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Old Glory Flag and Banner Co. reminds readers flags should be flown at half-staff Sept. 11
Tue, Sep 10th 2013 09:15 pm
Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, will mark the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. The people of the U.S. are asked to solemnly observe Patriot Day and to remember the civilians and military personnel who lost their lives in the attacks.
Niagara University establishes undergraduate program in gerontology
Tue, Sep 10th 2013 05:00 pm
A new bachelor's degree program at Niagara University will train students to serve society's elderly population.
Niagara County Department of Health, hospitals team to offer free mammograms to uninsured women ages 40-64
Mon, Sep 9th 2013 03:05 pm
During the month of October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, hospitals throughout Niagara County will be offering free breast cancer screening to uninsured women. Each hospital will provide free mammograms for women ages 40-64 who do not have health insurance.
Peach Festival photo gallery
Mon, Sep 9th 2013 12:00 pm
Visit our photo gallery this week for a complete pictorial recap of the Niagara County Peach Festival.
Alexandra Casale named Peach Queen in Lewiston
Mon, Sep 9th 2013 08:25 am
Alexandra Casale was crowned Peach Queen Sunday night to cap the 56th annual Niagara County Peach Festival.
5th annual Mighty Niagara Half Marathon races through River Region
Mon, Sep 9th 2013 07:00 am
Renowned for its scenic routes, the 5th annual Mighty Niagara Half Marathon/Hospice Dash 5K takes place on Saturday, Sept. 21, with appeal to runners who support Niagara Hospice Alliance Inc.
Peach Festival update
Sat, Sep 7th 2013 05:15 pm
Due to inclement weather, the Terry Buchwald and McCarthy School of Irish Dance performances have been cancelled. The Peach Queen semifinals and fashion show will take place Sunday at 7 p.m. The Peach Queen finals will follow.
Lewiston Council on the Arts presents Marble Orchard Ghost Walks
Sat, Sep 7th 2013 07:00 am
Whether you're just out to have some fun or learn something of the paranormal, Lewiston's Marble Orchard Ghost Walks showcase Lewiston's rough and tumble frontier past as well as its gloriously ghost-filled present.
Mark Daul: A beautiful plant that is an invader
Sat, Sep 7th 2013 06:55 am
Purple loosestrife is really a beautiful looking plant and many would wonder why it is such an undesirable plant. But it is a plant that can pose a danger to our ecosystem without most people even noticing.
Village of Lewiston hosts Country Fair, Community Yard Sale
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 09:15 pm
The Village of Lewiston Recreation Department, with the help of the Lewiston Garden Club, is sponsoring its 17th annual Lewiston Country Fair on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Red Brick Municipal Building, 145 N. Fourth St., during the Community Yard Sale.
Pigapalooza returns to Ransomville
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 09:15 pm
For the ninth year in a row, the Ransomville Free Methodist Church is holding the Pigapalooza community event on their grounds at 3924 Ransomville Road in Ransomville. The family-friendly event is free of charge and parking is also complimentary. Pigapalooza will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 4 to 8 p.m.
Maziarz announces road and bridge project for Western Niagara County moving forward
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 09:10 pm
State Sen. George Maziarz, R-C-Newfane, a member of the Senate's transportation committee, today announced a nearly $8 million investment for a key highway construction project in western Niagara County.
UPDATE: Power Authority to improve safety for access to fishing pier at Niagara plant and to hiking area
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 09:00 pm
The New York Power Authority today announced that roadwork renovations will begin Monday, Sept. 9, for major improvements along South Access Road leading to the admission-free fishing pier at the Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant.
Couple volunteers to provide Hope Before Heaven
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 08:40 pm
All dogs go to heaven, of course. Still, it's pretty difficult to lose a loved pet, especially if there's a chance that pet might be saved by veterinary care.
Low-cost, spay-neuter clinic offered for cats
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 08:35 pm
Niagara Feline Friends is sponsoring a low-cost, spay-neuter clinic for cats on Sunday, Sept. 15. The cost is $75, which includes the spay/neuter surgery, rabies and distemper shots.
