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Village of Lewiston: Restaurant additions approved
Tue, Feb 21st 2012 11:30 pm
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees approved development plans for The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q. and Brio Pizzeria & Restaurant at Tuesday's monthly meeting. The owners of both eateries intend to add a second-floor patio to their respective businesses.
'Easter Parade' fashion show, luncheon, March 4
Tue, Feb 21st 2012 07:00 am
Lutheran Church of the Messiah announces its "Easter Parade" Fashion show and luncheon will be held Sunday, March 4, at 1 p.m. at the church, 915 Oneida St., in the Village of Lewiston.
'Arsenic And Old Lace: The Lewiston Connection'
Mon, Feb 20th 2012 12:40 pm
Did you know the idea for the "Arsenic and Old Lace" play and movie came from Lewiston?
Village of Lewiston Welcome Center takes home top design prize
Sat, Feb 18th 2012 07:05 am
The WNY branch of the American Public Works Association presented the 2011 Project of the Year Award - historical restoration/preservation category - to the Village of Lewiston for the Piper Law Office restoration.
L-P Builders Club brings Valentine's Day cheer
Sat, Feb 18th 2012 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Builders Club has once again brought the school and community together in an effort to bring cheer to those at the Newfane Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.
Lions award Valentine's Day prize
Fri, Feb 17th 2012 03:30 pm
Jennifer Pauly, president of the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce, draws the $1,000 winner of the Lewiston Lions' annual Valentine's Day charity drawing.
Key to the Locks Award to be presented
Thu, Feb 16th 2012 07:00 am
The Erie Canal Discovery Center is proud to present the seventh annual Key to the Locks Award and Ceremony on May 5 at 11 a.m.
Left of Center: Now there's more room to Mangia
Sat, Feb 11th 2012 04:30 am
Center Street restaurant expands, adds menu items.
Lewiston Lions district governor inducts two new members
Fri, Feb 10th 2012 05:40 pm
District Governor Lion Clancy Berquit recently inducted two new members into the Lewiston Lions Club: John and Linda Mayue.
Lewiston-Porter Middle School conducts K-9 search
Fri, Feb 10th 2012 04:40 pm
On Feb. 8, the Lewiston Police Department in conjunction with the Lewiston-Porter School District conducted a random K-9 drug search at Lewiston-Porter Middle School.
Village of Lewiston donates painting to Mount St. Mary's in honor of Marnie Eydt
Wed, Feb 8th 2012 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees presented a framed copy of Capt. James Van Cleve's portrait of Lewiston to Mount St. Mary's Hospital.
Village of Lewiston wants in on ice rink talks
Tue, Feb 7th 2012 04:15 pm
Following the Town of Lewiston's closure of the ice rink at Academy Park, the Village of Lewiston Board wants to be included in future discussions pertaining to the outdoor attraction.
Niagara County supports 1812 Bicentennial programming
Mon, Feb 6th 2012 04:20 pm
The Niagara County Legislature recently awarded Old Fort Niagara a grant of $37,500 to support 1812 Bicentennial programming.
Left of Center: Say yes to the dresses
Sat, Feb 4th 2012 05:30 am
Angel to Apple hosts a one-day bridal gown sample sale.
Rink takedown under way
Sat, Feb 4th 2012 05:00 am
Now comes the hard part. Following an active period of successful operation, the Town of Lewiston Rec. Department's Family Ice Rink began its takedown process this past week at Academy Park.
SPCA hires former Lewiston vet
Fri, Feb 3rd 2012 07:45 am
Dr. Grant Hobika to "evaluate all animals and oversee their care, as well as assist in the development of animal handling protocols," according to SPCA press release.
State designates Cambria Technology Park 'shovel-ready'
Thu, Feb 2nd 2012 03:20 pm
Top leaders from Western New York were on-hand in Cambria to announce that New York state had designated a new high-tech business park in Cambria "shovel-ready."
Mount St. Mary's to offer free cholesterol blood screening
Tue, Jan 31st 2012 07:05 am
As part of Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center's wellness initiative and enhanced cardiac and diagnostic laboratory services, the hospital is offering a free "Community Lipid Panel Screening."
Welcome Center nets top prize
Mon, Jan 30th 2012 03:35 pm
The WNY branch of the American Public Works Association recently named the restoration of the Piper Law Office/Lewiston Welcome Center as the 2011 Project of the Year - Historical/Preservation Award.
Mount St. Mary's receives donation from Rotary Club of Lewiston
Fri, Jan 27th 2012 01:25 pm
Thanks to the Rotary Club of Lewiston and Niagara-on-the-Lake, a $1,000 donation was presented to the maternity department at Mount St. Mary's for the acquisition of a newborn isolette.
Audition for Artpark's summer Broadway musical 'Cinderella'
Fri, Jan 27th 2012 12:35 pm
Artpark & Company Inc. is pleased to announce auditions for its upcoming Mainstage Theater production of "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella," running eight performances Aug. 9-17.
'Doctors with a Heart Day' approaches
Sat, Jan 21st 2012 07:00 am
Dr. Glenda R. Rose and Dr. Thomas G. Barba, of Rose Chiropractic in Lewiston will sponsor the 22nd annual "Doctors with a Heart Day."
Greenway Commission votes JDP proposal as consistent
Fri, Jan 20th 2012 08:40 pm
The Town of Lewiston encountered some questioning at the Niagara River Greenway Commission's Tuesday review of its application for some $5.7 million in Phase I Joe Davis State Park improvements.
UPDATE: Second jet boat lawsuit dismissed; Williams to appeal
Wed, Jan 18th 2012 02:25 pm
State Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr. has dismissed the second lawsuit filed by developer Jerome Williams and Lewiston Management Group against Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours and the Village of Lewiston.

