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Lake property owners again hear of state funding delays
Sat, May 19th 2018 07:00 am
And the wait continues. Such was heard by attending Lake Ontario waterfront property owners on Wednesday at a Ransomville session on updates to long delays in awaited state reimbursement funding to damage victims of last year's lakeshore flooding and erosion. It was the second such meeting held to discuss funding delays.
Town of Lewiston: Dead ash trees, green space woes
Sat, May 19th 2018 07:00 am
Town of Lewiston-owned green space issues again came into discussion as Parks/Recreation Director Mike Dashineau briefed Town Board members Monday on the continuing problem of dead and dying ash trees - a situation he said now affects 80 percent of all trees in Lewiston.
Pro Football Hall of Fame Academy bringing NFL-style combine to Falls
Sat, May 19th 2018 07:00 am
The Pro Football Hall of Fame Academy is coming to Niagara Falls to evaluate top youth and high school football players Memorial Day weekend. The goal is to select top regional prospects to invite to the exclusive three-day Pro Football Hall of Fame Academy in mid-July.
Village of Lewiston: Planning Board approves 'Paladino Plaza' site plan change; ZBA members suggest action nullifies variances
Sat, May 19th 2018 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Planning Commission on Monday voted unanimously to approve site plan changes at the Ellicott Development plaza site on Center, North Eighth and Onondaga streets. Specifically, members accepted a proposal to re-subdivide adjoining property located behind the building housing tenants including Vincenzo's Pizza House and Sue's Frame of Mind.
Municipalities discussing Frontier House options
Sat, May 19th 2018 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston Town Council held an executive session Monday night. Board members discussed the Frontier House, which led some in the community to speculate the municipality was again interested in purchasing the 194-year-old Center Street property.
Save the date: 10 Mile Sidewalk & Garage Sale returns to River Region from June 8-10
Fri, May 18th 2018 09:45 pm
You're invited to attend an affordable, regionwide shopping spree Friday, June 8, through Sunday, June 10. The annual 10 Mile Sidewalk & Garage Sale will, once again, pair sellers with eager buyers.
Mount St. Mary's honors local EMS providers
Fri, May 18th 2018 09:25 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital held its 15th annual EMS Appreciation and Awards dinner on May 16 at the Niagara Falls Country Club. Representatives and honorees from 16 area volunteer fire companies, the City of Niagara Falls Fire Department and guests attended.
'Soldiers through the Ages' explores Old Fort Niagara's long military past
Fri, May 18th 2018 09:25 pm
Old Fort Niagara welcomes the public to its "Soldiers through the Ages" military history re-enactment event on Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27, over Memorial Day weekend. This annual event features special displays of military vehicles, period camps from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, weapons demonstrations, uniform programs and hands-on activities for families. In commemoration of the centennial of the Battle of Cantigny in World War I, a special program will also be presented in the Fort Niagara Officers' Club.
21st annual Police Memorial Service honors officers killed on duty
Wed, May 16th 2018 09:45 pm
Law enforcement personnel who died in the line of duty were honored Wednesday at the 21st annual Niagara Interfaith Chaplaincy Police Memorial Service. The event took place at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 400 Ridge St., Lewiston.
DiMino's Lewiston Tops donates to Lewiston GardenFest
Wed, May 16th 2018 09:10 pm
DiMino's Lewiston Tops is once again sponsoring the open gardens during the 13th annual Lewiston GardenFest. The event scheduled for June 16-17, is free to attend.
Lewiston-Porter, Wilson budgets pass
Wed, May 16th 2018 09:05 pm
By the numbers, district voters approved the Lewiston-Porter Central School District's $46.7 million 2018-19 budget by an unofficial count of 693 to 291 on Tuesday.
Niagara University graduates Mt. St. Mary's nurses
Wed, May 16th 2018 09:00 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital congratulated six of its registered nurses as graduates with Bachelor of Science degrees from the Niagara University School of Nursing on May 12. All graduated as part of an initiative between Catholic Health and Niagara University.
