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Town of Lewiston Recreation announces summer programs
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 05:20 pm
This summer, Kiwanis Park in the Village of Lewiston and Sanborn Park in Sanborn will both offer a number of activities to area children through the Town of Lewiston Recreation Department.
Independence Day with a bang
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 05:15 pm
Celebrate Independence Day in style, with the following activities in the area:
Lewiston Public Library July programs, events and activities
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 05:10 pm
The Lewiston Public Library, 305 S. Eighth St., announces the following for July.
Donations sought for Friends of the Lewiston Library book sale
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 05:00 pm
The Friends of the Lewiston Public Library group is now seeking donations of used books, DVDs and videotapes for its annual book sale. Proceeds from the event will go to the Lewiston Public Library.
NCIDA approves River Region applications for assistance
Wed, Jun 26th 2013 11:55 am
The Niagara County Industrial Development Agency board of directors has approved applications for assistance received at its May meeting from AMDOR Inc. LLC for the proposed construction of a new manufacturing facility in Sanborn and from Bridgewater Estates LLC for a new senior housing complex in Lewiston. In addition, the board approved a revised application for assistance from KI PO Automotive for a $1.54 million expansion project to its operations in Ransomville.
Buffalo Philharmonic to perform first concert at Old Fort Niagara in a decade
Tue, Jun 25th 2013 08:45 am
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates the region's rich heritage and the tradition of classical music with a concert at Old Fort Niagara in Youngstown at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 29.

BPO Associate Conductor Matthew Kraemer will lead a concert packed with symphonic favorites by Copland, Rossini and Beethoven, culminating in Tchaikovsky's bombastic "1812 Overture."

Noted author to present program on death, dying
Mon, Jun 24th 2013 07:00 am
A program titled "An Evening of Inspiration ... What happens to us when we die ... ?," featuring author Michael H. Brown, will be offered on Wednesday, July 31, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the St. Vincent de Paul Parish Center, 2748 Military Road, Niagara Falls.
Lewiston-Porter voters approve budget
Sat, Jun 22nd 2013 07:00 am
Voters in the Lewiston-Porter Central School District responded positively to the $39,647,771 budget presented at the second vote on Tuesday night.
29th annual Niagara Pioneer International Soccer Tournament kicks off next weekend
Sat, Jun 22nd 2013 07:00 am
On Saturday, June 29, and Sunday, June 30, the Niagara Pioneer Soccer League will host the Northern Customs Services' 29th annual Niagara Pioneer International Soccer Tournament.
Village Board declines to accept Gardens at Oxbow road
Sat, Jun 22nd 2013 07:00 am
By a unanimous vote Monday, the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees voted against accepting Primrose Lane, one of two roads in the Gardens at Oxbow subdivision, as a village street.
The Silo Restaurant - history never tasted so good!
Sat, Jun 22nd 2013 07:00 am
The story of The Silo, 115 N. Water St., began in the 1930s, back when this area was referred to as the "Hojack Country."
'Slamming' Chicago ready to rock Artpark
Sat, Jun 22nd 2013 07:00 am
Music has become a game of numbers for legendary Illinois-bred band Chicago.
Mark Daul: Kingfishers and cliff swallows don't get along
Sat, Jun 22nd 2013 07:00 am
It's no secret that I live along the south shore of Lake Ontario, just 300 to 400 feet from the western edge of Four Mile Creek State Park.
ChrisFit Fest to offer free fitness classes at Academy Park
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 04:55 pm
ChrisFit Personal Training & Wellness Center, along with Sparkle! Marketing and Events, will host the first ChrisFit Fest at Academy Park in Lewiston. The festival will feature free fitness classes, as well as health and wellness speakers and healthy food vendors.
L-P JROTC donates to Old Fort Niagara
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 04:50 pm
The Lewiston-Porter High School Air Force Junior ROTC recently presented a $1,000 donation to Old Fort Niagara to support educational programming at the fort.
The Bee Hive Veranda Concert Series: Some catchy tunes
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 04:45 pm
Artunes 2013 - The Bee Hive Veranda Concert Series - will take place on select Thursdays this summer from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Bee Hive Art Studio 424 Center St., across from the Hennepin Park Gazebo.
River Region Chamber Golf Classic approaches
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 04:40 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will present the River Region Chamber Golf Classic on Monday, June 24, at Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course.
Law enforcement disability awareness training offered at NU
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 03:15 pm
The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, Office of Public Safety and the Niagara University First Responders Disability Awareness Training Office have announced a series of "Disability Awareness Training for Law Enforcement" train the trainer courses. This series of courses is designed specifically for police officers.
Niagara University establishes Office of International Relations
Tue, Jun 18th 2013 12:40 pm
The Niagara University Board of Trustees recently approved the creation of an Office of International Relations, which will provide a central point of contact for international students studying at NU and domestic students seeking global experiences.
Lewiston Knit-Wits make mark at Lewiston Opera Hall
Tue, Jun 18th 2013 12:40 pm
The Lewiston Knitwits (20 knitters and growing) gathered this fall, winter and spring to enjoy knitting and companionship twice a month at the Lewiston Opera Hall on Center Street. What began on a whim, based on a shared interest in knitting and crocheting, has happily culminated in an uplifting, shared beautification project.
YMCA and Independent Health hosting free exercise classes at Artpark
Tue, Jun 18th 2013 12:35 pm
Get moving this summer with Independent Health and YMCA of Buffalo Niagara's "Fitness in the Parks," a free program designed to encourage all Western New Yorkers to stay on track with their fitness goals.
Niagara Falls: Project Runway announces community outreach effort
Mon, Jun 17th 2013 04:35 pm
Project Runway, a new program to prevent and reduce substance abuse among girls and women 14 to 25 years of age, has scheduled three public sessions to increase awareness and seek public input.
ChrisFit Fest debuts in Lewiston
Mon, Jun 17th 2013 07:00 am
ChrisFit Health & Wellness will host its first "ChrisFit Fest" from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., on Sunday, June 23. The fitness festival will feature a 5K and kids run, and offer an opportunity to access a range of free information on fitness and nutrition. It will take place at Academy Park in the Village of Lewiston.
It Happened to Alexa Foundation hosts 11th annual fundraising dinner
Mon, Jun 17th 2013 07:00 am
On Friday, Aug. 2, at the Niagara Falls Country Club, The It Happened to Alexa Foundation will host its 11th annual fundraising dinner. Readers can support the valuable work of The Alexa Foundation by purchasing a ticket or table, donating an auction item or becoming a sponsor of the dinner.
New Dory Trading Post part of exciting developments in Youngstown
Sat, Jun 15th 2013 07:00 am
As planning continues for a new Civic Center in Lewiston, there's a whole host of "undercurrents" that have been taking place of late in Youngstown as that tiny village at the mouth of the lake forges ahead on its own future.
Get ready for Youngstown Street Dance
Sat, Jun 15th 2013 07:00 am
It's the end of the school year. What a better way to celebrate than with the Beginning of Summer Street Dance in Youngstown?
Truesdale seeks re-election
Sat, Jun 15th 2013 07:00 am
Town of Porter Justice David Truesdale has announced his intention to seek re-election for a ninth term. Truesdale, a lifelong resident of the Town of Porter, is completing his 32nd year as justice.
Youngstown Lions active in community
Sat, Jun 15th 2013 07:00 am
The Youngstown Lions Club will hold its annual white cane sale outside Melloni's Marketplace and Rite Aid Pharmacy in Youngstown on Saturday, June 15, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, June 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Those who donate will receive a small white cane with a red band (and a big thank you).
Learn more about War of 1812
Sat, Jun 15th 2013 07:00 am
The Town of Porter Historical Society will feature Niagara Ontario Parks Commission Superintendent of Heritage Jim Hill in a Q-and-A forum on the topic, "Why Was the Niagara Region So Important to the War of 1812 and Why Should People Care?"
Wilson Lions celebrate
Sat, Jun 15th 2013 07:00 am
The Wilson Lions Club will hold its 10th annual awards dinner on Monday, June 17, at the Wilson Boathouse Restaurant, 57 Harbor St. Tickets for the event are $30, and include a steak dinner and a drink.
Music in Newfane
Sat, Jun 15th 2013 07:00 am
Wednesday Concerts at the Gazebo, Main Street, Newfane, will take place from 7 to 9 p.m.
Mark Daul: This Father's Day, take a dad fishing
Sat, Jun 15th 2013 07:00 am
The picture you see here is of my third oldest son Joe, showing off one of his 3-pound walleye caught at Chautauqua Lake last week.
REO Speedwagon excited about Artpark
Sat, Jun 15th 2013 07:00 am
Benjamin Franklin once said, "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes."

