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Lewiston-Porter student performs in All-Eastern Band
Sat, Apr 27th 2013 11:00 am
Collin Kemeny, inset, a senior alto saxophone student at Lewiston-Porter High School, was honored with a seat in the 2013 All-Eastern Band.
Chamber Awards Gala organizers highlight sponsors
Sat, Apr 27th 2013 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will honor 10 businesses and individuals at the annual Chamber Awards Gala on Friday, May 17, at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.
Niagara River smelt fishing: A little local history
Sat, Apr 27th 2013 07:00 am
With the annual Smelt Festival right around the corner, I thought I would give you a little background on how it started. Make note: I was there at the beginning, so my story is accurate!
LPD works with businesses, targeting underage drinking
Sat, Apr 27th 2013 07:00 am
Underage drinking has traditionally been a problem and, with today's technology, "fake identification" can be hard to spot. The Lewiston Police Department is taking steps to be proactive and work with local businesses to deter underage drinking.
Lew-Port takes $40M budget, 5.5 percent tax increase to voters
Fri, Apr 26th 2013 04:00 pm
After intense discussion on program and personnel cuts, the Lewiston Porter Board of Education passed a $40,001,368 proposed budget for 2013-14 in a 5-2 vote. Board members Jerome Andres and Mollie Lucas voted against the plan.
Ceretto helps promote RecruitNY
Fri, Apr 26th 2013 07:00 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto is teaming up with the Firemen's Association of the State of New York to help promote this year's statewide volunteer firefighter recruitment drive, Recruit NY, which will take place at firehouses across the state on April 27-28.
NCCC hosts Clothesline Project exhibit
Thu, Apr 25th 2013 03:45 pm
As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the nationally recognized Clothesline Project exhibit will be on display through Friday, April 26, at the Niagara County Community College, Sanborn campus, Student Center, Room G201.
Who's playing at Artpark?
Thu, Apr 25th 2013 03:15 pm
We have the most comprehensive list of Artpark events and pictures around -- plus a video presentation of the "Tuesday in the Park" and "Coors Light Wednesdays" schedule.
Lewiston Art Festival applications still available
Thu, Apr 25th 2013 02:20 pm
Applications are still available for the 47th Annual Lewiston Art Festival, which will be held Saturday, Aug. 10, and Sunday, Aug. 11, in the Village of Lewiston.
Artpark celebrates 40 years with dynamic summer calendar
Wed, Apr 24th 2013 11:00 am
Artpark President George Osborne announced the venue's 2013 summer events schedule at a press conference Wednesday morning.
Erie Canal Discovery Center announces song contest winners
Tue, Apr 23rd 2013 04:00 pm
The Erie Canal Discovery Center has announced the winners of its Erie Canal Song Contest. This is the sixth year for the contest, and its popularity has been growing each year.
11 Niagara University students inducted into communication honor society
Mon, Apr 22nd 2013 04:35 pm
Eleven Niagara University students became lifetime members of Lambda Pi Eta, the honor society for undergraduate communication students, during an induction ceremony held Saturday, April 20, in St. Vincent's Hall.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue hosts May 1 volunteer meeting
Mon, Apr 22nd 2013 10:35 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will hold a volunteer meeting Wednesday, May 1, from 6-8 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 915 Oneida St., Lewiston. Topics of discussion include volunteer opportunities to help with current and future fundraising programs, including upcoming events, as well as hands-on work with the animals, including transport and fostering.
Chamber Awards Gala: Ransomville Business of the Year, Fillmore Chapel United Methodist Church
Sat, Apr 20th 2013 07:00 am
The Ransomville Business & Professional Association has chosen Fillmore Chapel United Methodist Church as the 2013 Ransomville Business of the Year award recipient.
Collesano celebrates anniversary
Sat, Apr 20th 2013 07:00 am
Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano celebrated his 13th anniversary at Olde Time Barber Shop on Wednesday. As his son, Chris, cut a customer's hair, the longtime barber reminisced about his time behind the chair.
Fifth annual Tour of Kitchens features six River Region-area residences
Sat, Apr 20th 2013 07:00 am
Plans are shaping up for the fifth annual Lewiston Region Tour of Kitchens, taking place Saturday and Sunday, June 8 and 9, from 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. at select addresses in Lewiston and Youngstown.
Lewiston Family Spring Fling ushers in season
Sat, Apr 20th 2013 07:00 am
Spring has finally arrived in Lewiston and with it the 18th annual Lewiston Family Spring Fling. This is the way to celebrate that winter is over and a time to renew old friendships and make new ones.
Lew-Port reveals budget figures
Sat, Apr 20th 2013 07:00 am
More than 100 concerned Lewiston-Porter School District residents showed up at the Board of Education meeting Tuesday night to show their support for the various programs and positions that are facing the chopping block in the 2013-14 budget.
The Silo aims to be world's best
Sat, Apr 20th 2013 07:00 am
Alan Hastings has one simple goal for his Water Street eatery: He wants The Silo to be the best fast food restaurant in the world.
Lewiston/Niagara-on-the-Lake Rotary Club marks 75 years of service
Fri, Apr 19th 2013 07:00 pm
The Lewiston/Niagara-on-the-Lake Rotary Club celebrated 75 years of service to the community with a dinner at Water Street Landing.
NYPA sponsors free solar-powered rock band concert and sculpture contest for Earth Day event at Power Vista Visitors Center
Fri, Apr 19th 2013 06:30 pm
The New York Power Authority is encouraging visitors of all ages to participate in a sculpture contest that will be one of the featured events at its "Every Day is Earth Day" celebration, Saturday, April 27, at the Niagara hydroelectric power plant's admission-free visitors center, the Power Vista.
