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Collins helps secure $218,096 grant for Lewiston No. 1
Wed, Jul 6th 2016 02:45 pm
Congressman Chris Collins today announced $218,096 in federal funding for Lewiston No. 1 Volunteer Fire Co.
Memorial, UB partner to provide dental care at Golisano Center for Community Health
Wed, Jul 6th 2016 02:40 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and UPD Dental Associates today announced a partnership to make dental services available to children and adults with special needs.
Lewiston revisits 'Summer of '69' with annual concert series
Wed, Jul 6th 2016 02:35 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts brings back Lewiston's own 1960s-era rock musicians and friends for the 12th annual "Summer of '69" musical weekend.
Olde Sanborn Days focuses on local, family-friendly experience
Mon, Jul 4th 2016 07:00 am
After nearly eight months of planning, the Rotary Club of Niagara County Central is completing final preparations for its 26th annual Olde Sanborn Days Arts and Craft Show.
'Celebration': 'Baila Brazil' brings dance, song, parade and carnival to Lewiston
Sat, Jul 2nd 2016 08:00 am
This summer, with "Baila Brazil," Sonia Clark and Artpark & Company are not just offering an hour or two of entertainment, but a parade down Center Street and a carnival inside the Fourth Street state park.
Ready for some soccer? Niagara Pioneer Soccer Tournament returns
Sat, Jul 2nd 2016 07:00 am
Fort Niagara State Park and the Village of Youngstown will be buzzing next weekend. That's when one of the biggest soccer tournaments in the northeastern U.S. pays its annual visit to the park and village.
Welcome aboard!
Sat, Jul 2nd 2016 07:00 am
Paul J. Casseri, center, Lewiston-Porter superintendent of schools, is greeted Wednesday as the newest member of the Kiwanis Club of Lewiston.
Village of Lewiston Historic Preservation Board debuts
Sat, Jul 2nd 2016 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston's newly created Historic Preservation Commission held its first meeting Monday. Four of the six appointed members met inside the Morgan Lewis Boardroom at the Red Brick Municipal Building, where they set forth a plan of action, and appointed leadership.
Planning continues for Olde Sanborn Days
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 04:35 pm
The 26th annual Olde Sanborn Days Arts and Craft Show, hosted by the Rotary Club of Niagara County-Central, will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 9, and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 10, at the Sanborn Fire Co. grounds.
Scholarships available for Artpark Art Camp
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 11:50 am
Thanks to a contribution from LB Mason Fine Arts and artist Philip Burke, Artpark is offering 17 partial scholarships in the amount of $100 for the July sessions of Art Camp.
FASNY: Leave fireworks to the professionals
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 07:00 am
The Fourth of July is rapidly approaching, and with it comes the traditional displays of fireworks. The Firemen's Association of the State of New York urges New Yorkers to enjoy a professional fireworks display, rather than attempt to use these dangerous devices themselves.
NU formalizes partnerships with Niagara Falls, Lew-Port school districts
Thu, Jun 30th 2016 03:30 pm
A memorandum of understanding signed Thursday formalized longstanding partnerships between Niagara University and the Niagara Falls and Lewiston-Porter school districts.
Ortt to sponsor local blood drive to keep donations from declining during summer months
Thu, Jun 30th 2016 02:45 pm
In an effort to boost blood donations during a time when they can be low, New York State Sen. Rob Ortt is partnering with the American Red Cross to sponsor a community blood drive from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 5, at Cornerstone Arena in Lockport.
With eye toward opioid epidemic, Niagara County adds pharmaceutical drop-off sites
Wed, Jun 29th 2016 02:40 pm
With the nation's attention on an epidemic of opioid abuse, New York State Sen. Robert G. Ortt announced the addition of new drop-box locations for residents throughout the county to dispose of unwanted and expired drugs. He spoke at this morning's official opening of the North Tonawanda drug collection site.
Chainsaw Art at Olde Sanborn Days
Wed, Jun 29th 2016 12:30 pm
Once again, Lewiston Council on the Arts will join the festivities at the Olde Sanborn Days Arts & Crafts Show. The 26th annual event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 9, and from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday, July 10.
What you need to know about New York's fireworks law
Tue, Jun 28th 2016 10:45 am
New York state has a new fireworks law for the 4th of July. Here's how to follow it.
Youngstown: Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps to perform at Old Fort Niagara
Mon, Jun 27th 2016 09:05 pm
The Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps will perform at Old Fort Niagara at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, July 23, as part of the Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps' summer 2016 tour of New England.
Percussion garden debuts at Artpark
Mon, Jun 27th 2016 03:35 pm
Artpark & Company officially opened its percussion garden Sunday with a ceremony and live performances by Emerald Grove.
Village of Lewiston taking different route to speed limit reduction
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 08:15 am
Members of the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees said they're hopeful the third time will be the charm in requesting a lowering of Center Street's speed limit from 30 mph to 25 mph.
Leaders discuss Lewiston Police Department contract
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 08:00 am
Lewiston Police Department contract issues occupied significant discussion at Monday's joint session of the Lewiston Town Board and the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees, held at the Red Brick Municipal Building.
