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Learn self-defense at Krav Maga seminar
Mon, May 30th 2011 06:55 am
YI-DAN CHA GI Martial Arts Center, 3305 Niagara Falls Blvd., Wheatfield, will hold a special event on Saturday, June 11, hosting the president of the U.S. Martial Arts Hall of Fame, professor Marty Cale.
Steel workers help fight breast cancer
Sat, May 28th 2011 06:55 am
United Steel Workers Local 135 in Tonawanda will hold its first "Grip It & Rip It" golf tournament on May 31 at Rothland's Golf Course in Akron.
Area observes Safe Boating Week
Sat, May 21st 2011 08:30 am
The U.S. Coast Guard Accident Statistics has identified New York state with one of the highest number of accidents and fatalities in 2009. Although National Safe Boating Week, held on Memorial Day weekend, is the traditional start of the recreational boating season, spring-breakers and eager boaters often take to the water early. The U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Division, 3-9 Eastern Region, which serves the Western New York area, encourages all boaters to always wear a life jacket each and every time they are on the water.
NU grad Kellick returns to town
Fri, May 20th 2011 11:00 am
USA Taekwondo, the national governing body for the sport of taekwondo in the U.S., in conjunction with the Buffalo Sports Commission, will hold a national qualifier and national poomsae team trials at the Buffalo-Niagara Convention Center in Buffalo on May 20-22.
Walker to speak at May 23 program
Mon, May 16th 2011 02:45 pm
Former Lewiston-Porter coach and athletic director Jimmy Walker will speak on "33 Years of Lew-Port Sports" at this month's Historical Association of Lewiston program. The event will be held at the Barton Hill Hotel & Spa, 100 Center St., in Lewiston, at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 23. It is free and open to the public.
Spring Fling race winners
Mon, May 9th 2011 04:05 pm
The Village of Lewiston Recreation Department has announced the winners of 16th annual Lewiston Kiwanis and Lewiston Service Guild Spring Fling 1-Mile Race for Kids, held on Sunday, May 1.
Lewiston boating safety check next Sunday
Mon, May 9th 2011 04:05 pm
USCG Auxiliary 3-1 informs it will conduct a free vessel safety check at the Lewiston boat launch on Sunday, May 15, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Matthews and Vitello named winners of 46th annual Hewitt Awards
Mon, May 9th 2011 04:00 pm
Hannah Matthews of Lewiston-Porter High School and Stephen Vitello of Grand Island High School were named as the female and male awards recipients at the 46th annual Thomas E. Hewitt Sports Awards, sponsored by the board of associates of Mount St. Mary's Hospital. The dinner, attended by more than 250, was held Sunday, May 1, at Niagara County Community College.
Big R postpones opener
Fri, May 6th 2011 04:00 pm
Ransomville Speedway announced yesterday that due to unfavorable track conditions it elected to postpone the 2011 season opener scheduled for last evening until Friday, May 13.
Wet weather delays call of 'Play ball!'
Thu, Apr 28th 2011 04:00 pm
Normally, the baseball/softball season at Wheatfield town parks would begin this coming Monday.
Golf back in swing at Beaver Island State Park course
Thu, Apr 14th 2011 12:45 am
New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Commissioner Rose Harvey has announced that the golf course at Beaver Island State Park will open for the season on April 21.
Kid's-Only Karate Tournament, fundraiser breaks records
Tue, Apr 12th 2011 04:30 pm
On Saturday, April 2, more than 170 children ages 6-18 from throughout the area competed in the 11th annual Presti Karate Kid's-Only Karate Tournament and Fundraiser, held at Niagara Catholic High School.
Ransomville Speedway: Krull ready for Sportsman action for 2011 season
Tue, Apr 12th 2011 04:25 pm
Scott Krull has been a top Ransomville Speedway Streetstock competitor for the past five seasons. The Cambria resident is now ready to take his program up a notch.
First-ever Niagara County Bullhead Contest termed a success
Tue, Apr 12th 2011 04:20 pm
The first-ever Niagara County Bullhead Contest, held April 1 and 2 in area waterways, proved a success with 105 contestants participating.
Baskets to aid softball team
Sat, Apr 9th 2011 12:00 am
A huge basket raffle to benefit Wheatfield's Hurricanes girls softball will be held from 3 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at the Elk's Lodge (behind Fashion Outlets mall in Town of Niagara).
Now Hear This: Traditional boating season approaching
Sat, Mar 26th 2011 05:15 am
The start of traditional Western New York boating season is only weeks away.
Freshwater fishing season kicks off
Sat, Mar 26th 2011 05:00 am
Unlike last year, when opening day trout anglers were greeted with relatively tranquil conditions, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation informs this winter's heavy snows and resultant high, cold stream conditions will not be friendly to early season trout anglers.
Metz qualifies for state meet
Sat, Mar 26th 2011 05:00 am
Starpoint High School senior Becky Metz, a Gleason's School of Gymnastics level-10 gymnast, qualified for the state meet by scoring a 33.425 all around at the recent Niagara Cup meet.
First-ever spring Bullhead Contest set for April 1-2
Sat, Mar 26th 2011 05:00 am and Feather and Fur Bait Shop of Wilson have announced the spring 2011 Bullhead Contest, to take place Friday and Saturday, April 1 and 2, in Niagara County waterways.
