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Village of Lewiston to hold public hearing on 'sandwich board' sign laws
Fri, Jun 16th 2023 11:00 am
"Sandwich board" signs will again be discussed by elected leaders in the Village of Lewiston, when the Board of Trustees hosts a public hearing at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 20, at the Red Brick Municipal Building, 145 N. Fourth St.
Former Village of Lewiston Mayor Marilyn Toohey to turn 100
Fri, Jun 16th 2023 10:05 am
Marilyn Toohey is turning 100 years old on June 24.
1199SEIU: Nearly 100 union health care workers to be displaced by Catholic Health's reconfiguration of services
Thu, Jun 15th 2023 11:35 am
Nearly 100 full-time union health care workers at Catholic Health's Mount St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston are working to find new job placements following an announcement that the hospital would cut critical patient services for rural Niagara County residents.
Speaking at NU, NFL Executive Vice President Troy Vincent establishes The Vincent Commission
Wed, Jun 14th 2023 07:15 pm
Troy Vincent, NFL executive vice president, and Tommi Vincent, chair of the National Domestic Violence Hotline, have launched The Vincent Commission, a newly established entity formed to study and address gender-based violence on college and university campuses.
(Five For) Fighting the good fight: John Ondrasik teams with Ukrainian Orchestra to raise awareness
Wed, Jun 14th 2023 11:35 am
Myriad hit singles will echo down the Niagara River on July 11 when the Barenaked Ladies return to Artpark with "The Last Summer on Earth Tour." But one song will be especially poignant in light of continuing hostility in Ukraine.
Great Lakes Real Estate honors agents
Tue, Jun 13th 2023 02:10 pm
On the memorable evening of Wednesday, the 7th of June, Great Lakes Real Estate gathered together to pay tribute to their exceptional agents at the annual awards banquet.
Catholic Health announces reconfiguration plan at Mount St. Mary's Hospital
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 05:15 pm
As health care continues its shift from inpatient to outpatient care, and providers everywhere face ongoing staffing and reimbursement challenges, Catholic Health is focusing on the future by developing "Centers of Excellence" within its hospital network and creating a "Neighborhood Hospital" model to serve residents throughout Niagara County.
Celebrate summer at Lewiston GardenFest
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 09:05 am
Lewiston GardenFest, presented by the Lewiston Garden Club, is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 17, and Sunday, June 18, along Center Street. The festival includes approximately 70 vendors selling flowers, plants and handcrafted garden art essentials, along with a garden walk, speakers, a container garden contest, and more throughout the weekend.
10 Miles of smiles: Regionwide garage sale in photos
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 08:55 am
Despite rainy bookends to the 10 Mile Garage Sale weekend, the event drew crowds throughout the River Region looking for long-lost treasure and unique items customers can't find anywhere else - even online. Saturday was the highlight, with sizzling pop-up sales and happy patrons seen on myriad streets.
New roof completed at French Castle at Old Fort Niagara State Historic Site
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 07:20 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, along with Old Fort Niagara Association, on Friday revealed a new roof on the iconic French Castle, one of the oldest buildings on the Great Lakes.
Photos: 'Lewiston Landing' sign unveiled
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 07:00 am
"Lewiston Landing" has arrived at Lewiston Landing.
Lake trout research underway on Lake Ontario
Wed, Jun 7th 2023 09:50 am
Lake trout research underway on Lake Ontario is part of the U.S.-Canada Cooperative Science and Monitoring Initiative (CSMI) field year on the lake. Research collecting data on lake trout movement using acoustic telemetry tags is being led by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) in collaboration with the U.S. Geologic Survey (USGS), New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Fisheries, with outreach assistance from New York Sea Grant (NYSG).
Lewiston Artisan Farmers Market starts strong
Sat, Jun 3rd 2023 11:15 am
The new Lewiston Artisan Farmers Market's season had a smooth start, organizer Jamie Symmonds of Willow Consulting said Saturday. Crowds were out in full force stocking up on fresh produce, flowers, honey and sweet treats, while sampling breakfast sandwiches, listening to live music, and interacting with Nickel City Canine Rescue dogs.
Como Deli on Center Street closed
Fri, Jun 2nd 2023 09:30 am
The Como Deli on Center Street has permanently closed. Sunday was the eatery's last day serving the Lewiston community.
Lew-Port Business Academy holds graduation exercises
Fri, Jun 2nd 2023 09:20 am
The Lewiston-Porter High School Academy of Business and Finance held its 11th annual graduation ceremony this week on the campus grounds.
Ransomville celebrations take off, with annual Community Faire on Saturday
Fri, Jun 2nd 2023 09:20 am
The "Hometown Heroes" banners are flying; enjoyable pre-summer weather is here, and with it the annual Ransomville Community Faire takes over the hamlet, starting at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 10.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital honors local EMS professionals
Wed, May 31st 2023 01:40 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital honored first responders from throughout Niagara County at its annual EMS Recognition Dinner, held on May 24 in conjunction with National EMS Week.
Memorial Day in Youngstown
Tue, May 30th 2023 01:25 pm
Veterans of Foreign Wars Lake Ontario Post 313 Auxiliary presented a Memorial Day event in the 1812 Cemetery at Old Fort Niagara.
Memorial Day parade returns after 3 years away
Mon, May 29th 2023 01:00 pm
Following three years of pandemic-related cancellations, the Lewiston Memorial Day parade returned Monday.
Lewiston's founding families recognized on Memorial Day weekend
Sun, May 28th 2023 02:40 pm
A ceremony was held Sunday at Lewiston Village Cemetery, amid a new section of the site that acknowledges some of the area's original residents.
