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Senior art show at NYPA's Niagara Power Vista
Wed, Jul 2nd 2014 10:45 am
A senior amateur art exhibit is currently on display at the Power Vista, the admission-free visitors center at the New York Power Authority's Niagara Power Project in Lewiston.
DEC announces proposed rule changes for new crossbow hunting law
Tue, Jul 1st 2014 11:30 pm
With new state legislation authorizing the Department of Environmental Conservation to allow the taking of big game (deer and bear) or small game by the use of a crossbow at certain times and places in New York, DEC is now accepting public comment on proposed regulation changes so crossbows may be a legal implement for the fall 2014 hunting seasons.
Mark Daul: Eating whistle pigs? More on mute swans
Tue, Jul 1st 2014 11:30 pm
I'm not talking about the whistle pigs we've all had at one time from the old "Page's Whistle Pig" on the six corners in Niagara Falls. Those pigs were good for you; that hot dog, slit down the middle, cheese laid neatly in, then wrapped in bacon, grilled, then placed neatly into a nice fresh bun - that all had to be good for you.
Niagara County Fair begins with Farm City Breakfast
Tue, Jul 1st 2014 02:15 pm
The 2014 Niagara County Fair will kick-off July 30 at 8 a.m. with the popular Farm City Breakfast, sponsored again this year by Niagara County Community College.
Heart of Niagara barking up support for summer picnic
Tue, Jul 1st 2014 02:10 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue is hosting a family-friendly event where people can bring their dogs and enjoy a day of picnic fun and frolic.
Mark it on your calendar: Lewiston Community Yard Sale
Tue, Jul 1st 2014 02:10 pm
On Saturday, Sept. 13, the Village of Lewiston Recreation Department will hold its annual Community Yard Sale at the Red Brick Municipal Building, 145 N. Fourth St. The public is invited to come and take advantage of the bargains from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Want to be Peach Queen?
Mon, Jun 30th 2014 06:40 pm
Organizers of the Niagara County Peach Queen program are encouraging potential contestants to turn in their application to participate in the program, taking place during the Niagara County Peach Festival Sept. 5-7.
Niagara River Region Chamber hosts 'Summer Business Blender' at Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours and Water Street Landing
Mon, Jun 30th 2014 05:40 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will host a "Summer Business Blender" Thursday, July 10, at Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours and Water Street Landing.
Chainsaw art at Olde Sanborn Days
Mon, Jun 30th 2014 05:25 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts will join the festivities at the 24th annual Olde Sanborn Days Arts & Crafts Show Saturday, July 12 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.), and Sunday, July 13 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.) Enjoy the charm of this old-fashioned country fair and craft show, which has plenty of activities and demonstrations for the entire family.
Our Lady of Peace to host 'Super Cruise' fundraiser
Mon, Jun 30th 2014 05:00 pm
Start your engines and bring your ride to Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence for a different kind of fundraiser. Our Lady of Peace Cruisers Day, in conjunction with Cataract Cruises of WNY, presents "Super Cruise" Saturday, July 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the facility located at 5285 Lewiston Road in Lewiston.
Niagara Wine Trail to hold 6th annual Wine & Culinary Festival in Village of Lewiston
Sun, Jun 29th 2014 07:00 am
On July 26 and 27, the Niagara Wine Trail will hold its sixth annual Wine & Culinary Festival in Academy Park, located in the heart of the Village of Lewiston.
LPD memorial service for Radar
Sat, Jun 28th 2014 07:05 am
The Lewiston Police Department invites the community to a memorial service to be held Saturday, June 28, in honor of Radar, the LPD K-9 who was unexpectedly put to rest earlier this month.
Town of Lewiston: Marra, Winkley dispute budget shortfall
Sat, Jun 28th 2014 07:00 am
The saga over Lewiston's finances took on a new turn this week.

Council members Mike Marra and Ron Winkley presented numbers at Monday's Town Board session disputing Town Supervisor Dennis Brochey's and Town Finance Officer Paul Kloosterman's analysis showing a $700,000 budget deficit for 2013 and similar projections for 2014.

