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Niagara County funding assists Youngstown Arts and Music Festival
Sat, Oct 14th 2017 07:00 am
The Youngstown Business and Professional Association is the recipient of a $500 check presented this week from First District Niagara County Legislator Clyde Burmaster. The funding from the county legislature assisted YBPA with the fourth annual Youngstown Arts and Music Festival, held Oct. 7 at Falkner Park.
Village of Lewiston Planning Board backs St. Peter's playground project, approves Fairchild aesthetics
Sat, Oct 14th 2017 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Planning Commission received an update on the second phase of St. Peter R.C. Church's construction plan during its monthly meeting on Tuesday.
Artpark & Company board reviews season, elects 4 new directors
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 04:15 pm
Artpark & Company's annual meeting was held Tuesday. Directors reviewed what they deemed a vibrant season of music, visual arts, theater, public art and education.
18th annual Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise & Clambake raises $25,000 for Niagara Hospice
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 04:10 pm
Proceeds from The Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise & Clambake were presented to Niagara Hospice on Wednesday. The fundraising event, held Friday, July 10, and celebrating its 18th year, raised $25,274.14.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital Board of Associates hosts annual pancake breakfast Sunday, Nov. 5
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 11:55 am
The Board of Associates of Mount St. Mary's Hospital is sponsoring its annual Tony Guthrie Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, at Lewiston No. 1 firehall on North Sixth Street in the Village of Lewiston.
Bishop Malone to celebrate Mass at new-look St. Peter's
Tue, Oct 10th 2017 06:00 pm
The Most Rev. Richard J. Malone, bishop of Buffalo, will celebrate a Mass of thanksgiving and dedication of the recently completed renovations to St. Peter R.C. Church and School in Lewiston at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 15. A catered reception will follow in the school gym and cafeteria, 620 Center St. All are welcome to attend.
Schumer slams EPA for 'suddenly abandoning radioactive clean-up effort in Niagara County'
Mon, Oct 9th 2017 12:30 pm
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer on Monday demanded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency immediately return to Niagara County to expedite the clean-up of radioactive hotspots in Lewiston and Niagara Falls. Schumer said the EPA recently abandoned cleanup activities at one of the sites without a full explanation to local residents, and said the EPA should return to Niagara County as quickly as possible to immediately resume remaining clean-up efforts.
Made in Lewiston: 'After the Sun Fell' screens at BIFF
Mon, Oct 9th 2017 12:20 pm
Multicom Entertainment Group and Choice Studios Group/Choice Films & Theatricals brought "After the Sun Fell" to the 11th annual Buffalo International Film Festival for a special screening Sunday inside the North Park Theatre.
HAL to hear about Tesla at October meeting
Mon, Oct 9th 2017 11:15 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston's October program is "Construction of the Edward Dean Adams Power Plant." The event will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah Fellowship Hall, 915 Oneida St., Lewiston.
Gearing up for Pink Elephant 2017
Sat, Oct 7th 2017 12:45 pm
The St. Francis Guild of Mount St. Mary's Hospital is hosting the Pink Elephant Luncheon and Basket Auction Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Niagara Falls Country Club. Tickets are only available in advance by calling 716-298-2144.
Fighting polio
Sat, Oct 7th 2017 12:45 pm
Starting the celebration of World Polio Day (Oct. 24) a little early, Rotary Club of Lewiston/Niagara-on-the-Lake Secretary Tom Gerbasi, left, presented the club's annual contribution to District 7090 Gov. Reg Madison. Funds will be used in Polio Plus-Rotary's efforts to eradicate polio.
Town of Lewiston: 2018 budget discussions underway
Sat, Oct 7th 2017 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston began the review process on its tentative $17.287 million spending plan Thursday, in discussions with Supervisor Steve Broderick, Town Board members, Finance/Budget Director Martha Blazick and town department heads.
A new (Peach) Queen reigns over Lewiston
Sat, Oct 7th 2017 07:00 am
Jamie Hagerty, an 18-year-old Niagara University student majoring in psychology, won the Niagara County Peach Queen scholarship pageant last month. She also competed for Peach Queen in 2016, placing third. Jamie evolved as a contestant this year in her stage presence and ability to answer questions under pressure.