People in Sports: Patti and Mackenzie Lank of Lewiston
Fri, Mar 18th 2011 04:00 pm
Patti and Mackenzie Lank of Lewiston won the USA Women's Nationals Curling Championships and are off to the World Championships in Denmark March 18-27.
Women-only softball league forming
Mon, Mar 14th 2011 01:00 pm
Lewiston-Porter Youth Sports and Recreation is planning a "women-only" softball league in Niagara County this year and is now looking for formed teams or individual players interested in participating.
Ransomville Speedway: Sponsorship renewals continue at Big R
Mon, Mar 14th 2011 01:00 pm
The 2011 season is just weeks away at Ransomville Speedway as May 6 will mark the 54th year of operation at the Big R, located along Lake Ontario in the small hamlet of Ransomville. Coming off their best season ever the management of Ransomville Speedway is busy putting the finishing touches on what they hope will top the successes of a year ago.
Patriots Cup
Sat, Mar 12th 2011 06:25 am
Stephanie Frazier, a third-grader at Lewiston-Porter, recently competed for the Gleason's Gymnastics Niagara Frontier level 5 team in the Patriots Cup meet held in Williamsville.
Buffalo Stars announce tryouts
Sat, Mar 12th 2011 06:00 am
The Buffalo Stars Junior B program will conduct a series of open scrimmage tryouts in April in order to select players for their 2011-12 Season Junior B teams.
Lewiston gymnast shines in Orlando
Sat, Mar 12th 2011 06:00 am
Level 9 and 10 gymnasts from Gleason's School of Gymnastics traveled to Orlando, Fla., last month to compete in the Presidential Classic. The meet was held Feb. 19 and 20 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and was hosted by Twisters Gymnastics from Boca Raton, Fla. More than 1,700 gymnasts of various levels competed from all over the country.
Local gymnasts earn praise
Fri, Mar 11th 2011 03:30 pm
Gleason's Gymnastics' Niagara Frontier Level Five Team recently participated in the Patriots Cup in Williamsville.
Play ball!
Fri, Mar 11th 2011 03:30 pm
Town of Wheatfield men's Friday night slow pitch softball currently has openings for four teams in the "A" division and two teams in the "B" division.
Sign up for baseball, softball
Fri, Mar 11th 2011 03:30 pm
Registration for the Town of Niagara's summer baseball and softball program will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, March 16 and 23, and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays, March 19 and 26, at the Town of Niagara Community Center.
Big R's momentum for 2011 continues
Sat, Mar 5th 2011 01:00 pm
Ransomville Speedway's 2011 rules and membership meeting was seen by speedway organizers as a tremendous success as a total of 102 drivers registered to compete this season.
Lancers take four to state wrestling tourney
Sat, Mar 5th 2011 12:55 pm
For the first time in Lewiston-Porter High School history, four students advanced to the New York State Public High School Sports Association Wrestling Championships at Times Union Center in Albany. Following an 18-3 overall season - a successful run for the team - Ryan Kromer, Dan Reagan, Joe Hill and Bashar Srouji represented Lew-Port at the Section VI wrestling tournament last weekend.
'State of Lake Ontario' meetings set
Mon, Feb 28th 2011 06:00 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has announced three public meetings during March to discuss Lake Ontario fisheries.
Learn to swim
Mon, Feb 28th 2011 06:00 pm
Falcon Aquatics is now accepting applications for its learn to swim program.
Village of Lewiston Recreation Department's March schedule
Mon, Feb 28th 2011 04:30 pm
The Village of Lewiston Recreation Department announces the following programs for March. All activities will be held at the Red Brick Municipal Building's recreation center/gymnasium at North Fourth and Onondaga streets.
Vikings finish season on positive note
Fri, Feb 25th 2011 02:00 pm
The Section VI playoffs brought out the best in the Grand Island boys basketball team as the Vikings won their first home game of the season with a dramatic late rally.
Gleason's 5 compete at Nickel City
Mon, Feb 21st 2011 04:00 pm
Gleason's Gymnastics' Niagara Frontier Level Five Team recently participated in the Nickel City Invitational Meet in Orchard Park.
NPSL registration
Mon, Feb 21st 2011 04:00 pm
House league early registration is now under way for the May 9 - July 28 season of Niagara Pioneer Soccer League.
Presti Karate to host 11th annual kids-only karate tournament, fundraiser
Mon, Feb 21st 2011 04:00 pm
On April 2, roughly 170 participants ages 6-18 ranging from white to the prestigious black belt will be competing for their chance to win in the Presti Karate Kid's Championships. This year's fundraising will benefit Child Advocacy, Community Missions and Kick Start Kids. Presti Karate has donated more than $49,000 over the years to such local children's programs.
Big R announces sponsorship renewals
Mon, Feb 21st 2011 04:00 pm
For the past several years Firth's Jewelers of Niagara Falls has been providing track champions of Ransomville Speedway with awards at the Big R's season ending banquet. Champion's watches engraved with "Ransomville Speedway Champion" and the year are awarded to the five titlists, while their significant others are recognized with a racer's bracelet. Miss Ransomville also receives a bracelet as a token of the speedway's appreciation.
Time to Dance welcomes special guest
Mon, Feb 21st 2011 12:00 pm
Time To Dance studio recently held a master class with professional dancer/choreographer Kim McSwain. She is a master teacher at several large dance convention companies and has worked with Michael Jackson and Pink.

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