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Baby shows heart
Thu, Feb 1st 2018 08:30 pm
Baby Grant Baxter was the first baby born at Mount St. Mary's Hospital as part of the American Heart Association's "Little Hats, Big Hearts" initiative to raise awareness of heart disease. (#littlehatsbighearts)
Volunteers from Western Niagara County gather in Niagara Falls for dinner, workshop to help launch 2018 Appeal for Catholic Charities
Thu, Feb 1st 2018 08:25 pm
About 50 parish volunteers, clergy, lay leaders and Catholic Charities' staff attended a volunteer training workshop following dinner Wednesday to help kick off the 2018 Appeal for Catholic Charities in western Niagara County.
Lewiston-Porter: Peach Queen Jamie Hagerty lends voice to 'One District, One Book'
Wed, Jan 31st 2018 09:10 am
A group of about 80 Lewiston-Porter elementary students received a special surprise Tuesday morning when reigning Peach Queen Jamie Hagerty visited to read the second chapter of "The Mouse and the Motorcycle."
Super Bowl weekend DWI crackdown
Tue, Jan 30th 2018 03:50 pm
Sheriff James R. Voutour announces Niagara County law enforcement agencies will participate in a special enforcement effort this weekend.
Ransomville Library Friends used book sale
Tue, Jan 30th 2018 07:00 am
Friends of the Ransomville Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 (with a bag sale from 3-4 p.m.). The event includes used books, videos, CDs, DVDs, and free refreshments.
NFP's 'Best Fish Fry' contest now underway
Mon, Jan 29th 2018 01:00 pm
Fish fry season has begun again - and we want to know where to eat!
Mount St. Mary's celebrates heart month in February
Mon, Jan 29th 2018 12:45 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital will celebrate Heart Month in February with its annual lipid panel screening on Sunday, Feb. 11, and continuing with a series of events throughout the month.
Primus & Mastodon added to 'Coors Light Concerts' at Artpark
Mon, Jan 29th 2018 12:25 pm
Bay-area alt-rock outfit Primus and Atlanta metal act Mastodon will kick of the 2018 season of "Coors Light Concerts at Artpark" on Wednesday, May 23, in the Outdoor Amphitheater. The concert is presented by Funtime and will feature support act All Them Witches.
Lew-Port 'Jingle Jog' raises $1,100 for Niagara Hospice
Mon, Jan 29th 2018 11:00 am
Lewiston Porter students jogged their way to a generous donation for Niagara Hospice. The students each paid $1 to participate in the "Jingle Jog," held Dec. 22 in both the Primary Education Center and Intermediate Education Center.
In the Loop: Celebrating winter, 'One District, One Book' winner announced
Sat, Jan 27th 2018 07:05 am
As January comes to an end, we are now halfway through the school year. This past week was full of midterm and Regents exams, and the second marking period closed at the high school and middle school.
Improved safety at Old Fort Niagara
Sat, Jan 27th 2018 07:00 am
Representatives from the Old Fort Niagara Association, Youngstown Volunteer Fire Department, New York State Assembly, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, and the Niagara County Legislature dedicated a new fire trailer at Old Fort Niagara on Thursday. Officials gathered in the parking lot near the fort's Visitor Center to announce the completion of the project, which has been underway for several years.
Town of Lewiston: Glasgow faults board for failing to name appointments
Sat, Jan 27th 2018 07:00 am
It opened with remarks by resident Paulette Glasgow, a familiar face at past meetings who returned to this session following illness. Glasgow, a member of the Lewiston Taxpayers Accountability and Action Alliance, raised the issue of transparency as she proceeded to criticize the Town Board's lack of naming, but summarily approving a large number of town appointments, at its reorganization meeting earlier this month.
Niagara County Sheriff Voutour elected to NYS Sheriffs' Association executive committee
Fri, Jan 26th 2018 11:35 pm
The New York State Sheriffs' Association elected its officers at the 84th annual winter training conference this week at the Desmond Hotel in Albany.
Lewiston Police Department stages active shooter drill at Lew-Port
Fri, Jan 26th 2018 11:00 pm
On Friday morning, the Lewiston Police Department led a joint active shooter drill on the Lewiston-Porter campus. The LPD teamed with Niagara County Sheriff's Office, U.S. Border Patrol and New York State Police, in conjunction with local fire and EMS companies. Access to the schools was restricted during the duration of the event.
