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Obit: Norma V. Dixon
Fri, Mar 1st 2013 10:25 pm
Norma V. Dixon, a woman whose grace, kindness and strength of character enriched her beloved community of Lewiston as well as the lives of her many friends and family, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, in Schoellkopf Health Center. She was 97.
'Doctors with a Heart Day' proves successful
Fri, Mar 1st 2013 10:20 pm
Dr. Glenda R. Rose, D.C., Dr. Thomas G. Barba, D.C., C.C.S.P., and the staff of Rose Chiropractic in Lewiston, held their 23rd annual "Doctor with a Heart Day." Chiropractic adjustments and examinations were exchanged for donations of food collected to benefit the Niagara Community Action Program's food pantry.
Niagara University Family Business Center hosts March breakfast
Fri, Mar 1st 2013 01:00 pm
The Niagara University Family Business Center will present a breakfast forum, "When Disaster Strikes, Are You Prepared?", for private and family owned businesses on Tuesday, March 5.
Niagara University names Dr. Thomas Chambers associate vice president for academic affairs
Fri, Mar 1st 2013 09:40 am
Niagara University has announced that Thomas A. Chambers, Ph.D., has been promoted to the position of associate vice president for academic affairs.
'Spring It On': Buffalo/Niagara's 'Day of Giving' set for March 1
Tue, Feb 26th 2013 04:45 pm
"Spring It On," a new, 24-hour online giving event designed to raise awareness and funds for not-for-profit organizations in the Buffalo/Niagara community, will take place from 12:01 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 1.
Olcott Lions 'Swim for Sight' Sunday
Mon, Feb 25th 2013 07:00 am
Dig out the bathing suits and grab your friends. The 2013 Olcott Lions Club "Swim for Sight" at Krull Park in Olcott Beach is just around the corner.
Niagara Junior Purple Eagles Squirt Select team earns second place
Sat, Feb 23rd 2013 11:00 am
The Niagara Junior Purple Eagles Squirt Select team earned the runner-up spot in its division in the Jamestown Mid-Winter Classic Tournament last weekend.
Village of Lewiston Board receives update on turbine proposal
Sat, Feb 23rd 2013 11:00 am
ECOsponsible project manager Dennis Ryan met Tuesday with Village of Lewiston trustees to update them on his company's intent to use the lower Niagara River to generate electricity through hydrokinetic turbines.
Niagara County Municipal Clerk's Association welcomes leaders
Sat, Feb 23rd 2013 10:30 am
The Niagara County Municipal Clerk's Association inducted its new officers on Thursday.
Robert Matthews of Sunny's Roost Bed and Breakfast elected to state post
Sat, Feb 23rd 2013 10:30 am
Robert Matthews was recently elected president of the Empire State Bed and Breakfast Association. Matthews had been attending the ESBBA meetings with his wife, Sunny Matthews of Sunny's Roost Bed and Breakfast, for the past year and a half when he found himself nominated for the position.
Common ground found on Robert Moses Parkway North designs
Sat, Feb 23rd 2013 07:00 am
Three remaining Robert Moses Parkway North alternative designs are in agreement regarding the section of roadway between Main Street and Findlay Drive. (Image courtesy of the scoping report presentation.)
Lewiston No. 2 Volunteer Fire Co. hosts 'A Night at the Races'
Sat, Feb 23rd 2013 07:00 am
Lewiston No. 2 Volunteer Fire Co. will hold a "A Night at the Races" fundraiser on Saturday, March 9, at 7 p.m. in the firehall, 1705 Saunders Settlement Road.
Lew-Port BOE reveals capital construction plan
Fri, Feb 22nd 2013 06:00 pm
Tuesday night, the Lewiston Porter Board of Education received the proposal for phase two of the capital project from Steve DiMatteo, of Gordon W. Jones Associates Architects.
Lewiston-Porter Air Force JROTC hosting basketball fundraiser
Fri, Feb 22nd 2013 06:00 pm
The Lewiston-Porter High School Air Force Junior ROTC will host its fourth annual Cadets vs. Faculty Basketball Fundraiser on Friday, March 1, at 7 p.m. in the high school gym. The Lewiston-Porter Players in Progress (PiPs) will perform during the game and the cadets will hold a basket raffle and selling concessions during the game.
Weightlifters are champs for military families
Fri, Feb 22nd 2013 03:15 pm
The 10th annual USPA Red Brick Bench Press Championship drew 135 weightlifters to Buffalo's Connecticut Street Armory last Saturday, Feb. 16, to raise funds for the Friends and Family of Western New York Military.
Niagara University advertising campaign receives national award
Fri, Feb 22nd 2013 02:45 pm
Niagara University's "What's On Your Mind?" advertising campaign garnered a silver medal in a national competition of college and university marketing materials.
Carmelo's Restaurant: Perfect for date night
Thu, Feb 21st 2013 12:05 pm
REVIEW: Why not try something new for dinner tonight? Head out to the village of Lewiston to one of its local gems, Carmelo's Restaurant.
Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce to honor businesses and individuals at annual Chamber Awards Gala
Wed, Feb 20th 2013 06:00 pm
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.
'SEAsonings' spices up Aquarium of Niagara
Wed, Feb 20th 2013 08:45 am
Whether it's cold, chilly or freezing outside, it will be cozy comfy inside the Aquarium of Niagara as it holds its first fundraiser of the year, "SEAsonings - The Original Taste of Niagara." The popular event is March 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Whirlpool Street facility.
Lewiston 'Knit-Wits' launch knitting club
Wed, Feb 20th 2013 07:00 am
Knitting groups and clubs are cropping up everywhere, and a new group of knitters, the "Lewiston Knit-Wits," has launched a new knitting club in Lewiston.
