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Mount St. Mary's Hospital presents evening of health information & relaxation
Wed, Oct 17th 2018 05:25 pm
Reservations are still being accepted for a program of Mount St. Mary's Hospital called "Ladies' Night Out," which will be held beginning at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at 80 Main Banquet & Catering in Lockport. This free, informational and fun event is sponsored by Precision Health Care, the Center for Women at Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Niagara Frontier Anesthesia Services LLP.
NU Family Business Center sets next breakfast forum
Tue, Oct 16th 2018 07:00 am
Gerry Murak of Murak and Associates LLC will present "Your Family Business Questions Answered" at the Niagara University Family Business Center breakfast meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 6. The event will take place at Giancarlo's, 5110 Main St., Williamsville.
United to fight Alzheimer's
Mon, Oct 15th 2018 03:30 pm
The 2018 Lewiston Walk to End Alzheimer's began at Artpark on Saturday morning. Despite threatening skies, the rain stopped and the sun came out just in time for the event to begin. A huge crowd came out to walk, take a chance on baskets in the basket raffle, visit with sponsors and plant windmill flowers in the garden.
Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise & Clambake proceeds provide new ambulette for Niagara Hospice
Mon, Oct 15th 2018 12:55 pm
The Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise and Clambake, held on July 13, continued its tradition of entertainment, food and leisurely sailing or power-boating up the Niagara River, all to benefit Niagara Hospice. The event, celebrating its 19th year, raised $34,823.
Lactalis American Group announces employee moves
Mon, Oct 15th 2018 12:05 pm
Lactalis American Group announced recent employee moves at its U.S. corporate office and manufacturing facility in Buffalo.
St. Mary's, country club team to provide mammograms
Mon, Oct 15th 2018 09:40 am
In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Mount St. Mary's Hospital hosted a free mammography screening on Saturday at the hospital located at 5300 Military Road in Lewiston. The tests were courtesy of the "Play Fore Pink" golf event at the Niagara Falls Country Club and radiologist Dr. Timothy Dyster.
Lewiston gets its gym back with Village Fitness Club
Sat, Oct 13th 2018 07:00 am
Village Fitness Club is located at 734 Cayuga St. Hours of operations are 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays, 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, and 7 a.m. until noon Sunday. For more information, call 716-998-0057 or visit
Youngstown trustees take no action on parking
Sat, Oct 13th 2018 07:00 am
Following a boisterous public hearing last week in Youngstown - one to consider changes in the village code on a 15-minute parking provision fronting a Lockport Street business - no action was taken by the Village Board of Trustees on Thursday night.
Budget season underway in Town of Lewiston
Sat, Oct 13th 2018 07:00 am
Budget season for the Town of Lewiston is now underway with the town's recent debut of 2019 spending plans that reflect increases over its adopted 2018 plan of $17,287,894.
Lewiston Fire Co. No. 1: Community invited to partake in annual Wine Tasting & Food Pairing
Sat, Oct 13th 2018 07:00 am
Like fine wine, Lewiston Fire Co. No. 1's annual operational fundraising event just keeps getting better with age.
St. Peter's dedicates new playground
Sat, Oct 13th 2018 07:00 am
The Most Rev. Richard Malone joined with students, teachers, faculty members, community leaders and friends to officially open the St. Peter's playground on Friday. The recreational space is located behind the gymnasium and adjacent to the Lewiston elementary school. It was dedicated to Dr. Irene Elia.
Mount St. Mary's goes pink
Fri, Oct 12th 2018 10:30 pm
Associates and volunteers of Mount St. Mary's Hospital celebrated "Go Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Day" on Friday. Staff throughout the hospital wore pink to enhance awareness while information displays were provided in public areas.
Mount St. Mary's expands services
Fri, Oct 12th 2018 10:30 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital has expanded and relocated its cardiopulmonary services to a new first-floor location in the main hospital building on its Lewiston campus.
