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Video: Santa Claus is coming to town ... by helicopter
Sat, Dec 7th 2013 03:10 pm
Santa Claus made a special pre-Christmas visit to the Village of Lewiston Saturday as part of the annual Christmas Walk. St. Nick arrived by helicopter to greet children and families. Click the link for video highlights.
Lewiston Family Ice Rink now open
Sat, Dec 7th 2013 07:00 am
The Lewiston Family Ice Rink welcomed each of its sponsors to a grand opening preview to cut the ribbon and open another season of skating at Academy Park.
Niagara Hospice gives thanks to Lewiston Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1
Wed, Dec 4th 2013 08:25 am
A record number of runners in The Mighty Niagara Half Marathon traveled safely through Lewiston thanks, in part, to Lewiston Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1. Paul Beatty, race chairman of The Mighty Niagara Half Marathon and Hospice Dash 5K, recently recognized the fire company with a thank you plaque.
St. Peter School gives back at Thanksgiving
Mon, Dec 2nd 2013 11:10 am
St. Peter R.C. School spent a morning creating cards for servicemen and servicewomen, and wreaths for the residents at Our Lady of Peace nursing home.
'Great Contraption Race' to benefit It Happened to Alexa Foundation
Sat, Nov 30th 2013 07:00 am
Living in northern Niagara County, one of neatest attributes seen in area residents is their ability to get creative.
Lewiston Town Board addresses Legacy Drive
Sat, Nov 30th 2013 07:00 am
With the November elections now history and changes in the town looming for January, the Lewiston Town Board held a "nuts and bolts" type meeting Monday to address old business, ongoing drainage problems and set the stage for cooperation under a new Dennis Brochey administration.
Old Fort Niagara, Youngstown will mark bicentennial of British attack
Fri, Nov 29th 2013 07:00 am
On the cold, snowy morning of Dec. 19, 1813, Fort Niagara and the tiny settlement of Youngstown received a visit from some unwelcome guests: 562 British soldiers and Native allies bent on capturing the fort and revenging the destruction of Newark (Niagara-on-the-Lake) that had occurred just nine days prior.
Mark Daul: A neat email from friend Bob Reese
Sat, Nov 23rd 2013 07:00 am
Bob Reese is a comical guy who I have known from back in the '80s. He always has something funny to say, such as the day he saw me in shorts and said, "Hmm, chicken legs, I think I'll have chicken tonight, you just reminded me of them."
Scarecrow contest winners receive NFP gift certificates
Sat, Nov 23rd 2013 07:00 am
Winners of the recent Niagara River Region Scarecrow Display are shown with their gift certificate prizes, presented by contest sponsor Niagara Frontier Publications.
Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce takes part in 'Share The Bounty' wine tour
Mon, Nov 18th 2013 01:10 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce coordinated its first "Share the Bounty" wine tour in conjunction with the Niagara Wine Trail "Share the Bounty" event.
Youngstown Business & Professional Association recipient of community enhancement grant
Sat, Nov 16th 2013 10:00 am
The Youngstown Business and Professional Association received a grant from the William G. Mayne Jr. Business/Community Enhancement Program.
New playground equipment at Porter on the Lake Park
Sat, Nov 16th 2013 07:00 am
Last month, the Porter on the Lake Park committee joined with area elected officials and the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting to mark the completion of new updated playground at the park.
Lewiston Choraleers to present popular Christmas concert program at six area churches
Wed, Nov 13th 2013 01:45 pm
The Lewiston Choraleers will present their annual Christmas program, "We Need a Little Christmas," on Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 7 and 8, at six area churches. The schedule of performances is as follows:
Operation Christmas Child arrives in Lewiston
Wed, Nov 13th 2013 01:35 pm
First Presbyterian Church in Lewiston has announced that, for the first time, it is a drop-off location for Operation Christmas Child. Items can be dropped off from Nov. 18-24 at 505 Cayuga St.
Review: Lewiston Ghost Walks end with a bang
Mon, Nov 11th 2013 03:00 pm
Saturday, Oct. 26, was the last run of the Marble Orchard Ghost Walk until next fall. The Lewiston Ghost Walk, also known as The Marble Orchard Ghost Walk, is put on every year by The Lewiston Council on the Arts. The walk ran every Saturday night in September and October this fall thanks to a volunteer cast, whose members, of course, dress in character as townspeople from the 1800s.
New owners at The Natural Link
Sat, Nov 9th 2013 07:05 am
Walt is turning over the meat slicer to the Martin family.
What's with all the construction in Lewiston?
Sat, Nov 9th 2013 07:00 am
PHOTOS: Construction work in the Village of Lewiston has people wondering what's happening. Here's an explanation:
International Business Academy sets Lew-Port students apart
Sat, Nov 9th 2013 07:00 am
Students graduating from Lewiston-Porter will be prepared to face the challenges of a global economy. This comes from an educational experience they are receiving through the school's Academy of International Business and Finance.
Updated: Brochey elected supervisor in Town of Lewiston
Sat, Nov 9th 2013 06:55 am
Come January, Dennis Brochey will be supervisor in the Town of Lewiston.

Brochey, a Democrat and Village of Lewiston trustee, defeated Ernie Palmer, a Republican and Town of Lewiston councilman, by 418 votes in Tuesday's election.

