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Dr. James J. Mezhir, 42, passes
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 10:30 am
Dr. James J. Mezhir, 42, of Coralville, Iowa, passed away Feb. 3, 2016, after a nearly two-year battle with gastric cancer at University of Iowa Hospital and Clinic.
Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce reveals gala award winners
Wed, Feb 10th 2016 02:20 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will honor 10 businesses and individuals at the annual Chamber Awards Gala Friday, April 29, at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Kiwanis Club of Lewiston welcomes new members
Mon, Feb 8th 2016 04:45 pm
The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston recently held a new member induction ceremony at The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q.
Lewiston Community Lions welcomes new members
Mon, Feb 8th 2016 04:45 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions recently welcomed newly inducted Lions Marlene Merrell and Eileen Cordani, both of the Town of Lewiston, into the world's largest service organization.
Lewiston No. 1 congratulates Tops
Mon, Feb 8th 2016 04:45 pm
Lewiston No. 1 Volunteer Fire Co. offered congratulations last week to DiMino's Lewiston Tops on its "re-grand opening," and expressed thanks for the store's recent donation.
Disco party at Water Street Landing
Mon, Feb 8th 2016 04:00 pm
The Neptune Ski Club presents "The Legends of Disco," a disco party at Water Street Landing, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27.
Gliding Stars hosts annual 'Breakfast with Bach'
Mon, Feb 8th 2016 04:00 pm
Gliding Stars of Western New York will hold its annual "Breakfast with Bach" event Saturday, Feb. 27, at First Presbyterian Church of Youngstown, 100 Church St. The basket preview begins at 9:30 a.m. Breakfast and music follow, from 10 a.m. until noon.
Niagara Greenway projects and meetings announced
Mon, Feb 8th 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara River Greenway Commission will meet Tuesday, March 15, to determine the consistency of the 49th round of projects.
Mark Daul: Squirrels are interesting creatures
Sat, Feb 6th 2016 09:40 am
A while back, I received an email from Sentinel reader Mrs. Patricia Schultz of Lewiston who was curious about an "orange" squirrel sighting in her yard.
Village of Lewiston: Paladino plaza, Fairchild on Planning Board agenda
Sat, Feb 6th 2016 07:00 am
It's time for another round of discussion and debate concerning the two largest active construction proposals in the Village of Lewiston.
Lewiston police eye new community surveillance monitoring
Sat, Feb 6th 2016 07:00 am
Lewiston Town Board member Al Bax revealed a new grassroots community surveillance monitoring idea at last month's board session - one that he and Lewiston Police Chief Frank Previte have hopes of getting underway soon in the town.
Mount St. Mary's holds 14th annual 'Valentine's Day Extravaganza' Feb. 12
Sat, Feb 6th 2016 07:00 am
The mission committee of Mount St. Mary's Hospital will hold its 14th annual "Valentine's Day Extravaganza" on Thursday, Feb. 12, in the hospital's main (south) lobby.
Lewiston Police quickly resolve standoff
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 07:25 pm
Lewiston Police officers responded to a check the welfare call Thursday on the 200 block of South Seventh Street that soon developed into a tense negotiation response.
Heart of Niagara Adoption event at Pet Supplies Plus
Thu, Feb 4th 2016 05:20 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs Devers, Jack, Molly, Maddie, Darcy and Corey from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at Pet Supplies Plus, 2952 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst.
'Conservation Saturdays' at Aquarium of Niagara
Thu, Feb 4th 2016 05:10 pm
On Saturdays, Feb. 13 and 27, the Aquarium of Niagara will features two full days dedicated to conservation issues (and making lessons fun for children of all ages).
Lewiston Film Festival debuting in April
Thu, Feb 4th 2016 04:05 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts has partnered with organizers of the Buffalo Niagara Film Festival to create a satellite event in Lewiston. Committee members recently met to discuss plans for the Lewiston Film Festival, which will debut April 1-2.
NFP's annual fish fry contest is now open
Mon, Feb 1st 2016 12:25 pm
Vote for your favorite fish fry as part of Niagara Frontier Publications' annual "Best Fish Fry" contest. The place with the most votes will receive a full write-up in the Tribune, Dispatch and Sentinel, plus additional photos and a video online at www.wnypapers.com.
Town of Lewiston board hears of new taxpayers' alliance
Sat, Jan 30th 2016 07:00 am
Despite Town Board changes and a new year, the frustrations of residents on how the Town of Lewiston manages its affairs continue as January 2016 turns into February.
Lewiston-Porter Board of Education: Principals report positive results
Sat, Jan 30th 2016 07:00 am
With Friday marking the halfway point of the 2015-16 school year, Lewiston-Porter Central Schools began assessing students' academic progress.
New Stella program integrates outdoor experience into every class
Sat, Jan 30th 2016 07:00 am
Unlike previous generations, today's children are growing up connected to technology that they use for learning, entertainment and communication. While advancements in digital communications have brought them closer to information and people, some behavioral experts fear they are becoming disconnected from the real world.
Village of Lewiston: Memorial Day parade, ceremony back on
Sat, Jan 30th 2016 07:00 am
Veterans of Foreign Wars Downriver Post 7487 Cmdr. Bill Justyk and Adjutant Norm Machelor officially announced Thursday the Village of Lewiston Memorial Day ceremony is coming back after a year off.
