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Frontier House team looks to award construction bids, finalize agreement with restaurant tenant
Fri, Feb 3rd 2023 11:00 am
Ellicott Development, the principal pillar in the Frontier House ownership team, is drawing closer to awarding construction bids to renovate Lewiston's most-famous building.
New lights installed at Center and Fifth
Fri, Feb 3rd 2023 09:50 am
Brand-new traffic lights and street signs have been installed at the intersection of Center and Fifth streets in the Village of Lewiston. This is part of the streetscape project that began in 2022, and was funded by the New York State Department of Transportation.
Artpark announces 'Tori Amos: Ocean to Ocean Tour'
Tue, Jan 31st 2023 12:10 pm
On Tuesday, trailblazing musician, author and activist Tori Amos announced she will bring her "Ocean to Ocean Tour" to the Artpark Mainstage Theater at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 8.
Barenaked Ladies, 'Last Summer on Earth' returning to Artpark Amphitheater July 11
Mon, Jan 30th 2023 01:45 pm
Barenaked Ladies are hitting the road again this summer. The "Last Summer On Earth 2023" with special guests Five for Fighting and Del Amitri visits the Artpark Amphitheater at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 11.
33rd annual 'Doctors with a Heart Day'
Mon, Jan 30th 2023 07:00 am
On Saturday, Feb. 11, from 9 a.m. to noon, Dr. Glenda R. Rose and Dr. Thomas G. Barba of Rose Chiropractic, P.C., in Lewiston, will sponsor the 33rd annual "Doctors with a Heart Day" for their patients. Nonperishable food items will be collected to benefit the Niagara Community Action Program (NiaCAP) food pantry, in exchange for chiropractic services.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital awarded Stroke Center Certification from The Joint Commission
Fri, Jan 27th 2023 02:10 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval and the American Stroke Association's Certificate of Distinction as a Primary Stroke Center. It is the only hospital in Niagara County that holds this advanced certification. The Joint Commission is one of the leading accrediting bodies, ensuring the highest standards of quality and patient safety are met for more than 22,000 health care organizations across the U.S.
Antique to Chic marks 10 years in Lewiston
Fri, Jan 27th 2023 11:10 am
Lewiston will celebrate 10 years of "old to new and everything in between," as Antique to Chic marks a decade in business at 536 Center St.
Community remembers Jerry Wolfgang
Fri, Jan 27th 2023 09:05 am
Long-time Lewiston resident Jerald I. Wolfgang, age 84, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2022, at his Lewiston home. He was a prominent face in education, economic development, political and community affairs in Niagara County over past decades.
Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center: Black History Month starts with 'We Are Here' speaker series
Mon, Jan 23rd 2023 01:35 pm
On Wednesday, Jan. 25, the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center is kicking off its "We Are Here" speaker series with presenter Josh Poole. Poole's topic is "The Global Underground Railroad: How Enslaved People Communicated Resistance and Sought Freedom Across the World."
Gather by Gallo, Hustler's Tavern: Lewiston restaurant sites reopen
Fri, Jan 20th 2023 11:45 am
Two Lewiston restaurant locations are back in business.
Greenway officials discuss trails, recreation in Niagara County
Fri, Jan 20th 2023 11:00 am
Members of the Niagara River Greenway Commission held a lengthy get-together Tuesday afternoon in the Town of Porter. The two-part session included a business meeting that saw discussions on a fitness court in planning for Porter on the Lake Town Park; discussions on Greenway projects such as the Gorge View Trail Systems; and a breakthrough Environmental Ambassador Project utilizing high school students, area colleges and businesses.
Niagara University cuts ribbon on renovated Kiernan Center
Fri, Jan 20th 2023 11:00 am
Niagara University celebrated the completion of an $11.5 million renovation project at its Kiernan Recreation Center on Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The project was funded through a $1 million grant from the New York State Higher Education Capital (HECap) matching program, as well as other private donations and university investments.
Village of Lewiston adopts new short-term rentals law
Wed, Jan 18th 2023 08:45 am
Owners of short-term rental properties in the Village of Lewiston's residential districts will now be subject to a code of conduct, as trustees voted Tuesday to add a new local law governing non-owner-occupied sites.
Castellani Art Museum announces spring public art programs
Mon, Jan 16th 2023 07:00 am
As the Castellani Art Museum (CAM) of Niagara University begins a busy new year filled with dynamic exhibitions, community programs for all ages, public tours, and thought-provoking discussions and lectures, among other initiatives, CAM Director Ellen Owens reflected on the museum's success in 2022.
