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Grand Island apartment complex visitor stabbed by delivery driver
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 01:40 pm
Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reported the arrest of a Niagara Falls resident following an assault and stabbing on Grand Island.
Higgins welcomes big plans to invest $44.3 million in Buffalo's waterfront over next 5 years
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 12:45 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins welcomed adoption of a general project plan (GPP) for Buffalo's Outer Harbor by Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp.
Cuomo placing Erie County in 'yellow zone'
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 11:55 am
In a Monday morning conference call, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he is placing parts of Erie County into his micro-cluster action initiative "yellow zone." Maps will be released this afternoon.
'Uplifting' foundation donation helps McAuley Residence purchase patient safety equipment
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 11:30 am
Thanks to charitable donations designated for McAuley Residence, the Kenmore Mercy Foundation was able to fund the purchase of four Sara Stedy lifts to benefit patients and residents at the Catholic Health skilled nursing and subacute rehabilitation facility.
ECHDC adopts Outer Harbor general project plan, sets path for future improvements
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 11:15 am
The Outer Harbor GPP outlines future improvements that will be made to the city's Lake Erie waterfront to build on improvements that have been recently completed by EHCDC. The development plan includes recreational facilities to improve what is currently vacant, substandard or underutilized property along a nearly one-and-a-half mile stretch of Lake Erie waterfront.
So we voted ... now what? League of Women Voters presents virtual post-election panel
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 10:45 am
More citizens voted in 2020 than ever in history. Former Vice President Joe Biden is on track to be inaugurated Jan. 20, 2021. But many questions remain - from control of the Senate, to the impact of local elections, to the future of the country's noble experiment in democracy.
Grand Ole Opry honors veterans
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 10:40 am
The Grand Ole Opry dedicated Saturday night's show to military veterans ahead of the federal holiday on Wednesday. Performers included Opry members John Conlee, Craig Morgan and Jeannie Seely, as well as special guests Suzy Bogguss, Henry Cho, Brantley Gilbert and Justin Moore.
New York Power Authority receives Deal of the Year 2020 Award in Northeast Region from Bond Buyer
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 10:30 am
Bond Buyer announced the New York Power Authority has won Deal of the Year 2020 in the Northeast Region for NYPA's April sale of more than $1.2 billion in bonds to finance capital expenditures related to the Power Authority's transmission assets and other capital projects.
National Traffic Incident Response Awareness Week: AAA reminds drivers to 'Slow Down, Move Over'
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 10:30 am
National Traffic Incident Response Awareness Week is held Nov. 9-15. AAA Western and Central New York reminds drivers to help protect workers and emergency personnel along roadways by following the "Slow Down, Move Over" law.
Niagara University observes Mental Health Awareness Week with series of events
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 10:25 am
The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified feelings of stress, anxiety and depression across all populations, including college students. To help raise awareness of the significant mental health needs on all college campuses, and to address those of Niagara University's students, Monteagle Ridge is coordinating a series of trainings, webinars and events that will offer a comprehensive, evidence-based, proactive approach to mental health during Mental Health Awareness Week, Nov. 16-20.
Study: Pregnant women with severe nausea, vomiting found relief with seizure drug
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 10:25 am
A rare, debilitating condition in pregnancy that causes nausea and vomiting so severe that some women end up terminating their pregnancies can be effectively treated with the seizure drug gabapentin. That is the finding of a new study of 21 women with the condition led by the University at Buffalo and published Oct. 29 in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology Maternal Fetal Medicine.
New intermodal transportation hub for downtown Buffalo
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 10:10 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced major construction has been completed on the new, state-of the-art transportation hub in downtown Buffalo.
Great Lakes Real Estate donates to SPCA
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 10:10 am
Great Lakes Real Estate agents support the Niagara County SPCA. Its agents recently collected $534 for the no-kill shelter operation.
FeedMore WNY Foundation's holiday wreath & centerpiece sale to benefit hungry community members
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 10:10 am
Community members can spread holiday cheer and support their neighbors in need by participating in FeedMore WNY Foundation's holiday wreath and centerpiece sale in partnership with Lavocat's Family Greenhouse and Nursery.
