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Game on: Frontier Lanes reopens in Village of Lewiston
Mon, Sep 10th 2012 04:40 pm
Lewiston was abuzz with a different type of balls and strikes Monday as Frontier Lanes, the village's 54-year bowling alley, reopened for business.
'MasterChef': Josh and Christine go head-to-head for title, $250,000
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 01:00 pm
This Monday on FOX, home cooks Josh Marks and Christine Ha will compete for $250,000 and a cookbook deal on "MasterChef." Josh was eliminated earlier in the season but was given the opportunity to return upon his winning a cook-off with other departed cast members. Christine, who is blind, has survived each and every "Mystery Box" challenge while "wowing" judges Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot in the elimination battles.
Village of Lewiston Board asks wine store owner for new proposal
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 12:35 pm
Seeing is believing for the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees, which voted Thursday in favor of a new plan for 700 Center St., after meeting at the location and viewing exterior alterations made in contrast to a pre-approved remodel proposal.
Gov. Cuomo announces NY Works improvements under way in Niagara Falls State Park
Tue, Sep 4th 2012 03:40 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Tuesday that NY Works restoration projects are under way in Niagara Falls State Park, making much-needed improvements at the Three Sisters Islands and Luna Island viewing areas.
'Rock 'n' Roll Benefit for Bella'
Tue, Sep 4th 2012 02:55 pm
Friends and family of Crystal Walker will hold a benefit in memory of her daughter, Isabella Sara Tennant, on Monday, Sept. 10, at The Evening Star Concert Hall, 8810 Niagara Falls Blvd., LaSalle.
Lewiston Kiwanis Peach Festival takes over Academy Park Sept. 7-9
Mon, Sep 3rd 2012 07:00 am
The 55th Niagara County Peach Festival takes over Academy Park from Sept. 7 to 9. Presented annually by the Kiwanis Club of Lewiston, this festival is both a celebration of Niagara County's most famous harvest - its peaches - and one that is just pure family fun.
'Switched at Birth,' star Katie Leclerc, shine light on deaf culture
Sat, Sep 1st 2012 03:00 pm
INTERVIEW: Every network star, producer and publicist says her television show is amazing. Groundbreaking. Must-see TV. In truth, only about 25 percent are worth sticking past the first commercial break.

But when Katie Leclerc says "America needs a show" like her ABC Family series, "Switched at Birth," I'm inclined to agree.

GI Mural Project receives help from 2 Island natives
Sat, Sep 1st 2012 07:00 am
A pair of Grand Island High School alumni are lending their expertise to the ongoing Grand Island Mural Project.

The project, to paint a giant mural on the back of the Grand Island Plaza facing Baseline Road, has received commitments from Grand Island High School Class of 1969 alumni Terry Klaaren and Stan Clifford that the organizer of the project Corey McGowan believes will make the concept a reality.

Proposed wine store begrudgingly gets initial green light for vinyl
Sat, Sep 1st 2012 07:00 am
Residents and passersby have wondered what is going on with 700 Center St., the former Amy K's Mystick Korner in Lewiston. A new addition was added to the historic building's east side in the spring, and construction appeared to be moving right along. But recently, the project has been noticeably delayed.
Kiwanis Club offering free shuttles to and from Peach Festival
Sat, Sep 1st 2012 07:00 am
Leave the driving and parking to the pros.

The Lewiston Kiwanis Club has good news for those who, in years past, might've been leery about traveling to the Niagara County Peach Festival (think congested roads and not nearly enough parking spaces). For this year's event, the organization is utilizing two Gray Line shuttles, which will transport patrons to and from the Peach Festival at no charge.

Peach Festival guests can park in lots A and B of the upper Artpark plateau (off Portage Road), and receive a free ride to Academy Park. Shuttles will run every 10 to 15 minutes, depending on traffic.

