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Niagara County career fair postponed to June 8
Tue, May 31st 2022 11:15 am
With tomorrow's forecast calling for inclement weather, including rain and possible hail, Niagara's WorkSourceOne has made decision to reschedule the career fair for next Wednesday, June 8.
Structure fire in Porter
Tue, May 31st 2022 11:15 am
On May 30 at 7:38 p.m., the Niagara County Sheriff's Office Communications Center received a 911 call reporting a residential structure fire on Main Street in the Town of Porter. A responding fire chief arrived on scene and confirmed a working structure fire, with flames through the windows and roof of the building.
'Big R': Rudolph, Kerwin, Pangrazio, Mancuso & Mamo win at Ransomville
Tue, May 31st 2022 10:30 am
Third-generation driver Erick Rudolph from Ransomville took the lead away on lap eight and drove away to his first Krown Undercoating Modified feature win of the season as Evergreen Lawn & Tree Service presented the racing action at the Ransomville Speedway Friday night.
DEC announces start of 2022 'NYHABS' online notification and reporting system for harmful algal blooms
Tue, May 31st 2022 10:25 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and New York State Department of Health (DOH) remind New Yorkers to learn about and be aware of harmful algal blooms, or "HABs," as the 2022 HABs notification season starts. With resources such as the online HABs map and reporting system, New York is a national leader in supporting initiatives to swiftly and effectively respond to HABs across the state.
Pfizer chooses the Jacobs School for pediatric study of Paxlovid
Tue, May 31st 2022 10:10 am
Paxlovid, the COVID-19 medicine developed by Pfizer, is being evaluated in Western New York in children ages 12 to 17 who weigh at least 88 pounds, are symptomatic with COVID-19 infection, and who are at risk of progression to severe disease.
New York State Park Police update on incident at Whirlpool State Park
Tue, May 31st 2022 10:10 am
The following press release was submitted Sunday evening by the New York State Park Police:
DEC reminds visitors to focus on safety as summer hiking season begins
Tue, May 31st 2022 10:05 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos reminds visitors to New York's outdoor spaces to focus on safety before they head out to their outdoor adventures in the state's wild and beautiful destinations. Ahead of this summer's recreational season, DEC continues to advance actions to promote public safety and improve visitor experience.
Memorial Day: Veterans worthy of reflection, celebration
Mon, May 30th 2022 12:55 pm
Veterans of Foreign Wars Downriver Post 7487 held its annual Memorial Day celebration and ceremony Monday at the "Circle of Honor" monument in Academy Park in Lewiston. Cmdr. Gordon Spencer served as master of ceremonies. Veteran and New York State Sen. Robert Ortt delivered the keynote address. Boy Scout Troop 824 conducted a flag-folding ceremony, and Santino Hall led the crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Niagara County Office for the Aging to host 2 events as part of Elder Abuse Awareness Month
Mon, May 30th 2022 07:00 am
With the month of June recognized nationally as Elder Abuse Awareness month, Niagara County is hosting two events for local senior citizens to help with abuse awareness and prevention, according to Darlene DiCarlo, director of the county's Office for the Aging.
St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral to hold two special services in June
Mon, May 30th 2022 07:00 am
St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral, located at 139 Pearl St., Buffalo, will celebrate special choral and instrumental music at their Pentecost and Trinity Sunday services.
Bedell family memorabilia on display at library meeting
Sat, May 28th 2022 07:00 am
The story of the Bedell family, told through memorabilia dating back to the 19th century, was told by Curt Nestark, president of the Grand Island Historical Society, at the annual meeting of the Friends of the Grand Island Memorial Library on May 19.
Collecting materials intrigues library's volunteer of the year
Sat, May 28th 2022 07:00 am
Marsha Mis, who was given the Volunteer of the Year award at the May 19 Friends of the Grand Island Memorial Library event, said that she enjoys doing volunteer work that she describes as "behind the scenes."
Photos: Modest Mouse kicks off amphitheater series at Artpark
Fri, May 27th 2022 09:50 pm
Artpark & Company's 2022 outdoor amphitheater concert series debuted Friday with a headline performance by Modest Mouse. More than a dozen acts will perform at the award-winning venue this summer - and a half-dozen more will entertain inside the Mainstage Theater.