Serving the community: Lewiston fire crews stage quick response in village
Sat, Oct 7th 2017 07:00 am
Lewiston fire crews are credited with staging a quick response to a structure fire in the village late last month. The Sept. 29 call on the 400 block of Plain Street involved a garage structure fire, fully engulfed in a historical section on the village's west side - an area of well-maintained residences, the nearby Lewiston Historical Museum and numerous businesses around the block on the Center Street strip.
Niagara University team wins $500,000 at 43North business competition
Fri, Oct 6th 2017 07:00 pm
A tech startup that features four Niagara University students and alumni among its employees was awarded $500,000 during Thursday night's 43North business plan competition.
Lewiston Lions host It Happened to Alexa exec. director
Wed, Oct 4th 2017 06:50 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions hosted Kate Fowler, executive director of It Happened to Alexa organization.
St. Francis Guild's 37th annual Pink Elephant Luncheon & Auction set for Saturday, Oct. 21
Wed, Oct 4th 2017 02:40 pm
The St. Francis Guild of Mount St. Mary's Hospital will hold its 37th annual Pink Elephant Luncheon and Auction on Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
Play ball: Niagara University bringing baseball back to Niagara Falls
Mon, Oct 2nd 2017 05:40 pm
The Niagara Power collegiate baseball team entertained kids, families and fans at Sal Maglie Stadium from 2007 to 2015. After two whole summers removed from the New York Collegiate Baseball League, the Power have come back home to Niagara Falls. On Monday afternoon, representatives from Niagara University and the Niagara Power came together to announce the return of the Power.
LPYF 'Family Fun Night' benefits youth, seniors
Mon, Oct 2nd 2017 10:30 am
Modern Corporation and Lewiston Porter Youth Football joined forces recently to give back to the community. In the photo, Robert Trunzo of Modern Corporation presents Lewiston Porter Youth Football President Mark Nicoletti with a donation to put toward the purchase of equipment to protect the children.
Barker Lions holding annual cheese sale
Mon, Oct 2nd 2017 10:25 am
The Barker Lions Club is holding its annual cheese sale. Partnering with Kutter Cheese, various cheese blocks, cheese balls, cheese spreads and meats will be available.
Niagara County Community College announces scholarship gala co-chairs
Mon, Oct 2nd 2017 10:25 am
Niagara County Community College Foundation board members Jimmy Cancemi (Class of 1968) Geri Sdao and Ron Winkley ('78) have been named the honorary co-chairs of the 27th annual Niagara County Community College Foundation Scholarship Gala.
'A flavor of Youngstown': Arts and Music Festival returns to village
Sat, Sep 30th 2017 07:05 am
The annual Youngstown Arts and Music Festival returns for a fourth year from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, in Falkner Park.
Town of Lewiston budget to be presented Monday
Sat, Sep 30th 2017 07:00 am
The Lewiston Town Board will meet at 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, for presentation of the town's tentative $17,287,894 budget for 2018.
Mighty Niagara Half Marathon has first female overall winner
Fri, Sep 29th 2017 08:35 am
With a finish time of one hour and 14 minutes, Allie Kieffer of Williamsville is not only mighty, she became the first ever female overall winner of The Mighty Niagara Half Marathon on Saturday, Sept. 16. The half-marathon, held in conjunction with the Hospice Dash 5K, brought in runners from around the country and the world with athletes coming from as far away as Mexico and Australia.
Lewiston Lions kicks off new season with Tuscarora School donation
Thu, Sep 28th 2017 05:00 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions kicked off its 2017-18 new membership season by presenting the Tuscarora Indian School with a donation of backpacks and school supplies for students.
Once again, Lewiston Town Board tables Rubino PUD concept plan
Tue, Sep 26th 2017 03:15 pm
Citing the need for more information, the Lewiston Town Board unanimously moved to table its vote Monday on the concept plan for the Rubino brothers' 107 parcel planned unit development eyed for 80.2 acres east of Bronson Drive.