Griffon a go: Lewiston's new restaurant opens
Fri, Jan 26th 2018 10:50 pm
The much-anticipated Griffon House staged a series of soft openings last weekend leading to a grand opening of Lewiston's newest restaurant on Monday.
Lewiston dancers collect for Heart, Love & Soul
Fri, Jan 26th 2018 10:50 pm
Students and teachers from the Lewiston Dance Center recently took part in a food drive for the Heart, Love & Soul Community Kitchen. Studio owners Rachel Novelli and Kathy Abbondanza decided to try boosting donations by getting the dance instructors involved. The result was a dance contest between the instructors. The class with the most donations would win a $50 gift card.
'What Must Be Done': Niagara University announces strategic plan details
Thu, Jan 25th 2018 05:10 pm
The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of the Catholic and Vincentian university, presented details of "What Must Be Done" during a community meeting held Thursday afternoon.
Lewiston Community Lions host 'Strides' Diabetes Awareness & 5K Run/Walk
Thu, Jan 25th 2018 03:00 pm
On Sunday, April 29, members of the Lewiston Community Lions Club, along with their friends and families, will run and walk in the "Strides" Diabetes Awareness and 5K Run/Walk.
'Holiday Heroes' work to save lives through blood donations
Thu, Jan 25th 2018 07:00 am
More than 45 local firefighters and police officers are joining in Unyts' "Holiday Heroes" campaign, helping to save lives during the most critical time of year for blood donations.
Stella Niagara to host open house
Thu, Jan 25th 2018 07:00 am
Stella Niagara Education Park will host an open house from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31. Prospective parents are invited to come and see the advantages of a Stella Niagara education. Parents and prospective students will be able to see classes in session and tour the school facilities.
Niagara County officials recognize Mt. St. Mary's Hospital
Wed, Jan 24th 2018 05:25 pm
Niagara County Public Health Director Daniel J. Stapleton awarded a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace Certificate of Designation to Mount St. Mary's Hospital with Planning and Emergency Preparedness Director and certified lactation counselor Elise Pignatora on Wednesday, Jan. 17.
Jastrzemski sees progress on pistol permits, as State Police vow no confiscation
Tue, Jan 23rd 2018 05:50 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski said the outcome of a meeting between State Police and the New York State Association of County Clerks held earlier today left him optimistic that gun owners' rights will be protected despite a looming deadline for pistol permit recertification under Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's controversial SAFE Act gun control law.
Catholic Health offers dinner program on less-invasive approach to hip replacement surgery
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 04:35 pm
Reservations are still being accepted for a special informational dinner program, "A Different Angle on Hip Surgery: Anterior Hip Replacement."
Joan Elizabeth Seamans running against Collins for 27th District
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 04:30 pm
Joan Elizabeth Seamans says she is a strong, compassionate woman who is ready to bring back decency and be a voice for the people of NY Congressional District 27.
Hospice volunteers gear up for spring bouquet sale
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 02:10 pm
Staff and volunteers from Niagara Hospice are gearing up for the 2018 spring bouquet sale. The event will run from March 5-11 with pre-sale bouquets ordered throughout the month of February.
Rose Chiropractic readies for 28th annual 'Doctors with a Heart Day'
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 02:10 pm
From 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 10, Dr. Glenda R. Rose and Dr. Thomas G. Barba of Rose Chiropractic P.C. in Lewiston will sponsoring the 28th annual "Doctors with a Heart Day" for their patients. Nonperishable food items will be collected to benefit the Niagara Community Action Program (NiaCAP) food pantry in exchange for chiropractic services.
Niagara Small Business Development Center to host free entrepreneurial workshop
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 09:55 am
The Niagara Small Business Development Center, in conjunction with Niagara County Community College, is hosting a free workshop called "Start-Up Café" on Saturday, Jan. 27.
Helping seniors in Youngstown
Sat, Jan 20th 2018 07:00 am
Town of Porter Supervisor Duffy Johnston recently presented a $15,000 check to Village of Youngstown Mayor Raleigh Reynolds to assist with upkeep of the senior van. The Village of Youngstown and Town of Porter share the van, which takes area seniors to doctor and hospital appointments.
