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Cooper to join Niagara Gospel Mission staff as development director
Fri, May 20th 2022 04:40 pm
Niagara Gospel Mission has added army veteran John Cooper Jr. to its staff as director of development, as the agency plans to strengthen its financial base and increase services in the Niagara Falls region.
AT&T teams with Buffalo and to launch text-to-give campaign to support families & community members affected by tragedy
Fri, May 20th 2022 04:40 pm
To drive additional giving for the Buffalo community and to make it easier to contribute via a wireless bill, AT&T has teamed up with the City of Buffalo and Mayor Byron Brown to launch a text-to-give campaign to provide financial support to the Buffalo Together Community Response Fund and the Buffalo 5/14 Survivors Fund to help the community and the families of the victims affected by the recent tragic events in Buffalo.
Rend Collective has 'Plans' for forthcoming album
Fri, May 20th 2022 02:05 pm
Northern Ireland worship band Rend Collective has released a new song, "Plans," from a forthcoming new album. The band's team said, "This song is to remind listeners that, even in the hardest times - a global pandemic, a loss, a health struggle, and when you haven't seen the answer to your prayer - God has a plan for you."
LIVE FREE to host 'Stand with Buffalo' concert to help bring comfort & hope
Fri, May 20th 2022 02:00 pm
LIVE FREE announced an inspirational concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 22, at the Greater Refuge Temple of Christ, 943 Jefferson Ave., Buffalo. The event will feature Bishop Hezekiah Walker, Bebe Winans, Lena Byrd Miles, Charles Jenkins, Israel Houghton and many other artists and faith leaders.
Amanda Cook releases her 'State of the Union'
Fri, May 20th 2022 02:00 pm
Worship leader and songwriter Amanda Cook gives her" State of the Union" as her new album is available today. "State of the Union" is the third installment following her two solo albums, "Brave New World" and "House On A Hill"; and her first worship album release with Provident Entertainment. Click here to stream the album.
Don't trust your cocaine
Fri, May 20th 2022 01:55 pm
Following nine suspected Erie County resident deaths in the past week with suspected cocaine and fentanyl involvement, the Erie County Department of Health is sharing a stark warning with local residents: Don't trust your cocaine.
Niagara Falls: Woman killed in crash; driver charged with vehicular manslaughter, DWI
Fri, May 20th 2022 01:55 pm
At approximately 11:25 p.m. Thursday, the Niagara Falls Police responded to 9103 St. John's Parkway to investigate a complaint of a vehicle hitting several parked vehicles in the parking lot, and then driving through the wall of an apartment building.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for May 20, 2022
Fri, May 20th 2022 12:55 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for May 20, 2022
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: Joseph Brant and Lemuel Cooke build historic site
Fri, May 20th 2022 12:15 pm
At 832 Ridge Road sits a house with history that predates its construction. The first known structure built on this spot was made by Joseph Brant, a Mohawk chief, and his tribe. It was the site of their camp, and later the cabin of Brant.
Sanborn American Legion Post 969 announces Memorial Day service
Fri, May 20th 2022 11:40 am
A Memorial Day ceremony will be held at Mount View Cemetery on Upper Mountain Road, across from the Pekin Fire Co., starting at 9:30 a.m. Monday, May 30. The Sanborn Fire Co. Band, plus the color guard and firing squad from the Niagara Falls Air Base, and the Cambria Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, will march from the Pekin firehall to the cemetery.
Election 2022: Reisman, Stephens & Stella win in Youngstown
Fri, May 20th 2022 11:40 am
Youngstown voters chose a new mayor and two new village trustees in Tuesday's elections held at the Red Brick Village Center.
Voters approve school budgets, fill open BOE seats
Fri, May 20th 2022 11:35 am
Voters in the Lewiston-Porter, Niagara Wheatfield and North Tonawanda school districts cast approvals Tuesday for their respective 2022-23 budgets, with incumbents reelected and some new faces chosen for open school board seats.
GoFundMe announces fundraisers to assist Buffalo mass shooting victims
Fri, May 20th 2022 11:35 am
In the wake of Saturday's mass shooting at the Tops Friendly Markets store on Buffalo's east side, GoFundMe officials announced the launch of a number of verified fundraisers this week to assist the victims.
Village of Lewiston election: Tina Coppins seeks to make positive change as trustee
Fri, May 20th 2022 11:35 am
My name is Tina Coppins and I am running for Village of Lewiston trustee. I am a long-time resident of the Youngstown/Lewiston area, along with my husband of 30 years, Peter Coppins. We have raised two sons in this amazing community we are fortunate enough to call home. I am dedicated to my family and to this community. It is important for me to see the village maintain its historical integrity through smart growth and development, given the opportunity.