Youngstown/Town of Porter Christmas Basket Program 'a win-win' for recipients, donors
Fri, Jan 13th 2023 11:00 am
Once again, the Youngstown/Town of Porter and Lewiston communities hit it out of the park by providing Christmas gifts of toys, clothing and food for 65 families, including 123 children, living in our community. The Christmas Basket Program was a win-win for the recipients and the donors. 
O'Hara named first full-time executive director of HART
Tue, Jan 10th 2023 04:05 pm
Christine S. O'Hara, MS, has been named as the first full-time executive director of HART Inc., the Home Assistance Referral Team.
Syros Restaurant considering interior changes to maximize space
Tue, Jan 10th 2023 08:55 am
Syros Restaurant patrons know the diner is spacious, with three eating areas and a private backroom. What they probably don't know is that the building, at 869 Cayuga St., also has large pockets of space in the kitchen and around the periphery.
PHOTOS: Site of Center Street fire demolished
Mon, Jan 9th 2023 01:05 pm
On Monday morning, a crew from Regional Environmental Demolition (R.E.D.) tore down 744, 746 and 748 Center St. - the sites of an early morning fire on Nov. 30 that shuttered The Vintage Barber, Soully Created and Sue's Frame of Mind. A second-floor dwelling was torn down, too.
Taquito Lindo to open at former Clarkson House
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 11:00 am
Lewiston will soon get its first taste of the Mexican street tacos that are the popular mainstay at Grand Island's Taquito Lindo.
Lewiston-Porter High School art students are looking for your photos
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 07:00 am
New this school year, the "Gallery Project" course allows students to design exhibitions and programming for Lew-Port's new Level Art Gallery. Students are currently preparing an exhibition about Artpark. Each student is researching a specific aspect of Artpark after learning about the park's history through reading, viewing an artist-created documentary, and participating in a guided tour of the park led by regional curator Albert Chao.
Youngstown Lions announce Christmas house lighting competition winners
Fri, Jan 6th 2023 07:00 am
The Youngstown Lions Club announced the winners of its annual Youngstown Christmas house lighting competition:
Mount St. Mary's Hospital welcomes UBMD Emergency Medicine, Buffalo-Niagara Hospitalists to staff its emergency department
Wed, Jan 4th 2023 08:35 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital (MSMH) welcomed the providers from UBMD Emergency Medicine to the emergency department on Jan. 1, along with the medical team from Buffalo-Niagara Hospitalists, who will manage inpatient care at the hospital. These two groups are also slated to facilitate both inpatient care and emergency care at the new Lockport Memorial Campus of Mount St. Mary's Hospital when it opens later in 2023.
Village of Lewiston to review short-term rental feedback, adopt policy on Jan. 17, then enact moratorium
Wed, Jan 4th 2023 08:20 am
A capacity crowd at Tuesday's Village of Lewiston work session provided more than a few items for trustees to consider, as the board works to create new regulations on short-term rentals.
Village of Lewiston to hear from public on B&B sites
Wed, Dec 28th 2022 10:30 am
With a growing number of bed and breakfast and Airbnb-type offerings in the Village of Lewiston, the Board of Trustees recently opted to create a committee to review these businesses. At the first work session of 2023, slated for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, residents are invited to share their opinions on the subject.
Holiday coloring contest winners announced
Fri, Dec 23rd 2022 11:10 am
DiMino Lewiston Tops sponsored the popular annual Lewiston and Niagara Frontier Publications/Sentinel 2022 Holiday Coloring Contest. Winners were announced Sunday, and artists in first-, second- and third-place, as well as honorable mention, were recognized with prizes courtesy of the supermarket. Age groups included 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12.
Lewiston Council on the Arts names Maria Fortuna Dean new executive director
Wed, Dec 21st 2022 01:25 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts on Wednesday announced the appointment of its new executive director, Maria Fortuna Dean.
Niagara University Student Nurses Association assists community with holiday drives
Tue, Dec 20th 2022 11:05 am
The holidays will be a little happier for those living on the margins of society, thanks to the students in Niagara University's Student Nurses Association. The group has been collecting canned goods, blankets, toiletries and personal hygiene products that it will donate to Community Missions of Niagara Frontier Inc. at the end of the semester.
