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Lewiston in 'Flames' this Saturday
Sat, Dec 8th 2012 07:00 am
Imagine a street lined with flames and filled with chaos as dozens of Lewiston's citizens run barefoot through the night trying to escape attacks from British forces.
Lewiston Town Board approves green space sale
Sat, Dec 8th 2012 07:00 am
Amended zoning and green space were newsmakers at an otherwise routine Lewiston Town Board regular meeting late last month at Town Hall.
Tour of Homes winners
Sat, Dec 8th 2012 07:00 am
Competition was stiff this year for the People's Choice Award for Best Holiday Décor at the Historical Association of Lewiston's 2012 Tour of Homes. More than 1,000 ballots were cast and, while the numbers were close, the winner is ...
Catch Lewiston Choraleers in action
Sat, Dec 8th 2012 07:00 am
The Lewiston Choraleers present "Christmas Potpourri 2012" with performances Saturday, Dec. 8, at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church (Old Stone Church), 505 Cayuga St., Lewiston; 7 p.m. at Bacon Memorial Presbyterian Church, 166 59th St., Niagara Falls; and Sunday, Dec. 9, at 2 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 915 Oneida St., Lewiston.
Youngstown Free Library December programs
Sat, Dec 8th 2012 07:00 am
The Youngstown Free Library announces the following programs and activities taking place in December.
Lewiston Christmas Walk returns for a second weekend
Sat, Dec 8th 2012 12:00 am
Join Lewiston's small businesses this weekend for more Christmas Walk activities and discounts.
Mother's retreat focuses on wellness, parenting and balancing it all
Fri, Dec 7th 2012 11:55 pm
Start the new year off right. The "MOMentous Weekend," a retreat for moms, offers seminars presented by regional experts focusing on the topics of wellness and raising a family.
Leaf, brush pickups continue in Town of Lewiston
Fri, Dec 7th 2012 11:50 pm
The Town of Lewiston Highway Department reports leaf and brush pickups continue for town residents.
Niagara County Auxiliary Police sets informational events
Fri, Dec 7th 2012 11:50 pm
The Niagara County Auxiliary Police is hosting an open house event for upcoming NCAP and New York State Peace Officer academies. The open house will be held on Sunday, Dec. 16, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Niagara County Emergency Management Facility, 5574 Niagara St. Ext., Lockport.
Helping families in need
Fri, Dec 7th 2012 11:50 pm
ROTC cadets from Niagara University, and students at Lewiston-Porter Middle School teamed up with the St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. Peter's Church in Lewiston to help families in need of assistance at Thanksgiving.
Scouts collect canned goods
Fri, Dec 7th 2012 11:45 pm
Members of Boy Scout Troop 829 and Cub Scout Pack 829 will spend Sunday afternoon, Dec. 9, collecting canned goods for the Youngstown/Porter Community Christmas Baskets. The collection effort will start at 2 p.m.
'A Very Country Christmas' in Wilson
Fri, Dec 7th 2012 06:55 am
On Sunday, Dec. 9, the Village of Wilson will open up its streets and its heart to celebrate a community Christmas event titled, "A Very Country Christmas."
Power Authority lights up the holidays
Thu, Dec 6th 2012 03:25 pm
The New York Power Authority has kicked-off the holiday season with its annual Festival of Trees, running through Jan. 5. On Dec. 8, NYPA will hold its annual Deck the Halls holiday event featuring photos with Santa. Both events take place at the Niagara Power Vista, 5777 Lewiston Road.
Concert benefits Native American children
Thu, Dec 6th 2012 03:20 pm
The third annual Native American Benefit Concert will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Lewiston Opera Hall, 732 Center St., Lewiston.
Greater Niagara Ballet Company presents 'The Nutcracker'
Thu, Dec 6th 2012 07:00 am
PHOTO GALLERY: A long-standing tradition in Niagara Falls continues this holiday season. The Greater Niagara Ballet Company presents its 35th annual production of "The Nutcracker."
Cornerstone CFCU to open Village of Lewiston branch
Wed, Dec 5th 2012 11:15 am
Cornerstone Community Federal Credit Union, the largest locally owned credit union in Western New York, is announcing plans for a new branch located at 721 Center St., in the Village of Lewiston (inside the former HSBC). This latest branch will open in January 2013.
Old Fort Niagara offers 'Castle by Candlelight'
Tue, Dec 4th 2012 07:00 am
Candles twinkle in the windows of the 286-year-old French Castle. Outside the imposing stone structure, lanterns line Old Fort Niagara's walkways as soldiers in cocked hats and wool coats prepare their muskets to perform a grand feu de joie, a firing of joy, in honor of the holiday season.
Niagara University schedules memorial Mass for Brother Augustine Towey
Mon, Dec 3rd 2012 12:10 pm
During a Mass for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Niagara University community will celebrate the life of Brother Augustine Towey, C.M. The Mass will be held Saturday, Dec. 8, at 10 a.m. in the Alumni Chapel on the Niagara University campus. A small reception will follow in the Glynn Family Atrium in Bisgrove Hall.
YFC 'Drive for Life' continues
Mon, Dec 3rd 2012 07:00 am
The members of the Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co. are actively raising funds for a new ambulance, and they need your help. The new ambulance fund, "Survives on donations alone," explained YFC Trustee Greg Robertson Sr.
Special book signing at Lewiston Public Library
Mon, Dec 3rd 2012 07:00 am
Several of the key writers from the recently published binational book, "From the Mouth of the Lower Niagara River: Stories of Four Historic Communities," will be present at the Lewiston Public Library on Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m., for a special book signing event.
Old Fort Niagara offers family passes
