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Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: Joseph Brant and Lemuel Cooke build historic site
Fri, May 20th 2022 12:15 pm
At 832 Ridge Road sits a house with history that predates its construction. The first known structure built on this spot was made by Joseph Brant, a Mohawk chief, and his tribe. It was the site of their camp, and later the cabin of Brant.
Down River Run 5K and 1.5 Mile Fun Walk is back
Fri, May 20th 2022 07:00 am
The Family & Friends Down Syndrome Association of Niagara is pleased to announce the return of The Down River Run 5K and 1.5 Mile Fun Walk. The event will take place June 5 at Fort Niagara State Park, managed by Its Your Race, Race Management Solutions.
Ortt honors Bruce Sutherland with hall of fame nomination
Fri, May 20th 2022 07:00 am
Earlier this week, New York State Senate Minority Leader Rob Ortt was able to recognize and honor his nominee for the 2022 New York State Senate Veterans' Hall of Fame, Col. Bruce R. Sutherland. The family of Sutherland, who was honored posthumously, received the award from Ortt's office at the first Col. Bruce R. Sutherland Memorial Golf Tournament held at Niagara Frontier Golf Club - a local favorite of Sutherland's.
Niagara Post Theater, Fort Niagara among recipients of $900,000 in total grants
Thu, May 19th 2022 03:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday announced $900,000 in grants to support 27 not-for-profit organizations involved with stewardship of state parks, trails, historic sites and public lands.
Bruce Sutherland tribute: Niagara Wheatfield sophomore wins $1,000 putting contest
Wed, May 18th 2022 10:40 am
Brianna Scozzafava, a 15-old-year Niagara Wheatfield sophomore who plays on the high school's golf team, defeated some of the area's best golfers by sinking the only putt in the Col. Bruce Sutherland Golf Tournament's putting contest.
DOT nixes Center Street digital sign idea
Mon, May 16th 2022 10:00 pm
There will be no digital sign at Academy Park.
Can You Help: Fundraiser for Mason FOREVER Foundation
Mon, May 16th 2022 01:45 pm
My name is Lucia Sanchez. I am a senior at Lewiston-Porter High School and captain of the girls varsity lacrosse team. The girls lacrosse team is proud to be organizing a 5K race to support the Mason FOREVER Foundation. The event is scheduled for June 2 at 6:30 p.m. at Artpark State Park.
'Soldiers Through the Ages' at Old Fort Niagara
Mon, May 16th 2022 11:55 am
As one of the longest occupied military bases in the United States, Old Fort Niagara has a lot of history to share. On Memorial Day weekend, the fort will present its annual "Soldiers through the Ages" event, a timeline of military history spanning four centuries.
Artpark looks to prove different is better in 2022
Fri, May 13th 2022 11:00 am
By now, you probably know Artpark's summer season will look a little different than 15, 10 and even five years ago. Heck, more than 50% of a promotional two-sided event flyer focuses on events other than concerts. What you might not know is why.
Niagara Wine Trail hosts 'Wine & Charcuterie' weekend event
Wed, May 11th 2022 11:20 am
Tickets are on sale now for the Niagara Wine Trail's first "Wine & Charcuterie" weekend food sampling and wine tasting event, set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, June 4; and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 5.
Artpark's Strawberry Moon Festival to feature Blue Rodeo, Pamyua, tribute to Joanne Shenandoah
Tue, May 10th 2022 10:35 am
Artpark's Strawberry Moon Festival will return Saturday, June 18.
Milling underway on Center Street - but businesses are open
Mon, May 9th 2022 05:00 pm
Don't let the empty parking spaces fool you: Center Street businesses are open, as usual.
'The Peace Garden' returns to the Peace Garden
Mon, May 9th 2022 10:25 am
On Saturday, the Village of Lewiston officially welcomed poet Robert M. Giannetti's "The Peace Garden" back to the International Peace Garden on Center Street.
