, 2176 Liberty Drive, Niagara Falls.
Town of Lewiston to distribute COVID-19 at-home testing kits
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 12:15 pm
The Town of Lewiston will hold a distribution of COVID-19 at-home testing kits on Saturday, Feb. 12, in the Town Hall parking lot, 1375 Ridge Road.
Old Fort Niagara announces special admission for Lincoln's birthday
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 12:10 pm
Old Fort Niagara invites readers to celebrate President Abraham Lincoln's birthday on Saturday, Feb. 12, with a special discount admission at the historic site in Youngstown.
Food Network fast-tracks season 2 of 'Alex vs America' with Alex Guarnaschelli & host Eric Adjepong
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 11:20 am
Food Network's hit freshman series, "Alex vs America," received a season two pick-up just ahead of the network's TCA panel featuring acclaimed chef Alex Guarnaschelli. She is an "Iron Chef" and Food Network staple, entertaining millions of viewers each week as a judge on "Chopped," co-host of "The Kitchen," and leading the fun on "Supermarket Stakeout."
Straight No Chaser among live acts at Fallsview Casino in March
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 11:20 am
After temporarily dimming the lights and closing The Avalon Theatre inside Fallsview Casino Resort last month, the venue said it is excited to announce "show lights are shining bright in anticipation of a stellar March entertainment lineup!"
Goo Goo Dolls release 'Greatest Hits Volume 1: The Singles' on vinyl for first time
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 11:20 am
Four-time Grammy Award-nominated, multi-Platinum-selling band Goo Goo Dolls have officially released "Greatest Hits Volume 1: The Singles" on vinyl for the very first time, via Warner Records.
Mickey Guyton will perform the national anthem at this year's Super Bowl
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 11:20 am
Multi-Grammy-nominated artist Mickey Guyton will sing the national anthem at Super Bowl LVI, taking place at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, on Sunday, Feb. 13. The Big Game between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Los Angeles Rams will air live on NBC and Telemundo, and stream live on Peacock.
National Wear Red Day calls women to 'Reclaim Your Rhythm' in Western New York
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 11:20 am
The American Heart Association, the leading global volunteer organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke, is rallying women in Western New York to "Reclaim Your Rhythm" on Friday, Feb. 4, as a part of the Association's Go Red for Women National Wear Red Day.
Hochul: $57 million upgrade of affordable housing development in Buffalo
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 10:55 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday announced the start of a $57 million "substantial" rehabilitation of an affordable housing development in downtown Buffalo. The planned renovations at McCarley Gardens Apartments are said to improve energy efficiency and enhance overall quality of life for 149 families, while maintaining affordable rents.
'Friday Night Fight' event showcases community voices on COVID vaccination
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 10:55 am
WNED PBS and the Community Health Center of Buffalo Inc. (CHCB) are partnering on a special event, "Friday Night Fight! Knock Out COVID," to engage with the community on COVID-19 and "help dispel myths about the virus and the vaccine" on Friday, Feb. 18, on WNED PBS, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
Erie County Agricultural Society scholarship applications now available
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 10:55 am
The Erie County Agricultural Society is now accepting applications for scholarships for 2022. There will be $25,000 awarded to deserving high school seniors and college students up to their junior year. Since its inception in the 1950s, the goal of the scholarship program has been to connect the region's students with agriculture, business and volunteerism.
Erie County DA'S office holds panel discussions with students to prevent gun violence
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 10:55 am
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced his office - by request - organized two panel discussions on gun violence for students at Research Laboratory High School for Bioinformatics & Life Sciences at the Bennett Community School Campus this week.
ECDOH changing COVID-19 information line hours
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 10:55 am
The Erie County Department of Health COVID-19 information line will adjust its hours to weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., starting Monday, Feb. 7. This change is in response to reduced call volume over the past few weeks.
The Summit Federal Credit Union's 'Plates of Thanks' benefits FeedMore
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 09:10 am
The Summit Federal Credit Union, one of the leading credit unions in Western New York, the Finger Lakes Region, and Central New York, recently presented a donation of $5,000 to FeedMore Western New York.
Taste of Buffalo to award scholarships to local foodservice & hospitality students
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 09:10 am
The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship program to support Western New York high school seniors aspiring to careers in the foodservice and hospitality industries. This year's program will award four recipients with a $500 scholarship to be applied toward non-tuition expenses, such as room, board, books and fees. At least one scholarship will be awarded to a student in the City of Buffalo.
NYS OASAS launches media campaign to raise awareness of problem gambling services
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 09:10 am
The New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (NYS OASAS) announced the launch of the "Stick to the Game Plan" campaign. The goal of this new, multifaceted campaign is to bring awareness to problem gambling and how to prevent it, and to help direct people in need to problem gambling services.
Tracee Ellis Ross & Leslie Jordan to announce 94th Oscars nominations
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 09:10 am
Emmy Award-winning actor-comedian Leslie Jordan ("Will & Grace," "The Help") and Emmy-nominated actor-CEO-producer Tracee Ellis Ross ("Black-ish," "The High Note") will host the announcement of the 94th Oscars nominations in all 23 Academy Award categories in a live presentation on Tuesday, Feb. 8.

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