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Island of Hope: Luke Gworek named honorary survivor of GI Relay
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:30 am
The 2015 Grand Island Relay For Life held its annual kickoff ceremony with the theme "One World, One Hope ... Imagine Our World with a Cure."
Comedy Night to support Grand Island Alumni Association
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:30 am
The Grand Island Alumni Association will join with Aceti's Wine & Spirit to present Comedy Night Saturday, Jan. 24.
Grand Island Board of Education: Administration considers veterans tax exemption
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:30 am
The Grand Island Board of Education will investigate a tax exemption that would save money for Island veterans.
Above and Beyond: Grand Island Fire Co. installs 2015 officers
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:30 am
Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick administered the oaths of office to newly elected Grand Island Fire Co. officers Saturday, Jan. 10, at fire headquarters, 2275 Baseline Road.
Grand Island Fire Co.: Island residence severely damaged by major fire
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:30 am
At 4:24 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 9, Grand Island firefighters responded to a report of heavy smoke coming from the Baseline Road residence of Brian Wylke, which had been discovered by an alert neighbor.
Town of Niagara: Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare holds site-naming contest
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:10 am
Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare recently ran an internal contest open to its employees only. Doctors and staff were encouraged to submit proposed names for its new medical site in the Town of Niagara, which will be home to the new offices of Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare.
Wed, Jan 21st 2015 08:35 pm
The second season of "Helix" debuted Friday with two "what the hell?" moments the Syfy Channel imaginatively hashtagged #WhatTheHelix.
TV stars working in Toronto offer high praise for city, crews, attractions
Wed, Jan 21st 2015 04:05 pm
What do "Suits," "Beauty and the Beast," "Orphan Black" and "Defiance" have in common?
Spotlight on Business: New York Fish House: Third generation of Muto family offers unmatched fish fries
Sat, Jan 17th 2015 07:00 am
Jim Thomson invites readers to try a fried or grilled fish dinner at his family's New York Fish House, conveniently located within the City Market in Niagara Falls.
Town of Lewiston reorganizes
Sat, Jan 17th 2015 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston Town Board got down to business for 2015 with the setting of a number of approvals, confirmations and appointments for the coming year at its Jan. 5 reorganization meeting.
Town of Porter zoning law issue brought to board's attention
Sat, Jan 17th 2015 07:00 am
If a commercialized business was operating near your home, in an area that doesn't allow that, how would you handle it?
Outstanding and voided checks questioned at school board meeting
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 10:05 am
The Niagara-Wheatfield School Board's first meeting of the new year Jan. 7 ended quickly, with all agenda items passed in just under 20 minutes after an extended executive session.
Cobblestone scope passed
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 10:05 am
Wheatfield's Town Board passed a final scope for the Cobblestone Creek subdivision's draft Environmental Impact Statement at a special meeting held Monday, attended by residents of Errick and Lemke roads, as well as a representative of developer Gary DiMatteo of Rosal Homes.
Belden Center repairs on the way
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 10:05 am
Drainage and road repair work at the Belden Center in the Town of Niagara could happen much sooner and quicker than expected, according to information shared at the Jan. 7 Town Board work session.
Town of Niagara: Lee Wallace begins term as supervisor
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 10:00 am
Prior to Wednesday's Town of Niagara's work session, Lee Wallace was sworn in as the new supervisor, to finish out the term started by Steve Richards, who resigned last spring. (photo by Rob Clark)
Islanders appointed to town advisory boards
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 03:20 pm
The Grand Island Town Board made no move at its reorganization meeting Monday to fill the council seat vacated when Dick Crawford resigned to become deputy highway superintendent, but the board did make numerous appointments to volunteer advisory boards.
Niagara Now: The weight of (Jimmy Fallon's) words
Tue, Jan 13th 2015 01:40 pm
The social media campaign #FallinforFallon is designed to show Jimmy Fallon just how great he would look with our attractions as his backdrop.
Artpark & Company seeks Town of Lewiston's help in obtaining Greenway funding for new luxury boxes
Tue, Jan 13th 2015 09:10 am
Artpark & Company has asked the Town of Lewiston to support its request for Greenway funding to finance the creation of 12 new sponsor-seating areas. Chairman John Camp formally presented the plan Monday to Supervisor Dennis Brochey and board members Alfonso M. Bax, William Conrad and Beth Ceretto.
Juice Bistro and Café opens at 700 Center
Sat, Jan 10th 2015 08:00 am
The third and final unit of Barbara Crouthamel's Center Street complex is now open. The owner/operator of Lovin' My Bags and Naturally Organics debuted 700 Center Street Juice Bistro and Café earlier this week.
Youngstown Village Board eyeing improvements
Sat, Jan 10th 2015 08:00 am
The Youngstown Village Board meeting Thursday was brief, but with the focus of the betterment of the village as top priority.
Lewiston Police Department reports on area burglaries
Sat, Jan 10th 2015 08:00 am
Lewiston Police officers are continuing their investigations into a rash of burglaries that have hit area residences of late, including a number in the village and town.
