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St. Peter R.C. School gives back
Thu, Jan 2nd 2014 11:05 am
St. Peter R.C. School students in Lewiston decided to give back to families in need during the holiday season. Instead of exchanging gifts among themselves, the students decided to purchase new clothing and toys and household items for families in the area.
Red Cross blood drives for January
Tue, Dec 31st 2013 10:40 pm
The Red Cross has announced the first blood drives of 2014. Every donor who comes in to donate will receive a coupon for a free pound of Dunkin Donuts coffee.
Kyle Eydt to deploy
Tue, Dec 31st 2013 07:00 am
U.S. Navy Reserve Petty Officer 2nd Class Kyle Eydt of Lewiston will deploy this weekend from the Buffalo Naval Reserve Station for a 12-month tour to Afghanistan.
Mount St. Mary's board of associates names 2014 officers
Mon, Dec 30th 2013 02:20 pm
Pictured are the Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center board of associates officers for 2014. Shown from left: President Steve Broderick, Secretary Alfred Frosolone, Past President Ron Villani, Treasurer Don Thurman and Vice President Robert Fagiani.
New Year's Eve party at Lewiston Event Center
Mon, Dec 30th 2013 02:20 pm
Celebrate New Year's Eve at the Lewiston Event Center, 845 Cayuga St. "Family Fun Fest" runs from 6 to 9 p.m. and includes unlimited bowling, shoes, one pizza, one pitcher of pop and party favors. The cost is $60 per lane (up to five people).
Two die in Walmore Road accident
Mon, Dec 30th 2013 02:15 pm
Two residents of the Tuscarora Nation died early Monday after a one-car accident in the 5500 block of Walmore Road.
Riverview Fitness hosts open house
Mon, Dec 30th 2013 02:15 pm
Youngstown's Riverview Fitness hosts an open house this Friday, from 4 to 7 p.m., and again Saturday, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., at 445 Main St. (lower level). Prize drawings will take place each half-hour, and healthy snacks will be provided. Attendees can meet the center's staff.
Ball drop in Village of Lewiston
Mon, Dec 30th 2013 02:15 pm
The Village of Lewiston will usher in 2014 with its third annual New Year's Eve ball drop.
3 generations partake in Christmas party at 3F
Sat, Dec 28th 2013 11:00 am
The 3F Conservation Society recently held its annual Christmas party at the Swann Road clubhouse. A very popular event, each year the 3F party sees Santa Claus visiting with gifts for every boy and girl who attends.
Lew-Port students participate in Alexa Foundation program
Sat, Dec 28th 2013 11:00 am
The It Happened to Alexa Foundation recently held a poster contest for students of Mr. Antonelli's eighth-grade class at Lewiston-Porter Middle School.
IJC board announces Lake Ontario water level adjustments for winter
Sat, Dec 28th 2013 07:00 am
The International Joint Commission, which regulates levels in the Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River system has announced water level adjustments for the winter season.
Perri Roberts is 'Elite'
Sat, Dec 28th 2013 07:00 am
The law firm of Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP recently announced Diane M. Perri Roberts was named to Business First and the Buffalo Law Journal's Legal Elite of Western New York 2013.

Business First and the Buffalo Law Journal annually ask attorneys and businesses across Western New York to nominate "stellar" attorneys in various legal practice areas. Based on nominations submitted, they develop a list of attorneys to be named to Legal Elite of WNY.

Perri Roberts is special counsel at Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria.

