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Village of Lewiston mayoral candidate Bruce Sutherland wins GOP endorsement
Tue, Apr 24th 2018 09:05 pm
Village of Lewiston Deputy Mayor Bruce Sutherland won the Republican Party caucus on Tuesday and will serve as the GOP's candidate for mayor in the June 19 election. He bested former Clerk/Treasurer Anne Welch.
Iroquois Indian Band fundraiser
Tue, Apr 24th 2018 05:00 pm
The Iroquois Indian Band will host a Chiavetta's chicken barbecue from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at the Tuscarora Nation Community Building, 5226 Walmore Road. The cost is $10. Eat in or drive-thru.
Former Town of Lewiston Councilman Langlois passes
Tue, Apr 24th 2018 01:30 pm
Darwin James (Jim) Langlois of Lewiston died peacefully on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at the age of 90.
Lewiston Spring Fling celebration scheduled for May 6
Tue, Apr 24th 2018 07:00 am
The 23rd annual Lewiston Family Spring Fling will be a way to celebrate winter's end (we hope), and a time to renew old friendships - and make new ones. The rain-or-shine event will run from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, May 6, outside the Red Brick Municipal Building on North Fourth Street. It is sponsored by the Village of Lewiston Recreation Department.
Smelt Festival returns to waterfront with favorite fish, live music by 90 West
Tue, Apr 24th 2018 07:00 am
Festival season in the Village of Lewiston kicks off with the annual Smelt Festival, to be held Friday, May 4, on the Lewiston waterfront. The event is centered on one of the region's most natural resource - smelt - which is netted in the Niagara River.
OUN golf fundraiser this weekend
Tue, Apr 24th 2018 07:00 am
The Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara's annual golf raffle will take place from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at the Sanborn Fire Hall, 5811 Buffalo St.
KeyBank Summer Solstice Celebration returns to Artpark on June 16
Mon, Apr 23rd 2018 03:20 pm
Artpark & Company celebrates the beginning of summer by transforming the park grounds and the amphitheater into the "KeyBank Summer Solstice Celebration."
Mount St. Mary's Hospital recognizes volunteers for contributing more than 40,000 hours of service
Mon, Apr 23rd 2018 12:35 pm
More than 160 volunteers from Mount St. Mary's Hospital and the Mount St. Mary's Child Care Center were honored at the annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon Friday at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
Lake Ontario: Property owners updated on funding
Sat, Apr 21st 2018 07:00 am
"We're working hard for the release of these funds."
PHOTOS: Chamber Gala, back at Niagara Falls Country Club, bigger than ever
Fri, Apr 20th 2018 11:35 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce Gala returned to the Niagara Falls Country Club on Thursday, and the brand-new ballroom was jampacked. Business leaders, elected officials, residents, guests and friends arrived to show their support for the local commerce, tourism and events agency.
Chamber of Commerce hosts ribbon-cutting for Wilson House
Fri, Apr 20th 2018 10:20 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday for the newly opened Wilson House Restaurant & Inn, located at 300 Lake St.
Village of Lewiston budget approved; tax rate flat
Fri, Apr 20th 2018 09:25 pm
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees approved the 2018-19 budget on Monday.
Former Town of Lewiston Clerk Carol Brandon dies
Thu, Apr 19th 2018 03:35 pm
Carol J. Brandon of Lewiston passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018.
Mount St. Mary's Child Care Center to hold open house on April 25
Wed, Apr 18th 2018 04:45 pm
The Mount St. Mary's Child Care Center will hold an open house from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25. Located on the campus of Mount St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston, the Child Care Center has been serving children and families for 31 years.
Trinity Medical opens OB/GYN practice in Lockport
Wed, Apr 18th 2018 12:25 pm
Trinity Medical WNY has announced the opening of the newest member of its growing physician practice network, Trinity Medical OB/GYN, located at 5879 Snyder Drive in Lockport. The specialty women's health practice, providing care in conjunction with Mount St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston, is accepting new patients.