St. Jude yard sale
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 07:00 am
St. Jude Shrine of Lewiston, 975 Ridge Road, will hold its "Yard Sale and Basket Auction" on Sunday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Lower Niagara Women of the Moose donate to Mount St. Mary's
Thu, Sep 5th 2013 03:25 pm
The Lower Niagara Women of the Moose Chapter 1940 recently presented a $200 check to the Mount St. Mary's Foundation in support of the hospital's Center for Women.
NJ 'Dog Whisperer' coming to Lewiston Sept. 14-15 for two-day event
Thu, Sep 5th 2013 03:00 pm
If you're having a little trouble with your dog's behavior, instruction and rehabilitation from an expert might help. United K9 Professionals and the New Jersey "Dog Whisperer," Janice Wolfe, will be in Lewiston on Saturday, Sept. 14, Sunday, Sept. 15, for two days of seminars and hands-on instruction. They will present a program, open to the public, at The Lewiston Senior Center, corner of Pletcher and River roads.
Olcott/Wilson: Congressman Collins, state and local leaders call for harbor maintenance and protection
Wed, Sep 4th 2013 11:55 pm
Following a tour of Olcott and Wilson harbors, Congressman Chris Collins joined with state and local leaders to highlight the urgent need to maintain and protect local harbors along Lake Ontario's south shoreline.
Ceretto discusses Robert Moses Parkway with Cuomo
Wed, Sep 4th 2013 11:55 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, in an effort to get the redesign of the Robert Moses Parkway started, discussed the project with Gov. Andrew Cuomo during his visit to Lockport last week, and followed up with a letter to the governor. The meeting took place prior to the governor's press conference on flood relief.
NYPA to improve safety for access to fishing pier at Niagara plant and to hiking area
Wed, Sep 4th 2013 02:35 pm
The New York Power Authority today announced that roadwork renovations will begin Monday, Sept. 9, for major improvements along South Access Road leading to the admission-free fishing pier at the Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant.
Lewiston Council on the Arts presents 'Art of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle'
Tue, Sep 3rd 2013 02:25 pm
As part of the Lewiston Discovery Series, the Lewiston Council on the Arts will present the "Art of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle" at 7 p.m. on Sept. 18 at the Historic Lewiston Opera Hall, 732 Center St.
Yurts make their entrance to local state parks
Tue, Sep 3rd 2013 02:25 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has announced the arrival of yurts at Four Mile Creek State Park. The public is invited to check out these newest accommodations on Friday, Sept. 6, from 5 until 7 p.m., as well as Saturday, Sept. 7, and Sunday, Sept. 8, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Old Fort Niagara, State Parks events will mark 250th anniversary of Devil's Hole Battle
Tue, Sep 3rd 2013 07:00 am
On Sept. 14-15, Old Fort Niagara and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation will present a weekend of special programs that commemorate the 250th anniversary of two historic skirmishes that occurred at Devil's Hole on Sept. 14, 1763.
New president, new building, new year: Niagara University welcomes new additions to its campus
Sat, Aug 31st 2013 07:05 am
Throughout the short summer months, the students at Niagara University have been preparing for their first day of classes. While new and returning students were buying books and finalizing their class schedules, the university's faculty and staff have been busy at work. This fall, Niagara will welcome a new president and a new science building to campus.
Niagara County Peach Festival: Old-fashioned fun for all ages
Sat, Aug 31st 2013 07:00 am
The countdown to an annual end-of-summer favorite in Lewiston is now underway
Niagara County GOP Committee supporting Ernie Palmer
Sat, Aug 31st 2013 07:00 am
With the Sept. 10 primary looming around the corner, the Niagara County Republican Committee issued a statement this week with regard to the race for supervisor in the Town of Lewiston.

Over past weeks, reports surfaced that both incumbent Steve Reiter and current Town Councilman Ernest Palmer secured sufficient numbers of voter signatures on petitions to enable their candidacy in the Sept. 10 primary on the GOP line.

However, the Niagara County Republican Committee has opted to remain in the background - until this week, announcing that it has decided to come out in support of Palmer in the primary.

