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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.
Celebs support OUN
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 02:15 pm
The Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation held its 16th annual "Celebrity Bartending" fundraiser at the Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q., raising more than $17,000 for people with developmental disabilities.
Youngstown: Save Labor Day weekend for Field Days
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 07:00 am
The proud men and women of the Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co. are hosting their Field Days on Labor Day weekend, and you're invited.
Flu shot clinic in Youngstown
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston Senior Center and Youngstown Rite Aid will hold a flu shot clinic on Friday, Sept. 6, from noon to 4 p.m.
Kiwanis Club of Lewiston hosts Peach Queen get-together
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 06:20 pm
The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston hosted its annual get-together for the Peach Queen candidates at Pletcher Road Park. The event featured a meet-and-greet of the candidates with Kiwanis members and visitors, a picnic and games.
Angel to Apple: If the shoe fits ...
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 06:15 pm
Angel to Apple held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate a new shoe department inside the clothing and accessory women's boutique.
Lewiston residents host Brian Higgins
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 06:10 pm
Earlier this month, Jerome and Kim Williams of TAM Ceramics in Niagara Falls hosted U.S. Rep. Brian Higgins, D-NY, 26th District, and his wife, Mary Jane, at a private meet-and-greet at their Lewiston home. The event was attended by more than 100 business leaders from Niagara County.
Mount St. Mary's to hold 4th annual 'CardioCraze' on Sept. 14 in the Village of Lewiston
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 06:00 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital will conduct its fourth annual "CardioCraze" on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 8-11 a.m. at Academy Park in the Village of Lewiston.
Historical Association has the blues
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 05:50 pm
The Historical Association of Lewiston presented the Heenan Brothers and their "Canal Blues" music at the Hennepin Park Gazebo.
Lewiston-Porter High School recognizes Darryl and Ann Johnston
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 05:50 pm
The Lewiston-Porter Athletic Department has announced it is honoring Ann and Daryl Johnston with its Niagara Frontier League Cornerstone Award. The two have been recognized for their tireless commitment to the entire Lewiston-Porter athletic program.
Mark Daul: Summer bass fishing using 'tube-jigs' for bait
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 12:20 pm
Bass. You can catch them from shore; you can catch them by boat; catch them on live bait; catch them on artificial bait; you can troll for them or still-fish for them and it makes no difference. This summer in Western New York, we have enjoyed some of the best smallmouth bass fishing available anywhere.
Alan Hastings takes over Frontier House in Lewiston
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 09:40 am
Alan Hastings has made a name for himself on the Lewiston waterfront, working with his father, Richard, to transform a coal silo into one of the village's most popular restaurants.

Now, he hopes to do the same with the long-dormant Frontier House.

All that Jazz
Sat, Aug 24th 2013 11:45 pm
Huge crowds descended on Lewiston Friday and Saturday for the Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival. Great music was ongoing from one end of Center Street to the other, the food and merchandise vendors were all busy, the jewelry tent was bright and cheerful with new lighting, and the street was filled with folks of all ages having a good time.
LCTV hosts next orientation session
Sat, Aug 24th 2013 07:00 am
Lockport Community Television will hold its fall orientation session at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, at 293 Niagara St., Lockport. This will be the last opportunity to attend a full workshop series this year.
Ceretto, Maziarz meet with NYPA President and CEO Gil Quiniones
Fri, Aug 23rd 2013 11:40 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, and State Sen. George Maziarz, R-C-I-Newfane, met this week with Gil Quiniones, president and CEO of the New York Power Authority.