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Cuomo announces agreement on $25.3 million project with Hamister, City of Niagara Falls
Thu, Sep 19th 2013 10:40 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo visited Niagara Falls Thursday to announce an agreement on the $25.3 million, mixed-use project proposed by Hamister Development Inc., and to thank the City Council for its support. The City Council recently voted in favor of the project, which is located at a city-owned site at 310 Rainbow Blvd., in downtown Niagara Falls.

"With the approval of the Hamister project, the City of Niagara Falls is taking a major step forward in our ongoing work to revive the local tourism industry and economy," Cuomo said.

Observing Sheriff's Week
Thu, Sep 19th 2013 07:00 am
"Sheriff's Week," proclaimed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, is being celebrated this week in Niagara County.
Lewiston, Niagara-on-the-Lake Rotary donates to Mount St. Mary's Center for Women
Wed, Sep 18th 2013 11:15 am
The Lewiston/Niagara-on-the-Lake Rotary recently presented a check to the Center for Women at Mount St. Mary's Hospital for infant resuscitation equipment. The funds were raised from the sale of hot dogs at the Lewiston Art Festival - a club project for 47 years.
Columbus Day pirate and privateer program for children at Niagara History Center
Wed, Sep 18th 2013 11:10 am
Children ages 7-12 are invited to celebrate Columbus Day at the History Center of Niagara County on Monday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This year's program will highlight the life of a pirate and the lesser-known privateer.
Bishop Malone visits NC
Tue, Sep 17th 2013 07:50 am
On Monday, the Most Rev. Richard J. Malone, the 14th Bishop of Buffalo, celebrated Mass at Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School. Malone reminded students and faculty that what makes NC different than public schools is its occupants' reliance on Jesus for guidance and strength.
'Fall Harvest' in Niagara Falls
Mon, Sep 16th 2013 09:05 pm
Niagara Falls Elks Lodge No. 346 will hold its annual "Fall Harvest Basket Auction" on Friday, Oct. 4, from 3 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 5, from 2 to 7 p.m., with drawings taking place at 7 p.m. on Saturday.
Niagara University designated as a 'Military Friendly School' for 2014
Mon, Sep 16th 2013 04:10 pm
Victory Media ranks Niagara University among the top 20 percent of all colleges, universities and trade schools nationwide that are doing the most to embrace America's military service members, veterans and spouses as students, and ensure their success on campus.
Lewiston is CardioCrazed
Mon, Sep 16th 2013 04:00 pm
The fourth annual CardioCraze Wellness Walk of Mount St. Mary's Hospital brought more than 150 walkers to the Village of Lewiston on Saturday. Designed to promote awareness of heart disease and good health, the walkers collected donations and raised more than $10,000 for cardiology initiatives at Mount St. Mary's Hospital.
Tuscarora students get a night of girl power and career advice
Sat, Sep 14th 2013 07:00 am
Pauline Ghougasian, owner of Mode Image in Lewiston, recently opened her salon to some middle school students from the Tuscarora Indian School. She talked to students about having a career as a hairstylist or cosmetologist, and what is involved in running your own business.
Lewiston-Porter senior wraps whirlwind summer
Sat, Sep 14th 2013 02:20 am
It was an unforgettable summer for Michelle Ball, a new senior at Lewiston-Porter High School.
New Cambria Corn Maze holds grand opening
Fri, Sep 13th 2013 11:55 pm
The Cambria Corn Maze will hold its grand opening. The maze was created by local owners John and Leanna Ohol of Cambria, and is located at 5274 Lockport Junction Road, Lockport.
Town of Niagara: Niagara Electric Lights Parade seeks participants
Fri, Sep 13th 2013 09:45 am
Applications to participate in the Niagara Electric Lights Parade now are available at www.tnbpa.com as well as Town of Niagara Town Hall Clerk's Office.
Ernie Palmer, Dennis Brochey take Lewiston primary vote
Tue, Sep 10th 2013 11:10 pm
Change is coming in the Town of Lewiston.
Aquarium of Niagara fundraiser hails the grape
Tue, Sep 10th 2013 05:15 pm
M&T Bank will once again be the grand marquee sponsor for the Aquarium of Niagara's annual "Winds, Waves & Wines," which celebrates the area's grape harvest. "WWW XIV" will be held Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Convention & Event Center Niagara Falls from 6 to 9 p.m.
Peach Festival photo gallery
Mon, Sep 9th 2013 12:00 pm
Visit our photo gallery this week for a complete pictorial recap of the Niagara County Peach Festival.
Alexandra Casale named Peach Queen in Lewiston
Mon, Sep 9th 2013 08:25 am
Alexandra Casale was crowned Peach Queen Sunday night to cap the 56th annual Niagara County Peach Festival.
Lewiston Council on the Arts presents Marble Orchard Ghost Walks
Sat, Sep 7th 2013 07:00 am
Whether you're just out to have some fun or learn something of the paranormal, Lewiston's Marble Orchard Ghost Walks showcase Lewiston's rough and tumble frontier past as well as its gloriously ghost-filled present.