Lewiston GOP committee elects new leaders
Tue, Feb 19th 2013 07:00 am
The Lewiston Republican Committee recently elected new officers to lead members. Elected were Bob Ciszewski as chairman, Mark Davis as vice chairman, Ron Winkley as secretary and Bill Conrad as treasurer.
A bunch of 'Knit-Wits'
Tue, Feb 19th 2013 07:00 am
The Lewiston "Knit-Wits" recently met for the first time at the historic Lewiston Opera Hall. Organizers report a very successful turnout and said everyone enjoyed a relaxed and inspiring evening. At the first meeting, members adopted this motto: "Commit senseless acts of beauty and random acts of knitting!"
Village of Lewiston to talk hydropower turbines
Mon, Feb 18th 2013 04:30 pm
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday to discuss underwater hydropower turbines.
Town of Lewiston talks recreation center
Mon, Feb 18th 2013 07:00 am
The Lewiston Town Board will hold a meeting on Monday, March 4, at 6 p.m. in Town Hall, 1375 Ridge Road, to discuss the proposed Lewiston Recreation and Senior Center.
Porter Board hears it on Time Warner installations
Sat, Feb 16th 2013 07:00 pm
The Porter Town Board session was more or less routine, with non-eventful public hearings and a host of procedural approvals being the norm.
'Billiards for Books' pool tourney in Youngstown
Sat, Feb 16th 2013 07:00 am
"Billiards for Books," a pool tournament with proceeds benefitting the Youngstown Free Library, returns Saturday, Feb. 23, beginning at 4 p.m. at Brennan's Irish Pub, 418 Main St., Youngstown.
Wilson Historical Society has Dick Lang
Sat, Feb 16th 2013 07:00 am
Author Dick Lang will be a guest speaker on Monday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. at the Wilson Historical Society.
Town of Lewiston joins the Web with a hand from 360 PSG
Sat, Feb 16th 2013 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston launched its new website,, with 360 Professional Services Group.
'Great Gatsby' at NFCC
Sat, Feb 16th 2013 07:00 am
The Niagara Falls Country Club, 505 Mountain View Drive in Lewiston, announces "The Great Gatsby Night On The Town" happy hour will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 27, from 5 to 7 p.m. Featured will be two for one house wine with free appetizers.
Oscar party for Relay For Life
Sat, Feb 16th 2013 07:00 am
Relay For Life of Lewiston/Niagara invites the community to its Oscar party, Sunday, Feb. 24, at Water Street Landing, 115 S. Water St., Lewiston.
L-P Swim Club slates lifeguard course
Sat, Feb 16th 2013 07:00 am
The Lew-Port Swim Club will offer a Red Cross lifeguarding course on Feb. 26, 27 and March 1, from 4 to 10 p.m., at Lewiston-Porter High School. Register by Friday, Feb. 22.
Porter GOP announces 2013 slate of candidates
Sat, Feb 16th 2013 07:00 am
Town of Porter Republican Committee Chair John "Duffy" Johnston this week announced the slate of Town of Porter candidates, all seeking re-election to office.
Precious artifacts presented to Independent Order of Odd Fellows
Sat, Feb 16th 2013 07:00 am
James and Jayne Brasser recently presented Odd Fellow members of Sacarissa Bell Rose Lodge No. 307 artifacts inherited from William James, a prominent Lewiston Odd Fellow during the 1970s.
Niagara Escarpment presentation next Sunday
Fri, Feb 15th 2013 09:30 pm
Have you ever wondered what makes the Niagara Escarpment a geological and ecological wonder? Did you know that the entire escarpment zone in Canada has been permanently protected as a World Biosphere Reserve for its distinctly unique characteristics?
Hickory Stick to host WNYPGA Coors Championship
Fri, Feb 15th 2013 09:30 pm
Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course announced this week its selection as the host course for the 2013 Western New York PGA Section Championship on Aug. 19 and 20. The prestigious regional event comes to the Robert Trent Jones II-designed course in just its third full season of existence.
Youngstown Library Association holds annual meeting
Fri, Feb 15th 2013 09:30 pm
The Youngstown Free Library Association held its annual meeting on Jan. 28, where reports were presented and elections of officers announced.
Jude the Foodie now a part of NFP website
Fri, Feb 15th 2013 09:30 pm
Niagara Frontier Publications is proud to announce noted food blogger Jude Russo Caserta is now a contributing writer for its website, A new version of her column, "Jude the Foodie," appears online each Monday.

"We are thrilled to be working with Jude, a well-liked and well-respected foodie," said Web Co-Editor Joshua Maloni. "Food is always a popular topic, and we're happy to have a tried and tested home cook and world traveler contributing stories, recipes and dining-out pieces for our website."

Lewiston Event Center debuts 'Friday Night Live Entertainment Series'
Fri, Feb 15th 2013 11:45 am
The new Lewiston Event Center (formerly Frontier Lanes) kicks off its "Friday Night Live Music Entertainment Series" on Feb. 15. Dave Stayner will perform from 8 until 11 p.m.
Lecture focuses on ice bridges in Niagara River
Fri, Feb 15th 2013 09:00 am
The Friends of Local History will present a free lecture on ice bridges in the Niagara River from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Niagara Falls Public Library.
Kenan Center to present 28th annual photo show
Fri, Feb 15th 2013 08:00 am
For the 28th year, the Kenan Center in Lockport will present the Storrs All High Photo Show, featuring the work of high school students from across Western and Central New York. This year's show opens Sunday, March 3, with a free public reception from 2 until 5 p.m. at the Kenan Center House Gallery, 433 Locust St., Lockport.

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