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Wheatfield schedules public scoping session on Cobblestone Creek
Thu, Nov 27th 2014 07:00 am
The proposed Cobblestone Creek cluster development by Errick Road was the highlight of Monday's Town Board meeting in Wheatfield, held at 7 p.m. in Town Hall, 2800 Church Road.
Niagara-Wheatfield School Board: Residents raise concerns about music program
Thu, Nov 27th 2014 07:00 am
Cuts and changes in the district's music program were the subject of last week's Niagara-Wheatfield school board meeting, held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the Adult Learning Center of Niagara-Wheatfield High School.
Date set for Alternative Veterans' Tax Exemption public meeting
Thu, Nov 27th 2014 07:00 am
Residents of the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District will soon have the chance to share their thoughts on the proposed Alternative Veterans' Tax Exemption at a public hearing set for mid-December.
'Small Business Saturday' supported
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 11:55 am
The Grand Island Town Board issued a town proclamation in recognition of "Small Business Saturday," which will take place Nov. 29, the first Saturday after Thanksgiving and a day after "Black Friday."
Spotlighters shows conclude
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 11:50 am
Despite not having an auditorium in which to perform because of the school district's $50 million capital project, the Spotlighters drama club at Grand Island High School made the most of a difficult situation by holding one-act plays in the school cafeteria and at Sidway Elementary School.
Grand Island Town Board: Councilman resigns to take Highway Department post
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 11:50 am
Councilman Richard Crawford resigned his seat on the Grand Island Town Board to become the town's new deputy highway superintendent.
Vincenzo's Pizza House thanks customers with $1 slices, 'Sub Club'
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 10:30 am
Vincenzo's Pizza House reopened in 2013 with original piemaker Vincent Morreale's "secret sauce" and a commitment to quality.
Salon Semir owner makes big changes in first year
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 07:00 am
By now, readers know Semir Huzmeli is gifted with a pair of scissors.
Jacolatte Fine Confections: Local chocolate shop receives warm welcome
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 09:00 am
Local chocolate lovers gathered at an otherwise quiet business plaza to celebrate the opening of Jacolatte Fine Confections from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, at 2131 Sawyer Drive, across from the former Summit Mall in Wheatfield.
Chipotle continues fight against GMOs
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 01:30 pm
Chipotle Mexican Grill is making news in Western New York. The first Chipotle in Niagara County recently opened on Military Road, causing a buzz from locals who anticipated the company's famously wholesome offerings, including antibiotic- and hormone-free steak, chicken and pork and organic vegetables.
'Merry and Bright' at Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 01:00 pm
Kick off your holiday season with Niagara Cerebral Palsy and Aspire of WNY.
Handyman, 'Cheers' and Pixar star John Ratzenberger visits Made in America stores
Mon, Nov 17th 2014 05:05 pm
"Cheers" and "Toy Story" star John Ratzenberger is touting products made locally at the Made in America Store. He will appear at three locations Wednesday, signing men's, women's and children's giftboxes that are bursting with domestically made goods.
Village of Lewiston Planning Board receives plaza update from Paladino
Sat, Nov 15th 2014 11:00 am
After waiting nine months for Ellicott Development CEO William Paladino to provide an update on his company's Center Street property, the Village of Lewiston Planning Board asked him Monday for time to study his proposal before voting "yes" or "no" on its conceptual merits.
'Shop Small': Village of Lewiston stores offering 'Black Friday,' 'Small Business Saturday' deals
Sat, Nov 15th 2014 09:00 am
For the third year in a row, local merchants are opening early and offering deep discounts to shoppers leery of long lines, and the "Black Friday" pushing and shoving often shown on TV newscasts. Village vendors promise patrons they'll find a better buying experience in Lewiston.
Town of Lewiston finalizes budget
Sat, Nov 15th 2014 09:00 am
Discussions continued, agreements were ultimately reached, and the Lewiston Town Board at last reached consensus Monday on finalizing its 2015 $16.037 million budget.
'Grimm': Monroe and Rosalee face opposition
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 06:00 pm
Not everyone on "Grimm" was excited to learn Monroe, a Blutbad, was marrying Rosalee, a Fuchsbau. Some members of the Wesen community were offended by this interspecies relationship and intend to make trouble for the newlyweds.
November proclaimed American Legion Membership Month on Grand Island
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:25 pm
The Grand Island Town Board at its regular monthly meeting named November as American Legion Membership Month across the Island.
Grand Island Town Board: Say goodbye to e-waste drop-off
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:25 pm
The Town of Grand Island is getting out of the e-waste collection business.
Lack of public involvement takes point at school board meeting
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:00 pm
Disappointment over poor attendance at public meetings was something both the Niagara-Wheatfield school board and district residents agreed upon at the board's regular meeting, held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5.
Town of Niagara gathers for Veterans Day ceremony in Veterans Heights Park
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:55 pm
The Town of Niagara community gathered for a Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Veterans Heights Park, located at the intersection of Lawson and Bellreng drives. The event was organized by the Town of Niagara Lions and Lioness clubs.
NCCC ceremony honors nation's veterans
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:05 pm
Niagara County Community College hosted its annual Veterans Day ceremony Monday at NCCC's Veterans Memorial Park on its Sanborn campus.
