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Dotty Gara: The incredible but true story of one Lewiston woman's life (so far)
Sat, Nov 3rd 2012 07:00 am
"I'm 73 - and I brag about it," Dotty Gara says. "I was supposed to die when I was 40."
Military Road lights up with annual Niagara Electric Lights Parade
Thu, Nov 1st 2012 07:00 am
Get in the spirit for the upcoming holidays on Saturday, Nov. 3, with the eighth annual Niagara Electric Lights Parade on Military Road.

More than 70 units have signed up to participate in the professionally judged parade honoring the town's bicentennial.

BBB: Start with trust after Hurricane Sandy
Wed, Oct 31st 2012 07:00 am
Hurricane Sandy's effects blew through upstate New York and left a myriad of concern for the community. Natural disasters such as Hurricane Sandy can bring out the best in people, as strangers reach out to help others in need. Unfortunately, Better Business Bureau experience tells us crises also bring out persons who choose to take advantage of the victims.
Disney to acquire Lucasfilm LTD; 'Star Wars: Episode VII' targeted for 2015
Tue, Oct 30th 2012 05:05 pm
Global leader in high-quality family entertainment agrees to acquire world-renowned Lucasfilm Ltd, including legendary "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones" franchises.
Disney to acquire Lucasfilm; 'Star Wars: Episode VII' targeted for 2015
Tue, Oct 30th 2012 05:05 pm
"Star Wars: Episode VII" feature film targeted for release in 2015; more features to follow.
'The Voice': Devyn and MarissaAnn 'Free Your Mind'
Mon, Oct 29th 2012 08:00 pm
If there is one cardinal rule on televised singing competitions, it's stay away from the divas. In short, you don't sing Mariah, Whitney, Celine or Christina. Imagine, now, if the four of them teamed up to form a supergroup.
'The Voice': Joe Kirkland, Michaela Paige, Cassadee Pope, Nicole Nelson talk 'Knockout Round'
Mon, Oct 29th 2012 07:40 pm
Most singers on "The Voice" don't relish the "Battle Rounds," the stage where two acts enter, and only one (usually) advances. Wait until you see how they react to the new "Knockout Rounds."
Lewiston: New location, new month for Relay For Life
Sat, Oct 27th 2012 07:00 am
VIDEO: Some big changes are in store for the Relay For Life of Lewiston/Niagara event in 2013.
Lewiston: 2013 budget maintains no town tax; town still eyes tax cap override
Fri, Oct 26th 2012 07:30 pm
"Expenses have gone up, but there's still no town tax," stated Lewiston Finance Director Michael Johnson as a public hearing to consider override of the state's 2 percent tax cap got under way Monday at Town Hall.
Theodore's enjoying 'Red Hot' success
Fri, Oct 26th 2012 07:00 pm
When a new restaurant opens three establishments in just 18 months, you know that the owners must be doing something right.
Lewiston: Reservoir State Park boasts new look
Wed, Oct 24th 2012 03:00 pm
The New York Power Authority and New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation on Tuesday marked the completion of a $6 million upgrade at Reservoir State Park in the Town of Lewiston and Town of Niagara at a ceremonial ribbon-cutting.
'The Voice': Sing, Suzanna, sing
Tue, Oct 23rd 2012 08:30 pm
Perhaps no voice on NBC's "The Voice" has been scrutinized more than Suzanna Choffel's.
'The Voice': Big voices do 'Battle' in week two
Mon, Oct 22nd 2012 07:00 am
Two singers highly coveted by "The Voice" judges competed in week two of the "Battle Rounds." Coach Christina Aguilera paired 19-year-old Sylvia Yacoub and 17-year-old Joselyn Rivera in a duet/dual. The vocalists performed Beyonce's "Best Thing I Never Had."
'Go On': Matthew Perry scores with new sitcom
Sat, Oct 20th 2012 09:45 pm
INTERVIEW: On "Go On," Matthew Perry's character, Ryan King, can't understand why he's sent to group therapy. He just wants to work - he doesn't want to talk about his wife's unexpected passing, and he doesn't want to share his feelings.
Village of Lewiston Board hears it on Lewiston Police
Sat, Oct 20th 2012 07:00 am
They came, voiced their opinions and then some. But, in the end, the matter remained far from settled.
Town of Lewiston sets sight on multimillion-dollar recreational and senior center
Fri, Oct 19th 2012 08:00 pm
A Town of Lewiston committee formed to look into the practicality of building a multimillion-dollar recreational and senior center has identified the Lewiston-Porter school campus as an ideal site.
Village of Lewiston boards, wine store owner reach accord
Fri, Oct 19th 2012 08:00 pm
Jack Lyon, owner of 700 Center St. - a proposed wine store - has agreed to repair his building's wood siding and to use cedar siding (instead of vinyl or a wood alternative) on his addition and dormers. He emailed the Village of Lewiston Planning Board a new proposal on Monday morning. It was approved Monday night by both the Planning Board and the Village Board of Trustees.
'Taste' a 'part of what Grand Island is'
Fri, Oct 19th 2012 07:15 pm
From all quarters, the first-ever Taste of Grand Island Fall Fest on Saturday was a huge success.
'The Voice': Gracia 'Battles' back
Mon, Oct 15th 2012 07:00 am
For as unpleasant as the winner-takes-all, loser-goes-home "Battle Rounds" may be, there's no doubt "The Voice's" singing slugfest brings out the best in each competitor.

