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Dispenza family returns to Lewiston Artisan Farmers Market
Fri, Jun 25th 2021 11:35 am
Visitors to the Lewiston Artisan Farmers Market were recently surprised to find two familiar faces: Frank and Rachel Dispenza. The couple, which used to run Dispenza's Meat Market on Ridge Road in Ransomville, was the market's original breakfast sandwich provider.
Hibbard's donates to VFW, memorial
Fri, Jun 25th 2021 11:15 am
Over Memorial Day weekend, Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard held a fundraiser for VFW Downriver Post 7487, which maintains the "Circle of Honor" memorial across the street in Academy Park. Proceeds from the custard cookies - a collaboration between Hibbard's and the Village Bake Shoppe - will go toward upkeep at the tribute to Lewiston veterans.
'Sometimes miracles happen': YBPA sends thanks for successful return of 'Street Dance'
Fri, Jun 25th 2021 11:05 am
After 15 months of isolation due to the pandemic, miraculously the Youngstown Business & Professional Association was able to hold our 11th annual "Here Comes Summer Street Dance & Car Cruise." It was held on June 17 (having been rescheduled from 2020).
Niagara County clerk says extensions for expired licenses, permits ending
Fri, Jun 25th 2021 10:10 am
Niagara County Joseph Jastrzemski on Thursday said Gov. Andrew Cuomo will not be extending his executive orders as the state of emergency for COVID-19 ends. This means there will not be any more extensions for expired drivers' licenses and permits.
Niagara University: $11.5 million in upgrades for Kiernan Center
Thu, Jun 24th 2021 08:40 am
Guided by its strategic plan to provide excellence in all phases of the student living-learning experience, Niagara University will break ground next month on an $11.5 million upgrade to the Kiernan Recreation Center. Project construction is scheduled to begin in July, and the renovation is expected to be completed for the fall 2022 semester. Funding for the project includes a $1 million grant from the NYS Higher Education Capital Matching program (HECap), as well as other private donations and university investments.
French and Indian War Encampment returns to Old Fort Niagara
Thu, Jun 24th 2021 08:15 am
From July 2-4, the French and Indian War Encampment will return to Old Fort Niagara. The three-day event will feature six battle reenactments, two living history camps, dozens of period artisans and merchants, artillery firing demonstrations and dramatic recreations of Native American diplomacy.
LCA to debut 'Bug Fest' on July 10
Thu, Jun 24th 2021 08:15 am
Lewiston Council on the Arts and the Lewiston Public Library have teamed up to present a new event for children of all ages. "Bug Fest," an afternoon of insect-related activities, displays and demonstrations, will take place Saturday, July 10, in Seneca "Bug" Park, 308 S. Eighth St., Lewiston.
Niagara County Youth Bureau summer food service program
Thu, Jun 24th 2021 07:35 am
The Niagara County Youth Bureau is sponsoring the summer food service program (SFSP), which it said ensures all children continue to receive nutritious meals during summer vacation.
New York Power Authority chairman receives American Public Power Association's Public Official Award
Tue, Jun 22nd 2021 11:45 pm
John R. Koelmel, chairman of New York Power Authority board of trustees, received the Spence Vanderlinden Public Official Award from the American Public Power Association. The award recognizes elected or appointed local officials who have contributed to the goals of the American Public Power Association.
Will Artisan Farmers Market leave Lewiston?
Tue, Jun 22nd 2021 06:25 pm
Tensions were high at Monday's Village Board meeting, as Lewiston Artisan Market organizer Jamie Symmonds and about a half-dozen vendors appeared before trustees petitioning for equitable treatment.
Lewiston Art Festival applications still available
Tue, Jun 22nd 2021 01:20 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts has announced, "Due to the COVID pandemic, our original plan was to decrease the number of artists at the Lewiston Art Festival. Since COVID restrictions have been lifted, we can now accommodate more artists - and have waived the $25 late fee!"
LCA promises 'Summer of '69' will be 'happening of the year'
Tue, Jun 22nd 2021 01:15 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts invites readers to join in for a fun-filled musical weekend - what it's calling the music happening of the year - with the return of Lewiston's own 1960s rock musicians and friends. The 16th annual "Summer of '69" takes place July 8-10.
