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Village of Lewiston contributes $5,000 to Academy Park ice rink
Sat, Nov 24th 2012 07:00 am
Village of Lewiston trustees presented Town of Lewiston Recreation Department Director Mike Dashineau with a check for $5,000. The money represents the village's contribution to the town-leased rink.
Lewiston Board OKs 2013 budget, reviews rink improvements
Sat, Nov 24th 2012 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston Board was proactive as it moved on various financial fronts Monday. It approved a restructured $16.640 million town budget for 2013; reviewed a number of improvements for the soon-to-open ice rink at Academy Park and heard more on the benefits of Lewiston's new surplus electrical power sales package.
Youngstown Lions Peace Poster winner named
Sat, Nov 24th 2012 07:00 am
Last month, the Youngstown Lions Club presented its 2012-13 "Imagine Peace" poster contest winner, Brooke Williams, with a $50 check for taking top honors in this year's contest.
L-P Partners to meet
Sat, Nov 24th 2012 07:00 am
Lewiston-Porter Partners in Education reports its next meeting will be Monday, Nov. 26, at 7 p.m. in the Lewiston-Porter High School library.
Village of Lewiston Wintergarden debuts Dec. 1
Sat, Nov 24th 2012 07:00 am
PHOTOS: While the Niagara Falls Wintergarden is now gone, its holiday magic lives on in Lewiston.
Lewiston Choraleers to present popular Christmas concert program at six area churches
Fri, Nov 23rd 2012 07:00 am
The Lewiston Choraleers will present "A Christmas Potpourri 2012" on Dec. 1, 2, 8 and 9 at six area churches.
All aboard! The 'Polar Express' train ride awaits 'true believers' in Medina
Fri, Nov 23rd 2012 07:00 am
Do you want to help your children discover the magic of the North Pole this holiday season? If so, the Medina Railroad Museum has the perfect idea for your family: A "Polar Express" train ride is just the ticket. You'll feel like you're in your own "Polar Express" book and movie adventure.
All faiths welcome at Fatima display
Fri, Nov 23rd 2012 07:00 am
PHOTOS: Anyone who ends up sick of turkey and Black Friday sales this week can find a little oasis of peace and beauty, complete with a camel, at Lewiston's Our Lady of Fatima Shrine.
'Flames Through Lewiston': Be a part of living history
Wed, Nov 21st 2012 09:25 pm
The Historical Association of Lewiston is looking for volunteers to be scared, fearful 1812 Lewiston villagers in its last nighttime "Flames Through Lewiston" event on Saturday, Dec. 15. The event starts at 6:30 p.m., but volunteers are asked to gather at the Red Brick Municipal Building, 145 N. Fourth St., at 5 p.m. for further instructions.
Artpark reveals 'The Sound of Music' as 40th anniversary Broadway production
Wed, Nov 21st 2012 02:40 pm
The hills at Artpark will be alive with "The Sound of Music" in July 2013 as part of the summer-long celebration of Artpark's 40th anniversary.
New Welcome Center in Wilson
Wed, Nov 21st 2012 07:00 am
The Welcome Center at the entrance to Krueger Park in Wilson was dedicated on Monday, Nov. 20. Wilson Deputy Mayor Bernie Leiker and State Sen. George Maziarz addressed the crowd before the ribbon cutting.
Sanborn Fire Co. Christmas concert
Tue, Nov 20th 2012 07:00 am
The Sanborn Fire Company Band will perform its annual Christmas concert on Sunday, Nov. 25, at 7 p.m.
'Movies and Popcorn' in Lockport
Tue, Nov 20th 2012 07:00 am
The Erie Canal Discovery Center has announced a new series of weekly documentary movies, "Movies & Popcorn," to be shown every Saturday this winter at 11 a.m., beginning Saturday, Dec. 15.
Center for Women at Mount St. Mary's hosts open house on Nov. 28
Mon, Nov 19th 2012 07:00 am
The Center for Women at Mount St. Mary's Hospital has recently completed two phases of a three-phase, $2 million renovation on the second floor of the hospital to further enhance the women's and maternity services it provides to the community.
