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SOLE, Lewiston Advisory Committee merge; video
Sat, Apr 7th 2012 07:00 am
The Service Organizations of Lewiston group has joined forces with the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce's Lewiston Advisory Committee.
The Silo Restaurant to open on Monday in Lewiston
Sat, Apr 7th 2012 07:00 am
The Silo Restaurant will open for the season on Monday. Proprietor Alan Hastings has completely renovated the kitchen with all new, well, everything, he said. The goal is to accelerate the ordering process.
GIBOE: $53 million budget approved
Fri, Apr 6th 2012 02:35 pm
After a five-month budget development process, the Grand Island Board of Education unanimously approved a resolution for the proposed 2012-13 school district budget in the amount of $53,079,789. This includes a 2.4 percent tax rate increase and a tax levy capped at 3.25 percent. The budget will go to Grand Island voters on Tuesday, May 15.
'The Voice': Tony Vincent emerging as one to beat
Tue, Apr 3rd 2012 04:05 pm
Among the many talented frontrunners on NBC's "The Voice" - including Jesse Campbell, Charlotte Sometimes, Jamar Rogers, Juliet Simms and Jordis - the one performer who may have the most complete package is stage veteran Tony Vincent.
2012 Chamber Gala: Angel to Apple 'a real asset' to Lewiston
Sat, Mar 31st 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will honor nine businesses and individuals at the annual Chamber Awards Gala on Friday, June 8, at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.
'The Voice': Erin Willett, Pip make friends in 'Battle'
Mon, Mar 26th 2012 02:35 pm
It's no secret the singers on NBC's "The Voice" find the "Battle Rounds" cringe-worthy. It's just not fun sending teammates home.
Sara Evans, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban set to perform at 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards
Fri, Mar 23rd 2012 06:00 pm
Country music superstars Sara Evans, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban are scheduled to perform and Beth Behrs, star of the hit CBS comedy series "2 Broke Girls," and "Entertainment Tonight" co-host Nancy O'Dell are scheduled as presenters at the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, on Sunday, April 1, on CBS.
Niagara University professor in NBC show with Helen Hunt
Wed, Mar 21st 2012 12:55 pm
Shannon Risk helps Helen Hunt sort through her family tree on "Who Do You Think You Are?"
Legislature backs calls for new mission for 107th Air Wing
Wed, Mar 21st 2012 07:45 am
Niagara County lawmakers unanimously backed a proposal to assign a new mission to the 107th Air Wing at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station after a freshman legislator whose district includes the vulnerable air base asked colleagues to get behind the proposal as "the best option currently on the table."

Legislator Kathryn Lance, R-Wheatfield, introduced a resolution in the County Legislature Tuesday that made the deliberative body one of the first to formally back a plan, cobbled together by a federally chartered panel of governors, that would shift the 107th Airlift Wing—which currently flies C-130 transport aircraft—to a reconnaissance role.

Artpark to charge nominal fee for 'Tuesday in the Park' concert series
Tue, Mar 20th 2012 11:40 am
Goal is to reduce crowd size while enhancing concert experience.
Artpark: First 'Tuesday' acts
Tue, Mar 20th 2012 11:00 am
Artpark announced Kansas and Foreigner will kick off the 2012 "Tuesday in the Park" concert series.
Chamber of Commerce: Citizen of the Year winners announced March 23
Fri, Mar 16th 2012 10:00 pm
The Citizen of the Year Awards Ceremony will be held on Thursday, April 26, at the Holiday Inn Grand Island. The announcement of this year's Citizen of the Year honorees is scheduled for the March 23 edition of the Island Dispatch. This special community event will honor businesses and individuals whose contributions have made Grand Island a better place to live.
Artpark has Sting
Mon, Mar 12th 2012 05:15 pm
This summer, rock legend Sting will perform many of his most celebrated hits at Artpark's Mainstage Theater in Lewiston.
'The Voice': Singers not in love with 'Battle Rounds'
Mon, Mar 12th 2012 12:40 pm
In the "Battle Rounds" on "The Voice," coaches Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine pit their respective team members up against each other, pick the winners, and thus cut the field in half.
There's a party goin' on right here
Tue, Mar 6th 2012 04:45 pm
Kool & The Gang performs Friday with Van Halen at First Niagara Center. Robert "Kool" Bell interview.
Niagara University student gets life lesson in Uganda
Sat, Mar 3rd 2012 07:00 am
While most college students went home to their families for winter break, one local student saw this time off as an opportunity to embark on a selfless venture. Alyssa Miller spent her holiday season on a volunteer mission to Uganda.
'The Voice': Adley Stump gives new meaning to natural born talent
Thu, Mar 1st 2012 01:45 pm
Countless singers toil away at their craft for years, working with vocal coaches, stylists and image consultants, hoping to land that "big break." Most are willing to do just about anything to land a record contract or a national spotlight.

And then there's Adley Stump.