Couple volunteers to provide Hope Before Heaven
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 08:40 pm
All dogs go to heaven, of course. Still, it's pretty difficult to lose a loved pet, especially if there's a chance that pet might be saved by veterinary care.
Olcott/Wilson: Congressman Collins, state and local leaders call for harbor maintenance and protection
Wed, Sep 4th 2013 11:55 pm
Following a tour of Olcott and Wilson harbors, Congressman Chris Collins joined with state and local leaders to highlight the urgent need to maintain and protect local harbors along Lake Ontario's south shoreline.
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School welcomes new teachers
Wed, Sep 4th 2013 06:55 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School conducted extensive faculty and staff development Tuesday, in preparation for a strong and progressive school year.
Tickets on sale now for 20th anniversary of The World's Largest Disco
Tue, Sep 3rd 2013 07:00 am
Conesus Fest for Charity has announced the 20th anniversary of The World's Largest Disco, presented by Univera Healthcare, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 30, at the Buffalo Convention Center. The event runs from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m., and features a mammoth, 64,000-square-foot dance floor, a concert-size sound/light show and surprise appearances from celebrities from the era.
Old Fort Niagara, State Parks events will mark 250th anniversary of Devil's Hole Battle
Tue, Sep 3rd 2013 07:00 am
On Sept. 14-15, Old Fort Niagara and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation will present a weekend of special programs that commemorate the 250th anniversary of two historic skirmishes that occurred at Devil's Hole on Sept. 14, 1763.
New president, new building, new year: Niagara University welcomes new additions to its campus
Sat, Aug 31st 2013 07:05 am
Throughout the short summer months, the students at Niagara University have been preparing for their first day of classes. While new and returning students were buying books and finalizing their class schedules, the university's faculty and staff have been busy at work. This fall, Niagara will welcome a new president and a new science building to campus.
Niagara County Peach Festival: Old-fashioned fun for all ages
Sat, Aug 31st 2013 07:00 am
The countdown to an annual end-of-summer favorite in Lewiston is now underway
Frontier House parking lot opens
Fri, Aug 30th 2013 07:00 pm
Alan Hastings, pictured, president of the historic Frontier House, reached an agreement with the Village of Lewiston this week to re-open the Frontier House parking lot to municipal traffic.
'Shuffle off to Buffalo' (Launch Club) for Antique Boat Show
Fri, Aug 30th 2013 04:40 pm
On Saturday, Sept. 7, the Niagara Frontier Antique and Classic Boats Inc. is hosting its 36th annual Antique Boat Show and Raceboat Reunion at the Buffalo Launch Club at 503 E. River Road on Grand Island. The show begins at 10 a.m. and will feature antique watercraft from boat owners and enthusiasts from across the nation.
NCCC Foundation to recognize Distinguished Student scholars
Thu, Aug 29th 2013 07:00 am
Five new Distinguished Student Scholarship recipients from Niagara County Community College will be showcased at the annual NCCC Foundation Scholarship Gala on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute.
North Tonawanda: Mayor Ortt holds groundbreaking event for Meadow Drive Extension
Wed, Aug 28th 2013 06:35 pm
Mayor Ortt, Congressman Brian Higgins, former Congressman Thomas Reynolds, Sen. George Maziarz, City Attorney Shawn Nickerson and other local officials participated in a groundbreaking event for the long-awaited Meadow Drive Extension.
Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino celebrates grand opening as downtown gaming destination
Wed, Aug 28th 2013 01:25 pm
With the backdrop of a spectacular fireworks display, officials with the Seneca Nation of Indians and Seneca Gaming Corp. looked on with pride Tuesday night as the long-awaited Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino made its official debut in downtown Buffalo. The $130 million gaming facility becomes the latest attraction in the rapidly developing Cobblestone District along the Inner Harbor.
ZZ Top: Artpark goes crazy for sharp-dressed men
Wed, Aug 28th 2013 12:30 pm
VIDEO: ZZ Top closed the 2013 "Tuesday in the Park" concert series at Artpark with a mix of new songs and classics, including "Gimme All Your Lovin," "Sharp Dressed Man" and "Legs."
Youngstown: Save Labor Day weekend for Field Days
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 07:00 am
The proud men and women of the Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co. are hosting their Field Days on Labor Day weekend, and you're invited.
Alan Hastings takes over Frontier House in Lewiston
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 09:40 am
Alan Hastings has made a name for himself on the Lewiston waterfront, working with his father, Richard, to transform a coal silo into one of the village's most popular restaurants.

