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Old Fort Niagara hosts French Heritage Days
Fri, Oct 22nd 2021 07:00 am
Old Fort Niagara celebrates the Niagara Region's French heritage with two days of special programming designed to highlight the early French occupation of the area.
Artpark & Company awarded for interactive wayfinding system
Tue, Oct 19th 2021 12:50 pm
Tuesday morning, at the "Murmuration" art installation, New York nonprofit organization Parks & Trails New York presented a "big check" to Artpark & Company. This was done to acknowledge a $50,000 award to create a comprehensive wayfinding system and incorporate public Wi-Fi along Artpark's pathways. The goal is to provide data access to a diverse demographic of visitors, and to serve as a functional necessity for an interactive signage system and data collection.
LCA's 'A Tribute to the Edmund Fitzgerald' returns to BBC
Mon, Oct 18th 2021 02:40 pm
At 7:10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, the Lewiston Council on the Arts will present the eighth "A Tribute to the Edmund Fitzgerald" fundraiser at the Brickyard Brewing Company, 436 Center St., Lewiston.
Russell J. Salvatore donates to Mount St. Mary's
Sat, Oct 16th 2021 02:10 pm
Known for creating a welcoming atmosphere at his restaurants for decades, Russell J. Salvatore is doing the same for patients, visitors and staff at Mount St. Mary's Hospital.
Research and Design brings life to vacant Lewiston space
Fri, Oct 15th 2021 11:00 am
Lewiston residents Rani (Somayaji) and Dennis Salemi recently opened Research and Design inside the former HSBC Bank on Center Street. The interior redesign is, quite frankly, shocking, as the space that once housed teller windows, cubicles and a conference room now boasts a mural; an open retail design with designer clothing, shoes and jewelry; and a children's room brimming with toys and Lewiston-branded shirts.
YBPA: Somewhere recognized as 2020 Business of the Year
Fri, Oct 15th 2021 10:00 am
Tuesday evening, the Youngstown Business and Professional Association held a formal get-together at Fort Niagara's Officer's Club.
Monumental
Thu, Oct 14th 2021 08:35 pm
It was a beautiful sunny morning for volunteers from the Historical Association of Lewiston as they undertook their annual washing and waxing of two local landmarks last Thursday. The bronze Freedom Crossing and Tuscarora Heroes Monuments were each buffed to a shiny finish.
Higgins announces plans for US to reopen its northern border to vaccinated Canadians in November
Wed, Oct 13th 2021 08:25 am
Congressman Brian Higgins on Wednesday night announced the United States is planning to reopen its land border to Canadians in November.
MacKenzie Smith awarded HAL Tuscarora scholarship
Mon, Oct 11th 2021 01:35 pm
Sunny skies and mild temperatures greeted community leaders and citizens who met on Indigenous Peoples' Day, Oct. 11, to honor a local student from the Tuscarora Nation.
Halloween will be 4-night event in Lewiston
Fri, Oct 8th 2021 10:35 pm
If you're into creepy and kooky, mysterious and spooky, or all together ooky ... well, you're in luck.
Phone calls to change: NCSO reminds residents of new 10-digit dialing transition
Fri, Oct 8th 2021 11:20 am
Niagara County Sheriff's Office Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti, along with the Niagara County Police Chiefs, remind residents the 10-digit dialing transition is approaching.
Kiwanis Club installation ceremony
Wed, Oct 6th 2021 02:50 pm
The Kiwanis Club of Northern Niagara County held its installation of 2021-22 officers on Sunday.
NU's 'Surviving...Thriving: A Journey of Healing Through Art' honors survivors, raises awareness of domestic violence
Tue, Oct 5th 2021 10:10 am
A viewing of artwork created by survivors of domestic violence was the centerpiece of an event Sept. 30 at Niagara University's Castellani Art Museum called "Surviving...Thriving: A Journey of Healing Through Art."
Starbucks opens at Lewiston Tops
Mon, Sep 27th 2021 05:20 pm
Starbucks debuted inside DiMino Lewiston Tops on Monday. The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for owner Anthony DiMino and his staff.