'The Voice': Anthony Evans looks to break mold
Mon, Feb 27th 2012 04:40 pm
Anthony Evans looks to prove Christian musicians can make it big in the music industry.
'The Voice': Kansas + 'Middle America' + piano = Nicolle Galyon
Mon, Feb 27th 2012 03:45 pm
If there's one thing missing from country music ... it's more piano?
Oscar raises its 'Voice'
Mon, Feb 27th 2012 12:00 am
Click below for the complete list of Academy Award winners; see photos from the big event.
Modern opens new compressed natural gas fueling station
Sat, Feb 25th 2012 07:00 am
"It's not often you get involved in a project that has so many positive attributes for your community, your customers, your company."
Modern Disposal opens compressed natural gas fueling station with funding assistance from NYSERDA
Wed, Feb 22nd 2012 11:10 am
Modern Disposal Services of Model City and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority celebrated the opening of a compressed natural gas fueling station at the company's headquarters today.
Village of Lewiston: Restaurant additions approved
Tue, Feb 21st 2012 11:30 pm
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees approved development plans for The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q. and Brio Pizzeria & Restaurant at Tuesday's monthly meeting. The owners of both eateries intend to add a second-floor patio to their respective businesses.
Village of Lewiston reverses Town of Lewiston's police commissioner change
Tue, Feb 21st 2012 11:25 pm
Village attorney says town can't replace Al Soluri.
Lewiston Hollow Mercantile featured in national magazine
Mon, Feb 20th 2012 07:00 am
Keith and Marianne Gittermann's Lewiston Hollow Mercantile is featured in the March issue of Country Living magazine.
Expansion on the menu for Lewiston restaurants
Sat, Feb 18th 2012 07:00 am
The owners of two popular Lewiston eateries are thinking growth, while two new investors are planning to open a wine bar in the village. Story, photos.
Wallenda will walk
Fri, Feb 17th 2012 03:00 pm
The eyes of the world will be on Niagara Falls this year as Nik Wallenda steps out onto a tightrope to walk between Goat Island in the U.S. and Table Rock in Canada.
'The Voice': Welcome back, Jordis
Thu, Feb 16th 2012 04:00 pm
Former "Rock Star: INXS" singer returns with new look, perspective. Behind the Screens interview.
Tom Cavanagh talks 'Royal Pains'
Wed, Feb 15th 2012 12:45 pm
"Ed" star Tom Cavanagh continues his arc on "Royal Pains" with a touching episode this week on the USA Network. The Golden Globe-nominated actor talks Hamptons ... and Stuckeyville.
Village of Lewiston: Vote to save the Frontier House
Fri, Feb 10th 2012 06:00 pm
The Village of Lewiston asks readers to vote the Historic Frontier House as one of the 11 Most Endangered Historic Places.
'The Voice': Meet the first 13 singers
Thu, Feb 9th 2012 03:05 pm
Celebrity musician coaches Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton begin building their teams. Meet singers Jesse Campbell and Juliet Simms. (I of II)
'The Voice': Meet the first 13 singers
Thu, Feb 9th 2012 03:00 pm
Celebrity musician coaches Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton begin building their teams. Meet singers Jermaine Paul, Gwen Sebastian, Angie Johnson and Lindsey Pavao. (II of II)
UPDATE: Second jet boat lawsuit dismissed; Williams to appeal
Wed, Jan 18th 2012 02:25 pm
State Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr. has dismissed the second lawsuit filed by developer Jerome Williams and Lewiston Management Group against Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours and the Village of Lewiston.

The lawsuit, which was filed March 21, 2011, questioned the validity of an agreement between the village and WJBT. It asserted the Village of Lewiston violated Section 51 of general municipal law and was in violation of the public trust doctrine. The plaintiffs claimed a 2002 lease between the two parties violated easement requirements, and inferred trustees illegally granted said lease. This action, the suit alleged, resulted in the "waste of public property" alongside Water Street Landing on Water Street, where WJBT operates.

Village of Lewiston: Center Street wine bar plan approved
Tue, Jan 17th 2012 08:05 pm
Both the Village of Lewiston Planning Board and the Board of Trustees approved the first submission for Emery Simon's "First and Last Chance Saloon."
Lewiston residents at forum overwhelmingly support rec center
Mon, Jan 9th 2012 09:00 pm
In stark contrast to the previous two Village of Lewiston Board meetings, residents Monday overwhelmingly voiced their support for a new indoor sports complex.
Village of Lewiston recreation center proposal shelved
Sat, Jan 7th 2012 12:50 pm
In a surprising turnabout Saturday, the Village of Lewiston has shelved the recreation center proposal. Gary Hall, who was to spearhead project financing, has withdrawn himself from the project.
Village of Lewiston moving forward with new rec center site
Fri, Jan 6th 2012 05:35 pm
Not only is the Village of Lewiston moving forward with plans to build a recreation center, but trustees have taken one of the main stumbling blocks out of the equation.
No Lewiston rec center? Not so fast
Fri, Jan 6th 2012 10:15 am
Despite a press release late Thursday afternoon stating WTS President and CEO Gary Hall has elected to pull his proposed recreation center out of Lewiston, officials in the village are still confident a deal can be reached. Mayor Terry Collesano was set to speak with Hall to find out if the plan can be saved.
American Red Cross and Dunkin' Donuts celebrate five years of helping save lives
Fri, Jan 6th 2012 07:00 am
For the fifth year in a row, Dunkin' Donuts and the American Red Cross are teaming up for the "Give a Pint, Get a Pound" campaign, which provides a coupon for a free pound of Dunkin' Donuts coffee* to all presenting donors at Red Cross blood drives during the month of January in the greater Buffalo area.
Students sell artwork for SPCA
Thu, Jan 5th 2012 04:00 pm
Three seventh-grade students at Edward Town Middle School recently held a fundraiser to support the SPCA of Niagara.
 


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