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Higgins & Meng push for passage of Aaron Salter, Jr. Responsible Body Armor Possession Act
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 12:00 pm
During a visit to Buffalo, Congresswoman Grace Meng, along with Congressman Brian Higgins, advocated for approval of the Aaron Salter, Jr. Responsible Body Armor Possession Act (H.R. 3247). Meng and Higgins, lead sponsors of the bill, were joined by City of Buffalo Mayor Brown, Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph Gramaglia, and families of the victims of the Tops Supermarket mass shooting.
Kinney looking for Village Board approval of new Lewiston waterfront docking system
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 11:00 am
Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours President John Kinney has proposed a docking system for the waterfront area parallel to his operation's staging area. He said the seawall there, as is, is not practically usable for transient boaters - or even for WJBT. Kinney would like to reconfigure the area to better accommodate his patrons. He has offered to donate his existing adjacent docking area to the municipality for the betterment of transient boaters.
Village of Lewiston: Erosion causing delay in WellNow opening
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 11:00 am
Mayor Anne Welch said there is a good reason for the delay: "The back of the property eroded and needed a retaining wall" above neighboring Onondaga Street.
Air base concert to celebrate Air Force Reserve's 75th year
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 11:00 am
The public is getting an opportunity to visit the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station for a special evening of free entertainment. It's also a chance to see the air base itself, a key part of Western New York's ongoing history of military service.
Sirianni leaving Niagara Town Board for highway role; Covanta project gains clarity
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 11:00 am
Change is coming to the Town of Niagara board, as Councilman Richard Sirianni is bowing out early.
New Fitness Court debuts at Porter on the Lake Park
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 10:00 am
The Town of Porter cut the ribbon Wednesday for what could be best described as one the most technologically advanced outdoor exercise facilities of its kind.
Kearns pays tribute to Purple Heart recipients
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 09:00 am
In honor of Purple Heart Appreciation Day (Monday, Aug. 7), Erie County Clerk Michael P. Kearns recognized 22 Erie County Purple Heart recipients who were added to the William J. Donovan Purple Heart Book of Merit for 2023.
Youngstown Lions present Robert J. Uplinger Distinguished Service Award to Paul Beatty Sr.
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 09:00 am
The Youngstown Lions Club recently selected Paul R. Beatty Sr. as the 2023 recipient of the prestigious Robert J. Uplinger Distinguished Service Award. A presentation was formally made by Youngstown Lions Club President Lois Kaminski during the Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise & Clambake at the Youngstown Yacht Club.
Lewiston Police Department to host informational meeting on Explorers program
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 09:00 am
As a new school year approaches, the Lewiston Police Department announced it would host an informational meeting on plans for the Police Explorer Post for 2023-24.
'Thunder on the Niagara': Man, machine and the Mighty Niagara
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 09:00 am
Man and machine once again met on the mighty Niagara River for the annual running of the "Thunder on the Niagara" hydroplane racing event this past weekend - and what a weekend it was!
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Aug. 11, 2023
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 08:00 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Aug. 11, 2023
NFL-quality training to treat critically injured high school athletes
Thu, Aug 10th 2023 02:30 pm
Niagara Falls High School is hosting a sports emergency care training on Friday for high school sports coaches, athletic trainers, EMS, physicians, school resource officers and firefighters.
Higgins: Extended deadline for PACT Act retroactive benefits
Thu, Aug 10th 2023 10:25 am
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the U.S. Veterans Administration extended the deadline for veterans and their families to apply for retroactive benefits under the PACT Act. The new deadline to apply for backdated benefits is now 11:59 p.m. Monday, Aug. 14.
75th Emmy Awards to air Monday, Jan. 15, on FOX
Thu, Aug 10th 2023 09:20 am
The Television Academy and FOX today jointly announced that the telecast of the 75th Emmy Awards will air on Monday, Jan. 15, 2024 (8-11 p.m. EST) on FOX.