Meet Max Charles
Tue, Nov 11th 2014 09:00 pm
In just three years, Max Charles has appeared in the Sony action blockbuster "The Amazing Spider-Man," lived next door to aliens on ABC's "The Neighbors," voiced Sherman in the DreamWorks animated film "Mr. Peabody & Sherman," and shared the screen with John Constantine in NBC's new Friday night sci-fi series.
Water Street Landing celebrates 10th anniversary with party, new River SideBar
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 07:00 am
The River SideBar will take center stage Thursday as Water Street Landing celebrates its 10th anniversary with tasty new changes to the casual end of the restaurant.
Roger Hodgson lives up to legendary billing
Sun, Nov 9th 2014 08:30 pm
On Friday, Roger Hodgson, the legendary Supertramp singer, treated those lucky enough to be in the Seneca Niagara Event Center audience to a spectacular show.
Niagara County 'Thank A Vet' program includes dozens of businesses
Sat, Nov 8th 2014 01:50 pm
As Veterans Day approaches, the Niagara County Clerk's Office wishes to remind area servicemen and women of the availability of the county's "Thank A Vet" program and its many benefits.
Lewiston budget still not final
Sat, Nov 8th 2014 01:50 pm
At a public hearing Thursday, Supervisor Dennis Brochey and the board heard comments, criticisms and suggestions from roughly a half-dozen residents on how the town could make some headway as it strives to better manage its financial affairs.
GOP maintains majority in Lewiston
Sat, Nov 8th 2014 01:45 pm
Lewiston voters continued the wave of Republican support seen nationally Tuesday by opting to stay the course and maintain the GOP majority on the Lewiston Town Board.
World's largest Christmas project to open collection sites in Western New York
Sat, Nov 8th 2014 07:05 am
Right now, churches, businesses, warehouses and homes across Western New York are being transformed into collection spots for Operation Christmas Child. Local collection sites hope to collect 21,000 gift-filled shoeboxes from individuals, families and groups for needy kids during Operation Christmas Child's National Collection Week, Nov. 17-24.
Wheatfield passes budget
Fri, Nov 7th 2014 07:00 am
The Town of Wheatfield adopted its 2015 preliminary budget at Monday's Town Board meeting.
Centuries-old Sanborn American Legion Building moves to a new home
Thu, Nov 6th 2014 06:35 pm
The Sanborn American Legion Building has almost two centuries of history behind it. Most recently, the 189-year-old building was the 60-year home of the Sanborn American Legion Post 969, prior to their gifting to the Sanborn Area Historical Society in 2012.
A bright night at Electric Lights Parade
Thu, Nov 6th 2014 06:30 pm
Military Road was filled with lights and music Saturday, Nov. 1, as the Town of Niagara conducted its annual Electric Lights Parade.
Lee Wallace elected Town of Niagara supervisor
Thu, Nov 6th 2014 06:25 pm
The votes are in, the polls are closed, and Lee Wallace has been elected as the Town of Niagara's new supervisor.
'White Collar': More Mozzie in final season
Thu, Nov 6th 2014 01:40 pm
"White Collar's" Mozzie is an international man of mystery. The show's most mysterious character isn't one to offer personal details unless necessary.
River Lea Quilters Guild holds 'River Lea Inspirations'
Wed, Nov 5th 2014 02:05 pm
Money raised at the biennial River Lea Quilters Guild show held over the weekend at Byblos Niagara Resort & Spa will support Carolyn's House in Niagara Falls, and the Grand Island Fire Co. Charity work is part of the fabric of the club, which meets in the Grand Island High School large cafeteria on the third Tuesday of the month.
Masters, Watt part of inaugural class of Section VI Hall of Fame
Wed, Nov 5th 2014 02:00 pm
Grand Island Vikings athlete Stacey Schroeder-Watt and coach Gene Masters have been selected as part of the inaugural class of the Section VI Athletic Hall of Fame.
Photos: Nik Wallenda successfully crosses 'Windy City' of Chicago live on Discovery
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 12:25 pm
Nik Wallenda, "The King of the Highwire," made history Sunday after successfully crossing the "Windy City" of Chicago on a tightrope without a net or tether.
New ambulance celebrated in Youngstown
Sat, Nov 1st 2014 07:05 am
Anyone who's ever wondered how donations to the Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co. are spent or where money raised at the annual Field Days goes should take the time to stop at the firehall Sunday, Nov. 2.
Lew-Port BOE honors student, announces input process
Sat, Nov 1st 2014 07:00 am
At its Tuesday meeting, the Lewiston-Porter Board of Recognition presented a "Do The Right Thing Award" to Middle School student Charlie Dieteman.
Country Doctor celebrates first anniversary at new location
Sat, Nov 1st 2014 07:00 am
One year ago, Lewiston's The Country Doctor moved to 549 Center St. - the heart of the village's business district. Vendors made the move, in part, because of the uncertainty of a potential development engulfing their former site. Just as importantly, they realized business would boom at this end of Center Street.
Artpark discussions at Town of Lewiston budget session
Sat, Nov 1st 2014 07:00 am
The Lewiston Town Board opened Monday's session amid good feelings with commendations for Lewiston Police Officer Gregory T. Schuey, who marked his final day of service with LPD Sept. 7 at the Lewiston Kiwanis Peach Festival in Academy Park.