Lew-Port Class of 1958 recognized
Sat, Jan 20th 2018 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Class of 1958 has distinguished itself among alumni in myriad ways. As individuals, they are a uniquely accomplished, both personally and professionally. As a class, dedication and generosity is unparalleled.
Cub Scout Pack 855 focused on recycling
Sat, Jan 20th 2018 07:00 am
Reduce, reuse, recycle is a common mantra for environmentally minded people. Lewiston's Cub Scout Pack 855 recently learned it will conserve resources, protect the environment and save money if Scouts can make the mantra a habit.
Lew-Port 'One District, One Book' reveal set for Wednesday
Sat, Jan 20th 2018 07:00 am
Come next week, the Lewiston-Porter School District invites residents to come and experience a growing campaign: "One District, One Book."
Village of Lewiston: Hibbard's expansion approved, tree removal penalty increases
Fri, Jan 19th 2018 04:05 pm
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston on Tuesday voted in favor of an expansion to Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard. However, they tabled a request to allow the almost 80-year-old business to add a concrete pad in the right-of-way.
Battle at the Border returns to Niagara Falls
Fri, Jan 19th 2018 03:35 pm
The Battle at the Border is back at Niagara Falls High School. The one-day showcase on Saturday, Feb. 3, will feature four American high school basketball teams taking on four Canadian high school basketball teams. Some of the best talent, locally and nationally, will show off their skills at the Wolvarena.
2018 Porter Cup champion will play in Golf Channel-televised tournament for $600K
Thu, Jan 18th 2018 10:40 pm
Year in and year out, the best amateur golfers from around the world storm into Lewiston around the middle of July to play in the Porter Cup at Niagara Falls Country Club. 2018 will be the 60th anniversary of the tournament. A press event Thursday evening announced the stakes will be even higher this year.
Artpark: The Decemberists to perform May 26 on Mainstage Theater; Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats + The Head and the Heart co-headline Coors Light Concerts on June 2
Wed, Jan 17th 2018 01:45 pm
Artpark & Company announced Wednesday that The Decemberists (May 26) will perform in a Mainstage Theater event presented by Funtime. Additionally, a co-headlining bill featuring Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats + The Head and The Heart (June 2) will be part of the Coors Light Concerts Series at the Artpark Outdoor Amphitheater, co-presented by Artpark and Funtime.
Niagara County Legislature: McNall sets out policy agenda for 2018
Wed, Jan 17th 2018 09:20 am
Niagara County Legislature Chairman Wm. Keith McNall, R-Lockport, delivered his State of the County message to colleagues at the Niagara County Courthouse on Tuesday - his third since being elected head of county government in 2016.
Performers needed for new musical production, 'The Odyssey,' at Artpark
Wed, Jan 17th 2018 07:00 am
Executive Director Sonia Clark has announced a casting call for a new musical production of "The Odyssey" will take place from 6-9 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28, at The Kavinoky Theatre on the D'Youville Campus. It's expected the show will feature more than 100 people.
Advanced training in stroke care saves Buffalo man at Mount St. Mary's Hospital
Tue, Jan 16th 2018 05:35 pm
It was a relatively normal day for Buffalo resident Kenneth Lidge as he was nearing the Niagara Falls Airport as a passenger on an Allegiant Airlines flight coming from Tampa to Niagara Falls. Lidge was relaxing in his seat as he returned to Western New York from a cruise.
Niagara University theater professor choreographing world premier of Eddie Money musical
Tue, Jan 16th 2018 03:10 pm
The world premiere of a new musical created by and starring legendary rocker Eddie Money is being choreographed by Niagara University associate professor Terri Filips Vaughan.
LiveNation presents Jack White at Artpark Mainstage Theater on June 8
Tue, Jan 16th 2018 12:10 pm
Hot on the heels of announcing his new album, "Boarding House Reach" (out March 23 via Third Man/Columbia), and releasing the first single, "Connected by Love," Jack White has unveiled an extensive run of North American headline tour dates, along with shows in London, Paris and Amsterdam.
 

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