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Lewiston advertising for Palmer's replacement
Sat, Mar 1st 2014 07:00 am
Despite some rumors to the contrary heard over the past week around Lewiston, the Lewiston Town Board acted in a spirit of cooperation and uniformity Monday when they moved to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of member Ernest Palmer. It was announced the Lewiston Town Clerk's office would be taking letters of interest and applications from town residents for the position up to March 5.
Friends of the Lewiston Library scholarship
Sat, Mar 1st 2014 07:00 am
Applications are available for the second annual $1,000 Friends of the Lewiston Library scholarship. To be eligible, high school seniors must live in the Lewiston-Porter School district and attend Lewiston-Porter or a private school.
Brio Pizzeria & Restaurant rolls out 50-cent chicken wings, vegan dishes
Sat, Mar 1st 2014 07:00 am
It's cliché to say a restaurant has "something for everyone."

Unless that restaurant is Brio Pizzeria.

45th annual Olcott Lions Club Polar Bear Swim for Sight is Sunday
Fri, Feb 28th 2014 06:20 pm
Brrr! Talk about timing.

The Lake Ontario shores are chocked with far-stretching ice fields, temperatures are in the single digits, and guess what's here? The 45th annual Olcott Lions Club Polar Bear Swim for Sight.

Angel to Apple hosts biggest sale ever
Fri, Feb 28th 2014 06:00 pm
Angel to Apple Clothing & Shoe Boutique will host its biggest sale ever Saturday, March 1. From 11 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., shoppers can take 75 percent off select merchandise, including winter footwear, sweaters and purses. Additionally, all winter hats, gloves and scarves are priced at $4.99.
Castellani Art Museum spring art history series debuts with sculptor Susan Geissler
Fri, Feb 28th 2014 05:50 pm
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University's popular "Meet Me at the CAM" programs are back this spring with a diverse lineup of presentations. Sculptor Susan Geissler will open the season Wednesday, March 26.
New 'Tuscarora Heroes' edition released
Fri, Feb 28th 2014 07:00 am
The newly revised sixth edition of the book "Tuscarora Heroes" has been published by the Historical Association of Lewiston and is now available at the Lewiston Museum; DiCamillo Bakery and the Orange Cat Coffee Co. in Lewiston; and the Book Corner in Niagara Falls.
'Sensational Saturday' March 8 at Niagara Power Vista
Fri, Feb 28th 2014 07:00 am
It's fun for kids of all ages Saturday, March 8, at the Power Vista, the admission-free visitors center at the New York Power Authority's Niagara Power Plant in Lewiston.
Pittman recognized in annual football awards
Thu, Feb 27th 2014 05:40 pm
The Joel Holka Insurance Agency, 8575 Niagara Falls Blvd., has announced its awards local high school football winners.
State Parks Standing Committee to meet for project approval
Thu, Feb 27th 2014 03:30 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Niagara River Greenway Fund Standing Committee will hold a meeting at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, to vote on funding for projects being proposed to the Standing Committee by State Parks.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue to appear at Pet Supplies Plus
Thu, Feb 27th 2014 02:50 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs this Saturday, March 1, from 12:30-3:30 p.m. at the Pet Supplies Plus location at 2952 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. Dogs Angel, Blu, Kirby, Reba, Rudy, Simba and Snuggles will be on hand; photos and information on these and all their animals are available online at www.heartofniagara.org.
Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University presents 'Introduction to Ebru: Turkish Paper Marbling'
Mon, Feb 24th 2014 02:00 pm
Join the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, March 2, for "Introduction to Ebru: Turkish Paper Marbling," a hands-on workshop with Gülen Yilmaz.
Mark Daul: Hogs gone wild and the Chuck-wills-widow
Mon, Feb 24th 2014 11:35 am
Domestic pigs were brought in to the southeastern United States in the early 1500s by the Spanish explorers and settlers. In the following years, these pigs would escape from captivity, and turn into wild ones (hogs) on their own.
Lewiston-Porter High School high honor, honor, merit rolls
Mon, Feb 24th 2014 11:30 am
Lewiston-Porter High School announces the following students have been named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the second quarter marking period of the 2013-14 academic year.
Free health screenings at Heart Smart event
Sat, Feb 22nd 2014 11:45 am
Free health screenings will be the order of the day on Saturday, March 1, when Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center wraps up American Heart Month with "Heart Smart: A Free Wellness and Education Event."
'Doctor with a Heart Day' another big success
Sat, Feb 22nd 2014 11:45 am
Dr. Glenda R. Rose, D.C., Dr. Thomas G. Barba, D.C., C.C.S.P, and the staff of Rose Chiropractic in Lewiston held their 24th annual "Doctor with a Heart Day."
Village of Lewiston updates sign law
Sat, Feb 22nd 2014 11:45 am
Say goodbye to the sandwich board.

