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Village of Lewiston: Dennis Brochey, Nicholas Conde sworn-in
Tue, Jul 3rd 2012 09:50 am
Dennis Brochey and Nicholas Conde took the oath of office Monday in the Village of Lewiston. The two men join Mayor Terry Collesano and trustees Bruce Sutherland and Vic Eydt on the Village Board.
Friends of the Lewiston Library raffle winner
Tue, Jul 3rd 2012 07:00 am
Lou Ann Zoda won the Friends of the Lewiston Public Library GardenFest raffle.
'Paddles Up' coming up
Mon, Jul 2nd 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara River Greenway Commission announces the seventh annual "Paddles Up Niagara" will take place along the southeastern shores of Grand Island on Saturday, July 28.
A festive Fourth in Niagara County
Sat, Jun 30th 2012 07:05 am
Niagara County residents can anticipate celebrating the Fourth of July week with a bang! Many special events in the region will honor Independence Day.
Welcome to Emerald Grove
Fri, Jun 29th 2012 08:40 pm
Artpark invites all art and nature lovers, families, and dreamers to the newest park addition: "Emerald Grove," a whimsical interactive art installation geared toward children and nature lovers.
A sign for the times
Fri, Jun 29th 2012 07:00 am
Joe and Laurie Lettieri refer to it as "Jordan's sign."

The big yellow "Child With Autism Area" sign stands at the entrance to Lakewood Drive in the Ashwood subdivision off Schultz Road.

Celebrating 200 years in the Town of Niagara
Fri, Jun 29th 2012 07:00 am
The highlight of the Town of Niagara's bicentennial celebration arrives this weekend with a parade on Military Road followed by two days of activities at Veterans Memorial Park on Lockport Road.
Memorial Medical Center Auxiliary installs new officers
Thu, Jun 28th 2012 03:45 pm
The Auxiliary of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center recently installed its slate of officers and directors for 2012-13.
Mount St. Mary's maternity department earns national recognition
Thu, Jun 28th 2012 07:00 am
The maternity department of the Center for Women at Mount St. Mary's Hospital has been rated in the top 10 percent for excellent services by a nationwide ratings agency.
Freshman legislator secures funding for Wheatfield summer events
Tue, Jun 26th 2012 04:25 pm
A freshman lawmaker has secured key funding for events in her hometown this summer - including a popular farmers market that will bring fresh produce and baked goods to local residents on a weekly basis.
Week at the museum: A new all-day art camp for teens at Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University
Tue, Jun 26th 2012 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University is offering a brand new art camp for teens ages 12-15 during the week of July 16 to 20.
Office for the Aging helps seniors' four-legged friends
Mon, Jun 25th 2012 11:50 pm
The four-legged friends of Niagara County's older adults have a lot to wag about thanks to a new program being administered by the county's Office for the Aging.
Q-and-A with the 'Road Bros'
Sat, Jun 23rd 2012 07:05 am
Travel judges Mike Shubic and Brian Cox, better known as the "Road Bros," visited Lewiston this week to see if the 30-restaurant-village has what it takes to become "Best for Food" in the Rand McNally/USA Today "Best of the Road" contest.
Dunkin' Donuts donates nearly $113,000 to Muscular Dystrophy Association
Fri, Jun 22nd 2012 10:10 pm
Dunkin' Donuts announces the results of a 10-day collection campaign across New York to support the fight against muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by presenting the MDA with a donation of $112,867.
Local strawberries at market
Fri, Jun 22nd 2012 05:00 pm
The Wheatfield Farmers Market now is open from 3 to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays in the parking lot outside Town Hall.
Summer begins
Fri, Jun 22nd 2012 09:00 am
The Start of Summer Street Dance in Youngstown Thursday saw a large crowd come out to eat, drink, dance, play with beach balls and visit with friends on a warm summer evening.
Carmen Granto named chairman of the board of Mount St. Mary's Hospital
Wed, Jun 20th 2012 02:45 pm
Carmen A. Granto of Niagara Falls has been elected chairman of the board of trustees of Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center. Granto, the retired superintendent of schools of the Niagara Falls School District, replaces Sr. Margaret Tuley, DC, who has served as board chair since 2003.
Connect with us and meet Foreigner
Wed, Jun 20th 2012 01:00 pm
Foreigner headlines the June 26 "Tuesday in the Park" concert series at Artpark, and Niagara Frontier Publications is giving you a chance to meet the band.
Lewiston 'Best For Food': Meet the 'Road Bros'
Mon, Jun 18th 2012 11:20 am
Judges coming to Lewiston for national contest; Travel Channel will be in Lewiston accompanying judges; public reception scheduled for Wednesday at The Silo Restaurant. Watch the preview video.

Lewiston is finalist in USA Today/Rand McNally "Best for Food" contest.

Artpark 2012: Touring is old hat for Kansas
Sat, Jun 16th 2012 01:40 am
Plain and simple, Kansas guitarist Rich Williams says, "I love what we do."

Even after five decades of touring, recording, signing autographs, taking pictures and dealing with record labels in what most people consider the worst industry on God's green earth, Williams wouldn't want to be doing anything else.