Village of Lewiston seeks input on digital sign proposal
Fri, May 6th 2022 11:00 am
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston will hold a public information session at 6 p.m. Monday, May 16, to discuss the viability of adding a digital information sign at the corner of Center Street and Portage Road. This Academy Park marker would replace the recently retired black and white letterboard sign.
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: History of creativity at Center Street hangout
Fri, May 6th 2022 10:30 am
These articles have given the authors a renewed focus on early life in the Town and Village of Lewiston and, today, we learn of our first non-military medical resources in the entire area. Lewiston is very unique in the scope and importance of its personal history. We hope you are all enjoying the information and appreciating how special this area in which you live is.
Flip Burger opens new location next to Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard in Lewiston
Fri, May 6th 2022 10:30 am
Ryan, Erin and Daniel Vecchies opened their first Flip Burger eatery in June 2015 in an ideal location - right across the street from Prospect Park, heading into Niagara Falls State Park. They just opened a new Flip Burger - and once again found a choice spot: right next to Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard on Portage Road.
Lewiston VFW provides update on Memorial Day ceremony
Fri, May 6th 2022 09:55 am
This year, the Memorial Day Remembrance Committee has decided to forgo the parade and luncheon because of the Lewiston bicentennial parade and celebration.
Niagara University receives $10 million gift from Jeff & Mary Helen Holzschuh
Wed, May 4th 2022 06:15 pm
Niagara University announced that Jeff and Mary Helen Holzschuh have pledged a gift of $10 million to the university. In recognition of the gift, the university will rename the college of business to the Holzschuh College of Business Administration. With this generous gift, Jeff and Mary Helen become the largest benefactors in the history of the university.
Center Street still open, as construction gets underway
Tue, May 3rd 2022 12:55 pm
Crews from Alden-based Concrete Applied Technologies Corp. began the next phase of Center Street's renovation on Monday. Milling, corner cuts and paving will take place over the next two weeks.
Lewiston's The Silo raising the roof on new season
Sun, May 1st 2022 12:00 pm
The Silo Restaurant in Lewiston opened for the 2022 season on Sunday.
Best chicken in 200 years
Sat, Apr 30th 2022 05:10 pm
Volunteers with the Historical Association of Lewiston hosted a drive-thru Chiavetta's chicken barbecue fundraiser on Saturday at the Town of Lewiston Town Hall parking lot. They were joined by elected and local business leaders. Dinners were just about sold-out when these photos were taken.
Milling, paving to begin on Center Street
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 11:00 am
The Village of Lewiston announced the next phase of rebuilding Center Street will commence Monday, May 2. Milling is scheduled to take place for a week, followed by a week of paving.
Claudia Marasco to challenge Anne Welch for mayor in Lewiston
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 09:05 am
Four years after campaigning alongside Anne Welch, Claudia Marasco will challenge the incumbent for the office of mayor at the June 21 election.
WellNow: Lewiston expected to get urgent care center in 2023
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 08:30 am
WellNow Urgent Care has completed its purchase of 860 Center St. Once built and operational, the now-vacant parcel - situated in between APlus/Sunoco and Lewiston Family Dental - will provide another quick-care treatment option for residents.
Bruce Sutherland Memorial Golf Tournament: Public invited to participate in putting contest with $1,000 in prize money
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 04:15 pm
The Bruce Sutherland Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, May 16, at the Niagara Frontier Golf Club in Youngstown. Funds raised will go to the Historical Association and the Lewiston Museum, and the VFW Post 7487 scholarship fund - two local causes that Sutherland had volunteered and worked for in the past. Bruce was a respected community leader who unexpectedly passed away in December.
Artpark among recipients of $5.47 million grant from Ralph Wilson Foundation to improve trails
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 05:15 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday announced $5.47 million in grants from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation to support improvements to trails in three state parks in Western New York.
