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Lewiston: Committee formed to determine Academy Park's future
Sat, Sep 21st 2019 07:00 am
The future of Academy Park - and, by association, the Niagara County Peach Festival - will be decided by a group of people Mayor Anne Welch assembled together this week.
Lady Falcons win match and tie season with Grand Island's varsity tennis team
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 09:50 pm
In a take-two of a match earlier this month, Grand Island and Niagara-Wheatfield vied to be the best tennis team in the league. The result was the two teams are now tied at No. 1 after a 4-1 sweep by the Lady Falcons against the Vikings.
Friday the 13th doesn't haunt Lady Falcons
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 09:50 pm
Friday, Sept. 13, proved to be unlucky for the junior varsity volleyball team of Grand Island, the Vikings. Niagara-Wheatfield ascended to a 3-0 match against the Vikings, each set being close, but a win nonetheless for the Lady Falcons.
Montreal-based IMPACT releases 'Hope Song' with Integrity Music
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 09:25 pm
Integrity Music announced the latest single from IMPACT, titled "Hope Song," is available now on all digital platforms. Click here to stream or download "Hope Song."
William McDowell releases 'The Cry'
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 09:25 pm
Grammy-nominated and Dove Award-winning worship leader, pastor and author William McDowell has released his new live album, "The Cry" (Integrity Music). The album was recorded at Redemption to the Nations Church in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and features special guest artists Nathaniel Bassey, Travis Greene, Yolanda Adams, David & Nicole Binion, Tasha Cobbs Leonard and Trinity Anderson (worship leader of McDowell's Deeper Fellowship church).
The Script release new single 'The Last Time'
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 09:25 pm
After five albums, 10.8 million album sales, 5.9 billion streams and 1.75 million ticket sales, The Script are going back to the script. The Irish alt-pop trio is digging back into the traits that first fired members to prominence with the early hit singles "We Cry", "The Man Who Can't Be Moved" and "Breakeven."
Citizen Way find 'Love Is A Lion'
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 09:25 pm
Fairtrade Services' trio Citizen Way has announced the release of its third studio recording, "Love Is A Lion," available everywhere on Oct. 18.
Jamie Kimmett releases 'Prize Worth Fighting For' EP
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 09:25 pm
Provident Label Group/Sony Music announced the debut project from Scottish singer and songwriter Jamie Kimmett. Available now, the six-song EP, titled "Prize Worth Fighting For," officially released last Friday and can be found at all retailers.
Sidewalk Prophets gives fans reason to smile
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 09:25 pm
Fresh off an RIAA Gold certification of "The Words I Would Say," Dove Award-winning band Sidewalk Prophets returns with a new song, "Smile," which is available at all streaming services and digital retailers today.
'The Goldbergs' exec. producer recalls memories of family vacations in anticipation of season premiere
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 09:25 pm
In anticipation of next week's season premiere of "The Goldbergs" (8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, on ABC), Executive Producer Adam F. Goldberg is sharing some of his fondest memories of family vacations. The premiere features the Goldbergs on a cross-country vacation, a la the Griswolds in the 1980s hit movie "Vacation."
Dim the lights: Ryan Seacrest returns as host of iconic singing competition series 'American Idol'
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 09:25 pm
Emmy Award-winning host and producer Ryan Seacrest will keep tradition alive by returning as host of the iconic music competition series "American Idol," a role he's held since the inception of the franchise in 2002. He reunites with previously announced music industry legends and all-star judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie, as well as in-house mentor, Bobby Bones. The ABC series premieres in midseason.
Niagara County receives federal grant to support emergency services
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 05:35 pm
At Thursday's legislative meeting, the Niagara County Legislature accepted a $2.1 million grant that was approved by the Department of Homeland Security to support the county's effort to enhance radio communication within the fire service.
Higgins announces committee approval of Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 05:35 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, announced the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act of 2019 (HR4031), legislation increasing GLRI funding over the next five years, from $375 million in 2022 to $475 million by 2026.
Higgins: $648,628 federal research grant for VA study
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 05:35 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Research and Development awarded VA Western New York Healthcare System and researcher Dr. Bruce Troen with a grant totaling $648,628 over four years for a study titled, "High intensity interval training and nicotinamide riboside treatment to enhance functional capacity and reduce frailty during aging."