New York National Guard lays Korean War soldier from Buffalo to rest after 70 years
Fri, May 27th 2022 05:00 pm
Nine members of the New York Army National Guard ensured that a Korean War soldier from Buffalo, who went unidentified for 70 years, was laid to rest with full military honors in Elmira on May 27.
AAA: 18 people die in NYS crashes involving teen drivers every summer in '100 Deadliest Days'
Fri, May 27th 2022 04:40 pm
The "100 Deadliest Days" is the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when fatal teen crashes increase dramatically. Nationwide, 7,124 people died in teen driver-related summertime crashes over a 10-year period from 2011-20. That's more than seven people a day each summer, and that is nearly half of the total number of those killed in teen-driver crashes for the entire rest of the year.
AAA calls for expansion of 'Slow Down/Move Over' law for DISABLED vehicles
Fri, May 27th 2022 04:40 pm
This Memorial Day weekend, AAA expects nearly 35 million motorists to hit the road for a holiday trip of 50 miles or more. AAA expects to respond to 388,000 of those vehicles broken down on the roadside, putting roadside workers and vehicle occupants in grave danger.
NYS OPWDD announces release of 5-year draft strategic plan
Fri, May 27th 2022 04:35 pm
The New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) has released the agency's 2023-2027 draft strategic plan for public review and comment.
Community Beer Works launches second annual Pride beer in partnership with Pride Center of Western New York
Fri, May 27th 2022 04:20 pm
Today, Community Beer Works (CBW), in partnership with the Pride Center of Western New York, announced the second annual launch of PRIDE Ale. $1 from each pint and four-pack sold of the limited-edition brew will go directly to the Pride Center of Western New York.
We The Kingdom shares message of hope with 'Miracle Power'
Fri, May 27th 2022 02:20 pm
Two-time Grammy-nominated group We The Kingdom's new single "Miracle Power" is out today. The band's team said, "Marking their harmonious return to the studio and serving as the first peek into their sophomore album, the track is an inspiring message to all those who are struggling - help is never too far away."
Sheriff Garcia urges safe boating; details Brianna's Law
Fri, May 27th 2022 01:55 pm
Erie County Sheriff John C. Garcia encourages everyone to have a good time on the local waterways but warns boaters to be prepared and safe.
Disney+ shares trailer & key art for 'Andor'
Fri, May 27th 2022 01:55 pm
On Thursday, Disney+ shared the trailer and key art from its upcoming series "Andor" that was featured at "Star Wars Celebration." The new, original series from Lucasfilm takes place prior to the events of "Rogue One" and launches exclusively on Disney+ Aug. 31, with the first two episodes.
Disney+ releases teaser trailer for 'Willow'
Fri, May 27th 2022 01:50 pm
On Thursday, Disney+ unveiled the teaser trailer for Lucasfilm and Imagine Entertainment's "Willow" an all-new live-action fantasy adventure series based on the classic 1988 feature film, at the Lucasfilm studio showcase panel at "Star Wars Celebration" in Anaheim. "Willow" will premiere Nov. 30, exclusively on Disney+.
Steven Curtis Chapman returns with 'Still'
Fri, May 27th 2022 01:40 pm
Celebrating 35 years since his debut album was released, multi-Grammy Award-winning artist Steven Curtis Chapman has penned a new deal with Provident Label Group to release new music.
Switch releases 'This Is The Love' single ahead of 'Better View Deluxe' album
Fri, May 27th 2022 01:35 pm
As a part of the final installment of the "Better View" project, Switch releases their latest single, "This Is The Love." Accompanied by a lyric video, the band's team said, "The song is an upbeat and uplifting declaration of hope meant to help listeners understand God's love for them."
NYS DCP provides safety tips to follow when using gas or charcoal grills
Fri, May 27th 2022 01:35 pm
Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer for many New Yorkers, and with it, the start of the grilling season. As New Yorkers get ready to fire up their grills this Memorial Day weekend, the New York State Division of Consumer Protection reminds consumers to consider some important safety tips for safe summer barbecues.
Buffalo Together Community Response Fund announces efforts to address community need after Jefferson Avenue tragedy
Fri, May 27th 2022 01:35 pm
The Buffalo Together Community Response Fund, established in the wake of the mass shooting at the Tops Market on Jefferson Avenue earlier this month, will begin to distribute initial support to 70 Black-led organizations that have "a meaningful and long-term presence in the community, and that are working on the front lines to address urgent community need in the aftermath of the tragedy."
