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Jamie Hagerty named Peach Queen, capping 60th annual Niagara County Peach Festival
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 07:15 am
The 60th annual Niagara County Peach Festival took place this past weekend at Academy Park. Sponsored by the Lewiston Kiwanis Club, the four-day event is a major fundraiser used to raise monies for local educational and community endeavors.
Peach Festival marks 60 years
Sun, Sep 10th 2017 12:30 pm
The 60th annual Niagara County Peach Festival is taking place this weekend at Academy Park. Sponsored by the Lewiston Kiwanis Club, the four-day event is a major fundraiser used to raise monies for local educational and community endeavors.
Clause awarded Lewiston Lion Scholarship
Sun, Sep 10th 2017 12:00 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions Club has announced A'ngelee Clause was awarded a $500 scholarship.
Welcome to Lewiston, Lash & Brow Boutique
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 11:00 am
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was recently held for The Lash & Brow Boutique, located at 440 Ridge St. (sharing space where Janice's Salon is located). Gina Streck, a licensed cosmetologist and master microblading technician, owns the business. The event was a celebration to mark one year in business.
Roaming Table tastefully pairs Lewiston's history, food
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 10:00 am
The Roaming Table, Lewiston's food tasting and historical walking tour, is a veritable smorgasbord of culinary delights, complete with a recounting of olden days and anecdotal tales from the village's storied past. Guests relish the unique opportunity to learn about the heroes and villains of yesteryear, the inspiration for two monuments, and the incredible efforts to free slaves.
World travelers to get 'Mighty' along Niagara River
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 07:00 am
The Mighty Niagara Half Marathon, presented by Cornerstone Community Federal Credit Union, attracts runners from around the world. Participants have traveled from England, Ireland, Mexico, Germany, Austria, Egypt and Ethiopia to "run with the river" in this one-of-a-kind and highly anticipated race. Held annually in conjunction with the Hospice Dash 5K, the event will take place this year on Saturday, Sept. 16.
Youngstown: Everybody loves a parade!
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 07:00 am
Great weather greeted the crowds who came out for the annual Labor Day Parade in Youngstown on Monday, Sept. 4, where more than 50 units were featured on the village's Main Street route.
GNBC hosts 'Nutcracker' auditions
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 07:00 am
"The Nutcracker," the Greater Niagara Ballet Company's annual family-friendly holiday show, returns the weekend of Dec. 8-9 to the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center. The Beverley Feder-directed show features local dancers, guest artists and character performers.
Book study on love & respect at United Baptist Christian Church
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 08:35 pm
United Baptist Christian Church of Lewiston will host an eight-week book study on the book, "Love and Respect" by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs. The group will meet at the home of Pastor Vince and his wife, Priscilla, at 837 College Terrace, Niagara Falls. Members will gather at 7 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Sept. 12.
New Niagara Falls junior hockey team ready to start fresh
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 08:10 pm
Hyde Park ice rink will be housing a new team this season, as the Niagara Powerhawks of the NA3HL are set to start a clean slate.
Niagara Falls National Heritage Area to sponsor student field trips to Old Fort Niagara's 'Fridays on the Frontier' in October
Thu, Sep 7th 2017 05:05 pm
The Niagara Falls National Heritage Area has announced its sponsorship of field trips for school districts to Old Fort Niagara's "Fridays on the Frontier" program for the third year in a row. "Fridays on the Frontier" are interactive hands-on education programs for fourth- and seventh-graders that immerse students in the experiences of people who lived in the Niagara Region during the American Revolution. The programs will take place every Friday during the month of October.
Lewiston Kiwanis to celebrate 60 years of Niagara County Peach Festival
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 11:50 am
Each year, the Niagara County (aka Lewiston Kiwanis) Peach Festival seems to get better and better. Marking its 60th year in 2017, Lewiston's favorite festival officially opens at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at Academy Park on Center Street in the village.
Buddy Walk returns to Lewiston
Mon, Sep 4th 2017 07:00 am
On behalf of the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS), the leading human rights organization for all individuals with Down syndrome, and The Family & Friends Down Syndrome Association of Niagara Inc., a local affiliate organization of NDSS, you are invited to join us at the 21st annual Buddy Walk of Buffalo-Niagara on Saturday, Sept. 9.
