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'A Christmas Carol' delivered by 'Theatre in the Mist'
Sat, Dec 8th 2012 07:00 am
If you're the type of person whose Christmas spirit doesn't start to glow until the Grinch fibs to Cindy Lou Who, Charlie Brown props up his scraggly tree, Ralphie gets warned about shooting his eye out, or the bell rings on George Bailey's tree, Theatre in the Mist has just the ticket for you.
Lewiston in 'Flames' this Saturday
Sat, Dec 8th 2012 07:00 am
Imagine a street lined with flames and filled with chaos as dozens of Lewiston's citizens run barefoot through the night trying to escape attacks from British forces.
Lewiston Christmas Walk returns for a second weekend
Sat, Dec 8th 2012 12:00 am
Join Lewiston's small businesses this weekend for more Christmas Walk activities and discounts.
'Fringe': Jill Scott is a fan
Fri, Dec 7th 2012 07:00 pm
INTERVIEW: Jill Scott is a three-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, a New York Times best-selling poet, a critically acclaimed actress ... and a giant "Fringe" fan.
Santa sets up visits at Bergholz home
Fri, Dec 7th 2012 06:55 am
Paul and Jan DePlato of Bergholz once again are offering a chance to see one of the area's largest Christmas displays, with an added bonus: a visit with Santa.
Gov. Cuomo announces agreement to save Maid of the Mist from shutting down
Tue, Dec 4th 2012 10:30 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced an agreement Tuesday that will prevent the Maid of the Mist scenic boat excursions from shutting down. The multilateral agreement spearheaded by the governor provides for the Maid of the Mist to continue to operate in the Niagara Gorge and for it to produce increased revenues for Niagara Falls State Park.

The agreement will also lead to improvements of the boat tour experience for park visitors and will protect New York state from potential disruptions to a critical tourism attraction for decades to come.

Roswell Park named a Leapfrog Top Hospital for third consecutive year
Tue, Dec 4th 2012 10:25 pm
Roswell Park Cancer Institute has been named to The Leapfrog Group's annual Top Hospitals list for a third consecutive year. One of only three National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in New York state, RPCI is the only New York facility to be named a Leapfrog Top Hospital for 2012.
Classic holiday special 'Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer' airs Tuesday, Dec. 4, on CBS
Tue, Nov 27th 2012 02:35 pm
The navigational prowess of "the most famous reindeer of all" will again illuminate Santa Claus' way into the Christmas season, on a rebroadcast of "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer," Tuesday, Dec. 4 (8 p.m.), on the CBS Television Network.
'Black Friday' comes to Lewiston
Sat, Nov 17th 2012 12:00 pm
Year after year, scores of Lewistonians awake in the middle of the night on the day after Thanksgiving to head out to chain stores and kick-start their holiday shopping. It's a popular tradition ... that Lewiston retailers hope to end next week.
Website places Lewiston in top 10 'Best Small Towns in America'
Sat, Nov 17th 2012 07:00 am
Business Insider, an award-winning, New York City-based website, has named Lewiston to its "10 Best Small Towns in America" list. The online publication cited Lewiston's placement in the Rand McNally/USA Today "Best of the Road" competition, its historic significance, and proximity to Niagara Falls in ranking the municipality No. 5.

In the past two years, Lewiston's restaurants were twice featured on the Travel Channel, its Historical Association events (including the "Battle of Queenston Heights Commemoration and Re-enactment") garnered national press, and its largest venue, Artpark, picked up a sixth award from Buffalo Spree magazine for its presentation and outdoor facilities.

