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Personnel changes, new programs announced at Board of Education meeting
Sat, Sep 2nd 2023 07:00 am
At the Aug. 28 meeting of the Grand Island Board of Education, held at Eco Island, 3285 Staley Road, new staff members and programs were introduced to the board and to the community.
Grand Island: Zoning revisions proposed to limit warehouse size
Sat, Sep 2nd 2023 07:00 am
About 40 protesters on Monday marched outside Town Hall in favor of a warehouse moratorium and against the Town Board accepting a developer's supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for a proposed 1.2-million-square-foot Long Road warehouse.
Grand Island Central School District honors Eco Island's first coordinator
Sat, Sep 2nd 2023 07:00 am
When Huth Road Elementary School teachers Dianne Tiede and Sharon Thompson first explored Eco Island in the late 1980s, they were excited about the school district having its own nature center.
Popcorn whiz kid Grayson Shelp raising money for Scout trip
Sat, Sep 2nd 2023 07:00 am
While most children spend the final month of summer outdoors swimming, playing games and sports with friends, or taking family vacations, 13-years-young Grayson Shelp is back selling popcorn outside Ace Hardware, 1889 Whitehaven Road, seven days a week beginning at 9:30 a.m., until just past Labor Day.
Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin returns to Pittsburgh to tackle major home renovation for his grandmother, on 'Secret Celebrity Renovation'
Fri, Sep 1st 2023 02:55 pm
Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin returns to his hometown of Pittsburgh to tackle a major home renovation for his grandmother Portia, who has always been there for him with unwavering support and guidance. During his triumphant journey home, Damar shares some of his earliest memories with Nischelle, including a trip to Sto-Rox High School where he first started playing football.
Schumer, Gillibrand, Higgins: Nearly $4M in funding toward Buffalo United Resiliency Center to provide mental health resources, support to victims & those impacted by shooting
Fri, Sep 1st 2023 02:40 pm
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Brian Higgins today announced $3,889,303 in federal funding toward the Buffalo United Resiliency Center, through the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs' Office for Victims of Crime (OVC).
Casting Crowns celebrates 20 years with milestone album releasing Sept. 29
Fri, Sep 1st 2023 02:30 pm
Grammy-winning, multi-Platinum-selling group Casting Crowns will celebrate the band's 20th anniversary this fall. The legacy album, "Lifesongs: A Celebration of the First 20 Years," will release on Sept. 29.
State Police & local law enforcement to crack down on impaired, reckless driving over Labor Day weekend
Fri, Sep 1st 2023 02:30 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced State Police and local law enforcement will be out in force through Labor Day weekend in order to crack down on impaired and reckless driving during Labor Day weekend. The enforcement period begins Friday, Sept. 1, and runs through Monday, Sept. 4.
ESPN's 'College GameDay': The Cadillac Three, Darius Rucker & Lainey Wilson take the torch
Fri, Sep 1st 2023 02:25 pm
ESPN's "College GameDay Built by The Home Depot" returns for its 37th season this week, and 30th anniversary of being on the road visiting college campuses across the country. To celebrate the milestone anniversary, college football's premier pregame show will debut a refresh of its iconic "Comin to Your City" opening anthem at the start of its week 1 show in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Saturday, Sept. 2 (9 a.m. ET).
'Honest,' is new album from Chris Llewellyn of Rend Collective
Fri, Sep 1st 2023 02:25 pm
Chris Llewellyn, the Irish singer/songwriter and founding member of the Platinum-selling worship band Rend Collective, releases "Honest" (courtesy of Capitol CMG), his first solo project, today.
NCDOH statement on report of legionella
Fri, Sep 1st 2023 02:25 pm
A statement from Niagara County Public Health Director Daniel J. Stapleton regarding a Report of legionella at the Lewiston-Queenston Bridge:
Levesque Institute at Niagara University creates Niagara Falls neighborhood assessment committee to initiate neighborhood study
Fri, Sep 1st 2023 02:25 pm
The Levesque Institute at Niagara University, as part of a coalition of diverse organizations committed to the revitalization of the City of Niagara Falls, has formed a Niagara Falls neighborhood evaluation committee. The committee's first project is a comprehensive data collection that will provide information for a future neighborhood assessment to evaluate housing market conditions in the midtown area of the City of Niagara Falls.
