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Making improvements: Trail at Opportunities Unlimited enhanced by Scout initiatives
Fri, Oct 21st 2016 09:40 pm
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara recently welcomed a new addition to the Kimberly Woodruff Memorial Nature Trail at 2510 Niagara Falls Blvd., Wheatfield.
Proposed NT budget below tax cap
Fri, Oct 21st 2016 11:30 am
It's again time to talk budget in North Tonawanda and, if all goes according to plan, residents won't have to worry about a property tax increase in 2017.
Avoiding roadway tragedy: Drivers, pedestrians, parents must take action
Fri, Oct 21st 2016 11:30 am
Sometimes it only takes a moment of distraction or inattention, poor visibility, or inappropriate speed for tragedy to strike on a roadway.
Town of Wheatfield: Residents push to make road safer
Fri, Oct 21st 2016 11:25 am
Krueger Road residents Deborah Fadel and Kelly Dueger said they gathered 662 signatures from both Kruger Road and surrounding area residents who were in favor of installing a sidewalk in the area at Monday night's board meeting.
New date set for Ellicott plaza SEQR vote; public hearing still TBD
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 05:35 pm
For the second time this fall, it appears the Ellicott Development plaza proposal is nearing a final vote.
Fastest firefighter
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 02:20 pm
Firefighter Joe Casullo, left in the video, and Lt. Nick Egloff of the Grand Island Fire Co. hold a race to see who can put his turnout gear on the fastest, as children from Sidway Elementary School cheer them on.
Lewiston Council on the Arts, Corey McGowan to relaunch Taste of Lewiston
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 09:05 am
The Lewiston Council on the Arts and a rising Western New York event planner are reviving a popular, summertime Center Street event.
Lewiston Post Office investigation complete, leak was accidental
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 03:25 pm
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service has finished its investigation into the pepper spray spill that sent seven Lewiston Post Office employees to Mount St. Mary's Hospital on Wednesday.
NFP Game of the Week: Niagara Falls heads into playoffs strong after defeating Orchard Park
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 11:35 pm
In front of a packed house celebrating Senior Day at Niagara Falls High School, the Wolverines defeated the Orchard Park Quakers, 26-23, on Saturday.
Lewiston: ZBA OKs Fairchild variances
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Zoning Board of Appeals approved six variances for Orchard Park developer James Jerge's 765 Fairchild Place development proposal. ZBA members offered little commentary on the plan, which they've seen in various incarnations this year.
Lew-Port to present 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow'
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 07:00 am
In the spirit of Halloween, the Lewiston-Porter Drama Club presents "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," a ghost story adapted by Lindsay Price from the original work by Washington Irving.
Family-owned farm provides local autumn attraction
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 06:05 pm
Families from all over Western New York are coming together to celebrate autumn at the Wheatfield Pumpkin Farm at 6920 Nash Road.
Halloween events popping up on Webster Street
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 06:00 pm
Halloween is fast approaching and, to help celebrate and support charitable initiatives, a group of business owners on Webster Street are coming together to host two new events.
Town of Lewiston: Budget talks begin Monday
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:25 pm
Financial issues occupied portions of Thursday's Lewiston Town Board work session, as budget season begins.
Senior housing proposed for Military Road School
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:25 pm
The old Military Road School building, which has been empty for decades, may soon have a significant purpose.
Lewiston Post Office 'fully safe' and 'back to normal'
Thu, Oct 13th 2016 04:35 pm
The Lewiston Post Office reopened Thursday, less than 24 hours after hazardous materials crews combed the building for what was then an unknown smell. The irritant caused seven employees to temporarily have a sore throat and watery eyes.
Lewiston Post Office reopens
Wed, Oct 12th 2016 08:15 pm
On Wednesday night, the police barricades outside of the Lewiston Post Office were removed, people were using the external mailboxes, and the doors to the outer lobby were open.
Lewiston Post Office: Aerosol irritant source of smell, worker symptoms
Wed, Oct 12th 2016 02:30 pm
Just before 2 p.m., Lewiston Police Department Chief Frank Previte revealed the mystery smell inside the Lewiston Post Office was not life-threatening, nor likely the result of foul play.
Officials investigating mysterious smell at Lewiston Post Office
Wed, Oct 12th 2016 10:50 am
First responders are investigating a mysterious smell that caused seven Village of Lewiston Post Office workers to require medical assistance this morning.
NFP's High School Game of the Week: Cheektowaga shows dominance in win over Lew-Port
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 11:15 am
In front of a loud crowd celebrating senior night, the Cheektowaga Warriors defeated the Lewiston-Porter Lancers, 62-0, under the lights at Lew-Port on Friday night.
Frontier House: Questions remain as to validity of HPC requests
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 07:00 am
Lewiston's newly formed Historic Preservation Commission might've overreached in its requests to Frontier House management. So suggested Village of Lewiston Planning Commission Chairman Norm Machelor.
