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Village of Lewiston taking different route to speed limit reduction
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 08:15 am
Members of the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees said they're hopeful the third time will be the charm in requesting a lowering of Center Street's speed limit from 30 mph to 25 mph.
Leaders discuss Lewiston Police Department contract
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 08:00 am
Lewiston Police Department contract issues occupied significant discussion at Monday's joint session of the Lewiston Town Board and the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees, held at the Red Brick Municipal Building.
Grand Island Board of Education: SRPs picket and voice displeasure at lack of contract
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 08:00 am
School district employees picketed on the sidewalk of Ransom Road prior to Monday's Board of Education meeting.
Volunteers clean up Staley Road
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 07:50 am
A volunteer group from Thermo Fisher Scientific cleaned up Staley Road as part of a newly created Adopt-A-Highway program with the Town of Grand Island.
Gentlemen, start your lawn mowers!
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:40 pm
Saturday was perfect weather to get out and mow the lawn or watch the greatest spectacle in lawn mowing: the Grand Island Father's Day Lawn Mower Race, held on West River Parkway between Long Road and Sunset Drive.
Wheatfield Board disagrees with biosolid ruling
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:35 pm
The Wheatfield Town Board decided Monday it will consult the law firm Bond, Schenck & King on taking possible further action against the Department of Agriculture & Markets' June 9 ruling that the town's biosolids law is "unreasonably" restrictive.
Town of Niagara: Board schedules public hearing to rezone former Walmart site
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:30 pm
During Tuesday's Town of Niagara meeting, the board scheduled a public hearing for 7 p.m. July 19 to discuss rezoning of the former Walmart building from general business to light industrial.
North Tonawanda: Rotary Club says goodbye after 99 years
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:25 pm
After nearly a century of service, the Rotary Club of the Tonawandas will soon be no more. But the organization is determined to make sure it will not be forgotten.
Billoni: Women's Porter Cup champion Josee Doyon embraces life en route to turning pro
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 02:55 pm
Josee Doyon, a 23-years-young native of St. Georges, Quebec, who plays left-handed because she grew up shooting left as a young hockey player, was the 2015 Mid-American Conference Player of the Year in women's golf for Kent State.
'Maker' movement begins a growing community of inventors to WNY
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 02:30 pm
Whether it's medicine, innovative artists or manufacturers, the left side of the state is home to lots of talented folks who are making what they love - and some are changing lives.
Election: Conde, Gibson edge Symmonds, Ahlas in Village of Lewiston
Tue, Jun 21st 2016 10:05 pm
Incumbent Republican trustees Nick Conde and Dan Gibson narrowly defeated Democrat challengers Jamie Symmonds and Keith "Casey" Ahlas in Tuesday's Village of Lewiston election.
Niagara County Planning Board passes on Ellicott Development plaza proposal site plan decision
Mon, Jun 20th 2016 04:50 pm
The Niagara County Planning Board passed on voting for or against Ellicott Development's proposal to build a mixed-use plaza on 4.1 acres of Village of Lewiston property.
Beginning of Summer Street Dance takes over Village of Youngstown
Mon, Jun 20th 2016 11:40 am
Summer gets its official start this week in Youngstown.
Help Niagara County Peach Queen 'kiss cancer goodbye'
Mon, Jun 20th 2016 07:00 am
Every year the Niagara County Peach Queen, sponsored by the Lewiston Kiwanis Club, chooses an organization that has a very special meaning to her and organizes a fundraiser where all of the proceeds go to that organization.
PHOTOS: Fairies take flight at Artpark
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 11:00 pm
Fairies flew high above the state park Saturday as costumed characters performed sketches and took pictures with winged youngsters. Audiences were spellbound with visual, whimsical and just plain unusual performances from The Lost Wheels of Time (Israel), Circus Orange (Canada) and Giraffe Royal (Estonia).
Town of Lewiston approves River Walk final plat
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 09:00 am
Issues involving the River Walk subdivision and the new French Landing housing development again occupied significant discussion at a Lewiston Town Board work session.
Niagara Falls: Hard Rock celebrates 20 years of rock 'n' roll, loving and serving all
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:05 am
Just because Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA, is a chain, doesn't mean it's like other restaurants.
Lewiston: Embody Health and Wellness Studio opens at Red Brick
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
Holistic health and fitness coach Ami Patrick recently opened Embody Health and Wellness Studio on the third floor of the Red Brick Municipal Building, 145 N. Fourth St., Lewiston.
Faery's Nursery & Landscaping celebrating 50 years
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
Faery's Nursery & Landscaping in Ransomville is a little business that grew from primarily mowing lawns and tending existing yards to a place where many local residents and businesses rely on for decorating outdoor spaces.
Village of Youngstown: Proposed vehicle law fails
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
Following a public hearing addressing property maintenance, traffic issues, traffic control on Water Street and parking in Youngstown, a motion to approve Chapter 232 Article X did not pass.
