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'Pet Sounds' performed at Artpark
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 02:10 pm
One of the most acclaimed records in modern music history was performed Wednesday at Artpark. Original Beach Boys members Brian Wilson and Al Jardine teamed with a talented backing band (including longtime bandmate Blondie Chaplin, and Jardine's son, Matt) to present "Pet Sounds."
Adams firefighters do good deed on vacation
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 01:15 pm
From Aug. 1-4 a group of Adams Fire Co. firemen went to Watkins Glen International to enjoy a weekend of NASCAR racing. 
Hickory Stick to host 6th annual David W. Kinney Memorial Charity Tournament
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 01:10 pm
On Saturday, Aug. 17, Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course in Lewiston will host the sixth annual Lt. David W. Kinney Memorial Charity Tournament. The day includes events open to the public, such as basket raffles, 50/50 splits, and a dinner.
ESY starts summer off on a positive note
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 01:05 pm
The Orleans/Niagara BOCES extended school year has been a great experience for many students and teachers so far. 
NRCA summer picnic approaching
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 01:00 pm
The Niagara Region Construction Alliance will host their annual summer picnic from 2-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14. 
Local Dairy Queen stores comes together for Oishei Hospital
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 01:00 pm
Recently, the local Dairy Queens in the area attempted to raise $50,000 all together to sponsor a neonatal room at the John R. Oishei Childrens Hospital. 
Committee started to save Bergholz bridge
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 01:00 pm
Recently, the Tribune was informed of a committee dedicated to save a local bridge in Bergholz. 
Painters Plus Home Decorating Inc. & NT city officials team up for 9th annual Project HOPE
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 12:55 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas announced that another city resident will experience an exterior paint makeover this summer.
Thank you, readers
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 12:55 pm
It's with a bit of sadness, I am reporting to you that I will no longer be the Tribune editor as of Friday. Sometimes in life, big opportunities come your way, and, although you might not want to leave something you've built, you must take leaps of faith. And that's what I'm doing. 
Wheatfield constables performing house checks
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 12:50 pm
Ever go on vacation and the one thing on your mind is "What's going on at my house?" If you are like many who are curious about that status of your home when you're gone, the Wheatfield Constable Department has you covered. 
Wheatfield board rezones property on corner of Ward & Lockport roads
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 12:45 pm
Monday night, at the Wheatfield Town Board's regular session for August, the council held a public hearing to rezone property at 2872 Lockport Road. 
Grawe retires as town assessor
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 12:40 pm
At Monday night's Town of Wheatfield Town Board meeting, Assessor Brigette Grawe called it a career.
Wheatfield Town Board hears positive audit results
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 12:35 pm
The Town of Wheatfield received a boost of financial confidence at the Town Board's regular meeting Monday night. 
'A Quiet Place 2' to be filmed in NT
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 12:35 pm
It's going to be lights, camera, action in North Tonawanda soon. Tuesday night, the North Tonawanda Common Council approved a location agreement with Paramount Pictures Corp. for the production of "A Quiet Place 2."
Thunder on the Niagara roars on the river
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 12:30 pm
This past weekend, thousands of people stormed to Gratwick Riverside Park in North Tonawanda to see and hear the roars of the Thunder on the Niagara. 
Explore Stella Niagara Preserve
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 11:55 am
The Western New York Land Conservancy is hosting a self-guided walk through the Stella Niagara Preserve from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11.
NYPA releases report on learnings from European wind projects aimed to guide US offshore wind development
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 11:55 am
Earlier this week, the New York Power Authority, shared key learnings from a study of European offshore wind transmission models set to help guide New York state as it moves toward its 9 gigawatt (GW) offshore wind goal by 2035, and inform regional and national offshore wind development.
TEDxBuffalo 2019 speakers announced
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 11:45 am
TEDxBuffalo has announced its lineup for the annual speaker event on Thursday, Oct. 24, at Asbury Hall. The evening will include six presenters covering a wide range of topics:
Bin There Dump That expands into Lewiston
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 11:35 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce, elected and business leaders recently celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony with member Bin There Dump That, a new, residential-friendly Dumpster outfit at 130 S. Fifth St., Lewiston. The company serves Niagara County and Northern Buffalo. It is online at
Welcome to Lewiston, SJC Handmade
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 11:30 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce celebrated a ribbon-cutting Monday with SJC Handmade. The new Village of Lewiston art gallery features acrylic fluid paintings on canvas, wood panels and more for sale by artist Stephanie Casale.
GM Lockport Operations secures new business
Wed, Aug 7th 2019 02:10 pm
General Motors Co. GMCH Lockport Operations announced it has secured new business to supply several powertrain thermal components for an "important" future General Motors high-volume vehicle. A press release stated, "The additional work strengthens Lockport's portfolio of precision components that includes radiators, condensers, heater cores and oil coolers."
Morinello announces 'critical' library funding in Erie, Niagara counties
Wed, Aug 7th 2019 02:10 pm
Republican Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello announced five libraries in his district will receive major construction and renovation funding as part of a $34 million capital funding appropriation in the 2018-19 state budget.
Niagara County Legislature votes unanimously in favor of lawsuit challenging 'Green Light' law
Wed, Aug 7th 2019 02:00 pm
The Niagara County Legislature on Tuesday voted unanimously in favor of a resolution that will authorize a state lawsuit challenging the "Green Light" law.
Call for applications: Trump administration to support community revitalization, local food initiatives
Wed, Aug 7th 2019 02:00 pm
In support of the Trump Administration's executive order on promoting agriculture and rural prosperity in America, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced an opportunity to apply for technical assistance for communities interested in revitalizing neighborhoods through development of local food systems. The assistance will be provided through the Local Foods, Local Places (LFLP) program.
