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Tin Pan Alley celebrates 20 years as Lewiston's hometown hangout
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 11:10 am
It's been more than 20 years since "Cheers" went off the air, but people still want a place "where everybody knows your name."

In Lewiston, that location is Tin Pan Alley.

Cornerstone CFCU supports WNY Alzheimer's Association with 'Casual Fridays'
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 11:00 am
Cornerstone Community Federal Credit Union staff members made donations this summer in an effort to raise awareness and money for the Alzheimer's Association of Western New York.
Town of Lewiston: Fire companies vent over tower
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 10:00 am
"We've put (addressing) bad communications off for six months or more."

So summarized Greg Sitek of the Upper Mountain Fire Co. to the continuing problem of a stop work order now impacting completion of a recently constructed 219-foot radio tower behind the Upper Mountain firehall.

Rotary donates
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 09:00 am
The Rotary Club of Lewiston/Niagara-on-the-Lake presented a donation to the Niagara-on-the-Lake Terry Fox Run's cancer research. Money came from the Rotary Club's hot dog stand.
Duke to fill Lew-Port BOE vacancy
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 08:00 am
The Lewiston Porter Board of Education has appointed Cindy Duke to fill a vacancy on the board, left when longtime board member Keith Fox died in July.
NCSO sets 'First Nighter' program
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 07:00 am
The Niagara County Sheriff Office will hold a "First Nighter" program at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, for young adults interested in joining its Law Enforcement Explorers Post. The meeting will take place in the Patrol Room at the sheriff's office located at 5526 Niagara St. Ext., Lockport.
Mug and Musket, music fest debut in Youngstown
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 07:00 am
Excitement is back in Youngstown.

The Mug and Musket Tavern (formerly known as Brennan's), 418 Main St., is now open and features a variety of dinner and pub fare offerings as well as all-new entertainment.

Village businesses are also gearing up for the Youngstown Arts and Music Festival.

Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Claire Danes headline guest lineup on 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 07:00 am
Academy Award winner Ben Affleck chats about the upcoming film "Gone Girl," while Mark Harmon talks about the new season of "NCIS," and Jennifer Garner discusses the film "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day."
Effects of media violence on children is topic of UB's latest Bullying Abuse Prevention conference
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 07:00 am
The effects of media violence on children and what parents and teachers can do about it is the focus at this year's Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention annual conference to be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Millennium Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga.
'Sunday Cabaret' kicks off third season this Sunday
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 07:00 am
The popular "Sunday Cabaret" program, a collaboration between Community Missions and the Episcopal Diocese of Western New York, begins its third season this Sunday afternoon.
Seneca Resorts & Casinos builds strategic multidimensional alliance with Bluegreen Vacations
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 07:00 am
Seneca Resorts & Casinos has developed a multifaceted strategic alliance with Bluegreen Vacations, a leader in the vacation ownership industry that connects more than 180,000 owners with 60-plus Bluegreen resorts in 40-plus popular destinations across the continental U.S. and the Caribbean.
Prescription drug drop-off Saturday
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 08:00 pm
On Saturday, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office, in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration and other participating agencies, will hold a prescription drug take-back day.
Derek Jeter to appear on 'The Tonight Show' Thursday
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 08:00 pm
New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter, who delivered an electrifying game-winning hit on his final night at Yankee Stadium, will be a guest on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Thursday, Oct. 2.
First lady Michelle Obama makes her first appearance on ABC's 'The Chew'
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 08:00 pm
On Friday, Oct. 3, the first lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, makes her first appearance on "The Chew."
Sabres assign 11 to Rochester; return 2 to junior clubs
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 08:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have assigned 11 players to the Rochester Americans (AHL) and have returned two players to their respective junior clubs. The Sabres' training camp roster is now at 38 players: 21 forwards, 12 defensemen and five goaltenders.
Higgins urges Department of Energy to select Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station for solar industry pilot program
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 07:55 pm
The federal government will be launching a pilot program to provide training to veterans seeking jobs in the solar industry, and Congressman Brian Higgins is urging the U.S. Department of Energy to designate the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station as one of the sites.
Bishop Chappetto, Carney, Quarantello and 3 NU employees honored during convocation
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 07:55 pm
Six individuals were honored during Niagara University's annual Vincentian Heritage Convocation.

The event, which takes place during the university's celebration of Vincentian Heritage Week, recognizes the extraordinary contributions of university employees, alumni and community leaders.