Lewiston Library January events, activities and programming
Sat, Dec 28th 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 January.
Lewiston Senior Center programs, activities for January
Sat, Dec 28th 2013 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston Senior Center, 4361 Lower River Road, announces its schedule of programs and activities.
New Year's resolution: Don't put off until tomorrow what you can do today
Sat, Dec 28th 2013 07:00 am
Another year has passed us by and now a new one is here. We know one of the easiest things to break is a resolution we make and, silently, somehow, forget about it and, snap, it's broken and forgotten. Here is a resolution you should make and keep forever: "Take an elderly person fishing."
First River Region baby of the new year?
Sat, Dec 28th 2013 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Sentinel is looking for the first baby born in its circulation area in 2014.
Wigle offers glimpse of 19th century business, modern transcription process in 'A First Peek Into The Porter Ledgers'
Fri, Dec 27th 2013 03:40 pm
Before the Erie Canal, early local merchants successfully did business relying upon wagon shipments and handwritten accounts.
Lewiston swearing-in ceremony set
Fri, Dec 27th 2013 02:15 pm
Town of Lewiston officials will ring in the new year by taking their oaths of office at a ceremony to be held Wednesday, Jan. 1, at 11 a.m. at the Lewiston Senior Center.
Artpark among UpstateLIVE's 'Best of 2013' music picks
Thu, Dec 26th 2013 06:00 pm
UpstateLIVE recently released its staff and reporter picks for best venues, albums, shows and festivals in a five-part series on its website, Artpark was named one of the year's "Best Large Venues."
'Castle by Candlelight'
Thu, Dec 26th 2013 10:50 am
Old Fort Niagara recently held its annual "Castle by Candlelight."
Lewiston homes have holiday cheer
Tue, Dec 24th 2013 07:00 am
Several homes in the Village of Lewiston have big, bright, colorful Christmas displays on their front lawns.
Mount St. Mary's surgery department makes holiday donation
Mon, Dec 23rd 2013 11:35 am
The perioperative services (surgery, recovery, endoscopy, central supply, anesthesia) department at Mount St. Mary's Hospital gathered personal care items throughout the Christmas season and donated the items to the Heart, Love & Soul in Niagara Falls.
St. Francis Guild donates to Mount St. Mary's Hospital
Sat, Dec 21st 2013 07:00 am
The St. Francis Guild volunteer organization of Mount St. Mary's Hospital conducts numerous fundraising efforts with all proceeds used to benefit the hospital.
Porter discusses Harrison Lane
Sat, Dec 21st 2013 07:00 am
An update on the status of a limited town acquisition of Harrison Lane from a private owner to allow for improved access for nearby neighbors was a discussion item at an otherwise very low-key Porter Town Board regular meeting earlier this month.
Town to close bulk of JDP access road to vehicular traffic this winter
Sat, Dec 21st 2013 07:00 am
With the Town of Lewiston operating for the most part in holiday mode, limited news of note gleaned from the recent Lewiston Town Board work session of Dec. 9 includes the following:
Niagara Jet Adventures jetboat impresses in trials
Sat, Dec 21st 2013 07:00 am
It's been a busy couple of days for Mike Fox of Niagara Jet Adventures in Youngstown. Fox reports the first in his fleet of custom-built, advanced-tech Gatling series jetboats, manufactured by Bohnenkamp's Whitewater Customs of Meridian, Idaho, arrived in Youngstown this week following a 2,233-mile cross-country trip via trailer.
Coloring contest winners
Sat, Dec 21st 2013 07:00 am
Winners of the 2013 DiMino Tops Lewiston-Niagara Frontier Publications holiday coloring contest were recently announced.
Lew-Port teachers highlighted at BOE meeting
Sat, Dec 21st 2013 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Board of Education recognized Ashli Dreher for being named the 2014 New York State Teacher of the Year. Dreher is a special education teacher at Lew-Port, and the first special education teacher to receive the state designation.
Village of Lewiston hammering out new sign laws
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 09:50 pm
For the better part of two years, the Village of Lewiston Planning Board has faced a significant challenge: new businesses with new signage. Business owners new to the village are unaware of the sign laws and often times either ignore the Planning Board or purchase and post signs that don't conform with the municipality's code (let alone its historic nature) in size, shape or position.
Niagara Wine Trail welcomes 20th member winery: Schwenk Wine Cellars
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 08:30 pm
The Niagara Wine Trail has announced the addition of its 20th member winery, Schwenk Wine Cellars, located off of Route 18 at 1456 Bills Road in the Town of Kent (Orleans County).
Public comment to close for Greenway projects
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 03:35 pm
The Niagara River Greenway Commission public comment period for the 37th round of projects will close Dec. 31.
Venturing Crew 829 forming in Youngstown
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 03:10 pm
Venturing is a program from the Boys Scouts of America for young men and women ages 14 to 21 that's coming to Youngstown.
British attack Youngstown
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 02:30 pm
Early Thursday morning, more than 100 British soldiers marched down River Road, from Stella Niagara to Old Fort Niagara, to re-enact the taking of Fort Niagara by the British on Dec. 19, 1813. One hundred and ten spectators in the fort watched as the British came through the postern gate and proceeded to wrest the fort from the Americans after a short battle.
Lindsey Stirling to perform at Artpark
Tue, Dec 17th 2013 05:15 pm
Artpark has announced Lindsey Stirling will perform Thursday, June 12, inside the Mainstage Theater. Reserved seating tickets are now on sale. The concert is produced by Funtime Presents.

Tickets, $29 reserved seating plus $2 facility fee, are available through or the Artpark box office. Call to charge by phone at 888-223-6000. For more information, call: 716-754-4375 or visit

Tuscarora Heroes Monument to be unveiled at 'Flames Through Lewiston'
Sat, Dec 14th 2013 07:00 am
More than 150 volunteer re-enactors of all ages and from both sides of the border will recreate the War of 1812 British attack on Lewiston during Thursday's "Flames Through Lewiston" event, which will feature the unveiling of the much-awaited Tuscarora Heroes Monument.
Village of Youngstown: Trustees hear residents' concerns on Cold Storage proposal
Sat, Dec 14th 2013 07:00 am
As discussions continue on the future of the Cold Storage property, the Youngstown Village Board of Trustees held a special meeting last Saturday, the second in days, to gauge the feelings of residents to the latest proposal.
Youngstown toy drive
Sat, Dec 14th 2013 07:00 am
Youngstown's Veterans of Foreign Wars Lake Ontario Post 313 held its annual Christmas Party. Among the activities was a toy drive spearheaded by Gary and Lynn Zanardi to benefit the children of local veterans who are served by Western New York Heroes.
Students aid food pantry for holidays
Sat, Dec 14th 2013 07:00 am
Students at Thomas Marks Elementary School in Wilson have been busy collecting nonperishable food items to donate to the Care and Share Food Pantry.
Community, students to experience OFN's bicentennial of British attack
Sat, Dec 14th 2013 07:00 am
Mark your calendars for Thursday, Dec. 19, and help commemorate the 200th anniversary of the British attack on Old Fort Niagara and the Village of Youngstown.
New fire pit debuts at Water Street Landing
Fri, Dec 13th 2013 08:15 pm
Water Street Landing is unquestionably one of Lewiston's most popular spots to dine in the warm months. But what do patrons do in the winter?

The restaurant recently debuted an outdoor seating area that is lit by a fire pit, which also provides warmth.


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