Wallenda wins
Sat, Jun 16th 2012 12:55 am
Friday night, with the eyes of the world watching, daredevil Nik Wallenda successfully walked a high wire across Niagara Falls. Wallenda began his trek from Niagara Falls, N.Y., at about 10:15 p.m., and finished about 10:45 p.m. in Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Seventh annual Lewiston GardenFest is set for June 23, 24
Sat, Jun 16th 2012 12:50 am
Take the historic Village of Lewiston, add a love of gardening, and you have the seventh annual Lewiston GardenFest, sponsored by the Lewiston Garden Club.
Skating for a Cure
Fri, Jun 15th 2012 07:00 am
Wheatfield resident Donald Lauer will be up early Sunday in order to coach a 7 a.m. hockey game at the Northtown Center at Amherst.
Sting keeps it real - and rockin' - at Artpark
Wed, Jun 13th 2012 10:45 pm
Perfection. Magic. All under a star-filled sky and flawless evening weather in Lewiston. Sting and Police fans alike were dazzled in every way on this practically perfect concert night.
New coroner takes on duties in Niagara County
Wed, Jun 13th 2012 09:00 am
For Richard Rutland, the opportunity to serve as Niagara County's new 4th District coroner seemed the perfect capstone to a career that had included time as both an emergency responder and a funeral director.
Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel to add high-definition video sign atop hotel tower
Mon, Jun 11th 2012 12:50 pm
Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel will soon brighten the Niagara Falls skyline and greet visitors in a big way.
Pubfest organizer: 2012 will be biggest yet
Mon, Jun 11th 2012 07:00 am
Pubfest 2012 is set for June 15-17 and promises to be bigger and better than ever.

"It's going to be gigantic, this year is by far the biggest ever," said Ken Scibetta, founder of Pubfest and co-owner of the Lewiston Village Pub on Center Street.

Pulitzer-winning historian explores War of 1812 in forum at NU
Thu, Jun 7th 2012 09:10 am
Pulitzer Prize winning historian Alan Taylor, Ph.D., will deliver a keynote address on the War of 1812 and fighting on the Niagara Frontier, Thursday, June 14, at 8 p.m. in the Castellani Art Museum on the campus of Niagara University.
New Military Road landmark
Thu, Jun 7th 2012 08:30 am
The Town of Niagara continued its celebration of its bicentennial with the dedication of an 1812 replica cannon at the corner of Packard and Military roads.
Weezer to perform at Buffalo Place 'Rocks the Harbor'
Tue, Jun 5th 2012 02:20 pm
Weezer will perform at Buffalo Place "Rocks the Harbor" in downtown Buffalo at the Erie Canal Harbor Central Wharf on Friday, July 13. The event begins at 6 p.m.
Memorial receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
Tue, Jun 5th 2012 07:00 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center recently was presented with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.
Niagara University students launch soup kitchen in downtown Niagara Falls
Mon, Jun 4th 2012 11:15 am
NU grad Kalani Personius and seniors Mary Gibson and Jessica Spellane work to help those in need at St. George's Church.
NU: Castellani Art Museum opens War of 1812 Bicentennial exhibition
Mon, Jun 4th 2012 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will open a new exhibition presented in conjunction with the War of 1812 Bicentennial celebration on Sunday, June 10. The event runs from from 2 until 4 p.m. and features a talk by guest curator Dr. Robert Giannetti as well as an information fair for Niagara 1812 Legacy Council partner organizations to promote their own events and programs.
New EP marks 'beginning' of Scibilia's career
Mon, Jun 4th 2012 07:00 am
Though he's performed professionally for more than a decade, and shared stages with some of the music industry's top acts, Marc Scibilia says his career is now finally beginning.
John's Pizza & Subs celebrates 30th birthday
Fri, Jun 1st 2012 06:40 pm
What started as "a little shoebox store" is celebrating 30 years in business this month.
Sending kids to camp
Fri, Jun 1st 2012 06:35 pm
Lauren Bonilla, fundraising coordinator for the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Western New York, accepts a $1,000 check from Robert Burns at his Wheatfield Tim Hortons location on Niagara Falls Boulevard.
Bicentennial: Town of Niagara is celebrating history
Thu, May 31st 2012 08:50 am
The Town of Niagara is celebrating its bicentennial this year. Here's a look back at a bit of its history.
Tollhouse added to Lewiston Welcome Center
Wed, May 30th 2012 10:50 pm
Last August, a tollhouse used at Lewiston's suspension bridge to Canada was gifted to the village. The building was placed in the driveway of Clerk Anne Welch whose husband, Bob, a Historical Association of Lewiston volunteer, worked to refurbish the unit.
Buffalo-Niagara Falls ranked in top 20 for overseas visitors to U.S.
Tue, May 29th 2012 10:30 am
For the first time ever, the Buffalo Niagara region is one of the top 20 U.S. destinations for overseas visitors.

This month, the U.S. Department of Commerce's Office of Travel and Tourism Industries released its "Overseas Visitation Estimates for U.S. States, Cities, and Census Regions" report for 2011. The report estimates that the Buffalo-Niagara Falls metro statistical area received 335,000 visitors from outside the U.S., Canada and Mexico in 2011, making it the 20th ranked metro area in the U.S.

"We are pleased to receive confirmation that our worldwide sales efforts have paid off. From Niagara Falls State Park, to the historic Erie Canal and Old Fort Niagara, all of our attractions are impacted by this in-bound audience," said NTCC President and CEO John Percy.

Memorial Day in Lewiston
Mon, May 28th 2012 03:10 pm
VIDEO: Memorial Day 2012 was observed in the Village of Lewiston with a special ceremony at Academy Park.