PubFest delivers
Sat, Sep 1st 2012 07:00 am
PubFest, one of the Village of Lewiston's first summer events this year, raised $3,600 for local agencies, and more than $32,000 for the Variety Kids Telethon.
Celeb(rate) good times for OUN
Fri, Aug 31st 2012 07:55 pm
The Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation held its 15th annual "Celebrity Bartending" event on Aug. 23 at The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q. in Lewiston.
Interview: Artpark hosts legendary Charlie Daniels Band on Sept. 4
Thu, Aug 30th 2012 10:35 pm
Artpark & Company has hosted many notable musicians as part of its "Tuesday in the Park" concert series. The Lewiston performing arts venue has hosted hit-makers, Grammy winners, television and film actors and even a "Dancing with the Stars" contestant. ... But ...
Wegmans BBQ salutes Town of Niagara's bicentennial
Thu, Aug 30th 2012 04:15 pm
The party isn't over in the Town of Niagara.

This Saturday, Wegmans on Military Road will offer its own salute to the town's bicentennial celebration with its version of a "Town of Niagara BBQ" to finish off the summer season.

Cliffe's bid for term limits fails
Thu, Aug 30th 2012 04:15 pm
For the second time since he was elected, Wheatfield Supervisor Bob Cliffe sought approval Monday for expanding the supervisor's term of office to four years and limiting each supervisor to a maximum of two terms.

Once again, his request for a second on his motion was met by silence from the members of the Town Board.

Cliffe said he had tried to change the individual board members' minds on the matter since he brought it up in his first year in office.

Family & Friends Down Syndrome Association hosts 16th annual Buddy Walk of Buffalo Niagara
Mon, Aug 27th 2012 07:00 am
The Family & Friends Down Syndrome Association Niagara Inc. announces the 16th annual Buddy Walk of Buffalo Niagara, a benefit for people with Down syndrome, will be held Saturday, Sept. 8.
Artpark: Welcome The Machine
Fri, Aug 24th 2012 04:25 pm
INTERVIEW: The Machine headlines the Aug. 28 "Tuesday in the Park" concert at Artpark.
Wallenda returns
Thu, Aug 23rd 2012 10:00 pm
Highwire artist Nik Wallenda returned to Niagara Falls on Thursday, Aug. 23, to update the media about his plans to open a daredevil museum. It was Wallenda's first trip back to the area since he crossed over the falls to Canada on June 15.
Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival is Aug. 24-25
Mon, Aug 20th 2012 07:00 am
This year's Lewiston Jazz Festival will take place on Friday, Aug. 24, from 5 to 10:30 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 25, from noon to 10 p.m. on Center Street. Admission, parking, and shuttles to the festival from Artpark's lower level parking lot are all free.
GIHS 3-peats as Chalk Walk champs
Sun, Aug 19th 2012 11:15 pm
Grand Island High School kept the tradition alive Saturday in Lewiston by winning the high school Chalk Walk competition at the Lewiston Art Festival for the third year in a row.
Connor Jessup: Toronto actor making a name for himself on 'Falling Skies'
Sat, Aug 18th 2012 02:10 pm
For years, we've known Toronto is the regional epicenter for entertainment. Now, a new breed of Toronto-born actors -- including Connor Jessup of "Falling Skies -- are making their mark in America.
GI Mural Project begins work
Fri, Aug 17th 2012 11:15 pm
About a dozen volunteers began work Saturday on what is being called the Grand Island Mural Project.
New River Life Chapel called 'God's redirection'
Fri, Aug 17th 2012 10:50 pm
For John Woodhouse, pastor of River Life Chapel in Youngstown, Gospel ministry is a process, and God began it when John was a young man of 18.
Celebrity Bartending Night to benefit Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation
Fri, Aug 17th 2012 05:25 pm
The Brickyard Pub & BBQ, 432 Center St., in Lewiston, is hosting its 15th annual Celebrity Bartending Night from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug 23.
Artpark welcomes the legendary voice of Supertramp, Roger Hodgson
Thu, Aug 16th 2012 01:25 pm
Roger Hodgson, the legendary voice of Supertramp, brings his "Breakfast in America Tour" to Artpark on Aug. 21.
Mike & Nate biked the states for Wounded Warrior Project
Thu, Aug 16th 2012 12:00 pm
Mike & Nate give new meaning to the phrase, "God works in mysterious ways."