National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act moves forward
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 05:35 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, announced the House of Representatives approved the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act (HR 1830). Higgins is an original cosponsor of the bipartisan bill that was introduced by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18).
NCCC celebrates new Athletic Wall of Fame
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 04:45 pm
Athletes, both present and alumni, coaches, and administration all gathered together Saturday at Niagara County Community College's unveiling of its Athletic Wall of Fame.
Hands Healing Heroes salutes veterans
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 04:45 pm
The sixth annual Veterans Appreciation Day presented by Hands Healing Heroes is coming back, from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at Niagara Falls High School, 4455 Porter Road, Niagara Falls.
Farm Museum welcomes Vietnam vets
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 04:45 pm
On 58 acres, the Sanborn Farm Museum is something special to behold. With a barn, a church, a reception hall and plenty of generous donors, the space is filled up quite quickly with things from the past honoring its rural heritage.
Gerald Tidd: Local vet keeps giving back
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 04:40 pm
The term "goodness" is a term that can make plenty of us uncomfortable. In short, we don't all do right, at least not all the time. No matter how hard we try, it's difficult to say, honestly, that we live up to that ideal.
Lewiston-Porter dedicates new cross country course in honor of Gary Raby Sr.
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 03:35 pm
Lewiston-Porter announced the opening of the Gary Raby Sr. Cross Country Course this week on the Creek Road campus. The course was dedicated at a Tuesday afternoon ceremony, with the Raby family present to cut the ribbon and open the 1.7-mile course. The Lew-Port cross country team, now coached by Gary's daughter, Jenn, was joined by alumni, administrators and board members to honor Gary and his vision, and then explore the course.
Wydysh named Niagara County Legislature's first GOP vice chairwoman
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 03:35 pm
At a meeting Thursday, Niagara County Legislator Rebecca Wydysh was appointed as the first female vice chair in the history of the Niagara County Legislature.
Modern donates to playground
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 03:30 pm
Village of Lewiston Mayor Anne Welch recently received a check in the amount of $1,000 from Modern Disposal for the inclusive playground. The recreational area will be built in Marilyn Toohey Park, behind the Red Brick Municipal Building.
Town of Niagara Board has busy night
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 12:35 pm
The Town Board of Niagara convened on Tuesday for a mere 30 minutes. During that time, the board resolved to grant Randal Sinatra a mixed-families residence zoning for his property on Laur Road, create a local law that paves the way for a possible recycling plant within the town, schedule a public hearing for the destruction of a zombie home and, of course, answer questions from citizens.
Niagara: Celebrate National Sight Week by clearing up your vision
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 10:15 am
The hardships of growing older affect many living within the Tribune's circulation. Some may need canes, walkers, wheelchairs; the nights may get longer, memories grow harder to access. Aches and pains from years of work may come to back to haunt the body, and of course, eyesight may become hindered.
Baker Mayfield, OBJ & Browns host NFC champion Rams in Cleveland's first 'Sunday Night Football' game in 11 years
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 07:00 am
Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns (1-1) host Jared Goff and the reigning NFC-champion Los Angeles Rams (2-0) this week on NBC's "Sunday Night Football." Coverage begins at 7 p.m. ET on NBC, followed by kickoff at 8:20 p.m. from FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland.
12 celebrity & pro-dancer couples compete another week on 'Dancing with the Stars'
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 07:00 am
The 12 celebrity and pro-dancer couples compete a second week with the first elimination of the 2019 season, live, Monday, Sept. 23 (8 p.m. EDT), on ABC (TV-PG, L). Episodes can also be viewed the next day on, the ABC app and Hulu.
23-year-old singer Kodi Lee crowned winner of NBC's 'America's Got Talent' season 14
Thu, Sep 19th 2019 08:05 pm
The votes are in and America has chosen Kodi Lee as the winner of "America's Got Talent" season 14. Lee wins the show's $1 million grand prize on Wednesday, and will headline "America's Got Talent Live" at the Paris Theater at Paris Las Vegas Nov. 7-10.
Falls man's generous gift supports new medical oncology center at NFMMC
Thu, Sep 19th 2019 08:05 pm
Vittorio Giardetti of Niagara Falls, third from left, visited Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center on Tuesday to make a $10,000 donation toward the planned $2 million medical oncology center on the hospital's downtown campus.