The lawsuit, which was filed March 21, 2011, questioned the validity of an agreement between the village and WJBT. It asserted the Village of Lewiston violated Section 51 of general municipal law and was in violation of the public trust doctrine. The plaintiffs claimed a 2002 lease between the two parties violated easement requirements, and inferred trustees illegally granted said lease. This action, the suit alleged, resulted in the "waste of public property" alongside Water Street Landing on Water Street, where WJBT operates.

Old Fort Niagara: A grand evening at Twelfth Night Ball
Sat, Jan 14th 2012 07:00 am
The annual Twelfth Night Ball fundraiser at Old Fort Niagara was another grand evening of high fashion, dancing and merrymaking.
Battle of Queenston Heights volunteer organizers meet
Sat, Jan 14th 2012 07:00 am
More than 30 volunteer organizers met at the Lewiston Museum recently to discuss plans for the forthcoming Battle of Queenston Heights Bicentennial Commemoration and Re-enactment.
Overindulge this holiday season?
Fri, Jan 13th 2012 07:00 am
Exposure from the environment, poor nutrition and a sedentary, stressful lifestyle can cause a buildup of toxins within the body.
Golfing in January?
Wed, Jan 11th 2012 02:20 pm
Mild January weather this week lured out a few hardy visitors to the Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Club on Creek Road for a round of golf.
New Village of Lewiston wine bar on Planning Board agenda
Tue, Jan 10th 2012 03:00 pm
The Village of Lewiston Planning Board is expected to discuss Emery Simon's plans to convert 755 Center St. North into a wine bar at Tuesday's meeting.
'Mysteries at the Museum' at Old Fort Niagara
Mon, Jan 9th 2012 12:00 pm
This past week, a film crew from the television program "Mysteries at the Museum" (Travel Channel) spent the day at Old Fort Niagara filming a segment on "The William Morgan Affair."
Lewiston Lions welcome new member, help those in need, receive recognition
Fri, Jan 6th 2012 03:50 pm
The Lewiston Lions Club was busy over the holiday season.
Old Fort Niagara will host 'Snowshoe Patrol'
Thu, Jan 5th 2012 07:00 am
On Saturday, Jan. 14, visitors to Old Fort Niagara will have the opportunity to experience life during the winter of 1757 as local re-enactors and educators from State Parks team up to present the "Snowshoe Patrol."
War of 1812 Bicentennial Peace Garden Map unveiled
Wed, Jan 4th 2012 12:00 pm
Five NYS regional tourism offices, in collaboration with the International Peace Garden Foundation, unveiled a new trail map pinpointing 17 historical sites. The gardens mark 200 years of peace between Canada and the U.S.
A beautiful day for a swim
Tue, Jan 3rd 2012 11:45 am
The Neptune Ski Club hosted its "Ski-A-Thon 2012" over the weekend.
Ready, set, fire!
Mon, Jan 2nd 2012 12:00 pm
Cannons were fired multiple times Sunday at Old Fort Niagara in Youngstown as a salute to Fort George, Ontario, during the "Lieutenant Governor's Levee."
2011: A year of impacting news
Sat, Dec 31st 2011 07:00 am
The year 2011 is now fading into memory.

As we eagerly anticipate what's to come in 2012, we now look back at what was 2011. It was certainly memorable, with changes, countless ones, on a global, national, local, and even a personal scale.

For some it was a year of high expectations, some achieved. For others it might have been frustrations, possibly loss. You can say one thing though - we were all impacted by the events that occurred in the last year in some form or another.

What follows is a brief look at some of the major news reported on in the Sentinel coverage area over the past year. News, which will likely continue to impact area residents in 2012 and beyond.

10 stories impacting the Village of Lewiston as 2012 begins
Fri, Dec 30th 2011 03:55 pm
As the countdown to the new year begins, the Sentinel takes a look back at 10 Village of Lewiston topics covered in 2011, all of which will impact residents in 2012.
Helping out
Fri, Dec 30th 2011 09:45 am
In the spirit of giving, the Coldwell Banker Talarico Real Estate Office in Lewiston adopted a family of five from the Air Force base in Niagara Falls.
Festive holiday atmosphere at Lew-Port BOE session
Fri, Dec 23rd 2011 07:00 am
A festive atmosphere hovered over the Lewiston-Porter Board of Education meeting as students performed, people were recognized, and gifts from donors received.

A group of third-graders performed several traditional Christmas carols and the entire room joined in on "We Wish You a Merry Christmas." Student carolers, under the direction of Nicole Mosier, included Elizabeth Teal, Maya Marcyan, Makenna Barrientos, Emma Sand, Nathan Rhodes, Olivia Naughton, Julia Thomas, Meghan Baio, Graciana Auer, Ciaran Edwards, Alexandra Lee, Ellie Phillips, Jaden Lombardo and Isabella Tolliano. Vicki Mehr accompanied.

Village of Lewiston votes to accept Gary Hall's recreation center
Tue, Dec 20th 2011 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston accepted Gary Hall's gift of a new, $2 million recreation center at Monday's monthly board meeting. ... Now the question is where to put it.