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Nik Wallenda to train at Seneca Niagara Casino for walk over Niagara Falls
Thu, May 3rd 2012 07:25 am
Although the "King of the High Wire" holds a Guinness World Record and comes from a seven-generation circus dynasty, he needs to prepare.
Earth Day tree plantings in Niagara Falls State Park
Wed, May 2nd 2012 07:25 pm
PHOTO GALLERY: Henry J. Kalfas Elementary School teachers Randy Broeker and Chris Kusk brought three-dozen sixth-grade students to Niagara Falls State Park Wednesday to plant new trees.
Daredevil Nik Wallenda makes it official: Will walk June 15
Wed, May 2nd 2012 02:00 pm
Video: Nik Wallenda, "King of the High Wire," will dare to tightrope walk across the American Falls and the Horseshoe Falls.
Lewiston: Competition intensifies for national 'Best for Food' title
Tue, May 1st 2012 03:30 pm
Lewiston currently in second place, behind last year's runner-up; lovers of Lewiston cuisine urged to double-up efforts to vote.
Village of Lewiston approves 2012-13 budget
Tue, May 1st 2012 06:40 am
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees approved the municipality's 2012-13 budget at a special meeting Monday night. The total budget rose from $3,126,609 to $3,298,631, but the tax rate remains $7.12 per $1,000 of assessed valuation.
11 NU students inducted into communication honor society
Mon, Apr 30th 2012 07:50 pm
Eleven Niagara University students became lifetime members of Lambda Pi Eta, the honor society for undergraduate communication students, during an induction ceremony held April 28.
Greater Niagara Ballet Co. presents 'Peter and the Wolf,' 'Pas de Quatre'
Mon, Apr 30th 2012 07:00 am
The Greater Niagara Ballet Company, well known for its traditional holiday production of "The Nutcracker," is adding a spring ballet to its repertoire.
Lewiston Relay For Life educates volunteers
Sat, Apr 28th 2012 07:00 am
The Lewiston Relay For Life held its second informational meeting on Wednesday, April 25. The topic of the meeting was: "Where does the money go?"

The theme for this year's Lewiston Relay For Life is "Mission Possible." The theme will be used throughout the event from decorating tent sites to when teams take their first lap.

Julie Kumiega of American Cancer Society Family and Patient Services talked numbers to the group. The amount of people in Niagara County diagnosed with cancer on a yearly basis is more than 1,000. About 480 women are diagnosed and 638 men.

