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Create a scarecrow worth crowing about!
Tue, Sep 18th 2012 02:15 pm
Promote your business, organization, or community in the 2012 Niagara River Region Scarecrow Display. Artistic interpretations of a variety of scarecrows will line the main streets of Lewiston, Sanborn, Ransomville and Youngstown.
Rivershore offers 'Pathways to Excellence'
Sat, Sep 15th 2012 07:00 am
The Rivershore Foundation presented Rivershore Inc.'s third annual gala dinner on Wednesday at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
Bandana's supports Niagara Hospice
Sat, Sep 15th 2012 07:00 am
Bandana's Bar & Grill recently held a pool tournament to benefit the programs and services of Niagara Hospice. Proceeds from the tournament, a basket auction and 50/50 split totaled more than $1,100.
Maziarz, Pollow win primary races
Sat, Sep 15th 2012 02:00 am
Wayne Pollow and State Sen. George Maziarz won their respective primary races this past week. Pollow is running for Porter town justice, while Maziarz seeks to be re-elected for a fifth term.
Peach Festival 2012: A royal delight
Fri, Sep 14th 2012 07:00 am
Margaret Dorian was crowned Peach Queen, Owen Michael Galbraith was named Peach Fuzz and Alyssa Marella Peach Blossom Sunday at the 55th annual Lewiston Kiwanis Peach Festival. Also that night, Sarah Privitera took home the Miss Congeniality award and the Sentinel's Joshua Maloni received the media award.
Castellani Art Museum's gala celebrates 10 years of support for art education, 'kids 'n arts' camp
Thu, Sep 13th 2012 07:00 am
Ten years ago, the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University held its first gala, "Child's Play," to raise funds to support art education programs at the museum. Every year since then, a cadre of volunteers has planned a dinner and auction that has become one the most anticipated social events of the fall.
Game on: Frontier Lanes reopens in Village of Lewiston
Mon, Sep 10th 2012 04:40 pm
Lewiston was abuzz with a different type of balls and strikes Monday as Frontier Lanes, the village's 54-year bowling alley, reopened for business.
Blessing of St. Peter School
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 09:30 am
St. Peter R.C. Church in Lewiston recently held its "Blessing of the School" along with a family picnic. Families were asked to gather on the front lawn of the rectory where Father Michael Zuffoletto began the school year with a family blessing.
HART Interfaith serves a growing need in community
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 09:25 am
The Hart Assistance Referral Team, known as HART Interfaith Inc., is a unique Niagara County program for home care referral. There are plenty of local health care agencies and service providers for individuals in need of home care, help with chores, or companionship. Yet for those who don't know where to seek these services, there are few available resources for the search process.

HART Interfaith Inc., housed at First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston, was created in Niagara County in 1982 to provide for this service gap. The program's founders recognized what HART Interfaith Inc.'s website describes as "a growing need for individuals to receive affordable help in their homes."

Lewiston Garden Club awards scholarship
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 09:25 am
The Lewiston Garden Club has awarded its 2012 scholarship of $1,000 to Amanda Smith. She is a 2012 Lew-Port graduate who has begun her collegiate career at Niagara University. Smith's goal is to become an environmental lawyer.
Another year begins at Lew-Port
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 09:00 am
The 2012-13 school year for Lewiston-Porter students began a day later than usual, but was generally without problems on a warm, sticky Thursday morning.
Wilson becomes 'Harbortown'
Tue, Sep 4th 2012 01:20 pm
Calling all first- through fifth-graders: Wilson First Baptist Church is pumped, excited and ecstatic to invite you to visit "Harbortown," its newest ministry designed just for young kids.
PubFest delivers
Sat, Sep 1st 2012 07:00 am
PubFest, one of the Village of Lewiston's first summer events this year, raised $3,600 for local agencies, and more than $32,000 for the Variety Kids Telethon.
All that jazz ... and more
Fri, Aug 31st 2012 06:45 pm
Hot weather and hotter jazz brought huge crowds to town last weekend for the annual Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival.
Family & Friends Down Syndrome Association hosts 16th annual Buddy Walk of Buffalo Niagara
Mon, Aug 27th 2012 07:00 am
The Family & Friends Down Syndrome Association Niagara Inc. announces the 16th annual Buddy Walk of Buffalo Niagara, a benefit for people with Down syndrome, will be held Saturday, Sept. 8.
Wallenda returns
Thu, Aug 23rd 2012 10:00 pm
Highwire artist Nik Wallenda returned to Niagara Falls on Thursday, Aug. 23, to update the media about his plans to open a daredevil museum. It was Wallenda's first trip back to the area since he crossed over the falls to Canada on June 15.
Marble Orchard Ghost Walks return in September
Thu, Aug 23rd 2012 08:25 am
The Marble Orchard Ghost Walks, presented by the Lewiston Council on the Arts, begin promptly at 7 p.m. on Saturdays, beginning starting Sept. 1. They continue each Saturday night through Oct. 29.
Photos: Newfane celebrates
Mon, Aug 20th 2012 03:30 pm
The annual Newfane Town Celebration kicked off Friday night with Main Street filled with motorcycles for Bike Night. Lots of bikes on the street with some great custom and stock machines, old and new, along with perfect weather, brought a large crowd out to see the bikes, visit with friends and find a bite to eat.
Photos: Ransomville dances!
Mon, Aug 20th 2012 03:25 pm
Saturday was a great day to be in Ransomville for those who like to dance ... or to just sit and listen to the music and watch others get up and dance.
St. Peter Church at Art Festival
Mon, Aug 20th 2012 11:50 am
St. Peter R.C. Church Holy Name Society held its annual fundraiser during the Lewiston Art Festival on Aug. 11 and 12.
2012 Peach Queen contestants mixer
Mon, Aug 20th 2012 11:45 am
The 2012 Peach Queen contestants gathered Sunday, Aug. 19, behind the Lewiston Senior Center.
Celebrity bartending event aids OUN
Mon, Aug 20th 2012 07:00 am
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation Inc. will sponsor its 15th annual Celebrity Bartending Fundraiser on Thursday, Aug. 23, from 5 until 9 p.m. at the Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q., 432 Center St., Lewiston.
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Mon, Aug 20th 2012 07:00 am
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Sat, Aug 18th 2012 07:00 am
One of Niagara County's biggest events of the year, the Lewiston Kiwanis Peach Festival takes place Sept. 7-9 at Academy Park. A highlight of the festival is the grand midway featuring rides fit for all ages.