Changes coming to Lewiston Christmas Walk weekend
Fri, Sep 24th 2021 07:00 am
Santa Claus is coming to town - and he's bringing some extra goodies this year.
Welcome to Lewiston, All Dolled Up
Thu, Sep 23rd 2021 08:30 pm
All Dolled Up celebrated a ribbon-cutting Tuesday at 421 Center St., in the Village of Lewiston. Owner Kim Queffelec has expanded her original business in West Seneca to this second location in Lewiston.
$1.6 billion clean energy investment to extend operating life of Niagara Power Project
Wed, Sep 22nd 2021 01:05 pm
During Climate Week, Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday announced completion of a $460 million modernization and life extension effort at the New York Power Authority's Lewiston Pump Generating Plant, and the digitization of the first of 13 hydropower turbines at the Robert Moses Niagara Power Plant.
'Pedal for Polio' set for Oct. 2
Tue, Sep 21st 2021 07:15 pm
Rotary members in Western New York and Southern Ontario will participate in the second annual "Dr. Ron Mergl Memorial Pedal for Polio" on Saturday, Oct. 2. Bicyclists, other participants, donors and sponsors will unite in America and Canada to raise funds to assist in Rotary International's goal of completely eradicating polio.
Ice rink returning to Village of Lewiston
Tue, Sep 21st 2021 10:30 am
The Lewiston Family Ice Rink will return to Academy Park this winter, just in time for the holidays.
What is 'Lewiston Jeopardy!' fun-raises for HAL?
Mon, Sep 20th 2021 11:55 am
The newly remodeled Brickyard Brewing Company was the scene, Saturday night, for the return of "Lewiston Jeopardy!" - a beer and pizza fundraiser for the Historical Association of Lewiston. Fans filled the second-floor banquet room to watch four rounds of questions (plus the all-important final question) while also competing for raffle tickets and other prizes during the "commercials." This event - canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions limiting gatherings - raised more than $1,000 for HAL.
Construction begins at new Lewiston playground
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 05:50 pm
Village of Lewiston Mayor Anne Welch reports volunteers arrived bright and early Friday morning to begin work on the new inclusive playground located in Marilyn Toohey Park behind the Red Brick Municipal Building.
Bed and breakfast, reuse of rathskeller eyed for Frontier House
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 11:00 am
When it comes to the Frontier House's reopening, the question is this: Do you want it done fast, or do you want it done right?
'Sound Moves Me' opening at Artpark
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 10:30 am
Artpark & Company on Thursday announced a new series of interactive outdoor arts workshops titled "Sound Moves Me" set along the Niagara River Gorge in the Artpark Percussion Garden area (lower park, South Fourth Street entrance). The series, offered free of charge and open to people of all ages and physical abilities, is set for 3-4:30 p.m. Saturday afternoons from Sept. 25 through Oct. 23.
'RockOut Cancer' returns to raise funds for those battling disease
Mon, Sep 13th 2021 07:00 am
"RockOut Cancer" will return to the Lewiston Stone House this weekend to raise money for services provided to those battling cancer - and more often than not - aid to their family members.
Lewiston-Porter Community Education returns with in-person instruction
Mon, Sep 13th 2021 07:00 am
With a new school year underway and the challenges of COVID-19 being addressed, the Lewiston-Porter School District has announced the return of its popular community education program for fall-winter 2021.
Peach Festival: Shanya Davis named Peach Queen
Sun, Sep 12th 2021 11:00 pm
Sunday night at the Lewiston No. 1 Fire Co. firehall, 19-year-old Shanya Davis of Niagara Falls was named the 2021-22 Peach Queen. She received her crown from Victoria Skrlin-Kozak, who took the title in 2019. The scholarship pageant did not take place in 2020, due to coronavirus safety restrictions.
Renovation to Alphonso DiMino Memorial Bandshell completed
Sat, Sep 4th 2021 01:05 pm
Construction is now complete on the relocated and expanded Alphonso DiMino Memorial Bandshell at Academy Park in Lewiston. In fact, a handful of parents wasted no time in bringing their children - contestants in next weekend's Peach Festival Fuzz and Blossom contests - to practice Friday on the new stage.