Niagara County seeks youth for summer jobs
Tue, Apr 17th 2018 03:45 pm
Niagara County youth looking for jobs are being urged to consider applying for work through Niagara County Employment & Training, E&T Director Donald Jablonski said Tuesday morning. He explained the county anticipates filling approximately 150 openings.
Lewiston Art Festival: Call for artists
Tue, Apr 17th 2018 03:20 pm
Applications are still available for the 52nd annual Lewiston Art Festival, which will be held Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 11-12 in the Village of Lewiston.
Cuomo: $2.9M in Lake Ontario flood relief funds for shoreline municipalities, including Porter, Wilson
Tue, Apr 17th 2018 03:15 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday announced the awarding of $2.9 million in Lake Ontario Flood Relief funds to local governments in Wayne, Orleans, Niagara, Cayuga and Jefferson counties dedicated to restoration resiliency and recovery efforts following last year's flooding, and to protect the community from the damage of future storms. The state has committed $95 million to recovery efforts to support homeowners, small businesses and community infrastructure.
Artpark: 'Tuesdays in the Park' lineup complete with addition of Gov't Mule, Blue Rodeo & The Spinners
Tue, Apr 17th 2018 02:30 pm
Artpark & Company on Tuesday announced the addition of Gov't Mule with Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real (July 24), Blue Rodeo with Colin James (June 26), and The Spinners with Dave Schulz and C.O. Jones (Aug. 21). These acts complete the 2018 "Tuesdays in the Park" presented by M&T Bank lineup. Tickets for all three shows will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, April 20.
Mount St. Mary's to hold 3rd annual free vascular health screening
Tue, Apr 17th 2018 11:55 am
While stroke and vascular disease are a leading cause of death and disability in the U.S., many vascular conditions often go undetected because there are no warning signs until a serious medical complication occurs.
Town of Lewiston: Heavy rains resulting in backups
Mon, Apr 16th 2018 04:00 pm
As Western New York continues to be deluged with heavy rains coming off a weekend of ice storms, wastewater treatment plants throughout the area are now contending with excessive inflow/infiltration problems. It's the result of plants receiving excessive stormwater run-off combined with the handling of normal sewage inflow/infiltration.
'Cross Border Blues' provides binational boost
Mon, Apr 16th 2018 12:25 pm
Participating organizations of "Cross Border Blues" recently came together in a collaborative effort at FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre in downtown St. Catharines to cross-promote events on both sides of the border. They are using the blues to build bridges across cultures, generations and geographies.
Winter love for summer jazz
Mon, Apr 16th 2018 11:00 am
Technically, the season is spring. But it felt more like winter on Sunday in Lewiston, with an inch of ice covering village and town roads. Still, that didn't deter people from coming out to the annual "Taste of Jazz" fundraiser at the Brickyard Brewing Company on Center Street. The event is a benefit for the Northwest Jazz Festival.
Artpark: Funtime Presents welcomes Halestorm with In This Moment to Mainstage Theater
Mon, Apr 16th 2018 10:25 am
Grammy Award-winning, modern rock band Halestorm will team up with In This Moment to co-headline a female-fronted hard rock tour. The gig makes a stop at the Artpark Mainstage Theater at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6, as a special Funtime Presents event.
Frontier House: Repair plan expected within next 30 days
Sat, Apr 14th 2018 07:00 am
A plan to initiate repairs at the historic Frontier House is expected within the next 30 days.
Upbeat news for Youngstown: Happenings, plans for 2018 discussed at annual YBPA meeting
Sat, Apr 14th 2018 07:00 am
Tuesday evening at the Mug and Musket was full of news of interest for northern Niagara, as the Youngstown Business and Professional Association held its annual membership meeting.
HAL explores OFN colors
Sat, Apr 14th 2018 07:00 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston's April program is titled "Re-Capturing the Flag." The event will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah Fellowship Hall, 915 Oneida St.
Porter Historical to meet
Sat, Apr 14th 2018 07:00 am
The Town of Porter Historical Society invites residents to its monthly meeting and program, at 7 p.m. Monday, April 16, in the Cora Gushee Room of the Red Brick Village Center, 240 Main St., Youngstown.
