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Author explores 'Thunder Snow of Buffalo'
Mon, Jan 31st 2022 10:10 am
October is typically an autumnally moderate weather month in Buffalo. In October of 2006, however, Buffalo was hit with a surprise storm that shook the city.
'Big R': Drivers meeting kicks off 2022 season at Ransomville Speedway
Mon, Jan 31st 2022 10:10 am
Ransomville Speedway hosted its driver's registration meeting at the Ransomville Fire Co. on Saturday afternoon. Drivers from the Krown Undercoating Modifieds, Investor's Service Sportsman, KiPo Motors Street Stocks, Sunflowers of Sanborn Mini Stocks and the Kevin's Carpet Cleaning Novice Sportsman had the opportunity to check out the rulebook, reserve pit pads, and sign up for Ransomville Speedway and DIRTcar memberships.
White House recognizes UB School of Law for addressing housing and eviction crises
Mon, Jan 31st 2022 10:10 am
The University at Buffalo School of Law won recognition from the White House and Department of Justice for taking "immediate action to increase housing stability and access to justice" in Erie County during a remote ceremony from the White House on Friday.
Guest speakers for 'Coffee with Chris'
Mon, Jan 31st 2022 10:10 am
Niagara County Legislator Chris Voccio will have guest speakers for his next three "Coffee with Chris" events. The first half hour will be topical and the second half will be an open forum where no topic is off the table.
Gas prices rise along with oil prices
Mon, Jan 31st 2022 10:10 am
Monday's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $3.37, up 4 cents from last week. One year ago, the price was $2.42. The New York state average is $3.55, up 5 cents from last week. A year ago, the NYS average was $2.51.
Higgins: $50,000 for Squeaky Wheel
Mon, Jan 31st 2022 10:00 am
Congressman Brian Higgins announced Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center has been awarded a $50,000 American Rescue Plan grant through the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).
Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center sets Black History Month events
Mon, Jan 31st 2022 07:00 am
As part of the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center's commitment to preserving and promoting the legacy of and bringing visibility to Black stories in Niagara Falls, several events and programs in February will celebrate Black History Month.
NT Neighborhood Watch announces 2022 Dyngus Day Parade
Mon, Jan 31st 2022 07:00 am
The North Tonawanda Neighborhood Watch announced its second annual Dyngus Day Parade will be held Monday, April 18. Commencing at 5 p.m. the route will go down Oliver Street starting at 10th Avenue and ending at Thompson Street.
Grand Island's wildlife, environment to benefit from grant funding
Sat, Jan 29th 2022 07:00 am
Two hundred years ago, when most of Grand Island was covered in dense forests of hickory and oak trees, the pileated woodpecker established its nests annually and raised its young.
Ash Wednesday retreat day at Stella Niagara's Center of Renewal
Fri, Jan 28th 2022 05:10 pm
The Western New York community is invited to begin the Lenten season by participating in what organizers called an "enjoyable, values-based Ash Wednesday retreat-workshop" at Stella Niagara's Center of Renewal. The day will begin with check-in and morning coffee from 8:30-8:55 a.m., with the retreat from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 2. Lunch will also be provided.
Ryan joins local library advocates to highlight needs for budget season
Fri, Jan 28th 2022 05:10 pm
On Friday, New York State Sen. Sean Ryan joined officials from the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library at the Crane Branch Library to highlight the importance of distributing digital inclusion grants funded in last year's budget, and restoring library construction funding slated to be cut in this year's budget. The Crane Branch is currently undergoing a major, multiphase construction project with funding supported by state library construction aid.
Higgins, Poloncarz & Nowakowski announce FCC Affordable Connectivity Program
Fri, Jan 28th 2022 05:10 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and Filmore District Councilman Mitch Nowakowski on Friday announced efforts to expand and improve broadband access for families across Western New York.
Ryan delivers masks & at-home COVID tests to community partners
Fri, Jan 28th 2022 05:10 pm
On Friday, New York State Sen. Sean Ryan delivered personal protective equipment to community partners throughout New York's 60th State Senate District. The supplies included rapid at-home coronavirus test kits and KN95 masks. The organizations receiving the masks and tests will distribute them to their communities based on need.