Take Gracia Harrison, for example.

'The Voice': Trevin, Amanda talk beautiful 'Battle'
Mon, Oct 15th 2012 06:55 am
Not all battles are brutal. Some are beautiful.

On week one of "Battle Rounds" on NBC's "The Voice," Team CeeLo singers Trevin Hunte and Amanda Brown opted to better and not batter each other in the ring. Their rendition of Mariah Carey's "Vision of Love" was the performance of the season.

'The Voice': Let the 'Battle' begin
Mon, Oct 8th 2012 04:00 pm
The "Battle Rounds" begin Monday on "The Voice." The 64 singers who were selected by coaches Adam Levine, CeeLo Green, Christina Aguilera and Blake Shelton will be paired off in groups of two, each competing for a spot on the "Knockout Round" and live shows.
Unprecedented 'Battle of Queenston Heights' includes cannon bombardment of Canada
Sat, Oct 6th 2012 07:00 am
The 100th anniversary of the War of 1812 was celebrated with a plaque installation in front of Barton Hill.

The 200th anniversary will be slightly more grandiose.

Lewiston Police Department 'show of force' at Red Brick as Village of Lewiston considers cuts
Fri, Oct 5th 2012 08:00 am
Discord between the Village of Lewiston, the Lewiston Police Department and the Town of Lewiston escalated to new heights Thursday.
'The Voice' unveils the artists representing Team Christina, Team CeeLo, Team Adam and Team Blake
Tue, Oct 2nd 2012 01:35 pm
Singers will compete in the "Battle Rounds" beginning Monday, Oct. 8; advisers include Billie Joe Armstrong, Rob Thomas, Mary J. Blige and Michael Buble. Photos, Twitter and Facebook of and for each contestant on season three of NBC's "The Voice."
'The Voice' marks a new beginning for Hey Monday's Cassadee Pope
Mon, Oct 1st 2012 01:10 pm
INTERVIEW: Cassadee Pope is looking to follow in Dia's and Juliet's footsteps this season on "The Voice."
'The Simpsons': Still waiting for Bon Jovi
Mon, Oct 1st 2012 07:05 am
By now, you'd think everyone in Hollywood would welcome a chance to voice a character on "The Simpsons." To say the show is iconic is like saying water is wet or Homer likes doughnuts.
'The Voice': Diego Val shares his talent with hospitalized children
Mon, Oct 1st 2012 07:00 am
INTERVIEW: Diego Val isn't waiting for fame or fortune to share his gifts with those in need of a friend.
'The Voice': Mycle Wastman and Suzanna Choffel among early notables
Mon, Oct 1st 2012 07:00 am
INTERVIEWS: Only "The Voice" could bring us performances from 40-year-old Mycle Wastman and 32-year-old Suzanna Choffel, two gifted vocalists who are too free-spirited for "The X Factor" and too adult for "American Idol."
'The Voice': Welcome back, Dez Duron
Mon, Oct 1st 2012 07:00 am
INTERVIEW: "I just wanted to become the best artist that I could be," Dez said. "It was about more than just coming back on the show. It was about becoming a better artist in general, just in life getting better."
Chamber of Commerce set to move into Lewiston Welcome Center
Sat, Sep 29th 2012 12:00 pm