Marra opened with a detailed explanation of the town's budget picture - one that point by point challenged Kloosterman's analysis heard at the May 29 Town Board session.

Lions honor Craft
Sat, Jun 28th 2014 07:00 am
The Lions Club International Foundation recently honored Lewiston Community Lion Ron Craft. He received the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award during the Lewiston chapter's fifth anniversary dinner. The Melvin Jones Award is the highest given by the Lions Club International Foundation.
Google Lewiston
Sat, Jun 28th 2014 12:30 am
Google Maps photographers are headed to the Village of Lewiston. They'll bring their "Street View" technology to the streets and businesses Thursday, July 10.
Down syndrome fundraiser at Porter on the Lake
Sat, Jun 28th 2014 12:30 am
Come to Porter on the Lake, Dietz Road in Youngstown, for a great "Sunday fun day," July 13, to raise money for The Family and Friends Down Syndrome Association of Niagara.
Mark Daul: Camping with sneaky thieves
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 05:30 pm
The picture you see here is a 'coon drinking the sweet water from the hummingbird feeder on my back porch. It had been hanging there for about three to four weeks, and when the hummingbirds came back it was a happy feeder.
Buffalo's National Garden Festival: Open gardens return to Niagara County
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 05:00 pm
Buffalo's National Garden Festival is now in its fifth year and once again features a group of outstanding private gardens to visit on your own on Thursdays and Fridays throughout the month of July.
A revealing Phillip Phillips brings better songs to Artpark
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 01:00 pm
Phillip Phillips has taken us behind the light, which is the name of his new sophomore album, to expose what was hidden in the shadows. What we find, if we turn off the spotlight - forget about "Idol" and the song featured across television - is a singer/songwriter who is crafting authentic, anthemic, emotionally charged alt-rock songs that are just plain good.
State Firemen's Association urges New Yorkers to leave fireworks to professionals
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 07:00 am
With Independence Day right around the corner, it's important to keep safety a top priority during the upcoming holiday celebrations.
Return to 'Summer of '69'
Thu, Jun 26th 2014 12:20 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts will bring back Lewiston's own 1960s rock musicians and friends for the 10th annual "Summer of '69" concert Friday, July 11. The fun starts at 6 p.m. at the Hennepin Park Gazebo (Center and South Fourth streets).
Summer children's programs at History Center of Niagara
Thu, Jun 26th 2014 12:15 pm
For four weeks in July and August, the History Center of Niagara will offer weekly children's programs. Each week has a different historical theme. The programs are open to children ages 7 through 12.
'ArTunes' summer concert series returns July 9
Thu, Jun 26th 2014 09:00 am
The second concert of the Thursday night "ArTunes" concert series will be held Thursday, July 10, at 6:30 p.m., inside the Hennepin Park Gazebo (Center Street in Lewiston). The featured act is Callahan, Daly and Jones performing folk, bluegrass and Americana.
15th annual Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise and Clambake sets sail July 11
Tue, Jun 24th 2014 10:40 am
Registration is still open for the 15th annual Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise and Clambake, to be held July 11, rain or shine. The event will take place at the historic Youngstown Yacht Club.
Special tribute in honor of nation's heroes
Mon, Jun 23rd 2014 11:40 am
Many Americans celebrate Memorial Day by attending parades and enjoying cookouts. Starting in 2013, Brandon Hall, Lewiston police officer and second lieutenant in the New York Army National Guard, decided to "honor our heroes in a not so traditional way" by participating in The Murph.
Lewiston Community Lions Club celebrates fifth anniversary
Mon, Jun 23rd 2014 11:40 am
The Lewiston Community Lions Club celebrated its fifth anniversary with a dinner, awards ceremony and installation of officers on June 3.
Sanger Farms makes improvements, encourages locals and visitors to stop by
Mon, Jun 23rd 2014 11:40 am
Sanger Farms of Youngstown, located at 852 Lockport Road, wants locals to consider them for all of their produce, baked goods needs, and family fun!
Enchanted Florist receives national award
Mon, Jun 23rd 2014 11:40 am
Lewiston's Enchanted Florist recently was recognized by Teleflora as one of the Top 2,000 florists in the country. Enchanted Florist was recognized for its service and product quality.
Paddling for a good cause
Mon, Jun 23rd 2014 11:40 am
The third annual Wilson Dog Paddle, a fundraiser for Buffalo Humane, Diamonds in the Ruff, and Dog Tags Niagara, was held in the Wilson harbor, Saturday, June 7. Starting from the Island Yacht Club, 86 paddlers set out into the harbor and 12-Mile Creek on a delightful summer day.
Get ready for Street Dance in Youngstown
Mon, Jun 23rd 2014 11:20 am
The Youngstown Business and Professional Association has held its annual "Beginning of Summer Street Dance" on the last Thursday of June since 2010.