CAC exec committee plans talks with federal elected officials
Sat, Nov 17th 2012 07:00 am
With the 2012 elections now history, members of the Lake Ontario Ordinance Works Community Action Council met this week to begin the strategy process toward approaching area members of Congress.
The squirrel represents different things to different people
Sat, Nov 17th 2012 07:00 am
Whenever I hear the word "rodent," right away I think of mice and rats, but in the rodent "family" there are many different sizes and types of relatives.
Ransomville celebrates 25 years of Lighting of the Wreaths
Fri, Nov 16th 2012 11:25 pm
On Sunday, Nov. 25, Ransomville will celebrate its 25th annual Lighting of the Wreaths event.
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade celebrates its 86th year
Mon, Nov 12th 2012 07:00 am
America's favorite holiday tradition, the 86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, returns to dazzle and enchant millions nationwide on Thursday, Nov. 22, from 9 a.m. to noon on NBC (all time zones).
Governor Cuomo announces agreement to provide financial assistance to City of Niagara Falls
Sat, Nov 10th 2012 08:40 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Friday that the New York Power Authority board of trustees has approved a plan to provide assistance to the City of Niagara Falls, which will help the city address budget issues related to an ongoing casino revenue dispute between the state of New York and the Seneca Nation of Indians.
Village of Lewiston recognizes 'Battle of Queenston Heights Commemoration and Re-enactment' organizers
Sat, Nov 10th 2012 08:35 am
Trustees recognized Historical Association of Lewiston volunteers Lee Simonson, Pam Hauth and Bruce Sutherland for organizing and promoting the recent event.
'Grimm' by night, actress Claire Coffee picks football winners by day
Fri, Nov 9th 2012 09:45 am
INTERVIEW: NFL experts study hours and hours of game film, interview players and coaches, read injury reports and analyze practice sessions before picking winners each week.

Actress Claire Coffee, on the other hand, well, her method isn't quite as scientific.

Delicious: Village Bake Shoppe celebrates first anniversary in Lewiston
Fri, Nov 9th 2012 09:40 am
PHOTO GALLERY: There's a reason professional chefs on television steer clear of baking: It's not easy.
Jeffrey Donovan on 'Burn Notice': 'We've never really seen how dark Michael can go'
Thu, Nov 8th 2012 05:15 pm
INTERVIEW: Betrayed (again) by the CIA, and stranded in Panama, life looked awfully bleak for Michael Westen (Jeffrey Donovan), Fiona (Gabrielle Anwar), Sam (Bruce Campbell) and Jesse (Coby Bell) when "Burn Notice" wrapped its summer season.
Unofficial election results
Wed, Nov 7th 2012 07:45 am
As President Obama wins a second term nationally, both Democrat and Republican parties score big victories in Western New York.
Film and TV actress Bellamy Young is 'the luckiest girl on the block'
Tue, Nov 6th 2012 07:00 am
INTERVIEW: If you're somebody in Hollywood, chances are you've worked with Bellamy Young.

The actress, seen this season as the furious first lady on ABC's "Scandal," has made her mark both in film and on television. She's costarred in features with Tom Cruise, Mel Gibson and Donald Sutherland, while working on weekly series alongside David Caruso, Thomas Gibson, Joe Mantegna, Zach Braff and John C. McGinley.

'The Voice': Frontrunners talk 'Knockout,' 'Playoff' rounds
Mon, Nov 5th 2012 04:55 pm
INTERVIEWS: Joselyn, Liz, Michaela, Devyn, Sylvia talk about advancing to the live show.
Dotty Gara: The incredible but true story of one Lewiston woman's life (so far)
Sat, Nov 3rd 2012 07:00 am
"I'm 73 - and I brag about it," Dotty Gara says. "I was supposed to die when I was 40."
Military Road lights up with annual Niagara Electric Lights Parade
Thu, Nov 1st 2012 07:00 am
Get in the spirit for the upcoming holidays on Saturday, Nov. 3, with the eighth annual Niagara Electric Lights Parade on Military Road.

More than 70 units have signed up to participate in the professionally judged parade honoring the town's bicentennial.

