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Work of OUN artists on display at Mount St. Mary's
Wed, Dec 20th 2017 12:30 pm
Thanks to artists from Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara, several walls at Mount St. Mary's Hospital are now adorned with artwork. Displays have been placed in four separate areas for the enjoyment of physicians, staff and visitors. Some of the artists recently visited the hospital to view the displays.
Village of Lewiston approves sign code change to aid businesses
Tue, Dec 19th 2017 05:40 pm
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston voted Monday to approve a change to the municipal sign code. Intent on helping people spot local businesses from the street, the board voted unanimously to modify the projecting sign size from two square feet up to a maximum of six square feet.
Village of Lewiston flags at half-staff for MacLaren
Tue, Dec 19th 2017 05:00 pm
Flags were at half-staff Tuesday in the Village of Lewiston in honor of Peter MacLaren, who unexpectedly passed away on Monday.
Tuscarora heroes remembered in Lewiston
Tue, Dec 19th 2017 10:15 am
Lewiston and Tuscarora Nation residents gathered together Tuesday morning at the corner of Center Street and Portage Road to observe the 204th anniversary of the village's most significant event.
Caroling returns to Youngstown
Mon, Dec 18th 2017 01:50 pm
It's that time of year again for another great, family-friendly, event: Youngstown's Caroling in the Village on Saturday evening, Dec. 23.
Lewiston Lions attend Leadership Institute
Sat, Dec 16th 2017 07:00 am
Lions Club International recently held its annual three-day Leadership Institute in Binghamton. The purpose of the Lions Leadership Institute is to provide Lions with the opportunity to enhance skills in preparation for leadership responsibilities at the club, zone, region and district level - as well as interact with fellow Lions from clubs across all of New York.
Welcome to Youngstown, Galley
Fri, Dec 15th 2017 09:35 pm
A ribbon-cutting was held recently for The Youngstown Galley. The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce, local and elected leaders, and friends of owner/chef Rebecca Poletti joined together to welcome the former Mangia Café & Bakery proprietor to the waterfront village.
Roaming Table presents: The Lewiston Prohibition Tour
Fri, Dec 15th 2017 09:00 pm
After building and facilitating the successful Lewiston Culinary Tour over the past four years, the Roaming Table has announced its next endeavor: The Lewiston Prohibition Tour, a "happy hour"-style trek.
Jim Bittner named Friend of Cornell Cooperative Extension
Thu, Dec 14th 2017 12:45 pm
The mission of Cornell Cooperative Extension is to enable people to improve their lives and communities through partnerships that put experience and research knowledge to work. At the annual state yearend luncheon, the Friend of Extension Award was given to someone who embodies that mission: Jim Bittner of Appleton.
Lewiston Town Board approves new water rates; hears about bar fight
Thu, Dec 14th 2017 12:05 pm
Monday's work session saw the Lewiston Town Board, as anticipated, move on setting new water rates for town residential and business users.
Festival of Trees at NYPA Power Vista
Wed, Dec 13th 2017 12:40 pm
The New York Power Authority kicked off its annual Festival of Trees last weekend as part of its "Deck the Halls" event. Visitors can now view more than 60 colorful trees, which are spread out across the two-building Niagara Power Vista at the Niagara Power Project.
Village of Lewiston ZBA denies Benjamin Homes variance request
Wed, Dec 13th 2017 07:00 am
Almost two-dozen Village of Lewiston residents came to the Zoning Board of Appeals meeting Tuesday night to oppose a dimensional variance request for a new build at lot No. 210 on South Third Street. Many hands were raised to voice an opinion but, before anyone had a chance to speak, ZBA Chairman H. John Ritter essentially took the words out of their mouths. He said he couldn't vote in favor of a municipal code alteration, which, he said, would "devalue" the neighboring properties.
Niagara County adopts $343m spending plan
Tue, Dec 12th 2017 11:05 pm
Niagara County lawmakers approved a $343 million budget plan Tuesday night that reduces spending reducing taxes to their lowest level in decades, at $7.10 per $1,000 of assessed valuation.
Lewiston Garden Club celebrates Christmas
Tue, Dec 12th 2017 05:45 pm
The Lewiston Garden Club celebrated its Christmas luncheon Tuesday at the Youngstown Yacht Club. The group is shown with gifts and food baskets collected for four families from Community Missions in Niagara Falls.
Lewiston Senior Center celebrates holiday season by giving back to Lew-Port, Heart & Soul families
Tue, Dec 12th 2017 03:20 pm
As part of a holiday luncheon program on Tuesday, the Lewiston Senior Center donated dozens of presents to needy Lewiston-Porter Central School District families, and even more canned goods to the Heart, Love & Soul Food Pantry in Niagara Falls. In addition, scarves were given to the Youngstown Porter Community Christmas Baskets program.
Cub Scouts learn to save like 'Avengers'
Tue, Dec 12th 2017 02:45 pm
Cub Scout Pack No. 855 enjoyed a fun and educational meeting on Thursday, Dec. 7, when Jennifer Grier, marketing specialist with Greater Niagara FCU, was invited for an interactive financial literacy workshop. The scouts learned the importance of saving money and making a plan for future purchases "Avengers" style.
Lewiston Kiwanis Club receives accolades, donations at December meeting
Tue, Dec 12th 2017 02:45 pm
Community support was the topic at the Kiwanis Club of Lewiston's dinner meeting Wednesday Dec. 6, at The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q.
Harmonia Chamber Singers to perform in Lewiston, Buffalo
Mon, Dec 11th 2017 03:50 pm
The Harmonia Chamber Singers, under the guidance of Artistic Director Robert Pacillo, presents "Christmas by Candlelight." The group continues its tradition of a-cappella Advent and Christmas music, performed in the beauty of candlelight.
