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Twice-told tale: 2 Lindas, 2 Jims equals 5 decades of friendship
Sat, Oct 29th 2016 07:05 am
It has been Linda and Jim, and Jim and Linda for more than 50 years - a friendship of two couples that has stood the test of time.
Town of Lewiston approves tax levy limit override
Sat, Oct 29th 2016 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston moved further on its 2017 budget this week, both at a public hearing Monday to override the tax levy limit, and in its $16.820 million preliminary spending plan.
Grand Island WWII vet going on Honor Flight
Fri, Oct 28th 2016 07:00 pm
A Grand Island veteran of World War II will get well-deserved recognition for his military service when he boards the Honor Flight on Saturday for the trip of a lifetime.
Grand Island Board of Education: Study of municipal broadband discussed
Fri, Oct 28th 2016 11:00 am
The Board of Education heard a proposal to fund a study on whether municipal broadband would make sense for Grand Island.
GI Lions Club to mark 60th anniversary
Fri, Oct 28th 2016 10:35 am
For 60 years, Grand Island has had a special friend working on its behalf to create a better life for those less fortunate in the community.
A musical history of the Civil War
Fri, Oct 28th 2016 10:35 am
For a tuneful glimpse into the music of the Civil War, mark your calendars for Nov. 3 and plan to be at Historic Trinity Church before the start of the 7 p.m. program.
Delivering more than meals: Twin Cities Meals on Wheels recognized for service to others
Fri, Oct 28th 2016 10:10 am
Twin Cities Meals on Wheels, formerly known as North Tonawanda Meals on Wheels, opened its doors Saturday to reveal a new name change, as well as to give elected officials and community members an inside look into the everyday operations.
Community comes together in preparation for Niagara Electric Lights Parade
Fri, Oct 28th 2016 10:10 am
The holiday season is right around the corner, which means the Niagara Electric Lights Parade will soon be kicking off local celebrations.
Interview: Gabriel Luna offers hell of a good performance as Robbie Reyes, Ghost Rider on 'SH.I.E.L.D.'
Thu, Oct 27th 2016 05:35 pm
Driving his 1969 Dodge Charger - the "Hell Charger" - Robbie Reyes and his flame-glowing-skull alter ego have teamed up with S.H.I.E.L.D. in search of a mystical book, and to take down a mysterious ethereal enemy.
Interview: Steve Vai to perform 'Passion and Warfare' live at The Riv
Wed, Oct 26th 2016 05:50 pm
On Saturday, Steve Vai will perform his 1990 album "Passion and Warfare," from top to bottom, at the Historic Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda.
Interview: Former 'The Voice' standout Caitlin Caporale releases new single, 'Guarded Heart'
Wed, Oct 26th 2016 05:20 pm
Caitlin Caporale was one of "The Voice's" competitors in season eight, which aired in 2015. She famously performed a few bars of "Impossible" with Christina Aguilera - sitting in the coach's red chair, no less - before working with Pharrell and receiving guidance from Lionel Richie.
Village of Lewiston HPC approves Frontier House subdivision request
Tue, Oct 25th 2016 02:35 pm
A small change on paper made a big difference Monday, as the Village of Lewiston Historic Preservation Commission approved a modified request by Hastings Lewiston Inc. to subdivide the property at 460 Center St. Commissioners voted 4-0 to grant a certificate of appropriateness, and to move the concept along to the Planning Board.
NFP High School Game of the Week: North Tonawanda survives in a playoff thriller versus Iroquois
Sat, Oct 22nd 2016 06:00 pm
On a cold, damp Friday night at George Vetter Stadium in North Tonawanda, the Lumberjacks survived a fight from the Iroquois Chiefs, defeating them 20-16.
Niagara University's communication studies department launching careers around the country
Sat, Oct 22nd 2016 07:30 am
The Niagara University communication studies department instills drive within its students.
'Roam the Region' with the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce
Sat, Oct 22nd 2016 07:30 am
"Roam the Region," siring on the Our Schools Channel (OSC-TV 21), features Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce members and to bring awareness to the area.
Town of Lewiston budget struggles continue
Sat, Oct 22nd 2016 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston is facing some very tough choices as the budget season moves along.
Making improvements: Trail at Opportunities Unlimited enhanced by Scout initiatives
Fri, Oct 21st 2016 09:40 pm
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara recently welcomed a new addition to the Kimberly Woodruff Memorial Nature Trail at 2510 Niagara Falls Blvd., Wheatfield.
Proposed NT budget below tax cap
Fri, Oct 21st 2016 11:30 am
It's again time to talk budget in North Tonawanda and, if all goes according to plan, residents won't have to worry about a property tax increase in 2017.
Avoiding roadway tragedy: Drivers, pedestrians, parents must take action
Fri, Oct 21st 2016 11:30 am
Sometimes it only takes a moment of distraction or inattention, poor visibility, or inappropriate speed for tragedy to strike on a roadway.