Lewiston playground work underway
Sat, Sep 4th 2021 01:00 pm
Construction is underway on the new playground to be built behind the Red Brick Municipal Building on North Fourth and Onondaga streets.
Lewiston photographer presents '40 Over 40' exhibit at Carnegie Art Center
Fri, Aug 27th 2021 01:40 pm
In celebration of the "40 Over 40" campaign - a movement she started in the Buffalo Region - Andrea Costrino presented an art exhibit for the project Thursday at the Carnegie Art Center in North Tonawanda. All women involved in the campaign were invited to the pop-up exhibit of portraits from each women's session - and to toast each other in support of one another.
Kiwanians gearing up for Niagara County Peach Festival
Thu, Aug 26th 2021 09:40 am
The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston held a news conference Wednesday at Academy Park in Lewiston to announce what's new for the 63rd annual Niagara County Peach Festival. The event returns after having to be canceled in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 2021 edition will take place Sept. 9-12 at Academy Park on Center Street.
Old Fort Niagara to host 'War of 1812 Encampment'
Tue, Aug 24th 2021 12:35 pm
Old Fort Niagara's "War of 1812 Encampment" is set for Labor Day weekend, Sept. 4-5. This year's event will focus on U.S. troops who garrisoned the fort from June of 1812 through December of 1813, when the British captured the fort.
Village of Lewiston considering second Fourth Street mural proposal
Sat, Aug 21st 2021 04:00 pm
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston were recently presented a revised proposal from Artpark & Company for a wayfinding mural on South Fourth Street. This one, titled "Unity in Diversity," is expected to be smaller in nature than the concept presented last month and not approved by the board.
Art Festival (crowd) returns to Lewiston
Mon, Aug 16th 2021 09:00 am
As evidenced by the throngs of people entering as and slightly before it began this past weekend, the Lewiston Art Festival was sorely missed.
BPO performs at Old Fort Niagara
Fri, Aug 13th 2021 11:15 am
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra returned to Youngstown on Sunday for a performance at Old Fort Niagara. Assistant Conductor Jaman E. Dunn led an evening of patriotic favorites as the BPO performed Sousa's "The Stars and Stripes Forever," an "Armed Forces Song Medley" and Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture."
Niagara County Peach Festival: New park arrangements in store for visitors
Fri, Aug 13th 2021 07:00 am
News and excitement continues to build as the 63rd edition of the Niagara County Peach Festival nears.
Modern Corporation sponsors Lewiston Art Festival and 'Blue Mondays'
Tue, Aug 10th 2021 04:55 pm
Modern Corporation will sponsor one of Lewiston's biggest events of 2021.
Lewiston Art Festival returns following 'lost year'
Tue, Aug 10th 2021 02:50 pm
One of Niagara County's premier summer festivals returns next weekend, filling streets with art and music.
New York Power Authority launches first study to assess potential impact of climate change on its operations
Mon, Aug 9th 2021 01:05 pm
The New York Power Authority will study the long-term effects of climate change on its physical power generation and transmission assets and system operations.
Artpark & Modern Disposal Services present 'Power of Niagara'
Mon, Aug 9th 2021 09:45 am
Artpark & Company and Modern Disposal Services will present "Power of Niagara," "A celebration of arts, nature and a sustainable future" on Aug. 21. The evening will be a celebration of the environment, including a performance of "Branché" by Cirque Barcode & Acting for Climate Montréal; the world premiere of "The Power of Niagara" by Jon Lehrer Dance Company; performances by Buffalo String Works; and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by JoAnn Falletta.
Niagara County to hold household hazardous waste collection in Lewiston
Tue, Aug 3rd 2021 07:00 am
Niagara County Legislature Chairwoman Becky Wydysh and Legislator Irene Myers are co-sponsoring a household hazardous waste collection on Saturday, Aug. 21, in conjunction with the Town of Lewiston, New York State Sen. Rob Ortt, Assemblyman Angelo Morinello and the Niagara County Department of Public Works. The event is open to all Niagara County residents. An appointment is required.
 

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