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'Big R': Rudolph, Hauser, Mason, Leone, Washburn & Gordon score Ransomville finale victories
Tue, Sep 19th 2023 12:20 pm
Third-generation driver Erick Rudolph from Ransomville won the $2,000-to-win special for the Krown Undercoating Modifieds on Friday. Austin Hauser, from Grand Island, won the RUSH Late Model special.
New York Power Authority names Jairo Florez regional manager for Western New York
Tue, Sep 19th 2023 12:20 pm
The New York Power Authority has named Jairo Florez as regional manager for Western New York, effective Sept. 5. Florez will be the first Latino American to fill the top executive role overseeing all of the Power Authority's Western New York operations, including management of the Niagara Power Project, NYPA's flagship hydroelectric power project in Lewiston.
Hochul signs public health legislation to crack down on tobacco sales
Tue, Sep 19th 2023 12:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul has signed public health legislation (A1025/S50) to crack down on tobacco sales in New York. Her team said, "This legislation will make tobacco products less accessible by prohibiting the sale of these products at vending stands and in vending machines in New York state buildings."
Hochul breaks ground on $30 million Hispanic Heritage Cultural Institute in Buffalo
Tue, Sep 19th 2023 09:45 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul recently broke ground on the new Hispanic Heritage Cultural Institute at an event with Hispanic Heritage Council of Western New York leadership, community stakeholders and elected officials in west Buffalo.
Franklin H. Williams Judicial Commission launches scholarship contest for WNY students
Tue, Sep 19th 2023 09:45 am
The Franklin H. Williams Judicial Commission has launched a scholarship essay contest for Western New York-area high school juniors and seniors and college students. Students are encouraged to write or videorecord essays about how they can contribute to Franklin H. Williams' legacy of advancing racial equality, civil rights, and equal justice under law.
World Alzheimer's Day: The importance of early detection
Tue, Sep 19th 2023 09:30 am
This Thursday, Sept. 21, is World Alzheimer's Day. It is part of a global effort to raise Alzheimer's disease awareness, which is more important than ever.
Niagara Falls Music Hall of Fame announces 2023 inductees
Tue, Sep 19th 2023 09:30 am
The Niagara Falls Music Hall of Fame board of directors has announced this years' inductees: Tony Beccari, Nori Bucci, Rick Catanese, Cynthia Dawdy, John DeRose, Nina DeGregorio, Dave Gara, Lynn Ligammari, Al Masocco, Frank Scarfone, and The MacKenzie Highlanders.
Candy Chang, creator of 'Before I Die,' to kick off this year's Buffalo Humanities Festival
Tue, Sep 19th 2023 09:25 am
Candy Chang, the artist and TED Fellow who created "Before I Die," a global participatory art project that reimagines how public art can help communities address mortality and meaning, will kick off this year's Buffalo Humanities Festival, a three-day event with the theme "Communities: Trust."
Hit and run in Niagara Falls
Mon, Sep 18th 2023 01:15 pm
On Sept. 17, 2023, at approximately 6:45 p.m., the Niagara Falls Police Department responded to the area of 22nd Street and Pierce Avenue to investigate a hit and run crash involving several pedestrians.
Free car seat checks available during Child Passenger Safety Week 
Sat, Sep 16th 2023 09:00 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced free child car seat checks by certified child passenger safety technicians will be available across the state during Child Passenger Safety Week, which starts Sunday, Sept. 17, and concludes with National Seat Check Saturday on Sept. 23. The events are part of a yearlong safety initiative in which state and local law enforcement agencies work together with various community safety partners to offer free fittings.
Vintage boats, cars, capture crowd
Sat, Sep 16th 2023 07:00 am
The Antique & Classic Boat Show on Saturday did not disappoint in its 44th annual event.
Artist Chie Doring celebrates her 96th birthday at the Moose
Sat, Sep 16th 2023 07:00 am
Longtime Islander and porcelain artist Chie Doring celebrated her 96th birthday on Sept. 8, a day after her actual birthday, bolstered with the happy company of her husband, Floyd, and their friends at Moose Lodge 180, 2524 Grand Island Blvd.
GICSD will offer paid training for new bus drivers
Sat, Sep 16th 2023 07:00 am
The Grand Island Central School District is actively searching for new school bus drivers. Finding these bus drivers, however, has been much more difficult.
Warehouses: Public input is key in 2 hearings next week
Sat, Sep 16th 2023 07:00 am
Deputy Supervisor Pete Marston is emphasizing the importance of public input as two significant public hearings loom next week for the Town of Grand Island.
