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Ransomville Festival of Wreaths: Annual holiday happening includes many activities
Sat, Nov 18th 2017 07:00 am
Get ready to kick off your holiday season in the hamlet of Ransomville.
Porter releases 2018 budget numbers
Sat, Nov 18th 2017 07:00 am
Following weeks of number-crunching, the Town of Porter has released a preliminary plan for its 2018 budget.
Lewiston Town Board opts for 'no action taken'
Sat, Nov 18th 2017 07:00 am
Moving beyond its approval of the Rubino brothers' amended concept PUD (see related story), Lewiston Town Board actions were rather limited Monday, especially considering a meeting that stretched to nearly 2-1/2 hours.
Lewiston Town Board OKs amended Rubino concept PUD
Thu, Nov 16th 2017 10:55 pm
Following significant discussion, the Lewiston Town Board, by a 4-1 vote, gave its endorsement Monday of a local law to approve the amended Rubino brothers' concept PUD - with conditions - for a proposed development off Upper Mountain Road near Bronson Drive. The planned unit development covers 107 units, including 91 patio homes and four-unit townhouse buildings on property currently owned by Donald Smith.
Niagara University announces collaborative plan to revitalize Niagara Falls' south end
Thu, Nov 16th 2017 09:00 pm
A brighter future is ahead for the south end of Niagara Falls, according to revitalization plans announced Thursday by Niagara University, the City of Niagara Falls and several community partners.
'Christmastime with Fieldstone and Holly': Historical Association of Lewiston celebrates 13th annual Tour of Homes
Wed, Nov 15th 2017 08:05 pm
The Historical Association of Lewiston's signature event, the Lewiston Tour of Homes, will kick off the holiday season Christmas Walk weekend, Dec. 2-3. Tickets are on sale now for the 13th annual event, themed "Christmastime with Fieldstone and Holly," which runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days.
President Trump approves New York disaster declaration
Wed, Nov 15th 2017 11:00 am
On Tuesday, President Donald J. Trump declared a major disaster exists in the state of New York and ordered federal assistance to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by flooding from May 2 to Aug. 6.
Fall business blender networking event to be held at Castellani Art Museum
Tue, Nov 14th 2017 08:30 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will hold a fall business blender at the Castellani Art Museum, located on the Niagara University Campus, from 5-7 p.m. Thursday. The networking event gives businesses, community leaders, NU educators and students a chance to casually converse and make connections in a unique setting.
Lewiston Choraleers kick off holiday music series for 2017 Lewiston Christmas Walk
Mon, Nov 13th 2017 06:20 pm
The Lewiston Choraleers will kick off their popular holiday concert series at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at St. Peter's R.C. Church, 620 Center St., Lewiston. The event will be part of the annual Lewiston Christmas Walk, which is sponsored by the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce.
Castellani Art Museum presents CAM's 11th annual 'Holiday Bash'
Mon, Nov 13th 2017 06:20 pm
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will host its 11th annual "Holiday Bash" from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8. Guests can celebrate the holidays with friends in the CAM's central gallery, dance to live music by PENELOPE, and enjoy a variety of refreshments.
Artpark to winter: Your days are numbered; venue announces return of BNL in 2018
Mon, Nov 13th 2017 10:05 am
Barenaked Ladies' "Last Summer on Earth Tour 2018" will make a stop at Artpark on July 10, alongside Better Than Ezra and KT Tunstall. The triple bill will be presented on the Outdoor Amphitheater stage as part of the "Tuesdays in the Park" concert series.
Photos: Veterans Day observed in Lewiston
Sun, Nov 12th 2017 05:00 pm
At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Downriver Post No. 7487 and American Legion C.C. Kenney Lewiston Post 1083 gathered together at the eternal flame in Academy Park to pay tribute to those who fought for and died for this country.
Lewiston No. 1 quick to prevent loss on Center Street
Sat, Nov 11th 2017 11:35 am
Lewiston No. 1 Volunteer Fire Co. and local first-responders were on site at the 500 block of Center Street before 10:30 a.m. Saturday, responding to a call of sparks, fraying and smoke coming from a basement electrical panel. The building's ground level is home to Cool Smiles (dental office of Dr. Anthony DeLuke), Chéri Amour, Salon Jule and Antique to Chic.
