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Lewiston: Town Board changes, NYPA resolution, budget adoption among highlights
Tue, Nov 17th 2015 06:25 pm
What was anticipated to be a Lewiston Town Board budget discussion en route to budget adoption Monday turned into a bit more than expected.
Harmonia celebrates magic of the season
Tue, Nov 17th 2015 07:00 am
The Harmonia Chamber Singers, under the direction of Artistic Director Robert Pacillo, present "This Is Christmastime" Christmas a-cappella this holiday season. The production includes everything from Renaissance motets to jazz standards.
Students at St. Peter R.C. School learn about fire safety
Tue, Nov 17th 2015 07:00 am
Did you know roughly half of home fire deaths result from fires reported between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. - when most people are asleep? Students at St. Peter R.C. School were taught this valuable lesson - and told smoke alarms save lives. They learned these and other lessons relating to fire safety during Fire Safety Month.
Winkley sworn-in as supervisor in Lewiston
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 10:25 pm
The Town of Lewiston Town Council voted Monday to place Ron Winkley in the supervisor position until Steve Broderick takes the reins in January. The former Lewiston Police Department chief and Village of Lewiston trustee has served with this board since 2008.
Lewiston group looks to reopen church
Sat, Nov 14th 2015 09:00 am
Three well-known local entrepreneurs have teamed up to resurrect a Lewiston landmark. Claudia Marasco, Linda Radford and Carol Calato intend to renovate and reopen the church at 409 Plain St.
Youngstown on the rise: Mug and Musket, The Jug reopen on Main Street
Sat, Nov 14th 2015 07:00 am
Over past days, two longtime and very popular Youngstown establishments - the Mug and Musket Tavern and The Ontario House, aka The Jug - have both reopened - much to delight of residents and visitors.
'The Nutcracker' comes to life in annual GNBC production
Sat, Nov 14th 2015 07:00 am
Niagara County's favorite family production is back, as the Greater Niagara Ballet Co. presents "The Nutcracker." The 38th annual holiday presentation is on stage at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center, 4455 Porter Road.
Tickets on sale for Lewiston Tour of Homes
Sat, Nov 14th 2015 07:00 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston has announced tickets are on sale for the 11th annual Tour of Homes, scheduled for Dec. 5-6 in historic Lewiston.
Mount St. Mary's plans to expand women's services to Lockport area
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 08:30 pm
In keeping with its mission to meet the health care needs of residents throughout Niagara County, Mount St. Mary's Hospital has filed a certificate of need application with the New York State Department of Health to open a women's health center in the Lockport area.
Booming business at Becker Farms
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 01:25 pm
On a typical Friday at Becker Farms, one would be surprised to see lots going on around them.
Annual OUN talent show Nov. 15
Thu, Nov 12th 2015 02:05 pm
Join Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara for a competition celebrating the artistic talents of people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities.
Veterans Day observed in Lewiston with new wreath ceremony; Youngstown rededicates memorial
Wed, Nov 11th 2015 04:20 pm
American Legion C.C. Kenney Lewiston Post 1083 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Down River Post 7487 honored fallen soldiers Wednesday with an inaugural Veterans Day wreath dedication at the eternal flame in Academy Park.
Town of Lewiston's 2016 budget in trouble with lack of revenue; further spending cuts, tax cap override possible
Tue, Nov 10th 2015 06:00 pm
"This is still not balancing. I am very concerned. Everybody needs to be put on the alert."
Town of Lewiston election: Janese ahead of Trane; Morreale holds on
Tue, Nov 10th 2015 05:10 pm
Following more than three hours of absentee and affidavit ballot tabulations inside the Niagara County Board of Elections Tuesday, Republican Town of Lewiston Highway Superintendent Doug Janese has taken a four-vote lead over Dave Trane. Newcomer Rob Morreale, meanwhile, has taken an eight-vote lead for the second available Town Board seat.
Modern Corporation lays off 12 in response to downturn in business
Mon, Nov 9th 2015 05:55 pm
"It's just a bump in the road; we're looking at other areas."
Renovations completed: Lewiston Tops remodeled from front to back
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 10:35 am
DiMino Tops Lewiston, the Village of Lewiston's biggest store and largest employer, has been transformed.
'Morning Sun' mom Joanna Bayless gladly shares feature debut with Lewiston
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 10:20 am
Joanna Bayless has been a successfully employed actor for more than three decades. Her work on stage has inspired and drawn praise from critics - and her co-stars.
Town of Lewiston looking at first town tax since 1990s
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:45 am
Lewiston property owners will likely be looking at the return of a town tax, albeit a nominal one, when all is said and done with the town's still-unfinished $15.764 million budget for 2016.
Big R honors 2015 race champions
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:45 am
The 58th annual racing season at Ransomville Speedway officially came to a close Oct. 30 as some 200 guests honored Big R's 2015 champions along with many others.
Lew-Port senior class hosts first Halloween Dash 5K
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:45 am
The Lewiston-Porter Class of 2016 hosted a 1K Kids Run/Walk along with a competitive 5K-race Halloween morning at the high school.
New workout routine offered in Youngstown
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:45 am
The popular fitness routine P90X is now being offered at locations in Niagara County, including Embody Health and Wellness in Youngstown.
Niagara Falls Air Reserve volunteers remind retirees of available resources, benefits
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:40 am
As Veterans Day approaches, volunteers at the Retiree Affairs Office at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station in Niagara Falls would like to remind local military retirees of the resources they have access to as a result of their service.