We have a winner
Sat, Nov 17th 2012 06:45 pm
Congratulations to the Harley Davidson pumpkin, which took first place in Niagara Frontier Publications' recent carving/decorating contest. The big pumpkin eating the small pumpkin finished in second place, while the green witch pumpkin ended up in third.
'Black Friday' comes to Lewiston
Sat, Nov 17th 2012 12:00 pm
Year after year, scores of Lewistonians awake in the middle of the night on the day after Thanksgiving to head out to chain stores and kick-start their holiday shopping. It's a popular tradition ... that Lewiston retailers hope to end next week.
Website places Lewiston in top 10 'Best Small Towns in America'
Sat, Nov 17th 2012 07:00 am
Business Insider, an award-winning, New York City-based website, has named Lewiston to its "10 Best Small Towns in America" list. The online publication cited Lewiston's placement in the Rand McNally/USA Today "Best of the Road" competition, its historic significance, and proximity to Niagara Falls in ranking the municipality No. 5.

In the past two years, Lewiston's restaurants were twice featured on the Travel Channel, its Historical Association events (including the "Battle of Queenston Heights Commemoration and Re-enactment") garnered national press, and its largest venue, Artpark, picked up a sixth award from Buffalo Spree magazine for its presentation and outdoor facilities.

CAC exec committee plans talks with federal elected officials
Sat, Nov 17th 2012 07:00 am
With the 2012 elections now history, members of the Lake Ontario Ordinance Works Community Action Council met this week to begin the strategy process toward approaching area members of Congress.
The squirrel represents different things to different people
Sat, Nov 17th 2012 07:00 am
Whenever I hear the word "rodent," right away I think of mice and rats, but in the rodent "family" there are many different sizes and types of relatives.
St. Peter's, Stella Niagara, Sacred Heart students to pay tribute to community
Sat, Nov 17th 2012 07:00 am
The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., president of Niagara University, will be among those recognized at a prayer service hosted by Lewiston's three Catholic schools - St. Peter R.C. School, Stella Niagara Education Park, and Sacred Heart Villa School - on Monday, Nov. 19, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Peter R.C. Church in Lewiston.
'Tis the season
Fri, Nov 16th 2012 11:45 pm
Village of Lewiston Department of Public Works employees were out in force this week adorning Center Street with holiday lights.
Youngstown: St. John's Episcopal Church assists library
Fri, Nov 16th 2012 11:35 pm
St. John's Episcopal Church in Youngstown recently presented the Youngstown Free Library with a check in the amount of $475, an outreach donation from the proceeds of the church's annual Strawberry Fest in June and its August rummage sale.
Ceretto thanks community for 'massive outpouring of support' for victims of 'Superstorm' Sandy
Fri, Nov 16th 2012 07:00 am
Assemblyman John D. Ceretto thanked members of the community Thursday who donated supplies to victims of "Superstorm" Sandy. Ceretto's office received a massive amount of supplies, which will be shipped downstate to communities devastated by the October storm.
Elmwood Drive at Lighthouse Café
Wed, Nov 14th 2012 11:00 am
Indie-Christian folk-rock band Elmwood Drive headlines the next Lighthouse Café, on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 7 until 9:30 p.m. at Lockport Alliance Church, 555 Davison Road.
Basket raffle benefits Home Away From Home Feline Shelter
Wed, Nov 14th 2012 10:55 am
Wilson's Home Away From Home Feline Shelter hosts its annual basket raffle fundraiser from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17. The event will take place at St. John's Episcopal Church, 431 Lake St., and includes a bake sale and crafters.
'Michelle's Memorial 5K' is Nov. 17
Wed, Nov 14th 2012 10:50 am
A new tradition will begin this month in Middleport.