Artpark & Company annual meeting recaps season; 2 new directors elected
Fri, Oct 12th 2018 09:35 pm
The Artpark & Company board of directors held its annual meeting on Tuesday to review the summer destination's diverse season of music, visual arts, theater, public art and education.
Lewiston-Porter has a special visitor: State Education Commissioner Mary Ellen Elia
Thu, Oct 11th 2018 08:20 pm
Lewiston-Porter was honored by a visit with New York State Education Commissioner Mary Ellen Elia this past Thursday (as shown in the photo). Elia was in the district to meet with Lewiston-Porter teaching faculty and administrators for a focused discussion on the district's approach to Annual Professional Performance Reviews (APPR).
New monthly respite programs in Gasport, Lewiston provides social activities for those living with dementia
Tue, Oct 9th 2018 10:30 am
The Alzheimer's Association of Western New York is overseeing two new monthly social respite programs in Niagara County. These community social programs are set to provide a safe environment for those with dementia to socialize and engage in meaningful activities, while allowing their care partners time to refresh and tend to their own health and other commitments.
HAL presents scholarship
Mon, Oct 8th 2018 02:00 pm
Historical Association of Lewiston Vice President Leandra Collesano presented a $500 scholarship to Christian Burnham of the Tuscarora Nation on Indigenous Peoples' Day. The pictured ceremony took place at the Tuscarora Heroes Monument in Lewiston.
HAL goes to war
Mon, Oct 8th 2018 10:55 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston's October program is titled, "A Lewiston Hero and the 100th Anniversary of the 1918 Meuse-Argonne Battle." The event will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah Fellowship Hall, 915 Oneida St., Lewiston.
Village of Lewiston set to save thousands with new LED lights
Sat, Oct 6th 2018 07:00 am
Thanks to customer incentives, the Village of Lewiston will enjoy significant savings on electricity at both the Red Brick Municipal Building and Department of Public Works garage.
Parking problems in Youngstown: Businesses at odds over 15-minute marker
Sat, Oct 6th 2018 06:55 am
Opposition continues to build in Youngstown on village plans to modify a long-standing street parking arrangement for a Lockport Street liquor store.
Wilson Tuscarora State Park boat launch to be closed for construction
Thu, Oct 4th 2018 05:25 pm
The Niagara Region of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced the boat launch at Wilson Tuscarora State Park will soon be closed to the public while it is being rebuilt.
Oktoberfest for St. Peter's
Thu, Oct 4th 2018 04:50 pm
St. Peter's R.C. School is hosting an Oktoberfest event from 6 p.m. to midnight Saturday at Sunset Bar & Grill in Wilson. Tickets are $75 and include food stations, beer and entertainment. The evening will offer basket and silent auctions, plus music by Breakaway Band.
Here comes the judge! New character debuts at Marble Orchard Ghost Walk
Thu, Oct 4th 2018 03:35 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts announced Town of Lewiston Councilman John Jacoby has joined this year's Marble Orchard Ghost Walk cast.
New shredding service offers job training for people with disabilities
Wed, Oct 3rd 2018 12:45 pm
Empower, a Niagara County-based not-for-profit service provider, is offering document shredding services at its Empties for Empower location, 4701 Military Road (near Route 31 intersection). The service is provided by people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, who are paid for their work.
Niagara County leaders ask for advance of county's casino revenues
Tue, Oct 2nd 2018 06:15 pm
In light of the recent announcement New York state will advance casino revenues to the City of Niagara Falls, Niagara County leaders of the of have asked that the county's casino revenues also be advanced.
CAMfest: Castellani Art Museum's fall fundraiser returns to campus
Tue, Oct 2nd 2018 05:45 pm
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University's annual fall fundraiser will return to the campus museum this year. "CAMfest" will take place from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19.