June 26-27 'Free Fishing Weekend' in New York
Tue, Jun 22nd 2021 01:15 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday, June 26, and Sunday, June 27, is a "Free Fishing Weekend" in New York - the second of six "Free Fishing Days" recognized across the state each year.
'Big R': Sweeting, Wagner, Israel, Susice & Bansmer grab Father's day weekend wins at Ransomville
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 05:05 pm
Brockport's James Sweeting picked up his first Krown Undercoating Modified feature of the 2021 season as Bailey Brothers Landscaping, Scott Perry Auctions, 87 Buf, and Triple T Towing presented the racing action at Ransomville Speedway on Friday night.
GardenFest in photos: Festivals make triumphant return
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 09:05 am
After a year without festivals, most concerts and large-scale events in general, the Lewiston Garden Club was the brave organization willing to take the first crack at staging a mass gathering in what we all hope is a post-coronavirus world. GardenFest returned to Center Street over the weekend, and drew attendees looking to bolster their gardens, plant flowers and admire the green thumb of residents who volunteered to show off their prized lawn configurations.
Community Health Center of Niagara and Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative Partner to host men's health event on Father's Day weekend
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 04:10 pm
Community Health Center of Niagara (CHCN) and Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative (CHNFC) are partnering together to host a men's health program at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 19, at CHCN, located at 2715 Highland Ave., Niagara Falls. The event will feature several different health-focused activities for the whole family.
EPA: $500,000 in supplemental funds to cleanup & redevelop contaminated brownfields sites in Niagara County
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 11:40 am
On Wednesday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $11.6 million in supplemental funding to help transform communities by cleaning up contaminated brownfields properties with $500,000 going to the Niagara County Center for Economic Development.
Lewiston Kiwanis welcomes Academy Park updates
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 11:00 am
Planning continues for the recently announced return of the annual Niagara County Peach Festival, to be held Sept. 9-12 at Academy Park in the Village of Lewiston.
'All that possibility at Academy Park' with bandshell relocation, renovation
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 10:00 am
Standing in front of the relocated Alphonso DiMino Memorial Bandshell on Wednesday morning, Village of Lewiston Mayor Anne Welch and Deputy Mayor Vic Eydt couldn't help but express their excitement for what Academy Park could be, now that its biggest asset is resituated.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for June 18, 2021
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 09:25 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for June 18, 2021
Boddecker, Lilly announce candidacy for Lewiston Town Board
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 08:15 am
Steve Boddecker and Ed Lilly, candidates vying for two seats on the Lewiston Town Board, are independent businessmen who own and manage successful businesses in Western New York. Their daily lives include making tough decisions requiring logical and thoughtful solutions. Both understand how hard people work to make a living, and said they will work tirelessly to help them keep as much of their income to raise and provide for families.
Calling all New York chalk artists: Enter 2021 Chalk YOUR Walk Competition
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 08:10 am
The Lewiston Council on the Arts is once again taking the Chalk YOUR Walk Competition online.
USAN announces downtown Niagara Falls development strategy
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 07:55 am
USA Niagara Development Corp. (USAN) on Thursday released its strategy for the redevelopment of several state-owned properties in downtown Niagara Falls acquired through Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Buffalo Billion initiative. The strategy recommends a range of intermediate steps and attainable site development guidelines for "reimagining a vibrant downtown, while building momentum for sustainable and dynamic long-term development."
Niagara County announces Project Awareness pharmacy label campaign
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 07:50 am
The Niagara County Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services (NCDMH), in partnership with the Niagara County Opioid Task Force (OASIS) and local pharmacies, on Thursday announced the launch of Project Awareness, a campaign to provide the Niagara County Crisis Services 24-hour phone line number on prescription medications that have a high potential for abuse and overdose.
Niagara Falls: Fireworks returning to Hyde Park for July 4th
Thu, Jun 17th 2021 09:45 am
City of Niagara Falls Mayor Robert Restaino announced the return of fireworks at Hyde Park at dusk Sunday, July 4. This return comes after the suspension of fireworks due to COVID-19 regulations and safety precautions in 2020.