Election 2015: Broderick, Geiben win in Lewiston; Morreale, DelMonte and Conrad, Trane and Janese too close to call
Wed, Nov 4th 2015 12:00 am
Half of Lewiston's candidates for elected office went to bed Tuesday unsure if they'll serve the people come January.
Our Lady of Fatima Shrine hosts annual spaghetti dinner, Festival of Lights kickoff
Mon, Nov 2nd 2015 11:10 am
Our Lady of Fatima Shrine Knights of Columbus Council No. 14622 hosts its eighth annual spaghetti dinner from 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, in the shrine's dining hall, 1023 Swann Road, Lewiston.
Youngstown Library Friends fall book sale Nov. 5-7
Sat, Oct 31st 2015 07:15 am
The Friends of the Youngstown Free Library will host a fall book sale next weekend at the Youngtown Village Center gym, 240 Lockport St. The book sale will also feature a "Cat in the Hat"-themed story and craft time at 11 a.m. Saturday, when The Cat himself will visit with the children.
Brochey calling it quits in Lewiston
Sat, Oct 31st 2015 07:00 am
Come Wednesday, Nov. 11, Dennis Brochey will officially be calling it quits as Town of Lewiston supervisor.
More than a bowling alley: Lewiston Event Center welcomes golf, Bills, Sabres, food enthusiasts
Sat, Oct 31st 2015 07:00 am
The Lewiston Event Center - formerly Frontier Lanes - is so much more than tenpin.
The Mighty Niagara Half Marathon and Hospice Dash 5K raise over $90,000 for Niagara Hospice
Thu, Oct 29th 2015 02:30 pm
The Mighty Niagara Half Marathon and Hospice Dash 5K Race Director Paul Beatty Jr., along with members of his race committee, recently presented Niagara Hospice with a check for $94,472.14.
Lockport CARES receives donation from Bryant and Stratton College
Tue, Oct 27th 2015 04:40 pm
Lockport CARES Vice President Toby Mansfield was recently presented with a check for $380 from students of Phi Beta Lambda on the Amherst campus of Bryant and Stratton. Bryant and Stratton students collected the money last semester for the Lockport CARES emergency shelter on Genesee Street.
'A Tribute to the Edmund Fitzgerald' in Lewiston
Mon, Oct 26th 2015 12:35 pm
At 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, Lewiston Council on the Arts presents "A Tribute to the Edmund Fitzgerald" at Water Street Landing, 115 S. Water St., Lewiston.
Lewiston Road paving scheduled to begin Wednesday
Sat, Oct 24th 2015 07:00 am
The New York State Department of Transportation has informed NFP paving is scheduled to begin on Route 104 (Lewiston Road) Wednesday and be completed by the end of the day on Saturday, Oct. 31.
'Morning Sun': Lewiston mayor is a movie star
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 10:15 pm
Mayor Terry Collesano filmed a scene Monday for "Morning Sun," the Choice Films production shooting in the Village of Lewiston. While we won't give away any spoiler information, we can say director Tony Glazer was shocked at how well Collesano performed.
'Morning Sun' starlet needs a home
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 10:10 pm
Phyllis, an adorable, sweet-natured Shih-Tzu mix, got her big break when she was noticed by the Choice Films crew while they were scouting potential locations recently for the movie "Morning Sun."
Village of Lewiston looking into waterfront improvements
Thu, Oct 22nd 2015 04:05 pm
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston voted Monday to give Clerk/Treasurer Amy Salada permission to contact Munistat Services Inc. for guidance on taking a bond anticipation note in the amount of $355,000 to cover construction costs related to the southern portion of Lewiston Landing (behind Water Street Landing).
Artpark announces new exec. director, wraps season with news of $11.5 mil economic impact to community
Thu, Oct 22nd 2015 11:10 am
Artpark & Company paid tribute to its famed outgoing president, formally introduced a new leader, and reported on the performing arts venue's economic impact at its recent annual meeting.
Niagara River Region Chamber: 'Share the Bounty Weekend' wine tour
Wed, Oct 21st 2015 01:10 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce has organized the third annual "Chamber Wine Tour," coinciding with the Niagara Wine Trail "Share the Bounty" event, set for Saturday, Nov. 14.
Theatre in the Mist's 'Hairspray' coming to Falls
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 11:00 am
Theatre in the Mist will open its run of the Tony Award-winning musical "Hairspray" on Oct. 23, at Niagara Falls High School.
Lewiston Town Board delves into the budget
Fri, Oct 16th 2015 04:45 pm
Town of Lewiston Finance Officer Martha Blazick got down to the nuts and bolts Thursday on Lewiston's $15.6 million tentative 2016 budget. A work session included going through revenue line items, Highway Department and town clerk's office expenditures, and offering greater clarity on overall management and spending practices.
Paving will force one-day entrance closing at Mount St. Mary's Hospital
Fri, Oct 16th 2015 01:00 pm
On Tuesday, Oct. 20, the north entrance and adjacent parking spaces to Mount St. Mary's Hospital from Military Road will be closed for paving.
Lewiston volunteers keep bronze monuments looking new
Wed, Oct 14th 2015 02:45 pm
Every year, volunteers from the Historical Association of Lewiston wash, wax and buff Lewiston's bronze monuments to keep them looking new.