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'A Taste of Jazz Fundraiser' moves to Brickyard Brewing Company
Thu, Mar 29th 2018 01:25 pm
Preparations are underway for the 2018 Northwest Jazz Festival, which will take place Friday and Saturday, Aug. 24-25 in the Village of Lewiston. To help offset some of outdoor event's costs, the board of directors and Jazz Festival staff will hold their annual fundraiser, "A Taste of Jazz," this year at the Brickyard Brewing Company, 432 Center St. Live music, food and raffles will be offered from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, April 15.
Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence receives 5-star government rating
Thu, Mar 29th 2018 10:40 am
For the second time, Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence, part of Ascension, has been recognized as one of the top care facilities in the state of New York after receiving its five-star quality rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
Niagara County Youth Bureau accepting applications for summer food service program
Tue, Mar 27th 2018 04:05 pm
The Niagara County Youth Bureau will sponsor the 2018 summer food service program (SFSP). This program ensures children who are economically disadvantaged continue to receive nutritious meals during summer vacation. Meals are comparable to the National School Breakfast and National School Lunch Programs (NSBP and NSLP, respectively) throughout the school year.
Lewiston: Plain Street shelter in place lifted as suspect taken to hospital
Tue, Mar 27th 2018 12:20 pm
One unidentified male suspect is being evaluated at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center following a three-hour-plus standoff with the Lewiston Police Department and local first responders.
Free health workshop at Dale Association
Mon, Mar 26th 2018 01:40 pm
Do you have an ongoing health issue? The Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division, in collaboration with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering a free chronic disease self-management workshop for individuals with any ongoing health condition (for example: arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, pain or high blood pressure).
Niagara County Genealogical Society hosting photo dating event
Mon, Mar 26th 2018 07:00 am
It's as true now as it was 150 years ago: the fashions people wear are indicators of the times. In fact, styles of clothing and accessories can be very useful in helping people add a decade or even a date to their family's photographs, which can be invaluable to genealogy research.
Memorial Day commemoration adds 'Youth Honor Guard'
Mon, Mar 26th 2018 07:00 am
Lewiston's Memorial Day Remembrance Committee announced this year's Memorial Day parade will include a new element members are calling the "Youth Honor Guard."
Lewiston Police: 6-year-old, fatal hit-and-run cold case cracked; VIDEO
Sun, Mar 25th 2018 03:40 pm
The Lewiston Police Department on Sunday announced an arrest related to the 2012 hit-and-run death of Loren Jacobs on the Tuscarora Indian Reservation in Lewiston.
Youngstown Lions announce annual Easter egg hunt
Sat, Mar 24th 2018 04:30 pm
Youngstown Lions Club President Richard Allen announced the organization's annual Easter egg hunt will take place Saturday, March 31, at Fort Niagara State Park. The hunt will start at 11 a.m. sharp near the Nature Center and by the swimming pool. Children between the ages of 1 and 10 are welcomed to participate.
Artpark: As acts get bigger, so, too, does ticket price
Sat, Mar 24th 2018 07:05 am
The "oh my goodness" of seeing which superstar musicians are headed to Artpark this summer has been paired with another OMG: The ticket price to see these acts.
KeyBank, Melloni's Market Place leaving Youngstown
Sat, Mar 24th 2018 07:00 am
Past days and weeks have seen some significant economic news for the Village of Youngstown.
Chamber Gala 2018: Helen Murray honored as Youngstown Citizen of the Year
Sat, Mar 24th 2018 07:00 am
Village of Youngstown Mayor Raleigh Reynolds and board trustees have chosen Helen Murray as the 2018 Village of Youngstown Citizen of the Year.
Expanded: Village of Lewiston Board approves Hibbard's renovation, denies Art Council request
Sat, Mar 24th 2018 07:00 am
The second phase of expansion at Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard was approved Monday by the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees. The Hibbard family was granted a special use permit for a 24-foot-by-13-foot concrete pad and customer queuing area with overhanging canopy. This waiting spot will be located directly behind newly enlarged serving windows, which were previously approved.