Town of Porter: McCabe property issue not on agenda
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
The Town of Porter Town Board held a work session prior to its monthly meeting on Monday. The public comments section was moved to the end of the open meeting, similar to last month, and most of the scheduled agenda items were covered quickly.
Village of Lewiston: Talarico presents condo concept plan
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
Well-known Lewiston real estate broker Samuel Talarico presented the Village of Lewiston Planning Board with a concept plan Monday for the construction of eight condominium units at 10/20 Tuscarora Street (corner of South First Street).
DeGlopper Memorial groundbreaking held
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
On the anniversary of Charles DeGlopper's death in combat during the D-Day invasion, Islanders joined in the heart of town to break ground on expansion of a memorial in his name.
Grand Island CSD: Ribbon cut on new transportation center
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
Along-awaited improvement to the Grand Island Central School District's Transportation Department arrived Tuesday with the grand opening of the new Jack Burns Transportation Center.
Raising a pint for the Falls
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 06:50 pm
Pints for Progress staged perhaps its biggest event yet last Thursday.
'Footprints on the Future' supports young parents in need
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 04:40 pm
Young parents in need of help, guidance and support have a place to go in Niagara Falls.
Oliver Street making changes in the right direction
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 11:50 am
Oliver Street in North Tonawanda is starting to see some positive changes, thanks to the collaborative efforts of local business owners, city officials and representatives of the Lumber City Development Corp.
Music Mania Monday begins with successful turnout
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 11:50 am
The Town of Niagara kicked off its Music Mania Monday concert series Monday at Veterans Memorial Community Park.
Town of Wheatfield: Ag. and Markets: biosolids law 'unreasonably' restrictive
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 11:50 am
The Town of Wheatfield's local biosolids law has, again, been deemed "unreasonably" restrictive by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, according to a decision written by Michael Latham, director of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.
Grand Fairy House Festival this weekend at Artpark
Thu, Jun 16th 2016 01:50 pm
Guests of Artpark & Company's Fairy House Festival can expect even more magic at this year's annual event. This weekend, the park will transform into a whimsical celebration with exciting new artists and visions.
Videos, photos: Artpark's summer begins with Howard Jones, OMD, Barenaked Ladies
Wed, Jun 15th 2016 05:15 pm
Artpark & Company kicked off its 2016 "Tuesday in the Park" concert series June 14 with a trio of hitmakers.
Bucket list check: Fans watch Dolly Parton at Artpark; video and photos
Mon, Jun 13th 2016 10:05 am
Those in attendance at Sunday's opening outdoor concert of the 2016 Artpark summer season called it a dream come true. Magical. A bucket list check-off. Music icon Dolly Parton brought her "Pure & Simple" tour to Lewiston, along with a bevy of hit songs, thoroughly thrilling the 7,000-plus in attendance.
Youngstown: YBPA offers summer event details
Sat, Jun 11th 2016 07:00 am
Planning for summer 2016 and beyond was the focus of the Youngstown Business and Professional Association's members' meeting this past week, held at Bandana's Bar and Grill on Lake Road.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Kiddos Korner welcomed with ribbon-cutting
Sat, Jun 11th 2016 07:00 am
Grand Island business owner Crystal Harding said she loves the location of her 2-year-old business, calling it "homey," which is only natural considering the business is located in the middle of a residential neighborhood.
Grand Island: Gus Macker weekend a slam dunk
Fri, Jun 10th 2016 05:10 pm
Corey McGowan said he is ready to run another hoops tourney right away following the weekend's Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament.
Town of Wheatfield: Quasar appeals court ruling on town's biosolids law
Fri, Jun 10th 2016 11:05 am
Quasar Energy Group announced Monday it has filed an appeal of State Supreme court Justice Frank Caruso's ruling on the Town of Wheatfield's biosolids law. Last month, Caruso ruled the law, which bans the spread of human waste byproducts on town land, is legal.
Town of Wheatfield: Task force suggests more commercial zoning along Niagara Falls Boulevard
Fri, Jun 10th 2016 11:05 am
The Town of Wheatfield, with suggestions from the town's comprehensive task force, may consider zoning more area commercial along Niagara Falls Boulevard.
North Tonawanda Common Council OKs, supports Canal Fest in July
Fri, Jun 10th 2016 11:05 am
Don't look now, but Canal Fest is right around the corner.
Town of Niagara: 'Music Mania Mondays' return with bigger acts, more offerings
Fri, Jun 10th 2016 11:00 am
The Town of Niagara is about to unleash its biggest outdoor "Music Mania Mondays" concert series ever at Veterans Memorial Community Park.
Memorial announces Niagara Cup Classic winners
Fri, Jun 10th 2016 10:05 am
The 25th annual Niagara Cup Classic was held June 2 at the Niagara Falls Country Club and Seneca Hickory Stick golf courses.