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for KING & COUNTRY to reschedule tour dates
Fri, May 22nd 2020 12:15 pm
Hoping this message finds you safe and well during this unique time in human history. Wanted to give you some updates, as best we can with the information we have. We're working our hardest to comply with the government and medical communities to ensure that the moment we see you in concert again is safe and all clear. That said, here are some of the changes we've come to regarding our upcoming tours.
ABC News Live, National Geographic join forces for global live streaming & TV event, 'Launch America: Mission to Space Live'
Fri, May 22nd 2020 12:10 pm
As American astronauts launch from U.S. soil for the first time in nearly 10 years, ABC News and National Geographic will join forces to present a two-hour, global live streaming and television event covering NASA and SpaceX's mission to the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday, May 27.
Apple Music launches 'At Home With Apple Music' 'Best Seat in the House' concert series
Fri, May 22nd 2020 12:05 pm
May 23-25 weekend stream will highlight 72 hours of live shows from Amy Winehouse, Bob Marley, Bruce Springsteen, Coldplay, Camila Cabello, Elton John, J Balvin, Lady Gaga, Lil Wayne, Metallica, Queen
Buffalo sports trivia to benefit American Cancer Society
Fri, May 22nd 2020 11:55 am
Buffalo sports fans, assemble! Join Buffalo sports personality Sal Capaccio and the American Cancer Society at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28, for the ACS's first virtual Buffalo sports trivia contest.
Gates Foundation awards funding to UB epidemiologist
Fri, May 22nd 2020 11:55 am
A University at Buffalo epidemiologist is one of 11 researchers from three countries who received grant funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE) initiative.
Coronavirus stats for May 22
Fri, May 22nd 2020 11:50 am
Coronavirus stats for May 22
Niagara University's Mission Committee, Levesque Institute raise $2,700 for local agencies
Fri, May 22nd 2020 11:40 am
A 10-day donation drive organized by Niagara University's Mission Committee and its Levesque Institute for Civic Engagement raised $2,700 to assist three community partners with local food efforts during COVID-19. Community Missions of the Niagara Frontier, the Magdalene Project of Niagara Falls and Heart, Love & Soul will each receive $900 to help as food costs rise and needs escalate as a result of the coronavirus.
Enjoy our full newspapers online
Fri, May 22nd 2020 11:40 am
As readers continue to be safe at home, and most businesses remain temporarily closed, we're offering our newspapers online. As in, the full editions. For free. Enjoy (and support our advertisers)!
New York state park beaches open for swimming
Fri, May 22nd 2020 11:35 am
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation opened 16 beaches across the state for swimming on Friday, with lifeguards staffed at normal levels to ensure public safety.
With US-Canada border restrictions extended, Higgins asks governments to examine essential travel allowances
Fri, May 22nd 2020 11:30 am
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, who serves as co-chair of the House of Representatives' Northern Border Caucus, is asking U.S. and Canada leaders to reexamine the scope of those provided essential travel status as communities on each side of the border begin reopening measures.
Lewiston Council on the Arts cancels Art Festival, 2020 summer events
Fri, May 22nd 2020 11:10 am
Lewiston Council on the Arts regretfully announces the cancelation of this year's summer events due to the COVID-19 pandemic. "Bug Fest," the "Summer of '69," the "Blue Monday" concert series and the Lewiston Art Festival and KeyBank Chalk Walk Competition will return in 2021.
Full edition: The Tribune and The Sentinel for May 22, 2020
Fri, May 22nd 2020 11:05 am
Full edition: The Tribune and The Sentinel for May 22, 2020
Now open: River Region businesses prepare for comeback
Fri, May 22nd 2020 10:50 am
Something happened Tuesday in the River Region that hadn't happened in two months. Doors opened.
'In the Loop' with the Lewiston-Porter Board of Education: Details on election, candidates and budget vote
Fri, May 22nd 2020 07:00 am
With guidance now in place from New York state, and the budget deadline met, we were finally able to announce the date and details of the Board of Education election and budget vote. Here is what you need to know to be "In the Loop":
Medical oncology center nears completion at NFMMC
Thu, May 21st 2020 06:00 pm
Dr. Bhuvana Ramkumar, left, and Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center President and CEO Joseph A. Ruffolo recently visited the site of the new $2 million medical oncology center under construction at the medical center.