Tuscarora Heroes Monument installed in Lewiston
Mon, Nov 4th 2013 02:40 pm
On Monday, under the watchful eye of site contractor Rocco DelGrosso and members of the Historical Association of Lewiston, the Tuscarora Heroes monument was installed on Center Street. Statues of three Native Americans, representing the Tuscarora nation, were planted in a park that pays tribute to "Tuscarora Heroes" - the brave men and women who rushed Lewiston residents out of the village during the 1813 British invasion.
Lagoon opposition in Lewiston
Sat, Nov 2nd 2013 11:00 am
Rumors of a potential lagoon project eyed for Lewiston spilled over at the Lewiston Town Board meeting, where a number of local residents vented their opposition on the mere idea of it ever becoming reality.
Lew-Port students know safety comes first
Sat, Nov 2nd 2013 07:05 am
Nine hundred kids get on and off the buses at the Lewiston-Porter Primary and Intermediate schools each day. Imagine kids jumping off buses, running and weaving toward the buildings with smaller ones caught in the frenzy.
Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise and Clambake nets record
Sat, Nov 2nd 2013 07:00 am
The Jack Beatty Cruise and Clambake has become one of the most popular summer events in Niagara County. This year, in the 14th anniversary of the event, a record $38,000 was raised to benefit Niagara Hospice.
Town improvements at Sanborn, Colonial Village parks
Sat, Nov 2nd 2013 06:55 am
The Town of Lewiston completed needed improvements at Sanborn Park and Colonial Village Park this past week.
The wondrous world of 'Aladdin' comes to the Artpark stage next spring
Thu, Oct 31st 2013 04:20 pm
Artpark has announced "Aladdin & Other Enchanting Tales" as its annual springtime children's theater offering. Philadelphia's Enchantment Theatre Company will present two Mainstage Theater performances (10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.) May 6, 2014.
Troops give back to Brochey
Thu, Oct 31st 2013 03:20 pm
After meeting with military staff at the Connecticut Street Armory in Buffalo to secure that location for the annual Red Brick Bench Press Championships, Dennis Brochey of Lewiston was honored with a color print of the armory as a token of gratitude by members of Co. C (Sig) 27th BSTB Army National Guard.
Trick or treat never tasted so good
Tue, Oct 29th 2013 04:55 pm
Casa Antica hosted its annual customer appreciation event Monday, but with a twist. For the first time, the eatery invited guests to dress up in Halloween costumes.
New York Power Authority: 7th million visitor milestone marked
Mon, Oct 28th 2013 03:40 pm
The New York Power Authority's admission-free Power Vista visitors center marked an attendance milestone of welcoming 7 million visitors since the facility first opened its doors in 1963.
Expansion coming soon
Sat, Oct 26th 2013 11:00 am
Both the Village of Lewiston Planning Board and Board of Trustees have given approval to the DiMino family to expand the Colonial Valley Plaza on Center and South Eighth streets. An 11,056-square-foot addition will be built on the CVS lot's west side, and will house between one and three tenants.
Guess our scarecrow's name, enter to win a $50 gift certificate
Sat, Oct 26th 2013 07:00 am
Who is that dashing figure standing outside of Casa Antica? Why, it's the Niagara Frontier Publications' scarecrow, that's who! But what is his name? He looks so familiar!
Lewiston Dance instructors learn from the best at NYC summit
Sat, Oct 26th 2013 07:00 am
This past summer, dance instructors from the Lewiston Dance Center and the Grand Island Dance Center were in New York City for the Capezio NYC Dance Teachers Summit.
Artpark & Company welcomes new directors
Fri, Oct 25th 2013 04:35 pm
The Artpark & Company annual meeting was held Wednesday at the Niagara Falls Country Club to confirm the re-election of officers and appointment of directors.
Lewiston announces return of Family Ice Rink
Fri, Oct 25th 2013 04:10 pm
The Town of Lewiston and Village of Lewiston have announced plans are in place to return the popular Lewiston Family Ice Rink to Academy Park in December.
River Region Scarecrow Display winner revealed
Thu, Oct 24th 2013 10:20 pm
The judge's tallies are in, and the overall winner of the 2013 Niagara River Region Scarecrow Display is the "Spring, Summer, Fall & Winter" exhibition in Youngstown. Resident Deborah Fox's block-long display won the "Best in Show" award.
Old Fort Niagara announces hearth cooking workshop
Tue, Oct 22nd 2013 03:40 pm
On Saturday, Nov. 2, Old Fort Niagara will offer culinary buffs a rare chance to prepare an elaborate period meal in an 18th century kitchen. The four-hour workshop will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the boulangerie of the French Castle.
Village of Lewiston honors Doug Janese
Tue, Oct 22nd 2013 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston issued a proclamation to Town of Lewiston Superintendent of Highways Doug Janese Monday in recognition of his department's contributions to the village.
Tuscarora School children write letters to the future
Sat, Oct 19th 2013 10:00 am
A lesser-known part of the soon-to-be Tuscarora Heroes Monument is a time capsule, which will sit inside one of the pillars for the next 200 hundred years.
Greenway funding in Wilson
Sat, Oct 19th 2013 07:00 am
At the regular meeting of the Wilson Town Board on Wednesday, Niagara County Legislator David Godfrey presented two checks to the board from the Niagara River Greenway Commission.
Only at Tops
Sat, Oct 19th 2013 07:00 am
Shoppers at DiMino Tops Lewiston have noticed some big changes this year. The store was completely remodeled and made to more efficiently serve customer needs. Its produce and deli sections are brand-new and boast an expanded array of fruits, vegetables, meats and cheeses.

Now, Tops is showcasing some items that are exclusive to the Lewiston supermarket:

Lewiston No. 1 fund drive a hit
Mon, Oct 14th 2013 12:30 pm
Lewiston Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1 is wrapping up its annual fund drive. This year, the company awarded a large-screen TV in a random drawing of all entries. Patricia Rose of Lewiston was the winner and is shown as Chief John Penzotti presents her with the TV.
 


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