Town of Wheatfield: Residents push to make road safer
Fri, Oct 21st 2016 11:25 am
Krueger Road residents Deborah Fadel and Kelly Dueger said they gathered 662 signatures from both Kruger Road and surrounding area residents who were in favor of installing a sidewalk in the area at Monday night's board meeting.
New date set for Ellicott plaza SEQR vote; public hearing still TBD
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 05:35 pm
For the second time this fall, it appears the Ellicott Development plaza proposal is nearing a final vote.
Fastest firefighter
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 02:20 pm
Firefighter Joe Casullo, left in the video, and Lt. Nick Egloff of the Grand Island Fire Co. hold a race to see who can put his turnout gear on the fastest, as children from Sidway Elementary School cheer them on.
Lewiston Council on the Arts, Corey McGowan to relaunch Taste of Lewiston
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 09:05 am
The Lewiston Council on the Arts and a rising Western New York event planner are reviving a popular, summertime Center Street event.
Lewiston Post Office investigation complete, leak was accidental
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 03:25 pm
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service has finished its investigation into the pepper spray spill that sent seven Lewiston Post Office employees to Mount St. Mary's Hospital on Wednesday.
NFP High School Game of the Week: Niagara Falls heads into playoffs strong after defeating Orchard Park
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 11:35 pm
In front of a packed house celebrating Senior Day at Niagara Falls High School, the Wolverines defeated the Orchard Park Quakers, 26-23, on Saturday.
Lewiston: ZBA OKs Fairchild variances
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Zoning Board of Appeals approved six variances for Orchard Park developer James Jerge's 765 Fairchild Place development proposal. ZBA members offered little commentary on the plan, which they've seen in various incarnations this year.
Lew-Port to present 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow'
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 07:00 am
In the spirit of Halloween, the Lewiston-Porter Drama Club presents "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," a ghost story adapted by Lindsay Price from the original work by Washington Irving.
Family-owned farm provides local autumn attraction
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 06:05 pm
Families from all over Western New York are coming together to celebrate autumn at the Wheatfield Pumpkin Farm at 6920 Nash Road.
Halloween events popping up on Webster Street
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 06:00 pm
Halloween is fast approaching and, to help celebrate and support charitable initiatives, a group of business owners on Webster Street are coming together to host two new events.
Town of Lewiston: Budget talks begin Monday
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:25 pm
Financial issues occupied portions of Thursday's Lewiston Town Board work session, as budget season begins.
Senior housing proposed for Military Road School
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:25 pm
The old Military Road School building, which has been empty for decades, may soon have a significant purpose.
Ground zero: GI's emerald ash borer infestation
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 10:35 am
Grand Island is now "ground zero" for the emerald ash borer, said Mark Whitmore, an entomologist from Cornell University.
Lewiston Post Office 'fully safe' and 'back to normal'
Thu, Oct 13th 2016 04:35 pm
The Lewiston Post Office reopened Thursday, less than 24 hours after hazardous materials crews combed the building for what was then an unknown smell. The irritant caused seven employees to temporarily have a sore throat and watery eyes.
Lewiston Post Office reopens
Wed, Oct 12th 2016 08:15 pm
On Wednesday night, the police barricades outside of the Lewiston Post Office were removed, people were using the external mailboxes, and the doors to the outer lobby were open.
Lewiston Post Office: Aerosol irritant source of smell, worker symptoms
Wed, Oct 12th 2016 02:30 pm
Just before 2 p.m., Lewiston Police Department Chief Frank Previte revealed the mystery smell inside the Lewiston Post Office was not life-threatening, nor likely the result of foul play.
Officials investigating mysterious smell at Lewiston Post Office
Wed, Oct 12th 2016 10:50 am
First responders are investigating a mysterious smell that caused seven Village of Lewiston Post Office workers to require medical assistance this morning.
NFP's High School Game of the Week: Cheektowaga shows dominance in win over Lew-Port
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 11:15 am
In front of a loud crowd celebrating senior night, the Cheektowaga Warriors defeated the Lewiston-Porter Lancers, 62-0, under the lights at Lew-Port on Friday night.
Frontier House: Questions remain as to validity of HPC requests
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 07:00 am
Lewiston's newly formed Historic Preservation Commission might've overreached in its requests to Frontier House management. So suggested Village of Lewiston Planning Commission Chairman Norm Machelor.
Town tax looms for Lewiston; board approves tax override
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston opened the door this week to the strong possibility of a town tax as it released its tentative $16.250 million budget Tuesday for fiscal year 2017.
5th annual pet blessing held at St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 07:00 am
The fifth annual pet blessing at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church on Saturday drew its largest participation of pet-lovers, according to event organizers.