Our Lady of Fatima garden party & flower show fundraiser
Thu, Jun 17th 2021 07:00 am
The National Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima in Lewiston is holding its eighth annual outdoor garden party and flower show fundraiser from 3-7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 26.
Mount St. Mary's Clearview Treatment Services holds dedication and open house
Wed, Jun 16th 2021 05:40 pm
Twenty-four additional beds will soon be available at Mount St. Mary's Hospital's Clearview Treatment Services to accommodate the growing need for inpatient treatment for individuals suffering from substance use disorders. Hospital and Catholic Health leadership, Clearview staff, and community partners attended a dedication and open house of the renovated treatment unit housed on the third floor of the hospital, located at 5300 Military Road, Lewiston.
Niagara County gives out Beacon of Hope Award to health department leadership
Wed, Jun 16th 2021 05:35 pm
The Niagara County Legislature returned to meeting in person this week and acknowledged the leadership team of the Niagara County Health Department for its "tremendous efforts in leading the county through the pandemic."
Artpark lifts COVID-19 restrictions for all venues
Wed, Jun 16th 2021 05:20 pm
Upon hearing Gov. Andrew Cuomo's decision to lift COVID-19 restrictions, Artpark & Company has changed its coronavirus policies for 2021.
Village of Lewiston HPC to hold special meeting
Tue, Jun 15th 2021 05:00 pm
At 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 22, the Village of Lewiston Historical Preservation Commission will hold a work session in the mayor's office at the Red Brick Municipal Building, 145 N. Fourth St.
Melissa Etheridge to perform at Artpark on Aug. 24
Tue, Jun 15th 2021 04:40 pm
Melissa Etheridge will perform on the Artpark Amphitheater stage at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24. The concert is part of "Tuesdays in the Park" with featured act sponsor Miller Lite.
Dropkick Murphys & Rancid to perform at Artpark Aug. 22
Tue, Jun 15th 2021 02:15 pm
The Dropkick Murphys & Rancid with special guests The Bronx will perform on the Artpark Amphitheater stage at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22, as part of the "Coors Light Concerts" series presented by Artpark and Funtime.
Niagara Falls artist Nate Reilly putting final touches on Whirlpool Avenue mural
Tue, Jun 15th 2021 01:20 pm
Artist Nate Reilly will be putting the finishing touches on his new mural on Whirlpool Avenue on Tuesday as part of the NF Murals project spearheaded by the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area.
Niagara SPCA to host car show
Mon, Jun 14th 2021 07:00 am
On the behalf of the WNY Hotrods & Classics Inc., the Niagara SPCA will host its second annual "Fast & Furrryous Car Show." This all-ages fundraising event will take place from 2-6 p.m. Saturday, July 17, on the Niagara SPCA grounds, 2100 Lockport Road, Niagara Falls.
GardenFest takes to Center Street this weekend
Mon, Jun 14th 2021 07:00 am
Members of the Lewiston Garden Club recently met with representatives from the Wegmans Military Road Store to thank them for sponsoring the container garden contest at GardenFest 2021, taking place June 19 and 20 on Center Street. Organizers are encouraging both adults and children to enter the contest. Be as creative as you want to be or submit a traditional entry.
'New Music in the Park' debuts at Artpark
Mon, Jun 14th 2021 06:55 am
Lewiston's first outdoor concert of the summer took place Sunday at Artpark, 450 S. Fourth St. Emerald Grove was the site of the debut of Artpark & Company's "New Music in the Park."
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for June 11, 2021
Sat, Jun 12th 2021 04:00 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for June 11, 2021
Castellani Art Museum reopens doors with 5 new exhibitions
Fri, Jun 11th 2021 05:15 pm
The Castellani Art Museum is reopening to the public with five new exhibits and a completely revamped gallery. The museum on the Niagara University campus was closed to visitors more than a year ago due to COVID-19, and NU used the gallery as a distance classroom.
St. Peter's salutes Flag Day, soldiers
Fri, Jun 11th 2021 03:10 pm
St. Peter R.C. School in Lewiston celebrated Flag Day on Friday with a group gathering in front of the church rectory. Students recited the Pledge of Allegiance before receiving a blessing from the Rev. Cole Webster. They then planted small American flags in the ground.
 

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