HAL to award scholarship on Indigenous Peoples' Day
Tue, Oct 2nd 2018 05:25 pm
A scholarship award from the Historical Association of Lewiston to a Tuscarora student will highlight the commemoration of Indigenous Peoples' Day. The award will be presented to Niagara County Community College student Christian Burnham at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at the Tuscarora Heroes Monument at the corner of Center Street and Portage Road in Lewiston.
'Lunch and Learn' in Youngstown
Mon, Oct 1st 2018 12:20 pm
The community is invited to participate in a free "Lunch and Learn" program this fall, titled "Untethering You Inner Self." The program will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 10-24, at St. John's Episcopal Church, Main and Chestnut streets in Youngstown.
Hundreds turn out to 'paint light' on Old Fort Niagara for RIT's Big Shot photograph
Sun, Sep 30th 2018 01:05 pm
The opportunity to "paint light" on a historic fortress drew hundreds of people to Old Fort Niagara on a crisp, fall Saturday night, helping make the Rochester Institute of Technology's nighttime Big Shot photograph a picturesque success.
Youngstown Arts & Music Fest to feature 'Rising Artists,' homebrew competition, foods, crafts
Sat, Sep 29th 2018 07:05 am
Summer has now become autumn in the River Region - with those scenic drives in the countryside, U-pick visits, fall plants and pre-Halloween pumpkin buying, farm hayrides and the like being the norm.
Lewiston Town Board approves special use permit for solar project
Sat, Sep 29th 2018 07:00 am
The Lewiston Town Board gave its OK on a new a solar facility under its new solar law on Monday. Specifically, it approved a special use permit to allow for construction of a proposed utility scale solar energy project on property owned by Town Building/Zoning Inspector Tim Masters at 1897 Swann Road.
Greenway funding for new Lewiston park
Sat, Sep 29th 2018 07:00 am
Look for some movement next year on a new town park in northern Lewiston along the Niagara River.
SafeShot Munitions to take over Stevenson Elementary in Ransomville
Sat, Sep 29th 2018 07:00 am
Enter SafeShot Munitions LLC of Ransomville.
Lew-Port welcomes new administrator
Sat, Sep 29th 2018 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Central School District welcomed Heather Lyon as the new assistant superintendent of curriculum, instruction and technology.
Making lemonade
Sat, Sep 29th 2018 07:00 am
Young creators gathered together on Sept. 16 to build their best juice stands as part of the "Grannie's Lemonade Stand Showdown" at Niagara's Honeymoon Sweets.
Walk to End Alzheimer's returns to Lewiston
Wed, Sep 26th 2018 04:55 pm
The Walk to End Alzheimer's, the annual fundraising walk organized by the Alzheimer's Association Western New York Chapter, helps support the programs and services provided at no cost to those living with dementia, their care partners and health care professionals across Niagara County.
Fire engine rides, interactive demonstrations to highlight Upper Mountain Fire Co. open house
Wed, Sep 26th 2018 07:00 am
Children of all ages can enjoy an opportunity to see what it's like to be a firefighter on Saturday, Oct. 13, when the Upper Mountain Fire Co. holds an open house for the community during fire prevention week.
NCCC seeks community applicants for presidential search committee
Tue, Sep 25th 2018 04:10 pm
The Board of Trustees of Niagara County Community College is seeking applications from the community to fill three spots on the search committee to hire the new president of the college.
New York renames Highway 104 in Lewiston
Tue, Sep 25th 2018 04:00 pm
On Tuesday, New York State Sen. Rob Ortt announced his legislation renaming Lewiston's Highway 104 was signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Sponsored by Ortt (S7827) and Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (A10548), this bill sees Highway 104 renamed the "General William 'Wild Bill' Donovan Memorial Highway."
Puzzling Pixel Games debuts new title
Tue, Sep 25th 2018 04:00 pm
Local game publisher Puzzling Pixel Games, in collaboration with designer Robert Kerr, announce a thrilling new board game titled "A Note for Murder."

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