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Heartfelt thanks to an 'amazing community'
Fri, Nov 15th 2013 11:25 pm
The guests of honor, Matthew Donovan and Michelle Hess, along with the benefit committee, would like to extend their most sincere gratitude to everyone who contributed to their fundraiser.
Artpark: Date change for 'Aladdin'
Thu, Nov 14th 2013 05:40 pm
Artpark & Company has changed the date for next summer's "Aladdin & Other Enchanting Tales" to accommodate local school groups.
Town of Lewiston: Reiter steps down; budget work continues
Thu, Nov 14th 2013 03:45 pm
News from the Town of Lewiston finds Steve Reiter has opted to step down as supervisor and from overseeing the town water department. Gary Catlin has assumed both duties.
Lewiston Choraleers to present popular Christmas concert program at six area churches
Wed, Nov 13th 2013 01:45 pm
The Lewiston Choraleers will present their annual Christmas program, "We Need a Little Christmas," on Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 7 and 8, at six area churches. The schedule of performances is as follows:
Operation Christmas Child arrives in Lewiston
Wed, Nov 13th 2013 01:35 pm
First Presbyterian Church in Lewiston has announced that, for the first time, it is a drop-off location for Operation Christmas Child. Items can be dropped off from Nov. 18-24 at 505 Cayuga St.
'Mary Poppins' flying into Artpark next summer
Wed, Nov 13th 2013 12:50 pm
Everyone's favorite nanny is flying into town next summer. Artpark has announced its production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's "Mary Poppins" is slated for July 31- Aug. 8, 2014. Eight performances will take place in the Mainstage Theater.
Review: Lewiston Ghost Walks end with a bang
Mon, Nov 11th 2013 03:00 pm
Saturday, Oct. 26, was the last run of the Marble Orchard Ghost Walk until next fall. The Lewiston Ghost Walk, also known as The Marble Orchard Ghost Walk, is put on every year by The Lewiston Council on the Arts. The walk ran every Saturday night in September and October this fall thanks to a volunteer cast, whose members, of course, dress in character as townspeople from the 1800s.
'Customer Appreciation Day' at The Village Bake Shoppe
Sat, Nov 9th 2013 12:45 pm
To celebrate their eatery's second anniversary, The Village Bake Shoppe owners Mike and Lindsay Fiore invite patrons to stop by today for free cookies and hot chocolate. "Customer Appreciation Day" is their way of thanking the community for its support.
New owners at The Natural Link
Sat, Nov 9th 2013 07:05 am
Walt is turning over the meat slicer to the Martin family.
What's with all the construction in Lewiston?
Sat, Nov 9th 2013 07:00 am
PHOTOS: Construction work in the Village of Lewiston has people wondering what's happening. Here's an explanation:
International Business Academy sets Lew-Port students apart
Sat, Nov 9th 2013 07:00 am
Students graduating from Lewiston-Porter will be prepared to face the challenges of a global economy. This comes from an educational experience they are receiving through the school's Academy of International Business and Finance.
Lewiston presents 'trimmed' 2014 budget
Sat, Nov 9th 2013 07:00 am
A realistic budget with a cautious eye on the future summarizes the approach the Town of Lewiston has taken with regard to its 2014 spending plan.
Updated: Brochey elected supervisor in Town of Lewiston
Sat, Nov 9th 2013 06:55 am
Come January, Dennis Brochey will be supervisor in the Town of Lewiston.

Brochey, a Democrat and Village of Lewiston trustee, defeated Ernie Palmer, a Republican and Town of Lewiston councilman, by 418 votes in Tuesday's election.

River Region: 'Autumn Beautiful' contest winner named
Fri, Nov 8th 2013 07:35 pm
The Dory Trading Post has announced the top winner of its first-ever "Autumn Beautiful" contest in a presentation held at the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce in Lewiston.
Big R honors 2013 champions, specialty award winners
Fri, Nov 8th 2013 07:30 pm
More than 240 guests gathered last Friday, Nov. 1, to celebrate the accomplishments of many. More than 60 Ransomville Speedway members received point fund monies and sponsor bonus awards totaling more than $25,000.