Vendor applications available for Olde Sanborn Days
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 07:00 am
The Rotary Club of Niagara County Central is currently accepting applications for its 26th annual Olde Sanborn Days Arts and Craft Show.
Lewiston Moose Lodge donates to anglers
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 07:00 am
Members of the Lower Niagara Moose Lodge 584 board of officers recently presented a $500 donation to the Niagara River Anglers Association - proceeds from the lodge's participation in the annual Lewiston Smelt Festival.
Assemblyman Ceretto announces grant for Lewiston Public Library
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 09:40 pm
Assemblyman John D. Ceretto announced the Lewiston Pubic Library has been awarded a $120,000 construction grant, which he helped secure in last year's state budget. The funding will be used to upgrade the library roof.
Adventure Room Niagara opens in Lewiston
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 06:15 pm
Adventure Room Niagara officially opens to the public Saturday. It's located in the Cayuga Street mini-plaza behind Tin Pan Alley. For more information, call 716-713-9066 or visit
Niagara Falls traveler advisory
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 04:00 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation announced bridge maintenance is scheduled to begin next week on Interstate 190, in the City of Niagara Falls.
Aquarium of Niagara, Penn Dixie team up
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:55 pm
On Saturday, the Aquarium of Niagara will team up with Penn Dixie to bring aquarium visitors a one-of-a-kind fossil dig - where participants get to dig for fossils!
Billoni: Women's Porter Cup champion Josee Doyon embraces life en route to turning pro
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 02:55 pm
Josee Doyon, a 23-years-young native of St. Georges, Quebec, who plays left-handed because she grew up shooting left as a young hockey player, was the 2015 Mid-American Conference Player of the Year in women's golf for Kent State.
Mount St. Mary's recognizes board presidents
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 10:50 am
The Board of Associates of Mount St. Mary's Hospital recently recognized its past presidents for the last three years at a dinner at Casa Antica in the Village of Lewiston.
Theatre in the Mist presents awards in honor of Lisa Gravel
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 10:45 am
Theatre in the Mist, a local community theater group, recently presented the Lisa Gravel Memorial Performing Arts Scholarship to two students.
Lewiston Lions award scholarship to Breen
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 09:30 am
Congratulations to Lewiston-Porter senior Grace Breen on receiving the 2016 Lewiston Community Lions Club scholarship.
Peace poem included in Lewiston garden
Thu, Jun 23rd 2016 05:00 pm
The Lewiston International Peace Garden received a new addition this past week: "The Peace Garden," a poem dedicated to the garden and written by local poet Robert M. Giannetti.
Lewiston Council on the Arts announces 2016 schedule of events
Thu, Jun 23rd 2016 02:55 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts has released its 2016 schedule of events and activities.
The next Peach Queen could be you!
Thu, Jun 23rd 2016 11:30 am
Applications are available online at for the Niagara County Peach Queen program.
Artpark announces family and visual arts programming slate
Wed, Jun 22nd 2016 05:25 pm
Artpark, a top destination for performing and visual arts for more than 42 years, has announced new works and additional programming for families and daily visitors of all ages:
Register now for Artpark summer camps
Wed, Jun 22nd 2016 04:25 pm
Artpark's annual summer Art Camp and new Rock Workshop are just around the corner. Experienced artists will guide children and teens through various workshops to help students explore and develop their inner artist.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital accepts, disposes of personal household sharps at no charge
Wed, Jun 22nd 2016 04:10 pm
Individuals who are managing health conditions at home, such as diabetes, can dispose of their personal syringes and sharps at no charge at Mount St. Mary's Hospital, 5300 Military Road, Lewiston.
Election: Conde, Gibson edge Symmonds, Ahlas in Village of Lewiston
Tue, Jun 21st 2016 10:05 pm
Incumbent Republican trustees Nick Conde and Dan Gibson narrowly defeated Democrat challengers Jamie Symmonds and Keith "Casey" Ahlas in Tuesday's Village of Lewiston election.
Stella, Community Missions among winners of J. Fitzgerald Group CreateAthon services
Tue, Jun 21st 2016 04:25 pm
J. Fitzgerald Group, a full-service advertising and marketing agency based in Lockport, announced the nonprofit organizations that will receive free advertising and marketing services in the 9th annual Western New York-area CreateAthon. The 24-hour creative marathon will be held beginning Thursday, July 28.
Fort Niagara: French and Indian War Encampment will fascinate, educate visitors July 2-4
Tue, Jun 21st 2016 10:30 am
Old Fort Niagara announces its largest re-enactment of the year, the French and Indian War Encampment, July 2-4, when the National Historic Landmark will portray the 1759 Siege of Fort Niagara in new and interactive ways for the public.
Gary Tucker, Gary Hall, Teresa Torre honored by HANCI at annual awards luncheon
Tue, Jun 21st 2016 10:30 am
The Health Association of Niagara County Inc. presented six awards during its annual meeting and luncheon June 15 at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.