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Golf outing fundraiser to celebrate life of 'J-Mill'
Mon, Jul 18th 2011 02:35 pm
Caring, loving, passionate, intelligent, tenderhearted, kind. These are just a few of the many adjectives that can be used to describe the incredible person that Jonathan Miller was, according to his parents, friends and co-workers.
Ransomville Speedway: Williamson picks up first-ever Mighty Taco Modified win
Mon, Jul 18th 2011 02:35 pm
It was a picture perfect night for racing last Friday at Ransomville Speedway. A total of 85 cars filled the pit area set for competition on Destino's Pizza & Pasta, Niagara Frontier Publications, and A-Verdi Storage Container night. The evening also played tribute to the late Harold Rinehart with the annual Poster Contest and Kids Ride event. Another great fan base filled the grandstands enjoying plenty of side-by-side racing action.
Lewiston dancers shine at 'SummerDanse'
Mon, Jul 18th 2011 02:30 pm
Students from the Lewiston Dance Center took part in the recent "SummerDanse" competition held at Niagara County Community College. The Dancer Center's Rachel Novelli reports "SummerDanse" was a "first-time" event for most of the students who participated.
Paddles Up Niagara returns to Beaver Island
Fri, Jul 15th 2011 05:35 pm
The Niagara River Greenway Commission is hosting its sixth annual Paddles Up Niagara event on Saturday, July 30, starting at 7 a.m. at Beaver Island State Park. The park will host the festivities in conjunction with the Town of Grand Island, Anchor Marine and WeKanu Paddling Instruction & Instructor Certification.
Krav maga taught in Wheatfield
Thu, Jul 14th 2011 01:15 pm
Karate students compete in Vegas
Thu, Jul 14th 2011 12:50 pm
Wheatfield team dazzles in tourney
Thu, Jul 14th 2011 12:50 pm
Two great bass contests upcoming
Sat, Jul 9th 2011 07:00 am
The fourth annual Big Bass Classic IV, sponsored by Outdoors Niagara and A-1 Bait Supply, will be held on Saturday, July 16, from sun-up to 2 p.m. Boundaries are the lower Niagara River/Lake Ontario and tributaries. The $25 entry includes a $5 in the cash bash (the Lunker Award), which pays 100 percent of all money collected in the bash. Weigh-in, picnic and awards take place at the Lewiston Landing pavilion. Scales will be open from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. A total combined weight of two fish per person is allowed.
Miss Bev's Dance Studio to celebrate National Dance Day
Fri, Jul 8th 2011 05:45 pm
Miss Bev's Dance Studio will sponsor its second annual National Dance Day celebration on Saturday, July 30.
Ransomville Speedway: Danny Johnson takes 'Battle at the Border'
Thu, Jul 7th 2011 12:45 pm
The Ransomville Speedway management welcomed in the month of July in successful fashion, as a packed house enjoyed plenty of hot racing action with 90 entries in the pit area last Friday night. At stake? Five large Gs as the second annual "Battle at the Border" took center stage. The second highest car count of the season provided plenty of racing action throughout the four divisions of Modifieds, Sportsman, Streetstocks and 4 Bangers.
Basketball camp planned at NCCC
Thu, Jul 7th 2011 12:45 pm
A boy's basketball camp will be held at Niagara County Community College on July 18 through July 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Bass season open, in full swing
Sat, Jul 2nd 2011 07:00 am
Those of us who live in the area of the Niagara River and Lake Ontario are lucky people. We have some of the most fabulous bass fishing right here in our own backyard - minutes from launch ramps and minutes from shore fishing opportunities from June through September.
NF sports old timers have new name
Fri, Jul 1st 2011 05:10 pm
The Niagara Falls Old Timers Sports Hall of Fame has changed its name to The Niagara Falls Sports Hall of Fame. The organization, formed in 1968, has inducted 250 members and is working on creating a new image. Coinciding with its new name is a new logo.
Boating safety covered
Fri, Jul 1st 2011 03:25 pm
The Niagara Sail and Power Squadron is offering a public safe boating course on Saturday July 9, in the Community Room at Elks Lodge 346 (next to the Fashion Outlet Mall), 1805 Factory Outlet Blvd., Niagara Falls.
St. Peter's celebrates night at ballpark
Fri, Jul 1st 2011 03:05 pm
St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church and School of Sanborn celebrated "St. Peter's Night at the Ballpark" in conjunction with the Niagara Power baseball organization on June 11. The Niagara Power took on the Alleghany County Nitros at Sal Maglie Stadium in Niagara Falls in front of a crowd of 370 people.
Broadway alumna and Buffalo stage alumna light up Leary Theatre in 'The World Goes 'Round'
Tue, Jun 28th 2011 02:40 pm
Broadway alumna Carmen Ruby Floyd, Class of 2000, and eight of her NU theater peers will electrify Niagara University's Leary Theatre stage this summer with an exciting, all-alumni production of the musical revue by John Kander and Fred Ebb, "The World Goes 'Round" from July 21-31.
Wheatfield Nitro 12U wins
Thu, Jun 23rd 2011 01:45 pm
Wheatfield 14U team second with Lady Luck
Thu, Jun 23rd 2011 01:40 pm
Church to host baseball game
Thu, Jun 16th 2011 03:20 pm
Niagara Frontier Bible Church is hosting a baseball game at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, at Sal Maglie Stadium in Niagara Falls.