Frontier House update: Windows ordered, exterior work to continue this summer
Fri, May 26th 2023 11:00 am
With the summer tourism season about to start in Lewiston, new questions have arisen as to the status of the village's most famous building, the 199-year-old Frontier House.
Vandals target bathroom at new Village of Lewiston playground
Fri, May 26th 2023 10:00 am
Village of Lewiston trustees were livid Monday, recounting how the bathroom outside the inclusive playground at Marilyn Toohey Park was vandalized over the weekend - and not for the first time.
'Hometown Heroes' banners program growing in Niagara County
Fri, May 26th 2023 10:00 am
You've likely seen them in your travels around western Niagara County: Attractive flags hanging from utility poles bearing the names of service members from the area. It's a project that's become known as the "Hometown Heroes" banner program - and it's gaining popularity.
Lewiston Council on the Arts announces 'Music Mondays' concert series
Fri, May 26th 2023 09:05 am
Once again, the Lewiston Council on the Arts has a stellar lineup of free concerts to fill your summer nights with song.
NYS: $1.8 million in grants awarded to state parks, trails, historic sites
Wed, May 24th 2023 08:55 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced $1.8 million in grants to support 28 not-for-profit organizations involved with stewardship of state parks, trails, historic sites and public lands, the highest amount awarded in the Park and Trail Partnership Grants program history.
Summer preview: The comprehensive guide to Artpark & Company's 2023 season
Fri, May 19th 2023 10:00 am
Artpark & Company's focus for this summer - its 50th season - centers on five key words: spectacle, drama, Indigenous & global influences.
Village of Lewiston recognizes Lions Club
Fri, May 19th 2023 09:10 am
The Lewiston Community Lions sponsored the Village of Lewiston Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 22, starting at the Red Brick Municipal Building. On Monday of this week, trustees recognized the club for its work. Mayor Anne Welch presented a certificate of appreciation to Lion Rob Nichols.
Lewiston Artisan Farmers Market returns with local produce, space to build community, connections
Fri, May 19th 2023 09:00 am
The Lewiston Artisan Farmers Market operates from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Saturday on the Portage Road side of Academy Park. Opening day for the 2023 season is June 3.
Ortt honors Wydysh as a 2023 New York State 'Woman of Distinction'
Wed, May 17th 2023 12:40 pm
New York State Senate Republican Leader Robert Ortt honored Rebecca Wydysh, chairwoman of the Niagara County Legislature, as the 2023 New York State Senate "Woman of Distinction" from the 62nd Senate District.
Unofficial Lewiston-Porter School District vote results
Wed, May 17th 2023 09:40 am
Lewiston-Porter Central School District Secretary to the Superintendent/District Clerk Marisa I. Barile announced the following unofficial results of the Lewiston-Porter Central School District 2023 annual meeting, budget vote and election:
Village of Lewiston presents revised proposal for 'sandwich board' signs; sets public hearing date
Tue, May 16th 2023 08:05 am
Revised text for a proposed change to the Village of Lewiston's "sandwich board" sign law was presented at Monday's monthly municipal meeting.
Lewiston volunteers spruce up Hennepin Park
Fri, May 12th 2023 11:00 am
Last Friday, members of the Lewiston Garden Club and the Lewiston Beautification Commission met at Hennepin Park to weed, clean and plant at the Center and South Fourth streets site. The work was done in anticipation of the annual Lewiston GardenFest, which will take place June 17-18.
DiMino's Lewiston Tops looks to expand
Fri, May 12th 2023 11:00 am
The Village of Lewiston has received plans for an expansion project at DiMino's Lewiston Tops, 906 Center St.
Richardson looks to convert Ridge Street property into community center
Fri, May 12th 2023 11:00 am
Developer, professor and Edwin Mellen Press founder Herbert Richardson is working on a plan to renovate the property next to the Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q.'s rear entrance, at 415 Ridge St., Lewiston.
'Sandwich boards' off the menu again in Lewiston
Fri, May 12th 2023 11:00 am
Following three years of relaxed enforcement on "sandwich board" signs, the Village of Lewiston intends to again limit these promotional markers. It has been working with the Planning Commission on drafting new law language.
Recreation news in Lewiston: Camp Stonehaven opens; youth programs getting busy
Fri, May 12th 2023 10:30 am
With favorable spring weather finally at hand, recreation updates are topping the news for the Town of Lewiston.
HART offers Hands-Only CPR class presented by American Heart Association
Fri, May 12th 2023 07:00 am
The Home Assistance Referral Team will offer a Hands-Only CPR class, presented by the American Heart Association, on Thursday, May 18, at HART, 505 Cayuga St., Lewiston.
Morinello: Concealed Carry Improvement Act amendments honor history
Wed, May 10th 2023 08:35 pm
Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello applauded the clarification of the intent of the Concealed Carry Improvement Act (A.3005-C) as it pertains to exceptions for those who carry a weapon in sensitive locations.
NYS agencies monitoring Lake Ontario water levels following heavy rainfall
Wed, May 10th 2023 09:30 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced New York state agency personnel are closely monitoring the rising water levels along Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River, as lake levels have surpassed 247 feet, following prolonged rainfall throughout the Great Lakes system in recent weeks.
CAM: New Niagara University student-curated exhibition showcases works of local potter
Tue, May 9th 2023 12:10 pm
Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University has a new student-curated exhibition, "Shaping Nature," by Buffalo-based Japanese potter Junko McGee that explores the relationship between nature and artistry, on view through Oct. 29. "Shaping Nature" is McGee's first solo exhibition, curated by Niagara University's exhibiting cultures class, led by senior lecturer and CAM Curator of Folk Arts Edward Y. Millar.
 

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