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Lewiston Lions donate, install, award
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 05:05 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions recently entertained and donated to Wings Flights of Hope, a not-for-profit organization with more than 300 pilots donating free flights for medical patients, their families and U.S. troops.
Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce names gala honorees
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 12:50 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will honor 10 businesses and individuals at its annual Chamber Awards Gala Friday, May 16, at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.
UPDATED: Lewiston Village Pub changing hands
Wed, Feb 5th 2014 01:35 pm
The popular Lewiston Village Pub and Restaurant will soon have a new owner or owners.

Ken Scibetta and Ed Webster, owners of the restaurant/bar, released this statement on Facebook:

Niagara County issues driving advisory motorists urged to avoid unnecessary travel
Wed, Feb 5th 2014 01:20 pm
Niagara County has issued a driving advisory resulting from extreme winter weather and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's declaration of a state of emergency, Legislature Vice Chairman Clyde L. Burmaster announced.
Niagara County government suspends operations
Wed, Feb 5th 2014 12:45 pm
Niagara County has suspended non-emergency-related operations during the course of New York's declared state of emergency, Legislature Vice Chairman Clyde L. Burmaster and County Manager Jeffrey M. Glatz announced in a conference call with agency directors.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital recognizes employee of the quarter
Tue, Feb 4th 2014 01:25 pm
Virginia Wolbert, director of the Mount St. Mary's Child Care Center since it opened in 1987, was recently named the employee of the quarter.
Theater in the Mist presents 'Driving Miss Daisy'
Tue, Feb 4th 2014 12:35 pm
Pictured is a rehearsal scene for Theater in the Mist's production of "Driving Miss Daisy," which opens this Friday at 7:30 p.m. on the Stella Niagara stage.
Village of Lewiston puts kibosh on food trucks
Tue, Feb 4th 2014 07:00 am
Food truck owners will have to park their mobile eateries someplace else.

After receiving feedback from local business owners opposed to food trucks, trustees let it be known they will not allow such an operation in the village.

"I think our minds are pretty much made up," Mayor Terry Collesano told members of the River Region Chamber of Commerce prior to the trustees' monthly work session Monday.

Lewiston No. 2 honors service of late Joseph Passanese Sr.
Mon, Feb 3rd 2014 02:15 pm
Jan. 25 marked a special evening for Lewiston No. 2 Volunteer Fire Co. at its 72nd installation of officers' dinner at the firehall on Saunders Settlement Road. It was a time for the fire company family to remember and honor one of its own.
Charlie lived a good life
Mon, Feb 3rd 2014 02:05 pm
Charlie comes from a large family of black bass and is the closest cousin to the largemouth bass, both abundant in our local fishery. The guy you see in the picture has been with me for about 28 years, and has a cool history.
Lewiston Town Board again hears it on lagoons
Mon, Feb 3rd 2014 02:00 pm
Lewiston Town Board members opened 2014 amidst a host of familiar issues and questions, from drainage to lagoons, CWM to finance. Among the newsmakers:
William Paladino talks Lewiston plaza proposal
Sat, Feb 1st 2014 04:45 pm
Following William Paladino's meeting with the Village of Lewiston Planning Board Wednesday, the Sentinel asked the Ellicott Development CEO how he intends to convince residents his plaza idea is worthwhile.
Niagara County Republicans endorse slate for 2014
Sat, Feb 1st 2014 11:50 am
Niagara County Republicans backed a slate of candidates for state, federal and local offices Thursday night at the Wheatfield Community Center, lining up behind experienced incumbents seeking re-election to a host of offices.
Village of Lewiston: Paladino lays out plaza plan
Sat, Feb 1st 2014 09:00 am
William Paladino met with the Village of Lewiston Planning Board Wednesday to update members on the status of his development plan. The Ellicott Development CEO intends to create a U-shaped plaza with three main units: 1) two restaurants (one fast food) and a retail store; 2) a two-story retail/bank/commercial building; and 3) a drug store. He may build condos on the lot's west end, too.

"It's taken us long to get to this point, because every time we move or tweak anything, it has to go back to the engineers and they've got to redo everything because of the site grades and slopes and things of that nature," Paladino said.

Ransomville country breakfast
Sat, Feb 1st 2014 07:00 am
The Ransomville United Methodist Church, 2573 Youngstown Lockport Road, is hosting a country breakfast Saturday, Feb. 22. The breakfast includes scrambled eggs, hash browns, sausage, fruit, pancakes, homemade baked goods, juice and coffee.
Ransomville country breakfast
Sat, Feb 1st 2014 07:00 am
Ransomville United Methodist Church, 2573 Youngstown Lockport Road will host a country breakfast Saturday, Feb. 22, from 8:30 to 11 a.m.
Lewiston retailers not in favor of food trucks
Sat, Feb 1st 2014 07:00 am
Members of the Village of Lewiston's retail district met with Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce leaders Wednesday. They spoke out against the idea of permitting food trucks to operate on Center Street.

"One of my problems that I have is that, when you cultivate something and you build this great harvest, and somebody just wants to come in and pick the fruit and leave," Water Street Landing proprietor Jon DiBernardo said. "It's kind of a dangerous precedent."

He suggested food trucks have an unfair advantage over brick-and-mortar eateries.

