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'Save Labor Day for Youngstown!'
Sat, Aug 18th 2018 07:00 am
Come Monday, Sept. 3, a Niagara County favorite - the annual Youngstown Labor Day Parade - returns to the village and all are invited. Presented by the Village of Youngstown and the parade committee, Mayor Raleigh Reynolds extends the invitation to residents from throughout the River Region to "join in the celebration."
Peach Festival: Win up to $500 in 'Taste Off'
Mon, Aug 13th 2018 01:50 pm
The Niagara County Peach Festival recipe contest will be held at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, on the stage at Academy Park in the Village of Lewiston. The 2018 event is sponsored by the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, Niagara Gazette and Niagara Frontier Publications.
Welcome to River Region, Niagara Outfitters
Mon, Aug 13th 2018 12:05 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday for Niagara Outfitters. As the outdoors company has no brick and mortar location, the event took place at the foot of Water Street in Lewiston.
Lewiston Art Festival winners announced
Mon, Aug 13th 2018 08:30 am
The 52nd annual Lewiston Art Festival took place over the weekend, with more than 175 top artists along Center Street, and future exhibitors on display via the high school KeyBank Chalk Walk competition and College Alley.
Colonial rebels, British loyalists to clash at 'Soldiers of the Revolution'
Wed, Aug 8th 2018 09:50 pm
Old Fort Niagara's busy season of re-enactments continues with "Soldiers of the Revolution," Aug. 18-19, when the fort's staff and volunteers will work with visiting re-enacting units to share history from the American Revolution on the Niagara Frontier. During this event, visitors will gain an understanding of early America through the perspectives of the colonial rebels versus those who remained loyal to the British crown, called loyalists.
Artpark: Community, pros pair on 'The Odyssey'
Mon, Aug 6th 2018 01:00 pm
Artpark's production of "The Odyssey" lived up to billing on Sunday, as the Mainstage Theater show delivered on what the visual and performing arts company promised: Broadway professionals telling the tale of Odysseus and Penelope; grand props, including a spinning stage and a giant monster; members of the community joining together to serve as the people of Ithaca; and even a couple of Easter eggs, in the form of cameos from local celebrities and groups.
Lewiston Artisan Market growing
Sat, Aug 4th 2018 07:00 am
Jamie Symmonds' Lewiston Artisan Market has grown since its June debut in Academy Park.
Melissa Morinello offering yoga classes for children
Sat, Aug 4th 2018 07:00 am
To say Melissa Morinello is trying her hand at something new is an understatement.
Peach Queen fundraiser a success
Thu, Aug 2nd 2018 12:30 pm
Tuesday night, the 2017-18 Niagara County Peach Queen Jamie Hagerty held a Paint Night fundraiser to raise money for Hillside Family of Agencies.
Silo Restaurant to discontinue 2% fee
Thu, Aug 2nd 2018 10:30 am
A surcharge that drew the ire of some Village of Lewiston residents has been permanently removed. Late Wednesday afternoon, The Silo Restaurant proprietor Alan Hastings said his business will stop charging customers a 2 percent fee that was initiated when the 2018 season began in May.
Village of Lewiston: Frontier House scans to give detailed blueprint of building
Sat, Jul 28th 2018 07:00 am
Niagara Boundary and Mapping Services President Kenneth Lee Slaugenhoupt spent part of the past week laser-scanning the Frontier House. Working inside and outside the building, he used a FARO Laser Scanner, which, he said, is capable of collecting 488,000 measurements per minute with a tolerance of ±3mm (or 1/8 inch).
DiMino Tops sponsors Lewiston Art Festival
Thu, Jul 26th 2018 04:15 pm
Anthony DiMino of DiMino Lewiston Tops, a longtime supporter of the Lewiston Council on the Arts, recently made a generous contribution toward the Lewiston Art Festival, which the LCA presents.
Walsh wins 60th Porter Cup
Mon, Jul 23rd 2018 11:45 am
On Saturday, Thomas Walsh, an Atlantic Coast Conference champion from the University of Virginia, won the 60th annual Porter Cup at Niagara Falls Country Club.
Youngstown kicks off Can Am Challenge weekend with Street Dance
Sat, Jul 21st 2018 07:00 am
The fun of summer continues in the River Region with the Youngstown Yacht Club Can Am Challenge, taking place Thursday, July 26, to Sunday, July 29, on village streets, the Lake Ontario waters and on the grounds of the YYC.
Youngstown Fire Co.: Golf tournament set for Aug. 13
Sat, Jul 21st 2018 07:00 am
The Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co. invites residents to enjoy a day on the links in Youngstown at its annual golf tournament, Monday, Aug. 13, at the Niagara Frontier Golf Club.
Welcome to Lewiston, Monica
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 10:40 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening with Monica Mehta and her husband, George, at the new retail location of Monica - Jewelry Design.
Town of Porter Summerfest to feature food & craft vendors, games, entertainment
Sat, Jul 14th 2018 07:00 am
Come next Saturday, stop by Porter on the Lake for a day of family fun as the Town of Porter presents the 2018 edition of Summerfest at the town park located on the shores of Lake Ontario.
Welcome to Lewiston, John Lang Designs
Fri, Jul 13th 2018 08:00 pm
John Lang Designs celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the art studio on Friday, July 6, with friends, family, business owners, Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce board of directors and elected leaders. Mayor Anne Welch welcomed Lang and his family and staff member Allison to the Village of Lewiston in one of her first official duties in office.
