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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.
Town of Lewiston adopts 2015 budget
Sat, Nov 1st 2014 07:00 am
Beyond Artpark, Monday's Lewiston Town Board discussions transgressed to a number of other areas - just about all of them budget-related.
Powerlifting competition headed to Bergholz
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 04:15 pm
Bergholz will soon be home to the Town of Wheatfield's first ever powerlifting competition, thanks to the efforts of a local athlete.
Town of Niagara prepares for Electric Lights Parade
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:55 pm
Military Road will once again ring in the holiday season with the Town of Niagara's annual Electric Lights Parade Saturday, Nov. 1.
10 things I miss about Western New York
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 08:00 pm
Quirky changes remind me I'm not in Western New York anymore.
Interview: Jacqueline Toboni brings Trubel to 'Grimm'
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 05:10 pm
Napoleon Dynamite would love Jacqueline Toboni.
Interview: AJR is A-mazing
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 10:00 am
The Met brothers - Adam, 24, Ryan, 20, and Jack, 17, have crafted their own unique sound in the family's Chelsea living room and on New York's city streets.
'The Voice': Matt McAndrew, Reagan James, Beth Spangler and Mia Pfirrman frontrunners as 'Knockouts' begin
Mon, Oct 27th 2014 10:45 am
When it comes to "The Voice," there's no telling which singers will motivate viewers to vote. Who could've predicted Christina Grimmie would finish behind Jake Worthington last season, that Danielle Bradbery would win season four without any prior performances or that Javier Colon and Jermaine Paul would take the first two titles instead of Dia Frampton and Juliet Simms?
Ari Stidham's work on CBS hit 'Scorpion' is genius
Mon, Oct 27th 2014 09:35 am
What are the odds TV audiences would warm to a socially awkward germaphobe who calls himself the human calculator?
Winter warm-up for Community Missions
Sat, Oct 25th 2014 07:00 am
Last week, while walking through the Village of Lewiston, I experienced my first seasonal reminder that it was time to "Think warm." Hands in pockets, I started formulating my cold weather to-do list. Winter tires, replace seal on drafty window, buy my son, Liam, a new winter jacket.
David Giuntoli, Reggie Lee preview new season of 'Grimm'
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 08:10 am
As season three came to a close, Trubel (Jacqueline Toboni) crashed the wedding to warn best man Nick (David Giuntoli) he was in danger. It seems Adalind (Claire Coffee) had cast a spell that not only tricked him into believing she was his girlfriend, Juliette (Bitsie Tulloch), but had taken his Grimm powers away, too. Truble knew this because Nick's Portland PD captain, Sean Renard (Sasha Roiz), filled her in on the details ... before he was (fatally?) shot outside of Nick's and Juliette's home.
'The Voice': Sugar Joans, Jean Kelley triumphant in 'Battle'
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 04:20 pm
Though it's called the "Battle Round," coaches on "The Voice" want the competition's second stage to be cooperative. So, while singers are "battling" head-to-head for a shot at the third round, the "Knockouts," they must find harmony with one another - literally and figuratively.
'The Voice': James David Carter, Craig Wayne Boyd prove they're country stars to beat
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 04:15 pm
For better or worse, coach Blake Shelton paired his top two male singers in the "Battle Rounds." What ensued was one of "The Voice's" best country music performances ever.
Lew-Port Alumni Association inducts three into Hall of Fame
Sat, Oct 18th 2014 08:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Alumni Association held its sixth annual induction ceremony Thursday at the Lewiston-Porter High School auditorium, honoring Distinguished Alumni for 2014.
Comptroller's report: Lew-Port criticized
Sat, Oct 18th 2014 08:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter School District received some unfavorable news this week from the state comptroller's office.
N-W grad finds success in business
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 07:00 am
Sanborn native James Tretter has gone far since he graduated from Niagara-Wheatfield High School in 2004, even though he is still in Western New York.
Wheatfield highway superintendent to retire
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 07:00 am
Art Kroening, the Town of Wheatfield Highway Department superintendent for almost 15 years, will retire at the end of the month.
Grand Island Board of Education: New VCMS principal approved
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 04:45 pm
The Grand Island Board of Education held its monthly meeting Monday evening in the Professional Development Suite in Grand Island High School. All seven trustees were present and worked through a short but varied business agenda.
Grand Island Scout unearths local history
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 04:45 pm
Ricky Hoover, a 15-year-old sophomore at Grand Island High School, said that he loves local history. That is why he chose, as his Eagle Scout project, to research a large stone found in a backyard near Whitehaven Road and to facilitate the donation of the stone to the Grand Island Historical Society.
 

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