VIDEO, PHOTOS: William Close and the Earth Harp Collective at Artpark
Sun, Sep 3rd 2017 11:00 am
On Saturday, Artpark became the latest venue to fall under William Close's spell as the world-renowned installation artist performed with his Earth Harp Collective on the newly extended Earth Harp, featuring more than two-dozen 1,000-foot-plus strings that sailed and wailed above the Lewiston audience.
VIDEO, PHOTOS: Artpark hosts US premiere of 'Big Bang' by Plasticiens Volants
Sun, Sep 3rd 2017 08:00 am
"Big Bang," by Plasticiens Volants, made its U.S. debut on Saturday, Sept. 2, at Artpark in Lewiston. The dazzling, one-night-only aerial exhibition combined large-scale pieces of floating art in the skies with performance artists on the ground - all to the beat of the touring company's original soundtrack.
Lewiston's growing pains: Town hears development concerns
Sat, Sep 2nd 2017 07:00 am
Monday's Lewiston Town Board session saw limited action, with a number of agenda items either discussed briefly and not acted upon, or tabled and deferred as being incomplete with action anticipated for next month.
Marble Orchard comes to life (sort of) in Lewiston
Fri, Sep 1st 2017 05:10 pm
Whether you're just out to have some fun or to learn something of the paranormal, Lewiston's Marble Orchard Ghost Walks showcase Lewiston's rough and tumble frontier past, as well as its gloriously creepy present. Lurking behind Lewiston's serene fa├žade lies a shadowy past filled with nightmarish spirits, ominous events and haunted buildings.
Wilson's Sunset Bar & Grill to host annual 'Super Jam'
Thu, Aug 31st 2017 06:55 pm
The sixth annual "Super Jam," a confab of more than a dozen top musicians, will take place this weekend at the Sunset Bar & Grill in Wilson. The music kicks off with a preview from 7-11 p.m. Saturday featuring the Jack Thurman Band.
PHOTOS: Nerds Gone Wild, John Kay & Steppenwolf at Artpark
Wed, Aug 30th 2017 11:55 pm
Artpark & Company billed the final "Tuesdays in the Park" concert of 2017 as a '70s-meets-'80s night of music. The event featured Nerds Gone Wild and John Kay & Steppenwolf.
Lewiston's Mildred Cummings, 98 years young, has Jet Boat adventure
Wed, Aug 30th 2017 10:40 pm
Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours recently surpassed a personal record of oldest passenger ever on-board one of its boats, with a visit from Lewiston local Mildred Cummings.
Artpark to end season with a 'Big Bang'
Mon, Aug 28th 2017 11:05 am
France's Plasticiens Volants will bring its "Big Bang" production to Lewiston on Saturday, Sept. 2. The show includes giant inflatable planets, comets and animals in a tale as old as time.
PHOTOS, VIDEOS: Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston
Sun, Aug 27th 2017 12:00 am
The 16th annual celebration of jazz in the Village of Lewiston - now known as the Northwest Jazz Festival, Lewiston, NY presented by Northwest Bank - kicked off Friday with lines of people piled up and down Center Street. Music rang out across a half-dozen stages, and crowds flocked to a plethora of local food vendors.
Celebrate Labor Day in Youngstown
Sat, Aug 26th 2017 07:00 am
In the lower River Region, Youngstown will be the place to be come Monday, Sept. 4, as the Village of Youngstown, along with the Porter Youngstown Ransomville Business Association, local residents and businesses, is set to stage a decades-old community favorite: Youngstown's Labor Day Parade.
Fighting Parkinson's in Youngstown: Annual chili cook-off benefit at First Presbyterian Church
Sat, Aug 26th 2017 07:00 am
Youngstown First Presbyterian Church will be the site Sunday, Aug. 27, for the second annual Chili Cook-off and Basket Auction in support of the Parkinson's Foundation Moving Day.