Over 50 days, the two churchgoing college buddies - Mike Buonaiuto, 22, and Nate Frankoski, 26 - biked 2,500 miles to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.

Lewiston Art Festival: 'Pop art' a hit at College Alley
Thu, Aug 16th 2012 08:50 am
Mia Skinner has given new meaning to the phrase "pop art."

The owner of Soda Can Earrings, Skinner and her business made a return visit this weekend to the Lewiston Art Festival, the event she said where her business all started.

Artpark puts different spin on 'Cinderella'
Sat, Aug 11th 2012 09:00 am
Cinderella (Emilie Renier) goes from rags to riches in Artpark's musical production of "Cinderella." The show is on stage this weekend and next week at 450 S. Fourth St., Lewiston.
Big weekend in Lewiston
Fri, Aug 10th 2012 10:30 pm
From a foot race to a motorcycle rally, "Cinderella" to the Spoons (and did someone say something about an art festival?), the Village of Lewiston will be jam-packed with events this weekend.
U.S. secretary of defense visits Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station
Fri, Aug 10th 2012 10:00 am
Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta confirmed the importance of the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station on his visit here Thursday.
It takes hard work to make 'Cinderella' the belle of the ball
Sat, Aug 4th 2012 07:10 am
Oh, sure, when you watch Artpark's version of "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella" next week, it will be shiny, smooth and, in a word, magical. But just because it looks effortless on stage doesn't mean the production work behind the scenes is easy.
for KING & COUNTRY set to rock Kingdom Bound
Fri, Aug 3rd 2012 11:20 pm
One would think for KING & COUNTRY couldn't be happier to perform at this year's Kingdom Bound music festival.
Buffalo: A 'Thriller' comes to First Niagara Center
Mon, Jul 30th 2012 11:30 am
Tuesday night brings an exciting show to the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, as "Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour" is staged by Cirque Du Soleil. The production has been called a "once-in-a-lifetime" show.
Niagara County Fair observes 75th anniversary of 4-H
Sat, Jul 28th 2012 07:00 am
The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County has always worked to better the community through local environmental and health research education.
NCCC celebrates 50 years
Thu, Jul 26th 2012 02:30 pm
Niagara County Community College will celebrate its 50th anniversary this weekend with plenty of balloons rising into the sky, as well as three days of activities and entertainment.

Balloons Over Niagara returns to the campus, July 27 to 29, repeating the excitement of 25 hot air balloons taking to the sky in 2008 to celebrate the county's bicentennial.

Beth Riesgraf: 'A lot of surprises' in fifth season of 'Leverage'
Thu, Jul 26th 2012 01:25 pm
In each episode of "Leverage," the team of unexpected do-gooders does the impossible while fooling evildoers into submission.
Special Kids Picnic proves to be unique local opportunity
Sat, Jul 21st 2012 07:00 am
This Wednesday, 740 kids from Niagara and Erie counties came out to enjoy a spectacular picnic filled with food, fun, and games. The Grand Island Lions Club Special Kids Picnic, an annual event dedicated to offering safe, supervised activities to developmentally disabled and physically handicapped children, has become a Grand Island tradition.
Youngstown Yacht Club Level Regatta begins July 26
Sat, Jul 21st 2012 07:00 am
Seems that high temperatures and high intensity go hand in hand in Youngstown this summer.
Heart: Try to understand, it's a magic band
Fri, Jul 20th 2012 08:00 pm
An interview with Ann Wilson of Heart ahead of the band's "Tuesday in the Park" concert at Artpark.
New head chef brings international culinary experience to Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls
Mon, Jul 16th 2012 10:15 am
Global Spectrum has named Jason LaMotte as the new head chef at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
 


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