NYS: Record-setting Mega Millions jackpot brings millions in benefits to New York
Thu, Aug 10th 2023 09:05 am
The record-setting $1.602 billion Mega Millions jackpot proved to be a significant economic benefit for New York, generating more than $68.9 million combined for New York public schools and Lottery retailers, the state announced Thursday.
New event to celebrate HAL anniversary
Thu, Aug 10th 2023 09:00 am
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Historical Association of Lewiston. To commemorate this milestone, events are taking place "in celebration of Lewiston's rich history."
New therapeutic targets for endometriosis could be on the horizon
Wed, Aug 9th 2023 05:35 pm
New research on the connection between endometrial lesions and pain in endometriosis could lead to new therapies for this chronic, painful and poorly understood condition that affects 5% to 10% of women worldwide and costs an estimated $69 billion in medical and surgical expenses. Endometriosis is a condition where tissue similar to uterine tissue develops and grows outside of the uterus, causing chronic pain that can be severe.
The Stone Jug and 'Spirit of the 80's' present Men Without Hats live at The Ontario House
Wed, Aug 9th 2023 05:35 pm
Break out the fingerless gloves and neon rubber bracelets: Men Without Hats are coming to Youngstown!
Welcome to NT, Dr. Chad
Wed, Aug 9th 2023 05:35 pm
Upward Niagara Chamber of Commerce member Chad E. Szymanski, DO, celebrated a ribbon-cutting at his office located at 525 Wheatfield St., Suite 1, in North Tonawanda.
FOX renews 'MasterChef' for 14th season with judges Gordon Ramsay, Aarón Sánchez & Joe Bastianich
Wed, Aug 9th 2023 05:35 pm
FOX has renewed its powerhouse cooking competition series "MasterChef" for a 14th season, ahead of reaching its landmark 250th episode tonight at 8 p.m. ET Award-winning chef and executive producer Gordon Ramsay will return as a host and judge alongside acclaimed chef Aarón Sánchez and renowned restaurateur Joe Bastianich.
Niagara County: Hudson sentenced for murder, robbery
Wed, Aug 9th 2023 05:35 pm
Niagara County District Attorney Brian D. Seaman announced convicted murderer Atrel M. Hudson, age 29, was sentenced this morning to serve a term of 45 years to Life in State Prison by County Court Judge John Ottaviano.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center welcomes Dr. Philip M. Sauvageau as new medical director of Schoellkopf Health Center
Wed, Aug 9th 2023 05:35 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (NFMMC) announced the appointment of Dr. Philip M Sauvageau as the new medical director of Schoellkopf Health Center, effective Sept. 1.
2023 Premier Gala supports MRI capital campaign
Wed, Aug 9th 2023 05:35 pm
Premier Gala 2023 co-chairs Dr. Peter and Sheryl Muscarella present a check for $112,000 to Dr. Travis Mastroianni from Southtowns Radiology. The funds were raised by the sponsors and 600-plus attendees at Memorial's signature event, which was held at the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino on April 29.
Considering going electric? Some travelers are renting EVs for 'test drives' while on vacation
Wed, Aug 9th 2023 09:40 am
More and more drivers are interested in electric vehicles, and some are "taking one for a spin" as a rental car while on vacation. AAA's rental car partner Hertz has been investing heavily in electric vehicles for its fleet with purchases from Tesla, Polestar and GM.
'Architect Barbie' co-creators explain impact of 'Barbie' movie
Wed, Aug 9th 2023 09:40 am
As Greta Gerwig's "Barbie" movie continues its momentum, breaking box office records and becoming one of the most talked about movies of the summer, Kelly Hayes McAlonie and Despina Stratigakos are keenly aware of the film's significance for women everywhere.
Women's International Network of Utility Professionals 2023 conference to be held in Niagara Falls
Wed, Aug 9th 2023 07:00 am
The Women's International Network of Utility Professionals will return to its New York roots in September to mark its 100th anniversary.
