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Halloween front & Center in Lewiston
Sat, Oct 19th 2019 07:00 am
Trick-or-treating will have new meaning starting next weekend, as the Village of Lewiston will offer a cornucopia of events, costume competitions, food and drink specials and even a petting zoo.
Town of Porter Board at odds with Ransomville Fire District Commission
Sat, Oct 19th 2019 07:00 am
As the Town of Porter continues to work on the many details of its 2020 spending plan, one hang-up involves the Ransomville Fire District Commission, which oversees operations for the Ransomville Volunteer Fire Co.
Lower Niagara Community Survivors group helping 'Rockout Cancer' volunteer
Sat, Oct 19th 2019 07:00 am
Though Casey LaFlair is from Pittsburgh and has no family ties to this area, she volunteered at the first "Rockout Cancer" event in 2018. LaFlair worked alongside the Lower Niagara Community Survivors group in raising funds for others - for people she didn't know and had never met, who were battling the disease and in need of assistance.
Niagara County Central Rotary to hold annual 'Car Corral'
Fri, Oct 18th 2019 05:55 pm
The Niagara County Central Rotary is holding its annual "Car Corral and Auto Parts Swap Meet" from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at the Frontier Firehall, 2176 Liberty Drive, Niagara Falls. The event will give car enthusiasts a chance to meet, share and swap.
Gail's Diamond Exchange open
Fri, Oct 18th 2019 05:50 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce celebrated a ribbon-cutting for member Gail's Diamond Exchange located at Gail's Smoke Shop on the Tuscarora Nation.
IJC: Extreme weather conditions are cause of Great Lakes flooding
Fri, Oct 18th 2019 05:25 pm
When water supplies exceed capacity in the Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River system, water levels rise. When this happens, regulation is looked to as the solution. But during periods of extreme water supply, the ability of regulated outflows to influence Lake Ontario levels is greatly diminished. In practical terms, no regulation plan can eliminate high water events on Lake Ontario or the St. Lawrence River.
Artpark & Company elects officers, welcomes 5 new directors, reports on successful season
Fri, Oct 18th 2019 04:25 pm
Artpark & Company's board of directors announced the election of new officers and directors at the organization's annual meeting on Oct. 15 at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
Niagara River Greenway Commission announces next round of meetings
Fri, Oct 18th 2019 07:00 am
The Niagara River Greenway Commission will meet Tuesday, Nov. 19, to review the consistency of the 88th round of project submissions. The meeting will begin promptly at 3 p.m. in the NOCO Pavilion in Sheridan Park at 450 Ensminger Road, Tonawanda.
Emergency management & community preparedness conference presented by Border Community SERVICE of Niagara University
Thu, Oct 17th 2019 01:55 pm
Learn what is needed to be prepared in an emergency at "Cultures of Preparedness: Strengthening Partnerships to Build a Stronger Community," from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, on the Niagara University campus.
Niagara SPCA: 15,000 animals saved since becoming no-kill in 2012
Thu, Oct 17th 2019 01:35 pm
Niagara SPCA announced a major milestone: More than 15,000 animals have been saved since the organization became no-kill in 2012.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital to hold memorial service in honor of National Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month
Thu, Oct 17th 2019 09:30 am
October is National Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month, and the Center for Women of Mount St. Mary's Hospital will hold a special memorial service to provide comfort and support to families coping with the loss of a baby. The service will take place oat 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 500 Riverdale Ave., Lewiston.
Artpark arts forum for WNY artists & design community set for Oct. 24
Thu, Oct 17th 2019 09:25 am
The latest public forum session as part of Artpark & Company's master plan process will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Martin House Education Center located at 125 Jewett Parkway, Buffalo.
It Happened to Alexa Foundation closing
Thu, Oct 17th 2019 09:10 am
The It Happened to Alexa Foundation announced this week it would discontinue its wide-ranging support services to victims of sexual violence effective immediately. The sudden announcement was conveyed in an email sent Oct. 14 by Kate Fowler, executive director, on behalf of the It Happen to Alexa board of directors.
