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Lewiston village, town meet on water, police funding
Sat, Nov 3rd 2012 07:00 am
With the winds and rains of Hurricane Sandy pelting on the outside, the Village of Lewiston trustees and Lewiston Town Board met inside Monday at Lewiston Town Hall, and there were degrees of storminess felt at both sides of the table.
Dotty Gara: The incredible but true story of one Lewiston woman's life (so far)
Sat, Nov 3rd 2012 07:00 am
"I'm 73 - and I brag about it," Dotty Gara says. "I was supposed to die when I was 40."
Fishing with Don Supon
Sat, Nov 3rd 2012 07:00 am
Who is Don Supon? That's your first question, I'll bet.
Stella students learn patience and pysanky
Sat, Nov 3rd 2012 07:00 am
A group of eighth-grade students at Stella Niagara Education Park recently learned the ancient art of pysanky in one of SNEP's after-school clubs
Halloween fun in Youngstown
Mon, Oct 29th 2012 02:00 pm
Rain canceled the kids Halloween parade in Youngstown Saturday, but the party in the Youngstown Red Brick School Village Center was still a lot of fun for children of all ages.
Welcome to Lewiston, Town Hall American Bistro
Mon, Oct 29th 2012 01:15 pm
The Town Hall American Bistro celebrated a ribbon-cutting on Oct. 18, prior to hosting the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce "Business Blender" networking event. Members of the chamber and local elected officials helped celebrate, along with owner Tom McCormick (center, holding scissors).
Tuscarora Indian School students make a difference
Sat, Oct 27th 2012 07:00 am
A small group of students can make a big difference. That is certainly evident at Tuscarora Indian School, where students recently participated in The Mighty Niagara Half-Marathon discount card fundraiser for the Niagara Hospice Alliance.
Lewiston: New location, new month for Relay For Life
Sat, Oct 27th 2012 07:00 am
VIDEO: Some big changes are in store for the Relay For Life of Lewiston/Niagara event in 2013.
Tickets on sale for eighth annual Lewiston Tour of Homes
Sat, Oct 27th 2012 07:00 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston has announced tickets are on sale for its eighth annual Tour of Homes, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 1 and 2, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at select addresses in Lewiston.
Ransomville Country Cruisers help community
Fri, Oct 26th 2012 07:45 pm
Prior to the Town of Porter Historical Society meeting in Ransomville, Doug Diez, on behalf of the Ransomville Country Cruisers, made several check presentations.
Fish report: Fall perch are in at Wilson Harbor, finally!
Sat, Oct 20th 2012 07:00 am
Richard Fortier and Tim Badeneyck, both of Niagara Falls, found the fall perch running in Wilson Harbor off the north dock at the Tuscarora State Park launch ramp.
Village of Lewiston Board hears it on Lewiston Police
Sat, Oct 20th 2012 07:00 am
They came, voiced their opinions and then some. But, in the end, the matter remained far from settled.
Beauty and the beast
Sat, Oct 20th 2012 07:00 am
Niagara Frontier Publications' Skip Mazenauer, publisher of the Sentinel, poses with Casa Antica manager Robert Herman, chef Charlie Soldano and the "Casa Girls" outside of the Italian restaurant.
Bicentennial boom
Fri, Oct 19th 2012 08:30 pm
On Oct. 12, Lewiston was home to the largest battery of 1812-period artillery ever assembled in one place, at one time.
Town of Lewiston sets sight on multimillion-dollar recreational and senior center
Fri, Oct 19th 2012 08:00 pm
A Town of Lewiston committee formed to look into the practicality of building a multimillion-dollar recreational and senior center has identified the Lewiston-Porter school campus as an ideal site.
Centenarians celebrate
Fri, Oct 19th 2012 07:55 pm
The Niagara County Office for the Aging sponsored a birthday party at the Lewiston Senior Center for individuals in Niagara County who turned 100 or older this year.
Johnson, Lieberman, Schweitzer honored during Niagara University convocation
Fri, Oct 19th 2012 10:15 am
Niagara University's College of Hospitality and Tourism Management held its 12th annual convocation Thursday, Oct. 18, in the university's Alumni Chapel. Sponsored by the Maid of the Mist Corp., the convocation is the college's showcase event.
Niagara County Department of Mental Health recognizes volunteers
Tue, Oct 16th 2012 03:20 pm
The Niagara County Department of Mental Health recently recognized three members of its community services board of directors.
Halloween in Youngstown
Sat, Oct 13th 2012 07:05 am
Youngstown Recreation will hold its annual Halloween party on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 1 p.m. The party will be held in the Red Brick School Village Center gym.
Lewiston Police Department-Village of Lewiston stalemate over funding continues
Sat, Oct 13th 2012 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees will hold its regular meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday. The Lewiston Police Department is not on the agenda, but the LPD-village stalemate over funding is on the minds of many.
Lewiston: 'Frame Works' fundraiser to benefit Lewiston Opera Hall
Tue, Oct 9th 2012 07:00 am
If you have some interesting old window frames sitting around the garage, recycle/reuse them for an exciting art project that will benefit the restoration of one of the most historic buildings in the village, the Lewiston Opera Hall at 736 Center St.
Lennon Sisters meet their match
Mon, Oct 8th 2012 02:55 pm
The legendary Lennon Sisters, of Lawrence Welk fame, recently performed to a sold-out audience at The Historic Riviera Theater in North Tonawanda. Following the show, the siblings met sisters Eva (Jonsson) Nicklas and Kathleen (Jonsson) Godwin.
Steel shell erected at Lewiston No. 1
Sat, Oct 6th 2012 07:00 am