Town tax looms for Lewiston; board approves tax override
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston opened the door this week to the strong possibility of a town tax as it released its tentative $16.250 million budget Tuesday for fiscal year 2017.
5th annual pet blessing held at St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 07:00 am
The fifth annual pet blessing at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church on Saturday drew its largest participation of pet-lovers, according to event organizers.
Grand Island Fire Co.: Special commendations to highlight 2016 fire prevention program
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 07:00 am
Grand Island Fire Chief Matt Osinski has announced that a special award presentation will take place during the scheduled Fire Prevention Open House on Friday, Oct. 14, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Grand Island Fire Co. headquarters, 2275 Baseline Road.
In his honor: H. David Myers Athletic Complex dedicated at homecoming ceremony
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 07:00 am
The Father of Viking Athletics now has a lighted welcome sign in his honor at the school district fields he designed.
Presentation held on saving ash trees
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 04:05 pm
Wednesday's presentation in Grand Island Town Hall on the emerald ash borer, sponsored by the Conservation Advisory Board and Grand Island's Emerald Ash Borer Task Force, was preceded by a walk through Town Commons.
Town of Wheatfield: Tentative '17 budget slightly under tax cap
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 03:50 pm
The Wheatfield Town Board revealed its 2017 tentative budget Monday night, which is $12,891,408, showing an increase of $88,791 from the 2016 adopted plan.
Town of Niagara 2017 tentative budget with slight raise in property taxes
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 02:25 pm
The Town of Niagara Supervisor Lee S. Wallace announced Wednesday the town's overall tentative budget is $8,746,981, of which the total amount to be raised by taxes is $1,940,816.
NBC's 'Timeless' is a big, fun, action-packed trek through history
Tue, Oct 4th 2016 05:35 pm
When the overnight TV ratings were released Tuesday, the debut of NBC's "Timeless" nearly doubled the audience of ABC's rookie serial "Conviction."
'Paladino Plaza' SEQR: Lewiston tables declaration in order to review BCP, fire company comments
Tue, Oct 4th 2016 03:20 pm
Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano said Monday there's no point in rushing, and he and the Board of Trustees tabled a vote on the State Environmental Quality Review of Ellicott Development's proposed plaza.
Residents rally in Wheatfield, voice concerns over National Fuel's Northern Access 2016 pipeline project
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 06:20 pm
Residents of Wheatfield and surrounding communities rallied Friday afternoon in opposition to National Fuel's Northern Access 2016 pipeline project. With signs in hand, protesters gathered on Liberty Drive where National Fuel has proposed a natural gas dehydration facility to be constructed as part of the general project.
Town of Lewiston to debut 2017 budget on Monday
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 06:15 pm
With budget season at hand, and rumors of a town tax already circulating, the Town of Lewiston announced this week it will debut its preliminary 2017 budget at a 5 p.m. session Monday, Oct. 3, at Town Hall.
NFP's High School Game of the Week: Niagara Falls spoils Niagara-Wheatfield's homecoming
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 06:10 pm
In front of a large away crowd, the Niagara Falls Wolverines spoiled the Falcons' homecoming festivities with a 28-0 win over rival Niagara-Wheatfield at Terry Harvey Field on Saturday.
Creating a divide: HPC tables Frontier House property subdivision request
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:00 am
Much to the surprise of Frontier House President Alan Hastings and business consultant Stacey Sheehan, the Village of Lewiston's Historic Preservation Commission tabled an application to subdivide the property at 460 Center St., and declined to offer a necessary certificate of appropriateness.
Hastings camp: HPC acted inappropriately in Frontier House procedures
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:00 am
On Tuesday, having replayed the Historic Preservation Meeting again in her mind, Hastings Lewiston Inc. business consultant Stacey Sheehan said, "It was a very strange, runaway situation."
Heat's on in Youngstown: Chili cook-off aids Parkinson's fight
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:00 am
Youngstown resident Bob Russell has a story to tell about Parkinson's disease. It's not actor Michael J. Fox's story or the late and "greatest" boxer Muhammad Ali's story. It's his.
Mother Nature shines at annual Taste of Grand Island
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:00 am
Warm weather greeted the fifth annual Taste of Grand Island Fall Festival.
Town of Niagara awards volunteers for help with summer endeavors
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 10:40 am
The Town of Niagara Town Board presented summer volunteers with awards at Tuesday night's board meeting at Town Hall.
VIDEO: Aquarium of Niagara asks community to 'Save our Penguins'
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 05:00 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara hosted a press conference Wednesday morning to update the public on final-phase fundraising efforts related to the creation of a $3.2-million, 3,500-square-foot Humboldt penguin exhibit.
Ellicott Development files brownfield cleanup program application for proposed plaza site
Mon, Sep 26th 2016 04:50 pm
Ellicott Development has submitted a brownfield cleanup program application and draft remedial investigation/interim remedial measures work plan to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for its Village of Lewiston property.