Rental & mortgage assistance still available through Live Well Erie housing task force
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 10:10 am
Homeowners and renters adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and resultantly in arrears on their mortgage or rent still have time to apply for mortgage or rent assistance through Live Well Erie emergency rental and mortgage assistance.
ECMC & Tim Hortons partner to support KeyBank Trauma & Emergency Department
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 09:45 am
For a third consecutive year, Erie County Medical Center Corp. and Tim Hortons restaurants partnered to support the institution's state-of-the-art KeyBank Trauma and Emergency Department, raising this year $135,879.
Aquarium of Niagara to offer free admission to vets & active military on Veterans Day
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 07:00 am
The Aquarium of Niagara wants to thank veterans and active military personnel for their service to this country by offering them free admission on Veterans Day.
Memorial Medical Center to host virtual auction
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 07:00 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will host a virtual auction, "Bids for Blessings," beginning Wednesday, Nov 18. The auction will take place over five days, with bidding set to begin at 5 a.m. that day and continuing until 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22.
NCCC Veterans Day celebration pivots for pandemic
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 07:00 am
The 2020 Veterans Day celebration at Niagara County Community College will transform from a traditional public ceremony to a multi-week campaign designed to benefit veterans within the Western New York community. To culminate the initiative, a tribute video, airing at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, will be available to view on the college's website at
ABC News has a one-hour special celebrating life & legacy of beloved TV star Alex Trebek
Sun, Nov 8th 2020 07:00 pm
ABC News announced today a primetime special on the life and legacy of Alex Trebek, the iconic television host of "Jeopardy!" The one-hour special profiles the beloved television star, who was the host of the longest-running quiz show in the U.S.
Niagara Falls: Arrest made in Days Inn fire
Sat, Nov 7th 2020 09:25 pm
At 5:31 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, the Niagara County Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting a structure fire at The Days Inn hotel, located at 2821 Niagara Falls Blvd.
Erie County has highest COVID-19 case count to date
Sat, Nov 7th 2020 09:05 pm
The Erie County Department of Health has confirmed 385 new coronavirus cases for Friday, Nov. 6. This is the highest daily case total among Erie County residents since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and exceeds the previous high total of 277 new cases set on May 4.
Town of Lewiston presents 2021 budget, with decreased tax rates for property owners
Sat, Nov 7th 2020 10:20 am
Progress continues toward adoption of the Town of Lewiston's budget for 2021. On Thursday evening before an empty Town Hall board room, the Lewiston Town Board held two public hearings - one on the town's $18,353,414 preliminary budget plan, and on a second to consider approval of a one-year contact for the fire protection districts.
COVID-19 sanctions coming to Erie County
Sat, Nov 7th 2020 10:00 am
Addressing the media in a conference call Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he is strongly considering placing portions of Western New York into a micro-cluster category, which could limit could mean limitations on places reopened under phase four of his "New York Forward" plan. This is as the rate of new coronavirus cases spiked above 3%.
Veterans Day event set for Wednesday on Grand Island
Sat, Nov 7th 2020 07:00 am
Ray DeGlopper, the nephew of World War II hero Charles N. DeGlopper, will proudly march with American Legion Post 1346's color guard on Veteran's Day, Wednesday at 11 a.m., as the nation stops to honor all those who have served the country in war and also to commemorate the end of World War I.
DeGlopper Memorial raising funds to continue capstone project
Sat, Nov 7th 2020 07:00 am
With the dedication of the Charles N. DeGlopper Memorial scheduled for June 5, 2021, its expansion project committee decided to take fundraising initiatives to a new level this week through and continue it through the end of the year. The goal is to complete fundraising needs by raising $100,000.