At least for now.

Trustees in the Village of Lewiston voted Tuesday to amend a portion of the municipal law dealing with sign regulations. The most notable changes include prohibition of A-frame or "sandwich board" signs, and stronger language banning flashing electronic and neon lights.

Lewiston No. 1 Fire Co. banquet hall worth a look
Sat, Feb 22nd 2014 11:30 am
With its North Sixth Street firehall renovations complete, Lewiston No. 1 Volunteer Fire Co. wants to get the word out that among the many improvements is a newly furbished banquet hall, complete with a choice of two top-notch caterers, that's available for use in the community.
NU Family Business Center hosts March breakfast forum
Sat, Feb 22nd 2014 11:30 am
The Niagara University Family Business Center will hold its next breakfast forum Tuesday, March 4, at Giancarlo's (Tony Walker Plaza), 5110 Main St., Williamsville. The event begins at 7:30 a.m.
Drink in Lewiston's history at second annual Cocktail Festival
Sat, Feb 22nd 2014 11:30 am
It has been said that, in the early 1800s, one of the favorite places in the Village of Lewiston was Hustler's Tavern. It was so popular that, in 1813, when Lewiston was burned by British forces in retaliation for the U.S. attack on Niagara-On-The-Lake, Hustler's Tavern was the only building spared.
Palmer calls it quits in Town of Lewiston
Sat, Feb 22nd 2014 11:25 am
Changes are a brewing at Lewiston Town Hall and we're not even out of February.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital receives chest pain center re-accreditation
Sat, Feb 22nd 2014 11:10 am
Mount St. Mary's Hospital has received full accreditation status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care as a "chest pain" center. Mount St. Mary's is the only hospital in Niagara County with this prestigious accreditation and one of only two in all of Western New York.
Välkommen till Lewiston
Sat, Feb 22nd 2014 11:00 am
The Village of Lewiston welcomed two unique visitors last weekend: Christel Jönsson and Lennart Persson of Höganas, Sweden.
Health and Wellness Fair at Starpoint
Fri, Feb 21st 2014 07:00 am
Starpoint High School's second annual Health and Wellness Fair will be held Friday, Feb. 28, in the fine arts lobby during lunches.
Free. Fish. Fry. Want one?
Thu, Feb 20th 2014 06:25 pm
Niagara Frontier Publications is hosting its third annual "Your Favorite Fish Fry" contest. From Feb. 25 through April 19, an entry ballot will be included in our "Fishy Deals" special section and online at www.wnypapers.com. Use it to vote for the restaurants that serve delicious fish dishes.
Niagara University students visit Albany to lobby for financial aid
Wed, Feb 19th 2014 12:50 pm
Advocating for student financial aid isn't easy. Just ask Matt Nadler and Kalene Faricellie.
Artpark announces Arctic Monkeys as a 'Coors Light Wednesday' concert
Wed, Feb 19th 2014 12:35 pm
Artpark & Company announced on its Facebook page Wednesday that English indie band Arctic Monkeys will perform June 18 as part of the "Coors Light Wednesdays" concert series in the Outdoor Amphitheater.
KHM Counseling of Niagara debuts new location
Tue, Feb 18th 2014 03:05 pm
KHM Counseling of Niagara, a Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce member, held a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony Thursday, Feb. 13, at its new office location at the Power City Building in Niagara Falls. Tours of the historic Power City Building were given during the open house celebration.
Assemblyman John Ceretto visits Lewiston Senior Center
Mon, Feb 17th 2014 12:40 pm
John Ceretto, 145th district state assemblyman, delivered Valentines made by Niagara County school children to the Lewiston Senior Center.
Lewiston Art Festival applications now available
Mon, Feb 17th 2014 11:45 am
Applications are now available for the 48th annual Lewiston Art Festival, which will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, and Sunday, Aug. 10, in the Village of Lewiston. More than 175 professional artists will display and sell their work and compete for $5,000 in prizes in the juried show.
'Into Light,' a concert by candlelight, debuts in Lewiston
Mon, Feb 17th 2014 09:35 am
Harmonia Chamber Singers, directed by Robert Pacillo, present "Into Light." This unique performance will be illuminated by candlelight and highlighted by special lighting effects.
Fasciano joins Hunt's Lewiston branch
Sat, Feb 15th 2014 07:00 am
Hunt Real Estate has announced James Fasciano, a licensed associate real estate broker, has joined its Lewiston branch.
LPD: Stafford visits St. Peter School in Lewiston
Sat, Feb 15th 2014 07:00 am
Lewiston Police Department officer Scott Stafford and his K-9, Radar, recently visited Miss Lemke's pre-kindergarten class at St. Peter R.C. School. The students learned about making healthy choices, and were excited to see Radar so well-trained.
Child Care Center, Village Bake Shoppe team to provide Valentine's Day love
Sat, Feb 15th 2014 07:00 am
On Friday, the occupants of Our Lady of Peace Nursing Residence received special Valentine's Day treats courtesy of the children at Mount St. Mary's Child Care Center, and Village Bake Shoppe owners Mike and Lindsay Fiore.
LPD Coat of Arms supports WNY Military
Sat, Feb 15th 2014 07:00 am
Officer Vanik Aloian of the Lewiston Police Coat of Arms Benevolent Association recently visited with Town of Lewiston Supervisor Dennis Brochey.
Tickets available for Niagara County Farm Bureau's 'Taste Niagara 2014' event
Sat, Feb 15th 2014 07:00 am
"Taste Niagara 2014," a celebration of local foods and beverages, will take place at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at the state-of-the-art Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls. The culinary institute is home to Niagara County Community College's culinary arts, baking and pastry arts program.