Alex Friesen Summer Nationals a must-attend
Fri, Apr 19th 2013 02:15 pm
The Alex Friesen Summer Nationals is a highly coveted event within the northeast short track modified fold. Offering some of the biggest paydays for the 358 Modified competitors, the Alex Friesen Summer Nationals is a must-attend event on many calendars.
It Happened to Alexa Foundation offers program for youths
Fri, Apr 19th 2013 02:15 pm
The It Happened to Alexa Foundation, founded by Tom and Stacey Branchini, honors the courage of their daughter, Alexa, who survived a traumatic rape by a stranger who broke into her college dormitory the second week of her freshman year. The foundation provides financial, emotional and advocacy assistance to victims who prosecute their attackers.
Run for Boston
Fri, Apr 19th 2013 02:15 pm
To honor the victims of the Boston Marathon tragedy, the Newfane Saturday Running Group will host a 2.6-mile run/walk/bike/roll on Saturday, April 20, starting at 9 a.m.
Porter Story Hour offers spring programs
Fri, Apr 19th 2013 02:00 pm
The Town of Porter Story invites children in the town to come experience its offerings this spring.
Village of Lewiston votes to reduce water rates
Fri, Apr 19th 2013 01:55 pm
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston voted 4-0 Monday to lessen the tax burden on residents.
Dr. Doug Tewksbury awarded Fulbright Scholar grant to study in Canada
Fri, Apr 19th 2013 08:30 am
Dr. Doug Tewksbury, an assistant professor of communication studies at Niagara University, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to conduct research at the Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition at McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario) in the fall of 2013.
Ceretto welcomes Anne and Bob Welch to State Capitol
Thu, Apr 18th 2013 04:30 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto welcomed Anne Welch, the Village of Lewiston clerk/treasurer, and her husband, Bob Welch, Wednesday to the State Capitol and introduced them on the floor of the Assembly Chamber.
Ireland appointed dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at NU
Thu, Apr 18th 2013 04:15 pm
Dr. Timothy Ireland has been appointed dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Niagara University, effective June 1.
Sanborn Area Historical Society plans potluck
Thu, Apr 18th 2013 03:05 pm
The public is invited to the Sanborn Area Historical Society's potluck dinner and regular meeting, Tuesday, April 23, at the Sanborn Firehall, 5811 Buffalo St., Sanborn.
Artpark: Supermarket Liquors and Wines a platinum sponsor for gala
Thu, Apr 18th 2013 07:00 am
Supermarket Liquors and Wines has signed on to be a platinum sponsor for Artpark's 40th anniversary gala on June 1. Owner Chris Castellani has personally donated two bottles of wine from his own collection.
Wild Kritters hosts annual fundraiser
Wed, Apr 17th 2013 12:50 pm
Wild Kritters of Niagara County Inc., an organization that cares for injured and orphaned wildlife, hosts its seventh annual basket raffle Sunday, April 21, at the 3F Conservation Club, 904 Swann Road, Youngstown.
Applications for assistance for projects totaling $33 million submitted to Niagara County Industrial Development Agency
Wed, Apr 17th 2013 12:25 pm
The Niagara County Industrial Development Agency board of directors has accepted applications for assistance from Power Greenhouse Integration LLC for a greenhouse renovation project in the Town of Wheatfield and Plati Niagara Inc. LLC for another new hotel in Niagara Falls.
Niagara River Anglers lure crowds to annual Smelt Festival May 3 along Lewiston waterfront
Wed, Apr 17th 2013 10:10 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce, the Village of Lewiston and The Silo Restaurant, in cooperation with the Niagara River Anglers, will celebrate one of the region's most famous natural resources as they host the Lewiston Smelt Festival on Friday, May 3, at the foot of Center Street along the Lewiston waterfront.
'From the Mouth of the Lower Niagara River: Stories of Four Historic Communities' authors speak at HAL event
Wed, Apr 17th 2013 09:45 am
"From the Mouth of the Lower Niagara River: Stories of Four Historic Communities" was published to commemorate 200 years of peace between Canada and the U.S. The book showcases the rich history of Lewiston, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Queenston and Youngstown.
Carol Schmelz wins Key to the Locks Award
Tue, Apr 16th 2013 01:35 pm
The Erie Canal Discovery Center has announced local Canalway Trail enthusiast Carol Schmelz was selected to receive the eighth annual Key to the Locks Award on May 4 at 11 a.m. at the Discovery Center in Lockport.
Mount St. Mary's Foundation holds 3rd annual reverse draw
Sat, Apr 13th 2013 07:00 am
The Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation will hold its third annual reverse draw fundraiser on Wednesday, May 1, at The Como Restaurant, 2220 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls. The event is the continuation of an event that, for 34 years, was conducted by the Temple Beth Israel. In 2011, the leadership of the Temple bestowed the fundraiser to Mount St. Mary's.
Youngstown trustees hear plans for waterfront, Niagara Jet Adventures
Sat, Apr 13th 2013 07:00 am
Come this summer, look for the Village of Youngstown to make its mark on the lower Niagara like no other time before.
Collesano marks 13 years at barbershop
Sat, Apr 13th 2013 07:00 am
Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano will celebrate 13 years at Olde Time Barber Shop on Wednesday. To celebrate, the first 500 customers will receive a free comb. As always, haircuts are just $10.
Vincenzo's Pizza returning to Center Street
Sat, Apr 13th 2013 07:00 am
Like baking mozzarella on a pizza pie, rumors have been bubbling as to what will replace Trusello's at 742 Center St. Well, it turns out the former Vincenzo's Pizza site is about to become ... the future Vincenzo's Pizza site.
 


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