Wheatfield board delays SCOPE, discusses flooding
Fri, Jan 9th 2015 01:15 pm
As Wheatfield's Town Board delayed approval of the final SCOPE for the Environmental Impact Statement for Cobblestone Creek, residents from the surrounding area continued to present the board with evidence of drainage issues on and around their properties.
Quasar, New York and Ohio
Fri, Jan 9th 2015 01:15 pm
For more than a year now, grassroots activists in Wheatfield have fought against Ohio-based Quasar Energy Group, a company that creates alternative energy from wastewater and uses the byproduct as fertilizer.
Grand Island Fire Co. firefighters rescue driver from frigid Niagara River
Thu, Jan 8th 2015 03:40 pm
At 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, Grand Island Fire Co. personnel responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a passenger vehicle that veered off East River Road near the intersection of Ransom Road and ended up about 100 feet out into the Niagara River.
Village of Lewiston appoints Joseph Leone legal counsel
Tue, Jan 6th 2015 07:00 am
Town of Lewiston resident Joseph Leone has been named legal counsel to the Village of Lewiston. He replaces Ed Jesella, who retired last month after 42 years in practice and four-and-a-half-years serving the municipality.
Veterans Memorial vandalized in Youngstown
Sat, Jan 3rd 2015 07:00 am
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is continuing its investigations into a act of vandalism this week that defaced the recently updated Veterans Memorial at Youngstown's Veterans Park.
Island of Hope: GI Relay For Life team, Bottle Junction fighting cancer one nickel at a time
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 03:00 pm
Grand Island Relay For Life team Billy's Buddies has been raising money with a bottle and can return drive for six years, but the fundraising has never been easier since the opening of the Island's Bottle Junction redemption center.
Scouts donate to Code Blue Relief Mission
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 02:40 pm
A van full of warm clothing is bound for the streets of Buffalo thanks to donations by Boy Scout Troop 630.
David S. Goyer talks superheroes
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 05:40 pm
David S. Goyer is working with NBC on the DC Comics adaptation of "Constantine." The man who helped Christopher Nolan bring Batman to life in the "Dark Knight" film trilogy, and then resurrected Superman in "Man of Steel," said this was "a different change of pace."
'Dancing with the Stars: Live!' tour amazes Niagara Falls crowd
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 10:55 am
Local "DWTS" fans proved their loyalty Saturday by filling the Seneca Niagara Events Center on the first night of the "Dancing with the Stars: Live!" tour.
Joshua Maloni's 10 favorite celebrity interviews of 2014
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 08:25 pm
I'm counting down my 10 favorite celebrity interviews of 2014. (Insert New Year's Eve noisemaker sound here.)
Jane's Café Express offers LPD-inspired sandwich
Sat, Dec 27th 2014 09:35 am
Patrons at Jane's Café Express in the Village of Lewiston have noticed a unique offering. The "Bran-Dar Special" is a basic egg sandwich (egg, cheese, bacon or sausage on a roll) with an extra ingredient - typically another egg.
Sentinel poll: 71 percent not in favor of McDonald's in Village of Lewiston
Sat, Dec 27th 2014 09:00 am
Ten years ago this month, McDonald's Restaurant ceased operations inside the historic Frontier House. Readers participating in a Sentinel/wnypapers.com poll do not favor a return of the fast-food franchise.
Town of Lewiston Board receives update on Stella Niagara Preserve
Sat, Dec 27th 2014 09:00 am
Monday's regular meeting of the Lewiston Town Board opened with a public hearing where comments were sought on a special use permit to allow for a bed and breakfast on Ridge Road, proposed by area pro-golfer Frank Garcia.
Tips for ringing in new year
Sat, Dec 27th 2014 09:00 am
The new year inspires people to make life changes.
Rx for holiday blues
Sat, Dec 27th 2014 09:00 am
The holidays are a time of joy with friends and family for most people, so why are you feeling sad and alone?
Town of Niagara prepares for changes in board
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 11:00 am
As the year's end approaches, the Town of Niagara prepares for an important change of staff by welcoming a new elected supervisor and seeing the town clerk position fully restored.
Niagara County SPCA opens isolation room to treat sick cats
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 09:00 am
The Niagara County SPCA celebrated a new step in its "no-kill" mission with a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new isolation room Thursday, Dec. 18.
Town of Wheatfield prepares final draft of Cobblestone declaration
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 09:00 am
Wheatfield's Town Board once again addressed Cobblestone Creek on Monday, at a second session to decide what potential environmental impacts should be studied following the board's positive SEQR declaration.
Local boy raises funds for S.E.R.V. Niagara
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 09:00 am
Saturday was a big day for 8-year-old Kyle Stoddard. With the help of his mother, Jen, and other family and friends, Kyle successfully held a fundraiser and toy drive for S.E.R.V. Niagara, an organization dedicated to helping veterans.

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