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Niagara County: Village of Lewiston ZBA must rescind 'Paladino plaza' variances
Wed, May 18th 2016 09:40 am
The Village of Lewiston learned this week it inadvertently missed a step in its procedure leading to the Zoning Board of Appeals granting five variances to Ellicott Development for its "Paladino plaza." Subsequently, the ZBA will hold a special meeting (time TBD) to rescind the variances.
Niagara County Community College receives $500,000 from The John R. Oishei Foundation
Tue, May 17th 2016 11:40 am
A major grant from The John R. Oishei Foundation will help Niagara County Community College complete improvements to the college's current library facility, transforming it into a vibrant and welcoming learning commons space.
Habitat for Humanity, Lewiston Garden Club join forces
Sat, May 14th 2016 09:20 pm
The Lewiston Garden Club and the Niagara Chapter of Habitat for Humanity used their unique skills to help a new homeowner on Saturday.
Youngstown discusses safety measures, signs
Sat, May 14th 2016 09:05 pm
Thursday night's Youngstown Village Board meeting was dedicated almost entirely to making improvements throughout the village.
Tempers flare at Porter Town Board meeting
Sat, May 14th 2016 07:00 am
Town of Porter residents continued to voice their opinions over perceived town enforcement issues concerning a Lake Road property, at Monday night's Town Board meeting.
Village of Lewiston again making push for pedestrian safety
Sat, May 14th 2016 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston prides itself on being a "walkable community." Its elected and appointed leaders work to make the municipality a safe place for residents and tourists to operate.
Lewiston names Dave Trane highway superintendent
Sat, May 14th 2016 07:00 am
With spring moving into summer, the Lewiston Town Board appears to be working more proactively on town affairs.
Niagara Open looking for golfers
Sat, May 14th 2016 07:00 am
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara will host its annual Niagara Open Golf Tournament on Monday, June 13, at the Niagara Frontier Country Club in Youngstown.
Niagara University commencement: Raine Maida, Chantal Kreviazuk embody, share NU's core values
Fri, May 13th 2016 09:00 pm
"Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida have successfully used their platform as world-renowned musicians as a means for advocating for the poor and marginalized."
'Twice as Good' cooking show visits Old Fort Niagara to learn about food on Niagara Frontier
Thu, May 12th 2016 11:35 am
Old Fort Niagara recently hosted the "Twice as Good" cooking show for kids, which airs on PBS stations across the country.
Dr. Tim Ireland chosen for UAlbany School of Criminal Justice Distinguished Alumni Award
Wed, May 11th 2016 02:40 pm
Dr. Timothy Ireland, dean of Niagara University's College of Arts and Sciences, has been chosen as a recipient of the University at Albany School of Criminal Justice Distinguished Alumni Award.
Lewiston Lions Club offers $500 scholarship
Wed, May 11th 2016 02:30 pm
The Lewiston Community Lion's Club is offering a $500 scholarship for a Native American graduating high school senior who resides on the Tuscarora Nation, and displays a commitment and dedication to his or her education.
Robert Moses Parkway traveler advisory
Wed, May 11th 2016 02:20 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation today announced temporary road closures and lane closures are scheduled to occur next week on a portion of the Robert Moses State Parkway and Route 104 in the Town of Lewiston to allow for the removal of overhead utilities.
Artpark seeks wheelchair donations
Wed, May 11th 2016 01:50 pm
Summer is almost here and that means Artpark's 2016 season is just around the corner. In order to better assist visitors attending events, Artpark & Company is asking for wheelchair donations.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital accepts and disposes of personal household sharps at no charge
Tue, May 10th 2016 10:55 am
Individuals who are managing health conditions at home, such as diabetes, can dispose of their personal syringes and sharps at Mount St. Mary's Hospital, 5300 Military Road, Lewiston, at no charge.
Old Fort Niagara holds 'Community Appreciation Night'
Tue, May 10th 2016 10:55 am
Old Fort Niagara in Youngstown will host a "Community Appreciation Night" season kickoff from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 18. The event is free for area residents.
HAL shares history of Botanical Gardens
Tue, May 10th 2016 10:50 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston's May program is titled, "History of the Buffalo Botanical Gardens." The event will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah, 915 Oneida St., Lewiston.
'Race for Education' at 2nd annual St. Peter's 5K Run/Walk
Tue, May 10th 2016 10:50 am
St. Peter R.C. School invites the community to participate in its second annual St. Peter's 5K Run/Walk to raise awareness for the school. Beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21, runners will travel through the historic Village of Lewiston and Artpark.
PHOTOS: Savoring smelt in Lewiston
Mon, May 9th 2016 04:25 pm
A large crowd came out to the Lewiston waterfront Friday, May 6, for the annual Smelt Festival. The Niagara River Anglers fried up over 400 pounds of the tasty little fish, and the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce helped to dish them out.
Bowman to serve as grand marshal for VFW Memorial Day parade
Mon, May 9th 2016 04:10 pm
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Downriver Post 7487, announced Col. Brian S. Bowman, wing commander of the 914th Airlift Wing at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, will serve as the honorary grand marshal for the annual VFW Memorial Day Parade, remembrance ceremony and community luncheon.