Full edition: The Tribune and The Sentinel for Nov. 6, 2020
Fri, Nov 6th 2020 03:35 pm
Full edition: The Tribune and The Sentinel for Nov. 6, 2020
Grand Island will be without Light Up the Boulevard Electric Parade & Festival in 2020
Fri, Nov 6th 2020 03:05 pm
The holiday season is quickly approaching and planning for the ninth annual Grand Island Light Up the Boulevard Electric Parade and Festival has been put on hold. The Grand Island Chamber is sad to announce the cancellation of the ninth annual Grand Island Light Up the Boulevard Electric Parade and Festival.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce 2020 Citizen of the Year awards go virtual
Fri, Nov 6th 2020 03:05 pm
As we all know, 2020 has been a challenge for many businesses and organizations. The COVID restrictions and guidelines have made it impossible to hold our annual Citizen of the Year event in person as planned. The safety and health of our community is our priority as is giving our honorees the recognition they so deserve.
Memorial to conduct COVID-19 testing Monday at Wrobel Towers
Fri, Nov 6th 2020 01:15 pm
Memorial Medical Center will conduct community testing for COVID-19 from 1-4 p.m. Monday Nov. 9, at Wrobel Towers, 800 Niagara Ave., Niagara Falls.
Grand Island resident donates to Community Missions
Fri, Nov 6th 2020 01:15 pm
On Wednesday afternoon, Community Missions received a donation of a $1,000 gift card to Ashley Furniture for its newest program, a youth homelessness demonstration program.
Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne, Jenee Fleenor, Ashley McBryde to open 54th Annual CMA Awards with tribute to legendary Charlie Daniels
Fri, Nov 6th 2020 12:45 pm
Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber to debut world premiere performance of '10,000 Hours'
Duncan Sheik announces new album, 'Live at the Cafe Carlyle'
Fri, Nov 6th 2020 12:45 pm
Singer, songwriter and composer Duncan Sheik announced his first live album, "Live at the Cafe Carlyle," will release Dec. 4 via Sneaky Records/Missing Piece Records. The album previewed with the release of "Circling" and "Touch Me," two live renditions of songs representative of different aspects of Sheik's career.
Break out the dancing shoes and start your guessing, because 'The Masked Dancer' is coming
Fri, Nov 6th 2020 12:40 pm
"Tulip," "Cricket," "Cotton Candy," "Exotic Bird," "Sloth" and "Zebra" break a leg in the very first footage from "The Masked Dancer," which airing during "The Masked Singer" on FOX.
ECMC president & CEO joins state panel developing recommendations for reducing health care administrative costs
Fri, Nov 6th 2020 12:20 pm
The New York State Department of Financial Services and the New York State Department of Health announced recently that Erie County Medical Center Corp. President and CEO Thomas J. Quatroche Jr., Ph.D., was appointed to the 25-member health care administrative simplification workgroup. Quatroche joins health care industry stakeholders and others on the workgroup from across New York.
NYSEG, RG&E provide customer safety tips to avoid carbon monoxide exposure
Fri, Nov 6th 2020 12:20 pm
NYSEG and RG&E reminded customers to take the proper precautions to protect themselves and their family from dangerous carbon monoxide (CO) fumes.
January 2021 regents examinations canceled due to ongoing pandemic
Fri, Nov 6th 2020 12:05 pm
The January 2021 administration of the High School Regents Examination Program is canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Interim State Education Commissioner Betty A. Rosa announced Thursday. This cancellation applies to all Regents Examinations that had been scheduled for the January 2021 Regents Examination period. No decisions have been made regarding the June and August 2021 administrations of Regents Examinations or any of the other state assessment programs.
NT: Virtual budget hearing gets 'Zoom bombed'
Fri, Nov 6th 2020 12:00 pm
By Michael DePietro A virtual public hearing on the City of North Tonawanda's 2021 budget did not go as planned on Monday. Just moments after the hearing went live on Zoom, the stream was hijacked, or "Zoom bombed" by internet trolls.
DEC to begin investigation of former NT factory site
Fri, Nov 6th 2020 12:00 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has released a draft investigation work proposal, referred to as a "Remedial Investigation Work Plan," for public review at the site at 624 River Road, North Tonawanda.
Wheatfield passes preliminary 2021 budget, as Moody's improves town rating
Fri, Nov 6th 2020 12:00 pm
The Town of Wheatfield unanimously approved its preliminary 2021 budget on Monday.

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