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Coloring contest winners
Sat, Dec 21st 2013 07:00 am
Winners of the 2013 DiMino Tops Lewiston-Niagara Frontier Publications holiday coloring contest were recently announced.
Lew-Port teachers highlighted at BOE meeting
Sat, Dec 21st 2013 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Board of Education recognized Ashli Dreher for being named the 2014 New York State Teacher of the Year. Dreher is a special education teacher at Lew-Port, and the first special education teacher to receive the state designation.
Interview: Seneca Niagara Casino concert a homecoming for talented Vanessa Williams
Sat, Dec 21st 2013 07:00 am
Vanessa Williams will perform hit songs "Dreamin," "Colors of the Wind," and, of course, "Save the Best for Last" Saturday, Dec. 28, at the Seneca Niagara Events Center in Niagara Falls.
Village of Lewiston hammering out new sign laws
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 09:50 pm
For the better part of two years, the Village of Lewiston Planning Board has faced a significant challenge: new businesses with new signage. Business owners new to the village are unaware of the sign laws and often times either ignore the Planning Board or purchase and post signs that don't conform with the municipality's code (let alone its historic nature) in size, shape or position.
Lewiston Police Blotter for Dec. 21, 2013
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 08:50 pm
The following activity occurred Monday, Dec. 9, to Sunday, Dec. 15, as reported by the Lewiston Police Department. LPD logged a total of 85 response calls during this period.
National Fuel offers flooding precautions
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 08:35 pm
National Fuel offers customers the following information should they experience flooding in their basements:
National Grid prepared for potential weekend storm
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 08:35 pm
National Grid crews are preparing for potential icy weather across large portions of the company's upstate New York service area north of Interstate 90, particularly the extreme north in the St. Lawrence and Champlain valley areas. Forecasts are calling for possible ice accumulations heavy enough to cause tree damage and the potential for extended power outages.
New York Power Authority approves $3.5 million in hydropower proceeds funding awards for Western New York
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 08:35 pm
The New York Power Authority trustees approved more than $3.5 million in funding awards to 10 Western New York enterprises working in wide-ranging business sectors that include job training and workforce development, tourism, advanced manufacturing, biotechnology and food processing.
Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduates 56th class
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 08:35 pm
Christmas came a few days early for the 22 men and women who unwrapped hard-earned certificates of completion this afternoon at Niagara University, where the Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy held its 56th graduation ceremony.
Neighbors Foundation happy so many Islanders have helped
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 08:30 pm
The Neighbors Foundation of Grand Island is happy to report that we will be helping 68 families, your neighbors on Grand Island, this holiday season. Well, no, we are not happy to report that number of families in temporary distress on the Island; all wish that the economy and sources of good-paying employment were better. What we are happy about is that so many Grand Islanders have helped: financial and food donations, gift cards, hands-on help, to allow the Foundation to provide that service to some of our less fortunate neighbors.
Celebrate New Year's Eve at Seneca Niagara Casino with live entertainment and midnight buffet
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 08:30 pm
Ring in the New Year with a party like no other at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel in Niagara Falls USA. There is something for everyone, including an affordable midnight buffet with dining at the reinvented Thunder Falls Buffet, live entertainment, and nonstop fun on a newly redesigned gaming floor that will "wow" thousands of fellow partiers.
Niagara Wine Trail welcomes 20th member winery: Schwenk Wine Cellars
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 08:30 pm
The Niagara Wine Trail has announced the addition of its 20th member winery, Schwenk Wine Cellars, located off of Route 18 at 1456 Bills Road in the Town of Kent (Orleans County).
Alex & Sierra win 'The X Factor'
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 08:30 pm
The third season of "The X Factor" came to an exciting conclusion as Alex & Sierra, one of Simon Cowell's Groups, was crowned the winner during a special live two-hour season finale on FOX.
Higgins, Collins call on Customs & Border Protection to alleviate Peace Bridge staffing shortages
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 08:30 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, and Congressman Chris Collins, R-NY-27, wrote to Acting U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Thomas Winkowski to inquire about staffing deficits at the Peace Bridge that cause delays and unreasonably long wait times.
BBB offers advice to Target customers following data breach
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 08:30 pm
"If you used a credit card at Target in the past few weeks, don't panic," advises Warren Clark, president of Better Business Bureau serving Upstate New York. "You are not liable for any fraudulent charges on your account, and there are some simple things you can do to make sure your card was not used fraudulently."
The Neighbourhood to headline 'Grammy Gig of a Lifetime' concert at Club Nokia
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 08:30 pm
CBS Interactive today announced the 2014 "Grammy Gig of a Lifetime" concert will feature this year's breakout band, Los Angeles-based alt-rock quintet The Neighbourhood.
98 Degrees, Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, Pentatonix to perform on special holiday themed 'The Sing-Off' season finale
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 08:30 pm
98 Degrees, Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, also Pentatonix are set to perform on the Dec. 23 (8 p.m.) special holiday-themed season finale of NBC's musical competition series "The Sing-Off."
Make your holiday safety list and check it twice
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 07:00 am
The joyous holiday season is here and many people are celebrating and decorating their homes with trees, electric lights and candles to create a festive atmosphere.
Christmas baskets for the needy
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 07:00 am
The Town of Wheatfield Lions Club and Pellicano's Meat and Produce Store are providing 16 food baskets for needy families in the Town of Wheatfield.
Riviera Theatre presents 'Arrival From Sweden, The Music of ABBA'
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 07:00 am
The Historic Riviera Theatre presents "Arrival From Sweden, The Music of ABBA," for one performance only Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at 8 pm.
