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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.
Niagara County Planning Board passes on Ellicott Development plaza proposal site plan decision
Mon, Jun 20th 2016 04:50 pm
The Niagara County Planning Board passed on voting for or against Ellicott Development's proposal to build a mixed-use plaza on 4.1 acres of Village of Lewiston property.
Lewiston GardenFest picture-perfect
Mon, Jun 20th 2016 12:10 pm
A fine pair of late spring days brought out a huge crowd for the Lewiston GardenFest.
PYRBA at Youngstown Street Dance
Mon, Jun 20th 2016 11:45 am
The Porter, Youngstown, Ransomville Business Association ( will be a part of the Youngstown Business and Professional Association's Beginning of Summer Street Dance Thursday, with events taking place at The Dory, 435 Main St.
Beginning of Summer Street Dance takes over Village of Youngstown
Mon, Jun 20th 2016 11:40 am
Summer gets its official start this week in Youngstown.
Help Niagara County Peach Queen 'kiss cancer goodbye'
Mon, Jun 20th 2016 07:00 am
Every year the Niagara County Peach Queen, sponsored by the Lewiston Kiwanis Club, chooses an organization that has a very special meaning to her and organizes a fundraiser where all of the proceeds go to that organization.
PHOTOS: Fairies take flight at Artpark
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 11:00 pm
Fairies flew high above the state park Saturday as costumed characters performed sketches and took pictures with winged youngsters. Audiences were spellbound with visual, whimsical and just plain unusual performances from The Lost Wheels of Time (Israel), Circus Orange (Canada) and Giraffe Royal (Estonia).
Picnic in Niagara Falls to celebrate two legal milestones for citizens with disabilities
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 11:25 am
The Cataract City's consumer-run human service and advocacy agency for people with disabilities, Independent Living of Niagara County, will hold a "Disability Pride Niagara Olmstead Celebration" June 22 at the Centennial Shelter at Hyde Park in Niagara Falls.
Town of Lewiston approves River Walk final plat
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 09:00 am
Issues involving the River Walk subdivision and the new French Landing housing development again occupied significant discussion at a Lewiston Town Board work session.
Independent Health, YMCA Buffalo Niagara present 'Fitness in the Parks' for 5th consecutive year
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
Independent Health and YMCA Buffalo Niagara are teaming up for the fifth consecutive year to offer "Fitness in the Parks," free outdoor community exercise classes. In Lewiston, classes will be held at Artpark.
Village of Lewiston: Talarico presents condo concept plan
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
Well-known Lewiston real estate broker Samuel Talarico presented the Village of Lewiston Planning Board with a concept plan Monday for the construction of eight condominium units at 10/20 Tuscarora Street (corner of South First Street).
Town of Porter: McCabe property issue not on agenda
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
The Town of Porter Town Board held a work session prior to its monthly meeting on Monday. The public comments section was moved to the end of the open meeting, similar to last month, and most of the scheduled agenda items were covered quickly.
Village of Youngstown: Proposed vehicle law fails
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
Following a public hearing addressing property maintenance, traffic issues, traffic control on Water Street and parking in Youngstown, a motion to approve Chapter 232 Article X did not pass.
Faery's Nursery & Landscaping celebrating 50 years
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
Faery's Nursery & Landscaping in Ransomville is a little business that grew from primarily mowing lawns and tending existing yards to a place where many local residents and businesses rely on for decorating outdoor spaces.
Lewiston: Embody Health and Wellness Studio opens at Red Brick
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
Holistic health and fitness coach Ami Patrick recently opened Embody Health and Wellness Studio on the third floor of the Red Brick Municipal Building, 145 N. Fourth St., Lewiston.
Junior golf lessons at Niagara Frontier Golf Club
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 06:50 pm
The Niagara Frontier Golf Club is once again teaming up with the Western New York Chapter of The First Tee to present a junior golf program this summer for youth ages 5-18.
NU theater for young audiences presents Julianne Moore's 'Freckleface Strawberry: The Musical'
Thu, Jun 16th 2016 03:10 pm
From July 28 through Aug. 6, Niagara University Theatre will continue its mission to present engaging, delightful theater for young audiences productions with "Freckleface Strawberry: The Musical" presented by The Friends of Niagara University Theatre.
Grand Fairy House Festival this weekend at Artpark
Thu, Jun 16th 2016 01:50 pm
Guests of Artpark & Company's Fairy House Festival can expect even more magic at this year's annual event. This weekend, the park will transform into a whimsical celebration with exciting new artists and visions.
Grandpaws plaza hosts myriad events as part of GardenFest weekend
Thu, Jun 16th 2016 01:30 pm
The Grandpaws Pet Emporium plaza on Center and North Fourth streets will host several events this weekend. Activities will coincide with the 11th annual Lewiston GardenFest.