NCCC Alumni Association 5K Run Results
Thu, Jun 16th 2011 12:30 pm
Mount St. Mary's sports medicine offers sports training for high school athletes
Mon, Jun 13th 2011 04:05 pm
The Sports Medicine Department of Mount St. Mary's Hospital will offer a series of basic conditioning programs for high school age students starting July 6. Led by certified athletic trainers Jason Hopkins, ATC, and Brian Healy, ATC, the program will focus on endurance, speed, agility and injury prevention to assist athletes in grades 9-12 prepare for the fall 2011 season. The programs will be held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Ransomville Speedway: Huge crowd on hand for double features at Big R
Sat, Jun 11th 2011 01:20 am
Mother Nature finally shined on the Big R on Friday night, June 3, after providing nothing but sunshine all day. The end result was a huge crowd on hand to witness double features for the Mighty Taco Modifieds and Gippsters Collision 4 Bangers along with a full card of Original Pizza Logs Sportsman and Ki-Po Chevrolet Streetstocks.
WOTM Charity Golf Outing at Hickory Stick
Sat, Jun 11th 2011 01:15 am
Women of the Moose Chapter 1940 of Lower Niagara Moose Lodge 584 announce its first ever Charity Golf Outing will take place Saturday, June 11, at the Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course, 4560 Creek Road in Lewiston.
St. Peter's sponsors Niagara Power
Thu, Jun 9th 2011 02:50 pm
For the second consecutive year, St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church and School of Sanborn, 6168 Walmore Road, is an official 2011 sponsor of Niagara Power collegiate baseball.
Gleason's team competes in Stumpf's
Thu, Jun 9th 2011 02:45 pm
Gleason's Gymnastics' Niagara Frontier level five team recently participated in the Stumpf's Anniversary Meet in Williamsville.
John Presti, Chuck Norris team up again
Mon, Jun 6th 2011 09:35 pm
Master John Presti, owner of the Presti Karate Centers, and his longtime friend and teacher Grand Master Chuck Norris will once again team up for a martial arts event in Las Vegas this July.
DEC announces free fishing clinics
Mon, Jun 6th 2011 09:35 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announces that several free fishing clinics will be held in Western New York throughout June. These family-friendly events will offer free instruction on basic fish identification, aquatic ecology, fishing equipment and techniques to anglers of all ages.
Xtreme Wheels holds summer skate Camp
Mon, Jun 6th 2011 09:35 pm
WNY's only indoor action sports complex is now conducting a summer camp at its 30,000 square-foot arena in Buffalo, filled with ramps and rails for inline skating, skateboarding, BMX bikes and scooters.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital 9th annual 'River Run' set for June 18
Tue, May 31st 2011 11:25 am
Lace up your sneakers and get ready to participate in the ninth annual "River Run" to benefit Mount St. Mary's Hospital Center for Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Services on Saturday, June 18.
American Legion to host bicycle safety rally
Mon, May 30th 2011 07:00 am
With the arrival of warm spring weather, children will be returning to the sidewalks, streets and bike paths on their bicycles.
Learn self-defense at Krav Maga seminar
Mon, May 30th 2011 06:55 am
YI-DAN CHA GI Martial Arts Center, 3305 Niagara Falls Blvd., Wheatfield, will hold a special event on Saturday, June 11, hosting the president of the U.S. Martial Arts Hall of Fame, professor Marty Cale.
Steel workers help fight breast cancer
Sat, May 28th 2011 06:55 am
United Steel Workers Local 135 in Tonawanda will hold its first "Grip It & Rip It" golf tournament on May 31 at Rothland's Golf Course in Akron.
Area observes Safe Boating Week
Sat, May 21st 2011 08:30 am
The U.S. Coast Guard Accident Statistics has identified New York state with one of the highest number of accidents and fatalities in 2009. Although National Safe Boating Week, held on Memorial Day weekend, is the traditional start of the recreational boating season, spring-breakers and eager boaters often take to the water early. The U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Division, 3-9 Eastern Region, which serves the Western New York area, encourages all boaters to always wear a life jacket each and every time they are on the water.
NU grad Kellick returns to town
Fri, May 20th 2011 11:00 am
USA Taekwondo, the national governing body for the sport of taekwondo in the U.S., in conjunction with the Buffalo Sports Commission, will hold a national qualifier and national poomsae team trials at the Buffalo-Niagara Convention Center in Buffalo on May 20-22.
Walker to speak at May 23 program
Mon, May 16th 2011 02:45 pm
Former Lewiston-Porter coach and athletic director Jimmy Walker will speak on "33 Years of Lew-Port Sports" at this month's Historical Association of Lewiston program. The event will be held at the Barton Hill Hotel & Spa, 100 Center St., in Lewiston, at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 23. It is free and open to the public.
Spring Fling race winners
Mon, May 9th 2011 04:05 pm
The Village of Lewiston Recreation Department has announced the winners of 16th annual Lewiston Kiwanis and Lewiston Service Guild Spring Fling 1-Mile Race for Kids, held on Sunday, May 1.
Lewiston boating safety check next Sunday
Mon, May 9th 2011 04:05 pm
USCG Auxiliary 3-1 informs it will conduct a free vessel safety check at the Lewiston boat launch on Sunday, May 15, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Matthews and Vitello named winners of 46th annual Hewitt Awards
Mon, May 9th 2011 04:00 pm
Hannah Matthews of Lewiston-Porter High School and Stephen Vitello of Grand Island High School were named as the female and male awards recipients at the 46th annual Thomas E. Hewitt Sports Awards, sponsored by the board of associates of Mount St. Mary's Hospital. The dinner, attended by more than 250, was held Sunday, May 1, at Niagara County Community College.
Big R postpones opener
Fri, May 6th 2011 04:00 pm
Ransomville Speedway announced yesterday that due to unfavorable track conditions it elected to postpone the 2011 season opener scheduled for last evening until Friday, May 13.

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