Disney announces new projects with 'Percy Jackson,' Ronda Rousey
Fri, Jan 28th 2022 04:20 pm
Disney+ has ordered "Percy Jackson and the Olympians," an epic adventure series based on - and closely aligned with - Disney Hyperion's best-selling book series by award-winning author Rick Riordan with more than 180 million books in print globally. Former combat champion Ronda Rousey hosts "Rowdy's Places," a combat sports-centric expansion of the "Peyton's Places" franchise, on ESPN+.
FeedMore WNY urges community to help 'Check Out Hunger'
Fri, Jan 28th 2022 03:35 pm
Western New Yorkers will be able to help feed their hungry neighbors while shopping for groceries at area retailers now and into the coming months. Dash's Market, The Market in the Square, Tops Friendly Markets and Wegmans Food Markets are holding their annual "Check Out Hunger" campaigns to support FeedMore WNY's programs and services.
Billie Eilish to kick off North American leg of 'Happier Than Ever, The World Tour'
Fri, Jan 28th 2022 02:25 pm
On Feb. 3, Billie Eilish's long-awaited "Happier Than Ever, The World Tour" kicks off in New Orleans at the Smoothie King Center, with Dora Jar confirmed as the supporting act for the first four shows of the tour.
Special guests & stars unveiled for NBC's 'Celebrating Betty White: America's Golden Girl'
Fri, Jan 28th 2022 02:25 pm
President Joe Biden, Drew Barrymore, Valerie Bertinelli, Cher, Bryan Cranston, Ted Danson, Ellen DeGeneres, Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey, Ana Gasteyer, Goldie Hawn, Vicki Lawrence, Jane Leeves, Jay Leno, Anthony Mackie, Wendie Malick, Joel McHale, Tracy Morgan, Jean Smart, Mary Steenburgen and more will come together to pay tribute to the late actress and animal advocate in NBC's primetime special "Celebrating Betty White: America's Golden Girl."
Aaron Lewis is 'Frayed at Both Ends'
Fri, Jan 28th 2022 02:25 pm
Though having had two No. 1 Billboard country album debuts with "Town Line" and "Sinner," Aaron Lewis has quietly made an impact on country music without flexing to let everyone know what a big deal he was. With a decade invested in a genre that's seen him record with Willie Nelson, George Jones, Charlie Daniels, Vince Gill, Alison Krauss, Mickey Raphael, the Cox Family, and Dan Tyminski and producer Buddy Cannon, the 15-million-selling front man of Staind doubled down on "Frayed at Both Ends."
Study: In IBS patients, cognitive behavioral therapy modulates brain-gut microbiome and helps relieve symptoms
Fri, Jan 28th 2022 02:20 pm
A joint study conducted by researchers at the University at Buffalo and the University of California, Los Angeles is revealing for the first time that behavioral self-management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a painful and common gastrointestinal disorder, can fundamentally change the gut microbiome. It is the first to show how cognitive behavioral therapy can teach patients information-processing skills that address the biological roots of their GI symptoms.
NYS: Don't miss out on valuable tax benefits on National Earned Income Tax Credit Day
Fri, Jan 28th 2022 11:40 am
On National Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance is urging taxpayers to review their eligibility for this valuable benefit. When the federal, New York state and New York City earned income tax credits are combined, they can be worth up to $9,083 for a family with three or more children.
Higgins urges Western New Yorkers to claim Earned Income Tax Credit
Fri, Jan 28th 2022 11:40 am
Congressman Brian Higgins is urging Western New Yorkers to take advantage of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) - a tax provision that helps lift working families out of poverty. In 2021, 25 million Americans received the credit, however it is estimated 20% of eligible taxpayers - about 6 million people - failed to claim the benefit.
Buffalo Bills & Sabres announce 'Better Together'
Fri, Jan 28th 2022 11:35 am
As Black History Month begins, the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres announce "Better Together," a One Buffalo fundraising initiative to benefit organizations that are fighting food insecurity in Black and African American communities.
What to do with 2022?
Fri, Jan 28th 2022 11:00 am
So, what is the mindset for 2022?
Obituary: Sonja Jonsson
Fri, Jan 28th 2022 11:00 am
Born in southern Sweden to Bror and Ingeborg Ronn, Sonja was known as "Svarta Rosen," or the "Black Rose," because of her remarkable beauty and tanned skin.
Obituary: Mary A. (nee Lipiec) Quinn
Fri, Jan 28th 2022 11:00 am
Mary A. (nee Lipiec) Quinn of Grand Island passed away on Jan. 23, 2022.
