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Neighbors Foundation of Grand Island sends thanks, lists donors to 2022 holiday distribution
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 11:00 am
The Neighbors Foundation of Grand Island thanks the hundreds of individuals and organizations who contributed to our successful 2022 holiday distribution. Seventy-six of your neighbor families were aided with gift cards and food, benefiting 137 adults and 140 children. Sixty-three of our seniors were also assisted in two senior apartment complexes.
Taquito Lindo to open at former Clarkson House
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 11:00 am
Lewiston will soon get its first taste of the Mexican street tacos that are the popular mainstay at Grand Island's Taquito Lindo.
Town of Niagara: Lee Wallace won't seek 3rd term
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 11:00 am
It is with mixed emotions that I am announcing today that I will not seek a third term as supervisor for the Town of Niagara. I truly believe that everything and everyone has a shelf life, and it is time for me to "pass the baton" and spend more quality time with my family. I am very proud of our accomplishments over the past nine years, and I look forward to a new vision and new focus that the next town supervisor and board will have.
Town of Niagara hoping to sell revitalized strip mall property
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 11:00 am
Town of Niagara officials are hoping to breathe new life into a long-vacant property on Military Road.
Town of Wheatfield reorganizes for 2023, approves numerous appointments, authorizations
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 11:00 am
The Town of Wheatfield got down to business for 2023 with its reorganizational meeting held earlier this week. According to the town's website, wheatfield.ny.us, the following actions were unanimously approved by Town Board members:
Town of Porter reorganizes for 2023; approves calendar, sets salaries & appointments
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 11:00 am
The Town of Porter opened 2023 with its reorganizational session Tuesday, where a number of resolutions and routine procedural items were approved, setting the stage for operations in the coming year. Included were appointments, the town's holiday and standard workday schedules, and the naming of officials to various positions/duties.
Consumed By Fire kicks off 2023 with new song, 'Goodbye Ole Me'
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 10:30 am
Red Street Records' trio of brothers, Consumed By Fire, announced a new release for the new year, "Goodbye Ole Me," which is available everywhere now.
Sens. Ortt & Gallivan urge oversight hearings to assess NYS response to historic WNY 'Blizzard of '22'
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 10:30 am
On Friday, New York State Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt and Sen. Patrick Gallivan sent a letter to the chairs of the Senate committees on Transportation, Investigations and Government Operations and Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs urging them to conduct oversight hearings to assess the state's response during the historic "storm of a century" in Western New York last month.
New York state's 2023 tribute to legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to be aired on PBS stations
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 10:25 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced New York state's annual commemoration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be presented as a statewide broadcast event, "New York State Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: Paths to Change," airing on PBS stations throughout New York beginning Sunday, Jan. 15. The public may also attend a free screening of the tribute on Friday, Jan. 13, at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany; or watch the program beginning at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16.
Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo accepting letters of intent for 2023 competitive grant process
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 09:40 am
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo is now accepting letters of intent (LOI) for its 2023 competitive grant process - through Feb. 3 at 4 p.m. Interested organizations should read the detailed guidelines/additional information that can be found here: https://www.cfgb.org/nonprofits/grants/community-foundation/.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Jan. 6, 2023
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 07:00 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Jan. 6, 2023
Lewiston-Porter High School art students are looking for your photos
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 07:00 am
New this school year, the "Gallery Project" course allows students to design exhibitions and programming for Lew-Port's new Level Art Gallery. Students are currently preparing an exhibition about Artpark. Each student is researching a specific aspect of Artpark after learning about the park's history through reading, viewing an artist-created documentary, and participating in a guided tour of the park led by regional curator Albert Chao.
Youngstown Lions announce Christmas house lighting competition winners
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 07:00 am
The Youngstown Lions Club announced the winners of its annual Youngstown Christmas house lighting competition:
NFL: Buffalo Bills vs. Cincinnati Bengals game won't be resumed
Thu, Jan 5th 2023 10:15 pm
The Buffalo Bills on Thursday night tweeted the following update on the team's suspended game with the Cincinnati Bengals: "The NFL has announced that our Week 17 game against the Cincinnati Bengals will not be resumed and has been cancelled."