FASNY offers lifesaving BBQ and grilling tips for warmer months
Fri, May 20th 2022 11:30 am
As New Yorkers look towards nicer weather and Memorial Day weekend, many will be firing up their grills for the first time in months. The Firefighters Association of the State of New York (FASNY) recommends that all New Yorkers follow some basic rules and tips to avoid accidents and injuries. We also urge everyone to never hesitate to call for help when needed.
Niagara County Legislature allocates additional funding for façade program
Fri, May 20th 2022 10:15 am
The Niagara County Legislature has allocated an additional $2.2 million to the Niagara County façade program (NCFP), according to Legislator Rich Andres, chairman of the county's economic development committee.
Higgins announces action & resources to improve access to baby formula
Fri, May 20th 2022 10:15 am
Congressman Brian Higgins announced action by the House of Representatives and the president to improve access to baby formula.
Buffalo State College announces commencement plans
Fri, May 20th 2022 10:15 am
SUNY Buffalo State College will confer degrees on roughly 1,500 undergraduate and 725 graduate students during its 150th commencement celebration on Saturday, May 21, in the college's Sports Arena.
DEC: Muskellunge fishing season starts June 1 in inland waters, June 15 in Great Lakes waters
Fri, May 20th 2022 10:15 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced fishing seasons for muskellunge begin June 1 in inland waters and June 15 in Great Lakes waters (Lake Erie, Upper Niagara River, Lower Niagara River, Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River).
UB hosting first in-person commencement season in two years
Fri, May 20th 2022 10:10 am
Some 6,450 students are candidates to receive 6,876 degrees and certificates during the University at Buffalo's 2022 commencement ceremonies, which conclude this weekend.
Statement from Gov. Kathy Hochul on CDC endorsement of first booster dose for children 5-11
Fri, May 20th 2022 10:10 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the following on Thursday:
Mooradian to challenge for New York State Assembly seat in 145th District
Fri, May 20th 2022 10:10 am
For the first time since 2016, residents of the 145th District will have a choice when they go to vote in November for New York State Assembly, as Doug Mooradian announced he will run on the Democratic ballot.
Down River Run 5K and 1.5 Mile Fun Walk is back
Fri, May 20th 2022 07:00 am
The Family & Friends Down Syndrome Association of Niagara is pleased to announce the return of The Down River Run 5K and 1.5 Mile Fun Walk. The event will take place June 5 at Fort Niagara State Park, managed by Its Your Race, Race Management Solutions.
Ortt honors Bruce Sutherland with hall of fame nomination
Fri, May 20th 2022 07:00 am
Earlier this week, New York State Senate Minority Leader Rob Ortt was able to recognize and honor his nominee for the 2022 New York State Senate Veterans' Hall of Fame, Col. Bruce R. Sutherland. The family of Sutherland, who was honored posthumously, received the award from Ortt's office at the first Col. Bruce R. Sutherland Memorial Golf Tournament held at Niagara Frontier Golf Club - a local favorite of Sutherland's.
National Safe Boating Week is May 21-27: 3 safety changes you need to know
Fri, May 20th 2022 07:00 am
National Safe Boating Week arrives May 21-27 with an annual reminder for boaters to champion recreational boating safety all summer long. The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water suggests that boat owners need to know about three recent U.S. Coast Guard regulations that have changed, what's needed to be carried aboard, and how a vessel is to be operated at higher speeds.
'Live's 'American Idol Encore' set to hit a high note Friday, May 27
Thu, May 19th 2022 05:50 pm
ABC's iconic competition juggernaut "American Idol" is just three days away from crowning this year's superstar with three remaining contestants vying for one of entertainment's highest honors ... to be the next "American Idol"!
Niagara Post Theater, Fort Niagara among recipients of $900,000 in total grants
Thu, May 19th 2022 03:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday announced $900,000 in grants to support 27 not-for-profit organizations involved with stewardship of state parks, trails, historic sites and public lands.
Increases in sexually transmitted infections prompt reminder from ECDOH: STIs are treatable
Thu, May 19th 2022 03:25 pm
In response to notable growth in certain sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in Erie County, the Erie County Department of Health is sharing data about these increases, and providing information about STI testing and treatment.
UB Center for Urban Studies: How decades of racism have shaped Buffalo
Thu, May 19th 2022 03:00 pm
In 2021, the University at Buffalo Center for Urban Studies released a report on inequality in Buffalo over the past three decades.