Upcoming program at Nike Base to feature monarch butterflies
Sat, Sep 16th 2023 07:00 am
The Grand Island Nature Alliance invites families to an event from 2-4 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Nike Base Community Center that celebrates the world of monarch butterflies and milkweed.
Seth Glier to perform at Ninth Ward at Babeville
Fri, Sep 15th 2023 03:30 pm
Cultural diplomat for the U.S. State Department as well as Grammy-nominated and five-time Independent Music Award Winner Seth Glier is gearing up for a series of fall tour dates ahead of the release of his forthcoming album "Everything" - a collection of songs inviting the listener to imagine a future in which humans and the planet are realigned in mutual restoration.
Goo Goo Dolls' special 25th anniversary colored vinyl release of 'Dizzy Up The Girl' out now
Fri, Sep 15th 2023 11:30 am
Today, multi-Platinum, four-time Grammy-nominated rock band Goo Goo Dolls release a special-edition vinyl of their iconic record "Dizzy Up The Girl." The limited-edition reissue is pressed on metallic silver vinyl, celebrating the album's 25th anniversary.
Buffalo Sabres, Buffalo Common Council to dedicate trailblazing sign to Rick Jeanneret
Fri, Sep 15th 2023 11:30 am
The Buffalo Sabres, in partnership with the Buffalo Common Council, will honor the late Rick Jeanneret, the iconic voice of the Buffalo Sabres, through the dedication of a trailblazing sign on Perry Street outside of KeyBank Center, the home of the Buffalo Sabres.
Katy Nichole announces 'Jesus Changed My Life' deluxe album
Fri, Sep 15th 2023 11:25 am
Centricity Music's RIAA Certified Gold-selling, Recording Academy-featured Chartbreaker Katy Nichole announced the first single from the deluxe edition of her GMA Dove Award-nominated debut album "Jesus Changed My Life," "Jesus, Thank You (feat. CAIN & David Leonard)," releases today.
Jordan St. Cyr's new EP, 'Rescue,' is out now
Fri, Sep 15th 2023 11:25 am
"Rescue," the new EP from multi-award-winning Canadian artist and songwriter Jordan St. Cyr, is out now. Released on Sept. 8 (BEC Recordings), the project features three versions of the title track - the previously released studio version, one that includes Grammy Award-winning artist and songwriter Tiffany Hudson (Elevation Worship), along with an acoustic version.
Lewiston to mark 2024 eclipse with Center Street observance
Fri, Sep 15th 2023 11:10 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston on Thursday announced a special event planned around the total eclipse of the sun next spring.
PHOTOS: 'Lewiston Jeopardy' raises funds for HAL
Fri, Sep 15th 2023 11:05 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston held its annual "Lewiston Jeopardy" beer and pizza night fundraiser Thursday at the Brickyard Brewing Company.
Niagara board to consider zoning amendment over self-storage
Fri, Sep 15th 2023 11:00 am
Add another issue to the growing list the Town of Niagara Town Board is facing in the not-so-distant future.
A 'Pawsitive' pairing: Service dogs matched with veterans in need
Fri, Sep 15th 2023 11:00 am
The WNY Heroes program held a unique graduation on Sept. 8. But reading, writing and arithmetic are not part of the skill set for the trainees. In fact, it's doubtful that these grads could even read their certificates: That's because they are graduates of the four-legged variety - service dogs trained in the program, "Pawsitive for Heroes."
Lewiston Town Board approves local laws, endorses Academy Park public art project
Fri, Sep 15th 2023 11:00 am
The return of Monday's Lewiston Town Board monthly work session was brief but productive. With the Buffalo Bills "Monday Night Football" game approaching, members whisked through two public hearings and approved local laws; heard a presentation by the Lewiston Council on the Arts; and discussed plans for holiday ice rink activities.
Island remembers 9/11 in sorrow, unity
Fri, Sep 15th 2023 07:00 am
The 9/11 ceremony was sober, heartfelt and patriotic Monday night at the Charles N. DeGlopper Memorial VFW Post 9249 on Grand Island Boulevard.