Lewiston Public Library September programs, events and activities
Sat, Aug 31st 2013 07:00 am
The Lewiston Public Library, 305 S. Eighth St., in the Village of Lewiston, announces the following programs, events and activities for the month of September.
Greater Niagara Ballet Co. hosts 'Nutcracker' auditions Sept. 14
Sat, Aug 31st 2013 07:00 am
Fresh from two successful presentations of "Coppélia" at Artpark, the Greater Niagara Ballet Co. is now preparing for its annual holiday production, "The Nutcracker." The family-oriented show features local dancers, guest artists and character performers under the direction of Beverley Feder.
St. Peter's celebrates 60 years with Mass, reception
Sat, Aug 31st 2013 07:00 am
On Saturday, Sept. 7, St. Peter's parish in Lewiston will host a celebration to commemorate the 60 years of academic excellence and prestige that St. Peter's School has maintained. The event will begin at 4 p.m. at St. Peter's R.C. Church, where a Mass will be held. It will be followed by a reception at the Barton Hill Hotel and Spa on North First Street.
Lewiston-Porter High School approved for Confucius Classroom
Sat, Aug 31st 2013 07:00 am
Lewiston-Porter High School has been approved for a Confucius Classroom, the only one in Niagara County. The classroom comes after five years of work through the University at Buffalo's Confucius Institute and the Chinese government agency HANBAN. It is also an extension of more than 20 years of international studies programming at Lew-Port.
Foote takes first-place in NRAA walleye contest
Sat, Aug 31st 2013 06:55 am
Tournament Chairman Captain Steve Drabczyk of Lewiston Bait & Tackle sends word of another successful walleye tournament held on the lower Niagara River Aug. 24. All fish entered were caught at the Niagara bar in front of Fort Niagara.
Frontier House parking lot opens
Fri, Aug 30th 2013 07:00 pm
Alan Hastings, pictured, president of the historic Frontier House, reached an agreement with the Village of Lewiston this week to re-open the Frontier House parking lot to municipal traffic.
'Jody Hanson: Imperfect' is new 'TopSpin' exhibition at Castellani Art Museum
Fri, Aug 30th 2013 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University's "TopSpin" series continues with "Jody Hanson: Imperfect." The series of solo exhibitions for emerging regional artists is sponsored by Tops Friendly Markets. An opening reception with a 3 p.m. artist talk will be held on Sunday, Sept. 15, from 2 until 4 p.m.
Catholic Health sponsors free vascular disease and cancer screening at Mount St. Mary's Hospital
Thu, Aug 29th 2013 02:30 pm
Stroke and vascular disease is a leading cause of death and disability in the U.S. Yet, despite the considerable health risks, many vascular conditions often go undetected because there are no warning signs until a serious medical complication occurs.
Low-cost spay-neuter clinic for cats
Thu, Aug 29th 2013 07:00 am
Niagara Feline Friends is sponsoring a low-cost spay/neuter clinic for cats on Sunday, Sept. 15. The cost is $75, which includes the spay/neuter surgery, rabies and distemper shots.
William Mattar launches 2013 'Pencils 4 Schools'
Wed, Aug 28th 2013 01:25 pm
At the Law Offices of William Mattar, the "Pencils 4 Schools" campaign is committed to donate thousands of pencils to schools that are in need of additional supplies for the 2013-14 school year.
Niagara County: Copelin hosts veterans outreach Thursday
Wed, Aug 28th 2013 01:25 pm
Niagara County residents that put on their nation's uniform and served will have a chance to learn about the benefits available to them at a special veterans outreach event organized by County Legislator Chereé Copelin, R-LaSalle, and set for Thursday night.
Local couple writes authentic 'best sellers'
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 03:00 pm
Richard and Claire Knowles, currently of Lewiston and formerly of Wheatfield, have made literary news.
Two local customers win DiMino Tops Lewiston shopping spree
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 02:45 pm
On Tuesday, Aug. 13, two lucky shoppers were given the opportunity to shop-'til-they-drop at DiMino Tops Lewiston.
 


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