Niagara Falls: WNY Land Conservancy announces 'Restore the Gorge'
Sat, Nov 11th 2017 07:00 am
The Western New York Land Conservancy invites the community to attend a project unveiling at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, in the Niagara Falls Public Library, for "Restore the Gorge," its planned ecological restoration of the Niagara Gorge.
Chinese teacher at Lew-Port presents about today's China
Sat, Nov 11th 2017 07:00 am
On Saturday, Oct. 28, Ning Meng, a Chinese guest teacher for the Lewiston-Porter School District, provided a presentation about her homeland, China, from a native's perspective. The event, held in the Lewiston Public Library, drew students from Lewiston-Porter as well as local residents.
New Tim Hortons opens
Sat, Nov 11th 2017 07:00 am
Monday marked the grand-opening of a new Tim Hortons, located at Witmer and Military roads in the Town of Niagara, just south of Reservoir State Park. It's the seventh Tim Hortons to be opened by owner Robert Burns, with other locations in Niagara Falls and the Town of Niagara.
Jacoby win a surprise
Fri, Nov 10th 2017 03:25 pm
Northern Niagara residents hit the polls on Tuesday and spoke their minds with most candidates handily winning their respective offices - save for one exception in the Town of Lewiston. There, voters sent a message to the GOP-controlled majority by electing Democrat John O. Jacoby Jr.
FRONTIER HOUSE SOLD
Tue, Nov 7th 2017 12:35 pm
The Village of Lewiston's crown jewel has a new owner - one who has yet to be identified. Over the weekend, the Hastings family - Richard, his wife, Judy, and son, Alan - reached an agreement to sell the Frontier House and almost one acre of property for $800,000. The deal was represented by Dian Ruta, a licensed associate broker with Great Lakes Real Estate Inc.
Heart of Niagara holding spaghetti dinner fundraiser
Mon, Nov 6th 2017 12:35 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will hold its fall spaghetti fundraiser Sunday, Nov. 19, at The Rapids Volunteer Fire Co., 7195 Plank Road, Lockport. Dinner will be served from 2:30-6 p.m. with take-out available.
Barker Lions hold blind seals campaign
Mon, Nov 6th 2017 11:00 am
During the past year, Barker Lions have aided members of the community by providing hearing aids, eye exams and glasses for those who cannot afford them. The group also built ramps at homes for those with physical challenges.
Lew-Port cross country: Running with heart and believing
Sat, Nov 4th 2017 10:20 am
Last weekend, the Lewiston-Porter boys cross country team won the 2017 Niagara Frontier League Championship title.
Town of Lewiston: Limited comment at budget hearing
Sat, Nov 4th 2017 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston held a public hearing Monday on its preliminary $17,287,894 budget for 2018. It was a session that saw very few comments heard from the roughly one-half dozen in attendance.
Lew-Port celebrates veterans
Sat, Nov 4th 2017 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Historical Society will host its annual Veterans Day dinner Thursday, Nov. 9, in the high school cafeteria.
Veterans Memorial rededication in Ransomville
Sat, Nov 4th 2017 07:00 am
American Legion O. Leo Curtiss Post 380 in Ransomville invites the community to a Veterans Day rededication ceremony of the Veterans Memorial in the Curtis Cemetery, at the corner of Youngstown Lockport Road and Curtis Avenue in Ransomville. The ceremony will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11.
St. Jude basket auction
Sat, Nov 4th 2017 07:00 am
The St. Jude Shrine of Lewiston will hold its annual basket auction and craft and bake sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at 975 Ridge Road, Lewiston.
Veterans Day soup dinner, pasta
Sat, Nov 4th 2017 07:00 am
The Newfane United Methodist Church will host a free Veterans Day Soup Dinner from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at the church, 2699 Main St., Newfane.
OUN: Volunteers needed to wrap gifts to support people with disabilities
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 08:00 pm
Do you enjoy wrapping gifts? If so, OUN has a volunteer opportunity for you! Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara is looking for people who enjoy gift wrapping to staff its gift wrap booth located inside the Fashion Outlets Niagara Falls USA mall during this holiday season. Volunteers are needed during mall hours beginning Black Friday, Nov. 24, through Christmas Eve, Sunday, Dec. 24.