Women United of United Way of Greater Niagara to honor women in business
Fri, Sep 15th 2023 07:00 am
Women United of United Way of Greater Niagara is honoring four women in Niagara County who own their own business at an event set to take place at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Sept. 15, 2023
Fri, Sep 15th 2023 07:00 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Sept. 15, 2023
ECSO issues traffic, parking advisories for Bills game
Thu, Sep 14th 2023 06:05 pm
In preparation for Sunday's Bills home opener at Highmark Stadium, Erie County Sheriff John Garcia announced a number of pre- and post-game traffic advisories intended to assist fans planning to attend the game, as new stadium construction continues.
Tradition lives on: Tuscarora Nation accepts unique Maid of the Mist garment from Lewiston
Thu, Sep 14th 2023 11:00 am
Last month, the Town of Lewiston took part in a special presentation with the Tuscarora Nation. Held Aug. 28 at the Nation House on the Tuscarora Reservation, the event celebrated the life of Lelawala, daughter of Eagle Eye, chief of the Ongiras, a native tribe long extinct, as the Maid of the Mist.
This trailer is all we ever wanted, all we ever needed: 'Trolls Band Together' trailer features 'Better Place' from *NSYNC
Thu, Sep 14th 2023 11:00 am
This holiday season, get ready for an action-packed, all-star, rainbow-colored family reunion like no other as Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake return for the new chapter in DreamWorks Animation's blockbuster musical franchise: "Trolls Band Together."
Break everything - including the kitchen sink! FOX opens 'Kitchen Nightmares Rage Rooms' in cities including Rochester, Syracuse
Thu, Sep 14th 2023 11:00 am
FOX is opening restaurant-themed rage rooms and knife-throwing experiences on Saturday, Sept. 30, and Sunday, Oct. 1, to celebrate the return of the hit series "Kitchen Nightmares."
Rob Lowe crushes 'The Floor' as host & producer of FOX's ultimate trivia conquest quiz show premiering mid-season
Thu, Sep 14th 2023 11:00 am
Rob Lowe ("9-1-1: Lone Star") is taking "The Floor" as host and producer of FOX's dynamic new quiz show, created by John de Mol's Talpa ("Big Brother," "Deal or No Deal," "The Voice"). "The Floor" is a spectacular battle of the brains in which 81 contestants stand on 81 squares on a massive game show floor, competing for a whopping $250,000 prize.
ABC News Studios, in partnership with Trilogy Films, announces 'The Lady Bird Diaries'
Thu, Sep 14th 2023 11:00 am
ABC News Studios, in partnership with Trilogy Films, announced "The Lady Bird Diaries," from award-winning filmmaker Dawn Porter ("John Lewis: Good Trouble" and "Bobby Kennedy for President"), will premiere Monday, Nov. 13, on Hulu.
'The Masked Singer': Rita Ora to join Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg & Robin Thicke as panelist in 2024
Thu, Sep 14th 2023 11:00 am
Critically acclaimed artist and "The Masked Singer" U.K. alum Rita Ora will swap continents with Nicole Scherzinger, while Nicole performs on London's West End, in the 2024 airing of 'The Masked Singer' on FOX.
Hochul signs legislation to crack down on telemarketers
Thu, Sep 14th 2023 10:55 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul has signed legislation (A4456/S4617) to "crack down on telemarketers and safeguard New Yorkers from continuous, unwanted calls," her team said. "This legislation will help curb calls by nearly doubling the fine for telemarketers violating the Do Not Call Registry."
Department of Labor releases survey findings on state of work in New York
Thu, Sep 14th 2023 10:55 am
The New York State Department of Labor released the results of its 2023 Workforce Development Survey, and workers continue to say that flexibility in their job is the No. 1 priority, while attracting new employees and retaining current workers remain the top challenges for businesses.
Interview: Post-pandemic, heart surgery & bike wreck, Amy Grant is cherishing life
Thu, Sep 14th 2023 07:00 am
It's been an eventful decade for Amy Grant.
Hochul updates New Yorkers on new COVID-19 vaccine, urges precautions as cases rise
Wed, Sep 13th 2023 09:45 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul updated New Yorkers on the CDC's approval last night of an updated COVID-19 vaccine, and urged New Yorkers to get the shot once it is available later this week. The 2023-24 vaccine, previously authorized by the federal Food and Drug Administration, is expected to be available at pharmacies and physicians' offices, as well as other health care providers, throughout New York in the coming days.
Leadership changes at Girl Scouts of Western New York
Wed, Sep 13th 2023 09:45 pm
Javeena A. Edwards, MBA, was named the Interim CEO of Girl Scouts of Western New York (GSWNY), and Lynn M. Lubecki, Ed.D., was appointed president of the board of directors.

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