Lewiston Public Library August programming

The Lewiston Public Library, 305 S. Eighth St., in the Village of Lewiston, announces the following programs, events and activities for the month of August.

•The Friends of the Library will meet Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 6 p.m.

•A Genealogy meeting will take place Monday, Aug. 18, at 6 p.m. On a related note the Italian Research Group will meet Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 6 p.m.

•The D. Richard Dean book signing of his work, "Shadows On The Wall; Life Is What You Make It," will take place Monday, Aug. 25, at 6 p.m. The book is a concise business autobiography.

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Youngstown: Old Fort Niagara acquires lifesaving AED device

Old Fort Niagara in Youngstown now has a semi-automated external defibrillator on site, thanks to an underwriting grant from Univera Healthcare. With the device, known as an AED, the fort is better equipped to respond to a sudden cardiac arrest.

Each year more than 150,000 visitors explore the 22-acre OFN site, which is listed as a National Historic Landmark.

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Experience guided 'Heritage Walking Tours of Youngstown'

One of the significant advantages of living in Youngstown this season is the guided walking tours provided by the heritage tours and tourism committee. These tours enable participants to learn about local history right where it happened.

With three different tours offered, walkers can visit several areas of the historical village with a knowledgeable and passionate tour guide.

"The 'Heritage Walking Tours of Youngstown' are a fun way of bringing together local residents and tourists for an unforgettable historical experience," said Gretchen Duling, chairperson of the heritage committee.

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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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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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