The Village of Lewiston and the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce are about to finalize a deal wherein the tourism and event-planning organization will move into the Lewiston Welcome Center.
Artpark acknowledges Town of Lewiston, LPD
Sat, Sep 29th 2012 07:05 am
Artpark & Company President George Osborne presented Lewiston Police Department Chief Chris Salada and Town of Lewiston Supervisor Steve Reiter with a check Wednesday for the LPD, recognizing outstanding work during the 2012 season.
'Built to Last' Rippingtons perform in Niagara Falls
Fri, Sep 28th 2012 11:45 pm
It's a good feeling to have a No. 1 record at a time when musicians are told you can't sell albums.
Mural, Taste of Grand Island both coming into form
Fri, Sep 28th 2012 07:00 pm
Artist Terry Klaaren said he's going to use "all the tricks of the trade" that he's learned in 40 years as a professional muralist to complete the Grand Island Mural Project.
J.H. Wyman: 'Fringe' is 'highlight of my career'
Fri, Sep 28th 2012 02:25 pm
In the year 2036, "The Observers," once just obscure onlookers, have taken control of the universe. Our heroes, the FBI's fringe science team of Olivia Dunham (Anna Torv), Peter Bishop (Joshua Jackson) and Dr. Walter Bishop (John Noble), will do battle with the bald baddies over the course of the show's final episodes.
'The Voice': Will season three be the charm for country musicians?
Mon, Sep 24th 2012 07:00 am
INTERVIEWS: Liz Davis and Emily Earle talk about what it will take for a country singer to win this season of "The Voice."
Franklin Graham brings 'Rock the Lakes' to Buffalo
Sat, Sep 22nd 2012 07:00 am
Almost two years of planning, speeches, outreach and training meetings will culminate this weekend when thousands of people attend the Franklin Graham conference at Coca-Cola Field in downtown Buffalo.
'The Voice': Meet the singers you didn't see
Mon, Sep 17th 2012 05:25 pm
INTERVIEWS: Meet performers MarissaAnn and Loren Allred.
'The Voice': Meet singers Trevin Hunte, Devyn DeLoera, Gracia Harrison, MacKenzie Bourg, Joe Kirkland, DOMO and Adriana Louise
Mon, Sep 17th 2012 07:00 am
INTERVIEWS: Meet the first week's most promising singers, including Trevin Hunte, Devyn DeLoera, Gracia Harrison, MacKenzie Bourg, Joe Kirkland, DOMO and Adriana Louise.
'How To Train Your Dragon Live Spectacular' set to play First Niagara Center
Fri, Sep 14th 2012 11:40 pm
This summer, audiences will experience the magic of fire-breathing dragons that soar through arena skies in "DreamWorks' How To Train Your Dragon Live Spectacular."
Grammy winner Jon Secada to headline Memorial's 2013 Premier
Thu, Sep 13th 2012 12:30 pm
The Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel will present three-time Grammy Award-winning artist Jon Secada as the headline entertainment at the 2013 Premier.

The Premier, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's annual black-tie dinner and entertainment gala, will be held Jan. 19. Proceeds from the event will benefit Memorial's cardiac and stroke care services.

 


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