Anthony DiMino honored by Tuscaroras
Mon, Dec 19th 2022 12:15 pm
During the commemoration ceremony Monday for the 209th anniversary of the Tuscarora heroes' brave actions in saving the lives of Lewiston residents, Anthony DiMino (left), of DiMino's Lewiston Tops, was honored by the Tuscarora Nation for his support of the monument's maintenance and upkeep.
NYPA's Power Vista visitors center temporarily closed for improvements
Tue, Dec 13th 2022 01:45 pm
The New York Power Authority on Tuesday announced the Power Vista visitors center in Lewiston will close temporarily for renovations effective Monday, Dec. 19. NYPA is installing new fire safety equipment in the more-than-60-year-old building.
Center Street blaze: Business owners still in shock after last week's fire
Fri, Dec 9th 2022 11:05 am
An early morning fire on Nov. 30 ravaged 744, 746 and 748 Center St., the site of The Vintage Barber, Soully Created and Sue's Frame of Mind. In battling the blaze, first responders from Lewiston Fire Co. No. 1 and members from a half-dozen supporting companies had to break glass, pull off siding, cut into the roof and pump in copious amounts of water.
DOT to keep Center Street speed limit at 30 mph
Fri, Dec 9th 2022 11:00 am
The New York State Department of Transportation has denied the Village of Lewiston's request to lower the speed limit on Center Street from 30 mph to 25 mph.
Village of Lewiston trustees seek uniformity with 'sandwich boards'
Tue, Dec 6th 2022 12:20 pm
For several weeks, Village of Lewiston trustees have been debating what to do with "sandwich boards" promoting Lewiston businesses. They relaxed municipal laws pertaining to A-frame posts at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, and have continued to permit the markers - particularly noting the need to direct people to slightly off-Center Street retailers Sgt. Peppers Hot Sauces and Brewed and Bottled Craft Beer Shop.
Mayor thanks those who fought Center Street fire
Tue, Dec 6th 2022 09:30 am
Prior to Monday's Village of Lewiston work session, Mayor Anne Welch provided her thoughts on the fire that shuttered three Center Street businesses last Wednesday.
Lewiston Christmas Lights Parade in photos
Mon, Dec 5th 2022 07:05 am
Despite bitter cold temperatures, myriad residents and visitors lined Center Street Sunday evening to watch the second annual Lewiston Christmas Lights Parade. The roughly 60-minute event featured colorful floats, dancers, first responders and local leaders doing their part to make the season, well, brighter.
Youngstown's 'Christmas in the Village' includes visits with Santa, crafts, gifts & more
Mon, Dec 5th 2022 07:00 am
"Christmas in the Village" returns Saturday, Dec. 10, to Youngstown, with plenty of holiday merry-making activities in store. It runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Youngstown Red Brick School Village Center, 240 Lockport St., and throughout the village. The Village of Youngstown presents the event with assistance from the Youngstown Business and Professional Association and local merchants.
Santa overcomes weather to arrive in Lewiston
Sat, Dec 3rd 2022 12:30 pm
Despite high winds and wet, rainy conditions, Santa Claus did arrive safely in Lewiston on Saturday, to continue participating in Christmas Walk weekend events. Jolly Old St. Nicholas was scheduled to appear from inside his float in the International Peace Garden but, as the weather wasn't cooperative, opted to greet children and families from inside Deal Realty (451 Center St.)
Photos: Christmas tree-lighting in Lewiston
Fri, Dec 2nd 2022 09:30 pm
Village Recreation Department Director Brendan McDermott served as emcee Friday night at the tree-lighting ceremony ringing in Lewiston Christmas Walk weekend.
Construction continues at Lewiston WellNow location
Fri, Dec 2nd 2022 10:00 am
While waiting for a Small Business Saturday swag bag from the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce last weekend, people struck up conversations regarding the construction taking place across the street.
Local Rotary clubs send relief supplies to Ukraine
Thu, Dec 1st 2022 09:15 am
The Rotary Club of Lewiston, NY and Niagara-on-the-Lake, in combination with local Rotary District 7090 - which includes over 70 Rotary clubs in Southern Ontario and Western New York - announced a $25,000 grant to aid the citizens of Ukraine.
First responders battle Center Street fire in Village of Lewiston
Wed, Nov 30th 2022 08:15 am
Before 7 a.m. Wednesday, fire broke out in the two-story complex at 744 and 748 Center St., in the Village of Lewiston. Crews arrived on scene to find flames on both levels.
 

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