'American Idol XIII' and 'Enlisted' get wrapped up in holiday cheer at malls across the country
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 07:00 am
"American Idol XIII" and new FOX comedy "Enlisted" are getting into the spirit of the holidays with a special gift during the most wonderful time of the year. From Friday, Dec. 20, through Tuesday, Dec. 24, "American Idol XIII" will provide complimentary gift-wrapping in local shopping centers in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Tampa and Nashville.
Daft Punk to perform on 56th annual Grammy Awards
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 07:00 am
The first performers announced for The 56th annual Grammy Awards are current Grammy nominee Daft Punk, nominee Kendrick Lamar and nominee Imagine Dragons, who will also perform together, and nominees P!nk and Nate Ruess (of two-time Grammy-winning group FUN.), who will perform together for the first time on network television.
Ring in 2014 with 'New Year's Eve Live' on FOX
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 07:00 am
FOX celebrates the new year with a star-studded night of entertainment with "New Year's Eve Live," airing Tuesday, Dec. 31 (11 p.m.), on FOX. Broadcast from the heart of Las Vegas, Mario Lopez will host the evening live from the Vegas Strip.
Seven-time Emmy Award winner Louis J. Horvitz to direct 'American Idol XIII'
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 07:00 am
Emmy Award-winning and acclaimed producer, director and writer Louis J. Horvitz has joined "American Idol XIII" as the new director this season.
'Hollywood Game Night' announces additional celebrities appearing in second season
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 07:00 am
The season kicks off with a heated battle of the sexes. Julie Bowen, Beth Behrs and Valerie Bertinelli will face off against Lester Holt, Jason Alexander and Martin Short in a series of hilarious games.
Jessica Alba, Christina Aguilera, Sandra Bullock, Ellen DeGeneres, LL Cool J, Josh Holloway to attend 40th Annual People's Choice Awards
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 07:00 am
Jessica Alba, Christina Aguilera, Sandra Bullock, Kaley Cuoco, Ellen DeGeneres, Emily Deschanel, Roma Downey, Marg Helgenberger, Josh Holloway, LL Cool J, Chris O'Donnell, Michael Weatherly and many more are scheduled to attend 40th Annual People's Choice Awards, to be broadcast live from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Jan. 8 (9 p.m.), and airing on CBS.
NBC Sports Group, Mecum auctions sign multi-year agreement to present coverage of Mecum collector car auctions
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 11:55 pm
NBC Sports Group and Mecum Auctions, the world leader in live auctions of collector cars, announced a multi-year agreement to present coverage of Mecum car auctions across NBC, NBCSN and the Esquire Network, which is part of the NBCUniversal family of networks. The three-year agreement, which begins in 2014, will provide for more than 425 hours of programming across all three channels.
Sabres acquire Omark from Oilers
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 11:55 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team acquired forward Linus Omark from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for a conditional sixth-round draft pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.
Video: Lewiston pays tribute to Tuscarora Nation at 'Flames' event
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 10:00 pm
The Historical Association of Lewiston commemorated the 200th anniversary of the burning of Lewiston (Dec. 19, 1813) with its "Flames Through Lewiston" re-enactment and dedication of the Tuscarora Heroes Monument (Dec. 19, 2013).
Kyle's Guarding Warriors reminder
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 03:50 pm
One of Wheatfield's younger residents, Kyle Stoddard, a second-grader at Errick Road Elementary School, will hold his Kyle's Guarding Warriors fundraiser from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at the Wheatfield Community Center on the Town Hall campus.
Town of Niagara celebrates Santa
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 03:35 pm
Cold, snowy weather didn't stop Town of Niagara youngsters from enjoying the annual Recreation Department Christmas Party.
Retzlaff's long service recognized by Town Board
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 03:35 pm
The Wheatfield Town Board said "so long" to one of its own as it honored Councilman Kenneth Retzlaff.
Public comment to close for Greenway projects
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 03:35 pm
The Niagara River Greenway Commission public comment period for the 37th round of projects will close Dec. 31.
Town of Niagara: Richards' court date delayed
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 03:35 pm
Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr. again delayed an expected court date for Town of Niagara Supervisor Steve Richards this week.
Wheatfield tradition continues
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 03:35 pm
Lighted Christmas displays are once again delighting passersby at the residence of Paul Greinert, 6962 Errick Road, Wheatfield.
Venturing Crew 829 forming in Youngstown
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 03:10 pm
Venturing is a program from the Boys Scouts of America for young men and women ages 14 to 21 that's coming to Youngstown.
British attack Youngstown
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 02:30 pm
Early Thursday morning, more than 100 British soldiers marched down River Road, from Stella Niagara to Old Fort Niagara, to re-enact the taking of Fort Niagara by the British on Dec. 19, 1813. One hundred and ten spectators in the fort watched as the British came through the postern gate and proceeded to wrest the fort from the Americans after a short battle.
Maziarz announces governor's signature to NYPA audit legislation
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 12:30 pm
Earlier today, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law Senate Bill 4948A, which directs the New York Power Authority to conduct audits of entities that receive power allocations or monetary payments associated with a relicensing agreement.
Bank of America Foundation supports Community Missions soup kitchen
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 09:20 am
The Community Soup Kitchen at Community Missions received funds from the Bank of America Foundation. Niagara Falls Pine Avenue Branch Manager Ardell Dolson presented a check to Community Missions' Executive Director Robyn L. Krueger.

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