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Niagara County: Copelin hosts veterans outreach Thursday
Wed, Aug 28th 2013 01:25 pm
Niagara County residents that put on their nation's uniform and served will have a chance to learn about the benefits available to them at a special veterans outreach event organized by County Legislator ChereƩ Copelin, R-LaSalle, and set for Thursday night.
Local couple writes authentic 'best sellers'
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 03:00 pm
Richard and Claire Knowles, currently of Lewiston and formerly of Wheatfield, have made literary news.
Two local customers win DiMino Tops Lewiston shopping spree
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 02:45 pm
On Tuesday, Aug. 13, two lucky shoppers were given the opportunity to shop-'til-they-drop at DiMino Tops Lewiston.
Celebs support OUN
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 02:15 pm
The Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation held its 16th annual "Celebrity Bartending" fundraiser at the Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q., raising more than $17,000 for people with developmental disabilities.
Youngstown: Save Labor Day weekend for Field Days
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 07:00 am
The proud men and women of the Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co. are hosting their Field Days on Labor Day weekend, and you're invited.
Flu shot clinic in Youngstown
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston Senior Center and Youngstown Rite Aid will hold a flu shot clinic on Friday, Sept. 6, from noon to 4 p.m.
Kiwanis Club of Lewiston hosts Peach Queen get-together
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 06:20 pm
The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston hosted its annual get-together for the Peach Queen candidates at Pletcher Road Park. The event featured a meet-and-greet of the candidates with Kiwanis members and visitors, a picnic and games.
Angel to Apple: If the shoe fits ...
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 06:15 pm
Angel to Apple held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate a new shoe department inside the clothing and accessory women's boutique.
Lewiston residents host Brian Higgins
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 06:10 pm
Earlier this month, Jerome and Kim Williams of TAM Ceramics in Niagara Falls hosted U.S. Rep. Brian Higgins, D-NY, 26th District, and his wife, Mary Jane, at a private meet-and-greet at their Lewiston home. The event was attended by more than 100 business leaders from Niagara County.
Mount St. Mary's to hold 4th annual 'CardioCraze' on Sept. 14 in the Village of Lewiston
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 06:00 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital will conduct its fourth annual "CardioCraze" on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 8-11 a.m. at Academy Park in the Village of Lewiston.
Historical Association has the blues
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 05:50 pm
The Historical Association of Lewiston presented the Heenan Brothers and their "Canal Blues" music at the Hennepin Park Gazebo.
Lewiston-Porter High School recognizes Darryl and Ann Johnston
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 05:50 pm
The Lewiston-Porter Athletic Department has announced it is honoring Ann and Daryl Johnston with its Niagara Frontier League Cornerstone Award. The two have been recognized for their tireless commitment to the entire Lewiston-Porter athletic program.
Mark Daul: Summer bass fishing using 'tube-jigs' for bait
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 12:20 pm
Bass. You can catch them from shore; you can catch them by boat; catch them on live bait; catch them on artificial bait; you can troll for them or still-fish for them and it makes no difference. This summer in Western New York, we have enjoyed some of the best smallmouth bass fishing available anywhere.
Alan Hastings takes over Frontier House in Lewiston
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 09:40 am
Alan Hastings has made a name for himself on the Lewiston waterfront, working with his father, Richard, to transform a coal silo into one of the village's most popular restaurants.

Now, he hopes to do the same with the long-dormant Frontier House.

All that Jazz
Sat, Aug 24th 2013 11:45 pm
Huge crowds descended on Lewiston Friday and Saturday for the Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival. Great music was ongoing from one end of Center Street to the other, the food and merchandise vendors were all busy, the jewelry tent was bright and cheerful with new lighting, and the street was filled with folks of all ages having a good time.
LCTV hosts next orientation session
Sat, Aug 24th 2013 07:00 am
Lockport Community Television will hold its fall orientation session at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, at 293 Niagara St., Lockport. This will be the last opportunity to attend a full workshop series this year.
Ceretto, Maziarz meet with NYPA President and CEO Gil Quiniones
Fri, Aug 23rd 2013 11:40 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, and State Sen. George Maziarz, R-C-I-Newfane, met this week with Gil Quiniones, president and CEO of the New York Power Authority.
DEC approves CWM site-wide/RMU-1 permit renewal
Thu, Aug 22nd 2013 10:55 am
CWM Chemical Services in Porter announced Wednesday that the state Department of Environmental Conservation has approved its application for renewal of its 6 NYCRR Part 373 overall site wide/RMU-1 permit for its Balmer Road hazardous waste landfill facility.

"The NYSDEC has reviewed all public and CWM comments, including those made during the legislative public hearing and have not identified any substantive and significant issues specifically related to the CWM Permit renewal application," wrote David S. Denk, DEC regional permit administrator, in a letter to Jill A. Banaszak, CWM technical manager.

"The NYSDEC has reviewed all public and CWM comments, including those made during the legislative public hearing and have not identified any substantive and significant issues specifically related to the CWM Permit renewal application," wrote David S. Denk, DEC regional permit administrator, in a letter to Jill A. Banaszak, CWM technical manager.

