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'Best for Food': Lewiston volunteers promise to give judges royal welcome
Tue, Jun 19th 2012 07:00 am
"Best for Food" judges Mike Shubic and Brian Cox are in for a treat when they visit Lewiston on Wednesday. The "Road Bros," one of Rand McNally/USA Today's Best Small Towns in America travel teams, will receive a police escort down Center Street to a gathering at The Silo Restaurant. There, they'll find a "rousing welcome."
'Best for Food': Join the welcoming celebration
Mon, Jun 18th 2012 11:30 am
Grab your Sharpie, markers and some poster board and let your creative juices flow: We need your help in welcoming the judges who are coming to determine which small town in America will be crowned "Best for Food."
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.
'Fairy House Festival' looks to bloom in year two at Artpark
Fri, Jun 8th 2012 12:20 pm
"The Fairy House Festival" returns to Artpark on June 9 and 10. From noon until 5 p.m. each day, the event will feature art activities; hundreds of fairy houses designed by schools, Scout troops and community youth groups; special dance performances; artist-created exhibits; storytelling; and magical surprises. Tickets are $5 in advance ($6 day of festival) and are on sale now.
Kirk Cameron: You can be famous, or you can be faithful
Thu, Jun 7th 2012 12:15 pm
Kirk Cameron has a tendency to draw the ire of celebrities and talking heads for espousing Bible-based family living - a concept that's very un-Hollywood these days. But he's not afraid to speak up for what he believes in.
'Growing Pains' star Kirk Cameron: Successful marriage thanks to Bible, Buffalo Bills
Thu, Jun 7th 2012 12:10 pm
When asked, Kirk Cameron lists two reasons for the success of his marriage to actress and Western New York native Chelsea Noble: God and the Buffalo Bills.
Wallenda scoffs at suggestion walk across Horseshoe Falls was ever in danger of not happening
Wed, Jun 6th 2012 11:45 am
Daredevil Nik Wallenda says fees to the New York State parks department and to Ontario's Niagara Parks Commission will be paid by the end of the week as required by his contracts with the two agencies.

Wallenda, speaking Tuesday to Bullet News Niagara, scoffed at the suggestion that permits are not in place and that his walk June 15 over the Horseshoe Falls is in danger of not happening.

"I don't know where this stuff comes from," he said. "There are so many totally wrong stories out there right now. It's unbelievable."

Old Falls Street hosts 'Side Show' to complement Wallenda walk; Hard Rock has VIP tent
Wed, Jun 6th 2012 07:00 am
Old Falls Street, USA, will be the center of "Side Show" activities on June 15. From 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., day-long festivities will spotlight Nik Wallenda's historic tightrope walk over Niagara Falls, which will be shown on two outdoor jumbo screens. The "Side Show" features tightrope walks and aerial moves from Charm City Movement Arts (from Baltimore) and other circus-themed performances from members of Deep Roots Niagara throughout the day, a petting zoo, as well as live music, festive food and beverage concessions, and more than 20 local merchandise and food vendors.
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.
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.
Lewiston Peace Garden lives up to its name
Sat, Jun 2nd 2012 07:00 am
The Lewiston Peace Garden, located at 476 Center St., has definitely evolved over the years. Eva Nicklas from the Lewiston Council on the Arts explained how it began as a "funky gravel parking lot" and, after years of hard work, is now recognized as an International Peace Garden by the International Peace Garden Foundation.

"It's a beautiful green space that all of Lewiston is proud of," Nicklas said.

The Peace Garden contains a fountain, a stage, different kinds of flowering plants, and memory bricks throughout.

The garden has been host to various events over the years, including belly dancing, poetry readings, chainsaw artists, and fundraising events. But this summer will be different.

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.
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.
2012 Chamber Gala: Chairman's Award goes to First Niagara Bank Lewiston
Sat, May 26th 2012 07:00 am
First Niagara Bank, Lewiston branch, was chosen for the 2012 Chairman's Award by the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce board of directors and chairman of the board, George Osborne.
2012 Chamber Gala: Riordan is Village of Youngstown Citizen of the Year
Sat, May 19th 2012 07:00 am
The Village of Youngstown has chosen to honor the late Mayor Neil C. Riordan as the Youngstown Citizen of the Year. His public service work throughout the years will not be forgotten, and many of the projects and initiatives that he started will have an impact on many generations to come.
2012 Chamber Gala: Porter Citizen of the Year: Lockhart and Zasucha
Sat, May 12th 2012 07:00 am
Ramona Lockhart and Kathy Zasucha (pictured) have been chosen by the Town of Porter Supervisor Merton Wiepert as the recipients of the 2012 Town of Porter Citizens of the Year Award.
'Fringe': Leonard Nimoy is back in season finale
Fri, May 11th 2012 04:30 pm
Leonard Nimoy outright lied to me. And I couldn't be happier.