Anne Welch sworn into office as mayor of Lewiston
Mon, Jul 2nd 2018 08:40 pm
The Village of Lewiston has a new mayor, as Anne Welch was sworn into office on Monday. Her four-year term began with applause, as family, friends and supporters crammed into the Morgan Lewis Village Boardroom to watch the former clerk/treasurer take the oath of office.
Frontier House charges dropped without prejudice
Fri, Jun 29th 2018 06:10 pm
Town of Lewiston Justice Hon. Thomas Sheeran on Wednesday dismissed the Village of Lewiston's charges against Hastings Lewiston without prejudice. What this means is that, if the municipality moves forward with purchasing the Frontier House, the alleged building code violations become the village's responsibility. If the purchase doesn't happen, charges can be refiled against Hastings Lewiston.
'Summer of '69' returns to Lewiston
Wed, Jun 27th 2018 09:00 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts brings back Lewiston's own 1960s rock musicians and friends for the 14th annual "Summer of '69."
New 'Circle of Honor' memorial design unveiled
Tue, Jun 26th 2018 07:00 am
Just before the Fourth of July holiday, the Lewiston Veterans of Foreign Wars has announced it will embark on a major project that will transform the current Veterans Memorial at Academy Park into a "Circle of Honor" that will pay tribute to Lewiston veterans who have served this country.
Village of Lewiston begins process of finding suitor for Frontier House
Sat, Jun 23rd 2018 07:05 am
On Friday, the Village of Lewiston emailed Frontier House information to prospective buyers.
Collesano calls it a career
Sat, Jun 23rd 2018 07:00 am
Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano, far left, presided over his final Board of Trustees meeting on Monday.
Lewiston GardenFest in bloom
Sat, Jun 23rd 2018 06:55 am
The Lewiston GardenFest was well attended on a bright, sunny weekend. Plants of all sorts were on display, and the information to grow them came from numerous vendors. The event also offered garden supplies, seminars, crafts and food on Center Street.
Silo celebrates 20 years
Wed, Jun 20th 2018 07:15 pm
Local elected leaders, businesspeople, current and former employees, friends and family members came out to The Silo Restaurant on Wednesday to celebrate the eatery's 20th anniversary on the Lewiston waterfront.
Village of Lewiston: Anne Welch elected mayor - by 4 votes
Tue, Jun 19th 2018 09:55 pm
Former Village of Lewiston Clerk/Treasurer Anne Welch was elected mayor on Tuesday, defeating Deputy Mayor Bruce Sutherland by four votes (359-355).
Village of Lewiston agrees to buy Frontier House; trustees have 3 key opt-outs
Mon, Jun 18th 2018 11:25 pm
Lewiston residents on Monday spoke passionately for and against the village's potential purchase of the historic Frontier House. In the end, trustees unanimously agreed to enter into a contract to buy the building from Hastings Lewiston.
Welcome to Youngstown ... Everything Youngstown
Mon, Jun 18th 2018 04:55 pm
Everything Youngstown held a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week with the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce, elected leaders, local businesses and friends and family. The retail store located at 435 Main St., in the Village of Youngstown. It is owned and operated by Sue McNaughton. The store offers Youngstown-inspired apparel and gifts.
New bathhouse facility at Fort Niagara State Park now open
Sat, Jun 16th 2018 07:00 am
Just in time for summer, the striking new bathhouse facility at Fort Niagara State Park is now complete.
Beginning of Summer Street Dance in Youngstown
Sat, Jun 16th 2018 07:00 am
Sponsored by the Youngstown Business and Professional Association, the Village of Youngstown, with assistance by Youngstown Police and Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co., the ninth annual Beginning of Summer Street Dance will take over the village's Main Street from 6-10 p.m.
VILLAGE OF LEWISTON INTENDS TO PURCHASE FRONTIER HOUSE
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 01:25 pm
"We finally did it," Mayor Terry Collesano said Thursday night.
Peach Queen program seeks applicants
Wed, Jun 13th 2018 12:05 pm
Niagara County Peach Queen applications for the 2018 program are now available online at www.LewistonPeachFestival.org. The annual program for young women (ages 17-21) who reside in Niagara County will start in July. It is centered on community service.
Lewiston Council on the Arts announces 2018 schedule of events
Mon, Jun 11th 2018 07:00 am
Fresh from organizing the second annual "A Taste of Lewiston," the Lewiston Council on the Arts has released the rest of its culturally enriching - and entertaining - lineup for 2018.
Hundreds pay tribute at Greater Niagara Relay For Life
Fri, Jun 8th 2018 08:00 pm
Hundreds were part of a special experience last weekend as the 2018 American Cancer Society's Greater Niagara Relay For Life took place from Saturday afternoon to Sunday morning at Reservoir State Park in the Town of Niagara.
In for a cure
Tue, Jun 5th 2018 07:00 am
On Saturday, June 2, members of the Youngstown Lions Club volunteered at this year's "Tour De Cure," greeting participants and handing out food and refreshments at McFeely Plaza in Fort Niagara State Park.
Lew-Port Class of 1968 reunion committee meets
Mon, Jun 4th 2018 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Class Reunion Committee met on Thursday at the home of Vicki DeVantier to finalize a few plans for its 50th class reunion.
VIDEO, PHOTOS: Lewiston Artisan Market debuts
Sat, Jun 2nd 2018 06:10 pm
Saturday marked the official start of the Lewiston Artisan Market at Academy Park. Local elected leaders joined organizer Jamie Symmonds of Willow Consulting to welcome residents, merchants and guests - who started showing up as soon as the market opened at 8 a.m.
Beautifying Center Street
Tue, May 29th 2018 11:20 am
Right before Memorial Day, members of the Lewiston Beautification Committee and Lewiston Garden Club joined forces to put together flowerpots on Center Street.