Keep your pets inside: USDA begins 2013 oral rabies vaccine efforts in eastern United States
Wed, Aug 21st 2013 01:20 pm
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has begun its oral rabies vaccine initiative in the eastern U.S. to control rabies in wildlife.
Motown memories: Gladys Knight wows Artpark crowd
Wed, Aug 21st 2013 11:45 am
Gladys Knight brought charm, humor, wit, sass and a whole lot of talent to Artpark Aug. 20 as part of the "Tuesday in the Park" concert series.
Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q. hosts 'Celebrity Bartending Night' to benefit individuals with developmental disabilities
Tue, Aug 20th 2013 11:50 am
The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q. is hosting the 16th annual "Celebrity Bartending Night" to benefit the Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation. The event runs from 5 until 9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22.
Fundraiser for Ava is Sunday
Tue, Aug 20th 2013 12:25 am
When 4-year-old Ava Pannozzo of Lewiston began running a fever just after Easter, Ida Maria (Colangelo) Pannozzo assumed her daughter had contracted a typical childhood virus. As the fevers continued, however, the family's pediatrician sent them to Women and Children's Hospital for further testing.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue needs Lewiston Jazz Festival volunteers
Mon, Aug 19th 2013 02:30 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue seeks to continue its momentum from the recent Lewiston Art Festival with a presence during the Lewiston Jazz Festival on Friday, Aug. 23 (from 5 to 8 p.m.), and again on Saturday, Aug. 24 (from noon to 8 p.m.)
Olcott Beach cleared
Mon, Aug 19th 2013 10:10 am
The Niagara County Department of Health has rescinded a beach advisory at Olcott Beach. Water quality is once again suitable for recreational swimming.
Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival raises bar in 12th year
Mon, Aug 19th 2013 07:00 am
The Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival, renown for consistently bringing visitors class entertainment with each performance, is raising the bar this year for its 12th annual event.
Lewiston receives first look at proposed Ellicott Development plaza
Sat, Aug 17th 2013 11:00 am
Members of the public have received their first look at the proposed Ellicott Development project eyed for Center Street. At Monday's Village of Lewiston Planning Board meeting, David M. Hall, planning and development coordinator for the Buffalo-based property management firm, informed attendees - including four members of the Village Board of Trustees - of his company's intention to build the village's first north-side plaza.

The development would begin on Center Street and lead down to Onondaga Street. Potential tenants include a fast food restaurant, a bank and a drugstore.

Burmaster delivers Greenway funding for Porter on the Lake
Sat, Aug 17th 2013 07:00 am
Park improvements and SPCA issues occupied significant portions of an otherwise low-key Porter Town Board session this past Monday.
Community a major focus of Peach Festival Parade
Sat, Aug 17th 2013 07:00 am
Organizing continues for the annual Lewiston Kiwanis Peach Festival Parade, set to take place on Saturday, Sept. 7, along Center Street in the Village of Lewiston starting at 11 a.m.
Niagara Jet Adventures announces winner of its 'Name our Fleet Member' contest
Sat, Aug 17th 2013 07:00 am
Niagara Jet Adventures of Youngstown, a new jetboat operation expected to debut this fall in the lower river region, announced the winner of its "Name our Fleet Member" contest.
Boland announces candidacy for Porter town justice
Sat, Aug 17th 2013 07:00 am
Daniel P. Boland has announced his candidacy for the position of town justice in the Town of Porter.
Artpark's Family Movie Night an evening under the stars
Sat, Aug 17th 2013 07:00 am
Families enjoyed a summer sunset and movie at Artpark's fifth annual free Family Movie Night, presented by the Lewiston Kiwanis Club. Special guests included the Peach Queen, Peach Fuzz and Peach Blossom, and this year's Peach Queen contestants.
Old Fort Niagara relives its past
Sat, Aug 17th 2013 07:00 am
Old Fort Niagara was once a strategic encampment that controlled access to the Great Lakes and was the setting for some of some of America's notable revolutionary era battles.
Welcome to Lewiston, Susha Shoes
Sat, Aug 17th 2013 06:55 am
Susha Shoes, a new shoe boutique in the Village of Lewiston, celebrated its grand opening and ribbon-cutting with the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce, local elected officials, business owners and friends and family on Friday, Aug. 9.
Youngstown Community Picnic is Aug. 24
Sat, Aug 17th 2013 06:55 am
The Village of Youngstown announces its annual Community Picnic will take place on Saturday, Aug. 24, from noon to 4 p.m. at Falkner Park.

Held each August since 2004 when the village first offered the event as part of its 150th year celebration, the picnic has become a family-oriented affair.

Thousands enjoy Lewiston Art Festival
Fri, Aug 16th 2013 05:05 pm
The weather was perfect and the art exceptional as record crowds descended on the Village of Lewiston last weekend for the holding of the 47th annual Lewiston Art Festival, presented by the Lewiston Council on the Arts.
Lewiston Art Festival: Lew-Port Team No. 1 impresses at Chalk Walk
Fri, Aug 16th 2013 05:00 pm
Lewiston-Porter High School Team No. 1 took second place in the annual KeyBank Chalk Walk Competition, held Saturday at the 47th annual Lewiston Art Festival in the village. Above, Team No. 1 members Elizabeth Gatto, Janine Cubello and Alexis Morford appear with their entry.
Peach Festival advance ride tickets available
Thu, Aug 15th 2013 07:00 am
The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston announces advance ride tickets for next month's Niagara County Peach Festival are now on sale.
Plans take shape for 56th Niagara County Peach Festival
Thu, Aug 15th 2013 07:00 am
Members of the Kiwanis Club of Lewiston, organizers of the 56th annual Niagara County Peach Festival, report final planning is underway for the annual fall favorite, set to take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 6 to 8, at Academy Park in the Village of Lewiston.
Common snapping turtle troubled at times
Thu, Aug 15th 2013 07:00 am
The common snapping turtle was adopted in 2006 as the official New York state symbol. The naming came from a vote of the state legislature.
Village of Youngstown moving on acquiring land
Thu, Aug 15th 2013 06:55 am
The Youngstown Village Board of Trustees took action at its Thursday night meeting in the Red Brick School Village Center in response to the community regarding the undeveloped corner parcel of land at Main and Lockport streets.