ABC News 'Good Morning America' co-anchor Michael Strahan goes one-on-one with Prince Harry ahead of memoir release, 'Spare'
Thu, Jan 5th 2023 09:30 pm
ABC News' "Good Morning America" co-anchor Michael Strahan sits down with Prince Harry in a wide-ranging, one-on-one interview, which will air across the network.
John Ford Coley to perform Jan. 20 at the Bear's Den
Thu, Jan 5th 2023 09:25 pm
John Ford Coley will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, inside the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino's Bear's Den.
Registration is open for 'Cycle the Erie Canal'
Thu, Jan 5th 2023 09:25 pm
Registration is now open for Parks & Trails New York's 25th annual "Cycle the Erie Canal" tour, what organizers called "an unforgettable opportunity to bike across New York state and take in the rich history of the legendary canal that transformed America."
DiNapoli urges New Yorkers to spend holiday gift cards
Thu, Jan 5th 2023 09:25 pm
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli is urging New Yorkers to make sure they spend any gift cards they received this holiday season. Unused gift card balances can eventually be turned over to his Office of Unclaimed Funds (OUF), which took in a record $48 million from them in 2022.
Higgins: $6.4 million-plus for Western New York health centers
Thu, Jan 5th 2023 09:25 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced $6,466,603 for Western New York's federally qualified health centers. Included in the awards is $928,681 to ramp up coronavirus vaccination efforts, as the local community is facing the triple threat of increasing cases of RSV, COVID-19 and flu.
Catholic Charities: Appeal 2023 launches with $9.5 million goal
Thu, Jan 5th 2023 09:25 pm
Officials on Thursday launched Appeal 2023, in support of Catholic Charities of Buffalo and the diocesan "Fund for the Faith," with a goal of raising $9.5 million by June 30.
Girl Scouts of Western New York kicks off 2023 cookie season
Thu, Jan 5th 2023 09:20 pm
Girl Scouts in Western New York are now selling the exclusively online, berry-blasted Raspberry Rally cookie alongside the iconic cookie lineup, powering amazing experiences in outdoors, STEM, and beyond.
Disney+ announces Feb. 1 streaming debut of Marvel Studios' 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever'
Wed, Jan 4th 2023 09:00 pm
Disney+ rang in the New Year with fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, announcing the Feb. 1 streaming debut of Marvel Studios' "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever."
Mount St. Mary's Hospital welcomes UBMD Emergency Medicine, Buffalo-Niagara Hospitalists to staff its emergency department
Wed, Jan 4th 2023 08:35 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital (MSMH) welcomed the providers from UBMD Emergency Medicine to the emergency department on Jan. 1, along with the medical team from Buffalo-Niagara Hospitalists, who will manage inpatient care at the hospital. These two groups are also slated to facilitate both inpatient care and emergency care at the new Lockport Memorial Campus of Mount St. Mary's Hospital when it opens later in 2023.
Ice at Canalside reopening with 'Buffalo Strong' after historic blizzard
Wed, Jan 4th 2023 08:30 pm
The Ice at Canalside, sponsored by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York, will reopen Friday, Jan. 6, with a new slate of programming to welcome skaters back to "The Ice" in 2023. The Ice at Canalside closed Thursday, Dec. 22, in anticipation of a historic storm.
State Police issue more than 32,900 tickets during national DWI crackdown that ran through New Year's Day
Wed, Jan 4th 2023 08:30 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the New York State Police issued 32,934 tickets and arrested 453 people for impaired driving during the national DWI crackdown, which started Wednesday, Dec. 14, and continued through New Year's Day Sunday. Troopers arrested 453 people for DWI, and investigated 4,417 accidents, which resulted in 528 people being injured and eight fatalities.
Niagara University professor publishes Himalayan travel piece on presence
Wed, Jan 4th 2023 08:25 pm
Dr. Joseph Little, associate professor of English at Niagara University, had been backpacking in the western Himalayas one January when Balrum took him in, graciously providing lodging in a nearby cabin and unforgettable conversations around the campfire as the quiet farmer, with remarkable grace and presence, said farewell to his family.
Buffalo Bills: Damar Hamlin able to communicate verbally
Wed, Jan 4th 2023 05:45 pm
On Wednesday afternoon, @BuffaloBills tweeted the following update regarding Damar Hamlin: "Damar remains in the ICU in critical condition with signs of improvement noted yesterday and overnight. He is expected to remain under intensive care as his health care team continues to monitor and treat him."