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for May 27, 2022
Fri, May 27th 2022 11:45 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for May 27, 2022
Second annual 'Savory Summer' seeks top warm-weather eateries, treats
Fri, May 27th 2022 11:30 am
Niagara Frontier Publications is once again looking for Western New York's top warm-weather places to eat - and their very best foodstuffs.
Wydysh: Niagara County DPW working to make roads, parks better
Fri, May 27th 2022 11:25 am
I think it's safe to say that our team at the Niagara County Department of Public Works (DPW) can put the snow plows away for the season. Of course, that doesn't mean it is time for vacation, but rather DPW shifts its priorities and focus to other areas. I want to cover of few of those in this month's column.
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: The story behind Fairbanks Mansion
Fri, May 27th 2022 11:15 am
The mansion on 105 Third St. belonged to one of the earliest settlers of Lewiston, who built the home sometime around 1815. This man is Joshua Fairbanks. He was born Jan. 14, 1768, in Dedham, Massachusetts, and moved to Lewiston in 1805 after creating a successful tavern in Queenston, Canada. It is known that Aaron Burr and his daughter and son-in-law stayed at his tavern on their way to see Niagara Falls around 1805.
WBA 2022 scholarship recipients
Fri, May 27th 2022 11:10 am
The Wheatfield Business Association received 11 applicants - 11 outstanding students from schools including Niagara Wheatfield, Starpoint and St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute - for its 2022 scholarships. After consideration of all the entrants, Hunter Hodge and Evan Blatner were named the winners.
Village of Lewiston Board votes to add fence to playground, resurface basketball court
Fri, May 27th 2022 11:00 am
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston on Monday voted to fence-in the new inclusive playground and resurface the outdoor basketball courts at Marilyn Toohey Park. They approved these improvements contingent on receipt of funds from the sale of the "Big Yellow House" at 475 Ridge St.
Lewiston Town Board approves solar facility for Sanborn Farm Museum
Fri, May 27th 2022 11:00 am
Following a leadoff public hearing that drew favorable comments, the Lewiston Town Board moved to approve the site plan design/special use permit documents for a solar facility proposed by Borrego Solar Systems on the grounds of the Sanborn Farm Museum at 2660 Saunders Settlement Road.
Village of Lewiston election: Marasco has vision for future, promises more inclusive decision-making
Fri, May 27th 2022 11:00 am
Greetings, if we have not yet met - I am Claudia Marasco and I am running for mayor of the Village of Lewiston. A main purpose in my life is dedication to public service. My political alignment has always been common sense, straight up the middle, moderate, bipartisan, ethical leadership.
Honoring special seniors in Lewiston
Fri, May 27th 2022 11:00 am
In recognition of May as Older Americans Month, the Lewiston Senior Club at the Town of Lewiston Senior Center recently celebrated the birthdays of a number of 80- and 90-year-olds with a cake and testimonials given by local officials.
Obituary: James N. Brownlie
Fri, May 27th 2022 11:00 am
It is with deep sadness and many fond memories that we share the loss of James N. Brownlie of Lewiston, on May 10, 2022, at the age of 88.
Tyler Hubbard says '5 Foot 9' was a good foundation for the rest of his music
Fri, May 27th 2022 10:50 am
One may have guessed Tyler Hubbard's new solo single, "5 Foot 9," is about his wife, Hayley. However, after speaking to her when he got home from the writing session, he discovered he and his co-writers, Jaren Johnston and Chase McGill, shorted her about an inch.
Be Our Guest announces Buffalo Waterfront's summer season
Fri, May 27th 2022 10:45 am
Be Our Guest announced an "exciting 2022 season" at the Buffalo Waterfront, with activities from Memorial Day through Labor Day weekends.
Hochul announces suspension of construction-related lane closures for Memorial Day weekend
Fri, May 27th 2022 10:35 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced temporary lane closures for road and bridge construction projects on New York state highways will be suspended from 6 a.m. Friday, May 27, to 6 a.m. Tuesday, May 31, to ease travel throughout Memorial Day weekend.
Niagara County to participate in statewide Memorial Day weekend high-visibility engagement campaign
Fri, May 27th 2022 10:35 am
Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti announced Niagara County law enforcement agencies will participate in a special effort to bring awareness to the dangers of impaired driving.

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