The number of local participants who gather on Youngstown's Main Street to celebrate the completion of school and official beginning of summer has more than tripled over the last four years. Look for that interest to continue to build for 2014.

Mark Daul: Mute swans are considered invasive waterfowl
Mon, Jun 23rd 2014 11:20 am
The New York State Department of Department of Environmental Conservation is proposing to kill the state's entire population of free-ranging mute swans.
Village of Lewiston Planning Board: Slaugenhoupt stepping down, Giusiana resigns
Sat, Jun 21st 2014 10:00 am
Ken Slaugenhoupt and David Giusiana, two prominent Village of Lewiston Planning Board members, are stepping down.

"I notified the mayor a couple weeks ago that I didn't want to be re-considered when they re-organize the Planning Board in July," Chairman Slaugenhoupt said Thursday. "I did not resign, but I am not going to be continuing at the transition in July."

Past Chairman Giusiana resigned Wednesday, following Mayor Terry Collesano's re-election Tuesday.

Lewiston: Bailey O'Riley's takes over Village Pub
Sat, Jun 21st 2014 10:00 am
A new local restaurant is set to open next month in a familiar spot, at 840 Center St., in Lewiston.

Bailey O'Riley's Village Pub, owned by Chris Sean MacKenzie, will be located at the former site of The Lewiston Village Pub.

Lewiston: Alan Hastings offers update on Frontier House
Sat, Jun 21st 2014 10:00 am
In a pre-election interview, Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano was quoted as saying he was disappointed in what he termed "lack of movement" at the historic Frontier House on Center Street.
'Best Breakfast USA': Tracy Gillick's Hill-Vue Café & Catering
Sat, Jun 21st 2014 09:00 am
GardenFest is this weekend in Lewiston. The annual event is a time for residents and visitors to get out and explore different gardens and to take notice of the Garden Club's work in beautifying the village. In keeping with that idea, why not venture out a little further this weekend when in search of breakfast? You might find a new morning favorite food.
Top golf play highlights Women's Porter Cup
Sat, Jun 21st 2014 09:00 am
The Niagara Falls Country Club hosted the second Women's Porter Cup tournament June 11-13. Following the deep tradition established by the 55 years of the men's Porter Cup, it was decided the world of female golfers deserved "A Cup of Their Own."
Good work, Goodman
Sat, Jun 21st 2014 07:05 am
Village of Lewiston Deputy Clerk Karen Goodman was recognized for her 31 years of service. Mayor Terry Collesano presented her with a plaque of appreciation at Monday's Village Board meeting.
Memory tree planted at Hennepin Park Gazebo for 'Harmonica' Dean
Sat, Jun 21st 2014 07:00 am
A tree was planted in Hennepin Park this week in memory of longtime bluesman "Harmonica" Dean Germele, who passed away earlier this year.
Niagara County Legislature passes resolution in opposition to CWM
Sat, Jun 21st 2014 07:00 am
In a show of ongoing opposition in the area, the Niagara County Legislature on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution against CWM Chemical Services LLC and its proposal to build a new hazardous waste Residuals Management Unit-2 landfill at its Town of Porter facility.
Area Red Cross blood drives
Sat, Jun 21st 2014 07:00 am
The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to make and keep donation appointments to maintain the summer blood supply and help prevent a shortage. Donors of all blood types are currently needed, especially those with type O negative, B negative and A negative.
 


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