Now, he hopes to do the same with the long-dormant Frontier House.

All that Jazz
Sat, Aug 24th 2013 11:45 pm
Huge crowds descended on Lewiston Friday and Saturday for the Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival. Great music was ongoing from one end of Center Street to the other, the food and merchandise vendors were all busy, the jewelry tent was bright and cheerful with new lighting, and the street was filled with folks of all ages having a good time.
Niagara Now: 'FAMing' the Falls
Sat, Aug 24th 2013 12:10 am
The summer months in Niagara USA are peak season for anyone who works in the travel and tourism industry, and that's especially true for those in a marketing and communications role.
Celebrating a century
Sat, Aug 24th 2013 12:00 am
The Shawnee Volunteer Fire Co. recently hosted a 100th birthday party in its pavilion on Lockport Road for Elmer Moje. More than 200 people attended to honor Moje, who has been a member of the fire company for more than 60 years and just reached the century mark.
Memorial Medical Center completes new operating theater
Thu, Aug 22nd 2013 11:40 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center recently completed construction of a $366,000 operating room in the center's Hodge Building. The new facility, located in Memorial's women's health pavilion, will increase surgical capacity.
Amberleigh 'packed the bus' for those less fortunate school children
Wed, Aug 21st 2013 01:00 pm
The children are the future, and the residents of Amberleigh Retirement Community went all out to ensure the upcoming school year would be bright for less fortunate students in Western New York.
Motown memories: Gladys Knight wows Artpark crowd
Wed, Aug 21st 2013 11:45 am
Gladys Knight brought charm, humor, wit, sass and a whole lot of talent to Artpark Aug. 20 as part of the "Tuesday in the Park" concert series.
Niagara Hospice celebrates 25 years
Tue, Aug 20th 2013 12:20 am
To celebrate its 25 years of service to Niagara County residents, and to increase awareness of hospice care, Niagara Hospice held a 25th anniversary gala, "Under the Stars," beneath the newly constructed Dominic Lariccia Family Pavilion
Lewiston receives first look at proposed Ellicott Development plaza
Sat, Aug 17th 2013 11:00 am
Members of the public have received their first look at the proposed Ellicott Development project eyed for Center Street. At Monday's Village of Lewiston Planning Board meeting, David M. Hall, planning and development coordinator for the Buffalo-based property management firm, informed attendees - including four members of the Village Board of Trustees - of his company's intention to build the village's first north-side plaza.

The development would begin on Center Street and lead down to Onondaga Street. Potential tenants include a fast food restaurant, a bank and a drugstore.

 


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