Town of Lewiston: Board OKs Greenway applications, new LPD hire
Sat, Apr 14th 2018 07:00 am
Monday's Lewiston Town Board work session was another light one, with only a handful of items acted upon.
Village of Lewiston Republicans set caucus date of April 24
Sat, Apr 14th 2018 07:00 am
The Lewiston Republican Committee announces the Village of Lewiston Republican caucus will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, in the gym of the Red Brick Municipal Building, 145 N. Fourth St. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.
Village of Lewiston Democratic caucus scheduled for April 26
Sat, Apr 14th 2018 07:00 am
The Lewiston Democratic Committee announces a Democratic caucus to nominate candidates for the office of mayor and for two, four-year terms, as trustees for the Village of Lewiston will take place beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26.
Tuscarora Heroes Park cleanup scheduled
Sat, Apr 14th 2018 07:00 am
The annual Tuscarora Heroes Park "garden mob" will be out in force during Lewiston's Earth Day spring cleanup at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 21, at the corner of Portage Road and Center Street in Lewiston. The group is inviting new volunteers to join the effort to help keep Lewiston's pocket park a showcase for visitors - just dress for the weather and bring gloves.
Niagara County Water District announces scheduled maintenance
Fri, Apr 13th 2018 05:00 pm
The Niagara County Water District has announced that, on Tuesday, April 17, it will conduct a scheduled drinking water transmission shutdown maintenance operation in northern parts of Niagara County. The maintenance is expected to affect the towns of Royalton, Ridgeway, Somerset, Hartland, Lockport, Newfane and Shelby, as well as the villages of Barker, Middleport and Medina.
HART benefit at Lewiston Event Center
Fri, Apr 13th 2018 04:10 pm
The annual Home Assistance Referral Team fundraiser returns to the Lewiston Event Center tonight. From 6-10 p.m. guests can mingle with celebrities, try their hand at basket and 50/50 raffles, and watch the Lewiston-Porter Jazz Ensemble perform. Headlining the benefit event is the Summer of '69 All-Star Band, joined by special guest Gary Baker.
DEA taking back unwanted medications on April 28 at Mount St. Mary's Hospital
Thu, Apr 12th 2018 12:40 pm
As part of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's 15th annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day (April 28), Mount St. Mary's Hospital is joining forces with local law enforcement to help get unused and unwanted drugs out of people's homes.
Tuscarora Heroes Park cleanup scheduled
Thu, Apr 12th 2018 12:40 pm
The annual Tuscarora Heroes Park "garden mob" will be out in force during Lewiston's Earth Day spring cleanup at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 21, at the corner of Portage Road and Center Street in Lewiston.
Chief joins NCSO
Tue, Apr 10th 2018 10:50 pm
Niagara County Sheriff James R. Voutour has announced the new addition to the sheriff's office canine team has been named in honor of Chief Craig C. Harmon, who was the chief of the Niagara County Drug Task Force when he passed away in 2004. The new canine, Chief, is currently in training with handler Deputy Richard Bull. He was purchased through many generous donations and funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Old Fort Niagara's re-enactment season begins with 'Patriots Day Weekend'
Tue, Apr 10th 2018 10:35 pm
The Battles of Lexington and Concord on April 19, 1775, launched the American Revolution. This history will be retold and re-enacted on April 21 and 22 at Old Fort Niagara.
Give 'em a brake: Motorists reminded road crews are back at work
Tue, Apr 10th 2018 10:30 pm
Niagara County Public Works officials are asking motorists to be extra-vigilant as county, state and municipal road crews get to work repairing local highways and roads following a blistering winter.
Tire collection in Youngstown
Tue, Apr 10th 2018 07:10 am
The Village of Youngstown and Town of Porter announce a tire collection day will take place from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, April 21. A Dumpster for tires, with or without rims, will be available at the Youngstown Village Center parking lot, 240 Lockport St., for village and Porter residents.

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