Construction-related lane closures for Labor Day weekend
Fri, Sep 1st 2023 02:25 pm
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, Sept. 1, to 6 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, to ease travel throughout Labor Day weekend.
Patrick Mayberry releases Centricity Music debut album, 'Wild Faith'
Fri, Sep 1st 2023 02:25 pm
Singer, songwriter and worship leader Patrick Mayberry releases his highly anticipated, first full-length Centricity Music album, "Wild Faith," today.
Niagara County Peach Festival team pays tribute to late Jerry Wolfgang
Fri, Sep 1st 2023 12:00 pm
The excitement is building for a Western New York favorite - the 65th annual Niagara County Peach Festival. Presented by the Kiwanis Club of Lewiston, it returns Thursday, Sept. 7, to Academy Park in the Village of Lewiston.
Wheatfield is building inclusive playground
Fri, Sep 1st 2023 11:15 am
The Town of Wheatfield is constructing a new, inclusive playground at Fairmount Park, and the project committee wants the community's help to name it.
Lewiston Town Board sets public hearings on water rates, solar moratorium
Fri, Sep 1st 2023 11:10 am
At Monday's regular meeting, Lewiston Town Board members addressed various town operations with the setting of two public hearings; they also heard some clarification on the town's agreement with Modern Disposal.
'Save Labor Day for Youngstown!'
Fri, Sep 1st 2023 11:10 am
It's Labor Day weekend, a time to enjoy an annual tradition in Youngstown. The village's Labor Day Parade will take over the Main Street strip starting at noon Monday Sept. 4.
NCSO: Keeping our children safe as new school year begins
Fri, Sep 1st 2023 11:05 am
A new school year is about to begin, and many preparations are undertaken by parents across Niagara County. Many are out purchasing the latest in backpacks or new clothes to start the year out.
Piper to hold ceremony at Lewiston Cemetery
Fri, Sep 1st 2023 11:05 am
I announced at the dedication of the historical cemetery plaque in May that my next project was to be the placement of another granite bench to be placed next to the historical plaque.
New Kids On The Block announce 'The Block Revisited,' out Nov. 3
Fri, Sep 1st 2023 11:05 am
Multi-Platinum pop icons New Kids On The Block have announced "The Block Revisited." Celebrating 15 years since they reunited to reinforce their status as a staple of pop culture, New Kids On The Block are revisiting the hits of their 2008 smash album featuring bonus material, out Nov. 3 in multiple formats - including, for the first time, a 2-LP exclusive color vinyl with booklet.
Brian Kelley breaks ground in 'Dirt Cheap'
Fri, Sep 1st 2023 11:00 am
Diamond-selling superstar Brian Kelley's got small-town life on his mind in "Dirt Cheap." Delivered today across all streaming platforms and digital retailers via Big Machine Records, listen to "Dirt Cheap" and watch the lyric video.
Tasha Layton finds freedom to 'Lay It Down'
Fri, Sep 1st 2023 11:00 am
BEC chart-topper Tasha Layton returns today with the deeply personal "Lay It Down," a soul-saturated pop ballad echoing the promise of Jesus: "For my yoke is easy and my burden is light" (Matthew 11:30). Celebrating freedom from fear, worry and strife, "Lay It Down" was written by Layton, Jess Cates and Kalley Heiligenthal, along with Grammy and Dove award-winner Keith Everette Smith, who also produced the track.
Castellani Art Museum announces fall programs & exhibitions
Fri, Sep 1st 2023 11:00 am
Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University (CAM) is excited to announce its fall events and featured exhibitions. Museum admission remains free, and programs are free or discounted for Members, NU faculty, students, staff, and EBT cardholders.
SBA announces retirement of Franklin Sciortino
Fri, Sep 1st 2023 10:55 am
As we celebrate the spirit of entrepreneurship and affirm our support for America's small businesses in celebration of the U.S. Small Business Administration's 70th anniversary this year, we also honor Buffalo District Director Franklin J. Sciortino as he plans to retire from the SBA on Sept. 1.
NYSSBA: Some New York schools will need skilled staff as migrant students arrive in school districts
Fri, Sep 1st 2023 10:50 am
School districts will need more English as a new language teachers, teaching assistants and multilingual support staff if they serve new migrant students when school resumes this fall, according to a survey of superintendents by the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA).