Village of Lewiston to review short-term rental feedback, adopt policy on Jan. 17, then enact moratorium
Wed, Jan 4th 2023 08:20 am
A capacity crowd at Tuesday's Village of Lewiston work session provided more than a few items for trustees to consider, as the board works to create new regulations on short-term rentals.
Morinello sworn into office for fourth term
Tue, Jan 3rd 2023 04:55 pm
Assemblyman Angelo Morinello, R-C-I-Niagara, was joined by his daughter and granddaughters as he was sworn in Monday by Niagara Falls Mayor Robert Restaino to serve his fourth term in the Assembly.
USDA to conduct hemp survey
Tue, Jan 3rd 2023 04:50 pm
USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will send the hemp production and disposition inquiry to over 1,000 northeastern state producers on Jan. 19. This follows NASS' 2021 hemp acreage and production survey. Like the 2021 questionnaire, this year's survey will collect information on the total planted and harvested area, yield, production, and value of hemp in the U.S. in 2022.
GBNRTC to present preferred scenario for reimagining Scajaquada corridor
Tue, Jan 3rd 2023 04:45 pm
The Greater Buffalo Niagara Regional Transportation Council (GBNRTC) has announced a public meeting for Region Central, which covers the area of Buffalo surrounding the Scajaquada Creek corridor, including Route 198. After 18 months of analysis, planning and community input, the meeting will present GBNRTC's preferred scenario for reimagining the Scajaquada corridor.
Cindy Voelker named president & CEO of Spectrum Health
Tue, Jan 3rd 2023 04:35 pm
The board of directors of Spectrum Health and Human Services named Cindy Voelker president and CEO, effective Jan. 1.
Higgins comments on Damar Hamlin
Tue, Jan 3rd 2023 04:25 pm
"Like the rest of Western New York and fans across the country, our focus at this moment is to pray and wish for a full recovery for Damar Hamlin."
Prime Video announces premiere date, first-look teaser for new Christoph Waltz thriller, 'The Consultant'
Tue, Jan 3rd 2023 04:05 pm
Today, Prime Video debuted the first-look teaser and episodic images for the highly anticipated, Christoph Waltz-led series, "The Consultant." Prime Video announced that the series will premiere all eight episodes exclusively on Feb. 24 in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide.
5 things we learned about Alzheimer's disease in 2022
Tue, Jan 3rd 2023 02:15 pm
2022 was a productive and promising year for Alzheimer's research, including discoveries related to the causes, risk factors and treatment of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
DEC: Several new requirements taking effect for 2023 to protect consumers from harmful chemicals
Tue, Jan 3rd 2023 02:15 pm
Several new laws are taking effect in the new year to "help protect public health and the environment by reducing exposure to harmful chemicals in everyday items," the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) recently announced.
Catholic Health, Highmark BCBSWNY announce long-term contract agreement
Tue, Jan 3rd 2023 02:15 pm
Highmark BCBSWNY, Catholic Health, and Catholic Medical Partners recently announced a new long-term contract agreement. A press release said, "This will ensure Highmark BCBSWNY members will have continued access to care at Catholic Health hospitals and its comprehensive network of services."
IRS announces tax relief for victims of severe winter storm in New York
Tue, Jan 3rd 2023 02:15 pm
Victims of severe winter storm beginning Dec. 23, 2022, now have until April 18, 2023, to file various individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service recently announced.
Niagara Falls: 9 displaced from early morning fire
Tue, Jan 3rd 2023 02:15 pm
Early Saturday morning, the Niagara Falls Fire Department was called out to a structure fire at 431 20th St., around 2:30 a.m. Crews arrived on scene to find heavy flames coming from the building.
Niagara Falls: Arrest made in New Year's Day homicide
Tue, Jan 3rd 2023 02:15 pm
Niagara Falls Police have arrested a suspect in the homicide that occurred on the morning of Jan. 1 in the 2200 block of LaSalle Avenue. The suspect is charged with one count of murder in the second degree and will be arraigned in Niagara Falls City Court on Tuesday, Jan. 3. 
 

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