GNBC's 50th family-fun 'Nutcracker' comes to life
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 03:25 pm
Some of the Greater Niagara Ballet Company cast members, artistic director Beverley Feder and Assistant Director Julie Traver recently took advantage of some beautiful weather to take a photo for the upcoming 50th anniversary production of "The Nutcracker."
NCCC to hold Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 9
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 03:20 pm
Niagara County Community College will host its Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, on the Sanborn campus at the Veterans Memorial Park, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn. The event is free and open to the public.
Free monthly breakfast & book study
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 08:00 am
United Baptist Christian Church, 4800 Creek Road, Lewiston, hosts a monthly breakfast and book study. Female readers are invited to a free pancake breakfast followed by a women's book study of "Women of the Bible" on the first Saturday of each month at 9 a.m.
Nighttime wild (stuffed) turkey hunt for kids
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 08:00 am
At 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, the Village of Lewiston Recreation Department will host its annual nighttime wild turkey hunt for children in grades K through eight. Participants will hunt for candy, prizes and, of course, stuffed turkeys in the dark in Toohey Park (behind the Red Brick Municipal Building at North Fourth and Onondaga streets).
Despite efforts this week, new Frontier House principal Alan Hastings could be subject to fines
Thu, Nov 2nd 2017 04:00 pm
Despite efforts this week by the Hastings family to try and answer the Village of Lewiston's Frontier House inquiries, and to provide some renovation plans, Zoning Officer Ed DeVantier still intends to issue appearance tickets in Town of Lewiston Town Court.
Niagara County residents file multiparty suit to halt hazardous waste shipments
Wed, Nov 1st 2017 11:00 pm
Lewiston resident Amy Witryol announced her intentions Wednesday to file a lawsuit against the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, CWM Chemical Services LLC and its parent company, Waste Management Inc. She made the announcement at a press conference at the Hennepin Park Gazebo on Center Street.
Richard Hastings hands off Frontier House to son Alan; family pledges to start making improvements to historic building
Wed, Nov 1st 2017 10:55 pm
The Village of Lewiston Historic Preservation Commission gave Frontier House owner Richard Hastings until Nov. 1 to present a plan of action to fix the exterior of his 193-year-old building or be fined a minimum of $250 per day. On Wednesday, his business consultant, Stacey Sheehan, submitted a response to the municipality. She also announced Hastings turned the building over to his son, Alan, who operates The Silo Restaurant on Water Street.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital announces appointment of Pandey for primary care
Wed, Nov 1st 2017 02:25 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital has announced Abhilasha Pandey, M.D., has joined its primary care practice. Pandey is board-certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She was the senior resident and previously practiced at the Beaumont Medical Center in Dearborn, Michigan.
Village of Lewiston HPC ready to issue Frontier House fines
Sat, Oct 28th 2017 10:10 am
If the owner of the Frontier House doesn't provide a "schedule of performance" by Wednesday, Nov. 1, he could be fined hundreds of dollars - or more.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital Board of Associates hosts annual pancake breakfast
Sat, Oct 28th 2017 07:00 am
The board of associates of Mount St. Mary's Hospital is sponsoring its annual Tony Guthrie Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, at the Lewiston No. 1 firehall on North Sixth Street in the Village of Lewiston.
Town of Lewiston to act on 'modified' Rubino PUD at Nov. 13 meeting
Sat, Oct 28th 2017 07:00 am
Facing continued opposition by town residents, the Lewiston Town Board Monday opted to hold up its approval, yet again, on the concept plan for the Rubino brothers' 107-unit planned unit development on Upper Mountain Road near Bronson Drive.
Lewiston woman receives Zonta award
Tue, Oct 24th 2017 03:55 pm
Arien Bissell of Lewiston was named the recipient of the 2017 Zonta Club of Niagara Falls NY, Non-Traditional Student Award. She recently received her award certificate at the Zonta Club's annual educational awards dinner at the Sheraton at the Falls in Niagara Falls.
 

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