Come Tuesday, we can reasonably add something else to that list of certainties: The only thing pouring down from above at Artpark will be hit songs.

Fairy House Festival
Sat, Jun 15th 2013 06:25 am
VIDEO: Artpark & Company hosted the third annual Fairy House Festival on June 9.
Tour of Kitchens winners announced
Sat, Jun 15th 2013 03:25 am
The White Linen Tea House of Wheatfield was the winner of the People's Choice Awards for Best Culinary Samples at the Lewiston Region Tour of Kitchens held June 8 and 9. The home of Bob and Marian Granfield of Youngstown (The French Country Cottage) was the winner of the People's Choice - Best in Show for D├ęcor and Tablescapes.
Strawberry Fest is back
Fri, Jun 14th 2013 05:15 pm
St. John's Episcopal Church, overlooking the Niagara River on Main Street in Youngstown, will hold its annual Strawberry Fest on Saturday and Sunday, June 15 and 16, from noon to 4 p.m. Homemade strawberry shortcake along with grilled foods and salads will be served and a theme basket auction will be held.
Support Terry Hurtgam
Fri, Jun 14th 2013 05:10 pm
A benefit for Terry Hurtgam will be held on Saturday, June 15, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the 3F Club, 904 Swann Road in Lewiston.
Lew-Port: Roser details revised budget, impact on district
Fri, Jun 14th 2013 05:00 pm
The Lewiston-Porter School District has reduced its budget each year since 2009, but New York state has also reduced its aid in each of those years, leaving the gap up to the district to be filled.
Mooring Post unveiled in Wilson
Fri, Jun 14th 2013 04:50 pm
Over the past two years, the Crossborder Crew of volunteers and corporate sponsors, Sevenson Environmental and Atwal Eye Care have raised funds for many local youth and recreation programs in Wilson. A portion of these proceeds were also used to create a maritime heritage trail.
Lewiston participates in National Garden Festival
Fri, Jun 14th 2013 04:45 pm
Three Lewiston gardens have been selected for inclusion in the annual National Garden Festival sponsored, in part, by Visit Buffalo Niagara. In the past, gardens have been located in the Buffalo area, but with the formation of the Niagara Trail of gardens, nine Niagara County gardens will be showcased.