BBB: Start with trust after Hurricane Sandy
Wed, Oct 31st 2012 07:00 am
Hurricane Sandy's effects blew through upstate New York and left a myriad of concern for the community. Natural disasters such as Hurricane Sandy can bring out the best in people, as strangers reach out to help others in need. Unfortunately, Better Business Bureau experience tells us crises also bring out persons who choose to take advantage of the victims.
Disney to acquire Lucasfilm LTD; 'Star Wars: Episode VII' targeted for 2015
Tue, Oct 30th 2012 05:05 pm
Global leader in high-quality family entertainment agrees to acquire world-renowned Lucasfilm Ltd, including legendary "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones" franchises.
Disney to acquire Lucasfilm; 'Star Wars: Episode VII' targeted for 2015
Tue, Oct 30th 2012 05:05 pm
"Star Wars: Episode VII" feature film targeted for release in 2015; more features to follow.
'The Voice': Devyn and MarissaAnn 'Free Your Mind'
Mon, Oct 29th 2012 08:00 pm
If there is one cardinal rule on televised singing competitions, it's stay away from the divas. In short, you don't sing Mariah, Whitney, Celine or Christina. Imagine, now, if the four of them teamed up to form a supergroup.
'The Voice': Joe Kirkland, Michaela Paige, Cassadee Pope, Nicole Nelson talk 'Knockout Round'
Mon, Oct 29th 2012 07:40 pm
Most singers on "The Voice" don't relish the "Battle Rounds," the stage where two acts enter, and only one (usually) advances. Wait until you see how they react to the new "Knockout Rounds."
Lewiston: New location, new month for Relay For Life
Sat, Oct 27th 2012 07:00 am
VIDEO: Some big changes are in store for the Relay For Life of Lewiston/Niagara event in 2013.
Lewiston: 2013 budget maintains no town tax; town still eyes tax cap override
Fri, Oct 26th 2012 07:30 pm
"Expenses have gone up, but there's still no town tax," stated Lewiston Finance Director Michael Johnson as a public hearing to consider override of the state's 2 percent tax cap got under way Monday at Town Hall.
Theodore's enjoying 'Red Hot' success
Fri, Oct 26th 2012 07:00 pm
When a new restaurant opens three establishments in just 18 months, you know that the owners must be doing something right.
Lewiston: Reservoir State Park boasts new look
Wed, Oct 24th 2012 03:00 pm
The New York Power Authority and New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation on Tuesday marked the completion of a $6 million upgrade at Reservoir State Park in the Town of Lewiston and Town of Niagara at a ceremonial ribbon-cutting.
'The Voice': Sing, Suzanna, sing
Tue, Oct 23rd 2012 08:30 pm
Perhaps no voice on NBC's "The Voice" has been scrutinized more than Suzanna Choffel's.
'The Voice': Big voices do 'Battle' in week two
Mon, Oct 22nd 2012 07:00 am
Two singers highly coveted by "The Voice" judges competed in week two of the "Battle Rounds." Coach Christina Aguilera paired 19-year-old Sylvia Yacoub and 17-year-old Joselyn Rivera in a duet/dual. The vocalists performed Beyonce's "Best Thing I Never Had."
'Go On': Matthew Perry scores with new sitcom
Sat, Oct 20th 2012 09:45 pm
INTERVIEW: On "Go On," Matthew Perry's character, Ryan King, can't understand why he's sent to group therapy. He just wants to work - he doesn't want to talk about his wife's unexpected passing, and he doesn't want to share his feelings.
Village of Lewiston Board hears it on Lewiston Police
Sat, Oct 20th 2012 07:00 am
They came, voiced their opinions and then some. But, in the end, the matter remained far from settled.
Town of Lewiston sets sight on multimillion-dollar recreational and senior center
Fri, Oct 19th 2012 08:00 pm
A Town of Lewiston committee formed to look into the practicality of building a multimillion-dollar recreational and senior center has identified the Lewiston-Porter school campus as an ideal site.
Village of Lewiston boards, wine store owner reach accord
Fri, Oct 19th 2012 08:00 pm
Jack Lyon, owner of 700 Center St. - a proposed wine store - has agreed to repair his building's wood siding and to use cedar siding (instead of vinyl or a wood alternative) on his addition and dormers. He emailed the Village of Lewiston Planning Board a new proposal on Monday morning. It was approved Monday night by both the Planning Board and the Village Board of Trustees.
'Taste' a 'part of what Grand Island is'
Fri, Oct 19th 2012 07:15 pm
From all quarters, the first-ever Taste of Grand Island Fall Fest on Saturday was a huge success.
 


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