St. Peter students enjoy Sanger Farms field trip

Summer camp participants "Little Cubs, " "Big Cubs" and "S.W.A.T. Team" (Summer With Academics Too)" at St. Peter School in Lewiston recently enjoyed a field trip to Sanger Farm in Youngstown under the direction of teachers Jessica Lemke, Carly Lauzonis Jennifer Ricciuti and Maria Paonessa.

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Anderson joins Niagara as assistant vice president for enrollment management

Cathleen Anderson is the new assistant vice president for enrollment management at Niagara University, effective Aug. 4.

At NU, Anderson will provide leadership to the areas of undergraduate admissions and oversee operations in the offices of student records and financial services. With a strategic focus on the development of new markets and financial planning, Anderson will be instrumental in the development and execution of a strategic enrollment plan with a focus on student recruitment and retention.

Anderson comes to Niagara from LeMoyne College (Syracuse), where she worked in admissions for more than 17 years. 

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Niagara Wine Trail to hold 6th annual Wine & Culinary Festival

On July 26 and 27, the Niagara Wine Trail will hold its sixth annual Wine & Culinary Festival in Academy Park, located in the heart of the Village of Lewiston on Center Street. The wine festival has drawn thousands of wine lovers to Lewiston over the past five years to enjoy wines from the Niagara Wine Trail USA wineries, and cuisine from local restaurants and vendors.

The Wine & Culinary Festival runs Saturday from noon until 7 p.m., and Sunday from noon until 6 p.m. Previous festivals have featured both live demonstrations and wine education seminars on both event days. This year, the festival organizers have included other fun and interactive activities under the main tent, including a wine trivia game.

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Lewiston Community Lions Club celebrates fifth anniversary

The Lewiston Community Lions Club celebrated its fifth anniversary with a dinner, awards ceremony and installation of officers on June 3.

A highlight of the night was the swearing-in of new club President Regina Cecconi. The Lions honored Lion of the Year Bud Snell, while Lonny Gibbs and Theresa Tourbin received honors for their special contributions.

The 27-member club has tried to live up to the Lions motto, "We Serve."

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Sanger Farms makes improvements, encourages readers to stop in

by Allison Deutschman

Throughout Western New York there are numerous successful family-run businesses. Having the option to purchase homegrown foods locally, rather than from a corporate grocery store, can be a fun, inexpensive experience, if you know where to shop.

Sanger Farms wants locals to consider them for all of their produce, baked goods and family fun!

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Enchanted Florist receives national award

Lewiston's Enchanted Florist recently was recognized by Teleflora as one of the Top 2,000 florists in the country. Enchanted Florist was recognized for its service and product quality.

There are 26,000 florists in the nation.

Pictured are Peter and Delores Tagliarini with Daisy.

Enchanted Florist opened at 739 Center St., Lewiston, in 1984. A second location, 2412 Military Road, Niagara Falls, debuted in 1990.

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