Village of Lewiston Trustee Vic Eydt to seek re-election
Sat, Mar 24th 2018 07:00 am
Victor E. Eydt announced his plans Thursday to seek re-election to the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees. Election Day is Tuesday, June 19.
Claudia Marasco to run for spot on Village of Lewiston Board
Sat, Mar 24th 2018 07:00 am
Claudia Marasco gets things done, not by pushing her own agenda or by playing partisan politics. But by listening.
NU Lions Club sees sharp increase in students willing to participate
Sat, Mar 24th 2018 07:00 am
For Niagara University students interested in helping others, the college's NU Lions Club is the perfect outlet.
Apple Granny takes 'Best Fish Fry' title
Sat, Mar 24th 2018 07:00 am
In a year when a record number of votes were cast - about 1,250 in total - Apple Granny received the highest number of unique votes. The restaurant was named the 2018 contest winner on Tuesday.
Water level: Lake Ontario drops, but uncertainty continues
Sat, Mar 24th 2018 06:55 am
As spring begins to emerge, those with an interest in the area's waterways - be they lake or riverfront property owners, boaters, sportsmen or recreational users - are once again paying attention to those water levels.
Artpark hosts casting call for 'The Odyssey'
Fri, Mar 23rd 2018 06:40 pm
Artpark & Company is opening its stage to all citizens of Western New York and announcing a second casting call for its new musical production of "The Odyssey."
New York Power Authority fishing piers to open for season
Fri, Mar 23rd 2018 06:40 pm
Fishing facilities including the pier at the base of the New York Power Authority's Robert Moses Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant will open for the season on Sunday, April 1, weather permitting. The fish-cleaning station will be available as long as temperatures remain above freezing.
Sanborn Historical Society to meet
Fri, Mar 23rd 2018 04:05 pm
The Sanborn Area Historical Society is holding its regular meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 27, at the Sanborn Firehall. The society is holding a special program, "Great Adventures of Western New York Women during WWI," led by Susan Eck.
Fashion Outlets food, clothing drive for Community Missions
Fri, Mar 23rd 2018 04:00 pm
Macerich's Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA, is running a food and clothing drive to benefit Community Missions of Niagara Frontier. Customers who make a donation now through March 29 will receive a free savings pass ($5 retail value) and retailer offers.
Niagara Power Vista's 'Eggstravaganza' to include photos, hayride
Wed, Mar 21st 2018 06:35 pm
The New York Power Authority will hold its annual spring "Eggstravaganza" event, featuring photos with Bunny, on Saturday, March 24, at its admission-free Power Vista, the visitors' center for the Niagara Power Plant, 5777 Lewiston Road, Lewiston.
Artpark adds Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers with The Wood Brothers
Wed, Mar 21st 2018 10:20 am
Artpark & Company on Wednesday announced Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers with The Wood Brothers will perform on June 19 as part of the "Tuesday in the Park" concert series. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, March 23.
Village of Lewiston approves Hibbard's renovation, denies Art Council request
Tue, Mar 20th 2018 01:45 pm
The second phase of expansion at Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard was approved Monday by the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees. The Hibbard family was granted a special use permit for a 24-foot-by-13-foot concrete pad and customer queuing area with overhang canopy. This waiting spot will be located directly behind newly enlarged serving windows, which were previously approved.
Lewiston Garden Club installs officers
Tue, Mar 20th 2018 12:55 pm
The Lewiston Garden Club held its installation luncheon Monday at Apple Granny Restaurant. District 8 Director Debbie Braun installed the officers, including: President Marianne Gittermann, 1st Vice President Janet Miller, 2nd Vice President Darinda Hoffman, 3rd Vice President Barbara Stafford, Recording Secretary Sharon Low, Corresponding Secretary Judy Talarico and Treasurer Barbara Carter.
Artpark loves the '80s! Venue welcomes Boy George & Culture Club, The B-52s, Thompson Twins' Tom Bailey
Tue, Mar 20th 2018 10:55 am
Artpark & Company's "Tuesdays in the Park" presented by M&T Bank concert series continues to take shape. On Tuesday, the venue added Boy George and Culture Club, The B-52s and Thompson Twins' Tom Bailey to the close the lineup. The acts will perform starting at 6 p.m. Aug. 28.