D4F marks Earth Day with donations to food pantries
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 11:50 am
Lewiston resident Angelo Sarkees of Deposits for Food has been busy this past week with D4F's annual Earth Day donations to the four Niagara County-area food pantries.
New Enchanted Florist owners planting fresh roots in community
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 11:45 am
Lewiston's well-established floral and gift shop Enchanted Florist, at 739 Center St., is taking on a new life, with new owners Gabrielle and Hassan Ford already making strides to grow the business and their family legacy.
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: History on display in Lewiston
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 11:40 am
In Lewiston, many homes have a value far beyond their material worth. Some people walk by them, oblivious to the history, but many others are aware of the great history that has been made and once lived within the houses.
Village of Lewiston election: Jim Fittante running for office
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 11:25 am
My name is Jim Fittante and I am announcing today that I will seek election as a trustee of the Village of Lewiston in the June 21 village election.
Village of Lewiston election: Vic Eydt seeks reelection
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 11:25 am
Village of Lewiston Trustee Victor E. Eydt announced his plans to seek reelection to the Village Board of Trustees on Election Day (June 21).
Upper Mountain Fire Co. has new vehicle in service
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 11:20 am
Upper Mountain Fire Co. of Lewiston recently took delivery of a new 2020 Chevrolet utility vehicle. This is Upper Mountain's first purchase of a utility truck.
Niagara Post Theater: A future 'entertainment toolbox'
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 03:10 pm
For five decades, the Niagara Post Theater in Old Fort Niagara State Park sat unused, until a group of local theater enthusiasts led by Dave Graf saw something in it and decided to take action.
'Test, Tune, and Time' to start 64th season of racing at Ransomville Speedway
Tue, Apr 19th 2022 02:25 pm
Drums of VP Race Fuels, Hoosier Tire giveaways, and free pit passes will be handed out to the front row of each division during Ransomville Speedway's "Test, Tune, and Time" on Friday, April 29. Drivers will be racing against the clock to see who will be on the front row of their division's feature on opening night, Friday, May 6, presented by VP Racing Small Engine Fuels.
Youngstown Business and Professional Association updates members on happenings for 2022
Fri, Apr 15th 2022 11:00 am
It was close to a full house Tuesday evening as the Youngstown Business and Professional Association held its spring membership meeting at Ray's Tavern on Lake Road in Porter.
Village of Lewiston looking to add digital sign at Academy Park corner
Fri, Apr 15th 2022 11:00 am
The iconic white letterboard sign at the Center Street and Portage Road corner of Academy Park met its demise a few weeks ago. A windstorm rendered what was left of the marker unusable.
Village of Lewiston election: Anne Welch running for reelection
Fri, Apr 15th 2022 09:00 am
Just four years ago this month, I wrote to the Sentinel and introduced myself to you and asked you to support me for mayor of the Village of Lewiston. Thanks to you, I am now Mayor Anne Welch. Thank you for believing in me and electing me four years ago. It has been an exciting and productive time for me and for our village.
Cannabis sales issue remains unsettled on Tuscarora Nation
Fri, Apr 15th 2022 07:00 am
The cannabis dispensary sales issue on the Tuscarora Nation carried into its second week, as disagreements between tribal leaders and select gas/convenience retailers over sales of cannabis products remain unsettled.
Lions Club leading Earth Day cleanup in Lewiston
Fri, Apr 15th 2022 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Earth Day cleanup will be held Saturday, April 23, starting at the Red Brick Municipal Building, 145 N. Fourth St. Sign-in will start at 8 a.m., followed by volunteer instruction and a group photo at 9 a.m. Organizers anticipate clean up activities will last approximately one hour.
Modern Disposal Services & Niagara Orleans BOCES celebrate internship program
Thu, Apr 14th 2022 08:15 pm
Modern Disposal Services announced a new partnership with Niagara Orleans BOCES. In early March, Modern welcomed one welding student and one diesel mechanic student for a spring semester paid internship program.
 

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