Obituary: Beth Ehde (Stamler) Parrish
Fri, Jan 28th 2022 11:00 am
Beth Ehde (Stamler) Parrish (1924-2022) passed away peacefully in her sleep on Jan. 14, 2022, at the Anna Mae Owen Hospice House in Murray, Kentucky. Her bright smiles and enthusiasm for life will be missed by all who were blessed to know her.
Obituary: Former Grand Island Town Justice Sybil Kennedy passes
Fri, Jan 28th 2022 11:00 am
Sybil E. Kennedy, a well-known and respected Grand Island Town Justice, entered into eternal rest on Monday, Jan. 24, 2022.
Lew-Port community comes together for 'One District, One Book'
Fri, Jan 28th 2022 11:00 am
The Lewiston Porter "One District, One Book" ("ODOB") literacy initiative continues to create community excitement!
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: Sage Tavern could be Lewiston's oldest home
Fri, Jan 28th 2022 11:00 am
Many Lewiston residents enjoy stopping by the Hill-vue Restaurant on Ridge Road just east of Model City Road for a tasty meal. Next time you go, take notice of the building immediately east of the parking lot, because that is the topic of today's article.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Jan. 28, 2022
Fri, Jan 28th 2022 08:40 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Jan. 21, 2022
WBA holds swearing-in ceremony
Fri, Jan 28th 2022 07:00 am
The Wheatfield Business Association recently swore-in a slate of leaders.
Hochul directs flags to half-staff to honor fallen NYPD officers Rivera & Mora
Thu, Jan 27th 2022 07:45 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday announced flags on state buildings will be flown at half-staff on Friday in honor of fallen New York Police officers Jason Rivera and Wilbert Mora. Flags should be lowered to half-staff at sunrise on Jan. 28, the day of Officer Rivera's funeral service, and returned to full-staff at sunset on Feb. 2, following Officer Mora's funeral service.
The Big Easy in Buffalo celebrates Mardi Gras season with 3 shows
Thu, Jan 27th 2022 07:45 pm
The Big Easy in Buffalo has announced three shows celebrating Mardi Gras season:
National Alliance on Mental Illness offers new Niagara Falls group meeting
Thu, Jan 27th 2022 07:40 pm
The National Alliance on Mental Illness is offering family support groups - in-person and online, including a new Niagara Falls group meeting - in February.
Providence Farm Collective awarded major grant to develop farmers market on Buffalo's west side
Thu, Jan 27th 2022 07:40 pm
Providence Farm Collective (PFC) has received a $477,000 Farmers Market Promotion Program grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). With this funding, PFC will create a farmers' market on Grant Street, in the heart of Buffalo's west side, where many of their farmers live. The market will be open from the end of June to October, and it will serve the Black community and refugees from Somalia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi, Ethiopia, Myanmar and Liberia.
New local program for those living with dementia and their caregivers
Thu, Jan 27th 2022 07:35 pm
The Alzheimer's Association Western New York Chapter is launching a limited series focused on providing educational tools and other resources for those living with a diagnosis of early stage Alzheimer's disease, mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or another form of dementia.
Study uses artificial intelligence to understand lung and bronchus cancer mortality rates
Thu, Jan 27th 2022 07:15 pm
Many people think of robots when they hear the term "artificial intelligence (AI)." However, in the case of a new study on lung and bronchus cancer (LBC) in the U.S., AI refers to various machine learning models stacked together to make high-level predictions about LBC mortality rates.
Empire State Development: Bison Bag Co. will expand operations, creating new jobs in Niagara County
Thu, Jan 27th 2022 07:15 pm
Empire State Development on Thursday announced Bison Bag Co. Inc. has outgrown its current space and will build a 45,000-square-foot addition at its facility located at 5404 Crown Ave., in the Town of Lockport.
NCCC announces fall 2021 president's list, dean's and part-time honors students
Thu, Jan 27th 2022 07:05 pm
A total of 634 students were recognized recently for their outstanding academic achievements for the fall 2021 semester at Niagara County Community College. Full-time and part-time students were recognized with inclusion on the dean's list or part-time honors list.
Study: Light therapy fast-tracks healing of skin damage from cancer radiation therapy
Thu, Jan 27th 2022 07:05 pm
Light therapy may accelerate the healing of skin damage from radiation therapy by up to 50%, according to a recent University at Buffalo-led study.

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