Mon, Dec 3rd 2012 07:00 am
Visitors to Youngstown's "Christmas in the Village" program on Saturday, Dec. 8, will have the opportunity to enter a drawing for free family passes to Old Fort Niagara's popular "Castle by Candlelight" programs scheduled for Saturday nights, Dec. 15 and 22.
Village of Youngstown hosts 'Christmas in the Village'
Sat, Dec 1st 2012 12:00 pm
The holiday season is here with shopping, baking and decorating under way. Holiday events and activities are happening all over Niagara County and next weekend will be no exception, with "Christmas in the Village" in Youngstown.
Black Friday works in Lewiston
Sat, Dec 1st 2012 12:00 pm
Black Friday doesn't have to be associated with "big box" stores and middle-of-the-night wake-up calls any longer. Local retailers in The Village of Lewiston came together this year for Lewiston's first retail district-wide Black Friday event.
Lewiston Christmas Walk is now under way
Sat, Dec 1st 2012 10:00 am
The annual Lewiston Christmas Walk, hosted by the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce, is taking place this weekend and next in the Village of Lewiston.
Lewiston Police Department reminds motorists of no parking ordinance
Sat, Dec 1st 2012 07:00 am
It's coming into that wintry season again and, before you know it, the roads will be covered with snow.
DEC sets January hearings for CWM permit renewal application
Sat, Dec 1st 2012 07:00 am
The New York State Department and Environmental Conservation announced this week the scheduling of public hearings on a permit renewal application and draft permit on file with DEC for CWM Chemical Services LLC's continued operations in Porter. Now under way, the renewal permit process public comment period continues to Jan. 28, 2013.
Small Business Saturday in northern Niagara
Fri, Nov 30th 2012 08:45 pm
Last weekend's Christmas buying extravaganza featured Black Friday sales at area malls and in the Village of Lewiston, and Small Business Saturday in northern Niagara County areas.
Lew-Port to induct four into Athletic Hall of Fame
Fri, Nov 30th 2012 08:30 pm
The Lewiston-Porter Athletic Department is holding its Athletic Hall of Fame Celebration Weekend on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 7 and 8, in conjunction with the eighth annual James Walker Basketball Tournament.
Upcoming holiday events in Sanborn
Fri, Nov 30th 2012 07:00 am
The Sanborn Area Historical Society will host its Holiday Open House at the Schoolhouse Museum on Niagara Street from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2.
'Museum Mixer': Castellani Art Museum presents CAM's 6th annual Holiday Bash
Fri, Nov 30th 2012 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will host its sixth annual Holiday Bash on Friday, Dec. 14, from 5 to 8 p.m. Celebrate the holidays with friends in the central gallery of Niagara University's Castellani Art Museum.
Ceretto declares victory in 145th Assembly District
Thu, Nov 29th 2012 03:45 pm
With a lead in ballots greater than the amount of ballots remaining, Assemblyman John D. Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, has declared victory in his re-election campaign in the newly created 145th Assembly District.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital debuts Center for Women
Thu, Nov 29th 2012 01:30 pm
PHOTOS: The Center for Women at Mount St. Mary's Hospital was formally unveiled to the public on Wednesday, Nov. 28, with a blessing and open house.
St. Francis Guild of Mount St. Mary's Hospital to hold annual Holiday Bazaar on Friday, Dec. 7
Thu, Nov 29th 2012 07:00 am
The St. Francis Guild of Mount St. Mary's Hospital will hold its annual Holiday Bazaar on Friday, Dec. 7, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. It will be held in the hospital's south (main) lobby. Gift items will be offered along with holiday centerpieces, gift baskets, candy, scarves, cosmetics, jewelry and boutique items.
Welcome to Lewiston, End of the Road Boutique
Wed, Nov 28th 2012 12:15 pm
Owner Sherry McDonald and The End of the Road Boutique celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce, business and community leaders, elected officials and friends and family.
Lewiston Dance brightens season
Wed, Nov 28th 2012 09:30 am
Students from Lewiston Dance Center are shown above rehearsing for the Village of Lewiston Christmas tree lighting at the Hennepin Park Gazebo. This weekend's holiday ceremony kicks off many activities planned in the village.
Niagara County Legislature Majority 'spreads' the love
Tue, Nov 27th 2012 08:05 am
For Rick Updegrove, leader of the Niagara County Legislature's Republican Majority, convincing his caucus to support the third annual Peanut Butter and Jelly Drive may have been the easiest thing he's done all year.

It's also the most rewarding.

Ceretto: Lead grows after Erie County paper ballot count
Tue, Nov 27th 2012 08:00 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto said Monday that his lead over Bob Restaino in New York's 145th Assembly District race has grown by 147 to 1,052 votes; up from an election night total of 905.
Meet 'Puddinhead'
Tue, Nov 27th 2012 07:00 am
The Erie Canal Discovery Center, 24 Church St., Lockport, welcomes local author Marilyn Foote, who will present a free, family friendly, program and book reading at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, from her children's book series "Puddinhead."
Lewiston Kiwanis Club assists Special Spaces
Tue, Nov 27th 2012 07:00 am
At its Wednesday, Nov. 7, meeting, the Kiwanis Club of Lewiston presented representatives of Special Spaces with a $200 donation.
Meet Keith Radford: Lewiston's local celebrity
Mon, Nov 26th 2012 07:00 am
If you live in Lewiston, you have probably seen Keith Radford in and out of the local restaurants and coffee shops with his beloved dog, Frankie.

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