2012 Chamber Gala: H.A. Treichler & Sons greenhouse and farm is Sanborn Business of the Year
Sat, Apr 28th 2012 07:00 am
The Sanborn Business & Professional Association has chosen H.A. Treichler & Sons greenhouse and farm as the 2012 Sanborn Business of the Year.
Legislature calls on Congress to save farms from Obama labor rules
Fri, Apr 27th 2012 09:40 am
Several Niagara County lawmakers are sounding the alarm over what they call radical new federal labor rules.
Community heroes
Thu, Apr 26th 2012 04:00 pm
St. Johnsburg Volunteer Fire Co., like many across the state participated in RecruitNY last weekend. According to Philip R. Richardson, emergency medical services captain, more than 50 people visited St. Johnsburg and six applications for membership were handed out.
Business leaders, students recognized at NU business banquet
Wed, Apr 25th 2012 12:40 pm
Niagara University's College of Business Administration presented awards to six area business leaders, alumni and students during its 22nd annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet, held Tuesday night at the Conference Center Niagara Falls.
Lewiston GOP endorses Chris Collins for Congress
Wed, Apr 25th 2012 07:00 am
The Lewiston Town & Village Republican Committee has endorsed Chris Collins for New York's 27th Congressional District. Lewiston is the first town in Niagara County to endorse in this race for Congress.
Artpark: Funtime presents Andrew Bird in concert on July 16
Tue, Apr 24th 2012 12:55 pm
Andrew Bird with special guest will perform at Artpark on Monday, July 16. Tickets for the 7 p.m. show go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 27.
St. Peter's celebrates Earth Day
Mon, Apr 23rd 2012 04:45 pm
St. Peter's R.C. School in Lewiston celebrated Earth Day on Friday, April 20. The entire school donned gloves and, armed with garbage bags, cleaned up around Lewiston.
House on the move
Sat, Apr 21st 2012 07:00 am
65 Center St., in the Village of Lewiston, was moved to a new location on Friday. We've got tons of photos and videos, plus all of the backstory.
Roman Café's something fishy is something special
Sat, Apr 21st 2012 06:55 am
It's a Friday night and, despite the numerous best pizza and chicken wings awards on the walls of Roman Café, a hungry gaggle of people has one thing in mind: fish.
Singer, 'The Voice' star Angie Johnson performing at Buffalo Niagara Film Festival
Fri, Apr 20th 2012 10:25 pm
Air Force intelligence analyst-turned YouTube sensation and a star on NBC's "The Voice," Angie Johnson will perform this weekend as part of the Buffalo Niagara Film Festival.
'Little Women' on stage at NU
Fri, Apr 20th 2012 10:15 pm
Through April 29, Niagara University Theatre presents "Little Women," a musical based on the beloved book by Louisa May Alcott. Steven Braddock directs the production with choreography by Terri Filips Vaughan and music direction by Randy Andropolis.
Niagara University dual degree candidate earns best paper award at international conference
Fri, Apr 20th 2012 07:00 am
Anika Loeffler, a student matriculating toward a dual degree from NU and the International University of Applied Sciences in Germany, recently received the Best Paper Award at the 2012 Korea America Hospitality and Tourism Educators Association Conference in Las Vegas.
Helping out: Tuscarora students collect 'Pennies For Patients'
Thu, Apr 19th 2012 08:30 am
For the seventh year in a row, students from Tuscarora Indian School were busy collecting pennies during the month of February for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Catholic Health and Mount St. Mary's Hospital formalize collaborative services agreement
Wed, Apr 18th 2012 01:45 pm
Catholic Health and Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center in Lewiston have signed a collaborative services agreement that will create a stronger working relationship between the two organizations and enhance health care services for residents throughout Niagara County.
Ahoy! Black Pearl sailing season starts May 26 in Lewiston
Wed, Apr 18th 2012 11:20 am
The Black Pearl begins her third great season at noon on Saturday, May 26. The Memorial Day weekend will be busy, so it's time to call in reservations. Cruises will be available on Tuesday and Friday evenings, and all weekend.
Ready for spring
Tue, Apr 17th 2012 08:50 am
The Lewiston Dance Centers' newly formed Family Booster Club and the Lewiston Dance Ensemble -- the studio's dance team -- are holding a fundraiser called "The Spring Fling."
'An Evening with Dream Theater' June 17 at Artpark
Mon, Apr 16th 2012 04:35 pm
103.3 The Edge, 97 Rock and the Rapids Theatre present "An Evening with Dream Theater" on Sunday, June 17, at Artpark.
Niagara River Anglers lure crowds to annual Smelt Festival in Lewiston
Mon, Apr 16th 2012 10:40 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce, Village of Lewiston and The Silo Restaurant, in cooperation with the Niagara River Anglers, will celebrate one of the region's most famous natural resources as they host the Lewiston Smelt Festival.
Maziarz, Ceretto, local leaders open new eWaste collection site
Mon, Apr 16th 2012 09:05 am
Local elected leaders joined Niagara County Refuse Disposal District Director Richard P. Pope and Sunnking President and CEO Duane Beckett at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new eWaste collection site.
2012 Chamber Gala: Ashker's Café and Ice Cream Shop is family-oriented and family-friendly
Sat, Apr 14th 2012 07:00 am
The Youngstown Business & Professional Association has chosen Ashker's Café and Ice Cream Shop as the 2012 Youngstown Business of the Year.
Lewiston Kiwanis Club donates to Niagara Cerebral Palsy
Sat, Apr 14th 2012 07:00 am
The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston donated $450 to Niagara Cerebral Palsy to support the non-profit agency's services for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Fish fry contest winners
Fri, Apr 13th 2012 08:20 pm
Congratulations goes out to Sanborn's Roger Drake, who won the recent "Best Fish Fry" contest and received a $25 gift certificate to an area restaurant. He entered by voting for the restaurant he considered "king of the sea-food."
New Directions set to uncork 3rd annual Wines of Distinction
Fri, Apr 13th 2012 07:00 am
New Directions Youth and Family Services, a leading provider of services for at-risk children and families, invites the community to its annual Wines of Distinction fundraiser.
Memorial celebrates Summit Healthplex upgrades, women's services enhancements
Thu, Apr 12th 2012 04:20 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center held a ceremonial ribbon-cutting today to celebrate the completion of a half-million dollars in building renovations and technology and women's services upgrades at the Summit Healthplex.
Connelly, Daggett leave Kinetic to create Buffalo Cabinetry and Bath Creations
Wed, Apr 11th 2012 02:45 pm
Christopher Connelly has left Kinetic Kitchen and Bath to start a brand-new company - and he's partnered with his former business and marketing guru, Anne Daggett. The two have formed Buffalo Cabinetry of Western New York. BCI, and the duo's Bath Creations, will operate out of Payne's Carpet Outlet.
Seneca Casinos unveil 'Summer Rush' for 2012
Tue, Apr 10th 2012 01:55 pm
Video: Seneca Casinos will deliver an unprecedented level of excitement this summer to the Western New York, Southern Ontario, and Northern Pennsylvania and Ohio regions with "Summer Rush." Headline acts include Stevie Nicks, Joe Walsh, Michael Bolton and ESPN's "Friday Nights Lights."
Promise fulfilled: Niagara University announces completion of $80 mil capital campaign
Tue, Apr 10th 2012 01:25 pm
Niagara University is pleased to announce the successful completion of "The Promise of Niagara...The next 150 years," an $80 capital campaign that began in May 2007.
Hard Rock Rising: Voting under way for Whiskey Reverb
Mon, Apr 9th 2012 10:35 am
Beginning today, fans of Western New York music can cast their votes for Whiskey Reverb in the Hard Rock Rising contest. The Niagara Falls band is in the running for a spot on the 2012 Hard Rock Calling stage in London.
Niagara Regional Theatre Guild hosts The Easy Street Big Band in concert
Mon, Apr 9th 2012 08:35 am
The Easy Street Big Band will appear in concert on Saturday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. at the newly opened Ellicott Creek Playhouse.
Hospice debuts DiMino Lower Niagara 5K Series
Mon, Apr 9th 2012 07:00 am
Niagara Hospice has announced the creation of the DiMino Lower Niagara 5K Series.
Happy Easter
Fri, Apr 6th 2012 01:55 pm
The Greinert family at 6962 Errick Road, Wheatfield, is continuing its 26-year Easter tradition of decorating its property for the holiday. Paul Greinert carries on the tradition started by his dad, Ed Greinert, former town supervisor, with a lighted cross, bunnies, floral wreaths, Easter baskets and more spread over two acres (as shown above).
Good news for airport
Thu, Apr 5th 2012 07:10 pm
Niagara Falls International Airport got a double dip of good news Thursday with an announcement of a new flight destination and the news that federal funding for runway construction is on its way.

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