'Doctors with a Heart Day' returns
Sat, Feb 1st 2014 06:55 am
On Saturday, Feb. 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Dr. Glenda R. Rose and Dr. Thomas G. Barba of Rose Chiropractic P.C. in Lewiston will sponsor the 24th annual "Doctors with a Heart Day" for their patients.
Antique to Chic celebrates first anniversary
Sat, Feb 1st 2014 06:55 am
Quality, long-lasting products that look nice and serve a need - that's what shoppers will find at Lewiston's Antique to Chic.
Community Missions' to host annual 'Sweetheart Dinner'
Fri, Jan 31st 2014 08:50 pm
Community Missions Inc. will hold its 17th annual "Sweetheart Dinner" on Friday, Feb. 7, at the Sheraton at the Falls in Niagara Falls.
Lewiston Public Library February programs, events and activities
Fri, Jan 31st 2014 08:30 pm
The Lewiston Public Library, 305 S. Eighth St., in the Village of Lewiston, announces the following for the month of February:
'Second Saturday' concert in Youngstown
Fri, Jan 31st 2014 08:30 pm
First Presbyterian Church of Youngstown announces its "Second Saturday" concert series continues Saturday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. at 100 Church St.
Saturday worship at St. Peter's
Fri, Jan 31st 2014 08:30 pm
St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 6168 Walmore Road in Sanborn, will host its monthly contemporary worship gathering, "Saturday Night Alive," starting at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8.
Artpark books Ringo Starr
Fri, Jan 31st 2014 07:00 am
Earlier this week, Niagara Frontier Publications learned Beatles drummer Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band were booked to play this summer at Artpark in Lewiston. The group will perform in the outdoor amphitheater Tuesday, June 24.
'A Taste of The Niagara Region': Supporters added for 2nd annual 'Heart to Heart' fundraiser
Thu, Jan 30th 2014 02:00 pm
The list of restaurant and catering participants has grown on an almost daily basis for "A Taste of The Niagara Region," a family-friendly event set for Saturday, Feb. 8, from noon to 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston, 505 Cayuga St.
Mount St. Mary's celebrates Heart Month in February
Wed, Jan 29th 2014 07:00 am
Mount St. Mary's Hospital will celebrate Heart Month in February with its annual lipid panel screening on Feb. 9, and continuing with a series of events that will culminate with a special educational presentation on Feb. 25.
NYPA hosts civil rights exhibit in honor of Black History Month
Wed, Jan 29th 2014 07:00 am
The New York Power Authority will host a special exhibit on civil rights in honor of Black History Month and the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, beginning Feb. 3 at its Power Vista, the admission-free visitors center for the Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant.
New CAM exhibit showcases artists, traditions, culture and community
Wed, Jan 29th 2014 07:00 am
"Extraordinary Ordinary People: American Masters of Traditional Arts" presents a journey across America through the lives of individuals whose creativity is rooted in their cultural identity and community.
NYPA trustees approve up to $2 million in funding for preliminary engineering for removal of section of Robert Moses Parkway
Tue, Jan 28th 2014 06:05 pm
The New York Power Authority board of trustees approved funding Tuesday of up to $2 million for preliminary engineering and environmental review for the first phase of the Niagara Gorge Corridor Project, which is intended to facilitate unimpeded pedestrian and bicycle access to the gorge rim from City of Niagara Falls neighborhoods abutting the Robert Moses Parkway while making possible the restoration of natural landscapes along the gorge.

"The Power Authority is happy to be able to help kick-start the initial phase of the Niagara Gorge Corridor Project," said John R. Koelmel, NYPA chairman.

Higgins applauds NYPA action on Robert Moses Parkway project
Tue, Jan 28th 2014 01:25 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, applauded action by the New York Power Authority board of trustees to approve $2 million toward a project to remove portions of the Robert Moses Parkway in Niagara Falls.

NYPA funding will pay for engineering and environmental clearance for phase one of the Robert Moses Parkway project, officially called the Niagara Gorge Corridor Project, which extends from NYS Route 104 (Main Street) to Findlay Drive in Niagara Falls. According to the agreement, NYPA will pay for:

Mount St. Mary's Foundation names officers for 2014
Tue, Jan 28th 2014 10:15 am
The Mount St. Mary's Foundation has announced its officers for the 2014.
Niagara University launches free mobile application
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 02:25 pm
Niagara University has launched a free mobile application to help iPhone, iPod Touch and Android devices connect to campus from anywhere in the world.
New coffee shop in Wilson
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 12:40 pm
Wilson has a new coffee shop. The Wilson Brew Co. held its grand opening Saturday, Jan. 18. There were drawings and giveaways for the large crowd that came out on a snowy morning to attend the opening.
'Johnnies Adventures' book signing at Stone House
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 12:35 pm
Local author Suzanne Simon Dietz and illustrator Rex Taylor Stewart signed copies of their books in the "Johnnies Adventures" series at The Stone House in Lewiston.
Lewiston Senior Center announces 2014 officers
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 12:30 pm
Town of Lewiston Supervisor Dennis Brochey officiated the Jan. 14 swearing-in ceremony of the Lewiston Senior Center officers. Officers for 2014 include:
Lewiston Senior Center programs, activities for February
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 12:30 pm
The Town of Lewiston Senior Center, 4361 Lower River Road, announces its monthly schedule of programs and activities for February. These include:
Mark Daul: Be wary when approaching fox
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 12:30 pm
"Cute little buggers, aren't they?"
Youngstown Lions address markers on sale
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 12:30 pm
The Youngstown Lions Club announces 911 reflective address markers are now on sale to help improve the safety of area communities.
Lewiston Beautification Commission meeting scheduled
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 09:20 am
The Lewiston Beautification Commission will meet Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 6 p.m. in the Red Brick Municipal Building.
Roser explains 'significant fiscal stress'
Sat, Jan 25th 2014 07:00 am
"... Lewiston-Porter was in the making for a perfect storm."