Obit: Dr. Phyllis Franzek
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 05:50 pm
Dr. Phyllis J. Franzek, 65, of Los Angeles, passed away Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016, after a short illness. Born in Lewiston, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Eugenia (Deskiewicz) Franzek.
Village of Youngstown receives unexpected donations for Veteran's Memorial security system
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 05:15 pm
Thursday's Village of Youngstown Board meeting began with a pleasant surprise. The Vietnam Veterans of America Niagara County Chapter 268 presented donations to the village in honor of Francis Daniel Zuhlke, a veteran and active community member who passed away in October.
Hospice volunteers gear up for spring bouquet sale
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 10:35 am
Staff and volunteers from Niagara Hospice are gearing up for the 2016 spring bouquet sale. The sale will run March 7-13 with presale bouquets being ordered throughout the month of February.
'Toast & Jam' returns to Lewiston
Tue, Jan 26th 2016 03:50 pm
The ever-popular "Toast & Jam" returns to the Village of Lewiston on Monday, Feb. 15. Singer-songwriter Dale Campbell hosts the six-week series of open mic nights, which take place from 7-10 p.m. at The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q., 432 Center St., Lewiston.
Puppy training sessions
Mon, Jan 25th 2016 07:20 am
Learn to socialize your puppy with certified dog trainer Karen Drumm from Harmony Dog Training at Shoppe on Main, 2714 Main St., Newfane. Sessions will be held from noon until 2 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 30, Feb. 13 and 27, and March 12.
Friends of the Ransomville Library used book sale
Mon, Jan 25th 2016 07:00 am
Friends of the Ransomville Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13 (with a bag sale from 3 to 4 p.m.), at the library 3733 Ransomville Road.
Silver anniversary: Lewiston Public Library celebrates 25 years
Sat, Jan 23rd 2016 11:30 am
Shhhh! The Lewiston Public Library isn't likely to be the usual quiet place to read the newspaper, use a computer or check out its abundance of books and movie, television and music CDs from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30.
Village of Lewiston looks to improve safety measures
Sat, Jan 23rd 2016 10:30 am
Safety was the theme of Tuesday's Village of Lewiston Board meeting.
'Swingtime Canteen!' on stage
Sat, Jan 23rd 2016 07:00 am
The one-act musical "Swingtime Canteen!" will be performed at 7 p.m., Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 28-30, at the Youngstown First Presbyterian Church Hall, 100 Church St.
26th 'Doctors with a Heart Day' Feb. 13
Sat, Jan 23rd 2016 07:00 am
Rose Chiropractic P.C. will sponsor its 26th annual "Doctors with a Heart Day" from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at its Lewiston office.
Something familiar blooming at Apple Granny
Sat, Jan 23rd 2016 07:00 am
Back by popular demand is the restaurant's signature blooming onion.
Plans for Stella Niagara Preserve unveiled
Sat, Jan 23rd 2016 01:00 am
At an evening presentation held before roughly 100 people at the Lewiston Senior Center, Western New York Land Conservancy representatives unveiled both their vision plan and the concept plan for the preserve.
You know his son: Nicholas F. Minicucci Sr. passes
Thu, Jan 21st 2016 04:50 pm
Nicholas F. Minicucci Sr., 90, of Lewiston, passed away peacefully at his home with his devoted wife at his side on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016. Born in Niagara Falls, he was the son of the late Eugene and Julia (Floramo) Minicucci.
Niagara County putting focus on leadership
Wed, Jan 20th 2016 05:05 pm
The leadership of top government posts that report to the Office of County Manager will be scrutinized for effectiveness and results, after County Manager Jeffrey M. Glatz advised department heads to submit résumés for review.
State of Niagara County: McNall urges fiscal restraint, review of county government leadership
Wed, Jan 20th 2016 03:25 pm
Niagara County Legislature Chairman Wm. Keith McNall, R-Lockport, delivered a policy-heavy State of the County address Tuesday, as he presided over his second meeting since succeeding longtime Legislature Chairman William L. Ross of Wheatfield.
Schumer: Feds approve $50 million modernization project for US plaza at Lewiston-Queenston Bridge
Tue, Jan 19th 2016 07:55 pm
Standing at the Lewiston-Queenston Bridge, U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer today announced the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the U.S. General Services Administration have heeded his call and given final approval to the $50 million modernization of the bridge in Western New York.
Wilson Lions Club partners with Cell Phones for Soldiers to provide troops with free calls home
Mon, Jan 18th 2016 12:00 pm
The Wilson Lions Club and nonprofit Cell Phones For Soldiers are asking area residents to help troops call home by donating gently used cellular phones.
HAL explores NCSO history
Mon, Jan 18th 2016 12:00 pm
The Historical Association of Lewiston will present its January program, "The History of the Niagara County Sheriff's Office," at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah, 915 Oneida St.
Change continues for parishioners of St. Bernard's R.C. Church
Sat, Jan 16th 2016 09:00 am
Two parishes are now working together as St. Peter and St. Bernard Roman Catholic Churches.