UB School of Nursing names Earsing distinguished preceptor
Thu, May 21st 2020 05:55 pm
The University at Buffalo School of Nursing has selected Jennifer Earsing, ANP-BC, to receive its 2020 Distinguished Preceptor Award. The award recognizes an outstanding clinical preceptor for the School of Nursing.
ASI awards additional $94,820 in relief to local artists & organizations
Thu, May 21st 2020 05:55 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York has awarded an additional $94,820 in emergency grants to local artists and nonprofit arts and cultural organizations affected by the COVID-19 crisis. This brings the granted total from its WNY Arts Emergency Relief Fund to $192,790, supporting a total of 69 organizations and 56 individuals.
University at Buffalo planning for fall semester
Thu, May 21st 2020 05:55 pm
The University at Buffalo anticipates sharing decisions next month regarding the 2020-21 academic year, UB President Satish K. Tripathi said Tuesday in a memo to the campus community.
Percy: 'Brighter days are ahead'
Thu, May 21st 2020 04:35 pm
As we head into Memorial Day weekend, which is typically the official kickoff to our busy summer season, I know that we are all feeling a sense of anxiousness and fear about the outlook of our industry. While we cannot change the current circumstances we are facing, I would like to take this opportunity to share a bit of hope with all of you that brighter days are ahead.
Cuomo: Summer school will be conducted through distance learning this year
Thu, May 21st 2020 04:35 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday announced summer school will be conducted through distance learning this year to help reduce the risk of spread. Meal programs and child care services for essential employees will continue. School districts must also develop a plan for students with disabilities who participate in extended summer school year programs over the summer to ensure they receive instruction.
Following spike in domestic violence during COVID-19 DeRosa & NYS Council on Women and Girls launch task force to find innovative solutions to crisis
Thu, May 21st 2020 04:30 pm
Following a spike in domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic, Secretary to the Governor Melissa DeRosa and the New York State Council on Women and Girls on Wednesday announced the creation of a new task force to find innovative solutions to this crisis. The task force will identify solutions to help domestic violence survivors, with the specific goal of looking beyond the traditional ways that services have been provided in the past.
Coronavirus stats for May 21
Thu, May 21st 2020 12:05 pm
Coronavirus stats for May 21
Waterfront open
Thu, May 21st 2020 10:30 am
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. (ECHDC) and Be Our Guest are encouraging visitors to the Buffalo Waterfront to engage in responsible recreation during the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis. Their recommendations incorporate guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the New York State Department of Health for reducing the spread of infectious diseases. They encourage everyone to "enjoy local recreation areas while, practicing social distancing and using common sense to protect themselves and others."
Prevent identity theft and fraud during this extended tax filing season
Thu, May 21st 2020 10:15 am
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance is urging taxpayers to be vigilant and guard against identity theft during this extended filing season. The Tax Department shared tips to help New Yorkers protect their private information.
Higgins pushing to provide resources to National Guard members assigned to federal emergency response
Thu, May 21st 2020 10:10 am
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, is part of bipartisan group of U.S. House of Representatives members and Senators fighting to see that National Guard members "receive the benefits they deserve."
Memorial Day brings AAA discounts to military members, veterans
Thu, May 21st 2020 10:10 am
Memorial Day is recognized on Monday, May 25, and AAA Western and Central New York would like to say "thank you" to military personnel by offering a discount on their new memberships.
AAA shares motorcycle safety tips for bikers and drivers
Thu, May 21st 2020 10:10 am
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and AAA Western and Central New York is reminding both drivers and bikers of key safety tips as the weather gets nicer. With Memorial Day weekend upon us, many bikers will choose to ride free on the open road amid summerlike temperatures. As an advocate for traffic safety, AAA hopes to reduce crashes and keep the rest of the spring and summer safe for all roadway users.