NU celebrates Veterans Day with unveiling of 1812 Bicentennial Peace Garden plaque
Tue, Nov 13th 2012 03:45 pm
The Niagara University community celebrated Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 12, with a program honoring those who have sacrificed to preserve the freedoms Americans hold dear.
22-year-old multimillionaire entrepreneur coming to Niagara University Nov. 13
Tue, Nov 13th 2012 07:00 am
Daniel Gómez Iñiguez, a 22-year-old multimillionaire, is coming to Niagara University on Tuesday, Nov. 13, to share his experiences and provide tips on how to become successful in creating a company with a global impact.
'Upstairs/Downstairs' at Old Fort Niagara
Tue, Nov 13th 2012 07:00 am
The Youngstown Garden Club is creating a new look at Old Fort Niagara this season - in fact, two looks.
Rivershore elects board officers
Tue, Nov 13th 2012 07:00 am
The annual Rivershore Foundation Inc. board of directors meeting was recently held and included the elections of the following board members as officers: Jerald Wolfgang - president; Christine Sirianni - vice president; Robert Fagiani - treasurer; and Harry Buckholtz - secretary.
Niagara County 'Thank a Vet' discount program
Mon, Nov 12th 2012 07:05 am
Are you a Niagara County resident who has received an honorable discharge from any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces and have official discharge papers? Eligible residents are able to receive a discount card to use at participating Niagara County merchants as their measure of saying "thanks" to Niagara County service men and women.
Waste Management gives $7,000 to Niagara County RACES
Mon, Nov 12th 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara County Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service, or RACES, was the recipient of a $7,000 gift courtesy of the local Waste Management golf tournament.
Niagara University to celebrate Veterans Day with unveiling of 1812 Bicentennial Peace Garden plaque
Mon, Nov 12th 2012 07:00 am
World War I concluded when an armistice went into effect on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918. One year later, President Woodrow Wilson commemorated the event by declaring Nov. 11 Armistice Day, the forerunner to Veterans Day.
More locations to pick up the Sentinel
Sat, Nov 10th 2012 04:15 pm
In addition to home delivery and drop-offs at government buildings and businesses in the towns of Lewiston and Porter, the Sentinel is now available at the following locations:
A fascinating animal found in Niagara County
Sat, Nov 10th 2012 03:45 pm
Did you ever hear of an animal that can pay for its own yearly maintenance, like veterinarians fees, room and board, and be a great pet at the same time?
New business openings in Newfane
Sat, Nov 10th 2012 03:35 pm
A formal grand opening was held for three small businesses in Newfane. Scotchies Icecream and Cafe, Three Sisters Bakery and Red House Music all took part in the ribbon-cutting.
Formal military honors at Academy Park ceremony
Sat, Nov 10th 2012 03:30 pm
This past October, during Lewiston's commemoration of the Battle of Queenston Heights, the New York State Honor Guard, assisted by American Legion Post 873 Newfane, and "Bugles Across America," provided formal military honors for eight local deceased veterans.
Ceretto applauds governor's decision to provide financial assistance to City of Niagara Falls
Sat, Nov 10th 2012 08:45 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto applauded Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday for approving a plan that will provide assistance to the City of Niagara Falls to help address budget issues related to an ongoing casino-revenue dispute between New York and the Seneca Nation. Ceretto said Niagara Falls received approximately $18 million a year in casino revenue as a host city before the dispute and is currently owed more than $60 million.
Governor Cuomo announces agreement to provide financial assistance to City of Niagara Falls
Sat, Nov 10th 2012 08:40 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Friday that the New York Power Authority board of trustees has approved a plan to provide assistance to the City of Niagara Falls, which will help the city address budget issues related to an ongoing casino revenue dispute between the state of New York and the Seneca Nation of Indians.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital salutes local veterans
Sat, Nov 10th 2012 08:40 am
Starting with the Pledge of Allegiance from the children of the Child Care Center, to remarks from guest speaker Ken Hamilton of the Niagara Falls Veterans Monument Committee, the Mount St. Mary's campus celebrated Veterans Day.

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