Funtime Presents books Slightly Stoopid for Aug. 10 concert at Artpark
Mon, Mar 19th 2018 04:20 pm
Funtime Presents welcomes Slightly Stoopid with special guests Stick Figure and Pepper for a "Schools Out for the Summer" Tour stop at Artpark on Friday, Aug. 10. The "Coors Light Concerts" series event begins at 6 p.m. in the Artpark Amphitheater.
Niagara County's business community comes together for historic networking event
Mon, Mar 19th 2018 12:30 pm
The Niagara Region Construction Alliance (NRCA) is teaming up with several business and professional organizations in Niagara County for a joint networking event, set to take place at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, at New York Beer Project, Transit Road, Lockport.
Brit Floyd brings 'Eclipse World Tour,' 45 years of 'The Dark Side of the Moon,' to Artpark
Mon, Mar 19th 2018 11:00 am
Artpark & Company announced Monday a return date for Brit Floyd. The premier Pink Floyd tribute band will bring its "Eclipse World Tour 2018" to Lewiston - promising "45 years of The Dark Side of the Moon' " - on July 31. The 7 p.m. "Tuesday in the Park" concert series event will take place in the Outdoor Amphitheater.
Artpark welcomes Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler to Lewiston
Mon, Mar 19th 2018 10:35 am
Legendary rock 'n' roll star Steven Tyler will headline Artpark's "Tuesday in the Park" on June 12. He will be accompanied by classic rock/country/Americana act The Loving Mary Band.
Chamber Gala 2018: Alexander and Colleen Swavy named Village of Lewiston Citizens of the Year
Sat, Mar 17th 2018 07:00 am
Alexander and Colleen Swavy have been chosen by Mayor Terry Collesano and Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees as the 2018 Citizens of the Year.
Bruce Sutherland announces coffee chats
Sat, Mar 17th 2018 07:00 am
Bruce Sutherland, a candidate for mayor in the Village of Lewiston, is inviting interested citizens to join him for coffee and share their ideas about the future of the village.
Town of Lewiston: Recreation ideas discussed for lower river
Sat, Mar 17th 2018 07:00 am
With winter slowly turning to spring, discussions in the Town of Lewiston are once again turning to recreation ideas for the lower river.
Great Contraption Race planning begins
Sat, Mar 17th 2018 07:00 am
Planning for the all-new Great Contraption Race of 2018 is now starting to come together.
Lewiston Lions invite community to new spring events
Sat, Mar 17th 2018 07:00 am
The Lewiston Community Lions Club will host "Springtime in Lewiston Art & Craft Show" from 4-10 p.m. Friday, March 30, at the Brickyard Brewing Company, 432 Center St., Lewiston.
YWCA of Niagara Frontier event brings opportunity for young females in politics
Sat, Mar 17th 2018 07:00 am
The YWCA of the Niagara Frontier advisory board was inspired to develop its Institute for Public Leadership Candidate and Campaign Skills Workshop after witnessing the successful impact of the women's march in Washington, D.C., last year, and seeing the lack of female representation in office. The event visits Niagara University next weekend.
Summer of '69 All-Star Band concert at Event Center to benefit HART
Sat, Mar 17th 2018 07:00 am
Western New York's renowned Summer of '69 All-Star Band will once again present an event to benefit the Home Assistance Referral Team. A charity concert is slated for 6-10 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at the Lewiston Event Center, 845 Cayuga St. The event has free admission. Guests can participate in basket and 50/50 raffles.
Deal Realty celebrates 10-year anniversary
Fri, Mar 16th 2018 09:20 pm
Deal Realty celebrated its 10-year anniversary with an open house last week at its office at 451 Center St., Lewiston. Clients, family and friends joined in the celebration, and were the first to witness the unveiling of a special logo commemorating the real estate brokerage's 10th year of serving clients and creating fans throughout Western New York.
Public invited to Job & Transfer Fair March 20 at NCCC
Fri, Mar 16th 2018 08:45 pm
Niagara County Community College is hosting a spring Job & Transfer Fair from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, in the Main Gymnasium, H Building. The event is open to the public. NCCC is located at 3111 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.

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