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Sept. 1, 2023
Fri, Sep 1st 2023 10:15 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Sept. 1, 2023
Tops offers double giveback days in September, as it launches 12th season of 'Tops in Education'
Thu, Aug 31st 2023 08:00 pm
Tops Friendly Markets announced that, during the month of September, it is offering schools the chance to earn double the rewards as part of its "Tops in Education" program.
'School's Open, Drive Carefully': A life-saving message for 77 years
Thu, Aug 31st 2023 08:00 pm
AAA Western and Central New York, along with law enforcement, has kicked off its annual "School's Open, Drive Carefully" campaign as back-to-school season gets underway. With school buses back on the roads, commuters should give themselves extra time and be prepared for bus traffic. Motorists should also be cognizant of less-experienced students drivers returning to high school and college.
Hochul directs landmarks to be lit purple & silver in recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day
Thu, Aug 31st 2023 08:00 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced multiple landmarks and bridges across New York will be illuminated in purple and silver to recognize International Overdose Awareness Day. The event, recognized around the world, focuses on ending overdose and stigma, remembering those who have died, and acknowledging the grief of family and friends left behind.
Fadell joins Trinity Medical pulmonology
Thu, Aug 31st 2023 07:55 pm
Trinity Medical WNY, a multi-specialty physician practice network affiliated with Catholic Health, welcomes Francois Fadell, M.D., to its pulmonology practice located at 1616 Kensington Ave., Buffalo.
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA hosts annual free e-recycling drive-thru event
Thu, Aug 31st 2023 07:55 pm
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA has partnered with Sunnking to host its annual electronic recycling event, from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at the shopping center (1900 Military Road). Attendees will be able to visit the Fashion Outlets to drop off their electronics from the convenience of their vehicle.
Alzheimer's Association invites Niagara County residents to join 'Walk to End Alzheimer's'
Thu, Aug 31st 2023 07:00 pm
The Alzheimer's Association is inviting Niagara County residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer's by participating in the Alzheimer's Association "Walk to End Alzheimer's" on Saturday, Sept. 9, at Reservoir State Park. Registration will begin at 10 a.m., with the opening ceremony and walk at 11 a.m.
Bomb threat at Niagara Falls Train Station
Thu, Aug 31st 2023 07:00 pm
At approximately 2:35 p.m. today, dispatch received a call of a possible bomb with the Niagara Falls Train Station on 825 Depot Ave. West. Patrol responded, evacuated the building, and secured the scene.
Q&A: Emerson Hart previews Fallsview pairing of Gin Blossoms, Sugar Ray, Fastball & Tonic
Wed, Aug 30th 2023 08:30 pm
The OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino welcomes Gin Blossoms, Sugar Ray, Tonic and Fastball at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7.
Niagara County partners with Sunnking for electronic recycling event
Wed, Aug 30th 2023 04:50 pm
The Niagara County Department of Public Works is partnering with Sunnking to host an electronics recycling event in Niagara Falls on Saturday, Sept. 16. This is a free event open to all Niagara County residents. Registration is required.
Memorial Medical Center awards Junior Volunteer Scholarship
Wed, Aug 30th 2023 04:50 pm
Jaclynn Tato, a June graduate of Lewiston-Porter High School, is the recipient of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's Junior Volunteer Scholarship.
Duran Duran announce 16th studio album, 'Danse Macabre'
Wed, Aug 30th 2023 04:50 pm
Duran Duran have announced their 16th studio album, "Danse Macabre," just in time for Halloween. The record is due for release on Oct. 27 on Tape Modern via BMG and available to preorder.
Gillibrand, Higgins announce $1 million for construction of Hispanic Heritage Cultural Institute
Wed, Aug 30th 2023 04:45 pm
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Brian Higgins were joined by members of the Hispanic Heritage Council of Western New York to announce $1 million in federal funding toward construction of the Hispanic Heritage Cultural Institute in Buffalo.
Getaway driver sentenced for involvement in shooting that killed toddler, injured 3 others outside Ferry Grider Homes complex
Wed, Aug 30th 2023 04:30 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 27-year-old Jonay B. Robinson of Cheektowaga was sentenced this morning before Erie County Court Judge Susan Eagan to 40 years to life in prison.

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