Prior to his 2010 appearance as William Bell on "Fringe," the "Star Trek" star, in no uncertain terms, said he was retiring from acting. He would concentrate on his photography and just enjoy life.

2012 Chamber Gala: Town of Lewiston Citizen of the Year is Niagara Powerlifting Club
Sat, May 5th 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara Powerlifting Club was chosen by Town of Lewiston Supervisor Steven Reiter as the 2012 Town of Lewiston Citizen of the Year.
'Center Stage' star Amanda Schull 'Cinderella as you've never seen her' on 'Grimm'
Fri, May 4th 2012 10:00 am
Actor and former professional dancer Amanda Schull plays a very different version of Cinderella on "Grimm." Interview.
Chicago performs Saturday at Seneca Niagara Casino
Thu, May 3rd 2012 12:55 pm
Top-selling U.S. band allows rock fans to "Sing with Chicago" and fight breast cancer; new album in the works. Interview.
UB 'Duel in the Pool' with Lance Armstrong, Mary Eggers
Thu, May 3rd 2012 08:50 am
Lance Armstrong competed April 28 against Mary Eggers at the University at Buffalo in a fundraiser dubbed "Duel in the Pool." Proceeds went to Rochester's Teens Living with Cancer organization.
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.
NCCC's Mistriner named Northeast Region Chef Educator of the Year
Thu, May 3rd 2012 07:00 am
Mark Mistriner, chair of the Business and Hospitality Division and coordinator of Culinary Arts at Niagara County Community College, has been recognized by the American Culinary Federation as the 2012 Northeast Region Chef Educator of the Year.
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.
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.
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.
FOX books 'Fringe' for a fifth and final chapter
Fri, Apr 27th 2012 09:45 am
FOX has picked up "Fringe" for a fifth and final 13-episode season, it was announced Thursday by Kevin Reilly, president of Entertainment for Fox Broadcasting Company.
2012 Chamber Gala: Robert Hotchkiss Welch is Village of Lewiston Citizen of the Year
Sat, Apr 21st 2012 07:00 am
Mayor Terry Collesano has selected Robert "Bob" Hotchkiss Welch as the 2012 Village of Lewiston Citizen of the Year.
Roman Café is tops in NFP Web poll
Sat, Apr 21st 2012 07:00 am
Roman Café took first place in Niagara Frontier Publications' recent Web poll. Readers at www.wnypapers.com were asked to pick their favorite spot for a fish fry. More than 20 restaurants made the list, but Roman Café was the clear choice, with more than 60 percent of the vote.
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.
Angie Johnson: 'The Voice' reinvigorates a promising career
Fri, Apr 20th 2012 10:55 pm
They say that "Neither rain, nor snow, nor sleet, nor hail shall keep the postmen from their appointed rounds." It's kind of the same thing with singer Angie Johnson - except her target was making music, and her obstacles included age, a trip to the Middle East and a "Battle Round."
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.
Niagara University's 'Promise' fulfilled
Fri, Apr 13th 2012 05:00 pm
On Tuesday, the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., president of Niagara University, announced the completion of "The Promise of Niagara ... the Next 150 Years," campaign - the single largest fundraising initiative of the institution's 156-year history.
Marble Orchard Players on UK Travel Channel's 'American Times'
Fri, Apr 13th 2012 04:00 pm
The Marble Orchard Players recently performed for the Travel Channel United Kingdom for an episode of a documentary program, "American Times," featuring New York state and specifically Niagara County.
Christian illusionist to perform at Immaculate Conception Church
Fri, Apr 13th 2012 07:00 am
Nationally known Christian Illusionist Brad Brown will bring his entertaining magic show and gospel messages to Immaculate Conception Church in Ransomville on Saturday, April 21.
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.
 


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