Get ready for 'STEAMsational' event Saturday at Niagara Power Vista
Mon, May 14th 2018 11:20 am
The New York Power Authority, in collaboration with WNY STEM, will hold a free STEAM Ahead Career Fair on May 19 at NYPA's Niagara Power Vista at the Niagara Power Project, 5777 Lewiston Road, Lewiston.
Renovated Hibbard's Frozen Custard open for season
Sat, May 12th 2018 07:05 am
Following some spring construction, the world-famous Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard opened for the 2018 season on Sunday.
Wild Kritters of Niagara comes to rescue
Sat, May 12th 2018 07:00 am
How often do you see or hear a common loon in Niagara County? Not often or never might be your answer.
Lake to lake portage run set to visit Lewiston this summer
Sat, May 12th 2018 07:00 am
At the end of Monday's Village of Lewiston work session, Joe Guerrero announced what he hopes will be the start of an annual event in Western New York and Southern Ontario: A lake to lake portage run.
St. Francis Guild awards junior scholarships
Fri, May 11th 2018 06:45 pm
The St. Francis Guild of Mount St. Mary's Hospital has announced four of the hospital's past junior volunteers will receive this year's Karen Mahoney Scholarships.
AAA names its 'Top Shops' in Western New York
Fri, May 11th 2018 06:40 pm
Finding a trusted mechanic can be difficult at times, which is why AAA rigorously reviews facilities to find the best. AAA Western and Central New York recently recognized approved auto repair (AAR) facilities in its annual "Top Shop" award program.
Deal Realty will collect for vets on Memorial Day
Fri, May 11th 2018 07:00 am
Deal Realty is again taking part in the VFW Memorial Day parade in Lewiston. This year's event begins at 11 a.m. Monday, May 28.
Disney's 'The Little Mermaid' swims into NACC
Wed, May 9th 2018 12:55 pm
Teal's Niagara Theatre's latest production, "Disney's The Little Mermaid," swims into the Grand Theatre at The NACC from May 18-20. The show includes a cast of actors from across Western New York, ranging in age from 6 to 18 years of age.
Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours launching 26th season
Wed, May 9th 2018 07:00 am
Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours is launching its 26th season on the Niagara River.
First Michael J. McMahon Water Color Award to be presented at Lewiston Art Festival
Tue, May 8th 2018 07:00 am
This year, the Lewiston Art Festival will present the first Michael J. McMahon Watercolor Award. The event is scheduled for Aug. 11-12 on Center Street.
Niagara County seeks applicants for NCCC trustee post
Mon, May 7th 2018 01:55 pm
The Niagara County Legislature is seeking résumés for a vacant post on the Niagara County Community College board of trustees.
Elijah Vazquez awarded Tara Laurie Memorial Scholarship to study abroad
Mon, May 7th 2018 01:55 pm
Elijah Vazquez, a junior theater performance major at Niagara University, has been awarded the Tara Laurie Memorial Scholarship for study abroad.
Take a bite out of Lewiston
Mon, May 7th 2018 12:50 pm
Forget the big cities: Foodies need to look no further than Lewiston for a unique culinary scene. This charming village is being recognized for its eateries, due in part to the new restaurants offering nontraditional fare.
Village of Lewiston: Weekly artisan market to debut June 2 in Academy Park
Sat, May 5th 2018 01:55 pm
Following-up on her successful holiday vendor fair, Lewiston entrepreneur Jamie Symmonds will debut a weekly artisan market on June 2 inside Academy Park. Each Saturday (through Oct. 13), a collection of a dozen-plus vendors will offer an assortment of locally grown or produced foods, plus handcrafted bath and body products.
