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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.
Frontier House not forgotten
Mon, Jul 16th 2012 07:00 am
What if the Village of Lewiston had its own version of the famous Pearl Street Grill & Brewery smack dab in the middle of Center Street? That's one proposal under consideration for the long-vacant Frontier House.
Grand Island: Kelly's Country Store celebrating 50 years
Sat, Jul 14th 2012 07:00 am
Before Kelly's Country Store put down roots on Grand Island, it began at tiny fairs along the East Coast where Walt Kelly and his son Mike would sell knick knacks and later the candy that would help make their company an Island institution.
Robert Moses Parkway North plans stalled
Fri, Jul 13th 2012 11:25 pm
In the case of the Robert Moses Parkway North, no news is, well, no news.
KeyCorp completes acquisition of HSBC branches in upstate New York
Fri, Jul 13th 2012 08:25 pm
KeyBank has completed its acquisition of 37 retail banking branches owned by HSBC Bank NA in Buffalo and Rochester.
Assisted living made easy at Crestwood
Thu, Jul 12th 2012 03:00 pm
Anne Gonzalez has been a resident of the new ElderWood Assisted Living at Crestwood for about three months now, and she loves it.
Local teen publishes e-book on Amazon and Barnes & Noble
Thu, Jul 12th 2012 03:00 pm
Emily Spina, a senior at Starpoint High School, has been writing novels since she was 13. Now, her dream of being a published author is becoming a reality, as her novel, "Book of the Legion," is currently available as an e-book on both www.amazon.com and www.bn.com.
Artpark hosts 'An Evening with Bob Dylan' on Sept. 6
Tue, Jul 10th 2012 01:20 pm
Artpark & Company announces tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, July 13, for "An Evening with Bob Dylan." The famed singer will perform inside the Mainstage Theatre on Thursday, Sept. 6. Doors open at 7 p.m.
N-W hires new interim superintendent
Thu, Jun 28th 2012 02:55 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education named James Knowles as interim superintendent last week, replacing current Interim Superintendent Kerin Dumphrey.
'Best for Food' judges welcomed to Lewiston
Sat, Jun 23rd 2012 07:05 am
Residents and local volunteers welcomed Mike Shubic and Brian Cox to Lewiston at The Silo Restaurant Wednesday night.
Q-and-A with the 'Road Bros'
Sat, Jun 23rd 2012 07:05 am
Travel judges Mike Shubic and Brian Cox, better known as the "Road Bros," visited Lewiston this week to see if the 30-restaurant-village has what it takes to become "Best for Food" in the Rand McNally/USA Today "Best of the Road" contest.
Foreigner returns to Artpark with fresh songs, attitude
Thu, Jun 21st 2012 03:50 pm
It's no coincidence Foreigner is touring in support of its three-disc "Feels Like The First Time" collection. The work's title is a worthy description of where the band is at in 2012.
Brochey, Conde win Village of Lewiston election
Tue, Jun 19th 2012 09:55 pm
Starting next month, the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees will have two new members. Democrat Dennis Brochey (197 votes) and Republican Nick Conde (129 votes) bested incumbents Ernie Krell (Republican, 79 votes) and Therese Mudd (Democrat, 74 votes) in Tuesday's election.
Sunday 'Best'
Tue, Jun 19th 2012 04:55 pm
The Village of Lewiston is pulling out all the stops for the "Road Bros" visit on Wednesday. The village's Department of Public Works is pictured Tuesday hanging a sign at Eighth and Center streets welcoming "Best for Food" judges Mike Shubic and Brian Cox.
'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.
 


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