Enter NFP's holiday coloring contests
Mon, Dec 11th 2017 03:20 pm
Niagara Frontier Publications once again invites children to participate in its annual holiday coloring contests.
'Elf Jr. The Musical' is 'Best way to spread Christmas cheer'
Mon, Dec 11th 2017 01:45 pm
"Elf Jr. The Musical," produced by Teal's Niagara Theatre, will be staged at The Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls. Performances will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, and at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, inside the Grand Theatre.
PHOTOS: 'The Nutcracker' springs to life
Sat, Dec 9th 2017 06:25 pm
The Greater Niagara Ballet Company staged its annual production of "The Nutcracker" over the weekend at the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center. The family-centric production was directed by Beverley Feder and Julie Traver, and starred local dance students (and their parents, too).
Lew-Port's Powers awarded
Sat, Dec 9th 2017 10:00 am
Joe Powers, a junior at Lewiston-Porter High School, was honored by the Trench Trophy committee as an Outstanding Underclassman at the annual dinner on Dec. 6.
Town of Porter salutes Sentinel
Sat, Dec 9th 2017 07:00 am
The Town of Porter recently paid tribute to The Lewiston-Porter Sentinel for the paper's 30th anniversary of serving the River Region. Town Supervisor Mert Wiepert and the Porter Town Board recognized publisher Skip Mazenauer and The Sentinel with a proclamation at a November meeting.
Youngstown Lions Holiday Lighting Contest
Sat, Dec 9th 2017 07:00 am
The Youngstown Lions Club has announced its annual Holiday Lighting Contest will take place in the Village of Youngstown and the Town of Porter the evening of Friday, Dec. 15.
Youngstown/Porter: Community Holiday Baskets campaign kicks off
Sat, Dec 9th 2017 07:00 am
The giving season is underway in Youngstown.
Niagara University Danceline hosts annual dance clinic
Fri, Dec 8th 2017 07:05 pm
The Niagara University Danceline will sponsor its sixth annual dance clinic for girls ages 6 to 14 on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, at Niagara University.
Lewiston catches the eye of EG Tax
Fri, Dec 8th 2017 07:00 pm
Well-known tax lady Esther Gulyas has approved the opening of EG Tax of Lewiston. The office is located at 765 Cayuga St., adjacent to Tin Pan Alley.
Lineup revealed for 2018 Thunder of Niagara Air Show
Fri, Dec 8th 2017 03:55 pm
The Thunder of Niagara Air Show has announced its 2018 lineup of the F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team, U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, and the Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbird Demonstration Team.
NCCC: Top gingerbread houses
Fri, Dec 8th 2017 03:50 pm
On Monday night at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls, there was a live auction for winning gingerbread houses judged. There were five categories of gingerbread houses: amateur division, children's division, college division, high school division and professional division.
Snowmobile safety course in Sanborn
Fri, Dec 8th 2017 02:55 pm
The Shawnee-Chiefs Snowmobile Club, in cooperation with the Shawnee Volunteer Fire Co., will be hold a New York state snowmobile safety course from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at Volunteer Fire Co., 3747 Lockport Road, Sanborn.
Village of Lewiston businesses not worried about proposed Tim Hortons
Thu, Dec 7th 2017 02:35 pm
While many names were bandied about (particularly McDonald's and Walgreens), there was two words many speculated would result in a doomsday scenario for locally owned eateries: Tim Hortons.
Lewiston Community Lions Club continues to support Tuscarora Nation community
Wed, Dec 6th 2017 05:55 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions Club once again came through with support for Thanksgiving dinners for the Tuscarora Nation community. Lion Teresa Tourbin was proud to represent our Lions Club and presented the Tuscarora Community Health Workers with a check for $250 to provide much-needed and appreciated food to families during the Thanksgiving season.
Holiday magic in Youngstown
Wed, Dec 6th 2017 12:15 pm
The holiday season is in full swing in northern Niagara. And with the weather expected finally to begin acting more like winter, it sets the stage perfectly for the River Region's next celebration: Youngstown's Christmas in the Village.
Village of Lewiston unanimously endorses resident lawsuit against DEC, CWM
Tue, Dec 5th 2017 05:40 pm
The Village of Lewiston has become a party to a lawsuit seeking to block polychlorinated biphenyls from entering the River Region.
New report confirms Discover Niagara Shuttle driving economic opportunity in Niagara Region
Mon, Dec 4th 2017 03:35 pm
Elected, cultural and tourism leaders from the Greater Niagara Region on Monday unveiled the results of a comprehensive rider survey and economic study detailing the Discover Niagara Shuttle's impact on the local economy.
Lewiston Lions participate in 'Holiday Hero' program
Mon, Dec 4th 2017 03:05 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions provided needed toiletries for this year's "Holiday Hero" program through the American Red Cross.
Moore awarded
Mon, Dec 4th 2017 03:00 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital has recognized Jennifer Moore, R.N., with a DAISY Award.
PHOTOS, VIDEO: Christmas Walk weekend in Lewiston
Sat, Dec 2nd 2017 10:35 pm
The North Pole temporarily relocated to Lewiston this weekend.
More patio homes for Lewiston?
Sat, Dec 2nd 2017 10:10 am
Just weeks following its approval of a much-debated concept planned unit development for 91 patio homes proposed by John and Joe Rubino off Upper Mountain and Bronson roads, it appears the Lewiston Town Board is poised to do another approval.
Phase one of Stella Niagara restoration complete
Sat, Dec 2nd 2017 09:50 am
Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper has announced completion of phase one of a restoration project at the Stella Niagara Preserve's landing in Lewiston.

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