Village of Lewiston reminder to residents
Fri, Nov 8th 2013 07:10 pm
As fall kicks into gear, the Village of Lewiston reminds residents of two seasonal changes.
Intimate night of jazz at Water Street Landing
Fri, Nov 8th 2013 07:10 pm
Water Street Landing is inviting you over for dinner, drinks and live music. "Jazz at the Landing" takes place tomorrow at 7 p.m.
Our Lady of Fatima Shrine Knights of Columbus Council No. 14622 hosts sixth annual spaghetti dinner
Fri, Nov 8th 2013 06:00 pm
On Saturday, Nov. 23, Our Lady of Fatima Shrine Knights of Columbus Council No. 14622 will host its sixth annual spaghetti dinner. The event will run from 3-7 p.m. in the Shrine cafeteria, 1023 Swann Road, Lewiston.
NU alumna credits undergraduate training for life-saving actions
Wed, Nov 6th 2013 12:45 pm
On May 5, Samantha Elliott, while working the overnight shift as a night auditor at the Renaissance Del Monte Lodge Hotel & Spa in Pittsford, responded to the room of a guest who had suffered an apparent heart attack. Upon her arrival, she took immediate and lifesaving actions by performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation, until she was relieved by responding personnel.
Charlie the Chimp passes; beloved primate leaves a legacy
Tue, Nov 5th 2013 11:30 pm
It was a beautiful fall morning when the lives of Carmen Presti and his wife, Christie, would change forever. The caregivers and "parents" of Charlie the Chimp were by his side day and night during the last days of his life before his passing on Nov. 4 at the home of The Primate Sanctuary in Niagara Falls.
Dennis Brochey elected supervisor in Town of Lewiston
Tue, Nov 5th 2013 10:15 pm
Come January, Dennis Brochey will be supervisor in the Town of Lewiston. He unofficially defeated Ernie Palmer by 418 votes in Tuesday's election.
HAL hosts a movie night with 'Niagara' and special guest George Bailey
Tue, Nov 5th 2013 06:00 pm
The Historical Association of Lewiston hosts a special screening of "Niagara" at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Red Brick Municipal Building, 145 N. Fourth St.
Tuscarora Heroes Monument installed in Lewiston
Mon, Nov 4th 2013 02:40 pm
On Monday, under the watchful eye of site contractor Rocco DelGrosso and members of the Historical Association of Lewiston, the Tuscarora Heroes monument was installed on Center Street. Statues of three Native Americans, representing the Tuscarora nation, were planted in a park that pays tribute to "Tuscarora Heroes" - the brave men and women who rushed Lewiston residents out of the village during the 1813 British invasion.
Students at Fort Niagara learn about history
Mon, Nov 4th 2013 10:15 am
More than 700 area students came to Old Fort Niagara Nov. 1 to participate in French Heritage Day. The students learned about life at the fort during the French period from re-enactors portraying the people from all nations who would have been in the area at this time.
Lagoon opposition in Lewiston
Sat, Nov 2nd 2013 11:00 am
Rumors of a potential lagoon project eyed for Lewiston spilled over at the Lewiston Town Board meeting, where a number of local residents vented their opposition on the mere idea of it ever becoming reality.
Lew-Port students know safety comes first
Sat, Nov 2nd 2013 07:05 am
Nine hundred kids get on and off the buses at the Lewiston-Porter Primary and Intermediate schools each day. Imagine kids jumping off buses, running and weaving toward the buildings with smaller ones caught in the frenzy.
Special Fort Niagara tour will explore era of LaSalle
Sat, Nov 2nd 2013 07:00 am
On Friday evening, Nov. 15, Old Fort Niagara will present a special evening lantern tour focused on the 17th century history of the site. The tour will recount the explorations of LaSalle and the construction of forts Conti and Denonville during the final quarter of the 17th century. Tour participants will also get an up-close look at daily life for those who accompanied LaSalle on his bold explorations of the Great Lakes.
Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise and Clambake nets record
Sat, Nov 2nd 2013 07:00 am
The Jack Beatty Cruise and Clambake has become one of the most popular summer events in Niagara County. This year, in the 14th anniversary of the event, a record $38,000 was raised to benefit Niagara Hospice.
St. Peter's announces reverse draw cash raffle
Sat, Nov 2nd 2013 07:00 am
St. Peter's R.C. School in Lewiston will hold a reverse draw cash raffle Sunday, Nov. 10, at Lewiston No. 1 Volunteer Fire Co. firehall, 145 N. Sixth St. Tickets for the cash raffle are $25. Cash prizes are $5,000, $1,000, $500 and $100 (multiple).
Town improvements at Sanborn, Colonial Village parks
Sat, Nov 2nd 2013 06:55 am
The Town of Lewiston completed needed improvements at Sanborn Park and Colonial Village Park this past week.
Obit: Ruth Woodruff Kennedy
Sat, Nov 2nd 2013 06:55 am
Ruth Woodruff Kennedy of Ransomville, in her 100th year, died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at her residence under the loving care of her daughter, Ann, and Niagara Hospice.
Village of Lewiston: Country Doctor opens at new location
Sat, Nov 2nd 2013 12:00 am
The Country Doctor Antiques & Gifts officially opened Friday at its new location, 549 Center St. (formerly Artzee), in the Village of Lewiston.
LPD-LP teachers flag football game to help needy
Fri, Nov 1st 2013 08:55 pm
The Lewiston Police Department announces it will play Lewiston-Porter School District teachers in a flag football game Friday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m., under the lights at the Lew-Port football field behind the high school.
Lewiston Police debuts pharmaceutical drop-off box
Fri, Nov 1st 2013 08:45 pm
The Lewiston Police Department recently received a pharmaceutical drop-off box from the Niagara County Refuse Department. LPD Chief Chris Salada reports area residents can now visit the Lewiston Police Department at 4059 Creek Road between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and leave their unwanted medications.
Annual home tour features 'Christmas Cottages in the Country'
Fri, Nov 1st 2013 07:00 am
The kickoff of the Christmas season starts in Lewiston on Dec. 7 and 8 with this year's Lewiston Home Tour, a fundraiser for the Historical Association of Lewiston.
NCCC to host job and internship fair
Thu, Oct 31st 2013 06:10 pm
Niagara County Community College will host a Fall 2013 Job & Internship Fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in the main cafeteria of G-Building on the main campus, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn. The job fair is free and open to the public.
The wondrous world of 'Aladdin' comes to the Artpark stage next spring
Thu, Oct 31st 2013 04:20 pm
Artpark has announced "Aladdin & Other Enchanting Tales" as its annual springtime children's theater offering. Philadelphia's Enchantment Theatre Company will present two Mainstage Theater performances (10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.) May 6, 2014.
Lewiston Community Lions sponsor fifth annual peace poster contest
Thu, Oct 31st 2013 03:45 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions Club's fifth annual peace poster contest was recently held at the Stella Niagara Education Park. The event, chaired by Lion Marlene Craft and Lion's President Ron Craft, boated 58 entries from Stella Niagara, St. Peter's Roman Catholic and St. Peter's Lutheran schools. This year's theme for the contest was "Our World, Our Future."
Troops give back to Brochey
Thu, Oct 31st 2013 03:20 pm
After meeting with military staff at the Connecticut Street Armory in Buffalo to secure that location for the annual Red Brick Bench Press Championships, Dennis Brochey of Lewiston was honored with a color print of the armory as a token of gratitude by members of Co. C (Sig) 27th BSTB Army National Guard.
Country Doctor on the move
Thu, Oct 31st 2013 12:50 pm
The Country Doctor Antiques & Gifts has moved into a new location and will hold a grand opening Friday. Store partners have taken over 549 Center St. (formerly Artzee), and invite the community to stop by from 4 to 7 p.m. for refreshments.