Visible work continued this week outside of Lewiston No. 1 Volunteer Fire Co.,'s North Sixth Street firehall.
Macri earns Niagara University's Outstanding Employee Award
Fri, Oct 5th 2012 11:55 pm
Rosanna Macri, office coordinator in NU's Office of Residence Life, has received the Outstanding Employee Award. Macri, a Niagara Falls resident, was presented with the award by the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque.
Lewiston Police Department 'show of force' at Red Brick as Village of Lewiston considers cuts
Fri, Oct 5th 2012 08:00 am
Discord between the Village of Lewiston, the Lewiston Police Department and the Town of Lewiston escalated to new heights Thursday.
'Domstock' benefits Hospice
Thu, Oct 4th 2012 05:00 pm
All Metal Works in Gasport recently held its fourth annual "Domstock" barbecue and concert fundraiser. The event raised $11,000 for Niagara Hospice.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center plans health care conference for women
Tue, Oct 2nd 2012 04:25 pm
For the fifth consecutive year, Mount St. Mary's Hospital will host "A Conference on Healthcare for Women" to raise awareness among women in the local community on a wide array of issues and actions that can help improve their health.
Artpark acknowledges Town of Lewiston, LPD
Sat, Sep 29th 2012 07:05 am
Artpark & Company President George Osborne presented Lewiston Police Department Chief Chris Salada and Town of Lewiston Supervisor Steve Reiter with a check Wednesday for the LPD, recognizing outstanding work during the 2012 season.
First-ever Mighty Niagara Half Marathon a success
Fri, Sep 28th 2012 08:30 pm
A total of 925 runners weathered cold, rainy conditions for a good cause as the first-ever Mighty Niagara Half Marathon to benefit Niagara Hospice took place Saturday morning along a course from Artpark in Lewiston to Porter on the Lake.
American Bus Association Names 'War of 1812 Encampment' a 'Top 100 Event for 2013'
Thu, Sep 27th 2012 05:30 pm
The American Bus Association has announced the "War of 1812 Encampment - the Capture of Fort Niagara," held Sept. 1 and 2, was designated as one of the "Top 100 Events in North America for 2013" by an experienced tourism industry selection committee.
Create a scarecrow worth crowing about!
Tue, Sep 18th 2012 02:15 pm
Promote your business, organization, or community in the 2012 Niagara River Region Scarecrow Display. Artistic interpretations of a variety of scarecrows will line the main streets of Lewiston, Sanborn, Ransomville and Youngstown.
Rivershore offers 'Pathways to Excellence'
Sat, Sep 15th 2012 07:00 am
The Rivershore Foundation presented Rivershore Inc.'s third annual gala dinner on Wednesday at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
Bandana's supports Niagara Hospice
Sat, Sep 15th 2012 07:00 am
Bandana's Bar & Grill recently held a pool tournament to benefit the programs and services of Niagara Hospice. Proceeds from the tournament, a basket auction and 50/50 split totaled more than $1,100.
Maziarz, Pollow win primary races
Sat, Sep 15th 2012 02:00 am
Wayne Pollow and State Sen. George Maziarz won their respective primary races this past week. Pollow is running for Porter town justice, while Maziarz seeks to be re-elected for a fifth term.
Peach Festival 2012: A royal delight
Fri, Sep 14th 2012 07:00 am
Margaret Dorian was crowned Peach Queen, Owen Michael Galbraith was named Peach Fuzz and Alyssa Marella Peach Blossom Sunday at the 55th annual Lewiston Kiwanis Peach Festival. Also that night, Sarah Privitera took home the Miss Congeniality award and the Sentinel's Joshua Maloni received the media award.
Castellani Art Museum's gala celebrates 10 years of support for art education, 'kids 'n arts' camp
Thu, Sep 13th 2012 07:00 am
Ten years ago, the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University held its first gala, "Child's Play," to raise funds to support art education programs at the museum. Every year since then, a cadre of volunteers has planned a dinner and auction that has become one the most anticipated social events of the fall.
Game on: Frontier Lanes reopens in Village of Lewiston
Mon, Sep 10th 2012 04:40 pm
Lewiston was abuzz with a different type of balls and strikes Monday as Frontier Lanes, the village's 54-year bowling alley, reopened for business.
Blessing of St. Peter School
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 09:30 am
St. Peter R.C. Church in Lewiston recently held its "Blessing of the School" along with a family picnic. Families were asked to gather on the front lawn of the rectory where Father Michael Zuffoletto began the school year with a family blessing.
HART Interfaith serves a growing need in community
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 09:25 am
The Hart Assistance Referral Team, known as HART Interfaith Inc., is a unique Niagara County program for home care referral. There are plenty of local health care agencies and service providers for individuals in need of home care, help with chores, or companionship. Yet for those who don't know where to seek these services, there are few available resources for the search process.

HART Interfaith Inc., housed at First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston, was created in Niagara County in 1982 to provide for this service gap. The program's founders recognized what HART Interfaith Inc.'s website describes as "a growing need for individuals to receive affordable help in their homes."

Lewiston Garden Club awards scholarship
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 09:25 am
The Lewiston Garden Club has awarded its 2012 scholarship of $1,000 to Amanda Smith. She is a 2012 Lew-Port graduate who has begun her collegiate career at Niagara University. Smith's goal is to become an environmental lawyer.

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