Buffalo General celebrates 200th COVID-19 patient discharged
Wed, May 20th 2020 09:05 pm
Andrea Holloway, a 28-year-old patient care assistant at Buffalo General Medical Center, was discharged Wednesday after a nearly month-long battle with COVID-19. She was Kaleida Health's first recipient of the antiviral drug, Remdesivir, as part of a clinical trial.
And the winner of 'The Voice' is ...Todd Tilghman
Wed, May 20th 2020 04:35 pm
Todd Tilghman, a 42-year-old pastor and father of eight, was crowned the champion of "The Voice" Tuesday from his hometown in Meridian, Mississippi. The unforgettable season came to a close with Tilghman's coach, Blake Shelton, earning his seventh "Voice" win from his home in Oklahoma. Shelton's last win was five seasons ago.
'Justice League': HBO Max to #ReleaseTheSnyderCut
Wed, May 20th 2020 03:45 pm
After global passionate fan calls to action and the #ReleaseTheSnyderCut movement, HBO Max and Warner Bros. Pictures announced Wednesday that it will exclusively world premiere Zack Snyder's director's cut of the Warner Bros. Pictures/DC feature film "Justice League" in 2021.
Cuomo to allow religious gatherings of no more than 10 people; drive-in & parking lot services will be allowed statewide
Wed, May 20th 2020 03:30 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday announced that, beginning Thursday, May 21, religious gatherings of no more than 10 people will be allowed statewide where strict social distancing measures are enforced and all participants wear masks. Additionally, drive-in and parking lot services will also be allowed beginning Thursday.
Buffalo Brewing Company's newly canned beer to aid in historic preservation efforts
Wed, May 20th 2020 03:25 pm
Buffalo Brewing Company and The Buffalo History Museum are announcing the signature 1862 Cream Ale beer will be available to purchase for a limited time in canned form to be enjoyed at home.
'Live's 'American Idol' Encore' brings back 'American Idol' top 7 contestant Julia Gargano
Wed, May 20th 2020 03:20 pm
"American Idol's" groundbreaking 2020 season came to a close on Sunday night, but fans will get one more taste of the talent showcased this season tomorrow, Thursday, May 21, on "Live with Kelly and Ryan."
Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli takes on 'Worst Cooks In America'
Wed, May 20th 2020 03:20 pm
Iron Chef and "Supermarket Stakeout" host Alex Guarnaschelli enters "Worst Cooks in America" boot camp as a mentor for the first time this summer, joining Anne Burrell to whip a cast of cooking-challenged recruits into culinary shape during a new season of the fan-favorite series.
Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Standing Committee announces Greenway awards
Wed, May 20th 2020 03:15 pm
The Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee announced five new awards totaling approximately $2 million for beautification and improvement projects along the Buffalo and Erie County portion of the Greenway.
New law for New York state pharmacies could lead to more people quitting smoking
Wed, May 20th 2020 03:15 pm
May 18, 2020, marked a new day for public health in New York state. Per a new law passed earlier this year, sales of tobacco and vapor products are now prohibited in pharmacies. The change could be a catalyst for increased quit-attempts among state residents. That's good news for the New York State Smokers' Quitline.
Coronavirus stats for May 20
Wed, May 20th 2020 02:50 pm
Coronavirus stats for May 20
All Seneca Resorts & Casinos entertainment shows postponed through September
Wed, May 20th 2020 02:25 pm
Seneca Resorts & Casinos on Wednesday announced all entertainment shows have been postponed through September. This includes shows scheduled at the Seneca Niagara Event Center, Seneca Niagara Bear's Den Showroom, Seneca Allegany Event Center, and Seneca Niagara and Seneca Allegany Outdoor Concert venues.
As communities reopen, Kennedy, AAA, AT&T, New York State Police team up to raise awareness of traffic safety & distractions
Wed, May 20th 2020 02:25 pm
New York State Sen. and Chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee Tim Kennedy, AT&T, AAA Western and Central New York and New York State Police teamed up to raise awareness of traffic safety as the unofficial start of summer is here.
 

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