Empower to honor 5 at annual luncheon
Tue, Oct 15th 2019 10:05 am
Empower, a not-for-profit organization that supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, will hold its fourth annual "Living the Values" Awards Luncheon at noon on Friday, Oct. 25, at Four Points by Sheraton, 7001 Buffalo Ave. Tickets are $35, and may be reserved at 716-297-0798, ext. 120, or [email protected]
Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour announces retirement
Tue, Oct 15th 2019 09:45 am
Niagara County Sheriff James R. Voutour on Tuesday announced he will retire Dec 30.
HAL awards scholarship on Indigenous Peoples' Day
Mon, Oct 14th 2019 02:10 pm
At the foot of the Tuscarora Heroes Monument, the Historical Association of Lewiston awarded a $500 scholarship to Devin Napoleon on Monday - Indigenous Peoples' Day.
Reminisce in Ransomville
Mon, Oct 14th 2019 01:10 pm
The Reminisce group of Ransomville, called "Our Town's Past," will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday Oct. 24, at the Ransomville Library conference room. Those interested in historical events, people and places in Ransomville history are invited to join in for lively conversations.
Lewiston GOP rally set
Mon, Oct 14th 2019 01:10 pm
Lewiston Republican Party Chairman Karl Frankovitch announced there will be a pre-Election Day Rally from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at G-Macs, 5894 Ward Road, Sanborn. This event will give the voters an opportunity to talk to the candidates before the election on Tuesday, Nov. 5.
VIDEO: 10th anniversary of Freedom Crossing Monument in Lewiston
Sun, Oct 13th 2019 10:05 pm
A special celebration took place Sunday afternoon on the Village of Lewiston waterfront. The Freedom Crossing Monument's 10th anniversary was celebrated with speeches, historical reenactments, choral performances, a documentary screening and reception.
Diamonds in the Ruff animal rescue hosts fundraiser
Sat, Oct 12th 2019 10:40 am
Diamonds in the Ruff, a local nonprofit animal rescue, will hold its annual "Fall Fling" chowder sale and basket raffle from noon until 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13. The event will be held at the Shawnee Fire Hall, 3747 Lockport Road, Sanborn.
Local law enforcement receives funding
Sat, Oct 12th 2019 10:35 am
Niagara County Sheriff James R. Voutour announced the Niagara County Law Enforcement Foundation awarded grant funding to local police agencies.
Village of Lewiston: Lewiston Council on the Arts submits 2020 schedule to trustees
Sat, Oct 12th 2019 07:00 am
At Monday's board meeting, Village of Lewiston trustees approved many items of next summer's Lewiston Council on the Arts schedule, but chose to table a resolution asking to host the "Summer of '69" event in Hennepin Park over possible alcohol sales.
Porter board to discuss budget at Oct. 18 hearing
Sat, Oct 12th 2019 07:00 am
The Town of Porter will review its tentative 2020 budget in a presentation, open to the public, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at Town Hall.
Left of Center: Lewiston Event Center now serving lunch
Sat, Oct 12th 2019 07:00 am
With The Silo and Water Street Landing closed for winter, and other eateries looking to scale back as the days grow shorter and the temperature decreases, the Lewiston Event Center is expanding its culinary offerings. The family-fun center recently began serving lunch.
DeVeaux Woods State Park opens new amenities
Thu, Oct 10th 2019 04:10 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, along with the City of Niagara Falls, cut the ribbon today on a new comfort station, as well as the city's first dog park, in DeVeaux Woods State Park.
NYPA hires business strategist to drive leadership in clean energy & energy efficiency
Thu, Oct 10th 2019 04:10 pm
Ramping up its effort to focus on long-range planning and help New York achieve its ambitious clean energy goals, the New York Power Authority has hired a business strategist to serve in the new position of senior vice president, strategy and corporate development. Yves Edouard Noel joined NYPA Oct. 1.