Summer of '69 All-Star Band headlining fundraiser for Lew-Port students
Fri, Aug 25th 2017 04:30 pm
The famous Summer of '69 All-Star Band will hit the Lewiston Stone House stage Saturday, Sept. 9, to raise funds for the Lewiston-Porter High School music scholarship program. The event begins at 6 p.m. at 755 Center St.
Center Street to be partially closed off for Jazz Festival
Thu, Aug 24th 2017 05:55 pm
Street closing dates and times for The Northwest Jazz Festival, Lewiston, NY:
PHOTOS: Jethro Tull by Ian Anderson
Wed, Aug 23rd 2017 09:40 pm
If you like prog-rock, then you had a good time Tuesday at Artpark.
Greg's Pools & Lewiston Redemption host customer appreciation day
Wed, Aug 23rd 2017 06:55 pm
Greg Robertson of Greg's Pools and Bill Schiavitti of Lewiston Redemption are teaming up to present customer appreciation day from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2. Free Sahlen's hot dogs and water will be served.
United Way of Greater Niagara announces 2017 campaign goal
Wed, Aug 23rd 2017 06:55 pm
United Way of Greater Niagara President and CEO Connie Brown announced the organization's annual goal on Wednesday. The United Way of Greater Niagara hopes to raise $1,150,000 this year, which represents a 5 percent increase of what UWGN raised last year.
Countdown to Peach Festival begins
Wed, Aug 23rd 2017 05:55 pm
The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston held a press conference on Wednesday to officially kickoff preparations for the 60th Niagara County Peach Festival. The popular end-of-summer event will be held Sept. 7-10 at Academy Park on Center Street.
Meet your 2017 Peach Queen contestants
Mon, Aug 21st 2017 01:55 pm
The next Peach Queen will be crowned on Sunday, Sept. 10, on the final night of the 2017 Niagara County Peach Festival.
Lewiston Jazz Festival: Top musical acts, 150 performers, Militello Mass take center stage
Mon, Aug 21st 2017 10:05 am
The 16th annual Jazz Festival is set for Friday and Saturday, Aug. 25-26. Now known as the Northwest Jazz Festival, Lewiston, NY, and presented by Northwest Bank, the event is a jazz music lover's delight: a free, two-day event with more than 150 musicians lined up and down Center Street, with performances on a half-dozen stages.
In Porter, Collins offers IJC update
Sat, Aug 19th 2017 03:50 pm
U.S. Congressman Chris Collins, shown here with Town of Porter Councilman Duffy Johnston, was the guest speaker at the Porter lake homeowners meeting.
Town of Lewiston moves ahead on water line project
Sat, Aug 19th 2017 07:00 am
Following months of planning and discussion, the Town of Lewiston moved on establishing a single town water district at its Monday meeting. It also set the stage for a $10.2 million water line improvement covering numerous areas of Lewiston.
Plaza update provided to Planning Board
Fri, Aug 18th 2017 05:05 pm
As forecast in last week's Sentinel, Ellicott Development CEO William Paladino (right) presented plaza changes to the Village of Lewiston Planning Commission on Monday. Citing requests from potential tenants, he proposed minor window and door changes for building No. 1.
New school resource officer named at N-W
Fri, Aug 18th 2017 05:00 pm
The Town of Lewiston announced Monday that it has reached a new four-year agreement with the Niagara-Wheatfield School District for a school resource officer to be staffed by the Lewiston Police Department.
Famous Muscarella's Cannoli to debut at Jazz Festival
Thu, Aug 17th 2017 03:25 pm
More than 100 years ago - 1905, to be exact - Vincenzo Muscarella and his wife, Concettina, opened Muscarella's Pastry Shop on Busti Avenue in Buffalo. For the next seven decades (including a move to Niagara Street), the Muscarella family would earn a reputation for high-end desserts.
PHOTOS: Lynyrd Skynyrd at Artpark
Thu, Aug 17th 2017 09:00 am
Southern rock royalty took the stage this week at Artpark, as Lynyrd Skynyrd headlined "Tuesdays in the Park." The band cranked out a slew of hits over its 90-minute set.
 

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