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Beginning of fall ... or beginning of summer?
Tue, Sep 19th 2017 10:45 am
Though Friday marks the official start of fall, Western New York residents can expect unseasonably warm temperatures for the rest of the month. The Weather Channel predicts high 70s and low 80s for the next seven days, followed by a mix of 70s and 60s the following week.
OFN seeks volunteers
Mon, Sep 18th 2017 05:25 pm
Old Fort Niagara in Youngstown is seeking individuals who would be interested in helping out with uniform production and repair on a volunteer basis. OFN would like these volunteers to commit, at minimum, to one day per month. These individuals would take direction from Suzannah Emerson, and need the following skills.
History Walk at Stella Niagara Preserve
Mon, Sep 18th 2017 05:25 pm
On Thursday, Sept. 21, the Western New York Land Conservancy will host a special history walk at the Stella Niagara Preserve in Lewiston. The hike will take place at 5:30 p.m. and will be led by Karen Noonan, a member of the Town of Porter Historical Society and the Youngstown Heritage Tours and Tourism Committee. Noonan is also the co-author of "From the Mouth of the Lower Niagara River: Stories of Four Historic Communities."
Cask & Cow debuts in Lewiston
Mon, Sep 18th 2017 11:30 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday to mark the official grand-opening of Cask & Cow at 840 Center St., Lewiston. Local business and elected leaders joined owners Jack Hornung and Joe Garfalo to christen the eatery.
Lewiston Harvest Festival and Craft Show expanding in 2017
Mon, Sep 18th 2017 07:00 am
The 34th annual Lewiston Harvest Festival and Craft Show will take place from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 23-24. This year, there's a big change to the festival: Center Street will be closed from Fourth to Seventh streets. Vendors will be set up in the street to ease congestion for attendees and allow more room throughout the festival, leaving areas in front of retail storefronts open for customers.
'After the Sun Fell': Feature film made in Lewiston to get special BIFF screening
Sat, Sep 16th 2017 10:00 am
"The Morning Sun" will rise once again in Western New York.
Lewiston Garden Club celebrates 90 years with country club soiree
Sat, Sep 16th 2017 09:00 am
The Lewiston Garden Club concluded celebrations for its 90th anniversary with a party Tuesday night at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.
Power Authority: New additions, crowd favorites at 2017 Wildlife Festival
Sat, Sep 16th 2017 07:00 am
Wildlife and science shows, a glimpse of Tuscarora culture and a variety of kid-friendly conservation activities will top the New York Power Authority's 32nd annual Wildlife Festival on Sept. 23-24 at the Niagara Power Vista visitor center in Lewiston.
Elia Jr., Greenes to be honored at Mount St. Mary Hospital Foundation's 18th annual Good Works Gala
Sat, Sep 16th 2017 07:00 am
Alan R. Elia, Jr. of Sevenson Environmental and Carol and Dr. John D. Greene of Lewiston will be honored at the Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation's 18th annual Good Works Gala, titled "Calling All Superheroes." The sold-out, creative-black-tie event will be held Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Niagara Falls Country Club, 505 Mountain View Drive, Lewiston.
Rivershore Foundation annual dinner to benefit people living with disabilities
Thu, Sep 14th 2017 07:30 pm
The Rivershore Foundation's eighth annual dinner will take place from 5:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at the Niagara Falls Country Club, 505 Mountain View Drive, Lewiston. The event includes a cocktail reception, hors d'oeuvres, dinner, awards ceremony, silent auction and basket raffle.
YBPA meets, talks music & arts fest
Thu, Sep 14th 2017 07:30 pm
The Youngstown Business and Professional Association's fall meeting took place Tuesday at the Youngstown Yacht Club (a member business).
Mount St. Mary's announces appointments
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 08:30 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital has announced the following appointments:
VIDEO: Mount St. Mary's Hospital receives $825,000 grant to expand Clearview
Tue, Sep 12th 2017 05:30 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital held a press conference Tuesday afternoon to announce it is the recipient of an $825,200 grant from the New York State Health Care Facility Transformation Program. Funding will support the expansion of the hospital's Clearview treatment services, a confidential, inpatient rehabilitation program dedicated to the holistic care of people whose lives have been affected by drugs and/or alcohol.
Town of Lewiston takes no action on Rubino brothers PUD concept plan
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 11:10 pm
Town of Lewiston Supervisor Steve Broderick wasted no time Monday in telling a standing-room-only crowd inside Town Hall the Town Council would not vote on John and Joe Rubino's planned unit/urban development concept for Upper Mountain Road. Instead, "I want to listen to what everybody has to say ... and take it in," he said prior to the work session.
HAL program focuses on mapping
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
The Historical Association of Lewiston's September program is titled "Mapping the Frontier - A Study of 18th Century Surveying and Mapping Techniques." The event will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah Fellowship Hall, 915 Oneida St.
Lewiston Council on the Arts thanks Elderwood at Wheatfield
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts' Tim Henderson recently presented Kristine Bailey of Elderwood at Wheatfield with an appreciation plaque for the sponsorship of Lewiston's popular "Blue Mondays" and "Blue Grass Mondays" concert series.
Great Lakes Real Estate donates to Lewiston Peace Garden
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
Great Lakes Real Estate recently donated a bench to the International Peace Garden located between Center Street and Ridge Road. GLRE contributed the piece of furniture upon learning there was a need during the Memorial Day parade preparations.
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.
 

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