'Trunk or Treat' at Niagara Frontier Bible Church
Wed, Oct 9th 2019 03:20 pm
Niagara Frontier Bible Church is hosting a family-friendly Halloween event from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at 5287 Bronson Drive, Lewiston. A story and refreshments will be provided. For more information, email [email protected] or visit www.niagarafrontierbible.com.
Life Recovery in Lewiston
Mon, Oct 7th 2019 07:00 am
Life Recovery is a 12-step-based ministry for people with addictions or other life-controlling problems. Starting Thursday, Oct. 24, the meetings will be held every Thursday at 7 p.m. at Lewiston Assembly of God, 4754 Creek Road.
Academy of International Business & Finance offers unique high school experience
Sat, Oct 5th 2019 07:00 am
The Academy of International Business & Finance in 2019 is marking its 10th year as part of the Lewiston-Porter High School educational experience.
Lewiston, Wilson mayors teaming with state & tourism leaders
Sat, Oct 5th 2019 07:00 am
High water levels wreaked havoc with the Niagara County boating season, and led some to skip out on visiting the villages of Lewiston and Wilson this summer. Not wanting a repeat of this in 2020 - and seeking to reinforce the idea local stores are open for business - Village of Wilson Mayor Arthur Lawson and Village of Lewiston Mayor Anne Welch held a "Lake Ontario 2020 Preparedness Meeting" Thursday at the Red Brick Municipal Building.
Niagara County Peach Festival likely to return to Academy Park in 2020
Sat, Oct 5th 2019 07:00 am
The Niagara County Peach Festival will likely get another year at Academy Park - if not more.
Friends of the Lewiston Library to host 'Annual Friendly Gathering'
Fri, Oct 4th 2019 08:30 am
Join the Friends of the Lewiston Library at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, for the "Annual Friendly Gathering."
McNall announces re-election bid
Mon, Sep 30th 2019 07:05 pm
Niagara County Legislature Chairman Wm. Keith McNall, who represents the 13th District, has officially announced his candidacy for reelection.
Longest-running Niagara Hospice fundraiser celebrates 28 years
Mon, Sep 30th 2019 09:25 am
Niagara Hospice will celebrate the 28th anniversary of its longest-running fundraiser, "Cocktails and CA$H," at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11. The event will be held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension at 4487 Lake Road, Lockport. It is presented by the Niagara Hospice board of directors.
Our Lady of Peace associates shine
Mon, Sep 30th 2019 09:25 am
Our Lady of Peace residents and associates celebrated the nomination and selection of six members of their team as the most recent Spotlight Award recipients. The accolade recognizes associates for going above and beyond in meeting the needs of those under their care.
NCAP: Stay warm in winter, cool in summer
Mon, Sep 30th 2019 09:25 am
The Weatherization Assistance Program was created at the federal level in 1976 in response to a national energy crisis. Since its inception, it has continued to serve as the nation's core program for delivering energy-efficient services to eligible households in every state in America, with priority given to the elderly, persons with disabilities, and households with children.
Harvest, Wildlife festivals look for Sunday rebound
Sun, Sep 29th 2019 08:50 am
Rain put a damper on the first day of Lewiston''s Harvest and Wildlife festivals. Both events will look for a Sunday rebound.
Lewiston Town Board: Second public hearing on solar farm planned; NIMAC looking toward future
Sat, Sep 28th 2019 07:00 am
Two weeks after the Lewiston Town Board held a public hearing regarding a proposed utility-grade solar energy system planned for 4352 Williams Road, a second hearing was announced at this week's session.
YBPA honors Burmaster, recaps summer
Sat, Sep 28th 2019 07:00 am
At its session earlier this month, the Youngstown Business and Professional Association reviewed recent developments as well as plans for events entering into this fall.
HART awards community members
Sat, Sep 28th 2019 07:00 am
The Lewiston-based Home Assistance Referral Team held its seventh annual dinner and awards celebration Thursday night at the Niagara Falls Country Club.