Russell J. Salvatore donates van to Diocese of Buffalo
Tue, Aug 8th 2023 08:00 pm
Noted restaurateur and philanthropist Russell J. Salvatore purchased a delivery van for the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo that will service all eight counties of Western New York.
Girl Scouts of Western New York set 'year of fun' kickoff party
Tue, Aug 8th 2023 12:55 pm
The Girl Scouts of Western New York (GSWNY) are preparing for a new year of fun, learning and adventure for its members - and part of the experience is to welcome new members, too.
Buffalo man shot by responding officers pleads guilty for menacing police with deadly weapon during incident
Tue, Aug 8th 2023 12:50 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 32-year-old Dominique D. Thomas of Buffalo pleaded guilty this morning before Erie County Court Judge Kenneth Case to one count of menacing a police officer or peace officer (class "D" violent felony). The defendant pleaded guilty to the highest sustainable charge in the indictment against him.
NYSEG, RG&E release new self-service tools for installations, job status
Tue, Aug 8th 2023 12:30 pm
New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG) and Rochester Gas and Electric (RG&E) announced a suite of improvements to their energy installations services.
USACE Buffalo District awards contract for balance of plant & groundwater operable units at Niagara Falls Storage Site
Tue, Aug 8th 2023 12:25 pm
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, announced it awarded a $40 million contract to Enviro-Fix Solutions LLC for Niagara Falls Storage Site (NFSS) remedial and site services.
Consumer alert: NYS DCP provides targeted back-to-school tips for parents & children
Tue, Aug 8th 2023 11:35 am
For this week's "Tuesday's Tips," the New York Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection is providing targeted scam prevention and shopping tips for adults and children ahead of the new school year.
ECDOH: Be ready for anything: Public health, public safety, preparedness & pets
Tue, Aug 8th 2023 11:15 am
Erie County departments of Health and Homeland Security & Emergency Services plan interactive and practical activities for Erie County Fair visitors during the "Best 12 Days of Summer."
Make plans for 26th annual Buffalo Niagara Buddy Walk
Tue, Aug 8th 2023 11:15 am
Please join the Family and Friends Down Syndrome Association of Niagara Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)(3) and local affiliate organization of The National Down Syndrome Society on Saturday, Sept. 9, for the 26th annual Buffalo Niagara Buddy Walk in the Lewiston Kiwanis Peach Festival parade.
Artpark Bridges Festival to celebrate community connections
Tue, Aug 8th 2023 11:15 am
Artpark & Company has announced a new, free festival celebrating its connections to the Western New York community and visiting artists from around the world.
Red Cross: Donation shortfall may impact blood supply
Tue, Aug 8th 2023 11:15 am
The American Red Cross has seen a shortfall of about 25,000 blood donations in the first two months of the summer, which makes it hard to keep hospital shelves stocked with lifesaving blood products. By making an appointment to give blood or platelets in August, donors can keep the national blood supply from falling to shortage levels.
Daughtry signs with Big Machine Records, announces single 'Artificial'
Tue, Aug 8th 2023 09:00 am
Grammy-nominated Daughtry is kicking off a new era as they announce their signing with Big Machine Records. Wasting no time diving in, the group also launched a presave for its forthcoming single, "Artificial," out everywhere on Aug. 11.
YMCA Turkey Trot registration opens
Tue, Aug 8th 2023 09:00 am
YMCA Buffalo Niagara announced registration for the 128th annual YMCA Turkey Trot will open at 11 a.m. this morning. Runners may register at until race capacity is reached.
Memorial Mass for music-makers
Tue, Aug 8th 2023 09:00 am
A Memorial Mass in celebration of all deceased members from choirs associated with more than 50 years of music ministry in Western New York will be held at noon Sept. 10 at St. Mary's R.C. Church, 237 Fourth St., Niagara Falls.
Hochul announces resumption of passenger rail service west of Albany following Friday's CSX derailment
Tue, Aug 8th 2023 09:00 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Monday announced that passenger rail service to and from destinations west of the City of Albany has resumed following Friday's derailment of a CSX freight train in Montgomery County.

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