'Invest in a Vest': Safety equipment arrives for Lewiston police officers
Mon, Sep 25th 2017 06:40 pm
The Lewiston Police Department announced Monday it is in receipt of 24 new tactical ballistic vests. Each vest contains a metal plate, weighs close to 30 pounds, and is rated level IV, which is the highest level of protective gear.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital conducts diabetes education classes in October
Mon, Sep 25th 2017 11:55 am
Mount St. Mary's Hospital will host its diabetes education program, titled "Taking Charge of Your Diabetes" 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 16, 17 and 20.
Lewiston: Walk to End Alzheimer's fundraising event returns to Artpark
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 12:35 pm
More than 800 people of all ages, backgrounds and areas are expected to take part in the annual Walk to End Alzheimer's in Lewiston on Saturday, Oct. 14. They will be drawn together by one common bond: In some way, they have all been touched by the heartbreak of Alzheimer's disease.
Historical Association of Lewiston welcomes new curator
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 07:00 am
At a recent meeting, the board of directors of the Historical Association of Lewiston welcomed Francis Carey as the new curator of HAL and its museum. Carey replaces Pam Hauth, who recently retired from the position after serving for many years.
Community invited to participate in 'Breast Fest' fundraiser
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 07:00 am
Shawn's Gate Art Studio in Lewiston is hosting a fundraising event to raise breast cancer awareness, titled "Breast Fest," and the Buffalo-Niagara community is invited to participate.
Owner's dream comes true at Chantilly Rose
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 07:00 am
In her high school years, Michele McCarthy had a dream to open a store on Center Street in Lewiston.
Village of Lewiston making progress on LWRP
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 10:00 pm
The Village of Lewiston is one step closer to an updated local waterfront revitalization program after the Board of Trustees voted Monday to issue a negative declaration on the State Environmental Quality Review related to the LWRP. The board's stated goal is to include more of the village in the program, so as to have the municipality qualify for New York State Department of State grants.
Cal's Grinders opens in Lewiston
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 06:30 pm
Lewiston sub shop Cal's Grinders is opening this weekend as part of the Harvest Festival. The eatery will be located in the former Melloni's Meats, Catering and Deli on Center Street.
American Legion commander to be honored in Sanborn
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 02:20 pm
Denise H. Rohan, the first woman elected to the post of national commander of The American Legion, will be honored by the Western New York 8th District of The American Legion at a banquet held at The American Legion Wheatfield Post 1451, 6525 Ward Road, Sanborn. The banquet will be held beginning at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13.
A 'STREAM' of learning opportunities at St. Peter R.C. School
Thu, Sep 21st 2017 05:25 pm
St. Peter R.C. School has been formally accepted into Cohort 4 of the Buffalo Diocese STREAM initiative. "STREAM" is an integrated approach to education that brings science, technology, religion, engineering the arts and mathematics to all students in all grades. The goal is to better prepare students for successful careers in the 21st century workforce.
Lew-Port soccer game set for alums
Thu, Sep 21st 2017 07:00 am
The 28th annual Lewiston Porter/Niagara Pioneer alumni soccer game will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, on the Lewiston-Porter Central School District campus on Creek Road in Lewiston. All males and females who are graduates of Lewiston-Porter or the Niagara Pioneer soccer program are eligible to participate.
Beginning of fall ... or beginning of summer?
Tue, Sep 19th 2017 10:45 am
Though Friday marks the official start of fall, Western New York residents can expect unseasonably warm temperatures for the rest of the month. The Weather Channel predicts high 70s and low 80s for the next seven days, followed by a mix of 70s and 60s the following week.
OFN seeks volunteers
Mon, Sep 18th 2017 05:25 pm
Old Fort Niagara in Youngstown is seeking individuals who would be interested in helping out with uniform production and repair on a volunteer basis. OFN would like these volunteers to commit, at minimum, to one day per month. These individuals would take direction from Suzannah Emerson, and need the following skills.
History Walk at Stella Niagara Preserve
Mon, Sep 18th 2017 05:25 pm
On Thursday, Sept. 21, the Western New York Land Conservancy will host a special history walk at the Stella Niagara Preserve in Lewiston. The hike will take place at 5:30 p.m. and will be led by Karen Noonan, a member of the Town of Porter Historical Society and the Youngstown Heritage Tours and Tourism Committee. Noonan is also the co-author of "From the Mouth of the Lower Niagara River: Stories of Four Historic Communities."
 

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