Hounds & Heroes event to benefit SPCA of Niagara
Wed, Jun 15th 2016 12:10 pm
A local event to honor servicemen and women and first responders is set to take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 25, as the SPCA of Niagara hosts its annual "Hounds & Heroes" fundraiser at Reservoir State Park in Niagara Falls.
Community Missions' ducks are ready to swim
Tue, Jun 14th 2016 03:55 pm
Community Missions will hold its annual duck race at the Canal Fest of the Tonawandas at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 23. The race will take place in the Erie Canal between Tonawanda and North Tonawanda. Thousands of spectators are expected over the weeklong festival, running Sunday, July 17, through Sunday, July 24.
Cecconi receives Robert J. Uplinger Award
Mon, Jun 13th 2016 02:05 pm
Lewiston Community Lions Club President Regina Cecconi received the Robert J. Uplinger Award for her outstanding service to her community. The Robert J. Uplinger award is the highest award available in the Lions Multiple District 20N.
GardenFest blooms in Lewiston
Mon, Jun 13th 2016 07:00 am
Lewiston Garden Club members gathered at the Lake Ontario cottage of member Barbara Carter on June 6 for a potluck picnic and a chance to relax before the annual Lewiston GardenFest, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 18 and 19.
Down River 5K Run, 1 Mile Fun Walk/Roll debuts June 25
Mon, Jun 13th 2016 07:00 am
Join The Family & Friends Down Syndrome Association of Niagara Inc. Saturday, June 25, for the first Down River 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk/Roll for its "Miles of Care" initiative.
Lew-Port student to compete in National Junior High Finals Rodeo
Sat, Jun 11th 2016 07:00 am
Michaila Raby, a sixth-grade student at Lewiston-Porter Middle School, has earned a position on the New York State National Junior rodeo team.
11th annual Lewiston GardenFest set for June 18-19
Sat, Jun 11th 2016 07:00 am
Lewiston GardenFest, presented by the Lewiston Garden Club, returns Saturday, June 18, and Sunday, June 19. The 11th annual event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days.
Tabulations top $45,000 for Relay For Life of Greater Niagara
Fri, Jun 10th 2016 05:25 pm
The tabulations are still coming in and Relay For Life of Greater Niagara is again being viewed as a success.
You & Me debuts on Center Street
Fri, Jun 10th 2016 04:45 pm
On Friday, Laura Falsetti welcomed the public to You & Me, her new boutique at 467 Center St., Lewiston (former site of Angel to Apple). Falsetti hosted an initial showcase with complimentary cocktails and opportunities to win prizes.
10 Mile Garage Sale this weekend; maps available
Fri, Jun 10th 2016 11:25 am
Folks wasted no time Friday morning in heading to street sales like this one on North Fifth Street.
'Raise a Hot Dog to Joan' returns to The Silo
Thu, Jun 9th 2016 06:15 pm
Joseph Pillittere Jr. will again honor his late mother, Joan, by giving away 500 of The Silo Restaurant's hot dogs from 11 a.m. until gone on Sunday, June 26.
Strawberry Fest at St. John's Episcopal
Wed, Jun 8th 2016 03:30 pm
St. John's Episcopal Church, overlooking the Niagara River on Main Street in Youngstown, will hold its annual Strawberry Fest from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 18.
Civil War Garrison Weekend at Old Fort Niagara
Mon, Jun 6th 2016 07:00 am
The Civil War Garrison Weekend event offers an interactive Civil War history experience for visitors who will have the opportunity to witness Fort Niagara as a staging area during the Civil War for men and groups that were transitioning either from the battlefield to home, or from home to the battlefield.
Interviews: Country stars Dolly Parton, The Band Perry kick off Artpark's summer season
Sat, Jun 4th 2016 07:00 am
The Lewiston performing and visual arts venue confirmed country music living legend Dolly Parton would perform the first outdoor concert of the 2016 season.
Village of Lewiston appoints HPC members, ZBA rescinds appeals
Sat, Jun 4th 2016 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees appointed people to its new stand-alone Historic Preservation Commission at Tuesday's year-end meeting. Each person will serve for a different period of time, as the village codebook has a provision for rotating members on and off the HPC.
Youngstown: Zastrow, Lockhart sworn into office
Sat, Jun 4th 2016 07:00 am
At the Village of Youngstown organizational meeting Thursday evening, Tim Lockhart and Stephen Zastrow were sworn into office. Lockhart is taking on another term as deputy mayor. Zastrow, meanwhile, replaces Steven Suitor, whose second term ended after he held the trustee position for eight years.