Flynn, Brown, Buffalo Police encourage city residents to enroll in SafeCam program
Thu, Sep 19th 2019 08:05 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn was joined by Mayor Byron Brown and Capt. Jeff Rinaldo of the Buffalo Police Department to encourage citizens to participate in Buffalo SafeCam. The program seeks to promote public safety by allowing city residents to register their home and business surveillance cameras with the BPD to assist in solving crimes.
County to hold career fair in Niagara Falls
Thu, Sep 19th 2019 08:05 pm
The Niagara County Workforce Development Board and Niagara's WorkSourceOne will hold its annual fall career fair from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in Niagara Falls, 7001 Buffalo Ave.
All Elite Wrestling, TNT reveal name and first poster of new show: 'All Elite Wrestling: Dynamite'
Thu, Sep 19th 2019 02:50 pm
Wednesday nights are going to get explosive as All Elite Wrestling (AEW) and TNT reveal the name and first official poster of their upcoming weekly show: "All Elite Wrestling: Dynamite."
'Brad Paisley Thinks He's Special' primetime special set at ABC
Thu, Sep 19th 2019 02:40 pm
Country music superstar Brad Paisley is set to host and executive produce "Brad Paisley Thinks He's Special," an hour-long primetime special set to air on ABC later this season from Sony Pictures Television. The variety special will showcase the energy of Music City from Nashville's iconic War Memorial Auditorium through a combination of Paisley's signature humor, unexpected surprises, heartfelt field pieces and rousing musical performances.
Make your list, check it twice: Next week's best time to start booking holiday flights
Thu, Sep 19th 2019 02:40 pm
The much-anticipated Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays may still be months away, but the best time to book flights for these busy travel weeks is quickly approaching. In fact, a recent analysis of AAA Travel's flight booking data from the past three years revealed Sept. 25 marks the start of the best booking window for air travel around both the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.
Free movie for seniors presented at Niagara University on Oct. 15
Thu, Sep 19th 2019 02:40 pm
Depression is a common problem among older adults, but is not a normal part of aging. Mental illness can be difficult to discuss and is no laughing matter. Often the best way to learn about a hard topic is through laughter.
Congress members object to proposed SNAP rule set to take food away from 87,000 New Yorkers
Thu, Sep 19th 2019 02:40 pm
Twenty-one members of the New York Congressional delegation penned a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue pushing back on a proposed new rule by the Trump administration that, as they said, puts tighter restrictions on the distribution of anti-hunger assistance under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Addressing childhood obesity should be a family affair, UB expert says
Thu, Sep 19th 2019 02:20 pm
Parents can best help their children overcome obesity and develop healthy eating habits by adopting a "family treatment" approach to positive habits, including acting as a "champion" for good choices and being a healthy role model.
Depeche Mode to present new documentary 'Depeche Mode: SPIRITS in the Forest'
Thu, Sep 19th 2019 02:20 pm
Depeche Mode, along with Trafalgar Releasing, Sony Music Entertainment and BBH Entertainment, announce the upcoming release of the new feature-length documentary and concert film, "SPIRITS in the Forest," coming to cinemas worldwide for a one-night event on Nov. 21. The film will bring fans together around the world to celebrate the impact of Depeche Mode's music and performances. "SPIRITS in the Forest" will be screened in more than 2,400 cinemas, from Adelaide to Zagreb, in over 70 countries.
Empire State Development board approves Buffalo's east side commercial district program
Thu, Sep 19th 2019 02:20 pm
The Empire State Development board of directors met and authorized ESD to move forward with the east side commercial district program, a new initiative for the City of Buffalo as part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's previously announced $50 million East Side Corridor Economic Development Fund (ESCEDF).
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center auxiliary seeks donations of 'gently worn' items
Thu, Sep 19th 2019 02:20 pm
The auxiliary of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is seeking donations of "gently worn" men's and women's coats, jackets and blazers as well as purses and jewelry for a sale to be held Oct. 17-18. Items may be dropped off at the hospital gift shop.
Jacobs pushes for moratorium on Great Lakes turbines
Wed, Sep 18th 2019 05:05 pm
Republican New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs announced that he has introduced legislation (S 6718) that would establish an indefinite moratorium on the construction or placement of wind turbines on any freshwater body located within the boundaries of New York.

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