In the Loop with the Lewiston-Porter Board of Education: Another look at budget
Sat, May 5th 2018 07:05 am
Welcome to May, Lewiston-Porter! The annual budget vote and Board of Education election is Tuesday, May 15, at the Community Resource Center. Polls are open 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Wilson 'Travel Dinner Rally' to showcase community at National Travel & Tourism Week
Sat, May 5th 2018 07:00 am
Village of Wilson Mayor Arthur Lawson has announced the Wilson community will be among those throughout the country celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week from May 6-12.
Thaw-out and plan a trip to Olcott
Sat, May 5th 2018 07:00 am
Go back in time. See a stunning sunset. Enjoy salty and sweet delights. Where is this utopian destination? In Western New Yorkers' own backyard at Olcott.
Fatima Shrine hosts exhibit on life of St. Thérèse
Sat, May 5th 2018 07:00 am
The National Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima invites area residents to its new exhibition dedicated to the life of St. Thérèse. Titled "Thérèse of Lisieux: Burning With Love," the exhibit opened Friday and continues with viewing offered from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Friday, May 18, at 1023 Swann Road, Lewiston.
Falls youth conquer Silo 'Sand Dock Sundae'
Fri, May 4th 2018 08:35 pm
The Silo Restaurant's famous "Sand Dock Sundae" was bested Friday - but it took five people to fish the bucket of ice cream.
May the 4th be with you: Artpark to screen 'The Force Awakens' at Free Family Movie Night
Fri, May 4th 2018 03:10 pm
This year's features will include Disney Pixar's "Coco" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, and "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20. Both films are free to the public with free parking, too. Light concessions will be available for purchase.
Old Fort Niagara: Speaker to discuss Battle of Cantigny
Fri, May 4th 2018 12:55 pm
"The Lions of Cantigny" is a colorful, prominent mural at the west end of the Fort Niagara Officers' Club main hall in Fort Niagara State Park. It depicts hand-to-hand combat between the U.S. Army's 28th Infantry Regiment and the German 18th Army on May 28 and 29, 1918.
UB architecture students to unveil 'Ritual Space,' a new installation at Artpark
Fri, May 4th 2018 11:50 am
Freshman architecture students from the University at Buffalo are ready to unveil the wondrous wooden structures they created this semester, which will be on display at Artpark in Lewiston.
Runners, take your mark: Nancy Price 5K set for May 12
Thu, May 3rd 2018 12:05 pm
The Nancy Price Memorial 5K Run will be held Saturday, May 12, starting at the Youngstown Firehall, 625 Third St. The race route will take runners through the village and along the river walking path at Fort Niagara State Park, ultimately ending back at the Youngstown Fire Department. There, there will be a post-race party.
New York Power Authority featured on Forbes list of best employers for 2018
Thu, May 3rd 2018 11:35 am
The New York Power Authority is featured in Forbes magazine's 2018 list of America's Best Mid-Size Employers, ranking sixth in the utility industry on the list of companies "liked best" by employees.
Lewiston Choraleers present 2018 spring program
Thu, May 3rd 2018 11:25 am
The Lewiston Choraleers will present its annual spring program at four area churches this spring. The program includes an eclectic mix of patriotic, inspirational, gospel, Broadway, Disney and pop tunes.
Layettes for babies sent around world
Tue, May 1st 2018 10:30 am
St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Wilson received funds from Thrivent to help create 14 layettes sets that will be distributed all over the world by Lutheran World Relief.
21st annual Police Memorial Service will honor officers killed on duty
Tue, May 1st 2018 10:30 am
Law enforcement personnel who died in the line of duty will be honored at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, at the 21st annual Niagara Interfaith Chaplaincy Police Memorial Service.
Spirit of the '80s returns to Academy Park
Mon, Apr 30th 2018 03:30 pm
Spirit of the '80s returns to Academy Park in Lewiston on Saturday, Aug. 4. The Lewiston-Porter Class of 1987-born concert series revisits the era when heavy metal, punk rock, hardcore and hip-hop achieved increased crossover success in the mainstream.