The five counties which make up the state's Western New York economic region must continue to wait for at least a few more days, while five other regions, including the Finger Lakes, have been given the green light to proceed to Phase Two of New York Forward. In the meantime, institutions which fall under Phase Two now have guidelines by which they can prepare.
Shakespeare in Delaware Park announced the cancellation of its entire summer season. Online is where the action is and SIDP has one of the busiest Facebook pages. Visit here for their 30th anniversary online celebration (CHANGED TO Saturday 5/30) and Road Less Traveled to hear a podcast with Anthony and Peter Palmisano. Tonight (Friday) you can go to BroadwayCares.org/Chita at 8pm to see some legendary performers.
- Chris Collins again asks to delay start of prison sentence due to COVID-19
- Mortality rates down for Blacks in Erie County, still not out of the woods
- Local leaders angry at governor's last-minute delay of Phase 2 reopening in 5 regions
- Erie County DOH urges importance of regular screenings, wellness checks during pandemic
- At Newcomer Academy, two former refugees have one thing on their minds: graduation
- Cuomo issues ‘no mask, no service’ order for NY businesses
- As restrictions ease, public reminded 'this is not a virus to be trifled with'
- Niagara County announces four new deaths, bringing total to 63
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Depending on what side of the border you’re on, the story of the Fenian Invasion of June 1, 1866, is told differently. In Western New York it’s remembered as a brave fight for Irish independence against British oppression. On the Niagara Peninsula it’s a brave fight for self-defense against a surprise attack from a warlike America.