Niagara Frontier Publications is giving away three booklets of Peach Festival ride tickets.

Chamber hosts 'Blender' at YYC
Sat, Aug 18th 2012 07:00 am
On Thursday, the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce hosted its second business "Blender" of the summer, this time at the Youngstown Yacht Club on the shores of the lower Niagara in Youngstown.
Recycling containers, lending request, zoning at Porter Board session
Fri, Aug 17th 2012 10:45 pm
Porter Town Board members talked recycling containers and debated lending a generator in an active session Monday, that also saw the holding of three public hearings.

The board was updated on a state Department of Environmental Conservation recycling grant application from town grant writer Bernie Rotella. It also heard concerns by East Avenue resident Ernie Lavigueur on keeping residents apprised regarding any changes to the recycling program.

Independent Living clients have enjoyable fishing experience
Fri, Aug 17th 2012 10:35 pm
Independent Living of Niagara County recently held their seventh annual fishing contest in the Lower Niagara River. The contest was organized by ILNC for clients with disabilities.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital announces River Run winners
Wed, Aug 15th 2012 12:00 pm
Jack Hughes of Williamsville (18 minutes, 15 seconds) and Stephanie Schmidt of Sanborn were the winners in the 10th annual River Run to benefit the Center for Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation at Mount St. Mary's Hospital.
Ultimate Art Festival recap
Tue, Aug 14th 2012 01:25 pm
We have photos, a photo gallery, videos, a list of winners and more.
Artpark puts different spin on 'Cinderella'
Sat, Aug 11th 2012 09:00 am
Cinderella (Emilie Renier) goes from rags to riches in Artpark's musical production of "Cinderella." The show is on stage this weekend and next week at 450 S. Fourth St., Lewiston.
Newfane Town Celebration promotes local community
Sat, Aug 11th 2012 07:00 am
Summer is always the time to reconnect with neighbors, and the Town of Newfane has offered the perfect opportunity for a local reunion for 26 years.
Dave's Memorial Dice Run raises $3,313 for Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co.
Fri, Aug 10th 2012 07:00 am
The sixth annual Dave's Memorial Dice Run benefit, held July 21, netted $3,313 for the Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co.'s "Ambulance Drive for Life."
Lewiston native working London Olympic Games
Mon, Aug 6th 2012 11:55 am
Working his third Olympic Games, Lewiston native Bill Kellick is in London with the USA Taekwondo Team and modern pentathlon.
Youngstown artist has CD release
Mon, Aug 6th 2012 07:00 am
Singer/songwriter Rebecca Miner of Youngstown has announced the release of her first CD, "Time Will Tell," coinciding with a concert, Friday, Aug. 31, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Hickory Stick Golf Club, 4560 Creek Road, Lewiston.
Lewiston: Richardson opening Fourth and Center streets anchor
Sat, Aug 4th 2012 12:00 pm
Professor Herbert Richardson's vision for his property on North Fourth and Center streets is finally coming to fruition. The entrepreneur and Edwin Mellen Press author is about to open his two-story corner building, which he is calling "Lewiston Small Shops."
It takes hard work to make 'Cinderella' the belle of the ball
Sat, Aug 4th 2012 07:10 am
Oh, sure, when you watch Artpark's version of "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella" next week, it will be shiny, smooth and, in a word, magical. But just because it looks effortless on stage doesn't mean the production work behind the scenes is easy.
Corps hosts rare visit inside NFSS Interim Waste Containment Structure
Sat, Aug 4th 2012 07:00 am
"It's not necessarily like a park; it may look like a park in some places, but it's not."
'Soldiers of the Revolution' battle over Old Fort Niagara
Wed, Aug 1st 2012 10:20 am
On Aug. 11-12, British redcoats will once again scan the eastern horizon for signs of Continental soldiers intent on capturing Old Fort Niagara.
Artpark introduces summer art workshops for adults
Tue, Jul 31st 2012 07:00 am
It's never too late to learn a new craft. Here is your opportunity to discover a hobby, brush up on a technique or master a skill at Artpark's new adult art workshops.
Mastantuono takes over Allstate office in Lewiston
Mon, Jul 30th 2012 07:00 am
Public insurance company Allstate has been a presence in the Lewiston area for years, but recently has moved - if only across the street, to 424 Center St. The Lewiston agency's new exclusive agent is Phil Mastantuono.