Higgins seeking community's help to find family of late Purple Heart recipient Henry Mazurkiewicz
Wed, Aug 7th 2019 02:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins is looking for the community's help in identifying the family of the late Corp. Henry Mazurkiewicz, who served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Erie County Fair opens
Tue, Aug 6th 2019 08:00 pm
The 180th Erie County Fair will officially open to the general public at noon on Wednesday. There will be a short ceremony beginning at 11:40 a.m. at the historic McKinley Parkway gate. The program will also include remarks by venue officials, introduction of the 2019 "Ultimate Fairgoer," and a flurry of fireworks at noon. The national anthem will be performed by the Erie County Fair Marching Band.
$100,000 grant awarded to Family Promise of Western New York
Tue, Aug 6th 2019 05:20 pm
Family Promise of Western New York, an emergency shelter for families experiencing homelessness, has been awarded $100,000 from the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance's Homeless Housing and Assistance Program. The award completes a $200,000 capital campaign the organization has been fundraising over the past year for critical upgrades to its emergency shelter for families.
NBC Sports to air 109 games during 2019-20 NHL regular season
Tue, Aug 6th 2019 01:50 pm
NBC Sports is scheduled to present 109 games during the 2019-20 NHL regular season with coverage beginning Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN, when Ryan O'Reilly and the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues raise their championship banner to the rafters and host Alex Ovechkin and the 2018 Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals.
Collective Soul to perform at Fallsview
Tue, Aug 6th 2019 01:30 pm
With one of the most recognizable voices in Canadian music, The Jim Cuddy Band performs for the very first time at Fallsview Casino Resort on Nov. 6.
'The Price is Right Live' returning to Buffalo
Tue, Aug 6th 2019 01:30 pm
The University at Buffalo Center for the Arts will play host to "The Price is Right Live" stage show at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2.
Tintype photography demo with Rob Gibson
Tue, Aug 6th 2019 01:30 pm
On Friday, Aug. 9, world-renowned tintype photographer Rob Gibson will demonstrate and discuss the wet plate process and his work on historic film and TV productions including "National Treasure," "Cold Mountain," "Gettysburg" and the upcoming feature film "Harriet," the story of American icon Harriet Tubman.
Higgins announces $650,000 in Homeland Security funding for Erie & Niagara counties
Tue, Aug 6th 2019 01:20 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, announced Erie and Niagara counties have each been awarded $325,000 in federal funding through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Niagara Falls Volunteer Hall of Fame honors 5 for exceptional service to community
Tue, Aug 6th 2019 01:20 pm
On Thursday, Aug. 29, local residents who have demonstrated an extraordinary lifetime commitment to service will be inducted into the Niagara Falls Volunteer Hall of Fame. This year's honorees are Georgia Robinson Bradberry, Jane Schroeder, Don King and Laurie Davis (posthumously). Jasiah Jackson will be honored with the inaugural GenNext Award, which was established to recognize outstanding youth age 18 and under for exemplary service to the community.
'Aladdin Jr.' caps perfect Artpark day
Tue, Aug 6th 2019 12:15 pm
In the Artpark & Company season guidebook, Executive Director Sonia Kozlova Clark writes, "In our visioning process (speaking of a new master plan), we are inspired by the idea that ARTPARK = ART + NATURE + CULTURE for all." On Sunday afternoon, that idea became reality.
'Moose's Mission' fundraiser in photos
Tue, Aug 6th 2019 09:20 am
On Saturday, Aug. 3, Lower Niagara Moose Lodge No. 584 proudly presented "Moose's Mission," a benefit for Lewiston's all-inclusive playground project set to be built in Marilyn Toohey Park.
Mainstream music in Youngstown, Part II: Photo recap
Tue, Aug 6th 2019 08:55 am
Youngstown hosted its first Village Music Festival on Saturday, Aug. 3. The Falkner Park event was co-founded by Ray Barry of Barry Entertainment and offered a dozen bands, plus craft vendors, food, drinks and games.
'The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live!' Classic film to be reimagined for live studio audience
Mon, Aug 5th 2019 03:45 pm
To honor the 30th anniversary of one of the most beloved Disney films of all time, "The Wonderful World of Disney" and ABC will present a spectacular, live musical event showcasing "The Little Mermaid." The announcement was made by Karey Burke, president, ABC Entertainment.
ABC develops Emmett Till story as first chapter in anthology series chronicling civil rights movement as told by women behind movement
Mon, Aug 5th 2019 03:45 pm
ABC Entertainment President Karey Burke announced that the network is developing an anthology series "Women of the Movement" (working title). The series is a chronology of the civil rights movement as told from a black woman's point of view, with the first season centered on Mamie Till, who devoted her life to seeking justice in her son Emmett's name following his brutal murder in the Jim Crow South.
ABC announces development based on bestselling book 'Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11'
Mon, Aug 5th 2019 03:45 pm
ABC Entertainment President Karey Burke announced ABC has secured the rights to Mitchell Zuckoff's bestselling book "Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11." In order to commemorate and honor the 20th anniversary of the events of Sept. 11, the network will develop a limited series based on the Harper Collins book in 2021. The series will be produced by Lionsgate and 3 Arts Entertainment and executive produced by Erwin Stoff and Richard Abate of 3 Arts as well as Mitchell Zuckoff.
'American Idol' judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry & Lionel Richie to return for new season on ABC
Mon, Aug 5th 2019 03:35 pm
As previously announced, the star-maker will continue to help young singers realize their dreams with an all-new season premiering spring 2020. Returning to help find the next singing sensation are music industry legends and all-star judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. Multimedia personality Bobby Bones will return as in-house mentor.