Hosted by the Niagara County Farm Bureau, in association with the Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Niagara County, the event is open to the public. It will feature multiple food stations.

Mark Daul: Whatever became of 'Lewiston Louie?'
Sat, Feb 15th 2014 06:55 am
He has a round, heavy looking body, a thick and long neck, and a large head. He also has pink legs and feet, and an orange bill. It is believed he had dual citizenship, U.S. and Canada. He hangs out with a floozy named "Lady Louise," believed to be a Canadian beauty.
New Porter law targets equate
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 08:05 pm
On a night dominated by bitter cold and snow on the outside, there wasn't all that much going-on "on the inside" at Monday's Porter Town Board session.
'Spring Fling & Sale'
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 08:00 pm
On Saturday, March 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the Longaberger Apple Tree Branch will be hosting its annual "Spring Fling & Sale" to benefit Niagara Hospice and the American Cancer Society at the Pekin Fire Hall, 3024 Upper Mountain Road, Sanborn.
Ernie Palmer stepping down in Lewiston
Fri, Feb 14th 2014 02:50 pm
Town of Lewiston Councilman Ernest C. Palmer announced Friday he will give up his seat on the Town Board effective next Friday, Feb. 21.

Palmer, a Republican councilman since 2007, said he has new projects he would like to pursue, and looks forward to traveling and spending time with his family. A tax accountant, Palmer said he wishes to spend more time growing his business.

"It is time to give someone else an opportunity to bring fresh ideas and energy to the board," he said.