Study findings contradict nearly universal belief that humpback whales learn their songs from other whales
Thu, May 19th 2022 02:55 pm
In a quieter era when a ship's progress at sea arrived only through the courtesy of the wind, sailors told stories of intriguing sounds coming from humpback whales. If conditions were curiously calm and a vessel through coincidence or pursuit found itself in the close company of humpbacks, crews could hear a mysteriously beautiful call coming from the ocean that seemed to softly shimmer through their ship's hull, like the faint and fading tone from a struck tuning fork.
First responders tackle structure fire in Porter
Thu, May 19th 2022 08:30 am
At 7:24 p.m. Wednesday, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office communications center received a 911 call reporting a residential structure fire on Glengrove Drive in the Town of Porter. Niagara County Sheriff's Office deputies responded and confirmed a fully involved attached garage fire, with the fire extending into the residence.
Disney+ releases trailer for Marvel Studios' 'She-Hulk: Attorney at Law' premiering Aug. 17
Wed, May 18th 2022 07:00 pm
On Tuesday, Disney+ released a new trailer and key art for Marvel Studios' "She-Hulk: Attorney at Law." Streaming exclusively on Disney+ beginning Aug. 17, the new comedy series stars Tatiana Maslany as She-Hulk/Jennifer Walters, a lawyer who specializes in superhuman-oriented legal cases.
Production is underway in Atlanta for Marvel Studios' series 'Echo,' coming to Disney+ in 2023
Wed, May 18th 2022 06:55 pm
Production is underway in Atlanta on Marvel Studios' "Echo," a series streaming exclusively on Disney+ in 2023. Alaqua Cox ("Hawkeye") stars as the unforgiving Maya Lopez, who made her MCU debut in 2021 in Marvel Studios' "Hawkeye" as a deaf gang leader who was determined to make Ronin (aka Clint Barton) pay for his own vengeful deeds.
Tops, National Compassion Fund announce Buffalo 5/14 Survivors Fund
Wed, May 18th 2022 06:50 pm
On May 14, the Buffalo community suffered a devastating act of violence when a gunman opened fire at the Tops Friendly Market on Jefferson Avenue on the east side of the city, killing 10 people and wounding three.
LOCASH & The Beach Boys to officially kick off summer at Grand Ole Opry on May 27
Wed, May 18th 2022 06:10 pm
LOCASH and The Beach Boys are scheduled to officially kick off the summer for the Grand Ole Opry with their performances scheduled for Friday, May 27. Uniting for LOCASH's current single, "Beach Boys" featuring Mike Love and longtime bandmate Bruce Johnston, this will mark the Opry debut of The Beach Boys - one of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful bands of all time.
Hochul announces support for comprehensive package to combat rise in domestic terrorism
Wed, May 18th 2022 06:10 pm
In direct response to what her team called a "white supremacist act of terror" at a supermarket on Saturday in Buffalo, Gov. Kathy Hochul unveiled "a comprehensive package to combat the steady rise in domestic terrorism and violent extremism, strengthen and close loopholes in state gun laws, and crack down on social media platforms that host and amplify content that promotes and broadcasts violent, lawless acts and endangers our communities."
Niagara County announces 'Community Messages of Hope' campaign as part of Mental Health Awareness Month
Wed, May 18th 2022 06:05 pm
In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, Niagara County Legislature Chairwoman Rebecca Wydysh announced the launch of the next phase of the Niagara County Opioid (OASIS) Task Force's "Community Messages of Hope."
DEC announces draft regulations to reduce waste sent to landfills, improve waste management & reduce solid waste's climate change impacts
Wed, May 18th 2022 06:05 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos has announced proposed regulations for review "to further protect public health and the environment by making significant changes" to several of the state's current regulations governing the management of solid waste.
NYS OASAS announces award of $800,000 to expand opioid addiction treatment services in New York
Wed, May 18th 2022 06:00 pm
The New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) announced the award of $800,000 to four opioid treatment program (OTP) providers to establish new locations outside of their existing facilities. These programs will help to bring OTP services to currently underserved locations and continue to address the ongoing need for treatment throughout New York.
Mental health agencies collaborate to staff drop-in center on Jefferson Avenue
Wed, May 18th 2022 05:55 pm
Area human service agencies are collaborating to provide free mental health and trauma counseling in the Johnnie B. Wiley Resource Center, 1100 Jefferson Ave., daily from 1-9 p.m. through May 27.

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