Mount St. Mary's Cogdill named WNY Nurse of Distinction
Mon, May 9th 2016 03:55 pm
Maryann Cogdill, director of OB/GYN services at the Center for Women at Mount St. Mary's Hospital, has been named the Nurse of Distinction for Western New York. The Professional Nurses Association of Western New York sponsors the annual recognition.
Planning continues for Great Contraption Race
Sat, May 7th 2016 07:00 am
A new race registration format; an improved post-race party location; an all-new promotional effort and merchandising ideas, including a new T-shirt design; an all-new gala; and an exciting new raffle ticket offering.
Positive changes in Youngstown
Sat, May 7th 2016 07:00 am
The Youngstown Business and Professional Association Inc. announced this week it is again a recipient of the William C. Mayne/Niagara Falls Bridge Commission/Niagara County Economic Development Business Community Enhancement Grant.
Village of Lewiston Zoning Board OKs variances for 'Paladino plaza,' tables Fairchild requests
Sat, May 7th 2016 07:00 am
Developers of the Village of Lewiston's two largest proposed projects sought area variances at a special Zoning Board of Appeals meeting Thursday.
Village of Lewiston: Despite contrary legal opinion, board OKs firefighter boot drive
Fri, May 6th 2016 06:00 pm
Though Village of Lewiston Counselor Joseph Leone again suggested on-street boot drives are illegal in New York, trustees in the Village of Lewiston voted 4-1 Monday to allow Lewiston No. 1 Volunteer Fire Co. to continue its annual Center Street fundraiser this year.
Parent Network, OUN have 'the conversation'
Fri, May 6th 2016 11:25 am
The Parent Network of WNY and Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara will host a free workshop titled "Sexuality ... Having the Conversation," on Wednesday, May 11.
Chantal Kreviazuk, Raine Maida headline Niagara University commencement
Fri, May 6th 2016 11:00 am
Niagara University's 2016 slate of commencement ceremonies will be highlighted by addresses from the executive director of patient care services at a prominent cancer hospital, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for The Wall Street Journal, and a celebrated Canadian musician and humanitarian.
Old Fort Niagara announces 2016 events, free admission to May 18 'Community Appreciation Night'
Thu, May 5th 2016 03:10 pm
Old Fort Niagara announces a new season of sharing historic, authentic and engaging battle re-enactments, programs and performances for the enjoyment and education of the public that highlight nearly three centuries on the Niagara Frontier.
Village of Lewiston hosts ribbon-cutting for new Morgan Lewis Boardroom
Tue, May 3rd 2016 02:30 pm
The Village of Lewiston Board cut a ribbon Monday celebrating the grand opening of the new boardroom inside the Red Brick Municipal Building.
Lewiston Lions support Camp Duffield
Tue, May 3rd 2016 09:00 am
It was another full house at the Lewiston Lions April dinner meeting as Mary and Bill Owens spoke to the membership about an organization close to their hearts: Camp Duffield.
Niagara Interfaith Chaplaincy Police Memorial Service: U.S., Canada agencies to honor officers killed on duty
Mon, May 2nd 2016 02:05 pm
Law enforcement personnel who died in the line of duty will be honored at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, at the 19th annual Niagara Interfaith Chaplaincy Police Memorial Service.
Town of Lewiston: Residents' letter to board gets response
Sat, Apr 30th 2016 07:00 am
The Lewiston Town Board worked at covering a few of the bases at Monday's relatively short but active regular meeting.
Trane seeks Lewiston highway superintendent appointment
Sat, Apr 30th 2016 07:00 am
Dave Trane has announced he is seeking the Lewiston Town Board's appointment as town highway superintendent. Additionally, he is running for the office in the November election.
Chamber Gala photo collage
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 10:55 pm
PHOTOS: The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce honored 10 businesses and individuals at the annual Chamber Awards Gala Friday, April 29, at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Village of Lewiston seeks funding for July 4 fireworks
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 02:30 pm
As summer approaches, the Village of Lewiston has begun planning for the annual July 4 fireworks display.
Ransomville Speedway cancels test, tune and time
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 10:40 am
Ransomville Speedway management has decided to cancel the annual test, tune and time, which was scheduled for tonight, as the grounds are simply not ready.
Lew-Port grad serving aboard U.S. Navy destroyer
Thu, Apr 28th 2016 03:45 pm
A 2004 Lewiston-Porter High School graduate and Niagara Falls native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Milius. Petty Officer 2nd Class Sarah Bellreng is a fire controlman aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer operating out of San Diego.
Tops Friendly Markets celebrates grand opening of new store in Sanborn
Thu, Apr 28th 2016 03:40 pm
Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in upstate New York, northern Pennsylvania and western Vermont, unveiled a $1 million renovation of its new store in Sanborn during a grand opening Wednesday.
Registration open for teams for 'Amazing Grace Scavenger Hunt'
Thu, Apr 28th 2016 03:10 pm
Registration is now open for teams and individuals for the third annual "Amazing Grace Scavenger Hunt" to benefit Mount St. Mary's Hospital.
Ceretto to host forum for seniors
Tue, Apr 26th 2016 03:45 pm
Assemblyman John D. Ceretto will host a forum on programs available to local seniors. Several topics will be covered, and Ceretto encouraged members of the community to join him.