Higgins joins Buffalo Passport Agency in announcing Passport Day in Buffalo
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 07:55 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins joined the U.S. State Department's Buffalo Passport Agency in announcing the opportunity for Western New Yorkers to apply for or renew passports at an event being held Saturday.
Josh Holloway joins cast as lead of Carlton Cuse pilot 'Colony' for USA Network
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 07:55 pm
Josh Holloway ("Lost") joins the pilot "Colony" for USA Network. A co-production between Legendary Television and Universal Cable Productions, "Colony" was written and is executive produced by Carlton Cuse ("Lost," "Bates Motel") and Ryan Condal ("Hercules"). The project marks the first time Holloway and Cuse have reunited since "Lost" ended.
Lewiston Police Blotter for Sept. 27, 2014
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 05:00 pm
The following activity occurred Monday, Sept. 15, to Sunday, Sept. 21, as reported by the Lewiston Police Department. LPD logged a total of 90 response calls during this period.
Fall Festival, Oktoberfest and Farm Market in Wheatfield
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 03:10 pm
Wheatfield's second annual Fall Festival, Oktoberfest and Farm Market, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, at the Town Hall campus, promises to be a perfect welcome to the season.
Pasta and open house at BOCES
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 03:10 pm
The Orleans/Niagara BOCES' Niagara Career and Technical Education Center will hold its annual pasta dinner and open house Wednesday, Oct. 1.
Grass Drags at Shawnee
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 03:10 pm
The Shawnee Sno-Chiefs Snowmobile Club's 16th annual Snowmobile Grass Drags/ATV Races/Vintage Snowmobile Show and Swap Meet will be on Sunday, Sept. 28.
Niagara-Wheatfield High School September graduates
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 03:10 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield High School students Christopher Schimshack and Elizabeth Whittle stood proudly in front of their families, friends, school administrators and the Board of Education as they accepted their diplomas.
Year-round family fun at Aquarium of Niagara
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 03:10 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara is celebrating its 50th year of operation in 2015, and the community is invited to become part of a very special experience.
Next 'Blender' at Baker's Farm Market
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 03:00 pm
The next Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce business "Blender" will be held from 5 until 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at Baker's Farm Market & U-Pick, 2100 Youngstown-Lockport Road (Route 93) in Ransomville.
Residents encouraged to support CROP Walk
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 02:45 pm
Town residents were encouraged by the Town Board to fight hunger in the world by supporting the local CROP Walk.
Law Enforcement Day supports Miracle League
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 02:40 pm
Members of the police turned out to serve as "celebrity buddies" at a Miracle League ballgame.

The buddies help the Miracle League players at bat, on the base paths and in the field.

Zonta Club installs new members
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 02:35 pm
Two new members were installed at the Grand Island Zonta Club's September meeting.
Town Commons, Nike Base Park eyed for upgrades
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 02:35 pm
The town government has begun long-range planning to improve two of its parks: the Town Commons and Nike Base Park.
Caped Crusader's ride visits Island
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 02:25 pm
Colleen Huff and her two sons Raistlin Huff, 10, and Perrin Huff, 8, of Cub Scout Pack 630 from Grand Island enjoy the Batmobile, which made a visit to Say Cheese Pizza Company and Comic Book Cafe on Grand Island.
Great Girl Scout Sign Up Day to be held Saturday
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 02:25 pm
Girl Scouts of Western New York is hosting the Great Girl Scout Sign Up Day at various locations throughout Western New York, including at Nike Base Park on Grand Island, Sept. 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Niagara Regional Theatre Guild: 'Guys and Dolls' opens
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 02:25 pm
The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild will present the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical "Guys and Dolls" at the Ellicott Creek Playhouse Sept. 26 through Oct. 12.
Can you help Elizabeth Restey?
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 02:25 pm
A benefit to assist leukemia patient Elizabeth Restey with her mounting bills will take place Sept. 28.
'Barrel through Niagara' initiative to inspire Niagara Falls-themed artwork throughout region
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 10:25 am
It's time for Niagara Falls to reinvent and promote itself, not only as a natural wonder of the world, but also an artistic and cultural mecca showcasing the Niagara region's inherent beauty and power.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital hosts Women's Health Open House Oct. 14
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 10:25 am
In conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Mount St. Mary's Hospital wants to ensure women throughout the community are keeping their health in check.
Lewiston Harvest Festival and Craft Show celebrating 31 years
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 12:00 am
Celebrate the beginning of autumn in the historic Village of Lewiston and the work of talented Western New York crafters and jewelry artists at the 31st annual Lewiston Harvest Festival and Craft Show. The festival runs along Center Street from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, and Sunday, Sept. 28. It is free and open to the public.
Tribune editor Campbell retiring: It's time to be like Barbara Walters
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:50 pm
My Aunt Ekkie always used to tell me to say "So long," not "Goodbye."
Empire pipeline changes ahead
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:50 pm
Wheatfield Councilman Larry Helwig is worried that residents might not be fully informed about proposed changes in the Empire pipeline in the town.